Sony patents granted on 15 September 2009

41 US patents granted on 15 September 2009 and assigned to Sony

1 D600,287 Base station box
2 D600,277 Printer
3 D600,265 Camera
4 D600,239 Computer
5 D600,235 Speaker
6 D600,234 Speaker
7 7,590,926 Decoding apparatus, decoding method, program-recording medium, program and recording/reproduction apparatus
8 7,590,833 Portable electronic apparatus, information processing method, and program
9 7,590,586 Method of and system for auctioning off commercial frames for on-air content and method of and system for automatically sending on-air content
10 7,590,409 Communications system, communications apparatus, and communication method
11 7,590,397 Signal processing apparatus and signal processing method, program, and recording medium
12 7,590,384 Method for operating a near field communication system
13 7,590,329 Recording apparatus, editor terminal apparatus, recording medium, and video content editing support system and method using them
14 7,590,315 Optical waveguide and optical module using the same
15 7,590,304 Signal processing device, method, and program
16 7,590,294 Image compression apparatus and method, and program and recording medium
17 7,590,285 Imaging apparatus and method of processing images
18 7,590,157 Laser noise elimination circuit and optical disc device
19 7,590,127 Method for data transfer in a multi-standard network
20 7,590,042 Read-only optical recording medium on which unique identification information is written
21 7,590,038 Storage medium initialization and cancellation method
22 7,589,794 System for delivering contents automatically
23 7,589,784 Image device and associated methodology of adjusting a flash exposure operation
24 7,589,777 Solid-state imaging device with light shield electrically connected to inter-horizontal transfer register
25 7,589,776 Solid-state image sensing device
26 7,589,773 Solid-state image sensor device and driving method
27 7,589,771 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, image pickup apparatus, computer program and recording medium
28 7,589,763 Flicker correction method and device, and imaging device
29 7,589,762 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
30 7,589,631 Adaptive audio signals in portable communications devices
31 7,589,589 Power amplifying apparatus and mobile communication terminal
32 7,589,576 Phase shifter and phase shift method
33 7,589,386 Semiconductor device and manufacturing method thereof
34 7,589,355 Light emitting diode, method of manufacturing light emitting diode, light emitting diode backlight, light emitting diode illuminating device, light emitting diode display, and electronic apparatus
35 7,589,346 GaN based semiconductor light-emitting device and method for producing same
36 7,589,304 Solid-state image-pickup device with column-line amplifiers and limiter
37 7,589,137 Resin composition and molded product obtained therefrom
38 7,589,130 Coating composition, coating film, method of manufacturing coating film, and optical recording medium
39 7,588,976 Display device, method of production of the same, and projection type display device
40 7,588,858 Battery, method of manufacturing the same, method of manufacturing weldment, and pedestal
41 7,588,379 Drive motor control method and printer