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1 US10649542B2
Display apparatus and method for controlling the same
Publication/Patent Number: US10649542B2 Publication Date: 2020-05-12 Application Number: 16/157,393 Filing Date: 2018-10-11 Inventor: Kim, Shin A   Soh, Byung Seok   Son, Chang Won   Yoo, Ho June   Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.   IPC: G06F3/02 Abstract: A display apparatus and a method for controlling the same are disclosed. The display apparatus according to the embodiment includes an input device including a button structure and a sensor assembly configured to output different sensor values according to a movement of the button structure. According to an embodiment, the display apparatus includes a controller configured to generate a control signal based on sensor value information generated by the sensor assembly, and a display configured to provide a display based on the control signal. An embodiment of the disclosure provides a single multi-channel input device in the display in which a display screen correction function and a display screen operation function may be performed together using a color sensor applied to the input device. According to the disclosure, a simplified button structure of the display apparatus may be provided. A display apparatus and a method for controlling the same are disclosed. The display apparatus according to the embodiment includes an input device including a button structure and a sensor assembly configured to output different sensor values according to a movement of the ...More Less
2 US10551100B2
Refrigerator and method for controlling the same
Publication/Patent Number: US10551100B2 Publication Date: 2020-02-04 Application Number: 15/551,409 Filing Date: 2016-02-02 Inventor: Park, Jung Won   Cho, Sung Ho   Ko, Kyung Tae   Kang, Seung Wan   Kim, Woo Sung   Lee, Chang Hern   Kim, Gang Hyun   Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.   IPC: F25B41/04 Abstract: A refrigerator including a water intake container, in which carbonated water is produced by mixture of carbon dioxide and clean water, a first dispenser assembly, which the water intake container is attached to or detached from, and which supplies carbon dioxide and clean water to the water intake container when the water intake container is attached to the first dispenser, a dispenser lever and a second dispenser assembly which discharges clean water or ice according to manipulation of the dispenser lever, but stops the discharging of clean water or ice if the water intake container is attached to the first dispenser assembly. The refrigerator may include a dispenser lever and a processor to control an ice maker to stop operation if a command is entered through a user interface and to control the ice maker to start operation if the dispenser lever is manipulated while the ice maker stops operation. A refrigerator including a water intake container, in which carbonated water is produced by mixture of carbon dioxide and clean water, a first dispenser assembly, which the water intake container is attached to or detached from, and which supplies carbon dioxide and clean water ...More Less
3 US10555104B2
Binaural decoder to output spatial stereo sound and a decoding method thereof
Publication/Patent Number: US10555104B2 Publication Date: 2020-02-04 Application Number: 16/247,103 Filing Date: 2019-01-14 Inventor: Moon, Han-gil   Kim, Sun-min   Chun, In-gyu   Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.   IPC: H04S1/00 Abstract: A binaural decoder for an MPEG surround stream, which decodes an MPEG surround stream into a stereo 3D signal, and a decoding method thereof. The method includes dividing a compressed audio stream and head related transfer function (HRTF) data into subbands, selecting predetermined subbands of the HRTF data divided into subbands and filtering the HRTF data to obtain the selected subbands, decoding the audio stream divided into subbands into a stream of multi-channel audio data with respect to subbands according to spatial additional information, and binaural-synthesizing the HRTF data of the selected subbands with the multi-channel audio data of corresponding subbands. A binaural decoder for an MPEG surround stream, which decodes an MPEG surround stream into a stereo 3D signal, and a decoding method thereof. The method includes dividing a compressed audio stream and head related transfer function (HRTF) data into subbands, selecting ...More Less
4 US10548003B2
Electronic device for controlling an external device using a number and method thereof
Publication/Patent Number: US10548003B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-28 Application Number: 14/598,900 Filing Date: 2015-01-16 Inventor: Lee, Ho-jun   Kim, Deok-ho   Kim, Min-seok   Sung, Yeul-tak   Hong, Jung-kih   Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.   IPC: H04W12/00 Abstract: An electronic device and method for controlling an external device using a number are provided. The electronic device includes a processor configured to transmit an input number to a server over a mobile network, in response to a connection being input, receive an identifier of the external device, which is issued by the server, send a connection request to the external device over the mobile network using the received identifier of the external device, and control the external device by sending a control command to the external device, in response to receiving an indication regarding completion of access authentication from the external device, and a communication interface configured to perform communication with the external device and the server. An electronic device and method for controlling an external device using a number are provided. The electronic device includes a processor configured to transmit an input number to a server over a mobile network, in response to a connection being input, receive an identifier of ...More Less
