Patents by Inventor Jongpil Kim

Jongpil Kim 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: 9694235
    Abstract: A virtual biking system and a virtual hiking method by which a user can bike indoors while simulating actually being outdoors are provided. The virtual hiking system includes a Personal Computer (PC) configured to display a simulation screen, a motion platform configured to move corresponding to a state of a road of the simulation screen displayed on the PC, and a bicycle fixed onto the motion platform such that the simulation screen is changed corresponding to a movement and a speed of a handle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Heungno Oh, Myungjong Kim, Jongchan Kim, Jongpil Kim, Juyeon Kim, Eunnam Song, Jounggeun Jo
  • Patent number: 9674417
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a camera module includes a case; a camera module housing, wherein at least a portion of the housing is exposed through an opening in the case; a first lens unit disposed in the housing and having a plurality of lenses configured to focus light received through the exposed portion of the housing; a second lens unit disposed in the housing and configured to magnify an image formed by light passing through the first lens unit as a function of a distance between the first lens unit and the second lens unit; and a moving unit connected to the first lens unit and the second lens unit and configured to move at least one of the first lens unit and the second lens unit in order to adjust the distance between the first lens unit and the second lens unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jongpil Kim, Hakhae Kim, Dongjin Lee
  • Publication number: 20170150023
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a camera module includes a case; a camera module housing, wherein at least a portion of the housing is exposed through an opening in the case; a first lens unit disposed in the housing and having a plurality of lenses configured to focus light received through the exposed portion of the housing; a second lens unit disposed in the housing and configured to magnify an image formed by light passing through the first lens unit as a function of a distance between the first lens unit and the second lens unit; and a moving unit connected to the first lens unit and the second lens unit and configured to move at least one of the first lens unit and the second lens unit in order to adjust the distance between the first lens unit and the second lens unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Inventors: Jongpil Kim, Hakhae Kim, Dongjin Lee
  • Publication number: 20170085764
    Abstract: Disclosed is a dual camera module equipped in a mobile terminal. The dual camera module includes a first camera module having a first focal length and a first field of view, a second camera module spaced apart from the first camera module by a predetermined distance, the second camera module having a second focal length and a second field of view, which are different from those of the first camera module, a sensor unit located in a space between the first camera module and the second camera module, and at least one member configured to align the first and second camera modules in a line so that beginning points of the fields of view of the first and second camera modules coincide with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2016
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Inventors: Jongpil KIM, Hakhae KIM, Dongjin LEE, Sungbum JOO
  • Publication number: 20170078543
    Abstract: A smart device and controlling method thereof are disclosed. The smart device includes a camera including a lens and an iris positioned over the lens, the iris including a single layer film; and a controller configured to cause the iris to adjust a size of an aperture formed in the film to adjust quantity of light incident on the lens. A method for controlling the smart device includes obtaining a video of a subject consecutively via the camera, using preset conditions; detecting a relative movement between the subject and the smart device; and adjusting at least one of the conditions based on the detected movement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Applicant: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jinsool LEE, Jongpil KIM
  • Publication number: 20170075092
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal, which includes a terminal body, an optical system located in the terminal body and being configured to receive light; a rod located at a side of the optical system; and a curved mirror located at an end portion of the rod, wherein the rod and the curved mirror are positionable between a first state and a second state, wherein in the first state the rod and the curved mirror are relatively closer to the optical system, and in the second state the rod and the curved mirror have been extended outward from the optical system, and wherein the curved mirror reflects omnidirectional light incident on the curved mirror toward the optical system when in the second state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2016
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jongpil KIM, Dongjin LEE, Sungbum JOO, Hakhae KIM
  • Patent number: 9569896
