Patents Assigned to TDK Taiwan Corp.
  • Patent number: 10983302
    Abstract: A lens driving mechanism is provided for driving a first lens and a second lens to move, wherein light enters the first and second lenses along a light incident direction. The lens driving mechanism includes a first base movably connected to the first lens, a first driving assembly, and a second driving assembly. The first driving assembly has a first magnet and a first coil corresponding thereto for moving the first lens. The second driving assembly has a second magnet and a second coil corresponding thereto for moving the second lens. The first magnet is adjacent to the second magnet, and the polar direction of the first magnet is parallel to the light incident direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Bing-Ru Song, Chih-Wei Weng, Shu-Shan Chen
  • Patent number: 10976476
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a fixed portion, a movable portion, a plurality of first elastic elements, and a first driving assembly. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion, and includes a holder to hold an optical element, wherein the optical element has an optical axis. The first elastic elements are elastically connected to the fixed portion and the movable portion. The first elastic elements extend in a first direction, and the first direction is perpendicular to the optical axis. The first driving assembly drives the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion in a direction that is perpendicular to the first direction. The first driving assembly is electrically connected to the first elastic elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chen-Hsien Fan, Chao-Chang Hu
  • Patent number: 10976516
    Abstract: An optical mechanism is provided, including a housing, a holder, a lens received in the holder, a driving assembly, and a base connected to the housing. The holder is movably disposed in the housing, and the lens has a first surface exposed to a first side of the holder and facing a first inner sidewall surface of the housing. The driving assembly is disposed in the housing for driving the holder and the lens to move relative to the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chih-Wei Weng, Shao-Kuang Huang, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Patent number: 10969561
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for moving an optical element is provided, including a housing, a frame, a holder, and a driving assembly. The frame is fixed to the housing and forms a depressed surface adjacent to the housing. Specifically, the depressed surface faces the housing and is not in contact with the housing. The holder is movably disposed in the housing for holding the optical element. The drive assembly is disposed in the housing to drive the holder and the optical element to move relative to the frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Bing-Ru Song, Yi-Ho Chen, Chia-Pin Hsu, Chih-Wei Weng, Shin-Hua Chen, Chien-Lun Huang, Chao-Chun Chang, Shou-Jen Liu, Kun-Shih Lin, Nai-Wen Hsu, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Shih-Ting Huang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Fu-Yuan Wu
  • Publication number: 20210096390
    Abstract: A thin-plate-typed rotating module includes a rotating element, a driving unit and a base board. The rotating element is rotatable about a first axial direction and a second axial direction in a limited degree. The driving unit connects the rotating element for driving the rotating element to rotate about the first and second axial directions. The base board is furnished with a control module which is connected with the driving unit for controlling the driving unit to operate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Cheng Kai Yu, Chao Chang Hu, Chih Wei Weng
  • Patent number: 10962735
    Abstract: The invention provides an insert molded lens driving apparatus including a driving coil having two ends, wherein the lens holder includes multiple insert members for electrical connection partially embedded into the lens holder and spaced apart from each other. Each of the insert members electrically coupled to the driving coil and having a first connecting end extending along a first direction and a second connecting end extending along a second direction, which.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Hung-Lin Wang, Chen-Chi Kuo, Shou-Jen Liu, Kun-Shih Lin
  • Patent number: 10955641
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a case, a holder and a driving module. The holder is disposed in the case for holding an optical member. The driving module is disposed in the case for driving the holder. The case is substantially quadrilateral and includes a first side and a second side. The driving module includes a first magnetic driving component winding on a periphery of the holder. The first magnetic driving component includes a first segment and a second segment that are respectively substantially parallel to the first side and the second side. The distance between the first segment and the first side is different from the distance between the second segment and the second side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Bing-Ru Song, Yi-Ho Chen, Chia-Pin Hsu, Chih-Wei Weng, Shin-Hua Chen, Chien-Lun Huang, Chao-Chun Chang, Shou-Jen Liu, Kun-Shih Lin, Nai-Wen Hsu, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Shih-Ting Huang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Fu-Yuan Wu
  • Patent number: 10951089
