Sony patents granted on 10 August 2010

52 US patents granted on 10 August 2010 and assigned to Sony

1 RE41,497 Radio transmission method and radio transmission device
2 RE41,486 Synchronization symbol structure using OFDM based transmission method
3 7,774,856 Content transferring apparatus, content transferring method, and computer program
4 7,774,811 Method and system for use in displaying multimedia content and status
5 7,774,706 System and method for mixing media content
6 7,774,603 Wireless device registration
7 7,774,524 Adaptive multitap timeout
8 7,774,512 Methods and apparatus for hybrid DMA queue and DMA table
9 7,774,478 System, method, and device for scheduling a future time for a communication session
10 7,774,426 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
11 7,774,351 Data recording control apparatus
12 7,774,334 Adaptive databases
13 7,774,288 Clustering and classification of multimedia data
14 7,774,135 Navigation system
15 7,774,114 In-vehicle equipment system
16 7,774,078 Method and apparatus for audio data analysis in an audio player
17 7,774,001 Device and method for determining where crowds exist
18 7,773,986 Mobile communication method
19 7,773,977 Data-sharing system and data-sharing method
20 7,773,870 Image capture apparatus and biometric authentication apparatus
21 7,773,864 Slicing interactive graphic data in disc authoring
22 7,773,853 Recording method, recording device, and recording medium
23 7,773,824 Signal processing device and method, recording medium, and program
24 7,773,778 Authentication apparatus and authentication method
25 7,773,761 Method and apparatus to generate an audio beam with high quality
26 7,773,755 Reproduction apparatus and reproduction system
27 7,773,750 System and method for partially encrypted multimedia stream
28 7,773,663 Communication apparatus, communication method, and program
29 7,773,643 Laser light generating apparatus
30 7,773,636 Information processing apparatus and method
31 7,773,548 System and associated method of service provision based upon broadcast state information
32 7,773,495 Disc signature for disc authentication
33 7,773,310 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus
34 7,773,257 Color metric for halo artifacts
35 7,773,150 Information signal processor, method for processing information signal, image signal processor and image display apparatus using the same, coefficient seed data production device used in the same, method for producing coefficient seed data set, coefficient data production device, method for producing coefficient data set, and information-providing medium
36 7,773,132 Image processing device and method, and video camera with zebra pattern features
37 7,773,130 Signal processing apparatus and signal processing method for solid-state image pickup element and image pickup apparatus
38 7,773,123 Image pickup apparatus and control unit therefor
39 7,773,114 System and method for non-invasive conversion of film cameras into digital camera
40 7,773,089 Displaying character strings based on font information
41 7,773,084 Image display device, image display panel, panel drive device, and method of driving image display panel
42 7,772,586 Optical semiconductor devices on InP substrate
43 7,772,479 Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program
44 7,772,029 Memory element and memory device comprising memory layer positioned between first and second electrodes
45 7,771,891 Ionic conductor, process for production thereof, and electrochemical device
46 7,771,876 Anode active material method of manufacturing the same and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the same
47 7,771,869 Secondary battery
48 7,771,866 Battery-locking mechanism for electronic apparatus
49 7,771,650 Material and uses thereof
50 7,771,238 Card-type peripheral device
51 7,771,037 Liquid spraying method using a recording liquid having a pH of 4-6
52 7,770,795 Information processing apparatus, information recording medium, information processing method, and computer program