Sony patents granted on 06 March 2012

46 US patents granted on 06 March 2012 and assigned to Sony

1 8,132,209 Information processing device
2 8,132,071 Transmitting device, receiving device, packet transmission method, packet reception method, and programs for same
3 8,132,070 Using different physical interface to request retransmission of packet lost on unidirectional interface
4 8,131,991 System and method for configuring plural software profiles
5 8,131,866 Annotations for production parts in a media production system
6 8,131,856 Communication system and communication method
7 8,131,819 System and method for effectively implementing an electronic image manager device
8 8,131,802 Systems and methods for seamless host migration
9 8,131,749 Dynamic data hierarchies
10 8,131,657 Information processing device, information processing method, and program
11 8,131,535 Translation block invalidation prehints in emulation of a target system on a host system
12 8,131,329 Distributed mode speaker for mobile devices
13 8,131,319 Active display readability enhancement for mobile devices depending on movement
14 8,131,242 System and method for implementing a swap function for an IQ generator
15 8,131,147 Movement mechanism of mover and imaging device
16 8,131,141 Lens position detecting device including a position detecting magnet and a magnet force detecting sensor
17 8,131,024 Apparatus and method of image capture for facial recognition
18 8,130,988 Method and apparatus for reproducing audio signal
19 8,130,987 Speaker system with a plurality of openings in side walls of each of two speaker boxes
20 8,130,972 Audio reproducing apparatus and program
21 8,130,967 Frequency-characteristic-acquisition device, frequency-characteristic-acquisition method, and sound-signal-processing device
22 8,130,962 Content protection method and apparatus
23 8,130,953 Security protection for data communication
24 8,130,894 Data processing apparatus and method for use with a 4K interleaver in a digital video broadcasting (DVB) standard
25 8,130,804 Laser diode and method of manufacturing the same
26 8,130,704 Multi-tier wireless home mesh network with a secure network discovery protocol
27 8,130,620 Hologram recording/reproducing device, method thereof, and holographic recording medium
28 8,130,605 Driving device and method, program, and recording medium
29 8,130,514 Mounting structure, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus
30 8,130,504 Method of manufacturing a flexible printed circuit board, an optical transmitter receiver module, and an optical transmitter receiver
31 8,130,311 Method of capturing an image with a mobile device
32 8,130,310 Image pickup apparatus
33 8,130,307 Drive circuit and driving method for charge transfer unit and charge transfer system
34 8,130,295 Analog-to-digital converter, solid-state image pickup device, and camera system
35 8,130,244 Image processing system
36 8,130,235 Apparatus and method of automatically adjusting a display experiencing varying lighting conditions
37 8,130,212 Contact-sensing device, mobile information terminal, and capacitance calibration program and method
38 8,130,179 Display device and driving method of display device
39 8,130,178 Display apparatus, method of driving a display, and electronic device
40 8,129,213 Solid-state imaging device and method for manufacturing the same
41 8,129,004 Donor substrate and transfer method using same, method of manufacturing display device, and system of manufacturing display device
42 8,128,837 Latent curing agent for epoxy resin and method for manufacturing the same
43 8,128,240 Optical unit and projector apparatus
44 8,128,191 Maintenance method for discharging head, maintenance device for discharging head, droplet discharging apparatus, discharging head, and computer program
45 8,127,921 Package for an optical storage medium
46 8,127,624 Particulate sampling apparatus, particulate sampling substrate and particulate sampling method