5 USD873841S1
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Publication/Patent Number: USD873841S1 Publication Date: 2020-01-28 Application Number: 29/589,875 Filing Date: 2017-01-05 Inventor: Kim, Yusic   Lee, Sook-kyung   Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.   IPC:
6 US10531440B2
Apparatus for transmitting and receiving downlink data in wireless communications system supporting cooperation between transmission points and method therefor
Publication/Patent Number: US10531440B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-07 Application Number: 15/989,994 Filing Date: 2018-05-25 Inventor: Lee, Hyojin   Kim, Younsun   Kim, Youngbum   Cho, Joonyoung   Ji, Hyoungju   Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd   IPC: H04W72/04 Abstract: Disclosed are an apparatus for transmitting and receiving a downlink data in a wireless communications system supporting cooperation between transmission points and a method therefor. A method for transmitting a downlink data in a wireless communications system includes the steps of: transmitting the information on resources management collection including the CSI-RS information for measuring the terminal received power to a terminal; receiving a report of the received power measurement of the CSI-RS corresponding to the resources management collection from the terminal; determining the measurement collection including the CSI-RS information for the terminal to infer a channel based on the received power measurement report; and transmitting the resources mapped with data to the terminal based on the measurement collection. Disclosed are an apparatus for transmitting and receiving a downlink data in a wireless communications system supporting cooperation between transmission points and a method therefor. A method for transmitting a downlink data in a wireless communications system includes the ...More Less
7 US10531063B2
Method and apparatus for processing stereoscopic video
Publication/Patent Number: US10531063B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-07 Application Number: 15/388,513 Filing Date: 2016-12-22 Inventor: Wang, Zairan   Liu, Zhihua   Li, Weiming   Cho, Yangho   Nam, Dongkyung   Zhou, Mingcai   Hong, Tao   Wang, Haitao   Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.   IPC: H04N13/122 Abstract: A method of processing a stereoscopic video includes determining whether a current frame of a stereoscopic video is a video segment boundary frame; determining whether an image error is included in the current frame when the current frame is the video segment boundary frame; and processing the current frame by removing, from the current frame, a post inserted object (PIO) included in the current frame when the image error is included in the current frame. A method of processing a stereoscopic video includes determining whether a current frame of a stereoscopic video is a video segment boundary frame; determining whether an image error is included in the current frame when the current frame is the video segment boundary frame; and ...More Less
8 US10529074B2
Camera pose and plane estimation using active markers and a dynamic vision sensor
Publication/Patent Number: US10529074B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-07 Application Number: 15/962,841 Filing Date: 2018-04-25 Inventor: Fontanel, Fannie   Gupta, Ankur   Sapienza, Michael   Bendale, Abhijit Z.   Mistry, Pranav   Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.   IPC: G06T7/73 Abstract: A method of camera pose and plane estimation may include detecting a marker within a 3-dimensional (3D) environment by detecting, using a Dynamic Vision Sensor (DVS), a first plurality of light sources arranged in a known shape and blinking at a first frequency, wherein the known shape corresponds to the marker, determining an orientation and an identity of the marker based upon detecting, using the DVS, a second plurality of light sources corresponding to the marker and blinking at a second frequency different from the first frequency. A camera pose for the DVS may be determined based upon the known shape, the orientation, and the identity of the marker using the processor. A method of camera pose and plane estimation may include detecting a marker within a 3-dimensional (3D) environment by detecting, using a Dynamic Vision Sensor (DVS), a first plurality of light sources arranged in a known shape and blinking at a first frequency, wherein the ...More Less
9 US10531852B2
Display for converting medical images and method of use
Publication/Patent Number: US10531852B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-14 Application Number: 14/566,821 Filing Date: 2014-12-11 Inventor: Kwon, Jae Hyun   Oh, Hyun Hwa   Sung, Young Hun   Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.   IPC: A61B6/00 Abstract: A display apparatus is provided to display a plurality of different images with different characteristics of an object on a single screen while gradually and mutually converting the color images and an image display method using the same. The display apparatus includes a memory to store a plurality of color images with different characteristics of an object and a display unit to display a second color image while gradually converting a first color image displayed on the display unit into the second color image, the second color image having a different characteristic from that of the first color image. A display apparatus is provided to display a plurality of different images with different characteristics of an object on a single screen while gradually and mutually converting the color images and an image display method using the same. The display apparatus includes a memory ...More Less
10 US10547842B2
Method and apparatus for coding video and method and apparatus for decoding video accompanied with arithmetic coding
Publication/Patent Number: US10547842B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-28 Application Number: 16/119,706 Filing Date: 2018-08-31 Inventor: Seregin, Vadim   Kim, Il-koo   Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.   IPC: H04N19/13 Abstract: A method of decoding a video through symbol decoding includes parsing symbols of image blocks from a received bitstream; classifying a current symbol into a prefix bit string and a suffix bit string based on a threshold value determined according to a size of a current block; performing arithmetic decoding of the prefix bit string and the suffix bit string by using respective arithmetic decoding methods determined for each of the prefix bit string and the suffix bit string; performing inverse binarization of the prefix bit string and the suffix bit string by using respective binarization methods determined for each of the prefix bit string and the suffix bit string; and restoring the image blocks by performing an inverse transformation operation and a prediction operation on the current block by using the current symbol restored through the arithmetic decoding and the inverse binarization. A method of decoding a video through symbol decoding includes parsing symbols of image blocks from a received bitstream; classifying a current symbol into a prefix bit string and a suffix bit string based on a threshold value determined according to a size of a current block; ...More Less
11 US10541564B2
Method and apparatus for protecting wireless power receiver from excessive charging temperature
Publication/Patent Number: US10541564B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-21 Application Number: 15/880,080 Filing Date: 2018-01-25 Inventor: Lee, Woo-ram   Kim, Yu-su   Park, Se-ho   Han, Seung-woo   Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd   IPC: H02J7/00 Abstract: An apparatus and a method for are provided for a wireless power receiver. The method includes receiving power from a wireless power transmitter; measuring a temperature of a point in the wireless power receiver during reception of the wireless power; regulating the received power; identifying the temperature at a first time point; maintaining an amount of the regulated power to be provided to a battery with a first level if the identified temperature is lower than a preset temperature; decreasing the amount of the regulated power if the identified temperature is greater than or equal to the preset temperature; in response to decreasing the amount of the regulated power, identifying the temperature at a second time point after the first time point; and increasing the amount of the regulated power to the first level if the identified temperature at the second time point is lower than the preset temperature. An apparatus and a method for are provided for a wireless power receiver. The method includes receiving power from a wireless power transmitter; measuring a temperature of a point in the wireless power receiver during reception of the wireless power; regulating the received ...More Less
12 US10541243B2
Semiconductor device including a gate electrode and a conductive structure
Publication/Patent Number: US10541243B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-21 Application Number: 15/355,159 Filing Date: 2016-11-18 Inventor: Do, Jung-ho   Lee, Seungyoung   Jung, Jonghoon   Lim, Jinyoung   Yang, Giyoung   Baek, Sanghoon   Song, Taejoong   Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.   IPC: H01L27/11 Abstract: A semiconductor device including: a conductor disposed on a substrate; a first contact disposed on the conductor; a second contact having a first portion disposed on the first contact and a second portion protruded away from the first portion in a direction parallel to the substrate, wherein the first and second contacts are disposed in an insulating layer; a via disposed on the insulating layer and the second portion of the second contact; and a metal line disposed on the via. A semiconductor device including: a conductor disposed on a substrate; a first contact disposed on the conductor; a second contact having a first portion disposed on the first contact and a second portion protruded away from the first portion in a direction parallel to the ...More Less
13 US10546999B2
Variable resistance memory devices and methods of manufacturing the same
Publication/Patent Number: US10546999B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-28 Application Number: 15/346,751 Filing Date: 2016-11-09 Inventor: Terai, Masayuki   Kang, Dae-hwan   Koh, Gwan-hyeob   Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.   IPC: H01L45/00 Abstract: A variable resistance memory device and a method of manufacturing the same, the device including first conductive lines disposed in a first direction on a substrate, each of the first conductive lines extending in a second direction crossing the first direction, and the first and second directions being parallel to a top surface of the substrate; second conductive lines disposed in the second direction over the first conductive lines, each of the second conductive lines extending in the first direction; a memory unit between the first and second conductive lines, the memory unit being in each area overlapping the first and second conductive lines in a third direction substantially perpendicular to the top surface of the substrate, and the memory unit including a variable resistance pattern; and an insulation layer structure between the first and second conductive lines, the insulation layer structure covering the memory unit and including an air gap in at least a portion of an area overlapping neither the first conductive lines nor the second conductive lines in the third direction. A variable resistance memory device and a method of manufacturing the same, the device including first conductive lines disposed in a first direction on a substrate, each of the first conductive lines extending in a second direction crossing the first direction, and the first ...More Less
