Patents by Inventor Yen-Chou Chueh

Yen-Chou Chueh 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: 11163332
    Abstract: A portable electronic device includes a first body, a second body, and a sliding mechanism. The first body includes a base and an input module slidably disposed on the base. The second body is pivotally connected to the base of the first body. The sliding mechanism includes a power output assembly and a rack, wherein the power output assembly is mounted at the base and the rack is mounted at the input module. The power output assembly is coupled to the rack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chun-Hung Wen, Chun-Hsien Chen, Wei-Chang Chen, Yen-Chou Chueh
  • Publication number: 20210286408
    Abstract: A foldable display including a first bracket, a second bracket, a rotating shaft connecting the first and the second brackets, at least one third bracket screwed to the rotating shaft, a fourth bracket movably coupled to the second and the third brackets, a flexible display disposed on the first and the fourth brackets, and a flexible supporting member disposed on the flexible display to be bent or flattened along with the flexible display is provided. The rotation of the rotating shaft drives the fourth bracket via the third bracket to move relative to the second bracket. The flexible supporting member is filled in a space composed of the fourth bracket, the second bracket, the first bracket, and the flexible display. A portable electronic device is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yen-Chou Chueh, Chun-Hsien Chen, Chi-Tai Ho, Chih-Heng Tsou, Chun-Hung Wen
  • Publication number: 20210240230
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a first body, a second body pivoted to the first body and a magnetic force mechanism. The first body includes a driving portion. The second body includes a casing, a flexible display and a supporting mechanism movably disposed in the casing. The flexible display is attached to the supporting mechanism. The magnetic force mechanism is disposed in the casing, wherein a portion of the magnetic force mechanism is exposed from the casing and abuts against the driving portion. The magnetic force mechanism is magnetically coupled to the supporting mechanism, wherein the magnetic force mechanism generates a magnetic attraction force or a magnetic repulsion force to the supporting mechanism by the second body rotating relative to the first body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chun-Hung Wen, Wei-Chih Wang, Chi-Tai Ho, Yu-Cheng Shih, Hui-Ping Sun, Chun-Hsien Chen, Kuan-Lin Chen, Chih-Heng Tsou, Yen-Chou Chueh
  • Publication number: 20210223824
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a host, a display, a sliding plate, and a keyboard. The host has an operating surface. The display is pivoted to the host. The sliding plate is slidably disposed in the host, where the display is mechanically coupled to the sliding plate, and the sliding plate includes a plat portion and a recess portion that are arranged side by side. The keyboard is integrated to the host. The keyboard includes a key structure, where the key structure includes a key cap and a reciprocating element, and the key cap is exposed from the operating surface of the host. The reciprocating element is disposed between the key cap and the sliding plate and has a first end connected to the key cap and a second end contacting the sliding plate. The second end is located on a sliding path of the plat portion and the recess portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hung-Chi Chen, Shun-Bin Chen, Huei-Ting Chuang, Yen-Chieh Chiu, Yu-Wen Lin, Yen-Chou Chueh, Po-Yi Lee
  • Patent number: 11023015
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a first body, a second body pivoted to the first body and a magnetic force mechanism. The first body includes a driving portion. The second body includes a casing, a flexible display and a supporting mechanism movably disposed in the casing. The flexible display is attached to the supporting mechanism. The magnetic force mechanism includes a sliding rod slidably disposed at the casing, a first magnet, a second magnet and a third magnet. The first magnet is disposed at the sliding rod and faces the supporting mechanism. The second magnet and the third magnet are disposed at the supporting mechanism and face the sliding rod. The sliding rod has a driven end exposed from the casing and abuts against the driving portion. The first magnet is aligned with the second magnet or is aligned with the third magnet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chun-Hung Wen, Wei-Chih Wang, Chi-Tai Ho, Yu-Cheng Shih, Hui-Ping Sun, Chun-Hsien Chen, Kuan-Lin Chen, Chih-Heng Tsou, Yen-Chou Chueh
  • Publication number: 20210149453
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a first body, a second body pivoted to the first body and a magnetic force mechanism. The first body includes a driving portion. The second body includes a casing, a flexible display and a supporting mechanism movably disposed in the casing. The flexible display is attached to the supporting mechanism. The magnetic force mechanism includes a sliding rod slidably disposed at the casing, a first magnet, a second magnet and a third magnet. The first magnet is disposed at the sliding rod and faces the supporting mechanism. The second magnet and the third magnet are disposed at the supporting mechanism and face the sliding rod. The sliding rod has a driven end exposed from the casing and abuts against the driving portion. The first magnet is aligned with the second magnet or is aligned with the third magnet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chun-Hung Wen, Wei-Chih Wang, Chi-Tai Ho, Yu-Cheng Shih, Hui-Ping Sun, Chun-Hsien Chen, Kuan-Lin Chen, Chih-Heng Tsou, Yen-Chou Chueh
