Patents Assigned to Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
  • Publication number: 20150161859
    Abstract: A contact type tactile feedback apparatus and operational method of the contact type tactile feedback apparatus is provided. The contact type tactile feedback apparatus may enable an object to be in close contact with a power feedback portion to transfer a power sensed by a sensor, using a fixing portion, thereby enabling the object to recognize the power, intuitively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Publication date: June 11, 2015
    Applicants: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Joonah PARK, Hyung Kew LEE, Eun Hyup DOH, Kwang Seok YUN
  • Patent number: 9047679
    Abstract: In image processing, a color fringe is removed. The processing includes selecting a maximum gradient magnitude among gradient magnitudes for each of color components in an image, calculating a boundary of a dilated near-saturation region in the image, detecting a transition region in the image according to the maximum gradient magnitude and the dilated near-saturation region, and removing a color fringe from the transition region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2015
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., INDUSTRY-UNIVERSITY COOPERATION FOUNDATION SOGANG UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tae Chan Kim, Won Ho Cho, Hae Jin Ju, Rae Hong Park, Dong Kyu Lee
  • Patent number: 9030417
    Abstract: According to certain embodiments, a method and apparatus for preventing incorrect input in a portable terminal includes identifying an input character string and, among previously registered candidate words, searching among a plurality of candidate words recommended for the input character string, calculating a similarity between the input character string and each of the searched candidate words, and presenting one or more of the searched candidate words in order of descending similarity associated with the one or more searched candidate words.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignees: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Joon-Seop Oh, Young-Hee Park, Jung-Yun Seo, Hark-Soo Kim, Yeong-Kil Song
  • Patent number: 9021430
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for authoring an architecture for transforming a single-core based embedded software application to a multi-core based embedded software application, and a method of determining an architectural pattern in a multimedia system. It is possible to perform an architecture authoring operation by using an architectural decision supporter, without prior knowledge and accumulated knowledge regarding a software architecture. Additionally, it is possible to prevent an error from occurring during authoring of an architecture, by using a concurrency-related software architectural pattern that is already evaluated. Thus, it is possible to improve overall quality of software, and to reduce a development time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignees: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Soo Yong Park, Seung Won Lee, Shi Hwa Lee, Soo Jin Park
  • Publication number: 20150108982
    Abstract: A pulse restoration circuit includes: a voltage restorator configured to include an OP amplifier and input an input voltage to an input terminal of the OP amplifier; a rising time restorator configured to be connected to the other input terminal of the OP amplifier; and a falling time restorator configured to be connected to an output terminal of the OP amplifier, whereby it is possible to improve a reduction in performance of the medical image electronics transmitting an analog signal via the cable and a PET detector of a PET-MRI convergence system among the medical image electronics by correcting a distortion phenomenon of an output signal depending on a cable length into the original signal using the pulse restoration circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2012
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Applicant: Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Yong Choi, Jihoon Kang, Kyubom Kim
  • Publication number: 20150110689
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing a module type microfluidic chip comprising: (a) printing electrode patterns on a substrate using a conductive ink and inkjet printing; (b) cutting the printed electrode patterns; and (c) assembling the cut electrode patterns to manufacture the module type microfluidic paper chip. Unlike the traditional method for manufacturing printed circuit substrate using a patterning agent or device, the method of the present invention only incorporates a simple printing process using an inkjet printer, and thus patterning can be simplified and various types of chips can be manufactured depending on the assembly type of electrode patterns. Accordingly, inexpensive, economical, and highly utilizable microfluidic chips can be provided using the method of the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2013
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Applicant: Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Kwan Woo Shin, Hyo Jin Ko, Oh-Sun Kwon, Han-Su Kim, Jae Hak Choi, Byeong No Lee, Ju Mi Lee
  • Patent number: 9001144
    Abstract: A selector of an image processing apparatus may select, from a plurality of sub-pixels included in a first pixel, at least one sub-pixel to be anti-aliased. A processor of the image processing apparatus may calculate a color value of the first pixel by performing an anti-aliasing process with respect to each of the selected at least one sub-pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignees: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: In Sung Ihm, Bong Jun Jin, Chan Min Park, Won Jong Lee, Seok Yoon Jung
