Patents Examined by Srilakshmi K. Kumar
  • Patent number: 10311816
    Abstract: A gate driving circuit including a plurality of stages to respectively output gate signals to gate lines and connected to each other in cascade, an ith stage from among the plurality of stages including: a first output unit to generate a gate signal from a clock signal received at an input terminal; a first control unit to control the potential of a first node; a first pull-down unit to provide a first low voltage to a gate output terminal to drop down the gate signal, the first low voltage being lower than a gate off voltage of the gate signal; a first holding unit and a stabilization unit, each to provide a second low voltage having a higher level than that of the first low voltage to the gate output terminal; and a second control unit to control an operation of the first holding unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Keunwoo Kim
  • Patent number: 10288952
    Abstract: The present invention proposes a touch panel, an array substrate, and method for fabricating for the same. The array substrate includes a pixel electrode layer and a touch electrode layer insulated against the pixel electrode layer. The touch electrode layer is arranged on one side of the pixel electrode layer facing a touch operational space. By using the present invention, sensitivity of the touch panel is upgraded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Wenying Li, Sikun Hao
  • Patent number: 10290250
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pixel array which comprises a plurality of pixel units, each of the plurality of pixel units comprises a plurality of sub-pixels having different colors, wherein, a horizontal-to-vertical ratio of each sub-pixel is in a range of 1:2 to 1:1. The present invention further provides a driving method of a pixel array, a display panel including the pixel array, and a display device including the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Renwei Guo, Xue Dong, Pengxiang Liu, Kai Yang
  • Patent number: 10282073
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a method for automatically switching a handheld mode and a wireless handheld device. The present invention relates to the field of communications technologies. The method for automatically switching a handheld mode includes: updating, when it is detected that a duration during which handheld positions of a wireless handheld device do not match a preset first handheld mode of the wireless handheld device exceeds a first preset duration, a first user interface matching the first handheld mode to a second user interface matching a second handheld mode, where a layout of controls on the second user interface is a flip horizontal of a layout of controls on the first user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: HUAWEI DEVICE CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hongxi Li
  • Patent number: 10275085
    Abstract: An information input device including a touch panel configured to be provided with a touch sensor that detects a position at which a sensing object is brought close to a sensing surface. In this information input device, the touch sensor has a scanning electrode and a detecting electrode that is opposed to the scanning electrode with the intermediary of a dielectric substance, and is a capacitive sensor whose electrostatic capacitance changes if the sensing object is brought close to the detecting electrode. Furthermore, a slit is formed in a surface of the detecting electrode opposed to the scanning electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Takayuki Nakanishi, Koji Noguchi, Koji Ishizaki, Yasuyuki Teranishi, Takeya Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 10275381
    Abstract: In example implementations, a monitor is provided. The monitor includes a timing controller coupled to a circuit board. A light emitting diode (LED) driver is coupled to the circuit board to power a plurality of LED backlights of the monitor. A scalar processor is coupled to the circuit board and in communication with the timing controller. A controller is coupled to the circuit board and in communication with the scalar processor. The controller receives power and video data via a single cable coupled to a host device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Wen-Shih Chen, James Walter Stevens, Alois Bonnet, Humberto M. Fossati
  • Patent number: 10263051
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting diode (OLED) touch-control substrate is provided. The organic light-emitting diode (OLED) touch-control substrate comprises a plurality of OLEDs, each of the OLEDs having a first electrode, a second electrode and a light-emitting layer between the first electrode and the second electrode; a plurality of first touch-control electrodes disposed in a same layer with the first electrodes and insulated from the first electrode lines; and a plurality of second touch-control electrodes disposed in a same layer with the second electrodes and insulated from the second electrode lines and the first touch-control electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., Chengdu BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xiangdan Dong, Weiyun Huang
  • Patent number: 10249835
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel having a first portion, a second portion extending from the first portion, and a third portion extending from the second portion and facing the first portion; a body configured to be located between the first and third portions and being configured to be coupled to the display panel in a first state or in a second state or to be separated from the display panel, the body including four peripheral surfaces; a driver configured to drive the display panel; and a printed circuit board configured to apply a signal to the driver to drive the display panel, wherein the display panel covers the different surfaces of the body in the first state and in the second state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seongheon Cho, Ahyoung Son, Heesoon Jeong
  • Patent number: 10250780
    Abstract: A video processing circuit detects a risk boundary, which a portion of the boundary between a dark pixel and a bright pixel in an image represented by a video signal Vid-in, and is determined by a tilt azimuth of liquid crystal molecules, from the boundary, and corrects a video signal corresponding to at least one of the dark pixel and the bright pixel which is contiguous to the detected risk boundary in at least one field of a plurality of fields constituting one frame such that a period in which the risk boundary is present in one frame period is shortened.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Hosaka, Taku Kitagawa
  • Patent number: 10241594
    Abstract: A mouse with an adjustable sensing module is revealed. The mouse includes a mouse body with a round opening on a bottom surface thereof, a rotatable outer ring set on the round opening of the mouse body, a rotatable inner ring mounted in the outer ring, and a disk having a sensing module and vertically moveable in the inner ring. The disk is driven to move vertically relative to the inner ring for adjusting height of the sensing module relative to the working surface when the inner ring is rotated an angle clockwise or counterclockwise relative to the outer ring. The angle of the sensing module relative to a computer screen is adjusted when the outer ring is rotated an angle relative to the round opening of the mouse body and the inner ring together with the disk is rotated the angle along with the outer ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Inventor: Tsung-Ching Kao
  • Patent number: 10237541
