Substrate Patents (Class 349/158)
  • Patent number: 10629623
    Abstract: A gas barrier laminate includes a substrate and a barrier layer formed on at least one of faces of the substrate. The barrier layer includes composite oxide including silicon and alkaline-earth metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Sadanori Arae, Naoyuki Ueda, Yuki Nakamura, Yukiko Abe, Shinji Matsumoto, Yuji Sone, Ryoichi Saotome, Minehide Kusayanagi
  • Patent number: 10627660
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an apparatus for identifying a binding marker and a device for binding. The apparatus for identifying a binding marker comprises an induction unit and an identification unit, the set position of the induction unit corresponding to the binding marker, and the induction unit being capable of inducing a charge when the binding marker is powered, the identification unit being coupled to the induction unit, and used for receiving the charge induced by the induction unit, and identifying the binding marker according to the induced charge. For the apparatus for identifying a binding marker, when the binding marker is powered, the induction unit may induce a charge, the identification unit may identify the binding marker according to the induced charge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., FUZHOU BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xi Chen, Dongxi Li, Jianfeng Yuan, Yao Liu
  • Patent number: 10627855
    Abstract: A display device includes a backlight module, a rear casing, an outer bezel frame, and a panel module. The backlight module includes a back plate and a light emitting assembly disposed on the back plate for emitting light. The rear casing covers the backlight module. The outer bezel frame includes a bezel body, a first fixing portion and a second fixing portion. The first fixing portion and the second fixing portion are disposed on a rear side of the bezel body and spaced apart from each other in a lateral direction. The second fixing portion is located at a side of the first fixing portion away from the backlight module. The first fixing portion and the second fixing portion are respectively fixed to the back plate and the rear casing in the lateral direction. The panel module is fixed on a front side of the bezel body for displaying images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Guo-Wei Huang, Wei-Chia Huang, Chih-Chou Chou, Yao-Chen Yang
  • Patent number: 10618267
    Abstract: According to a method of manufacturing an image display device of the present invention, a photo-curable resin composition in a liquid state is applied to a surface of a light-transmitting cover member including a light-shielding layer or a surface of the image display member to a thickness greater than that of the light-shielding layer. Then, in this state, the photo-curable resin composition is irradiated with a UV ray to be pre-cured, thereby forming a pre-cured resin layer. Next, the image display member and the light-transmitting cover member are stacked via the pre-cured resin layer and thereafter, the pre-cured resin layer is irradiated with a UV ray to be completely cured, thereby forming a light-transmitting cured resin layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichi Ogawa, Yoshihisa Shinya, Naoki Hayashi, Tomoyuki Toyoda
  • Patent number: 10559773
    Abstract: A lighting apparatus of the present disclosure includes an organic light emitting diode formed by a first electrode, an organic light emitting layer, and a second electrode on a first substrate and configures the first electrode by a transparent conductive material having an electrical resistance of 2800 to 5500? in each pixel. Therefore, even though the first electrode and the second electrode are in contact with each other to remove the electrical resistance by the organic light emitting layer in the pixel, the overcurrent is suppressed from being applied to the pixel by the electrical resistance of the first electrode. Further, at least one conductive pattern formed of a low electrical resistance transparent conductive material which is connected to the first electrode in the pixel is disposed to suppress the degradation of the luminance by the first electrode having a high electrical resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: TaeJoon Song, JongMin Kim
  • Patent number: 10543662
    Abstract: A method of making a device substrate article having a device modified substrate supported on a glass carrier substrate, including: treating at least a portion of the first surface of a device substrate, at least a portion of a first surface of a glass carrier, or a combination thereof, wherein the treating produces a surface having: silicon; oxygen; carbon; and fluorine amounts; and a metal to fluorine ratio as defined herein; contacting the treated surface with an untreated or like-treated counterpart device substrate or glass carrier substrate to form a laminate comprised of the device substrate bonded to the glass carrier substrate; modifying at least a portion of the non-bonded second surface of the device substrate of the laminate with at least one device surface modification treatment; and separating the device substrate having the device modified second surface from the glass carrier substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Robert Alan Bellman, Prantik Mazumder, Robert George Manley, Kaveh Adib
  • Patent number: 10532550
