Patents by Inventor Du-Seok Kim

Du-Seok Kim 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: 10775872
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a power management circuit which supplies power from a battery to electronic components, a battery management circuit which controls connection between the battery and the power management circuit, a physical key formed on a part of the electronic device, a key control circuit which controls connection between the physical key and the battery management circuit, and a processor connected to the power management circuit. The processor is configured to transmit a signal for powering off the electronic device to the power management circuit, and when the electronic device is powered off, to control the key control circuit to connect the physical key with the battery management circuit. The power management circuit is configured to, when receiving the signal for powering off the electronic device, control the battery management circuit to disconnect the battery from the one or more electronic components included in the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun Seok Kim, Yong Seung Yi, Du Hyun Kim, Yong Jae Lee, Ho Yeong Lim, Byeong Bae Hyeon, Dong Il Son
  • Patent number: 10739040
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an air conditioner in which flow noise of a refrigerant is reduced. An air conditioner includes a compressor configured to compress a refrigerant, an outdoor heat exchanger in which the refrigerant exchanges heat with outside air, an expansion device configured to expand the refrigerant, an indoor heat exchanger in which the refrigerant exchanges heat with indoor air, and a muffler configured to reduce flow noise of the refrigerant flowing into the indoor heat exchanger, wherein the muffler includes a shell including a refrigerant inlet and a refrigerant outlet, a first baffle disposed at one side of an inner part of the shell and including a plurality of first holes, a plurality of pipes inserted into the plurality of first holes and serving as passages through which the refrigerant moves, and a second baffle disposed at the other side of the inner part of the shell and including a plurality of second holes through which the refrigerant passing through the pipe passes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae-Woo Choi, Du Han Jung, Jun Seok Kwon, Ki Seok Kim, Hyeong Joon Seo
  • Publication number: 20200220371
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device which can control battery charging on the basis of the state of a battery. The electronic device of the present disclosure can check the voltage of a battery and the output voltage of a charging circuit, while the battery is being charged in a constant current state, and determine the state of the battery on the basis of at least the voltage of the battery and the output voltage of the charging circuit. Other various embodiments identified in the description are possible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Ho Yeong LIM, Yong Seung YI, Du Hyun KIM, Hyun Seok KIM, Dong Il SON
  • Publication number: 20200210052
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a method for remotely controlling peripheral devices in a mobile communication terminal includes acquiring a profile for a controlled peripheral device, configuring a control application for the controlled peripheral device based on the acquired profile, and controlling the controlled peripheral device using the configured control application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Du-Seok Kim, Hyun-Cheol Park, Giu-Yeol Kim, Jun-Mo Yang, Dong-Yun Shin, Hyo-Yong Jeong
  • Publication number: 20200150183
    Abstract: An apparatus estimating a state of charge (SOC)-open circuit voltage (OCV) profile, including: a storage unit storing: a beginning of life (BOL) positive electrode (PE) half-cell SOC-OCV profile and available range (AR), a BOL negative electrode (NE) half-cell SOC-OCV profile and AR, and a BOL full-cell SOC-OCV profile and total capacity (TC), and a control unit estimating a full-cell SOC-OCV profile at middle of life (MOL), including: an AR determination module for: calculating an MOL full-cell TC while a secondary battery is fully charged/discharged at MOL, and determining the MOL PE and NE ARs so a ratio of the MOL to the BOL full-cell TCs equals a ratio of the MOL to the BOL PE ARs and a ratio of the MOL to the BOL NE ARs, and a profile management module for: estimating, as an MOL full-cell SOC-OCV profile, a differential profile, and updating the BOL full-cell SOC-OCV profile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Du-Seong YOON, Jin-Hyung LIM, Yo-Han KO, Yong-Jun KIM, Hyeong-Seok KIM, Gi-Min NAM, Se-Wook SEO, Won-Tae JOE, Su-Hyun CHAE
  • Patent number: 10620782
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a method for remotely controlling peripheral devices in a mobile communication terminal includes acquiring a profile for a controlled peripheral device, configuring a control application for the controlled peripheral device based on the acquired profile, and controlling the controlled peripheral device using the configured control application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Du-Seok Kim, Hyun-Cheol Park, Giu-Yeol Kim, Jun-Mo Yang, Dong-Yun Shin, Hyo-Yong Jeong
  • Patent number: 10533857
    Abstract: A user terminal and a control method thereof are provided. The control method of a user terminal includes registering a first point, acquiring movement information of the user terminal using a motion sensor when the user terminal moves from the first point to a second point, and providing a user interface (UI) for guiding to the first point on the basis of the movement information if a user command for a return is input. As a result, the user terminal makes it possible to provide the route guidance service to a destination by tracking the moving route of the user terminal when the global positioning system (GPS) signal may not be received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ji-hoon Jang, Du-seok Kim, Hyun-cheol Park
  • Patent number: 10530167
    Abstract: A portable communication device, according to various embodiments of the present disclosure, may include: a battery pack; a power dissipation element disposed outside the battery pack; a detecting circuit configured to detect the state of the battery pack; and at least one of first switches that are connected to the battery pack and the detecting circuit, wherein the detecting circuit is configured to control at least one of the first switches to: electrically disconnect the power dissipation element from the battery pack when the state of the battery pack does not satisfy a specified condition; and electrically connect the power dissipation element to the battery pack when the state of the battery pack satisfies the specified condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yong-Seung Yi, Du-Hyun Kim, Hyun-Seok Kim, Ho-Yeong Lim, Byeng-Sang Jung
  • Patent number: 10520329
    Abstract: A method for operating of an electronic device includes detecting when a vehicle enters a parking lot and obtaining image information when the vehicle is detected. The method also includes generating image information of an object including information indicating a parking section based on the obtained image information and identifying information related to a parking location of the vehicle based on the image information of the object. The information related to the parking location of the vehicle is outputted. The electronic device provides a parking location of the vehicle without a device pre-installed in a parking lot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Du Seok Kim, Hyun-Cheol Park, Ji Hoon Jang
  • Publication number: 20190272018
    Abstract: A device and method of managing power are provided. The device includes a user input unit configured to receive a user input from a user, an output unit configured to output information based on the user input, and a controller configured to, when the user input is not received, determine whether or not an out-focus status in which the user does not use the device has started, determine, when it is determined that the out-focus status has started, a period in which the out-focus status is to be maintained based on information about a probability of the out-focus status according to a context of the device, and stop, when the period in which the out-focus status is to be maintained is equal to or greater than a reference time period, an application executed in the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Tae-kwang UM, Du-seok KIM, Hyun-cheol PARK, Ho-sik CHO, Cheol-ju HWANG
  • Patent number: 10296072
    Abstract: A device and method of managing power are provided. The device includes a user input unit configured to receive a user input from a user, an output unit configured to output information based on the user input, and a controller configured to, when the user input is not received, determine whether or not an out-focus status in which the user does not use the device has started, determine, when it is determined that the out-focus status has started, a period in which the out-focus status is to be maintained based on information about a probability of the out-focus status according to a context of the device, and stop, when the period in which the out-focus status is to be maintained is equal to or greater than a reference time period, an application executed in the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae-kwang Um, Du-seok Kim, Hyun-cheol Park, Ho-sik Cho, Cheol-ju Hwang
  • Publication number: 20190138545
    Abstract: A system for providing a life log service and a method of providing the life log service. The computing device for providing the life log service includes: a display which displays a map in a first display area and which displays like content in a second display area; and a processor including a content generator which generates the life content of a user based on a current position of the computing device, and a controller, which, in response to the generated live content, updates the second display area in real time to display the generated life content and updates the map in the first display area to display a path synchronized with the generated life content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji-won YANG, Du-seok Kim, Hyun-cheol Park, Seung-chur Oh, Ho-sik Cho
  • Patent number: 10185719
    Abstract: A system for providing a life log service and a method of providing the life log service. The computing device for providing the life log service includes: a display which displays a map in a first display area and which displays like content in a second display area; and a processor including a content generator which generates the life content of a user based on a current position of the computing device, and a controller, which, in response to the generated live content, updates the second display area in real time to display the generated life content and updates the map in the first display area to display a path synchronized with the generated life content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji-won Yang, Du-seok Kim, Hyun-cheol Park, Seung-chur Oh, Ho-sik Cho
  • Patent number: 10045155
    Abstract: A user terminal apparatus is provided. The user terminal apparatus includes a sensor configured to sense a movement of the user terminal apparatus, a storage configured to store a plurality of movement patterns and place information for each time period matching with each movement pattern, and a processor configured to, in response to the movement sensed by the sensor corresponding to one of the plurality of movement patterns, determine a place where the user terminal apparatus is located using a movement pattern corresponding to the sensed movement and place information matching with a present time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Du-seok Kim, Hyun-cheol Park, Jeong-jin Song, Seung-chur Oh
  • Patent number: 9973615
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus according to an exemplary embodiment includes a sensor, a communicator configured to receive a wireless signal, a microphone configured to convert a sound to an electrical signal, and a processor configured to determine a movement of the electronic apparatus based on the signal, determine a location of the electronic apparatus based on a source of the wireless signal, and control a recording operation through the microphone based on the determined location of the electronic apparatus and the status of the electronic apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji-hoon Jang, Du-seok Kim, Hyun-cheol Park
  • Publication number: 20180109923
    Abstract: A user terminal apparatus is provided. The user terminal apparatus includes a sensor configured to sense a movement of the user terminal apparatus, a storage configured to store a plurality of movement patterns and place information for each time period matching with each movement pattern, and a processor configured to, in response to the movement sensed by the sensor corresponding to one of the plurality of movement patterns, determine a place where the user terminal apparatus is located using a movement pattern corresponding to the sensed movement and place information matching with a present time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Inventors: Du-seok KIM, Hyun-cheol PARK, Jeong-jin SONG, Seung-chur OH
  • Publication number: 20180058967
    Abstract: Various exemplary embodiments of the present invention relate to an apparatus and method for providing location information of an external device by an electronic device. In this case, the electronic device includes an air pressure sensor, a display, and a processor. The processor may be configured for identifying air pressure of an external device, detecting air pressure of a region in which the electronic device is located by using the air pressure sensor. The processor may also be configured for detecting a direction in which the external device is located based on a difference between the air pressure of the external device and the air pressure of the region in which the electronic device is located. The processor may also be configured for controlling the display to display the direction in which the external device is located. Other exemplary embodiments may also be possible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Ji Hoon Jang, Du Seok Kim, Younghyun Kim, Suneung Park, Dongju Lee
  • Publication number: 20180045535
    Abstract: A method for operating of an electronic device includes detecting when a vehicle enters a parking lot and obtaining image information when the vehicle is detected. The method also includes generating image information of an object including information indicating a parking section based on the obtained image information and identifying information related to a parking location of the vehicle based on the image information of the object. The information related to the parking location of the vehicle is outputted. The electronic device provides a parking location of the vehicle without a device pre-installed in a parking lot.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Inventors: Du Seok Kim, Hyun-Cheol Park, Ji Hoon Jang
  • Patent number: 9877159
    Abstract: A user terminal apparatus is provided. The user terminal apparatus includes a sensor configured to sense a movement of the user terminal apparatus, a storage configured to store a plurality of movement patterns and place information for each time period matching with each movement pattern, and a processor configured to, in response to the movement sensed by the sensor corresponding to one of the plurality of movement patterns, determine a place where the user terminal apparatus is located using a movement pattern corresponding to the sensed movement and place information matching with a present time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Du-seok Kim, Hyun-cheol Park, Jeong-jin Song, Seung-chur Oh
  • Publication number: 20170255362
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a method for remotely controlling peripheral devices in a mobile communication terminal includes acquiring a profile for a controlled peripheral device, configuring a control application for the controlled peripheral device based on the acquired profile, and controlling the controlled peripheral device using the configured control application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Inventors: Du-Seok Kim, Hyun-Cheol Park, Giu-Yeol Kim, Jun-Mo Yang, Dong-Yun Shin, Hyo-Yong Jeong