Patents by Inventor Jong Keun Youn

Jong Keun Youn 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: 9900414
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication, a display, and a controller configured to, activate a mode for voice recognition in response to a touch input to a soft button displayed on the display or to a hard button on the mobile terminal, receive a first voice input associated with a phone call relating operation of the mobile terminal, display an indicator on the display indicating the voice input is being recognized by the mobile terminal, analyze the context of a voice command in the voice input, execute the call relating operation only if there is a single contact in a phonebook that matches the voice command in the first voice input, if there is no single contact that matches the voice command of the received voice input, display a plurality of candidates that is analyzed based on the voice command, receive a second input according to a plurality of candidates, and execute the call relating operation based on the second input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jong-Keun Youn, Dae-Sung Jung, Jae-Hoon Yu, Tae-Jun Kim, Jae-Min Joh, Jae-Do Kwak, Jong-Ho Shin
  • Publication number: 20170257470
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication, a display, and a controller configured to, activate a mode for voice recognition in response to a touch input to a soft button displayed on the display or to a hard button on the mobile terminal, receive a first voice input associated with a phone call relating operation of the mobile terminal, display an indicator on the display indicating the voice input is being recognized by the mobile terminal, analyze the context of a voice command in the voice input, execute the call relating operation only if there is a single contact in a phonebook that matches the voice command in the first voice input, if there is no single contact that matches the voice command of the received voice input, display a plurality of candidates that is analyzed based on the voice command, receive a second input according to a plurality of candidates, and execute the call relating operation based on the second input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jong-Keun YOUN, Dae-Sung JUNG, Jae-Hoon YU, Tae-Jun KIM, Jae-Min JOH, Jae-Do KWAK, Jong-Ho SHIN
  • Patent number: 9692865
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication, a display, and a controller configured to, activate a mode for voice recognition in response to a touch input to a soft button displayed on the display or to a hard button on the mobile terminal, receive a first voice input associated with a phone call relating operation of the mobile terminal, display an indicator on the display indicating the voice input is being recognized by the mobile terminal, analyze the context of a voice command in the voice input, execute the call relating operation only if there is a single contact in a phonebook that matches the voice command in the first voice input, if there is no single contact that matches the voice command of the received voice input, display a plurality of candidates that is analyzed based on the voice command, receive a second input according to a plurality of candidates, and execute the call relating operation based on the second input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jong-Keun Youn, Dae-Sung Jung, Jae-Hoon Yu, Tae-Jun Kim, Jae-Min Joh, Jae-Do Kwak, Jong-Ho Shin
  • Publication number: 20170019515
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication, a display, and a controller configured to, activate a mode for voice recognition in response to a touch input to a soft button displayed on the display or to a hard button on the mobile terminal, receive a first voice input associated with a phone call relating operation of the mobile terminal, display an indicator on the display indicating the voice input is being recognized by the mobile terminal, analyze the context of a voice command in the voice input, execute the call relating operation only if there is a single contact in a phonebook that matches the voice command in the first voice input, if there is no single contact that matches the voice command of the received voice input, display a plurality of candidates that is analyzed based on the voice command, receive a second input according to a plurality of candidates, and execute the call relating operation based on the second input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Applicant: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jong-Keun YOUN, Dae-Sung JUNG, Jae-Hoon YU, Tae-Jun KIM, Jae-Min JOH, Jae-Do Kwak, Jong-Ho SHIN
  • Patent number: 9497305
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication, a display, and a controller configured to, activate a mode for voice recognition in response to a touch input to a soft button displayed on the display or to a hard button on the mobile terminal, receive a first voice input associated with a phone call relating operation of the mobile terminal, display an indicator on the display indicating the voice input is being recognized by the mobile terminal, analyze the context of a voice command in the voice input, execute the call relating operation only if there is a single contact in a phonebook that matches the voice command in the first voice input, if there is no single contact that matches the voice command of the received voice input, display a plurality of candidates that is analyzed based on the voice command, receive a second input according to a plurality of candidates, and execute the call relating operation based on the second input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jong-Keun Youn, Dae-Sung Jung, Jae-Hoon Yu, Tae-Jun Kim, Jae-Min Joh, Jae-Do Kwak, Jong-Ho Shin
  • Patent number: 9465794
    Abstract: Disclose is a mobile terminal and control method thereof for inputting a voice to automatically generate a message to be sent during conversation using a mobile messenger, and it may include a microphone for inputting a user's voice, a display unit for displaying a mobile messenger; and a controller for inputting and recognizing a user's voice when a mobile messenger is implemented and then converting into a message to display the message on a message input window of the mobile messenger, and sending the displayed message to the other party which has been preset, and displaying the message sent to the other party and a message received from the other party in the sending and receiving order on a send/receive display window of the mobile messenger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Sun-Hwa Cha, Jong-Keun Youn
