Patents by Inventor Jin-Soo Choi

Jin-Soo Choi 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: 11368681
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image encoding/decoding method and apparatus. An image decoding method performing intra prediction according to the present invention may comprise dividing a current block into at least one sub-block; deriving an intra prediction mode for the at least one sub-block; constructing a reference sample for the intra prediction; and performing intra prediction for the at least one sub-block based on the derived intra prediction mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jin Ho Lee, Sung Chang Lim, Jung Won Kang, Hyun Suk Ko, Dong San Jun, Ha Hyun Lee, Seung Hyun Cho, Hui Yong Kim, Jin Soo Choi
  • Patent number: 11356665
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method for determining a color difference component quantization parameter and a device using the method. Method for decoding an image can comprise the steps of: decoding a color difference component quantization parameter offset on the basis of size information of a transform unit; and calculating a color difference component quantization parameter index on the basis of the decoded color difference component quantization parameter offset. Therefore, the present invention enables effective quantization by applying different color difference component quantization parameters according to the size of the transform unit when executing the quantization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: INTELLECTUAL DISCOVERY CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Hui Yong Kim, Se Yoon Jeong, Jong Ho Kim, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Ho Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim
  • Patent number: 11348306
    Abstract: A method of processing an image by a device obtaining one or more images including captured images of objects in a target space, generating metadata including information about mapping between the one or more images and a three-dimensional (3D) mesh model used to generate a virtual reality (VR) image of the target space, and transmitting the one or more images and the metadata to a terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae-yun Jeong, Do-wan Kim, Yong-gyoo Kim, Gun-hee Lee, Jae-kyeong Lee, Jin-bong Lee, Dai-woong Choi, Hyun-soo Choi
  • Patent number: 11350125
    Abstract: The multi sample prediction method of the present invention comprises the steps of: determining a sample group consisting of a plurality of samples inside a decoding target block; determining a representative position corresponding to the sample group, inside the decoding target block; determining a representative prediction value for the sample group, on the basis of the determined representative position; and determining the determined representative prediction value as the final prediction value for each of the plurality of samples making up the sample group. The present invention enhances efficiency in encoding/decoding and reduces complexity thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jin Ho Lee, Hui Yong Kim, Sung Chang Lim, Jong Ho Kim, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim
  • Publication number: 20220160999
    Abstract: Disclosed is a guidewire steering micro-robot. The guidewire steering micro-robot includes a guidewire, and a steering unit provided at an end portion of the guidewire, the steering unit including a magnetic body to control and steer a position of the guidewire by an external magnetic field.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2021
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Hong Soo Choi, Jun Sun Hwang, Jin Young Kim, Beom Joo Kim, Hyunki Lee, Sung Jun Lim, Hwajun Jeong
  • Patent number: 11340732
    Abstract: The present inventive concepts relate to a noise compensation device and method of a touch-sensing panel, and to a noise avoiding device and method. The noise compensation device of a touch-sensing device according to some example embodiments includes: a noise compensation signal generator configured to generate mutually different noise compensation signals for at least portions of first to Nth channels included in the touch-sensing panel; and a noise cancelling signal output circuit configured to generate noise-compensated reception signals based on the mutually different noise compensation signals and provide the noise-compensated reception signals to each of at least two channels among the first to Nth channels, wherein N is an integer two or greater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin Chui Lee, San Ho Byun, Yoon Kyung Choi, Choong Hoon Lee, Bum Soo Kim, Ho Suk Na, Dong Wook Lim
  • Patent number: 11343490
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method and apparatus are provided. An image encoding method performed by an image encoding apparatus may comprise determining an intra-prediction mode of a current block, configuring a reference sample of intra prediction by using at least one of a neighbor pixel of the current block in a current picture and a pixel of a reference picture, and performing intra prediction for the current block based on the intra-prediction mode and the reference sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Jung Won Kang, Hyun Suk Ko, Sung Chang Lim, Jin Ho Lee, Ha Hyun Lee, Dong San Jun, Seung Hyun Cho, Hui Yong Kim, Jin Soo Choi, Gwang Hoon Park, Tae Hyun Kim, Dae Young Lee
  • Patent number: 11343530