    Abstract: A glass type mobile terminal is provided. The mobile terminal includes a band frame wearable on a user's head, a light transmissive lens coupled to the band frame to be located in front the user wearing the band frame, the light transmissive lens comprising a transparent screen where an image is focused, a projector for outputting an image toward the transparent screen from a lateral surface of the light transmissive lens, a photo shutter coupled to a front surface of the lens, with a controllable transparency, and a controller for controlling the transparency of the photo shutter, such that the visibility of the image focused on the light transmissive lens may be enhanced by controlling the transparency of the light transmissive lens, using the photo shutter, that a clear image may be seen even in a bright place.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Seungmin Seen, Kyunghee Yoo, Anna Yoo, Jongpil Kim
  • Publication number: 20160266774
    Abstract: A mobile terminal according to the present invention can provide various user interfaces for editing an image itself displayed on a front surface display area, an editing function for items displayed on the front surface display area, and so on by using the front surface display area and a side surface display area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jongpil KIM, Anna YOO, Kyunghee YOO, Seungmin SEEN
  • Publication number: 20160116148
    Abstract: A lighting device includes a housing including a power connection hole, at least one light source module disposed on a lower surface of the housing, and a front cover coupled to the housing to define a space in which the light source module is located. The front cover transmits light generated by the light source module. The light source module includes a support protrusion supported by the front cover. The front cover presses the support protrusion when the front cover is coupled to the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2015
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Applicant: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Hyeuk Chang, Jongpil Kim, Jaepyo Hong, Jinsung Kwak, Ana Kim, Kyungnam Kim, Jangwon Seo
  • Publication number: 20160044232
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a camera module includes a case; a camera module housing, wherein at least a portion of the housing is exposed through an opening in the case; a first lens unit disposed in the housing and having a plurality of lenses configured to focus light received through the exposed portion of the housing; a second lens unit disposed in the housing and configured to magnify an image formed by light passing through the first lens unit as a function of a distance between the first lens unit and the second lens unit; and a moving unit connected to the the first lens unit and the second lens unit and configured to move at least one of the first lens unit and the second lens unit in order to adjust the distance between the first lens unit and the second lens unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventors: JONGPIL KIM, Hakhae Kim, Dongjin Lee
  • Publication number: 20150332502
    Abstract: A glass type mobile terminal is provided. The mobile terminal includes a band frame wearable on a user's head, a light transmissive lens coupled to the band frame to be located in front the user wearing the band frame, the light transmissive lens comprising a transparent screen where an image is focused, a projector for outputting an image toward the transparent screen from a lateral surface of the light transmissive lens, a photo shutter coupled to a front surface of the lens, with a controllable transparency, and a controller for controlling the transparency of the photo shutter, such that the visibility of the image focused on the light transmissive lens may be enhanced by controlling the transparency of the light transmissive lens, using the photo shutter, that a clear image may be seen even in a bright place.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2014
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Seungmin SEEN, Kyunghee YOO, Anna YOO, Jongpil KIM
  • Patent number: 9157611
    Abstract: Provided is a lighting apparatus including a housing, a plurality of LEDs provided in the housing, a diffuser provided at the housing and positioned over the plurality of LEDs, a mounting bracket having a first hanger arranged to face a first direction and a second hanger arranged to face a second direction, and a first connector and a second connector provided at a rear surface of the housing and positioned to correspond to the first and second hangers of the mounting bracket. The first and second connectors may include a catch for mating with the first and second hangers, and the catch of the first connector is configured to be adjustable to mate with the first hanger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jongpil Kim, Samje Cho, Ana Kim
  • Publication number: 20150167808
    Abstract: A transmission system of a hybrid electric vehicle may include an input shaft connected to an engine, a planetary gear set including a first rotation element operated as an output element, a second rotation element connected to the input shaft and operated as an input element, and a third rotation element operated as another output element, a first motor operably connected to the first rotation element, and selectively connected to a transmission housing, a first motor/generator configured to generate electric energy by receiving torque through the first motor shaft, a second motor shaft being a hollow shaft, disposed at a radial exterior of the first motor shaft without rotational interference with the first motor shaft, and operably connected to the third rotation element so as to receive torque of the engine, and a second motor/generator disposed on the second motor shaft and outputting torque through the second motor shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2014
