Patents by Inventor Hsin-Nan Lin

Hsin-Nan Lin 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: 20180039336
    Abstract: An input device, a mouse using the same and a method using the same are provided. The input device capable of avoiding error action of a switch includes a first g diode, a second diode and a switch. The second diode is electrically connected to the first diode. The switch is electrically connected to between the first diode and the second diode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Applicants: BenQ CO., LTD., BENQ CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hsin-Nan Lin
  • Patent number: 9858850
    Abstract: An image adjusting method and a related display are applied to automatically adjust luminance of an image according to analyze of a gray level histogram of the image. The image adjusting method includes generating the gray level histogram of the image, dividing the gray level histogram into at least one first zone and one second zone, comparing a total amount of pixels in the first zone with a threshold, and utilizing a modification function to adjust luminance of each pixel within the first zone according to a comparison result. A grey level of the first zone is greater than a grey level of the second zone. Luminance of the first zone is decreased by the modification function while the total amount of pixels in the first zone is greater than the threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: BenQ Corporation
    Inventor: Hsin-Nan Lin
  • Publication number: 20170367477
    Abstract: A multimedia operation system includes a display, a display driver, a desk, a display control panel, an input/output interface driver, and an application processor. The display driver drives the display to display images. The display control panel is disposed in the desk, and outputs an initiation signal according to a user's operation. The input/output interface driver receives the initiation signal and outputs a menu activation signal according to the initiation signal. The application processor executes an application to generate multimedia data, controls the display driver to drive the display for displaying application images of the multimedia data, and controls the display driver to drive the display for displaying a menu image when receiving the menu activation signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventor: Hsin-Nan Lin
  • Patent number: 9805664
    Abstract: An image adjusting method is applied to a display with an ambient light sensor. The image adjusting method includes utilizing the ambient light sensor to detect surrounding illumination of the display, adjusting backlight brightness of the display according to the surrounding illumination, adjusting intensity of pixels with specific gray-scale values on the display via a first amending function, and adjusting intensity of other pixels excluding the foresaid pixels having the specific gray-scale values on the display via a second amending function. The first amending function is varied according to the surrounding illumination, and the second amending function is not varied according to the surrounding illumination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: BenQ Corporation
    Inventor: Hsin-Nan Lin
  • Publication number: 20170309187
    Abstract: A vehicle platoon system comprises a trajectory module, an operation module and a control module. The trajectory module obtains and records a first data from a driving condition of the leading vehicle to establish a movement trajectory. The operation module obtains a second data and receives the first data to enable the following vehicle to move along or on the movement trajectory and carry out the driving condition of the leading vehicle. The control module measures an interval distance between the leading vehicle and the following vehicle to adjust a speed of at least one of the leading vehicle and the following vehicle so as to maintain the interval distance within a predetermined range. A vehicle platooning method is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Inventor: Hsin-Nan LIN
  • Publication number: 20170213507
    Abstract: An image adjusting method is applied to a display with an ambient light sensor. The image adjusting method includes utilizing the ambient light sensor to detect surrounding illumination of the display, adjusting backlight brightness of the display according to the surrounding illumination, adjusting intensity of pixels with specific gray-scale values on the display via a first amending function, and adjusting intensity of other pixels excluding the foresaid pixels having the specific gray-scale values on the display via a second amending function. The first amending function is varied according to the surrounding illumination, and the second amending function is not varied according to the surrounding illumination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2016
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Inventor: Hsin-Nan Lin
  • Publication number: 20170200430
    Abstract: An image adjusting method capable of executing optimal adjustment according to environmental variation is applied to a related display. The image adjusting method includes generating a gray level histogram of an image, calculating a pixel amount of a boundary zone on the gray level histogram, comparing the pixel amount with a threshold, and utilizing an amending function to adjust the pixel intensity of the boundary zone while the pixel amount is greater than the threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Publication date: July 13, 2017
    Inventor: Hsin-Nan Lin
  • Publication number: 20170025073
