Patents Examined by Michael Pervan
  • Patent number: 10114469
    Abstract: An input method for being loaded into a processor to execute following steps: triggering an input device to perform a gesture input process, comprising: recording a triggered site of a gesture as a sampling point once every unit of time, and recording a turn variation of an interval link between one said sampling point and a next said sampling point; comparing the turn variation to a variation threshold, and when the turn variation is greater than the variation threshold, marking the relevant sampling points as a featured sampling point; chronologically linking plural said featured sampling points into featured line segments, recording proportions of lengths of the featured line segments, and forming a graphic code according to the proportions; and comparing the graphic code to codes contained in a lookup table, so as to perform a predefined function represented by the graphic code.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: IDESYN SEMICONDUCTOR CORP.
    Inventor: You-He Chang
  • Patent number: 10101833
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a display panel and a manufacturing method therefor, and a display device, and the display panel includes a first substrate and a second substrate disposed opposite to the first substrate; an organic light emitting layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, wherein the organic light emitting layer includes a planar cathode layer; a planar cathode protection layer disposed on the cathode layer; and a first touch layer disposed on the cathode protection layer. With the technical solutions according to the present disclosure, the first touch layer is formed by evaporation processes just like the organic light emitting layer, so that the manufacture steps of the display panel are reduced as compared to forming the first touch layer by a photo etching process. Further, if the evaporation mask instead of the photo etching masks is used during the manufacture, the production cost is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignees: SHANGHAI TIANMA AM-OLED CO., LTD., TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhiyong Xiong, Yongcai Shen, Dong Qian
  • Patent number: 10102830
    Abstract: A method for adjusting a screen displaying direction and a terminal include the follows. At least one authority fingerprint is acquired, and the authority fingerprint is a fingerprint having the authority of changing a screen displaying direction. A first fingerprint is acquired. When the first fingerprint is the authority fingerprint, an input direction of the first fingerprint is acquired. The screen displaying direction is adjusted according to the input direction of the first fingerprint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.
    Inventor: Haiping Zhang
  • Patent number: 10095349
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a sensor screen capable of recognizing a touch and a fingerprint. A touch screen includes an active area having a minor axis and a major axis intersecting each other, and a bezel area outside the active area. The touch screen includes a plurality of touch sensing electrode groups arranged in the minor axis direction, a plurality of touch driving electrode groups arranged in the major axis direction, a plurality of fingerprint and touch driving electrodes arranged in the major axis direction between the touch driving electrode groups, a plurality of fingerprint and touch sensing electrodes arranged adjacent to the outermost touch sensing electrode group from among the plurality of touch sensing electrode groups and a read-out IC arranged adjacent to the plurality of fingerprint and touch sensing electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manhyeop Han, Jiho Cho, Junghoon Lee
  • Patent number: 10096304
    Abstract: Provided are a display controller for improving display noise, a semiconductor integrated circuit (IC) device including the same, and a method of operating the display controller. The display controller may include image processing logic configured to sequentially read a plurality of input image data via a data bus and process the plurality of input image data. The display controller may also include a timing generator configured to output a timing control signal. Further, the display controller may include a compensation image generator configured to generate and output a compensation image according to the timing control signal. The display controller may also include a data interface unit configured to transmit one of the compensation image and the plurality of input image data to the display device based on the timing control signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Bo Young Kim
  • Patent number: 10091402
    Abstract: An image capture apparatus includes a cover plate, a sensor, and an optical collimator disposed between the cover plate and the sensor and including a first, a second, and a third light shielding pattern layers that are overlapped with each other. The first, second, and third light shielding pattern layers have first, second, and third light-transmitting openings, respectively. A size of each third light-transmitting opening is larger than or equal to a size of each second light-transmitting opening, and the size of each second light-transmitting opening is larger than a size of each first light-transmitting opening. Alternatively, the size of each third light-transmitting opening is larger than the size of each second light-transmitting opening, and the size of each second light-transmitting opening is larger than or equal to the size of each first light-transmitting opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Gingy Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Chuck Chung, Jen-Chieh Wu
  • Patent number: 10090478
    Abstract: The organic light emitting diode display may comprise a cover window including a display region and a non-display region that surrounds the display region; a flexible substrate arranged on a lower portion of the cover window, and including a first region that is spaced apart from the cover window and a second region that extends from the first region toward the cover window; and an adhesive layer arranged between the cover window and the flexible substrate to make the cover window and the flexible substrate adhere to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung Sang Ahn, Chang Min Park, Sang Wol Lee, Gyeong Ho Jeong
  • Patent number: 10091145
    Abstract: Disclosed is an information processing apparatus including a display unit displaying information on a display screen, an operation unit including a text input key, and a control unit. The control unit displays text in response to input from the operation unit in a state of displaying an initial screen on the display screen, shows an application using text to a user for selection, starts up the application in accordance with the user's selection, and executes the application, using the text inputted from the operation unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS INC.
