Patents by Inventor Soyeon YIM

Soyeon YIM 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: 10298746
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal and a method for controlling same, the mobile terminal comprising: a touch screen for displaying information on a screen; and a control unit which controls the touch screen so that, if an input of a touch gesture touching with a pressure below a predetermined level and dragging in a first direction is received on the screen, a first function screen is displayed and, if an input of a touch gesture touching with a pressure at or above the predetermined level and dragging in the first direction is received on the screen, a second function screen is displayed. Accordingly, a display unit in the “off” state can display time information or notification information according to a touch command which has been input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jungbin Lee, Jipyo Hong, Sooyon Chung, Soyeon Yim, Jisun Lee, Eugene Myung
  • Patent number: 10235578
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal for detecting an obstacle in the front, comprising: a display unit; a laser sensor for detecting an obstacle located on a moving route by irradiating a laser beam; and a control unit for controlling so as to activate the laser sensor when a predetermined event is detected, measure the distance to an obstacle detected through the activated laser sensor, and display obstacle notification information on the display unit when the measured distance is within a threshold distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Soyeon Yim, Shinhui Ahn, Youjin Jeon, Soomin Kim
  • Patent number: 10191649
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a body; a touch screen disposed on a front surface of the body, and having a touch panel and a display unit; and a controller configured to display a home screen page or an application execution screen on the touch screen in response to the display unit being turned on, turn off the display unit and execute a lock mode requiring input of a password, in response to a plurality of touch inputs being consecutively received on a preset region of the home screen page, and turn off the display unit and not execute the lock mode, in response to a plurality of touch inputs being consecutively received on a preset region of the application execution screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventor: Soyeon Yim
  • Publication number: 20180365477
    Abstract: A mobile terminal according to one embodiment of the present disclosure comprises: a display unit including a fingerprint recognizable area in which a fingerprint can be recognized, and a fingerprint non-recognition area in which the fingerprint cannot be recognized; a fingerprint recognition sensor embedded on the lower end of the display unit so as to correspond to the fingerprint recognizable area, and recognizing the fingerprint inputted to the display unit; and a control unit for controlling the fingerprint recognition sensor such that the fingerprint inputted simultaneously with a drag operation is recognized if the drag operation, of moving the finger from any one of the fingerprint recognizable area and the fingerprint non-recognition area to the other one while making contact therewith, is inputted into the display unit, and for executing a security home screen or a basic home screen according to whether fingerprint authentication performed on the basis of the fingerprint recognized by the fingerprin
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2015
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jie SEOL, Soyeon YIM
  • Publication number: 20180286276
    Abstract: An operation method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps of displaying a first preview image including a food item through a camera provided in the mobile terminal; receiving an input designating an area occupied by the food item; obtaining calories of the food item in response to the received input; and displaying the obtained calories of the food item on one side of the food item.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2015
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jisun LEE, Soyeon YIM, Eugene MYUNG, Jungbin LEE
  • Publication number: 20180275850
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication; a touch screen; and a controller configured to display a video screen on the touch screen; in response to a touch and drag on the touch screen with a first finger and without an additional touch pressure applied with the first finger at an end of the touch and drag, display another video screen on the touch screen; in response to the touch and drag on the touch screen with the first finger and with the additional touch pressure applied with the first finger at the end of the touch and drag, control a playback speed of a video on the video screen to correspond to a strength of the additional touch pressure applied with the first finger; and in response to the touch and drag on the touch screen with the first finger and with the additional touch pressure applied with a second finger at the end of the touch and drag with the first finger, control the playback speed of the video on the video screen to correspon
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jie SEOL, Soyeon YIM
  • Publication number: 20180260803
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal having a touch screen configured to perform fingerprint recognition and a control method therefor. A mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a wireless communication unit; a touch screen including a fingerprint recognition sensor; and a controller configured to cause the touch screen to display a virtual home button at one area of the touch screen based on a touch received at the one area; perform fingerprint authentication on a fingerprint of a finger used to apply the touch to the virtual home button via the fingerprint recognition sensor when the touch is maintained at the one area after the virtual home button is displayed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jie SEOL, Soyeon YIM
