Patents Examined by Gloryvid Figueroa-Gibson
  • Patent number: 11460916
    Abstract: An interface interaction method and apparatus pertaining to the field of augmented reality includes obtaining rotation parameters of the user head, where the rotation parameters include a rotation direction, a rotation angle, and a rotation angular acceleration, determining an interaction instruction according to the obtained rotation parameters and a preset instruction determining rule, and executing the determined interaction instruction to implement interaction control of interfaces displayed by a display component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jianming Dong, Weixi Zheng, Zhe Sun
  • Patent number: 11449105
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a controller that invalidates, while an open-close movement state is being detected by an open-close detection device, a touch operation made on a touch panel, and that validates the touch operation made on the touch panel, when either of an open state and a close state is being detected by the open-close detection device and when in a neutral state, the neutral state being where none of the open-close movement state, the open state, and the close state is being detected by the open-close detection device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventor: Masato Hirabe
  • Patent number: 11442544
    Abstract: A force transducer for an electronic device can be operated in a drive mode and a sense mode simultaneously. In particular, the force transducer can provide haptic output while simultaneously receiving force input from a user. The force transducer is primarily defined by a monolithic piezoelectric body, a ground electrode, a drive electrode, and a sense electrode. The ground electrode and the drive electrode each include multiple electrically-electrically conductive sheets that extend into the monolithic body; the electrically conductive sheets of the ground electrode and the drive electrode are interdigitally engaged. The sense electrode of the force transducer is typically disposed on an exterior surface of the monolithic body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph C. Doll, Pavan O. Gupta, Teera Songatikamas, Adam J. Monkowski
  • Patent number: 11435580
    Abstract: A head-up display (HUD) may include at least one HUD sensor configured to acquire one or more images of a field of view (FOV). The HUD may include a HUD image combiner configured to present HUD symbology to a user, a HUD image projector configured to project the HUD symbology onto or through the HUD image combiner, and at least one processor communicatively coupled to the at least one HUD sensor and the HUD image projector. The at least one processor may be configured to process the one or more images for luminance data of the FOV, generate a dynamic map including a grid with one or more controllable cells based on the luminance data of the FOV via a dynamic map generation unit, and configure the HUD image projector based on the generated dynamic map to improve an average contrast ratio of the HUD image projector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: Rockwell Collins, Inc.
    Inventor: David R. Sneitzer
  • Patent number: 11417251
    Abstract: A flexible circuit board, a display panel, a display device, and a test method are provided. The flexible circuit board includes a flexible circuit board body and a driving chip. First to third dummy terminals are provided on a surface of the flexible circuit board body. Fourth to sixth dummy terminals are electrically connected to a common node in the driving chip. An external sink current output line and an external sink current input line form an external sink current loop through the driving chip. A bonding resistance between the first and fourth dummy terminals is a first bonding resistance, and a bonding resistance between the second and the fifth dummy terminals is a second bonding resistance. The first bonding resistance and the second bonding resistance each are a resistance on the external sink current loop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: WUHAN TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Han Wu, Houfu Gong, Jun Li
  • Patent number: 11397515
    Abstract: The information processing device includes a display panel, a touch panel, a controller, and a storage. The display panel includes a first area and a second area. When a drawing operation on the first area is received, the controller displays an image based on the drawing operation in the first area. The controller performs second processing and third processing. The second processing corresponds to processing of storing a reproduction target image displayed in the first area and a reduced image of the reproduction target image in the storage, when a specific type of operation excluding the drawing operation is received on the touch panel, and displaying the reduced image in the second area. The third processing corresponds to processing of displaying, when an operation of selecting the reduced image is received on the touch panel, the reproduction target image corresponding to the selected reduced image in the first area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Masanobu Tone
  • Patent number: 11393644
    Abstract: The invention provides an input device including a holder, a first wheel, a slider, and a first pressure part. The first wheel is disposed on the holder, and includes a side surface, a circle center, and a segment adjusting structure. The segment adjusting structure is disposed on the side surface in a manner of surrounding the circle center. The slider is disposed on the holder, and is movable relative to the holder to move toward or away from the circle center. The first pressure part includes two first ends. One of the first ends is connected to the slider, and as the slider moves toward or away from the circle center, interference between the other first end and the segment adjusting structure is increased or reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignees: LITE-ON ELECTRONICS (GUANGZHOU) LIMITED, Lite-On Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Hsiao-Lung Chiang, Chih-Wen Su, Yu-Hsun Chen, Chin-Yuan Lin
