Sony patents granted on 16 June 2009

23 US patents granted on 16 June 2009 and assigned to Sony

1 RE40,748 Process for producing semiconductor device
2 RE40,745 Command processing method and radio communication apparatus
3 D594,436 Mobile telephone
4 7,549,176 Recording medium, information playback apparatus and method, and information recording and playback apparatus
5 7,549,175 Recording medium, recording method, recording apparatus, reproduction apparatus, data transmission method, and server device
6 7,548,891 Information processing device and method, program, and recording medium
7 7,548,887 Information-signal playback system, information-signal reading apparatus, information-signal processing apparatus, information-signal playback method, information-signal reading method and information-signal processing apparatus
8 7,548,814 Display based on location information
9 7,548,748 Programmable remote unit for operating a communication device
10 7,548,686 Image-capturing apparatus and driving method of optical system
11 7,548,644 Color correction
12 7,548,555 Data transmission apparatus and method, data receiving apparatus and method, and data transmission and reception system and method
13 7,548,505 Optical recording medium having a relationship between groove width and track pitch
14 7,548,373 Image pickup device
15 7,548,273 Image processing method and device using photo assistant tool including rotator
16 7,548,264 Image processing apparatus and image processing method, and program
17 7,548,244 Interactive debugging and monitoring of shader programs executing on a graphics processor
18 7,548,230 Remote input device
19 7,548,172 Communication system for vehicle, vehicle, and communication device for vehicle
20 7,547,927 X-Y address type solid state image pickup device and method of producing the same
21 7,547,868 Optical near-field generating apparatus and method and information recording and reproducing apparatus
22 7,547,485 Power generation unit and fuel cell
23 7,546,897 Speaker diaphragm and method of manufacturing speaker diaphragm