Sony patents granted on 07 July 2009

45 US patents granted on 07 July 2009 and assigned to Sony

1 D595,703 Car communication device
2 D595,697 Headset and cradle
3 D595,688 Combined disc player, clock and radio receiver
4 D595,687 Combined disc player, clock and radio receiver
5 7,559,072 System and method for neighborhood optimization for content recommendation
6 7,559,025 Display control program, terminal apparatus, and display control method
7 7,558,968 Information processing apparatus and method
8 7,558,950 Methods of configuring an electronic device to be operable with an electronic apparatus based on automatic identification thereof and related devices
9 7,558,934 Data storage unit, data storage controlling apparatus and method, and data storage controlling program
10 7,558,879 Receiving apparatus, receiving methods, and name resolving method
11 7,558,868 Information processing device and method, recording medium, and program
12 7,558,836 Information processing system, information processing device, information processing method, information processing program, and remote controller terminal
13 7,558,820 Log collecting/analyzing system with separated functions of collecting log information and analyzing the same
14 7,558,595 Mobile terminals, methods, and program products that generate communication information based on characters recognized in image data
15 7,558,526 Methods, devices, systems and computer program products for providing interactive activity programs for use with portable electric devices
16 7,558,471 Video recording apparatus and method, and video output apparatus and method
17 7,558,465 Information processing apparatus and information processing method, recording medium, and program
18 7,558,464 Data editing apparatus, data editing method and data recording/reproducing apparatus
19 7,558,462 Reproduction device and content information reproduction method
20 7,558,435 Signal processing apparatus, method of processing a signal, recording medium, and program
21 7,558,423 Error analysis for image interpolation and demosaicing using lattice theory
22 7,558,398 Headphones
23 7,558,324 Apparatus for encoding and decoding header data in picture signal transmission
24 7,558,275 System and method for clock replication using reference clock
25 7,558,134 Semiconductor memory device and its operation method
26 7,558,003 Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
27 7,558,000 Optical device
28 7,557,993 Optical pickup and optical disc device
29 7,557,961 Method for setting boundary value, image signal processing method and apparatus, and printing apparatus
30 7,557,838 Imaging method and imaging apparatus
31 7,557,834 Image pickup apparatus and synchronization signal generating apparatus
32 7,557,833 Image pick-up device using an image signal of a variable frame-rate
33 7,557,830 Image processing apparatus, method, and medium for converting and reducing image data without deterioration of image quality
34 7,557,826 Method for device spectral sensitivity reconstruction
35 7,557,813 Picture displaying method, picture displaying program, and editing apparatus
36 7,557,467 Portable photographing apparatus and power switching control method
37 7,557,396 Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing semiconductor device
38 7,557,230 Latent curing agent
39 7,556,895 Mask, method of producing mask, and method of producing semiconductor device
40 7,556,885 Battery pack
41 7,556,884 Battery pack and thermostat used therefor
42 7,556,526 Structures of terminals and component-to-be-loaded
43 7,556,514 Electrical power supply device, and connector
44 7,556,443 Shock damping of optical lens components
45 7,556,190 Method and device for mounting electric component