Patents by Inventor Ping-Hung Chen

Ping-Hung Chen 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: 10403235
    Abstract: The invention introduces a screen-sharing method, executed by a processing unit of a screen-sharing source, which contains at least the following steps. Application windows being opened on a display unit are obtained. For each application window, screen-sharing receivers, which are connected to the screen-sharing source, are detected and items are appended to a system menu instance of the application window, where each item corresponds to one screen-sharing receiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: WISTRON CORP.
    Inventors: Pen-Tai Miao, Ping-Hung Chen, Yu-Ping Lin, Fang-Wen Liao
  • Patent number: 10359921
    Abstract: The invention introduces a method for operating interactive whiteboards, performed by a processing unit of a control node, which contains at least the following steps. A connected-device display region, a multi-screen layout region and a whiteboard display region are provided on an interactive display device. After detecting that an icon of the connected-device display region is dragged and dropped into a block of the multi-screen layout region, a network address associated with the icon is obtained. A TCP port number associated with the block of the connected-device display region, which contains the dropped icon, is obtained. A ready notification containing the TCP port number is transmitted to the network address. Screen data with the TCP port number is received. The screen data is displayed on a block of the whiteboard display region, which is associated with the block of the connected-device display region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: WISTRON CORP.
    Inventors: Fang-Wen Liao, Pen-Tai Miao, Ping-Hung Chen
  • Patent number: 10327027
    Abstract: The invention introduces a screencasting method, executed by a processing unit of a screencasting source, which contains at least the following steps. After the screencasting source connects to a screencasting receiver, a first screen image displayed on a display unit of the screencasting source is captured. Then, the first screen image and display area information of a first input component of the first screen image is transmitted to the screencasting receiver, thereby enabling the screencasting receiver to render a second screen image according to the first screen image and the display area information, where the second screen image contains at least a second input component including at least an input string.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: WISTRON CORP.
    Inventors: Fang-Wen Liao, Ping-Hung Chen, Pen-Tai Miao
  • Patent number: 10302179
    Abstract: A switching apparatus for a driving system includes a motor, a first function unit, a second function unit and a power switching unit. The power switching unit includes a planetary gear set connected to the motor and driven by the motor and a swinging mechanism connected to the planetary gear set and driven by the planetary gear set. The power switching unit is switchable between a first position, where the power switching unit is drivingly connected to the first function unit, and a second position, where the power switching unit is drivingly connected to the second function unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignees: HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (ShenZhen) CO., LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kao-Hung Lin, Ping-Yi Chen
  • Patent number: 10154205
    Abstract: An example of the invention provides an electronic device. The electronic device includes a camera module, a control unit and a computing unit. The control unit controls the camera module to acquire a first image and a second image. The computing unit receives the first image and the second image to generate a third image, wherein the resolution of the third image is greater than the resolution of the first image and the resolution of the second image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: WISTRON CORP.
    Inventors: Chih-Yang Hung, Yao-Tsung Chang, Chu-Chia Tsai, Ping-Hung Chen, Ching-Fu Hsu
  • Publication number: 20180232723
    Abstract: An automatic website login and security payment method is provided. The method includes the steps of: utilizing a mobile device to transmit transaction authentication program information to a computer device via near-field communication, wherein the transaction authentication program information includes a database file and a transaction authentication program; detecting at least one website that is being visited by the computer device via the transaction authentication program; when the database file includes user information corresponding to the at least one website, inputting the user information in the database file into the at least one website; and when the database file does not include the user information corresponding to the at least one website, capturing the user information that is input on the at least one website via the transaction authentication program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Inventors: Yung-Chin LIN, Ping-Hung CHEN
  • Patent number: 10038750
    Abstract: A method and system of sharing data and a server apparatus thereof are provided. The method includes following steps. When a first operation command is detected, first operation information is transmitted from a server apparatus to a first client apparatus. The first operation information is received by the first client apparatus to execute a first operation, and data information related to a data object is generated and transmitted to the server apparatus. The data information is received and transmitted to other client apparatuses by the server apparatus, so as to enable a second operation related to the data object. When a second operation command is detected, second operation information is transmitted to a second client apparatus by the server apparatus. In response to the second operation information, the second client apparatus is connected to the first client apparatus to obtain the data object according to the data information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Fang-Wen Liao, Ping-Hung Chen, Pen-Tai Miao
  • Patent number: 9894123
