Sony patents granted on 20 November 2007

44 US patents granted on 20 November 2007 and assigned to Sony

1 D555,613 Mobile phone
2 D555,611 Television receiver
3 7,299,499 Data transfer system, data transfer apparatus, data recording apparatus, data transfer method, and recording medium
4 7,299,414 Information processing apparatus and method for browsing an electronic publication in different display formats selected by a user
5 7,299,401 Error correction code recording method and recording apparatus using the same
6 7,299,397 Decoding apparatus, decoding method, and program to decode low density parity check codes
7 7,299,199 Information-processing apparatus and associated method of securely providing contents for distribution
8 7,299,191 Radio transmission device and method, radio receiving device and method, radio transmitting/receiving system, and storage medium
9 7,299,189 Additional information embedding method and it’s device, and additional information decoding method and its decoding device
10 7,299,160 Dynamic information source management
11 7,299,127 Shared oscillator for vehicle mirror display
12 7,299,063 Wireless communication system, wireless communication device and wireless communication method, and computer program
13 7,299,053 Cellular communication apparatus and channel capture method
14 7,299,041 Method and device of selecting a communication system
15 7,298,963 Time code generator and time code generating method, time code reader and time code reading method, and video recording and reproducing apparatus
16 7,298,915 Image encoding apparatus and method
17 7,298,910 Wavelet inverse transform method and apparatus and wavelet decoding method and apparatus
18 7,298,905 Image processing apparatus and method, communication apparatus, communication system and method, and recording medium
19 7,298,842 Utilizing a key for enciphering and deciphering that is modified during enciphering and deciphering
20 7,298,690 Optical recording medium, master for optical recording medium manufacture, recording and reproducing apparatus, and recording and reproducing method
21 7,298,684 Disk-like recording medium, disk recording apparatus and disk recording method, and disk playback apparatus and disk playback method
22 7,298,634 Switching power supply circuit
23 7,298,633 Switching power supply circuit
24 7,298,559 Variable focus lens and optical device using the same as well as method of manufacturing variable focus lens
25 7,298,404 Contour-emphasizing device
26 7,298,374 Scheme for providing wrinkled look in computer simulation of materials
27 7,298,364 Display device
28 7,298,311 Controller apparatus for controlling an electronic apparatus
29 7,298,242 Input device with fingerprint recognition
30 7,298,171 Layout area efficient, high speed, dynamic multi-input exclusive or (XOR) and exclusive NOR (XNOR) logic gate circuit designs for integrated circuit devices
31 7,298,113 Battery pack
32 7,298,047 Electronic circuit device
33 7,297,993 Bipolar transistor and fabrication method of the same
34 7,297,985 Display device and display unit using the same
35 7,297,919 Solid-state image pickup device and image pickup camera having shifted wiring openings
36 7,297,860 System and method for determining genre of audio
37 7,297,577 SOI SRAM device structure with increased W and full depletion
38 7,297,566 Method for producing a display unit
39 7,297,469 Method of patterning a thick-film paste material layer, method of manufacturing cold- cathode field emission device, and method of manufacturing a cold-cathode field emission display
40 7,297,441 Nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery
41 7,297,423 Printed circuit board
42 7,297,421 Evaporation type magnetic recording medium and magnetic recording and reproducing device
43 7,296,866 Ejection control device, liquid-ejecting apparatus, ejection control method, recording medium, and program
44 7,296,467 Angular velocity sensor