Patents Examined by Stephen G. Sherman
  • Patent number: 11327025
    Abstract: Disclosed is a fraud detection method to authenticate that an object is formed of human skin. The method includes an object being placed on a home location on the surface of a propagation medium of a sensor, lighting the home location of the surface by a light source emitting light rays illuminating the home location forming with said surface a plurality of incidence angles encompassing a critical angle defined by the refraction index of the propagation medium and by a refraction index expected for authentic human skin, receipt by an imager of light rays from the surface, and acquisition of an image, and determining whether the object matches an authentic human finger based on the refraction index of said object, as a function of the spatial light distribution on the acquired image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: IDEMIA IDENTITY & SECURITY FRANCE
    Inventors: Joël-Yann Fourre, Alain Thiebot, Marina Pouet
  • Patent number: 11322110
    Abstract: The present application discloses a display panel and a display device. In each set of transmission signal lines, the line width of a transmission signal line correspondingly connected to a clock signal line close to the display area is smaller than that of, a transmission signal line correspondingly connected to a clock signal line away from the display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: HKC CORPORATION LIMITED
    Inventor: Bei Zhou Huang
  • Patent number: 11308305
    Abstract: This application provides a fingerprint collection apparatus. According to the fingerprint collection method and the related apparatus that are provided in this application, a sensor array is divided into a plurality of areas in terms of a column based on a quantity of input ports of an analog front end component and a quantity of columns of the sensor array, and sensor units in different areas multiplex input channels of the analog front end component by using switches. In this way, when scanning row scanning lines in the sensor array, a row scanning circuit may control the switches to output, to the analog front end component in a time division manner, original fingerprint data collected by the sensor units in the different areas, so that fewer input channels of the analog front end component can be required, and a size of a fingerprint collection apparatus can be reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xilin Wang, Tao Wang, Ding Zhong, Xiao Xing, Wei Ma, Chun Yen Liu, Sooyoung Woo
  • Patent number: 11308728
    Abstract: An optical image recognition device and a method for fabricating the same are disclosed. The device includes a flexible printed circuit board, an image sensor, a glue, an optical collimator, a supporting ring, a sealant, and an optical filter. The top of the flexible printed circuit board is provided with a recess, the image sensor is located in the recess, the sidewalls of the image sensor and the recess are separated from each other, and the image sensor is coupled to the flexible printed circuit board through conductive wires. The glue adheres to the flexible printed circuit board and the image sensor and covers the conductive wires. The optical collimator is disposed on the image sensor. The supporting ring, disposed on the flexible printed circuit board, surrounds the glue and the optical collimator. The optical filter, disposed on the sealant, shields the optical collimator and the image sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignees: Interface Technology (Chengdu) Co., Ltd., Interface Optoelectronics (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., General Interface Solution Limited
    Inventors: Chun-Te Chang, Chung-Wu Liu, Ming Chang Yu, Chia Yuan Wu
  • Patent number: 11307707
    Abstract: A scan shift circuit and its driving method, a touch shift circuit and its driving method, a gate driving circuit, a touch driving circuit and a display apparatus are disclosed. The scan shift circuit includes an input circuit, a reset circuit, a latch control circuit and a scan signal output circuit. The touch shift circuit includes an input circuit, a reset circuit, a latch control circuit, a cascade signal output circuit, a touch driving circuit and a touch signal output circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., ORDOS YUANSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Fei Huang
  • Patent number: 11301666
    Abstract: The embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a light collimating structure. The light collimating structure may include a plurality of stacked base substrates in a first direction and a pinhole film between two adjacent base substrates. The pinhole film comprises a plurality of light-passing openings in a second direction configured to allow light within a half-light receiving angle to pass through the light-passing openings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xiaoquan Hai, Haisheng Wang, Yingming Liu
  • Patent number: 11302051
    Abstract: In some embodiments, the present disclosure provides an exemplary technically improved system and method for controlling the body movements and facial expressions of a digital character in real time by using: a body-motion capture system comprising a headset configured to be worn on a head of a user and comprising controllers and sensors that can be used to track at least one head or body motion of the user (including arms and hands); and correspondingly control at least one head or body motion (including arms and hands) of a digital character in real time based, at least in part, on the captured motion data; a mobile computing device configured to track and capture facial expression data relating to at least one facial expression of the user, and use at least that data to correspondingly control at least one facial expression of the digital character in real time; a microphone configured to capture an audio output of the user, and control an audio output of the digital character in real-time based, at least
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: Capital One Services, LLC
    Inventors: Amanda Legge, Chen Shen
  • Patent number: 11295109
    Abstract: An apparatus for measuring a signal is provided. The apparatus for measuring a signal may include a sensor configured to generate pixel data representing a fingerprint image of an object by detecting light scattered or reflected from the object and a processor configured to acquire the fingerprint image of the object based on the pixel data and acquire a pulse wave signal based on the fingerprint image and the pixel data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Min Kang, Yong Joo Kwon, Sang Yun Park
  • Patent number: 11287904
    Abstract: According to one aspect, an architectural modeling system is provided. The system includes an input controller configured to generate one or more input signals, a display including a display screen, and a system controller configured to be coupled to the input controller and the display. The system controller is configured to generate a three-dimensional simulated environment, display a field of view of the simulated environment on the display screen, receive, from the input controller, the one or more input signals indicative of a three-dimensional movement of the input controller, generate, based on the one or more input signals, a virtual object represented as a polyhedral volumetric object, and display the virtual object in the field of view of the simulated environment on the display screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: ARKIO EHF.
