Patents by Inventor Yu-Chiao LO

Yu-Chiao LO 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: 20240019658
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a movable part, a fixed part, a driving assembly, and a pressure assembly. The movable part connects an optical element. The movable part moves relative to the fixed part. The driving assembly drives the movable part to move relative to the fixed part, and the pressure assembly exerts a first pre-pressure onto the movable part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2023
    Publication date: January 18, 2024
    Inventors: Yu-Chiao LO, Hsiao-Hsin HU, Chih-Wen CHIANG, Chia-Che WU, Mao-Gen JIAN, Yi-Ho CHEN, Chao-Chang HU
  • Patent number: 11719996
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a movable portion, a fixed portion, a driving assembly, and a support assembly. The movable portion is used for connecting to an optical element. The movable portion may move relative to the fixed portion. The driving assembly is used for driving the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion through the support assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Chen-Hsien Fan, Chih-Wen Chiang, Chia-Che Wu, Yu-Chiao Lo
  • Patent number: 11711006
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a fixed portion, a movable portion, a driving assembly and a connecting element. The movable portion may move relative to the fixed portion and is used for holding an optical module. The driving assembly moves the movable portion relative to the fixed portion. The connecting element is movably connected to the fixed portion and the movable portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Chen-Hsien Fan, Yueh-Lin Lee, Yu-Chiao Lo, Chih-Wei Weng
  • Patent number: 11689788
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided, including a movable portion, a fixed portion, a driving assembly, and a support element. The movable portion is used for connecting to an optical element having a main axis. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The driving assembly is used for driving the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The movable portion moves relative to the fixed portion through the support element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Shu-Shan Chen, Chen-Hsien Fan, Yueh-Lin Lee, Yu-Chiao Lo, Sung-Mao Tsai, Shang-Hung Chen
  • Patent number: 11678036
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided, including a fixed portion, a movable portion, a driving assembly, and a stopping assembly. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion, wherein the movable portion is used for connecting to an optical element having a main axis. The driving assembly is disposed on the fixed portion or the movable portion, and the driving assembly is used for driving the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The stopping assembly is connected to the movable portion and the fixed portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Shu-Shan Chen, Chen-Hsien Fan, Yueh-Lin Lee, Yu-Chiao Lo, Sung-Mao Tsai, Shang-Hung Chen
  • Publication number: 20230179865
    Abstract: An optical system is provided. The optical system includes a first moveable unit, an optical module, an affixed base and a first driving module. The optical module includes an optical axis, wherein the optical module is connected to the first moveable unit. The first moveable unit is adapted to be moved relative to the affixed base. The first driving module is adapted to drive the first moveable unit to move relative to the affixed base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2022
    Publication date: June 8, 2023
    Inventors: Yu-Chiao LO, Chao-Chang HU, Yueh-Lin LEE
  • Publication number: 20230171495
    Abstract: A control method of a driving mechanism is provided, including: the driving mechanism provides a first electrical signal from a control assembly to the driving mechanism to move the movable portion into an initial position relative to the fixed portion, wherein the control assembly includes a control unit and a position sensing unit; the status signal of an inertia sensing unit is read; the control unit sends the status signal to the control unit to calculate a target position; the control unit provides a second electrical signal to the driving assembly according to the target position for driving the driving assembly; a position signal is sent from the position sensing unit to the control unit; the control unit provides a third electric signal to the driving assembly to drive the driving assembly according the position signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2023
    Publication date: June 1, 2023
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Chen-Hsien FAN, Sung-Mao TSAI, Yueh-Lin LEE, Yu-Chiao LO, Mao-Kuo HSU, Ching-Chieh HUAN, Yi-Chun CHENG
  • Patent number: 11665411
