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Presentation to audience interface (e.g., slide show)

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715 - Data processing: presentation processing of document, operator interface processing, and screen saver display processing

715700000 - OPERATOR INTERFACE (E.G., GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE)

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715732000 Slide manipulating or editing 35
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20120173985MULTI-DIMENSIONAL VISUALIZATION OF TEMPORAL INFORMATION - Various kinds of business and other information are tracked in real time. A coherent information visualization, for example as a time line, automatically, simultaneously presents relevant information to a user across multiple dimensions. Tools are provided that allow the user to establish and manipulate multi-dimensional linkages to develop insights into information gathered from multiple domains.07-05-2012
20120173984CONTEXT-ADDRESSED TABS FOR PRESENTATION APPLICATIONS - A method, system and computer program product for providing and using context-addressed tabs in a computer presentation application may include selecting at least one element in a current slide of a presentation displayable in a computer window. The method, system and computer program product may also include generating a context-addressed tab in a predetermined area of the computer window for each selected element in the current slide of the presentation. Each context-addressed tab may be addressed to an associated selected element in the current slide of the presentation.07-05-2012
20090132926INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION SYSTEM AND AUTHORIZATION METHOD FOR VOICE COMMAND CONTROLLING INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION PROCESS - Provided is an interactive video presentation system including a screen, a presentation computer, a video image projector and a microphone for recording voice commands, and a radiating device which forms a signal on the projection screen. The radiating device displays, on the projection screen, an image chosen by a user from a set of images preinstalled in the radiating device. Authorization of the voice commands, which are used in the interactive video presentation system, is performed by processing a received voice command in parallel with processing a confirming signal.05-21-2009
20110191685METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING A USER INTERFACE FOR ACCESSING MULTIMEDIA ITEMS ON AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A system and method for providing a user interface for accessing multimedia items using an electronic device determines a set of first level categories based on multimedia items associated with the electronic device. The system determines second level category graphics and first level category graphics corresponding to the set of first level categories. The first level category graphics are generated based on one or more of the second level category graphics associated with the first level category. The system then displays a first view that comprises some or all of the first level category graphics. In response to a user input selecting a particular first level category graphic, the system shows a second view that simultaneously displays first level category graphics and second level category graphics associated with the selected first level category. In response to a user input selecting a second level category, the system then displays information relating to a multimedia item associated with the selected second level category.08-04-2011
20090158159METHOD FOR VISUAL DEPICTION OF AUDIENCES FOR VIEWING ITEMS IN BLOGS AND OTHER ELECTRONIC REPOSITORIES - Audiences for viewing items in one or more electronic repositories including a blog are visually depicted. Input from a user is received for creating different types of items for viewing in the blog. The different types of items include private items, items that are internal for an organization, and public items. Input is also received from the user for selecting audiences for viewing the different types of items in the blog. Items for viewing on the blog are selected from among the created items, and the selected items are displayed on the blog for viewing by the selected audiences. Each selected item is displayed with a visual cue that is distinct for each type of item. The visual cue indicates the selected audience for viewing the item.06-18-2009
20100107081PROJECTION DEVICE IMAGE VIEWER USER INTERFACE - A projection device configured to removably receive a portable data storage device having a plurality of files stored thereon, including: projection electronics to generate a projected image, an image viewer source operatively coupled to the projection electronics, and computer-readable data storage having instructions therein that when executed by the image viewer source: identify files that are displayable by the projection device from the plurality of files stored on the portable data storage device; and generate a projectable user interface to view at least one identified file, the projectable user interface having a thumbnail view including a list of folder thumbnails representative of folders containing displayable files stored on the portable data storage device and image thumbnails representative of displayable files stored on the portable data storage device, and a slideshow view including a full-sized image of a specified image thumbnail.04-29-2010
20090119596VIEWER DEVICE, SLIDE SHOW DISPLAY METHOD IN VIEWER DEVICE, AND PROGRAM - A viewer apparatus displays, on a display screen, a slideshow of still image data recorded on a recording medium. The viewer apparatus includes a layout determination unit 05-07-2009
20130073965SCREEN SHARING PRESENTATION SYSTEM - A screen sharing presentation system includes a presenter client system that leads a presentation and listener client systems that follow the presentation. A server facilitates communication between the presenter client system and the listener client systems. Users of the client systems may provide annotation information for the presentation. The annotation data is not visible to other users of other client systems, but is displayed on the respective user's personal views of the presentation. The presenter client system and the listener client systems are synchronized by communicating a current document location or other status indications.03-21-2013
20120226984COMPUTER METHOD AND SYSTEM AUTOMATICALLY PROVIDING CONTEXT TO A PARTICIPANT'S QUESTION IN A WEB CONFERENCE - Computer method and system provides context in an online meeting, a web conference or other shared slides application. A person (attendee or participant) asking a question does so in the specific section (slide) of the shared application. Screen images of these specific slides are captured and coupled to respective questions. The questions are queued for the presenter. Captured screen images provide context for the questions. Each question selected from the queue by the presenter automatically provides context without interrupting flow of the presentation and online meeting.09-06-2012
20130067335METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CREATING, MANIPULATING, AND COMMUNICATING STRATEGIC BUSINESS INITIATIVES - Methods and apparatuses are provided that allow a user to achieve a high level articulation of business strategy at various levels, and appropriate links to supporting strategic initiatives. Additionally, real-time publishing of corporate strategy focus areas and directions is also made possible, as well as effective and efficient communications across the various levels of a company. Further still, users, such as, e.g., line managers, are provided the ability to develop effective budgets that are commensurate with developed business strategies/long term plans.03-14-2013
20130067334AUDIENCE PLATFORM - An audience platform is disclosed. In a first example case, a first question is received. A preference event associated with the first question is received. A score is determined for the first question based at least in part on the preference. In a second example case, indications of a first and second potential interviewee are received. Preference events associated with the first and second potential interviewees are received. Scores are determined for the first and second potential interviewees based at least in part on the received preference events. A designated interviewee is selected based on the first and second scores. In a third example case, indications of a first and second potential awardee are received. Preference events associated with the first and second potential awardee are received. Scores are determined for the first and second potential awardees based at least in part on the received preference events.03-14-2013
20090006968System, computer-implemented method, and removable computer-readable medium with software for creating and displaying dynamically and automatically in real time a transient themed digital multimedia slide show presentation - A system, computer-implemented method and removable computer-readable medium with software for creating and displaying automatically and dynamically, in real time, from image and audio files stored on the removable computer-readable medium, a transient themed digital multimedia slide show presentation on a computer or other playback device. The only user preparation required is in the selection and transfer of the image and audio files to be used for the slide show presentation to the removable computer-readable medium. Upon insertion of the removable computer-readable medium into the removable media drive of a computer or other playback device, the software launches automatically and begins creating and displaying the slide show presentation with no further effort on the part of a user.01-01-2009
