Patents Assigned to Inha University Research and Business Foundation
  • Patent number: 10988398
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a forming material for three-dimensional (3D) printing, a forming method for 3D printing, and a formed object, wherein, while being based on an amorphous glass powder shaped irregularly, the forming material for 3D printing ensures excellent flowability and sinterability such that it enables the formation of high-quality products at high speed. The forming material for 3D printing consists of a parent glass powder in the form of an unmelted powder irregularly shaped by crushing amorphous glass; and a spherical nanopowder that has an average particle diameter equal to or less than 1/50th of the average particle diameter of the parent glass powder and is mixed in such a way that it can be disposed on a surface of the parent glass powder to enhance the flowability of the irregularly shaped parent glass powder during the formation of an object by 3D printing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Inha University Research and Business Foundation
    Inventors: Hyungsun Kim, Daeyong Jeong, Sunghwan Cho, Yeongjun Seo
  • Publication number: 20210101263
    Abstract: A fastening tool system for fastening a component part by using a supplied power includes: a camera portion mounted on a fastening tool to photograph a fastening portion of the component part; an image input portion for inputting an image photographed from the camera portion when a distance with the fastening portion measured through a distance measurement sensor is within a predetermined distance; a communication portion for transmitting data by wireless communication; and a fastening portion determining portion that recognizes the fastening portion through machine learning algorithm-based image classification work for an input image of the camera portion and sets a torque value matched with the recognized fastening portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION, INHA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND BUSINESS FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Tae Mun Hwang, DongHa Jeong, Byung Cheol Song, Dong Yoon Choi
  • Patent number: 10917020
    Abstract: A multi output DC/DC converter includes a transformer having a primary side winding connected to an input side and a secondary side winding connected to an output side; a rectifying diode for rectifying an output of the secondary side winding; an output inductor having a first end connected to the rectifying diode; and a first output switching element and a second output switching element each having first ends connected to a second end of the output inductor, where a second end of the first output switching element and a second end of the second output switching element become first and second output stages outputting different voltages, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Inha University Research and Business Foundation
    Inventors: Jae Hyuk Choi, Byeong Seob Song, Sam Gyun Kim, Jae Kuk Kim, Bom Seok Lee, Jae Hyun Ahn
  • Patent number: 10910960
    Abstract: An energy harvesting system based on reverse electro wetting on a dielectric includes: a dielectric material layer molded with a dielectric material in a panel shape and including an upper end and a lower end; and an electrode layer including a plurality of electrodes coupled to a lower surface of the dielectric material layer. In particular, the upper end of the dielectric material layer is located higher than the lower end and allows a liquid drop to flow from the upper end to the lower end, and the dielectric material layer generates dielectric polarization in the dielectric material layer and continuously varies a flow rate of the liquid drop between the upper end and the lower end of the dielectric material layer. The plurality of electrodes are disposed to be spaced apart from one another in a direction from the upper end to the lower end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION, INHA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND BUSINESS FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Gee Young Shin, Hyun Il Ryu, Fuwad Ahmed, Tae Joon Jeon, Sun Min Kim
  • Patent number: 10858501
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an aerogel-containing composition including an aerogel, a water-soluble binder, a foaming agent, and a mixture of water and a polar organic solvent as a solvent, and an insulation blanket prepared using the same. In the aerogel-containing composition, the aerogel is uniformly dispersed in the composition, and when preparing a blanket, an insulation blanket having low thermal conductivity and flexibility of low density is prepared without concern of shrinkage of the substrate for a blanket and detachment of the aerogel during a drying process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignees: LG CHEM, LTD., INHA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND BUSINESS FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Ye Hon Kim, Hae Jin Hwang, Je Kyun Lee, Kyoung Jin Lee
  • Patent number: 10733230
    Abstract: Approaches presented herein enable automatic creation of metadata for contents of a video. More specifically, a video and a script corresponding to the video are obtained. A location corresponding to an object in at least one shot of the video is extracted. This at least one shot includes a series of adjacent frames. The extracted location is saved as an annotation area in an annotation knowledge base. An element of a plot of the video is extracted from the script. This element of the plot is derived from content of the video in combination with content of the script. The extracted element of the plot is saved in a narrative knowledge base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: INHA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND BUSINESS FOUNDATION
    Inventor: Geun Sik Jo
  • Publication number: 20200153363
    Abstract: An energy harvesting system based on reverse electro wetting on a dielectric includes: a dielectric material layer molded with a dielectric material in a panel shape and including an upper end and a lower end; and an electrode layer including a plurality of electrodes coupled to a lower surface of the dielectric material layer. In particular, the upper end of the dielectric material layer is located higher than the lower end and allows a liquid drop to flow from the upper end to the lower end, and the dielectric material layer generates dielectric polarization in the dielectric material layer and continuously varies a flow rate of the liquid drop between the upper end and the lower end of the dielectric material layer. The plurality of electrodes are disposed to be spaced apart from one another in a direction from the upper end to the lower end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION, Inha University Research and Business Foundation
