07624337 is referenced by 218 patents and cites 43 patents.

A method and system are provided for tagging, indexing, searching, retrieving, manipulating, and editing video images on a wide area network such as the Internet. A first set of methods is provided for enabling users to add bookmarks to multimedia files, such as movies, and audio files, such as music. The multimedia bookmark facilitates the searching of portions or segments of multimedia files, particularly when used in conjunction with a search engine. Additional methods are provided that reformat a video image for use on a variety of devices that have a wide range of resolutions by selecting some material (in the case of smaller resolutions) or more material (in the case of larger resolutions) from the same multimedia file. Still more methods are provided for interrogating images that contain textual information (in graphical form) so that the text may be copied to a tag or bookmark that can itself be indexed and searched to facilitate later retrieval via a search engine.

Title
System and method for indexing, searching, identifying, and editing portions of electronic multimedia files
Application Number
9/911293
Publication Number
7624337 (B2)
Application Date
July 23, 2001
Publication Date
November 24, 2009
Inventor
Hyungseok Choi
Seoul
KR
Ja Cheon Yoon
Seoul
KR
Min Gyo Chung
Seoul
KR
Hyeokman Kim
Seoul
KR
Sanghoon Sull
Seoul
KR
Agent
Edward L Pencoske
Jones Day
Assignee
VMark
CA, US
IPC
G06F 15/00
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