Patents by Inventor Han Vit KANG

Han Vit 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).

  • Patent number: 10976882
    Abstract: An electronic device according to various examples comprises: a housing, in an unfolded state, including a first surface facing a first direction and a second surface facing a second direction opposite to the first direction and including at least one flexible portion; a touch screen display arranged between the first surface and the second surface of the housing, exposed through the first surface of the housing, and when viewed from above the first surface, including at least one flexible portion at a position corresponding to the flexible portion of the housing; and a pressure sensor arranged between the touch screen display and the second surface of the housing, and when viewed from above the first surface, including at least one flexible portion at a position corresponding to the flexible portion of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyungwan Park, Han-Vit Kang, Ho-Kyung Kang, Byeong-Cheol Kim, Jung Won Kim, Jeongsik Jeong, Kwang-Tai Kim, Hyungsup Byeon, Hyun-Ju Hong
  • Patent number: 10949637
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device including a housing including a transparent cover including a first region and a second region adjacent to the first region, a touchscreen display interposed between the first region and a second surface of the housing and exposed through the first region, an opaque layer interposed between the second region of the transparent cover and the second surface and exposed through the second region, a fingerprint sensor interposed between the opaque layer and the second surface, and a pressure sensor interposed between the fingerprint sensor and the second surface and sensing a pressure of an external object against the opaque layer. The pressure sensor includes a first electrode substantially in parallel with the opaque layer, a second electrode spaced from the first electrode layer and extending substantially in parallel in the second direction, and a dielectric layer interposed between the first electrode and the second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ho Kyung Kang, Young Tae Jeong, Han Vit Kang, Byeong Cheol Kim, Jung Won Kim, Jeong Sik Jeong, Kwang Tai Kim, Hyung Sup Byeon, Hyun Ju Hong
  • Patent number: 10809835
    Abstract: An electronic device according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a housing that comprises a first surface which faces a first direction and a second surface which faces a second direction opposite to the first direction, and that comprises a first transparent plate which forms at least a portion of the first surface of the housing; a display that is disposed between the first transparent plate and the second face of the housing, and comprises a second transparent plate which faces the first direction, and a third transparent plate which faces the second direction; a first electrode, a second electrode, a third electrode, and a fourth electrode that are disposed between the second transparent plate and the third transparent plate; and a control circuit that is electrically connected to the first electrode, the second electrode, the third electrode, and the fourth electrode, wherein the control circuit may be configured to detect the position of touch input with respect to the first transpare
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyung-Sup Byeon, Jung-Won Kim, Han-Vit Kang, Ho-Kyung Kang, Kwang-Tai Kim, Byeong-Cheol Kim, Kyung-Wan Park, Yo-Han Lee, Jeong-Sik Jeong, Eun-Sung Cho, Hyun-Ju Hong
  • Publication number: 20200305287
    Abstract: A portable communication device is provided that includes a display including a display area and a connecting area extending from one side of the display area; a back panel disposed on a rear surface of the display, the back panel including an opening formed therein; a flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) connected with the connecting area; and a biometric sensor electrically coupled with the FPCB, with the connecting area being housed and bent within the portable communication device such that the biometric sensor is placed under the opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Hyung Dal KIM, Oh Hyuck KWON, Han Vit KANG, Jun Young KIM, Moon Kyeong KIM, Sang Seob KIM, Jung Sik PARK, Hee Seok JUNG, Sung CHO, Heung Sik SHIN, Ji Woong OH
  • Patent number: 10782817
    Abstract: According to one or more embodiments, an electronic device includes a housing including a first surface facing a first direction and a second surface facing a second direction opposite to the first direction, where a transparent cover forms at least one part of the first surface. The electronic device also includes a touch screen display disposed between the first surface and second surface of the housing and exposed through the transparent cover, a pressure sensor disposed between the touch screen display and the second surface of the housing, and having an active area for sensing pressure placed on the first surface by an external object and an inactive area disposed around the active area, a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) disposed between the pressure sensor and the second surface of the housing, and an electrically conductive connection member for electrically connecting the pressure sensor and the PCB.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Han-Vit Kang, Ho-Kyung Kang, Byeong-Cheol Kim, Jung Won Kim, Kyungwan Park, Jeongsik Jeong, Kwang-Tai Kim, Hyungsup Byeon, Hyun-Ju Hong
  • Patent number: 10681823
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a display including a display area and a connecting area extending from one side of the display area, a flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) connected with the connecting area, and a first module mounted on a first surface of the FPCB, where the connecting area is bent such that the first module is apart from the display to face the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Hyung Dal Kim, Oh Hyuck Kwon, Han Vit Kang, Jun Young Kim, Moon Kyeong Kim, Sang Seob Kim, Jung Sik Park, Hee Seok Jung, Sung Cho, Heung Sik Shin, Ji Woong Oh
  • Patent number: 10547716
