Patents by Inventor Seung-Woo Hong

Seung-Woo Hong 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: 10412349
    Abstract: Provided is an image sensor including a pixel array which provides a plurality of pixels arranged in rows and columns. The plurality of pixels include: a plurality of image sensing pixels each including a plurality of image sensing sub pixels that include the same color filter; and a plurality of phase detection pixels each including at least one phase detection sub pixel which generates a phase signal for calculating a phase difference between images, wherein the plurality of image sensing sub pixels included in the same image sensing pixel are connected to one selection signal line and receive the same selection signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min-ji Hwang, Seung-jin Lee, Young-woo Lee, Seok-yong Hong
  • Patent number: 10403293
    Abstract: Provided is an encoding apparatus for integrally encoding and decoding a speech signal and a audio signal, and may include: an input signal analyzer to analyze a characteristic of an input signal; a stereo encoder to down mix the input signal to a mono signal when the input signal is a stereo signal, and to extract stereo sound image information; a frequency band expander to expand a frequency band of the input signal; a sampling rate converter to convert a sampling rate; a speech signal encoder to encode the input signal using a speech encoding module when the input signal is a speech characteristics signal; a audio signal encoder to encode the input signal using a audio encoding module when the input signal is a audio characteristic signal; and a bitstream generator to generate a bitstream.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, KWANGWOON UNIVERITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Tae Jin Lee, Seung-Kwon Baek, Min Je Kim, Dae Young Jang, Jeongil Seo, Kyeongok Kang, Jin-Woo Hong, Hochong Park, Young-Cheol Park
  • Patent number: 10393013
    Abstract: Disclosed are a coating layer including pores for thermal insulation and a method of preparing the same. As such, the coating layer may secure low thermal conductivity, low volume heat capacity and improved durability, such that the coating layer can be applied to an internal combustion engine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Woong Pyo Hong, In Woong Lyo, Hong Kil Baek, Su Jung Noh, Seung Jeong Oh, Seung Woo Lee, Bokyung Kim
  • Publication number: 20190257021
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a clothes treatment apparatus. The clothes treatment apparatus includes a drum configured to accommodate clothes, an inputter configured to receive one of a plurality of programs and configured to receive a start command, a storage configured to store information on a setting time corresponding to a weight of clothes for each program and configured to store information on a default time for each program previously executed, in the form of tables, a processor configured to detect a weight of clothes when any one program is received and a start command is received, configured to identify a setting time corresponding to the detected weight of clothes and the received program, configured to control the execution of the received program based on the identified setting time, and configured to store an operation time, which is taken until the completion of the received program, as a default time, and a display configured to display a remaining time during the execution of the received program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Hyun Jin AHN, Joon Ho LEE, Dong Bin CHO, Seung Woo HONG, Bo Bin KIM, Hae Yoon PARK, Dong Min LEE, Kyoung Ae LIM
  • Publication number: 20190261004
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image encoding and decoding technique, and more particularly, to an image encoder and decoder using unidirectional prediction. The image encoder includes a dividing unit to divide a macro block into a plurality of sub-blocks, a unidirectional application determining unit to determine whether an identical prediction mode is applied to each of the plurality of sub-blocks, and a prediction mode determining unit to determine a prediction mode with respect to each of the plurality of sub-blocks based on a determined result of the unidirectional application determining unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Hae Chul CHOI, Se Yoon JEONG, Sung-Chang LIM, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woo HONG, Dong Gyu SIM, Seoung-Jun OH, Chang-Beom AHN, Gwang Hoon PARK, Seung Ryong KOOK, Sea-Nae PARK, Kwang-Su JEONG
  • Publication number: 20190259825
    Abstract: The present inventive concept relates to a display device. A display device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present inventive concept include: a base layer including a plurality of islands in which a pixel is disposed, a plurality of bridges disposed around each of the plurality of islands, a plurality of first wires disposed in a bridge of the plurality of bridges connected to the pixel is disposed; an inorganic insulating layer disposed on the base layer and having an opening exposing a portion of the bridge; and an organic material layer covering the opening, wherein adjacent islands of the plurality of islands are connected to each other through at least the bridge of the plurality of bridges, and the plurality of first wires are disposed on the organic material layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Jong Ho HONG, Gun Mo KIM, Jae Min SHIN, Hye Jin JOO, Min Woo KIM, Seung Bae KANG
  • Patent number: 10374286
    Abstract: An electronic device comprising: a housing; a wireless communication transceiver provided within the housing; an antenna radiator provided within the housing; and a cover arranged to cover at least a portion of the antenna radiator and form at least a portion of a surface of the housing, wherein the cover includes a conductive material, and the cover is at least partially detachable from the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung-Sik Park, Yeon-Woo Kim, Woo-Sup Lee, Seung-Gil Jeon, Ju-Seok Noh, Jae-Bong Chun, Hyun-Ju Hong
  • Publication number: 20190215633
    Abstract: The present research relates to controlling rendering of multi-object or multi-channel audio signals. The present research provides a method and apparatus for controlling rendering of multi-object or multi-channel audio signals based on spatial cues in a process of decoding the multi-object or multi-channel audio signals. To achieve the purpose, the method suggested in the research controls rendering in a spatial cue domain in the process of decoding the multi-object or multi-channel audio signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Seung-Kwon BEACK, Jeong-Il SEO, Dae-Young JANG, Tae-Jin LEE, Yong-Ju LEE, Jin-Woo HONG, Jin-Woong KIM
