Sony patents granted on 13 November 2012

79 US patents granted on 13 November 2012 and assigned to Sony

1 D670,751 Mount
2 8,312,524 Card management device and card management system
3 8,312,502 Recording system, receiving apparatus and receiving method, recording apparatus and recording method, and program
4 8,312,489 CM searching method and apparatus, and CM-appendant information supplying method and apparatus
5 8,312,473 Specifying parameters for selective return to an invoker
6 8,312,448 Configuration to order software deployment and management
7 8,312,374 Information processing apparatus and method and computer program
8 8,312,353 Decoding device, decoding method, receiving device, and storage medium reproducing device
9 8,312,295 Access key generating apparatus and information processing apparatus
10 8,312,252 Content receiving apparatus and method, storage medium, and server
11 8,312,162 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
12 8,312,055 Content alert upon availability for internet-enabled TV
13 8,312,025 Information processing device, information processing method, and information processing program
14 8,311,963 Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, signal processing program and learning apparatus
15 8,311,823 System and method for searching based on audio search criteria
16 8,311,816 Noise shaping for predictive audio coding apparatus
17 8,311,775 Defect repair apparatus and defect repair method
18 8,311,734 Automatic speed limit adjust for road conditions
19 8,311,664 Tray supply apparatus
20 8,311,654 Content reproducing apparatus, audio reproducing apparatus and content reproducing method
21 8,311,598 Mobile terminal apparatus
22 8,311,595 Portable wireless communication device
23 8,311,583 Communication system and method
24 8,311,479 Information processing apparatus, method, and program for performing near field communication with an external device
25 8,311,478 Device and method for content searching between peer devices
26 8,311,404 Image blur correction apparatus and imaging apparatus
27 8,311,398 Data recording device, data recording method, and computer program
28 8,311,395 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium
29 8,311,384 Image processing method, apparatus and system
30 8,311,383 Receiving apparatus, receiving method, recording apparatus, recording method, program, recording medium, and network system
31 8,311,332 Image processing system, mask fabrication method, and program
32 8,311,293 Image processing apparatus and associated methodology for facial recognition
33 8,311,282 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
34 8,311,267 Information processing apparatus and method, and program
35 8,311,249 Information processing apparatus, method and program
36 8,311,240 Audio signal processing apparatus and audio signal processing method
37 8,311,238 Audio signal processing apparatus, and audio signal processing method
38 8,311,234 Echo canceller and communication audio processing apparatus
39 8,311,122 Information processing apparatus and method
40 8,311,105 Information-processing apparatus, information-processsing method, recording medium and program
41 8,311,104 Information processing apparatus and method, recording medium, and program
42 8,311,100 Information handling method for mapping information items to respective nodes
43 8,311,099 Method and apparatus for coding image information, method and apparatus for decoding image information, method and apparatus for coding and decoding image information, and system of coding and transmitting image information
44 8,311,093 Signal transmission apparatus and signal transmission method
45 8,310,978 Wireless communication system, wireless communication device and wireless communication method, and computer program
46 8,310,919 Cellular communication system, network controller and method for obtaining feedback from subscriber communication units
47 8,310,656 Mapping movements of a hand-held controller to the two-dimensional image plane of a display screen
48 8,310,609 Liquid crystal device, electronic apparatus, and method of manufacturing liquid crystal device
49 8,310,608 Liquid crystal device and electronic apparatus
50 8,310,580 Solid-state imaging device and camera system for suppressing occurrence of quantization vertical streaks
51 8,310,575 Solid-state imaging device and imaging apparatus
52 8,310,574 Configuration and method for driving physical information acquisition sensor control lines at multiple dividing points
53 8,310,573 Solid-state imaging device, signal processing method thereof and image capturing apparatus
54 8,310,568 Clamp control method, clamp correction device, image sensor, and electronic apparatus
55 8,310,563 Imaging apparatus, imaging method, and program
56 8,310,556 Offloading processing of images from a portable digital camera
57 8,310,527 Display device with 3D shutter control unit
58 8,310,523 Plug-in to enable CAD software not having greater than 180 degree capability to present image from camera of more than 180 degrees
59 8,310,488 Dynamic context switching between architecturally distinct graphics processors
60 8,310,473 Semiconductor device, display panel and electronic apparatus
61 8,310,470 Display apparatus and electronic equipment
62 8,310,452 Touch panel display apparatus, electronic device having touch panel display apparatus, and camera having touch panel display apparatus
63 8,310,418 Self-luminous display device and driving method of the same including a light emission interruption period during a light emission enabled period
64 8,310,414 Method and apparatus for processing information, recording medium, and computer program
65 8,310,409 Display device and display method
66 8,310,397 System and method for effectively performing enhanced mobile-device location procedures
67 8,310,303 Demodulator and communication apparatus
68 8,310,141 Fluorescent lamp, light source apparatus and display apparatus
69 8,310,138 Actuator
70 8,309,956 Thin film transistor, display unit, and method of manufacturing thin film transistor
71 8,309,903 Optical device, method for producing master for use in producing optical device, and photoelectric conversion apparatus
72 8,309,700 Inhibitor of histone acetyltransferase, especially p300
73 8,309,638 Connecting film, and joined structure and method for producing the same
74 8,309,392 Solid-state image pickup device, electronic apparatus using such solid-state image pickup device and method of manufacturing solid-state image pickup device
75 8,309,383 Solid-state imaging device and camera
76 8,309,251 Battery with electrode arrangement in relation to the holder
77 8,309,224 Conductive particle, anisotropic conductive interconnection material that uses the conductive particle, and method for producing the conductive particle
78 8,309,000 Method for manufacturing microlens and method for manufacturing solid-state image sensor
79 8,308,570 Synchronizing mission progress in peer-to-peer cooperative games