Seamless transmission of non-sequential video segments

  • US 5,434,678 A
  • Filed: 01/11/1993
  • Issued: 07/18/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/11/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A video system comprising:

  • preferencing means for establishing video content preferences responsive to at least one content category of possibly unsuitable content, said at least one content category including a violence category;

    memory means for storing a video segment map and a video, said video segment map defining a plurality of video segments of said video responsive to said at least one content category;

    processing means for automatically selecting video segments from said plurality of video segments responsive to an application of said video content preferences to said video segment map;

    random accessing means for retrieving the selected video segments; and

    transmitting means for transmitting the retrieved video segments as a continuous video.

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