Patents by Inventor Chiang-Wen Lai

Chiang-Wen 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).

  • Patent number: 10575254
    Abstract: A wireless signal transceiver device including an RF transceiver, a microcontroller, and a wake-up module is disclosed. Wherein, the microcontroller is electrically connected to the RF transceiver, and the wake-up module is electrically connected to the microcontroller. The power-saving control method for the wireless signal transceiver device includes making the RF transceiver to operate in the first sleeping mode, waiting to receive an RF wires signal, and determining whether there is a triggering signal included in the RF wireless signal or not; if not, returning to step B, and if yes, sending out a wake-up signal to the microcontroller according to the triggering signal so as to enable the microcontroller to control the RF transceiver to change from the first sleeping mode to the first operation mode. Whereby, it is favorable to prevent the RF transceiver from consuming electric power continuously so as to save power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: GRAND MATE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chung-Chin Huang, Chin-Ying Huang, Hsin-Ming Huang, Hsing-Hsiung Huang, Yen-Jen Yeh, Chiang-Wen Lai
  • Patent number: 10530463
    Abstract: A method of extending RF signals in a wireless control system which includes a first electronic device, a second electronic device, and an RF signal extender. RF signal coverage areas of the electronic devices partially overlap, and each of the electronic devices is out of the RF signal coverage area of the other one. The RF signal extender is in an overlapping area between the RF signal coverage areas, and the electronic devices are in an RF signal coverage area of the RF signal extender. The method includes the steps of: receiving an RF signal with the RF signal extender; analyzing the received RF signal to retrieve the data carried therein; and compiling the data into an RF signal for transmission if the retrieved data follows an RF communication protocol of the wireless control system. Whereby, a total RF signal coverage area can be expanded, and interferences can be reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: GRAND MATE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chung-Chin Huang, Chin-Ying Huang, Hsin-Ming Huang, Hsing-Hsiung Huang, Yen-Jen Yeh, Chiang-Wen Lai
  • Publication number: 20190149221
    Abstract: A method of extending RF signals in a wireless control system which includes a first electronic device, a second electronic device, and an RF signal extender. RF signal coverage areas of the electronic devices partially overlap, and each of the electronic devices is out of the RF signal coverage area of the other one. The RF signal extender is in an overlapping area between the RF signal coverage areas, and the electronic devices are in an RF signal coverage area of the RF signal extender. The method includes the steps of: receiving an RF signal with the RF signal extender; analyzing the received RF signal to retrieve the data carried therein; and compiling the data into an RF signal for transmission if the retrieved data follows an RF communication protocol of the wireless control system. Whereby, a total RF signal coverage area can be expanded, and interferences can be reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: GRAND MATE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: CHUNG-CHIN HUANG, CHIN-YING HUANG, HSIN-MING HUANG, HSING-HSIUNG HUANG, YEN-JEN YEH, CHIANG-WEN LAI
  • Publication number: 20180376421
    Abstract: A wireless signal transceiver device including an RF transceiver, a microcontroller, and a wake-up module is disclosed. Wherein, the microcontroller is electrically connected to the RF transceiver, and the wake-up module is electrically connected to the microcontroller. The power-saving control method for the wireless signal transceiver device includes making the RF transceiver to operate in the first sleeping mode, waiting to receive an RF wires signal, and determining whether there is a triggering signal included in the RF wireless signal or not; if not, returning to step B, and if yes, sending out a wake-up signal to the microcontroller according to the triggering signal so as to enable the microcontroller to control the RF transceiver to change from the first sleeping mode to the first operation mode. Whereby, it is favorable to prevent the RF transceiver from consuming electric power continuously so as to save power.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Applicant: GRAND MATE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: CHUNG-CHIN HUANG, CHIN-YING HUANG, HSIN-MING HUANG, HSING-HSIUNG HUANG, YEN-JEN YEH, CHIANG-WEN LAI
  • Publication number: 20180268776
    Abstract: A smart apparatus includes an action figure, a base, a control unit, a display device, a colored light emitting module, and a power supply module. The first wireless transmission module of the control unit wirelessly receives an execution signal and sends it to the first microprocessor to generate a first power signal, a second power signal or a display signal. The power control module controls the display device and the colored light emitting module according to strength levels of the first and second power signals, respectively, to brighten, darken or switch between multiple colors. The first microprocessor sends a data to the display device according to the display signal to display the data. A smart apparatus operating system which includes a smart electronic device is further provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Inventors: Chia-Yu WANG, Dai-Shin HO, Chiang-Wen LAI
