Patents by Inventor Sang-wook Kwon

Sang-wook Kwon 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: 10886358
    Abstract: A display device, includes: a display area including an upper side, a lower side, a left side, a right side, and inclined corner portions where the upper, lower, left, and right sides meet; a demultiplexing circuit unit adjacent to the lower side of the display area and the corner portion connected thereto; and a scan transmission line which extends toward the display area from an outer side of the left side and overlaps with the demultiplexing circuit unit outside the corner portion, wherein the demultiplexing circuit unit includes a demultiplexer transistor, and the scan transmission line is formed of a different conductive layer from an electrode of a demultiplexer transistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Han Sung Bae, Se Ho Kim, Sun Ja Kwon, Dong Wook Kim, Jun Yong An, Sang Moo Choi, Jun Won Choi
  • Publication number: 20200412158
    Abstract: A wireless power transmitter includes an antenna and a processor configured to control the antenna to respectively transmit detection powers in a plurality of directions, the detection powers including a first detection power and a second detection power, the first detection power including a first direction information and identification information of the wireless power transmitter, the first detection power being transmitted in a first direction, the second detection power including a second direction information and the identification information of the wireless power transmitter, the second detection power being transmitted in a second direction different from the first direction; control to receive a communication signal including the first direction information and the identification information of the wireless power transmitter from an electronic device which received the first detection power; and based on receiving the communication signal, control the antenna to transmit power for charging in the f
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung-Woo LEE, Sang-Wook KWON
  • Patent number: 10870429
    Abstract: An apparatus for activating a pedestrian detection and collision mitigation system (PDCMS) of a vehicle includes: a front detection sensor detecting a presence of a pedestrian on a driving lane of the vehicle, gaze information of the pedestrian, and a distance and a relative speed between the pedestrian and the vehicle; a vehicle sensor detecting at least any one of a speed, an acceleration, a steering angle, a steering angular velocity, or a pressure of a master cylinder of the vehicle; an electronic control unit activating a PDCMS function based on information detected by the front detection sensor and the vehicle sensor; and a warning unit operated to inform a driver of a collision of the pedestrian with the vehicle by a control of the electronic control unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoon Soo Kim, Eung Seo Kim, Suk Ki Min, Dong Hyun Sung, Seung Wook Park, Yong Seok Kwon, Sang Min Lee, Tae Young Lee, Min Byeong Lee, Ho Choul Jung, In Yong Jung
  • Publication number: 20200372948
    Abstract: A sense amplifier includes a sense amplifying unit, first and second isolation units, and first and second offset cancellation unit. The sense amplifying unit includes a first P-type metal-oxide-semiconductor (PMOS) transistor, a second PMOS transistor, a first N-type metal-oxide-semiconductor (NMOS) transistor, and a second NMOS transistor. In a layout of the sense amplifier, the first and second PMOS transistors are disposed in a central region of the sense amplifier, the first and second NMOS transistors are disposed at opposite sides of the sense amplifier from each other, the first isolation unit and the first offset cancellation unit are disposed between the first PMOS transistor and the first NMOS transistor, and the second isolation unit and the second offset cancellation unit are disposed between the second PMOS transistor and the second NMOS transistor. In other layouts, the locations of the PMOS transistors and NMOS transistors may be reversed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: YOUNG-WOOK KIM, HYUK-JOON KWON, SANG-KEUN HAN, BOK-YEON WON
  • Patent number: 10840728
    Abstract: A portable device is provided. The portable device includes a power receiving unit configured to receive a first energy or a second energy from a wireless power transmitter, the first energy being used to perform a communication function and a control function, the second energy being used to charge a battery, and the wireless power transmitter being configured to wirelessly transmit a power, a voltage generator configured to generate a wake-up voltage from the first energy, or to generate a voltage for charging the battery from the second energy, a controller configured to perform the communication function and the control function, the controller being activated by the wake-up voltage, and a communication unit configured to perform a communication with the wireless power transmitter based on a control of the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Nam Yun Kim, Sang Wook Kwon
  • Patent number: 10814840
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a front detection sensor detecting presence of a pedestrian on a driving lane of the vehicle, gaze information of the pedestrian, and a distance and a relative speed between the pedestrian and the vehicle; a vehicle sensor detecting at least one of a speed, an acceleration, a steering angle, a steering angular velocity, or a pressure of a master cylinder of the vehicle; an electronic control unit activating a function of a pedestrian detection and collision mitigation system based on information detected by the front detection sensor and the vehicle sensor; and a warning unit operated to inform a driver of a collision of the pedestrian with the vehicle by controlling the electronic control unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoon Soo Kim, Suk Ki Min, Dong Hyun Sung, In Yong Jung, Seung Wook Park, Sang Min Lee, Kang Hoon Lee, Wan Jae Lee, Tae Young Lee, Min Byeong Lee, Eung Seo Kim, Yong Seok Kwon
