Patents by Inventor Won-Ki Hong

Won-Ki Hong 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: 20210103353
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel, a first force sensor, a first vibration generator, and a first electromagnetic wave shielding member. The first force sensor is disposed under the display panel. The first vibration generator is disposed under the display panel and adjacent to the first force sensor. The first electromagnetic wave shielding member surrounds side surfaces of the first vibration generator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Sung Kook PARK, Suk KIM, So Hee PARK, Hee SEOMOON, Tae Hee LEE, Won Ki HONG
  • Publication number: 20210102823
    Abstract: A pressure sensor, includes: a first substrate; a pressure sensing layer on one surface of the first substrate; and a driving electrode and a sensing electrode on the pressure sensing layer and spaced apart from each other, wherein the driving electrode and the sensing electrode are on a same layer, and each of the driving electrode and the sensing electrode is directly on the pressure sensing layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: So Hee PARK, Won Ki HONG, Hee SEOMOON, Hyeon Jun LEE
  • Patent number: 10969909
    Abstract: A touch screen panel includes a first touch electrode part, a second touch electrode part, a first touch router, a second touch router and plural third touch routers. The first touch electrode part includes plural first touch units. The second touch electrode part is substantially parallel to the first touch electrode part. The second touch electrode part includes plural second touch units. The first touch router is disposed adjacent to the first touch electrode part and is connected to one of an even-numbered first touch unit and an odd-numbered first touch unit of the first touch units. The second touch router is disposed adjacent to the first touch electrode part and is connected to the other of the even-numbered first touch unit and the odd-numbered first touch unit of the first touch units. The third touch routers are connected to each of the second touch units, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Won-Ki Hong, Seung-Ho Nam, Ji-Hong Park, Moon-Sung Choi
  • Patent number: 10969890
    Abstract: A display device including a display panel, a plurality of gripping sensors at a side of the display device and configured to detect a gripping of the side of the display device, and a plurality of touch sensors on the display panel and configured to generate a sensing output signal based on sensing input signals, in which the sensing input signals having different enable voltages are applied to the plurality of touch sensors, and the different enable voltages are determined according to the gripping.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Won-Ki Hong, Jong Seo Lee
  • Publication number: 20210096720
    Abstract: A pressure sensor for a display device, includes: a plurality of touch cells having a plurality of driving electrodes disposed on a first substrate, a plurality of sensing electrodes disposed on a second substrate overlapping the first substrate, and a pressure sensing layer interposed between the plurality of driving electrodes and the plurality of sensing electrodes, the driving electrodes and sensing electrodes overlapping each other; and a touch driver to drive the plurality of touch cells and to detect touch pressure of the plurality of touch cells; wherein, when a plurality of touch areas including at least one touch cell are detected, the touch driver is configured to compare magnitude of touch pressures of the plurality of touch areas and to ignore at least one touch input in at least one touch area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: Hee Seomoon, Won Ki Hong, So Hee Park, Hyeon Jun Lee
  • Patent number: 10963080
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel; an input sensing panel; a display flexible circuit board to control the display panel having an input sensing driving circuit electrically connected to the input sensing panel, the display flexible circuit board being connected to the display panel; and a first pressure sensor disposed adjacent to and extending along a first edge of the display panel, wherein the first pressure sensor is electrically connected to the input sensing driving circuit of the display flexible circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae Hee Lee, Sung Kook Park, So Hee Park, Hee Seomoon, Won Ki Hong
  • Patent number: 10949639
    Abstract: An exemplary embodiment of the present inventive concept provides a display device including: a display unit including a plurality of pixels disposed on a display area; a display controller configured to control the display unit; a sensor including a plurality of first sensing electrodes and a plurality of second sensing electrodes disposed in the display area; and a sensor controller configured to recognize a touch of a user inputted into the sensor in a touch sensing mode and to recognize a fingerprint of the user inputted into the sensor in a fingerprint sensing mode, wherein the sensor controller changes a mode to the fingerprint sensing mode when no touch is inputted for a predetermined time period in the touch sensing mode and changes the mode to the touch sensing mode when authorization on a fingerprint inputted into the sensor is succeeded in the fingerprint sensing mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Inventors: Won Ki Hong, Jong Seo Lee
  • Publication number: 20210074773
    Abstract: A display device including: a display panel; a first force sensor disposed under the display panel; and a waterproofing member disposed under the display panel and disposed adjacent to the first force sensor, a part of the first force sensor and a part of the waterproofing member overlap each other in a height direction of the display panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Hee SEOMOON, Sung Kook PARK, So Hee PARK, Bong Hyun YOU, Tae Hee LEE, Won Ki HONG
  • Publication number: 20210067618
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel to display an image, and a blood pressure measuring module including a pressure sensor and a pulse wave sensor, wherein the pressure sensor is configured to sense a pressure that is applied to the display panel, the pulse wave sensor includes an optical sensor, and the pulse wave sensor is configured to generate a pulse wave signal using light that is emitted from a pixel of the display panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Won Ki HONG, So Hee PARK, Hee SEOMOON, Hyeon Jun LEE