  • Publication number: 20180248991
    Abstract: The present invention provides a mobile terminal and a method for controlling the mobile terminal. According to the present invention, when a change in the posture of a mobile terminal is detected while an external device paired with the mobile terminal is responding to a received call, different information can be displayed according to the change in the posture of the mobile terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Grami RYU, Soyeon YIM, Taeryung RHEE, Mijun YOO, Yongdeok LEE, Yoojin KANG, Junghoon LEE
  • Patent number: 10049094
    Abstract: Provided is a mobile terminal including: a camera; a touch screen; and a controller that outputs to the touch screen a keypad that includes at least one graphic object of a first graphic object in conjunction with an optical character reader (OCR) function relating to the camera and a second graphic object in conjunction with a photographing function relating to the camera, in which the first and second graphic objects are together displayed on the keypad or one graphic object of the first and second graphic objects is displayed on the keypad, and in which, in a case where one graphic object of the first and second graphic objects is displayed on the keypad, based on application of a predetermined-type touch to the one graphic object, the controller changes one graphic object to the other graphic object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jie Seol, Soyeon Yim
  • Patent number: 10031653
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a display unit configured to switching between an On state and an Off state, a touch sensor configured to sense touch on the display unit in the On or Off state, and a controller configured to switch at least a portion of the display unit to the On state when displacement of a drag input, dragging a pointer in a predetermined direction, in a first direction reaches a first reference value, output first information in a first area of the display unit when at least the portion of the display unit turns to the ON state, and switch the display unit to the Off state when the pointer, which has dragged in the predetermined direction, is released from the display unit after the display unit is switched to the On state. Further, the display unit is maintained in the On state after the display unit is switched to the On state in response to the drag input while the pointer, which has dragged in the predetermined direction, is touching the display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Yunmi Kwon, Jungeun Shin, Songyi Baek, Soyeon Yim
  • Publication number: 20180205820
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal and a method for controlling same, the mobile terminal comprising: a touch screen for displaying information on a screen; and a control unit which controls the touch screen so that, if an input of a touch gesture touching with a pressure below a predetermined level and dragging in a first direction is received on the screen, a first function screen is displayed and, if an input of a touch gesture touching with a pressure at or above the predetermined level and dragging in the first direction is received on the screen, a second function screen is displayed. Accordingly, a display unit in the “off” state can display time information or notification information according to a touch command which has been input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jungbin LEE, Jipyo HONG, Sooyon CHUNG, Soyeon YIM, Jisun LEE, Eugene MYUNG
  • Patent number: 10001869
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to perform wireless communication with a wearable device; a touch screen; a sensor unit configured to sense at least one of a mobile terminal acceleration signal and a mobile terminal vibration signal; and a controller configured to display a screen corresponding to an application executing on the mobile terminal, receive first state information from the wearable device indicating at least one of a wearable device acceleration signal and a wearable device vibration signal of the wearable device, receive second state information from the sensor unit indicating said at least one of the mobile terminal acceleration signal and the mobile terminal vibration signal of the mobile terminal, and transfer operations of the application executing on the mobile terminal to the wearable device, based on the first and second state information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Soyeon Yim, Shinhui Ahn, Youjin Jeon, Soomin Kim
  • Patent number: 9996226
    Abstract: A mobile terminal can include a touchscreen; and a controller to display first, second and third icons respectively having first, second and third sizes; in response to a first touch input on the first icon, display a screen of a first application; in response to a second touch input on the first icon, display a change indicator overlapping the first icon; in response to a third touch input on the change indicator, transition the first icon into a widget object; in response to a fourth touch input on the widget object, increase the size of the widget object and decrease sizes of the second and third icons while the size of the widget object increases, display changing preview information of the first application within the widget object; and in response to a fifth touch input on the widget object, display the screen of the first application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Younghoon Lee, Minjin Lee, Shinjun Park, Jungbin Lee, Minsoo Park, Soyeon Yim
