Patents by Inventor Kyeong Ok Kang

Kyeong Ok 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).

  • Patent number: 11405738
    Abstract: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for processing a multichannel audio signal. A multichannel audio signal processing method may include: generating an N-channel audio signal of N channels by down-mixing an M-channel audio signal of M channels; and generating a stereo audio signal by performing binaural rendering of the N-channel audio signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Yong Ju Lee, Jeong Il Seo, Seung Kwon Beack, Kyeong Ok Kang, Jin Woong Kim, Jae Hyoun Yoo
  • Publication number: 20220223159
    Abstract: An encoding/decoding apparatus and method for controlling a channel signal is disclosed, wherein the encoding apparatus may include an encoder to encode an object signal, a channel signal, and rendering information for the channel signal, and a bit stream generator to generate, as a bit stream, the encoded object signal, the encoded channel signal, and the encoded rendering information for the channel signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2022
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jeong Il SEO, Seung Kwon BEACK, Dae Young JANG, Kyeong Ok KANG, Tae Jin PARK, Yong Ju LEE, Keun Woo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM
  • Patent number: 11310615
    Abstract: An audio encoding apparatus and method that encodes hybrid contents including an object sound, a background sound, and metadata, and an audio decoding apparatus and method that decodes the encoded hybrid contents are provided. The audio encoding apparatus may include a mixing unit to generate an intermediate channel signal by mixing a background sound and an object sound, a matrix information encoding unit to encode matrix information used for the mixing, an audio encoding unit to encode the intermediate channel signal, and a metadata encoding unit to encode metadata including control information of the object sound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Seung Kwon Beack, Tae Jin Lee, Jong Mo Sung, Kyeong Ok Kang, Jeong Il Seo, Dae Young Jang, Yong Ju Lee, Jin Woong Kim
  • Patent number: 11289105
    Abstract: An encoding/decoding apparatus and method for controlling a channel signal is disclosed, wherein the encoding apparatus may include an encoder to encode an object signal, a channel signal, and rendering information for the channel signal, and a bit stream generator to generate, as a bit stream, the encoded object signal, the encoded channel signal, and the encoded rendering information for the channel signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jeong Il Seo, Seung Kwon Beack, Dae Young Jang, Kyeong Ok Kang, Tae Jin Park, Yong Ju Lee, Keun Woo Choi, Jin Woong Kim
  • Publication number: 20210392376
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus and method for encoding/decoding a moving picture based on adaptive scanning. The moving picture apparatus and method can increase a compression rate based on adaptive scanning by performing intra prediction onto blocks of a predetermined size, and scanning coefficients acquired from Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT) of a residue signal and quantization differently according to the intra prediction mode. The moving picture encoding apparatus includes: a mode selector for selecting and outputting a prediction mode; a predictor for predicting pixel values of pixels to be encoded of an input video based on the prediction mode to thereby output a residue signal block; a transform/quantization unit for performing DCT onto the residue signal block and quantizing the transformed residue signal block; and an encoder for adaptively scanning and encoding the quantized residue signal block based on the prediction mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jeong-Il SEO, Wook-Joong KIM, Kyu-Heon KIM, Kyeong-Ok KANG, Jin-Woo HONG, Yung-Lyul LEE, Ki-Hun HAN, Jae-Ho HUR, Dong-Gyu SIM, Seoung-Jun OH
  • Patent number: 11134274
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus and method for encoding/decoding a moving picture based on adaptive scanning. The moving picture apparatus and method can increase a compression rate based on adaptive scanning by performing intra prediction onto blocks of a predetermined size, and scanning coefficients acquired from Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT) of a residue signal and quantization differently according to the intra prediction mode. The moving picture encoding apparatus includes: a mode selector for selecting and outputting a prediction mode; a predictor for predicting pixel values of pixels to be encoded of an input video based on the prediction mode to thereby output a residue signal block; a transform/quantization unit for performing DCT onto the residue signal block and quantizing the transformed residue signal block; and an encoder for adaptively scanning and encoding the quantized residue signal block based on the prediction mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jeong-Il Seo, Wook-Joong Kim, Kyu-Heon Kim, Kyeong-Ok Kang, Jin-Woo Hong, Yung-Lyul Lee, Ki-Hun Han, Jae-Ho Hur, Dong-Gyu Sim, Seoung-Jun Oh
