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US10194540B2
Publication/Patent Number: US10194540B2
Publication date: 2019-01-29
Application number: 15/529,703
Filing date: 2016-09-09
Inventor: Sun, Li  
Abstract: A supporting device of a flexible display panel, and display apparatus are provided. The supporting device includes a plate-like support component and a curvature adjusting component combined with the plate-like support component, wherein the plate-like support component includes two opposite outer peripheral portions, at least one portion of the curvature adjusting component is disposed between the two outer peripheral portions, and a structure of the curvature adjusting component is configured to enable the two outer peripheral portions of the plate-like support component to be bent toward the side of the plate surface provided with the plate-like support component, such that a curved support surface having a varying curvature can be obtained. A supporting device of a flexible display panel, and display apparatus are provided. The supporting device includes a plate-like support component and a curvature adjusting component combined with the plate-like support component, wherein the plate-like support component ...more ...less
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US10197850B2
Publication/Patent Number: US10197850B2
Publication date: 2019-02-05
Application number: 15/572,762
Filing date: 2017-05-17
Abstract: A virtual curved surface display panel and a display device are provided. By using the light splitting principle of the grating structure, the imaging heights of the grating structures are designed to be symmetrically distributed with respect to a vertical symmetry axis of a display surface of the flat display panel. In the grating structures on the same side of the symmetry axis, the imaging heights of the respective grating structures having the same distance from the vertical symmetry axis are the same, and the imaging heights of the respective grating structures having different distances from the vertical symmetry axis are different from each other. By setting the imaging heights of the grating structures, the image distances of the pixels in the flat display panel are different so that the images of the plurality of pixels constitute a curved surface. A virtual curved surface display panel and a display device are provided. By using the light splitting principle of the grating structure, the imaging heights of the grating structures are designed to be symmetrically distributed with respect to a vertical symmetry axis of a ...more ...less
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US10217882B2
Publication/Patent Number: US10217882B2
Publication date: 2019-02-26
Application number: 15/702,187
Filing date: 2017-09-12
Abstract: A quantum rod, a synthesis method of the quantum rod and a quantum rod display device are discussed. The quantum rod according to an embodiment includes a core, a first shell covering the core, and a second shell covering a side of the first shell. In the quantum rod, a first thickness of the first shell is greater than a second thickness of the second shell, and a first length of the first shell is smaller than a second length of the second shell. A quantum rod, a synthesis method of the quantum rod and a quantum rod display device are discussed. The quantum rod according to an embodiment includes a core, a first shell covering the core, and a second shell covering a side of the first shell. In the quantum rod, a first ...more ...less
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US10237981B2
Publication/Patent Number: US10237981B2
Publication date: 2019-03-19
Application number: 15/538,624
Filing date: 2015-12-18
Inventor: Yamaguchi, Katsuhiro  
Abstract: A method of manufacturing a mounting substrate includes a provisional pressing process, a driver pressing process, and a flexible printed circuit board pressing process. In the provisional pressing process, a driver and a flexible printed circuit board are provisionally pressed. In the driver pressing process, the driver is thermally pressed with a pressing head having a driver pressing surface and a flexible printed circuit board pressing surface, and pressure force is applied to the driver with elastically deforming a buffer. In the flexible printed circuit board pressing process, the pressing head is moved closer to the glass substrate such that a height level of the flexible printed circuit board pressing surface with respect to a mounting surface and a height level of the driver pressing surface with respect to the mounting surface are same and pressure force is applied to the flexible printed circuit board with elastically deforming the buffer. A method of manufacturing a mounting substrate includes a provisional pressing process, a driver pressing process, and a flexible printed circuit board pressing process. In the provisional pressing process, a driver and a flexible printed circuit board are provisionally pressed ...more ...less
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US10276813B2
Publication/Patent Number: US10276813B2
Publication date: 2019-04-30
Application number: 15/359,925
Filing date: 2016-11-23
