06166735 is referenced by 153 patents and cites 7 patents.

A system and method are provided for supporting video browsing over a communication network such as the Internet/World Wide Web. A graphical user interface is provided through a client software tool such as a Web browser. A client/user selects a video data object stored at a remote server. A set of points within the object are displayed at the client's graphical user interface display, as representations, preferably thumbnail images, of the points within the object. The user selects an interval defined by the representations, preferably by using the graphical user interface to select two of the representations. The two selected representations delimit the beginning and end of a portion of the video object. Responsive to this selection, that portion of the video object is downloaded and displayed.

Title
Video story board user interface for selective downloading and displaying of desired portions of remote-stored video data objects
Application Number
8/984460
Publication Number
6166735
Application Date
December 3, 1997
Publication Date
December 26, 2000
Inventor
Dragutin Petkovic
Saratoga
CA, US
Byron Edward Dom
Los Gatos
CA, US
Agent
McGinn&Gibb P C
Agent
James C Pintner Esq
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06F 19/00
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