Patents by Inventor Ki-Dong Kang

Ki-Dong Kang 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: 20220188252
    Abstract: Provided are an apparatus and a method for controlling an interrupt rate for a processor based on processor utilization. Accordingly, it is possible to improve an I/O response latency and improve energy efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventors: Dae Hoon Kim, Ki Dong Kang, Hyung Won Park
  • Publication number: 20220144216
    Abstract: A washer liquid supply valve includes a valve body provided with an inflow hole and a discharge hole configured to allow a washer liquid to flow into and out of the valve body therethrough, a housing detachably combined with an upper part of the valve body, a coil assembly installed in the housing and configured to generate magnetic force when power is applied to the washer liquid supply valve, a core combined with the coil assembly while penetrating the coil assembly and magnetized by the magnetic force generated by the coil assembly, plunger installed in the core so as to be movable and configured to be moved upwards when power is applied to the washer liquid supply valve, and a spring interposed between the core and the plunger so as to elastically support the plunger towards the valve body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Jong Min Park, Nak Kyoung Kong, Jin Hee Lee, Ki Hong Lee, Chang Hoon Lee, Ho Hoon Hwang, Eui Dong Roh, Ki Ryong Lee, Jong Wook Lee, Sin Won Kang, Seong Jun Kim, Jong-hyun Jin, Moo Ha Hwang, Yeong-Su Kim, Gyu Won Han, Young Joon Shin
  • Patent number: 10118613
    Abstract: A vehicle operating in accordance with a predetermined advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) control logic includes a sensing unit configured to acquire environment information of a given area, and a controller configured to change a setting value of the ADAS control logic based on the acquired environment information in real time and control the vehicle in accordance with the ADAS control logic using the changed setting value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Kyunghyun Kang, Ki Dong Kang, HeeJin Ro, Seok-young Youn, Sung Un Kim, Bitna Baek, Ga Hee Kim, Jong Hyuck Heo, Chisung Kim
  • Patent number: 10099616
    Abstract: A vehicle includes an image obtaining unit for obtaining an image of surroundings of the vehicle, a communication unit for receiving an image from at least one of a closed-circuit television (CCTV) and another vehicle in the surroundings of the vehicle, and a display unit for displaying the image obtained by the image obtaining unit and the CCTV image received from the communication unit or the image from the other vehicle received from the communication unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Sung Un Kim, Ki Dong Kang, Kyunghyun Kang, HeeJin Ro, Seok-young Youn, Bitna Baek, Ga Hee Kim, Jong Hyuck Heo, Chisung Kim
  • Patent number: 9949096
    Abstract: A navigation device, a system for inputting a place, and a method for inputting a place to the navigation device implement inputting a place to a navigation device communicating with a terminal device, searching for and extracting place-associated information from text received by the terminal device. If the place-associated information is extracted from the text, the implementation carries out transmitting, by the terminal device, the text or the place-associated information detected from the text to the navigation device; and setting, by the navigation device, a place obtained on basis of the place-associated information to a destination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventor: Ki Dong Kang
  • Patent number: 9898667
    Abstract: An accident information management apparatus for acquiring accident associated information such as images stored in a black box (i.e., black box images) from a peripheral vehicle through direct communication between vehicles when an accident such as a traffic accident occurs, a vehicle including the accident information management apparatus, and a method for managing accident information are disclosed. The vehicle includes an antenna array having a plurality of antenna elements configured to transmit and receive a signal; and a beamformer configured to adjust a phase of the signal transmitted from the antenna elements so as to form a beam pattern focused in a specific direction; and a controller configured to focus the beam pattern onto a peripheral vehicle so as to control a communication unit to transmit a request signal of accident associated information. The antenna array and the beamformer are contained in the communication unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Kyunghyun Kang, Ki Dong Kang, HeeJin Ro, Seok-young Youn, Sung Un Kim, Bitna Baek, Ga Hee Kim, Jong Hyuck Heo, Chisung Kim
  • Patent number: 9809229
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a sensor configured to obtain driving information of a driver; a controller configured to confirm a driving pattern of the driver based on the obtained driving information, and generate an output signal which outputs a recommended driving method corresponding to the confirmed driving pattern; and a communicator configured to directly transmit the generated output signal to adjacent vehicles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Kyunghyun Kang, Ki Dong Kang, HeeJin Ro, Seok-young Youn, Sung Un Kim, Bitna Baek, Ga Hee Kim, Jong Hyuck Heo, Chisung Kim
