Patents by Inventor Kuan-Wei Li

Kuan-Wei 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).

  • Publication number: 20200310643
    Abstract: The invention introduces a non-transitory computer program product for reading partial data of a page on multiple planes when executed by a processor core includes program code to: provide a scheduling table; put each flash-memory access command of a command queue into a cell of the scheduling table according to physical address information of the flash-memory access command; select two flash-memory access commands or more for a logical unit number (LUN) according to the content of the scheduling table; drive a flash interface to perform a multi-page read lite (MPR-Lite) operation for reading data requested by the selected flash-memory access commands from the LUN; and reply with the read data to a host.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Silicon Motion, Inc.
    Inventors: Kuan-Te LI, Jian-Wei SUN, Ting-Heng CHOU
  • Patent number: 10768717
    Abstract: A method for operating a handheld device, a handheld device, and a computer-readable recording medium thereof are provided. The handheld device at least includes, but not limited to, a body, one or more sensors, a display, and a processor. The one or more sensors are disposed on at least one side of the body, respectively. The processor is coupled to the one or more sensors and the display and configured to receive an operation through the one or more sensors, determine a position of the operation on at least one side of the body according to sensing data generated by the sensors, and display a user interface corresponding to the position by the display. Accordingly, a convenient function for one hand operation is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Yu-Cheng Hung, Shuo-Fang Jeng, Shih-Lung Lin, Pei-Chun Tsai, Kuan-Wei Li, Sheng-Chieh Lin
  • Publication number: 20200257378
    Abstract: A method for determining display orientation is provided. The method includes the following steps. Sense a plurality of touch points by at least one hold sensor, and determine a holding gesture of the electronic apparatus according to the plurality of touch points. The at least one hold sensor is disposed on at least one side of the electronic apparatus. Determine a holding direction of the electronic apparatus according to the holding gesture. Determine a display orientation of a frame generated by the electronic apparatus according to the holding direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Kuan-Wei LI
  • Patent number: 10733706
    Abstract: An image processing method, suitable for a mobile device including a camera unit and a display unit, includes separating a foreground portion and a background portion of a first image sensed by the camera unit, calculating a dimension of the foreground portion, generating an adjustment level in positively correlated with the dimension, applying an image effect at the adjustment level to the foreground or the background portion of the first image to generate a second image, and displaying the second image on the display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Pei-Chun Tsai, Kuan-Wei Li, Ching-Wen Fu
  • Patent number: 10664092
    Abstract: A portable electronic device, an operating method for the same, and a non-transitory computer readable recording medium are provided. The portable electronic device includes a body, a touch display screen and an edge sensor. The touch display screen is disposed on the body. The edge sensor is disposed adjacent to an edge of the body. The operating method includes the following step. When an event is generated according to a first action sensed by the edge sensor, a touch function of a region of the touch display screen or the whole touch display screen is disabled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Chia-Yao Lin, Yen-Hung Lin, Shih-Lung Lin, Chia-Chu Ho, Hsuan-Yi Lee, Kuan-Wei Li, Jian-Shuen Chen, Yu-Hung Chen, Chun-Hung Hsieh, Pin-Yu Huang
  • Publication number: 20200020583
    Abstract: A method for forming a semiconductor device structure is provided. The method includes forming a fin structure over a semiconductor substrate and forming a gate stack over the fin structure. The method also includes forming an epitaxial structure over the fin structure, and the epitaxial structure is adjacent to the gate stack. The method further includes forming a dielectric layer over the epitaxial structure and forming an opening in the dielectric layer to expose the epitaxial structure. In addition, the method includes applying a metal-containing material on the epitaxial structure while the epitaxial structure is heated so that a portion of the epitaxial structure is transformed to form a metal-semiconductor compound region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yi-Hsiang CHAO, Min-Hsiu HUNG, Chun-Wen NIEH, Ya-Huei LI, Yu-Hsiang LIAO, Li-Wei CHU, Kan-Ju LIN, Kuan-Yu YEH, Chi-Hung CHUANG, Chih-Wei CHANG, Ching-Hwanq SU, Hung-Yi HUANG, Ming-Hsing TSAI
  • Publication number: 20190361557
    Abstract: A method for operating a handheld device, a handheld device, and a computer-readable recording medium thereof are provided. The handheld device at least includes, but not limited to, a body, one or more sensors, a display, and a processor. The one or more sensors are disposed on at least one side of the body, respectively. The processor is coupled to the one or more sensors and the display and configured to receive an operation through the one or more sensors, determine a position of the operation on at least one side of the body according to sensing data generated by the sensors, and display a user interface corresponding to the position by the display. Accordingly, a convenient function for one hand operation is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Yu-Cheng Hung, Shuo-Fang Jeng, Shih-Lung Lin, Pei-Chun Tsai, Kuan-Wei Li, Sheng-Chieh Lin
  • Publication number: 20190332191
