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Additional data controlling recording or playback operation

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386 - Television signal processing for dynamic recording or reproducing

386239000 - PROCESS OF GENERATING ADDITIONAL DATA DURING RECORDING OR REPRODUCING (E.G., VITC, VITS, ETC.)

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
386252000 Video copy protection (e.g., anti-copy, etc.) 65
386249000 Commercial identification (e.g., video and/or audio detectors, etc.) 31
386262000 Playback based on user profile (e.g., Abecassis, etc.) 10
386261000 Parental control (e.g., G, PG, R, X, etc.) 3
20130039637MEDIA REGISTRATION AND AUTHORIZATION ON A MEDIA PLAYER - The disclosed methods and systems provide for the registry and authorization of media on a media player. The method involves maintaining a registry of registered media. Media to be played by the media player is compared to the maintained registry of registered media. If media is registered, authorization it then required to play the registered media.02-14-2013
20120039583TELEVISION SCHEDULE SYSTEM WITH ACCESS CONTROL - The present invention is directed to a television schedule system with a user interface which allows a user to control access to television programs by time, rating, content, and/or channel. Furthermore, the user may set a limit on pay-per-view (PPV) spending to limit the purchase of PPV programs.02-16-2012
20120315019ACCESS CONTROLS FOR KNOWN CONTENT - Personalized access controls associated with digital media are provided. The system records access controls associated with specific digital media assets in a digital library and creates policy decisions regarding use of the asset based on these settings. Data management for the access controls is also specified, including on an individual and group basis.12-13-2012
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20110002606INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002594MEDIA FILE FORMAT BASED ON, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REPRODUCING THE SAME, AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING THE SAME - A media file format based on an ISO base media file, a method and apparatus for reproducing the same, and an apparatus for generating the same are disclosed. The media file format based on an ISO base media file includes: a first area including first information indicating whether or not a file includes stereoscopic contents; and a second area including second information related to a reproducing method or a storing method of a stream included in the stereoscopic contents. Accordingly, the media file format based on an ISO base media file can effectively store and reproduce stereoscopic contents.01-06-2011
20110200304FEATURE ACTIVATION ON OCCURRENCE OF AN EVENT - A cable provider could offer a promotional feature, such as live pause of video, above and beyond a tier of service to which the customer subscribes, limiting the feature to being activated only upon occurrence of one or more events. In a network video delivery context, a set-top box plays live video, including an ability to pause live video upon the occurrence of an event. The system can detect an event, including an event unrelated to video, and prompt a user to pause. The system can include configuration settings enabling, for example, detection of various events, prompting the user to pause live video, and/or automatically pausing the live video. The system enables the user to play a time-shifted video corresponding to resuming the paused video playback. The system can include a Digital Video Recorder (DVR) local to the user, to facilitate the time-shifted video. The system is also compatible with a RS-DVR, where DVR functionality and time-shifted video is provided remotely from a head-end of a network video system. Additionally, the system is compatible with non-DVR network video delivery systems configured to provide live pause.08-18-2011
20110200303Method of Video Playback - A non-transitory computer readable storage medium includes a computer-readable code for executing a method of video playback, capable of displaying a video file in a three-dimensional environment (08-18-2011
20120201515DIGITAL CONTENT RECEIVING APPARATUS, DIGITAL CONTENT RECEIVING METHOD AND DIGITAL CONTENT RECEIVING/TRANSMITTING METHOD - A recording/reproducing apparatus, for recording/reproducing video content comprises a recording/reproducing portion, which is configured to record the video content into a recording medium, and to reproduce the video content recorded in the recording medium, wherein determination is made if video content to be reproduced at high-speed includes video content or not, which can be displayed in 3D, when reproducing the video content recorded in the recording medium at the high-speed, and upon basis of that determination, a method of high-speed reproduction is changed.08-09-2012
20130028573GOAL-BASED VIDEO DELIVERY SYSTEM - A system is provided that facilitates achieving a goal associated with a particular video asset. The system may provide an interface through which a user may specify control parameters that are to be the targets of testing, and a goal or combination of goals. The system may control a controller that performs experiments in an attempt to identify optimal values, relative to the specified goals, for the control parameters. The optimal values may be determined and tested on a per-individual-video asset basis. Further, the controller may generate multiple sets of optimal values for a given video, where each set is associated with a different combination of request attributes. To estimate the optimal parameter values for one video, the controller may use usage information collected for that video, as well as usage information collected for similar videos.01-31-2013
20110188835Recording Medium Containing Moving Picture Data And Additional Information Thereof And Reproducing Method And Apparatus Of The Recording Medium - The present invention relates to a recording medium containing moving picture data and additional information thereof and to reproducing method and apparatus of the recording medium. The present recording medium has script files including additional information about moving picture data, e.g., scene descriptive text and introduction of characters, etc. In addition, information linking each script file with a section of moving picture data to be presented with contents of the script file is included in a link data file or is contained in a filename of the script file. In reproduction of the recording medium, a script file linked with presently reproduced moving picture data section is determined and searched for based on the link data file or every filename of the script files, and contents of the found script file are presented together with the presently reproduced moving picture data. Furthermore, previously presented additional information is removed depending on data or filename of the found script file.08-04-2011
20110194837RECORDING APPARATUS, IMAGING AND RECORDING APPARATUS, RECORDING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - Disclosed herein is a recording apparatus including: an input section configured to input data to be recorded; and a recording control section configured to reserve a recording region beforehand on recording media by updating file management information about the recording media to which the data is to be recorded, the recording control section being further configured such that when the data input through the input section has reached a predetermined data amount, the recording control section records the input data to the reserved region.08-11-2011
20110194836RECORDING APPARATUS, IMAGING AND RECORDING APPARATUS, RECORDING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - Disclosed herein is a recording apparatus including: an input section configured to input main data and added data attached to the main data; and a recording control section configured such that when the main data and the added data input through the input section have each reached a predetermined data amount, the recording control section temporarily stores the main data and the added data in units of the predetermined data amount; and that when the sum of the amounts of the temporarily stored data has reached a specific data amount, the recording control section transfers the temporarily stored data to recording media for recording thereto in a single file; the recording control section further registering management data about the recorded data to a file system of the recording media in such a manner that the management data is sorted by the data type of the recorded data.08-11-2011
20110194835RECORDING APPARATUS, IMAGING AND RECORDING APPARATUS, RECORDING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - Disclosed herein is a recording apparatus including: an input section configured to input or generate main data and added data thereof; and a recording control section configured such that when the main data and the added data input or generated by the input section have each reached a predetermined data amount, the recording control section temporarily stores the main data and the added data in units of the predetermined data amount, that when the sum of the temporarily stored data has reached a specific write data unit, the recording control section transfers the temporarily stored data to recording media for recording thereto, and that when the amount of the temporarily stored data is less than that of the specific write data unit upon elapse of a predetermined time period since the most recent recording, the recording control section transfers the temporarily stored data to the recording media for recording thereto.08-11-2011
20110194834RECORDING APPARATUS, IMAGING AND RECORDING APPARATUS, RECORDING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - Disclosed herein is a recording apparatus including: an input section configured to input data to be recorded; a data placement section configured to suffix write complete information indicating that a written state of the data written to recording media is normal, to the data; and a recording control section configured to transfer a predetermined amount of the data to which the write completion information is suffixed by the data placement section, to the recording media successively for recording thereto from a start block of the data.08-11-2011
20110194833RECEIVING EXTERNAL RECORDING COMMANDS AT A TELEVISION RECEIVER - A television receiver includes a communication interface operable to receive television programming from a television distribution system and to receive profile information, associated with a plurality of profiles, from a server. The television receiver also includes a storage medium and control logic operable to select at least one of the profiles. The communication interface is operable to transmit information specifying the selected profile to the server and receive at least one recording command associated with the selected profile from the server. The control logic is operable to command the communication interface to receive a program specified by the recording command and coordinate storage of the program onto the storage medium.08-11-2011
20120183277INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, REPRODUCTION METHOD AND RECORDING METHOD USING INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, INFORMATION RECORDING/REPRODUCTION DEVICE, AND 3D CONVERSION UNIT AND INFORMATION RECORDING DEVICE - Where 3D conversion complementary information for 3D conversion of a TV program is pre-recorded on a first information recording area of an optical disc, a content recording area is set to an area on which the TV program relating to the 3D conversion complementary information is recordable. Where the 2D video content is pre-recorded on the first information recording area, download information, etc for recording the 3D conversion complementary information on a 3D conversion complementary information recording space is pre-recorded on a third information recording area so that 2D video content can be reproduced as 3D video. This allows recording and viewing 3D video by easily converting 2D video content, without changing standards and communication formats of generally available 2D video contents and while suppressing an increase in distributed information amount caused by conversion to 3D video.07-19-2012
20130084056METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETECTING NON-POWERED VIDEO PLAYBACK DEVICES - A method and system for identifying tune data from set top boxes associated with televisions, video monitors, or other video playback devices that are likely powered off. In some embodiments, survival curves are constructed that predict a length of time before a video playback device is powered off after a tuning event. The survival curves are used to predict the likelihood that a video playback device is powered off. Viewership estimates made from tune data reported from set top boxes can be adjusted to take account of the video playback devices that are predicted to be powered off.04-04-2013
20130084055INFORMATION REPRODUCING SYSTEM USING INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM - An information storage medium storing management information, wherein the management information manages a main video or an advanced application,04-04-2013
20110002662RECORDING/REPRODUCING DEVICE - A recording and playback apparatus capable of recording and playing back a content downloaded from a server, includes a recording unit configured to download the content with a playback time limit, stored in a server and record the content to a recording medium, an instruction receiver configured to receive an instruction for starting playback of the content, a playback unit configured to play back the content recorded in the recording medium in accordance with the instruction received by the instruction receiver, and a warning output unit configured to output warning information related to the playback time limit of the content before the playback unit stars playback of the content, when the instruction receiver receives the instruction for starting playback of the content during download of the content.01-06-2011
20110002658INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002647INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002643INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002640INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002635INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002627INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA21 in FIG. 01-06-2011
20110002614INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002612INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20120219268STORAGE MEDIUM STORING PROGRAM MANAGEMENT INFORMATION, AND REPRODUCING METHOD AND APPARATUS - A storage medium storing program applications to provide additional functions using moving-images and management information needed to manage the program applications. The storage medium includes reproduction mode data reproducing moving-image data, program data including a plurality of program applications providing additional functions using the moving-image data, system data controlling the execution of the reproduction mode data and the program data, and management information managing the execution of the program applications in unit of title. The program applications providing additional functions can be managed in unit of title and loaded to a system memory in advance to be executed.08-30-2012
20130071090AUTOMATIC CONTENT RECONGITION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING SUPPLEMENTARY CONTENT - Primary digital content played on a media device, such as a television, handheld device, smart phone, computer, or other device, is sampled and data is derived from the sample for identification of the primary digital content. Automatic content recognition is performed to determine the primary digital content. The time of the sample may also be determined. Supplementary digital content is then selected and transmitted to the media device, or to another device, based upon the identified primary digital content. The supplementary digital content may be adapted in layout, type, length, or other manners, based upon the platform and/or configuration of the media device or any other device to which the supplementary digital content is transmitted.03-21-2013
