Patent Number: 6,298,088

Title: Method and apparatus for splicing compressed information signals

Abstract: A method and apparatus for splicing a first information stream into a second information stream to produce an output information stream containing compressed digital data. The first and second information streams are synchronized using a common timing reference, thereby avoiding temporal discontinuity errors in an information stream decoder.

Inventors: Bhatt; Bhavesh (Franklin Park, NJ), Lowe; Raymond (North Caldwell, NJ)

Assignee: Sarnoff Corporation

International Classification: H04H 7/00 (20060101); H04N 7/52 (20060101); H04N 7/56 (20060101); H04N 7/24 (20060101); H04B 001/66 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018