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

715733000 - For plural users or sites (e.g., network)

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20130073969SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR WEB BASED APPLICATION MODELING AND GENERATION - According to some embodiments, a service list including a plurality of available services is displayed via a web-based display on a remote client device. Each available service may be, for example, associated with meta-data available at a server. A user selection of at least one of the available services may then be received. A platform list, including a plurality of potential execution platforms, may be displayed to the user and a user selection of one of the potential execution platforms may be received. The server may then automatically generate application code based on the selected available service, the meta-data associated with the selected available service, and the selected execution platform.03-21-2013
20110283195DEVICE THEME MATCHING - Various embodiments enable device theme matching. In at least some embodiments, a request for resources from a client device can be configured to include data to identify a theme that is active for the client device and/or selected programs or interfaces of the device. A web provider that receives the resource request can parse the request and make use of identifying data to ascertain a theme that is active for or associated with the client device. Based on the identifying data, the web provider can retrieve, generate, create, or otherwise obtain webpages that are configured to match or otherwise be consistent with the ascertained theme. The web provider can then communicate the configured webpages to the client device in response to the resource request.11-17-2011
20110191688NETWORK SYSTEM, SERVER APPARATUS, AND COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM - A server apparatus provides groupware functions by storing data to be attached to an image object in correspondence with a window on which image object is to be displayed at a client terminal so that all data attached to the image object are storable regardless of any one of a plurality of windows on which the image object is displayed. The server apparatus inherits and stores data attached to an image object moved or copied at the client terminal, in correspondence with the user data attached to a seat image to which the image object is moved or copied and a second window that is specified by the user data attached to the seat image and displayed at the client terminal, in response to an update request from the client terminal.08-04-2011
20090094523Methods and Systems for Maintaining Desktop Environments providing integrated access to remote and local resourcses - A method for maintaining a full-screen, integrated desktop environment on a remote machine for display to a user by a local machine includes monitoring, by a first agent on the remote machine, a desktop environment providing integrated access to a resource provided to a user of the local machine by the remote machine and a resource provided by the local machine to the user. The first agent generates a proxy window representing a window on the local machine displaying output data generated by the second resource and receives an identification of a change to the window on the local machine. The first agent modifies at least one data object in the desktop environment responsive to the change. The first agent transmits, to a second agent on the local machine, an identification of the modification. The second agent modifies attribute data associated with a data object displayed by the local machine.04-09-2009
20110197136WEB BROWSER INSTANCE PROFILING - A method of profiling a web browser instance associated with a computer, so as to determine the propensity of a user of the web browser instance to undertake certain actions, the method comprising the steps of: storing a web page on a web server, said web page including profiling code; uploading the web page to a visitor web browser instance responsive to a request from said web browser; and executing the profiling code on the web server and/or web browser to extract profiling data from the visitor web browser instance. Executing the profiling code includes initiating a series of queries of the visitor web browser instance, the queries including at least one of the following techniques: determining whether a specific URL (08-11-2011
20130031480VISUALLY REPRESENTING AND MANAGING ACCESS CONTROL OF RESOURCES - A method and system for controlling access to a resource. Visual representations of the resource and an entity are included in a display. Assignments of an access control requirement to the resource visual representation and an attribute to the entity visual representation are received. A movement in the display of the entity visual representation to a position proximate to a boundary of the resource visual representation is detected. The attribute assigned to the entity visual representation is determined to satisfy the access control requirement assigned to the resource visual representation. The entity is permitted to access the resource based on the attribute satisfying the access control requirement. A movement in the display of the entity visual representation across the boundary and a placement of the entity visual representation within the boundary of the resource visual representation are permitted based on the entity being permitted to access the resource.01-31-2013
20090013259SERVER CONSOLIDATION USING TABULAR DATA DRIVEN PROCESSES FILLED AT LEAST IN PART USING AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED INFERRED DATA - The present invention discloses a consolidation software program that includes a set of tables, a GUI, an inference engine, and an output generation engine. The set of tables can include one or more tables that define characteristics of a network. The tables can include entries for each server in the network and can also specify hardware characteristics of each server. The GUI can visually present the tables in an interactive manner, which permits users to add/change table values. The inference engine can automatically generate values used to populate uncompleted entries of the set of tables based upon values of other entries in the set of tables. The output generation engine can automatically generate at least one alternative configuration to the network configuration based upon table values that include at least one inferred value generated by the inference engine. The alternative configuration can consolidate servers relative to the network configuration.01-08-2009
20110202849Apparatus, System and Method for a Media Enhancement Widget - The present invention is and includes a device, system and method for providing an image enhancement widget. The device, system and method include a javascript component that, upon execution, obtains at least one subject of primary content on a networked page, and at least one permission for enhancement of the primary content, ones of a plurality of content produced remotely from the javascript component and according to the javascript component, and an enhancement widget. The enhancement widget may be a flash widget.08-18-2011
20110202848ANCHORING FOR CONTENT SYNCHRONIZATION - A computer-implemented method includes receiving from a web browser, by a server system via a network, an indication of dragging, by a user of the web browser, of an element displayed on a webpage displayed by the web browser, and dropping, by the user, of the element into a content area displayed on the webpage, the element selected from the group consisting of: a first content item displayed at a location on the webpage other than in the content area, and a graphical element displayed in association with the first content item. Responsively to the indication, the server system causes the web browser to display, in the content area, at least a portion of a set of one or more second content items related to the first content item. Other embodiments are also described.08-18-2011
20110202847IMAGE-BASED AND PREDICTIVE BROWSING - Systems and methods are provided for image-based browsing of resources, such as webpages, on a communication device, providing for image-based navigation of recently accessed resources and image-based selection of resources matching partial or complete address strings entered in an input field. Also provided are systems and methods for predictive loading of resources, by detecting browsing actions such as zooming in and hovering over thumbnail images of previously accessed resources, and initiating HTTP requests for those resources over a network before receipt of an express command to retrieve the resource. To improve the user-perceived responsiveness of the device to commands to download and display resources such as webpages comprising embedded objects, the order of requesting updated versions of the embedded objects is determined by analysis of the portion of the webpage of interest to the user. Prioritizing of various browser-related tasks is also disclosed.08-18-2011
20120246569GENERATING A PERSONAL TOPOLOGY DURING INDUCTIVE CHARGING AND DATA TRANSFER - Illustrated is a system and method to detect an inductively received electrical charge, the electrical charge received from a form factor capable of inductively charging and exchanging data with a mobile computing device. The system and method also includes displaying a user interface (UI) on the mobile computing device, the UI to receive input to instantiate a node that represents the form factor. Additionally, the system and method includes associating the node with a map to be displayed on the mobile computing device.09-27-2012
20100077311METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NAVIGATING A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION OF A VIRTUAL EXHIBITION - Various techniques of relevance in providing virtual exhibitions using a computer system are described. One aspect of the invention provides a method for displaying a graphical representation of a scene in a computer system. The method comprises displaying a first graphical representation of said scene; receiving user input identifying graphical data to be applied to at least one of a plurality of surfaces of said scene; and displaying a second graphical representation of said scene in which said graphical data is applied to said at least one of said plurality of surfaces.03-25-2010
20130080904NETWORK MANAGEMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME - A network management apparatus to display information about network equipment using an intuitive user interface includes a control unit to determine the total number of pages based on the number of pieces of network equipment, and determine a length of a scroll button region corresponding to one page based on a length of an entire movement region of a scroll button and the total number of pages, the entire movement region being divided into a plurality of scroll button regions; a storage unit to respectively associate the scroll button regions with corresponding pages and store the association result; and a display unit, in response to movement of the scroll button to a specific scroll button region, to display, on the screen thereof, network equipment information corresponding to the page associated with the specific scroll button region.03-28-2013
20130080905IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, METHOD OF COMMUNICATING WITH CLOUD SERVER IN IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM - An image forming apparatus, a method of communicating with a cloud server in the image forming apparatus, and a computer-readable recording medium are provided. The image forming apparatus includes: a user interface unit which, if a menu related to an access to the cloud server is selected, displays an account information user interface (UI) window to input account information; a storage unit which stores cloud clients; a controller which automatically selects a cloud client corresponding to the input account information from the cloud clients stored in the storage unit and detects cloud server information corresponding to the selected cloud client from the selected cloud client; and a communication interface unit which transmits the account information to the cloud server by using the cloud server information to log in the cloud server and communicates with the logged-in cloud server.03-28-2013
20130080907METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR A PERSONALIZED CONTENT PLAY LIST - The present invention provides a method for presenting content information to a user. The method includes receiving a filter selection and applying by a processor the filter selection to metadata of available content to form a hierarchical presentation of the available content. The method also includes providing the hierarchical presentation of the available content for display to the user. A system is provided for presenting content information to a user that includes a viewing history database. The system also includes an available content index including data concerning available content. The system further includes a recommendation engine adapted to access the viewing history database and form a reordered available content index by applying at least one filter selection to metadata of the available content. A non-transitory computer readable medium having recorded thereon a program is provided.03-28-2013
20130080906METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ORGANIZING AND PLAYING DATA - The present invention provides a general solution to presenting media interface and navigation tools for content provided from a plurality of sources. The invention maintains a user at a single site regardless of the source of the media content. This permits a consistent interface to be presented to the user. Because the user remains at the same site, differences in tiered membership may be tracked so that the user is only presented with content that the user is permitted to view. The invention uses a metadata language to characterize content so that viewer type, membership level, and other information can be maintained and used for an enjoyable viewing experience.03-28-2013
20130080908USER EVALUATION OF CONTENT ON DISTRIBUTED COMMUNICATION NETWORK - A system comprises a server coupled to a database via a network. The server is configured to cause one or more reviews stored in the database to be displayed on a remote client display connected to the network, and provide an interactive element associated with each of the displayed reviews on the client display. The interactive element, when selected by a user, generates an indication that the user has found a displayed review helpful in assessing an object of the review. The server is also configured to receive, via the network, the indication that the user selected the interactive element, and increment a count of a stored number of indications for the review when the received indication is a first indication received from the user in connection with the displayed review.03-28-2013
20130086478SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MULTIMEDIA EDITING - Systems and methods for storing, editing and producing multimedia productions on a server. A system includes one or more servers containing a storage device and a plurality of tools allowing users to store and edit multimedia productions using a browser on a client. Additional system tools render the edited multimedia data into a multimedia production that is distributed using a real time streaming tool. Multimedia productions are created through the method of uploading and storing multi-media data onto a content library, editing the stored multimedia data, rendering the edited multimedia data into a viewable multi-media production and providing an audience with real time streaming of the multimedia production over a network.04-04-2013
20130086477Systems and Methods for Status Updates - A method for providing status updates using a device. The method may include displaying a plurality of units on one or more displays, receiving a unit selection from the displayed plurality of units, determining a plurality of care receivers based on the received unit selection, displaying the plurality of care receivers on the one or more displays, receiving a selection of a care receiver, determining a plurality of tools based on the received unit selection, the tools of the plurality of tools corresponding to interfaces for providing status updates for care receivers, displaying the plurality of tools, receiving a selection of a tool, generating a status update for the selected care receiver based on the received selection of the care receiver and the received selection of the tool, and providing the generated status update for a second device.04-04-2013
20120266076CUSTOMIZING PERISHABLE CONTENT OF A MEDIA CHANNEL - A user can specify particular news, weather, traffic, or other perishable content received on a particular Internet radio station or other media channel. The user can customize the station so that wherever the user is currently located, he can receive perishable content related to a preferred geographic location or other category. In some embodiments, a user can specify that a customized station plays local news from one city at the top of the hour, traffic from another city at 10 minutes past the hour, and music or other content at other times. The user can also customize the station to select the perishable content, or other original content, from the personal libraries of specified users. Thus, a user can customize not only the genre of content or select a particular local station, but can also modify the perishable content provided by the customized station.10-18-2012
20130036360WIRELESS AUDIENCE RESPONSE DEVICE - An audience response device is configured to communicate wirelessly in an audience response system. The device includes a display configured to display a question identifier and a user input interface configured to receive a user selection. The device further includes a processor operably connected to the display and to the user input interface, and configured to receive data representing the user selection. The device further includes a transceiver operably connected to the processor and configured to wirelessly transmit signals including a signal encoding data representing the user response to the question. The device further includes a logic operably connected to the display and the processor and configured to cause the display to display indications regarding the audience response session, a question, a sequence of questions, and so on.02-07-2013
20130036364SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AND ORGANIZING METADATA ASSOCIATED WITH ON-LINE CONTENT - A system and method are disclosed for controlling metadata associated with content on an electronic device that includes displaying interface screens for user entry of metadata control instructions, accepting user instructions, modifying metadata of applicable content, and associating the modified metadata with the applicable content. The system can export and/or store the applicable content along with modified metadata. The system can automatically modify metadata according to one or more profiles. Relevant profiles can be determined based on the export mechanism, destination or type of content. The system can add watermarks to indicate metadata modification. The system can display metadata for user modification. The content can include photos, videos or other content. The system can display metadata and geolocation indicators for each content item that indicate whether that item has associated metadata and geolocation information. The user can selectively modify metadata of selected content.02-07-2013
20130036363SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AND ORGANIZING METADATA ASSOCIATED WITH ON-LINE CONTENT - A system and method are disclosed for controlling metadata associated with content on an electronic device that includes displaying interface screens for user entry of metadata control instructions, accepting user instructions, modifying metadata of applicable content, and associating the modified metadata with the applicable content. The system can export and/or store the applicable content along with modified metadata. The system can automatically modify metadata according to one or more profiles. Relevant profiles can be determined based on the export mechanism, destination or type of content. The system can add watermarks to indicate metadata modification. The system can display metadata for user modification. The content can include photos, videos or other content. The system can display metadata and geolocation indicators for each content item that indicate whether that item has associated metadata and geolocation information. The user can selectively modify metadata of selected content.02-07-2013
20130036362SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING SUPPLEMENTAL CONTENT RELATED TO PRINTED CONTENT IN A PRINTED PUBLICATION - A system for providing supplemental content, e.g. purchase information and/or URLs, to a user includes a server and client computing platforms. The supplemental content is related to printed content from a printed publication, such as a magazine. A specific set of printed content, such as a page in a magazine, may include multiple content items that may be of particular interest to the user. The user requests the supplemental content regarding a specific content item by selecting a user-selectable field, e.g. presented via a display of a client computing platform, that corresponds to the specific content item.02-07-2013
