Patents by Inventor Gil-won Yoon

Gil-won Yoon 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: 20190204821
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a remote parking control apparatus, a system including the same, and a method thereof. The remote parking control apparatus includes a communication device configured to perform wireless communication with a parking assistant system in a vehicle, a controller configured to constitute one or more available remote control mode selection screen, and if one of the one or more available remote control mode is selected, constitute a control mode screen, and a display configured to display the one or more available remote control mode selection screen and the control mode screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Dae Joong YOON, Jin Ho PARK, Yun Sik KIM, Gil Won SEO, Ki Ho LEE, Sang Kyung SEO
  • Publication number: 20190185000
    Abstract: A vehicle may include a dual clutch transmission that adjusts a travel speed of the vehicle based on clutch torque, a brake that makes the vehicle slow down to reduce the travel speed of the vehicle, and a controller that sets a target speed of the vehicle and controls the dual clutch transmission and the brake to allow the travel speed of the vehicle to follow the set target speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Gil Won SEO, Wan Seok Yang, Dong Hae Kim, Jong Ho Park, Chan Hee Jung, Dae Joong Yoon, Ki Ho Lee
  • Patent number: 9859796
    Abstract: A method of operating a buck-boost converter including an inductor and a capacitor includes; operating the buck-boost converter in boost mode until a level of an input voltage applied at an input node of the buck-boost converter reaches a desired level of an output voltage apparent at an output node of the buck-boost converter, and after the level of an input voltage reaches the desired level of the output voltage, operating the buck-boost converter in buck mode, wherein operating the buck-boost converter in buck mode and operating the buck-boost converter in boost mode overlap at least in part temporally proximate a point at which the level of the input voltage exceeds the level of the output voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gil-Won Yoon, Dong-Jin Keum, Yus Ko, Gwang-Yol Noh, Sung-Woo Moon, Min-Ho Choi
  • Patent number: 9595866
    Abstract: A switching regulator includes a power converting unit and a switch driving unit. The power converting unit is configured to generate a direct current (DC) output voltage based on a switch driving signal and a DC input voltage. The switch driving unit is configured to generate a ripple voltage having information of an inductor current flowing through the power converting unit, add the ripple voltage to a reference voltage to generate a first voltage having a ripple, generate a feedback voltage based on the DC output voltage, compare the first voltage with the feedback voltage in a hysteresis mode to generate a comparison output, and generate the switch driving signal based on the comparison output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min-Ho Choi, Dong-Jin Keum, Gil-Won Yoon, Yus Ko
  • Publication number: 20150357916
    Abstract: A method of operating a buck-boost converter including an inductor and a capacitor includes; operating the buck-boost converter in boost mode until a level of an input voltage applied at an input node of the buck-boost converter reaches a desired level of an output voltage apparent at an output node of the buck-boost converter, and after the level of an input voltage reaches the desired level of the output voltage, operating the buck-boost converter in buck mode, wherein operating the buck-boost converter in buck mode and operating the buck-boost converter in boost mode overlap at least in part temporally proximate a point at which the level of the input voltage exceeds the level of the output voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2015
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Inventors: GIL-WON YOON, DONG-JIN KEUM, YUS KO, GWANG-YOL NOH, SUNG-WOO MOON, MIN-HO CHOI
  • Patent number: 9128504
    Abstract: A signal generation circuit includes: a clock signal generator configured to generate a clock signal and to change a frequency of the clock signal in response to a select signal; a transmission control circuit configured to control transmission of the clock signal based on the select signal; and a counter configured to perform an operation among a count operation and a count stop operation based on an output signal of the transmission control circuit and to output the select signal based on a result of performing the operation. When the counter performs the count operation in response to the clock signal output from the transmission control circuit, the counter outputs a most significant bit (MSB) among its count bits as the select signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gil Won Yoon, Yus Ko
  • Publication number: 20150180338
    Abstract: A switching regulator includes a power converting unit and a switch driving unit. The power converting unit is configured to generate a direct current (DC) output voltage based on a switch driving signal and a DC input voltage. The switch driving unit is configured to generate a ripple voltage having information of an inductor current flowing through the power converting unit, add the ripple voltage to a reference voltage to generate a first voltage having a ripple, generate a feedback voltage based on the DC output voltage, compare the first voltage with the feedback voltage in a hysteresis mode to generate a comparison output, and generate the switch driving signal based on the comparison output.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Publication date: June 25, 2015
    Inventors: Min-Ho Choi, Dong-Jin Keum, Gil-Won Yoon, Yus Ko
  • Patent number: 8872488
