Patents by Inventor Eui-Seok Shin

Eui-Seok Shin 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: 20210196159
    Abstract: An apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a memory, a second type spectrum measurer, and a processor. The memory stores an individualized blood sugar estimation model. The second type spectrum measurer measures second type spectrum data for a skin of a user. The processor calculates blood sugar of the user based on the measured second type spectrum data and the individualized blood sugar model. The blood sugar model is generated based on blood sugar profile data of the user calculated based on a first type spectrum-blood sugar profile relationship model and training second type spectrum data for the skin of the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicants: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Korea University Research and Business Foundation
    Inventors: Woo Chang LEE, Young Hoon KIM, Jin Young PARK, Eui Seok SHIN, Woo Sik CHOI, Seoung Bum KIM
  • Publication number: 20210181019
    Abstract: A Raman sensor includes a light source assembly having a plurality of light sources configured to emit light to a plurality of skin points of skin, each of the plurality of skin points having a predetermined separation distance from a light collection region of the skin from which Raman scattered light is collected; a light collector configured to collect the Raman scattered light from the light collection region of the skin; and a detector configured to detect the collected Raman scattered light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ho Jun CHANG, Sung Hyun NAM, Alexey ANIKANOV, Yun S PARK, Eui Seok SHIN, Woochang LEE
  • Publication number: 20210169338
    Abstract: An apparatus for estimating an aging level may include: a light emitter configured to emit blue light to an object; a light receiver configured to measure fluorescence emanating from the object; and a processor configured to estimate the aging level of the object based on the measured fluorescence and an aging level estimation model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eui Seok SHIN, Sung Mo AHN, Jin Young PARK, Jun Ho LEE, Hyeong Seok JANG
  • Publication number: 20210137445
    Abstract: An apparatus for estimating a skin barrier function or transepidermal water loss of an object may include a spectrum acquisition assembly configured to obtain a Raman spectrum of the object, and a processor configured to extract one or more Type-1 Raman band spectra related to lipids from the obtained Rama spectrum; extract one or more Type-2 Raman band spectra related to lipids and proteins from the obtained Raman spectrum; extract respective features of each of the extracted one or more Type-1 Raman band spectra and the extracted one or more Type-2 Raman band spectra; and estimate the skin barrier function or the transepidermal rater loss of the object based on the extracted features.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yun S PARK, Woochang LEE, Ho Jun CHANG, Eui Seok SHIN
  • Patent number: 10952650
    Abstract: An apparatus and a method for determining blood sugar based on heterogeneous spectrums are provided. The blood sugar model generation apparatus includes a data obtainer configured to obtain blood sugar profile data of a user based on a first type spectrum-blood sugar profile relationship model, a second type spectrum measurer configured to measure training second type spectrum data for the skin of the user, and a processor configured to generate an individualized blood sugar model based on the obtained blood sugar profile data and the measured training second type spectrum data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., Korea University Research and Business Foundation
    Inventors: Woo Chang Lee, Young Hoon Kim, Jin Young Park, Eui Seok Shin, Woo Sik Choi, Seoung Bum Kim
  • Publication number: 20200330048
    Abstract: A disease prediction model construction apparatus is provided. The disease prediction model construction apparatus may include a spectral data acquisition unit that emits near-infrared rays toward a skin of a subject to acquire near-infrared spectral data and a prediction model construction unit that constructs a disease prediction model based on a time-blood glucose graph generated from the acquired near-infrared spectral data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eui Seok SHIN, Jin Young PARK, Seung Jun LEE
  • Patent number: 10729383
    Abstract: A disease prediction model construction apparatus is provided. The disease prediction model construction apparatus may include a spectral data acquisition unit that emits near-infrared rays toward a skin of a subject to acquire near-infrared spectral data and a prediction model construction unit that constructs a disease prediction model based on a time-blood glucose graph generated from the acquired near-infrared spectral data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eui Seok Shin, Jin Young Park, Seung Jun Lee
  • Publication number: 20200121259
    Abstract: An apparatus for estimating bio-information based on pulse wave signals of multiple wavelengths is disclosed. The bio-information estimating apparatus may include: a sensor part comprising a pulse wave sensor configured to measure a multi-wavelength pulse wave signal at a first point in time when a first pressure is applied from an object to the sensor part and at a second point in time when a second pressure is applied from the object to the sensor part; and a processor configured to estimate bio-information based on a difference between the multi-wavelength pulse wave signal measured at the first pressure and the multi-wavelength pulse wave signal measured at the second pressure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eui Seok SHIN, Chang Mok Choi, Byung Hoon Ko, Jong Wook Lee
  • Patent number: 10624541
    Abstract: An optical measuring device including a light source, a light beam path adjuster, a light detector and a controller is provided. The light source may emit light toward an object in a predetermined progress direction. The light beam path adjuster may be disposed between the light source and the object and may change a progress path of the light emitted from the light source. The light detector may receive the light that is reflected from the object after passing through the light beam path adjuster. The controller may compare a first effective beam path length of the reflected light that the light detector receives with a predetermined target beam path length and control a refractive angle of the light beam path adjuster based on a beam path length difference between the first effective beam path length and the predetermined target beam path length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Jun Lee, Dong Ho Kim, Jung Mok Bae, Eui Seok Shin, Woo Chang Lee
  • Publication number: 20200060613
    Abstract: An apparatus for measuring a body fluid includes: an optical sensor configured to emit light onto an object, receive the light returning from the object, and measure a first intensity of a first wavelength and a second intensity of a second wavelength from the received light; and a processor configured to estimate a body fluid volume of the object based on the first intensity and the second intensity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: So Young LEE, Sang Kyu KIM, Hyun Seok MOON, Eui Seok SHIN
  • Publication number: 20200054272
