Patents Assigned to Industrial Technology Research Institute
  • Publication number: 20220147868
    Abstract: An adjusting method and a training system for a machine learning classification model and a user interface are provided. The machine learning classification model is used to identify several categories. The adjusting method includes the following steps. Several identification data are inputted to the machine learning classification model to obtain several confidences of the categories for each of the identification data. A classification confidence distribution for each of the identification data whose highest value of the confidences is not greater than a critical value is recorded. The classification confidence distributions of the identification data are counted. Some of the identification data are collected according to the cumulative counts of the classification confidence distributions. Whether the collected identification data belong to a new category is determined. If the collected identification data belong to a new category, the new category is added.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Hsin-Cheng LIN, Sen-Yih CHOU
  • Publication number: 20220143842
    Abstract: A finger device including a finger segment, a finger base, a first steering control mechanism, a first actuator, a second steering control mechanism, a universal joint and a second actuator is provided. The finger base is connected to one end of the finger segment, and the first steering control mechanism is disposed on the finger base. The first actuator is configured to provide a first moment to the first steering control mechanism, so that the finger segment and the finger base have a degree of freedom in a first moving direction. The second steering control mechanism is disposed on the finger base. The second actuator is configured to provide a second moment to the universal joint. The universal joint is rotatably connected between the second actuator and the second steering control mechanism, so that the finger segment has a degree of freedom in a second moving direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Shu-Yen LO, Kai-Jen PAI
  • Publication number: 20220143669
    Abstract: A sheet metal hemming device is provided. The sheet metal hemming device includes a frame and a rolling wheel, a bearing wheel, a first rotating shaft, a second rotating shaft, a sliding block, an arc-shaped guide rail and a driver which are disposed on the frame. The rolling wheel is disposed on the first rotating shaft, the bearing wheel is disposed on the second rotating shaft, and an angle is formed between the rolling wheel and the bearing wheel. The sliding block is slidable relative to the arc-shaped guide rail and is connected to the rolling wheel via the first rotating shaft. The driver is connected to the sliding block for driving the sliding block to slide along the arc-shaped guide rail to adjust the angle between the rolling wheel and the bearing wheel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: De-Ru TSAI, Yuan-Chieh LO
  • Publication number: 20220148444
    Abstract: A drone apparatus and a method for deploying a drone working zone are provided. The drone apparatus includes an aircraft body, a communication device, a positioning device and a flight controller. The flight controller is configured to: set edge rules of a working zone unit used to construct a working zone for the drone apparatus to work around a bridge; control the aircraft body to fly along a target section selected in the bridge according to a control signal received by the communication device, and calculate positions of multiple points of interest (POIs) passed by during the flight using the positioning device; generate one working zone unit with positions of adjacent two of the POIs according to the edge rules of the working zone unit; and combine multiple working zone units generated by using positions of all the POIs to construct and deploy the working zone of the target section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chao-Cheng Lo, Yi-Lun Wen
  • Patent number: 11329500
    Abstract: A charging-and-discharging device and a charging-and-discharging method are provided. The charging-and-discharging device includes a renewable energy converter, an aluminum battery, a controller and a current converter. The renewable energy converter receives a power from a renewable energy power generation system. The controller is coupled to the renewable energy converter and the aluminum battery, wherein the controller configures a charging-and-discharging power of the aluminum battery, according to a power value of the power, to compensate the power so as to generate a compensated power. The current converter is coupled to the controller, wherein the current converter outputs the compensated power to a power grid after performing DC/AC converting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Shu-Wei Kuo, Chang-Chung Yang
  • Patent number: 11328946
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of the ESD protection device includes the following steps. A surface treatment is performed on the substrate. A link layer is formed on the substrate after the surface treatment, wherein a material of the link layer includes a metal material. A progressive layer is formed on the link layer, wherein a material of the progressive layer includes a non-stoichiometric metal oxide material, and an oxygen concentration in the non-stoichiometric metal oxide material is increased gradually away from the substrate in a thickness direction of the progressive layer. A composite layer is formed on the progressive layer, wherein the composite layer includes a stoichiometric metal oxide material and a non-stoichiometric metal oxide material, and a ratio of the non-stoichiometric metal oxide material and the stoichiometric metal oxide material in the composite layer may make a sheet resistance value of the composite layer 1×107 to 1×108 ?/sq.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Ding-Shiang Wang, Jia-Jen Chang, Ming-Sheng Leu, Tai-Sheng Chen, Chin-Te Shih
