Patents by Inventor Zhou Ye

Zhou Ye 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: 9760186
    Abstract: An electronic device utilizing a nine-axis motion sensor module, capable of accurately outputting a resultant deviation including deviation angles in a 3D reference frame is provided. The present invention provides a novel comparison and compensation to accurately obtain a resultant deviation including deviation angles of the electronic device under the presence of external and/or internal interferences including the ones caused by undesirable electromagnetic fields and the ones associated with undesirable external forces and axial accelerations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: CM HK LIMITED
    Inventors: Zhou Ye, Chin-Lung Li, Shun-Nan Liou
  • Publication number: 20170206621
    Abstract: Embodiments of the disclosure present systems and methods for determining the effectiveness of warehousing. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving warehousing information, wherein the warehousing information comprises a location and an actual transport capacity of a warehousing control center and historic logistics information associated with the warehousing control center; calculating a demanded transport capacity of the warehousing control center based on the historic logistics information and the location of the warehousing control center; determining if the demanded transport capacity is equal to or less than the actual transport capacity; determining that the warehousing is effective upon the determination that the demanded transport capacity is equal to or less than the actual transport capacity; and determining that the warehousing is ineffective if the demanded transport capacity is greater than the actual transport capacity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Publication date: July 20, 2017
    Inventors: Yu WANG, Rui WANG, Zhou YE, Jinming WANG, Xiaojun CHEN
  • Patent number: 9690386
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for performing motion recognition using motion sensor fusion and an associated computer program product are provided, where the method is applied to an electronic device. The method includes the steps of: utilizing a plurality of motion sensors of the electronic device to obtain sensor data respectively corresponding to the plurality of motion sensors, the sensor data measured at a device coordinate system of the electronic device, wherein the plurality of motion sensors includes inertial motion sensors; and performing sensor fusion according to the sensor data by converting at least one portion of the sensor data and derivatives of the sensor data into converted data based on a global coordinate system of a user of the electronic device, to perform motion recognition based on the global coordinate system, in order to recognize the user's motion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: CM HK LIMITED
    Inventors: Zhou Ye, Shun-Nan Liou, Ying-Ko Lu, Chin-Lung Lee
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20170140301
    Abstract: A method includes acquiring user data of candidate users; mining a social business characteristic user in some of the candidate users according to the first social attribute data; training a classifier by using second social attribute data and second business object attribute data of the social business characteristic user; and inputting first social attribute data and first business object attribute data of a neighboring user to the classifier, and outputting a result of whether the neighboring user, in a period of time after the first period of time, is a social business characteristic user, wherein the neighboring user is a candidate user other than the social business characteristic user. The present disclosure increases the volume of associated data, and improves the accuracy of the classifier, thus improving the accuracy of identification, so that potential social business characteristic users in the first period of time can be identified.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Publication date: May 18, 2017
    Inventors: Zhou Ye, Yu Wang, Fan Chen, Yang Yang, Qingkai Mao, Nannan Du, Hui Wang, Fangxue Du, Fei Yuan
  • Patent number: 9642521
    Abstract: Method for automatically measuring pupillary distance includes extracting facial features of face image, a head current center indicator is shown/displayed based on facial feature extraction, elliptical frame and target center indicator are shown, a first distance between head current center indicator and target center indicator is calculated to see if below a threshold range, then allowing head current center indicator, elliptical frame and target center indicator to disappear. Card window based on facial tracking result is shown. Credit card band detection is performed to see if located within card window. Card window then disappear. Elliptical frame of moving head and target elliptical frame are shown. Elliptical frame of the moving head is aligned with the target elliptical frame and maintaining a correct head posture. If elliptical frame of moving head is aligned with target elliptical frame, then allow them to disappear from view, and performing a pupillary distance measurement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: ULSee Inc.