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a vibration device, including a stator, an eccentric wheel and an electromagnetic driving assembly. The eccentric wheel rotates around a rotating shaft relative to the stator. The electromagnetic driving assembly includes at least one magnetic element and an induction coil. The at least one magnetic element is disposed on the eccentric wheel. The induction coil corresponds to the magnetic element, and the induction coil is disposed on the stator. When acurrent is applied to the induction coil, the induction coil acts with the magnetic element to generate an electromagnetic force to drive the eccentric wheel to rotate around the rotating shaft, so that the vibration device generates a vibration. The rotating shaft is disposed on the stator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Che-Wei Chang
  • Patent number: 10942298
    Abstract: A reflecting unit is provided, including an optical member holder, an optical member, a frame, a first bearing member, a first hinge, and a first driving module. The optical member is disposed on the optical member holder. The first bearing member is disposed on the frame or the optical member holder. The first hinge is pivotally connected to the optical member holder and the frame. The first driving module can drive the optical member holder to rotate relative to the frame. When the optical member holder rotates relative to the frame, the first hinge rotates relative to the optical member holder or the frame via the first bearing member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Kai-Jing Fu, Liang-Ting Ho, Chao-Chang Hu, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Patent number: 10935701
    Abstract: An optical system is provided, including a liquid optical module and a first optical module. The liquid optical module includes a liquid lens driving mechanism and a liquid lens assembly. The liquid lens driving mechanism includes a fixed portion, a movable portion and a first driving assembly configured to drive the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The liquid lens assembly includes a liquid lens element, a fixing member and a deforming member. The first optical module is disposed in a receiving space of the fixed portion and includes: a first optical element and a first optical driving mechanism. When the movable portion is driven by the driving assembly to move relative to the fixed portion, the liquid lens element is deformed via the deforming member, causing the optical properties of the liquid lens element to change.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun Kao, Meng-Ting Lin, I-Mei Huang, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Patent number: 10938291
    Abstract: An electromagnetic driving mechanism is provided, including a first member, a second member movably connected to the first member, an electromagnetic driving assembly, and a film. The electromagnetic driving assembly includes a magnet and a coil respectively disposed on the first and second members, so as to move the second member relative to the first member. The film is formed on the second member and has positive magnetic susceptibility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Cheng-Kai Yu, Liang-Ting Ho, Shu-Shan Chen, Chao-Chang Hu
  • Patent number: 10935809
    Abstract: A lens driving mechanism is provided. The lens driving mechanism is configured to drive an optical lens, including a holder, a base, a first elastic element, and a first biasing element. The optical lens is disposed in a receiving space of the holder. The base has a central axis, and the holder is movable relative to the base. The first elastic element is connected to the holder and the base. The first biasing element exerts a force on the holder so that an optical axis of the optical lens has an angular displacement relative to the central axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Chen-Hsien Fan, Yi-Liang Chan
  • Patent number: 10935808
    Abstract: An electromagnetic driving module is provided which includes a frame, a magnetic element, a base, and an OIS driving coil. The frame surrounds a main axis. The magnetic element is disposed on the frame and has an engaging surface in contact with the frame. The base is arranged to be adjacent to the frame. The OIS driving coil for driving the movement of the frame in a direction that is perpendicular to the main axis is disposed on the base and arranged to correspond to the magnetic element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Yi-Ho Chen, Kuo-Chun Kao, Yi-Hsin Nieh
  • Patent number: 10928559
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an aperture unit having an optical axis. The aperture unit includes a fixed portion, a guiding element, a first blade and a driving assembly. The guiding element is movably connected to the fixed portion, and the first blade is movably connected to the guiding element and the fixed portion. The driving assembly is disposed on the guiding element for driving the guiding element to move relative to the fixed portion in a first moving dimension. When the guiding element moves relative to the fixed portion in the first moving dimension, the first blade is driven by the guiding element to move relative to the fixed portion in a second moving dimension, and the first moving dimension and the second moving dimension are different.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Chao-Hsi Wang, Chao-Chang Hu, Chih-Wei Weng, Kuen-Wang Tsai
  • Patent number: 10921494
