Patents by Inventor Fu-Chang Tseng

Fu-Chang Tseng 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: 20200393642
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided and includes a fixed assembly, a movable assembly, a driving assembly and a stopping assembly. The fixed assembly has a main axis. The movable assembly is configured to connect an optical element, and the movable assembly is movable relative to the fixed assembly. The driving assembly is configured to drive the movable assembly to move relative to the fixed assembly. The stopping assembly is configured to limit the movement of the movable assembly relative to the fixed assembly within a range of motion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Liang-Ting HO, Chen-Er HSU, Yi-Liang CHAN, Fu-Lai TSENG, Fu-Yuan WU, Chen-Chi KUO, Ying-Jen WANG, Wei-Han HSIA, Yi-Hsin TSENG, Wen-Chang LIN, Chun-Chia LIAO, Shou-Jen LIU, Chao-Chun CHANG, Yi-Chieh LIN, Shang-Yu HSU, Yu-Huai LIAO, Shih-Wei HUNG, Sin-Hong LIN, Kun-Shih LIN, Yu-Cheng LIN, Wen-Yen HUANG, Wei-Jhe SHEN, Chih-Shiang WU, Sin-Jhong SONG, Che-Hsiang CHIU, Sheng-Chang LIN
  • Publication number: 20200251649
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a semiconductor structure, including an Nth metal layer, a bottom electrode over the Nth metal layer, a magnetic tunneling junction (MTJ) over the bottom electrode, a top electrode over the MTJ, and an (N+M)th metal layer over the Nth metal layer. N and M are positive integers. The (N+M)th metal layer surrounds a portion of a sidewall of the top electrode. A manufacturing method of forming the semiconductor structure is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Fu-Ting SUNG, Chung-Chiang MIN, Yuan-Tai TSENG, Chern-Yow HSU, Shih-Chang LIU
  • Patent number: 10720568
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a semiconductor structure, including an Nth metal layer, a bottom electrode over the Nth metal layer, a magnetic tunneling junction (MTJ) over the bottom electrode, a top electrode over the MTJ, and an (N+M)th metal layer over the Nth metal layer. N and M are positive integers. The (N+M)th metal layer surrounds a portion of a sidewall of the top electrode. A manufacturing method of forming the semiconductor structure is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Fu-Ting Sung, Chung-Chiang Min, Yuan-Tai Tseng, Chern-Yow Hsu, Shih-Chang Liu
  • Patent number: 10454021
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a semiconductor structure, including an Nth metal layer, a bottom electrode over the Nth metal layer, a magnetic tunneling junction (MTJ) over the bottom electrode, a top electrode over the MTJ, and an (N+M)th metal layer over the Nth metal layer. N and M are positive integers. The (N+M)th metal layer surrounds a portion of a sidewall of the top electrode. A manufacturing method of forming the semiconductor structure is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Fu-Ting Sung, Chung-Chiang Min, Yuan-Tai Tseng, Chern-Yow Hsu, Shih-Chang Liu
  • Patent number: 9883118
    Abstract: A method for an image capturing device is disclosed. The method includes capturing a first image and a second image; adjusting a first resolution of the first image to a second resolution of the second image; cropping a first image part corresponding to the second image in the first image via comparing feature points between the first image and the second image, for generating a third image; detecting non-ideal effects between the second image and the third image; compensating the non-ideal effects, for generating a first corrected image and a second corrected image; and calculating a depth information based on the first corrected image and the second corrected image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Hsin-Ti Chueh, Jing-Lung Wu, Fu-Chang Tseng, Wei-Chih Kuo
  • Publication number: 20160373648
    Abstract: Methods and systems for capturing frames based on device information are provided. First, device information is obtained from at least one component of an electronic device. A configuration for an image capture unit is adjusted according to the device information, to obtain at least one adjusted configuration. Then, at least one frame is captured via the image capture unit according to the at least one adjusted configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventors: Fu-Chang TSENG, Jing-Lung WU, Hsin-Ti CHUEH
  • Patent number: 9438785
    Abstract: An electronic device and a focus adjustment method thereof are provided. The electronic device and the focus adjustment method thereof pre-process the image frames captured to provide focus information of the image frames and adjust the focus according to the focus information. Therefore, as the subject followed or the current scene is out of focus in response to movement of the electronic device, the present invention can immediately obtain the change of focus via the focus information and effectively adjust the focus according to the focus information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fu-Chang Tseng, Chen-si Dai, Wan-Ju Tseng, Wei-Ting Liu, Jing-Lung Wu, Yu-Chun Peng, Hsin-Ti Chueh
