Patents by Inventor Wei-Cheng CHIU

Wei-Cheng CHIU 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: 20220254930
    Abstract: A planar insulating spacer layer is formed over a substrate, and a vertical stack of a gate electrode, a gate dielectric layer, and a first semiconducting metal oxide layer may be formed thereabove. The first semiconducting metal oxide layer includes atoms of a first n-type dopant at a first average dopant concentration. A second semiconducting metal oxide layer is formed over the first semiconducting metal oxide layer. Portions of the second semiconducting metal oxide layer are doped with the second n-type dopant to provide a source-side n-doped region and a drain-side n-doped region that include atoms of the second n-type dopant at a second average dopant concentration that is greater than the first average dopant concentration. Various dopants may be introduced to enhance performance of the thin film transistor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2021
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventors: Min-Kun DAI, I-Cheng CHANG, Cheng-Yi WU, Han-Ting TSAI, Tsann LIN, Chung-Te LIN, Wei-Gang CHIU
  • Patent number: 11404586
    Abstract: A planar insulating spacer layer is formed over a substrate, and a vertical stack of a gate electrode, a gate dielectric layer, and a first semiconducting metal oxide layer may be formed thereabove. The first semiconducting metal oxide layer includes atoms of a first n-type dopant at a first average dopant concentration. A second semiconducting metal oxide layer is formed over the first semiconducting metal oxide layer. Portions of the second semiconducting metal oxide layer are doped with the second n-type dopant to provide a source-side n-doped region and a drain-side n-doped region that include atoms of the second n-type dopant at a second average dopant concentration that is greater than the first average dopant concentration. Various dopants may be introduced to enhance performance of the thin film transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited
    Inventors: Min-Kun Dai, I-Cheng Chang, Cheng-Yi Wu, Han-Ting Tsai, Tsann Lin, Chung-Te Lin, Wei-Gang Chiu
  • Publication number: 20220221755
    Abstract: A display device includes a first pixel region and a second pixel region adjacent to the first pixel region. The display device includes: a first substrate; a second substrate opposite to the first substrate; and a plurality of spacers disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate. Herein, a first portion of the plurality of spacers are disposed in the first pixel region, a second portion of the plurality of spacers are disposed in the second pixel region, a disposition density of the second portion of the plurality of spacers in the second pixel region is different from a disposition density of the first portion of the plurality of spacers in the first pixel region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2021
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Inventors: Ming-Jou TAI, Chia-Hao TSAI, Wei-Yen CHIU, You-Cheng LU
  • Publication number: 20220207321
    Abstract: Systems and methods can utilize a conformer model to process a data set for various data processing tasks, including, but not limited to, speech recognition, sound separation, protein synthesis determination, video or other image set analysis, and natural language processing. The conformer model can use feed-forward blocks, a self-attention block, and a convolution block to process data to learn global interactions and relative-offset-based local correlations of the input data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Anmol Gulati, Ruoming Pang, Niki Parmar, Jiahui Yu, Wei Han, Chung-Cheng Chiu, Yu Zhang, Yonghui Wu, Shibo Wang, Weikeng Qin, Zhengdong Zhang
  • Patent number: 11343892
    Abstract: A driver is configured to provide an output voltage and an output current to a load according to an input voltage. The driver includes a power converter, first and second detecting devices and a controller. The power converter is configured to receive and convert the input voltage to the output voltage and the output current. The first detecting device is configured to detect the input voltage to generate a first signal. The second detecting device is configured to detect the output voltage to generate a second signal, and detect the output current to generate a third signal. The controller is configured to perform a calculation to the second signal and the third signal according to one of lookup tables corresponding to the first signal to generate a power value. An operation method of a driver and a light source system are also disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: DELTA ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Tsung-Ta Wu, Qi-Rong Lee, Wei-Cheng Chiu, Yu-Yung Huang, Ching-Ho Chou
  • Publication number: 20220061137
    Abstract: A driver is configured to provide an output voltage and an output current to a load according to an input voltage. The driver includes a power converter, first and second detecting devices and a controller. The power converter is configured to receive and convert the input voltage to the output voltage and the output current. The first detecting device is configured to detect the input voltage to generate a first signal. The second detecting device is configured to detect the output voltage to generate a second signal, and detect the output current to generate a third signal. The controller is configured to perform a calculation to the second signal and the third signal according to one of lookup tables corresponding to the first signal to generate a power value. An operation method of a driver and a light source system are also disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: Tsung-Ta WU, Qi-Rong LEE, Wei-Cheng CHIU, Yu-Yung HUANG, Ching-Ho CHOU
  • Patent number: 11122661
