Patents by Inventor Han-Ming Chen

Han-Ming 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: 11362168
    Abstract: A display panel including sub pixels, a plurality of first and second scan lines, a plurality of first and second data lines, a plurality of first and second auxiliary lines and first conductive vias is provided. The sub pixels are arranged into first rows arranged in a first direction and second rows arranged in a second direction. The second rows are electrically connected to the first and second scan lines in alternation and are electrically connected to the first and second data lines in alternation. Each first auxiliary line includes a first portion electrically connected to a corresponding first scan line and a second portion spaced away from the first portion. The second auxiliary lines are respectively located between two adjacent first rows. Each second scan line is electrically connected to a corresponding first scan line through at least one second auxiliary line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Wang, Min-Tse Lee, Sheng-Yen Cheng, Yueh-Hung Chung, Han-Ming Chen, Ping-Wen Chen, Hung-Chia Liao, Ya-Ling Hsu, Chen-Hsien Liao
  • Publication number: 20210057508
    Abstract: A display panel including sub pixels, a plurality of first and second scan lines, a plurality of first and second data lines, a plurality of first and second auxiliary lines and first conductive vias is provided. The sub pixels are arranged into first rows arranged in a first direction and second rows arranged in a second direction. The second rows are electrically connected to the first and second scan lines in alternation and are electrically connected to the first and second data lines in alternation. Each first auxiliary line includes a first portion electrically connected to a corresponding first scan line and a second portion spaced away from the first portion. The second auxiliary lines are respectively located between two adjacent first rows. Each second scan line is electrically connected to a corresponding first scan line through at least one second auxiliary line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Wang, Min-Tse Lee, Sheng-Yen Cheng, Yueh-Hung Chung, Han-Ming Chen, Ping-Wen Chen, Hung-Chia Liao, Ya-Ling Hsu, Chen-Hsien Liao
  • Patent number: 10755661
    Abstract: A display panel has a display area and a non-display area surrounding the display area, and the display panel includes scan lines, data lines, pixel structures, at least one driving device, capacitor electrode lines, and compensation capacitors. Each pixel structure includes an active device, a pixel electrode, and a storage capacitor. The driving device is located in the non-display area and is electrically connected to the pixel structures. The capacitor electrode lines extend to the display area from the non-display area and are electrically connected to the storage capacitors of the pixel structures. The compensation capacitors are located in the non-display area and between the pixel structures and the driving device. Two ends of each of the compensation capacitor are electrically connected to one of the scan lines and one of the capacitor electrode lines, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Yueh-Hung Chung, Ya-Ling Hsu, Han-Ming Chen, Chen-Hsien Liao
  • Publication number: 20190287476
    Abstract: A display panel has a display area and a non-display area surrounding the display area, and the display panel includes scan lines, data lines, pixel structures, at least one driving device, capacitor electrode lines, and compensation capacitors. Each pixel structure includes an active device, a pixel electrode, and a storage capacitor. The driving device is located in the non-display area and is electrically connected to the pixel structures. The capacitor electrode lines extend to the display area from the non-display area and are electrically connected to the storage capacitors of the pixel structures. The compensation capacitors are located in the non-display area and between the pixel structures and the driving device. Two ends of each of the compensation capacitor are electrically connected to one of the scan lines and one of the capacitor electrode lines, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Yueh-Hung Chung, Ya-Ling Hsu, Han-Ming Chen, Chen-Hsien Liao
  • Patent number: 10354606
    Abstract: A display panel has a display area and a non-display area surrounding the display area, and the display panel includes scan lines, data lines, pixel structures, at least one driving device, capacitor electrode lines, and compensation capacitors. Each pixel structure includes an active device, a pixel electrode, and a storage capacitor. The driving device is located in the non-display area and is electrically connected to the pixel structures. The capacitor electrode lines extend to the display area from the non-display area and are electrically connected to the storage capacitors of the pixel structures. The compensation capacitors are located in the non-display area and between the pixel structures and the driving device. Two ends of each of the compensation capacitor are electrically connected to one of the scan lines and one of the capacitor electrode lines, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Yueh-Hung Chung, Ya-Ling Hsu, Han-Ming Chen, Chen-Hsien Liao
  • Patent number: 10332477
    Abstract: A display device includes a display array and a driving circuit. The display array includes at least one scan line. The driving circuit drives the display array and includes a timing controller and a gate driver. The timing controller controls a refresh rate of the display array at a first frequency or a second frequency, where the first frequency is higher substantially than the second frequency. The gate driver switches between supplying an enable voltage signal and a disable voltage signal to the scan line. Under the first or frequency, a corresponding first or second voltage difference exists between the enable voltage signal and the disable voltage signal. The first voltage difference is substantially greater than the second voltage difference, and the enable voltage signal has a same enable period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yueh-Hung Chung, Ya-Ling Hsu, Han-Ming Chen, Chen-Hsien Liao, Gang-Yi Lin, Wen-Chen Lo, Ming-Chang Shih, Hsueh-Ying Huang
