Patents Examined by Thuy N. Pardo
  • Patent number: 11910683
    Abstract: A display panel and a display device. The display panel includes a transparent display region. A plurality of sub-pixels are disposed in the transparent display region and the plurality of sub-pixels are arranged in a line along at least one direction. In each line of the plurality of sub-pixels arranged along at least one direction, a bottom electrode of one sub-pixel of each two adjacent sub-pixels among at least a part of a plurality of two adjacent sub-pixels has a first shape type, and a bottom electrode of the other sub-pixel of each two adjacent sub-pixels has a second shape type; the first shape type includes a circle or an ellipse; and the second shape type is the same as a shape of a light-emitting region of the other sub-pixel of each two adjacent sub-pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: KUNSHAN GO-VISIONOX OPTO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD
    Inventors: Junhui Lou, Lu Zhang, Shixing Cai, Yong Wu, Lin Ge, Yanan Ji
  • Patent number: 11902691
    Abstract: A LED panel wherein a plurality thereof are employed to construct a LED volume for filing simulated virtual environments wherein the LED panel of the present invention provides tracking of objects in the vicinity thereof such as but not limited to a camera wherein the tracking elements do not require post production removal. The LED panel includes a housing having a perimeter frame that has a transparent LED display mounted thereto. On the rear surface of the LED display or proximate thereto are a plurality of retroreflectors. The retroreflectors function to provide inside-out tracking of a camera disposed within the LED volume. The present invention further includes a plurality of lidar sensors and optical sensors mounted to the perimeter frame. The lidar sensors and optical sensors provide data for outside-in tracking of a camera within the LED volume. The retroreflectors can be provided in multiple alternate embodiments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Inventors: Joseph Register, Timothy Moore
  • Patent number: 11899213
    Abstract: An augmented reality device includes an illuminator, a camera, a memory, and a processor, wherein the processor is configured to execute one or more instructions stored in the memory to turn on a light source of the illuminator to obtain a first image from the camera, turn off the light source to obtain a second image from the camera, estimate depth information, based on the first image, and estimate posture information, based on the second image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jaeyun Jeong, Seokyeol Kim, Gipyo Kim, Songhyeon Kim, Seunghak Shin, Haekyung Jung
  • Patent number: 11899887
    Abstract: An apparatus may include a stack of layers, the stack including a sensor layer containing a set of electrodes and a suction opening defined through the sensor layer, and a capacitance reference surface adjacent to the sensor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Cirque Corporation
    Inventors: Paul Glad, Douglas Steck
  • Patent number: 11881186
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a detection method and a detection system. The detection method comprises: creating a plurality of template images based on a reference object, wherein the reference object includes a plurality of units, and the plurality of template images are unit images with different average grayscale values; calculating a first average grayscale value of a unit image to be detected; selecting a first template image from the plurality of template images based on the first average grayscale value, wherein a difference between an average grayscale value of the first template image and the first average grayscale value is smallest; performing color difference detection on the unit image to be detected based on the first template image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: Skyverse Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Lu Chen, Tengfei Liu, Pengbin Zhang, Song Zhang
  • Patent number: 11880531
    Abstract: A display device with a touch sensor having a display function and a touch sensor function is provided. The display device includes a first substrate including a pixel electrode; a first electrode along a first direction; and a second substrate including a second electrode that includes patterns of electrodes along a second direction crossing the first direction and that faces the first electrode and the pixel electrode, wherein upon the display function being activated, the pixel electrode is supplied with a pixel signal, and the second electrode is supplied with common voltage, and upon the touch sensor function being activated, the first electrode is applied with a first signal and the second electrode is configured to receive the first signal to be a second signal as a touch detecting signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2023
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Naosuke Furutani, Hayato Kurasawa, Makoto Hayashi
  • Patent number: 11863855
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a terminal device includes a display unit having a display screen, and a light sensing unit located below the display unit and configured to sense incident light transmitted through the display screen. The display unit includes a transparent electrode, an opaque electrode, and an organic layer sandwiched between the two electrodes. The organic layer spontaneously emits light when a voltage difference is applied between the two electrodes. The second electrode has a semi-transparent area disposed corresponding to the light sensing unit and a remaining area which is an area of the second electrode except for the semi-transparent area. Also, an image capturing method is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Chang Liu
  • Patent number: 11847243
