Patents by Inventor Joonho Park

Joonho Park 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: 11560661
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a washing machine and a control method thereof, and more particularly, to a technology capable of controlling washing modes in various manners by manipulating a control panel of the washing machine. The washing machine includes a display configured to display a washing mode, an inputter configured to receive a washing mode select command, a storage configured to store a selected washing mode, and a controller configured to allow a washing mode, which has the largest number of times selected during a predetermined number of times of washings, to be displayed on a first screen of the display, and in response to the number of the washing mode having the largest number of selection times being plural, configured to allow a washing mode, which is the last selected among the plurality of washing modes, to be displayed on the first screen of the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bobin Kim, Haeyoon Park, Hansaem Kim, Joonho Lee, Kyoungae Lim, Dongmin Lee, Hyeokjin Choi, Romon Son
  • Publication number: 20230006363
    Abstract: An antenna structure according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a dielectric layer, and a plurality of antenna units arranged on a top surface of the dielectric layer. Each of the plurality of antenna units includes a radiator, a transmission line including a first transmission line and a second transmission line that extend in different directions to be connected to the radiator, an upper parasitic element adjacent to an upper portion of the radiator, and a lower parasitic element adjacent to a lower portion of the radiator and the transmission line. Feeding signals of different phases are applied to the first transmission line and the second transmission line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: Ho Dong YOON, Young Sub SON, Young Su LEE, In Seok JANG, Beak Jun SEONG, Jung Woo LEE, Seong Tae JEONG, In Kyung HONG, John Joonho PARK
  • Publication number: 20230006334
    Abstract: An antenna structure according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a dielectric layer, and an antenna unit disposed on a top surface of the dielectric layer. The antenna unit includes a radiator including convex portions and concave portions, a transmission line including a first transmission line and a second transmission line that extend in different directions to be connected to the radiator, and a parasitic element disposed to be adjacent to the transmission line and electrically and physically separated from the transmission line and the radiator. A length of the parasitic element in an extension direction of the transmission line is from 45% to 70% of a half wavelength (?/2) at a maximum resonance frequency from the antenna unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: Won Hee LEE, Dong Pil PARK, Young Sub SON, In Seok JANG, Beak Jun SEONG, Jung Woo LEE, Seong Tae JEONG, In Kyung HONG, John Joonho PARK
  • Publication number: 20230006339
    Abstract: An antenna structure according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a dielectric layer and a plurality of antenna units arranged on a top surface of the dielectric layer. Each of the plurality of antenna units includes a radiator, a first transmission line and a second transmission line extending in different directions to be connected to the radiator, an upper parasitic element adjacent to an upper portion of the radiator, and a lower parasitic element adjacent to a lower portion of the radiator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: Won Hee LEE, Dong Pil PARK, Young Sub SON, In Seok JANG, Beak Jun SEONG, Jung Woo LEE, Seong Tae JEONG, In Kyung HONG, John Joonho PARK
  • Publication number: 20230006349
    Abstract: An antenna structure according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes an antenna unit array including a plurality of antenna units, and a parasitic element disposed to be adjacent to the antenna units and to be electrically and physically separated from the antenna units. Each of the antenna units includes a radiator, and a transmission line including a first transmission line and a second transmission line connected to the radiator in different directions. The parasitic element includes a first parasitic element disposed between the first transmission line and the second transmission line included in the same antenna unit, and a second parasitic element disposed between the first transmission line and the second transmission line included in different neighboring antenna units. The second parasitic element includes a branched portion including a first branched portion and a second branched portion bent in different directions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: Won Hee LEE, Dong Pil PARK, Young Sub SON, In Seok JANG, Beak Jun SEONG, Jung Woo LEE, Seong Tae JEONG, In Kyung HONG, John Joonho PARK
  • Publication number: 20220404059
    Abstract: An air conditioner including an indoor unit housing; an indoor heat exchanger configured to exchange heat with air flowing into the indoor unit housing; a compressor configured to compress a refrigerant for a cooling operation or a heating operation performed by the air conditioner; a four-way valve configured to switch a circulation direction of the refrigerant based on whether the air conditioner is to perform the cooling operation or the heating operation; a first blower fan located in the indoor unit housing and configured to blow heat-exchanged air out of the indoor unit housing; a second blower fan located in the indoor unit housing at a higher position than the first blower fan and configured to blow heat-exchanged air out of the indoor unit housing; and a processor electrically connected to the compressor, the four-way valve, the first blower fan, and the second blower fan, and configured to, during the heating operation, adjust a rotational speed of the first blower fan to be higher than a rotational
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2022
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun HWANG, Hyungjin KWON, Kyutae PARK, Joonho YOON, Sangwoo LEE, Sungjin LIM, Eunsung JO, Hyeongkyu CHO, Youngju JOO, Hyoungseo CHOI
  • Patent number: 11527924
