Wide-band multi-format audio/video production system with frame-rate conversion

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  • US 6,370,198 B1
  • Filed: 05/06/1999
  • Issued: 04/09/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/07/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method of producing a video program, comprising the steps of:

  • receiving an input video program in an input format;

    converting the input video program into a digital production format by sampling the input program at a sampling frequency in excess of 18 megahertz;

    providing high-capacity digital video storage means equipped with an asynchronous program recording and reproducing capability to perform a frame-rate conversion; and

    processing the video program in the production format using the high-capacity video storage means on a selective basis to output a version of the video program having a desired frame rate and image dimensions in pixels.

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