Patents by Inventor Jae-Sik Sohn

Jae-Sik Sohn 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: 9870619
    Abstract: An operation method of an electronic device is provided. The method includes detecting motion objects in each of two or more continuously captured images, determining whether the detected motion objects are synthesizable for use as wallpaper, and providing feedback according to whether the detected motion objects are synthesizable for use as wallpaper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Sik Sohn, Ki-Huk Lee, Young-Kwon Yoon, Woo-Yong Lee
  • Patent number: 9819870
    Abstract: A photographing method is provided. The photographing method includes photographing, by an electronic device, a plurality of images through a photographing module functionally connected to the electronic device, providing a photographing guide associated with a validity of at least one photographed image during the photographing of the plurality of images, and generating a single image using the at least one photographed image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Sik Sohn, Ki-Huk Lee, Sang-Hyeon Yoo
  • Publication number: 20170243065
    Abstract: Disclosed are an electronic device and a video recording method thereof. The electronic device may select multiple first image frames acquired by an image acquisition apparatus during a first time period after a recording start command is input, may select multiple second image frames acquired during a second time period before input of a recording end command corresponding to the recording start command after the first time period, and may generate a video including the selected image frames.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventor: Jae-Sik SOHN
  • Patent number: 9619861
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for improving quality of an enlarged image are provided. The apparatus includes first and second image input units for outputting first and second images which are obtained by capturing the same subject at different positions spaced apart by a predetermined gap, a first image processor for converting a resolution of the first image to a preview resolution, a display for displaying the first image from the first image processor, a second image processor for, when an area to be enlarged in the displayed first image is selected, cropping an area corresponding to the selected area from the second image, and a controller for controlling the display to display the cropped area on the first image in an overlaying manner. Consequently, a user may view a high-magnification image cropped from a high-definition image and an original image together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Jin-Hee Na, Min-Chul Kim, Jae-Sik Sohn, Young-Kwon Yoon
  • Publication number: 20170048581
    Abstract: An electronic device and a method for generating video content in the electronic device are provided. The electronic device includes a memory; a camera; and a processor configured to generate additional information based on user interaction information obtained while an image is obtained through the camera, encode the image as video data, and store a video file including the video data and the additional information in the memory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2016
    Publication date: February 16, 2017
    Inventors: Min Chul KIM, Jae Sik Sohn, Ba Do Lee, Ji Yoon Park, Jung Eun Lee
  • Patent number: 9396551
    Abstract: Disclosed is a camera apparatus capable of tracking a target object based on motion of a camera sensed by a motion sensor and a method for tracking an object in the camera apparatus are provided. The method includes obtaining, by a electronic device including a first sensor and a second sensor, one or more images corresponding to at least one object using the first sensor, by displaying the one or more images via a display operatively coupled with the electronic device, obtaining motion data corresponding to movement of at least part of the electronic device identified in relation with obtaining the one or more images, tracking, from a corresponding displayed image of the one or more images, a position corresponding to the at least one object based at least in part on the motion data, and presenting, via the display, at least one portion of information with respect to the position corresponding to the at least one object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Jung-Tae Kwon, Pyo-Jae Kim, Jin-Hee Na, Jae-Sik Sohn, Young-Kwon Yoon
  • Patent number: 9336619
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for generating a photograph image. The method includes: measuring an illumination value, acquiring a plurality of source images used to generate one final image, generating a set final image either by selecting one source image with best quality among the plurality of acquired source images, or by combining the plurality of acquired source images, based on the measured illumination value. The present disclosure allows to acquire a clear and bright photograph image in a low-light environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Pyo-Jae Kim, Jae-Sik Sohn, Ki-Huk Lee, Young-Kwon Yoon
  • Publication number: 20160065856
    Abstract: A photographing method is provided. The photographing method includes photographing, by an electronic device, a plurality of images through a photographing module functionally connected to the electronic device, providing a photographing guide associated with a validity of at least one photographed image during the photographing of the plurality of images, and generating a single image using the at least one photographed image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Inventors: Jae-Sik SOHN, Ki-Huk LEE, Sang-Hyeon YOO
  • Publication number: 20160048976
    Abstract: Disclosed is a camera apparatus capable of tracking a target object based on motion of a camera sensed by a motion sensor and a method for tracking an object in the camera apparatus are provided. The method includes obtaining, by a electronic device including a first sensor and a second sensor, one or more images corresponding to at least one object using the first sensor, by displaying the one or more images via a display operatively coupled with the electronic device, obtaining motion data corresponding to movement of at least part of the electronic device identified in relation with obtaining the one or more images, tracking, from a corresponding displayed image of the one or more images, a position corresponding to the at least one object based at least in part on the motion data, and presenting, via the display, at least one portion of information with respect to the position corresponding to the at least one object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2015
    Publication date: February 18, 2016
    Inventors: Jung-Tae KWON, Pyo-Jae KIM, Jin-Hee NA, Jae-Sik SOHN, Young-Kwon YOON
  • Patent number: 9171378
    Abstract: A camera apparatus capable of tracking a target object based on motion of a camera sensed by a motion sensor and a method for tracking an object in the camera apparatus are provided. The method includes, if input image data is inputted, sensing motion of a camera which captures the input image data, generating camera motion data corresponding to motion of the camera, estimating a pose or motion of the camera based on the camera motion data, and tracking translation of a target object based on at least one of the estimated pose or motion of the camera and the input image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Jung-Tae Kwon, Pyo-Jae Kim, Jin-Hee Na, Jae-Sik Sohn, Young-Kwon Yoon
  • Patent number: 9071749
    Abstract: An apparatus and method of recognizing an object by using a camera includes detecting feature information from a first preview image; comparing the feature information with a threshold condition; changing a camera setting parameter, when the feature information does not satisfy the threshold condition; and performing an object recognition for a second preview image generated based on the changed camera setting parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jee-Na Hwang, Pyo-Jae Kim, Jae-Sik Sohn, Jin-Hee Na, Young-Kwon Yoon
