System and method for routing media

CAFC
  • US 9,135,636 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 capable of using instructions received from the at least one computing device to obtain at least one portion of the requested media using at least one resource other than the at least one computing device;

    generating, by the at least one computing device, at least one play script comprising;

    (i) at least one identification of the at least one portion of the requested media;

    (ii) a reservation identification associated with the request for media,(iii) at least one universal resource locator (URL) associated with the at least one identification of the at least one portion of the requested media, the at least one URL including at least one identification of the at least one resource other than the at least one computing device available to facilitate streaming of at least one 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 and the reservation identification to enable the communication device to obtain the at least one portion of the requested media; and

    transmitting, by the at least one computing device to the communication device, the at least one play script to enable the communication device to obtain the at least one portion of the requested media via the communication network using the at least one resource other than the at least one computing device.

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