Grouped Electrodes (e.g., Matrix Partitioned Into Sections) Patents (Class 345/103)
  • Patent number: 10311811
    Abstract: The array substrate comprises a plurality of gate lines extending in a first direction, a plurality of data lines extending in a second direction crossing the first direction, and a plurality of pixel units arranged as an array. Each of the plurality of data lines is arranged between two columns of pixel units, the two columns of the pixel units extending in the second direction and being adjacent to each other in the first direction, and the data line is connected to pixel units at one side of said data line or to pixel units at the other side of said data line. Each of the plurality of data lines switches the direction of connection from one side to the other in an alternating manner with each two adjacent rows of pixel units, and the plurality of data lines have the same connection direction in each row of pixel units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., CHONGQING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xiaoyuan Wang, Wu Wang, Jaikwang Kim, Zhuo Xu, Yajie Bai
  • Patent number: 10275089
    Abstract: A display device includes a deviation compensating circuit to receive a feedback touch driving signal from a sensor line connected to one of a plurality of touch sensor, receive a first feedback AC (alternating current) signal from a data line connected to one of a plurality of pixels, receive a second feedback AC signal from a gate line connected to the pixels, detect a phase deviation and an amplitude deviation between the feedback touch driving signal and the first and the second feedback AC signals, and generate a compensation touch driving signal, a first compensation AC signal, and a second compensation AC signal for compensating for the phase deviation and the amplitude deviation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Younggyu Kim, Byounggwan Lee, Yoonnara Jang
  • Patent number: 10268307
    Abstract: A touch display panel, a method for driving the same and a touch display apparatus are provided. The touch display panel includes an array substrate and a cell alignment substrate arranged oppositely, a touch driving electrode, a first touch sensitive electrode and a second touch sensitive electrode. The first touch sensitive electrode is arranged on the cell alignment substrate, and the second touch sensitive electrode is arranged on the array substrate, the touch driving electrode is arranged between the first touch sensitive electrode and the second touch sensitive electrode. Mutual capacitances are generated between the touch driving electrode with each of the first touch sensitive electrode and the second touch sensitive electrode. The double-sided touch mode can be achieved according to the disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Weijie Zhao, Xue Dong, Haisheng Wang, Yingming Liu
  • Patent number: 10241358
    Abstract: A liquid crystal grating and a manufacturing method and a driving method therefor, and a spliced screen including a liquid crystal grating are disclosed. The liquid crystal grating includes: a first substrate and a second substrate arranged opposite to the first substrate; and liquid crystal molecules filled between the first substrate and the second substrate. The first substrate, the second substrate and the liquid crystal molecules are provided to define at least one grating unit. Each of the grating units includes: a display region; a frame region surrounding the display region; a first frame electrode located on the first substrate and arranged corresponding to the frame region; and a second frame electrode located on the second substrate and arranged corresponding to the frame region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi Nagayama, Song Song
  • Patent number: 10216244
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device that may perform a procedure for activating a display simultaneously with a procedure for activating other components of the electronic device among procedures for driving the display, allowing for quick activation of the display after the display is released from the power saving mode. Methods utilizing the electronic device are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jin-Young Jeon
  • Patent number: 10210825
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device, includes a first main pixel including first to third sub-pixels, a second main pixel including fourth to sixth sub-pixels, a display driver which produces video signals to be written to the respective sub-pixels of the first and second main pixels and supplies the video signals to the respective sub-pixels via signal lines, any one of the first to third sub-pixels and any one of the fourth to sixth sub-pixels sharing one of the signal lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Masaya Tamaki, Tsutomu Harada, Hirotaka Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10192515
    Abstract: A data driver for a display device comprises a first boost circuit, a first gate clock generation circuit, a first level shift circuit, and a data drive circuit. The first boost circuit is used to receive a supply voltage value and generate at least one preset voltage value. The first gate clock generation circuit is electrically coupled to the first boost circuit, and is used to receive a plurality of timing signals and at least one preset voltage value, and generate at least one first timing signal. The first level shift circuit is used to receive the at least one first timing signal and generate at least one gate timing signal. The data drive circuit is used to receive the timing signals, and generate a plurality of display data signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shih-Yuan Su, Kai-Yuan Siao, Jian-Feng Li, Chun-Kuei Wen
  • Patent number: 10191583
