Patents by Inventor Yi-Chia Hsu

Yi-Chia Hsu 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: 11555981
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided and includes a fixed assembly, a movable assembly, a driving assembly and a stopping assembly. The fixed assembly has a main axis. The movable assembly is configured to connect an optical element, and the movable assembly is movable relative to the fixed assembly. The driving assembly is configured to drive the movable assembly to move relative to the fixed assembly. The stopping assembly is configured to limit the movement of the movable assembly relative to the fixed assembly within a range of motion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Liang-Ting Ho, Chen-Er Hsu, Yi-Liang Chan, Fu-Lai Tseng, Fu-Yuan Wu, Chen-Chi Kuo, Ying-Jen Wang, Wei-Han Hsia, Yi-Hsin Tseng, Wen-Chang Lin, Chun-Chia Liao, Shou-Jen Liu, Chao-Chun Chang, Yi-Chieh Lin, Shang-Yu Hsu, Yu-Huai Liao, Shih-Wei Hung, Sin-Hong Lin, Kun-Shih Lin, Yu-Cheng Lin, Wen-Yen Huang, Wei-Jhe Shen, Chih-Shiang Wu, Sin-Jhong Song, Che-Hsiang Chiu, Sheng-Chang Lin
  • Patent number: 11524038
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a composition including Lactobacillus plantarum TWK10 deposited at the China General Microbiological Culture Collection Center (CGMCC) under accession number CGMCC 13008 for use in treating sarcopenia and for use in maintaining and/or increasing muscle mass and/or strength in an elderly subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: SYNBIO TECH INC.
    Inventors: Chia-Chia Lee, Han-Yin Hsu, Chi-Chang Huang, Yi-Ju Hsu, Mon-Chien Lee
  • Publication number: 20220384269
    Abstract: Methods of cutting gate structures and fins, and structures formed thereby, are described. In an embodiment, a substrate includes first and second fins and an isolation region. The first and second fins extend longitudinally parallel, with the isolation region disposed therebetween. A gate structure includes a conformal gate dielectric over the first fin and a gate electrode over the conformal gate dielectric. A first insulating fill structure abuts the gate structure and extends vertically from a level of an upper surface of the gate structure to at least a surface of the isolation region. No portion of the conformal gate dielectric extends vertically between the first insulating fill structure and the gate electrode. A second insulating fill structure abuts the first insulating fill structure and an end sidewall of the second fin. The first insulating fill structure is disposed laterally between the gate structure and the second insulating fill structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Ryan Chia-Jen Chen, Cheng-Chung Chang, Shao-Hua Hsu, Yu-Hsien Lin, Ming-Ching Chang, Li-Wei Yin, Tzu-Wen Pan, Yi-Chun Chen
  • Patent number: 11502076
    Abstract: Methods of cutting gate structures and fins, and structures formed thereby, are described. In an embodiment, a substrate includes first and second fins and an isolation region. The first and second fins extend longitudinally parallel, with the isolation region disposed therebetween. A gate structure includes a conformal gate dielectric over the first fin and a gate electrode over the conformal gate dielectric. A first insulating fill structure abuts the gate structure and extends vertically from a level of an upper surface of the gate structure to at least a surface of the isolation region. No portion of the conformal gate dielectric extends vertically between the first insulating fill structure and the gate electrode. A second insulating fill structure abuts the first insulating fill structure and an end sidewall of the second fin. The first insulating fill structure is disposed laterally between the gate structure and the second insulating fill structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryan Chia-Jen Chen, Cheng-Chung Chang, Shao-Hua Hsu, Yu-Hsien Lin, Ming-Ching Chang, Li-Wei Yin, Tzu-Wen Pan, Yi-Chun Chen
  • Patent number: 11487393
    Abstract: A method for preparing stacking structure includes providing a substrate; disposing a metallic layer and a silver nanowire layer on the substrate; applying flexographic printing technology to print an anti-etching layer on a surface of the metallic layer or the silver nanowire layer so that the anti-etching layer partially covers the metallic layer or the silver nanowire layer; applying an etching technology to remove a part of the metallic layer or the silver nanowire layer that is not covered by the anti-etching layer and the metallic layer or the silver nanowire layer disposed therebelow with an etching liquid so that the metallic layer comprises: metallic wires; a metallic grid; and a metallic plate; and removing the anti-etching layer. A stacking structure comprises: the substrate; the metallic layer; and the silver nanowire layer. The method for preparing stacking structure and the stacking structure can be applied to a touch sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Cambrios Film Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Yi-Chen Tsai, Wei-Chia Fang, Chun-Hung Chu, Chung-Chin Hsiao, Meng-Yun Wu, Tsu-Hsuan Lai, Wei-Cheng Hsu