  • Patent number: 10811896
    Abstract: A wireless power transmitter includes: an antenna for transmitting a plurality of detection powers, each of which includes direction information, in a plurality of directions, respectively; a communication circuit for receiving a communication signal including first direction information included in a first detection power from an electronic device which receives the first detection power among the plurality of detection powers; and a processor for controlling to transmit power for charging based on the first direction information included in the communication signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung-Woo Lee, Sang-Wook Kwon
  • Patent number: 10810453
    Abstract: A method including generating position information and time information of a handwriting inputted on a device; generating pixel values of an image capturing the handwriting; generating an image file for facilitating a sequential reproduction of the handwriting by storing the position information and the time information of the handwriting in a first field of the image file and storing the pixel values in a second field of the image file; and transmitting the generated image file to another device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Do-Hyeon Kim, Mu-Sik Kwon, Sang-Wook Oh, Seong-Taek Hwang
  • Patent number: 10803925
    Abstract: A sense amplifier includes a sense amplifying unit, first and second isolation units, and first and second offset cancellation unit. The sense amplifying unit includes a first P-type metal-oxide-semiconductor (PMOS) transistor, a second PMOS transistor, a first N-type metal-oxide-semiconductor (NMOS) transistor, and a second NMOS transistor. In a layout of the sense amplifier, the first and second PMOS transistors are disposed in a central region of the sense amplifier, the first and second NMOS transistors are disposed at opposite sides of the sense amplifier from each other, the first isolation unit and the first offset cancellation unit are disposed between the first PMOS transistor and the first NMOS transistor, and the second isolation unit and the second offset cancellation unit are disposed between the second PMOS transistor and the second NMOS transistor. In other layouts, the locations of the PMOS transistors and NMOS transistors may be reversed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young-Wook Kim, Hyuk-Joon Kwon, Sang-Keun Han, Bok-Yeon Won
  • Patent number: 10779766
    Abstract: A wearable measurement apparatus capable of measuring a biometric signal is provided. The wearable measurement apparatus includes a main body, and a main-body elastic part disposed on a bottom surface of the main body, and configured to elastically support the main body against a body part of a user. The wearable measurement apparatus further includes a biometric signal sensor disposed apart from the main-body elastic part, and configured to detect a biometric signal from the body part, and a sensor elastic part interposed between the main body and the biometric signal sensor, and configured to form a step difference between a bottom surface of the biometric signal sensor and a bottom surface of the main-body elastic part, and elastically support the biometric signal sensor against the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Byung Hoon Ko, Yong Joo Kwon, Youn Ho Kim, Sang Yun Park, Jin Hyun Yun, Jong Wook Lee, Chang Mok Choi
  • Publication number: 20200293134
    Abstract: A touch sensing unit includes a base layer including a touch sensing area and a touch peripheral area, a touch electrode disposed in the touch sensing area, a touch line disposed in the touch peripheral area and electrically connected to the touch electrode, an inspection pad disposed in a pad area located at one side of the touch peripheral area, and an inspection thin film transistor disposed in the pad area and electrically connected to the touch line and the inspection pad.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Chan Wook SHIM, Sang Hyuk KWON, Jong Yeul PARK, Jae Yoon JUNG, Duc Han CHO, Cheol Gon CHOI
  • Publication number: 20200280221
    Abstract: An electronic device performing communication with a powerless sensor is provided. The electronic device includes a wireless charging module configured to wirelessly transmit power to a powerless sensor; and a communication module configured to receive data that is sensed in the powerless sensor using the wirelessly transmitted power.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Dong-Zo KIM, Sang-Wook KWON, Ki-Young KIM, Sung-Bum PARK, Byoung-Hee LEE
  • Publication number: 20200264717
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a touchscreen, at least one processor electrically connected with the touchscreen, and a memory electrically connected with the processor. The memory may store instructions executed to enable the at least one processor to display a first window for running a first application and a second window for running a second application on the touchscreen, display a virtual keypad on a portion of the first window and a portion of the second window corresponding to a first input to a focused window of the first window and the second window, and vary a size of the virtual keypad corresponding to a second input to the virtual keypad.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Sun-Young PARK, Jeong-Won KO, Joong-Hun KWON, Chang-Hwan KIM, Sang-Deuk NAM, Seung-Wook NAM, Myoung-Soo PARK, Kyung-Jun LEE, Dong-Oh LEE, Jun-Won JUNG, Hui-Chul YANG, Hyun-Yeul LEE, Soojin Jeong Lim
  • Patent number: 10743820
