Patents by Inventor Woong LIM

Woong LIM 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: 11985325
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a method, an apparatus, and a storage medium for image encoding/decoding using geometric partitioning. A target block may be geometrically partitioned, and multiple partitioned regions may be generated from geometric partitioning. Each partitioned region may have a non-square and a non-rectangular shape. Different prediction schemes may be applied to different partitioned regions. The different prediction schemes for multiple partitioned regions may be signaled as explicit information, and may be derived using information about a coding parameter for the target block or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignees: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, INDUSTRY-ACADEMIA COOPERATION GROUP OF SEJONG UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Woong Lim, Jin-Young Lee, Gun Bang, Hui-Yong Kim
  • Publication number: 20240155152
    Abstract: According to the present invention, an image encoding apparatus comprises: a motion prediction unit which derives motion information on a current block in the form of the motion information including L0 motion information and L1 motion information; a motion compensation unit which performs a motion compensation for the current block on the basis of at least one of the L0 motion information and L1 motion information so as to generate a prediction block corresponding to the current block; and a restoration block generating unit which generates a restoration block corresponding to the current block based on the prediction block. According to the present invention, image encoding efficiency can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2024
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicants: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Hui Yong KIM, Gwang Hoon PARK, Kyung Yong KIM, Sang Min KIM, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM
  • Patent number: 11979573
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method for determining a color difference component quantization parameter and a device using the method. Method for decoding an image can comprise the steps of: decoding a color difference component quantization parameter offset on the basis of size information of a transform unit; and calculating a color difference component quantization parameter index on the basis of the decoded color difference component quantization parameter offset. Therefore, the present invention enables effective quantization by applying different color difference component quantization parameters according to the size of the transform unit when executing the quantization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
    Inventors: Sung Chang Lim, Hui Yong Kim, Se Yoon Jeong, Jong Ho Kim, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Ho Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim
  • Publication number: 20240146229
    Abstract: A motor-driving apparatus for driving a motor having a plurality of windings respectively corresponding to a plurality of phases is provided. The motor-driving apparatus includes a first inverter having a plurality of first switching devices and connected to first ends of the plurality of windings and a second inverter having a plurality of second switching devices and connected to second ends of the plurality of windings. A third switching device is configured to selectively connect and disconnect points at which a number of turns of each of the windings is divided in a preset ratio. A controller is configured to adjust an on/off state of the first to third switching devices based on required output of the motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2024
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Inventors: Kang Ho Jeong, Jong Kyong Lim, Suk Hyun Lim, Ji Woong Jang, Beom Sik Kim, Sang Cheol Shin
  • Publication number: 20240136664
    Abstract: A battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode, the first electrode, the second electrode and the separator being wound around a winding axis to define a core and an outer peripheral surface. The first electrode and the second electrode include a first uncoated region and a second uncoated region along a winding direction, respectively, and an active material layer coating is absent in the first uncoated region and the second uncoated region. The battery further includes a housing receiving the electrode assembly through an opening formed at a bottom, a first current collector coupled to the first uncoated region and disposed within the housing, a cap covering the opening, a spacer interposed between the cap and the electrode assembly to fix the electrode assembly and seal the housing, and a terminal electrically connected to the second uncoated region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Min-Ki JO, Bo-Hyun KANG, Do-Gyun KIM, Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Hae-Jin LIM, Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG, Geon-Woo MIN, Jae-Woong KIM
  • Publication number: 20240136674
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electrode assembly, a battery, and a battery pack and a vehicle including the same. In the electrode assembly, a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator interposed therebetween are wound based on a winding axis to define a core and an outer circumference. The first electrode includes a first active material portion coated with an active material layer and a first uncoated portion not coated with an active material layer along a winding direction. At least a part of the first uncoated portion is defined as an electrode tab by itself. The first uncoated portion includes a first portion adjacent to the core of the electrode assembly, a second portion adjacent to the outer circumference of the electrode assembly, and a third portion interposed between the first portion and the second portion. The first portion or the second portion has a smaller height than the third portion in the winding axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Jong-Sik PARK, Jae-Won LIM, Yu-Sung CHOE, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Pil-Kyu PARK, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Hae-Jin LIM, Min-Ki JO, Su-Ji CHOI, Bo-Hyun KANG, Jae-Woong KIM, Ji-Min JUNG, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20240128608
    Abstract: A battery includes an electrode assembly including a first uncoated region and a second uncoated region; a battery housing accommodating the electrode assembly and electrically connected to the second uncoated region; a cap to cover an open portion on bottom of the battery housing; a first electrode terminal passing through a partially closed portion of the battery housing and being electrically isolated from the battery housing; and a first current collector coupled to the first uncoated region and connected to the first electrode terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Bo-Hyun KANG, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Min-Ki JO, Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Jae-Woong KIM, Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG
  • Publication number: 20240128605
    Abstract: Provided are an electrode assembly, a battery, and a battery pack and vehicle including the same. An electrode assembly, in which a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator interposed therebetween are wound about an axis to define a core and an outer circumferential surface. At least one of the first electrode and the second electrode includes, at a long side end portion, an uncoated portion exposed beyond the separator in a direction of the axis. At least a part of the uncoated portion is bent in a radial direction of the electrode assembly to define a bent surface region having overlapping layers of the uncoated portion. The bent surface region includes a welding target region having a number of the overlapping layers of the uncoated portion, and the welding target region extends along a radial direction of the electrode assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Min-Woo KIM, Do-Gyun KIM, Kyung-Wook CHO, Geon-Woo MIN, Min-Ki JO, Jae-Woong KIM, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Hae-Jin LIM, Su-Ji CHOI, Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG
  • Publication number: 20240128517
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electrode assembly, a battery, and a battery pack and a vehicle including the same. In the electrode assembly, a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator interposed therebetween are wound based on an axis to define a core and an outer circumference. The first electrode includes an uncoated portion at a long side end thereof and exposed out of the separator along a winding axis direction of the electrode assembly. A part of the uncoated portion is bent in a radial direction of the electrode assembly to form a bending surface region that includes overlapping layers of the uncoated portion, and in a partial region of the bending surface region, the number of stacked layers of the uncoated portion is 10 or more in the winding axis direction of the electrode assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Hae-Jin LIM, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI, Do-Gyun KIM, Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Geon-Woo MIN, Min-Ki JO, Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG, Jae-Woong KIM, Jong-Sik PARK, Yu-Sung CHOE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Bo-Hyun KANG, Pil-Kyu PARK
  • Patent number: 11962803
    Abstract: The multi sample prediction method of the present invention comprises the steps of: determining a sample group consisting of a plurality of samples inside a decoding target block; determining a representative position corresponding to the sample group, inside the decoding target block; determining a representative prediction value for the sample group, on the basis of the determined representative position; and determining the determined representative prediction value as the final prediction value for each of the plurality of samples making up the sample group. The present invention enhances efficiency in encoding/decoding and reduces complexity thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Jin Ho Lee, Hui Yong Kim, Sung Chang Lim, Jong Ho Kim, Ha Hyun Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim
  • Patent number: 11962766
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an encoding method and decoding method, and a device using the same. The encoding method according to the present invention comprises the steps of: specifying an intra prediction mode for a current block; and scanning a residual signal by intra prediction of the current block, wherein the step of scanning the residual signal can determine a scanning type for a luminance signal and a chroma signal of the current block according to an intra prediction mode for a luminance sample of the current block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignees: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Hui Yong Kim, Gwang Hoon Park, Kyung Yong Kim, Sung Chang Lim, Jin Ho Lee, Jin Soo Choi, Jin Woong Kim
  • Publication number: 20240100719
    Abstract: A gripper includes a body part, a finger base part coupled to the body part, and a finger part coupled to a first side of the body part or the finger base part and coupled to the body part or the finger base part to be reciprocal, wherein the finger part comprises a first link structure and a second link structure, sides of which are coupled to the finger base part, respectively, and wherein, in the first link structure and the second link structure, a first support area of the first link structure and a second support area of the second link structure reciprocate in only one of a plurality of directions that cross a direction in which the finger part reciprocates with respect to the finger base part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Inventors: Beom Su Kim, Hyun Seop Lim, Ju Young Yoon, Kyu Jung Kim, Hyo Joong Kim, Seong Taek Hwang, Ho Jun Kim, Dong Jin Hyun, Min Woong Jeung
  • Publication number: 20240107002
    Abstract: A method for coding image information includes generating prediction information by predicting information on a current coding unit, and determining whether the information on the current coding unit is the same as the prediction information. When the information on the current coding unit is the same as the prediction information, a flag indicating that the information on the current coding unit is the same as the prediction information is coded and transmitted. When the information on the current coding unit is not the same as the prediction information, a flag indicating that the information on the current coding unit is not the same as the prediction information and the information on the current coding unit are coded and transmitted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Se Yoon JEONG, Hui Yong KIM, Sung Chang LIM, Jin Ho LEE, Ha Hyun LEE, Jong Ho KIM, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Chie Teuk AHN, Gwang Hoon PARK, Kyung Yong KIM, Tae Ryong KIM, Han Soo LEE
  • Publication number: 20240106070
    Abstract: Disclosed is a battery cell, which includes a battery case having an accommodation portion in which an electrode assembly is mounted, and a sealing portion formed by sealing an outer periphery thereof; an electrode lead electrically connected to an electrode tab included in the electrode assembly and protruding out of the battery case via the sealing portion; and a lead film located at a portion corresponding to the sealing portion in at least one of an upper portion and a lower portion of the electrode lead, wherein a gas discharge guiding unit is inserted in the lead film, the battery case includes a cover portion extending from the sealing portion, and the cover portion is located on the lead film and protrudes in an outer direction of the battery case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2022
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: LG Energy Solution, Ltd.
