Sony patent applications published on 23 August 2012

58 US patent applications published on 23 August 2012 and assigned to Sony

1 20120216237 SIGNAL ACQUISITION APPARATUS AND METHOD
2 20120216148 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD AND PROGRAM
3 20120216117 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NAVIGATING A HIERARCHICAL MENU BASED USER INTERFACE
4 20120216110 INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE
5 20120216101 ELECTRONIC READER SYSTEM WITH BOOKMARKING AND METHOD OF OPERATION THEREOF
6 20120215805 DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, SEARCH DEVICE, SEARCH METHOD, PROGRAM AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
7 20120215800 TIME-AWARD READING CONTENT
8 20120215794 INFORMATION PROVIDING SYSTEM, INFORMATION PROVIDING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
9 20120215598 Marketing and selling contributed resources in distributed computing
10 20120214505 COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION METHOD, PROGRAM, AND INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM
11 20120214476 REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM AND REMOTE CONTROL METHOD, DEVICE FOR PERFORMING REMOTE CONTROL OPERATION AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR, DEVICE OPERABLE BY REMOTE CONTROL OPERATION AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR, AND STORAGE MEDIUM
12 20120214475 REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM AND REMOTE CONTROL METHOD, DEVICE FOR PERFORMING REMOTE CONTROL OPERATION AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR, DEVICE OPERABLE BY REMOTE CONTROL OPERATION AND CONTROL MEHTOD THEREFOR, AND STORAGE MEDIUM
13 20120214064 SOLID-STATE ELECTROLYTE BATTERY AND CATHODE ACTIVATING SUBSTANCE
14 20120214061 SPIRALLY WOUND NON-AQUEOUS ELECTROLYTE SECONDARY BATTERY
15 20120214052 BATTERY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND BATTERY SYSTEM
16 20120213975 MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF
17 20120213384 VEHICLE-MOUNTED AUDIO DEVICE AND AUTOMOBILE
18 20120213300 WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, WIRELESS COMUNICATION APPARATUS AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD
19 20120213255 Frame And Signalling Pattern Structure For Multi-Carrier Systems
20 20120213233 FRAME AND DATA PATTERN STRUCTURE FOR MULTI-CARRIER SYSTEMS
21 20120213077 NETWORK BANDWIDTH DETECTION AND DISTRIBUTION
22 20120213053 SINGLE-SIDED PRINTING PROVIDING DUAL-SIDED READING OF PRINT ON OPTICAL DISCS
23 20120212994 MEMORY APPARATUS
24 20120212992 SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND OPERATION METHOD THEREOF
25 20120212991 SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND OPERATION METHOD THEREOF
26 20120212842 IMAGING LENS AND IMAGING APPARATUS
27 20120212833 ZOOM LENS AND IMAGING APPARATUS
28 20120212825 OPTICAL ELEMENT AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF, DISPLAY APPARATUS, INFORMATION INPUT APPARATUS, AND PHOTOGRAPH
29 20120212798 ELECTROPHORETIC ELEMENT AND DISPLAY DEVICE
30 20120212789 HOLOGRAM-MOUNTED MEDIUM, ROLL-SHAPED MEDIUM, DETERMINATION DEVICE, HOLOGRAM-MOUNTED MEDIUM PRODUCING APPARATUS, AND INFORMATION DETERMINATION METHOD
31 20120212697 LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF
32 20120212691 LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF
33 20120212665 SIGNAL ACQUISITION APPARATUS AND METHOD AND SIGNAL TRANSMISSION APPARATUS AND METHOD
34 20120212662 IMAGING DEVICE AND IMAGING APPARATUS
35 20120212661 IMAGING APPARATUS, FOCUS CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM
36 20120212650 PHOTOGRAPHING APPARATUS, PHOTOGRAPHING CONTROL METHOD AND PHOTOGRAPHING CONTROL PROGRAM
37 20120212587 IMAGING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
38 20120212511 REPRODUCING DEVICE, SETTING CHANGING METHOD, AND SETTING CHANGING DEVICE
39 20120212496 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DECOUPLED RAY MARCHING FOR PRODUCTION RAY TRACKING IN INHOMOGENEOUS PARTICIPATING MEDIA
40 20120212491 INDIRECT LIGHTING PROCESS FOR VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS
41 20120212473 TEMPERATURE CONTROL FOR DISPLAY DEVICE
42 20120212460 DYNAMIC VIRTUAL REMOTE TAGGING
43 20120212429 CONTROL METHOD FOR INFORMATION INPUT DEVICE, INFORMATION INPUT DEVICE, PROGRAM THEREFOR, AND INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM THEREFOR
44 20120212410 OPERATION INPUT DEVICE
45 20120212404 INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING TERMINAL DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM
46 20120212325 COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND COMMUNICATION METHOD
47 20120212072 POWER TRANSMISSION DEVICE, POWER TRANSMISSION METHOD, AND POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEM
48 20120212071 POWER TRANSMISSION DEVICE, POWER TRANSMISSION METHOD, AND POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEM
49 20120211894 JOINING ELECTRODE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME, SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME
50 20120211879 MANUFACTURING METHOD OF SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS
51 20120211855 SEMICONDUCTOR APPARATUS, MANUFACTURING APPARATUS, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD
52 20120211853 SOLID-STATE IMAGING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME
53 20120211852 SOLID-STATE IMAGING APPARATUS
54 20120211850 IMAGING ELEMENT, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING IMAGING ELEMENT, PIXEL DESIGN METHOD, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS
55 20120211849 SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, METHOD FOR LAMINATING SEMICONDUCTOR WAFERS, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE
56 20120211802 FIELD EFFECT TRANSISTOR, SEMICONDUCTOR SWITCH CIRCUIT, AND COMMUNICATION APPARATUS
57 20120211776 ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENCE DISPLAY DEVICE
58 20120211755 THIN FILM TRANSISTOR, MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THIN FILM TRANSISTOR AND DISPLAY