Patents by Inventor Yakun Sun

Yakun Sun 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: 11189237
    Abstract: A current compensation circuit, a virtual reality device and a control method are disclosed. The current compensation circuit includes: a first constant current sub-circuit, configured to generate a driving current of a backlight module; a second constant current sub-circuit, configured to generate a compensation current of the backlight module; a compensation gating sub-circuit, configured to determine whether to select the second constant current sub-circuit to supply power to the backlight module; and a black insertion control signal generation sub-circuit, configured to generate a black insertion control signal, connected with the first constant current sub-circuit and the compensation gating sub-circuit, and configured to control, by the black insertion control signal, the first constant current sub-circuit and the second constant current sub-circuit to simultaneously supply power to or power off the backlight module, so that the black light module realizes a backlight black insertion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignees: Beijing BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Feng Pan, Hao Zhang, Lili Chen, Jian Sun, Yakun Wang, Yuanyuan Du, Jinghua Miao, Yu Lei, Xinjian Liu, Ziqiang Guo, Bin Zhao, Ruifeng Qin, Feng Zi
  • Patent number: 11190305
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for introducing time diversity in a transmitter. The systems and methods may include receiving, at the transmitter, a request from a receiver to retransmit data. The systems and methods may further include receiving an input of data corresponding to the data requested for retransmission at a first transmitter block. The systems and methods may further include operating on the signals using the first transmitter block in at least one of a first mode and a second mode, such that an output of signals from the first transmitter block is dependent on a time-varying function and corresponds to the data requested by the receiver for retransmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: Marvell Asia Pte, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yakun Sun, Hongyuan Zhang, Liwen Chu, Hui-Ling Lou
  • Patent number: 11176895
    Abstract: A backlight source of a backlight module of a display device is divided into N*M regions. A backlight driving device includes: an MCU configured to acquire backlight data about the N*M regions corresponding to a current display image of the display device and transmit the backlight data about the N*M regions to a backlight source driving circuitry in a one-tone manner; and the backlight source driving circuitry including M PWM outputs and N registers corresponding to each PWM output. The N*M registers of the backlight source driving circuitry correspond to the N*M regions respectively. The backlight source driving circuitry is configured to receive backlight data about the N*M regions from the MCU, and write the backlight data about each region into a corresponding register, so as to control luminance of the corresponding region in accordance with the backlight data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignees: BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Binhua Sun, Jian Sun, Feng Zi, Feng Pan, Yakun Wang, Ziqiang Guo, Hao Zhang, Lili Chen, Lin Lin, Zhen Tang, Yadong Ding, Bingxin Liu
  • Patent number: 11172512
    Abstract: A communication device receives a trigger frame that is configured to: trigger a contention-based uplink orthogonal frequency multiple access (OFDMA) transmission by multiple communication devices, and indicate a predetermined length of the contention-based uplink OFDMA transmission, wherein the predetermined length corresponds to contention-based uplink OFDMA transmissions. Responsive to receiving the trigger frame, the communication device generates a data unit having the predetermined length, and responsive to receiving the trigger frame, transmits the data unit as part of a contention-based uplink OFDMA transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: NXP USA, INC.