20110038609INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-17-2011
20110038608INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-17-2011
20110038607INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-17-2011
20110038606INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-17-2011
20110038605INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-17-2011
20110038604INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-17-2011
20110038603INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-17-2011
20110038602INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-17-2011
20110038601INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-17-2011
20110038600INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-17-2011
20110038599INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-17-2011
20110013884RECORDING MEDIUM, PLAYBACK DEVICE, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - Provided is a recording medium that enables seamless connection between preceding playitems which are stream data arranged prior to a position where a long jump occurs, such as a layer boundary, and succeeding playitems which are stream data arranged subsequent to the position where the long jump occurs. A block exclusively for 2D playback Ln01-20-2011
20110013883INFORMATION PLAYBACK SYSTEM USING INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM - According to one embodiment, there is provided a data processing method. The method includes reading management information indicative of a playback and display procedure, acquiring a content from a certain storage position at a timing determined based on the management information, and performing playback and display of the content at a timing determined based on the management information.01-20-2011
20120189276OPTICAL DISK FOR HIGH RESOLUTION AND GENERAL VIDEO RECORDING, OPTICAL DISK REPRODUCTION APPARATUS, OPTICAL DISK RECORDING APPARATUS, AND REPRODUCTION CONTROL INFORMATION GENERATION APPARATUS - A high resolution video signal is divided by video division means into a main signal and a sub signal, and the main signal and the sub signal are MPEG-encoded. The stream of the main signal and the stream of the sub signal are divided into 1 GPO or more of frames. First interleave blocks each including 1 GOP or more of the stream of the main signal and second interleave blocks each including 1 GOP or more of the stream of the sub signal are recorded on an optical disk. A high resolution reproduction apparatus reproduces both the first and second interleave blocks to obtain a high resolution video output. A non-high quality picture reproduction apparatus reproduces only the first or second interleave blocks to obtain a standard resolution video output.07-26-2012
20120189278OPTICAL DISK FOR HIGH RESOLUTION AND GENERAL VIDEO RECORDING, OPTICAL DISK REPRODUCTION APPARATUS, OPTICAL DISK RECORDING APPARATUS, AND REPRODUCTION CONTROL INFORMATION GENERATION APPARATUS - A high resolution video signal is divided by video division means into a main signal and a sub signal, and the main signal and the sub signal are MPEG-encoded. The stream of the main signal and the stream of the sub signal are divided into 1 GPO or more of frames. First interleave blocks each including 1 GOP or more of the stream of the main signal and second interleave blocks each including 1 GOP or more of the stream of the sub signal are recorded on an optical disk. A high resolution reproduction apparatus reproduces both the first and second interleave blocks to obtain a high resolution video output. A non-high quality picture reproduction apparatus reproduces only the first or second interleave blocks to obtain a standard resolution video output.07-26-2012
20130064522EVENT-BASED VIDEO FILE FORMAT - There is described a method and system for recording, transmitting, and playing videos of an event-based format. Instead of providing a representation of each frame in a video as a complete image with brightness and color information for each pixel composing the image, each frame of a video is represented using a minimal data set that corresponds to an event that has taken place during the frame. Events are detected and recorded and the video may then be reconstructed by identifying actions that are triggered by the recorded events and executing the actions accordingly. Actions are identified by matching an event and an event coordinate, considering the objects and/or shapes present in a frame at the event coordinate and determining the consequences of the event on the objects/shapes.03-14-2013
20130064523VIDEO SERVER, VIDEO RECORDING METHOD AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING REBUILDING PROCESS - According to one embodiment, a video server including a recording device configured to encode a received video signal based on a predetermined encoding method into video data; a write controller configured to divide the video data in order to generate a plurality of divided data, generate a redundant data for restoring either of the divided data of the number of setup when the divided data of the number of setup in advance, perform write-in controlling of the plurality of divided data and the plurality of redundant data; a plurality of storage devices configured to record the number of setup of divided data and the redundant data based on the divided data of the number of setup by distributing herein according to the write-in controlling; and a main controller configured to record management information on the video data recorded on each storage device.03-14-2013
20120114304MOVING IMAGE REPRODUCTION APPARATUS AND METHOD - A moving image reproduction apparatus includes an instruction unit, an acquisition unit, a playback speed determination unit, and a moving image reproduction unit. The instruction unit is configured to issue a change instruction for changing a playback target to another moving image while a selected moving image is being played back. The acquisition unit is configured to, if the change instruction has been issued by the instruction unit, acquire a playback time of the moving image which has been played back until the change instruction. The playback speed determination unit is configured to determine a playback speed of the moving image to be played back after the change instruction, according to the playback time. The moving image reproduction unit is configured to play back the moving image instructed for reproduction by the change instruction at the playback speed.05-10-2012
20120237184Signal Output Apparatus - A signal output apparatus includes: a signal acquiring unit acquiring a video signal and a first audio signal; a measurement sound supplying unit supplying a second audio signal; a first outputting unit outputting the acquired video signal and the supplied second audio signal to a reproduction apparatus; a delay acquiring unit acquiring the second audio signal delayed in the reproduction apparatus; a measuring unit comparing the output second audio signal with the acquired second audio signal, to measure an amount of temporal deviation; a delay controlling unit applying a delaying process to the acquired first audio signal with a delay time period corresponding to the deviation amount; and a second outputting unit outputting the first audio signal to which the delaying process is applied, to a sound emitting unit.09-20-2012
20110044650INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044648INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044642INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044609INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110280550MOVIE REPRODUCING APPARATUS, MOVIE REPRODUCING METHOD AND RECORDING MEDIUM RECORDING PROGRAM FOR COMPUTER-REALIZATION OF THE MOVIE REPRODUCING APPARATUS - [Object] An object is to continuously reproduce a movie file, even when layout description is changed to improve degree of freedom in expressing provided content.11-17-2011
20110142416ENHANCEMENT OF MAIN ITEMS VIDEO DATA WITH SUPPLEMENTAL AUDIO OR VIDEO - Apparatus and methods are provided to implement a technique for an interactive video system that allows a user to place supplemental items such as images on a main image being displayed. In one implementation, a user causes images of flying food to be displayed on top of a playing movie. Supplemental item data may be provided on the same media as is the main item data, e.g., on an optical disc, and control information may be provided on the media to control how supplemental item data is applied and presented.06-16-2011
20110299833READING DEVICE, PROGRAM, AND READING METHOD - The application manager 12-08-2011
20110299832ADAPTIVE VIDEO ZOOM - Adaptive video zoom is provided by a method of providing a video content item for viewing by one or more viewers. The method includes identifying one or more objects within the video content item. The method further includes, for each identified object, assigning a searchable descriptor for the object, creating a time stamp indicating one or more time periods within the video content item during which the object occurs, and creating a bounding window defining a region of the video content item within which the object occurs. The searchable descriptor, time stamp, and bounding window are then packaged into metadata associated with the video content item. The method further includes delivering the video content item and the metadata associated with the video content item to a client computing device.12-08-2011
20120014665RECORDING MEDIUM ON WHICH 3D VIDEO IS RECORDED, PLAYBACK APPARATUS FOR PLAYING BACK 3D VIDEO, AND SYSTEM LSI - A left view graphics stream and a right view graphics stream recorded on a recording medium each include one or more display sets, and the display sets are data groups used for displaying one screen worth of one or more graphics objects. The one or more display sets included in the left view graphics stream are in one-to-one correspondence with the one or more display sets included in the right view graphics stream, and an identical playback time for the video stream on the playback time axis is set in each of the corresponding display sets. Each display set includes state information indicating whether the data is all data necessary for displaying one screen worth of one or more graphics objects, or is a difference from the immediately previous display set, and the state information included in corresponding display sets indicate identical content.01-19-2012
20120189279METHOD FOR CONTROLLING CONTENT REPRODUCING APPARATUS AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM STORING PROGRAM FOR CAUSING COMPUTER TO IMPLEMENT METHOD - A video disk player includes (i) a disk reading section for reading out video data, a program, synchronization timing information from an optical disk; (ii) a clock for generating a clock signal; (iii) a decoder for converting, in accordance with the clock signal, the video data into decompressed video data for reproduction output; (iv) a video reproducing section including a synchronization control section for transmitting, in accordance with the clock signal, a synchronization control signal to the program executing section at a timing specified by a field timing contained in the synchronization timing information, and (v) a program executing section for executing a program in accordance with the synchronization control signal received from the synchronization control section. This makes it possible to efficiently execute the program in synchronization with reproduction of AV data or the like.07-26-2012
20110262106INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM WHEREIN STREAM CONVERTIBLE AT HIGH-SPEED IS RECORDED, AND RECORDING APPARATUS AND RECORDING METHOD THEREFOR - An information recording medium capable of converting a stream including seamless connection, which is recorded in a constrained format allowing format conversion, from a first format (MPEG-TS) to a second format (MPEG-PS), into a second stream, and an apparatus and method for recording information in the information recording medium. The constrained format is provided for enabling conversion from a first format (for example, MPEG transport stream) to a second format (for example, MPEG program stream). According to the constrained format, when the connection information of the playback portion indicates a seamless playback, the system stream immediately before a seamless connection point ends with a complete data management unit (Capsule).10-27-2011
20120189277OPTICAL DISK FOR HIGH RESOLUTION AND GENERAL VIDEO RECORDING, OPTICAL DISK REPRODUCTION APPARATUS, OPTICAL DISK RECORDING APPARATUS, AND REPRODUCTION CONTROL INFORMATION GENERATION APPARATUS - A high resolution video signal is divided by video division means into a main signal and a sub signal, and the main signal and the sub signal are MPEG-encoded. The stream of the main signal and the stream of the sub signal are divided into 1 GPO or more of frames. First interleave blocks each including 1 GOP or more of the stream of the main signal and second interleave blocks each including 1 GOP or more of the stream of the sub signal are recorded on an optical disk. A high resolution reproduction apparatus reproduces both the first and second interleave blocks to obtain a high resolution video output. A non-high quality picture reproduction apparatus reproduces only the first or second interleave blocks to obtain a standard resolution video output.07-26-2012
20120033943SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR UPDATING INFORMATION IN REAL TIME FOR USE IN A MEDIA GUIDANCE APPLICATION - Systems and methods are provided for updating a media guidance application with real-time media information for enhancing recording features. In particular, real-time schedule changes, actual and estimated, are provided for updating instructions for a media guidance application operation.02-09-2012
20120294587CONTENT DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM, PLAYBACK DEVICE, DISTRIBUTION SERVER, PLAYBACK METHOD, AND DISTRIBUTION METHOD - To provide a content distribution system which inhibits execution of processing which is unnecessary for streams having specific structures. The content distribution system includes a distribution server and a playback apparatus. The distribution server transmits a program stream and a program state flag associated with the program stream that indicates whether or not program content corresponding to the program stream is constituted of only 3D video. The playback apparatus determines, prior to decoding the program stream, whether or not the program state flag indicates that the program content is constituted of only 3D video, and when determining that the program content is constituted of only 3D video, decodes the program stream and performs control so as to play back the program stream as 3D video without determining whether or not each frame included in the program stream is a 3D video frame.11-22-2012
20120294586CONTROLLING TIME-SENSITIVE CONTENT IN A TIME-SHIFTED ENVIRONMENT - A device for recording a scheduled program comprises a means adapted for receiving data from a multi-program transport stream system that is configured to transmit multiple audio or video programs over a channel in multiple streams, the multi-program transport stream system further providing program identifiers to the streams in the channel that identifies a first program identifier with a first stream having at least a portion of a scheduled program and indentifies a second program identifier with a second stream having the scheduled program in its entirety; and a storage means adapted for identifying the scheduled program by the second program identifier and recording the scheduled program in its entirety while the unscheduled interrupting program is provided in real time.11-22-2012
