TW201530400A - Touch device - Google Patents

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TW201530400A
TW201530400A TW103102330A TW103102330A TW201530400A TW 201530400 A TW201530400 A TW 201530400A TW 103102330 A TW103102330 A TW 103102330A TW 103102330 A TW103102330 A TW 103102330A TW 201530400 A TW201530400 A TW 201530400A
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Chi-Ming Hsieh
Yi-Chen Tsai
Wen-Chun Wang
Kuo-Chang Su
Chih-Jung Teng
Ming-Sin Jian
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Wintek Corp
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A touch device includes a substrate, a touch unit, traces, an insulation layer and a protection layer. The traces are disposed on the substrate and in a peripheral region. The peripheral region includes one connection region. The traces extend to the connection region. The insulation layer is disposed on the substrate and overlaps the traces in the peripheral region along a vertical projective direction. The protection layer at least partially covers the touch unit, the insulation layer and the traces in the peripheral region. The insulation layer or the protection layer includes one first opening. The insulation layer without the first opening or the protection layer without the first opening includes a plurality of second openings in the connection region. Each of the second openings corresponds to one of the traces and at least partially exposes the corresponding trace. The first opening overlaps at least two of the second openings.

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Touch device
The present invention relates to a touch device, and more particularly to a touch device in which an insulating layer of a bonding region and a protective layer are provided with openings.
In recent years, touch sensing technology has rapidly developed, and many consumer electronic products such as mobile phones, GPS navigator systems, tablet PCs, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and notebook computers (laptop PC) and other products with touch function. In the structure of the touch panel, the traces at the land should be at least partially exposed for bonding with external components such as a flexible printed circuit (FPC). However, due to the need for insulation protection of the touch elements in the touch panel, a plurality of layers of insulating layers or protective layers are generally provided. If the insulation layer and the protective layer of the joint region are all removed, the effect of the protection of the trace is poor, which has a negative impact on the reliability. On the other hand, if the corresponding openings are provided for the respective traces of the bonding region, the bonding effect of the stacked insulating layer and the protective layer outside the opening after the thickness of the bonding region is excessively affected may affect the flexible circuit board.
One of the main purposes of the present invention is to provide a touch device for providing a first opening or a second opening in an insulating layer and a protective layer of a bonding region, respectively, and a first opening and a second opening that are at least partially covered and different in size The two openings are matched with each other to expose the respective traces in the joint region, and at the same time protect the traces of the joint region and reduce the overall thickness of the insulation layer and the protective layer of the joint region, thereby improving the reliability of the product and improving the joint effect of the external components. The purpose.
To achieve the above objective, an embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device having a transparent Light zone and a surrounding zone. The surrounding area is located on at least one side of the light transmissive area. The touch device includes a substrate, a touch component, a plurality of traces, an insulating layer, and a protective layer. The touch component is disposed on the substrate and at least partially located in the light transmissive region. The wiring system is disposed on the substrate and at least partially located in the surrounding area. The surrounding area includes at least one bonding area, the routing extends at least partially to the bonding area, and at least a portion of the routing is electrically connected to the touch element. The insulating layer is disposed on the substrate, and the insulating layer at least partially overlaps with the trace located in the surrounding area in a vertical projection direction of one of the vertical substrates. The protective layer is disposed on the substrate and at least partially covers the touch element, the insulating layer, and the traces located in the surrounding area. One of the insulating layer and the protective layer has at least one first opening in the bonding region, and the first opening in the insulating layer and the protective layer does not have a plurality of second openings in the bonding region. Each of the second openings corresponds to one of the traces, and each of the second openings at least partially exposes the corresponding trace, and the first opening overlaps with the at least two second openings, so that the traces located in the joint region are at least partially The corresponding second opening and the first opening are exposed.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device in which an insulating layer or a protective layer is at least partially disposed between two adjacent second openings.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device in which a first opening is located in an insulating layer and a second opening is located in a protective layer.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device in which a first opening is located in a protective layer and a second opening is located in the insulating layer.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device in which a second opening is completely within the first opening.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device in which each trace is at least partially disposed between an insulating layer and a substrate.