Sony patents granted on 31 January 2017

49 US patents granted on 31 January 2017 and assigned to Sony

1 RE46,297 Information transmitting apparatus and method, information receiving apparatus and method, information transmitting and receiving system and method, recording medium and program
2 9,560,485 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and recording medium
3 9,560,449 Distributed wireless speaker system
4 9,560,375 High efficiency video coding device and method based on reference picture type
5 9,560,356 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing system
6 9,560,348 Image decoding device, image encoding device, and method thereof using a prediction quantization parameter
7 9,560,346 Communication system, transmission device, reception device, communication method, program, and communication cable
8 9,560,325 Imaging device camera system and driving method of the same
9 9,560,320 Reverse 911 using TV
10 9,560,308 Applying motion blur to only select objects in video
11 9,560,295 Solid-state imaging device, method of driving same, and camera apparatus having dummy pixel
12 9,560,290 Image processing including image correction
13 9,560,287 Noise level based exposure time control for sequential subimages
14 9,560,275 Solid-state imaging device, driving method, and electronic apparatus
15 9,560,274 Image generation apparatus and image generation method
16 9,560,266 Information processing apparatus and method for extracting and categorizing postures of human figures
17 9,560,259 Image processing system with blur measurement and method of operation thereof
18 9,560,257 Information processing system, information processing apparatus and method
19 9,560,244 Image pickup device and image display method
20 9,560,237 Imaging apparatus having temporary recording mode and direct recording mode
21 9,560,105 Server device and information processing method
22 9,559,922 Information processing system, information processing appartus, information terminal apparatus, information processing method, and information processing program
23 9,559,860 Method and apparatus for monitoring activity of an electronic device
24 9,559,853 Wireless communication device, program, and wireless communication system
25 9,559,641 Current mirror, control method, and image sensor
26 9,559,579 Circuit and power supply circuit with output that transitions between capacitor stored voltage and predetermined voltage
27 9,559,537 Guidance light for mobile device
28 9,559,524 Feed system, feed unit, and electronic unit
29 9,559,282 Thermoelectric generator, thermoelectric generation method, electrical signal detecting device, and electrical signal detecting method
30 9,559,242 Back-illuminated type solid-state imaging device
31 9,559,226 Solid-state imaging apparatus and electronic apparatus
32 9,559,149 Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus including a photoelectric conversion unit disposed between another photoelectric conversion unit and a photoelectric conversion film
33 9,559,131 Solid-state imaging device and method for manufacturing solid-state imaging device, and electronic device
34 9,558,593 Terminal apparatus, additional information managing apparatus, additional information managing method, and program
35 9,558,552 Eye-fundus image optimization output device and method, and computer readable medium
36 9,558,540 Display instrument and image display method
37 9,558,501 Content recommendation system, content recommendation method, content recommendation apparatus, program, and information storage medium
38 9,558,488 Customer’s CE device interrogating customer’s e-card for transaction information
39 9,558,406 Image processing apparatus including an object setting section, image processing method, and program using the same
40 9,558,395 Image correction device, image correction method, and imaging device
41 9,558,243 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
42 9,557,962 Voice control device, voice control method and program
43 9,557,956 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
44 9,557,814 Biometric interface for a handheld device
45 9,557,798 Power control device and power consuming device
46 9,557,781 Adjusting coordinates of touch input
47 9,557,522 Lens barrel and imaging apparatus
48 9,555,421 Sorting apparatus and sorting method
49 9,554,921 Movement support apparatus