Patents Assigned to Kyungpook National University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
  • Publication number: 20200160548
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of determining a disparity of an image generated by using a multibaseline stereo camera system. The method includes determining a reference parity between a reference image and a target image among multiple images generated by using a multi-baseline stereo camera system, determining an ambiguity region in each of the multiple images on the basis of a positional relationship among the multiple images or among cameras in the multibaseline stereo camera system, and determining a disparity for each of the multiple images by determining a matching point in each of the ambiguity regions of the respective images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Kyungpook National University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
    Inventors: Joung Il YUN, Gi Mun UM, Jin Hwan LEE, Sang Woon KWAK, Soon Yong PARK
  • Publication number: 20200138982
    Abstract: Provided is a probe for detecting in vivo hydrogen sulfide, specifically, a probe for detecting hydrogen sulfide including a complex compound into which a radioactive isotope Cu is introduced. According to specific embodiments of the present disclosure, as a result of real-time observing animal models, in which hydrogen sulfide involved in various diseases is generated in a large quantity, through optical and nuclear medicine imaging, the probe for detecting hydrogen sulfide according to the present disclosure may selectively bind with hydrogen sulfide to provide images of a site where hydrogen sulfide has abnormally increased in a cell or a tissue, thereby detecting a disease in an unexpected site without affecting the anatomical properties of the body. Accordingly, the probe may be effectively used as a means for diagnosing diseases, such as a composition for imaging, an imaging method, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY- ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Jeong Soo YOO, Swarbhanu SARKAR, Yeong Su HA, Woong Hee LEE
  • Patent number: 10631897
    Abstract: Provided is an external fixator for reduction of a fractured or deformed bone, which includes a first frame through which the bone passes, a second frame through which the bone passes, the second frame being spaced apart from the first frame, and a variable leg connected to the second frame by a ball joint and having a first leg and a second leg at which a thread is formed respectively. The ball joint includes a ball connected to the first leg through a ball axle and having a perforation hole passing through a center thereof, a ball housing located at the second frame and having a fitting groove into which the ball is fit and a pair of insert holes formed at an outer surface thereof along a direction traversing the fitting groove to face each other, and a pin member provided on the insert hole to pass through the perforation hole. As the ball housing rotates, the first leg rotates to fasten or release screw coupling between the first leg and the second leg and thus change a length of the variable leg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Ilhyung Park, Changwuk Oh, Hyunwoo Lee, Sanghyun Joung, Chulwoo Park
  • Patent number: 10612010
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel thermophile-derived keratinase having keratin decomposition ability. Further, the present invention relates to a polynucleotide encoding the keratinase, a recombinant vector containing the same, host cells transformed by using the recombinant vector, and a method for preparing a keratinase including a step of culturing the host cells. Further, the present invention relates to a composition for decomposing keratin containing the enzyme; and a method for decomposing keratin by using the same. Further, the present invention relates to a keratin decomposed product decomposed by the enzyme.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Kyungpook National University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
    Inventors: Dong Woo Lee, Yong Jik Lee, Hyun Su Jin, Ji Yeon Kim, Gae Won Nam, Sang Jae Lee
  • Patent number: 10603638
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing separation membrane for water treatment, separation membrane manufactured thereby, and a water treatment method using the separation membrane. More specifically, the present invention relates to: a method for manufacturing separation membrane for water treatment, made of electrically conductive metal or non-metal materials, which can enhance the membrane performance by reducing membrane contamination during water treatment and replace separation membrane made of polymer materials; separation membrane manufactured thereby; and a water treatment method using the separation membrane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventor: Kwang Ho Choo
  • Patent number: 10603397
    Abstract: An agent for removing malodor from a painting booth includes a volatile organic compound (VOC) degrading microorganism and a volatile fatty acid (VFA) degrading microorganism. The VOC degrading microorganism is configured to degrade VOC. The VFA degrading microorganism is configured to degrade VFA generated when the VOC is degraded. A method of removing malodor is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kyungpook National University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
    Inventors: Jae Seung Lee, Joong Kon Park, Min Ah Kim, Ye Ji Kim
  • Patent number: 10593050
    Abstract: The present concept relates to an apparatus for dividing of static scene based on statistics of images that enables more accurate image split processing by correcting movement and brightness components based on statistical information of multiple image frames for a static scene to generate an average image and by splitting the edge area and the non-edge area from the average image, and a method thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventor: Suyoung Seo
  • Patent number: 10587868
    Abstract: A virtual reality system using mixed reality according to the present invention includes: a chroma-key environment booth in which a chroma-key screen is formed in a space corresponding to a viewing range of a user; a depth camera unit installed on an upper surface of the chroma-key environment booth and capturing the user and generating depth image information; an HMD device in which a stereoscopic camera worn on a head of the user and performing capturing at positions corresponding to both eyes of the user is positioned, and a head tracking marker is positioned on an upper end of the stereoscopic camera; and a mixed reality processing device detecting the head tracking marker positioned in the HMD device by receiving the depth image information and detecting position and rotation values of the head of the user in an actual environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Byoung-Ju Yun, Sang-Hoon Lee
  • Patent number: 10586658
    Abstract: Provided is a photoelectrochemical electrode for carbon dioxide conversion. The photoelectrochemical electrode includes a conducting substrate and CuFeO2/CuO as a p-type copper-iron composite oxide electrodeposited on the conducting substrate. Upon irradiation, the photoelectrochemical electrode generates electrons and converts carbon dioxide to formate with a selectivity of 90 to 99%. Also disclosed is a photoelectrochemical device including the photoelectrochemical electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Kyungpook National University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
    Inventors: Hyunwoong Park, Unseock Kang
  • Patent number: 10583206
    Abstract: Provided is a probe for detecting in vivo hydrogen sulfide, specifically, a probe for detecting hydrogen sulfide including a complex compound into which a radioactive isotope Cu is introduced. According to specific embodiments of the present disclosure, as a result of real-time observing animal models, in which hydrogen sulfide involved in various diseases is generated in a large quantity, through optical and nuclear medicine imaging, the probe for detecting hydrogen sulfide according to the present disclosure may selectively bind with hydrogen sulfide to provide images of a site where hydrogen sulfide has abnormally increased in a cell or a tissue, thereby detecting a disease in an unexpected site without affecting the anatomical properties of the body. Accordingly, the probe may be effectively used as a means for diagnosing diseases, such as a composition for imaging, an imaging method, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Kyungpook National University Industry-Academic, Cooperation Foundation
    Inventors: Jeong Soo Yoo, Swarbhanu Sarkar, Yeong Su Ha, Woong Hee Lee
  • Patent number: 10575885
    Abstract: A screw anchor assembly is a screw anchor assembly used in spinal screw fixation, and includes a screw having screw threads in a lengthwise direction, and a screw anchor which is inserted into a predefined position of spine, and has anchor threads on an inner surface defining a receiving part into which the screw is inserted, the receiving part being expanded during screw coupling with the screw, wherein the screw anchor includes a plurality of divisions formed along a lengthwise direction, and has overlapping parts between adjacent divisions in the plurality of divisions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventor: Kyoungtae Kim
  • Publication number: 20200061358
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a microneedle includes: an emulsion producing operation of dissolving a soft material as a raw material of the coating layer in a solvent and mixing porogen with the dissolved soft material to produce emulsion; an emulsion coating operation of coating the emulsion on a surface of the needle body; an emulsion drying operation of drying the emulsion in the needle body after the emulsion coating operation; and a porogen removing operation of removing the porogen from the emulsion dried in the needle body, and the method further comprising a body manufacturing operation of using metal to manufacture the needle body, wherein the porogen comprises at least one of phosphate buffer saline (PBS), water-soluble hydrogel, and salt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: Kyungpook National University Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
    Inventor: Gyu Man KIM
  • Publication number: 20200055751
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an electrochemical advanced oxidation process combined with a membrane in which electrode reactions and membrane filtration occur simultaneously, a water treatment device based on the electrochemical advanced oxidation process, and a water treatment system using the water treatment device. The electrochemical advanced oxidation process includes: providing a membrane electro-oxidation tank where electrodes are combined with a membrane; accommodating wastewater containing pollutants in the membrane electro-oxidation tank; and supplying power to the electrodes to decompose the pollutants and simultaneously separating particles through the membrane (water treatment). The electrodes are arranged downstream of the membrane. Gases released from the electrodes induce a vertical flow of the fluid to improve the contact efficiency between a reactive solution and the electrodes and remove the pollutants attached to the surface of the membrane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventor: Kwang Ho CHOO
  • Publication number: 20200021926
    Abstract: A hearing aid having a bellows vibration body is disclosed. The hearing aid comprises: an external unit having a microphone for converting an external voice into an electrical signal; an internal unit which can be implanted under the skin and is for communicating with the external unit; a bellows vibration body which can be connected to the auditory ossicles and comprises a non-magnetic body; and an audio transmission tube for transmitting an acoustic signal, which is output from the internal unit, to the bellows vibration body, wherein the bellows vibration body vibrates in accordance with the acoustic signal transmitted by means of the audio transmission tube and thus transmits the vibration to the auditory ossicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Jin-ho CHO, Hyung Gyu LIM, Dong Ho SHIN, Ki Woong SEONG
