Patents Assigned to Bixolon Co., Ltd.
  • Publication number: 20210026577
    Abstract: Disclosed are a printing method using websocket communication and a management method for a websocket communication channel. The printing method includes establishing, by a printing apparatus, a websocket channel for communicating with an external apparatus, requesting, by the printing apparatus, print data from the external apparatus through the websocket channel, determining, by the printing apparatus, whether a predetermined condition associated with an acquisition of the print data is satisfied in response to the request for the print data, and controlling, by the printing apparatus, a channel duration time of the websocket channel when the predetermined condition is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Peter Sahaya DARCIUS, Jae Hoon JEONG, Young Hwan KWAK, Sa Bin SON
  • Publication number: 20200391524
    Abstract: The paper cutting device includes: a lower frame configured such that a platen roller and a thermal head are disposed on the top surface thereof and provide a paper movement path and a drive unit is contained therein; an upper frame configured to form the paper movement path in association with the lower frame, and to open the paper movement path; a fixed cutter configured to be disposed on the upper frame, and to cut the roll paper; a movable cutter configured to be disposed on the lower frame, to cut the roll paper, and to allow the roll paper to move; and a jam control unit configured to detect a jam of the roll paper, and to detect the opening of the paper movement path and lower the movable cutter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Gwan KIM, Jin Kook Kim
  • Patent number: 10853003
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a method and apparatus for performing print jobs in a printing system including a host device and a printing device. The method of performing print jobs in a printing system including a host device and a printing device includes: requesting printing while transmitting print data and identifications (IDs) corresponding to one or more print jobs, included in a job list, to the printing device; if an identification (ID) corresponding to at least one completed print job is received from the printing device, updating the job list by deleting a print job corresponding to the received ID from the job list; if an error has occurred in the printing system, determining whether the error has been resolved; and if it is determined that the error has been resolved, resuming printing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chan Wook Kang, Hong Ju Jin
  • Patent number: 10846029
    Abstract: Disclosed are a printing method using websocket communication and a management method for a websocket communication channel. The printing method includes establishing, by a printing apparatus, a websocket channel for communicating with an external apparatus, requesting, by the printing apparatus, print data from the external apparatus through the websocket channel, determining, by the printing apparatus, whether a predetermined condition associated with an acquisition of the print data is satisfied in response to the request for the print data, and controlling, by the printing apparatus, a channel duration time of the websocket channel when the predetermined condition is satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Peter Sahaya Darcius, Jae Hoon Jeong, Young Hwan Kwak, Sa Bin Son
  • Patent number: 10752030
    Abstract: A printer and a printing method are proposed. The printer and the printing method include transferring printing paper until a cutting target marker first disposed after a location at which the printing of a unit output has been completed based on the transfer direction of the printing paper reaches a cutting position, and cutting the corresponding location when the printing paper is transferred until the cutting target marker reaches the cutting position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junho Hwang, Gihwan Ahn
  • Publication number: 20200236242
    Abstract: A printing apparatus supporting USB type-C includes: a USB type-C interface configured to support a connection with an external device; a printing unit configured to perform printing; and a controller configured to control the supply of power to the external device. The controller checks a reception power received from an external power source, predicts the estimated power consumption of at least one of the printing apparatus and the external device, determines a supply power to be transmitted to the external device based on the reception power and the estimated power consumption, and transmits the supply power to the external device via the USB type-C interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Hwan KWAK, Dong Woo KIM, Junho HWANG, Gihwan AHN
  • Patent number: 10675895
    Abstract: Provided is an unwinding device for unwinding a sheet from a sheet roll, the sheet roll being inserted onto the device. The unwinding device includes a shaft, a first rotating member and a second rotating member which are inserted onto the shaft, configured to be rotatable with rotation of the sheet roll, the sheet roll being inserted onto the first rotating member and the second rotating member, a first elastic member disposed between the first rotating member and the shaft, the first elastic member being configured to provide first back tension to the sheet when the first rotating member rotates, a second elastic member disposed between the second rotating member and the shaft, the second elastic member being configured to provide second back tension to the sheet when the second rotating member rotates, and a back tension controlling member disposed between the second elastic member and the shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Geun Wha Lim, Gwang Keun Park
  • Publication number: 20190111713
