Patents by Inventor Yung-Yun CHEN

Yung-Yun 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: 12000385
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided in the present disclosure, including a fixed portion, a first movable portion, and a first driving assembly. The first movable portion moves relative to the fixed portion in a first direction. The first driving assembly drives the first movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion in the first direction. The first driving assembly includes a coil and a magnetic element corresponding to the coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: TDK TAIWAN CORP.
    Inventors: Yung-Yun Chen, Kun-Shih Lin
  • Publication number: 20240094600
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided and includes a fixed assembly, a movable assembly and a first driving assembly. The movable assembly is movable relative to the fixed assembly. The first driving assembly is configured to drive the movable assembly to move relative to the fixed assembly. The optical element driving mechanism further includes a first opening, and an external light beam travels along a first axis to pass through the first opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Inventors: Tso-Hsiang WU, Chao-Chang HU, Yung-Yun CHEN, Ya-Hsiu WU
  • Publication number: 20230333446
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for moving an optical unit is provided, including a fixed part, a movable part, and a driving unit. The movable part is connected to the optical unit and the fixed part, and the movable part is movable relative to the fixed part. The driving unit is configured to drive the movable part and the optical unit to move relative to the fixed part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2023
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Inventors: Tso-Hsiang WU, Yung-Yun CHEN
  • Publication number: 20230333447
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for moving an optical unit is provided, including a variable aperture module and a Voice Coil Motor module. The variable aperture module has a bottom plate connected to a lens holder of the Voice Coil Motor module. Specifically, the variable aperture module and the Voice Coil Motor are received in the same housing, so as to enhance the structural strength of the driving mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2023
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Inventors: Tso-Hsiang WU, Chao-Chang HU, Yung-Yun CHEN, Chih-Wei WENG
  • Publication number: 20230288658
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided. The optical element driving mechanism includes a movable portion, a fixed portion and a sensing assembly. The movable portion is connected with an optical element. The movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The sensing assembly senses whether the movable portion is in a first position relative to the fixed portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Inventors: Xuan-Huan SU, Yu-Chi KUO, Yung-Yun CHEN, Yi-Ho CHEN, Ying-Jen WANG
  • Publication number: 20230266579
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism, which drives an optical element, includes a fixed portion, a first movable portion, and a driving assembly. The first movable portion is moved relative to the fixed portion, and the driving assembly drives the first movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The first movable portion is moved in a first dimension relative to the fixed portion, and the first movable portion drives the optical element to move.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2023
    Publication date: August 24, 2023
    Inventors: Yung-Yun CHEN, Yu-Chi KUO, Xuan-Huan SU
  • Publication number: 20230236477
    Abstract: A driving mechanism for moving an optical element is provided, including a fixed part, a movable part, movably connected to the fixed part, a positioning structure, and a driving assembly. The optical element is disposed on the movable part, and the positioning structure is formed on the fixed part to restrict the movable part in a specific position relative to the fixed part. The driving assembly is configured to drive the movable part to move relative to the fixed part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2023
    Publication date: July 27, 2023
    Inventors: Xuan-Huan SU, Ko-Lun CHAO, Yu-Chi KUO, Yung-Yun CHEN
  • Publication number: 20230236476
    Abstract: An optical element driving mechanism is provided in the present disclosure, including a fixed portion, a first movable portion, and a driving assembly. The first movable portion is movable relative to the fixed portion. The driving assembly drives the first movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion. The first movable portion brings an optical element to move.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2023
    Publication date: July 27, 2023
    Inventors: Yung-Yun CHEN, Yu-Chi KUO, Xuan-Huan SU
  • Publication number: 20230230739
    Abstract: An optical driving mechanism is provided. The optical driving mechanism includes a first movable part, a fixed part, and a first driving assembly. The first movable part is connected with an optical element. The first movable part is movable relative to the fixed part. The first driving assembly drives the first movable part to move relative to the fixed part. The fixing part has an opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2023
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Inventors: Yung-Yun CHEN, Xuan-Huan SU, Yu-Chi KUO, Sin-Jhong SONG
  • Publication number: 20230175495
    Abstract: A driving mechanism is provided in the present disclosure, including a fixed portion, a first movable portion, and a first driving assembly. The first movable portion moves relative to the fixed portion in a first direction. The first driving assembly drives the first movable portion to move relative to the fixed portion in the first direction. The first driving assembly includes a coil and a magnetic element corresponding to the coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2022
    Publication date: June 8, 2023
    Inventors: Yung-Yun CHEN, Kun-Shih LIN
  • Publication number: 20230034381
    Abstract: An example electronic device includes a housing including a first housing member and a second housing member pivotably coupled to one another via a hinge. In addition, the electronic device includes a motor positioned in the second housing member comprising an output shaft. Further, the electronic device includes an actuatable member positioned in the first housing member, wherein the motor is to actuate the actuatable member via a plurality of gears coupled across the hinge. Still further, the electronic device includes a controller coupled to the motor. The controller is to actuate the motor to reduce a force applied to the output shaft in response to detecting a torque on the hinge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2021
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Inventors: Derek Kyle Joseph KANAS, Chan woo PARK, Yung-Yun CHEN
  • Publication number: 20230015912
    Abstract: The present disclosure is drawn to covers for electronic devices, methods of making the covers, and electronic devices. In one example, described herein is a cover for an electronic device comprising: a substrate comprising a metal; insert molded plastic on at least one surface of the substrate; a passivation layer or a micro-arc oxidation layer applied on at least one surface of the substrate; a coating composition on the passivation layer or the micro-arc oxidation layer; an outmoid decoration layer on the mating composition; a chamfered edge on the substrate, wherein the chamfered edge cuts through the outmoid decoration layer, the coating composition, the passivation layer or the micro-arc oxidation layer, and partially through the substrate; and wherein the chamfered edge comprises; a transparent passivation layer, then an optional sealing layer, and then a transparent or color electrophoretic deposition coating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2020
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Kuan-Ting Wu, Chi Hao Chang, Yung Yun Chen
  • Patent number: 11452435
    Abstract: A deflection device of steerable endoscope includes a first base, a second base, elastic reposition members and tendon wires. The second base is located above the first base along the endoscope center axis. The elastic reposition members are inlaid between the first and the second bases. Each elastic reposition member includes a first plate connecting to the first base, a second plate connecting to the second base, and a waveform bar connecting the first and the second plates. The wave-height of the waveform bar is not parallel to the endoscope center axis. The tendon wires are located on the two opposite sides of each elastic reposition member. The tendon wires are parallel to and distant from the endoscope center axis. Bending of the steerable endoscope is precisely controlled, and structure of the deflection device is simplified in the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: ISSA TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yung-Yun Chen, Chi-Wei Chiu
  • Publication number: 20220291722
    Abstract: In an example, an accessory dock may include a holder that is moveable between a stowed position disposed within a housing of a computing device and a deployed position extending out from the housing of the computing device. Further, the holder is to receive an accessory band of a device accessory when the holder is disposed in the deployed position so as to stow the device accessory on to an external portion of the housing of the computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Hung Sung Pan, Kuo Chih Huang, Yung Yun Chen
  • Patent number: 11422432
    Abstract: A lens assembly for a mobile device includes an adjustable diaphragm device capable of being combined to a first lens unit, or between the first lens unit and a second lens unit. The adjustable diaphragm device includes a case having a light transmission hole being communicated with an inner space of the case, a diaphragm sheet with an aperture, and a driving mechanism disposed in the inner space of the case. The driving mechanism includes a driving member and a swing arm. One end of the swing arm is movably connected to the case and the opposite end thereof is fixedly connected to the diaphragm sheet. The driving member is movably connected to a position between two ends of the swing arm. The driving member is controlled by a control unit to move the swing arm and thus the diaphragm sheet, in order to control the amount of light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: TDK Taiwan Corp.
    Inventors: Chi-Wei Chiu, Yung-Yun Chen
  • Publication number: 20210397068
    Abstract: A lens assembly for a mobile device includes an adjustable diaphragm device capable of being combined to a first lens unit, or between the first lens unit and a second lens unit. The adjustable diaphragm device includes a case having a light transmission hole being communicated with an inner space of the case, a diaphragm sheet with an aperture, and a driving mechanism disposed in the inner space of the case. The driving mechanism includes a driving member and a swing arm. One end of the swing arm is movably connected to the case and the opposite end thereof is fixedly connected to the diaphragm sheet. The driving member is movably connected to a position between two ends of the swing arm. The driving member is controlled by a control unit to move the swing arm and thus the diaphragm sheet, in order to control the amount of light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2020
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Inventors: CHI-WEI CHIU, YUNG-YUN CHEN
  • Patent number: 11106112
    Abstract: Provided is a diaphragm sheet transfer device, which is used for a handheld electronic device. Diaphragm sheets include different sizes of a plurality of light through holes. By controlling the positions of the diaphragm sheets, the light through holes with different sizes respectively pass through the incident light paths so that the amount of the light incident to the lens device is changed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Intelligent Mechatronics Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chi-Wei Chiu, Yung-Yun Chen
  • Publication number: 20210240231
    Abstract: In one example, a hinge assembly may include a support structure, a shaft received through the support structure, and a torque mechanism to apply a frictional torque to the shaft. Further, the hinge assembly may include a first bracket and a second bracket. The shaft may be fixedly engaged with the first bracket to pivotably connect the first bracket to the second bracket. The first bracket may include a recess portion and an edge portion. Furthermore, the hinge assembly may include an elastic member rotatably mounted on the shaft. The elastic member may include a first end fixed to the support structure and a second end positioned in the recess portion such that the elastic member is in a free state while moving in the recess portion and in an energy storage state when engages with the edge portion during rotation of the first bracket relative to the second bracket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Chung Hua Ku, Yung Yun Chen, Hung-Sung Pan
  • Patent number: 10983307
    Abstract: The invention provides an aperture switching device for use with lens of mobile device. The lens of the mobile phone or the portable electronic product usually has a fixed aperture of lens, and the aperture size cannot be adjusted. Therefore, the invention provides an aperture switching device for the lens, comprising a plate base, a driving mechanism, a connecting rod and a transfer mechanism, wherein the transfer mechanism comprises a insert piece having a light-transmissive hole, wherein the driving mechanism moves the connecting rod to move the insert piece toward the lens, and replaces the lens aperture with the light-transmissive hole of the insert piece. As such, the invention achieves the purpose of changing the aperture of the lens, and the lens aperture of the mobile device can be substantially switched.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Intelligent Mechatronics Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chi-Wei Chiu, Yung-Yun Chen
  • Publication number: 20200073089
    Abstract: The invention provides an aperture switching device for use with lens of mobile device. The lens of the mobile phone or the portable electronic product usually has a fixed aperture of lens, and the aperture size cannot be adjusted. Therefore, the invention provides an aperture switching device for the lens, comprising a plate base, a driving mechanism, a connecting rod and a transfer mechanism, wherein the transfer mechanism comprises a insert piece having a light-transmissive hole, wherein the driving mechanism moves the connecting rod to move the insert piece toward the lens, and replaces the lens aperture with the light-transmissive hole of the insert piece. As such, the invention achieves the purpose of changing the aperture of the lens, and the lens aperture of the mobile device can be substantially switched.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: CHI-WEI CHIU, YUNG-YUN CHEN