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Artificial Intelligence Multimedia Presentation Processing

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000107652D
Original Publication Date: 1992-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-22
Document File: 2 page(s) / 79K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Pascoe, RA: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This invention provides a means for managing the presentation process for MultiMedia objects. More specifically, this invention will determine the presentation characteristics of an object and the presentation capabilities of the presentation device, and make the 'best fit' possible. This invention provides a means for assuring that the information content of MultiMedia objects can be presented on systems that are not necessarily equipped to handle the complexities of these objects.

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Artificial Intelligence Multimedia Presentation Processing

       This invention provides a means for managing the
presentation process for MultiMedia objects. More specifically, this
invention will determine the presentation characteristics of an
object and the presentation capabilities of the presentation device,
and make the 'best fit' possible. This invention provides a means for
assuring that the information content of MultiMedia objects can be
presented on systems that are not necessarily equipped to handle the
complexities of these objects.

      A multimedia object of a specific data type (say, audio or
video) may include an indication that a section of the multimedia
object may be considered as containing the 'essence' of the entire
object. This is termed primary information. For audio, this may be an
important section of the speech contained in the total object. For
video, this may be one or more individual frames from the entire
video production.

      Additionally, a multimedia object of a specific data type may
be associated with a data object of another data type. This is termed
associated information.  For audio, this may be a reference to a text
object that has the original script for the speech contained in the
audio object or the audio object containing the representation of a
musical performance may be associated with a graphic object
containing the musical score, and a text object containing the name
of the music, and the group performing it.  For video, the associated
object may be a text object containing the producer of the original
video, and/or an audio object containing the sound track for the
video, and/or a graphic object containing the original 'story board'
used as a model for the video, etc.

      The current inve...