20130036361System and Method of Relating Resources and Business Objects of Different Business Object Types - A system and method of relating resources and business objects. The method includes storing business objects by a first application server and a second application server, where the first application server is configured to access a business object of a first business object type and the second application server is configured not to access the business object of the first business object type. The method further includes storing resources, and relationships between the business objects and the resources. The method further includes generating an object view in which, for a selected business object, a first relationship is editable according to a first user input, where the first relationship relates the selected business object to one of the resources. The method further includes generating a resource view in which, for a selected resource, at least one associated business object and at least one associated relationship are viewable, where the at least one associated relationship relates the selected resource and the at least one associated business object. In this manner, resources may be scheduled despite the underlying applications not being able to access all the types of business objects.02-07-2013
20100042931INDICATING WEBSITE REPUTATIONS DURING WEBSITE MANIPULATION OF USER INFORMATION - An aspect of the present invention relates to methods and systems involving receiving an indicator of an attempted interaction of a client computing facility with an item of content associated with a website and presenting an indicator of reputation to a client computing facility attempting to interact with the web content. The indicator of reputation may be based at least in part upon whether an entity associated with the web content seeks to manipulate a user in order to obtain information from the user.02-18-2010
20100042930Audience Manager and End Users - A method of providing an opt out feature for an exchange receives a request from a first entity to join the exchange. The request includes a URL address for a web page that is configured to receive user requests to opt out of the first entity's activities. The method generates a hidden opt out segment for the first entity. The hidden opt out segment is inaccessible to entities on the exchange, including the first entity. The method grants permission to the first entity to join the exchange.02-18-2010
20100042929VERIFICATION OF SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS - Disclosed is a verification method and system for a localized computer software application, the method and system comprising identifying, for a current graphical object generated by a graphical user interface of the localized application, a resource corresponding to the current graphical object; comparing the content of the current graphical object with the identified resource; and generating an error event when the content does not match the identified resource.02-18-2010
20090158163System and method to facilitate social browsing - A social browsing system for operation with a source client system operated by a first user and a target client system operated by a second user—wherein each of the source client system and the target client system comprise a browser executing thereon. The social browsing system may comprise a social browsing infrastructure system and a local component for installation on each of the source client system and the target client system. The local component may comprise source functions and target functions. The source functions may be adapted to: i) render a redirect control in association with an instance of the browser; ii) in response to user activation of the redirect control, obtain a location URL from the web browser; and iii) generate a redirect invite to the social browsing infrastructure system. The social browsing infrastructure system may be adapted to, in response to receiving the redirect invite: i) identify the target client system operated by the second user; ii) generate an inbound redirect invite to the target client system; and iii) identify an advertisement placement. The advertisement placement may be related to at least one of: i) web content at the location URL; and ii) behavioral data related to the second user. The infrastructure system may be further adapted to provide the advertisement placement to the target client system. The target functions may be adapted to, in response to receipt of the inbound redirect invite; i) initiate a connection to the location URL for rendering of the web content; and ii) render the advertisement placement in association with the web content.06-18-2009
20100107085CONTROL PANEL FOR MANAGING MULTIPLE ONLINE DATA MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS - Systems of the present inventions provide a control panel for managing multiple online data management solutions. An exemplary system may comprise a control panel hosted on at least one server communicatively coupled to a network, wherein the control panel may be accessible to a customer via a client that is also communicatively coupled to the network. The control panel may comprise a plurality of tools for managing an email security service; a managed datacenter service; an exchange hosting service; a storage, recovery, and backup service; a network security service; a customer relationship management service; a human resources management service; a financial system management service; and/or a collaboration software service.04-29-2010
20120185778DISPLAY AND INSTALLATION OF PORTLETS ON A CLIENT PLATFORM - A client computer system, method and software tool for displaying portlet content are provided. The system comprises a user interface, a portlet server and a portlet view tool. The user interface allows the display of a page including one or more view window(s), each displaying content provided by a component of the computer system. The portlet server processes requests for portlet content, and has one or more portlet(s) installed thereon. The portlet view tool is associated with a portlet installed on the portlet server, and controls the associated portlet. A web browser is used to display content from the associated portlet in a view window on the display.07-19-2012
20090125814METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COMPUTERIZED SEARCHING AND MATCHING USING EMOTIONAL PREFERENCE - A method and system for capturing emotional preference of human subjects, generating machine-readable emotional code and using the code to optimize computerized searching and matching operations between entities is disclosed. The entity can be a human user, a product, or a service. The emotional code can thus be a universal language expressing human emotion that communicates among entities. After understanding the sending parties' emotional profile, the receiving party can adapt its operation to achieve more optimum results.05-14-2009
20120166961METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PRESENTING A NAVIGATION PATH FOR ENABLING RETRIEVAL OF CONTENT - An approach for enabling presentment of a navigation path as performed by a user over a network to facilitate rapid acquisition of content is described. A navigation path representing one or more sequences of resource identifiers that are related based on selection information provided by a user in navigating, via a browser application is presented. The navigation path is presented to permit direct selection of one of the resource identifiers of the one or more sequences for acquiring content associated with the selected resource identifier.06-28-2012
20130047088REPORTING FOCUS DURATION TO THE ADVERTISER - Methods, including a computer program product for collecting metrics for determining content presentation quality are provided. An application executing on a mobile device requests and receives virtual content for presentation on the mobile device. The application logs focus duration information associated with presented content and transmits the focus duration information to a virtual content server in subsequent requests for virtual content. The virtual content server aggregates the content focus duration information received in the requests for virtual content, and provides quality metrics to virtual content providers based in part on the aggregated focus duration information.02-21-2013
20090307599VIRTUAL PRIVATE SUPPLY CHAIN - A generic Internet based system for viewing supply chain data is provided. The system includes an Internet based data viewing engine and a data store that holds both viewable data and metadata associated with the viewable data. The metadata can be employed by the Internet based data viewing engine to control the presentation of the viewable data. The generic Internet based supply chain data viewing engine may be employed in a virtual private supply chain (VPSC). A VPSC includes a data acceptor that can receive supply chain data items from supply chain members, a supply chain data store that can store transformed, validated supply chain data items received from the supply chain members and a data accessor operable to selectively present supply chain data items stored in the supply chain data store to viewing supply chain members. One example of the data accessor is the generic Internet based viewing engine.12-10-2009
20090307598MANAGING ITEM ACCESS IN A COLLABORATIVE WORKSPACE - An approach is described for managing item access in a collaborative workspace. A user interacts with the collaborative workspace through a workspace user interface presentation. The approach entails presenting an item user interface presentation to the user without losing a context associated with the workspace user interface presentation. The user can enter searching and filtering selections into the item user interface presentation to narrow an initial set of items provided by that presentation. Upon locating a desired item, the user can add it to the collaborative workspace using a drag-and-drop operation or other technique.12-10-2009
20120192076Event Notification System for Residential and Commercial Buildings - An event notification system for residential and commercial buildings. The system comprises at least one operator terminal and a plurality of user terminals throughout the building. Each suite or unit of the building has a user terminal removably secured in a prominent location on a wall. The user terminal has a touch screen for easy navigation of the user interface. This user interface provides a variety of selectable tasks and notification messages associated therewith. Notification messages are sent by building management to any individual, subset or group of user terminals to inform tenants of updates. Tenants have the option of responding to some notifications to provide management with comments and suggestions. In this way, the event notification system facilitates timely and effective communication between building management and tenants.07-26-2012
20130073970Aggregating Social Networking System User Information for Display Via Stories - The invention provides a display interface in a social networking system that enables the presentation of information related to a user in a timeline or map view. The system accesses information about a user of a social networking system, including both data about the user and social network activities related to the user. The system then selects one or more of these pieces of data and/or activities from a certain time period and gathers them into timeline units based on their relatedness and their relevance to users. These timeline units are ranked by relevance to the user, and are used to generate a timeline or map view for the user containing visual representations of the timeline units organized by location or time. The timeline or map view is then provided to other users of the social networking system that wish to view information about the user.03-21-2013
20130073972Displaying Social Networking System User Information Via a Historical Newsfeed - The invention provides a display interface in a social networking system that enables the presentation of information related to a user in a timeline or map view. The system accesses information about a user of a social networking system, including both data about the user and social network activities related to the user. The system then selects one or more of these pieces of data and/or activities from a certain time period and gathers them into timeline units based on their relatedness and their relevance to users. These timeline units are ranked by relevance to the user, and are used to generate a timeline or map view for the user containing visual representations of the timeline units organized by location or time. The timeline or map view is then provided to other users of the social networking system that wish to view information about the user.03-21-2013
20130073971Displaying Social Networking System User Information Via a Map Interface - The invention provides a display interface in a social networking system that enables the presentation of information related to a user in a timeline or map view. The system accesses information about a user of a social networking system, including both data about the user and social network activities related to the user. The system then selects one or more of these pieces of data and/or activities from a certain time period and gathers them into timeline units based on their relatedness and their relevance to users. These timeline units are ranked by relevance to the user, and are used to generate a timeline or map view for the user containing visual representations of the timeline units organized by location or time. The timeline or map view is then provided to other users of the social networking system that wish to view information about the user.03-21-2013
20130073973FACILITATING COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN COMPUTER USERS ACROSS A NETWORK - A stand-alone icon (i.e., an icon that is not part of an application interface) is provided to facilitate communications across a network between users of at least one communications program. The icon represents a contact or a set of contacts. Status information regarding the contact or set of contacts is received and displayed using the icon or in response to an operation performed on the icon. The icon additionally may provide an interface for performing actions related to the contact or set of contacts. The actions may generally include, for example, retrieving profile information about the contact, setting an alert to indicate that the contact's network/login status (e.g., login, logout, or idle) has changed, or performing communications with the contact.03-21-2013
20130061146SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DEVELOPING ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNS - An apparatus is provided in one example embodiment and includes a memory element; a processor coupled to the memory element; an architecture library configured for providing a plurality of identifiers for a plurality of architecture components in a pattern library; an architecture rules engine configured for providing a plurality of rules associated with the architecture components being provisioned into one or more architectural designs; an interview engine configured for providing a plurality of interview questions for soliciting information associated with a particular architectural design, where a plurality of responses associated with the interview questions can be received by the apparatus; and a visualization engine configured for generating an output presentation for the particular architectural design based on the responses.03-07-2013
20130061148SYSTEMS AND METHODS INVOLVING AUGMENTED MENU USING MOBILE DEVICE - The subject matter disclosed herein relates to a method comprising displaying in a camera view of a mobile device a captured image of one or more items listed in a menu of items available for selection at a point of interest identifiable, at least in part, by a location. A method may further include transmitting a message comprising parsed text of the one or more items and information representative of the location, and receiving, in response to the transmission of the message, annotations to be displayed in the camera view.03-07-2013
20130061149IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR, AND STORAGE MEDIUM STORING CONTROL PROGRAM THEREFOR - An image processing apparatus that is capable of displaying a WEB top button without deteriorating the quality of appearance even if the display size of the WEB top button is changed. A display unit displays a button, to which a URL is assigned, on an operation screen. An acquisition unit accesses a Web server that is identified by the URL and to acquire a plurality of icons in different sizes. The display unit selects an icon, which corresponds to a display size of the button, from among the icons acquired by the acquisition unit, and displays the selected icon together with the button.03-07-2013
20120311452SERVER APPARATUS THAT MAKES IT POSSIBLE TO EFFECTIVELY UTILIZE DRIVER FUNCTION, INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE APPARATUSES, AND STORAGE MEDIUM - An arrangement for making effective use of driver functions available in an information processing apparatus when using an image input service provided by a server apparatus on a network. A server apparatus which is capable of communicating with an information processing apparatus creates a list of image input apparatuses, and provides the created list to the information processing apparatus. The server apparatus provides a search script to the information processing apparatus, for searching the information processing apparatus for a driver for using a selected image input apparatus. When it is determined that the driver exists in the information processing apparatus, a driver control program for controlling the driver is provided to the information processing apparatus. Image data input by the image input apparatus using the driver controlled by the driver control program is acquired via the information processing apparatus, and is stored in the server apparatus.12-06-2012
20130061147METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING DIRECTIONS AND NAVIGATING TO GEO-REFERENCED PLACES WITHIN IMAGES AND VIDEOS - An approach is provided for determining directions and navigating to geo-referenced places within images and videos. A location platform causes, at least in part, a selection of one or more elements depicted in one or more images. The location platform then causes, at least in part, an identification of the one or more elements, the one or more images, or a combination thereof. Next, the location platform causes, at least in part, a transmission of the identified one or more elements, the identified one or more images, or a combination thereof for use by a device.03-07-2013
20090271708Collaboration Software With Real-Time Synchronization - A collaboration program operates on a computer system for storing, sharing and synchronizing data between different users. Centrally stored content data items are organized by associations into one or more folders, with the folders arranged by associations in a multi-level hierarchical structure. Users have access to all folders and content data items falling within at least one top level folder or “file cabinet” viewable by that user. When a user makes a change/addition to the hierarchical structure, that change/addition is transmitted to a server, which makes the change/addition to the necessary associations and sends messages through a TCP/IP format advising other signed-on users of the change/addition. With each content data item having the capability of being associated into multiple folders and each folder having the capability of being associated into multiple other folders or file cabinets, the computer system operating the collaboration program gives different users simultaneous, synchronized access to the folders and content data items in the hierarchical structure.10-29-2009
20120226991SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING ENHANCED MATCHING BASED ON QUESTION RESPONSES - In one example embodiment, an apparatus is provided that includes a central website that interfaces with one or more end users to establish a profile for each of the end users to be used in matching the end users to each other for a potential relationship. Information is provided in the profile and the information includes relevant characteristics of corresponding end users. A first end user is asked one or more questions after their profile is established, the questions being posed to a second end user whose respective profile has also been established and whose profile has already been matched to the first end user's profile. Answers for the questions from the first and second end users are compared and a subsequent message is sent to the first end user if the answers provided by the first end user and the second end user are compatible.09-06-2012
20120226990INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, AND STORAGE MEDIUM - An information processing apparatus includes a web browser configured to receive screen data from a web server on a network and display a screen based on the screen data. The information processing apparatus stores a script to be used in rewriting the screen data received by the web browser, and executes generation of a file and upload of the generated file according to a user's instruction issued via a screen displayed based on the rewritten screen data after the screen data is rewritten with use of the script.09-06-2012
20120226989POLY VECTORAL REVERSE NAVIGATION - This disclosure relates to navigation and display of information. A plurality of contexts may each include one or more nodes. A first visual display (e.g., presented to a user) may include representations of a first node, a first context and/or two other contexts. The first visual display may be directly navigated to visual representations corresponding to each of the two other contexts, which may include references to the first node. The other contexts may also include one or more other nodes in a collection of nodes. Nodes and contexts can appear as part of a web page or web site, or in other representative forms that allow the display and navigation of complex structures of information. Aspects of this invention include computer programs implemented on computer readable media, situated both local to a user and in client-server configurations.09-06-2012
