Patents by Inventor Doo Suk Kang

Doo Suk 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: 20190191472
    Abstract: An electronic device includes at least one wireless communication circuit positioned, and at least one processor operatively connected to the wireless communication circuit. The wireless communication circuit includes an omni-directional first wireless communication circuit capable of communicating at first frequency within a first coverage and a directional second wireless communication circuit capable of communicating at a second frequency higher than the first frequency, within a second coverage smaller than the first coverage. The processor is configured to obtain control information including data regarding a location of an external device, from the external device through the first wireless communication circuit, to set a beamforming attribute associated with the second wireless communication circuit, based on the data, and to establish a communication connection to the external device through the second wireless communication circuit, by using the beamforming attribute.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventors: Choun Jong NAM, Jung Hun LEE, Doo Suk KANG, Sun Key LEE, Bo Kun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20190155470
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a short range communication module configured to establish a communication channel for collecting device-related information on at least one other electronic device. The electronic device also includes a communication module configured to establish a communication channel with a service supporting device. The electronic device also includes a control module configured to transmit a message requesting function-related information installable or updatable on the other electronic device to the service supporting device in correspondence to the device-related information and configured to control transmitting identification information for receiving the function-related information and the device-related information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Bo Kun Choi, Doo Suk Kang, Geon Soo Kim, Dong Hyun Yeom, Pil Joo Yoon, Yong Joon Jeon
  • Publication number: 20190121519
    Abstract: An electronic device including a touch-enabled display module configured to display a plurality of windows according to a multi-window mode; and a control module configured to displaying on the touch screen a first application window and a second application window according to the multi-window mode, alter the first application window in response to a touchscreen input received via the touch-enabled display, and automatically alter the second application window in response to the alteration of the first application window.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Doo Suk KANG, Geon Soo KIM, Dong Hyun YEOM, Pil Joo YOON, Yong Joon JEON, Bo Kun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20190116627
    Abstract: An electronic device may include a network interface, a wireless communication circuit configured to support directional communication, a processor electrically connected with the network interface and the wireless communication circuit, and a memory electrically connected with the processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Hyun-Kee MIN, Sung-Hee LEE, Tae-Hun LIM, Min-Whoa HONG, Sun-Key LEE, Doo-Suk KANG, Bo-Kun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20190089686
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes at least one wireless communication circuit, a processor, and a memory. The memory stores instructions to enable the processor to, during first P2P wireless communication with a first external electronic device, enable the electronic device to operate as at least one of a host or a client, store first information about a role of the electronic device one of the host or the client, during second P2P wireless communication with the first external electronic device after the first P2P wireless communication, determine whether the first external electronic device was previously in a group, exchange second information with the first external electronic device based on a status of at least one of the electronic device or the first external electronic device, and select the role of the electronic device as the host or the client based on the second information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: Bu-Seop JUNG, Hye-Jung BANG, Doo-Suk KANG, Min-Jung KIM, Bo-Kun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20190079557
    Abstract: An electronic device according to various embodiments includes a housing; a user interface; a wireless communication circuit disposed in the housing; a wired communication interface exposed through the housing; a processor disposed in the housing and electrically connected to the user interface, the wireless communication circuit, and the wired communication interface; and a memory disposed in the housing and electrically connected to the processor, wherein the memory stores instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the electronic device to establish a first communication channel with an external electronic device including a storage using the wireless communication circuit and/or the wired communication interface so that the electronic device operates as a device and the external electronic device operates as a host, to exchange information with the external electronic device through the first communication channel, and to establish a second communication channel with the external electronic d
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Bu-Seop JUNG, Guneet Singh KHURANA, Soon-Ho LEE, Woo-Kwang LEE, Yong-Seok JANG, Doo-Suk KANG, Min-Jung KIM, Bo-Kun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20190075463
