Sony patents granted on 03 November 2015

72 US patents granted on 03 November 2015 and assigned to Sony

1 D742,384 Detachable part for electronic device
2 9,179,462 Method, base station, terminal and communication system for updating component carrier
3 9,179,461 Wireless communication system and wireless communication control method, wireless communication device and wireless communication method, and computer program
4 9,179,361 Wireless communication device, program, wireless communication method, and wireless communication system
5 9,179,341 Method and system for simplifying WiFi setup for best performance
6 9,179,335 Out-of-band radio link protocol and network architecture for a wireless network composed of wireless terminals with millimetre wave frequency range radio units
7 9,179,294 Mobile communications
8 9,179,262 Personal digital assistant with multiple active elements for guiding user to moving target
9 9,179,212 Earphone device
10 9,179,210 Headphone cable arrangement, filter assembly, and method of filtering signals in headphone cable arrangements
11 9,179,198 Receiving apparatus, receiving method, and program
12 9,179,191 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
13 9,179,188 Transmission apparatus and method, reception apparatus and method, and transmission and reception system
14 9,179,186 Method and apparatus for image processing, program, and recording medium
15 9,179,163 Device and method for processing image
16 9,179,158 Decode processing apparatus, decode processing method, data distribution program, and decode processing program
17 9,179,152 Image processing device and method
18 9,179,150 Method and apparatus for coding image information, method and apparatus for decoding image information, method and apparatus for coding and decoding image information, and system of coding and transmitting image information
19 9,179,121 Imaging processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
20 9,179,113 Image processing device, and image processing method, and program
21 9,179,082 Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus
22 9,179,081 Solid-state imaging element having image signal overflow path
23 9,179,077 Array camera imaging system and method
24 9,179,076 Camera image editing using a display device
25 9,179,073 Solid-state image sensor and driving method using gain to set ADC and grayscale outputs
26 9,179,057 Imaging apparatus and imaging method that acquire environment information and information of a scene being recorded
27 9,179,038 Image processing device, and image processing method and program
28 9,179,031 Content acquisition apparatus and storage medium
29 9,178,774 Channel hopping scheme for update of data for multiple services across multiple channels
30 9,178,700 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and recording medium
31 9,178,504 Signal transmission device, electronic device, and signal transmission method
32 9,178,366 Battery monitor circuit, storage apparatus, electronic apparatus, electric-powered vehicle, and power system
33 9,178,246 Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and nonaqueous electrolyte
34 9,178,195 Battery loading and unloading mechanism
35 9,178,186 Cell
36 9,178,174 Display device and method of manufacturing the same, method of repairing display device, and electronic apparatus
37 9,177,997 Memory device
38 9,177,984 Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus having a solid-state imaging device
39 9,177,981 Solid-state imaging device having a metallic pad periphery guard ring
40 9,177,980 Solid-state imaging device and electronic instrument
41 9,177,590 Recording apparatus, recording method, reproducing apparatus, and reproducing method
42 9,177,563 Encoding device and method, decoding device and method, and program
43 9,177,532 Manipulating a display window within an image and providing enhanced display features at the main image boundaries
44 9,177,501 Display apparatus having a bendable substrate and control method of the display apparatus
45 9,177,392 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
46 9,177,387 Method and apparatus for real time motion capture
47 9,177,386 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
48 9,177,375 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
49 9,177,358 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program therefor
50 9,177,258 Implementing a learning algorithm and estimation function utilizing a randomly selected prototype function with randomly set parameters
51 9,177,194 System and method for visually distinguishing faces in a digital image
52 9,177,118 License management method and content processing system
53 9,176,811 Storage control apparatus, storage apparatus, information processing system, and storage control method
54 9,176,624 Information processing apparatus, stereoscopic display method, and program
55 9,176,594 Information display apparatus, image taking apparatus, and method and computer program for controlling displaying information
56 9,176,578 Control apparatus, control method, program, input signal receiving apparatus, operation input apparatus, and input system for performing processing with input units on different surfaces
57 9,176,574 System and method for accessing and utilizing ancillary data with an electronic camera device
58 9,176,569 Apparatus and method for dynamically adjusting frequency of central processing unit
59 9,176,542 Accelerometer-based touchscreen user interface
60 9,176,367 Illumination device and display unit including a light source section, first and second uniformization optical members, an optical device, and a drive section
61 9,176,361 Optical analog to digital converter and method
62 9,176,341 Display apparatus
63 9,176,311 Microscope control device and optical distortion correction method
64 9,176,308 Zoom lens
65 9,176,265 Optical device, and virtual image display
66 9,176,055 System and method for measuring narrow and wide angle light scatter on a high-speed cell sorting device
67 9,176,042 Microchip and particulate analyzing device
68 9,176,030 Substrate and target plate
69 9,175,961 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and recording medium
70 9,175,826 Illuminating unit and display
71 9,174,122 Game controller
72 9,174,119 Controller for providing inputs to control execution of a program when inputs are combined