  • Patent number: 9983706
    Abstract: The present invention provides a touch panel including a substrate, a patterned transparent conductive layer, and a color compensation layer. The patterned transparent conductive layer is disposed on the substrate, and includes a plurality of first sensing pads and a plurality of second sensing pads, and each first sensing pad and each sensing pad adjacent thereto have a first gap between them that exposing the substrate. The color compensation layer is disposed on the substrate in the first gap, and is not in contact with the patterned transparent conductive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: HannsTouch Solution Incorporated
    Inventors: Sian-Zong Liao, Yao-Chih Chuang, Han-Ming Chen, Jia-Ming Ye
  • Publication number: 20170229091
    Abstract: A display device includes a display array and a driving circuit. The display array includes at least one scan line. The driving circuit drives the display array and includes a timing controller and a gate driver. The timing controller controls a refresh rate of the display array at a first frequency or a second frequency, where the first frequency is higher substantially than the second frequency. The gate driver switches between supplying an enable voltage signal and a disable voltage signal to the scan line. Under the first or frequency, a corresponding first or second voltage difference exists between the enable voltage signal and the disable voltage signal. The first voltage difference is substantially greater than the second voltage difference, and the enable voltage signal has a same enable period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventors: Yueh-Hung CHUNG, Ya-Ling HSU, Han-Ming CHEN, Chen-Hsien LIAO, Gang-Yi LIN, Wen-Chen LO, Ming-Chang SHIH, Hsueh-Ying HUANG
  • Patent number: 9547398
    Abstract: A substrate with touch function includes a plurality of scan lines and at least a touch device disposed thereon. The touch device includes at least a power line, at least a readout line, a light sensing circuit and a voltage divider circuit. The power line and the readout line are disposed on the substrate. The light sensing circuit is electrically coupled to a (N+1)th of the power lines, an Nth of the scan lines and an Nth of the readout lines, wherein N is an integer. The voltage divider circuit has an output terminal and is configured to output a first voltage to the light sensing circuit through the output terminal thereof according to a degree of illumination thereon or a degree of capacitance change. A display using the aforementioned substrate is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Hsin-Yu Pan, Chung-Min Lien, Han-Ming Chen
  • Publication number: 20160335973
    Abstract: A display panel has a display area and a non-display area surrounding the display area, and the display panel includes scan lines, data lines, pixel structures, at least one driving device, capacitor electrode lines, and compensation capacitors. Each pixel structure includes an active device, a pixel electrode, and a storage capacitor. The driving device is located in the non-display area and is electrically connected to the pixel structures. The capacitor electrode lines extend to the display area from the non-display area and are electrically connected to the storage capacitors of the pixel structures. The compensation capacitors are located in the non-display area and between the pixel structures and the driving device. Two ends of each of the compensation capacitor are electrically connected to one of the scan lines and one of the capacitor electrode lines, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2016
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Inventors: Yueh-Hung Chung, Ya-Ling Hsu, Han-Ming Chen, Chen-Hsien Liao
  • Publication number: 20160170515
    Abstract: The present invention provides a touch panel including a substrate, a patterned transparent conductive layer, and a color compensation layer. The patterned transparent conductive layer is disposed on the substrate, and includes a plurality of first sensing pads and a plurality of second sensing pads, and each first sensing pad and each sensing pad adjacent thereto have a first gap between them that exposing the substrate. The color compensation layer is disposed on the substrate in the first gap, and is not in contact with the patterned transparent conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Inventors: Sian-Zong Liao, Yao-Chih Chuang, Han-Ming Chen, Jia-Ming Ye
  • Patent number: 9329709
    Abstract: A touch display device includes a transparent substrate, a light-blocking frame layer and a transparent protecting layer. The transparent substrate includes a frame area and a visual area. The light-blocking frame layer is disposed above the frame area of the transparent substrate. The transparent protecting layer is disposed above the transparent substrate and the light-blocking frame layer, and includes a gap having a projection on the transparent substrate, wherein the projection of the gap has one of conditions of at least partially overlapping the light-blocking frame layer and being located at a distance less than 2 millimeters from the light-blocking frame layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: HANNSTOUCH SOLUTION INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Yu-Wei Liu, Chuan-Hui Su, Pin-Yu Hsu, Yao-Chih Chuang, Han-Ming Chen, Sian-Zong Liao, Jia-Ming Ye
  • Patent number: 9298316
    Abstract: An optical touch display panel includes a plurality of resetting signal lines, a plurality of scanning signal lines, and a plurality of optical sensing touch units. Each optical sensing touch unit includes an optical sensing element and a storage capacitor. The optical sensing elements in a first direction are connected electrically to different scanning signal lines, and are configured to respectively receive a control signal. The optical sensing elements in a second direction includes a plurality of groups, and the optical sensing elements of each group are connected electrically to different resetting signal lines, so that each group receives a reset signal. Each optical sensing element outputs a charging signal corresponding to the reset signal to the storage capacitor according to the control signal, so as to reset a voltage of the storage capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corp.
