Patents by Inventor Shih-Chung Kang

Shih-Chung Kang 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: 11552082
    Abstract: Memory devices and methods of forming memory devices are described. The memory devices comprise two work-function metal layers, where one work-function layer has a lower work-function than the other work-function layer. The low work-function layer may reduce gate-induced drain leakage current losses. Methods of forming memory devices are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Sung-Kwan Kang, Gill Yong Lee, Sang Ho Yu, Shih Chung Chen, Jeffrey W. Anthis
  • Patent number: 11497574
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a smart mobile cart for nursing and caring that includes a pole assembly, a flexible gooseneck tube arm and a vital sign sensing device. The flexible gooseneck tube arm has two ends, one of which the two ends is connected with the pole assembly and another end is configured with a device connector. A mobile device is attached to the smart mobile cart through the device connector. The vital sign sensing device is placed on the smart mobile cart through a device convenient carrier. The pole assembly, the flexible gooseneck tube arm, and the device convenient connector are configured to have a ground height adjustable above from a ground level, so as to provide the mobile device and the vital sign sensing device at different ground clearances respectively for a user to operate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: SMART AGEING TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shih-Chung Kang, Yi-Chun Tseng, Ting Ju Liu, Ya Han Chou
  • Publication number: 20220344037
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a nursing information module automation system and method. The method includes steps of detecting a nursing record inputted by a user; transmitting the nursing record to a nursing information module automation natural language processing model to perform a focus prediction, so as to automatically predict at least one nursing focus based on the nursing record; and recommending at least one recommended module in accordance with the at least one nursing focus by the nursing information module automation natural language processing model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2022
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: Cheng-Yang Liu, Shu Hao Wu, Shih-Chung Kang, Yi-Fen Li, Chia-Min Kao
  • Publication number: 20220136538
    Abstract: A joint structure installed in the physical structure is provided. The joint structure includes a first latching member and a second latching member. The first latching member includes a first main body, a head portion extending from the first main body and a first convex portion extending from the first main body. The second latching member includes a second main body, a second convex portion extending from the second main body and a third convex portion extending from the second main body. When the first latching member and the second latching member are in an assembling status, the first convex portion slides between the second convex portion and the third convex portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Inventors: Yao-Yu YANG, Chia-Ming CHANG, Fang-Yao YEH, Shih-Chung KANG
  • Publication number: 20220055213
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a collision-free path generating method for a robot and an end effector quipped thereon to move. The method includes steps of configuring a virtual working environment, containing a plurality of virtual objects at least including the robot, the end effector and a target object consisting of a plurality of basic members and mapped from a working environment in a reality, in a robot simulator; selecting a level of detail and a pre-determined shape for a collider covering the plurality of virtual objects to determine boundaries for the plurality of objects; randomly sampling a combination of robot configurations; and based on the determine boundaries and the randomly sampled combination of robot configurations, performing a heuristic based pathfinding algorithm to compute a collision-free path for the robot and the end effector quipped thereon to move to the target object accordingly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: SHIH-CHUNG KANG, LIANG-TING TSAI, CHENG-HSUAN YANG
  • Publication number: 20220055216
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a computer-implemented method. The method includes steps of causing a visual programming panel including a timeline editor and a variety of action blocks configured to enable a variety of basic actions correspondingly for a target robot to perform to be displayed in a visualization interface provided by a robot simulator shown on a web browser; at the visual programming panel, operating by a user to group at least two action blocks representing at least two basic actions selected from the variety of basic actions to form an action collection; and generating a program capable of commanding an end effector equipped on the target robot in a work cell to perform according to the action collection in the robot simulator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: SHIH-CHUNG KANG, LIANG-TING TSAI, CHENG-HSUAN YANG
  • Publication number: 20210316459
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a computer-implemented system. The system includes: an internet capable device installed with a web browser to enable web browsing to access an internet; and a cloud computing server system available on the internet and configured to: cause a visualization interface to be displayed on the web browser; receive a user instruction corresponding to a user interaction with the visualization interface inputted through the web browser; import an extracted building information modelling data from external; plan and simulate a robot motion path and a sequence of motions partly based on the extracted building information modelling data by selectively performing intelligent algorithms according to the user instruction; and generate a predetermined motion command set including the determined robot motion path and sequence of motions for a robotic device to move accordingly to prefabricate a plurality of construction components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: SHIH-CHUNG KANG, LIANG-TING TSAI, CHENG-HSUAN YANG
