Patents by Inventor Yi-Yuan Chen

Yi-Yuan Chen 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: 11030372
    Abstract: A method (of generating a layout diagram) includes generating a cell, representing at least part of a circuit in a semiconductor device, which is arranged at least in part according to second tracks of the M_2nd level (M_2nd tracks), and first tracks of the M_1st level (M_1st tracks). The generating the cell includes: selecting, based on a chosen site for the cell in the layout diagram, one of the M_2nd tracks; generating a first M_2nd pin pattern representing an output pin of the circuit; arranging a long axis of the first pin pattern substantially along the selected M_2nd track; generating second, third, fourth and fifth M_1st pin patterns representing corresponding input pins of the circuit; and arranging long axes of the second to fifth pin patterns substantially along corresponding ones of the M_1st tracks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Pin-Dai Sue, Chin-Chou Liu, Sheng-Hsiung Chen, Fong-Yuan Chang, Lee-Chung Lu, Yen-Hung Lin, Li-Chun Tien, Po-Hsiang Huang, Yi-Kan Cheng, Chi-Yu Lu
  • Publication number: 20210155771
    Abstract: A plasticizer, which is biodegradable, has a molecule including a central structure, at least two connecting structures and at least one side-chain structure. The central structure includes at least one of a benzene derivative and at least one amino acid. The connecting structures are respectively connected to the central structure, wherein the connecting structures include a first connecting structure and a second connecting structure. The first connecting structure is an amine group, and the second connecting structure is a carboxyl group. The side-chain structure is a chain of multiple carbon atoms, and the side-chain structure is connected to at least one of the first connecting structure and the second connecting structure. An amide bond is formed as the side-chain structure connected to the amine group, and an ester bond is formed as the side-chain structure connected to the carboxyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2020
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Wei-Yuan CHEN, Tzu-Rong LU, Yi-Ling CHEN, Chun-Hung TENG
  • Publication number: 20210159334
    Abstract: A high-voltage semiconductor device structure is provided. The high-voltage semiconductor device structure includes a semiconductor substrate, a source ring in the semiconductor substrate, and a drain region in the semiconductor substrate. The high-voltage semiconductor device structure also includes a doped ring surrounding sides and a bottom of the source ring and a well region surrounding sides and bottoms of the drain region and the doped ring. The well region has a conductivity type opposite to that of the doped ring. The high-voltage semiconductor device structure further includes a conductor electrically connected to the drain region and extending over and across a periphery of the well region. In addition, the high-voltage semiconductor device structure includes a shielding element ring between the conductor and the semiconductor substrate. The shielding element ring extends over and across the periphery of the well region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2021
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Hung-Chou Lin, Yi-Cheng Chiu, Karthick Murukesan, Yi-Min Chen, Shiuan-Jeng Lin, Wen-Chih Chiang, Chen-Chien Chang, Chih-Yuan Chan, Kuo-Ming Wu, Chun Lin Tsai
  • Patent number: 11012435
    Abstract: A method and system of authenticating a user are provided. A request for a resource is received from a user device. A predefined number is received. A first number and a second number are created. A first discrete logarithm based on the first number and the predefined number is determined and sent to the user device, together with the second number. A second discrete logarithm is received from the user device. A first pass code is calculated via a third discrete logarithm, based on the second discrete logarithm, the first number, and the predefined number. A second pass code is received via a fourth discrete logarithm, based on the first discrete logarithm, the third number, and the predefined number. Upon determining that the first pass code is identical to the second pass code, the user device is allowed to access a resource associated with the computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yi-Chun Chen, Wen-Ping Chi, Chao Yuan Huang, Ting-Yi Wang
  • Patent number: 11011478
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes an integrated circuit, an outer seal ring, and an inner seal ring. The outer seal ring forms a first closed loop surrounding the integrated circuit. The inner seal ring is between the outer seal ring and the integrated circuit. The inner seal ring has a first seal portion surrounding the integrated circuit and a second seal portion spaced apart from the first seal portion, a first connector interconnecting the first seal portion and the second seal portion, and a second connector spaced apart from the first connector and interconnecting the first seal portion and the second seal portion. The first seal portion, the second seal portion, the first connector, and the second connector form a second closed loop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ming-Hui Yang, Chun-Ting Liao, Yi-Te Chen, Chen-Yuan Chen, Ho-Chun Liou
  • Publication number: 20210137945
    Abstract: Provided herein is a method for the treatment and/or prophylaxis of a cancer associated with galectin-1. The method includes administering to a subject a pharmaceutical composition that mainly composed of ganoderic acid S (GAS) and ganoderic acid T (GAT). The method further includes administering to the subject another anti-cancer agent before, together with, or after the administration of the present pharmaceutical composition, so as to synergistically suppress the growth of the cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: TRINEO BIOTECHNOLOGY CO. LTD
    Inventors: Teng-Hai CHEN, Mon-Tarng CHEN, Chien-Yuan WANG, Cheng-Po HUANG, Su-Yu CHEN, Yi-Hsiu LIN, Ssu-Chia WANG, Chih-Yuan LIAO
  • Patent number: 10992356
    Abstract: A main Bluetooth circuit of a multi-member Bluetooth device includes: a Bluetooth communication circuit; a data transmission circuit; and a control circuit arranged to operably conduct bidirectional packet transmission with a remote Bluetooth device through the Bluetooth communication circuit by utilizing a Bluetooth wireless transmission approach, and arranged to operably communicate data with other devices through the data transmission circuit. During the period in which the Bluetooth communication circuit conducts packet transmission with the remote Bluetooth device, an auxiliary Bluetooth circuit of the multi-member Bluetooth device sniffs packets transmitted from the remote Bluetooth device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORP.