20110002652INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110008015INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-13-2011
20110206348CONTENT PROVIDING APPARATUS AND PROCESSING METHOD OF CONTENT PROVIDING APPARATUS - A content providing apparatus, which provides content to a playback apparatus, acquires digital data, performs a plurality of processing types to generate content from the acquired digital data, and transmits, to the playback apparatus in response to a request from the playback apparatus, content information for enabling the playback apparatus to recognize the plurality of processing types that the content providing apparatus can perform and a processing type that has been set when the digital data is acquired from among the plurality of processing types, so as to enable the playback apparatus to determine processing to be performed from among the plurality of types of processing that the content providing apparatus can perform.08-25-2011
20120141092Hierarchical Storage Management for Data - A particular computing system includes a processor and a network interface to receive media content from one or more media recorder devices. The media content is transcoded into a portable media format. The computing system also includes a storage module executable by the processor to store the received media content to a data storage device. The computing system further includes a sideloading module executable by the processor to sideload stored media content from the data storage device to one or more first endpoint devices. The computing system also includes a streaming module executable by the processor to stream the stored media content from the data storage device to one or more second endpoint devices. The computing system further includes a backup module executable by the processor to transmit the stored media content from the data storage device to a second data storage device.06-07-2012
20120070126VIDEO DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS AND FILE MANAGEMENT METHOD - According to one embodiment, a video data processing apparatus which receives a data file includes a file receiving module, an analyzer, a default data storage module, a data restoration module, and a management module. The data file includes a header, in which a header key field, a header length field, and a header value field are arranged. The analyzer detects a character string, thereby detects a header key field of the data file received by the file receiving module, and reads out header metadata information from a following header value field. The data restoration module discards header data from a first position, in absence of the character string at the first position, and restores default data in the default data storage module instead of the discarded header data. The management module stores the header metadata information and the default data.03-22-2012
20110222834PLAYBACK TERMINAL, TIME-OF-DAY MANAGEMENT METHOD, AND CONTENT PLAYBACK SYSTEM - A playback terminal (09-15-2011
20110222835Application Tracks in Audio/Video Containers - Techniques for providing application tracks in a media data container are described. An application descriptor may be extracted from a coded bitstream. The coded bitstream comprises media data to be played by a media presentation system. The application descriptor identifies an application archive (i) that is retrievable by the media presentation system from one or more sources and (ii) that is required by the media presentation system at a set media time associated with the media data. While playing the media data, the media presentation system causes retrieving all of the application archive from the one or more sources before the set media time.09-15-2011
20130121666PLAYBACK DEVICE AND AUDIO SELECTION METHOD - A playback device which performs processing using video signals and audio signals respectively corresponding to the video signals. The playback device includes: a reproduction unit which reproduces the video signals and the audio signals; a video output unit which performs processing for outputting a multi video that represents videos respectively obtained from the video signals through the reproduction performed by the reproduction unit; a playback state determination unit which determines at least one of: a playback state of at least one of the video signals; and a playback state of at least one of the audio signals; a selection unit which selects one of the audio signals based on the playback state determined by the playback state determination unit; and an audio signal output unit which outputs the audio signal selected by the selection unit.05-16-2013
20130121667VIDEO SIGNAL CONVERTING APPARATUS AND VIDEO SIGNAL CONVERTING METHOD - The recorder apparatus includes the controller that sets conversion mode used when input stream is processed and converted into recording stream to any of two-dimensional mode that converts the input stream into two-dimensional recording stream and three-dimensional mode that converts the input stream into three-dimensional recording stream, the controller that sets one recording mode that can be used when the video signal is converted and processed in the two-dimensional mode and the three-dimensional mode and specifies recording rate, and the signal processor that processes the video signal based on the set conversion mode and the set recording mode to convert the video signal into recording video signal. The controller sets the recording modes such that combination of the recording modes that can be set when the two-dimensional mode is set is different from combination of recording modes that can be set when the three-dimensional mode is set.05-16-2013
20110058789INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA03-10-2011
20110044625INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20100303444RECORDING MEDIUM, PLAYBACK DEVICE, ENCODING DEVICE, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT, AND PLAYBACK OUTPUT DEVICE - A main-view and sub-view video stream pair, a graphics stream, and playlist information are recorded on a BD-ROM disc. In the sub-view video stream, metadata is provided in each GOP. The metadata includes a correspondence table associating offset identifiers and offset information. The offset information defines offset control for each picture in a GOP. Offset control is processing to provide a left offset and right offset for the horizontal coordinates in a graphics plane to generate a pair of graphics planes that are respectively combined with main-view and sub-view video planes. The playlist information includes a stream selection table for each playback section. When the stream selection table associates a stream number with a packet identifier of a graphics stream, one of the offset identifiers is allocated to the stream number.12-02-2010
20110123172DVD RECORDER AND PVR INSTANT ON ARCHITECTURE - A method for transitioning a video system is disclosed. The method generally includes a first step for (A) executing in a processing circuit a standby code stored in a nonvolatile memory while the video system is in an off state, the off state defining a low power configuration for the processing circuit and a power off condition for the video system, the standby code being responsive to a plurality of wake up conditions to wake up the video system. In a second step, the method may (B) store an application code in a volatile memory while in the off state, the application code configured to operate the video system while in an on state of the video system. The method generally includes a third step for (C) transitioning from the off state to the on state upon detection of at least one of the wake up conditions. A step for (D) executing in the processing circuit the application code while in the on state to decode video may also exist in the method.05-26-2011
20110123171CONTENT REPRODUCTION CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD AND PROGRAM THEREOF - Provided is a content reproduction control system equipped with: a signal characterizing quantity sequence extraction means that, for each content item stored in a content group storage unit that stores at least more than one content item, extracts a signal characterizing quantity sequence which is the sequence of the signal characterizing quantities associated with the content positions on the time axis; a common section group detection means that detects, as a common section group in the signal characterizing quantity sequence for each content item, a common section group for which the signal characterizing quantities for different content items are similar to each other; a content reproduction quality information collection means that, for each common section group, collects content reproduction quality information which indicates the reproduction quality of the content to which each common section of a common section group belongs; and a content reproduction control means that, when the content contained in the content group storage unit is reproduced, switches the content reproduced for the content to be reproduced for the sections included in the common section group and performs reproduction such that the reproduction quality of the content will be higher, based on the content reproduction quality information for the content to which each common section of a common section group belongs.05-26-2011
20100303446INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA12-02-2010
20100303445Audio/Video Content Reproducing Apparatus - An audio/video content reproducing apparatus includes: a plurality of connecting sections to be connected to respective source devices for reproducing plural types of contents whose watching/listening modes are different from each other; a watching/listening mode table for storing the watching/listening modes of the contents that the respective source devices can reproduce; a watching/listening mode selecting section that is configured to accept the user's choice of the watching/listening mode; a source device extracting section that is configured to extract at least one source device that can reproduce the contents in the selected watching/listening mode, with reference to the watching/listening mode table; a source device selecting section that is configured to accept the user's choice of the source device out of the at least one extracted source device; and a content reproducing section that is configured to output the content which the selected source device can reproduce in the selected watching/listening mode.12-02-2010
20120170909METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THE VARIED SPEED REPRODUCTION OF VIDEO IMAGES - A method of reproducing a video image is provided. The method includes reproducing a video image in a three-dimensional (3D) manner, being requested to reproduce the video image at an Nx playback speed (N is a natural number equal to or greater than 2), and in response to the request, reproducing the video image at the Nx playback speed. The reproducing of the video image at the Nx playback speed comprises includes reproducing the video image at the Nx playback speed in a two-dimensional (2D) manner.07-05-2012
20120170910RECORDING APPARATUS, REPRODUCTION APPARATUS AND FILE MANAGEMENT METHOD - A recording apparatus, a reproduction apparatus and a file management method are disclosed wherein, even if one of files recorded on a recording medium cannot be reproduced regularly, another file selected by the user can be reproduced normally. A file having a hierarchical structure formed from video data and audio data both in the form of compressed data together with information necessary for processing of the video data and audio data is produced and recorded on a predetermined recording medium. Upon production of the file, information regarding decoding of the video data and audio data is disposed collectively on the top side of the file.07-05-2012
20130142497METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DIVIDING AND DISPLAYING CONTENTS - A method for dividing and displaying a content unit includes: extracting a sub-content unit which is generated by dividing an original content unit by a preset time interval; displaying the entire sub-content unit when receiving a sub-content unit display command; receiving a jump command that selects a replay time point for an arbitrary sub-content unit among the above sub-content units; and replaying and displaying the original content unit from the replay time point.06-06-2013
20100322594Video Playback System And Method - A method in a video playback system for playing a video with a specific playback speed in accordance with a video feature and a playback record is described. The system allows the playback record records a preceding playback speed corresponding to the video previously played to learn user preferences for a user. This makes the specific playback speed more suitable for the user without any adjustment. In addition, the system also allows the user input a resetting playback speed to actively adjust the specific playback speed if the original specific playback speed is not suitable for the user.12-23-2010
20110002648INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002621INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002638INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110044629INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044653INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044659INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044656INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA21 in FIG. 02-24-2011
20110044655INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044654INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044652INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044651INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044646INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044643INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044612INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044635INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044649INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044647INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044644INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044641INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044637INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044615INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044634INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044633INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044632INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044631INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044630INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044628INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044627INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA21 in FIG. 02-24-2011
20110044626INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044623INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044622INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044621INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044620INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044619INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044618INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044617INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044616INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044613INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044614INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044611INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044606INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044610INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044607INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110116765METHOD APPARATUS FILM AND SYSTEM FOR FILM VIEWING WITH APPARATUS LOCATION CONTROL - A system for playing a film on a portable media player, the portable media player comprising a central processor, a GPS module to determine a location of the portable media player within a geographic area, and a storage having stored therein film data of the film for playing on the portable media player, as well as location data of a plurality of locations in a geographic area; the film data comprising at least one preliminary scene to be played first, and a plurality of subsequent scenes, each of the subsequent scenes being linked to both the preliminary scene and one of the locations. A corresponding portable media player, film and method are also disclosed.05-19-2011
