Patents by Inventor Heung-Sik Shin

Heung-Sik 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: 20210110132
    Abstract: An electronic device and method are disclosed herein. The electronic device includes a display, a biometric sensor, and at least one processor. The processor implements the method, including: when a touch input is detected to the display within the biometric sensing area, increase a brightness of a first pixel group within the biometric sensing area to a first brightness level, and execute at least one of maintaining and changing display of a second pixel group outside the biometric sensing area and, wherein the at least one of maintaining and changing display of the second pixel group includes one of: executing a black state in which display through the second pixel group is disabled, and changing a display attribute for the second pixel group such that a load on the second pixel group is reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Joung Min CHO, Jeong Hun KIM, Oh Hyuck KWON, Tae Sung KIM, Hyung Dal KIM, Hyun Chang SHIN, Song Hee JUNG, Jeong Min PARK, Hyung Sup BYEON, Heung Sik SHIN
  • Patent number: 10909226
    Abstract: An electronic device comprising a biosensor is disclosed. The electronic device comprises: the biosensor for acquiring bio-information related to a user; light-emitting circuitry comprising a first light source for outputting light including a designated band; a display panel comprising a second light source for outputting light including one or more pixels; and a processor, wherein the processor can check situation information related to the user, select the corresponding first light source and/or second light source on the basis of the situation information, and acquire the bio-information through the biosensor by using the selected at least one light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung-Geol Baek, Kyung-Hoon Song, Gyu-Sang Cho, Yun-Jang Jin, Kwang-Sub Lee, Se-Young Jang, Heung-Sik Shin, Chi-Hyun Cho
  • Patent number: 10885301
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for obtaining biometric information in an electronic device are provided. An electronic device comprising a display comprising a plurality of pixels, a biometric sensor disposed in at least a partial region of the display; and at least one processor, wherein the at least one processor is configured to receive an input for sensing biometric information of an external object, in response to the input, select at least one pixel among a first pixel and a second pixel in accordance with history information about use of the first pixel and second pixel, wherein the first pixel and the second pixel are disposed in the at least the partial region of the display proximate to the biometric sensor, and obtain the biometric information of an external object through the biometric sensor by using light irradiated by the selected at least one pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Joung-Min Cho, Oh Hyuck Kwon, Taesung Kim, Hyungdal Kim, Hyunchang Shin, Song Hee Jung, Jeong-Min Park, Hyungsup Byeon, Heung-Sik Shin
  • Patent number: 10872220
    Abstract: An electronic device and method are disclosed herein. The electronic device includes a display, a biometric sensor, and at least one processor. The processor implements the method, including: when a touch input is detected to the display within the biometric sensing area, increase a brightness of a first pixel group within the biometric sensing area to a first brightness level, and execute at least one of maintaining and changing display of a second pixel group outside the biometric sensing area and, wherein the at least one of maintaining and changing display of the second pixel group includes one of: executing a black state in which display through the second pixel group is disabled, and changing a display attribute for the second pixel group such that a load on the second pixel group is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Joung Min Cho, Jeong Hun Kim, Oh Hyuck Kwon, Tae Sung Kim, Hyung Dal Kim, Hyun Chang Shin, Song Hee Jung, Jeong Min Park, Hyung Sup Byeon, Heung Sik Shin
  • 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: 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: 10657279
    Abstract: A portable electronic device, a wearable device and methods for operating the same are provided. The portable electronic device includes a display; a communication interface configured to communicate with a wearable device using wireless short-range communication; a processor; and a memory storing instructions, which when executed by the processor, cause the portable electronic device to establish, via the communication interface, a connection between the portable electronic device and the wearable device, identify a security status of the connected wearable device, limit access to at least one predefined setting item among a plurality of setting items and control the display to display an indication of the identified security status if the identified security status corresponds to a lock status, wherein the at least one predefined setting item relates to a passcode, and allow access to the at least one predefined setting item if the identified security status corresponds to an unlock status.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Dong-Il Son, Heung-Sik Shin, Eui-Chang Jung, Ju-Yeong Lee, Ki-Tae Lee
  • Patent number: 10607057
    Abstract: According to the present disclosure, an electronic device may include a housing forming a first portion of an outer surface of the electronic device and a display received in the housing and forming a second portion of the outer surface. The display may include a biometric sensor formed between a first pixel and a second pixel and a waveguide substantially perpendicular to the biometric sensor and extending from the biometric sensor to the second portion. In an electronic device, light or ultrasonic waves may be put to use in sensing the user's biometric information (e.g., fingerprint information) using a biometric sensor positioned in a portion of the display, presenting better performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Oh-Hyuck Kwon, Hyung-Dal Kim, Joung-Min Cho, Jeong-Min Park, Hyung-Sup Byeon, Heung-Sik Shin
  • Patent number: 10579847
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided which includes a light emitting module that radiates infrared light, a window disposed on the light emitting module and having a specific refractive index with respect to the infrared light, wherein the window includes a refraction part that totally reflects the infrared light inside the window in correspondence with the specific refractive index, and a fingerprint sensor disposed under the window and obtaining a fingerprint of a user based on a user input on the window by using scattered light of the infrared light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Gyu Sang Cho, Hee Cheul Moon, Hyung Dal Kim, Kyung Hoon Song, Kwang Sub Lee, Se Young Jang, Myung Su Kang, Heung Sik Shin
  • Publication number: 20190384960