  • Patent number: 11442575
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a touch display driving apparatus and an operation method thereof. The touch display driving apparatus is configured to drive a touch display panel. The touch display driving apparatus includes a touch sensing circuit configured to output a touch driving signal to a touch sensor array of the touch display panel, and receive touch sensing signals from the touch sensor array. The touch driving signal is configured to scan the touch sensor array at a normal scan rate in a normal touch scanning mode, and scan, in response to a touch event which is determined as occurring in a doze mode, the touch sensor array at a first scan rate in a fast touch scanning mode immediately preceding to the normal touch scanning mode, wherein the first scan rate is greater than the normal scan rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Yi-Chia Hsu, Hsiang-Cheng Yu, Chin-Lin Lee
  • Patent number: 11422647
    Abstract: A method of producing a stacking structure includes providing a substrate; printing, by flexography, a catalyst layer onto the substrate, wherein the catalyst layer includes a grid pattern and a conducting wire pattern connected to the grid pattern; plating, by chemical plating, a metal layer onto the catalyst layer, wherein the metal layer includes a metal grid corresponding in position to the grid pattern of the catalyst layer and a metal conducting wire corresponding in position to the conducting wire pattern of the catalyst layer; and printing, by flexography, a silver nanowire layer onto the metal layer, wherein the silver nanowire layer at least partially overlaps the metal grid. A stacking structure includes a substrate; a catalyst layer; a metal layer; and a silver nanowire layer. The method of producing a stacking structure and the stacking structure are applicable to a touch sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: Cambrios Film Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Yi-Chen Tsai, Wei-Chia Fang, Chun-Hung Chu, Chung-Chin Hsiao, Meng-Yun Wu, Tsu-Hsuan Lai, Wei-Cheng Hsu
  • Publication number: 20220187056
    Abstract: A measuring equipment, applied to carry a workpiece to be measured, includes a main base and a positioning device. The main base includes a measuring center axis. The positioning device includes at least two positioning elements. Each of the at least two positioning elements is disposed movably on the main base, and each of the at least two positioning elements is moved with respect to the measuring center axis. An identical distance is there from each of the at least two positioning elements to the measuring center axis. Each of the at least two positioning elements is used for the workpiece to contact and to be positioned to the measuring center axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventors: YI-CHENG CHEN, YI-CHIA HSU, CHIA-CHING LIN, CHIH-CHIEH CHAO
  • Publication number: 20210064214
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a touch display driving apparatus and an operation method thereof. The touch display driving apparatus is configured to drive a touch display panel. The touch display driving apparatus includes a touch sensing circuit configured to output a touch driving signal to a touch sensor array of the touch display panel, and receive touch sensing signals from the touch sensor array. The touch driving signal is configured to scan the touch sensor array at a normal scan rate in a normal touch scanning mode, and scan, in response to a touch event which is determined as occurring in a doze mode, the touch sensor array at a first scan rate in a fast touch scanning mode immediately preceding to the normal touch scanning mode, wherein the first scan rate is greater than the normal scan rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Yi-Chia Hsu, Hsiang-Cheng Yu, Chin-Lin Lee
  • Patent number: 10495451