  • Patent number: 9688145
    Abstract: A terminal includes: a storage unit configured to store a plurality of pieces of software, each having a function restriction level and in which a plurality of functions are selectively restricted, and store a plurality of applications; a communication unit configured to receive driving information of a vehicle and external environment information; a control unit configured to identify a function restriction level corresponding to a driving condition of the vehicle based on the received driving information and external environment information, determine software corresponding to the identified function restriction level, and restrict and control a function of at least one application of the plurality of stored applications using the determined software; and an output unit configured to output execution information of the at least one application whose function is restricted and controlled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventor: Ki Dong Kang
  • Publication number: 20160277997
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a wireless communication unit for performing communication with an external device through a first communication link established with a base station, and a controller for controlling, if a shadow area is detected, the wireless communication unit to establish a second communication link with the base station through a multi-hop wireless network established with another vehicle existing around the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Kyunghyun KANG, Ki Dong KANG, Heejin RO, Seok-young YOUN, Sung Un KIM, Bitna BAEK, Ga Hee KIM, Jong Hyuck HEO, Chisung KIM
  • Publication number: 20160277513
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a communication unit for forming a local area network with adjacent vehicles, wherein the vehicle is the center and configured to share information with the adjacent vehicles via the vehicle in response to a request of a terminal connected to the vehicle, and a display unit for displaying the shared information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Sung Un KIM, Ki Dong KANG, Kyunghyun KANG, Heejin RO, Seok-Young YOUN, Bitna BAEK, Ga Hee KIM, Jong Hyuck HEO, Chisung KIM
  • Publication number: 20160272201
    Abstract: A vehicle operating in accordance with a predetermined advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) control logic includes a sensing unit configured to acquire environment information of a given area, and a controller configured to change a setting value of the ADAS control logic based on the acquired environment information in real time and control the vehicle in accordance with the ADAS control logic using the changed setting value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Kyunghyun KANG, Ki Dong KANG, HeeJin RO, Seok-young YOUN, Sung Un KIM, Bitna BAEK, Ga Hee KIM, Jong Hyuck HEO, Chisung KIM
  • Publication number: 20160277911
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a communication unit including an antenna array having a plurality of antenna elements for transmitting and receiving a signal and a beamformer for forming a beam pattern focused in a specific direction by adjusting a phase of the signal transmitted from the plurality of antenna elements, and a controller for controlling the communication unit to transmit a request signal of accident associated information by focusing the beam pattern onto a peripheral vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2015
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Kyunghyun KANG, Ki Dong KANG, HeeJin RO, Seok-young YOUN, Sung Un KIM, Bitna BAEK, Ga Hee KIM, Jong Hyuck HEO, Chisung KIM
  • Publication number: 20160272118
    Abstract: A vehicle includes an image obtaining unit for obtaining an image of surroundings of the vehicle, a communication unit for receiving an image from at least one of a closed-circuit television (CCTV) and another vehicle in the surroundings of the vehicle, and a display unit for displaying the image obtained by the image obtaining unit and the CCTV image received from the communication unit or the image from the other vehicle received from the communication unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Sung Un KIM, Ki Dong KANG, Kyunghyun KANG, HeeJin RO, Seok-young YOUN, Bitna BAEK, Ga Hee KIM, Jong Hyuck HEO, Chisung KIM
  • Publication number: 20160272216
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a sensor configured to obtain driving information of a driver; a controller configured to confirm a driving pattern of the driver based on the obtained driving information, and generate an output signal which outputs a recommended driving method corresponding to the confirmed driving pattern; and a communicator configured to directly transmit the generated output signal to adjacent vehicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Kyunghyun KANG, Ki Dong KANG, HeeJin RO, Seok-young YOUN, Sung Un KIM, Bitna BAEK, Ga Hee KIM, Jong Hyuck HEO, Chisung KIM
  • Publication number: 20160275796
    Abstract: A vehicle includes an image acquisition unit for acquiring an image about a surrounding of the vehicle, a travelling information acquisition unit for acquiring travelling information about the vehicle, a communication unit for transmitting the information acquired from the travelling information acquisition unit to a server and receiving information about an event related to the travelling of the vehicle from the server, and a control unit for notifying a driver of a possible change in a travelling environment of the vehicle according to the event based on the information about the event received from the communication unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Sung Un KIM, Ki Dong KANG, Kyunghyun KANG, Heejin RO, Seok-young YOUN, Bitna BAEK, Ga Hee KIM, Jong Hyuck HEO, Chisung KIM
  • Publication number: 20160275360
    Abstract: A vehicle providing an available parking space, includes a communicator configured to receive parking information, which includes at least one of image information collected by at least one external device located within a threshold from the vehicle, and information about a location of the external device from the external device. A display is configured to display information about the available parking space, which is extracted from the parking information received from the communicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Kyunghyun KANG, Ki Dong KANG, HeeJin RO, Seok-young YOUN, Sung Un KIM, Bitna BAEK, Ga Hee KIM, Jong Hyuck HEO, Chisung KIM
  • Publication number: 20160275790
    Abstract: An accident information management apparatus for acquiring accident associated information such as images stored in a black box (i.e., black box images) from a peripheral vehicle through direct communication between vehicles when an accident such as a traffic accident occurs, a vehicle including the accident information management apparatus, and a method for managing accident information are disclosed. The vehicle includes an antenna array having a plurality of antenna elements configured to transmit and receive a signal; and a beamformer configured to adjust a phase of the signal transmitted from the antenna elements so as to form a beam pattern focused in a specific direction; and a controller configured to focus the beam pattern onto a peripheral vehicle so as to control a communication unit to transmit a request signal of accident associated information. The antenna array and the beamformer are contained in the communication unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Kyunghyun KANG, Ki Dong KANG, HeeJin RO, Seok-young YOUN, Sung Un KIM, Bitna BAEK, Ga Hee KIM, Jong Hyuck HEO, Chisung KIM
  • Publication number: 20160159218
    Abstract: A terminal includes: a storage unit configured to store a plurality of pieces of software, each having a function restriction level and in which a plurality of functions are selectively restricted, and store a plurality of applications; a communication unit configured to receive driving information of a vehicle and external environment information; a control unit configured to identify a function restriction level corresponding to a driving condition of the vehicle based on the received driving information and external environment information, determine software corresponding to the identified function restriction level, and restrict and control a function of at least one application of the plurality of stored applications using the determined software; and an output unit configured to output execution information of the at least one application whose function is restricted and controlled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2015
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Inventor: Ki Dong Kang
  • Publication number: 20160138931
    Abstract: A navigation device, a system for inputting a place, and a method for inputting a place to the navigation device implement inputting a place to a navigation device communicating with a terminal device, searching for and extracting place-associated information from text received by the terminal device. If the place-associated information is extracted from the text, the implementation carries out transmitting, by the terminal device, the text or the place-associated information detected from the text to the navigation device; and setting, by the navigation device, a place obtained on basis of the place-associated information to a destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2015
    Publication date: May 19, 2016
    Inventor: Ki Dong KANG
  • Patent number: 8723101
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an integrated key using an optical key, in particular, to an integrated key which enables a more subdivided manipulation for the movement to the outside based on a center point, and to perform the operation of rotation and push. An integrated key using an optical sensor of the invention includes a housing which has an accommodation space inside while an upper portion is open; an operation member which has a guide unit which sticks to the housing between an upper end and a lower end of the operation member while a handle is formed in an upper side and a reflection unit is formed at a bottom surface; and an optical sensor which measures one or more of a separation distance with the reflection a rotation of the operation member, and a location coordinate value of the operation member, and outputs a sensing signal according to the measurement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventor: Ki Dong Kang