14 US10545645B2
Method for realizing user interface using camera and mobile communication terminal for the same
Publication/Patent Number: US10545645B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-28 Application Number: 15/830,751 Filing Date: 2017-12-04 Inventor: Kim, Soon-ok   Kim, Dae-gyu   Park, Yong-soo   Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd   IPC: H04M1/00 Abstract: A method for realizing a user interface using a camera module and a mobile communication terminal for the same. If a user makes a predetermined motion in a state in which the camera module of the mobile communication terminal is activated, the mobile communication terminal performs a predetermined action according to the motion pattern by recognizing the user motion and patterning the motion. In this case, the action performed according to the motion pattern corresponds to mouse control in a mouse mode, game control in a game mode, and character input in a character input mode. A method for realizing a user interface using a camera module and a mobile communication terminal for the same. If a user makes a predetermined motion in a state in which the camera module of the mobile communication terminal is activated, the mobile communication terminal ...More Less
15 US10541237B2
System on chip
Publication/Patent Number: US10541237B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-21 Application Number: 16/037,581 Filing Date: 2018-07-17 Inventor: Baek, Sang-hoon   Park, Sun-young   Oh, Sang-kyu   Kim, Ha-young   Do, Jung-ho   Bae, Moo-gyu   Lee, Seung-young   Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.   IPC: H01L23/48 Abstract: A method is provided. The method includes forming a first to third gate lines on a substrate, the second gate line formed between the first and third gate lines; forming a gate isolation region to cut the first to third gate lines into two first sub gate lines, two second sub gate lines and two third sub gate lines, respectively; forming a first gate contact on one of the two first sub gate lines; forming a second gate contact on the two second sub gate lines; forming a third gate contact on one of the two third sub gate lines; forming a first metal line to connect the first and third gate contacts; and forming a second metal line. The first to third gate lines extend in a first direction, and the gate isolation region extends in a second direction different from the first direction. A method is provided. The method includes forming a first to third gate lines on a substrate, the second gate line formed between the first and third gate lines; forming a gate isolation region to cut the first to third gate lines into two first sub gate lines, two second sub ...More Less
16 US10539995B2
Performance boosting method and system of semiconductor device
Publication/Patent Number: US10539995B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-21 Application Number: 15/652,588 Filing Date: 2017-07-18 Inventor: Park, Jong Lae   Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.   IPC: G06F11/30 Abstract: A performance boosting method of a semiconductor device includes monitoring input of a user and an amount of system usage, generating user system information in response to an event occurring, the user system information including first information and the amount of system usage, the first information regarding input of the user, adaptively determining a performance boosting target value based on the user system information, and boosting an operating frequency according to the performance boosting target value. A performance boosting method of a semiconductor device includes monitoring input of a user and an amount of system usage, generating user system information in response to an event occurring, the user system information including first information and the amount of system ...More Less
17 US10540287B2
Spatial memory streaming confidence mechanism
Publication/Patent Number: US10540287B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-21 Application Number: 15/690,931 Filing Date: 2017-08-30 Inventor: Brekelbaum, Edward A   Radhakrishnan, Arun   Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd   IPC: G06F12/00 Abstract: Apparatuses and methods of manufacturing same, systems, and methods for a spatial memory streaming (SMS) prefetch engine are described. In one aspect, the SMS prefetch engine includes a pattern history table (PHT), which has a table in which each entry has an offset list field comprising sub-fields for offset values from a base offset value within a region and a per-offset confidence field comprising sub-fields for per-offset confidence levels corresponding to each offset value. When a PHT entry is activated, the per-offset confidence values corresponding to each offset value in the offset list field of the PHT entry are updated by matching current accesses to the stored offset values in the offset list field of the activated PHT entry. Continuous learning may be provided to the SMS engine at least by the per-offset confidence levels. Apparatuses and methods of manufacturing same, systems, and methods for a spatial memory streaming (SMS) prefetch engine are described. In one aspect, the SMS prefetch engine includes a pattern history table (PHT), which has a table in which each entry has an offset list field ...More Less
18 USD873255S1
Electronic device
Publication/Patent Number: USD873255S1 Publication Date: 2020-01-21 Application Number: 29/656,842 Filing Date: 2018-07-17 Inventor: Park, Hyoungshin   Jang, Seungho   Kim, Dongkyun   Park, Seonkeun   Kim, Yunjin   Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.   IPC: