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JP2006262013A
JP2006262013A JP2005076020A JP2005076020A JP2006262013A JP 2006262013 A JP2006262013 A JP 2006262013A JP 2005076020 A JP2005076020 A JP 2005076020A JP 2005076020 A JP2005076020 A JP 2005076020A JP 2006262013 A JP2006262013 A JP 2006262013A
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Takashi Hiyama
Kimiyoshi Ito
公宜 伊藤
隆 檜山
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<P>PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a video recorder in which program content data being dubbed to a removable recording medium can be selected easily from program content data recorded on a recording medium. <P>SOLUTION: When execution of dubbing from a HD 20a to a DVD 19a is directed by a user, a control section 10 extracts the program title of program data recorded on the DVD 19a. The control section 10 performs forward matching search for the program title of program data recorded on the HD 20a by using the first half part of the extracted program title as a search keyword, and then creates an image indicative of the results of search and displays it on a monitor 3. The control section 10 receives selection of program data being dubbed from the HD 20a to the DVD 19a based on the search result image, reads out selected program data from the HD 20a by means of the HDD 20, and dubs the program data thus read out to the DVD 19a by means of a DVD drive 19. <P>COPYRIGHT: (C)2006,JPO&NCIPI

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  The present invention relates to a recording apparatus that includes a recording medium that records program content data and that can be attached to a removable recording medium that records program content data.

  A recording / reproducing apparatus that receives a television broadcast signal, records program content data (hereinafter also referred to as program data) of the received television broadcast signal on a recording medium, and reproduces the data on a connected television apparatus as necessary. It is popular. As a recording / reproducing apparatus, a video cassette recorder (VCR) using a magnetic tape as a recording medium, a magnetic disk represented by an HDD (Hard Disk Drive), a DVD-RW (Digital Versatile Disk-ReWritable), and a DVD-R (Digital Versatile). 2. Description of the Related Art Video disk recorders and the like that use an optical disk typified by a writable DVD as a recording medium have been put into practical use.

In addition, a recording / reproducing apparatus having a large-capacity HDD and capable of recording on a DVD has been widespread, and a user can easily download program data of a favorite TV program without worrying about the remaining recording capacity of the HDD. You can record and leave only your favorite TV programs to be recorded (transcribed) on a DVD. Furthermore, in recent years, a network system is configured by connecting a plurality of recording / playback devices via a network, program data recorded on one recording / playback device is edited, and other recording / playbacks are made via a network. It is possible to perform dubbing on the apparatus (see, for example, Patent Document 1).
JP 2001-167516 A

  As described above, when dubbing program data once recorded on the HDD to a DVD, the user can download related program data or similar program data on the same DVD, such as all 12 consecutive dramas. There is a demand for dubbing. However, the user appropriately determines to which DVD the program data of each time in the drama is dubbed, or how many times the program data already dubbed to the DVD loaded to be dubbed is the program data of the broadcast. It is necessary to confirm. Accordingly, it is very complicated to select a desired DVD from a large number of DVDs and to select a desired program from a HDD on which a large number of programs have already been recorded. This increases the operation burden on the user. Has the problem.

  The present invention has been made in view of such circumstances, and an object of the present invention is to retrieve program information related to program information related to program content data recorded on a removable recording medium from the recording medium. Thus, a recording apparatus capable of easily grasping program content data related to the program content data already recorded on the removable recording medium among the program content data recorded on the recording medium is provided. There is.

  Another object of the present invention is to use program content data related to program content data recorded on a removable recording medium and program content data related to program content data recorded on a removable recording medium. An object of the present invention is to provide a recording apparatus capable of easily distinguishing both program content data by displaying them so that they can be identified.

  Another object of the present invention is from the recording medium to the removable recording medium based on the result of searching the recording medium for program information related to the program information related to the program content data recorded on the removable recording medium. Provided is a recording apparatus capable of facilitating selection of program content data to be dubbed when program content data having some relationship is recorded on a removable recording medium by receiving selection of program content data to be dubbed. There is.

  Another object of the present invention is to obtain a result of searching program information related to program information related to program content data recorded on a removable recording medium from the recording medium and a remaining recordable capacity of the removable recording medium. Accordingly, it is an object of the present invention to provide a recording apparatus capable of specifying and notifying program content data that can be dubbed from the recording medium to the removable recording medium.

  Another object of the present invention is to retrieve each program content data from the recording medium as a result of retrieving the program information related to the program information related to the program content data recorded on the removable recording medium. It is an object of the present invention to provide a recording apparatus capable of displaying whether or not dubbing has been performed.

  The recording apparatus according to the present invention can be mounted with program content data, a recording medium for recording program information related to the program content data, and a removable recording medium for recording program content data and program information related to the program content data. When a detachable recording medium in which program content data and program information related to the program content data are recorded is attached to the attachment unit, the recording device includes a detachable recording medium. Search means for searching for program information related to certain program information from the recording medium, and creation means for creating a search result table showing a search result by the search means.

