Patents by Inventor I Wei Lai

I Wei 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).

  • Publication number: 20210287435
    Abstract: For a mapping application, a method for reporting a problem related to a map displayed by the mapping application is described. The method identifies a mode in which the mapping application is operating. The method identifies a set of types of problems to report based on the identified mode. The method displays, in a display area of the mapping application, a graphical user interface (GUI) page that includes a set of selectable user interface (UI) items that represent the identified set of types of problems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Bradford A. Moore, Marcel van Os, Albert P. Dul, Ethan C. Sorrelgreen, I Wei Lai
  • Patent number: 11086108
    Abstract: An imaging lens assembly includes a plurality of lens elements, wherein at least one of the lens elements is a dual molded lens element. The dual molded lens element includes a light transmitting portion and a light absorbing portion. The light transmitting portion includes an effective optical section. The light absorbing portion is located on at least one surface of an object-side surface and an image-side surface of the dual molded lens element, wherein a plastic material and a color of the light absorbing portion are different from a plastic material and a color of the light transmitting portion, and the light absorbing portion includes an opening. The opening is non-circular and disposed correspondingly to the effective optical section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: LARGAN PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Cheng-Feng Lin, I-Wei Lai, Ming-Ta Chou
  • Patent number: 11055912
    Abstract: For a mapping application, a method for reporting a problem related to a map displayed by the mapping application is described. The method identifies a mode in which the mapping application is operating. The method identifies a set of types of problems to report based on the identified mode. The method displays, in a display area of the mapping application, a graphical user interface (GUI) page that includes a set of selectable user interface (UI) items that represent the identified set of types of problems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Bradford A. Moore, Marcel van Os, Albert P. Dul, Ethan C. Sorrelgreen, I Wei Lai
  • Patent number: 10795135
    Abstract: An imaging lens assembly includes a plurality of lens elements, wherein at least one of the lens elements is a dual molded lens element. The dual molded lens element includes a light transmitting portion and a light absorbing portion. The light transmitting portion includes an effective optical section and a first annular surface. The light absorbing portion is located on at least one surface of an object-side surface and an image-side surface of the dual molded lens element, wherein a plastic material and a color of the light absorbing portion are different from a plastic material and a color of the light transmitting portion, and the light absorbing portion includes an opening and a second annular surface. A step surface of the second annular surface is formed by the first annular surface and the second annular surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: LARGAN PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ming-Ta Chou, I-Wei Lai
  • Publication number: 20200285072
    Abstract: A contact lens includes a central region, an annular region and a peripheral region. The central region includes a central point of the contact lens. The annular region symmetrically surrounds the central region. The peripheral region symmetrically surrounds the annular region. The peripheral region includes at least one color pattern portion. The annular region includes at least one power of critical point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: En-Ping LIN, I-Wei LAI, Chun-Hung TENG
  • Publication number: 20200226832
    Abstract: For a mapping application, a method for reporting a problem related to a map displayed by the mapping application is described. The method identifies a mode in which the mapping application is operating. The method identifies a set of types of problems to report based on the identified mode. The method displays, in a display area of the mapping application, a graphical user interface (GUI) page that includes a set of selectable user interface (UI) items that represent the identified set of types of problems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Bradford A. Moore, Marcel van Os, Albert P. Dul, Ethan C. Sorrelgreen, I Wei Lai
  • Patent number: 10712542
    Abstract: An imaging lens assembly includes a plurality of lens elements, wherein at least one of the lens elements is a dual molded lens element. The dual molded lens element includes a light transmitting portion and a light absorbing portion. The light transmitting portion includes an effective optical section and a first annular surface. The light absorbing portion is located on at least one surface of an object-side surface and an image-side surface of the dual molded lens element, wherein a plastic material and a color of the light absorbing portion are different from a plastic material and a color of the light transmitting portion, and the light absorbing portion includes an opening and a second annular surface. A step surface of the second annular surface is formed by the first annular surface and the second annular surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: LARGAN PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ming-Ta Chou, I-Wei Lai