  • Patent number: 8976013
    Abstract: A contact type tactile feedback apparatus and operational method of the contact type tactile feedback apparatus is provided. The contact type tactile feedback apparatus may enable an object to be in close contact with a power feedback portion to transfer a power sensed by a sensor, using a fixing portion, thereby enabling the object to recognize the power, intuitively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignees: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Joonah Park, Hyung Kew Lee, Eun Hyup Doh, Kwang Seok Yun
  • Patent number: 8948521
    Abstract: Provided is a method for assessing image quality using quantization codes, which includes: filtering an original image and a distorted image; generating phase quantization codes from the filtering result; calculating a Hamming difference between the phase quantization code of the original image and the phase quantization code of the distorted image; and assessing image quality of the distorted image by using the calculated Hamming difference. According to the present disclosure, since pixel values of the original image and the distorted image are mapped onto a quantized complex plane and then binary code operation is performed, it is possible to easily implement image quality assessing hardware and also ensure excellent image quality assessing performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Dong-O Kim, Rae-Hong Park
  • Publication number: 20150005479
    Abstract: Provided is a bioprocessing device including a hybrid of (1) a protein having a redox potential; and (b) a single strand DNA (ssDNA) conjugated to the protein. The bioprocessing device of the present invention has a function of information reinforcement, information regulation, or information amplification. This bioprocessing device of the present invention presents a new concept of biocomputing system enabling various functions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2013
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Applicant: Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Jeong-Woo CHOI, Taek LEE, Jun Hong MIN
  • Patent number: 8904918
    Abstract: Disclosed is a hybrid type air-compressor, which has a main body including a cylinder having upper and lower portions, a motor assembly including an eccentric shaft passing through a side surface of the main body to eccentrically rotate in the cylinder, a first communication part covering an upper portion of the cylinder of the main body and introducing air to discharge the air to the upper portion of the cylinder, a second communication part covering a lower portion of the cylinder of the main body and introducing air to discharge the air to the lower portion of the cylinder; and an air compressing means connected to the eccentric shaft of the motor assembly and vertically moving in the cylinder to alternately compress air introduced into the upper and lower portions of the cylinder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignees: Oxus Co. Ltd., Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Tae Soo Lee, Yoon Sun Choi, Seung Hwan Ryu, Gil Jun Lee, Yong Duck Kim
  • Patent number: 8906707
    Abstract: The invention provides a multilayered device and the method for fabricating the same. The multilayered device comprises a substrate, a first layer deposited on the substrate, a second layer deposited on the first layer, and a third layer deposited on the second layer. The coverage of the second layer is determined by a rate of crystallization of the third layer. The rate of crystallization of the third layer is determined by measuring X-ray diffraction of the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Young Joo Lee, Hyunjung Kim
  • Publication number: 20140334682
    Abstract: A monitoring device is provided, which includes an inputter configured to receive an input of a plurality of images captured at separate positions and a plurality of sound sources heard at separate positions, a saliency map generator configured to generate a plurality of mono saliency maps for the plurality of images and to generate a dynamic saliency map using the plurality of mono saliency maps generated, a position determinator configured to determine the positions of the sound sources through analysis of the plurality of sound sources, a scan path recognizer configured to generate scan paths of the plurality of images based on the generated dynamic saliency map and the determined positions of the sound sources, and an outputter configured to output the generated scan paths.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2012
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicants: KYUNGPOCK NATIONAL INDUSRTY ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION, INDUSTRY-UNIVERSITY COOPERATION FOUNDATION SOGANG UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Minho Lee, Young-Min Jang, Sungmoon Jeong, Bumhwi Kim, Hyung-Min Park, Minook Kim
  • Patent number: 8871067
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a sensor for detecting hydrogen peroxide, comprising: (a) a gold (Au) nanoparticle conjugated with a conducting oxide substrate comprising a conduction oxide; (b) a cytochrome c immobilized on the gold nanoparticle. In the performance of the present sensor, current values are increased in parallel with increased hydrogen peroxide concentration. Such performance enables to easily analyze the presence or concentration of hydrogen peroxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Jeong Woo Choi, Ajay Kumar Yagati, Taek Lee, Jun Hong Min
