Patents by Inventor Byung-seok Soh

Byung-seok Soh 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: 10649542
    Abstract: A display apparatus and a method for controlling the same are disclosed. The display apparatus according to the embodiment includes an input device including a button structure and a sensor assembly configured to output different sensor values according to a movement of the button structure. According to an embodiment, the display apparatus includes a controller configured to generate a control signal based on sensor value information generated by the sensor assembly, and a display configured to provide a display based on the control signal. An embodiment of the disclosure provides a single multi-channel input device in the display in which a display screen correction function and a display screen operation function may be performed together using a color sensor applied to the input device. According to the disclosure, a simplified button structure of the display apparatus may be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shin A Kim, Byung Seok Soh, Chang Won Son, Ho June Yoo
  • Publication number: 20190268648
    Abstract: A user terminal apparatus is provided. The user terminal apparatus for performing a remote control function for an electronic apparatus includes a communication unit configured to communicate with an electronic apparatus for providing a text input user interface (UI), an input unit configured to receive a user command for input of a specific text on the text input UI, a fingerprint scanner provided in the input unit and configured to recognize a user fingerprint, and a controller configured to recognize a user fingerprint according to the user command and to transmit information corresponding to the recognized user fingerprint to the electronic apparatus in response to the electronic apparatus entering a preset text input mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: In-ji Kim, Sang-on Choi, Byung-seok Soh, Mi-ra Yu, Ho-june Yoo, Eun-seok Choi
  • Patent number: 10306313
    Abstract: A display apparatus and a method for controlling a display apparatus are provided. The display apparatus includes a detector configured to detect a user motion; a display; a power supplier; a communicator configured to receive control information from a remote control device; and a controller configured to control the detector, the display, the power supplier, and the communicator, to control the display to display a preset screen on a part of the display in response to a user motion detected by the detector and first control information received from the remote control device, and to control the display to display content in response to second control information received from the remote control device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eun-seok Choi, Byung-seok Soh, Mi-ra Yu, Yong-wan Choi, Sang-on Choi
  • Publication number: 20190113982
    Abstract: A display apparatus and a method for controlling the same are disclosed. The display apparatus according to the embodiment includes an input device including a button structure and a sensor assembly configured to output different sensor values according to a movement of the button structure. According to an embodiment, the display apparatus includes a controller configured to generate a control signal based on sensor value information generated by the sensor assembly, and a display configured to provide a display based on the control signal. An embodiment of the disclosure provides a single multi-channel input device in the display in which a display screen correction function and a display screen operation function may be performed together using a color sensor applied to the input device. According to the disclosure, a simplified button structure of the display apparatus may be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shin A KIM, Byung Seok SOH, Chang Won SON
  • Publication number: 20190042033
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes: a display; a bezel extended along at least a partial edge of the display and configured to cover the edge of the display; at least one signal transceiver configured to transmit a detection signal to the bezel and receive a reflection signal of the transmitted detection signal; and a controller configured to determine a touch position of a user on the bezel based on time taken from a point of time where the at least one signal transceiver transmits the detection signal to a point of time where the at least one signal transceiver receives the reflection signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ho-june YOO, Nam-su HA, Eun-seo KIM, Byung-seok SOH, Min-sup KIM, Hyun-kyu YUN
  • Publication number: 20180158321
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus, control method thereof, remote control apparatus that controls the electronic apparatus, and control method thereof. The remote control apparatus includes a communication unit which communicates with the electronic apparatus; a user input unit which receives a user button selection indicating an input button; a sensing unit which senses movement of the remote control apparatus; and a control unit which controls the communication unit to transmit information about the user button selection to perform a function corresponding to the input button if the remote control apparatus is in a button input mode, and to transmit information about the movement of the remote control apparatus to the electronic apparatus to control the electronic apparatus by the movement if the remote control apparatus is in a motion recognition mode. Accordingly, controlling a game or a multimedia content is easier, and the user is provided with a new and interesting experience.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eun-seok CHOI, Ho-june YOO, Sang-on CHOI, Byung-seok SOH
  • Publication number: 20180129324
