Patents by Inventor Meng Ting Lin

Meng Ting Lin 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: 11002891
    Abstract: An optical system is provided and includes a fixed assembly, a movable member, a driving assembly and a buffering member. The movable member is movably connected to the fixed assembly and is configured to hold an optical member having an optical axis. The driving assembly is for driving the movable member to move relative to the fixed assembly. The buffering member is disposed on a first surface of the fixed assembly. The buffering member, the movable member and the fixed assembly are arranged along the optical axis. The buffering member includes a soft resin material. The buffering member is disposed to surround the optical axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun Kao, Meng-Ting Lin, I-Mei Huang, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Publication number: 20210109307
    Abstract: An optical system affixed to an electronic apparatus is provided, including a first optical module, a second optical module, and a third optical module. The first optical module is configured to adjust the moving direction of a first light from a first moving direction to a second moving direction, wherein the first moving direction is not parallel to the second moving direction. The second optical module is configured to receive the first light moving in the second moving direction. The first light reaches the third optical module via the first optical module and the second optical module in sequence. The third optical module includes a first photoelectric converter configured to transform the first light into a first image signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Chih-Wei WENG, Chia-Che WU, Chien-Yu KAO, Hsiao-Hsin HU, He-Ling CHANG, Chao-Hsi WANG, Chen-Hsien FAN, Che-Wei CHANG, Mao-Gen JIAN, Sung-Mao TSAI, Wei-Jhe SHEN, Yung-Ping YANG, Sin-Hong LIN, Tzu-Yu CHANG, Sin-Jhong SONG, Shang-Yu HSU, Meng-Ting LIN, Shih-Wei HUNG, Yu-Huai LIAO, Mao-Kuo HSU, Hsueh-Ju LU, Ching-Chieh HUANG, Chih-Wen CHIANG, Yu-Chiao LO, Ying-Jen WANG, Shu-Shan CHEN, Che-Hsiang CHIU
  • Publication number: 20210109314
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided and includes a fixed assembly, a movable assembly, a driving assembly and a circuit assembly. The movable assembly is configured to connect an optical element, the movable assembly is movable relative to the fixed assembly, and the optical element has an optical axis. The driving assembly is configured to drive the movable assembly to move relative to the fixed assembly. The circuit assembly includes a plurality of circuits and is affixed to the fixed assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Sin-Hong LIN, Yung-Ping YANG, Wen-Yen HUANG, Yu-Cheng LIN, Kun-Shih LIN, Chao-Chang HU, Yung-Hsien YEH, Mao-Kuo HSU, Chih-Wei WENG, Ching-Chieh HUANG, Chih-Shiang WU, Chun-Chia LIAO, Chia-Yu CHANG, Hung-Ping CHEN, Wei-Zhong LUO, Wen-Chang LIN, Shou-Jen LIU, Shao-Chung CHANG, Chen-Hsin HUANG, Meng-Ting LIN, Yen-Cheng CHEN, I-Mei HUANG, Yun-Fei WANG, Wei-Jhe SHEN
  • Publication number: 20210063763
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for an optical element is provided, including a support body, a movable portion, an elastic assembly, and a driving assembly. The movable portion is located in the support body. The movable portion is movable relative to the support body and is used to connect to an optical element. The elastic assembly is movably connected to the support body and the movable portion. The driving assembly is disposed on the support body and the movable portion, and is configured to drive the movable portion to move relative to the support body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Shang-Yu HSU, Yu-Huai LIAO, Meng-Ting LIN, Guan-Bo WANG
  • Patent number: 10935701
    Abstract: An optical system is provided, including a liquid optical module and a first optical module. The liquid optical module includes a liquid lens driving mechanism and a liquid lens assembly. The liquid lens driving mechanism includes a fixed portion, a movable portion and a first driving assembly configured to drive the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The liquid lens assembly includes a liquid lens element, a fixing member and a deforming member. The first optical module is disposed in a receiving space of the fixed portion and includes: a first optical element and a first optical driving mechanism. When the movable portion is driven by the driving assembly to move relative to the fixed portion, the liquid lens element is deformed via the deforming member, causing the optical properties of the liquid lens element to change.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun Kao, Meng-Ting Lin, I-Mei Huang, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Publication number: 20210048728
    Abstract: An optical member driving mechanism is provided. The optical member driving mechanism includes a movable portion, a fixed portion, a driving assembly and a guiding assembly. The movable portion is connected to an optical member, and is movable relative to the fixed portion. The driving assembly drives the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The guiding assembly limits the mode of movement for the movable portion relative to the fixed portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Shang-Yu HSU, Yu-Huai LIAO, Meng-Ting LIN
  • Publication number: 20210051271
