Sony patents granted on 03 February 2015

78 US patents granted on 03 February 2015 and assigned to Sony

1 D722,100 Adapter
2 D722,080 Portion of display panel or screen with an icon
3 8,950,003 Apparatus and method for restricting the execution of a program
4 8,949,934 Communication device, communication method, and program
5 8,949,869 Optical disk drive having a carrying roller that contacts a surface of an optical disk
6 8,949,732 System and method for corresponding tabs to content information
7 8,949,723 File transfer method, file transfer apparatus, and file transfer program
8 8,949,691 Data processing device and data processing method
9 8,949,649 Signal processing apparatus and signal processing method for data transmission
10 8,949,640 Signal processing device, signal processing method, and program
11 8,949,605 Communication system, communication apparatus, communication method, and computer program
12 8,949,490 Data reception circuit, data reception apparatus, information processing system, and data reception method
13 8,949,324 Image display system, display apparatus, and display method
14 8,949,238 Information processing device, method, and computer program product
15 8,949,205 Information processing apparatus for processing application software and a patch file
16 8,949,119 Signal processing apparatus and signal processing method, encoder and encoding method, decoder and decoding method, and program
17 8,949,115 Terminal device, audio output method, and information processing system
18 8,949,109 Device, method, and program to display, obtain, and control electronic data based on user input
19 8,949,044 Control device, control method and program
20 8,948,798 Transmission control device, reception control device, and content transceiving system
21 8,948,710 Receiving device and semiconductor integrated circuit
22 8,948,531 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
23 8,948,506 Image processing device, image processing method, and program
24 8,948,505 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program and imaging apparatus
25 8,948,503 Image processing device, image processing method, and image pickup device
26 8,948,469 Information processing device, information processing method, and program
27 8,948,451 Information presentation device, information presentation method, information presentation system, information registration device, information registration method, information registration system, and program
28 8,948,439 Acoustic conversion device and acoustic conversion device assembly method
29 8,948,435 Driver unit and earphone device
30 8,948,413 Audio apparatus
31 8,948,302 OFDM pre-equalizing
32 8,948,254 Video signal transmitting device, video signal transmitting method, video signal receiving device, and video signal receiving method
33 8,948,252 Moving picture transmission apparatus, moving picture transmission system, moving picture transmission method, and program
34 8,948,251 Transcoding system using encoding history information
35 8,947,868 Protective cover and information processor
36 8,947,780 Polarization module and image display apparatus
37 8,947,761 Optical element, optical element array, display device, and electronic apparatus
38 8,947,593 Solid-state image sensing apparatus and electronic apparatus to improve image quality of an image
39 8,947,591 Solid-state imaging unit, method of manufacturing solid-state imaging unit, and electronic apparatus
40 8,947,589 Imaging device
41 8,947,579 Imaging apparatus, imaging system, and imaging apparatus control method and program for setting a range of lens positions
42 8,947,573 Solid-state imaging device and electronic instrument
43 8,947,564 Solid-state imaging device, method for processing signal of solid-state imaging device, and imaging apparatus
44 8,947,561 Capturing device, capturing system and capturing method
45 8,947,560 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, image processing program, and imaging apparatus
46 8,947,553 Image processing device and image processing method
47 8,947,523 Image processing apparatus and associated methodology for blurring digital images
48 8,947,517 Microscope control device, image management server, image processing method, program, and image management system
49 8,947,463 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing program
50 8,947,448 Image processing device, image data generation device, image processing method, image data generation method, and data structure of image file
51 8,947,443 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
52 8,947,375 Information processing device, information processing method, and information processing program
53 8,947,359 Information processing apparatus and operation method of information processing apparatus
54 8,947,347 Controlling actions in a video game unit
55 8,947,330 Display device, picture signal processing method, and program
56 8,947,327 Display apparatus, driving method thereof, and electronic system
57 8,947,318 Antenna apparatus
58 8,947,311 Antenna
59 8,947,180 Signal transmission device, electronic device, and signal transmission method
60 8,946,898 Semiconductor apparatus, method of manufacturing semiconductor apparatus, method of designing semiconductor apparatus, and electronic apparatus
61 8,946,841 Solid-state imaging element and electronic device including a pixel separating section
62 8,946,840 Solid state imaging device, with suppressed dark current, method of manufacturing, and imaging apparatus
63 8,946,798 Solid-state imaging device and electronic equipment
64 8,946,797 Solid-state imaging device, method of manufacturing solid-state imaging device, apparatus for manufacturing semiconductor device, method of manufacturing semiconductor device, and electronic device
65 8,946,764 Gallium nitride-based semiconductor element, optical device using the same, and image display apparatus using optical device
66 8,946,714 Semiconductor device and electronic apparatus including multilayer insulation film
67 8,946,684 Light-emitting device, illumination apparatus, and display apparatus
68 8,946,610 Semiconductor image sensor module and method of manufacturing the same
69 8,945,911 Optical detector
70 8,945,780 Nonaqueous electrolyte and nonaqueous electrolyte battery
71 8,945,745 Battery device, electronic apparatus, and battery system
72 8,945,730 Storage element and memory device
73 8,945,692 Liquid crystal display unit and method of manufacturing the same
74 8,945,008 Recording apparatus, reproducing apparatus, recording and reproducing apparatus, recording method, reproducing method, recording and reproducing method, and record medium
75 8,944,922 System and method for transferring gaming elements between peer devices
76 8,944,915 Game execution environments
77 8,943,968 Method for producing metal thin film
78 8,943,963 Method for producing metal thin film