Sony patents granted on 28 June 2016

42 US patents granted on 28 June 2016 and assigned to Sony

1 9,380,575 Communication control device, communication control method, communication system and communication device
2 9,380,530 Discontinuous reception method, mobile station, base station and wireless communication system
3 9,380,398 Sound processing apparatus, method, and program
4 9,380,344 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program and information processing system
5 9,380,303 Adding run-mode to block-based DPCM codec
6 9,380,299 Image processing apparatus and method
7 9,380,277 Imaging device with reduced color mixing and method of manufacturing the same
8 9,380,276 Image processing apparatus and method, and program
9 9,380,257 Portable electronic equipment and method of recording media using a portable electronic equipment
10 9,380,254 Display and electronic unit
11 9,380,237 Semiconductor integrated circuit, current control method, ad converter, solid-state imaging device, and electronic system
12 9,380,236 Imaging sensor, imaging apparatus, electronic device, and imaging method
13 9,380,196 Control device for controlling a camera using a panorama image having one or more preset regions, a camera system having such control device, and a program pertaining thereto
14 9,380,191 Solid-state imaging device, driving method, and electronic apparatus
15 9,380,112 Communication system and its method and communication apparatus and its method
16 9,379,923 Method for operating a PLC system, PLC modem device and PLC system
17 9,379,758 Wireless communication terminal
18 9,379,716 Electronic circuit, method of controlling electronic circuit, and electronic apparatus
19 9,379,523 Group III nitride semiconductor device, p-type contact structure, and method for fabricating group III nitride semiconductor device
20 9,379,433 Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) antennas with multi-band wave traps
21 9,379,239 Semiconductor device, method of manufacturing semiconductor device, and antenna switch module
22 9,379,171 Display device and a method of manufacturing display device
23 9,379,160 Solid-state imaging apparatus, method of manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus
24 9,379,155 Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
25 9,379,154 Solid-state image pickup apparatus
26 9,379,149 Solid-state image pickup device and method of driving the same
27 9,379,144 Display apparatus
28 9,379,013 Method for forming a self-aligned contact in a damascene structure used to form a memory device
29 9,379,006 Semiconductor apparatus, electronic device, and method of manufacturing semiconductor apparatus
30 9,378,794 Storage element and memory
31 9,378,679 Semiconductor integrated circuit, self-luminous display panel module, electronic apparatus, and method for driving power supply line
32 9,378,570 Information processing device, information processing method and program
33 9,378,502 Using biometrics to recover password in customer mobile device
34 9,378,457 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program for determining a vehicle boarding state
35 9,378,110 Communication device and method of detecting a communication partner
36 9,377,943 Method and apparatus for outputting display data based on a touch operation on a touch panel
37 9,377,941 Audio speaker selection for optimization of sound origin
38 9,377,928 Location and time based unlocked action
39 9,377,894 Selective turning off/dimming of touch screen display region
40 9,377,861 Information processing device and method, program and recording medium for identifying a gesture of a person from captured image data
41 9,377,851 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
42 9,375,635 System and method for improving the graphics performance of hosted applications