Philips Electronics patents granted on 20 May 2008

12 US patents granted on 20 May 2008 and assigned to Philips Electronics

1 D569,552 Nose hair trimmer
2 7,376,560 Speech recognition device to mark parts of a recognized text
3 7,376,555 Encoding and decoding of overlapping audio signal values by differential encoding/decoding
4 7,376,340 Data allocation in DVD recording
5 7,376,335 Method and device for recording real-time information
6 7,376,253 Analysis of successive data sets
7 7,376,151 Recording and producing an MPEG information signal on/from a record carrier
8 7,376,067 Allocation of real time files
9 7,375,885 Autostereoscopic display
10 7,375,524 Mr imaging with sensitivity encoding in the readout direction
11 7,375,479 Apparatus for processing an object with high position accurancy
12 7,375,337 Constant radius single photon emission tomography