Sony patents granted on 15 November 2016

63 US patents granted on 15 November 2016 and assigned to Sony

1 D771,703 Portion of display panel or screen with icon
2 D771,700 Portion of display panel or screen with icon
3 D771,688 Display screen with graphical user interface
4 D771,641 Display panel or screen with graphical user interface
5 9,497,796 Portable terminal device, portable terminal oriented method, currency information issuance server apparatus, currency information issuance method, and computer program product
6 9,497,663 Coordinated priority scheme for small data packet transmission
7 9,497,633 Information processing device and wireless terminal device for rewriting contract authorization information for a wireless service provider
8 9,497,629 Communication apparatus, communication system, notification method, and program product
9 9,497,618 Method, system, mobile terminal and computer program product
10 9,497,588 Communication system, communication method, and data processing apparatus
11 9,497,513 Apparatus and method for use in providing dynamic bit rate encoding
12 9,497,491 Scheme for determining the locations and timing of advertisements and other insertions in media
13 9,497,488 Conditional golomb based adaptive entropy coding
14 9,497,484 Base color merging for multi-stage base color and index map (MBCIM) for RExt
15 9,497,441 Image processing device and method, and program
16 9,497,438 Image data transmission apparatus, image data transmission method, and image data receiving apparatus
17 9,497,404 Information processing apparatus, method, and program
18 9,497,401 Solid-state imaging element, method of driving the same, and camera system
19 9,497,391 Apparatus and method for displaying images
20 9,497,389 Information processing device, information processing method, and program for reduction of noise effects on a reference point
21 9,497,371 Automatic image-capturing apparatus, automatic image-capturing control method, image display system, image display method, display control apparatus, and display control method
22 9,497,362 Imaging device and plate spring
23 9,497,358 Video latency reduction
24 9,497,249 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and information processing system
25 9,496,922 Presentation of content on companion display device based on content presented on primary display device
26 9,496,752 Hybrid power source system
27 9,496,685 Laser emitting apparatus and master oscillator power amplifier system
28 9,496,623 Dual band multi-layer dipole antennas for wireless electronic devices
29 9,496,610 Optically controlled microwave antenna
30 9,496,534 Separator, battery, battery pack, electronic apparatus, electric vehicle, electric storage device, and power system
31 9,496,340 Semiconductor device, antenna switch circuit, and radio communication apparatus
32 9,496,324 Display device, method for driving the same, and electronic apparatus
33 9,496,311 Solid-state imaging device, method of manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus
34 9,496,307 Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing method thereof, and electronic apparatus
35 9,496,306 Solid-state imaging device, method for manufacturing the same, and imaging apparatus
36 9,496,303 Solid state imaging device, method of manufacturing solid-state imaging device, and electronic apparatus
37 9,496,301 Imaging apparatus and electronic system
38 9,496,034 Memory device with a common source line masking circuit
39 9,496,005 Electronic apparatus, display control method and program for displaying an image for selecting a content item to be reproduced
40 9,496,002 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium
41 9,495,998 Information recording and/or reproducing apparatus
42 9,495,961 Method and system for controlling network-enabled devices with voice commands
43 9,495,950 Audio signal processing device, imaging device, audio signal processing method, program, and recording medium
44 9,495,939 Information processing apparatus, method and computer program product, with user-related action detection
45 9,495,911 Display panel, driving method, and electronic apparatus
46 9,495,901 Display unit, drive circuit, driving method, and electronic apparatus
47 9,495,790 Gradient adjustment for texture mapping to non-orthonormal grid
48 9,495,789 Information processing apparatus, information processing method and computer program
49 9,495,765 Image processing apparatus and method
50 9,495,722 Developer controlled layout
51 9,495,710 Social networking management server
52 9,495,678 Content providing/obtaining system
53 9,495,608 Smart feeling sensing tag for pictures
54 9,495,578 Face detection device, imaging apparatus and face detection method
55 9,495,512 Using audio video device as health monitor
56 9,495,485 Information processing device, information processing method, computer readable storage medium storing information processing program, thickness area setting device, thickness area setting method, and computer readable storage medium storing thickness area setting program
57 9,495,438 Information processing apparatus and method, program, and recording medium
58 9,495,029 Head mount display and display control method
59 9,494,979 Operation detection apparatus
60 9,494,971 Electronic apparatus
61 9,494,803 Display apparatus and illumination unit
62 9,494,786 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and information processing system
63 9,494,501 Microfluidic device adapted for post-centrifugation use with selective sample extraction and methods for its use