Patents by Inventor Kyung Bok Sung

Kyung Bok Sung 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: 10547099
    Abstract: An antenna structure is provided for use in an electronic device. The antenna structure includes a first feeding part; a second feeding part; and an antenna radiator including a first connection pattern including a first end and a second end, the first end of the first connection pattern being electrically connected to the first feeding part; a second connection pattern including a first end and a second end, the first end of the second connection pattern being electrically connected to the second feeding part; a first pattern that connects the second end of the first connection pattern and the second end of the second connection pattern; and a second pattern that extends from at least one end of the first pattern. The first feeding part is configured to transmit or receive a signal of a first frequency band, and the second feeding part is configured to transmit or receive a signal of a second frequency band that at least partially overlaps the first frequency band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gyu Bok Park, Kyung Moon Seol, Ji Ho Kim, Kyi Hyun Jang, Hyun Seock Roh, Sang Bong Sung
  • Patent number: 10371534
    Abstract: Provided are an apparatus and method for sharing and learning driving environment data to improve the decision intelligence of an autonomous vehicle. The apparatus for sharing and learning driving environment data to improve the decision intelligence of an autonomous vehicle includes a sensing section which senses surrounding vehicles traveling within a preset distance from the autonomous vehicle, a communicator which transmits and receives data between the autonomous vehicle and another vehicle or a cloud server, a storage which stores precise lane-level map data, and a learning section which generates mapping data centered on the autonomous vehicle by mapping driving environment data of a sensing result of the sensing section to the precise map data, transmits the mapping data to the other vehicle or the cloud server through the communicator, and performs learning for autonomous driving using the mapping data and data received from the other vehicle or the cloud server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Kyoung Wook Min, Jeong Dan Choi, Jun Gyu Kang, Sang Heon Park, Kyung Bok Sung, Joo Chan Sohn, Dong Jin Lee, Yong Woo Jo, Seung Jun Han
  • Publication number: 20190172225
    Abstract: Provided is a technology for a vehicle sensor calibration, in which a vehicle sensor calibration apparatus according to an embodiment includes a sensor device installed inside a calibration room that is a space in which a vehicle having a vehicle sensor mounted thereon is positioned, and configured to obtain basic position information and basic orientation information of the vehicle, a calibration execution module installed in the vehicle and configured to execute calibration on the vehicle sensor on the basis of information received from the outside, and a control module configured to generate calibration position information and calibration orientation information for calibration of the vehicle by analyzing the basic position information and the basic orientation information obtained by the sensor device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Sang Heon PARK, Jeong Dan CHOI, Seung Jun HAN, Jungyu KANG, Kyoung Wook MIN, Kyung Bok SUNG, Dong Jin LEE, Yong Woo JO
  • Patent number: 10025997
    Abstract: Provided herein is a device and a method for recognizing an obstacle and a parking slot to support an unmanned autonomous parking function. The device includes a motion measurement unit measuring a vehicle motion using an in-vehicle sensor, an inverse perspective transform unit performing inverse perspective transformation of an image, which is obtained using a wide-angle camera, to obtain an inverse perspective image, and an obstacle detection unit detecting the obstacle using the inverse perspective image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Seung Jun Han, Kyoung Wook Min, Sang Heon Park, Kyung Bok Sung, Jeong Dan Choi
  • Publication number: 20180101172
    Abstract: Provided are an apparatus and method for sharing and learning driving environment data to improve the decision intelligence of an autonomous vehicle. The apparatus for sharing and learning driving environment data to improve the decision intelligence of an autonomous vehicle includes a sensing section which senses surrounding vehicles traveling within a preset distance from the autonomous vehicle, a communicator which transmits and receives data between the autonomous vehicle and another vehicle or a cloud server, a storage which stores precise lane-level map data, and a learning section which generates mapping data centered on the autonomous vehicle by mapping driving environment data of a sensing result of the sensing section to the precise map data, transmits the mapping data to the other vehicle or the cloud server through the communicator, and performs learning for autonomous driving using the mapping data and data received from the other vehicle or the cloud server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Kyoung Wook MIN, Jeong Dan CHOI, Jun Gyu KANG, Sang Heon PARK, Kyung Bok SUNG, Joo Chan SOHN, Dong Jin LEE, Yong Woo JO, Seung Jun HAN
  • Publication number: 20170192436
    Abstract: Disclosed are an autonomous driving service system for an autonomous driving vehicle, a cloud server for the same, and a method for operating the cloud server. The autonomous driving service system for the autonomous driving vehicle according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a user terminal that requests autonomous driving map data used for an autonomous driving vehicle to perform autonomous driving from a departure point set in advance to a destination, and a cloud server that establishes and manages precise map data based on raw data collected from a plurality of collection vehicles which are driving in mutually different locations, acquires the autonomous driving map data by searching for the precise map data in response to the request for autonomous driving map data of the user terminal, and transmits the acquired autonomous driving map data to the autonomous driving vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Kyoung Wook MIN, Kyung Bok SUNG, Jeong Dan CHOI, Seung Jun HAN, Joo Chan SOHN
  • Publication number: 20160307052
