Patents by Inventor Jinha HEO

Jinha HEO 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: 20180081233
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display apparatus. The display apparatus includes a flexible display panel for showing a picture, a panel support member disposed at the rear surface of the display panel for supporting the display panel, and a first hinge member fixed to the panel support member, the first hinge member having a predetermined axis of rotation. The display panel includes a first portion disposed in one side (first side) of two regions divided by an imaginary plane in which the axis of rotation is located and which is perpendicular to a front surface of the display panel and a second portion disposed in the other side (second side). The rear surface of the end portion of the first portion in the first side direction is exposed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jinha HEO, Hyunjong RYU
  • Patent number: 9844152
    Abstract: A display device includes a housing; at least one roller positioned within the housing; and a display portion including a display panel and a module cover, and the module cover is divided into a plurality of sections. The display panel and the module cover can transition from a first state where the display panel and the module cover are wound around the at least one roller to a second state where the display panel and the module cover are unwound from the at least one roller, in contact with each other, and exposed out of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jinha Heo, Jihoon Han, Inkeun Ryu
  • Patent number: 9839145
    Abstract: A display device is disclosed. The display device according to the present invention includes a display panel, a module cover coupled to the rear side of the display panel, and a housing coupled to the rear side of the module cover, wherein the housing comprises a driving unit configured to push at least part of the module cover such that the display panel is in at least one of a first state in which the display panel is flat and a second state in which the display panel is curved, wherein the driving unit comprises a motor assembly, at least one link having one side coupled to the motor assembly and the other side coupled to the module cover, and a guide coming into contact with at least one side of the at least one link to enable the at least one link to be pushed up and pulled down according to direction of a driving force transferred from the motor assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Hyunjong Ryu, Kitae Kang, Jaehyun Sung, Sangdon Park, Jinha Heo, Sungjin Eun, Inkeun Ryu, Donghyok Shin
  • Publication number: 20170347466
    Abstract: A display device is disclosed. The display device includes a flexible display panel, a flexible plate positioned at a rear of the flexible display panel, a rigid bar adjacent to an edge of a back surface of the flexible plate, a drive unit installed to a rear of the flexible plate, and a wing plate connecting the drive unit to the rigid bar and hinge-coupled to the rigid bar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Kitae KANG, Jinha HEO, Dohyeon KIM, Choonghwoan LEE, Soonhwang KWON, Deogjin LEE
  • Publication number: 20170347469
    Abstract: A display device of the present disclosure includes a transparent plate, a first display panel disposed at on a first surface of the transparent plate, a first transparent frame disposed at on the first surface of the transparent plate and adjacent to a side of the first display panel, a first receiving portion formed on at the transparent plate and positioned between the transparent plate and the first display panel, a slot formed at at least one of the transparent plate or the first transparent frame, a first member layer connected to a first side of the first display panel, a first PCB connected to the first member layer and positioned at the first receiving portion, and a first cable extended extending from the first PCB and inserted into the slot.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jinha HEO, Sangtae PARK, Jonghyun BYEON, Jeongsik CHOI, Hyunjong RYU, Myeongwook BAE, Jingyu KIM, Kyounghwa PARK, Sangdon PARK, Jongjin WOO
  • Patent number: 9743542
    Abstract: A display device includes a housing; at least one roller positioned within the housing; a display portion including a display panel and a module cover; and at least one support connected to a top of the display portion and to raise or lower the display portion. The display panel and the module cover transition from a first state where the display panel and the module cover are wound around the at least one roller to a second state where the display panel and the module cover are unwound from the at least one roller, in contact with each other, and exposed out of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jinha Heo, Dohyeon Kim, Inkeun Ryu
  • Publication number: 20170156220
    Abstract: A display device includes a housing; at least one roller positioned within the housing; a display portion including a display panel and a module cover; and an operating portion connected to one end of the display portion and to change a display portion's state, wherein the display panel and the module cover transition from a first state where the display panel and the module cover are wound around the at least one roller to a second state where the display panel and the module cover are unwound from the at least one roller, in contact with each other, and exposed out of the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Publication date: June 1, 2017
    Inventors: Jinha HEO, Dohyeon KIM, Inkeun RYU
  • Publication number: 20170156219