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a movable portion, a fixed portion, a driving assembly, and a stopping assembly. The movable portion is used for connecting to an optical element having a main axis. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The driving assembly is disposed on the fixed portion or the movable portion to move the movable portion relative to the fixed portion. The stopping assembly connects to the movable portion and the fixed portion to limit the range of motion of the movable portion relative to the fixed portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Shu-Shan Chen, Chen-Hsien Fan, Yueh-Lin Lee, Yu-Chiao Lo, Sung-Mao Tsai, Shang-Hung Chen
  • Patent number: 11630280
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided, including a fixed part, a movable part, a driving assembly and a supporting assembly. The movable part is movable relative to the fixed part, and is connected to an optical element. The driving assembly drives the movable part to move relative to the fixed part. The movable part is movable relative to the fixed part in a moving range via the supporting assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Chen-Hsien Fan, Chih-Wen Chiang, Chia-Che Wu, Yu-Chiao Lo
  • Patent number: 11601595
    Abstract: A control method of a driving mechanism is provided, including: the driving mechanism provides a first electrical signal from a control assembly to the driving mechanism to move the movable portion into an initial position relative to the fixed portion, wherein the control assembly includes a control unit and a position sensing unit; the status signal of an inertia sensing unit is read; the control unit sends the status signal to the control unit to calculate a target position; the control unit provides a second electrical signal to the driving assembly according to the target position for driving the driving assembly; a position signal is sent from the position sensing unit to the control unit; the control unit provides a third electric signal to the driving assembly to drive the driving assembly according the position signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2023
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Chen-Hsien Fan, Sung-Mao Tsai, Yueh-Lin Lee, Yu-Chiao Lo, Mao-Kuo Hsu, Ching-Chieh Huang, Yi-Chun Cheng
  • Publication number: 20230066834
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a fixed portion, a movable portion, and a connecting element. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The connecting element connects the fixed portion and the movable portion. The connecting position of the fixed portion and the connecting element is closer to the center of the connecting element than the connecting position of the movable portion and the connecting element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2022
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Inventors: Chia-Che WU, Che-Wei CHANG, Yu-Chiao LO
  • Publication number: 20220317408
    Abstract: An optical system affixed to an electronic apparatus is provided, including a first optical module, a second optical module, and a third optical module. The first optical module is configured to adjust the moving direction of a first light from a first moving direction to a second moving direction, wherein the first moving direction is not parallel to the second moving direction. The second optical module is configured to receive the first light moving in the second moving direction. The first light reaches the third optical module via the first optical module and the second optical module in sequence. The third optical module includes a first photoelectric converter configured to transform the first light into a first image signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Chih-Wei WENG, Chia-Che WU, Chien-Yu KAO, Hsiao-Hsin HU, He-Ling CHANG, Chao-Hsi WANG, Chen-Hsien FAN, Che-Wei CHANG, Mao-Gen JIAN, Sung-Mao TSAI, Wei-Jhe SHEN, Yung-Ping YANG, Sin-Hong LIN, Tzu-Yu CHANG, Sin-Jhong SONG, Shang-Yu HSU, Meng-Ting LIN, Shih-Wei HUNG, Yu-Huai LIAO, Mao-Kuo HSU, Hsueh-Ju LU, Ching-Chieh HUANG, Chih-Wen CHIANG, Yu-Chiao LO, Ying-Jen WANG, Shu-Shan CHEN, Che-Hsiang CHIU
  • Patent number: 11397302
    Abstract: An optical system affixed to an electronic apparatus is provided, including a first optical module, a second optical module, and a third optical module. The first optical module is configured to adjust the moving direction of a first light from a first moving direction to a second moving direction, wherein the first moving direction is not parallel to the second moving direction. The second optical module is configured to receive the first light moving in the second moving direction. The first light reaches the third optical module via the first optical module and the second optical module in sequence. The third optical module includes a first photoelectric converter configured to transform the first light into a first image signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Chao-Chang Hu, Chih-Wei Weng, Chia-Che Wu, Chien-Yu Kao, Hsiao-Hsin Hu, He-Ling Chang, Chao-Hsi Wang, Chen-Hsien Fan, Che-Wei Chang, Mao-Gen Jian, Sung-Mao Tsai, Wei-Jhe Shen, Yung-Ping Yang, Sin-Hong Lin, Tzu-Yu Chang, Sin-Jhong Song, Shang-Yu Hsu, Meng-Ting Lin, Shih-Wei Hung, Yu-Huai Liao, Mao-Kuo Hsu, Hsueh-Ju Lu, Ching-Chieh Huang, Chih-Wen Chiang, Yu-Chiao Lo, Ying-Jen Wang, Shu-Shan Chen, Che-Hsiang Chiu
