Richard Allen: Apparatus and method for an on demand data delivery system for the preview, selection, retrieval and reproduction at a remote location of previously recorded or programmed materials. NewLeaf Entertainment Corporation, Jacox Meckstroth & Jenkins, August 11, 1998: US05794217 (224 worldwide citation)

An on demand data delivery system is provided for the manufacture of original content recordings at a remote location. A data capture facility for retrieving data from an item of material is connected to a data resampling means for compressing data which is accessible to a storage facility connected ...