  • Patent number: 9363446
    Abstract: An exposure control method and an image processing system are provided. The image processing system comprises: an image sensor module, configured to provide at least two types of source images in parallel, each type of the source images has different exposure setting; a pre-processing unit, configured to determine luminance distribution of the source images on block basis, perform a first exposure control according to the luminance distribution of the two types of source images, and generate output images according to the source images in RAW image domain, and a post-processing unit, configured to determine luminance distribution of the output images, and perform a second exposure control according to the luminance distribution of the output images in normal image domain; wherein exposure settings of the image sensor module is adjusted according to the first exposure control and the second exposure control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wen-Chun Feng, Ya-Wen Huang, Fu-Chang Tseng
  • Patent number: 9247141
    Abstract: The present invention discloses an image capture method comprises capturing a sequence of image frames; providing the sequence of image frames for preview along a first path and buffering the sequence of image frames into a buffer along a second path separately and concurrently; receiving an input command via an input interface unit; and in response to the input command, extracting a portion of the sequence of image frames from the buffer and encoding the portion of image frames along the second path; and storing the portion of encoded image frames in a memory unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Fu-Chang Tseng, Sung-Hao Lin, Li-Chun Hsu, Jeng-Yu Yeh, Jing-Lung Wu, Hsin-Ti Chueh
  • Publication number: 20150271468
    Abstract: A method for an image capturing device is disclosed. The method includes capturing a first image and a second image; adjusting a first resolution of the first image to a second resolution of the second image; cropping a first image part corresponding to the second image in the first image via comparing feature points between the first image and the second image, for generating a third image; detecting non-ideal effects between the second image and the third image; compensating the non-ideal effects, for generating a first corrected image and a second corrected image; and calculating a depth information based on the first corrected image and the second corrected image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2015
    Publication date: September 24, 2015
    Inventors: Hsin-Ti Chueh, Jing-Lung Wu, Fu-Chang Tseng, Wei-Chih Kuo
  • Patent number: 9104309
    Abstract: Patterns displayed on a touch screen are swapped in response to occurrence or movements of touch points on the touch screen. Therefore, when a user of the multi-touch device including the touch screen intends to swap patterns displayed on the touch screen, he or she is merely required to give a few simultaneous touches corresponding to the patterns on the touch screen or to simply move the patterns on the touch screen using simultaneous touches.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Fu-Chang Tseng, Jing-Lung Wu, Hsin-Ti Chueh
  • Patent number: 9049364
    Abstract: By determining using a linear adjustment, a directional adjustment, or a focus scan adjustment on a movable lens unit according to which range region the sharpness of a digital image or a region of interest of the digital image falls in, best focus control performance may be simply and rapidly fulfilled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2015
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Fu-Chang Tseng, Chen-Si Dai, Ying-Ru Lai, Hsin-Ti Chueh
  • Publication number: 20150139533
    Abstract: A depth processing method, an electronic device and a medium are provided. The depth processing method includes: obtaining a color image and a depth map corresponding to the color image; extracting a plurality of regions from at least one of the depth map and the color image; obtaining region information of the regions, and classifying the regions into at least one of a region-of-interest and a non-region-of-interest according to the region information, wherein the region information comprises area information and edge information; and adjusting a plurality of depth values in the depth map according to the region information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Jing-Lung Wu, Fu-Chang Tseng, Pol-Lin Tai, Hsin-Ti Chueh, Yu-Cheng Hsu, Cheng-Hsien Lin, Yi-Hsuan Feng, Wen-Hung Sun
  • Publication number: 20150116529
