Patents by Inventor Bokun Choi

Bokun Choi has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10334012
    Abstract: Method and apparatus for managing an application display mode of an electronic device are disclosed. In one embodiment of the system for managing an application display mode of an electronic device, the system first detects user input of a display mode that designates a layout of a page. The system then transmits a request for the page and the display mode to the server. Upon receiving the page from the server, the system displays the page received from the server such that the page is displayed in accordance with the layout designated in the display mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Euichang Jung, Saemee Yim, Doosuk Kang, Bokun Choi, Minkyung Hwang
  • Publication number: 20190123938
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device, including a housing, a first communication circuit disposed in the housing and configured to support omnidirectional wireless communication, a second communication circuit disposed in the housing and configured to support directional wireless communication using beamforming, a processor disposed in the housing and operatively coupled to the first communication circuit and the second communication circuit, and a memory disposed in the housing and operatively coupled to the processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Hyunkee MIN, Yongseok JANG, Taehun LIM, Minwhoa HONG, Sunkee LEE, Doosuk KANG, Bokun CHOI
  • Patent number: 10206573
    Abstract: An electronic device and method are disclosed herein. The electronic device includes an image sensor, a radio frequency (RF) sensor, and a processor. The processor implements the method, including capturing an image including at least one object using an image sensor, determining an interest area of the at least one object included within the captured image, transmitting a radio frequency (RF) signal to at least a portion of the interest area using an RF sensor, receiving the transmitted RF signal reflected from the at least the portion of the interest area using the RF sensor, and obtaining biometric information for the at least one object based on the reflected RF signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Injo Jeong, Jeahyuck Lee, Younghwan Kim, Seungeun Lee, Yongjin Lee, Bokun Choi
  • Publication number: 20190053302
    Abstract: An electronic device and a method for forming a Wi-Fi direct group thereof are provided. The electronic device may include a housing, a wireless communication circuit, at least one processor, and a memory. The memory may cause the at least one processor to receive a first list of wireless channels for a direct connection from a first external device, establish, as a group owner, a first wireless connection with the first external device acting as a group client by using a first channel selected from the first list, listen for a probe request over a second channel every selected time period, receive the probe request from a second external device during the selected time period through the second channel, transmit a probe response to the second external device, receive a second list of wireless channels for a direct connection from the second external device, and select a third channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: Hyejung BANG, Bumjib KIM, Hyunah OH, Dongjea JUNG, Namju CHO, Buseop JUNG, Bokun CHOI, Doosuk KANG, Minjung KIM
  • Patent number: 10123060
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method and an apparatus for providing contents. The method includes: analyzing an attribute of contents and generating a mapping table for mapping a first region of the contents and a second region of the contents associated with the first region; and transmitting content information about the second region related to the mapping table to a second electronic apparatus and outputting the first region of the contents through an output unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Saemee Yim, Bokun Choi, Youngtae Jin
  • Publication number: 20180293200
    Abstract: An electronic device according to various embodiments may include a housing including a first surface facing a first direction and a second surface facing a second direction opposite the first direction, a touchscreen display exposed through a portion of the first surface, at least one wireless and/or wired communication circuit disposed inside the housing, at least one processor disposed inside the housing and electrically connected to the display and the communication circuit, and a memory disposed inside the housing and electrically connected to the processor. The communication circuit and/or the at least one processor may be configured to be in one of a plurality of states for exchanging data on a bus based on a plurality of generations of the peripheral component interconnect express (PCIe) standard.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Minwhoa HONG, Hyunkee MIN, Jung-Hun LEE, Doosuk KANG, Subramanyam NALLI, Chounjong NAM, Taehun LIM, Sunkey LEE, Bokun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20180279158
    Abstract: An electronic device according to various embodiments of the present disclosure includes one or more antennas, one or more communication circuits electrically connected to at least one of the one or more antennas, a processor electrically connected to the one or more communication circuits or included in the one or more communication circuits, and a memory electrically connected to the processor. The memory can store instructions which, when executed, cause the processor to identify a status of a network connected to the electronic device, to determine a communication scheme corresponding to the network status among a plurality of communication schemes which provide a tethering service, to broadcast a signal which comprises information for identifying the electronic device, using the determined communication scheme, and, based on at least part of a signal received from an external electronic device, to establish a connection with the external electronic device for the tethering service.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Inventors: Jongmu CHOI, Jung-Hun LEE, Bokun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20180249341
    Abstract: A method of determining a location for an access point is provided, which includes positioning an electronic device including a wireless communication circuit at a location separated from a first access point; sensing a signal from the first access point using the electronic device; determining a first value from the sensed signal using the electronic device; converting the first value into a second value using the electronic device; comparing the second value with a threshold value using the electronic device; and determining, by the electronic device, whether the location is suitable for a second access point to be wirelessly linked to the first access point based at least partly on the result of the comparison.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Inventors: Junyoung Park, Sunkey Lee, Moonsoo Kim, Seonghwan Kim, Kiyeong Jeong, lnsick Jung, Junyeop Jung, Doosuk Kang, Bokun Choi
  • Publication number: 20180235471
    Abstract: An electronic device and method are disclosed herein. The electronic device includes an image sensor, a radio frequency (RF) sensor, and a processor. The processor implements the method, including capturing an image including at least one object using an image sensor, determining an interest area of the at least one object included within the captured image, transmitting a radio frequency (RF) signal to at least a portion of the interest area using an RF sensor, receiving the transmitted RF signal reflected from the at least the portion of the interest area using the RF sensor, and obtaining biometric information for the at least one object based on the reflected RF signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Injo JEONG, Jeahyuck LEE, Younghwan KIM, Seungeun LEE, Yongjin LEE, Bokun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20180225437