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device in which an insulating layer is at least partially disposed between a trace and a substrate.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device, wherein each of the traces includes a wire and a bonding pad, and the wire and the bonding pad are at least partially overlapped and connected to each other in a vertical projection direction. And wherein each of the second openings is at least partially exposed to the corresponding wire or the bonding pad.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device in which each of the wires is at least partially disposed between the insulating layer and the substrate.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device in which an insulating layer is at least partially disposed between each of the wires and the substrate.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device, further comprising an external component and a conductive material. The conductive material is at least partially disposed in each of the second openings and electrically connected to the trace exposed by the second opening, and the external component is electrically connected to the trace through the conductive material.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device, further comprising a decorative layer disposed on the substrate and at least partially located in the surrounding area. The decorative layer is at least partially disposed between the insulating layer and the substrate.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device, further comprising a buffer layer disposed on the substrate and located in the surrounding area, and the decorative layer is at least partially disposed between the buffer layer and the substrate.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device, further comprising a shielding layer disposed on the substrate and located in the surrounding area, and the shielding layer at least partially covering the insulating layer or the protective layer.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device, further comprising a protective conductive layer disposed on the insulating layer.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device, wherein the insulating layer further has at least one third opening in the surrounding area. The third opening is at least partially exposed with a trace, and the touch element is electrically connected to at least a portion of the trace through the third opening.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device in which a touch element includes a plurality of touch electrodes electrically insulated from each other.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device, wherein the touch electrode includes at least one touch signal driving electrode and at least one touch signal receiving electrode.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device in which a touch element includes at least one first axial electrode and at least one second axial electrode. The first axial electrode extends along a first direction, and the second axial electrode extends along a second direction. Second axial electrode system The first axial electrode is electrically insulated.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device, wherein the first axial electrode includes a plurality of first sub-electrodes and at least one first connecting line is disposed between two adjacent first sub-electrodes, the first connecting line Electrically connecting two adjacent first sub-electrodes, the second axial electrode includes a plurality of second sub-electrodes, and at least one second connecting line is disposed between two adjacent second sub-electrodes, and the second connecting line is electrically Connecting two adjacent second sub-electrodes.
Another embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device, wherein the substrate comprises a glass substrate, a plastic substrate, a glass film, a plastic film, a cover plate or a display substrate.
101-103, 201-203, 301-304, 400, 500‧‧‧ touch devices
110‧‧‧Substrate
121‧‧‧Decorative layer
122‧‧‧buffer layer
130‧‧‧Wiring
131‧‧‧Wire
132‧‧‧ Bonding mat
140‧‧‧Insulation
150‧‧‧Touch components
150C‧‧‧Connecting line
150D‧‧‧Protective conductive layer
150R‧‧‧ touch signal receiving electrode
150S‧‧‧ touch electrode
150T‧‧‧ touch signal drive electrode
150X‧‧‧first axial electrode
150Y‧‧‧second axial electrode
160‧‧‧Protective layer
170‧‧‧Shielding layer
181‧‧‧Electrical materials
182‧‧‧External components
510‧‧‧ Covering board
520‧‧‧Adhesive layer
R1‧‧‧Light transmission area
R2‧‧‧ surrounding area
R3‧‧‧ junction area
V1‧‧‧ first opening
V2‧‧‧ second opening
V3‧‧‧ third opening
X‧‧‧ first direction
X1‧‧‧ first subelectrode
X2‧‧‧ first cable
Y‧‧‧second direction
Y1‧‧‧Second subelectrode
Y2‧‧‧second cable
Z‧‧‧Vertical projection direction
FIG. 1 is a schematic view of a touch device according to a first embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 2 is a partially enlarged schematic view showing a junction area of the touch device according to the first embodiment of the present invention.
Fig. 3 is a schematic cross-sectional view taken along line A-A' in Fig. 1.
FIG. 4 is a schematic diagram of a self-capacitive touch element according to a first embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 5 is a schematic diagram of a mutual capacitive touch element according to a first embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 6 is a schematic view showing another mutual capacitive touch element according to the first embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 7 is a schematic view showing another mutual capacitive touch element according to the first embodiment of the present invention.
Fig. 8 is a schematic cross-sectional view taken along line B-B' in Fig. 7.
FIG. 9 is a schematic view showing another mutual capacitive touch element according to the first embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 10 is a schematic diagram of a touch device according to a second embodiment of the present invention.
