Patents by Inventor Tay-Yang Lin

Tay-Yang Lin 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: 20160239901
    Abstract: A food inventory and purchasing tool includes a food inventory capturing module, a menu interface module and a required purchase determining module. The food inventory capturing module captures inventory stored in food storage areas of a user The menu interface module obtains a proposed menu of a planned user meal. The proposed menu includes ingredients and quantities required to prepare the planned user meal. The required purchase determining module determines ingredients required to be purchased based, at least in part upon, the identified inventory of food stored in the user food storage areas and the obtained proposed menu of the planned user meal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2015
    Publication date: August 18, 2016
    Inventors: SHIANG-HUI WEI, TAY-YANG LIN, SHIH-FENG LU
  • Publication number: 20160187154
    Abstract: A portable electronic device for assisting travelers includes a display, a traveling module, a lodging module, a navigating module, a food module, a cloud module, and a recording module. The traveling module can recommend a travelling schedule for one or more tourist attractions. The recommended schedule includes location information and a stay period for each tourist attraction. The location information includes information of each tourist attraction and a corresponding route to each of the one or more tourist attractions. The lodging module can prompt lodging information on the display. The navigating module can detect if the portable electronic device is proximate one of the plurality of tourist attractions. The food module can prompt food information on the display. The recoding module can record a moving trace of the portable electronic device. The cloud module can upload the moving trace.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventors: SHIANG-HUI WEI, SHIH-FENG LU, TAY-YANG LIN
  • Publication number: 20150205395
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a base member and a display member rotatably coupled to the base member. A keyboard and a touchpad are located on a working surface of the base member. The touchpad includes a middle touch area, a left touch area, and a right touch area. When the touchpad works in a full touch mode, the middle touch area, the left touch area, and the right touch area are all enabled to sense and recognize touch gestures input by a user of the electronic device. When the touchpad works in a partial touch mode, at least one of the middle touch area, the left touch area, and the right touch area is disabled from sensing and recognizing touch gestures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2014
    Publication date: July 23, 2015
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: TAY-YANG LIN, CHIN-FENG CHEN, CHIA-JUNG LIU, SHU-MING LIU
  • Patent number: 8821194
    Abstract: A connector assembly includes a connector plug and a connector socket. The connector plug includes an outer surface which includes a first portion and a second portion. The first portion includes a plurality of first plug signal transmitting pins. The second portion includes a plurality of second plug signal transmitting pins. The connector socket includes an inner surface. The inner surface is divided into a first area and a second area by a first insulating portion. The first area includes a plurality of first socket signal transmitting pins. The second area includes a plurality of second socket signal transmitting pins. The connector plug inserts in the connector socket to connect the plurality of first plug signal transmitting pins to the plurality of first socket signal transmitting pins, and simultaneously connect the plurality of second plug signal transmitting pins to the plurality of second socket signal transmitting pins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chi-Tse Shih, Chin-Feng Chen, Tay-Yang Lin
  • Publication number: 20140217874
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a cover member rotatably connected to a base member. A magnetic lock is located on a working surface of the base member. A touch-sensitive bar is located on a side surface of the base member. When the cover member and the base member are closed, the magnetic lock provides a magnetic attraction between the cover member and the base member. When the touch-sensitive bar detects a touch gesture input by a user and the touch gesture matches a predefined touch gesture, the magnetic lock releases the magnetic attraction between the cover member and the base member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: TAY-YANG LIN, CHIN-FENG CHEN, SHU-MING LIU, CHIA-JUNG LIU, YI-RU LAI, PO-SUNG CHUANG
  • Publication number: 20140223387
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a front panel and a side panel. A display is disposed at the front panel and configured to present content to a user. A touch-sensitive bar is disposed at the side panel and configured to receive a touch gesture input by the user. A control module is configured to manipulate the presented content according to the touch gesture. An on-screen content manipulation method is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: TAY-YANG LIN, CHIN-FENG CHEN, CHIA-JUNG LIU, SHU-MING LIU, YI-RU LAI, PO-CHING CHIANG
