04210785 is referenced by 72 patents and cites 16 patents.

A system is described for replaying, in any selected sequence, programs recorded on a tape. The system is adapted to read a tape having tape location information and program location information thereon. In a preferred embodiment, a keyboard is included for selecting desired programs for replay in any sequence. In response to that selection, a controller determines from the program location information where the selected programs begin and end on the tape and causes those programs to be replayed in the sequence selected.

Preferably, the system also permits replay of any tape segment or part of a recorded program by operator input of tape location information corresponding to the starting and stopping tape locations of the selected tape segments.

Title
Tape replay system
Application Number
5/946988
Publication Number
4210785
Application Date
September 28, 1978
Publication Date
July 1, 1980
Inventor
Gary C Elfring
Lombard
IL, US
James A Flynn
LaGrange
IL, US
Ian L Bower
Rosemont
IL, US
William B Huber
Oak Park
IL, US
Agent
Roger M Fitz Gerald
John H Moore
Assignee
Bell & Howell Company
IL, US
IPC
G11B 5/02
G11B 27/00
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