Brightness Or Intensity Control Patents (Class 345/77)
  • Patent number: 11990073
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a light-emission control signal generation circuitry, a light-emission control signal generation method and a display device. The light-emission control signal generation circuitry includes a first control node control circuitry, a second control node control circuitry, a first node control circuitry, a second node control circuitry and an output circuitry. The first control node control circuitry is configured to control a potential at a first control node to be a first voltage at a first stage; the second control node control circuitry is configured to control a second control node to be electrically decoupled from the first control node at the first stage; and the output circuitry is configured to generate a light-emission control signal under the control of a potential at a first node and a potential at a second node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignees: Chengdu BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xilei Cao, Yingsong Xu, Jingyi Feng
  • Patent number: 11984069
    Abstract: A image sticking compensating device according to example embodiments includes a degradation calculator configured to calculate a degradation weight based on input image data, and to calculate degradation data of a frame, an accumulator configured to accumulate the degradation data, and to generate age data using the accumulated degradation data, and a compensator configured to determine a grayscale compensation value corresponding to the age data and an input grayscale of the input image data, and to output age compensation data by applying the grayscale compensation value to the input image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Sang-Myeon Han
  • Patent number: 11984081
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a pixel circuit and a method of driving the same, and a display device. A pixel circuit, including: a light emitting device; a driving sub-circuit configured to drive the light emitting device, the driving sub-circuit including a driving transistor configured to generate a driving current flowing through the light emitting device so that the light emitting device emits light; and a reset sub-circuit configured to reset a voltage between a gate electrode and a second electrode of the driving transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2023
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Chengchung Yang
  • Patent number: 11984063
    Abstract: A pixel includes: a first transistor including a gate coupled to a first node, a first terminal, and a second terminal coupled to a second node; a first capacitor coupled between the first and second nodes; a second transistor including a gate receiving a first signal, a first terminal coupled to a data line, and a second terminal coupled to the first node; a third transistor including a gate receiving a second signal, a first terminal receiving a reference voltage, and a second terminal coupled to the first node; a fourth transistor including a gate receiving a third signal, a first terminal coupled to the second node, and a second terminal receiving an initialization voltage; a light emitting element including an anode; and a fifth transistor including a gate receiving a fourth signal, a first terminal coupled to the second node, and a second terminal coupled to the anode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jaehoon Lee
  • Patent number: 11984074
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a pixel driving circuit, a display panel, and a display device. The pixel driving circuit includes a first reset transistor connected between a first reset voltage end and a gate electrode of a driving transistor, a first capacitor connected in series between the gate electrode of the driving transistor and one of a source electrode or a drain electrode of the driving transistor, and a second capacitor connected in series between the first capacitor and a second voltage end, thereby reducing an influence of a threshold voltage of the driving transistor on a driving current and ensuring light emission stability of light-emitting devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS SEMICONDUCTOR DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD
    Inventor: Liuqi Zhang
  • Patent number: 11978408
    Abstract: A backlight unit, a control method thereof, and a liquid crystal display device are provided. The control method includes following steps: obtaining backlight data corresponding to each of the partitions, the backlight data including multiple bits of data; dividing a frame of a lighting process of each light-emitting unit of the partitions into a plurality of sub-fields having different durations, wherein each of the sub-fields corresponds to one of the bits of data; and outputting the sub-fields having different durations corresponding to each of the partitions in a preset order.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: TCL China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Fuyi Wang, Fengcheng Xu, Qingsheng Lan, Jinfeng Liu
  • Patent number: 11978383
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a data processing device, a data driving device, and a system for driving a display device, and more particularly, to a data processing device, a data driving device, and a system capable of reducing power consumption of the display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: LX SEMICON CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jung Min Choi
  • Patent number: 11978400
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a technology for converting, into digital data, a sensing signal sensed from each pixel of a display panel and compensating for differences between LED elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: LX SEMICON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Young Shin, Ye Ji Lee, Min Young Jeong, Jung Bae Yun
  • Patent number: 11967264
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a display panel, a memory, and a driver. The memory stores at least one set of correspondences, and each set of correspondences includes 2N grayscale data and 2N register values in a one-to-one correspondence with the 2N grayscale data; each register value represents a grayscale voltage value of corresponding grayscale data; and N is a positive integer greater than or equal to 6. The driver obtains the at least one set of correspondences from the memory; receives image data from a signal transmission interface, the image data including a plurality of grayscale data corresponding to a plurality of sub-pixels; for any grayscale data in the image data, obtains a register value corresponding to the grayscale data in a set of correspondences; and outputs a grayscale voltage corresponding to a grayscale voltage value represented by the register value to the display panel according to the register value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignees: CHENGDU BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD
    Inventors: Xin Bi, Kun Zuo
  • Patent number: 11963417
    Abstract: A display device includes a light emitting diode electrically connected between a driving voltage line and a common voltage line; a driving transistor electrically connected between the driving voltage line and the light emitting diode; a second transistor electrically connected between a first electrode of the driving transistor electrically connected to the driving voltage line and a data line; a first scan line electrically connected to a gate electrode of the second transistor; a third transistor electrically connected between a second electrode of the driving transistor electrically connected to the light emitting diode and a gate electrode of the driving transistor; and a connection electrode that connects the gate electrode of the driving transistor and the third transistor, wherein at least a part of a contact portion where the connection electrode contacts the third transistor does not overlap the first scan line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min Hee Choi, Ji-Eun Lee, Jin Tae Jeong, Yun Sik Joo
  • Patent number: 11961480
    Abstract: A scan driver and an organic light emitting display apparatus including the same, where a narrow bezel is realized, are provided. The scan driver includes a plurality of stages, wherein each of the plurality of stages includes a Q1 node controller controlling a voltage of a Q1 node by using first and second clock signals whose phases are opposite to each other, a QB node controller controlling a voltage of a QB node by using the first and second clock signals, an output clock signal, and a start signal, a first transistor outputting a gate low voltage as a scan signal while the QB node is activated, and a second transistor outputting a gate high voltage as the scan signal while a Q2 node is activated, and outputting the gate low voltage as the scan signal when the Q2 node is bootstrapped to a voltage lower than the gate low voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yong Seok Park
  • Patent number: 11961465
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an organic light emitting diode display device capable of changing a frame size. The organic light emitting diode display device includes: a display including a panel, a frame memory configured to store image data in units of frames, and a timing controller configured to control the panel to display an image based on the image data stored in the frame memory; a memory configured to store information of the panel; and a controller configured to, when operating in a preset image mode, change a frame size, which is a size of the image data stored in the frame memory, based on the information of the panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Youngho Chun, Seungkyu Park
  • Patent number: 11955058
    Abstract: A display panel, a display device and a method for driving a display panel are provided. The display panel includes N types of display areas which includes an i-th type display area and a j-th type display area. The display panel includes M display parts which include a first display part and a second display part. The first display part includes at least one i-th type display area, and the second display part includes at least one i-th type display area. At least one j-th type display area is arranged between the i-th type display area included in the first display part and the i-th type display area included in the second display part. Light-emitting time periods of the i-th type display area and the j-th type display area at least partially do not overlap, to reduce the number of sub-pixels driven at the same time period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Shanghai Tianma Micro-Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yingteng Zhai, Yuan Ding
  • Patent number: 11955072
    Abstract: An OLED display system is provided having visual performance pixel compensation for loss of brightness, including display pixels, where each display pixel has OLED subpixels and pixel drive circuitry; a sensing system having sensors and analog to digital conversion circuitry connected to each of the sensors, and a processor to provide an image data drive signal to each of the display pixels, receive the sensor signal from the ADC circuitry for each sensor, estimate a state of degradation of at least one of the display pixels, determine a drive-signal compensation for each display pixel having an estimated state of degradation and compensate the image data drive signal to each display pixel having an estimated state of degradation. Methods for compensating pixels for an image in a display are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: eMagin Corporation
    Inventors: Seonki Kim, Amalkumar P. Ghosh, Olivier Prache, Hyuk Sang Kwon
  • Patent number: 11935461
    Abstract: A method for control of a pixel array based on a temperature estimate is provided. A method includes sampling an anode voltage of each LED of a plurality of pixels resulting in sampled voltages, determining an average voltage based on the sample voltages, and determining a total voltage to provide to the pixels based on the average voltage and voltage data from a memory coupled to the controller, the voltage data including one or more of a 3-sigma value, a driver headroom value, a resistance value, or a k-factor value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Lumileds LLC
    Inventors: Ronald Johannes Bonne, Claire Yue Gao, David Christopher Jansson, Zhi Hua Song
  • Patent number: 11935472
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a pixel sensing circuit which extends an operation section of an integrator by using an additional signal and allows securing a time required for a stable output of a sensing voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: LX SEMICON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Hwan Ji, Sang Min Lee, Gi Baek Choi, Jung Bae Yun
  • Patent number: 11929025
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display device comprising a light emitting element, and a pixel driving circuit connected to the light emitting element and configured to include first to fourth nodes, wherein the pixel driving circuit includes a driving transistor connected to the first to third nodes, a plurality of switching transistors, a storage capacitor, and a plurality of signals and voltage lines, wherein an initialization voltage applied through an initialization line among the plurality of signals and voltage lines is varied based on a data voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dongkyu Lee, Wookyu Sang
  • Patent number: 11929024
    Abstract: The organic light emitting display device is driven to be divided into a refresh frame when the data voltage is programmed in the pixel and a reset frame when the anode electrode of the organic light emitting diode is reset, and the data voltage is maintained to a first level during the reset frame. Accordingly, a separate stage for applying an on bias stress is not provided so that the bezel may be reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Minsu Kim, Wonkeun Park, Haejun Park, Jieun Kang, Youngtaek Hong
  • Patent number: 11922876
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display device, which includes a display panel including a plurality of pixels, and one of the plurality of pixels includes a light emitting device connected to a first reference node and that emits light, a driving transistor connected between a power supply line receiving a power supply voltage and the first reference node, a scan transistor connected between a data line receiving a data signal and the driving transistor and that receives a scan signal, a first capacitor connected between the first reference node and a second reference node, a shared transistor connected between the first reference node and the second reference node and that receives a shared control signal, and the first capacitor and the shared transistor are connected in series between the first reference node and the second reference node, and a control electrode of the driving transistor is connected to the second reference node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Min-Seok Bae
  • Patent number: 11922859
    Abstract: A novel display panel that is highly convenient or reliable is provided. The display panel includes a pixel comprising a pixel circuit and a display element, and the display element is electrically connected to the pixel circuit. The pixel circuit is supplied with a selection signal, an image signal, and a pulse width control signal, supplies an output potential, and determines, on the basis of the pulse width control signal, a period during which the output potential is supplied. The pixel circuit includes a first switch and a first transistor. The first switch supplies the image signal on the basis of the selection signal and determines the output potential on the basis of the image signal. The first transistor includes a first and second electrode, and a first gate electrode. The output potential is output from the first electrode, and the first gate electrode is supplied with the image signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koji Kusunoki, Kazunori Watanabe