11 is a schematic view of a touch device according to a third embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 12 is a schematic diagram of a touch device according to a fourth embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 13 is a schematic view showing a touch device according to a fifth embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 14 is a partially enlarged schematic view showing a junction area of a touch device according to a fifth embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 15 is a schematic diagram of a touch device according to a sixth embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 16 is a schematic view showing a touch device according to a seventh embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 17 is a schematic diagram of a touch device according to an eighth embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 18 is a schematic diagram of a touch device according to a ninth embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 19 is a schematic diagram of a touch device according to a tenth embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 20 is a schematic view showing a touch device according to an eleventh embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 21 is a schematic view showing a touch device according to a twelfth embodiment of the present invention.
The present invention will be described in detail with reference to the preferred embodiments of the invention,
As shown in FIG. 1 , FIG. 2 and FIG. 3 , the touch device 101 of the first embodiment of the present invention has a light transmissive area R1 and a surrounding area R2 on at least one side of the light transmissive area R1 . In the present embodiment, the surrounding area R2 preferably surrounds the light transmitting area R1, but is not limited thereto. The touch device 101 includes a substrate 110 , a touch element 150 , a plurality of traces 130 , an insulating layer 140 , and a protective layer 160 . The substrate 110 can include a glass substrate, a plastic substrate, a glass film, a plastic film, a cover plate, a display substrate or other suitable substrate. The cover sheet of this embodiment may include a cover sheet formed of, for example, a glass substrate, a ceramic substrate, a plastic substrate, a plastic film, or other suitable material. When the cover plate is a glass substrate, the glass substrate may be chemically or physically strengthened tempered glass, and has high mechanical strength to protect the touch element 150 and the matched display, and the thickness may be between 0.25 mm and 2 mm. . The substrate of the above display may be a color filter substrate of a liquid crystal display or a package cover of an organic light emitting display, but is not limited thereto. The touch component 150 is disposed on the substrate 110 and at least partially located in the light transmissive region R1. The trace 130 is disposed on the substrate 110 and at least partially located in the peripheral region R2. The surrounding area R2 includes at least one joint area R3. The traces 130 extend at least partially to the landing region R3, and at least a portion of the traces 130 are electrically connected to the touch component 150. In other words, at least a portion of the trace 130 is electrically connected to the touch element 150 at one end and the other The end extends to the junction zone R3. In this embodiment, the touch element 150 can be partially extended to the surrounding area R2 by the transparent area R1 for electrically connecting to the trace 130, but the invention is not limited thereto. In other embodiments of the present invention, at least a portion of the traces 130 may extend from the peripheral region R2 to the light-transmitting region R1 for electrically connecting to the touch element 150 located in the light-transmitting region R1. In addition, the insulating layer 140 is disposed on the substrate 110, and the insulating layer 140 at least partially overlaps with the trace 130 located in the peripheral region R2 in a vertical projection direction Z of one of the vertical substrates 110. The protective layer 160 is disposed on the substrate 110 and at least partially covers the touch element 150, the insulating layer 140, and the traces 130 located in the surrounding area R2. The insulating layer 140 and the protective layer 160 may respectively include inorganic materials such as silicon nitride, silicon oxide and silicon oxynitride, organic materials such as acrylic resin, inorganic-organic Composite or other suitable insulation protection material. One of the insulating layer 140 and the protective layer 160 has at least one first opening V1 in the bonding region R3, and the first opening V1 is not included in the insulating layer 140 and the protective layer 160, and the plurality of second openings are formed in the bonding region R3. V2. Each of the second openings V2 corresponds to a plurality of traces 130, and each of the second openings V2 at least partially exposes the corresponding traces 130. In this embodiment, each of the second openings V2 is completely overlapped with a portion of the traces 130. In other embodiments, each of the second openings V2 may only partially overlap the trace 130, and the first opening V1 overlaps with the at least two second openings V2 for the respective traces 130 located in the junction region R3. At least partially exposed by the corresponding second opening V2 and the first opening V1. In this embodiment, the first opening V1 may overlap with all of the second openings V2, but is not limited thereto. It should be noted that each of the second openings V2 of the present embodiment preferably corresponds to only one of the traces 130 and partially exposes the corresponding trace 130, but the invention is not limited thereto. In other embodiments of the present invention, the second opening V2 may be corresponding to the plurality of traces 130, but the number of the traces 130 overlapped by the first opening V1 in the vertical projection direction Z is greater than the second opening V2 in the vertical projection direction. The number of traces 130 that overlap on Z. With the above design, the trace 130 located in the junction region R3 can be covered by the insulating layer 140 or the protective layer 160 outside the second opening V2 to enhance the line protection effect, and the first opening V1 and the second opening are provided. The overlapping of V2 can reduce the overall thickness of the insulating layer 140 and the protective layer 160 outside the second opening V2 in the bonding region R3, which is advantageous for the subsequent bonding process.
More specifically, as shown in FIGS. 2 and 3, the insulating layer 140 of the present embodiment has at least one first opening V1, and the protective layer 160 has a plurality of second openings V2, that is, two adjacent seconds. A protective layer 160 is disposed between the openings V2, and a protective layer 160 is disposed between the two adjacent traces 130. In this embodiment, each of the second openings V2 is preferably located completely within the first opening V1, but the invention is not limited thereto. The area of the first opening V1 in the vertical projection direction Z is preferably greater than the total area of each of the second openings V2 in the vertical projection direction Z, but is not limited thereto. In other embodiments of the invention, it is also contemplated that the second opening V2 portion extends beyond the first opening V1. In addition, the touch device 101 of the present embodiment further includes a decorative layer 121, a buffer layer 122, a protective conductive layer 150D, a shielding layer 170, a conductive material 181, and an external component 182. The decorative layer 121 is disposed on the substrate 110 and at least partially located in the surrounding area R2, and the decorative layer 121 is at least partially disposed between the protective layer 160 and the substrate 110. In this embodiment, the decorative layer 121 can be used to define the boundary between the transparent region R1 and the surrounding region R2, but is not limited thereto. Further, the decorative layer 121 may be composed of a single layer or a plurality of layers of decorative materials such as ink or colored photoresist. The buffer layer 122 is disposed on the substrate 110 and located in the peripheral region R2, and the decorative layer 121 is at least partially disposed between the buffer layer 122 and the substrate 110. The buffer layer 122 is preferably formed of an insulating material such as yttrium oxide to protect the decorative layer 121, but is not limited thereto. The protective conductive layer 150D is disposed on the insulating layer 140. The protective conductive layer 150D is preferably electrically insulated from the traces 130. For example, the protective conductive layer 150D may include an electrically floating electrode or / And a grounding wire for generating electrical shielding or protection effect of the protection trace 130 on the process. The shielding layer 170 is disposed on the substrate 110 and located in the surrounding area R2, and the shielding layer 170 at least partially covers the insulating layer 140 or the protective layer 160 to avoid defects such as light leakage in the area where the decorative layer 121 is not disposed in the surrounding area R2. The shielding layer 170 may also be composed of a single layer or a plurality of layers of decorative materials such as ink or colored photoresist. The conductive material 181 is at least partially disposed in each of the second openings V2 and electrically connected to the traces 130 exposed by the second openings V2, and the external component 182 is electrically connected to the traces 130 through the conductive material 181. Conductive material 181 may comprise an anisotropic conductive film (ACF), silver paste or other suitable electrically conductive material, while external component 182 may comprise a flexible circuit board (flexible printed circuit, FPC) or other suitable external components.
In this embodiment, each of the traces 130 is at least partially disposed between the insulating layer 140 and the substrate 110, and the insulating layer 140 covers the traces 130 to achieve a protective effect. More specifically, each of the traces 130 of the present embodiment preferably includes a wire 131 and a bonding pad 132. The wires 131 and the bonding pads 132 are at least partially overlapped and connected to each other in the vertical projection direction Z. Each of the wires 131 is at least partially disposed between the insulating layer 140 and the substrate 110. The bonding pads 132 are preferably disposed at least partially between the protective layer 160 and the insulating layer 140, and each of the second openings V2 is at least partially connected to the bonding region R3. A corresponding bond pad 132 is exposed. In the present embodiment, the wire 131 is preferably formed of a material having a good conductivity, such as a metal material, and the bonding pad 132 is preferably formed of a transparent conductive material such as a metal oxide, but is not limited thereto. The metal material described above may include at least one of aluminum, copper, silver, chromium, titanium, molybdenum, niobium, a composite layer of the above materials, an alloy of the above materials, or other suitable metallic conductive material. The above metal oxide may include indium tin oxide (ITO), indium zinc oxide (IZO), aluminum zinc oxide (AZO) or other suitable metal oxide. Since the traces 130 other than the regions corresponding to the second openings V2 are covered by the insulating layer 140 or/and the protective layer 160 in the peripheral region R2 and the land, the protective effect on the traces 130 can be improved. In addition, since only one of the protective layer 160 or the insulating layer 140 is left in the first opening V1 and the second opening V2 to the edge of the substrate 110 between the traces 130, the protective layer of the above region can be reduced. The overall thickness formed by the insulating layer 140 and 160 further reduces the difficulty in the process of bonding the external component 182 and the conductive material 181, thereby improving the bonding effect of the external component 182 and improving the yield of the product. In addition, the insulating layer 140 of the present embodiment preferably has at least one third opening V3 in the peripheral region R2. The third opening V3 at least partially exposes the trace 130, and the touch element 150 preferably passes through the third opening V3. It is electrically connected to at least part of the traces 130, but the invention is not limited thereto. In other embodiments of the present invention, the touch element 150 may be directly covered and contact the end of the trace 130 near the light-transmitting region R1 to form an electrical connection.
For further description of the touch element 150 of the present embodiment, please refer to FIG. 4 to 9 picture. As shown in FIG. 4, the touch element 150 of the present embodiment may include a plurality of touch electrodes 150S and a plurality of connection lines 150C. Each of the connecting lines 150C is electrically connected to the corresponding touch electrode 150S. Each of the touch electrodes 150S is electrically insulated from each other for performing a self-capacitance touch detection, but is not limited thereto. The shape of each touch electrode 150S may be a rectangle, a diamond, a triangle or other suitable geometric shape. In addition, as shown in FIG. 5, the touch electrode 150S may include at least one touch signal driving electrode 150T and at least one touch signal receiving electrode 150R disposed apart from each other for performing a mutual capacitance touch. Detection, but not limited to this.
As shown in FIG. 6, the touch element 150 can also include a plurality of first axial electrodes 150X and a plurality of second axial electrodes 150Y. The first axial electrode 150X extends along a first direction X, and the second axial electrode 150Y extends along a second direction Y. The first axial electrode 150X and the second axial electrode 150Y are vertically projected. Z at least partially overlap each other, and the second axial electrode 150Y is electrically insulated from the first axial electrode 150X from each other. The first direction X is preferably substantially perpendicular to the second direction Y, but is not limited thereto. The first axial electrode 150X and the second axial electrode 150Y are respectively a touch signal driving electrode or a touch signal receiving electrode, which are used for mutually mutual capacitive touch detection, but are not limited thereto. . The insulating layer 140 is partially disposed between the first axial electrode 150X and the second axial electrode 150Y for electrically isolating the first axial electrode 150X from the second axial electrode 150Y, but the present invention does not limit. In other embodiments of the present invention, other insulating materials may be provided to electrically isolate the first axial electrode 150X from the second axial electrode 150Y.
As shown in FIG. 7, the first axial electrode 150X may further include a plurality of first sub-electrodes X1 and at least one first connection line X2 disposed between two adjacent first sub-electrodes X1, and the first connection line X2 is electrically connected to two adjacent first sub-electrodes X1. The second axial electrode 150Y may include a plurality of second sub-electrodes Y1 and at least one second connecting line Y2 disposed between two adjacent second sub-electrodes Y1, and the second connecting line Y2 is electrically connected to two adjacent ones. The second sub-electrode Y1. In addition, the insulating layer 140 can be partially disposed between the first connecting line X2 and the second connecting line Y2 for electrically isolating the first The axial electrode 150X and the second axial electrode 150Y are not limited thereto. The touch electrode 150S, the connection line 150C, the first axial electrode 150X, the second axial electrode 150Y, the first sub-electrode X1, the first connection line X2, the second sub-electrode Y1, and the second connection line Y2 are respectively respectively It is formed of a transparent conductive material such as indium tin oxide, indium zinc oxide and aluminum zinc oxide, metal or other suitable conductive material. The metal may include at least one of a metal material such as aluminum, copper, silver, chromium, titanium, molybdenum, niobium, a composite layer of the above materials, or an alloy of the above materials, but is not limited thereto, and its type It can be grid shaped, such as a metal grid. The conductive material may include conductive particles, carbon nanotubes or nano-silver wires, but is not limited thereto, and its shape may be a grid shape, such as a conductive mesh. For example, the first sub-electrode X1, the second sub-electrode Y1, and the second connection line Y2 of the embodiment are preferably formed of indium tin oxide, and the first connection line X2 is preferably formed of a metal conductive material, but Not limited to this. It should be noted that, as shown in FIG. 8 , the first connection line X2 can be at least partially disposed between the insulating layer 140 and the first substrate 110 , and the first connection line X2 is preferably connected to the wire in the above-mentioned trace. It is formed of the same metal material, but it is not limited to this. As shown in FIG. 9, the first connection line X2 can also be disposed between the protective layer 160 and the insulating layer 140, and the first connection line X2 can be electrically connected to the two adjacent first layers. Sub-electrode X1. In addition, the touch element 150 of the present invention is not limited to the types shown in FIG. 4 to FIG. 9 , and the types of the various touch elements 150 shown in FIGS. 4 to 9 are also visible. It needs to be applied to other embodiments of the present invention to be described later.
