Patents Assigned to National Taiwan Normal University
  • Publication number: 20190250791
    Abstract: A method to be implemented by a processor includes steps of: generating an assessment interface which includes a projection graphic that depicts a projection of an expected virtual object onto a plane; controlling a display to display the assessment interface thus generated; controlling, after receiving a movement instruction or a rotation instruction, the display to refresh display of the assessment interface such that a selected one of building block(s) is moved or rotated; and controlling, when it is determined that an asserted virtual object formed by an arrangement of the building block(s) shown in the assessment interface conforms with the expected virtual object, the display to display a result of the assessment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: National Taiwan Normal University
    Inventors: Jon-Chao HONG, Kai-Hsin TAI, Chi-Ruei TSAI
  • Patent number: 10376068
    Abstract: A seat cushion includes a cushion body, a weight measuring unit coupled to the cushion body, a tilt adjusting unit, a storage unit storing pre-established mapping data, and a controlling unit. The weight measuring unit measures, when a user is sitting on the cushion body, weight of the user applied to the cushion body so as to generate a result of weight measurement. The controlling unit is connected to the weight measuring unit, the tilt adjusting unit and the storage unit, and controls, when the seat cushion is operated in an automatic mode, the tilt adjusting unit to adjust a seat angle of the cushion body with respect to a horizontal reference plane based on the result of weight measurement, a height value and the mapping data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jon-Chao Hong, Mei-Yung Chen, Kai-Wen Tai, Kai-Hsin Tai, Chi-Ruei Tsai
  • Publication number: 20190243337
    Abstract: A printing method for biochip fabrication is implemented by a printing apparatus including a platform for supporting a substrate, a pipet module, and a control module. The method includes: moving the platform in sequence to multiple positions associated with multiple to-be-printed points on the platform; moving the pipet module reciprocatively toward and away from the platform during each movement of the platform; discharging, by the pipet module, solution sample onto the respective one of the to-be-printed points to form a bio-sensing spot to form a biochip; and determining, by the control module, whether to execute a supplementary printing procedure for the biochip based on whether each bio-sensing spot satisfies a predetermined criterion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: National Taiwan Normal University
    Inventors: Syuan-Yi CHEN, Meng-Chen YANG, Kai-Wen CHUANG, Ren-Bin LAI
  • Patent number: 10371878
    Abstract: A light regulation device includes a first light guide structure having an incident light, a second light guide structure having a light emitting surface, and a light deflection sheet having a first light deflection layer. All or a portion of the incident light is guided by the first light guide structure toward the light deflection sheet, is then deflected at least by the first light deflection layer to travel to the second light guide structure so as to be guided by the same to emit through the light emitting surface. The other portion of the incident light is guided by the first light guide structure toward the second light guide structure, and is then guided by the second light guide structure to emit through the light emitting surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tun-Chien Teng, Chun-Hao Sun, Sheng-Guo Xu
  • Patent number: 10366626
    Abstract: A method for facilitating handwriting practice includes: generating handwriting strokes in response to user input of user-writing strokes; generating an input image that includes the handwriting strokes, and that has a shape similar to a shape of a standard image associated with a standard word character; scaling the input image to generate a scaled image with a size that is the same as a size the standard image; overlapping the standard image and the scaled image; comparing an nth handwriting stroke in the scaled image with an nth standard stroke in a standard order of the standard word character; and when the nth handwriting stroke does not correspond in position to the nth standard stroke, displaying a notification of a stroke order error.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hsien-Sheng Hsiao, Chia-Hou Wu, Rong-Long Chang, Yu-Kai Chang
  • Publication number: 20190219504
    Abstract: A molybdenum disulfide-containing biosensing chip includes a transparent substrate; a metal layer disposed on the transparent substrate; and a molybdenum disulfide layer disposed on the metal layer; wherein the molybdenum disulfide layer is carboxyl (—COOH)-modified. The carboxyl (—COOH)-modified molybdenum disulfide layer effectively enhances sensitivity of a detection device having the biosensing chip. The biosensing chip is applicable to detection of various biological molecules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: NAN-FU CHIU, TING-LI LIN
  • Publication number: 20190212263
    Abstract: A graphene-containing biosensing chip includes a transparent substrate; a metal layer disposed on the transparent substrate; and a graphene layer disposed on the metal layer; wherein the graphene layer is amino (—NH2)-modified. The amino (—NH2)-modified graphene layer effectively enhances sensitivity of a detection device having the biosensing chip. The biosensing chip is applicable to detection of various biological molecules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: NAN-FU CHIU, Chia-Tzu KUO