    Abstract: Provided herein is a device and a method for recognizing an obstacle and a parking slot to support an unmanned autonomous parking function. The device includes a motion measurement unit measuring a vehicle motion using an in-vehicle sensor, an inverse perspective transform unit performing inverse perspective transformation of an image, which is obtained using a wide-angle camera, to obtain an inverse perspective image, and an obstacle detection unit detecting the obstacle using the inverse perspective image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2016
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Applicant: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Seung Jun HAN, Kyoung Wook MIN, Sang Heon PARK, Kyung Bok SUNG, Jeong Dan CHOI
  • Patent number: 9352690
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are an apparatus and method for detecting an obstacle adaptively to vehicle speed. The apparatus includes a control unit, a speed-adaptive camera sensor, a speed-adaptive laser scanner sensor, and a detection data integration unit. The control unit receives information about the speed of a vehicle and a Pulse Per Second (PPS) signal from a Global Positioning System (GPS) module. The speed-adaptive camera sensor adjusts the range of a detection region based on the information about the speed of the vehicle, and generates first detection data on an object. The speed-adaptive laser scanner sensor adjusts the range of the angle of the field of view of a laser scanner based on the information about the speed of the vehicle, and generates second detection data on the object. The detection data integration unit outputs obstacle detection data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Hyun-Kyun Choi, Kyung-Bok Sung, Dong-Yong Kwak, Dong-Sun Lim
  • Patent number: 9230441
    Abstract: An apparatus for gathering information about surroundings of a vehicle includes: a vehicle sensor data gathering block configured to gather first information about surroundings of the vehicle from one or more sensors mounted on the vehicle; a roadside equipment data gathering block configured to gather second information about surroundings of the vehicle from a roadside communication device installed on a driving infrastructure; and a data integration block configured to classify the first information about surroundings and the second information about surroundings for predefined data types and integrate and manage the classified information about surroundings based on a preset reliability criterion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Kyung Bok Sung, Hyun Kyun Choi, Dong Yong Kwak
  • Patent number: 9208389
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for recognizing a current position of a vehicle are disclosed. The apparatus receive information about an initial position of a vehicle from an external input, and receive an image signal from an image sensor to take a picture of an identifiable object and extract image signal information corresponding to the identifiable object from the image signal, and connect to an internal network of the vehicle of the vehicle and receive information about a traveling state of the vehicle, and calculate the current position of the vehicle based on the information obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Kyung-Bok Sung, Kyoung-Hwan An, Dong-Yong Kwak
  • Publication number: 20150336576
    Abstract: An unmanned vehicle driving apparatus which allows obstacle avoidance and the method of it is commenced. The unmanned vehicle driving apparatus according to an exemplary embodiment include: a routing part which generates or receives a vehicle's fundamental driving route and generates a moved-driving route by adding or subtracting a route changing value to the fundamental driving route to avoid obstacles while driving; an obstacle detecting part which detects obstacles while driving; and a route driving part which drives the vehicle on the fundamental driving route and when an obstacle is detected, drives the vehicle on the moved-driving route to avoid it.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2015
    Publication date: November 26, 2015
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Kyung Bok SUNG, Ju Wan KIM, Kyoung Wook MIN, Jeong Dan CHOI, Hyun Kyun CHOI, Seung Jun HAN
  • Publication number: 20150142248
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an apparatus and method for providing location and heading information of an autonomous driving vehicle on a road within a housing complex. The apparatus includes an image sensor installed on an autonomous driving vehicle and configured to detect images of surroundings depending on motion of the autonomous driving vehicle. A wireless communication unit is installed on the autonomous driving vehicle and is configured to receive a Geographic Information System (GIS) map of inside of a housing complex transmitted from an in-housing complex management device in a wireless manner. A location/heading recognition unit is installed on the autonomous driving vehicle, and is configured to recognize location and heading of the autonomous driving vehicle based on the image information received from the image sensor and the GIS map of the inside of the housing complex received via the wireless communication unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Seung-Jun HAN, Kyung-Bok SUNG, Kyoung-Wook MIN, Jeong-Dan CHOI
  • Patent number: 8996272
    Abstract: Provided is a cruise control system and method. A vehicle cruise control system collects state information of components inside and outside a vehicle, state information of a road on which the vehicle is provided, and drive pattern information of a driver of the vehicle, analyzes a mileage amount and an exhaust gas emission amount of the vehicle based on the collected state information of the components, the road state information, and the drive pattern information, calculates a cruise control speed based on the analysis result, and controls the vehicle to run at the cruise control speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Do Hyun Kim, Jungsook Kim, Jae Han Lim, Kyeong Tae Kim, Byung Tae Jang, Jeong Dan Choi, Jaejun Yoo, Kyung Bok Sung, Jeong Ah Jang
  • Publication number: 20140236412
