Patents by Inventor Chen-Shun Chen

Chen-Shun Chen 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).

  • Patent number: 8659863
    Abstract: A circuit protection device and a protection method thereof are provided. The circuit protection device includes a pulse width modulation unit which detects in order for a plurality of current phase of a plurality of transistors. The pulse width modulation unit decides the current phase of the transistors override a first threshold value whether. Then, the pulse width modulation unit sends a control signal to close the transistor that the current phase exceeds the first threshold value, so as to avoid the transistor burn down.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2014
    Assignee: Giga-Byte Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hou Yuan Lin, Chen Shun Chen, Tse Hsine Liao, Kuei Min Chen
  • Patent number: 8526302
    Abstract: A motherboard includes at least one backup network circuit except for a network circuit used in a normal setup. The motherboard includes a first network circuit, a second network circuit, a network port, a switch circuit and a driver. The switch circuit is configured for coupling the first network circuit or the second network circuit to the network port. The driver is configured for switching the switch circuit according to states of the network port and the first network circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Giga-Byte Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan Lin, Chen-Shun Chen, Tse-Hsine Liao
  • Patent number: 8443180
    Abstract: A method for operation system startup includes steps of switching on hardware startup; determining whether there is a trigger signal; reading an initial parameter from a storage device, and loading the initial parameter into a startup program when there is no trigger signal, executing the startup program; and entering operational system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2013
    Assignee: Giga-Byte Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan Lin, Chen-Shun Chen
  • Publication number: 20130027826
    Abstract: A circuit protection device and a protection method thereof are provided. The circuit protection device includes a pulse width modulation unit which detects in order for a plurality of current phase of a plurality of transistors. The pulse width modulation unit decides the current phase of the transistors override a first threshold value whether. Then, the pulse width modulation unit sends a control signal to close the transistor that the current phase exceeds the first threshold value, so as to avoid the transistor burn down.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2011
    Publication date: January 31, 2013
    Inventors: Hou Yuan Lin, Chen Shun Chen, Tse Hsine Liao, Kuei Min Chen
  • Publication number: 20130007362
    Abstract: A system is utilized for detecting a RAID which includes a detector and a processor which electrically connects with the detector. The detector detects read/write state of a plurality of storage units, and generates a signal according to the read/write state respectively. The processor receives the signal, and determines the read/write state corresponding to the signal. When the read/write state of a first storage unit of the storage units is determined abnormal and wherein the processor sends a control signal, so as to interrupt a RAID mode of the system. Then, data stored in the first storage unit moves to the rest of the storage units according to the control signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2012
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Inventors: Hou Yuan Lin, Han Yu Kao, Chen Shun Chen
  • Publication number: 20120303945
    Abstract: In a computer system with multiple operation modes and a method of switching modes, the computer system switches the operation modes with multiple hard disk drives by a setting signal. The method of switching modes includes the following steps. A chip unit detects the number of the hard disk drives with no storage of the boot program and the chip unit decides the operation mode of the Redundant Array of Independent Disks. The chip unit produces a corresponding control signal and transmits the control signal to a switch unit. The switch unit produces a setting signal according to the control signal and delivers to the hard disk device to switch the operation modes of the hard disk.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2011
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Inventors: Hou Yuan Lin, Chen Shun Chen, Han Yu Kao
  • Patent number: 8289002
    Abstract: A mother board adapted to rapidly charge a handheld multimedia device including a controller, a rapid charging initiation unit, a connection port coupled to the handheld multimedia device, and a switching unit. The rapid charging initiation unit provides a first voltage ranging from 3.2 V to 11 V and a second voltage ranging from 2.7 V to 0.6 V. A voltage difference between the first voltage and the second voltage ranges from 0.5 V to 0.8 V. The switching unit is coupled to the controller, the rapid charging initiation unit, and the connection port for determining whether the connection port is coupled to the controller or the rapid charging initiation unit. When the connection port is coupled to the rapid charging initiation unit, the first and the second voltage are sent to the handheld multimedia device through the connection port for activating a rapid charging function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2012
    Assignee: Giga-Byte Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan Lin, Chen-Shun Chen, Tse-Hsine Liao, Kuei-Min Chen
