Patents Examined by Ibrahima Diedhiou
  • Patent number: 10422980
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a camera optical lens. The camera optical lens including, in an order from an object side to an image side, a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, a fourth lens, a fifth lens, a sixth lens and a seventh lens. The camera optical lens further satisfies specific conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: AAC Technologies Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenji Oinuma, Lei Zhang, Yanmei Wang, Yanli Xie
  • Patent number: 10338347
    Abstract: An optical image capturing system includes, along the optical axis in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, a fourth lens, and a fifth lens. At least one lens among the first to the fifth lenses has positive refractive force. The fifth lens can have negative refractive force, wherein both surfaces thereof are aspheric, and at least one surface thereof has an inflection point. The lenses in the optical image capturing system which have refractive power include the first to the fifth lenses. The optical image capturing system can increase aperture value and improve the imaging quality for use in compact cameras.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: ABILITY OPTO-ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chien-Hsun Lai, Nai-Yuan Tang, Yeong-Ming Chang
  • Patent number: 10338346
    Abstract: An optical image capturing system includes, along the optical axis in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, a fourth lens, and a fifth lens. At least one lens among the first to the fifth lenses has positive refractive force. The fifth lens can have negative refractive force, wherein both surfaces thereof are aspheric, and at least one surface thereof has an inflection point. The lenses in the optical image capturing system which have refractive power include the first to the fifth lenses. The optical image capturing system can increase aperture value and improve the imaging quality for use in compact cameras.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: ABILITY OPTO-ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chien-Hsun Lai, Nai-Yuan Tang, Yeong-Ming Chang
  • Patent number: 10338345
    Abstract: An optical image capturing system includes, along the optical axis in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, a fourth lens, and a fifth lens. At least one lens among the first to the fifth lenses has positive refractive power. The fifth lens can have negative refractive power, wherein both surfaces thereof are aspheric, and at least one surface thereof has an inflection point. The lenses in the optical image capturing system which have refractive power include the first to the fifth lenses. The optical image capturing system can increase aperture value and improve the imaging quality for use in compact cameras.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: ABILITY OPTO-ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chien-Hsun Lai, Yao-Wei Liu, Yeong-Ming Chang
  • Patent number: 10264966
    Abstract: An ophthalmic device is configured to examine at least two eye characteristics including intraocular pressure, and the ophthalmic device includes: an examination optical system configured to obtain information of a subject's eye when the at least two eye characteristics of the subject's eye are examined; and an examination window configured to switch examinations of the at least two eye characteristics. The examination optical system is arranged outside of the examination window. The examination window is capable of rotating independently of the examination optical system. The examinations of the at least two eye characteristics are switched by rotation of the examination window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Tomey Corporation
    Inventors: Shigeyoshi Yamamoto, Guangchun Bian
  • Patent number: 10241234
    Abstract: Provided is a silicone hydrogel soft contact lens obtained by curing in a double-sided casting mold, a liquid mixture including glycerol mono(meth)acrylate and at least one type of silicone monomer having at least one hydroxyl group or polyethylene glycol group in the molecular structure thereof, the silicone hydrogel soft contact lens having a wettable surface without a polymerized lens-shaped material being subjected to post-processing to improve the water wetting properties of a surface thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: HOYA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Suguru Imafuku
  • Patent number: 10228537
    Abstract: An optical image capturing system includes, along the optical axis in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, a fourth lens, and a fifth lens. At least one lens among the first to the fifth lenses has positive refractive power. The fifth lens can have negative refractive power, wherein both surfaces thereof are aspheric, and at least one surface thereof has an inflection point. The lenses in the optical image capturing system which have refractive power include the first to the fifth lenses. The optical image capturing system can increase aperture value and improve the imaging quality for use in compact cameras.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: ABILITY OPTO-ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Chien-Hsun Lai, Yao-Wei Liu, Yeong-Ming Chang
  • Patent number: 10215960
