Patents by Inventor Jong Bok Lee

Jong Bok Lee 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: 20190304903
    Abstract: A semiconductor device is provided. The semiconductor device includes a substrate comprising a lower wire, an etch stop layer on the substrate, an interlayer insulating layer on the etch stop layer, an upper wire disposed in the interlayer insulating layer and separated from the lower wire and a via formed in the interlayer insulating layer and the etch stop layer and connecting the lower wire with the upper wire, wherein the via comprises a first portion in the etch stop layer and a second portion in the interlayer insulating layer, and wherein a sidewall of the first portion of the via increases stepwise.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Woo Kyung YOU, Eui Bok LEE, Jong Min BAEK, Su Hyun BARK, Jang Ho LEE, Sang Hoon AHN, Hyeok Sang OH
  • Patent number: 10430063
    Abstract: An input apparatus includes an operating portion including a plurality of metal buttons for receiving a manipulation command, a display for visually providing a control command created based on an output signal from the operating portion, and a controller for converting the operating portion to an active state if a predetermined first manipulation command is input to the operating portion, and for controlling the display to provide an increment adjustment screen in which a predetermined first increment has been adjusted if a predetermined drag touch is input to the operating portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS COPORATION
    Inventors: Kye Yoon Kim, HeeJin Ro, Gi Beom Hong, Seok-young Youn, Gideok Kwon, Jong Bok Lee, Donghee Seok
  • Patent number: 10423326
    Abstract: A vehicle configured to receive a command of a user and a control method for the same may include a manipulator having a metal bar extending in a first direction and formed of a metal material, and a plurality of detectors disposed adjacent to the metal bar in the first direction, a display configured to display a manipulation result of the manipulator, and a controller configured to generate a control signal for controlling an operation of the display based on an output signal of the manipulator, wherein, when a drag touch is input to the manipulator in the first direction, the display displays a function execution screen for a function mapped to the manipulator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Seok-young Youn, HeeJin Ro, Gi Beom Hong, Kye Yoon Kim, Gideok Kwon, Jong Bok Lee, Donghee Seok
  • Publication number: 20190244896
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a lower insulating layer disposed on a substrate. A conductive pattern is formed in the lower insulating layer. A middle insulating layer is disposed on the lower insulating layer and the conductive pattern. A via control region is formed in the middle insulating layer. An upper insulating layer is disposed on the middle insulating layer and the via control region. A via plug is formed to pass through the via control region and to be connected to the conductive pattern. The via control region has a lower etch rate than the middle insulating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Eui Bok LEE, Jong Min BAEK, Sang Hoon AHN, Hyeok Sang OH
  • Publication number: 20190210629
    Abstract: A steering wheel includes: a wheel frame; a base, which includes a metal composite, coupled to the wheel frame to cover the wheel frame; a sensor electrode disposed on the base; and a sensor integrated circuit (IC) electrically connected to the sensor electrode and configured to sense a change in capacitance of the sensor electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Gideok KWON, Donghee SEOK, Jong Bok LEE, Heejin RO
  • Publication number: 20190210630
    Abstract: Disclosed is a steering wheel. The steering wheel includes a wheel frame; a base coupled to cover the wheel frame; a sensor electrode arranged on the base and configured to receive a driver's touch input; and a controller configured to set up a touch area for manipulation to control components of a vehicle based on a touch area of the sensor electrode having received the touch input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Donghee SEOK, Gideok KWON, Jong Bok LEE, HeeJin RO
  • Publication number: 20190210465
    Abstract: A touch input device includes: a frame having a plurality of frame holes; a flexible printed circuit board coupled to one surface of the frame and having a plurality of holes corresponding to the plurality of frame holes; a sensor electrode disposed on the flexible printed circuit board; and a sensor integrated circuit (IC) electrically connected to the sensor electrode and configured to sense a change in capacitance value of the sensor electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Donghee SEOK, Gideok KWON, Jong Bok LEE, HeeJin RO
  • Patent number: 10341930
    Abstract: A mobile ad-hoc routing apparatus includes a first communication module and a second communication module configured to transmit and receive data through a first communication band and a second communication band, respectively, a memory configured to store a program for transmitting and receiving the data, and a processor configured to execute the program stored in the memory, wherein when the program is executed, the processor receives first control information broadcast by one or more neighboring nodes via the first communication module and stores the first control information in the memory, wherein the first control information includes current position and communication status information of the neighboring node, the processor updates information on the neighboring node on the basis of the first control information, generates packet forwarding information which includes information on a node which currently allows packet data to be transmitted based on the updated information on the neighboring node, and
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Myung eun Kim, Tae Joon Park, Sun Jin Kim, Jong Hyun Park, Hyo Chan Bang, Myung Nam Bae, Dong Beom Shin, Hoe Sung Yang, Kang Bok Lee, Sang Yeoun Lee, Hye Sun Lee, Jin Chul Choi, Sang Gi Hong
  • Publication number: 20190198342
    Abstract: Provided herein is a method of forming micropatterns, including: forming an etching target film on a substrate; forming a photosensitivity assisting layer on the etching target film, the photosensitivity assisting layer being terminated with a hydrophilic group; forming an adhesive layer on the photosensitivity assisting layer, the adhesive layer forming a covalent bond with the hydrophilic group; forming a hydrophobic photoresist film on the adhesive layer; and patterning the photoresist film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: SANG-SHIN JANG, JONG-MIN BAEK, HOON-SEOK SEO, EUI-BOK LEE, SUNG-JIN KANG, VIETHA NGUYEN, DEOK-YOUNG JUNG, SANG-HOON AHN, HYEOK-SANG OH, WOO-KYUNG YOU
  • Patent number: 10325567
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a vehicle and method for controlling the vehicle, which relates to a technology for reconstructing a screen to be displayed in a display area based on a display area of an external device held in a holding groove inside the vehicle. The vehicle includes: a holding groove configured to hold an external device when the external device is inserted thereto; an electrode positioned in the holding groove that is configured to transmit a frequency signal to the external device; a controller configured to generate image data to reconstruct a screen to be displayed on the external device according to information about a display area of the external device set up by the external device based on the frequency signal; and a communicator configured to transmit the image data to the external device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jong Hyuck Heo, Gideok Kwon, Jong Bok Lee
  • Publication number: 20190181088
    Abstract: Semiconductor devices are provided. The semiconductor devices may include a substrate, a first insulating film on the substrate, a lower metal layer in the first insulating film, and a second insulating film on the first insulating film. The lower metal layer may be in the second insulating film, the second insulating film may include a lower surface facing the substrate and an upper surface that is opposite the lower surface, and the upper surface of the second insulating film may be upwardly convex. The semiconductor devices may further include a barrier dielectric film including a recess on the second insulating film, and a via metal layer that is in the recess of the barrier dielectric film and electrically connected with the lower metal layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Eui Bok Lee, Deok Young JUNG, Sang Bom KANG, Doo-Hwan PARK, Jong Min BAEK, Sang Hoon AHN, Hyeok Sang OH, Woo Kyung YOU
  • Publication number: 20190171330
    Abstract: Disclosed is a touch control device comprising at least two modules. A touch control device includes a submodule having a first housing, a first sensor electrode formed on at least one face of the first housing, and a first sensor integrated circuit (IC) detecting a change in permittivity of the first sensor electrode, and a main module having a second housing detachably coupled to the first housing, a second sensor electrode formed at least one face of the second housing, a second sensor IC detecting a change in permittivity of the second sensor electrode, a power supplier provided to supply power to the submodule, a communication module provided to communicate with an external device, and a controller configured to control the external device based on the change in permittivity of the second sensor IC.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Donghee SEOK, Gideok KWON, Jong Bok LEE, HeeJin RO
  • Patent number: 10306113
    Abstract: A camera includes a lens part in which a lens is installed, a housing coupled to the lens part, and a substrate electrically coupled to the lens part, wherein the housing includes a metal compound, a heating-element groove is formed over one or more surfaces of the housing, and a heating element including a conductive material is disposed in the heating-element groove, and wherein the substrate includes a coupling part coupled with the heating element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Jong Bok Lee, Gideok Kwon, HeeJin Ro
  • Publication number: 20190152391
