Sony patents granted on 05 January 2010

34 US patents granted on 05 January 2010 and assigned to Sony

1 D607,515 Hand held game controller
2 D607,449 Computer
3 7,644,443 Content distribution system, content distribution method, information processing apparatus, and program providing medium
4 7,644,424 Location detector for digital cable television appliances
5 7,644,255 Method and apparatus for enable/disable control of SIMD processor slices
6 7,644,234 Information processing apparatus with a cache memory and information processing method
7 7,644,214 Information processing apparatus and task execution method
8 7,644,096 Method for storing and accessing data
9 7,644,044 Systems and methods to distribute content over a network
10 7,644,018 System and method for providing publicly vended content via a wireless network
11 7,643,994 Method for generating an audio signature based on time domain features
12 7,643,850 Cellular communication terminals and methods that sense terminal movement for cursor control
13 7,643,807 Methods for using broadcast media content information and related broadcast media receivers/playback devices
14 7,643,798 Passive NFC activation of short distance wireless communication
15 7,643,745 Electronic device with auxiliary camera function
16 7,643,658 Display arrangement including face detection
17 7,643,503 System and method for dynamically determining retransmit buffer time
18 7,643,382 Preheat bulk erasing device for phase-change type optical disk
19 7,643,365 Semiconductor integrated circuit and method of testing same
20 7,643,264 Power supply controller and method for controlling power supply circuit
21 7,643,096 Information processing apparatus
22 7,643,049 Method for manufacturing recording media, method for manufacturing production plate used when manufacturing recording media, apparatus for manufacturing recording media, and apparatus for manufacturing production plate used when manufacturing recording media
23 7,642,971 Compact diversity antenna arrangement
24 7,642,966 Carrier and device
25 7,642,947 Data processing method, data processing device, solid-state imaging device, imaging apparatus, and electronic device
26 7,642,859 Power amplifier
27 7,642,700 Flat-panel type display and spacer
28 7,642,655 Semiconductor device and method of manufacture thereof
29 7,642,614 Solid-state imaging device and method for manufacturing the same
30 7,642,541 Functional device and method of manufacturing it
31 7,642,530 Ion implantation apparatus and ion implanting method
32 7,642,468 Multilayer wiring board and fabricating method of the same
33 7,642,310 Polyester molding for use with a casing
34 7,641,503 Cable strain reliever