Patents by Inventor Chi-Hung Lai

Chi-Hung Lai 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: 20220236766
    Abstract: An electronic device assembly is provided, including an electronic device body and a detachable lens module. The electronic device body has a housing and a first joining unit, wherein the first joining unit is disposed on the housing. The detachable lens module is detachably assembled onto the housing and has a second joining unit, wherein the first joining unit is joined to the second joining unit to electrically connect the detachable lens module to the electronic device body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2022
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yu-Shih Wang, Yi-Ta Huang, Chih-Chun Liu, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai, Chi-Hung Lai, Wu-Chen Lee, Pin-Chueh Lin, Chih-Wei Liao, Ting-Wen Pai, Wen-Chieh Chen
  • Patent number: 11334115
    Abstract: An electronic device assembly is provided, including an electronic device body and a detachable lens module. The electronic device body has a housing and a first joining unit, wherein the first joining unit is disposed on the housing. The detachable lens module is detachably assembled onto the housing and has a second joining unit, wherein the first joining unit is joined to the second joining unit to electrically connect the detachable lens module to the electronic device body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yu-Shih Wang, Yi-Ta Huang, Chih-Chun Liu, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai, Chi-Hung Lai, Wu-Chen Lee, Pin-Chueh Lin, Chih-Wei Liao, Ting-Wen Pai, Wen-Chieh Chen
  • Publication number: 20220106582
    Abstract: An exosomal nucleic acid extraction method is provided. A substrate is provided, on which antibodies and silicon nanoparticles are disposed, and the antibodies have binding specificity to exosomal surface antigens. After that, based on the binding specificity between the antibodies and the exosomal surface antigens, exosomes in a specimen are separated. Next, the nucleic acids in the separated exosomes are adsorbed by the silicon nanoparticles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicant: National Central University
    Inventors: Wen-Yih Chen, Hsin-Yi Lin, Chi-Hung Lai
  • Patent number: 11150740
    Abstract: A key structure includes a base plate, a key cap disposed above the base plate, a scissor abutting against the base plate and the key cap, a spring abutting against the key cap, a positioning base connected to the key cap, a first cover connected to the positioning base and a second cover slidably connected to the first cover. The scissor, the spring, the positioning base, the first cover and the second cover are located between the base plate and the key cap. The positioning base has a positioning groove and a part of the spring is located in the positioning groove. The first cover has a through hole overlapped with the positioning groove, and the spring penetrates the through hole. The second cover penetrates the through hole and abuts against the base plate, and another part of the spring abuts against the second cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hung-Chi Chen, Chi-Hung Lai, Chuan-Hua Wang, Pin-Chueh Lin, Ching-Piao Kuan
  • Publication number: 20210223821
    Abstract: An electronic device assembly is provided, including an electronic device body and a detachable lens module. The electronic device body has a housing and a first joining unit, wherein the first joining unit is disposed on the housing. The detachable lens module is detachably assembled onto the housing and has a second joining unit, wherein the first joining unit is joined to the second joining unit to electrically connect the detachable lens module to the electronic device body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yu-Shih Wang, Yi-Ta Huang, Chih-Chun Liu, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai, Chi-Hung Lai, Wu-Chen Lee, Pin-Chueh Lin, Chih-Wei Liao, Ting-Wen Pai, Wen-Chieh Chen
  • Publication number: 20210109602
    Abstract: A key structure includes a base plate, a key cap, a scissor, a spring, a positioning base, a first cover and a second cover. The key cap is disposed above the base plate. The scissor, the spring, the positioning base, the first cover and the second cover are located between the base plate and the key cap. The scissor abuts against the base plate and the key cap. The spring abuts against the key cap. The positioning base is connected to the key cap, wherein the positioning base has a positioning groove and a part of the spring is located in the positioning groove. The first cover is connected to the positioning base, wherein the first cover has a through hole overlapped with the positioning groove, and the spring penetrates the through hole. The second cover is slidably connected to the first cover. The second cover penetrates the through hole and abuts against the base plate, and another part of the spring abuts against the second cover and is covered by the second cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hung-Chi Chen, Chi-Hung Lai, Chuan-Hua Wang, Pin-Chueh Lin, Ching-Piao Kuan
  • Publication number: 20210059059
