Patents by Inventor Li Ming

Li Ming 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: 20200333451
    Abstract: An object detection method includes: obtaining a first offset value and a second offset value, setting a first detection threshold value by adding the first offset value to a first reference threshold value, setting a second detection threshold value by adding the second offset value to a second reference threshold value, obtaining a detection input, and performing target detection upon the detection input according to at least the first detection threshold value and the second detection threshold value. The first offset value is different from the second offset value. The first reference threshold value is determined for detecting if at least one object with a first value of an object characteristic exists. The second reference threshold value is determined for detecting if at least one object with a second value of the object characteristic exists. The second value is different from the first value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Li-Ming Wei, Chia-Yu Lin, Chih-Ming Hung
  • Publication number: 20200326588
    Abstract: A display panel has a display area and a peripheral area. The peripheral area is located outside the display area. The display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and a display medium layer. The second substrate is located above the first substrate and includes a first polarization layer, a first quarter wave plate (QWP), a reflection layer, and a pixel array. The first polarization layer is located within the display area and the peripheral area and includes a wire-grid polarizer. The first QWP is located within the peripheral area. The reflection layer is located within the peripheral area, in which the first QWP is located between the first polarization layer and the reflection layer. The pixel array is at least located within the display area. The display medium layer is located between the first substrate and the second substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Han-Sheng NIAN, Li-Kai CHIA, Yu-Cheng SHIH, Wei-Syun WANG, Shan-Ying CHOU, Sheng-Ming HUANG, Jen-Kuei LU
  • Patent number: 10805519
    Abstract: A perception-based image processing apparatus includes an image analyzing circuit and an application circuit. The image analyzing circuit obtains training data, sets a perception model according to the training data, performs an object detection of at least one frame, and generates an object detection information signal based at least partly on a result of the object detection of said at least one frame. The application circuit operates in response to the object detection information signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: MEDIATEK INC.
    Inventors: Tsu-Ming Liu, Chang-Hung Tsai, Tung-Hsing Wu, Jia-Ying Lin, Li-Heng Chen, Han-Liang Chou, Chi-Cheng Ju
  • Publication number: 20200321279
    Abstract: A device includes a conductive layer including a bottom portion, and a sidewall portion over the bottom portion, wherein the sidewall portion is connected to an end of the bottom portion. An aluminum-containing layer overlaps the bottom portion of the conductive layer, wherein a top surface of the aluminum-containing layer is substantially level with a top edge of the sidewall portion of the conductive layer. An aluminum oxide layer is overlying the aluminum-containing layer. A copper-containing region is over the aluminum oxide layer, and is spaced apart from the aluminum-containing layer by the aluminum oxide layer. The copper-containing region is electrically coupled to the aluminum-containing layer through the top edge of the sidewall portion of the conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Li-Lin Su, Ching-Hua Hsieh, Huang-Ming Chen, Hsueh Wen Tsau
  • Publication number: 20200313245
    Abstract: Disclosed are a power battery pack safety prevention and control system for an electric vehicle and a control method. The power battery pack safety prevention and control system includes a signal collection device, a master controller, and a stepwise prevention and control actuator. The master controller includes a fault diagnosis device, a cell thermal runway determination device, and a battery pack thermal runway spread determination device which are respectively electrically connected to the stepwise prevention and control actuator and send different control instructions to the stepwise prevention and control actuator. The stepwise prevention and control actuator can perform different levels of prevention and control actions according to different control instructions sent by the fault diagnosis device, the cell thermal runway determination device, and the battery pack thermal runway spread determination device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Tsinghua University
    Inventors: XU-NING FENG, XIANG-MING HE, LI WANG, MING-GAO OUYANG, LAN-GUANG LU, YUE PAN
  • Patent number: 10788266
    Abstract: A kiln including a stove and a heat source wherein the stove includes a chamber, an air guide structure, an exhaust pipe and a heat storage member. The chamber includes a cavity, an entry, and an air outlet. The air outlet is located between a top of the front section of the cavity and the entry. The air guide structure communicates with the air outlet and includes a guide plate. The exhaust pipe is disposed above the guide plate, and an exhaust channel is formed by the guide plate of the air guide structure and the exhaust pipe. The heat storage member covers an exterior of the cavity which is corresponding to the top of the front section of the cavity, and contacts the air guide structure. The heat source is disposed in the stove and adapted to heat the cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignees: National Chung-Shan Institute of Science & Technology, Ten Wing Scientific Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Hsi-Ming Tseng, Li-Chih Liao
  • Patent number: 10786011