  According to the present invention, a recording apparatus comprising a recording medium for recording program content data and program information related to the program content data and capable of being attached to a removable recording medium includes the program content data and the program related to the program content data. When a removable recording medium on which information is recorded is loaded, program information related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium is searched from the recording medium, and a search result table showing the search results is created To do. Accordingly, it is possible to create a search result table that can grasp program content data related to the program content data already recorded on the removable recording medium in the program content data recorded on the recording medium.

  The recording apparatus according to the present invention is configured such that, when the search result includes a plurality of pieces of program information, the creation unit creates a search result table that shows the searched program information in a required order. It is characterized by.

  According to the present invention, when a plurality of program information is included in a result of searching program information related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium from the recording medium, the searched program information is indicated in a required order. Create a search result table. Therefore, for example, the searched program information can be displayed in descending order of the degree of relevance to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium.

  The recording apparatus according to the present invention includes thumbnail creation means for creating a thumbnail image of program content data recorded on the recording medium, and the search result table is included in the search result created by the thumbnail creation means. It includes a thumbnail image of program content data related to program information.

  According to the present invention, the thumbnail of each program content data is included in the search result table indicating the result of searching the program information related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium from the recording medium. In addition, it is possible to display not only program information indicating each program content data but also a part of each program content data.

  In the recording apparatus according to the present invention, program content data relating to program information not included in the search result is recorded on the recording medium, and a thumbnail image of the program content data recorded on the recording medium is created A thumbnail creating unit for generating program thumbnail data of program content data relating to program information included in the search result created by the thumbnail creating unit, and the creating unit includes a thumbnail image of the program content data included in the search result created by the thumbnail creating unit. A search result table is generated so as to be distinguishable from the thumbnail images of program content data related to no program information.

  According to the present invention, the result does not include a thumbnail image of the program content data related to the program information included in the result of retrieving the program information related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium from the recording medium. A search result table is generated so as to be distinguishable from the thumbnail image of the program content data related to the program information. Therefore, the program information recorded on the recording medium can be displayed so that the program information related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium can be distinguished from the unrelated program information.

  The recording apparatus according to the present invention is characterized in that the program information includes a program title related to program content data.

  According to the present invention, by recording a program title together with program content data on a recording medium and a removable recording medium, the program content of the program title related to the program title of the program content data already recorded on the removable recording medium. Data can be retrieved from the recording medium.

  The recording apparatus according to the present invention is configured to receive a selection of program content data to be dubbed from the recording medium to the removable recording medium based on the search result table, and to record the recording according to the selection received by the receiving means. Program content data recorded on a medium and dubbing means for dubbing program information related to the program content data onto the removable recording medium.

  According to the present invention, selection of program content data to be dubbed from the recording medium to the detachable recording medium based on a result of retrieving program information related to the program information recorded on the detachable recording medium from the recording medium. In accordance with the received selection, the program content data recorded on the recording medium and the program information related to the program content data are dubbed to the removable recording medium. Therefore, based on the search result, program content data related to the program content data already recorded on the removable recording medium can be easily selected and dubbed from the recording medium.

  The recording apparatus according to the present invention includes a detecting unit that detects a recordable remaining capacity of the detachable recording medium, a remaining capacity detected by the detecting unit, and the detachable recording medium based on the search result table. It comprises means for specifying program content data that can be dubbed to a recording medium, and means for notifying the specified program content data to the outside.

  According to the present invention, the recordable remaining capacity of the removable recording medium is detected, and the detected remaining capacity and the program information related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium are retrieved from the recording medium. Based on the above, program content data that can be dubbed from the recording medium to the removable recording medium is specified, and the specified program content data is notified to the outside. Therefore, when program content data related to program content data already recorded on a removable recording medium is dubbed from the recording medium to the removable recording medium, dubbing is possible according to the remaining capacity of the removable recording medium. It is possible to notify the program content data.

  The recording apparatus according to the present invention comprises means for storing processing information indicating whether or not dubbing to a reproducing or detachable recording medium has been performed corresponding to each program content data recorded on the recording medium. The creation means can discriminate between the program information that has been dubbed to the playback or removable recording medium and the program information that has not been dubbed to the playback or removable recording medium based on the processing information. The search result table shown in FIG. 5 is created.

  According to the present invention, processing information indicating whether or not each program content data recorded on the recording medium has been reproduced or dubbed to the removable recording medium is stored and recorded on the removable recording medium. In the search result table showing the result of searching the program information related to the program information from the recording medium, the program information dubbed to the reproduction or detachable recording medium and the dubbing to the reproduction or detachable recording medium are recorded. Program information that has not been performed is displayed in an identifiable manner. Therefore, not only the program information related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium is displayed, but also whether or not the program content data related to each displayed program information has been reproduced or dubbed to the removable recording medium. It is possible to notify whether or not it has been done.