The different embodiments of the touch device of the present invention are described below, and the following description is mainly for the sake of simplification of the description of the embodiments, and the details are not repeated. In addition, the same elements in the embodiments of the present invention are denoted by the same reference numerals to facilitate the comparison between the embodiments.
As shown in FIG. 10, a second embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device 102. The difference from the first embodiment described above is that the wire 131 in the trace 130 of the present embodiment extends to the second opening V2. In other words, the second opening V2 is at least partially overlapped with the wire 131 and the bonding pad 132 in the vertical projection direction Z, and the conductive material 181 located in the second opening V2 is also The wire 131 and the bonding pad 132 overlap each other. Since the toughness of the bonding pad 132 formed of indium tin oxide is generally inferior to that of the wire 131 formed of a metal material, when the conductive material 181 presses the bonding pad 132 too much, the bonding pad 132 is easily broken. However, with the design in which the wire 131 of the present embodiment extends below the bond pad 132, it is ensured that the conductive material 181 can still contact the wire 131 to form an electrical connection when the bond pad 132 is broken.
As shown in FIG. 11, a third embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device 103. The difference from the first embodiment is that the trace 130 of the embodiment can be composed only of the wires 131 and does not include the bonding pads of the above embodiment, and the wires 131 are at least partially disposed between the insulating layer 140 and the substrate 110. . In the present embodiment, the wire 131 extends to the second opening V2 and is partially exposed by the second opening V2. The conductive material 181 located in the second opening V2 is in contact with the wire 131 exposed by the second opening V2 to form an electrical connection.
As shown in FIG. 12, a fourth embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device 201. The difference from the third embodiment described above is that in the touch device 201, the insulating layer 140 has the second opening V2, and the protective layer 160 has the first opening V1.
As shown in FIG. 13 and FIG. 14, a fifth embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device 202. The difference from the fourth embodiment is that each of the traces 130 of the present embodiment preferably includes a wire 131 and a bonding pad 132. The wires 131 and the bonding pads 132 are at least partially overlapped and connected to each other in the vertical projection direction Z. . In addition, the second opening V2 of the embodiment extends partially beyond the first opening V1, whereby the protective layer 160 is partially disposed in the second opening V2 to partially cover the bonding pad 132 to form a protective effect. An insulating layer 140 is disposed between the two adjacent second openings V2, and an insulating layer 140 is disposed between the two adjacent traces 130.
As shown in FIG. 15, a sixth embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device 203. The difference from the fifth embodiment described above is that the wire 131 in the trace 130 of the present embodiment extends to the second opening V2. The second opening V2 is at least partially overlapped with the wire 131 and the bonding pad 132 in the vertical projection direction Z, and the conductive material 181 located in the second opening V2 also overlaps the wire 131 and the bonding pad 132. The effect of this design is similar to that of the second embodiment described above, so it is not here. Let me repeat.
