Patents Examined by Sanjiv D Patel
  • Patent number: 10372230
    Abstract: Disclosed is a user interface device that interacts with a computer or a TV that realizes an electronic device, the user interface device including a motion recognition module configured to recognize a motion of a user by using transmission and reception of an ultrasonic signal; and a battery configured to supply electric power to the motion recognition module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Center for Integrated Smart Sensors Foundation
    Inventor: Kyung Il Cho
  • Patent number: 10373582
    Abstract: Display control device 100 in the present invention includes: memory 101 that stores an image signal input from a signal source; controller 102 that determines the number of output frames based on an input vertical synchronizing signal input from the signal source, the output frames being frames to be displayed on a display in one cycle of the input vertical synchronizing signal, and that determines a dot number in an output horizontal period such that a gap between an output frame line number of a predetermined output frame and the output frame line number of a different output frame in a period corresponding to one cycle of the input vertical synchronizing signal is smaller than a predetermined threshold, the output horizontal period being one cycle of an output horizontal synchronizing signal, the output frame line number being the number of output horizontal periods corresponding to the output frame; and output section 103 that reads the image signal from storage 101 depending on the dot number determined
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS, LTD.
    Inventor: Tatsuo Kimura
  • Patent number: 10372218
    Abstract: There is provided a touch sensitive element including an electroactive layer, and an electrode disposed on at least one surface of the electroactive layer. The electroactive layer has a first portion having a first thickness and a second portion which has a second thickness different from the first thickness and is in contact with the first portion at an outside of the first portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: YongWoo Lee, YongSu Ham, TaeHeon Kim, KyungYeol Ryu, YuSeon Kho, MyungJin Lim, SeulGi Choi
  • Patent number: 10372328
    Abstract: Implementations of the present disclosure include actions of displaying a plurality of keys on a touchscreen of a computing device, receiving user input to the touchscreen, the user input including a contact with the touchscreen, in response to receiving the user input, determining spatial information associated with the contact and generating an image of the contact, determining an output based on the image and the spatial information, and executing the output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventor: Shumin Zhai
  • Patent number: 10365743
    Abstract: An array substrate, a display panel and a display device are provided. The array substrate includes a display area and a non-display area surrounding the display area. The display area includes a plurality of data lines and a plurality of first touch electrodes. A plurality of data signal lines and a plurality of discrete pads are provided in a first non-display area at a side of the display area. Each data signal line is connected to at least one data line, each pad is electrically connected to a respective data signal line, and at least one pad is electrically connected to a respective first touch electrode. The pads are configured to supply a data signal to the data lines in a display phase and to supply a touch signal to the first touch electrodes in a touch phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: XIAMEN TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chaohuang Pan, Zhaokeng Cao, Zhiwei Zhou
  • Patent number: 10353460
    Abstract: An apparatus and method of use for tracking eye and head movement comprising (1) at least one optoelectronic array sensor or optical flow sensor formed of a plurality of optoelectronic sensor cells; (2) a body configured to support the optoelectronic array sensor with focusing means along with a source of light with collimating means in front of and in proximity to an eye of a user; (3) an optical focusing means to focus an image of the ocular surface of the user on the optoelectronic array sensor; (4) a focusing lens with a source of light; (5) a means to detect blinking; (6) a driver configured to receive signals from the sensor array to generate coordinate signals corresponding to changes in the position of the ocular surface relative to the sensor array; and (7) a means to detect user's additional input and gestures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Inventors: Tarek A Shazly, Salwa A Abdelwahed
  • Patent number: 10338750
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a first detection section detects the position of a first indicator on the image. A second detection section detects the position of a second indicator on the image. A storage section includes a first storage region corresponding to the first indicator and a second storage region corresponding to the second indicator. The first storage control section stores a first virtual object relating to the first indicator in the first storage region. The second storage control section stores a second virtual object relating to the second indicator in the second storage region. A first pasting section pastes the first virtual object stored in the first storage region to the image according to an operation of the first indicator. A second pasting section pastes the second virtual object stored in the second storage region to the image according to an operation of the second indicator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Koichiro Ota
