With Plural Colors For Each Display Element (i.e., Each Pixel Or Segment) Patents (Class 349/108)
  • Patent number: 11114016
    Abstract: Provided are a pixel arrangement structure, a display panel, and a display apparatus. The pixel arrangement structure includes a plurality of first sub-pixels, a plurality of second sub-pixels, and a plurality of third sub-pixels, and the plurality of first, second and third sub-pixels form a plurality of virtual polygons. In each virtual polygon, the second sub-pixels and the third sub-pixels are located at a first vertex and a second vertex of the virtual polygon, respectively, the first vertex and the second vertex are alternated and spaced apart from each other, the first sub-pixel is located inside the virtual polygon, a first distance from a center of the first sub-pixel to a center of any third sub-pixel is equal, a second distance from a center of the first sub-pixel to a center of any second sub-pixel is equal, and the first distance is equal to the second distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: KunShan Go-Visionox Opto-Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Mingxing Liu, Xiaoyu Gao, Pengle Dang, Li Lin, Shuaiyan Gan, Feng Gao
  • Patent number: 11042066
    Abstract: A display panel and a display device are provided. The display panel includes: a first substrate, a second substrate cell-aligned with the first substrate, a first electrode, a second electrode, the first electrode and the second electrode being used to provide an electric field, and a dimming layer between the first substrate and the second substrate, the dimming layer comprising a two-dimensional material deflected between a direction perpendicular to the first substrate and a direction parallel to the first substrate under the action of the electric field.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hao Miao, Pengju Zhang, Mingxing Liu, Haiyan Sun, Hong Zhu
  • Patent number: 11009911
    Abstract: The present invention provides a display panel including a non-rectangular display area. The display panel includes a first pixel row. The first pixel row includes a plurality of inner pixels and a plurality of end pixels. The inner pixels are disposed in the non-rectangular display area, and the end pixels are disposed between an end of the first pixel row and the inner pixels. An area of a display region of each of the end pixels is less than an area of a display region of each of the inner pixels. In the first pixel row, areas of a plurality of display regions of the end pixels are increased along a direction from the end of the first pixel row toward the inner pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: HANNSTAR DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sung-Chun Lin, Chen-Yin Su
  • Patent number: 10976622
    Abstract: A display panel, a manufacturing method thereof and a display device are provided. The display panel includes an array substrate and a color filter substrate disposed oppositely. A light transmission medium layer is provided between the array substrate and the color filter substrate, the light transmission medium layer being made of graphene oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Pengju Zhang, Hao Miao, Haiyan Sun, Mingxing Liu, Hong Zhu
  • Patent number: 10943520
    Abstract: The present invention provides a display method of a display panel, a drive circuit, a display device and a computer-readable storage medium. The method comprises: acquiring remaining ratios of subpixels of respective colors in each irregular pixel, the remaining ratio being a ratio of the opening area of the subpixel in the irregular pixel and the opening area of the subpixel of the same color in the regular pixel; determining actual light intensities of respective subpixels in each irregular pixel according to remaining ratios and corresponding original light intensities of the respective subpixels; causing respective subpixels in each irregular pixel to display corresponding actual light intensities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignees: Beijing BOE Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd., BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Xingjun Shu, Xi Chen, Yafeng Wang, Yanming Wang, Lidong Wang, Zhengxuan Lv, Zongli Gao, Junjie Xu, Bing Xia, Qi Zhang, Jingfei Mu, Dawei Wang
  • Patent number: 10871684
    Abstract: A display panel and a display device are provided. The display panel includes a display region, a color film substrate, and an array substrate. The display region includes transmissive regions each including color sub-pixels, and reflective regions each including black-and-white sub-pixels. A first common electrode is configured in the color film substrate corresponding to all of the transmissive regions and the reflective regions. A plurality of first pixel electrodes is configured in a portion of the array substrate corresponding to the transmissive regions. A plurality of second pixel electrodes, a reflective layer and a plurality of first thin-film transistors are configured in a portion of the array substrate corresponding to the reflective regions. One first thin-film transistor is electrically connected to one first pixel electrode. A second common electrode is configured in the array substrate corresponding to all of the transmissive regions and the reflective regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: SHANGHAI TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mingwei Zhang, Baoling Liu, Xiangjian Kong