  • Publication number: 20140316274
    Abstract: An ultrasound system and a clutter filtering method thereof are provided. The clutter filtering method includes: transmitting an ultrasound signal to an object; receiving a reflection signal reflected from the object; performing a singular value decomposition (SVD) on a plurality of doppler signals constituting the reflection signal; dividing a representation of the object into a plurality of regions according to a result of performing the SVD; determining cutoff frequencies of the plurality of regions according to different methods; and performing clutter filtering on the plurality of regions by using the determined cutoff frequencies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2014
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicants: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Hyun-woo KOH, Yang-mo YOO, Sun-mi YEO, Woo-youl LEE, Young-tae KIM, Hwan SHIM, Hyung-joon LIM
  • Patent number: 8855416
    Abstract: An image processing method and image processing apparatus for removing noise from an image. The image processing method includes: dividing an input image into a high frequency component and a low frequency component; removing noise from the high frequency component; and combining the low frequency component and the high frequency component from which noise is removed to form an output image. Accordingly, an image in which edge components are well preserved and a degree of color noise is reduced may be generated not only in a general environment but also in a low light level and highly sensitive environment having strong noise.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignees: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Soon-geun Jang, Jin-o Lee, Rae-hong Park
  • Patent number: 8854489
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus and an image processing method, the method including: providing one or more low dynamic range images having different exposure levels; classifying each of the one of more low dynamic range images as a saturation region, an under-saturation region, and a non-saturation region with respect to an intensity value; generating feature maps indicating a similarity between patterns of the non-saturation regions; generating final feature maps converting pixels included in the feature maps into moving pixels and non-moving pixels; defining moving regions and non-moving regions included in the one or more low dynamic range images; removing noise from the moving regions and the non-moving regions by using a first noise reduction filter for the moving regions and a second noise reduction filter for the non-moving regions; and generating a radiance map corresponding to the one or more low dynamic range images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignees: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Soon-geun Jang, Tae-hong Min, Rae-hong Park, Hwan-soon Sung
  • Publication number: 20140242331
    Abstract: The present application relates to a porous thin film having holes, wherein the holes are formed in the top part and/or the bottom part of the thin film and the holes are linked to the pores of the thin film; and the present invention also relates to a production method for a porous thin film having holes, comprising the use of a particle alignment layer as a mould.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2014
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Kyung Byung Yoon, Hyun Sung Kim, Myunpyo Hong, Na Pi Ha
  • Patent number: 8818440
    Abstract: An apparatus is operable to control power of a base station in a distributed Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) wireless communication system. At least one beamforming matrix is used for processing transmission signals to terminals included in a terminal set for a multiple access is determined. Minimum power values required for satisfying a minimum transmission rate of the terminals are determined. Whether optimum power values exist is determined using the minimum power values, the beamforming matrix, and a limit transmission power of the base station. When the optimum power values exist, transmission power values for respective terminals are determined in a range meeting the limit transmission power of the base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignees: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Jae-Yun Ko, Keun-Chul Hwang, Seung-Won Kang, Soon-Young Yoon, Won-Jin Sung, Byung-Seok Lee, Ji-Won Lee
  • Patent number: 8790284
    Abstract: A wheelchair type robot for use as a walking aid wherein an outer skeleton to be worn on the lower body of a user is combined with a lift and a drive part in a wheelchair form. The drive part is furnished with a drive motor and wheels that are installed on a main frame. The lift is furnished with an outer linear guide that is fixed and joined with the main frame, an inner linear guide that can move up and down along same, an upper chair part that connects with the inner linear guide to enable up and down motion, and a lower chair part that connects with the outer linear guide such that unfolds if the inner linear guide descends and folds if it ascends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Sogang University
    Inventors: Do Young Jeon, Hyo Sang Moon, Sin Ung Kwak, Jin Hwan Lee