Patents by Inventor Kyu-Ok Choi

Kyu-Ok Choi 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: 10429876
    Abstract: A reference current generating circuit includes a current source circuit configured to generate a reference current based on an internal resistor; and a compensation circuit configured to comprise a first compensation circuit comprising a first compensation resistor and a second compensation resistor, and the first compensation resistor and the second compensation resistor are configured to convert the reference current into a first output current and compensate for process variation of the current source circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byeong Hak Jo, Jeong Hoon Kim, Kyu Jin Choi, Jong Ok Ha
  • Patent number: 10403241
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a display positioned on at least a surface of a housing of the electronic device, at least one sensor configured to sense a bend of the display and a mount of the electronic device, and a processor configured to control a running of an application, obtain information relating to a shape of the bend of the display and a form of the mount of the electronic device based on information sensed by the at least one sensor, determine a transformation type of the display based on the information relating to the shape of the bend and the form of the mount, when the electronic device is mounted in the determined transformation type, determine at least one display area in the display according to a first function of the application corresponding to the transformation type, and perform control to display an object relating to the first function on the determined display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hee-Jin Kim, Kyu-Ok Choi, Dong-Jun Shin, Chul-Woo Kim
  • Patent number: 10353659
    Abstract: According to various examples of the present invention, an electronic device for controlling a plurality of displays can comprise: a first display for displaying a first screen; a second display for displaying a second screen; and a control unit for determining attributes of the first screen and the second screen, for determining whether to display, on a display that does not enter into an idle mode, a screen displayed on a display that enters into the idle mode in correspondence to the entry into the idle mode of either the first display or the second display, and for controlling the first display or the second display such that the first screen or the second screen is displayed thereon. In addition, various other examples are possible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong-Hyun Han, Bo-Keun Kim, Mi-Jung Park, Sung-Sik Lee, Kyu-Ok Choi
  • Patent number: 10346359
    Abstract: An electronic device and a method for managing an object in a folder on the electronic device are provided. The electronic device includes a displaying unit, and a controller performing control to display a first folder including at least one object on a screen of the displaying unit, display at least one recommended folder associated with the first folder or an object selected from among the at least one object, along with the first folder, on the screen where the first folder is displayed, when the selected object is moved to a second folder among the at least one recommended folder, include the selected object in the second folder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Soo-Youn Park, Seok-Hee Na, Yoon-Jeong Choi, Bo-Keun Kim, Kyu-Ok Choi
  • Publication number: 20190155389
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electronic device including: a communication interface; at least one first vibration device; and a processor, wherein the processor is configured to determine vibration information including a first time for vibrating the at least one first vibration device and a second time for vibrating at least one second vibration device included in an external device to which the electronic device is mounted, based at least partially on information included in content to be outputted by the electronic device, transmit, through the communication interface, at least part of the vibration information to the external device such that the external device vibrates the at least one second vibration device based at least partially on the second time, and control the at least one first vibration device to vibrate based at least partially on the first time while the content is outputted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Won Jun LEE, Sun Young YI, Ji Won KIM, Young Hak OH, Yong Gu LEE, Kyu Ok CHOI
  • Publication number: 20190155388
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a communication circuit to communicate with at least one wearable device, and at least one processor electrically connected with the communication circuit. The at least one processor is configured to obtain position information on a position on which the at least one wearable device is placed on a user's body, and to transmit a control signal to the at least one wearable device through the communication circuit such that, when an output of a haptic pattern specified based on a function is requested, the at least one wearable device outputs a haptic feedback corresponding to the position information and the specified haptic pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Yong Gu LEE, Ji Won KIM, Young Hak OH, Sun Young YI, Won Jun LEE, Kyu Ok CHOI
  • Publication number: 20190146655
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a display, a memory, and a processor, and the processor displays, on the display, a folder icon that includes execution icons of a plurality of applications and, in response to a first user input selecting the folder icon, displays a user interface for collectively controlling notifications for the plurality of applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Yong Gu LEE, Kyu Ok CHOI, Ji Won KIM, Young Hak OH, Sun Young YI, Won Jun LEE
  • Patent number: 10261615
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a touch sensitive display, and a processor electrically connected with the touch sensitive display. The processor is configured to sense a first touch and a second touch on the touch sensitive display, to display a first region expanding with respect to a location at which the first touch is made, on the touch sensitive display, to display a second region expanding with respect to a location at which the second touch is made, on the touch sensitive display, and to display a specified screen in the touch sensitive display if a sum of an area of the first region and an area of the second region exceeds a specified value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ho Young Lee, Gyu Chual Kim, Bo Keun Kim, Ji Won Kim, Kyu Ok Choi
  • Patent number: 10230791
    Abstract: An electronic device and a method are provided. The electronic device includes a communication unit configured to transmit and receive data; and a controller configured to, when a state of the electronic device that satisfies a condition for termination of a running application is detected while the application is in progress, control discovery of at least one external electronic device and transmit data of the running application to at least one electronic device selected from the discovered external electronic devices through the communication unit with an instruction for the at least one selected electronic device to process the data of the running application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Jong-Hyun Han, A-Reum Kim, Kyu-Ok Choi
  • Patent number: 10205818
    Abstract: Provided is a mobile terminal having a sensor detecting movement thereof and an event processing method. The mobile terminal includes: an orientation detector for monitoring, in response to detection of an event, movement of the mobile terminal for a preset time duration to identify an orientation of the mobile terminal; and a controller for processing the event in an operating mode corresponding to the identified orientation. As a result, the user can readily switch operating modes of the mobile terminal by changing orientations thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Kyu-Ok Choi, Won-Chul Bang