  • Patent number: 10768469
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device includes a pixel including: a first sub-pixel including a first color filter transmitting light having a spectrum peak falling on a spectrum of reddish green; a second sub-pixel including a second color filter transmitting light having a spectrum peak falling on a spectrum of bluish green; a third sub-pixel including a third color filter transmitting light having a spectrum peak falling on a spectrum of red; and a fourth sub-pixel including a fourth color filter transmitting light having a spectrum peak falling on a spectrum of blue. The first, second, third, and fourth sub-pixels each include a reflective electrode reflecting light transmitted through the color filter. Each of the third and fourth sub-pixels is greater in size than the first and second sub-pixels. The first sub-pixel with the second sub-pixel has a size equal to or greater than that of the third sub-pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Yata, Kazunari Tomizawa
  • Patent number: 10748466
    Abstract: A display panel and a method of driving the display panel are proposed. The display panel includes a pixel array, a data driving circuit comprising one or more data line, a scanning driving circuit, and a demultiplexing circuit. The scanning driving circuit and the demultiplexing circuit both are configured to input a data signal through the data line into the first subpixel, the second subpixel, the fourth subpixel, and the third subpixel sequentially. The present disclosure can reduce power consumption of the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Semiconductor Display Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Mian Zeng
  • Patent number: 10725355
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to enhance a display quality of a liquid crystal display panel by causing a contour of a display region not to be noticeable. A display region of a liquid crystal display panel (100) includes a normal display region (101a) and a boundary display region (101c), an image being displayed more darkly in the boundary display region (101c), which is in contact with a black light blocking part (101b), than in the normal display region (101a).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masayuki Kanehiro, Youhei Nakanishi
  • Patent number: 10705384
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel and a light source for outputting a first color light to the display panel. The display panel includes a first display substrate, a second substrate facing the first substrate, and a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first display substrate and the second substrate. The second display substrate includes a base substrate, a color filter layer including a plurality of color filters spaced apart from each other on the base substrate, a color conversion layer including a plurality of dams, and a plurality of conversion parts overlapping the color filters, disposed on the base substrate, and disposed between the plurality of dams, a reflection layer disposed on the dams, and a hydrophobic area disposed on the reflection layer, overlapping an upper surface of the dams, and non-overlapping a side surface of the dams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Eun-ae Kwak, Min-uk Kim, Junho Song, Youngje Cho
  • Patent number: 10705372
    Abstract: A liquid display panel, and a display device are provided. The liquid display panel includes a first substrate and a color filter layer. The first substrate includes a plurality of data lines and a plurality of scanning lines. The color filter layer includes a plurality of color-blockers. The data lines and the scanning lines intersect to form a plurality of pixels arranged in an array. Each pixel includes a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel adjacent to each other. Each first sub-pixel includes a first pixel electrode, and each second sub-pixel includes a second pixel electrode. The first sub-pixel and the second sub-pixel have an approximately same area. Each color-blocker corresponds to one of the pixels arranged in an array, and includes a first region and a second region, corresponding to the first sub-pixel and the second sub-pixel in a same pixel. The second region and the first region have a same color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: SHANGHAI TIANMA MICRO-ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ming Xie
  • Patent number: 10514569
    Abstract: An array substrate, a display panel, and a display device are provided. The array substrate includes a plurality of scanning lines parallel with each other, and a plurality of data lines parallel with each other, the scanning lines being intersected and insulated with the data lines to form a plurality of pixel areas. Each of the pixel areas includes a white sub-pixel and at least one color sub-pixel. Control ends of the white sub-pixel and the at least one color sub-pixel are respectively connected with the corresponding scanning lines, and input ends of the white sub-pixel and the at least one color sub-pixel are respectively connected with the corresponding data lines. Wherein the white sub-pixel includes a first white displaying pixel and a second white displaying pixel, and a voltage divider is connected in series between the first white displaying pixel and the second white displaying pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Zhenzhou Xing
  • Patent number: 10510778
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an array substrate, a display device and a wearable device. The array substrate includes a plurality of pixel units. Each of the pixel units includes a pixel electrode and a thin film transistor connected to the pixel electrodes, the plurality of pixel units forms a display region, and the thin film transistor of the pixel unit at an edge of the display region is closer to the edge of the display region than the pixel electrode thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Wenbo Li
  • Patent number: 10388675
    Abstract: In a matrix device having two or more systems of electrode groups such as X and Y systems, the one or more electrode groups are grouped into groups each consisting of a plurality of pixel electrodes, connection wires are branched off and connected to the pixel electrodes so that the same signal is not supplied to the pixel electrodes of the same group but the same signal is supplied to one pixel electrode of two or more groups, switching elements are provided corresponding to the individual pixel electrodes, and a gate electrode and a gate insulating film of the switching elements are used in common in the same group. Accordingly, in the matrix device and manufacturing of the matrix device, the number of connection wires and driver ICs is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Yoshihisa Usami
  • Patent number: 10339852
    Abstract: A display panel includes a plurality of pixels, data lines, gate lines, a gate driver and terminals. The plurality of pixels form a plurality of rows and columns. The plurality of data lines extend in a first direction parallel to the pixel columns. Each data line is connected to at least two adjacent pixels included in a single pixel row. The plurality of gate lines extend in a second direction parallel with the plurality of pixel rows. The gate lines each connect to at least one pixel included in a single pixel row. At least two gate lines are disposed between two adjacent pixel rows. The gate driver generates signals to drive the plurality of gate lines. The plurality of terminals receives the gate signals to transmit the gate signals to the plurality of gate lines. Some of the terminals connect with some gate lines having a cross-coupled structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jinpil Kim, Jung-Won Kim, Jaesung Bae, Namjae Lim
  • Patent number: 10324339
    Abstract: Provided is a technique for correcting a yellow shift to white. A liquid crystal display includes the following: a color filter substrate including a black matrix provided with a plurality of openings, and coloring materials of a plurality of colors disposed in the respective plurality of openings; an upper electrode having a plurality of slits for each opening; and a lower electrode. The plurality of colors include blue and two or more different colors other than blue. With respect to a first distance being a distance between an end of a drive region and an end of the opening corresponding to the plurality of slits, the first distance corresponding to the blue coloring material is different from the first distance corresponding to each of the coloring materials of the different colors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventor: Kazunori Okumoto
  • Patent number: 10310320
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display includes: a first substrate and a second substrate arranged to face each other; a liquid crystal layer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate; first and second color filters of different colors, which are provided on the first substrate and arrayed in a first direction; and a first spacer provided between the first substrate and the second substrate and configured to adjust thickness of the liquid crystal layer. Each of the first and second color filters includes a first portion extending in a second direction intersecting with the first direction, and a second portion connected to the first portion and projected in the first direction. The first spacer is provided on the second portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: ORTUS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Junya Teruhira
  • Patent number: 10274778
    Abstract: A color filter plate, a color filter plate fabrication method and a display panel are provided. The color filter plate comprises a substrate and a plurality of color filter elements alternately arranged on the substrate. Each color filter element includes two edge portions and one body portion between the two edge portions. The plurality of color filter elements further comprises a plurality of first color filter elements, and at least one edge portion of each first color filter element is thicker than the body portion of each first color filter element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignees: Xiamen Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd., Tianma Micro-electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shumao Wu, Xiufeng Zhou
  • Patent number: 10268065
