Patent Number: 7,769,920

Title: Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program and recording medium used therewith

Abstract: An information processing apparatus is connected to a recording or playback apparatus having a file system. The information processing apparatus includes a receiver for receiving a command provided by an operating system in response to a file operating request from an application, and a converter for converting the command provided by the operating system into a request which is to be converted into a command based on a communication protocol capable of handling the file system in communication with said recording or playback apparatus.

Inventors: Kimura; Shin (Kanagawa, JP), Tsuchiya; Kazuhisa (Kanagawa, JP), Sakai; Nobuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Watanabe; Kazuhiko (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: G06F 3/00 (20060101); G06F 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/03/12018