Patents by Inventor Byung Chan Kang

Byung Chan Kang 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).

  • Publication number: 20140289776
    Abstract: A system and method for automatically managing television channel lists is disclosed. Pixel resolutions characteristics of a plurality of televisions channels are analyzed. One or more high definition television (HDTV) channels having HD pixel resolutions from the plurality of available television channels are selected. The one or more selected HDTV channels are stored in a HD channel list.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2014
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Inventors: Byung Chan Kang, Taehee Kim, Paul Kim
  • Patent number: 8804052
    Abstract: A system and method for automatically managing television channel lists is disclosed. Pixel resolutions characteristics of a plurality of televisions channels are analyzed. One or more high definition television (HDTV) channels having HD pixel resolutions from the plurality of available television channels are selected. The one or more selected HDTV channels are stored in a HD channel list.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byung Chan Kang, Taehee Kim, Paul Kim
  • Publication number: 20120272257
    Abstract: Selection of audiovisual (multimedia) programming to display on a content display device (e.g., a TV) upon a power-on signal at the content display device is described. Content to display on content display device is determined at a power-on event. The content is determined to satisfy a set of rules governing the type of content that is appropriate to display on the content display device. Rules pertain to content appropriate for a content display device located in a specific room of a house or building. Other embodiments include rules pertaining to content appropriate for displaying on the content display device at various times of day.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2012
    Publication date: October 25, 2012
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chung Shun John PONG, Byung Chan KANG, Shiang Feng LEE, Fei XIE
  • Patent number: 8239764
    Abstract: A system and method for determining which program to display from multiple content sources at a power-on event of a content display device at a certain location is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving metadata containing content information about multiple programming available from multiple content sources on an integrated network. The content information can be analyzed so as to determine if any of the programming satisfies rules pertaining to programming appropriate for the location of the display device within a home. The content information can be analyzed in advance such that when a power-on command is received at the content display device, a program that has been determined to satisfy the rules is displayed on the display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chung Shun John Pong, Byung Chan Kang, Shiang Feng Lee, Fei Xie
  • Publication number: 20100013996
    Abstract: A method and system for controlling settings for an electronic device, is provided. One implementation involves detecting access to audio/visual content using the device, identifying a theme associated with the content, retrieving a set of device settings associated with the identified theme, and dynamically applying the retrieved settings to the device during access to the content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2008
    Publication date: January 21, 2010
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byung Chan Kang, Sun Ahn
  • Publication number: 20090204995
    Abstract: A system and method for automatically managing television channel lists is disclosed. Pixel resolutions characteristics of a plurality of televisions channels are analyzed. One or more high definition television (HDTV) channels having HD pixel resolutions from the plurality of available television channels are selected. The one or more selected HDTV channels are stored in a HD channel list.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2008
    Publication date: August 13, 2009
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byung Chan Kang, Taehee Kim, Paul Kim
  • Publication number: 20080276277
    Abstract: A method and system for presenting television program guide information is provided. A program guide is obtained, and program viewing patterns of a viewer are monitored. Information from the program guide is selectively presented to the viewer based on the viewing patterns. Selectively presenting information from the program guide includes displaying a listing of channels viewed more frequently on a guide screen in descending order of viewing frequency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2007
    Publication date: November 6, 2008
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sun Hong Ahn, Jason Rowe, Taehee Kim, Paul Suntae Kim, Byung Chan Kang
  • Publication number: 20080216122
    Abstract: A system and method for determining which program to display from multiple content sources at a power-on event of a content display device at a certain location is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving metadata containing content information about multiple programming available from multiple content sources on an integrated network. The content information can be analyzed so as to determine if any of the programming satisfies rules pertaining to programming appropriate for the location of the display device within a home. The content information can be analyzed in advance such that when a power-on command is received at the content display device, a program that has been determined to satisfy the rules is displayed on the display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2007
    Publication date: September 4, 2008
    Inventors: Chung Shun John Pong, Byung Chan Kang, Shiang Feng Lee, Fei Xie