    Inventors: Han-Ming Chen, Yueh-Hung Chung, Ya-Ling Hsu, Hsueh-Ying Huang
  • Patent number: 9215796
    Abstract: A touch panel has a substrate on which a first conductive layer, an insulating layer, a second conductive layer and a protective layer are formed in order. The second conductive layer and the first conductive layer form a touch-sensing area. The protective layer and the substrate have the same refractive index; and the first conductive layer, the insulating layer and the second conductive layer have the same refractive index so that the whole layered structure substantially has a symmetrical distribution of refractive indices, and leading to having optical characteristics of high transmittance and low reflectance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2015
    Assignee: HANNSTOUCH SOLUTION INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Yao Chih Chuang, Han Ming Chen, Jia Ming Ye, Ching Feng Tsai, Hui Shu Li
  • Patent number: 9170697
    Abstract: In a flat panel display, two direction sensing electrodes, respectively representing an X-axis sensor and a Y-axis sensor, are disposed on both sides of a substrate of a color filter of the flat panel display. One direction sensing electrode is disposed in the black matrix on one side of the substrate and the other direction sensing electrode is disposed on the other side of the substrate locating farther from the black matrix. The configuration provides a much thinner dimension for the flat panel display with touch function while the touch function is less interfered by the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignee: HannsTouch Solution Incorporated
    Inventors: Sian-Zong Liao, Han-Ming Chen
  • Publication number: 20150062076
    Abstract: A substrate with touch function includes a plurality of scan lines and at least a touch device disposed thereon. The touch device includes at least a power line, at least a readout line, a light sensing circuit and a voltage divider circuit. The power line and the readout line are disposed on the substrate. The light sensing circuit is electrically coupled to a (N+1)th of the power lines, an Nth of the scan lines and an Nth of the readout lines, wherein N is an integer. The voltage divider circuit has an output terminal and is configured to output a first voltage to the light sensing circuit through the output terminal thereof according to a degree of illumination thereon or a degree of capacitance change. A display using the aforementioned substrate is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventors: HSIN-YU PAN, CHUNG-MIN LIEN, HAN-MING CHEN
  • Publication number: 20150049047
    Abstract: In a flat panel display, two direction sensing electrodes, respectively representing an X-axis sensor and a Y-axis sensor, are disposed on both sides of a substrate of a color filter of the flat panel display. One direction sensing electrode is disposed in the black matrix on one side of the substrate and the other direction sensing electrode is disposed on the other side of the substrate locating farther from the black matrix. The configuration provides a much thinner dimension for the flat panel display with touch function while the touch function is less interfered by the display panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2014
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Applicant: HannsTouch Solution Incorporated
    Inventors: Sian-Zong Liao, Han-Ming Chen
  • Publication number: 20140182888
    Abstract: A touch panel has a substrate on which a first conductive layer, an insulating layer, a second conductive layer and a protective layer are formed in order. The second conductive layer and the first conductive layer form a touch-sensing area. The protective layer and the substrate have the same refractive index; and the first conductive layer, the insulating layer and the second conductive layer have the same refractive index so that the whole layered structure substantially has a symmetrical distribution of refractive indices, and leading to having optical characteristics of high transmittance and low reflectance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: HannsTouch Solution Incorporated
    Inventors: Yao Chih CHUANG, Han Ming CHEN, Jia Ming YE, Ching Feng TSAI, Hui Shu LI
  • Publication number: 20140152909
    Abstract: The present invention provides a touch panel including a substrate, a patterned transparent conductive layer, and a color compensation layer. The patterned transparent conductive layer is disposed on the substrate, and includes a plurality of first sensing pads and a plurality of second sensing pads, and each first sensing pad and each sensing pad adjacent thereto have a first gap between them that exposing the substrate. The color compensation layer is disposed on the substrate in the first gap, and is not in contact with the patterned transparent conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Applicant: HANNSTOUCH SOLUTION INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Sian-Zong Liao, Yao-Chih Chuang, Han-Ming Chen, Jia-Ming Ye
  • Publication number: 20140125632
    Abstract: An optical touch display panel includes a plurality of resetting signal lines, a plurality of scanning signal lines, and a plurality of optical sensing touch units. Each optical sensing touch unit includes an optical sensing element and a storage capacitor. The optical sensing elements in a first direction are connected electrically to different scanning signal lines, and are configured to respectively receive a control signal. The optical sensing elements in a second direction includes a plurality of groups, and the optical sensing elements of each group are connected electrically to different resetting signal lines, so that each group receives a reset signal. Each optical sensing element outputs a charging signal corresponding to the reset signal to the storage capacitor according to the control signal, so as to reset a voltage of the storage capacitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2013
    Publication date: May 8, 2014
    Applicant: AU OPTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Han-Ming Chen, Yueh-Hung Chung, Ya-Ling Hsu, Hsueh-Ying Huang