Picture-based video indexing system

  • US 6,574,416 B1
  • Filed: 11/13/1998
  • Issued: 06/03/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/02/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A video indexing method, comprising the steps of:

  • recording a video program having time-sequential frames representative of motion imagery and an associated playback speed;

    separately storing a subset of the frames representative of segments of the program which are spaced apart in time;

    sequencing through the recorded video program at a rate in excess of the playback speed; and

    monitoring the progress of the sequencing by displaying the frames of the subset rather than the corresponding frames of the program.

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