  • Patent number: 10921924
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel and a touch panel. The touch panel calculates coordinate information of an input position by an electrostatic capacitive method in a first mode and calculates the coordinate information of the input position by an electromagnetic induction method in a second mode. The touch panel includes scan line groups and source line groups, which are operated as touch electrodes or touch coils on the basis of the operating mode thereof. In addition, the touch panel includes touch electrodes and touch coils, which are individually operated on the basis of the operating mode thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Inventors: Kangwon Lee, Incheol Kim, Ung Choi, Won-ki Hong, Seungho Nam, Jihong Park, Chul Kim, Hojin Byun, Kiseok Cha
  • Patent number: 10908757
    Abstract: A rollable display panel and a rollable display device, the rollable display panel including a display region configured to display an image; a non-display region surrounding the display region; and a resistor sensor in the non-display region including sensing material of which resistance values are different by location, wherein the resistor sensor outputs a sensing signal that is regularly changed proportional to a rolling length of the rollable display panel, and a sensor driver that determines a driving region of the rollable display panel based on the sensing signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Won-Ki Hong, Young-Jun Seo, Tae-Hee Lee
  • Publication number: 20210026485
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel and a force sensor. The force sensor is disposed adjacent to a first edge of the display panel and extends along the first edge. The force sensor includes a first sensing region, a second sensing region, a first force concentration bump, and a second force concentration bump. The second sensing region is located on a side of the first sensing region and has a larger area than the first sensing region. The first force concentration bump overlaps the first sensing region. The second force concentration bump overlaps the second sensing region and is spaced apart from the first force concentration bump.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: WON KI HONG, SUNG KOOK PARK, HEE SEOMOON, TAE HEE LEE
  • Publication number: 20200408620
    Abstract: A force sensor including a first surface and a second surface facing each other in a first direction; a first protrusion protruded from the first surface toward the second surface; a first electrode on the first protrusion; a first force sensing layer on the first electrode; a second protrusion protruded from the second surface toward the first surface; and a second electrode on the second protrusion; wherein the first protrusion and the second protrusion are not overlapped with each other or are partially overlapped with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Won Ki HONG, Sung Kook PARK, Tae Hee LEE
  • Patent number: 10866674
    Abstract: A display device includes: a display panel; a first force sensor disposed under the display panel; and a first waterproof member disposed under the display panel and disposed on an outer side of the first force sensor, wherein a height of the first waterproof member is larger than a height of the first force sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Won Ki Hong, Tae Hee Lee, Sung Kook Park, So Hee Park, Hee Seomoon
  • Patent number: 10861908
    Abstract: A display device including: a display panel; a first force sensor disposed under the display panel; and a waterproofing member disposed under the display panel and disposed adjacent to the first force sensor, a part of the first force sensor and a part of the waterproofing member overlap each other in a height direction of the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hee Seomoon, Sung Kook Park, So Hee Park, Bong Hyun You, Tae Hee Lee, Won Ki Hong
  • Patent number: 10845912
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel, a first force sensor, a first vibration generator, and a first electromagnetic wave shielding member. The first force sensor is disposed under the display panel. The first vibration generator is disposed under the display panel and adjacent to the first force sensor. The first electromagnetic wave shielding member surrounds side surfaces of the first vibration generator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung Kook Park, Suk Kim, So Hee Park, Hee Seomoon, Tae Hee Lee, Won Ki Hong
  • Patent number: 10838537
    Abstract: An environmental sensor for an electronic device includes a substrate, a first sensing unit having a first sensor electrode disposed on the substrate, a second sensing unit having a second sensor electrode disposed on the substrate, an insulating layer covering the first sensor electrode, and a cover that is disposed over the first and second sensor electrodes, the cover including at least one hole through which chemical particles pass. The first and second sensing units each sense one of a capacitance-change due to the chemical particles that pass through the hole and then adhere to the insulating layer located on the first sensor electrode and a resistance-change due to the chemical particles that pass through the hole and then adhere to the second sensor electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Won-Ki Hong, Jong-Seo Lee
  • Patent number: 10831303
    Abstract: A touch screen panel includes a driving line including a plurality of touch driving units, a sensing line substantially parallel to the driving line and which includes a plurality of touch sensing units, a first driving router disposed adjacent to the driving line and which transmits a first touch pulse to one of an even-numbered touch driving unit and an odd-numbered touch driving unit of the touch driving units, a second driving router disposed adjacent to the driving line and which transmits a second touch pulse to the other of the even-numbered touch driving unit and the odd-numbered touch driving unit of the touch driving units and a plurality of sensing routers connected to each of the touch sensing units and which receives a sensing signal from the touch sensing units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Won-Ki Hong, Seung-Ho Nam, Ji-Hong Park, Moon-Sung Choi
  • Patent number: D911195
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Won Ki Hong, Sung Kook Park, So Hee Park, Hee Seomoon, Tae Hee Lee
  • Patent number: D911196
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Won Ki Hong, Sung Kook Park, So Hee Park, Hee Seomoon, Tae Hee Lee