Patents by Inventor Hee-Bum Ahn

Hee-Bum Ahn 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: 20190320059
    Abstract: A technique for controlling an electronic device thereof is provided. The technique includes, in response to an attachment device being selected by an external device from a list of attachment devices, receiving and storing mapping information in which data configured in a first communication format and data configured in a second communication format in relation to one function of the electronic device to which the attachment device is attached are mapped. In addition, in response to the data configured in the first communication format being received from an external device which is communicably connected with the attachment device, the data configured in the second communication format corresponding to the data configured in the first communication format based on the mapping information is acquired, and the data configured in the second communication format to the electronic device to control the one function of the electronic device to be performed is transmitted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Sun-hwa KIM, Sung-won KIM, Hee-bum AHN, Joonoo KIM, Jin RA, Jong-hyun RYU, Kyung-ho JEONG, Yong-ho KIM, Yong-gook PARK, Myung-sik KIM, Chan-hong MIN, Jin-hyuk JUNG, Woo-hyek CHOI
  • Patent number: 10425520
    Abstract: A technique for controlling an electronic device thereof is provided. The technique includes, in response to an attachment device being selected by an external device from a list of attachment devices, receiving and storing mapping information in which data configured in a first communication format and data configured in a second communication format in relation to one function of the electronic device to which the attachment device is attached are mapped. In addition, in response to the data configured in the first communication format being received from an external device which is communicably connected with the attachment device, the data configured in the second communication format corresponding to the data configured in the first communication format based on the mapping information is acquired, and the data configured in the second communication format to the electronic device to control the one function of the electronic device to be performed is transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sun-hwa Kim, Sung-won Kim, Hee-bum Ahn, Joonoo Kim, Jin Ra, Jong-hyun Ryu, Kyung-ho Jeong, Yong-ho Kim, Yong-gook Park, Myung-sik Kim, Chan-hong Min, Jin-hyuk Jung, Woo-hyek Choi
  • Patent number: 10373009
    Abstract: A character input method using a touch screen, in which one or more areas requiring user input is defined in the touch screen, pre-recognized information is defined for each of the defined areas, character information is received by a user in one or more user desired areas among the defined areas, the character information is recognized using a character recognizer, and the recognized character information is updated in the user desired areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Do-Hyeon Kim, Seong-Taek Hwang, Hee-Bum Ahn, Dong-Hoon Jang, Mu-Sik Kwon, Sang-Wook Oh, Jeong-Wan Park
  • Patent number: 10341482
    Abstract: A technique for controlling an electronic device thereof is provided. The technique includes, in response to an attachment device being selected by an external device from a list of attachment devices, receiving and storing mapping information in which data configured in a first communication format and data configured in a second communication format in relation to one function of the electronic device to which the attachment device is attached are mapped. In addition, in response to the data configured in the first communication format being received from an external device which is communicably connected with the attachment device, the data configured in the second communication format corresponding to the data configured in the first communication format based on the mapping information is acquired, and the data configured in the second communication format to the electronic device to control the one function of the electronic device to be performed is transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sun-hwa Kim, Sung-won Kim, Hee-bum Ahn, Joonoo Kim, Jin Ra, Jong-hyun Ryu, Kyung-ho Jeong, Yong-ho Kim, Yong-gook Park, Myung-sik Kim, Chan-hong Min, Jin-hyuk Jung, Woo-hyek Choi
  • Patent number: 10319345
    Abstract: A portable terminal and a method for protecting a displayed object on a screen of a portable terminal are provided. The method includes detecting an input on the screen; forming an area corresponding to a position of the detected input; and displaying a part of an object corresponding to the formed area differently from another part of the object in an area outside of the formed area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Ji-Hoon Kim, Won-Suk Chang, Do-Hyeon Kim, Sang-Ho Kim, Hee-Bum Ahn, Seong-Taek Hwang, Dong-Wook Kwon
  • Patent number: 10075235
