Patents by Inventor Soo Woong Kim

Soo Woong Kim 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: 20210233282
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a multi-view image decoding method including: obtaining, from a bitstream, three-dimensional geometry information indicating a three-dimensional space of a multi-view image, view independent component information indicating a view independent component, which is uniformly applied to every view, and view dependent component information indicating a view dependent component, which is differently applied according to views; determining a view dependent component for a texture map of a current view from the view dependent component information; generating the texture map of the current view from a view independent component of the view independent component information and the determined view dependent component for the current view; and reconstructing a current view image according to a three-dimensional space that is constructed according to the texture map of the current view and the three-dimensional geometry information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2020
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Soo Woong KIM, Jung Won KANG, Gun BANG, Jin Ho LEE, Ha Hyun LEE, Sung Chang LIM
  • Publication number: 20210217229
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a plenoptic cloud generation method, the method of generating a plenoptic point cloud according to one embodiment of the present invention, the method comprises, obtaining a two-dimensional (2D) image for each view and depth information obtained from a plurality of cameras, determining a method of generating a plenoptic point cloud and generating the plenoptic point cloud by applying the determined method of generating the plenoptic point cloud to at least one of the 2D image for each view or the depth information, wherein the method of generating the plenoptic point cloud includes at least one of a simultaneous generation method of the point cloud and a sequential generation method of the point cloud.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2020
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, HANDONG GLOBAL UNIVERCITY INDUSTRY- ACADEMIC COOPERATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Ha Hyun LEE, Jung Won KANG, Soo Woong KIM, Gun BANG, Jin Ho LEE, Sung Chang LIM, Sung Soo HWANG, Se Hui KANG, Ji Won MOON, Mu Hyun BACK, Jin Kyu LEE, Hyun Min HAN
  • Patent number: 9514367
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for playing contents are disclosed. The method may include: receiving an encoded content, where the content contains position information for each scene; decoding the encoded content; extracting a scene in which position information is changed, from among the scenes of the decoded content; creating a thumbnail for the extracted scene; and outputting at least one of the thumbnail and the content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: Alticast Corporation
    Inventor: Soo Woong Kim
  • Patent number: 9137586
    Abstract: A method and a media cloud server for creating content are disclosed. The method includes: recording and storing a real-time broadcast content transmitted through a broadcaster system; dividing the stored broadcast content according to a predetermined method and storing the segments; storing metadata including descriptions of the segments; and creating a user content by extracting at least one segments using the metadata and synthesizing the extracted segments in response to a request from a client device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: Alticast Corporation
    Inventor: Soo Woong Kim
  • Patent number: 8888077
    Abstract: A liquid flow distributor for positioning above one or more packing sections in a packed exchange tower includes a plurality of troughs. At least one trough in the plurality of troughs has along a side thereto a deflecting member. The deflecting member is angulated to generally follow a shape of the at least one trough. A diffuser side of the deflecting member is positioned to deposit the liquid into a discharge region. A deflector side of the deflecting member is positioned for deflecting ascending vapor away from the discharge region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: GTC Technology US LLC
    Inventors: Ian G. Buttridge, Soo Woong Kim, Gil Jong Kim, Michael J. Binkley
  • Publication number: 20140245145
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for playing contents are disclosed. The method may include: receiving an encoded content, where the content contains position information for each scene; decoding the encoded content; extracting a scene in which position information is changed, from among the scenes of the decoded content; creating a thumbnail for the extracted scene; and outputting at least one of the thumbnail and the content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: ALTICAST CORPORATION
    Inventor: Soo Woong Kim
  • Publication number: 20140189768
    Abstract: A method and a media cloud server for creating content are disclosed. The method includes: recording and storing a real-time broadcast content transmitted through a broadcaster system; dividing the stored broadcast content according to a predetermined method and storing the segments; storing metadata including descriptions of the segments; and creating a user content by extracting at least one segments using the metadata and synthesizing the extracted segments in response to a request from a client device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: ALTICAST CORPORATION
