Patents Assigned to CJ CGV Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10331023
    Abstract: A multi-projection screening system may include a projection apparatus projecting an image, a plurality of projection surfaces onto which the image is projected, a polymer dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC) panel disposed in some of the plurality of projection surfaces, and a server controlling the PDLC panel. A method of controlling a PDLC panel may include the steps of checking whether an image is projected onto the PDLC panel and controlling a color displayed on the PDLC panel. A multi-projection screening method may include the steps of projecting an image onto a projection surface disposed in the front of a theater, checking whether an image is projected onto a PDLC panel, and controlling a color displayed on the PDLC panel. In accordance with embodiments of the present invention, a totally uniform image can be provided, and a sense of difference between front and side projection images can be prevented from occurring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Du Hui Lee, Kyung Yoon Jang
  • Patent number: 10291900
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a method and apparatus for normalizing the size of content in a multi-projection theater and a computer-readable recording medium. The method may include receiving theater parameters stored in a database, computing the scale factor of an image projected on a main screen based on the received theater parameters, controlling the image projected on the main screen by applying the computed scale factor to the image, and controlling the scale of an image projected on a sub-screen according to the controlled image of the main screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang
  • Patent number: 10216080
    Abstract: The present invention provides a multi-projection system including a plurality of projection surfaces, on which images are projected, which are arranged to surround an auditorium, and the plurality of projection surfaces comprise different types of projection surfaces. According to the present invention, it is possible to provide an audience with an image with high three-dimensional effect and immersion and provide images of multiple viewpoints such that the audience can feel as if they are in a space created by the images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang
  • Patent number: 10104348
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for regenerating image contents in a theater, and more specifically, to an image management system and method for regenerating image contents in a theater, which can decode high-resolution image contents and store the decoded image contents in a shared storage unit so that a plurality of slave devices may read image data from the shared storage unit and perform data processing or image processing on needed portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung Yoon Jang, Hyung Jin Yoon
  • Patent number: 10096085
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of generating images for a multi-projection theater and a method of generating projection images for a multi-projection theater, wherein a source image is mapped to a sphere, virtual planes according to the structure of a multi-projection theater are generated, and the source image on the sphere is projected on the virtual planes. The method may include mapping a source image to a sphere, generating a virtual plane according to the structure of a theater, and projecting the image on the sphere on the virtual plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang
  • Patent number: 10051250
    Abstract: The present invention relates to automatic correction of an area on which contents are projected by a projector, i.e., a so-called projection area, in a theater, and specifically, to a method and system for automatically correcting a projection area by photographing a projection area in the theater using a photographing device such as a camera or the like, and matching the image photographed like this, coordinates of a projection area projected by the projector and finally a contents image projected on a projection surface such as a screen, a wall or the like so that eventually the contents image may be properly output in an effective projection area of a projection surface in the theater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung Yoon Jang, Hyung Jin Yoon
  • Patent number: 10042244
    Abstract: The present invention provides a performance system with a multi-projection environment including a stage installed for a performance and a plurality of projection surfaces arranged around the stage and arranged so as not to be parallel to each other, in which synchronized images are projected on the plurality of projection surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang
  • Patent number: 10043094
    Abstract: An image correction method of smoothly correcting an image maps an additional feature point on an image on which a plurality of feature points is mapped and move other feature points together when a specific feature point is moved, a smoothly corrected image can be created, in a manner of: mapping a plurality of feature points on an image, where the plurality of feature points are set as a feature point of forced position or a feature point of unforced position, respectively; mapping additional feature points on the image; and changing positions of feature points of unforced position among the feature points and the additional feature points when a specific feature point is moved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang
  • Patent number: 9881530
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of representing the visible area of a theater. The method may include generating a value of an angle at which a specific spot is seen from a reference spot within the theater and representing the visible area of the theater based on the value of the angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang
  • Patent number: 9826224
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a method and apparatus for normalizing the size of content in a multi-projection theater and a computer-readable recording medium. The method may include receiving theater parameters stored in a database, computing the scale factor of an image project on a main screen based on the received theater parameters, controlling the image projected on the main screen by incorporating the computed scale factor into the image, and controlling an image projected on a sub-screen so that the height or width of at least any one of images of sub-screens having a different pixel size or ratio from the controlled image of the main screen is identical with a height or width of the controlled image of the main screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang, Hwan Chul Kim
  • Patent number: 9817305
    Abstract: The present invention provides an image correction system and method for multi-projection, the image correction system including a plurality of projection surfaces which are installed in a single theater and a projection device which projects images on the plurality of projection surfaces, in which the images projected by the projection device on the plurality of projection surfaces are corrected based on relative differences in properties of the plurality of projection surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang
  • Publication number: 20170205700
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a screen, and more specifically to a screen, to which a content images are projected, comprising screen regions each having a mutually different reflectance. According to the present invention, with respect to implementing a screen having a non-flat surface, as the content images can be projected onto all screen regions while maintaining uniform brightness, an audience can be provided with a content viewing environment by means of screens having a variety of shapes, while satisfactorily maintaining the quality of the of the projected a content images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Publication date: July 20, 2017
    Applicant: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bon Il KOO, Byoung Jun SONG, Hae Jeong KOH, Min Jung KIM, Young Mi KIM, Ok Sun KIM, No Chan PARK, In Jae SEONG, Young Wook CHOI
  • Publication number: 20170204598
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a curved screen support comprising a plurality of vertical bars arranged vertically from the ground, and a plurality of horizontal bars attached to the vertical bars at one end in the horizontal direction with respect to the ground, wherein horizontal bars are characterized in that the line connecting the other ends of the horizontal bars arranged on the same vertical axis has a curved shape of a set curvature, and the line connecting the other ends of the horizontal bars arranged on the same horizontal axis has a curved shape of set curvature. Therefore, according to the present invention, a curved screen having a curvature along the horizontal axis as well as the vertical axis can be stably held, and by controlling the curvature and angle of the curved screen, enhanced life-like effects can be provided to an audience.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Publication date: July 20, 2017
    Applicant: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bon Il KOO, Byoung Jun SONG, Hae Jeong KOH, Min Jung KIM, Young Mi KIM, Ok Sun KIM, No Chan PARK, In Jae SEONG, Young Wook CHOI
  • Patent number: 9690175
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of correcting the distortion of an image overlap area. The method includes identifying an overlap area between images projected by a plurality of projectors, obtaining information about the brightness of an image projected on the overlap area, and controlling the brightness of the image projected on the overlap area. Controlling the brightness of the image includes incorporating a transparency variable ? into the image, and the transparency variable of an image projected by a specific projector is reduced toward remaining boundaries of the overlap area at a boundary of a non-overlap area and the overlap area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang
  • Patent number: 9671684
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a theater parameter management apparatus including: a parameter creation unit for creating parameters showing a structure of a theater based on input information; a database for storing the parameters created by the parameter creation unit; and a data processing unit for performing a data processing using the parameters stored in the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Ji Hyung Kang
  • Patent number: 9641817
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of generating multi-projection images. The method of generating multi-projection images includes controlling a plurality of different types of filming devices so that the filming devices are disposed at specific angles, controlling the shutter operations of the plurality of different types of filming devices in order to synchronize the plurality of different types of filming devices, and controlling the plurality of different types of filming devices so that the filming devices perform filming operations in a plurality of viewpoint directions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang
  • Patent number: 9632405
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a theater parameter management apparatus including: a parameter creation unit for creating parameters showing a structure of a theater based on input information; a database for storing the parameters created by the parameter creation unit; and a data processing unit for performing a data processing using the parameters stored in the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Ji Hyung Kang
  • Patent number: D785814
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bonil Koo, Byoung Jun Song, Hae Jeong Koh, Min Jung Kim, Young Mi Kim, Ok Sun Kim, No Chan Park, In Jae Seong, Young Wook Choi
  • Patent number: D785815
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bonil Koo, Byoung Jun Song, Hae Jeong Koh, Min Jung Kim, Young Mi Kim, Ok Sun Kim, No Chan Park, In Jae Seong, Young Wook Choi
  • Patent number: D823372
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bonil Koo, Byoung Jun Song, Hae Jeong Koh, Min Jung Kim, Young Mi Kim, Ok Sun Kim, No Chan Park, In Jae Seong, Young Wook Choi