  In the present invention, when a recording apparatus including a program content data and a recording medium for recording program information related to the program content data and capable of mounting a removable recording medium is mounted with the removable recording medium, the removable type recording medium is installed. The program information related to the program information recorded on the recording medium is searched from the recording medium. Then, by creating a search result table showing the search results, program content data related to the program content data already recorded on the removable recording medium out of the program content data recorded on the recording medium And unrelated program content data can be easily distinguished. Therefore, it is possible to reduce the user's operation burden when selecting program content data related to the program content data already recorded on the removable recording medium from the program content data recorded on the recording medium.

  In the present invention, when a plurality of program information is included in a result of searching program information related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium from the recording medium, the search result indicating the searched program information according to a required order Create a table. Therefore, for example, when the searched program information is displayed in the order of the degree related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium, the program information is displayed in the order of the high possibility of being selected by the user. The operation burden on the user who selects the program content data recorded on the recording medium can be further reduced.

  In the present invention, a thumbnail of each program content data is included in the search result table indicating the result of searching the program information related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium from the recording medium. Not only the program information indicating each program content data but also the contents of each program content data can be grasped, and the operation burden on the user who selects the program content data recorded on the recording medium can be further reduced.

  In the present invention, a thumbnail image of program content data related to program information included in a result of searching program information related to program information recorded on a removable recording medium from the recording medium is displayed as program information not included in the result. Are displayed so as to be distinguishable from the thumbnail images of the program content data. Therefore, not only can the program information recorded on the recording medium be distinguished from the program information related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium, but also based on the thumbnail image of each program content data. The contents of each program content data can be grasped. Accordingly, it is possible to further reduce an operation burden on a user who selects program content data related to the program content data recorded on the removable recording medium from the program content data recorded on the recording medium.

  In the present invention, by recording the program title together with the program content data on the recording medium and the removable recording medium, the program content data of the program title related to the program title of the program content data already recorded on the removable recording medium is obtained. It is possible to search from the recording medium, and it is possible to further reduce the operation burden on the user who selects program content data recorded on the recording medium based on the program title.

  In the present invention, selection of program content data to be dubbed from the recording medium to the removable recording medium is accepted based on a result of searching the program information related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium from the recording medium. According to the received selection, the program content data recorded on the recording medium and the program information related to the program content data are dubbed to the removable recording medium. Therefore, the user can easily select program content data to be dubbed from the recording medium to the removable recording medium based on the search result.

  In the present invention, based on the remaining recordable capacity of the removable recording medium and the result of retrieving the program information related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium from the recording medium, the recording medium Program content data that can be dubbed onto a removable recording medium is specified, and the specified program content data is notified to the outside. Therefore, when the user dubbs program content data related to the program content data already recorded on the removable recording medium from the recording medium to the removable recording medium, the user responds to the remaining capacity of the removable recording medium. Program content data that can be dubbed.

  In the present invention, the retrieval result table showing the result of retrieving the program information related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium from the recording medium, the program information that has been reproduced or dubbed to the removable recording medium, The program information that has not been dubbed onto the reproduction or detachable recording medium is displayed in an identifiable manner. Therefore, the user can not only reproduce the program information related to the program information recorded on the removable recording medium but also whether or not the program content data related to each displayed program information has been reproduced or dubbed to the removable recording medium. You can also know if it was done.

  Hereinafter, a recording apparatus according to the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the drawings showing embodiments thereof. FIG. 1 is a block diagram showing a configuration example of a recording apparatus according to the present invention. In FIG. 1, broken lines indicate the flow of program signals / program content data (program data) of a broadcast program related to television broadcasting. The recording apparatus 1 of this embodiment can use HD and DVD as recording media for recording program data of received television broadcast signals. The recording device 1 is connected to a monitor device 3 such as a liquid crystal display or a CRT display via a video signal video cable and an audio signal audio cable. Broadcast programs recorded by the device 1 can be displayed on the monitor device 3.

  Further, the recording device 1 is configured to be able to perform wireless communication with a remote control device (hereinafter referred to as a remote control device) 1a in accordance with an IrDA (Infrared Data Association) standard using infrared rays. Can be operated. Note that the recording device 1 and the remote control device 1a may be connected not only through wireless communication using infrared rays but also via, for example, a wireless LAN conforming to the IEEE802.11b standard and a wireless communication conforming to the Bluetooth standard.

  The recording apparatus 1 includes a control unit 10, a ROM 11, a RAM 12, a tuner unit 13, an operation unit 14, a display unit 15, a date / time management unit 16, a reservation management unit 17, a recording / playback unit 18, a DVD drive 19, an HDD 20, a video cable, and an audio. An output unit 21 for outputting a program signal to the monitor device 3 via a cable, a remote control code analyzing unit 22, an infrared light receiving unit 23 for receiving infrared light from the remote control device 1a, and the like are provided, each via a bus 10a. Are connected to each other.

  The control unit 10 is configured by a CPU (Central Processing Unit), an MPU (Micro Processor Unit), or the like, and controls each hardware unit as described above connected via the bus 10a, and is stored in the ROM 11 in advance. The control program being read is appropriately read into the RAM 12 and executed. The ROM 11 stores in advance various control programs necessary for operating the recording apparatus 1 as the recording apparatus according to the present invention, various menu images related to the recording apparatus 1, and the like. The RAM 12 is configured by SRAM, flash memory, or the like, and temporarily stores data generated when the control unit 10 executes the control program.

  The tuner unit 13 is a tuner for receiving, for example, a UHF television broadcast signal, a VHF television broadcast signal, a BS broadcast signal, or a CS broadcast signal, and is connected to an antenna 2 a arranged toward the broadcast relay base 2. ing. The tuner unit 13 detects the radio wave received by the antenna 2a according to the broadcast channel selected by the user, receives the program signal of the broadcast program, and transfers the received program signal to the recording / playback unit 18 or the output unit 21. . The audio signal included in the program signal received by the tuner unit 13 is input to a speaker (not shown) and output as audio.

  The operation unit 14 includes various function keys necessary for the user to operate the recording apparatus 1. When each key is operated by the user, a control signal corresponding to the operated key is sent to the control unit 10. Send it out. Accordingly, the control unit 10 executes various processes according to the control signal acquired from the operation unit 14. Specifically, the operation unit 14 includes a recording key for starting recording processing of the broadcast program by the recording device 1, a playback key for starting playback of the broadcast program recorded in the recording device 1, and recording processing or playback. A stop key or the like for ending the processing is provided.

  The infrared light receiving unit 23 receives the infrared light from the remote control device 1 a and converts it into a predetermined electric signal, and transfers the obtained electric signal to the remote control code analyzing unit 22. The remote control code analysis unit 22 analyzes the electrical signal acquired from the infrared light receiving unit 23, acquires the control signal input from the remote control device 1a, and sends the acquired control signal to the control unit 10. Therefore, the control unit 10 executes various processes in accordance with the control signal transmitted from the remote control device 1a and analyzed by the remote control code analysis unit 22. The remote control device 1a is provided with 1 to 12 numeric keys, a cross key, a determination key, a clear key, and the like in addition to a recording key, a reproduction key, and a stop key.

  The display unit 15 is constituted by, for example, a liquid crystal monitor, and displays the operation state of the recording apparatus 1 and information to be notified to the user. In addition, it is also possible to substitute a part or all of the various keys of the operation unit 14 by using the display unit 15 as a touch panel system. The recording apparatus 1 not only displays the menu image stored in the ROM 11 on the display unit 15 but also displays the menu image on the video based on the program data output from the output unit 21 to the monitor device 3. It can also be made.

  The date and time management unit 16 includes a clock unit that indicates an absolute time (year, month, day, hour, minute, and second). Notification is used mainly for recording a broadcast program by timer reservation (hereinafter referred to as reservation).

  The reservation management unit 17 has a reservation management table for registering reservation information indicating recording processing reserved by the user operating the operation unit 14 or the remote control device 1a. In the reservation management table, as shown in FIG. 2A, for each reserved recording process, a reservation number for identification, a broadcast program genre, a broadcast channel, a start date and time indicating the start date of recording, and a recording end The end date and time indicating the date and time, the title of the broadcast program, and the like are registered. The reservation management table is updated by the control unit 10 every time the control unit 10 accepts a recording process reservation by the user and every time the reserved recording process ends.

  The reservation management unit 17 determines whether or not the start date and time of each recording process registered in the reservation management table has passed based on the current date and time acquired from the date and time management unit 16 according to the control from the control unit 10. If it is determined that the recording has elapsed, the recording / reproducing unit 18 starts the recording process. In addition, the reservation management unit 17 determines whether or not the end date and time of each recording process registered in the reservation management table has elapsed. If it is determined that the recording process has ended, the recording / reproducing unit 18 ends the recording process. Let

  The radio wave received by the antenna 2a includes program information indicating the genre, broadcast channel, broadcast start date / time, broadcast end date / time, and title of the broadcast program broadcast by each broadcast station, in addition to the radio wave related to the program signal. Radio waves related to EPG (Electronic Program Guide) signals are periodically included. Therefore, the recording apparatus 1 can also make a reservation for recording processing using the EPG signal received by the antenna 2a.

