Specific Display Element Control Means (e.g., Latches, Memories, Logic) Patents (Class 345/98)
  • Patent number: 11948514
    Abstract: A display device including: a display panel including a plurality of pixels; a data driver configured to provide data voltages to the plurality of pixels; and a controller configured to control the data driver, to detect a same data region of the display panel when first image data in a current frame period is the same as second image data in a previous frame period, and not to transfer the first image data to the data driver in the current frame period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyunho Lim, Myeongbin Lim, Hyunha Yang
  • Patent number: 11942052
    Abstract: A system for generating a voltage at a pixel array includes a plurality of display pixels forming the pixel array, each display pixel comprising a pixel circuit for driving the pixel. The system further comprises a row formatter configured to store a plurality of bits representing image data for a row of display pixels of the LCOS array; a row controller configured to write a subset of the plurality of bits representing image data for a pixel of the row into a plurality of data latches of said pixel circuit; and a waveform generator for generating reference pulses represented by a set of reference bits. The pixel circuit is configured to compare each reference bit to corresponding bits stored in the latches of each pixel circuit, and generate voltage at an electrode of each pixel based on this comparison.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Snap Inc.
    Inventor: Howard V. Goetz
  • Patent number: 11935466
    Abstract: A method for adjusting a gamma curve, a device for adjusting a gamma curve, and a display device. The method for adjusting a gamma curve includes that: a reference duty cycle of a light-emitting control signal is determined according to a duty cycle of the light-emitting control signal at a preset refresh rate; a third refresh rate is determined according to the light-emitting control signal at a first refresh rate, the light-emitting control signal at a second refresh rate and the reference duty cycle, where the third refresh rate is between the first refresh rate and the second refresh rate, and the duty cycle of the light-emitting control signal at the third refresh rate is equal to the reference duty cycle; and the gamma curve is adjusted according to the third refresh rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: KunShan Go-Visionox Opto-Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Yong Li, Yahui Liu
  • Patent number: 11935965
    Abstract: A display device including a pixel having a memory. The pixel includes at least a display element, a capacitor, an inverter, and a switch. The switch is controlled with a signal held in the capacitor and a signal output from the inverter so that voltage is supplied to the display element. The inverter and the switch can be constituted by transistors with the same polarity. A semiconductor layer included in the pixel may be formed using a light-transmitting material. Moreover, a gate electrode, a drain electrode, and a capacitor electrode may be formed using a light-transmitting conductive layer. The pixel is formed using a light-transmitting material in such a manner, whereby the display device can be a transmissive display device while including a pixel having a memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hajime Kimura, Kengo Akimoto, Masashi Tsubuku, Toshinari Sasaki
  • Patent number: 11935459
    Abstract: A display apparatus can include a display panel configured to display a black image and a real image, a gate driver configured to display gate signals to a plurality of gate lines provided in a display area of the display panel, and a controller configured to control the gate driver. Here, one-frame period for displaying the black image is shorter than one-frame period where the real image is displayed. Further, the gate driver can include a plurality of stages configured to supply the gate signals to the plurality of gate lines, and a plurality of dummy stages connected directly between the plurality of stages and the controller. In addition, gate start signals for driving the plurality of stages are supplied to the plurality of dummy stages by the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: KeyYoung Yang, Jihoon Yu, Bumhee Han
  • Patent number: 11927863
    Abstract: A device for modulating the phase of a light beam includes a matrix of elementary cells, called pixels, coupled to a circuit for addressing the pixels, the device further comprising a set of so-called lateral electrodes extending in a so-called vertical direction (Y) at right angles to the alignment direction (Xa) and configured to apply, for each pixel and via at least two lateral electrodes, a so-called acceleration voltage generating a lateral electrical field (Era) substantially parallel to the alignment direction, in a vector allowing an accelerated return of the liquid crystal molecules to their orientation of rest, the acceleration voltage being configured to be applied in a phase called acceleration relaxation phase, when the activation voltage is no longer applied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
    Inventors: Benoît Racine, Arnaud Verdant, Pierre Joly
  • Patent number: 11929000
    Abstract: The display system comprising a main control module and a display module is provided. The main control module comprises a display driving circuit and a timing control circuit. The display driving circuit is used to output a display driving signal. The timing control circuit is coupled to the display driving circuit to receive the display driving signal, and convert the display driving signal into a digital signal. The display module comprises a first display panel to an N-th display panel, coupled to the timing control circuit and receiving the digital signal, so as to display corresponding multimedia content according to the digital signal, wherein N is a positive integer greater than 1, and the main control module is independently coupled to the display module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: AUO Display Plus Corporation