  • Publication number: 20180152636
    Abstract: A mobile terminal includes: a display unit configured to display an omnidirectional spherical image acquired through an omnidirectional capturing device; and a controller configured to cut out a partial image of the omnidirectional spherical image through a crop handler displayed on the omnidirectional spherical image and display a stitched omnidirectional image by stitching remaining regions of the omnidirectional spherical image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Soyeon YIM, Jinhee LEE, Yunjueng MHUN, Jaeyoung CHAE, Younghoon LEE, Jinwook KIM
  • Patent number: 9973685
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a terminal body; a camera; a sensor configured to sense a movement of the terminal body; a display formed on the terminal body to have a first display region configured to display screen information and a second display region distinguished from the first display region; and a controller configured to in response to a sensed predetermined movement of the terminal body from a first position to a second position without a touching of the second display region, change a direction of the displayed screen information corresponding to the sensed predetermined movement of the terminal body, and in response to the sensed predetermined movement of the terminal body from the first position to the second position with the touching of the second display region, activate the camera and display a preview image in the first display region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Sooyoung Kim, Eunyoung Kim, Soyeon Yim, Jookyung Jun
  • Publication number: 20180101283
    Abstract: A mobile terminal can include a touchscreen; and a controller to display first, second and third icons respectively having first, second and third sizes; in response to a first touch input on the first icon, display a screen of a first application; in response to a second touch input on the first icon, display a change indicator overlapping the first icon; in response to a third touch input on the change indicator, transition the first icon into a widget object; in response to a fourth touch input on the widget object, increase the size of the widget object and decrease sizes of the second and third icons while the size of the widget object increases, display changing preview information of the first application within the widget object; and in response to a fifth touch input on the widget object, display the screen of the first application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Younghoon LEE, Minjin LEE, Shinjun PARK, Jungbin LEE, Minsoo PARK, Soyeon YIM
  • Patent number: 9804742
    Abstract: A mobile terminal and a touchscreen and a method of controlling the mobile terminal may be provided. The mobile terminal may cause the touchscreen to display a first item; cause the touchscreen to display a first indicator on at least part area of the first item upon receiving a first input of the first item; and cause the touchscreen to display a second item upon receiving a second input of the first indicator. Furthermore, the first item can be changed into the second item by expanding the first item. Additionally, the first item and the second item indicate items for executing a specific application. The second item has a bigger size than a size of the first item, and the second item displays first information associated with execution results of the specific application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Younghoon Lee, Minjin Lee, Shinjun Park, Jungbin Lee, Minsoo Park, Soyeon Yim
  • Publication number: 20170286783
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal for detecting an obstacle in the front, comprising: a display unit; a laser sensor for detecting an obstacle located on a moving route by irradiating a laser beam; and a control unit for controlling so as to activate the laser sensor when a predetermined event is detected, measure the distance to an obstacle detected through the activated laser sensor, and display obstacle notification information on the display unit when the measured distance is within a threshold distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Applicant: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Soyeon YIM, Shinhui AHN, Youjin JEON, Soomin KIM
  • Patent number: 9740316
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a touch screen; and a controller configured to control the touch screen to be in an inactive state in which illumination of the touch screen is turned off, convert the touch screen from the inactive state into an active state in which the illumination of the touch screen is turned on, in response to a tap meeting a preset condition being input in the inactive state of the touch screen, and display a first screen on the touch screen when the input tap meeting the preset condition has been input by a user wearing a preset wearable device, and display a second screen different than the first screen when the input tap meeting the preset condition has been input by the user not wearing the preset wearable device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Soyeon Yim, Juha Hyun, Jungbin Lee
  • Patent number: 9733828
    Abstract: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication; a touch screen; and a controller configured to receive a plurality of taps applied to the touch screen, and display at least one function executable by the mobile terminal on the touch screen based the received plurality of taps and based on at least one of an operating state and an ambient environmental state of the mobile terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Jaeyoung Ji, Byoungzoo Jeong, Jinhae Choi, Soyeon Yim, Kyungjin You, Soohyun Lee, Younghoon Lee, Nayeoung Kim