    Inventors: Hilmar Gunnarsson, Haraldur Darri Thorvaldsson, Charles Palmer, Vilhelm Saevarsson
  • Patent number: 11282424
    Abstract: The present disclosure is related to a flexible display panel. The flexible display panel may include a display substrate, a plurality of pixel units arranged in an array on the display substrate, and at least a strain sensor on the display substrate. The strain sensor may be arranged corresponding to a region comprising at least one of the plurality of pixel units. The strain sensor may be configured to detect deformation in the region comprising at least one of the plurality of pixel units and to generate a detection signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Guangliang Shang, Seungwoo Han
  • Patent number: 11281344
    Abstract: Disclosed is a touch input device capable of inputting a touch signal, a vehicle having the same, and a manufacturing method thereof. A touch input device comprises: a touch portion including a concave portion and receiving a touch signal of a user; a base integrally combined with the touch portion or disposed at a lower side of the touch portion and having pattern grooves in an area corresponding to the touch portion; and sensing patterns having a conductive material and arranged on the pattern grooves. The sensing patterns located at a lower side of the concave portion have a resistance smaller than a resistance of the sensing patterns located at an outer side of the concave portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Gi Deok Kwon, Jong Bok Lee
  • Patent number: 11276349
    Abstract: An organic light emitting display device includes: a display unit including a plurality of pixels each coupled to a first scan line, a second scan line, and a data line; a scan driver configured to supply, to the display unit, a plurality of first scan pulses corresponding to a bias period and a second scan pulse corresponding to a data write period after the bias period through the respective first and second scan lines; an emission driver configured to supply an emission control signal to the display unit through emission control lines; a data driver configured to supply a data voltage to the display unit through the data lines; and a power supply configured to commonly supply, to the pixels, an initialization voltage, the initialization voltage having a voltage level switching between a first voltage level and a second voltage level in a preset period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jong Woong Park
  • Patent number: 11270620
    Abstract: A scan display system includes a picture receiving unit, a scan needle, a picture display screen having first and second opposing surfaces, and a driving unit. The scan needle includes a substrate, a first color light emitting pixel array comprising a plurality of first color light emitting pixels, a second color light emitting pixel array comprising a plurality of second color light emitting pixels, and a third color light emitting pixel array comprising a plurality of third color light emitting pixels. The first color light emitting pixel array is parallel to the second color light emitting pixel array, and the second color light emitting pixel array is parallel to the third color light emitting pixel array. The first color light emitting pixel array, the second color light emitting pixel array, and the third color light emitting pixel array extend in the horizontal direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: Jade Bird Display (Shanghai) Limited
    Inventors: Qunchao Xu, Qiming Li
  • Patent number: 11262839
    Abstract: A method for updating information for a graphics pipeline including executing in the first frame period an application on a CPU to generate primitives of a scene for a first video frame. Gaze tracking information is received in a second frame period for an eye of a user. In the second frame period a landing point on an HMD display is predicted at the CPU based at least on the gaze tracking information. A late update of the predicted landing point to a buffer accessible by the GPU is performed in the second frame period. Shader operations are performed in the GPU in the second frame period to generate pixel data based on the primitives and based on the predicted landing point, wherein the pixel data is stored into a frame buffer. The pixel data is scanned out in the third frame period from the frame buffer to the HMD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Young, Javier Fernandez Rico
  • Patent number: 11257417
    Abstract: In a method of generating correction data for a display device, measured tristimulus data at a maximum gray level are obtained, measured luminance and color coordinate profiles are obtained based on the measured tristimulus data, a target color coordinate profile is determined based on the measured color coordinate profile, measured red, green and blue maximum luminances of each pixel are obtained, a maximum target luminance of the each pixel is determined such that red, green and blue luminances of the each pixel become lower than or equal to the measured red, green and blue maximum luminances, respectively, a final target luminance profile is determined based on the measured luminance profile and the maximum target luminance of the each pixel, and correction data may be generated and stored in the display device based on the final target luminance profile and the target color coordinate profile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyungwoo Yim, Juneyoung Lee, Jae-Seob Chung, Hoisik Moon
