Sony patent applications published on 26 October 2006

25 US patent applications published on 26 October 2006 and assigned to Sony

1 20060242262 Method for downloading content from a server onto a recording medium as well as recording medium being suitable therefor
2 20060242134 Searching system, searching unit, searching method, displaying method for search results, terminal unit, inputting unit, and record medium
3 20060242112 Hierarchical storage management apparatus, method, and program
4 20060241798 Recording and reproducing apparatus, processing method in the apparatus, and program for causing computer to execute the method
5 20060240849 Update notification system, update monitoring apparatus, mobile communication terminal, information processing apparatus, contents acquisition instructing method, contents acquiring method, and program storing medium
6 20060240783 TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SYSTEM, TRANSMITTING APPARATUS, TRANSMITTING METHOD, RECEIVING APPARATUS, RECEIVING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
7 20060240578 DEVICE MOUNTING SUBSTRATE AND METHOD OF REPAIRING DEFECTIVE DEVICE
8 20060240321 Battery
9 20060239642 Communication system, recording apparatus and method, recording medium, and program
10 20060239491 Headphone with cord take-up device
11 20060239475 Microphone
12 20060239471 Methods and apparatus for targeted sound detection and characterization
13 20060239165 Apparatus and method for manufacturing optical disks, apparatus and method for recording data on optical disks, apparatus and method for reproducing data from optical disks, and optical disks formed with pits strings and mark strings
14 20060239164 Apparatus and method for manufacturing optical disks, apparatus and method for recording data on optical disks, apparatus and method for reproducing data from optical disks, and optical disks formed with pits strings and mark strings
15 20060239163 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING OPTICAL DISKS, APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RECORDING DATA ON OPTICAL DISKS, APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REPRODUCING DATA FROM OPTICAL DISKS, AND OPTICAL DISKS FORMED WITH PITS STRINGS AND MARK STRINGS
16 20060239156 Recording/reproducing method and disc
17 20060239155 System and method for selectively enabling or disabling an optical device
18 20060239146 Information reproduction device and read clock monitoring method
19 20060239039 SWITCHING POWER SUPPLY CIRCUIT
20 20060238835 Editing device
21 20060238653 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM
22 20060238625 Imaging device
23 20060238549 System and method for object tracking
24 20060238504 Portable information terminal apparatus, information processing method, computer-program storage medium, and computer-program
25 20060237566 Tape cartridge