20120243850TRICK PLAY ADVERTISING - A device receives trick play signals during a playing of content. The device determines a trick play being request based on the trick play signals. The device further estimates a length of an available time period based on the trick play and information regarding at least one other trick play. The at least one other trick play occurred prior to the trick play. The device also retrieves an advertisement for the available time period based on a length of the available time period. The advertisement is one of a plurality of advertisements of different lengths. The device displays the advertisement, on a display, during the available time period.09-27-2012
20110243531RECORDING MEDIUM, REPRODUCING APPARATUS, AND REPRODUCING METHOD - In a recording medium on which is recorded a multiplexed stream (10-06-2011
20110243529ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, CONTENT RECOMMENDATION METHOD, AND PROGRAM THEREFOR - Provided is an electronic apparatus including a storage configured to store video contents shot by a user; a reproducer configured to reproduce the stored video contents; a controller configured to analyze each of the video contents to extract lower meta-information items, to analyze the extracted lower meta-information items to derive an upper meta-information item, and to calculate, based on an upper meta-information item of a first video content being reproduced and upper meta-information items of second video contents other than the first video content among the video contents, a score for each of the second video contents; and an output unit configured to output, according to the calculated score, a recommendation information item for recommending at least one of the second video contents after the reproduction of the first video content is stopped.10-06-2011
20110243530Electronic apparatus, reproduction control system, reproduction control method, and program therefor - Provided is an electronic apparatus including: a storage to store first and second contents, each of which includes scenes, and meta-information items each indicating a feature of each scene of the first and second contents; a reproducer to reproduce the first and second contents; an operation receiver to receive an input of an operation by a user; and a controller to control the storage to store an operation-history information item indicating an operation history of the user for each scene during reproduction of the first content while it is associated with the meta-information item of each scene, to calculate a similarity between scenes of the first and second contents based on the meta-information items, and to control the reproducer to change a reproduction mode for each scene based on the operation-history information item and the similarity during reproduction of the second content.10-06-2011
20110038610INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-17-2011
20110249956PROGRAM DATA PROCESSING DEVICE AND METHOD - A program data processing device includes a reading unit which reads a data part contained in program data from a file stored with program data, a feature extracting unit which extracts feature information for distinguishing between reproduction information to be reproduced from the data part and reproduction information to be reproduced from another data part, a weight acquiring unit which acquires a weight set on the extracted feature information from a weight table storage unit in which to set the weight per feature information contained in the program data and a weighting unit which allocates the acquired weight to the data part from which the feature portion is extracted.10-13-2011
20110069935METHOD FOR PROVIDING PROGRESSIVE DOWNLOAD SERVICE FOR PLAYBACK APPARATUS SUPPORTING BD-J SPECIFICATION - A method for providing a progressive download service for a playback apparatus supporting a BD-J specification is disclosed. In accordance with the present invention, a standby time and a communication overhead necessary for receiving and playing a A/V data by a playback apparatus supporting a BD-J specification are minimized by dividing and playing a first clip and a second clip according to a size of clips.03-24-2011
20110069936DATA PREPARATION FOR MEDIA BROWSING - A media browsing system prepares various media content and synchronizes the content for playback. A user can specify the content and preconfigure the manner in which the content will be subsequently accessible through a user interface. A variety of mobile phone and media player devices having configurable, user interfaces promote a consistent media browsing experience across the devices for users accessing a variety of preconfigured media content.03-24-2011
20120201516PICTURE CONTROL DEVICE AND METHOD OF THE SAME - A picture control device configured to convert and output a bit-rate of an input picture data stream having an input bit-rate, includes: a first decoder configured to decode the input picture data stream; an encoder configured to encode the output of the first decoder with a plurality of converted bit-rates; an output unit configured to output the picture data encoded with a first bit-rate by the encoder, for recording; a second decoder configured to decode the same picture data encoded at a second bit-rate by the encoder; and a control unit configured to determine the second bit-rate based on the first bit-rate.08-09-2012
20110150423DIGITAL VIDEO MANAGING AND SEARCHING SYSTEM - A system for managing and searching for a digital video includes: a video feature point extraction unit decoding an input video and extracting a feature point; a video feature point database (DB) storing and managing a feature point of a video to be compared (i.e., a comparison target video), and a video feature point comparison unit coarsely comparing the feature point of the input video and that of the comparison target video to acquire a candidate group, and minutely comparing the candidate group to detect a content repeated section, and informing a user of the content repeated section.06-23-2011
20110044645INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044640INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044639INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044638INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044624INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044636INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20120033944INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - Disclosed is an information processing device including: a communication section that performs data communication; and a data processing section that performs a process of transmitting reproduction data and reproduction control information to a client via the communication section and reproducing the reproduction data based on the reproduction control information in the client, wherein the data processing section performs a process of converting the reproduction control information into a data format analyzable by the client and transmitting the converted reproduction control information to the client.02-09-2012
20110255841METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRESENTING INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA USING STORAGE DEVICE INTERFACE - A media-rendering apparatus for real-time streaming of audio/video (AV) data to a media-player having one or more input direct-access-storage-device (DASD) interfaces, the apparatus including a real-time AV data source unit, an input frame buffer operatively coupled with the real-time AV data unit, an AV real-time encoder, an encoded-frames buffer, a power source, a storage-device content emulator and a DASD interface device for communicating with the media-player. Preferably, power is provided through the DASD interface device.10-20-2011
20110044657INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110044608INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20100284668MOBILE VIRTUAL PERSONAL VIDEO RECORDER - Method for storage and/or access of records of television programs, which are recorded by a personal video recorder (11-11-2010
20110044658INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA02-24-2011
20110135274RECORDING AND REPRODUCTION APPARATUS AND RECORDING AND REPRODUCTION METHOD - In the case where plural applications are executed at the same time, if each application instructs for different trick play to the same content, a difference is caused between an ideal reproduction state expected by each application and an actual reproduction state. The present invention makes it possible to keep the reproduction state unchanged as long as normal reproduction or trick play is not accepted, by including a moving picture trick play reproduction management unit which determines, in response to an instruction for one of normal reproduction and trick play, whether or not to accept, according to a rule, the instruction, and retains details specified by the instruction in the case of accepting the instruction, and a moving picture reproduction processing unit which reproduces a moving picture based on the details retained by the moving picture trick play management unit.06-09-2011
20110135275RECORDING-AND-REPRODUCING APPARATUS AND CONTENT-MANAGING METHOD - A recording-and-reproducing apparatus for managing content data recorded on a removable recording medium includes: a device configured to acquire reproduction information required for reproducing the content data; a device configured to generate a first management file for individually managing the content data; a device configured to register control information for the content data in a second management file collectively managing the content data. Further, the apparatus includes a device configured to read out the control information in the second management file recorded on the recording medium; a memory in which the control information of the second management file read out by the read-out device is expanded; a device configured to compare the control information in the second management file expanded in the memory and the content data recorded on the recording medium; and a device configured to update the control information in the second management file expanded in the memory.06-09-2011
20100329637System and method for displaying priority transport stream data in a paused multi-channel broadcast multimedia system - A pausable system that processes multi-channel, multimedia content including a multimedia content delivery device having a priority detector for determining priority multimedia content and a decoder that can decode the priority content while the system is in a paused state. The system can also output an indicator if a priority multimedia content becomes disrupted based on a received rate compared to an embedded rate. The priority detector can also determine if the priority content is intended for a particular recipient before processing by the multimedia content delivery device.12-30-2010
20110052149INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA03-03-2011
20110052148ADDITIONAL CONTENT MANAGEMENT DEVICE AND MANAGEMENT METHOD - A package medium and an additional content are always managed integrally so that an original content recorded in the package medium can always be used along with the additional content. The additional content using a virtual package function specified as an expanded function of Blu-ray is managed. An additional content management device comprises an additional content acquiring portion which can be applied to, for example, a recording/reproducing device (03-03-2011
20110182561SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTINUOUS PLAYING OF MOVING PICTURE BETWEEN TWO DEVICES - The present invention relates to a system and method for playing an identical moving picture on different types of devices, in which one terminal registers both a moving picture played thereon and the play information thereof in a server, and another terminal can download the moving picture and the play information from the server and continuously play the moving picture from a scene at which the playing thereof had previously been terminated. A server according to the present invention includes a communication unit (07-28-2011
20110188834RECORDING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A recording apparatus is disclosed that records information data and file system information for managing a file containing the information data in accordance with a predetermined file system to a recording medium having a plurality of blocks including an alternative block for a detect block. The data recorded in the recording medium is managed in accordance with the predetermined file system. The recording apparatus sets a threshold based on the size of the file system information, and if the alternative block remaining amount in the recording medium is less than or equal to the threshold, recording of the information data to the recording medium is inhibited.08-04-2011
20120308207REPRODUCING APPARATUS, REPRODUCING METHOD, REPRODUCING PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - For a large capacity recording medium, a user interface having high flexibility and enriched representation is accomplished. A flag that represents whether a play item has a multiple angle structure of which the play item is reproduced with a plurality of angles is described. In addition, a flag that represents whether the beginning of each decode unit is an angle switchable point is described. In a seamless multiple angle structure, the current angle can be switched without need to increase the number of interleave units. In a nonseamless multiple angle structure, with the flag, in a predetermined region on the rear end side of each angle, the current angle is prohibited from being switched. Thus, when a play item exits from the multiple angle, discontinuity in the reproduction can be prevented. In addition, with a flag that represents whether a sub play item should be reproduced not in synchronization with a main path, the sub play item of only audio data can be used as a BGM.12-06-2012
20110150424RECORDING AND PLAYBACK APPARATUS INCLUDING STORAGE UNIT FOR STORING RECORDING PROGRAM IN STOP STATE - At a startup of an audio recording and playback apparatus and after executing a function other than a recording function, a controller reads out a recording program stored in the nonvolatile memory, stores the recording program into the RAM, and puts the audio recording and playback apparatus into a stop state. Further, when a recording key is turned on, the controller executes the recording program stored in the RAM.06-23-2011
20110135273IMAGING APPARATUS - An imaging apparatus includes an image unit, a video recording medium configured to store video data generated by the imaging unit, and a controller configured to control recording of the video data in the video recording medium. The video recording medium includes a first recording medium having a data area in which data can be recorded, and at least one second recording medium having first and second data areas in which data can be recorded. The second data area can be written data at a higher speed than a speed for writing data in the first data area. The controller records video data and management data for managing the video data in the first recording medium, using whole data area of the first recording medium. The controller records video data in the second recording medium, using only the second data area of the second recording medium.06-09-2011