    Abstract: An apparatus for estimating a skin condition includes a data acquirer configured to acquire an optical absorption spectrum of a skin; and a processor configured to determine content of a component in the skin from the optical absorption spectrum and determine a skin condition based on the determined content of the component in the skin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eui Seok SHIN, June Young LEE, Seung Jun LEE
  • Patent number: 10485472
    Abstract: An apparatus for estimating a skin condition includes a data acquirer configured to acquire an optical absorption spectrum of a skin; and a processor configured to determine content of a component in the skin from the optical absorption spectrum and determine a skin condition based on the determined content of the component in the skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eui Seok Shin, June Young Lee, Seung Jun Lee
  • Publication number: 20190231192
    Abstract: An optical measuring device including a light source, a light beam path adjuster, a light detector and a controller is provided. The light source may emit light toward an object in a predetermined progress direction. The light beam path adjuster may be disposed between the light source and the object and may change a progress path of the light emitted from the light source. The light detector may receive the light that is reflected from the object after passing through the light beam path adjuster. The controller may compare a first effective beam path length of the reflected light that the light detector receives with a predetermined target beam path length and control a refractive angle of the light beam path adjuster based on a beam path length difference between the first effective beam path length and the predetermined target beam path length.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Jun LEE, Dong Ho KIM, Jung Mok BAE, Eui Seok SHIN, Woo Chang LEE
  • Publication number: 20190167190
    Abstract: A healthcare apparatus according to an embodiment includes: a plurality of light sources configured to emit light of different wavelengths onto an object; a light detector configured to measure an optical signal of each of the wavelengths by receiving light reflected or scattered from the object; and a processor configured to obtain a blood glucose level and a blood flow index by using the optical signal of each of the wavelengths, and to estimate at least one from among dietary information and dietary metabolism state information by monitoring a blood glucose level change and a blood flow index change after ingestion of a food.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: KA RAM CHOI, HYO SUN HWANG, JIN YOUNG PARK, JAE WOOK SHIM, SO YOUNG LEE, SANG KON BAE, EUI SEOK SHIN
  • Patent number: 10307063
    Abstract: An optical measuring device including a light source, a light beam path adjuster, a light detector and a controller is provided. The light source may emit light toward an object in a predetermined progress direction. The light beam path adjuster may be disposed between the light source and the object and may change a progress path of the light emitted from the light source. The light detector may receive the light that is reflected from the object after passing through the light beam path adjuster. The controller may compare a first effective beam path length of the reflected light that the light detector receives with a predetermined target beam path length and control a refractive angle of the light beam path adjuster based on a beam path length difference between the first effective beam path length and the predetermined target beam path length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Jun Lee, Dong Ho Kim, Jung Mok Bae, Eui Seok Shin, Woo Chang Lee
  • Publication number: 20190154656
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus for estimating bio-information in a non-invasive manner. According to an exemplary embodiment, the bio-information estimation apparatus includes: a spectrum measurer configured to measure a spectrum of light reflected from an object; a temperature measurer configured to measure the temperature of the object while the spectrum measurer measures the spectrum of light reflected from the object; and a processor configured to calculate a spectrum correction factor, including one or more of a correction factor of a gain, a constant, and a slope, based on the measured temperature of the object, and to adjust the measured spectrum by using the calculated correction factor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang Kon BAE, Eui Seok SHIN, So Young LEE, Yun S. PARK
  • Publication number: 20190083010
    Abstract: A bio-signal detecting apparatus, and an apparatus and method for processing bio-information are provided. The bio-signal detecting apparatus includes: a plurality of detection modules, each detection module of the plurality of detection modules including a detector disposed at a center thereof and a plurality of light sources disposed at a circumference centered at the detector, wherein the plurality of detection modules include a first detection module and a second detection module that is disposed adjacent to the first direction module, a circumference of the first detection module intersects with a circumference of the second detection module, and one or more light sources of the plurality of light sources are disposed at intersection points where the circumference of the first detection module intersects with the circumference of the second detection module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Jun LEE, Eui Seok SHIN, June Young LEE
  • Publication number: 20190076025
    Abstract: A disease prediction apparatus may include: a spectrometer configured to obtain an optical spectrum of a subject; and a processor configured to predict autofluorescence of the subject based on the optical spectrum by applying the optical spectrum to an autofluorescence prediction model, and predict a risk of developing a cardiovascular disease based on the predicted autofluorescence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eui Seok SHIN, Yun S PARK
  • Publication number: 20190053710
    Abstract: A spectrum quality assessment apparatus includes a spectrum obtainer configured to obtain a skin spectrum; and a processor configured to assess a quality of the obtained skin spectrum based on at least one of a light intensity of the obtained skin spectrum, an absorbance with respect to a wavelength of the obtained skin spectrum, a spectrum reconstructed based on a skin composition spectrum, and a similarity between a reference skin spectrum and the obtained skin spectrum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: June Young Lee, Eui Seok Shin, Seung Jun Lee
  • Publication number: 20180125369
    Abstract: A spectrometer includes a chamber, a vacuum generator configured to suck in internal air of the chamber to pull skin of a subject into the chamber, a light source configured to emit light to the skin of the subject pulled into the chamber, a photodetector configured to receive light passing through the skin of the subject and acquire a spectrum of the light; and a skin contact adjuster configured to determine a contact state between the chamber and the skin by analyzing the spectrum of the light and thereby generate a determination result, and adjust the contact state between the chamber and the skin by applying a physical force to a periphery of the skin pulled into the chamber according to the determination result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2017
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: SEUNG JUN LEE, JUNE YOUNG LEE, JUNG MOK BAE, EUI SEOK SHIN