Patents Assigned to Hyundai Motor Company
  • Publication number: 20240225946
    Abstract: An adaptive seat massage system and a method of controlling the same include a massage module providing a massage function in a plurality of regions of a seat; a pressure measurement module detecting pressure applied to the seat by a user in the regions of the seat and transmits pressure measurement signal corresponding to respective regions among the plurality of regions; and a control module determining whether to operate the massage module in at least one region based on the pressure measurement signal received from the pressure measurement module, determining, when the massage module is operated in the at least one region, an operating mode of the massage module in the at least one region based on the pressure measurement signal, and transmitting a control signal corresponding to the determined operating mode to the massage module to control an operation of the massage module in the at least one region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2022
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Ming LI, Joo Hwan SON, Hai Yan ZHAO, Xiang Lai NIAN, Junshuai CAO, Shinjin KANG, Shi Hua WANG
  • Publication number: 20240234327
    Abstract: A power module includes an upper substrate and a lower substrate, an upper chip, a lower chip, and a circuit board disposed across a space between the upper substrate and the lower chip and a space between the lower substrate and the upper chip so that the upper substrate and the lower substrate are vertically spaced from each other. The circuit board electrically connects the upper chip to the lower substrate while electrically connecting the lower chip to the upper substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Sung Taek HWANG, So Eun JEONG, Jun Hee PARK, Nam Sik KONG
  • Publication number: 20240233153
    Abstract: An apparatus and a method are for generating a depth map of a monocular camera image. The apparatus includes: a camera sensor that photographs a monocular camera image; a lidar sensor that generates a point cloud corresponding to the monocular camera image; and a controller that removes noise from the point cloud and generates the depth map of the monocular camera image based on the point cloud from which the noise is removed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jin Sol Kim, Jin Ho Park, Jang Yoon Kim
  • Publication number: 20240227725
    Abstract: A vehicle control apparatus includes a sensor provided in each of vehicle seats and outputting a fastening signal when a seat belt is fastened, and outputting a non-fastening signal when the seat belt is not fastened, and a controller that stores an available seat count based on the non-fastening signal and to update the available seat count when a seat belt signal is changed and output to the non-fastening signal from a vehicle seat where the fastening signal is output.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Sang Min LEE, Jang Yeol KIM, Eul YONG KIM, Dae Han CHOI
  • Publication number: 20240230895
    Abstract: An apparatus for determining integrity of a sensor includes a signal transmission unit configured to sequentially operate each of a plurality of ultrasonic sensors mounted on a vehicle to generate respective output signals. The apparatus also includes a signal sensing unit configured to acquire a received value of an adjacent ultrasonic sensor adjacent to each of the plurality of ultrasonic sensors which generate the respective output signals. The apparatus further includes an anomaly determining unit configured to determine whether the received value is abnormal. The apparatus additionally includes a determination-result processing unit configured to perform a response for each of the ultrasonic sensors according to a result of determining anomaly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chan Mi Seo, Hyeon Jeong Jeon, Seung Hoon Jeon, Dong Hyuk Kim
  • Publication number: 20240237070
    Abstract: In a method and device for transmitting and receiving rapid data in a communication system, an AP method includes the steps of: setting a first TS for a first STA; setting a second TS for a second STA; transmitting a first data frame of the first STA in the first TS; and transmitting a second data frame of the second STA in a transmission interval including the second TS, wherein the first TS and the second TS are sequentially set in an rTWT SP.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2024
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, Korea National University of Transportation Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
    Inventor: Yong Ho Kim
  • Publication number: 20240227737
    Abstract: An apparatus for controlling a discharge pressure of a fluid includes: a pump configured to suck the fluid through an inlet or to discharge the sucked fluid through an outlet; a distributor connected to the pump and to an injection nozzle provided by a sensor and configured to distribute the fluid discharged from the pump to the sensor; and a controller. The controller is configured to control the pump to operate selectively in accordance with detection of contamination of the sensor and to control operation of the distributor to be forcibly delayed during operation of the pump such that the fluid distributed to the sensor, when detected as being contaminated, is controlled to reach a selected required discharge pressure of different required discharge pressures selected in accordance with water amount information and a degree of contamination of the sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, DY AUTO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Young Joon Shin, Chan Mook Choi, Gyu Won Han, Jong Min Park, Jin Hee Lee, Jong Wook Lee, Min Wook Park, Seong Jun Kim, Hyeong Jun Kim, Sun Ju Kim
  • Publication number: 20240236301
    Abstract: A video encoding/decoding method and apparatus are provided. A video decoding method includes deriving a spatial merge candidate, based on neighboring blocks spatially adjacent to a current block. The method also includes deriving a temporal merge candidate, based on neighboring blocks temporally adjacent to the current block. The method also includes generating a first merge candidate list based on the spatial merge candidate and the temporal merge candidate. The method also includes deriving a history-based merge candidate, based on motion information of a block encoded before the current block. The method also includes generating a second merge candidate list, based on the first merge candidate list and the history-based merge candidate. The method also includes generating a prediction block of the current block, based on the second merge candidate list. The first merge candidate list and the second merge candidate list are generated based on a priority of motion information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seung Wook Park, Jin Heo
  • Publication number: 20240231787
    Abstract: A method and system for installing an application in a mobility device are disclosed. The method of installing an application in a mobility device includes: securing data matched to the mobility device in a server based on application installation information included in an application installation request in response to the application installation request received from the mobility device; creating a metadata adapter of the application in the server based on the secured matching data; transmitting the created metadata adapter together with binary data of the application from the server to the mobility device; and installing the application in the mobility device using the metadata adapter transmitted from the server to the mobility device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yocheol Jang, HeeJin Ro, Duckyoung Kim, Jongbok Lee, Donghee Seok
  • Publication number: 20240231117
    Abstract: An optical disc unit for an ultraviolet sterilizer, which is applied to the ultraviolet sterilizer, includes an ultraviolet light emitting diode (LED) to reflect light irradiated from the ultraviolet LED, including a body portion including a hollow and a primary optical unit fixedly coupled to an internal diameter surface in the hollow of the body portion and disposed in a direction perpendicular to an emission surface of the ultraviolet LED to reflect light irradiated from the ultraviolet LED, and according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure, it is possible to enhance a sterilization ability by increasing a beam angle of light irradiated from the ultraviolet LED and uniformly irradiating the light and also reduce a risk of light leakage to the outside in a space to which the ultraviolet LED is applied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation, HATBIT ILLUCOM CO., LTD
    Inventors: Han-Joo JANG, Woo-Young CHOI, Jin-Won LEE, Sang-Ki LEE, Hyeon-Seok LEE, Hong-Sik CHANG, Kwan-Woo LEE, Tae-Yoon KIM, Young-Ho CHA, Jae-Gyun SA, Heon-Cheol KIM
  • Publication number: 20240227544
    Abstract: A variable grille apparatus can adjust a flow rate of air flowing through a grille and upgrade an opening/closing operation when adjusting the flow rate of the air, thereby improving merchantability. In addition, by diversifying the opening/closing operation of the grille such as sequentially operating or simultaneously operating the opening/closing operation of the grille, it is possible to upgrade the opening/closing operation of the grille, diversify the exterior design, and secure the flow rate of air through the optimization of the structural arrangement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Young Yoon, Dong Eun Cha, Hong Heui Lee, Jae Sup Byun, Jang Ho Kim
  • Publication number: 20240227863
    Abstract: A system for operating an object includes at least one autonomous driving platform to perform autonomous driving, at least one object loaded onto an upper portion of the at least one autonomous driving platform, unloaded from the upper portion of the at least one autonomous driving platform, and including a product, and a server to select an object of the at least one object to provide a product, which is to be sold to a user, based on product purchase information for a specific area, and to select an autonomous driving platform, which performs the autonomous driving in the specific area, of the at least autonomous driving platform, based on information on the specific area and the selected object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Dae Hyun KIM, Ig Yeong JEONG
  • Publication number: 20240233326
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for detecting an object and a computer readable recording medium therefor are disclosed. The apparatus includes: a first camera that obtains a first image of a first view angle range; a second camera that obtains a second image of a second view angle range having an overlapping region with the first view angle range; an object detection network that detects an object in the first and second images; a stereo matching device that corrects a deviation of a depth value between the first and second images in the overlapping region based on a feature value output by a backbone network of the object detection network; and a feature vector determination device that performs adversarial learning to reduce a deviation of a feature vector between objects in the overlapping region and a non-overlapping region while the object detection network detects the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, Korea University Research and Business Foundation
    Inventors: Young Hyun Kim, Seo Won Lee, Jin Kyu Kim, Sang Pil Kim, Won Seok Roh
  • Publication number: 20240235130
    Abstract: A power socket includes a terminal support base, at least one set of conductive terminals, at least one slider, an elastic component, a circuit board component, a photoelectric sensor, and a controller, wherein the photoelectric sensor is configured to detect the extending plate passing through the through hole to generate a trigger signal, and the controller is electrically connected to the photoelectric sensor and at least one set of conductive terminals, and the controller is configured to control the corresponding conductive terminal to be conducted according to the trigger signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, Kia Corporation
    Inventor: Xi Zhen HU
  • Publication number: 20240227708
    Abstract: A front end module frame of a vehicle, and the front end module frame including a lower member arranged at a front lower portion of the vehicle and extending in a vehicle width direction, wherein each of opposite ends thereof is connected to a front end of a front sub frame of the vehicle, a front bumper beam extending in the width direction, and connected to the lower member in a vehicle height direction, wherein each of opposite ends thereof is connected to a front end of a front side member of the vehicle, and an upper member arranged at a front upper portion of the vehicle and extending in the width direction, and connected to the front bumper beam in the height direction, wherein each of opposite ends thereof is bent toward the vehicle and connected to a fender apron member of the vehicle is introduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation, HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tae Ou PARK, Do Hoi KIM, Jae Sup BYUN, Jang Ho KIM
  • Publication number: 20240230048
    Abstract: A lighting apparatus for vehicles which may provide a unique and beautiful image of an electrified vehicle and aesthetic sensibility, and a method of manufacturing the same, include a light source configured to emit light, a light guide plate configured to diffuse the light emitted by the light source, and a lens cover configured to transmit the light diffused by the light guide plate and to emit the light forwards of the light cover, and irregularities configured to form thickness differences of the lens cover depending on a position on the lens cover or a portion of the lens cover are formed on an internal surface of the lens cover configured so that light having passed through the light guide plate is incident thereupon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Woo Chul JUNG, Choon Ho LEE, Jae Kun LEE, Min Jin CHOI
  • Publication number: 20240227524
    Abstract: A vehicle body frame includes a lower frame fixed to a floor of a vehicle to define a lower region of an internal space in the vehicle, a roof frame connected to an upper portion of the lower frame to define an upper region of the internal space, configured to slid in a vertical direction of the vehicle with respect to the lower frame, to expand the internal space upwards when the roof frame slides upwards, a lower door frame forming a lower portion of a vehicle door, and an upper door frame connected to the lower door frame to form an upper portion of the vehicle door, and configured to slid together with the roof frame to expand the vehicle door upwards when the roof frame slides upwards.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Ki Hyun CHOI, Ji Hyun SONG, Hyung Sik CHOI, Sun In YOU, Sang Heon LEE, Jin Ho HWANG, Dong Eun CHA, Won Chan LEE
  • Publication number: 20240235241
    Abstract: A mobility charging device comprises a measurement unit configured to measure a voltage of a battery of a mobility device when the mobility device is electrically connected to an input/output interface, a determination unit configured to receive the voltage of the battery from the measurement unit, and determine a charging mode among a plurality of charging modes according to the voltage of the battery, and a charging unit configured to differently set cut-off voltages correspondingly to the plurality of charging modes, and provide charging voltage corresponding to a cut-off voltage set correspondingly to the charging mode to the mobility device through the input/output interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2023
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ho Kwon Na, Yong Kyu Yoo, Jae Dong Shin
  • Patent number: 12030408
    Abstract: A device for unlocking a seat for a vehicle includes a base frame mounted on a movable rail of a seat rail, a seat frame mounted on the base frame to be able to tilt, a lock pin fixed to a side of the seat frame, a support bracket mounted on a floor panel, and a lock plate rotatably mounted on a side of the base frame, and configured to be locked to the lock pin when coming in contact with the support bracket and to be unlocked from the lock pin when coming apart from the support bracket, whereby it is possible to automatically unlock a seat when it is required to tilt the seat through a walk-in mechanism to secure a passage for a passenger to get in/out of a vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation, DAS Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Deok Gi Hong, Jae Youn Kim
  • Patent number: 12030524
    Abstract: An embodiment method for controlling autonomous driving in a vehicle with an incorporated semi-autonomous driving system and warning alarm system includes monitoring a status of a driver during semi-autonomous driving, generating a state signal based on the monitoring, the state signal indicating a state that includes a warning state, a coasting state and a braking state, and performing a driver emergency assistance operation based on the state signal, wherein the vehicle transitions to the warning state, the coasting state, or the braking state based on the state signal to perform a corresponding driver emergency assistance operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Jeong Ki Hong, Kyung Joo Bang, Byeong Hyeok Min, Il Hwan Kim, Kyeong Eun Kim, Dong Hyuk Kim