Sony patents granted on 15 April 2014

76 US patents granted on 15 April 2014 and assigned to Sony

1 D702,681 Tablet
2 8,701,154 Information management system and method, center processing apparatus and method, program and recording medium used therewith, and information processing apparatus and method, and program and recording medium used therewith
3 8,701,131 Disc conveying device
4 8,701,045 Information processing apparatus, display control method and program
5 8,700,987 Annotating E-books / E-magazines with application results and function calls
6 8,700,942 Information processing apparatus and power supply control circuit
7 8,700,930 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program for abnormal temperature detection
8 8,700,917 Information processing apparatus, information recording medium manufacturing apparatus, and information recording medium
9 8,700,872 Information processing system, reader/writer, information processing apparatus, access control management method and program
10 8,700,851 Apparatus and method for information processing enabling fast access to program
11 8,700,849 Storage device having capability to transmit stored data to an external apparatus and receive data for storage from the external apparatus based on an instruction from a host apparatus, and data communication system using the same
12 8,700,748 Information processing device
13 8,700,741 Information communication terminal, information distribution apparatus, information distribution system, content management method, broadcast reception method, information distribution method, programs and storage medium
14 8,700,732 Disc reproducing apparatus and method, program, and recording medium
15 8,700,675 Contents space forming apparatus, method of the same, computer, program, and storage media
16 8,700,635 Electronic device, data processing method, data control method, and content data processing system
17 8,700,471 Unified onscreen advertisement system for AVDDs
18 8,700,454 Interactive privilege supply system
19 8,700,386 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
20 8,700,058 Position estimation of a wireless terminal in a structure using base station signal information
21 8,699,950 Communication device and method, and program
22 8,699,948 Connection method for near field communication
23 8,699,947 Method for determining the relative position of devices
24 8,699,856 Editing apparatus, editing method, program, and recording medium
25 8,699,847 File management apparatus, recording apparatus, and recording program
26 8,699,846 Reproducing device, reproducing method, program, and data structure
27 8,699,827 Imaging apparatus, signal processing method, and program
28 8,699,820 Image processing apparatus, camera apparatus, image processing method, and program
29 8,699,718 Sound signal processing apparatus, microphone apparatus, sound signal processing method, and program
30 8,699,613 Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, and wireless communication method
31 8,699,608 Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, and wireless communication method
32 8,699,581 Image processing device, image processing method, information processing device, and information processing method
33 8,699,563 Image coding apparatus and image coding method
34 8,699,561 System and methods for detecting and handling errors in a multi-threaded video data decoder
35 8,699,527 Encoding/transmitting apparatus and encoding/transmitting method
36 8,699,477 Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, and wireless communication method
37 8,699,405 Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method
38 8,699,388 Bidirectional wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, and bidirectional wireless communication method
39 8,699,309 Recording apparatus
40 8,699,264 Memory element and memory apparatus
41 8,699,260 Memory element and memory device
42 8,699,229 Display and electronic unit
43 8,699,222 Electronic apparatus
44 8,699,155 Lens mechanism and imaging device
45 8,698,956 Transmitting device, receiving device, and method for transmitting operational information in receiving device
46 8,698,932 Solid-state image pickup apparatus and camera
47 8,698,928 Reduced size image pickup apparatus retaining image quality
48 8,698,923 Image processing device, image processing method, and program for detecting and correcting defective pixel in image
49 8,698,910 Apparatus, camera, method, and computer-readable storage medium for generating advice for capturing an image
50 8,698,897 Information processing device, moving image cutting method, and moving image cutting program
51 8,698,878 3-D auto-convergence camera
52 8,698,877 Image information processing apparatus, image capture apparatus, image information processing method, and program
53 8,698,876 Single camera device and method for 3D video imaging using a refracting lens array
54 8,698,848 Display apparatus, light detection method and electronic apparatus
55 8,698,846 Information processing apparatus, method, and program
56 8,698,830 Image processing apparatus and method for texture-mapping an image onto a computer graphics image
57 8,698,796 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
58 8,698,758 Information processing apparatus, method, and program that detects three-dimensional coordinates and outputs corresponding audio
59 8,698,743 Information processing apparatus, method and program
60 8,698,711 Display apparatus, method of driving a display, and electronic device
61 8,698,707 Electroluminescent display panel and electronic apparatus
62 8,698,677 Mobile wireless terminal and antenna device
63 8,698,599 Reader/writer, communication processing device, communication processing method, data management system and communication system
64 8,698,468 Control device, control method, and power supply device
65 8,698,457 Battery pack with protection circuit
66 8,698,355 Communication device, communication method and communication system
67 8,698,202 Semiconductor device
68 8,698,132 Functional molecular element, manufacturing method thereof, and functional molecular device
69 8,697,477 Method for production of solid-state imaging element, solid-state imaging element, and imaging apparatus
70 8,697,342 Method of modifying chemically amplified resist pattern, modifier for chemically amplified resist pattern, and resist pattern structure
71 8,697,283 Nonaqueous electrolyte battery using polyacid and/or polyacid compound
72 8,697,183 Method for forming transfer sheet
73 8,696,950 Liquid crystal display device and method for manufacturing the same
74 8,696,471 Portable electronic device
75 8,696,466 Method and apparatus for implementing nemesis matchmaking
76 8,695,246 Display apparatus