US 9,813,677 B2
Method and apparatus to transmit video data
Charles Lampe, Silver Springs, MD (US); and Todd Barrick, Ellicott, MD (US)
Assigned to Verint Americas Inc., Alpharetta, GA (US)
Filed by Verint Systems Inc., Santa Clara, CA (US)
Filed on Dec. 23, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/580,364.
Application 14/580,364 is a continuation of application No. 12/942,111, filed on Nov. 9, 2010, abandoned.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/259,452, filed on Nov. 9, 2009.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/259,464, filed on Nov. 9, 2009.
Prior Publication US 2015/0109448 A1, Apr. 23, 2015
Int. Cl. H04N 5/38 (2006.01); H04N 7/04 (2006.01); H04N 7/18 (2006.01)
CPC H04N 7/185 (2013.01) [H04N 5/38 (2013.01); H04N 7/04 (2013.01); H04N 7/181 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method of transmitting video data, comprising:
capturing video data using a video source, wherein the video source is coupled to a vehicle that travels along a route within a region; and
transmitting the video data from the video source via a plurality of wireless hotspots, wherein the transmitting of the video data occurs only when and while the vehicle travels within a respective predetermined range of each of the plurality of wireless hotspots,
wherein the plurality of wireless hotspots are positioned along the route travelled by the vehicle,
receiving selection input to identify one or more scenes from the video data;
generating a video preview of the selected scenes; and
transmitting the video preview from the video source via the plurality of wireless hotspots, wherein the video preview is transmitted prior to the video data, and wherein the transmitting of the video preview occurs only when and while the vehicle travels within a respective predetermined range of each of the plurality of wireless hotspots.