Patents Assigned to Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.
  • Publication number: 20210058556
    Abstract: A multi-camera apparatus includes: a driving base in which a movement path is formed; at least one camera mount, each of which includes a respective camera module mounted therein, and is configured to contact the driving base and move along the movement path; and a shaft provided at a center of the driving base and coupled to the driving base, wherein each of the at least one camera mount is connected to the shaft and configured to move along a circumference of the driving base with the shaft as a rotational center.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dae Kyung KIM, Kil Hwa HONG, Ho Seoung HWANG
  • Patent number: 10924652
    Abstract: A monitoring apparatus includes: a communication interface configured to receive an original image acquired by a camera; a storage configured to store the original image; a display configured to display the original image and a calibrated image obtained by dewarping the original image; and a controller configured to control operations of the communication interface, the storage, and the display, wherein, in a view mode in which only the calibrated image among the original image and the calibrated image is displayed, in response to the calibrated image being selected, the display is configured to display a mini map which shows the original image in a portion of the selected calibrated image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoo Mi Cha, Kyoung Jeon Jeong, Dong Won Kim, Sung Pil Chun, Chang Hee Song, Mi Na Choi
  • Publication number: 20210035308
    Abstract: Provided an apparatus for obtaining a motion vector including at least one processor configured to receive a long exposure image and a short exposure image of the current frame, and obtain a motion vector of the long exposure image and a motion vector of the short exposure image, the processor being configured to extract feature points in the long exposure image based on a saturation degree of the long exposure image, and obtain a motion vector of the long exposure image based on a difference from a long exposure image of a previous frame, and the processor being configured to extract feature points in the short exposure image and obtain a motion vector of the short exposure image based on a difference from a short exposure image of a previous frame based on a saturation degree of the short exposure image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Gab Cheon JUNG
  • Patent number: 10911685
    Abstract: A monitoring device includes: a communication unit configured to receive an image from a camera; a screen unit configured to display the image; and a control unit configured to control the operation of the communication unit and the screen unit, wherein the screen unit may be configured to mark event detection areas on the image, wherein, in response to an event occurring in an event detection area, the control unit may be configured to count a number of the events that occurred, wherein the screen unit may be configured to numerically display the counted number of the events in the event detection area, and wherein the event detection area may correspond to a target monitoring area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Se Mi Jang
  • Patent number: 10904445
    Abstract: A zoom tracking method performed by a control unit of a zoom camera includes operations (a) through (c). In operation (a), the control unit determines a focusing progress state at a time when a zooming start signal is received. In operation (b), the control unit narrows an estimated range of a subject distance or estimates the subject distance, according to the focusing progress state. In operation (c), the control unit performs focusing for a zoom magnification according to the narrowed estimated range or the estimated subject distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dae Bong Kim, Young Sang Kwon, Ki Bum Park
  • Patent number: 10904423
    Abstract: An image providing apparatus includes an internal communication interface configured to receive image data and camera setting information from a plurality of camera modules included in a network camera housing, and transmit a control signal to the plurality of camera modules; a processor configured to generate the control signal to control an operation of the plurality of camera modules, control a power supply to each of the plurality of camera modules, and generate combined image data by combining the image data obtained from the plurality of camera modules; and an external communication interface configured to transmit the combined image data to a client terminal via an Internet network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Il Hwang Cha, Sung Bong Cho
  • Publication number: 20210020027
    Abstract: A user terminal includes: a communication interface configured to receive an image of a surveillance area, and transmit a control command to a first object; a display configured to display the image and a control tool regarding the first object; a user interface configured to receive a first user input to select the first object displayed in the image, and a second user input to control an operation of the first object; and a processor configured to: determine whether a user has a right to control the first object in response to the first user input; and based on determining that the user has the right to control the first object, display the control tool on the display, and generate the control command according to the second user input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Myung Hwa SON, Ye Un Jhung, Jae Hyun Lim, Min Suk Sung
  • Patent number: 10896487
    Abstract: Provided are an apparatus and method of reducing noise of an image. The apparatus for reducing noise of an image includes: a motion detector configured to detect a motion from a current image; a weight setting unit configured to set a weight of the current image based on the motion and a weight of a previous image; and a noise reduction unit configured to apply the weight of the current image to the current image to reduce temporal noise of the current image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO.. LTD.
