Patents by Inventor Myeong-Je KIM

Myeong-Je 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).

  • Publication number: 20240157867
    Abstract: A lamp including a first output part including a plurality of light sources that irradiate light to a first area, a second output part that outputs an image in a second area, and a controller that controls the first output part and the second output part, and the controller may control at least one of lighting and a brightness of, among the plurality of light sources included in the first output part, a light source corresponding to an overlapping area, in which the first area and the second area overlap each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2022
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je KIM
  • Publication number: 20240142226
    Abstract: A lamp system capable of detecting a stereoscopic shape of a road surface includes: a light projecting device including a light source that generates patterned light having a specific pattern and projects the patterned light onto a projection surface; a sensor unit including a camera that captures a pattern in which the patterned light is projected onto the projection surface to provide an image of the projection surface; and a control unit that determines a three-dimensional shape of the projection surface based on an output of the sensor unit, and controls an output of the light projecting device according to the determined three-dimensional shape of the projection surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je KIM
  • Publication number: 20240144427
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a technology for automatically changing a size of output image data according to an output specification of a communication lighting system regardless of a size of an original image input to be projected using a lamp.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2022
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je KIM
  • Publication number: 20240123897
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a vehicle lamp system for matching two images projected on a road surface in a case where one image is output in a divided manner by a left lamp and a right lamp in image projection on the road surface by vehicle lamps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2022
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je KIM
  • Patent number: 11934734
    Abstract: A display apparatus of a vehicle includes a first display device to display an image including first information and second information related to the vehicle, to a first display region, a second display device to display the image to a second display region, a first controller to control an operation of the first display device, based on acquired information on a behavior of the vehicle, and a second controller to control an operation of the second display device, based on the acquired information on the behavior of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je Kim
  • Publication number: 20240067081
    Abstract: A lamp system capable of improving ease of use by outputting an image without distortion when one image is divided and output from the left and right lamps, respectively. The lamp system includes a left lamp installed on a left side of a moving object in one direction to output an allocated first image, a right lamp installed on a right side of the moving object in one direction to output an allocated second image, and a control unit receiving original image information from the outside to allocate the first image and the second image to the left lamp and the right lamp, respectively, based on the original image but change and allocate an overlapping area that is an overlapping portion of the first image and the second image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2022
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je KIM
  • Publication number: 20240060617
    Abstract: A DMD headlamp disposed at a lower end of a low beam headlamp includes: a reflector unit reflecting light emitted from a light source; and a DMD board that includes a digital micromirror unit, a control unit, a power supply unit, and an outside connecting connector disposed on a Printed Circuit Board (PCB), the DMD board being disposed in an area to which light is reflected from the reflector unit to reflect the light to a projection lens, The outside connecting connector is disposed at the lower end of the DMD board so that a distance from a center point of the outside connecting connector to the lower end of the DMD board is smaller than a distance from the center point of the outside connecting connector to the upper end of the DMD board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2023
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je KIM
  • Patent number: 11867378
    Abstract: A lamp for an automobile and an automobile including the lamp. According to one aspect, the lamp is for an automobile and includes a light source and an anti-reflection coating layer attached to a portion of a surface of a lens. The anti-reflection coating layer preventing deterioration in quality of the image captured by the camera due to the light emitted from the light source in the lamp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Myeong Je Kim, Jung Sub Lim, Han Seong Yu
  • Patent number: 11850991
    Abstract: A car lamp capable of sound output and a communication system using the same, and in particular, a car lamp capable of sound output by installing a piezo speaker-type actuator on an inner surface of an outer lens of the car lamp and a communication system that may synchronize and output a video signal and an audio signal using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je Kim
  • Publication number: 20230398926
    Abstract: A vehicle lighting device and an operating method thereof. In the vehicle lighting device and the operating method thereof, a controller selects image data based on information on a driving environment of a vehicle, sorts a target as a reference for recognizing light, and controls a light output unit to display a visual image based on the image data based on the sorted target.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2022
    Publication date: December 14, 2023
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je KIM
  • Publication number: 20230391248
    Abstract: A car lamp capable of sound output and a communication system using the same, and in particular, a car lamp capable of sound output by installing a piezo speaker-type actuator on an inner surface of an outer lens of the car lamp and a communication system that may synchronize and output a video signal and an audio signal using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2022
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je KIM
  • Publication number: 20230389163
    Abstract: According to an embodiment disclosed herein, a lamp includes a plurality of light sources connected in series to one another, a light source controller that controls an operation of each of the plurality of light sources based on a control signal, and a signal controller that generates the control signal containing a duty cycle set such that an operating voltage of the plurality of light sources does not exceed a preset value and controls an operation of the light source controller in a time division manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2022
    Publication date: November 30, 2023
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je KIM
  • Patent number: 11832387
    Abstract: A printed circuit board, on which at least one light emitting diode including at least two electrodes is mounted, includes a base member, an insulating layer disposed on the base member, a plurality of conductive pads disposed on the insulating layer and electrically connected to the light emitting diode, a plurality of via holes formed through at least one conductive pad of the plurality of conductive pads and at least a portion of each insulating layer, and filling members disposed in the plurality of via holes to electrically connect the base member to the at least one conductive pad, A distance between the plurality of via holes is ‘n’ times greater than a depth of at least one via hole of the plurality of via holes, in which ‘n’ is a positive integer greater than ‘1’ and less than ‘10’.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je Kim
  • Patent number: 11808845
    Abstract: A radar device for a vehicle, the radar device including: an antenna provided on an inner surface of a lamp for a vehicle and configured to transmit and receive electromagnetic waves; and a signal processing module provided in the lamp and configured to process a signal received by the antenna, such that it is possible to obtain an advantageous effect of simplifying a structure and improving a degree of design freedom and spatial utilization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jung Sub Lim, Han Seong Yu, Myeong Je Kim
  • Patent number: 11808429
    Abstract: An assembly of a lamp and a camera for an automobile, the assembly including: a light source configured to emit light forward; a camera provided on one side of the light source and configured to capture an external image; a lens unit provided in front of the light source and the camera; and a light blocking member which is provided to surround an outer side of a camera lens provided in the camera and which is configured to block at least a portion of light emitted from the light source. The light blocking member is provided in close contact with the lens unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Myeong Je Kim, Jung Sub Lim, Han Seong Yu
  • Patent number: 11812179
    Abstract: An apparatus for controlling an operation of a vehicle according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes an image driver that drives a camera such that an image is photographed at a predetermined photographing interval, a driver that drives an LED light source at a predetermined lighting interval, and a controller that changes the lighting interval of the LED light source to a multiple of the photographing interval after calculating the photographing interval when flickering is detected in the image photographed through the camera.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je Kim
  • Patent number: 11794635
    Abstract: A lamp controller interlocking system of a camera built-in headlamp inventive concepts includes a headlight module integrated with a camera and a light source, a camera controller generating a single frame image by composing an image captured in a short exposure section, in which a shutter opening time of the camera is relatively short, and an image captured in a long exposure section, in which the shutter opening time of the camera is relatively long, and a lamp controller controlling the light source to emit more light in the long exposure section more than in the short exposure section in synchronization with timings of the long exposure section and the short exposure section of the camera.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Sub Lim, Myeong Je Kim, Han Seong Yu
  • Patent number: 11745643
    Abstract: A lamp controller interlocking system of a camera built-in headlamp inventive concepts includes a headlight module integrated with a camera and a light source, a camera controller generating a single frame image by composing an image captured in a short exposure section, in which a shutter opening time of the camera is relatively short, and an image captured in a long exposure section, in which the shutter opening time of the camera is relatively long, and a lamp controller controlling the light source to emit more light in the long exposure section more than in the short exposure section in synchronization with timings of the long exposure section and the short exposure section of the camera.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignee: Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Sub Lim, Myeong Je Kim, Han Seong Yu
  • Publication number: 20230265985
    Abstract: A digital micro-mirror device (DMD) system capable of increasing a lifespan of a digital micro-mirror. The DMD system includes an array unit that includes a plurality of digital micro-mirrors, and a DMD controller that controls the digital micro-mirror according to an image signal input from the outside, and changes a duty ratio of the digital micro-mirror according to a condition of components included in a vehicle or an environment around the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2022
    Publication date: August 24, 2023
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je KIM
  • Patent number: 11737181
    Abstract: Disclosed are apparatus for controlling a lamp and a method thereof. The apparatus for controlling a lamp includes an information collection device that receives light amount information and temperature information of LED chips, which correspond to a plurality of LED boards, respectively, from the plurality of LED boards through one port, and a controller that controls a driving current for driving the LED chip based on the light amount information of the LED chip or the temperature information of the LED chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Myeong Je Kim