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are an apparatus and method for automatically parking a vehicle. The apparatus for automatically parking a vehicle includes a location/heading information provision unit and a parking algorithm computation unit. The location/heading information provision unit calculates the corrected distances of movement of first and second wheels of the vehicle from the time at which parking is started using a plurality of correction factors that are calculated during a movement in any one of forward and rearward headings and during determination of a parking space, and calculates the changes in a heading and location of the vehicle using the corrected distances of movement. The parking algorithm computation unit generates a vehicle control signal intended to automatically park the vehicle in the parking space based on the changes in the heading and location of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2014
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Kyung-Bok SUNG, Kyoung-Wook MIN, Jeong-Dan CHOI, Seung-Jun HAN
  • Publication number: 20140214271
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are an apparatus and method for detecting an obstacle adaptively to vehicle speed. The apparatus includes a control unit, a speed-adaptive camera sensor, a speed-adaptive laser scanner sensor, and a detection data integration unit. The control unit receives information about the speed of a vehicle and a Pulse Per Second (PPS) signal from a Global Positioning System (GPS) module. The speed-adaptive camera sensor adjusts the range of a detection region based on the information about the speed of the vehicle, and generates first detection data on an object. The speed-adaptive laser scanner sensor adjusts the range of the angle of the field of view of a laser scanner based on the information about the speed of the vehicle, and generates second detection data on the object. The detection data integration unit outputs obstacle detection data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2013
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Hyun-Kyun CHOI, Kyung-Bok SUNG, Dong-Yong KWAK, Dong-Sun LIM
  • Patent number: 8779936
    Abstract: A method for providing a safety guidance service from a local server to a nomadic device includes gathering information regarding surrounding conditions within a service area on a road, receiving device information from the nomadic device, which enters the service area, determining whether or not the nomadic device is placed in a situation based on the device information, and when it is recognized that the situation has happened, providing safety guidance message suitable to the situation to the nomadic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jeong Dan Choi, Sung Won Sohn, Jong-Hyun Park, Ju Wan Kim, Seong Ik Cho, Byung Tae Jang, Do Hyun Kim, Kyoung Hwan An, Jungsook Kim, Kyung Bok Sung
  • Patent number: 8744752
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an apparatus for detecting locations of a vehicle and an obstacle. The apparatus for detecting locations of a vehicle and an obstacle includes at least one distance measurement unit and a data processing unit. The distance measurement unit measures distance data relevant to a vehicle and an obstacle within a measurement area. The data processing unit maps the distance data on a grid layer, detects the location of the vehicle based on the result of the mapping, detects the location of the obstacle based on the detected location of the vehicle, and modifies the detected location of the vehicle using the distance data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Kyung-Bok Sung, Dong-Yong Kwak, Dong-Sun Lim
  • Patent number: 8744644
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for detecting the location of a vehicle using results sensed by sensing devices installed outside the vehicle and the internal information of the vehicle without obtaining the current location information of the vehicle using signals transmitted from a Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite, the apparatus for detecting the location of a vehicle includes a location information reception unit for receiving location information that is generated by sensing a vehicle passing by a sensing point and that corresponds to the sensing point. A location detection unit estimates a current location of the vehicle based on information sensed by internal sensors of the vehicle and control information for a vehicle manipulation part while the location information is not received, and corrects the estimated current location of the vehicle using received location information when the location information is received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Kyung-Bok Sung, Kyoung-Hwan An, Kyoung-Wook Min, Jeong-Dan Choi, Dong-Yong Kwak
  • Patent number: 8738197
    Abstract: A vehicle controller includes a communications unit for performing data communications with local servers; a local path generation unit for generating, in response to an automatic vehicle guidance service request, a local path based on a driving control command and sensing information received from the local servers via the communications unit; a path-following control unit for generating actuator control signals for controlling actuators of a vehicle to drive the vehicle along the local path; and a vehicle driving unit for driving the actuators according to the actuator control signals. Each local server pre-processes and merges sensor data received from the infra-sensor to generate the sensing information. A global server generates the driving control command based on the sensing information and transmits the driving control command to the local servers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Kyoung Hwan An, Sung Won Sohn, Jong-Hyun Park, Ju Wan Kim, Seong Ik Cho, Jeong Dan Choi, Do Hyun Kim, Kyung Bok Sung, Jungsook Kim, Byung Tae Jang
  • Publication number: 20140070960
    Abstract: An apparatus for gathering information about surroundings of a vehicle includes: a vehicle sensor data gathering block configured to gather first information about surroundings of the vehicle from one or more sensors mounted on the vehicle; a roadside equipment data gathering block configured to gather second information about surroundings of the vehicle from a roadside communication device installed on a driving infrastructure; and a data integration block configured to classify the first information about surroundings and the second information about surroundings for predefined data types and integrate and manage the classified information about surroundings based on a preset reliability criterion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Kyung Bok SUNG, HYUN KYUN CHOI, Dong Yong KWAK