Sony patents granted on 16 March 2010

50 US patents granted on 16 March 2010 and assigned to Sony

1 D611,925 Portable recorder
2 D611,901 Battery
3 7,681,225 Content distribution system, content distribution control apparatus, content distribution control method, content distribution control program and content distribution control program storage medium
4 7,681,221 Content processing apparatus and content processing method for digest information based on input of content user
5 7,681,213 Content distribution system, content distribution control apparatus, content distribution control method, content distribution control program and content distribution control program storage medium
6 7,681,203 Context-aware automatic service discovery and execution engine in mobile ad-hoc networks
7 7,681,141 Fast scrolling in a graphical user interface
8 7,681,128 Multimedia player and method of displaying on-screen menu
9 7,681,033 Device authentication system
10 7,680,972 Micro interrupt handler
11 7,680,768 Information processing apparatus and method, program, and storage medium
12 7,680,654 Apparatus and method for segmentation of audio data into meta patterns
13 7,680,591 Navigation apparatus, position information registration method and program thereof
14 7,680,517 Communication system and method
15 7,680,490 System and method for multimedia networking with mobile telephone and headset
16 7,680,461 Wireless communications system, wireless communications method, and wireless communications apparatus
17 7,680,459 FM transmission system and method
18 7,680,404 Compressible zoom camera
19 7,680,398 Recording device, information recording medium and recording method
20 7,680,396 Reproducing system and reproduction method, and data transmission device and data transmission method
21 7,680,393 Content editing assistance system, video processing apparatus, playback apparatus, editing apparatus, computer program, and content processing method
22 7,680,225 Receiving apparatus and C/N ratio indication method thereof
23 7,680,203 Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method
24 7,680,187 Coding system and method, encoding device and method, decoding device and method, recording device and method, and reproducing device and method
25 7,680,172 Laser diode device
26 7,680,166 Laser drive, optical disc apparatus, and laser-driving method
27 7,680,023 Record medium with different latencies
28 7,680,019 Apparatus and method for producing optical recording medium, optical recording medium, apparatus and method for reproduction and apparatus and method for recording
29 7,680,006 Apparatus and method for producing optical recording medium, optical recording medium, apparatus and method for reproduction and apparatus and method for recording
30 7,679,889 Display apparatus
31 7,679,847 Lens-barrel and image pickup apparatus
32 7,679,678 Data processing device and method, and recording medium and program
33 7,679,675 Data converting apparatus, data converting method, learning apparatus, leaning method, program, and recording medium
34 7,679,664 Image pickup device
35 7,679,662 Solid-state imaging element and solid-state imaging device
36 7,679,655 Image-data processing apparatus, image-data processing method, and imaging system for flicker correction
37 7,679,653 Digital image acquisition arranged to acquire image data related to different light configurations
38 7,679,642 Camera navigation in a gaming environment
39 7,679,577 Use of AMC materials in relation to antennas of a portable communication device
40 7,679,567 Antenna with series stub tuning
41 7,679,330 Protection circuit
42 7,679,318 Battery device
43 7,679,184 Semiconductor device having high cooling efficiency and method for manufacturing the same
44 7,679,080 Functional molecular device
45 7,678,983 Music edit device, music edit information creating method, and recording medium where music edit information is recorded
46 7,678,598 Method for manufacturing surface-emitting semiconductor laser
47 7,678,498 Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery
48 7,677,737 Projector adaptation for self-calibration
49 7,677,732 Stereoscopic image display apparatus
50 7,677,354 Electronic apparatus having speaker unit incorporated therein