  • Patent number: 11326997
    Abstract: A surface wettability determination system includes a sprayer, a light emission device and an optical detector. The sprayer is provided to spray a liquid on a detected surface of a detected object. The light emission device is provided to emit a light beam toward the detected surface. The light beam is reflected by the liquid on the detected surface to generate a reflected light. The optical detector is provided to receive the reflected light and output a determining signal, and the determining signal is related to a wettability of the detected surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jen-You Chu, Feng-Sheng Kao, Yun-Hsin Wang
  • Publication number: 20220135792
    Abstract: A bio-resin composition, a bio-resin composite, and a bio-foam material are provided. The bio-resin composition includes a polymer matrix, a toughener, and an antistatic agent. The weight ratio of the polymer matrix to the toughener is between 90:10 and 60:40. Based on the total weight of the polymer matrix and the toughener, the content of the antistatic agent is between 1% and 10%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Sheng-Ju Liao, Sheng-Lung Chang, Shun-Wen Cheng, Yu-Ting Liu, Shihn-Juh Liou
  • Publication number: 20220133482
    Abstract: The disclosed embodiments relate to a temporomandibular joint prosthesis including a joint portion, a fixation portion, and at least one flexible unit. The joint portion is configured to be as a temporomandibular joint and movably connected to cranial skeleton. The fixation portion is configured to be fixed on mandible. The flexible unit is located between and connected to the joint portion and the fixation portion. The fixation portion is movable with respect to the joint portion via the flexible unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Wei-Chin HUANG, Sung-Ho LIU, Chuan-Sheng CHUANG, An-Li CHEN, Chun-Feng CHEN
  • Publication number: 20220137256
    Abstract: An intelligent storage device and an intelligent storage method are provided. The intelligent storage device includes a storage space, an infrared sensor, a weight sensor, a transceiver, and a processor. The storage space is suitable for storing an object. The infrared sensor senses the storage space to generate infrared sensing data. The weight sensor senses the object in the storage space to generate weight sensing data. The processor is coupled to the infrared sensor, the weight sensor, and the transceiver, determines whether the object is placed in or removed from the storage space according to the infrared sensing data and the weight sensing data to generate an event record, and transmits the event record via the transceiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Hsin-Chien Huang, Po-Yuan Hsiao, Chu-An Chung, Wen Tsui, Chi-Chou Chiang
  • Publication number: 20220138838
    Abstract: An intelligent store system and an intelligent store method are provided. The method includes: sensing, by a proximity sensor, whether there is a first customer approaching the proximity sensor; sensing, by an image sensor, a movement trajectory of the first customer; and determining whether the first customer is entering or leaving a store in response to the first customer approaching the proximity sensor sensed by the proximity sensor. If the first customer is entering the store, a first virtual identity and a first virtual shopping cart corresponding to the first virtual identity are generated for the first customer, and a first product list of the first virtual shopping cart is updated according to the movement trajectory. If the first customer is leaving the store, a first operation of the first customer is received by a human machine interface, and the first product list according to the first operation is updated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chi-Chou Chiang, Hsin-Chien Huang, Wen Tsui, Yu Cho
  • Publication number: 20220141961
    Abstract: A method of fabricating a substrate having a through via includes: providing a carrier board having a release layer thereon; attaching the substrate onto the carrier board via the release layer; applying a light beam to the substrate to form a first blind hole in the substrate, wherein the first blind hole penetrates a first surface and a second surface of the substrate; performing an enlargement process on the first blind hole to form a second blind hole; forming a through via in the second blind hole; and performing a de-bonding process to release the substrate having a through via from the carrier board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2020
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chih-I Wu, Shih-Ming Lin, Pin-Hao Hu, Yu-Chung Lin, Hsin-Yu Chang, Fu-Lung Chou, Chien-Jung Huang
  • Publication number: 20220141134
    Abstract: A multi-access edge computing device configured to be connected to first and second networks with different radio access technologies comprises a routing module, a comparison module and a control module. The control module performs steps when determining a user device connected to the first network intends to switch to the second network, wherein the steps comprise: according to identity information of the user device, looking up a target address in a comparison table in the comparison module, notifying the routing module to temporarily store a data packet corresponding to the user device and the first network, notifying the user device to release an original used address on the first network interface and then assigning the target address identical to the original used address to the second network interface of the user device, and transmitting the temporarily stored data packet to the second network interface of the user device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventor: An-Dee LIN
  • Publication number: 20220135791
