Patents by Inventor Sang-kon Bae

Sang-kon Bae 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: 20190167190
    Abstract: A healthcare apparatus according to an embodiment includes: a plurality of light sources configured to emit light of different wavelengths onto an object; a light detector configured to measure an optical signal of each of the wavelengths by receiving light reflected or scattered from the object; and a processor configured to obtain a blood glucose level and a blood flow index by using the optical signal of each of the wavelengths, and to estimate at least one from among dietary information and dietary metabolism state information by monitoring a blood glucose level change and a blood flow index change after ingestion of a food.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: KA RAM CHOI, HYO SUN HWANG, JIN YOUNG PARK, JAE WOOK SHIM, SO YOUNG LEE, SANG KON BAE, EUI SEOK SHIN
  • Publication number: 20190154656
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus for estimating bio-information in a non-invasive manner. According to an exemplary embodiment, the bio-information estimation apparatus includes: a spectrum measurer configured to measure a spectrum of light reflected from an object; a temperature measurer configured to measure the temperature of the object while the spectrum measurer measures the spectrum of light reflected from the object; and a processor configured to calculate a spectrum correction factor, including one or more of a correction factor of a gain, a constant, and a slope, based on the measured temperature of the object, and to adjust the measured spectrum by using the calculated correction factor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang Kon BAE, Eui Seok SHIN, So Young LEE, Yun S. PARK
  • Publication number: 20190117136
    Abstract: A apparatus for obtaining an individualized unit spectrum includes: a spectrum obtainer configured to obtain a first biological spectrum from a subject at a first measurement time, and obtain a second biological spectrum from the subject at a second measurement time; and a processor configured to extract the individualized unit spectrum from the first biological spectrum and the second biological spectrum, based on a predetermined unit spectrum of a target component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: So Young LEE, Sang Kon BAE, Jae Wook SHIM
  • Publication number: 20190110751
    Abstract: An apparatus for providing corrected bio-information by using a bio-information sensor includes a communicator configured to receive bio-information from the bio-information sensor; a processor configured to extract metabolic information based on food intake information of a user and correct the received bio-information based on the extracted metabolic information; and an outputter configured to provide a result of correcting the bio-information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: SO YOUNG LEE, JIN YOUNG PARK, KA RAM CHOI, SANG KON BAE
  • Publication number: 20190038219
    Abstract: An apparatus for estimating an anaerobic threshold may include a heart rate detector configured to detect a heart rate from a signal sensed from a user, and an anaerobic threshold estimator configured to estimate an anaerobic threshold of the user based on a change in the detected heart rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Youn Ho Kim, Sang Kon Bae, Kun Soo Shin, Chang Mok Choi
  • Patent number: 10130300
    Abstract: An apparatus for estimating an anaerobic threshold may include a heart rate detector configured to detect a heart rate from a signal sensed from a user, and an anaerobic threshold estimator configured to estimate an anaerobic threshold of the user based on a change in the detected heart rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Youn Ho Kim, Sang Kon Bae, Kun Soo Shin, Chang Mok Choi
  • Publication number: 20180146899
    Abstract: An apparatus for non-invasively estimating a biological component is provided. The apparatus may include: a sensor configured to measure a calibration spectrum for a first duration and measure a biological component estimation spectrum for a second duration, based on light returning from an object; and a processor configured to remove a signal of a biological component from the calibration spectrum to obtain a background spectrum for the first duration, and estimate the biological component, based on the background spectrum and the biological component estimation spectrum, for the second duration in response to a command for measuring the biological component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: So Young LEE, Sang Kyu KIM, Sang Kon BAE, Yun S. PARK
  • Publication number: 20180106678
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for monitoring a stability of a spectrum are provided. The apparatus for monitoring stability of a spectrum includes a spectroscope configured to measure a spectrum of a sample and a processor configured to calculate a similarity change index of the measured spectrum and to determine the stability of the measured spectrum by analyzing the calculated similarity change index.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: SANG KON BAE, YUN S. PARK, SO YOUNG LEE
  • Publication number: 20180064378
    Abstract: A device and method for spectrum analysis in which differences among skin spectra are quantitatively analyzed, and a blood glucose measurement device are provided. The device for spectrum analysis includes an obtainer configured to acquire a plurality of skin spectra; and a processor configured to generate a plot of difference degree of spectra which represents differences among the acquired plurality of skin spectra, and determine whether the plurality of skin spectra are appropriate for blood glucose measurement based on the plot of difference degree of spectra.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yun S PARK, Sang Kon BAE, So Young LEE
  • Patent number: 9867570
    Abstract: An apparatus determining an exercise capability of an individual by obtaining heart rate information of the individual, detecting a characteristic point from the heart rate information, and obtaining information to be used to determine the exercise capability of the individual based on the characteristic point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignees: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY COOPERATION GROUP OF KYUNG HEE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Sang Kon Bae, Byung Hoon Ko, Choong Hee Lee, Sub Sunoo, Sang-Seok Nam, Hun-Young Park
  • Patent number: 9782086
    Abstract: Provided is a blood pressure measuring apparatus including: a pressurizing unit applying pressure to a blood vessel according to a first condition or a second condition; a pressure sensor sensing a sphygmus wave and a pressure of the blood vessel from the blood vessel under the first condition or the second condition; a standard blood pressure calculating unit for calculating a systolic standard blood pressure and a diastolic standard blood pressure; a continuous blood pressure calculating unit for calculating continuous blood pressure; and a repressurizing determining unit for determining whether pressure is applied to the blood vessel under the second condition during measuring of continuous blood pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youn-ho Kim, Kun-soo Shin, Sang-kon Bae, Seok-chan Kim
  • Patent number: 9639155
    Abstract: A biosignal interface apparatus includes a sensor configured to detect a target in contact with the sensor, a position identifier configured to identify a position of the sensor on the target, and a controller configured to control an operation mode of the sensor based on the identified position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chang Mok Choi, Ui Kun Kwon, Sang Kon Bae, Chi Sung Bae
  • Patent number: 9529434
    Abstract: A presentation device and an method of operating the presentation device may quickly move to a desired area on a map by adjusting a level of an electromyographic (EMG) signal even though a range of a motion of an arm is limited when searching the map using a wearable mobile device. The presentation device includes a first sensor unit configured to contact a measurement target and to obtain an electromyographic (EMG) signal from the measurement target; and a display controller configured to control a field of view (FOV) window for displaying a map area based on the EMG signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chang Mok Choi, Sang Joon Kim, Sang Kon Bae, Seung Keun Yoon
  • Patent number: 9351681
    Abstract: A one repetition maximum (1RM) estimating apparatus includes a potential signal receiving unit configured to receive a potential signal of a muscle from a sensor attached to a user, and a 1RM estimating unit configured to estimate a 1RM of the user based on the potential signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Youn Ho Kim, Sang Kon Bae, Chang Mok Choi, Byung Hoon Ko, Kun Soo Shin
  • Publication number: 20160113575
    Abstract: An apparatus determining an exercise capability of an individual by obtaining heart rate information of the individual, detecting a characteristic point from the heart rate information, and obtaining information to be used to determine the exercise capability of the individual based on the characteristic point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2015
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Applicants: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY COOPERATION GROUP OF KYUNG HEE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Sang Kon BAE, Byung Hoon KO, Choong Hee LEE, Sub SUNOO, Sang-Seok NAM, Hun-Young PARK
  • Publication number: 20160113564
    Abstract: An exercise managing method and an exercise managing apparatus are provided. The exercise managing method involves determining, with a processor, a cumulative heart rate (HR) indicating a cumulative sum of HRs of a user, analyzing an exercise performed by the user based on the cumulative HR, and providing a result of the analyzing to the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2015
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Applicants: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Byung Hoon KO, Sang Kon BAE, Choonghee LEE, Sub SUNOO, Sang Seok NAM, Hun Young PARK
  • Patent number: 9155477
    Abstract: A pressurizing apparatus includes a lower frame and an upper frame. A first end of the upper frame may be hinged to the lower frame at a rotation axis, and a second end of the upper frame may be rotated about the rotation axis by an actuator. A pressurizing unit may be combined to the upper frame in such a way that the pressurizing unit is rotatable relative to the upper frame. When the actuator rotates the second end of the upper frame, the pressurizing unit pressurizes an object to be pressurized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jong Pal Kim, Kun-soo Shin, Sang-kon Bae, Youn-ho Kim
  • Publication number: 20150054728
    Abstract: A biosignal interface apparatus includes a sensor configured to detect a target in contact with the sensor, a position identifier configured to identify a position of the sensor on the target, and a controller configured to control an operation mode of the sensor based on the identified position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chang Mok CHOI, Ui Kun KWON, Sang Kon BAE, Chi Sung BAE
  • Publication number: 20140368424
    Abstract: A presentation device and an method of operating the presentation device may quickly move to a desired area on a map by adjusting a level of an electromyographic (EMG) signal even though a range of a motion of an arm is limited when searching the map using a wearable mobile device. The presentation device includes a first sensor unit configured to contact a measurement target and to obtain an electromyographic (EMG) signal from the measurement target; and a display controller configured to control a field of view (FOV) window for displaying a map area based on the EMG signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chang Mok CHOI, Sang Joon KIM, Sang Kon BAE, Seung Keun YOON
  • Publication number: 20140228694
    Abstract: Provided is a blood pressure measuring apparatus including: a pressurizing unit applying pressure to a blood vessel according to a first condition or a second condition; a pressure sensor sensing a sphygmus wave and a pressure of the blood vessel from the blood vessel under the first condition or the second condition; a standard blood pressure calculating unit for calculating a systolic standard blood pressure and a diastolic standard blood pressure; a continuous blood pressure calculating unit for calculating continuous blood pressure; and a repressurizing determining unit for determining whether pressure is applied to the blood vessel under the second condition during measuring of continuous blood pressure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2014
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Youn-ho KIM, Kun-soo SHIN, Sang-kon BAE, Seok-chan KIM