Patents by Inventor Wu-Chen LEE

Wu-Chen LEE 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: 20210286404
    Abstract: A portable electronic device includes a first body, a second body, a third body, and a support member. The second body is pivotally connected between the first body and the third body. The support member is movably disposed at the first body, and the support member is pivotally connected to one of the second body and the third body. In a folded state, the second body is folded and covered between the first body and the third body. In an unfolded state, the second body and the third body are respectively inclined relative to the first body and the second body, and the second body is suspended over the first body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai
  • Publication number: 20210286416
    Abstract: A laptop with active door including a first body, a second body, a hinge connected between the first body and the second body, a linking assembly pivoted to the hinge and slidably disposed on the first body, a door movably disposed on the first body, a first linking rod, and a second linking rod is provided. The first linking rod has a first end and a second end opposite to each other, the first end is pivoted to the linking assembly, and the second end is pivoted the door. The second linking rod has a third end and a fourth end opposite to each other, the third end is pivoted to the first body, and the fourth end is pivoted to the first linking rod.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai
  • Publication number: 20210255671
    Abstract: A hinge module is provided, including a first bracket, a guiding rod movably assembled to the first bracket, an elastic member connected between the first bracket and the guiding rod, a second bracket pivotally connected to the guiding rod, and a linking rod pivotally connected between the first and the second brackets. In a process of the first and the second brackets rotating relative to each other, the guiding rod moves relative to the first bracket to deform the elastic member. A portable electronic device is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai, Wu-Chen Lee, Kun-You Chuang
  • Publication number: 20210223821
    Abstract: An electronic device assembly is provided, including an electronic device body and a detachable lens module. The electronic device body has a housing and a first joining unit, wherein the first joining unit is disposed on the housing. The detachable lens module is detachably assembled onto the housing and has a second joining unit, wherein the first joining unit is joined to the second joining unit to electrically connect the detachable lens module to the electronic device body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yu-Shih Wang, Yi-Ta Huang, Chih-Chun Liu, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai, Chi-Hung Lai, Wu-Chen Lee, Pin-Chueh Lin, Chih-Wei Liao, Ting-Wen Pai, Wen-Chieh Chen
  • Patent number: 11068032
    Abstract: An electronic device including a hinge module, a first body, a first linking assembly, a second body, a second linking assembly, and a flexible display assembled to the first body and the second body is provided. The hinge module includes a first rotating shaft, a second rotating shaft parallel to the first rotating shaft, a first guiding shaft orthogonal to the first rotating shaft, and a second guiding shaft orthogonal to the second rotating shaft. The first body is slidably assembled to the first guiding shaft, the second body is slidably assembled to the second guiding shaft, the first linking assembly slidably assembled to the first guiding shaft connects the first body, and the second linking assembly slidably assembled to the second guiding shaft connects the second body. A deformation of the flexible display drives the first and second bodies to move close to or away from the hinge module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wu-Chen Lee, Wen-Chieh Tai, Kun-You Chuang
  • Publication number: 20210200261
    Abstract: A display device includes a first display and a second display. The first display includes a first body and a first magnet disposed in the first body. The first body has a first side and a slot located at the first side. The first magnet is disposed corresponding to the slot, and the first magnet is adjacent to the first side. The second display is detachably mounted to the first display. The second display includes a second body and a magnetic hook. The second body has a second side and a recess located at the second side, and the magnetic hook is movably disposed in recess. The first side of the first body abuts against the second side of the second body, and the slot is aligned to the recess. The magnetic hook is driven by a magnetic force of the first magnet to be engaged with the slot.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Yang, Wu-Chen Lee, Chia-Bo Chen
  • Publication number: 20210200269
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a host, a main display, an auxiliary display, and a hinge mechanism. The auxiliary display is located between the host and the main display and includes a sliding part and a lifting part. The sliding part is slidably connected to the host. The hinge mechanism includes a first bracket, a second bracket pivotally connected to the first bracket, and a third bracket pivotally connected to the second bracket. The first bracket is secured to the host, and the second bracket is secured to the main display. The third bracket is secured to the lifting part of the auxiliary display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chia-Bo Chen, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wu-Chen Lee, Yi-Hsuan Yang
  • Patent number: 11036261
    Abstract: A hinge module is provided, including a first bracket, a guiding rod movably assembled to the first bracket, an elastic member connected between the first bracket and the guiding rod, a second bracket pivotally connected to the guiding rod, and a linking rod pivotally connected between the first and the second brackets. In a process of the first and the second brackets rotating relative to each other, the guiding rod moves relative to the first bracket to deform the elastic member. A portable electronic device is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai, Wu-Chen Lee, Kun-You Chuang
  • Publication number: 20210165473
    Abstract: A portable electronic device including a body, a door, a carrier and at least one electronic module is provided. The door is movably mounted on the body. The carrier includes a first side and a second side opposite to each other, the first side is pivoted to the body, and the second side is movably pivoted to the door. The electronic module is disposed on the carrier. At least one opening is formed between the door and the body when the door moves away from the body, and the door drives the carrier to rotate relative to the body, such that the electronic module is tilted with respect to the body along with the movement of the door, and the electronic module is exposed to an external environment via the opening for heat dissipation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Chun-Chieh Wang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Cheng-Wen Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20210151857
    Abstract: A portable electronic device including at least one body, an antenna module, and a rotation mechanism is provided. The antenna module includes an antenna unit, a driving member, and a linking rod. The antenna unit is rotatably disposed on the body, the driving member is slidably disposed on the body and abuts the antenna unit, and a portion of the antenna unit blocks on a sliding path of the driving member, to drive the antenna unit to rotate to open and close relative to the body when the driving member slides. The linking rod has opposite first and second ends. The first end is pivotally connected to the driving member. The rotation mechanism is disposed on the body, the second end is pivotally connected to the rotation mechanism and eccentric to a rotating axis of the rotation mechanism, to slide the driving member when the rotation mechanism rotates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai
  • Publication number: 20210149455
    Abstract: A hinge module is provided, including a first bracket, a guiding rod movably assembled to the first bracket, an elastic member connected between the first bracket and the guiding rod, a second bracket pivotally connected to the guiding rod, and a linking rod pivotally connected between the first and the second brackets. In a process of the first and the second brackets rotating relative to each other, the guiding rod moves relative to the first bracket to deform the elastic member. A portable electronic device is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai, Wu-Chen Lee, Kun-You Chuang
  • Publication number: 20210124398
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a host, a driving mechanism, a main display, and an auxiliary display. The main display is connected to the host through the driving mechanism. The auxiliary display is located between the host and the main display. The auxiliary display has a pivoting end and a movable end, the pivoting end is pivotally connected to the host, and the movable end is connected to the driving mechanism. The main display is configured to be folded or unfolded with respect to the host and synchronously drive the auxiliary display to ascend or descend through the driving mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Yang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wu-Chen Lee, Chia-Bo Chen
  • Publication number: 20210081004
    Abstract: A portable electronic device including a first body, a second body, a first hinge connected to the first body, a second hinge connected to the second body, and a linking rod is provided. The linking rod has a first end and a second end opposite to each other, wherein the first end is pivoted to the first hinge eccentric to a rotation axis of the first hinge, and the second end is pivoted to the second hinge eccentric to a rotation axis of the second hinge. The first and the second bodies are rotated to be closed to or far away from each other by the first hinge, the second hinge, and the linking rod.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicants: Acer Incorporated, Deda metal Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai, Kun-You Chuang
  • Publication number: 20210081005
    Abstract: A hinge module including a first bracket, a linking rod, and a second bracket. A first rotating shaft is disposed on the first bracket. The linking rod has a first end and a second end opposite to each other. The first end is pivoted to the first rotating shaft. A second rotating shaft is disposed on the second bracket and movably and pivotably connected to the first bracket. The second end of the linking rod is pivoted to the second bracket. In a process where the first bracket and the second bracket are rotated relatively, the first rotating shaft and the second rotating shaft are moved close to or away from each other. A portable electronic device is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai, Wu-Chen Lee, Kun-You Chuang
  • Publication number: 20210059059
