Patents by Inventor Moon-Soo Kim

Moon-Soo 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: 9542922
    Abstract: A method for operating an electronic device is provided. The method includes determining one or more images; determining at least one first sound sources; dividing the first sound source into a plurality of second sound sources; and inserting at least one of the plurality of the second sound sources into the one or more images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Ho-Chul Hwang, Moon-Soo Kim, Ki-Huk Lee, Jung-Eun Lee
  • Publication number: 20160366541
    Abstract: An electronic device comprising: a memory including a first memory area associated with a first application; and at least one processor operatively coupled to the memory, configured to: detect that a connection is established between the electronic device and an external electronic device; and allocate a second memory area in the memory in response to detecting that the connection is established.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Inventors: Dong-Ho JANG, Moon-Soo KIM
  • Patent number: 9451173
    Abstract: An electronic device and a method of controlling an operation thereof are provided. The method includes acquiring image data using an image sensor comprising a first plurality of pixels configured to have a first identical exposure time and a second plurality of pixels configured to have a second identical exposure time, wherein the acquiring of the image data includes acquiring the image data using the first plurality of pixels and the second plurality of pixels while the first plurality of pixels have the first identical exposure time that is identical to the second identical exposure time of the second plurality of pixels and controlling the image sensor such that the first plurality of pixels has the first identical exposure time different from the second identical exposure time of the second plurality of pixels, at least partially based on the acquired image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hwa-Young Kang, Young-Kwon Yoon, Jong-Hyub Lee, Moon-Soo Kim, Tae-Ho Kim
  • Publication number: 20160255447
    Abstract: A method for fitting a hearing aid as customized to an individual environmental of a user comprises storing various environmental parameter correcting data in accordance of effects to a hearing capacity of each different environmental in a database of a mobile device; setting a personal hearing data; searching an environmental parameter correcting data matching a use environmental from the database when a hearing aid is located in the use environmental; and correcting a personal fitting data by the searched environmental parameter correcting data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2014
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    Inventors: Moon-soo KIM, Yang-sun CHO
  • Publication number: 20160217551
    Abstract: A method comprising: acquiring, by an electronic device, a first image; acquiring a stretch state of a stretchable display of the electronic device; generating, by the electronic device, a second image based on the first image and the stretch state; and displaying the second image on the stretchable display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: Moon-Soo KIM, Jung-Hyun KIM, Jung-Eun LEE, Dong-Ho JANG, Song-Hee JUNG
  • Publication number: 20160173492
    Abstract: An authentication method using biometric information and an electronic device. An authentication method using biometric information in an electronic device includes: receiving biometric information from an external electronic device. An authentication is performed for the received biometric information by comparing the received biometric information with biometric information stored in the electronic device. An authentication result us transmitted to the external electronic device such that the external electronic device performs a predesignated operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Inventors: Young-Eun HAN, Ki-Huk LEE, Moon-Soo KIM, Kwang-Sub SON, Bo-Seul JEON
  • Publication number: 20160171280
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of updating a biometric feature pattern by an electronic device. The method includes acquiring a plurality of biometric images. The method also includes comparing each of the plurality of biometric images with a pre-registered feature pattern. The method further includes determining a biometric image that matches the pre-registered feature pattern among the plurality of biometric images. In addition, the method includes updating the pre-registered feature pattern by adding at least one feature point of a biometric image that does not match the pre-registered feature pattern among the plurality of biometric images to the pre-registered feature pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Inventors: Young-Eun Han, Moon-Soo Kim, Kwang-Sub Son, Ki-Huk Lee, Bo-Seul Jeon
  • Publication number: 20160165119
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for acquiring an image of a subject are provided. The method for acquiring the image of the subject includes acquiring a first preliminary image and a second preliminary image of the subject through an image sensor operatively coupled to an electronic device, determining a candidate emission time relating to an acquisition of an output image of the subject, based on a difference between state information of at least part of the first preliminary image and state information of at least part of the second preliminary image, comparing the candidate emission time with a time corresponding to a synchronization period where a plurality of lines of the image sensor simultaneously acquires the output image, and acquiring the output image of the subject based on the comparison.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2016
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Inventors: Hae-Sun LEE, Moon-Soo KIM, Jong-Keun SHIN, Jong-Hyub LEE, Joo-Ho LEE
  • Patent number: 9344644
    Abstract: A method for use in an electronic device is provided, including: acquiring a first picture through a first image sensor; acquiring a second picture through a second image sensor; detecting, by a processing circuitry, an image of a body part in the second picture; creating a third picture based on the image of the body part; and displaying the first picture together with the third picture as a preview image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dae-Sung Ha, Moon-Soo Kim, Hong-Suk Choi
  • Publication number: 20160133204
    Abstract: An electronic device and a method of controlling a temperature in an electronic device are provided. The method includes measuring a temperature of at least one part of the electronic device, determining an algorithm corresponding to the measured temperature of the at least one part, and displaying an image based on the determined algorithm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2015
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventors: Jung-Hyun KIM, Hyun-Chang Shin, Moon-Soo Kim, Joo-Hyun Kim
  • Publication number: 20160117829
    Abstract: Electronic devices and methods for processing images are provided. The method includes obtaining a first image and a second image through a first image sensor, extracting depth information from at least one third image obtained through a second image sensor, applying the extracted depth information to the obtained first image and displaying the first image, and applying the extracted depth information to the obtained second image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2015
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Inventors: Young-Kwon YOON, Moon-Soo KIM, Tae-Ho KIM
  • Patent number: 9325903
    Abstract: A method in an electronic device, the method comprising displaying a first picture acquired from a first image sensor on a display functionally connected to the electronic device, and displaying a second picture acquired from a second image sensor on display, wherein the first picture and the second pictures are simultaneously displayed as a preview image on the display. An electronic device for processing an image comprises at least one memory configured to store image information and an image processing module, and at least one processor configured to execute the image processing module, wherein the image processing module comprises instructions of displaying a first picture acquired from a first image sensor on a display functionally connected to the electronic device, and according to a first input, displaying a second picture acquired from a second image sensor on the display, wherein the first picture and the second picture are simultaneously displayed as a preview image on the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Moon-Soo Kim, Heung-Sik Jung
  • Patent number: 9318420
    Abstract: A stack package including a first semiconductor chip and second semiconductor chip, the first semiconductor chip including first data I/O pads for transmitting data I/O signals, a first flag pad for receiving a flag signal, and a first buffer for controlling a switching operation between the first data I/O pads and an internal circuit of the first semiconductor chip. The second semiconductor chip includes second data I/O pads for transmitting the data I/O signals, a second flag pad for receiving the flag signal, and a second buffer for controlling a switching operation between the second data I/O pads and an internal circuit of the second semiconductor chip. The first data I/O pads are electrically connected to respective ones of the second data I/O pads through first wires, and the first flag pad is electrically connected to the second flag pad through a second wire. Related methods are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: SK HYNIX INC.
    Inventor: Moon Soo Kim
  • Publication number: 20160099203
    Abstract: A semiconductor stack package includes a printed circuit board (PCB), a first semiconductor chip, and a second semiconductor chip. The first and second semiconductor chips are disposed side-by-side on a first surface of the PCB to be spaced apart from each other. Each of the first and second semiconductor chips includes a command/address (CA) chip pad and a data input/output (DQ) chip pad. The CA chip pad of the first semiconductor chip is electrically coupled to the CA chip pad of the second semiconductor chip through a CA bonding wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Publication date: April 7, 2016
    Inventor: Moon Soo KIM
  • Patent number: 9307153
    Abstract: A dual-shot image preview method and apparatus is disclosed. An electronic device with dual image sensors provides a preview screen combining in real-time a partial image captured from a first image sensor and a rear image captured from a second image sensor. The partial image is a portion of a front image that includes a desired portion of the user, such as the user's face based on algorithmic detection. The electronic device displays a dual-shot preview screen by overlaying the partial image on the rear image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Moon-Soo Kim
  • Publication number: 20160094797
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided including an image sensor that includes a pixel array, and a processor configured to control operations of: obtaining an image data set; processing the image data set to identify a first portion of the pixel array that is associated with a first subject and a second portion of the pixel array; and capturing an image by operating the first portion of the pixel array in accordance with a first exposure setting value and operating the second portion of the pixel array in accordance with a second exposure setting value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Publication date: March 31, 2016
    Inventors: Young-Kwon YOON, Hwa-Young KANG, Moon-Soo KIM, Tae-Ho KIM
  • Publication number: 20160088241
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method and an electronic device for performing user authentication, the method including detecting a subject, determining a light-emitting parameter of a light source when the subject is to be photographed, and acquiring an image of the subject based on the determined light-emitting parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Publication date: March 24, 2016
    Inventors: Woon-Tahk SUNG, Young-Kwon YOON, Ki-Huk LEE, Taek-Seong JEONG, Moon-Soo KIM, Tae-Ho KIM
  • Patent number: 9258489
    Abstract: A method and an apparatus for acquiring an image of a subject are provided. The method for acquiring the image of the subject includes acquiring a first preliminary image and a second preliminary image of the subject through an image sensor operatively coupled to an electronic device, determining a candidate emission time relating to an acquisition of an output image of the subject, based on a difference between state information of at least part of the first preliminary image and state information of at least part of the second preliminary image, comparing the candidate emission time with a time corresponding to a synchronization period where a plurality of lines of the image sensor simultaneously acquires the output image, and acquiring the output image of the subject based on the comparison.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hae-Sun Lee, Moon-Soo Kim, Jong-Keun Shin, Jong-Hyub Lee, Joo-Ho Lee
  • Patent number: 9218593
    Abstract: A method for controlling a notification in an electronic device includes detecting notification events, confirming whether the detected notification events exist within a first reference time, when the notification events exist within the first reference time, confirming whether the number of unconfirmed notifications including the notification events exceeds a reference number, and, when the number of unconfirmed notifications exceeds the reference number, outputting the notification events after a second reference time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Moon-Soo Kim
  • Publication number: 20150356738
    Abstract: A method is provided including: acquiring a plurality of images; obtaining depth information associated with at least two subjects in each of the plurality of images; and generating a final image having the subjects based on the depth information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2015
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Inventors: Young-Kwon YOON, Taek-Seong JEONG, Moon-Soo KIM, Tae-Ho KIM, Ki-Huk LEE