20080276176Guestbook - A computer-implemented system automatically creates electronic guestbooks using a computer-based guestbook creation system, which includes a computer (such as a tablet computer) and a digital camera connected to the computer. The guestbook creation system is provided at a particular location attended by guests, such as the banquet hall where a wedding reception is held. Each guest provides content using the computer, such as by using a stylus to write a congratulatory message to the bride and groom. The digital camera captures a digital image of the guest. The computer correlates the signature of each guest with the digital image of that guest to create a guestbook entry for each guest. A multimedia guestbook is created from these guestbook entries. Each entry displays information such as the digital image of the guest and the guest's comments.11-06-2008
20110289414GUIDED NAVIGATION - Browsing content stored in a content source. A content source identifier corresponding to the content source, a content type, and a hierarchical structure are received. The hierarchical structure defines a hierarchy of content stored in the content source that is independent of the file structure of the content stored in the content source. A guided browse function is generated based on the content source identifier. The content stored in the content source is searched by using the guided browse function, wherein in response to receiving a request from a presentation module to browse content corresponding to a selected node in the hierarchical structure, the guided browse function searches the content stored in the content source by using a search query corresponding to the selected node, and returns results of the search to the presentation module. The results are presented to a user by using the presentation module.11-24-2011
20110265004Interactive Media Device and Method - An interactive media device and method allows a user to select a format by which stored text of a book or stored audio of a book or combinations thereof are presented to the user. For example, if the user wishes to read the book, the user may select display of the text of a screen for reading. Alternatively, the user may select audio of the text resulting in the text being converted so that audio sound of the text is provided for listening. Interactive book or place marking allows the user via a device interface to mark a place within the book. Upon returning the user may continue from that place, either by reading displayed text or by listening to audio. Place marking, and presentation of the content either visually or audibly may continue, at the user's selection, until the book is completed.10-27-2011
20090031221Providing A Presentation in a Remote Location - A method for providing computer readable instructions for a presentation in a remote location is disclosed. In the method non-editable computer readable instructions for a presentation at a remote location are received from a central data storage via a data network. A user at the remote location then provides at least one set of computer readable instructions that are associated with the presentation. A modified presentation is presented at the remote location based on the non-editable set of computer readable instructions and the associated computer readable instructions. The associated computer readable instructions can then be sent to the central data storage for use in at least one subsequent execution of the presentation.01-29-2009
20100169782CONTENT AND/OR SERVICE GUIDING DEVICE AND GUIDING METHOD, AND INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - To facilitate finding of content or a service suitable for a user from a large amount of content sets and services. An image of a virtual three dimensional space (07-01-2010
20080282167PRIVATE PRESENTER NOTES - In some embodiments, a presenter remote unit, usable for controlling digital segments, such as digital presentation slides, has a display for displaying private notes that are pre-associated with the digital segments. The private notes can be navigated using a menu displayable on the presenter remote unit.11-13-2008
20100299602RANDOM IMAGE SELECTION WITHOUT VIEWING DUPLICATION - Particular embodiments generally relate to randomly displaying images on a display device. In one embodiment, a list of images for display on a display device, such as a digital picture frame or television, is determined. The display device is configured to display different images in a sequential order (such as one after another). A random display method may be determined. An image in the list of images is then randomly selected based on the random display method. For example, images are randomly selected such that all images in a list of images are displayed once without duplicative display of an image.11-25-2010
20090119595Method And System For Presenting A Transition Effect Between Remotely-Sourced Content In A Browser - Methods and systems are described for presenting a transition effect between remotely-sourced content in a browser. One method includes receiving an association between a transition effect and a condition for applying the transition effect when transitioning between presenting remotely-sourced content in a widget of a browser, and storing separately from the remotely-sourced content the association between the transition effect and the condition. While a first remotely-sourced content received from a first content provider via a network is presented in the widget, an indication to receive, via the network, a second remotely-sourced content from a second content provider for presenting in the widget is received. In response to receiving the indication, it is determined whether the condition is satisfied. The method includes applying the transition effect associated with the condition to at least one of the first remotely-sourced content and the second remotely-sourced content when the condition is satisfied to create a transition that is presentable in the widget.05-07-2009
20080282168Differential Dynamic Delivery Of Content Historically Likely To Be Viewed - Methods, systems, and computer program products are disclosed for differential dynamic content delivery. Typical embodiments include providing a session document for a presentation, wherein the session document includes a session grammar and a session structured document; receiving a prerecorded presentation control instruction; selecting from the session structured document a classified structural element in dependence upon the prerecorded presentation control instruction, in dependence upon user classifications of a user participant in the presentation, and in dependence upon a presentation history of the classified structural element; and presenting the selected structural element to the user. The presentation history further typically includes a classified structural element identifier; a user classification; a count of the number of times the classified structural element has been presented; and a count of the number of times the session document containing the classified structural element has been used in presentations.11-13-2008
20080244411Information processing device - There is provided an information processing device, comprising: a display unit configured to display at least one of a plurality of data files; an information providing unit configured to transmit, to a host computer, first information enabling a client device accessing the host computer to display information contained in the first information; a display switch unit configured to switch onscreen representation on the display unit between images corresponding to the plurality of data files; and a data changing unit configured to transmit, to the host computer, second information concerning an image corresponding to one of the plurality of data files currently displayed on the display unit in response to a fact that the onscreen representation on the display unit is switched.10-02-2008
20080215984STORYSHARE AUTOMATION - A method and system simplifies the creation process of a multimedia story for a user. It does this by using input and/or derived metadata, by providing constraints on the usability of assets, by automatically suggesting a theme for a story, and identifying appropriate assets and effects to be included in a story, which assets and effects are owned by the user or a third party.09-04-2008
20090164906VERTICALLY ORIENTED PROGRAM GUIDE FOR MEDIA CONTENT ACCESS SYSTEMS AND METHODS - An exemplary system includes a media content processing subsystem configured to provide a program guide graphical user interface having at least a first viewing pane and a second viewing pane to a display for presentation to a user, provide a selector object within the first viewing pane, and provide a list of content channels within the first viewing pane. When one content channel of the list of content channels is located within the selector object, the media content processing subsystem is further configured to provide within the second viewing pane a vertically oriented time axis and a vertically oriented list of at least one media content instance entry corresponding to at least one media content instance available via the one content channel during a time period represented by the time axis.06-25-2009
20090187827METHOD FOR DISPLAYING A SEQUENCE OF IMAGES WITH DIFFERENT SIZES OF THE DISPLAYED IMAGES - A computer interactively receives a selection command from a user for an internally contiguous sub-range of images of a sequence within the sequence. The computer outputs the images of the internally contiguous sub-range to the user via a viewing device in a first presentation size that is uniform for the images of the internally contiguous sub-range. The computer outputs images of the sequence that lie outside of the internally contiguous sub-range to the user via the viewing device simultaneously with the images of the internally contiguous sub-range with a respective second presentation size that is smaller than the first presentation size. The geometric arrangement of the output images on the viewing device forms a geometric sequence. The order of the output images coincides with the order of the sequence of images.07-23-2009
