Patents by Inventor Joon-Oo Kim

Joon-Oo 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: 20190179410
    Abstract: A visibility improvement method using gaze tracking includes detecting a gaze of a user using a camera; determining a focus object at which the user gazes from among at least one object viewed through a display unit of an electronic device; and displaying, on the display unit, an image with high visibility that corresponds to the focus object and has higher visibility than the focus object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Myung-Sik Kim, Chang-Yeong Kim, lck-Sang Han, Joon-Oo Kim, Jinho Kim, Yun-Je Oh, Sun-Tae Jung
  • Publication number: 20190179411
    Abstract: A visibility improvement method using gaze tracking includes detecting a gaze of a user using a camera; determining a focus object at which the user gazes from among at least one object viewed through a display unit of an electronic device; and displaying, on the display unit, an image with high visibility that corresponds to the focus object and has higher visibility than the focus object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Myung-Sik KIM, Chang-Yeong KIM, lck-Sang HAN, Joon-Oo KIM, Jinho KIM, Yun-Je OH, Sun-Tae JUNG
  • Patent number: 10274991
    Abstract: A touch input method, a terminal contacting a first body part, a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium, and a chipset are provided. The touch input method includes receiving, by a terminal contacting a first body part, a touch input applied by a second body part; measuring a distance between the terminal and the second body part; sensing, by the terminal, whether the second body part contacts the first body part; and determining input information for controlling the terminal, based on the measured distance between the terminal and the second body part and changed information of an electrical signal transmitted from the terminal to the first body part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Hyung-soon Kim, So-young Kim, Hyun-soo Choi, Joon-oo Kim
  • Patent number: 10203754
    Abstract: A visibility improvement method using gaze tracking includes detecting a gaze of a user using a camera; determining a focus object at which the user gazes from among at least one object viewed through a display unit of an electronic device; and displaying, on the display unit, an image with high visibility that corresponds to the focus object and has higher visibility than the focus object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Myung-Sik Kim, Chang-Yeong Kim, Ick-Sang Han, Joon-Oo Kim, Jinho Kim, Yun-Je Oh, Sun-Tae Jung
  • Patent number: 10154412
    Abstract: A method of sharing content of a first device. The method includes performing authentication of a second device connected to the first device through a telephonic connection, receiving information from the second device about at least one third device connectable to the second device, based on a result of the performing of the authentication, accessing the at least one third device based on the received information and transmitting the content to the at least one third device based on the accessing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: In-young Shin, Joon-oo Kim
  • Patent number: 10101830
    Abstract: An electronic device and a method for performing an operation according to a floating input are provided. The electronic device includes an input unit, a display unit for displaying a user interface, and a controller configured to, when a floating input by the input unit is detected while a first application is being executed, control the first application to perform an operation corresponding to the detected floating input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Myung-Sik Kim, Joon-Oo Kim, Sun-Ah Kim
  • Patent number: 10048793
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device including a touch sensor configured to sense at least one touch on at least two different lateral sides of the electronic device, and a controller configured to determine a state of the electronic device when the electronic device has been gripped, determine a grip pattern based on the sensed at least one touch on the at least two different lateral sides of the electronic device, and perform a function based on the determined grip pattern and state of the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Ju-Wan Park, Myung-Sik Kim, Joon-Oo Kim, Sun-Ah Kim, Yun-Je Oh, Sun-Tae Jung, Hyun-Su Hong
  • Patent number: 9992731
    Abstract: A method for an information push service at a mobile station based on a wireless local area network (LAN) access point (AP). The method includes receiving a beacon message including a shortened Uniform Resource Locator (URL) from at least one AP, acquiring information based on the shortened URL included in the beacon message, and displaying the acquired information together with information included in the beacon message. The method allows a user to simply, conveniently, and easily acquire and make use of peripheral information of an area in which the user is located. The method also provides a service dependent on information on a position of contents, thereby being capable of allowing the user to easily access the contents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Byung-Soo Lim, Joon-Oo Kim, In-Young Shin
  • Publication number: 20180120935
    Abstract: A visibility improvement method using gaze tracking includes detecting a gaze of a user using a camera; determining a focus object at which the user gazes from among at least one object viewed through a display unit of an electronic device; and displaying, on the display unit, an image with high visibility that corresponds to the focus object and has higher visibility than the focus object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: Myung-Sik KIM, Chang-Yeong KIM, lck-Sang HAN, Joon-Oo KIM, Jinho KIM, Yun-Je OH, Sun-Tae JUNG
  • Publication number: 20180011584
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device including a touch sensor configured to sense at least one touch on at least two different lateral sides of the electronic device, and a controller configured to determine a state of the electronic device when the electronic device has been gripped, determine a grip pattern based on the sensed at least one touch on the at least two different lateral sides of the electronic device, and perform a function based on the determined grip pattern and state of the electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Inventors: Ju-Wan PARK, Myung-Sik Kim, Joon-Oo Kim, Sun-Ah Kim, Yun-Je Oh, Sun-Tae Jung, Hyun-Su Hong
