Patents by Inventor Seung Taek SHIN

Seung Taek SHIN 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: 20210199917
    Abstract: The present embodiment of the present invention relates to a lens driving device, comprising: a housing; a bobbin disposed in the housing; a first coil disposed on the bobbin; a magnet which is disposed on the housing and faces the first coil; a base disposed under the housing; a substrate which is disposed on an upper surface of the base and comprises a circuit member including a second coil facing the magnet; an upper elastic member disposed on an upper portion of the bobbin and coupled to the bobbin and the housing; a support member coupled to the upper elastic member; and a terminal member elastically connecting the support member with the substrate, wherein the terminal member comprises; a first connector coupled to the substrate; and a second connector coupled to the support member; and wherein the second connector is disposed at a position lower than the first connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Tae Jin JUNG, Seung Taek SHIN, Kap Jin LEE, Jin Suk HAN, Sang Jun MIN
  • Publication number: 20210173174
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing comprising a plurality of protrusions arranged on the upper surface thereof; a magnet arranged on a side portion of the housing; a bobbin having a first coil arranged on the outer peripheral surface thereof, the bobbin being configured to move by means of an interaction between the magnet and the first coil; an upper elastic member coupled to the bobbin and to the housing; and a sensing coil arranged on the side portion of the housing between the protrusions and the magnet, the sensing coil being configured to generate an induction voltage by means of an interaction with the first coil, wherein at least a part of the upper elastic member is arranged on the upper surface of the housing between the protrusions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2021
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Inventors: Seung Taek Shin, Jin Suk Han
  • Publication number: 20210141188
    Abstract: A lens driving device is provided which includes a housing supporting a magnet; a bobbin having a first coil disposed on the outer peripheral surface thereof and moved by an interaction between the magnet and the first coil; an upper elastic member and a lower elastic member coupled to the bobbin and the housing; and a sensing coil disposed at the housing to be spaced apart from the magnet and generating an induced voltage by an interaction with the first coil, the sensing coil being wound around a side part of the housing so as to rotate in a clockwise direction or in a counterclockwise direction with reference to an optical axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2021
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventor: Seung Taek SHIN
  • Publication number: 20210141189
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing; a bobbin, disposed in the housing, for mounting a lens; a first coil arranged on an outer circumferential surface of the bobbin; a magnet arranged in the housing; a second coil arranged in the housing; and a magnetic member, which is attached to the second coil and increases the strength of an induction voltage induced to the second coil by means of an interaction according to a movement of the first coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: Kap Jin Lee, Sang Ok Park, Seung Taek Shin
  • Patent number: 10983303
    Abstract: The present embodiment of the present invention relates to a lens driving device, comprising: a housing; a bobbin disposed in the housing; a first coil disposed on the bobbin; a magnet which is disposed on the housing and faces the first coil; a base disposed under the housing; a substrate which is disposed on an upper surface of the base and comprises a circuit member including a second coil facing the magnet; an upper elastic member disposed on an upper portion of the bobbin and coupled to the bobbin and the housing; a support member coupled to the upper elastic member; and a terminal member elastically connecting the support member with the substrate, wherein the terminal member comprises; a first connector coupled to the substrate; and a second connector coupled to the support member; and wherein the second connector is disposed at a position lower than the first connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tae Jin Jung, Seung Taek Shin, Kap Jin Lee, Jin Suk Han, Sang Jun Min
  • Patent number: 10935752
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing; a bobbin, disposed in the housing, for mounting a lens; a first coil arranged on an outer circumferential surface of the bobbin; a magnet arranged in the housing; a second coil arranged in the housing; and a magnetic member, which is attached to the second coil and increases the strength of an induction voltage induced to the second coil by means of an interaction according to a movement of the first coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kap Jin Lee, Sang Ok Park, Seung Taek Shin
  • Patent number: 10935751
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing comprising a plurality of protrusions arranged on the upper surface thereof; a magnet arranged on a side portion of the housing; a bobbin having a first coil arranged on the outer peripheral surface thereof, the bobbin being configured to move by means of an interaction between the magnet and the first coil; an upper elastic member coupled to the bobbin and to the housing; and a sensing coil arranged on the side portion of the housing between the protrusions and the magnet, the sensing coil being configured to generate an induction voltage by means of an interaction with the first coil, wherein at least a part of the upper elastic member is arranged on the upper surface of the housing between the protrusions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Taek Shin, Jin Suk Han
  • Publication number: 20210055628
    Abstract: One embodiment of a lens driving device comprises: a housing supporting a first magnet; a bobbin provided on the inside of the first magnet, provided with a first coil on an outer peripheral surface thereof, and moving within the housing; a base disposed at the bottom of the bobbin; an upper elastic member provided at the top of the bobbin; and a supporting member disposed on a side surface of the housing, and having the bottom thereof coupled to the base, wherein a portion of the top of the supporting member may be coupled to the upper elastic member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Seung Taek SHIN, Jin Suk HAN, Tae Bong PARK
  • Patent number: 10928607
    Abstract: A lens driving device is provided which includes a housing supporting a magnet; a bobbin having a first coil disposed on the outer peripheral surface thereof and moved by an interaction between the magnet and the first coil; an upper elastic member and a lower elastic member coupled to the bobbin and the housing; and a sensing coil disposed at the housing to be spaced apart from the magnet and generating an induced voltage by an interaction with the first coil, the sensing coil being wound around a side part of the housing so as to rotate in a clockwise direction or in a counterclockwise direction with reference to an optical axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Seung Taek Shin
  • Publication number: 20210026100
    Abstract: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention relates to a lens driving device, comprising: a base including a support part upwardly protruded; a movable unit spaced from the base and movably disposed at an upper side of the base; and a damper contacted with the support part and the movable unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Seung Taek SHIN, Jin Suk HAN, Tae Bong PARK
  • Patent number: 10859890
    Abstract: One embodiment of a lens driving device comprises: a housing supporting a first magnet; a bobbin provided on the inside of the first magnet, provided with a first coil on an outer peripheral surface thereof, and moving within the housing; a base disposed at the bottom of the bobbin; an upper elastic member provided at the top of the bobbin; and a supporting member disposed on a side surface of the housing, and having the bottom thereof coupled to the base, wherein a portion of the top of the supporting member may be coupled to the upper elastic member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Taek Shin, Jin Suk Han, Tae Bong Park
  • Patent number: 10845566
    Abstract: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention relates to a lens driving device, comprising: a base including a support part upwardly protruded; a movable unit spaced from the base and movably disposed at an upper side of the base; and a damper contacted with the support part and the movable unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Taek Shin, Jin Suk Han, Tae Bong Park
  • Patent number: 10845567
    Abstract: A lens driving device is provided, the lens driving device including a housing including a through hole; a bobbin accommodated at the through hole; a magnet disposed on the housing; a first coil disposed on the bobbin and facing the magnet; a first support member coupled to the housing and the bobbin, and movably supporting the bobbin in a direction of an optical axis; a protrusion part outwardly protruded from an outer lateral surface of the bobbin; and a groove part on the housing at a position corresponding with the protrusion part and accommodating at least a portion of the protrusion part, wherein an outer lateral surface of the protrusion part includes a first surface, a second surface and a third surface disposed between the first surface and the second surface, wherein each of the first surface, the second surface and the third surface is parallel with an inner lateral surface of the groove part, and wherein an angle between the first surface and the third surface, and an angle between the second surf
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seung Taek Shin, Jin Suk Han
  • Publication number: 20200348532
    Abstract: One embodiment includes: a housing; a bobbin arranged in the housing so as to mount a lens therein; a magnet arranged in the housing; a first coil, which is arranged in the bobbin and moves in the optical axial direction according to an interaction with the magnet; an elastic member coupled with the bobbin and the housing; a second coil to which a first drive signal is applied, and moving the housing in a direction perpendicular to the optical axial direction according to the interaction with the magnet; a location sensor for sensing the strength of the magnetic field of the magnet according to the movement of the housing; and a third coil to which a second drive signal is applied, and is arranged in correspondence with the location sensor, wherein a first magnetic field, of the second coil, which is generated by the first drive signal, and a second magnetic field, of the third coil, which is generated by the second drive signal, are generated in directions offsetting each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tae Bong PARK, Jun Taek LEE, Kyoung Ho YOO, Seung Taek SHIN, Jin Suk HAN
