Sony patents granted on 01 September 2009

40 US patents granted on 01 September 2009 and assigned to Sony

1 D599,322 Optical disc player with radio receiver
2 7,584,511 Data processing apparatus, data processing method, program, program recording medium, data recording medium, and data structure
3 7,584,492 Program-selection device, program selection method, and program information providing system
4 7,584,491 System and method for managing interactive programming and advertisements in interactive broadcast systems
5 7,584,483 Content-exhibition control apparatus and method
6 7,584,379 Mobile terminal and software update method
7 7,584,361 Encoding and detecting apparatus
8 7,584,307 Direct memory access DMA with positional information and delay time
9 7,584,288 Information-processing device, information-processing method, recording medium, and program
10 7,584,218 Method and apparatus for attaching metadata
11 7,584,214 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
12 7,584,094 Automated digital voice recorder to personal information manager synchronization
13 7,584,008 Digital signal processing method, learning method, apparatuses for them, and program storage medium
14 7,583,956 System and method of conferencing endpoints
15 7,583,928 Information providing method
16 7,583,824 Image recognition apparatus, image recognition processing method, and image recognition program
17 7,583,809 Sound signal processing device and sound signal processing method
18 7,583,804 Music information encoding/decoding device and method
19 7,583,708 Data transmitting apparatus and data receiving apparatus
20 7,583,666 Protocol information processing system and method information processing device and method recording medium and program
21 7,583,644 Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication method, and computer program
22 7,583,622 Communicating method, transmitting apparatus, and receiving apparatus
23 7,583,580 Optical recording medium as well as optical recording and reproduction method
24 7,583,570 Optical pickup and disc drive apparatus
25 7,583,525 Method of driving storage device
26 7,583,303 Imaging device element
27 7,583,300 Imaging device and zoom lens
28 7,583,297 Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and computer program used therewith
29 7,583,292 Signal processing device and method, and recording medium
30 7,583,280 Image display device
31 7,583,270 Image processing apparatus
32 7,583,018 Light source apparatus and display apparatus
33 7,583,012 Piezoelectric element and method for manufacturing piezoelectric element
34 7,583,009 Actuator
35 7,582,871 Image pickup apparatus and a switching-over method for the same
36 7,582,840 User control interface
37 7,582,503 Solid state image pickup device and method of producing solid state image pickup device
38 7,582,411 Antireflective film and exposure method
39 7,581,970 Multipurpose universal serial bus cable
40 7,581,809 Liquid ejection head, liquid ejection apparatus, and manufacturing method of liquid ejection head