    Abstract: An electronic cigarette includes a power supply device, an atomizer, a liquid storage structure, a fluid transportation device, a casing and a mouthpiece. The atomizer includes an electric heater and a liquid conduit. The electric heater is disposed around liquid conduit. The liquid storage structure includes a liquid container for storing cigarette liquid. The fluid transportation device includes an input channel in communication with the liquid container and an output channel in communication with the liquid conduit. The cigarette liquid is transferred to the liquid conduit through the fluid transportation device at a certain amount. Consequently, an atomized vapor is generated. The casing has an inlet in communication with the atomizer through an airflow chamber. The inlet and the airflow chamber form an airflow path for an airflow to pass through. The mouthpiece is located at an end of the casing and in communication with the airflow path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: MICROJET TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Li-Pang Mo, Shih-Chang Chen, Chi-Feng Huang, Yung-Lung Han, Wei-Ming Lee, Chia-Hao Chang
  • Publication number: 20200303590
    Abstract: An optoelectronic device includes a semiconductor stack; a current blocking region, including a first pad portion formed above the semiconductor stack and wherein the current blocking region includes insulated material; a first opening, formed in the first pad portion, exposing a top surface of the semiconductor stack; a transparent conductive layer, formed on the current blocking region and/or the top surface of the semiconductor stack, including a second opening exposing the first opening; and a first electrode, formed on the transparent conductive layer and including a first pad electrode formed above the first pad portion of the current blocking region and electrically connecting to the semiconductor stack through the first opening; wherein in a top view, the first opening and the second opening have different shapes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Tzung-Shiun YEH, Li-Ming CHANG, Chien-Fu SHEN
  • Patent number: 10784427
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes a first edge to a fourth edge; a semiconductor stack formed on a substrate, including a first semiconductor layer, a second semiconductor layer and an active layer; a first electrode formed on the first semiconductor layer, including a first pad electrode and a first finger electrode; and a second electrode formed on the second semiconductor layer, including a second pad electrode and a second finger electrode; wherein the first finger electrode is disposed at and along the first edge; and the first finger electrode includes a first overlapping portion overlapping the second finger electrode; the second finger electrode includes a second overlapping portion overlapping the first finger electrode and a non-overlapping portion that does not overlap the first finger electrode; and the second overlapping portion is not parallel with the first overlapping portion and the non-overlapping portion is not parallel with the first edge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: EPISTAR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Li-Ming Chang, Tzung-Shiun Yeh, Chien-Fu Shen, Yu-Rui Lin, Chen Ou, Hsin-Ying Wang, Hui-Chun Yeh
  • Patent number: 10772379
    Abstract: A dynamic pressure controlled air cushion device disposed on a bottom part of a shoe comprises a first air bag and a second air bag communicated with each other through an air passage, and the first air bag and the second air bag are respectively disposed corresponding to a front foot sole and a rear foot sole of a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: MICROJET TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hao-Jan Mou, Li-Pang Mo, Shih-Chang Chen, Yung-Lung Han, Wei-Ming Lee
  • Publication number: 20200278578
    Abstract: A display device which is not harmful to the human eye in respect of blue light includes a display panel, a backlight module, and a light adjusting component. The backlight module includes white light emitting diodes (LEDs) for emitting light. Each white LED includes a blue light chip and a yellow fluorescent material encapsulated on the blue light chip. Thereby, transmittance of the light adjusting component for blue light having a wavelength less than 450 nm is less than 10% and transmittance of light adjusting component for blue light having a wavelength over 470 nm is not less than 90%. The light adjusting component reduces the emission from the display device of yellow light having a wavelength of about 575 nm to 595 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: LI-CHIAO HUANG, CHIEN-MING HUANG, KUAN-WEI CHOU, YU-WEN LAI
  • Publication number: 20200251886
    Abstract: An optical device including a Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser (VCSEL) light source and a lens array is provided. The VCSEL light source is configured to emit light with at least one light dot. The lens array is configured to receive light emitting from the VCSEL light source and then project a structured light. The structured light includes a dot pattern having number of light dots. Plural convex lenses are arranged along a first surface of the lens array. The convex lenses are configured to generate the light dots of the dot pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Han-Yi KUO, Kuan-Ming CHEN, Li-Chiu TSAI, Meng-Ko TSAI
  • Patent number: 10732228
    Abstract: An apparatus for estimating a condition of a battery includes a mode identifying unit configured to identify a usage mode of the battery during a period of time and its corresponding attenuation curve, according to recorded data on battery usage, stored usage modes of the battery and attenuation curves corresponding to the various usage modes, the attenuation curve representing a change of a fully charged capacity of the battery with battery usage; and a condition estimating unit configured to calculate battery degradation according to the recorded data, the identified usage mode and its corresponding attenuation curve, the degradation representing a quantity of the fully charged capacity of the battery that is reduced over the battery usage. The condition of the battery is estimated so as to rationally judge the residual value of the battery in operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Utopus Insights, Inc.