  • Publication number: 20180338030
    Abstract: Provided is a mobile terminal having a sensor detecting movement thereof and an event processing method. The mobile terminal includes: an orientation detector for monitoring, in response to detection of an event, movement of the mobile terminal for a preset time duration to identify an orientation of the mobile terminal; and a controller for processing the event in an operating mode corresponding to the identified orientation. As a result, the user can readily switch operating modes of the mobile terminal by changing orientations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Inventors: Kyu-Ok CHOI, Won-Chui BANG
  • Patent number: 10038777
    Abstract: Provided is a mobile terminal having a sensor detecting movement thereof and an event processing method. The mobile terminal includes: an orientation detector for monitoring, in response to detection of an event, movement of the mobile terminal for a preset time duration to identify an orientation of the mobile terminal; and a controller for processing the event in an operating mode corresponding to the identified orientation. As a result, the user can readily switch operating modes of the mobile terminal by changing orientations thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Kyu-Ok Choi, Won-Chul Bang
  • Publication number: 20180011676
    Abstract: According to various examples of the present invention, an electronic device for controlling a plurality of displays can comprise: a first display for displaying a first screen; a second display for displaying a second screen; and a control unit for determining attributes of the first screen and the second screen, for determining whether to display, on a display that does not enter into an idle mode, a screen displayed on a display that enters into the idle mode in correspondence to the entry into the idle mode of either the first display or the second display, and for controlling the first display or the second display such that the first screen or the second screen is displayed thereon. In addition, various other examples are possible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong-Hyun HAN, Bo-Keun KIM, Mi-Jung PARK, Sung-Sik LEE, Kyu-Ok CHOI
  • Publication number: 20170322658
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a touch sensitive display, and a processor electrically connected with the touch sensitive display. The processor is configured to sense a first touch and a second touch on the touch sensitive display, to display a first region expanding with respect to a location at which the first touch is made, on the touch sensitive display, to display a second region expanding with respect to a location at which the second touch is made, on the touch sensitive display, and to display a specified screen in the touch sensitive display if a sum of an area of the first region and an area of the second region exceeds a specified value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2017
    Publication date: November 9, 2017
    Inventors: Ho Young LEE, Gyu Chual KIM, Bo Keun KIM, Ji Won KIM, Kyu Ok CHOI
  • Publication number: 20170251099
    Abstract: Provided is a mobile terminal having a sensor detecting movement thereof and an event processing method. The mobile terminal includes: an orientation detector for monitoring, in response to detection of an event, movement of the mobile terminal for a preset time duration to identify an orientation of the mobile terminal; and a controller for processing the event in an operating mode corresponding to the identified orientation. As a result, the user can readily switch operating modes of the mobile terminal by changing orientations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Inventors: Kyu-Ok CHOI, Won-Chul BANG
  • Publication number: 20170230775
    Abstract: An audio content playback method for a portable terminal. The audio content playback method includes checking a channel that is supportable by audio content that is currently engaged in group's simultaneous playback, in group's simultaneous playback of the audio content. The method includes allocating a channel to each of devices included in a group based on position information of each device included in the group or based on an input state in a user interface environment that is preset for channel allocation for each device included in the group, and transmitting the allocated channel information to each device included in the group to allow the device to select its allocated channel and play the audio content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventors: Jung-Mi LEE, Kyu-Ok CHOI, Ji-Hyun UM
  • Publication number: 20170221456
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a display positioned on at least a surface of a housing of the electronic device, at least one sensor configured to sense a bend of the display and a mount of the electronic device, and a processor configured to control a running of an application, obtain information relating to a shape of the bend of the display and a form of the mount of the electronic device based on information sensed by the at least one sensor, determine a transformation type of the display based on the information relating to the shape of the bend and the form of the mount, when the electronic device is mounted in the determined transformation type, determine at least one display area in the display according to a first function of the application corresponding to the transformation type, and perform control to display an object relating to the first function on the determined display area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: Hee-Jin KIM, Kyu-Ok CHOI, Dong-Jun SHIN, Chul-Woo KIM
  • Patent number: 9667811
    Abstract: Provided is a mobile terminal having a sensor detecting movement thereof and an event processing method. The mobile terminal includes: an orientation detector for monitoring, in response to detection of an event, movement of the mobile terminal for a preset time duration to identify an orientation of the mobile terminal; and a controller for processing the event in an operating mode corresponding to the identified orientation. As a result, the user can readily switch operating modes of the mobile terminal by changing orientations thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Kyu-Ok Choi, Won-Chul Bang
  • Patent number: 9654877
    Abstract: An audio content playback method for a portable terminal The audio content playback method includes checking a channel that is supportable by audio content that is currently engaged in group's simultaneous playback, in group's simultaneous playback of the audio content. The method includes allocating a channel to each of devices included in a group based on position information of each device included in the group or based on an input state in a user interface environment that is preset for channel allocation for each device included in the group, and transmitting the allocated channel information to each device included in the group to allow the device to select its allocated channel and play the audio content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung-Mi Lee, Kyu-Ok Choi, Ji-Hyun Um
  • Publication number: 20170024407
    Abstract: An electronic device and a method for managing an object in a folder on the electronic device are provided. The electronic device includes a displaying unit, and a controller performing control to display a first folder including at least one object on a screen of the displaying unit, display at least one recommended folder associated with the first folder or an object selected from among the at least one object, along with the first folder, on the screen where the first folder is displayed, when the selected object is moved to a second folder among the at least one recommended folder, include the selected object in the second folder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2016
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Inventors: Soo-Youn PARK, Seok-Hee NA, Yoon-Jeong CHOI, Bo-Keun KIM, Kyu-Ok CHOI