Patents by Inventor Yeon Ho Son

Yeon Ho Son 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: 20140145560
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a piezoelectric vibration module including: a vibration plate mounted with a piezoelectric device and including at least one first elastic member; a lower case spaced apart from the vibration plate by a predetermined interval, disposed to be in parallel with the vibration plate, and including at least one second elastic member protruded toward the vibration plate; and an upper case having a shape of a box and including at least one third elastic member protruded toward an inner portion of the box.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Sun PARK, Yeon Ho Son, Jae Kyung Kim
  • Patent number: 8704780
    Abstract: A haptic feedback device includes: a haptic device receiving a contact pressure applied thereto; and an actuator provided to the haptic device and excited according to a change in the contact pressure of the haptic device to generate vibrations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yeon Ho Son, Jae Kyung Kim, Dong Sun Park, Kum Kyung Lee, Dae Woong Yun
  • Publication number: 20130300255
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a piezoelectric vibration module including a vibration plate that is surrounded by an upper case and a lower case, and includes a first stopper capable of preventing direct collision between a piezoelectric element and an internal constituent member, for example, an upper plate while vibrating linearly therein. In particular, the piezoelectric vibration module may further include a second stopper in the lower case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dae Woong Yun, Dong Sun Park, Jae Kyung Kim, Joon Choi, Yeon Ho Son
  • Publication number: 20130300261
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a piezoelectric vibration module in which piezoelectric elements generating vibration force by repetitively extending and being shrinkingly deformed through application of flat external power are placed symmetrically around the center of a lower plate of a vibration plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2012
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Kyung Kim, Dong Sun Park, Joon Choi, Yeon Ho Son
  • Publication number: 20130300257
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a piezoelectric vibration module including a vibration plate that is surrounded by an upper case and a lower case, and includes a stopper capable of preventing direct collision between a piezoelectric element and an internal constituent member, for example, a lower case while vibrating linearly therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2013
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Kyung Kim, Dong Sun Park, Joon Choi, Yeon Ho Son
  • Publication number: 20130300256
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a piezoelectric vibration module that includes a side damper between a vibration plate with a piezoelectric element and an upper case so as to ensure reliability against external shock applied to the side and narrows a spaced distance between the vibration plate and the upper case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2012
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Kyung Kim, Dong Sun Park, Joon Choi, Yeon Ho Son
  • Patent number: 8487513
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a piezoelectric actuator. The piezoelectric actuator includes a piezoelectric element generating vibrations by repetitively expanding and restoring according to power applied from the outside to be linearly driven; a support member contacts the piezoelectric element in order to support the piezoelectric element; and vibration control members attached to one surface of and the support member and the piezoelectric element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2013
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong Sun Park, Jae Kyung Kim, Yeon Ho Son, Ki Suk Woo, Kum Kyung Lee, Ji Yeoun Jang
  • Patent number: 8476806
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a piezoelectric actuator module. The piezoelectric actuator module includes a flat plate, two or more elastic members, and a piezoelectric element. The elastic members are provided on each of opposite ends of the plate in a longitudinal direction thereof and protrude perpendicularly from the plate in such a way that a first end of each of the elastic members is coupled to an electronic device. The piezoelectric element is provided on a first surface of the plate and transmits vibrating force to the electronic device. The piezoelectric actuator module includes a plate having on opposite ends thereof two or more elastic members, thus being capable of controlling vibrating force by changing the length of the plate and the number of the elastic members, in addition to reliably supporting piezoelectric elements provided on the plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae Kyung Kim, Yeon Ho Son, Ki Suk Woo, Su Young Jung, Ji Yeoun Jang, Dong Sun Park, Kum Kyung Lee, Dae Woong Yun
  • Patent number: 8466604
    Abstract: A vibration actuator module is disclosed. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, the vibration actuator module includes a vibrated body, a vibrating plate, which is coupled to the vibrated body and has a smaller elastic modulus than the vibrated body, and a driver, which is coupled to the vibrating plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2013
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ki-Suk Woo, Yeon-Ho Son, Su-Young Jung, Dong-Sun Park, Dae-Woong Yun, Kum-Kyung Lee, Ji-Yeoun Jang, Jae-Kyung Kim
  • Patent number: 8456432
    Abstract: A touch input-type electronic device is disclosed. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, the touch input-type electronic device includes a touchscreen panel, an actuator, which vibrates the touchscreen panel, a guide unit, which supports both ends of the actuator, such that vibration of the actuator can be transferred to the touchscreen panel, and supports the touchscreen panel, and a case, which supports the guide unit. Thus, the touch input-type electronic device in accordance with the present embodiment can provide an appealing sensory feel corresponding to a position that is pressed directly by the user, by vibrating the pressed position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2013
    Assignee: Samsung Electr-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Kyung Kim, Yeon-Ho Son, Dong-Sun Park
  • Publication number: 20130093577
    Abstract: There is provided a haptic feedback device. The haptic feedback device may include a case, a vibration member installed in the case, to vibrate, a vibration element formed in the vibration member, to generate vibrations, and a first impact absorbing member preventing a collision between the vibration member and the case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: April 18, 2013
    Inventors: Dong Sun Park, Jae Kyung Kim, Dae Woong Yun, Yeon Ho Son
  • Publication number: 20130003270
