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).

  • Patent number: 9262014
    Abstract: A touch recognition apparatus of a curved display according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a curved screen on which an image is displayed. A transparent plate is disposed behind the curved screen. An infrared lamp is provided in a lateral side of the transparent plate and irradiating infrared light. A uniformity tape is bonded or coated onto the lateral side of the transparent plate and irradiates the infrared light irradiated from the infrared lamp to the curved screen while spreading the infrared light to the transparent plate. An infrared camera is configured to photograph an infrared image reflected from the curved screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Jong Bok Lee, Gideok Kwon
  • Patent number: 9256325
    Abstract: A curved display apparatus includes a projector, first and second mirrors, a curved screen, an infrared illuminator, an infrared camera, and a controller. The projector is configured to project an image onto a projection area. The first mirror is configured to reflect the image projected from the projector. The second mirror is configured to reflect the image reflected from the first mirror. The curved screen is configured to display the image reflected from the second mirror. The infrared illuminator is configured to output infrared rays onto the curved screen. The infrared camera is configured to capture an infrared image of the curved screen. The controller is configured to determine the image displayed on the curved screen and control the projector according to the determined image, determine a light reflection area based on the infrared image, and control the projector to rearrange an image displayed in the light reflection area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2016
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventor: Jong Bok Lee
  • Patent number: 9239650
    Abstract: A curved touch display apparatus for providing tactile feedback is provided. The curved touch display comprises a curved screen, in which an image is displayed; and a projector including an infrared irradiator for irradiating infrared rays to the curved screen. An infrared camera photographs an infrared image reflected from the curved screen. An ultrasonic wave array module includes a plurality of ultrasonic wave generators which generate airborne ultrasonic waves. A controller determines a touched point on the curved screen based on the infrared image, and controls an operation of the ultrasonic wave array module to generate airborne ultrasonic waves directed to the touched point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventor: Jong Bok Lee
  • Publication number: 20160004418
    Abstract: A user interface apparatus includes a first user interface configured to display host information; and a second user interface configured to display guest information, and to transmit the guest information to the first user interface if a linking signal for the guest information is received, wherein the first user interface displays the guest information by changing the host information to the guest information. Therefore, by integrating a cluster which is a first user interface with a center fascia which is a second user interface to implement a large area screen, and linking information between the cluster and the center fascia, it is possible to reduce attention dispersion during driving, to improve a driver's recognition rate, and to improve a driver's convenience.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2014
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Inventors: Jia LEE, Jongmin OH, Gideok KWON, Yong LEE, Taeyub KIM, Hotaek LEE, HeeJin RO, Inseong PARK, Jong Yong NAM, Jong Bok LEE, Seok-Young YOUN, Gi Beom HONG
  • Patent number: 9146641
    Abstract: A touch display device for a vehicle and a driving method thereof are provided. The touch display device includes a touch panel that displays an image and an image irradiation unit that provides the image to the touch panel. In addition, a lighting unit radiates infrared rays to the touch panel and an image capturing unit captures an image that corresponds to a touch on the touch panel. An emergency button unit that includes at least one emergency button is activated on the touch panel during an emergency mode. A controller is configured to activate the emergency mode by sensing a failure of one of the touch panel, the image irradiation unit, the lighting unit, and the image capturing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventor: Jong Bok Lee
  • Patent number: 9081180
    Abstract: A display apparatus and method for a vehicle are provided. The display apparatus includes a laser scanning projector that projects an image onto a predetermined projection area and a first mirror that reflects the projected image. A second mirror reflects the image reflected from the first mirror and a third mirror reflects the image reflected from the second mirror. A first curved screen displays the image reflected from the third mirror and a fourth mirror is disposed between the laser scanning projector and the first mirror. A second curved screen displays an image reflected from the fourth mirror. A controller determines the image displayed on the first curved screen and the image displayed on the second curved screen. The fourth mirror is rotated by a motor with respect to a rotation shaft and selectively reflects the projected images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventor: Jong Bok Lee
  • Publication number: 20150185962
    Abstract: A touch recognition apparatus of a curved display according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a curved screen on which an image is displayed. A transparent plate is disposed behind the curved screen. An infrared lamp is provided in a lateral side of the transparent plate and irradiating infrared light. A uniformity tape is bonded or coated onto the lateral side of the transparent plate and irradiates the infrared light irradiated from the infrared lamp to the curved screen while spreading the infrared light to the transparent plate. An infrared camera is configured to photograph an infrared image reflected from the curved screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2014
