Transmitting apparatus and method, receiving apparatus and method, and providing medium

  • US 6,507,611 B1
  • Filed: 04/26/1999
  • Issued: 01/14/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/08/1998
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A transmitting apparatus for transmitting coded data resulted from encoding a digital signal via a predetermined transmission line, said transmitting apparatus comprising:

  • a plurality of coding means for encoding said digital signal with a plurality of coding methods and outputting said coded data, detecting means for detecting a transmission rate of said transmission line, selecting means for selecting one of said plurality of coding methods which is able to provide coded data having a bit rate corresponding to the transmission rate of said transmission line, and transmitting means for transmitting said coded data obtained with the coding method selected by selecting means.

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