  • Patent number: 11373574
    Abstract: A true-color device used to view a true color of a color displayed on a monitor. The true-color device includes a pointing device, configured to indicate a locating point on the monitor; a communication device, configured to receive color parameters sent by the monitor, wherein the color parameters are within a particular range centered on the locating point; a color-accurate monitor, configured to display a color according to the color parameters; and an input device, configured to control the display parameters of the color-accurate monitor to make the color-accurate monitor display the color according to the display parameters and the color parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Chun-Kai Yang
  • Patent number: 11367387
    Abstract: A method and an image processing device for mura detection on a display are proposed. The method includes the following steps. A compressed DeMura table corresponding to the display panel is obtained. Decompression is performed on the compressed DeMura table to generate a decompressed DeMura table. Upsampling is performed on the decompressed DeMura table to generate a reconstructed DeMura table. Mura compensation is performed on the display panel based on the reconstructed DeMura table.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Wenhui Yu, Xiaoming Bu, Chih-Yuan Yang
  • Patent number: 11360589
    Abstract: An electronic device according to various embodiments may include: a first structure comprising a reciprocating housing; a second structure including a guide configured to guide sliding movement of the first structure; a flexible display configured to be at least partially inserted inside the second structure or visible to an outside of the second structure by the sliding movement of the first structure; at least one sensor; and at least one processor operatively connected to the flexible display and the at least one sensor, wherein the at least one processor may be configured to: detect a touch on the flexible display through the at least one sensor, detect pressure of the touch through the at least one sensor, determine whether a direction in which the touch moves corresponds to a direction in which the first structure is capable of sliding, based on determining that the direction in which the touch moves corresponds to the direction in which the first structure is capable of sliding, determine whether a ch
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yangsoo Choi, Youngseong Kim, Gyeongtae Park, Jookwan Lee, Jihea Park
  • Patent number: 11308866
    Abstract: The present disclosure proposes an OLED pixel compensation circuit and an OLED pixel compensation method. The OLED pixel compensation circuit includes an OLED, a driving transistor, a first TFT, a second TFT, a third TFT, a fourth TFT, a first capacitor, and a second capacitor. The present disclosure adopts 5T2C structure and the driving transistor is a double gate TFT to compensate the variance of the threshold voltage such that the luminance evenness is raised and the lifetime of the product is extended.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Inventors: Fan Tian, Zhenling Wang
  • Patent number: 11302227
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device including a display, a display driving circuit which drives the display, and at least one processor operationally connected to the display or the display driving circuit, wherein the at least one processor gives an afterimage risk ranking to each of a plurality of applications, and, when an application given an afterimage risk ranking higher than a designated range among the plurality of applications is executed, generates afterimage data by accumulating images sampled from the execution screens of the application given the afterimage risk ranking higher than the designated range, and delivers the afterimage data to the display driving circuit. Various other embodiments that can be understood through the present specification are also possible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hanyuool Kim, Taewoong Lee, Seungkyu Choi, Dongkyoon Han, Kwangtai Kim
  • Patent number: 11289035
    Abstract: A method for obtaining a backlight intensity may improving data processing speed of a display device. The method includes: dividing image data into N sets of data; calculating a backlight intensity of each backlight block according to a corresponding set of data; for each group of pixels, calculating a backlight intensity corresponding to a first pixel according to a backlight intensity of each effective backlight block corresponding to the first pixel and a backlight diffusion weight of the effective backlight block corresponding to the first pixel; calculating backlight intensities corresponding to second to Mth pixels in the Tth group of pixels according to the backlight intensities corresponding to first pixels in the Tth group of pixels and a (T+1)th group of pixels; and for a Nth group of pixels, setting the backlight intensity corresponding to the first pixel as backlight intensities corresponding to second to Mth pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignees: BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhihua Ji, Tiankuo Shi, Zhenkun Song, Xiaomang Zhang, Hsinchung Lo, Chingwen Kung, Lingyun Shi, Xin Duan, Yue Li, Yifan Hou
  • Patent number: 11269578
