Matsushita patents granted on 14 March 2006

50 US patents granted on 14 March 2006 and assigned to Matsushita

1 7,013,479 Broadcasting apparatus and method for pre-transmitting data carousel and receiving apparatus for receiving data carousel
2 7,013,473 Transducer-supporting structure
3 7,013,472 Optical disk device
4 7,013,401 Processor capable of preventing sleep/hold state based on a difference between a processing block address and a writing block address
5 7,013,381 Function-variable type digital signal processing apparatus, and method of and program for controlling the same
6 7,013,273 Speech recognition based captioning system
7 7,013,168 Folding portable telephone apparatus
8 7,013,135 Cell searcher and cell searching method
9 7,013,124 Wide band tuner
10 7,013,090 Transmitting circuit apparatus and method
11 7,013,077 Signal processing method and apparatus
12 7,012,949 OFDM guard band communication apparatus and method
13 7,012,936 Initializing method and data transmitter
14 7,012,932 Digital broadcast data receiving apparatus
15 7,012,902 Wireless communications system with dynamic transmission band assignment
16 7,012,879 Optical disc, reproduction apparatus, and disc identifier selecting apparatus
17 7,012,869 Optical disc, reproduction apparatus, and disc identifier selecting apparatus
18 7,012,865 Recording apparatus and recording method
19 7,012,862 Tracking error detection apparatus
20 7,012,857 Magneto optical recording medium having a multilayer recording film of different thickness
21 7,012,790 Magnetic head with yoke and multiple magnetic layers
22 7,012,783 Sealing glass for magnetic head, magnetic head, and magnetic recording/reproducing device
23 7,012,778 Eccentricity control method for magnetic disk, recording medium recording eccentricity control method, and magnetic disk apparatus using eccentricity control method
24 7,012,723 Optical scanning device and color image forming apparatus
25 7,012,681 Magnetic transfer apparatus and magnetic recording medium
26 7,012,680 Method and apparatus for quantitative quality inspection of substrate such as wafer
27 7,012,651 Video signal processing method and apparatus
28 7,012,648 Image conversion method and image conversion apparatus
29 7,012,578 Light emission control device, backlight device, liquid crystal display apparatus, liquid crystal monitor and liquid crystal television
30 7,012,549 Parking assistance apparatus
31 7,012,548 Driving operation assisting method and system
32 7,012,481 Duplexer, and laminate-type high-frequency device and communication equipment using the same
33 7,012,480 Surface acoustic wave filter, balanced type filter and communication device
34 7,012,447 Signal transmitting receiving apparatus
35 7,012,422 Non-contact type position sensor
36 7,012,374 High-pressure mercury lamp, lamp unit, and image display device
37 7,012,372 Electrode-coating glass composition, coating for forming electrode-coating glass, and plasma display panel using the same and its manufacturing method
38 7,012,360 Cathode ray tube apparatus having velocity modulation coil
39 7,012,337 Semiconductor device including a photosensitive resin covering at least a portion of a substrate having a via hole
40 7,012,285 Semiconductor device
41 7,012,201 Rotary encoder
42 7,012,036 ZrO2-Al2O3 composite ceramic material and production method thereof
43 7,011,934 Pattern formation method
44 7,011,901 Fuel cell generation system and method
45 7,011,450 Fluid dynamic bearing device and motor including the device
46 7,011,252 IC card and OS activation method for the same
47 7,011,250 IC card reader/writer, identification method and program
48 7,010,986 Strain sensor and method of producing the same
49 D517,072 IC memory card
50 D517,036 Telephone handset