  The recording / playback unit 18 includes an encoder, and the program signal transferred from the tuner unit 13 is encoded and compressed into program data of a predetermined format by the encoder, and is output to the connected DVD drive 19 or HDD 20. As an encoding format, for example, an MPEG format, a DV compression format, a motion JPEG format, or the like can be used. The recording / reproducing unit 18 also has a decoder, reads program data recorded on the DVD 19a by the DVD drive 19 or program data recorded on the HD 20a by the HDD 20, decodes and decompresses it into a program signal by the decoder, and decompresses it. The program signal is transferred to the output unit 21.

  Note that the recording / playback unit 18 is a program data DVD drive 19 when the user instructs the start of the recording process from the operation unit 14 or the remote control device 1a, or when the reservation management unit 17 instructs the start of the recording process. Alternatively, transfer to the HDD 20 is started, and recording of program data to the DVD 19a or the HD 20a is started. The recording / playback unit 18 also displays a DVD drive 19 for program data when the user instructs the end of the recording process from the operation unit 14 or the remote control device 1a, or when the reservation management unit 17 instructs the end of the recording process. Alternatively, the transfer to the HDD 20 is ended, and the recording of the program data to the DVD 19a or the HD 20a is ended.

  The DVD drive 19 is an interface for accessing a DVD 19a mounted on a mounting unit (not shown) to which a DVD 19a, which is a removable recording medium, can be mounted. Program data encoded and compressed by the recording / playback unit 18 Are stored in the DVD 19a in units of files. The DVD drive 19 stores a DVD recording management table for registering recording information (program information) of program data acquired from the recording / reproducing unit 18 and recorded on the DVD 19a in the DVD 19a.

  In the DVD recording management table, as shown in FIG. 2B, for each program data recorded on the DVD 19a, the genre of the broadcast program, the broadcast channel, the start date / time indicating the recording start date / time, and the recording end date / time are indicated. Recording information including an end date and time, a broadcast program title, a storage area in the DVD 19a, and the like is registered. The DVD recording management table is updated by the control unit 10 every time the DVD drive 19 records the program data from the recording / reproducing unit 18 on the DVD 19a. Further, only the program data whose title is “XYZ drama episode 1” is recorded on the DVD 19a storing the DVD recording management table shown in FIG.

  The HDD 20 has a built-in HD (recording medium) 20a, and stores the program data encoded and compressed by the recording / reproducing unit 18 in the HD 20a in units of files. Similarly to the DVD drive 19, the HDD 20 stores the HD recording management table as shown in FIG. 3 in the HD 20a, which is updated by the control unit 10 every time the HDD 20 records the program data from the recording / reproducing unit 18 in the HD 20a. I am letting.

  In the HD recording management table, as shown in FIG. 3, for each program data recorded on the HD 20a, the genre of the broadcast program, the broadcast channel, the start date / time indicating the recording start date / time, the end date / time indicating the recording end date / time, Recording information including a broadcast program title, a storage area in the HD 20a, and the like is registered. Also, in the HD 20a of the present embodiment, as shown in the HD recording management table, the titles are “AA animation”, “XYZ drama 2nd episode”, “soccer AA”, “night news”, “XYZ drama 3rd”. A plurality of program data such as “Story”, “Suspense”, “XYZ Drama Episode 4” and “Music C” are recorded.

  The output unit 21 outputs the program signal transferred from the tuner unit 13 and the program signal transferred from the recording / reproducing unit 18 to the monitor device 3 and causes the monitor device 3 to display the program signal. Further, the output unit 21 superimposes the menu image read from the ROM 11 under the control of the control unit 10 on the program signal and outputs it to the monitor device 3 to display various menu screens related to the recording device 1 on the monitor device 3.

  With the above-described configuration, the recording apparatus 1 of the present embodiment can display a broadcast program based on the program signal acquired by the tuner unit 13 on the monitor device 3, and the program signal acquired by the tuner unit 13 can be displayed on the DVD 19a or A program signal recorded on the HD 20a and recorded on the DVD 19a or the HD 20a can be reproduced on the monitor device 3 as necessary.

  The recording apparatus 1 of the present embodiment is configured such that program data recorded on the HD 20 a by the HDD 20 can be dubbed to the DVD 19 a by the DVD drive (dubbing means) 19. Specifically, the control unit 10 reads out program data recorded on the HD 20 a by the HDD 20, inputs the read program data to the DVD drive 19 via the recording / playback unit 18, and causes the DVD drive 19 to dubb the DVD 19 a.

