Patents by Inventor Nam Ki Park

Nam Ki Park 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: 11513308
    Abstract: A camera module includes: a magnet disposed on a lens module; a bearing member disposed in a ball guide portion formed between the lens module and a housing that accommodates the lens module; a coil disposed in the housing to face the magnet; and a yoke member disposed on the housing to interact with the magnet to generate a biased magnetic force.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nam Ki Park, Soo Cheol Lim, Byung Woo Kang, Sung Taek Oh, Young Bok Yoon, Bo Sung Seo, Oh Byoung Kwon, Jun Sup Shin
  • Publication number: 20220279093
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing, a reflective member positioned in the housing and changing a direction of light to a direction of an optical axis, a carrier carrying the reflective member and rotatable about a first axis with respect to the housing, and a first ball group disposed between the housing and the carrier, wherein the first ball group includes a main ball member providing the first axis of the carrier, and an auxiliary ball member disposed away from the first axis, and one or both of the housing and the carrier partially accommodates the auxiliary ball member, and includes an auxiliary guide groove extended in a circumferential direction of the first axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Hwan KWON, Nam Ki PARK, Young Bok YOON, Soon Seok KANG, Jae Won JUNG
  • Patent number: 11422648
    Abstract: A display device includes a bendable area and non-bendable areas adjacent to the bendable area; a display substrate including transistors and a light emitting element; a sensing layer disposed under the display substrate and including a digitizer; and an adhesive layer disposed between the display substrate and the sensing layer, wherein the adhesive layer includes a first surface facing the sensing layer; and groove patterns recessed from the first surface of the adhesive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Ki Jung, Nam Hee Park
  • Publication number: 20220252826
    Abstract: An actuator for a camera includes a housing having an inner space, a base and a carrier, disposed in the housing in one direction, a first drive unit generating driving forces in a first direction perpendicular to the one direction and a second direction perpendicular to both the one direction and the first direction, and including a plurality of magnets and a plurality of coils, and a second drive unit generating a driving force in the one direction, and including a magnet and a coil, wherein an optical member is disposed on the carrier, wherein the carrier and the base are configured to be moved together in the first direction and the second direction, and wherein the carrier is configured to be moved relative to the base in the one direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bo Sung Seo, Ji Buem Chun, Jae Won Jung, Nam Ki Park, Jun Sup Shin, Young Bok Yoon, Su Kyeong Kim, Kyung Hun Lee, Hwan Jun Kang, Jong Woo Hong
  • Publication number: 20220224018
    Abstract: An antenna module includes: an IC package including an IC; first and second antenna portions including respective patch antenna patterns, respective feed vias connected to the respective patch antenna patterns, and respective dielectric layers surrounding the respective feed vias; and a connection member having an upper surface on which the first and second antenna portions are disposed and a lower surface on which the IC package is disposed, the connection member forming an electrical connection path between the IC and the feed via of the first antenna portion and an electrical connection path of the second antenna portion. The connection member includes a first region disposed between the IC package and the first antenna portion, a second region on which the second antenna portion is disposed, and a third region electrically connecting the first and second regions and being more flexible than the dielectric layer of the first antenna portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2022
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Myeong Woo HAN, Ju Hyoung PARK, Dae Ki LIM, Jeong Ki RYOO, Won Cheol LEE, Nam Ki KIM
  • Publication number: 20220210299
    Abstract: A reflective module assembly include a housing having an internal space, a first reflective module provided in the housing to change a path of incident light, and a second reflective module provided in the housing to change a path of light emitted from the first reflective module. The first reflective module includes a first reflective member rotatable about a first axis formed by at least two first ball members. The second reflective module includes a second reflective member rotatable about a second axis, perpendicular to the first axis and passing through a rotation axis ball provided at the second reflective module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Young Hwan KWON, Soon Seok KANG, Nam Ki PARK, Young Bok Yoon, Oh Byoung KWON, Jae Won JUNG
  • Publication number: 20220210300