    Abstract: A display device includes a housing; at least one roller positioned within the housing; and a display portion including a display panel and a module cover, and the module cover is divided into a plurality of sections. The display panel and the module cover can transition from a first state where the display panel and the module cover are wound around the at least one roller to a second state where the display panel and the module cover are unwound from the at least one roller, in contact with each other, and exposed out of the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Publication date: June 1, 2017
    Inventors: JINHA HEO, JIHOON HAN, INKEUN RYU
  • Publication number: 20170156225
    Abstract: A display device includes a housing; at least one roller positioned within the housing; a display portion including a display panel and a module cover; and at least one support connected to a top of the display portion and to raise or lower the display portion. The display panel and the module cover transition from a first state where the display panel and the module cover are wound around the at least one roller to a second state where the display panel and the module cover are unwound from the at least one roller, in contact with each other, and exposed out of the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Publication date: June 1, 2017
    Inventors: Jinha HEO, Dohyeon KIM, Inkeun RYU
  • Publication number: 20170013726
    Abstract: A display device that includes a housing with at least one Printed Circuit Board (PCB) and a plurality of rollers disposed in the housing. The display device also includes a display unit which, in turn, includes a display panel and a module cover. The display device further includes a driving unit that is connected to the display panel and the module cover. The driving unit moves the display panel and the module cover between a first state and a second state. In the first state, the panel and module cover are wound around at least one of the plurality of rollers, and in the second state they are unwound from the at least one of the plurality of rollers and exposed by being drawn out from the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2015
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Inventors: JIHOON HAN, Kitae Kang, Jinha Heo, Dohyeon Kim, Hyunjong Ryu, Jaeho Kim, Inkeun Ryu, Namhyeon Choi
  • Publication number: 20160295711
    Abstract: A display device is disclosed. The display device according to the present invention includes a display panel, a module cover coupled to the rear side of the display panel, and a housing coupled to the rear side of the module cover, wherein the housing comprises a driving unit configured to push at least part of the module cover such that the display panel is in at least one of a first state in which the display panel is flat and a second state in which the display panel is curved, wherein the driving unit comprises a motor assembly, at least one link having one side coupled to the motor assembly and the other side coupled to the module cover, and a guide coming into contact with at least one side of the at least one link to enable the at least one link to be pushed up and pulled down according to direction of a driving force transferred from the motor assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Inventors: Hyunjong RYU, Kitae KANG, Jaehyun SUNG, Sangdon PARK, Jinha HEO, Sungiin EUN, Inkeun RYU, Donghyok SHIN
  • Publication number: 20140368765
    Abstract: Provided is a display device that includes a display panel including a front substrate and a back substrate. A frame may be provided behind the display panel and a supporting film may be provided between the display panel and the frame. The supporting film may be connected to a rear surface of the display panel and to the frame. An optical layer may be provided between the supporting film and the frame. The supporting film may extend from the display panel to the frame such that the supporting film is provided a prescribed distance from an edge of the optical layer in a first direction parallel to a front surface of the display panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jaeho KIM, Kyoungmok KIM, Youngsung KIM, Jinha HEO
  • Publication number: 20140347597
    Abstract: A display device is provided. The display device may include a display panel including a front substrate and a back substrate, a frame positioned behind the display panel, an optical layer positioned between the display panel and the frame, and a supporting film attached to the display panel and connected to the frame. The display device may also include a fastening device for fastening the supporting film to the frame. The display panel may include a front polarizing film attached to a front surface of the front substrate, and a back polarizing film attached to a back surface of the back substrate. The supporting film may be attached to the back polarizing film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventors: Jaeho KIM, Bumgi MIN, Youngsung KIM, Jinha HEO
  • Publication number: 20140176850
    Abstract: A display device is provided. The display device may include a display panel including a front substrate and a back substrate, a frame positioned behind the display panel, an optical layer positioned between the display panel and the frame, and a supporting film attached to the display panel and connected to the frame. The display device may also include a fastening device for fastening the supporting film to the frame. The display panel may include a front polarizing film attached to a front surface of the front substrate, and a back polarizing film attached to a back surface of the back substrate. The supporting film may be attached to the back polarizing film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2013
    Publication date: June 26, 2014
    Inventors: Jaeho KIM, Bumgi MIN, Youngsung KIM, Jinha HEO