Sony patents granted on 09 August 2011

71 US patents granted on 09 August 2011 and assigned to Sony

1 7,996,915 Data transmission apparatus and method, data receiving apparatus and method, and data transmission and reception system and method
2 7,996,909 Information processing apparatus and method
3 7,996,869 Automatically reconfigurable multimedia system with interchangeable personality adapters
4 7,996,867 Reservation information setting apparatus and method thereof
5 7,996,866 Data broadcast method
6 7,996,582 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing program
7 7,996,567 Audio processing
8 7,996,538 Information processing apparatus and content information processing method for transmitting content and event information to a client
9 7,996,496 Remote user interface in multiphone environment
10 7,996,335 Information processing device, contents distribution server, license server, and method and computer program
11 7,996,334 Methods and apparatus for recognizing compact discs and issuing corresponding credits
12 7,996,189 Event-detection in multi-channel sensor-signal streams
13 7,996,051 Wireless communications device with hinge
14 7,996,035 Matching circuit for adaptive impedance matching in radio
15 7,996,015 Location-based tagging and sorting of content on a mobile device
16 7,996,008 Mobile communication terminal and radio communication system
17 7,995,969 Millimeter wave power conversion
18 7,995,968 Measuring absolute total isotropic sensitivity of wireless communication devices in scattered field chambers
19 7,995,966 Communication semiconductor chip, calibration method, and program
20 7,995,910 Imaging device and focal point detector
21 7,995,898 Audio relay apparatus and audio relay method
22 7,995,860 Spectrum spreading signal demodulation method and apparatus
23 7,995,794 Remote control of an image capturing unit in a portable electronic device
24 7,995,773 Methods for processing audio input received at an input device
25 7,995,712 Call holding for a video call in a mobile communication device
26 7,995,690 Digital filter
27 7,995,685 Backscatter interrogator reception method and interrogator for a modulated backscatter system
28 7,995,587 Time stamp adding device, time stamp adding method, and time stamp adding program
29 7,995,548 Radio communication system, radio communication apparatus, radio communication method, and computer program
30 7,995,513 Portable communication devices and context dependent messaging
31 7,995,484 Communication apparatus, communication state detection method and communication state detection program
32 7,995,478 Network communication with path MTU size discovery
33 7,995,445 Optical pickup apparatus, reproduction apparatus, and reproduction method
34 7,995,440 Information processing apparatus and method, program, and recording medium
35 7,995,439 Optical disc apparatus and optical disc replay method
36 7,995,437 Optical pick up and optical disc apparatus
37 7,995,436 Recording device and recording method
38 7,995,427 Medium management method and storage device
39 7,995,376 Semiconductor storage device and manufacturing method thereof
40 7,995,292 Image pickup lens and image pickup apparatus
41 7,995,287 Lens barrel and imaging apparatus
42 7,995,284 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus
43 7,995,212 Optical displacement measuring device
44 7,995,179 Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus selectively reflecting and transmitting circularly polarized light having reverse rotation directions
45 7,995,169 Liquid crystal display device and electronic apparatus
46 7,995,168 Transflective liquid crystal display having a relationship between the electrode spacing and cell gap in the reflection and transmission regions
47 7,995,159 Liquid crystal display apparatus
48 7,995,158 Liquid crystal display apparatus
49 7,995,128 Charge-coupled apparatus and device incorporating a transfer pulse supplying circuit for driving a vertical transfer unit
50 7,995,126 Imaging apparatus and camera
51 7,995,119 Information recording apparatus, non-contact recording medium and recording method for the same
52 7,995,112 Image-processing apparatus and image-pickup apparatus
53 7,995,109 Imaging apparatus that captures an image of a subject
54 7,995,099 Blur correction mechanism and image capture apparatus
55 7,995,052 Electro-optical device, driving circuit and electronic apparatus
56 7,995,022 Digital-to-analog converter and image display device
57 7,995,016 Display comprising a plurality of display portions
58 7,995,013 Display apparatus having a threshold voltage and mobility correcting period and method for driving the same
59 7,995,004 Display device and display method
60 7,994,930 Product placement
61 7,994,915 Information processing system and information processing apparatus
62 7,994,603 Semiconductor device and a method of manufacturing the same
63 7,994,574 Semiconductor substrate, semiconductor device, and method for manufacturing the semiconductor device
64 7,994,435 Electromagnetic-wave suppressing radiator sheet and electronic apparatus
65 7,993,818 Optical disk manufacturing method
66 7,993,806 Transfer substrate, and fabrication process of organic electroluminescent devices
67 7,993,730 Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus
68 7,993,015 Projector and control method thereof
69 D643,014 Microphone
70 D642,980 Battery
71 D642,826 Audio video stand