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: 20190020796
    Abstract: An optical system is provided and includes a fixed module, a movable module, a driving assembly and a plurality of sliding members. The fixed module includes a base. The movable module includes an optical member holder and a driving frame unit. The optical member holder is configured to hold an optical member, and the driving frame unit is connected to the optical member holder. The driving assembly includes at least one first magnetic element and at least one second magnetic element. The second magnetic element corresponds to the first magnetic element and is configured to drive the driving frame unit with the optical member holder to move relative to the base. The sliding members are securely disposed on the fixed module or the movable module, so that the movable module is able to slide relative to the fixed module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Kuo-Chun KAO, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190011663
    Abstract: An optical mechanism is provided, including a housing, a holder, a lens received in the holder, a driving assembly, and a base connected to the housing. The holder is movably disposed in the housing, and the lens has a first surface exposed to a first side of the holder and facing a first inner sidewall surface of the housing. The driving assembly is disposed in the housing for driving the holder and the lens to move relative to the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Chih-Wei WENG, Shao-Kuang HUANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20190011665
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for driving an optical element is provided, including a housing, a holder movably disposed in the housing for receiving the optical element, a driving assembly, and a base. The housing has plastic material and a first joining structure. The driving assembly is disposed in the housing for driving the holder and the optical element to move relative to the housing. The base has a second joining structure. The first and second joining structures extend along the optical axis of the optical element, wherein the second joining structure forms a connection surface facing the optical axis and connected to the first joining structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Chien-Lun HUANG, Shou-Jen LIU, Chia-Pin HSU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180335600
    Abstract: An optical driving mechanism is provided, configured to force an optical element, including a base, a movable portion, and a driving portion. The movable portion is disposed and connected to the base. The movable portion includes a holder configured to sustain the optical element, a magnetic element, and a fixing member. The magnetic element and the fixing member are affixed to the holder, wherein the fixing member has a permeable material. The driving portion is configured to force the movable portion to move relative to the base, wherein the driving portion includes a piezoelectric element and a support member connecting thereto. The piezoelectric element and the support member are disposed on the base and connected to the movable portion. The fixing member makes contact with the support member via a magnetic attraction force between the magnetic element and the fixing member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Ichitai MOTO, Chih-Wei WENG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180329173
    Abstract: An optical system is provided and includes a fixed part, a first optical member holder, a second optical member holder and a first driving assembly. The first optical member holder is configured to hold a first optical member and is disposed over the fixed part. The second optical member holder is configured to hold a second optical member and is movably connected to the first optical member holder. The first driving assembly is configured to drive the first optical member holder to move relative to the fixed part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Chih-Wei WENG, Shao-Kuang HUANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180234004
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for driving an optical element is provided, including a holder unit, a base unit, and a magnetic element. The holder unit is used to hold the optical element, and the base unit includes a metal substrate and a circuit structure formed on the metal substrate, wherein the circuit structure includes a driving coil. The magnetic element is disposed on the holder unit and corresponds to the driving coil for driving the optical element to move relative to the base unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Inventors: Ichitai MOTO, Shih-Ting HUANG, Haruo TAGUCHI, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180213131
    Abstract: A lens driving module is provided, configured to drive an optical lens to move, including a holder, a casing, a base, an electromagnetic driving assembly and a glue. The optical lens is disposed in a receiving space of the holder. The holder is disposed between the casing and the base. The casing has a plastic material. The electromagnetic driving assembly for moving the holder is disposed between the holder and the casing. The base has a plurality of protrusions extending toward the casing, and each of the protrusions has a side surface. The glue is disposed between the side surfaces and the casing, wherein the side surfaces are parallel to the central axis of the optical lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Shou-Jen LIU, Chia-Pin HSU, Shang-Yu HSU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180196218
    Abstract: An electromagnetic driving mechanism is provided for driving two different optical lenses, including a base, a first holder, a frame, a resilient element, a first electromagnetic driving assembly, a second holder, and a second electromagnetic driving assembly. The first and second holders are provided for holding the optical lenses. The frame is affixed to the base, has magnetically permeable material, and surrounds the first holder. The resilient element connects the first holder with the frame. The first electromagnetic driving assembly is disposed between the first holder and the frame to drive the first holder moving relative to the base. The second electromagnetic driving assembly is disposed on an outer side of the second holder to drive the second holder moving relative to the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun KAO, Nai-Wen HSU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180180838
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for driving an optical element is provided, including a housing module, a hollow holder, and an electromagnetic driving assembly. The holder is movably disposed in the housing module for holding the optical element, wherein the holder has a sidewall portion forming a through hole. The electromagnetic driving assembly includes a first magnetic element and a second magnetic element, wherein the first magnetic element is disposed on the holder and exposed to an inner side of the holder via the through hole, and the second magnetic element is connected to the housing module and corresponds to the first magnetic element to move the holder relative to the housing module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Shih-Ting HUANG, Yi-Hsin NIEH, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180136433
    Abstract: A lens driving mechanism is provided, configured to drive an optical lens, including a bottom plate, a movable portion, an elastic member, and a biasing assembly. The movable portion is disposed on the bottom plate and has a base and a holder, wherein the holder is configured to hold the optical lens, and the holder is movably connected to the base. The elastic member connects the movable portion to the bottom plate. The biasing assembly connects the bottom plate and the movable portion and is configured to force the movable portion to move relative to the bottom plate. When the holder moves to a lower-limit position relative to the base, the holder comes into contact with the elastic member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: Chen-Chi KUO, Chao-Chang HU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180136435
    Abstract: A lens driving mechanism is provided, including a bottom plate, a housing, a movable portion, and a biasing assembly. The housing is disposed on and connected to the bottom plate. The movable portion and the biasing assembly are disposed in the housing. The movable portion has a base and a holder, wherein the holder is configured to hold an optical lens and connects to the base. The biasing assembly connects the bottom plate and the movable portion, and is configured to force the movable portion to move relative to the bottom plate. When the holder moves to a limit position relative to the base, the holder contacts the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: Chen-Chi KUO, Chao-Chang HU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180136482
    Abstract: A lens driving mechanism is provided, including a bottom plate, a housing, a movable portion, and a biasing assembly. The housing is connected to and disposed on the bottom plate. The movable portion is disposed in the housing and movably connected to the bottom plate, wherein the biasing assembly is configured to force the movable portion to move relative to the bottom plate. The movable portion has a frame, a holder, and a first leaf spring. The holder is configured to hold an optical lens and is movably connected to the frame via the first leaf spring. The first leaf spring is disposed on a bottom surface of the frame, wherein the bottom surface of the frame faces the bottom plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: Chen-Chi KUO, Chao-Chang HU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180106980
    Abstract: An optical member driving module is provided, including a moving mechanism, a base, a suspension wire, and an electromagnetic driving mechanism for driving the moving mechanism to move relative to the base. The moving mechanism includes an optical member holder, and the base has a first surface, a second surface, and an opening. The second surface faces the optical member holder and is opposite to the first surface. The opening extends from the first surface to the second surface. The suspension wire extends through the opening, and the opposite ends of the suspension wire are respectively affixed to the first surface and the moving mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Inventors: Cheng-Kai YU, Yi-Ho CHEN, Chao-Chang HU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180100983
    Abstract: A multiple lenses driving mechanism is provided, including a frame, a first lens holder, a second lens holder, a first lens driving assembly, a second lens driving assembly and a stopper. The first and second lens holders are disposed in the frame, arranged along a longitudinal axis for respectively holding a first lens and a second lens. The first lens and the second lens define a first optical axis and a second optical axis, respectively. The first and second lens driving assemblies are disposed in the frame to drive the first lens holder and the second lens holder, respectively. The stopper is disposed between the first and second lens holders and has a first restricting surface and a second restricting surface, facing the first and second lens holders, so as to restrict the first and second lens holders in a first restricted position and a second restricted position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun KAO, Nai-Wen HSU, Shih-Ting HUANG, Shao-Chung CHANG, Fu-Yuan WU, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180100987
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an optical driving mechanism, including a frame body, a holding member, a plate coil and a magnet. The holding member is movably disposed in the frame body and configured to hold an optical element. The plate coil is disposed on the holding member. The magnet is disposed on the frame body and corresponds to the plate coil. The plate coil acts with the magnet to generate an electromagnetic force to drive the holding member and the optical element to move along an optical axis of the optical element relative to the frame body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Kuo-Chun KAO, Nai-Wen HSU, Shih-Ting HUANG, Shao-Chung CHANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180100984
    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: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Kuo-Chun KAO, Nai-Wen HSU, Shih-Ting HUANG, Shao-Chung CHANG, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180074415
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is disposed in an electronic device and configured to hold a plurality of optical elements. The optical element driving mechanism includes a plate, a base, a first holder, a second holder, and a biasing assembly. The plate is fixed to a casing of the electronic device. The first and second holders are individually configured to hold the optical elements and are disposed on the base. The biasing assembly connects to the plate and the base, and forces the base and the first and second holders to move relative to the plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Chen-Chi KUO, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20180059356
    Abstract: An optical system is provided, including a base, a first lens driving module and a second lens driving module. The first lens driving module includes a first holder, a first magnet, and a first coil corresponding to the first magnet, wherein the first holder is used to hold a first optical element and has a first side. The second lens driving module includes a second holder, a second magnet, and a second coil corresponding to the second magnet, wherein the second holder is used to hold a second optical element and has a second side. The first side is adjacent and parallel to the second side, and no magnet is disposed on the first side or second side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Fu-Yuan WU, Kuo-Chun KAO, Sin-Jhong SONG