20120226988System for Information Collation and Display - A system and a method for collating and displaying information, the system comprising display creation means; template creation means; interactive means; editing means; browsing means; and multi-platform deployment means. The system can be used with multiple platforms including web based social networking, mobile based social networking, advertising, enterprise management, and 3rd party support. The method including the steps of enabling interaction with pre-determined information; creating a multi-dimensional templates having surfaces for display of information; displacing the created surfaces said displacement including moving the surfaces, rotating the surfaces and scaling the surfaces up and down; editing the information displayed on the surfaces; browsing information on said surfaces selectively; and deploying the system to be used with multiple platforms.09-06-2012
20130067338DYNAMIC NAVIGATION REGION BASED ON SITE USAGE - A request for a page in a site can be received. The page can include a dynamic navigation region. The dynamic navigation region can be automatically updated based on usage of the site by multiple user profiles. The updating can include querying multiple sources of navigation item data and compiling a record of dynamic navigation items to be displayed in the dynamic navigation region. The page can be generated with the dynamic navigation region, and the page can be returned in response to the page request. Also, a request to pin a navigation item from the dynamic navigation region to the static navigation region can be received. In response to the request to pin, the pinned navigation item can be added to the static navigation region, and the page can be returned with the pinned navigation item added to the static navigation region.03-14-2013
20120117482AUTOMATIC SELECTION OF USER-ORIENTED WEB CONTENT - A toolbar is provided, which may be downloaded and installed in a user's web browser. The toolbar uploads the user's browsing history to a server. The server determines, based on the browsing history, which sites the user visits frequently. Additionally, the server determines, based on an analysis of web content, which categories of content, and which concepts, the user is interested in based on the concepts and categories that occur frequently in the user's browsing patterns. The server identifies content of interest to the user—where such content may comprise frequently-updated content, such as news or RSS feeds—and provides a custom web page that shows or identifies the selected content.05-10-2012
20120117481Partial Loading and Editing of Documents from a Server - On a client computer a request is sent to a server computer to open a first portion of a document. The document is stored at the server computer. The first portion of the document is smaller than the entire document. The request includes information used by the server computer to determine a size of the first portion of the document. The first portion of the document is received from the server computer. A second portion of the document is rendered on a display screen on the client computer. The second portion of the document is a subset of the first portion of the document. When the client computer determines that the user has scrolled a third portion of the document and that more of the document is available at the server computer, a second request is sent to the server computer to open an additional portion of the document.05-10-2012
20120117480System and Method for Locating Document Processing Devices - The subject application is directed to a system and method for locating a document processing device. Device data corresponding to the physical location of a plurality of uniquely identified document processing devices is stored in a location data storage device coupled to a location server. A user device obtains user location data corresponding to a physical location of a user. The user device receives, via user interface, a user query for a location of at least one document processing device. The user device sends the user location data and the query to the location server. The location server generates document processing device list data based upon a comparison of the user location data and the device data. The user device displays the document processing device list data on the user interface.05-10-2012
20090235176Social interaction system for facilitating display of current location of friends and location of businesses of interest - A system that manages communication between a user and a plurality of friends while it also displays current location of local branches of a user's businesses/stores of interest. A friends selection component employs user selections to present the user with a plurality of current location information associated with the plurality of friends wherein the user can express interest in a subset of the plurality of friends based on their current location. A communication management component delivers at least one of a task, a message, a content and a reference to each of the subset of the plurality of friends. A collection of the user's preferred businesses is managed. The system selectively displays a current location of a local branch of each of the user's preferred businesses on a map.09-17-2009
20130167036EXECUTING SYSTEM ACTIONS CORRESPONDING TO USER INPUTS - In an embodiment, the user input and a corresponding user input pattern is received on a computer generated user interface (UI). Based upon the user input pattern, a probable succeeding user input is predicted, and a network repository is queried to determine a system action corresponding to the probable succeeding user input. The system action may be an action that is estimated to be processed based upon the user input. This system action is processed to determine associated metadata, which is persisted in a UI buffer associated with the UI. A correlation between the succeeding user input and the predicted probable succeeding user input is determined; and based upon the correlation the metadata is retrieved from the UI buffer for execution.06-27-2013
20130167037INTEGRATED SERVICE FEATURE GATHERING AND SELECTION SYSTEM - Techniques are disclosed for providing and using an integrated service feature gathering and selection system that can be used to send service requests to multiple network services. In an embodiment, a user interface that allows a user to select features and options for a service job without knowing which network service will eventually process the service job. Based on the selected features and options, the application program (or a network server if the user interface is Web-based instead of client-based) determines the network service to which the service job will be sent. In an embodiment, a network server receives capabilities data from multiple network services and builds, based on the capabilities data, a database of network service description data, from which the user interface that is displayed to a client device is generated.06-27-2013
20090006976IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS TO TRANSMIT AND RECEIVE FILE INFORMATION USING RICH INTERNET APPLICATION (RIA), AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF - An image forming apparatus provides information by using Rich Internet Application (RIA). The image forming apparatus is capable of directly transmitting and receiving file information to and from a web server. The image forming apparatus includes a storage unit to store a file, and a control unit to provide a User Interface (UI) to indicate web information stored in the web server and file information stored in the storage unit, and to perform download and upload of the web information and the file information on the UI according to a user selection. As a result, the file information is directly transmitted and received to and from the web server through a simple procedure.01-01-2009
20110041067System for initiating communication between a user interface and a vision processor - A method is disclosed for instructing a user interface (UI) in communication with a first of vision processor (VP) to establish communication with a second (VP). The invention is useful in a machine vision system having a plurality of VPs and at least one UI. The method includes the steps of providing each VP with a link function for establishing communication between a VP and a UI; and activating the link function so as to issue instructions to the UI to establish communication with another VP. The link function enables local dynamic display of a remote VP on the UI, and a dynamic connection that provides a continually updated display representing a current state of the VP connected to the UI. An operator may observe results and alter parameters on any of the VPs in the system without having to first understand the architecture of the machine vision system.02-17-2011
20120047442HOVERCARD PIVOTING FOR MOBILE DEVICES - Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for invoking execution of web based applications. In one aspect, a method includes receiving user input at a computing device, displaying a contact hovercard on a display of the computing device in response to the user input, the contact hovercard including first contact data and second contact data, the first contact data corresponding to a first web application and the second contact data corresponding to a second web application, the first web application and the second web application being executed on one or more servers, receiving user input selecting the first contact data, generating a user interface and accessing the first web application over a network in response to receiving the user input selecting the first contact data, and providing the first contact data as input to the first web application.02-23-2012
20110283198HANDLING ATTACHMENT CONTENT ON A MOBILE DEVICE - Embodiments described herein provide a user with the ability to download a selected attachment document that is associated with a message received on a mobile device. Attachment data corresponding to the selected attachment document can be downloaded according to at least one of a native application attachment content handling option and a client-server attachment content handling option.11-17-2011
20110283197METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COMMUNICATING USER INTERFACES BETWEEN FIRST AND SECOND USERS OVER A NETWORK - A system and a method for communicating selected search results are described. The system generates a first user interface that includes a first plurality of items and a first plurality of selection functions. The first plurality of items is respectively associated with the first plurality of selection functions. The system presents the first user interface over a communications network. The system receives at least two selections over the communications network. The at least two selections collectively identify a first plurality of deleted items as deleted from the first plurality of items. The first plurality of items further include and a second plurality of items that are not deleted from the first plurality of items. Next, the system generates a second user interface that includes the second plurality of items and a second plurality of selection functions and presents the second user interface over the communications network.11-17-2011
20110283196RELATIONSHIP SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AN ONLINE STATIONERY OR GREETING CARD SERVICE - A system implemented within an online stationery/card service comprises: a stationery/card personalization engine providing an end user with a set of selectable stationery/card templates, the stationery/card personalization engine generating personalized stationery/cards with a selected template based on user input, the personalized stationery/cards designed for a particular set of recipients having a relationship with the end user; a relationship service including logic for dynamically generating a network address in response to placement of a stationery/card order by the end user, the relationship service responsively generating a relationship Website accessible using the network address; and a print module to generate and transmit a print job for printing the personalized stationery/cards including the network address of the relationship website for receiving the relationship responses; wherein in response to a recipient accessing the relationship Website using the network address, the relationship service provides one or more Web pages allowing the recipient to contribute relationship data including comments and photos.11-17-2011
20100125797CLIENT INTEGRATION OF INFORMATION FROM A SUPPLEMENTAL SERVER INTO A PORTAL - According to some embodiments, a client accesses enterprise portal content from an enterprise portal server. The client also accesses supplemental content directly from a supplemental server. The supplemental server may, for example, be associated with a browser-based collaboration and/or document-management platform. Moreover, the client integrates the supplemental content into the enterprise portal content on a user interface display.05-20-2010
20110302499Generation of Macros - A method and apparatus that learns and generates procedures for machine-to-machine interactions by monitoring user browser interactions with the server. Based on an action by a user of the web browser, a communication is sent from the web browser to the server, which is recorded by a macro recorder. The communication is in a first format such as HTML, which contains human-readable API documentation for a user's interactions with the server. The web browser receives a response to the communication which contains a response in the first format and a response in a second format. The second format is parsed to produce a normalized representation. The normalized representation describes the machine-readable API and the service invocation flow that can be interpreted by a particular programming language to generate service macros to invoke the services programmatically from a remote client to a server that supports the same services for machine-to-machine interaction.12-08-2011
20110302498SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING WEB BROWSER TO DISPLAY ADVERTISING MATERIALS TO USER - A computer-implemented system including a memory, a storage device and a processing unit, the memory storing a set of instructions, which, when executed by the processing unit cause the processing unit to perform a method for displaying promotional materials to a user using a browser executing on a client computer. The method involves determining websites in a browsing history of the browser; sending a request to one or more internet resources, the requests being related to the determined websites; receiving the promotional materials from the one or more internet resources in response to the request; associating the received promotional materials with the websites in the browsing history of the browser; and displaying websites in the browsing history of the browser together with the associated promotional materials.12-08-2011
20110289419BROWSER INTEGRATION FOR A CONTENT SYSTEM - A computer-implemented system and method for providing browser integration for a content system. Embodiments include: integrating a browser engine into a user platform of a content system, the browser engine to directly parse and render Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Javascript content from a web server; integrating a Javascript/Document Object Model (JS/DOM) plugin into the user platform of the content system, the JS/DOM plugin to provide functionality specific to a particular device of the user platform, the JS/DOM plugin providing an interface between the browser engine and the particular device of the user platform; and using a processor to execute the browser engine and the JS/DOM plugin in response to a request to render content.11-24-2011
20130185645DETERMINING REPEAT WEBSITE USERS VIA BROWSER UNIQUENESS TRACKING - An approach for determining repeat website users via browser uniqueness tracking includes receiving browser information from a server based on a browser accessing a website. The approach includes creating a browser identifier based on the browser information. The approach includes determining the browser is one of a new visitor and a repeat visitor to the website by comparing the browser identifier to other browser identifiers associated with the website. The approach includes transmitting a message to the server indicating the browser is one of a new visitor and a repeat visitor to the website based on the determining.07-18-2013
20120192075INTEGRATED VIEW OF NETWORK MANAGEMENT DATA - In an embodiment, a method comprises: receiving a first request for network management information, the first request identifying at least one of a user, a user device, or a user application; determining a first set of user information for a given user, the determination being based on the first request and data stored in a network database, identifying one or more interrelations in the first set of user information that represent logical connections within the first set of user information; creating a first information tree rooted at data representing a user location and organized according to the one or more interrelations, the first information tree being based on the first set of user information and being created in memory of a network management computer; and displaying, based on the first information tree, the one or more interrelations and the first set of user information, network management information for the user.07-26-2012
20110289420SCREEN CUSTOMIZATION SUPPORTING SYSTEM, SCREEN CUSTOMIZATION SUPPORTING METHOD, AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM - A process includes, in performing a process of electronic commerce executed by a user terminal of a party A, generating an output screen with a display setting content of the output screen corresponding to the relevant process, receiving a change instruction for the display setting content from the user terminal displaying the output screen, updating the display setting content related to the output screen in accordance with the change instruction, and storing identification information of the party A and the output screen in the first database in an associated manner, and, in performing a process of electronic commerce executed by a user terminal of one of the party A and a party B in transactional relationship with the party A, setting the transactional data into the output screen in accordance with the identified display setting content with a display setting content of an output screen that corresponds to the process and that is associated with the identification information of the party A, and sending it back to the user terminal of one of the party A and the party B.11-24-2011
20110265008CLINICAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR CHRONIC ILLNESSES USING TELECOMMUNICATION - Patients with chronic illnesses resist using conventional automated healthcare management systems to supply necessary clinical data because such systems feel impersonal, preferring to actually visit a clinic where the patient interacts with various healthcare practitioners. In this invention, the patient interacts with a clinical management system via a series of initial GUI screens that replicate the experience of actually visiting the clinic. Additional screens allow the patient to submit clinical information, to communicate with that patient's healthcare practitioner and other healthcare practitioners, to access management information that aids the patient in managing that patient's chronic illness, and to access educational information regarding that chronic illness. The clinical management system may be used to manage a plurality of different chronic illnesses while providing a consistent look and feel to the screens. At least one appearance characteristic can be altered to indicate the particular chronic illness to which a screen applies.10-27-2011
20100169788COMPUTER SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COLLABORATIVE DATA VISUALIZATION, MANIPULATION AND ANALYSIS - A computer assisted system and method for the visualization, manipulation and analysis of data, in which a computer-assisted data visualization and analysis session undertaken by an analyst, including all intermediate and final data visualization, manipulation and analysis steps and functions, are electronically archived on a computer-readable medium and instantly made available to authorized collaborators so that authorized collaborators may review all the intermediate visualization, manipulation and analysis stages. Any authorized collaborator may choose any intermediate or final data visualization stage and commence a new, but related data visualization, manipulation and analysis derivative session. All derivative sessions, including all intermediate and final data visualization, manipulation and analysis steps and functions are archived and published to authorized collaborators.07-01-2010
20100169787Interaction Between Business System and Mobile Device - A computer program product tangibly embodied in a computer-readable storage medium includes instructions that when executed by a processor perform a method for interaction between a business system and a mobile device. The method includes forwarding, from a business system that includes an application program having logical functionality, a visual interface for storage on a mobile device and display by a browser on the mobile device, the visual interface configured for making a call from the mobile device to the logical functionality. The method includes storing a business system proxy on a computer device configured for communication with the mobile device at a remote location, the business system proxy including the logical functionality and configured to receive the call from the mobile device. The method includes receiving, in the business system, an update from the business system proxy relating to use of the mobile device at the remote location.07-01-2010