    Abstract: A handheld apparatus, a control method thereof of a presenting mode and a computer-readable recording medium are provided. The handheld apparatus includes at least one first sensor, a second sensor, a screen and a processor. The first sensor is disposed on the handheld apparatus. The second sensor detects orientation. The handheld apparatus has an auto-rotate screen function of automatically adjusting a presenting mode of the screen to a portrait mode or a landscape mode according to the orientation. The processor determines whether the handheld apparatus is in a hold state according to sensing data of the first sensor. In response to determining that the handheld apparatus is in the hold state, the processor locks the presenting mode according to the presenting mode currently performed by the handheld apparatus without adjusting the presenting mode according to the auto-rotate screen function. Accordingly, a convenient operation of the presenting mode is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2018
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Shuo-Fang Jeng, Yu-Cheng Hung, Shih-Lung Lin, Kuan-Wei Li, Pei-Chun Tsai, Yu-Chu Lin, Ching-Yung Wu
  • Publication number: 20190324283
    Abstract: A display device and a display method thereof are provided. The display device includes an image display module and a display control circuit. The display control circuit is coupled to the image display module and is configured to receive a first image signal and a second image signal for presenting a three-dimensional image. The display control circuit is further configured to determine whether an included angle between a straight line connecting a visual center point of a first display area in the image display module and a visual center point of a second display area in the image display module and a horizontal line is not less than a predetermined angle. When the included angle is not less than the predetermined angle, the display control circuit is further configured to switch the first image signal displayed on the first display area and the second image signal displayed on the second display area to a third image signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Kuan-Wei Li
  • Patent number: 10419939
    Abstract: An embodiment of the disclosure provides a resource partition aggregating method and a device, the method includes acquiring a resource utilization ratio of each resource partition in a first signal unit. When there is a resource utilization ratio of each resource partition of at least two adjacent resource partitions in the first signal unit is less than a first preset threshold, whether a zone index used after aggregating the at least two adjacent resource partitions causes a communication interference with zone indexes used by resource partitions in an adjacent second signal unit is determined. If no communication interference is caused, determining area distribution parameters of the aggregated at least two adjacent resource partitions. A broadcast message carrying the area distribution parameters to a vehicle terminal is sent. By using the embodiment of the present disclosure, a resource utilization ratio can be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: YULONG COMPUTER TELECOMMUNICATIONS SCIENTIFIC (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhen-Wei Shi, Ming Jiang, Jian-Hui Li, Kuan Wu, Rong Chen, Yi-Xue Lei, Qian Zheng, Yun-Fei Zhang
  • Patent number: 10409395
    Abstract: A method for determining display orientation is provided. The method includes the following steps. Sense a plurality of touch points by at least one hold sensor, and determine a holding gesture of the electronic apparatus according to the plurality of touch points. The at least one hold sensor is disposed on at least one side of the electronic apparatus. Determine a holding direction of the electronic apparatus according to the holding gesture. Determine a display orientation of a frame generated by the electronic apparatus according to the holding direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kuan-Wei Li
  • Publication number: 20190262849
    Abstract: An electronic showerhead device for automatically controlling water flow includes a showerhead body, a presence detector located within the showerhead body, a first water channel providing a primary water stream exiting the showerhead body, and a second water channel providing a secondary water stream exiting the showerhead body. Turning on a main water valve turns on the second water channel, while the first water channel remains off. Interruption of the presence interrogation beam area by a person or an object turns on the first water channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: OASENSE
    Inventors: CHIH-WEI TANG, KUAN-TEH LI, NATALIE ROWAN, EVAN SCHNEIDER
  • Publication number: 20190230514
    Abstract: An embodiment of the disclosure provides a resource partition aggregating method and a device, the method includes acquiring a resource utilization ratio of each resource partition in a first signal unit. When there is a resource utilization ratio of each resource partition of at least two adjacent resource partitions in the first signal unit is less than a first preset threshold, whether a zone index used after aggregating the at least two adjacent resource partitions causes a communication interference with zone indexes used by resource partitions in an adjacent second signal unit is determined. If no communication interference is caused, determining area distribution parameters of the aggregated at least two adjacent resource partitions. A broadcast message carrying the area distribution parameters to a vehicle terminal is sent. By using the embodiment of the present disclosure, a resource utilization ratio can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: ZHEN-WEI SHI, MING JIANG, JIAN-HUI LI, KUAN WU, RONG CHEN, YI-XUE LEI, QIAN ZHENG, YUN-FEI ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20190213713
