Patents by Inventor Dongil Son

Dongil Son 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: 20210066974
    Abstract: A method for wireless charging an electronic device and a method therefor are provided. The electronic device includes a near field communication device, a wireless charging device including a conductive coil, and at least one processor operatively connected to the near field communication device and the wireless charging device. The at least one processor is configured to transmit a first ping, using the near field communication device, receive first acknowledgement (ACK) information responsive to the first ping from an external electronic device, transmit a second ping, using the wireless charging device, based on that the first ACK information is received, and control the wireless charging device such that a charging current flows through the conductive coil based on second ACK information responsive to the second ping being received from the external electronic device within a specified time from the transmission of the second ping.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Myungkyoon CHUNG, Haekwon LEE, Dongil SON
  • Publication number: 20210051221
    Abstract: According to certain embodiments of the disclosure, an electronic device comprises a housing having an inner space; a display disposed in the inner space of the housing and visible from an outside of the housing, the display further comprising: a display panel having a first opening, and at least one additional layer stacked under the display panel and having a second opening corresponding to and larger than the first opening; and a camera module disposed in the inner space under the at least one additional layer, and facing the second opening, the camera module further comprising: a lens housing, a plurality of lenses disposed in and supported by the lens housing, the plurality of lenses comprising a first lens closest to the display panel, and at least one image sensor aligned with the plurality of lenses, wherein the first lens is disposed to coincide with an upper surface of the lens housing or at least partially protrude from the upper surface of the lens housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Hyunwoo SIM, Hyunchang SHIN, Byengsang JUNG, Seunggoo KANG, Dongil SON, Songhee JUNG
  • Publication number: 20210044681
    Abstract: Disclosed are various embodiments relating to a circuit board included in an electronic device and, according to one embodiment, the circuit board can comprise: at least one wire included on the circuit board, at least one conductive structure arranged on the circuit board in order to reinforce the circuit board, and arranged in order to electrically connect the at least one wire; and at least one conductive member included on the circuit board, and electrically connecting the at least one wire with the at least one conductive structure, and additional other various embodiments are possible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: Junghoon PARK, Dongyup LEE, Hyunseok KIM, Yongseung YI, Hoyeong LIM, Seunggoo KANG, Dongil SON, Hyangbok LEE
  • Publication number: 20210044686
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device that includes a first printed circuit board including at least one electronic part, a first header mounted on the first printed circuit board, a first module that includes, on a first surface thereof, a first socket for engagement with the first header and includes a second header on a second surface opposite to the first surface and that performs a first function, a second module that includes, on one surface thereof, a second socket for engagement with the second header and that performs a second function, and a processor electrically connected with the first header, wherein the processor is configured to transfer at least one first signal for control of the first module or at least one second signal for control of the second module to the first header. Besides, it may be permissible to prepare various other embodiments speculated through the specification.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: Junghoon PARK, Yonghwa KIM, Hyangbok LEE, Dongil SON
  • Patent number: 10908136
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a housing having a hole formed therein, an audio device inside the housing and communicating with an outside of the electronic device through the hole, a gas sensor inside the housing and communicating with the outside through the hole, a proximity sensor inside the housing, a wireless communication module inside the housing, and a processor inside the housing. The processor is configured to acquire data associated with air outside the electronic device by using the gas sensor, to recognize a user gesture of starting a proximity call by using the proximity sensor, and to calculate air quality of the outside air based on at least one of data acquired by the gas sensor before the proximity call starting gesture is recognized and data acquired by the gas sensor after a gesture of ending the proximity call is recognized. Other various embodiments are possible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bokyung Sim, Seunggoo Kang, Jeonggyu Jo, Dongil Son
  • Publication number: 20210004114
    Abstract: According to various embodiments, disclosed is an electronic device comprising at least one sensor, a display comprising a touch panel, at least one pressure sensor disposed in the upper or lower layer of the touch panel such that pressure applied to at least a part of a region of the display can be sensed, and at least one processor, wherein the at least one processor is configured so as to: sense whether the electronic device is in a submerged state by using the at least one sensor or the display, receive a user input with respect to the at least a part of a region of the display while the electronic device is sensed to be in the submerged state, acquire the pressure and the position of the user input by using the at least one pressure sensor, and process the user input on the basis of the acquired pressure and the acquired position. Additional various embodiments identified through the specification are possible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Junghoon PARK, Hyunseok KIM, Dongyup LEE, Yongseung YI, Hoyeong LIM, Seunggoo KANG, Dongil SON
