Sony patent applications published on 10 May 2012

105 US patent applications published on 10 May 2012 and assigned to Sony

1 20120117601 USER INTERFACE FOR AUDIO VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICE SUCH AS TV
2 20120117590 DEVICE REGISTRATION PROCESS FROM SECOND DISPLAY
3 20120117588 METHOD AND DEVICE TO CONTROL IPTV SETTINGS FROM A SECOND DISPLAY
4 20120117587 SECOND DISPLAY SUPPORT OF CHARACTER SET UNSUPPORTED ON PLAYBACK DEVICE
5 20120117586 EMPLOYMENT OF MULTIPLE SECOND DISPLAYS TO CONTROL IPTV CONTENT
6 20120117583 ADAPTABLE VIDEOLENS MEDIA ENGINE
7 20120117576 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OBTAINING FEEDBACK FROM A DEVICE
8 20120117512 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PRESENTING MENU ITEMS ON USER INTERFACE OF CONSUMER ELECTRONICS DEVICE
9 20120117511 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING AN EXTERNAL MENU DISPLAY
10 20120117508 WINDOW MANAGEMENT FOR AN EMBEDDED SYSTEM
11 20120117503 CE DEVICE FOR HOME ENERGY MANAGEMENT
12 20120117483 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTING AND MANAGING MEDIA CONTENT ON MULTIPLE DEVICES
13 20120117425 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OBTAINING FEEDBACK FROM A DEVICE FOR RECOMMENDATIONS
14 20120117395 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
15 20120117288 Arbitration circuit and control method thereof
16 20120117271 Synchronization of Data in a Distributed Computing Environment
17 20120117262 SERVICE BASED MEDIA PLAYER
18 20120117227 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OBTAINING FEEDBACK FROM A DEVICE
19 20120117210 INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, WIRELESS TERMINAL DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD
20 20120117191 SYSTEM, APPARATUS, METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR PROCESSING INFORMATION
21 20120117189 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OBTAINING FEEDBACK FROM A DEVICE
22 20120117183 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR USE IN PROVIDING ACCESS THROUGH A SECONDARY DEVICE TO SERVICES INTENDED FOR A PRIMARY DEVICE
23 20120117179 MEDIA PLAYBACK CONTROL THROUGH REMOTE DEVICE CONTROL
24 20120117168 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENABLING DEVICE COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL USING XMPP
25 20120117167 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING RECOMMENDATIONS TO A USER IN A VIEWING SOCIAL NETWORK
26 20120117145 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR USE IN PROVIDING A REMOTE USER INTERFACE
27 20120117144 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CREATING A VIEWING SOCIAL NETWORK
28 20120117139 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OBTAINING FEEDBACK FROM A DEVICE
29 20120117128 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
30 20120117118 SEARCH AND DEEP LINKING IN INTERNET-ENABLED TV
31 20120117108 QUICK PARTS LIST – PANEL SUB FINDER
32 20120117097 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECOMMENDING USER DEVICES BASED ON USE PATTERN DATA
33 20120117060 PRIVATE INFORMATION STORAGE DEVICE AND PRIVATE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT DEVICE
34 20120117046 VIDEOLENS MEDIA SYSTEM FOR FEATURE SELECTION
35 20120117032 INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
36 20120116981 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MAINTAINING PRIVACY OF CUSTOMER CARE METRICS
37 20120116883 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR USE IN INCORPORATING TARGETED ADVERTISING INTO MULTIMEDIA CONTENT STREAMS
38 20120116877 UNIFIED ONSCREEN ADVERTISEMENT SYSTEM FOR CE DEVICES
39 20120116862 INTERNET STRAWMAN AND USER INTERFACE THEREFOR
40 20120116767 METHOD AND SYSTEM OF SPEECH EVALUATION
41 20120116756 METHOD FOR TONE/INTONATION RECOGNITION USING AUDITORY ATTENTION CUES
42 20120116753 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REDUCING INTERFERENCE IN AN AUDIO SIGNAL DURING A CALL
43 20120115597 APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MODIFYING AN ONLINE ENVIRONMENT
44 20120115440 WIRELESS TERMINAL DEVICE, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND CONTROL METHOD OF WIRELESS TERMINAL DEVICE
45 20120115439 RADIO TERMINAL APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING RADIO TERMINAL APPARATUS
46 20120115270 SOLID-STATE IMAGE PICKUP DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME
47 20120115065 ION-CONDUCTIVE COMPOSITE ELECTROLYTE, MEMBRANE-ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY USING THE SAME, ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE USING MEMBRANE-ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING ION-CONDUCTIVE COMPOSITE ELECTROLYTE MEMBRANE
48 20120115009 SHRINK RESISTANT MICROPOROUS MEMBRANE AND BATTERY SEPARATOR
49 20120114925 METHOD OF FABRICATING A MEMBRANE HAVING A TAPERED PORE
50 20120114843 CONDUCTIVE INK, METHOD OF PREPARING THE SAME, AND METHOD OF PREPARING TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE FILM
51 20120114336 NETWORK DIGITAL SIGNAGE SOLUTION
52 20120114320 Image apparatus, imaging method and program
53 20120114298 Reproduction device, reproduction method, reproduction program, and recording medium
54 20120114260 IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD
55 20120114233 VIDEOLENS MEDIA ENGINE
56 20120114224 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF IMAGE PROCESSING
57 20120114179 FACE DETECTION DEVICE, IMAGING APPARATUS AND FACE DETECTION METHOD
58 20120114173 IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, OBJECT TRACKING DEVICE, AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD
59 20120114154 USING ACCELEROMETERS FOR LEFT RIGHT DETECTION OF HEADSET EARPIECES
60 20120114150 SPEAKER APPARATUS
61 20120114147 SPEAKER APPARATUS
62 20120114132 HEADSET WITH ACCELEROMETERS TO DETERMINE DIRECTION AND MOVEMENTS OF USER HEAD AND METHOD
63 20120114052 METHODS THAT COMMUNICATE VIA TRANSFERJET AND NFC TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER PAIRING
64 20120114042 IN LOOP CONTRAST ENHANCEMENT FOR IMPROVED MOTION ESTIMATION
65 20120114039 VIDEO CODING METHODS AND APPARATUS
66 20120113888 BASE STATION, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, MOBILE TERMINAL, AND RELAY DEVICE
67 20120113793 OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM, RECORDING/REPRODUCTION APPARATUS, RECORDING METHOD, AND RECORDING/REPRODUCTION METHOD
68 20120113789 READ-ONLY OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM
69 20120113777 RECORDING APPARATUS AND RECORDING METHOD
70 20120113776 SPOT POSITION CONTROL DEVICE AND SPOT POSITION CONTROL METHOD
71 20120113775 RECORDING APPARATUS
72 20120113510 DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD
73 20120113414 PACKING CONTAINER, METHOD OF PACKING OPTICAL PROBE, LASER SYSTEM, AND CHECKING METHOD
74 20120113401 PROJECTION DEVICE
75 20120113372 LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL
76 20120113324 RECEIVER
77 20120113319 DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD
78 20120113302 IMAGE PICK UP UNIT
79 20120113292 SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE AND CAMERA
80 20120113290 Solid-state image sensing device and camera system
81 20120113278 IMAGING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
82 20120113277 CONTROL APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD, IMAGAGING APPARATUS, PROGRAM AND IMAGING SYSTEM
83 20120113235 3D GLASSES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR OPTIMIZED VIEWING OF 3D VIDEO CONTENT
84 20120113232 MULTIPLE CAMERA SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SELECTABLE INTERAXIAL SEPARATION
85 20120113222 VIDEO SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS, VIDEO SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM
86 20120113217 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM
87 20120113170 DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY SYSTEM, DISPLAY METHOD, AND PROGRAM
88 20120113159 STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY METHOD FOR STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS
89 20120113135 INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD
90 20120113096 MEDICAL 3D VISUALIZATION
91 20120113071 INPUT DEVICE, COORDINATES DETECTION METHOD, AND PROGRAM
92 20120113056 INPUT DEVICE, INPUT METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE DEVICE
93 20120113033 DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY PROGRAM, AND DISPLAY METHOD
94 20120112989 DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME
95 20120112986 WEB BROWSER AS SECOND DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE
96 20120112855 CAPACITANCE ELEMENT AND RESONANCE CIRCUIT
97 20120112806 FREQUENCY SYNTHESIZER AND FREQUENCY SYNTHESIZING METHOD
98 20120112267 SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THE SAME
99 20120112254 SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS
100 20120112182 THIN FILM TRANSISTOR AND A METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME
101 20120112173 ORGANIC EL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF THE SAME
102 20120112172 DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS
103 20120112136 ANISOTROPIC CONDUCTIVE ADHESIVE
104 20120111619 CIRCUIT SUBSTRATE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF CIRCUIT SUBSTRATE
105 20120111107 LIQUID TANK AND FUEL CELL