Patents by Inventor Hong-Chang SHIN

Hong-Chang 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: 20210006830
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an immersive video processing method. The immersive video processing method may include classifying a multiplicity of source view videos into base view videos and additional view videos, generating residual data for the additional view videos, packing a patch, which is generated based on the residual data, into an altas video, and generating metadata for the patch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Kug Jin YUN, Jun Young JEONG, Gwang Soon LEE, Hong Chang SHIN, Ho Min EUM, Sang Woon KWAK
  • Publication number: 20200410746
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for generating a three-dimension (3D) virtual viewpoint image including: segmenting a first image into a plurality of images indicating different layers based on depth information of the first image at a gaze point of a user; and inpainting an area occluded by foreground in the plurality of images based on depth information of a reference viewpoint image are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Hong-Chang SHIN, Gwang Soon LEE, Jun Young JEONG
  • Publication number: 20200413094
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are an image encoding/decoding method and apparatus and a recording medium storing a bitstream.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Gwang Soon LEE, Hong Chang SHIN, Kug Jin YUN, Jun Young JEONG
  • Publication number: 20200396485
    Abstract: A video encoding method of encoding a multi-view image including one or more basic view images and a plurality of reference view images includes determining a pruning order of the plurality of reference view images, acquiring a plurality of residual reference view images, by pruning the plurality of reference view images based on the one or more basic view images according to the pruning order, encoding the one or more basic view images and the plurality of residual reference view images, and outputting a bitstream including encoding information of the one or more basic view images and the plurality of residual reference view images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, IUCF-HYU (INDUSTRY-UNIVERSITY COOPERATION FOUNDATION HANYANG UNIVERSITY)
    Inventors: Hong Chang SHIN, Gwang Soon LEE, Ho Min EUM, Jun Young JEONG, Kug Jin YUN, Jun Young YUN, Jong Il PARK
  • Publication number: 20200359000
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an immersive video processing method. The immersive video processing method may include classifying a multiplicity of view videos into a base view and an additional view, generating a residual video for the additional view video classified as an additional view, packing a patch, which is generated based on the residual video, into an atlas video, and generating metadata for the patch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Hong Chang SHIN, Gwang Soon LEE, Sang Woon KWAK, Kug Jin YUN, Jun Young JEONG
  • Publication number: 20200336724
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an immersive video formatting method and apparatus for supporting motion parallax, The immersive video formatting method includes acquiring a basic video at a basic position, acquiring a multiple view video at at least one position different from the basic position, acquiring at least one residual video plus depth (RVD) video using the basic video and the multiple view video, and generating at least one of a packed video plus depth (PVD) video or predetermined metadata using the acquired basic video and the at least one RVD video.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Gwang Soon LEE, Hong Chang SHIN, Kug Jin YUN, Jun Young JEONG
  • Patent number: 9661314
    Abstract: Provided are an image magnification apparatus and method for three-dimensional display images. A multi-view image magnification apparatus includes: a region designation detection unit for detecting detection regions corresponding to the magnification regions of three-dimensional display images from original view images; a magnification ratio determination unit for determining the magnification ratios of the magnification regions; and a partial multiplexing unit for multiplexing non-detection regions except for the detection regions of the original view images according to a predetermined resolution and multiplexing the detection regions according the resolution which is different from the resolution of the non-detection regions on the basis of the magnification ratios. The present invention can magnify the images without lowering the resolution in a three-dimensional display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Hong Chang Shin, Gun Bang, Gi Mun Um, Tae One Kim, Eun Young Chang, Won Sik Cheong, Nam Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 9652128
    Abstract: There are provided a method and apparatus for controlling an electronic device. The apparatus for controlling an electronic device includes a marker recognition unit configured to recognize the marker of the electronic device and a control unit configured to perform communication with the electronic device based on the marker and control the electronic device using a Graphic User Interface (GUI) program received from the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Hong Chang Shin, Gi Mun Um, Chan Kim, Hyun Lee, Eung Don Lee, Won Sik Cheong, Nam Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 9143757
