Patents by Inventor Man Ki Kim

Man Ki Kim 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: 11138431
    Abstract: Provided are a method of judgment for in or out, and a recording medium and an apparatus for performing the same. The method performed by the apparatus for judging whether an object landed inside or outside of a line, includes: capturing a sport environment image provided with the line according to a preset rule, wherein the sport environment image includes an audio signal and an image signal; separating the audio signal and the image signal included in the sport environment image; detecting the line by analyzing the image signal; detecting a landing point-in-time of the object by analyzing each of the audio signal and the image signal; and judging whether the object landed inside or outside of the line by comparing the line with a location of the object at the landing point-in-time of the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: Foundation of Soongsil University-Industry Cooperation
    Inventors: Gyeyoung Kim, Man Ki Kim
  • Publication number: 20200311419
    Abstract: Provided are a method of judgment for in or out, and a recording medium and an apparatus for performing the same. The method performed by the apparatus for judging whether an object landed inside or outside of a line, includes: capturing a sport environment image provided with the line according to a preset rule, wherein the sport environment image includes an audio signal and an image signal; separating the audio signal and the image signal included in the sport environment image; detecting the line by analyzing the image signal; detecting a landing point-in-time of the object by analyzing each of the audio signal and the image signal; and judging whether the object landed inside or outside of the line by comparing the line with a location of the object at the landing point-in-time of the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Gyeyoung Kim, Man Ki Kim
  • Publication number: 20190301070
    Abstract: A washing machine includes a cabinet; an outer basket in the cabinet and configured to accommodate wash water; an inner basket in the outer basket and configured to accommodate laundry; a water supply valve unit in the cabinet and connected to an external water supply source to receive the wash water; and a micro-bubble generator configured to receive the wash water from the water supply valve unit, generate micro-bubbles, and supply the micro-bubbles. The micro-bubble generator includes a dissolving unit configured to mix or dissolve gas into the wash water. The dissolving unit includes a dissolving body having an open upper end and a dissolved water drain portion at one side, discharging wash water in which gas is mixed or dissolved; a cap fastened to the open upper end of the dissolving body and having a water supply line connection unit configured to introduce wash water and a supply hole configured to introduce gas into a dissolution space; and an air supply unit fastened to the cap at the supply hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Ui Kun HWANG, Man Ki KIM, Jae Woo LEE
  • Publication number: 20190301069
    Abstract: A washing machine that includes a cabinet; an outer basket in the cabinet and configured to accommodate wash water; an inner basket in the outer basket and configured to accommodate laundry; a water supply valve unit in the cabinet and connected to an external water supply source, configured to receive wash water; and a micro-bubble generator configured to receive the wash water from the water supply valve unit, generate micro-bubbles, and supply the micro-bubbles to a washing space. The micro-bubble generator includes a dissolving unit configured to mix or dissolve gas into the wash water from the water supply valve unit. The dissolving unit includes: a water supply line connection connected indirectly to the water supply valve unit, configured to introduce the wash water; a supply hole providing a path in which gas is introduced into a dissolution space; and a dissolved water drain portion discharging the wash water in which gas is mixed or dissolved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Ui Kun HWANG, Man Ki KIM, Jae Woo LEE
  • Patent number: 9822478
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a washing machine including: a tub main body which holds water, a tub cover which coupled to the tub main body which covers the front of the tub main body, a front panel on a surface of the front of the tub cover configured to cover the tub cover, a detergent container, dispenser, or case detachably coupled to the tub cover which extends through the front panel and the tub main body tub cover, and a first seal positioned between the detergent container, dispenser, or case and the tub cover configured to seal the tub main body. According to embodiments of the present disclosure, the tub main body may be more perfectly sealed by the first seal, thereby preventing water from leaking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: Dongbu Daewoo Electronics Corporation
    Inventor: Man Ki Kim
  • Patent number: 9644303
    Abstract: A wall-mounted drum washing apparatus includes: a wall-mounted drum washing machine; and an installation stand formed to extend upward from a floor and contacted with a floor and a wall. The wall-mounted drum washing machine is mounted on the installation stand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Dongbu Daewoo Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Ju Dong Lee, Ui Kun Hwang, Man Ki Kim
  • Patent number: 9435067
    Abstract: A wall-mounted washing machine includes a main body configured to be detachably mounted on a wall, a recess along a peripheral rear surface of the main body and configured to face the wall, and a removable seal in the recess and having a free end configured to contact the wall and block water from outside the washing machine from entering the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: DONGBU DAEWOO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Man Ki Kim
  • Patent number: 9365966
    Abstract: A suspension for an automatic washing machine is provided. The suspension includes a main body, a tub having a drum therein coupled to the main body, a snubber bar having one end connected to a cabinet of the washing machine and another end in the main body, a seal at to a lower end of the snubber bar and configured to slide and/or move in the main body, and one or more springs in the main body, configured to apply an elastic force to the seal when the seal slides and/or in the main body, and including at least two sections having different spring constants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2016
