Patents Examined by Angela Davison
  • Patent number: 10168587
    Abstract: A display device comprises a first light-transmissive substrate, a second light-transmissive substrate and a solar cell disposed between the first and second light-transmissive substrates. The solar cell includes a conductive wire grid pattern layer, which is disposed between the first and second light-transmissive substrates, a transparent electrode, which is disposed between the second light-transmissive substrate and the conductive wire grid pattern layer, and at least one photoactive layer, which is disposed between the transparent electrode and the conductive wire grid pattern layer. The second light-transmissive substrate is configured to output an image therethrough.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dae Hyun Kim, Jae Woong Kang, Jong Hyuk Kang, Jae Byung Park, Joo Yeol Lee, Hyun Deok Im, Hyun Min Cho, Sung Jin Hong
  • Patent number: 10126585
    Abstract: In a liquid crystal display device, a plurality of first light absorptive resin layer patterns, a plurality of metal layer patterns, a plurality of second light absorptive resin layer patterns, a transparent resin layer, and a plurality of transparent electrode patterns are laminated in this order on a surface of a first transparent substrate facing a liquid crystal layer; the plurality of the first light absorptive resin layer patterns, the plurality of the metal layer patterns, and the plurality of the second light absorptive resin layer patterns have openings formed therein, and are formed into the same shape when viewed in a laminating direction; the plurality of the metal layer patterns are arrayed in a first direction, being insulated from each other, the plurality of the transparent electrode patterns are arrayed in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, being insulated from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yukihiro Kimura, Kenzo Fukuyoshi
  • Patent number: 10126602
    Abstract: A curved display device including a plurality of pixels that may be bent in a first direction crossing a second direction. The curved display device may include first and second substrates facing each other, and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and second substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: BongSung Seo, Sejoon Oh, Junwoo Lee, Baekkyun Jeon, Su Jeong Kim, SuWan Woo, Wan-Soon Im, Yongwoo Hyung
  • Patent number: 10126595
    Abstract: A transflective liquid crystal display device and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The transflective liquid crystal display device comprises: a transflective liquid crystal display module (10) comprising a plurality of pixel units, and each pixel unit comprising a transmissive area and a reflective area; a backlight source (20) provided below the transflective liquid crystal display module (10); a condensing layer (30) provided at a face of the backlight source (20) facing the transflective liquid crystal display module (10) and comprising a plurality of condensing lenses (31) which correspond to the plurality of pixel units one by one so as to converge the internal light emitted from the backlight source (20) at the transmissive areas of corresponding pixel units; and a reflective layer (40) provided between the condensing layer (30) and the liquid crystal display module (10) and comprising meshes (41) passing the internal light converged by each said condensing lens (31).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Mingchao Li
  • Patent number: 10108042
    Abstract: A display substrate and a display apparatus are disclosed. The display substrate includes a base substrate and a plurality of pixel units sequentially arranged on the base substrate, each of the pixel units includes a plurality of color sub-pixels; part of or all of the color sub-pixels are provided with white light-transmitting regions. Since the transmittance of the white light-transmitting regions is higher than that of the color sub-pixels, the transmittance of the display substrate is effectively improved by providing the white light-transmitting regions in the color sub-pixels, so that the transmittance of the display apparatus is also improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI XINSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yubo Xu, Ming Hu
  • Patent number: 10108037
    Abstract: A display device including a back cover; a guide panel positioned at a side of the back cover, the guide panel including a seating portion and a guide wall portion; a display panel supported on the seating portion of the guide panel; a top case including a front part covering an edge portion of a front surface of the display panel and a lateral part covering the guide wall portion of the guide panel, wherein the lateral part of the top case comprises a first part and a second part, the first part being positioned more inward than the second part; a fastener that couples the top case, the guide panel, and the back cover by penetrating the first part of the top case, the guide panel and the back cover; and a rear cabinet that covers the fastener and the first part of the top case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Honghae Do, Jonggil Pyo, Jongman Park, Jein Lee, Kwangho Choi
  • Patent number: 10108041