    Abstract: According to a method of manufacturing an image display device of the present invention, a photo-curable resin composition in a liquid state is applied to a surface of a light-transmitting cover member including a light-shielding layer or a surface of the image display member to a thickness greater than that of the light-shielding layer. Then, in this state, the photo-curable resin composition is irradiated with a UV ray to be pre-cured, thereby forming a pre-cured resin layer. Next, the image display member and the light-transmitting cover member are stacked via the pre-cured resin layer and thereafter, the pre-cured resin layer is irradiated with a UV ray to be completely cured, thereby forming a light-transmitting cured resin layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichi Ogawa, Yoshihisa Shinya, Naoki Hayashi, Tomoyuki Toyoda
  • Patent number: 10509440
    Abstract: A bendable display assembly comprises a plurality of layered elements each having two side surfaces, each having an area, the elements comprising a display element capable of displaying an adjustable visual output. Two successive elements of the plurality of layered elements have opposite side surfaces facing towards each other, the opposite side surfaces being, for a majority of their areas, in contact with a sealed sliding fluid volume extending between the successive elements, whereby the successive elements are slidably movable relative to each other when the display assembly is bent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventor: Esa Hussa
  • Patent number: 10495915
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a display device, the display device including, a substrate, a circuit element layer including a semiconductor layer, an insulation layer and a conducting layer, a bump part including at least one layer selected from the semiconductor layer, the insulation layer and the conducting layer forming the circuit element, and a sealing film, the method is provided including forming the circuit element layer in a display region of a plurality of display panels on a first surface above the substrate, forming the bump part in a boundary region of the plurality of display panels, forming the sealing film on approximately the entire surface of the plurality of display panels, and dividing the display panels at the bump part by cutting the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Tetsuya Nagata
  • Patent number: 10494710
    Abstract: A film-forming method includes a sputtering step of forming a silicon nitride film or a silicon oxynitride film on a surface of a substrate by a sputtering method. The sputtering step is performed using a silicon-containing target, and using at least a nitrogen gas. The sputtering step is performed in an atmosphere having a water vapor partial pressure of about 1.5×10?3 Pa or less. A central region of the silicon nitride film or the silicon oxynitride film formed in the sputtering step has a hydrogen content of about 2 atom % or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naohisa Takahashi, Takehiro Uhara
  • Patent number: 10492310
    Abstract: A display device, and a method and apparatus for manufacturing the display device, are provided. The display device includes a cover window including a curved portion, and a display panel smaller in at least one of length or width than the cover window and laminated on a flat portion of the cover window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyung-Su Lee, Kwan-Young Han, Jong-Hwan Kim, Yong-Youl Cho
  • Patent number: 10473989
    Abstract: A thin film transistor (TFT) and a display device including the same capable of displaying an image having a uniform luminance are provided, the TFT including a gate electrode; a gate insulating layer disposed on the gate electrode; a semiconductor layer disposed on the gate insulating layer; a source electrode and a drain electrode disposed on the semiconductor layer while being spaced apart from one another; and a protective layer disposed on the source electrode and the drain electrode and having a contact hole through which a portion of the drain electrode is exposed, wherein the drain electrode includes a first drain electrode overlapping a portion of the gate electrode, a second drain electrode extending from the first drain electrode and having a portion exposed through the contact hole, and a third drain electrode branched from the first drain electrode to be spaced apart from the second drain electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Huigyeong Yun, Daecheol Kim, Konhaeng Lee, Hwarang Lee, Kookhyun Choi
  • Patent number: 10466521
    Abstract: To provide a display device including a touch sensor, in which input feeling can be obtained and deterioration of image quality is suppressed. The display device includes a touch sensor portion, a display panel, an elastic member, and a support. The touch sensor portion is provided over the display panel. The support is provided below the display panel. The elastic member is provided between the display panel and the support. The elastic member is provided in part of the periphery of a pixel region included in the display panel or in the entire periphery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hikaru Tamura
  • Patent number: 10429570
    Abstract: A light guide plate, a backlight module and a display device are provided. A first bottom surface of the light guide plate is provided with a first recess, and the first recess is configured to dispose a first optical film unit. A side surface of the light guide plate is provided with a second recess, and the second recess is configured to dispose a second optical film unit. The backlight module can be applied in multi-screen and multi-surface display devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE CHATANI ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tianlong Li, Zhendong Zhou
