Video processing system

  • US 8,867,894 B2
  • Filed: 06/17/2013
  • Issued: 10/21/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/16/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method comprising:

  • at a client device, identifying a video content item including video data that is to be a source for an album, the album, when completed, including an edited version of the video content item;

    identifying a plurality of segments in the video data and a representative still for each segment;

    receiving over time a plurality of edit instructions for editing the video data in accordance with input received from a user;

    receiving an indication from the user that editing is complete and that the album should be finalized;

    generating an edit list that includes the edit instructions for the album;

    providing the edit list to a server system;

    enabling the server system to access the video content item;

    editing the video content item in accordance with the edit list including evaluating and generating new representative stills for one or more segments in the video data that have been trimmed based on the edit list;

    receiving instructions from the user to distribute an edited form of the video content item embodied in the album to one or more distributees; and

    providing the server system with distributee information to enable distribution of the album.

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