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a sensor, a touch screen, and a processor that activates a first area corresponding to at least a part of the touch screen for determining whether a cover device mounted to the electronic device opens or closes, and determines whether the cover device opens or closes based on a touch input corresponding to a specific pattern included in the cover device, sensed through the activated first area of the touch screen, and based on information on whether the cover device is in proximity to the electronic device, sensed through the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Woong Jeon, Han-Vit Kang, Hyung-Dal Kim, Seo-Yeon Park
  • Patent number: 10531580
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a housing that includes a first surface facing a first direction, a second surface facing a second direction that is opposite the first direction, and a transparent member forming at least part of the first surface, a display that is interposed between the first surface and the second surface of the housing and is exposed through the transparent member, and a force sensor that is interposed between the display and the second surface of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Won Kim, Eui Jin Kim, Han Vit Kang, Ho Kyung Kang, Byeong Cheol Kim, Hyung Sup Byeon, Jeong Sik Jeong, Eun Sung Cho, Kwang Tai Kim, Hyun Ju Hong
  • Patent number: 10466830
    Abstract: An electronic device, a method of controlling an electronic device, and a non-transitory computer-readable recording medium are provided. The electronic device includes a housing including a first surface, a second surface, and lateral sides; a touch screen display; a pressure sensor; a wireless communication circuit; at least one processor electrically, and the wireless communication circuit; and a memory electrically, wherein the memory stores instructions to cause the at least one processor to display a first user interface (UI) including at least one first item on the touch screen display, display a second UI including at least one second item while controlling or not controlling the first UI, and remove the second UI while reconstructing the first UI to restore a state before the controlling of the first UI or not reconstructing the first UI.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Yo-Han Lee, Han-Vit Kang, Geon-Soo Kim, Bo-Kun Choi, Doo-Suk Kang, Kyu-Hong Kim, So-Young Kim, Seung-Min Choi, Yong-Joon Jeon
  • Publication number: 20190311172
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device including a housing including a transparent cover including a first region and a second region adjacent to the first region, a touchscreen display interposed between the first region and a second surface of the housing and exposed through the first region, an opaque layer interposed between the second region of the transparent cover and the second surface and exposed through the second region, a fingerprint sensor interposed between the opaque layer and the second surface, and a pressure sensor interposed between the fingerprint sensor and the second surface and sensing a pressure of an external object against the opaque layer. The pressure sensor includes a first electrode substantially in parallel with the opaque layer, a second electrode spaced from the first electrode layer and extending substantially in parallel in the second direction, and a dielectric layer interposed between the first electrode and the second electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Ho Kyung KANG, Young Tae JEONG, Han Vit KANG, Byeong Cheol KIM, Jung Won KIM, Jeong Sik JEONG, Kwang Tai KIM, Hyung Sup BYEON, Hyun Ju HONG
  • Publication number: 20190278412
    Abstract: An electronic device according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a housing that comprises a first surface which faces a first direction and a second surface which faces a second direction opposite to the first direction, and that comprises a first transparent plate which forms at least a portion of the first surface of the housing; a display that is disposed between the first transparent plate and the second face of the housing, and comprises a second transparent plate which faces the first direction, and a third transparent plate which faces the second direction; a first electrode, a second electrode, a third electrode, and a fourth electrode that are disposed between the second transparent plate and the third transparent plate; and a control circuit that is electrically connected to the first electrode, the second electrode, the third electrode, and the fourth electrode, wherein the control circuit may be configured to detect the position of touch input with respect to the first transpare
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Hyung-Sup BYEON, Jung-Won KIM, Han-Vit KANG, Ho-Kyung KANG, Kwang-Tai KIM, Byeong-Cheol KIM, Kyung-Wan PARK, Yo-Han LEE, Jeong-Sik JEONG, Eun-Sung CHO, Hyun-Ju HONG
  • Publication number: 20190274222
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a display including a display area and a connecting area extending from one side of the display area, a flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) connected with the connecting area, and a first module mounted on a first surface of the FPCB, where the connecting area is bent such that the first module is apart from the display to face the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Hyung Dal KIM, Oh Hyuck Kwon, Han Vit Kang, Jun Young Kim, Moon Kyeong Kim, Sang Seob Kim, Jung Sik Park, Hee Seok Jung, Sung Cho, Heung Sik Shin, Ji Woong Oh
  • Patent number: 10335062
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided which includes a housing including a first face that faces a first direction and a second face that faces a second direction, which is opposite to the first direction, the housing including a transparent cover that forms at least a portion of the first face, a display disposed between the first face and the second face of the housing and exposed through the transparent cover, a fingerprint sensor disposed between the transparent cover and the display, a touch sensor disposed between the fingerprint sensor and the display, and a pressure sensor disposed between the display and the second face of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Han-Vit Kang, Ho-Kyung Kang, Byeong-Cheol Kim, Jung-Won Kim, Jeong-Sik Jeong, Kwang-Tai Kim, Hyung-Sup Byeon, Hyun-Ju Hong
