Sony patents granted on 27 October 2015

51 US patents granted on 27 October 2015 and assigned to Sony

1 D741,953 Game holder
2 D741,952 Portable information terminal
3 D741,800 Rechargeable battery
4 D741,799 Rechargeable battery
5 9,173,175 Information processing apparatus and communication apparatus
6 9,173,142 Cellular communication system, apparatus and method for handover
7 9,173,132 Method and apparatus for configuring communication resource sets and method and system of resource management
8 9,173,030 Speaker system and speaker driving method
9 9,173,004 Reproducing device, reproducing method, program, and transmitting device
10 9,173,000 Automatic discovery and mirroring of server-client remote user interface (RUI) session on a companion device and synchronously controlling both sessions using RUI on companion device
11 9,172,989 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, information processing method, television program broadcasting method, program, and information storage media
12 9,172,958 Apparatus and method for coding picture data
13 9,172,944 Image processing device, image processing method, non-transitory tangible medium having image processing program, and image-pickup device
14 9,172,941 Moving image processing device and moving image processing method
15 9,172,877 Image pickup unit and electronic apparatus
16 9,172,865 Image pickup apparatus, solid-state image pickup device, and image pickup method
17 9,172,862 Information processing device, information processing method, and program
18 9,172,860 Computational camera and method for setting multiple focus planes in a captured image
19 9,172,858 Apparatus and method for controlling settings of an imaging operation
20 9,172,852 Camera system, video processing apparatus, and camera apparatus
21 9,172,828 Image display apparatus, image display method and image display program
22 9,172,769 Server reservation method, reservation control apparatus and program storage medium
23 9,172,642 Wireless communication method and apparatus thereof
24 9,172,585 Content management apparatus, web server, network system, content management method, content information management method, and program
25 9,172,531 Information processing apparatus and method
26 9,172,497 Data processing device and data processing method
27 9,172,433 Power line communication apparatus including AC power socket
28 9,172,430 High performance PLC cluster system
29 9,172,261 Battery pack, method of charging secondary battery and battery charger
30 9,172,029 Storage element and memory
31 9,171,968 Solid-state imaging device and camera system
32 9,171,887 Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing same
33 9,171,877 Semiconductor imaging device having ligth transmission layers formed relative to a guard ring structure in a predetermined manner
34 9,171,875 Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing method thereof, and electronic apparatus
35 9,171,838 Integrated semiconductor device
36 9,171,524 Display device
37 9,171,502 Pixel selection control method, driving circuit, display apparatus and electronic instrument
38 9,171,199 Information processing device and information processing method
39 9,171,014 Information processing device, information processing method, program, and information processing system
40 9,171,001 Personalized playlist arrangement and stream selection
41 9,170,893 Method and system for selecting region of a nonvolatile memory
42 9,170,723 Method, graphical user interface, and computer program product for processing of a light field image
43 9,170,722 Display control device, display control method, and program
44 9,170,711 Audio processing device, audio processing method, and program
45 9,170,664 Information processing system
46 9,170,424 Illumination unit and display
47 9,170,363 Light-emitting device and image display apparatus
48 9,170,188 Stereoscopic display of biological particle measurement data
49 9,170,095 Distance detection device and method including dynamically adjusted frame rate
50 9,168,460 System and method of automatic entry creation for blogs, web pages or file-sharing sites based on game events
51 9,168,457 System and method for retaining system state