07190971 is referenced by 114 patents and cites 46 patents.

When a user gets interested in some music he/she listens to somewhere, for example, in a coffee shop, the user records that music in a memory provided in a portable terminal. A processor reads the information stored in the memory and performs a predetermined process on it. The resultant information is stored on a storage device. The information stored on the storage device is then transferred to a server via a communication device. The server searches the database for the title of the music corresponding to the received information, and returns the result to the terminal. Thus, the user can easily get information about the title of the music.

Title
Information processing apparatus and method, information processing system, and transmission medium
Application Number
9/126007
Publication Number
7190971 (B1)
Application Date
July 29, 1998
Publication Date
March 13, 2007
Inventor
Yoji Kawamoto
Tokyo
JP
Agent
Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C
Assignee
Sony Corporation
JP
IPC
H04B 1/38
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