Patents Examined by Maheen Javed
  • Patent number: 9767760
    Abstract: A driving device for a display device wherein the display device and a source driver are connected by a plurality of external lines. A bias voltage generating part generates a bias voltage for controlling internal operating current of the plurality of amplifiers in the source driver to supply to each amplifier via a bias voltage supply line. The bias voltage supply line is laid out such that for the amplifier connected to the external line of a longer length, the length of the bias voltage supply line from the bias voltage generating part to the amplifier is shorter so as to raise a bias voltage supplied to the amplifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: LAPIS SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuuichi Takahashi
  • Patent number: 9760205
    Abstract: In an example, a processing system for a capacitive sensing device includes a sensor module having sensor circuitry coupled to a first plurality of sensor electrodes. The sensor module is configured to receive resulting signals from the plurality of sensor electrodes using a capacitive sensing signal having a plurality of capacitive sensing bursts and a sensing frequency. The sensor module is further configured to introduce at least one phase shift between a respective at least one pair of the plurality of capacitive sensing bursts. The processing system further includes a determination module configured to determine capacitive measurements based on the resulting signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: SYNAPTICS INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Matthew Stevenson
  • Patent number: 9756320
    Abstract: Multi-layer display of content on a flexible display is provided. A roll profile of a rolled transparent flexible display is detected, the rolled transparent flexible display forming a plurality of overlapping display layers of the transparent flexible display. Content is then displayed on the plurality of overlapping display layers, where different portions of the content are displayed on different display layers of the plurality of display layers to present the content as three-dimensional content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Vijay Ekambaram, Sarbajit K. Rakshit
  • Patent number: 9740316
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a touch screen; and a controller configured to control the touch screen to be in an inactive state in which illumination of the touch screen is turned off, convert the touch screen from the inactive state into an active state in which the illumination of the touch screen is turned on, in response to a tap meeting a preset condition being input in the inactive state of the touch screen, and display a first screen on the touch screen when the input tap meeting the preset condition has been input by a user wearing a preset wearable device, and display a second screen different than the first screen when the input tap meeting the preset condition has been input by the user not wearing the preset wearable device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Soyeon Yim, Juha Hyun, Jungbin Lee
  • Patent number: 9740311
    Abstract: A stylus may include an electrode that is positioned on the body of the stylus. The stylus may further include a switch. Furthermore, the switch may be used to provide a capacitance that is coupled to the electrode positioned on the body of the stylus to decrease a resistance to an electrical current through the stylus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: Wacom Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ruslan Omelchuk, Mykhaylo Krekhovetskyy
  • Patent number: 9733755
    Abstract: A drive circuit of a touch panel includes a signal selection circuit and a de-multiplexing circuit, where in a display phase, the signal selection circuit is configured to forward a display signal to the de-multiplexing circuit, which is configured to de-multiplex the display signal and transmit signals resulting from the de-multiplexing of the display signal to the data lines; and in a touch phase, the signal selection circuit is configured to forward a touch driving signal to the de-multiplexing circuit, which is configured to de-multiplex the touch driving signal and transmit signals resulting from the de-multiplexing of the touch driving signal to the data lines, so that the pulse signals on the data lines are identical to the pulse signals on the touch driving signal lines and touch electrodes in the touch phase due to the signal selection circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignees: XIAMEN TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yizhi Yang
  • Patent number: 9715860
    Abstract: A shift register unit and driving method thereof, a gate driving circuit and a display apparatus are provided. The potential of the pull-up control node is continuously raised by the output signals of multiple stages of shift register circuits. The high level of the pull-up control node can be used to release output noise of the shift register unit, such as to improve the quality of the display apparatus product, and ensures the life and the long time stable operation of the GOA circuit. The shift register unit provided by embodiments of the present disclosure comprises an input module, a pull-up module, a pull-down control module, a pull-up control module and a pull-down module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2017
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Yang, Xi Chen, Ming Yang
