Patents by Inventor Chia-Bo Chen

Chia-Bo 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: 11868177
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a host, a main display, an auxiliary display, and a hinge mechanism. The auxiliary display is located between the host and the main display and includes a sliding part and a lifting part. The sliding part is slidably connected to the host. The hinge mechanism includes a first bracket, a second bracket pivotally connected to the first bracket, and a third bracket pivotally connected to the second bracket. The first bracket is secured to the host, and the second bracket is secured to the main display. The third bracket is secured to the lifting part of the auxiliary display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Bo Chen, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wu-Chen Lee, Yi-Hsuan Yang
  • Patent number: 11846987
    Abstract: A portable electronic device including a first body, a second body, a stand, and a hinge structure is provided. The stand has a first pivot part and a second pivot part opposite to the first pivot part, wherein the first pivot part is pivotally connected to the first body, and the second body is pivotally connected to the second pivot part. The hinge structure includes a first bracket secured to the second body, a second bracket secured to the second pivot part of the stand, a first movable base, a first shaft secured to the first bracket and pivoted to the first movable base, a second movable base, a second shaft secured to the first movable base and pivoted to the second movable base, and a sliding shaft fixed to the second movable base and slidably connected to the second bracket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Bo Chen, Yi-Hsuan Yang, Hung-Chi Chen, Wu-Chen Lee
  • Patent number: 11841743
    Abstract: An electronic device, including a host, a main display, an auxiliary display, and a lifting mechanism, is provided. The main display is pivoted to the host. The auxiliary display is disposed on the host. The lifting mechanism is disposed between the auxiliary display and the host. The lifting mechanism is configured to lift the auxiliary display and maintain a lifting height of the auxiliary display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2023
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Bo Chen, Yi-Hsuan Yang, Chuan-Hua Wang, Chih-Chun Liu, Wu-Chen Lee
  • Publication number: 20230221765
    Abstract: An electronic device, including a host, a main display, an auxiliary display, and a lifting mechanism, is provided. The main display is pivoted to the host. The auxiliary display is disposed on the host. The lifting mechanism is disposed between the auxiliary display and the host. The lifting mechanism is configured to lift the auxiliary display and maintain a lifting height of the auxiliary display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2023
    Publication date: July 13, 2023
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Bo Chen, Yi-Hsuan Yang, Chuan-Hua Wang, Chih-Chun Liu, Wu-Chen Lee
  • Publication number: 20230195166
    Abstract: A portable electronic device including a first body, a second body, a stand, and a hinge structure is provided. The stand has a first pivot part and a second pivot part opposite to the first pivot part, wherein the first pivot part is pivotally connected to the first body, and the second body is pivotally connected to the second pivot part. The hinge structure includes a first bracket secured to the second body, a second bracket secured to the second pivot part of the stand, a first movable base, a first shaft secured to the first bracket and pivoted to the first movable base, a second movable base, a second shaft secured to the first movable base and pivoted to the second movable base, and a sliding shaft fixed to the second movable base and slidably connected to the second bracket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2022
    Publication date: June 22, 2023
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Bo Chen, Yi-Hsuan Yang, Hung-Chi Chen, Wu-Chen Lee
  • Publication number: 20230139383
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a host, a main display, an auxiliary display, and a hinge mechanism. The auxiliary display is located between the host and the main display and includes a sliding part and a lifting part. The sliding part is slidably connected to the host. The hinge mechanism includes a first bracket, a second bracket pivotally connected to the first bracket, and a third bracket pivotally connected to the second bracket. The first bracket is secured to the host, and the second bracket is secured to the main display. The third bracket is secured to the lifting part of the auxiliary display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2022
    Publication date: May 4, 2023
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Bo Chen, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wu-Chen Lee, Yi-Hsuan Yang
  • Patent number: 11635787
    Abstract: An electronic device, including a host, a main display, an auxiliary display, and a lifting mechanism, is provided. The main display is pivoted to the host. The auxiliary display is disposed on the host. The lifting mechanism is disposed between the auxiliary display and the host. The lifting mechanism is configured to lift the auxiliary display and maintain a lifting height of the auxiliary display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Bo Chen, Yi-Hsuan Yang, Chuan-Hua Wang, Chih-Chun Liu, Wu-Chen Lee
