Patents by Inventor Sin-Jhong SONG

Sin-Jhong SONG 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: 20190285827
    Abstract: An optical system is provided, including: a base; a first driving module, including: a first holder configured to receive a first optical element and having a first side; a first coil disposed on the first holder; at least one first magnet adjacent to the first coil; and a second driving module, including: a second holder configured to receive a second optical element and having a second side; a second coil disposed on the second holder; and at least one second magnet adjacent to the second coil; wherein the first side is adjacent to the second side, and no magnet is disposed on the first side or the second side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Kuo-Chun KAO, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190288022
    Abstract: A photosensitive module is provided, which can be disposed in an electronic device for receiving light passing through a lens in the electronic device, including a base assembly, an image sensor, a first plastic member and a transparent plate. The base assembly includes a substrate, and the substrate has a main body including a metal material. The image sensor is disposed on the base assembly and adjacent to the main body of the substrate. The first plastic member is connected to the base assembly and configured to protect the image sensor. The transparent plate is located on the first plastic member. When the photosensitive module receives the light passing through the lens, the light passes through the transparent plate to the image sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Chen-Er HSU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190285782
    Abstract: A photosensitive module is provided, for receiving light passing through a lens in an electronic device, including a base assembly, a first transparent plate, an image sensor, and a first plastic member. The base assembly includes a substrate having a main body that includes a metal material. The first transparent plate is located on the first side of the base assembly. The image sensor is located on the second side of the base assembly and adjacent to the main body, wherein the first side is opposite the second side. The substrate is disposed between the image sensor and the first transparent plate. The first plastic member is connected to the base assembly. The image sensor is surrounded by the first plastic member. When the photosensitive module receives light, the light passes through the first transparent plate and an opening of the main body sequentially to the image sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Chen-Er HSU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190285994
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a first holder, a second holder, a plate, a biasing assembly, and an electromagnetic driving assembly. The first holder holds a first optical element with a first optical axis. The second holder holds a second optical element with a second optical axis. The plate is disposed below the first holder and the second holder. The biasing assembly forces the first holder to move relative to the plate on a plane substantially perpendicular to the first optical axis, and includes a biasing element, wherein when a driving signal is applied to the biasing element, a length of the biasing element is changed. The electromagnetic driving assembly forces the second holder to move relative to the plate and comprising a first magnetic element and a coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Chen-Chi KUO, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Patent number: 10416409
    Abstract: An optical system includes a base, a first lens driving module, and a second lens driving module. The first lens driving module includes a first lens holder, a first magnet, and a first coil. The first lens holder is configured to hold a first optical element. The first coil corresponding to the first magnet is configured to drive the first lens holder to move relative to the base. The second lens driving module includes a second lens holder, a second magnet, and a second coil. The second lens holder is configured to hold a second optical element. The second coil corresponding to the second magnet is configured to drive the second lens holder to move relative to the base. The first magnet is disposed between the first and second lens holders, and no other magnet is disposed between the first and second lens holders except the first magnet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan Wu, Kuo-Chun Kao, Nai-Wen Hsu, Shih-Ting Huang, Shao-Chung Chang, Sin-Jhong Song
  • Publication number: 20190258136
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an optical element driving mechanism, including a base, a holder, a frame and a light intensity adjusting assembly. The holder is movably connected to the base and carries the optical element, wherein the optical element has an opening and an optical axis so that light passes through the opening to the optical element. The frame is connected to the holder and the base. The light intensity adjusting assembly is disposed on the frame. The light intensity adjusting assembly includes a first shutter, a second shutter and a shutter driving member. The second shutter is disposed between the first shutter and the frame. The shutter driving member is disposed between the second shutter and the frame to drive the first shutter and the second shutter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Shiang-Ming YU, Kuen-Wang TSAI, Chao-Chang HU, Chih-Wei WENG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190227255
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a base unit, a frame, a holder, a first driving assembly, a sensing magnet, and a magnetic field sensor. The base unit has a polygonal structure. The frame is connected to the base unit. The holder is connected to the frame for holding an optical element, wherein the optical element defines an optical axis. The first driving assembly is disposed on the base unit and the frame, close to a first side of the base unit for driving the holder and the frame to move relative to the base unit along a horizontal direction perpendicular to the optical axis. The sensing magnet is disposed on the holder and close to a second side of the base unit, opposite to the first side. The magnetic field sensor is disposed on the base unit for sensing the sensing magnet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Liang-Ting HO, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190227256
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a carrier, a base, and a first driving assembly. The carrier holds an optical element with an optical axis. The carrier is movably connected to the base. The first driving assembly drives the carrier to move relative to the base. The first driving assembly includes a driving coil disposed on the carrier, and the direction of the winding axis of the driving coil is different from the direction of the optical axis. The carrier has an abutting surface, which faces and is in direct contact with the driving coil. The maximum size of the abutting surface is greater than the maximum size of the driving coil in the direction of the optical axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Chen-Chi KUO, Chia-Hsiu LIU, Yen-Cheng CHEN, Shao-Chung CHANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190227337
    Abstract: An optical driving mechanism is provided, including a movable portion, a bottom plate and a biasing assembly. The movable portion is configured to sustain an optical element having an optical axis. The bottom plate has a moving member. The biasing assembly has at least one biasing element for driving the movable portion to move relative to the bottom plate. The bottom plate defines a first electrical connection portion and a second electrical connection portion, and the biasing element is connected to the first and second electrical connection portions. The first electrical connection portion has a fixed body, an insulating layer and a conductive layer, which are sequentially overlapped along the optical axis. The conductive layer is directly and electrically connected to the biasing element. When viewed along the optical axis, the insulating layer protrudes from the fixed body and the conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Chen-Chi KUO, Chia-Hsiu LIU, Yen-Cheng CHEN, Shao-Chung CHANG, 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: 20190227405
    Abstract: An optical system is provided and includes a reflecting unit, a lens unit, an image sensor, and a control module. The image sensor is configured to receive light, and the light is configured to enter the optical system and pass through the reflecting unit and the lens unit to the image sensor. The control module is configured to control a first driving module of the reflecting unit and/or a lens driving mechanism of the lens unit according to reference information to drive the light to move in a first direction and/or a second direction on the image sensor, so as to compensate for the offset displacement of the light on the image sensor when the optical system is shaken.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Sin-Jhong SONG, Yi-Chun CHENG
  • Publication number: 20190227257
    Abstract: A lens unit with a central axis is provided. The lens unit includes a fixed portion, a movable portion, and a first driving assembly. The fixed portion includes an outer frame and a bottom combined with the outer frame. The outer frame and the bottom are arranged along the central axis. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion, and carries a lens with an optical axis. The central axis is not parallel to the optical axis. The first driving assembly is connected to the movable portion, and drives the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The first driving assembly also includes a biasing element made of a shape memory alloy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventor: 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: 20190227300
    Abstract: An optical member driving mechanism is provided, including a fixed portion, a movable portion, and a driving module, wherein the movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion and includes an optical member holder and a spacing member. The optical member holder can support an optical member and has a surface facing the optical member. The optical member can change the moving direction of an external light. The spacing member is disposed between the surface and the optical member, and a gap is formed between the surface and the optical member. The driving module can drive the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Sung-Mao TSAI, Liang-Ting HO, Chao-Chang HU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190230257
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an optical system, including a fixed portion, a movable portion, an aperture unit and a first driving assembly. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion and used to hold an optical element. The aperture unit is disposed on the movable portion and corresponds to the optical element. The first driving assembly is disposed in the fixed portion to drive the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Che-Wei CHANG, Liang-Ting HO, Sin-Jhong SONG, Hsin-Yen WU
  • 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: 20190230255
    Abstract: A reflecting unit is provided, including an optical member holder, an optical member, a frame, a first bearing member, a first hinge, and a first driving module. The optical member is disposed on the optical member holder. The first bearing member is disposed on the frame or the optical member holder. The first hinge is pivotally connected to the optical member holder and the frame. The first driving module can drive the optical member holder to rotate relative to the frame. When the optical member holder rotates relative to the frame, the first hinge rotates relative to the optical member holder or the frame via the first bearing member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Kai-Jing FU, Liang-Ting HO, Chao-Chang HU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190228562
    Abstract: A 3D object information capturing system is provided, including a camera module, a distance measuring module, and a processing module. The camera module captures image information of an object, and the distance measuring module captures distance information of the object. The processing module receives the image information and the distance information respectively from the camera module and the distance measuring module, and constructs a 3D model of the object according to the image information and the distance information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventor: Sin-Jhong SONG
  • 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