    Inventors: Sheng-Kai Hsu, Hung-Min Shih, Yung-Jen Chen
  • Patent number: 11929036
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes: a data signal output circuit including a D/A converter circuit; a plurality of terminals; a control circuit supplied with a power supply potential VL from at least one terminal of the plurality of terminals via a first power supply wiring line; and a power supply circuit configured to generate a power supply potential VPL in accordance with potentials AVDD and AVSS supplied via two or more terminals of the plurality of terminals and supply the power supply potential VPL to a second power supply wiring line. The D/A converter circuit includes a plurality of capacitance elements. The first power supply wiring line or the second power supply wiring line is selectively coupled to one portion of the plurality of capacitance elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hitoshi Ota
  • Patent number: 11922897
    Abstract: A data driving circuit, a display module, and a display device are provided. The data driving circuit is configured to drive a display device to display different grayscale images. The voltage-dividing circuit includes 2n voltage-dividing signal terminals arranged sequentially from low to high voltage. The switching circuit includes 2n switching sub-circuits. Each of the 2n switching sub-circuits includes a receiving terminal, a first output terminal, and a second output terminal. The receiving terminal is electrically coupled to the voltage-dividing signal terminal. The voltage selecting circuit includes 2n selecting signal terminals. Each of the 2n selecting signal terminals is electrically coupled with the first output terminal of one of the 2n switching sub-circuits and the second output terminal of one of the 2n switching sub-circuits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: HKC CORPORATION LIMITED
    Inventors: Mancheng Zhou, Haoxuan Zheng
  • Patent number: 11922860
    Abstract: Provided is a pixel driving circuit including a first circuit configured to control, in a data writing mode, a signal related to driving of one or more light-emitting elements, and a second circuit configured to supply, in a driving mode, power to the one or more light-emitting elements based on a signal transmitted from the first circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Sapien Semiconductors Inc.
    Inventors: Sung Ho Hwang, Ji Han Kim, Ji Haeng Lee, Hye Min Bae, Dae Young Jung
  • Patent number: 11924008
    Abstract: Disclosed is a compensation circuit which includes a data analyzer that receives a first bit stream including first to N-th bits, counts a number of times of coincidence of each of first to 2M-th patterns each having an M-bit size from the first bit stream, and generates a first pattern stream including first to 2M-th count values each corresponding to the number of times of coincidence of each of the first to 2M-th patterns, and a compensation calculator that determines first to 2M-th compensation values based on the first pattern stream such that results of multiplying the first to 2M-th count values and the first to 2M-th compensation values one-to-one are even. “N” is a natural number, and “M” is a natural number smaller than “N”.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Wonsuk Jang
  • Patent number: 11914416
    Abstract: A transmitter circuit that receives parallel signals and outputs a serial signal in response to the parallel signals may include; a clock generator generating first clock signals having different respective phases, a multiplexer including selection circuits respectively configured to selectively provide at least two of the parallel signals to an output node in response to at least two of the first clock signals, and an output driver generating the serial signal by amplifying a signal at the output node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Junyoung Park, Joohwan Kim, Jindo Byun, Eunseok Shin, Hyunyoon Cho, Youngdon Choi, Junghwan Choi
  • Patent number: 11898812
    Abstract: A safety control system (200a, 200b, 200c, 200d, 200e) for portable weapons, including, but not limited to, crossbows and firearms, such as guns, rifles and alike, uses various sensors to ensure safe target, environment, location, and situation for operating portable weapons. The safety control system (200a, 200b, 200c, 200d, 200e) unlocks a firing sequence of the portable weapons only when it is safe to operate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Inventor: Jiuhong Song
  • Patent number: 11900988
    Abstract: An electronic device may include: a clock divider circuit configured to generate a first internal clock including pulses which are generated in synchronization with odd pulses of a clock, and generate a second internal clock including pulses which are generated in synchronization with even pulses of the clock; and a command decoder configured to generate an odd precharge command and an even precharge command based on a counting signal which is toggled by a chip selection signal and a command/address signal for performing a precharge operation in synchronization with the first internal clock or toggled by the chip selection signal and the command/address signal for performing the precharge operation in synchronization with the second internal clock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: SK hynix Inc.