    Abstract: A proximity sensor installed inside a vehicle can include: an outer frame formed of a first non-conductive substance and including a first metal layer; an inner frame formed of a second non-conductive substance, including a second metal layer, and disposed in an interior of the outer frame; a sensor electrode contacting the second metal layer; and a sensor Integrated Circuit (IC) connected to the sensor electrode and configured to detect an approach or a contact of a user's hand. The first metal layer can be connected to the ground (GND) so as to confine a sensing field of the sensor electrode to the interior of the outer frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Gideok Kwon, Seok Jun Oh, Moo Yong Kim, Donghee Seok, Jong Bok Lee, HeeJin Ro
  • Publication number: 20190148289
    Abstract: A semiconductor device is provided. The semiconductor device includes a substrate including a lower wiring, a first interlayer insulating film disposed on the substrate and including a first region and a second region over the first region, an etch stop film on the first interlayer insulating film, a second interlayer insulating film on the etch stop film, a first upper wiring in the second interlayer insulating film, the etch stop film, and the second region of the first interlayer insulating film and the first upper wiring is spaced apart from the lower wiring and a via in the first region of the first interlayer insulating film, and the via connects the lower wiring and the first upper wiring, wherein the first upper wiring includes a first portion in the second interlayer insulating film, and a second portion in the etch stop film and the second region of the first interlayer insulating film, and a sidewall of the second portion of the first upper wiring includes a stepwise shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Hoon Seok SEO, Jong Min BAEK, Su Hyun BARK, Sang Hoon AHN, Hyeok Sang OH, Eui Bok LEE
  • Publication number: 20190138130
    Abstract: A touch control device includes a metal plate having a first surface on a top surface of the metal plate, a second surface on a bottom surface of the metal plate, and a plurality of signal transferring holes penetrating between the first surface and the second surface, a dielectric arranged to contact the second surface of the metal plate, and a sensor electrode arranged to contact the dielectric.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: HeeJin RO, Gideok KWON, Donghee SEOK, Jong Bok LEE
  • Publication number: 20190126754
    Abstract: A control panel for a vehicle includes a plurality of buttons disposed on the control panel, and at least one conductive rib disposed on the plurality of buttons. The control panel is made of a non-conductive material. The conductive rib is connected to an electrostatic protection circuit or a touch controller so that the electrostatic protection can be realized through the conductive rib or the conductive rib can serve as a touch button.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Inventors: Heejin RO, Gideok KWON, Donghee SEOK, Jong Bok LEE
  • Publication number: 20190115917
    Abstract: A proximity sensor is provided. The proximity sensor has an exposed exterior surface formed of a metal material to improve the aesthetics thereof. The proximity sensor mounted within a vehicle includes a frame formed of a nonconductive material and a metal layer that covers an exterior surface of the frame. A sensor electrode contacts the metal layer and a sensor integrated circuit (IC) connected to the sensor electrode to sense an approach or a contact of a user on the metal layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Gideok Kwon, Seok Jun OH, Moo Yong Kim, Donghee Seok, Jong Bok Lee, HeeJin Ro
  • Publication number: 20190114066
    Abstract: A vehicle configured to receive a command of a user and a control method for the same may include a manipulator having a metal bar extending in a first direction and formed of a metal material, and a plurality of detectors disposed adjacent to the metal bar in the first direction, a display configured to display a manipulation result of the manipulator, and a controller configured to generate a control signal for controlling an operation of the display based on an output signal of the manipulator, wherein, when a drag touch is input to the manipulator in the first direction, the display displays a function execution screen for a function mapped to the manipulator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Seok-young Youn, HeeJin Ro, Gi Beom Hong, Kye Yoon Kim, Gideok Kwon, Jong Bok Lee, Donghee Seok
  • Publication number: 20190095029
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an input device for vehicle and control method of the same, and more particularly, to an input device for vehicle implemented as a plurality of sensor electrodes and control method of the input device. The input device may include: first sensor electrodes arranged in a first preset channel area with a first preset density; second sensor electrodes arranged in a second preset channel area with a second preset density, the second density being less than the first density; and a controller configured to determine a capacitive reference value of the input device based on first sensor value information that is collected from the first sensor electrodes and the second sensor electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Donghee Seok, Gideok Kwon, Jong Bok Lee, HeeJin Ro