Patents Examined by Ricardo Osorio
  • Patent number: 10347206
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a drive circuit for a display device includes a plurality of pixels. Each of the pixels includes a memory, and a display element driven based on output data of the memory. The drive circuit includes a storage control circuit for storing, in the memory, the data from a signal line, and a display control circuit which provides the display element with a display signal or a non-display signal based on the data stored in the memory. The drive circuit changes a display area from a first display state to a second display state. When the drive circuit sets the display area to the second display state, the drive circuit supplies a signal which does not depend on the image data to the display element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Takayuki Nakao, Takehiro Shima
  • Patent number: 10338640
    Abstract: There is provided a head mounted display comprising: an interface unit configured to be connected with a cartridge; a determinator configured to determine whether the head mounted display is inside a specific area or not when the cartridge is connected to the interface unit; and at least one controller configured to execute, when the determinator determines that the head mounted display is inside the specific area, an application based on first data that is acquired from the cartridge, and to execute, when the determinator determines that the head mounted display is not inside the specific area, another application based on second data that is acquired from the cartridge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jun Matsuzawa, Keisuke Okada, Tomohiro Degawa, Yoshiteru Kurosaki, Kouichirou Fujihara, Shingo Ito, Susumu Ozawa
  • Patent number: 10338876
    Abstract: A multivision apparatus may include a display panel that includes a display screen including a first region and an adjacent second region. The first region may include first pixels, and the second region may include second pixels. The first pixels and the second pixels have different structures. The display panel may display a single image across the first region and the second region of the display screen. The multivision apparatus may include an array of interconnected display panels configured to collectively display an image, based on each given display panel displaying a separate sub-image in the first and second regions of the given display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Youn Kim, Hyun Seong Kum, Young Hwan Park
  • Patent number: 10339882
    Abstract: A fault-tolerant display system includes a TFT panel, a first driver couplet including a first gate driver and a first source driver, and a second driver couplet including a second gate driver and a second source driver. The first gate driver and the second gate driver feed into the LCD panel from opposite directions and the first source driver and the second source driver feed into the LCD panel from opposite directions. The first driver couplet and the second driver couplet each have their own independent power supplies, independent from one another. In this way, individual pixels of the LCD panel are driven simultaneously by two pairs of source drivers and gate drivers, such that if one of the driver pairs fails due to some fault, the other driver pair can continue to drive the LCD panel without loss of information despite the failure of the one driver pair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: L-3 COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mark Fletcher, Carlos Galleno
  • Patent number: 10330967
    Abstract: In a display device, a plurality of display panels displaying an image formed by a plurality of pixels are coupled to each other. Each of the display panels includes a display surface having a display region and a non-display region surrounding the display region, and a polarizer provided on the display surface. The polarizer covers the display region and a part of the polarizer extends to the non-display region. A pair of display panels to be coupled to each other are arranged such that parts of the non-display regions overlap with each other. One display panel is located at a display surface side of the other display panel, and the other display panel is located at a rear surface side of the one display panel, the rear surface side being an opposite side to the display surface side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Masaya Tamaki, Shinji Fujisawa
  • Patent number: 10324555
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a display device having a force sensor structure and, more specifically, to a display device having a force sensor structure which, when a user's touch occurs, senses not only touch coordinates but also the user's touch force for pressing a screen, in order to provide various functions in various forms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: JuHan Kim, YongChan Park, JinSeong Kim
  • Patent number: 10314222
    Abstract: A field computer for use in an agricultural vehicle is provided. The field computer includes a housing, a processor disposed within the housing, a touchscreen display operatively connected to the housing and the processor and forming an outer surface of the field computer, and a light bar comprising a plurality of lighting elements arranged in a line on the field computer. The lighting elements of the light bar are positioned such that the lighting elements remain hidden when not in use. The field computer is configured to provide feedback associated with operation of the agricultural vehicle by lighting one or more of the lighting elements in the light bar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Ag Leader Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Roger Demiter, Travis Campbell, Brett Johnson
