Sony patents granted on 07 April 2009

44 US patents granted on 07 April 2009 and assigned to Sony

1 D589,943 Speaker
2 D589,937 Speaker
3 D589,936 Speaker
4 D589,932 Headphone
5 7,516,497 Information processing apparatus and method, and program storage medium
6 7,516,493 Content distribution system, content distribution method, information processing apparatus, and program providing medium
7 7,516,479 Data communicating apparatus and method for managing memory of data communicating apparatus
8 7,516,419 Information retrieval device
9 7,516,413 Information processing apparatus and method, and program therefor
10 7,516,385 Test semiconductor device in full frequency with half frequency tester
11 7,516,334 Power management for processing modules
12 7,516,329 Information processing apparatus
13 7,516,324 Information processing system, information management apparatus, and information processing apparatus
14 7,516,251 Content providing system, information processing device and method, output device, and method, and program
15 7,516,225 Experience/preference information providing system
16 7,516,215 Device, method, and network system for replacing content
17 7,516,203 Network control verification system, control communication terminal, server apparatus, and network control verification method
18 7,516,201 Communication device and software for operating multimedia applications
19 7,516,107 Signal processing device
20 7,515,992 Robot apparatus and emotion representing method therefor
21 7,515,921 Peak reduction for simulcast broadcast signals
22 7,515,874 Directivity optimization for short-range wireless mobile communication systems
23 7,515,814 Reproducing apparatus and reproducing method for video and audio data paired as growth rings
24 7,515,768 Method, and apparatus for processing image, recording medium and computer program
25 7,515,739 Face detection
26 7,515,661 Transmission device, transmission method, reception device, reception method, transmission/reception device, communication method, recording medium, and program
27 7,515,655 Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method
28 7,515,636 Image information conversion apparatus and image information conversion method
29 7,515,631 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
30 7,515,623 Surface emitting semiconductor laser, its manufacturing method, and manufacturing method of electron device
31 7,515,609 Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication method, and computer program
32 7,515,604 Transmitter, receiver, and methods
33 7,515,370 Recorder and cassette containing recording medium
34 7,515,207 Television broadcast receiving apparatus, program information processing method and program information processing program
35 7,515,185 Solid-state imaging device
36 7,515,177 Imaging device
37 7,515,114 Unbalanced antenna
38 7,514,902 Battery pack and remaining battery power calculation method
39 7,514,883 Illuminating device for imaging apparatus
40 7,514,669 Imaging apparatus and light source estimating device for the imaging apparatus
41 7,514,622 Musical sound production apparatus and musical
42 7,513,700 Image element identifier
43 7,513,584 Printing device and printing method
44 7,513,429 Symbol illumination apparatus and video display apparatus