  • Patent number: 10431755
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes an insulating substrate including a first surface on which a plurality of pixels are disposed and a second surface on an opposite side to the first surface, a support substrate disposed on the second surface side of the insulating substrate and an adhesive layer located between the insulating substrate and the support substrate, and the display device includes a display area on which the plurality of pixels are arranged, and an end portion of the adhesive layer is located closer to the display area than an end portion of the insulating substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Takumi Sano
  • Patent number: 10409100
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel, a laminated member, a light blocking layer, and an alignment pattern. The display panel includes a display area. The laminated member is positioned on at least one surface of the display panel. The light blocking layer is positioned outside the display area and is disposed on one of the display panel or the laminated member. The alignment pattern is disposed on the other of the display panel and the laminated member correspondingly to an edge of the light blocking layer, and is configured to measure a misalignment between the display panel and the laminated member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Il-Joo Kim, Kyung Ho Jung, Se Young Song
  • Patent number: 10403177
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a flexible display apparatus including: a fixing body of which a hinge is applied to one or two edges; flexible display means whose one end portion is fixed to the fixing body and whose the other end portion which is not fixed is capable of being folded and unfolded in a state where the unfixed portion is supported at the outer circumferential surface of the hinge; and a cover plate which is assembled to a hinge shape of the fixing body in a rotatable state and has a sliding space part and a sliding guide jaw for allowing sliding of the unfixed portion of the flexible display means and supporting the unfixed portion of the flexible display means. A sliding plate which surrounds the unfixed end portion of the flexible display means and slides on the cover plate is additionally provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Inventor: You Seob Lim
  • Patent number: 10394081
    Abstract: The present invention provides a display substrate and a manufacturing method thereof and a display panel. The display substrate comprises a plurality of sub-substrates, distance measuring regions are provided on a base in space regions between the sub-substrates, the distance measuring region is configured to measure a distance between a mask plate and the base before forming each layer in the sub-substrates by using an exposure process, wherein a peripheral area of the distance measuring region is provided therein with a supporting layer on the base, the peripheral area is located in the space region and around the distance measuring region. There is no large segment difference between the peripheral area of the distance measuring region and the region, where the sub-substrate is located, of the display substrate, so that remarkable stress concentration cannot occur when the display substrate is subsequently aligned and assembled with other substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI XINSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chengying Cao, Yi Wang, Jideng Zhou, Wei Feng
  • Patent number: 10336189
    Abstract: A polarizer plate includes a base film, an adhesive layer disposed on one surface of the base film, a polarizer protection film disposed on one surface of the adhesive layer, a polarizer disposed on one surface of the polarizer protection film, and a cutting line formed perpendicular to the surface of the base film and configured to divide the polarizer protection film and the polarizer into separate regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang Jae Kim, Kwang Hyun Kim, Seon Ah Cho
  • Patent number: 10325978
    Abstract: The present application provides planar and stacked resistor structures that are embedded within an interconnect dielectric material in which the resistivity of an electrical conducting resistive material or electrical conducting resistive materials of the resistor structure can be tuned to a desired resistivity during the manufacturing of the resistor structure. Notably, a doped metallic insulator layer is formed atop a substrate. A controlled surface treatment process is then performed to an upper portion of the doped metallic insulator layer to convert the upper portion of the doped metallic insulator layer into an electrical conducting resistive material layer. The remaining doped metallic insulator layer and the electrical conducting resistive material layer are then patterned to provide the resistor structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Daniel C. Edelstein, Chih-Chao Yang
  • Patent number: 10300836
