Patent Number: 6,167,350

Title: Method and apparatus for selecting information signal range and editing apparatus for information signal

Abstract: A method for selecting a range of an information signal comprises the steps of detecting the area in which the information signal is specified among a plurality of range-specifying areas displayed on a display device and selecting the information signal range in a unit of the information signal determined in accordance with the range-specifying area in which the specification is executed. The unit of information signal to be selected is different according to which area is selected, so that at least two units of information signal are available for selection.

Inventors: Hiramatsu; Akihiko (Tokyo, JP), Yamazaki; Toshiyuki (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: G11B 27/031 (20060101); G11B 27/034 (20060101); G11B 27/34 (20060101); G10L 015/02 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017