  • Publication number: 20190212890
    Abstract: A method for displaying a questionnaire includes steps of receiving base data constituting the questionnaire; displaying the questionnaire that includes a plurality of response icons each corresponding to a shared response option, and a plurality of question icons each corresponding with a question; instructing a user to answer the questionnaire; and in response to receipt of an answering gesture indicating association of one of the question icons and one of the response icons, recording one entry of answer log that indicates the user's answer to one of the questions corresponding with the selected one of the question icons being one of the shared response options corresponding with the selected one of the response icons.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: National Taiwan Normal University
    Inventors: Jon-Chao HONG, Chi-Ruei TSAI, Hsien-Sheng HSIAO
  • Patent number: 10336704
    Abstract: A method for preparing indenoisoquinoline derivatives represented by the following formula (I) is disclosed, which comprises the following steps: (A) providing a first reactant represented by the following formula (II) and a second reactant represented by the following formula (III): and (B) reacting the first reactant represented by the formula (II) and the second reactant represented by the formula (III) in a solvent and selectively adding R2NH2 therein, to obtain the indenoisoquinoline derivatives represented by the formula (I), wherein, R1, R2, R3, A, X, Y, Z, m and n are defined in the specification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventor: Ching-Fa Yao
  • Patent number: 10307461
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of treating or preventing polycystic kidney disease (PKD) by administration of neutrophil geleatinase-associated lipocalin (Ngal) protein. Also, a transgenic non-human animal model is established to investigate the effect of overexpression of exogenous Ngal on PKD progression.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hsiu-Mei Hsieh, Yi-Ren Wang, Si-Tse Jiang, Wen-Yih Jeng, Yuan-Yow Chiou
  • Publication number: 20190162427
    Abstract: An air conditioning economizer includes a compressor, a condenser, a metering device, an evaporator generating condensed water during operation, a refrigerant pipe and a textile member. The refrigerant pipe is a loop pipe interconnecting the compressor, the condenser, the metering device and the evaporator, and includes a supercooling section interconnecting the condenser and the metering device. The textile member is capable of transferring moisture, is quick drying, covers the supercooling section and the metering device, and is adapted for absorbing the condensed water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: National Taiwan Normal University
    Inventors: Tun-Ping TENG, Huai-En MO
  • Patent number: 10305276
    Abstract: An electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit for providing ESD paths between a signal pad and a first or second power rail includes a first ESD protection module and a second ESD protection module. The first ESD protection module is coupled between the signal pad and the first power rail, and includes at least two first diodes and a first resistor. The first diodes are stacked with each other, and one of the first diodes is electrically connected with the first resistor in parallel. The second ESD protection module is coupled between the signal pad and the second power rail, and includes at least two second diodes and a second resistor. The second diodes are stacked with each other, and one of the second diodes is electrically connected with the second resistor in parallel. The signal pad is coupled between the stacked first diodes and the stacked second diodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Chun-Yu Lin, Chun-Yu Chen
  • Publication number: 20190156695
    Abstract: A learning system includes signal transmitters disposed respectively at different areas, a portable electronic device, and a server storing various question banks associated respectively with pre-stored location data sets. An operation method of the learning system includes each signal transmitter broadcasting a location identifying data set, the portable electronic device transmitting a question request to the server upon receipt of the location identifying data set, the server transmitting to the portable electronic device a question in the question bank associated with the pre-stored location data set that conforms with the location identifying data set, and the portable electronic device outputting the question.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: National Taiwan Normal University
    Inventors: Ming-Yueh HWANG, Jon-Chao HONG
  • Patent number: 10288146
