Patents by Inventor Sun-kee Lee

Sun-kee Lee 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: 10318328
    Abstract: A method for managing operating system executed by an electronic device is provided. The method includes obtaining, by a guest module of the guest operating system, information regarding a guest app executable on the guest operating system, providing, by the guest module, the information regarding the guest app to a host module of the host operating system, providing, by the host module, the information regarding the guest app to an app list creation module of the host operating system, combining, by the app list creation module, information regarding a host app executable on the host operating system and the information regarding the guest app, and outputting, by the app list creation module, an app execution list that includes the combined information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Je Won Lee, Young Kyoo Kim, Sung Jo Oh, Sun Kee Lee
  • Patent number: 10310905
    Abstract: An electronic device and method for operation of same are provided. The electronic device includes a display, a memory, and a processor configured to execute a first operating system, a second operating system and an application run on the second operating system. The processor displays an execution screen of the application on the display, compares, in response to an event that occurs on the first operating system, a priority of an event with a priority of the application, and maintains the execution screen of the application running on the second operating system if the priority of the application is higher than the priority of the event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Young Kyoo Kim, Sun Kee Lee
  • Publication number: 20190109862
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for analyzing a URL included in contents and displaying the analyzed result is provided. The method includes detecting a URL from contents, analyzing the URL, and displaying the analyzed result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Dong-Il SON, Hyun-Jung KIM, Sun-Kee LEE, Jin-Gil YANG, In-Ji JIN
  • Patent number: 10249156
    Abstract: Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for providing a haptic effect in an electronic device. The electronic device includes at least one sensor, at least one processor, and a memory electrically coupled to the at least one processor, storing instructions executable by the at least one processor. The instructions implement the method, including detecting at least one haptic event related to content output by the electronic device, detecting movement information indicating movement of a haptic providing module electrically coupled to the electronic device, via the at least one sensor, wherein the haptic providing module includes one or more haptic actuators, and selecting at least one haptic actuator of the one or more haptic actuators based on at least one attribute of the at least one haptic event and the detected movement information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dongjae Shin, Kyungtae Kim, Sun-Kee Lee, Yo-Han Lee, Eun Jung Hyun
  • Publication number: 20180341937
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus and a method for performing a settlement transaction in an electronic apparatus, according to various embodiments of the present invention, can transmit, to a settlement apparatus, settlement data, which is generated by using authentication information, in response to a settlement request inputted through the electronic apparatus; check whether a settlement response message including result information of a settlement performance using the settlement data is received; and manage stored authentication information according to whether the settlement response message is received within a predetermined time period. Also, other various embodiments are possible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2016
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventors: Jong-Su KIM, Da-Som LEE, Sun-Kee LEE, Seong-Min JE
  • Patent number: 10140769
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic device and method for providing three-dimensional (3D) map processing and a 3D map service. The electronic device includes a memory configured to store an image set and a map platform module which is functionally connected with the memory and is implemented with a processor. The map platform module is configured to obtain an image set comprising a plurality of images for a path on an external space surrounding the electronic device, to determine an area corresponding to an object included in the external space from at least one of the plurality of images, to obtain information about the object based on whether the object is configured to communicatively connect with the electronic device, and to display the information in association with the area through a display functionally connected with the electronic device. Other embodiments are also possible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyung-Tae Kim, Shin-Jun Lee, Eun-Seon Noh, Sun-Kee Lee, Cheol-Ho Cheong, Hyung-Jin Park, Yo-Han Lee, Dong-Soo Han
  • Publication number: 20180324562
    Abstract: A portable communication device is provided. The portable communication device includes a first communication circuitry to perform a short-range communication; a second communication circuitry to perform a cellular communication; and a processor configured to establish, via the first communication circuitry, a communication connection with a first external device; deactivate the second communication circuitry, based at least in part on a determination that the portable communication device is communicatively coupled with the first external device via the communication connection; and while the second communication circuitry is deactivated, perform a telephone call with respect to a second external device using the communication connection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Ji Hyun PARK, Kwang Sub Son, Dong II Son, Sung Ho Son, Su Ha Yoon, Sun Kee Lee, Won Suk Choi, Sun Min Hwang, Sung Hyuk Shin
  • Patent number: 10068373
    Abstract: An electronic device for providing map information associated with a space of interest is provided. The electronic device includes a display and a processor configured to display, on the display, at least a portion of a map including at least one node associated with at least one image photographed at a corresponding position of the space of interest and additional information on the at least one image, change, in response to an input or an event, a first image associated with a first node among the at least one node or first additional information on the first image, and display, on the map through the display, at least a portion of the changed first image or at least a portion of the changed first additional information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shin-Jun Lee, Kyung-Tae Kim, Eun-Seon Noh, Sun-Kee Lee, Cheol-Ho Cheong, Jin-Ik Kim, Hyung-Suk Kim, Bu-Seop Jung, Sung-Dae Cho
  • Patent number: 10064030
    Abstract: A function operating method of an electronic device is provided. The method includes receiving, by a first electronic device, information relating to a second electronic device; and deactivating at least one of a function or a component of the first electronic device based on the received information. A communication method of an electronic device is also provided. The method includes comparing, by a first electronic device including a first communication module, resource states of the first electronic device and a second electronic device including a second communication module; providing information relating to a state change of the second communication module based on at least the comparison result; and receiving a communication signal for the first electronic device or the second electronic device via the first communication module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ji Hyun Park, Kwang Sub Son, Dong Il Son, Sung Ho Son, Su Ha Yoon, Sun Kee Lee, Won Suk Choi, Sun Min Hwang, Sung Hyuk Shin
  • Publication number: 20180181196
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a display, and a processor functionally connected to the display and configured to, when a first input is received while a first partial image, which corresponds to a first direction, in an image taken by at least one camera is displayed on the display, control the display to display a second partial image, which corresponds to a second direction different from the first direction, in the image in response to the first input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Sun-Kee LEE, Gong-Bo MOON, Kyung-Tae KIM, Yo-Han LEE, A-Ran CHA, Eun-Jung HYUN
  • Publication number: 20180130318
    Abstract: Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for providing a haptic effect in an electronic device. The electronic device includes at least one sensor, at least one processor, and a memory electrically coupled to the at least one processor, storing instructions executable by the at least one processor. The instructions implement the method, including detecting at least one haptic event related to content output by the electronic device, detecting movement information indicating movement of a haptic providing module electrically coupled to the electronic device, via the at least one sensor, wherein the haptic providing module includes one or more haptic actuators, and selecting at least one haptic actuator of the one or more haptic actuators based on at least one attribute of the at least one haptic event and the detected movement information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Inventors: Dongjae SHIN, Kyungtae KIM, Sun-Kee LEE, Yo-Han LEE, Eun Jung HYUN
  • Patent number: 9823762
    Abstract: An electronic device for controlling at least one function based on a user input, and a control method for the electronic device are provided. According to various example embodiments, an electronic device that operates based on a user input may acquire a gesture through an input area of a display unit functionally connected to the electronic device. The electronic device may perform at least one function of the electronic device, based on various variables (for example, a time period for which the gesture is sensed, a size of an area in which the gesture is sensed, a direction in which the gesture moves, or intensity at which the gesture is sensed, through the input area) corresponding to the acquired gesture. Various other example embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Bo-Kun Choi, Cheol-Ho Cheong, Sun-Kee Lee, Jin-Hong Jeong, Joon-Young Cho
  • Patent number: 9717007
    Abstract: A method for determining a network status is provided. The method includes obtaining a period determined by a first processor of an electronic apparatus, using a second processor of the electronic apparatus, transmitting a preset message from the electronic apparatus to another apparatus in a network according to the determined period, using the second processor, determining the network status based on at least one of (i) whether or not a response to the preset message is received and (ii) information included in the response, using the second processor, and when the network status is determined to be abnormal, activating the first processor using the second processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sun-Kee Lee, Sung-Hyuk Shin, Myung-Su Kang, Sung-Ho Son, Heung-Sik Shin, Su-Ha Yoon, Soon-Hyun Cha, Sun-Min Hwang
  • Publication number: 20170147999
    Abstract: An electronic device, according to an example embodiment of the present disclosure, may include: a communication module that includes an antenna; one or more sensors; and a processor, wherein the processor is configured to: obtain a gesture input with respect to the electronic device using the one or more sensors; perform a function related to payment if the gesture input satisfies a specified condition; and suppress the execution of the function if the gesture input does not satisfy the specified condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Inventors: Moo-Young KIM, Sun-Kee LEE, Chung-Geol KIM, Su-Young PARK
