Patents Examined by Gene W Lee
  • Patent number: 10437363
    Abstract: The invention discloses an In-Cell touch panel and a touch display device. The In-Cell touch panel includes: a color filter substrate; a common electrode disposed on the color filter substrate; an array substrate disposed opposite the color filter substrate; an IC disposed on the array substrate; a plurality of data lines and a plurality of gate lines disposed perpendicular to the data lines are disposed on the array substrate; the common electrode is divided into a plurality of common electrode lines, where the common electrode lines also function as drive electrodes or sense electrodes, and the IC is a timesharing IC used for providing the In-Cell touch panel with display signals and touch drive signals and detecting the touch signals of the In-Cell touch panel. The In-Cell touch panel provided by the present invention can effectively reduce the requirement for load of the timesharing IC by the In-Cell touch panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: SHANGHAI TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Ma, Lijun Zhao
  • Patent number: 10432899
    Abstract: Provided is an image display device capable of effectively enhancing image quality of a display image with a simple configuration. The image display device includes a light source, a screen configured to be two-dimensionally scanned with laser light to draw an image on the screen, a scanning unit configured to scan the screen with the laser light, a mirror drive circuit configured to drive the scanning unit, and an optical system configured to generate a virtual image of the image drawn on the screen. On the screen, a plurality of lens regions are arranged so as to individually line up in two directions different from each other. Rows of the lens regions in one of the two directions are inclined relatively at a predetermined inclination angle with respect to main scan directions of the laser light to the screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Furuya, Akira Kurozuka, Yuta Yamamoto, Susumu Uragami
  • Patent number: 10423380
    Abstract: A display module and a display apparatus having the same are provided. The display module including a circuit board, a plurality of light emitting device packages disposed on the circuit board and electrically coupled to the circuit board, and a coating unit coated with coating solution containing a light diffusion agent covers the plurality of light emitting device packages and fills in a gap between the plurality of light emitting device packages, wherein the coating unit further includes at least one first light diffusion part that is curvedly formed on a surface of the coating unit onto which light emitted from the light emitting device packages is incident.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae-sang Kim, Jee-su Park, Eun-lai Lee, Jae-min Lee, Tae-hyeun Ha, Suk Hyun, Cheoul-young Kim, Seung-jae Lee
  • Patent number: 10409364
    Abstract: Methods and systems are provided for head mounted display (HMD) implementations. One example implementation includes a circuit for communicating with a computing system that processes multimedia content for display in the HMD. A front unit of the HMD has a screen for displaying multimedia content, and the front unit has a set of LEDs. A rear section of the HMD has a set of LEDs. A connector is provided for coupling the front unit with the rear section of the HMD, such that adjustment of the connector changes a separation distance between at least one of the set of LEDs of the front unit and at least one of the set of LEDs of the rear section. The computing system processes image data captured of the HMD when worn by a user. The image data includes at least one of the set of LEDs of the front unit and at least one of the set of LEDs of the rear section to identify the separation distance for a current adjustment of the connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Anton Mikhailov, Eric Larsen, Jeffrey Roger Stafford
  • Patent number: 10386952
    Abstract: A computing device configured to take action based on user touch position and force comprises a touch system and a strain amplifying force sensing structure attached to an underside of the touch system. The strain amplifying force sensing structure comprises a force sensing layer and a support plate with a strain amplifying structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: SHENZHEN NEW DEGREE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hao Li
  • Patent number: 10388241
    Abstract: A pixel charging method and circuit, an LCD panel and an LCD device, wherein two driving signals drive two adjacent row scan lines to charge the pixel. When the pixel of a row is charged, the pixel of the next row is pre-charged, and there is no angle cutting in a certain period before and after the pre-charge is completed, so that after the pre-charge of the pixel is completed and the charging of the pixel starts, the active switch of the pixel is turned on completely without affecting the actual charging process, in order to improve the effect of charging the pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignees: HKC Corporation Limited, Chongqing HKC Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Mingliang Wang
  • Patent number: 10379698
    Abstract: An image display device includes a display configured to display a plurality of items and a cursor indicating a location of an input; input receiving circuitry configured to receive an input for moving the cursor; and a controller configured to control the cursor to move in accordance with the received input, to control items adjacent to the cursor to be set as candidate items if the cursor stops moving, and to control guidelines to be displayed on the candidate items, wherein in response to an input of a direction key while the focus is displayed on the first candidate item, and wherein the controller is further configured to control the focus to move to a second candidate item among the candidate items corresponding to the input of the direction key if the input of the direction key corresponds to a short press and to control the cursor to move in a direction corresponding to the input of the direction key if the input of the direction key corresponds to a long press.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyeong-o Kim, Bo-sung Seo