    Abstract: A touch-control display panel, a driving method thereof, and a touch-control display device are provided. The display panel includes a first substrate and a plurality of touch-control driving electrodes extending along a second direction. The first substrate includes a first touch-control display region and a second touch-control display region arranged along a first direction. The plurality of touch-control driving electrodes include first touch-control driving electrodes distributed in the first touch-control display region and second touch-control driving electrodes distributed in the second touch-control display region. The number of the first touch-control driving electrodes is equal to the number of the second touch-control driving electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignees: XIAMEN TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Qingjun Lai, Zhaokeng Cao, Poping Shen, Xiufeng Zhou, Yihua Zhu, Zhaodong Zhang
  • Patent number: 10163395
    Abstract: A method for driving a display device in an embodiment according to the present invention, the method including step of displaying an image in accordance with a first video signal in a first frame period, and displaying the image in accordance with the first video signal after the first frame in a second frame period. The image in the first frame period is displayed after an end of a non-display period, the non-display period is shorter than the first frame period, and the non-display period is inserted after writing of the video signal in the first frame period and before display of the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Norio Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10147375
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes an image display region having pixels sectioned by scanning signal lines and video signal lines, scanning connecting lines, thin film transistors, selection signal lines connected to gate electrodes of the thin film transistors, plural ones of the thin film transistors connected to different ones of the scanning connecting lines being connected to one of the selection signal lines; and a scanning signal drive circuit. The scanning signal drive circuit performs a normal scanning mode in which pulse signals are supplied in turn to plural ones of the scanning connecting lines connected to the one of the selection signal lines, and in the normal scanning mode, a fall timing of the gate-on voltage differs from a fall timing of a last one of the pulse signals supplied to the plural ones of the scanning connecting lines during the selection period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: PANASONIC LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihisa Ooishi, Genshiro Kawachi, Kazuo Kita, Toshikazu Koudo, Hideyuki Nakanishi
  • Patent number: 10103889
    Abstract: Technologies for securely exchanging sensor information include an in-vehicle computing system of a vehicle to establish a trusted execution environment and a secure communication channel between the trusted execution environment and a corresponding trusted execution environment of a coordination server. A private key is bound to the trusted execution environment of the in-vehicle computing system. The in-vehicle computing system confirms the authenticity of the coordination server, receives sensor data generated by a sensor of the vehicle, and generates an attestation quote based on the trusted execution environment of the in-vehicle computing system. The in-vehicle computing system further transmits, to the coordination server over the secure communication channel, the sensor data, the attestation quote, and a cryptographically-signed communication signed with the private key.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventor: Mateusz Bronk
  • Patent number: 10088721
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel including a first substrate and a second substrate; a source driver flexible film attached to the second substrate; a source driver circuit attached to the source driver flexible film; a common voltage line connected to the source driver circuit; common voltage compensation circuits connected to the common voltage line; and common voltage supply lines and common voltage feedback lines connecting the common voltage line and the common voltage compensation circuits, respectively, wherein the common voltage compensation circuits include a circuit line extending at a rear of the display panel connecting to a connection terminal on the source driver circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tai Hyeon Ha
  • Patent number: 10074312
    Abstract: A display device is disclosed. In one aspect, the display device includes a first pixel disposed in an odd numbered pixel column and in a first pixel row, a second pixel disposed in an even numbered pixel column and in the first pixel row and a data line disposed between the odd and even numbered pixel columns and configured to apply a plurality of data voltages to the first and second pixels. The display device also includes a first odd number scan line configured to transmit a first odd number scan signal to the first pixel during a first data writing period, a first even number scan line configured to transmit a first even number scan signal to the second pixel during a second data writing period, and a second scan line configured to transmit a second scan signal to the first and second pixels during an initialization period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Soowan Yoon, Taejin Kim, Myungho Lee, Heesoon Jeong
  • Patent number: 10074331
