Patents by Inventor Nai-Chien Chang

Nai-Chien Chang 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: 10361523
    Abstract: A USB connecting apparatus includes a board member, a plurality of first conductive connection portions, a metal housing and an assembly structure. The board member is a printed circuit board complying with the USB-Type C specification and includes a main body portion and a tongue portion. The tongue portion includes two surfaces facing toward each other. Each first conductive connection portion is electrically disposed on at least one surface of the tongue portion in order to form a tongue plate. The metal housing is arranged on the board member and surrounds the tongue plate correspondingly. The assembly structure is arranged on the plate member and/or the metal housing. The plate member and the metal housing are positioned relative to each other via the assembly structure. Accordingly, the USB connecting apparatus can be used on an existing electronic product circuit board and can be directly used as USB Type-C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignees: NICECONN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yi-Fang Chuang, Nai-Chien Chang
  • Patent number: 10361498
    Abstract: A board-to-board connector includes a first circuit board and a second circuit board. The first circuit board has at least one cut. The second circuit board includes a tongue assembly disposed corresponding to the cut, a plurality of connection portions disposed on two opposite surfaces of the tongue assembly, and a plurality of conductive portions electrically connected to the first circuit board. Therefore, the board-to-board connector can effectively reduce the distance between the first circuit board and the second circuit board, which is applicable to the increasingly lightweight and compact electronic devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignees: NICECONN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yi-Fang Chuang, Nai-Chien Chang
  • Publication number: 20190081422
    Abstract: A board-to-board connector includes a first circuit board and a second circuit board. The first circuit board has at least one cut. The second circuit board includes a tongue assembly disposed corresponding to the cut, a plurality of connection portions disposed on two opposite surfaces of the tongue assembly, and a plurality of conductive portions electrically connected to the first circuit board. Therefore, the board-to-board connector can effectively reduce the distance between the first circuit board and the second circuit board, which is applicable to the increasingly lightweight and compact electronic devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Yi-Fang CHUANG, Nai-Chien CHANG
  • Publication number: 20180138646
    Abstract: A USB connecting apparatus includes a board member, a plurality of first conductive connection portions, a metal housing and an assembly structure. The board member is a printed circuit board complying with the USB-Type C specification and includes a main body portion and a tongue portion. The tongue portion includes two surfaces facing toward each other. Each first conductive connection portion is electrically disposed on at least one surface of the tongue portion in order to form a tongue plate. The metal housing is arranged on the board member and surrounds the tongue plate correspondingly. The assembly structure is arranged on the plate member and/or the metal housing. The plate member and the metal housing are positioned relative to each other via the assembly structure. Accordingly, the USB connecting apparatus can be used on an existing electronic product circuit board and can be directly used as USB Type-C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: Yi-Fang CHUANG, Nai-Chien CHANG
  • Patent number: 9929492
    Abstract: A composite electronic connector comprising an insulating housing, a USB Type-C connector and a USB Type-A connector which are arranged in the insulating housing is disclosed. The USB Type-C connector comprises a circuit board, a connecting line and a plurality of transferring terminals. One side of the circuit board is arranged with twenty-four golden fingers, other side of the circuit board is connected with the plurality of transferring terminals. The connecting line is used to integrate signal transmitted through the twenty-four golden fingers of the USB Type-C connector into USB Type-A standard adopted outputting signal, and outputs the outputting signal through the plurality of transferring terminals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignees: NICECONN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yi-Fang Chuang, Nai-Chien Chang
  • Patent number: 9715472
    Abstract: A USB Type-C connector module including a circuit board, and a USB Type-C connector, a configuration-channel (CC) chip and a plurality of conductive terminals electrically connected with the circuit board. CC pins of the USB Type-C connector are electrically connected to the CC chip for accepting an operation of the CC chip. Power pins of the USB Type-C connector are electrically connected to a power control chip of an external mainboard through the plurality of conductive terminals for receiving power from the mainboard. Data pins of the USB Type-C connector are electrically connected to a PCH of the external mainboard for transmitting data with the mainboard.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2017
    Assignees: TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Nai-Chien Chang
  • Publication number: 20170179658
    Abstract: A composite electronic connector comprising an insulating housing, a USB Type-C connector and a USB Type-A connector which are arranged in the insulating housing is disclosed. The USB Type-C connector comprises a circuit board, a connecting line and a plurality of transferring terminals. One side of the circuit board is arranged with twenty-four golden fingers, other side of the circuit board is connected with the plurality of transferring terminals. The connecting line is used to integrate signal transmitted through the twenty-four golden fingers of the USB Type-C connector into USB Type-A standard adopted outputting signal, and outputs the outputting signal through the plurality of transferring terminals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Inventors: Yi-Fang CHUANG, Nai-Chien CHANG