    Abstract: A method of receiving stereoscopic video according to the present invention includes receiving a bit stream including image information, extracting a base image stream corresponding to a base image and an additional image stream corresponding to an additional image from the bit stream, generating the base image and the additional image by decoding the base image stream and the additional image stream, respectively, and generating a left image and a right image by using at least one of the base image and the additional image. According to the present invention, 2D/3D broadcasting service efficiency may be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Gwang Soon Lee, Chan Kim, Kug Jin Yun, Hong Chang Shin, Won Sik Cheong, Nam Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 9124863
    Abstract: A device for creating multi-view video contents includes a virtual view position and distribution unit that calculates a plurality of virtual views corresponding to the number of predetermined virtual views based on input information and distributes the calculated positions of the plurality of virtual views to a plurality of view synthesis processing units; a view synthesis processor that operates the plurality of view synthesis processing units in parallel, allows each of the view synthesis processing units to create at least one virtual view video corresponding to a position of at least one virtual view distributed from the virtual view position calculation and distribution unit, and performs partial multiplexing based on at least one created virtual view video; and a video integration unit that integrates a plurality of partially multiplexed videos output from the plurality of view synthesis processing units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2015
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Hong-Chang Shin, Gun Bang, Gi-Mun Um, Tae One Kim, Eun Young Chang, Nam Ho Hur, Soo In Lee
  • Publication number: 20140223349
    Abstract: There are provided a method and apparatus for controlling an electronic device. The apparatus for controlling an electronic device includes a marker recognition unit configured to recognize the marker of the electronic device and a control unit configured to perform communication with the electronic device based on the marker and control the electronic device using a Graphic User Interface (GUI) program received from the electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Hong Chang SHIN, Gi Mun UM, Chan KIM, Hyun LEE, Eung Don LEE, Won Sik CHEONG, Nam Ho HUR
  • Patent number: 8731279
    Abstract: Method and device for generating a multi-viewpoint image are provided. The method of generating a multi-viewpoint image includes the steps of: acquiring at least one reference-viewpoint image; generating unit image information of a virtual-viewpoint image on the basis of unit image information of the reference-viewpoint image; multiplexing the unit image information of the reference-viewpoint image and the unit image information of the virtual-viewpoint image; and generating a multi-viewpoint image by performing an interpolation process on occluded areas between the multiplexed unit image information using the multiplexed unit image information. As a result, it is possible to avoid unnecessary processes of completing and rearranging individual viewpoint images in the course of generating a multi-viewpoint image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Hong-Chang Shin, Gun Bang, Gi-Mun Um, Tae One Kim, Eun Young Chang, Nam Ho Hur, Soo In Lee
  • Publication number: 20140132743
    Abstract: Provided are an image magnification apparatus and method for three-dimensional display images. A multi-view image magnification apparatus includes: a region designation detection unit for detecting detection regions corresponding to the magnification regions of three-dimensional display images from original view images; a magnification ratio determination unit for determining the magnification ratios of the magnification regions; and a partial multiplexing unit for multiplexing non-detection regions except for the detection regions of the original view images according to a predetermined resolution and multiplexing the detection regions according the resolution which is different from the resolution of the non-detection regions on the basis of the magnification ratios. The present invention can magnify the images without lowering the resolution in a three-dimensional display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2012
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Hong Chang Shin, Gun Bang, Gi Mun Um, Tae One Kim, Eun Young Chang, Won Sik Cheong, Nam Ho Hur
  • Patent number: 8675040
    Abstract: A method and a device for adjusting depth perception, a terminal including a function for adjusting depth perception and a method for operating the terminal are provided. The method for adjusting depth perception includes: obtaining color and depth videos of a user; detecting a user's position based on the obtained depth video of the user; calculating a range of maximum and minimum depths in a 3-dimensional (3D) video according to the detected user's position; and adjusting a left and right stereo video generating interval of the 3D video to be rendered so as to satisfy the calculated range of the maximum and minimum depths. Therefore, during a 3D or multi-view video call, the 3D video having a three-dimensional effect optimized according to the user's position may be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Gi-Mun Um, Gun Bang, Tae One Kim, Eun Young Chang, Hong Chang Shin, Nam Ho Hur, Soo In Lee
  • Publication number: 20120274741
