Sony patents granted on 12 April 2016

63 US patents granted on 12 April 2016 and assigned to Sony

1 RE45,973 Semiconductor optical amplifier
2 D753,701 Display panel or screen with animated graphical user interface
3 D753,700 Display panel or screen with animated graphical user interface
4 D753,646 Computer
5 9,313,740 Power efficient sensor accessory management through sensor subsystem
6 9,313,721 Information providing apparatus and information providing method, wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method, computer program, and wireless communication system
7 9,313,546 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
8 9,313,528 Filtering live streaming contents and services
9 9,313,438 Transmitting device, transmitting method, and receiving device
10 9,313,437 Transmission apparatus, reception apparatus, communication system, transmission method, reception method, and programs thereof
11 9,313,436 Analog-digital converter, solid-state image sensor, and electronic apparatus for increased resolution of an image
12 9,313,435 Solid-state image pickup device and method for driving the same
13 9,313,430 Solid-state imaging element having image signal overflow path
14 9,313,424 Two-dimensional solid-state image capture device with polarization member and color filter for sub-pixel regions and polarization-light data processing method therefor
15 9,313,410 Imaging apparatus and device control method for self-portrait photography
16 9,313,405 Image processing device, image processing method and program
17 9,313,385 Solid-state image-taking apparatus to focus incoming light into an image, manufacturing method thereof, and camera
18 9,313,380 Imaging device
19 9,313,318 Adaptive media object reproduction based on social context
20 9,313,253 Communication apparatus, communication system, communication method, and program
21 9,313,120 Intelligent routing
22 9,313,036 Communication fee prediction device, communication device, communication system, and charging method
23 9,312,940 Communication device, communication control method and communication system
24 9,312,921 Retrieving/authorizing content on user equipment based on information from connectable accessory with NFC circuit
25 9,312,917 System and method for providing access in powerline communications (PLC) network
26 9,312,714 Control device and control method, power generation device and power generation method, power storage device and power storage method, and power control system
27 9,312,709 Charging stand
28 9,312,461 Light-emission element assembly and method of manufacturing same, as well as display
29 9,312,421 Photoelectric conversion element and photoelectric converter
30 9,312,318 Display device with separation member including steps
31 9,312,315 Display, method for driving display, and electronic apparatus
32 9,312,301 Imaging element and method of manufacturing the same
33 9,312,300 Solid-state imaging device, method of manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus
34 9,312,297 Semiconductor apparatus and electronic apparatus
35 9,312,291 Solid-state imaging device and method for manufacturing solid-state imaging device, and electronic device
36 9,311,962 Audio and/or video generation apparatus and method of generating audio and/or video signals
37 9,311,956 Information processing device, information processing method, and program
38 9,311,953 Recording layer, information recording medium, and target
39 9,311,950 Optical disk apparatus, control method, control program and information storage medium
40 9,311,927 Device and method for audible transient noise detection
41 9,311,853 Display device, method of laying out light emitting elements, and electronic device
42 9,311,754 Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing system
43 9,311,752 Image displaying method for a head-mounted type display unit
44 9,311,729 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
45 9,311,712 Image processing device and image processing method
46 9,311,701 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
47 9,311,572 Card holding device
48 9,311,565 3D scanning with depth cameras using mesh sculpting
49 9,311,418 Information processing apparatus, information processing method , information management apparatus, information management method, recording medium, and information processing system
50 9,311,394 Speech recognition for internet video search and navigation
51 9,311,342 Tree based image storage system
52 9,311,288 Electronic book reader
53 9,311,258 Method, apparatus and cable for enabling two types of HDMI communication
54 9,311,156 System and method for distributing data processes among resources
55 9,310,965 Information processing apparatus, display control method and display control program
56 9,310,962 User interface in which object is assigned to data file and application
57 9,310,925 Apparatus and method for controlling an interface based on bending
58 9,310,885 System and method of image augmentation
59 9,310,884 Head mountable display system
60 9,310,883 Maintaining multiple views on a shared stable virtual space
61 9,310,882 Book object for augmented reality
62 9,310,200 Sensor device regulation and related systems and methods
63 9,308,452 System and method for accelerated machine switching