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A flexible and configurable system for distributing media (or programming) to one or more distribution networks. The system includes a media server, at least one server interface unit, a first communications path coupling the media server and a server interface unit, distribution network interface unit(s), and a second communications path coupling a server interface unit and the distribution network interface unit(s). The media server stores files of encoded (e.g., compressed) media data and files of scheduling information. Each of the distribution network interface unit(s) conditions received media data for transmission over the distribution network(s) which may be analog and/or digital distribution networks.

Title
Flexible, configurable, hierarchical system for distributing programming
Application Number
646657
Publication Number
5892535
Application Date
December 13, 1996
Publication Date
April 6, 1999
Inventor
Ken Thompson
Atlanta
GA, US
Howard L Paulk
Cumming
GA, US
Khanh Mai
Alpharetta
GA, US
Michael J Maslaney
Atlanta
GA, US
Joseph W Davis
Duluth
GA, US
Philip M Allen
Duluth
GA, US
Agent
Sawyer & Associates
Assignee
Digital Video Systems
CA, US
IPC
H04N 7/10
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