  • Patent number: 10529936
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a memory device having a hybrid insulating layer and a method for preparing the same. In detail, a memory device including a gate electrode on a substrate, a source electrode, and a drain electrode has a hybrid memory insulating layer between the gate electrode and the source and drain electrodes that is polarizable and includes a mixed material of vinyltriethoxysilane and organic matter to lead to hysteresis. According to the present disclosure, a memory insulating layer is formed as a hybrid insulating layer including a mixture of polyvinylphenol as the organic matter and vinyltriethoxysilane to complement the properties of an organic memory whereby increasing memory performance, and it stably operates at both low and high temperatures whereby having a wide usage range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Youngkyoo Kim, Hawjeong Kim, Chulyeon Lee
  • Patent number: 10513545
    Abstract: The present invention relates to: a fusion polypeptide in which an anti-inflammatory polypeptide and a ferritin monomer fragment are bound; and a pharmaceutical composition for treating inflammatory diseases, containing the same as an active ingredient and, more specifically, to: a fusion polypeptide in which an anti-inflammatory polypeptide is fused to an N-terminus and/or a C-terminus of a ferritin monomer fragment from which a portion of a fourth loop and a fifth helix, of a human derived ferritin monomer, are removed; and a use thereof for treating inflammatory diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignees: KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION, KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jong-Sup Bae, In-San Kim, Won Hwa Lee, Jun Young Seo, So Youn Kim
  • Patent number: 10498042
    Abstract: A reflection frequency conversion device using an active metamaterial surface comprising: a plate-shaped active metamaterial surface which is configured to continuously convert a phase of a reflected wave by changing surface impedance characteristics in accordance with input voltage; and an arbitrary waveform generator which provides a voltage waveform capable of linearly changing the phase of the reflected wave in accordance with time to the metamaterial surface, where a reflection frequency generated on the metamaterial surface is converted in accordance with a frequency of the voltage waveform provided from the arbitrary waveform generator, where a plurality of metamaterial unit structures are periodically disposed on the metamaterial surface, and where the metamaterial unit structure is a high impedance surface (HIS) provided with a variable capacitor, and the capacitance of the variable capacitor is changed in accordance with applied voltage to change the phase of the reflected wave.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Hongjoon Kim, Hongwoo Park, Heeje Han, Soonwoo Park
  • Patent number: 10495921
    Abstract: A flexible liquid crystal Fresnel lens is provided that may realize a lens using a polymer thin film substrate, so that it may provide the same electro-optical characteristics irrespective of polarization of light incident on a lens, and provide flexible characteristics and high image quality. The flexible liquid crystal Fresnel lens includes a liquid crystal layer formed between an upper substrate and a lower substrate in which a Fresnel region pattern is formed, wherein the lower substrate and the upper substrate may respectively include a first substrate and a second substrate including a transparent and flexible material while having a birefringent index, optical axes of the lower substrate and the upper substrate may be perpendicular to each other, and optical axes respectively forming an angle of 45° with respect to the lower substrate and the upper substrate may be formed in the liquid crystal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Jonghoo Park, Jin Hyuk Bae, Jihoon Jung, Daekyeong Kang
  • Patent number: 10497487
    Abstract: In a transparent electrode based on a metal material having reduced light reflectance, a light absorbing layer having black characteristic is formed on a lower surface, a partition wall, and/or an upper surface of a metal wire, and thus, light reflectance of transparent electrode is minimized. In a method of manufacturing a transparent electrode, the light absorbing layer can be selectively formed on the upper and lower surfaces and the partition wall of the metal wire having a fine line width by using self-aligning and a spontaneous pattern effect. A conductive wire is implemented by using an imprinting process using an elastic body-based stamp, and thus, conductive wires having a fine line width and an excellent aspect ratio can be formed, so that it is possible to improve electric conductivity and transmittance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Hak-Rin Kim, Ji-Sub Park, Jun-Chan Choi
  • Patent number: 10472481
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for preparing a functional extract-containing polyvinyl alcohol film, which has an improved specific surface area by having a wrinkled form, and specifically, to a method for preparing a functional extract-containing polyvinyl alcohol film having wrinkles formed on a surface thereof, which comprises saponifying a functional extract-containing polyvinyl acetate film, while the functional extract-containing polyvinyl acetate film is immersed in a first solvent capable of maintaining the film form of the functional extract-containing polyvinyl acetate film, so as to convert the functional extract-containing polyvinyl acetate film into a functional extract-containing polyvinyl alcohol film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Jeong Hyun Yeum, Seong Beak Yang, Sung Hun Yoo