Patents Examined by Amr A. Awad
  • Patent number: 11074879
    Abstract: Disclosed are a drive circuit of a display device, a display device and a display panel. The drive circuit of the display device drives a first drive signal output branch and a second drive signal output branch to output a preset logic level signal separately by drive signals of a timing controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignees: HKC Corporation Limited, Chongqing HKC Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Xiaoyu Huang
  • Patent number: 11069288
    Abstract: Disclosed are an organic light emitting display panel and an organic light emitting display device including the same, in which a pixel driving circuit of a subpixel, sharing an anode with a white subpixel, of subpixels configuring a unit pixel is disconnected from the outside of the subpixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: SoonJae Hwang, DaeWoong Chun, Sangyoul Lee, Chulwoo Lee
  • Patent number: 11068050
    Abstract: An electronic device comprises a first camera module, a display device, and a processor functionally connected with the first camera module and the display device. The processor may be configured to determine a size of at least one eye area included in an image obtained by the first camera module while displaying a virtual image using the display device and to control a degree of display of the virtual image corresponding to the size of the at least one eye area. Other various embodiments are also available.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Won-Nam Jang
  • Patent number: 11069309
    Abstract: Systems and methods for reducing the power consumption of high-dynamic range (HDR) displays via buck-boost conversion are described. In some embodiments, an information handling system (IHS) may include an embedded controller (EC) and a memory coupled to the EC, the memory having program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution, cause the EC to: determine a characteristic of a display having a backlight, and control a buck-boost converter to increase or decrease a voltage applied to the backlight based upon a frame rate of a video signal received by the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Dell Products, L.P.
    Inventors: Andrew Thomas Sultenfuss, Mitch Anthony Markow
  • Patent number: 11037517
    Abstract: A display device to display an image during frame intervals, and to display a blank image during a blank interval defined between the frame intervals, includes: a gate driving circuit including a plurality of stages, an ith stage (i is an integer greater than or equal to 2) from among the plurality of stages including a clock terminal to receive a clock signal, wherein the clock signal swings between a first clock voltage and a second clock voltage smaller than the first clock voltage during a normal interval corresponding to each of the frame intervals, and the clock signal is changed to a voltage lower than the second clock voltage during a stabilization interval corresponding to the blank interval.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Junghwan Hwang, Chanwook Shim, Youngchul Jo
  • Patent number: 11030957
    Abstract: An organic light emitting display device includes: a display panel including a plurality of sub-pixels arranged in a plurality of column lines and a power line, each sub-pixel being supplied with first and second power voltages and including a light emitting diode, the power line extending along a column line direction and transferring the first power voltage; and a peak luminance control portion which derives a compensation value that is adjusted according to a maximum IR variation amount of IR variation amounts in the column line direction for a picture input thereto, applies the compensation value to an average picture level of the picture to derive a compensated average picture level, and controls a peak luminance of the picture according to the compensated average picture level, wherein the IR variation amount includes IR drop amount for the first power voltage and an IR rise amount for the second power voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Sang-Kyu Kim
  • Patent number: 11011127
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a substrate having a display area for displaying an image and a non-display area surrounding the display area; a first clock line portion in the non-display area, the first clock line portion having a plurality of gate shift clock lines; a second clock line portion in the non-display area between the first clock line portion and the display area, the second clock line portion having a gate start signal line; and a gate driving built-in circuit in the non-display area between the first clock line portion and the second clock line portion, and connected with the plurality of gate shift clock lines and the gate start signal line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Taehwi Kim
  • Patent number: 11010017
    Abstract: A portable electronic device displays icons (e.g., graphical objects) in one or more regions of a user interface of a touch-sensitive display, and detects user input specifying an exchange of positions of icons in the user interface. In some aspects, the respective positions of two icons in a user interface can be selected to exchange positions in the one or more regions of the user interface, and one or both icons can change their visual appearance to indicate their selection status.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Imran A. Chaudhri, Bas Ording, Steven P. Jobs
