Posts Tagged: Sony


Technology Startups: The Game-changers of Virtual and Augmented Reality

With the advent of enhancements in audio-video technology, Virtual-Reality (VR) has taken the world by storm. While VR has been enjoying most of the limelight, another similar …
By Vivek Sharma
4 years ago 0

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

IBM receives most U.S. patents for 23rd consecutive year

IBM once again has topped the list of annual U.S. patent recipients, receiving 7,355 patents in 2015. This is the 23rd consecutive year IBM has received more U.…
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 2

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
4 years ago 2

American high tech companies take charge as the world’s most valuable brands

The top two spots on the list of the 100 most valuable brands are occupied this year, as last year, by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google Inc. (…
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 2

Video game industry unveils popular games, new technologies at E3 2015

This year’s E3 conference heralded the coming of some highly anticipated titles as well as some interesting technological trends that may change the course of the …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 1

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
5 years ago 0

Sony Settles FTC Charges Over Misleading Ads For PlayStation Vita Gaming Console

The FTC’s complaint against Sony charges the company with making false claims about the PS Vita’s “cross platform gaming” or “cross-save” feature. Sony claimed, for …

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

Spherix Acquires 100 Rockstar Patents

This is likely a signal of more patent infringement lawsuits yet to come in the growing patent battle by proxy between Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), Samsung, HTC (TPE: 2498) …
By Gene Quinn
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
6 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