Matsushita patents granted on 17 January 2006

35 US patents granted on 17 January 2006 and assigned to Matsushita

1 6,988,254 Method for designing semiconductor integrated circuit
2 6,988,233 Decoding device and decoding method
3 6,988,200 Data transmit/receive device and data transmit/receive method
4 6,988,174 Method of creating a plurality of partitions on removable device
5 6,988,153 Data storing system and transmission control method
6 6,988,070 Voice control system for operating home electrical appliances
7 6,988,065 Voice encoder and voice encoding method
8 6,988,024 Cogeneration system, operation controller for cogeneration facility, and operation program for cogeneration facility
9 6,987,989 Base station apparatus provided with array antennas
10 6,987,960 Microwave oscillator and low-noise converter using the same
11 6,987,949 Wireless microphone system, voice receiving apparatus, and wireless microphone
12 6,987,860 Speaker installation structure
13 6,987,811 Image processor and image processing method
14 6,987,730 Transmission apparatus and method for changing data packets priority assignment depending on the reception feedback
15 6,987,721 Optical record medium, optical information processing apparatus, and optical recording/reproducing method
16 6,987,697 Memory device
17 6,987,632 Systems for conditional servowriting
18 6,987,615 Diffractive optical element and optical head using the same
19 6,987,598 Optical element, optical head, optical recording reproducing apparatus and optical recording/reproducing method
20 6,987,498 Display unit and display method
21 6,987,495 Display and it’s driving method
22 6,987,485 Built-in antenna for radio communication terminal
23 6,987,384 Device for detecting rotation angle and torque
24 6,987,383 Semiconductor device having a connection inspecting circuit for inspecting connections of power source terminals and grounding terminals, and inspection method for the same
25 6,987,368 Motor controller
26 6,987,343 Motor
27 6,987,273 Sterilizer comprising application of microwave
28 6,987,236 Plasma powder welding device and its welding method
29 6,987,139 Polymer composition
30 6,987,072 Method of producing semiconductor crystal
31 6,987,065 Method of manufacturing self aligned electrode with field insulation
32 6,986,670 Low-profile connector
33 6,986,564 Ink jet head, method for inspecting actuator, method for manufacturing ink jet head, and ink jet recording apparatus
34 6,986,212 Hair dryer with minus ion generator
35 D513,609 Television receiver for an automobile