Abstract: A backplate having a folding region and an unfolding region adjacent to the folding region includes: first and second material layers corresponding to the folding and unfolding regions; and a third material layer between the first and second material layers, the third material layer is more rigid than the first and second materials layers, wherein the first and second material layers extend from the folding region to the unfolding regions such that a thickness of the first and second material layers is gradually reduced from the folding region to the unfolding region. A backplate having a folding region and an unfolding region adjacent to the folding region includes: first and second material layers corresponding to the folding and unfolding regions; and a third material layer between the first and second material layers, the third material ...more ...less
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US10264184B2
Publication/Patent Number: US10264184B2
Publication date: 2019-04-16
Application number: 15/408,642
Filing date: 2017-01-18
Abstract: Provided is an electronic device with high portability, a highly browsable electronic device, or an electronic device having a novel light source that can be used in shooting photographs and video. The electronic device includes a camera and a flexible display portion. The display portion has a first region and a second region. The first region has a function of emitting light to a photographic subject. The second region has a function of displaying an image of the photographic subject shot by the camera. The display portion can be bent so that the first region and the second region face in different directions. Provided is an electronic device with high portability, a highly browsable electronic device, or an electronic device having a novel light source that can be used in shooting photographs and video. The electronic device includes a camera and a flexible display portion. The ...more ...less
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US10269832B2
Publication/Patent Number: US10269832B2
Publication date: 2019-04-23
Application number: 15/517,509
Filing date: 2015-09-30
Inventor: Hayashi, Hiroshi  
Assignee: JOLED INC.
Abstract: A thin film transistor substrate includes: a substrate; and a first thin film transistor and a second thin film transistor that are disposed on the substrate. The first thin film transistor includes a first gate electrode and a first oxide semiconductor layer that is used as a channel. The second thin film transistor includes a second gate electrode and a second oxide semiconductor layer that is used as a channel. The first oxide semiconductor layer includes a first oxide semiconductor material that is different in mobility from a second oxide semiconductor material that the second oxide semiconductor layer includes. A thin film transistor substrate includes: a substrate; and a first thin film transistor and a second thin film transistor that are disposed on the substrate. The first thin film transistor includes a first gate electrode and a first oxide semiconductor layer that is used as a ...more ...less
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US10247859B2
Publication/Patent Number: US10247859B2
Publication date: 2019-04-02
Application number: 15/554,511
Filing date: 2017-02-20
Abstract: A virtual curved surface display panel and a display device are provided. The virtual curved surface display panel includes a flat display panel having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, and an array of convex lenses arranged on a light exit surface of the flat display panel. The array of convex lenses makes a track of image distances of the pixels form a curved surface. By adjusting the focal lengths of the lenses, the image distances of the pixels in the flat display panel can be various. The images of the pixels are then distributed on a curved surface. A visual effect of a virtual curved surface can be achieved with a flat display panel, improving the effect of visual impact. A virtual curved surface display panel and a display device are provided. The virtual curved surface display panel includes a flat display panel having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, and an array of convex lenses arranged on a light exit surface of the flat display ...more ...less
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US10268059B2
Publication/Patent Number: US10268059B2
Publication date: 2019-04-23
Application number: 15/062,420
Filing date: 2016-03-07
Abstract: A display which thickness is allowed to be reduced is provided. A display includes: a display panel; and a back-face member having rigidity and provided on a back face of the display panel, the back-face member covering the back face, or the back face and other part of the display panel. A display which thickness is allowed to be reduced is provided. A display includes: a display panel; and a back-face member having rigidity and provided on a back face of the display panel, the back-face member covering the back face, or the back face and other part of the ...more ...less
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US10324498B2
Publication/Patent Number: US10324498B2
Publication date: 2019-06-18
Application number: 15/539,688
Filing date: 2017-05-19
Inventor: Chen, Weifeng  
Abstract: The present invention provides a curved backboard assembly and a curved display device. The curved backboard assembly of the present invention includes a curved ferrous metal plate and a curved plastic plate mounted to a back side of the curved ferrous metal plate. The curved ferrous metal plate is provided, on a back surface thereof, with a plurality of longitudinal positioning slots and at least one set of transverse positioning slots, and the curved plastic plate is provided, on a front surface thereof, with a plurality of longitudinal positioning pawls and at least one set of transverse positioning pawls. The one set of transverse positioning pawls are respectively received into and set in engagement with the one set of transverse positioning slots. Each of the longitudinal positioning pawls is received into and set in engagement with one of the longitudinal positioning slots. The present invention adopts fitting and retaining engagement to achieve fixing and eliminates the conventional way of fixing with screws used in a conventional backboard arrangement so as to resolve the problem that assembling and disassembling of the conventional curved backboard are complicated and also to provide supporting condition for a better design of the outside configuration of a backboard. The curved display device of the present invention uses the above curved backboard assembly, making assembling and disassembling operations simple and easy, providing a good looking outside configuration, and lowering down the cost of the curved display device. The present invention provides a curved backboard assembly and a curved display device. The curved backboard assembly of the present invention includes a curved ferrous metal plate and a curved plastic plate mounted to a back side of the curved ferrous metal plate. The curved ...more ...less
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US10185365B2
Publication/Patent Number: US10185365B2
Publication date: 2019-01-22
Application number: 15/521,394
Filing date: 2014-10-28
Inventor: Yang, Songling  
Abstract: An electronic device has a front surface, a rear surface opposite to the front surface, and a first lateral surface connecting the front surface and the rear surface. The electronic device includes a first spindle, the flexible screen, and a functional element. The first spindle is rotatably provided at the first lateral surface, and can be rotated between a first position and a second position. The flexible screen is bent around the first spindle and can move as the first spindle is rotated. The functional element is provided at the first spindle. At the first position, the functional element faces the first lateral surface; at the second position, the functional element faces the front surface. An electronic device has a front surface, a rear surface opposite to the front surface, and a first lateral surface connecting the front surface and the rear surface. The electronic device includes a first spindle, the flexible screen, and a functional element. The first spindle ...more ...less
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US10297638B1
Publication/Patent Number: US10297638B1
Publication date: 2019-05-21
Application number: 15/920,596
Filing date: 2018-03-14
Abstract: The present invention relates to a flexible light source structure. The flexible light source structure includes a flexible insulating layer, a conductive trace layer formed on the flexible insulating layer, a plurality of light emitting diodes formed on the conductive trace layer and a packaging layer. The packaging layer covers the light emitting diodes and filling the gaps between the light emitting diodes. The present invention relates to a flexible light source structure. The flexible light source structure includes a flexible insulating layer, a conductive trace layer formed on the flexible insulating layer, a plurality of light emitting diodes formed on the conductive trace ...more ...less
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US10303218B2
Publication/Patent Number: US10303218B2
Publication date: 2019-05-28
Application number: 15/870,672
Filing date: 2018-01-12
Assignee: APPLE INC.
Abstract: Electronic devices including a display layer and a cover layer including a foldable region are disclosed herein. The display layer and the cover layer are configured to be moved between a folded configuration and an unfolded configuration by bending the cover layer along the foldable region. Methods of making a cover layer for an electronic device are also disclosed. Electronic devices including a display layer and a cover layer including a foldable region are disclosed herein. The display layer and the cover layer are configured to be moved between a folded configuration and an unfolded configuration by bending the cover layer along the ...more ...less
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US10290240B2
Publication/Patent Number: US10290240B2
Publication date: 2019-05-14
Application number: 15/590,993
Filing date: 2017-05-09
Abstract: A display device is disclosed. The display device includes a flexible display panel, a flexible plate positioned at a rear of the flexible display panel, a rigid bar adjacent to an edge of a back surface of the flexible plate, a drive unit installed to a rear of the flexible plate, and a wing plate connecting the drive unit to the rigid bar and hinge-coupled to the rigid bar. A display device is disclosed. The display device includes a flexible display panel, a flexible plate positioned at a rear of the flexible display panel, a rigid bar adjacent to an edge of a back surface of the flexible plate, a drive unit installed to a rear of the flexible ...more ...less