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided, including a fixed portion, a movable portion, a driving assembly, and a connecting assembly. The fixed portion includes a base and a case. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion and is used for connecting an optical element. The driving assembly is disposed between the fixed portion and the movable portion for moving the movable portion relative to the fixed portion. The connecting assembly is disposed between the fixed portion and the movable portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Shang-Yu HSU, Yu-Huai LIAO, Meng-Ting LIN
  • Patent number: 10921494
    Abstract: A liquid optical module is provided, including a liquid lens driving mechanism and a liquid lens assembly. The liquid lens driving mechanism includes a fixed portion, a movable portion and a driving assembly. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion. The liquid lens assembly includes a liquid lens element, a fixing member and a deforming member. The fixing member is disposed on a first fixed portion surface of the fixed portion, and the deforming member is disposed on a movable portion surface of the movable portion. The movable portion surface and the first fixed portion surface face the same direction, and when the movable portion is driven by the driving assembly to move relative to the fixed portion, the liquid lens element is deformed by the deforming member, causing the optical properties of the liquid lens element to change.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun Kao, Meng-Ting Lin, I-Mei Huang, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Publication number: 20210033818
    Abstract: An optical member driving mechanism is provided. The optical member driving mechanism includes a fixed portion, a movable portion, a driving assembly and a circuit assembly. The fixed portion has a main axis and a polygonal structure surrounding the main axis. The movable portion is configured to connect an optical member, and is movable relative to the fixed portion. The driving assembly drives the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The circuit assembly is electrically connected to the driving assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Yen-Cheng CHEN, Meng-Ting LIN, Guan-Bo WANG, Sheng-Chang LIN, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Patent number: 10840792
    Abstract: An electromagnetic driving mechanism is provided, including a housing, a circuit unit, an electromagnetic driving assembly, and a sensing element. The circuit unit is connected to the housing, and has a plastic material and a circuit element. The plastic material is formed on and covers an outer surface of the circuit element by insert molding. The electromagnetic driving assembly is disposed in the housing for forcing an optical element to move relative to the circuit unit. The sensing element is disposed on the circuit unit, and electrically connected to the circuit element for detecting the displacement of the optical element relative to the circuit unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun Kao, Nai-Wen Hsu, Shih-Ting Huang, Yi-Hsin Nieh, Meng-Ting Lin
  • Publication number: 20200285068
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a fixed part, a movable part, a driving assembly, and a sensing assembly. The fixed part has a main axis. The fixed part includes a case and a bottom. The case and the bottom are arranged along the main axis. The movable part moves relative to the fixed part. The movable part may hold an optical element with an optical axis. The driving assembly drives the movable part to move relative to the fixed part. The sensing assembly senses a movement condition of the movable part relative to the fixed part. The sensing assembly includes a sensor. The sensor is disposed on the bottom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Meng-Ting LIN, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200285021
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a fixed part, a movable part, and a driving assembly. The fixed part has a main axis. The fixed part includes a case made of non-metal material and a bottom. The case and the bottom are arranged along the main axis. The movable part moves relative to the fixed part. The driving assembly drives the movable part to move relative to the fixed part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Meng-Ting LIN, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20200041756
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a movable part and a fixed part. The movable part holds an optical element with an optical axis and moves relative to the fixed part. The fixed part includes a bottom unit, which is integrally formed. The bottom unit includes a base member, a circuit member, and a driving coil assembly. The driving coil assembly is electrically connected to the circuit member. The circuit member and the driving coil assembly are located at the base member. The driving coil assembly includes a connection wire, a plurality of first driving coils, and a plurality of second driving coils. The first driving coils are connected via the connection wire. The second driving coils are located between the first driving coils and the circuit member. When viewed along a direction that is perpendicular to the optical axis, the second driving coils partially overlap the connection wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun KAO, Meng-Ting LIN, Wei-Han HSIA, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190227201
