US Pat. No. 10,069,793

IDENTITY VERIFICATION METHOD, INTERNET OF THINS GATEWAY DEVICE, AND VERIFICATION GATEWAY DEVICE USING THE SAME

Tatung Company, Taipei (...

1. An identity verification method, adapted for an internet of things (IoT) gateway device, comprising:establishing a look-up table comprising a valid media access control (MAC) address list and a valid receiver signal strength indicator (RSSI) range of at least one valid client device by an IoT gateway device;
receiving connection request sent from at least one client device by the IoT gateway device, wherein the connection request comprises a MAC address of the client device;
obtaining the MAC address and a RSSI value of the client device by the IoT gateway device according to the connection request;
comparing the MAC address and the RSSI value of the client device with the valid MAC address list and the valid RSSI range by the IoT gateway device;
determining the client device is the valid client device by the IoT gateway device if the MAC address is determined to be the valid MAC address and the RSSI value falls within the valid RSSI range;
if the client device is the valid client device, establishing a wireless connection by the IoT gateway device; and
if the client device is not the valid client device, rejecting the connection request and blocking the client device by the IoT gateway device.

US Pat. No. 9,258,618

CHANNELIZATION METHOD OF DIGITAL CONTENT AND AUDIO-VIDEO SERVER SYSTEM

Tatung Company, Taipei (...

1. A channelization method of digital content suitable for being conducted on an audio-video player, the channelization method
comprising:
receiving an operational behavior for using a digital content, wherein the operational behavior comprises a series of operational
commands generated by an input operation, and the digital content includes one of a video clip, a music, a web-page, and an
application program;

packaging the series of operational commands as an execution module, wherein the execution module comprises connecting the
audio-video player to the internet, finding a user-desired online video clip through an online search engine and broadcasting
the online video clip on the audio-video player;

associating the execution module with a channel number that has not been used;
recording a cos-relation between the channel number and the execution module in a local channel list; and
obtaining the execution module corresponding to the channel number from the local channel list when a switch command comprising
the channel number is received, so as to perform the series of operational commands packaged in the execution module for displaying
one of the video clip, the music, the web-page, and the application program on the audio-video player.

US Pat. No. 9,224,893

ANTIREFLECTION SUBSTRATE STRUCTURE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Tatung Company, Taipei (...

1. A manufacturing method of antireflection substrate structure, comprising:
providing a silicon wafer, having a first rough surface;
forming an antireflection optical film on the silicon wafer, wherein the antireflection optical film conformally overlays
the first rough surface;

performing, after the antireflection optical film is formed on the silicon wafer, a surface treatment on the antireflection
optical film so that the antireflection optical film has a hydrophilic surface, wherein the hydrophilic surface is relatively
far away from the silicon wafer;

dropping, after the surface treatment is performed on the antireflection optical film, a colloidal solution on the hydrophilic
surface of the antireflection optical film, wherein the colloidal solution comprises a solution and a plurality of nano-balls
and the nano-balls are adhered onto the hydrophilic surface; and

performing an etching process on the hydrophilic surface of the antireflection optical film by taking the nano-balls as an
etching mask so as to form a second rough surface, wherein roughness of the second rough surface is different from roughness
of the first rough surface.

US Pat. No. 9,211,079

BIOELECTRICAL IMPEDANCE MEASUREMENT APPARATUS

Tatung Company, Taipei (...

1. A bioelectrical impedance measurement apparatus, comprising:
a measuring device; and
a host device, coupled to the measuring device, having a first channel output terminal, a second channel output terminal and
a microphone input terminal, respectively outputting an alternating current (AC) power signal and a frequency regulation signal
to the measuring device through the first channel output terminal and the second channel output terminal according to a measurement
mode of the host device, so as to drive the measuring device to perform bioelectrical impedance measurement on an object to
be tested, and receiving a measurement result of the object to be tested through the microphone input terminal, so as to analyse
the measurement result to obtain biomedical information.