    Inventors: Gee Young SHIN, Hyun Il RYU, Fuwad AHMED, Tae Joon JEON, Sun Min KIM
  • Publication number: 20200126557
    Abstract: The present invention provides a speech intention expression system including a sensor part which is adjacent to one surface of the head and neck of a speaker and measures physical characteristics of articulators, a data interpretation part which grasps articulatory features of the speaker on the basis of the position of the sensor part and the physical characteristics of the articulators, a data conversion part which converts the position of the sensor part and the articulatory features to speech data, and a data expression part which expresses the speech data to the outside, wherein the sensor part includes an oral tongue sensor corresponding to the oral tongue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Inha University Research and Business Foundation
    Inventors: Woo Key LEE, Bong Sup SHIM, Heon Do KWON, Deok Hwan KIM, Jin Ho SHIN
  • Patent number: 10626210
    Abstract: A method of producing a methacrylate block copolymer includes operations of (a) preparing a polymer solution comprising a methacrylate polymer block by polymerizing a methacrylate monomer using a polymerization initiator and a reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) agent in the presence of water or an organic solvent; (b) preparing a polymer solution comprising an acrylate polymer block-containing methacrylate diblock copolymer by adding an acrylate monomer and a styrene monomer to the polymer solution prepared in operation (a); (c) preparing a polymer solution comprising a methacrylate polymer block-containing methacrylate triblock copolymer by adding a methacrylate monomer to the polymer solution prepared in operation (b); and (d) collecting a polymer prepared after operations (b) and (c) and removing the RAFT agent present at a terminal of the polymer by using an amine-based organic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Inha University Research and Business Foundation
    Inventors: DuckHyoung Hwang, Seok Hwan Kim, Yong Ku Kwon, Daehyeon Hwang
  • Patent number: 10573966
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a pre-5th-Generation (5G) or 5G communication system to be provided for supporting higher data rates Beyond 4th-Generation (4G) communication system such as Long Term Evolution (LTE). The present disclosure relates to a pre-5th-generation (5G) or 5G communication system to be provided for supporting higher data rates Beyond 4th-generation (4G) communication system such as long term evolution (LTE). According to various embodiments of the present disclosure, an apparatus in a wireless communication system comprises an antenna array configured to steer a first beam using antenna elements, and a lens including a first focal point and a second focal point. The lens is configured to generate a second beam of a plane wave by compensating for a phase error of the steered first beam passing through at least one of the first focal point or the second focal point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignees: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Inha University Research and Business Foundation
    Inventors: Seungtae Ko, Jungsuek Oh, Young Ju Lee
  • Patent number: 10484746
    Abstract: Provided is a caption replacement service system and method for servicing an interactive advertisement on a video on demand (VOD). A system for making an annotation may include an annotation creator configured to create annotation information on a moving object included in a video and an annotation player configured to play a preview on the annotation information based on a frame unit or a shot unit of the video. The video and the annotation information may be used to provide an interactive advertisement by replacing a caption system of the video with a meaningful annotation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: INHA University Research and Business Foundation
    Inventor: Geun Sik Jo
  • Patent number: 10478286
    Abstract: An artificial vestibular organ system includes an artificial semicircular canal; a liquid filled in the artificial semicircular canal; artificial hair for sensing movement of liquid in the artificial semicircular canal; a signal conversion unit for converting an electrical or magnetic signal generated from the artificial hair into a body stimulation signal; a body stimulation pulse generation unit for transmitting the body stimulation pulse converted by the signal conversion unit to the ampulla; and a power unit. The artificial hair can be constituted in a pressure sensing manner or in a speed sensing manner for sensing the flow rate. The pressure sensing type can be formed of flex sensor, a piezoelectric sensor, or an FSR sensor, and the velocity sensing type can include rotary wings rotated according to the flow of the liquid or a speed measuring instrument for measuring the rotating speed of the rotary wings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: INHA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND BUSINESS FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Kyu Sung Kim, Hyeon Min Shim, Sangmin Lee, Woo Key Lee, Bong Sup Shim, Ki Hwan Hong, Soon Hyoung Park
  • Patent number: 10469789
    Abstract: A digital device and a control method thereof are disclosed in the present specification. The digital device and the control method thereof according to the present invention may comprise the steps of receiving an image signal; separating the received image signal by a plurality of frequency bands; adjusting a gain for the image signal of each of the separated frequency bands; displaying an enhanced image on a screen by synthesizing the image signals of the respective frequency bands in which the gain has been adjusted; separating the screen, on which the enhanced image is displayed, into a plurality of areas; checking whether the maximum pixel value of the enhanced image displayed on the separated screen area, if the maximum pixel value of the enhanced image is larger than the reference value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignees: LG ELECTRONICS INC., INHA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND BUSINESS FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Hunbae Woo, Cheoljoo Lee, Byungcheol Song, Yeonoh Nam, Dongyoon Choi
  • Publication number: 20190256360