    Abstract: A method of receiving stereoscopic video according to the present invention includes receiving a bit stream including image information, extracting a base image stream corresponding to a base image and an additional image stream corresponding to an additional image from the bit stream, generating the base image and the additional image by decoding the base image stream and the additional image stream, respectively, and generating a left image and a right image by using at least one of the base image and the additional image. According to the present invention, 2D/3D broadcasting service efficiency may be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2012
    Publication date: November 1, 2012
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Gwang Soon LEE, Chan KIM, Kug Jin YUN, Hong Chang SHIN, Won Sik CHEONG, Nam Ho HUR
  • Publication number: 20120154517
    Abstract: A method and a device for adjusting depth perception, a terminal including a function for adjusting depth perception and a method for operating the terminal are provided. The method for adjusting depth perception includes: obtaining color and depth videos of a user; detecting a user's position based on the obtained depth video of the user; calculating a range of maximum and minimum depths in a 3-dimensional (3D) video according to the detected user's position; and adjusting a left and right stereo video generating interval of the 3D video to be rendered so as to satisfy the calculated range of the maximum and minimum depths. Therefore, during a 3D or multi-view video call, the 3D video having a three-dimensional effect optimized according to the user's position may be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2011
    Publication date: June 21, 2012
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Gi-Mun UM, Gun BANG, Tae One KIM, Eun Young CHANG, Hong Chang SHIN, Nam Ho HUR, Soo In LEE
  • Publication number: 20120154533
    Abstract: A device for creating multi-view video contents includes a virtual view position and distribution unit that calculates a plurality of virtual views corresponding to the number of predetermined virtual views based on input information and distributes the calculated positions of the plurality of virtual views to a plurality of view synthesis processing units; a view synthesis processor that operates the plurality of view synthesis processing units in parallel, allows each of the view synthesis processing units to create at least one virtual view video corresponding to a position of at least one virtual view distributed from the virtual view position calculation and distribution unit, and performs partial multiplexing based on at least one created virtual view video; and a video integration unit that integrates a plurality of partially multiplexed videos output from the plurality of view synthesis processing units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2011
    Publication date: June 21, 2012
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Hong-Chang SHIN, Gun BANG, Gi-Mun UM, Tae One KIM, Eun Young CHANG, Nam Ho HUR, Soo In LEE
  • Publication number: 20120148173
    Abstract: Method and device for generating a multi-viewpoint image are provided. The method of generating a multi-viewpoint image includes the steps of: acquiring at least one reference-viewpoint image; generating unit image information of a virtual-viewpoint image on the basis of unit image information of the reference-viewpoint image; multiplexing the unit image information of the reference-viewpoint image and the unit image information of the virtual-viewpoint image; and generating a multi-viewpoint image by performing an interpolation process on occluded areas between the multiplexed unit image information using the multiplexed unit image information. As a result, it is possible to avoid unnecessary processes of completing and rearranging individual viewpoint images in the course of generating a multi-viewpoint image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2011
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Hong-Chang SHIN, Gun BANG, Gi-Mun UM, Tae One KIM, Eun Young CHANG, Nam Ho HUR, Soo In LEE
  • Publication number: 20110234769
    Abstract: An apparatus for displaying images in an image system includes: an encoder configured to encode color and depth images of at least one view received from a plurality of imaging devices and generate a reference image by synthesizing the encoded depth image of a current view and the encoded color and depth images before and after the current view based on a predetermined method; a decoder configured to decode a color image of the current view by using the generated reference image and decode the encoded color and depth images of at least one view; and a splitter configured to divide and split, based on each view, the decoded color and depth images of at least one view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2011
    Publication date: September 29, 2011
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Gun BANG, Won-Sik CHEONG, Gi-Mun UM, Namho HUR, Hong-Chang SHIN, Jin-Woong KIM, Soo-In LEE
  • Publication number: 20110150321
    Abstract: Provided is a method of editing a depth image, comprising: receiving a selection on a depth image frame to be edited and a color image corresponding to the depth image frame; receiving a selection on an interest object in the color image; extracting boundary information of the interest object; and correcting a depth value of the depth image frame using the boundary information of the interest object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2010
    Publication date: June 23, 2011
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Won-Sik CHEONG, Gun BANG, Gi Mun UM, Hong-Chang SHIN, Namho HUR, Soo In LEE, Jin Woong KIM