    Abstract: A measuring equipment is provided. The equipment includes: a multi-axial actuated device; at least one sensor disposed on the multi-axial actuated device to adjust the orientation of the at least one sensor by the multi-axial actuated device, wherein scanning constraints of the sensor include a movable range of the at least one sensor, a scanning range of the at least one sensor and a scanning dead space of the at least one sensor for the contour of an object to be tested; a rotating device configured to rotate the object; and a processing device configured to obtain information relating to an optimal scanning orientation of the sensor based on the scanning constraints, and configured to control the multi-axial actuated device to adjust the at least one sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Min-Qiao Lu, Chin-Chia Chang, Yi-Chia Hsu, Kuo-Chih Wang, Yao-Hui Lee, Yi-Cheng Chen
  • Publication number: 20180149471
    Abstract: A measuring equipment is provided. The equipment includes: a multi-axial actuated device; at least one sensor disposed on the multi-axial actuated device to adjust the orientation of the at least one sensor by the multi-axial actuated device, wherein scanning constraints of the sensor include a movable range of the at least one sensor, a scanning range of the at least one sensor and a scanning dead space of the at least one sensor for the contour of an object to be tested; a rotating device configured to rotate the object; and a processing device configured to obtain information relating to an optimal scanning orientation of the sensor based on the scanning constraints, and configured to control the multi-axial actuated device to adjust the at least one sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Inventors: Min-Qiao Lu, Chin-Chia Chang, Yi-Chia Hsu, Kuo-Chih Wang, Yao-Hui Lee, Yi-Cheng Chen
  • Patent number: 9665984
    Abstract: Method to create try-on experience wearing virtual 3D eyeglasses is provided using 2D image data of eyeglasses. Virtual 3D eyeglasses are constructed using set of 2D images for eyeglasses. Virtual 3D eyeglasses is configured onto 3D face or head model and being simulated as being fittingly worn by the wearer. Each set of 2D images for eyeglasses includes a pair of 2D lens images, a frontal frame image, and at least one side frame image. Upon detection of a movement of the face and head of wearer in real-time, the 3D face or head model and the configuration and alignment of virtual 3D eyeglasses are modified or adjusted accordingly. Features such as trimming off of portion of the glasses frame, shadow creating and environment mapping are provided to the virtual 3D eyeglasses in response to translation, scaling, and posture changes made to the head and face of the wearer in real-time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: ULSee Inc.
    Inventors: Zhou Ye, Chih-Ming Chang, Ying-Ko Lu, Yi-Chia Hsu
  • Patent number: 9317136
    Abstract: An image-based object tracking system and an image-based object tracking method are provided. The image-based object tracking system includes an object, a camera, a computing device, and a display device. A color stripe is disposed on the surface of the object. The color stripe divides the surface of the object into a first section and a second section. The camera is configured to capture real-time images of the object. Further, the object tracking algorithm is stored in the computing device. The display device includes a display screen and is electrically connected to the computing device, and the display screen is configured to display the real-time images of the object. By using the image-based object tracking system provided in the invention, the object can be tracked accurately and efficiently without interference with the image of the background.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: UL See Inc.
    Inventors: Zhou Ye, Sheng-Weng Jeng, Chih-Ming Chang, Hsin-Wei Hsiao, Yi-Chia Hsu, Ying-Ko Lu
  • Patent number: 9262869
    Abstract: A method of 3D morphing driven by facial tracking is provided. First, a 3D model is loaded. After that, facial feature control points and boundary control points are picked up respectively. A configure file “A.config” including the facial feature control points and boundary control points data that are picked up corresponding to the 3D avatar is saved. Facial tracking algorithm is started, and then “A.config” is loaded. After that, controlled morphing of a 3D avatar by facial tracking based on “A.config” is performed in real time by a deformation method having control points. Meanwhile, teeth and tongue tracking of the real-time face image, and scaling, translation and rotation of the real-time 3D avatar image is also provided. In addition, a control point reassignment and reconfiguration method, and a pupil movement detection method is also provided in the method of 3D morphing driven by facial tracking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: UL See Inc.
