Patents by Inventor Keun Sig LIM

Keun Sig LIM 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: 20200215976
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus of controlling an operation of a side and rear watching camera monitor system of a vehicle are provided. The method and apparatus provide side and rear information based on a user's convenience and request by receiving a request signal for securing of side and rear visual fields of a user as well as vehicle driving and displaying side and rear visual fields on a display unit according to user's necessity. More particularly, the side and rear watching camera monitor system displays a side and a rear visual field image to a driver even when the driver unlocks a door using a smart key, exits the vehicle that is not turned on, and turns on the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Hyun Sub Kim, Keun Sig Lim, Chan Mook Choi, Chang Ju Kim, Dong Uk Kang, Seok Keon Kwon
  • Patent number: 10703176
    Abstract: A device for opening and closing a damper using a knob of an air vent in a vehicle includes: a wing knob coupled to a horizontal wing mounted in an outlet of an air duct such that the wing knob is slidably movable on the horizontal wing; a first rack gear formed on a rear surface of the wing knob; a transfer gear body meshing with the first rack gear and rotatably mounted on upper and lower vertical wing support frames; a cam gear coaxially and rotatably connected to a lower portion of the transfer gear body; a slider mounted to a bottom surface of the air duct such that the slider is movable in a forward or backward direction on the bottom surface of the air duct, wherein the slider moves forward or backward while contacting the cam gear at a time of rotation of the cam gear; second rack gears formed at both side surfaces of the slider; and damper gears meshing with the second rack gears and rotatably mounted on the bottom surface of the air duct.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd., NIFCO KOREA Inc.
    Inventors: Young Ju Lee, Jang Hyeok Ahn, Choong Yeul Kim, Young Rok Lee, Keun Sig Lim, Dae Ig Jung, Jae Seob Choi, Won Sik Kim, Woo Hyuk Kim
  • Patent number: 10668787
    Abstract: An apparatus for adjusting direction of air flow of a slim type air vent for an automotive vehicle may include a nozzle type wing that can rotate angularly upwards or downwards and be mounted inside the air vent having slim structure and a gear for rotating the nozzle type wing upwards or downwards is formed on a single transverse wing exposed to the outside such that manipulation force for rotating the single transverse wing angularly upwards or downwards can be transmitted to the nozzle type wing through the gear to rotate the nozzle type wing angularly upwards or downwards and hence the upward or downward direction of air flow being discharged into a cabin can be easily adjusted by upward or downward angular and rotational operation of the nozzle type wing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, NIFCO KOREA Inc., Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Ju Lee, In Seop Kim, Young Rok Lee, Young Beom Lee, Choong Yeul Kim, Dae Ig Jung, Keun Sig Lim, Ji Won Lee, Jae Seob Choi, Won Sik Kim
  • Patent number: 10661637
    Abstract: An apparatus for improving vehicle internal air may include an air conditioner including an intake door for controlling introduction of external air into a vehicle; an electric dust collection filter to collect fine dust contained in air; and a control device to control operation of the electric dust collection filter and the intake door, based on information about a concentration of fine dust inside the vehicle, a concentration of fine dust outside the vehicle, and a vehicle speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Dong Ho Kwon, Dae Ig Jung, Keun Sig Lim, Gee Young Shin
  • Patent number: 10647246
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of automatically adjusting the leveling of a pixel light headlamp for a vehicle, which may automatically adjust the leveling of a headlamp that is configured for implementing a pixel light using a DMD optical system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Morors Corporation
    Inventors: Jung Wook Lim, Jik Soo Shin, Keun Sig Lim, Ki Hong Lee, Byoung Suk Ahn
  • Patent number: 10632920
    Abstract: A rearview mirror having a tilting structure configured for securing a rear view through a display device by tilting an upper housing may include: a lower housing configured to be fixed to a windshield glass; an upper housing configured to be positioned at an opening portion of the lower housing; a mirror portion configured to be positioned at a rear surface of the upper housing; and a display device configured to be positioned at a rear surface of the mirror portion, in which the mirror portion and the display device are fixed to the upper housing, and the upper housing is tilted based on a first end portion to provide a rear view through the display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Nak Kyoung Kong, Jong Min Park, Ki Hong Lee, Keun Sig Lim, Chang Ju Kim, Yong Hwan Kim, Su Young Choi, Won Bin Kim
  • Patent number: 10625575
    Abstract: A slim-type air vent device for a vehicle may include: a single horizontal wing mounted at an outlet position of a slim air duct to be vertically rotatable, the single horizontal wing being exposed to the outside; an integrated control knob mounted to the single horizontal wing to be horizontally movable; dampers mounted in a rear space in the slim air duct such that an opening angle of each of the dampers is adjustable; a gear assembly disposed between a back surface of the integrated control knob and rotation shafts of the dampers, the gear assembly having a plurality of gears; and a plurality of vertical wings mounted immediately behind the single horizontal wing in an internal space of the slim air duct, to be rotated in a left or right direction by a single link during a left or right movement of the integrated control knob.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, NIFCO KOREA Inc., Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Ju Lee, In Seop Kim, Young Rok Lee, Young Beom Lee, Choong Yeul Kim, Dae Ig Jung, Keun Sig Lim, Ji Won Lee, Jae Seob Choi, Won Sik Kim