    Inventor: Haeng Seon Chae
  • Patent number: 11900846
    Abstract: The present application provides a chrominance visual angle correction method for a display, and an intelligent terminal and a storage medium. The method comprises: acquiring brightness data of different primary colors varying with the gray scale at a vertical visual angle and a squint visual angle, and generating a search database; splitting, according to the search database and a preset rule, a pixel gray scale of the display into a plurality of high and low gray scale combinations composed of high gray scales and low gray scales; calculating a scale of brightness of the plurality of high and low gray scale combinations, and acquiring a scale of brightness of high and low gray scale combination closest to a scale of vertical vision brightness as a primary color pixel gray scale.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: SHENZHEN TCL NEW TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daxue Xia, Lin Chen, Renli Xie
  • Patent number: 11900579
    Abstract: A device includes a digital camera positioned underneath a display of the device that captures images through the display. When capturing images using the digital camera, light emitted by the display can get into the digital camera, interfering with or corrupting the captured images. Calibration images are displayed on the display and captured by the digital camera to be used to generate an enhanced output image that mitigates the interference from the display. Recalibration images are subsequently captured in response to any of a variety of different trigger events that may cause or indicate a change in the alignment and geometries of the display pixels to the imager pixels. The captured recalibration image is merged with the previously captured calibration image to generate a merged calibration image, which is afterwards used as the captured calibration image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Motorola Mobility LLC
    Inventors: Thomas Yates Merrell, John Christopher Pincenti, Jie Yang
  • Patent number: 11900863
    Abstract: A display panel and a display device, including a substrate, a circuit layer located at a side of the substrate, and a top light-shielding layer configured to receive a voltage signal. The circuit layer includes a light-emitting shift circuit, including a first output module and a control module. The first output module is electrically connected to a first node, a first fixed potential signal line, and a light-emitting control signal line and is configured to, in response to a voltage of the first node, transmit a light-emitting enable voltage provided by the first fixed-potential signal line to the light-emitting control signal line. The control module is connected to the first node and includes a control transistor. The top light-shielding layer is located at a side of the control transistor. In a direction perpendicular to the substrate, the top light-shielding layer overlaps with a channel of the control transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Wuhan Tianma Microelectronics Co., Ltd. Shanghai Branch
    Inventors: Mengjia He, Yana Gao, Zhi Liu, Yuying Cai, Xingyao Zhou
  • Patent number: 11887556
    Abstract: A data driving circuit, a display module, and a display device are provided. The data driving circuit at least includes a selecting unit and a signal conversion unit. The selecting unit is configured to directly output an image signal received to the signal conversion unit, or invert the image signal and then transmit the image signal inverted to the signal conversion unit. The control signal represents a display mode of a pixel unit that receives the image signal and perform image display according to the image signal. The signal conversion unit is configured to convert the image signal into a grayscale voltage in an analog form. The grayscale voltage is transmitted to the pixel unit to perform image display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: HKC CORPORATION LIMITED
    Inventors: Mancheng Zhou, Shuang Wang, Rongrong Li
  • Patent number: 11881136
    Abstract: A display driver and a driving method thereof is disclosed. The display driver includes at least one first latch, at least one second latch, an output buffer, and a comparator. The first latch receives input data. The input terminal of the second latch is coupled to the output terminal of the first latch. The output buffer, including at least one variable current source, is coupled to the second latch. The comparator is coupled to the first latch, the second latch, and the variable current source. The comparator generates at least one control signal of the variable current source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Jhih-Siou Cheng, Yen-Ru Kuo, Chih-Hsien Chou
  • Patent number: 11881162
    Abstract: In general, techniques are described for image modification for under-display sensors. A computing device comprising a display, one or more sensors positioned underneath the display, and one or more processors may be configured to perform various aspects of the techniques. The display may be configured to allow the one or more sensors to operate through the display. The one or more processors may be configured to determine an ambient light level, and modify, based on the ambient light level, an area of an image to obtain a modified image. The area of the image may correspond to pixels of the display positioned above the one or more sensors or correspond to pixels of the display that are not positioned above the one or more sensors. The one or more processors may then interface, with the display, to output the modified image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventors: Sangmoo Choi, Xiaoping Bai, Chien-Hui Wen
