Sony patent applications published on 27 December 2007

52 US patent applications published on 27 December 2007 and assigned to Sony

1 20070300310 Method and system for implementing digital rights management
2 20070300277 Data transmission system for home-installed data transmission
3 20070300267 Method and apparatus to facilitate multimedia transfer
4 20070300255 ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE IN A RECEIVER-DECODER APPARATUS
5 20070300246 DISK TRANSFER MECHANISM AND DISK RECORDING AND/OR REPRODUCTION APPARATUS
6 20070300245 DISK DRIVE APPARATUS
7 20070300082 Method for controlling operation of microprocessor which performs duty cycle correction process
8 20070299961 INFORMATION RECEIVING SYSTEM, INFORMATION RECEIVING METHOD, INFORMATION PROVIDING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROVIDING METHOD, INFORMATION PROVIDING METHOD PROVIDING MEDIUM, INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD PROVIDING MEDIUM
9 20070299930 CONTINUED TRANSFER OR STREAMING OF A DATA FILE AFTER LOSS OF A LOCAL CONNECTION
10 20070299894 RANDOM NUMBER GENERATING APPARATUS, RANDOM NUMBER GENERATING CONTROL METHOD, MEMORY ACCESS CONTROL APPARATUS, AND COMMUNICATION APPARATUS
11 20070299841 PREDICTIVE DATA SEARCH
12 20070299322 Input Device, Input Method, And Electronic Device
13 20070299159 Resin particle, conductive particle, and anisotropic conductive adhesive containing the same
14 20070298882 Methods and systems for enabling direction detection when interfacing with a computer program
15 20070298828 FLEXIBLE KEY PLATE
16 20070298746 Information processing apparatus, method, and program
17 20070298550 Method for making thin-film semiconductor device
18 20070298325 BATTERY
19 20070298322 NONAQUEOUS ELECTROLYTE SECONDARY BATTERY
20 20070297784 Method of and apparatus for generating a depth map utilized in autofocusing
21 20070297782 PORTABLE COMMUNICATION DEVICE EQUIPPED WITH AN ELECTRONIC FLASH HAVING A LED IGNITION DEVICE
22 20070297769 Apparatus, method, and computer program for processing information
23 20070297694 IMAGE-PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, IMAGE-PICKUP APPARATUS, AND IMAGE TAKING METHOD
24 20070297677 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
25 20070297640 Loudspeaker device
26 20070297634 EARPHONE SYSTEM WITH USAGE DETECTION
27 20070297625 Wireless communications devices with three dimensional audio systems
28 20070297605 MEMORY ACCESS CONTROL APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND COMMUNICATION APPARATUS
29 20070297604 System and method of parental control over multimedia
30 20070297531 CONTACTLESS IC CARD SYSTEM
31 20070297355 Hotspot location database system, mobile terminal for use in such a system and method for creating, maintaining and updating such a system
32 20070297322 OFDM modulation/demodulation system
33 20070297318 MASTERING DEVICE, DISC MANUFACTURING METHOD, DISC-SHAPED RECORDING MEDIUM, DISC REPRODUCTION DEVICE, AND DISC REPRODUCTION METHOD
34 20070297304 Recording apparatus, abnormality detection method, and program
35 20070297172 Backlight apparatus and color image display apparatus
36 20070297124 Information processing device
37 20070297025 Solid-state image-pickup device and method of processing signal of solid-state image-pickup device
38 20070296866 Image signal processing apparatus, image display, and image display method
39 20070296859 Communication method, communication system, transmission method, transmission apparatus, receiving method and receiving apparatus
40 20070296854 PREDICTIVE FRAME DROPPING TO ENHANCE QUALITY OF SERVICE IN STREAMING DATA
41 20070296848 IMAGING APPARATUS, IMAGING APPARATUS CONTROL METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM
42 20070296834 ELECTRONIC DEVICE
43 20070296826 PICTURE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF THE SAME
44 20070296825 Image Processing Device, Image Processing System, Computer Control Method, and Information Storage Medium
45 20070296820 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING IMAGE ORIENTATION
46 20070296805 MOBILE CONTENT SHARING
47 20070296739 IMAGE BASED DIALING
48 20070296728 Image Processing Device, Image Processing System, Image Processing Method, Computer Program, and Semiconductor Device
49 20070296689 Display device and display control method
50 20070296354 Drive device for light emitting diode element, light source device, and display
51 20070295987 Semiconductor device and method of driving the same
52 20070295426 Method For Manufacturing Austenitic Stainless Steel, Solder-Melting Tank, And Automatic Soldering Apparatus