System and method for routing media

  • US 7,191,244 B2
  • Filed: 01/18/2002
  • Issued: 03/13/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/19/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for routing media comprising:

  • receiving a request for media;

    determining a program in which the requested media is identified;

    creating a presentation having a presentation identification based on the program;

    generating a reservation comprising a reservation identification and the presentation;

    generating a play script comprising the reservation identification and at least one media identification for the requested media;

    receiving the reservation, the reservation identification, and the at least one media identification at a routing processor;

    validating the reservation identification with the reservation at the routing processor and, at the routing processor, determining a media switch configured to stream media identified by the media identification;

    generating an address for the media switch upon validating the reservation identification and determining the media switch; and

    streaming the media identified by the media identification from the media switch upon a session being initiated at the address.

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