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Clock and data recovery circuit with jitter tolerance enhancement

A clock and data recovery circuit with jitter tolerance enhancement is provided. The cdr circuit includes: a bang-bang phase detector, a digital filter, a digitally controlled oscillator, and an adaptive loop gain control circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

Current measurement circuit for measuring current consumption of circuit system

A current measurement circuit for measuring a current consumption of a circuit system includes a plurality of current measurement units and a current-to-voltage (i-v) converter. Each of the current measurement units includes an impedance unit and a voltage-to-current (v-i) converter. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

Motion estimation method and motion estimation apparatus

The invention provides an apparatus and a method for motion estimation. The motion estimation apparatus includes a candidate set generation circuit and a motion vector (mv) determination circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

Motion estimation method and motion estimator

A motion estimation method is provided which includes for each respective block of the current frame, selecting a candidate set associated with the current frame and a previous frame, the candidate set comprising at least one spatial candidate block in the current frame and a plurality of temporal candidate blocks in the previous frame, wherein the step of selecting the candidate set comprises: selecting the at least one spatial candidate block directly adjacent to the each respective block from the current frame; and selecting the plurality of temporal candidate blocks directly adjacent to a reference block from the previous frame; and determining a motion vector according to the candidate set for the each respective block of the current frame.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

Pulse width modulation device and dc-to-dc converter including the same

A dc-to-dc converter and a pwm device thereof are provided. The pwm device includes a ramp generator circuit, an error amplifier, a comparator and a clamping circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

Driving apparatus and method

An integrated circuit for driving a display panel is provided. The integrated circuit includes a gamma mapping circuit and a mura compensation circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

Touch apparatus and touch detection integrated circuit thereof

A touch apparatus and a touch detection integrated circuit (ic) thereof are provided. The touch detection ic includes a driving signal generation circuit and a receiving circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

Power rail clamp circuit

A power rail clamp circuit is coupled between a system power supply and a ground for alleviating an electrostatic discharge effect. The power rail clamp circuit includes a first conduction circuit, a second conduction circuit, an and gate module and a switch module. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

Liquid crystal display apparatus, source driver and method for controlling polarity of driving signals thereof

A liquid crystal display apparatus, a source driver, and a method for controlling polarity of driving signals thereof are provided. The source driver includes a signal receiving interface, a decoder, and a controller. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

Noise detection device, system and method

A method of determining a touch event in a touch detection system includes: receiving at least one sensing signal corresponding to at least one driving signal configured to drive a touch panel; determining whether a touch event occurs by performing an initial digital operation on the at least one sensing signal; performing an entire determination on the at least one sensing signal after at least one of one or more predetermined conditions is determined to be satisfied, wherein one of the one or more predetermined conditions is that the touch event is determined to occur; and not performing the entire determination on the at least one sensing signal after each of the one or more predetermined conditions is determined to be unsatisfied.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

Motion estimation method and apparatus for periodic pattern

A motion estimation method for blocks of a periodic pattern is provided, which includes determining a global motion vector corresponding to a region according to motion vectors of periodic blocks in the region; generating candidate motion vectors of a target periodic block to be encoded in a second frame; for each candidate motion vector, determining a penalty value based on at least one difference between the candidate motion vector and at least one global motion vector corresponding to at least a relative region in the first frame; for each candidate motion vector, calculating a weighted similarity value based on an original similarity value between the target periodic block of the second frame and a reference block corresponding to the candidate motion vector of the first frame, and the penalty value; and determining a motion vector of the target periodic block according to weighted similarity values of the candidate motion vectors.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

Image processing apparatus, display panel and display apparatus

An image processing apparatus including an image data processor unit is provided. The image data processor unit is configured to generate a plurality of partial output frames according to a plurality of input frames. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

Electronic apparatus, display driver and method for generating display data of display panel

A display driver adapted to drive a display panel is provided. The display panel includes a pixel column direction and a pixel row direction. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