    Abstract: A dual eccentric shaft driving mechanism comprises a motor, a first eccentric shaft, and a second eccentric shaft. The first eccentric shaft has a first eccentric portion. The second eccentric shaft has a second eccentric portion connected to the first eccentric shaft. The motor is connected to the first eccentric shaft for driving the first and the second eccentric shaft to rotate. Wherein, the first and the second eccentric shaft are connected to have a same rotating direction. A phase difference between the first and the second eccentric portion is maintained at 180 degrees. Compared to the prior art, a second centrifugal force generated by the rotation of the second eccentric shaft is balanced by a first centrifugal force generated by the rotation of the first eccentric shaft in the present invention. Therefore, the vibration generated in the operation of the present invention is drastically reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Shun-Tong Chen, Wei-Yu Chou, Chao-Jung Chiang
  • Patent number: 10272292
    Abstract: An adaptive sport posture sensing system has a sensing device, a sensing signal acquiring unit and a sport posture processing unit. In the determination mode, the sport posture processing unit selects one piece among multiple established pieces of sport posture reference data according to a sport name, a wearing position and one piece of user body information, the sensing signal acquiring unit obtains at least one first sensing signal sensed by the sensing device, and the sport posture processing unit compares a sport posture data generated based upon the at least one first sensing signal with the selected piece of the sport posture reference data, so as to determine whether a sport posture of the user is correct or not.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yih-Guang Leu, Jon-Chao Hong
  • Patent number: 10235416
    Abstract: A method for controlling a seat is performed by a mobile device in cooperation with a database. The database contains at least one reference data set which contains a physical characteristic data and a seat setting data. The method includes the steps of: a) upon receipt of an input, searching the database to identify which one(s) of the at least one reference data set contains the physical characteristic data that matches the input, the one(s) serving as candidate data set(s); and b) when a total number of the candidate data set(s) identified in step a) is one, outputting, to the seat, the seat setting data contained in the candidate data set for controlling the seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jon-Chao Hong, Kai-Hsiang Yang
  • Patent number: 10234268
    Abstract: A method for digital holographic microtomography comprises (a) providing at least one wavefront controlling device for driving a sample to be rotated and/or an incident beam scanning the sample, (b) utilizing a digital holographic access unit for recording the transmitted or reflected wavefronts of the sample, (c) utilizing a digital holography reconstructing method for reconstructing the transmitted or reflected wavefronts of the sample, and (d) utilizing a tomographic reconstruction approach for reconstructing three dimensional image information of the sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: National Taiwan Normal University
    Inventors: Chau-Jern Cheng, Yu-Chih Lin, Han-Yen Tu
  • Patent number: 10228230
    Abstract: A measurement tool for circumference includes at least one disk with a circumference thereof provided with a through hole; a straightedge provided with a fixed post and a plurality of scales, and the fixed post penetrates through the through hole to fix the disk to the fixed post; and a hitching line with one end thereof penetrated by the fixed post, and the other end of the hitching line surrounds the disk or straightens along the straightedge. Thus, a string makes a circle around the circumference, whereby the string is marked an index corresponding to the fixed post, and then the string straightens along the straightedge, and a length of the circumference of the disk is obtained according to relative positions of the scales and the index.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: National Taiwan Normal University
    Inventors: Jung-Hsuan Chen, Chin-Guo Kuo, Chao-Fu Shu
  • Publication number: 20190060744
    Abstract: A wearable device is configured to be worn by a first user, and to output pressure data indicating an amount of the pressure sensed thereby. An electronic device is communicatively connected to the wearable device for receiving the pressure data. In response to receipt of an initiating signal from a host device, the electronic device, continuously within a predetermined time period, accumulates a first number of exercise movements done by the first user based on the pressure data, receives data related to a second number of exercise movements done by a second user from the host device, and display a dynamic image indicating a relationship between the first number and the second number.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Ming-Yueh HWANG, Jon-Chao HONG, Yu-Feng WU
  • Publication number: 20190066528
    Abstract: Steps of a method of case matching for a tutor user are implemented by a server that stores a plurality of tutee cases each including a lecturing location and a subject demand, and a tutor user registration corresponding to the tutor user and including a tutor location, a lecturing subject and a commuting distance limit. The server determines whether the tutee cases include a target tutee case of which the subject demand matches the lecturing subject and a commuting distance between the lecturing location of which and the tutor location is not greater than the commuting distance limit. When the determination is affirmative, the server generates a filtered case result indicating the target tutee case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Ming-Yueh HWANG, Jon-Chao HONG, Chi-Ruei TSAI