Matsushita patents granted on 16 May 2006

49 US patents granted on 16 May 2006 and assigned to Matsushita

1 7,047,550 System for processing program information
2 7,047,545 Optical disk, method for producing the same, and apparatus for producing the same
3 7,047,187 Method and apparatus for audio error concealment using data hiding
4 7,047,044 Radio receiving device and radio receiving method
5 7,046,982 High frequency device having a frame with segmented compartments for prevented unwanted signal propagation
6 7,046,975 Method and system for blind detection of modulation type
7 7,046,972 Predistortion linearizer and predistortion distortion compensation method, program, and medium
8 7,046,960 Relay apparatus
9 7,046,820 Methods for digital watermarking of images and images produced thereby
10 7,046,733 Data sequencing method to improve transmission of self-similar data in a multi-node network
11 7,046,730 Digital image coding/decoding method and data recording medium for padding interlace and progressive images
12 7,046,706 Laser diode driving device
13 7,046,705 Gas laser transmitter
14 7,046,656 Extended dynamic resource allocation in packet data transfer
15 7,046,613 Exposure apparatus of an optical disk master, method of exposing an optical disk master and pinhole mechanism
16 7,046,607 Multimedia copy control system and method using digital data recording medium and optical disc reproducing apparatus
17 7,046,606 Optical disc drive
18 7,046,604 Optical disc driving apparatus
19 7,046,532 Switching power supply
20 7,046,485 Piezoelectric actuator, disk drive using the same and manufacturing method thereof
21 7,046,484 Magnetic head supporting device having dummy weight used to coincide mass and swing movement centers
22 7,046,479 Magnetic recording/reproducing device having position control
23 7,046,394 Facsimile apparatus
24 7,046,354 Surface foreign matter inspecting device
25 7,046,350 Device for calculating diffraction efficiencies of a diffraction lens, lens with grating element, and optical system for reading
26 7,046,298 Data signal extraction apparatus
27 7,046,204 Communication terminal
28 7,046,198 Antenna and apparatus provided with the antenna
29 7,046,139 Method and parental control and monitoring of usage of devices connected to home network
30 7,046,107 Contact device
31 7,046,102 Surface acoustic wave filter, balanced type circuit, and communication apparatus
32 7,046,092 Amplifier circuit having signal detection function
33 7,046,077 Current source circuit and amplifier using the same
34 7,046,015 Ultrasonic distance measure
35 7,045,977 Vertical/horizontal amplitude controller
36 7,045,962 Gas discharge panel with electrodes comprising protrusions, gas discharge device, and related methods of manufacture
37 7,045,942 Color picture tube
38 7,045,863 Semiconductor device
39 7,045,828 Card-type LED illumination source
40 7,045,729 Switch
41 7,045,446 Semiconductor device fabrication method
42 7,045,255 Photomask and method for producing the same
43 7,045,198 Prepreg and circuit board and method for manufacturing the same
44 7,045,027 Method of producing a fiber board
45 7,044,649 Optical filter module, and manufacturing method thereof
46 7,043,996 Strain sensor and production method therefor
47 7,043,988 Angular velocity sensor
48 D520,980 Mobile phone
49 D520,868 Mount for packaging of batteries