Patent Number: 6,480,669

Title: Digital video recording/playback system with entry point processing function

Abstract: This invention allows the user to insert an entry point (bookmark) at an arbitrary recording position of video data, audio data, and the like as if he or she placed a bookmark between pages of a book. Information RTR_VMG that manages recorded objects includes movie cell entry point information M_C_EPI. M_C_EPI includes entry point playback time information EP_PTM and text information PRM_TXTI that pertains to an entry point. PRM_TXTI can store text information that pertains to its contents together with type information and date information of an entry point.

Inventors: Tsumagari; Yasufumi (Yokohama, JP), Kikuchi; Shinichi (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

International Classification: G11B 27/36 (20060101); G11B 27/28 (20060101); G11B 27/19 (20060101); G11B 27/031 (20060101); G11B 27/24 (20060101); G11B 27/32 (20060101); G11B 27/10 (20060101); G11B 27/34 (20060101); G11B 19/02 (20060101); G11B 27/036 (20060101); G11B 27/30 (20060101); H04N 9/804 (20060101); G11B 27/034 (20060101); G11B 20/12 (20060101); H04N 9/806 (20060101); H04N 9/82 (20060101); H04N 5/84 (20060101); H04N 5/85 (20060101); H04N 005/91 ()

Expiration Date: 11/12/2019