Systems and methods for loading more than one video content at a time

  • US 9,271,015 B2
  • Filed: 11/01/2013
  • Issued: 02/23/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/02/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A system for presenting media content, the media content comprising a plurality of video segments, the system comprising:

  • a video loading manager for determining a first subset of the video segments to download;

    a video playback engine for presenting a first one of the video segments; and

    a choice manager for receiving a selection of a second video segment for playback,wherein the video loading manager is further for determining a second subset of the video segments to download based at least in part on the selection of the second video segment, andwherein the plurality of video segments is organized according to a tree structure comprising decision points at which one of the video segments may be selected for downloading and viewing such that only certain of the video segments remain potentially viewable.

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