    Abstract: The present specification relates to a device and method for supporting heterogeneous communication in a wireless power transfer system. The present specification discloses a wireless power reception device comprising: a power pickup circuit configured to receive, from a wireless power transfer device, wireless power generated on the basis of magnetic coupling in a power transfer phase; and a communication and control circuit configured to transmit, to the wireless power transfer device, a first random address packet including a random address of the wireless power reception device or receive, from the wireless power transfer device, a second random address packet including a random address of the wireless power transfer device via in-band communication. By performing a handover using a random address, cross reference can be prevented and security can be enhanced, and thus a BLE connection in a wireless charging system can be more safely performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Joonho Park, Jinkwon Lim, Jingu Choi, Yongcheol Park
  • Publication number: 20220346032
    Abstract: A wireless power receiver includes a power pickup configured to receive a wireless power from a wireless power transmitter, and a communicator/controller configured to control the wireless power. The wireless power receiver transmits, to the wireless power transmitter during a configuration phase, a configuration packet including an AI flag related to whether the wireless power receiver supports an authentication function, receives, from the wireless power transmitter during a negotiation phase, a capability packet including an AR flag and a potential power value of the wireless power transmitter, wherein the AR flag is related to whether the wireless power transmitter supports the authentication function, and performs a power transfer phase with the wireless power transmitter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2022
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Yongcheol PARK, Jaeyeol KIM, Joonho PARK, Jeongkyo SEO, Gyunghwan YOOK, Jaesung LEE
  • Patent number: 11469627
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a device and method for wireless power transfer to multiple devices using a multi-coil. The device disclosed in the specification comprises: a power pickup unit configured to receive wireless power from a wireless power transfer device having a plurality of primary coils at an operation frequency by magnetic coupling to the wireless power transfer device and convert an alternating current signal generated by the wireless power into a direct current signal; a communication/control unit including an in-band communication module configured to be supplied with the direct current signal from the power pickup unit and perform communication with the wireless power transfer device by using the operating frequency, and an out-band communication module configured to perform communication with the wireless power transfer device by using a frequency other than the operating frequency; and a load configured to be supplied with the direct current signal from the power pickup unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jingu Choi, Jinkwon Lim, Taeyoung Song, Yongcheol Park, Joonho Park
  • Publication number: 20220277285
    Abstract: According to an aspect of the present invention, a wireless power reception device includes: a power pick-up circuit which is configured to form magnetic coupling with a wireless power transmission device and receive wireless power from the wireless power transmission device; and a communication/control circuit which is configured to perform at least one among control of the transmission of the wireless power and data transmission and reception on the basis of communication with the wireless power transmission device, wherein the communication/control circuit can receive a check message for checking payment information from the wireless power transmission device and perform a payment procedure for wireless power transmission, and can provide a user interface related to information for the payment procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jinkwon LIM, Minsoo LEE, Jingu CHOI, Joonho PARK, Jaehyu KIM, Yongcheol PARK
  • Publication number: 20220278561
    Abstract: A wireless power transmission device according to an embodiment of the present specification comprises: a power conversion circuit for transmitting wireless power to a wireless power reception device by means of magnetic coupling with the wireless power reception device at an operating frequency; and a communication/control circuit for communicating with the wireless power reception device by using in-band communication that uses the operating frequency and/or out-band communication that uses a frequency other than the operating frequency, and for communicating with at least one other wireless power transmission device by using the out-band communication, wherein the communication/control circuit measures the distance to the wireless power reception device and transmits the information about the measured first distance to the other wireless power transmission device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jingu CHOI, Jinkwon LIM, Minsoo LEE, Joonho PARK, Jaehyu KIM, Yongcheol PARK
  • Publication number: 20220263224
    Abstract: An antenna structure according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a dielectric layer, and an antenna conductive layer disposed on a top surface of the dielectric layer. The antenna conductive layer includes a radiator, first and second transmission lines extending in different directions to be connected to the radiator, an upper parasitic element adjacent to an upper portion of the radiator in a planar view, and a lower parasitic element adjacent to a lower portion of the radiator, the first transmission line and the second transmission line in the planar view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2022
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Inventors: Jong Min KIM, Dong Pil PARK, Won Hee LEE, In Seok JANG, Beak Jun SEONG, Jung Woo LEE, Seong Tae JEONG, In Kyung HONG, John Joonho PARK
  • Publication number: 20220259794
    Abstract: An electronic device and a control method therefor are provided. The clothing management device includes a sensor, a deodorizing device for removing a contaminant source of clothing received in the clothing management device, a perfuming device for spraying aroma onto clothing, and a processor for, when a user command for managing clothing is received, controlling the deodorizing device to perform deodorization for removing a contaminant source of the clothing, and, when it is determined that the concentration of the contaminant source in the clothing management device sensed by the sensor is less than or equal to a preconfigured threshold value, controlling the deodorizing device to stop the deodorization and controlling the perfuming device to perfume the clothing by using aroma.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2022
