Sony patents granted on 26 August 2014

80 US patents granted on 26 August 2014 and assigned to Sony

1 RE45,098 Encrypted start signal for game with data substitution in original data and means for limiting execution
2 D711,925 Disc player
3 D711,826 Rechargeable battery
4 8,819,746 Network device for a home entertainment network
5 8,819,669 Information processing apparatus and function expansion method
6 8,819,662 Device and method for time notification for updating software
7 8,819,590 Image display apparatus and image display method
8 8,819,578 Display controller, display control method, display control program, and portable terminal device
9 8,819,555 User interface for audio video display device such as TV
10 8,819,551 Display device and method, and program
11 8,819,458 Information processing apparatus, program execution method, and computer program
12 8,819,430 Communication device, communicaton system, communication method, and program
13 8,819,429 Near field registration of home system audio-video device
14 8,819,406 Information processing device, information processing method, and program
15 8,819,402 System for displaying image from mobile device on a display in a computer by booting the computer with limited operating system and relinquishing bus control to the mobile device
16 8,819,173 System and method for effectively implementing an electronic image manager device
17 8,819,117 Display of images on a map using image position information
18 8,819,091 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, information recording medium, information processing method, and program
19 8,818,896 Selective encryption with coverage encryption
20 8,818,866 Content display processing apparatus and method of displaying advertisement in contents
21 8,818,813 Methods and system for grammar fitness evaluation as speech recognition error predictor
22 8,818,805 Sound processing apparatus, sound processing method and program
23 8,818,714 Portable navigation device and method with active elements
24 8,818,542 Method and device for reducing interference in an audio signal during a call
25 8,818,538 Playback apparatus, playback method, and recording medium
26 8,818,312 Communication system, communication apparatus and communication method
27 8,818,180 Video reproducing apparatus, video reproducing method, and program
28 8,818,170 Reproduction device, reproduction method, reproduction program, and recording medium
29 8,818,169 Disc unlock code distribution control via remote physical action and location
30 8,818,168 Image capture apparatus, record/playback device, and menu-operating method
31 8,818,167 Receiving apparatus, receiving method, and program
32 8,818,165 Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and computer program
33 8,818,117 Method and apparatus for compressing Z-stack microscopy images
34 8,818,116 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
35 8,818,097 Portable electronic and method of processing a series of frames
36 8,818,046 Image processing device, image processing method, and program
37 8,818,039 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
38 8,818,001 Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, and program therefor
39 8,817,929 Transmission circuit and communication system
40 8,817,893 Method for transmitting a signal from a transmitter to a receiver in a power line communication network, transmitter, receiver, power line communication modem and power line communication system
41 8,817,887 Apparatus and method for splicing encoded streams
42 8,817,881 Video processing apparatus and video processing method
43 8,817,671 Full duplex transmission circuit and electronic apparatus
44 8,817,578 Sonic wave output device, voice communication device, sonic wave output method and program
45 8,817,192 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing system
46 8,817,182 Transmission system, transmission apparatus, and transmission method for transmitting video data
47 8,817,166 Imaging device and imaging apparatus
48 8,817,164 Solid-State imaging device and imaging apparatus having offset optical waveguides
49 8,817,157 Imaging control device and imaging control method having intelligent auto mode features
50 8,817,152 Solid-state imaging device, camera, and electronic device
51 8,817,147 Photoelectric conversion device, imaging apparatus, and solar cell
52 8,817,134 Imaging control device, subject detection method, and program
53 8,817,131 Information recording apparatus, image capturing apparatus, and information recording method for controlling recording of location information in generated images
54 8,817,121 Image apparatus and imaging method
55 8,817,119 Camera device, camera system, control device and program
56 8,817,117 Camera system, signal delay amount adjusting method and program
57 8,817,113 Image distribution system and methods
58 8,817,107 Imaging device, imaging device control method and program
59 8,817,104 Data processing device and data processing method
60 8,817,081 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
61 8,817,072 Disparity data transport and signaling
62 8,817,064 Videoconference arrangement
63 8,817,052 Information processing apparatus, image enlargement processing method, and computer program product with visible data area enlargement features
64 8,817,036 Image processing method
65 8,817,012 Light emitting period setting method, driving method for display panel, driving method for backlight, light emitting period setting apparatus, semiconductor device, display panel and electronic apparatus
66 8,816,701 Slider and electronic apparatus containing the slider
67 8,816,416 Solid-state imaging device with channel stop region with multiple impurity regions in depth direction to reduce leakage of electrical charges and method for manufacturing the same
68 8,816,352 Display device and electronic device
69 8,816,313 Memory element and memory device
70 8,816,311 Fine particle measuring apparatus
71 8,816,266 Solid-state imaging device, method for driving solid-state imaging device, and electronic apparatus
72 8,815,619 Method of manufacturing display unit
73 8,815,446 Anode material, anode and battery, and methods of manufacturing them
74 8,815,427 Spirally wound non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery having insulating members
75 8,814,697 Method and apparatus for use in preserving a game state
76 8,814,694 Methods and apparatuses for displaying interactive content through a device
77 8,814,600 Connection jack and electronic apparatus
78 8,814,365 Optical device and projection device using the optical device which reduce registration shift caused by heat
79 8,813,942 Slide glass storage device, conveying device and microscope system
80 8,813,677 Composite particulate preparing apparatus and method