Patents Examined by Douglas M Wilson
  • Patent number: 11914804
    Abstract: A touch display device is provided in this disclosure. The touch display device includes a substrate, a first conductive layer, a second conductive layer, a stacked structure, an inorganic light emitting unit, and a touch sensing circuit. The first conductive layer is disposed on the substrate. The first conductive layer includes a gate electrode. The second conductive layer is disposed on the first conductive layer. The second conductive layer includes a source electrode and a drain electrode. The stacked structure is disposed on the substrate. The stacked structure includes a conductive channel and a sensing electrode. The inorganic light emitting unit is disposed on the stacked structure. The inorganic light emitting unit is electrically connected with the drain electrode via the conductive channel. The touch sensing circuit is electrically connected with the sensing electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: InnoLux Corporation
    Inventors: Po-Yang Chen, Hsing-Yuan Hsu, Tzu-Min Yan, Chun-Hsien Lin, Kuei-Sheng Chang
  • Patent number: 11914006
    Abstract: The application provides a driving circuit. The circuit includes: a segment display, including a plurality of light-emitting units; a controller, configured to generate a control instruction for the segment display according to a configuration signal; a digital driver, connected to the controller, and configured to generate a pulse driving signal according to the control instruction from the controller; and an amplification circuit, with one end being connected to the digital driver and the other end being connected to the plurality of light-emitting units of the segment display. The application also provides a magnetic sensing circuit and an electrical device. The magnetic sensing circuit includes a magnetic sensor, a sensing selection circuit, and a result representation circuit. A plurality of magnetic sensors are provided, and at least some of the plurality of magnetic sensors are capable of being connected to the sensing selection circuit by a sensing output terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: BEIANG AIR TECH LTD.
    Inventors: Hongyu Ran, Yan Zhang, Yigang Liu, Hongqiang Li, Mingming Wei
  • Patent number: 11908359
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a driving circuit and a display device. An output control module of the driving circuit includes a first resistor, a second resistor, a third resistor, and a switching control unit. The switching control unit connected in series with the third resistor is connected in parallel with the second resistor, and then connected in series with the first resistor. During a first state, the switching control unit is turned off, and the driving circuit outputs a voltage Vout1. During a second state, the switching control unit is turned on, and the driving circuit outputs a voltage Vout2. An absolute value of Vout2 is greater than an absolute value of Vout1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: TCL CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Wenfang Li
  • Patent number: 11897394
    Abstract: A head up display for a vehicle including a display device configured to output light forming an image, an optical system configured to control a path of the light such that the image is output towards a light transmission region, and a controller configured to generate the image based on a first view and a second view such that a virtual image is produced on a ground surface in the light transmission region, the first view being towards the ground surface, the second view being towards a 3D space above the ground surface, the first view and the second view being based on an eye-box, the ground surface being in front of the vehicle, and the virtual image including a graphic object having a stereoscopic effect, and control the display device to output the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: NAVER LABS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jae Won Cha, Jeseon Lee, Kisung Kim, Jongjin Park, Eunyoung Jeong, Yongho Shin
  • Patent number: 11889734
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel and an input sensing circuit. The input sensing circuit includes a plurality of sensors and signal lines electrically connected to each of the plurality of sensors. Each of the plurality of signal lines includes a lower line and an upper line overlapping the lower line, and the lower line and the upper line are electrically connected in a plurality of contact areas. A long signal line among the plurality of signal lines has more contact areas than a short signal line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sunhwa Lee, Mukyung Jeon, Jaehyung Cho, Kihyun Pyo
  • Patent number: 11884156
    Abstract: A processor controls a first display section and a second display section provided to a vehicle such that when an occupant of the vehicle has performed a first operation while in a state in which a message is being displayed on the first display section and the second display section, the message is cleared from the first display section and the message continues to be displayed on the second display section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryota Hamabe, Keigo Hori, Takahiro Hirota, Yoshinori Murata
  • Patent number: 11880517
    Abstract: A position detection device includes a main body with a housing that encloses an electronic pen while the electronic pen is accommodated in an accommodation portion included in the housing, and a planar coil having a rectangular cross-sectional area and disposed adjacent to the accommodation portion at a position at which a direction perpendicular to the rectangular cross-sectional area of the planar coil crosses an axial direction of the electronic pen while the electronic pen is accommodated in the accommodation portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: Wacom Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Takeshi Kobori