US Pat. No. 9,558,543

IMAGE FUSION METHOD AND IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS

TATUNG UNIVERSITY, Taipe...

1. An image fusion method, for an image processing apparatus, comprising:
obtaining a first image and a second image associated with the same scene, wherein the first image is generated based on a
first photographing parameter, and the second image is generated based on a second photographing parameter;

calculating a first pixel reference value of each of a plurality of first pixels by using a self-define mask according to
color components and a luminance component of each of the first pixels on the first image, and calculating a second pixel
reference value of each of a plurality of second pixels by using the self-define mask according to color components and a
luminance component of each of the second pixels on the second image;

comparing the first pixel reference value of each of the first pixels with the second pixel reference value of each of the
corresponding second pixels to obtain a plurality of synthesizing weights respectively associated with a plurality of pixel
positions, and recording the synthesizing weights respectively associated with the pixel positions into a synthesizing reference
map; and

obtaining a fusion image by synthesizing the first image and the second image according to the synthesizing reference map,
the first pixels and the second pixels,

wherein the step of calculating the first pixel reference value of each of the first pixels by using the self-define mask
according to the color components and the luminance component of each of the first pixels on the first image comprises:

calculating a color saturation of each of the first pixels by using a first color component and a second color component of
each of the first pixels, and using the luminance component of each of the first pixels as a luminance of each of the first
pixels;

dividing the color saturation of each of the first pixels by the luminance to obtain a first saturation-luminance ratio value
of each of the first pixels; and

calculating the first pixel reference value of each of the first pixels by using the self-define mask and the first saturation-luminance
ratio value of each of the first pixels.

US Pat. No. 9,565,238

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, HANDHELD ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND MONITORING SYSTEM

Tatung Company, Taipei (...

1. A controlling method of an electronic apparatus, adapted for a handheld electronic apparatus, the controlling method comprising:
displaying an image within an image capturing range on a display unit by an image capturing unit;
detecting a digital stamp in the image, wherein the digital stamp corresponds to a single or a plurality of controllable devices;
displaying a power consumption information pattern corresponding to the digital stamp at a position of the image, which corresponds
to the digital stamp;

detecting an operation action a user executes on the power consumption information pattern to control power supply or power
consumption of the single or the plurality of controllable devices corresponding to the digital stamp;

generating a disabling command to disable power supply to the single or the plurality of controllable devices when detecting
that the operation action is to remove the power consumption information pattern;

after removing the power consumption information pattern, generating an enabling command to enable power supply to the single
or the plurality of controllable devices when detecting to add the power consumption information pattern;

generating a first power dispatch command to dispatch the power consumption of the controllable device corresponding to the
power consumption information pattern to the controllable device corresponding to another power consumption information pattern
when detecting that the operation action is to drag the power consumption information pattern to overlay the another power
consumption information pattern; and

generating a second power dispatch command to decrease or increase the power consumption of the controllable device corresponding
to the power consumption information pattern when detecting that the operation action is to reduce or enlarge the power consumption
information pattern.

US Pat. No. 9,843,207

CHARGING APPARATUS AND CHARGING METHOD THEREOF

Tatung Company, Taipei (...

1. A charging apparatus comprising:
a detection unit detecting a voltage and a current of a battery;
a charging unit coupled to the battery; and
a control unit coupled to the detection unit and the charging unit, the control unit calculating a state of charge of the
battery according to a detection result of the detection unit, calculating an amount of a charging current according to an
initial capacity of the battery and a selected charging mode selected from a plurality of charging modes of the battery by
a user, and controlling the charging unit to provide the calculated amount of the charging current to the battery, wherein
each of the charging modes comprises a plurality of charging stages, and each of the charging stages corresponds to different
amounts of the charging current.

US Pat. No. 9,559,479

ANGLED CONNECTOR FOR CONNECTING TWO DEVICES AND HAVING A FASTENING DEVICE

STMICROELECTRONICS, INC.,...

1. An apparatus comprising:
an angled connector comprising a first end configured to connect to a first device and a second end configured to connect
to a second device, the first device and the second device configured to communicate through signal paths in the angled connector,
the signal paths configured to pass digital data signals, the first end comprising a standard male Universal Serial Bus (USB)
connector, the standard male USB connector of the first end of the angled connector having a first front opening, the first
front opening being rectangular, the first front opening having a first dimension along a first longitudinal axis and a second
dimension along a first transverse axis perpendicular to the first longitudinal axis, the second dimension of the first front
opening being smaller than the first dimension of the first front opening, the second end comprising a standard female USB
connector, the second end having a surface spaced from a parallel surface of the first end by a first height, the standard
female USB connector of the second end of the angled connector having a second front opening, the second front opening being
rectangular, the second front opening having a first dimension along a second longitudinal axis and a second dimension along
a second transverse axis perpendicular to the second longitudinal axis, the second dimension of the second front opening being
smaller than the first dimension of the second front opening, the second longitudinal axis being perpendicular to the first
longitudinal axis, and the second longitudinal axis being parallel to the first transverse axis; and

a fastening device configured to secure the angled connector to the first device.

US Pat. No. 10,122,685

METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY ESTABLISHING WIRELESS CONNECTION, GATEWAY DEVICE AND CLIENT DEVICE FOR INTERNET OF THINGS USING THE SAME

Tatung Company, Taipei (...

1. A method for automatically establishing a wireless connection between a client device and a gateway device of internet of things (IoT) comprising:encrypting an access password of the gateway device, and generating an encryption password by the gateway device;
generating a service set identifier (SSID) of the gateway device by the gateway device by using the encryption password, and wirelessly broadcasting a beacon containing the generated SSID by the gateway device, wherein the SSID comprises an index and the encryption password;
selecting the SSID according to the index through wirelessly receiving the beacon by the client device, and acquiring the encryption password from the selected SSID by the client device;
decrypting the encryption password by the client device and acquiring the access password by the client device; and
connecting the selected SSID using the acquired access password by the client device and establishing the wireless connection between the client device and the gateway device.

US Pat. No. 9,695,816

FLUID DETECTION APPARATUS AND FLUID DETECTION METHOD

Tatung Company, Taipei (...

1. A fluid detection apparatus, comprising:
a plurality of capacitive detection units, sequentially arranged along a detection direction, wherein each of the capacitive
detection units generates an impedance variation in response to a submergence of a fluid and accordingly generates a corresponding
fluid detection signal;

a sensing circuit, coupled to the capacitive detection units so as to receive the fluid detection signals and emit a first
status indication signal indicating a spread circumstance of the fluid along the detection direction according to the fluid
detection signals; and

a smart power supply, coupled to the sensing circuit, wherein the smart power supply is configured to supply power to a fluid
regulating apparatus and detect a power supply condition to determine whether the fluid regulating apparatus is in a operating
condition, wherein the smart power supply decides whether to reset so as to restart the fluid regulating apparatus according
to the first status indication signal and the power supply condition.

US Pat. No. 10,000,841

HYDROPHILIC-HYDROPHOBIC TRANSFORMABLE COMPOSITE FILM AND THE METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME

Tatung University, Taipe...

1. A hydrophilic-hydrophobic transformable composite film, consisting of:an iron-containing substrate;
a silicon-containing layer formed on the iron-containing substrate; and
a titanium oxide layer formed on the silicon-containing layer;
wherein the silicon-containing layer consists of silicon, silicon oxide or a combination thereof, and the hydrophilic-hydrophobic transformable composite film is hydrophobic before being exposed to UV light, but changes to hydrophilic after being exposed to UV light.

US Pat. No. 9,528,211

CLEANING APPARATUS

Tatung Company, Taipei (...