20100169786 SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS FOR VISUAL BROWSING, DEEP TAGGING, AND SYNCHRONIZED COMMENTING - The present invention provides a system, method, and apparatus for visual browsing, deep tagging, and synchronized comment regarding interactive time-based media data. Operational modules are provided that allow users to more effectively discover and preview and view time-based media in order to choose and locate sub-segments in time that are of particular user interest, and to provide user comments viewable by others on selected sections of the time-based media subject matter.07-01-2010
20100115416METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING NETWORK ANALYSIS OF A HYBRID TELEPHONY NETWORK - An approach is provided for analyzing a hybrid telephony network. A plurality of nodes within a network is polled for configuration information, wherein the nodes are configured to establish packetized voice sessions. The configuration information is correlated. A view of the nodes and associated circuits is presented to a user for configuring one or more of the nodes based on the correlation.05-06-2010
20090271707EXTENSIBLE BROWSER PLATFORM FOR WEB APPLICATIONS - An enhancement to a web browser offers an extension mechanism for web applications to utilize client-side resources, thereby moving more extensibility and flexibility to the client-side. The web browser may expose some control interfaces to meet various requirements from web applications. Using the extension mechanism, the web applications are able to offload the cloud servers, function when offline, and improve performance. The extension mechanism also provides users with full control to the data passing through their web browsers.10-29-2009
20110197137Systems and Methods for Rating Content - Systems and methods for rating content. In one embodiment, a method for rating content in a set of aggregated third party webpages is provided. The method can include providing a set of indicators for a user to rate at least a portion of the aggregated content for audience appropriateness; receiving a plurality of rating indications from a respective plurality of users for the portion of aggregated content; aggregating the received plurality of rating indications; based at least in part on the aggregated rating indications, determining a rating for the portion of aggregated content; and outputting the rating for the portion of aggregated content.08-11-2011
20090150792METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR SHARING INFORMATION SEARCH RESULTS - The invention relates to a method and an arrangement for bookmarking information search results on page level and sharing these results between other users. The method includes at least: entering a search query; sending the query to a search engine; and receiving a search result having a list of data files matching to the search query. The method comprises at least: paginating the content of the data files retrieved; rendering page previews of the data files; selecting the pages to be previewed; and previewing the matching pages associated with the data files retrieved; then bookmarking selected preview pages and selecting one or multiple of these pages to be shared; and finally sharing selected preview pages.06-11-2009
20100122177CONTENT REPRODUCTION SYSTEM, CONTENT REPRODUCTION/CONTROL APPARATUS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - A DMP/DMC (dual terminal) (05-13-2010
20120110463Application Recommendation - A method for application recommendation performed by a computerized application recommendation system includes receiving usage data for applications within a category of applications from a plurality of users, and providing a first user with a recommendation for a first application in the category of applications based, at least in part, on a change in the usage data. A computerized application recommendation system includes a processor and a memory. The processor is configured to receive usage data for applications in a category of applications from a plurality of users, and provide a first user with a recommendation for a first application in the category of applications based, at least in part, on a change in the usage data.05-03-2012
20110239122SHARING OF INFORMATION ASSOCIATED WITH EVENTS - Techniques are provided that allow users to collaborate in relationship to data views, application displays, applications or events. A user can type in a text view related to a specific view in an application display, and the information is shared with other users that take part in sharing that view. A user that expresses an interest in an event is notified about the event and has the capability to interact, in relation to the event, with other users (e.g. by text). The particular form of interaction (and sharing) can be selectively specified. This interaction is comparable to a dynamic bulletin board where the subject is event driven, and where a user can specify who are allowed to participate. In the case of an event interest(s), users specify their interest (e.g. in other user application events or system events) and the system automatically alerts them to the occurrence of the event.09-29-2011
20100122178AUTOMATIC, PERSONALIZED ONLINE INFORMATION AND PRODUCT SERVICES - A method for providing automatic, personalized information services to a computer user includes the following steps: transparently monitoring user interactions with data during normal use of the computer; updating user-specific data files including a set of user-related documents; estimating parameters of a learning machine that define a User Model specific to the user, using the user-specific data files; analyzing a document to identify its properties; estimating the probability that the user is interested in the document by applying the document properties to the parameters of the User Model; and providing personalized services based on the estimated probability. Personalized services include personalized searches that return only documents of interest to the user, personalized crawling for maintaining an index of documents of interest to the user; personalized navigation that recommends interesting documents that are hyperlinked to documents currently being viewed; and personalized news, in which a third party server customized its interaction with the user. The User Model includes continually-updated measures of user interest in words or phrases, web sites, topics, products, and product features. The measures are updated based on both positive examples, such as documents the user bookmarks, and negative examples, such as search results that the user does not follow. Users are clustered into groups of similar users by calculating the distance between User Models.05-13-2010
20100122176Collection, analysis and feedback system for consumption information - A collection, analysis and feedback system for consumption information includes a remote computer that is connected with a network and displays a graphical user interface so that the user can input or set an option, a user database that stores a plurality of user data and is connected with the remote computer via the network, a commodity database that stores a plurality of commodity icons, and a network activity database that makes the remote computer to load in the user data via the network. The network activity database transmits a variety of operation requests to the remote computer and displays the operation request on the graphical user interface. The remote computer sends the selection requests to the commodity database and the operation requests to the network activity database so that the commodity database outputs and transmits the statistical data to the user database to update the loaded user data.05-13-2010
20130219281PROCESSOR ENGINE, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND METHOD THEREFOR - A processor engine for improving at least one identified website's profile comprises at least one processor arranged to: select and load at least one target list comprising at least one website whose profile is to be improved; create (08-22-2013
20120036445Secured Client-Server Computer System for Interactive Applications - A client-server type computer system for graphical applications is provided, that is to say, for displaying data in the form of software units called “widgets” on display screens called “display units”, said system being intended to control the operation of a machine, the machine including at least one human-machine interface allowing interaction with the widgets, said system managing critical data or functions. The computer system includes a securing engine controlling the integrity of the display of the critical widgets, the sending of commands which is performed by means of the human-machine interface, the input and display of the critical data. The main provisions of this securing engine are the use of computer “signatures”, the provision of “feedback” circuits and the use of guard mechanisms or dedicated confirmation dialogue boxes. Preferably, the machine is an aircraft, the computer system is the avionics on board said aircraft and the display screens are the cockpit display systems.02-09-2012
20120036444Systems and Methods for Interactive Web-based Social Networking and Activities Coordination - Automated, user-centric, interactive web-based social networking systems and methods for at least two groups of users, including customer users, which are individuals, and service provider users, which are associated with restaurants, businesses, and/or service provider individuals; also automated appointment event notification matching or corresponding to user-indicated interests that are customized by a first customer user(s) within predetermined geographies and/or subgeographies, wherein the customization, configuration and operation of the systems and methods are driven by a user-centric perspective and factors therefor.02-09-2012
20100269045DIGITAL DISPLAY TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING USER INTERFACE THEREON - A digital display terminal is connected to a first content server and a second content server. The digital display terminal includes a display and a user interface module. The user interface module is capable of displaying first digital content and a second shortcut on a first page of an interactive user interface shown on the display. The second shortcut links to second digital content. The first digital content is stored in a first content server, and the second digital content is stored in a second content server.10-21-2010
20090094522Interactive presentation and distribution of web content - A data module for display in web content on a webpage is disclosed, along with a method of presenting the web content. The module includes data content for display on a webpage having publisher content, an advertisement coupled to the data content, and a link in the data content for allowing a viewer of the webpage to manipulate the data content. The method includes generating a data module by coupling an advertisement to data content, providing at least one link in the data module for allowing a viewer of the webpage to manipulate the data content, displaying the data module on a webpage having publisher content, and refreshing the webpage, in response to receiving a selection of the link from the viewer, to display the manipulated data content and advertisement in the data module on the webpage.04-09-2009
20110197139Displaying Personalized Information in a Handheld Device - One embodiment is a handheld electronic device (08-11-2011
20100293472Information processing apparatus and method, and program - The present invention relates to an information processing apparatus and method, and a program which ensure that content can be played back. In a case where content and metadata necessary to play back the content are received from a content server via the Internet, a module dtSilk 11-18-2010
20100083123SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING BIOGRAPHICAL SUBJECTS - A system and method for identifying subjects for biographies, including an Internet-based process implemented using web page based code. A website provides a literary process for recognizing individuals who are not famous but whose biographies may attract wide interest, and then identifying such individuals as subjects for literary works that are then created and published in association with the website.04-01-2010
20090282343Web Page Server Process Using Visitor Context and Page Features to Select Optimized Web Pages for Display - Embodiments of a web page optimization system are described. The system utilizes an accumulated body of visitor data regarding interaction with one or more web pages to determine an optimized web page to display to a visitor. Various types of session data, including network traffic data for the client computer, demographic information about the visitor, and general and specific session data of other visitors in similar browsing sessions are defined and compiled. Continuous full-path optimization from initial visitor interaction with the web page is provided through a visitor context analysis component that analyzes certain parameters related to how the visitor has accessed the web page. A real-time web page optimizer component introduces variations in one or more features of a web page to create a new web page, conducts structured tests of the new web page, compares the performance of the web page with one or more known served web pages and removes from presentation eligibility those pages with inferior performance. This facilitates real-time decision making of which web page to serve to a visitor based on an accumulated visitor context. It further allows the authoring of web pages that are optimized with respect to eliciting a desired user interaction with the web page.11-12-2009
20100100824GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE FOR RESOURCE MANAGEMENT - A system comprises a processor and a display coupled to the processor. The processor causes the display to output graphical representations of workgroups based on workgroup data, and the processor accepts as input a constraint to a particular workgroup via manipulation of the particular workgroup's graphical representation. The processor also causes the display to output updated graphical representations of the workgroups based on application of the constraint to the workgroup data.04-22-2010
20110173543SYSTEM AND METHOD TO ASSIST CUSTOMERS IN SELECTING COMPATIBLE COMPONENTS OF A PRODUCT - Systems and methods to assist buyers in selecting compatible components of a product are described. The system identifies a product associated with a plurality of component classes. Next, the system identifies a list of items by searching for items based on the component classes. The system then receives a selection of a first item. After a selection of the first item has been received, the system generates a list of compatible items by removing items from the identified list of items that are incompatible with the first item. Finally, the system presents the buyer with a user interface communicating the list of compatible items.07-14-2011
20090150791MULTI-DIMENSIONAL DYNAMIC VISUAL BROWSING - Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to present a first plurality of visible images indicating a corresponding group of visible element navigation pathways associated with a first level of an online marketplace, receive a selection of one of the first plurality of visual images to provide a selected image, and navigate to a second level of the online marketplace along the visible element navigation pathways by presenting a second plurality of visible images representing one of a super-category including the selected image and a sub-category included in the selected image, wherein the first and second levels form part of at least three levels of visual navigation. Selections may be saved for future manipulation, review, and navigation as a collection of thumbtacked images. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed.06-11-2009
20090288012Secured Electronic Transaction System - A configuration (a system and/or a method) are disclosed that includes a unified and integrated configuration that is composed of a payment system, an advertising system, and an identity management system as well as their associated methods such that the unified system has all of the benefits of the individual systems as well as several additional synergistic benefits. Also described are specific configurations (subsystems and/or methods) including the system's access point architecture, a user interface that acts as a visual wallet simulator, a security architecture, coupon handling as well as the system's structure and means for delivering them as targeted advertising, business card handling, membership card handling for the purposes of login management, receipt handling, and the editors and grammars provided for customizing the different types of objects in the system as well as the creation of new custom objects with custom behaviors. The configurations are operable on-line as well as through physical presence transactions, e.g., mobile transaction through a mobile phone or dedicated device at a physical site for a transaction.11-19-2009
20080215988SYSTEM AND METHOD TO PROCESS INFORMATION CONTRIBUTED BY MEMBERS OF A VIRTUAL COMMUNITY - A method of creating a financial product. A virtual community is established. Members of the community submit preferences to a server. The preferences are aggregated and manipulated to identify characteristics of the preferences. From the population of preferences submitted, a small subset is identified to be part of the financial product.09-04-2008
20090119599Computer, computer-readable medium, and related method for posting a message related to a vehicle license plate - A computer-readable medium, a computer including the computer-readable medium, and a related method for adding a message regarding a vehicle having a license plate to a web page that is associated with a website. The web page is configured to be displayed on a computer monitor for viewing by a user. The method includes receiving an electronic communication that includes information regarding the license plate and a message that is related to the vehicle, and adding the information regarding the license plate and the message to the web page. The user who views the web page that includes the information regarding the license plate and the message can be anyone who accesses the website.05-07-2009
20090006974AUTOMATIC SELECTION OF USER-ORIENTED WEB CONTENT - A toolbar is provided, which may be downloaded and installed in a user's web browser. The toolbar uploads the user's browsing history to a server. The server determines, based on the browsing history, which sites the user visits frequently. Additionally, the server determines, based on an analysis of web content, which categories of content, and which concepts, the user is interested in based on the concepts and categories that occur frequently in the user's browsing patterns. The server identifies content of interest to the user—where such content may comprise frequently-updated content, such as news or RSS feeds—and provides a custom web page that shows or identifies the selected content.01-01-2009
20080244413CENTRALIZED REGISTRATION FOR DISTRIBUTED SOCIAL CONTENT SERVICES - A system and method are directed towards enabling centralized registration for managing a selective display of visitor information to distributed social networking websites. A visitor may enter selective personal information, and determine what information is made available on a social networking webpage. The visitor may then return to the social networking website to view selective visitor information, such as within a reader roll. A visitor to a social networking website may select to not have their information displayed at selective a social networking website, while still being displayed at another social networking website. In one embodiment, selecting to not display their information may be performed by ‘mousing’ over their information and selecting a display option. Social networking websites may look to a centralized registration system to determine whether to display the visitor information, while still being able to obtain information about the visitor, and/or provide benefits to the visitor.10-02-2008
20120297308AUTO-SUGGESTED CONTENT ITEM REQUESTS - Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium, including a method comprising: receiving a content item request from a resource, the resource associated with a resource sponsor; verifying the content item request including filtering out spam requests and determining if the content item request is valid; for any invalid requests, providing a content item in response to the content item request that is in conformance with an existing definition provided by the resource sponsor; and presenting information related to invalid requests to the resource sponsor in a user interface, the user interface including tools for enabling the resource sponsor to automatically accept and validate a content item request so that subsequent requests of the same type are validated upon receipt.11-22-2012
20090265637METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING SERVICE AND METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING TERMINAL - A method and apparatus for providing a widget service. The method includes receiving a user request signal to request that a service provided in a first space using a widget application be provided in a second space; receiving information for providing the service in the second space from an external server in response to the user request signal, the information for providing the service including information regarding at least one widget application; and providing the service in the second space based on the received information, wherein one of the first and second spaces is a first web page displayed on the display unit, and the other of the first and second spaces is a second web page displayed on the display unit or a background screen of a terminal.10-22-2009
20090265636System and Method for Selling Preference-Based Virtual Objects - A system and method for selling preference-based virtual objects comprising receiving one or more user commands from an input device, transmitting, to at least one server, the one or more user commands to identify one or more preference-based virtual objects based on the one or more user commands, receiving the one or more preference-based virtual objects in response to the identification of the one or more preference-based virtual objects, and outputting, to a display device, the one or more preference-based virtual objects in response to receiving one or more user inputs to display the one or more preference-based virtual objects to the display device.10-22-2009
20090049388MULTIMODAL COMPUTER NAVIGATION - This invention concerns multimodal computer navigation, that is operation of a computer using traditional modes such as keyboard together with less conventional modes such as speech and gestures. The invention has particular application for navigation of information presentations, such as webpages and database user interfaces, and is presented as a method, a browser, software and a computer system. The information navigated is not described in a multimodal way. Two or more unimodal navigation signals are received from a user and interpreted. These interpretations are fused to automatically determining the user's intended navigation selection.02-19-2009
20090327905INTEGRATED CLIENT FOR ACCESS TO REMOTE RESOURCES - Techniques for discovering, connecting to, disconnecting from, reconnecting to, updating, and removing workspaces are described. In one embodiment, a list of discovered workspaces is maintained on a user device. Shortcuts for resources corresponding to each respective one of the discovered workspaces are integrated into a user interface of the user device. A request to access one of the resources contained in one of the discovered workspaces is received. Responsive to receiving the request, a connection from the user device to one or more resource hosts containing the resources corresponding to the indicated one of the discovered workspaces is opened. Access from the user device to the resources stored on the resource host(s) corresponding to the indicated one of the discovered workspaces is enabled by presenting shortcuts for resources corresponding to the discovered workspaces as though they were local resources.12-31-2009
20100218108System and method for trading complex energy securities - A system for presentation and management of energy-related information and securities, comprising a digital exchange, a client system comprising a plurality of display and input modalities, a communications interface software adapted to allow communications between the client system and the digital exchange, and a control interface within the client system adapted to drive the display and input modalities, wherein the control interface, on receiving input from a user, causes data from the digital exchange to be retrieved and displayed in one or more of the display modalities to the user, and upon receipt of a request from the user via an input modality of the client system after the user has retrieved and reviewed data from the digital exchange, an order to execute a transaction is transmitted to the digital exchange by the client system, and on receipt of an order to execute a transaction from a client system, the digital exchange combines the ordered transaction with other similar transactions from a plurality of users and thereby creates or modifies a marketable security visible to at least one other user via the digital exchange, is disclosed.08-26-2010
20120297309METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PRESENTING DATA OVER A NETWORK BASED ON NETWORK USER CHOICES AND COLLECTING REAL-TIME DATA RELATED TO SAID CHOICES - A character having a plurality of attributes is created by a network user while within a character-enabled network site. Each attribute is defined by at least one of either audio data and/or visual image data and is selected by the user from a plurality of attributes presented to the user through a user interface. The combination of attributes defines a persona for the character. At least one of either an audio presentation and/or a visual image presentation is provided to the user interface. The presentations presented are selected from a plurality of presentations based on the character's persona. Data related to character attributes are stored in a database. One or more of the presentations presented to the user may be interactive, in that it allows for the user to make choices.11-22-2012
20120144308SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECOMMENDING DIGITAL CONTENT USING CONTACTS LISTS - A system and method for recommending digital content in which a user employs her contacts list to recommend the digital content. The recommender initiates the recommendation process using her local device by generating a recommendation. The recommendation contains an identification of the recommender, an identification of the contact and an identification of the digital content to be recommended. The recommendation is communicated from the recommender's local device through a communication channel to a server. The server processes the recommendation from the recommender and generates a recommendation email and/or a recommendation notification. The recommendation email and notification are sent to the recommendee through a communication channel selected by the recommender. The recommendation email further contains a URL that directs the recommendee back to a summary of the recommended digital content.06-07-2012
20080270909Methods and Apparatuses to Provide Premium Contents over Internet - Systems and methods to provide premium content over Internet with in place preview. In one embodiment, a method includes: providing a representation of content to a first user, the representation of the content embeddable by the first user into a web page; receiving a request from a browser after the web page having the representation of the content is rendered in the browser; responsive to the request, presenting a user interface to process a payment to access the content without the browser leaving the web page; and upon completion of the payment, presenting the content in the browser.10-30-2008
20080244414ON-WIDGET DATA CONTROL - A system and method are directed towards enabling control of widgets using on-widget data controls. A visitor may enter selective personal information and determine what information is made available on a social networking webpage. A visitor to a social networking website may select to not have their information displayed at a social networking website, while still being displayed at another social networking website. A visitor's information may be displayed within a reader roll, an association listing, a visitor comment page, or the like. An owner of a social networking website may also select not to have a visitor's information displayed on the website. In one embodiment, selecting not to display information may be performed by ‘mousing’ over the information and selecting a display option. Social networking websites may look to a centralized registration system to determine whether to display the visitor information.10-02-2008
20110209068System and process to Automate a Job Seeker's Profile and Job Application - A software application tool to assist users for an efficient job searching process. The present invention provides a number of tools that helps the user organize all of their job application documents, keep track of tasks that need to be done, keep track of all of their job application progresses, make goals, and associate documents to each job application. The users are provided the means to access a plurality of job sites through the present invention. This prevents the need for the users to log onto a large variety of job sites. The organization tools and the accessibility to different jobsite provide the users with a much more efficient job application process for more time to upgrade their own skills and expand their network.08-25-2011
20090183083METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DISPLAYING INFORMATION ON A MAP - A method and system for providing a map of geographical data, comprising: connecting a client to a server utilizing a Web browser; accepting a request from the client of a geographical viewing area of a desired basemap; searching a server directory for a list of tiles corresponding to the geographical viewing area of the desired basemap; returning to the client the list of tiles enabling the client to determine if any of the tiles are in a local cache; generating any tiles in the local cache from the local cache; and generating any tiles not in the local cache from the server; wherein the tiles generate a map of at least two dimensions; and wherein all communication between the server and the client is done utilizing STML.07-16-2009
20090144632SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MERGING REMOTE AND LOCAL DATA IN A SINGLE USER INTERFACE - The system comprises a local database; a user interface; a remote access engine, communicatively coupled to a network, the user interface, and the local database; and a rendering engine, communicatively coupled to the remote access engine. The user interface receives a data search request. The remote access engine searches for and retrieves, from a remote database communicatively coupled to the network and the local database, data corresponding to the received search request. The rendering engine displays the received data from the remote database and the local database.06-04-2009
20110225500Service Cloud Console - Various embodiments described or referenced herein are directed to different devices, methods, systems, and computer program products for processing information entered via a user interface provided in a web browser on a display device of a client machine in communication with a server. The user interface may be capable of displaying a plurality of components, including a first component that may display object record information associated with an object record stored in a database. Edited object record information may be received at the client machine and displayed in the first user interface component. The first user interface component may be designated as unsaved. An interrupt event associated with possible loss of the edited information may be detected. A warning message indicating the detection of the interrupt event may be displayed in the web browser, and one or more selections for responding to the warning message may be provided.09-15-2011
20110145717WEB-BROWSING SYSTEM - A web-browsing system that enables a user to surf the web efficiently. The web-browsing system which can be installed in a client's terminal comprises: a web-browser; a function window controller that includes a function window manager consisting of a contents-information DB, a layer creator and a menu controller; and a window module that has a web-browser link unit. The contents-information DB stores at least one kind of contents among text, image, video or sound source and the contents information linked to the correspondent contents.06-16-2011
20110145714SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR WEB-INTEGRATED STATISTICAL ANALYSIS - A method and system for performing statistical analysis using a web browser includes selecting raw data for statistical analysis and specifying statistical operation(s) on the raw data. The web browser may be used to generate first program code corresponding to the statistical operation(s). After sending the first program code to a web server for execution, output data resulting from executing the first program code may be received at the web browser. The web browser may generate and display a graphical representation of the output data. The web browser may also be used to configure the graphical representation and generate second program code executable by a web browser for generating the graphical representation.06-16-2011
20110145713SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACILITATING ELECTRONIC COMMERCE OVER A NETWORK - In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, systems and methods for facilitating electronic commerce over a network include communicating with a plurality of users via a plurality of user devices over the network, receiving a login request from a first user via a first user device over the network, accessing an account related to the user based on information passed with the login request, receiving a snaplist file related to a multiple image listing provided by the first user via the first user device, processing the snaplist file by extracting the multiple image listing from the snaplist file, and displaying the multiple image listing to one or more other users via one or more other user devices.06-16-2011
20110145712INFORMATION EXCHANGE USING GENERIC DATA STREAMS - Systems and methods for information exchange using generic data streams, wherein a data stream is sent from one computer system to another, and the receiving computer system is not aware of the structure of the information in the data stream. A header of the data stream includes a description of a data object. A body of the data stream includes information for instances of a data object stored on a computer system. The object is compliant with the description provided in the header of the data stream. The information in the body of the stream is extracted based on the description provided in the header of the data stream. A user interface (UI) is dynamically created based on the description of data object to display portions of the received information, and further to allow a user to change the information.06-16-2011
20090063987Manually operable input devices - A manually operable input device (03-05-2009
20090055750INFORMATION PROVIDING SYSTEM AND METHOD AND STORAGE MEDIUM - An information providing system and method and a storage medium which provide information services to each client apparatus on which a browser for browsing content and at least one object operate, through the cooperation with the operation of the object. A server apparatus has a view server for providing content to the browser, a communication server for making communication with the object, and an application sever for making the view server and the application server cooperate with each other. When a read operation from the object is performed, the communication server notifies the application server of a result of the read operation, thereby providing synchronization between the communication server and the view server.02-26-2009
20090055749APPLICATION MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK FOR WEB APPLICATIONS - Various embodiments are directed to an application management framework for web applications that may provide speed improvements, capability improvements, user experience improvements, increased advertising profit opportunities, and simplified application development to wide range of network devices. The described embodiments may employ techniques for containing, controlling, and presenting multiple web-based applications in a shared web browser application management framework. Sharing a web browser application management framework provides the capability for rapidly switching between applications, allows for multitasking, facilitates using a common set of input controls for applications, and makes it possible for applications to be available with little perceived startup (“boot”) time. The described embodiments also provide incentives for web application users, web application developers, web application portal providers, and web advertising providers to share in transactions between one another.02-26-2009
20120079390Method and Apparatus of Graphical Object Selection in a Web Browser - Various approaches for selection of graphical objects in a web browser-based application are described. In one approach, a selection overlay is stored in a web document. The selection overlay encompasses a plurality of user-selectable graphical objects in the web document occupies a highest position in layers of graphical objects in the web document and includes a plurality of selection regions. Each selection region is respectively associated with one of the plurality of graphical objects and defines a region of selectability for the associated graphical object. In response to the web browser-based application detecting entry of a user-directed pointer into one of the selection regions in the selection overlay, the graphical object associated with the one selection region is selected for user manipulation and displayed.03-29-2012
20110231776STANDARD SCHEMA AND USER INTERFACE FOR WEBSITE MAPS - Various embodiments provide a standardized schema that can be used by site developers to define a site map and its associated hierarchy. In at least some embodiments, a corresponding user interface can be created within an application such as, for example, a Web browser, to allow the user to specify locations at which they wish to see the site map.09-22-2011
20090199105INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, DISPLAY DATA PROVIDING METHOD AND PROGRAM - There is provided an information processing apparatus, including a storage part storing, user by user, history information, an evaluation processing part deriving, user by user, an evaluation index value corresponding to an evaluation theme requested in a display request transmitted from a display apparatus, by performing a process according to the evaluation theme for each piece of history information of at least two users who are requested to be displayed in the display request, a relative processing part deriving user by user a relative evaluation parameter showing relationship between the users in the evaluation theme based on the evaluation index value, and a display data generation part generating display data which shows an evaluation image of each user showing the relationship between the users in the evaluation theme, by generating user by user the evaluation image based on the relative evaluation parameter.08-06-2009
20090222737METHOD FOR RECOMMENDING SHORT-CUTS IN ORDER TO EASE AND FASTEN NAVIGATING WITHIN NAVIGATION TOPOLOGY - The present invention relates to the field of network computing, and in particular to method and system for designing a Web Portal comprising a hierarchical structure of portal pages and portlets for accessing Web contents accessible via the Portal. For offering improved web application navigation it is proposed to perform the steps of: 09-03-2009
20090222735SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ENHANCING BROWSER HISTORY USING SYNDICATED DATA FEEDS - Embodiments relate to systems and methods for enhancing browsing history using syndicated data feeds. A browser contains a navigation manager that captures and tracks the URLs (universal resource locators) of the Web sites and subsections of sites that a user visits. The captured URL pathways are stored to a navigation record. In addition, the presence and identify of RSS feeds which the user has chosen to activate is also recorded. Upon return to the same Web site or other location, the navigation manager directs the user to the specific section of the Web site associated with the RSS feed, such as media lists, photography upload sections, or other portions of a Web site.09-03-2009
20110231774IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, DATA PROCESSING METHOD THEREFOR, AND RECORDING MEDIUM - An image processing apparatus comprising: a display; an embedded web browser that displays hypertext-coded information on the display; a data input and output module that inputs and outputs hypertext-coded data and can be accessed from the embedded web browser and another web browser of an external machine; a judgment portion that judges which the data input and output module is accessed from, the embedded web browser or the web browser of the external machine; a data generator that generates different display data depending on the judgment made by the judgment portion; and a transmitter that transmits the display data generated by the data generator, to the embedded web browser or the web browser of the external machine.09-22-2011
20090204900Method And System For Navigation Of Web Sites And Applications - A method and system to aid in the navigation of a website or computer program having a plurality of resources by displaying a single navigation window having a visual display of all of the resources of the website or program and their hierarchal structure in which at least some of the resources are linked and can be directly accessed from within the window. The window also shows a history of the resources accessed and the paths taken to obtain access.08-13-2009
20120198347METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENHANCING USER BASED CONTENT DATA - An approach is provided for enhancing presentment of content data. The content personalization platform determining one or more data categories for presentation in a user interface of a device. The content personalization platform also determines use information associated with the one or more data categories, one or more items within the data categories, or a combination thereof. Then, the content personalization platform then processes and/or facilitates a processing of the use information to determine proportions of the user interface for presenting one or more of the data categories.08-02-2012
20090222736SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A FILTER MODULE FOR A BROWSER HISTORY - An embodiment relates generally to a method of filtering for a browser. The method includes providing a browser with a browser history function, the browser history function configured to store each site web page visited and stored in time sequential order as a browser history. The method also includes providing a filter module for the browser; and applying the filter module to the browser history function to eliminate intermediary web pages from entering the browser history.09-03-2009
20130219282OPTIMIZING CONTENT PRODUCTION BASED UPON DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL METRICS - Embodiments are directed towards determining an overall success of a plurality of features and recommending a subset of those features to a user for generating new content. For each feature that is associated with content, an overall success may be determined based on a success of each of a plurality of content that the feature is associated. A subset of the features may be displayed to the user—from which the user can select features to utilize for generating the new content. Based on the features selected by the user, the displayed features may be dynamically updated to include one or more recommended features. A feature may be recommended to the user based on a combination of the overall success of each selected feature and the overall success of each recommended feature. The selected features may be utilized to create the new content.08-22-2013
20090259944METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR GENERATING A MEDIA PROGRAM - A method for generating a media program includes extracting data from at least one data source, creating at least one program clip using the data, wherein the at least one program clip includes a first media clip, generating at least one data tag corresponding to the program clip using the data, wherein the at least one data tag includes a second media clip, generating a media program, wherein the media program includes the at least one data tag corresponding to the at least one program clip and the at least one program clip, and storing the media program.10-15-2009
20080313546SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COLLABORATIVE INFORMATION DISPLAY AND MARKUP - The present invention provides a system that allows documents of various types to be shared between users at geographically dispersed client computers. The users may contemporaneously manipulate the documents and each users manipulations are displayed to the other users in real time using a lightweight synchronization process.12-18-2008
20080313545SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING DESKTOP OR APPLICATION REMOTING TO A WEB BROWSER - Systems and methods (“tools”) are described that enable a user to access and interact with a remote desktop or application without the need to install a plug-in or software in addition to a web browser. In some embodiments, the tools include double buffering graphics that display the remote desktop or application, and caching images that are repeated. These tools may also include identifying the portion of the desktop or application that has changed and then transmitting the changed portion.12-18-2008
20100174991MAINTAINING DATA COHERENCY WITHIN RELATED MULTI-PERSPECTIVE USER INTERFACES VIA SESSION-LESS QUERIES - A contextual data server can provide a contextual data response for a contextual data request. A contextual data response can include at least client-requested data for the contextual data request and contextual differences data. The context-enhanced multi-perspective user interface can present the client-requested data received from the contextual data server in at least two related data viewing areas. Synchronization of the client-requested data presented in the at least two related viewing areas can be maintained using a presentation context, which is a part of the context-enhanced multi-perspective user interface that is not visually rendered.07-08-2010
20080307314SYSTEM CONNECTIONS AND USER INTERFACES - This description relates to methods and systems for providing user interfaces on a first system for browsing other systems coupled to the first system. In one embodiment, a method includes logging into at least one second data processing system (DPS) from a first DPS, the second DPS having a storage volume storing data and presenting user interface objects within a window which is provided by a file management software program which displays files and folders in a hierarchical file system, the window being displayed on a display device of the first DPS, the user interface objects corresponding to sharing services, which comprise file sharing and screen sharing. Optionally, networked printers may also be displayed. Other methods and systems and computer readable media are also described.12-11-2008
20100185951HYBRID SYNCHRONOUS/ASYNCHRONOUS MEANS FOR SHARING USER INTERACTIONS ACROSS MULTIPLE DEVICES - In an aspect of the invention, a method of communication comprises: establishing an asynchronous communication stream between a first user and a second user; and sending clipped dynamic content from the second user to the first user via the asynchronous communication stream, the clipped dynamic content selected and extracted from a web page by the second user.07-22-2010
20120246570MANAGING A PORTAL APPLICATION - A mobile device includes a processor that executes a portal application to implement a plurality of portlet modules; and a user interface that allows a user to establish a trigger for reducing power consumption in the mobile device. The processor is configured to pause operations in a number of the portlet modules in the portal application in response to the trigger occurring.09-27-2012
20100162125SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BROWSING BASED ON USER RECOGNITION - Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and computer-readable media for browsing based on user recognition. The method includes receiving input from a user, verifying a user identity based on the input, identifying a browsing device of the user, retrieving a user profile associated with the user and the identified browsing device, the profile storing browser settings, and launching a browser on the identified browsing device with browser settings from the retrieved user profile. The input can be speech. The user identity can be verified by network-based speaker recognition. The method can further automatically update the user profile based on user actions. In one aspect, the method further identifies a preferred browser in the user profile, provisions a version of the preferred browser adapted to the identified browsing device, and launches the provisioned preferred browser on the identified browsing device with settings from the retrieved user profile.06-24-2010
20120246571SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CREATING AND RATING ITEMS FOR SOCIAL INTERACTIONS - A system and method for providing items to users and, more particularly, a system and method for rating items and placing such items into a queued list. The method includes providing an item from a web browser to a recipient on a preferred list and placing the item into a queued list with respect to other items based on a rating. The system includes a computer infrastructure being operable to provide a rated item from a web browser to a recipient on a preferred list and place the rated item in a queued list with respect to other items.09-27-2012
20100169789Scaling Social Networks - The claimed subject matter relates to an architecture that can scale a content feed in terms of the amount of content delivered in order to facilitate satisfactory experiences in connection with a social network. In particular, the architecture can utilize a content feed to disseminate content between members of a network community, generally relative to a particular social circle of a given user. The architecture can maintain a personal space for the user and display to the personal space content provided by a content feed. Content provided to the personal space (as well as that retrieved from the personal space) can be scaled based upon a variety of commitment characteristics associated with the social circle. In addition, the architecture can employ smart dispersal of content and can intelligently acquire additional content from the user or import suitable settings from disparate users.07-01-2010
20090077470Online Anonymous Multi-Session Trials - Disclosed herein is a computer implemented method and system for enabling a user to anonymously participate in trials over multiple sessions. A temporary user identifier is generated for the user. The temporary user identifier is stored locally on a client device of the user. Anonymous access to multiple online tools on a host website is granted to the user for a predetermined period of time using the temporary user identifier. The user may participate anonymously in the trials over the multiple sessions using the online tools for the predetermined period of time. The participation in the trials comprises performing online activities on the host website by the user. The user may register with the host website by providing user identification information to obtain unlimited access to the online tools.03-19-2009
20100162126PREDICTIVE CACHE TECHNIQUES - Predictive caching techniques are described. An apparatus may include a document manager component having a document rendering module and a list manager module. The document rendering module may present a document for the active web application within a display area of an electronic display, the document having a set of list items stored by a list data object. The list manager module may select a set of presentable list items from the list data object for current presentation within the display area for the electronic display, select a set of predictive list items from the list data object for future presentation within the display area for the electronic display, and send a control directive to load the set of predicted list items from the list data object to a predictive cache. Other embodiments are described and claimed.06-24-2010
20100218105Method of browsing and a computer program therefor - A method of browsing a website from the Internet comprises receiving code and/or object from the website from the Internet by a first computer. The code and/or object of the website is transmitted by the first computer to a server computer. The first computer displays the code and/or object of the website at the first computer. The code and/or object of the website received by the server computer is transmitted to a second computer. The code and/or object of the website received by the second computer is displayed at the second computer. The display of the website at the first computer is substantially the same as the display of the website at the second computer.08-26-2010
20090044129GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE TO CONTROL INTERACTIONS BETWEEN AN APPLIANCE AND A CONSUMABLE HOLDER - A graphical user interface has software configured to communicate with an appliance adapted to perform a physical cycle of operation on an article and to communicate with a consumable holder for use with the appliance where the operation cycle is related to a consumable in the consumable holder. The software is configured to cause the graphical user interface to communicate to a user information associated with an appliance, a cycle of operation, a consumable holder, or a consumable. The software also causes the graphical user interface to communicate to an appliance or to a consumable holder information from a user.02-12-2009
20100235753Method for Requesting and Viewing an Attachment Image on a Portable Electronic Device - A method for viewing a full image of a server stored original attachment on a portable electronic device including: building a graph structure within the server representing a map of the original image, downloading and displaying a re-sized image from the server to the portable electronic device, the original image exceeding an image size limit of the portable electronic device indicative of screen size of the portable electronic device, calculating width and height parameters of the full image, sending a request from the portable electronic device to the server to enlarge the image displayed on the device based on the width and height parameters, the request including the image size limit, retrieving and traversing the graph structure within the server to locate a separate image component constructed for the image size limit, collecting image binary data from the separate image component and modifying the image binary data based on the width and height parameters to create the full image of the original image and downloading the full image of the original image to the portable electronic device.09-16-2010
20100218107Autonomic Content Load Balancing - Techniques are disclosed for providing autonomic content load balancing. A programmatic selection is made from among alternative content versions based upon current conditions. Preferably, the alternative selectable versions specify content to be used in a Web page, and a version is selected responsive to receiving a request for the Web page. The selectable version may comprise the Web page, or a component of a Web page may have selectable versions. Optionally, the Web page may include more than one component with dynamically-selectable content. In this case, the versions may be selectable independently of one another.08-26-2010
20100241964Shared Feed Reader and Method of Shared Feed Reading - A shared feed reader for multiple users and a method for sharing feed reading are provided which provide group collaboration features. The shared feed reader includes a server including a processor hosting the shared feed reader for remote access by multiple users, and a user interface for each of the multiple users including an aggregator of web feeds subscribed to by the user. The shared feed reader includes: a mechanism for defining a group of users, wherein web feeds subscribed to by users in the group are exposed to the other users in the group; and a mechanism for sharing a read status of a web feed post across the group, wherein the read status indicates which users have read the post. The shared feed reader may also include a mechanism for receiving a meta-feed of meta-posts, wherein meta-feeds and meta-posts relate to activities of users in the group on shared feeds and posts.09-23-2010
20100235752BUSINESS SUPPORT SYSTEM AND BUSINESS SUPPORT APPARATUS - A business support system includes: a portable terminal used by a user; and a business support apparatus connected with the portable terminal, the portable terminal including: an input device; a device for accepting an input into the input device; a device for transmitting a signal indicating that the input is accepted to the business support apparatus; a device for receiving a page transmitted from the business support apparatus; a display device; and a device for causing the display device to display the received page, and the business support apparatus including: a device for receiving a transmitted signal; a database for storing information about the user or information about a customer of the user; a device for generating a page suitable for the user based on the information in the database when receiving the signal; and a device for transmitting the generated page to the portable terminal.09-16-2010
20100251129DATA CONSUMPTION FRAMEWORK FOR SEMANTIC OBJECTS - A data enrichment and consumption framework enables defining data object consumption based on semantic aspects of the data object. Views, contexts, and associations of the data object are defined to dynamically render UI content based on interaction with the data object. Additionally, standard views can be defined to enable rapid development of UIs. The same data content is rendered in consistent ways across different devices and UI technologies.09-30-2010
20130219283DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - The display apparatus includes: a display device; an image processor which processes an image to display the image on the display device; a communication unit which communicates with at least one first external device in which content data are stored and at least one second external device in which an application is installed to process the content data; and a controller which controls the image processor to communicate with the first and second external devices and display a user interface (UI) image corresponding to the content data and the application on the display device, and controls the processing operation of the application with respect to the content data through the UI image.08-22-2013
20110066947Incident Command Post - Provided are systems and methods for tracking resources at a site and initiating audio and video communication with tracked resources using multiple input and output modalities. The systems include a location tracking system, including a positioning engine and a presentation engine, an environmental tracking system, location and environmental sensors, either permanently installed or temporarily deployed, and portable devices such as mobile phones or personal digital assistants carried by the tracked resources and users. The methods include tracking such resources at a site, displaying their locations on a portable device using a visual map display, and providing the ability to initiate bidirectional audio and video communications with one of more of the tracked resources.03-17-2011
20110145716SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATING THE TRANSFER OF DATA FROM A WEB INTERFACE TO A DATABASE OR ANOTHER WEB INTERFACE - Access information is received for a data sender interface accessible over a network and a data receiver interface accessible over the network. A set of navigation steps necessary to access data fields on the sender interface are determined. The data fields on the data sender interface are automatically mapped to data fields on the data receiver interface using at least one data mapping rule, such that a set of data field mappings is created. A data transfer scenario is generated using the set of navigation steps and the set of data field mappings, such that the data transfer scenario specifies a set of operations for transferring data from the sender interface to the receiver interface. The data transfer scenario is stored to computer readable media and can be executed any number of times to transfer data from the sending interface to the receiving interface.06-16-2011
20110145715WEB TRANSACTION ANALYSIS - Individual network activities are correlated to interactions with a target web page to facilitate an analysis of the performance of the web page. This correlation is preferably performed using a combination of heuristics and rules developed to filter network activities into those activities that are likely to have been caused by the particular transaction, and those that are unlikely to be associated with that transaction. The activities that are identified as being associated with the transaction are subsequently organized to identify a time-flow of these activities within the transaction, from which performance statistics can be determined and presented to a user. Because the individual activities within the transaction are identified and time-ordered, an analysis of the effects of each activity on the overall performance of the web page can be performed to identify potential problem areas, or to diagnose reported problems.06-16-2011
20090019371MULTI-DIMENSIONAL LOCATING SYSTEM AND METHOD - A method for navigating among documents is disclosed, the method comprising graphically representing a first document vector grouping a first plurality of documents having a first attribute in common, graphically representing a second document vector grouping a second plurality of documents having a second attribute associated therewith, the second document vector intersecting the first document vector at the first intersecting location, graphically representing a third document vector grouping a third plurality of documents having a third attribute associated therewith, the third document vector intersecting the second document vector at a second intersecting location and enabling sequential navigation from one intersecting location to another intersecting location by selecting a command. A method enabling movement of a first document vector without enabling movement of a second document vector is also disclosed. A method for displaying document vectors with an enlarged document representation is also disclosed.01-15-2009
20090019370System for controlling objects in a recursive browser system: forcefield - Provided herein is a recursive web browser system including a recursive web browser and at least one computer application executing therein, including a computer application effective to enable the incorporation of one or more special effects into one or both of a space containing the ZCubes or the ZCubes contained therein. Also provided is a computer-readable storage medium that tangibly stores the executable computer application and instructions enabling operation of the functions comprising the same. Further provided is a computer-implemented method for incorporating one or more special effects into one or more ZCubes in a networked recursive web browser system.01-15-2009