  • Patent number: 10589648
    Abstract: An apparatus for opening and closing a sliding armrest console, in which it is easy to access a console storage space by inserting an armrest into an armrest console in a state in which the console is opened, may include an armrest rotating about a main hinge, a console, an upper portion of which is closed by the armrest, a first guide groove formed for guiding a movement direction of an auxiliary hinge positioned at the armrest when the armrest rotates, and a main guide groove formed in a vertical direction of the console such that the main hinge moves along the main guide groove, wherein when the main hinge moves along the main guide groove, the auxiliary hinge moves along a second guide groove, which is vertically connected to the first guide groove, so that the armrest is inserted into the console.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Daejoo Precision Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hye Kyung Kim, Sung Sik Choi, Young Ju Lee, Keun Sig Lim, Dae Ig Jung, Keun Hong Bae, Ki Young An
  • Patent number: 10415786
    Abstract: A pixel light headlamp for a vehicle may include a light source module, a digital micro-mirror device (DMD) optical system, an imaging lens module, wherein the condenser lens includes a first condenser lens disposed between the light source and the phosphor and second and third condenser lenses which are disposed on a path through which light emitted from the first condenser lens is incident on the DMD chip; the second condenser lens is disposed to face the phosphor; the third condenser lens is disposed to be distanced from the second condenser lens such that it is not overlapped with a moving path of light emitted from the phosphor; and the light source and the first condenser lens as well as the DMD chip and the imaging lens module are configured to tilt with respect to a lens housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Byoung Suk Ahn, Jik Soo Shin, Keun Sig Lim, Jung Wook Lim, Ki Hong Lee
  • Patent number: 10406988
    Abstract: A carrier apparatus for a vehicle includes a stationary rail extending from a rear part of the vehicle to an upper part of the vehicle in a forward-rearward direction of the vehicle; and a position-fixing bracket separably mounted to the stationary rail for fixing cargo placed on the stationary rail, such that the cargo fixed to the stationary rail is located at the rear part or the upper part of the vehicle when the position-fixing bracket is mounted to the stationary rail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Dong Eun Cha, Hyun Gyung Kim, Keun Sig Lim, Jin Young Yoon, Ki Hong Lee
  • Patent number: 10377270
    Abstract: A seat position adjustment apparatus for a vehicle may include fixed rails fixed on a bottom plane; first sliding rails configured to slide in forward and backward directions on the fixed rails respectively, and provided with cushion links rotatably coupled to the cushion frame; second sliding rails configured to move with the first sliding rails and slide on and protrude from the first sliding rails, and formed to support the cushion frame with the cushion links; a driving device mounted to the first sliding rails or the second sliding rails and configured to transmit power to the first sliding rails and the second sliding rails; and a seat back link rotatably mounted on the bottom plane or the fixed rails and rotatably coupled to and supporting a seat back frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Dae Won San Up Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Il Hong Park, Eun Sue Kim, Dae Ig Jung, Keun Sig Lim, Byoung Su You, Jong Ho Lim, Sang Yong Koo, Sun Ho Hur, Dong Hwi Kim, Young Cheol Jang, Tae Hyung Kim
  • Patent number: 10377316
    Abstract: A pop-up console apparatus for a vehicle may include a console housing disposed in a vehicle; a cover device disposed on the console housing to cover or pop open a top portion of the console housing; and one or more lower trays sequentially disposed under the cover device, wherein at least one of the lower trays moves up and down along a guide that is coupled to an end portion of the cover to pop up together with the cover while being inserted into the console housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Dong Eun Cha, Keun Sig Lim, Hye Kyung Kim, Ki Hong Lee
  • Patent number: 10337683
    Abstract: A head lamp apparatus may control a supply of power to a laser diode based on a quantity of white light outputted to an outside environment in the head lamp apparatus using the laser diode as a light source, and controls a power supply using only a quantity of pure white light excluding noise light when the supply of power to the laser diode is controlled, thus maximally preventing blue laser beams, which are harmful to human bodies, from being exposed to the outside environment, and allowing an operation of a head lamp to be precisely controlled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corp., SL Corporation
    Inventors: Byoung Suk Ahn, Jik Soo Shin, Ki Hong Lee, Jung Wook Lim, Keun Sig Lim, Hyo Kyoung Kim, Seung Mok Yang, Sung Wook Yoon
  • Patent number: 10328902
    Abstract: A rain sensor is included in a vehicle, and a method for controlling the vehicle utilizes the rain sensor. The rain sensor includes a light transmitter configured to radiate light to a windshield of the vehicle; a light receiver configured to receive light reflected from the windshield to generate a reception light signal; a filter configured to filter out noise from the reception light signal; and a controller configured to determine a presence or absence of pollutant and a degree of pollution on the basis of the filtered reception light signal, and perform pollutant removing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Hyundai Autron Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong Min Park, Nak Kyoung Kong, Ki Hong Lee, Keun Sig Lim, Young Ik Cho, KyungTaek Kim, WonBok Hong, Taewang Kim
  • Patent number: 10308144
    Abstract: A seat position adjustment apparatus for a vehicle may include fixed rails fixed on a bottom plane; first sliding rails configured to slide in forward and backward directions on the fixed rails respectively, and provided with cushion links rotatably coupled to the cushion frame; second sliding rails configured to move with the first sliding rails and slide on and protrude from the first sliding rails, and formed to support the cushion frame with the cushion links; a driving device mounted to the first sliding rails or the second sliding rails and configured to transmit power to the first sliding rails and the second sliding rails; and a seat back link rotatably mounted on the bottom plane or the fixed rails and rotatably coupled to and supporting a seat back frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Dae Won San Up Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Il Hong Park, Eun Sue Kim, Dae Ig Jung, Keun Sig Lim, Byoung Su You, Jong Ho Lim, Sang Yong Koo, Sun Ho Hur, Dong Hwi Kim, Young Cheol Jang, Tae Hyung Kim
  • Patent number: 10302257
    Abstract: A lamp apparatus for a vehicle may include a light source device configured to irradiate light; a detector configured to be distanced from the light source device and detect the light irradiated from the light source device, verifying whether the light source device is operating abnormally; and a reflector configured to have the light irradiated from the light source device incident thereon and reflect a portion of the light irradiated from the light source device wherein a portion of the light reflects toward the detector while reflecting the light irradiated from the light source device such that the light reflects toward a front of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corp., SL Corporation
    Inventors: Byoung Suk Ahn, Jik Soo Shin, Ki Hong Lee, Jung Wook Lim, Keun Sig Lim, Cheol Min Park, Hyo Kyoung Kim, Sung Wook Yoon
  • Publication number: 20190092138
    Abstract: An air vent structure may include spacers mounted at sides of an outlet of an air duct; a single horizontal wing, and an upper and lower horizontal wings that have hinge grooves to which hinge pins of the spacer are inserted and formed in front side portions of the horizontal wings and positioned in horizontally in the outlet, the upper and lower horizontal wings being disposed above and below the single horizontal wing; a main link having a front end portion which a first hinge end portion hinged to a rear portion of both side surfaces of the respective horizontal wings and a rear end portion in which a second hinge end portion is formed at upper and lower portions in the rear end portion; an auxiliary wing connected to the slot of the spacer and the second hinge end portion of the main link; and a dummy wing covering the spacer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd., NIFCO KOREA Inc.
    Inventors: Young Ju LEE, Jang Hyeok AHN, Choong Yeul KIM, Young Rok LEE, Keun Sig LIM, Dae lg JUNG, Jae Seob CHOI, Won Sik KIM, Woo Hyuk KIM
  • Publication number: 20190092137
    Abstract: A device for opening and closing a damper using a knob of an air vent in a vehicle includes: a wing knob coupled to a horizontal wing mounted in an outlet of an air duct such that the wing knob is slidably movable on the horizontal wing; a first rack gear formed on a rear surface of the wing knob; a transfer gear body meshing with the first rack gear and rotatably mounted on upper and lower vertical wing support frames; a cam gear coaxially and rotatably connected to a lower portion of the transfer gear body; a slider mounted to a bottom surface of the air duct such that the slider is movable in a forward or backward direction on the bottom surface of the air duct, wherein the slider moves forward or backward while contacting the cam gear at a time of rotation of the cam gear; second rack gears formed at both side surfaces of the slider; and damper gears meshing with the second rack gears and rotatably mounted on the bottom surface of the air duct.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Young Ju Lee, Jang Hyeok Ahn, Choong Yeul Kim, Young Rok Lee, Keun Sig Lim, Dae Ig Jung, Jae Seob Choi, Won Sik Kim, Woo Hyuk Kim
  • Patent number: 10196044
    Abstract: A rain sensor of a vehicle and a control method thereof are provided to solve a problem that a measurement result of rainfall varies according to a glass specification of a windshield even under the same rainfall condition by tuning sensitivity of the rain sensor in accordance with the glass specification of the windshield. For this, a method of determining the glass specification of the rain sensor includes determining the glass specification of the windshield from a light-receiving signal obtained by receiving light reflected by the windshield of the vehicle, and eliminating a deviation between light-receiving signals by glass specification, which is caused by a difference in the glass specification, by applying parameter tuning according to a glass specification to the light-receiving signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION, HYUNDAI AUTRON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jong Min Park, Nak Kyoung Kong, Keun Sig Lim, Ki Hong Lee, Illsoo Kim, Byung Seob Yu, KyungTaek Kim, WonBok Hong, Taewang Kim
  • Publication number: 20190031110
    Abstract: A carrier apparatus for a vehicle includes stationary rail extending from a rear part of the vehicle to an upper part of the vehicle in a forward-rearward direction of the vehicle; and a position-fixing bracket separably mounted to the stationary rail for fixing cargo placed on the stationary rail, such that the cargo fixed to the stationary rail is located at the rear part or the upper part of the vehicle when the position-fixing bracket is mounted to the stationary rail.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Dong Eun CHA, Hyun Gyung KIM, Keun Sig LIM, Jin Young YOON, Ki Hong LEE