Patents by Inventor Thien-Cong Pham

Thien-Cong Pham 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: 8340446
    Abstract: Disclosed are a chain code generating apparatus and a method thereof. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, the chain code generating apparatus can include an image input unit, receiving an image signal from a camera and converting the received image signal to a digital image signal, and separating a synchronizing signal from the digital image signal and outputting the synchronizing signal; an image storing unit, storing image data corresponding to an active image section of the digital image signal in units of frame based on the synchronizing signal; and a code generating unit, reading the image data stored in the image storing unit and performing an outline search of the analysis portion, and generating a chain code according to a correlation between adjacent pixels forming an outline of the analysis portion in accordance with the searched result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Sungkyunkwan University Foundation for Corporate Collaboration
    Inventors: Jae-Wook Jeon, Dong-Kyun Kim, Jung-Uk Cho, Seung-Hun Jin, Dae-Ro Lee, Jong-Hyun Park, Ki-Hoon Kim, Thien-Cong Pham
  • Publication number: 20080310746
    Abstract: Disclosed are a chain code generating apparatus and a method thereof. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, the chain code generating apparatus can include an image input unit, receiving an image signal from a camera and converting the received image signal to a digital image signal, and separating a synchronizing signal from the digital image signal and outputting the synchronizing signal; an image storing unit, storing image data corresponding to an active image section of the digital image signal in units of frame based on the synchronizing signal; and a code generating unit, reading the image data stored in the image storing unit and performing an outline search of the analysis portion, and generating a chain code according to a correlation between adjacent pixels forming an outline of the analysis portion in accordance with the searched result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2008
    Publication date: December 18, 2008
    Applicant: SUNGKYUNKWAN UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION FOR CORPORATE COLLABORATION
    Inventors: Jae-Wook JEON, Dong-Kyun Kim, Jung-Uk Cho, Seung-Hun Jin, Dae-Ro Lee, Jong-Hyun Park, Ki-Hoon Kim, Thien-Cong Pham