    Inventors: Dae-Woong Song, Sang-Hun Kim, Min-Hyeong Kang, Hyung-Kyun Yu, Hun-Hee Lim, Soo-Ji Hwang
  • Publication number: 20240100690
    Abstract: A gripper includes a body part, a finger base part coupled to the body part to be rotatable, the finger base part including a first finger base part and a second finger base part configured such that when the first finger base part is rotated in a first direction with respect to the body part, the second finger base part is provided to be rotatable in a second direction opposite the first direction with respect to the body part, and a finger part coupled to a first side of the body part or the finger base part to be reciprocal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Inventors: Beom Su Kim, Hyun Seop Lim, Ju Young Yoon, Kyu Jung Kim, Hyo-Joong Kim, Seong Taek Hwang, Ho Jun Kim, Dong Jin Hyun, Min Woong Jeung
  • Publication number: 20240098302
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method for inducing a prediction motion vector and an apparatus using the same. An image decoding method can include: a step of determining the information related to a plurality of spatial candidate prediction motion vectors from peripheral predicted blocks of a predicted target block; and a step of determining the information related to temporal candidate prediction motion vectors on the basis of the information related to the plurality of spatial candidate prediction motion vectors. Accordingly, the present invention can reduce complexity and can enhance coding efficiency when inducing the optimum prediction motion vector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Korea Aerospace University
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Hui Yong KIM, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Jae Gon KIM, Sang Yong LEE, Un Ki PARK
  • Publication number: 20240088493
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a secondary battery comprising an electrode assembly having an electrode lead attached thereto, a case comprising a receiving portion in which the electrode assembly is received and a sealing portion comprising a sealant resin and configured to seal the electrode assembly, a lead film configured to cover a portion of an outer surface of the electrode lead and interposed between the electrode lead and the case, a vent area disposed in at least a portion of the case, and a vent member comprising a first layer comprising a resin having lower melting point than the sealant resin, and a second layer disposed on at least one surface of the first layer and comprising an adhesive material. The vent member may be inserted into the vent area. A thickness of the second layer may be equal to or smaller than 5 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2022
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicant: LG Energy Solution, Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang-Hun Kim, Dae-Woong Song, Min-Hyeong Kang, Hyung-Kyun Yu, Hun-Hee Lim, Soo-Ji Hwang
  • Publication number: 20240083018
    Abstract: An embodiment device includes an input module including a motor configured to generate a rotational force, an output module configured to receive power from the input module to be rotatable, and a connection module having a first side coupled to the input module and a second side, opposite the first side, coupled to the output module, wherein the connection module is configured to transmit the power from the input module to the output module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Inventors: Hyo-Joong Kim, Sang In Park, Ki Hyeon Bae, Ju Young Yoon, Beom Su Kim, Min Woong Jeung, Seong Taek Hwang, Ho Jun Kim, Hyun Seop Lim, Kyu Jung Kim
  • Publication number: 20240073418
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a method, an apparatus and a storage medium for image encoding/decoding. For efficient image compression, efficient syntax is required. Pieces of information required for image decoding may be structurally or semantically associated with each other. Based on this association, whether signaling of one piece of information is to be performed may be determined based on another piece of information. Further, based on this association, the signaling order or priority of multiple pieces of information may be determined. Depending on this determination, based on the number of subpictures present in a picture in high-level syntax, the number of slices present in the picture may be selectively signaled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Woong LIM, Gun BANG
  • Publication number: 20240073416
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for encoding and decoding an image by skip encoding. The image-encoding method by skip encoding, which performs intra-prediction, comprises: performing a filtering operation on the signal which is reconstructed prior to an encoding object signal in an encoding object image; using the filtered reconstructed signal to generate a prediction signal for the encoding object signal; setting the generated prediction signal as a reconstruction signal for the encoding object signal; and not encoding the residual signal which can be generated on the basis of the difference between the encoding object signal and the prediction signal, thereby performing skip encoding on the encoding object signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicants: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation, Universily-lndustry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
    Inventors: Sung Chang LIM, Ha Hyun LEE, Se Yoon JEONG, Hui Yong KIM, Suk Hee CHO, Jong Ho KIM, Jin Ho LEE, Jin Soo CHOI, Jin Woong KIM, Chie Teuk AHN, Dong Gyu SIM, Seoung Jun OH, Gwang Hoon PARK, Sea Nae PARK, Chan Woong JEON