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1. (WO2013161563) INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND METHOD, PROGRAM, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/161563    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2013/060800
Publication Date: Fri Nov 01 00:59:59 CET 2013 International Filing Date: Thu Apr 11 01:59:59 CEST 2013
IPC: H04N 7/173
Applicants: SONY CORPORATION
ソニー株式会社
Inventors: YAMADA Tsukuru
山田 作
YAMAGIWA Masatoshi
山際 正俊
NAKAMURA Yoshitaka
中村 嘉隆
RYOU Hakuhei
廖 柏平
KAWACHINO Akihiro
川内野 明洋
GOKAICHI Takehisa
五ヶ市 壮央
UCHIDA Koichi
内田 功一
Title: INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND METHOD, PROGRAM, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM
Abstract:
This technique relates to an information processing device and method, a program, and an information processing system, whereby a server load is reduced, and a client terminal that is acquiring an image or that does not have a license for a format used in an image can reproduce the image. An actual-image memory unit (144) stores a first image, which is an image in a format for which license information is necessary at the time of reproduction thereof, and that is reproduced by a client terminal after being acquired. A conversion unit (142) converts the first image to a second image, which is an image having the same content as the first image, but that is in a format for which license information is not necessary at the time of reproduction thereof. A distribution unit distributes the second image to the client terminal during acquisition of the first image, and causes the second image to be reproduced. This technique can be applied to information processing devices used in an image sharing service.