Sony patents granted on 10 February 2009

33 US patents granted on 10 February 2009 and assigned to Sony

1 D586,327 Radio receiver
2 D586,321 Mobile phone
3 7,490,335 Disk tray and disk drive
4 7,490,294 Information processing device, information processing method and information processing program
5 7,490,198 Data storage apparatus that includes a plurality of nonvolatile memories in which no data is erased after the data storage apparatus is removed from a host apparatus
6 7,490,185 Data processing system, access control method, and access control device
7 7,490,167 System and method for platform and language-independent development and delivery of page-based content
8 7,490,143 Communication system
9 7,490,129 Methods and apparatus for transmitting prioritized electronic mail messages
10 7,490,123 Data compression
11 7,489,915 Squelch circuit and communication apparatus used with the same
12 7,489,900 Communication system, communication terminal, and communication method
13 7,489,861 Camera system, camera and interchangeable lens
14 7,489,803 Object detection
15 7,489,795 Headphone apparatus
16 7,489,735 Apparatus and method for processing signals from recording medium
17 7,489,717 Surface-emitting semiconductor laser and method for manufacturing thereof as well as optical device
18 7,489,651 Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication method, and computer program
19 7,489,622 Transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus, communication system, transmission method, reception method, and communication method
20 7,489,607 Method of inspecting a phase-change type optical recording medium
21 7,489,601 Disk drive
22 7,489,507 Electronic device
23 7,489,427 Hologram recording device, hologram reproduction device, hologram recording method, and hologram reproducing method
24 7,489,413 Apparatus having means for printing video signals of video camera attached thereto
25 7,489,359 Lens adapter
26 7,489,346 Image pick-up device and image pick-up method adapted with image pick-up sensitivity
27 7,489,286 Display apparatus
28 7,489,212 Microresonator, band-pass filter, semiconductor device, and communication apparatus
29 7,489,174 Dynamic flip-flop circuit
30 7,488,886 Music information retrieval using a 3D search algorithm
31 7,488,369 Magnetostriction device
32 7,488,078 Display apparatus, image processing apparatus and image processing method, imaging apparatus, and program
33 7,487,921 Reader/writer and communication method thereof