TR2004-136

Augmenting Fast-Forward and Rewind for Personal Digital Video Recorders


    •  Divakaran, A.; Forlines, C.; Lanning, T.; Shipman, S.; Wittenburg, K., "Augmenting Fast-Forward and Rewind for Personal Digital Video Recorders", IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE), January 2005, pp. 43-44.
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      • @inproceedings{Divakaran2005jan,
      • author = {Divakaran, A. and Forlines, C. and Lanning, T. and Shipman, S. and Wittenburg, K.},
      • title = {Augmenting Fast-Forward and Rewind for Personal Digital Video Recorders},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE)},
      • year = 2005,
      • pages = {43--44},
      • month = jan,
      • url = {http://www.merl.com/publications/TR2004-136}
      • }
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This paper describes a set of interfaces for augmenting fast-forward and rewind on consumer digital video recorders. Our method overlays a series of images sampled from the video over top of the traditional full screen accelerated playback. This sequence creates a trail that provides contextual information and highlights upcoming scene changes in the video stream. With this augmentation, consumers are more accurate at traversing to a desired location in a recorded video. This advantage is achieved by taking advantage of compressed-domain processing and adds little computational and storage overhead.