Patents by Inventor Seung Kyu Kang

Seung Kyu Kang 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: 20240054916
    Abstract: Disclosed is a test dummy including: a dummy body, a reservoir fixed to the dummy body and having an internal space for storing a fluid, a tube unit having a flow path through which the fluid stored in the reservoir circulates, and a heating unit configured to heat the fluid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2022
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Seung Kyu Kang
  • Patent number: 11840192
    Abstract: A panoramic window safety system applied to a vehicle moves a piston in a piston movement space of a piston carriage by a gas pressure of an inflator located on the bottom portion of a panoramic window space, and switches a wire that forms a side bending arrangement in the panoramic window space into an intermediate linear arrangement by a forward movement of the piston to be stood perpendicular to the panoramic window space to support an airbag covering the panoramic window space, preventing the risk of a passenger leaving when a panoramic window having the size at which the upper body of a passenger is exposed is damaged to meet the North American regulations that prescribe preventing the passenger from leaving.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventor: Seung-Kyu Kang
  • Patent number: 11833992
    Abstract: An embodiment occupant restraining apparatus includes a base to be fastened to a body of a vehicle, a support having a first end hinge-connected to the base and a second end configured to support a deployed airbag, and a bellows configured to be expanded by gas to pivot the support. During deployment of the airbag, the bellows is configured to receive the gas in concert with the deployment of the airbag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventor: Seung-Kyu Kang
  • Patent number: 11746574
    Abstract: A locking mechanism for pillarless doors includes a first body mounted on a first side door and having a first cavity, a second body mounted on a second side door and having a second cavity opposite the first cavity, a locking member configured to be movably received between the first cavity of the first body and the second cavity of the second body, and a gas generator including a squib and an inflator chamber containing a gas generant configured to be burned by ignition of the squib, wherein the inflator chamber is separated from the first cavity by a burst membrane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventor: Seung Kyu Kang
  • Patent number: 11745692
    Abstract: A curtain airbag apparatus for a vehicle is configured to connect a curtain airbag cushion to a vehicle body by a cushion restriction device including a tether carriage and a cushion tether to reinforce a restriction force of the deployed curtain airbag cushion, and to reinforce restriction on movement of an occupant during a side collision by use of the curtain airbag cushion having the reinforced restriction force to prevent the occupant from being thrown through a vehicle side window during a side collision even when a panorama window is used as the side window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Seung Kyu Kang, Jae Deok Byeon, Eun Mook Park
  • Publication number: 20230211748
    Abstract: An embodiment occupant restraining apparatus includes a base to be fastened to a body of a vehicle, a support having a first end hinge-connected to the base and a second end configured to support a deployed airbag, and a bellows configured to be expanded by gas to pivot the support. During deployment of the airbag, the bellows is configured to receive the gas in concert with the deployment of the airbag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2022
    Publication date: July 6, 2023
    Inventor: Seung-Kyu Kang
  • Patent number: 11618403
    Abstract: A seat cushion airbag for a vehicle includes an airbag cushion that is formed with a center part installed in a center of or around a front part of a seat cushion of a vehicle and is located between legs of a passenger when being deployed. An extension part extends on both sides of the center part and is located above the legs of the passenger and an inflator is connected to the airbag cushion and provides an expansion force to the airbag cushion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Seung Kyu Kang, Sung Ung Ryu, Seoung Hyun Lee, Han Jo Jeong, Myeong Hwan Kim, Dae Hyun Choi
  • Publication number: 20230063413
    Abstract: A panoramic window safety system applied to a vehicle moves a piston in a piston movement space of a piston carriage by a gas pressure of an inflator located on the bottom portion of a panoramic window space, and switches a wire that forms a side bending arrangement in the panoramic window space into an intermediate linear arrangement by a forward movement of the piston to be stood perpendicular to the panoramic window space to support an airbag covering the panoramic window space, preventing the risk of a passenger leaving when a panoramic window having the size at which the upper body of a passenger is exposed is damaged to meet the North American regulations that prescribe preventing the passenger from leaving.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2022
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventor: Seung-Kyu KANG
  • Publication number: 20230021237
    Abstract: A curtain airbag apparatus for a vehicle is configured to connect a curtain airbag cushion to a vehicle body by a cushion restriction device including a tether carriage and a cushion tether to reinforce a restriction force of the deployed curtain airbag cushion, and to reinforce restriction on movement of an occupant during a side collision by use of the curtain airbag cushion having the reinforced restriction force to prevent the occupant from being thrown through a vehicle side window during a side collision even when a panorama window is used as the side window.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Seung Kyu KANG, Jae Deok BYEON, Eun Mook PARK
  • Patent number: 11554861
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a downwash blocking apparatus of air mobility configured such that multi-stage guide shells configured for blocking downwash and guiding the downwash to a discharge portion of a vertiport are mounted to a rotor guide of a flying vehicle for air urban mobility to be movable upwards and downwards, whereby it is possible to prevent the downwash from affecting passengers at the time of boarding and deboarding, and therefore it is possible to solve passenger inconvenience at the time of boarding and deboarding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
    Inventors: Seung Kyu Kang, Chae Uk Min, Seung Hee Yu, Dae Hyun Choi, Seoung Hyun Lee
  • Publication number: 20220410832
    Abstract: A device for restraining a passenger in a relaxed position for a vehicle seat and a method for controlling the device are configured such that when a seated passenger in an autonomous vehicle enters a relaxed mode, and thus is seated in a relaxed posture in the vehicle seat, and when a vehicle speed is greater than or equal to a predetermined speed, the device automatically operates such that legs of the seated passenger can be restrained, thereby effectively protecting the passenger in the relaxed position if an accident occurs. The device includes a rod member coupled to a seat cushion and configured to have a variable length; and a support foam connected to one end of the rod member and positioned in front of the seated passenger to restrain the legs of the seated passenger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Inventor: Seung Kyu Kang
