Patent Number: 6,166,729

Title: Remote digital image viewing system and method

Abstract: A remote viewing system is for viewing digital images of remote locations. The viewing system includes a plurality of digital image acquisition devices. The devices are located at remote locations. The system also includes a plurality of digital image transmission devices connected to respective ones of the digital image acquisition devices. A digital image receiving device is communicatively connected to each of the digital image transmission devices. A digital image server device is connected to the digital image receiving device. The digital image server device is connected to a network, such as the Internet. A network-enabled computer can access select ones of the digital images over the network. The digital image receiving device and the digital image server device cooperate to make available to the network-enabled computer the select ones of the digital images for download from the network.

Inventors: Acosta; Edward (Austin, TX), Kao; Frank (Freemont, CA)

Assignee: BroadCloud Communications, Inc.

International Classification: H04N 7/16 (20060101); H04L 29/06 (20060101); H04N 5/232 (20060101); H04N 007/10 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017