  • Publication number: 20140333818
    Abstract: An apparatus and a method for composing a moving object in one image. The method includes: detecting one or more movement areas from one or more continuously input images; determining whether the detected one or more movement areas are usable for composing; storing location information of the one or more movement areas together with images corresponding to the detected one or more movement areas when the one or more movement areas are usable; generating a composite image by using images corresponding to the stored one or more movement areas and the location information of the one or more movement areas; and displaying the generated composite image on a preview screen area located in a display screen. The method reduces storage space required for image composing and rapidly composes in a smaller amount of processing time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2013
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Jae-Sik Sohn, Ki-Huk Lee
  • Publication number: 20140325439
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a display and a processor. The processor is configured to output a first synthesized image expressing a state of an object via the display, to output preview information of an object used for the first synthesized image, to select at least one object from the first synthesized image in response to an input, to detect an input to edit an original image corresponding to the selected at least one object, and to generate and output a second synthesized image based on an object of the edited original image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2014
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Sik SOHN, Ki-Huk LEE, Min-Chul KIM, Young-Kwon YOON, Yong-Hwan KIM, Jung-Uk LIM
  • Publication number: 20140270373
    Abstract: An operation method of an electronic device is provided. The method includes detecting motion objects in each of two or more continuously captured images, determining whether the detected motion objects are synthesizable for use as wallpaper, and providing feedback according to whether the detected motion objects are synthesizable for use as wallpaper.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Sik SOHN, Ki-Huk LEE, Young-Kwon YOON, Woo-Yong LEE
  • Publication number: 20140204237
    Abstract: A user terminal includes: a first camera and a second camera photographing a subject; and a controller photographing a user using the second camera upon photographing through the first camera to thus recognize the user, and performing predetermined image processing on an image photographed through the first camera according to the result of the user recognition. Therefore, by recognizing a user and performing image processing on a photographed image based on the result of the user recognition, it is possible to protect a user's copyright for photographed images and also to use user information for various purposes by associating the user information with photographed images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2014
    Publication date: July 24, 2014
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Sik Sohn, Ki-Huk Lee, Young-Kwon Yoon
  • Publication number: 20140086505
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for generating a photograph image. The method includes: measuring an illumination value, acquiring a plurality of source images used to generate one final image, generating a set final image either by selecting one source image with best quality among the plurality of acquired source images, or by combining the plurality of acquired source images, based on the measured illumination value. The present disclosure allows to acquire a clear and bright photograph image in a low-light environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2013
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Pyo-Jae Kim, Jae-Sik Sohn, Ki-Huk Lee, Young-Kwon Yoon
  • Publication number: 20140003661
    Abstract: A camera apparatus capable of tracking a target object based on motion of a camera sensed by a motion sensor and a method for tracking an object in the camera apparatus are provided. The method includes, if input image data is inputted, sensing motion of a camera which captures the input image data, generating camera motion data corresponding to motion of the camera, estimating a pose or motion of the camera based on the camera motion data, and tracking translation of a target object based on at least one of the estimated pose or motion of the camera and the input image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2013
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Inventors: Jung-Tae Kwon, Pyo-Jae Kim, Jin-Hee Na, Jae-Sik Sohn, Young-Kwon Yoon
  • Publication number: 20130265311
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for improving quality of an enlarged image are provided. The apparatus includes first and second image input units for outputting first and second images which are obtained by capturing the same subject at different positions spaced apart by a predetermined gap, a first image processor for converting a resolution of the first image to a preview resolution, a display for displaying the first image from the first image processor, a second image processor for, when an area to be enlarged in the displayed first image is selected, cropping an area corresponding to the selected area from the second image, and a controller for controlling the display to display the cropped area on the first image in an overlaying manner. Consequently, a user may view a high-magnification image cropped from a high-definition image and an original image together.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Publication date: October 10, 2013
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin-Hee NA, Min-Chul Kim, Jae-Sik Sohn, Young-Kwon Yoon
  • Publication number: 20120327269
    Abstract: An apparatus and method of recognizing an object by using a camera includes detecting feature information from a first preview image; comparing the feature information with a threshold condition; changing a camera setting parameter, when the feature information does not satisfy the threshold condition; and performing an object recognition for a second preview image generated based on the changed camera setting parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2012
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co .. Ltd.
    Inventors: Jee-Na HWANG, Pyo-Jae KIM, Jae-Sik SOHN, Jin-Hee NA, Young-Kwon YOON
  • Patent number: 8315512
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for auto-focus control of a digital camera, the method including moving a focus lens of the digital camera to a position for a longest-distance photographing, and then extracting an edge value according to a corresponding position while moving the focus lens by a preset interval in a direction toward an image sensor; estimating a form of a preset function based on the extracted edge values, and calculating a maximum value of the estimated function; calculating a difference between a maximum value of the preset function calculated at a first current position of the focus lens and a maximum value of the preset function calculated at a previous position of the focus lens; and moving the focus lens to a position corresponding to a currently-calculated maximum value of the preset function when the difference between the maximum value of the preset function calculated at the first current position of the focus lens and the maximum value of the preset function calculated at the previous positio
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2012
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Woon-Tahk Sung, Byung-Kwon Kang, Jae-Sik Sohn