Sony patents granted on 21 December 2010

39 US patents granted on 21 December 2010 and assigned to Sony

1 D629,437 Camera
2 D629,389 Speaker box
3 D629,374 Video display apparatus
4 7,856,641 Disk drive device and centering members therefor
5 7,856,513 Recording/reproducing apparatus
6 7,856,506 Traversal of symmetric network address translator for multiple simultaneous connections
7 7,856,504 Server device, inter-server device connection method, program, and recording medium
8 7,856,501 Network traffic prioritization
9 7,856,492 Methods and systems for managing media content
10 7,856,468 Server reservation method, reservation control apparatus and program storage medium
11 7,856,459 Recording apparatus, recording method, and disc shaped record medium
12 7,856,316 Navigation system
13 7,856,313 Electronic device, display processing method and program
14 7,856,259 In-built FM antenna
15 7,856,255 Electronic apparatus
16 7,856,249 Combined mass storage and subscriber identity module providing information security and apparatus for use therewith
17 7,856,227 Data processing system and method, communication system and method, and charging apparatus and method
18 7,856,167 Image playback apparatus and method, and program
19 7,856,151 Method for edge-based multi rate image sharpness enhancement
20 7,856,145 Image processing system and method therefor, image processing apparatus and method, image capturing apparatus and method, program recording medium, and program
21 7,856,143 Unauthorized copy preventing device and method thereof, and program
22 7,856,119 Embedding data in material
23 7,856,104 System and method for ensuring secure communication between TV and set back box
24 7,856,102 Methods and apparatus for providing a message authentication code using a pipeline
25 7,856,093 Interactive communication apparatus and connecting method
26 7,855,973 Apparatus, methods and computer program products for transmission of data over an adjustable synchronous radio channel
27 7,855,764 Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus
28 7,855,743 Image capturing and displaying apparatus and image capturing and displaying method
29 7,855,728 Imaging apparatus, and casing of an imaging apparatus
30 7,855,724 Transitioning between two high resolution images in a slideshow
31 7,855,720 Digital-to-analog converter and image display device
32 7,855,440 Functional device-mounted module and a process for producing the same
33 7,855,334 Music edit device and music edit method
34 7,855,333 Music edit device and music edit method
35 7,855,012 Secondary battery
36 7,854,914 Soluble carbon nanotubes
37 7,854,655 Obtaining input for controlling execution of a game program
38 7,854,061 Component mounting apparatus, vibration controlling apparatus, and vibration controlling method
39 7,854,041 Hinge mechanism for electronic device