  • Patent number: 11056122
    Abstract: An encoder and an encoding method for a multi-channel signal, and a decoder and a decoding method for a multi-channel signal are disclosed. A multi-channel signal may be efficiently processed by consecutive downmixing or upmixing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Seung Kwon Beack, Tae Jin Lee, Jong Mo Sung, Jeong Il Seo, Kyeong Ok Kang, Dae Young Jang, Jin Woong Kim
  • Publication number: 20210201923
    Abstract: Disclosed is a binaural rendering method and apparatus for decoding a multichannel audio signal. The binaural rendering method may include: extracting an early reflection component and a late reverberation component from a binaural filter; generating a stereo audio signal by performing binaural rendering of a multichannel audio signal base on the early reflection component; and applying the late reverberation component to the generated stereo audio signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Yong Ju LEE, Jeong Il SEO, Jae Hyoun YOO, Seung Kwon BEACK, Jong Mo SUNG, Tae Jin LEE, Kyeong Ok KANG, Jin Woong KIM, Tae Jin PARK, Dae Young JANG, Keun Woo CHOI
  • Patent number: 11037578
    Abstract: An encoder and an encoding method for a multi-channel signal, and a decoder and a decoding method for a multi-channel signal are disclosed. A multi-channel signal may be efficiently processed by consecutive downmixing or upmixing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Seung Kwon Beack, Tae Jin Lee, Jong Mo Sung, Jeong Il Seo, Kyeong Ok Kang, Dae Young Jang, Jin Woong Kim
  • Patent number: 10950248
    Abstract: Disclosed is a binaural rendering method and apparatus for decoding a multichannel audio signal. The binaural rendering method may include: extracting an early reflection component and a late reverberation component from a binaural filter; generating a stereo audio signal by performing binaural rendering of a multichannel audio signal base on the early reflection component; and applying the late reverberation component to the generated stereo audio signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Yong Ju Lee, Jeong Il Seo, Jae Hyoun Yoo, Seung Kwon Beack, Jong Mo Sung, Tae Jin Lee, Kyeong Ok Kang, Jin Woong Kim, Tae Jin Park, Dae Young Jang, Keun Woo Choi
  • Patent number: 10783893
    Abstract: An encoder and an encoding method for a multi-channel signal, and a decoder and a decoding method for a multi-channel signal are disclosed. A multi-channel signal may be efficiently processed by consecutive downmixing or upmixing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Seung Kwon Beack, Tae Jin Lee, Jong Mo Sung, Jeong Il Seo, Kyeong Ok Kang, Dae Young Jang, Jin Woong Kim
  • Patent number: 10783892
    Abstract: An audio encoding apparatus to encode an audio signal using lossless coding or lossy coding and an audio decoding apparatus to decode an encoded audio signal are disclosed. An audio encoding apparatus according to an exemplary embodiment may include an input signal type determination unit to determine a type of an input signal based on characteristics of the input signal, a residual signal generation unit to generate a residual signal based on an output signal from the input signal type determination unit, and a coding unit to perform lossless coding or lossy coding using the residual signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, THE KOREA DEVELOPMENT BANK
    Inventors: Seung Kwon Beack, Tae Jin Lee, Jong Mo Sung, Kyeong Ok Kang, Keun Woo Choi
  • Publication number: 20200234718
    Abstract: Disclosed is a binaural rendering method and apparatus for decoding a multichannel audio signal. The binaural rendering method may include: extracting an early reflection component and a late reverberation component from a binaural filter; generating a stereo audio signal by performing binaural rendering of a multichannel audio signal base on the early reflection component; and applying the late reverberation component to the generated stereo audio signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Yong Ju LEE, Jeong Il SEO, Jae Hyoun YOO, Seung Kwon BEACK, Jong Mo SUNG, Tae Jin LEE, Kyeong Ok KANG, Jin Woong KIM, Tae Jin PARK, Dae Young JANG, Keun Woo CHOI
  • Patent number: 10701503
    Abstract: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for processing a multichannel audio signal. A multichannel audio signal processing method may include: generating an N-channel audio signal of N channels by down-mixing an M-channel audio signal of M channels; and generating a stereo audio signal by performing binaural rendering of the N-channel audio signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Yong Ju Lee, Jeong Il Seo, Seung Kwon Beack, Kyeong Ok Kang, Jin Woong Kim, Jae Hyoun Yoo
  • Publication number: 20200176002
    Abstract: An encoder and an encoding method for a multi-channel signal, and a decoder and a decoding method for a multi-channel signal are disclosed. A multi-channel signal may be efficiently processed by consecutive downmixing or upmixing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Seung Kwon BEACK, Tae Jin LEE, Jong Mo SUNG, Jeong Il SEO, Kyeong Ok KANG, Dae Young JANG, Jin Woong KIM
  • Patent number: 10657978
    Abstract: A broadcast transmitting apparatus and method, and a broadcast playback apparatus and method for providing an object-based audio by encoding and decoding a multichannel audio signal are provided. The broadcast transmitting apparatus may generate audio identification information used to determine whether the multichannel audio signal is an object-based audio signal. When the multichannel audio signal is determined to be the object-based audio signal, based on the audio identification information, the broadcast playback apparatus may control and output the multichannel audio signal for each channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Yong Ju Lee, Tae Jin Lee, Kyeong Ok Kang, Jin Woong Kim, Chie Teuk Ahn
  • Publication number: 20200154224
    Abstract: An audio encoding apparatus and method that encodes hybrid contents including an object sound, a background sound, and metadata, and an audio decoding apparatus and method that decodes the encoded hybrid contents are provided. The audio encoding apparatus may include a mixing unit to generate an intermediate channel signal by mixing a background sound and an object sound, a matrix information encoding unit to encode matrix information used for the mixing, an audio encoding unit to encode the intermediate channel signal, and a metadata encoding unit to encode metadata including control information of the object sound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Seung Kwon BEACK, Tae Jin LEE, Jong Mo SUNG, Kyeong Ok KANG, Jeong Il SEO, Dae Young JANG, Yong Ju LEE, Jin Woong KIM
  • Publication number: 20200154142
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus and method for encoding/decoding a moving picture based on adaptive scanning. The moving picture apparatus and method can increase a compression rate based on adaptive scanning by performing intra prediction onto blocks of a predetermined size, and scanning coefficients acquired from Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT) of a residue signal and quantization differently according to the intra prediction mode. The moving picture encoding apparatus includes: a mode selector for selecting and outputting a prediction mode; a predictor for predicting pixel values of pixels to be encoded of an input video based on the prediction mode to thereby output a residue signal block; a transform/quantization unit for performing DCT onto the residue signal block and quantizing the transformed residue signal block; and an encoder for adaptively scanning and encoding the quantized residue signal block based on the prediction mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jeong-Il SEO, Wook-Joong Kim, Kyu-Heon Kim, Kyeong-OK Kang, Jin-Woo Hong, Yung-Lyul Lee, Ki-Hun Han, Jae-Ho Hur, Dong-Gyu Sim, Seoung-Jun Oh
  • Patent number: 10645514
    Abstract: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for processing a multichannel audio signal. A multichannel audio signal processing method may include: generating an N-channel audio signal of N channels by down-mixing an M-channel audio signal of M channels; and generating a stereo audio signal by performing binaural rendering of the N-channel audio signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Yong Ju Lee, Jeong Il Seo, Seung Kwon Beack, Kyeong Ok Kang, Jin Woong Kim, Jae Hyoun Yoo
  • Publication number: 20200112811
    Abstract: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for processing a multichannel audio signal. A multichannel audio signal processing method may include: generating an N-channel audio signal of N channels by down-mixing an M-channel audio signal of M channels; and generating a stereo audio signal by performing binaural rendering of the N-channel audio signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Yong Ju Lee, Jeong Il Seo, Seung Kwon Beack, Kyeong Ok Kang, Jin Woong Kim, Jae Hyoun Yoo