  • Patent number: 9678604
    Abstract: To provide a rigid digitizer-integrated display module, the display module includes a display panel for forming an image, a digitizer module formed on the bottom side of the display panel to detect electromagnetic type digitizer input, and a non-magnetic metal structure enclosing the bottom sides of the mold frame and the digitizer and the outer periphery of the mold frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Joo-Hoon Lee
  • Patent number: 9671883
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display device with integrated touch screen. The display device includes a panel configured to include a plurality of electrodes divided into n groups; and a display driver IC configured to, apply a common voltage to the electrodes during a display driving mode of a first frame, apply a touch scan signal to a first group and a first adjacent electrode unit included in a second group during a touch driving mode of the first frame, apply the common voltage to the electrodes during the display driving mode of a second frame, and apply the touch scan signal to the second group and a second adjacent electrode unit included in the first group adjacent to the second group during the touch driving mode of the second frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hee Sun Shin
  • Patent number: 9666144
    Abstract: A image display method is disclosed including: providing a liquid crystal panel including a plurality of pixel units; dividing the liquid crystal panel into a plurality of display units including a first display area which includes a pixel unit, a number of which is a, and a second display area which includes a pixel unit, a number of which is b, wherein, the a and the b are integers larger than 0; providing a data signal of an image; dividing a grayscale G of the data signal of the image corresponding to the pixel unit into a first grayscale Gm and a second grayscale Gs; inputting the first grayscale Gm to the pixel unit of the first display area, inputting the second grayscale Gs to the pixel unit of the second display area, and displaying the image. An image display system realizing the above display method is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Lixuan Chen
  • Patent number: 9645659
    Abstract: The present application provides an electronic device having a first operating mode and a second operating mode, and including a body; a first rotating structure connected with the body; a supporting part connected with the body via the first rotating structure; a second rotating structure; a base connected with the supporting part via the second rotating structure. Specifically, the body is substantially perpendicular to the base when the electronic device is in the first operating mode; and the body is substantially parallel to the base when the electronic device is in the second operating mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignees: Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd., Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zhe Yang, Changyu Sun, Ning Le, Liyuan Gan, Fenglang Li
  • Patent number: 9639201
    Abstract: A touch panel according to the disclosure includes a touch screen including a plurality of X electrode lines and Y electrode lines, which are alternately disposed with each other, and generating signals that vary depending on a touch position; and a plurality of comparators connected between first and second Y electrode lines adjacent to each other, wherein the touch position on the touch screen is detected based on output codes prepared by using output values of the comparators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masashi Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 9632593
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing apparatus including an analysis unit configured to decide additional information corresponding to input information on the basis of the input information input in an extended work space in which a real object and a virtual object are operable, and a display control unit configured to receive a new operation input to the input information and execute display control of the virtual object displayed in the extended work space using the additional information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shunichi Kasahara, Osamu Shigeta
  • Patent number: 9632582
    Abstract: A magnetic suspension system is disclosed for use in mounting an electronic touch screen. The magnetic suspension system may be designed to provide more or less movement in any direction, i.e., along the x-axis, the y-axis, and/or the z-axis, depending upon the application. The magnetic suspension system includes a first programmable magnet coupled to a first body and a second programmable magnet coupled to a second body. The programmable magnets simultaneously repel and attract each other in a nominal configuration such that the second body is suspended a programmed spaced-apart distance from the first body. The programmable magnets also allow movement between the first and second bodies in reaction to a force applied to the second body by a haptic actuator with a programmed spring force such that the first and second bodies return to the nominal configuration when no force is applied to the second body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: Immersion Corporation
    Inventors: Douglas Billington, Elena Redelsheimer, William Rihn
  • Patent number: 9619057