  Here, in the recording device 1 of the present embodiment, when the program data recorded on the HD 20a is dubbed to the DVD 19a, the control unit 10 has already recorded on the DVD 19a attached to the recording device 1 as a dubbing destination. It operates as a search means for searching whether the program data of the program title similar to (related to) the program title of the program data is recorded on the HD 20a. Specifically, when the user attaches the DVD 19a to the recording device 1 and instructs the execution of the dubbing process of the program data from the HD 20a to the DVD 19a, the control unit 10 stores the DVD stored in the attached DVD 19a. The program title of the program data already recorded on the DVD 19a is extracted from the recording information registered in the recording management table.

  Further, the control unit 10 performs a forward matching search for each piece of recording information registered in the HD recording management table stored in the HD 20a using the first half of the extracted program title as a search keyword. Here, the program title extracted from the DVD recording management table by the control unit 10 is “XYZ drama episode 1”, and the control unit 10 selects “XYZ” or “XYZ drama”, etc., which is the front part of this program title. The HD recording management table is searched as a search keyword. Then, as a result of the search, the control unit 10 searches for the program titles of “XYZ drama episode 2”, “XYZ drama episode 3”, and “XYZ drama episode 4”. The search process performed by the control unit 10 can use various search processes such as a forward match search or a backward match search.

  Further, the control unit 10 operates as a creation unit that creates a search result image (search result table) indicating a search result based on a predetermined menu image stored in the ROM 11 and a search result. Then, the control unit 10 outputs the created search result image from the output unit 21 and causes the monitor device 3 to display an HDD recording list (search result image) as shown in FIG. As shown in FIG. 4, the HDD recording list displays thumbnail images of each program data, recording start date and time, and program title for each program data recorded on the HD 20 a, and the DVD 19 a mounted on the recording apparatus 1. The program data retrieved as being similar to the program title of the program data recorded in is displayed in a frame surrounded by a broken line.

  By referring to the HDD recording list as shown in FIG. 4, the user is similar to the title of the program data recorded on the DVD 19a ("XYZ drama episode 1") for the program data recorded on the HD 20a. The program data of the title and the program data of the title that is not similar can be easily identified. The thumbnail image of each program data displayed on the HDD recording list may be appropriately created by the control unit (thumbnail creating means) 10 executing a predetermined control program stored in the ROM 11 in advance. Alternatively, a thumbnail image created in advance may be registered in the HD recording management table or DVD recording management table recorded on the HD 20a or DVD 19a.

  In the HDD recording list, the user can select program data to be dubbed to the DVD 19a among the program data recorded on the HD 20a by operating the cross key of the remote control device 1a, and operate the enter key. Thus, it is possible to instruct the start of the dubbing process of the selected program data from the HD 20a to the DVD 19a. Therefore, when program data is selected in this HDD recording list and the enter key is operated, the control unit 10 operates as a reception means for receiving selection of program data to be dubbed from the HD 20a to the DVD 19a, and the program data to be dubbed When the selection is accepted, the selected program data is read from the HD 20 a by the HDD 20, and the read program data is input to the DVD drive 19 via the recording / playback unit 18. As a result, the DVD drive 19 dubbes the input program data onto the DVD 19a.

  Hereinafter, a dubbing process of program data from the HD 20a to the DVD 19a by the recording apparatus 1 having the above-described configuration will be described with reference to a flowchart. FIG. 5 is a flowchart showing the procedure of the dubbing process performed by the recording apparatus 1 according to the present invention. Note that the processing procedure shown below is an example, and the present invention is not limited to this. Further, the following processing is executed by the control unit 10 in accordance with a control program stored in the ROM 11 in advance.

  The user who wants to dubb the program data recorded on the HD 20a onto the DVD 19a mounts the desired DVD 19a as a dubbing destination on the recording device 1 and operates a predetermined key on the remote control device 1a to copy the data from the HD 20a to the DVD 19a. Instructs execution of processing. In the recording apparatus 1 in which execution of dubbing processing from the HD 20a to the DVD 19a is instructed by the user, the control unit 10 first records on the DVD 19a from the DVD recording management table recorded on the DVD 19a attached by the user. The title of each program data is extracted (S1).

  The control unit 10 searches the HD recording management table recorded on the HD 20a for a title similar to the title extracted from the DVD recording management table (S2), and searches the search result image (HDD recording list) indicating the search result. Create (S3). Specifically, the control unit 10 displays a thumbnail image, a recording start date and time, and a title for each program data recorded on the HD 20a based on the registered contents of the HD recording management table recorded on the HD 20a. Then, a search result image for displaying the program data of the title searched in step S2 in a frame is created.

  The control unit 10 outputs the created search result image from the output unit 21 and displays it on the monitor device 3 (S4), and waits for selection of program data from the user based on the displayed search result image. The control unit 10 determines whether or not the determination key is operated by the user in the search result image displayed on the monitor device 3 (S5). When the determination key is not operated (S5: NO), The display of the search result image on the monitor device 3 is continued (S4).