    Abstract: There is provided a display apparatus, which includes a display configured to display a UI including a plurality of items; a sensor configured to generate electromotive force to a closed loop which is included in the display and sense a user's touch based on a change in the electromotive force which is generated in the closed loop; and a processor configured to execute a function which corresponds to an item touched by a user from among the plurality of items based on a size of the change in the electromotive force generated in the closed loop.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Byung-seok SOH, Jung-seop KIM, Chang-won SON, Ho-june YOO, Kyung-hoon LEE
  • Patent number: 9952684
    Abstract: An input apparatus is provided. The input apparatus includes a communicator configured to receive a signal from a pointing apparatus, and a controller configured to control to display the pointer on a first position of the display when a start signal is received from the pointing apparatus, and when sensed position information of the pointing apparatus is received from the pointing apparatus, the controller controls to display the pointer on a second position of the display, which corresponds to the received position information of the pointing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eun-seok Choi, Byung-seok Soh, Ho-june Yoo, Sang-on Choi
  • Publication number: 20180074675
    Abstract: A display device including a display panel having a variable curvature, the variable curvature being configured to switch between a curved state and a flat state, a frame configured to fix a portion of the display panel, a sensor mounted on the frame, the sensor being configured to transmit and receive acoustic waves, and a controller configured to determine whether an object is in contact with the frame based on a signal associated with the acoustic waves, wherein, while the variable curvature is switching from the curved state to the flat state, the switching is stopped in response to a determination that the object is in contact with the frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Byung Seok SOH, Chang Won SON, Ho June YOO, Kyung-Hoon LEE
  • Patent number: 9910511
    Abstract: An input apparatus is provided. The input apparatus includes a communicator configured to receive a signal from a pointing apparatus, and a controller configured to control to display the pointer on a first position of the display when a start signal is received from the pointing apparatus, and when sensed position information of the pointing apparatus is received from the pointing apparatus, the controller controls to display the pointer on a second position of the display, which corresponds to the received position information of the pointing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eun-seok Choi, Byung-seok Soh, Ho-june Yoo, Sang-on Choi
  • Patent number: 9911322
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus, control method thereof, remote control apparatus that controls the electronic apparatus, and control method thereof. The remote control apparatus includes a communication unit which communicates with the electronic apparatus; a user input unit which receives a user button selection indicating an input button; a sensing unit which senses movement of the remote control apparatus; and a control unit which controls the communication unit to transmit information about the user button selection to perform a function corresponding to the input button if the remote control apparatus is in a button input mode, and to transmit information about the movement of the remote control apparatus to the electronic apparatus to control the electronic apparatus by the movement if the remote control apparatus is in a motion recognition mode. Accordingly, controlling a game or a multimedia content is easier, and the user is provided with a new and interesting experience.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eun-seok Choi, Ho-june Yoo, Sang-on Choi, Byung-seok Soh
  • Publication number: 20180060013
    Abstract: A display apparatus, a multi-display system, and a method for controlling the display apparatus are disclosed. The display apparatus includes a housing, at least one sensor mounted to a first boundary surface of the housing, and a display for displaying an image corresponding to a position of the display apparatus determined based on an electrical signal generated from the at least one sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chang Won SON, Kun Sok KANG, Byung Seok SOH, Hyun A SONG, Kyung-Hoon LEE
  • Patent number: 9898108
    Abstract: An erasing device to erase an image displayed on a display apparatus, the erasing device including: a housing; a generator to generate an electromagnetic field so that the electromagnetic field is emitted from each of a plurality of portions of a tip of the housing; and a controller to control the generator to generate the electromagnetic field when the tip touches a surface of the display apparatus so that the display apparatus detecting the electromagnetic field erases an image within a preset image deletion region with a predetermined area based on a position on the surface touched by the tip, wherein the generator adjusts output of the electromagnetic field from each portion of the tip based on whether each portion of the tip touches the surface so that the display apparatus adjusts the area of the image deletion region based on the portion of the tip touched by the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ho-june Yoo, Jong-bo Moon, Byung-seok Soh, Jong-keun Lee, Sang-on Choi, Hyun-mook Choi
  • Patent number: 9797999
