Patents by Inventor Kicheol Shin

Kicheol Shin 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: 10379543
    Abstract: A vehicle, a control method thereof, and an autonomous driving system using the same, may include a vehicle detector configured to detected driving environment information about surroundings of a vehicle, and a controller configured to generate a map including at least one of a surrounding terrain, a lane, and a traveling route based on the detected driving environment information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: MyungSeon Heo, Byungyong You, Kicheol Shin, Youngchul Oh
  • Publication number: 20190197902
    Abstract: A vehicle includes: a navigation device configured to receive position information of the vehicle; a communicator configured to receive a detailed map of a road; a sensor configured to detect an obstacle in the vicinity of the vehicle; and a controller configured to detect at least one adjacent vehicle when the vehicle is located near an intersection, and configured to identify a driving intention of the adjacent vehicle by matching a route of the detected adjacent vehicle with the detailed map of the road.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Kicheol SHIN, Youngchul OH, Jinhyuk CHOI, TaeDong OH, Wanjae LEE, Haeryong LEE, MyungSeon HEO
  • Patent number: 10239528
    Abstract: A vehicle includes: a processor configured to calculate a direction in which the vehicle is to move in order to overtake a preceding vehicle and calculate a distance to the preceding vehicle when it is determined that the preceding vehicle is travelling abnormally; a distance sensor configured to recognize a lane located in the calculated direction in which the vehicle is to move based on the calculated distance to the preceding vehicle; and a driving apparatus configured to control driving of the vehicle in a manner which keeps the vehicle at or near the calculated distance to the preceding vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Youngchul Oh, Kicheol Shin, Byungyong You, MyungSeon Heo
  • Publication number: 20180259972
    Abstract: A vehicle, a control method thereof, and an autonomous driving system using the same, may include a vehicle detector configured to detected driving environment information about surroundings of a vehicle, and a controller configured to generate a map including at least one of a surrounding terrain, a lane, and a traveling route based on the detected driving environment information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2017
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: MyungSeon Heo, Byungyong You, Kicheol Shin, Youngchul Oh
  • Patent number: 10000212
    Abstract: A vehicle and a method for controlling the same are provided to determine a traveling speed based on travel information of a first preceding vehicle and a second preceding vehicle. The vehicle includes a drive unit that provides rotational force for vehicle traveling and a distance sensor that detects an object located in a forward direction. A controller first preceding vehicle and a second preceding vehicle located ahead of the first preceding vehicle, which travel on the same traffic road as a traveling road based on the result detected by the distance sensor. The drive unit is operated to adjust a vehicle speed to be at a traveling speed determined based on travel information of the first preceding vehicle and the second preceding vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Youngchul Oh, Hyoung Geun Kwon, Kicheol Shin, MyungSeon Heo, Byungyong You
  • Patent number: 9969399
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a photographing unit for acquiring a plurality of images of a road, and a vehicle controller for detecting a marker on the road from the plurality of images, for deciding a first estimated position of the vehicle using an amount of change of the marker in the plurality of images, for deciding a second estimated position of the vehicle based on information about driving of the vehicle, and for deciding a final estimated position of the vehicle using the first estimated position and the second estimated position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Youngchul Oh, Kicheol Shin, Byungyong You, MyungSeon Heo
  • Patent number: 9910157
    Abstract: A vehicle that detects a lane using measurement data of a lidar sensor and a lane detection method are provided. The vehicle includes a distance sensor and a processor that is configured to determine data that indicates a road lane among data obtained by the distance sensor. Additionally, the processor accumulates the determined lane data using vehicle speed information and determines the road lane using the accumulated lane data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: MyungSeon Heo, Kicheol Shin, Youngchul Oh
  • Patent number: 9905024
    Abstract: An object recognition device includes: a storage unit that stores image information corresponding to respective shapes of a plurality of objects, and a control unit that groups a plurality of signals detected by a distance detection unit to acquire position information of at least one of the plurality of objects, sets a first object of the plurality of objects based on the acquired position information, sets an interference area based on position information of the first object, acquires position information and image information of a second object of the plurality of objects located in the interference area, and corrects the acquired position information of the second object based on the image information of the second object and the image information stored in the storage unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Kicheol Shin, MyungSeon Heo, Youngchul Oh
  • Patent number: 9836803
    Abstract: A network system is provided. The network system includes: at least one component selected from an energy receiving unit receiving energy and an energy management unit managing the energy receiving unit. The energy receiving unit or the energy management unit receives energy rate related information; an energy usage amount or a usage rate of when the component is controlled on the basis of at least the energy rate related information is less than that of when the component is controlled without the basis of at least energy rate related information; if the energy rate related information is high cost information, a function of one component constituting the energy receiving unit is limited; and an operating time or an output of the energy receiving unit is adjusted in correspondence to the limited function of one component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC
    Inventors: Junho Ahn, Yanghwan Kim, Hoonbong Lee, Koonseok Lee, Sangseog Kang, Sunhee Kang, Younghyun Kang, Youngtae Kwon, Jaekuk Kwon, Byeongho Min, Kicheol Shin, Dongchun Shin, Taeyun Lim, Shinjae Jeong, Kyungeun Jo, Juyoung Cha, Sungyong Heo
  • Publication number: 20170183007
    Abstract: A vehicle includes: a processor configured to calculate a direction in which the vehicle is to move in order to overtake a preceding vehicle and calculate a distance to the preceding vehicle when it is determined that the preceding vehicle is travelling abnormally; a distance sensor configured to recognize a lane located in the calculated direction in which the vehicle is to move based on the calculated distance to the preceding vehicle; and a driving apparatus configured to control driving of the vehicle in a manner which keeps the vehicle at or near the calculated distance to the preceding vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Inventors: Youngchul Oh, Kicheol Shin, Byungyong You, MyungSeon Heo
