Global Patent Index - EP 0983559 A1

EP 0983559 A1 2000-03-08 - A SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING THE DELIVERY OF AUDIO AND VIDEO DATA OVER A COMPUTER NETWORK

Title (en)

A SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING THE DELIVERY OF AUDIO AND VIDEO DATA OVER A COMPUTER NETWORK

Title (de)

SYSTEM UND VERFAHREN ZUR OPTIMIERUNG DER LIEFERUNG VON AUDIO- UND VIDEODATEN ÜBER EIN RECHNERNETZ

Title (fr)

SYSTEME ET PROCEDE PERMETTANT D'OPTIMISER LA COMMUNICATION DE DONNEES AUDIO ET VIDEO SUR UN RESEAU D'ORDINATEURS

Publication

EP 0983559 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98923709 A

Priority

  • US 9810567 W
  • US 4711397 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9853411A1] Method and apparatus for optimizing delivery of digital content over a computer network. A user specifies through his browser the audio and video data he wants to playback on his screen. A plurality of servers on the network is presented to him, each of which containing at least one copy of specified digital content in at least one digital format. Relative electronic distance over the network between the user terminal and the identified servers are also given to the user in order to let him select one identified server having specified digital content in a designated format and which is determined to be electronically close to the user terminal.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G06F 17/30; H04L 29/08

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 17/30 (2006.01); G06F 12/00 (2006.01); G06F 13/00 (2006.01); H04L 29/06 (2006.01); H04L 29/08 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04L 67/06 (2013.01); H04L 29/06 (2013.01); H04L 65/80 (2013.01); H04L 67/02 (2013.01); H04L 67/1002 (2013.01); H04L 67/101 (2013.01); H04L 67/1038 (2013.01); H04L 67/34 (2013.01); H04L 29/06027 (2013.01); H04L 67/1021 (2013.01); H04L 67/1023 (2013.01); H04L 69/329 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9853411A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9853411 A1 19981126; AU 7593798 A 19981211; CA 2290431 A1 19981126; CN 1260889 A 20000719; EP 0983559 A1 20000308; JP 2002502523 A 20020122

INPADOC legal status


2005-06-08 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20041201

2000-03-08 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991215

2000-03-08 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB SE