    Abstract: An optical system is provided, including a holder, a fixed module, a driving assembly, and a first resilient member. The holder is used for holding an optical element that defines an optical axis. The fixed module is movably connected to the holder and has a housing and a base connected to the housing. The base has a bottom surface parallel to the optical axis and a first pillar forming a first surface that is not parallel to the optical axis. The driving assembly drives the holder to move relative to the fixed module. The first resilient member is disposed on the first surface and movably connects the holder with the fixed module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun KAO, Meng-Ting LIN, I-Mei HUANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190230256
    Abstract: An optical system is provided, including a holder, a fixed module, a driving assembly, and a first resilient member. The holder is used for holding an optical element that defines an optical axis. The fixed module is movably connected to the holder and has a housing and a base connected to the housing. The base has a bottom surface parallel to the optical axis and a first pillar forming a first surface not parallel to the optical axis. The driving assembly drives the holder to move relative to the fixed module. The first resilient member is disposed on the first surface and movably connecting the holder with the fixed module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun KAO, Meng-Ting LIN, I-Mei HUANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190227259
    Abstract: An optical system is provided, including a holder, a fixed module, a driving assembly, and a first resilient member. The holder is used for holding an optical element that defines an optical axis. The fixed module is movably connected to the holder and has a housing and a base connected to the housing. The base has a bottom surface parallel to the optical axis and a first pillar forming a first surface that is not parallel to the optical axis. The driving assembly drives the holder to move relative to the fixed module. The first resilient member is disposed on the first surface and movably connects the holder with the fixed module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Shang-Yu HSU, Yu-Huai LIAO, Meng-Ting LIN, I-Mei HUANG
  • Publication number: 20190227200
    Abstract: An optical system is provided, including a liquid optical module and a first optical module. The liquid optical module includes a liquid lens driving mechanism and a liquid lens assembly. The liquid lens driving mechanism includes a fixed portion, a movable portion and a first driving assembly configured to drive the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The liquid lens assembly includes a liquid lens element, a fixing member and a deforming member. The first optical module is disposed in a receiving space of the fixed portion and includes: a first optical element and a first optical driving mechanism. When the movable portion is driven by the driving assembly to move relative to the fixed portion, the liquid lens element is deformed via the deforming member, causing the optical properties of the liquid lens element to change.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun KAO, Meng-Ting LIN, I-Mei HUANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190227199
    Abstract: A liquid optical module is provided, including a liquid lens driving mechanism and a liquid lens assembly. The liquid lens driving mechanism includes a fixed portion, a movable portion and a driving assembly. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion. The liquid lens assembly includes a liquid lens element, a fixing member and a deforming member. The fixing member is disposed on a first fixed portion surface of the fixed portion, and the deforming member is disposed on a movable portion surface of the movable portion. The movable portion surface and the first fixed portion surface face the same direction, and when the movable portion is driven by the driving assembly to move relative to the fixed portion, the liquid lens element is deformed by the deforming member, causing the optical properties of the liquid lens element to change.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun KAO, Meng-Ting LIN, I-Mei HUANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190227258
    Abstract: An optical system is provided and includes a fixed assembly, a movable member, a driving assembly and a buffering member. The movable member is movably connected to the fixed assembly and is configured to hold an optical member having an optical axis. The driving assembly is for driving the movable member to move relative to the fixed assembly. The buffering member is disposed on a first surface of the fixed assembly. The buffering member, the movable member and the fixed assembly are arranged along the optical axis. The buffering member includes a soft resin material. The buffering member is disposed to surround the optical axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun KAO, Meng-Ting LIN, I-Mei HUANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180287478
    Abstract: An electromagnetic driving mechanism is provided, including a housing, a circuit unit, an electromagnetic driving assembly, and a sensing element. The circuit unit is connected to the housing, and has a plastic material and a circuit element. The plastic material is formed on and covers an outer surface of the circuit element by insert molding. The electromagnetic driving assembly is disposed in the housing for forcing an optical element to move relative to the circuit unit. The sensing element is disposed on the circuit unit, and electrically connected to the circuit element for detecting the displacement of the optical element relative to the circuit unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun KAO, Nai-Wen HSU, Shih-Ting HUANG, Yi-Hsin NIEH, Meng-Ting LIN