Having Common Base Or Substrate Patents (Class 345/206)
  • Patent number: 10381581
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a support substrate, a flexible substrate, and a display unit. The flexible substrate overlaps the support substrate and includes a first portion, a second portion, and a flexible part between the first portion and the second portion. The flexible part includes an uneven surface. The uneven surface includes protrusions, recesses, and/or openings of through holes. The display unit overlaps the first portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Changyong Jeong, Soomin An, Beunghwa Jeong, Mugyeom Kim, Sunghoon Kim
  • Patent number: 10347702
    Abstract: Provided are a flexible thin film transistor substrate and a flexible organic light emitting display device. The flexible thin film transistor substrate includes: a flexible substrate including at least one thin film transistor (TFT) area and having flexibility, an active layer disposed in the TFT area on the flexible substrate, a gate insulation layer disposed on the active layer, a gate electrode overlapping with the active layer on the gate insulation layer, an insulating interlayer disposed on the gate electrode, and a source electrode and a drain electrode disposed on the insulating interlayer and connected with the active layer, respectively. The gate insulation layer or the insulating interlayer includes at least one hole pattern configured to reduce bending stress.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sangcheon Youn, NackBong Choi, YoonDong Cho
  • Patent number: 10317749
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display panel includes first and second substrates facing each other, a liquid crystal layer between the first and second substrates, at least one pixel electrode including at least one slit and between the first substrate and the liquid crystal layer, and at least one first stripe electrode and at least one second stripe electrode between the second substrate and the liquid crystal layer. The pixel electrode and the slit extend in a first direction. The first stripe electrodes and the second stripe electrodes extend respectively in a second direction not parallel to the first direction. In a vertical projection direction from the second substrate toward the first substrate, at least a portion of the at least one pixel electrode is disposed between at least one first stripe electrode and at least one second stripe electrode, and the first and second stripe electrodes are separated from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: AU OPTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chia-Chu Lin, Shu-Hao Huang, Sung-Yu Su, Hsiao-Wei Cheng
  • Patent number: 10317761
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device according to an aspect of the invention includes a display region having a plurality of sub pixels. The sub pixels each include a pixel electrode and a thin film transistor electrically coupled to the pixel electrode. A transient leak current of each thin film transistor included in the sub pixels at both ends of the display region among the sub pixels provided on a line passing through the center of the display region in plan view is smaller than a transient leak current of each thin film transistor included in the sub pixels in a central portion including the center.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yukio Tanaka, Daiichi Suzuki, Takashi Nakamura, Masahiro Tada, Youichi Asakawa
  • Patent number: 10297213
    Abstract: An array substrate with a data line sharing structure is described. The array substrate comprises a source driver; a plurality of scan lines for receiving a scan signal wherein the scan lines comprise a plurality of odd scan lines and even scan lines; and a plurality of data lines for correspondingly receiving a data signal of the source driver wherein the data lines comprise a plurality of odd data lines and even data lines which are sequentially arranged; wherein the scan lines and the data lines are insulatedly interlaced in an array, each pixel region comprises a data line and at least two scan lines, each pixel region is composed of a plurality of sub-pixels with different color types correspondingly, and the drive polarities of the sub-pixels with the same color types in different pixel regions comprises a positive polarity and a negative polarity based on the data signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Peng Du
  • Patent number: 10290659
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method for manufacturing a display panel, a display panel and a display device. There is provided a method for manufacturing a display panel, comprising: forming a first metal layer on a substrate; forming a second metal layer on the first metal layer; oxidizing a portion of the second metal layer to form an oxide extending to a surface of the first metal layer; removing the oxide to expose the surface of the first metal layer; and forming a conductive layer on the exposed surface of the first metal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignees: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., Ordos Yuansheng Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Haifeng Xu, Dawei Shi, Wentao Wang, Lu Yang, Zifeng Wang, Xiaowen Si
  • Patent number: 10283025