  • Patent number: 10310693
    Abstract: A controller for position detection is disclosed. At least one first 1-D position corresponding to at least one external object is determined based on signals of a plurality of first sensors by self-capacitance detection. Then, at least one second 1-D position corresponding to the at least one first 1-D position is determined based on signals of a plurality of second sensors by mutual-capacitance detection, wherein each second 1-D position is determined based on a differential sensing information whose each value is based on signals of two second sensors by mutual-capacitance detection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: EGALAX_EMPIA TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventors: Chin-Fu Chang, Cheng-Han Lee, Chi-Hao Tang, Shun-Lung Ho
  • Patent number: 10310582
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display apparatus including: a wireless power receiver configured to wirelessly receive power from an external power source to supply power to the display apparatus; a display configured to display an image based on a received image signal; communication circuitry configured to communicate with the external module; information acquiring circuitry configured to acquire information about a distance between the display apparatus and a user; and a controller configured to determine consumption power of the display apparatus, to control the communication circuitry to provide information about the determined consumption power to the external module, and to reduce the consumption power of the display apparatus if it is determined based on the acquired information that the user is within a predetermined critical distance of the display apparatus. Thus electromagnetic waves harmful to a human body is controlled to reduce and/or eliminate an affect a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young-chan Park, Young-ho Choi
  • Patent number: 10306216
    Abstract: A projection display system includes a spatial modulator that is controlled to compensate for flare in a lens of the projector. The spatial modulator increases achievable intra-frame contrast and facilitates increased peak luminance without unacceptable black levels. Some embodiments provide 3D projection systems in which the spatial modulator is combined with a polarization control panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
    Inventors: Gregory John Ward, Robin Atkins
  • Patent number: 10303294
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel, a touch panel control unit, a plurality of scanning electrodes formed on the display panel, a plurality of detection electrodes formed on the display panel so as to intersect with the plurality of scanning electrodes, a drive signal supply unit for inputting a drive signal to each of the scanning electrodes, and a detection unit for detecting a detection signal from each of the detection electrodes. The touch panel control unit supplies the driving signal to each of the scanning electrodes from the drive signal supply unit to enable detection of a touch position of a detection object based on the detection signal detected, and supplies the driving signal to all of the scanning electrodes collectively from the drive signal supply unit to enable detection of approach of the detection object to the touch panel based on the detection signal detected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Koji Nagata, Koji Doi
  • Patent number: 10300679
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a touch panel. The touch panel includes a substrate having a surface, a metal nanowire film, at least one electrode, and a conductive trace. The metal nanowire film includes a metal nanowire film. The metal nanowire film includes a number of first metal nanowire bundles parallel with and spaced from each other. Each of the number of first metal nanowire bundles includes a number of first metal nanowires parallel with each other. The first distance between adjacent two of the number of first metal nanowires is less than the second distance between adjacent two of the number of first metal nanowire bundles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuan-Hao Jin, Qun-Qing Li, Shou-Shan Fan
  • Patent number: 10289252
    Abstract: An inorganic light-emitting diode display with integrated electrodes includes a display surface having a display area and a plurality of spatially separated light-emitting diodes (such as inorganic light-emitting diodes) disposed in rows on the display surface in the display area. The inorganic light-emitting diodes in each row of inorganic light-emitting diodes are electrically connected by one or more electrical conductors. One or more row touch electrodes are disposed in rows over the display surface in the display area between the rows of inorganic light-emitting diodes and are disposed on the display surface and have a width that is larger than a length and width of the light-emitting diodes. A display with an integrated touch screen includes one or more sensing elements disposed in a common plane with the light emitters or on a side of the light emitters opposite the display surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: X-Celeprint Limited
    Inventor: Ronald S. Cok
  • Patent number: 10281983
    Abstract: A haptic feedback device for providing haptic sensation comprises a haptic feedback interface that includes a plurality of haptic elements. The haptic feedback device detects a plurality of different motion associated with a plurality of objects in an upcoming scene of a video based on a look-ahead buffer of the video played on an external display device or the haptic feedback device. A haptic feedback is determined for the upcoming scene of the video based on the look-ahead buffer of the video and the detected plurality of different motion associated with the plurality of objects. One or more movable haptic cues are generated on the haptic feedback interface using the plurality of haptic elements in synchronization with a current scene played on the external display device or the haptic feedback device, based on the determined haptic feedback.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Inventor: Alex Hamid Mani
  • Patent number: 10276081
    Abstract: Improved display devices, information handling systems and related methods are provided for color and luminance characterization and compensation. According to one embodiment, a characterization method is provided for correlating the color/luminance measured from light emitted by a light source disposed within the display device to the color/luminance measured from light output from the display device at the time of manufacture. After the display device is characterized and a set of characterization values are stored, a compensation method is used during operation of the display device to perform color/luminance compensation for the light output from the display device by measuring the color/luminance of the light source illumination, and adjusting color gain values to maintain the color/luminance of the output light at a reference set point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Aik Keong Ong, Andrew Khor
  • Patent number: 10275049
    Abstract: Signaling touch screen enabled devices is disclosed. A capacitive stylus has a body suitable for being hand held as a writing instrument. The body has a tip for interfacing with a capacitive touch screen display panel of a computer system. The stylus has an insulator disposed near its tip, which insulates capacitance of the stylus body. A switch selectively couples the tip to the remaining parts of the stylus body. A controller controls the switch. A mode selector on the body is responsive to being pressed to signal the controller for selecting one of multiple modes. The controller is configured to enter the selected mode responsive to the mode selector and is configured to control the switch unit to switch according to different signal patterns depending on a mode entered by the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Nvidia Corporation
    Inventors: Christen Kent Pedersen, Arman Toorians
  • Patent number: 10268277
    Abstract: Examples disclosed herein relate to manipulating three-dimensional image in response to user gestures. Examples include rendering three-dimensional images based on three-dimensional image data, receiving sensor data corresponding to a user gesture, and recognizing the user gesture based on the sensor data Based on the recognized user gesture and the three-dimensional image data, determining and performing a function to update the corresponding three-dimensional image data and, consequently, alter the rendered three-dimensional images. The three-dimensional image data can be generated by a sensor coupled to the same computing device used to render the three-dimensional images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Jinman Kang, Ben Wynne, David Bradley Short
  • Patent number: 10261640
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses an embedded touch panel and display device. The embedded touch panel comprises an upper substrate, a lower substrate opposite to the upper substrate, multiple pixel units disposed on a plane of the lower substrate facing the upper substrate, wherein each of the pixel units comprises a bottom-emitting OLED pixel structure and a pixel circuit; a plurality of independent self-capacitance electrodes disposed between the lower substrate and the pixel units and insulated from the pixel units; a touch sensing chip which determines a touch position by detecting a change in capacitance of each of the self-capacitance electrodes during a touch duration; and wires disposed between the lower substrate and the OLED pixel structure, each of the wires corresponding to each of the self-capacitance electrodes and connecting the self-capacitance electrode to the touch sensing chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Pengpeng Wang, Xue Dong, Hailin Xue, Haisheng Wang, Xiaochuan Chen, Xiaoliang Ding, Shengji Yang, Yingming Liu, Weijie Zhao, Hongjuan Liu, Changfeng Li, Wei Liu
  • Patent number: 10261326
    Abstract: Eye-tracked head-mounted displays are provide which, in one aspect, may utilize the same optics for eyetracking and image viewing, with a selected portion of the optics used for an eyetracking optical path and a selected portion of the display optics used for an image viewing optical path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignees: THE ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS ON BEHALF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, AUGMENTED VISION INC.
    Inventors: Hong Hua, Chunyu Gao
  • Patent number: 10261323
    Abstract: Eye-tracked head-mounted displays are provide which, in one aspect, may utilize the same optics for eyetracking and image viewing, with a selected portion of the optics used for an eyetracking optical path and a selected portion of the display optics used for an image viewing optical path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignees: THE ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS ON BEHALF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, AUGMENTED VISION INC
    Inventors: Hong Hua, Chunyu Gao