Patents by Inventor Yi-An Lin

Yi-An Lin 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: 20210295755
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate, gate lines, a driving circuit, and auxiliary gate lines. The substrate has a display area. The gate lines are disposed on the display area, and are in parallel with a first edge of the display area. The gate lines include a first gate line which is farthest from the first edge. The driving circuit is disposed adjacent to the first edge. The auxiliary gate lines substantially perpendicular to the gate lines are connected to the gate lines, and are in parallel with a second edge of the display area. The auxiliary gate lines include a first auxiliary gate line and at least one auxiliary gate line. The first auxiliary gate line is configured to connect the first gate line to the driving circuit. The at least one auxiliary gate line is disposed between the second edge and the first auxiliary gate line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2020
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Shih-Wei LIN, Chen-Yi WU
  • Publication number: 20210297691
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus of Inter prediction using coding modes including an affine mode are disclosed. According to one method, if the target neighbouring block is in a neighbouring region of the current block, an affine control-point MV candidate is derived based on two target MVs (motion vectors) of the target neighbouring block where the affine control-point MV candidate is based on a 4-parameter affine model and the target neighbouring block is coded in a 6-parameter affine mode. According to another method, if the target neighbouring block is in a neighbouring region of the current block, an affine control-point MV candidate is derived based on two sub-block MVs (motion vectors) of the target neighbouring block, if the target neighbouring block is in a same region as the current block, the affine control-point MV candidate is derived based on control-point MVs of the target neighbouring block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Tzu-Der CHUANG, Ching-Yeh CHEN, Zhi-Yi LIN
  • Publication number: 20210297498
    Abstract: A method, apparatus and system for determining user-content associations for determining and providing user-preferred content using multimodal embeddings include creating an embedding space for multimodal content by creating a first modality vector representation of the multimodal content having a first modality, creating a second modality vector representation of the multimodal content having a second modality, creating a user vector representation, as a third modality, for each user associated with at least a portion of the multimodal content, and embedding the first and the second modality vector representations and the user vector representations in the common embedding space using at least a mixture of loss functions for each modality pair of the first, the at least second and the third modalities that pushes closer co-occurring pairs of multimodal content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Ajay Divakaran, Karan Sikka, Arijit Ray, Xiao Lin, Yi Yao
  • Publication number: 20210296283
    Abstract: Various embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards a three-dimensional (3D) trench capacitor, as well as methods for forming the same. In some embodiments, a first substrate overlies a second substrate so a front side of the first substrate faces a front side of the second substrate. A first trench capacitor and a second trench capacitor extend respectively into the front sides of the first and second substrates. A plurality of wires and a plurality of vias are stacked between and electrically coupled to the first and second trench capacitors. A first through substrate via (TSV) extends through the first substrate from a back side of the first substrate, and the wires and the vias electrically couple the first TSV to the first and second trench capacitors. The first and second trench capacitors and the electrical coupling therebetween collectively define the 3D trench capacitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2020
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Xin-Hua Huang, Chung-Yi Yu, Yeong-Jyh Lin, Rei-Lin Chu
  • Publication number: 20210290085
    Abstract: An optical medical detection device includes a first physiological sensor and a processor. The first physiological sensor is adapted to continuously output a first photoplethysmography (PPG) signal generated by a first skin area of an object, and further to optionally and continuously output a second photoplethysmography (PPG) signal generated by a second skin area of the object. The second skin area is different from the first skin area. The processor is electrically connected to the first physiological sensor. The processor is adapted to convert the first PPG signal and the second PPG signal into a physiological feature, and the physiological feature is at least one of a blood pressure ratio and a blood flow velocity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Shih-Jen Lu, Yang-Ming Chou, Chien-Yi Kao, Hsin-Yi Lin, Chih-Ming Sun, Chung-Yuo Wu
  • Publication number: 20210294313
    Abstract: A dimension tolerance determining method and a system are disclosed. The method includes: determining initial tolerances of parts in assembled product; generating a plurality of tolerance data sets according to initial tolerances of parts, each tolerance data set containing a calculated part tolerance of each part; inputting the plurality of tolerance data sets into a key parameter generation module to generate a plurality of key parameters corresponding to the assembled product, wherein each key parameter corresponds to one tolerance data set; when the key parameters are located within a design range, calculating a plurality of assembly yield rates based on the tolerance data sets corresponding to the key parameters located within the design range; and selecting the tolerance data set corresponding to one of the assembly yield rates as the tolerances of the parts in the assembled product; wherein the key parameter generation module includes a neural network model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventor: JHONG-YI LIN
  • Patent number: 11128868
    Abstract: Method and apparatus of video coding are disclosed. According to one method, the left reference boundary samples and the top reference boundary samples are checked jointly. According to another method, selected original left reference boundary samples and selected original top reference boundary samples at specific positions are used for predictor up-sampling. According to yet another method, the horizontal interpolation and the vertical interpolation are in a fixed order regardless of a shape of the current block, size of the current block or both.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: MEDIATEK INC.
