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1. (WO2001035410) EDITING AND SHARING SYSTEM FOR REWRITABLE DISK MEDIA

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/035410    International Application No.:    PCT/US2000/030725
Publication Date: Fri May 18 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Sat Nov 11 00:59:59 CET 2000
IPC: G06T 9/00
G11B 19/02
G11B 27/00
G11B 27/034
G11B 27/036
G11B 27/10
G11B 27/11
G11B 27/26
G11B 27/30
G11B 27/32
G11B 27/34
G11B 27/36
H04N 5/781
H04N 5/783
H04N 5/85
H04N 9/804
H04N 9/806
H04N 9/82
Applicants: THOMSON LICENSING S.A.
FITZPATRICK, John, James
Inventors: FITZPATRICK, John, James
Title: EDITING AND SHARING SYSTEM FOR REWRITABLE DISK MEDIA
Abstract:
A system and a method for presenting a program included in digital video data in accordance with edit information associated with the program. The edit information is stored in a publicly accessible storage medium, such as a server connected to the internet, or a medium coupled to a private network including a digital home network. The edit information, comprising edit point files, can be created and edited by various entities including individual consumers or ratings groups, and uploaded to the publicly accessible storage medium or the medium coupled to a private network, and then downloaded as desired. Such an arrangement allows a user to share edit information with others connected to the network as well as view programs in accordance with previously created edit information.