20110305434VIDEO APPARATUS, AND DISTRIBUTED PROCESS SYSTEM - A video apparatus according to the present invention includes: an information process portion that records or plays play information which includes video or audio, a communication portion that connects to a communication network to perform communication, and a control portion that executes a control program. Besides, the video apparatus allows a change of the control program in a case where a predetermined condition is met. Besides, the video apparatus includes a communication control portion that controls the communication portion to perform communication with a predetermined information process apparatus which is connected to the communication network. Besides, the video apparatus include a calculation portion that receives calculation data necessary to perform a calculation process from the information process apparatus; performs calculation that uses the calculation data; and transmits calculation result data which indicate a result of the calculation to the information process apparatus.12-15-2011
20110305433Systems and Methods for Automatically Selecting Video Templates and Audio Files and Automatically Generating Customized Videos - Systems and methods for automatically selecting video templates and audio files based upon the analysis of static or dynamic data stored in a database using predetermined criteria and automatically generating customized videos via integration of data from one or more databases. A specific video template is assigned to each current topic. Each variable required to customize the video template is associated with customizable data such as text, image, audio, and video data. The customizable data is presented to the viewer while the video template is played, thereby presenting a customized video to the viewer. The video templates may be theme and/or story based. Each video template may be identified by a multi-digit Video ID. One or more digits of the Video ID may be used to select one or more customizable data for presentation during playing of the video template in accordance with the variables contained in the video template.12-15-2011
20120099840TERMINAL DEVICE, SERVER DEVICE AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD THEREFOR - The terminal device is configured to be able to reproduce and record contents, and performs reproduction and recording of an optical disc of high recording density, such as a BD. The offer information receiving unit receives the offer information, indicating a condition for performing the managed copy defined by the AACS, from the managed copy server. The offer information transmitting unit transmits the offer information to the server device in order to register the offer information with the server device. By this, the offer information of plural contents can be managed by the server device, and plural users can appropriately share the offer information. Therefore, it becomes possible to know the offer information of a disc, in advance, without actually buying the disc.04-26-2012
20110064383METHOD AND SYSTEM OF CIRCUMVENTING CONTENT FILTERS - A method, computer program, and system for enabling remanence-based advertisement that is not likely to be blocked by adblockers. A method of converting a master image, such as an advertisement or a logo, into a master video, according to an embodiment, includes: dividing the master image into a plurality of sub-images; generating a plurality of video frames defining a master video, the video frames having dimensions of the master image; and inserting the plurality of sub-images into the plurality of video frames, such that a playing of the master video defined by the video frames visually renders the master image.03-17-2011
20120002949REPRODUCER, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT, REPRODUCTION METHOD, APPLICATION PROGRAM, RECORDING MEDIUM, RECORDER, AND RECORDING METHOD - Provided is a playback device which is capable of correctly determining a construction status of a virtual package. An access is attempted to a state signaling file recorded in a local storage using a fixed address on a virtual file system assigned by merge management information (step S01-05-2012
20120002948PROPAGATING METADATA ASSOCIATED WITH DIGITAL VIDEO - Some embodiments provide a method for processing metadata associated with digital video in a multi-state video computer readable medium. The method specifies a set of rules for propagating the metadata between different states in the video computer readable medium. It then propagates the metadata between the states based on the specified set of rules.01-05-2012
20120002947APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR RECORDING AND PLAYING A MEDIA FILE, AND A RECORDING MEDIUM THEREFOR - A method and recording apparatus for recording a media file onto a computer-readable recording medium. The apparatus includes a generator for generating a box including media data of a first content, a box including metadata information for playing the media data of the first content, a box including media data of a second content, and a box including metadata information for playing the media data of the second content, and a storage for storing the generated boxes. The box including the media data of the second content and the box including the metadata information for playing the media data of the second content each includes identification information for the second content.01-05-2012
20110097057DATA RECORDING METHOD, DATA RECORDING APPARATUS AND DATA RECORDING MEDIUM - In a data recording method, a data recording apparatus and a data recoding medium, for downloading plural numbers of contents, thereby to record them, additionally, onto a same recording medium, while maintaining the compatibility of reproduction with using an existing player, a maximum file number, which is already recoded on the recording medium, is noticed to a server, and thereby additional contents is downloaded after changing management information in such that the file numbers do not duplicate with each other.04-28-2011
20110064384REPRODUCTION CONTROL APPARATUS, REPRODUCTION CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM - A computer-implemented method for slow-motion reproduction of video data including a plurality of frames stored on a storage device. The method includes receiving a frame from the plurality of frames stored on the storage device. The method further includes extracting at least one feature from the received frame. Additionally, the method includes comparing the at least one extracted feature with a plurality of pre-determined features. The method also includes reproducing the received frame at a slow-motion reproduction rate upon determination that the at least one extracted feature corresponds to at least one pre-determined feature from the plurality of pre-determined features. Further, the slow-motion reproduction rate is lower than a normal reproduction rate used for viewing the plurality of frames during normal playback.03-17-2011
20120008921INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus includes a data processing unit which executes control of a copy process in which data recorded on a first medium is recorded on a second medium, and a data conversion unit which executes data conversion in the copy process, the data processing unit determines whether or not data to be copied recorded on the first medium is multi-angle content for which an angle change process is permitted, and when the data to be copied is determined to be multi-angle content, angle change point information is acquired and provided to the data conversion unit, and the data conversion unit creates converted data for which decoding is possible without referring to at least a preceding picture when the picture on an angle change point location is reproduced as a reproduction start point.01-12-2012
20120008919DATA RECORDING METHOD, DATA RECORDER, AND DATA RECORDING MEDIUM - Multiple contents are downloaded and additionally recorded oo.nto one recording medium while maintaining play compatibility with existing players. Unused numbers other than file numbers already recorded on a recording medium are notified to a server, and after changing management information to avoid number duplication, additional contents are downloaded.01-12-2012
20120008918System and method for multiple rights based video - There is provided a system and method for multiple rights based video. Source video assets may be analyzed to identify segments associated with a restricted scope of rights, and replacement assets associated with rights of different restrictions may be provided. When a request is received to serve a particular source video asset, a correspondingly customized video asset may be constructed by analyzing the rights available to the target of the request and the associated rights of the available replacement assets. Multiple parameters may be utilized in such analysis, and may include criteria such as territorial region, audience age, paid subscription level, and intended distribution channel. Since video can be optimized for different targets largely automatically, wider distribution of content may be possible under stricter budget and schedule constraints. Potential benefits may include increased revenue streams, market penetration, and brand recognition.01-12-2012
20120008920RECORDING APPARATUS, RECORDING METHOD, REPRODUCING APPARATUS, REPRODUCING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING/PRODUCING APPARATUS - A recording apparatus includes: a parallax detecting unit detecting a parallax between L and R images included in 3D contents to be recorded; and a recording control unit recording both of the L and R images at a first section at which the parallax between the L and R images is greater than a threshold value and recording one of the L and R images at a second section at which the parallax between the L and R images is less than the threshold value.01-12-2012
20120014669METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECORDING MANUFACTURER INFORMATION ON A RECORDING MEDIUM AND FOR DETERMINING WHETHER THE MANUFACTURER INFORMATION IS EFFECTIVE - A recording medium and a recording apparatus for storing manufacturer information for supporting specific functions for each manufacturer and a method therefor. A reproducing apparatus for reproducing manufacturer information for supporting specific functions and a method therefor is also provided. If a recording apparatus modifies the contents of the recording medium, then it should record its manufacturer's identification code. A recording apparatus/reproducing apparatus should check the identification code on the recording medium before using its own manufacture information item for some specific function. Also, it is possible to reduce the time required to determine whether the manufacturer information items are effective.01-19-2012
20120014667RECORDING MEDIUM FOR STORING INFORMATION FOR STILL PICTURE, RECORDING AND/OR REPRODUCING METHOD AND APPARATUS THEREFOR - A recordable and/or rewriteable recording medium for storing still picture data, and recording and/or reproducing method and apparatus therefor. The recording medium stores still picture group information for grouping a plurality of still pictures in order to manage the still picture at a group level, and stores audio group information for grouping additional audio data added to the still picture data after the still picture data are recorded. Therefore, large-capacity still picture data and additional audio data added thereto can be recorded using a minimum amount of management information. Further, during reproduction, data can be displayed and edited in units of the respective still pictures. Also, it is possible to cope with after-recording of the audio data.01-19-2012
20120014666RECORDING MEDIUM FOR STORING INFORMATION FOR STILL PICTURE, RECORDING AND/OR REPRODUCING METHOD AND APPARATUS THEREFOR - A recordable and/or rewriteable recording medium for storing still picture data, and recording and/or reproducing method and apparatus therefor. The recording medium stores still picture group information for grouping a plurality of still pictures in order to manage the still picture at a group level, and stores audio group information for grouping additional audio data added to the still picture data after the still picture data are recorded. Therefore, large-capacity still picture data and additional audio data added thereto can be recorded using a minimum amount of management information. Further, during reproduction, data can be displayed and edited in units of the respective still pictures. Also, it is possible to cope with after-recording of the audio data.01-19-2012
20120014664RECORDING CONTROL APPARATUS AND RECORDING CONTROL METHOD - According to one embodiment, a recording control apparatus includes a setup module and a controller. The setup module is configured to set, in accordance with designation of a device, an adaptive data format which is adaptive to the device. The controller is configured to execute control to record input data by the adaptive data format.01-19-2012
20120014668RECORDING MEDIUM FOR STORING INFORMATION FOR STILL PICTURE, RECORDING AND/OR REPRODUCING METHOD AND APPARATUS THEREFOR - A recordable and/or rewriteable recording medium for storing still picture data, and recording and/or reproducing method and apparatus therefor. The recording medium stores still picture group information for grouping a plurality of still pictures in order to manage the still picture at a group level, and stores audio group information for grouping additional audio data added to the still picture data after the still picture data are recorded. Therefore, large-capacity still picture data and additional audio data added thereto can be recorded using a minimum amount of management information. Further, during reproduction, data can be displayed and edited in units of the respective still pictures. Also, it is possible to cope with after-recording of the audio data.01-19-2012
20120014670METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECORDING MANUFACTURER INFORMATION ON A RECORDING MEDIUM AND FOR DETERMINING WHETHER THE MANUFACTURER INFORMATION IS EFFECTIVE - A recording medium and a recording apparatus for storing manufacturer information for supporting specific functions for each manufacturer and a method therefor. A reproducing apparatus for reproducing manufacturer information for supporting specific functions and a method therefor is also provided. If a recording apparatus modifies the contents of the recording medium, then it should record its manufacturer's identification code. A recording apparatus/reproducing apparatus should check the identification code on the recording medium before using its own manufacture information item for some specific function. Also, it is possible to reduce the time required to determine whether the manufacturer information items are effective.01-19-2012
20120057849VIDEO INFORMATION PLAYBACK METHOD AND VIDEO INFORMATION PLAYBACK APPARATUS - A video information playback method of playing back a recording medium on which a virtual-machine-using content whose video playback can be controlled by a program running in a virtual machine is recorded, including: performing simple resume playback for restarting playback of a main-program video of the virtual-machine-using content without activating the program, when the playback of the main-program video is interrupted and then a playback restart instruction is given; and skipping playback of predetermined video which is to be played back until a menu screen is displayed, when the simple resume playback of the main-program video is finished and then playback from an initial state is performed with activating the program.03-08-2012
20120020646INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - A data recording/playback configuration whereby data compatible with a standard such as the BD standard, AVCHD standard, or the like, and data incompatible with a standard are usable is realized. In the event that recorded data is data compatible with a standard such as the BD standard, AVCHD standard, or the like at the time of data recording processing as to a medium, the management information of the data is recorded in a first management information file only for data compatible with a standard, and in the event that the recorded data is data incompatible with a standard, the management information of the data is recorded in a second management information file. Also, management information updating processing for recording all of management information recorded in the first management information file in the second management information file is performed. An existing device which executes only processing as to data compatible with a standard performs processing by applying first management information, and a new-type device which can perform processing as to data incompatible with a standard can play all of data by processing to which second management information has been applied.01-26-2012
