Patents by Inventor Jae Woong Chun

Jae Woong Chun 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: 11460983
    Abstract: A method of operating an electronic device is provided. The method includes selecting at least one particular location in content displayed on a display, identifying text included in the at least one particular location, and executing at least one program based on the text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun-Chul Choi, Soo-Jin Park, Hyung-Jin Park, Na-Gyeom Yoo, Bo-Hyun Yu, Jae-Woong Chun, Hyo-Sun Choi, Soo-Ji Hwang
  • Patent number: 11217343
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a sensor, a processor, and a memory configured to store at least one instruction executed by the processor, wherein the processor is configured to collect activity information on a user related to the electronic device by using the sensor, the collecting of the activity information including creating an amount of activity of the user for a specific goal or an activity engagement level for the specific goal by using the activity information, adjust at least one of an output time point, an output cycle, the number of outputs, or the output contents of the activity guide information for the user to an activity guide parameter at least based on the amount of activity or the activity engagement level, and output the activity guide information created by using the adjusted activity guide parameter through an output device operatively connected to the processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: No Ah Lee, Dong Geon Kim, Kwang Yuel Ryu, Chung Ki Lee, David Rim, Min Hee Jang, Pravinsagar Prabakaran, Dong Hyun Roh, Jae Woong Chun
  • Patent number: 11188877
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a memory that stores one or more medical policies and a processor. The processor is configured to obtain a request for execution of an application that provides a medical service, to decide a medical policy, which corresponds to a location of the electronic device, from among the one or more medical policies, and to selectively provide at least one function of the application based on a medical service performing method, which is determined based at least on the medical policy, from among one or more medical service performing methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae Woong Chun, Kyung Hee Lee, Hae Dong Lee, Won Suk Choi
  • Publication number: 20210274454
    Abstract: An electronic device and a method of measuring an amount of user physical activity by an electronic device are provided. The method includes establishing short range communication among a plurality of electronic devices, determining one of the plurality of electronic devices as a primary device, communicating state information of remaining electronic devices to the primary device, activating a sensor on a device having a highest priority among the plurality of electronic devices according to the state information, recording physical activity information according to physical activity sensed by the sensor, communicating the physical activity information to the primary device, calculating an amount of physical activity according to the communicated physical activity information, and synchronizing the amount of physical activity among the plurality of electronic devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Inventors: Ji-Hye BAN, Sun-Mi PARK, Jeong-Min PARK, Dae-Yong LEE, Youn-Hee LEE, Jae-Woong CHUN
  • Patent number: 11044684
    Abstract: An electronic device and a method of measuring an amount of user physical activity by an electronic device are provided. The method includes establishing short range communication among a plurality of electronic devices, determining one of the plurality of electronic devices as a primary device, communicating state information of remaining electronic devices to the primary device, activating a sensor on a device having a highest priority among the plurality of electronic devices according to the state information, recording physical activity information according to physical activity sensed by the sensor, communicating the physical activity information to the primary device, calculating an amount of physical activity according to the communicated physical activity information, and synchronizing the amount of physical activity among the plurality of electronic devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ji-Hye Ban, Sun-Mi Park, Jeong-Min Park, Dae-Yong Lee, Youn-Hee Lee, Jae-Woong Chun
  • Patent number: 10945677
    Abstract: A wearable electronic device for detecting biometric information is provided. The device includes a motion sensor, one or more optical sensors including a light emitting unit and a light receiving unit, and at least one processor configured to obtain a first motion signal corresponding to the wearable electronic device, prior to a biological signal being obtained, emit light using the light emitting unit based on a determination that the first motion signal satisfies a specified condition, obtain the biological signal corresponding to a user using the light receiving unit based on reflected light which the light is reflected on the user, obtain, using the motion sensor, a second motion signal corresponding to the wearable electronic device during the obtaining of the biological signal, and refrain from the emitting of the light, based on a determination that the second motion signal does not satisfy the specified condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gihsung Chung, Jooman Han, So Hyun Chung, Dae-Yong Lee, Hongsig Kim, Hyunwoo Jang, Cheolho Cheong, Jae-Woong Chun, Won Suk Choi
  • Publication number: 20200159392
    Abstract: A method of operating an electronic device is provided. The method includes selecting at least one particular location in content displayed on a display, identifying text included in the at least one particular location, and executing at least one program based on the text.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Hyun-Chul CHOI, Soo-Jin PARK, Hyung-Jin PARK, Na-Gyeom YOO, Bo-Hyun YU, Jae-Woong CHUN, Hyo-Sun CHOI, Soo-Ji HWANG
  • Patent number: 10606226
    Abstract: A method for controlling an external device by an electronic device, according to various embodiments of the present disclosure, may include: obtaining biometric information related to a user of the electronic device; generating user information related to the user based on the biometric information; and storing the user information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Woong Chun, Won-Suk Choi, Jung-Eun Lee, Cheol-Ho Cheong
  • Patent number: 10540068
    Abstract: A method of operating an electronic device is provided. The method includes selecting at least one particular location in content displayed on a display, identifying text included in the at least one particular location, and executing at least one program based on the text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun-Chul Choi, Soo-Jin Park, Hyung-Jin Park, Na-Gyeom Yoo, Bo-Hyun Yu, Jae-Woong Chun, Hyo-Sun Choi, Soo-Ji Hwang
  • Patent number: 10514308
    Abstract: A method of detecting an environment vale of an electronic device is provided. The method includes measuring a state of one or more units related to the electronic device, determining a value based at least in part on the measured state of the one or more units related to the electronic device, determining an operation state of the electronic device according to the value, and generating an approximated environment value according to the operation state. Further, other various embodiments are available.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoon-Kyu Jang, Han-Sub Jung, Chee-Hoon Lee, Jeong-Min Park, Jae-Woong Chun
  • Patent number: 10361978
    Abstract: A method for managing data in an electronic device including a first processor and a second processor, the method comprising: receiving data transmitted by a first external device by using the first processor; identifying, by the first processor, a service or content corresponding to the data; in response to detecting that the data corresponds to a first service or a first content, using the first processor to transmit at least a portion of the data to the second processor; and in response to detecting that the data corresponds to a second service or a second content, using the first processor to transmit at least a portion of the data to a second external device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Su-Young Park, Su-Ha Yoon, Eui-Chang Jung, Jae-Woong Chun
  • Patent number: 10306406
    Abstract: An electronic device and a method of the electronic device are provided. The electronic device includes a location measurement module configured to measure a location; a memory configured to store an application program; and a processor electrically connected to the location measurement module and the memory, wherein the memory stores instructions that, when executed, cause the processor to store location information obtained by the location measurement module in the memory, process a request from the application program to obtain location information, and, in response to the request to obtain location information, provide the stored location information to the application program based on at least part of the location information stored in the memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Woo-Young Kim, Sunggyu Lee, Areum Choi, Jeong-Min Park, Jae-Woong Chun
  • Patent number: 10303515
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for batch-processing multiple data in an electronic device are provided. A method for batch-processing multiple data in a first processor includes transmitting batching data configuration information to a second processor of the electronic device according to batching option information of at least one application; receiving, from the second processor, batching data including at least one data acquired via at least one sensor of the electronic device based on the batching data configuration information; and batch-processing the received batching data according to the batching option information, for the at least one application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Chae-Heun Lee, Bo-Sung Kwak, Myeong-Woo Koo, Jeong-Min Park, Jae-Woong Chun
  • Publication number: 20190150854
    Abstract: A wearable electronic device for detecting biometric information is provided. The device includes a motion sensor, one or more optical sensors including a light emitting unit and a light receiving unit, and at least one processor configured to obtain a first motion signal corresponding to the wearable electronic device, prior to a biological signal being obtained, emit light using the light emitting unit based on a determination that the first motion signal satisfies a specified condition, obtain the biological signal corresponding to a user using the light receiving unit based on reflected light which the light is reflected on the user, obtain, using the motion sensor, a second motion signal corresponding to the wearable electronic device during the obtaining of the biological signal, and refrain from the emitting of the light, based on a determination that the second motion signal does not satisfy the specified condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Gihsung CHUNG, Jooman HAN, So Hyun CHUNG, Dae-Yong LEE, Hongsig KIM, Hyunwoo JANG, Cheolho CHEONG, Jae-Woong CHUN, Won Suk CHOI
