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Inventor:
Bang; Seokwon
Address:
Seoul, KR
No. of patents:
37
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8255107 Traveling control method, medium, and apparatus for autonomous navigation August 28, 2012
A traveling control method, medium, and apparatus for autonomous navigation. The traveling control method of controlling an autonomous navigation machine, having at least on the right and left sides thereof at least first and second receivers that receive a radio signal transmitted f
8255081 Apparatus and method for calculating position of robot August 28, 2012
Provided are an apparatus and method of calculating the position of a robot, which determine the position of a robot and create a map of the surroundings of the robot which account for the travel state of the robot. The apparatus includes a state variable calculation module which cal
8195331 Method, medium, and apparatus for performing path planning of mobile robot June 5, 2012
A method, medium, and apparatus for performing path planning of a mobile robot is provided. The apparatus for performing path planning of a mobile robot includes a coarse map generation unit to generate a coarse map composed of a plurality of cells; a fine map generation unit to generate
8175337 Apparatus and method of measuring distance using structured light May 8, 2012
Provided are an apparatus and method of measuring a distance using structured light. The apparatus includes a binarization unit binarizing an image, an image identification unit identifying an image having connected pixels in the binarized image, a length ratio calculation unit obtai
8165717 Method, medium, and apparatus for correcting pose of moving robot April 24, 2012
A method, apparatus, and medium for correcting a pose of a moving robot are provided. The method includes sensing an entrance using a distance-sensing sensor mounted on the moving robot, storing first distance data of the sensed entrance, after the moving robot travels, newly sensing
8060256 Apparatus, method, and medium for localizing moving robot and transmitter November 15, 2011
Provided are an apparatus allowing a moving robot to localize a user, or localizing the moving robot from a fixed location, and a method and medium thereof. The apparatus includes a motion controller to control the moving robot such that the sensor passes a plurality of measurement p
8055382 Methods, apparatus, and medium for estimating pose of mobile robot using particle filter November 8, 2011
Disclosed is a method, apparatus, and medium for estimating a pose of a moving robot using a particle filter. A method for estimating a pose of a moving robot using a particle filter according to an embodiment of the invention includes a detecting a change in pose of the mobile robot and
7996179 Method of measuring pose of mobile robot and method and apparatus for measuring position of mobi August 9, 2011
A method of measuring pose of mobile robot, and method and apparatus for measuring for measuring position of mobile robot using the same are provided. The apparatus for measuring the pose of a mobile robot includes an accelerometer measuring acceleration of the mobile robot in a forward
7983449 System, method, and medium for detecting moving object using structured light, and mobile robot July 19, 2011
A system, a method, and medium for detecting a moving object using a structured light, and a mobile robot including the system are provided. The system includes an image obtaining unit to obtain a first image at a predetermined position and a second image at a position after a movement
7970491 Robot localization system June 28, 2011
A robot localization system is provided. The robot localization includes a robot, which moves within a predetermined space and performs predetermined tasks, and a docking station corresponding to a home position of the robot. The docking station includes a first transmitting unit, wh
7956755 Apparatus and/or method for inducing sound sleep and waking June 7, 2011
Disclosed herein are a method and apparatus to induce sound sleep and waking, selecting a protocol to control a sound sleep and waking environment depending on a sleep type selected by a user; adjusting the sleep environment of the user according to the selected protocol; determining
7955259 Apparatus and method for inducing emotions June 7, 2011
The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for inducing emotions. A primary object of the present invention is to accurately induce an emotion desired by a user by feedbacking biosignals from the user and inducing a desired emotion in accordance with the feedback biosig
7916931 Apparatus, method, and medium for dividing regions by using feature points and mobile robot usin March 29, 2011
An apparatus, method, and medium for dividing regions by using feature points and a mobile robot cleaner using the same are provided. A method includes forming a grid map by using a plurality of grid points that are obtained by detecting distances of a mobile robot from obstacles; ex
7860608 Method and apparatus for generating and tracing cleaning trajectory of home cleaning robot December 28, 2010
A method and apparatus generating and tracing a cleaning trajectory of a home cleaning robot the method including: controlling the home cleaning robot to straightly travel as much as a set distance from the docking station and then rotationally travel, maintaining the set distance from
7853372 System, apparatus, and method of preventing collision of remote-controlled mobile robot December 14, 2010
A system, apparatus, and method of preventing a collision of a remote-controlled mobile robot are disclosed. The system includes a mobile robot transmitting image data taken by a camera mounted on the mobile robot and moving in accordance with received control data, and a control app
7840369 Apparatus and method for correcting bias of gyroscope mounted on mobile robot November 23, 2010
An apparatus correcting a bias of a gyroscope that is mounted on a mobile robot and that measures an angular velocity of the mobile robot. The apparatus includes: at least one encoder respectively measuring a traveling velocity of a respective at least one wheel of the mobile robot;
7765027 Apparatus and method for estimating a position and an orientation of a mobile robot July 27, 2010
A method and apparatus for estimating a position and an orientation of a mobile robot. The apparatus includes: a ceiling image grabber for obtaining a ceiling image of an area where the mobile device travels; a mark detector for detecting a retro-reflective artificial mark from the c
7762952 Method, medium, and apparatus for portably measuring calorie consumption July 27, 2010
A measuring device for use in measuring calorie consumption includes a pulse input unit which detects a first heart rate of the user at a first point in an exercise period and a second heart rate of the user at a second point of the exercise period other than the first point, the pulse
7734385 Traveling control method, medium, and apparatus for autonomous navigation June 8, 2010