20120020645INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - A data recording/playback configuration whereby data compatible with a standard such as the BD standard, AVCHD standard, or the like, and data incompatible with a standard are usable together is realized. In the event that recorded data is data compatible with a standard such as the BD standard, AVCHD standard, or the like at the time of data recording processing as to a medium, the management information of the recorded data is recorded in a management information file only for data compatible with a standard, and in the event that the recorded data is data incompatible with a standard, a URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) that is file identification information to be applied to playback of recorded data is recorded in a file list. Playback processing is performed by using the management information file only for data compatible with a standard at the time of playback of data compatible with a standard, and by applying the file list at the time of playback of data incompatible with a standard.01-26-2012
20120063744SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECORDING RELATED PROGRAMS COMPRISING MEDIA CONTENT RELATED DATA - A system a method and a module for recording programs comprising media content data, transmitted by a media content provider via communication channels, where each program is associated with metadata containing details relating to the program. The method comprises: identifying related programs; online recording of programs of at least one predefined communication channel, that were identified as related programs, according to predefined recording rules, using a recording device and enabling at least one viewer to select and view recorded programs, using a video-audio display unit. The identification of related programs is carried out by analyzing the metadata associated with each transmitted program identifying at least one relation of at least one relation type between at least some of the programs. The identified related programs are associated with programs groups, each group representing the relation relating all programs in the group and the relation type associated therewith.03-15-2012
20120063743SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REMOTE PRESENTATION PROVISION - A method of receiving and playing a composite video, wherein the composite video includes at least a video asset and a non-video asset in separate files. The method comprising: receiving the non-video asset; receiving at least a portion of the video asset; buffering the at least a portion of the video asset in a buffer; delaying playback of the composite video until (a) the non-video asset is downloaded and (b) the at least a portion of the video asset received is sufficient under existing conditions that the video asset can be played in real time without emptying the buffer before the end of the video asset; and playing, after the delaying, the composite video.03-15-2012
20120251075DIGITAL RECORDING/REPRODUCING DEVICE, COMPUTER PROGRAM, AND SERVER - The invention provides a control program of the digital recording/reproducing device which comprises: a plurality of tuners which can receive a plurality of television signals; a converter by which the tuners convert a television signal into a digital signal; a recording means for recording program data converted by the converter; a receiving means for receiving an operation signal relating to reproducing the program data recorded in the recording means: a time index receiving procedure for receiving a time index having an identifier; a time index recording procedure for recording a received time index on the recording means; a signal receiving procedure for receiving an operation signal from a remote controller; and a controlling procedure for detecting an identifier of the time index relating to the program data corresponding to the operation signal received by the signal receiving procedure.10-04-2012
20120106929PLAYBACK DEVICE, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT, RECORDING MEDIUM - Playback device for playing back graphics stream according to stream selection table recorded on recording medium. Stream number register stores, as current stream number, one of a plurality of stream numbers written in the stream selection table. Capability register indicates capability to play back graphics. Procedure means determines playback type of graphics corresponding to the current stream number, based on the playback capability indicated by the capability register. Playback of graphics streams falls into two types: first playback type in which a monoscopic graphics stream is used; and second playback type in which a pair of left-eye graphics stream and right-eye graphics stream is used to perform a stereoscopic playback. The capability register indicates whether capability to perform the stereoscopic playback using the pair of left-eye and right-eye graphics streams is present in graphics decoder.05-03-2012
20120106928APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TESTING SIGNAL CHANNELS OF DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER - A channel test unit of a digital video recorder (DVR) includes a command generation module generating a selection signal to a controller. The controller outputs control signals to a multiplexer to select an output terminal of the multiplexer to switch to a signal channel. A signal generation module obtains a format voice data and converts to an analog voice signal and sends to the multiplexer. The multiplexer sends the analog voice signal to the selected signal channel after the signal channel is selected. A voice detection module defines an identification (ID) number for each of the signal channels in sequence and detects whether the DVR receives an analog voice signal, and determines whether all of the signal channels have been tested. A display module displays an ID number of the selected signal channel on a display device when the DVR does not receive the analog voice signal.05-03-2012
20110103768INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, SCENE SEARCH METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus includes an obtaining unit, a specifying unit, a search processing unit, and an output unit. The obtaining unit obtains at least one content including a sound. The specifying unit receives a specification for specifying sound information, the sound information being in relation with an icon symbolizing a scene content and expressing the scene content, as a scene search condition. The search processing unit compares the sound information, the specification for specifying the sound information being received as the scene search condition, with the sound included in the at least one content, to thereby search a content including the sound information in the sound. The output unit outputs information on the content searched by the search processing unit.05-05-2011
20110103767TIME DEPENDENT REPLACEMENT OF STORED BROADCAST CONTENT - A method for time dependent replacement of stored broadcast content, wherein such method replaces a time period of broadcast as a function of how many minutes, hours, days, weeks or months have elapsed since the initial broadcast or whether a predetermined date has passed.05-05-2011
20120128329INFORMATION REPRODUCING APPARATUS, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING INFORMATION REPRODUCING APPARATUS, CONTENT RECORDING MEDIUM, CONTROL PROGRAM, COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM STORING CONTROL PROGRAM - The AV data reproducing apparatus includes: (i) a reading section for reading out, from a recording medium, additional function information indicating an additional function correlated with a manipulation input; and (ii) an additional function program executing section for executing the additional function in response to the manipulation input. With this, an operation unique to the content can be carried out by executing the additional function (additional function program) indicated by the additional function information stored in the recording medium together with the AV data. This makes it possible for the AV data reproducing apparatus to carry out an operation other than an operation intrinsically corresponding to a key.05-24-2012
20120128328INFORMATION REPRODUCING APPARATUS, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING INFORMATION REPRODUCING APPARATUS, CONTENT RECORDING MEDIUM, CONTROL PROGRAM, COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM STORING CONTROL PROGRAM - The AV data reproducing apparatus includes: (i) a reading section for reading out, from a recording medium, additional function information indicating an additional function correlated with a manipulation input; and (ii) an additional function program executing section for executing the additional function in response to the manipulation input. With this, an operation unique to the content can be carried out by executing the additional function (additional function program) indicated by the additional function information stored in the recording medium together with the AV data. This makes it possible for the AV data reproducing apparatus to carry out an operation other than an operation intrinsically corresponding to a key.05-24-2012
20120163773CONTENT REPRODUCTION APPARATUS AND POWER CONTROL METHOD - Upon receiving a first instruction by an instruction receiving unit, a power supply control unit causes a first power supply unit to supply power to a first acquisition unit, and controls a second power supply unit so that power is not supplied to a second acquisition unit. A reproduction unit reproduces a first content acquired by the first acquisition unit. When a predetermined condition is met during a reproduction period in which the reproduction unit is reproducing the first content, the power supply control unit causes a second power supply unit to supply power to the second acquisition unit during the reproduction period. When the instruction receiving unit receives a second instruction, the reproduction unit reproduces a second content acquired by the second acquisition unit, and the power supply control unit causes the first power supply unit to stop the supplying of power to the first acquisition unit.06-28-2012
20110182563METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING SUBSIDIARY DATA SYNCHRONOUS TO PRIMARY CONTENT DATA - Primary content data is received from an external source and subsidiary data is obtained which corresponds to the primary content data, wherein the subsidiary data is independent of the primary content data. The subsidiary data is provided synchronous to the primary content data.07-28-2011
20110182562DIGITAL BROADCAST RECEIVING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME - There is provided a digital broadcast receiving apparatus comprising an acceptance unit and a change unit. Subsidiary information includes application control information indicating “finishing” or “not finishing” the execution of a data broadcast application by an execution unit when a program included in broadcast program data in playback by a playback unit has been switched to another program. The acceptance unit is configured to accept a continuation instruction indicating continuing the execution of the data broadcast application by the execution unit even after a program included in the broadcast program data in playback by the playback unit is finished. The change unit is configured to, when the application control information has indicated “finishing” and the acceptance unit has accepted the continuation instruction, change the application control information so as to indicate “not finishing” before the program included in the broadcast program data in playback by the playback unit is finished.07-28-2011
20120213494SCHEDULING THE RECORDING OF A PROGRAM VIA AN ADVERTISEMENT IN THE BROADCAST STREAM - A method for displaying a webpage is described. The method involves receiving a broadcast stream including a program, playing the program in the broadcast stream to a viewer, displaying an icon to the viewer and receiving viewer input in response to display of the icon, pausing the playing of the program in response to receiving the viewer input, displaying a web page to the viewer in response to receiving the viewer input, and resuming the playing of the program.08-23-2012
20120170912DIGITAL VIDEO SYSTEM - The erasion level appending range of a file is instructed. According to this instruction, the erasion level is set. When this setting range does not agree with the cell unit of the current cell, the current cell is divided to set a sequence of divided cells. Playback management information of each of the divided cells and current cell is re-created, and erasion level information is appended to playback management information of the divided cell that belongs to the appending range.07-05-2012
20120170908VIDEO REPRODUCTION APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD THEREOF, AND COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM STORING PROGRAM - The present invention is directed to a technique capable of preventing resources from being wastefully used due to continuous reproduction of video data which cannot be viewed by a user as the video data does not exist in a display range of a window or preventing the user from missing the video data. A CPU of a video transmission apparatus determines whether a reproduction frame of video data during reproduction is within a display range of a window. As a result of the determination, if the reproduction frame is not within the display range, the reproduction of the video data is stopped and a reproduction position is stored.07-05-2012
20120170911PLAY BACK APPARATUS, PLAYBACK METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR PLAYING BACK 3D VIDEO - The playback apparatus realizes stereoscopic viewing by overlaying planar or stereoscopic graphics over stereoscopic video in a way that reduces eye strain using following method in abstract: A graphics plane holds therein data composed of graphics data. A shift engine shifts, in a case when a composition unit composites the graphics data with a left-view video frame, coordinates of each of the pixels is shifted in a first horizontal direction, and in a case when the composition unit composites the graphics data with a right-view video frame, coordinates of each of the pixels is shifted in a second horizontal direction that is opposite to the first direction.07-05-2012
20120213493METHOD FOR MEDIA RELIVING PLAYBACK - A method for viewing a collection of images or videos, includes analyzing the collection to determine properties of the images or videos and using the determined properties to produce icons corresponding to such properties; providing a time-varying display of the images or videos in the collection following an ordering of the images or videos in the collection and at least one of the corresponding icons; receiving a user selection of an icon; changing the time-varying display of the images or videos in the collection following a reordering of the images or videos in the collection in response to the user selection; storing the sequence of the user selections and associated timing in a script in a processor accessible memory; and playing back the viewing of the collection of images or videos using the script.08-23-2012
