Sony patents granted on 25 November 2014

78 US patents granted on 25 November 2014 and assigned to Sony

1 D718,390 Controller for electronic device
2 D718,303 Computer
3 D718,236 Charger
4 8,898,727 Transmission device and reception device
5 8,898,723 Virtual channel declarative script binding
6 8,898,720 Parameterized services descriptor for advanced television services
7 8,898,685 Loading mechanism for cartridge drive apparatus
8 8,898,581 Display control device, display control method, search device, search method, program and communication system
9 8,898,541 Storage controller, storage device, information processing system, and storage controlling method
10 8,898,347 Repeater device and control method
11 8,898,311 Data communication method and information processing device
12 8,898,255 Network digital signage solution
13 8,898,125 Method and apparatus for awarding trophies
14 8,898,009 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
15 8,898,006 Navigation apparatus and navigation method
16 8,897,625 Slideshow display control for a display control apparatus
17 8,897,621 Imaging apparatus, image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
18 8,897,567 Information processor, device, and information processing system
19 8,897,542 Depth map generation based on soft classification
20 8,897,501 Face detection device, imaging apparatus, and face detection method
21 8,897,499 Position detection system, position detection method, program, object determination system and object determination method
22 8,897,476 Speaker apparatus
23 8,897,376 Data recording device, method, and program, data reproduction device, method, and program, recording medium, and data structure
24 8,897,374 Audio visual system and decoder therefor
25 8,897,361 Image processing device and image processing method
26 8,897,300 Transmitting apparatus, transmitting method, receiving apparatus, and receiving method
27 8,897,260 Base station, user equipment, communication control method, and radio communication system
28 8,897,221 Communication system, communication apparatus, communication method, and computer program
29 8,897,155 Information providing apparatus, information providing method, and communication system
30 8,897,120 Frame and training pattern structure for multi-carrier systems
31 8,897,107 Playback device and playback method
32 8,896,996 Display device
33 8,896,938 Catadioptric lens system and imaging apparatus
34 8,896,932 Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
35 8,896,931 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus
36 8,896,908 Electrophoretic device, method of manufacturing the same, and display unit
37 8,896,764 System and method for effectively performing a remote control configuration procedure
38 8,896,760 Signal processing device and signal processing method
39 8,896,759 Method to increase the accuracy of phase correlation motion estimation in low-bit-precision circumstances
40 8,896,758 Video signal processing circuit, video signal processing method, display device, and electronic apparatus
41 8,896,757 Delta-sigma A/D converter, limiter circuit and television receiver
42 8,896,755 Reception apparatus, reception method, program, and information processing system
43 8,896,745 Image pickup apparatus and camera module
44 8,896,740 Projection device, projection method, and program
45 8,896,738 Solid-state image pickup device and signal processing method therefor
46 8,896,735 Solid-state imaging device and camera system
47 8,896,723 Image processing apparatus, method, and program to calculate a pixel value of each pixel in a binning area
48 8,896,677 Imaging device and transmission/reception system
49 8,896,670 Image processing device, image processing method, and program
50 8,896,669 Image adjustment
51 8,896,663 Transmitting device, receiving device, communication system and program
52 8,896,642 Display apparatus and electronic apparatus
53 8,896,637 Self-light emitting device panel, image display device and passive driving method of self-light emitting devices
54 8,896,628 Image processing device, image processing method, and program
55 8,896,626 Image capturing apparatus, image processing apparatus, control method thereof and program
56 8,896,596 Image signal processing apparatus, image signal processing method, program, and image signal processing system
57 8,896,544 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and information processing system
58 8,896,535 Image processing apparatus and method, and program therefor
59 8,896,528 Control device, input device, control system, handheld device, and control method
60 8,896,523 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and input apparatus
61 8,896,503 Image display apparatus and method for driving the same
62 8,896,502 Display device and method for driving the same
63 8,896,203 Display apparatus including a plurality of organic electroluminescent devices
64 8,896,153 Electric power supplying system
65 8,896,137 Solid-state image pickup device and a method of manufacturing the same
66 8,896,125 Semiconductor device, fabrication method for a semiconductor device and electronic apparatus
67 8,896,068 Semiconductor device including source/drain regions and a gate electrode, and having contact portions
68 8,896,039 Solid-state imaging device, method for manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus
69 8,896,038 Solid-state imaging device and method of manufacturing the same
70 8,896,037 Solid-state imaging device and method for manufacturing the same
71 8,896,036 Solid-state imaging device, production method of the same, and imaging apparatus
72 8,896,028 Semiconductor device, manufacturing method thereof, protective element, and manufacturing method thereof
73 8,896,002 Method for producing semiconductor laser, semiconductor laser, optical pickup, and optical disk drive
74 8,895,965 Photoelectric conversion element, production method for a photoelectric conversion element, solid-state image sensor, production method for a solid-state image sensor, electronic apparatus, photoconductor, production method for a photoconductor and multilayer transparent photoelectric conversion element
75 8,895,960 Electrode covering material, electrode structure and semiconductor device
76 8,895,382 Solid-state imaging device
77 8,895,346 Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing method for the same, and imaging apparatus
78 8,894,215 Illumination unit, projection display unit, and direct view display unit