Patents by Inventor Yao-Jen Hsieh

Yao-Jen Hsieh 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: 10380953
    Abstract: An electrophoretic display and method for driving panel using the same are provided. The electrophoretic display includes a display panel and a driving circuit. The display panel includes a plurality of column data lines and a plurality of row scan lines. The driving circuit provides a plurality of data driving signals to the column data lines, and provides a plurality of scan signals to row scan lines. Each of the scan signals has a plurality of scan enable periods, and each of the scan enable periods includes a plurality of scan interval periods. Each of the scan signals is floating or grounding during the scan interval periods. Each of the data driving signals includes a plurality of data driving periods, and each of the data driving periods includes a plurality of driving interval period. Each of the data driving signals is floating or grounding during the driving interval period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: E Ink Holdings Inc.
    Inventors: Yan-Liang Wu, Chi-Mao Hung, Wei-Min Sun, Pei-Lin Tien, Chih-Yuan Hsu, Yao-Jen Hsieh, Hsiao-Lung Cheng
  • Patent number: 10229641
    Abstract: A driving method of an electrophoretic display having at least one display particle is provided. The driving method includes the following steps. A first voltage difference is applied to a data line in a first period, in which the data line corresponds to one of the display particles. At least one particle restore period is inserted in the first period, and a second voltage difference is applied to the data line in the particle restore periods, in which the second voltage difference is different from the first voltage difference. With this method disclosed here, the maxima brightness, maxima darkness, contrast ratio, color saturation, bistability, and image updating time can be largely improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: E Ink Holdings Inc.
    Inventors: Bo-Ru Yang, Ping-Yueh Cheng, Chi-Mao Hung, Chun-An Wei, Yao-Jen Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20180150594
    Abstract: A method includes operation below. At least one portion of layout patterns coupled between a first terminal and a second terminal of a circuit is extracted from a layout design for the circuit. The at least one portion is compared with at least one coding portion, in which the at least one coding portion specifies layout constraints for either the first terminal or the second terminal of the circuit. When the at least one portion meets the at least one coding portion, fabrication of the circuit is initiated according to the layout design.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Applicant: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yao-Jen HSIEH, Kai-Ming LIU
  • Patent number: 9966019
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display (LCD) including a display panel and a source driver is provided. The display panel includes a plurality of pixels arranged in an array. The source driver is coupled to the display panel and includes a plurality of source lines. Each of the source lines of the source driver is responsible for performing the pixel-writing to six corresponding pixel columns in the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Ken-Ming Chen, Chi-Mao Hung, Yao-Jen Hsieh, Chao-Liang Lu, Jing-Tin Kuo, Pei-Lin Tien
  • Patent number: 9898152
    Abstract: A capacitive touch panel and a display device using the capacitive touch panel are provided. The capacitive touch panel includes a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer, and a dielectric layer disposed between two layers. The first electrode layer has a plurality of first A electrode strings and first B electrode strings extended along a first direction. The first A electrode string and the first B electrode string respectively has a plurality of first direction electrodes. The second electrode layer has a plurality of second direction electrodes connected in series along a second direction. The first A and B electrode strings are disconnected in the first electrode layer while they are simultaneously detected for presence of signal variation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tun-Chun Yang, Seok-Lyul Lee, Chih-Jen Hu, Kuo-Hsing Cheng, Yao-Jen Hsieh, Mei-Sheng Ma, Hsin-Hung Lee, Yuan-Chun Wu, Chun-Huai Li
  • Patent number: 9886544
    Abstract: A method includes the operation below. Groups, indicating layout patterns of interconnection layers, are assigned to a circuit, to determine layout constraints of the circuit. Layout patterns are extracted from a layout design for the circuit. The layout patterns are compared with the layout constraints. Data, indicating the layout design, for fabrication of the circuit are generated in a condition that the layout patterns meet the layout constraints.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yao-Jen Hsieh, Kai-Ming Liu
  • Patent number: 9792861
    Abstract: An electro-phoretic display and a method for driving the same are provided, where the electro-phoretic display has a plurality of pixel units. The method includes: setting a plurality of particle tightening time periods and a plurality of gray level displaying time periods for the pixel units respectively, where each of the gray level displaying time periods is arranged after each corresponding particle tightening time period; providing a plurality of particle tightening voltages to the pixel units for tightening the particles of the pixel units respectively during the particle tightening time periods, and providing a plurality of display driving voltages to the pixel units during the gray level displaying time periods. The particle tightening time periods and/or the gray level displaying time periods are determined by a plurality of display gray level data corresponding to the pixel units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: E Ink Holdings Inc.