20120177343RECORDING MEDIUM, PLAYBACK DEVICE, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - A recording medium records a main-view stream, a sub-view stream, and management information. The management information includes a system rate for each stream, and each stream is divided into a plurality of data blocks that form a plurality of extent blocks. In each extent block, main-view data blocks and sub-view data blocks are in a continuous interleaved arrangement. A main-view data block and sub-view data block forming a single pair each have a maximum size that is determined by the following conditions: (i) the system rate of the sub-view stream, (ii) whether the pair is the top pair within the extent block, and (iii) whether a long jump region exists between the recording areas of two extent blocks that are to be read continuously.07-12-2012
20120315016Multi-Purpose Image and Video Capturing Device - A multi-purpose image and video capturing device is disclosed. The device comprises a smart phone and a robotic hand gripping the smart phone. The robotic hand is controlled by the smart phone. The smart phone provides the capability of capturing image and video via its camera. Through the application software running on the smart phone, the smart phone can capture image and video in various ways to accomplish different purposes, for example, document image capturing, security camera, video conferencing, etc.12-13-2012
20120189280EXTENSIBLE DISC PLAYER - The present invention provides an extensible disc player that is upgradeable to play new content types. The player's capability can be extended by downloading an appropriate decoder from a web server via the Internet. In this way, the player can play back contents that it does not originally support. If the content type is unknown, the player will check whether the disc contains a URL for linking to a web site containing an appropriate decoder. If the disc contains the URL, the player will access the web site to download the appropriate decoder. In a similar manner, the capability of a recorder can also be expanded by downloading appropriate encoders from the Internet.07-26-2012
20120082434Systems and Methods for Settings Management Across Multiple Titles - Systems and associated methods for managing application settings across titles are described. A settings management application allows for setting, saving and accessing preferences for one or more applications. Users can manage their application settings as desired and once saved, these application settings can be accessed repeatedly, even upon loading of a new title/disc into the media player.04-05-2012
20110002661INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002660INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002659INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002657INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002656INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002655INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002654INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002653INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002651INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002650INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002649INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002646INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002645INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002644INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002642INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002641INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002639INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002637INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002636INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002634INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002633INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002632INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002631INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002630INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002629INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002628INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002626INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002625INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002618INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002624INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002623INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA21 in FIG. 01-06-2011
20110002622INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002620INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002619INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002617INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002616INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002615INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002613INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002611INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002610INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002609INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002608INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002607INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002605INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002604INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002603INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002602INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002601INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002600INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002599INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002598INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002597INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002596INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20110002595INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING/PLAYBACK SYSTEM - There are provided an information storage medium capable of real-time recording/playback of digital moving picture information, and a digital information recording/playback system using this medium. In a medium that records/plays back data including video data and control information, the control information (DA01-06-2011
20120269494AUGMENTED REALITY FOR LIVE EVENTS - Arrangements for using augmented reality in conjunction with a live event are presented. A data stream corresponding to a live event may be received. The data stream may comprise live video, wherein the live video comprises a live object. Input from a user may be received, wherein the input affects behavior of a virtual object. The live event augmented by the virtual object may be presented. The behavior of the live object of the live event may affect the behavior of the virtual object.10-25-2012
20120269495INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM - According to one embodiment, a playback method includes decoding data compressed and encoded, by using a first decoder, thereby generating a first image frame, issuing a command for switching non-execution to execution, instructing a second decoder to decode the data, starting with a picture from which is generated an image frame independent of any other image frame of the data, when the command issued, decoding the data by using the second decoder, thereby generating a second image frame, inferring depth values for pixels contained in the second image frame, thereby generating a depth map, and generating left-eye and right-eye image data based on the depth map and the first image frame.10-25-2012
20120321283MULTI DIRECTIONAL MOVEMENT - A system for preparing data and video sequences to enable a viewer to scroll content in a plurality of directions including a first and second direction, the content including at least one element in motion, the system including a video sequence preparation module to prepare the video sequences including a first and second video sequence, each video sequence including still images, each still image including at least part of the content, at least some of the still images including the at least one element, the video sequences being prepared such that playing the first and second video sequence effects scrolling the content in the first and second direction, respectively, and a switchover determination module to prepare the data including corresponding switchover points in the video sequences for switching between the video sequences and therefore for switching the direction of scrolling by the viewer. Related apparatus and methods are also described.12-20-2012
20110235996PLAYBACK APPARATUS AND PLAYBACK METHOD - A playback apparatus and a playback method are provided that are capable of playing back video from an appropriate viewpoint upon the resumption of the playback of plural viewpoint video content or arbitrary viewpoint video content after the playback thereof is stopped. The record/playback apparatus 09-29-2011
20120328264CONTENT DATA RECORDING/REPRODUCING DEVICE, INFORMATION COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, CONTENTS LIST GENERATION METHOD AND PROGRAM - The present invention provides a content data recording/reproducing device, comprising a communication unit that engages in communication with an external device, a storage unit that stores content data and additional data related to the content data, a content data extraction unit that selectively extracts the content data from the storage unit based upon condition data received at the communication unit from the external device and the additional data stored in the storage unit and a contents list generation unit that generates a contents list based upon the condition data and additional data corresponding to the content data extracted by the content data extraction unit.12-27-2012
20120288257IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - Provided is a configuration to make it possible to obtain information required for a data process on stored data of an MP11-15-2012
20130011122METHODS AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR SUBCONTENT TAGGING AND PLAYBACK - A method for tagging subcontent includes creating a first begin tag for a program to be delivered over a network, wherein the first begin tag defines a beginning of a first video segment of the program. A first video frame is identified for the first video segment, the first video frame representing content of the first video segment, A second begin tag is created for the program, the second begin tag defines a beginning of a second video segment of the program. A second video frame is identified for the second video segment, the second video frame representing content of the second video segment. The first begin tag is distinct from the second begin tag, the first video frame is distinct from the second video frame, and the first video segment is distinct from the second video segment.01-10-2013
20130016955Synchronized Viewing of Media ContentAANM Pejaver; RajaramAACI YardleyAAST PAAACO USAAGP Pejaver; Rajaram Yardley PA US - Aspects of the disclosure relate to enabling a group of users, each at a different location, to view and control synchronized streamed media content. Users may execute trick play commands plays such as pause, rewind, and fast forward so that all users see the same media content including trick play actions. The media content may originate from streaming content servers or from network-DVR servers.01-17-2013
20130016957INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAMAANM Hamada; ToshiyaAACI SaitamaAACO JPAAGP Hamada; Toshiya Saitama JP - A data recording and reproducing configuration capable of determining whether or not a three-dimensional image is included in data recorded in a recording medium and determining a coding state and the like in units of fine data is realized. In performing data recording processing on the recording medium, three-dimensional image information as image attribute information in units of data, which is obtained by further dividing management target data in a clip information file, is recorded in the clip information file which stores management information of a stream file storing image data. Specifically, the three-dimensional image information is recorded as unique information in units of program sequences set in the clip information file. With such a configuration, a reproduction apparatus can detect presence and a coding state of the three-dimensional image in data division units without performing analysis on reproduction target data.01-17-2013
20130016956IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOFAANM CHOI; Byoung-jinAACI Suwon-siAACO KRAAGP CHOI; Byoung-jin Suwon-si KR - An image processing apparatus and control method are provided. The image processing apparatus includes an image processor which processes a first stream and a second stream different in an attribute from each other for displaying an image; and a controller which controls the image processor to convert the first stream so that the attribute of the first stream matches the attribute of the second stream, and output the image to be displayed based on the converted first stream and the second stream.01-17-2013
20110158607METHOD AND DEVICE FOR RECEPTION OF VIDEO CONTENTS AND SERVICES BROADCAST WITH PRIOR TRANSMISSION OF DATA - The invention relates to a method for reception of video contents and services streamed or broadcast by a television operator towards a multitude of reception devices, the encoded video contents and services being split into a first data stream and a second data stream, comprising a step for receiving the first data stream streamed or broadcast in a first transport session, a step for receiving the second data stream transmitted in a second transport session, the second data stream being transmitted prior to the first data stream and the second data stream not being able to be decoded without the first data stream, a step for recording the second data stream in a storage means of the device, a step for continuously synchronizing the second data stream with the first data stream into a stream being sent to the decoding means.06-30-2011
20110158606Storage Device and Method for Resuming Playback of Content - A storage device and method for resuming playback of content are provided. In one embodiment, a storage device comprises a memory operative to store a plurality of versions of content. The storage device receives a request for one of the versions of the content from a host, provides the requested version of the content to the host, and provides bookmark information from which the host can determine a location where to resume playback of the content, wherein the bookmark information indicates where playback ended for a different version of the content.06-30-2011
20130177297Open API Digital Video Recorder and Method of Making and Using Same - A digital video recorder is disclosed. The digital video recorder includes at least one memory device, a plurality of communication access points for receiving at least one program play, an open application programming interface associated with the at least one memory device, and at least one correlation engine in communication with the open application programming interface. The plurality of applications correspondent to the open application programming interface allow a user to manipulate metadata associated with ones of the programs plays and the metadata relates to interframe interactivity with detailed aspects of the ones of the program plays. The at least one correlation engine provides for correlation among at least for the interframes of the program play to ones of the interframes of other ones of the program plays, and among the interframe interactivity to the interframes of the program play to interframe interactivity with the other ones of the interframes of the other ones of the program plays.07-11-2013
20110262108INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM, INFORMATION RECORDING METHOD, INFORMATION PLAYBACK METHOD, INFORMATION RECORDING APPARATUS, AND INFORMATION PLAYBACK APPARATUS - Various kinds of digital broadcast recording and playback are supported even when PSI (Program Specific Information) or SI (Service Information) is unknown. A management area of an information storage medium used in digital broadcast recording has management information for each broadcast station, and also management information of a type that does not specify any broadcast station. The management information of the type that does not specify any broadcast station includes information indicating invalidity of information (PSI, SI) associated with broadcast contents.10-27-2011