  • Publication number: 20200393870
    Abstract: An electronic device having a bended display and a method for controlling the same. The electronic device includes a front display area and at least two separate side display areas that are physically connected with at least one side of the front display area and form a convex curved surface in at least one space between the front and the rear of the electronic device. The electronic device also includes and a non-display area that physically connects at least two side display areas of the at least two separate side display areas and forms a convex double curvature surface in at least another space between the front and the rear of the electronic device. The at least two physically connected side display areas may be bent in directions so that an acute angle, a right angle or an obtuse angle is formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Hyunwoo Sim, Yonghwa Kim, Junghoon Park, Jungchul An, Seungbum Choi, Dongil Son
  • Publication number: 20200383157
    Abstract: An electronic device according to various embodiments may include: a communication circuit; a display; a memory; and at least one processor operably connected to the communication circuit, the display, and the memory. The at least one processor may be configured to control the electronic device to: identify a first network connection between the electronic device and a first external electronic device using the communication circuit. In response to the identification of the first network connection, the electronic device may identify a second external electronic device. In response to the identification of the second external electronic device, the at least one processor may display a UI for connecting the first external electronic device and the second external electronic device on the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Wonchang LEE, Hyoungtak CHO, Jongsung JOO, Dongil SON, Sunkee LEE, Sunmin HWANG
  • Publication number: 20200367386
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a housing including a front plate, a rear plate facing away from the front plate, and a side structure surrounding a space between the front plate and the rear plate, a heat dissipation member accommodated inside the housing, at least one antenna module disposed adjacent to the side structure or at least partially accommodated in the side structure, the at least one antenna module being disposed to be inclined or perpendicular relative to the front plate or the rear plate, and a fixing member coupled to and at least partially surrounding the antenna module. The fixing member may include a first heat transfer portion at least partially surrounding a rear face of the antenna module, and a second heat transfer portion disposed in contact with the heat dissipation member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Yonghwa KIM, Dongil SON, Chihwei LEE
  • Patent number: 10805522
    Abstract: Provided are a method of controlling a camera of a device capable of minimizing a vision difference between a front camera and a user by displaying a reduced size preview image within a partial region of a display proximate to a lens of the front camera. When a photo is taken while the user views the reduced size preview image, a more natural image is captured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dongil Son, Heekyeong Kwon
  • Patent number: 10763945
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device which includes an antenna array including a plurality of antenna elements and a wireless communication circuit configured to transmit and/or receive a signal having a frequency in a range of 3 GHz to 300 GHz. The wireless communication circuit includes a plurality of pairs of transmit and receive paths. The wireless communication circuit is configured to allow a first pair of the plurality of pairs to use the transmit path of the first pair and a second pair of the plurality of pairs to use the receive path of the second pair, to transmit a first signal using the transmit path of the first pair, to monitor the receive path of the second pair, and to determine whether the first signal is at least partially blocked, based at least in part on a result of monitoring the receive path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dongil Son, Hyoseok Na
  • Publication number: 20200257873
    Abstract: A display device and an electronic device including the same are provided. The display device includes a cover glass, a substrate disposed under the cover glass, a display light emitting layer disposed between the cover glass and the substrate and including a plurality of pixels, a fingerprint sensor layer disposed between the display light emitting layer and the substrate to generate sound waves in a specified frequency band in connection with obtaining of fingerprint information of a user's body in contact with a portion of the cover glass, and a thin film transistor (TFT) circuit layer disposed between the fingerprint sensor layer and the substrate and including a plurality of first transistors related to driving of the plurality of pixels and a plurality of second transistors related to driving of the fingerprint sensor layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Changryong HEO, Dongil SON, Chihyun CHO
  • Publication number: 20200249731
    Abstract: An electronic device is disclosed, including: a printed circuit board, a first support member including a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, the first support member defining a first hole formed through the first surface and the second surface, wherein the printed circuit board is coupled to the second surface, and a display coupled to the first surface of the first support member, the display defining: a second hole on a first side of the display to correspond to at least a portion of the first hole, and a third hole on a second side of the display opposite the first side, the third hole adjacent to the second hole and corresponding to the remaining portion of the first hole, wherein signal lines related to driving pixels of the display are disposed in an area between the second hole and the third hole, and wherein at least a partial area of the display is set as an active area configured to display a screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Woosung CHUN, Dongil SON, Hyunwoo SIM, Seungbum CHOI