    Abstract: A displaying method for a displaying apparatus having a liquid crystal display panel for displaying images thereon is used for displaying images in accordance with a periodic time sequence. The periodic time sequence includes a plurality of scanning time periods and a plurality of vertical blanking intervals. The scanning time periods and the vertical blanking intervals are staggered. The displaying method includes the steps of: providing a substantially identical frame image data by a control module of the displaying apparatus to the liquid crystal display panel for each scanning time period; and providing a back light by a backlight module of the displaying apparatus to the liquid crystal display panel after an end point of the first one of the scanning time periods. Therein, the back light has a light intensity. Further, the light intensity can be designed to be adjustable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Inventor: Hsin-Nan Lin
  • Publication number: 20160180491
    Abstract: A display system has a first system and a second system. The first system generates a first notification signal to a graphic card when the first system is selected to process an image. A second memory module of the second system is disabled by controlling the second system. When the graphic card receives the first notification signal, the graphic card reads first display data from the first memory module. The graphic card displays the image on a display device according to the first display data of the first memory module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2015
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Inventor: Hsin-Nan Lin
  • Publication number: 20160042680
    Abstract: An image adjusting method and a related display are applied to automatically adjust illumination of an image according to analyze of a gray level histogram of the image. The image adjusting method includes generating the gray level histogram of the image, dividing the gray level histogram into at least one first zone and one second zone, comparing a pixel amount of the first zone with a threshold, and utilizing a modification function to adjust illumination of each pixel within the first zone according to a comparison result. A grey level of the first zone is greater than a grey level of the second zone. Illumination of the first zone is decreased by the modification function while the pixel amount of the first zone is greater than the threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventor: Hsin-Nan Lin
  • Patent number: 9251674
    Abstract: A human machine interface includes a display screen coupled to a processing device. The display screen is disposed on a case and displays an image frame. In the processing unit, a comparing module compares a first trigger signal stored in a storage unit with a monitored signal transmitted from a signal source. A notification signal is generated when the first trigger signal is detected appearing in the monitored signal. A control module receives the notification signal and generates a first alert signal to display in the image frame or on the case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: BenQ Corporation
    Inventors: Hsin-Nan Lin, Tzu-Pang Chiang, Kuo-Chun Lee
  • Patent number: 9152636
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a content protection system in a storage medium and the method of the same. The storage medium includes a flash disk, a memory card, a hard disk, a CDR, or a MO. In one aspect of the present invention, the content protection system in a storage medium includes a database; a partitioning module coupled to the database to partition the storage medium; and a link table managing module coupled to the database to establish and manage a link table of a file to be stored in the storage medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: LEADCOM TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chien-Chung Tseng, Hsiang-Wen Shih, Wang-Ju Lee, Hsin-Nan Lin
  • Publication number: 20140022087
    Abstract: A human machine interface includes a display screen coupled to a processing device. The display screen is disposed on a case and displays an image frame. In the processing unit, a comparing module compares a first trigger signal stored in a storage unit with a monitored signal transmitted from a signal source. A notification signal is generated when the first trigger signal is detected appearing in the monitored signal. A control module receives the notification signal and generates a first alert signal to display in the image frame or on the case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2013
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Applicant: BenQ Corporation
    Inventors: Hsin-Nan Lin, Tzu-Pang Chiang, Kun-Chun Lee
  • Publication number: 20120262503
    Abstract: A monitor and a method of displaying a plurality of pixels on a displaying device are disclosed. The monitor includes a displaying device including a controlling module and a displaying panel electrically connected to the controlling module. The controlling module displaying the plurality of pixels on the displaying device partially according to a brightness adjustment relation and partially according to an original gray level-brightness relation. Therefore, the invention can adjust input images only in partial gray levels, not all gray levels, by a user's request, for example making dark portions become bright or making bright portions become dark, especially for games.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2012
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Inventors: Hsin-Nan Lin, Kuo-Fan Lin, Ching-Yi Huang, Yu-Ming Hsu
  • Publication number: 20120162277
    Abstract: A display includes a display panel, a driver, a memory and a scaler. The driver is used for driving the display panel. The memory is used for storing multiple sets of preset modes. The scaler is electrically connected to the memory and the driver. When the scaler receives an image signal corresponding to at least two different applications, the scaler provides the different preset modes of the applications to non-overlapped display zones, which the applications located in, of a display frame, such that the driver can simultaneously drives at least two of the different preset modes on the display panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2011
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicant: BENQ CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hsin-Nan Lin, Chi-Pao Huang, Shih-Pin Chen
  • Patent number: 8159164
    Abstract: A variable-delay-time control system for a motor is provided. The system includes a control unit, a driving unit, and a motor. The control unit is used to output at least one control signal according to at least one predetermined signal, and the control signal has a variable delay time. The driving unit is connected to the control unit, and is used to receive the control signal and generate a driving signal. The motor is connected to the driving unit, and conduction time of the motor is controlled according to the driving signal and the variable delay time. With the variable-delay-time control system of the present invention, the delay time of the control signal is variable, so the motor can operate at a high efficiency (for example, at a reduced current). Moreover, as the variable-delay time can be adjusted according to the predetermined signal, the motor can operate at a high efficiency in different operating states, thus improving the overall efficiency of the motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2012
    Assignee: Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Horng, Hsin-Nan Lin, Chien-Heng Peng
  • Publication number: 20120013633
    Abstract: A positioning method for obtaining position where a light pen is in contact with a display device at a to-be-positioned spot is provided. The display device includes display areas, corresponding with positioning coding patterns of a built-in positioning frame. The positioning method includes the following steps. Firstly, a positive positioning frame and a negative positioning frame are obtained according to the built-in positioning frame. Next, the positive and the negative positioning frames are respectively added on first original video frames to respectively generate first frame displayed in first frame time and second frame displayed in second frame time. Then the light pen obtains first selected image and second selected image from the first and the second frames respectively. After that, a to-be-positioned pattern is obtained by subtracting the second selected image from the first selected image and a coordinate position of the to-be-positioned spot is obtained.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2011
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: BENQ CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shih-Pin Chen, Chi-Pao Huang, Hsin-Nan Lin
  • Publication number: 20110273484
    Abstract: A method for controlling the display circuit and the backlight source of a display device is utilized to improve the color display performance at the low grey scale region. The method includes dividing a plurality of display data into first original display data and second original display data according to a threshold value; the display circuit outputting the first original display data at a first frame duration; the backlight source outputting a first brightness at the first frame duration; the display circuit adjusting the second original display data according to a first parameter for generating second adjusted display data; the display circuit outputting the second adjusted display data at a second frame duration; lowering the first brightness according to the first parameter for generating a second brightness; and the backlight source outputting the second brightness at the second frame duration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2011
    Publication date: November 10, 2011
    Inventors: Shih-Pin Chen, Hsin-Nan Lin, Chi-Pao Huang
  • Patent number: 7826402
    Abstract: A signal transfer system. A first device operates with a first voltage and outputs a first signal and a second signal. A protection circuit receives the first and second signals and outputs the first and second signals when the first voltage is greater than or equal to a predetermined voltage, and provides a third signal and a fourth signal when the first voltage is smaller than the predetermined voltage. A delay circuit delays the second and fourth signals to generate a first delay signal and a second delay signal, respectively. A second device operates with the first signal and the first delay signal when the first voltage is greater than or equal to the predetermined voltage, and operates with the third signal and the second delay signal when the first voltage is smaller than the predetermined voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2010
    Assignee: QISDA Corporation
    Inventor: Hsin-Nan Lin
  • Publication number: 20100213883
    Abstract: A variable-delay-time control system for a motor is provided. The system includes a control unit, a driving unit, and a motor. The control unit is used to output at least one control signal according to at least one predetermined signal, and the control signal has a variable delay time. The driving unit is connected to the control unit, and is used to receive the control signal and generate a driving signal. The motor is connected to the driving unit, and conduction time of the motor is controlled according to the driving signal and the variable delay time. With the variable-delay-time control system of the present invention, the delay time of the control signal is variable, so the motor can operate at a high efficiency (for example, at a reduced current). Moreover, as the variable-delay time can be adjusted according to the predetermined signal, the motor can operate at a high efficiency in different operating states, thus improving the overall efficiency of the motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2009
    Publication date: August 26, 2010
    Applicant: SUNONWEALTH ELECTRIC MACHINE INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: ALEX HORNG, HSIN-NAN LIN, CHIEN-HENG PENG