20110262107INFORMATION PROVIDING SYSTEM, REPRODUCTION DEVICE AND METHOD, INFORMATION PROVIDING DEVICE AND METHOD, RECORDING MEDIUM, AND PROGRAM - This invention relates to an information providing system, a reproducing apparatus, a reproducing method, an information providing apparatus, an information providing method, a recording medium, and a program. If an instruction is given to download a Japanese language audio file, update files corresponding to the content recorded on an optical disc 10-27-2011
20110274409ADVERTISEMENT SCHEME FOR USE WITH INTERACTIVE CONTENT - A method for use in advertising includes initiating playing of interactive content, suspending playing of the interactive content, displaying an advertisement, and resuming playing of the interactive content. A computer program product includes a medium embodying a computer program for causing a computer to perform these operations, and a system for use in advertising includes a display and a processing system configured to perform these operations.11-10-2011
20110274408RECORDING MEDIUM REPRODUCING APPARATUS AND METHOD - The present invention relates to a reproducing apparatus and a reproducing method. A code number is inputted. First control information is reproduced in an info file for controlling reproduction of all of a plurality of playlists recorded on a recording medium. Second control information is reproduced in a playlist for controlling reproduction of the playlist. The reproduction of data is permitted, even when the first control information and the second control information are both active, if the inputted code number is consistent with a personal identification number (PIN) which is recorded in the info file, without requiring another input of the code number. Display of information in a playlist is controlled and the display of the information in the playlist is prohibited when the first control information or the second control information is active.11-10-2011
20130136420STEREOSCOPIC MENU CONTROL - A method and an apparatus for controlling the appearance of a stereoscopic menu during playback of video data are described. The stereoscopic menu comprises at least one graphical elements, which is arranged at a depth When a user input to reduce or increase a depth of the stereoscopic menu is received (05-30-2013
20130209066SOCIAL NETWORK-DRIVEN MEDIA PLAYER SYSTEM AND METHOD - A media player enables users to playback content, including movies, television programs, and the like. The media player includes the ability to vary playback so as to insert, delete, reorder, or otherwise modify the presentation of the content. Such variation is defined by a playback control record. A social network-driven media system enables users to browse, search, and retrieve playback control records.08-15-2013
20130101271VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD - A video processing apparatus is disclosed. An acquisition part acquires category information of video data of a process target. A storage part stores each set of category information by associating extraction information indicating a location in a portion of the video data. A creation part specifies a location used for thumbnail data from the video data of the process target based on the extraction information, which is stored in the storage part and corresponds to the category information acquired by the acquisition part.04-25-2013
20100278514INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - A configuration is provided which realizes efficiency of playback and editing of recorded data in an information recording medium. Recording is performed of GOP attributes, as mark management information corresponding to a PLM (=EM) mark serving as playback start point information stipulated in the AVCD format, indicating whether or not a GOP including the mark is a GOP needing decoding information of another GOP at the time of decoding processing of the GOP, and playback and editing are performed referencing these information, thereby preventing decoding unnecessary in playback processing, and enabling editing without leaving data unnecessary in editing processing.11-04-2010
20120275766Methods and Apparatus for Sending Content between Client Devices - Sending content between client devices connected to a computer network is described. According to one described aspect, a server maintains a database correlating unique identifiers for client devices to their network address information. A first client device may query the server for network address information of a second client device by sending the unique identifier to the server. The server returns the network address of the second client device, which is used to send a message directly from the first client device to the second client device, indicating the availability of content. Also, the message is preferably formatted such that it automatically populates a content guide of the second client device, with an entry used to initiate a transmission of the content from the first client device to the second client device.11-01-2012
20100316354Preference setting in a computer system - A profile of likelihoods of actions that will occur on a computer is stored. The computer may be likely to be off between time periods, e.g., between midnight and 7 am. Some action is taken relative to the actions that are likely to occur, before those actions actually happen.12-16-2010
20130156402RECORDING APPARATUS - A recording apparatus for recording a moving image file including a first area to store moving image data and a second area to store meta data constructed by one or more tracks into a recording medium generates a first track, stores first position information into the first track and stores the first track into the second area to be recorded into the recording medium, generates a second track when a size of moving image file reaches a threshold value, generates second position information which can represent a larger value than the first position information, stores the second position information into the second track, stores the first and second tracks into the second area to be recorded into the recording medium.06-20-2013
20130156403RECORDING APPARATUS - A recording apparatus having a recording unit for recording a moving image file including a first area to store moving image data and a second area to store meta data into a recording medium generates first position information regarding a position of the moving image data in the first area and second position information which can represent a larger value than the first position information with respect to the position of the moving image data in the first area, stores both of the generated first and second position information into the second area, and records them as a moving image file into the recording medium.06-20-2013
20110293245REPRODUCTION APPARATUS - A reproduction apparatus includes a reproduction unit configured to reproduce a moving image signal from a recording medium, a reception unit configured to receive an instruction for switching between a normal reproduction mode and a highlight reproduction mode for reproducing a plurality of highlight reproduction periods in the moving image signal recorded in the recording medium, and a control unit configured to determine a reproduction start position of the moving image signal in response to the reception of the instruction for switching to the normal reproduction mode during reproduction of the moving image signal in the highlight reproduction mode, and control the reproduction unit to reproduce the moving image signal in the normal reproduction mode from the determined reproduction start position. The control unit determines a head position for the highlight reproduction period which includes a reproduction position of the moving image signal when the switching to the normal reproduction mode is instructed, as the reproduction start position.12-01-2011
20110293244IMAGING DEVICE - An imaging device includes a storage unit that sequentially stores a plurality of frame images based on an imaging signal from an imaging sensor that images light from a subject, a moving image data generation unit that generates slow motion moving image data that is to be played at a second frame rate lower than a first frame rate that represents the number of frame images stored per unit time in the storage unit, based on the plurality of frame images stored in the storage unit during a predetermined time period, a still image data generation unit that generates at least one piece of still image data based on at least one frame image of the plurality of frame images stored in the storage unit during the predetermined time period, and a record control unit that associates the slow motion moving image data generated by the moving image data generation unit and the still image data generated by the still image data generation unit and records the slow motion moving image data and the still image data in a recording medium.12-01-2011
20110311200INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus includes a content management unit which manages a plurality of content pieces stored in a recording medium in any of a plurality of recording formats, and a control unit that controls to change a recording format of each content piece to be managed so that each content piece is managed in a recording format other than a recording format that manages each content piece stored in the recording medium when a specific operation is performed or when a given condition is satisfied.12-22-2011
20130188929INFORMATION RECORDING APPARATUS AND METHOD - An information recording apparatus is provided with a storing device for storing one or a plurality of content data and records at least one portion of the one or plurality of content data onto a recording medium having a recordable recording layer. The information recording apparatus is provided with: a management data generating device for generating management data with reference to an application program corresponding to the at least one portion of the content data when the at least one portion of the content data is recorded onto the recording medium, the management data including information indicating the application program as specific information, the management data being data for managing reproduction of the at least one portion of the content data; and a recording device for recording the at least one portion of the content data, the application program, and the generated management data onto the recording medium.07-25-2013
20130188926NETWORK STORAGE DEVICE AND METHOD - A network device can manage the storing of content. In one aspect, the content may be managed to prevent the storing of multiple versions of the same content. A deduplication process may be performed by comparing digests generated at user devices. Based on the comparison of the digests, the network device can efficiently and effectively manage the retrieving and storing of content.07-25-2013
20130188927Methods And Systems For Identifying And Accessing Multimedia Content - Methods, systems, and subsystems for identifying and accessing multimedia content are provided. One system is specifically provided for automatically selecting a content source for accessing a movie that is accessible from multiple content sources. Account log-in information for at least one of the content sources, cost preferences, and quality preferences are stored in computer memory. A processor is in data communication with the account log-in information and the stored cost and quality preferences. Programming causes the processor to automatically select between the content sources through which the movie is accessible; the automatic selection is restricted to: (a) content sources for which the account log-in information is stored, and (b) content sources for which no account log-in information is necessary. The automatic selection is based on a comparison of the stored cost and quality preferences to actual cost and quality information associated with the content sources.07-25-2013
20130188928RECORDING MEDIUM, PLAYBACK DEVICE, RECORDING DEVICE, PLAYBACK METHOD AND RECORDING METHOD FOR RECORDING PROGRESSIVE PICTURES AT HIGH FRAME RATE - A recording medium on which video streams, control programs and index table are recorded. The video streams include video stream composed of progressive pictures and video stream composed of interlace pictures. The video stream composed of the progressive pictures has a mandatory rate or an optional rate. The index table indicates correspondence between titles and control programs. A control program corresponding to first play title and top menu title excludes a playback path, which specifies a playback of the progressive pictures in the video stream at the optional rate, from a playback target and instructs to perform a playback in accordance with another playback path.07-25-2013
20120027383ONE-TOUCH RECORDING OF A PROGRAM BEING ADVERTISED - A closed caption tagging system provides a mechanism for inserting tags into an audio or video television broadcast stream prior to or at the time of transmission. The receiver receives the broadcast stream and detects and processes the tags within the broadcast stream which is stored on a storage device that resides on the receiver. The tags contain command and control information that the receiver translates and acts upon. A one-touch recording option is provided. An icon is displayed to the viewer telling the viewer that an advertised program is available for recording at a future time. The viewer presses a single button on an input device causing the receiver to schedule the program for recording.02-02-2012
20130195427METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DEVELOPING AND UTILIZING MULTI-TRACK VIDEO FILES - Various methods for developing and utilizing multi-track video files are provided. One example method includes receiving a multi-track video file, determining at least one rule parameter, and determining a target track and an associated target video segment by applying the at least one rule parameter to the one or more rule definitions. The example method may further include causing playback of the target video segment. Similar and related example methods and example apparatuses are also provided.08-01-2013
20120033945INFORMATION PLAYBACK APPARATUS, INFORMATION PLAYBACK METHOD, PROGRAM, INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND SEMICONDUCTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - A playback apparatus for playing back video data includes a read section and a control section, a first content includes first information and the first video data, a second content includes second information and second video data recorded in a different format from a format of the first video data, the first information is a part of management information for third video data recorded in a different format from the format of the first video data, the second information is a part of management information for the second video data, the read section reads out the first information and the second information from the first content and the second content, respectively, and outputs the first information and the second information to the control section, and when the first information and the second information match, the control section plays back the first video data.02-09-2012
20130209065Video/Audio Switching in a Computing Device - Video/audio switching techniques for control of an application running on a computing device. In accordance with an example technique, video and associated audio signals provided from a source for playback at the computing device are processed. It is detected that the application has been placed into the background or a suspend state and the processing of the video signals is terminated without affecting processing of the audio signals.08-15-2013

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