  • Patent number: 11917880
    Abstract: A display device includes a light emitting diode electrically connected between a driving voltage line and a common voltage line; a driving transistor electrically connected between the driving voltage line and the light emitting diode; a second transistor electrically connected between a first electrode of the driving transistor electrically connected to the driving voltage line and a data line; a first scan line electrically connected to a gate electrode of the second transistor; a third transistor electrically connected between a second electrode of the driving transistor electrically connected to the light emitting diode and a gate electrode of the driving transistor; and a connection electrode that connects the gate electrode of the driving transistor and the third transistor, wherein at least a part of a contact portion where the connection electrode contacts the third transistor does not overlap the first scan line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min Hee Choi, Ji-Eun Lee, Jin Tae Jeong, Yun Sik Joo
  • Patent number: 11908424
    Abstract: An electronic device according to an embodiment may include a display, a touch sensor, an illuminance sensor configured to generate illuminance information, a memory configured to store brightness data relating the ambient illuminance to brightness of the display, and a processor. The processor may be configured to identify the illuminance information from the illuminance sensor, configure the brightness of the display as first brightness, based on the illuminance information and the brightness data, change the brightness of the display to second brightness, based on a user input, acquire event information for an operation in which the brightness of the display is changed by the user input, reconfigure the brightness data stored in the memory, based on the event information, and determine the brightness of the display according to a brightness value mapped in the reconfigured brightness data to the illuminance information identified by the illuminance sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Minho Kim, Gilyoung Noh, Taejin Park, Dongin Kim, Hyosun Kim, Jaehun Lim, Hyojong Kim
  • Patent number: 11908405
    Abstract: A pixel circuit and a display device including the same are disclosed. The pixel circuit of this disclosure includes a driving element including a first electrode connected to a first node to which a pixel driving voltage is applied, a gate electrode connected to a second node, and a second electrode connected to a third node, and configured to supply an electric current to a light emitting element; a first switch element configured to be turned on according to a gate-on voltage of a scan pulse to supply a data voltage to the second node; and a second switch element configured to be turned off according to a gate-off voltage of a light emitting control pulse generated in antiphase of the scan pulse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yong Won Lee, Hyun Soo Lee
  • Patent number: 11908385
    Abstract: A driving method includes row scanning circuit configured to output scanning signals to sub-pixels in the display panel for plurality of times within one frame and output the scanning signals to the sub-pixels in the display panel in plurality of sub-frames each time; a data processor is configured to receive a display data stream including the display data corresponding to the sub-pixels in the plurality of sub-frames, split the display data stream according to analog-bit display data and digital-bit display data, and output the split display data stream to a column scanning circuit; and the column scanning circuit is configured to generate corresponding data signals of bright-state analog data voltages according to the analog-bit display data and transmit corresponding data signals of dark-state digital data voltages or the corresponding data signals of bright-state analog data voltages to corresponding sub-pixels in the display panel according to the digital-bit display data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Chengdu Vistar Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Donghao Zhang
  • Patent number: 11900878
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel including first to (m*n?1)th pixel rows and a dummy pixel row, where each of m and n is a natural number greater than or equal to 2, an emission driver which provides emission signals to the first to (m*n?1)th pixel rows and the dummy pixel row, and a timing controller which provides an emission start signal and a dummy start signal to the emission driver. Each of the emission signals includes a plurality of on-periods and a plurality of off-periods in one frame period, and time points of off-periods of an emission signal provided to the dummy pixel row are the same as time points of off-periods of an emission signal provided to each of k*nth pixel rows, where k is a natural number greater than or equal to 1 and less than m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2023
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoon-Ho Kim, Jeong-Young Kim, Dongwan Park
  • Patent number: 11881178
