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Hard Disk Drive Enabled DVD Player for Video on Demand

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022225D
Publication Date: 2004-Mar-01
Document File: 1 page(s) / 30K

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Kim Annon Ryal: INVENTOR [+2]

Abstract

Include a hard disk drive in a DVD player and provide internet connection so videos can be downloaded from the internet and "rented" on the DVD.

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         Sony Corporation

         Sony Electronics Inc.

         IPD Case #50S5089

Title:

Hard Disk Drive Enabled DVD Player for Video on Demand

Abstract:

Include a hard disk drive in a DVD player and provide internet connection so videos can be downloaded from the internet and “rented” on the DVD.

Inventors:

Kim Annon Ryal

Thomas Poslinski

Description of the Invention:

1.      Video on demand via the internet requires a personal computer PC to download and store the movies.

2.      By incorporating a dockable hard disk drive (HDD) in a DVD player, and providing internet connection, the DVD player could e used to download and play (rent) movies from an internet movie server.