Patents by Inventor Jui-Ni Li

Jui-Ni Li 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: 10712886
    Abstract: A sensing unit in the touch panel includes a first electrode formed in a first film and a second electrode formed in a second film. The first electrode includes multiple extending portions and at least one connecting portion. The extending portions extend along a first direction. The connecting portion extends along a second direction which is different from the first direction. The extending portions are spaced from each other by a distance along the second direction, and the connecting portion connects the extending portions. The second electrode includes a circular pad having an opening. The extending portions at least partially overlap with the circular pad, and the connecting portion is formed in an area overlapping with the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Cheng-Hung Tsai, Ying-Zhuan Liu, Xue-Xia Cai, Yuan-Ting Chen, Jui-Ni Li, Wai-Pan Wu, Shen-Feng Tai
  • Publication number: 20200133018
    Abstract: A DOE module including a transparent substrate, a first electrode, a second electrode, a first sensing wire, a sensing layer, a DOE layer, and an insulating layer is provided. The first electrode is disposed on the transparent substrate, and the second electrode is disposed on the transparent substrate. The first sensing wire is distributed on the transparent substrate and electrically connected to the first electrode. The sensing layer is distributed on the transparent substrate and electrically connected to the second electrode. The first sensing wire is insulated from the sensing layer to form a capacitance between the first sensing wire and the sensing layer. The DOE layer is disposed on the transparent substrate. The insulating layer covers the first sensing wire and the sensing layer. The insulating layer has a first opening and a second opening respectively exposing the first electrode and the second electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Biing-Seng Wu, Han-Yi Kuo, Kuan-Ming Chen, Chih-Yu Chuang, Shi-Jen Wu, Jui-Ni Li, Cheng-Hung Tsai, Chin-Yuan Chiang, Chia-Ming Hsu, Chiau-Ling Huang
  • Patent number: 10521060
    Abstract: A reflected-capacitive touch panel of a wearable electronic device includes a center touch sensing portion composed of a plurality of mutual-capacitance sensors; a border touch sensing portion composed of a plurality of hybrid self-capacitance and mutual-capacitance sensors; and a predetermined bonding area into which channels of the center touch sensing portion and the border touch sensing portion are routed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Himax Technologies Limited
    Inventors: Cheng-Hung Tsai, Yao-Mao Liu, Wen-Juan Li, Jyun-Yan Liu, Li-Lin Liu, Jui-Ni Li, Wai-Pan Wu, Shen-Feng Tai
  • Publication number: 20190391687
    Abstract: A sensing unit in the touch panel includes a first electrode formed in a first film and a second electrode formed in a second film. The first electrode includes multiple extending portions and at least one connecting portion. The extending portions extend along a first direction. The connecting portion extends along a second direction which is different from the first direction. The extending portions are spaced from each other by a distance along the second direction, and the connecting portion connects the extending portions. The second electrode includes a circular pad having an opening. The extending portions at least partially overlap with the circular pad, and the connecting portion is formed in an area overlapping with the opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Cheng-Hung TSAI, Ying-Zhuan LIU, Xue-Xia CAI, Yuan-Ting CHEN, Jui-Ni LI, Wai-Pan WU, Shen-Feng TAI
  • Patent number: 10310671
    Abstract: A touch sensor device provided herein includes a sensor pad disposed on a carrier, wherein the sensor pad includes a first electrode, a second electrode, a third electrode and a grounding electrode. The first electrode surrounds a periphery of the second electrode and a first gap is formed between the first electrode and the second electrode. The first electrode surrounds a periphery of the third electrode, and a second gap is formed between the first electrode and the third electrode. The grounding electrode surrounds a periphery of the pad sensor, wherein a third gap is formed between the first electrode and the grounding electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Cheng-Hung Tsai, Xuexia Cai, Yuan-Ting Chen, Jui-Ni Li, Wai-Pan Wu, Shen-Feng Tai
  • Publication number: 20190073053
    Abstract: A reflected-capacitive touch panel of a wearable electronic device includes a center touch sensing portion composed of a plurality of mutual-capacitance sensors; a border touch sensing portion composed of a plurality of hybrid self-capacitance and mutual-capacitance sensors; and a predetermined bonding area into which channels of the center touch sensing portion and the border touch sensing portion are routed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: Cheng-Hung Tsai, Yao-Mao Liu, Wen-Juan Li, Jyun-Yan Liu, Li-Lin Liu, Jui-Ni Li, Wai-Pan Wu, Shen-Feng Tai
  • Publication number: 20190042024
    Abstract: A sensor pattern and a capacitive touch screen are provided. The sensor pattern comprises: a plurality of unit blocks, and a first unit block of the unit blocks comprises: a first 1st-type sensor element, a first 2nd-type sensor element, and a second 2nd-type sensor element. The first 1st-type sensor element is disposed on a first patterned layer, having a border trace, two parallel main traces, a bridge, a first cell, and a second cell, wherein the first and second cells are not aligned. The first 2nd-type sensor element is disposed on a second patterned layer, having a main trace and a sub-trace, wherein the main trace surrounds the first cell of the first 1st-type sensor element. The second 2nd-type sensor element is disposed on the second patterned layer, having a main trace and a sub-trace, wherein the main trace surrounds the second cell of the first 1st-type sensor element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Inventors: Cheng-Hung Tsai, Ying-Zhuan Liu, Yuan-Ting Chen, Chin-Yuan Chiang, Jui-Ni Li, Wai Pan Wu, Shen-Feng Tai