    Abstract: A foldable electronic device including a first body, a second body, a flexible display disposed on the first and the second bodies, a hinge assembly connected between the first and the second bodies, an extension chain assembly, and a linkage is provided. The first and the second bodies are rotated relatively to be unfolded or folded via the hinge assembly. An end of the linkage and an end of the extension chain assembly are pivoted together and coupled to the first body in a sliding and pivoting manner. Another end of the linkage is pivoted to the hinge assembly, and another end of the extension chain assembly is pivoted to the second body. In a transforming process between the folded and the unfolded states, an extension traveling of the extension chain assembly compensates a size difference of the flexible display between the folded and the unfolded states.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Ting-Wen Pai, Chi-Hung Lai, Wu-Chen Lee, Chih-Chun Liu
  • Patent number: 10410805
    Abstract: The invention provides a key structure, which includes a carrying plate, a trigger member, a keycap, and a reciprocating member. The trigger member is disposed on the carrying plate, and includes a bearing portion, a pillar portion, a trigger portion and a connecting portion. The bearing portion and the trigger portion are respectively disposed at two opposite sides of the pillar portion, and the pillar portion is perpendicular to the carrying plate. The trigger portion protrudes toward the carrying plate. The connecting portion is circularly disposed at one side of the pillar portion facing the carrying plate, extends from the pillar portion toward the carrying plate, and is obliquely connected to the carrying plate. The keycap is disposed on the bearing portion. The reciprocating member comprises two opposite ends respectively connected to the carrying plate and the keycap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hung-Chi Chen, Ching-Piao Kuan, Yi-Hsuan Yang, Chi-Hung Lai
  • Publication number: 20190149910
    Abstract: A speaker structure adapted to an electronic device is provided. The speaker structure includes a casing, a speaker and a vibration suppression element. The casing is fixed above a chassis of the electronic device. The speaker is disposed in the casing. The vibration suppression element connects the casing and the chassis. The vibration suppression element includes a spring and an elastic body. The spring is encapsulated by the elastic body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Po-Yi Lee, Chuan-Hua Wang, Chi-Hung Lai, Pin-Chueh Lin, Hung-Chi Chen
  • Patent number: 10204754
    Abstract: A keyboard device includes a substrate, a thin film switch circuit, and a trigger device having a rubber dome and a metal dome. The trigger device is configured to trigger the thin film switch circuit in response to an external force. The rubber dome is arranged to provide a first tactile feel during a first pressing process while the external force is exerted and provide a first rebound force during a first relieving process after the external force has been removed. The metal dome is arranged to provide a second tactile feel during a second pressing process while the external force is exerted and provide a second rebound force during a second relieving process after the external force has been removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Hung-Chi Chen, Yi-Hsuan Yang, Po-Yi Lee, Chi-Hung Lai
  • Publication number: 20180356862
    Abstract: A housing structure including a first part, a second part, and a film is provided. The second part is combined to the first part by injection molding, and a seam exists between the first part and the second part. The film is attached onto the first part and the second part to shield the seam. A manufacturing method of the housing structure is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chi-Hung Lai, Cheng-Nan Ling, Kai-Teng Cheng, Pin-Chueh Lin, Wu-Chen Lee, Yung-Hui Hou
  • Patent number: 10073503
    Abstract: A portable electronic device including a first body, a second body, a cam, and a linking rod is provided. The first body has a reaming hole. The second body has a rotating shaft movably coupled to the reaming hole in pivoting and penetrating manner. The cam is assembled to a side surface of the rotating shaft to rotate along with the rotating shaft. The linking rod has a first end and a second end opposite to each other. The first end is pivoted to the cam, and the second end is pivoted to the first body. When the second body is pivoted relative to the first body via the rotating shaft, the cam rotates along with the rotating shaft and the linking rod drives the cam and the rotating shaft to move along the reaming hole so as to move the second body towards or away from the first body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Pao-Min Huang, Chi-Hung Lai, Chia-Bo Chen, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Mao Chang, Chien-Yuan Chen
  • Publication number: 20180173282