As shown in FIG. 16, a seventh embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device 301. The difference from the fifth embodiment is that, in the touch device 301, the insulating layer 140 is at least partially disposed between the trace 130 and the substrate 110, and the insulating layer 140 is at least partially disposed on the touch component 150 and the substrate. Between 110. In addition, the wires 131 in the traces 130 are disposed on the insulating layer 140 and at least partially cover the bonding pads 132 and the touch elements 150. In addition, the touch element 150 of the present embodiment preferably includes the structure of the above-mentioned FIG. 9 to simplify the process by forming the wire 131 of the embodiment and the first connection line X2 of FIG. 9 with the same metal material. Effect, but not limited to this.
As shown in FIG. 17, an eighth embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device 302. The difference from the seventh embodiment described above is that the wire 131 in the trace 130 of the present embodiment extends to the second opening V2. The second opening V2 is at least partially overlapped with the wire 131 and the bonding pad 132 in the vertical projection direction Z, and the conductive material 181 located in the second opening V2 also overlaps the wire 131 and the bonding pad 132. The second opening V2 of the insulating layer 140 may partially expose the wires 131.
As shown in FIG. 18, a ninth embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device 303. The difference from the seventh embodiment described above is that the first opening V1 of the embodiment is located on the insulating layer 140, and the second opening V2 is located in the protective layer 160. In addition, since the second opening V2 of the embodiment is located on the protective layer 160, the area of the trace 130 at the edge of the second opening V2 can be covered by the protective layer 160 to achieve a protective effect.
As shown in FIG. 19, a tenth embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device 304. The difference from the ninth embodiment is that the wiring 130 of the present embodiment can be composed only of the wires 131 and does not include the bonding pads of the above embodiment, and the wires 131 are disposed on the insulating layer 140 and the buffer layer 122. In the present embodiment, the wire 131 extends to the second opening V2 and is partially exposed by the second opening V2. The conductive material 181 located in the second opening V2 is in contact with the wire 131 exposed by the second opening V2 to form an electrical connection.
As shown in FIG. 20, an eleventh embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device 400. The difference from the first embodiment described above is that the insulating layer 140 of the present embodiment does not have the above-mentioned The three openings are formed, and the touch element 150 extends to the surrounding area R2 and directly covers the end of the contact line 130 close to the transparent area R1 for forming an electrical connection. It should be noted that the above design for directly contacting the touch element 150 with the opening of the insulating layer 140 without contacting the opening of the insulating layer 140 can also be applied to the structure of other embodiments of the present invention as needed.
As shown in FIG. 21, a twelfth embodiment of the present invention provides a touch device 500. The difference from the first embodiment is that the touch device 500 further includes a cover plate 510 and an adhesive layer 520. The cover plate 510 is disposed opposite to the substrate 110. In addition, the decorative layer 121 of the present embodiment is preferably disposed on the cover plate 510, and the adhesive layer 520 is disposed between the cover plate 510 and the substrate 110 for bonding the cover plate 510 provided with the decorative layer 121 and provided with The substrate 110 of the touch element 150. The adhesive layer 520 may comprise an optical clear adhesive (OCA), a pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) or other suitable bonding material. It should be noted that the design of the cover plate 510 and the substrate 110 on which the touch element 150 is formed may also be applied to the structure of other embodiments of the present invention as needed.
In summary, the touch device of the present invention utilizes a first opening or a second opening respectively in the insulating layer and the protective layer of the bonding region, and the first opening and the second opening are at least partially covered and different in size from each other. The mutual matching is used to expose the respective traces in the joint region, and at the same time, the trace of the joint region is protected and the overall thickness of the insulation layer and the protective layer of the joint region is reduced, thereby improving the reliability of the product and improving the joint effect of the external components. purpose.
The above are only the preferred embodiments of the present invention, and all changes and modifications made to the scope of the present invention should be within the scope of the present invention.
