Patents by Inventor Kap Jin Lee

Kap Jin 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).

  • Publication number: 20210141189
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing; a bobbin, disposed in the housing, for mounting a lens; a first coil arranged on an outer circumferential surface of the bobbin; a magnet arranged in the housing; a second coil arranged in the housing; and a magnetic member, which is attached to the second coil and increases the strength of an induction voltage induced to the second coil by means of an interaction according to a movement of the first coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: Kap Jin Lee, Sang Ok Park, Seung Taek Shin
  • Publication number: 20210116674
    Abstract: A lens moving apparatus includes a housing, a bobbin disposed in the housing, a first coil disposed on the bobbin, a magnet configured to move the bobbin in a first direction parallel to an optical axis by an electromagnetic interaction with the first coil, an elastic member coupled to the bobbin, and a second coil disposed on the housing. A first portion of the second coil is coupled to the housing. The second coil generates an induction voltage resulting from an inductive interaction with the first coil when the bobbin moves in the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jung Cheol KIM, Kap Jin LEE
  • Patent number: 10983303
    Abstract: The present embodiment of the present invention relates to a lens driving device, comprising: a housing; a bobbin disposed in the housing; a first coil disposed on the bobbin; a magnet which is disposed on the housing and faces the first coil; a base disposed under the housing; a substrate which is disposed on an upper surface of the base and comprises a circuit member including a second coil facing the magnet; an upper elastic member disposed on an upper portion of the bobbin and coupled to the bobbin and the housing; a support member coupled to the upper elastic member; and a terminal member elastically connecting the support member with the substrate, wherein the terminal member comprises; a first connector coupled to the substrate; and a second connector coupled to the support member; and wherein the second connector is disposed at a position lower than the first connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tae Jin Jung, Seung Taek Shin, Kap Jin Lee, Jin Suk Han, Sang Jun Min
  • Patent number: 10935752
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing; a bobbin, disposed in the housing, for mounting a lens; a first coil arranged on an outer circumferential surface of the bobbin; a magnet arranged in the housing; a second coil arranged in the housing; and a magnetic member, which is attached to the second coil and increases the strength of an induction voltage induced to the second coil by means of an interaction according to a movement of the first coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kap Jin Lee, Sang Ok Park, Seung Taek Shin
  • Patent number: 10921547
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing comprising a first protrusion and a second protrusion on the lower part; a bobbin disposed inside the housing; a first coil disposed on the bobbin; a magnet disposed in the housing and opposite from the first coil; a second coil disposed on the outer lateral surface of the housing; an upper elastic member coupled to the upper part of the bobbin; and a lower elastic member coupled to the lower part of the bobbin. The lower elastic member comprises a first spring, a second spring, a third spring and a fourth spring which are disposed away from each other. One part of the second coil is wound at least once around the first protrusion and is connected to the first spring. The other part of the second coil is wound at least once around the second protrusion and is connected to the second spring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jung Cheol Kim, Kap Jin Lee
  • Publication number: 20200195815
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises a housing, a bobbin disposed in the housing, a first coil disposed on the bobbin, a magnet disposed in the housing, an upper spring coupled to an upper part of the bobbin and an upper part of the housing, a circuit substrate disposed under the housing, a support member electrically connecting the upper spring and the circuit substrate, and a damper disposed on the upper spring, wherein the upper spring comprises an outer side portion coupled to the housing, a first coupling portion coupled to the support member, and a first connecting portion which connects the outer side portion and the first coupling portion, the first coupling portion further comprises a first extension extending from the first coupling portion toward the outer side portion, the first extension is spaced apart from the outer side portion, and the damper connects the first extension and the outer side portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kap Jin LEE, Hyun Soo KIM
  • Publication number: 20200096729