    Abstract: A display panel inspecting apparatus and a display device including the same are disclosed. In one aspect, display panel inspecting apparatus includes a first inspecting circuit configured to alternately apply a first-color data signal and a second-color data signal to a first data line electrically connected to a first first-color subpixel and a first second-color subpixel. The apparatus also includes a second inspecting circuit configured to apply a first third-color data signal to a second data line electrically connected to a first third-color subpixel and a second third-color subpixel. The apparatus further includes a third inspecting circuit configured to alternately apply the second-color data signal and the first-color data signal to a third data line electrically connected to a second second-color subpixel and a second first-color subpixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young-Taeg Jung, Chae-Han Hyun, Jung-Hun Yi
  • Patent number: 10262591
    Abstract: A circuit for driving an AMOLED pixel is disclosed. The circuit includes: a first transistor, a second transistor, and a grayscale storage capacitor, wherein a connecting path is arranged between an input end of a data line and an input end of a scanning line, by which an afterimage is eliminated when an AMOLED display device is turned off in a predetermined turned-off sequence of external control signals and voltages on each portion of the circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Limin Wang, Tai Jiun Hwang
  • Patent number: 10254603
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a display panel including a lower base substrate and a connecting portion disposed on the lower base substrate, a flexible circuit board attached on a side surface of the display panel, and including a base film and a conductive pattern disposed on the base film, a conductive paste part disposed between the side surface of the display panel and the flexible circuit board, a first anisotropic conductive film (ACF) film disposed between the side surface of the display panel and the conductive paste part, and a second ACF film disposed between the conductive paste part and the flexible circuit board. The connecting portion is exposed at the side surface of the display panel, and the first ACF film directly makes contact with the connecting portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Minseok Kim, Jonghwan Kim, Youngmin Cho
  • Patent number: 10254602
    Abstract: In some embodiments, an array substrate motherboard and a fabricating method thereof are provided. The method includes: providing a substrate including multiple gate lines, gate driving leads, data lines, and data driving leads, each gate line corresponds to one gate driving lead, each data line corresponds to one data driving lead; forming multiple gate line testing leads, each gate line testing lead is connected with a gate driving lead; forming multiple data line testing leads, each data line testing lead is connected with a subset of the multiple data driving leads; forming multiple gate line testing pads, each gate line testing pad is connected with a gate line testing lead; forming multiple data line testing pads, each data line testing pad is connected with two data line testing leads; and using the gate line testing pads and gate line testing pads to test the gate lines and data lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD, BEIJING BOE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jinhu Cao, Minghui Ma, Jiaxin Yu, Fengwu Yu, Bin Cao, Namin Kwon, Wei Li, Zhi Li, Xinlei Cao, Enke Guo
  • Patent number: 10235913
    Abstract: A testing circuit includes at least one sub-circuit. The sub-circuit includes a first input end, at least one second input end, at least one third input end, and at least one driving output end. The first switch unit includes controllable switches. The second switch unit includes sub-units and first inverters. The sub-unit includes transmission gates. The control end of the controllable switch connects to the second input end, the first end connects to the first input end, and the second end connects to the input end of the transmission gate. The first control end of the transmission gate connects to the third input end and the input end of the first inverter, the second control end connects to the output end of the first inverter, the output end connects to the driving output end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Mang Zhao, Liang Ma
  • Patent number: 10234983
    Abstract: A novel input/output panel that is highly convenient or reliable is provided. In addition, a novel input/output device that is highly convenient or reliable is provided. The input/output panel includes a display element, a first conductive film, and a second conductive film. The first conductive film is electrically connected to a plurality of pixel circuits, and the second conductive film is provided so that an electric field which is partly interrupted by an object approaching on the display side of the display element is formed between the first conductive film and the second conductive film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hiroyuki Miyake
  • Patent number: 10177172