  • Patent number: 11573598
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a host, a main display, an auxiliary display, and a hinge mechanism. The auxiliary display is located between the host and the main display and includes a sliding part and a lifting part. The sliding part is slidably connected to the host. The hinge mechanism includes a first bracket, a second bracket pivotally connected to the first bracket, and a third bracket pivotally connected to the second bracket. The first bracket is secured to the host, and the second bracket is secured to the main display. The third bracket is secured to the lifting part of the auxiliary display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2023
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Bo Chen, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wu-Chen Lee, Yi-Hsuan Yang
  • Patent number: 11537168
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a first display and a second display. The first display includes a first display body having a first side, a positioning recess located at the first side, and an engagement recess located in the positioning recess. The second display is detachably mounted at one side of the first display body, includes a second display body, a positioning protrusion, and a pendulum hook, and has a second side. The positioning protrusion is connected to the second side and has a cavity configured to accommodate the pendulum hook pivotally connected to the positioning protrusion and including an engagement protrusion. The positioning protrusion is inserted into the positioning recess. The second side contacts the first side. The engagement protrusion is configured to move out of the cavity and be engaged with the engagement recess or move away from the engagement recess and move back to the cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Yang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Chia-Bo Chen
  • Publication number: 20220342447
    Abstract: An electronic device, including a host, a main display, an auxiliary display, and a lifting mechanism, is provided. The main display is pivoted to the host. The auxiliary display is disposed on the host. The lifting mechanism is disposed between the auxiliary display and the host. The lifting mechanism is configured to lift the auxiliary display and maintain a lifting height of the auxiliary display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2022
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Bo Chen, Yi-Hsuan Yang, Chuan-Hua Wang, Chih-Chun Liu, Wu-Chen Lee
  • Patent number: 11429150
    Abstract: An electronic device, including a host, a main display, an auxiliary display, and a lifting mechanism, is provided. The main display is pivoted to the host. The auxiliary display is disposed on the host. The lifting mechanism is disposed between the auxiliary display and the host. The lifting mechanism is configured to lift the auxiliary display and maintain a lifting height of the auxiliary display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Bo Chen, Yi-Hsuan Yang, Chuan-Hua Wang, Chih-Chun Liu, Wu-Chen Lee
  • Patent number: 11422589
    Abstract: A portable electronic apparatus includes a first body, a second body pivotally connected to the first body, and a first keyboard detachably disposed on the first body. The first keyboard includes a casing, a plurality of keys disposed on the casing, a first base movably disposed in the casing, a knob disposed on the first base, a magnet fixed to the first base, a second base fixed into the casing and located above the first base, and an electromagnet fixed to the second base as corresponding to the magnet. A top surface of the knob is exposed from and higher than a top surface of the casing. The powered electromagnet generates a magnetic attraction force to the magnet to drive the first base to move towards the second base and increase a height difference between the top surface of the knob and the top surface of the casing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hung-Chi Chen, Huei-Ting Chuang, Shun-Bin Chen, Chao-Di Shen, Chia-Bo Chen
  • Publication number: 20220261044
    Abstract: A portable electronic apparatus includes a first body, a second body pivotally connected to the first body, and a first keyboard detachably disposed on the first body. The first keyboard includes a casing, a plurality of keys disposed on the casing, a first base movably disposed in the casing, a knob disposed on the first base, a magnet fixed to the first base, a second base fixed into the casing and located above the first base, and an electromagnet fixed to the second base as corresponding to the magnet. A top surface of the knob is exposed from and higher than a top surface of the casing. The powered electromagnet generates a magnetic attraction force to the magnet to drive the first base to move towards the second base and increase a height difference between the top surface of the knob and the top surface of the casing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hung-Chi Chen, Huei-Ting Chuang, Shun-Bin Chen, Chao-Di Shen, Chia-Bo Chen
  • Patent number: 11379006
    Abstract: An electronic device, including a host, a main display, an auxiliary display, and a lifting mechanism, is provided. The main display is pivoted to the host. The auxiliary display is disposed on the host. The lifting mechanism is disposed between the auxiliary display and the host, and includes a first bracket, a positioning pin, a second bracket, and a torsional spring. The first bracket is fixed to the host. The positioning pin is retractably disposed at the first bracket. The second bracket is fixed to the auxiliary display. The second bracket is pivoted to the first bracket and has a positioning notch. The positioning pin is located outside the positioning notch or is engaged with the positioning notch. The torsional spring has a first end and a second end that are opposite. The first end is connected to the first bracket. The second end is connected to the second bracket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Yang, Chuan-Hua Wang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Chia-Bo Chen
  • Publication number: 20220091633
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a host, a main display, an auxiliary display, and a hinge mechanism. The auxiliary display is located between the host and the main display and includes a sliding part and a lifting part. The sliding part is slidably connected to the host. The hinge mechanism includes a first bracket, a second bracket pivotally connected to the first bracket, and a third bracket pivotally connected to the second bracket. The first bracket is secured to the host, and the second bracket is secured to the main display. The third bracket is secured to the lifting part of the auxiliary display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2021
    Publication date: March 24, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Bo Chen, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wu-Chen Lee, Yi-Hsuan Yang
  • Publication number: 20220083104
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a first display and a second display. The first display includes a first display body having a first side, a positioning recess located at the first side, and an engagement recess located in the positioning recess. The second display is detachably mounted at one side of the first display body, includes a second display body, a positioning protrusion, and a pendulum hook, and has a second side. The positioning protrusion is connected to the second side and has a cavity configured to accommodate the pendulum hook pivotally connected to the positioning protrusion and including an engagement protrusion. The positioning protrusion is inserted into the positioning recess. The second side contacts the first side. The engagement protrusion is configured to move out of the cavity and be engaged with the engagement recess or move away from the engagement recess and move back to the cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2021
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Yang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Chia-Bo Chen
  • Patent number: 11256290
    Abstract: A display device includes a first display and a second display. The first display includes a first body and a first magnet disposed in the first body. The first body has a first side and a slot located at the first side. The first magnet is disposed corresponding to the slot, and the first magnet is adjacent to the first side. The second display is detachably mounted to the first display. The second display includes a second body and a magnetic hook. The second body has a second side and a recess located at the second side, and the magnetic hook is movably disposed in recess. The first side of the first body abuts against the second side of the second body, and the slot is aligned to the recess. The magnetic hook is driven by a magnetic force of the first magnet to be engaged with the slot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Yang, Wu-Chen Lee, Chia-Bo Chen
  • Patent number: 11226657
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a first display and a second display. The first display includes a first display body having a first side, a positioning recess located at the first side, and an engagement recess located in the positioning recess. The second display is detachably mounted at one side of the first display body, includes a second display body, a positioning protrusion, and a pendulum hook, and has a second side. The positioning protrusion is connected to the second side and has a cavity configured to accommodate the pendulum hook pivotally connected to the positioning protrusion and including an engagement protrusion. The positioning protrusion is inserted into the positioning recess. The second side contacts the first side. The engagement protrusion is configured to move out of the cavity and be engaged with the engagement recess or move away from the engagement recess and move back to the cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Yang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Chia-Bo Chen
  • Patent number: 11226651
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a host, a main display, an auxiliary display, and a hinge mechanism. The auxiliary display is located between the host and the main display and includes a sliding part and a lifting part. The sliding part is slidably connected to the host. The hinge mechanism includes a first bracket, a second bracket pivotally connected to the first bracket, and a third bracket pivotally connected to the second bracket. The first bracket is secured to the host, and the second bracket is secured to the main display. The third bracket is secured to the lifting part of the auxiliary display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Bo Chen, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wu-Chen Lee, Yi-Hsuan Yang
  • Patent number: D982577
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chien-Yuan Chen, Cheng-Mao Chang, Yu-Chin Huang, Chia-Bo Chen