Patents Examined by Lisa Lea-Edmonds
  • Patent number: 10921853
    Abstract: A display device and a method for fabricating the same are provided. The display device includes a display panel, a first circuit board which has a first end attached onto the display panel, a driver integrated circuit which is disposed on the first circuit board, a sealing member disposed on the first circuit board and which surrounds an outer surface of the driver integrated circuit, and an insulating tape which is disposed on the sealing member and the driver integrated circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Lu Ly Lee
  • Patent number: 10921857
    Abstract: In a flexible display device including a non-bending area and a bending area, the flexible display device may include a circuit structure, a display structure on the circuit structure, and an organic layer under or over the circuit structure, the organic layer including a groove corresponding to the bending area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun Kim, Minsoo Kim
  • Patent number: 10912359
    Abstract: A portable protection case and a display are provided. The protection case, adapted to hold a display device, includes a body and a hanger assembly. The body has a surface. The hanger assembly, configured to connect the display device, includes a fixed member, a base, an elastic member and a holder. The fixed member is disposed on the surface of the body. The base is disposed on the fixed member. The elastic member is connected between the fixed member and the base for providing the base with an elastic force. The holder is disposed on the base for holding the display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignees: BenQ Intelligent Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, BENQ CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ho-Shih Wu
  • Patent number: 10915140
    Abstract: A display device includes a display module including a first non-folding area, a second non-folding area, and a folding area disposed between the first and second non-folding areas, a support disposed below the display module, a sub-support disposed below the support, a buffer portion which is disposed between the support and the sub-support and in which an opening overlapping the folding area is defined, and a plurality of joint units disposed below the sub-support to overlap the folding area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Se Bong Kim
  • Patent number: 10908650
    Abstract: A mobile computing system includes a case and a frame installed into the case. The components of the mobile computing system are affixed to the frame. The frame includes a first section and a second section. The first section is flexibly coupled to the second section by at least one first flexible joint and is not otherwise rigidly coupled to the second section. The frame is fabricated as a single molded piece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Dell Products, L.P.
    Inventors: Chris Chang, Bruce Hw Chen, Rick Wu, Maggie Mei-Chih Wu, Chen Yu Hsu, Yue Hui Jiang
  • Patent number: 10909889
    Abstract: A display device includes a display module including a display panel and a support member including a first surface facing a rear surface of the display panel and a second surface opposite to the first surface, and a guide unit disposed on the second surface of the support member. The display module includes first and second folding portions, a central portion disposed between the first and second folding portions and left and second display portions. The guide unit includes a rotation part overlapping the central portion, a first connection part connected to the rotation part, a second connection part connected to the rotation part, a wire part fixed to the first display portion and fixed to the second connection part, and an elastic part fixed to the second surface of the support member and fixed to the rotation part, the first connection part or the second connection part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jungil Lee
  • Patent number: 10897825
    Abstract: A housing for an electronic device that allows electromagnetic waves to pass through the housing is disclosed. The housing may include a first portion having an opening, a second portion positioned within the opening, and an insert including a protrusion extending into at least a portion of a gap formed between the first portion and the second portion. The housing also may include a first ink layer disposed within the gap and substantially surrounding the protrusion, and a second ink layer disposed within the gap and over the first ink. The first portion, second ink layer, and second portion may cooperate to form a substantially contiguous surface, and the second ink layer may be positioned approximately 5 microns (?m) or less below an exposed surface of the first portion and an exposed surface of the second portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Ming Kun Shi, Lindsay D. Corbet, Christopher Bruni, Collin D. Chan
  • Patent number: 10897827
    Abstract: A housing of an electronic device and an electronic device are provided. The housing of an electronic device including at least one plate includes a first surface coupled to at least a portion of a plate of the at least one plate and facing a rear surface of the plate, and a member comprising a second surface being substantially perpendicular to the first surface and facing a side surface of the plate, and wherein the first surface comprises a protrusion protruding from the first surface toward the plate by a predetermined height, a first recess formed in from the first surface by a predetermined depth, and a second recess formed in from the first surface deeper than the first recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chongkun Cho, Sunggun Cho, Wonhee Choi
  • Patent number: 10890944
    Abstract: A tablet support stand attached a hinged left keyboard and right keyboard. When the keyboard folds, the two sides can capture the folded support stand creating a compact assembly that can be easily transported by the user and then unfolded when needed. The support arm is made of segments that are pivotally and frictionallly hinged. The support stand members are hollow and open on one side that allows the support arms to fold into each other for maximum compactness. A steel plate attached the back of a standard tablet attaches to a magnetic plate at the end of the support stand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Inventor: Ming-Tsong George Tien
  • Patent number: 10890947
    Abstract: A rollable displace device is provided. The rollable display device includes a flexible display assembly coupled to a roller that is configured to be wound and unwound around the roller. When the display panel is wound around the roller, the display panel is received in a housing. When the display panel is unwound from the roller, the display panel extends from the housing. The display device includes at least one support link coupled to the display panel and configured to extend and contract in response to the unwinding and winding of the display panel, respectively. The at least one support link supports the display panel in the unwound state and reduces or prevents overturning of the display panel in the unwound state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Taejin Choi
  • Patent number: 10890948
