Sony patents granted on 11 January 2011

48 US patents granted on 11 January 2011 and assigned to Sony

1 D630,668 Camera
2 D630,662 Camera
3 D630,604 Mobile phone
4 7,870,511 GUI application development supporting device, GUI display device, method, and computer program
5 7,870,489 Content display control apparatus and content display control method
6 7,870,483 Encoding and distribution of schema for multimedia content descriptions
7 7,870,410 Automatic reduced audio low battery warning
8 7,870,340 Methods and apparatus for controlling hierarchical cache memory
9 7,870,307 DMA and graphics interface emulation
10 7,870,298 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, routing apparatus and communication control method
11 7,870,281 Content playback device, content playback method, computer-readable storage medium, and content playback system
12 7,870,261 Information processing device, an information processing method, and a computer program to securely connect clients on an external network to devices within an internal network
13 7,870,222 Systems and methods for transmitting content being reproduced
14 7,870,190 Information processing system, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
15 7,870,137 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
16 7,870,020 System and method for interactive marketing using networked devices
17 7,869,797 Data processing system and method, communication system and method, and charging apparatus and method
18 7,869,765 Device with broadcast receiver and local wireless interface
19 7,869,690 Apparatus and method for recording AV streams onto a recording medium with reproduction path change point features
20 7,869,659 Image-comparing apparatus, image-comparing method, image-retrieving apparatus and image-retrieving method
21 7,869,624 Compact biometric authentication device and associated methodology of imaging and detecting living-tissue patterns
22 7,869,611 Test tone determination method and sound field correction apparatus
23 7,869,594 Digital broadcasting receiving system and digital broadcasting receiving device
24 7,869,337 Information processing system, information processing apparatus and method, program, and recording medium
25 7,869,330 Optical disc apparatus and method for reproducing information
26 7,869,272 Memory device and memory for retaining information based on amagnetization state of a magnetic material
27 7,869,085 Memory controller, memory control method, rate conversion apparatus, rate conversion method, image-signal-processing apparatus, image-signal-processing method, and program for executing each of those methods
28 7,869,084 Head unit, droplet discharging apparatus, droplet discharging system, information processing apparatus, information processing method, status information notifying method, status information updating method, faulty position detecting method, and programs
29 7,869,019 Device, method, and program for estimating light source
30 7,868,969 Area light source apparatus and liquid crystal display apparatus assembly
31 7,868,948 Mage signal processing apparatus, image signal processing method and program for converting an interlaced signal into a progressive signal
32 7,868,937 Imaging apparatus and imaging device
33 7,868,926 Digital camera with automatic functions
34 7,868,882 Electronic circuit, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus including the same
35 7,868,881 Picture display device and picture display method
36 7,868,859 Self-luminous display device and driving method of the same
37 7,868,283 Physical quantity detection device with pixel array column-aligned terminals and method of driving same
38 7,868,240 Signal processing apparatus and signal processing method, program, and recording medium
39 7,868,239 Method and device for providing an overview of pieces of music
40 7,868,109 Curable resin composition
41 7,868,052 Method for recycling recovered discs, flame retardant resin composition and flame retardant resin molded products
42 7,867,798 Semiconductor laser, method of manufacturing semiconductor laser, optical pickup and optical disk system
43 7,867,649 Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary cell
44 7,867,034 Card connector
45 7,866,866 Fiber optical display systems and related methods, systems, and computer program products
46 7,866,824 Sealed lamp device and projector
47 7,866,623 Computer retail display stand
48 7,866,596 Recording-paper-roll supporting device and printer