  • Patent number: 10338421
    Abstract: The invention provides a display device, which employs ultra-thin flexible substrate with WOA disposed on both sides of the flexible substrate, wherein the WOA on the front side is directly connected to the active area, and the WOA on the back side passes through the holes in the flexible substrate to extend to the front side to connect to the active area. As such, the circuit area utilization is improved so that the same size of substrate area can carry almost twice the circuit structure to reduce the border width of the non-active area to achieve borderless or ultra-narrow borders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Gang Wang, Lixuan Chen
  • Patent number: 10332449
    Abstract: The application discloses a method for powering an organic electroluminescence display panel, and a display device. When an external compensation circuit is acquiring parameters of respective sub-pixels in a display area of the organic electroluminescence display panel, the display area is powered using a power-supply circuit in a driver chip at high conversion efficiency, and thus high power consumption, to thereby lower power consumption in a parameter acquisition stage. While the external compensation circuit is performing data compensation to the respective sub-pixels in the display area of the organic electroluminescence display panel, the display area of the organic electroluminescence display panel is powered using the power management chip at high conversion efficiency to thereby achieve low power consumption in the data compensation stage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: SHANGHAI TIANMA AM-OLED CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jingxiong Zhou, Ruiyuan Zhou
  • Patent number: 10332610
    Abstract: A driver circuit includes first to third transistors, a first circuit, and a second circuit. In the first transistor, a first terminal is electrically connected to a second wiring, a second terminal is electrically connected to a first wiring, and a gate is electrically connected to the second circuit and a first terminal of the third transistor. In the second transistor, a first terminal is electrically connected to the first wiring, a second terminal is electrically connected to a sixth wiring, a gate is electrically connected to the first circuit and a gate of the third transistor. A second terminal of the third transistor is electrically connected to the sixth wiring. The first circuit is electrically connected to a third wiring, a fourth wiring, a fifth wiring, and the sixth wiring. The second circuit is electrically connected to the first wiring, the second wiring, and the sixth wiring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Atsushi Umezaki
  • Patent number: 10331270
    Abstract: A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a display and a controller. The display is configured to display an image and comprises a touch sensor for touch input within an assigned sensing section. The controller is configured to perform an operation corresponding to the touch input sensed within the sensing section, and to control the touch sensor to adjust the sensing section based on conditions for adjusting the sensing section. With this, the display apparatus and a control method thereof which can efficiently sense, without lowering the speed of sensing, a touch input based on a plurality of pens or fingers is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gwan-Hyung Kim, Sang-ho Kim, Hui-jun Shim, Ji-hye Ha
  • Patent number: 10319452
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a shift register unit comprising a first signal input terminal, a second signal input terminal, an input and reset module, a pull-up module, a pull-down module, a pull-down control module, a clock signal input terminal, a first level input terminal, a second level input terminal, a first voltage terminal, a second voltage terminal, a signal output terminal, a discharge module and a current leakage suppression module. The present disclosure further provides a gate driving circuit, a touch display device, and a method for driving a shift register unit. A phenomenon of dark lines does not occur during display on the touch display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., CHENGDU BOE OTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bo Wu, Wen Tan
  • Patent number: 10318084
    Abstract: An input device may include a matrix electrode array that includes various transmitter electrodes and various receiver electrodes. The transmitter electrodes may be disposed in a first direction. The receiver electrodes may be disposed in a second direction that is substantially parallel with the first direction. The input device may further include a first set of routing traces coupled to the transmitter electrodes and disposed underneath the transmitter electrodes in the first direction. The input device may further include a second set of routing traces coupled to the receiver electrodes and disposed underneath the receiver electrodes in the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Synaptics Incorporated
    Inventors: Petr Shepelev, Tetsuo Tanemura, Nobukazu Tanaka, Takayuki Noto
  • Patent number: 10318020
    Abstract: A controlling method using a remote control having a plurality of faces includes gathering signals detected by a plurality of sensors of the remote control. The remote control is determined to transmit a control signal by searching a preset table according to the gathered signals. The determined control signal is transmitted to control an electronic device to execute a control function corresponding to the control signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Suo-Bing Su