Method of texture synthesis and image processing apparatus using the same

The disclosure proposes a method of texture synthesis and an apparatus using the same. In one of the exemplary embodiments, the step of generating the first single scale detail image would include not limited to: performing a feature extraction of a first pixel block of an image frame to derive a first pixel feature, applying a first criteria to the first pixel feature to derive a positive result, performing a first detail alignment and a maximum extension of the positive result to derived an adjusted positive mapping result, applying a second criteria, which is opposite to the first criteria, to the first pixel feature to derive a negative result, performing a second detail alignment and a minimum extension of the negative result to derived an adjusted negative mapping result, and blending the adjusted positive mapping result and the adjusted negative mapping result to generate the first single scale detail image.. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

03/29/18 / #20180090078

Method for reducing motion blur and head mounted display apparatus

A method for reducing motion blur in a video signal of a head mounted display apparatus is provided. The method includes the following steps. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

03/22/18 / #20180082628

Display driving apparatus and display driving method

A display driving apparatus including a pixel reorder circuit, an image processing circuit and a driver circuit is provided. The pixel reorder circuit is configured to reorder pixels of frame data. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

03/15/18 / #20180075819

Display driving apparatus and display driving method thereof

A display driving apparatus including a receiver circuit, a detection circuit and a driving circuit is provided. The receiver circuit receives the video image data at a first rate. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

03/15/18 / #20180075802

Integrated circuit for driving display panel and method thereof

An integrated circuit for driving a display panel is provided. The integrated circuit includes a gamma mapping unit and a mura compensation unit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

03/08/18 / #20180068618

Apparatus and method for sensing display panel

An apparatus and a method for sensing a display panel are provided. The apparatus includes a gate driving circuit and a sensing circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

03/01/18 / #20180062647

Chip, selectable mode buffer circuit and mode selecting method thereof

The invention is directed to the selectable mode buffer circuit including a plurality of pads, a mode selecting circuit, and a control circuit. The mode selecting circuit has a plurality of switches, coupled to the pads, and performs a charge pumping operation or an interfacing operating by changing on or off status of at least one of the switches according to a mode selecting signal. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

02/15/18 / #20180048914

Image processing method and related apparatus

An image processing method includes performing subpixel rendering operation on a first image data to generate a second image data; and encoding the second image data to generate a third image data which has a size smaller than a size of the second image data.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

02/15/18 / #20180048266

Amplifier circuit with overshoot suppression

An amplifier circuit including an input amplifier, an output amplifier and a diode device is provided. The output amplifier is coupled to the input amplifier and outputting an output voltage. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

02/15/18 / #20180047361

Control method and control device for charging time sharing

A control method for charging time sharing in a display apparatus, which includes receiving image data including a plurality of pixel data signals corresponding to a plurality of display driving periods, each display driving period associated with pixel data signals of a respective row of the display apparatus, calculating a plurality of gray variations corresponding to the plurality of display driving periods according to the plurality of pixel data signals, adjusting the plurality of display driving periods to generate a plurality of adjusted display driving periods according to the plurality of gray variations, and generating a gate clock signal according to the plurality of adjusted display driving periods.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

02/15/18 / #20180047355

Source driving device with 3 types of gate oxide layer

A source driving device for a display system includes a receiving module, for receiving display data; a register module, for sorting pixel data included in the display data to generate sorted pixel data; a latch module, for outputting sequenced display data to the level shifting module; a level shifting module, for adjusting the sequenced display data from a low voltage range to a medium voltage range; a converting module; for converting the sequenced display data to analog display voltages; a buffer module, for generating a plurality source driving signals according to the analog display voltages; and an output switching module, for outputting the plurality source driving signals to a display device of the display system operating in a high voltage range; wherein circuit components in the source driving device operating in different voltage ranges have different gate oxide thicknesses.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

02/08/18 / #20180041809

Playback method and electronic device using the same

The disclosure proposes a playback method including displaying a first playback session which comprises an on-demand streaming session in a foreground of a display of the electronic device; switching, at a first playback time (t1), the first playback session from being displayed in the foreground to a background in which the on-demand streaming session ceases streaming; recording the t1 and a first clock time (t1) in response to switching the first playback session from being displayed in the foreground to the background; switching the first playback session back from the background to being displayed in the foreground; recording a second clock time (t2) in response to switching the first playback session back from the background to being displayed in the foreground; and changing the on-demand streaming session as being displayed in the foreground to a second playback time (t2) which is determined according to t2=t1+(t2−t1).. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

02/08/18 / #20180040596

Semiconductor device, display panel assembly, semiconductor structure

A semiconductor device includes a chip, a plurality of first bumps, and a plurality of second bumps. The chip includes an active surface. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

02/08/18 / #20180039816

Reading device and reading method for fingerprint sensor

A reading device and a reading method for a fingerprint sensor are provided. The reading device includes a switching circuit, a plurality of analog front end (afe) circuits and a calculation circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

02/01/18 / #20180034467

Oscillator, a clock generator and a method for generating a clock signal

An oscillator configured to generate an oscillation signal is provided. The oscillator includes a transistor pair and a cross-coupled transistor pair. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

01/25/18 / #20180025680

Display device and driving module thereof

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.. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

01/18/18 / #20180019863

Method of improving clock recovery and related device

A method for a mobile industry processor interface (mipi) master device for improving clock recovery at a mipi slave device includes: transmitting a symbol sequence including a plurality of consecutive symbols which include at least one of a first symbol value and a second symbol value to the mipi slave device prior to transmitting packet data to the mipi slave device, wherein the first symbol value and the second symbol value bring relatively larger encoding jitters than other symbol values.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

01/18/18 / #20180018928

Display apparatus and source driver thereof and operating method

A display apparatus, a source driver of the display apparatus and an operating method of the source driver are provided. The display apparatus includes a display panel, at least one gate driver and a plurality of source drivers. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

01/18/18 / #20180018036

Touch display panel and manufacturing method thereof

A touch display panel and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The touch display panel includes a substrate, a conductor, a first pressure sensing electrode and a second pressure sensing electrode. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

01/11/18 / #20180013811

Display sysyem, a source device, a sink device and an image displaying method

The display system adapted to provide a client oriented service is provided. The display system includes a source device and a sink device. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

01/11/18 / #20180011593

Electronic apparatus with touch panel and method for updating touch panel

An electronic apparatus with a touch panel including a host controller, an interface unit, and a touch panel control unit is provided. The host controller is used to control an electronic apparatus implemented with the host controller. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

01/04/18 / #20180007135

Media content sharing method and server

A media content sharing method is provided which includes receiving a query message including query information associated with a media content from a client device, determining whether a storage unit contains a target description file including at least a segment information including characteristics corresponding to the query information, whereby the storage unit stores a plurality of description files uploaded from a plurality of content providing devices, and transmitting a request message to a first content providing device which uploads the target description file, for requesting the first content providing device to provide a target media segment.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

01/04/18 / #20180005554

Operational amplifier, load driving apparatus and grayscale voltage generating circuit

An operational amplifier applicable to a display device is provided. The operational amplifier having multiple output stages. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

12/28/17 / #20170373653

Current-bootstrap comparator and operational amplifier thereof

A current-bootstrap comparator includes a receiving unit, a first current generation unit and a second current generation unit. The receiving unit receives a load voltage signal, a low threshold voltage and a high threshold voltage. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

12/28/17 / #20170371819

Control method for i2c device of i2c system and i2c device using the same

A control method for a first device of an inter-integrated circuit (i2c) system including a microcontroller unit (mcu), includes receiving a first indication from the mcu of the i2c system, wherein the first indication configures the first device from a slave mode to a master mode; polling the first device itself for status information of the first device when the first device is in the master mode; determining whether the status information of the first device matches a target status after polling; and determining to perform a parameter adjustment on a second device of the i2c system when determining that the status information of the first device matches the target status.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

12/28/17 / #20170371475

Method and device for hybrid touch sensing

A method for hybrid touch sensing for detecting a normal touch and a force touch concurrently is provided. The method includes the following steps. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

12/21/17 / #20170366786

Color filter array and manufacturing method thereof

A color filter array for an image sensing device includes a plurality of pixels, for generating a plurality of pixel data of an image; and a control unit, for controlling the plurality of pixels; wherein each of the plurality of pixels is divided into a plurality of sub-pixels; wherein the pixel data outputted by each of the plurality of pixels is generated based on at least one pixel value of the plurality of sub-pixels and the outputted pixel data is smaller than a saturated threshold; wherein at least one pixel in the plurality of pixels has a mixed color by having different sub-pixel colors in the plurality of sub-pixels.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

12/21/17 / #20170366759

Video transmission system

A video transmission system is disclosed. The video transmission system comprises a multi-drop bus, a first source driving chip, a second source driving chip and a timing controller. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

12/21/17 / #20170365202

Method of compensating luminance of oled and display system using the same

A method of compensating luminance of an organic light-emitting diode (oled) operated with a transistor in a pixel cell of a display panel includes measuring a first parameter of the transistor and a parameter of the oled, and generating a lookup table accordingly; converting original display data to target display data according to the lookup table; outputting the target display data to the pixel cell; and compensating a second parameter of the transistor when the target display data is received by the pixel cell.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

12/21/17 / #20170364471

Display apparatus, signal transmitter, and data transmitting method

A signal transmitter of the invention is coupled to a plurality of signal receivers by a bus, and is configured to transmit display data through the bus for displaying a line. The signal transmitter includes a first data sequence and a second data sequence. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

12/14/17 / #20170357840

Optical sensor device and a fingerprint sensor apparatus

The optical sensor device including a sensor layer, a microlens layer and a filter layer is provided. The sensor layer includes a plurality of sensor areas, and is configured to sense a multi-wavelength light from a finger. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

12/07/17 / #20170352333

Display method of display device

A display method includes steps of: receiving, by the controller, a first frame and a second frame from an input data; up-converting, by the controller, a frame rate of the input data to produce a third frame based on the first frame and the second frame; identifying, by the controller, a static image content of the third frame according to a comparison of the first frame and the second frame; controlling, by the controller, the driver circuit not to update data of pixels within a static display area of the display panel corresponding to the static image content during the period of time that the third frame is displayed by the display panel.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

12/07/17 / #20170352305

External compensation method and driver ic using the same

An external compensation method for devices in a panel which comprises a plurality of sub-pixels, includes programming a first device in a first sub-pixel among the plurality of sub-pixels via a first line and sensing the first device via a second line during a first period; and programming a second device in a second sub-pixel among the plurality of sub-pixels via the second line and sensing the second device via the first line or a third line during a second period.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

12/07/17 / #20170351382

Noise detection device, system and method

A noise detection device includes a drive circuit, a sense circuit and a controller. The drive circuit drives a plurality of drive lines having a first polarity pattern and a second polarity pattern, wherein an operation of the first polarity pattern and the second polarity pattern substantially equals zero over a predetermined time period. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

11/30/17 / #20170345131

Method and device for image noise estimation and image capture apparatus

A method for image noise estimation includes: determining a plurality of current sample blocks of a current image frame and a plurality of pervious sample blocks of a pervious image frame; calculating a block feature of each of the current sample blocks, and calculating a block sum-of-absolute-difference (sad) between each of the current sample blocks and corresponding one of the pervious sample blocks; clustering the current sample blocks into a plurality of segments according to the block features; respectively establishing a plurality of noise models for the segments according to the block features and the block sad; and calculating noise level information of a local image block of the current image frame according to a corresponding noise model of the noise models. A device for image noise estimation and an image capture apparatus are also provided.. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

11/30/17 / #20170343867

Display device with novel sub-pixel arrangement

A display device includes a plurality of sub-pixel groups, wherein each of the plurality sub-pixel groups comprises eight sub-pixels disposed in a row direction or in a column direction and the eight sub-pixels comprise two red sub-pixels; two blue sub-pixels; two green sub-pixels; and two sub-pixels of a predetermined color, wherein in each of the plurality of sub-pixel groups, a distance between the red sub-pixels or between the blue sub-pixels is less than a distance between the green sub-pixels or between the sub-pixels of the predetermined color, and the sub-pixels of the predetermined color have a luminance higher than a luminance of the red sub-pixels and the blue sub-pixels.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

11/23/17 / #20170337886

Voltage regulator and method applied thereto

A voltage regulator and method applied thereto are provided. The voltage regulator generates a regulated voltage in response to a reference voltage and a control code. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

11/23/17 / #20170337410

Fingerprint sensing apparatus, an integrated sensor device, and a fingerprint sensing method

A fingerprint sensing apparatus including an integrated sensor device and a fingerprint sensing circuit is provided. The integrated sensor device includes at least two sensors. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

11/16/17 / #20170330527

Display panel

A display panel including a plurality of pixel units, a plurality of source lines, a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of common electrode lines is provided. The pixels units are arranged in array. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

