Patents by Inventor Kang-min Lee

Kang-min Lee 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: 10317947
    Abstract: A method of an electronic device for processing gesture is provided. The method includes, in response to an input of a hovering gesture to a flexible display of the electronic device, wherein the flexible display is divided in response to folding of the electronic device into a first area and a second area based on a folding line, sensing the hovering gesture in the first area and the second area, respectively, and determining a hovering point corresponding to the hovering gesture, based on the sensed positions of the first area and the second area, respectively. Accordingly, a hovering gesture can be detected with increased accuracy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jeong-rok Park, Kang-min Lee, Dong-churl Kim, Jae-young Huh
  • Patent number: 10310727
    Abstract: Apparatuses and methods related to a user terminal and a control method thereof are provided. More particularly, apparatuses and methods relate to a user terminal which enables a user to select a part of an image and to transmit the part of the image to a display apparatus. The user terminal includes a display unit configured to display an image and a drop area thereon, a communication portion configured to be connected to a display apparatus, and a controller configured to select at least a part of an image of the display unit by receiving a user's input, and if the selected part of the image is dragged and dropped into the drop area, controls the communication portion to transmit the selected part of the image to the display apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong-chan Park, Im-kyeong You, Sun-young Han, Kang-min Lee
  • Publication number: 20190012860
    Abstract: Provided are door lock control apparatus and method having enhanced security and being capable of providing improved convenience to a user, the door lock control method including: requesting a server for security information set in a door lock; receiving first security information from the server; unlocking the door lock by using the first security information; and setting second security information different from the first security information, in the door lock.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2016
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Kang-min LEE, Seung-eok CHOI, Jae-eun KANG, Chang-han KIM, Jong-youb RYU, Chang-hyun LEE
  • Publication number: 20180352067
    Abstract: Disclosed are a user terminal apparatus and a control method therefor. According to the present invention, a user terminal apparatus comprises: a communication unit for performing data communication with a plurality of other user terminal devices which are set as a group; a controller for determining an output order of voice messages corresponding to user voices according to a predetermined condition, when the user voices are received from a plurality of other user terminal apparatus; and an output unit for outputting voice messages in a determined output order. Accordingly, the user terminal apparatus can provide a service that enables easy group community with a plurality of other user apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Seol-hye WON, Jin RA, Seok-min OH, Kang-min LEE, Chul-ho HAN
  • Publication number: 20180206091
    Abstract: A terminal device is provided. The terminal device includes a communication interface unit configured to receive image data of an application installed in another terminal device that is streamed from the another terminal device, a display unit configured to display the image data, a control unit configured to receive an installation file associated with the application through the communication interface unit while the image data is being displayed, and to execute the received installation file when authentication of the installation file is completed, and a storage unit configured to allow the application to be installed therein according to execution of the installation file.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Hyung-rae CHO, Kang-min LEE, Hyun-geun JO, Gi-ppeum CHOI
  • Patent number: 9961476
    Abstract: A terminal device is provided. The terminal device includes a communication interface unit configured to receive image data of an application installed in another terminal device that is streamed from the another terminal device, a display unit configured to display the image data, a control unit configured to receive an installation file associated with the application through the communication interface unit while the image data is being displayed, and to execute the received installation file when authentication of the installation file is completed, and a storage unit configured to allow the application to be installed therein according to execution of the installation file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyung-rae Cho, Kang-min Lee, Hyun-geun Jo, Gi-ppeum Choi
  • Patent number: 9948979
    Abstract: A user terminal and a control method thereof, in which contents may be shared with a simple input are provided. The user terminal includes a display configured to display a screen of a content, a communicator configured to communicate with another device, a user input configured to receive a user's input, and a controller configured to determine one transfer mode among a plurality of transfer modes for transferring contents based on information about the contents being executed in one of the user terminal and the other device, and controls the executing content that is transferred between the user terminal and the other device in the determined one transfer mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong-chan Park, Kang-min Lee, Seok-min Oh
  • Patent number: 9921728
    Abstract: A screen providing device and a method of providing a user interface (UI) are provided. The method includes operations of selecting a service to be provided via a service providing device; selecting a UI configuring element stored in a database, based on the selected service; and displaying on a screen a UI comprising the UI configuring element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jung-hyun Shim, Ji-hyeon Kweon, Kang-min Lee, Yeon-hee Lee, Sun-mi Jin
  • Patent number: 9916504
    Abstract: A user terminal and a providing method thereof are provided. The method includes acquiring an iris image, determining a capturing condition of the iris image, converting the acquired iris image to an iris code and performing iris recognition by comparing the converted iris code with an iris code corresponding to a determined capturing condition among pre-registered iris codes, determining a physical condition of a user who is subject to the iris recognition on the basis of an iris recognition matching rate being within a preset range, and providing a determined physical condition result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kang-min Lee, Jun-ho Koh, Byeong-hoon Kwak, Sung-chan Kim, Yang-wook Kim, Chang-han Kim, Hyun-jung Kim, In-hak Na, Kang-jin Yoon, Yong-chan Lee, Jae-ho Jung
  • Patent number: 9857933
    Abstract: Disclosed are an electronic device, a control method thereof, and a recording medium. The electronic device includes a first loop unit configured to sense a first signal relating to an input of the touch object, a second loop unit configured to sense a second signal relating to the input of the touch object, and a controller configured to determine a sensing area including the location where the input is received based on the first signal and to determine the input location included in the determined sensing area based on the second signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Byung-Hoon Kang, Kang-Min Lee
  • Patent number: 9838874
    Abstract: A terminal device including: a communicator configured establish a phone call with another terminal device having a remote control right to an external device, and to receive state information of the external device from the another terminal device; a display configured to display a mirroring screen corresponding to a screen displayed on the external device based on the received state information; and a controller configured to, in response to a user manipulation command being input on the mirroring screen, transmit a control command for the external device corresponding to the input user manipulation command to the another terminal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kang-min Lee, Sun-young Han, Mi-ju Park
  • Publication number: 20170285849
    Abstract: A touch screen panel may include a liquid crystal, a first transparent electrode and a second transparent electrode provided at both sides of the liquid crystal, and a controller configured to transfer image data to the first transparent electrode and the second transparent electrode in a first mode and sense a touch of a user on at least one of the first transparent electrode and the second transparent electrode in a second mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Joo Ho KIM, Hee Yuel ROH, Tatsyhiro OTSUKA, Seok Min OH, Kang Min LEE, Jun Sung CHUNG, Ji Su JUNG, Hyun Geun JO, Chul Ho HAN
  • Publication number: 20170102738
    Abstract: A method of an electronic device for processing gesture is provided. The method includes, in response to an input of a hovering gesture to a flexible display of the electronic device, wherein the flexible display is divided in response to folding of the electronic device into a first area and a second area based on a folding line, sensing the hovering gesture in the first area and the second area, respectively, and determining a hovering point corresponding to the hovering gesture, based on the sensed positions of the first area and the second area, respectively. Accordingly, a hovering gesture can be detected with increased accuracy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2016
    Publication date: April 13, 2017
    Inventors: Jeong-rok PARK, Kang-min LEE, Dong-churl KIM, Jae-young HUH
  • Publication number: 20160378212
    Abstract: An input device and method for control based on input device tilt is provided. The input device includes a conductive tip formed at one end of the input device, a resonant circuit unit configured to generate a response signal corresponding to a signal entering through the conductive tip and output the response signal through the conductive tip, and a connection part formed between the conductive tip and a body of the input device to enclose a periphery of the conductive tip so as to have a part of the conductive tip exposed from one end of the input device. The connection part includes a metal member having a larger cross-section area than a cross-section area of the conductive tip and which affects signal intensity in response to input device tilt as detected by a touch screen of an electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventors: Kang-nam KIM, Sung-soo PARK, Byung-hoon KANG, Kang-min LEE
  • Publication number: 20160232408
    Abstract: A user terminal and a providing method thereof are provided. The method includes acquiring an iris image, determining a capturing condition of the iris image, converting the acquired iris image to an iris code and performing iris recognition by comparing the converted iris code with an iris code corresponding to a determined capturing condition among pre-registered iris codes, determining a physical condition of a user who is subject to the iris recognition on the basis of an iris recognition matching rate being within a preset range, and providing a determined physical condition result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Inventors: Kang-min LEE, Jun-ho KOH, Byeong-hoon KWAK, Sung-chan KIM, Yang-wook KIM, Chang-han KIM, Hyun-jung KIM, In-hak NA, Kang-jin YOON, Yong-chan LEE, Jae-ho JUNG
  • Publication number: 20160198499
    Abstract: A method of wirelessly connecting a first device to a target device is provided. The method includes searching for at least one device located in an orientation region of the first device, when a first input signal is received, determining the target device based on a direction that the first device is oriented, performing a wireless connection with the target device, and determining whether to maintain the wireless connection with the target device, when a second input signal is received.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2016
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Inventors: Kang-min Lee, Hyun-geun Jo, Hyung-rae Cho, Gi-ppeum Choi, Jae-keun Na, Young-eun Lee
  • Publication number: 20160192118
    Abstract: A service providing method including transmitting user ID information to a service terminal, receiving first service information from a server, and controlling a user terminal to provide a service using received first service information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2015
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kang-min LEE, Hyun-geun JO, Hyung-rae CHO
  • Publication number: 20160139697
    Abstract: A method of controlling a device is provided. The method includes receiving a touch input and a hovering input, determining an operation corresponding to input pattern information generated according to the received touch input and the received hovering input, from among operations of an application running on the device, and performing the determined operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2015
    Publication date: May 19, 2016
    Inventor: Kang-min LEE
  • Publication number: 20160044438
    Abstract: A terminal device is provided. The terminal device includes a communication interface unit configured to receive image data of an application installed in another terminal device that is streamed from the another terminal device, a display unit configured to display the image data, a control unit configured to receive an installation file associated with the application through the communication interface unit while the image data is being displayed, and to execute the received installation file when authentication of the installation file is completed, and a storage unit configured to allow the application to be installed therein according to execution of the installation file.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2015
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventors: Hyung-rae CHO, Kang-min LEE, Hyun-geun JO, Gi-ppeum CHOI
  • Publication number: 20160041660
    Abstract: Disclosed are an electronic device, a control method thereof, and a recording medium. The electronic device includes a first loop unit configured to sense a first signal relating to an input of the touch object, a second loop unit configured to sense a second signal relating to the input of the touch object, and a controller configured to determine a sensing area including the location where the input is received based on the first signal and to determine the input location included in the determined sensing area based on the second signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventors: Byung-Hoon KANG, Kang-Min LEE