Sony patent applications published on 19 May 2011

56 US patent applications published on 19 May 2011 and assigned to Sony

1 20110119693 CARTRIDGE DRIVE APPARATUS
2 20110119691 DISC LOADING MECHANISM
3 20110119674 SCHEDULING METHOD, SCHEDULING APPARATUS AND MULTIPROCESSOR SYSTEM
4 20110119602 WEB SERVER, WEB BROWSER AND WEB SYSTEM
5 20110119558 NONVOLATILE MEMORY AND MEMORY SYSTEM
6 20110119356 DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM, DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS, PROGRAM, AND DATA PROCESSING METHOD
7 20110119316 ABSTRACTION LAYER FOR WORKFLOW CLIENT FOR, E.G., BLU-RAY.RTM. DISCS
8 20110119303 Information processing system, server device, information processing method, and program
9 20110119248 TOPIC IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM, TOPIC IDENTIFICATION DEVICE, CLIENT TERMINAL, PROGRAM, TOPIC IDENTIFICATION METHOD, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD
10 20110119066 SIGNAL ENCODING DEVICE AND SIGNAL ENCODING METHOD, SIGNAL DECODING DEVICE AND SIGNAL DECODING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM
11 20110119018 ESTIMATION OF AMBIENT TEMPERATURE
12 20110118033 SYNCHRONIZING MISSION PROGRESS IN PEER-TO-PEER COOPERATIVE GAMES
13 20110118032 Portable Device Interaction Via Motion Sensitive Controller
14 20110118031 CONTROLLER FOR PROVIDING INPUTS TO CONTROL EXECUTION OF A PROGRAM WHEN INPUTS ARE COMBINED
15 20110118021 SCHEME FOR TRANSLATING MOVEMENTS OF A HAND-HELD CONTROLLER INTO INPUTS FOR A SYSTEM
16 20110117941 INFORMATION SHARING DURING CALLING
17 20110117890 TOP LIST GENERATED FROM USER CONTEXT BASED INFORMATION
18 20110117849 COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATION METHOD
19 20110117841 INTERACTING WITH DEVICES BASED ON PHYSICAL DEVICE-TO-DEVICE CONTACT
20 20110117836 SIGNAL TRANSMISSION CHANNEL
21 20110117453 FUEL REFORMER AND POWER GENERATION APPARATUS USING THE SAME
22 20110117433 SOLID ELECTROLYTE CELL AND POSITIVE ELECTRODE ACTIVE MATERIAL
23 20110116780 PHOTOGRAPHIC APPARATUS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC METHOD
24 20110116771 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM
25 20110116770 INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
26 20110116762 INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, PLAYING DEVICE, PLAYING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
27 20110116726 ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, BLUR IMAGE SORTING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
28 20110116685 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, SETTING CHANGING METHOD, AND SETTING CHANGING PROGRAM
29 20110116639 AUDIO SIGNAL PROCESSING DEVICE AND AUDIO SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD
30 20110116613 AUTOMATIC NUMBER REFORMATTING
31 20110116555 POWER LINE COMMUNICATION METHODS AND DEVICES
32 20110116395 RADIO COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
33 20110116350 RECORDING AND REPRODUCING UNIT AND RECORDING AND REPRODUCING METHOD
34 20110116296 Non-volatile semiconductor memory device
35 20110116013 LIQUID CRYSTAL MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE
36 20110115963 Image pickup lens and image pickup apparatus
37 20110115959 Solid-state imaging device, method of driving the device, and camera system
38 20110115958 Solid-State imaging device and load current source circuit
39 20110115943 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
40 20110115937 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
41 20110115885 USER INTERFACE FOR AUTOFOCUS
42 20110115884 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, METHOD, PROGRAM AND RECORDING MEDIUM
43 20110115881 DATA STRUCTURE, REPRODUCING APPARATUS, REPRODUCING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
44 20110115786 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
45 20110115773 IMAGE DISPLAY AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD
46 20110115767 SENSOR DEVICE, METHOD OF DRIVING SENSOR ELEMENT, DISPLAY DEVICE WITH INPUT FUNCTION AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS
47 20110115751 HAND-HELD INPUT DEVICE, SYSTEM COMPRISING THE INPUT DEVICE AND AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME
48 20110115722 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ENTERING SYMBOLS IN A TOUCH INPUT DEVICE
49 20110115699 Display control system, display control device, and display control method
50 20110115655 CODING METHOD, CODING APPARATUS, DECODING METHOD, AND DECODING APPARATUS
51 20110115440 SECONDARY BATTERY CHARGE METHOD AND BATTERY CHARGER
52 20110115324 Bearing unit, and motor using same
53 20110115003 SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE
54 20110114927 METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ORGANIC EL DISPLAY UNIT AND ORGANIC EL DISPLAY UNIT
55 20110114473 MAGNETRON SPUTTERING APPARATUS AND MAGNETRON SPUTTERING METHOD
56 20110114376 Printed-circuit board and manufacturing method thereof