    Abstract: An image processing method, suitable for a mobile device including a camera unit and a display unit, includes separating a foreground portion and a background portion of a first image sensed by the camera unit, calculating a dimension of the foreground portion, generating an adjustment level in positively correlated with the dimension, applying an image effect at the adjustment level to the foreground or the background portion of the first image to generate a second image, and displaying the second image on the display unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Pei-Chun TSAI, Kuan-Wei LI, Ching-Wen FU
  • Patent number: 10324054
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a sensor device is provided. In the method, sensing electrodes are formed on a substrate, a sensing material layer is formed on the sensing electrodes. The sensing material layer is etched to form a first nanowire sensing region, a second nanowire sensing region and a third nanowire sensing region respectively between every two sensing electrodes of the sensing electrodes. A dielectric layer is formed to cover the first nanowire sensing region, the second nanowire sensing region and the third nanowire sensing region, and the first nanowire sensing region and the third nanowire sensing region are exposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Sih-Han Li, Chih-Sheng Lin, Kuan-Wei Chen, Erh-Hao Chen, Shyh-Shyuan Sheu
  • Publication number: 20190154473
    Abstract: A readout circuit for a sensor and a readout method thereof are provided. The readout circuit includes a reference circuit, a compensated circuit, and a signal processing circuit. The reference circuit provides a direct current (DC) signal. The compensated circuit is coupled to the reference circuit. The compensated circuit obtains an analog sensing signal of the sensor, obtains the DC signal from the reference circuit, and provides a compensated signal according to the analog sensing signal and the DC signal. The signal processing circuit is coupled to the compensated circuit. The signal processing circuit processes the compensated signal to convert the compensated signal into a digital sensing signal. The compensated circuit subtracts the DC signal from the analog sensing signal to provide the compensated signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Sih-Han Li, Chih-Sheng Lin, Ya-Wen Yang, Kuan-Wei Chen, Shyh-Shyuan Sheu
  • Patent number: 10250803
    Abstract: A video generating system includes: a storage device, a camera device, and a processor. The camera device obtains a 360-degree panoramic video. The processor determines a plurality of meaningful angles of the 360-degree panoramic video, separates the 360-degree panoramic video into a plurality of durations according to the meaningful angles, and generates a normal video according to the durations associated with the meaningful angles. Each duration corresponds to one of the meaningful angles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Kuan-Wei Li
  • Patent number: 10067668
    Abstract: A portable electronic device, an operating method for the same, and a non-transitory computer readable recording medium are provided. The portable electronic device includes a body and an edge sensor disposed adjacent to an edge of the body. The operating method includes the following step. When a plugging-in event or a plugging-out event of a peripheral device is detected by the portable electronic device, a squeezing event sensed by the edge sensor is ignored. The squeezing event may be generated when a squeeze action sensed by the edge sensor occurs during a first time period. The plugging-in event or the plugging-out event may occur during the first time period. Alternatively, the squeeze action may begin within a second time period after the plugging-in event or the plugging-out event occurs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chia-Yao Lin, Yen-Hung Lin, Shih-Lung Lin, Chia-Chu Ho, Hsuan-Yi Lee, Kuan-Wei Li, Jian-Shuen Chen, Yu-Hung Chen, Chun-Hung Hsieh, Pin-Yu Huang
  • Publication number: 20180074645
    Abstract: A portable electronic device, an operating method for the same, and a non-transitory computer readable recording medium are provided. The portable electronic device includes a body, a touch display screen and an edge sensor. The touch display screen is disposed on the body. The edge sensor is disposed adjacent to an edge of the body. The operating method includes the following step. When an event is generated according to a first action sensed by the edge sensor, a touch function of a region of the touch display screen or the whole touch display screen is disabled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Chia-Yao LIN, Yen-Hung LIN, Shih-Lung LIN, Chia-Chu HO, Hsuan-Yi LEE, Kuan-Wei LI, Jian-Shuen CHEN, Yu-Hung CHEN, Chun-Hung HSIEH, Pin-Yu HUANG
  • Publication number: 20180074692
    Abstract: A portable electronic device, an operating method for the same, and a non-transitory computer readable recording medium are provided. The portable electronic device includes a body and an edge sensor disposed adjacent to an edge of the body. The operating method includes the following step. When a plugging-in event or a plugging-out event of a peripheral device is detected by the portable electronic device, a squeezing event sensed by the edge sensor is ignored. The squeezing event may be generated when a squeeze action sensed by the edge sensor occurs during a first time period. The plugging-in event or the plugging-out event may occur during the first time period. Alternatively, the squeeze action may begin within a second time period after the plugging-in event or the plugging-out event occurs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicant: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Chia-Yao LIN, Yen-Hung LIN, Shih-Lung LIN, Chia-Chu HO, Hsuan-Yi LEE, Kuan-Wei LI, Jian-Shuen CHEN, Yu-Hung CHEN, Chun-Hung HSIEH, Pin-Yu HUANG