  • Patent number: 9157823
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pressure gauge for measuring a pressure of a source. The pressure gauge includes a case, a flexible film, a magnetic device, a coil, a processor, and a screen. The case has a bore connecting the source. The coil is provided in the case. The flexible film is provided on an inner side of the case to cover the bore that the flexible film is expandable by the pressure of the source. The magnetic device is received in the case to be moved relative to the coil by the flexible film. The movement of the magnetic device causes the coil to generate an induced electromotive force, and the processor may find the gas pressure according to the induced electromotive force, and show it on the screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: GRAND MATE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chung-Chin Huang, Chin-Ying Huang, Hsin-Ming Huang, Hsing-Hsiung Huang, Kuan-Chou Lin, Yen-Jen Yen, Chiang-Wen Lai
  • Patent number: 8857277
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pressure detecting circuit, which is electrically connected to a coil to receive an induced electromotive force from the coil, including a movement detecting unit electrically connected to the coil to receive the induced electromotive force from the coil and find a distance of the movement of the magnetic device according to the induced electromotive force; and a converting unit electrically connected to the movement detecting unit to generate the voltage signal to indicate the distance. In addition, the present invention further provides a pressure gauge incorporated with the pressure detecting circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Grand Mate Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chung-Chin Huang, Chin-Ying Huang, Hsin-Ming Huang, Hsing-Hsiung Huang, Kuan-Chou Lin, Yen-Jen Yen, Chiang-Wen Lai
  • Publication number: 20130073225
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pressure gauge for measuring a pressure of a source. The pressure gauge includes a case, a flexible film, a magnetic device, a coil, a processor, and a screen. The case has a bore connecting the source. The coil is provided in the case. The flexible film is provided on an inner side of the case to cover the bore that the flexible film is expandable by the pressure of the source. The magnetic device is received in the case to be moved relative to the coil by the flexible film. The movement of the magnetic device causes the coil to generate an induced electromotive force, and the processor may find the gas pressure according to the induced electromotive force, and show it on the screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2011
    Publication date: March 21, 2013
    Applicant: GRAND MATE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chung-Chin Huang, Chin-Ying Huang, Hsin-Ming Huang, Hsing-Hsiung Huang, Kuan-Chou Lin, Yen-Jen Yen, Chiang-Wen Lai
  • Publication number: 20130061690
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pressure detecting circuit, which is electrically connected to a coil to receive an induced electromotive force from the coil, including a movement detecting unit electrically connected to the coil to receive the induced electromotive force from the coil and find a distance of the movement of the magnetic device according to the induced electromotive force; and a converting unit electrically connected to the movement detecting unit to generate the voltage signal to indicate the distance. In addition, the present invention further provides a pressure gauge incorporated with the pressure detecting circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2011
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Applicant: GRAND MATE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chung-Chin Huang, Chin-Ying Huang, Hsin-Ming Huang, Hsing-Hsiung Huang, Kuan-Chou Lin, Yen-Jen Yen, Chiang-Wen Lai
  • Patent number: 8129937
    Abstract: A driving device for driving a load and including a secondary cell, a fuel cell, and an energy management module. The energy management module is coupled to the secondary cell and the fuel cell and generates a first current or a second current to the load according to the voltage of the fuel cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2012
    Assignee: Nan Ya PCB Corp.
    Inventors: Yu-Chun Ko, Chiang-Wen Lai, Chien-Chih Hsu
  • Publication number: 20110318670
    Abstract: A fuel cell MEA with a border packaging structure. A catalyst coated membrane includes an anode catalyst layer, a cathode catalyst layer, and a proton exchange membrane disposed therebetween. An anode border packaging member is connected between the anode catalyst layer and an anode gas diffusion layer. A cathode border packaging member is connected between the cathode catalyst layer and a cathode gas diffusion layer and adheres to the anode border packaging member at outer edges of the catalyst coated membrane. The anode border packaging member and the cathode border packaging member respectively include two adhesive layers and a substrate layer formed therebetween. The anode border packaging member and the cathode border packaging member are respectively connected between the anode catalyst layer and the anode gas diffusion layer and between the cathode catalyst layer and the cathode gas diffusion layer by the adhesive layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2010
    Publication date: December 29, 2011
    Applicant: NAN YA PCB CORP.