1. A cleaning apparatus adapted to clean at least one object, the cleaning apparatus comprising:
a chamber adapted to receive a cleaning liquid;
a fixed assembly fixed within the chamber;
a movable assembly movably disposed on the fixed assembly, wherein the object is adapted to be hanged on the fixed assembly
or the movable assembly; and

a driving unit connected to the movable assembly and adapted to drive the movable assembly to perform a reciprocating motion
along a first direction, so that the object is clapped by the fixed assembly and the movable assembly,

wherein the fixed assembly comprises a first rack and at least one first frame, the movable assembly comprises a second rack
and at least one second frame, the first rack is fixed within the chamber, the second rack is slidably disposed within the
first rack along the first direction and connected to the driving unit, the first frame and the second frame are respectively
fixed at the first rack and the second rack and are arranged with interval along the first direction, and the object is adapted
to be hanged on the first frame or the second frame and at least partially located between the first frame and the second
frame.

US Pat. No. 10,047,194

BIODEGRADABLE POLYESTER

Tatung Company, Taipei (...

1. A biodegradable polyester consisting of: a poly(terephthalate-di-(?-caprolactone) segment, a poly(terephthalate-butylene-terephthalate) segment, a poly(terephthalate-butylene-?-caprolactone) segment, a poly(?-caprolactone-butylene-?-caprolactone) segment, and a poly(tri(?-caprolactone) segment, wherein a molar percentage of the poly(terephthalate-di-(?-caprolactone) segment is 30%, a molar percentage of the poly(terephthalate-butylene-terephthalate) segment is 28%, a molar percentage of the poly(terephthalate-butylene-?-caprolactone) segment is 24%, a molar percentage of the poly(?-caprolactone-butylene-?-caprolactone) segment is 5%, a molar percentage of the poly(tri(?-caprolactone) segment is 13%, the biodegradable polyester is obtained by a polycondensation reaction of terephthalic acid, 1,4-butanediol and ?-caprolactone under an esterification reaction time of 4 hours, a polycondensation temperature of 270 ° C. and a polycondensation time of 4 hours, and based on 1 mole of terephthalic acid, a molar ratio of 1,4-butanediol to terephthalic acid is 1.4, and a molar ratio of ?-caprolactone to terephthalic acid is 1.6, and the biodegradable polyester has a molecular weight of 73,000 g/mol.

US Pat. No. 10,236,395

ANTIREFLECTION SUBSTRATE STRUCTURE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Tatung Company, Taipei (...

1. An antireflection substrate structure, comprises:a silicon wafer, having a first rough surface; and
an antireflection optical film, disposed on the silicon wafer and overlaying the first rough surface, wherein the antireflection optical film has a second rough surface and roughness of the second rough surface is different from roughness of the first rough surface, the second rough surface has hydrophilicity, a profile of the first rough surface comprises a regular and continuous pyramid structure, a profile of the second rough surface comprises an irregular and continuous pyramid structure, and the second rough surface of the antireflection optical film overlays the first rough surface of the silicon wafer.

US Pat. No. 10,379,169

BATTERY CAPACITY ESTIMATING APPARATUS AND BATTERY CAPACITY ESTIMATING METHOD THEREOF

TATUNG COMPANY, Taipei (...

1. A battery capacity estimating apparatus for real-time determining battery performance, comprising:a detection unit detecting a voltage variation and a current variation of a battery as a detection result; and
an estimating unit coupled to the detection unit, wherein the estimating unit calculates dynamic impedance of the battery and a variation in a capacity of the battery according to the detection result provided by the detection unit, and the estimating unit determines a state of charge and a state of health of the battery according to the dynamic impedance of the battery and the variation in the capacity of the battery,
wherein the state of charge of the battery is

 a characteristic curve equation of the battery on a brand new condition is

 ?V is the voltage variation of the battery, ?I is the current variation of the battery, ?V/?I is the dynamic impedance of the battery, ?SOC is the variation in the capacity of the battery, coefficients a? and b? are known real numbers, and coefficients a and b are calculated by an equation:

 wherein the state of charge and the state of health of the battery are battery performance parameters for battery recycling management.