    Abstract: A light emitting display device can include a display panel including M subpixels sharing a sensing line, wherein M is an integer equal to or greater than 2; and a circuit configured to sense one or more elements included in at least one of the M subpixels through the sensing line, in which the M sub-pixels are initialized based on an initialization voltage during an initial period, the M sub-pixels are sensed based on a sensing voltage during a data writing period, and an amount of time of the initial period is longer than an amount of time of the data writing period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin-Woo Lee, Hye-Min Park, Tae-Gung Kim
  • Patent number: 11875733
    Abstract: A method of driving a display device, includes: supplying a first sensing data signal corresponding to a first grayscale, first power having a first sensing voltage, and a reference voltage to a pixel during a first sensing period; sensing a first sensing current, generated based on the first sensing voltage, from the pixel during the first sensing period; supplying a second sensing data signal corresponding to a second grayscale and different from the first sensing data signal, the first power having a second sensing voltage, and the reference voltage to the pixel during a second sensing period; sensing a second sensing current, generated based on the second sensing voltage different from the first sensing voltage, from the pixel during the second sensing period; and calculating characteristics of a driving transistor of the pixel using the first sensing current and the second sensing current.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Soo Hwang, Hideo Yoshimura
  • Patent number: 11877482
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a display substrate, a method for manufacturing the same, a driving method and a display device. The display substrate includes a base substrate, gate lines, data lines and sub-pixels. The sub-pixels include sub-pixel columns corresponding to the data lines in a one-to-one manner. In a sub-pixel driving circuit of the sub-pixel, a driving transistor and a data writing transistor are located at a first side of an aperture area of the sub-pixel; a sensing transistor is located at a second side of the aperture area of the sub-pixel. The first side and the second side are opposite sides of the aperture area along the extension direction of the data lines. Gate electrodes of sensing transistors in a same sub-pixel row, and gate electrodes of data writing transistors in an adjacent next sub-pixel row, are all coupled to a gate line corresponding to the adjacent next sub-pixel row.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignees: HEFEI BOE JOINT TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Can Yuan, Yongqian Li, Zhidong Yuan
  • Patent number: 11862092
    Abstract: The present application provides a display device. The display device includes a pixel circuit and multiple operational amplifiers. Pixel units in the same column are electrically connected to the same operational amplifier. The display device of the present application uses the operational amplifier to stabilize a voltage and amplify a current, which solves non-uniformity of the display panel caused by the difference in a threshold voltage and channel electron mobility of the thin film transistor due to an immature manufacturing process of a thin film transistor, so uniformity of the panel is improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: WUHAN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS SEMICONDUCTOR DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Wu Zheng
  • Patent number: 11862069
    Abstract: A micro-LED driver applies a low baseline power (i.e., a baseline voltage or current) to pre-charge a micro-LED in a nominally-off (i.e., non-light-emitting) state in addition to applying an operating driving power to drive the micro-LED in a light-emitting state. By pre-charging the micro-LED prior to applying the operating driving power, the micro-LED driver significantly decreases the time between application of the operating driving power and onset of emission of light from the micro-LED. In some embodiments, the micro-LED driver applies an operating driving power having multiple phases of current density to reduce the time between application of the operating driving power and onset of emission of light from the micro-LED.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventors: Aurelien Jean Francois David, Patrick F. Brinkley, Carlin Vieri
  • Patent number: 11856669
    Abstract: A driving method, for a controller in a display apparatus, is disclosed. The display apparatus includes LED strings, scan transistors, current regulators and a power converter. The driving method includes following steps. LED cathode voltages are detected on nodes between the LED strings and the current regulators. When a first LED cathode voltage is equal to a minimal operable voltage of the current regulators and a second LED cathode voltage exceeds the minimal operable voltage of the current regulators, a driving current flowing through the second data channel is adjusted by increasing a pulse current level of the driving current and reducing a duty cycle ratio of the driving current flowing through the second data channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: NOVATEK Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Jhih-Siou Cheng, Chih-Hsien Chou, Ren-Chieh Yang
  • Patent number: 11854459
    Abstract: A method for driving a pixel circuit. The pixel circuit includes a drive transistor. The method includes: acquiring a theoretical threshold voltage of the drive transistor and actual threshold voltages of the drive transistor at a plurality of different gray levels; determining compensation data voltages of the drive transistor at the plurality of different gray levels according to the theoretical threshold voltage of the drive transistor and the actual threshold voltages of the drive transistor at the plurality of different gray levels; and driving the pixel circuit emit light according to the compensation data voltages of the drive transistor at the plurality of different gray levels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: YUNGU (GU'AN) TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ling Wang, Cuili Gai, Lei Mi
  • Patent number: 11847958
    Abstract: A light emitting display panel and a light emitting display apparatus using the same are provided, in which a sensing line is provided in parallel with a gate line. The light emitting display panel comprises a data line provided along a first direction, a black line provided along the first direction, a first voltage supply line provided along the first direction, a gate line provided along a second direction different from the first direction, a sensing line provided along the second direction, a sensing control line provided along the second direction, a black control line provided along the second direction, a pixel driving circuit coupled with the data line, the black line, the first voltage supply line, the gate line, the sensing line, the sensing control line and the black control line, and a light emitting element coupled to the pixel driving circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: HyunJin Kim
  • Patent number: 11837128
    Abstract: A method for compressing and applying data of the sensing-less compensating system may be provided for a display device having subpixels. As the system can update an accumulated stress data of a subpixel which is accumulated according to a display driving data signal in a real time and perform a compensation, a real time compensation for a degradation of the subpixel can be performed without sensing the subpixel. Furthermore, as the system may provide a bit size information for restoration according to a comparison result of data subject to loss-compress and a loss reference value when loss-compressing the accumulated stress data, a loss ratio of a loss-compression data can be reduced. A display device and a sensing-less compensation system are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jihwan Kim, Seho Lim
  • Patent number: 11830443
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to display device, display panel, and display driving method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nakyoon Kim, ChangHoon Jeon, Hongsoon Kim
  • Patent number: 11830416
    Abstract: A method of driving a display device, includes: supplying a first sensing data signal corresponding to a first grayscale, first power having a first sensing voltage, and a reference voltage to a pixel during a first sensing period; sensing a first sensing current, generated based on the first sensing voltage, from the pixel during the first sensing period; supplying a second sensing data signal corresponding to a second grayscale and different from the first sensing data signal, the first power having a second sensing voltage, and the reference voltage to the pixel during a second sensing period; sensing a second sensing current, generated based on the second sensing voltage different from the first sensing voltage, from the pixel during the second sensing period; and calculating characteristics of a driving transistor of the pixel using the first sensing current and the second sensing current.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Soo Hwang, Hideo Yoshimura
  • Patent number: 11830417
    Abstract: A display device includes: a pixel unit including a plurality of pixels; a data driver configured to supply a data voltage to the pixels through data lines based on a source output enable signal; and a reference voltage controller configured to supply a reference voltage to the pixels through reference voltage lines, wherein each of the pixels includes a light emitting element between a first power source line and a second power source line, and wherein the reference voltage controller is configured to compensate for the reference voltage based on the source output enable signal, and to supply a compensated reference voltage to an anode electrode of the light emitting element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae Gon Im, Jong Jae Lee, Dae Gwang Jang
  • Patent number: 11825245
    Abstract: The present invention provides an image processing device that reproduces the color of an input image more faithfully under different environment illumination without the need to prepare a different signal separation LUT for different environment illumination. An image processing device in one embodiment of the present invention generates data for generating an overlap image by overlapping an image formed by an image forming device and an image projected by an image projection device. The image processing device includes a generation unit configured to, based on input image data, generate first image data for the image forming device and second image data for the image projection device, a first acquisition unit configured to acquire environment illumination information relating to environment illumination in generating the overlap image, and a correction unit configured to correct the second image data based on the environment illumination information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Shoei Moribe