  • Patent number: 11876103
    Abstract: A display panel includes a plurality of sub-pixel structures and a plurality of transfer elements. The sub-pixel structures include a plurality of first sub-pixel structures. A data line of each of the first sub-pixel structures is disposed adjacent to a corresponding transfer element, and a scan line of each of the first sub-pixel structures is electrically connected to the corresponding transfer element. The first sub-pixel structures include a plurality of first-type sub-pixel structures and a plurality of second-type sub-pixel structures. When the display panel displays a grayscale picture, each of the first-type sub-pixel structures has first brightness, each of the second-type sub-pixel structures has second brightness. The first brightness is less than the second brightness. A total number of the first sub-pixel structures of the display panel is A, a number of the first-type sub-pixel structures in the first sub-pixel structures is a, and 50%<(a/A)<100%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2023
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: AUO Corporation
    Inventors: Min-Tse Lee, Sheng-Yen Cheng, Yueh-Hung Chung, Ya-Ling Hsu, Chen-Hsien Liao
  • Patent number: 11862065
    Abstract: A timing control device for the display panel includes a control circuit. The control circuit is configured to generate a plurality of gate scanning control signals and a data transmission control signal. In response to that a display refresh rate changes from a first frequency to a second frequency, the control circuit adjusts the plurality of gate scanning control signals to generate a plurality of adjusted gate scanning control signals, or adjusts the data transmission control signal to generate an adjusted data transmission control signal, for driving a display panel under the second frequency as the display refresh rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Novatek Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventors: Grace Li, Jen-Ta Yang, Yen-Tao Liao, Yu-Hung Su
  • Patent number: 11862421
    Abstract: A trim circuit for an e-fuse unit includes: a mirroring circuit for receiving an enable signal, when triggered by the enable signal, the mirroring circuit generating a driving voltage; and a driving transistor coupled to the mirroring circuit, in response to the driving voltage from the mirroring circuit, the driving transistor turning ON to generate a MOS current to an output node, wherein the output node is coupled to the e-fuse unit, and in response to the MOS current from the output node, the e-fuse unit is burned out.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Yang-Ling Wu, Chung-Yuan Lee, Chun-Liang Hu, Chih-Yung Kang, Shih-Hsiung Chiu
  • Patent number: 11842698
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device includes: a first panel; a second panel disposed opposing one surface of the first panel; a light source configured to emit light to the other surface of the first panel; and an acquirer configured to acquire user information including information indicating at least one of a position of an eye and a position of a head of a user facing the second panel. The first panel includes light control pixels. The second panel includes pixels. Blurring processing is applied by which the light control pixel positioned around a pixel controlled to transmit light in accordance with an input image signal is caused to transmit light. A blurring area including the light control pixel to which the blurring processing is applied on the first panel corresponds to the position of the eye of the user or the position of the head of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Harada, Tomoyuki Ishihara
  • Patent number: 11844250
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a display panel and a display device. The display panel includes: a base substrate, a low temperature poly-silicon semiconductor layer, an oxide semiconductor layer and a source-drain metal layer, wherein the source-drain metal layer corresponding to a bending region is provided with a plurality of mutually insulated traces extending in a first direction and arranged in a second direction; an inorganic layer between the base substrate and the source-drain metal layer, wherein the inorganic layer is provided with a groove in the bending region, and the traces are disposed above the groove; and a flexible insulating material between the inorganic layer in the bending region and the traces, wherein the flexible insulating material fills the groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignees: Chengdu BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yao Huang, Benlian Wang, Yue Long, Weiyun Huang, Yingsong Xu
  • Patent number: 11842013
    Abstract: A touch screen driving circuit for driving a touch screen which includes a display layer and a touch sensor layer on the display layer is provided. The touch screen driving circuit includes: a touch controller configured to provide a plurality of drive signals respectively to a plurality of first electrodes of the touch sensor layer, in a driving period, wherein the plurality of drive signals are phase synchronized during a first sub-period of the driving period; and a display driving circuit configured to provide a compensation signal to at least some of a plurality of source lines of the display layer in the first sub-period of the driving period, wherein the plurality of compensation signals are phase synchronized opposite to the plurality of drive signals in the first sub-period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yunrae Jo, Yoon-Kyung Choi, Jinbong Kim
