Patents Assigned to LINE CORPORATION
  • Patent number: 11409857
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium having computer-readable instructions stored thereon, which when executed, cause an information processing apparatus including a memory and processing circuitry, to execute a method including managing a first account and a second account for a service provided by the information processing apparatus, registering a second user corresponding to the second account as a user capable of recovering the first account, in response to receiving a request from a first information processing terminal corresponding to a first user corresponding to the first account, determining whether authentication is successful based on authentication information of the first user received from a second information processing terminal corresponding to the second user, and providing the first user access to the service based on the determination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Line Corporation
    Inventors: Naohisa Ichihara, Kazunori Sekimizu
  • Patent number: 11405756
    Abstract: A terminal device includes at least one processor and a transceiver. The at least one processor is configured to execute computer readable instructions to generate a list of a plurality of other terminal devices located within a threshold range from the terminal device via short-range wireless communication. The transceiver is configured to transmit, in response to selection of a set of terminal devices from among the plurality of other terminal devices included in the list, a request to establish an association with users corresponding to terminal devices in the selected set of terminal devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: LINE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kenichi Sugimoto
  • Publication number: 20220240347
    Abstract: A connection service providing method includes outputting, by a first user terminal from among a plurality of user terminals, a connection request signal to at least one second user terminal among the plurality of user terminals through an inaudible frequency range based on a trigger signal for initiating a connection between the plurality of user terminals; and connecting the at least one second user terminal and the first user terminal as a group; and providing a connection service associated with the group on the first user terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2022
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: LINE Corporation
    Inventors: Dongwon LEE, Jungjun PARK, In Won CHO, Jongjin CHO
  • Publication number: 20220222304
    Abstract: A method, a computer system, a server, and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium for providing a search service are provided. The method of providing the search service includes: executing the search service provided through a chatroom associated with a messenger application; and, based on a first search term input for the search service, displaying, on a search entry area, first search results corresponding to the first search term and at least one autocomplete search term of the first search term.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2022
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicants: LINE CORPORATION, NAVER Corporation
    Inventors: Grace Minjoo CHUNG, Bohye KIM, Maria PARK, Jae Gwang LEE, Ji Yong KIM
  • Patent number: 11388119
    Abstract: A messenger-linked service system and method using a social graph based on a human relationship of a messenger are provided. The messenger-linked service system may include a relationship extraction unit to extract a social graph of a friend relationship of the messenger, a selection unit to select data in the messenger-linked service, and an execution unit to either transmit or to execute a sharing request of the selected data to the friend using the social graph.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: LINE CORPORATION
    Inventors: JungHo Shin, Jungmin Lee
  • Publication number: 20220215381
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method, system, and non-transitory computer-readable record medium for immediate or prompt cryptocurrency trading. A cryptocurrency trading method includes receiving, by at least one processor, a transfer request from a user for a transfer transaction to a second party exchange from a first party exchange, the first party exchange being provided by the computer system, and processing, by the at least one processor, the transfer transaction as an internal transaction in response to the transfer request by using a first party account without using a blockchain network, the first party account being an account of the first party exchange on the second party exchange.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2022
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: LINE Corporation
    Inventors: Miyoung JANG, Hyun Dong LEE, Jaeman KIM, Byeong Guk GIM, Ji Soo LEE, Ui Seok SHIM, Dong Young HEO, Nara HWANG, Dong Hwan KIM, Seung Shin KIM, Beom Woo MOON
  • Patent number: 11379108
    Abstract: A display controlling method includes displaying content in a first display area on a screen of a terminal; determining whether the content is viewed; and moving the content from the first display area to a second display area in order to display the content if it is determined that the content is not viewed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: LINE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinobu Senoo, Hiroyuki Miyajima
  • Publication number: 20220207502
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable medium storing instructions which, when executed by at least one processor of a terminal that executes processing relating to settlement based on code information, cause the at least one processor to: control a display region of the terminal to display first code information associated with a first account with which a user of the terminal is able to carry out settlement, or first code reader information which indicates reading of the code information, and second account information relating to a second account different from the first account; and based on an input corresponding to the second account information being received from the user of the terminal, perform processing relating to a first settlement based on the first account and the second account.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2022
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: LINE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Taedong KIM, Seyoung CHUN
  • Publication number: 20220207563
    Abstract: Methods, devices, and computer-readable mediums for displaying content by a terminal are provided. The control method including: receiving, via a communication device of the terminal, first content data; displaying, in at least a display region of a display of the terminal, first information which is a portion of first content information that is based on the first content data; displaying, in the display region, second content information superimposed on at least a portion of the first information, the second content information at least partially including a transparent region; based on a first input on the display region performed by a user of the terminal, moving, by a controller of the terminal, at least a portion of the transparent region of the second content information in the display region; and based on the first input, moving, by the controller, the first information in the display region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2022
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: LINE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazutaka KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20220207516
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable medium stores instructions which, when executed by at least one processor of a terminal that executes processing relating to payment, cause the at least one processor to perform processing related to a first settlement based on a first account with which a user of the terminal is able to carry out settlement; control a display region of the terminal to display first information related to an insufficiency of a balance of the first account, the first information being based on an amount of the first settlement and the balance of the first account; and based on a first input being received at the display region while the first information is displayed, perform the processing related to the first settlement based on at least a second account different from the first account.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2022
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: LINE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Taedong KIM, Seyoung Chun
  • Publication number: 20220207570
    Abstract: Methods, devices, and computer-readable mediums for displaying content by a terminal in a display region having a longitudinal direction and a lateral direction are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2022
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: LINE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazutaka KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20220180893
    Abstract: A method for generating multimedia content is provided. The method includes receiving voice data that includes a recording of a voice of a user, receiving a selection of one character from among a plurality of characters from the user, and transmitting a multimedia content generated based on the voice data, a state of the user identified based on the voice data, and the selected character to another user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2021
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: Line Corporation
    Inventors: Marc Adrian Chua Lihan, Mao-Yuan Kao, Jing-Ya Huang, Cheng-Ho Chen, Kai-Ju Chang
  • Publication number: 20220172187
    Abstract: A system including a memory configured to store an account and a voice control device in association with each other and at least one processor configured to analyze voice data generated based on an utterance accepted by the voice control device, transmit an analysis result to an external server, specify the account that is associated with the voice control device, receive, from the external server, a settlement request for a usage fee of a service, which is provided by the voice control device, and transmit information for settling the usage fee through an operation performed on a terminal that corresponds to the specified account upon receiving the settlement request may be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicants: NAVER CORPORATION, LINE Corporation
    Inventors: Yuya KANEHANA, Sho TACHIBANA, Kento FUJIHIRA
  • Patent number: 11347370
    Abstract: Provided are methods and systems for video recording. The video recording method may include capturing a preview image, using a camera included in the electronic device, based on a set frame rate and in response to the electronic device entering an image photographing mode; storing the captured preview image; applying at least one time-fake effect among a plurality of set time-fake effects to the stored preview image; and creating a video file of a set format by encoding the preview image after the applying the at least one time-fake effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: LINE Corporation
    Inventors: Seungjun Lee, Jihwan Kim
  • Patent number: 11341966
    Abstract: An output technology for improving information delivery corresponding to a voice request is provided. In one embodiment, a method by which an electronic device comprising a voice-based interface provides information comprises the steps of: receiving a voice request from a user through the voice-based interface; acquiring response information corresponding to the voice request; outputting the response information in a reply voice, which is an auditory output form, through at least one medium among a plurality of media including a main medium corresponding to the voice-based interface and a sub medium included in other electronic devices linkable with the electronic device; and providing other outputs for at least a part of the response information through at least one medium, which is the same as or different from the medium through which the reply voice is being outputted, among the plurality of media.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignees: NAVER CORPORATION, LINE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Myeongsoo Shin
  • Patent number: 11341109
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable medium stores program code including instructions that, when executed by one or more processors, cause the one or processors to perform operations including storing and managing social network data in a social network database; receiving location information from a plurality of electronic devices associated with the social network data; specifying users of electronic devices present in a specific space at a specific time among the plurality of electronic devices; filtering relation information between the specified users in the social network database; and calculating an analysis index for the specific space and the specific time based on the filtered relation information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: LINE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ki Taek Jeong
  • Patent number: 11337272
    Abstract: A connection service providing method includes outputting, by a first user terminal from among a plurality of user terminals, a connection request signal to at least one second user terminal among the plurality of user terminals through an inaudible frequency range based on a trigger signal for initiating a connection between the plurality of user terminals; and connecting the at least one second user terminal and the first user terminal as a group; and providing a connection service associated with the group on the first user terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Line Corporation
    Inventors: Dongwon Lee, Jungjun Park, In Won Cho, Jongjin Cho
  • Publication number: 20220150190
    Abstract: A method and system for recommending content using a chatbot are provided. The content recommendation method includes calling a chatbot to a chatroom based on a first user interaction with the chatroom; providing first content corresponding to a second user interaction with the chatroom while the chatbot is in the chatroom; and recommending second content related to the first content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: LINE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Li-Wen LIAO, Yun-RU Sun, Chan-Yuan Chang, Jun-Wei Wan
  • Publication number: 20220141170
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium having recorded thereon a computer program, which when executed by a computer, configures the computer to perform a message providing method may be provided. The method may include receiving message data including a message and metadata from a server, determining whether at least one keyword is included in the message, and updating chat room data of a reception chat room to include reception information of the message including the keyword based on results of the determining and the metadata, and displaying a chat room list based on the chat room data, the chat room list including (1) reception chat rooms having the message with the at least one keyword together with (2) inclusion information corresponding thereto, which indicates inclusion of the at least one keyword in the message.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2022
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: LINE Corporation
    Inventors: Eun Hyuk KIM, Soon Ho KWON, Geum Yong YOO, Dong Young KIM, Yong Gi HWANG, Chul Soon CHOI, Yong Seon YIM
  • Publication number: 20220113859
    Abstract: A display control method is provided on a terminal of a user belonging to a group to transmit and receive a content with a terminal of another user belonging to the group via an information processing apparatus. The display control method includes displaying on a screen, in response to receiving from the user a selection of a part of users belonging to the group, a content having the part of the users as a sender in a displaying aspect different from a displaying aspect of other contents; transmitting to the information processing apparatus, in response to receiving a command from the user, a request for activating an individual process of individually transmitting and receiving the content with a terminal of the part of the users; and executing the individual process in response to receiving a response indicating that the individual process has been activated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: LINE Corporation
    Inventor: Tomohiro OKADA