    Inventor: Eun Cheol Choi
  • Patent number: 10896513
    Abstract: Provided is a security management device for tracking a terminal located indoors. The security management device display on a map a position of the at least one wireless network camera and information about a terminal located in a range capable of wireless communication with the at least one wireless network camera, control a wireless network camera to track a position of the terminal based on the information about the terminal while the terminal is in a range capable of wireless communication with the wireless network camera, and control the wireless network camera to send identification information of the terminal to a neighboring wireless network camera when the terminal moves out of the range capable of wireless communication with the wireless network camera.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung Bong Cho, Jeong Woong Park
  • Patent number: 10891702
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a duplicate image evidence management system for verifying authentication and integrity, the duplicate image evidence management system being capable of verifying that a duplicate image has authentication and integrity when an original image generated by an image storage device is copied by an image collecting device. The duplicate image evidence management system according to the present disclosure includes: an image generating unit for generating an original image; a hash generating unit for generating an original hash value for the original image; a hash checking unit for checking whether the original hash value is changed; and a duplicate image generating unit for copying the original image so as to generate a first duplicate image and generating a first hash value for the first duplicate image, when it is checked by the hash checking unit that the original hash value is not changed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignees: 4DREAM CO., LTD., HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Won-Kug Kim, Jin-Kyo Shin
  • Patent number: 10878677
    Abstract: A method of controlling panning of a surveillance camera configured to perform panning over a set angle during a preset mode includes: obtaining an edge value with respect to each pixel of an object captured image of a panning-completed time, the edge value being a difference between brightness of a left adjacent pixel thereof and brightness of a right adjacent pixel thereof; obtaining an object vertical-line number among vertical pixel lines of the object captured image, the object vertical-line number being a number of a vertical pixel line in which a sum of the edge values is largest; and correcting the panning such that the object vertical-line number coincides with a reference vertical-line number corresponding to the panning over the set angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang Wook Lee, Jae Woon Byun, Dae Bong Kim, Ku Hyeon Jeong
  • Publication number: 20200389061
    Abstract: The present document discloses a camera device comprising a camera sensor, a wireless communication unit configured to receive a wireless communication signal from an external device, a rotating body configured to be rotated together with the camera sensor and the wireless communication unit, a rotation driving unit configured to rotate the rotating body, a wireless power transmitter configured to transfer wireless powers to the external device, and a control unit configured to rotate the rotating body in a panning direction by the rotation driving unit, estimate direction information of the external device at least partially based on a change of a received signal strength of a wireless communication signal caused by the rotation of the rotating body, determine a transmission direction of a wireless power signal for the external device based on the direction information of the external device, and transmit the wireless power signal in the transmission direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youngchan LEE, Brian SUNG
  • Patent number: 10853685
    Abstract: Provided is a method for detecting fog from an image, the method including: generating a histogram based on a luminance signal of the image; calculating a histogram width from the histogram; calculating a color contrast value based on color signals of the image; and detecting a fog level of the image based on the histogram width and the color contrast value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Hyun Lee, Yil Kwon Chang
  • Patent number: 10855900
    Abstract: A data management device and a method of managing data are provided. The data management device includes a communication interface configured to receive image data from cameras, and a data manager configured to sort predetermined cameras among the cameras into a group, and record, among the received image data, image frames that are received from the predetermined cameras sorted into the group, in a single group file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kyung Ho Kim
  • Patent number: 10848672
    Abstract: Provided are an image stabilizing apparatus and method thereof. The image stabilizing apparatus performs image stabilization by using both an image sensor and a motion sensor. Image distortion and movement are stably corrected by using both the position of a feature point, which is extracted by the image sensor and image processing, and the movement position of the feature point, which is predicted by the motion sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yeongeol Ryu, Sangji Park, Hwalsuk Lee, Shimin Yin
  • Patent number: 10848755
    Abstract: A monitoring system according to the present embodiment comprises a surveillance camera and a monitoring device. The surveillance camera transmits information on an operation environment thereof to the monitoring device. The monitoring device periodically predicts a future breakdown date of at least one component according to the information on the operation environment of the surveillance camera and characteristic information on the al least one component of the surveillance camera, and provides a warning when the future breakdown date of the prediction result is within a predetermined period from a current date.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dae Bong Kim, Han Sang Kim, Ho Woong Lee, Dong Seong Kim
  • Patent number: 10848653
    Abstract: A dome camera device is provided, including: a housing part which accommodates a camera for photographing a subject; a connection cover part which covers at least part of a circumference of the housing part; a first rotation restricting part which limits a rotation range of the housing part in a first rotation direction; and a second rotation restricting part which limits the rotation range of the housing part in a second rotation direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun Soo Shin, Nam Il Kim, Eun Soo Choi
  • Patent number: 10841654
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for displaying images and a passenger density. The apparatus includes a receiver receives original images obtained by a plurality of cameras respectively installed in a plurality of passenger cars and a passenger density calculated from the original images; a thumbnail generator for determining the sizes of thumbnail images corresponding to the original images according to the number of cameras and generating thumbnail images according to the determined sizes; and a screen for collecting the thumbnail images and displaying the thumbnail images together with information indicating the density.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ho Woong Lee, Han Sang Kim, Min Suk Sung, Min Gyu Lee
  • Patent number: 10842042
    Abstract: A cooling device for surveillance system includes: an outer housing surrounding a surveillance camera; and a blower positioned on an outer surface of the outer housing and configured to generate cooling air flowing along the outer surface of the outer housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sin Hyun Kim, Ji Seok Kim, Se Ra Hong
  • Patent number: D902974
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: HANWHA TECHWIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ho Jin Park, Mun Jun Park