  • Patent number: 11837138
    Abstract: A control circuit for a low-temperature poly-silicon array controls the low-temperature poly-silicon array including M rows×N columns of pixel units. The control circuit includes N operational amplifiers, a comparison unit, and a pixel input switch control unit. The comparison unit determines pixel values of N red subpixels, N green subpixels, and N blue subpixels in at least one row of pixel units of the M rows of pixel units are the same as each other. The pixel input switch control unit controls, when the pixel values of the N red subpixels, the N green subpixels, and the N blue subpixels in the at least one row of pixel units of the M rows of pixel units are the same as each other, the N red pixel input switches, the N green pixel input switches, and the N blue pixel input switches to be all turned on.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: OMNIVISION TDDI ONTARIO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
    Inventor: Kun-Hua Lee
  • Patent number: 11830407
    Abstract: A fault-tolerant display system includes a dual thin film transistor (TFT) panel with pixel cells having two independently-controlled switching transistors; as such, primary source and gate drivers are operative to drive the display with first TFT transistors, while secondary source and gate drivers are operative to drive the display with second TFT transistors. As the display incorporates an additional TFT within the pixel cell which is driven independently, reliability is increased even at the pixel level. In this way, individual pixels of the LCD panel are driven simultaneously and independently by two pairs of source drivers and gate drivers, such that if one of the driver pairs fails due to some fault, the other driver pair can continue to drive the LCD panel without loss of information despite the failure of the first driver pair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: L3 Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark W. Fletcher, Carlos Galleno
  • Patent number: 11823630
    Abstract: Discussed is a display apparatus including a substrate including a display portion, a plurality of pixels connected to a gate line and a data line disposed in the display portion, and a gate driving circuit disposed in the display portion to drive the gate line. The gate driving circuit includes a stage circuit unit including a plurality of stage circuits respectively disposed in a plurality of division regions defined in the display portion, and a circuit repair portion configured to repair at least one of the plurality of stage circuits and including a plurality of repair patterns. Further, at least one of the plurality of repair patterns is configured to be electrically disconnected from the at least one of the plurality of stage circuits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngin Jang, Kyungmin Kim, Hyundong Kim
  • Patent number: 11822756
    Abstract: In a liquid crystal display (LCD) device having a touch panel function, power consumption is reduced in the standby state. The display section is divided into blocks each of which is formed of a plurality of display lines. The counter electrode is disposed for each block. A driving circuit selectively supplies, to the counter electrode of each block, the voltage used for the liquid crystal display and the voltage used for the touch panel scanning. The driving circuit has a source amplifier that supplies the video voltages to the video lines. The driving circuit reduces the current in the source amplifier, such that the current is lower than current at the time of a normal operation, to lower the power consumption, and stops the operation of the source amplifier and supplies the GND voltage to the video lines to further lower the power consumption.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2023
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Shouji Nagao
  • Patent number: 11823614
    Abstract: A novel display device where a light-emitting element is turned on by a triangle wave is provided. One embodiment of the present invention is a method for driving a display device including a first pixel, a second pixel, a first wiring, a second wiring, and a third wiring. The first wiring is electrically connected to the first pixel and the second pixel. The second wiring and the third wiring are electrically connected to the first pixel and the second pixel, respectively. At a first time, the first pixel reaches the maximum luminance corresponding to first display data and the second pixel reaches the maximum luminance corresponding to second display data. The first pixel and the second pixel are initialized at a second time different from the first time by input of a reset signal to the first wiring to stop light emission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazunori Watanabe, Kei Takahashi, Koji Kusunoki, Takahiro Fukutome
  • Patent number: 11817041
    Abstract: The present invention is related to pixels and a display apparatus including: a display unit including a plurality of pixels; a signal control unit for generating a first voltage signal and a second voltage signal; a column driver connected to each of the pixels to transmit the first voltage signal to the pixel through a column line; and a row driver connected to each of the pixels to transmit the second voltage signal to the pixel through a row line, wherein the signal control unit generates the second voltage signal so that a voltage level of the second voltage signal rises to be higher than or equal to a predetermined level value during a non-emission period of the pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: SAPIEN SEMICONDUCTORS INC.
