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: 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
  • Publication number: 20220003958
    Abstract: A camera module includes a lens module, a first frame accommodating the lens module, a second frame accommodating the first frame, and a housing accommodating the second frame. The lens module and the first frame are rotatable about a first axis, with respect to the second frame, perpendicular to an optical axis. The lens module, the first frame, and the second frame are rotatable about a second axis, with respect to the housing, perpendicular to both the optical axis and the first axis. A first ball member is disposed between the first frame and the second frame and elastically supported in a direction of the first axis, and a second ball member is disposed between the second frame and the housing and elastically supported in a direction of the second axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dae Hyun JEONG, Oh Byoung KWON, Gab Yong KIM, Young Bok YOON, Bo Sung SEO, Young Hwan KWON, Jun Sup SHIN, Nam Ki PARK, Ik Jin JANG
  • Patent number: 11163211
    Abstract: An actuator includes a magnet, a driving coil facing the magnet, a driver, and a position calculation processor. The driver is configured to move the magnet in at least one of an optical axis direction and a direction perpendicular to the optical axis by applying a driving signal to the driving coil. The position calculation processor includes sensing coils, and is configured to calculate a position of the magnet according to inductance levels of an inductor of the sensing coils. The inductance levels vary according to movements of the magnet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hong Joo Lee, Dong Yeon Shin, Nam Ki Park, Shin Young Cheong, Byung Gi Ahn, Hoon Heo, Je Hyun Bang, Yun Tae Lee, Ick Chan Shim, Young Bok Yoon
  • Publication number: 20210333567
    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: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bong Won JEONG, Nam Ki PARK, Hong Joo LEE, Young Bok YOON, Jung Seok LEE
  • Publication number: 20210333689
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing accommodating a lens module, a driving unit including a magnet disposed on the lens module and a coil disposed to face the magnet, a yoke generating attractive force with the magnet, a first ball member accommodated in a first receiving space disposed between the lens module and the housing, and pressed by the attractive force, and a second ball member accommodated in a second receiving space disposed between the lens module and the housing, and pressed by the attractive force. A length of the first receiving space in an optical axis direction is different from a length of the second receiving space in the optical axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2021
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Hyeon JEONG, Nam Ki PARK, Yeun Ho JUNG, Young Bok YOON, Sung Hoon KIM, Yoo Chang KIM, Jae Hyuk KIM
  • Patent number: 11159727
    Abstract: A reflection module for optical image stabilization includes a rotation holder, which includes a reflection member and is supported on an internal wall of a housing, and a driving part to provide driving force to move the rotation holder. The driving part includes a magnet disposed on the rotation holder, a coil disposed in the housing and opposing the magnet, and a hall sensor disposed in the housing and opposing an N pole or an S pole of the magnet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hong Joo Lee, Young Bok Yoon, Nam Ki Park, Ta Kyoung Lee, Jung Woo Kim
  • Patent number: 11159661
    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: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Bok Yoon, Nam Ki Park, Bong Won Jeong, Sang Ho Seo, Jae Kyung Kim
  • Publication number: 20210289111
    Abstract: A camera module includes a driving assembly configured to drive a lens module in a direction intersecting an optical axis. The driving assembly includes: a driving magnet member; auxiliary magnet members arranged on opposing sides of the driving magnet member and arranged to have polarities different from a polarity of the driving magnet member in a first direction; and a driving coil including portions extending along boundaries between the driving magnet member and the auxiliary magnet members.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Soo Cheol LIM, Nam Ki PARK
  • Publication number: 20210286193
    Abstract: A folded module includes a housing, a carrier provided in the housing, and a rotation holder provided on the carrier and including a reflective member. The carrier is rotatable, with respect to the housing, around a first axis formed by one rotating shaft ball, the rotation holder is rotatable with respect to the carrier around a second axis formed by two ball members, and the first axis and the second axis intersect each other, and the one rotating shaft ball and the two ball members are provided together on a plane on which both the first axis and the second axis are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Hwan KWON, Nam Ki PARK, Young Bok YOON, Kyung Hun LEE, Soon Seok KANG
  • Publication number: 20210281759
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing, and a first frame and a second frame sequentially disposed in the housing in an optical axis direction. The second frame includes a lens module configured to rotate together with the second frame about a first rotation axis and a second rotation axis, intersecting an optical axis direction. The first rotation axis is formed between the housing and an opposing surface of the first frame in the optical axis direction by first ball members disposed in a direction intersecting the optical axis direction. The second rotation axis is formed between the first fame and an opposing surface of the second frame in the optical axis direction by second ball members disposed in a direction intersecting the optical axis direction and the first rotation axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bo Sung SEO, Young Bok YOON, Nam Ki PARK
  • Publication number: 20210271049
    Abstract: A camera module is provided. The camera module includes a housing; a focus adjustment unit disposed in the housing; and a shake correction unit disposed in the housing, wherein the housing includes a first shake correction driving magnet and second shake correction driving magnet that provide a driving force to move the shake correction unit in a first direction intersecting an optical axis and a second direction intersecting the optical axis and the first direction, and a focus adjustment driving coil providing a driving force to move the focus adjustment unit in the optical axis direction. The housing further includes first to third yokes respectively disposed on a surface of the first magnet, a surface of the second magnet, and a surface of the focus adjustment driving coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bo Sung SEO, Jung Seok LEE, Young Bok YOON, Nam Ki PARK, Byung Hoon LEE
  • Publication number: 20210263260
    Abstract: A camera module includes a fixed portion, a movable portion configured to be moved relative to the fixed portion in an optical axis direction, at least two position detection sensors, and a magnet disposed to oppose the at least two position detection sensors in a direction intersecting the optical axis direction. The magnet includes an N-pole and an S-pole on a surface opposing the at least two position detection sensors and a neutral zone between the N-pole and the S-pole. The at least two position detection sensors are disposed such that at least one position detection sensor opposes one of the N-pole and the S-pole and at least one other positon detection sensor opposes the neutral zone when the movable portion is moved in the optical axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2020
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Su Bong JANG, Sang Jong LEE, Nam Ki PARK, Young Bok YOON, Hee Soo YOON
  • Patent number: 11086195
    Abstract: A camera module includes a housing accommodating a lens module, a driving unit including a magnet disposed on the lens module and a coil disposed to face the magnet, a yoke generating attractive force with the magnet, a first ball member accommodated in a first receiving space disposed between the lens module and the housing, and pressed by the attractive force, and a second ball member accommodated in a second receiving space disposed between the lens module and the housing, and pressed by the attractive force. A length of the first receiving space in an optical axis direction is different from a length of the second receiving space in the optical axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Hyeon Jeong, Nam Ki Park, Yeun Ho Jung, Young Bok Yoon, Sung Hoon Kim, Yoo Chang Kim, Jae Hyuk Kim
  • Publication number: 20210227141
    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: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bo Sung SEO, Nam Ki PARK, Young Bok YOON
  • Publication number: 20210199915
    Abstract: A camera module includes a lens module accommodating one or more lenses and configured to move in an interior of a housing in an optical axis direction of the one or more lenses, a first support member connected to the lens module and extending toward an upper inner surface of the housing from the lens module in a first direction intersecting the optical axis, and a second support member connected to the first support member and extending toward a lower inner surface of the housing in a second direction intersecting with the optical axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Bok YOON, Nam Ki PARK, Bong Won JEONG, Bo Sung SEO
  • Publication number: 20210173225
    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: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: 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: 20210173226
    Abstract: A camera module includes: a housing in which a lens module is accommodated; and a shake correction portion including first and second movable yokes mounted on the lens module and first and second coil portions disposed to oppose the first and second movable yokes, respectively. The first coil portion is configured to attract the first movable yoke in response to power being applied to the first coil portion. The second coil portion is configured to attract the second movable yoke in response to power being applied to the second coil portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang Jong LEE, Su Bong JANG, Young Bok YOON, Seung Hee HONG, Nam Ki PARK, Hee Soo YOON
  • Publication number: 20210055569
    Abstract: An optical image stabilizing (OIS) module and a camera module are provided. The OIS module includes a driving holder provided on a bottom surface of a housing, a driving frame comprising a reflection member and supported on an inner wall of the driving holder, a driving part configured to provide a driving force to move the driving holder and the driving frame, wherein the driving holder is configured to move in one or more of a linear direction and a rotational direction on the bottom surface of the housing to move the reflection member in a first axial direction, perpendicular to an optical axis, and the driving frame is configured to move in one or more of the linear direction and the rotational direction on the inner wall of the driving holder to move the reflection member in a second axial direction, perpendicular to the optical axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Kyung KIM, Nam Ki PARK, Ta Kyoung LEE, Bong Won JEONG, Young Bok YOON