    Abstract: In the present invention, there is provided a lighting device including: a light source module including at least one light source and a light guide member that buries the light source; a shielding module accommodating the light source module therein, the shielding module having an opening region and a shielding region, which are provided above the light guide member; and a diffusion member disposed in the light guide member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun Hee Chae, Kwang Ho Park, Byoung Eon Lee
  • Patent number: 10236304
    Abstract: A gas barrier laminate includes a substrate and a barrier layer formed on at least one of faces of the substrate. The barrier layer includes composite oxide including silicon and alkaline-earth metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Sadanori Arae, Naoyuki Ueda, Yuki Nakamura, Yukiko Abe, Shinji Matsumoto, Yuji Sone, Ryoichi Saotome, Minehide Kusayanagi
  • Patent number: 10199596
    Abstract: A flexible organic light emitting display device includes a substrate having a display area and a side sealant pattern covering a portion outside the display area, wherein the side sealant pattern has a first width and a second width narrower than the first width, in the side sealant pattern, a pattern with the first width and a pattern with the second width alternate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yeonjun Oh, Jonghyun Park, Jaekyung Choi
  • Patent number: 10194538
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a display device includes mounting a cover window including a curved portion on a first jig including a curved portion, mounting a panel member on a second jig that conforms to a surface of the first jig, and laminating the cover window to the panel member by moving a first one of the first jig or the second jig to a first other one of the first jig or the second jig. An apparatus for manufacturing a display device includes a first jig including a mount surface that is partially curved to conform to a surface of a cover window, a second jig including a surface conforming to the mount surface and configured to contact a panel member, and a driving unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignees: Samsung Display Co., Ltd., Yodogawa Medec Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyung-Su Lee, Kwan-Young Han, Jong-Hwan Kim, Yong-Youl Cho, Young-Sik Kim, Yang-Han Son, Dae-Hyun Hwang, Kimura Shigeru
  • Patent number: 10180704
    Abstract: A device can include a folding case that includes a fold region that defines a first portion and a second portion of the folding case; a housing disposed on the first portion of the folding case where the housing includes a processor, memory operatively coupled to the processor, and a keyboard operatively coupled to the processor; and a flexible display operatively coupled to the processor and disposed in part on the first portion of the folding case and disposed in part on the second portion of the folding case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Aaron M. Stewart, Jonathan Jen-Wei Yu, Jeffrey Earle Skinner, Lincoln Penn Hancock
  • Patent number: 10175792
    Abstract: A rollable display device includes a flexible display module configured to display an image, a roller configured to roll up the flexible display module, and a plurality of support block groups each including a plurality of support blocks on the flexible display module and arranged in a first direction crossing a second direction of a rolling axis of the roller, the plurality of support block groups including a first support block group including first support blocks, and a second support block group including second support blocks each having a width in the first direction that is greater than a width of a corresponding one of the first support blocks in the first direction, wherein the first support block group is between the roller and the second support block group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Min-sung Kim, Thanh Tien Nguyen, Kiju Im
  • Patent number: 10170452
    Abstract: A pixel unit structure, as well as a manufacturing method thereof, is provided. The pixel unit structure includes a display medium module and an active switching element. The display medium module includes a first electrode, a second electrode and a display medium. The first electrode and the second electrode are separated from each other, and the display medium is disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode. The active switching element is electrically connected to the first electrode, for allowing the first electrode and the second electrode to change the state of the display medium. The active switching element includes a wafer portion and a transistor portion, which is formed on the wafer portion. Therefore, the active switching element can be manufactured independently without the restriction from the display medium module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Inventor: Shih-Hsien Tseng
  • Patent number: 10170523
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a touch sensitive display, which includes an upper substrate with a mask layer placed thereon, a touch sensing layer, a lower substrate, and an organic light-emitting assembly. The touch sensing layer is disposed below the upper substrate, and the lower substrate is disposed by facing with the upper substrate. The organic light-emitting assembly is disposed above the lower substrate with facing to the touch sensing layer. Furthermore, a method for manufacturing the touch sensitive display is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: TPK Touch Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Heng-Yao Chang, Chen-Yu Liu
  • Patent number: 10152085