  • Publication number: 20210316457
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a near-site robotic construction system. The system includes a work station situated on a near-site position in a close proximity to a building foundation on which a building is under construction and providing shelter and workspace for at least one robot to work; and a computer-assisted cloud based near-site robotic construction platform installed on a cloud server system and configured to provide for a user to operate through a web browser, import and extract a building information modelling data, and plan a predetermined motion command set partly based on the extracted building information modelling data, wherein the at least one robot is configured to work in accordance with the predetermined motion command set to prefabricate a plurality of components for the building in the work station on the near-site position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: SHIH-CHUNG KANG, LIANG-TING TSAI, CHENG-HSUAN YANG
  • Publication number: 20210316458
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a computer-implemented method. The method includes causing a visual programming panel including a timeline editor and a plurality of motion blocks enabling a variety of robotic motions to be displayed in a visualization interface provided by a robot simulator shown on a web browser; selecting from a user, at the visual programming panel, at least one motion block from the plurality of motion blocks and adding the at least one motion block into the timeline editor, via a drag-and-drop, to form a motion configuration; and according to the motion configuration at the visual programming panel, automatically generating a program capable of commanding an end effector equipped on a target robot in a work cell to perform at least one selected robotic motion from the variety of robotic motions in the robot simulator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: SHIH-CHUNG KANG, LIANG-TING TSAI, CHENG-HSUAN YANG
  • Publication number: 20200237471
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a smart mobile cart for nursing and caring that includes: a pole assembly standing upright from a mobile base and having two ends, one of which the two ends is connected with the mobile base; a flexible arm having two ends, one of which the two ends is connected with the pole assembly and another end is configured with a device connector, to render a mobile device attached to the smart mobile cart through the device connector; and an accessory connector connected with the pole assembly in a movable and detachable means and providing for a device convenient carrier to connect with the smart mobile cart through the accessory connector, whereby a vital sign sensing device is placed on the smart mobile cart through the device convenient carrier, wherein the pole assembly, the flexible arm, and the accessory connector are configured to have a ground height adjustable above from a ground level, so as to provide the mobile device and the vital sign sensing device at different ground
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Smart Ageing Tech Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: SHIH-CHUNG KANG, YI-CHUN TSENG, TING JU LIU, YA HAN CHOU
  • Patent number: 9802793
    Abstract: A fast crane and an operation method for the same are provided. The operation method includes calculating a pendulum period and moving the object. The pendulum period of the cable is calculated. The object is moved with an acceleration during an active time based on the pendulum period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Shih-Chung Kang, Thomas Kuo
  • Publication number: 20170247875
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a steel structure assembling system. The steel structure assembling system applied to assemble a movable steel beam and a fixed steel structure includes a rotating control device disposed on the movable steel beam for adjusting a relative position of the movable steel beam with respect to the fixed steel structure; an alignment target disposed on the fixed steel structure; and an image sensor disposed on the movable steel beam, sensing a target image of the alignment target and transmitting the target image to a ground operator to render the ground operator to operate the rotating control device to adjust the relative position of the movable steel beam in accordance with the acquired target image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Applicant: National Taiwan University
    Inventors: Ci-Jyun Liang, Shih-Chung Kang
  • Patent number: 9690007
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for comparison of multiple tropical cyclone routes. The method is implementable through a mobile device having an application processor and a touch-sensed display. The method is capable of determining multiple reference cyclone routes relevant to an concerned cyclone route by comparing each of multiple historical cyclone routes, each of which routes consists of multiple cyclone center coordinates, with an estimated cyclone route consisting of multiple estimated cyclone center coordinates for representing the concerned cyclone route.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yih-Chi Tan, Jihn-Sung Lai, Wei-Chuan Hsieh, Shih-Chung Kang, Ruei-Shiue Shiu
  • Publication number: 20170177077
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a rear screen three-dimension interactive system for a virtual reality. The rear screen three-dimension interactive system for a virtual reality includes a computing device; a display device electrically connected with the computing device, facing toward a user, and showing a three-dimension image for an article to the user; an image sensor electrically connected with the computing device, situated at a front side in front of the display device, keeping a second distance from the display device, and sensing a vision movement made by the user who is situated in the front side; and a motion sensor electrically connected with the computing device, situated at a rear side in back of the display device, keeping a first distance from the display device, and sensing a hand based action made by the user in the rear side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: National Taiwan University
    Inventors: Chao-Chung Yang, Shih-Chung Kang
  • Publication number: 20170169576
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a flow velocity measuring method. The flow velocity measuring method includes providing a video recording a temporal and spatial variation of a flow wherein the video contains multiple frames; selecting multiple sampled frames from the multiple raw frames by a sampling rate and dividing each multiple sampled frames into multiple sub-frames; grouping the multiple sub-frames situated on the same corresponding position on the each multiple sampled frames together to make multiple sub-frame videos; providing each multiple sub-frame videos to different multiple observers, each of which observers marks out a flowing feature for at least one of the multiple sub-frame videos; computing multiple spatial displacements for each multiple flowing features and a time interval between each multiple sampled frames from the sampling rate; and determining a flow velocity of the flow based on all the multiple spatial displacements and the time interval.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Applicant: National Taiwan University
    Inventors: Yao-Yu Yang, Shih-Chung Kang
  • Patent number: 9549861
    Abstract: An early warning method and a device for preventing a wheelchair from tipping over are described. The early warning method includes projecting a laser light pattern, scanning the laser light pattern, making a comparison to determine whether the ground is a barrier terrain, and issuing an early warning to the user in situations of risk. The laser light pattern is projected onto the ground and compared with a standard pattern. The early warning is generated and is one selected from a group consisting of a beep, a warning message and a vibration to alert the wheelchair user to the danger of the barrier terrain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Shih-Chung Kang, Pei-Chun Lin, Yung-Shun Su, Ci-Jyun Liang, Pei-Yi Lee, Yao-Yu Yang, Kevin Lin, Chuan-En Lee
  • Patent number: 9436427
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an augmented reality system for use in an on-site construction process. The augmented reality system includes a plurality of mobile devices, each of which is operable by an authorized user, includes a private information accessible to the authorized user and has a tangible touch-display screen for showing the private information; and a central processing station electrically connected with each of the plurality of mobile devices, including a public information accessible to all of the authorized users and having a tangible touch-display interface for showing the public information, wherein when the private information included in one of the plurality of mobile devices and accessible to the authorized user is transmitted to the central processing station, it is regarded as the public information and accessible to all of the authorized users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Shang-Hsien Hsieh, Shih-Chung Kang, Ting-Hui Lin
  • Patent number: 9351380
    Abstract: A light controller is provided in the present invention. The light controller for adjusting a plurality of lights in a space, including a body having a slot, a touch interface and a control module; a spatial information map replaceably contained in the slot and schematically showing an information in the space; a touch interface configured on the body corresponding to the spatial information map and receiving a touch input; and a control module electrically connected with the touch interface and the plurality of lights and setting a controlled relationship on the touch interface with respect to each of the plurality of lights in accordance with the information shown by the spatial information map.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Center of Innovation and Synergy for Intelligent Home and Living Technology National Taiwan University
    Inventors: Shih-Chung Kang, I Ling Chen, Yi Wen Chen
  • Publication number: 20160011842
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an augmented reality system for use in an on-site construction process. The augmented reality system includes a plurality of mobile devices, each of which is operable by an authorized user, includes a private information accessible to the authorized user and has a tangible touch-display screen for showing the private information; and a central processing station electrically connected with each of the plurality of mobile devices, including a public information accessible to all of the authorized users and having a tangible touch-display interface for showing the public information, wherein when the private information included in one of the plurality of mobile devices and accessible to the authorized user is transmitted to the central processing station, it is regarded as the public information and accessible to all of the authorized users.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2014
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Applicant: National Taiwan University
    Inventors: Shang-Hsien HSIEH, Shih-Chung KANG, Ting-Hui LIN
  • Publication number: 20150332146
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for comparison of multiple tropical cyclone routes. The method is implementable through a mobile device having an application processor and a touch-sensed display. The method is capable of determining multiple reference cyclone routes relevant to an concerned cyclone route by comparing each of multiple historical cyclone routes, each of which routes consists of multiple cyclone center coordinates, with an estimated cyclone route consisting of multiple estimated cyclone center coordinates for representing the concerned cyclone route.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Applicant: NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yih-Chi TAN, Jihn-Sung LAI, Wei-Chuan HSIEH, Shih-Chung KANG, Ruei-Shiue SHIU