    Inventors: Zhou Ye, Ying-Ko Lu, Yi-Chia Hsu, Sheng-Wen Jeng
  • Publication number: 20160035133
    Abstract: Method to create try-on experience wearing virtual 3D eyeglasses is provided using 2D image data of eyeglasses. Virtual 3D eyeglasses are constructed using set of 2D images for eyeglasses. Virtual 3D eyeglasses is configured onto 3D face or head model and being simulated as being fittingly worn by the wearer. Each set of 2D images for eyeglasses includes a pair of 2D lens images, a frontal frame image, and at least one side frame image. Upon detection of a movement of the face and head of wearer in real-time, the 3D face or head model and the configuration and alignment of virtual 3D eyeglasses are modified or adjusted accordingly. Features such as trimming off of portion of the glasses frame, shadow creating and environment mapping are provided to the virtual 3D eyeglasses in response to translation, scaling, and posture changes made to the head and face of the wearer in real-time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2014
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Applicant: ULSee Inc.
    Inventors: Zhou Ye, Chih-Ming Chang, Ying-Ko Lu, Yi-Chia Hsu
  • Patent number: 9224248
    Abstract: Method of applying virtual makeup and producing makeover effects to 3D face model driven by facial tracking in real-time includes the steps: capturing static or live facial images of a user; performing facial tracking of facial image, and obtaining tracking points on captured facial image; and producing makeover effects according to tracking points in real time. Virtual makeup can be applied using virtual makeup input tool such as a user's finger sliding over touch panel screen, mouse cursor or an object passing through makeup-allowed area. Makeup-allowed area for producing makeover effects is defined by extracting feature points from facial tracking points and dividing makeup-allowed area into segments and layers; and defining and storing parameters of makeup-allowed area. Virtual visual effects including color series, alpha blending, and/or superposition are capable of being applied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: ULSee Inc.
    Inventors: Zhou Ye, Ying-Ko Lu, Yi-Chia Hsu, Sheng-Wen Jeng, Hsin-Wei Hsiao
  • Publication number: 20150346908
    Abstract: High noise immunity sensing methods and apparatus are provided for a capacitive touch device, which sense the capacitive touch device for self capacitance or mutual capacitance or both with different scan frequencies in a frame, to thereby suppress certain frequency noise interference. By combining time domain and space domain noise-eliminating approaches, probabilities of noise interference are reduced, without compromising other parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2015
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Applicant: ELAN MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jung-Shou Huang, Chia-Mu Wu, Yi-Chia Hsu, Tung-Ming Yang
  • Patent number: 9182862
    Abstract: High noise immunity sensing methods and apparatus are provided for a capacitive touch device, which sense the capacitive touch device for self capacitance or mutual capacitance or both with different scan frequencies in a frame, to thereby suppress certain frequency noise interference. By combining time domain and space domain noise-eliminating approaches, probabilities of noise interference are reduced, without compromising other parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: ELAN MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chia-Mu Wu, Yi-Chia Hsu, Jung-Shou Huang, Tung-Ming Yang
  • Patent number: 9182813
    Abstract: Image-based object tracking system includes at least a controller with two or more color clusters, an input button, a processing unit with a camera, an object tracking algorithm and a display. Camera is configured to capture images of the controller, the processing unit is connected to display to display processed image contents, the controller is directly interacting with displayed processed image content. The controller can have two or three color clusters located on a side surface thereof and two color clusters having concentric circular areas located at a top surface thereof, the color of the first color cluster can be the same as or different from the color of the third color cluster. An object tracking method with or without scale calibration is also provided, which includes color learning and color relearning, image capturing, separating and splitting of the controller and the background, object pairing procedure steps on the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: ULSee Inc.
    Inventors: Zhou Ye, Sheng-Wen Jeng, Chih-Ming Chang, Hsin-Wei Hsiao, Yi-Chia Hsu, Ying-Ko Lu
  • Patent number: 9069427
    Abstract: A sensing method and a sensing apparatus for a capacitive touch device sense variations of self capacitances of first traces in a first direction and second traces in a second direction and variations of mutual capacitances of intersections between the first traces and the second traces, and then generates fourth sensed values from the first, second and third sensed values to serve as sensed values of the changes of the mutual capacitances of the intersections between the first traces and the second traces for identifying one or more touch points. Therefore, noise interference is suppressed and real touch points can be easily to be identified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: ELAN MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chia-Mu Wu, Yi-Chia Hsu, Jung-Shou Huang