  • Patent number: 11823616
    Abstract: The display device includes a substrate including a sensor area, a display panel including a first pixel disposed in the sensor area, and a sensor disposed between the substrate and the display panel and overlapping the sensor area. The sensor area includes pixel areas in which the first pixel is disposed and transmission areas in which the first pixel is not disposed, the transmission areas include a first transmission area, the pixel areas include a first pixel area positioned in a first direction of the first transmission area and a second pixel area positioned in a second direction crossing the first direction of the first transmission area, the first pixel includes a first pixel circuit, some of transistors of the first pixel circuit are disposed in the first pixel area, and others of the transistors of the first pixel circuit are disposed in the second pixel area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung Jin Hong, Yoo Min Ko, Gun Hee Kim, Seung Chan Lee
  • Patent number: 11817031
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel including a plurality of pixels connected to a plurality of scan lines and a plurality of data lines, respectively; a scan driver, which provides a scan signal to the pixels through the scan lines; a data driver, which provides a data voltage to the pixels through the data lines; and a controller, which controls the scan driver and the data driver, and receives input image data at a variable input frame frequency. The controller determines whether a gray scale value of the input image data is included in any range of a first gray scale range and a second gray scale range different from the first gray scale range, and dithers the input image data when it is determined that the gray scale value of the input image data is included the first gray scale range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jinho Lee, Sungjae Park, Seunghwan Park, Youngwoon Choi, Seungho Park, Kyoungho Lim, Namjae Lim
  • Patent number: 11810502
    Abstract: An electroluminescent display apparatus including a pixel connected to a detection line; a panel driving circuit configured to off-drive a driving element included in the pixel in a detection interval; a reference voltage generating circuit configured to supply a detection reference voltage to the detection line prior to the detection interval, generate a first comparator reference voltage which is higher than the detection reference voltage in the detection interval, and generate a second comparator reference voltage which is lower than the detection reference voltage in the detection interval; a comparator configured to compare the first comparator reference voltage with a voltage of the detection line to generate a first comparison output at a first timing of the detection interval and comparing the second comparator reference voltage with the voltage of the detection line to generate a second comparison output at a second timing of the detection interval; and a logic circuit configured to determine an occ
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chang Woo Lee, Jin Hyun Jung, Sun Yoon Kim, Hyun Wook Kim
  • Patent number: 11804191
    Abstract: A method is provided for adjusting a viewing angle for a dark state of a display panel, and the method includes steps of: obtaining a first brightness change of a to-be-tested panel at a first viewing angle under a condition of a first voltage difference; obtaining a second brightness change of the to-be-tested panel at a second viewing angle under the condition of the first voltage difference; obtaining a ratio of the second brightness change to the first brightness change; and comparing the ratio of the second brightness change to the first brightness change with a first threshold to determine whether the first voltage difference is a selection voltage of the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Semiconductor Display Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Bo Hai
  • Patent number: 11804656
    Abstract: A semiconductor structure comprises a substrate, a patch of optically tunable material disposed over the substrate, a first electrode coupled to the patch of optically tunable material and a switch providing a current source, and a second electrode coupled to the patch of optically tunable material and a ground voltage. The first electrode and the second electrode are configured to modify a state of the patch of optically tunable material to adjust a reflectivity of the patch of optically tunable material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Abram L. Falk, Jessie Carrigan Rosenberg, Kafai Lai, Damon Brooks Farmer
  • Patent number: 11798456
    Abstract: A display panel including: a base substrate which includes a display region and a non-display region on at least one side of the display region, the display region includes a first display region and a second display region having a resolution higher than that of the first display region, and the non-display region includes a pixel circuit region; a plurality of first light-emitting elements in the first display region; and a plurality of first pixel circuits in the pixel circuit region, where orthographic projections of the plurality of first pixel circuits and orthographic projections of the plurality of first light-emitting elements on the base substrate are not overlapped with one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignees: CHENGDU BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuanyou Qiu, Yudiao Cheng