    Inventors: Jae Hoon Lee, Jin Woong Jang
  • Patent number: 11810487
    Abstract: Display systems for simultaneously directing different images to different viewers. A display system is constructed with a display panel with multiple folds that create a number of angled display surfaces. These angled surfaces are oriented so that some surfaces are angled in one direction to project one image to viewers at one location, and the remaining surfaces are angled in a different direction to project a different image to viewers at another location. The folded display panel may be actuated, to change the angles at which display surfaces are oriented, and thus adjust the directions in which images are displayed. In this manner, the display may project images to differing users as they change their locations. Multiple users may thus enjoy differing content at the same time, from the same display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: Rovi Guides, Inc.
    Inventors: Rohit Dhiman, Srishti Sharma
  • Patent number: 11798495
    Abstract: A display device including: a timing controller configured to supply an adjustment option value through a data clock signal line during a first initialization period, and generate second data based on first data and a control signal and supply the second data through the data clock signal line during a data period; a data driver configured to generate an adjustment value based on the adjustment option value during the first initialization period, and generate third data based on the adjustment value and the second data and generate a data signal based on the third data during the data period; and a pixel configured to display an image based on the data signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chae Hee Park, Jong Soo Kim, Heen Dol Kim, Ji Ye Lee, Young Suk Jung
  • Patent number: 11798509
    Abstract: A display driver drives a display device including a plurality of data lines and a demultiplexer. The demultiplexer includes a plurality of first switches connected to the respective plurality of data lines, and a series of driving voltages including a plurality of driving voltages is supplied via a first wiring. The demultiplexer supplies the plurality of driving voltages to the respective plurality of data lines via the plurality of first switches. The display driver includes: a voltage multiplexing part that generates the series of driving voltages; a second switch connected between the voltage multiplexing part and the first wiring; and a controller connected to the plurality of first switches and the second switch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: LAPIS SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroyoshi Ichikura
  • Patent number: 11798500
    Abstract: A display device may include: a display panel configured to be driven in an active time and a blank time within one frame and including pixels each having a driving transistor; a data driver configured to provide a first data voltage based on an image data to the pixels in the active time; and a timing controller configured to compensate for the image data based on a first compensation data for a threshold voltage of the driving transistor and a second compensation data for a mobility of the driving transistor, the timing controller including a data compensator, a non-volatile memory, and volatile memories. The timing controller may be further configured to read a reference first compensation data from the non-volatile memory in the active time and update the first compensation data and the second compensation data to be stored in one of the volatile memories in the blank time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jeonghyo Park, Minho Cho
  • Patent number: 11774786
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a view-angle control device includes: a drive layer in which light-transmitting regions and switchable regions are alternately arranged in one direction, each light-transmitting region being configured to transmit light, each switchable region being switchable between a light-transmitting state and a light-blocking state through switching of liquid crystal orientation; and a plurality of optical member layers stacked together with the drive layer. Each optical member layer includes a base member that transmits light and a light-blocking part that is provided at a position overlapping with the switchable region and blocks light. The light-blocking part is disposed on a surface of the base member on a farther side from the drive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Takeo Koito
  • Patent number: 11776498
    Abstract: Disclosed are method and apparatus for compensating for image quality of liquid crystal display device, and a terminal device. The method includes: acquiring RGB value of each pixel in image information output by the liquid crystal display device at a predetermined time interval within preset time period and calculating RGB sum of the RGB values of each pixel, when a duration of display on a screen of the liquid crystal display device is greater than or equal to a preset duration; selecting a RGB sum with the maximum value from the individual RGB sums as a first compensation evaluation value; and compensating for the RGB value of each pixel according to the first compensation evaluation value, each of the RGB sums, an acquired RGB offset compensation value, and the RGB value of each pixel, if the first compensation evaluation value is greater than or equal to a first compensation threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: SHENZHEN CHUANGWEI-RGB ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuming Dai
  • Patent number: 11776484
    Abstract: A display device of the invention includes a pixel unit including first pixels which display a first color; and a data driver which supplies first data voltages to the first pixels. The data driver includes: a first master gamma block including first master amplifiers which generate first reference gamma voltages; a first slave gamma block which generates first gamma voltages by dividing the first reference gamma voltages; and a first decoder which provides some of the first gamma voltages as the first data voltages, and each of the first master amplifiers is enabled or disabled based on a maximum luminance of the pixel unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun Ho Lim, Hyun Ha Yang, Myeong Bin Lim
  • Patent number: 11769458
    Abstract: A display device includes a display unit including a first pixel, a second pixel disposed adjacent to the first pixel in a first direction, a third pixel disposed adjacent to the first pixel in a second direction crossing the first direction, and a fourth pixel disposed adjacent to the third pixel in the first direction. Each of the first to fourth pixels includes a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel. The display device further includes a data driver that outputs a plurality of data voltages, a selective output unit that outputs the data voltages to the first to fourth pixels in a different order for each of a plurality of frames, and a scan driver that outputs a first scan signal to the first and second pixels and outputs a second scan signal, which is delayed from the first scan signal, to the third and fourth pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin-Wook Yang, Soon-Dong Kim, Changnoh Yoon
  • Patent number: 11756474
    Abstract: A display device, includes: a scan driver configured to sequentially supply scan signals having a turn-on level to the first scan line and the second scan line during a first period and to concurrently supply scan signals having a turn-on level to the first scan line and the second scan line during a second period after the first period, wherein: a mask period corresponds to a difference between a start point of the second period and a start point of the first period in a next frame period, a first frame period and a second frame period have different mask periods, a third frame period between the first frame period and the second frame period has a same mask period as the first frame period, and a fourth frame period between the first frame period and the second frame period has a same mask period as the second frame period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang Su Han, Kyun Ho Kim, Seong Jun Kim, Jung Taek Kim, Hyung Keun Park, Joon Suk Baik, Se Keun Lee
  • Patent number: 11756468
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to display devices, and more specifically, to a display device with a sensor circuit capable of sensing the presence or absence of an abnormality in a signal line located in a bending area. Through these, a display device is provided that enables an accurate check to be performed for the presence or absence of an abnormality, such as a crack, or the like in signal lines located in the bending area, and thus, has a normal bending structure without defects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jaehyun You, JooHwan Kim, DongGeun Bae
  • Patent number: 11749147
    Abstract: A method for testing a touch display panel includes: dividing a frame period of the image into a first subframe period and a second subframe period; transmitting pixel data to some subpixels corresponding to a touch sensing electrode in the first subframe period; and transmitting pixel data to the other subpixels corresponding to the touch sensing electrode in the second subframe period. The number of the subpixels receiving pixel data of positive polarity in the some subpixels subtracted by the number of the subpixels receiving pixel data of negative polarity in the some subpixels is defined as a first value, the number of the subpixels receiving pixel data of positive polarity in the other subpixels subtracted by the number of the subpixels receiving pixel data of negative polarity in the other subpixels is defined as a second value, and a sum of the first and second values is 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignee: HannStar Display Corporation
    Inventor: Ya-Wen Lee
  • Patent number: 11735102