  • Patent number: 10329650
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a high manganese steel including: 0.5 to 1.2 wt % of carbon (C), 0.1 to 2.3 wt % of silicon (Si), 15 to 30 wt % of manganese (Mn), 7.0 to 13.0 wt % of aluminum (Al), 0.01 to 3.0 wt % of nickel (Ni), 0.01 to 0.5 wt % of chromium (Cr), 0.01 to 0.4 wt % of molybdenum (Mo), 0.01 to 0.5 wt % of vanadium (V), 0.005 to 0.3 wt % of niobium (Nb), 0.005 to 0.3 wt % of titanium (Ti), and remainder iron (Fe) and other inevitable impurities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Hyundai Motor Company
    Inventors: Sung Chul Cha, Seong Guk Son, Seung Hyun Hong, Soon Woo Kwon
  • Patent number: 10321137
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image encoding and decoding technique, and more particularly, to an image encoder and decoder using unidirectional prediction. The image encoder includes a dividing unit to divide a macro block into a plurality of sub-blocks, a unidirectional application determining unit to determine whether an identical prediction mode is applied to each of the plurality of sub-blocks, and a prediction mode determining unit to determine a prediction mode with respect to each of the plurality of sub-blocks based on a determined result of the unidirectional application determining unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignees: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, KWANGWOON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY-ACADEMIC COLLABORATION FOUNDATION, UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY COOPERATION GROUP OF KYUNG HEE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hae Chul Choi, Se Yoon Jeong, Sung-Chang Lim, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woo Hong, Dong Gyu Sim, Seoung-Jun Oh, Chang-Beom Ahn, Gwang Hoon Park, Seung Ryong Kook, Sea-Nae Park, Kwang-Su Jeong
  • Publication number: 20190140484
    Abstract: A wireless power transmitter includes: a power supply configured to supply a driving power; a first power transmitter including first bridge switching elements forming a first bridge circuit, and configured to receive the driving power to transmit a first power, wherein a magnitude of a first input voltage applied to the first bridge circuit is determined by a duty of at least one of the first bridge switching elements; a second power transmitter including second bridge switching elements forming a second bridge circuit, and configured to receive the driving power to transmit a second power, wherein a magnitude of a second input voltage applied to the second bridge circuit is determined by a duty of at least one of the second bridge switching elements; and a controller configured to output first and second power transmitting control signals respectively controlling the first bridge switching elements and the second bridge switching elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Won PARK, Eun Young SHIN, Byoung Woo RYU, Hyo Young KIM, Yun Ki HONG, Young Seung ROH
  • Publication number: 20190127802
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a new biomarker for predicting susceptibility to an EGFR-targeted agent and a use thereof, and more particularly, provides a biomarker for predicting susceptibility to an EGFR (Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor)-targeted agent, comprising a RON (Recepteur d'Origine Nantais) gene; a composition for predicting susceptibility to the EGFR-targeted agent, comprising an agent which measures a gene expression level of the biomarker; or an expression or activity level of a protein thereof; a composition for enhancing the susceptibility to the EGFR-targeted agent, comprising an inhibitor of the expression of the gene or the expression or activity of the protein of the gene as active ingredients; a kit for predicting the susceptibility to the EGFR-targeted agent, comprising the composition; and a method for predicting the susceptibility to the EGFR-targeted agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2015
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Inventors: Tae Won Kim, Dong Hoon Jin, Seung Woo Hong, Jai Hee Moon, Jae Sik Shin, Seung Mi Kim, Dae Hee Lee, Eun Young Lee, Seul Lee, Yong Sang Hong
  • Publication number: 20180327851
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for determining sensitivity to a simultaneous inhibitor against poly ADP ribose polymerase (PARP) and Tankyrase. According to the present invention, a colorectal treatment effect can be maximized by sorting patients having sensitivity to the simultaneous inhibitor against PARP and Tankyrase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Dong Hoon Jin, Seung Woo Hong, Jai Hee Moon, Jae Sik Shin, Seung Mi Kim, Dae Hee Lee, Eun Young Lee, Jung Shin Lee, Bong Choel Kim
  • Publication number: 20180180616
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a biomarker for predicting the sensitivity to a protein kinase inhibitor and a use thereof. The present disclosure provides a marker, a composition, and a kit for predicting the sensitivity to a protein kinase inhibitor, and a prediction method thereof. According to the present disclosure, the marker has an excellent effect of predicting the sensitivity to a protein kinase inhibitor, and thus the present disclosure can be useful for cancer treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2015
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Tae Won KIM, Dong Hoon JIN, Seung Woo HONG, Jai Hee MOON, Jae Sik SHIN, Ha Reum LEE, Eun Kyoung CHOI, Seung Mi KIM, Soo A JUNG,, Seung Hee HA, Ha Na JUNG, Dae Hee LEE, Seang Hwan JUNG, Jung Shin LEE, Eun Kyung CHOI, Jae Lyun LEE, Yong Sang HONG, Kyu Pyo KIM, Jeong Eun KIM, Seong Joon PARK, Bong Choel KIM
  • Patent number: 9888534
    Abstract: A trigger circuit includes an off-time controller configured to receive a sensing voltage by sensing a driving current and to compare the sensing voltage to first and second certain voltages that are close to a zero voltage value and symmetrical to the zero voltage value to control a turn-off time of a driving switch in order for the sensing voltage to correspond to the zero voltage value at the turn-on time point of the driving switch and a switching controller configured to provide a switching control signal for turning on the driving switch at the turn-on time point of the driving switch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: Magnachip Semiconductor, Ltd.
