Patents by Inventor Sun-Hwa Kim

Sun-Hwa 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: 20190135001
    Abstract: A display device includes a first substrate; a plurality of gate lines arranged in a row direction on the first substrate; a plurality of data lines arranged in a column direction intersecting the row direction; and a plurality of pixels formed in a plurality of pixel areas defined by the gate and data lines, the plurality of pixels comprising at least a first pixel and a second pixel respectively disposed in a first pixel area and a second pixel area that are immediately adjacent to each other. Each of the first and second pixels comprises a thin film transistor electrically connected to the gate and data lines, and a pixel electrode electrically connected to the thin film transistor. The data lines are disposed-apart by different distances from each other in the column direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Il Gon KIM, Sun Hwa LEE
  • Publication number: 20180330491
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for synthesizing an image and an electronic apparatus using the method are provided. The electronic apparatus includes a memory that stores pictures, a transceiver that communicates with an external server, a display that detects a user interaction, and a processor that reads pictures from the memory. The processor first selects pictures based on a weighted value, determines first attribute information and second attribute information from the first selected pictures, stores the first attribute information and the second attribute information in a database form, second selects at least one picture from among the first selected pictures based on the first attribute information, the second attribute information and user context information, controls the transceiver to receive a product image corresponding to the second selected picture from the external server, and creates a composite image by synthesizing the second selected picture and the product image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Jun-sung CHUNG, Sun-hwa KIM, Jae-young LEE, Gi-ppeum CHOI, Sun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20180267766
    Abstract: Provided is a display device for efficiently providing content to a user using a transparent display. The display device includes: a transparent display; a direction determiner configured to determine a user-facing surface among a first surface and a second surface of the transparent display, the user-facing surface referring to a surface which faces a user; and a controller configured to render first content on the transparent display in a direction corresponding to the first surface if the first surface faces the user, and configured to render second content on the transparent display in a direction corresponding to the second surface if the second surface faces the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2016
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chan-hong MIN, Sun-hwa KIM, Jin LA, Jong-hyun RYU, Kyung-ho JEONG, Yong-gook PARK
  • Publication number: 20180227083
    Abstract: A method to update firmware of a low power wide area (LPWA) module includes: transmitting, from a gateway, an over the air (OTA) request message including an OTA transmission time to the LPWA module; transmitting, from the gateway, OTA packets including a firmware source to the LPWA module at the OTA transmission time; and receiving, at the gateway, an OTA response message from the LPWA module confirming whether a reception of the plurality of OTA packets is completed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Byong Hyok CHOI, In Joo Na, Sun Hwa Kim, Jae Soon Lee, Chul Wan Park
  • Patent number: 10043260
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for synthesizing an image and an electronic apparatus using the method are provided. The electronic apparatus includes a memory that stores pictures, a transceiver that communicates with an external server, a display that detects a user interaction, and a processor that reads pictures from the memory. The processor first selects pictures based on a weighted value, determines first attribute information and second attribute information from the first selected pictures, stores the first attribute information and the second attribute information in a database form, second selects at least one picture from among the first selected pictures based on the first attribute information, the second attribute information and user context information, controls the transceiver to receive a product image corresponding to the second selected picture from the external server, and creates a composite image by synthesizing the second selected picture and the product image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun-sung Chung, Sun-hwa Kim, Jae-young Lee, Gi-ppeum Choi, Sun Choi
  • Patent number: 10037130
    Abstract: A method for performing a function of a display apparatus including, displaying, in response to a first user input being received on an edge area among a plurality of edge areas of a screen, a menu on the screen, the displayed menu comprising at least one item, and performing, in response to a selection of the at least one item from the displayed menu, performing a function corresponding to the selected item, and when an item is selected from the menu, a function corresponding to the selected the at least one item, wherein the displayed menu corresponds to the edge area among the plurality of edge areas where the first user input is received, and wherein at least one other menu corresponds to at least one edge area among the plurality of edge areas where the user input was not received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Joo-yeon Cho, Min-jeong Moon, Sun-hwa Kim, Do-hyoung Kim, Yeon-hee Jung, Sun Choi
  • Patent number: 9999019
    Abstract: Provided are a portable device, a wearable device, and a system including the same for setting a reception of a notification message in the wearable device. The portable device includes: a wireless communicator configured to receive, from a wearable device via wireless communication, information regarding a notification setting; and a controller configured to identify an event and to determine, based on the received information, whether to transmit a notification to the wearable device in response to the identified event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyung-ho Jeong, Sun-hwa Kim, Jin Ra, Jong-hyun Ryu, Chan-hong Min, Jung-hye Min
  • Publication number: 20180157361
    Abstract: A display device includes a first display unit and a first sensor unit provided on one surface of the first display unit, a second display unit and a second sensor unit provided on one surface of the second display unit, a third sensor unit provided between the first sensor unit and the second sensor unit and a driver unit including a display driver which controls the first display unit and the second display unit, a sensor driver which controls the first, second and third sensor units, and a mapping controller which maps a position information of a touch input detected from a sensing signal of the second sensor unit into a corresponding position information on the first display unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventor: Sun Hwa KIM
  • Publication number: 20180026975
    Abstract: Provided is a method of transmitting a message. The method includes: obtaining identification information used to identify a user based on bio information of the user that is obtained by a device; determining whether control over an external device is approved based on the identification information; obtaining control information used to control an operation of the external device based on the determination; and transmitting a message including the control information to the external device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2016
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Inventors: Chan-hong MIN, Sun-hwa KIM, Jin LA, Jong-hyun RYU, Kyung-ho JEONG
  • Publication number: 20170287060
    Abstract: A method and an electronic device for composing an image are provided. An electronic device includes a display configured to display an image of a user photographed by a camera; an input component configured to receive a user input; a communicator configured to facilitate a communication with an external server; and a processor configured to display the image of the user on the display, set an avatar region within the image of the user based on the received user input, generate an avatar to be displayed on the avatar region, and control the display to combine the avatar with the image of the user and to display the resulting composite image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sun CHOI, Sun-hwa KIM, Jae-young LEE, Gi-ppeum CHOI
  • Publication number: 20170287127
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for synthesizing an image and an electronic apparatus using the method are provided. The electronic apparatus includes a memory that stores pictures, a transceiver that communicates with an external server, a display that detects a user interaction, and a processor that reads pictures from the memory. The processor first selects pictures based on a weighted value, determines first attribute information and second attribute information from the first selected pictures, stores the first attribute information and the second attribute information in a database form, second selects at least one picture from among the first selected pictures based on the first attribute information, the second attribute information and user context information, controls the transceiver to receive a product image corresponding to the second selected picture from the external server, and creates a composite image by synthesizing the second selected picture and the product image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Jun-sung CHUNG, Sun-hwa KIM, Jae-young LEE, Gi-ppeum CHOI, Sun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20170153792
    Abstract: A user terminal device includes a touch screen including a main display area and an auxiliary display area including a curved portion extending from the main display area, and a processor configured to, in response to an input for moving an icon displayed on the main display area to the auxiliary display area, control the touch screen to display the icon on the auxiliary display area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Publication date: June 1, 2017