  • Patent number: 11881130
    Abstract: A head-up display system includes a first projection module, a second projection module, and a first reflective optical element. The first projection module projects a first image. The second projection module projects a second image. The first reflective optical element reflects at least a part of the first image and at least a part of the second image. The first projection module includes a first display panel that displays the first image and projects the first image toward the first reflective optical element. The second projection module includes a second display panel that displays the second image, and an optical system that directs the second image toward the first reflective optical element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Kaoru Kusafuka, Mitsuhiro Murata, Sunao Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 11858350
    Abstract: Systems, methods and computer readable storage media provide flexible vehicle status notifications via an instrument cluster displayed on an in-vehicle screen. In some examples, when a non-displayed gauge goes into an out-of-parameter or warning range, the gauge may be dynamically shown in the out-of-parameter or warning state in a container position assigned to the gauge in another display or in a dynamic container position in the instrument cluster. In some examples, a popup notification may be provided to inform the driver of a condition. When there are multiple notifications, they may be grouped into definable severity classifications and prioritized so that a notification determined to be a most important message at the time is presented to the driver in a notification zone central to a driver's field of vision on the instrument cluster that allows for reusing screen space for providing warning and information from a range of data sources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: PACCAR Inc.
    Inventors: Steven Karl Jahns, Ryan Anthony Reed, Jonathan Scott Duncan, Jon Forrest Acton, Jacob Michael White, Raeef Hesham Wahib Barsoum, Brett Grant Kellerstedt, Ian Ramsay Hunt, Hervé Jen Raymond Cecchi, Anna-Magdalena Schatz, Christina Nenke, Marc George Wilczak, Nicole Johnson
  • Patent number: 11852924
    Abstract: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display that can reduce occurrence of quality problems and improve adhesive strength between substrates. The present invention is a liquid crystal display including a first substrate, a second substrate, and a seal. The first substrate includes a shift register monolithically formed on an insulating substrate, a plurality of bus lines, a first end, and a display region. The shift register includes a plurality of multistage-connected unit circuits and wiring connected to the plurality of unit circuits, and is arranged in a region between the first end and the display region. At least one of the unit circuits includes a clock terminal, an output terminal, an output transistor, a second transistor, and a bootstrap capacitor. The output transistor and the bootstrap capacitor are arranged in a region between the first end and one of the wiring and the second transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2023
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Takahiro Mori
  • Patent number: 11850940
    Abstract: In a display control device for a vehicle to control a display on a head-up display, when lane change information related to a lane change of the vehicle is acquired from a lane change control unit that controls the lane change of the vehicle, a lane change content indicating an estimated trajectory of the lane change is displayed to be superimposed on a road surface as a superimposition target based on the lane change information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Shimizu, Akihiko Yagyu, Daisuke Takemori, Kazuki Kojima, Shiori Maneyama
  • Patent number: 11847287
    Abstract: A touch panel, a display panel, and a display unit achieving prevention of erroneous detection caused by external noise. The touch panel includes: a plurality of detection scan electrodes extending in a first direction and a plurality of detection electrodes facing the plurality of detection scan electrodes and extending in a second direction which intersects the first direction. The one or more selected detection scan electrodes are selected, in a desired unit, from the plurality of detection scan electrodes, to be supplied with a selection pulse, and each of the first and the second detection electrodes is selected from the plurality of detection electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2023
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Takayuki Nakanishi, Koji Noguchi, Koji Ishizaki, Yasuyuki Teranishi, Takeya Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 11842661
    Abstract: A control method is performed by an information display system displaying information on one or more display units included in a vehicle. The information display system executes guidance processing for guiding a line of sight of a driver of the vehicle toward a display unit which is not in the line of sight. The control method including: obtaining vicinity information indicating a state of vicinity of the vehicle from a device outside the vehicle; determining whether or not the driver should pay more attention to the state of the vicinity indicated in the vicinity information than the information displayed on the one or more display units; and executing control for suppressing the guidance processing when it is determined that the driver should pay more attention to the state of the vicinity than the information displayed on the one or more display units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuki Kuzu, Koki Doi, Masakazu Nakazawa
  • Patent number: 11836056