    Assignee: DONGBU DAEWOO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Man Ki Kim
  • Publication number: 20150184325
    Abstract: An apparatus for reducing vibrations in a washing machine is disclosed. The apparatus includes: a rotatable drum configured to receive laundry therein; a stationary tub configured to receive and hold water; a cabinet surrounding the tub; a base under the tub, configured to support the tub and/or other components in the washing machine; a plurality of suspension units connected to a lower side of the tub and an upper side of the cabinet, configured to reduce vertical vibrations of the tub; and one or more dampers coupled to the tub and the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2014
    Publication date: July 2, 2015
    Applicant: Dongbu Daewoo Electronics Corporation
    Inventor: Man Ki KIM
  • Publication number: 20150184328
    Abstract: A wall-mounted washing machine includes a main body configured to be detachably mounted on a wall, a recess along a peripheral rear surface of the main body and configured to face the wall, and a removable seal in the recess and having a free end configured to contact the wall and block water from outside the washing machine from entering the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2014
    Publication date: July 2, 2015
    Applicant: Dongbu Daewoo Electronics Corporation
    Inventor: Man Ki KIM
  • Publication number: 20150184329
    Abstract: A suspension for an automatic washing machine is provided. The suspension includes a main body, a tub having a drum therein coupled to the main body, a snubber bar having one end connected to a cabinet of the washing machine and another end in the main body, a seal at to a lower end of the snubber bar and configured to slide and/or move in the main body, and one or more springs in the main body, configured to apply an elastic force to the seal when the seal slides and/or in the main body, and including at least two sections having different spring constants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2014
    Publication date: July 2, 2015
    Applicant: Dongbu Daewoo Electronics Corporation
    Inventor: Man Ki KIM
  • Publication number: 20150176185
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a washing machine including: a tub main body which holds water, a tub cover which coupled to the tub main body which covers the front of the tub main body, a front panel on a surface of the front of the tub cover configured to cover the tub cover, a detergent container, dispenser, or case detachably coupled to the tub cover which extends through the front panel and the tub main body tub cover, and a first seal positioned between the detergent container, dispenser, or case and the tub cover configured to seal the tub main body. According to embodiments of the present disclosure, the tub main body may be more perfectly sealed by the first seal, thereby preventing water from leaking.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2014
    Publication date: June 25, 2015
    Applicant: Dongbu Daewoo Electronics Corporation
    Inventor: Man Ki KIM
  • Patent number: 8685308
    Abstract: Disclosed is an injection mold for washing machine diaphragms wherein the operations of an uppermost first slide core to support the upper part of a first step of a diaphragm manufactured in a cavity and a cam core to support the lower part of a second step of the manufactured diaphragm are controlled to automatically separate the manufactured diaphragm from the cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hong Kon Kim, Man Ki Kim
  • Publication number: 20140076005
    Abstract: A wall-mounted drum washing apparatus includes: a wall-mounted drum washing machine; and an installation stand formed to extend upward from a floor and contacted with a floor and a wall. The wall-mounted drum washing machine is mounted on the installation stand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2013
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: Dongbu Daewoo Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Ju Dong LEE, Ui Kun HWANG, Man Ki KIM
  • Publication number: 20120256350
    Abstract: Disclosed is an injection mold for washing machine diaphragms wherein the operations of an uppermost first slide core to support the upper part of a first step of a diaphragm manufactured in a cavity and a cam core to support the lower part of a second step of the manufactured diaphragm are controlled to automatically separate the manufactured diaphragm from the cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Publication date: October 11, 2012
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELCTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hong Kon Kim, Man Ki Kim
  • Patent number: 7127728
    Abstract: A front panel driving apparatus for a car audio system comprises a main chassis, a slider base fitted inside the main chassis, and a slider. A plurality of roller structures are provided for promoting a more stable motion of the slider. The roller structures are formed between the slider base and the slider. A front panel is opened or closed by translating vertically when the slider moves back and forth. A lower end portion of the front panel is hinged upon a front end portion the slider. Projections that are protruded from both upper ends of the front panel are mounted inside generally vertical tracks of a front frame that is attached to a front of the main chassis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2006
    Assignee: LG Electronics, Inc.
    Inventors: Man Ki Kim, Sang Jin Youn
  • Publication number: 20040205792
    Abstract: A front panel driving apparatus for a car audio system comprises a main chassis, a slider base fitted inside the main chassis, and a slider. A plurality of roller structures are provided for promoting a more stable motion of the slider. The roller structures are formed between the slider base and the slider. A front panel is opened or closed by translating vertically when the slider moves back and forth. A lower end portion of the front panel is hinged upon a front end portion the slider. Projections that are protruded from both upper ends of the front panel are mounted inside generally vertical tracks of a front frame that is attached to a front of the main chassis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2003
    Publication date: October 14, 2004
    Applicant: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Man Ki Kim, Sang Jin Youn