11/09/17 / #20170324240

Output circuit with esd protection

An output circuit with electrostatic discharge (esd) protection in a semiconductor chip includes a first metal oxide semiconductor (mos) transistor and a first resistor. The first mos transistor includes a first terminal coupled to an output pad of the semiconductor chip, a bulk terminal and a gate terminal. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

11/09/17 / #20170323142

Fingerprint sensor apparatus and method for sensing fingerprint

A fingerprint sensor apparatus including a fingerprint sensor and a processor circuit is provided. The fingerprint sensor is configured to capture a plurality of local fingerprint images of a fingerprint. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

10/26/17 / #20170309612

Silicon controlled rectifier

A silicon controlled rectifier including a semiconductor substrate, first and second semiconductor wells, first and second semiconductor regions, third and fourth semiconductor regions and a silicide layer is provided. The first and the second semiconductor wells are formed in the semiconductor substrate. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

10/26/17 / #20170308735

Finger print detection apparatus and detection method thereof

The finger print detection method includes: accessing a part of an input image to generate a checked image; setting a gray level range, wherein each of a gray level of the gray level rang is larger than a minimum gray level and smaller than a maximum gray level; obtaining a detected pixel number of the checked image corresponding to all of the gray levels within the gray level range; and, checking whether the detected pixel number is larger than a product value of a preset ratio and a total pixel number of the checked image or not to determine whether the checked image is a finger print or not.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

10/26/17 / #20170308729

Fingerprint sensor apparatus and a method for controlling the fingerprint sensor apparatus

A fingerprint sensor apparatus including a sampling unit, an analysing unit and a processor unit is provided. The sampling unit is configured to sense a fingerprint image. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

10/05/17 / #20170287379

Driving circuit of display panel and display apparatus using the same

A driving circuit of a display panel and a display apparatus using the same are provided. The driving circuit includes a shift register, a latch, a level shifter, a current source and a charge switch. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

09/28/17 / #20170279461

Data serialization circuit

The data serialization circuit includes a delay circuit, a data serializer, a first data sampler and a second data sampler. The delay circuit receives an input clock signal and generates a plurality of delayed clock signals. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

09/28/17 / #20170277935

Fingerprint enrollment method and apparatus using the same

A fingerprint enrollment method and a fingerprint enrollment apparatus are provided. A minutiae feature and a pore feature of a first fingerprint image are extracted to obtain a first template. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

09/07/17 / #20170256039

Method of processing high dynamic range images using dynamic metadata

A method of performing luminance/brightness adjustment and gamut mapping to high dynamic range images for a display device includes receiving an input image to analyze an image distribution of the input image, generating a scene information of the input image according to the image distribution, and performing luminance/brightness adjustment and gamut mapping to the input image according to the scene information, to generate an output image corresponding to the input image, wherein the scene information is regarded as dynamic metadata of the input image.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

08/24/17 / #20170243331

Compensation method for display device and related compensation module

A compensation method for a driving circuit of a display device includes generating a motion vector between a previous frame and a current frame subsequent to the previous frame; generating a first estimation frame according to the current frame and the motion vector; adjusting the first estimation frame according to the difference between the current frame and the first estimation frame, to generate a first overdrive frame; and inserting the first overdrive frame between the current frame and a next frame subsequent to the current frame.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

08/17/17 / #20170236254

Image processing apparatus

An image processing apparatus including an image transmission map estimator, a transmission map optimizer, and an image rebuilder is provided. The image transmission map estimator receives an input image and estimates transmission rate of the input image to generate an estimated transmission map. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

08/10/17 / #20170229085

Gate driver of display panel and operation method thereof

A gate driver and an operation method thereof are provided. The gate driver includes clock transmission wires and driving circuits. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

08/10/17 / #20170229055

Display apparatus, gate driver and operation method thereof

A display apparatus, a gate driver and an operation method thereof are provided. The gate driver includes a first input buffer and a gate line driving circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

08/03/17 / #20170220177

Touch sensing circuit and a signal demodulating method

A touch sensing circuit including a plurality of touch sensing channels is provided. Each of the touch sensing channels includes at least one operational amplifier circuit and a demodulating circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

07/27/17 / #20170213519

Driving system and method for driving display panel and display device thereof

The driving system for driving a display panel includes a timing controller and a source driving circuit. The source driving circuit includes a plurality of output channels and a plurality of shift registers respectively corresponding to the output channels. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

07/27/17 / #20170212819

Method of phase calibration for double data rate memory interface and related system

A method of phase calibration for a system to control a double data rate memory device includes setting a scanning frequency at an initial value to determining if a built-in self-test passes, decreasing the scanning frequency by a frequency decrement and then performing the bist again until the bist passes, performing a phase calibration procedure to obtain a phase window with respect to the scanning frequency and obtain a target phase obtained based on the phase window to determine if the scanning frequency is lower than a maximum value, and increasing the scanning frequency by a frequency increment and then performing the phase calibration procedure again, until the scanning frequency being determined not lower than the maximum value.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

07/06/17 / #20170194786

Electrostatic discharge protection device and operation method thereof

An electrostatic discharge (esd) protection device and an operation method of the esd protection device are provided. The esd protection device includes an esd current rail, an esd protection element string, and a bias circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

07/06/17 / #20170192453

Wearable device with a chip on film package structure

A wearable device with a chip on film package structure is provided. The wearable device with the chip on film package structure includes a display device and a chip device. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

06/29/17 / #20170188038

Method and apparatus for motion compensated noise reduction

An apparatus for motion compensated noise reduction for input images is provided. The motion estimation and motion compensation circuit performs a motion estimation operation and a motion compensation operation on a current image and a previous image to obtain a first patch. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

06/15/17 / #20170168641

Display device with force sensing device

A display device with a force sensing device is provided. The display device with the force sensing device includes a display layer and a non-display layer. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

06/15/17 / #20170168629

Touch sensor system and multiplexer thereof

A touch sensor system includes a touch panel having a plurality of touch sensing areas, at least one multiplexer and a touch controller. The touch controller, for controlling touch driving and sensing on the touch panel, includes a plurality of pins connected to the multiplexer via a plurality of touch control wires and touch sensing wires, wherein each of the pins is connected to one of the touch control wires or touch sensing wires. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

06/15/17 / #20170168615

Display device and control device thereof

A control device for a panel with display and sensing functions includes a plurality of channel terminals and a plurality of control units. The plurality of channel terminals are coupled to the panel. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

06/08/17 / #20170162487

Chip on film package

A chip on film package includes a base film, a chip and a heat-dissipation sheet. The base film includes a first surface. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

05/11/17 / #20170133343

Integrated circuit device

An integrated circuit device including a semiconductor substrate, a first bonding pad structure, a second bonding pad structure, a third bonding pad structure, a first internal bonding wire, and a second internal bonding wire is provided. The first bonding pad structure is disposed on a surface of the semiconductor substrate and exposed outside of the semiconductor substrate. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

05/11/17 / #20170132983

Source driver, driving circuit and display apparatus

A source driver, a driving circuit using the same and a display apparatus using the same are provided. The display apparatus includes a display panel, a timing controller and a source driver. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

05/04/17 / #20170126987

Apparatus and method for reconstructing high dynamic range video

A method is provided for reconstructing a high dynamic range (hdr) video from a low dynamic range (ldr) video. The ldr video is captured with dynamic exposure values by a regular camera device to store as an ldr video file. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

05/04/17 / #20170124979

Display panel, manufacturing method thereof, and driving method thereof

A display panel, a manufacturing method thereof, and a driving method thereof are provided. The display panel includes at least one source line and a plurality of pixel circuits. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

05/04/17 / #20170123523

Carrier touch sensing system capable of performing phase calibration and carrier signal demodulation

A carrier touch sensing system includes a demodulation circuit coupled to a touch panel, used for performing in-phase and quadrature demodulations to a plurality of carrier sensing signals to generate and store a plurality of phase delay information if the carrier touch sensing system operates in a phase calibration mode. The demodulation circuit is further used for performing in-phase demodulation to the plurality of carrier sensing signals according to the plurality of phase delay information to generate a plurality of touch signals if the carrier touch sensing system operates in a normal scan mode.. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

04/20/17 / #20170111629

Method and apparatus for processing source image to generate target image

An apparatus for processing a source image to generate a target image is provided. The target image includes a plurality of target pictures. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

04/20/17 / #20170109560

Optical apparatus and a method for identifying an object

An optical apparatus adapted to contact an object is provided. The optical apparatus includes an optical device and a processing circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