    Abstract: A voltage regulator and a memory device including same are provided. The voltage provider includes a resistive circuit configured to output at least one divided voltage; at least one driver circuit configured to be connected to the resistive circuit and to set the at least one divided voltage; and a compensation circuit configured to be connected to the at least one driver circuit, to receive a predetermined voltage, and to apply a power supply voltage to the at least one driver circuit. The at least one driver circuit may set the at least one divided voltage based on the power supply voltage received from the compensation circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gil Won Yoon, Dong Il Jung
  • Publication number: 20130234682
    Abstract: A signal generation circuit includes: a clock signal generator configured to generate a clock signal and to change a frequency of the clock signal in response to a select signal; a transmission control circuit configured to control transmission of the clock signal based on the select signal; and a counter configured to perform an operation among a count operation and a count stop operation based on an output signal of the transmission control circuit and to output the select signal based on a result of performing the operation. When the counter performs the count operation in response to the clock signal output from the transmission control circuit, the counter outputs a most significant bit (MSB) among its count bits as the select signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2013
    Publication date: September 12, 2013
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: GIL WON YOON, YUS KO
  • Patent number: 8507281
    Abstract: A method of removing abnormal data in a blood component analysis system using spectroscopy to estimate a concentration of a blood component by analyzing a photo-plethysmographic (PPG) signal obtained by radiating light of first and second wavelengths reacting to the blood component on a subject and detecting light corresponding to the first and second wavelengths output from the subject, includes collecting the PPG signal corresponding to the first and second wavelengths for a predetermined unit period of time, calculating “n” parameters, with respect to “n” pulse data included in the collected PPG signal, where n is a positive integer, calculating an average of the “n” parameters, and comparing a ratio of a number of parameters whose deviation from the average is greater than a predetermined standard deviation to the “n” parameters with a predetermined removal reference value to determine whether the “n” pulse data is valid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong-youn Lee, Gil-won Yoon
  • Publication number: 20130015832
    Abstract: A voltage regulator and a memory device including same are provided. The voltage provider includes a resistive circuit configured to output at least one divided voltage; at least one driver circuit configured to be connected to the resistive circuit and to set the at least one divided voltage; and a compensation circuit configured to be connected to the at least one driver circuit, to receive a predetermined voltage, and to apply a power supply voltage to the at least one driver circuit. The at least one driver circuit may set the at least one divided voltage based on the power supply voltage received from the compensation circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2012
    Publication date: January 17, 2013
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Gil Won YOON, Dong Il JUNG
  • Patent number: 7764815
    Abstract: A health monitoring method using a tongue image including constructing a database in which a tongue image obtained from a person, a template image set for the person, and a result of determining a health condition of the person with respect to at least one characteristic factor are linked together; isolating a region of interest within the tongue image, which is acquired from a person whose health condition is to be determined, using template matching; detecting at least one characteristic factor from the isolated region of interest; and determining a health condition of the person based on a change in an appearance of the tongue, which is detected by a comparison between the detected characteristic factor and a characteristic factor searched from the database with respect to the region of interest in different health conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2003
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2010
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae-woo Kim, Gil-won Yoon, Jeong-whan Lee, Sang-hoon Shin
  • Patent number: 7613486
    Abstract: A method of evaluating human stress using photoplethysmography (PPG) includes defining at least one PPG parameter, radiating light having at least one wavelength, which reacts to a blood component to be measured, at a measuring target and measuring a PPG signal from the measuring target during a predetermined period of time, and evaluating a level of human stress using a plurality of stress indexes obtained from the PPG parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2009
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyung-sok Yeo, Jeong-whan Lee, Gil-won Yoon, Hyun-tai Hwang
  • Patent number: 7572229
    Abstract: A probe for use in photoplethysmographic (PPG) measurement includes a light source unit including a light source that contacts a predetermined site of an object and emits light onto the predetermined site, a photodetector unit positioned facing the light source unit to receive the light emitted from the light source unit and transmitted through the object, a body having a space for receiving the object and in which the light source unit and the photodetector unit are positioned in a same optical axis, and a pressure application unit coupled to the body for applying a pressure to the object via the light source unit. A biological signal measuring system includes the above probe, a controller for controlling operations of the probe and for recording and analyzing signals output from the probe, a detected light intensity display unit for displaying an intensity of detected light, and a biological signal display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2009
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyung-sok Yeo, Hong-sig Kim, Gil-won Yoon
  • Patent number: 7248911
    Abstract: In an apparatus and method of noninvasively measuring a concentration of a blood component, the method includes (a) varying a thickness of a body part of a subject, measuring absorption spectrums at different thicknesses of the body part, obtaining a first differential absorption spectrum between the absorption spectrums measured at different thicknesses, actually measuring concentrations of the blood component, and establishing a statistical model using the first differential absorption spectrum and the actually measured concentrations; and (b) estimating the concentration of the blood component using a second differential absorption spectrum obtained with respect to the body part based on the statistical model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2007
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kye-jin Jeon, Gil-won Yoon, In-duk Hwang, Sang-joon Han
  • Patent number: 7209775
    Abstract: An apparatus for measuring a bio signal including a bio signal measurement unit, which is insertable into an ear to be in close contact with an internal surface of the ear, the bio signal measurement unit having a photo plethysmography (PPG) measurement module for radiating light of different wavelengths onto the internal surface of the ear, detecting light transmitted through the ear, and outputting a PPG signal including bio information, a control unit having a PPG signal processor for generating the bio information using the PPG signal measured by the PPG measurement module, and an output unit for displaying the bio information generated from the control unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2007
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang-kon Bae, Gil-won Yoon, Jong-youn Lee
  • Patent number: 7169110
    Abstract: An apparatus for diagnosing sleep apnea, which detects a temporary cessation of breathing during sleep by applying light to a part of a subject's body and processing light output therefrom, includes a light source unit for sequentially generating light of at least two different wavelengths according to a control signal, a photodetecting unit for detecting the light, which are generated by the light source unit and applied to the body part, and for converting the detected light signals into electric signals, a diagnosis unit for substantially removing a time delay between the electric signals output from the photodetecting unit, for calculating a ratio between the electric signals, and for comparing the ratio with a predetermined reference value to diagnose sleep apnea, and a controller for outputting the control signal to the light source unit to generate the light signals, and for providing the predetermined reference value to the diagnosis unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2007
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong-youn Lee, Gil-won Yoon
  • Patent number: 7107087
    Abstract: A method of measuring a concentration of a component in a subject includes setting an intensity relationship equation between a positive-order beam and a negative-order beam with respect to a reference matter at a particular wavelength, applying a light having a first wavelength band absorbed by the component and detecting an intensity of a positive-order beam output from the subject and an intensity of a negative-order beam output from the reference matter, the positive-order beam and the negative-order beam having a second wavelength band, calculating an intensity of a positive-order beam input to the subject by applying the intensity of the negative-order beam output from the reference matter to the intensity relationship equation, and calculating absorbance using the intensity of the positive-order beam output from the subject and the intensity of the positive-order beam input to the subject and measuring a concentration of the component using the absorbance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2006
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: In-duk Hwang, Gil-won Yoon, Sang-joon Han, Kye-jin Jeon
  • Patent number: 6995931
    Abstract: A temperature controlled optoelectronic device includes an optoelectronic transducer having an active area, an electronic cooling device, on which the optoelectronic transducer is mounted, and a temperature sensor installed in the electronic cooling device. The temperature sensor and the electronic cooling device control a temperature of the optoelectronic transducer. A surface of an electronic cooling device directly contacts a base of the optoelectronic transducer for efficient thermal coupling. When the temperature sensor for monitoring the temperature of the optoelectronic transducer is directly attached to a substrate of the electronic cooling device, e.g., to an inside surface of a plate on which the optoelectronic transducer is mounted, the temperature of the optoelectronic transducer can be accurately sensed and adjusted to a precise target temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2006
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: In-duk Hwang, Gil-won Yoon, Kye-jin Jeon
  • Patent number: 6990426
    Abstract: A diagnosis method and apparatus for measuring blood hemoglobin concentration, oxygen saturation, pulse rate, respiration rate, or degree of aging of blood vessels using light includes an input/output unit for receiving a command for measurement from a user and for providing information on the result of a measurement to the user; a control unit for receiving the command for measurement from the input/output unit and for generating a control signal; a light generating unit for generating at least two light beams for measurement according to the control signal; a light receiving unit for receiving the light beams transmitted through an object that is subject to measurement and for converting the received light beams into electrical signals; and a data processing unit for processing the electrical signals received from the light receiving unit and for outputting information on the result of a predetermined measurement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2006
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gil-won Yoon, Hong-sig Kim, Kye-jin Jeon, Jong-youn Lee, Kun-kook Park, Su-jin Kim, Hoon-jong Jwa