Abstract: A system of distributing video and/or audio information employs digital signal processing to achieve high rates of data compression. The compressed and encoded audio and/or video information is sent over standard telephone, cable or satellite broadcast channels to a receiver specified by a subscriber of the service, preferably in less than real time, for later playback and optional recording on standard audio and/or video tape.
April 10, 1996
Date of Patent:
December 14, 1999
H. Lee Browne, D/B/A Greenwich Information Technologies LLC