Patents Assigned to KIA CORPORATION
  • Publication number: 20240205983
    Abstract: In a method and device for transmitting and receiving a frame in consideration of the length of data in a communication system supporting multiple links, the method of a first device includes the steps of: receiving a first frame from a second device in a first TXOP on a first link; receiving a second frame from the second device in a second TXOP on a second link; performing a first backoff operation for transmitting a first reception response frame for the first frame on the first link; and “when the first backoff operation is completed and the reception of the second frame is completed”, transmitting the first reception response frame to the second device on the first link.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, Korea National University of Transportation Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
    Inventor: Yong Ho Kim
  • Publication number: 20240204536
    Abstract: A vehicle may include: a display; a wireless charger configured to operate in a charging mode for charging a mobile device or in a proximity communication mode for communicating with the mobile device; and a controller communicatively connected to the display and the wireless charger and configured to control the display and the wireless charger, wherein the controller is configured to: identify a placement of the mobile device on the wireless charger, determine, based on whether a predetermined activation condition is satisfied, whether a digital key registration mode is activated, operate, in response that the digital key registration mode is activated, the wireless charger in the proximity communication mode, perform registration of a digital key using digital key data obtained from the mobile device, and control the display to provide information related to the digital key registration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Jihye LEE, Jeongmin Kim, Seokgyu Kim, Sinjung Kim
  • Publication number: 20240198773
    Abstract: A vehicle-building docking system and a method of controlling the same include a lower weather strip coupled to a lower door frame, an upper weather strip coupled to an upper door frame and configured to slide upwards or downwards together with the upper door frame with respect to the lower weather strip, and a sealing tube provided between the lower weather strip and the upper weather strip and configured to inflate after the upper weather strip slides upwards or downwards to seal the gap between the lower weather strip and the upper weather strip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Ki Hyun CHOI, Hyung Sik CHOI, Sang Heon LEE
  • Publication number: 20240205944
    Abstract: A method for first UE includes the steps of: transmitting a first SCI comprising first inter-UE coordination information to second UE through a control channel; generating second inter-UE coordination information comprising offset information regarding a preferred resource or a non-preferred resource; and transmitting a second SCI including the second inter-UE coordination information to the second UE through a data channel scheduled by the first SCI.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ui Hyun Hong
  • Publication number: 20240204214
    Abstract: A separator for a fuel cell includes a reaction region, manifold regions at opposite sides of the reaction region, each manifold region including manifolds configured to allow introduction or discharge of a reactive gas therethrough, and a diffusion region between the reactive region and each manifold region, to diffuse a flow of the reactive gas. A plurality of diffusion ribs is disposed in the diffusion region, to be spaced apart from one another. The plurality of diffusion ribs diffuses a flow of the reactive gas from the manifolds to the reaction region. At ends of the plurality of diffusion ribs adjacent to each manifold region, thicknesses of the plurality of diffusion ribs and gaps between adjacent ones of the plurality of diffusion ribs are different. At ends of the plurality of diffusion ribs adjacent to the reaction region, thicknesses of the plurality of diffusion ribs and gaps between adjacent ones of the plurality of diffusion ribs are equal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Jae Hyeon CHOI, Kyeong Min KIM
  • Publication number: 20240198034
    Abstract: A platform providing system and a platform providing method are disclosed for a vehicle content service to provide a virtual sound design platform using a non-fungible token (NFT)-based blockchain technology. The platform providing system includes a service platform server that constructs a service platform in a metaverse-based virtual environment and includes a blockchain platform server that supports the service platform. The service platform server generates a marketplace by means of a smart contract-based commerce platform in conjunction with the blockchain platform server, generates a smart healing function based on a user experience analysis of a virtual vehicle in the service platform, and generates a sound design platform supporting to design a virtual sound in the service platform and transact the virtual sound in the marketplace.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ki Chang Kim, Dong Chul Park, Eun Soo Jo, Sang Jin Hong
  • Publication number: 20240200959
    Abstract: An energy efficiency improvement learning apparatus includes a processor configured to perform learning for vehicle control to minimize vehicle energy consumption required for vehicle driving under random conditions based on a reinforcement learning algorithm, and provide learned parameters of the reinforcement learning algorithm to a vehicle. The energy efficiency improvement learning apparatus also includes a storage medium configured to store data and algorithms, and the reinforcement learning algorithm executable by the processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Dong Hoon Jeong, Jung Hwan Bang, Hyung Seuk Ohn, Won Seok Jeon, Ki Sang Kim, Byeong Wook Jeon, Dong Hoon Won, Hee Yeon Nah
  • Publication number: 20240204215
    Abstract: An embodiment of the present disclosure relates to a fuel cell stack including a membrane electrode assembly (MEA), a first separator stacked on the MEA and including a reaction channel disposed on one surface of the first separator facing the MEA and configured to allow a reactant gas to flow therethrough, and a cooling channel disposed on the other surface of the first separator and configured to allow a cooling gas to flow therethrough, and inclined guide holes formed through the first separator and inclined with respect to a thickness direction of the first separator, the inclined guide holes each having one end communicating with the cooling channel, and the other end communicating with the reaction channel, thereby obtaining an advantageous effect of improving performance and operational efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: In Seok LEE, Dong Ho AHN, Jeong Hee PARK, In Yu PARK
  • Publication number: 20240201647
    Abstract: A device for performing an intelligent line process, a system including the same, and a method therefor, includes a PLC system configured for managing line operation, an intellectualizing service module configured for identifying information transmitted from the PLC system to define an action and transmitting information on the action to the PLC system, and a relay module configured for providing an interface by establishing communication between the PLC system and the intellectualizing service module. The information transmitted from the PLC system is data about a current state, and the information on the action is data about a recommended action for the current state. The relay module is configured to connect the PLC system and the intellectualizing service module to each other via the communication, and the communication includes Ethernet communication and Modbus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Dae Won LEE, Jin Myeong KANG, Sung Hwan SEO, Jong Ub SUK
  • Publication number: 20240198779
    Abstract: A hydraulic mount in which a fluid for supporting an engine of a vehicle is sealed, includes a core configured to receive vibration from outside, an insulator molded on the external side of the core, and a diaphragm spaced at a predetermined distance from the insulator, wherein a fluid is sealed between the insulator and the diaphragm, and an upper chamber and a lower chamber are provided between the insulator and the diaphragm by a nozzle assembly. The nozzle assembly includes an upper nozzle located adjacent to the upper chamber, a lower nozzle coupled to the upper nozzle and located adjacent to the lower chamber, and a membrane located between the upper nozzle and the lower nozzle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation, DAEHEUNG R&T CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jang Ho KIM, Hyun Seok CHOI, Kang Wook JEON, Yu Ho KIM
  • Publication number: 20240198776
    Abstract: A chassis frame of a vehicle includes a deck mounting bracket to mount a deck to an upper side of the deck mounting bracket and coupled to an upper side of a frame side member, a battery cross member installed to be spaced apart from the frame side member by the deck mounting bracket, and side protectors respectively provided at opposite ends of the battery cross member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Won Hae Lee, Nam Ho Kim, Dae Ki Jeong, Mi Ran Park, Min Seok Kim, Ha Yeon Kwon, Byung Joo Chung, Byong Cheol Kim, Seung Hak Lee, Su Jin Lee
  • Publication number: 20240198749
    Abstract: A hydro bushing includes a main body configured for absorbing shocks using a sealed fluid; a side stopper including a shock absorber and having a hollow cylindrical structure; and a housing fixing the side stopper and the main body, wherein the main body and the side stopper are separable from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation, Pyung Hwa Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Ho Kim, Yong Hyun Ryu, Dae Un Sung, Dong Suk Shin, Young Bin Ju, Ho Sung Lee
  • Publication number: 20240199003
    Abstract: A method of controlling parking of a vehicle provided with a parking control device including a processor includes: under the control of the processor, obtaining first contour information from a first parked vehicle which is parked in a parking space using sensor information obtained via a sensor module provided in the vehicle; identifying a plurality of parking types for the first parked vehicle based on the first contour information and a current traveling direction of the vehicle; estimating a size of the first parked vehicle in response to a parking type selected among the plurality of parking types; and exploring a target parking space in the parking space based on the size of the first parked vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Jong Ho Park