    Inventors: Yi-Cheng Chen, Kuan-Chung Huang, Chin-Wen Wang, Pei-Yuan Hsieh, Hou Wei Lin
  • Patent number: 10990843
    Abstract: A method and an electronic device for enhancing efficiency of searching for a region of interest in a virtual environment are provided. The virtual environment includes a visible scene and an invisible scene. A picture-in-picture (PIP) is displayed in the visible scene as a directional guidance or distance hint related to the region of interest in the invisible scene, thereby saving time and enhancing efficiency of searching for the region of interest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignees: National Taiwan University, Mediatek Inc.
    Inventors: Yung-Ta Lin, Yi-Chi Liao, Shan-Yuan Teng, Yi-Ju Chung, Li-Wei Chan, Bing-Yu Chen
  • Patent number: 10925410
    Abstract: A mattress for patient care. The mattress includes a number of compressible cells and a number of sensors corresponding to the number of compressible cells. Each compressible cell is configured to contact, when inflated, a user in a contact area of a plurality of contact areas of the user. Each sensor is configured to generate a number of measurements, wherein each measurement relates to the contact area of a corresponding compressible cell. Each sensor is further configured to send the number of measurements to a pressure control device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: MedicusTek, Inc.
    Inventors: Chia-Ming Hsu, Yi-Yuan Chen, Tsai-Yu Lin, Lavina Che-Hsuan Thong, Aaron R. Clousing, Yu-Chun Hsu, Lee Lin
  • Patent number: 10769836
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for establishing a coordinate system and a data structure product are provided. The method includes following steps: obtaining at least one layer related to an arrangement of an indoor space to generate a layout pattern in a 2D or 3D model; obtaining locations of positioning devices located within the indoor space and labelling the locations in the layout pattern; dividing the layout pattern into multiple view tiles according to a unit area or a unit volume for displaying the layout pattern; dividing a portion of the layout pattern around the labelled positioning devices into multiple positioning tiles according to the labelled locations of the positioning devices; and selecting at least one representative point of the view tiles and the positioning tiles as a reference point to define a reference frame and establishing the coordinate system based on the reference frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Po-Yu Huang, Xin-Lan Liao, Wei-Liang Wu, Lih-Guong Jang, Kun-Hsien Lin, Yi-Yuan Chen
  • Patent number: 10748053
    Abstract: A ticket authentication method and a ticket authentication device are provided. The ticket authentication method includes the following steps. A first electronic device outputs an e-ticket. A second electronic device acquires the e-ticket. The second electronic device outputs a visible light verification code. The first electronic device acquires the visible light verification code and generates a composite code according to a certification data and the verification code. The second electronic device acquires the visible light composite code, and determines whether the composite code matches the certification data and the verification code. When the composite code matches the certification data and the verification code, the second electronic determines that the authentication of the e-ticket is successful.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Yi-Yuan Chen, Xin-Lan Liao, Kun-Hsien Lin, Lih-Guong Jang, Chi-Neng Liu, Nien-Chu Wu, Po-Yu Huang
  • Patent number: 10687755
    Abstract: A wearable physiological monitoring device is provided. The wearable physiological monitoring device includes a wearable object, a sensing module and a processing module. The sensing module is disposed on the wearable object and is configured to stretch based on a local displacement of target organ of the under-test person contacted by the wearable object to generate a change of a sensing value thereof. The processing module is configured to calculate a physiological changing mode that includes physiological information and occurrence time information based on the change of the sensing value. The physiological information includes a number, duration, a degree or a combination of the above of the stretching of the wearable object to determine the health condition of the under-test person.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: MedicusTek Inc.
