Patents by Inventor Tsan-Sheng Chen

Tsan-Sheng 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: 8422209
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a base, a locking mechanism, and a battery. The base includes a receiving bay and a battery bay. The receiving bay includes a through slot defined thereon. The battery is selectively restrained in the battery bay by the locking mechanism. The locking mechanism includes a locking member and an elastic element received in the receiving bay. The locking member is movable and includes a clutching end extending into the battery bay. The elastic element is joined to the receiving bay and the locking member. The locking member further includes an operation portion defined thereon for a user to operate the locking mechanism. The operation portion is located within the receiving bay and is exposed to outside of the receiving bay through slot. The battery includes a connecting end defined thereon for engaging with the clutching end so as to be restrained in the battery bay.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Kai-Teng Cheng, Wen-Chieh Tai, Wu-Chen Lee, Ker-We Lin, Tsan-Sheng Chen, Hsueh-Chih Peng
  • Patent number: 8363007
    Abstract: A touchpad interface device includes a sensing board, a light guide plate, a control panel, and a plurality of lighting elements. The control panel includes a plurality of transparent areas and a plurality of covering areas to form a plurality of patterns. Users can understand the operating functionality of the control panel according to the plurality of patterns. The plurality of patterns includes a plurality of scale patterns, and the plurality of scale patterns have a volume adjusting area. The plurality of light members is located under the control panel and corresponding to the volume adjusting area. When the plurality of lighting elements illuminate, the scale patterns at the corresponding position are illuminated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: Acer Inc.
    Inventors: Hung-Wu Shih, Hao-Sheng Lo, Hsueh-Chih Peng, Tsan-Sheng Chen, Yan-Lin Kuo
  • Publication number: 20120099252
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a base, a locking mechanism, and a battery. The base includes a receiving bay and a battery bay. The receiving bay includes a through slot defined thereon. The battery is selectively restrained in the battery bay by the locking mechanism. The locking mechanism includes a locking member and an elastic element received in the receiving bay. The locking member is movable and includes a clutching end extending into the battery bay. The elastic element is joined to the receiving bay and the locking member. The locking member further includes an operation portion defined thereon for a user to operate the locking mechanism. The operation portion is located within the receiving bay and is exposed to outside of the receiving bay through slot. The battery includes a connecting end defined thereon for engaging with the clutching end so as to be restrained in the battery bay.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2011
    Publication date: April 26, 2012
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Kai-Teng CHENG, Wen-Chieh TAI, Wu-Chen LEE, Ker-We LIN, Tsan-Sheng CHEN, Hsueh-Chih PENG
  • Patent number: 7791877
    Abstract: A portable apparatus includes a display housing, a main housing, and a sound output device. The display housing has a pivot side. The main housing includes a pivot portion that defines a pivot axis and that is coupled to the pivot side of the display housing such that the display housing is pivotable relative to the main housing about the pivot axis. The pivot portion is formed with a receiving space. The sound output device is disposed in the receiving space of the pivot portion and outputs sound in a sound propagating direction substantially parallel to the pivot axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2010
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Ruey-Ching Shyu, Ya-Chi Hsu, Yan-Lin Kuo, Tsan-Sheng Chen, Hsueh-Chih Peng, Hao-Sheng Lo
  • Publication number: 20090160671
    Abstract: A touchpad interface device comprises a sensing board, a light guide plate, a control panel, and a plurality of lighting elements. The control panel includes a plurality of transparent areas and a plurality of covering areas to form a plurality of patterns. Users can understand the operating functionality of the control panel according to the plurality of patterns, wherein the plurality of patterns comprise a plurality of scale patterns, and the plurality of scale patterns have a volume adjusting area. The plurality of light members is located under the control panel and corresponding to the volume adjusting area. When the plurality of lighting elements illuminate, the scale patterns at the corresponding position are illuminated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2008
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Inventors: HUNG-WU SHIH, HAO-SHENG LO, HSUEH-CHIH PENG, TSAN-SHENG CHEN, YAN-LIN KUO
  • Publication number: 20090147468
    Abstract: A portable apparatus includes a display housing, a main housing, and a sound output device. The display housing has a pivot side. The main housing includes a pivot portion that defines a pivot axis, and that is coupled to the pivot side of the display housing such that the display housing is pivotable relative to the main housing about the pivot axis. The pivot portion is formed with a receiving space. The sound output device is disposed in the receiving space of the pivot portion, and outputs sound in a sound propagating direction substantially parallel to the pivot axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2008
    Publication date: June 11, 2009
    Applicant: ACER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Ruey-Ching Shyu, Ya-Chi Hsu, Yan-Lin Kuo, Tsan-Sheng Chen, Hsueh-Chih Peng, Hao-Sheng Lo
  • Publication number: 20060231199
    Abstract: A method for mounting a piece on an object includes a step of providing an un-cured composite material; a step of providing at least one piece on a surface of the composite material, and a step of co-curing the piece and the composite material to secure the piece to the composite material. The piece can be a label, a mark or a pattern which can be combined with the object by way of co-curing formation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2006
    Publication date: October 19, 2006
    Inventors: Ching-Lung Weng, Tsan-Sheng Chen, Chun-Hao Yang, Ding-Guei Huang