    Abstract: A display device includes an image display area that includes pixels sectioned by scanning signal lines and video signal lines, first scanning connection lines connected to scanning signal lines, first thin film transistors, first selection signal lines, second thin film transistors, second selection signal lines, and a scanning signal drive circuit connected to the first scanning connection lines, the first selection signal lines, and the second selection signal lines, wherein the scanning signal drive circuit sequentially supplies a pulse signal to the first scanning connection lines in a selection period in which a gate-on voltage is applied to the one of the first selection signal lines, and the scanning signal drive circuit applies a gate-off voltage to the one of the second selection signal lines corresponding to the one of the first selection signal lines to which the gate-on voltage is applied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: PANASONIC LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Genshiro Kawachi, Kazuo Kita, Yoshihisa Ooishi, Hideyuki Nakanishi, Toshikazu Koudo
  • Patent number: 10043431
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display unit that includes a plurality of pixels and a plurality of scanning signal lines delivering scanning pulses to the plurality of pixels; and a scanning unit that includes a first switch provided in association with each of the plurality of scanning signal lines and selectively extracting the scanning pulse from one of a plurality of scanning pulse signals including the plurality of scanning pulses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Seiichiro Jinta, Akira Yumoto, Takahiro Seki
  • Patent number: 10043463
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a display panel comprising a plurality of data lines, a plurality of gate lines crossing the plurality of data lines and a plurality of pixels connected to the plurality of data lines and the plurality of gate lines, each of the plurality of pixels comprising a plurality of color sub-pixels, and a data driver configured to output data voltages of a positive polarity and a negative polarity opposite to the positive polarity with respect to the reference voltage to the plurality of data lines, wherein a polarity stuck period of at least one color sub-pixel of the plurality of color sub-pixels is different from a polarity stuck period of other color sub-pixel of the plurality of color sub-pixels, and the polarity stuck period is a pixel distance in which a same polarity moves per a frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun Sik Hwang, Yoongu Kim, Bongim Park, Byungkook Sim, Ik Hyun Ahn
  • Patent number: 10026356
    Abstract: An organic light emitting display and a driving method of the organic light emitting display capable of reducing or minimizing power consumption. The driving method includes setting a number of selection times constituting one frame, and setting a number of unit times constituting the one frame. Each of the unit times includes j (j is a natural number of 2 or more) of the selection times. Scan signals are non-sequentially supplied to scan lines during each of the unit times. The one frame includes a number of subframes. Data signals for ones of the subframes having a same length are supplied corresponding to i (i is a natural number of 2 or more) consecutive ones of the scan signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Do-Ik Kim
  • Patent number: 10013087
    Abstract: It is an object to provide a semiconductor display device having a touch panel, which can reduce power consumption. The semiconductor display device includes a panel which is provided with a pixel portion and a driver circuit which controls an input of the image signal to the pixel portion, and a touch panel provided in a position overlapping with the panel in the pixel portion. The pixel portion includes a display element configured to perform display in accordance with voltage of the image signal to be input, and a transistor configured to control retention of the voltage. The transistor includes an oxide semiconductor in a channel formation region. The driving frequency of the driver circuit, that is, the number of writing operations of the image signal for a certain period is changed in accordance with an operation signal from a touch panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Jun Koyama
  • Patent number: 10001654
    Abstract: A display system is provided that combines the use of a display element with a beamsplitter and at least one retroreflector to provide an image (2D or 3D depending upon the output image from the display element) that appears to be floating in space some distance from the beamsplitter. For example, light that is bounced off/reflected and/or that is transmitted through the beamsplitter may be reflected from the reflective surface of the retroreflector toward the beamsplitter. The beamsplitter directs this light, through reflection or transmission, into a viewing space such that the 2D or 3D image can be viewed by a viewer as it appears to float a distance from the nearest surface of the beamsplitter and, typically, some distance above the ground/floor upon which viewers are walking. The floating image may be relatively bright so that it is viewable in low and brighter light conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Disney Enterprises, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel M. Joseph, Lanny S. Smoot, Quinn Y. Smithwick, Michael J. Ilardi
  • Patent number: 9952717
    Abstract: A touch sensing display device that compensates for common voltage differences. The display device includes a first touch channel, a second touch channel, and an integrated circuit. The integrated circuit includes a first input terminal to receive a common voltage and a second input terminal to receive a supply voltage, a first touch pad coupled to the first touch channel of the display device, and a second touch pad coupled to the second touch channel of the display device. The integrated circuit also includes a first touch driving circuit coupled to the first touch pad to generate a compensated common voltage based on the supply voltage and to output the compensated common voltage onto the first touch pad. The integrated circuit also includes a second touch driving circuit coupled to the second touch pad, the second touch driving circuit to output the common voltage onto the second touch pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Seungpyo Seo