101‧‧‧ touch device
110‧‧‧Substrate
121‧‧‧Decorative layer
122‧‧‧buffer layer
130‧‧‧Wiring
131‧‧‧Wire
132‧‧‧ Bonding mat
140‧‧‧Insulation
150‧‧‧Touch components
160‧‧‧Protective layer
170‧‧‧Shielding layer
181‧‧‧Electrical materials
182‧‧‧External components
R1‧‧‧Light transmission area
R2‧‧‧ surrounding area
R3‧‧‧ junction area
V1‧‧‧ first opening
V2‧‧‧ second opening
V3‧‧‧ third opening
Z‧‧‧Vertical projection direction

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  1. A touch device has a light-transmissive region and a peripheral region, the peripheral region is located on at least one side of the light-transmitting region, the touch device includes: a substrate; a touch component disposed on the substrate and at least a portion of the plurality of traces disposed on the substrate and at least partially located in the peripheral region, wherein the peripheral region includes at least one junction region, the traces extending at least partially to the junction region, and at least And a portion of the wiring is electrically connected to the touch element; an insulating layer is disposed on the substrate, wherein the insulating layer and the traces located in the surrounding area are perpendicular to a vertical projection direction of the substrate At least partially overlapping; and a protective layer disposed on the substrate and at least partially covering the touch element, the insulating layer, and the traces in the surrounding area, wherein the insulating layer and the protective layer are The lands have at least one first opening, and the first opening of the insulating layer and the protective layer has a plurality of second openings in the lands, wherein each of the second openings corresponds to one of the openings Each of the second openings is at least partially exposed to the corresponding one of the traces, and the first opening is overlapped with at least two of the second openings for at least partially corresponding to each of the traces located in the joint region The second opening and the first opening are exposed.
  2. The touch device of claim 1, wherein the insulating layer or the protective layer is at least partially disposed between the two adjacent second openings.
  3. The touch device of claim 1, wherein the first opening is located in the insulating layer, and the second openings are located in the protective layer.
  4. The touch device of claim 1, wherein the first opening is located in the protective layer, and the second openings are located in the insulating layer.
  5. The touch device of claim 1, wherein the second openings are completely within the first opening.
  6. The touch device of claim 1, wherein each of the traces is at least partially disposed between the insulating layer and the substrate.
  7. The touch device of claim 1, wherein the insulating layer is at least partially disposed between the trace and the substrate.
  8. The touch device of claim 1, wherein each of the traces comprises a wire and a bonding pad, the wire and the bonding pad are at least partially overlapped and connected to each other in the vertical projection direction, and each of the second The opening is at least partially exposed to the corresponding wire or the bonding pad.
  9. The touch device of claim 8, wherein each of the wires is at least partially disposed between the insulating layer and the substrate.
  10. The touch device of claim 8, wherein the insulating layer is at least partially disposed between each of the wires and the substrate.
  11. The touch device of claim 1, further comprising an external component and a conductive material, wherein the conductive material is at least partially disposed in each of the second openings and exposed to the second openings The wires are electrically connected, and the external component is electrically connected to the wires through the conductive material.
  12. The touch device of claim 1, further comprising a decorative layer disposed on the substrate and at least partially located in the surrounding area, wherein the decorative layer is at least partially disposed on the insulating layer and the substrate between.
  13. The touch device of claim 12, further comprising a buffer layer disposed on the substrate and located in the peripheral region, wherein the decorative layer is at least partially disposed between the buffer layer and the substrate.
  14. The touch device of claim 1, further comprising a shielding layer disposed on the substrate and located in the surrounding area, wherein the shielding layer at least partially covers the insulating layer or the protective layer.
  15. The touch device of claim 1, further comprising a protective conductive layer disposed on the insulating layer.
  16. The touch device of claim 1, wherein the insulating layer further has at least one third opening in the surrounding area, the third opening at least partially exposing the traces, and the touch element passes the first The three openings are electrically connected to at least a portion of the traces.
  17. The touch device of claim 1, wherein the touch element comprises a plurality of touch electrodes electrically insulated from each other.
  18. The touch device of claim 17, wherein the touch electrodes comprise at least one touch signal driving electrode and at least one touch signal receiving electrode.
  19. The touch device of claim 1, wherein the touch element comprises: at least one first axial electrode extending along a first direction; and at least one second axial electrode extending along a second direction The second axial electrode is electrically insulated from the first axial electrode.
  20. The touch device of claim 19, wherein the first axial electrode comprises a plurality of first sub-electrodes and at least one first connecting line is disposed between the two adjacent first sub-electrodes, the first even The wiring electrically connects the two adjacent first sub-electrodes, the second axial electrode includes a plurality of second sub-electrodes, and at least one second connecting line is disposed between the two adjacent second sub-electrodes, The second connecting line is electrically connected to the two adjacent second sub-electrodes.
  21. The touch device of claim 1, wherein the substrate comprises a glass substrate, a plastic substrate, a glass film, a plastic film, a cover plate or a display substrate.
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