Patents by Inventor Hyung-dal Kim

Hyung-dal Kim 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
  • Publication number: 20210049342
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Jong-Il KIM, Jae-Young KIM, Oh-Hyuck KWON, Hyung-Dal KIM, Kwang-Jin BAE, Young-Min SEO, Young-Soo LEE, Dae-Kwang JUNG
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10846504
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong-Il Kim, Jae-Young Kim, Oh-Hyuck Kwon, Hyung-Dal Kim, Kwang-Jin Bae, Young-Min Seo, Young-Soo Lee, Dae-Kwang Jung
  • Patent number: 10803276
    Abstract: According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, an electronic device may comprise a housing including a first surface facing in a first direction and a second surface facing in a second direction opposite the first direction, the housing including a transparent cover that comprises at least part of the first surface, a display disposed between the first surface and the second surface of the housing and configured to display information through the transparent cover to an outside, an illumination part comprising light emitting circuitry disposed at an inner side of an end of the first surface of the housing and configured to emit light to the transparent cover, an optical coupler disposed between the illumination part and the transparent cover and configured to reflect light from the illumination part to the transparent cover, and a biometric sensor disposed under the transparent cover and the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Oh-Hyuck Kwon, Hyung-Dal Kim, Beom-Ju Kim, Eun-Hwa Lee, Jae-Young Kim, Jong-Il Kim, Min-Su Jung, Ji-Woong Oh
  • 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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: 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: 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
  • 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: 20180225503
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Jong-Il KIM, Jae-Young KIM, Oh-Hyuck KWON, Hyung-Dal KIM, Kwang-Jin BAE, Young-Min SEO, Young-Soo LEE, Dae-Kwang JUNG
  • 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: 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: 20180096187
    Abstract: According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, an electronic device may comprise a housing including a first surface facing in a first direction and a second surface facing in a second direction opposite the first direction, the housing including a transparent cover that comprises at least part of the first surface, a display disposed between the first surface and the second surface of the housing and configured to display information through the transparent cover to an outside, an illumination part comprising light emitting circuitry disposed at an inner side of an end of the first surface of the housing and configured to emit light to the transparent cover, an optical coupler disposed between the illumination part and the transparent cover and configured to reflect light from the illumination part to the transparent cover, and a biometric sensor disposed under the transparent cover and the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Inventors: Oh-Hyuck KWON, Hyung-Dal KIM, Beom-Ju KIM, Eun-Hwa LEE, Jae-Young KIM, Jong-Il KIM, Min-Su JUNG, Ji-Woong OH
  • Publication number: 20170372114
    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: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    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