    Inventors: Ming-Jen Chang, Jo-Cheng Huang, Shao-Wei Su, Chun-An Wei, Yao-Jen Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20170242954
    Abstract: A method includes the operation below. Groups, indicating layout patterns of interconnection layers, are assigned to a circuit, to determine layout constraints of the circuit. Layout patterns are extracted from a layout design for the circuit. The layout patterns are compared with the layout constraints. Data, indicating the layout design, for fabrication of the circuit are generated in a condition that the layout patterns meet the layout constraints.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Yao-Jen HSIEH, Kai-Ming LIU
  • Patent number: 9632373
    Abstract: A display panel including a driving substrate, a display film, a first protection film, a first adhesion layer, and a sidewall structure is provided. The display film is disposed on the driving substrate. The first protection film is adhered on the display film through the first adhesion layer. The display film is located between the driving substrate and the first protection film. A material of the first adhesion layer is thermal melt-able. The sidewall structure is in contact with a side surface of the display film and includes the material of the first adhesion layer which is melted and re-solidified. In addition, a manufacture method of the display panel includes irradiating the driving substrate the first protection film and the first adhesion layer with a laser to form the sidewall structure in contact with the side surface of the display film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: E Ink Holdings Inc.
    Inventors: Jiun-Ru Huang, Kuo-Lung Fang, Yu-Chi Chiu, Yao-Jen Hsieh
  • Patent number: 9634998
    Abstract: An electric system including a first wireless apparatus, a display apparatus and a second wireless apparatus is provided. A first information is encrypted to be a first encrypted information and sent wirelessly by the first wireless apparatus. The display apparatus includes a display unit and a wireless communication unit electrically connected to the display unit. The wireless communication unit receives the first encrypted information and cause the display unit to display a first representative information corresponding to the first encrypted information. The first representative information and the first encrypted information are different. The second wireless apparatus reads the first encrypted information by the wireless communication unit, and the first encrypted information is decrypted to be the first encrypted information by the second wireless apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: E Ink Holdings Inc.
    Inventors: Kuo-Lung Fang, Yao-Jen Hsieh, Chi-Hsun Wang
  • Patent number: 9627916
    Abstract: An electronic card including an antenna, a chip, a charging circuit and a battery is provided. The antenna receives an external electric signal, and the chip is coupled to the antenna, so as to receive the external electric signal and provide a demodulated electric signal. The charging circuit is coupled to the chip, receives the demodulated electric signal and converts the demodulated electric signal to generate a charging power. The battery is coupled to the charging circuit, wherein, the charging circuit provides the charging power to the battery according to a residual electricity of the battery, so as to charge the battery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: E Ink Holdings Inc.
