Sony patents granted on 26 July 2011

44 US patents granted on 26 July 2011 and assigned to Sony

1 7,987,515 Electronic transmission device, and signal transmission method
2 7,987,488 System for transmitting and receiving data
3 7,987,478 Methods, devices, and computer program products for providing unobtrusive video advertising content
4 7,987,359 Information communication system, information communication apparatus and method, and computer program
5 7,987,327 Backup system and associated methodology for storing backup data based on data quality
6 7,987,284 Communication processing apparatus, data communication system, and communication processing method
7 7,987,183 Information receiving system, information receiving method, information providing device, information providing method, information providing method providing medium, information processing device, information processing method and information processing method providing medium
8 7,987,147 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program based on operator probability using sensors
9 7,987,091 Dialog control device and method, and robot device
10 7,986,917 Method and system for data transfer from a hand held device
11 7,986,865 Imaging device and recording control method
12 7,986,831 Image processing apparatus, image processing method and computer program
13 7,986,817 Verification apparatus, verification method and verification program
14 7,986,802 Portable electronic device and personal hands-free accessory with audio disable
15 7,986,797 Signal processing system, signal processing apparatus and method, recording medium, and program
16 7,986,745 Encoder apparatus and decoder apparatus
17 7,986,735 Digital signal transmission apparatus and method, digital signal receiving apparatus and method, and digital signal transmission system
18 7,986,710 Communication system for providing updatable information via polling communication
19 7,986,615 Demodulating circuit, demodulating method, program, and receiving device
20 7,986,605 Optical pickup and optical disc apparatus using the same
21 7,986,595 Optical pickup and optical device for three different types of optical discs
22 7,986,593 Optical integrated device, method for detecting light, optical pickup, and optical disc apparatus
23 7,986,515 Image display apparatus
24 7,986,468 Lens barrel and imaging device
25 7,986,467 Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
26 7,986,458 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus
27 7,986,360 Image processing apparatus and method for generating a restoration image
28 7,986,355 Picture displaying method, picture displaying apparatus, and imaging apparatus
29 7,986,349 Recording device, reproducing device, image file generating method, and display controlling method
30 7,986,345 Image pickup apparatus, image processing method, and program
31 7,986,294 Method of adjusting a pulse-width modulation clock
32 7,986,293 Driving method for liquid crystal display device assembly
33 7,986,285 Display device, driving method thereof, and electronic apparatus
34 7,986,234 Wireless communication system and wireless communication apparatus
35 7,986,154 Capacitive sensing slide detection
36 7,986,120 Pulse motor control device, control method, control program, and imaging apparatus
37 7,986,098 Cathode potential control device, self-luminous display device, electronic equipment and cathode potential control method
38 7,986,088 Fluorescence conversion medium and color light-emitting device including the same
39 7,986,018 Solid-state imaging device
40 7,985,968 Display device
41 7,985,694 Method for forming pattern, method for manufacturing semiconductor device and semiconductor device
42 7,985,614 Solid-state imaging device and method for manufacturing the same
43 7,985,595 Method for extracting a biosubstance from hair and hair sampling device useful in the method
44 7,984,658 Detecting device