Patents by Inventor Dong-kyung Nam

Dong-kyung Nam 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: 20230341665
    Abstract: An imaging device may generate a zoom image corresponding to a plurality of magnifications by adjusting an effective focal length through a multi-layer optical system including an active imaging array having an active imaging lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2023
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: KYUHWAN CHOI, DONG KYUNG NAM, KIWOO LEE
  • Patent number: 11733539
    Abstract: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for displaying a three-dimensional (3D) image. A 3D display apparatus includes an optical layer including a plurality of optical elements, a projector configured to scan a light onto the optical layer, and a processor configured to control a timing at which the projector scans the light onto the optical layer and generate a 3D image in a viewing space based on the timing at which the light is scanned onto the optical layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jinho Lee, Elena Malinovskaya, Igor Yanusik, Dong Kyung Nam, Yoonsun Choi
  • Publication number: 20230256824
    Abstract: Provided are an image processing method and an image processing device. The image processing method includes generating an image based on viewpoint information of a user; rendering the image based on information about what is in front of the user; and outputting the rendered image using an optical element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2023
    Publication date: August 17, 2023
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jinho LEE, Dong Kyung Nam, Juyong Park, Yang Ho Cho, Kyuhwan Choi, Yoonsun Choi
  • Patent number: 11726306
    Abstract: An imaging device may generate a zoom image corresponding to a plurality of magnifications by adjusting an effective focal length through a multi-layer optical system including an active imaging array having an active imaging lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyuhwan Choi, Dong Kyung Nam, Kiwoo Lee
  • Publication number: 20230245277
    Abstract: An image restoration device obtains input data including input image information for each viewpoint, and generates an output image from warped image information generated by warping the input image information using a global transformation information of each viewpoint and disparity information of each viewpoint, using an image restoration model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2023
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Seho LEE, Dong Kyung NAM, Seok Lee
  • Patent number: 11711502
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for outputting a three-dimensional (3D) image are provided. To output a 3D image, a stereo image is generated based on viewpoints of a user and rendered into a 3D image. Since the stereo image is generated based on the viewpoints of the user, the user views a different side of an object appearing in the 3D image depending on a viewpoint of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seok Lee, Juyong Park, Dong Kyung Nam
  • Publication number: 20230228916
    Abstract: An imaging device is provided. The imaging device may sense light passing through a corresponding imaging lens and a corresponding color filter in sensing elements disposed in a sensing region for each color channel, and generate sensing data based on a grouping of color intensity values sensed by the sensing elements for each sensing region based on a binning size determined based on an illuminance of light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2022
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: DEOKYOUNG KANG, DAEKUN YOON, YANG HO CHO, DONG KYUNG NAM
  • Publication number: 20230206392
    Abstract: An apparatus with image processing includes: one or more processors configured to: generate a full sampling image by demosaicing a first color filter array (CFA)-based input image; based on a trained color conversion model trained for color conversion and noise suppression of the full sampling image, determine a bias and a conversion matrix corresponding to each pixel of the full sampling image; and based on the conversion matrix and the bias, convert a color space of the full sample image, corresponding to the first CFA, into a color space corresponding to a second CFA.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2022
    Publication date: June 29, 2023
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: SUNG KWANG CHO, Geonwoo KIM, Yang Ho CHO, Deokyoung KANG, Dong Kyung NAM
  • Patent number: 11677918
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for color space conversion are provided. An apparatus for converting a color space includes at least one processor configured to convert an original full image of an original color space to a temporary image of a target color space, estimate a color space mapping parameter between the original color space and the target color space, the color space mapping parameter corresponding to the original full image, obtain a residual vector of the target color space based on the temporary image and the color space mapping parameter, convert the residual vector to a residual image of the target color space, and obtain a target full image of the target color space by combining the residual image with the temporary image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Kwang Cho, Yang Ho Cho, Dong Kyung Nam
  • Patent number: 11676421
    Abstract: An object tracking method and apparatus are provided. The object tracking method includes detecting a target object in a first-type input image that is based on light in a first wavelength band, tracking the target object in the first-type input image based on detection information of the target object, measuring a reliability of the first-type input image by comparing the first-type image to an image in a database, comparing the reliability of the first-type input image to a threshold, and tracking the target object in a second-type input image that is based on light in a second wavelength band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jingu Heo, Dong Kyung Nam
  • Patent number: 11663699
