NEC Corp

U.S. Patent No. 8,752,101


This prior art search report presents the mappings of the various elements of claim 1 of U.S. Patent No. 8,752,101 (‘101 Patent), titled “Distribution system”, from assignee NEC Corp, published on 10 June 2014.

This patent discloses a distribution system which includes a transmission and reception device. The transmission device sends content data with a certain code rate to the reception device and the reception device stores the received data and reproduces the content based on the stored data. The distribution system determines the code rate based on the remaining time before the reproduction start time and the available reproduction time. The transmission device then changes the code rate of the content data to the determined code rate and the reception device starts reproducing the content at the set reproduction start time.

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