    Abstract: A biodegradable material and a method for preparing a biodegradable material are provided. The biodegradable material includes a continuous phase and a dispersed phase. The continuous phase includes a polyester, and the dispersed phase includes a modified saccharide oligomer. In particular, the weight ratio of the modified saccharide oligomer to the polyester is from 3:97 to 30:70. The dispersed phase has a maximum diameter of 100 nm to 900 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jin-An WU, Yun-Chen CHANG, Sheng-Lung CHANG, Shu-Chuan HUANG, Shin-Liang KUO
  • Publication number: 20220137330
    Abstract: A textile detection module is suitable for detecting a test specimen. The textile detection module includes a height sensor, an excitation light source, an optical detector, and a focuser. The height sensor is suitable for measuring a height of the test specimen to generate a height signal. The excitation light source provides an excitation light beam. The optical detector is disposed on a transmission path of the excitation light beam and is suitable for receiving the excitation light beam and emitting the excitation light beam along the optical axis and receiving a detection light beam to generate a detection result. The focuser is disposed on the transmission path of the excitation light beam emitted by the optical detector. The focuser includes a focus lens suitable for converting the excitation light beam into a focused excitation light beam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Jen-You Chu, Ruei-Han Jiang, Yi-Cyun Yang, Kuan-Yeh Huang, Ssu-Yu Huang, Kai-Jen Hsiao
  • Patent number: 11319434
    Abstract: A block copolymer is provided. The block copolymer includes a first block including repeat units represented by formula (I), and a second block connected to the first block and including repeat units represented by formula (II) or (III). The disclosure also provides a method for preparing the block copolymer and a thin film structure including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Meei-Yu Hsu, Yi-Chun Chen, Kai-Chi Chen
  • Patent number: 11320209
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a pulsating heat pipe including channel plate. The channel plate includes first surface, second surface, first channels, second channels, first passages, second passages, at least one chamber, and at least one third passage. The first channels and the chamber are formed on the first surface, the channels are formed on the second surface, and the first passages, the second passages, and the third passage penetrate through the first and second surfaces. The chamber has a closed end located opposite to the third passage and connected to at least one of the second channels via the third passage. The first and second channels are connected via the first and second passages. The chamber has a hydraulic diameter of Dh which satisfies the following condition: D h > 2 ? ? ?? ? ? g , wherein ? is surface tension, ?? is difference in density between liquid and vapor, and g is gravitational acceleration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Chih-Yung Tseng, Shih-Kuo Wu, Wen-Hua Zhang
  • Patent number: 11320449
    Abstract: A visualization device for a flow field includes a chamber, a power supply, at least one pair of electrodes, and at least one flow field observation module. The flow field observation module includes a high-speed camera, a light detecting component, and a light filter component. The power supply outputs a voltage to generate a plasma, and the pair of electrodes is disposed in the chamber. The flow field observation module is disposed outside the chamber and captures an image of a fluid particle excited by the plasma toward the chamber. The light filter component is disposed between the high-speed camera and the chamber. The light detecting component obtains a light information within the chamber and sends the light information to the light filter component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chih-Yung Huang, Yao-Hsien Liu, Kuan-Chou Chen, Yi-Jiun Lin, Shih-Chin Lin, Ching-Chiun Wang
  • Patent number: 11321590
    Abstract: A training system and method of object detection model is disclosed. The training system includes an object detection model and a loss calculation module. The object detection model is configured to generate an output image according to an input image. The loss calculation module, coupled to the object detection model, is configured to calculate a total classification loss value according to the output image and a solution image, calculate a loss value according to the total classification loss value, and transmit the loss value to the object detection model. The total classification loss value is calculated according to a number of classification losses corresponding to a number of object types. Each classification loss corresponding to each object type is calculated according to a first parameter, a second parameter and a third parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Po-Yi Wu, Ming-Shan Deng
  • Patent number: 11319647
    Abstract: A method for preparing an anti-bacterial and anti-ultraviolet multifunctional chemical fiber includes: dissolving several soluble metal salts and a polymer complexing dispersant into water to prepare an aqueous solution; adding into a polymer monomer; reacting under microwave or hydrothermal action to obtain a polymer monomer containing multifunctional nano oxides; adding the polymer monomer with other monomer, catalyst, initiator, stabilizer, and the like into a polymerization reactor; and carrying out esterification, polycondensation or copolymerization to obtain a polymer melt, and carrying out spinning or ribbon casting and granule cutting to obtain an anti-bacterial and anti-ultraviolet multifunctional chemical fiber or masterbatch chips.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignees: NANTONG TEXTILE & SILK INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, SOOCHOW UNIVERSITY
    Inventor: Min Zheng