A traveling control method, medium, and apparatus for autonomous navigation. The traveling control method of controlling an autonomous navigation machine, having at least on the right and left sides thereof at least first and second receivers that receive a radio signal transmitted f
7727159 Apparatus and method for detecting blood flow signal free from motion artifact and stress test a June 1, 2010
An apparatus and method to detect a blood flow signal free from a motion artifact, and a stress test apparatus using the same, enhance data reliability of the blood flow signal by removing the motion artifact from the blood flow signal detected by photo-plethysmography. The apparatus to
7725089 System and method for human body communication May 25, 2010
A human body communication system. The human body communication system includes a controlled device measuring a capacitance that corresponds to the distance to a human body, and transmitting information on the measured capacitance through a wireless medium; and a control device recei
7679997 Method and apparatus for estimating position of robot March 16, 2010
A method and apparatus estimating a position of a moving robot are provided. The method includes receiving a primary signal and a secondary signal transmitted from a predetermined signal transmitter using a sensor, on a moving robot, that receives the primary signal and three or more
7657099 Method and apparatus for processing line pattern using convolution kernel February 2, 2010
A method and apparatus for processing a line pattern using a convolution kernel. An apparatus for processing a line pattern, the apparatus including a light source module radiating predetermined light and a camera module capturing an image of an object, onto which the light is radiat
7653247 System and method for extracting corner point in space using pixel information, and robot using January 26, 2010
A system and method for extracting a corner point in a space using pixel information obtained from a camera are provided. The corner point extracting system includes a light generation module emitting light in a predetermined form (such as a plane form), an image acquisition module a
7649490 Method, and apparatus for measuring distance using radio frequency signal January 19, 2010
Provided are a method, apparatus, and medium for measuring a distance using a radio frequency (RF) signal. The method of measuring a distance includes setting the transmitter power of an RF signal of a signal generating module to a minimum so as to measure the longest distance when n
7646917 Method and apparatus for detecting corner January 12, 2010
A method of detecting a corner, and an apparatus to perform the method, the method including acquiring a visible light image and an infrared image of a spatial area of interest; and extracting corner information of the spatial area of interest using the acquired visible light image and
7613581 Method, apparatus, and medium for calibrating compass sensor in consideration of magnetic enviro November 3, 2009
A method of calibrating a compass sensor in consideration of a magnetic environment is provided. The method includes (a) acquiring magnetic force data by rotating a compass sensor 360 degrees, the compass sensor including a biaxial magnetometer, (b) fitting the acquired magnetic force
7567678 Microphone array method and system, and speech recognition method and system using the same July 28, 2009
A microphone array system including an input unit to receive sound signals using a plurality of microphones; a frequency splitter splitting each sound signal received into a plurality of narrowband signals; an average spatial covariance matrix estimator using spatial smoothing to obtain
7547279 System and method for recognizing user's emotional state using short-time monitoring of physiolo June 16, 2009
Disclosed is an emotion recognition apparatus and method thereof which enables perception of a user's emotional state by monitoring one or more of his or her physiological signals. The emotion recognition apparatus comprises a feature analyzer adapted to analyze features of the physi
7546179 Method and apparatus for allowing mobile robot to return to docking station June 9, 2009
A method and apparatus allowing a mobile robot to return to a designated location the method including: calculating a first direction angle of the mobile robot at a second location arrived at after the mobile robot travels a predetermined distance from the first location; determining
7535798 Method, system, and medium for estimating location using ultrasonic waves May 19, 2009
Provided are a method, system, and medium for estimating a location of a remote controller using ultrasonic waves. The method includes receiving a plurality of signals transmitted from the remote controller, measuring time delays between an infrared signal and ultrasonic signals included
7507948 Method of detecting object using structured light and robot using the same March 24, 2009
A method of detecting an object using a structured light and a robot using the same are disclosed. The method of detecting a floor object using a structured light includes measuring a height difference of a position onto which a specified structured light is projected with a reference
7333969 Apparatus and method for synthesizing emotions based on the human nervous system February 19, 2008
Disclosed is a nervous system-based emotion synthesizing apparatus which enables an emotion of a humanoid to be synthesized in a manner similar to that of a human using a nervous system-adjusting mechanism of a human body according to emotions. The human nervous system-based emotion
7282028 Method and apparatus for measuring animal's condition by acquiring and analyzing its biological October 16, 2007
A method and apparatus for measuring the biological condition of an animal by acquiring and analyzing its biological signals are provided. The biological signals from skin temperature, a photoplenthysmogram (PPG), an electrocardiogram (ECG), electrodermal activity (EDA), an electromyogra
7141772 Three-dimensional location measurement sensor November 28, 2006
A three-dimensional location measurement sensor including first and second rotation plates to rotate about a fixed axial member independently of each other, a camera, formed inside the fixed axial member in the middle of the second rotation plate, a mirror, to be supported by a mirror
6905470 Apparatus and method for detecting heartbeat using PPG June 14, 2005
The present invention relates to an apparatus and method capable of detecting a heartbeat using a photoplethysmography (PPG) even under a motion of a user. A primary object of the present invention is to allow the heartbeat of the user to be effectively detected from a PPG signal eve
6816802 Object growth control system and method November 9, 2004
An object growth control system and method are provided. The object growth control system includes a weighting unit, a growth state analyzer, and an object operation controller. The weighting unit detects external environments and a user's state, loads weights on predetermined user e










 
 
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