Sony patent applications published on 18 October 2007

34 US patent applications published on 18 October 2007 and assigned to Sony

1 20070245267 Content-retrieval device, content-retrieval method, and content-retrieval program
2 20070245259 DYNAMIC ARRANGEMENT OF CHARACTERS IN AN ON-SCREEN KEYBOARD
3 20070244968 METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT IN A COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK
4 20070244943 Methods and apparatus for providing a reduction array
5 20070244827 Method for Securing a Hard Drive and Preventing Cloning or Tampering Attacks
6 20070244699 Audio signal encoding method, program of audio signal encoding method, recording medium having program of audio signal encoding method recorded thereon, and audio signal encoding device
7 20070244409 Electric field control device and detection device
8 20070243689 Semiconductor device having semiconductor and base contact pad mesa portions
9 20070242927 Recording/Reproducing Apparatus, Recording/Reproducing Method and Program-Recorded Medium
10 20070242903 INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM AND METHOD, INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE-CAPTURING DEVICE AND METHOD, RECORDING MEDIUM, AND PROGRAM
11 20070242838 Electronic Device and Sound Level Control Method
12 20070242822 SYSTEM, DEVICE, METHOD, AND PROGRAM FOR COMMUNICATION
13 20070242752 MOTION-VECTOR SEARCHING METHOD AND MOTION-VECTOR SEARCHING APPARATUS
14 20070242699 Multi-carrier signal transmitting apparatus and multi-carrier signal receiving apparatus
15 20070242682 INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM
16 20070242618 Communication system, transmission device and method thereof, and reception device and method thereof
17 20070242502 MEMORY ELEMENT AND MEMORY
18 20070242479 OPTICAL SHEET, BACKLIGHT DEVICE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE
19 20070242478 Optical Sheet, Backlight and Liquid Crystal Display Apparatus
20 20070242411 VARIABLE CAPACITOR
21 20070242375 METHOD FOR RESTORING DATA STORED ON AN OPTICAL DISC AND OPTICAL DISC DRIVE SUITABLE THEREFORE
22 20070242361 Optical Sheet, Backlight and Liquid Crystal Display Apparatus
23 20070242201 Liquid crystal aperture
24 20070242184 OPTICAL SHEET, BACK-LIGHT DEVICE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE
25 20070242154 System and method of controlling a feature of a portable electronic device
26 20070242141 Adjustable neutral density filter system for dynamic range compression from scene to imaging sensor
27 20070242012 Liquid crystal panel, driving method for liquid crystal panel, and program
28 20070241977 Impedance Matching Circuit for a Mobile Communication Device
29 20070241826 Oscillating circuit
30 20070241790 Semiconductor integrated circuit
31 20070241779 Semiconductor integrated circuit
32 20070241685 PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL
33 20070241416 Solid state image pickup device and manufacturing method thereof and semiconductor integrated circuit device and manufacturing method thereof
34 20070241324 Functional Molecular Element and Functional Molecular Device