    Abstract: A housing for a display device is disclosed. The housing includes a back plate configured to be deformable to change its curvature; and at least one curvature retaining unit located on a first side of the back plate that is convex when the back plate is bent. Each curvature retaining unit includes a plurality of supporting members arranged in a row, a first side of each of the supporting members is pivotably mounted to the back plate, and each curvature retaining unit has a non-supporting state and a supporting state. In the non-supporting state of the curvature retaining unit, the back plate is in a flat state; and in the supporting state of the curvature retaining unit, two opposite sides of adjacent supporting members abut against each other such that the back plate is in a bent shape. Moreover, a display device having the housing is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI XINSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Li Sun
  • Patent number: 10146090
    Abstract: Display devices with a minimized border and methods of manufacturing display devices are described herein. In one example, a display unit is provided, the display unit having a display active area disposed between an encapsulation layer and a substrate such that the encapsulation layer encloses the display active area between a surface of the encapsulation layer and a surface of the substrate. A section of the display unit is cut at one edge of the display unit such that a portion of the encapsulation layer and a portion of the substrate are removed from the display unit while no display active area is removed. The cut section of the display unit is then sealed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Kabir Siddiqui, Ying Zheng, Rajesh Dighde
  • Patent number: 10139673
    Abstract: Provided is a display panel including a base substrate which includes a display area and a non-display area, a polarizing member disposed on a surface of the base substrate and including a plurality of grid patterns overlapping the display area and a reflective pattern overlapping the non-display area, and a pixel array layer which overlaps the polarizing member and is insulated from the polarizing member, wherein a first height from the surface of the base substrate to an upper surface of the reflective pattern is different from a second height from the surface of the base substrate to upper surfaces of the grid patterns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Won Park, Dae Young Lee, Dong Eon Lee, Dae Hwan Jang, Gug Rae Jo
  • Patent number: 10128459
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel including a display area and a pad area; a window disposed opposite to the display panel and covering the display area and the pad area; a printed layer located on a portion of the window overlapping the pad area; an adhesive layer located between the window and the display panel and covering at least a portion of an upper surface of the printed layer; and a reflection layer located between the printed layer and the adhesive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kyuhyeong Cheon
  • Patent number: 10101826
    Abstract: A novel electronic device including a flexible display is presented. The electronic device has a flexible display including an organic light emission diodes and a plurality of columnar bodies linked together. Users can transform the shape of the electronic device into a tablet, an eBook, or a hand-held gaming device. The electronic device is configured to resize its main display area in accordance with the selected mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Julian Lindblad
  • Patent number: 10090490
    Abstract: A method includes a supporting step supporting first planar surfaces of two substrates 20A and 30A having flexibility with supporting boards 50 and 60 each having flexibility and a larger thickness than the two substrates 20A and 30A, a thin film pattern formation step, after the supporting step, forming a thin film pattern on second planar surfaces of the two substrates 20A and 30A, a bonding step, after the thin film pattern formation step, bonding the two substrates 20A and 30A at surfaces each having the thin film pattern thereon with the sealant therebetween to form a bonded substrate 70, a first curving step, after the bonding step, curving the bonded substrate 70 while curing the sealant, a detachment step, after the first curving step, detaching the supporting boards 50 and 60 from the bonded substrate 70, and a second curving step, after the detachment step, further curving the bonded substrate 70.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Kenji Misono
  • Patent number: 10057978
    Abstract: A display panel including: a substrate; a plurality of first connecting wires in a first portion of the substrate and connected to a first flexible printed circuit board; a plurality of second connecting wires in a second portion of the substrate and connected to a second flexible printed circuit board, the second portion being adjacent to the first portion; first and second test pads provided between the first and second portions of the substrate, the first test pad being connected to an endmost first connecting wire adjacent to the second portion, the second test pad being connected to an endmost second connecting wire adjacent to the first portion; and an electrical circuit in which the endmost first and second connecting wires are included in different power supply nodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: JOLED INC.