  • Patent number: 9851788
    Abstract: A visibility improvement method using gaze tracking includes detecting a gaze of a user using a camera; determining a focus object at which the user gazes from among at least one object viewed through a display unit of an electronic device; and displaying, on the display unit, an image with high visibility that corresponds to the focus object and has higher visibility than the focus object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Myung-Sik Kim, Chang-Yeong Kim, Ick-Sang Han, Joon-Oo Kim, Jinho Kim, Yun-Je Oh, Sun-Tae Jung
  • Publication number: 20170347265
    Abstract: A method of sharing content of a first device. The method includes performing authentication of a second device connected to the first device through a telephonic connection, receiving information from the second device about at least one third device connectable to the second device, based on a result of the performing of the authentication, accessing the at least one third device based on the received information and transmitting the content to the at least one third device based on the accessing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: In-young SHIN, Joon-oo KIM
  • Patent number: 9800940
    Abstract: According to certain embodiments, a method of sharing broadcasting channel information of a mobile device in a Social Networking Service (SNS) includes, if a user comment is posted for a broadcasting program, acquiring broadcasting program information from a Television (TV), uploading the broadcasting program information to a handover broker, acquiring access information that is configured to access the broadcasting program information from the handover broker, and uploading the access information and the user comment to an SNS server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ji-Hyeok Kim, Kil-Su Eo, Joon-Oo Kim, Won-Sang Kwon
  • Patent number: 9788206
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for sharing content by selecting a device with which the content is to be shared and performing authentication by using a device which is being called. The method of sharing content of a first device includes: performing authentication of a remote access service for sharing the content with a second device based on a call connection state between the first device and the second device; remotely accessing the second device according to a result of the authentication; and sharing the content based on the remote access.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: In-young Shin, Joon-oo Kim
  • Patent number: 9778775
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The device includes a touch sensor configured to sense at least one touch; a pressure sensor configured to sense at least one pressure; and a controller configured to sense a grip pattern on the electronic device using the touch sensor and the pressure sensor, and to control a predetermined function according to the grip pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Ju-Wan Park, Myung-Sik Kim, Joon-Oo Kim, Sun-Ah Kim, Yun-Je Oh, Sun-Tae Jung, Hyun-Su Hong
  • Publication number: 20170220176
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The device includes a touch sensor configured to sense at least one touch; a pressure sensor configured to sense at least one pressure; and a controller configured to sense a grip pattern on the electronic device using the touch sensor and the pressure sensor, and to control a predetermined function according to the grip pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: Ju-Wan PARK, Myung-Sik KIM, Joon-Oo KIM, Sun-Ah KIM, Yun-Je OH, Sun-Tae JUNG, Hyun-Su HONG
  • Patent number: 9626029
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The device includes a touch sensor configured to sense at least one touch; a pressure sensor configured to sense at least one pressure; and a controller configured to sense a grip pattern on the electronic device using the touch sensor and the pressure sensor, and to control a predetermined function according to the grip pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Ju-Wan Park, Myung-Sik Kim, Joon-Oo Kim, Sun-Ah Kim, Yun-Je Oh, Sun-Tae Jung, Hyun-Su Hong
  • Publication number: 20160277931
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for sharing content by selecting a device with which the content is to be shared and performing authentication by using a device which is being called. The method of sharing content of a first device includes: performing authentication of a remote access service for sharing the content with a second device based on a call connection state between the first device and the second device; remotely accessing the second device according to a result of the authentication; and sharing the content based on the remote access.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2016
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: In-young Shin, Joon-oo Kim
  • Patent number: 9374354
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for sharing content by selecting a device with which the content is to be shared and performing authentication by using a device which is being called. The method of sharing content of a first device includes: performing authentication of a remote access service for sharing the content with a second device based on a call connection state between the first device and the second device; remotely accessing the second device according to a result of the authentication; and sharing the content based on the remote access.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: In-young Shin, Joon-oo Kim
  • Publication number: 20160026316
    Abstract: A device and method of measuring pressure on a device based on touch signals is provided. The method includes determining a reference pressure value of a grip of user on the device; obtaining first signals from a side detector of the device; obtaining second signals from a front detector of the device; and determining a level of pressure on the device by comparing the first signals and the second signals with the reference pressure value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun-soo CHOI, So-young KIM, Hyung-soon KIM, Ju-wan PARK, Myung-sik KIM, Joon-oo KIM