  • Publication number: 20150126252
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication, a display, and a controller configured to, activate a mode for voice recognition in response to a touch input to a soft button displayed on the display or to a hard button on the mobile terminal, receive a first voice input associated with a phone call relating operation of the mobile terminal, display an indicator on the display indicating the voice input is being recognized by the mobile terminal, analyze the context of a voice command in the voice input, execute the call relating operation only if there is a single contact in a phonebook that matches the voice command in the first voice input, if there is no single contact that matches the voice command of the received voice input, display a plurality of candidates that is analyzed based on the voice command, receive a second input according to a plurality of candidates, and execute the call relating operation based on the second input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2015
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jong-Keun YOUN, Dae-Sung JUNG, Jae-Hoon YU, Tae-Jun KIM, Jae-Min JOH, Jae-Do KWAK, Jong-Ho SHIN
  • Patent number: 8958848
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including an input unit configured to receive an input to activate a voice recognition function on the mobile terminal and a memory configured to store multiple domains related to menus and operations of the mobile terminal. It further includes a controller configured to access a specific domain among the multiple domains included in the memory based on the received input to activate the voice recognition function, to recognize user speech based on a language model and an acoustic model of the accessed domain, and to determine at least one menu and operation of the mobile terminal based on the accessed specific domain and the recognized user speech.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jong-Ho Shin, Jong-Keun Youn, Dae-Sung Jung, Jae-Hoon Yu, Tae-Jun Kim, Jae-Min Joh, Jae-Do Kwak
  • Patent number: 8682374
    Abstract: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed. According to the present invention, when audio information including recorded voice of a correspondent party is displayed on a screen of a mobile terminal, contact information matching the audio information of the correspondent party stored in the mobile terminal is searched and displayed on the screen. Therefore, a user is able to directly contact the correspondent party having recorded the audio information within the screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Tae Jun Kim, Jong Keun Youn
  • Patent number: 8560322
    Abstract: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed, by which a specific content and another content associated with the specific content can be quickly searched using a user's voice. The present invention includes inputting a voice for a search for a specific content provided to the mobile terminal via a microphone, analyzing a meaning of the inputted voice, searching a memory for at least one content to which a voice name having a meaning associated with the analyzed voice is tagged, and displaying the searched at least one content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: In Jik Lee, Jong Keun Youn, Dae Sung Jung, Jae Min Joh, Sun Hwa Cha, Seung Heon Yang, Jae Hoon Yu
  • Patent number: 8560324
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including an input unit configured to receive an input to activate a voice recognition function on the mobile terminal, a memory configured to store information related to operations performed on the mobile terminal, and a controller configured to activate the voice recognition function upon receiving the input to activate the voice recognition function, to determine a meaning of an input voice instruction based on at least one prior operation performed on the mobile terminal and a language included in the voice instruction, and to provide operations related to the determined meaning of the input voice instruction based on the at least one prior operation performed on the mobile terminal and the language included in the voice instruction and based on a probability that the determined meaning of the input voice instruction matches the information related to the operations of the mobile terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jong-Ho Shin, Jae-Do Kwak, Jong-Keun Youn
  • Patent number: 8531607
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for transmitting a broadcast signal, an apparatus and method of reproducing a broadcast signal, and a broadcast signal data structure, are discussed. According to an embodiment, the method of transmitting the broadcast signal includes generating image modification control information for at least one image; and transmitting the image and the image modification control information as broadcast data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Seong Cheol Han, Seung Heon Yang, Jong Keun Youn, Byoung Ho Choi, Jae Do Kwak, Jin Tae Kim, Mun Ho Jung
  • Patent number: 8498670
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for recognizing a voice and converting it into a text, and more particularly, a method for preferentially voice-recognizing a word starting with a character inputted through a keypad before voice is inputted and converting it into a text, and a mobile terminal implementing such method. The mobile terminal includes a keypad to receive an input of a specific character from a user; a controller to recognize voice input from the user based on words starting with the specific character, and to convert the recognized voice into text; and a display to display the text under a control of the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Sun-Hwa Cha, In-Jik Lee, Jae-Do Kwak, Jong-Keun Youn
  • Patent number: 8355914
    Abstract: A method for selecting text created in a mobile terminal by word and correcting it or changing it to another word, and a mobile terminal implementing the same are disclosed. The mobile terminal includes: a display unit to display one or more words of text, and to display tags for each of the one or more words; an input unit to select at least one of the tagged one or more words as selected one word; and a controller to display candidate words having a similar pronunciation to that of the word selected via the input unit, select one of the candidate words as selected one candidate word, and change the selected one word from the text to the selected one candidate word.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jae-Min Joh, Jae-Do Kwak, Jong-Keun Youn
  • Patent number: 8233025
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including an input unit configured to receive an instruction from a first user to perform a video call communication with at least a second user, a display unit, a voice recognition module configured to recognize input voice statements conducted during the video call communication between the first and second users, and a controller configured to perform the video call communication between the first and second users based on the instruction from the first user, to control the display unit to display images of the first and second users, to detect a voice statement from the first user designating the second user by examining the voice statements recognized by the voice recognition module, and to emphatically display the image of the second user compared with the image of the first user based on the detected voice statement from the first user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2012
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Hyun-Suk Lee, An-Na Choi, Jin-Ho Son, Sun-Ju Lee, Jae-Do Kwak, Jong-Keun Youn
  • Publication number: 20120130712
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including an input unit configured to receive an input to activate a voice recognition function on the mobile terminal, a memory configured to store information related to operations performed on the mobile terminal, and a controller configured to activate the voice recognition function upon receiving the input to activate the voice recognition function, to determine a meaning of an input voice instruction based on at least one prior operation performed on the mobile terminal and a language included in the voice instruction, and to provide operations related to the determined meaning of the input voice instruction based on the at least one prior operation performed on the mobile terminal and the language included in the voice instruction and based on a probability that the determined meaning of the input voice instruction matches the information related to the operations of the mobile terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Publication date: May 24, 2012
    Inventors: Jong-Ho SHIN, Jae-Do Kwak, Jong-Keun Youn
  • Patent number: 8150700
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including an input unit configured to receive an input to activate a voice recognition function on the mobile terminal, a memory configured to store information related to operations performed on the mobile terminal, and a controller configured to activate the voice recognition function upon receiving the input to activate the voice recognition function, to determine a meaning of an input voice instruction based on at least one prior operation performed on the mobile terminal and a language included in the voice instruction, and to provide operations related to the determined meaning of the input voice instruction based on the at least one prior operation performed on the mobile terminal and the language included in the voice instruction and based on a probability that the determined meaning of the input voice instruction matches the information related to the operations of the mobile terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2012
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jong-Ho Shin, Jae-Do Kwak, Jong-Keun Youn
  • Patent number: 8035753
    Abstract: A method for transmitting a broadcast signal including generating display control information for a plurality of broadcast objects to be displayed on a receiving terminal, and transmitting the broadcasting signal including both the plurality of broadcast objects and the display control information to the receiving terminal. Further, the display control information includes instructions on how the receiving terminal is to display the plurality of images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2011
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Seong Cheol Han, Seung Heon Yang, Jong Keun Youn, Byoung Ho Choi, Jae Do Kwak, Jin Tae Kim, Mun Ho Jung
  • Publication number: 20110105190
    Abstract: Disclose is a mobile terminal and control method thereof for inputting a voice to automatically generate a message to be sent during conversation using a mobile messenger, and it may include a microphone for inputting a user's voice, a display unit for displaying a mobile messenger; and a controller for inputting and recognizing a user's voice when a mobile messenger is implemented and then converting into a message to display the message on a message input window of the mobile messenger, and sending the displayed message to the other party which has been preset, and displaying the message sent to the other party and a message received from the other party in the sending and receiving order on a send/receive display window of the mobile messenger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2010
    Publication date: May 5, 2011
    Inventors: Sun-Hwa CHA, Jong-Keun Youn
  • Publication number: 20100332226
    Abstract: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed, by which a specific content and another content associated with the specific content can be quickly searched using a user's voice. The present invention includes inputting a voice for a search for a specific content provided to the mobile terminal via a microphone, analyzing a meaning of the inputted voice, searching a memory for at least one content to which a voice name having a meaning associated with the analyzed voice is tagged, and displaying the searched at least one content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2010
    Publication date: December 30, 2010
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: In Jik Lee, Jong Keun Youn, Dae Sung Jung, Jae Min Joh, Sun Hwa Cha, Seung Heon Yang, Jae Hoon Yu