    Abstract: An array substrate, and a display panel and display device including the same are disclosed. An embodiment of the array substrate comprises a display region and a non-display region. The non-display region comprises: abase substrate; and a first metal layer, a second metal layer, and a third metal layer arranged in a direction perpendicular to the base substrate. A transistor and a metal line are arranged in the non-display region. A gate electrode of the transistor is located in the first metal layer. A source electrode and a drain electrode of the transistor are located in the second metal layer. The metal line is located in the third metal layer. The orthographic projection of the transistor onto the base substrate overlaps, at least partially, with the orthographic projection of the metal line onto the base substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignees: Xiamen Tianma Micro-Electronics Co., Ltd., Tianma Micro-Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xiaoxiao Wu, Bingping Liu, Xiufeng Zhou, Xiai Xu, Shoujin Cai, Junyi Li, Guozhao Chen, Poping Shen
  • Patent number: 10143095
    Abstract: A rollable display device includes a display module, a window member, a housing in which the display module and the window member are configured to be rolled up and stored, the housing having a slot through which the display module and the window member are configured to move in and out, a first rotary member disposed inside the housing configured to roll up the display module, and a second rotary member disposed inside the housing, spaced from the first rotary member, and configured to roll up the window member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sunho Kim, Taewoong Kim, Boik Park
  • Patent number: 10109249
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes substrates with pixels, a pixel electrode in each of the pixels, a display select circuit connected to the electrode, which supplies display and non-display voltages, a power line to which first and second voltages are supplied, a memory device connected to the power line and the display select circuit, a voltage select circuit which selects a voltage to be supplied to the power line from the first and second voltages, and a clock circuit which generates a clock signal. The memory device controls the display select circuit using the first and second voltages, and the first voltage select circuit selects the first or second voltages in synchronism with the clock signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Takehiro Shima
  • Patent number: 10109698
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting display device includes: a substrate; a pixel disposed on the substrate and including a first region that displays an image and a second region that transmits external light; a pixel circuit portion disposed in the first region and including at least one thin film transistor and at least one capacitor; a first electrode disposed in the first region and electrically connected with the pixel circuit portion; a pixel-defining layer including a first opening that exposes a portion of the first electrode and a second opening that corresponds to the second region; a second electrode facing the first electrode; an organic emission layer disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode; and a transparent wiring electrically connected with the pixel circuit portion and overlapping the second opening in a plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kinyeng Kang, Sunkwang Kim, Heejun Yoo, Jonghyun Choi
  • Patent number: 10095273
    Abstract: A rollable display device includes a rollable structure including a plurality of unit structures, the rollable structure being rollable and unrollable based on the unit structures, and a display panel structure attached to the rollable structure, wherein respective widths of the unit structures increase in a direction from a first side of the rollable structure to a second side of the rollable structure, the first side of the rollable structure being opposite to the second side of the rollable structure, and wherein each of the unit structures includes a metal plate, the metal plate being bent by a bending limit angle in a direction in which the rollable structure is rolled, and a magnetic object on a side region of the metal plate, the magnetic object being magnetically coupled to an adjacent metal plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin-Hwan Choi, Hyun-Woo Koo, Jeong-Ho Kim, Tae-Woong Kim, Bo-Ik Park, Tae-An Seo, Jung-Hun Lee, Hayk Khachatryan
  • Patent number: 10080302
    Abstract: A novel foldable and highly portable display device is provided. Further, a novel display device capable of displaying information or the like on a seamless large screen is provided. The display device includes a flexible display panel, a first housing provided with a storage portion that includes a space in which pulled one end of the display panel is stored, a folding mechanism connected to the first housing, and a second housing connected to the folding mechanism. The other end of the display panel is connected to the second housing so that the display panel can be drawn in accordance with an opening operation of the folding mechanism and stored in accordance with a closing operation of the folding mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akihiro Chida, Hisao Ikeda, Yoshiharu Hirakata
  • Patent number: 10025970
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sensor includes a first control line, a first signal line, a first detection switch, a common electrode, a first detection electrode, a first circuit and a second circuit. The common electrode is located above the first control line, the first signal line and the first detection switch, opposed to the first control line, the first signal line and the first detection switch. The first detection electrode is located above the common electrode. The first circuit and the second circuit are located under the common electrode, and are opposed to the common electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Gen Koide, Hayato Kurasawa, Toshio Soya, Fumitaka Gotoh
  • Patent number: 10013089
    Abstract: A semiconductor device having a novel data input and output panel with high definition is provided. A method for driving the semiconductor device having the novel data input and output panel with high definition is provided. The data input and output panel includes, over a substrate, proximity sensors, signal lines electrically connected to the proximity sensors, and pixels electrically connected to the signal lines. The signal lines can supply image signals to the pixels, can supply control signals to the proximity sensors, and can be supplied with sensing signals from the proximity sensors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yasuhiko Takemura
  • Patent number: 9984627
    Abstract: A display panel includes a plurality of pixels, and a plurality of signal lines and a plurality of power lines. The plurality of pixels are disposed in matrix. The plurality of signal lines and the plurality of power lines both extend in a column direction. The plurality of power lines include a plurality of first power lines assigned to respective odd-numbered pixel rows and a plurality of second power lines assigned to respective even-numbered pixel rows. The first power lines are electrically coupled to one another. The second power lines are electrically coupled to one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: JOLED Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Fujimura, Tetsuro Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 9984623
    Abstract: An organic light emitting display device includes a display panel including and a plurality of pixels, a gate driver configured to a normal gate signal and an alternative gate signal to the pixels, a data driver configured to provide a data signal to the pixels, an emission control driver configured to an emission control signal to the pixels, and a controller configured to control the gate driver, the data driver, and the emission control driver. Each of the pixels is driven by the normal gate signal in a first driving mode and is driven by the alternative gate signal in a second driving mode. A threshold voltage of a first transistor is compensated in the first driving mode and the threshold voltage of the first transistor is not compensated in the second driving mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tae-Hyeong An, Ja-Kyoung Jin
  • Patent number: 9984635
    Abstract: Provided is a display device including a display panel having a display area including a plurality of pixel columns, the display device including: a first pixel column including i pixels (i is a natural number) from among the plurality of pixel columns; a second pixel column including j pixels (j is a different natural number than i) from among the plurality of pixel columns; a first data line connected to the i pixels in the first pixel column, and to k pixels (k is a smaller natural number than j) from among the j pixels in the second pixel column; a second data line connected to j minus k (j-k) pixels from among the j pixels in the second pixel column; and gate lines connected to pixels in the first pixel column and the second pixel column.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Dong Eup Lee
  • Patent number: 9971218
    Abstract: A display device, a display panel, an array substrate and a driving method thereof are provided. The array substrate includes a plurality of pixel units arranged in an array, m number of gate electrode lines extending along a first direction, a plurality of data lines and m number of lead wires extending along a second direction. The plurality of pixel units are arranged in pixel columns along the second direction and m number of pixel rows along the first direction. Each pixel column is disposed between two adjacent data lines. Pixel units in an ith pixel row are connected to an ith gate electrode line, and the ith gate electrode line is connected to an ith lead wire, where i is a positive integer and 1?i?m. The pixel units in the ith pixel row are connected to different data lines far away from the ith lead wire, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignees: XIAMEN TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zongjun Zou, Yanfang Tang, Ying Sun, Yumin Xu
  • Patent number: 9953599
    Abstract: A display device and a driving board are provided. The display device includes a buffer configured to generate a applied voltage corresponding to a driving control signal; a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel configured to change a liquid crystal transmittance thereof in accordance with the applied voltage; a switcher configured to selectively provide an intermediate voltage of a predetermined level, which makes the LCD panel transmit no light, to the LCD panel; and a driving controller configured to control the switcher to block power from being supplied to the buffer and to provide the intermediate voltage to the LCD panel in response to a predetermined event occurring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tae-hoon Kim, Tae-hyeun Ha, Jea-hee Han
  • Patent number: 9940878
    Abstract: The present invention provides an AMOLED real-time compensation system, comprising a source drive and real-time detection compensation integration module (2), in which a first operational amplifier and a second operational amplifier are provided. The positive, negative input ends of the first operational amplifier (Y1) respectively receive the drive thin film transistor source target voltage and the drive thin film transistor source actual voltage, and the output end outputs the difference value (?V) of the drive thin film transistor source target voltage and the actual voltage to implement real-time detection to a threshold voltage deviation of the drive thin film transistor (T2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Pengfei Liang
  • Patent number: 9891735
    Abstract: A display device includes: a substrate; a pixel driving circuit disposed in a first region on the substrate; an encapsulation layer disposed on the pixel driving circuit; a touch sensing layer formed on the encapsulation layer and including a touch sensing sensor; and a touch-driving layer including a touch driving circuit disposed in a second region on the substrate, integrally formed with the pixel driving circuit, and electrically connected to the touch sensing sensor to apply a signal thereto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Joo-Han Bae, Jin Hwan Kim, Yun Ha Kim, Se Jeong Won
  • Patent number: 9881979
    Abstract: How a flat panel display is bent by external forces is controlled. A display panel 40 has display elements, formed corresponding to the arrangement of pixels, on a first principal surface of a flexible display panel substrate 46. The display panel substrate 46 has a linear groove 48 on at least part of a second principal surface of the display panel substrate 46. A resin is stacked on a support substrate having a linear ridge on at least part of the surface of the support substrate. The surface shape of the support substrate is transferred to the resin so that the groove 48 is molded. Thus, the display panel substrate 46 made of the resin is formed on the support substrate. After the display elements are formed on the display panel substrate 46, the support substrate is removed from the display panel substrate 46.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Toshihiro Sato, Tohru Sasaki
  • Patent number: 9854689
    Abstract: A display device according to an aspect of the present invention includes: a display body including a curved part; a case including a bottom plate part through which a through hole is provided at a position opposed to the curved part; and a printed circuit board that is fixed to a surface of the bottom plate opposite to the display body side with the electronic component is mounted on a surface opposed to the bottom plate and with the electronic component arranged inside the through hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Shimon Itakura, Yasuhiro Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 9854693
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a display module for displaying an image, a variable member for varying a shape of the display module, and a rear cover disposed at a rear surface of the display module and varying with the varying shape of the display module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Minji Seo, Choongsuk Park, Hyeoncheol Song, Junki Kim, Soohong An, Ahreum Lee, Gwangwon Lee, Jinsu Kim, Jihoon Yoon
  • Patent number: 9847380
    Abstract: A flexible touch panel is provided. Both reduction in thickness and high sensitivity of a touch panel are achieved. The touch panel includes a first flexible substrate, a first insulating layer over the first substrate, a transistor and a light-emitting element over the first insulating layer, a color filter over the light-emitting element, a pair of sensor electrodes over the color filter, a second insulating layer over the sensor electrodes, a second flexible substrate over the second insulating layer, and a protective layer over the second substrate. A first bonding layer is between the light-emitting element and the color filter. The thickness of the first substrate and the second substrate is each 1 ?m to 200 ?m inclusive. The first bonding layer includes a region with a thickness of 50 nm to 10 ?m inclusive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignee: Simiconductor Enargy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Yoshiharu Hirakata, Hiroyuki Miyake
  • Patent number: 9830875
    Abstract: Provided is a display device. The display apparatus includes a plurality of data lines, a data driver, a plurality of gate lines, gate drivers, wherein the gate drivers includes first gate drivers connected to one end of a first group of the plurality of gate lines and second drivers connected to the other end of a second group of the plurality of gate lines, compensation circuits for compensating a rising time and falling time of gate signals outputted from the gate drivers, wherein the compensation circuits includes first compensation circuits connected to the other end of the first group of the plurality of gate lines and second compensation circuits connected to one end of the second group of the plurality of gate lines; and a plurality of pixels are respectively disposed on areas between the gate drivers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Se Hyoung Cho, Dongwoo Kim, Kyung-Hoon Kim, Ilgon Kim, Meehye Jung
  • Patent number: 9805683
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a Gate-driver-On-Array (GOA) circuit and the driving method thereof and a display device. The GOA circuit comprises a driving module, a low-resolution module and at least two high-resolution modules, the driving module being connected with the low-resolution module and the at least two high-resolution modules respectively; wherein, the driving module is used to output control signal to the low-resolution module and the high-resolution modules; the low-resolution module is used to output a low-resolution signal to at least two rows of pixels under the control of the control signal during low-resolution display; and each high-resolution module is used to output a high-resolution signal to corresponding one row of pixels under the control of the control signal during high-resolution display. The GOA circuit of the present invention may be used to drive multiple rows of pixels and implement the switching between low resolution display and high resolution display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xing Yao, Seungwoo Han, Yuanbo Zhang
  • Patent number: 9805643
    Abstract: An electronic device may include a display. The display may be an organic light-emitting diode display. The organic light-emitting diode display may have a substrate layer, a layer of organic light-emitting diode structures, and a layer of sealant. Vias may be formed in the substrate layer by laser drilling. The vias may be filled with metal using electroplating or other metal deposition techniques. The vias may be connected to contacts on the rear surface of the display. Components such as flexible printed circuits, integrated circuits, connectors, and other circuitry may be mounted to the contacts on the rear surface of the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Derek Wright, Fletcher R. Rothkopf, Scott A. Myers
  • Patent number: 9786732
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting display apparatus includes a substrate including a first region configured to realize an image, and a second region through which an external light penetrates; a first electrode provided in the first region; an auxiliary electrode provided in the second region; a pixel defining layer provided in at least the first region and including a first opening exposing at least a part of the first electrode and a second opening exposing at least a part of the auxiliary electrode; a second electrode provided throughout the first region and the second region, facing the first electrode, and electrically connected to the auxiliary electrode; and an intermediate layer provided in at least the first region, provided above the first electrode and below the second electrode, and including an organic emission layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Joohee Jeon, Chaungi Choi, Hyeonsik Kim, Hyehyang Park, Huiwon Yang, Eunyoung Lee, Seungho Jung
  • Patent number: 9767528
    Abstract: A data transmission system and a visual interface apparatus are disclosed in the invention. The visual interface apparatus works with the operation apparatus and includes a control module and an interface module configured with a display function. The interface module includes a driving unit and a display panel. The control module transmits a display data and a transmission data to the driving unit and, after receiving and processing, the driving unit transmits a screen data and a coupling data to the display panel. When the operation apparatus operates on the visual interface apparatus, at least a part of the coupling data is coupled to the operation apparatus from the display panel. The invention is capable of processing the data for display and the data for transmission and then sending them to the display panel of the visual interface apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: SLIM HMI TECHNOLOGY
    Inventor: Hsiung-Kuang Tsai
  • Patent number: 9743512
    Abstract: The present invention provides a flexible display device. A plurality of limiting structures are arranged at the back side of a display screen in rows with an end surface of a bottom end of each limiting structure fixed on the back side of the display screen. The head end has a protrusion, the protrusion comprising a first abutting surface and a second abutting surface adjoined with each other, an opening of an angle between the two surfaces away from the display screen. The tail end has a groove, the groove comprising a third abutting surface and a fourth abutting surface adjoined with each other, an opening of an angle between the two surfaces away from the display screen and the angle being larger than the angle between the first abutting surface and the second abutting surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shangchieh Chu
  • Patent number: 9711077
    Abstract: An organic light emitting diode display panel is disclosed which is defined into a plurality of pixel regions and includes: first through third pixel drivers arranged in each of the pixel regions and configured to each drive respective organic light emitting diode; and first through third pixel electrodes arranged in each of the pixel regions and connected to the first through third pixel drivers. The first and second pixel drivers within an odd-numbered pixel region share a first power supply line with each other. The third pixel driver within the odd-numbered pixel region shares a second power supply line with the first pixel driver within an even-numbered pixel region adjacent to the odd-numbered pixel region. The second and third pixel electrodes are arranged along a first direction parallel to a major axis of the first pixel electrode and disposed to expend along second directions perpendicular to the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun Soo Lim, Juhn Suk Yoo, Jung Min Lee
  • Patent number: 9698387
    Abstract: Various embodiments may relate to a method for producing an organic optoelectronic component, including forming a first layer on or over a substrate, the substrate including at least one contact pad of the organic optoelectronic component, at least one electrode of the organic optoelectronic component being electrically connected to the at least one contact pad, forming a second layer on or over the first layer, and removing at least the second layer in at least one region of the substrate with the first layer and the contact pad. The adhesion of the substance or of the substance mixture of the first layer on the interface with the substrate is less than the adhesion of the substance or of the substance mixture of the second layer on the interface with the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GmbH
    Inventors: Michael Popp, Simon Schicktanz
  • Patent number: 9690415
    Abstract: Rather than crowding all functionalities into a single monolithically integrated circuit and thus causing concentration of power dissipation, there is provided a touch screen display device in which a multifunctional smart IC is separated from a simplified display driver circuit. The smart IC includes a logic unit for driving a touch screen panel and a logic unit for driving a display panel. The touch screen display device includes not only the touch screen panel, the display panel, the simplified display driver circuit and the smart IC but may further optionally include a controllable power supply that is controlled by the smart IC. The smart IC includes a first logic unit for driving the touch screen panel and a second logic unit for driving the display panel. The display driver circuit is coupled to receive pre-processed display data and a driving synchronization signal from the second logic unit of the smart IC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Joo-Hyung Lee
  • Patent number: 9685105
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes: n primary scan lines extending in a first direction, where n denotes a positive integer; n secondary scan lines extending in a second direction that is different from the first direction, the secondary scan lines respectively connected to one of the primary scan lines; pixels connected to the primary scan lines; and a gate driver configured to transmit scan signals to the primary scan lines via the secondary scan lines, wherein a first primary scan line having a first length is connected to a first secondary scan line having a second length, and a second primary scan line having a third length that is longer than the first length is connected to a second secondary scan line having a fourth length that is shorter than the second length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kwangmin Kim, Wonkyu Kwak
  • Patent number: 9638973
    Abstract: An array substrate, a fault line repair method thereof, and a display device are provided. The array substrate includes: a base substrate; a gate line and a signal line which are arranged on the base substrate, adjacent gate lines and adjacent signal lines crossing with each other to define a pixel region; and a pixel electrode located in the pixel region. The array substrate further includes a common electrode corresponding to the pixel electrode. The common electrode includes: a frame; a first strip-shaped connection part arranged in the frame and having both ends thereof connected with the frame; and a second strip-shaped connection part connected with the first strip-shaped connection part in a crossed manner and having both ends thereof disconnected from the frame. The signal line is parallel with the second strip-shaped connection part and located directly above or directly under the second strip-shaped connection part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignees: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xingfeng Ren, Chong Fang
  • Patent number: 9639205
    Abstract: A touch sensor integrated display device is provided comprising gate lines and data lines formed on a substrate to be intersected with each other, a plurality of pixel electrodes formed at intersections between the gate lines and the data lines, and a common electrode formed to overlap the plurality of pixel electrodes through an insulating film disposed between the common electrode and the plurality of pixel electrodes, wherein the common electrode includes at least two touch electrodes, each of which is connected to at least one of signal lines arranged in one of a first direction and a second direction crossing the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Cheolse Kim, Buyeol Lee, Sunjung Lee, Sangsoo Hwang, Yoonhwan Woo, Manhyeop Han
  • Patent number: 9634074
    Abstract: A transparent display substrate including a base substrate having a pixel area and a transmission area, a thickness of the base substrate at the transmission area being less than a thickness of the base substrate at the pixel area, a pixel circuit at the pixel area of the base substrate, an insulation structure covering the pixel circuit, the insulation structure having an opening or a concave portion at the transmission area of the base substrate, and a pixel electrode at the pixel area of the base substrate and extending at least partially through the insulation structure to be electrically connected to the pixel circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yong-Duck Son, Ji-Youn Lee, Dae-Woo Lee, Jae Beom Choi
  • Patent number: 9626046
    Abstract: Devices and methods for reducing display-to-touch crosstalk are provided. In or more examples, an electronic display panel may include a pixel. The pixel may include a pixel electrode, a common electrode, and a first transistor having a first source coupled to a data line, a first gate coupled to a gate line, and a first drain coupled to the pixel electrode. The pixel may also include a second transistor having a second source coupled to the common electrode, a second gate coupled to the gate line, and a second drain coupled to a common voltage source. The second transistor may be configured to cause a parasitic capacitance between the gate line and the second drain of the second transistor and to reduce an effect of a parasitic capacitance between the gate line and the first drain of the first transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: David A. Stronks, Ahmad Al-Dahle, Wei H. Yao
  • Patent number: 9626926
    Abstract: Provided is a liquid crystal display device that includes: pixels, a pixel control unit, and a common voltage generation unit. The pixel includes: a display element; a first switching unit configured to sample each frame data; a first holding unit configured to form an SRAM, and to hold sub-frame data sampled; a second switching unit configured to output the sub-frame data; and a second holding unit configured to form a DRAM, and configured of which stored content is rewritten by the sub-frame data. The pixel control unit is configured to repeat writing the sub-frame data into the first holding units, and to operate to rewrite the stored content in the second holding units. The common voltage generation unit is configured to change a voltage value of a common voltage from a first voltage value to a second voltage value determined based on at least the one frame period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: JVC KENWOOD Corporation
    Inventors: Shunsuke Izawa, Hirotomo Itou, Takayuki Iwasa
  • Patent number: 9626900
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes first and second signal lines that extend in directions for intersecting each other on a component substrate, a pixel area in which a pixel electrode is disposed in correspondence with an intersection of the first and second signal lines, a signal output circuit that is disposed outside the pixel area and outputs a driving signal to the first signal line, and a connection wiring that connects the signal output circuit and the first signal line together. An outer peripheral edge of the pixel area has a curved portion or a bent portion in a portion facing the signal output circuit, and the signal output circuit includes a plurality of circuit blocks, and the circuit blocks are arranged along the curved portion or the bent portion of the portion facing the signal output circuit with deviated between adjacent circuit blocks in the direction of extension of the first signal line and/or the direction of extension of the second signal line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Katsuya Anzai, Hideki Kawada, Hiroshi Matsuda, Yukitada Iwasaki
  • Patent number: 9576677
    Abstract: A scan driving circuit is disclosed, and the scan driving circuit has a pull-up control module, a pull-up module, a pull-down module, a pull-down maintaining module, a down-stream module and a bootstrap capacitor; when the pull-up control module generates a scan level signal, the pull-up control module and the pull-down maintaining module use a constant high-level voltage to avoid an electrical leakage phenomenon; and the pull down module uses a present-level scan signal to avoid the electrical leakage phenomenon. Thus, the electrical leakage phenomenon can be efficiently avoided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignee: SHENZHEN TECHNOLOGY STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chao Dai
  • Patent number: 9520092
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes a pixel circuit having a first hold unit, a second hold unit, a transfer control unit and a pixel unit. The first hold unit selectively holds a higher or lower driving voltage which is arbitrarily set between a ground potential and a power-supply voltage, according to a row selection signal from a vertical scanning unit and a logical value of data from a horizontal scanning unit. The second hold unit selectively holds the higher or lower driving voltage held in the first hold unit. The transfer control unit transfers to the second hold unit, the higher or lower driving voltage held in the first hold unit according to a trigger pulse. The pixel unit drives a liquid crystal according to a potential difference between the higher or lower driving voltage held in the second hold unit and a voltage supplied to a common electrode thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Assignee: JVC Kenwood Corporation
    Inventor: Takayuki Iwasa
  • Patent number: 9490308
    Abstract: An organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display is disclosed. In one aspect, the display includes a stretchable substrate, a thin film transistor (TFT) formed over the stretchable substrate and including a plurality of electrodes, an OLED electrically connected to the TFT and including a plurality of electrodes, and a plurality of interconnection lines connected to the electrodes of the OLED and the TFT. At least one of the interconnection lines is configured to move in a stretching direction and rotate an electrode selected from the electrodes of the OLED and the TFT connected to the at least one interconnection line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Minjae Jeong, Gyungsoon Park, Jongho Hong