  • Patent number: 11790836
    Abstract: A display module including a display panel comprising a plurality of pixels each comprising a plurality of sub pixels, the pixels being disposed on a plurality of row lines of the display panel and a driver. The driver being configured to apply a pulse width modulation (PWM) data voltage to the sub pixels in a sequential order of the row lines; and drive the display panel such that the sub pixels included in a plurality of consecutive row lines among the plurality of row lines emit light, in the sequential order of the row lines, for a time corresponding to the applied PWM data voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., RESEARCH & BUSINESS FOUNDATION SUNGKYUNKWAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jinho Kim, Yong-Sang Kim, Daisuke Kawae, Junichi Yamashita, Takashige Fujimori, Donggun Oh, Jongsu Oh, Tetsuya Shigeta
  • Patent number: 11790855
    Abstract: A display device includes a plurality of pixels connected to a plurality of first scan lines, a plurality of second scan lines, and a plurality of data lines, where the pixels are arranged in a plurality of rows, a plurality of first stages connected to the first scan lines, a plurality of second stages connected to the second scan lines, and a data driver connected to the data lines. Each of the first scan lines is connected to pixels arranged in a corresponding row among the rows. Each of the second scan lines is commonly connected to pixels arranged in corresponding 8h rows among the plurality of rows, where h is a natural number.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yang-Hwa Choi, Hyuk Kim, Junghwan Hwang
  • Patent number: 11776480
    Abstract: A pixel includes a light emitting element, a first transistor connected between first and second nodes and that generates a driving current flowing from a first power line to a second power line through the light emitting element, a second transistor connected between a data line and the first node and turned on in response to a fourth scan signal, a third transistor connected between the second node and a third node corresponding to a gate electrode of the first transistor and turned on in response to a second scan signal, a fourth transistor connected between the third node and a third power line providing a third power voltage and turned on in response to a first scan signal, and a fifth transistor connected between the first and fourth nodes and turned on in response to a fifth scan signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Min Jae Jeong, Jang Mi Kang, Hyeong Seok Kim, Jun Hyun Park, Mu Kyung Jeon
  • Patent number: 11769430
    Abstract: A method for inspecting a display device (which includes a pixel electrode and a touch sensor overlapping the pixel electrode) includes: adjusting an impedance value of a variable impedance circuit of an inspection apparatus according to a model of the display device; driving a power source generator of the inspection apparatus; supplying a pixel voltage to the pixel electrode through an output terminal connected to the variable impedance circuit; driving the touch sensor; and detecting a defect related to the pixel electrode based on sensing signals output from the touch sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Young Ko, Tae Joon Kim, Eun Sol Seo, Yu Jin Sin, Jun Seong Lee, Jae Woo Choi
  • Patent number: 11741882
    Abstract: Provided are an organic light-emitting display panel, a driving method and a driving device therefor. The driving method includes: setting brightness levels of the organic light-emitting display panel and maximum gray scale brightness levels, and maximum gray scale brightness levels include a first maximum gray scale brightness corresponding to a maximum brightness level of the organic light-emitting display panel, and an effective pulse duty cycle of a light-emitting control signal for driving the first maximum gray scale brightness is defined as a first effective pulse duty cycle; determining a target brightness level of the switched picture and a target maximum gray scale brightness corresponding to the target brightness level; adjusting the target effective pulse duty cycle of the light-emitting control signal for driving the switched picture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignees: WUHAN TIANMA MICROELECTRONICS CO., LTD., WUHAN TIANMA MICROELECTRONICS CO., LTD. SHANGHAI BRANCH
    Inventors: Dongxu Xiang, Yue Li, Renyuan Zhu, Yana Gao, Zhonglan Cai
  • Patent number: 11721271
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel including pixels, and a driver to drive the display panel based on input image data. The driver performs a sensing operation for the pixels, to selectively perform the sensing operation by comparing grayscale values of the input image data and a reference grayscale value, to selectively perform a luminance control operation for controlling luminance of the display panel in response to a luminance control signal, and to adjust the reference grayscale value when the luminance control operation is performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display CO., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ji-Woong Jeong, Boyoung An, Kyoungho Lim