Patents Examined by Premal Patel
  • Patent number: 10049641
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a driving circuit, comprising a plurality of transmission lines in one-to-one correspondence to a plurality of gate driving circuits and configured to transmit a control signal to the corresponding gate driving circuit; and a compensating resistor coupled to the corresponding transmission line so as to compensate for a resistance difference among the plurality of transmission lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Xiao Wang
  • Patent number: 10043447
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode display includes a plurality of pixels configured to store a first data signal received through a corresponding data line during a scan period and to emit light according to a second data signal during a light emitting period of a frame, wherein the first data signal corresponds to the frame and the second data signal corresponds to a previous frame, and the scan period overlaps the light emitting period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Sang-Myeon Han
  • Patent number: 9990060
    Abstract: Devices, systems and methods are disclosed for processing stylus interactions with a device and drawing the results of those interactions in a manner that reduces noise and latency. This includes selecting a filter based on a velocity of an input, the velocity determined by comparing coordinates and timestamps associated with the input events. A first filter may be determined using previous input events to reduce latency and a second filter may be determined using previous and subsequent input events to improve accuracy of the filter selection. An output may be generated using the first filter and/or the second filter to combine the benefits of the reduced latency and the increased accuracy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Heidi Christine Schubert, Lutz Gerhard
  • Patent number: 9983675
    Abstract: Systems and methods for monitoring insulation integrity for electrostatic friction are disclosed. One system may include a touch sensitive interface configured to detect user interaction; an electrostatic haptic output device configured to output one or more electrostatic haptic effects to the touch sensitive interface; a processor in communication with the touch sensitive interface and the electrostatic haptic output device, the processor configured to: determine an operating condition associated with the electrostatic haptic output device; determine a corrective action associated with the operating condition; and apply the corrective action.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Immersion Corporation
    Inventors: Kaniyalal Shah, Vincent Levesque
  • Patent number: 9977493
    Abstract: Embodiments are disclosed for a display system having multiple fields of view. An example display system comprises a first display configured to produce images across a first field of view, a second display configured to produce images across a second field of view, the second field of view being larger than the first field of view, and a controller configured to selectively present a virtual object via one or more of the first display and the second display based on a feature of the virtual object as displayed within a user's viewspace.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
    Inventors: Jaron Lanier, Joel S. Kollin
  • Patent number: 9966042
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for calibrating brightness unevenness of an OLED display panel, the method includes: getting a brightness matrix of an OLED display panel in at least three gray scales, and determining a uniform brightness area and an uneven brightness area, and calculating a fitting Gamma value of each pixel corresponding to the at least three gray scales in the uneven brightness area, and fitting the fitting Gamma curve of the each pixel in the uneven brightness area, and calibrating the brightness of the uneven brightness area based on the fitting Gamma curve of the each pixel. The present disclosure can improve the accurate of the calibrating brightness and the efficiency of the calibration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Yufan Deng
  • Patent number: 9953562
    Abstract: Provided is a signal processing device including a signal synthesis unit that generates a first synthesis signal configured from an image signal to cause a first light emitting element used for displaying an image to emit light and a dummy pixel signal to cause a second light emitting element used for measuring brightness to emit light, a conversion unit that converts the generated first synthesis signal into a second synthesis signal to cause only the first light emitting element of the first light emitting element and the second light emitting element to emit light at identical brightness, regardless of a degradation degree of the first light emitting element, and a light emission control unit that causes the first light emitting element and the second light emitting element to emit light, on a basis of the second synthesis signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: JOLED Inc.
    Inventors: Junichi Yamashita, Katsuhide Uchino, Yuki Seo
  • Patent number: 9921686
    Abstract: A learning method includes collecting, from a sensor that measures a distance and a direction to an object, measurement data regarding a plurality of points forming the object, generating, based on the measurement data, first shape data indicating a shape of the object, calculating a number of first cusps in the first shape data, the first cusps corresponding to cusps of the object, generating second shape data in which the shape is simplified by removing a part of the plurality of points from the measurement data, calculating a number of second cusps in the second shape data, and generating learning information based on the number of the first cusps and the number of the second cusps, the learning information classifying a type of the shape of the object into one of a plurality of types.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Bin Chen
  • Patent number: 9911398
    Abstract: A video display hub is mounted in a common household area such as a kitchen or family room. The display hub is configured to display various types of information for users in the area, such as weather, traffic updates, schedules, notes, messages, lists, news, etc. When the user is at a distance from the display hub, information is presented at a relatively low density, with a low level of granularity and detail in conjunction with large fonts, graphics, and icons. When the user is close to the display hub, information is presented at a relatively high density, with a high level of granularity and detail in conjunction with small fonts, graphics, and icons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Douglas McQueen, Meng Li, Eric Alan Breitbard, Robert Steven Murdock, Julien George Beguin, Gregory Michael Hart, Scott Ian Blanksteen
  • Patent number: 9904460
    Abstract: A device includes a display displaying data, a digitizer sensor including a plurality of conductive elements spread across the display and a circuit connected to the plurality of conductive elements. The circuit transmits data displayed on the display via at least one of the conductive elements of the digitizer sensor. The conductive elements of the digitizer sensor are electrically isolated from one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventor: Amil Winebrand
  • Patent number: 9906222
    Abstract: A gate driving circuit and a liquid crystal display are disclosed. The gate driving circuit includes: an input and latch circuit, a signal processing circuit electrically connected with the input and latch circuit and an output buffering circuit electrically connected with the signal processing circuit. Wherein, the input and latch circuit or the signal processing circuit includes two switch modules which are disposed in parallel. Each switch module includes two switching tubes disposed in series, control terminals of the two switching tubes of one of the two switch modules are crosswise connected with control terminals of the two switching tubes of the other of the two switch modules. The present invention through disposing two switch modules and crosswise connecting the control terminals of the switching tubes, the stress degrees applied on the two switching transistors are the same so as to greatly increase the stability of the circuit operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Mang Zhao
  • Patent number: 9898984
    Abstract: The invention discloses a GOA circuit, a display device and a drive method of a GOA circuit, the GOA circuit is set to be GOA units including a plurality of levels, a N leveled GOA unit is applied to charge a N leveled scanning line of a display region of the display device, the N leveled scanning line is connected to a first gate all on signal and a second gate all on signal, which can guarantee scanning lines corresponding to all the GOA units are being charged under control of the first gate all on signal and the second gate all on signal. The invention can carry out an all gate on function according to the method above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignees: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd, WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Juncheng Xiao, Ronglei Dai, Yao Yan, Shangcao Cao
  • Patent number: 9898992
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an area-saving driving circuit for a display panel, which comprises a plurality of digital-to-analog converting circuits convert input data, respectively, and produce a pixel signal. A plurality of driving units are coupled to the plurality of digital-to-analog converting circuits, respectively. They produce a driving signal according to the pixel signal and transmit the driving signal to the display panel for displaying. A plurality of voltage booster units are coupled to the plurality of driving units, respectively, and produce a supply voltage according to a control signal. Then the supply voltage is provided to the plurality of driving units. Thereby, by providing the supply voltage to the plurality of driving units of the display panel by means of the plurality of voltage booster units, the area of the external storage capacitor is reduced. Alternative, the external storage capacitor can be even not required.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: Sitronix Technology Corp.
    Inventor: Min-Nan Liao
  • Patent number: 9886779
    Abstract: A display panel driver includes: a correction calculation section which performs correction calculations on input image data to generate saturation-enhanced output image data and a drive circuitry driving the display panel in response to the output image data and a starting point control section. The correction calculation section generates red (R) data, green (G) data and blue (B) data of the output image data by performing the correction calculations on R data, G data and B data of the input image data, respectively. The starting point control section controls the positions of starting points of the input-output curves of the correction calculations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: Synaptics Japan GK
    Inventors: Takashi Nose, Hirobumi Furihata, Akio Sugiyama
  • Patent number: 9885904
    Abstract: A display device is provided, the display device comprising a display panel, the display panel including an opposed substrate (1) and an array substrate (2) arranged opposite to each other, and a liquid crystal layer (3) arranged therebetween, the display panel being divided into a central region (61) and a peripheral region (62) surrounding the central region (61), and an additional polarizer (6) being arranged in a region between the array substrate (2) and the liquid crystal layer (3) and corresponding to the peripheral region (62). The display device can effectively prevent the peripheral region (62) of the display panel from light leakage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ki Man Kim, Jaegeon You
  • Patent number: 9884587
    Abstract: A display device for a vehicle includes a decorative member; a light source that emits light to the decorative member; and a virtual image generation unit that displays a virtual image between a driver of the vehicle and the decorative member. The light source is disposed closer to the driver than the decorative member, and is alternately switchable between a light-on state and a light-off state when the virtual image generation unit displays a virtual image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Konishi, Tetsuya Kawahara, Megumi Nagumo
  • Patent number: 9886904
    Abstract: In a display device, a signal line drive circuit applies an initialization voltage to control terminals of drive transistors from corresponding video signal lines, and applies a reset potential to first terminals of the drive transistors from corresponding reset lines to initialize the drive transistor, and the initialization voltage is set to a lower value as a voltage value of the gradation voltage signal written after offset cancellation for offset-canceling a threshold value of the drive transistor is higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Norio Nakamura
  • Patent number: 9864460
    Abstract: One variation of a method for manipulating virtual objects within a virtual environment includes: determining a first position of a touch sensor within real space; based on the first position of the touch sensor within real space, bounding a virtual surface of a virtual object within the virtual environment tractable through inputs across the touch sensor; generating a first force vector comprising a magnitude related to a force magnitude of a first input on the touch sensor surface and a direction related to an orientation of the touch sensor within real space; locating an origin of the first force vector within the virtual environment based on a first location of the first input on the touch sensor surface and the first position of the touch sensor within real space; and manipulating the virtual surface of the virtual object within the virtual environment according to the first force vector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: Sensel, Inc.
    Inventors: Ilya Daniel Rosenberg, John Aaron Zarraga, Alexander Meagher Grau
  • Patent number: 9864564
    Abstract: An information processing device includes: an image output unit which outputs a screen displayed on a display unit to an image display device; a display control unit which displays a first screen including a user interface screen at least in a part of the screen; a detection unit which detects that the user interface screen is switched from a first state that does not include predetermined information to a second state that includes the information; and an output control unit which outputs a second screen that does not include the user interface screen, instead of the first screen displayed by the display control unit, to the image output unit, if it is detected that the user interface screen is switched from the first state to the second state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Mitsuru Kubota, Koichiro Ota
  • Patent number: 9864461
    Abstract: One variation of a method for manipulating virtual objects within a virtual environment includes: receiving a touch image from a handheld device, the touch image comprising representations of discrete inputs into a touch sensor integrated into the handheld device; extracting a first force magnitude of a first input at a first location on a first side of the handheld device from the touch image; extracting a second force magnitude of a second input at a second location on a second side of the handheld device from the touch image, the second side of the handheld device opposite the first side of the handheld device; transforming the first input and the second input into a gesture; assigning a magnitude to the gesture based on the first force magnitude; and manipulating a virtual object within a virtual environment based on a type and the magnitude of the gesture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: Sensel, Inc.
    Inventors: Ilya Daniel Rosenberg, John Aaron Zarraga, Alexander Meagher Grau, Charles Robert Watson