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Applicant: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Baekyu Kim, Samgyun Kim, Seokjoon Kim, Seungwoo Ha, Jaeyoung Jeun, Chulmin Ahn, Jaemoon Lee, Sunggon Byun, Jongpil Kim
  • Publication number: 20150042159
    Abstract: An integrated converter and method are provided that combine an onboard charger and a low voltage direct current converter. The integrated improves the charging efficiency of the battery of a vehicle and supplies the high density power to an electronic device load. The charging efficiency of the high voltage battery and electricity transmitting efficiency to the low voltage converter is improved using the integrated converter. Furthermore, the low voltage converter receives high density power since the low voltage converter is input with a substantially stable voltage from the integrated converter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2013
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Applicant: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Jongpil Kim, Seungwoo Ha, Sam Gyun Kim, Woo Young Lee
  • Publication number: 20150011362
    Abstract: A virtual biking system and a virtual hiking method by which a user can bike indoors while simulating actually being outdoors are provided. The virtual hiking system includes a Personal Computer (PC) configured to display a simulation screen, a motion platform configured to move corresponding to a state of a road of the simulation screen displayed on the PC, and a bicycle fixed onto the motion platform such that the simulation screen is changed corresponding to a movement and a speed of a handle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2014
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Inventors: Heungno OH, Myungjong KIM, Jongchan KIM, Jongpil KIM, Juyeon KIM, Eunnam SONG, Jounggeun JO
  • Patent number: 8748033
    Abstract: A battery pack is provided. The battery pack comprises a bare cell, a protective circuit board electrically connected to the bare cell to control the charge/discharge of the bare cell, a secondary protective device connected between the bare cell and the protective circuit board and installed on one surface of the bare cell, and an insulating member disposed on the one surface of the bare cell and having a width greater than that of the secondary protective device. Due to this construction, the insulation performance of the secondary protective device is improved and the assembly of the insulating member is facilitated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bohyun Byun, Jongpil Kim
  • Patent number: 8550666
    Abstract: There is disclosed a lighting that has an electronic module capable of repaired and replaced easily and efficiently and that can prevent foreign substances from being drawn therein, with enhanced spatial utilization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventor: Jongpil Kim
  • Publication number: 20130258660
    Abstract: Provided is a lighting apparatus including a housing, a plurality of LEDs provided in the housing, a diffuser provided at the housing and positioned over the plurality of LEDs, a mounting bracket having a first hanger arranged to face a first direction and a second hanger arranged to face a second direction, and a first connector and a second connector provided at a rear surface of the housing and positioned to correspond to the first and second hangers of the mounting bracket. The first and second connectors may include a catch for mating with the first and second hangers, and the catch of the first connector is configured to be adjustable to mate with the first hanger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2012
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Inventors: Jongpil Kim, Samje Cho, Ana Kim
  • Publication number: 20130138280
    Abstract: An engine start stabilization method in a hybrid power system may include: attempting HSG-engine start that attempts to start an engine with an HSG belt; recognizing slipping of the HSG belt that determines whether the possibility of slipping of the HSG belt is high, and whether a condition revolution of the HSG and a crankshaft is suitable are checked, in the HSG-engine start; checking slipping of the HSG belt that attempts again the HSG-engine start, with the HSG-belt not slipping, when the possibility of slipping of the HSG belt is determined to be high, during a traveling state by using a driving motor when the HSG-engine start fails; and storing an HSG-belt slipping condition applied to determine whether the possibility of slipping of the HSG belt is high, and applies some of the stored condition values as prior values, when the HSG-engine is started after the engine is stopped.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2012
    Publication date: May 30, 2013
    Applicants: Kia Motors Corporation, Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventor: Jongpil Kim
  • Patent number: D756553
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventor: Jongpil Kim