    Inventors: Yakun Sun, Hongyuan Zhang
  • Patent number: 11165892
    Abstract: A first communication device generates a physical layer (PHY) preamble for a PHY data unit to be transmitted via a communication channel, the PHY data unit conforming to a first communication protocol. Generating the PHY preamble includes generating a legacy portion of the PHY preamble to include a legacy signal field, which is decodable by one or more second communication devices that conform to a second communication protocol to determine a duration of the PHY data unit. The PHY preamble is generated to also include a duplicate of the legacy signal field in the PHY preamble, wherein presence of the duplicate of the legacy signal field indicates to one or more third communication devices that conform to the first communication protocol that the PHY data unit conforms to the first communication protocol. The first communication device generates the PHY data unit to include the PHY preamble and a PHY payload.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Marvell Asia Pte, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hongyuan Zhang, Mingguang Xu, Yakun Sun
  • Publication number: 20210333879
    Abstract: A wearable device, an electronic system, an electronic device, a tactile feedback method and a storage medium are provided. The wearable device with tactile feedback includes an electromagnetic coil set, a driving circuit and a control circuit, the driving circuit is coupled with the electromagnetic coil set; the control circuit is configured to control the driving circuit to generate and output a coil current corresponding to the electromagnetic coil set to the electromagnetic coil set according to a control command; and the electromagnetic coil set is configured to receive the coil current and generate the tactile feedback based on the coil current.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Applicants: BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ziqiang GUO, Jian SUN, Xinjian LIU, Yakun WANG, Lin LIN, Zhen TANG, Yu LEI, Minglei CHU, Jiankang SUN, Jinghua MIAO, Guixin YAN, Feng ZI
  • Publication number: 20210335289
    Abstract: A display device, a virtual reality display apparatus and a display device control method. The display device includes: a liquid crystal panel, which includes a plurality of sub-pixel groups and a first black matrix, each of the sub-pixel groups including n consecutive rows of sub-pixels, the first black matrix being disposed between two adjacent sub-pixel groups, and n being any positive integer, and a backlight, which includes a plurality of sub-light source groups and a second black matrix, which second black matrix is disposed between two adjacent sub-light source groups, each of the sub-light source groups being disposed in one-to-one correspondence with each of the sub-pixel groups, and the second black matrix having the same light-shielding region as the first black matrix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Inventors: Jian SUN, Lin LIN, Ziqiang GUO, Xinjian LIU, Zhen TANG, Yu LEI, Yakun WANG
  • Patent number: 11132961
    Abstract: A backlight driving circuit of driving a backlight source, the backlight source comprising a plurality of LEDs arranged in an array, the backlight driving circuit comprising: a power source sub-circuit and a switch control sub-circuit, wherein the power source sub-circuit is electrically connected to the plurality of LEDs respectively through the switch control sub-circuit; and the switch control sub-circuit is configured to determine a to-be-turned-on LED and a to-be-turned-off LED according to color information of an image to be displayed, and control each of the LEDs to be turned on or off by controlling a connection state between each of the LEDs and the power source sub-circuit separately according to the determined to-be-turned-on LED and the determined to-be-turned-off LED. A backlight driving method, a backlight driving device and a computer-readable storage medium are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignees: BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Feng Zi, Jian Sun, Ziqiang Guo, Xinjian Liu, Feng Pan, Yakun Wang, Jiyang Shao, Binhua Sun, Hao Zhang, Lili Chen
  • Patent number: 11134403
    Abstract: An interface circuit in an electronic device may provide rate feedback. During operation the interface circuit may transmit one or more packets or frames associated with a data stream that are intended for the recipient electronic device, where the data stream is associated with a video encoder. Then, the interface circuit may estimate a communication performance metric associated with at least the transmissions. For example, the estimated communication performance metric comprises an effective capacity associated with a wireless link between the electronic device and the recipient electronic device. Moreover, the effective capacity may be estimated based at least in part on an efficiency of the wireless link. Next, the interface circuit may provide the rate feedback intended for the video encoder based at least in part on the estimated communication performance metric. In some embodiments, when beamforming occurs, the rate feedback may be reset.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Ye Sun, Zhanfeng Jia, Yakun Sun
  • Patent number: 11134468
    Abstract: An access point receives a first uplink orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA) transmission from a plurality of client stations. The first uplink OFDMA transmission includes i) respective acknowledgment frames for the downlink OFDMA PHY data unit, and ii) respective frames that include indications of respective amounts of buffered data at the respective client stations that are to be transmitted to the access point. The access point uses the received indications of respective amounts of buffered data at the respective client stations to determine an allocation of frequency resources for a second uplink OFDMA transmission, and transmits a second downlink OFDMA PHY data unit to the plurality of client stations, which i) indicates the allocation of frequency resources to the plurality of client stations for the second uplink OFDMA transmission, and ii) is configured to prompt the plurality of client stations to begin transmitting the second uplink OFDMA transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: NXP USA, Inc.