  • Patent number: 8248037
    Abstract: A mother board including a controller, a rapid charging initiation unit, a connection port, and a switching unit is provided. The rapid charging initiation unit provides a first voltage ranging from 3.2 V to 11 V and a second voltage ranging from 2.7 V to 0.6 V. A voltage difference between the first voltage and the second voltage ranges from 0.5 V to 0.8 V. The connection port is coupled to a smartphone. The switching unit is coupled to the controller, the rapid charging initiation unit, and the connection port for determining whether the connection port is coupled to the controller or the rapid charging initiation unit according to a switching signal. When the connection port is coupled to the rapid charging initiation unit, the first voltage and the second voltage are sent to the smartphone through the connection port for activating the rapid charging function of the smartphone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Giga-Byte Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan Lin, Chen-Shun Chen, Tse-Hsine Liao
  • Patent number: 8205038
    Abstract: A flash memory accessing apparatus is disclosed. The flash memory accessing apparatus includes a memory controller, a first open NAND flash interface (ONFI) and an expanding flash memory module. The first ONFI is used for connecting a main flash memory module. The memory controller obtains a detecting result by, detecting whether the main flash memory module and the expanding flash memory module are single side or double side. The memory controller further configures an accessing method of the main flash memory module and the expanding flash memory module according to the detecting result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Giga-Byte Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan Lin, Chen-Shun Chen
  • Publication number: 20120140121
    Abstract: A detection switch system for video operation modules included a first video operation module, a second video operation module, a switch, an image data source and a detection module for operation loading. When an operation loading needed is less than a first critical operation loading of the first video operation module, the detection module for operation loading switches the switch to electrically connect with the first video operation module, and the image data source sends an image data to be operated to the first video operation module. When an operation loading needed is greater than the first critical operation loading of the first video operation module, the detection module for operation loading switches the switch to electrically connect with the second video operation module, and the image data source sends the image data to be operated to the second video operation module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2010
    Publication date: June 7, 2012
    Applicant: GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: HOU-YUAN LIN, CHEN-SHUN CHEN, CHI-TAO HSU
  • Publication number: 20120042175
    Abstract: A motherboard with an energy saving function is coupled to an external power supply. The external power supply provides an operational power. The motherboard includes a battery and a processing device. The battery provides a standby power. The processing device receives the operational power in a turned-on mode. The processing device does not receive the operational power and receives the standby power in a turned-off mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2010
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan LIN, Chen-Shun Chen, Tse-Hsine Liao, Kuei-Min Chen
  • Publication number: 20110279093
    Abstract: A mother board adapted to rapidly charge a handheld multimedia device including a controller, a rapid charging initiation unit, a connection port coupled to the handheld multimedia device, and a switching unit. The rapid charging initiation unit provides a first voltage ranging from 3.2 V to 11 V and a second voltage ranging from 2.7 V to 0.6 V. A voltage difference between the first voltage and the second voltage ranges from 0.5 V to 0.8 V. The switching unit is coupled to the controller, the rapid charging initiation unit, and the connection port for determining whether the connection port is coupled to the controller or the rapid charging initiation unit. When the connection port is coupled to the rapid charging initiation unit, the first and the second voltage are sent to the handheld multimedia device through the connection port for activating a rapid charging function.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2010
    Publication date: November 17, 2011
    Applicant: GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan Lin, Chen-Shun Chen, Tse-Hsine Liao, Kuei-Min Chen
  • Publication number: 20110269513
    Abstract: A rapid charging apparatus including a first connection unit, a second connection unit, and a rapid charging power transformation unit is provided. The first connection unit is coupled to a connector with a power. The rapid charging power transformation unit is coupled to the first connection unit to receive a voltage of the connector and to provide a first voltage and a second voltage. The first voltage ranges from 3.2 V to 1.1 V, the second voltage ranges from 2.7 V to 0.6 V, and a voltage difference between the first voltage and the second voltage ranges from 0.5 V to 0.8 V. The second connection unit is coupled to an electronic device and the rapid charging power transformation unit so as to transmit the first voltage and the second voltage to the electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2010
    Publication date: November 3, 2011