  • Patent number: 11004392
    Abstract: A method for driving a display device includes stopping a display operation of a display based on a presence or absence of a signal indicating an off operation of a main power switch of the display. The method further includes applying a recovery voltage across a gate and source of a driving transistor in the display based on a threshold voltage shift of the driving transistor. The threshold voltage shift is determined during a stopped state of the display operation of the display. The stopped state of the display operation of the display occurs prior to starting the display operation of the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Hayashi, Shinya Ono
  • Patent number: 11003226
    Abstract: A touchscreen display may include display chassis, a touchscreen sensor, and filters. The touchscreen sensor may include row conductors and column conductors spanning a display surface. Each of the filters may be coupled to one of the row conductors or the column conductors such that the row conductors and the column conductors are coupled to the filters. Each of the filters may be grounded to the display chassis. Each of the plurality of filters may be configured to allow a touchscreen sensor frequency band of interest to pass through said filter such that the touchscreen sensor is configured to detect touches. Each of the filters may be configured to filter out electromagnetic interference (EMI) on frequencies other than the touchscreen sensor frequency band of interest and to ground the EMI to the display chassis. The touchscreen sensor and the filters may form an EMI shield across the display surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Rockwell Collins, Inc.
    Inventors: Todd M. Brown, Jeremy D. Iverson
  • Patent number: 10997938
    Abstract: A display panel driving apparatus includes a data driving part, a data driving part and an off voltage controlling part. The data driving part is configured to output a data signal to a data line of a display panel. The gate driving part is configured to output a gate signal to a gate line of the display panel. The off voltage controlling part is configured to receive a first off voltage and a second off voltage applied to the gate driving part to generate the gate signal, measure a leakage current of the gate driving part, and control the first off voltage based on the leakage current. Thus, display quality of a display apparatus including the gate driving part may be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hong-Kyu Kim, Po-Yun Park, Gwang-Soo Ahn, Jung-Hwan Cho
  • Patent number: 10990174
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for providing a dynamically-updated computerized musculo-skeletal representation comprising a plurality of rigid body segments connected by joints. The method comprises recording, using a plurality of autonomous sensors arranged on one or more wearable devices, a plurality of autonomous signals from a user, wherein the plurality of autonomous sensors include a plurality of neuromuscular sensors configured to record neuromuscular signals. The method further comprises providing as input to a trained statistical model, the plurality of neuromuscular signals and/or information based on the plurality of neuromuscular signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Facebook Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Patrick Kaifosh, Timothy Machado, Thomas Reardon, Erik Schomburg
  • Patent number: 10984690
    Abstract: A protection circuit for a gate driver on array (GOA) unit, which relates to ESD or EOS protection for the gate GOA unit. The protection circuit includes: a first voltage gating module configured to output, when a gate line signal output end should output a valid driving voltage of a gate driving signal, an output voltage of an output end of a first voltage source; and a first protection module, an input end of which is connected to an output end of the first voltage gating module, and an output end of which is connected to a gate line; wherein in the case where the output voltage of the first voltage source and a current output voltage of the gate line signal output end satisfies a first predetermined condition, the first protection module outputs the output voltage of the output end of the first voltage source as an adjusted gate driving signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Xingchen Shangguan
  • Patent number: 10976845
    Abstract: An array substrate, a touch display panel and a touch display device are provided. In the array substrate, the number of inverters in a second buffer unit is smaller than the number of inverters in a first buffer unit, or a size of an inverter in the second buffer unit is smaller than a size of an inverter in the first buffer unit, or the number of inverters in the second buffer unit is smaller than the number of inverters in the first buffer unit and the size of the inverter in the second buffer unit is smaller than the size of the inverter in the first buffer unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: XIAMEN TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu Wang, Zhenqing Xie, Ying Sun, Bingping Liu, Yumin Xu, Guozhao Chen, Min Huang