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a support structure of a touch panel. According to the present invention, by implementing a touch panel support structure having the maximum resistance to vibration and warpage transferred to the touch panel by a vibration generating device, it is possible to uniformize a vibration width by minimizing a deviation of vibration displacement for each position of a touch panel and it is possible to safely protect the touch panel by effectively absorbing external shock through a cushion operation of a buffering member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2012
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae Kyung Kim, Dong Sun Park, Yeon Ho Son
  • Publication number: 20130002093
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a piezoelectric vibration module including: a piezoelectric element repeatedly extended and compressed according to application of external power to generate vibration force; a vibration plate having the piezoelectric element coupled to one surface thereof and repeatedly extended and compressed integrally with the piezoelectric element to transfer the vibration force of the piezoelectric element to an external component; a weight body having a central portion coupled to the other side of the vibration plate in order to increase the vibration force of the piezoelectric element; and a coupling member fixedly coupling the central portion of the weight body and the vibration plate to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2012
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Kyung Kim, Dong Sun Park, Yeon Ho Son
  • Patent number: 8324786
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a piezoelectric actuator module. The piezoelectric actuator module includes a flat plate. An elastic member is provided on each of opposite ends of the plate in a longitudinal direction thereof, and protrudes perpendicularly from the plate in such a way that a first end of the elastic member is coupled to an electronic device. A plate-shaped elastic body is provided on a first surface of the plate. A piezoelectric element is provided on a first surface of the elastic body. The plate-shaped elastic body is provided between the plate and the piezoelectric element, so that the overall spring constant of the piezoelectric actuator module is lowered and thus the vibrating force of the piezoelectric actuator module is increased.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2012
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae Kyung Kim, Yeon Ho Son, Ki Suk Woo, Su Young Jung, Ji Yeoun Jang, Dong Sun Park, Kum Kyung Lee, Dae Woong Yun
  • Publication number: 20120242593
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a piezoelectric vibration module and a touch screen using the same. In the piezoelectric vibration module, a mass body is attached to a central portion of a vibration bar, thereby making it possible to maximize the amplitude of the piezoelectric vibration module, and a groove is formed in the vibration bar to provide elasticity and flexibility to the piezoelectric vibration module, thereby making it possible to maximize vibratory force of the piezoelectric vibration module. In the touch screen, the piezoelectric vibration module is attached to a lower surface of an image display part of the touch screen, thereby making it possible to directly transfer vibratory force generated in the piezoelectric vibration module to an input unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2011
    Publication date: September 27, 2012
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Kyung Kim, Dong Sun Park, Yeon Ho Son
  • Publication number: 20120153775
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a piezoelectric actuator. The piezoelectric actuator includes a piezoelectric element generating vibrations by repetitively expanding and restoring according to power applied from the outside to be linearly driven; a support member contacts the piezoelectric element in order to support the piezoelectric element; and vibration control members attached to one surface of and the support member and the piezoelectric element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2011
    Publication date: June 21, 2012
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dong Sun Park, Jae Kung Kim, Yeon Ho Son, Ki Suk Woo, Kum Kyung Lee, Ji Yeoun Jang
  • Patent number: 8136776
    Abstract: A tilting device is disclosed. A tilting device for tiltably supporting a mass may include: a bracket, which is attachable to and detachable from the mass, and which is configured to tilt about a rotation shaft; a nut, which is hinge-coupled to one side of the bracket about a hinge shaft; a leadscrew, which engages the nut; and a housing, which supports either side of the rotation shaft, and in which a guide indentation is formed that guides a movement of the hinge shaft. The tilting device utilizes a simple link structure to tilt a mass using a small-capacity driving unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2012
    Assignee: Sentronix Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Kyung Kim, Yeon-Ho Son
  • Publication number: 20120026103
    Abstract: Disclosed are a vibration generator, which can increase the vibration force of a vibration plate by additionally applying the mass of a mass body to the vibration plate, and an electronic device including the same. The vibration generator includes at least one piezoelectric element mounted inside the case and subjected to compression and expansion in response to input power, a vibration plate including a body elongated in a preset lengthwise direction and having the at least one piezoelectric element mounted thereon, and generating vibrations by the compression and expansion of the at least one piezoelectric element, and at least one mass part adding a preset magnitude of mass to the vibration plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2011
    Publication date: February 2, 2012
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ki Suk Woo, Yeon Ho Son, Jae Kyung Kim, Dong Sun Park, Ji Yeoun Jang, Kum Kyung Lee
  • Publication number: 20110273405
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a touch screen device, including: a case that partitions an internal space, a touch panel module that is received in the case to recognize external pressure, a first actuator that is mounted at the lower part of the touch panel module to generate vibration, a second actuator that is mounted at the case to generate vibration, and a coupling member that is provided between the case and the touch panel module, wherein the vibration direction of the first actuator is different from that of the second actuator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2010
    Publication date: November 10, 2011
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yeon Ho SON, Dae Woong Yun, Ji Yeoun Jang, Ki Suk Woo, Kum Kyung Lee, Dong Sun Park, Jae Kyung Kim, Su Young Jung
  • Publication number: 20110260995
    Abstract: There is provided an actuator module, a haptic feedback device, and an electronic device having the same. The haptic feedback device includes a haptic device receiving a user contact applied thereto, and an actuator module generating vibrations according to the user contact applied to the haptic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2011
    Publication date: October 27, 2011
    Applicant: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ki Suk Woo, Dae Woong Yun, Su Young Jung, Yeon Ho Son, Dong Sun Park, Kum Kyung Lee, Ji Yeoun Jang, Chang Soo Kim, Jae Kyung Kim