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing having an internal space, and a first lens module and a second lens module disposed in the internal space and each configured to be movable in an optical axis direction, wherein a first shaft and a first ball member are disposed between the first lens module and the housing, wherein a second shaft and a second ball member are disposed between the second lens module and the housing, and wherein, when moving in the optical axis direction, rolling friction occurs on one of both sides of each lens module, and sliding friction occurs on the other of both sides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bo Sung SEO, Ji Buem CHUN, Jae Won JUNG, Nam Ki PARK, Dong Yeon SHIN, Young Bok YOON, Byung Gi AN, Dong Ryul KIM, Joo Sub MAENG, Se Hyeun YUN, Han Na LEE, Soo Yeon OH, Jun Sup SHIN, Suk Young OH, Joung Ho SON
  • Publication number: 20220155652
    Abstract: A camera module includes: a housing; a carrier disposed inside the housing and movable in an optical axis direction; and a lens module disposed inside the carrier and movable in directions perpendicular to the optical axis direction, and configured to implement optical image stabilization. The lens module includes a frame disposed on the carrier, and a lens holder disposed on the frame and having a lens barrel. The frame is configured to be supported by a first ball member interposed between the frame and the carrier on a side surface of the carrier parallel to the optical axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2021
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bo Sung SEO, Nam Ki PARK, Young Bok YOON
  • Publication number: 20220159151
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing; a lens module provided in an internal space of the housing to be movable in an optical axis direction, and including at least one lens therein; a magnet disposed in the lens module; and position detection sensors to detect a position of the magnet. One or more of the position detection sensors are disposed to face a first polarity of the magnet and one or more of the position detection sensors are disposed to face a second polarity of the magnet different than the first polarity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2022
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nam Ki PARK, Young Hwan KWON, Young Bok YOON, Dong Yeon SHIN, Kum Kyung LEE, Ta Kyoung LEE, Jung Seok LEE
  • Patent number: 11333898
    Abstract: A camera module device is provided. The device includes a movable body configured to accommodate a lens barrel and configured to be moved in a direction of an optical axis and in a direction perpendicular to the optical axis, a housing configured to accommodate the movable body, a first driving unit, disposed on a first surface of the movable body, and configured to generate a first driving force to move the movable body in the direction of the optical axis, a second driving unit, disposed on a second surface and a third surface of the movable body, and configured to generate driving force to move the movable body in a direction perpendicular to the optical axis, and a first sensing unit, disposed on a fourth surface of the movable body, and configured to detect a position of the lens barrel moved in a direction perpendicular to the optical axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bong Won Jeong, Nam Ki Park, Hong Joo Lee, Young Bok Yoon, Jung Seok Lee
  • Publication number: 20220124228
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing; a lens module provided in an internal space of the housing to be movable in an optical axis direction, and including at least one lens therein; a magnet disposed in the lens module; and position detection sensors to detect a position of the magnet. One or more of the position detection sensors are disposed to face a first polarity of the magnet and one or more of the position detection sensors are disposed to face a second polarity of the magnet different than the first polarity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nam Ki PARK, Young Hwan KWON, Young Bok YOON, Dong Yeon SHIN, Kum Kyung LEE, Ta Kyoung LEE, Jung Seok LEE
  • Patent number: 11294196
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing, a frame disposed in an interior space of the housing, a movable body, a lens holder, first and second optical image stabilization (OIS) actuators. The movable body is configured to move in a first direction, perpendicular to an optical axis. The lens holder is configured to move in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction. The first OIS actuator is configured to move the movable body in the first direction. The second OIS actuator is configured to move the lens holder in the second direction. The frame includes a first opening through which a first OIS coil and a first OIS magnet of the first OIS actuator are disposed to face each other, and a second opening through which a second OIS coil and a second OIS magnet of the second OIS actuator are disposed to face each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang Jong Lee, Nam Ki Park, Young Bok Yoon, Seung Hee Hong, Hee Soo Yoon, Su Bong Jang
  • Publication number: 20220082852
    Abstract: A reflecting module for optical image stabilization (OIS) includes a housing; a rotation holder provided in the housing and comprising a reflecting member; a rotation plate provided in the housing between an inner wall of the housing and the rotation holder so that the rotation holder is supported by the inner wall of the housing via the rotation plate; and a driving part configured to apply a driving force to the rotation holder to move the rotation holder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2021
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ah Hyeon IM, Bong Won JEONG, Nam Ki PARK, Ta Kyoung LEE
  • Patent number: 11277548
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing; a lens module provided in an internal space of the housing to be movable in an optical axis direction, and including at least one lens therein; a magnet disposed in the lens module; and position detection sensors to detect a position of the magnet. One or more of the position detection sensors are disposed to face a first polarity of the magnet and one or more of the position detection sensors are disposed to face a second polarity of the magnet different than the first polarity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nam Ki Park, Young Hwan Kwon, Young Bok Yoon, Dong Yeon Shin, Kum Kyung Lee, Ta Kyoung Lee, Jung Seok Lee
  • Publication number: 20220075240
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing, a lens barrel configured to be movable in an optical axis direction, a barrel holder coupled to the lens barrel and disposed inside of the housing, a lens barrel driving unit configured to drive the lens barrel in the optical axis direction, including a driving magnet and a driving coil, and a position restoration member configured to face the driving magnet in a direction intersecting an optical axis, where a total length of the position restoration member in the optical axis direction is less than a total length of the driving magnet in the optical axis direction, to limit a displacement of the lens barrel in the optical axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Sup SHIN, Young Bok YOON, Bo Sung SEO, Nam Ki PARK
  • Publication number: 20220070341
    Abstract: A camera module is provided. The camera module includes a housing; a first frame, provided in the housing; and a second frame, provided on the first frame and including a lens module, wherein the lens module is configured to rotate together with the second frame about a first axis and a second axis, intersecting an optical axis, and , wherein the first frame and the second frame are configured to be supported on a surface that is parallel to the optical axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bo Sung SEO, Young Bok YOON, Nam Ki PARK
  • Patent number: 11262593
    Abstract: A reflecting module for optical image stabilization (OIS) includes a housing; a rotation holder provided in the housing and comprising a reflecting member; a rotation plate provided in the housing between an inner wall of the housing and the rotation holder so that the rotation holder is supported by the inner wall of the housing via the rotation plate; and a driving part configured to apply a driving force to the rotation holder to move the rotation holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ah Hyeon Im, Bong Won Jeong, Nam Ki Park, Ta Kyoung Lee
  • Patent number: 11245827
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing, a rotation holder including a reflection member, and supported on an inner wall of the housing such that the reflection member is rotatable about a first axis, perpendicular to an optical axis and parallel to a bottom of the housing, a magnet provided on a side surface of the rotation holder, parallel to an optical axis direction, and a first position detection sensor provided in the housing to face the magnet and configured to sense movement of the rotation holder in a second axis direction, perpendicular to the optical axis and the first axis, wherein the magnet is disposed to be biased in a direction, opposite to the inner wall of the housing on which the rotation holder is supported in the optical axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nam Ki Park, Young Hwan Kwon, Young Bok Yoon, Hong Joo Lee
  • Patent number: 11228714
    Abstract: A camera module includes a movable member, a holder, a fixing frame, a movable frame, and a first support frame. The movable member includes a lens module. The holder is coupled to the movable member and includes a magnet member. The fixing frame is configured to accommodate the holder and includes a coil member configured to face the magnet member. The movable frame is mounted on the holder and includes a pivot portion. The first support frame is configured to surround an upper surface portion of the pivot portion and a second support frame is configured to surround a lower surface portion of the pivot portion. The first support frame and the second support frame are respectively mounted on the fixing frame, and the movable frame is rotatably disposed around the pivot portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bo Sung Seo, Nam Ki Park, Young Bok Yoon
  • Publication number: 20220014611
    Abstract: A camera module includes a lens module including lenses and a reflecting module disposed in front of the lens module. The reflecting module is configured to change a path of light to direct the light toward the lens module. The reflecting module includes a holder in which a reflecting member configured to change the path of the light is mounted and a first housing supporting the holder. The holder is configured to slide with respect to the first housing to enable rotation of the reflecting member with respect to a first axis and a second axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Bok YOON, Nam Ki PARK, Bong Won JEONG, Sang Ho SEO, Jae Kyung KIM