    Inventor: Seung Woo Hong
  • Patent number: 9825537
    Abstract: A Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) controlling apparatus includes a valley detector configured to detect a valley of an auxiliary winding voltage of a flyback converter, an output voltage controller configured to output a first PWM control signal by performing averaging and sampling of the auxiliary winding voltage, an output current controller configured to output a second PWM control signal by performing an average current mode method on a current signal (CS) voltage, a latch configured to output a gate control signal after being supplied with the result of a logical OR operation of the first PWM control signal output by the output voltage controller and the second PWM control signal output by the output current controller, or an output signal of the valley detector, and a gate controller configured to perform a turning-on or turning-off operation of a first switch based on the gate control signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: Magnachip Semiconductor, Ltd.
    Inventor: Seung Woo Hong
  • Publication number: 20170327894
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel biomarker for predicting susceptibility to an MET inhibitor, and a use thereof, and more specifically, the present invention provides: a biomarker for predicting susceptibility to the MET inhibitor, the biomarker comprising the Immunoglobulin Superfamily member 1 (IGSF1, NM_001555.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2015
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Inventors: Dong Hoon Jin, Seung Woo Hong, Jai Hee Moon, Jae Sik Shin, Seung Mi Kim, Dae Hee Lee, Eun Young Lee, Seul Lee
  • Patent number: 9781785
    Abstract: A ballast type detecting circuit includes a ballast signal clamping circuit coupled to a ballast, wherein the ballast signal clamping unit is configured to clamp an output of the ballast, and a ballast type detection circuit configured to compare first and second reference clocks and the clamped output of the ballast to determine a type of the ballast, each of the first and second reference clocks having a frequency lower than an output frequency of a first type ballast and higher than an output frequency of a second type ballast. Thus, the ballast type detecting circuit detects a type of electronic ballast and magnetic ballast based on a digital output signal and decreases a number of outside circuit elements through a ballast type detection based on a digital output signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: Magnachip Semiconductor, Ltd.
    Inventor: Seung Woo Hong
  • Patent number: 9780650
    Abstract: A current compensation circuit includes a current compensator configured to measure a compensation time in which a sensing voltage generated by a driving current passing through a driving switching element drops below a first certain voltage in response to the driving switching element being turned on and configured to delay a turn-off point of the driving switching element from a point in which the sensing voltage reaches a second certain voltage during the measured compensation time and a switching controller configured to provide a switching control signal at a turn-off point of the delayed driving switching element. Such a current compensation circuit accurately controls an average driving current regardless of change of an input voltage and an output voltage and is able to use a peak current mode control method to operate a light emitting diode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: Magnachip Semiconductor, Ltd.
    Inventor: Seung Woo Hong
  • Patent number: 9752151
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition for treatment or metastasis suppression of cancers which includes a p34 expression inhibitor or activity inhibitor as an active ingredient. According to the present invention, the p34 protein knock-down causes monoubiquitination of PTEN and accordingly nuclear localization of PTEN is induced, as a result, an Akt pathway which is related to survival, proliferation, invasive properties and metastatic properties of tumors is inhibited, and thus there is an effect of significantly reducing clonogenic potential and tumor forming potential of various cancer cells which simultaneously express PTEN and NEDD4-1. Consequently, the p34 gene expression inhibitor or p34 protein activity inhibitor according to the present invention can be effectively used as a treatment agent or a metastasis suppression agent for cancers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignees: The Asan Foundation, University of Ulsan Foundation for Industry Cooperation
    Inventors: Tae Won Kim, Dong Hoon Jin, Seung Woo Hong, Jai Hee Moon, Jae Sik Shin, Jin Sun Kim, Kyung Ah Jung, Jung Shin Lee, Eun Kyung Choi, Jae Lyun Lee, Yong Sang Hong, Kyu Pyo Kim, Ky Youb Nam, Bong Cheol Kim