20110145709APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING USING SLIDESHOW FUNCTION - An image processing apparatus having a slideshow function includes: a storage unit that stores files corresponding to a plurality of images; a display unit that displays the plurality of images; a slideshow performing unit that reads the files from the storage unit and sequentially displays the plurality of images on the display unit in a slideshow function; a user input unit that receives input manipulation of a user and generating a signal; and an image processor that performs image processing on the files corresponding to images selected from the plurality of images displayed on the display unit based on the signal of the user input unit after the slideshow performing unit completes the slideshow function.06-16-2011
20090063982DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus which has a display unit includes: a communication unit which communicates with an external source supplying a image signal including a plurality of still images; an image processor which processes the image signal; and a controller which controls the image processor to perform a slide show function sequentially displaying the supplied still images on the display unit in every predetermined display cycle if the still images are supplied from the external source.03-05-2009
20080263452GRAPHIC USER INTERFACE - A system includes a display that is controlled by a processor. Software code may be executed by the processor to link a plurality of images of an image set into an endless loop in virtual space. The images of the image set may be scrolled along the endless loop for display. The endless loop may include one or more portions to which the images of the image set that are not currently visible on the display are linked, and one or more further portions to which the images of the image set that are currently visible on the display are linked.10-23-2008
20090210796System and Method for Dynamically Modifying a Sequence of Slides in a Slideshow Set During a Presentation of the Slideshow - A system and method for dynamically modifying a sequence of slides in a slideshow set during a presentation of the slideshow are provided. Tag metadata may be provided for each slide of a slideshow set such that this tag metadata may be used to establish logical subsets of slides within the slideshow set. Options may be provided for a user to select an interface item to obtain slides, from the current slideshow set or another slideshow set, that are associated with a currently displayed slide in the slideshow set. User interface items may be provided through which the user may temporarily redirect the sequence of the original slideshow set to incorporate one or more of these related slides and, upon termination of this “detour”, may return to the point at which the sequence diverted.08-20-2009
20090106659PRESENTATION OF USER INTERFACE CONTENT VIA MEDIA PLAYER - The presentation of user interface content via a media player is disclosed. In one embodiment, a media player detects a triggering event, and, upon detecting the triggering event, requests and receives a user interface content slide deck comprising one or more user interface content slides. The media player then retrieves user interface content for a slide in the slide deck, and displays the user interface content for the slide in the slide deck to a user along with media content.04-23-2009
20090204899MOBILE JOURNAL FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - A method, device and computer program for gathering event information associated with use, location, environment and/or function performed by a portable communication device. Event information may be stored in a memory of the portable communication device. The event information may include a date of the event, time event began, elapsed time of the event, event activity and location information associated with the event. The event information may then be sorted based upon a user defined criteria and presented on a display as a slide show. The slide show generally includes location information displayed in a map format along with event information including duration data displayed on the map for a user-specified time frame.08-13-2009
20090210797ACCESSIBILITY IN VIRTUAL WORLDS USING TAGS - Embodiments of the invention include a method and apparatus for describing elements within a virtual world to a user of the virtual world. An element may be identified based on a position of an avatar within the virtual world. The avatar is a representation of the user within the virtual world. A tag associated with the element is selected. The tag includes a description of the element. The element is described to the user based on the description.08-20-2009
20090210798MEDIA PRESENTATION FOR USE WITH IMPLANTABLE DEVICE - This document discusses, among other things, a system and method for determining a media presentation to present to a user using at least one of information received from an implantable medical device or information received from the user.08-20-2009
20090249210COMPUTER SYSTEM WITH ENHANCED USER INTERFACE FOR IMAGES - A computer system and method are presented that enhance a user experience when viewing images displayed on the computer. The system includes a user interface for the computer that displays a number of thumbnail images that are small representations of image files existing on the computer. The thumbnail images are arranged in alignment with one another, such as at the bottom of a viewing window. An enlarged preview image is positioned adjacent the thumbnail images. The enlarged preview image corresponds to a selected thumbnail image and is a larger representation of an image file corresponding with the selected thumbnail image. A control is displayed in the window that enables the user to iterate through the thumbnail images in at least one direction. As the user iterates through the thumbnail images, the enlarged preview image changes correspondingly.10-01-2009
20090259943System and method enabling sampling and preview of a digital multimedia presentation - There is presented a system and method enabling sampling and preview of a digital multimedia presentation. The system comprises a presentation server and a presentation content database configured to store a plurality of digital content including the digital multimedia presentation, accessible through the presentation server. The system also comprises a presentation sampling and preview application configured to determine a time duration of the digital multimedia presentation, designate sampling intervals of the digital multimedia presentation according to the time duration, associate a digital content sample with each designated sampling interval, and assign the digital content samples to respective locations on a presentation timeline. The system is configured to provide the digital content sample assigned to a selected location on the presentation timeline, thereby enabling sampling and preview of the digital multimedia presentation. In one embodiment, the system further comprises a client computer.10-15-2009
20100153849DYNAMIC IMAGE SLIDESHOW DISPLAY SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS - In one example, a slideshow is presented, wherein the images to be viewed are presented in a first slideshow area, and a video or animation is presented in a second slideshow area that at least partially surrounds the first slideshow area. Thus, as user images are presented in the first area, the video or animation in the second area may be used to entertain the viewer or to give context to the slideshow.06-17-2010
20080313543Systems and Methods to Provide Communication References to Connect People for Real Time Communications - Methods and apparatuses to present communication references to connect people for real time communications in response to requests to terminate the presentation of documents. One embodiment includes: responsive to a request from a user to terminate a presentation of a document, determining a reference to an entity based on a content of the document; presenting the reference with information about the entity to terminate the presentation of the document; and responsive to a request made via the reference, establishing a connection for real time communications between the entity and the user.12-18-2008
20080313542SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR WITNESS TESTIMONY COLLECTION - A witness testimony collection system may include a storage medium configured to store one or more documents. An interactive pen display device may be configured to transmit, in real time, digital ink markings on a document selected from the one or more documents. A high definition camera may be configured to transmit an image in real time. A mixer may be configured to receive input from the camera, the interactive pen display device and the storage device. The mixer may combine the input from the camera, the interactive pen display device and the storage device into a single output. A screen may be configured to receive input from the mixer. The screen may display an image of the digital ink markings on the selected document and the image from the camera on a single screen.12-18-2008
20100185949Method for using gesture objects for computer control - A computer control environment introduces the Gesture environment, in which a computer user may enter or recall graphic objects on a computer display screen, and draw arrows and gesture objects to control the computer and produce desired results. The elements that make up the gesture computing environment, include a gesture input by a user that is recognized by software and interpreted to command that some action is to be performed by the computer. The gesture environment includes gesture action objects, which convey an action to some recipient object, gesture context objects which set conditions for the invocation of an action from a gesture object, and gesture programming lines that are drawn to or between the gesture action objects and gesture context objects to establish interactions therebetween.07-22-2010
20100174990METHOD OF PRESENTING DIGITAL CONTENT - A method of presenting digital content, includes obtaining digital data representative of a succession of content items and presenting the succession of content items in a first presentation mode (07-08-2010