    Abstract: Provided is an unwinding device for unwinding a sheet from a sheet roll, the sheet roll being inserted onto the device. The unwinding device includes a shaft, a first rotating member and a second rotating member which are inserted onto the shaft, configured to be rotatable with rotation of the sheet roll, the sheet roll being inserted onto the first rotating member and the second rotating member, a first elastic member disposed between the first rotating member and the shaft, the first elastic member being configured to provide first back tension to the sheet when the first rotating member rotates, a second elastic member disposed between the second rotating member and the shaft, the second elastic member being configured to provide second back tension to the sheet when the second rotating member rotates, and a back tension controlling member disposed between the second elastic member and the shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicant: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Geun Wha LIM, Gwang Keun PARK
  • Patent number: 10185944
    Abstract: Provided is a POS peripherals controlling device including: a wireless communication unit; an interface part including at least one interface unit; and a controller determining whether data received from a mobile POS host device through the wireless communication unit includes control data for controlling at least one POS peripheral connected through the interface part, when the received data includes control data, checking a target POS peripheral where the control data is to be delivered among the at least one peripheral, and transmitting control data included in the received data to the checked POS peripheral through a first interface unit connected to the checked target peripheral among the at least one interface unit, wherein the control data is generated by the mobile POS host device and is generated in a format corresponding to the target peripheral that is to receive the control data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji Hwan Kim, Won Je Choi, Sa Bin Son, Cho Eun Jeong
  • Patent number: 10166796
    Abstract: Provided is an unwinding device for unwinding a sheet from a sheet roll, the sheet roll being inserted onto the device. The unwinding device includes a shaft, a first rotating member and a second rotating member which are inserted onto the shaft, configured to be rotatable with rotation of the sheet roll, the sheet roll being inserted onto the first rotating member and the second rotating member, a first elastic member disposed between the first rotating member and the shaft, the first elastic member being configured to provide first back tension to the sheet when the first rotating member rotates, a second elastic member disposed between the second rotating member and the shaft, the second elastic member being configured to provide second back tension to the sheet when the second rotating member rotates, and a back tension controlling member disposed between the second elastic member and the shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Geun Wha Lim, Gwang Keun Park
  • Publication number: 20180357022
    Abstract: Disclosed are a printing method using websocket communication and a management method for a websocket communication channel. The printing method includes establishing, by a printing apparatus, a websocket channel for communicating with an external apparatus, requesting, by the printing apparatus, print data from the external apparatus through the websocket channel, determining, by the printing apparatus, whether a predetermined condition associated with an acquisition of the print data is satisfied in response to the request for the print data, and controlling, by the printing apparatus, a channel duration time of the websocket channel when the predetermined condition is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Applicant: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Peter Sahaya DARCIUS, Jae Hoon JEONG, Young Hwan KWAK, Sa Bin SON
  • Publication number: 20180339532
    Abstract: Provided is an unwinding device for unwinding a sheet from a sheet roll, the sheet roll being inserted onto the device. The unwinding device includes a shaft, a first rotating member and a second rotating member which are inserted onto the shaft, configured to be rotatable with rotation of the sheet roll, the sheet roll being inserted onto the first rotating member and the second rotating member, a first elastic member disposed between the first rotating member and the shaft, the first elastic member being configured to provide first back tension to the sheet when the first rotating member rotates, a second elastic member disposed between the second rotating member and the shaft, the second elastic member being configured to provide second back tension to the sheet when the second rotating member rotates, and a back tension controlling member disposed between the second elastic member and the shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Applicant: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Geun Wha LIM, Gwang Keun PARK
  • Patent number: 10078823
    Abstract: Provided is a POS peripherals controlling device including: a wireless communication unit; an interface part including at least one interface unit; and a controller determining whether data received from a mobile POS host device through the wireless communication unit includes control data for controlling at least one POS peripheral connected through the interface part, when the received data includes control data, checking a target POS peripheral where the control data is to be delivered among the at least one peripheral, and transmitting control data included in the received data to the checked POS peripheral through a first interface unit connected to the checked target peripheral among the at least one interface unit, wherein the control data is generated by the mobile POS host device and is generated in a format corresponding to the target peripheral that is to receive the control data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji Hwan Kim, Won Je Choi, Sa Bin Son, Cho Eun Jeong
  • Patent number: 10046576
    Abstract: A recording paper cutting device enables cutting of a boundary between a first area of a recording paper and a second area of the recording paper placed at an upstream side of the first area, so that the first area is separately discharged from the second area after the first area is printed. The recording paper cutting device includes first and second cutting parts. The first cutting part of the second cutting parts moves in an approaching or departing direction so that the boundary is cut. The first cutting part includes a first cutting surface inclined by a first angle in the departing direction from the second cutting part and a second cutting surface that extends from the first cutting surface and is inclined by a second angle, which is smaller than the first angle, in the departing direction from the second cutting part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Gwan Kim, Jin Kook Kim