  • Patent number: 9684626
    Abstract: A wireless transmission and video integrated apparatus includes a hub module, a video module and a wireless module. The hub module includes a hub unit, a first expansion interface, a second expansion interface and a transmission interface. The video module includes a first connection interface, an image processing unit, an image acquisition unit and a microphone unit. The video module is electrically connected to the first expansion interface of the hub module through the first connection interface. The wireless module includes a second connection interface, a wireless communication unit and an antenna unit. The wireless module is electrically connected to the second expansion interface of the hub module through the second connection interface. The video module and the wireless module are integrated as a whole through the hub module, and then electrically connected to an electronic apparatus through the transmission interface to help with the assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Inventor: Nai-Chien Chang
  • Patent number: 9673581
    Abstract: An electrical connector comprising an insulating housing, a USB Type-C connector arranged in the insulating housing, a circuit board and a plurality of transferring terminals is disclosed. One side of the circuit board is connected with twenty-four connection terminals of the USB Type-C connector, other side of the circuit board is connected with the plurality of transferring terminals which are corresponding to USB Type-A standard. The circuit board is arranged with a connecting line, which is used to integrate signal transmitted through the twenty-four connection terminals of the USB Type-C connector into USB Type-A standard adopted outputting signal, and outputs the outputting signal through the plurality of transferring terminals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignees: NICECONN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yi-Fang Chuang, Nai-Chien Chang
  • Publication number: 20170149184
    Abstract: An electrical connector comprising an insulating housing, a USB Type-C connector arranged in the insulating housing, a circuit board and a plurality of transferring terminals is disclosed. One side of the circuit board is connected with twenty-four connection terminals of the USB Type-C connector, other side of the circuit board is connected with the plurality of transferring terminals which are corresponding to USB Type-A standard. The circuit board is arranged with a connecting line, which is used to integrate signal transmitted through the twenty-four connection terminals of the USB Type-C connector into USB Type-A standard adopted outputting signal, and outputs the outputting signal through the plurality of transferring terminals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2016
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Inventors: Yi-Fang CHUANG, Nai-Chien CHANG
  • Patent number: 9577392
    Abstract: A USB Type-C connector module includes a circuit board, a configuration-channel (CC) chip and a plurality of conductive terminals electrically connected with the circuit board. One end of the circuit board has a tongue, which a plurality of golden-fingers are arranged at two sides thereon. A USB Type-C connector is constituted by the tongue and the golden-fingers. CC golden-fingers of the USB Type-C connector are electrically connected to the CC chip for accepting a CC operation. Power golden-fingers of the USB Type-C connector are electrically connected to a power control chip of an external mainboard through the plurality of conductive terminals for receiving power. Data golden-fingers of the USB Type-C connector are electrically connected to a PCH of the external mainboard for transmitting data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignees: NICECONN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Nai-Chien Chang
  • Publication number: 20160336698
    Abstract: A USB Type-C connector module includes a circuit board, a configuration-channel (CC) chip and a plurality of conductive terminals electrically connected with the circuit board. One end of the circuit board has a tongue, which a plurality of golden-fingers are arranged at two sides thereon. A USB Type-C connector is constituted by the tongue and the golden-fingers. CC golden-fingers of the USB Type-C connector are electrically connected to the CC chip for accepting a CC operation. Power golden-fingers of the USB Type-C connector are electrically connected to a power control chip of an external mainboard through the plurality of conductive terminals for receiving power. Data golden-fingers of the USB Type-C connector are electrically connected to a PCH of the external mainboard for transmitting data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Inventor: Nai-Chien CHANG
  • Publication number: 20160336694
    Abstract: A USB Type-C connector module including a circuit board, and a USB Type-C connector, a configuration-channel (CC) chip and a plurality of conductive terminals electrically connected with the circuit board. CC pins of the USB Type-C connector are electrically connected to the CC chip for accepting an operation of the CC chip. Power pins of the USB Type-C connector are electrically connected to a power control chip of an external mainboard through the plurality of conductive terminals for receiving power from the mainboard. Data pins of the USB Type-C connector are electrically connected to a PCH of the external mainboard for transmitting data with the mainboard.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Inventor: Nai-Chien CHANG
  • Patent number: 9459659