    Inventor: Shinya Ono
  • Patent number: 10057996
    Abstract: A foldable portable terminal device is disclosed. In one aspect, the device includes a flexible display configured to display an image and a foldable body accommodating the flexible display on a front side thereof. The device also includes first and second guide members disposed on opposing sides of the flexible display, wherein the first and second guide members are disposed on the front side of the body and extend in a length direction of the body. A first region of the body is configured to be folded so as to face a second region of the body. The first and second guide members are configured to guide an end of the first region to move in the length direction of the body while maintaining a predetermined interval with respect to the second region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Gilhwan Yeo
  • Patent number: 10049635
    Abstract: A display device includes source drivers, at least one gate driver, a first substrate, a second substrate, gate lines, source lines, lead-out lines and connection parts, wherein the gate signals are emitted from the gate driver to the gate lines via the lead-out lines and the connection parts, the source drivers include a first source driver and a second source driver, the second source driver being spaced apart from the first source driver in a first direction, and the gate driver is located between the first source driver and second source driver in the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: PANASONIC LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Kawamura, Tetsurou Izawa
  • Patent number: 10048541
    Abstract: A liquid crystal device having higher transmittance and lower driving voltage is provided. The liquid crystal device comprises a first substrate having a first conductive layer, a second substrate having a second conductive layer, a first alignment layer and a liquid crystal layer. The first alignment layer comprises a liquid crystal alignment treatment agent and a methacryloyloxy-containing silane and is disposed on the first conductive layer of the first substrate. The liquid crystal layer comprises a liquid crystal material and a bifunctional-group resin and is disposed on the first alignment layer. The second substrate having a second conductive layer is disposed on the liquid crystal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: BENQ MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Chun-Chieh Yi
  • Patent number: 10044005
    Abstract: According to various embodiments, an electrode may include at least one layer including a chemical compound including aluminum and titanium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Infineon Technologies Dresden GmbH
    Inventors: Dirk Meinhold, Sven Schmidbauer, Markus Fischer, Norbert Urbansky
  • Patent number: 10008135
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a flexible display device comprising: a fixed body in which a hinge shape is reflected; a flexible display device that is maintained to be freely folded or unfolded in a state in which one portion thereof is fixed to the fixed body, and the remaining unfixed end portion thereof is supported by the outer peripheral surface of the hinge; a perturbation penetration part for perturbation and support of the flexible display device that is maintained to be freely folded or unfolded, the perturbation penetration part being assembled to the hinge shape of the fixed body so as to be rotatable; and a cover plate having a perturbation stopper formed therein. Even though the cover plate is unfolded in excess of the angle for forming a complete flat surface, components associated with the flexible display device do not interfere with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Inventor: You Seob Lim
  • Patent number: 9971383
    Abstract: A flexible screen assembly and a terminal are provided. The flexible screen assembly may include a first sliding element, a second sliding element, and a flexible screen. The second sliding element is slidably connected to the first sliding element, and may be slid to a first state of being overlapped with the first sliding element, and to a second state of being unfolded with respect to the first sliding element. The flexible screen is connected to the first sliding element and the second sliding element. In the first state, a portion of the flexible screen covers the second sliding element, and another portion is received into the first sliding element or the second sliding element. In the second state, the flexible screen is unfolded on the first sliding element and the second sliding element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: SHENZHEN ROYOLE TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zihong Liu, Xiang Zou, Songling Yang
  • Patent number: 9933870
    Abstract: Disclosed are a back plate member for flexible display, a display apparatus including the same, and a method of manufacturing the same, in which a bonding process of bonding a cover glass to a flexible display panel is easily performed. The back plate member includes a back plate including first and second supporting plates which are arranged in parallel with an open part therebetween, a first protective film including a first protection part attached to a bottom of the first supporting plate, a second protection part attached to a bottom of the second supporting plate, and a separation part overlapping the open part, and a second protective film attached to a top of the back plate, the second protective film having a plate shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koohan You, JunSeok Lee, JongUk Park, TaeChul Lim, JiYong Jeong
  • Patent number: 9934706
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a flexible display apparatus including: a fixing body of which a hinge is applied to one or two edges; flexible display means whose one end portion is fixed to the fixing body and whose the other end portion which is not fixed is capable of being folded and unfolded in a state where the unfixed portion is supported at the outer circumferential surface of the hinge; and a cover plate which is assembled to a hinge shape of the fixing body in a rotatable state and has a sliding space part and a sliding guide jaw for allowing sliding of the unfixed portion of the flexible display means and supporting the unfixed portion of the flexible display means. A sliding plate which surrounds the unfixed end portion of the flexible display means and slides on the cover plate is additionally provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Inventor: You Seob Lim