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes an camera set, an input source module, an auto-engine module and a post usage module. The camera set is configured for capturing image data relative to a scene. The input source module is configured for gathering information related to the image data. The auto-engine module is configured for determining at least one suitable photography effect from a plurality of candidate photography effects according to the information related to the image data. The post usage module is configured for processing the image data and applying the suitable photography effect to the image data after the image data are captured.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Jing-Lung WU, Hsin-Ti CHUEH, Fu-Chang TSENG, Pol-Lin TAI, Yu-Cheng HSU
  • Publication number: 20140347350
    Abstract: An image processing method for generating 3D images is disclosed. The image processing method comprises: capturing a first image of a first resolution and a second image of a second resolution, the first image and the second corresponding to a same scene; scaling the first image to a third image in the second resolution; analyzing the third image and the second image to determine an image offset between the third image and the second image; duplicating the first image; applying the image offset to the duplicated first image; and providing the first image and the duplicated first image for displaying on a 3D display unit; wherein the first resolution is higher than the second resolution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2013
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Fu-Chang Tseng, Jing-Lung Wu, Hsin-Ti Chueh
  • Publication number: 20140320418
    Abstract: Patterns displayed on a touch screen are swapped in response to occurrence or movements of touch points on the touch screen. Therefore, when a user of the multi-touch device including the touch screen intends to swap patterns displayed on the touch screen, he or she is merely required to give a few simultaneous touches corresponding to the patterns on the touch screen or to simply move the patterns on the touch screen using simultaneous touches.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2013
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Fu-Chang Tseng, Jing-Lung Wu, Hsin-Ti Chueh
  • Publication number: 20140307117
    Abstract: An exposure control method and an image processing system are provided. The image processing system comprises: an image sensor module, configured to provide at least two types of source images in parallel, each type of the source images has different exposure setting; a pre-processing unit, configured to determine luminance distribution of the source images on block basis, perform a first exposure control according to the luminance distribution of the two types of source images, and generate output images according to the source images in RAW image domain, and a post-processing unit, configured to determine luminance distribution of the output images, and perform a second exposure control according to the luminance distribution of the output images in normal image domain; wherein exposure settings of the image sensor module is adjusted according to the first exposure control and the second exposure control.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2014
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Applicant: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wen-Chun FENG, Ya-Weng HUANG, Fu-Chang TSENG
  • Publication number: 20140078343
    Abstract: An embodiment of a method for generating multiple still images and a video file in parallel is disclosed. A first series of images from an image sensor is provided to at least one buffer. A second series of images are captured in response to reception of a user input for performing a multi-capture operation. The process further provides the first series of images from the buffer for processing along at least two processing paths concurrently with the capturing of the second series of images. The two processing paths then process the second series of images, and the processed first series of images and second series of images are stored into a memory unit. At least one of the processing paths processes only a predetermined portion of the first series of images and the second series of images. Images processed by each of the two processing paths are stored, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Chen-Si DAI, Fu-Chang TSENG, Symon J. WHITEHORN, Jing-Lung WU, Hsin-Ti CHUEH
  • Publication number: 20130235252
    Abstract: An electronic device and a focus adjustment method thereof are provided. The electronic device and the focus adjustment method thereof pre-process the image frames captured to provide focus information of the image frames and adjust the focus according to the focus information. Therefore, as the subject followed or the current scene is out of focus in response to movement of the electronic device, the present invention can immediately obtain the change of focus via the focus information and effectively adjust the focus according to the focus information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2013
    Publication date: September 12, 2013
    Applicant: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fu-Chang Tseng, Chen-Si Dai, Wan-Ju Tseng, Wei-Ting Liu, Jing-Lung Wu, Yu-Chun Peng, Hsin-Ti Chueh