  • Patent number: 9940882
    Abstract: In the technical field of display, a source driver circuit and a display device according to the present disclosure, which can effectively reduce the heat generating efficiency of a gamma driver circuit cooperating with the source driver circuit, lower the temperature of the gamma driver circuit, and facilitate the integration of the gamma driver circuit with other driver circuits, are provided. The source driver circuit is in connection with several pixel gray scale reference voltages from the gamma driver circuit, and comprises several operational amplifiers, the number of which equals to that of the pixel gray scale reference voltages outputted from the gamma driver circuit, and the operational amplifiers each are connected with a corresponding pixel gray scale reference voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jiang Zhu, Yu Yeh Chen, Dongsheng Guo
  • Patent number: 9921447
    Abstract: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display having excellent visibility. A thin film transistor array panel is provided, which includes: gate lines formed on an insulating substrate; data lines insulated from the gate lines and intersecting the gate lines; first pixel electrodes disposed on pixel areas defined by intersections of the gate lines and the data lines; first thin film transistors, each having three terminals connected to one of the gate lines, one of the data lines, and one of the first pixel electrodes; second pixel electrodes disposed on the pixel areas and capacitively coupled to the first pixel electrodes; and second thin film transistors, each having three terminals connected to a previous gate line, a storage electrode line or one of the data lines, and one of the second pixel electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung-Kyu Hong, Young-Chol Yang, Jong-Lae Kim, Hee-Seob Kim
  • Patent number: 9916801
    Abstract: A pixel structure, array substrate, display panel, display device, and driving method of the display device are provided. The pixel structure includes a plurality of data lines and a plurality of scan lines; a plurality of pixel units formed by intersecting the data lines with the scan lines. Each of the pixel units corresponds to one of the data lines and one of the scan lines; and the pixel unit includes a pixel electrode and a thin film transistor therein. In one of two adjacent columns of pixel units, a pixel electrode of each pixel unit is electrically connected with a thin film transistor of the pixel unit; and in the other one of the two adjacent columns of pixel units, a pixel electrode of each pixel unit in a row is electrically connected with a thin film transistor of a pixel unit in an adjacent row.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignees: SHANGHAI AVIC OPTO ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yao Lin, Zhaokeng Cao, Dandan Qin, Shoufu Jian, Tinghai Wang, Yinghua Mo
  • Patent number: 9916055
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a technology related to a multi-chip touch system. In the multi-chip system, in a case in which two touch ICs share one receiving electrode and an even number of receiving electrodes are connected to one touch IC, when another touch IC senses the shared receiving electrode, the one touch IC does not connect another receiving electrode, which that is disposed at the outermost portion, as well as the shared receiving electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Silicon Works Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yong Sung Ahn, Jung Min Choi
  • Patent number: 9913008
    Abstract: A wavelength selective switch (WSS) may include a first port array including input ports, each to launch a respective beam of light, and a dispersive element to separate, in a lateral direction, a beam of light, launched by one of the input ports, into dispersed wavelength channel sub-beams. The WSS may include a switching array to direct the dispersed wavelength channel sub-beams, at respective angles in a vertical direction. The dispersive element may converge groups of dispersed wavelength channel sub-beams in the lateral direction to form wavelength channel sub-beams. The WSS may include a splitting element to split, in the lateral direction, a wavelength channel sub-beam, of the wavelength channel sub-beams, into split wavelength channel sub-beams. The WSS may include switching elements to direct the split wavelength channel sub-beams at respective angles in the vertical direction, and output ports associated with the switching elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Lumentum Operations LLC
    Inventors: Barrie P. Keyworth, Paul Colbourne
  • Patent number: 9910549
    Abstract: Discussed are a display device with an integrated touch screen and a method of operating the same. The display device according to an embodiment includes a display panel including a plurality of pixel electrodes; a touch screen including m number of electrodes which are formed to overlap with the plurality of pixel electrodes, wherein m is a multiple of n, and n is an integer equal to or greater than two, and wherein the m electrodes are divided into n number of electrode groups; a touch driver configured to generate a touch scan signal and to supply the generated touch scan signal to a display driver; and the display driver configured to apply a common voltage or the touch scan signal to one or more of the m electrodes depending on a driving mode of the display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: JungHan Lee, HongChul Kim, SungChul Kim, JeongSeop Lee, SeungEun Pyo
  • Patent number: 9905178