  • Patent number: 9682653
    Abstract: Forms of the present disclosure provide vehicles and methods for controlling the same, which detect abnormal driving and notify the driver of the abnormal driving, and increase a distance to a car ahead or avoid the car ahead in the abnormal driving. A vehicle includes a sensor for obtaining information regarding surroundings of the vehicle, a processor for determining an error between lines and a traveling trajectory of a car ahead, and a change in acceleration of the car ahead, based on the information obtained by the sensor, and determining whether the car ahead is being driven abnormally based on the error and change of acceleration, and a display for displaying a message indicating that the car ahead is being driven abnormally.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Youngchul Oh, Kicheol Shin, Byungyong You, MyungSeon Heo
  • Publication number: 20170120911
    Abstract: A vehicle adjusts a distance between a subject vehicle and a front vehicle according to a height of the front vehicle. The vehicle includes a distance sensor, and a processor which determines data of the front vehicle among data obtained by the distance sensor, and maintains a distance to the front vehicle equal to or more than a predetermined distance when a longitudinal dispersion value of the determined data is a predetermined reference value or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Publication date: May 4, 2017
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Kicheol SHIN, MyungSeon HEO, Youngchul OH
  • Publication number: 20170113696
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a photographing unit for acquiring a plurality of images of a road, and a vehicle controller for detecting a marker on the road from the plurality of images, for deciding a first estimated position of the vehicle using an amount of change of the marker in the plurality of images, for deciding a second estimated position of the vehicle based on information about driving of the vehicle, and for deciding a final estimated position of the vehicle using the first estimated position and the second estimated position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2016
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Inventors: Youngchul OH, Kicheol SHIN, Byungyong YOU, MyungSeon HEO
  • Publication number: 20170106861
    Abstract: A vehicle and a method for controlling the same are provided to determine a traveling speed based on travel information of a first preceding vehicle and a second preceding vehicle. The vehicle includes a drive unit that provides rotational force for vehicle traveling and a distance sensor that detects an object located in a forward direction. A controller first preceding vehicle and a second preceding vehicle located ahead of the first preceding vehicle, which travel on the same traffic road as a traveling road based on the result detected by the distance sensor. The drive unit is operated to adjust a vehicle speed to be at a traveling speed determined based on travel information of the first preceding vehicle and the second preceding vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2016
    Publication date: April 20, 2017
    Inventors: Youngchul Oh, Hyoung Geun Kwon, Kicheol Shin, MyungSeon Heo, Byungyong You
  • Publication number: 20170059713
    Abstract: A vehicle that detects a lane using measurement data of a lidar sensor and a lane detection method are provided. The vehicle includes a distance sensor and a processor that is configured to determine data that indicates a road lane among data obtained by the distance sensor. Additionally, the processor accumulates the determined lane data using vehicle speed information and determines the road lane using the accumulated lane data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Inventors: MyungSeon Heo, Kicheol Shin, Youngchul Oh
  • Publication number: 20170061219
    Abstract: An object recognition device includes: a storage unit that stores image information corresponding to respective shapes of a plurality of objects, and a control unit that groups a plurality of signals detected by a distance detection unit to acquire position information of at least one of the plurality of objects, sets a first object of the plurality of objects based on the acquired position information, sets an interference area based on position information of the first object, acquires position information and image information of a second object of the plurality of objects located in the interference area, and corrects the acquired position information of the second object based on the image information of the second object and the image information stored in the storage unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Inventors: Kicheol Shin, MyungSeon Heo, Youngchul Oh
  • Publication number: 20170057410
    Abstract: Forms of the present disclosure provide vehicles and methods for controlling the same, which detect abnormal driving and notify the driver of the abnormal driving, and increase a distance to a car ahead or avoid the car ahead in the abnormal driving. A vehicle includes a sensor for obtaining information regarding surroundings of the vehicle, a processor for determining an error between lines and a traveling trajectory of a car ahead, and a change in acceleration of the car ahead, based on the information obtained by the sensor, and determining whether the car ahead is being driven abnormally based on the error and change of acceleration, and a display for displaying a message indicating that the car ahead is being driven abnormally.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Inventors: Youngchul OH, Kicheol SHIN, Byungyong YOU, MyungSeon HEO
  • Publication number: 20130274938
    Abstract: A network system is provided. The network system includes: at least one component selected from an energy receiving unit receiving energy and an energy management unit managing the energy receiving unit. The energy receiving unit or the energy management unit receives energy rate related information; an energy usage amount or a usage rate of when the component is controlled on the basis of at least the energy rate related information is less than that of when the component is controlled without the basis of at least energy rate related information; if the energy rate related information is high cost information, a function of one component constituting the energy receiving unit is limited; and an operating time or an output of the energy receiving unit is adjusted in correspondence to the limited function of one component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2011
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Inventors: Junho Ahn, Yanghwan Kim, Hoonbong Lee, Koonseok Lee, Sangseog Kang, Sunhee Kang, Younghyun Kang, Youngtae Kwon, Jaekuk Kwon, Byeongho Min, Kicheol Shin, Dongchun Shin, Taeyun Lim, Shinjae Jeong, Kyungeun Jo, Juyoung Cha, Sungyong Heo