20100185950METHOD OF AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING A SLIDE SHOW, AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM HAVING RECORDED THEREON A COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR PROVIDING A SLIDE SHOW - Provided is a method of providing a slide show. The method includes determining whether a first image to be displayed is an image photographed in a continuous photographing mode, when the first image is an image photographed in the continuous photographing mode, displaying the first image for a first time interval, and when the first image is not an image photographed in the continuous photographing mode, displaying the first image for a second time interval, wherein the first time interval and the second time interval are different from each other. The first time interval may be shorter than the second time interval.07-22-2010
20100218099Systems and Methods for Audience-Enabled Access to Presentation Content - A system and method for accessing content provided by a presenter during a presentation is described. The system and method includes a presentation module used by a presenter to display presentation materials to audience members during a presentation. Also included is a selection module that allows a display of a representation of the presentation materials that have been displayed. When activated, the selection module enables an audience member to select for redisplay by the presentation module a particular one of the presentation materials.08-26-2010
20100235748System and method for automated content presentation objects - Provided is a system and method for centralizing common messaging (i.e. conveying or presenting information to a recipient/observer) functionality across a plurality of heterogeneous Mobile data processing System (MS) applications, and for synergistically bringing new messaging functionality to those applications. New synergistic presentation/messaging capability is brought to MS applications with distributable presentation objects in areas of Out-Going Messages (OGMs), Out-going Caller Messages (OCMs), Confirmation Of delivery Messages (COMs) and ADvertising messages (ADs). OGMs include messages which are played to callers in a phone call recording system. OCMs include messages that can be left automatically to a phone call recording system by a caller. COMs include messages that are automatically sent based on a delivery. ADs include messages for conveying advertising information. Different message types are automatically presented for a variety of triggering events, and in accordance with reconciled configurations between an originator's intent and an observer's preferences. In a preferred embodiment, the Location Based eXchange (LBX) method and system is leveraged, for example in configuring a triggered event for automatically processing an Out-Going Message (OGM), Out-going Caller Message (OCM), Confirmation Of delivery Messages (COM), or ADvertising message (AD).09-16-2010
20100251122METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING PRESENTATION SLIDES - A presentation control system and method are provided, in which a first terminal is connected to a second terminal to control displaying of a presentation file stored in the second terminal. The first terminal controls execution of the presentation file in the second terminal, controls execution of switching between slide pages included in the presentation file in the second terminal, and controls closing of the presentation file in the second terminal.09-30-2010
20100100822Devices, Methods and Computer-Readable Media for Providing Control of Switching Between Media Presentation Screens - Devices, methods and computer-readable media for providing control of switching of an interactive session in a communications network. Content may be switched between media presentation screens. Collected data is analyzed and a location of a user within the communications network is monitored. A presentation of a first screen the user is watching may be exchanged for a presentation of a second screen selected based upon a change in the location of a monitored user and the analysis of the collected data.04-22-2010
20090282339METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING A SPACE BASED ON MEDIA CONTENT - Described is a system and method for controlling the state and capabilities of a meeting room automatically based on the content being presented. The system can detect certain states (such as transitions to a demo, or question-and-answer sessions) based on content of slides, and can automatically switch displays and other devices in a meeting room to accommodate these new states.11-12-2009
20090177969SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ATTENDING A RECORDED EVENT IN A METAVERSE APPLICATION - A metaverse system and method for allowing a user to attend a recorded past event in a metaverse application. The metaverse system includes a client computer, a metaverse server, and a time travel engine. The client computer interfaces with the metaverse application. The metaverse server records an event environment of a past event in a metaverse application. The time travel engine serves, in response to a request from a user, a playback of the recorded event environment to the client computer to allow the user to attend and to observe the recorded event environment.07-09-2009
20120036438COMPUTER SYSTEM WITH ENHANCED USER INTERFACE FOR IMAGES - A computer system and method are presented that enhance a user experience when viewing images displayed on the computer. The system includes a user interface for the computer that displays a number of thumbnail images that are small representations of image files existing on the computer. The thumbnail images are arranged in alignment with one another, such as at the bottom of a viewing window. An enlarged preview image is positioned adjacent the thumbnail images. The enlarged preview image corresponds to a selected thumbnail image and is a larger representation of an image file corresponding with the selected thumbnail image. A control is displayed in the window that enables the user to iterate through the thumbnail images in at least one direction. As the user iterates through the thumbnail images, the enlarged preview image changes correspondingly.02-09-2012
20110107223User Interface For Presenting Presentations - A user interface and methods for presenting presentation pages are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary method of the invention displays a first presentation page in a display area of a data processing system. Next, a second presentation page angles into the display area as the first presentation page angles out and turns off from the display area, as though they are sides of a revolving 3-D object. Other methods and apparatuses are also described.05-05-2011
20110119591CONTENT TARGETING WITH AUDIENCES - The present invention provides a system and method for targeting content to audiences. The audience is defined by rules that may be based on properties as well as organizational structure associated with the users. Each of the rules is compiled to determine the group of members belonging to the rule. Logical operators are then applied to the groups to determine the audience membership. Compiling the rules enhances performance as the rules do not have to be run each time. Instead, a simple check against the rules results is performed. The rules making up the audience may be compiled at predetermined times in order to keep the audience up-to-date. Audiences are then selected and tagged to content so that the content may be viewed by the selected audiences.05-19-2011
20110113338Information output apparatus and method and program - Disclosed herein is an information output apparatus including: a storage configured to store an output sequence of content; an output controller configured to control output of the content; and an acquirer configured to obtain output information of the content to be added, wherein the acquirer obtains the content and an output condition as the output information of the content to be added from a terminal apparatus, the storage stores the sequence of the content to be added, and the output controller outputs the content to be added in the stored sequence in accordance with the output condition.05-12-2011
20090037820Differential Dynamic Content Delivery With A Presenter-Alterable Session Copy Of A User Profile - Differential dynamic content delivery with a presenter alterable session copy of a user profile. Typical embodiments include providing a session document for a presentation, wherein the session document includes a session grammar and a session structured document; providing a session copy of a user profile including a user classification; receiving, from a presenter, a user classification instruction to change a user classification in the session copy of a user profile; changing the user classification in the session copy of a user profile in dependence upon the presenter's instruction; selecting from the session structured document a classified structural element in dependence upon a user classification in the session copy of a user profile of a user in the presentation; and presenting the selected structural element to the user.02-05-2009
20130139063METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ASSISTING WITH COLOUR SELECTION - Method for colour selection assistance for the preparation of visual aids, taking into account at least one profile influencing the selection of colours, one lesson about a colour, one colour combination rule, and one piece of information about the structure of the visual aid.05-30-2013
20100325548APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR GENERATING SLIDE SHOW AND PROGRAM THEREFOR - When slide show image data sets are generated from a plurality of image data sets, the image data sets, DVD-Video files representing the slide shows generated from the image data sets, and information representing reproduction order are stored in a manner that allows a user to access them so that pleasure of the slide shows for the user is not ruined. The user changes the images to be included in the DVD-Video files and the reproduction order, while referring to the image data sets, the DVD-Video files, and the information. A digitalization center newly generates DVD-Video files according to the changed images and the changed reproduction order.12-23-2010
