Patents by Inventor Jing-Lung Wu

Jing-Lung Wu 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: 20200301520
    Abstract: Present disclosure relates to a system for detecting hand gesture and a method thereof. The system comprises a hand-held controller and a computing application. The hand-held controller includes a plurality of finger detectors. The finger detectors are configured to obtain finger positions. The computing application, executed by a processor, is configured to retrieve a spatial vector of the hand-held controller. The computing application is also configured to retrieve the finger positions from the hand-held controller. The spatial vector of the hand-held controller and the finger positions are provided to illustrate a simulated hand gesture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Lo-Chien LEE, Jing-Lung WU, Jung-Sen YANG
  • Patent number: 10720183
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electronic device for generating a multiple point of view (MPOV) video and the method thereof. The present disclosure involves the electronic device to obtain a plurality of media contents. The electronic device would identify a first media content relating to a second media content in time and location according to time information, audio information, and location information including a geographic tag and a surrounding signal information. Then, the first media content and the second media content are provided as relevant media contents for generating the MPOV video of the event having the relevant media content captured from different point of view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Wen-Ping Ying, Yuan-Kang Wang, Hira Singh Verick, Jing-Lung Wu, Wen-Chuan Lee, Chia-Wei Chen, Kenneth Todd Culos, Wei-Chih Kuo, Ming-Han Tsai, Hsin-Ti Chueh, Tai Ito
  • Patent number: 10712835
    Abstract: Present disclosure relates to a system for detecting hand gesture and a method thereof. The system comprises a hand-held controller and a computing application. The hand-held controller includes a plurality of finger detectors. The finger detectors are configured to obtain finger positions. The computing application, executed by a processor, is configured to retrieve a spatial vector of the hand-held controller. The computing application is also configured to retrieve the finger positions from the hand-held controller. The spatial vector of the hand-held controller and the finger positions are provided to illustrate a simulated hand gesture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Lo-Chien Lee, Jing-Lung Wu, Jung-Sen Yang
  • Publication number: 20190057721
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electronic device for generating a multiple point of view (MPOV) video and the method thereof. The present disclosure involves the electronic device to obtain a plurality of media contents. The electronic device would identify a first media content relating to a second media content in time and location according to time information, audio information, and location information including a geographic tag and a surrounding signal information. Then, the first media content and the second media content are provided as relevant media contents for generating the MPOV video of the event having the relevant media content captured from different point of view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Wen-Ping Ying, Yuan-Kang Wang, Hira Singh Verick, Jing-Lung Wu, Wen-Chuan Lee, Chia-Wei Chen, Kenneth Todd Culos, Wei-Chih Kuo, Ming-Han Tsai, Hsin-Ti Chueh, Tai Ito
  • Patent number: 10152119
    Abstract: A head mounted display apparatus and a calibrating method thereof are provided. The HMD apparatus has a dual camera unit. The method includes: disposing a reference object in front of the dual camera unit, wherein the reference object has at least one physical feature; capturing a plurality of images of the reference object by the dual camera unit, and generating a distance information of the reference object according to the images; determining whether the dual camera unit being deformed or not by analyzing the distance information; and calibrating the HMD apparatus if the dual camera unit being deformed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Wan-Ju Tseng, Jing-Lung Wu
  • Patent number: 10141022
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electronic device for generating a multiple point of view (MPOV) video and the method thereof. The present disclosure involves the electronic device to obtain a plurality of media contents. The electronic device would identify a first media content relating to a second media content in time and location according to time information, audio information, and location information including a geographic tag and a surrounding signal information. Then, the first media content and the second media content are provided as relevant media contents for generating the MPOV video of the event having the relevant media content captured from different point of view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Wen-Ping Ying, Yuan-Kang Wang, Hira Singh Verick, Jing-Lung Wu, Wen-Chuan Lee, Chia-Wei Chen, Kenneth Todd Culos, Wei-Chih Kuo, Ming-Han Tsai, Hsin-Ti Chueh, Tai Ito
  • Patent number: 10034323