    Inventors: Jyun-Yi Lai, Yu-Chih Lin, Jiun-Ming Chen, Chi-Yuan Chen, Chiang-Wen Lai, Kun-Fu Huang
  • Publication number: 20110129748
    Abstract: According to embodiments of the invention, an operational method of a fuel cell is provided. The method includes providing a fuel cell used to provide output power to a load, measuring an initial average voltage of the output power provided by the fuel cell, measuring a first average voltage of the output power after the output power has been provided to the load by the fuel cell for a first time interval, and stopping the fuel cell from providing output power to the load when a voltage difference between the initial average voltage and the first average voltage is more than a first allowable voltage difference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2010
    Publication date: June 2, 2011
    Applicant: NAN YA PCB CORP.
    Inventors: Wei-Kai Chang, Chien-Ping Yeh, Po-Shao Tung, Chiang-Wen Lai
  • Publication number: 20110117427
    Abstract: A battery. A electrode plate assembly is disposed in a casing and includes at least one current collection tab. At least one conductive primer is fit in the current collection tab of the electrode plate assembly and includes an inner threaded portion. At least one sealing cover is connected to the casing. At least one metal washer is disposed between the conductive primer and the sealing cover. At least one first insulation washer is fit on the sealing cover. At least one hollow conductive terminal is riveted to the first insulation washer and metal washer. At least one bolt is fastened to the inner threaded portion of the conductive primer via the hollow conductive terminal, first insulation washer, sealing cover, and metal washer and abuts the hollow conductive terminal. A laser welding treatment is applied between the bolt and the hollow conductive terminal, providing a sealing effect therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2009
    Publication date: May 19, 2011
    Applicant: NAN YA PCB CORP.
    Inventors: Chih-Yen Lin, Ping-Sung Hung, Yeong-Cherng Chiou, Chiang-Wen Lai
  • Publication number: 20110070526
    Abstract: A fuel cell includes a first mono-sided channel plate, at least one double-sided channel plate, a second mono-sided channel plate, a plurality of membrane electrode assemblies, and a plurality of rigid hydrophilic gaskets. The double-sided channel plate includes a first side channel and a second side channel. The membrane electrode assemblies are respectively disposed between the first mono-sided channel plate and the double-sided channel plate and between the double-sided channel plate and the second mono-sided channel plate. The rigid hydrophilic gaskets are respectively abutted between the first mono-sided channel plate and one of the membrane electrode assemblies, between one of the membrane electrode assemblies and the first side channel of the double-sided channel plate, between the second side channel of the double-sided channel plate and one of the membrane electrode assemblies, and between one of the membrane electrode assemblies and the second mono-sided channel plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2009
    Publication date: March 24, 2011
    Applicant: NAN YA PCB CORP.
    Inventors: Wei-Kai CHANG, Chi-Yang CHIU, Ching-Sen YANG, Chiang-Wen LAI
  • Publication number: 20110014531
    Abstract: A fuel cell system is provided. The fuel cell system includes a fuel tank, a fuel supply unit, a fuel cell stack, a liquefied recycling unit, a liquid level modulation unit, a sensing unit and a control unit. The fuel supply unit supplies a first fuel to the fuel tank. The fuel tank provides a second fuel to the fuel cell stack, and the fuel cell stack generates a first gas. The liquefied recycling unit liquefies the first gas, transforming the first gas into a recycled fluid. The liquid level modulation unit guides the recycled fluid into the fuel tank to maintain a stable fuel level of the second fuel in the fuel tank. The sensing unit senses a current signal provided by the fuel cell stack. The control unit calculates a current quantity according to the current signal to supply the first fuel to the fuel tank.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2009
    Publication date: January 20, 2011
    Applicant: NAN YA PCB CORP.
    Inventors: Chih-Yen Lin, Chien-Ping Yeh, Po-Shao Tung, Hsin-Chou Chen, Yu-Chun Ko, Chiang-Wen Lai
  • Patent number: 7855029
    Abstract: A fuel cell module includes an anode flow board, a cathode board, an intermediate adhesive layer, a membrane electrode assembly (MEA) including a membrane edge, and a leak-proof adhesive layer mounted on the membrane edge, thereby preventing contact between the intermediate adhesive layer and the membrane edge. The adhesive ability of the leak-proof adhesive layer to the membrane edge is higher than that of the intermediate adhesive layer to the membrane edge. Therefore, the methanol leakage from the membrane can be avoided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2010
    Assignee: Nan Ya Printed Circuit Board Corporation
    Inventors: Jiun-Ming Chen, Yu-Chih Lin, Chih-Yen Lin, Chiang-Wen Lai, Ching-Sen Yang
  • Publication number: 20100310971
    Abstract: The invention provides a fuel cell module. The fuel cell module includes a membrane electrode assembly, a flow field plate and a current collector. The current collector, disposed between the membrane electrode assembly and the flow field plate, includes a first surface, a second surface and a plurality of openings. The first surface faces the membrane electrode assembly. The second surface is opposite to the first surface and faces the flow field plate. Each of the openings has an inner wall, and an acute angle is formed between the inner wall and the first surface. Additionally, each opening has a first diameter level with the first surface and a second diameter level with the second surface, wherein the first diameter is smaller than the second diameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2009
    Publication date: December 9, 2010
    Applicant: NAN YA PCB CORP.
    Inventors: Wei-Kai Chang, Ming-Chou Tsai, Chi-Yang Chiu, Ching-Sen Yang, Chiang-Wen Lai
  • Publication number: 20100200084
    Abstract: A pressure control system in provided, including a pressure regulating valve, a throttle valve and a relief valve. The pressure regulating valve includes a valve body and a piston assembly. The valve body has a chamber, wherein the chamber has an inlet and an outlet. The piston assembly, movably disposed in the chamber, includes a first piston and a second piston. The first piston corresponds to the inlet and has a first contact surface. The second piston corresponds to the outlet and has a second contact surface. The first piston and the second piston move simultaneously, and the first contact surface is smaller than the second contact surface. The throttle valve, connected with the pressure regulating valve, is disposed at a side of the outlet of the valve body. The relief valve, connected with the pressure regulating valve, is disposed at a side of the inlet of the valve body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2009
    Publication date: August 12, 2010
    Applicant: NAN YA PCB CORP.
    Inventors: Chih-Yen Lin, Yu-Chun Ko, Chiang-Wen Lai
  • Publication number: 20100203426
    Abstract: A fuel cell is provided, including an integrated cathode/anode flow board, a first anode current collector, a first cathode current collector, a first membrane electrode assembly, a second anode current collector, a second cathode current collector, and a second membrane electrode assembly. The integrated cathode/anode flow board includes first cathode channels for air to flow through, and a plurality of first anode channels for a fuel to flow through. The first cathode channels and the first anode channels are disposed on opposite sides of the integrated cathode/anode flow board. The first anode current collector contacts the first anode channels. The first membrane electrode assembly is sandwiched between the first anode current collector and the first cathode current collector. The second anode current collector contacts the first cathode channels. The second membrane electrode assembly is sandwiched between the second anode current collector and the second cathode current collector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2009
    Publication date: August 12, 2010
    Applicant: NAN YA PCB CORP.
    Inventors: Chi-Yang Chiu, Ming-Chou Tsai, Ching-Sen Yang, Chiang-Wen Lai, Wei-Kai Chang
  • Publication number: 20100167104
    Abstract: A fuel cell includes a cathode board, a membrane electrode assembly, and an integrated anode flow board. The membrane electrode assembly contacts the cathode board. The integrated anode flow board includes an anode flow board and a current collector combined together. The current collector includes a raised portion abutting the membrane electrode assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2009
    Publication date: July 1, 2010
    Applicant: NAN YA PCB CORP.
    Inventors: Ming-Chou Tsai, Chi-Yang Chiu, Chiang-Wen Lai, Ching-Sen Yang, Wei-Kai Chang