  When the control unit 10 determines that the enter key has been operated by the user (S5: YES), the program data selected by the user according to the search result image displayed in step S4 is read from the HD 20a by the HDD 20, and the read program data is read out. By inputting to the DVD drive 19 via the recording / reproducing unit 18, the DVD drive 19 performs dubbing to the DVD 19a (S6).

  Thus, when dubbing the program data recorded on the HD 20a to the DVD 19a, the program data having a title similar to the title of the program data already recorded on the DVD 19a is searched from the HD 20a, so that the same DVD 19a is serialized. When it is desired to record the program data, it is possible to easily select the desired program data from the program data recorded on the HD 20a by using the search result.

  Further, the recording apparatus 1 can be configured such that the remaining capacity that can be recorded on the DVD 19a can be detected by the control unit (detection means) 10. In this case, the recorder 1 selects the program data selected based on the recording time and recording magnification of the program data selected by the user for dubbing in the HDD recording list (search result image) and the remaining capacity of the DVD 19a. It can be determined whether or not dubbing to the DVD 19a is possible. Therefore, when the program data selected by the user cannot be dubbed to the DVD 19a, the recording apparatus 1 displays a message such as “Dubbing is not possible due to insufficient DVD capacity” on the monitor apparatus 3, for example. Can be notified.

  Further, in the above-described embodiment, the configuration in which the user selects program data to be dubbed from the HD 20a to the DVD 19a in the HDD recording list has been described, but it is similar to the title of the program data recorded on the DVD 19a attached to the recording device 1 The program data that can be dubbed from the HD 20a to the DVD 19a can be automatically specified based on the search result of the title to be recorded from the HD 20a and the remaining recordable capacity of the DVD 19a. Note that by notifying the user of program data identified as being dubbable, the user can select program data to be dubbed from the notified program data, and a large number of programs recorded on the HD 20a. Desired program data can be easily found from the data.

  In the above-described embodiment, the HDD recording list (search result image) is a program recorded on the DVD 19a attached to the recording device 1 for the thumbnail image, recording start date and time, and title of each program data recorded on the HD 20a. Although the retrieved program data is displayed in a frame indicated by a broken line as being similar to the program title of the data, it may be identified by, for example, adding a color to the frame of the thumbnail image of each program data. .

  Further, the HDD recording list may be created with only the program data searched by the control unit 10 as a display target, and each program data displayed in the HDD recording list is similar to the case where, for example, a forward matching search is performed. You may make it display according to a required order like an order with high. FIG. 6 is a schematic diagram showing a configuration example of the HDD recording list, and FIG. 6A shows a modification of the HDD recording list shown in FIG. The HDD recording list shown in FIG. 6A displays only program data searched by the control unit 10 and displays each program information in descending order of similarity when a forward matching search is performed. . Specifically, program information is displayed in the order of “XYZ drama episode 2”, “XYZ drama episode 3”, and “XYZ drama episode 4”.

  Further, as shown in FIG. 6 (b), without displaying the thumbnail image of each program data, based on each recording information registered in the HD recording management table, the genre, broadcast channel, recording of each program data is recorded. An HDD recording list that displays only the start date and time and the program title may be created. In the HDD recording list for displaying only the recording information, the recording information of all program data recorded on the HD 20a is displayed, and the program title of the program data recorded on the DVD 19a mounted on the recording device 1 is displayed. Similar recording data and dissimilar program data may be displayed in an identifiable manner by displaying the recording information of the searched program data in a similar manner by enclosing it in a frame indicated by a broken line.

  Further, for each program data recorded on the HD 20a, processing information indicating whether or not a reproduction process on the monitor device 3 or a dubbing process to the DVD 19a has been performed is registered in the HD recording management table. In the HDD recording list as shown in FIGS. 4 and 6, the program information of the program data that has been subjected to the reproduction process or the dubbing process and the program information of the program data that has not been subjected to the reproduction process or the dubbing process are displayed in an identifiable manner. A search result image may be created.

  FIG. 7 is a schematic diagram showing a configuration example of the HDD recording list. FIG. 7A shows a modified example of the HDD recording list shown in FIG. 6A, and FIG. The modification examples of the HDD recording list shown in FIG. As shown in FIGS. 7A and 7B, by displaying whether or not each program data has been dubbed to the DVD 19a on the HDD recording list, the user can perform dubbing based on the HDD recording list. It is possible to easily select program data to be performed. When displaying whether or not each program data is reproduced in the HDD recording list, the user determines whether or not each program data recorded in the HDD 20a is already viewed. It can be easily grasped.