20110016398Slide Show - A method for displaying images of interest as a slide show including scanning metadata of images to identify the images which match one or more criteria, classifying the images which have metadata that match one or more of the criteria as the images of interest, and displaying the slide show of the images of interest on a display device.01-20-2011
20110041062Systems, Methods, and Media for Coordinating the Presentation of Media with an Event - Systems for coordinating the presentation of media with an event are provided, the systems comprising: at least one processor that: receives media characteristic data associated with an event and target media; identifies presentation media as being target media based on the media characteristic data; determines a timing of a presentation of the presentation media; and presents the presentation media with the event according to the timing. Similar methods, and computer readable media containing instructions that perform such methods, are also provided.02-17-2011
20090327896DYNAMIC MEDIA AUGMENTATION FOR PRESENTATIONS - A presentation system is provided. The presentation system includes a presentation component that provides an electronic data sequence for one or more members of an audience. A monitor component analyzes one or more media streams associated with the electronic data sequence, where a processing component automatically generates a media stream index or a media stream augmentation for the electronic data sequence.12-31-2009
20120137223METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR SELECTION OF MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATIONS - Described are a variety of techniques for viewing multimedia-based information in accordance with user controls for the speed and direction of the multimedia presentation. Different techniques for presenting multimedia data items are disclosed. User controls providing control for speed and direction in accordance with a user selection device being in a particular location. When a user device is with the defined area, the speed and direction control are on. When the user selection device leaves the defined area, the speed and direction are off. Also described is a system using a browser tool for displaying multimedia data in accordance with these viewing techniques. Multimedia data items displayed with the viewing techniques are indices into multimedia presentations. A user selection is made by viewing the multimedia data items and control is transferred accordingly to an appropriate application to present a multimedia presentation corresponding to a selected multimedia data item.05-31-2012
20120304069Method and Apparatus for Representing and Configuring Flexible and Extensible Presentation Patterns - Techniques are provided for representing and configuring flexible and extensible presentation patterns based on fine-grained architectural building blocks (ABBs). The techniques include defining ABBs, modeling the ABBs in a uniform manner, and creating at least one template using the ABBs, wherein the at least one template includes at least one of pre-configured static characteristics and user-specified service characteristics. In an embodiment of the invention, an exemplary method for designing and managing fine-grained ABBs can include identifying ABBs to compose an architecture for facilitating presentation and interaction between consumers and other elements in a solution, analyzing the ABBs to monitor computing resources used by individual ABBs, selecting a number of running instances of the ABBs based on (i) requests of a pertinent entity and (ii) available resources, and managing life-cycles of ABBs.11-29-2012
20120304068PRESENTATION FORMAT FOR AN APPLICATION TILE - This document describes techniques enabling a presentation format for an application tile. These techniques permit a user to view changes to an application through a tile of a user interface, the tile having one of various presentation formats through which a user may view content associated with those changes.11-29-2012
20110060994SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR WIDGET RENDERING AND SHARING ON A PERSONAL ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Systems and methods for providing, sharing, storing and playing widgets and associated media content on a personal audiovisual device, such as a digital photo frame, are described. In one implementation, widgets may be selected by a user for rendering based on capabilities of a user's device, with the widgets then provided to the device for playback. Digital content such as audio files, images, and/or video may be rendered in conjunction with playback of the widget. Widgets may be shared between users so as to facilitate sharing of media content.03-10-2011
20100313134SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL CONTENT IN AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A system for and method for displaying content with spatial and temporal components at an electronic reader device is presented. The system and method comprise an acquisition module for receiving a plurality of electronic content from one or more content sources via a network, a storage module for storing the plurality of electronic content, a selection module for selecting at least some of the plurality of electronic content for presentation, and a presentation module for presenting the selected electronic content at the electronic reader device, wherein the presented electronic content comprises a spatially and temporally persistent component and a spatially persistent and temporally transient component.12-09-2010
20110010628Method and Apparatus for Automatic Annotation of Recorded Presentations - Automatic annotation of recorded lectures includes the annotation of recorded presentations as presented on a computer screen during a presentation. Such annotation is accomplished with metadata that indicates the original slide and the time in the presentation that the slide was presented. Registration of the presentation tags the presentation with this metadata, which uniquely identifies the presentation and each slide. The metadata enables future searching of the recorded presentation for the annotation, such that segments of recorded presentations in which the slide was presented can be recalled. The searching function can also be used in an integrated system with other applications to enable recall of segments of relevant recorded presentations.01-13-2011
20100070864SYSTEM FOR GENERATING AND DISPLAYING COMMUNITY AWARENESS MANAGEMENT DATA - A system and method links one or more disparate community awareness management (CAM) datasets for a community awareness program (CAP) with one or more spatial layers to create linked CAM datasets. One or more data attributes common to a CAM dataset and a spatial layer are identified, and the link is defined between the CAM dataset and the spatial layer. The spatial layer and the linked CAM dataset then may be queried using a single input query. Features from the spatial layer and features from the linked CAM dataset that match the query are generated for display. In one embodiment, a system and method manage CAP assets, transactions, interest areas for the CAP, and buffer areas for the CAP. An audience utility enables entering and maintaining audience data for the CAP. A journal utility enables making journal entries for one or more audience members, CAP assets, transactions, and/or other CAM data. A link document utility enables linking one or more documents to CAM data.03-18-2010
20090327895Streaming Distribution of Multimedia Digital Documents Via a Telecommnnication Network - A system for supplying digital multimedia documents via a telecommunications network. The system includes document server means (12-31-2009
20080320394METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PRESENTING A VISUAL NOTIFICATION AND DELAYING AN ACTION RESPONSIVE TO AN ONSCREEN SELECTION - A method and system for presenting a visual notification and delaying an action responsive to an onscreen selection. A computing unit displays a presentation of a software application or a web page including a selectable item. The computing unit receives a position of the cursor and a selection of the selectable item. A pre-defined delay is initiated responsive to receiving the selection. A visual notification is presented onscreen to the audience responsive to the initiation of the delay. Presenting the visual notification facilitates detecting the cursor at the received position by the audience and indicates that an action responsive to the selection is to be executed. The delay is determined to be completed. The action is executed responsive to determining the completion of the delay.12-25-2008
20120311449INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM - A user interface to an application is used to manage a collection of data associated with a plurality of business management functions of a multi-national entity. The user interface includes a set of presentation objects, at least some of the presentation objects being operable to control a presentation of information within the user interface. Responsive to input selecting a first presentation object of the set, a first view of a subset of the collection of data associated with a first of the plurality of business management functions is visually rendered in a first region of the user interface.12-06-2012