    Inventor: Soo Woong Kim
  • Patent number: 8517352
    Abstract: A liquid flow distributor for positioning above one or more packing sections in a packed exchange tower includes a plurality of troughs. At least one trough in the plurality of troughs has along a side thereto a deflecting member. The deflecting member is angulated to generally follow a shape of the at least one trough. A diffuser side of the deflecting member is positioned to deposit the liquid into a discharge region. A deflector side of the deflecting member is positioned for deflecting ascending vapor away from the discharge region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2013
    Assignee: GTC Technology US LLC
    Inventors: Ian G. Buttridge, Soo Woong Kim, Gil Jong Kim, Michael J. Binkley
  • Publication number: 20120300577
    Abstract: One aspect of the present invention relates to a mixing system for use in a chemical-process column. The mixing system includes a heavy-reactant mixing surface arranged perpendicular to a flow of reactant through the chemical-process column. The mixing system also includes an aperture formed in the heavy-reactant mixing surface. A pre-distributor is coupled to an underside of the mixing system and fluidly coupled to the aperture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2012
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Inventors: Ian G. Buttridge, Soo Woong Kim, Michael J. Birkley
  • Publication number: 20120024977
    Abstract: A separations tray assembly for use in a fluid-fluid exchange column. The separations tray assembly is of the type where a first fluid, in a continuous phase, is directed across successive trays in a serpentine flow path. A second fluid, in a dispersed phase ascends through apertures in the tray thus inducing interaction and mass transfer with the first fluid. In accordance with one aspect of the present invention, the separations tray further includes a diffuser skirt, having apertures disposed therein, operatively coupled to a fluid channel. The diffuser skirt is operable to direct the first fluid to cover substantially an entire volumetric cross-flow window between successive separations trays and to induce stirring and mixing of the first fluid and the second fluid to effect efficient mass transfer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2011
    Publication date: February 2, 2012
    Inventors: Ian G. Buttridge, David Lin, Casey F. Bowles, Soo Woong Kim, Michael J. Binkley
  • Publication number: 20090037387
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for providing contents using a keyword, and a system therefor. The content provision method includes the steps of generating keywords for broadcast programs, extracting contents by using the keywords, and providing a user interface (UI) to provide the contents by displaying the keywords on a display unit. Accordingly, the inconvenience and troublesomeness of character input are eliminated, and it is possible to satisfy the users' desires for acquisition of knowledge and information by actively providing various information to the users.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2008
    Publication date: February 5, 2009
    Applicant: Alticast Corp.
    Inventor: Soo-Woong KIM
  • Publication number: 20090019495
    Abstract: A television program reservation method is provided for allowing a user to reserve programs at a website and down-load reservation information within a set-top box through Internet such that the reserved program can be played by the set-top box. The program reservation system for a broadcast system includes a subscriber terminal having a web browser for accessing Internet; an electronic program guide management server for managing electronic program guide provided by an electronic data provision server and electronic data, building a database of reservation information with programs registered by a subscriber, retrieving and transmitting the reservation information to the subscriber terminal when requested; and a set-top box for requesting reservation information and storing the reservation information received from the electronic program guide management server, such that the reservation information reserved through Internet is received and stored by the set-top box.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2006
    Publication date: January 15, 2009
    Applicant: ALTICAST CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Soo-Woong Kim
  • Publication number: 20080229364
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and a method for the construction of EPG service through cooperative transmission of electronic program guide data. The system of the present invention comprises an EPG transmission server transmitting, through a forward path mediated by a broadcasting network, a part of total EPG data to be transmitted to a settop box and data into which request commands for remaining EPG data not transmitted via the broadcasting network are embedded; an EPG head end server transmitting the remaining EPG data in response to user's request through a return path mediated by a communication network; and a settop box equipped with an EPG application which processes the EPG data received from the EPG transmission server and the EPG head end server. The EPG data transmitted via the broadcasting network includes both a service description table and an event information table.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2006
    Publication date: September 18, 2008
    Applicant: ALTICAST CORP.
    Inventors: Joo Hyeon Ryu, Soo Woong Kim