    Inventors: Jin Dong, Carlton Gammons, Jin Yan Shao, Qi Ming Tian, Ming Xie, Wen Jun Yin, Hong Guang Yu, Li Li Zhao
  • Publication number: 20200243519
    Abstract: A method for forming a semiconductor device structure is provided. The method includes forming a first epitaxial structure and a second epitaxial structure over a semiconductor substrate. The method includes forming a dielectric layer over the first epitaxial structure, the second epitaxial structure, and the semiconductor substrate. The method includes forming a first mask layer over the dielectric layer and between the first epitaxial structure and the second epitaxial structure. The method includes forming a second mask layer over the dielectric layer and the first mask layer. The method includes partially removing the dielectric layer covering the first epitaxial structure and the second epitaxial structure. The method includes removing the first mask layer. The method includes forming a first conductive layer and a second conductive layer respectively in the first recess and the second recess.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Li-Zhen YU, Tien-Lu LIN, Jia-Chuan YOU, Chia-Hao CHANG, Yu-Ming LIN, Chih-Hao WANG
  • Publication number: 20200243714
    Abstract: A light-emitting device, includes: a substrate, including a base with a main surface; and a plurality of protrusions on the main surface, wherein the protrusion and the base include different materials; and a semiconductor stack on the main surface, including a side wall, and wherein an included angle between the side wall and the main surface is an obtuse angle; wherein the main surface includes a peripheral area surrounding the semiconductor stack, and the peripheral area is devoid of the protrusion formed thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Li-Ming CHANG, Tzung-Shiun YEH, Chien-Fu SHEN, Wen-Hsiang LIN, Pei-Chi CHIANG, Yi-Wen KU
  • Publication number: 20200234617
    Abstract: A display apparatus and method for optimizing a display mode are provided. The display apparatus and method for optimizing a display mode include a display, a memory and a processor. The memory includes a sampling module, a neural network module and a mode selection module. The display displays an image data stream and has display modes. The sampling module samples the image data stream in a first time interval to generate sampling data in response to a trigger signal. The neural network module classifies the sampling data through the neural network to generate a classification outcome corresponding to the display modes. The mode selection module selects one of the display modes according to the classification outcome to display the image data stream.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicants: Coretronic Corporation, Optoma Corporation
    Inventors: Hsin-Yueh Chang, Li-Ming Chen, Yuan-Mao Tsui
  • Patent number: 10714755
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method for making a cathode active material coating liquid including steps: forming a phosphate ester solution by adding a phosphate ester in an alcoholic solvent; and introducing an aluminum salt to the phosphate ester solution, the aluminum salt being soluble to the alcoholic solvent, and the aluminum salt reacting with the phosphate ester to form a homogeneous clear solution. The present disclosure also relates to a cathode active material coating liquid and a method for coating the cathode active material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Xiang-Ming He, Ying-Qiang Wu, Li Wang
  • Publication number: 20200215545
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for ordering, sorting and/or focusing particles in a first microfluidic channel system, the method comprising the steps of i) providing for a first microfluidic channel comprising at least a first and a second inlet and a first outlet, ii) injecting a first fluid into the channel through said first inlet, iii) injecting a second fluid into the channel through said second inlet, wherein the viscosity of the first fluid is higher than the viscosity of the second fluid, such that the two fluids flow in a laminar fashion unmixed side by side, and one of the two fluids comprises the particles to be ordered, sorted and/or focused. The invention also relates to a microfluidic channel system for sorting different particles into one droplet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Raphael Clément Li-Ming Doineau, Arnaud Reitz, Marcel Reichen
  • Patent number: 10707376
    Abstract: An optoelectronic device includes a substrate; a semiconductor stack, formed on the substrate; a current blocking region, including a first pad portion formed above the semiconductor stack and wherein the current blocking region includes transparent insulated material; a transparent conductive layer, formed on the current blocking region and/or a surface of the semiconductor stack; a first opening, formed in the first pad portion, wherein in a top view, the first opening includes elongated shape; and a first electrode, including a first pad electrode formed above the first pad portion of the current blocking region and electrically connecting to the semiconductor stack through the first opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: EPISTAR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tzung-Shiun Yeh, Li-Ming Chang, Chien-Fu Shen
  • Patent number: 10700010
    Abstract: A device includes a conductive layer including a bottom portion, and a sidewall portion over the bottom portion, wherein the sidewall portion is connected to an end of the bottom portion. An aluminum-containing layer overlaps the bottom portion of the conductive layer, wherein a top surface of the aluminum-containing layer is substantially level with a top edge of the sidewall portion of the conductive layer. An aluminum oxide layer is overlying the aluminum-containing layer. A copper-containing region is over the aluminum oxide layer, and is spaced apart from the aluminum-containing layer by the aluminum oxide layer. The copper-containing region is electrically coupled to the aluminum-containing layer through the top edge of the sidewall portion of the conductive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Li-Lin Su, Ching-Hua Hsieh, Huang-Ming Chen, Hsueh Wen Tsau