Sony patents granted on 17 March 2015

76 US patents granted on 17 March 2015 and assigned to Sony

1 8,984,652 Transfer of digital rights management information
2 8,984,578 Transmitting apparatus, power supply switching method for transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus, and power feeding method for receiving apparatus
3 8,984,573 Receiving apparatus, display control method, broadcasting system, and computer program
4 8,984,555 Display device, program information display method in display device, receiving device, and signal transmission method in receiving device
5 8,984,544 Disk conveying device
6 8,984,441 Dynamic update of a user interface based on collected user interactions
7 8,984,324 Establishing clock speed for lengthy or non-compliant HDMI cables
8 8,984,072 System and method for providing recommendations to a user in a viewing social network
9 8,984,057 Methods and apparatuses for synchronizing and managing content over multiple devices
10 8,984,053 Home network controller with remote user interface wrapper of discovered multimedia content
11 8,983,997 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
12 8,983,892 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
13 8,983,846 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program for providing feedback on a user request
14 8,983,842 Apparatus, process, and program for combining speech and audio data
15 8,983,777 Information processing device, display control method, a program, and an information storage medium
16 8,983,556 Determining a communication device to be used from one or more communication devices having a power save mode
17 8,983,399 Semiconductor device, method of manufacturing the same, in-millimeter-wave dielectric transmission device, method of manufacturing the same, and in-millimeter-wave dielectric transmission system
18 8,983,144 Content extracting device, content extracting method and program
19 8,983,110 Headphone device
20 8,983,062 Encryption processing device, encryption processing method, and programme
21 8,982,985 Pilot allocation in multi-carrier systems with frequency notching
22 8,982,959 Signal transmission apparatus, signal transmission method, signal reception apparatus, signal reception method, and signal transmission system
23 8,982,949 Method and apparatus for coding image information, method and apparatus for decoding image information, method and apparatus for coding and decoding image information, and system of coding and transmitting image information
24 8,982,948 Video system with quantization matrix coding mechanism and method of operation thereof
25 8,982,946 Transcoding system using encoding history information
26 8,982,930 Communication apparatus, communication method, computer program, and communication system
27 8,982,920 Submount, submount assembly, and submount assembling method
28 8,982,864 Base station, communication system, mobile terminal, and relay device for allocating uplink and downlink communication resources
29 8,982,751 Wireless communication device, wireless communication system, and wireless communication method for designating transmission timings
30 8,982,705 Transmission control apparatus and transmission control method
31 8,982,679 Playlist sharing methods and apparatus
32 8,982,548 Apparatus opening and closing mechanism, and information apparatus
33 8,982,454 Microscope and filter inserting method
34 8,982,437 Hologram recording film and method of manufacturing same, and image display apparatus
35 8,982,283 Method and system for scanning television systems using a first quick scan and a second slower scan
36 8,982,279 Transmission system, transmission apparatus, and transmission method for transmitting video data
37 8,982,278 Transmission system, transmission apparatus, and transmission method for transmitting video data
38 8,982,255 Image pickup including photoelectric conversion
39 8,982,248 Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, image processing method, and program
40 8,982,240 Electronic apparatus, positioning device, information processing method, and program
41 8,982,219 Receiving device and camera system
42 8,982,208 Monitoring system, image capturing apparatus, analysis apparatus, and monitoring method
43 8,982,190 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program for generating a three dimensional image to be stereoscopically viewed
44 8,982,161 Image data processing device, image data processing method, and program
45 8,982,111 Light-emitting element and display device
46 8,982,106 Display device with flexible substrate and method of controlling display device
47 8,982,105 Ergonomic user interfaces and electronic devices incorporating same
48 8,982,055 Wireless mobile communication terminals and methods for forming the same
49 8,982,048 Input apparatus, control apparatus, and control method for input apparatus
50 8,982,022 Display panel driving method, display apparatus, display panel driving apparatus and electronic apparatus
51 8,982,018 EL display panel module, EL display panel, integrated circuit device, electronic apparatus and driving controlling method
52 8,982,016 Display device, driving method thereof, and electronic device
53 8,982,013 Display apparatus and display method
54 8,982,001 Information processing apparatus
55 8,981,983 A/D conversion circuit, solid-state image sensor, and camera system
56 8,981,941 Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program
57 8,981,929 Security system applications for locations to be secured
58 8,981,732 Switch, charge monitoring apparatus and rechargeable battery module
59 8,981,517 Solid-state image pickup device and image pickup apparatus including the same
60 8,981,515 Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus
61 8,981,375 Transistor, display, and electronic apparatus
62 8,981,368 Thin film transistor, method of manufacturing thin film transistor, display, and electronic apparatus
63 8,981,352 Display unit having a groove between organic EL devices
64 8,981,325 Memory device and storage apparatus
65 8,981,278 Physical information acquisition method, physical information acquisition device, and semiconductor device
66 8,981,276 Imaging element with pixels having capacitors separated from substrate, drive method for imaging element, manufacturing method for imaging element, and electronic apparatus
67 8,981,275 Solid-state image pickup device with an optical waveguide, method for manufacturing solid-state image pickup device, and camera
68 8,981,231 Molded product and in-mold transfer foil
69 8,980,748 Substrate polishing method, semiconductor device and fabrication method therefor
70 8,980,713 Method for fabricating a metal high-k gate stack for a buried recessed access device
71 8,980,497 Secondary battery including anode with a coating containing a SO.sub.3 containing compound
72 8,980,483 Electrolyte and secondary battery
73 8,980,473 Anode and battery
74 8,980,125 Active material, battery, and method for manufacturing electrode
75 8,979,274 Display device
76 D724,575 Audio player