  • Patent number: 9927561
    Abstract: A display panel is provided by the present disclosure. The display panel includes a plurality of repeatedly arranged display units each having an array of sub-pixels displaying a plurality of colors. In the display panel, a plurality of sub-pixels b displaying a first color are arranged in a first spatial isotropic configuration in the display panel, and a plurality of sub-pixels d displaying a second color are arranged in a second spatial isotropic configuration in the display panel. At least one of the first color and the second color contributes most to display resolution among the plurality of colors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: TCL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shiqiang Shao, Xiaolin Yan, Zhuo Gao, Meifen Wu, Dong Fu
  • Patent number: 9915835
    Abstract: This application relates a liquid crystal alignment film, a manufacturing method of the liquid crystal alignment film, an optical filter, and a display device. According to one illustrative liquid crystal alignment film, for example, a stereoscopic image can be displayed in wide viewing angles without losses of the brightness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Byoung Kun Jeon, Moon Soo Park, Bu Gon Shin, Sin Young Kim, Jong Byung Lee, Da Mi Lee, Ji Hoon Park
  • Patent number: 9905764
    Abstract: Provided is a substrate for an organic light emitting diode including a base substrate, a high refractive scattering layer formed on the base substrate, and having a scattering particle scattering light in a high refractive material, and an adhesive layer formed between the base substrate and the high refractive scattering layer to laminate the base substrate with the high refractive scattering layer, wherein the high refractive scattering layer has a structure in which the scattering particle is immersed in the high refractive material, an average thickness of the high refractive scattering layer is smaller than an average diameter of the scattering particle, a surface of the high refractive scattering layer laminated with the base substrate by the adhesive layer has unevenness formed by the scattering particle, the opposite surface of the high refractive scattering layer laminated with the base substrate by the adhesive layer has a planarized surface, and a method for manufacturing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yeon Keun Lee, Jae Min Moon, Joon Koo Kang, Mun Kyu Joo, Kyoung Sik Moon, Seong Su Jang
  • Patent number: 9904085
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a curved-surface liquid crystal display, comprising a backplane, a backlight module, a liquid crystal display panel and a frame, the backlight module and the liquid crystal display panel both being of a planar structure, the backlight module being provided within the backplane, the liquid crystal display panel being provided on the light emergent side of the backlight module, the curved-surface liquid crystal display further comprising a cover plate fixed onto the liquid crystal display panel through the frame, the cover plate comprising a first surface deviating from the liquid crystal display panel and a second surface facing the liquid crystal display panel, the first surface being concave. The curved-surface liquid crystal display provided by the disclosure implements the curved-surface design with the cover plate having a curved-surface structure, further avoiding the problem of light leak caused by the bending of the liquid crystal display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Weili Zhao
  • Patent number: 9894782
    Abstract: A foldable display device and a display apparatus are provided. The foldable display device includes a supporting back plate and a display screen arranged in the front side of the supporting back plate. The supporting back plate includes a first supporting part and a second supporting part, and the first supporting part and the second supporting part may bend towards to the reverse side of the supporting back plate through a folding connection. One end of the display screen is fixedly connected to the first supporting part, and the other end of the display screen is slidably connected to the second supporting part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Tian Dong
  • Patent number: 9886062
    Abstract: A transparent article, such as a transparent cover, for use as a cover glass for an electronic device, as well as methods for producing transparent articles, are disclosed. The transparent article can form a part of a housing of the portable electronic device and can provide an outer surface for a portion of the housing. The transparent article can be provided over a display of portable electronic device to provide a protective outer cover over the display. In one embodiment, the transparent article can be formed with a laminate structure. In another embodiment, the transparent article can be formed with a ribbed structure. In still another embodiment, a sapphire coating can be deposited on the transparent article to improve it strength. Advantageously, the transparent article is able to be not only thin and lightweight but also provide sufficient stiffness for use as a cover glass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Amy Qian, Daniel D. Sunshine, Jeremy C. Franklin, Michael K. Pilliod
  • Patent number: 9869892
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a display panel and a mold frame. The display panel includes a display area, a peripheral area surrounding the display area, an alignment mark on the peripheral area, and a cover element overlapping the alignment mark to cover the alignment mark. The mold frame has a frame shape configured to receive the display panel. The mold frame includes a panel guide protrusion protruding from an inner surface of the mold frame, and the panel guide protrusion is adjacent to the alignment mark.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Joo-Suc Kim, Min-Gwan Hyun