Patent Number: 8,718,148

Title: Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program

Abstract: Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus including: a computation block configured, so as to make an error of a VBV occupation amount of a VBV occupation amount target picture next to base data that is variable-length encoded data to be replaced by replacing data greater than an actual value, to compute the VBV occupation amount of the VBV occupation amount target picture from a VBV delay of the VBV occupation amount target picture; and an encoding block configured to variable-length encode the replacing data on the basis of the VBV occupation amount of the VBV occupation amount target picture computed by the computation block.

Inventors: Kanamori; Naohiro (Kanagawa, JP), Wakatsuki; Norio (Kanagawa, JP), Ueda; Mamoru (Kanagawa, JP), Ikegami; Shinpei (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: H04N 7/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018