Content providing server, information processing device and method, and computer program

  • US 20060212531A1
  • Filed: 04/05/2004
  • Published: 09/21/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/08/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A content-providing server for executing content transmission to a client and content recording processing, said server comprising:

  • a tuner for executing data reception processing;

    a data transmission/reception unit for executing communication processing between server and client of received content from said tuner and of control information;

    a metadata storage unit wherein attribute information corresponding to received content is stored as content information, a content storage unit for storing content;

    a content management unit for executing providing processing as to a client of said content information; and

    a content delivery control unit for executing processing as to received content via said tuner;

    said content delivery control unit comprising a tuner control instance for executing delivery processing control as to the client of the received content of said tuner, and wherein a recording source content identifier is set corresponding to the tuner-received content, and a storage unit control instance for executing storage processing control as to said content storage unit of the received content by said tuner, and wherein a recording target content identifier is set;

    wherein each of said tuner control instance and said storage unit control instance independently executes control corresponding to the set content identifiers.

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