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a memory system includes a nonvolatile memory and a controller. The controller controls the nonvolatile memory, writes data to a random access memory in a host, and reads data from the random access memory. The random access memory includes regions in first units to which the controller is accessible. The controller uses encryption keys associated with the regions, respectively, for encrypting data to be written into each of the regions and decrypting data read from each of the regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventors: Akihiro Sakata, Tomonori Yokoyama, Yifan Tang
  • Patent number: 11847987
    Abstract: A display device includes a plurality of divided pixels each comprising a reflective electrode, a counter electrode provided so as to face the reflective electrode, a color filter provided on a side of the counter electrode opposite to a side of the counter electrode facing the reflective electrode, and a holding unit configured to hold a potential corresponding to an expression of a gradation; and an inorganic light emitter provided on the counter electrode side of the color filter, and configured to emit light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Akihiro Ogawa, Masanobu Ikeda
  • Patent number: 11841511
    Abstract: A wearable display system includes one or more nanowire LED micro-displays. The nanowire micro-LED displays may be monochrome or full-color. The nanowire LEDs forming the arrays may have an advantageously narrow angular emission profile and high light output. Where a plurality of nanowire LED micro-displays is utilized, the micro-displays may be positioned at different sides of an optical combiner, for example, an X-cube prism which receives light rays from different micro-displays and outputs the light rays from the same face of the cube. The optical combiner directs the light to projection optics, which outputs the light to an eyepiece that relays the light to a user's eye. The eyepiece may output the light to the user's eye with different amounts of wavefront divergence, to place virtual content on different depth planes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2023
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Inventors: Jahja I. Trisnadi, Clinton Carlisle
  • Patent number: 11842044
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to user interfaces for receiving handwriting input, accessing predictive text candidates, and accessing keyboards.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2023
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Botao Zhu, Karan Misra, Chun Kin Minor Wong
  • Patent number: 11825169
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses that utilize machine learning techniques to dynamically adjust the placement of secondary content that is displayed across numerous user devices over time are described. The user devices may comprise electronic computing devices, such as a mobile phones and digital televisions. The secondary content may be displayed within open slots of webpages or display screens in response to being selected for display during a real-time bidding process for the open slots. In some cases, in response to a bid request for an open slot within a webpage or display screen, a computer-implemented bid generation system for determining the selection and placement of secondary content may identify the secondary content to be displayed within the open slot, determine a bid amount for the identified secondary content, and transmit a bid response that includes the bid amount and the identified secondary content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignees: SLING MEDIA L.L.C., DISH NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
    Inventors: Vinay Tiwari, Amith Kumar Ullur Raghavendra, Vignesh Narayanaswamy, Christine Michelle Chu, Faizel Rehiman Kalleri, Madhukar Pulluru, Yongjoon Oh
  • Patent number: 11823629
    Abstract: A shift register unit includes a first input/output unit which includes a first pull-down control circuit and a first auxiliary input circuit, and a second input/output unit which includes a second pull-down control circuit and a second auxiliary input circuit. The first pull-down control circuit controls a level of a first pull-down node. The first auxiliary input circuit is coupled to the first pull-down control circuit and controls the first pull-down control circuit together with a level of a first pull-up node in response to a display control signal and a blanking control signal. The second pull-down control circuit controls a level of a second pull-down node. The second auxiliary input circuit is coupled to the second pull-to down control circuit and controls the second pull-down control circuit together with a level of a second pull-up node in response to the display control signal and the blanking control signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignees: Heifei Boe Joint Technology Co., LTD., Boe Technology Group Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Xuehuan Feng, Yongqian Li
  • Patent number: 11823850
    Abstract: An information handling system keyboard backlight illuminates with a single mini-LED disposed under each of plural keyboard keys and having a penta directional illumination that illuminates directly at the key and coplanar a light guide material around the perimeter of the mini-LED. The light guide material in cooperation with a reflector below and a mask above provides indirect illumination at the periphery of the key for a more uniform key illumination. A substrate carried with circuits below the mini-LED powers the mini-LED so that a more bulky flexible printed circuit is not needed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Wen-Pin Huang, Hsien-Tsan Chang, Yi-Chen Wang, Po-Chun Hou
  • Patent number: 11815694
    Abstract: An apparatus may include a first emitter and a second emitter. The first emitter may be configured to emit visible light comprising first heads up display information to be displayed to a driver of a vehicle. The second emitter may be configured to emit infrared light comprising second heads up display information to be displayed to one or more rear seat passengers of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC.