    Abstract: An optical image capturing system includes, along the optical axis in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens, a second lens, a third lens, a fourth lens, and a fifth lens. At least one lens among the first to the fifth lenses has positive refractive force. The fifth lens can have negative refractive force, wherein both surfaces thereof are aspheric, and at least one surface thereof has an inflection point. The lenses in the optical image capturing system which have refractive power include the first to the fifth lenses. The optical image capturing system can increase aperture value and improve the imaging quality for use in compact cameras.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: ABILITY OPTO-ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Chien-Hsun Lai, Nai-Yuan Tang, Yeong-Ming Chang
  • Patent number: 10156726
    Abstract: The examples disclosed herein are related to graphene-based materials on see-through optical displays. One example provides, a computing device, including a see-through display system including an optical component through which a surrounding environment is viewable, an electrical component disposed on a user-facing side of the optical component, and a graphene-based layer disposed on the optical component, the graphene-based layer comprising a greater thickness of a graphene-based material on a portion closer to the electrical component and a lesser thickness of a graphene-based material on a portion farther from the electrical component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
    Inventors: Erin Hurbi, Igor Markovsky, Michael Nikkhoo
  • Patent number: 10025113
    Abstract: An eyewear system including eyeglasses and a case, the eyeglasses having a first lens, a second lens, and a bendable bridge disposed between the first lens and second lens, the bendable bridge having a spring providing a spring force when the bridge is bent from a rest position, the eyeglasses being adapted to move from a wearable configuration in which the first and second lens do not overlap to a stored configuration in which the first and second lenses at least partially overlap, the bendable bridge being bent from its rest position in the stored configuration, the case having an opening through which the eyeglasses pass during insertion and guides sized and configured with respect to the eyeglasses to engage and fold the eyeglasses against spring force of the bridge to the stored configuration during insertion of the eyeglasses through the opening and into the case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: THINOPTICS, INC.
    Inventor: Tadmor Shalon
  • Patent number: 9901248
    Abstract: A vision protection method includes the steps of tracking at least one of eye activities of the viewer of the electronic device via a working condition detector; detecting possible eye conditions based on pupilary light reflex and responses; determining eye fatigue due to the eye activities of the viewer of the electronic device in a working mode of the electronic device; and generating a viewer eye result in response to the eye activities and possible eye conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: EYES4LIVES, INC.
    Inventor: Roger Li-Chung Wu
  • Patent number: 9897758
    Abstract: An optical circulator integrated into a transceiver for bi-directional communication may include a core configured to pass a transmission signal in a transmit direction and a received signal in a receive direction. The optical circulator may include an input port optically coupled to the core. The input port may be configured to deliver the transmission signal to the core. The optical circulator may include an output port optically coupled to the core. The output port may be configured to receive the received signal from the core. The optical circulator may additionally include a network port optically coupled to the core. The network port may be configured to receive the transmission signal from the core and deliver the transmission signal to a fiber optic cable. The network port may be configured to receive the received signal from the fiber optic cable and deliver the received signal to the core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: FINISAR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tengda Du, Jack Xu
  • Patent number: 9872647
    Abstract: Systems and methods are described herein for determining that a patient has indications mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or early stage Alzheimer's disease (AD). Microperimetry is used to assess the functional integrity of the patient's retina. Optical Coherence Tomography is used to assess the structural integrity of the patient's retina. Reductions in the size and function of the patient's retina indicate that the patient may have MCI or early stage AD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: The Curators of the University of Missouri
    Inventor: Peter Koulen
  • Patent number: 9857562
    Abstract: A photographing optical lens assembly includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens element, a second lens element, a third lens element, a fourth lens element, a fifth lens element, and a sixth lens element. The first lens element with positive refractive power has an object-side surface being convex in a paraxial region thereof. The second lens element has negative refractive power. The third lens element has refractive power. The fourth lens element has refractive power. The fifth lens element with refractive power has an object-side surface being concave in a paraxial region thereof. The sixth lens element with positive refractive power has an object-side surface being convex in a paraxial region thereof, and an image-side surface being concave in a paraxial region thereof. The photographing optical lens assembly has a total of six lens elements with refractive power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: LARGAN PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hsin-Hsuan Huang
  • Patent number: 9844314
    Abstract: An ophthalmic surgical microscope can include a movable optical element positioned in an optical pathway of light reflected from a surgical field. The movable optical element can be configured to oscillate in a direction along the optical pathway. The microscope can include an actuator coupled to the movable optical element and configured to move in response to a control signal. The microscope can include a computing device in communication with the actuator and configured to generate the control signal to move the movable optical element. In some embodiments, the computing device is configured to generate the control signal to move the movable optical element with an oscillation frequency greater than the critical flicker fusion rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignee: Novartis AG
    Inventors: Steven T. Charles, Michael Papac
  • Patent number: 9841596
    Abstract: A laser beam directing system including a first deflection mirror which is connected with an elevation axis of the laser beam directing system; a primary laser which is coupleable into telescope optics by the first deflection mirror; a first auxiliary laser that is oriented in parallel to an azimuth rotation axis of the laser beam directing system; a second auxiliary laser that is oriented parallel to an elevation rotation axis of the laser beam directing system; and a first detector, wherein the first auxiliary laser, the second auxiliary laser and the first detector are arranged and oriented in the laser beam directing system so that the first deflection mirror is alignable by comparing beams of the first auxiliary laser and the second auxiliary laser impacting the first detector so that a beam from the primary laser is coupleable into the telescope optics parallel to the elevation rotation axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: MBDA Deutschland GmbH
    Inventor: Rudolf Protz
  • Patent number: 9835822
    Abstract: A photographing optical lens assembly includes lens elements including, in order from an object to an image side, a first lens group, a second lens group and a third lens group. The first lens group includes a first lens element and a second lens element. The second lens group includes a third lens element, a fourth lens element and a fifth lens element. The third lens group includes a sixth lens element, a seventh lens element and an eighth lens element. The first lens element has positive refractive power. The seventh lens element has an object-side surface and an image-side surface being both aspheric. The eighth lens element has an image-side surface being concave in a paraxial region thereof, wherein both an object-side surface and the image-side surface thereof are aspheric, and the image-side surface of the eighth lens element has at least one reflection point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: LARGAN PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hsin-Hsuan Huang
  • Patent number: 9816780
    Abstract: A lens cover for, and a method of reducing the signature of, an optical imaging system presented. A support structure is provided having a first ring-shaped end, a second ring-shaped end and a mounting portion for attaching one end of the support structure to a lens. A rotatable member is disposed at the second end of the support structure. A pliable membrane tube has a first end attached to the first ring-shaped end of the support structure and a second end attached to the second ring-shaped rotatable member so that the membrane tube forms an aperture. By rotating the rotatable member to twist the membrane tube the size of said aperture may be varied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Inventors: Matthew Thomas Stefanick, Freddie Santiago
  • Patent number: 9810909
    Abstract: A head-mounted display apparatus includes a display unit including a substrate and display elements, and an optical element. The substrate includes a plurality of display portions and a plurality of light-transmitting portions, and the display elements are on the plurality of display portions of the substrate. The optical element is in an optical path of light that is emitted from the display unit and has through-holes that respectively correspond to the plurality of light-transmitting portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seock-Hwan Kang, Hong-Shik Shim, Won-Sang Park
  • Patent number: 9791667
    Abstract: A lens module including may include: a first lens having negative refractive power; a second lens of which an object-side surface or an image-side surface is convex; a third lens of which an image-side surface is concave; a fourth lens having refractive power; a fifth lens having refractive power; and a sixth lens having an inflection point formed on an image-side surface or an object-side surface thereof. The first to sixth lenses are disposed in a sequential order from the first lens to the sixth lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Ju Hwa Son