Sony patents granted on 15 December 2015

49 US patents granted on 15 December 2015 and assigned to Sony

1 D745,548 Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface for a portable information terminal
2 D745,547 Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface for a portable information terminal
3 D745,517 Head mountable display
4 9,215,720 LTE frequency channel avoidance
5 9,215,709 Wireless communication system and wireless communication control method, wireless communication device and wireless communication method, and computer program
6 9,215,670 Communication device, transmission power control method, and program
7 9,215,557 Wireless communication device, wireless communication method, information processing device, information processing method, and program
8 9,215,488 Content display-playback system, content display-playback method, recording medium having content display-playback program recorded thereon, and operation control apparatus
9 9,215,485 Enablement of premium content for internet video client
10 9,215,484 Method and apparatus for content channels
11 9,215,481 Method and apparatus for redirecting an IPTV device
12 9,215,469 Intra-plane and inter-plane predictive method for RGB image coding
13 9,215,460 Apparatus and method of adaptive block filtering of target slice
14 9,215,439 Apparatus and method for arranging emails in depth positions for display
15 9,215,403 Methods and apparatuses for upscaling video
16 9,215,390 Solid-state image pickup apparatus, signal processing method for a solid-state image pickup apparatus, and electronic apparatus
17 9,215,388 Solid-state imaging element and electronic apparatus
18 9,215,387 Imaging sensor, imaging apparatus, electronic device, and imaging method with photoelectric conversion elements having different exposure times
19 9,215,379 Imaging apparatus and imaging processing method for detecting and correcting flash band
20 9,215,376 Capturing device, capturing system and capturing method
21 9,215,374 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and imaging apparatus that corrects tilt of an image based on an operation input
22 9,215,295 Transmission and reception apparatuses, methods, and systems for filtering content
23 9,215,276 Apparatus and method of data transfer
24 9,215,222 First communication unit obtaining second information apparatus address information to establish a second communication link
25 9,215,118 Communication method and transmission apparatus
26 9,215,013 Reception apparatus and electronic equipment
27 9,214,667 Lithium-ion secondary battery, anode for lithium-ion secondary battery, power tool, electric vehicle and energy storage system
28 9,214,657 Power storage device and power storage system
29 9,214,496 Transistor, display, and electric apparatus
30 9,214,477 Display device and electronic equipment
31 9,214,193 Processing apparatus and method for determining and reproducing a number of images based on input path information
32 9,214,093 Audio description availability notifier
33 9,214,044 Apparatus and method for augmenting a video image
34 9,214,035 Image processing device, image processing method, and program
35 9,214,011 Camera defocus direction estimation
36 9,213,914 Image processing device and image processing method for processing images using memory-efficient principal component analysis
37 9,213,898 Object detection and extraction from image sequences
38 9,213,890 Gesture recognition system for TV control
39 9,213,884 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
40 9,213,724 Information processing terminal device, information processing device, information processing method, and program
41 9,213,520 Linked display system, linked display method and program
42 9,213,475 Information processing apparatus, program, and information processing method for representing correlation of parameters within objects
43 9,213,360 Time setting system and time setting method
44 9,212,984 Microparticle analysis apparatus and microparticle analysis method
45 9,212,928 Navigation apparatus having screen changing function
46 9,212,802 Illumination unit, projection display unit, and direct-view display unit
47 9,211,548 Apparatus for sample introduction, chip for sample introduction, and method for sample introduction
48 9,211,473 Program mode transition
49 9,211,472 Game device, game control method, and game control program configured to control a game in which a character is moved along a shadow