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for encoding and decoding an image. The method for decoding an image includes: deriving an initial motion vector from a merge candidate list of a current block; deriving a refined motion vector using the initial motion vector; and generating a prediction block of the current block using the refined motion vector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Ha Hyun Lee, Jung Won Kang, Hyun Suk Ko, Sung Chang Lim, Jin Ho Lee, Dong San Jun, Seung Hyun Cho, Hui Yong Kim, Jin Soo Choi
  • Publication number: 20220152408
    Abstract: Disclosed is a magnetic-piezoelectric micro robot capable of a hyperthermia treatment, an electrotherapy and a cell therapy. The magnetic-piezoelectric micro robot includes a body and a stimulus generating layer formed at a surface of the body including a magnetic particle and a piezoelectric particle and generating heat from the magnetic particle and generating an electrical stimulus from the piezoelectric particle by an external stimulus, wherein one of a hyperthermia treatment by the magnetic particle or an electrotherapy by the piezoelectric particle is performed or both are performed simultaneously.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2021
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Hong Soo Choi, Seon Hyoung Kim, Jin Young Kim, SungWoong Jeon
  • Publication number: 20220159237
    Abstract: A method for coding image information includes generating prediction information by predicting information on a current coding unit, and determining whether the information on the current coding unit is the same as the prediction information. When the information on the current coding unit is the same as the prediction information, a flag indicating that the information on the current coding unit is the same as the prediction information is coded and transmitted. When the information on the current coding unit is not the same as the prediction information, a flag indicating that the information on the current coding unit is not the same as the prediction information and the information on the current coding unit are coded and transmitted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2022
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Se Yoon JEONG, Hui Yong KIM, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Ho LEE, Ha Hyun LEE, Jong Ho KIM, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Chie Teuk AHN, Gwang Hoon PARK, Kyung Yong KIM, Han Soo LEE, Tae Ryong KIM
  • Publication number: 20220159243
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for setting a reference picture index of a temporal merging candidate. An inter-picture prediction method using a temporal merging candidate can include the steps of: determining a reference picture index for a current block; and inducing a temporal merging candidate block of the current block and calculating a temporal merging candidate from the temporal merging candidate block, wherein the reference picture index of the temporal merging candidate can be calculated regardless of whether a block other than the current block is decoded. Accordingly, a video processing speed can be increased and video processing complexity can be reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2022
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Hui Yong KIM, Gwang Hoon PARK, Kyung Yong KIM, Sang Min KIM, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM
  • Publication number: 20220159270
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image encoding and decoding technique, and more particularly, to an image encoder and decoder using unidirectional prediction. The image encoder includes a dividing unit to divide a macro block into a plurality of sub-blocks, a unidirectional application determining unit to determine whether an identical prediction mode is applied to each of the plurality of sub-blocks, and a prediction mode determining unit to determine a prediction mode with respect to each of the plurality of sub-blocks based on a determined result of the unidirectional application determining unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2022
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Hae Chul CHOI, Se Yoon JEONG, Sung-Chang LIM, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woo HONG, Dong Gyu SIM, Seoung-Jun OH, Chang-Beom AHN, Gwang Hoon PARK, Seung Ryong KOOK, Sea-Nae PARK, Kwang-Su JEONG
  • Publication number: 20220159244
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for setting a reference picture index of a temporal merging candidate. An inter-picture prediction method using a temporal merging candidate can include the steps of: determining a reference picture index for a current block; and inducing a temporal merging candidate block of the current block and calculating a temporal merging candidate from the temporal merging candidate block, wherein the reference picture index of the temporal merging candidate can be calculated regardless of whether a block other than the current block is decoded. Accordingly, a video processing speed can be increased and video processing complexity can be reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2022
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Hui Yong KIM, Gwang Hoon PARK, Kyung Yong KIM, Sang Min KIM, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM
  • Publication number: 20220159271
    Abstract: An image encoding/decoding method and apparatus for performing intra prediction are provided. An image decoding method of the present invention comprises deriving an intra prediction mode for a current block, selecting at least one reconstructed sample line neighboring to the current block, constructing a reference sample using at least one reconstructed sample included in the at least one reconstructed sample line, and performing intra prediction for the current block based on the intra prediction mode and the reference sample.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2022
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Dong San JUN, Jin Ho LEE, Jung Won KANG, Hyun Suk KO, Sung Chang LIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Seung Hyun CHO, Hui Yong KIM, Jin Soo CHOI
  • Patent number: 11336899
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for encoding/decoding a video. To this end, the method for decoding a video may include: deriving a spatial merge candidate from at least one of spatial candidate blocks of a current block, deriving a temporal merge candidate from a co-located block of the current block, and generating a prediction block of the current block based on at least one of the derived spatial merge candidate and the derived temporal merge candidate, wherein a reference picture for the temporal merge candidate is selected based on a reference picture list of a current picture including the current block and a reference picture list of a co-located picture including the co-located block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Dong San Jun, Ha Hyun Lee, Jung Won Kang, Hyun Suk Ko, Sung Chang Lim, Jin Ho Lee, Seung Hyun Cho, Hui Yong Kim, Jin Soo Choi
  • Patent number: 11336901
    Abstract: An intra prediction method according to the present invention comprises the following steps: performing a directional prediction using at least one of a neighboring pixel of a current block and a left upper corner pixel positioned at a left upper corner of the current block so as to obtain a first prediction value for the current block; obtaining a second prediction value for the current block using the reference sample positioned in the current block; and weighted summing the first prediction value and the second prediction value using a weighting matrix so as to obtain a final prediction value for the current block. According to the present invention, image encoding/decoding efficiency may be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jin Ho Lee, Hui Yong Kim, Sung Chang Lim, Jong Ho Kim, Ha Hyun Lee, Se Yoon Jeong, Suk Hee Cho, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim, Chie Teuk Ahn
  • Patent number: 11333222
    Abstract: A power transmission apparatus of a hybrid electric vehicle includes an input shaft configured of receiving an engine torque, a motor shaft configured of receiving a torque of a motor/generator, first and second planetary gear sets respectively having first to third rotation elements and fourth to sixth rotation elements, a first shaft connected to the first rotation element and selectively connectable to each of the input shaft and the motor shaft, a second shaft fixedly connecting the second and fifth rotation elements, and selectively connectable to the input shaft, the motor shaft, and a transmission housing, respectively, a third shaft fixedly connecting the third and fourth rotation elements and selectively connectable to the transmission housing, a fourth shaft fixedly connecting the sixth rotation element and an output gear, and a plurality of engagement elements including at least one clutch and at least one brake.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Hyu Tae Shim, Bong Hyun Cho, Jae Young Jeon, Byung Dae Choi, Hyung Min Kim, Jin Yong Kim, Gwang Soo Hwang, Jun Seong Kang
  • Publication number: 20220150499
    Abstract: A method for decoding an image, the method including receiving a bitstream including image information, decoding base block size information on a size of a base block, and a residual quantization parameter of a decoding object unit, from the bitstream, deriving a predicted quantization parameter of the decoding object unit based on the base block size information, deriving a quantization parameter of the decoding object unit based on the predicted quantization parameter and the residual quantization parameter, and decoding the decoding object unit based on the quantization parameter of the decoding object unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Hui Yong KIM, Se Yoon JEONG, Suk Hee CHO, Jong Ho KIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Chie Teuk AHN
  • Patent number: 11328734
    Abstract: An encoding method for a multi-channel audio signal, an encoding apparatus for performing the encoding method, and a decoding method for a multi-channel audio signal and a decoding apparatus for performing the decoding method are disclosed. A method and apparatus of bypassing an MPEG Surround (MPS) standard operation and using an arbitrary tree when a number of audio signals of N channels exceeds a channel number defined in an MPS standard, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Seung Kwon Beack, Jeong Il Seo, Jong Mo Sung, Tae Jin Lee, Jin Soo Choi
  • Patent number: 11323699
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an encoding method and decoding method, and a device using the same. The encoding method according to the present invention comprises the steps of: specifying an intra prediction mode for a current block; and scanning a residual signal by intra prediction of the current block, wherein the step of scanning the residual signal can determine a scanning type for a luminance signal and a chroma signal of the current block according to an intra prediction mode for a luminance sample of the current block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Hui Yong Kim, Gwang Hoon Park, Kyung Yong Kim, Sung Chang Lim, Jin Ho Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim