(12) United States Patent
Ando et al.
(io) Patent No.: (45) Date of Patent:
US 7,167,635 Bl Jan. 23, 2007
(54) SYSTEM FOR RECORDING AUDIO INFORMATION WITH IMAGE
(75) Inventors: Hideo Ando, Hino (JP); Masafumi Tamura, Chofu (JP)
(73) Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Kawasaki (JP)
( * ) Notice: Subject to any disclaimer, the term of this patent is extended or adjusted under 35 U.S.C. 154(b) by 1017 days.
(21) Appl. No.: 09/659,583
(22) Filed: Sep. 11, 2000
(30) Foreign Application Priority Data
Nov. 24, 1999 (JP) 11-333389
H04N 7/04 (2006.01)
H04N 5/91 (2006.01)
U.S. CI 386/96; 386/105
Field of Classification Search 386/86,
386/104, 105, 106, 124, 125, 126, 109, 111, 386/112, 27, 33,39, 40, 45,46 See application file for complete search history.
U.S. PATENT DOCUMENTS
An information storage medium has a first playback unit (music number or tune) for playing back the audio information and a second playback unit (AOB) being more fine than the first playback unit (music number), and one or more pieces of management information (AOBI) each pertaining to the second playback unit (AOB) are recorded in a line (arrangement sequence of AOBI# in music #). Display mode information indicating the display method (display order/ display sequence, display timing) of image information (IMG_xx.IOB) is described in management information (AOBI# in music #) recorded at the head position in the first playback unit (music number) of this management information (AOBI).
7 Claims, 28 Drawing Sheets
IT IS ASSUMED
OF 20 STILL IMAGES
CAN BE SPECIFIED
20 OR LESS
20 OR LESS EXTRA IMAGES IMAGES ARE EXCEEDING 20 VALID TO IMAGES ARE INVALID (REJECTED) DISPLAY INVALID (REJECTED)
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