Sony patent applications published on 03 April 2008

34 US patent applications published on 03 April 2008 and assigned to Sony

1 20080082921 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and storage medium
2 20080082443 Advertisement space auction method, apparatus and storage medium
3 20080082325 SOUND SIGNAL ENCODING METHOD AND APPARATUS, SOUND SIGNAL DECODING METHOD AND APPARATUS, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM
4 20080082298 METHOD FOR STORING AND ACCESSING DATA
5 20080081608 Near Field Communication Enabled Diagnostic Device
6 20080081558 Handover for Audio and Video Playback Devices
7 20080081533 METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ANODE PANEL FOR FLAT-PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING FLAT-PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE, ANODE PANEL FOR FLAT-PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE, AND FLAT-PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE
8 20080081468 METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE
9 20080081400 DEVICE TRANSFER METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS
10 20080081394 MANUFACTURING METHOD OF SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE
11 20080081249 BATTERY PACK
12 20080080846 SELECTING AUTOFOCUS AREA IN AN IMAGE
13 20080080842 Recording-and-reproducing apparatus and recording-and-reproducing method
14 20080080789 OBJECT DETECTION USING VIDEO INPUT COMBINED WITH TILT ANGLE INFORMATION
15 20080080704 ADJUSTABLE EARPIECE
16 20080080687 CONTACT LIST
17 20080080359 Optical pickup unit and disk drive unit
18 20080080345 OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM DRIVE APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DETERMINING THE NUMBER OF LAYERS
19 20080080323 Recording-and-reproducing apparatus and content-managing method
20 20080080322 RECORDING APPARATUS
21 20080080132 ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND COOLING METHOD THEREOF
22 20080080069 LENS SHIFT MECHANISM
23 20080080066 OBJECTIVE LENS, OPTICAL PICKUP DEVICE, AND OPTICAL DISC APPARATUS
24 20080080039 Optical near-field generating device, optical near-field generating method and information recording and reproducing apparatus
25 20080080030 RECORDING APPARATUS AND PHASE MODULATION DEVICE
26 20080079838 IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS
27 20080079827 Method of processing noise in image data, noise reduction unit, and imaging apparatus
28 20080079690 Portable device and server with streamed user interface effects
29 20080079670 Image display apparatus
30 20080079573 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTENT SEARCHING BETWEEN PEER DEVICES
31 20080079487 POWER AMPLIFIER
32 20080079007 THIN-FILM SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, DISPLAY, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THIN FILM SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE
33 20080078611 ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND SOUND INSULATING METHOD THEREOF
34 20080078282 Motion data generation device, motion data generation method, and recording medium for recording a motion data generation program