    Inventor: Ryosuke Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 10090831
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method of electrically aging a PMOS thin film transistor. The method includes applying a first voltage Vg with an amplitude of A volts to a gate of the PMOS thin film transistor; applying a second voltage Vs with an amplitude of (A?40) to (A?8) volts to a source of the PMOS thin film transistor; and applying a third voltage Vd with an amplitude of (A?80) to (A?16) volts to a drain of the PMOS thin film transistor. Application of the first voltage Vg, the second voltage Vs and the third voltage Vd is maintained for a predetermined time period, and Vd?Vs<0. In this way, reduction of a leakage current of the PMOS thin film transistor is achieved without changing a structural design of the thin film transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., ORDOS YUANSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Wang, Xinxin Jin, Liang Sun, Yuebai Han, Guoqing Zhang
  • Patent number: 10082862
    Abstract: An input cueing system and method that allows a user to manually draw an image, input text, interface and gesture on an input surface, which is then brought into a computer such that the visual output from the computer is combined in an overlapping manner with the visual imagery of the user's hands, and then shown on a display. Located above the drawing surface is an image capturing device that captures live video images of the user's hands or other objects placed on the drawing surface. One or more reflectors and/or image repeating devices are disposed between the input surface and the image capturing device to effectively reduce the height and/or focal length so that the visual image is properly aligned and oriented to provide a real ‘live’ view of the users hands and/or action on the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: Hawkvision Emmersion Computing LLC
    Inventor: Robert W. Hawkins
  • Patent number: 10083676
    Abstract: Provided is a method for adjusting a screen display direction and a terminal. The method includes the follows. At least one authority fingerprint is acquired, and the authority fingerprint is a fingerprint having the authority of changing a screen display direction. A first fingerprint is acquired. When the first fingerprint is the authority fingerprint, an input direction of the first fingerprint is acquired. The screen display direction is adjusted according to the input direction of the first fingerprint. If the first fingerprint is acquired again, a time period for acquiring the first fingerprint is recorded. The size of the screen display area is adjusted according to the recorded time period of the first fingerprint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.
    Inventor: Haiping Zhang
  • Patent number: 10078987
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a timing controller configured to generate a single clock control signal comprising a plurality of ON-control pulses and a plurality of OFF-control pulses, a gate clock generator configured to generate a plurality of clock signals based on the single clock control signal, ON-periods of the plurality of clock signals starting in response to an ON-control pulse among the ON-control pulses and OFF-periods of the plurality of clock signals starting in response to an OFF-control pulse among the OFF-control pulses, a gate driver comprising a plurality of shift registers which generates a plurality of gate signals based on the plurality of clock signals, and a display panel comprising a display area in which a plurality of pixels is arranged and a peripheral area in which the plurality of shift registers is arranged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: YongSoon Lee, Sang Hyun Park, Kyungmo Lee, Yong-Sik Hwang
  • Patent number: 10078980
    Abstract: A data driver and a display driving circuit are provided. The display driving circuit includes a first gamma voltage generator that supplies a first gamma voltage set, a second gamma voltage generator that supplies a second gamma voltage set, a first channel driver that outputs a selected one of gamma voltages of the first gamma voltage set, and a second channel driver that outputs a selected one of gamma voltages of the second gamma voltage set. In a first operation mode, the first channel driver and the second channel driver respectively drive a first data line and a second data line of a display panel, and in a second operation mode, the second gamma voltage generator and the second channel driver are disabled, and the first channel driver time-divisionally drives the first data line and the second data line, based on the first gamma voltage set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ki-ho Kong, Hong-keun Yune, Jee-hwal Kim
  • Patent number: 10074309
    Abstract: The present invention provides an AMOLED pixel driving circuit and an AMOLED pixel driving method. The AMOLED pixel driving circuit utilizes the 6T1C structure pixel driving circuit with a specific drive timing and can effectively compensate the threshold voltage of the drive thin film transistor and can stabilize the current flowing through the organic light emitting diode to ensure the uniform brightness of the organic light emitting diode and improve the display effect of the pictures. The organic light emitting diode can emit light only in the light emitting stage to avoid the unnecessary irradiance of the organic light emitting diode to reduce the electrical power consumption.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xiaolong Chen, Yichien Wen, Mingjong Jou
