Sony patents granted on 19 January 2016

20 US patents granted on 19 January 2016 and assigned to Sony

1 D747,714 Watch shaped communications equipment
2 9,241,336 Communication terminal device and method, base station device, and communication system
3 9,241,193 Apparatus, method and system for generating metadata for content to be shared
4 9,241,183 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and application information table transmitting apparatus
5 9,241,155 3-D rendering for a rotated viewer
6 9,241,145 Information processing system, recording/playback apparatus, playback terminal, information processing method, and program
7 9,241,134 Transfer of metadata using video frames
8 9,241,056 Image based dialing
9 9,241,022 Information processing apparatus and associated method of content exchange
10 9,240,885 Cryptographic processing apparatus, cryptographic processing method, and computer program therefor
11 9,240,830 Antenna swapping methods including comparing performance characteristics of first and second antennas, and related portable electronic devices
12 9,240,564 Organic electroluminescence device and method of manufacturing the same
13 9,240,549 Memory component, memory device, and method of operating memory device
14 9,240,065 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
15 9,239,640 Touch screen, electronic equipment and method of preventing light leakage of a touch screen
16 9,239,514 Imaging apparatus and electronic device for producing stereoscopic images
17 9,239,464 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
18 9,239,463 Illumination device and display unit for suppressing luminance unevenness and interference pattern
19 9,239,418 Light emitting device, display unit, and illumination unit
20 9,239,301 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing system