Patents by Inventor Chih-Han Chao

Chih-Han Chao 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: 9537483
    Abstract: A touch panel including a first insulation substrate, a first conductive film, a first insulation film, first conductive wires, a second insulation substrate, a second conductive film, and second conductive wires is provided. The first conductive film is disposed on the first insulation substrate and the first insulation layer covers a portion of a periphery of the first conductive film so that the first conductive film has an exposed region. The first conductive wires are disposed on the periphery of the first conductive film and each of the first conductive wires includes an electrode segment and an extending segment. The electrode segment is electrically connected with the first conductive film and the extending segment is electrically isolated from the first conductive film. The second conductive film is disposed on the second insulation substrate. The second conductive wires are disposed on the periphery of the second conductive film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: INNOLUX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Po-Shan Huang, Chih-Han Chao, Po-Sheng Shih, Jia-Shyong Cheng
  • Publication number: 20150309620
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a touch panel. The touch panel includes a conductive layer including a number of first electrodes, a number of second electrodes and a number of conductive wires. Each first electrode and second electrode is electrically connected to one conductive wire. Each first electrode includes at least one first bus bar extending along a Y direction, and each second electrode includes at least one second bus bar extending along the Y direction. The first bus bars and the second bus bars are alternately arranged along a X direction. The touch panel further includes a first offset electrode adjacent to an edge of the conductive layer, spaced from the outermost first bus bar, and electrically connected to one of the second bus bars that is adjacent to the outermost first bus bar. The first offset electrode includes a third bus bar extending along the Y direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Publication date: October 29, 2015
    Inventors: PO-SHENG SHIH, CHIH-HAN CHAO, CHIEN-YUNG CHENG, LYAN-YAN CHEN, HAN-CHUNG CHEN, CHI-JEN HUANG
  • Publication number: 20150145810
    Abstract: A hybrid touch panel is provided. The touch panel includes a sensing module and a control module. The sensing module is composed of a first conductive layer and a second conductive layer. The first conductive layer includes a number of first electrodes spaced from each other. The second conductive layer includes a number of second electrodes spaced from each other. The control module is used to drive and detect the sensing module. The control module includes a switching circuit. The sensing module is capable of being switched between an electromagnetic sensing module and a capacitive sensing module via the switching circuit. The switching circuit is capable of connecting each two of the plurality of first electrodes and each two of the second electrodes to form a number of closed transverse sensing coils and a number of closed vertical sensing coils.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2014
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventors: PO-SHENG SHIH, CHIH-HAN CHAO
  • Patent number: 8982085
    Abstract: A touch panel includes an insulated substrate including a planar part and a folded part extending from the planar part; a transparent conductive layer located on the planar part and the folded part; a plurality of planar electrodes located on the planar part and electrically connected to the transparent conductive layer; and at least one side electrode located on the folded part and electrically connected to the transparent conductive layer on the folded part. The planar electrodes, the transparent conductive layer and the planar part are formed into a planar touch module configured to detect a planar input signal resulted from the planar part. The at least one side electrode the folded part and the transparent conductive layer on the folded part are formed into a side touch module configured to sense a side input signal resulted from at least one virtual key corresponding the at least one side electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Tianjin Funayuanchuang Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Po-Sheng Shih, Chih-Han Chao, Chih-Chieh Chang, Jia-Shyong Cheng
  • Publication number: 20150070298
    Abstract: A touch panel includes a substrate with a surface and a patterned transparent conductive layer located on the surface of the substrate. The patterned transparent conductive layer includes a plurality of pairs of sensor electrodes arranged adjacent to each other in an X direction. Each of the plurality of pairs of sensor electrodes includes a first electrode and a second electrode opposite to the first electrode. A pattern of the first electrode and the second electrode is designed as a right triangle shape or a right angled trapezoid shape. One side of the right triangle shape or the right angled trapezoid shape parallel to a Y direction extends in a plurality of zigzag shapes, wherein the X direction is perpendicular to the Y direction. The present invention also relates to a liquid crystal display device including the touch panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Applicant: TIANJIN FUNAYUANCHUANG TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: PO-SHENG SHIH, CHIH-HAN CHAO, HAN-CHUNG CHEN
  • Publication number: 20150062068
    Abstract: A sensing method based on a capacitive touch panel is provided. The capacitive touch panel includes a touch sensor, a pressure sensor, and a deformable insulating layer disposed between the touch sensor and the pressure sensor to form a gap between the touch sensor and the pressure sensor. In the sensing method, at least one touch position is located using the touch sensor. Pressure information is sensed based on a number of self-capacitance variation values detected from the pressure sensor. The self-capacitance variation values are generated by a deformation of the deformable insulating layer under an external force.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: TIANJIN FUNAYUANCHUANG TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: PO-SHENG SHIH, CHIEN-YUNG CHENG, CHIH-HAN CHAO, JIA-SHYONG CHENG
  • Publication number: 20150062065
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a touch sensitive device. The touch sensitive device includes a touch module, a display module, and a second conductive layer. The touch module, the display module and second transparent conductive layer are stacked together. The display modules a first conductive layer. The second transparent conductive layer is spaced from the first conductive layer and located on a side of the display module away from the touch module. A distance between the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer is changeable under a pressure. The first conductive layer and the second conductive layer function as a touch pressure sensing unit together.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: TIANJIN FUNAYUANCHUANG TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Po-Sheng SHIH, Chien-Yung CHENG, Chih-Han CHAO, Jia-Shyong CHENG
  • Publication number: 20150062071
    Abstract: A method for detecting a touch point of a touch panel is disclosed. A first driving signal is applied to a first conductive layer or a second conductive layer to obtain a capacitance variety ?C1 of a first capacitance value between the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer. A second driving signal is applied to a second conductive layer or a third conductive layer to obtain a capacitance variety ?C2 of a second capacitance value between the second conductive layer and the third conductive layer. If ?C2 is greater than a threshold value C0, outputting a three-dimensional coordinate of the touch point; if ?C2 is less than or equal to the threshold value C0, outputting a two-dimensional coordinate of the touch point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: TIANJIN FUNAYUANCHUANG TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: PO-SHENG SHIH, CHIEN-YUNG CHENG, CHIH-HAN CHAO, JIA-SHYONG CHENG
  • Publication number: 20150062079
    Abstract: A method of locating a touch point and touch pressure on a touch device includes following steps. A number of first values C1 are obtained by driving and sensing a number of driving and sensing electrodes one by one, wherein the driving and sensing electrodes which are not sensed are grounded. A number of second values C2 are obtained by driving and sensing the number of driving and sensing electrodes one by one again, and the driving and sensing electrodes which are not sensed are grounded. Whether there is touch pressure on the touch device is determined by comparing the first value C1 and the second value C2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventors: PO-SHENG SHIH, CHIEN-YUNG CHENG, CHIH-HAN CHAO, JIA-SHYONG CHENG
  • Publication number: 20150062066
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a touch sensitive device. The touch sensitive device includes a touch module, a display module, and a second conductive layer. The touch module is a super-thin touch panel including a first transparent conductive layer, a protection layer, and a plurality of electrodes. The second transparent conductive layer is located between the display module and the touch module. The second transparent conductive layer is spaced from the first transparent conductive layer. A distance between the first transparent conductive layer and the second transparent conductive layer is changeable under a pressure. The first transparent conductive layer and the second transparent conductive layer function as a touch pressure sensing unit together.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: TIANJIN FUNAYUANCHUANG TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: PO-SHENG SHIH, CHIEN-YUNG CHENG, CHIH-HAN CHAO, JIA-SHYONG CHENG
  • Publication number: 20150062072
    Abstract: A method for detecting a touch point of a touch panel is disclosed. A first driving signal is applied to a first conductive layer or a second conductive layer to obtain a capacitance variety ?C1 of a first capacitance value between the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer. A second driving signal is applied to a second conductive layer or a third conductive layer to obtain a capacitance variety ?C2 of a second capacitance value between the second conductive layer and the third conductive layer. If ?C2 is greater than a threshold value C0, outputting a three-dimensional coordinate of the touch point; if ?C2 is less than or equal to the threshold value C0, outputting a two-dimensional coordinate of the touch point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: TIANJIN FUNAYUANCHUANG TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: PO-SHENG SHIH, CHIEN-YUNG CHENG, CHIH-HAN CHAO, JIA-SHYONG CHENG
  • Publication number: 20150062452
    Abstract: A touch panel is disclosed. The touch panel comprises a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate spaced from first electrode plate. The first electrode plate comprises a first conductive layer and a second conductive layer opposite to the first conductive layer. The first conductive layer and the second conductive layer form a two-dimensional coordinate touching module. The second electrode plate comprises a third conductive layer. A distance between the second conductive layer and the third conductive layer is deformable. The second conductive layer and the third conductive layer form a third-dimensional coordinate touching module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: TIANJIN FUNAYUANCHUANG TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: PO-SHENG SHIH, CHIEN-YUNG CHENG, CHIH-HAN CHAO, JIA-SHYONG CHENG
  • Publication number: 20150062064
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a touch sensitive device. The touch sensitive device includes a touch module, a display module. The touch module and the display module are stacked together. The touch module includes a first transparent conductive layer and the display module includes a second transparent conductive layer. A distance between the first transparent conductive layer and the second transparent conductive layer is changeable under a pressure. The first transparent conductive layer and the second transparent conductive layer function as a touch pressure sensing unit together.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: TIANJIN FUNAYUANCHUANG TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: PO-SHENG SHIH, CHIEN-YUNG CHENG, CHIH-HAN CHAO, JIA-SHYONG CHENG
  • Patent number: 8968506
    Abstract: This disclosure is related to a method for making a touch panel. The method includes following steps. A substrate having a surface is provided, wherein the surface defining a touch-view area and a trace area. A first mask layer is supplied to cover the trace area. An adhesive layer is applied on the touch-view area. A carbon nanotube film is placed on the adhesive layer and the first mask layer. The adhesive layer is solidified. The first mask layer and part of the carbon nanotube film on the trace area are removed to expose the trace area. An electrode and a conductive trace are formed on the trace area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: Shih Hua Technology Ltd.
    Inventors: Chun-Yi Hu, Yi-Lin Chang, Chih-Han Chao, Po-Sheng Shih
  • Publication number: 20150041050
    Abstract: A method of making a curved touch module with curved surface includes following steps. A first substrate with a first surface is provided. A carbon nanotube composite structure is formed by locating a carbon nanotube conductive layer on the first surface. The carbon nanotube composite structure is curved by applying pressure onto the carbon nanotube composite structure, wherein the first surface forms a curved surface, and the carbon nanotube conductive layer is attached on the curved surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: HAN-CHUNG CHEN, CHIH-HAN CHAO, PO-SHENG SHIH
  • Publication number: 20150041049
    Abstract: A method of making a curved touch module with curved surface includes following steps. A first substrate with a curved surface is provided. A carbon nanotube composite structure is formed by locating a carbon nanotube conductive layer on a second substrate surface. The carbon nanotube composite structure is suspended above the first substrate, wherein the carbon nanotube conductive layer faces the curved surface. The carbon nanotube composite structure is curved by applying gas pressure onto the carbon nanotube composite structure, wherein the carbon nanotube composite structure is attached on the curved surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: HAN-CHUNG CHEN, CHIH-HAN CHAO, PO-SHENG SHIH
  • Publication number: 20150035642
    Abstract: A touch panel including a first insulation substrate, a first conductive film, a first insulation film, first conductive wires, a second insulation substrate, a second conductive film, and second conductive wires is provided. The first conductive film is disposed on the first insulation substrate and the first insulation layer covers a portion of a periphery of the first conductive film so that the first conductive film has an exposed region. The first conductive wires are disposed on the periphery of the first conductive film and each of the first conductive wires includes an electrode segment and an extending segment. The electrode segment is electrically connected with the first conductive film and the extending segment is electrically isolated from the first conductive film. The second conductive film is disposed on the second insulation substrate. The second conductive wires are disposed on the periphery of the second conductive film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventors: PO-SHAN HUANG, CHIH-HAN CHAO, PO-SHENG SHIH, JIA-SHYONG CHENG
  • Publication number: 20140354902
    Abstract: A touch panel includes an insulated substrate including a planar part and a folded part extending from the planar part; a transparent conductive layer located on the planar part and the folded part; a plurality of planar electrodes located on the planar part and electrically connected to the transparent conductive layer; and at least one side electrode located on the folded part and electrically connected to the transparent conductive layer on the folded part. The planar electrodes, the transparent conductive layer and the planar part are formed into a planar touch module configured to detect a planar input signal resulted from the planar part. The at least one side electrode the folded part and the transparent conductive layer on the folded part are formed into a side touch module configured to sense a side input signal resulted from at least one virtual key corresponding the at least one side electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2013
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: TIANJIN FUNAYUANCHUANG TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: PO-SHENG SHIH, CHIH-HAN CHAO, CHIH-CHIEH CHANG, JIA-SHYONG CHENG
  • Publication number: 20140353020
    Abstract: A touch panel defines a touch region and a routing region. The touch panel includes a substrate, a transparent conductive layer, at least one electrode and at least one lead wire. The substrate has a surface and includes a planar part and a folded part extending from the planar part. The transparent conductive layer is located on the surface of the substrate. At least a first part of the transparent conductive layer is located on the planar part and located in the touch region. The at least one electrode is electrically connected to the conductive layer. The at least one lead wire is electrically connected to the at least one electrode in a one-to-one manner. At least part of the at least one lead wire is located on the folded part. The folded part is located in at least part of the routing region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2013
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Inventors: CHIH-HAN CHAO, PO-SHENG SHIH, JIA-SHYONG CHENG
  • Publication number: 20140340590
    Abstract: A touch panel includes a substrate, a first conductive layer and a second conductive layer. The substrate includes a first surface and a second surface opposite with the first surface. The first conductive layer is located on the first surface and includes a plurality of first conductive films located apart from each other. The second conductive layer is located on the second surface and includes a carbon nanotube layer structure. A resistivity of the carbon nanotube layer structure along the first direction is larger than a resistivity of the carbon nanotube layer structure along a second direction perpendicular with the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2013
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: TIANJIN FUNAYUANCHUANG TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: PO-SHENG SHIH, YU-JU HSU, CHIH-HAN CHAO, HSUAN-LIN PAN, JIA-SHYONG CHENG