  • Patent number: 10379661
    Abstract: A coordinate measuring apparatus and a coordinate measuring system are provided. The coordinate measuring apparatus includes a channel electrode circuit including a plurality of electrodes, a driver configured to generate a driving circuit signal and provide the driving signal to the channel electrode circuit, a receiver configured to receive first receiving signal for detecting capacitance change from a portion of the plurality of electrodes, and simultaneously receive second receiving signal corresponding to a signal transmitted from a coordinate indicating apparatus from another portion of the plurality of electrodes, and a processor configured to determine a position of at least one of a hand and the coordinating indicating apparatus based on the received first receiving signal and second receiving signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung-soo Park, Byung-hoon Kang
  • Patent number: 10365690
    Abstract: A flexible display device according to example embodiments includes a rollable display panel, a housing accommodating the rollable display panel in a rolled state and including an opening portion through which the rollable display panel is pulled out, an optical sensor disposed at the opening portion and configured to detect luminance of the rollable display panel while the rollable display panel is rolled or unrolled, a controller configured to compensate image data based on detection data generated by the optical sensor, and a display panel driver configured to control a display of rollable display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hai-Jung In, Bo-Yong Chung
  • Patent number: 10365820
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses are provided for detecting a gesture at an electronic device. The gesture is received through an input module of the electronic device. A direction combination corresponding to the gesture is determined. The direction combination includes a plurality of directions. Information regarding the direction combination is compared with information regarding at least one direction combination, which is stored in a memory of the electronic device. A state of the electronic device is changed from a first state to a second state, using at least one processor of the electronic device, according to a result of comparing the information regarding the direction combination with the information regarding the at least one direction combination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Jae Wook Lee, An Ki Cho, Jun Hyung Cho
  • Patent number: 10360849
    Abstract: A pixel driving circuit is disclosed, including: a driving switch, connected between a driving power source and an OLED; a first switch, connected between the source and drain of the driving switch, and being a transistor of the same model as the driving switch; a control circuit, connected between the drain and source of the first switch, for inputting a first control signal and outputting a compensation current to compensate threshold voltage drift of the first switch; a storage unit, connected between the source of a second switch and gate of the first switch, for storing a compensation voltage of compensation current compensating the first switch; the gate of second switch being for inputting a second control signal and the drain for inputting a data signal, the storage unit being for storing a data voltage generated by the data signal. A display panel and pixel driving method are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Yuying Cai
  • Patent number: 10345599
    Abstract: A display device includes a two-dimensional array of tiles. Each tile includes a two-dimensional array of pixels, and a lens, of a two-dimensional array of lenses, configured to direct at least a portion of the respective pattern of light from the two-dimensional array of pixels to a pupil of an eye of a user. Each pixel is configured to output light so that the two-dimensional array of pixels outputs a respective pattern of light. The display device also includes one or more processors coupled with the two-dimensional array of tiles and configured to activate at least a subset of the two-dimensional array of tiles for outputting, from at least the subset of the two-dimensional array of tiles, a collective pattern of light that is directed to the pupil of the eye of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Facebook Technologies, LLC
    Inventor: Mary Lou Jepsen
  • Patent number: 10339878
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a white balance adjustment method and system. The method includes: obtaining initial white balance components of each of grayscales respectively for red pixels, green pixels, and blue pixels; obtaining a first relationship curve by fitting the white balance component of the red pixel with the green pixel, and obtaining a second relationship curve by fitting the white balance component of the blue pixel with the green pixel; calculating the adjusted white balance component of the green pixel after the GAMMA voltage is adjusted; substituting the adjusted white balance component of the green pixel into the first relationship curve and the second relationship curve to respectively obtain the adjusted white balance components of the red pixel and the blue pixel; and creating a second white balance look-up table according to the adjusted white balance components of the red pixels, the green pixels, and blue pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Lixuan Chen