    Inventors: Zhi-Yi Lin, Tzu-Der Chuang, Ching-Yeh Chen, Chih-Wei Hsu
  • Patent number: 11126847
    Abstract: A data annotation system for a machine-learning system includes a computing system configured to execute a machine-learning algorithm for generating data annotations of input data. The computing system is further configured to execute an interface for communicating results and predictions of the machine-learning algorithm to non-expert workers for review. The interface communicates with the non-expert worker using visualization and natural language to elicit feedback to improve performance of the machine-learning algorithm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
    Inventors: Lixiu Yu, Wan-yi Lin, Ji Eun Kim
  • Patent number: 11126855
    Abstract: A storage maintains raw image data including video having a sequence of frames, and annotations of the frames that indicate aspects of objects identified in the respective frames. A processor determines, for annotation of key frames of the raw image data, a task type for key frames and an agent type for key frames, receives annotations of objects identified in the key frames of the raw image data according to the key frame task type and key frame agent type, selects to review the key frames based on a confidence level of the annotations of the key frames, determines, for annotation of intermediate frames of the raw image data, a task type for intermediate frames and an agent type for intermediate frames, and receives annotations of objects identified in the intermediate frames of the raw image data according to the intermediate frame task type and intermediate frame agent type.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Ji Eun Kim, Wan-Yi Lin, Lixiu Yu, Govind Rathore
  • Patent number: 11126813
    Abstract: The invention provides a fingerprint sensing device. A control circuit controls a part of point light sources to irradiate a fingerprint of a user. Reflected light generated by using the plurality of point light sources to irradiate the fingerprint of the user forms a light-emitted pattern including a plurality of reflected light patterns on a sensing layer, wherein each of the reflected light patterns is provided by a corresponding point light source, and each of the sensing units senses the reflected light patterns corresponding to at least two point light sources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignees: Egis Technology Inc., Igistec Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ming-Yuan Cheng, Chung-Yi Wang, Sung-Hua Chen, Yu-Hsuan Lin
  • Patent number: 11125625
    Abstract: A microbolometer read-out circuit includes an extraction circuit configured to detect a voltage signal of a temperature variation; an analog-to-digital converter coupled to the extraction circuit and configured to digitalize the voltage signal of the temperature variation; an image processing circuit coupled to the analog-to-digital converter; and wherein the image processing circuit is coupled to a gain digital-to-analog converter and an offset digital-to-analog converter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Ping-Kuo Weng, Yin-Yi Wu, Shiang-Feng Tang, Wen-Jen Lin, Yau-Tang Gau
  • Patent number: 11127635
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method for forming a multi-dimensional integrated chip structure. In some embodiments, the method may be performed by bonding a second substrate to an upper surface of a first substrate. A first edge trimming cut is performed along a first loop and extends into a first peripheral portion of the second substrate. A second edge trimming cut is performed along a second loop and extends into a second peripheral portion of the second substrate and into the first substrate. A third edge trimming cut is performed along a third loop and extends into a third peripheral portion of the first substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yung-Lung Lin, Cheng-Hsien Chou, Cheng-Yuan Tsai, Kuo-Ming Wu, Hau-Yi Hsiao
  • Patent number: 11128227
    Abstract: A secondary controller applied to a secondary side of a power converter includes a control signal generation circuit. The control signal generation circuit is coupled to an output terminal of the secondary side of the power converter for detecting an output voltage of the secondary side and enabling a pulse signal to a signal source of the secondary side of the power converter, wherein the signal source enables a turning-on signal according to the pulse signal. The turning-on signal is coupled to a primary-side auxiliary winding of the power converter through a secondary-side auxiliary winding of the power converter to make the primary-side auxiliary winding generate a voltage, and a primary controller of a primary side of the power converter makes the primary side of the power converter be turned on according to the voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Leadtrend Technology Corp.
