Posts Tagged: Sony Patents


Sony files patent infringement suit against Fujifilm in S.D. Fla. over magnetic tape media

On December 15th, Japanese electronics conglomerate Sony Corp. filed a patent infringement lawsuit in U.S. district court against Japanese photography and imaging company Fujifilm. At the …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 2

Facebook, IV and Nintendo lead in VR headset patents ahead of Google, Sony and Intel

Although the patent space surrounding VR headsets still looks very open, it’s interesting to note that Nintendo has an early lead over other top tech firms …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 2

Superhero Tech: Google, Sony vision tech mirrors implanted lens of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Mike Peterson

If you were to ever wake up and find that messages were being transmitted directly to your eye, as was the case with Mike Peterson, you might …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

Recent Sony patents focus on video gaming, head-mounted displays

Sony is one of the giants of the patenting world and in 2014, it placed 4th among all companies receiving patent grants from the U.S. Patent and …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 2

Sony pursues diversified patent portfolio, from video games to pillows for napping

Despite the criticisms of Sony’s R&D activities, the company certainly isn’t lacking for patent rights. During 2014, the company ranked 4th-overall in the world in …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Sony Patents: From Internet Television to Athletic Performance

A couple of these technologies are related to mobile phone use, including a microphone device wearable in a speaker’s ear which does a better job of …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

The Sony Playstation, A Story of Video Game Dominance

The current struggle for video gaming supremacy is being fought among the eighth generation of consoles, featuring the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One and the Nintendo Wii U. …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 2

Patent Spotlight on Sony: Exercise Support Apparatus for Elderly

A device that better provides assistive therapies to elderly or physically handicapped individuals is discussed in today’s featured patent application. This device is more cost-effective and …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

Sony System Improves Video Game Graphic Quality Without Draining Processing Resources

Better methods for providing high-quality interactive graphics with video games is the focus of today’s featured patent application. This system is designed to improve upon the …
By Steve Brachmann
6 years ago 0

Sony Gaming Patents: Playstation, Virtual Gaming and More

Last Friday we took a look at some Microsoft Xbox patents. This week’s holiday version of IPWatchdog’s Companies We Follow series continues by taking a …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0

Sony Seeks Patent on Gifting Functions for an Online Marketplace

We’re taking a really close look at one intriguing patent application published recently by the USPTO that enables a production studio and consumers to earn money …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 0