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a touch panel and an electronic device. The touch panel includes a transparent substrate, a first conductive micropattern and a second conductive micropattern. The first conductive micropattern defines multiple traces in a plurality of first cells. The second conductive micropattern defines multiple traces in a plurality of second cells. The first conductive micropattern covers the second conductive micropattern, and the first cell overlaps the second cell. The first cell, the second cell and a corresponding area of the substrate in them are as a combination cell. The integral light transmittances between at least part of the combination cells are inconsistent. The present invention can have a low visibility of micropattern and can reduce manufacturing costs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Chun-kai Chang, Yung-lun Lin, Jie Qiu, Chengliang Ye, Ruhai Fu
  • Patent number: 9606679
    Abstract: A touch panel and a manufacturing method thereof and a touch display panel are provided. The touch panel includes a substrate, at least one first conductive line, an insulating layer, and at least one second conductive line. The substrate has a sensing region and a periphery region. The first conductive line is disposed on the periphery region. The insulating layer is disposed on the periphery region and covers the first conductive line. The second conductive line is disposed on the periphery region. The first conductive line and the second conductive line are electrically insulated to each other. A portion of at least one second conductive line is disposed on the insulating layer located above the first conductive line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Jyun-Kai Ciou, Chia-Sheng Huang, Su-Tsai Lu, Ching-Chih Wei, Heng-Tien Lin
  • Patent number: 9582127
    Abstract: An input device including: a display device including a first display region; a plurality of sensor electrodes configured for capacitive sensing, where the plurality of sensor electrodes overlap at least a portion of the first display region; and a processing system operatively connected to the plurality of sensor electrodes and configured to: output a placement guide graphic on the first display region, where the placement guide provides alignment indication for a feature of an input object; generate a pressure-gauge graphic based on pressure exerted on the input device by the input object; send the pressure-gauge graphic for display while the input object is still in contact with the input device; obtain, based on resulting signals received with at least one sensor electrode of the plurality of sensor electrodes, a first capacitive image including the input object; and authenticate a user based on at least the first capacitive image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: Synaptics Incorporated
    Inventor: Tom Vandermeijden
  • Patent number: 9565423
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a display panel, which comprises a pixel array panel and a control circuit. In the pixel array panel, at least two pixels are arranged in a matrix form along a second direction. A first white sub-pixel and a second white sub-pixel in the pixel are arranged along a first direction. At least one of red sub-pixel, green sub-pixel, and blue sub-pixel exists between the first white sub-pixel and the second white sub-pixel. The display panel of the present invention can avoid crosstalk occurred when a stereoscopic image is displayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Peng Du
  • Patent number: 9530343
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a gray-scale correction method of a display panel, comprising: selecting a plurality of measurement points and specifying a reference point; specifying a plurality of measurement gray-scales, and, under each measurement gray-scale, measuring actual gray-scale of each measurement point when the brightness thereof reaches a reference brightness, wherein the reference brightness is the brightness of the reference point; determining a gray-scale correction coefficient of each measurement point under each measurement gray-scale according to the corresponding relationship between the actual gray-scale and the measurement gray-scale, and establishing an original gray-scale correction coefficient table; extending the original gray-scale correction coefficient table to a gray-scale correction coefficient table of pixel points of the display panel under all gray-scales through linear interpolation algorithm; when a data voltage is to be applied to a pixel point under a gray-scale, sear
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hua Zheng
  • Patent number: 9524068
    Abstract: To achieve improved detection accuracy and position resolution in an in-cell type capacitive touch sensor embedded in a liquid crystal panel of a liquid crystal display device, a drive electrode of a touch sensor is formed of a transparent conductive film laminated on a surface of a TFT substrate on a liquid crystal side below a pixel electrode, and disposed in a region between gate lines. A detection electrode is formed of a transparent conductive film laminated on an outward-directed surface of the TFT substrate. A drive signal is supplied to the drive electrode to cause a voltage change, and based on the voltage change in the detection electrode caused thereby, a capacitance change in an opposing part between the drive electrode and the detection electrode is detected, to thereby detect contact of an object to a display surface near the opposing part in a liquid crystal panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kazuo Kita