  • Publication number: 20200292781
    Abstract: The present embodiments relates to a lens driving device comprising: a housing; a bobbin disposed in the housing; a coil disposed on the bobbin; a first magnet which is disposed on the housing and faces the coil; a second magnet disposed on the bobbin; and a sensor which is disposed on the housing and faces the second sensor, wherein the sensor comprises an upper surface, a lower surface disposed opposite the upper surface, an inner surface facing the second magnet, an outer surface disposed opposite the inner surface, and both lateral surfaces connecting the inner surface with the outer surface, the upper surface and the lower surface of the sensor are fixed to the housing, and one of the side surfaces of the sensor is opened.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jung Cheol KIM, Jin Suk HAN, Sang Ok PARK, Tae Bong PARK, Seung Taek SHIN
  • Patent number: 10747015
    Abstract: One embodiment comprises: a housing; a bobbin arranged in the housing so as to mount a lens therein; a magnet arranged in the housing; a first coil, which is arranged in the bobbin and moves in the optical axial direction according to an interaction with the magnet; an elastic member coupled with the bobbin and the housing; a second coil to which a first drive signal is applied, and moving the housing in a direction perpendicular to the optical axial direction according to the interaction with the magnet; a location sensor for sensing the strength of the magnetic field of the magnet according to the movement of the housing; and a third coil to which a second drive signal is applied, and is arranged in correspondence with the location sensor, wherein a first magnetic field, of the second coil, which is generated by the first drive signal, and a second magnetic field, of the third coil, which is generated by the second drive signal, are generated in directions offsetting each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae Bong Park, Jun Taek Lee, Kyoung Ho Yoo, Seung Taek Shin, Jin Suk Han
  • Publication number: 20200218032
    Abstract: A lens moving apparatus, including a bobbin; a first coil mounted at an outer circumference of the bobbin; a first magnet moving the bobbin in a first direction parallel to an optical axis by interaction with the first coil; a housing supporting the first magnet; an upper elastic member disposed at a top surface of the bobbin and at a top surface of the housing; a lower elastic member disposed at a bottom surface of the bobbin and at a bottom surface of the housing; and first and second winding protrusions disposed with being opposite to each other, the first coil being wound on the first and second winding protrusions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae Hong CHO, Seung Taek SHIN, In Jae YEO, Jin Suk HAN
  • Patent number: 10656375
    Abstract: The present embodiments relates to a lens driving device comprising: a housing; a bobbin disposed in the housing; a coil disposed on the bobbin; a first magnet which is disposed on the housing and faces the coil; a second magnet disposed on the bobbin; and a sensor which is disposed on the housing and faces the second sensor, wherein the sensor comprises an upper surface, a lower surface disposed opposite the upper surface, an inner surface facing the second magnet, an outer surface disposed opposite the inner surface, and both lateral surfaces connecting the inner surface with the outer surface, the upper surface and the lower surface of the sensor are fixed to the housing, and one of the side surfaces of the sensor is opened.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Cheol Kim, Jin Suk Han, Sang Ok Park, Tae Bong Park, Seung Taek Shin
  • Patent number: 10620396
    Abstract: A lens moving apparatus, including a bobbin; a first coil mounted at an outer circumference of the bobbin; a first magnet moving the bobbin in a first direction parallel to an optical axis by interaction with the first coil; a housing supporting the first magnet; an upper elastic member disposed at a top surface of the bobbin and at a top surface of the housing; a lower elastic member disposed at a bottom surface of the bobbin and at a bottom surface of the housing; and first and second winding protrusions disposed with being opposite to each other, the first coil being wound on the first and second winding protrusions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Hong Cho, Seung Taek Shin, In Jae Yeo, Jin Suk Han
  • Publication number: 20200049939
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises: a housing; a bobbin, disposed in the housing, for mounting a lens; a first coil arranged on an outer circumferential surface of the bobbin; a magnet arranged in the housing; a second coil arranged in the housing; and a magnetic member, which is attached to the second coil and increases the strength of an induction voltage induced to the second coil by means of an interaction according to a movement of the first coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Kap Jin Lee, Sang Ok Park, Seung Taek Shin