    Abstract: A foldable electronic device including a first body, a second body, a flexible display disposed on the first and the second bodies, a hinge assembly connected between the first and the second bodies, an extension chain assembly, and a linkage is provided. The first and the second bodies are rotated relatively to be unfolded or folded via the hinge assembly. An end of the linkage and an end of the extension chain assembly are pivoted together and coupled to the first body in a sliding and pivoting manner. Another end of the linkage is pivoted to the hinge assembly, and another end of the extension chain assembly is pivoted to the second body. In a transforming process between the folded and the unfolded states, an extension traveling of the extension chain assembly compensates a size difference of the flexible display between the folded and the unfolded states.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Ting-Wen Pai, Chi-Hung Lai, Wu-Chen Lee, Chih-Chun Liu
  • Publication number: 20200329573
    Abstract: A hinge module including a first hinge having a first gear, a second hinge having a second gear, and a gear rack is provided. The first and second gears are movably coupled to the gear rack. The first hinge moves on the gear rack via rotation of the first gear, the second hinge moves on the gear rack via rotation of the second gear, and the first hinge and the second hinge move closer or away from each other via rotation. An electronic device is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wu-Chen Lee
  • Publication number: 20200326757
    Abstract: An electronic device including a hinge module, a first body, a first linking assembly, a second body, a second linking assembly, and a flexible display assembled to the first body and the second body is provided. The hinge module includes a first rotating shaft, a second rotating shaft parallel to the first rotating shaft, a first guiding shaft orthogonal to the first rotating shaft, and a second guiding shaft orthogonal to the second rotating shaft. The first body is slidably assembled to the first guiding shaft, the second body is slidably assembled to the second guiding shaft, the first linking assembly slidably assembled to the first guiding shaft connects the first body, and the second linking assembly slidably assembled to the second guiding shaft connects the second body. A deformation of the flexible display drives the first and second bodies to move close to or away from the hinge module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicants: Acer Incorporated, Deda metal Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yi-Ta Huang, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wu-Chen Lee, Wen-Chieh Tai, Kun-You Chuang
  • Publication number: 20200241605
    Abstract: A hinge module and an electronic device are provided. The electronic device includes a first body and a second body that the hinge module is connected therebetween, and the first and the second bodies are rotated to be folded or unfolded through the hinge module. The hinge module includes a guiding member, a first rail, a rotating shaft, and a linking member. The rotating shaft disposed at the first body in a rotatable and penetrating manner. The linking member is linked between the rotating shaft and the guiding member. The first and the second bodies are rotated relatively to each other via the guiding member and the first rail, and the guiding member drives the linking member to rotate the rotating shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicants: Acer Incorporated, Sinher Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Yan-Fong Cheng, Cheng-Nan Ling, Yi-Ta Huang, Pao-Min Huang, Ting-Hung Su, Yung-Chang Chiang, Shin-Pin Yang, Wu-Chen Lee
  • Patent number: 10656685
    Abstract: A hinge module and an electronic device are provided. The electronic device includes a first body and a second body that the hinge module is connected therebetween, and the first and the second bodies are rotated to be folded or unfolded through the hinge module. The hinge module includes a guiding member, a first rail, a rotating shaft, and a linking member. The rotating shaft disposed at the first body in a rotatable and penetrating manner. The linking member is linked between the rotating shaft and the guiding member. The first and the second bodies are rotated relatively to each other via the guiding member and the first rail, and the guiding member drives the linking member to rotate the rotating shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignees: Acer Incorporated, Sinher Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Yan-Fong Cheng, Cheng-Nan Ling, Yi-Ta Huang, Pao-Min Huang, Ting-Hung Su, Yung-Chang Chiang, Shin-Pin Yang, Wu-Chen Lee
  • Patent number: 10431937
    Abstract: An electric connector suited for an electronic device is provided. The electric connector includes a body, a plurality of terminals, and an electrical connecting member. The body is suited to be disposed in the electronic device and has at least one receiving area located on at least one of a top portion and a bottom portion of an exterior of the body. The terminals are disposed in the body, and an external electric connector is suited to be butted to the body along a first axis to be electrically connected to the terminals. One end of the electrical connecting member is located at the receiving area to be electrically connected to the terminals, and another end of the electrical connecting member extends out of the receiving area along a second axis to be electrically connected to the electronic device. The first axis is different from the second axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yu-Shih Wang, Pao-Min Huang, Yan-Fong Cheng, Yi-Ta Huang, Wu-Chen Lee, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Neng Liao