  • Patent number: 10976591
    Abstract: A color filter substrate and a method for preparing the same, and a touch screen are provided in embodiments of the disclosure. The color filter substrate comprises: a base substrate; a plurality of first electrodes, on a first side of the base substrate and extending in a first direction; and a plurality of second electrodes, on a second side of the base substrate opposite to the first side and extending in a second direction different from the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI XINSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xiaodong Xie, Tsung-Chieh Kuo, Ming Zhang, Jing Wang, Yu Zhu, Yuzhao Zhang
  • Patent number: 10971088
    Abstract: A sub-pixel rendering method, comprising the following steps: acquiring a second pixel array corresponding to an original image, each sub-pixel of the second pixel array corresponding to a greyscale value; mapping the second pixel array of the original image onto a first pixel array; respectively finding the central positions of the sub-pixels of the first pixel array and of the second pixel array, determining sub-pixels of the second pixel array positioned in every sub-pixel preset region in the first pixel array and of the same colour as said sub-pixels in the first pixel array, and measuring the distance of same from the central position of said sub-pixels of the first pixel array; on the basis of the distance, calculating the proportional coefficient occupied by the sub-pixels of the second pixel array in the sub-pixels of the first pixel array, and on the basis of the proportional coefficient and the greyscale value of the sub-pixels of the second pixel array, calculating the greyscale value correspondin
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: TRULY (HUIZHOU) SMART DISPLAY LIMITED
    Inventors: Guoliang Wu, Xiaojin Song, Wu Zheng, Yuewen Wang, Tianyou Chen, Junwen Hu, Junhai Su, Jianhua Li
  • Patent number: 10970511
    Abstract: A system and method for correcting distortions within a biometric image. The biometric image is generated from first sensor data acquired from a sensing device. The first sensor data may include distortions generated in response to a change in distance or tilt between elements of a corresponding electronic device. Further, second sensor data corresponding to a calibration image is acquired from the sensing device. A corrected biometric image is generated based at least in part on the biometric image and the sensor data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Synaptics Incorporated
    Inventor: Joseph Kurth Reynolds
  • Patent number: 10963672
    Abstract: Method for detecting the presence of a body part carrying an imprint on an imprint sensor comprising a transparent face on which a body part must be placed, an image sensor, situated opposite the transparent face, able to acquire an image of an imprint, a light source for illuminating a body part placed on the transparent face. The method comprises: switching on the light source; acquiring a multicomponent image with the image sensor, each color component of the multicomponent sensor corresponding to a predefined wavelength range; obtaining, for each color component of said multicomponent image, information representing a signal generated by said image sensor for said color component; comparing said representative items of information with each other and detecting the presence of a body part according to the result of the comparison.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: IDEMIA IDENTITY & SECURITY FRANCE
    Inventor: Denis Dumont
  • Patent number: 10955924
    Abstract: A multi-view display system that enables viewers to individually interact with the system to provide information thereto is disclosed. The system includes a multi-view display, a system controller, and an input/communications device. In the illustrative embodiment, the input/communications device provides a way for a viewer to communicate, to the system, a viewing preference pertaining to the presentation of content and facilitates associating the viewing preference with a viewing location so that the content that is ultimately displayed via the multi-view display is viewable by viewer at the proper viewing location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Misapplied Sciences, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Henry Dietz, Albert Han Ng, David Steven Thompson
  • Patent number: 10957269
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display device for decreasing a load of a clock line. The display device comprises: a display panel including a plurality of data lines and a plurality of gate lines, and a plurality of pixels in a display area, a gate driver disposed in a non-display area of the display panel and supplying gate signals to the plurality of gate lines, and a gate control line for supplying a gate control signal to the gate driver. The gate control line includes a first gate control line and a second gate control line overlapping the first gate control line with an insulation layer therebetween, the second gate control line being connected to the first gate control line through a first contact hole passing through the insulation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jongchan Park, JinHwan Kim, Hyunchul Um