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus according to a variety of embodiments of the present invention may comprise: a display panel comprising a display which comprises one or more first pixels, one or more second pixels, and one or more first wires connected to the one or more first pixels and second pixels, and one or more fingerprint sensors which are disposed between the one or more first pixels and one or more second pixels; and a wiring layer comprising one or more second wires connected to the one or more fingerprint sensors by wiring between the layers, A variety of other embodiments are possible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Oh-Hyuck KWON, Hyung-Dal KIM, Joung-Min CHO, Jeong-Min PARK, Hyung-Sup BYEON, Heung-Sik SHIN
  • Publication number: 20190362060
    Abstract: An electronic device comprising a biosensor is disclosed. The electronic device comprises: the biosensor for acquiring bio-information related to a user; light-emitting circuitry comprising a first light source for outputting light including a designated band; a display panel comprising a second light source for outputting light including one or more pixels; and a processor, wherein the processor can check situation information related to the user, select the corresponding first light source and/or second light source on the basis of the situation information, and acquire the bio-information through the biosensor by using the selected at least one light source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Seung-Geol BAEK, Kyung-Hoon SONG, Gyu-Sang CHO, Yun-Jang JIN, Kwang-Sub LEE, Se-Young JANG, Heung-Sik SHIN, Chi-Hyun CHO
  • Publication number: 20190354332
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device including a plurality of displays, at least one processor configured to select a first display including at least one of the plurality of displays, based on relative positions of the plurality of displays, user information, an application to be executed, or a component associated with a function of the application, and a display control module configured to output contents to the first display and at least one object associated with the contents to at least one other second display of the plurality of displays.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Inventors: Seong Eun KIM, Ju Nyun KIM, Myung Hun BAE, Hyun Ju HONG, Do Hun CHA, Jung Sik PARK, Se Jun SONG, Heung Sik SHIN, Myung Gon 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
  • Publication number: 20190236299
    Abstract: A portable electronic device, a wearable device and methods for operating the same are provided. The portable electronic device includes a display; a communication interface configured to communicate with a wearable device using wireless short-range communication; a processor; and a memory storing instructions, which when executed by the processor, cause the portable electronic device to establish, via the communication interface, a connection between the portable electronic device and the wearable device, identify a security status of the connected wearable device, limit access to at least one predefined setting item among a plurality of setting items and control the display to display an indication of the identified security status if the identified security status corresponds to a lock status, wherein the at least one predefined setting item relates to a passcode, and allow access to the at least one predefined setting item if the identified security status corresponds to an unlock status.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Dong-Il SON, Heung-Sik SHIN, Eui-Chang JUNG, Ju-Yeong LEE, Ki-Tae LEE
  • 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: 10296754
    Abstract: A portable electronic device, a wearable device and methods for operating the same are provided. The portable electronic device includes a display, a communication interface that communicates with a wearable device using wireless short-range communication, and a processor that provides, via the display, a menu for controlling data of the wearable device, receives, via the communication interface, a security status from the wearable device, limits access to at least one item in the menu if the security status corresponds to a first security state, and allows access to the at least one item in the menu if the security status corresponds to a second security state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Dong-Il Son, Heung-Sik Shin, Eui-Chang Jung, Ju-Yeong Lee, Ki-Tae Lee
  • Publication number: 20190114458
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for obtaining biometric information in an electronic device are provided. An electronic device comprising a display comprising a plurality of pixels, a biometric sensor disposed in at least a partial region of the display; and at least one processor, wherein the at least one processor is configured to receive an input for sensing biometric information of an external object, in response to the input, select at least one pixel among a first pixel and a second pixel in accordance with history information about use of the first pixel and second pixel, wherein the first pixel and the second pixel are disposed in the at least the partial region of the display proximate to the biometric sensor, and obtain the biometric information of an external object through the biometric sensor by using light irradiated by the selected at least one pixel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Joung-Min CHO, Oh Hyuck KWON, Taesung KIM, Hyungdal KIM, Hyunchang SHIN, Song Hee JUNG, Jeong-Min PARK, Hyungsup BYEON, Heung-Sik SHIN
  • Publication number: 20180300526
    Abstract: An electronic device and method are disclosed herein. The electronic device includes a display, a biometric sensor, and at least one processor. The processor implements the method, including: when a touch input is detected to the display within the biometric sensing area, increase a brightness of a first pixel group within the biometric sensing area to a first brightness level, and execute at least one of maintaining and changing display of a second pixel group outside the biometric sensing area and, wherein the at least one of maintaining and changing display of the second pixel group includes one of: executing a black state in which display through the second pixel group is disabled, and changing a display attribute for the second pixel group such that a load on the second pixel group is reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Inventors: Joung Min CHO, Jeong Hun KIM, Oh Hyuck KWON, Tae Sung KIM, Hyung Dal KIM, Hyun Chang SHIN, Song Hee JUNG, Jeong Min PARK, Hyung Sup BYEON, Heung Sik SHIN
  • Publication number: 20180204040
    Abstract: According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, an electronic device may comprise a housing forming a first portion of an outer surface of the electronic device and a display received in the housing and forming a second portion of the outer surface. The display may include a biometric sensor formed between a first pixel and a second pixel and a waveguide substantially perpendicular to the biometric sensor and extending from the biometric sensor to the second portion. In an electronic device according to an embodiment of the present disclosure, light or ultrasonic waves may be put to use in sensing the user's biometric information (e.g., fingerprint information) using a biometric sensor positioned in a portion of the display, presenting better performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Oh-Hyuck KWON, Hyung-Dal KIM, Joung-Min CHO, Jeong-Min PARK, Hyung-Sup BYEON, Heung-Sik SHIN
  • 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