    Abstract: A driving circuit and a display device are provided. The driving circuit includes a level conversion chip, a scan line, a data line, a power line, a first transistor, a second transistor, and a light emitting unit. A protection unit is disposed between the level conversion chip and an intersection of the scan line and the power line, and the protection unit is configured to reduce current between the level conversion chip and the power line when the scan line and the power line are short-circuited. In the embodiment of the present disclosure, when the scan line and the power line are short-circuited, the protection unit reduces the current between the power line and the level conversion chip to prevent excessive current between the level conversion chip and the power line, and prevent the level conversion chip from heating and burning.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: TCL China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jinfeng Liu
  • Patent number: 11735085
    Abstract: An output buffer for a source driver of a panel includes an output stage, configured to output an output voltage; an operational transconductance amplifier (OTA), configured to control the output stage to charge or discharge a capacitor of a pixel of the panel; and a detector, coupled between the OTA and the output stage, configured to output an enabling signal to turn on/off the output buffer after the output buffer finishes charging or discharging the capacitor of the pixel of the panel, wherein the enabling signal is determined according to a current value of the output stage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Inventor: Ying-Neng Huang
  • Patent number: 11736803
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a full-screen display device capable of sufficiently securing light transmittance of a sensor area overlapping a sensor unit in a pixel array and minimizing deterioration in perceived image quality of the sensor area. The pixels are arranged in the sensor area overlapping the sensor unit in the pixel array of the full-screen display device such that the number of pixels gradually decreases from the outer periphery toward the center of the sensor area in units of masks, and the area of a transmission portion gradually increases from the outer periphery toward the center of the sensor area in units of masks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young-Tae Kim, Jun-Woo Jang, Tae-Yong Park, Woong-Jin Seo
  • Patent number: 11721703
    Abstract: A display device that is suitable for increasing its size is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Kei Takahashi, Yoshiyuki Kurokawa
  • Patent number: 11721265
    Abstract: A data driving circuit includes: a resistor string in which a plurality of resistors are connected in series; and a plurality of data channels connected to a high voltage node, intermediate voltage nodes, and a low voltage node of the resistor string and configured to convert a digital data signal into an analog data voltage. Each of the plurality of data channels includes: a main digital-to-analog converter connected to the high voltage node, the intermediate voltage nodes, and the low voltage node, a multiplier connected to an output terminal of the main digital-to-analog converter, a sub digital-to-analog converter connected to some of the high voltage node, the intermediate voltage nodes, and the low voltage node, and a voltage synthesizer connected to an output terminal of the multiplier and an output terminal of the sub digital-to-analog converter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignees: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD., KOREAN ADVANCE INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Hyung Gun Ma, Gyu Wan Lim, Gyeong Gu Kang, Hyun Sik Kim, Keum Dong Jung, Moon Jae Jeong
  • Patent number: 11710459
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a first source group and a second source group, each of which includes a plurality of source channels, and a gamma block that receives first to 2i-th initial voltages (i being an integer of 1 or more), outputs first to 2i-th intermediate voltages by amplifying the first to i-th initial voltages, and outputs first to i-th gamma voltages to the first source group by buffering the first to 2i-th intermediate voltages, and a first buffer block that receives the first to 2i-th intermediate voltages from the gamma block and buffers the first to 2i-th intermediate voltages so as to be output to the second source group, and the gamma block may include a first resistor string including a plurality of resistors connected between nodes from which the first to i-th gamma voltages are output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: In-Suk Kim, Jungmoon Kim, Woo-Nyoung Lee
  • Patent number: 11709646
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a wireless device including a display, a wireless communication interface configured to wirelessly perform communication with an external device, and a processor configured to activate any one of a first connection mode in which connection with the external device is established through an access point or a second connection mode in which direct connection with the external device is established, based on a network environment and receive, from the external device, image data corresponding to a source image being displayed on the external device according to the activated connection mode and display, on the display, a mirroring image based on the received image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2023
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Byounghyun Shin, Eunjung Lee, Jinseong Kim, Kyungnam Bae, Jeonghwan Kwon