Patents by Inventor Chao-Hsi Wang

Chao-Hsi Wang has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20240168256
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided, including a fixed portion and a movable portion. The movable portion moves relative to the fixed portion. The movable portion includes a first movable assembly and a second movable assembly. The first movable assembly is connected to a first optical element. The second movable assembly is connected to a second optical element. The first movable assembly and the second movable assembly are movable relative to each other. The fixed portion further includes a first guiding element and a second guiding element. The first guiding element guides the first movable assembly and the second movable assembly to move in a first dimension. The second guiding element guides the first movable assembly and the second movable assembly to move in the first dimension. The first guiding element and the second guiding element are located at opposite corners of the fixed portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2024
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventors: Chao-Hsi WANG, Chao-Chang HU, Chih-Wei WENG
  • Patent number: 11991436
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a base, a movable unit, and a movable part. The movable unit is movably disposed on the base and connected to an optical element. The movable part is movably disposed on the base and forms a passage. When the movable part moves from the first position to the second position relative to the base, the movable unit can slide relative to the base from its initial position through the passage to a closed position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Hsi Wang, Yu-Chi Kuo, Xuan-Huan Su, Yueh-Lin Lee
  • Patent number: 11934027
    Abstract: An optical system affixed to an electronic apparatus is provided, including a first optical module, a second optical module, and a third optical module. The first optical module is configured to adjust the moving direction of a first light from a first moving direction to a second moving direction, wherein the first moving direction is not parallel to the second moving direction. The second optical module is configured to receive the first light moving in the second moving direction. The first light reaches the third optical module via the first optical module and the second optical module in sequence. The third optical module includes a first photoelectric converter configured to transform the first light into a first image signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Chih-Wei Weng, Chia-Che Wu, Chien-Yu Kao, Hsiao-Hsin Hu, He-Ling Chang, Chao-Hsi Wang, Chen-Hsien Fan, Che-Wei Chang, Mao-Gen Jian, Sung-Mao Tsai, Wei-Jhe Shen, Yung-Ping Yang, Sin-Hong Lin, Tzu-Yu Chang, Sin-Jhong Song, Shang-Yu Hsu, Meng-Ting Lin, Shih-Wei Hung, Yu-Huai Liao, Mao-Kuo Hsu, Hsueh-Ju Lu, Ching-Chieh Huang, Chih-Wen Chiang, Yu-Chiao Lo, Ying-Jen Wang, Shu-Shan Chen, Che-Hsiang Chiu
  • Patent number: 11921345
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided in the present disclosure. The optical element driving mechanism includes a fixed portion and a movable portion. The movable portion moves relative to the fixed portion. The movable portion includes a first movable assembly and a second movable assembly. The first movable assembly is connected to a first optical element. The second movable assembly is connected to a second optical element. The first movable assembly and the second movable assembly are movable relative to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Hsi Wang, Chao-Chang Hu, Chih-Wei Weng
  • Patent number: 11921307
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an optical element driving mechanism, which includes a movable part, a fixed assembly, and a driving assembly. The movable part is configured to be connected to an optical element. The movable part is movable relative to the fixed assembly. The driving assembly is configured to drive the movable part to move relative to the fixed assembly. The movable part includes a connecting assembly configured to position the optical element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Hsi Wang, Chao-Chang Hu, Chih-Wei Weng, Kuen-Wang Tsai, Tzu-Ying Chen
  • Publication number: 20240045171
    Abstract: An optical system is provided. The optical system includes an immovable part, a second movable part, a second drive mechanism, and a second circuit mechanism. The second movable part is used for connecting to a second optical element. The second movable part is movable relative to the immovable part. The second drive mechanism is used for driving the second movable part to move relative to the immovable part. The second circuit mechanism is electrically connected to the second drive mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Inventors: Chan-Jung HSU, I-Mei HUANG, Yi-Ho CHEN, Shao-Chung CHANG, Ichitai MOTO, Chen-Chi KUO, Ying-Jen WANG, Ya-Hsiu WU, Wei-Jhe SHEN, Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Sin-Jhong SONG, Shu-Shan CHEN, Chih-Wei WENG, Chao-Hsi WANG
  • Publication number: 20240012234
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a fixed part, a movable part connected to the fixed part, and a driving assembly configured to impel the movable part relative to the fixed part, so that the driving mechanism is switchable between an open state and a closed state. The fixed part has a plurality of holes. When the driving mechanism is in the open state, light propagates through the driving mechanism via the holes, and when the driving mechanism is in the closed state, the holes are blocked by the movable part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2022
