Sony patents granted on 04 September 2007

42 US patents granted on 04 September 2007 and assigned to Sony

1 7,266,751 Data recording method and data recording apparatus
2 7,266,700 Code-string encryption method and apparatus, decryption method and apparatus, and recording medium
3 7,266,691 Contents providing system
4 7,266,615 System for controlling information processing frequency at each stage in a loop based on receiver’s updated request information
5 7,266,610 Picture distribution system and method, picture distribution apparatus and a method therefor, picture receiving apparatus and a method therefore, and recording medium and program used therewith
6 7,266,592 Method and apparatus for supplying information, and storage medium on which an information supplying program is stored
7 7,266,530 Terminal device, accounting system and data processing method
8 7,266,399 Clamshell portable wireless terminal with an upper housing and a lower housing connected to each other through a hinge with a built-in antenna housed in a projection section near the hinge
9 7,266,397 Portable terminal apparatus
10 7,266,286 Editing system and method and distribution medium
11 7,266,262 Hybrid circuit substrate with optical and electrical interconnects, hybrid circuit module with optical and electrical interconnects and manufacturing methods thereof
12 7,266,202 Information processing device and method, and program storage medium
13 7,266,153 Method and apparatus for modulating and demodulating data into a variable length code and a providing medium for implementing the method
14 7,266,152 Digital signal processing device and digital signal processing method
15 7,266,140 GPS positioning method and GPS reception apparatus
16 7,265,940 Magnetic tape head having offset recording/ reproducing sections for simultaneous recording/ reproducing on adjacent tape tracks
17 7,265,927 Recording medium and apparatus for protecting copyrighted digital data
18 7,265,731 Method and apparatus for improving the performance of a multi-band antenna in a wireless terminal
19 7,265,687 Quantization-precision-reproduction method, quantization-precision-reproduction device, image-pickup device, information-processing device, and program
20 7,265,667 Communication system, communication apparatus, image reception system, and communication method
21 7,265,624 Amplifier circuit
22 7,265,617 Class-D amplifier
23 7,265,590 Semiconductor apparatus for monitoring critical path delay characteristics of a target circuit
24 7,265,580 Semiconductor-integrated circuit utilizing magnetoresistive effect elements
25 7,265,437 Low k dielectric CVD film formation process with in-situ imbedded nanolayers to improve mechanical properties
26 7,265,409 Non-volatile semiconductor memory
27 7,264,980 Method of mounting light emitting element
28 7,264,548 Information processing system comprising a plurality of operation terminal devices and an information processing device
29 7,263,884 Vibration type gyrosensor device
30 D550,265 Image taking device
31 D550,245 Computer generated image for a display panel or screen
32 D550,244 Computer generated image for a display panel or screen
33 D550,243 Computer generated image for a display panel or screen
34 D550,242 Computer generated image for a display panel or screen
35 D550,213 Remote controller
36 D550,212 Remote controller
37 D550,205 Speaker
38 D550,204 Speaker
39 D550,177 Television receiver
40 D550,174 Image viewer
41 D549,987 Portable case
42 D549,986 Portable case