Sony patent applications published on 29 May 2008

52 US patent applications published on 29 May 2008 and assigned to Sony

1 20080127250 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTERNET TV AND BROADCAST ADVERTISEMENTS
2 20080127239 Thread motor and playback device
3 20080127237 Reproducing device
4 20080127225 METHODS, DEVICES AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR AUTOMATICALLY INSTALLING DEVICE DRIVERS FROM A PERIPHERAL DEVICE ONTO A HOST COMPUTER
5 20080127165 System and Method for Updating Device Drivers
6 20080126993 REPRODUCTION APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD AND DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM
7 20080126979 Content viewing method, content viewing apparatus, and storage medium in which a content viewing program is stored
8 20080126937 Content-Management Interface
9 20080126928 Methods and Apparatus for Controlling Transition Behavior of Graphical User Interface Elements Based on a Dynamic Recording
10 20080126672 Automatic Backup Store In Firmware Upgrades
11 20080126628 METHODS, DEVICES AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR AUTOMATICALLY PROVIDING AN ALTERNATE USB CONFIGURATION OF A USB COMPLIANT PERIPHERAL DEVICE FOR EXPOSURE TO A HOST COMPUTER
12 20080126601 Methods and apparatus for allocating DMA activity between a plurality of entities
13 20080126584 System and Method for Receiving Control Commands at a Peripheral Device
14 20080126560 COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS
15 20080126436 ADAPTIVE DATABASES
16 20080126314 WORD PREDICTION
17 20080126223 Managing transfer of content
18 20080126077 DYNAMIC MODIFICATION OF A MESSAGING LANGUAGE
19 20080126075 INPUT PREDICTION
20 20080125172 Mobile wireless communication terminals, systems, methods, and computer program products for managing playback of song files
21 20080125041 AD-HOC CONNECTIVITY SYSTEM AND METHOD
22 20080124584 Magnetic recording medium
23 20080124476 Recording liquid and recording method
24 20080124163 PRINTER APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CORRECTING POSITION OF SHEET
25 20080124067 ASSIST LIGHT ILLUMINANCE CONTROL
26 20080124064 IMAGE ALIGNMENT SYSTEM
27 20080124000 IMAGING DEVICE
28 20080123998 Image Processing Apparatus, Image Processing Method, Program of Image Processing Method, and Recording Medium in Which Program of Image Processing Method Has Been Recorded
29 20080123970 Encoding Apparatus, Encoding Method, Encoding Program, and Imaging Apparatus
30 20080123950 IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE CAPTURING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD IN THESE APPARATUSES, AND PROGRAM ALLOWING COMPUTER TO EXECUTE THE METHOD
31 20080123943 IMAGING DEVICE
32 20080123907 Personal identification device, personal identification method, updating method for identification dictionary data, and updating program for identification dictionary data
33 20080123614 Wireless Communication Apparatus
34 20080123582 COMMUNICATION APPARATUS
35 20080123191 Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
36 20080123038 LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME
37 20080123037 LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF
38 20080123033 TRANSMISSIVE AND TRANSFLECTIVE DEVICE DISPLAY
39 20080123022 Surface light source device and liquid crystal display unit
40 20080123020 Backlight unit and liquid crystal display device
41 20080122977 Digital transmission system and clock reproducing device
42 20080122941 SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE AND IMAGING APPARATUS
43 20080122927 MONITORING CAMERA
44 20080122821 LUMINANCE CONTROL FOR A DISPLAY
45 20080122810 Flat Display Unit
46 20080122703 COMPACT DIELECTRIC RESONATOR ANTENNA
47 20080122660 COMPUTER APPARATUS AND COMPUTER SYSTEM
48 20080122325 STORAGE RACK
49 20080122315 SUBSTRATE SUPPORTING VIBRATION STRUCTURE, INPUT DEVICE HAVING HAPTIC FUNCTION, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE
50 20080121904 Semiconductor Light-Emitting Device, Semiconductor Light-Emitting Apparatus, and Method of Manufacturing Semiconductor Light-Emitting Device
51 20080121903 METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE, LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE, LIGHTSOURCE CELL UNIT, LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE BACKLIGHT, LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE ILLUMINATING DEVICE, LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS
52 20080121780 Light source device, light source driving device, light emission amount control device and liquid crystal display