  • Publication number: 20190171315
    Abstract: An electronic device according to various examples comprises: a housing, in an unfolded state, including a first surface facing a first direction and a second surface facing a second direction opposite to the first direction and including at least one flexible portion; a touch screen display arranged between the first surface and the second surface of the housing, exposed through the first surface of the housing, and when viewed from above the first surface, including at least one flexible portion at a position corresponding to the flexible portion of the housing; and a pressure sensor arranged between the touch screen display and the second surface of the housing, and when viewed from above the first surface, including at least one flexible portion at a position corresponding to the flexible portion of the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Kyungwan PARK, Han-Vit KANG, Ho-Kyung KANG, Byeong-Cheol KIM, Jung Won KIM, Jeongsik JEONG, Kwang-Tai KIM, Hyungsup BYEON, Hyun-Ju HONG
  • Patent number: 10306773
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a display including a display area and a connecting area extending from one side of the display area, a flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) connected with the connecting area, and a first module mounted on a first surface of the FPCB, where the connecting area is bent such that the first module is apart from the display to face the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Hyung Dal Kim, Oh Hyuck Kwon, Han Vit Kang, Jun Young Kim, Moon Kyeong Kim, Sang Seob Kim, Jung Sik Park, Hee Seok Jung, Sung Cho, Heung Sik Shin, Ji Woong Oh
  • Patent number: 10268309
    Abstract: Disclosed are an electronic device and an operating method thereof. The electronic device includes a housing including a first area and a second area; a first device disposed in the first area; and a second device disposed in the second area, wherein the first device includes a first touch sensing circuit configured to use a first frequency in order to sense a touch, the second device includes a second touch sensing circuit configured to use a second frequency in order to sense a touch, and the first frequency at least temporarily differs from the second frequency while the electronic device operates. The method includes using a first frequency for sensing a touch corresponding to a first device; and using a second frequency for sensing a touch corresponding to a second device, wherein the first frequency at least temporarily differs from the second frequency while the electronic device operates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Han-Vit Kang, Jung-Sik Park
  • Patent number: 10261616
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a housing including at least one opened surface, a touchscreen display at least a portion of which is exposed through the opened surface of the housing, and a pressure sensor disposed between the touchscreen display and the housing. The pressure sensor includes a first electrode plate having a first size and a first shape, a second electrode plate having a size and a shape that are the same as or similar to the first size and the first shape and facing the first electrode plate, a dielectric layer disposed in a first area between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate, and a waterproof member disposed in a second area corresponding to a peripheral area of the first area and at least partially enclosing a space between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jeong Sik Jeong, Han Vit Kang, Ho Kyung Kang, Byeong Cheol Kim, Jung Won Kim, Kwang Tai Kim, Hyung Sup Byeon, Hyun Ju Hong
  • Publication number: 20180176347
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a sensor, a touch screen, and a processor that activates a first area corresponding to at least a part of the touch screen for determining whether a cover device mounted to the electronic device opens or closes, and determines whether the cover device opens or closes based on a touch input corresponding to a specific pattern included in the cover device, sensed through the activated first area of the touch screen, and based on information on whether the cover device is in proximity to the electronic device, sensed through the sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Inventors: Jae-Woong JEON, Han-Vit KANG, Hyung-Dal KIM, Seo-Yeon PARK
  • Publication number: 20180160545
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a display including a display area and a connecting area extending from one side of the display area, a flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) connected with the connecting area, and a first module mounted on a first surface of the FPCB, where the connecting area is bent such that the first module is apart from the display to face the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventors: Hyung Dal KIM, Oh Hyuck KWON, Han Vit KANG, Jun Young KIM, Moon Kyeong KIM, Sang Seob KIM, Jung Sik PARK, Hee Seok JUNG, Sung CHO, Heung Sik SHIN, Ji Woong OH
  • Publication number: 20180074636
    Abstract: An electronic device, a method of controlling an electronic device, and a non-transitory computer-readable recording medium are provided. The electronic device includes a housing including a first surface, a second surface, and lateral sides; a touch screen display; a pressure sensor; a wireless communication circuit; at least one processor electrically, and the wireless communication circuit; and a memory electrically, wherein the memory stores instructions to cause the at least one processor to display a first user interface (UI) including at least one first item on the touch screen display, display a second UI including at least one second item while controlling or not controlling the first UI, and remove the second UI while reconstructing the first UI to restore a state before the controlling of the first UI or not reconstructing the first UI.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Inventors: Yo-Han LEE, Han-Vit Kang, Geon-Soo Kim, Bo-Kun Choi, Doo-Suk Kang, Kyu-Hong Kim, So-Young Kim, Seung-Min Choi, Yong-Joon Jeon