iPix’s Patent on Multimedia Delivery: Should We Worry?

iPix, the image specialist company, has got approval for another patent, this one affecting media companies directly… iPix AdMission, its division of picture-based online ad solutions, was issued U.S. patent #6,732,162

The patent would cover iPIX’s approach to streamlining the process of gathering content such as video and audio files for publication.

The patent launguage: “The present invention, generally speaking, provides a broad-based solution for acquisition, processing and distribution of media objects including pictures (images), movies, videos, graphics, sound clips, etc via the Internet or the like. And specifically, it is a solution to such systems for use in applications wherein there are multiple originators of media objects that will be viewed in multiple web sites having different viewing requirements.”

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