Sony patents granted on 12 February 2013

53 US patents granted on 12 February 2013 and assigned to Sony

1 D676,076 Camera
2 8,375,406 Information processing apparatus and method, and program
3 8,375,390 Scheduling method and scheduling apparatus
4 8,375,318 File management apparatus and image display apparatus
5 8,375,295 Customization of GUI layout based on history of use
6 8,375,268 Receiving apparatus, receiving method, computer program, and receiving system
7 8,375,209 Near field registration of home system audio-video device
8 8,375,206 Authentication and encryption utilizing command identifiers
9 8,375,147 Electronic device
10 8,375,133 Methods and apparatuses for synchronizing and managing content over multiple devices
11 8,374,646 Mobile device visual input system and methods
12 8,374,551 Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication system, wireless communication method and program
13 8,374,550 Remote user interface for bluetooth device
14 8,374,544 Communication apparatus, program, communication method and communication system
15 8,374,487 Information processing for generating an information list of video contents
16 8,374,484 Information recording apparatus and method, information reproducing apparatus and method, information recording medium, program storage medium, and program
17 8,374,482 Memory card, imaging apparatus, and recording/reproducing apparatus
18 8,374,451 Image processing device and image processing method for reducing the circuit scale
19 8,374,444 Method and apparatus for providing higher resolution images in an embedded device
20 8,374,441 Image processing device, method, and program
21 8,374,437 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, image identifying apparatus, image identifying method, and program
22 8,374,419 Registering device, checking device, program, and data structure
23 8,374,360 Sound setting apparatus and sound setting method
24 8,374,356 Noise canceling apparatus and noise canceling method
25 8,374,290 Demodulating apparatus and demodulating method
26 8,374,269 Odd interleaving only of an odd-even interleaver when half or less data subcarriers are active in a digital video broadcasting (DVB) system
27 8,374,264 Signal processing apparatus and method
28 8,374,259 Transmitting apparatus, communication system, transmitting method and program
29 8,374,258 Transmission device, reception device, communication system, transmission method and program
30 8,374,254 Multimedia stream combining
31 8,374,195 Data transmission apparatus and method, data receiving apparatus and method, and data transmission and reception system and method
32 8,374,107 Communication apparatus and transmission line communication chip for adjusting transmission timing
33 8,374,087 Reliable audio-video transmission system using multi-media diversity
34 8,374,086 Adaptive DHT node relay policies
35 8,374,064 Method and devices for copy protection, copy protected record carrier
36 8,373,835 Liquid crystal display module
37 8,373,797 Image display apparatus, signal processing apparatus, image display method, and computer program product
38 8,373,790 Auto-focus apparatus, image-pickup apparatus, and auto-focus method
39 8,373,788 Image processing apparatus, image displaying method, and image displaying program
40 8,373,786 Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing method thereof, and electronic device
41 8,373,784 Solid-state imaging device, driving method thereof, and imaging apparatus
42 8,373,779 Imaging apparatus, signal processing circuit, signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, and computer program product
43 8,373,728 By-region display image quality controlling device, self-luminous display device, and computer program
44 8,373,726 Character highlighting control apparatus, display apparatus, highlighting display control method, and computer program
45 8,373,697 Gradation converting device, image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
46 8,373,647 Surface light source device and display device
47 8,373,477 Timing adjustment circuit, solid-state image pickup element, and camera system
48 8,373,342 Light-emitting apparatus, illumination apparatus, and display apparatus
49 8,372,670 Light-emitting element assembly and method for manufacturing the same
50 8,372,546 Non-aqueous electrolyte battery and method for manufacturing the same
51 8,372,501 Optical information recording medium
52 8,372,476 Method of plasmonic crystal
53 8,371,697 Method for image projection, image projection apparatus and image projection screen