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of preparing ultra-pure silicon carbide in which a super-porous spherical silica aerogel is used as a silica raw material. By preparing the silica aerogel particles using low-cost water glass, a reaction area with respect to a carbon raw material is increased to enable low-temperature synthesis of silicon carbide, the size and shape of silicon carbide powder may be uniformly controlled to prepare ultra-pure silicon carbide, and economic efficiency and productivity of the silicon carbide synthesis may be improved. Thus, it is expected that the silicon carbide powder prepared by the preparation method of the present invention may be provided as an optimized raw material for the preparation of silicon carbide sintered body and single crystal (ingot).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicants: LG CHEM, LTD., INHA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND BUSINESS FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Young Hun KIM, Je Kyun LEE, Hae Jin HWANG, Kyoung Jin LEE
  • Patent number: 10351434
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for preparing spherical silica aerogel granules and spherical silica aerogel granules prepared thereby. The method for preparing spherical silica aerogel granules, which is suitable for mass production because droplets of a water glass solution are uniformly dispersed with a uniform size in a non-aqueous solvent using a surfactant in a certain step to reduce a process time and enhance productivity, may be provided. The spherical silica aerogel granules having a uniform size prepared by the method may be provided, wherein the spherical silica aerogel granules have a high working property and excellent flowability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignees: LG Chem, Ltd., Inha University Research and Business Foundation
    Inventors: Ye Hon Kim, Je Kyun Lee, Hae Jin Hwang, Kyoung Jin Lee
  • Patent number: 10300456
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing activated carbon may include preparing activated carbon precursors, carbonizing the activated carbon precursors by performing a heat treatment on the carbon precursors, equalizing the activated carbon precursors carbonized in the carbonizing, by grinding the activated carbon precursors, and activating the activated carbon precursors by introducing a mixture gas including carbon dioxide and steam into the ground activated carbon precursors and performing a heat treatment on the activated carbon precursors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Inha University Research and Business Foundation
    Inventors: Shin Tae Bae, Youjin Park, Soo Jin Park, Young Jung Heo
  • Publication number: 20190089924
    Abstract: A digital device and a control method thereof are disclosed in the present specification. The digital device and the control method thereof according to the present invention may comprise the steps of receiving an image signal; separating the received image signal by a plurality of frequency bands; adjusting a gain for the image signal of each of the separated frequency bands; displaying an enhanced image on a screen by synthesizing the image signals of the respective frequency bands in which the gain has been adjusted; separating the screen, on which the enhanced image is displayed, into a plurality of areas; checking whether the maximum pixel value of the enhanced image displayed on the separated screen area, if the maximum pixel value of the enhanced image is larger than the reference value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicants: LG ELECTRONICS INC., INHA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND BUSINESS FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Hunbae WOO, Cheoljoo LEE, Byungcheol SONG, Yeonoh NAM, Dongyoon CHOI
  • Publication number: 20180194662
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a forming material for three-dimensional (3D) printing, a forming method for 3D printing, and a formed object, wherein, while being based on an amorphous glass powder shaped irregularly, the forming material for 3D printing ensures excellent flowability and sinterability such that it enables the formation of high-quality products at high speed. The forming material for 3D printing consists of a parent glass powder in the form of an unmelted powder irregularly shaped by crushing amorphous glass; and a spherical nanopowder that has an average particle diameter equal to or less than 1/50th of the average particle diameter of the parent glass powder and is mixed in such a way that it can be disposed on a surface of the parent glass powder to enhance the flowability of the irregularly shaped parent glass powder during the formation of an object by 3D printing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2015
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Applicant: INHA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND BUSINESS FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Hyungsun KIM, Daeyong JEONG, Sunghwan CHO, Yeongjun SEO
  • Patent number: 10007972
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus for transforming a wide-angle image into a narrow-angle image includes a deblurrer performing deblurring on the wide-angle image to generate a deblurred image; a super-resolution (SR) unit performing SR processing on the deblurred image to generate an upscaled transformed image; and a view transformer performing view transformation to obtain the narrow-angle image based on the wide-angle image and the upscaled transformed image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION, INHA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND BUSINESS FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Jin Wook Choi, Byung Cheol Song, Dong Yoon Choi, Ji Hoon Choi
  • Publication number: 20180168801
    Abstract: An artificial vestibular organ system includes an artificial semicircular canal; a liquid filled in the artificial semicircular canal; artificial hair for sensing movement of liquid in the artificial semicircular canal; a signal conversion unit for converting an electrical or magnetic signal generated from the artificial hair into a body stimulation signal; a body stimulation pulse generation unit for transmitting the body stimulation pulse converted by the signal conversion unit to the ampulla; and a power unit. The artificial hair can be constituted in a pressure sensing manner or in a speed sensing manner for sensing the flow rate. The pressure sensing type can be formed of flex sensor, a piezoelectric sensor, or an FSR sensor, and the velocity sensing type can include rotary wings rotated according to the flow of the liquid or a speed measuring instrument for measuring the rotating speed of the rotary wings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: INHA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND BUSINESS FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Kyu Sung KIM, Hyeon Min SHIM, Sangmin LEE, Woo Key LEE, Bong Sup SHIM, Ki Hwan HONG, Soon Hyoung PARK