  • Publication number: 20240198761
    Abstract: A fan control apparatus of a vehicle monitors a state of a fan of an air conditioner and controls operation of the fan based on the monitored state of the fan. A vehicle includes an air conditioner including a motor coupled fan, a current sensor, a speed sensor, a voltage sensor, a communication device, a memory, and a fan control apparatus. The fan control apparatus is configured to identify a positional change of the first performance point periodically generated on the first reference performance curve map, identify a positional change of the second performance point periodically generated on the second reference performance curve map, and determine if performance degradation of the fan occurs based on the positional change of the first performance point and the positional change of the second performance point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kangil Park, Jaehong Choi
  • Publication number: 20240198822
    Abstract: A charger connection module for a vehicle configured in a structure having sufficient stiffness and durability to withstand loads applied in various directions, includes a mounting bracket provided with the charger connection module to which an external electric charger of a vehicle is selectively connectable, wherein a front portion of the mounting bracket is bonded to a quarter internal panel, and a rear portion of the mounting bracket is bonded to a side external extension panel positioned behind the quarter internal panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Seung Woo HAN, Hyung Tae KIM, Mun Tae SON
  • Publication number: 20240203137
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a 3D object detection correction apparatus and method. The 3D object detection correction apparatus includes a processor configured to detect a 3D object based on image data. The processor is also configured to correct an error of the detected 3D object based on a difference value of camera information of a vehicle. The 3D object detection correction apparatus also includes a storage configured to store data and algorithms executable by the processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Hyuk Zae Lee, Sung Hoon Im, Sung Ho Moon, Jin Woo Bae
  • Publication number: 20240198812
    Abstract: An electric vehicle may include a motor system having a motor and an inverter, a main battery and an auxiliary battery, and a controller which controls the main battery to be charged by voltage step-up of power of the auxiliary battery through the motor system during driving of the electric vehicle, and controls the auxiliary battery to be charged by voltage step-down of power of the main battery through the motor system when charging the main battery through an external power source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Ho Tae CHUN, Sang Cheol SHIN, Jae Hoon YOON, Ji Woong JANG, Yoo Jong LEE, Jung Hong JOO, Ki Jong LEE, Kang Ho JEONG
  • Publication number: 20240198777
    Abstract: A structure for protecting a battery pack of a vehicle, includes: a body cross member provided in a transverse direction of a vehicle body for connection between side sills provided at opposite sides of the vehicle body; a shock-absorbing member formed in backward and forward directions of the vehicle, provided inside the side sills, and aligned with the body cross member, and a battery side frame coupled to a lower side of the side sill and spaced from the shock-absorbing member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Seung Min KANG, Joo Nam KIM
  • Publication number: 20240199125
    Abstract: A vehicle battery case includes: a lower panel disposed on a bottom of a vehicle and configured to support a battery from below; a battery cross member disposed on the lower panel and extending in the width direction of the vehicle; and battery side members which are disposed on both sides of the lower panel in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle and in contact with both ends of the battery cross member. Each battery side member has a flange part which extends from the lower end thereof to the outside of the vehicle and is connected to a side sill, and a load applied to the side sill of the vehicle during a vehicle side collision is sequentially transferred from the battery side member to the battery cross member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yu Ri Oh, In Gook Son, Seok Eun Yoon
  • Publication number: 20240198778
    Abstract: A vehicle body includes: an underbody with a pair of underside members spaced apart from each other in the width direction of a vehicle and extending in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle; a battery mounted between the pair of underside members; and an upper body coupled to a top portion of the underbody to define an interior space of the vehicle. The upper body includes an upper side member protruding from each of both side ends thereof to the lower side of the vehicle, extending in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle, and laterally overlapping the outer side of the corresponding underside member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Won Hae Lee, Nam Ho Kim, Seung Min Jeong, Sun Keun Park, Byung Joo Chung, Seung Hak Lee, Eun Bi Kim