Sony patent applications published on 24 July 2008

62 US patent applications published on 24 July 2008 and assigned to Sony

1 20080178246 Concealed metadata transmission system
2 20080178240 SENDING APPARATUS AND RECEIVING APPARATUS
3 20080178212 NETWORK SYSTEM, ACCESS MANAGEMENT SERVER, EVENT NOTIFICATION METHOD, NETWORK APPLIANCE AND COMPUTER PROGRAM
4 20080178170 ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, PRINTER, PROGRAM, AND CONSUMABLE
5 20080178124 APPARATUS, METHOD, AND PROGRAM FOR DISPLAY CONTROL
6 20080178097 Multiple focus control
7 20080178085 AUDIO/VISUAL AMPLIFIER, SELECTION METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM
8 20080178082 Device with Highlighted Menu
9 20080178009 Electronic apparatus and information processing method
10 20080177966 METHOD HAVING DATA LOCATIONS ACCESSIBLE BY DIFFERENT DEVICES HAVING DATA LOCATIONS ACCESSIBLE BY DIFFERENT DEVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH DIFFERENT PERMISSIONS
11 20080177937 Storage apparatus, computer system, and method for managing storage apparatus
12 20080177822 Content playback system, playback device, playback control method and program
13 20080177775 File Processing Apparatus, File Processing Method, Program and Recording Medium
14 20080177763 APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DATA ORGANISATION
15 20080177723 Content filtering method, apparatus thereby, and recording medium having filtering program recorded thereon
16 20080177693 Chronology providing method, chronology providing apparatus, and recording medium containing chronology providing program
17 20080177535 Information retrieving method and apparatus
18 20080176596 Communication apparatus, phone set, communication system, communication method and communication program
19 20080176443 DC ADAPTER AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS USING THE SAME
20 20080176421 Connecting parts and multilayer wiring board
21 20080176367 Field effect transistor and fabrication thereof, semiconductor device and fabrication thereof, logic circuit including the semiconductor device, and semiconductor substrate
22 20080176352 Semiconductor laser device
23 20080176144 ELECTRODE CURRENT COLLECTOR AND METHOD FOR INSPECTING THE SAME, ELECTRODE FOR BATTERY AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND SECONDARY BATTERY AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME
24 20080176140 BATTERY
25 20080176133 ANODE AND BATTERY
26 20080176100 EVAPORATING DEVICE, EVAPORATING METHOD, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING DISPLAY DEVICE, ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT ELEMENT, AND DISPLAY DEVICE
27 20080175645 Printer and roll-shaped printing medium therefor
28 20080175585 Light amount adjustment apparatus and image pickup apparatus
29 20080175584 Light amount adjustment apparatus and image pickup apparatus
30 20080175581 Flash device
31 20080175575 MULTIPLE FRAME PHOTOGRAPHY
32 20080175568 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ASSOCIATING PRESENTED DIGITAL CONTENT WITHIN RECORDED DIGITAL STREAM AND METHOD FOR ITS PLAYBACK FROM PRECISE LOCATION
33 20080175565 DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM, APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING INFORMATION, RECORDING AND PLAYBACK APPARATUS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM
34 20080175514 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM, IMAGING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD
35 20080175510 IMAGING APPARATUS, NOISE REMOVING DEVICE, NOISE REMOVING METHOD, PROGRAM FOR NOISE REMOVING METHOD, AND RECORDING MEDIUM FOR RECORDING THE SAME
36 20080175485 IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD PROGRAM, RECORDING MEDIUM RECORDING IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD PROGRAM, AND IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS
37 20080175440 APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MOTION ADAPTIVE IMAGE PROCESSING
38 20080175439 IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, IMAGE PICKUP DEVICE, AND IMAGE PICKUP METHOD
39 20080175416 Speaker device and speaker-excitation method
40 20080175402 AUDIO APPARATUS
41 20080175291 SEMICONDUCTOR LASER, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, OPTICAL PICKUP, AND OPTICAL DISK APPARATUS
42 20080175121 Contents playback apparatus, control method, and electronic device
43 20080175103 Content display method, a content display apparatus, and a recording medium on which a content display program is recorded
44 20080175074 SWITCHED CAPACITOR CHARGE SHARING TECHNIQUE FOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICES ENABLING SIGNAL GENERATION OF DISPARATE SELECTED SIGNAL VALUES
45 20080174959 Cooling device and method for acoustic apparatus
46 20080174846 OPTICAL SHUTTER FOR DISPLAY DEVICE, IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE OPTICAL SHUTTER
47 20080174822 IMAGE-DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS AND IMAGE-DATA PROCESSING METHOD
48 20080174739 PROJECTION DISPLAY APPARATUS
49 20080174722 LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE
50 20080174692 Image pickup apparatus
51 20080174689 Solid state imaging device and imaging apparatus
52 20080174686 SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE
53 20080174683 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM
54 20080174655 Recording medium drive apparatus, recording medium, and driving method for recording medium drive apparatus
55 20080174635 Printing apparatus, recording medium drive apparatus, and printing method
56 20080174611 NUMERICAL-SIMULATION-RESULT DISPLAY PROGRAM, NUMERICAL-SIMULATION-RESULT DISPLAY METHOD, AND NUMERICAL-SIMULATION-RESULT DISPLAY SYSTEM
57 20080174544 Backlight apparatus, backlight controlling method and liquid crystal display apparatus
58 20080174340 OPTIMIZED CHARGE SHARING FOR DATA BUS SKEW APPLICATIONS
59 20080174267 Power transmission control device, power reception control device, non-contact power transmission system, power transmission device, power reception device and electronic instrument
60 20080174187 Vibrator Tube
61 20080173547 METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE
62 20080173526 KEYPAD LIGHTING USING POLYMER LIGHT EMITTING DEVICES