Patents by Inventor Joon Il Kim

Joon Il 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).

  • Publication number: 20200341578
    Abstract: A display that surrounds the external appearance of an electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a housing that includes a first surface, a second surface opposite to the first surface, and a third surface formed of a side surface that encloses the space between the first and second surfaces, wherein each of the first to third surfaces are includes a material capable of transmitting light, a first display disposed in the housing adjacent to the first surface, a second display disposed in the housing adjacent to the second surface, and a third display that is disposed in the housing adjacent to the side surface and extends from the edge of the first display to the edge of the second display, wherein the first to third displays are disposed to substantially provide a display region to a whole surface of the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Won-Geun SHIM, You-Bi SEO, Joon-Il KIM, Jeong-Min PARK, Yo-Ywang IM, Dong-Ho JANG, Yong-Joon JEON
  • Patent number: 10712848
    Abstract: A display that surrounds the external appearance of an electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a housing that includes a first surface, a second surface opposite to the first surface, and a third surface formed of a side surface that encloses the space between the first and second surfaces, wherein each of the first to third surfaces are includes a material capable of transmitting light, a first display disposed in the housing adjacent to the first surface, a second display disposed in the housing adjacent to the second surface, and a third display that is disposed in the housing adjacent to the side surface and extends from the edge of the first display to the edge of the second display, wherein the first to third displays are disposed to substantially provide a display region to a whole surface of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Won-Geun Shim, You-Bi Seo, Joon-Il Kim, Jeong-Min Park, Yo-Ywang Im, Dong-Ho Jang, Yong-Joon Jeon
  • Patent number: 10446318
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device including a battery, a case covering the battery, a wireless charging coil positioned between the battery and the case; and a communication antenna positioned between the battery and the wireless charging coil, wherein one of the communication antenna and the wireless charging coil is positioned to surround the other one of the communication antenna and the wireless charging coil, and wherein the communication antenna is spaced from the wireless charging coil by a predetermined distance and prevents interference between the communication antenna and the wireless charging coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Woo-Ram Lee, Ki-Hyun Kim, Jin-Hyoung Park, Kil-Soo Ko, Joon-Il Kim, Sung-Kweon Park, Se-Ho Park
  • Patent number: 10305311
    Abstract: According to various embodiments of the present disclosure, an electronic device comprising: a housing; a conductive pattern that is provided in the housing; and a controller that is electrically connected with the conductive pattern, configured to apply a current to the conductive pattern, monitor the current, and if the monitored current value exceeds a first threshold value for more than a selected time, changes the current value to a first selected value that is equal to or less than the first threshold value; wherein the conductive pattern is configured to generate induced electric power responsive to application of current by the controller. Various embodiments may be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Joon-Il Kim, Won-Ki Lee, Sang-Moo Hwangbo, Se-Ho Park
  • Patent number: 10230274
    Abstract: A resonant wireless power reception apparatus includes a wireless near field communication (NFC) antenna for performing an NFC function through an NFC frequency band, a resonator for receiving resonant wireless power using a resonance frequency different from the NFC frequency band, the resonator being installed adjacent to the NFC antenna, and a high impedance circuit for filtering a signal having the NFC frequency band provided from the NFC antenna, the high impedance circuit being connected to the resonator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Joon-Il Kim, Se-Ho Park, Sung-Ku Yeo, Woo-Ram Lee, Jeong-Seok Lee
  • Patent number: 9973237
    Abstract: A wireless charging method and apparatus are provided. A non-contact wireless local communication unit performs non-contact wireless local communication for wireless charging authentication through a non-contact wireless local communication antenna. A wireless power receiver receives supply power from a wireless power transmitter by using a resonator resonating on a resonance frequency equal to that of the wireless power transmitter after the wireless charging authentication. A charging controller performs wireless charging by using the supply power received by the wireless power receiver. One or more switches switch between a connection between the non-contact wireless local communication antenna and the non-contact wireless local communication unit, and a connection between the wireless power receiver and the charging controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Woo-Ram Lee, Joon-Il Kim, Kyu-Jae Jang
  • Patent number: 9954376
    Abstract: A wireless power transmission controlling apparatus and method are provided. The apparatus includes a communication unit; and a controller configured to compute an amount of transmission power to be transmitted, based on information received from a wireless power receiving apparatus; output a wireless power transmission control signal corresponding to the computed amount of transmission power; filter the wireless power transmission control signal and pass a harmonic wave corresponding to a predetermined communication frequency band; and control the communication unit to transmit the wireless power transmission control signal based on the harmonic wave.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Woo-Ram Lee, Joon-Il Kim, Sung-Bum Park, Young-Min Lee, Hong-Kweun Kim, Se-Ho Park, Seung-Woo Han