    Abstract: A driver for driving a load unit includes a conversion circuit, a bypass circuit and control circuit. The conversion circuit is configured for converting an input voltage into an output voltage, in which the load unit is coupled to the conversion circuit to receive the output voltage and an output current. The bypass circuit is electrically coupled to the conversion circuit and the load unit. The control circuit controls the output current to flow through the load unit to drive the load unit in a driving mode. The control circuit controls the output current to flow through the bypass circuit in a standby mode, in which the output current in the standby mode is lower than the output current in the driving mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: DELTA ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Chia-Jung Nian, Wei-Cheng Chiu
  • Patent number: 11054982
    Abstract: An electronic device, method and system for detecting fingers and non-transitory computer-readable medium are provided in this disclosure. The electronic device includes a touch panel, a plurality of distance detection units, and a processor. The processor electrically connected to the touch panel and the distance detection units. The touch panel is configured for sensing a touched position. The distance detection units are configured for detecting a plurality of distance measurement signals. The processor is configured for calculating a plurality of measurement values according to the touched position and the distance measurement signals; determining a finger gesture information according to the measurement values, the finger gesture information indicating which one of a plurality of areas on the touched position is touched; and transmitting a finger gesture, based on the finger gesture information, to an external device to display a simulated finger gesture of an avatar in a simulated scenario.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Wei-Cheng Chiu
  • Patent number: 10879738
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus including a hand-held electronic device and a platform device is provided. The platform device is detachably connected to the hand-held electronic device. The platform device includes a power supply, a power management device, a wireless power management circuit and an antenna. The power supply is used to provide a supply power. The power management device generates at least one operation power according to the supply power. The wireless power management circuit generates a wireless power according to the at least one operation power. The antenna of the platform device performs a charging operation on at least one to-be-charged device through an electromagnetic induction according to the wireless power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Yi-Fang Yang, Wei-Cheng Chiu, Wen-Hsin Hsiao
  • Publication number: 20200381943
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus including a hand-held electronic device and a platform device is provided. The platform device is detachably connected to the hand-held electronic device. The platform device includes a power supply, a power management device, a wireless power management circuit and an antenna. The power supply is used to provide a supply power. The power management device generates at least one operation power according to the supply power. The wireless power management circuit generates a wireless power according to the at least one operation power. The antenna of the platform device performs a charging operation on at least one to-be-charged device through an electromagnetic induction according to the wireless power.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Yi-Fang Yang, Wei-Cheng Chiu, Wen-Hsin Hsiao
  • Publication number: 20200267808
    Abstract: A driver for driving a load unit includes a conversion circuit, a bypass circuit and control circuit. The conversion circuit is configured for converting an input voltage into an output voltage, in which the load unit is coupled to the conversion circuit to receive the output voltage and an output current. The bypass circuit is electrically coupled to the conversion circuit and the load unit. The control circuit controls the output current to flow through the load unit to drive the load unit in a driving mode. The control circuit controls the output current to flow through the bypass circuit in a standby mode, in which the output current in the standby mode is lower than the output current in the driving mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2019
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Chia-Jung NIAN, Wei-Cheng CHIU
  • Patent number: 10659279
    Abstract: A processing method includes acquiring a real-time video captured by a camera disposed on an physical object; acquiring one or more of a moving direction of the physical object, a speed of the physical object, and an acceleration of the physical object; and controlling a display device to display the real-time video corresponding to a first event in response to the first event be triggered according to the one or more of the moving direction of the physical object, the speed of the physical object, and the acceleration of the physical object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Wei-Cheng Chiu, Wei-Chih Kuo
  • Patent number: 10649555
    Abstract: An input interface device includes a sensing panel, a touch sensor, an auxiliary sensor and a processor. The touch sensor is configured to detect a first touch event located in a first area of the sensing panel, and detect a second touch event located in a second area of the sensing panel. The first area and the second area are separated by a first boundary defined across the sensing panel. The auxiliary sensor is configured to detect a first environmental parameter. The processor is configured to determine whether the first boundary needs to be adjusted or not according to the first environmental parameter. The processor is also configured to selectively adjust the first boundary according to the first touch event and the second touch event, and the first boundary after adjustment is utilized to separate the first area and the second area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Wei-Cheng Chiu
