Sony patent applications published on 18 January 2007

31 US patent applications published on 18 January 2007 and assigned to Sony

1 20070016931 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
2 20070016795 AUTHENTICATION SYSTEM, AUTHENTICATION APPARATUS, AUTHENTICATION METHOD AND AUTHENTICATION PROGRAM
3 20070016732 Data transfer arbitration apparatus and data transfer arbitration method
4 20070016594 Scalable video coding (SVC) file format
5 20070016572 Predictive user interface
6 20070016529 Information providing apparatus and method, information processing apparatus and method, program storage medium, program, and information providing system
7 20070015559 Method and apparatus for use in determining lack of user activity in relation to a system
8 20070015558 Method and apparatus for use in determining an activity level of a user in relation to a system
9 20070015493 Information processing apparatus and method, information processing system, and transmission medium
10 20070015487 Front panel assembly for use on casing body of electronic device and casing of vehicle-mounted electronic device
11 20070015068 METHOD FOR PRODUCING TRANSMISSIVE SCREEN, APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING TRANSMISSIVE SCREEN, AND TRANSMISSIVE SCREEN
12 20070015028 PROTON CONDUCTOR AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE
13 20070014540 Audio recording apparatus, audio recording method and audio recording program
14 20070014437 Information processing device
15 20070014432 MOVING-OBJECT TRACKING CONTROL APPARATUS, MOVING-OBJECT TRACKING SYSTEM, MOVING-OBJECT TRACKING CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM
16 20070014421 Electroacoustic transducer using diaphragm and method for producing diaphragm
17 20070014405 TAG INFORMATION PRODUCTION APPARATUS, TAG INFORMATION PRODUCTION METHOD AND RECORDING MEDIUM
18 20070014355 Video encoding device, video encoding control method, and video encoding control program
19 20070014219 File processing device, file processing method, file processing method program, recording medium containing the file processing method program, imaging device, and recording medium containing file
20 20070014198 Recording device, recording method, recording program, and program recording medium
21 20070014032 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus
22 20070014030 Zoom lens and imaging pickup
23 20070013799 Method for driving semiconductor device having capacitive load, method and apparatus for driving load, and electronic apparatus
24 20070013786 Image processing device, image processing method, and imaging apparatus
25 20070013785 Image-processing apparatus and image-pickup apparatus
26 20070013777 Imaging device and imaging method
27 20070013718 Image processor, image processing method, recording medium, computer program and semiconductor device
28 20070013564 ENCODING APPARATUS AND METHOD, RECORDING MEDIUM AND PROGRAM
29 20070013122 Sunction device and method of conveying laminated sheet
30 20070012945 Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing semiconductor device
31 20070012163 Content acquisition apparatus, content acquisition method and content acquisition program