    Abstract: Provided is an image restoration apparatus and method. The image restoration apparatus may store an image restoration model including a convolutional layer corresponding to kernels having various dilation gaps, and may restore an output image from a target image obtained by rearranging a compound eye vision (CEV) image by the image restoration model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yang Ho Cho, Deokyoung Kang, Dong Kyung Nam
  • Publication number: 20230156168
    Abstract: An electronic device includes an image sensor including a color filter having a plurality of color channels, a memory storing a plurality of color conversion matrices and instructions, and a processor. The processor is configured to obtain noise information of a color image captured by the image sensor, select a target matrix from among the plurality of the color conversion matrices based on the obtained noise information, and generate a color converted image by applying the selected target matrix to the color image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2022
    Publication date: May 18, 2023
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: YANG HO CHO, Geonwoo KIM, SUNG KWANG CHO, DONG KYUNG NAM
  • Patent number: 11651475
    Abstract: An image restoration device obtains input data including input image information for each viewpoint, and generates an output image from warped image information generated by warping the input image information using a global transformation information of each viewpoint and disparity information of each viewpoint, using an image restoration model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seho Lee, Dong Kyung Nam, Seok Lee
  • Patent number: 11634028
    Abstract: Provided are an image processing method and an image processing device. The image processing method includes generating an image based on viewpoint information of a user; rendering the image based on information about what is in front of the user; and outputting the rendered image using an optical element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jinho Lee, Dong Kyung Nam, Juyong Park, Yang Ho Cho, Kyuhwan Choi, Yoonsun Choi
  • Patent number: 11631180
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for detecting a reflection are provided. The method includes acquiring an input image of an object, based on an activation of an infrared light source, acquiring a reference image of the object, based on a deactivation of the infrared light source, and extracting a reflection region from the input image, based on the input image and the reference image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dongwoo Kang, Dong Kyung Nam, Jingu Heo
  • Patent number: 11619826
    Abstract: An augmented reality (AR) display apparatus includes an outputter that outputs first radiation including visual information in a predetermined spectrum, a polarizing plate that absorbs a first s-polarized radiation from the first radiation and transmits a first p-polarized radiation and an optical layer that reflects at least a portion of the first p-polarized radiation incident on a first side of the optical layer with a wavelength corresponding to the predetermined spectrum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Elena Gennadievna Malinovskaya, Igor Vitalievich Yanusik, Alexander Viktorovich Morozov, Anstasiia Vladimirovna Morozova, Dong Kyung Nam, Jin Ho Lee
  • Publication number: 20230080942
    Abstract: Disclosed is a color transform method performed by an electronic device that includes generating an initial color transformed image by performing color transform on a raw image, determine noise amplification degrees indicating degrees to which noise included in the raw image is amplified by the color transform, processing the determined noise amplification degrees, and generating a final color transformed image by filtering the generated initial color transformed image using the processed noise amplification degrees and at least one of the raw image or luminance information of the raw image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2022
    Publication date: March 16, 2023
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Geonwoo KIM, Sung Kwang CHO, Yang Ho CHO, Dong Kyung NAM
  • Patent number: 11598959
    Abstract: Provided is a light shielding film for head-up display (HUD), the light shielding film including a plurality of light shielding materials configured to transmit a first directional light propagating from a view in front of a vehicle in a first direction and block at least a portion of a second directional light propagating from an external light source in a second direction that is opposite to a third direction in which light is output from a display panel for HUD included in the vehicle, at least one gradient of the plurality of light shielding materials corresponding to the first direction, and a transparent material that fills a space between the plurality of light shielding materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Kyung Nam, Jinho Lee, Yoonsun Choi
  • Publication number: 20230060314
    Abstract: A method with image processing includes: receiving an input image including Bayer images captured by a plurality of lenses included in a lens assembly; generating channel separation images by separating each of the Bayer images by a plurality of channels; determining corresponding points such that pixels in the channel separation images are displayed at the same position on a projection plane, for each of the plurality of lenses; performing binning on the channel separation images, based on a brightness difference and a distance difference between a target corresponding point and a center of a pixel including the target corresponding point, corresponding to each of the corresponding points in channel separation images that correspond to a same channel and that are combined into one image, for each of the plurality of lenses; restoring the input image for each of the plurality of lenses based on binned images generated by performing the binning; and outputting the restored input image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2022
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byong Min KANG, Dong Kyung NAM, Yang Ho CHO, Jingu HEO
  • Patent number: 11595575
    Abstract: An imaging device may code light, passing through an imaging optical lens arranged in a multi-lens array (MLA), and may transmit the light to a sensing element, and the sensing element may restore an image based on sensed information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yang Ho Cho, Deokyoung Kang, Geonwoo Kim, Dong Kyung Nam