    Abstract: A row common electrode drive circuit and a column common electrode drive circuit control an effective value of a voltage to be applied to common electrodes along rows in which pixels are arrayed and an effective value of a voltage to be applied to the common electrodes along columns in which the pixels are arrayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Kenji Harada
  • Patent number: 9905152
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display is disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes subpixels of first to fourth colors arranged on each row, a first data line connected to the first color subpixel and the second color subpixel on each row, a second data line connected to the third color subpixel and the fourth color subpixel on each row, a first gate line connected on each row to subpixels of two colors selected among the first to fourth colors, a second gate line connected on each row to subpixels of two remaining colors among the first to fourth colors, a data driver configured to supply a data voltage to the first and second data lines in a time-division manner, and a gate driver configured to supply a gate pulse to the first and second gate lines in synchronization with an output timing of the data voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wookyu Sang
  • Patent number: 9892710
    Abstract: A novel human interface excellent in operability is provided. Furthermore, a novel data processor excellent in operability is provided. Furthermore, a novel data processor, a novel display device, or the like is provided. An input/output device that receives image data and supplies positional data, and an arithmetic device that supplies the image data and receives the positional data are included. The input/output device includes a first region, a second region, and a bend portion between the first region and the second region. Each of the first region and the second region includes a display portion and a positional data input portion that overlaps the display portion. The arithmetic device includes an arithmetic unit and a storage unit that stores a program to be executed by the arithmetic unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Yoshiharu Hirakata
  • Patent number: 9892674
    Abstract: A method of computing an overdriving target based on brightness switching on a subpixel signal includes: trying an overdriving target for obtaining a curve of R/G/B luminance and time response of the overdriving target, and determining if brightness of the curve of the R/G/B luminance and the time response of the overdriving target and the target brightness are matched. The rule for matching includes: when the subpixel is switched from low grayscale to high grayscale, the maximal brightness of the curve of the R/G/B luminance and the time response of the driving target being not more than 110% of the target brightness; otherwise, the minimal brightness of the curve of the R/G/B luminance and the time response is not less than 90% of the target brightness. By using the matching rule, swift switching of H/L switching between upper-intermediate grayscale and low grayscale is realized, and wide viewing angle and transmittance remain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Lixuan Chen
  • Patent number: 9880437
    Abstract: A transistor includes a gate electrode over a substrate, an oxide semiconductor film overlapping with the gate electrode, a gate insulating film in contact with one surface of the oxide semiconductor film, and a pair of conductive films in contact with the oxide semiconductor film. A capacitor includes a metal oxide film over the gate insulating film and in contact with one of the pair of conductive films, an inorganic insulating film, and a first light-transmitting conductive film over the inorganic insulating film. A first gate line serving also as a gate electrode is connected so as to be able to select three sub-pixels of four sub-pixels, and a second gate line is connected so as to be able to select the remaining one of the four sub-pixels and also one sub-pixel in the next row.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koji Kusunoki, Hiroyuki Miyake
  • Patent number: 9881541
    Abstract: Disclosed subject matter provides apparatus, systems and methods for providing video on a video display with refreshing of a plurality of partial display pixel subgroups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Inventor: Douglas Pollok
  • Patent number: 9870759
    Abstract: A multilayer display apparatus for outputting a single integrated image includes a plurality of layer displays to represent an image, and an image control unit to control a single integrated image to be output through overlapping images represented by the plurality of layer displays.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byung Tae Oh, Hong Pyo Kim, Ho Young Lee, Seung Hoon Han
  • Patent number: 9869916
    Abstract: A display device includes a first gate signal line and a second gate signal line, and a first drain signal line, a second drain signal line, and a third drain signal line. A first pixel and a second pixel are surrounded by the first gate signal line, the second gate signal line, the first drain signal line, and the second drain signal line, and a third pixel and a fourth pixel are surrounded by the first gate signal line, the second gate signal line, the second drain signal line, and the third drain signal line. A first storage line and a second storage line are disposed between the first gate signal line and the second gate signal line, and the first pixel includes a first thin film transistor connected to the first gate signal line, the first drain signal line, and a first pixel electrode of the first pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignees: Japan Display Inc., Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Osamu Nagashima, Takahiro Nagami
  • Patent number: 9865209