  • Publication number: 20180314386
    Abstract: A touch sensor device provided herein includes a sensor pad disposed on a carrier, wherein the sensor pad includes a first electrode, a second electrode, a third electrode and a grounding electrode. The first electrode surrounds a periphery of the second electrode and a first gap is formed between the first electrode and the second electrode. The first electrode surrounds a periphery of the third electrode, and a second gap is formed between the first electrode and the third electrode. The grounding electrode surrounds a periphery of the pad sensor, wherein a third gap is formed between the first electrode and the grounding electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Applicant: HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Cheng-Hung Tsai, Xuexia Cai, Yuan-Ting Chen, Jui-Ni Li, Wai-Pan Wu, Shen-Feng Tai
  • Patent number: 9965671
    Abstract: A material identifying system includes an identifying panel, a voltage source and a determining circuit. The voltage source is arranged to transmit a voltage signal to an object to be identified via the identifying panel in order to obtain an impedance of the object, wherein the voltage source adjusts a frequency of the voltage signal in a predetermined range to find a specific frequency in the predetermined range where the impedance of the object is minimum. The determining circuit is arranged to determine if the specific frequency of the object to be identified matches any specific frequency of a plurality of known materials in order to identify a material of the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Jui-Ni Li, Yaw-Guang Chang
  • Publication number: 20170372125
    Abstract: A material identifying system includes an identifying panel, a voltage source and a determining circuit. The voltage source is arranged to transmit a voltage signal to an object to be identified via the identifying panel in order to obtain an impedance of the object, wherein the voltage source adjusts a frequency of the voltage signal in a predetermined range to find a specific frequency in the predetermined range where the impedance of the object is minimum. The determining circuit is arranged to determine if the specific frequency of the object to be identified matches any specific frequency of a plurality of known materials in order to identify a material of the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventors: Jui-Ni Li, Yaw-Guang Chang
  • Publication number: 20170192555
    Abstract: A capacitive touch device and a detection method of a capacitive touch panel thereof are provided. The capacitive touch device includes a plurality of touch electrodes, a detector unit, a plurality of switch units and a touch point determination unit. The detector unit is used for providing a plurality of capacitances after detecting the touch electrodes. The switch units couple the detector unit to the touch electrodes and provide a ground voltage to the touch electrodes which are not coupled to the detector unit. The touch point determination unit is coupled to the detector unit to determine whether the touch electrodes are touched according the capacitances and provides touch information accordingly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2016
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Inventors: Jui-Ni Li, Yaw-Guang Chang
  • Patent number: 9501185
    Abstract: An active array of a capacitive touch panel includes a plurality of first electrodes, a plurality of second electrodes and a plurality of first auxiliary electrodes, where the first electrodes are connected to a scan signal transmitting circuit of the capacitive touch panel, and are used for receiving a plurality of scan signals, respectively; the second electrodes are connected to a detecting circuit of the capacitive touch panel; and the first electrodes and the first auxiliary electrodes are fabricated in a same metal layer, and the first electrodes are not connected to the first auxiliary electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Chia-Wei Hu, Jui-Ni Li, Shen-Feng Tai
  • Publication number: 20150212615
    Abstract: An active array of a capacitive touch panel includes a plurality of first electrodes, a plurality of second electrodes and a plurality of first auxiliary electrodes, where the first electrodes are connected to a scan signal transmitting circuit of the capacitive touch panel, and are used for receiving a plurality of scan signals, respectively; the second electrodes are connected to a detecting circuit of the capacitive touch panel; and the first electrodes and the first auxiliary electrodes are fabricated in a same metal layer, and the first electrodes are not connected to the first auxiliary electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2014
    Publication date: July 30, 2015
    Applicant: HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Chia-Wei Hu, Jui-Ni Li, Shen-Feng Tai
  • Publication number: 20150153872
    Abstract: A touch sensing device including a plurality of first sensing electrode sets, a plurality of first conductive lines, and a plurality of sensing sets is provided. The first sensing electrode sets are arranged in an array. The first conductive lines are respectively connected to the first sensing electrode sets. The sensing sets are capacitively coupled to the first sensing electrode sets. Each of the first sensing electrode sets is capacitively coupled to at least two of the sensing sets. One of each of the first sensing electrode sets and each of the sensing sets is a signal transmitter, and the other of each of the first sensing electrode sets and each of the sensing sets is a signal receiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Publication date: June 4, 2015
    Applicant: HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Chia-Wei Hu, Shen-Feng Tai, Wai-Pan Wu, Chia-Ling Lo, Jui-Ni Li