  • Patent number: 10734705
    Abstract: An electronic device may comprise: a housing comprising a first plate which faces a first direction and a second plate which faces a second direction opposite to the first direction, the housing having a space formed between the first plate and the second plate; a side member which surrounds at least a part of the space; a display which is disposed inside the housing and is exposed through the first plate; a printed circuit board which is disposed inside the housing and is disposed between the display and the second plate; and a communication module which is disposed inside the housing and is coupled to the printed circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Youngsik Choi, Hosaeng Kim, Sangyoun Lee, Seungnyun Kim, Dongil Son
  • Publication number: 20200225521
    Abstract: A display device includes a light emitting unit which generates and emits a first color light; an optical member in which the first color light which is incident from the light emitting unit is color-converted and from which color-converted light is emitted; and a display panel to which the color-converted light which is emitted from the optical member is provided. The optical member includes: a quantum dot member which transmits a portion of the first color light and color-converts a portion of the first color light into a second color light and a third color light; and a filter member between the light emitting unit and the quantum dot member, the filter member including a cholesteric liquid crystal layer which reflects the second color light or the third color light which is incident to the filter member from the quantum dot member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Sang-Gil LEE, JINHO PARK, DONGIL SON, Namheon KIM, TaeGyun KIM
  • Patent number: 10705278
    Abstract: A backlight unit may include a light source, a light guide plate configured to guide light emitted from the light source, a light conversion layer on the light guide plate, and a reflective pattern layer between the light guide plate and the light conversion layer, the reflective pattern layer including a plurality of holes. The light conversion layer absorbs at least a portion of the light emitted from the light source at the first predetermined wavelength and generates light having a second predetermined wavelength different than the first predetermined wavelength. A reflective layer may reflect the light having the second predetermined wavelength toward a display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jeaheon Ahn, Cheonjae Maeng, Dongil Son, Taewoo Lim
  • Publication number: 20200153499
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device which includes an antenna array including a plurality of antenna elements and a wireless communication circuit configured to transmit and/or receive a signal having a frequency in a range of 3 GHz to 300 GHz. The wireless communication circuit includes a plurality of pairs of transmit and receive paths. The wireless communication circuit is configured to allow a first pair of the plurality of pairs to use the transmit path of the first pair and a second pair of the plurality of pairs to use the receive path of the second pair, to transmit a first signal using the transmit path of the first pair, to monitor the receive path of the second pair, and to determine whether the first signal is at least partially blocked, based at least in part on a result of monitoring the receive path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Dongil SON, Hyoseok NA
  • Publication number: 20200133078
    Abstract: A display device including an optical member, a display panel disposed above the optical member, and a plurality of light emitting units disposed below the optical member and providing a first color light to the optical member. The optical member may include a glass substrate containing an upper surface and a lower surface facing each other in a thickness direction and overlapping the plurality of light emitting units in a plan view, and a quantum dot layer disposed directly on the upper surface or the lower surface and converting the first color light into a second color light and a third color light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Kang-min KIM, Namheon KIM, Taegyun KIM, Joohwan PARK, Jinho PARK, Dongil SON, Donghee LEE, Baekhee LEE, Kyungtae CHAE
  • Publication number: 20200136074
    Abstract: An optical modifier may include a color controller including quantum dots, a barrier layer encapsulating the color controller, and a low refractive layer spaced apart from the color controller with the barrier layer interposed between the color controller and the barrier layer. The barrier layer may have a layer density ranging from 1.50 g/cm3 to 3.0 g/cm3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Hongbeom LEE, Young-hoon LEE, Taewoo LIM, Hongkee JUNG, Dongwoo KIM, Wontae KIM, Cheonjae MAENG, Keunwoo PARK, Seongyeon LEE, Minsu KIM, Dongil SON
  • Publication number: 20200127361
    Abstract: Disclosed is an antenna module including a circuit board, a communication circuit disposed on one surface of the circuit board, one or more antenna elements electrically connected to the communication circuit and arranged in at least a part of the circuit board, and a connection circuit board which includes an at least partially covered opening and is disposed on the one surface of the circuit board such that the communication circuit is disposed in an inner space of the connection circuit board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Jongwon LEE, Dongil SON