  • Patent number: 10698232
    Abstract: A contact lens includes a central region, an annular region and a peripheral region. The central region includes a central point of the contact lens. The annular region symmetrically surrounds the central region. The peripheral region symmetrically surrounds the annular region. The peripheral region includes at least one color pattern portion. The annular region includes at least one power of critical point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: LARGAN MEDICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: En-Ping Lin, I-Wei Lai, Chun-Hung Teng
  • Publication number: 20200158996
    Abstract: An imaging lens assembly includes a plurality of lens elements, wherein at least one of the lens elements is a dual molded lens element. The dual molded lens element includes a light transmitting portion and a light absorbing portion. The light transmitting portion includes an effective optical section. The light absorbing portion is located on at least one surface of an object-side surface and an image-side surface of the dual molded lens element, wherein a plastic material and a color of the light absorbing portion are different from a plastic material and a color of the light transmitting portion, and the light absorbing portion includes an opening. The opening is non-circular and disposed correspondingly to the effective optical section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Cheng-Feng LIN, I-Wei LAI, Ming-Ta CHOU
  • Patent number: 10578839
    Abstract: An imaging lens assembly includes a plurality of lens elements, wherein at least one of the lens elements is a dual molded lens element. The dual molded lens element includes a light transmitting portion and a light absorbing portion. The light transmitting portion includes an effective optical section. The light absorbing portion is located on at least one surface of an object-side surface and an image-side surface of the dual molded lens element, wherein a plastic material and a color of the light absorbing portion are different from a plastic material and a color of the light transmitting portion, and the light absorbing portion includes an opening. The opening is non-circular and disposed correspondingly to the effective optical section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: LARGAN PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Cheng-Feng Lin, I-Wei Lai, Ming-Ta Chou
  • Publication number: 20200003998
    Abstract: An imaging lens assembly includes a plurality of lens elements, wherein at least one of the lens elements is a dual molded lens element. The dual molded lens element includes a light transmitting portion and a light absorbing portion. The light transmitting portion includes an effective optical section and a first annular surface. The light absorbing portion is located on at least one surface of an object-side surface and an image-side surface of the dual molded lens element, wherein a plastic material and a color of the light absorbing portion are different from a plastic material and a color of the light transmitting portion, and the light absorbing portion includes an opening and a second annular surface. A step surface of the second annular surface is formed by the first annular surface and the second annular surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Ming-Ta CHOU, I-Wei LAI
  • Publication number: 20200003999
    Abstract: An imaging lens assembly includes a plurality of lens elements, wherein at least one of the lens elements is a dual molded lens element. The dual molded lens element includes a light transmitting portion and a light absorbing portion. The light transmitting portion includes an effective optical section and a first annular surface. The light absorbing portion is located on at least one surface of an object-side surface and an image-side surface of the dual molded lens element, wherein a plastic material and a color of the light absorbing portion are different from a plastic material and a color of the light transmitting portion, and the light absorbing portion includes an opening and a second annular surface. A step surface of the second annular surface is formed by the first annular surface and the second annular surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Ming-Ta CHOU, I-Wei LAI
  • Patent number: 10451852
    Abstract: An imaging lens assembly includes a plurality of lens elements, wherein at least one of the lens elements is a dual molded lens element. The dual molded lens element includes a light transmitting portion and a light absorbing portion. The light transmitting portion includes an effective optical section and a first annular surface. The light absorbing portion is located on at least one surface of an object-side surface and an image-side surface of the dual molded lens element, wherein a plastic material and a color of the light absorbing portion are different from a plastic material and a color of the light transmitting portion, and the light absorbing portion includes an opening and a second annular surface. A step surface of the second annular surface is formed by the first annular surface and the second annular surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: LARGAN PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ming-Ta Chou, I-Wei Lai
  • Publication number: 20190155001
