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1 US10571999B2
Proximity based and data exchange and user authentication between smart wearable devices
Publication/Patent Number: US10571999B2 Publication Date: 2020-02-25 Application Number: 15/236,448 Filing Date: 2016-08-14 Inventor: Tanaka, Nobuo   Elgort, Vladimir   Danielson, Jacelyn   Kalachev, Anton   Wong, John   Dacosta, Behram   Bhat, Udupi Ramanath   Copere, Ludovic   Kataoka, Masaki   Assignee: SONY CORPORATION   SONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA   IPC: H04L29/06 Abstract: A system and method including a disposable wearable device that provides enhanced capabilities to a non-wearable device for a limited period of time by sensing proximity and securely exchanging permissions with the non-wearable device. In one embodiment, the wearable device is capable of sensing one or more bio-signals that are provided to the non-wearable, tactile feedback, or the like. The wearable device may be disposable and may also provide additional tactile feedback for the extended feature (e.g. game feedback, etc). In another embodiment, the wearable device is capable of sensing one or more bio-signals that are provided to the non-wearable, tactile feedback, or the like. A system and method including a disposable wearable device that provides enhanced capabilities to a non-wearable device for a limited period of time by sensing proximity and securely exchanging permissions with the non-wearable device. In one embodiment, the wearable device is ...More ...Less
2 US10528121B2
Smart wearable devices and methods for automatically configuring capabilities with biology and environment capture sensors
Publication/Patent Number: US10528121B2 Publication Date: 2020-01-07 Application Number: 15/229,382 Filing Date: 2016-08-05 Inventor: Tanaka, Nobuo   Elgort, Vladimir   Danielson, Jacelyn   Kalachev, Anton   Wong, John   Dacosta, Behram   Bhat, Udupi Ramanath   Copere, Ludovic   Kataoka, Masaki   Assignee: SONY CORPORATION   SONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA   IPC: G06F1/16 Abstract: A smart wearable device with sensors that can acquire biological input about the user as well as environmental data is presented. Theses sensors can acquire sensor input which causes the smart wearable device to identify a required task to perform. If the smart wearable device determines that the task can only be performed properly by acquiring new capabilities, the smart wearable device can automatically acquire the necessary capabilities from various data sources and configure itself to perform the task properly. A smart wearable device with sensors that can acquire biological input about the user as well as environmental data is presented. Theses sensors can acquire sensor input which causes the smart wearable device to identify a required task to perform. If the smart wearable device ...More ...Less
3 EP2456881B1
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING CYTOMETRY
Publication/Patent Number: EP2456881B1 Publication Date: 2020-04-29 Application Number: 10802787.1 Filing Date: 2010-07-20 Inventor: Shinoda, Masataka   Durack, Gary   Assignee: Sony Corporation   Sony Corporation Of America   IPC: C12Q1/02
4 EP3090417B1
SMART WEARABLE DEVICES AND METHODS FOR ACQUISITION OF SENSORIAL INFORMATION FROM SMART DEVICES
Publication/Patent Number: EP3090417B1 Publication Date: 2020-04-29 Application Number: 15751382.1 Filing Date: 2015-02-19 Inventor: Tanaka, Nobuo   Elgort, Vladimir   Danielson, Jacelyn   Kalachev, Anton   Wong, John   Dacosta, Behram   Bhat, Udupi Ramanath   Copere, Ludovic   Kataoka, Masaki   Assignee: Sony Corporation   Sony Corporation of America   IPC: G01C21/12
5 EP3094687B1
WATER SOLUBLE FLUORESCENT OR COLORED DYES
Publication/Patent Number: EP3094687B1 Publication Date: 2020-02-12 Application Number: 15736917.4 Filing Date: 2015-01-16 Inventor: Matray, Tracy   Sherif, Hesham   Assignee: Sony Corporation   Sony Corporation of America   IPC: C09B3/14
6 US2020109287A1
WATER SOLUBLE FLUORESCENT OR COLORED DYES AND METHODS FOR THEIR USE
Publication/Patent Number: US2020109287A1 Publication Date: 2020-04-09 Application Number: 16/440,677 Filing Date: 2019-06-13 Inventor: Matray, Tracy   Sherif, Hesham   Battrell, C. Frederick   Assignee: Sony Corporation   Sony Corporation of America   IPC: C09B3/14 Abstract: Compounds useful as fluorescent or colored dyes are disclosed. The compounds have the following structure (I): including stereoisomers, salts and tautomers thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, L1, L2, L3, L4, L5, L6, M1, M2, A, q, w and n are as defined herein. Methods associated with preparation and use of such compounds are also provided. Compounds useful as fluorescent or colored dyes are disclosed. The compounds have the following structure (I): including stereoisomers, salts and tautomers thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, L1, L2, L3, L4, L5, L6, M1, M2, A, q, w and n are as defined herein. Methods ...More ...Less
