Sony patents granted on 20 November 2012

57 US patents granted on 20 November 2012 and assigned to Sony

1 RE43,826 System and method for user-server telecommunication in accordance with performance capabilities of a controller
2 D671,119 Keyboard
3 8,316,436 User-defined multiple input mode authentication
4 8,316,406 System and method for content delivery
5 8,316,405 Presence information sharing apparatus, presence information sharing method, presence information sharing program and presence information sharing system
6 8,316,395 Information processing apparatus and method, and program
7 8,316,299 Information processing apparatus, method and program
8 8,316,241 Data transmitting apparatus, data receiving apparatus, data transmitting method, and data receiving method
9 8,316,220 Operating processors over a network
10 8,316,154 Content playback system, playback device, playback control method and program
11 8,316,103 Method for acquiring long data by GET method
12 8,316,082 Content providing system, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
13 8,315,968 Music information processing apparatus, music delivering system, and music information processing method that can satisfy a request from a user
14 8,315,954 Device, method, and program for high level feature extraction
15 8,315,877 Encoding and detecting apparatus
16 8,315,723 Recording and/or reproducing apparatus and recording apparatus
17 8,315,666 Wireless intelligent switch engine
18 8,315,664 Method and arrangement for power control
19 8,315,516 Signal transmitter, signal receiver, and signal transmission system
20 8,315,505 Signal discriminating device, signal processing device, image display device, and reproducing device
21 8,315,501 Reproduction apparatus and reproduction method
22 8,315,481 Image transmitting apparatus, image receiving apparatus, image transmitting and receiving system, recording medium recording image transmitting program, and recording medium recording image receiving program
23 8,315,454 Robot apparatus and method of controlling the behavior thereof
24 8,315,406 Music reproducing system and information processing method
25 8,315,384 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
26 8,315,332 System and method for transmitting data using quantized channel rates
27 8,315,313 Encoding device and method, decoding device and method, edition device and method, recording medium, and program
28 8,315,200 Transmission device, transmission method, reception device, and communication system
29 8,315,130 Objective lens, optical pickup and optical disc apparatus
30 8,315,004 Recording apparatus, server apparatus, recording method, program, and storage medium
31 8,314,915 Liquid crystal display panel
32 8,314,905 Transflective liquid crystal display panel and electronic apparatus
33 8,314,892 Mobile TV system and method with fast channel change
34 8,314,890 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
35 8,314,871 Pixel drive circuit, image capture device, and camera system
36 8,314,870 Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus
37 8,314,868 Solid state imaging device, imaging apparatus, electronic apparatus, AD converter, and AD conversion method
38 8,314,863 Image processing device, image processing method, and program pertaining to image correction
39 8,314,862 Filter circuit, image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
40 8,314,861 Imaging apparatus and capture assist mark usage control method
41 8,314,860 Recording media control apparatus, recording media controlling method, and computer program
42 8,314,844 Image pickup apparatus, method and computer-readable storage medium for processing an image based on user manipulation on a display surface
43 8,314,831 Imaging system, camera control apparatus, panorama image generation method and program therefor
44 8,314,830 Information-processing apparatus, information-processing methods, recording mediums, and programs
45 8,314,782 Display apparatus
46 8,314,777 Information processing apparatus and vibration control method in information processing apparatus
47 8,314,660 System and method for effectively implementing a unit Gm cell
48 8,314,619 Distance detection system
49 8,314,568 Fluorescent lamp driving method and apparatus
50 8,314,488 Sample liquid supply container, sample liquid supply container set, and microchip set
51 8,314,376 Solid-state imaging device, method for driving solid-state imaging device, and electronic apparatus
52 8,314,353 Keypad for a mobile device
53 8,313,856 Structure of thin battery covered by outer packaging film, battery pack, and method for manufacturing battery pack
54 8,313,795 Method and apparatus for manufacturing thin film, and method for manufacturing electronic device
55 8,313,380 Scheme for translating movements of a hand-held controller into inputs for a system
56 8,313,377 Playing browser based games with alternative controls and interfaces
57 8,313,254 Image pickup apparatus