  • Publication number: 20220289132
    Abstract: A seat cushion airbag for a vehicle includes an airbag cushion that is formed with a center part installed in a center of or around a front part of a seat cushion of a vehicle and is located between legs of a passenger when being deployed. An extension part extends on both sides of the center part and is located above the legs of the passenger and an inflator is connected to the airbag cushion and provides an expansion force to the airbag cushion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2021
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: Seung Kyu Kang, Sung Ung Ryu, Seoung Hyun Lee, Han Jo Jeong, Myeong Hwan Kim, Dae Hyun Choi
  • Patent number: 11400879
    Abstract: An airbag support device for a vehicle swivel seat includes: a support frame disposed on a lateral side of a seat back frame; a side airbag disposed on a rear plate of the support frame; a plurality of support bars disposed in an extendable manner on a lateral plate of the support frame; an extension drive bar configured to extend such that the extension drive bar connects the plurality of support bars to each other while extending; and a support bar extension drive assembly, connected to the rear plate of the support frame and the extension drive bar, wherein the support bar extension drive assembly is configured to push the extension drive bar inward and outward and at the same time to extend the support bar when the side airbag is inflated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventor: Seung Kyu Kang
  • Publication number: 20220235011
    Abstract: Provided is a phthalazinone compound, or a racemate, steroisomer or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; a pharmaceutical composition for the prevention or treatment of Sirt6-associated diseases, including as an active ingredient, a phthalazinone compound, or a racemate, steroisomer or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; and a method for treating Sirt6-associated diseases including administering a phthalazinone compound, or a racemate, steroisomer or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof to a subject in need.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicants: ST PHARM CO., LTD., KOREA RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Kyungjin KIM, Kwangrok KIM, Uk-Il KIM, Hyung Tae BANG, Seul Ki LEE, Kwan-Young JEONG, Seung Kyu KANG, Heejung JUNG, Sang Dal RHEE, Won Hoon JUNG, Jun Mi LEE
  • Publication number: 20220153406
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a downwash blocking apparatus of air mobility configured such that multi-stage guide shells configured for blocking downwash and guiding the downwash to a discharge portion of a vertiport are mounted to a rotor guide of a flying vehicle for air urban mobility to be movable upwards and downwards, whereby it is possible to prevent the downwash from affecting passengers at the time of boarding and deboarding, and therefore it is possible to solve passenger inconvenience at the time of boarding and deboarding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2021
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seung Kyu Kang, Chae Uk Min, Seung Hee Yu, Dae Hyun Choi, Seoung Hyun Lee
  • Patent number: 11325507
    Abstract: A tether anchorage device for a swivel seat of a vehicle is provided. The device is configured such that an anchor including a horizontal bar and a vertical bar is mounted on a rear surface of the swivel seat, and a tether belt for fixing a baby seat is anchored to the anchor while being bound in a vertical direction as well as a horizontal direction of the swivel seat, so that the baby seat may be securely fixed to the swivel seat regardless of a rotating position of the swivel seat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seung Kyu Kang, Dae Hyun Choi, Myeong Hwan Kim
  • Patent number: 11318905
    Abstract: A side airbag apparatus includes: an airbag cushion having a rear end configured to be secured to a side surface of a seat and a front end configured to move forwards while the airbag cushion is deployed forwards when gas is injected into the airbag cushion; at least one support tether having a first side coupled to a side surface of the seat to be rotatable about a rotating shaft extending in a direction parallel to a side of the seat, and extending in a longitudinal direction; and at least one outer tether having a first end coupled to a second side of the support tether, and a second end extending in the longitudinal direction and coupled to the front end of the airbag cushion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Seung Kyu Kang
  • Patent number: 11299116
    Abstract: A variable back beam and a method of allowing an inflator to vary the variable back beam in case of collision. The variable back beam includes a main beam connected to a front end module carrier, an inner beam inserted into each of both sides of the main beam, and an operation member operable to move the inner beam in a vehicle-width direction at the time of left front or right front collision of the vehicle. Since the back beam is extended in length at the time of collision, the impact area or shock absorption area of the back beam can be increased, the impact on the back beam, a crush box, and a collision object can be reduced, and particularly, it is possible to reduce the crush length of the left or right end of the back beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seung-Kyu Kang, Dae-Hyun Choi, Sung-Ung Ryu
  • Publication number: 20220073025
    Abstract: An airbag support device for a vehicle swivel seat includes: a support frame disposed on a lateral side of a seat back frame; a side airbag disposed on a rear plate of the support frame; a plurality of support bars disposed in an extendable manner on a lateral plate of the support frame; an extension drive bar configured to extend such that the extension drive bar connects the plurality of support bars to each other while extending; and a support bar extension drive assembly, connected to the rear plate of the support frame and the extension drive bar, wherein the support bar extension drive assembly is configured to push the extension drive bar inward and outward and at the same time to extend the support bar when the side airbag is inflated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Inventor: Seung Kyu Kang
  • Patent number: 11267434
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an airbag, and discloses an airbag support device and a control method thereof. The airbag support device includes an airbag cushion embedded in a side surface of a seatback and configured to be inflated and deployed forward from the seatback; a pop-up tether having one end connected to the seatback, and configured to be deployed in a direction in which the airbag cushion is deployed and to penetrate the airbag cushion; and a pop-up tether module provided on a side surface of a seat cushion, having the other end of the pop-up tether connected to an end of a tether pole, and configured so that the pop-up tether between the seatback and the tether pole is pulled while the airbag cushion is deployed to support the airbag cushion by the pop-up tether in a portion penetrating the airbag cushion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seung Kyu Kang, Jong Hun Choi