    Abstract: A multi-port mini computer includes a main housing and an adapting stage. The main housing comprises a first male connector, a microprocessor, a wireless network unit, an antenna, a second first male connector and a first casing enclosing above elements. The adapting stage comprises a second female, a third male connector, and a second casing enclosing above elements. The first casing has a sliding rail on outer face thereof and the second casing has a connection member on outer face thereof. The adapting stage is assembled to the main housing by connecting the connection member into the sliding rail. The first male connector, the second male connector and the third male connector are different kinds of male connectors, the second female connector is corresponding to the second male connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Inventor: Nai-Chien Chang
  • Patent number: 9377184
    Abstract: A light bulb holder module with a function of sharing wireless network is disclosed. The light bulb holder module is embedded into a light bulb slot and is externally connected to a light bulb. The light bulb holder module includes a light bulb holder, an electronic switch, a control unit, a network input port, a wireless transmission chip, and an antenna unit. The network input port is connected to a modem via a network wire to receive network services. The wireless transmission chip receives and converts network signals and then transmits the network signals out via the antenna unit. The wireless transmission chip is electrically connected to the control unit so that external control signals are received by the wireless transmission chip and controlled by the control unit to control the electronic switch to be turned on or turned off, thus lightening or extinguishing the light bulb.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Inventor: Nai-Chien Chang
  • Patent number: 9348779
    Abstract: A multifunctional electronic apparatus includes a casing, a connection port group integrated with the casing, a memory card slot group, an operation interface, a power input element, a wireless antenna, a first storage element, an output element, a second storage element and a control circuit. The multifunctional electronic apparatus is a base station for wirelessly connecting to the Internet, and has reading memory cards, storing data, supplying power, charging and playing data functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Inventor: Nai-Chien Chang
  • Patent number: 9332295
    Abstract: A wireless transmission and video integrated apparatus includes a video module and a wireless module. The video module includes a hub unit, an image processing unit, an image acquisition unit, a microphone unit, an expansion interface and a transmission interface. The wireless module includes a connection interface, a wireless communication unit and an antenna unit. The wireless module is electrically connected to the expansion interface of the video module through the connection interface. The video module and the wireless module are integrated as a whole, and then are electrically connected to an external electronic apparatus through the transmission interface of the video module, so that assembling the wireless transmission and video integrated apparatus into the electronic apparatus is quick.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Inventor: Nai-Chien Chang
  • Publication number: 20160018850
    Abstract: A multi-port mini computer includes a main housing and an adapting stage. The main housing comprises a first male connector, a microprocessor, a wireless network unit, an antenna, a second first male connector and a first casing enclosing above elements. The adapting stage comprises a second female, a third male connector, and a second casing enclosing above elements. The first casing has a sliding rail on outer face thereof and the second casing has a connection member on outer face thereof. The adapting stage is assembled to the main housing by connecting the connection member into the sliding rail. The first male connector, the second male connector and the third male connector are different kinds of male connectors, the second female connector is corresponding to the second male connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2015
    Publication date: January 21, 2016
    Inventor: Nai-Chien CHANG
  • Publication number: 20160004662
    Abstract: A wireless transmission and video integrated apparatus includes a hub module, a video module and a wireless module. The hub module includes a hub unit, a first expansion interface, a second expansion interface and a transmission interface. The video module includes a first connection interface, an image processing unit, an image acquisition unit and a microphone unit. The video module is electrically connected to the first expansion interface of the hub module through the first connection interface. The wireless module includes a second connection interface, a wireless communication unit and an antenna unit. The wireless module is electrically connected to the second expansion interface of the hub module through the second connection interface. The video module and the wireless module are integrated as a whole through the hub module, and then electrically connected to an electronic apparatus through the transmission interface to help with the assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2015
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Inventor: Nai-Chien CHANG
  • Publication number: 20160007068
    Abstract: A wireless transmission and video integrated apparatus includes a video module and a wireless module. The video module includes a hub unit, an image processing unit, an image acquisition unit, a microphone unit, an expansion interface and a transmission interface. The wireless module includes a connection interface, a wireless communication unit and an antenna unit. The wireless module is electrically connected to the expansion interface of the video module through the connection interface. The video module and the wireless module are integrated as a whole, and then are electrically connected to an external electronic apparatus through the transmission interface of the video module, so that assembling the wireless transmission and video integrated apparatus into the electronic apparatus is quick.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Inventor: Nai-Chien CHANG