Sony patents granted on 10 January 2006

42 US patents granted on 10 January 2006 and assigned to Sony

1 6,986,152 Optical information recording medium
2 6,986,128 Multiple stage program recompiler and method
3 6,986,068 Arithmetic processing system and arithmetic processing control method, task management system and task management method
4 6,985,930 Information reading apparatus and information reading method
5 6,985,897 Method and system for animated and personalized on-line product presentation
6 6,985,864 Electronic document processing apparatus and method for forming summary text and speech read-out
7 6,985,860 Model adaptation apparatus, model adaptation method, storage medium, and pattern recognition apparatus
8 6,985,854 Information processing device, picture producing method, and program storing medium
9 6,985,782 Audio control signal transmission apparatus and reception appartus, control system and control method using an audio control signal, program information transmission apparatus and transmission method, and program reservation apparatus and program reservation method
10 6,985,714 Communication system, communication terminal and communication method
11 6,985,671 Reproducing apparatus and superimposing method
12 6,985,669 Method and system for electronic capture of user-selected segments of a broadcast data signal
13 6,985,641 Picture processing method and apparatus
14 6,985,601 Watermark resistant to rotation and resizing
15 6,985,584 Non-volatile record medium, recording method, and recording apparatus
16 6,985,546 Transmitting circuit and method thereof, receiving circuit and method thereof, and data communication apparatus
17 6,985,460 Radio transmission of isochronous and asynchronous information in a network having a variable number of stations
18 6,985,429 Optical recording medium
19 6,985,428 Optical recording medium, recording, and reproduction apparatus having multiple recording capacity features
20 6,985,420 Optically recorded data discrimination apparatus and associated methodology
21 6,985,417 Reproduction apparatus and reproduction method with varying rotational speed of a disk type medium
22 6,985,410 Apparatus for recording digital data in synchronism with prerecorded address data
23 6,985,336 Magnetic reproducing head having a structure to inhibit electrostatic discharge to a recording tape
24 6,985,310 Optical device, optical system, method of production of same, and mold for production of same
25 6,985,298 Production method of microlens array, liquid crystal display device and production method thereof, and projector
26 6,985,297 Production method of microlens array, liquid crystal display device and production method thereof, and projector
27 6,985,289 Variable power finder and imaging apparatus
28 6,985,189 Multimedia terminal equipment and digital processing method
29 6,985,186 Coefficient data generating apparatus and method, information processing apparatus and method using the same, coefficient-generating-data generating device and method therefor, and information providing medium used therewith
30 6,985,175 Camera calibration device and method, and computer system
31 6,985,155 Memory device and image processing apparatus using same
32 6,985,135 Information processing apparatus and information output controlling method
33 6,985,128 Liquid crystal display panel and production method of the same, and liquid crystal display apparatus
34 6,985,071 Electronic equipment and operation control method for electronic equipment
35 6,985,030 Differential amplifier, two-stage amplifier including the differential amplifier, and analog-to-digital converter including the differential amplifier
36 6,984,927 Display unit
37 6,984,786 Electronic device and information reproduction system
38 6,984,552 Method for doping semiconductor layer, method for producing thin film semiconductor element and thin film semiconductor element
39 6,984,542 Method of forming wiring
40 6,984,471 Nonaqueous electrolyte and nonaqueous electrolyte battery
41 6,984,085 Printer
42 D513,507 Disc player