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing comprising a first protrusion and a second protrusion on the lower part; a bobbin disposed inside the housing; a first coil disposed on the bobbin; a magnet disposed in the housing and opposite from the first coil; a second coil disposed on the outer lateral surface of the housing; an upper elastic member coupled to the upper part of the bobbin; and a lower elastic member coupled to the lower part of the bobbin. The lower elastic member comprises a first spring, a second spring, a third spring and a fourth spring which are disposed away from each other. One part of the second coil is wound at least once around the first protrusion and is connected to the first spring. The other part of the second coil is wound at least once around the second protrusion and is connected to the second spring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jung Cheol KIM, Kap Jin LEE
  • Publication number: 20200089020
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to a dual lens drive device that comprises: a housing; a first bobbin which is disposed to move in a first direction inside the housing; a second bobbin which is disposed to move in the first direction inside housing and is spaced apart from the first bobbin; a first coil which is disposed on the first bobbin; a second coil which is disposed on the second bobbin; a magnet which is disposed in the housing and faces the first coil and the second coil; a base which is disposed below the housing; a substrate which comprises a circuit member having a third coil disposed to face the magnet between the housing and the base; and a support member which movably supports the housing with respect to the substrate, wherein the housing is integrally formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: KAP JIN LEE, YONG NAM CHOI, DO YOON KIM, MIN SOO KIM, JUNG HWAN KIM, TAE YOUNG KIM
  • Publication number: 20200073083
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to a lens driving device comprising: a first housing; a second housing disposed at an inner side of the first housing; a bobbin disposed a an inner side of the second housing; a first coil disposed on the bobbin; a magnet disposed on the second housing, and facing the first coil; a second coil facing the magnet; a first support member coupled to the bobbin and the second housing; and a second support member coupled to the first housing and the second housing, wherein the second coil is disposed to be spaced apart from the first housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventor: Kap Jin LEE
  • Publication number: 20200049939
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing; a bobbin, disposed in the housing, for mounting a lens; a first coil arranged on an outer circumferential surface of the bobbin; a magnet arranged in the housing; a second coil arranged in the housing; and a magnetic member, which is attached to the second coil and increases the strength of an induction voltage induced to the second coil by means of an interaction according to a movement of the first coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Kap Jin Lee, Sang Ok Park, Seung Taek Shin
  • Publication number: 20200033551
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to a lens driving device comprising: a housing; a bobbin disposed in the housing; a magnet and a dummy member, arranged at the housing; a first coil disposed on the bobbin; and a substrate comprising a second coil facing the magnet, wherein the housing comprises a first and a second side part facing each other and a third and a fourth side part facing each other, the magnet comprises a first magnet unit disposed at the first side part, a second magnet unit disposed at the third side part, and a third magnet unit disposed at the fourth side part, and the dummy member is disposed at the second side part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kap Jin LEE, Jung Seok OH
  • Publication number: 20200026026
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing; a bobbin for mounting a lens, the bobbin being accommodated inside the housing; a first coil disposed on an outer circumferential surface of the bobbin; a magnet disposed in the housing; and a second coil disposed in the housing, wherein the second coil comprises a third coil and a fourth coil, a first signal is applied to the first coil, a second signal is applied to the fourth coil, and an induction voltage is generated in the second coil by a mutual induction operation between the first coil and the second coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: SANG OK PARK, BYUNG WOOK SON, SEONG MIN LEE, JUN TAEK LEE, KAP JIN LEE
  • Patent number: 10502924
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to a lens driving device comprising: a first housing; a second housing disposed at an inner side of the first housing; a bobbin disposed a an inner side of the second housing; a first coil disposed on the bobbin; a magnet disposed on the second housing, and facing the first coil; a second coil facing the magnet; a first support member coupled to the bobbin and the second housing; and a second support member coupled to the first housing and the second housing, wherein the second coil is disposed to be spaced apart from the first housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kap Jin Lee
  • Patent number: 10473886
