Motion picture including within a duplication of frames

CAFC
  • US 6,151,444 A
  • Filed: 06/30/1998
  • Issued: 11/21/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/07/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A video disc for use in conjunction with a player, said disc comprising:

  • a motion picture including within a duplication of a sequence of video frames;

    a user interface, recorded on the disc and particular to the motion picture, for a user to establish a content preference after retrieval by the player of said interface; and

    segment information recorded on the disc for playing, responsive to the content preference and utilizing a single playback head, a seamless version of, and from within the motion picture, the playing comprising buffering at least a portion of a retrieved video segment for seamlessly skipping over a retrieval of a sequence of video frames that are duplicated within the motion picture, whereby the playing of the seamless version of the motion picture does not require an alternative program source retrieved by a second playback head.

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