  • Publication number: 20170031697
    Abstract: A method for managing operating system executed by an electronic device is provided. The method includes obtaining, by a guest module of the guest operating system, information regarding a guest app executable on the guest operating system, providing, by the guest module, the information regarding the guest app to a host module of the host operating system, providing, by the host module, the information regarding the guest app to an app list creation module of the host operating system, combining, by the app list creation module, information regarding a host app executable on the host operating system and the information regarding the guest app, and outputting, by the app list creation module, an app execution list that includes the combined information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2016
    Publication date: February 2, 2017
    Inventors: Je Won LEE, Young Kyoo KIM, Sung Jo OH, Sun Kee LEE
  • Publication number: 20160379206
    Abstract: An electronic device that makes a payment with an external payment device includes a power module configured to power the electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a memory configured to store first payment information that accompanies a user authentication and second payment information that does not accompany the user authentication, a near-field wireless communication module configured to send the first payment information or the second payment information stored in the memory to the external payment device, and a processor configured to obtain power information of the power module, to set the memory such that the first payment information is sent to the external payment device if a value corresponding to the power information is greater than or equal to a power value, and to set the memory such that the second payment information is sent to the external payment device if the value corresponding to the power information is less than the power value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Inventors: Yang Soo LEE, Su Young PARK, Sun Kee LEE, Dae Haeng CHO, Sung Hyuk SHIN
  • Publication number: 20160371124
    Abstract: An electronic device and method for operation of same are provided. The electronic device includes a display, a memory, and a processor configured to execute a first operating system, a second operating system and an application run on the second operating system. The processor displays an execution screen of the application on the display, compares, in response to an event that occurs on the first operating system, a priority of an event with a priority of the application, and maintains the execution screen of the application running on the second operating system if the priority of the application is higher than the priority of the event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventors: Young Kyoo KIM, Sun Kee Lee
  • Publication number: 20160259855
    Abstract: A content providing method of a content providing system is provided. The method includes transmitting identification information in a broadcasting manner from a first electronic device, if the identification information is received, generating user history information based on a receiving record of the identification information, at a second electronic device, transmitting the user history information to a database server from the second electronic device, transmitting the user history information to the first electronic device from the database server, transmitting the user history information to a content server at the first electronic device, transmitting a content associated with the user history information to the first electronic device from the content server, and providing the content to a user of the first electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Chang Hyup JWA, Kyung Tae KIM, Jung Jik LEE, Sung Min YOON, Sun Kee LEE
  • Publication number: 20160173679
    Abstract: An electronic device and a control method of the electronic device are provided. The control method includes acquiring second device information on a second electronic device connected to the first electronic device, and determining a first application corresponding to a combination of the first electronic device and the second electronic device based on first device information on the first electronic device and the second device information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Inventors: Dong-Eup HAM, Jae-Hwan KIM, Hyung-Jin PARK, Ki-Huk LEE, Bo-Kun CHOI, Dong-Soo HAN, Joo-Man HAN, Dong-II SON, Sun-Kee LEE
  • Publication number: 20160148417
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic device and method for providing three-dimensional (3D) map processing and a 3D map service. The electronic device includes a memory configured to store an image set and a map platform module which is functionally connected with the memory and is implemented with a processor. The map platform module is configured to obtain an image set comprising a plurality of images for a path on an external space surrounding the electronic device, to determine an area corresponding to an object included in the external space from at least one of the plurality of images, to obtain information about the object based on whether the object is configured to communicatively connect with the electronic device, and to display the information in association with the area through a display functionally connected with the electronic device. Other embodiments are also possible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Publication date: May 26, 2016
    Inventors: Kyung-Tae KIM, Shin-Jun LEE, Eun-Seon NOH, Sun-Kee LEE, Cheol-Ho CHEONG, Hyung-Jin PARK, Yo-Han LEE, Dong-Soo HAN