    Abstract: An example electronic device includes memory for storing a program for unlocking the first electronic device using a wearable electronic device; wireless communication circuitry; and one or more processors configured to execute the program stored in the memory to cause the electronic device to at least establish wireless communication, via the wireless communication circuitry, with the wearable electronic device when the wearable electronic device is in a wireless communication range of the first electronic device; determine whether the wearable second electronic device is authenticated for unlocking the first electronic device; determine whether the wearable electronic device is in a specific range of the first electronic device based on a signal transmitted from the wearable electronic device being worn; and unlock the first electronic device based on determining that the wearable electronic device is authenticated and is in the specific range of the electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: Hun-Cheol OH, Yong-Joon JEON, Doo-Suk KANG, Seung-Nyun KIM
  • Publication number: 20190034042
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for controlling a screen in an electronic device are provided. The method includes displaying a pop-up window in a display area, disposed over another application displayed in the display area. If a movement of the pop-up window is detected, and a portion of the pop-up window reaches a predefined area of the display area, the pop-up window is removed from the display portion. A selectable icon is displayed allowing a user to redisplay the pop-up window or alter an operational state of the pop-up window.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Bo-Kun CHOI, Doo-Suk KANG
  • Patent number: 10185475
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a short range communication module configured to establish a communication channel for collecting device-related information on at least one other electronic device. The electronic device also includes a communication module configured to establish a communication channel with a service supporting device. The electronic device also includes a control module configured to transmit a message requesting function-related information installable or updatable on the other electronic device to the service supporting device in correspondence to the device-related information and configured to control transmitting identification information for receiving the function-related information and the device-related information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bo Kun Choi, Doo Suk Kang, Geon Soo Kim, Dong Hyun Yeom, Pil Joo Yoon, Yong Joon Jeon
  • Publication number: 20190004673
    Abstract: An electronic device is configured to support a multitasking environment, the electronic device comprises a communication circuit configured to communicate with at least one external device; a microphone configured to receive voice input; a memory storing a plurality of application programs; a display configured to output a plurality of virtual windows as the plurality of application programs are executed and at least one processor electrically connected with the communication circuit, the microphone, the memory, and the display, wherein the processor is configured to execute the plurality of application programs, determine whether at least one condition is satisfied for controlling a background state of a first window, when a first voice input is generated for controlling a function of a first application program in the first window that is in the background state, and maintain the first window in the background state and a second window, which is associated with a second application program, to be in a fore
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Dong Ho JANG, Doo Suk KANG, Kyung Tae KIM, Ga Jin SONG, Yong Joon JEON, Jae Woo SUH, Jeong Pyo LEE
  • Publication number: 20190006891
    Abstract: An electronic device according to various embodiments may include: a wireless communication circuit configured to support short-range communication; a wireless charging circuit configured to support wireless charging; at least one processor electrically connected to the wireless communication circuit and the wireless charging circuit; and a memory electronically connected to the at least one processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Chun-Ho PARK, Min-Ho KANG, Doo-Suk KANG, Hyuk KANG, Bo-Kun CHOI
  • Patent number: 10162494
    Abstract: An electronic device including a touch-enabled display module configured to display a plurality of windows according to a multi-window mode; and a control module configured to displaying on the touch screen a first application window and a second application window according to the multi-window mode, alter the first application window in response to a touchscreen input received via the touch-enabled display, and automatically alter the second application window in response to the alteration of the first application window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Doo-Suk Kang, Geon Soo Kim, Dong Hyun Yeom, Pil Joo Yoon, Yong Joon Jeon, Bo Kun Choi
  • Patent number: 10158992
    Abstract: An example electronic device includes memory for storing a program for unlocking the first electronic device using a wearable electronic device; wireless communication circuitry; and one or more processors configured to execute the program stored in the memory to cause the electronic device to at least establish wireless communication, via the wireless communication circuitry, with the wearable electronic device when the wearable electronic device is in a wireless communication range of the first electronic device; determine whether the wearable second electronic device is authenticated for unlocking the first electronic device; determine whether the wearable electronic device is in a specific range of the first electronic device based on a signal transmitted from the wearable electronic device being worn; and unlock the first electronic device based on determining that the wearable electronic device is authenticated and is in the specific range of the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hun-Cheol Oh, Yong-Joon Jeon, Doo-Suk Kang, Seung-Nyun Kim
  • Patent number: 10097678