    Abstract: There is provided a liquid crystal display device that a high quality image with suppressed display unevenness can be obtained. A liquid crystal display device includes a first metal electrode, a black matrix disposed at regular spacings, and a liquid crystal. The first metal electrode is disposed to overlap the black matrix when seen perpendicularly from above, and a second metal electrode is disposed at a place at which the first metal is not disposed at a position at which the second metal electrode overlaps the black matrix between different color sub pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Higano, Emi Higano
  • Patent number: 10095063
    Abstract: The embodiments of the present invention provide a direct type backlight module and a display device to reduce the light mixing distance on the premise of obtaining a homogeneous illumination, thereby reducing the thickness of the direct type backlight module and the thickness of the entire display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI BOE DISPLAY LIGHT CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Dejun Li
  • Patent number: 10054832
    Abstract: Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device including an active element substrate having an active element; a first layer provided on the active element and having a first hole formed therein, the first layer being one of a first insulating layer and a color filter; a second layer provided on the first layer and having a second hole formed therein, the second layer being the other of the first insulating layer and the color filter; a common electrode provided on the second layer; a second insulating layer having a plate-like portion provided on the common electrode and a first contact portion protruded downward; and a pixel electrode having a second contact portion protruded downward. The first contact portion is provided inside the second hole, and the second contact portion is provided inside the first hole and inside the second hole and electrically connected to the active element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Osamu Itou, Kenji Nakao, Toshimasa Ishigaki, Masahiro Kosuge
  • Patent number: 10031279
    Abstract: The disclosure discloses a display component of a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), wherein the display component is assembled with a mainboard of a mobile terminal for use. The display component includes: a rubber frame, arranged on an LCD; an adhesion material, arranged in the rubber frame; a lamp strip of which two sides are provided with Light Emitting Diode (LED) lamps, a circuit for controlling the LED lamps and a conductor for connecting the circuit with the mainboard of the mobile terminal being further arranged on the lamp strip; and a light guide plate, arranged between the LED lamps in the rubber frame. By the technical solutions, the technical problems of influence of sandwiching of the light guide plate between the LCD and a Capacitive Touch Panel (CTP) on a lamination process and bright lines in an area close to characters of the whole screen are solved, lamination yield of the LCD and the CTP is improved, and the bright lines in the area close to the characters of the whole screen are eliminated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: ZTE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Zhicheng Gu, Zhongkui Qu
  • Patent number: 10031381
    Abstract: A lateral-electric-field mode liquid crystal display device includes: substrates; a liquid crystal layer; plural scanning lines and plural data lines crossing on one of the substrates; plural pixels formed by the scanning lines and the data lines; at least one strip-shaped pixel electrode arranged in each pixel and extending along the data line or the scanning line; a common electrode located in a layer closer to the liquid crystal layer than the strip-shaped pixel electrodes so as to cover the scanning lines and the data lines; and a first rectangular pixel electrode connected with one end of each of the at least one strip-shaped pixel electrode to from a T shape. The first rectangular pixel electrode overlaps with corner parts of an opening section of the common electrode, where the corners are closer to the first rectangular pixel electrode than the other corners of the opening section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: NLT TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki Ito, Shinichi Nishida, Takahiko Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10018866
    Abstract: An outdoor display apparatus includes a housing having an opening, an inlet port and an outlet port, a transparent member disposed in tile opening, a liquid crystal display panel module disposed in the housing so that the liquid crystal display panel module is spaced from the transparent member to define a gap therebetween, the liquid crystal display panel module being provided at a front thereof with a liquid crystal display panel, a circuit disposed at a rear of the liquid crystal display panel module, an optical film disposed inside the transparent member at a position corresponding to the liquid crystal display panel, and an air circulation device to distribute air introduced through the inlet port so that the distributed air passes through the gap between the transparent member and the liquid crystal display panel and through the circuit and is discharged through the outlet port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jin Hyun Cho
  • Patent number: 10018877
    Abstract: Disclosed are an apparatus and an LCD device. The apparatus includes a color filter (CF) substrate having a black matrix layer, a thin-film transistor (TFT) substrate having an alignment layer, and a structure, between said CF substrate and said TFT substrate, corresponding to certain portions of said black matrix layer and configured to protect said alignment layer from damage due to external pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Sung Hyun Cho