    Abstract: A biosignal measuring method and apparatus are provided. The biosignal measuring method includes verifying whether a measured biosignal is in a range, and controlling an operation of the biosignal measuring apparatus when the measured biosignal deviates from the range based on a result of the verifying.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ui Kun Kwon, Sang Joon Kim, Jong Wook Lee
  • Patent number: 10749378
    Abstract: A resonance power transmission system for controlling a supply voltage of a power converter based on power transmission efficiency is provided. According to an aspect, a resonance power transmitter configured to transmit resonance power to one or more resonance power receivers may include: a voltage controller configured to receive an input signal and to output voltage of a predetermined level; a source controller configured to control a signal level of the DC voltage based the number of resonance power receivers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Sung Choi, Sang Wook Kwon, Yun Kwon Park, Eun Seok Park, Young Tack Hong, Young Ho Ryu, Nam Yun Kim, Dong Zo Kim
  • Publication number: 20200235708
    Abstract: A power amplifier may comprise: an element for amplifying an electrical signal received through an input terminal, and outputting the amplified electrical signal through an output terminal; a first impedance adjustment circuit connected to the input terminal of the element and adjusting impedance with respect to a frequency of a fundamental component at the input terminal; a second impedance adjustment circuit connected to the input terminal of the element and adjusting impedance with respect to a frequency of a multiplied harmonic component at the input terminal; a third impedance adjustment circuit connected to the output terminal of the element and adjusting impedance with respect to the frequency of the fundamental component at the output terminal; a fourth impedance adjustment circuit connected to the output terminal of the element and adjusting impedance with respect to the frequency of the multiplied harmonic component at the output terminal; a first frequency separation circuit which prevents an imped
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Sung-Ku YEO, Bum-Man KIM, Yun-Sik PARK, Sang-Wook KWON, Dong-Gyu MIN, Sung-Bum PARK
  • Publication number: 20200227111
    Abstract: A sense amplifier includes a sense amplifying unit, first and second isolation units, and first and second offset cancellation unit. The sense amplifying unit includes a first P-type metal-oxide-semiconductor (PMOS) transistor, a second PMOS transistor, a first N-type metal-oxide-semiconductor (NMOS) transistor, and a second NMOS transistor. In a layout of the sense amplifier, the first and second PMOS transistors are disposed in a central region of the sense amplifier, the first and second NMOS transistors are disposed at opposite sides of the sense amplifier from each other, the first isolation unit and the first offset cancellation unit are disposed between the first PMOS transistor and the first NMOS transistor, and the second isolation unit and the second offset cancellation unit are disposed between the second PMOS transistor and the second NMOS transistor. In other layouts, the locations of the PMOS transistors and NMOS transistors may be reversed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: YOUNG-WOOK KIM, HYUK-JOON KWON, SANG-KEUN HAN, BOK-YEON WON
  • Publication number: 20200213882
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a pre-5th-generation (5G) or 5G communication system to be provided for supporting higher data rates beyond 4th-generation (4G) communication system such as long term evolution (LTE). A method for processing a radio link failure (RLF) by a user equipment (UE) supporting a dual-connectivity communication system is provided. The method includes determining a state of a radio link with a first base station using a reference signal, transmitting to a second base station, when the radio link with the first base station fails, a message indicating that the radio link with the first base station fails, redetermining the state of the radio link with the first base station using a reference signal of the first base station during a predetermined time, and switching, after the predetermined time, a data transmission line when the radio link with the first base station fails.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: June HWANG, Hyun-Jeong KANG, Beom-Sik BAE, Sang-Wook KWON, Anil AGIWAL
  • Patent number: 10698510
    Abstract: A touch screen is disclosed. The touch screen comprises: a display panel displaying an image; and a touch panel detecting a touch of a user, wherein the touch panel comprises a 2D/3D touch pattern layer having a 2D touch electrode pattern and a 3D touch electrode pattern disposed on both sides of a substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sang-ho Kim, Seung-jin Oh, Sang-wook Kwon, Byung-jik Kim
  • Patent number: 10692565
    Abstract: A sense amplifier includes a sense amplifying unit, first and second isolation units, and first and second offset cancellation unit. The sense amplifying unit includes a first P-type metal-oxide-semiconductor (PMOS) transistor, a second PMOS transistor, a first N-type metal-oxide-semiconductor (NMOS) transistor, and a second NMOS transistor. In a layout of the sense amplifier, the first and second PMOS transistors are disposed in a central region of the sense amplifier, the first and second NMOS transistors are disposed at opposite sides of the sense amplifier from each other, the first isolation unit and the first offset cancellation unit are disposed between the first PMOS transistor and the first NMOS transistor, and the second isolation unit and the second offset cancellation unit are disposed between the second PMOS transistor and the second NMOS transistor. In other layouts, the locations of the PMOS transistors and NMOS transistors may be reversed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young-Wook Kim, Hyuk-Joon Kwon, Sang-Keun Han, Bok-Yeon Won