  • Patent number: 10310610
    Abstract: A haptic device provides haptic sensation to a user. The haptic device comprises a haptic plate and a plurality of actuators. The haptic plate includes a center portion and an outer portion that circumscribes the center portion. The plurality of actuators is coupled to the outer portion of the haptic plate. Of the plurality of actuators, one or more actuators are configured to generate, in accordance with haptic instructions, a haptic wave that converges to a specific waveform at a specific region of the center portion of the haptic plate. The shape of the specific waveform and the location of the specific region on the center portion of the haptic plate are based in part on the haptic instructions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Facebook Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Dustin Jeffery Gordon Krogstad, Cleveland-Joel Chavez Wilcox, Matthew Robert Schwab, Riccardo DeSalvo, David R. Perek, Ravish Mehra, Sean Jason Keller, Ian Andreas Marquez, Sabrina Monique Sandoval
  • Patent number: 10311809
    Abstract: A dual view-field display and a fabricating method and a driving method thereof are provided. The dual view-field display includes a color filter substrate and an array substrate which are oppositely disposed. A slit grating is disposed on a side of the color filter substrate or the array substrate, and the color filter substrate includes a plurality of pixel units and a first black matrix surrounding each pixel unit. The slit grating includes light-shielding regions and light-transmitting regions, which are arranged at intervals in a matrix. The dual view-field display further comprises a light blocking portion configured for preventing light rays from leaking out of an upper-edge region and/or a lower-edge region of the light-transmitting region, which solves a problem that a viewing angle of a user of the dual view-field display is limited.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chia Chiang Lin, Yanbing Wu
  • Patent number: 10310619
    Abstract: A method and device for gesture recognition, wherein the gesture is executed by a user in a gesture region which may be defined relative to a display surface. In an embodiment, the gesture comprises a select gesture and the device comprises at least three cameras operating in the visual range where a first camera is used to determine a horizontal location of the select gesture and the other cameras are used to determine a vertical location thereof. A device for providing input to a computing device comprises a rectangular display having a viewing surface and at least three cameras having respective fields of view. A first camera and a second camera are located at respective adjacent corners of the display and a third camera is located at an edge of the display between the first and second cameras.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Artnolens SA
    Inventor: Olivier Raulot
  • Patent number: 10311786
    Abstract: A light emitting display device including: a display panel; a plurality of pixels included in the display panel, each of the plurality of pixels including a driving switching element connected to a first power line and a light emitting element connected to a second power line; a maximum voltage detection unit for detecting a voltage from each of the light emitting elements of each of the pixels and outputting a maximum voltage that has a highest voltage level among the detected voltages; and a power supply unit for correcting a first driving voltage based on the maximum voltage and applying the corrected first driving voltage to the first power line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wonsik Oh, Myungho Lee, Geunjeong Park, Myoungseop Song
  • Patent number: 10296084
    Abstract: This invention relates to methods and apparatus for improving communications between humans and devices. The invention provides a method of modulating operation of a device, comprising: providing an attentive user interface for obtaining information about an attentive state of a user; and modulating operation of a device on the basis of the obtained information, wherein the operation that is modulated is initiated by the device. Preferably, the information about the user's attentive state is eye contact of the user with the device that is sensed by the attentive user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Queen's University at Kingston
    Inventors: Roel Vertegaal, Jeffrey S. Shell
  • Patent number: 10289155
    Abstract: A display screen assembly, a method for assembling display screen assembly and an electronic device are provided. The display screen assembly includes: a display screen having a display area and a non-display area surrounding the display area, a connector, a cover plate and a bracket. The connector includes a first joining portion, a second joining portion and a third joining portion. The first joining portion is coupled in the non-display area. The second joining portion is opposite to a side wall of the display screen. The third joining portion is fitted with a bottom surface of the display screen and corresponds to the non-display area. A lower surface of the cover plate is positioned to the top surface of the display screen and the first joining portion. The bracket includes a top portion joined to the bottom surface of the display screen and the third joining portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Jiao Cheng