Sony patents granted on 01 April 2014

62 US patents granted on 01 April 2014 and assigned to Sony

1 D701,880 Display panel or screen with graphical user interface
2 D701,855 Television receiver
3 D701,854 Earphone
4 8,689,256 Portable terminal, displaying method, and storage medium
5 8,689,144 Electronic apparatus, program, and focus control method of electronic apparatus
6 8,689,113 Methods and apparatus for presenting content
7 8,689,019 Information processing apparatus, method, and program for switching between two graphics chips safely and easily in accordance with use purpose
8 8,688,884 Information processing system and functionality expansion apparatus
9 8,688,725 Search apparatus, search method, and program
10 8,688,699 Method for content recommendation
11 8,688,672 Search apparatus and method, and program
12 8,688,663 Providing additional information from a removable storage medium
13 8,688,457 Transmitting apparatus, transmitting method, receiving apparatus, receiving method, computer program, and broadcasting system
14 8,688,370 Information display method, information processing apparatus, and information display program
15 8,688,177 Double-folded flexible printed circuit board for slider-type mobile devices
16 8,688,157 Wireless communication method and system for transmitting data over a selected part of bandwidth on a communication path
17 8,688,153 Signal transmission apparatus, electronic device, and signal transmission method
18 8,688,093 Device and method for preserving customized user settings when transitioning between mobile communication devices
19 8,688,035 Radio communication system
20 8,687,955 Image capturing device and activation method therefor
21 8,687,942 Data processing apparatus, data processing method, data processing program, recording apparatus, recording method, and recording program
22 8,687,939 Recording/reproducing system, recording/reproducing apparatus, and method for controlling recording/reproducing apparatus
23 8,687,925 Image storage processing apparatus, image search apparatus, image storage processing method, image search method and program
24 8,687,881 Image processing device, image processing method, and program
25 8,687,845 Information processing apparatus, method for controlling display, and program for controlling display
26 8,687,799 Data processing circuit and control method therefor
27 8,687,725 Wireless transmission system, wireless communication device and wireless transmission method
28 8,687,716 Digital signal transmission and reception
29 8,687,690 Transcoding system using encoding history information
30 8,687,553 Multi-tier wireless home mesh network with a secure network discovery protocol
31 8,687,488 Information processing device and method
32 8,687,477 Disk-shaped recording medium, optical spot position control device, and optical spot position control method
33 8,687,404 Memory element and drive method for the same, and memory device
34 8,687,195 Optical measurement apparatus and chip lifetime judgment method
35 8,687,190 Fine particle detector and light emitting apparatus
36 8,687,117 Data transmission device, data reception device, data transmission method, and data reception method
37 8,687,101 Solid-state imaging device and camera
38 8,687,100 Solid-state imaging device, method of driving the device, and camera system with varied timing of sampling period for sampling a bias voltage during pixel readout
39 8,687,099 Imaging device, imaging method, and electronic device
40 8,687,098 Solid-state imaging device, control method therefor, and camera system
41 8,687,097 Solid-state image-pickup device, method for driving solid-state image-pickup device, and image-pickup apparatus
42 8,687,082 Solid-state imaging device and camera system with pseudo-thinning-out processing
43 8,687,079 Imaging apparatus, imaging method, recording medium, and program
44 8,687,072 System and method for creating composite images by utilizing an imaging device
45 8,687,069 Image pickup apparatus and processing method for result of image pickup
46 8,687,048 Image processing apparatus and method, and program
47 8,687,046 Three-dimensional (3D) video for two-dimensional (2D) video messenger applications
48 8,687,045 Three-dimensional image-capturing apparatus
49 8,686,993 Image processing for controlling disparity in 3D images
50 8,686,966 Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program
51 8,686,961 Electronic apparatus, processing method, and program
52 8,686,942 Operation input system, control apparatus, handheld apparatus, and operation input method
53 8,686,939 System, method, and apparatus for three-dimensional input control
54 8,686,447 Light emitting unit and display device
55 8,686,339 Solid-state imaging device, driving method thereof, and electronic device
56 8,686,337 Solid-state imaging device, solid-state imaging device manufacturing method, electronic device, and lens array
57 8,686,270 Apparatus and method for classifying, displaying and selecting music files
58 8,686,108 Aluminum chelate latent curing agent and production method thereof
59 8,685,856 Solid-state imaging device, fabrication method thereof, imaging apparatus, and fabrication method of anti-reflection structure
60 8,685,786 Method of manufacturing a semiconductor memory device having a resistance change memory layer
61 8,685,517 Optical recording medium
62 8,684,834 Game device