Sony patents granted on 03 March 2015

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

1 RE45,400 Pixel circuit and display apparatus
2 D723,522 Speaker
3 8,973,159 Activating licensable component provided by third party to audio video device
4 8,973,078 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing program
5 8,973,037 Intuitive image-based program guide for controlling display device such as a television
6 8,973,005 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, recording medium and information processing system
7 8,972,881 Add-in for download, upload, and rewriting
8 8,972,877 Information processing device for displaying control panel image and information image on a display
9 8,972,852 Two-stage rendering of web page containing scripts
10 8,972,720 Information processing device and information processing method, and program
11 8,972,659 Memory control device, memory device, memory control method, and program
12 8,972,626 Content reproducing device and content reproduction control method
13 8,972,625 Electronic apparatus and host determination method
14 8,972,548 Systems and methods for seamless host migration
15 8,972,503 System and method of automatic entry creation for blogs, web pages or file-sharing sites based on game events
16 8,972,486 Terminal apparatus, processing system, processing method, and program
17 8,972,479 Methods and apparatus for online program application execution between servers
18 8,972,373 Customization of the appearance of a user interface
19 8,972,364 Defining new rules for validation of network devices
20 8,972,302 Information service method, information service unit, recording or reproducing controlling method, and recording and/or reproducing unit
21 8,972,301 Information processing device, data processing method, and program
22 8,972,267 Controlling audio video display device (AVDD) tuning using channel name
23 8,972,249 Decoding apparatus and method, encoding apparatus and method, and program
24 8,972,186 Electronic guide system, contents server for electronic guide system, portable electronic guide device, and information processing method for electronic guide system
25 8,972,054 Robot apparatus, information providing method carried out by the robot apparatus and computer storage media
26 8,971,965 Method for operating a color display of a mobile device
27 8,971,939 Transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus, and communication system for formatting data
28 8,971,900 Information processing method, information processing device and communication system
29 8,971,817 Communication apparatus and communication method, computer program, and communication system
30 8,971,795 Display generating device, display generating method, program, and wireless communication system
31 8,971,692 Information processing device, information processing method, and program
32 8,971,662 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium
33 8,971,651 Videolens media engine
34 8,971,633 Content retrieval to facilitate recognizing content details of a moving image
35 8,971,550 Signal processing device and signal processing method
36 8,971,549 Audio signal processing apparatus, audio signal processing method, and program
37 8,971,355 Information processing apparatus, synchronization correction method and computer program
38 8,971,249 Terminal device and data transmission/reception method
39 8,971,063 Grid tied inverter, system and method including a buck-boost mode
40 8,971,035 Electronic apparatus and hard-disc holder mounted thereto
41 8,970,791 Circuit board
42 8,970,786 Ambient light effects based on video via home automation
43 8,970,784 Driving apparatus, driving method, and program
44 8,970,765 Image processing device, image processing method and program
45 8,970,753 Solid-state imaging device and camera system
46 8,970,750 Image outputting apparatus, image outputting method, image processing apparatus, image processing method, program, data structure and imaging apparatus
47 8,970,735 Capturing device, capturing system, and capturing method
48 8,970,734 Imaging apparatus having temporary recording mode and direct recording mode
49 8,970,727 Image processing apparatus, image taking apparatus, image processing method and image processing program having movement determination
50 8,970,707 Compensating for blooming of a shape in an image
51 8,970,705 Graphical power meter for consumer televisions
52 8,970,695 Image processing device, image processing system, camera device, image processing method, and program
53 8,970,634 Operation control device, operation control method and computer program
54 8,970,630 Information processing device, information processing method, and information processing program
55 8,970,624 Entertainment device, system, and method
56 8,970,620 Position information providing device, position information providing method, position information providing system, and program
57 8,970,606 Facilitating use of multiple graphics chips
58 8,970,563 Display panel module, semiconductor integrated circuit, driving method of pixel array section, and electronic device
59 8,970,520 Display device and electronic unit
60 8,970,491 Computer system, computer system control method, program, and information storage medium
61 8,970,488 Operation input device and method, program, and electronic apparatus
62 8,970,482 Image processing device, image processing method and program
63 8,970,463 Signal transmission apparatus and imaging display system
64 8,970,437 Electronic device
65 8,970,425 Radar apparatus and method
66 8,970,312 Differential ring oscillation circuit, device, and oscillation control method
67 8,970,105 Display unit and light emitting device
68 8,970,100 Display device with clearance
69 8,970,012 Semiconductor device, fabrication process, and electronic device
70 8,969,988 Solid-state imaging device, method of manufacturing solid-state imaging device, and electronic device
71 8,969,987 Solid-state imaging device
72 8,969,879 Solid state image pickup device and method of producing solid state image pickup device
73 8,969,819 Radiation image pickup apparatus and method of driving the same
74 8,969,776 Solid-state imaging device, method of manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus having an on-chip micro lens with rectangular shaped convex portions
75 8,968,935 Anode for lithium ion secondary battery, lithium ion secondary battery, electric tool, battery car, and electric power storage system
76 8,968,094 Power management apparatus, and method of providing game contents
77 8,968,087 Video game overlay
78 8,967,487 Non-contact communication device