  • Publication number: 20140223551
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a base and a cover rotatably attached to the base. An identification unit is located on the cover. The identification unit is used to sense a gesture to rotate the cover relative to the base. The disclosure further offers a control method for the electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: TAY-YANG LIN, CHIN-FENG CHEN, SHU-MING LIU, CHIA-JUNG LIU, YI-RU LAI, PO-SUNG CHUANG
  • Publication number: 20140218847
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a base, a display and a rotating member. The rotating member includes a rotating portion and an installation portion. The rotating portion is rotatably mounted to the base. An installation shaft is secured to the installation portion. The display is rotatable relative to the rotating member about the installation shaft. The rotating member is rotatable relative to the base between a first position and a second position. When the rotating member is in the first position, the installation shaft is above the base, and the display is rotatable from an initial position to a first open position. When the rotating member is in the second position, the installation shaft is below the base, and the display is rotatable from the first open position to a second open position. The display rotates 360 degrees from the initial position to the second open position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tay-Yang LIN, Chin-Feng CHEN, Chia-Jung LIU, Yi-Ru LAI
  • Publication number: 20140218292
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a touch-sensitive screen, a cursor locating module, a touch detecting module, and a user interface (UI) generating module. The cursor locating module locates a cursor in a graphical user interface (GUI) displayed on the touch-sensitive screen. The touch detecting module detects whether a point of the touch-sensitive screen corresponding to the cursor is continuously pressed for a preset time duration. When the point is continuously pressed for the preset time duration, the UI generating module generates a search UI and displays the search UI adjacent to the cursor in the GUI. A method for searching data in a touch-sensitive device is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: TAY-YANG LIN, CHIN-FENG CHEN, CHIA-JUNG LIU, SHU-MING LIU
  • Publication number: 20140211397
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a housing, a connector and an indicating structure. The connector is mounted to the housing. The indicating structure is located on the housing corresponding to the connector. The indicating structure includes a proximity switch and a luminescent component. The proximity switch is configured to switch on the luminescent component when detecting presence of a nearby peripheral connector. The peripheral connector is easily coupled to the connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: TAY-YANG LIN, CHIN-FENG CHEN, CHIA-JUNG LIU, SHU-MING LIU, HSIN-CHIH HSU
  • Publication number: 20140211394
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a base, a cover, and a keyboard module. The base includes a mounting end and a first supporting end. The cover includes a connecting end and a second supporting end. The connecting end is pivotally mounted on the mounting end of the base. A bottom portion of the keyboard module includes a screen. The keyboard module is detachably mounted on the base to expose the screen. The cover rotates relative to the base to have the first supporting end and the second supporting end supporting the cover and the base to use the screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: TAY-YANG LIN, CHIN-FENG CHEN, CHIA-JUNG LIU, YI-RU LAI
  • Publication number: 20140211395
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a base and a keyboard module. The base defines a receiving space in which a number of magnets is received. The keyboard module includes a first side and a second side opposite to the first side. A frame is connected between sidewalls of the first side and the second side. The first side includes a key unit. The second side includes a screen. The keyboard module includes a number of mounting members made of magnetic material. The keyboard module is received in the receiving space in either a first position to expose the key unit to the first surface, or a second position to expose the screen to the first surface. The magnets are configured to adhere to the number of mounting members to secure the keyboard module in the receiving space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: TAY-YANG LIN, CHIN-FENG CHEN, CHIA-JUNG LIU, SHU-MING LIU
  • Publication number: 20140211382
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a base, a display pivotally mounted to the base, and a keyboard mounted on the base. The base includes a layer of conductive rubber. The layer of conductive rubber includes a plurality of contact switches. The keyboard includes a board body and a plurality of elastic tabs extending slanted from the board body. Each of the plurality of elastic tabs corresponds to each of plurality of contact switches. Each of the plurality of elastic tabs is pressed to move to contact the corresponding contact switch to input information. The display rotates towards the base to press the plurality of the elastic tab to move towards the plurality of contact switches to contact the board body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: TAY-YANG LIN, CHIN-FENG CHEN, CHIA-JUNG LIU, SHU-MING LIU
  • Patent number: 8784138
    Abstract: A connector assembly includes a connector plug and a connector socket. The connector plug includes an outer surface having a first portion and a second portion. The first portion includes a plurality of first plug signal transmitting lines. The second portion includes a plurality of second plug signal transmitting lines. The first and second plug signal transmitting lines form a plurality of first homocentric circles. The connector socket includes an inner surface which includes a first area and a second area. The first area includes a plurality of first socket signal transmitting lines. The second area includes a plurality of second socket signal transmitting lines. The first and second socket signal transmitting lines form a plurality of second homocentric circles. The connector plug inserts in the connector socket to connect the first and second plug signal transmitting lines to the first and second socket signal transmitting lines respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chi-Tse Shih, Chin-Feng Chen, Tay-Yang Lin
  • Patent number: 8788969
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a touch-sensitive display; a storing module, an accessing module, a display controller, a sensing module, and a file operating module. The accessing module obtains a folder representative icon from the storage module. The display controller displays the folder representative icon on the touch-sensitive display. The sensing module detects a first slide operation along a first direction on the folder representative icon. The file operating module spreads out a first display window, along the first direction from a side of the folder representative icon to display the sub-folder representative icon. The sensing module further detects a second slide operation on the sub-folder representative icon. The file operating module further spreads out the second display window, along a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction, from a side of the sub-folder representative icon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tay-Yang Lin, Chin-Feng Chen, Shu-Ming Liu, Chi-Tse Shih, Ni-Chun Hou, Hsin-Chih Hsu, Cheng-Hsiu Du
  • Patent number: 8771020
    Abstract: A connector assembly includes a connector plug and a connector socket. The connector plug includes a first and a second plug signal transmitting pieces. A plurality of parallel first plug signal transmitting pins is laid on the first plug signal transmitting piece. A plurality of parallel second plug signal transmitting pins is laid on the second plug signal transmitting piece. The connector socket includes a lower portion which includes a first receiving slot and a second receiving slot. A plurality of first socket signal transmitting lines is placed in the first receiving slot. A plurality of second socket signal transmitting lines is placed in the second receiving slot. The connector plug inserts in the connector socket to connect the first plug signal transmitting pins to the first socket signal transmitting pins, and simultaneously connect the second plug signal transmitting pins to the second socket signal transmitting pins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chi-Tse Shih, Chin-Feng Chen, Tay-Yang Lin
  • Patent number: 8717856
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a touch-screen display, a processor, a memory, and one or more modules stored in the memory. The one or more modules are adapted to be executed by the processor to enter into a user-interface alarm state from a user-interface non-alarm state in responds to an alarm trigger condition. The one or more modules are adapted to display one or more contact areas on the touch-screen display in the user-interface alarm state. The one or more modules are adapted to change locations of the one or more contact areas on the touch-screen display. The one or more modules are adapted to detect one or more contact actions on each of the one or more contact areas on the touch-screen display. The one or more modules are adapted to change the electronic device to the user-interface non-alarm state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tay-Yang Lin, Chin-Feng Chen, Shu-Ming Liu, Chi-Tse Shih, Ni-Chun Hou, Hsin-Chih Hsu, Cheng-Hsiu Du
  • Patent number: D708764
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tay-Yang Lin, Chin-Feng Chen, Chia-Jung Liu, Shu-Ming Liu, Hsin-Chih Hsu
  • Patent number: D714283
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tay-Yang Lin, Chin-Feng Chen, Chia-Jung Liu, Shu-Ming Liu, Hsin-Chih Hsu
  • Patent number: D714284
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tay-Yang Lin, Chin-Feng Chen, Chia-Jung Liu, Shu-Ming Liu, Yi-Ru Lai