    Abstract: A portable electronic device including a first body, a second body, a cam, and a linking rod is provided. The first body has a reaming hole. The second body has a rotating shaft movably coupled to the reaming hole in pivoting and penetrating manner. The cam is assembled to a side surface of the rotating shaft to rotate along with the rotating shaft. The linking rod has a first end and a second end opposite to each other. The first end is pivoted to the cam, and the second end is pivoted to the first body. When the second body is pivoted relative to the first body via the rotating shaft, the cam rotates along with the rotating shaft and the linking rod drives the cam and the rotating shaft to move along the reaming hole so as to move the second body towards or away from the first body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Pao-Min Huang, Chi-Hung Lai, Chia-Bo Chen, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Mao Chang, Chien-Yuan Chen
  • Patent number: 9673566
    Abstract: An electronic device including a first body, a first connecting assembly, a second body, and a second connecting assembly is provided. The first body has a recess, and the first connecting assembly is disposed at the first body and hidden in the recess. The second connecting assembly is disposed on the second body in protruding manner. The second connecting assembly is fit to be assembled in the recess and electrically connected to the first connecting assembly, such that the first and the second bodies are detachably assembled to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hung-Chi Chen, Jian-Siang Wang, Yi-Chang Yeh, Chi-Hung Lai, Wu-Chen Lee
  • Publication number: 20160218472
    Abstract: An electronic device including a first body, a first connecting assembly, a second body, and a second connecting assembly is provided. The first body has a recess, and the first connecting assembly is disposed at the first body and hidden in the recess. The second connecting assembly is disposed on the second body in protruding manner. The second connecting assembly is fit to be assembled in the recess and electrically connected to the first connecting assembly, such that the first and the second bodies are detachably assembled to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: Hung-Chi Chen, Jian-Siang Wang, Yi-Chang Yeh, Chi-Hung Lai, Wu-Chen Lee
  • Patent number: 9213366
    Abstract: A hinge mechanism with multiple rotating axes is disclosed. The hinge mechanism includes a first bracket, a linking bracket, a first rotating shaft, a second bracket and a second rotating shaft. The first rotating shaft is used for pivoting the first bracket and the linking bracket, such that the linking bracket is connected to the first bracket in a rotable manner. The second rotating shaft is used for pivoting the linking bracket and the second bracket, such that the linking bracket is further connected to the second bracket in a rotable manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2015
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Chi-Hung Lai, Jen-Feng Lin, San-Yang Lo, Shin-Han Wu
  • Patent number: 9057213
    Abstract: A hinge assembly with a moving axis is disclosed. The hinge assembly includes a shaft, a first bracket and a second bracket. The shaft includes a first rod portion and a second rod portion. The first bracket includes a first rotating portion and a first flexibly connecting portion. The first rotating portion is pivoted to the first rod portion of the shaft, and the first flexibly connecting portion extends from the first rotating portion. The second bracket is pivoted to the second rod portion of the shaft and for driving the shaft to activate the first rotating portion such that the first flexibly connecting portion is stretched and bent and the shaft is moved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Chi-Hung Lai, Jen-Feng Lin, San-Yang Lo, Shin-Han Wu
  • Publication number: 20150047446
    Abstract: A hinge mechanism with multiple rotating axes is disclosed. The hinge mechanism includes a first bracket, a linking bracket, a first rotating shaft, a second bracket and a second rotating shaft. The first rotating shaft is used for pivoting the first bracket and the linking bracket, such that the linking bracket is connected to the first bracket in a rotable manner. The second rotating shaft is used for pivoting the linking bracket and the second bracket, such that the linking bracket is further connected to the second bracket in a rotable manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2013
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Applicant: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Chi-Hung Lai, Jen-Feng Lin, San-Yang Lo, Shin-Han Wu
  • Publication number: 20150049427
    Abstract: A hinge assembly with a moving axis is disclosed. The hinge assembly includes a shaft, a first bracket and a second bracket. The shaft includes a first rod portion and a second rod portion. The first bracket includes a first rotating portion and a first flexibly connecting portion. The first rotating portion is pivoted to the first rod portion of the shaft, and the first flexibly connecting portion extends from the first rotating portion. The second bracket is pivoted to the second rod portion of the shaft and for driving the shaft to activate the first rotating portion such that the first flexibly connecting portion is stretched and bent and the shaft is moved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2013
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Applicant: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Chi-Hung Lai, Jen-Feng Lin, San-Yang Lo, Shin-Han Wu