Patent Number: 6,401,229

Title: System and method for data error recovery on optical media utilizinghierarchical recovery techniques

Abstract: A system and method for data error recovery uses a plurality of errorcorrection routines in an attempt to provide data that can be used by theend user. In some situations the user is prompted for additionalinformation and in some situations the data is provided with the errorshighlighted. This system minimizes the amount of data that isunrecoverable. The system will work with CD discs or other storage mediaas well as with data lost by communication failures.

Inventors: Taugher; Lawrence N. (Loveland, CO)


International Classification: G11B 20/18 (20060101); G11C 029/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/04/2014