System and method for routing media

CAFC
  • US 9,135,635 B2
  • Filed: 03/15/2013
  • Issued: 09/15/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/19/2001
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method comprising:

  • receiving, by at least one computing device via a communication network, a request for media from a communication device, the at least one computing device comprising a combination of hardware and software;

    determining, by the at least one computing device, at least one portion of the requested media to be streamed to the communication device; and

    transmitting, by the at least one computing device for reception by the communication device, at least one play script comprising;

    (i) at least one identification of the at least one portion of the requested media,(ii) an indication that an advertising media clip is to be streamed to the communication device,(iii) at least one universal resource locator (URL) associated with the identification of the at least one portion of the requested media, the at least one URL including at least one identification of at least one resource other than the at least one computing device to facilitate streaming of the at least one portion of the requested media, and(iv) one or more instructions for use by the communication device together with the at least one URL to cause the at least one portion of the requested media to be streamed to the communication device.

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