    Inventors: Liwen Chu, Hongyuan Zhang, Hui-Ling Lou, Yakun Sun
  • Patent number: 11122558
    Abstract: A network device includes a first medium access control entity and a second medium access control entity. The first medium access control entity is configured to transmit and receive in a first frequency band. The second medium access control entity is configured to transmit and receive in a second frequency band, wherein the second frequency band is higher than and non-contiguous with the first frequency band. The first medium access control entity is configured to receive a control frame and operate as a pass-through to pass at least a portion of the control frame from the first medium access control entity to the second medium access control entity as opposed to forwarding the control frame to a physical layer entity or a processor of the network device. The second medium access control entity is configured to transmit the at least the portion of the control frame in the second frequency band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Marvell Asia Pte, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jinjing Jiang, Liwen Chu, Lei Wang, Yakun Sun, Hongyuan Zhang, Hui-Ling Lou
  • Patent number: 11122567
    Abstract: A communication device associated with a first wireless communication network transmits an indication that a communication channel in an unlicensed frequency band is being utilized by the first wireless communication network. The indication is transmitted to an access point of a second wireless communication network. The first wireless communication network utilizes a first wireless communication protocol developed for use in licensed frequency bands, and the second wireless communication network utilizes a second wireless communication protocol developed for use in the unlicensed frequency band. The indication is transmitted by the communication device to prompt the access point of the second wireless communication network, to determine that i) the communication channel cannot be used by the second wireless communication network, or ii) the second wireless communication network is to temporarily yield the communication channel to the first wireless communication network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Marvell Asia Pte, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yakun Sun, Hongyuan Zhang, Mingguang Xu, Liwen Chu, Hui-Ling Lou
  • Patent number: 11113799
    Abstract: A display method and a display device are provided. The display method may be applied to a display device having a lens unit and a display unit for normal display, and may include steps of: detecting a first distance between the lens unit and the display unit; calculating correction information according to the first distance and transmitting the correction information to the display unit; and displaying a corrected image by the display unit according to the correction information, so that the corrected image is converged into eyes of a user via the lens unit, wherein the corrected image is obtained by correcting an original image according to the first distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignees: BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukun Sun, Xuefeng Wang, Jinghua Miao, Wenyu Li, Jinbao Peng, Bin Zhao, Lixin Wang, Xi Li, Qingwen Fan, Jianwen Suo, Yali Liu, Yu Lei, Yakun Wang, Hao Zhang, Lili Chen
  • Patent number: 11108503
    Abstract: A first communication device receives an aggregated data unit from a second communication device. The aggregated data unit aggregates (i) one or more sets of multiple data units, each set of multiple data units to be acknowledged by a respective block acknowledgement and (ii) one or more single data units, each single data unit to be acknowledged by a respective single acknowledgement. The first communication device generates a block acknowledgment frame that includes (i) block acknowledgement information to acknowledge the one or more sets of multiple data units, and (ii) single acknowledgment information to acknowledge the one or more single data units, where the block acknowledgement frame omits an indication that the block acknowledgement frame includes the single acknowledgement information. The first communication device causes the block acknowledgement frame to be transmitted to the second communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: NXP USA, INC.