    Abstract: A display apparatus with a radio frequency (RF) sensor and a user detection method using an RF sensor are provided. The display apparatus includes: a display panel configured to display an image; a support frame located in a back area of the display panel and configured to support parts of the display apparatus; and a radio frequency (RF) sensor configured to be arranged in the support frame for performing one of transmitting a radio frequency signal to a front area of the display panel and receiving the radio signal from the front area of the display panel, wherein the radio frequency signal which is transmitted or received passes through the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung-han Lee, Kun-sok Kang, Byung-seok Soh, Chang-won Son, Sang-on Choi
  • Publication number: 20170132913
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus and a method for controlling the same are provided. More particularly, an electronic apparatus controlled by a first remote controller for a first electronic apparatus, and a method for controlling the same are provided. The y embodiments provide an electronic apparatus controlled by a selection of one button positioned in a first remote controller for a first electronic apparatus, and a method for controlling the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Publication date: May 11, 2017
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin-hyuk HONG, Byung-seok SOH, Eun-seok CHOI, Shin-a KIM, Sang-on CHOI
  • Patent number: 9612729
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus and a controlling method of the same are provided. The method includes displaying a first screen corresponding to a first application; displaying a second screen corresponding to a second application above the first screen such that the second screen overlaps at least a portion of the first screen; and displaying at least a portion of the second screen that overlaps the portion of the first screen, while controlling the first application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ho-june Yoo, Byung-seok Soh, Eun-seok Choi, Sang-on Choi
  • Publication number: 20170092118
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus, control method thereof, remote control apparatus that controls the electronic apparatus, and control method thereof. The remote control apparatus includes a communication unit which communicates with the electronic apparatus; a user input unit which receives a user button selection indicating an input button; a sensing unit which senses movement of the remote control apparatus; and a control unit which controls the communication unit to transmit information about the user button selection to perform a function corresponding to the input button if the remote control apparatus is in a button input mode, and to transmit information about the movement of the remote control apparatus to the electronic apparatus to control the electronic apparatus by the movement if the remote control apparatus is in a motion recognition mode. Accordingly, controlling a game or a multimedia content is easier, and the user is provided with a new and interesting experience.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Publication date: March 30, 2017
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eun-seok CHOI, Ho-june YOO, Sang-on CHOI, Byung-seok SOH
  • Publication number: 20170026700
    Abstract: A display apparatus and a method for controlling a display apparatus are provided. The display apparatus includes a detector configured to detect a user motion; a display; a power supplier; a communicator configured to receive control information from a remote control device; and a controller configured to control the detector, the display, the power supplier, and the communicator, to control the display to display a preset screen on a part of the display in response to a user motion detected by the detector and first control information received from the remote control device, and to control the display to display content in response to second control information received from the remote control device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eun-seok CHOI, Byung-seok SOH, Mi-ra YU, Yong-wan CHOI, Sang-on CHOI
  • Publication number: 20170019699
    Abstract: A user terminal apparatus is provided. The user terminal apparatus for performing a remote control function for an electronic apparatus includes a communication unit configured to communicate with an electronic apparatus for providing a text input user interface (UI), an input unit configured to receive a user command for input of a specific text on the text input UI, a fingerprint scanner provided in the input unit and configured to recognize a user fingerprint, and a controller configured to recognize a user fingerprint according to the user command and to transmit information corresponding to the recognized user fingerprint to the electronic apparatus in response to the electronic apparatus entering a preset text input mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: In-ji KIM, Sang-on CHOI, Byung-seok SOH, Mi-ra YU, Ho-june YOO, Eun-seok CHOI
  • Publication number: 20170011623
    Abstract: A user terminal apparatus is provided. The user terminal apparatus for performing a remote control function for an electronic apparatus includes a communication unit configured to communicate with an electronic apparatus for providing a text input user interface (UI), an input unit configured to receive a user command for input of a specific text on the text input UI, a fingerprint scanner provided in the input unit and configured to recognize a user fingerprint, and a controller configured to recognize a user fingerprint according to the user command and to transmit information corresponding to the recognized user fingerprint to the electronic apparatus in response to the electronic apparatus entering a preset text input mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2016
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: In-ji KIM, Sang-on CHOI, Byung-seok SOH, Mi-ra YU, Ho-june YOO, Eun-seok CHOI