Patents by Inventor Seong Soo YAE

Seong Soo YAE 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: 20220210258
    Abstract: A system and a method of managing contact information of a terminal recognized by a vehicle include: a communication unit, which communicates with one or more terminals located in a vehicle and recognizes the terminal, and which receives information stored in the recognized terminal; a connection confirming unit which confirms a function, to which the terminal recognized through the communication unit is connected through communication, among the functions provided by an Audio, Video, and Navigation (AVN) system of the vehicle; a priority calculating unit, which calculates a priority of the terminal with respect to other terminals according to the connection between the terminal confirmed by the connection confirming unit and the function provided by the AVN system and generates priority list information for maintaining contact information stored in the terminal; and a contact information renewing unit, which downloads and stores the contact information stored in the terminal in a linked database according to
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hyun-Woo Lee, Seo-Hwan Choi, Seong-Soo Yae, Paul Choo
  • Publication number: 20220201352
    Abstract: A media content playback device for a vehicle and a method therefor are provided. The media content playback device includes: a media information identifying device that requests a user terminal to transmit media information and identifies the media information, when there is a request to play media content, when communicatively connected with the user terminal; a cover art obtaining device that obtains a cover art image based on the media information; and a controller that displays the cover art image on a playback screen of the media content, when playing the media content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2021
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hyun Woo Lee, Seo Hwan Choi, Seong Soo Yae, Kyowoong Choo
  • Publication number: 20220182819
    Abstract: A multimedia control apparatus and a multimedia control method for a vehicle are disclosed. The multimedia control apparatus includes a sensing device that detects a terminal position and a seat seating position in the vehicle when an open door of the vehicle is sensed; a position searcher that determines a position of a rear seat passenger based on the terminal position and the seat seating position; and a controller that controls a privacy mode operation of a rear seat multimedia device based on the position of the rear seat passenger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2021
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seong Soo Yae, Seo Hwan Choi, Hyun Woo Lee, Jeong Won Lee
  • Publication number: 20220148588
    Abstract: An embodiment call termination apparatus includes a call termination word existence determination device configured to determine whether a call termination word exists in a call voice of a user, and a controller configured to compare the call termination word of the user with a call termination example word previously registered in a vehicle to control whether to terminate a call.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Seong Soo Yae, Seo Hwan Choi, Hyun Woo Lee
  • Patent number: 11328725
    Abstract: An apparatus for recognizing a voice in a vehicle includes an input device for receiving a voice command and a controller. The controller: determines whether a number of the voice commands is at least two; determines whether the voice commands are able to be executed based on a preset priority, when the number of the voice commands is at least two; calculates an execution sequence of the voice commands based on the determination result; and allows operations corresponding to the voice commands to be executed based on the calculated execution sequence of the voice commands. When the plurality of voice commands is input, the operations corresponding to the voice commands are executed in an optimized manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Seong Soo Yae
  • Publication number: 20220124461
    Abstract: A vehicle may include a notification type determination device configured to identify a type of a text message received through a communication terminal and determining a notification type of the text message when the type of the text message is a public warning text, a notification content determination device configured to analyze a text string of the text message and determine notification content associated with the text message when the type of the text message is the public warning text, and an output device configured to output a notification to a passenger depending on the notification type and the notification content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seo Hwan CHOI, Seong Soo YAE, Hyun Woo LEE
  • Publication number: 20220075816
    Abstract: A system for sharing accident information related to a vehicle and a method thereof, may include an accident vehicle that collects accident information and requests an accident image including the accident information, and a server that determines whether the accident image and a request for the accident image are received from the accident vehicle, identifies a reporting vehicle capable of providing a reporting image corresponding to the accident information and the accident image when the accident information and the request for the accident image are received, and requests the reporting vehicle to transmit the reporting image acquired by the reporting vehicle to the accident vehicle. When a vehicle accident occurs, the cause of the accident may be more accurately determined by sharing the surrounding image with vehicles driving around the accident vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Corporation, Kia Corporation
    Inventor: Seong Soo YAE
  • Patent number: 11268823
    Abstract: A system and a method for supporting an autonomous vehicle are provided. The system may include a communicator configured to receive a driving route transmitted from a vehicle and a processor configured to extract a service section included in the driving route and to provide the vehicle with customized autonomous driving software for each service section of a plurality of service sections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Seong Soo Yae
  • Patent number: 11257339
    Abstract: An apparatus for managing an article for a vehicle and a method thereof are provided to register various articles to which an ID tag is attached and which are provided from a user. The user is notified as to whether an article corresponding to a user situation is mounted on the vehicle to improve user convenience for various activities associated with a vehicle. The apparatus includes an input device that receives information about an article to which an ID tag is attached from a user and a communicator that communicates with an ID tag attached to the article. A controller manages the article to which the ID tag is attached and provides a notification to a user as to whether an article corresponding to a user situation is mounted on the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventor: Seong Soo Yae
  • Publication number: 20210312776
    Abstract: An apparatus for managing an article for a vehicle and a method thereof are provided to register various articles to which an ID tag is attached and which are provided from a user. The user is notified as to whether an article corresponding to a user situation is mounted on the vehicle to improve user convenience for various activities associated with a vehicle. The apparatus includes an input device that receives information about an article to which an ID tag is attached from a user and a communicator that communicates with an ID tag attached to the article. A controller manages the article to which the ID tag is attached and provides a notification to a user as to whether an article corresponding to a user situation is mounted on the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventor: Seong Soo Yae