    Inventors: Jinjing Jiang, Liwen Chu, Lei Wang, Yakun Sun, Hongyuan Zhang, Hui-Ling Lou
  • Patent number: 11109462
    Abstract: A backlight, a control method of the backlight, and a display device are provided. The backlight includes a plurality of light-emitting modules arranged in an array. Each of the light-emitting modules includes a light-emitting unit and a control circuit. The control circuit includes n branches, a controller, and a current module. Each branch of the n branches is connected in series with the light-emitting unit and the current module. Each branch is provided with a switch, and the controller is separately connected to the switch on each branch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignees: BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Feng Zi, Jian Sun, Ziqiang Guo, Jiyang Shao, Xinjian Liu, Feng Pan, Yakun Wang, Binhua Sun, Hao Zhang, Lili Chen
  • Publication number: 20210264872
    Abstract: A compensation method for VR display, a compensation device for VR display, and a display device are provided. The compensation method for VR display includes: calculating a first synchronization signal value to be output by a controller according to a rendering resolution, a rendering frame rate and bandwidth data of a display panel; comparing the first synchronization signal value with a pre-stored second synchronization signal value of the display panel; generating compensation image data between two adjacent frames of original image data in a case where a comparison result shows that the first synchronization signal value is greater than the second synchronization signal value; and compensating an image to be displayed according to generated compensation image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventors: Jianwen SUO, Jingtao XU, Xuefeng WANG, Wenyu LI, Jinghua MIAO, Yakun WANG, Jinbao PENG, Bin ZHAO, Zhifu LI, Xi LI, Qingwen FAN, Yukun SUN, Hao ZHANG, Lili CHEN
  • Publication number: 20210235449
    Abstract: A first communication device allocates respective portions of a communication channel, that includes at least one primary component channel and one or more non-primary component channels, to a plurality of second communication devices, including a bandwidth-limited second communication device configured to operate with a maximum bandwidth that is less than a full bandwidth of the communication channel. The bandwidth-limited second communication device is operating in a particular component channel, and allocation of a frequency portion to the bandwidth-limited second communication device is restricted to the particular component channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Inventors: Liwen CHU, Lei WANG, Hongyuan ZHANG, Yakun SUN, Jinjing JIANG, Hui-Ling LOU
  • Patent number: 11076350
    Abstract: Accordingly, systems and methods for managing power when the number of training and data tones are increased in a wireless communications system are provided. An L-SIG field is generated that includes a set of data and pilot tones, wherein the pilot tones are inserted between the data tones in the set of data and pilot tones. A plurality of training tones is added to the L-SIG field before and after the set of data and pilot tones. A symbol is generated that includes the L-SIG field, an L-LTF field, and a data field, wherein the training tones of the L-SIG field provide channel estimates for the data field. Power of the L-LTF field is managed relative to power of the L-SIG field in the generated symbol in a time domain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: NXP USA, INC.
    Inventors: Hongyuan Zhang, Mingguang Xu, Yakun Sun
  • Publication number: 20210211894
    Abstract: An electronic device may be provided with wireless circuitry and control circuitry. The wireless circuitry may include a phased antenna array. Sensors and other circuitry in the electronic device may generate sensor data such as accelerometer data, gyroscope data, magnetometer data, location data, and spatial ranging data. The wireless circuitry may establish and maintain one or more wireless links with external devices based on the sensor data as the device moves over time. For example, the wireless circuitry may perform physical layer beam adjustments, inter-radio access technology handovers, intra-radio access technology handovers, and/or dual connectivity adjustments based on the sensor data. This may allow the device to maintain one or more wireless links without having to sweep the signal beam of the phased antenna array over its entire field of view each time the device has moved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Inventors: Yakun Sun, Mingguang Xu, Mithat C. Dogan, Ehsan Haghani, Rohit U. Nabar, Matthew A. Mow
  • Publication number: 20210194621
    Abstract: Systems, apparatuses and methods described herein provide a method for padding a signal extension of orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols. A transceiver may obtain a plurality of data symbols for transmission, and determine that a number of information bits for a last symbol of the plurality of data symbols is not an integer value. A special padding rule may be applied to add padding bits to the last symbol. A number of coded bits for the last symbol may be determined when the number of information bits for the last symbol has changed, and the plurality of data symbols for data transmission may be encoded based on the determined number of coded bits for the last symbol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Yakun Sun, Hongyuan Zhang, Sudhir Srinivasa, Rui Cao