    Publication date: July 2, 2015
    Inventors: Jong Bok LEE, Gideok Kwon
  • Patent number: 9069413
    Abstract: A touch display apparatus of a vehicle includes: a touch panel including a display area for displaying an image and a button area for displaying a button; an ultrasonic wave generator irradiating an airborne ultra sound wave to the button area so that the button area is deformed to a shape of three dimensional button; an image irradiator irradiating the image to the touch panel; and an image capturer capturing the button area in order to determine whether the three dimensional button is touched.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventor: Jong Bok Lee
  • Publication number: 20150178887
    Abstract: A display control apparatus of a vehicle for controlling a graphical user interface on a screen of a display apparatus which is mounted to a vehicle is provided. The display control apparatus includes a time information detector configured to detect time information for determining the height of the sun. A driving information detector is configured to detect driving information for determining a driving direction of the vehicle. A controller is configured to receive the time information from the time information detector and the driving information detected from the driving information detector so as to reposition a graphical user interface area where the graphical user interface is displayed on the screen. The graphical user interface area may be repositioned so as to escape from a reflection area where sunlight is reflected by the screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2014
    Publication date: June 25, 2015
    Inventors: Tae Yub KIM, Ho Taek LEE, Hee Jin RO, Jong Yong NAM, Jong Bok LEE, Yong LEE, In Seong PARK
  • Publication number: 20150169077
    Abstract: A curved display apparatus and method for a vehicle are provided. The apparatus includes a projector disposed within a dashboard and configured to project an image onto a predetermined projection area. A first mirror reflects the image projected from the projector. A second mirror reflects the image reflected from the first mirror and a curved screen of the dashboard displays the image reflected from the second mirror. An infrared illuminator outputs infrared rays onto the curved screen and an infrared imaging device captures an infrared image of the curved screen. A physical button layer storage includes a housing and a physical button layer accommodated inside the housing and is drawn out to the front of the curved screen. A controller determines a touched position based on the infrared image and determines whether a pop-up condition is satisfied to draw out the physical button layer the front of the curved screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Inventor: Jong Bok Lee
  • Publication number: 20150165906
    Abstract: A display apparatus and method for a vehicle is provided. The display apparatus includes a display panel disposed within a dashboard and operated by a controller to display a first image that corresponds to a first polarization component and a second image that corresponds to a second polarization component. The controller is configured to determine that the first image is displayed on a first screen and the second image is displayed on a windshield glass. A first polarizing film is attached to one surface of the first screen through which the controller is configured to transmit the first image that corresponds to the first polarization component. Further, a second polarizing film is attached to one surface of a second screen, which is disposed on an upper surface of the dashboard, through which the controller is configured to transmit the second image that corresponds to the second polarization component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2014
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventor: Jong Bok Lee
  • Publication number: 20150169135
    Abstract: A curved display apparatus includes a projector, first and second mirrors, a curved screen, an infrared illuminator, an infrared camera, and a controller. The projector is configured to project an image onto a projection area. The first mirror is configured to reflect the image projected from the projector. The second mirror is configured to reflect the image reflected from the first mirror. The curved screen is configured to display the image reflected from the second mirror. The infrared illuminator is configured to output infrared rays onto the curved screen. The infrared camera is configured to capture an infrared image of the curved screen. The controller is configured to determine the image displayed on the curved screen and control the projector according to the determined image, determine a light reflection area based on the infrared image, and control the projector to rearrange an image displayed in the light reflection area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2014
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Inventor: Jong Bok LEE
  • Publication number: 20150168718
    Abstract: A display apparatus and method for a vehicle are provided. The display apparatus includes a laser scanning projector that projects an image onto a predetermined projection area and a first mirror that reflects the projected image. A second mirror reflects the image reflected from the first mirror and a third mirror reflects the image reflected from the second mirror. A first curved screen displays the image reflected from the third mirror and a fourth mirror is disposed between the laser scanning projector and the first mirror. A second curved screen displays an image reflected from the fourth mirror. A controller determines the image displayed on the first curved screen and the image displayed on the second curved screen. The fourth mirror is rotated by a motor with respect to a rotation shaft and selectively reflects the projected images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Inventor: Jong Bok Lee
  • Publication number: 20150156447
    Abstract: A curved display apparatus for a vehicle includes a laser scanning projector projecting an image onto a predetermined projection area. A first plane mirror is configured to reflect the image projected from the laser scanning projector, and a second plane mirror is configured to reflect the image reflected from the first plane mirror. A curved screen is configured to display the image reflected from the second plane mirror. A controller is configured to control output timing of laser beams outputted from the laser scanning projector based on a shape of the curved screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2014
    Publication date: June 4, 2015
    Applicant: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventor: Jong Bok LEE
  • Publication number: 20150151752
    Abstract: A method for determining a lateral direction distance of a preceding vehicle and a heads-up display (HUD) system using the same are disclosed. The method may include steps of detecting input variables, determining whether a determination condition of a lateral direction distance is satisfied, and determining a lateral direction distance of the preceding vehicle based on the input variables if the determination condition of the lateral distance is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2014
    Publication date: June 4, 2015
    Inventor: Jong Bok LEE
  • Publication number: 20150156448
    Abstract: A curved display apparatus and method for providing a rear combination lamp function are provided. The apparatus includes a laser scanning projector configured to project an image onto a predetermined projection area. A first reflection mirror is configured to reflect the image projected from the laser scanning projector and a second reflection mirror is configured to reflect the image reflected from the first reflection mirror. A curved screen displays the image reflected from the second reflection mirror. A controller is configured to receive data from a data detector that detects a running state, determine an image to be displayed on the curved screen from an image data list set in advance based on the received data, and operate the laser scanning projector based on the determined image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2014
    Publication date: June 4, 2015
    Applicant: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventor: Jong Bok Lee
  • Publication number: 20150092114
    Abstract: A keystone correction apparatus and method of curved display are provided. The apparatus includes a curved screen that displays an image and a projector that has an infrared lighting device to irradiate infrared light to the curved screen. An infrared imaging device is configured to capture infrared light reflected from the curved screen. A controller is configured to determine whether the curved screen is distorted using an infrared image captured by the infrared imaging device and perform a keystone correction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2013
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventor: Jong Bok Lee
  • Publication number: 20150091876
    Abstract: A curved display with a safety button is provided. The curved display includes a curved screen that displays an image and a safety button that includes a plurality of piezo actuators arranged at predetermined intervals along a guide part on the curved screen. A controller is configured to operate equipment within a vehicle based on sensing the piezo actuators are sensed and operate the piezo actuators. Since the piezo actuators are arranged at predetermined intervals on the front of the curved screen, a physical button works even when a touch sensor fails.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2013
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventor: Jong Bok Lee
  • Publication number: 20150084929
    Abstract: A curved touch display apparatus for providing tactile feedback is provided. The curved touch display comprises a curved screen, in which an image is displayed; and a projector including an infrared irradiator for irradiating infrared rays to the curved screen. An infrared camera photographs an infrared image reflected from the curved screen. An ultrasonic wave array module includes a plurality of ultrasonic wave generators which generate airborne ultrasonic waves. A controller determines a touched point on the curved screen based on the infrared image, and controls an operation of the ultrasonic wave array module to generate airborne ultrasonic waves directed to the touched point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2013
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventor: Jong Bok LEE
  • Publication number: 20150084988
    Abstract: A head-up display device for a vehicle using augmented reality includes a distance detector configured to detect a distance between a driver's vehicle and a front vehicle in front of the driver's vehicle to output distance information. A navigator is configured to output a position of the driver's vehicle and information about a road on which the driver's vehicle drives, as driving information. An image controller is configured to calculate a transverse position of the front vehicle according to the distance information and the driving information, and generate image information corresponding to the front vehicle by using the transverse position. The image controller corrects the transverse position according to whether any one of the driver's vehicle and the front vehicle enters a junction between a curved road and a straight road.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2013
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventor: Jong Bok LEE