04/20/17 / #20170108883

Voltage regulator with regulated-biased current amplifier

A voltage regulator including a voltage amplifier, a first output-stage, an ac-pass filter, a current amplifier, a second output-stage and a gain circuit is provided. Output terminals of the first and the second output-stages jointly provide the output voltage of the voltage regulator. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

04/20/17 / #20170108672

Optical device

An optical device including a first substrate, a light source, a second substrate, an image capturing device, a microstructure layer, and an infrared pass layer is provided. The light source is disposed on the first substrate. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

03/30/17 / #20170092572

Chip-on-film package

A chip-on-film package including a flexible substrate, first test pads, second test pads, first connecting wires, second connecting wires and a chip is provided. The flexible substrate includes at least one segment. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

03/16/17 / #20170077927

Resistance calibration method and related calibration system

A resistance calibration method for a first resistor of a first module includes performing resistance calibration on a calibration unit of a second module, wherein the first module is connected to the second module via a pad coupled to the first resistor and the calibration unit is coupled to the pad; obtaining a resistance value of the calibration unit after the resistance calibration; and calibrating a resistance value of the first resistor according to the resistance value of the calibration unit.. . ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

03/09/17 / #20170069618

Electrostatic discharge protection circuit

In the disclosure, an electrostatic discharge (esd) protection circuit is coupled between a first power rail and a second power rail to discharge any esd stress. The esd protection circuit includes a detection circuit, a triggering circuit, and a dual silicon controlled rectifier (dscr) device. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

03/02/17 / #20170061843

Image processing method and image processing apparatus

An image processing method is provided. The image processing method includes: performing dynamic brightness control on an input image to determine a brightness gain for the input image; performing texture analysis on the input image based on blocks to determine filter indexes for the input image; performing color conversion with edge protection on the input image according to the brightness gain; and performing sub-pixel adjustment on the input image according to the filter indexes and a pixel arrangement of a display panel, so as to output an output image. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

02/23/17 / #20170053177

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus and an image processing method are provided. The image processing apparatus comprises a false contour detection circuit and a false contour reduction circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

02/23/17 / #20170053176

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus and method thereof are provided. The image processing apparatus includes a false contour detection circuit and a false contour reduction circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

02/23/17 / #20170052614

Driving circuit and a method for driving a display panel having a touch panel

A driving circuit configured to drive a display panel having a touch panel is provided. The driving circuit includes a signal generating circuit, a sensor driving circuit, and a source driving circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

02/09/17 / #20170039989

Gamma curve and color coordinate adjusting apparatus and adjusting method thereof

. . A gamma curve and a color coordinate adjusting apparatus and method are provided. The method includes: receiving a display image and generating a color analyzing data, wherein the color analyzing data comprises a plurality of stimulus values respectively corresponding to a plurality of driven gray levels; receiving a target color coordinate value and a target luminance value; operating a searching operation according to a setting range on the color analyzing data, calculating a simulation color coordinate value and a simulation luminance value according to the stimulus values of each of the driven voltage levels, and obtaining a plurality of adjusted node information for the gamma curve and the color coordinate according to a difference between the target color coordinate value and the simulation color coordinate value and a difference between the target luminance value and the simulation luminance value corresponding to each of the driven voltage levels.. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

01/19/17 / #20170018242

Display apparatus and driving method thereof

A display apparatus and a driving method of the same are provided. The display apparatus includes a display panel, a gate driver circuit, and a source driver circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

01/12/17 / #20170011705

Gate driver and method for adjusting output channels thereof

A gate driver and a method for adjusting output channels thereof are provided. The method includes: setting a target number of the output channels; dividing the output channels into a first channel chain and a second channel chain; enabling a scanning operation of the first channel chain according to a clock signal and counting the clock signal to obtain a counting value; and when the counting value reaching a threshold value, enabling a scanning operation of the second channel chain, wherein the threshold value is determined according to a difference value between the target number and the physical number.. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp

01/05/17 / #20170003697

Current source and current supply system with hysteresis

A current source with hysteresis for an output circuit includes a tail current transistor, a resistor and a differential pair. The tail current transistor is used for supplying a current to the output circuit. ... Novatek Microelectronics Corp








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