Patents by Inventor Wen-Chieh TAI

Wen-Chieh TAI 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: 20160202736
    Abstract: A hinge device with a plurality of hinge main bodies and a plurality of connecting parts is disclosed. Each hinge main body aligns along a first direction and has two connecting shafts and a connecting portion. The two ends of the connecting portion connect to the two connecting shafts. Each connecting part is located between the hinge main bodies and respectively connected to the connecting shafts of different hinge main bodies such that each hinge main body can turn to multiple angles relative to each connecting part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2015
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Wen-Chieh Tai, Cheng-Nan Ling, Hsien-Wei Chen, Chun-I Chen
  • Publication number: 20160187936
    Abstract: A bearing structure is applied to an electronic device, and the electronic device includes a first operation part and a second operation part. The bearing structure includes a first fastening end, a second fastening end, and a plurality of concatenation units. The first fastening end is fastened to the first operation part. The second fastening end is fastened to the second operation part. Each of the concatenation units includes a fastening clip and a fastening axis, one of the concatenation units is fastened to the first fastening end, and another concatenation unit is fastened to the second fastening end. The fastening clip of any one of the concatenation units is fastened to the fastening axis of another neighboring concatenation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2015
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventors: Hsien-Wei Chen, Yi-Ta Huang, Wen-Chieh Tai, Cheng-Nan Ling, Chun-I Chen
  • Publication number: 20160104991
    Abstract: A transmission shaft set including a plurality of transmission shaft structures is disclosed. Each transmission shaft structure includes a metal pin connecting shaft and a base. The metal pin connecting shaft includes an arc part, a fastening block, a plurality of electrically connecting parts and a plurality of electrically connecting metal pins. The plurality of electrically connecting parts are located on the arc part. The plurality of electrically connecting metal pins are located in the fastening block and electrically connected to the plurality of electrically connecting parts. The base is fastened to the metal pin connecting shaft and includes a fastening groove, at least one fastening part and at least one column. The fastening groove is used for fastening the fastening block. The fastening part is located near the fastening groove. The column is located near the fastening groove and the fastening part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Publication date: April 14, 2016
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Wen-Chieh Tai, Yu-Shih Wang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Hsien-Wei Chen, Chun-I Chen
  • Patent number: 9240294
    Abstract: A touch pad module includes a circuit board and a trigger element. The circuit board includes a recessed area. The trigger element is disposed on the circuit board and covers the recessed area. When the trigger element deforms by an external force, at least a part of the trigger element is located in the recessed area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Chieh Liu, Wen-Chieh Tai, Cheng-Nan Ling, Hsien-Wei Chen, Chun-I Chen, Yi-Ta Huang
  • Publication number: 20150124400
    Abstract: A portable electronic apparatus includes a base, two linkage assemblies disposed on two sides of the base, and a first component and a second component pivoted respectively on the base. Each linkage assembly includes a lever and a dual axis rotating module combined between a first end and a second end of the lever, and each dual axis rotating module disposes on the side of the base. The lever rotates along the side of the base and along a first plane being substantially perpendicular to the side relative to the base by the dual axis rotating module. During the first component rotates relative to the base from an open state to a close state, the first end of each lever is pushed to rotate along the first plane, and the second component is clipped by the second end of each lever.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2014
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicant: Acer Inc.
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Wen-Chieh Tai, Cheng-Nan Ling, Hsien-Wei Chen
  • Publication number: 20150077914
    Abstract: An electronic device adapted to be electrically connected to an electronic peripheral is provided. The electronic peripheral includes a main body and a plurality of peripheral pads. The peripheral pads are disposed on a corresponding surface of the main body. The electronic device includes a body and a plurality of device pads. The body includes a receiving surface. The device pads are disposed on the receiving surface. When the corresponding surface is disposed on the receiving surface and each of the peripheral pads is in contact with the corresponding device pad, the main body is electrically connected with the body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai, Yu-Shih Wang
  • Publication number: 20150008113
    Abstract: A touch pad module suitable for an electronic device is provided. The touch pad module includes a circuit board and a trigger element. The circuit board includes a recessed area. The trigger element is disposed on the circuit board and covers the recessed area. When the trigger element deforms by an external force, at least a part of the trigger element is located in the recessed area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2013
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Chieh Liu, Wen-Chieh Tai, Cheng-Nan Ling, Hsien-Wei Chen, Chun-I Chen, Yi-Ta Huang
  • 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
  • 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