    Abstract: The stereoscopic image display device includes: an observer position measuring unit which measures the observing position of the observer; an image processing unit which calculates the relative position of the observing position of the observer and the stereoscopic display panel, calculates the luminance adjustment amount suited for stereoscopic image display for the relative position, and performs luminance adjustment processing on the image data according to the luminance adjustment amount; and a stereoscopic display panel unit which projects the image data on which the luminance adjustment processing is performed to the right eye and the left eye of the observer via the stereoscopic display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: NLT TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takefumi Hasegawa, Koji Shigemura
  • Patent number: 10231893
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the field of display technology, and in particular, to a smart wearable device. The smart wearable device comprises a glasses body, an auxiliary frame for its user to wear on the head, and a massage apparatus for the user to massage the head; the glasses body comprising a smart display means and glasses legs carrying the smart display means; both ends of the auxiliary frame being connected to the glasses legs, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Liping Lei, Jie Lin, Xuewen Lv
  • Patent number: 10235928
    Abstract: A wearable display device includes: a display on an exterior side of the wearable display device; one or more processors that determine positioning data that describe a physical three-dimensional orientation of the wearable display device relative to a face of a user by: receiving radio frequency (RF) readings from an array of RF detectors within the wearable display device, where the RF detectors detect a relative orientation and distance between the wearable display device and an RF transmitter that is positioned on a head of the user; and determining positioning data that describe the relative orientation and distance between the wearable display device and the RF transmitter based on the RF readings from the array of RF detectors; and a video display controller that displays video content on a section of the wearable display device that is facing the user according to the positioning data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Ilse M. Breedvelt-Schouten, Jana H. Jenkins, Jeffrey A. Kusnitz, James L. Lentz
  • Patent number: 10228808
    Abstract: A touch sensitive device includes a plurality of sense electrodes arranged in a pattern to receive charge from drive electrodes. The pattern of sense electrodes has extreme portions having worst case charge transfer times, wherein the worst case charge transfer time at multiple extreme portions is substantially equal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Inventor: Esat Yilmaz
  • Patent number: 10228796
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus, including: a display unit including a display area, the display area being configured to display an image; and a touchscreen unit including a facing area and an outer area, the facing area facing the display area, the outer area being outside of the facing area. An area of the touchscreen unit is attached to the display unit, the area including the facing area and the outer area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kengo Aoki, Shuichi Tatemori, Nobuyuki Shigeno
  • Patent number: 10216324
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, the touch drive device includes a plurality of drive electrodes arranged side by side to extend in a single direction, a detection electrode which extends in a direction crossing the direction in which the drive electrodes extend, and generates capacitances at intersections of the detection electrode and the drive electrodes, and a driver (DDI) which groups the drive electrodes into a plurality of drive electrode portions each including at least one drive electrode, and performs a touch scanning drive by supplying a touch drive signal (TSVCOM) having a pulse waveform for detection of a closely situated external object to a target drive electrode portion which is a selected one of the drive electrode portions. The number of the drive electrodes included in each of the drive electrode portions and the target drive electrode portion to which the touch drive signal (TSVCOM) is supplied can be designated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Kohei Azumi, Hidetoshi Komatsu, Jin Ota, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Makoto Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10216285
    Abstract: A backlit device includes an outer layer, an adhesive layer, and a light guide configured to transmit light from a light source. The adhesive layer is positioned between the outer layer and the light guide. The outer layer includes a plurality of outer layer segments and at least one opening positioned between the outer layer segments where light from the light guide can pass through and provide backlighting. The adhesive layer includes a plurality of adhesive material segments. Each adhesive material segment is individually positioned between an outer layer segment and the light guide such that the perimeter of an outer layer segment surrounds the perimeter of the respective adhesive material segment. Through this arrangement, the adhesive material segments do not divert or block light passing through the opening in the outer layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Tao Liu, John Jacob Nelson, Jingyu Zou
  • Patent number: 10219377
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel having a first area and a second area that is adjacent to the first area in a first direction, a first printed circuit board including a first body part facing the first area in a second direction that is different from the first direction and a first extension part extending from the first body part, a second printed circuit board including a second body part facing the second area in the second direction and a second extension part extending from the second body part and facing the first extension part in the second direction, and a connecting flexible circuit board having one end connected to the first extension part and the other end connected to the second extension part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyo-chul Lee, Hyunseok Hong
  • Patent number: 10210802
    Abstract: The invention provides a driver circuit for OLED display panel, which comprises: a plurality of control signal output units (10), and a plurality of pixel light-emitting driver units (20) arranged in an array form, the plurality of control signal output units (10) respectively receiving a feedback control signal reflecting the ageing information of the OLED in a different active area of the OLED display panel, and each control signal output unit (10) correspondingly outputting an adjustable light-emitting control signal to at least a pixel light-emitting driver unit (20) according to the received feedback control signal to adjust the light emission time of the corresponding pixel light-emitting driver unit in a frame cycle so as to compensate the reduced luminance caused by aged OLED and improve the uneven luminance problem of OLED display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hao Li
  • Patent number: 10203785
    Abstract: The present invention provides a touch display panel and a display device. The touch display panel includes a substrate, which is provided thereon with a common electrode layer, a thin film transistor, and a data line and a pixel electrode connected with the thin film transistor. The common electrode layer includes a touch driving electrode and a common electrode which are insulated and spaced apart from each other. The array substrate further includes a shielding layer, which shields a spacing region between the touch driving electrode and the common electrode corresponding to position of the data line, thereby greatly reducing noise generated when the source and the data line are being charged, and in turn enabling the touch and the display of the touch display panel to be performed simultaneously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haisheng Wang, Xue Dong, Hongjuan Liu, Xiaoliang Ding, Shengji Yang, Yingming Liu, Weijie Zhao, Tao Ren