7 EP3593112A1
MICROPARTICLE SORTING APPARATUS AND DELAY TIME DETERMINATION METHOD
Publication/Patent Number: EP3593112A1 Publication Date: 2020-01-15 Application Number: 18784646.4 Filing Date: 2018-04-03 Inventor: Otsuka, Fumitaka   Zordan, Michael   Tsuji, Akiko   Suzuki, Yuya   Kimoto, Masashi   Assignee: Sony Corporation   Sony Corporation of America   IPC: G01N15/14
8 US10601547B2
Transmitter, receiver and methods
Publication/Patent Number: US10601547B2 Publication Date: 2020-03-24 Application Number: 16/469,183 Filing Date: 2017-12-05 Inventor: Beale, Martin Warwick   Atungsiri, Samuel Asangbeng   Wong, Shin Horng   Assignee: SONY CORPORATION   IPC: H04L1/00 Abstract: A transmitter for transmitting data to communications devices via a wireless access. The transmitter including modulator circuitry configured to receive modulation symbols of a segment and to rotate each modulation symbol by an angle dependent on a choice of modulation scheme, and receive each of the segments of rotated modulation symbols and for each segment to separate real and imaginary components of the rotated modulation symbols for the segment and to interleave the real components of the rotated modulation symbols of the segment differently to the imaginary components of the rotated modulation symbols of the segment. The circuitry also is configured to re-combine the real and imaginary interleaved components of the rotated modulation symbols of each segment and to form from the real and imaginary components modulation cells. A transmitter for transmitting data to communications devices via a wireless access. The transmitter including modulator circuitry configured to receive modulation symbols of a segment and to rotate each modulation symbol by an angle dependent on a choice of modulation scheme ...More ...Less
9 US10600838B2
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing thereof
Publication/Patent Number: US10600838B2 Publication Date: 2020-03-24 Application Number: 15/118,575 Filing Date: 2015-04-15 Inventor: Wakiyama, Satoru   Jyo, Naoki   Shimizu, Kan   Hayashi, Toshihiko   Nakamura, Takuya   Assignee: SONY CORPORATION   IPC: H01L27/146 Abstract: There is provided semiconductor devices and methods of forming the same, the semiconductor devices including: a first semiconductor element having a first electrode; a second semiconductor element having a second electrode; a Sn-based micro-solder bump formed on the second electrode; and a concave bump pad including the first electrode opposite to the micro-solder bump, where the first electrode is connected to the second electrode via the micro-solder bump and the concave bump pad. There is provided semiconductor devices and methods of forming the same, the semiconductor devices including: a first semiconductor element having a first electrode; a second semiconductor element having a second electrode; a Sn-based micro-solder bump formed on the second ...More ...Less
10 US10600447B2
Information processing apparatus and method, and program
Publication/Patent Number: US10600447B2 Publication Date: 2020-03-24 Application Number: 15/354,185 Filing Date: 2016-11-17 Inventor: Tanaka, Kazumasa   Tanaka, Kenji   Nakamura, Yukihiro   Takahashi, Yoshihiro   Fukazawa, Kentaro   Yoshida, Kyosuke   Assignee: SONY CORPORATION   IPC: G06F3/0484 Abstract: An information processing apparatus including a plurality of feature amount extraction parts which extract, from content, a plurality of feature amounts that contain information concerning a camera motion in a frame of the content. A display control part displays frames of the content and a GUI on the displayed content frame. The GUI corresponds to an operation concerning the camera motion on the basis of the extracted camera motion information. An information processing apparatus including a plurality of feature amount extraction parts which extract, from content, a plurality of feature amounts that contain information concerning a camera motion in a frame of the content. A display control part displays frames of the ...More ...Less
11 US10646866B2
Microparticle measurement device and liquid delivery method in microparticle measurement device
