Sony patents granted on 02 January 2007

44 US patents granted on 02 January 2007 and assigned to Sony

1 7,159,229 Disk cartridge
2 7,159,175 Cut-list creation system, center server, advertisement creation terminals, computer programs, storage media and cut-list creation method of center server
3 7,159,090 Reproducing method, reproducing apparatus, and data accessing method
4 7,159,089 Outputting apparatus, outputting method, recording apparatus, recording method, reproduction apparatus, reproduction method and recording medium
5 7,159,009 Method and apparatus for automatic sending of e-mail and automatic sending control program supplying medium
6 7,158,974 Interface
7 7,158,934 Speech recognition with feedback from natural language processing for adaptation of acoustic model
8 7,158,673 Image-processing apparatus and image-processing method
9 7,158,571 System and method for balancing video encoding tasks between multiple processors
10 7,158,570 Motion picture encoding apparatus
11 7,158,538 Transmitting apparatus, transmitting method, receiving apparatus, receiving method, and transmitting and receiving system
12 7,158,475 Transmitting apparatus and method and provision medium
13 7,158,389 Switching power supply circuit
14 7,158,341 Tape library
15 7,158,300 Projection screen and its manufacturing method
16 7,158,151 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program storage medium and program
17 7,158,102 System and method for recalibrating flat panel field emission displays
18 7,158,059 Encoding apparatus and method, recording medium and program
19 7,158,013 Detection of broadcast signals for defining useable frequency bands for powerline communication
20 7,157,822 Small vibration motor and method of manufacturing the same
21 7,157,796 Semiconductor device and the method of producing the same
22 7,157,738 Capacitor element and its manufacturing method
23 7,157,410 Perfluoropolyether ester compound, lubricant and magnetic recording medium
24 7,157,352 Method for producing ultra-thin semiconductor device
25 7,157,344 Vapor-phase growth method, semiconductor manufacturing method and semiconductor device manufacturing method
26 7,157,320 Semiconductor device and process of production of same
27 7,157,188 Battery
28 7,157,183 Proton conductor, production method thereof, and electrochemical device using the same
29 7,157,179 Non-aqueous electrolyte cell and manufacturing method therefor
30 7,157,125 Doubled-faced tape
31 7,156,975 Polishing method and electropolishing apparatus
32 7,156,773 Electronic apparatus, input device, and input method
33 7,156,700 Adapter device
34 7,156,681 Plug attaching mechanism
35 7,156,486 Liquid ejection head, liquid ejection apparatus, and manufacturing method of the liquid ejection head
36 7,156,485 Liquid discharge head, cleaning method thereof, and liquid discharge apparatus
37 7,155,781 Electronic instrument
38 D534,566 Combined video camera and disc recorder
39 D534,565 Video camera
40 D534,536 Mouse
41 D534,534 Mouse
42 D534,532 Disc drive
43 D534,531 Computer
44 D534,508 Monitor/television receiver