05926624 is referenced by 653 patents and cites 56 patents.

A computer network based digital information library system employing authentication and encryption protocols for the secure transfer of digital information library programs to a client computer system and a mobile digital information playback device removably connectable to the client computer system. The present invention is a computer network based library and information delivery system for accessing and obtaining selected digital information files. The library and information delivery system comprises: 1) a library server having a plurality of digital information files; 2) a client computer system coupled to the library server over a network; and 3) a mobile device removably connectable to the client computer system, the client computer system including logic for requesting a download of a selected one or more of the digital information files from the library server, the client computer system further including logic for downloading the selected one or more of the digital information files to the mobile device.

Title
Digital information library and delivery system with logic for generating files targeted to the playback device
Application Number
8/710114
Publication Number
5926624
Application Date
September 12, 1996
Publication Date
July 20, 1999
Inventor
Samuel Hong Yen Pai
Menlo Park
CA, US
Benjamin Che Ming Jun
Palo Alto
CA, US
Scott A Brenneman
Menlo Park
CA, US
Timothy Mott
Ketchum
ID, US
Edwin J Lau
San Jose
CA, US
Donald R Katz
Montclair
NJ, US
Agent
Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
Assignee
Audible
NJ, US
IPC
H04B 7/00
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