  The recording apparatus 1 according to the embodiment described above is configured to search whether the program data having a program title similar to the program title of the program data recorded on the DVD 19a mounted on the recording apparatus 1 is recorded on the HD 20a. For example, a search process based on the recording day and recording start time of each program data or a broadcast channel may be performed. Specifically, the control unit 10 extracts the recording start date and time of the program data recorded on the DVD 19a from the recording information registered in the DVD recording management table stored in the DVD 19a attached by the user, A search is performed for each piece of recording information registered in the HD recording management table stored in the HD 20a using the extracted day of the week and time at the recording start date and time as search keywords.

  As a result, the program data recorded on the HD 20a can be searched for a program broadcast every week at a predetermined time on a predetermined day of the week, such as a continuous drama, and when the continuous drama is dubbed to the same DVD 19a, the HD 20a The desired program data can be easily selected from the program data recorded in the above.

  In the above-described embodiment, the processing when dubbing the program data recorded on the HD 20 a by the HDD 20 to the DVD 19 a by the DVD drive 19 has been described. However, the program data recorded by the recording device 1 on the DVD 19 a by the DVD drive 19 is described. Can be dubbed to the HD 20a by the HDD 20, the desired program data can be easily selected from the program data recorded on the DVD 19a by the same processing. Note that the recording apparatus 1 of the present embodiment is configured to perform recording / reproduction processing on the DVD 19a, but the detachable recording medium is not limited to DVD.

  Furthermore, in the above-described embodiment, the configuration has been described in which program data similar to the program data recorded on the DVD 19a is searched when selecting program data to be dubbed from the HD 20a to the DVD 19a. Even when the program data is reproduced on the monitor device 3, desired program data can be easily selected using the HDD recording list shown in FIG.

It is a block diagram which shows the structural example of the video recording apparatus which concerns on this invention. (A) is a schematic diagram which shows the example of the registration content of a reservation management table, (b) is a schematic diagram which shows the example of the registration content of a DVD recording management table. It is a schematic diagram which shows the example of the registration content of HD recording management table. It is a schematic diagram which shows the structural example of a HDD video recording list. It is a flowchart which shows the procedure of the dubbing process by the video recording apparatus concerning this invention. It is a schematic diagram which shows the structural example of a HDD video recording list. It is a schematic diagram which shows the structural example of a HDD video recording list.

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DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS 1 Recording apparatus 10 Control part (Search means, creation means, thumbnail creation means, reception means, detection means)
19 DVD drive (dubbing means)
19a DVD (Removable recording medium)
20 HDD
20a HD (recording medium)

Claims (8)

  1. A recording apparatus comprising: a program content data; a recording medium for recording program information related to the program content data; and a mounting unit capable of mounting the program content data and a removable recording medium for recording program information related to the program content data In
    When a detachable recording medium on which program content data and program information related to the program content data are recorded is mounted on the mounting unit, program information related to the program information recorded on the detachable recording medium is Search means for searching from a recording medium;
    A recording device, comprising: a creation unit that creates a search result table indicating a search result by the search unit.
  2.   The said creation means is comprised so that the search result table | surface which shows the searched program information according to a required order may be produced when the said search result contains several program information. The recording device described.
  3. Comprising thumbnail creation means for creating a thumbnail image of program content data recorded on the recording medium,
    3. The recording apparatus according to claim 1, wherein the search result table includes a thumbnail image of program content data related to program information included in the search result created by the thumbnail creating means.
  4. Program content data related to program information not included in the search result is recorded on the recording medium,
    Comprising thumbnail creation means for creating a thumbnail image of program content data recorded on the recording medium,
    The creation means includes a thumbnail image of program content data related to the program information included in the search result created by the thumbnail creation means, and a program content related to program information not included in the search result created by the thumbnail creation means. 2. The recording apparatus according to claim 1, wherein a search result table is generated so as to be identifiable from a thumbnail image of data.
  5.   5. The recording apparatus according to claim 1, wherein the program information includes a program title related to program content data.
  6. Accepting means for accepting selection of program content data to be dubbed from the recording medium to the removable recording medium based on the search result table;
    A dubbing means for dubbing program content data recorded on the recording medium and program information related to the program content data to the removable recording medium according to the selection accepted by the accepting means. The recording device according to any one of 1 to 5.
  7. Detection means for detecting a recordable remaining capacity of the removable recording medium;
    Means for identifying program content data that can be dubbed from the recording medium to the removable recording medium based on the remaining capacity detected by the detecting means and the search result table;
    6. The recording apparatus according to claim 1, further comprising means for notifying the specified program content data to the outside.
  8. Corresponding to each program content data recorded on the recording medium, it comprises means for storing processing information indicating whether or not reproduction or detaching to the removable recording medium has been performed,
    Based on the processing information, the creation means can identify program information that has been dubbed onto a playback or removable recording medium and program information that has not been dubbed onto a playback or removable recording medium. The recording apparatus according to claim 1, wherein the recording result table is created.
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