    Inventor: Mikio David
  • Patent number: 11817161
    Abstract: A shift register, a drive method, a drive circuit, a display substrate, and a display device are provided. The shift register includes an input unit, a first control unit, a second control unit, an output unit, and a voltage stabilizing unit. The input unit is configured to provide a signal of a signal input end to a first node and a signal of a first power supply end to a second node. The first control unit is configured to control a signal of a fourth node. The second control unit is configured to provide a signal of a second power supply end to the first node. The output unit is configured to provide the signal of the first or the second power supply end to the output end. The voltage stabilizing unit is connected to the first node, fifth node, the output end, and the first power supply end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignees: Chengdu BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jingwen Zhang, Jianwu Hao, Gen Li
  • Patent number: 11815860
    Abstract: A switch module for an electronic device detects translational inputs and defines at least portion of a conductive path from an input surface of the electronic device to a processing unit of the electronic device. The switch module may be a component of a crown assembly for detecting rotational inputs, translational inputs, touch inputs and/or biological signals such as electrocardiogram (ECG) signals. The switch module may include a conductive dome and a friction guard that is positioned between the conductive dome and the actuation member of the crown assembly. The conductive dome and/or the friction guard may define at least a portion of the conductive path from the input surface to the processing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Sameer Pandya, Antonio Herrera, Colin M Ely
  • Patent number: 11796806
    Abstract: Disclosed are a head-up display device and a motor vehicle. The head-up display device includes an image source, a transflective device and a light control device. The image source is configured to emit light for forming an image. The transflective device is configured to reflect light that is incident on the transflective device and allow the light that is incident on the transflective device to be transmitted. The light control device includes a retroreflection element and a dispersion element arranged above the retroreflection element; the retroreflection element is configured to reflect the light that is incident on the retroreflection element in a direction opposite the incident direction of the light that is incident on the retroreflection element; and the dispersion element is configured to diffuse the light that is incident on the dispersion element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: FUTURUS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junfeng Xu, Huijun Wu, Tao Fang
  • Patent number: 11800083
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses and methods may provide for technology that includes a substrate, and a display pipeline coupled to the substrate. The display pipeline may to barrel an initial image to form a barreled image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Ravindra A. Babu, Sagar C. Pawar, Satyanantha R. Musunuri, Sashank Ms, Kalyan K. Kaipa
  • Patent number: 11797078
    Abstract: A head-mounted augmented reality (AR) device can include a hardware processor programmed to receive different types of sensor data from a plurality of sensors (e.g., an inertial measurement unit, an outward-facing camera, a depth sensing camera, an eye imaging camera, or a microphone); and determining an event of a plurality of events using the different types of sensor data and a hydra neural network (e.g., face recognition, visual search, gesture identification, semantic segmentation, object detection, lighting detection, simultaneous localization and mapping, relocalization).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Magic Leap, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Rabinovich, Tomasz Jan Malisiewicz, Daniel DeTone