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electronic device and system that include an electrode interface that can be brought in contact with the body of a user, a memory, and a processor operably coupled to the electrode interface and the memory, in which the processor is set to obtain user information through user authentication, generate a user authentication signal on the basis of the user information, and transmit the user authentication signal or a signal including at least a portion of the user authentication signal through the body of a user being in contact with the electrode interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Kanghyun SUH, Doosuk KANG, Bokun CHOI, Jeongmin PARK
  • Publication number: 20180220972
    Abstract: An electronic device that is capable of measuring biometric information is provided. The electronic device includes a housing; a display panel at least partially accommodated in the housing; a first electrode formed over at least a portion of the display panel to be visually transparent and to be exposed to the outside of the electronic device; and a second electrode formed in at least a portion of one face of the housing below the display panel to be exposed to the outside of the electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Injo Jeong, Younghwan Kim, Hyungsup Byeon, Seung-Eun Lee, Jae-Bong Chun, Jungsu Ha, Bokun Choi
  • Patent number: 10044215
    Abstract: An electronic device, wireless control device, system management server, wireless control method, and an update method are provided. The electronic device includes a wireless charging module configured to receive a request signal from a wireless control device and transmit a response signal to the wireless control device in response to the request signal; and a processor configured to update system software of the electronic device based on a management mode booting signal that is received from the wireless control device in response to the request signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Bokun Choi, Doosuk Kang, Geonsoo Kim, Donghyun Yeom, Piljoo Yoon, Yongjoon Jeon
  • Patent number: 9977571
    Abstract: A method of and apparatus for sharing contents of an electronic device are provided. The method includes displaying contents; if a touch input for sharing the contents is generated, displaying an application list including applications and an execution item for each application which displays a number of contents previously shared with an application; if an execution item of an application in the application list is selected, sharing the contents with an application, and updating and displaying the execution item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Bokun Choi, Doosuk Kang, Piljoo Yoon
  • Publication number: 20180011590
    Abstract: An apparatus and method are provided for controlling an operation of an electronic device by using a fingerprint image in the electronic device. The electronic device includes a display and a processor configured to detect a fingerprint image corresponding to a user input; determine an input direction of the user input based on the fingerprint image; determine a motion direction of the user input based on the input direction of the user input in response to a motion of the user input; and execute a first function corresponding to the motion direction of the user input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Inventors: Hye-Jin LEE, Donggoo Kang, Changwon Kim, Hyunkyung Kim, Joohee Park, Seonwoo Yoo, Sangah Lee, Bokun Choi
  • Patent number: 9867019
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of establishing connection of an electronic device using Wi-Fi P2P to at least one another electronic device, the method includes creating a stability value of the electronic device based on internal state information of the electronic device. The method also includes determining an intent value of the electronic device in response to the stability value. The method also includes receiving an intent value of the at least one another electronic device. The method also includes comparing the intent value of the electronic device with the intent value of the at least one another electronic device. The method also includes forming a Wi-Fi P2P group acting as any one of a group owner (GO) and a group client (GC).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bokun Choi, Sunkee Lee
  • Patent number: 9852491
    Abstract: A method for combining a plurality of images into a synthesis image and an electronic device implementing the same are provided. The image synthesis method of the present disclosure includes acquiring coordinates of an object in a source image; extracting a target image from the source image based on the coordinates such that the target image contains the object; and displaying the target image in a section of a frame mapped to the source image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Saemee Yim, Doosuk Kang, Euichang Jung, Bokun Choi, Minkyung Hwang
  • Patent number: 9824422
    Abstract: A method for combining a plurality of images into a synthesis image and an electronic device implementing the same are provided. The image synthesis method of the present disclosure includes acquiring coordinates of an object in a source image; extracting a target image from the source image based on the coordinates such that the target image contains the object; and displaying the target image in a section of a frame mapped to the source image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Saemee Yim, Doosuk Kang, Euichang Jung, Bokun Choi, Minkyung Hwang
  • Patent number: 9811510
    Abstract: A mobile terminal for sharing a part of a web page provided. The mobile terminal comprises a communication unit configured to receive data on the web page from a network, a display unit configured to display a partial region of a web page of the received web page, and a control unit configure to obtain an address of the web page and information on the partial region and cause the communication unit to send the address and the area information to another terminal. A method for sharing a part of a web page is provided. The method comprises receiving address information on a web page and position information on a partial region of the web page, determining the partial region of the web page of the web page based on the address information and the position information, and displaying the determined partial region of the web page.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Piljoo Yoon, Doosuk Kang, Kwangbin Lee, Jeehye Jung, Bokun Choi, Minkyung Hwang
  • Publication number: 20170244688
    Abstract: In an authentication method according to an embodiment, an electronic device receives an authentication request message based on identification information from a server apparatus. In response to the authentication request message, the electronic device receives at least one of an input for authentication approval of a specific device and an input for authentication approval of a service offered through the specific device. Then, in response to the input, the electronic device transmits authentication approval information to the server apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Jaehwan Kim, Junghun Kim, Jinwoo Lee, Yongjoon Jeon, Bokun Choi, Jongmu Choi, Dongeup Ham, Dongwoo Kim, Sangmi Park
  • Publication number: 20170237986
    Abstract: A video encoding method and an electronic device adapted to the method are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2017
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Inventors: Bokun CHOI, Yongjoon JEON, Seokhyun YOON, Hyungsup BYEON, Donghyun YEOM, Inhyuk CHOI