Publication/Patent Number: US10646866B2 Publication Date: 2020-05-12 Application Number: 15/615,321 Filing Date: 2017-06-06 Inventor: Muraki, Yosuke   Assignee: SONY CORPORATION   IPC: G01N15/14 Abstract: Provided is a microparticle measurement device that can deliver a liquid used in the analysis of microparticles in a stable manner. The microparticle measurement device includes a plurality of first tank units to which a liquid is supplied from the outside, and which are respectively connected in parallel, and a bulb unit that is connected to the plurality of first tank units, and which switches to a state in which it is possible to deliver the liquid to a flow channel through which microparticles flow. According to this microparticle measurement device, in addition to performing liquid delivery from a portion of the plurality of first tank units, in which the replenishment of liquid has been completed, to a flow channel, it is possible to supply liquid from the outside to the plurality of first tank units other than the plurality of first tank units that are delivering liquid. Provided is a microparticle measurement device that can deliver a liquid used in the analysis of microparticles in a stable manner. The microparticle measurement device includes a plurality of first tank units to which a liquid is supplied from the outside, and which are ...More ...Less
12 US10650924B2
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and medical observation system
Publication/Patent Number: US10650924B2 Publication Date: 2020-05-12 Application Number: 16/308,040 Filing Date: 2017-04-18 Inventor: Kashima, Koji   Uemori, Takeshi   Yamane, Masahito   Hayashi, Tsuneo   Assignee: SONY CORPORATION   IPC: H04N5/33 Abstract: Provided is an medical information processing apparatus including processing circuitry that, based on surgical situation information concerning surgical characteristics at a time of observing an interior of a living body, selects at least one of a plurality of biological images each having a different wavelength range or at least one of secondary images generated from the plurality of biological images each having a different wavelength range, as a recommended image. Provided is an medical information processing apparatus including processing circuitry that, based on surgical situation information concerning surgical characteristics at a time of observing an interior of a living body, selects at least one of a plurality of biological images ...More ...Less
13 US10652476B2
Solid-state image pickup element, image pickup apparatus, and control method of solid-state image pickup element
Publication/Patent Number: US10652476B2 Publication Date: 2020-05-12 Application Number: 16/314,548 Filing Date: 2017-03-31 Inventor: Sano, Kenichi   Yasuma, Fumihito   Hirono, Ryo   Assignee: SONY CORPORATION   IPC: H04N5/235 Abstract: To prolong an exposure time in an image pickup apparatus that combines a plurality of images. A gain processing unit increases or decreases a plurality of image signals using gains different from each other. An analog to digital conversion unit generates a plurality of image data by performing analog to digital conversion on the increased or decreased plurality of image signals. A calculation unit adds data obtained by multiplying short-time exposure data being any of the plurality of image data, by a ratio between the gains, and data among the plurality of image data that does not correspond to the short-time exposure data, and outputs the added data as long-time exposure data. A combining unit combines the short-time exposure data and the long-time exposure data at a predetermined combining ratio. To prolong an exposure time in an image pickup apparatus that combines a plurality of images. A gain processing unit increases or decreases a plurality of image signals using gains different from each other. An analog to digital conversion unit generates a plurality of image ...More ...Less
14 US10650601B2
Information processing device and information processing method
Publication/Patent Number: US10650601B2 Publication Date: 2020-05-12 Application Number: 16/086,785 Filing Date: 2017-02-17 Inventor: Fukazawa, Ryo   Torii, Kuniaki   Okayama, Takahiro   Kondo, Kazuomi   Assignee: SONY CORPORATION   IPC: G06T19/00 Abstract: An information processing device includes a display control unit that performs display control such that a first virtual object corresponding to content is contained in a rendering image of the content when a position of the content defined in a virtual space and a position of a viewpoint defined in the virtual space have a first positional relation, and a second virtual object corresponding to the content is contained in the rendering image when the position of the content and the position of the viewpoint have a second positional relation. A distance between the position of the content and the position of the viewpoint in the second positional relation is shorter than a distance between the position of the content and the position of the viewpoint in the first positional relation, and visibility of the second virtual object is lower than visibility of the first virtual object. An information processing device includes a display control unit that performs display control such that a first virtual object corresponding to content is contained in a rendering image of the content when a position of the content defined in a virtual space and a position of a ...More ...Less