    Abstract: An electronic device comprising: a visible light communication (VLC) transmitter; a radio transmitter; and at least one processor, configured to: control the radio transmitter to transmit a first data item to a receiving device; and control the VLC transmitter to transmit a second data item to the receiving device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae-Seok Sim, Jong-Seok Kim, Hee-Bum Ahn, Yo-Han Lee, Young-Keun Choi
  • Patent number: 9922014
    Abstract: A method of writing content through a writing input on a touch screen is provided. The method includes displaying written input content according to a writing input detection and identifying whether there is a proofreading mode control, and when there is the proofreading mode control, entering a proofreading mode, displaying the written input content according to the writing input detection, identifying a proofreading mark in the written input content, and applying an editing content corresponding to the proofreading mark, so as to proofread the written content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Do-Hyeon Kim, Hee-Bum Ahn, Won-Suk Chang, Seong-Taek Hwang
  • Patent number: 9886429
    Abstract: A method of writing content through a writing input on a touch screen is provided. The method includes displaying written input content according to a writing input detection and identifying whether there is a proofreading mode control, and when there is the proofreading mode control, entering a proofreading mode, displaying the written input content according to the writing input detection, identifying a proofreading mark in the written input content, and applying an editing content corresponding to the proofreading mark, so as to proofread the written content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Do-Hyeon Kim, Hee-Bum Ahn, Won-Suk Chang, Seong-Taek Hwang
  • Publication number: 20180032831
    Abstract: A character input method using a touch screen, in which one or more areas requiring user input is defined in the touch screen, pre-recognized information is defined for each of the defined areas, character information is received by a user in one or more user desired areas among the defined areas, the character information is recognized using a character recognizer, and the recognized character information is updated in the user desired areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Inventors: Do-Hyeon KIM, Seong-Taek HWANG, Hee-Bum AHN, Dong-Hoon JANG, Mu-Sik KWON, Sang-Wook OH, Jeong-Wan PARK
  • Patent number: 9811750
    Abstract: A character input method using a touch screen, in which one or more areas requiring user input is defined in the touch screen, pre-recognized information is defined for each of the defined areas, character information is received by a user in one or more user desired areas among the defined areas, the character information is recognized using a character recognizer, and the recognized character information is updated in the user desired areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Do-Hyeon Kim, Seong-Taek Hwang, Hee-Bum Ahn, Dong-Hoon Jang, Mu-Sik Kwon, Sang-Wook Oh, Jeong-Wan Park
  • Patent number: 9600920
    Abstract: A method for creating an animation message includes generating input information containing information regarding input time and input coordinates according to input order of drawing information input through a touch screen; dividing an image containing the drawing information and background information into a plurality of blocks; creating an animation message by mapping the input information to the plurality of blocks so that the drawing information can be sequentially reproduced according to the input order; allocating a parity bit per pre-set block range of the animation message in order to detect an error occurring in the animation message; and transmitting the created animation message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Dong-Hyuk Lee, Mu-Sik Kwon, Sang-Wook Oh, Do-Hyeon Kim, Hee-Bum Ahn, Seong-Taek Hwang
  • Publication number: 20170013062
    Abstract: A hub apparatus and a method are provided for selecting a device. The method includes receiving a service request; determining a sensor based on the received service request; receiving state information from a device including the determined sensor; and selecting the device based on the received state information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Inventors: Sung-jin KIM, Kwang-min BYEON, Ho-chul SHIN, Hee-bum AHN, Doo-woong LEE, Kyu-sub KWAK, Jae-keun NA, Sun-min PARK, Taik-heon RHEE, Jae-hyuck SHIN, Sang-wook LEE, Hyun-jung KIM
  • Patent number: 9449418
    Abstract: A method for creating an animation message includes generating input information containing information regarding input time and input coordinates according to input order of drawing information input through a touch screen; dividing an image containing the drawing information and background information into a plurality of blocks; creating an animation message by mapping the input information to the plurality of blocks so that the drawing information can be sequentially reproduced according to the input order; allocating a parity bit per pre-set block range of the animation message in order to detect an error occurring in the animation message; and transmitting the created animation message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Dong-Hyuk Lee, Mu-Sik Kwon, Sang-Wook Oh, Do-Hyeon Kim, Hee-Bum Ahn, Seong-Taek Hwang