    Inventors: Chung-Cheng Wang, Chia-Ming Hsu, Yu-Chun Hsu, Yi-Yuan Chen
  • Publication number: 20200090139
    Abstract: A voucher verification auxiliary method is provided, including: when a user device is approaching a voucher verification auxiliary device, generating an encryption key for the user device to encrypt voucher data with the encryption key to generate first encrypted data; reading and decrypting the first encrypted data to obtain the voucher data; encrypting the voucher data to generate and transmit second encrypted data to a verification center; decrypting the second encrypted data to obtain the voucher data, generating a verification result after verifying the voucher data, encrypting the verification result to become third encrypted data, and transmitting the third encrypted data back to the voucher verification auxiliary device; decrypting the third encrypted data to obtain the verification result; transmitting the verification result to a voucher receiving terminal. A voucher verification auxiliary device and a voucher verification auxiliary system are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Yi-Yuan Chen, Kun-Hsien Lin, Yi-Chang Wang, Yao-Tai Tseng
  • Patent number: 10379677
    Abstract: An operation method of an optical touch device includes: emitting, by a light emitting unit, a light beam to illuminate an object; capturing, by an image sensing device, an image of the object reflecting the light beam; selecting all pixels in the image having a brightness greater than or equal to a brightness threshold; sorting the selected pixels along a first coordinate axis of the image, a second coordinate axis of the image or based a pixel brightness; selecting the top first predetermined ratio of pixels from the sorted pixels as an object image of the object; and calculating a gravity center of the object image according to positions of the top first predetermined ratio of pixels or according to the positions of the top first predetermined ratio of pixels with a weight of pixel brightness. An optical touch device is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: PixArt Imaging Inc.
    Inventors: Yu-Hao Huang, Ming-Tsan Kao, En-Feng Hsu, Yi-Yuan Chen, Meng-Huan Hsieh
  • Publication number: 20190231083
    Abstract: A mattress for patient care. The mattress includes a number of compressible cells and a number of sensors corresponding to the number of compressible cells. Each compressible cell is configured to contact, when inflated, a user in a contact area of a plurality of contact areas of the user. Each sensor is configured to generate a number of measurements, wherein each measurement relates to the contact area of a corresponding compressible cell. Each sensor is further configured to send the number of measurements to a pressure control device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: MedicusTek, Inc.
    Inventors: Chia-Ming Hsu, Yi-Yuan Chen, Tsai-Yu Lin, Lavina Che-Hsuan Thong, Aaron R. Clousing, Yu-Chun Hsu, Lee Lin
  • Publication number: 20190199522
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a system and a method for communication service verification and a verification server thereof. The method includes: obtaining a light code from a light code transmission device through a user device; demodulating the light code by the user device to generate a cipher; receiving a service request sent from the user device by a service system server; receiving a verification request sent from the user device or the service system server by a verification server; and retrieving a decryption key by the verification server based on the verification request, so as to decode the cipher in the verification request using the decryption key and obtain a decoding result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Xin-Lan Liao, Lih-Guong Jang, Yi-Chang Wang, Yi-Yuan Chen
  • Publication number: 20190197759
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for establishing a coordinate system and a data structure product are provided. The method includes following steps: obtaining at least one layer related to an arrangement of an indoor space to generate a layout pattern in a 2D or 3D model; obtaining locations of positioning devices located within the indoor space and labelling the locations in the layout pattern; dividing the layout pattern into multiple view tiles according to a unit area or a unit volume for displaying the layout pattern; dividing a portion of the layout pattern around the labelled positioning devices into multiple positioning tiles according to the labelled locations of the positioning devices; and selecting at least one representative point of the view tiles and the positioning tiles as a reference point to define a reference frame and establishing the coordinate system based on the reference frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Po-Yu Huang, Xin-Lan Liao, Wei-Liang Wu, Lih-Guong Jang, Kun-Hsien Lin, Yi-Yuan Chen
  • Publication number: 20190117124
    Abstract: A sensor pad for monitoring user posture. The sensor pad includes a sensor array having first layer electrodes disposed on a first substrate that faces a second substrate, second layer electrodes disposed on a second substrate that faces the first substrate, a spacer layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate and having holes each corresponding to an overlapping region of the first layer electrodes and the second layer electrodes, where the first layer electrodes are configured to contact the second layer electrodes through at least one of the holes via a corresponding overlapping region when an external force is applied on the sensor pad by a user, a sensing circuit configured to generate an output signal in response to the external force, and a sensor correction circuit configured to prevent the sensing circuit from generating a false positive signal in the output signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Applicant: MedicusTek, Inc.
    Inventors: Chia-Ming Hsu, Yu-Chun Hsu, Yi-Yuan Chen
  • Patent number: 10210363
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an optical communication system, an optical communication method, and a transmitting device and a receiving device for the same. The optical communication system includes: a transmitting device for generating a control signal according to at least one encoding information to drive a light emitting device to actuate; and a receiving device for capturing a plurality of images via an image capturing module during actuation of the light emitting device, and decoding the plurality of images to obtain the encoding information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Lih-Goung Jang, Tai-Shen Ho, Chi-Neng Liu, Xin-Lan Liao, Po-Yu Huang, Yi-Yuan Chen, Kun-Hsien Lin
  • Publication number: 20190042813
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an optical communication system, an optical communication method, and a transmitting device and a receiving device for the same. The optical communication system includes: a transmitting device for generating a control signal according to at least one encoding information to drive a light emitting device to actuate; and a receiving device for capturing a plurality of images via an image capturing module during actuation of the light emitting device, and decoding the plurality of images to obtain the encoding information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2017
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Inventors: Lih-Goung Jang, Tai-Shen Ho, Chi-Neng Liu, Xin-Lan Liao, Po-Yu Huang, Yi-Yuan Chen, Kun-Hsien Lin