This Patent Application has received a non-final rejection by the US Patent Office! An initial rejection is part of the typical course of a patent application.
AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON cloud-based video editing - This application seeks to patent the idea of...sending large video files to a server and providing cloud-based applications to edit video files! 10 minutes of your time can help narrow US patent applications before they become patents. Follow @askpatents on twitter to help.
QUESTION - Have you seen anything that was published before 5/23/2011 that discusses:
- Video-editing software as a service run on a cloud-based server
If so, please submit evidence of prior art as an answer to this question. We welcome multiple answers from the same individual.
EXTRA CREDIT - A reference to anything that meets all of the criteria to the question above AND ALSO involves segmenting large files into smaller segments so that encoding and delivery can be managed in segments
TITLE: Databases and web applications for large video files
Summary: [Translated from Legalese into English] A method for editing and managing large video files by uploading the files to a server and doing editing through web applications
- Publication Number: US 20130132523 A1
- Application Number: US 13/478,772
- Prior Art Date: Seeking prior Art predating 5/23/2011
- Open for Challenge at USPTO: Open through 11/19/2013
Claim 1 requires each and every step below:
A method for the acquisition and management of digital files and their display and management through the internet, comprising:
communicating with a plurality of electronic storage devices via the internet;
copying files from said electronic storage devices;
storing said files and facilitating the download of said files; and
providing tools for the management of said files, said tools comprising a tool for delivering only a portion of one of said files.
In English this means:
A method for managing and displaying video files on the internet
Communicating with more than one storage device (e.g. a laptop or a smartphone)
Copying files from the storage device
Storing files on server(s) on the internet
Providing tools to manage the files, including tools to download only a portion of one of the files
Good prior art would be evidence of a system that did each and every one of these steps prior to 5/23/2011
You're probably aware of ten pieces of art that meet this criteria already... separately, the applicant is claiming breaking large files into segments to help with uploading, encoding, and editing
"Acquiring, managing and uploading video files from the Applicant"
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