20080288874COMPUTER INTERFACE METHOD AND APPARATUS WITH PORTABLE NETWORK ORGANIZATION SYSTEM AND TARGETED ADVERTISING - A method and apparatus for providing an automatically upgradeable software application includes targeted advertising based upon demographics and user interaction with the computer. The software application includes a display region used for banner advertising that is downloaded over a network such as the Internet. The software application is accessible from a server via the network and demographic information on the user is acquired by the server and used for determining what advertising will be sent to the user. The software application further targets the advertisements in response to normal user interaction with the computer. Data associated with each advertisement is used by the software application in determining when a particular advertisement is to be displayed. This includes the specification of certain programs that the user may have so that, when the user runs the program (e.g., a spreadsheet program), a relevant advertisement will be displayed (e.g., an advertisement for a stock brokerage). This provides two-tiered, real-time targeting of advertising—both demographically and reactively. The software application includes programming that accesses the server to determine if one or more components of the application need upgrading. If so, the components can be downloaded and installed without further action by the user. A distribution tool is provided for software distribution and upgrading over the network. Also provided is a user profile that is accessible to any computer on the network. Furthermore, multiple users of the same computer can possess Internet web resources and files that are personalized, maintained and organized.11-20-2008
20090106661Switching System and Method for Display Interface - A switching system and method for a display interface is relative to the system including an interface switching program, a data display interface, and an index database. The interface switching program has a text input box and a toggle button, for a user to type a keyword and then click the toggle button to trigger an interface switching event. The data display interface is for the user to browse a data. The index database stores a correspondence table of the keyword and a string data. The interface switching program queries the index database according to the interface switching event, so as to acquire a string data, and controls the data display interface to automatically display a data corresponding to the string data, so as to achieve the switch of display interface through the keyword, thereby improving the operating convenience.04-23-2009
20090070683CONSUMER-GENERATED MEDIA INFLUENCE AND SENTIMENT DETERMINATION - A method implementable in at least one electronic device coupled to a network and a display device, includes receiving, over the network, a data set, receiving, from a user, a selection of a first topic, determining, based on the data set, a plurality of network sites hosting commentary of the first topic and an authority level of each site of the plurality, determining, based on the data set, an authority level of each site of the plurality, determining, based on the data set, a plurality of authors providing the commentary hosted by the plurality of network sites, determining, based on the data set, an authority level of each author of the plurality, and determining, based on the data set, a value characterizing an opinion of each author on the first topic.03-12-2009
20100306664AUTOMATED CONTENT SUBMISSION TO A SHARE SITE - Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for remotely submitting content to a website without navigating to the website are provided. The website is a content-sharing website that accepts public content submissions and makes the content available to multiple users. Initially, a client application may download remote-content-submission instructions from the website. Subsequently, the client application may follow the instructions to format a remote content submission and communicate it to the website.12-02-2010
20100306665INTELLIGENT BACKWARD RESOURCE NAVIGATION - A system for navigating among resources includes a target detection module detecting whether a first resource has been branched from to two other different resources and a backward navigation module operable to detect selection of a backward navigation button and cause navigation to the first resource. A method includes designating a target resource accessible via a backward navigation button in a first browser session, detecting selection of the backward navigation button in a second browser session, and navigating to the target resource in the second browser session. The method can involve detecting hovering of a pointer icon over the backward navigation button and responsively presenting a thumbnail of a resource associated with the backward navigation button.12-02-2010
20100306663Sequential Clicked Link Display Mechanism - Provided is a method to facilitate screen navigation in conjunction with a web browser. Specifically, a navigation history documenter and display module (NHDD) is employed in conjunction with a web browser to enhance the functionality of the browser. Using static links, categorical-hierarchical web sites, search engines or any combination of the three, a user freely navigates through multiple web sites and particular locations within web sites. The NHDD maintains a record of the navigation path. In conjunction with the specific sites and materials included in the navigation path, the NHDD maintain a record corresponding to the relations among the points along the path. In response to a user input, the NHDD displays navigation history information related to the order in which the points along a navigation path were traversed. In one embodiment, the information is displayed as sequentially order markers overlaid on a web page.12-02-2010
20100313135Virtual Disc Enabled Media Player - A virtual disc enabled media player is disclosed. The media player includes a storage medium having instructions stored thereon which when executed by a processor in the media player cause certain actions to be performed. The actions include the media player executing a virtual disc software image as if it were a physical medium. This allows the player to access content and information when no physical media is present in the media player. The content and information may be obtained over a network such as the Internet. The media player may be a BLU-RAY DISC player.12-09-2010
20100325554Photo-Based Network Control Device and Related Method - A photo-based network control device includes a device information database, an image receiving unit, an identification unit, a graphic user interface (GUI) and a network module. The device information database stores operating information of a target device. The image receiving unit obtains a photo image of surroundings including an image of the target device. The identification unit identifies the target device on the photo image to generate an identification result. The GUI displays the photo image and the operating information based on the identification result, and receives a control signal associated with the operating information. The network module transmits an indication signal to the target device according to a network protocol and the control signal.12-23-2010
20100325553NETWORK OF USER-AWARE MULTIPLE-PROTOCOL INTERNET BROWSERS - A method for Internet browsing where a subscriber/browser navigates to a new Internet (IPv4) address and multiple protocol/network data is gathered relative to the Internet location. The method includes subscribing by browsers to a proprietary Website, providing a client software program to each of the browser/subscribers, navigating by a browser to a new Internet IP-address (location), sending a notification to a main server of the proprietary website and registering by the server of the browser's new location. The method also includes sending back the location data to the browser-installed client software program, notifying all other browsers at the same location by the server of a newly arriving browser, notifying the newly arriving browser that others are already there, initiating communication between the first and newly arriving subscriber/browsers and graphically displaying all the data gathered.12-23-2010
20130145278UNIFIED NOTIFICATION BAR BETWEEN VIRTUAL MOBILE DEVICE AND PHYSICAL MOBILE DEVICE - One or more embodiments of the invention display alerts provided by applications of a guest environment in a notification bar controlled by a host operating system (OS) in a host environment of a mobile device, wherein the guest environment is running in a virtual machine supported by a hypervisor running within the host environment. A hypervisor-aware service in the virtual machine registers with a guest OS to be notified when applications request presentation of alerts in a notification bar controlled by the guest OS. Upon receipt of a notification by the guest OS of an application requesting presentation of an alert in the notification bar controlled by the guest OS, the hypervisor-aware service forwards the notification to the hypervisor and the hypervisor transmits a corresponding request to a notification management component of the host OS to present the alert on the notification bar controlled by the host OS.06-06-2013
20100325552Media Asset Navigation Representations - Media asset navigation representations are described. In various embodiments, a content navigation input is received, such as an input to a client device, to initiate a display of a media asset navigation interface from which media assets can be selected. Groups of related media assets are determined, and each group of related media assets is represented for user selection from the media asset navigation interface. A visual element is identified for each group of related media assets, and the visual elements each provide a coherent visual representation of the related media assets in a respective group. A display can be initiated of the visual elements in the media asset navigation interface where each of the visual elements are selectable to individually navigate the related media assets in the respective groups.12-23-2010
20100332993METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DELIVERING DIGITAL CONTENT - A method, computer program, and system for delivering digital content to a user interface. A method according to an embodiment includes: generating a starting content on the user interface including at least one clickable content, each of the at least one clickable content being previously associated with a first key; upon selection of a clickable content associated with a first key, determining a second key, associated with a destination content, from the first key; determining an executable asset program from the second key, an execution of the asset program generating the display of a predefined asset content; attaching the second key to the executable asset program according to a hiding mechanism; executing the executable asset program to display the predefined asset content, and releasing the second key during the execution of the program.12-30-2010
20110113342SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BROADCASTING, SHOWCASING AND INTERACTING WITH MULTMEDIA PORTFOLIOS - A system for broadcasting, showcasing and interacting with a plurality of multimedia portfolios on at least one electronic multimedia platform to indicate an encapsulated representation of an identity of at least one entity is disclosed. The system comprises at least one electronic portfolio viewing provider and at least one electronic multimedia platform. The system further includes at least one electronic communication device and at least one electronic communication network operable to interconnect the at least one electronic portfolio viewing provider, the at least one electronic communication device, and the at least one electronic multimedia platform. The identity of the at least one entity is delivered as an interactive multimedia portfolio to showcase the skills, aesthetics, content or information related to the at least one entity.05-12-2011
20100185952PORTLET PALETTE WITH AUTOMATIC REMOTE PORTLET INTEGRATION - A method for integrating remote portlets into a consumer portal that includes providing a list of remote portlet producers to a portlet palette within the consumer portal, automatically obtaining available remote portlets, via the portlet palette, using the provided list, storing information corresponding to the available remote portlets, in the portlet palette, merging information regarding local portlets and the available remote portlets to form an available portlet list on the portlet palette, allowing a user to view the available portlet list, receiving a selected available remote portlet from the available portlet list as selected by the user and performing a drag and drop operation of the selected remote portlet to a portal page on the consumer portal, and automatically creating a producer reference corresponding to a respective remote portlet producer associated with the selected remote portlet and a remote portlet reference corresponding to the selected remote portlet on the consumer portal.07-22-2010
20110113341WEB SERVICE INTERFACE AND QUERYING - Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are disclosed to generate an interface for a web service and to query the web service. A particular method includes generating a user interface associated with a web service. The user interface includes one or more input parameter options associated with the web service. The user interface is generated based on a service specification and one or more series specifications associated with the service specification. User input is received via the user interface, where the user input includes a selection of at least one of the one or more input parameter options. A query of the web service is generated based on the received user input, where the query reflects at least one selected input parameter option. The method includes invoking the generated query with respect to the web service to receive results and automatically adding the received results to the user interface.05-12-2011
20110029883Systems and Methods for Content Aggregation, Editing and Delivery - Method and systems for editing, receiving and processing video. Media submissions may be received from remote devices associated with a plurality of users, and the media submissions and a copy of the media submissions in a format for easier access may be stored. A data organization structure including a mechanism for providing sets of folders may be provided, the sets of folders configurable based on input from a user. Media submissions may be organized into the respective folders designated by the users based on user input. A media product may be created based on one or more media submissions. The media product may be created by utilizing an editing interface which allows users at different locations to collaboratively edit video over a network.02-03-2011
20110119595Apparatus and Method for Browser Based Integration of Broadcast Television and Internet Content - A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to adapt live broadcast content for display within a browser. The live broadcast content is displayed within the browser. Internet content related to the live broadcast is also supplied within the browser. Television events that include live broadcast content and corresponding internet content are shared by a group of users. Broadcast content and internet content consumption is tracked.05-19-2011
20110041068METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MODIFYING A SCHEDULING DATABASE - A mobile electronic communications device and a method for modifying a scheduling database are provided. The scheduling database is modified via the mobile electronic communications device in communication with a proximate electronic device comprising a display device, the mobile electronic communications device is engaging an oral communications session with a second communications device. Time slot data associated with an available time slot is retrieved from the scheduling database, via the mobile electronic communications device. The time slot data is transmitted to the proximate electronic device causing it to display the time slot data at the display device. Input data representative of a command to update the scheduling database is received at the mobile electronic communications device. An entry of the scheduling database is updated, via the mobile electronic device, based on the time slot data associated with the available time slot displayed at the display device.02-17-2011
20110041069USER INTERFACE FOR AGGREGATING SERVICES IN A DATA PROCESSING SYSTEM - An embodiment is proposed for assembling services available in a data processing system with distributed architecture; each service many require a set of (one or more) input parameters and/or provides a set of (one or more) output parameters. An embodiment of a corresponding method starts with the step of displaying a representation of each service in a graphical user interface. A plurality of representations of the services is selected in the graphical user interface. The selected representations of the selected services are then arranged into a graph in the graphical user interface; the graph includes a set of connectors, each one associating a set of (one or more) preceding selected representations of preceding selected services to a set of (one or more) following selected representations of following selected services. The method then continues by generating an aggregated service from the graph. The aggregated service includes an access point to the aggregated service. Starting code is provided for invoking each initial selected service (associated with no preceding selected service) in response to an invocation of the aggregated service through the access point. Synchronization code is instead used for setting the input parameters of each set of following selected services according to the output parameters of the associated preceding selected services, and for invoking each set of following selected services in response to an availability of the output parameters of the associated preceding selected services.02-17-2011
20110113343SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PRESENTING MEDIA CONTENT - A method of presenting media content includes receiving a command to present multiple image cells to a first device of a first user after an alert is sent to a second device associated with the first user. The method also includes sending a first view including multiple image cells to the first device of the first user, where at least one cell of the multiple image cells includes an image. The method further includes automatically collecting a second image from a third party website and sending a second view to the first device. The second view includes the multiple image cells having the image and includes the second image.05-12-2011
20110083078MOBILE TERMINAL AND BROWSING METHOD THEREOF - A mobile terminal may be provided that accesses the web through a browser, searches data including a search keyword inputted by a user on the accessed web, displays a list of the searched results, loads web pages linked to at least one or more search results from among the searched results, and displays the loaded web pages on a display screen when a particular event is generated while displaying the search results list.04-07-2011
20110214062SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR USER REGISTRATION WITH A MULTI-TENANT ON-DEMAND DATABASE SYSTEM - In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for user registration with a multi-tenant on-demand database system. These mechanisms and methods for user registration with a multi-tenant on-demand database system can provide user registration of the multi-tenant on-demand database system which takes into consideration a registration of an associated tenant of the multi-tenant on-demand database system. The ability to consider a tenant's registration with the multi-tenant on-demand database system when registering a user with the multi-tenant on--demand database system can improve the management of permissions associated with of the multi-tenant on-demand database system.09-01-2011
20100218106Automatically Selecting Internet Browser and Providing Web Page Service - Automatically selecting a browser and providing a web page service. In one embodiment, this comprises: sending a request to a server; receiving a web page from the server; determining whether the web page has at least one preference tag; selecting a preferred browser according to the at least one preference tag; and initiating the preferred browser.08-26-2010
20100211881METHOD FOR PREPROCESSING AND DISPLAYING WEB PAGE, MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND OPERATION INTERFACE THEREOF - A method for preprocessing and displaying web page, a mobile electronic device, and an operation interface thereof are provided. In the method, an interested web site address corresponding to an update rule is defined. Then, a web page source data of the interested web site address is downloaded according to the update rule. The web page source data or a data structure generated by parsing the web page source data is stored, wherein the data structure can be displayed by the browser. When the interested web site address is selected, the browser parses the web page source data or displays a web content of the interested web site address according to the data structure. By preprocessing the interested web site address concerned by users, the speed of opening the web page content thereof is increased and the efficiency of browsing web page can be significantly improved.08-19-2010