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing; a bobbin for mounting a lens, the bobbin being accommodated inside the housing; a first coil disposed on an outer circumferential surface of the bobbin; a magnet disposed in the housing; and a second coil disposed in the housing, wherein the second coil comprises a third coil and a fourth coil, a first signal is applied to the first coil, a second signal is applied to the fourth coil, and an induction voltage is generated in the second coil by a mutual induction operation between the first coil and the second coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang Ok Park, Byung Wook Son, Seong Min Lee, Jun Taek Lee, Kap Jin Lee
  • Publication number: 20190170967
    Abstract: The present embodiment of the present invention relates to a lens driving device, comprising: a housing; a bobbin disposed in the housing; a first coil disposed on the bobbin; a magnet which is disposed on the housing and faces the first coil; a base disposed under the housing; a substrate which is disposed on an upper surface of the base and comprises a circuit member including a second coil facing the magnet; an upper elastic member disposed on an upper portion of the bobbin and coupled to the bobbin and the housing; a support member coupled to the upper elastic member; and a terminal member elastically connecting the support member with the substrate, wherein the terminal member comprises; a first connector coupled to the substrate; and a second connector coupled to the support member; and wherein the second connector is disposed at a position lower than the first connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: TAE JIN JUNG, SEUNG TAEK SHIN, KAP JIN LEE, JIN SUK HAN, SANG JUN MIN
  • Publication number: 20190121055
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing including first side parts and second side parts; a bobbin arranged inside the housing, and including first side parts corresponding to the first side parts of the housing and second side parts corresponding to the second side parts of the housing; a first coil arranged on an outer surface of the bobbin; a first magnet arranged on the first side parts of the housing; a second magnet arranged on any one among the second side parts of the bobbin; and a position sensor arranged on any one of the second side parts of the housing, and sensing a strength of the magnetic field of the second magnet, wherein the second magnet is located outside the first coil, and the outside of the first coil is an opposite side of a central side of the bobbin on the basis of the first coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Applicant: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Taek LEE, Kap Jin LEE
  • Publication number: 20190041602
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to a lens driving device comprising: a housing; a bobbin disposed inside the housing; a coil disposed at the bobbin; a magnet disposed in the housing and facing the coil; an elastic member coupled to the housing and the bobbin; and a damper disposed at the elastic member, wherein the elastic member comprises an outer part coupled to the housing, an inner part coupled to the bobbin, and a connection part for connecting the outer part and the inner part; and the damper is disposed at the connection part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Inventors: KAP JIN LEE, KYUNG HWAN KIM
  • Publication number: 20180252893
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing; a bobbin for mounting a lens, the bobbin being accommodated inside the housing; a first coil disposed on an outer circumferential surface of the bobbin; a magnet disposed in the housing; and a second coil disposed in the housing, wherein the second coil comprises a third coil and a fourth coil, a first signal is applied to the first coil, a second signal is applied to the fourth coil, and an induction voltage is generated in the second coil by a mutual induction operation between the first coil and the second coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Applicant: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: SANG OK PARK, BYUNG WOOK SON, SEONG MIN LEE, JUN TAEK LEE, KAP JIN LEE
  • Publication number: 20180203203
    Abstract: The present embodiment relates to a lens driving device comprising: a first housing; a second housing disposed at an inner side of the first housing; a bobbin disposed a an inner side of the second housing; a first coil disposed on the bobbin; a magnet disposed on the second housing, and facing the first coil; a second coil facing the magnet; a first support member coupled to the bobbin and the second housing; and a second support member coupled to the first housing and the second housing, wherein the second coil is disposed to be spaced apart from the first housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2016
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventor: KAP JIN LEE
  • Patent number: 9736377
    Abstract: A lens moving unit for a camera module is disclosed. The lens moving unit includes a first lens moving unit, a second lens moving unit, and a cover unit to encompass the first and second lens moving units by being coupled to a base. The first lens moving unit moves in response to the interaction between a magnet and a coil. The lens moving unit is configured to miniaturize a camera module and configured to include a handshake correction function for enhancement of operational reliability to simplify an assembly process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kap Jin Lee