    Abstract: An imaging lens assembly includes a plurality of lens elements, wherein at least one of the lens elements is a dual molded lens element. The dual molded lens element includes a light transmitting portion and a light absorbing portion. The light transmitting portion includes an effective optical section. The light absorbing portion is located on at least one surface of an object-side surface and an image-side surface of the dual molded lens element, wherein a plastic material and a color of the light absorbing portion are different from a plastic material and a color of the light transmitting portion, and the light absorbing portion includes an opening. The opening is non-circular and disposed correspondingly to the effective optical section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Cheng-Feng Lin, I-Wei Lai, Ming-Ta Chou
  • Patent number: 10234658
    Abstract: An imaging lens assembly includes a plurality of lens elements, wherein at least one of the lens elements is a dual molded lens element. The dual molded lens element includes a light transmitting portion and a light absorbing portion. The light transmitting portion includes an effective optical section. The light absorbing portion is located on at least one surface of an object-side surface and an image-side surface of the dual molded lens element, wherein a plastic material and a color of the light absorbing portion are different from a plastic material and a color of the light transmitting portion, and the light absorbing portion includes an opening. The opening is non-circular and disposed correspondingly to the effective optical section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: LARGAN PRECISION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Cheng-Feng Lin, I-Wei Lai, Ming-Ta Chou
  • Publication number: 20180373059
    Abstract: A contact lens includes a central region, an annular region and a peripheral region. The central region includes a central point of the contact lens. The annular region symmetrically surrounds the central region. The peripheral region symmetrically surrounds the annular region. The peripheral region includes at least one color pattern portion. The annular region includes at least one power of critical point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: En-Ping LIN, I-Wei LAI, Chun-Hung TENG
  • Publication number: 20180197332
    Abstract: For a mapping application, a method for reporting a problem related to a map displayed by the mapping application is described. The method identifies a mode in which the mapping application is operating. The method identifies a set of types of problems to report based on the identified mode. The method displays, in a display area of the mapping application, a graphical user interface (GUI) page that includes a set of selectable user interface (UI) items that represent the identified set of types of problems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Marcel van Os, Albert P. Dul, Bradford A. Moore, Ethan C. Sorrelgreen, I Wei Lai
  • Patent number: 9886794
    Abstract: For a mapping application, a method for reporting a problem related to a map displayed by the mapping application is described. The method identifies a mode in which the mapping application is operating. The method identifies a set of types of problems to report based on the identified mode. The method displays, in a display area of the mapping application, a graphical user interface (GUI) page that includes a set of selectable user interface (UI) items that represent the identified set of types of problems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Marcel van Os, Albert P. Dul, Bradford A. Moore, Ethan C. Sorrelgreen, I Wei Lai
  • Publication number: 20170322394
    Abstract: An imaging lens assembly includes a plurality of lens elements, wherein at least one of the lens elements is a dual molded lens element. The dual molded lens element includes a light transmitting portion and a light absorbing portion. The light transmitting portion includes an effective optical section and a first annular surface. The light absorbing portion is located on at least one surface of an object-side surface and an image-side surface of the dual molded lens element, wherein a plastic material and a color of the light absorbing portion are different from a plastic material and a color of the light transmitting portion, and the light absorbing portion includes an opening and a second annular surface. A step surface of the second annular surface is formed by the first annular surface and the second annular surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Publication date: November 9, 2017
    Inventors: Ming-Ta Chou, I-Wei Lai
  • Publication number: 20170322395
    Abstract: An imaging lens assembly includes a plurality of lens elements, wherein at least one of the lens elements is a dual molded lens element. The dual molded lens element includes a light transmitting portion and a light absorbing portion. The light transmitting portion includes an effective optical section. The light absorbing portion is located on at least one surface of an object-side surface and an image-side surface of the dual molded lens element, wherein a plastic material and a color of the light absorbing portion are different from a plastic material and a color of the light transmitting portion, and the light absorbing portion includes an opening. The opening is non-circular and disposed correspondingly to the effective optical section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Publication date: November 9, 2017
    Inventors: Cheng-Feng Lin, I-Wei Lai, Ming-Ta Chou