    Inventors: Yao-Jen Hsieh, Ming-Jong Jou, Chi-Mao Hung, Wei-Min Sun
  • Publication number: 20170017342
    Abstract: A touch panel and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The touch panel has a double-layered sensing pad structure or a single-layered sensing pad structure. In the double-layered sensing pad structure, the sensing pads in each layer have corresponding dummy sensing pads in the other layer for compensating the difference of transmittance. In the single-layered sensing pad structure, the sensing pads are coplanar so that the problem of color shift can be overcome and the visual effect of the touch panel can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Applicant: Au Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Yuan-Chun Wu, Hsin-Hung Lee, Mei-Sheng Ma, Tun-Chun Yang, Seok-Lyul Lee, Yao-Jen Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20160267858
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display (LCD) including a display panel and a source driver is provided. The display panel includes a plurality of pixels arranged in an array. The source driver is coupled to the display panel and includes a plurality of source lines. Each of the source lines of the source driver is responsible for performing the pixel-writing to six corresponding pixel columns in the display panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Inventors: Ken-Ming Chen, Chi-Mao Hung, Yao-Jen Hsieh, Chao-Liang Lu, Jing-Tin Kuo, Pei-Lin Tien
  • Patent number: 9443489
    Abstract: An exemplary gamma curve compensating method is used in a displaying process of a display system for inserting a plurality of grey-scale images to adjust the displaying quality of the display system. A grey-scale luminance of each grey-scale image is one of the grey-scales. The gamma curve compensating method includes: providing a plurality of look-up tables (LUTs) according to the different grey-scales; selecting a specific grey-scale of the different grey-scales as a grey-scale luminance of one of the grey-scale images and accordingly selecting a specific LUT of the LUTs corresponding to the specific grey-scale; and performing a gamma-curve compensating based on the specific LUT to keep the gamma curve of the display system invariable in the displaying process. A gamma curve compensating circuit and a display system for performing the gamma curve compensating method are also provided in the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Shang-Chia Liao, Yu-Hsi Ho, Yao-Jen Hsieh
  • Patent number: 9377890
    Abstract: When operating a resistive touch panel, a first command is issued by touching the touch panel using a finger. When the finger remains in contact with the touch panel, a second command is issued by touching the touch panel using a stylus. Therefore, a corresponding gesture operation can be executed in multi-touch applications after identifying the first and second commands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: AU Optronics Corp.
    Inventors: Yao-Jen Hsieh, Chih-Wei Chen, Hai-En Tsai, Jia-Lang Hsu
  • Patent number: 9373294
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display (LCD) including a display panel and a source driver is provided. The display panel includes a plurality of pixels arranged in an array. The source driver is coupled to the display panel and includes a plurality of source lines. Each of the source lines of the source driver is responsible for performing the pixel-writing to six corresponding pixel columns in the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Assignee: AU Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Ken-Ming Chen, Chi-Mao Hung, Yao-Jen Hsieh, Chao-Liang Lu, Jing-Tin Kuo, Pei-Lin Tien
  • Patent number: 9341915
    Abstract: The invention is directed to an electrophoretic fluid which can improve display performance such as switching speed, vertical bistability and the ghosting effect, and also reduce display defects. The electrophoretic fluid comprises charged pigment particles dispersed in a mixture of isoparaffins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: E INK CALIFORNIA, LLC
    Inventors: Bo-Ru Yang, Yao-Jen Hsieh, Hong-Mei Zang, Hui Du, T J Lin, Roman Ivanov, Haiyan Gu
  • Patent number: 9331066
    Abstract: A method of detecting a parasitic transistor detecting is provided. The method includes extracting several diodes from a selected area, selecting at least one diode pair from the diodes in accordance with signals connected to the diodes, and filtering the at least one diode pair in accordance with a threshold distance to determine whether at least one parasitic transistor is obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Ming-Huei Tsai, Yao-Jen Hsieh, Kai-Ming Liu
  • Publication number: 20160093253
    Abstract: A driving method of an electrophoretic display having at least one display particle is provided. The driving method includes the following steps. A first voltage difference is applied to a data line in a first period, in which the data line corresponds to one of the display particles. At least one particle restore period is inserted in the first period, and a second voltage difference is applied to the data line in the particle restore periods, in which the second voltage difference is different from the first voltage difference. With this method disclosed here, the maxima brightness, maxima darkness, contrast ratio, color saturation, bistability, and image updating time can be largely improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Publication date: March 31, 2016
    Inventors: Bo-Ru Yang, Ping-Yueh Cheng, Chi-Mao Hung, Chun-An Wei, Yao-Jen Hsieh
  • Patent number: 9285648
    Abstract: An electro-optical apparatus including a first substrate, a second substrate disposed opposite to the first substrate, a display medium layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, a first electrode disposed between the first substrate and the display medium layer, a second electrode disposed between the first substrate and the display medium layer and separated from the first electrode and a third electrode disposed between the display medium layer and the second substrate is provided. The display medium layer includes electrophoretic fluid and charged particles mixed into the electrophoretic fluid. Moreover, driving methods used to drive the electro-optical apparatus and another electro-optical apparatus are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: SiPix Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Nien-En Liu, Kuo-Lung Fang, Yao-Jen Hsieh