Sony patents granted on 18 October 2016

37 US patents granted on 18 October 2016 and assigned to Sony

1 D769,373 Holder for remote controller
2 9,474,103 Portable information terminal, a control method for a portable information terminal, a program of a method of controlling a personal information terminal and a recording medium having recorded therein a program of a method of controlling a personal information terminal
3 9,473,930 Contact management
4 9,473,867 Notification control device, notification control method and storage medium
5 9,473,820 Media fingerprinting for content determination and retrieval
6 9,473,808 Information processing apparatus, program, information processing method, and information processing system
7 9,473,793 Image processing apparatus, method, and program
8 9,473,746 Image processing device, image processing method, and program for obstruction detection
9 9,473,728 Home audio video display device (AVDD) as sensor monitor
10 9,473,722 Column A/D converter, column A/D conversion method, solid-state imaging element and camera system
11 9,473,704 Camera apparatus, and method of generating view finder image signal
12 9,473,686 Camera device, camera system and camera control method
13 9,473,680 Imaging device with a rotatable display
14 9,473,554 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program for connecting an apparatus to the internet
15 9,473,213 Wireless charging method and system, and mobile terminal
16 9,473,210 Power transmitting device, non-contact power transmitting system, and signal generating method
17 9,473,206 Power feeding unit, power receiving unit, and feed system
18 9,473,159 Method and apparatus for performing analog-to-digital conversion on multiple input signals
19 9,472,978 Power storage control apparatus and power storage control method
20 9,472,886 Storage apparatus
21 9,472,751 Storage element, method for manufacturing storage element, and memory
22 9,472,592 Imaging device, electronic apparatus, and method of manufacturing the imaging device having a reduced p-n junction capacity at one or more of a floating diffusion section, source region, or drain region
23 9,472,589 Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus
24 9,472,585 Semiconductor package, semiconductor device manufacturing method, and solid-state imaging device
25 9,472,472 Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing semiconductor device
26 9,472,232 Dual-sided optical discs with normally oriented and inverted text patterns
27 9,472,189 Language processing method and integrated circuit
28 9,471,763 User input processing with eye tracking
29 9,471,424 Information processing device and method, and recording medium
30 9,470,929 Liquid crystal display unit and method of manufacturing the same
31 9,470,918 Liquid crystal display unit and projection-type display
32 9,470,900 Display unit, display driving circuit, and display driving method
33 9,470,893 Head mountable device
34 9,470,884 Image projection apparatus and illumination optical system
35 9,470,617 Flow cytometry apparatus
36 9,468,842 Metagame reward point system
37 9,468,373 Gaze tracking variations using dynamic lighting position