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes: a display panel including a rounded corner and a black matrix formed in an edge portion of the display panel and configured to prevent patterns formed in the edge portion from being exposed externally to the display panel; a light guide plate configured to guide light to the display panel; light sources configured to radiate the light to the light guide plate; and a middle mold having a shape corresponding to the display panel, and configured to support the display panel and the light guide plate to be apart from each other, wherein the black matrix includes a first rounded corner portion having a first width greater than widths of other portions of the black matrix, and the middle mold includes a display panel support configured to support the display panel and including a second rounded corner portion having a second width greater than widths of other portions of the display panel support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Do Hyeon Baek, Sung Je Woo, Hyun Jun Jung, Jong Hee Han
  • Patent number: 10222667
    Abstract: A display apparatus including a display panel including a pixel electrode and a plurality of first signal lines transmitting a driving signal to the pixel electrode, a conductive member on the first signal lines, the conductive member having a resin, and a second signal line on the conductive member, the second signal line having an opening through which the resin travels to couple the second signal line with one of the first signal lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seong-Yong Hwang, An-Na Park, Weon-Sik Oh, Jin-Kwan Kim, Sung-Lak Choi, Kyung-Lae Rho, Hyo-Hwi Choi, Ju-Yong Kim, Dong-Ha Lee
  • Patent number: 10197855
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes a display panel which displays an image, an accommodating frame in which the display panel is accommodated, the accommodating frame including a bottom portion, a plurality of light source units arranged in a matrix form on the bottom portion, and a plurality of partitions dividing the plurality of light source units based on a row or column direction, wherein each of the plurality of light source units includes a plurality of light sources having different wavelengths, and the partition is spaced apart from the display panel and the bottom portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyunmin Cho, Jonghyuk Kang, Jaebyung Park, Hyundeok Im, Jaewoong Kang, Sungjin Hong
  • Patent number: 10180604
    Abstract: A transverse electric field type liquid crystal display panel includes a pair of substrates opposed with a liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween. A plurality of sub-pixels having at least one curved portion in a display area are provided in a matrix on one side of the pair of substrates, and a pair of electrodes having at least one curved portion are formed in the plurality of sub-pixels. A light shield layer shielding a non-display area positioned on an outer peripheral side of the display area and between the plurality of sub-pixels is formed on the other side of the pair of substrates. The light shield layer of the non-display area is formed in a shape in which the outermost peripheral side of the display area is rectangular.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Akio Ota
  • Patent number: 10163985
    Abstract: A subpixel arrangement structure for a display device includes a plurality of unit pixels each having a red subpixel, a green subpixel, and a blue subpixel. The red, green, and blue subpixels form a delta arrangement. Green subpixels are disposed on a plurality of first subpixel arrangement lines, each of which extends along a direction of a first axis. Two red subpixels and two blue subpixels are alternately disposed along the first axis direction on a plurality of second subpixel arrangement lines. Each of the plurality of second subpixel arrangement lines is positioned between every two of the plurality of first subpixel arrangement lines and extends along the first axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Soonjae Hwang, Homin Lim, Hanareum Jung, Thomas Lloyd Credelle
  • Patent number: 10139664
    Abstract: An LCD panel includes a display having a right edge, a left edge, and a center line. The display includes first substrate comprising a set of data lines extending in first direction and aligned in second direction, each of the data lines having a center. The display further includes second substrate aligned with the first substrate comprising a light blocking film overlapping the set of data lines and having a set of light blocking portions extending in the first direction and aligned in the second direction, each of the light blocking portions having a center and overlapping with an associated one of the data lines. The display has a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate and relative distance between the center of a data line and the center of an associated light blocking portion is determined based on a location of the data line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Naotoshi Sumiya
  • Patent number: 10108004