  • Patent number: 10525355
    Abstract: A processing method includes mapping a first physical object into a first virtual object in a virtual space; generating a collision signal in response to the first virtual object overlap a second virtual object in the virtual space; and providing the collision signal to the first physical object, so that the first physical object operates according to the collision signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventor: Wei-Cheng Chiu
  • Patent number: 10459544
    Abstract: An electronic system includes a hand-held controller and a computing application. The hand-held controller includes a proximity sensing circuit and a physical information sensing circuit. The proximity sensing circuit includes proximity sensors. The proximity sensors are configured to sense instant proximity values. The physical information sensing circuit is configured to sense a physical parameter. The computing application is executed by a processor. The computing application is configured to retrieve the instant proximity values and the physical parameter, to calculate maximum proximity values or minimum proximity values according to the instant proximity values and the physical parameter. The maximum proximity values or the minimum proximity values are utilized to update threshold proximity values of the proximity sensors in determining near status or far status.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: HTC Corporation
    Inventors: Wei-Cheng Chiu, Wei-Chih Kuo
  • Publication number: 20190094997
    Abstract: An input interface device includes a sensing panel, a touch sensor, an auxiliary sensor and a processor. The touch sensor is configured to detect a first touch event located in a first area of the sensing panel, and detect a second touch event located in a second area of the sensing panel. The first area and the second area are separated by a first boundary defined across the sensing panel. The auxiliary sensor is configured to detect a first environmental parameter. The processor is configured to determine whether the first boundary needs to be adjusted or not according to the first environmental parameter. The processor is also configured to selectively adjust the first boundary according to the first touch event and the second touch event, and the first boundary after adjustment is utilized to separate the first area and the second area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventor: Wei-Cheng CHIU
  • Publication number: 20190034072
    Abstract: An electronic device, method and system for detecting fingers and non-transitory computer-readable medium are provided in this disclosure. The electronic device includes a touch panel, a plurality of distance detection units, and a processor. The processor electrically connected to the touch panel and the distance detection units. The touch panel is configured for sensing a touched position. The distance detection units are configured for detecting a plurality of distance measurement signals. The processor is configured for calculating a plurality of measurement values according to the touched position and the distance measurement signals; determining a finger gesture information according to the measurement values, the finger gesture information indicating which one of a plurality of areas on the touched position is touched; and transmitting a finger gesture, based on the finger gesture information, to an external device to display a simulated finger gesture of an avatar in a simulated scenario.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventor: Wei-Cheng CHIU
  • Publication number: 20180335853
    Abstract: An electronic system includes a hand-held controller and a computing application. The hand-held controller includes a proximity sensing circuit and a physical information sensing circuit. The proximity sensing circuit includes proximity sensors. The proximity sensors are configured to sense instant proximity values. The physical information sensing circuit is configured to sense a physical parameter. The computing application is executed by a processor. The computing application is configured to retrieve the instant proximity values and the physical parameter, to calculate maximum proximity values or minimum proximity values according to the instant proximity values and the physical parameter. The maximum proximity values or the minimum proximity values are utilized to update threshold proximity values of the proximity sensors in determining near status or far status.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Wei-Cheng CHIU, Wei-Chih KUO
  • Publication number: 20180117470
    Abstract: A processing method includes mapping a first physical object into a first virtual object in a virtual space; generating a collision signal in response to the first virtual object overlap a second virtual object in the virtual space; and providing the collision signal to the first physical object, so that the first physical object operates according to the collision signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventor: Wei-Cheng CHIU
  • Publication number: 20180097681
    Abstract: A processing method includes acquiring a real-time video captured by a camera disposed on an physical object; acquiring one or more of a moving direction of the physical object, a speed of the physical object, and an acceleration of the physical object; and controlling a display device to display the real-time video corresponding to a first event in response to the first event be triggered according to the one or more of the moving direction of the physical object, the speed of the physical object, and the acceleration of the physical object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Inventors: Wei-Cheng CHIU, Wei-Chih KUO