  • Publication number: 20210081002
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a first body, a second body, a rotating shaft connected with the first body and the second body, at least one driving member, a third body and a flexible display. The first body and the second body rotate relatively to be folded or unfolded via the rotating shaft. The driving member is movably pivoted to the rotating shaft. The third body is movably disposed at the second body, the third body is located on a moving path of the driving member, and the third body and the driving member rotate relative to the first body to be folded or unfolded along with the second body. The flexible display is disposed at the first body and the third body, and the driving member drives the third body to move close to or away from the first body in a rotating folding or unfolding process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yen-Chou Chueh, Hui-Ping Sun, Wei-Chih Wang
  • Publication number: 20210055761
    Abstract: A portable electronic device includes a first body, a second body, and a sliding mechanism. The first body includes a base and an input module slidably disposed on the base. The second body is pivotally connected to the base of the first body. The sliding mechanism includes a power output assembly and a rack, wherein the power output assembly is mounted at the base and the rack is mounted at the input module. The power output assembly is coupled to the rack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chun-Hung Wen, Chun-Hsien Chen, Wei-Chang Chen, Yen-Chou Chueh
  • Publication number: 20210037664
    Abstract: A foldable electronic device includes a first casing, a second casing, a hinge structure and a foldable display. The hinge structure connects the first casing and the second casing, and includes a plurality of supporting blocks, a plurality of first hinge blocks and a plurality of second hinge blocks. The supporting blocks are arranged side by side between the first casing and the second casing. The first hinge blocks and the second hinge blocks are respectively arranged at two sides of the supporting blocks. One of the first hinge blocks connects two of the supporting blocks adjacent to each other. One of the second hinge blocks connects two of the supporting blocks adjacent to each other. The foldable display includes a first bonding portion secured to the first casing, a second bonding portion secured to the second casing and a foldable portion aligned to the hinge structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hui-Ping Sun, Wei-Chih Wang, Chun-Hung Wen, Yu-Cheng Shih, Yen-Chou Chueh, Chi-Tai Ho, Kuan-Lin Chen, Chun-Hsien Chen, Chih-Heng Tsou
  • Patent number: 10890948
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a first body, a second body, a rotating shaft connected with the first body and the second body, at least one driving member, a third body and a flexible display. The first body and the second body rotate relatively to be folded or unfolded via the rotating shaft. The driving member is movably pivoted to the rotating shaft. The third body is movably disposed at the second body, the third body is located on a moving path of the driving member, and the third body and the driving member rotate relative to the first body to be folded or unfolded along with the second body. The flexible display is disposed at the first body and the third body, and the driving member drives the third body to move close to or away from the first body in a rotating folding or unfolding process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yen-Chou Chueh, Hui-Ping Sun, Wei-Chih Wang
  • Publication number: 20210004055
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a first body, a second body, a rotating shaft connected with the first body and the second body, at least one driving member, a third body and a flexible display. The first body and the second body rotate relatively to be folded or unfolded via the rotating shaft. The driving member is movably pivoted to the rotating shaft. The third body is movably disposed at the second body, the third body is located on a moving path of the driving member, and the third body and the driving member rotate relative to the first body to be folded or unfolded along with the second body. The flexible display is disposed at the first body and the third body, and the driving member drives the third body to move close to or away from the first body in a rotating folding or unfolding process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yen-Chou Chueh, Hui-Ping Sun, Wei-Chih Wang
  • Patent number: 10670870
    Abstract: A head-mounted display including a body, a bearing base, a separation plate, a knob, a guiding element, a first gear, a second gear and a head belt set is provided. The separation plate is fixed inside the bearing base. The knob is pivoted to the bearing base and located outside the bearing base. The guiding element is pivoted to the bearing base and located inside the bearing base, and is configured to be driven by the knob to rotate. The guiding element includes a shaft portion passing through the bearing base and the separation plate. The first gear and the second gear are sleeved on the shaft portion, and are separated from each other by the separation plate. The head belt set connects the body and the bearing base. The head belt set includes an auxiliary head belt, a first side head belt and a second side head belt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignees: STARVR CORPORATION, Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yen-Chou Chueh, Hui-Ping Sun, Wei-Chih Wang, Kuan-Lin Chen