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display is provided comprising an LCD panel including data lines formed along a column direction, gate lines formed along a row direction perpendicular to the column direction, and a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix pattern at intersections of the data lines and the gate lines, a data driver that supplies data voltages to the data lines, and a gate driver that sequentially supplies gate pulses to the gate lines. Subpixels of each of the pixels share one data line through which a data voltage is sequentially charged to the subpixels in a time-division manner. A column-directional length of each of the subpixels is longer than a row-directional length of each of the subpixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daeseok Oh, Saichang Yun, Minhwa Kim, Byeongseong So, Seunghwan Shin, Youngsung Cho
  • Patent number: 9865190
    Abstract: Provided herein is a display panel where a plurality of data lines intersect a plurality of gate lines, thereby each forming a unit pixel area; a first data driving unit connected to one side of the plurality of data lines; a second data driving unit connected to another side of the plurality of data lines; a first gate driving unit connected to one side of the plurality of gate lines; and a second gate driving unit connected to another side of the plurality of gate lines, wherein the display panel is driven by one of a first driving channel that includes the first data driving unit and first gate driving unit, and a second driving channel that includes the second data driving unit and second gate driving unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: HYDIS TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jung Tae Lee
  • Patent number: 9830870
    Abstract: A driving method for a liquid crystal display panel is provided, and includes grouping all the scan lines into a plurality of scan line groups, calculating driving voltage differences of the pixel units corresponding to the scan lines of each of the scan line groups in different scanning sequences, determining the scanning sequence of each of the scan line groups based upon the driving voltage differences and a preset voltage difference, and performing a scan driving on the scan lines of the corresponding scan line group by using the determined scanning sequence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Yuyeh Chen, Wenqin Zhao
  • Patent number: 9830872
    Abstract: A display driver integrated circuit (IC) includes a first driver IC to receive a first image data signal from a host and to process the first data signal; and a second driver IC to receive a second image data signal from the host and to process the second data signal. The first driver IC is to transmit a first part of the first image data signal to the second driver IC. The second driver IC is to transmit a second part of the second image data signal to the first driver IC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yang-Hyo Kim
  • Patent number: 9805653
    Abstract: A method and system for driving a light emitting device display is provided. The system provides a timing schedule which increases accuracy in the display. The system may provide the timing schedule by which an operation cycle is implemented consecutively in a group of rows. The system may provide the timing schedule by which an aging factor is used for a plurality of frames.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: Ignis Innovation Inc.
    Inventors: Arokia Nathan, Gholamreza Chaji
  • Patent number: 9786226
    Abstract: A display panel module, organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display and method of driving the same are disclosed. In one aspect, the module includes a display panel divided into a first portion and a second portion and a plurality of scan and data lines divided into groups arranged in the first and second potions. The module further includes a first scan driver configured to sequentially apply scan signals to each of the first and second scan line groups. The first scan driver is further configured to substantially simultaneously apply the scan signals to corresponding scan lines of the first and second scan line groups. The module also includes a first data driver configured to output first data voltages to the first data line group and a second data driver configured to output second data voltages to the second data line group with the same timing as the first data driver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Hoon Lee, Do-Hyung Ryu, Jae-Woo Song, Hae-Goo Jung
  • Patent number: 9740065
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a semi-transmissive liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, a plurality of reflective electrodes, a counter electrode facing the reflective electrode, and a liquid crystal layer. The reflective electrodes are provided for each of the pixels, and each of them includes a plurality of electrodes, with a combination of the areas of which area coverage modulation is performed by using n bits. The electrodes are configured such that a ratio of the sum of the perimeter(s) of electrode(s) corresponding to each bit of the n bits satisfies 1:2: . . . :2n?1. The liquid crystal layer is provided between the reflective electrode and the counter electrode. The semi-transmissive liquid crystal display device is configured to carry out reflective display using the reflective electrode and carry out transmissive display using at least a space of the reflective electrode between the pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Masaya Tamaki, Kazuyuki Maeda
  • Patent number: 9727188
    Abstract: A touch display panel, including a touch display unit and drive circuit units disposed at the periphery of the touch display unit. The touch display unit includes touch drive electrodes, the drive circuit unit includes a first drive circuit unit and a second drive circuit unit which are electrically connected with two ends of each of the touch drive electrodes, respectively, and the first drive circuit unit is electrically connected with the second drive circuit unit through a first connecting line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignees: SHANGHAI TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yingteng Zhai, Yong Wu
  • Patent number: 9711076
    Abstract: A display device can include a display panel having first and second panel blocks, a switching element that selectively connects a first data line formed in the first panel block and a second data line formed in the second panel block, a gate driver that feeds a gate pulse to gate lines formed in the first and second panel blocks, a first data driver that feeds a data voltage to the first data line, a second data driver that feeds a data voltage to the second data line, and a dimming-proof part that controls the operation timing of the switching element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Juyoung Lee
  • Patent number: 9704424
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a field of display technology and discloses an array substrate and a display device, which improves quality of a displaying picture of a display device. The array substrate includes a plurality of pixel units arranged in an array, sub-pixels of each pixel unit are arranged in an ACBC-type array or a Delta-type array. The array substrate further includes a set of data lines configured to output data signals to the sub-pixels of the plurality of pixel units, the set of data lines each drives the sub-pixels of the same color. Compared with the prior art, the technical solution of the present disclosure avoids displaying errors caused by different corresponding relationship curves between the data output signals and the pixel grey levels for different colors, thereby improving quality of a displaying picture of a display device including the array substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tuo Sun
  • Patent number: 9704426
    Abstract: A display device includes a first processing circuit mounted on a substrate separate from a translucent substrate constituting a display panel, and a second processing circuit mounted on the translucent substrate. The first and the second processing circuits receive the same image data. The first processing circuit includes a determination unit that uses color values of a plurality of pixels constituting an image based on the image data to determine an expansion coefficient value serving as a value for improving luminance of the image, and outputs the expansion coefficient value to the second processing circuit. The second processing circuit includes an expansion processing unit that uses the expansion coefficient value to provide expansion processing for improving the luminance of the image for the image based on the image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Harada, Naoyuki Takasaki, Toshiyuki Nagatsuma, Hirokazu Tatsuno
  • Patent number: 9699341
    Abstract: An image reading apparatus includes a reading unit that reads an original document that is located at plural locations different in a direction of a depth of field of a photodetector of a sensor module, and a fixing unit that fixes the sensor module in position such that a focal point of the photodetector is located within a difference between a minimum distance and a maximum distance from a light incident surface of the photodetector to the original document.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenji Yamada, Kosuke Shimizu
  • Patent number: 9664507
    Abstract: A depth value is measured. An image is captured of an object illuminated by one or more light patterns effected by multiple pixel-layers. Each pixel-layer includes an array of pixels. A direction of incoming illumination is determined for a specular reflection at a point on the surface of the object. The depth value of the point on the surface of the object is determined based on the captured image and the direction of incoming illumination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Siu-Kei Tin, Mahdi Nezamabadi
  • Patent number: 9658816
    Abstract: A system for managing color consistency in a display including a plurality of panels configured to display a source image includes: a processor; and a memory, and the memory stores instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to: select a first panel among the plurality of panels as a master panel; capture a first image of the first panel and a second image of a second panel among the plurality of panels; identify a first comparative area within the first image and a second comparative area within the second image; compare the first and second comparative areas to perform a comparison; adjust data of the source image based on the comparison, and the data is adjusted by remapping colors of the source image; and transmit the adjusted data to the second panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yujing Qian, Ning Lu
  • Patent number: 9660145
    Abstract: A light emitting device is provided that may include a substrate, a light emitting structure including a first conductive semiconductor layer, an active layer, and a second conductive semiconductor layer provided on the substrate, a first electrode on the first conductive semiconductor layer, and a schottky guide ring configured to surround the first electrode and directly connect with the first conductive semiconductor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Dal Jung, Jong Sub Lee, Hyun Don Song
  • Patent number: 9653010
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus, which generates low gradation luminance correction values with respect to an overlap region and a non-overlap region of a plurality of images constituting a multi-screen display, generates the low gradation luminance correction values so as to make the values gradually change from the overlap region throughout the non-overlap region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Akihiro Ouchi