    Abstract: A liquid optical module is provided, including a liquid lens driving mechanism and a liquid lens assembly. The liquid lens driving mechanism includes a fixed portion, a movable portion and a driving assembly. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion. The liquid lens assembly includes a liquid lens element, a fixing member and a deforming member. The fixing member is disposed on a first fixed portion surface of the fixed portion, and the deforming member is disposed on a movable portion surface of the movable portion. The movable portion surface and the first fixed portion surface face the same direction, and when the movable portion is driven by the driving assembly to move relative to the fixed portion, the liquid lens element is deformed by the deforming member, causing the optical properties of the liquid lens element to change.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun Kao, Meng-Ting Lin, I-Mei Huang, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Patent number: 10921546
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a base unit, a frame, a holder, a first driving assembly, a sensing magnet, and a magnetic field sensor. The base unit has a polygonal structure. The frame is connected to the base unit. The holder is connected to the frame for holding an optical element, wherein the optical element defines an optical axis. The first driving assembly is disposed on the base unit and the frame, close to a first side of the base unit for driving the holder and the frame to move relative to the base unit along a horizontal direction perpendicular to the optical axis. The sensing magnet is disposed on the holder and close to a second side of the base unit, opposite to the first side. The magnetic field sensor is disposed on the base unit for sensing the sensing magnet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Liang-Ting Ho, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Patent number: 10914870
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an optical element driving mechanism, including a base, a holder, a frame and a light intensity adjusting assembly. The holder is movably connected to the base and carries the optical element, wherein the optical element has an opening and an optical axis so that light passes through the opening to the optical element. The frame is connected to the holder and the base. The light intensity adjusting assembly is disposed on the frame. The light intensity adjusting assembly includes a first shutter, a second shutter and a shutter driving member. The second shutter is disposed between the first shutter and the frame. The shutter driving member is disposed between the second shutter and the frame to drive the first shutter and the second shutter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Shiang-Ming Yu, Kuen-Wang Tsai, Chao-Chang Hu, Chih-Wei Weng, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Patent number: 10911667
    Abstract: An optical camera system includes a first lens driving mechanism, a second lens driving mechanism, and a casing. The first lens driving mechanism includes a first outer frame and a first driving assembly. The first driving assembly is configured to drive a first optical component to move relative to the first outer frame. The second lens driving mechanism includes a second outer frame and a second driving assembly. The second driving assembly is configured to drive a second optical component to move relative to the second outer frame. The casing has at least three side walls perpendicular to each other, at least two side walls of the first outer frame face two side walls of the casing, and at least two side walls of the second outer frame face two side walls of the casing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventor: Sin-Jhong Song
  • Patent number: 10900775
    Abstract: A modeling system is provided, including a light-emitting source, a chromatic aberration member, and a receiving module. The light-emitting source can emit a mixed light, including a main light having a first wavelength and a sub-light having a second wavelength. The main light and the sub-light are emitted along an emission path and toward an object, and they are reflected by the object after reaching it. The chromatic aberration member is disposed on the emission path. The receiving module includes a main body, a receiving member, a space filtering member, and a first driving assembly. The receiving member is disposed on the main body. After being reflected, the main light and the sub-light move along a reflecting path and reach the receiving member. The space filtering member is disposed on the reflecting path. The first driving assembly can drive the space filtering member to move.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Chih-Wei Weng, Chao-Chang Hu, Mao-Kuo Hsu, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Patent number: 10904440
    Abstract: An image sensor driving mechanism includes a fixed assembly, a movable assembly, and a driving assembly. The movable assembly includes a circuit component. The circuit component includes a circuit main body and a movable suspension arm. The circuit main body is configured to hold an image sensor. The movable suspension arm is elastically connected to the circuit main body and the fixed assembly. The image sensor is electrically connected to the fixed assembly via the circuit component. The image sensor extends in a direction that is perpendicular to the optical axis. The drive assembly is configured to drive the movable assembly to move relative to the fixed assembly. The movable suspension arm includes a section that extends in a different direction than the optical axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chen-Chi Kuo, Yi-Ho Chen, Sin-Jhong Song