  • Patent number: 10634923
    Abstract: A head-mounted display includes a body, a bearing base, a knob, a guiding element, and a head belt set. The knob is pivoted to the bearing base and located outside the bearing base. The guiding element is pivoted to the bearing base and located inside the bearing base and is configured to be driven by the knob to rotate. The guiding element includes a first gear and a second gear. The head belt set connects the body and the bearing base. The head belt set includes a first side head belt, a second side head belt, and an auxiliary head belt. The first gear is configured to drive the first side head belt and the second side head belt to move. The second gear is configured to drive the auxiliary head belt to move.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignees: STARVR CORPORATION, Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Wei-Chih Wang, Kuan-Lin Chen, Yen-Chou Chueh, Hui-Ping Sun, Chun-Hsien Chen
  • Publication number: 20200073130
    Abstract: A head-mounted display includes a body, a bearing base, a knob, a guiding element, and a head belt set. The knob is pivoted to the bearing base and located outside the bearing base. The guiding element is pivoted to the bearing base and located inside the bearing base and is configured to be driven by the knob to rotate. The guiding element includes a first gear and a second gear. The head belt set connects the body and the bearing base. The head belt set includes a first side head belt, a second side head belt, and an auxiliary head belt. The first gear is configured to drive the first side head belt and the second side head belt to move. The second gear is configured to drive the auxiliary head belt to move.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicants: STARVR CORPORATION, Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Wei-Chih Wang, Kuan-Lin Chen, Yen-Chou Chueh, Hui-Ping Sun, Chun-Hsien Chen
  • Publication number: 20200073131
    Abstract: A head-mounted display including a body, a bearing base, a separation plate, a knob, a guiding element, a first gear, a second gear and a head belt set is provided. The separation plate is fixed inside the bearing base. The knob is pivoted to the bearing base and located outside the bearing base. The guiding element is pivoted to the bearing base and located inside the bearing base, and is configured to be driven by the knob to rotate. The guiding element includes a shaft portion passing through the bearing base and the separation plate. The first gear and the second gear are sleeved on the shaft portion, and are separated from each other by the separation plate. The head belt set connects the body and the bearing base. The head belt set includes an auxiliary head belt, a first side head belt and a second side head belt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicants: STARVR CORPORATION, Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yen-Chou Chueh, Hui-Ping Sun, Wei-Chih Wang, Kuan-Lin Chen
  • Publication number: 20200042035
    Abstract: A head-mounted display includes a host, two installing bases, two connection elements and a head belt. The host has two installing grooves and two opposite sidewalls, and the two installing grooves respectively penetrate through the two sidewalls. The two installing bases are disposed in the host, wherein each installing base has an abutting portion and an installing portion connected to each other. The abutting portion of each installing base abuts against an inner edge of the corresponding sidewall, and the installing portion of each installing base is exposed outside of the host through the corresponding installing groove. The two connection elements are respectively installed onto the two installing portions of the two installing bases. The head belt has two opposite connection portions, and the two connection portions are respectively connected to the two connection elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicants: STARVR CORPORATION, Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Chun-Yu Chen, Ker-Wei Lin, Chun-Ta Chen, Hao-Ming Chang, Chun-Hsien Chen, Jen-Chieh Shih, Chih-Heng Tsou, Hui-Ping Sun, Wei-Chih Wang, Yen-Chou Chueh, Kuan-Lin Chen
  • Publication number: 20160259367
    Abstract: A touch module includes a housing, a cover, a connecting element, and a touch element. The cover includes a main body portion and a step portion located at a periphery of the main body portion, and a thickness of the main body portion is greater than a thickness of the step portion. The connecting element is located between the step portion and the housing. The touch element is located at a side of the cover and at the inside of the housing. A fabricating method of the touch module and a smart watch having the touch module are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2015
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Yu-Cheng Huang, Chun-Hsien Chen, Hui-Ping Sun, Yen-Chou Chueh, Chun-Hung Wen
  • Patent number: D885383
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignees: STARVR CORPORATION, Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Hao-Ming Chang, Ker-Wei Lin, Chun-Ta Chen, Chun-Yu Chen, Chun-Hsien Chen, Hui-Ping Sun, Wei-Chih Wang, Yen-Chou Chueh, Kuan-Lin Chen