  • Publication number: 20160156768
    Abstract: A technique for controlling an electronic device thereof is provided. The technique includes, in response to an attachment device being selected by an external device from a list of attachment devices, receiving and storing mapping information in which data configured in a first communication format and data configured in a second communication format in relation to one function of the electronic device to which the attachment device is attached are mapped. In addition, in response to the data configured in the first communication format being received from an external device which is communicably connected with the attachment device, the data configured in the second communication format corresponding to the data configured in the first communication format based on the mapping information is acquired, and the data configured in the second communication format to the electronic device to control the one function of the electronic device to be performed is transmitted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Inventors: Sun-hwa KIM, Sung-won KIM, Hee-bum AHN, Joonoo KIM, Jin RA, Jong-hyun RYU, Kyung-ho JEONG, Yong-ho KIM, Yong-gook PARK, Myung-sik KIM, Chan-hong MIN, Jin-hyuk JUNG, Woo-hyek CHOI
  • Publication number: 20160099774
    Abstract: An electronic device comprising: a visible light communication (VLC) transmitter; a radio transmitter; and at least one processor, configured to: control the radio transmitter to transmit a first data item to a receiving device; and control the VLC transmitter to transmit a second data item to the receiving device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Publication date: April 7, 2016
    Inventors: Tae-Seok SIM, Jong-Seok KIM, Hee-Bum AHN, Yo-Han LEE, Young-Keun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20150084901
    Abstract: A character input method using a touch screen, in which one or more areas requiring user input is defined in the touch screen, pre-recognized information is defined for each of the defined areas, character information is received by a user in one or more user desired areas among the defined areas, the character information is recognized using a character recognizer, and the recognized character information is updated in the user desired areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Inventors: Do-Hyeon KIM, Seong-Taek HWANG, Hee-Bum AHN, Dong-Hoon JANG, Mu-Sik KWON, Sang-Wook OH, Jeong-Wan PARK
  • Publication number: 20150073779
    Abstract: A method, computer-readable storage medium, and device for converting user handwriting into text information by reflecting a paragraph form of the user handwriting in an electronic device is provided. The method includes receiving a handwriting input from a user, recognizing the received handwriting input and converting the recognized handwriting input into text information, recognizing a paragraph form of the received handwriting input, and applying the recognized paragraph form to the converted text information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: Hee-bum AHN, Do-hyeon Kim, Ho-young Jung, Seong-taek Hwang
  • Publication number: 20150042587
    Abstract: An intelligent information providing method and terminal are provided. The method includes detecting a pen touch input; determining an environment in which the pen touch input is made; collecting information corresponding to the pen touch input; building a context model for the collected information, in consideration of the environment in which the pen touch input is made; and providing inference information corresponding to the built context model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ho-Young Jung, Won-Suk Chang, Moo-Rim Kim, Ji-Hoon Kim, Hee-Bum Ahn, Ki-Bok Lee, Dong-Chang Lee, Jae-Woong Lee
  • Patent number: 8917248
    Abstract: A character input method using a touch screen, in which one or more areas requiring user input is defined in the touch screen, pre-recognized information is defined for each of the defined areas, character information is received by a user in one or more user desired areas among the defined areas, the character information is recognized using a character recognizer, and the recognized character information is updated in the user desired areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Do-Hyeon Kim, Seong-Taek Hwang, Hee-Bum Ahn, Dong-Hoon Jang, Mu-Sik Kwon, Sang-Wook Oh, Jeong-Wan Park
  • Publication number: 20140327634
    Abstract: A portable terminal and a method for protecting a displayed object on a screen of a portable terminal are provided. The method includes detecting an input on the screen; forming an area corresponding to a position of the detected input; and displaying a part of an object corresponding to the formed area differently from another part of the object in an area outside of the formed area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2014
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ji-Hoon Kim, Won-Suk Chang, Do-Hyeon Kim, Sang-Ho Kim, Hee-Bum Ahn, Seong-Taek Hwang, Dong-Wook Kwon