Patents by Inventor Su Ryeon KANG

Su Ryeon 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).

  • Patent number: 10291900
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a method and apparatus for normalizing the size of content in a multi-projection theater and a computer-readable recording medium. The method may include receiving theater parameters stored in a database, computing the scale factor of an image projected on a main screen based on the received theater parameters, controlling the image projected on the main screen by applying the computed scale factor to the image, and controlling the scale of an image projected on a sub-screen according to the controlled image of the main screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang
  • Patent number: 10216080
    Abstract: The present invention provides a multi-projection system including a plurality of projection surfaces, on which images are projected, which are arranged to surround an auditorium, and the plurality of projection surfaces comprise different types of projection surfaces. According to the present invention, it is possible to provide an audience with an image with high three-dimensional effect and immersion and provide images of multiple viewpoints such that the audience can feel as if they are in a space created by the images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang
  • Patent number: 10096085
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of generating images for a multi-projection theater and a method of generating projection images for a multi-projection theater, wherein a source image is mapped to a sphere, virtual planes according to the structure of a multi-projection theater are generated, and the source image on the sphere is projected on the virtual planes. The method may include mapping a source image to a sphere, generating a virtual plane according to the structure of a theater, and projecting the image on the sphere on the virtual plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang
  • Patent number: 10042244
    Abstract: The present invention provides a performance system with a multi-projection environment including a stage installed for a performance and a plurality of projection surfaces arranged around the stage and arranged so as not to be parallel to each other, in which synchronized images are projected on the plurality of projection surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang
  • Patent number: 10043094
    Abstract: An image correction method of smoothly correcting an image maps an additional feature point on an image on which a plurality of feature points is mapped and move other feature points together when a specific feature point is moved, a smoothly corrected image can be created, in a manner of: mapping a plurality of feature points on an image, where the plurality of feature points are set as a feature point of forced position or a feature point of unforced position, respectively; mapping additional feature points on the image; and changing positions of feature points of unforced position among the feature points and the additional feature points when a specific feature point is moved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang
  • Patent number: 9881530
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of representing the visible area of a theater. The method may include generating a value of an angle at which a specific spot is seen from a reference spot within the theater and representing the visible area of the theater based on the value of the angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang
  • Patent number: 9826224
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a method and apparatus for normalizing the size of content in a multi-projection theater and a computer-readable recording medium. The method may include receiving theater parameters stored in a database, computing the scale factor of an image project on a main screen based on the received theater parameters, controlling the image projected on the main screen by incorporating the computed scale factor into the image, and controlling an image projected on a sub-screen so that the height or width of at least any one of images of sub-screens having a different pixel size or ratio from the controlled image of the main screen is identical with a height or width of the controlled image of the main screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang, Hwan Chul Kim
  • Patent number: 9817305
    Abstract: The present invention provides an image correction system and method for multi-projection, the image correction system including a plurality of projection surfaces which are installed in a single theater and a projection device which projects images on the plurality of projection surfaces, in which the images projected by the projection device on the plurality of projection surfaces are corrected based on relative differences in properties of the plurality of projection surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang
  • Patent number: 9690175
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of correcting the distortion of an image overlap area. The method includes identifying an overlap area between images projected by a plurality of projectors, obtaining information about the brightness of an image projected on the overlap area, and controlling the brightness of the image projected on the overlap area. Controlling the brightness of the image includes incorporating a transparency variable ? into the image, and the transparency variable of an image projected by a specific projector is reduced toward remaining boundaries of the overlap area at a boundary of a non-overlap area and the overlap area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang
  • Patent number: 9671684
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a theater parameter management apparatus including: a parameter creation unit for creating parameters showing a structure of a theater based on input information; a database for storing the parameters created by the parameter creation unit; and a data processing unit for performing a data processing using the parameters stored in the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Ji Hyung Kang
  • Patent number: 9641817
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of generating multi-projection images. The method of generating multi-projection images includes controlling a plurality of different types of filming devices so that the filming devices are disposed at specific angles, controlling the shutter operations of the plurality of different types of filming devices in order to synchronize the plurality of different types of filming devices, and controlling the plurality of different types of filming devices so that the filming devices perform filming operations in a plurality of viewpoint directions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang
  • Patent number: 9632405
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a theater parameter management apparatus including: a parameter creation unit for creating parameters showing a structure of a theater based on input information; a database for storing the parameters created by the parameter creation unit; and a data processing unit for performing a data processing using the parameters stored in the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Ji Hyung Kang
  • Patent number: 9625804
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a projector clustering method including the steps of: (a) arranging projection areas of a plurality of projectors to be overlapped with each other; (b) setting a reference projector among the plurality of projectors; and (c) calculating relative transformation information between the reference projector and the other projectors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang
  • Patent number: 9602788
    Abstract: A projection device management system includes two or more projection devices which project images on a projection surface; and a management device which corrects the image projected by each projection device based on information on each projection device and manages information for maintenance of each projection device, the two or more projection devices being installed in the same theater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang
  • Publication number: 20170038670
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a theater parameter management apparatus including: a parameter creation unit for creating parameters showing a structure of a theater based on input information; a database for storing the parameters created by the parameter creation unit; and a data processing unit for performing a data processing using the parameters stored in the database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Inventors: Hwan Chul KIM, Su Ryeon KANG, Ji Hyung KANG
  • Patent number: 9558541
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of correcting an image overlap area. More specifically, the method includes steps of identifying an overlap area between images projected by a plurality of projectors, determining a difference in at least one of brightness and color between the overlap area and non-overlap area of images, analyzing RGB information of a projected image, and controlling brightness or color of an image projected on the overlap area or the non-overlap area in response to the RGB information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang
  • Patent number: 9547228
    Abstract: An image correction method is disclosed. The method includes at least: identifying an overlapped area in an image projected by a plurality of projectors; determining a difference of at least any one of brightness and color of the overlapped area and a non-overlapped area of the image; and adjusting a factor among the brightness and the color in which the difference is generated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Ji Hyung Kang
  • Publication number: 20160328824
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method of generating multi-projection images. The method of generating multi-projection images includes performing, by a wide view angle filming device capable of implementing an angle of view of 360°, a filming operation and specifying a main image region from among all the image regions filmed by the wide view angle filming device in a direction of 360°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Inventors: Hwan Chul KIM, Su Ryeon KANG, Jihyung KANG
  • Patent number: 9479747
    Abstract: The present invention provides a guide image generation device including a database unit which stores parameters representing the structure of a multi-projection theater and a guide image generation unit which generates a guide image that will be used in an image correction process of the multi-projection theater using the parameters stored in the database unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang, Jihyung Kang
  • Patent number: 9442361
    Abstract: The present invention provides an additional effect system and method, the additional effect system including: a plurality of projection surfaces installed in a single theater; and an additional effect device for implementing an additional effect other than images projected on the plurality of projection surfaces, wherein the additional effect device provides the additional effect depending the images projected on the plurality of projection surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: CJ CGV CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hwan Chul Kim, Su Ryeon Kang