  • Patent number: 10338740
    Abstract: A processing system for reducing background capacitance associated with a touch surface. The processing system includes: transmitter circuitry that drives a transmitter electrode of the touch surface with a waveform; receiver circuitry that detects input in a sensing region of the touch surface based on a resulting signal from a receiver electrode of the touch surface; and offset reduction circuitry connected to the receiver circuitry that: subtracts, prior to completion of an integration period of the waveform, a first plurality of charge associated with background capacitance from the resulting signal using a capacitor; executes a first reload of the capacitor prior to completion of the integration period of the waveform; and subtracts, prior to completion of the integration period of the waveform, a second plurality of charge associated with background capacitance from the resulting signal using the capacitor after the first reload.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: SYNAPTICS INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Jonathan Losh, John Weinerth, Derek Solven
  • Patent number: 10325559
    Abstract: A display includes a plurality of pixels in a non-quadrangular display area and a plurality of first driving circuits and a plurality of second driving circuits in a peripheral area of the display area. Each of the pixels is connected to a first signal line in a first direction and a second signal line in a second direction crossing the first direction. Each of the first driving circuits outputs a first signal to the first signal line of a corresponding one of the pixels. Each of the second driving circuits outputs a second signal to the second signal line of a corresponding one of the pixels. The number of second driving circuits between neighboring first driving circuits is different depending on a position in the peripheral area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung-Kyu Lee, Kwang-Min Kim, Byoung Sun Kim
  • Patent number: 10325536
    Abstract: A system and method for remotely monitoring and controlling one or more electronic displays. The electronic display may be in communication with a network connection, which can be used to establish communication with a local area network and/or the internet to transmit reports and/or other data to a remote location. A color light sensor is provided and measures at least one attribute of a watermark that is displayed at least periodically on the electronic display. Operational characteristics of the electronic display may be determined via feedback from the color light sensor. Data from the color light sensor may be used at least to determine proper electronic display operation, to track content runtime, and/or for proof of play purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: MANUFACTURING RESOURCES INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: John Schuch, Rick De Laet
  • Patent number: 10318081
    Abstract: A touch display device and a driving method are disclosed. The touch display device includes a liquid crystal display panel having a plurality of self-capacitive electrodes and an electroluminescent display panel arranged under the liquid crystal display panel. The self-capacitive electrodes in the liquid crystal display panel and a cathode in the electroluminescent display panel constitute capacitive structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haisheng Wang, Xue Dong, Hailin Xue, Xiaochuan Chen, Shengji Wang, Xiaoliang Ding, Yingming Liu, Weijie Zhao, Changfeng Li, Wei Liu, Pengpeng Wang, Rui Xu
  • Patent number: 10310796
    Abstract: A display device, which is connected to other display device and has one side surface closely contacting a side surface of the other display device, includes: a display unit configured to display at least a portion of a pointer corresponding to a movement of a remote control device; a communication unit configured to perform a connection with the other display device; and a control unit configured to control the pointer to be displayed on at least one of the display device and the other display device based on a placement state of the display device and the other display device and movement information received from the remote control device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS
    Inventors: Donghee Lee, Gahyun Chloe Sun, Woojin Jeong, Jaekyung Lee
  • Patent number: 10313626
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a processor circuit; a media distribution component for execution on the processor circuit to manage presentation of a media presentation on multiple electronic displays, the media presentation comprising a video part and an auxiliary data part, the auxiliary data part comprising sensor data corresponding to the video part, the media distribution component to manage presentation of the video part on an external display and the auxiliary data part on an integrated display. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventor: Daniel Avrahami
  • Patent number: 10296109
    Abstract: A handheld device includes a conductive tip configured to interact with a capacitive based digitizer sensor, an active transmission module, a reflective transmission module, a switch configured to connect the conductive tip to one of the active transmission module and the reflective transmission module and a controller configured to toggle position of the switch. The active transmission module configured to generate a first signal on the conductive tip independent from a drive signal transmitted on the digitizer sensor. The reflective transmission module is configured to generate a second signal on the conductive tip based on the drive signal transmitted on the digitizer sensor and picked by the conductive tip during interaction with the digitizer sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Ahia Peretz, On Haran