    Abstract: A method for sharing a control right and a host device are provided. The method of sharing the control right is adapted to the host device of an interactive whiteboard system. The method includes the following steps. A scanning process is executed to receive an online notification signal broadcast by a first client device, wherein the online notification signal includes a weight value and device information of the first client device; it is determined whether the control right of the interactive whiteboard system is released or not, and when the control right of the interactive whiteboard system is not released, it is determined whether to share the control right of the interactive whiteboard system to the first client device according to the weight value. When the control right is determined to be shared to the first client device, a control right notification signal is transmitted to the first client device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Pen-Tai Miao, Ping-Hung Chen, Fang-Wen Liao
  • Patent number: 9857942
    Abstract: A method of connecting device adapted to an interactive whiteboard system and a host device thereof are provided. The host device has an interactive display device. The method includes the following steps. A scanning process is executed to receive a notification signal which is continuously broadcast by a first client device. A representative icon is obtained from an icon base, and the representative icon is set according to device information of the first client device in the notification signal, such that the representative icon is related to the first client device. The representative icon is displayed on the interactive display device, and then a broadcast termination signal is transmitted back to the first client device after the representative icon is displayed. After receiving the broadcast termination signal, the first client device stops broadcasting the notification signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Pen-Tai Miao, Ping-Hung Chen, Fang-Wen Liao
  • Patent number: 9706133
    Abstract: An image processing method is provided. The method includes following steps. Firstly, a first image is obtained by shooting photo at a first shutter speed, wherein the first image includes a first object image and a first background image, and the first object image and the first background image are clear. Next, a second image is obtained by shooting photo at a second shutter speed lower than the first shutter speed, wherein the second shutter speed is lower than the first shutter speed, the first image and the second image are obtained by shooting photo within substantially the same shooting range, the second image includes a second object image and a second background image, the second object image is blurry but the second background image is clear. After that, a third image is generated from at least the first image and the second object image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: WISTRON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yao-Tsung Chang, Chu-Chia Tsai, Ping-Hung Chen, I-Chun Wu, Chih-Yang Hung
  • Publication number: 20170142346
    Abstract: An example of the invention provides an electronic device. The electronic device includes a camera module, a control unit and a computing unit. The control unit controls the camera module to acquire a first image and a second image. The computing unit receives the first image and the second image to generate a third image, wherein the resolution of the third image is greater than the resolution of the first image and the resolution of the second image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Publication date: May 18, 2017
    Inventors: Chih-Yang Hung, Yao-Tsung Chang, Chu-Chia Tsai, Ping-Hung Chen, Ching-Fu Hsu
  • Patent number: 9652866
    Abstract: An image processing method is provided. A first image is obtained at a first time point, the first image includes a first object image and a first background image, the first object image corresponds to the position of an object at the first time point. A second image is obtained at a second time point, the second image includes a second object image and a second background image, the second object image corresponds to the position of the object at the second time point, and the first and the second images are shot within substantially the same shooting range. A sum motion vector of the object is obtained according to the first and the second object images. The second object image is kept, and a process is applied to each pixel of the second background image in the second image to generate a third image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: WISTRON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yao-Tsung Chang, Chu-Chia Tsai, Ping-Hung Chen, Chih-Yang Hung, I-Chun Wu
  • Patent number: 9578315
    Abstract: A method for judging in a 3D environment includes: receiving a first image and a second image of a displayed 3D image, the first image being captured without the aid of 3D glasses, the second image being captured with the 3D glasses arranged in front of an image capturing unit; processing each of the first and second images so as to obtain a respective one of a processed first image and a processed second image; and determining whether a number of enclosed areas contained in the processed first image is equal to a predetermined value, and whether a number of enclosed areas contained in the processed second image is equal to another predetermined value. The 3D environment is normal when results of determinations are affirmative.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignee: WISTRON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Pen-Tai Miao, Ping-Hung Chen, Shih-Ming Hsu, Li-Yu Yang
  • Publication number: 20170039730
    Abstract: An image processing method is provided. A first image is obtained at a first time point, the first image includes a first object image and a first background image, the first object image corresponds to the position of an object at the first time point. A second image is obtained at a second time point, the second image includes a second object image and a second background image, the second object image corresponds to the position of the object at the second time point, and the first and the second images are shot within substantially the same shooting range. A sum motion vector of the object is obtained according to the first and the second object images. The second object image is kept, and a process is applied to each pixel of the second background image in the second image to generate a third image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Inventors: Yao-Tsung Chang, Chu-Chia Tsai, Ping-Hung Chen, Chih-Yang Hung, I-Chun Wu