  • Publication number: 20180102212
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device including a battery, a case covering the battery, a wireless charging coil positioned between the battery and the case; and a communication antenna positioned between the battery and the wireless charging coil, wherein one of the communication antenna and the wireless charging coil is positioned to surround the other one of the communication antenna and the wireless charging coil, and wherein the communication antenna is spaced from the wireless charging coil by a predetermined distance and prevents interference between the communication antenna and the wireless charging coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2017
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Inventors: Woo-Ram LEE, Ki-Hyun Kim, Jin-Hyoung Park, Kil-Soo Ko, Joon-Il Kim, Sung-Kweon Park, Se-Ho Park
  • Patent number: 9859053
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a battery; a non-contact near field communication antenna; a wireless charging coil; and a case covering the battery, wherein the wireless charging coil is positioned between the battery and the case, and wherein one of the non-contact near field communication antenna and the wireless charging coil is positioned to surround the other one of the non-contact near field communication antenna and the wireless charging coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Woo-Ram Lee, Ki-Hyun Kim, Jin-Hyoung Park, Kil-Soo Ko, Joon-Il Kim, Sung-Kweon Park, Se-Ho Park
  • Patent number: 9837863
    Abstract: A portable terminal is provided. The portable terminal includes a back surface on which a battery-mounting groove is formed; and a receiving-side resonant antenna arranged around the battery-mounting groove on the body. The receiving-side resonant antenna is arranged parallel to at least three sides of the battery-mounting groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Se-Ho Park, Joon-Il Kim, Woo-Ram Lee
  • Publication number: 20170324253
    Abstract: An apparatus for controlling wireless power transmission includes a near-field wireless communication antenna for receiving wireless power transmission control signals from a power transmitting device at a communication frequency, a near-field wireless communication Integrated Circuit (IC) for delivering wireless power transmission control messages based on the wireless power transmission control signals received through the near-field wireless communication antenna to a power IC, a Wireless Power Transmission (WPT) coil for resonating at a frequency band corresponding to a resonant frequency of the power transmitting device, to receive power supplied from the power transmitting device, and the power IC for controlling output of a constant voltage, using the supply power received by the WPT coil, based on the wireless power transmission control messages from the near-field wireless communication IC.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Publication date: November 9, 2017
    Inventors: Se-Ho PARK, Ki-Hyun KIM, Joon-Il KIM, Jin-Hyoung PARK, Kyung-Woo LEE, Woo-Ram LEE
  • Patent number: 9812893
    Abstract: A wireless power receiver for wirelessly receiving driving power from a wireless power transmitter and a method for wirelessly receiving charging power at a wireless power receiver from a wireless power transmitter are provided. The wireless power receiver includes a power reception unit configured to wirelessly receive the charging power from the wireless power transmitter; a rectifier configured to rectify the charging power from the power reception unit; a load unit configured to store the rectified charging power from the rectifier; and a controller configured to detect a change of a charging mode for the load unit, and control to adjust an impedance in the power reception unit according to the change of the charging mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Joon-Il Kim, Sung-Bum Park, Se-Ho Park, Young-Min Lee, Woo-Ram Lee
  • Patent number: 9729000
    Abstract: A power transmitter and method are provided for wireless multi-charging. A power transmitter includes a resonator configured to wirelessly transmit power to one or more power receivers; and a controller configured to increase a transmission power of the resonator to charge a first power receiver when the first power receiver is located in a charging area of the resonator; decrease the transmission power of the resonator when a second power receiver is located in the charging area of the resonator; and increase the transmission power of the resonator to charge both of the first power receiver and the second power receiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Kyung-Woo Lee, Joon-Il Kim, Kang-Ho Byun
  • Publication number: 20170205923
    Abstract: A display that surrounds the external appearance of an electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a housing that includes a first surface, a second surface opposite to the first surface, and a third surface formed of a side surface that encloses the space between the first and second surfaces, wherein each of the first to third surfaces are includes a material capable of transmitting light, a first display disposed in the housing adjacent to the first surface, a second display disposed in the housing adjacent to the second surface, and a third display that is disposed in the housing adjacent to the side surface and extends from the edge of the first display to the edge of the second display, wherein the first to third displays are disposed to substantially provide a display region to a whole surface of the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Publication date: July 20, 2017
    Inventors: Won-Geun SHIM, You-Bi SEO, Joon-Il KIM, Jeong-Min PARK, Yo-Ywang IM, Dong-Ho JANG, Yong-Joon JEON
  • Patent number: 9667085
    Abstract: A wireless charger for an electronic device is provided, which includes one or more charge cells formed by one or more structures of transmitting inductance coils, each of the charge cells receiving an electronic device, and an electric power supply circuit of transmitting coils. The transmitting coils surround the charge cells on at least two sides, respectively, and generate a uniformly distributed magnetic field such that the magnetic fields, generated by currents in parts of the structure of the transmitting coils, are mutually subtracted out of the charge cells and summarized inside the charge cell in an area in which the electronic device for reception of energy is located.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Vladimir Yakovlevich Arkhipenkov, Alexander Nikolaevich Khripkov, Joon-Il Kim, Konstantin Alexandrovich Pavlov, Mikhail Nikolaevich Makurin, Nikolay Nikolaevich Olyunin
  • Patent number: 9601264
    Abstract: A shunt capacitor is connected to a wireless charging resonator to prevent harmonics emitted from a power amplifier from radiating to the outside, and at least one circuit having a high impedance relative to a Near Field Wireless Communication (NFC) frequency band is formed at a front side or a rear side of the shunt capacitor for solving the problems of radiating noise components due to wireless charging and of lowering an NFC signal and a power transmission intensity due to a concurrent interference between a wireless charging resonator and an NFC antenna.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Joon-Il Kim, Se-Ho Park, Sung-Ku Yeo, Woo-Ram Lee, Jeong-Seok Lee
  • Publication number: 20170063141
    Abstract: According to various embodiments of the present disclosure, an electronic device comprising: a housing; a conductive pattern that is provided in the housing; and a controller that is electrically connected with the conductive pattern, configured to apply a current to the conductive pattern, monitor the current, and if the monitored current value exceeds a first threshold value for more than a selected time, changes the current value to a first selected value that is equal to or less than the first threshold value; wherein the conductive pattern is configured to generate induced electric power responsive to application of current by the controller. Various embodiments may be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2016
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Inventors: Joon-Il KIM, Won-Ki LEE, Sang-Moo HWANGBO, Se-Ho PARK
  • Publication number: 20160359357
    Abstract: A wireless power receiver for wirelessly receiving driving power from a wireless power transmitter and a method for wirelessly receiving charging power at a wireless power receiver from a wireless power transmitter are provided. The wireless power receiver includes a power reception unit configured to wirelessly receive the charging power from the wireless power transmitter; a rectifier configured to rectify the charging power from the power reception unit; a load unit configured to store the rectified charging power from the rectifier; and a controller configured to detect a change of a charging mode for the load unit, and control to adjust an impedance in the power reception unit according to the change of the charging mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2016
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Inventors: Joon-Il KIM, Sung-Bum PARK, Se-Ho PARK, Young-Min LEE, Woo-Ram LEE
  • Patent number: 9496083
    Abstract: A wireless power transmitter, a wireless power receiver, and methods of controlling the same are provided. A method of detecting a rogue device other than a wireless power receiver in the wireless power transmitter includes receiving power consumption information about the wireless power receiver from the wireless power receiver, calculating a power loss based on the received power consumption information about the wireless power receiver, determining whether the power loss exceeds a threshold, and controlling transmission power of the wireless power transmitter, determining that a rogue device exists on the wireless power transmitter, if the power loss exceeds the threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Kyung-Woo Lee, Hyuk-Choon Kwon, Kang-Ho Byun, Hae-Young Jun, Hee-Won Jung, Joon-Il Kim, Se-Ho Park
  • Patent number: 9425629
    Abstract: A wireless power receiver is provided for wirelessly receiving driving power from a wireless power transmitter. The wireless power receiver includes a power reception unit for wirelessly receiving the driving power from the wireless power transmitter. The wireless power receiver also includes a rectifier for rectifying the driving power from the power reception unit into a Direct Current (DC) power type. The wireless power receiver additionally includes a load unit for storing the rectified driving power from the rectifier. The wireless power receiver further includes a controller for detecting an amount of the rectified driving power stored in the load unit to control output from the rectifier to the load unit. The wireless power receiver also includes an impedance adjuster for adjusting an impedance in the power reception unit according to the amount of the rectified driving power stored in the load unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Joon-Il Kim, Sung-Bum Park, Se-Ho Park, Young-Min Lee, Woo-Ram Lee