20120151350Synthesis of a Linear Narrative from Search Content - The subject disclosure is directed towards automatically synthesizing content found via one or more searches into a linear narrative such as a slideshow and/or other audiovisual presentation, for playback to a user. A model in conjunction with user input parameters may assist in obtaining the search content, comprising content objects. The model applies rules, constraints and/or equations to generate a plan comprising plan objects, and a content synthesizer processes the plan objects into the linear narrative. The user may interact to change the input parameters and/or the set of plan objects, resulting in a modified narrative being re-synthesized for playback.06-14-2012
20100293469Providing Portions of a Presentation During a Videoconference - Providing or storing portions of a presentation during a videoconference. One or more portions (e.g., captured images) of a presentation may be stored during a presentation, e.g., in a periodic fashion. The presentation may be provided during a videoconference. The portions may be usable by a user (locally or if, provided over a network, remotely) to view the presentation independently of other participants of the videoconference.11-18-2010
20110258548MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION CREATION - A method for creating a multimedia presentation, the method including determining the physical presence of at least one individual, selecting at least one multimedia object associated with the at least one individual whose physical presence has been determined, creating a multimedia presentation using the at least one multimedia object associated with the at least one individual, determining the physical presence of additional individuals other than the at least one individual, selecting at least one multimedia object associated with each of the additional individuals whose physical presence has been determined, updating the multimedia presentation using the at least one multimedia object associated with each of the additional individuals, and displaying the multimedia presentation.10-20-2011
20090172547SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DYNAMICALLY PUBLISHING MULTIPLE PHOTOS IN SLIDESHOW FORMAT ON A MOBILE DEVICE - A system for publishing multiple photos in slideshow format on a mobile device comprising: means for inputting multiple photo file references to a slideshow generator; a slideshow generator that parses the inputted photo file references, retrieves photo files based on the parsed photo file references, assembles the retrieved photo files into frames, and aggregates the frames into a single, animated slideshow file that rotates through all of the photos based on a specified time delay; a database that stores photo file reference information; a file storage system that stores the aggregated slideshow file generated by the slideshow generator; means for delivering the aggregated slideshow file to a mobile device; and means for rendering the slideshow file as a slideshow on a mobile device. A method for publishing multiple photos in slideshow format on a mobile device using the above-described system.07-02-2009
20090132925ADVENTURE LEARNING IMMERSION PLATFORM - An Adventure Learning venue for a plurality of human participants having a range of binocular has a data communication network. A display is connected to the data communication network, the display being configurable to display a plurality of images around the participants in the participants' range of binocular vision. There is also at least one sound transducer connected to the data communication network, configured to provide sound that appears to be from more than a single direction to each of the participants. The venue has a plurality of participant seats, each participant seat comprising at least one interface control, one seat-based display, and one seat-based interface device, connectable to the data communication network. The venue also has a workstation for a facilitator connectable to the data communication network; the facilitator workstation being configured to exert control over the content provided the display and the sound transducer to the participants. The venue also has a presentation system comprising at least one computer equipped with software to provide content to at least the display and sound transducer.05-21-2009
20120159331Audience Response System - An audience response system comprising: at least one audience means for communicating with the system and displaying information to audience members; a presenter means for communicating with the system and displaying information to the presenter; a central server storing and analyzing data associated with the system and adapted to allow at least one audience means and the presenter means to communicate with the system using at least one common communication network and protocol; at least one communications network facilitating transmission of data among the server, audience means and presenter means; and a display means for showing an output of the system to the audience. The system may be adapted to use at least one selected from a cellular telephone, a wired computer network, and a wireless computer network, and the audience and presenter may use cellular telephones, personal computers, personal digital assistants, and digital web-enabled music devices to communicate with the system. Communication protocols may include hypertext transfer protocol (“HTTP”), multimedia message service (“MMS”), and short message service (“SMS”). Communication in the system may be facilitated on at least one device by a browser including, but not limited to Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari.06-21-2012
20110072351INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, INFORMATION PROCESSING PROGRAM, AND COMPUTER-READABLE STORGAE MEDIUM HAVING INFORMATION PROCESSING PROGRAM STORED THEREON - An image display device (03-24-2011
20110107222PRESENTATION SYSTEM AND DISPLAY DEVICE FOR USE IN THE PRESENTATION SYSTEM - A display device according synthesizes icons and messages with a portion where no descriptive display image is displayed by OSD for display. Icon functions are set by a PC so that the setting of the operation of the PC and the display device, and the setting of an external device can be conducted. The number of lines of the message to be displayed is determined according to distortion correction at the case of oblique projection to correct position coordinates detected by a camera. In a presentation system including an interactive white board device, the display device (for example, a liquid crystal projector), and the PC, the display of the icons are improved to extend the functions, and the display of the messages at the case of oblique projection, and a position detection precision on a screen by the camera incorporated into the display device are improved.05-05-2011
20110107221Web Based Sales Presentation Method and System With Synchronized Display - A web based sales presentations with synchronized display. In one embodiment, a computer implemented method comprises of receiving, by a server system, a request from a sales representative to have an invitation sent to a customer to remotely view a presentation; sending, by the server system, a communication to the customer, inviting the customer to view the presentation, wherein the communication includes a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) providing access to remotely view the presentation; centrally storing the presentation at a storage unit associated with the server system, the presentation completed prior to receiving the request from the sales representative; exclusively displaying, by the server system, at a first separate computer system of the sales representative, navigational links for selecting a slide of the presentation centrally stored separately at the storage unit associated with the server system, for display at a second separate computer system of the customer, wherein the navigational links are not displayed at the second separate computer system of the customer; in response to the customer selecting the URL included in the communication to the customer, displaying, by the server system, at the second separate computer system of the customer, the presentation centrally stored separately at the storage unit, as separately navigated by the sales representative; and synchronizing, by the server system, a display of the presentation at the first separate computer system of the sales representative and the display of the presentation at the second separate computer system of the customer.05-05-2011
20120124476Method for Interacting with a Multimedia Presentation Served by an Interactive Response Unit - A system for interacting with a multimedia presentation includes one or more machine-readable codes embedded in a plurality of sequential frames or in individual slides of a multimedia presentation, the frames or slides defining at least one interactive portion of a larger multimedia presentation, a touch-screen driver extension resident on a digital medium and transferable over a network to the digital medium of a touch-screen operated multi-media device, the extension enabling interpretation at the multimedia-enabled interactive response unit of touch-screen taps input during play of the multimedia presentation, and a set of machine instructions resident on a digital medium coupled to or accessible to a multimedia-enabled interactive response system, the machine instructions executable by physical interaction with the one or more of the machine-readable codes in the multimedia presentation to serve one or more additional multimedia presentations to the touch-screen multimedia device.05-17-2012
20120166954TECHNIQUES FOR ELECTRONIC AGGREGATION OF INFORMATION - Techniques for an electronic montage system are described. An apparatus may comprise a logic device arranged to execute a montage application comprising an authoring component operative to provide a presentation surface having multiple presentation tiles, receive control directives to associate content files with presentation tiles, generate tile objects for the content files based on content file types for the content files, and store the presentation surface and tile objects as a montage. Other embodiments are described and claimed.06-28-2012
20120166953TECHNIQUES FOR ELECTRONIC AGGREGATION OF INFORMATION - Techniques for an electronic montage system are described. An apparatus may comprise a logic device arranged to execute a montage application comprising an authoring component operative to provide a presentation surface having multiple presentation tiles, receive control directives to associate content files with presentation tiles, generate tile objects for the content files based on content file types for the content files, and store the presentation surface and tile objects as a montage. Other embodiments are described and claimed.06-28-2012
20120166952SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND DEVICES FOR FACILITATING NAVIGATION OF PREVIOUSLY PRESENTED SCREEN DATA IN AN ONGOING ONLINE MEETING - In various embodiments, an attendee of a live online meeting selects screen data from an earlier point in time in the online meeting for playback while the meeting is still ongoing. Automatically generated image thumbnails of the screen data for the online meeting may be employed to navigate to the earlier point in time. Attendees may annotate screenshots associated with the thumbnails, and a summary document may be generated that includes the screenshots and the annotations.06-28-2012
20120131463System and Method for Assembling and Displaying Individual Images as a Continuous Image - A system for continuously displaying individual images to present a visual narrative is provided. The system includes a storage module that stores multiple digital images. The images include image data that corresponds to a portion of a least one panel of narrative artwork. At least one of the images includes image data that corresponds to a transition that conforms to a visual grammar. An image processor retrieves the images from the storage module and arranges the image data of the images in an ordered configuration according to a predetermined sequence. The predetermined sequence specifies an order for the images. A display module accesses the ordered image data for display as a continuous image.05-24-2012
20120317487METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR BROWSER-BASED CONTROL OF A REMOTE COMPUTER - A method and system for remote control of a presenter's computer screen using only web browsers is described. Viewers are able to view representation of a presenter's screen on a screen of the viewer's device and remotely control the presenter's screen directly from a web browser, without any downloads, plugins, or dialog boxes. Viewer control events are captured by the browser, sent to a server, and transmitted to the presenter's computer. A program running on the presenter's computer executes the control events, updates the presenter's screen, and transmits images of the updated screen back to the viewers.12-13-2012
20120317486EMBEDDED WEB VIEWER FOR PRESENTATION APPLICATIONS - Presentation content is embedded within a Web page utilizing a presentation Web Part. The presentation Web Part is configured to create a Web element, such as an inline frame (“iFrame”) within which the presentation content can be displayed. The presentation Web Part is configured with an outer application programming interface (“API”) that functions as a message wrapper, such as a postMessage wrapper, for an inner API to call functions of a presentation Web application to manipulate the presentation content such as by advancing through various slides of the presentation content. For example, the presentation Web Part and a map Web Part may be displayed on the same Web page such that when a user selects a city or other location via the map Web Part, the presentation Web Part displays presentation content associated with the selected location. Other use cases are provided herein.12-13-2012
20080301561Apparatus and method for automation of multimedia-enabled correspondence management systems (MCMS) - A system for sending large numbers of personalized multimedia communications to other people by automating the creation and delivery of custom one-to-one and template-driven one-to-many video and/or audio (multimedia) communications. The present invention also provides an automated means for a message originator to select and direct a third party to create customized multimedia content. Using the system, a user can select among the duly registered performers in the system's database, and direct such a third party or parties such as a Hollywood celebrities to perform a holiday greeting for a colleague. The invention also allows for classifying, saving and re-using multimedia content or parts of multimedia content and for the combining or matching of multimedia content custom-tailored to specific recipients, such as recorded salutations, with additional multimedia content, such as an explanation of a politician's position on a particular issue.12-04-2008
20120324357HIERARCHICAL, ZOOMABLE PRESENTATIONS OF MEDIA SETS - Media sets may be presented as a media presentation (e.g., a slideshow or a thumbnail set), but many such presentations exhaust the attention of a user, particularly for large media sets. Instead, ratings may be identified that represents the relevance or interest of respective media objects of the media set to the user. These ratings may be identified explicitly by the user or automatically detected (e.g., by assessing image quality or monitoring user interactions with respective media objects). A zoomable media presentation of the media set may first present only media objects having a high rating, and upon zooming in near a media object, may insert, near the zoomed media object, one or more media objects associated with the zoomed media object and having a lower rating. This presentation therefore hierarchically organizes the media set, and utilizes zoom operations as a “drill-down” metaphor within the hierarchy of the media set.12-20-2012
20120096359SELECTING REPRESENTATIVE IMAGES FOR DISPLAY - Representative images are selected for display from a group. A dissimilarity measure is selected, by which to compute dissimilarities between features of respective images in the group. Dissimilarities between the images in the group are computed, based on the selected dissimilarity measure. A relative dissimilarity between each image and the other images in the group is determined, based on the relative dissimilarity between the feature of the image and the features of the other images in the group. An image in the group is selected as a representative image for display, using the relative dissimilarity of the image as a probability bias in the selection.04-19-2012
20100199183SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR STORING MULTI-SOURCE MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATIONS - A file format design supports storage of multi-source multimedia presentations via the inclusion of indications as to whether a presentation is a multi-source presentation, and for one media type, the tracks of which are from different sources and should be played simultaneously. If a multi-source presentation exists, additional indications may be provided including: an indication of a multi-source presentation type being stored; indications regarding the source of each track and which tracks have the same source; indications of different parties' information such as phone numbers, etc. Thus, a player may play back a recorded presentation in the same or substantially the same manner as it was presented during the actual session, and may automatically manipulate the presentation to be more informative or efficient. The file format design further supports storage of other types of multi-source presentations that render more than one media stream for at least one type of media.08-05-2010
20130019177SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGEMENT AND DISTRIBUTION OF MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATIONS - A system including a processor that performs the steps of: receiving, from a graphical user interface at a user device, first filter data related to first physical exercise attributes; comparing the first filter data with metadata associated with physical exercise objects, the metadata and the physical exercise objects being stored in one or more databases, the physical exercise objects comprising image data selected from the group consisting of moving, still or animated image data related to physical exercises; determining a requested first subset of the physical exercise objects based on results of the comparing step; displaying in the graphical user interface the requested first subset of the physical exercise objects as a physical exercise routine presentation; receiving, from the graphical user interface, presentation data related to reorganization of the physical exercise routine presentation; and providing the reorganized physical exercise routine presentation as a completed physical exercise routine presentation.01-17-2013
20130024773SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SUMMARIZING INTERACTIONS - The disclosed embodiment relates to methods for presenting information to a user in a concise manner. The method preferably comprises receiving information specifying at least one data characteristic and at least one presentation characteristic, wherein the at least one data characteristic relates to information desired by a user regarding data and the at least one presentation characteristic relates to the manner in which information is presented to the user, receiving a collection of data, identifying relevant data from the collection of data based on at least one of the data characteristics, condensing the relevant data into presentation data based on at least one of the presentation characteristics, and presenting the presentation data. The disclosed embodiment also relates to a system and computer-readable code that can be used to implement the exemplary methods.01-24-2013
20130024772COMPUTER-BASED DISPLAY PRESENTATION TIME MANAGEMENT SYSTEM - An interactive computer supported display system for managing the time allocation of presentation segments, such as individual slides. The presentation segments are each preassigned a presentation time duration and a warning time threshold for signaling the approach to the end of the preassigned time duration of each presentation segment. The actual presentation time used during presentation of each segment is compared to the preassigned time duration and warning threshold to issue warnings to the presenter and to carry forward any surplus or deficit time due to underrun or overrun of the preassigned time. The time surplus or deficit carried forward may be allocated by adding to or subtracting from the preassigned presentation times of subsequent presentation segments based upon a preassigned priority level assigned to each presentation segment.01-24-2013
20080235591System and method of displaying a multimedia timeline - Systems, methods, and computer readable media to display a multimedia timeline are disclosed. Data associated with a multimedia timeline may be received. The multimedia timeline may correspond to a life event. A first view may be generated to display a first portion of the multimedia timeline in a timeline format at a display device. The first view may correspond to a first time period.09-25-2008
20080235590System and method of accessing a multimedia timeline - Systems, computer readable media, and methods of accessing a multimedia timeline are disclosed. Multimedia timeline data may be received at a multimedia device. The multimedia timeline data may correspond to at least a portion of a multimedia timeline. The multimedia timeline may correspond to a life event. A graphical user interface may be provided to a display device. The graphical user interface may include at least the portion of the multimedia timeline in a timeline format.09-25-2008
20080229207Content Presentation System - There is provided a function for continuously viewing a content, which has been viewed using a viewing device, by using another viewing device. In a slave content presentation device, a user's viewing operation log is acquired for each content, and in a master content presentation device, this operation log is received as an input to generate information indicative of which portion of which content has not been viewed yet. Based on this information, a user can select the content, the viewing of which has not been finished, and view the remaining unviewed portion.09-18-2008
20130179790METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING AND CONVERTING SALES OPPORTUNITIES - Implementations of the present disclosure involve a system and/or method of creating a presentation. The system and/or method is configured to take basic user input about a customer and a subject and automatically generate a title slide and select appropriate assets for inclusion in a presentation in order to provide the user with an easy to use system for adding content to the presentation. The system automatically populates an asset board with presentation assets associated with the customer and the subject selected. A user may then select from the assets board, which presentation assets to include in the presentation and in which order.07-11-2013
20130179789AUTOMATIC GENERATION OF A PRESENTATION - In one aspect, a method for assigning dynamic metadata to presentation pages is provided. The method includes storing presentation pages in a storage system, assigning static metadata to each presentation page of the presentation pages, and assigning the dynamic metadata to the presentation pages. Additionally, a method for selecting presentation pages is provided. In one aspect, this method includes receiving a selection parameter indicative of criteria for selecting presentation pages stored in a storage system, and selecting a group of presentation pages from the storage system based on static metadata, dynamic metadata, and the selection parameter.07-11-2013
20130125001Digital Photo Album - A digital photo book for storage and display of digital photos comprising: a photo array, where the photo array includes a means for displaying a plurality of digital photo images; an interactive means, where the interactive means controls the display of the digital photo images; a cover, where the cover covers the photo array and interactive means; a view window positioned on the cover, where the view window displays one of the digital photo images; memory, where the memory stores the digital photos available for display in the photo array; a processor, where the processor processes the functions related to the display of the digital photos; and a power source, where the power source provides power to any components of the digital photo book.05-16-2013
20130132846MULTIPLE CONCURRENT CONTRIBUTOR MAPPING SYSTEM AND METHOD - A mapping system in the form of a collaborative mapping tool that allows multiple users to simultaneously edit a base map online and populate it with objects that they find of interest. Map creators may share their maps, allowing other users to view, edit or further share the maps as they are updated. A historical record is kept of changes to the maps so that they may be viewed as of any moment of their development, as a slideshow or as a video clip. Users may be restricted as to the objects they can see or edit.05-23-2013
20110231766Systems and Methods for Customizing Photo Presentations - Various systems and methods are described for customizing photo presentations. One particular method comprises receiving by the media display system, a plurality of photos depicting individuals and displaying one or more controls for specifying an action to one or more selected individuals. The method further comprises receiving a selection of one or more individuals, generating an action list according to the selection, and customizing the photo presentation comprising photos from among the received plurality of photos according to the action list and according to the analyzed facial regions.09-22-2011
20130151972MEDIA PROCESSING COMPARISON SYSTEM AND TECHNIQUES - A media processing comparison system (“MPCS”) and techniques facilitate concurrent, subjective quality comparisons between media presentations produced by different instances of media processing components performing the same functions (for example, instances of media processing components in the form of hardware, software, and/or firmware, such as parsers, codecs, decryptors, and/or demultiplexers, supplied by the same or different entities) in a particular media content player. The MPCS receives an ordered stream of encoded media samples from a media source, and decodes a particular encoded media sample using two or more different instances of media processing components. A single renderer renders and/or coordinates the synchronous presentation of decoded media samples from each instance of media processing component(s) as separate media presentations. The media presentations may be subjectively compared and/or selected for storage by a user in a sample-by-sample manner.06-13-2013
20100318916SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATIONS - A system and method are provided for generating broadcast-quality multimedia productions using slide-show presentations without requiring a complex set up or configuration process, or the need for specialized technicians. The system enables pre-loaded, preconfigured elements to be rendered with a common presentation file such as that created in PowerPoint®. A smart projection module is provided as an interface between the presentation itself and various inputs used to enhance the presentation, the effort associated with rendering a consistent, broadcast-quality production is minimized or even eliminated.12-16-2010
20120284626METHOD AND SYSTEM TO USE AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION SYSTEM WITHIN A PRESENTATION SOFTWARE - The present invention provides a method and a system to involve audience in presentations over a communication network. The method includes providing the presenter with an Audience Response System Presenter Component having a presentation software with an interactive component for presenting an information and capturing audience inputs connected to the presenter's session and displaying it appropriately. Further, enabling the audience in a session to connect to a Server by using an Audience Response System Audience Component. Furthermore, enabling the presenters and audiences a better real time interactive communication to collect, view and share responses. At last, providing for display varied types of interactions with the audience and collecting audience input to be displayed using presenting software and Audience Response System Presenter Component.11-08-2012
20120017154APPLICATION FOR DESIGNING PHOTO ALBUMS - Some embodiments of the invention provide a computer-based application that allows its users to insert their pictures in a variety of different photo album books (called photo books below). Each photo book has several pages that have one or more picture fields for presenting pictures. Different photo books can differ in their size, themes, covers, page designs, page colors, picture-field designs, picture-field layouts, and/or other attributes. In some embodiments, the application also allows the users to modify photo books that they select. For instance, in some embodiments, a user can modify the page design, color, frame design, and/or other thematic aspects of a selected photo books. Also, in some embodiments, the user can add picture and text fields to the photo book. Once the user has completed designing the photo book and inserting pictures in the photo book, the user can order the photo book through an online transaction that is initiated through the application.01-19-2012
20130198636Dynamic Content Presentations - A system and method are provided for a network-based content management system (CMS) for creating and sharing presentation objects, and for generating revenue based on providing access to tools by which the presentation objects are created, stored and managed. In the system, a content management service includes a database that stores a presentation object, and a Web server stores a Web page including a link to the presentation object. When the Web page is displayed on a computing device that accesses the Web page via the Web, the presentation object appears as an embedded presentation.08-01-2013

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