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a plurality of cabinets configured to be arranged to form a screen of the display apparatus, each cabinet of the plurality of cabinets including at least one display module, the plurality of cabinets disposed to be adjacent to one another to form a screen of the display apparatus, a plurality of wireless communicators provided in each cabinet of the plurality of cabinets, and a processor configured to, based on a first cabinet among the plurality of cabinets receiving a signal from at least one adjacent cabinet that is adjacent to the first cabinet via at least one wireless communicator provided in the first cabinet, transmit the signal to adjacent cabinets that are adjacent to the first cabinet via a plurality of wireless communicators provided in the first cabinet, and based on the plurality of cabinets receiving the signal according to the transmission, control a display module of each cabinet of the plurality of cabinets to display an image corresponding to each cabinet throug
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Sangwon Kim
  • Patent number: 11263949
    Abstract: A display panel, a control method and a display apparatus are provided. The display panel includes a first display area having a notched boundary and a second display area. The first display area includes a first pixel unit group comprising X white sub-pixel or sub-pixels and Y first single color sub-pixels, and the second display area includes a second pixel unit group comprising Y second single color sub-pixels, where X is an integer of at least 1 and Y is an integer of at least 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignees: BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Gaowei Chen, Jiaqiang Wang, Chao Yu, Shengwei Yang, Jinlong Zheng, Xiaojuan Gao, Xiance Liu, Fuan Zhu
  • Patent number: 11245948
    Abstract: An electronic device according to various embodiments of the present invention comprises: a sensor module functionally connected with the electronic device; a receiving module functionally connected with the electronic device; and a processor, wherein the processor may detect that the electronic device is worn by a user, obtain content from an external electronic device in response to the detection, and execute the obtained content upon obtaining the content from the external electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun-Hak Lim, Hyuk Kang, Taeho Kim, Taegun Park, Gyu-Cheol Choi
  • Patent number: 11231587
    Abstract: A line-of-sight direction detection section 32 detects a direction of a line of sight of a user wearing a head-mounted display. A main image generation section 42 generates a first image regarding main content selected by the user as an item to be displayed on the head-mounted display. A display control section 50 causes the head-mounted display to display a second image regarding content different from the main content for promoting recognition of a given thing or service together with the first image. The display control section 50 controls a manner in which the second image is displayed on the head-mounted display in accordance with the direction of the user's line of sight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INC.
    Inventors: Masashi Nakata, Yasushi Okumura, Yurika Mulase
  • Patent number: 11227551
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a driving method and system for an OLED display panel. The driving method for the OLED display panel includes: controlling a gate line driving circuit of the display panel for each frame image to sequentially output a scanning signal to each gate line of the display panel; and when the gate line driving circuit of the display panel starts to output the scanning signal to one gate line, timing from a starting scanning time of the same scanning gate line; and after the scanning time of the current scanning gate line reaches a preset fixed scanning time, controlling the gate line driving circuit of the display panel to stop outputting the scanning signal to the current scanning gate line. Therefore, the present disclosure does not need to change the gamma curve when the refresh frequency is changed, and screen flicker will not occur, and a seamless dynamic refresh switching of the display panel is realized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Everdisplay Optronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Keitaro Yamashita, Shaodong Ma, Shanglong Wang, Fei Shen
  • Patent number: 11226698
    Abstract: A method for detecting, by a force sensing circuit within an electronic device, a change in force applied to a surface of the electronic device. The method includes correlating the change in the force applied to the surface to a functional change of at least one setting of the electronic device. The method further includes identifying when a detected change is a first change of the change in force, which corresponds to a trigger that activates at least one of a plurality of sensing devices within the force sensing circuit to monitor for a subsequent change in the force. In response to detecting the subsequent change of the change in force, the method includes adjusting the at least one setting of the electronic device based on the subsequent change of the force.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Motorola Mobility LLC
    Inventors: Suresh Sethuraman, Kiyoun Cho, Jonathon J. Prinz, Kathryn E. Thomas, Francis Kuzhiyil, Alexis G. Valasek
  • Patent number: 11222908
    Abstract: An array substrate is provided. The array substrate includes a base, a first electrode and a second electrode which are on the base and a touch line on the base, both the first electrode and the second electrode are configured to transmit a display signal, the touch line is configured to transmit a touch signal; the first electrode and the touch line are respectively in different layers, and an orthographic projection of the first electrode on the base at least partially overlaps with an orthographic projection of the touch line on the base. A preparation method of the array substrate and a touch display panel are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignees: ORDOS YUANSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xinguo Wu, Fengguo Wang, Dawei Shi, Hong Liu, Zifeng Wang, Feng Li, Bo Ma, Zhixuan Guo, Yuanbo Li, Jing Zhao, Cenhong Duan, Haiqin Liang