  • Patent number: 10067728
    Abstract: Various embodiments are generally directed to an apparatus, method and other techniques to identify one or more display segments of a display panel, each display segment associated with one of a plurality of lanes of a main link coupled with the interface, independently control enabling and disabling of the display segments and associated lanes, and communicate information on each of the lanes of the main link associated with enabled display segments, and to withhold communicating information on each of the lanes of the main link associated disabled display segments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Prakash K. Radhakrishnan, Nausheen Ansari, Seh W. Kwa
  • Patent number: 10061147
    Abstract: A touch display panel includes an array substrate and an opposite substrate disposed opposite to the array substrate. The opposite substrate includes a first base substrate and a high-resistance film material layer which is disposed on the first base substrate, and a square resistance of the high-resistance film material layer is larger than or equal to 107 ?/? and is less than or equal to 1012 ?/?.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignees: SHANGHAI TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Lingxiao Du, Qijun Yao, Xingyao Zhou
  • Patent number: 10056439
    Abstract: An image capturing apparatus including a sensor, an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display panel, and a collimator is provided. The OLED display panel is disposed on an image capturing side of the sensor. The collimator is disposed between the OLED display panel and the sensor. The collimator includes a plurality of collimating devices overlapped with each other. Each of the collimating devices includes a transparent substrate and a light absorbing layer disposed on the transparent substrate. The light absorbing layer includes a plurality of light passing openings, and the light passing openings expose sensing areas of the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Gingy Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Chuck Chung, Jen-Chieh Wu
  • Patent number: 10056042
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed for filtering metadata to be used in display management. Given an input video stream and input metadata comprising at least one of minimum, average, or maximum luminance values of the video frames in the video stream, values of a function of the input metadata are filtered using a temporal filter to generate filtered metadata, wherein the filtering is based only on metadata for input frames in the same scene. Methods for temporal filtering based on an exponential moving average filter or a look-ahead sliding window filter are presented, including methods for scene-change detection using the input metadata.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
    Inventors: Robin Atkins, Gregory John Ward, Samir N. Hulyalkar, Guan-Ming Su, Sheng Qu
  • Patent number: 10055080
    Abstract: A conductive sheet, method for using conductive sheet and touch panel, having a base substance and conductive parts formed on one of the principal surfaces of the base substance. The conductive parts respectively extend in primary directions, and have two or more conductive patterns made from metal wires arranged in a second direction that is perpendicular to the first direction. The conductive pattern is constituted by serially connecting two or more large gratings in the first direction, and each of the large gratings is constituted by combining two or more small gratings. Around the edges of the large grating, non-connective patterns are formed from metal wires which are not connected with the large gratings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Tadashi Kuriki
  • Patent number: 10049256
    Abstract: A fingerprint sensing module adapted to sense fingerprint of user's finger is provided. The fingerprint sensing module includes a sensing device, an optical cover and an optical-collimating layer located between the sensing device and the optical cover. The sensing device includes a sensing surface, and the optical-collimating layer covers the sensing surface. The optical-collimating layer includes light-blocking areas and light-transmitting areas, and each of the light-transmitting area is surrounded by a part of the light-blocking areas. The optical cover is disposed on the optical-collimating layer, and the optical cover is adapted to contact the user's finger, and the optical cover is adapted to transmit a sensing light from the user's finger to the optical-collimating layer, and the light-blocking areas are adapted to block a portion of the sensing light, and another portion of the sensing light is transmitted to the sensing surface through the light-transmitting areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Gingy Technology Inc.
    Inventor: Jen-Chieh Wu