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Inventors: Chao-Hsi WANG, Kuen-Wang TSAI, Chih-Wei WENG, Chao-Chang HU
  • Patent number: 11867969
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism has an optical axis and includes a fixed portion, a movable portion, and a driving assembly. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The driving assembly drives the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The driving assembly moves in a first direction to move the movable portion in a second direction, wherein the first direction is different from the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Jungsuck Ryoo, Chieh-An Chang, Min-Hsiu Tsai, Chao-Chang Hu, Shu-Shan Chen, Pai-Jui Cheng, Chao-Hsi Wang
  • Patent number: 11860443
    Abstract: An optical system is provided. The optical system includes a fixed portion and a movable portion. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion and includes: a first movable portion and a second movable portion. The first movable portion is configured to connect a first optical element. The second movable portion is configured to connect a second optical element and is movable relative to the first movable portion. The movable portion also includes a third optical element disposed corresponding to the first optical element and the second optical element. Light passes through the first optical element, the second optical element and the third optical element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Chih-Wei Weng, Shu-Shan Chen, Chao-Hsi Wang
  • Patent number: 11852886
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism includes a movable assembly, a fixed assembly, and a driving assembly. The movable assembly is configured to be connected to an optical element. The movable assembly is movable relative to the fixed assembly. The driving assembly is configured to drive the movable assembly to move relative to the fixed assembly in a range of motion. The optical element driving mechanism further includes a positioning assembly configured to position the movable assembly at a predetermined position relative to the fixed assembly when the driving assembly is not operating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Kuen-Wang Tsai, Liang-Ting Ho, Chao-Hsi Wang, Chih-Wei Weng, He-Ling Chang, Che-Wei Chang, Sheng-Zong Chen, Ko-Lun Chao, Min-Hsiu Tsai, Shu-Shan Chen, Jungsuck Ryoo, Mao-Kuo Hsu, Guan-Yu Su
  • Patent number: 11829001
    Abstract: An optical system is provided. The optical system includes an immovable part, a second movable part, a second drive mechanism, and a second circuit mechanism. The second movable part is used for connecting to a second optical element. The second movable part is movable relative to the immovable part. The second drive mechanism is used for driving the second movable part to move relative to the immovable part. The second circuit mechanism is electrically connected to the second drive mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chan-Jung Hsu, I-Mei Huang, Yi-Ho Chen, Shao-Chung Chang, Ichitai Moto, Chen-Chi Kuo, Ying-Jen Wang, Ya-Hsiu Wu, Wei-Jhe Shen, Chao-Chang Hu, Che-Wei Chang, Sin-Jhong Song, Shu-Shan Chen, Chih-Wei Weng, Chao-Hsi Wang
  • Publication number: 20230341653
    Abstract: An optical system includes an optical module with a main axis is provided. The optical module includes a fixed portion, a movable portion, a driving mechanism, and a supporting assembly. The movable portion is connected to an optical element and is movable relative to the fixed portion. The driving mechanism drives the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The supporting assembly is connected to the movable portion and the fixed portion. When viewed along a direction that is parallel with the main axis, the fixing portion is a polygonal structure with a first side, a second side, a third side, and a fourth side. The first side is parallel with the third side, the second side is parallel with the fourth side, and the first side is not parallel with the second side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2023
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Inventors: Chan-Jung HSU, I-Mei HUANG, Yi-Ho CHEN, Shao-Chung CHANG, Ichitai MOTO, Chen-Chi KUO, Ying-Jen WANG, Ya-Hsiu WU, Wei-Jhe SHEN, Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Sin-Jhong SONG, Shu-Shan CHEN, Chih-Wei WENG, Chao-Hsi WANG
  • Publication number: 20230341654
    Abstract: An optical system includes an optical module with a main axis is provided. The optical module includes a fixed portion, a movable portion, and a driving mechanism. The movable portion is connected to an optical element and is movable relative to the fixed portion. The driving mechanism drives the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. When viewed along a direction that is parallel with the main axis, the fixed portion is a polygonal structure with a first side, a second side, a third side, and a fourth side. The first side is parallel with the third side, the second side is parallel with the fourth side, and the first side is not parallel with the second side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2023