  • Publication number: 20210264911
    Abstract: An apparatus for recognizing a voice in a vehicle includes an input device for receiving a voice command and a controller. The controller: determines whether a number of the voice commands is at least two; determines whether the voice commands are able to be executed based on a preset priority, when the number of the voice commands is at least two; calculates an execution sequence of the voice commands based on the determination result; and allows operations corresponding to the voice commands to be executed based on the calculated execution sequence of the voice commands. When the plurality of voice commands is input, the operations corresponding to the voice commands are executed in an optimized manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2020
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Seong Soo Yae
  • Patent number: 11044325
    Abstract: A context-based action determination system includes: a first terminal device; a server device communicably connected with the first terminal device and configured to receive a service provision request from the first terminal device; and a second terminal device, different from the first terminal device, communicably connected with the server device and configured to transmit context information to the server device. The server device determines whether a service associated with the service provision request is providable to the first terminal device in response to the service provision request based on the context information received from the second terminal device, and the server device provides the service to the first terminal device when the server device determines that the service is providable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Seong Soo Yae, Sung Soo Park
  • Publication number: 20200355514
    Abstract: A system and a method for supporting an autonomous vehicle are provided. The system may include a communicator configured to receive a driving route transmitted from a vehicle and a processor configured to extract a service section included in the driving route and to provide the vehicle with customized autonomous driving software for each service section of a plurality of service sections.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Seong Soo YAE
  • Patent number: 10694351
    Abstract: A method for resolving a Bluetooth compatibility problem is disclosed includes: Bluetooth-connecting with a user device during power supply; generating a packet including vehicle error information for identification of a type of error detected during Bluetooth communication with the user device and vehicle device information for identification of the vehicle Bluetooth device, upon detecting the error during the Bluetooth communication with the user device; transmitting the packet to a compatibility management server or the user device; receiving a software or firmware version to be updated based on the vehicle error information and the vehicle device information from the compatibility management server; and installing the software or firmware version.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventor: Seong Soo Yae
  • Patent number: 10572272
    Abstract: An audio-video-navigation (AVN) system for vehicles includes: a communication unit connected with a service or device; a memory storing at least one of first operation parameters or at least one of second operation parameters corresponding to a connected service or device; and a controller determining whether a normal operation is performed with the at least one loaded operation parameter and changing the at least one loaded parameter based on whether a normal operation is performed with the at least one loaded operation parameter. The controller performs a control operation to store at least one part of adaptively changeable predetermined parameters as the at least one of second operation parameters based on whether a normal operation is performed with the at least one loaded operation parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventor: Seong Soo Yae
  • Patent number: 10573308
    Abstract: A context-based operation determination apparatus includes a context information obtainer configured to obtain context information; a context awareness database constructed using data related to a previously performed action; a processor configured to determine a recommendation index that corresponds to a recommended operation and the recommended operation using the context information, and data obtained from the context awareness database; and a selection history database constructed using the final operation, the recommendation index, and an actual operation in a state where the final operation is presented, where the processor verifies the recommended operation using the selection history database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Sung Soo Park, Seong Soo Yae
  • Patent number: 10565991
    Abstract: A vehicular voice recognition system for inferring an intention of a user includes: a storage storing an instruction use history, service use pattern information, and a service preferring item; a controller receiving an input instruction of the user and performing at least one of: a first inference operation of determining a service domain among a plurality of service domains corresponding to the input instruction and providing a service in the determined service domain, a second inference operation of providing a service based on the stored instruction use history, a third inference operation of providing a service based on the stored service use pattern information, and a fourth inference operation of providing a service based on the stored service preferring item; and an output unit provided in a vehicle outputting contents of the provided service using at least one of audio and images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventor: Seong Soo Yae
  • Patent number: 10542401
    Abstract: Disclosed are a vehicle capable of changing an audio output mode according to audio streamed from a smart device connected thereto and a control method therefor. A method of changing an audio output mode in a vehicle Audio Video Navigation (AVN) system include setting a steaming channel through wireless connection to a smart device and the AVN system, determining whether navigation announcement voice is detected from streaming data received through the streaming channel, and if the navigation announcement voice is detected, changing the audio output mode from a mode in which the navigation announcement voice is not output through a vehicle speaker to a streaming mode in which the navigation announcement voice is output through the vehicle speaker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventor: Seong Soo Yae
  • Patent number: 10407027
    Abstract: A vehicle key includes: a voice input configured to receive a voice command of a user; and the key controller configured to determine at least one of a service type and information indicating whether the vehicle key is disposed in a key groove of a vehicle, and to process at least one of a voice recognition result acquired from the user voice command and a control command corresponding to the voice recognition result on the basis of a result of determination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Seong Soo Yae
  • Patent number: 10320910
    Abstract: A method for controlling an electric device in a vehicle includes: establishing communication with a first mobile device previously recognized by the vehicle; collecting first pattern information from the vehicle; comparing the first pattern information with second pattern information stored in the first mobile device; and discovering a second mobile device based on the comparison of the first pattern information with the second pattern information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Seong Soo Yae, Soon Kwon Paik