Sony patents granted on 13 August 2013

67 US patents granted on 13 August 2013 and assigned to Sony

1 RE44,442 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
2 RE44,436 Data transfer apparatus and data transfer method
3 D687,777 Rechargeable battery
4 D687,768 Battery charger
5 8,510,852 Information processing apparatus, information recording medium manufacturing apparatus, information recording medium, method, and computer program
6 8,510,799 Communication system, communication system management apparatus, terminal connection control method, and program
7 8,510,798 Authentication in an audio/visual system having multiple signaling paths
8 8,510,784 Information processing apparatus, content reproduction apparatus, information providing apparatus, device control apparatus, cooperative processing system, and program
9 8,510,776 Information providing system, information receiving terminal, information providing apparatus, information providing method and program
10 8,510,541 Information processing apparatus and method that establishes communication and outputs a black-screen signal during a predicted power-on period
11 8,510,484 Content transmission apparatus, content playback system, content transmission method, and program
12 8,510,483 Transmitter device, receiver device, transmission method, reception method, and transmitter/receiver device
13 8,510,441 Transmission apparatus, transmission method, content delivery system, content delivery method, and program
14 8,510,258 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program for extracting information from an electronic program guide
15 8,510,235 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
16 8,510,108 Voice processing device for maintaining sound quality while suppressing noise
17 8,510,063 Control device, control method, and program
18 8,509,766 Communication apparatus, communication method, program, and communication system
19 8,509,602 Recording control apparatus and method, and program
20 8,509,599 Recording and reproducing apparatus, recording and reproducing method and program
21 8,509,597 Recording apparatus, imaging and recording apparatus, recording method, and program
22 8,509,594 Editing apparatus, editing method, and program
23 8,509,556 Image coding apparatus and image coding method to generate a targeted amount of code
24 8,509,521 Method and apparatus and computer program for generating a 3 dimensional image from a 2 dimensional image
25 8,509,493 Biometric identification system
26 8,509,485 Information processing apparatus and information processing method for drawing image that reacts to input information
27 8,509,484 Information processing device and information processing method
28 8,509,452 Noise reduction apparatus and audio reproduction apparatus
29 8,509,333 Method for transmitting a signal from a transmitter to a receiver in a power line communication network, transmitter, receiver, power line communication modem and power line communication system
30 8,509,328 Reception apparatus, reception method, program, and reception system
31 8,509,327 Receiving apparatus and method and program
32 8,509,312 Coding device and method, decoding device and method, recording medium, and program
33 8,509,311 Coding device and method, decoding device and method, recording medium, and program
34 8,509,278 Light emitting device and optical apparatus using the same
35 8,509,044 Recording medium and recording or reproducing apparatus therefor for recording or reproducing control information
36 8,509,041 Recording apparatus and recording method
37 8,508,669 Video signal processing apparatus and video signal processing method
38 8,508,655 Lens apparatus, image capture apparatus, and method for correcting image quality
39 8,508,650 Image pickup system, image pickup apparatus, and program
40 8,508,642 Solid-state imaging device and camera system
41 8,508,639 Semiconductor module, MOS type solid-state image pickup device, camera and manufacturing method of camera
42 8,508,634 Solid-state image pickup element and a method of manufacturing the same, and image pickup device including the same
43 8,508,631 Pixel defect detection and correction device, imaging apparatus, pixel defect detection and correction method, and program
44 8,508,611 Image processing apparatus, image capturing apparatus, image processing method, and program for performing a comparison process on combined images and a motion area detection process
45 8,508,598 Method and apparatus for transferring images from an imaging device to a remote device
46 8,508,578 Image processor, image processing method, recording medium, computer program and semiconductor device
47 8,508,575 Television system, television set and method for operating a television system
48 8,508,558 Color temperature adjusting device, method for adjusting color temperature, and program product
49 8,508,536 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
50 8,508,528 Image signal processing apparatus, image signal processing method, program, and image signal processing system
51 8,508,518 Display apparatus and fabrication method and fabrication apparatus for the same
52 8,508,487 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
53 8,508,445 Display device and display drive method
54 8,508,444 Self-luminous display device and driving method of the same
55 8,508,393 Analog-to-digital conversion apparatus and signal processing system
56 8,508,123 Display panel and panel inspection apparatus
57 8,508,048 Semiconductor device utilizing a package on package structure and manufacturing method thereof
58 8,508,010 Solid-state imaging device, method of manufacturing the same, and camera and electronic apparatus using the same
59 8,507,977 Semiconductor device and manufacturing method of the same
60 8,507,961 Solid-state imaging device
61 8,507,960 Solid-state imaging device
62 8,507,841 Optical element and method for producing the same
63 8,507,330 Thin film transistor
64 8,507,134 Anode material and battery using the same
65 8,507,132 Electrode and method of fabricating it, and battery
66 8,506,402 Game execution environments
67 8,506,311 Communication device