Sony patents granted on 17 August 2010

48 US patents granted on 17 August 2010 and assigned to Sony

1 RE41,544 Audio transmission, recording and reproducing system
2 D621,843 Storage device for mobile video viewer
3 D621,840 Stand for portable computer
4 D621,836 Controller face with tracking sensors
5 7,779,450 Information processing system, information processing apparatus and method, program, and recording medium
6 7,779,442 Information distribution system
7 7,779,434 Disk drive apparatus, and disk recording and/or reproducing apparatus
8 7,779,260 Information processing apparatus and method
9 7,779,199 Storage device, computer system, and data writing method
10 7,779,172 Activator, DMA transfer system, DMA transfer method
11 7,779,135 Centralized selection of peers as media data sources in a dispersed peer network
12 7,779,115 Method and apparatus for processing client capability information over a network
13 7,779,075 Dynamic bandwidth control
14 7,778,988 Information processing device, method, and program for determining relativity between contents
15 7,778,927 Contents reproducing device, contents processing device, contents distribution server, contents reproducing method, contents processing method, and program
16 7,778,925 Audio and video digital content delivery
17 7,778,839 Method and apparatus for processing encoded audio data
18 7,778,831 Voice recognition with dynamic filter bank adjustment based on speaker categorization determined from runtime pitch
19 7,778,822 Allocating audio processing among a plurality of processing units with a global synchronization pulse
20 7,778,672 Portable electronic device and carrier telephone equipment
21 7,778,667 Set up logic for dual interface wireless IP communication device
22 7,778,541 Imaging apparatus
23 7,778,518 Transport stream recording apparatus and method, transport stream reproducing apparatus and method, and program recording medium
24 7,778,516 Identifying, recording and reproducing information
25 7,778,515 System and method for linking DVD text to recommended viewing
26 7,778,467 Image matching system and image matching method and program
27 7,778,439 Image processing device and method, recording medium, and program
28 7,778,431 Sound enhancing stands for portable audio devices
29 7,778,372 Data delivery system and method, and receiver and transmitter
30 7,778,331 Coding device and method, decoding device and method, recording medium, and program
31 7,778,328 Semantics-based motion estimation for multi-view video coding
32 7,778,141 Optical pickup, optical disc device, polarization adjustment plate, and optical device
33 7,778,136 Optical recording medium driving apparatus and focusing method
34 7,778,129 Optical disk apparatus, focal position control method and focal position control apparatus
35 7,777,814 Method of and apparatus for utilizing video buffer in a multi-purpose fashion to extend the video buffer to multiple windows
36 7,777,811 Display apparatus, display method, program, storage medium, and display system
37 7,777,798 Physical quantity detecting device, method of driving the physical quantity detecting device and imaging apparatus
38 7,777,746 System and method for video choreography
39 7,777,307 High-frequency signal transmission circuit device
40 7,777,154 Method for manufacturing divided waveplate filter
41 7,777,121 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
42 7,776,735 Semiconductor device and process for manufacturing the same
43 7,776,476 Battery
44 7,776,465 Nonaqueous electrolyte battery
45 7,776,389 Method for producing anti-glare film
46 7,775,719 Bearing unit and rotary drive using the same
47 7,775,490 Suction cup and fabrication method therefor
48 7,775,352 Spindle packaging