Patents by Inventor Chia-Pin HSU

Chia-Pin HSU 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: 10969561
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for moving an optical element is provided, including a housing, a frame, a holder, and a driving assembly. The frame is fixed to the housing and forms a depressed surface adjacent to the housing. Specifically, the depressed surface faces the housing and is not in contact with the housing. The holder is movably disposed in the housing for holding the optical element. The drive assembly is disposed in the housing to drive the holder and the optical element to move relative to the frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Bing-Ru Song, Yi-Ho Chen, Chia-Pin Hsu, Chih-Wei Weng, Shin-Hua Chen, Chien-Lun Huang, Chao-Chun Chang, Shou-Jen Liu, Kun-Shih Lin, Nai-Wen Hsu, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Shih-Ting Huang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Fu-Yuan Wu
  • Patent number: 10955641
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a case, a holder and a driving module. The holder is disposed in the case for holding an optical member. The driving module is disposed in the case for driving the holder. The case is substantially quadrilateral and includes a first side and a second side. The driving module includes a first magnetic driving component winding on a periphery of the holder. The first magnetic driving component includes a first segment and a second segment that are respectively substantially parallel to the first side and the second side. The distance between the first segment and the first side is different from the distance between the second segment and the second side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Bing-Ru Song, Yi-Ho Chen, Chia-Pin Hsu, Chih-Wei Weng, Shin-Hua Chen, Chien-Lun Huang, Chao-Chun Chang, Shou-Jen Liu, Kun-Shih Lin, Nai-Wen Hsu, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Shih-Ting Huang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Fu-Yuan Wu
  • Patent number: 10816874
    Abstract: A lens driving mechanism is provided for moving a lens unit along a light axis, including a frame, a base, a lens holder, and a driving assembly. The frame has plastic material and forms an opening. The base is in contact with and fixed to the frame, wherein a space is formed between the base and the frame. The lens holder is movably disposed in the space for holding the lens unit, wherein an external light enters the space through the opening to the lens unit. The driving assembly is disposed in the space and is connected to the lens holder and the frame, to impel the lens unit to move along the light axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Shang-Yu Hsu, Shou-Jen Liu, Chia-Pin Hsu
  • Patent number: 10764475
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a housing, a hollow frame, a holder, and a driving assembly. The frame is fixed to the housing and has a stop surface. The holder is movably disposed in the housing for holding the optical element. The driving assembly is disposed in the housing to drive the holder and the optical element moving along the optical axis of the optical element relative to the frame. Specifically, the stop surface is parallel to the optical axis to contact the holder and restrict the holder in a limit position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Bing-Ru Song, Yi-Ho Chen, Chia-Pin Hsu, Chih-Wei Weng, Shin-Hua Chen, Chien-Lun Huang, Chao-Chun Chang, Shou-Jen Liu, Kun-Shih Lin, Nai-Wen Hsu, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Shih-Ting Huang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Fu-Yuan Wu
  • Publication number: 20200236257
    Abstract: An optical element driving module is provided, including a movable portion, a fixed portion, and a driving assembly. The movable portion is used for connecting an optical element. The fixed portion is movably connected to the movable portion, wherein the fixed portion includes a base and a casing. The casing is arranged with the base along a main axis, the casing includes a top wall and a side wall extended from edges of the top wall along the main axis, and the top wall includes a first surface facing the movable portion, a second surface and a third surface facing away from the first surface. The driving assembly is used for moving the movable portion relative to the fixed portion, a minimum distance between the first surface and the second surface is different from a minimum distance between the second surface and the third surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Shou-Jen LIU, Chia-Pin HSU, Shang-Yu HSU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Patent number: 10652443
    Abstract: An optical element driving module is provided, including: a casing; a base, including at least one protrusion extending toward the casing, and the protrusion has a side surface, wherein the casing is fixed on the base; a holder for holding an optical element having an optical axis; a driving assembly disposed in the casing for moving the holder relative to the casing and the base; and a plurality of gluing elements disposed between the side surface and the casing, wherein the side surface is parallel to the optical axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Shou-Jen Liu, Chia-Pin Hsu, Shang-Yu Hsu, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Publication number: 20190384139