    Abstract: A vehicular apparatus is provided in which a plurality of operating systems each perform a display on a display device. The vehicular apparatus includes a controller unit. The controller unit is configured to implement a virtual environment to operate the plurality of operating systems. The controller is further configured to monitor and detect a malfunction in the display performed on the display device in the virtual environment, and to shield a display area where an incorrect display may be performed in response to the malfunction being detected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hideyuki Sugiura
  • Patent number: 11838494
    Abstract: An image processing method includes: acquiring a fixation point position on a respective screen viewed by each of dominant eye(s); determining a fixation area of a left-eye screen and a fixation area of a right-eye screen according to fixation point position(s) corresponding to the dominant eye(s); rendering a first part of a left-eye image to be displayed on the left-eye screen at a first resolution, and rendering a second part of the left-eye image at a second resolution; rendering a first part of a right-eye image to be displayed on the right-eye screen at a third resolution, and rendering a second part of the right-eye image at a fourth resolution. A resolution of an image to be displayed in a fixation area of the respective screen is greater than resolutions of images to be displayed in other areas of the left-eye screen and the right-eye screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignees: Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., LTD., Boe Technology Group Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenyu Li, Hao Zhang, Lili Chen, Jinghua Miao
  • Patent number: 11820231
    Abstract: A compartment in a vehicle can be loaded by an object and an operating device having a user interface configured to output at least one output signal on a part of the user interface. The operating device is designed to cover the compartment. The compartment includes a sensing unit configured to detect the presence of the object when at least a part of the object is loaded into the compartment and the operating device includes control circuitry configured to display a digital image of the object on a part of the user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: AUDI AG
    Inventors: Daniel Lottes, Christian Wall, Romain Diboine, Doh Yeon Kim, Seonghwan Kim
  • Patent number: 11820226
    Abstract: A vehicular display control device including: a memory; and a processor coupled to the memory, the processor being configured to: detect when an operation region including plural switches provided to a steering wheel has been operated; and in a case in which operation of the operation region has been detected, display, at a display region set in front of a driving seat, an operation region image corresponding to the operation region and a status image indicating a current status of a function allocated to the switch that is being operated among the plural switches.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Keigo Hori, Ryota Hamabe, Takahiro Hirota, Yoshinori Murata
  • Patent number: 11823616
    Abstract: The display device includes a substrate including a sensor area, a display panel including a first pixel disposed in the sensor area, and a sensor disposed between the substrate and the display panel and overlapping the sensor area. The sensor area includes pixel areas in which the first pixel is disposed and transmission areas in which the first pixel is not disposed, the transmission areas include a first transmission area, the pixel areas include a first pixel area positioned in a first direction of the first transmission area and a second pixel area positioned in a second direction crossing the first direction of the first transmission area, the first pixel includes a first pixel circuit, some of transistors of the first pixel circuit are disposed in the first pixel area, and others of the transistors of the first pixel circuit are disposed in the second pixel area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung Jin Hong, Yoo Min Ko, Gun Hee Kim, Seung Chan Lee
  • Patent number: 11817031
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel including a plurality of pixels connected to a plurality of scan lines and a plurality of data lines, respectively; a scan driver, which provides a scan signal to the pixels through the scan lines; a data driver, which provides a data voltage to the pixels through the data lines; and a controller, which controls the scan driver and the data driver, and receives input image data at a variable input frame frequency. The controller determines whether a gray scale value of the input image data is included in any range of a first gray scale range and a second gray scale range different from the first gray scale range, and dithers the input image data when it is determined that the gray scale value of the input image data is included the first gray scale range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jinho Lee, Sungjae Park, Seunghwan Park, Youngwoon Choi, Seungho Park, Kyoungho Lim, Namjae Lim
  • Patent number: 11807097
    Abstract: In an in-vehicle terminal device that is able to perform communication with a server device, an identification information acquisition unit acquires identification information of a user who boards a vehicle. A communication unit transmits the identification information of the user to the server device and receives arrangement information of a plurality of display elements corresponding to the identification information of the user transmitted from the server device. A setting unit decides an arrangement of the display elements of the in-vehicle display according to an arrangement criterion based on vehicle type information of the vehicle using the arrangement information of the display elements corresponding to the identification information of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Oe, Kazuya Nishimura, Jun Goto, Hirofumi Kamimaru