    Inventors: Zhou Ye, Sheng-Wen Jeng, Ying-Ko Lu, Shih Wei Liu
  • Patent number: 9640306
    Abstract: A ferromagnetic powder composition is provided comprising soft magnetic iron-based core particles having an apparent density of 3.2-3.7 g/ml, and wherein the surface of the core particles is provided with a phosphorus-based inorganic insulating layer and at least one metal-organic layer, located outside the first phosphorus-based inorganic insulating layer. A process further is provided for producing the composition and a method for the manufacturing of soft magnetic composite components prepared from the composition, as well as the obtained component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: HOGANAS AB (PUBL)
    Inventors: Björn Skårman, Zhou Ye
  • Publication number: 20170115750
    Abstract: An electronic control apparatus including motion sensors is integrated in a portable electronic device to responsively control a media content stored in the portable electronic device, in response to motion sensor signals to flip, zoom, displace images/pages of the media content displayed on a display field of a display thereof. Accordingly, a responsive control method includes the steps of: presetting a first threshold angle; sensing an first rotation angle of the portable electronic device to send out a first rotation sensing signal as a rotation of a yaw, pitch or roll of a portable electronic device detected by a sensing module including motion sensors; and receiving the first rotation sensing signal to calculate and determine whether the first rotation angle is greater than the first threshold angle to responsively control a media content stored in an electronic control apparatus be flipped, zoomed or displaced when the first rotation angle is greater than the first threshold angle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2017
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Inventors: Zhou Ye, Shun-Nan Liou, Ying-Ko Lu, Wen-Hao Chang, Tigran Tadevosyan
  • Patent number: 9564075
    Abstract: An electronic control apparatus including motion sensors is integrated in a portable electronic device to responsively control a media content stored in the portable electronic device, in response to motion sensor signals to flip, zoom, displace images/pages of the media content displayed on a display field of a display thereof. Accordingly, a responsive control method includes the steps of: presetting a first threshold angle; sensing an first rotation angle of the portable electronic device to send out a first rotation sensing signal as a rotation of a yaw, pitch or roll of a portable electronic device detected by a sensing module including motion sensors; and receiving the first rotation sensing signal to calculate and determine whether the first rotation angle is greater than the first threshold angle to responsively control a media content stored in an electronic control apparatus be flipped, zoomed or displaced when the first rotation angle is greater than the first threshold angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: CYWEEMOTION HK LIMITED
    Inventors: Zhou Ye, Shan-Nan Liou, Ying-Ko Lu, Wen-Hao Chang, Tigran Tadevosyan
  • Patent number: 9534927
    Abstract: A microcontroller unit (MCU) characterized by including a buffer is provided. The MCU is a part of a mobile device. The MCU fetches a plurality of samples from a sensor of the mobile device, performs a preset processing according to the samples, stores the samples and/or a result of the preset processing in the buffer, and provides the result or a signal based on the result to the central processing unit (CPU) of the mobile device or an electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: CYWEEMOTION HK LIMITED
    Inventors: Zhou Ye, Chin-Lung Li, Shun-Nan Liou, Chien-Chih Hsu
  • Patent number: 9530067
    Abstract: Method for a wearable device worn by a first user to generate or retrieve a personal contact record when encountering a second user is disclosed. The method of generating the personal contact record includes capturing a facial photograph of the second user and generating a face information; capturing a card photograph of a business card and performing OCR to obtain a card information; retrieving time and location information to obtain an encounter information; and generating the personal contact information. The method of retrieving the personal contact record includes capturing a facial photograph of the second user; searching through a contact database comprising facial images associated with identities of persons, and attempting to match the captured facial photograph with one of the facial images in the contact database to determine the identity of the second user, and providing messages. Wearable devices for performing the above methods are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: ULSee Inc.
    Inventor: Zhou Ye
  • Publication number: 20160322139
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a composite iron-based powder mix suitable for soft magnetic applications such as inductor cores. The present invention also concerns a method for producing a soft magnetic component and the component produced by the method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Applicant: HÖGANÄS AB (PUBL)
    Inventors: Zhou YE, Oskar LARSSON
  • Publication number: 20160311019
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a composite iron-based powder suitable for soft magnetic applications such as inductor cores. The present invention also concerns a method for producing a soft magnetic component and the component produced by the method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2014
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Applicant: HÖGANÄS AB (PUBL)
    Inventors: Zhou YE, Ann-Christin HELLSÉN
  • Publication number: 20160198090
    Abstract: A method for controlling a state machine of a camera is provided. The method includes steps: controlling the state machine of the camera according to a continuously-pressed number of a button of the camera; when the state machine of the camera is in an OFF state and the continuously-pressed number of the button is one, performing a booting process to make the state machine of the camera to be switched from the OFF state into an ON state; and when the state machine of the camera is in the ON state and the continuously-pressed number of the button is two, performing a shutdown process to make the state machine of the camera to be switched from the ON state into the OFF state. By using the flashing LED to control the method, the state machine of the camera can be clearly known by the user to provide more convenient manipulation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2015
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Inventor: Zhou Ye
  • Publication number: 20160157282
    Abstract: A camera controlled by using a smart phone is provided. The camera includes a camera module, an encoder, and a wireless network module. The camera module is used for capturing an image. The encoder is coupled to the camera module, and is used for encoding the image according to a video coding scheme to generate an encoded image. The wireless network module is coupled to the encoder and wirelessly communicating with the smart phone directly, and is used for transmitting the encoded image to the smart phone to be displayed on the smart phone. The effect of low latency and low power consumption can be achieved during image transmission by using the video coding scheme, such that the battery life of the camera can be improved. By using the smart phone to control the camera, the size of the camera can be reduced. Therefore, the camera becomes more compact to be hung on glasses or hats to enable photography features for live records, and real-time images can be uploaded to cloud servers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2014
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Inventor: Zhou Ye
  • 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
  • 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