Sony patents granted on 02 December 2008

53 US patents granted on 02 December 2008 and assigned to Sony

1 D581,962 Camera
2 D581,932 Memory card
3 D581,927 Arithmetic and control unit
4 D581,898 Portable recorder
5 D581,887 Television receiver
6 D581,865 Solar power supply
7 7,461,406 Access control for digital content
8 7,461,393 Broadcast receiver, control method therefor, and program
9 7,461,389 Adaptor member for a disc drive
10 7,461,333 Information processing method and apparatus
11 7,461,288 Computer apparatus and process controlling method
12 7,461,240 Command execution controlling apparatus, command execution instructing apparatus and command execution controlling method
13 7,461,207 Methods and apparatus for controlling hierarchical cache memory
14 7,461,189 Image recorder, image supplying method and program
15 7,461,175 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
16 7,461,161 Information processing apparatus and method for decoding encoded data
17 7,461,124 Content providing method utilizing client storage areas to provide content over a network in accordance with a received schedule
18 7,461,105 Data entry method and apparatus
19 7,461,018 Contribution processing device and method, contribution accepting device and method, program storage media, and contribution processing system
20 7,460,952 Navigation apparatus, and data processing method and computer program used therewith
21 7,460,878 Radio communication system and radio communication device that periodically compares transmission power with a maximum value to determine a transmission mode
22 7,460,853 Wireless module security system and method
23 7,460,781 Photographing system
24 7,460,761 Content playback method, content playback apparatus, content recording method, and content recording medium
25 7,460,728 Image processing apparatus and method, recording medium, and program
26 7,460,611 Communication system, transmitting apparatus and transmitting method, receiving apparatus and receiving method, unbalance code mixing method and multiple code decoding method
27 7,460,598 Image information conversion apparatus and image information conversion method
28 7,460,597 Encoding apparatus and method
29 7,460,557 Media converter
30 7,460,445 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 disk formed with pit strings and mark strings with binary number series features
31 7,460,442 Optical disk apparatus
32 7,460,299 Rear projection display apparatus and transmission type screen
33 7,460,185 Method and apparatus for automatically correcting image misalignment arising in a rear-projection LCD television display
34 7,460,178 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
35 7,460,140 Method and apparatus for displaying information and program and medium used therefor
36 7,460,076 Mobile wireless communications terminals and wireless communications cards for use with an electronic device
37 7,460,074 Communication terminals having integrated antenna and speaker assemblies
38 7,459,971 Amplifier circuit
39 7,459,934 Semiconductor integrated circuit
40 7,459,884 Remaining capacity calculation method for secondary battery, and battery pack
41 7,459,769 Magnetic shield member, magnetic shield structure, and magnetic memory device
42 7,459,737 Low current magnetic memory
43 7,459,735 Solid-state image device
44 7,459,728 Semiconductor light emitting device, image display system and illumination device
45 7,459,685 Imaging device and method, computer program product on computer-readable medium, and imaging system
46 7,459,236 Battery
47 7,459,233 Anode and battery
48 7,459,046 Film-shaped adhesive application apparatus
49 7,458,826 Compression connector for connecting electrical components
50 7,458,697 Lamp cooling device and rear projection display apparatus
51 7,458,519 Card tray
52 7,458,514 Information processing system, hand held cellular phone, and information processing method
53 7,458,415 Cooling apparatus and electronic equipment