Sony patent applications published on 26 April 2012

56 US patent applications published on 26 April 2012 and assigned to Sony

1 20120102528 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR FAVORITE TELEVISION SHOW DIRECTORY
2 20120102519 TRANSMITTING APPARATUS, TRANSMITTING METHOD, RECEIVING APPARATUS, AND RECEIVING METHOD
3 20120102399 Navigation of Electronic Device Menu Without Requiring Visual Contact
4 20120102384 PRODUCT INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND AUTOMATION
5 20120102185 RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OF SERVER HOSTS IN ONLINE GAME ENVIRONMENT
6 20120102184 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ADAPTIVE STREAMING OF CONTENT WITH USER-INITIATED QUALITY ADJUSTMENTS
7 20120102124 PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD AND SOCIAL NETWORK AND METHOD FOR SHARING CONTENT INFORMATION
8 20120102117 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, INFORMATION PROCESSING PROGRAM AND RECORDING MEDIUM FOR STORING THE PROGRAM
9 20120102102 CONTENT PROVIDING DEVICE, DATA PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM
10 20120102082 RECEPTION APPARATUS, RECEPTION METHOD AND PROGRAM
11 20120102076 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
12 20120102023 CENTRALIZED DATABASE FOR 3-D AND OTHER INFORMATION IN VIDEOS
13 20120101799 LOAD TESTING ONLINE GAME SERVER ENVIRONMENT USING WEB-BASED INTERFACE
14 20120100916 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PROVIDING ASSISTANCE OVER A NETWORK
15 20120100891 ELECTRONIC DEVICES HAVING MULTIPLE KEYPADS AND RELATED METHODS
16 20120100551 NUCLEIC ACID AMPLIFICATION REACTION DEVICE, SUBSTRATE USED FOR NUCLEIC ACID AMPLIFICATION REACTION DEVICE, AND NUCLEIC ACID AMPLIFICATION REACTION METHOD
17 20120100458 ION-CONDUCTING MICROPARTICLE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME, ION-CONDUCTING COMPOSITE, MEMBRANE ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY (MEA), AND ELECTROCHEMICAL DEVICE
18 20120100399 BATTERY UNIT
19 20120100346 TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE ELEMENT, INFORMATION INPUT APPARATUS, AND DISPLAY APPARATUS
20 20120099842 EDITING APPARATUS, EDITING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIA
21 20120099837 INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD, PROGRAM STORING MEDIUM, RECORDING MEDIUM, AND PROGRAM
22 20120099681 RECEPTION APPARATUS, RECEPTION METHOD, AND PROGRAM
23 20120099677 SIGNAL RECEIVING APPARATUS, SIGNAL RECEIVING METHOD AND SIGNAL RECEIVING PROGRAM
24 20120099676 RECEPTION APPARATUS AND METHOD, DEMODULATION APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND PROGRAM
25 20120099665 DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD
26 20120099651 METHOD TO IMPROVE DETECTION OF MOTION WITH PHASE CORRELATION
27 20120099648 Apparatus and Method for Decoding Picture Data
28 20120099635 RECEPTION APPARATUS, RECEPTION METHOD, AND PROGRAM
29 20120099634 RECEIVING DEVICE AND METHOD, DEMODULATING DEVICE AND METHOD, AND PROGRAM
30 20120099610 LASER DIODE ASSEMBLY
31 20120099606 TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, TRANSMISSION METHOD, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
32 20120099530 COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND METHOD, COMPUTER PROGRAM, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
33 20120099415 READ-ONLY OPTICAL DISC AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A READ-ONLY OPTICAL DISC
34 20120099411 OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING APPARATUS, AND OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING METHOD
35 20120099409 RECORDING DEVICE AND SPOT POSITION CONTROL METHOD
36 20120099408 INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
37 20120099202 Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
38 20120099185 LASER DIODE ASSEMBLY AND SEMICONDUCTOR OPTICAL AMPLIFIER ASSEMBLY
39 20120099029 MULTI-DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD THEREFORE
40 20120098986 METHOD TO IMPROVE ACCURACY AND RELIABILITY OF MOTION ESTIMATED WITH PHASE CORRELATION
41 20120098985 METHOD TO INCREASE THE ACCURACY OF PHASE CORRELATION MOTION ESTIMATION IN LOW-BIT-PRECISION CIRCUMSTANCES
42 20120098980 CAMERA SYSTEM, SIGNAL DELAY AMOUNT ADJUSTING METHOD AND PROGRAM
43 20120098935 3D TIME-OF-FLIGHT CAMERA AND METHOD
44 20120098931 3D MOTION PICTURE ADAPTION SYSTEM
45 20120098930 IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
46 20120098875 ILLUMINATION DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE
47 20120098863 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CREATING A FLEXIBLE USER INTERFACE
48 20120098856 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INSERTING OBJECT DATA INTO A STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE
49 20120098827 THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS
50 20120098771 OPERATIONAL TERMINAL DEVICE, DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE, METHOD OF OPERATING TERMINAL DEVICE, METHOD OF OPERATING DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE, AND SYSTEM
51 20120098765 IMAGE ORIENTATION CONTROL IN A HANDHELD DEVICE
52 20120098637 ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, REMOTE CONTROLLER AND REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM
53 20120098081 SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT
54 20120097933 ORGANIC EL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THE SAME
55 20120097434 ELECTROCONDUCTIVE ELEMENT, ELECTROCONDUCTIVE ELEMENT MANUFACTURING METHOD, WIRING ELEMENT, INFORMATION INPUT DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS
56 20120097248 SOLAR CELL MODULE AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF