Sony patents granted on 14 October 2014

86 US patents granted on 14 October 2014 and assigned to Sony

1 RE45,190 Information retrieval apparatus and method
2 D715,322 Portion of display panel or screen with an icon
3 D715,296 Controller for electronic device
4 D715,262 Speaker
5 8,863,296 Information processing apparatus, information recording medium, information processing method, and computer program
6 8,863,202 System and method for voice driven cross service search using second display
7 8,863,196 Enhanced information on mobile device for viewed program and control of internet TV device using mobile device
8 8,863,194 Method and system for downloading content to a content downloader
9 8,863,173 Social networking and peer to peer for TVs
10 8,863,171 Announcement of program synchronized triggered declarative objects
11 8,863,169 Content transmission device, program, parental level determination method, and content transmission system
12 8,863,017 Electronic apparatus, program, and control method for displaying access authority for data files
13 8,862,974 Image display apparatus and image display method
14 8,862,963 Nonvolatile memory, memory controller, nonvolatile memory accessing method, and program
15 8,862,907 Information processing apparatus and power supply control method
16 8,862,903 Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program
17 8,862,791 Electronic device and digital interface determining method of connected external device
18 8,862,781 Server device, client device, information processing system, information processing method, and program
19 8,862,696 Interconnecting applications on personal computers and mobile terminals through a web server
20 8,862,692 Method for providing/accessing data on the internet and a respective client, server, and system
21 8,862,612 Direct search launch on a second display
22 8,862,515 Geographic internet asset filtering for internet video client
23 8,862,499 Information distribution system and method for distributing content information
24 8,862,057 Wireless communication system, wireless communication device, wireless communication method and program
25 8,862,056 Wireless communication device, wireless communication method, program, and wireless communication system
26 8,861,936 Information processing apparatus and method, and program storage medium
27 8,861,933 Information processing apparatus, information processing method and computer program
28 8,861,928 Apparatus and method for recording AV streams onto a recording medium with reproduction path change point features
29 8,861,898 Content image search
30 8,861,880 Image processing device and image processing method
31 8,861,848 Image processor and image processing method
32 8,861,846 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program for performing superimposition on raw image or full color image
33 8,861,836 Methods and systems for 2D to 3D conversion from a portrait image
34 8,861,785 Information processing device, information processing method and program
35 8,861,746 Sound processing apparatus, sound processing method, and program
36 8,861,622 Transmitting apparatus and method for a digital telecommunication system
37 8,861,599 Context reduction for last transform position coding
38 8,861,596 Image encoding device and image encoding method
39 8,861,593 Context adaptation within video coding modules
40 8,861,519 Data filtering apparatus and data filtering method
41 8,861,490 Transmission device, transmission method, and computer-readable medium
42 8,861,445 Multi-channel single radio communication in home mesh network
43 8,861,425 Communication system, communication apparatus, communication method and computer program
44 8,861,196 Heat dissipation structure and electronic apparatus
45 8,861,090 Display apparatus
46 8,860,893 DTV with detachable HDMI inputs
47 8,860,887 Communication system, transmitter, receiver, communication method, program, and communication cable
48 8,860,886 Display apparatus, video signal transmission method for display apparatus, transmitting apparatus, and transmission method of video signal
49 8,860,884 Transmission apparatus, reception apparatus, communication system, transmission method, reception method, and programs thereof
50 8,860,878 Camera module, and manufacturing device and method for the same
51 8,860,876 Image display using flash reach information
52 8,860,867 Display device and display method
53 8,860,853 Image signal correcting device, image device, image signal correcting method, and program with color mixing correction
54 8,860,840 Light source estimation device, light source estimation method, light source estimation program, and imaging apparatus
55 8,860,829 Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing program
56 8,860,826 Image pickup apparatus that acquires a plurality of viewpoint images
57 8,860,821 System and method for accessing and utilizing ancillary data with an electronic camera device
58 8,860,808 Image monitoring system and image monitoring program
59 8,860,803 Dynamic replacement of cinematic stage props in program content
60 8,860,801 Electronic device and image pickup apparatus
61 8,860,786 Stereo image data transmitting apparatus and stereo image data receiving apparatus
62 8,860,784 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
63 8,860,782 Stereo image data transmitting apparatus and stereo image data receiving apparatus
64 8,860,730 Information processing apparatus, animation method, and program
65 8,860,709 Level converting circuit, display device, and electronic apparatus
66 8,860,680 Information processing apparatus, information processing method and computer program
67 8,860,667 Display terminal device
68 8,860,661 Information processing apparatus and program
69 8,860,637 EL display panel, electronic apparatus and EL display panel driving method
70 8,860,634 Head mountable display
71 8,860,373 Protective circuit and charging device
72 8,860,367 Wireless charging apparatus and wireless charging system
73 8,860,302 Light-emitting apparatus, illumination apparatus, and display apparatus
74 8,860,297 Display device
75 8,860,254 Power feeding apparatus and wireless power feeding system
76 8,860,149 Semiconductor device manufacturing method and semiconductor device
77 8,860,099 Solid-state imaging device and method for manufacturing solid-state imaging device, and electronic device
78 8,860,018 Anthanthrene based compound and semiconductor device
79 8,859,978 Radiation image pickup device
80 8,859,449 Fine-particle structure/substrate composite member and method for producing same
81 8,859,401 Method for growing a nitride-based III-V group compound semiconductor
82 8,859,391 Semiconductor device, method for manufacturing semiconductor device, method for laminating semiconductor wafers, and electronic device
83 8,859,326 Thin film transistor and method of fabricating the same using an organic semconductor layer and an organic acceptor-donor layer
84 8,859,149 Anode for lithium ion secondary battery, lithium ion secondary battery, electric power tool, electrical vehicle, and electric power storage system
85 8,859,124 Integrated circuit and battery pack using the same
86 8,858,453 Sound-output-control device, sound-output-control method, and sound-output-control program