    Abstract: A lens driving mechanism is provided for moving a lens unit along a light axis, including a frame, a base, a lens holder, and a driving assembly. The frame has plastic material and forms an opening. The base is in contact with and fixed to the frame, wherein a space is formed between the base and the frame. The lens holder is movably disposed in the space for holding the lens unit, wherein an external light enters the space through the opening to the lens unit. The driving assembly is disposed in the space and is connected to the lens holder and the frame, to impel the lens unit to move along the light axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Shang-Yu HSU, Shou-Jen LIU, Chia-Pin HSU
  • Patent number: 10509193
    Abstract: A driving mechanism includes a frame, a carrying base, and a drive module. The carrying base is disposed in the frame, and includes a carrying body, a first stop element and a second stop element. The carrying body is configured to carry an optical element. The first stop element is disposed on the carrying body, and configured to limit the range of motion of the carrying body in a first direction. The second stop element is disposed on the carrying body, and configured to limit the range of motion of the carrying body in the first direction. The driving module is disposed in the frame, and configured to move the carrying body relative to the frame. The first direction is parallel to the axis of the optical element, and the first stop element is closer to the top portion of the frame than the second stop element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Bing-Ru Song, Yi-Ho Chen, Chia-Pin Hsu, Chih-Wei Weng, Shin-Hua Chen, Chien-Lun Huang, Chao-Chun Chang, Shou-Jen Liu, Kun-Shih Lin, Nai-Wen Hsu, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Shih-Ting Huang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Fu-Yuan Wu
  • Publication number: 20190373149
    Abstract: An optical element driving module is provided, including: a casing; a base, including at least one protrusion extending toward the casing, and the protrusion has a side surface, wherein the casing is fixed on the base; a holder for holding an optical element having an optical axis; a driving assembly disposed in the casing for moving the holder relative to the casing and the base; and a plurality of gluing elements disposed between the side surface and the casing, wherein the side surface is parallel to the optical axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Shou-Jen LIU, Chia-Pin HSU, Shang-Yu HSU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Patent number: 10432834
    Abstract: A lens driving module is provided, configured to drive an optical lens to move, including a holder, a casing, a base, an electromagnetic driving assembly and a glue. The optical lens is disposed in a receiving space of the holder. The holder is disposed between the casing and the base. The casing has a plastic material. The electromagnetic driving assembly for moving the holder is disposed between the holder and the casing. The base has a plurality of protrusions extending toward the casing, and each of the protrusions has a side surface. The glue is disposed between the side surfaces and the casing, wherein the side surfaces are parallel to the central axis of the optical lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Shou-Jen Liu, Chia-Pin Hsu, Shang-Yu Hsu, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Patent number: 10416533
    Abstract: A lens driving mechanism is provided for moving a lens unit along a light axis, including a frame, a base, a lens holder, and a driving assembly. The frame has plastic material and forms an opening. The base is in contact with and fixed to the frame, wherein a space is formed between the base and the frame. The lens holder is movably disposed in the space for holding the lens unit, wherein an external light enters the space through the opening to the lens unit. The driving assembly is disposed in the space and is connected to the lens holder and the frame, to impel the lens unit to move along the light axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Shang-Yu Hsu, Shou-Jen Liu, Chia-Pin Hsu
  • Publication number: 20190018222
    Abstract: An optical system includes a fixed module, a movable module and a driving assembly. The movable module moves relative to the fixed module, and the movable module includes a lens unit which includes a first lens, a second lens, a first side wall and a second side wall. The first side wall has a first surface, which directly contacts the second lens, and the second side wall directly contacts the first lens. A portion of the driving assembly is directly disposed on the lens unit, configured to drive the lens unit to move along an optical axis of the first lens. The first side wall further has a second surface opposite to the first surface, and the second surface directly contacts the portion of the driving assembly. The thickness of the first side wall is different from the thickness of the second side wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventors: Chih-Wei WENG, Chia-Pin HSU, Shao-Kuang HUANG, Kun-Shih LIN, Shou-Jen LIU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190011665
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for driving an optical element is provided, including a housing, a holder movably disposed in the housing for receiving the optical element, a driving assembly, and a base. The housing has plastic material and a first joining structure. The driving assembly is disposed in the housing for driving the holder and the optical element to move relative to the housing. The base has a second joining structure. The first and second joining structures extend along the optical axis of the optical element, wherein the second joining structure forms a connection surface facing the optical axis and connected to the first joining structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Chien-Lun HUANG, Shou-Jen LIU, Chia-Pin HSU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180372988
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a case, a holder and a driving module. The holder is disposed in the case for holding an optical member. The driving module is disposed in the case for driving the holder. The case is substantially quadrilateral and includes a first side and a second side. The driving module includes a first magnetic driving component winding on a periphery of the holder. The first magnetic driving component includes a first segment and a second segment that are respectively substantially parallel to the first side and the second side. The distance between the first segment and the first side is different from the distance between the second segment and the second side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Bing-Ru SONG, Yi-Ho CHEN, Chia-Pin HSU, Chih-Wei WENG, Shin-Hua CHEN, Chien-Lun HUANG, Chao-Chun CHANG, Shou-Jen LIU, Kun-Shih LIN, Nai-Wen HSU, Yu-Cheng LIN, Shang-Yu HSU, Yu-Huai LIAO, Yi-Hsin NIEH, Shih-Ting HUANG, Kuo-Chun KAO, Fu-Yuan WU
  • Publication number: 20180335603
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for moving an optical element is provided, including a housing, a frame, a holder, and a driving assembly. The frame is fixed to the housing and forms a depressed surface adjacent to the housing. Specifically, the depressed surface faces the housing and is not in contact with the housing. The holder is movably disposed in the housing for holding the optical element. The drive assembly is disposed in the housing to drive the holder and the optical element to move relative to the frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Chao-Chung HU, Bing-Ru SONG, Yi-Ho CHEN, Chia-Pin HSU, Chih-Wei WENG, Shin-Hua CHEN, Chien-Lun HUANG, Chao-Chun CHANG, Shou-Jen LIU, Kun-Shih LIN, Nai-Wen HSU, Yu-Cheng LIN, Shang-Yu HSU, Yu-Huai LIAO, Yi-Hsin NIEH, Shih-Ting HUANG, Kuo-Chun KAO, Fu-Yuan WU
  • Publication number: 20180338069
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a housing, a hollow frame, a holder, and a driving assembly. The frame is fixed to the housing and has a stop surface. The holder is movably disposed in the housing for holding the optical element. The driving assembly is disposed in the housing to drive the holder and the optical element moving along the optical axis of the optical element relative to the frame. Specifically, the stop surface is parallel to the optical axis to contact the holder and restrict the holder in a limit position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Bing-Ru SONG, Yi-Ho CHEN, Chia-Pin HSU, Chih-Wei WENG, Shin-Hua CHEN, Chien-Lun HUANG, Chao-Chun CHANG, Shou-Jen LIU, Kun-Shih LIN, Nai-Wen HSU, Yu-Cheng LIN, Shang-Yu HSU, Yu-Huai LIAO, Yi-Hsin NIEH, Shih-Ting HUANG, Kuo-Chun KAO, Fu-Yuan WU
  • Patent number: D891504
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan Wu, Kun-Shih Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yi-Ho Chen, Shih-Ting Huang, Shou-Jen Liu, Chien-Lun Huang, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Chen-Chi Kuo, Chia-Pin Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Shin-Hua Chen, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shao-Chung Chang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Chia-Hsiu Liu, Chao-Chun Chang, Yuan-Shih Liao
  • Patent number: D902981
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan Wu, Kun-Shih Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yi-Ho Chen, Shih-Ting Huang, Shou-Jen Liu, Chien-Lun Huang, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Chen-Chi Kuo, Chia-Pin Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Shin-Hua Chen, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shao-Chung Chang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Chia-Hsiu Liu, Chao-Chun Chang, Yuan-Shih Liao
  • Patent number: D902982
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan Wu, Kun-Shih Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yi-Ho Chen, Shih-Ting Huang, Shou-Jen Liu, Chien-Lun Huang, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Chen-Chi Kuo, Chia-Pin Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Shin-Hua Chen, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shao-Chung Chang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Chia-Hsiu Liu, Chao-Chun Chang, Yuan-Shih Liao
  • Patent number: D908775
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan Wu, Kun-Shih Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yi-Ho Chen, Shih-Ting Huang, Shou-Jen Liu, Chien-Lun Huang, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Chen-Chi Kuo, Chia-Pin Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Shin-Hua Chen, Yu-Cheng Lin, Shao-Chung Chang, Kuo-Chun Kao, Chia-Hsiu Liu, Chao-Chun Chang, Yuan-Shih Liao