  • Publication number: 20170041533
    Abstract: An image processing method is provided. The method includes following steps. Firstly, a first image is obtained by shooting photo at a first shutter speed, wherein the first image includes a first object image and a first background image, and the first object image and the first background image are clear. Next, a second image is obtained by shooting photo at a second shutter speed lower than the first shutter speed, wherein the second shutter speed is lower than the first shutter speed, the first image and the second image are obtained by shooting photo within substantially the same shooting range, the second image includes a second object image and a second background image, the second object image is blurry but the second background image is clear. After that, a third image is generated from at least the first image and the second object image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Inventors: Yao-Tsung Chang, Chu-Chia Tsai, Ping-Hung Chen, I-Chun Wu, Chih-Yang Hung
  • Patent number: 9432615
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a display unit; a memory unit; and a processing unit electrically connected to the display unit and the memory unit, the processing unit capturing (N+M) frames displayed by the display unit, N and M being positive integers, the N frames having a first resolution, the M frames having a second resolution, the first resolution being larger than the second resolution, the processing unit converting a color space of the (N+M) frames and encoding the (N+M) frames, the processing unit magnifying a size of each of the M frames to be equal to a size of each of the N frames, the processing unit encapsulating and outputting the (N+M) frames.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Pen-Tai Miao, Ping-Hung Chen, Fang-Wen Liao, Li-Yu Yang
  • Publication number: 20160188170
    Abstract: A method of connecting device adapted to an interactive whiteboard system and a host device thereof are provided. The host device has an interactive display device. The method includes the following steps. A scanning process is executed to receive a notification signal which is continuously broadcast by a first client device. A representative icon is obtained from an icon base, and the representative icon is set according to device information of the first client device in the notification signal, such that the representative icon is related to the first client device. The representative icon is displayed on the interactive display device, and then a broadcast termination signal is transmitted back to the first client device after the representative icon is displayed. After receiving the broadcast termination signal, the first client device stops broadcasting the notification signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2015
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventors: Pen-Tai Miao, Ping-Hung Chen, Fang-Wen Liao
  • Publication number: 20160182634
    Abstract: A method and system of sharing data and a server apparatus thereof are provided. The method includes following steps. When a first operation command is detected, first operation information is transmitted from a server apparatus to a first client apparatus. The first operation information is received by the first client apparatus to execute a first operation, and data information related to a data object is generated and transmitted to the server apparatus. The data information is received and transmitted to other client apparatuses by the server apparatus, so as to enable a second operation related to the data object. When a second operation command is detected, second operation information is transmitted to a second client apparatus by the server apparatus. In response to the second operation information, the second client apparatus is connected to the first client apparatus to obtain the data object according to the data information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2015
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Inventors: Fang-Wen Liao, Ping-Hung Chen, Pen-Tai Miao
  • Publication number: 20160173545
    Abstract: A method for sharing a control right and a host device are provided. The method of sharing the control right is adapted to the host device of an interactive whiteboard system. The method includes the following steps. A scanning process is executed to receive an online notification signal broadcast by a first client device, wherein the online notification signal includes a weight value and device information of the first client device; it is determined whether the control right of the interactive whiteboard system is released or not, and when the control right of the interactive whiteboard system is not released, it is determined whether to share the control right of the interactive whiteboard system to the first client device according to the weight value. When the control right is determined to be shared to the first client device, a control right notification signal is transmitted to the first client device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2015
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Inventors: Pen-Tai Miao, Ping-Hung Chen, Fang-Wen Liao
  • Publication number: 20160098181
    Abstract: The invention introduces a method for operating interactive whiteboards, performed by a processing unit of a control node, which contains at least the following steps. A connected-device display region, a multi-screen layout region and a whiteboard display region are provided on an interactive display device. After detecting that an icon of the connected-device display region is dragged and dropped into a block of the multi-screen layout region, a network address associated with the icon is obtained. A TCP port number associated with the block of the connected-device display region, which contains the dropped icon, is obtained. A ready notification containing the TCP port number is transmitted to the network address. Screen data with the TCP port number is received. The screen data is displayed on a block of the whiteboard display region, which is associated with the block of the connected-device display region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2014
    Publication date: April 7, 2016
    Inventors: Fang-Wen LIAO, Pen-Tai MIAO, Ping-Hung CHEN