    Abstract: A control method, suitable for a host device including a Bluetooth low energy communication circuit, includes following operations. A high priority list is obtained. The high priority list includes information about at least one first peripheral device. The BLE communication circuit is triggered to perform a first scan to search for any peripheral device around the host device. A first search result of the first scan is compared with the high priority list. In response to that the first search result covers all of the at least one first peripheral device in the high priority list, the BLE communication circuit is triggered to stop the first scan. The BLE communication circuit is triggered to communicate with the at least one first peripheral device found in the first scan.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Jing-Lung Wu, Cheng-Yu Chung, Kai-Hsiu Chen
  • Patent number: 10013739
    Abstract: An embodiment of an image enhancement method is introduced for use in an electronic device. An image composed of a plurality of pixel values is first received, and each pixel therein is separated into two channels. The image is further divided into a plurality of blocks. A distribution of a selected channel is determined for each block, which is selected from the two channels. For each pixel, the pixel value of the selected channel is adjusted according to at least one distribution corresponding to at least one neighboring block. For each pixel, the pixel value of the other channel is adjusted according to the adjusted pixel value of the selected channel. As a result, the adjusted image is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chia Yen Michael Lin, Chia-Ho Pan, Jing-Lung Wu, Hsin-Ti Chueh
  • Patent number: 10015370
    Abstract: A method for audio-video synchronization in a virtual reality (VR) system is provided. The VR system includes a VR device and a host device. The method includes the steps of: connecting the VR device to a host device via a data transmission interface; transmitting an audio signal and a video signal from the host device to the VR device; estimating time delay information in an audio transmission path and a video transmission path of the VR device; transmitting a feedback signal recording the time delay information from the VR device to the host device; and adjusting timing of the audio signal or the video signal transmitted from the host device to the VR device according to the feedback signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mong-Yu Tseng, Iok-Kan Choi, Jing-Lung Wu
  • Publication number: 20180101247
    Abstract: Present disclosure relates to a system for detecting hand gesture and a method thereof. The system comprises a hand-held controller and a computing application. The hand-held controller includes a plurality of finger detectors. The finger detectors are configured to obtain finger positions. The computing application, executed by a processor, is configured to retrieve a spatial vector of the hand-held controller. The computing application is also configured to retrieve the finger positions from the hand-held controller. The spatial vector of the hand-held controller and the finger positions are provided to illustrate a simulated hand gesture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Inventors: Lo-Chien LEE, Jing-Lung WU, Jung-Sen YANG
  • Publication number: 20180098368
    Abstract: A control method, suitable for a host device including a Bluetooth low energy communication circuit, includes following operations. A high priority list is obtained. The high priority list includes information about at least one first peripheral device. The BLE communication circuit is triggered to perform a first scan to search for any peripheral device around the host device. A first search result of the first scan is compared with the high priority list. In response to that the first search result covers all of the at least one first peripheral device in the high priority list, the BLE communication circuit is triggered to stop the first scan. The BLE communication circuit is triggered to communicate with the at least one first peripheral device found in the first scan.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Inventors: Jing-Lung WU, Cheng-Yu CHUNG, Kai-Hsiu CHEN
  • Patent number: 9881422
    Abstract: A virtual reality system is provided. The virtual reality system includes a host device, a transmission cable, and a head mounted display apparatus worn by a user and coupled to the host device via the transmission cable. The head mounted display apparatus includes a multimedia module, a multi-sensing module, and a peripheral hub. The multimedia module receives multimedia content from the host device via the transmission cable, and displays a video part of the multimedia content. The multi-sensing module obtains sensing information regarding the head mounted display apparatus, the user and an obstruction. The peripheral hub provides the sensing information to the host device via the transmission cable. At least one virtual object of the video part of the multimedia content is adjusted in response to the sensing information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wei-Chih Chang, Mong-Yu Tseng, Iok-Kan Choi, Wan-Ju Tseng, Jing-Lung Wu
  • 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
