Patents by Inventor Won-Sik Kim

Won-Sik 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).

  • Patent number: 10438357
    Abstract: An interactive image segmenting apparatus and method are provided. The image segmenting apparatus and corresponding method include a boundary detector, a condition generator, and a boundary modifier. The boundary detector is configured to detect a boundary from an image using an image segmentation process. The feedback receiver is configured to receive information about the detected boundary. The condition generator is configured to generate a constraint for the image segmentation process based on the information. The boundary modifier is configured to modify the detected boundary by applying the generated constraint to the image segmentation process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Won Sik Kim
  • Patent number: 10428912
    Abstract: A transmission for a vehicle capable is provided to improve fuel efficiency through multiple gear shift stages and enhance power performance of an engine. By combining first and second planetary gear sets, a compound planetary gear set, and multiple frictional elements selectively connecting rotary components of the three planetary gear sets via a corresponding shaft, the transmission provides eleven forward gear stages and three reverse gear stages. In particular, a first rotary element of the first planetary gear is fixedly connected to a transmission case, a second rotary element of the first planetary gear is fixedly connected to a second rotary element of the second planetary gear, and a third rotary element of the first planetary gear device is selectively connected to a first rotary element of the compound planetary gear set and a fourth rotary element of the compound planetary gear set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seong Wook Hwang, Hyun Sik Kwon, Ki Tae Kim, Won Min Cho, Jae Chang Kook, Seong Wook Ji
  • Patent number: 10424053
    Abstract: An image correction apparatus includes an image correction processor configured to generate an image intensity gradient for each of areas of a pre-corrected image, generate a weight coefficient that is dependent on the image intensity gradient, generate a correction transfer function in which the weight coefficient is applied, generate an output value of a corrected image from an image intensity by applying the correction transfer function, and generate the corrected image based on the output value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Victor Yurlov, Bok Young Hong, Young Kyun Lee, Won Seok Park, Myung Gu Kang, Dae Sik Kim
  • Publication number: 20190280374
    Abstract: An antenna module includes a first connection member including at least one first wiring layer and at least one first insulating layer; an antenna package disposed on a first surface of the first connection member, and including a plurality of antenna members and a plurality of feed vias; an integrated circuit (IC) disposed on a second surface of the first connection member and electrically connected to the corresponding wire of at least one first wiring layer; and a second connection member including at least one second wiring layer electrically connected to the IC and at least one second insulating layer, and disposed between the first connection member and the IC, wherein the second connection member has a third surface facing the first connection member and having an area smaller than that of the second surface, and a fourth surface facing the IC.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Doo Il KIM, Dae Kwon JUNG, Young Sik HUR, Won Wook SO, Yong Ho BAEK, Woo Jung CHOI
  • Patent number: 10408307
    Abstract: A multi-stage transmission for vehicles includes an input shaft for receiving power from an engine; an output shaft for outputting the power; and a first, a second, a third, and a fourth planetary gear device. Each of the planetary gear devices has three rotary elements. The transmission further includes a first rotary shaft connected to the input shaft; a second rotary shaft; a third rotary shaft; a fourth rotary shaft; a fifth rotary shaft; a sixth rotary shaft; a seventh rotary shaft connected to a first rotary element of the third planetary gear device; and an eighth rotary shaft connected to a third rotary element of the fourth planetary gear device and to the output shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Hyun Sik Kwon, Seong Wook Ji, Ki Tae Kim, Ju Hyeon Park, Il Han Yoo, Seong Wook Hwang, Won Min Cho
  • Patent number: 10408306
    Abstract: A multi-stage transmission for a vehicle includes: an input shaft, an output shaft, a first, a second, a third, and a fourth planetary gear device, each of which is disposed between the input shaft and the output shaft, and six gear-shift elements connected to rotation elements of the planetary gear devices. A first rotation element of the third planetary gear device is fixedly connected to a first rotation element of the first planetary gear device and to a first rotation element of the second planetary gear device. A second rotation element of the third planetary gear device is fixedly connected to a third rotation element of the first planetary gear device and to a third rotation element of the fourth planetary gear device. A third rotation element of the third planetary gear device is selectively connected to the input shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA Motor Corporation
    Inventors: Hyun Sik Kwon, Seong Wook Ji, Ki Tae Kim, Ju Hyeon Park, Il Han Yoo, Seong Wook Hwang, Won Min Cho
  • Publication number: 20190272694
    Abstract: An input device includes a touch pad may include a transmissive material, a touch detector disposed at a rear portion of the touch pad, a printed circuit board connected to the touch detector, and a plurality of light emitting devices mounted on the printed circuit board, wherein a plurality of input elements is provided on a back surface of the touch detector. Each input element has at least two symbols that are formed in overlap with each other and in mutually different colors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, LS Automotive Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hye Kyung KIM, Sung Sik CHOI, Dae Ig JUNG, Young Ju LEE, Keon Soo JIN, Dae Wook KWON, Min Seok KWON, Won LEE, Moon Soo KIM
  • Patent number: 10400868
    Abstract: A multi-stage transmission for a vehicle includes an input shaft; an output shaft; first, second, third, fourth and fifth planetary gear sets disposed between the input shaft and the output shaft to transmit rotary force, each of the first, second, third, fourth and fifth planetary gear sets having three rotary elements; and six shifting elements connected to the rotary elements of the first, second, third, fourth and fifth planetary gear sets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Jae Chang Kook, Hyun Sik Kwon, Ki Tae Kim, Won Min Cho, Seong Wook Hwang, Seong Wook Ji
  • Patent number: 10400864
    Abstract: A multistage transmission for a vehicle includes: input and output shafts; four planetary gear devices each having three rotary elements to transfer rotary force; and six shift elements connected to the rotary elements of the planetary gear devices. A first rotary element of the first planetary gear device is selectively connected to a transmission case and to a second rotary element of a second planetary gear device, a second rotary element of the first planetary gear device is selectively connected to the transmission case and fixedly connected to a third rotary element of the second planetary gear device, and a third rotary element of the first planetary gear device is selectively connected to the second rotary element of the second planetary gear device and fixedly connected to a third rotary element of a third planetary gear device and a first rotary element of a fourth planetary gear device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seong Wook Hwang, Hyun Sik Kwon, Ki Tae Kim, Won Min Cho, Jae Chang Kook, Seong Wook Ji
  • Patent number: 10381345
    Abstract: Provided is a semiconductor device having an enhanced characteristic and a resistor structure satisfying a desired target resistor value of a resistor device. A semiconductor device includes: a lower interlayer insulating layer disposed on a substrate comprising a resistor area; a resistor structure comprising a resistor layer and an etch stop pattern sequentially stacked on the lower interlayer insulating layer of the resistor area; an upper interlayer insulating layer configured to cover the resistor structure and disposed on the lower interlayer insulating layer; a resistor contact structure configured to pass through the upper interlayer insulating layer and the etch stop pattern and contact the resistor layer; and a resistor contact spacer disposed between the upper interlayer insulating layer, the etch stop pattern, and the resistor contact structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hong-sik Shin, Do-hyoung Kim, Doo-young Lee, Hyon-wook Ra, Seo-bum Lee, Won-hyuk Lee
  • Patent number: 10368100
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for decoding video data. The method for decoding video data includes receiving coded video data including multi-view video data and depth data corresponding to the video data, acquiring motion data for inter-view prediction of a coding unit of the coded video data from the depth data, and performing inter-view prediction based on the motion data, and restoring video data according to the multi-view video data including the coding unit and the depth data based on the motion prediction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Gun Bang, Won Sik Cheong, Nam Ho Hur, Kyung Yong Kim, Gwang Hoon Park, Young Su Heo
  • Publication number: 20190221917
    Abstract: An antenna module includes a connection member including at least one wiring layer and at least one insulating layer; an integrated circuit (IC) disposed on a first surface of the connection member and electrically connected to at least one wiring layer; and an antenna package disposed on a second surface of the connection member, and including a dielectric layer, a plurality of antenna members, and a plurality of feed vias, wherein the antenna package further includes a chip antenna including a dielectric body and first and second electrodes, respectively disposed on first and second surfaces of the dielectric body, wherein the chip antenna is disposed to be spaced apart from the plurality of feed vias within the dielectric layer so that at least one of the first electrode or the second electrode is electrically connected to a corresponding wire of the at least one wiring layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2018
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Doo Il KIM, Yong Ho BAEK, Won Wook SO, Young Sik HUR
  • Patent number: 10352405
    Abstract: A vehicular multi-stage transmission includes: input and output shafts; first, second, third and fourth planetary gear devices each including first, second and third rotary elements; and seven shifting elements connected to the rotary elements of the four planetary gear devices. In particular, the second rotary element of the first planetary gear device PG1 is selectively connected to a transmission case by a first shifting element while being selectively connected to the input shaft, and the secondary rotary element of the first planetary gear device is selectively connected to the third rotary element of the second planetary gear device, the first rotary element of the third planetary gear device, and the first rotary element of the fourth planetary gear device. In addition, the third rotary element of the first planetary gear device is fixedly connected to the second rotary element of the second planetary gear device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA MOTORS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jae Chang Kook, Seong Wook Ji, Ju Hyun Park, Won Min Cho, Hyun Sik Kwon, Il Han Yoo, Seong Wook Hwang, Ki Tae Kim
  • Publication number: 20190214999
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a time-to-digital converter (TDC) that receives a reference frequency signal and a feedback frequency signal, and outputs a first digital signal indicating a time difference between the reference frequency signal and the feedback frequency signal; a digital loop filter (DLF) that outputs a second digital signal generated by filtering the first digital signal; a multiplier circuit that outputs one of a third digital signal and a final test signal, the third digital signal generated by performing a multiplication operation on the second digital signal using a multiplication coefficient; a digital-controlled oscillator (DCO) that generates an oscillation signal having a frequency based on the output one of the third digital signal and the final test signal; and a loop gain calibrator (LGC) that receives the oscillation signal, generates a pair of test signals, and determines the multiplication coefficient using the pair of test signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Won Sik YU, Woo Seok KIM, Ji Hyun KIM, Tae lk KIM
  • Patent number: 10344837
    Abstract: Disclosed is a vehicle transmission with multiple gear stages, the transmission being capable of improving fuel economy and the performance of a vehicle. The vehicle transmission includes four planetary gear sets and six friction members. A shifting operation is performed such that rotary elements of the planetary gear sets are selectively connected and disconnected by the friction members so that the speed and direction of rotation of each gear are changed. Through this shifting operation, a vehicle can drive with one of ten or more forward speed gear ratios and one or more reverse speed gear ratios.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Seong Wook Hwang, Hyun Sik Kwon, Ki Tae Kim, Won Min Cho, Jae Chang Kook, Seong Wook Ji
  • Patent number: 10344836
    Abstract: Disclosed is a vehicle transmission capable of improving fuel economy and performance of a vehicle with an increased number of gear stages. The vehicle transmission includes three simple planetary gear sets and one compound planetary gear set or includes five simple planetary gear sets. A shifting operation is performed by changing speed and direction of rotation of gears in a manner of selectively connecting and disconnecting rotary elements of the gear sets and a plurality of friction members. The vehicle transmission provides ten or more forward speed ratios and one or more reverse speed ratios through this shifting operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Ki Tae Kim, Seong Wook Hwang, Hyun Sik Kwon, Won Min Cho, Jae Chang Kook, Seong Wook Ji
  • Patent number: 10347598
    Abstract: A composite antenna substrate and semiconductor package module includes: a fan-out semiconductor package including a semiconductor chip, an encapsulant encapsulating at least portions of the semiconductor chip, and a connection member including a redistribution layer electrically connected to connection pads; and an antenna substrate including an antenna member including antenna patterns, ground patterns, and feed lines, and a wiring member disposed below the antenna member and including wiring layers including feeding patterns electrically connected to the feed lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yong Ho Baek, Doo Il Kim, Young Sik Hur, Jung Hyun Cho, Won Wook So
  • Publication number: 20190206635
    Abstract: A symbol button for a vehicle includes: a button body; a button surface portion positioned at an upper portion of the button body; a symbol printing portion positioned on the button surface portion; an anti-plating portion positioned at a lower portion of the button body; and a metal plating layer positioned at the outside of a button excluding the symbol printing portion and the anti-plating portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Woo Chul JUNG, Choon Soo LEE, Kyoung Sil LEE, Jae Sik SEO, Sung Ho YOON, Yong Ju GIL, Won Gyoum KIM, Han NAM
  • Patent number: 10339742
    Abstract: An input device includes a touch pad may include a transmissive material, a touch detector disposed at a rear portion of the touch pad, a printed circuit board connected to the touch detector, and a plurality of light emitting devices mounted on the printed circuit board, wherein a plurality of input elements is provided on a back surface of the touch detector. Each input element has at least two symbols that are formed in overlap with each other and in mutually different colors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, LS Automotive Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hye Kyung Kim, Sung Sik Choi, Dae Ig Jung, Young Ju Lee, Keon Soo Jin, Dae Wook Kwon, Min Seok Kwon, Won Lee, Moon Soo Kim
  • Patent number: 10330178
    Abstract: A vehicle transmission realizes speed change via variation in rotation speed and direction by selective control operation using combinations of six friction elements and a plurality of rotating elements of four planetary gear devices, and enables vehicle driving by realizing at least ten stage gear ratios for forward movement and at least one stage gear ratio for backward movement based on different speeds, wherein the vehicle transmission may increase fuel efficiency and power performance resulting from the multiple stages of the transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motor Corp.
    Inventors: Seong Wook Ji, Seong Wook Hwang, Hyun Sik Kwon, Ki Tae Kim, Won Min Cho, Jae Chang Kook