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Inventors: Chan-Jung HSU, I-Mei HUANG, Yi-Ho CHEN, Shao-Chung CHANG, Ichitai MOTO, Chen-Chi KUO, Ying-Jen WANG, Ya-Hsiu WU, Wei-Jhe SHEN, Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Sin-Jhong SONG, Shu-Shan CHEN, Chih-Wei WENG, Chao-Hsi WANG
  • Publication number: 20230324766
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism for corresponding to an optical module, the optical element driving mechanism including a fixed portion, a movable portion, and a first driving assembly. The fixed portion has an aperture. The movable portion is for connecting to an optical element and is movable relative to the fixed portion. The first driving assembly is for driving the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The fixed portion has an elongated structure, and the fixed portion further comprises a first end. The fixed portion further comprising a second end, wherein the first end and the second end are arranged along a first direction. A shortest distance between the optical sensing element and the first end is shorter than a shortest distance between the optical sensing element and the second end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2023
    Publication date: October 12, 2023
    Inventors: Chao-Hsi WANG, Chao-Chang HU, Chih-Wei WENG, He-Ling CHANG
  • Patent number: 11762263
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a fixed part, a movable assembly, an optical assembly, and a driving assembly. The movable assembly movably connects the fixed part with the optical assembly. The driving assembly is configured to drive the movable assembly and the optical assembly to move relative to the fixed part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventor: Chao-Hsi Wang
  • Patent number: 11726390
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided and includes a first movable part, a fixed assembly and a first driving assembly. The first movable part is configured to connect a first optical element. The fixed assembly has a first opening for a light beam to pass through, and the first movable part is movable relative to the fixed assembly. The first driving assembly is configured to drive the first movable part to move relative to the fixed assembly. When the first movable part is located in a first position relative to the fixed assembly, the first optical element overlaps the first opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chih-Wei Weng, Kuen-Wang Tsai, Chao-Hsi Wang
  • Patent number: 11714332
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for an optical element is provided, including a fixed portion, a movable portion, a first driving assembly, and a positioning assembly. The movable portion is movably disposed on the fixed portion, and includes an optical element. The first driving assembly is at least partially disposed on the fixed portion, and drives the optical element to move in a first direction. The positioning assembly is disposed on the fixed portion or the movable portion, wherein the positioning assembly limits the movable part to a first terminal position or a second terminal position relative to the fixed portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Hsi Wang, Chao-Chang Hu, Chih-Wei Weng, He-Ling Chang
  • Patent number: 11693296
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a fixed part, a movable part, a driving assembly, and a positioning assembly. The movable part is movably disposed on the fixed part. The movable part is connected to an optical element. At least a portion of the driving assembly is disposed on the fixed part. The positioning assembly is disposed on the fixed part or the movable part to limit the movable part at an extreme position relative to the fixed part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Hsi Wang, Chao-Chang Hu, Chih-Wei Weng, He-Ling Chang
  • Patent number: 11693293
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an optical system, including a first optical mechanism. The first optical mechanism includes a first movable part, a fixed assembly, a first driving assembly and a guiding assembly. The first movable part includes an optical element. The first movable part is movable relative to the fixed assembly. The first driving assembly is configured to drive the first movable part to move relative to the fixed assembly. The guiding assembly is configured to guide the first movable part to move relative to the fixed assembly. A friction force is generated between the first movable part and the guiding assembly, and the first movable part is temporarily positioned on the fixed assembly through the friction force.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Hsi Wang, Chao-Chang Hu, Che-Wei Chang, Chih-Wei Weng
  • Patent number: 11681203
    Abstract: An optical system is provided. The optical system includes a movable portion used for connecting to an optical element having an optical axis, a fixed portion, and a second driving assembly used for driving the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The movable portion includes a bottom having a window corresponding to the optical axis, a first blade corresponding to the window, and is movable relative to the bottom, a connecting element movable relative to the bottom and is used for bringing the first blade to move, and a first driving assembly used for driving the connecting element to move relative to the bottom. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The fixed portion has a polygonal structure when viewed along the optical axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Hsi Wang, Chao-Chang Hu, Chih-Wei Weng, Sin-Jhong Song