  • Patent number: 11256092
    Abstract: A wearable optical display system comprising: a user attachment section; a partially transmissive partially reflective optical part, coupled with said user attachment section, and configured to be facing an eye of said user; and an electro-optical unit, coupled with at least one of said user attachment section and said partially transmissive partially reflective optical part, said electro-optical unit comprising: a plurality of lenses; a plurality of reflectors having a nose-positioned reflector being positioned at a side of a nose of said user, such to allow an unobstructed field of regard to said eye; and a light projection unit for projecting light beams onto said partially transmissive partially reflective optical part via said at least one nose-positioned reflector being interposed along an optical path between said light projection unit and partially transmissive partially reflective optical part, for viewing at least part of a projection of said light beams by said eye.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: EVERYSIGHT LTD.
    Inventors: Hanan Shamir, Sasson Abraham, Alla Zlochin, Asaf Ashkenazi
  • Patent number: 11258891
    Abstract: Head-mounted display systems and methods of operation that allow users to couple and decouple a portable electronic device such as a handheld portable electronic device with a separate head-mounted device (e.g., temporarily integrates the separate devices into a single unit) are disclosed. The portable electronic may be physically coupled to the head-mounted device such that the portable electronic device can be worn on the user's head. The portable electronic device may be operatively coupled to the head-mounted device such that the portable electronic device and head mounted device can communicate and operate with one another. Each device may be allowed to extend its features and/or services to the other device for the purpose of enhancing, increasing and/or eliminating redundant functions between the head-mounted device and the portable electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Quin C. Hoellwarth, Christopher D. Prest
  • Patent number: 11257456
    Abstract: In a pixel driving circuit and a display panel provided, a first transistor or a second transistor is controlled to maintain that the first transistor or the second transistor is normally turned on. The one of the transistors that is normally turned on is coupled to a common terminal. The other of the transistors serves as a driving switch that receives a row scan signal and a data signal to charge a liquid crystal capacitor and a storage capacitor. Thus, when the pixel driving circuit is in the low-frequency state or the high-frequency state, the first transistor and the second transistor can alternately operate to satisfy different operating requirements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Inventors: Haiming Cao, Yanqing Guan
  • Patent number: 11257419
    Abstract: A current driving digital pixel apparatus including a power rail, a common rail, a micro light emitting device, and a current driver is provided. The power rail is configured to supply a source current. The micro light emitting device is electrically coupled to the common rail. The current driver includes a first switching device electrically coupled to the power rail and a current mirror device electrically coupled between the first switching device and the micro light emitting device. The current mirror device receives the source current from the power rail through the first switching device and supplies a current to the micro light emitting device. The first switching device is a low voltage device and the current mirror device is a medium voltage device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventor: Sheng-Wen Hsiao
  • Patent number: 11250233
    Abstract: A fingerprint driving circuit and a display panel are provided. A first stage of amplifying unit is configured to receive a fingerprint voltage, perform a voltage amplifying process on the fingerprint voltage, and output the fingerprint voltage on which the voltage amplifying process has been performed. A second stage of amplifying unit is configured to receive the fingerprint voltage on which the voltage amplifying process has been performed, perform a current and power amplifying process on the fingerprint voltage on which the voltage amplifying process has been performed, and output the fingerprint voltage on which the current and power amplifying process has been performed. A voltage difference between a valley and a ridge of a fingerprint is amplified, so that the signal can be read out easily and correctly and the output ability of the signal is enhanced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Inventor: Yongxiang Zhou