  • Patent number: 9807316
    Abstract: An image segment method is provided in this disclosure. The method is suitable for an electronic apparatus including a first camera and a motion sensor. The method includes steps of: providing at least one pre-defined model mask; fetching pose data from the motion sensor, the pose data being related to an orientation or a position of the first camera; adjusting one of the at least one pre-defined model mask into an adaptive model mask according to the pose data; and, extracting an object from an image captured by the first camera according to the adaptive model mask.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Cheng-Lung Jen, Pol-Lin Tai, Jing-Lung Wu, Hsin-Ti Chueh
  • Patent number: 9589178
    Abstract: An image processing method includes steps of: providing a source face image and a target face image; extracting facial features from the source face image and the target face image respectively; detecting feature dimensions of the facial features from the source face image and the target face image respectively; pairing the facial features from the source face image with the facial features from the target face image; and, forming an output face image by adjusting the facial features from the source face image in at least one of the feature dimensions according to the paired features from the target face image in the corresponding feature dimensions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Pol-Lin Tai, Jing-Lung Wu, Hsin-Ti Chueh, Li-Cheng Chen
  • Publication number: 20170064154
    Abstract: A method for audio-video synchronization in a virtual reality (VR) system is provided. The VR system includes a VR device and a host device. The method includes the steps of: connecting the VR device to a host device via a data transmission interface; transmitting an audio signal and a video signal from the host device to the VR device; estimating time delay information in an audio transmission path and a video transmission path of the VR device; transmitting a feedback signal recording the time delay information from the VR device to the host device; and adjusting timing of the audio signal or the video signal transmitted from the host device to the VR device according to the feedback signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Mong-Yu TSENG, Iok-Kan CHOI, Jing-Lung WU
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20160364843
    Abstract: An embodiment of an image enhancement method is introduced for use in an electronic device. An image composed of a plurality of pixel values is first received, and each pixel therein is separated into two channels. The image is further divided into a plurality of blocks. A distribution of a selected channel is determined for each block, which is selected from the two channels. For each pixel, the pixel value of the selected channel is adjusted according to at least one distribution corresponding to at least one neighboring block. For each pixel, the pixel value of the other channel is adjusted according to the adjusted pixel value of the selected channel. As a result, the adjusted image is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Applicant: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chia Yen Michael LIN, Chia-Ho PAN, Jing-Lung WU, Hsin-Ti CHUEH
  • Patent number: 9479705
    Abstract: An exposure value adjustment apparatus, method, and non-transitory tangible machine-readable medium thereof are provided. The exposure value adjustment apparatus includes a camera module and a processor. The camera module captures a reference image by a base exposure value. The processor generates a histogram of the reference image, divides the histogram into a low partial histogram, a middle partial histogram, and a high partial histogram by a first threshold and a second threshold, decides a high exposure value according to the low partial histogram and the middle partial histogram, decides a low exposure value according to the high partial histogram and the middle partial histogram, and decides a middle exposure value according to the high exposure value and the low exposure value. The low exposure value is lower than the high exposure value, and the middle exposure value is between the high exposure value and the low exposure value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chia Yen Michael Lin, Jing-Lung Wu, Hsin-Ti Chueh, Yu-Cheng Hsu, Hung-Chih Yang, Li-Chun Hsu
  • Patent number: 9460497
    Abstract: An embodiment of an image enhancement method is introduced for use in an electronic device. An image composed of a plurality of pixel values is first received, and each pixel therein is separated into two channels. The image is further divided into a plurality of blocks. A distribution of a selected channel is determined for each block, which is selected from the two channels. For each pixel, the pixel value of the selected channel is adjusted according to at least one distribution corresponding to at least one neighboring block. For each pixel, the pixel value of the other channel is adjusted according to the adjusted pixel value of the selected channel. As a result, the adjusted image is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chia Yen Michael Lin, Chia-Ho Pan, Jing-Lung Wu, Hsin-Ti Chueh