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Inventors: Seonghwan KIM, Jangpyo PARK, Sanghun LEE, Yongwon JEONG, Joonho KIM, Hyoungkyun KIM
  • Patent number: 11405873
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a device and a method for performing authentication in a wireless power transmission system. Disclosed in the present specification is an authentication method in a wireless power transmission system, comprising the steps of: receiving, from a target device, a first packet including indication information related to whether the target device supports an authentication function; transmitting an authentication request message to the target device if the target device supports the authentication function; receiving, from the target device, an authentication response message including a certificate for wireless charging in response to the authentication request message; and confirming the authentication of the target device on the basis of the authentication response message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Yongcheol Park, Jaeyeol Kim, Joonho Park, Jeongkyo Seo, Gyunghwan Yook, Jaesung Lee
  • Publication number: 20220235955
    Abstract: An air purifier and a method for controlling the same are provided. The air purifier includes a fan for suctioning air, an odor sensor for sensing a concentration of odor, a hybrid filter including activated carbon and a photocatalyst, and a light emitting diode (LED) arranged in an area where the photocatalyst included in the hybrid filter is positioned and emitting light. Identification is made as to whether the concentration of odor exceeds a first threshold value, the fan is driven to suction air to reduce the concentration of odor when the concentration of odor exceeds the first threshold value, and the LED emits light to the photocatalyst based on a concentration of carbon dioxide in the air if the sensed concentration of odor is not reduced to a second threshold value after a threshold time since driving of the fan.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2022
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Inventors: Heejin PARK, Sungwon KIM, Jeeyeon KIM, Saemi KIM, Joonho KIM, Yongwon JEONG
  • Publication number: 20220239347
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an access control method and device in a wireless power transmission system. A wireless power transmission device comprises: a power conversion circuit configured to have a plurality of primary coils and transmit wireless power to a wireless power reception device by using the primary coil which has formed magnetic coupling to the wireless power reception device at an operating frequency; and a communication/control circuit configured to perform in-band communication with the wireless power reception device by using the operating frequency and perform out-band communication with the wireless power reception device by using a frequency other than the operating frequency, wherein the communication/control circuit can transmit information for notifying whether or not connection to the wireless power reception device is possible by using the out-band communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Inventors: Jingu CHOI, Jinkwon LIM, Minsoo LEE, Joonho PARK, Jaehyu KIM, Yongcheol PARK
  • Publication number: 20220229435
    Abstract: A method for optimizing autonomous driving includes applying different autonomous driving parameters to a plurality of robot agents in a simulation through an automatic setting by means of the system or a direct setting by means of a manager, so that the robot agents learn robot autonomous driving; and optimizing the autonomous driving parameters by using preference data for the autonomous driving parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Inventors: Jinyoung CHOI, Jung-eun KIM, Kay PARK, Jaehun HAN, Joonho SEO, Minsu KIM, Christopher DANCE
  • Publication number: 20220222064
    Abstract: The present specification relates to wireless power transmission and particularly to a wireless power reception device, wireless power transmission device, method, and system, which can receive and update firmware of a wireless power reception device and/or wireless charging transmission device by using wireless communication. According to the present specification, the firmware of the wireless power reception device and firmware of the wireless power transmission device can be maintained in an up-to-date state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Inventors: Joonho PARK, Jinkwon LIM, Jingu CHOI
  • Patent number: 11382900
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for preventing or treating sleep disorders using TRPV1 receptor antagonist, (R)—N-[1-(3,5-difluoro-4-methanesulfonylamino-phenyl)-ethyl]-3-(2-propyl-6-trifluoromethyl-pyridin-3-yl)-acrylamide. The method of the present invention can effectively and safely prevent or treat sleep disorders accompanying pruritus caused by atopic dermatitis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Gyeyoung Choi, Hyunjin Nam, Miyoung Park, Kyoungmi Jung, Jihae Lee, Chang Soon Choi, Youngho Park, Jong Hwa Roh, Eunsil Park, Jaehong Park, Kwanghyun Shin, Byoung Young Woo, Kiwha Lee, Wonkyung Cho, Joonho Choi
  • Publication number: 20220217617
    Abstract: A wireless power reception device according to an embodiment of the present specification comprises: a power pickup circuit configured to receive wireless power from a wireless power transmission device by magnetic coupling with the wireless power transmission device at an operating frequency, and convert an AC signal generated by the wireless power into a DC signal; and a communication/control circuit for communicating with the wireless power transmission device by using in-band communication using the operation frequency and out-band communication using a frequency other than the operation frequency, wherein the communication/control circuit transmits access information of a Wi-Fi network connected to the wireless power reception device, to the wireless power transmission device by using the out-band communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jinkwon LIM, Minsoo LEE, Jingu CHOI, Taeyoung SONG, Joonho PARK, Yongcheol PARK