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Parichay KAPOOR, Mehul Kumar, Sun-hwa KIM, Jin-sung KIM, Hwakyung Kim, Pankaj AGARWAL
  • Patent number: 9437844
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate, a first electrode on the substrate, a pixel defining layer on the substrate, the pixel defining layer having an opening exposing the first electrode, a metal layer on the pixel defining layer, a light emission layer on the first electrode exposed by the opening, and a second electrode on the light emission layer in the opening. The metal layer contacts the second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seong-Min Lee, Sun-Hwa Kim, Hyun-Shik Lee, Hyo-min Kim, Hyuk-Sang Jun, Ju-kyung Jo
  • Patent number: 9415060
    Abstract: Disclosed is a gelatin-based nanoparticle complex for tumor-targeted delivery of siRNA for specific gene silencing in tumor cells. The gelatin-based nanoparticle complex includes: poly-siRNA chains whose ends are modified with thiol groups; and thiolated gelatin bound to the poly-siRNA chains through disulfide crosslinking and charge interactions. The gelatin-based nanoparticle complex is not degraded in the bloodstream and can be efficiently absorbed into tumor cells without cytotoxicity. The delivered siRNA can effectively silence target gene expression. Also disclosed is a method for preparing the gelatin-based nanoparticle complex.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Kwang Meyung Kim, Sun Hwa Kim, Ick Chan Kwon, Ji Young Yhee, Sojin Lee
  • Patent number: 9391126
    Abstract: A flat panel display is disclosed. In one embodiment, the display includes a first substrate and an organic light emitting device formed over the first substrate, wherein the organic light emitting device comprises a first electrode layer, an organic light emitting layer, and a second electrode layer, and wherein the organic light emitting layer is interposed between the first and second electrode layers. The display also includes a second substrate attached to the first substrate by the use of a sealant and an In-Plane Switching (IPS) mode electrode layer formed between the first and second substrates, wherein the IPS mode electrode layer is closer to the second substrate than the first substrate, wherein the IPS mode electrode layer has first and second surfaces opposing each other, and wherein the first surface is closer to the second substrate than the first surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Sun-Hwa Kim
  • Publication number: 20160156768
    Abstract: A technique for controlling an electronic device thereof is provided. The technique includes, in response to an attachment device being selected by an external device from a list of attachment devices, receiving and storing mapping information in which data configured in a first communication format and data configured in a second communication format in relation to one function of the electronic device to which the attachment device is attached are mapped. In addition, in response to the data configured in the first communication format being received from an external device which is communicably connected with the attachment device, the data configured in the second communication format corresponding to the data configured in the first communication format based on the mapping information is acquired, and the data configured in the second communication format to the electronic device to control the one function of the electronic device to be performed is transmitted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Inventors: Sun-hwa KIM, Sung-won KIM, Hee-bum AHN, Joonoo KIM, Jin RA, Jong-hyun RYU, Kyung-ho JEONG, Yong-ho KIM, Yong-gook PARK, Myung-sik KIM, Chan-hong MIN, Jin-hyuk JUNG, Woo-hyek CHOI
  • Patent number: 9286074
    Abstract: An instruction compressing apparatus and method for a parallel processing computer such as a very long instruction word (VLIW) computer, are provided. The instruction compressing apparatus includes a bundle code generating unit, an instruction compressing unit, and an instruction converting unit. The bundle code generating unit may generate a bundle code in response to an input of instructions to be compressed. The bundle code may indicate whether a current instruction group is terminated, and also whether an instruction group following the current instruction group is a no-operation (NOP) instruction group. The instruction compressing unit may remove a NOP instruction and/or a NOP instruction group from the input instructions according to the generated bundle code. The instruction converting unit may include the generated bundle code in the remaining instructions which have not been removed by the instruction compressing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tai-Song Jin, Dong-Hoon Yoo, Bernhard Egger, Won-Sub Kim, Jin-Seok Lee, Sun-Hwa Kim, Hee-Jin Ahn
  • Patent number: D751595
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Joo-Yeon Cho, Min-Jeong Moon, Do-Hyoung Kim, Sun-Hwa Kim, Yeon-Hee Jung, Sun Choi
  • Patent number: D752619
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Joo-Yeon Cho, Min-Jeong Moon, Do-Hyoung Kim, Sun-Hwa Kim, Yeon-Hee Jung, Sun Choi
  • Patent number: D754740
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Joo-Yeon Cho, Min-Jeong Moon, Do-Hyoung Kim, Sun-Hwa Kim, Yeon-Hee Jung, Sun Choi