  • Publication number: 20210397067
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a movable portion, a fixed portion, a driving assembly, and a support assembly. The movable portion is used for connecting to an optical element. The movable portion may move relative to the fixed portion. The driving assembly is used for driving the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion through the support assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Chen-Hsien FAN, Chih-Wen CHIANG, Chia-Che WU, Yu-Chiao LO
  • Publication number: 20210396946
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided, including a fixed part, a movable part, a driving assembly and a supporting assembly. The movable part is movable relative to the fixed part, and is connected to an optical element. The driving assembly drives the movable part to move relative to the fixed part. The movable part is movable relative to the fixed part in a moving range via the supporting assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Chen-Hsien FAN, Chih-Wen CHIANG, Chia-Che WU, Yu-Chiao LO
  • Publication number: 20210199912
    Abstract: An optical system is provided. The optical system includes a first movable portion, a fixed portion, a first driving assembly, and a first sensing assembly. The first movable portion is used for connecting to an optical assembly having a main axis. The first movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The first driving assembly is used for driving the first movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The first sensing assembly is used for sensing the movement of the first movable portion relative to the fixed portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Chen-Hsien FAN, Yueh-Lin LEE, Yu-Chiao LO
  • Publication number: 20210183513
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for disease control of plants, comprising predicting the probability of a disease occurrence and suggesting a suitable and effective control measure for the identified pathogen and/or host. The present disclosure also provides an advisory service with recommended management actions and other alerts and notifications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Wen-Liang Chen, Hsiao-Ching Lee, Chia-Heng Lin, Cheng-Hung Wu, Chun-Wei Liang, Tzu-Hsuan Lin, Tiffany Huang, Yi-Ting Chou, Ferng-Chang Chang, Peng-Tzu Chen, Chia-Hsuan Lin, Jung-Yu Liu, Chen-Chuan Wu, Tien-Yu Chang, Yu-Chiao Lo, Kai-Hsiang Su, Ying-Xin Li, Ming-Jie Guo
  • Publication number: 20210109307
    Abstract: An optical system affixed to an electronic apparatus is provided, including a first optical module, a second optical module, and a third optical module. The first optical module is configured to adjust the moving direction of a first light from a first moving direction to a second moving direction, wherein the first moving direction is not parallel to the second moving direction. The second optical module is configured to receive the first light moving in the second moving direction. The first light reaches the third optical module via the first optical module and the second optical module in sequence. The third optical module includes a first photoelectric converter configured to transform the first light into a first image signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Chih-Wei WENG, Chia-Che WU, Chien-Yu KAO, Hsiao-Hsin HU, He-Ling CHANG, Chao-Hsi WANG, Chen-Hsien FAN, Che-Wei CHANG, Mao-Gen JIAN, Sung-Mao TSAI, Wei-Jhe SHEN, Yung-Ping YANG, Sin-Hong LIN, Tzu-Yu CHANG, Sin-Jhong SONG, Shang-Yu HSU, Meng-Ting LIN, Shih-Wei HUNG, Yu-Huai LIAO, Mao-Kuo HSU, Hsueh-Ju LU, Ching-Chieh HUANG, Chih-Wen CHIANG, Yu-Chiao LO, Ying-Jen WANG, Shu-Shan CHEN, Che-Hsiang CHIU
  • Publication number: 20210036593
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided, including a fixed portion, a movable portion, a driving assembly and a connecting element. The movable portion may move relative to the fixed portion and is used for holding an optical module. The driving assembly moves the movable portion relative to the fixed portion. The connecting element is movably connected to the fixed portion and the movable portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Chen-Hsien FAN, Yueh-Lin LEE, Yu-Chiao LO, Chih-Wei WENG
  • Publication number: 20200393641
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided, including a fixed portion, a movable portion, a driving assembly, and a stopping assembly. The movable portion is movably connected to the fixed portion, wherein the movable portion is used for connecting to an optical element having a main axis. The driving assembly is disposed on the fixed portion or the movable portion, and the driving assembly is used for driving the movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The stopping assembly is connected to the movable portion and the fixed portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Chao-Chang HU, Shu-Shan CHEN, Chen-Hsien FAN, Yueh-Lin LEE, Yu-Chiao LO, Sung-Mao TSAI, Shang-Hung CHEN