  • Patent number: 10231675
    Abstract: A device for detecting biometric information is provided. The device includes a housing, a fastener coupled to a part of the housing and detachably attached to a part of a user's body, at least one first sensor configured to detect the motion of the electronic device, at least one second sensor configured to detect a change in the user's body, a memory, and a processor electrically connected to the at least one first sensor, the at least one second sensor, and the memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gihsung Chung, Jooman Han, So Hyun Chung, Dae-Yong Lee, Hongsig Kim, Hyunwoo Jang, Cheolho Cheong, Jae-Woong Chun, Won Suk Choi
  • Patent number: 10212545
    Abstract: An electronic device comprising: a memory; and one or more processors configured to: assign a first positioning role to the electronic device and a second positioning role to a counterpart device, the counterpart device and the electronic device being part of a communications network, obtain at least one of a location information and a supplemental location information based on the first positioning role and the second positioning role, and detect a location of the electronic device based on the at least one of the location information and supplemental location information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Won Suk Choi, Jeong Min Park, Kwang Sub Son, Jae Woong Chun
  • Publication number: 20190020610
    Abstract: A method for managing data in an electronic device including a first processor and a second processor, the method comprising: receiving data transmitted by a first external device by using the first processor; identifying, by the first processor, a service or content corresponding to the data; in response to detecting that the data corresponds to a first service or a first content, using the first processor to transmit at least a portion of the data to the second processor; and in response to detecting that the data corresponds to a second service or a second content, using the first processor to transmit at least a portion of the data to a second external device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventors: Su-Young PARK, Su-Ha YOON, Eui-Chang JUNG, Jae-Woong CHUN
  • Patent number: 10176894
    Abstract: A method includes determining whether the electronic device is attached on a human body and controlling the electronic device based on information regarding at least one of a body condition of a user, the body condition measured when the electronic device is attached, the user wearing the electronic device a position where the electronic device is attached or detached, or when the electronic device is attached or detached. An electronic device includes a memory configured to store an instruction to enable the processor to determine whether the electronic device is attached on a human body and to control the electronic device based on information regarding at least one of a body condition as measured when the electronic device is attached, the user wearing the electronic device, a position where the electronic device is attached or detached, and a time when the electronic device is attached or detached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyung-Jin Park, Soo-Jin Park, Na-Gyeom Yoo, Jae-Woong Chun, Hyun-Chul Choi, Hyo-Sun Choi, Soo-Ji Hwang
  • Publication number: 20180345081
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a sensor, a processor, and a memory configured to store at least one instruction executed by the processor, wherein the processor is configured to collect activity information on a user related to the electronic device by using the sensor, the collecting of the activity information including creating an amount of activity of the user for a specific goal or an activity engagement level for the specific goal by using the activity information, adjust at least one of an output time point, an output cycle, the number of outputs, or the output contents of the activity guide information for the user to an activity guide parameter at least based on the amount of activity or the activity engagement level, and output the activity guide information created by using the adjusted activity guide parameter through an output device operatively connected to the processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: No Ah LEE, Dong Geon KIM, Kwang Yuel RYU, Chung Ki LEE, David RIM, Min Hee JANG, Pravinsagar PRABAKARAN, Dong Hyun ROH, Jae Woong CHUN
  • Patent number: 10146573
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for batch processing of data between processors is provided. The method includes transmitting batch processing target information of at least one application to a second processor, by a first processor, transmitting, to the first processor, batch data generated to include at least a part of data acquired using one or more sensors based on the batch processing target information, by the second processor, and providing the received batch data received from the second processor to the at least one application, by the first processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Jin-Ik Kim, Jeong-Min Park, Jae-Woong Chun