  • Publication number: 20180194148
    Abstract: A recording paper cutting device enables cutting of a boundary between a first area of a recording paper and a second area of the recording paper placed at an upstream side of the first area, so that the first area is separately discharged from the second area after the first area is printed. The recording paper cutting device includes first and second cutting parts. The first cutting part of the second cutting parts moves in an approaching or departing direction so that the boundary is cut. The first cutting part includes a first cutting surface inclined by a first angle in the departing direction from the second cutting part and a second cutting surface that extends from the first cutting surface and is inclined by a second angle, which is smaller than the first angle, in the departing direction from the second cutting part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Applicant: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Gwan KIM, Jin Kook KIM
  • Patent number: 9925806
    Abstract: A recording paper cutting device enables cutting of a boundary between a first area of a recording paper and a second area of the recording paper placed at an upstream side of the first area, so that the first area is separately discharged from the second area after the first area is printed. The recording paper cutting device includes first and second cutting parts. The first cutting part of the second cutting parts moves in an approaching or departing direction so that the boundary is cut. The first cutting part includes a first cutting surface inclined by a first angle in the departing direction from the second cutting part and a second cutting surface that extends from the first cutting surface and is inclined by a second angle, which is smaller than the first angle, in the departing direction from the second cutting part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Gwan Kim, Jin Kook Kim
  • Publication number: 20170182806
    Abstract: A recording paper cutting device enables cutting of a boundary between a first area of a recording paper and a second area of the recording paper placed at an upstream side of the first area, so that the first area is separately discharged from the second area after the first area is printed. The recording paper cutting device includes first and second cutting parts. The first cutting part of the second cutting parts moves in an approaching or departing direction so that the boundary is cut. The first cutting part includes a first cutting surface inclined by a first angle in the departing direction from the second cutting part and a second cutting surface that extends from the first cutting surface and is inclined by a second angle, which is smaller than the first angle, in the departing direction from the second cutting part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Applicant: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Gwan KIM, Jin Kook KIM
  • Publication number: 20170109721
    Abstract: Provided is a POS peripherals controlling device including: a wireless communication unit; an interface part including at least one interface unit; and a controller determining whether data received from a mobile POS host device through the wireless communication unit includes control data for controlling at least one POS peripheral connected through the interface part, when the received data includes control data, checking a target POS peripheral where the control data is to be delivered among the at least one peripheral, and transmitting control data included in the received data to the checked POS peripheral through a first interface unit connected to the checked target peripheral among the at least one interface unit, wherein the control data is generated by the mobile POS host device and is generated in a format corresponding to the target peripheral that is to receive the control data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2016
    Publication date: April 20, 2017
    Applicant: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji Hwan KIM, Won Je CHOI, Sa Bin SON, Cho Eun JEONG
  • Publication number: 20160364710
    Abstract: Provided is a POS peripherals controlling device including: a wireless communication unit; an interface part including at least one interface unit; and a controller determining whether data received from a mobile POS host device through the wireless communication unit includes control data for controlling at least one POS peripheral connected through the interface part, when the received data includes control data, checking a target POS peripheral where the control data is to be delivered among the at least one peripheral, and transmitting control data included in the received data to the checked POS peripheral through a first interface unit connected to the checked target peripheral among the at least one interface unit, wherein the control data is generated by the mobile POS host device and is generated in a format corresponding to the target peripheral that is to receive the control data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Applicant: BIXOLON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji Hwan KIM, Won Je CHOI, Sa Bin SON, Cho Eun JEONG
  • Patent number: 8949144
    Abstract: A point-of-sale (POS) terminal and a POS system, by which the cost spent for the establishment of the POS system is reduced. Ordering, payment and management of sales information can be conducted irrespective of location, thereby maximizing user convenience. The general functions of a POS terminal, such as barcode scanning, near-field communication (NFC), signing, and the like, can be performed based on a variety of functions of a mobile terminal in order to provide an optimum solution in any sales environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Bixolon Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin Gwan Kim, Young-Hwan Kwak