  • Patent number: 10018760
    Abstract: The present application relates to an optical film, a complex polarizing plate, and a liquid crystal display. The present application is directed to providing the optical film or complex polarizing plate, and the liquid crystal display including the same which may be effectively applied to optical compensation of various liquid crystal displays, in particular, so-called in plane switching (IPS) liquid crystal displays.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Won Chang, Moon Soo Park, Dae Hee Lee, Sergey Belyaev
  • Patent number: 10012882
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display panel and a method for manufacturing the same are disclosed. The liquid crystal display panel comprises a data driving module; data lines arranged in an active area in parallel with one another; and data wirings arranged in a fanout area, one end of each data wiring being connected with an output end of said data driving module, the other end thereof being connected with a data line of said active area, wherein the data lines in said active area are arranged to have different widths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zuomin Liao, Bing Han
  • Patent number: 9971184
    Abstract: Discussed is a liquid crystal display device that includes a substrate having a pixel electrode and a common electrode formed thereon, a first polarizing plate on a bottom surface of the substrate, and having a polarizing axis of a first direction, a nanocapsule liquid crystal layer on the pixel electrode and the common electrode, and including a buffer layer and nanocapsules, each nanocapsules being filled with liquid crystal molecules, being oil-soluble, and being dispersed in the buffer layer, and a second polarizing plate on the nanocapsule liquid crystal layer, and having a polarizing axis of a second direction perpendicular to the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignees: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD., IMAGELAB CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyeong-Jin Kim, Min-Geun Choi, Kyung-Su Ha, Hyun-Ha Hwang, Seung-Gon Kang
  • Patent number: 9958746
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a liquid crystal display in which a hole is shared by thin-film transistors to thereby improve the aperture ratio. The liquid crystal display includes a substrate, a first thin-film transistor and a second thin-film transistor on the substrate. In the planarization film, a single hole is disposed to expose a portion of the source electrode or the drain electrode from each of the first thin-film transistor and the second thin-film transistor. Each of the first and second pixel electrodes is connected to the source electrode or the drain electrode of the first and second thin-film transistors via the single hole in the planarization film. Accordingly, the area of a black matrix is reduced and thus the aperture ratio of the liquid crystal display 100 can be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: ChungSik Kong
  • Patent number: 9927669
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: a first substrate; a reference voltage line including a storage electrode; a pixel electrode including a first subpixel electrode and a second subpixel electrode, and disposed in a pixel area; a second substrate facing the first substrate; and a liquid crystal layer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate, wherein the first subpixel electrode includes a first horizontal stem and a first vertical stem, the second subpixel electrode includes a second horizontal stem and a second vertical stem, the second subpixel electrode is provided to an external side of the pixel area to surround the first subpixel electrode, and the storage electrode includes a first storage electrode overlapping the first horizontal stem of the first subpixel electrode, and a second storage electrode overlapping the second vertical stem of the second subpixel electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang Uk Lim, Il Gon Kim, Sang Jin Jeon, Mee Hye Jung, Sung Hwan Kim, Eun Ju Kim
  • Patent number: 9921674
    Abstract: The present invention provides a touch-sensing panel including a polarization plate and a patterned sensing electrode layer. The polarization plate has a first surface and a second surface, and the first surface and the second surface are disposed opposite to each other. The first patterned sensing electrode layer is disposed on the first surface, and the first patterned sensing electrode layer is directly attached on the first surface of the polarization plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: HannsTouch Solution Incorporated
    Inventors: Kuo-Hsiung Tung, Pin-Yu Hsu, Chuan-Hui Su
  • Patent number: 9915840
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate including an outer peripheral wiring which is formed along an outer periphery of an active area that displays an image, and which has a first reflective surface, a second substrate including a reflective layer which is formed by a plurality of segments that are mutually spaced apart, and which has a second reflective surface opposed to the first reflective surface, a sealant formed of a photosensitive resin material, which surrounds the active area, is formed along the outer peripheral wiring, and attaches the first substrate and the second substrate, and a liquid crystal layer held in a cell gap in an inside surrounded by the sealant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Junichi Kobayashi