    Abstract: An electrowetting display comprises a support plate on which individual electrowetting pixels separated from one another by pixel walls are formed. The individual electrowetting pixels include an electrode layer on the support plate, a dielectric barrier layer on the electrode layer, a hydrophobic layer on the dielectric barrier layer, and quantum dots between the hydrophobic layer and the electrode layer. The quantum dots may utilize blue or white light illuminating the pixels to emit longer-wavelength colors such as red and green. Such a feature may enhance or replace functionality of color filters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Erno Hermanus Antonius Langendijk, Lara Tauk, Robin Leguijt, Irén Fischer
  • Patent number: 10050127
    Abstract: An array substrate for a display device is disclosed. The array substrate includes a substrate comprising a plurality of subpixels, at least one of which is a white subpixel. The array substrate also includes an insulating layer disposed on the substrate in each of the subpixels and a plurality of color filter layers disposed on the insulating layer, each of the color filter layers being disposed respectively in a corresponding one of the subpixels. At least two of the color filter layers have a same color and are respectively disposed in the white subpixel and in at least one of the subpixels adjacent to the white subpixel. The insulating layer has a slope at a boundary between the white subpixel and the at least one of the subpixels adjacent to the white subpixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyunsoo Lim, KangJu Lee, Sookang Kim, Wonhoe Koo, Jihyang Jang, Mingeun Choi
  • Patent number: 10031375
    Abstract: A display device array substrate includes first and second light blocking regions, a first insulation layer disposed on the first light blocking region, a second insulation layer disposed on the second light blocking region, a light blocking member including a first part disposed on the first light blocking region and the first insulation layer, a second part disposed on the second light blocking region and the second insulation layer, and a third part disposed on a boundary between the first and second light blocking regions. A minimum height from an upper surface of the first insulation substrate to an upper surface of the third part is lower than a minimum height from the upper surface of the first insulation substrate to an upper surface of the first part and a minimum height from the upper surface of the first insulation substrate to an upper surface of the second part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sun Kyu Joo, Jang Wi Ryu, Chul Huh
  • Patent number: 10018773
    Abstract: A backlight module includes: a first frame having a first portion parallel to the display substrate; and a first light shielding structure provided between the first portion and the display substrate, wherein a vertical projection of the first light shielding structure on a plane in which the display substrate is located at least partially overlaps with at least one substrate light shielding structure adjacent to an edge of the display substrate. An embodiment of the present invention further provides a display device including the backlight module described above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI XINSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yanping Li, Zhiyu Qian, Zhengyuan Zhang, Yiqiang Jiang, Yong Sun
  • Patent number: 10018865
    Abstract: An array substrate and a liquid crystal display apparatus are disclosed. The array substrate includes a substrate and a first electrode formed on the substrate. The array substrate includes a first side and a second side that is opposite to the first side. The first electrode includes multiple pixels and each pixel includes multiple slits. A slit width of at least one slit close to the second side and an inter-slit distance between the at least one slit and another slit adjacent to the at least one slit are greater than a slit width of a first slit close to the first side and an inter-slit distance between the first slit and another slit adjacent to the first slit, respectively. The liquid crystal display apparatus has uniform grayscale in different positions from the first side close to the backlight source to the second side opposite to the first side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Lifeng Lin, Hongming Zhan, Yongcan Wang
  • Patent number: 10002576
    Abstract: A light modulating Backplane with configurable multi-electrode pixels is disclosed. The configurable multi-electrode pixel includes a first set of dot electrodes in a first field and a second set of dot electrodes in a second field. Generally, dot electrode is included in both the first set of dot electrodes and the second set of dot electrodes. For example, a pixel control circuit coupled to a dedicated dot electrode. A first dot electrode is coupled to the pixel control circuit by a first dot electrode connection circuit and a second dot electrode is coupled to the pixel control circuit by a second dot electrode connection circuit. During the first field the first dot electrode connection circuit is active while the second dot electrode connection circuit is inactive. During the second field, the first dot electrode connection circuit is inactive while the second dot electrode connection circuit is active.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Syndiant, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Ian Russell, Craig Michael Waller, Eric Paul Eisenbrandt
  • Patent number: 9978321
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes signal lines, scanning lines, a first pixel, a second pixel and a third pixel. The first pixel including a first subpixel which displays a first color, a second subpixel which displays white, and a third subpixel which displays a second color. The second pixel including a fourth subpixel which displays a third color, a fifth subpixel which displays white, and a sixth subpixel which displays the first color. The third pixel including a seventh subpixel which displays the second color, an eighth subpixel which displays white, and a ninth subpixel which displays the third color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Takeyuki Tsuruma, Akira Sakaigawa, Masaaki Kabe, Kojiro Ikeda
  • Patent number: 9946131
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device in which smear error is suppressed and transmittance is uniform is provided. In a liquid crystal display device which includes a plurality of pixels and uses comb-teeth-shaped transparent conductive films 110 as common wirings, the common wirings include mesh-shaped common metal wirings 101v and 101h extending in a vertical direction and a horizontal direction and the comb-teeth-shaped transparent conductive films 110 are connected between adjacent pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Saori Sugiyama, Yuji Maede, Masateru Morimoto
  • Patent number: 9936543
    Abstract: A display device includes a circular display panel, an encapsulation substrate on the circular display panel, and an optical element interposed between the circular display panel and the encapsulation substrate, the optical element including a light guide member having a ring shape to correspond to a boundary of the circular display panel, the light guide member configuring a boundary of the optical element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Min Young Kang
  • Patent number: 9886880
    Abstract: The present invention provides a drive method and a drive device of a liquid crystal display, and the drive method comprises: receiving an image to display; implementing skin color detection to the image pixels of the image to display to determine nude pixel and non skin color pixel; setting different skin color weights for the nude pixel and the non skin color pixel; implementing the color washout compensation to the image to display according to the skin color weight; driving the liquid crystal panel to show the image to display after the color washout compensation. With the aforesaid arrangement, the present invention preferably improves the resolution and viewing angle of the display at the same time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Yu-yeh Chen, Dongsheng Guo, Jiang Zhu, Lei Sun, Li-wei Chu, Jhen-wei He
  • Patent number: 9858843
    Abstract: The present invention provides a drive method and a drive device of a liquid crystal display, and the drive method comprises: receiving an image to display; setting different weights for respective primary color components of the image pixels in the image to display; implementing the color washout compensation to the image to display according to the weight; driving the liquid crystal panel to show the image to display after the color washout compensation. With the aforesaid arrangement, the present invention can reduce the color washout under large view angle to promote the display effect of the large view angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Yu-yeh Chen, Dongsheng Guo, Jiang Zhu, Lei Sun, Li-wei Chu, Jhen-wei He
  • Patent number: 9835886
    Abstract: An LCD includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and a liquid crystal layer. The first substrate is provided with a first electrode. The first electrode is provided with a plurality of first elongated electrodes. The second substrate is provided with a second electrode and a third electrode. The second electrode is a common electrode and the third electrode is a pixel electrode. The second electrode is provided with a plurality of second elongated electrodes. The first elongated electrodes and the second elongated electrodes are arranged alternately, and the first elongated electrodes have no overlap with the second elongated electrodes. When no bias voltage is applied between the first electrode and the second electrode, the LCD is displayed with a wide viewing angle; and when a bias voltage is applied between the first electrode and the second electrode, the LCD is displayed with a narrow viewing angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: INFOVISION OPTOELECTRONICS (KUNSHAN) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Limei Jiang, Xuemei Jiang, Tingting Wu, Rui Liu
  • Patent number: 9812049
    Abstract: A display device including a plurality sub-pixel groups is disclosed. Each of the plurality sub-pixel groups includes a first sub-pixel, locating at a first column, a first row and a second row adjacent to the first row; a second sub-pixel, locating at a second column adjacent to the first column, the first row and the second row; a third sub-pixel locating at a third column adjacent to the second column and a first row; and a fourth sub-pixel locating at the third column and the second row.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: NOVATEK Microelectronics Corp.
    Inventor: Kai-Min Yang
  • Patent number: 9799304
    Abstract: The present invention provides a drive method and a drive device of a liquid crystal display, and the drive method comprises: receiving an image to display; employing the original gray scale values of the respective primary color components of the respective image pixels of the image to display to respectively generate a first display gray scale value and a second display gray scale value; employing the first display gray scale value and the second display gray scale value to respectively control display brightnesses of two display pixels of the same color on a liquid crystal panel, wherein the first display gray scale value is larger than the second display gray scale value. With the aforesaid arrangement, the present invention can reduce the color washout under large view angle to promote the display effect of the large view angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Yu-yeh Chen, Dongsheng Guo, Jiang Zhu, Lei Sun, Li-wei Chu, Jhen-wei He
  • Patent number: 9761167
    Abstract: The present invention provides a drive method and a drive device of a liquid crystal display, and the drive method comprises: receiving an image to display; implementing color detection to the image pixels of the image to display to determine a predetermined color pixel; implementing adjustment to the original gray scale values of the respective primary color components of the predetermined color pixel to make that a difference between a relatively higher original gray scale value and a relatively lower original gray scale value before adjustment becomes larger after adjustment for the same predetermined color pixel; implementing color washout compensation to the image to display; driving the liquid crystal panel to show the image to display after the color washout compensation. With the aforesaid arrangement, the present invention can reduce the color washout under large view angle to promote the display effect of the large view angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Yu-yeh Chen, Dongsheng Guo, Jiang Zhu, Lei Sun, Li-wei Chu, Jhen-wei He
  • Patent number: 9740039
    Abstract: A display device includes a plurality of color filters positioned in a plurality of color pixels, respectively, and representing different colors from each other, and an overcoat layer including a transparent organic material and a blue colorant and including a portion positioned on the plurality of color filters and a portion positioned in the white pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Suek Kim, Gwan-Soo Kim
  • Patent number: 9702511
    Abstract: A lighting may include at least one semiconductor light source which emits primary light, at least one phosphor region spaced apart from the at least one semiconductor light source and serving for at least partly converting the primary light into secondary light, and at least one filter disposed downstream of the at least one phosphor region, wherein the at least one filter is partly reflective at least to the primary light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: OSRAM GMBH
    Inventors: Henrike Streppel, Moritz Engl, Dirk Berben, Joerg Frischeisen, Michael Schoewel
  • Patent number: 9613573
    Abstract: A light modulating Backplane with configurable multi-electrode pixels is disclosed. The configurable multi-electrode pixel includes a first set of dot electrodes in a first field and a second set of dot electrodes in a second field. Generally, dot electrode is included in both the first set of dot electrodes and the second set of dot electrodes. For example, a pixel control circuit coupled to a dedicated dot electrode. A first dot electrode is coupled to the pixel control circuit by a first dot electrode connection circuit and a second dot electrode is coupled to the pixel control circuit by a second dot electrode connection circuit. During the first field the first dot electrode connection circuit is active while the second dot electrode connection circuit is inactive. During the second field, the first dot electrode connection circuit is inactive while the second dot electrode connection circuit is active.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: Syndiant, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Ian Russell, Craig Michael Waller, Eric Paul Eisenbrandt
  • Patent number: 9583034
    Abstract: A subpixel arrangement structure for a display device includes a plurality of unit pixels each having a red subpixel, a green subpixel, and a blue subpixel. The red, green, and blue subpixels form a delta arrangement. Green subpixels are disposed on a plurality of first subpixel arrangement lines, each of which extends along a direction of a first axis. Two red subpixels and two blue subpixels are alternately disposed along the first axis direction on a plurality of second subpixel arrangement lines. Each of the plurality of second subpixel arrangement lines is positioned between every two of the plurality of first subpixel arrangement lines and extends along the first axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Soonjae Hwang, Homin Lim, Hanareum Jung, Thomas Lloyd Credelle
  • Patent number: 9553114
