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Anand Srinivasan, Mehul Y Shah, Indranil Chakraborty, Mohan Mardikar, P Venkat Rangan, Kamal Bhadada: Method and apparatus for multiplexing separately-authored metadata for insertion into a video data stream. Donald R Boys, Central Coast Patent Agency, March 12, 2002: US06357042 (482 worldwide citation)

An authoring system for interactive video has two or more authoring stations for providing authored metadata to be related to a main video data stream and a multiplexer for relating authored metadata from the authoring sources to the main video data stream. The authoring stations annotate created me ...


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P Venkat Rangan, Mehul Shah, Vijnan Shastri, Indranil Chakraborty: Method and apparatus for synchronous presentation of video and audio transmissions and their interactive enhancement streams for TV and internet environments. Innovatv, Donald R Boys, Central Coast Patent Agency, December 10, 2002: US06493872 (74 worldwide citation)

A system for synchronizing data streams meant to be displayed concurrently at an end station, but delivered by separate delivery networks is disclosed. In one aspect, apparatus and methods for marking one of the data streams relative to the other are taught, including insertion of frame numbers in v ...


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Vijnan Shastri, Indranil Chakraborty: Method and apparatus for indicating story-line changes by mining closed-caption-text. HOTV, Donald R Boys, Central Coast Patent Agency, January 18, 2005: US06845485 (21 worldwide citation)

An automated video editing and indexing system is taught which has application for such tasks as creating a presentation for a video magazine and processing collections of video material in general. The system extracts text either from closed captions (CC) contained in the analog video presentation, ...


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Anand Srinivasan, Mehul Shah, Indranil Chakraborty, Mohan Mardikar, P Venkat Rangan, Kamal Bhadada: Method and apparatus for multiplexing seperately-authored metadata for insertion into a video data stream. Central Coast Patent Agency, September 20, 2001: US20010023436-A1

An authoring system for interactive video has two or more authoring stations for providing authored metadata to be related to a main video data stream and a multiplexer for relating authored metadata from the authoring sources to the main video data stream. The authoring stations annotate created me ...