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a first body, a second body, a rotating shaft connected with the first body and the second body, at least one driving member, a third body and a flexible display. The first body and the second body rotate relatively to be folded or unfolded via the rotating shaft. The driving member is movably pivoted to the rotating shaft. The third body is movably disposed at the second body, the third body is located on a moving path of the driving member, and the third body and the driving member rotate relative to the first body to be folded or unfolded along with the second body. The flexible display is disposed at the first body and the third body, and the driving member drives the third body to move close to or away from the first body in a rotating folding or unfolding process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yen-Chou Chueh, Hui-Ping Sun, Wei-Chih Wang
  • Patent number: 10884459
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses an electronic device, which includes a housing having a plurality of openings, a plurality of functional elements and a moving module. The moving module includes a carrier plate, a magnetic member, an elastic member and an electromagnet. The carrier plate is movably disposed on the housing, and moved between a first position and a second position. The functional elements are disposed on the carrier plate. When the carrier plate is located at either the first position or the second position, each of the functional elements is corresponding to one of the openings. The magnetic member is disposed on a first end of the carrier plate. One end of the elastic member is connected to the housing, and the other end is fixed to a second end of the carrier plate. The electric magnet is adjacent to the first end of the carrier plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Inventor: Sheng-Sung Chou
  • Patent number: 10886763
    Abstract: Provided is a charging device for charging a wireless manual cleaner and a robot cleaner. The charging device includes a first charger comprising a first charging terminal connected to a charging terminal of the manual cleaner, and a first transceiver configured to transmit and receive information to and from the manual cleaner; a second charger comprising a second charging terminal connected to a charging terminal of the robot cleaner, and a second transceiver configured to transmit and receive information to and from the robot cleaner; and a communication line configured to electrically connect the first transceiver and the second transceiver to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventor: Sangdoo Ha
  • Patent number: 10877522
    Abstract: A foldable screen assembly and an electronic device are disclosed. The foldable screen assembly may include a shaft assembly, a support assembly, a flexible display screen, and a reinforcement assembly. The support assembly includes a first supporting plate and a second supporting plate. The first supporting plate and the second supporting plate are rotatable along with the shaft assembly, such that the electronic device is switchable between the folded state and the unfolded state. The reinforcement assembly is located between the shaft assembly and the flexible display screen, and slidable relative to at least one of the first supporting plate and the second supporting plate. A portion of the reinforcement assembly corresponding to the shaft assembly is switchable between a bending state or a flattening state along with the flexible display screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuhu Jia
  • Patent number: 10877523
    Abstract: A flexible display device and a mobile terminal are provided. The flexible display device includes: a flexible display panel; two reels, each of two ends of the flexible display panel is coupled to the reel; two housings, each of the housings is used to respectively sleeve the reel and each of the housings includes an opening which allows the flexible display panel to go through; a telescope support member includes two ends respectively coupled to the side wall of each of the housings; the flexible display panel is able to be rolled up and the telescope support member is to be shortened when the two housings move towards each other, the flexible display panel is able to be extended and the telescope support member is to be lengthened and the distance between the two housings is limited within the dimension of the telescope support when the two housings move away from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: EverDisplay Optronics (Shanghai) Limited
    Inventor: Huanyu Huang
  • Patent number: 10877515
    Abstract: A display module has a display panel having a long side and a short side and a light guide plate installed adjacent to at least one of the long side and the short side, to guide a light emitted from a light source to the display panel. A bottom chassis is disposed behind the light guide plate, and a guide member to guide the movement of the light source module in accordance with the expansion and contraction of the light guide plate. The guide member guides the light source module to move along one of the long side and the short side on which the light source module is installed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min Sik Kim, Myeong Gil Kim, Woo Sung In, Hyun Jun Jung, Jong Hee Han
  • Patent number: 10871802
    Abstract: A display device includes a polymer base layer including a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface; and a display panel including a third surface facing the second surface and a fourth surface opposite to the third surface, where the polymer base layer includes a first outer side surface adjacent to the first surface, a second outer side surface adjacent to the second surface and spaced outward from the first outer side surface, and a cut surface disposed between the first outer side surface and the second outer side surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Geun Woo Yug
  • Patent number: 10868274
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a display panel which displays an image; and a cover on a first surface of the display panel. The cover includes a flexible member, and a rigid member which has less flexibility than the flexible member, the flexible member and the rigid member respectively being portions of a same layer on the first surface of the display panel. One member among the flexible member and the rigid member defines a cavity therein, and the other member among the flexible member and the rigid member is disposed in the cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Youngmyung Lee
  • Patent number: 10866618
    Abstract: A flexible display apparatus is disclosed. The flexible display apparatus may include a flexible display panel including a display area and a non-display area and a backplate structure on the flexible display panel and configured to support the flexible display panel. The backplate structure includes an elastic structure and a rigid structure that is less flexible than the elastic structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: MoonSoo Yeom
  • Patent number: 10863642
    Abstract: A hinge includes a first part disposed in a first member and a second part disposed on a second member. The first part includes a first curved part with an arc shape protruding to outside in a radial direction of a rotational center, and a second curved part disposed outside the first curved part in the radial direction of the rotational center with spacing from the first curved part with an arc shape along the first curved part. The second part includes a connection disposed between the first curved part and the second curved part, wherein the connection moves smoothly along the first curved part and the second curved part about the rotational center. The second part couples, with the first part, the first member and the second member together to allow the first member and the second member to relatively rotate about the rotational center.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU CLIENT COMPUTING LIMITED
    Inventors: Ryohei Sato, Ikki Tatsukami, Frank Müller Augste, Albert Jiang, Morris Sung