    Inventors: Hung-Ching Lee, Chung-Wei Lin, Tsung-Chien Wu, Bo-Yi Wu
  • Publication number: 20210287957
    Abstract: A die includes a semiconductor substrate, a through-via penetrating through the semiconductor substrate, a seal ring overlying and connected to the through-via, and an electrical connector underlying the semiconductor substrate and electrically coupled to the seal ring through the through-via.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventors: Jing-Cheng Lin, Shih-Yi Syu
  • Publication number: 20210289010
    Abstract: A computer device receives a session message in a group session on a social networking application. The session message includes a child application identifier corresponding to a child application. The device determines a session identifier corresponding to the group session to which the session message belongs. The device transmits the session identifier to the child application and receives from the child application a request for page data corresponding to the session identifier. In accordance with the request, the device obtains the page data corresponding to the child application identifier. The device renders a child application page in a child application according to the obtained data. In accordance with detecting a trigger event corresponding to the child application identifier on the session message, the device invokes the child application in the social networking application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventors: Weibang LUO, Jisheng HUANG, Haojun HU, Qingjie LIN, Wenxiao ZHENG, Yi DUAN, Zhaowei WANG, Chao LIN, Canhui HUANG, Hao HU, Zhe CHENG, Yu WU, Xuyu GUI, Zhaopeng LIANG, Yifan ZHU, Yuyang PENG, Kunli DENG
  • Publication number: 20210288045
    Abstract: Circuits and methods for protecting a device are provided. A first device to be protected includes a gate dielectric of a first thickness. A second device includes a gate dielectric of a second thickness that is less than the first thickness. A gate is shared by the first device and the second device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventors: Kuo-Yu Chou, Shang-Fu Yeh, Yi-Ping Chao, Chih-Lin Lee
  • Patent number: 11119398
    Abstract: A photo mask for extreme ultra violet (EUV) lithography includes a substrate having a front surface and a back surface opposite to the front surface, a multilayer Mo/Si stack disposed on the front surface of the substrate, a capping layer disposed on the multilayer Mo/Si stack, an absorber layer disposed on the capping layer, and a backside conductive layer disposed on the back surface of the substrate. The backside conductive layer is made of tantalum boride.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hsin-Chang Lee, Pei-Cheng Hsu, Ping-Hsun Lin, Ta-Cheng Lien, Tzu Yi Wang
  • Patent number: 11119812
    Abstract: This application relates to an application interface processing method performed at a terminal. After running a parent application on an operating system, the terminal generates, by the parent application, a common interface container by using a common resource of a plurality of child application interfaces. In response to an event of launching a first child application interface, the terminal loads an independent resource of the first child application interface in the common interface container, the independent resource including data in the child application interface other than the common resource. Finally, the terminal generates and displays the first child application interface according to the common interface container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Haojun Hu, Chao Lin, Hao Hu, Qingjie Lin, Shunhang You, Zongzhuo Wu, Shangtao Liang, Zhaowei Wang, Yi Duan
  • Patent number: 11120722
    Abstract: A data transmission method applied in a display, which includes a display panel, is provided. The data transmission method includes the following steps of: providing a host controller and n display drivers, n is a natural number greater than 1; providing a communication link under mobile industry processor interface (MIPI), connecting the host controller to the n display drivers; determining n virtual channel values Vc1-Vcn corresponding to the respective n display drivers; employing the host controller for providing a command with a virtual channel parameter through the communication link under MIPI; when the virtual channel parameter corresponds to an ith virtual channel values Vci, an ith display driver executing corresponding operations in response to the command, while the rest n?1 display drivers ignoring the command, wherein i is a natural number smaller than or equal to n.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Po-Chuan Chang-Chian, Chun-Yi Chou, Wing-Kai Tang, Ching-Chun Lin, Chih-Wei Tang
  • Patent number: 11120710
    Abstract: The invention relates to a pressure oscillation simulation device of deep coalbed methane and a method thereof. The device includes: a box, a liquid discharge pipe arranged on a bottom portion of the box, a gas source connected to the box through a gas injection pipe, a water source connected to the box through a drainpipe that includes a branch pipe; a measuring system including a pressure measuring member and a liquidometer. The present disclosure can simulate the coalbed pressure oscillation in a coalbed gas exploitation process and be of simple structure and high reliability, and can simulate influences of the pressure oscillation on a wellbore and a stratum environment in the coalbed exploitation process to provide reliable data support for an actual coalbed exploitation; the simulation method of the present disclosure can accurately simulate the pressure oscillation of the wellbore and the stratum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignees: Southwest Petroleum University, CHENGDU KANGPUSHEN PETROLEUM TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD, Chengdu University of Technology
    Inventors: Xiangchen Li, Fan Zhang, Shan Yang, Yi Lin, Yousheng Chen