    Abstract: One or more embodiments of this disclosure provide an apparatus and a method for generating a group profile. The apparatus receives, from a first external device, a request for generating a set of first information related to a group including a plurality of users using different electronic devices through the communication module. The apparatus receives, from the first external device or a second external device, a set of second information related to at least some of the plurality of users in response to the received request. The apparatus generates first data including the set of first information and second data for at least a part of at least one user interface corresponding to the set of first information based on at least some of the received set of second information. The apparatus transmits the first data or the second data to the first external device through the communication module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young-Ri Kim, Doo-Suk Kang, Eun-Sun Kim, Jin-A Lee, Young-Ho Rhee, Cheol-Kyu Lim
  • Patent number: 10095368
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for controlling a screen in an electronic device are provided. The method includes displaying a pop-up window in a display area, disposed over another application displayed in the display area. If a movement of the pop-up window is detected, and a portion of the pop-up window reaches a predefined area of the display area, the pop-up window is removed from the display portion. A selectable icon is displayed allowing a user to redisplay the pop-up window or alter an operational state of the pop-up window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bo-Kun Choi, Doo-Suk Kang
  • Publication number: 20180270664
    Abstract: An example electronic device includes memory for storing a program for unlocking the first electronic device using a wearable electronic device; wireless communication circuitry; and one or more processors configured to execute the program stored in the memory to cause the electronic device to at least establish wireless communication, via the wireless communication circuitry, with the wearable electronic device when the wearable electronic device is in a wireless communication range of the first electronic device; determine whether the wearable second electronic device is authenticated for unlocking the first electronic device; determine whether the wearable electronic device is in a specific range of the first electronic device based on a signal transmitted from the wearable electronic device being worn; and unlock the first electronic device based on determining that the wearable electronic device is authenticated and is in the specific range of the electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Inventors: Hun-Cheol OH, Yong-Joon JEON, Doo-Suk KANG, Seung-Nyun KIM
  • Publication number: 20180263071
    Abstract: An electronic device for supporting a connection to a wireless router of an internet of things (IoT) device is provided. The electronic device includes a transceiver, a communication interface, a processor, and a memory. The processor connects a first external device by using a first service set identifier (SSID), receives first information about the first external device from the first external device, transmits at least part of the first information and second information about the electronic device to a second external device, forwards connection information from the second external device, which includes a second SSID for wireless connection between the first external device and the electronic device, or receives a transmission request of the connection information from the second external device and transmits the connection information to the first external device, and wirelessly connects to the first external device by using the connection information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventors: Ye Ji YOON, Jong Mu CHOI, Min Ho KANG, Jin Hyun PARK, Jun Hak LIM, Won Tae CHAE, Bo Kun CHOI, Jin Hong JEONG, Doo Suk KANG, Sun Key LEE, Byung Sung KIM, Jin Il KIM, Chan Woo PARK
  • Publication number: 20180249517
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a housing, a wireless communication circuit, a wired communication interface, a processor, and a memory. The memory stores instructions that, when executed, cause the processor to connect with an external device by using the wireless communication circuit or the wired communication interface, to receive first information to set the electronic device as an access point (AP) from the external device, to receive second information on another AP from the external device, to configure the electronic device by using the first information, and to wirelessly broadcast a signal by using the wireless communication circuit, to allow wireless devices to connect to the AP.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Inventors: Jin Hyun PARK, Ye Ji YOON, Min Ho KANG, Jun Hak LIM, Won Tae CHAE, Jong Mu CHOI, Bo Kun CHOI, Doo Suk KANG, Sun Key LEE
  • Publication number: 20180235542
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device including a plurality of electrodes selectively connectable to a touch sensor or one or more biometric sensors; and a processor configured to receive a user input through the plurality of electrodes in a state in which the touch sensor and the plurality of electrodes are connected; perform an operation relating to the touch sensor when where the user input satisfies a first condition; connect the plurality of electrodes to the one or more biometric sensors when where the user input satisfies a second condition; and obtain a plurality of pieces of biometric information according to a pre-determined sequence through the plurality of electrodes connected with the one or more biometric sensors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: In Ho Yun, Jong Ho Park, Jee Hoon Lee, Doo Suk Kang, Jeong Min Park
  • Publication number: 20180212449
    Abstract: An electronic device that can be worn on a user's body and an operating method thereof is disclosed. An electrode for charging and measuring is included in a front side of the electronic device. The electronic device includes a battery, a charging circuit for charging the battery, a bio-sensor, and a processor. The processor is configured to determine whether the battery is being charged through the charging circuit. If the battery is not being charged, the processor is configured to acquire biometric information by using a first method through the bio-sensor, and if the battery is being charged, the processor is configured to acquire the biometric information by using a second method through the bio-sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Jongho Park, Info Yun, Doo-Suk Kang, Jeong-Min Park