    Abstract: A novel display device capable of adjusting color purity is provided. A novel display device with improved adhesion of a color filter is provided. A novel display device capable of excellent reflective display is provided. The display device includes a transistor, a reflective electrode layer formed on the same surface as a source electrode layer or a drain electrode layer of the transistor, a first insulating layer over the reflective electrode layer, a coloring layer which is over the first insulating layer and overlaps with the reflective electrode layer, a second insulating layer over the coloring layer, and a pixel electrode layer over the second insulating layer. The coloring layer includes at least a first opening and a second opening. The pixel electrode layer is electrically connected to the transistor through the first opening. The second insulating layer is in contact with the first insulating layer in the second opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masataka Nakada, Hidenori Mori, Hisashi Ohtani
  • Patent number: 9478179
    Abstract: A display and methods of driving the display, where the display includes a plurality of pixels, where some colors are present in every pixel, and some colors are only present in less than all of the pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shmuel Roth, Moshe Ben-Chorin, Doron Malka, Dan Eliav
  • Patent number: 9478160
    Abstract: The present invention provides a display panel and a display method thereof, and a display device. The display panel comprises a plurality of circulation units, wherein each circulation unit is composed of one sub-pixel array or is composed of a plurality of sub-pixel arrays aligned in a row or column direction, and each sub-pixel array is composed of six sub-pixels arranged in two rows and three columns, wherein the six sub-pixels of each sub-pixel array include three color sub-pixels and three compensation sub-pixels, the three color sub-pixels include one red sub-pixel, one green sub-pixel and one blue sub-pixel, the three compensation sub-pixels are different from one another in color, and the sub-pixels with the same color are not adjacent to each other in the row direction and the column direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Renwei Guo, Xue Dong, Peng Liu
  • Patent number: 9472145
    Abstract: The present application discloses a liquid crystal display device for displaying a video on a display surface with pixels arranged in a matrix. Each of the pixels has three sub-pixels formed with different color filter portions in hue. The display surface includes pixel sets. Each of the pixel sets is defined to include two or three of the pixels next to each other in at least one of the vertical and horizontal directions. An opening is formed on one of the color filter portions every hue in each of the pixel sets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: PANASONIC LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro Kobayashi, Yoshio Umeda
  • Patent number: 9341878
    Abstract: An electronic device may have a display such as a liquid crystal display. A color filter layer may be formed on a display layer such as a transparent substrate layer of the display. The color filter layer may include an array of color filter elements on an inner surface of the transparent substrate layer. The color filter layer may include opaque masking material. In an inactive portion of the display, the opaque masking material may be formed over the color filter elements and interposed between the color filter elements. In the inactive portion of the display, the opaque masking material and the color filter elements may form a ring that serves as a border region surrounding an active portion of the display. In the active portion of the display, the opaque masking layer may be patterned to from an opaque matrix that separates the color filter elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Cheng Chen, Young Cheol Yang, Young Bae Park
  • Patent number: 9329399
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a naked-eye three-dimensional image display method and device, and the naked-eye three-dimensional image display method comprises: with a control means, making a two-dimensional display screen display a left-eye image at a first moment, and synchronously applying a first set of voltages to a liquid crystal lens located at a light-exiting side of the two-dimensional display screen, so that the left-eye image is projected through the liquid crystal lens to a left eye of an observer; and with the control means, making the two-dimensional display screen display a right-eye image at a second moment, and synchronously applying a second set of voltages to the liquid crystal lens, so that the right-eye image is projected through the liquid crystal lens to a right eye of the observer; wherein a time interval between the first moment and the second moment is not more than visual persistence time of human eyes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., CHENGDU BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junrui Zhang, Junhwan Lim, Yuanming Feng, Bo Shi
  • Patent number: 9267664
    Abstract: A patterned color conversion film and a display device using the same are disclosed. The patterned color conversion film of the present invention comprises: a separator with plural openings; and plural pixel units disposed in the openings respectively, each pixel unit respectively comprising: a medium and scattering particles dispersed therein. Herein, at least one of the plural pixel units comprises quantum dots having the scattering particles sized of between 0.05 and 1 ?m when a volume concentration of the quantum dots is in a range more than or equal to 5% and less than or equal to 80%, or having the scattering particles sized of between 0.2 and 2 ?m when the volume concentration of the quantum dots is in a range less than 5% and more than or equal to 0%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: INNOLUX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chih-Jung Chen, Ruey-Jer Weng, Jiun-Yi Lien