    Applicant: GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan Lin, Chen-Shun Chen, Tse-Hsine Liao, Kuei-Min Chen
  • Publication number: 20110263302
    Abstract: A mother board including a controller, a rapid charging initiation unit, a connection port, and a switching unit is provided. The rapid charging initiation unit provides a first voltage ranging from 3.2 V to 11 V and a second voltage ranging from 2.7 V to 0.6 V. A voltage difference between the first voltage and the second voltage ranges from 0.5 V to 0.8 V. The connection port is coupled to a smartphone. The switching unit is coupled to the controller, the rapid charging initiation unit, and the connection port for determining whether the connection port is coupled to the controller or the rapid charging initiation unit according to a switching signal. When the connection port is coupled to the rapid charging initiation unit, the first voltage and the second voltage are sent to the smartphone through the connection port for activating the rapid charging function of the smartphone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2010
    Publication date: October 27, 2011
    Applicant: GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan Lin, Chen-Shun Chen, Tse-Hsine Liao
  • Patent number: 8046575
    Abstract: A method for automatically restoring a system configuration with a single key in a computer having a power button is provided. The method includes detecting a press mode of the power button; determining a relevant restoring item according to the press mode; performing a process for restoring the system configuration corresponding to the restoring item, which aims at updating/recovering the system configuration, or clearing the system configuration setting stored in a CMOS memory; and performing a normal boot process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2011
    Assignee: Giga-Byte Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan Lin, Chen-Shun Chen
  • Patent number: 7952993
    Abstract: An automatic network connection device includes a first connection port, a second connection port, a first network connection unit, a second network connection unit, a control unit, and a switching unit. When the first network connection unit operates normally, the switching unit electrically connects the first network connection unit to the first connection port, such that the first network connection unit transmits and receives a network signal. When the first network connection unit fails, the switching unit switches the first connection port to be electrically connected to the second network connection unit, such that the second network connection unit transmits and receives the network signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2011
    Assignee: GIGA-BYTE Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan Lin, Chen-Shun Chen
  • Publication number: 20110113265
    Abstract: A circuit system is provided, including a processing unit, a control unit electrically connected to the processing unit, and a plurality of PWM units electrically connected to the control unit. The processing unit transmits a control signal to the control unit according to a load current value of the circuit system, and the control unit enables at least one of the PWM units according to the control signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2010
    Publication date: May 12, 2011
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan LIN, Chen-Shun Chen, Tse-Hsine Liao
  • Publication number: 20110087826
    Abstract: A flash memory accessing apparatus is disclosed. The flash memory accessing apparatus includes a memory controller, a first open NAND flash interface (ONFI) and an expanding flash memory module. The first ONFI is used for connecting a main flash memory module. The memory controller obtains a detecting result by, detecting whether the main flash memory module and the expanding flash memory module are single side or double side. The memory controller further configures an accessing method of the main flash memory module and the expanding flash memory module according to the detecting result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2009
    Publication date: April 14, 2011
    Applicant: GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan Lin, Chen-Shun Chen
  • Publication number: 20110087824
    Abstract: A flash memory accessing apparatus is disclosed. The flash memory accessing apparatus includes a controller, a first channel memory set and a second channel memory set. The first channel memory set includes a first flash memory and at least one first memory expanding socket. The second channel memory set includes a second flash memory and at least one second memory expanding socket. The controller determines the accessing method to be implemented on the first memory and second flash memory according to whether there is any flash memory inserted into the first memory expanding socket and the second memory expanding socket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2009
    Publication date: April 14, 2011
    Applicant: GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan Lin, Chen-Shun Chen
  • Publication number: 20110022831
    Abstract: A method for operation system startup includes steps of switching on hardware startup; determining whether there is a trigger signal; reading an initial parameter from a storage device, and loading the initial parameter into a startup program when there is no trigger signal, executing the startup program; and entering operational system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2009
    Publication date: January 27, 2011
    Inventors: Hou-Yuan Lin, Chen-Shun Chen