20100211880VIRTUAL WORLD VIEWER - A method for managing and operating one or more virtual world viewers in a virtual world may include generating a virtual world viewer feature on a computer system in response to a predetermined action by the user. The method may also include generating an option in the virtual world viewer feature for the user to either enter or select a different virtual world location from a current virtual world location of a user's avatar for locating a virtual world viewer for viewing the different virtual world location. The virtual world viewer may be generated on the computer system for the user to view the different virtual world location without the user's avatar leaving the current virtual world location.08-19-2010
20100058192INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - The present invention relates to an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and a program that enable easy information acquisition.03-04-2010
20090217172Online Navigation of Choice Data Sets - A method and system are provided for communicating with a dynamic online database to display choices within the database. Groups of data within the database are classified through the use of a cluster analysis technique. This technique provides a navigation map of the online database. Choices that are determined to be related are conveyed as such in the navigation map. One or more navigation pages are created and presented to a user responsive to an action on a link for a choice provided in the navigation map.08-27-2009
20110179360SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRESENTING OPTION DATA USING ANIMATED 3-DIMENSIONAL GRAPHICAL DISPLAY - System juxtaposes filtered and analyzed option data in a three-dimensional dynamic graph, which is displayed, for example, on a computer display terminal to the option trader. The option trader views the selectively filtered option data presented by the system in a way that reveals trends, risk and pricing over time. System is further capable of sequentially displaying (playing) hundreds of images of graphical option data representation to create an animation of dynamics of options volatility over time. In a real time trading environment, using these vast amounts of information presented in easily comprehendible form, such as reviewing years of historical records in a matter of seconds, a trader can quickly recognize various market opportunities. Further advantage of comes from the fact that the option trader gradually learns to recognize the significance of the various shapes and patterns of the displayed information and use them to execute profitable trades.07-21-2011
20110179358System For Managing A Plurality of Appointments, Events, and Reminders - A system for managing a plurality of appointments, events and reminders related to at least one user is disclosed. The system comprises at least one electronic device adapted to create the plurality of appointments, events and reminders and at least one central server adapted to store the plurality of appointments, events and reminders. The system further includes at least one electronic display device being configured to display the plurality of appointments, events and reminders by way of text, graphics and/or video and at least one electronic network operable to interconnect the at least one electronic device, the at least one central server and the at least one electronic display device. The plurality of appointments, events and reminders can be synchronized and stored locally or remotely by way of the at least one electronic device and/or central server and can be sent and/or received through the at least one electronic network.07-21-2011
20100058193PREFERRED CONTACT GROUP CENTRIC INTERFACE - A preferred contact group centric interface for a communication device can be used to facilitate communications by a user. The user interface can be arranged to activate from a user's “home page” on the display, from an idle screen that is accessed after a timeout period expires, or any other appropriate mechanism that activates the preferred contact group centric experience. A user selects the preferred contact group from among an array of the user's contacts. Once the contact group is configured, a minimal number of navigation/selection features is necessary to activate any number of communication modes available to the contacts. The contact group is configured such that simple and quick navigation between the contact members is achieved. The contact group can be presented in 2D and 3D arrangements, in any number of list or geometric configurations. A pricing plan can optionally be tied to each member of the contact group.03-04-2010
20100058191DISCOVERING ALTERNATIVE USER EXPERIENCES FOR WEBSITES - The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for discovering alternative user experiences for Websites. Embodiments of the invention permit a user to navigate to a Web page that has an alternative application for a Web site. In response to a Web browser detecting the alternative application a user-interface control at the Web browser can be activated. A user can then select the user-interface control to install the alternative application in am alternative application control center. Through the alternative application control center, a user activates alternative applications to interact with Web sites having alternative user experiences.03-04-2010
20110252330Using User Context to Select Content - In one example embodiment, a method includes receiving a request for content to be presented to a current user. The content has multiple elements that each have multiple possible element variations. The content has multiple possible instances that would result from different combinations of different ones of the possible element variations. The method includes accessing a current-user context of the current user that has data associated with or concerning the current user; predicting multiple responses of the current user to multiples ones of the possible instances of the content; selecting one of the possible instances of the content for the current user based on the predicted responses; and providing for presentation to the current user a current actual instance of the content based on the selected one of the possible instances of the content.10-13-2011
20110154212CLOUD-BASED USER INTERFACE AUGMENTATION - Method for providing augmented user interface (AUI). AUI is provided in response to a request. AUI configuration information is received, stored in preference file, and sent to remote server. Remote server receives request from computer to login user. Remote server authenticates user, retrieves and sends preference file to computer. Preference file contains information that allows computer to implement and configure AUI by directing output to AUI component. Remote server sends computer web-based API to enable browser to interface with an AUI application. API can include target callable by event handler to respond to HTML document browsing event by invoking AUI application. Remote server can send computer web-based, native, or browser plug-in AUI application. Computer can provide content rich navigation via API, AUI application and content navigation rules that define plural navigation paths through HTML document. Navigation paths providing AUI functionality to particular type of special needs user or user task.06-23-2011
20110154214Offloading Content Retrieval And Decoding In Pluggable Content-Handling Systems - Systems, methods and computer-readable storage media are disclosed for offloading content retrieval and decoding in pluggable content-handling systems. This may be accomplished by the server sending the client a frame that comprises video as two parts—the un-decoded video data, and the rest of the frame. The client then uses the application content handler to decode video image corresponding to the video data and combine it with the rest of the frame to recreate the frame. The server may execute a proxy for content handler to perform the communications to retrieve the media. The client may execute content handler using a stub application that corresponds to content handler, such that operations content handler performs are performed as if it were interacting with the application.06-23-2011
20110078576METHODS, APPARATUSES, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR FACILITATING MANAGEMENT OF A COMPUTING SYSTEM - Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are provided for facilitating management of a computing system comprising a server. A method may include interfacing with the server. The method may further include providing a graphical user interface facilitating user management of the computing system. The graphical user interface may provide access to a library of selectable scripts configured for execution on the server. Each selectable script may be configured to perform a management function when executed. The management function may comprise a management function for managing one or more of the computing system, the server, an operating system implemented on the server, a database to which access is provided by the computing system, or an application provided by the computing system. Corresponding apparatuses and computer program products are also provided.03-31-2011
20100174993METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING DIGITAL MEDIA CONTENT - Various aspects and embodiments are directed to a streamlined computer device and a graphical user interface that organizes interface elements into views of computer content for presentation to a user. Various views of digital media content permits users to easily and efficiently access various digital media content. Different views are used to provide an interface that is responsive to configurations of the device and responsive to activity being performed by the user. Aspects include permitting the user to maintain and manage digital media content libraries. According to some embodiments, the libraries comprise user digital media content and references digital media content. Functionality provided to a user can be tailored to the type of content displayed, accessed and/or managed. According to various aspects, methods and systems are provided for accessing and managing digital media libraries on a streamlined computing device with a plurality selectable I/O profiles. According to some embodiments, the methods may include displaying a GUI on a device, wherein the GUI comprises at least a plurality of views of digital media content, providing for transition between the plurality of views in response to selection of an I/O profile and in response to activation of a view selector component by a user, executing an association with the at least one of the plurality of visual representations with digital media content in response to selection, transitioning a display on the computing device to a view of the digital media content, and providing for display of user digital media content and referenced digital media content in the view of the digital media content.07-08-2010
20100174992SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SCREEN RECORDING - Embodiments of the inventions are directed to a method for recording screen data. The method may include receiving display data displayed on a local screen coupled to a local computing device wherein the display data originate from first and second applications executed on first and second remote application servers; receiving layout data related to a presentation of the display data on the local screen; and reconstructing visual appearance of the presentation based on the layout information and the display data.07-08-2010
20120304071SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INTEGRATING GRAPHIC ANIMATION TECHNOLOGIES IN FANTASY SPORTS CONTEST APPLICATIONS - Systems and methods for integrating graphic animation technologies with fantasy sports contest applications are provided. This invention enables a fantasy sports contest application to depict plays in various sporting events using graphic animation. The fantasy sports contest application may combine graphical representation of real-life elements such as, for example, player facial features, with default elements such as, for example, a generic player body, to create realistic graphic video. The fantasy sports contest application may provide links to animated videos for depicting plays on contest screens in which information associated with the plays may be displayed. The fantasy sports contest application may play the animated video for a user in response to the user selecting such a link. In some embodiment of the present invention, the fantasy sports contest application may also customize animated video based on user-supplied setup information.11-29-2012
20110078577SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SUPPORTING CONSUMER ENTITLEMENTS IN FEDERATE PORTAL - A system and method can support a federated portal using a producer web application on a web server and a plurality of consumer web applications. The producer web application is a container web application that hosts a plurality of portlet applications that are deployed and maintained separately. Each consumer web application is adapted to collect and present available portlet applications hosted on the producer web application and offer them as a unified portal to end users. Upon receiving a request from a consumer web application, said producer web application can map the consumer web application to one particular role in a role set which includes a plurality of roles, check for portlet applications that are available based on the particular role, and response to the consumer web application with a message that describes the available portlet applications hosted in the producer web application.03-31-2011
20110078575TRAVELOGUE-BASED CONTEXTUAL MAP GENERATION - A map user interface control provides functionality for displaying a map in conjunction with the display of a Web page. The map control operates in combination with a location extraction component that analyzes the contents of the Web page to identify locations mentioned therein. Once the location extraction component has identified the locations mentioned in the Web page, a map is generated that encompasses the locations identified in the Web page. Once the map has been generated, the map control displays the map in conjunction with the display of the Web page. The map might include visual indicators corresponding to the locations mentioned in the Web page. The map might also include visual indicators corresponding to other locations near the locations identified in the Web page that have been identified using co-occurrence values generated through an analysis of a set of travelogues.03-31-2011
20110060997Methods for optimizing interaction with a form in a website page and systems thereof - A method, computer readable medium and system that optimizes interaction with a form of a website page includes retrieving with a web content optimization computing device an original website page with a form in response to a request from a requesting system. The web content optimization computing device stores at least the form of the original website page and adjusts at least one field control of the form to generate a simplified website page. The web content optimization computing device provides the simplified website page to the requesting system.03-10-2011
20110072357Location Specific Display Of Information Resources On A Host Interface - A computer implemented method and system is provided for displaying information resources linked from a host interface on selected locations on the host interface. A processing element is defined for a link referenced in the host interface. The processing element determines an address of an information resource referenced by the link. An area representation element specifies locations for displaying the information resource on the host interface. A display element is defined for displaying content of the information resource on the host interface and is linked to the processing element and the area representation element. The linked display element retrieves the address of the information resource from the processing element and retrieves the location selected by the user from the area representation element. The linked display element retrieves content of the information resource from the retrieved address and displays the retrieved content in the selected location on the host interface.03-24-2011
20110072354SOCIAL NETWORK SERVICE SYNCHRONIZATION - Social network service synchronization techniques are described. In an implementation, a determination is made by a client that a browser has been used to navigate to a website. A prompt is displayed by the client, responsive to the determination, that is selectable to cause data that describes activities that are performable in conjunction with the website to be communicated to a social network service to be stored in conjunction with a user account of the user at the social network service.03-24-2011
20110252329METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TOPICAL BROWSER HISTORY - Disclosed is a method and system for displaying topical history of a user's browsing experience. A browser executing on a computing device navigates to a web page. A client-side module executing on the computing device obtains a set of topics associated with the web page. The client-side module determines other topics related to the set of topics associated with the web page. The client-side module determines web pages associated with the other topics that the browser has previously navigated to within a predetermined past period of time. The browser displays in a first content area the web page, and the browser displays in a second content area the set of topics associated with the web page, the other topics related to the set of topics, and links to the web pages associated with the other topics.10-13-2011
20110060998System and method for managing internet media content - A system and a method manage internet media content by identifying relevant media content associated with a webpage, generating a symbolic representation for the identified media and/or presenting the symbolic representation of the identified media to enable media management, organization, retrieval, consumption and/or redirection functionality to be integrated with a web browsing experience. The system and the method may provide enhanced multimedia functionality integrated with a web browsing experience using an application providing web browser functionality, a plug-in program for an existing web browser, and/or an application associated and/or in communication with a web browser.03-10-2011
20110016403WEBSITE BROWSING SYSTEM, SERVER AND CLIENT TERMINAL - Web contents prepared for browsing by a PC is converted into an image showing a view when the webpage is browsed using a PC. Pieces of UI information are extracted from the web contents and XY coordinate values of each piece of UI information are acquired. This information indicates positions where the pieces of UI information are arranged on the image. A mobile terminal displaying the image controls these pieces of UI information. Accordingly, web contents for a PC are rapidly browsed and operated on a mobile terminal and so on, without deterioration in design of the web contents.01-20-2011
20100281390SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USER MODIFICATION OF METADATA IN A SHELL BROWSER - A system and method for user modification of metadata in a shell browser. A group of items and associated metadata values are displayed in a window of the shell browser. An edit control permits user modification of metadata values displayed in the window. The user can modify metadata associated with a welcome pane, a selected item, or multiple selected items. A data structure stored on one or more computer-readable media contains metadata associated with items displayed in a shell browser, including user modifiable metadata which is also displayed in the shell browser.11-04-2010
20100083124SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AGGREGATING WEB FEEDS RELEVANT TO A GEOGRAPHICAL LOCALE FROM MULTIPLE SOURCES - Systems and methods for aggregating web feeds relevant to a geographical locale from multiple sources are disclosed. One embodiment includes, aggregating a web feed using identifier information included in source metadata, parsing the web feed according to mapping information in the source metadata to generate a normalized web feed from the web feed having a data structure specified by the mapping information, determining the geographical locale that is relevant to the web feed, performing filtering on the normalized web feed to determine whether the normalized web feed includes qualified content for publication, and/or publishing the qualified content to be accessible to the user on the user device through a user interface on which the qualified content is depicted as being relevant to the geographical locale.04-01-2010
20090254834Standard Schema and User Interface for Website Maps - Various embodiments provide a standardized schema that can be used by site developers to define a site map and its associated hierarchy. In at least some embodiments, a corresponding user interface can be created within an application such as, for example, a Web browser, to allow the user to specify locations at which they wish to see the site map.10-08-2009
20090327904PRESENTING DYNAMIC FOLDERS - Methods and systems are illustrated for defining and presenting a location that is virtual and composed of items from different file system locations to a user interface. Items that have been published over a network can be easily accessed and efficiently browsed when there is a large number of data items shared. The data items shared can be from multiple locations and/or multiple clients that have been published over a network, which can be retrieved, defined and presented directly in a user interface.12-31-2009
20110161827SOCIAL MEDIA COMMUNICATION AND CONTACT ORGANIZATION - An apparatus, system, and method and for social media communication and contact organization. The method includes representing a user contact as a node in an organizational structure on a web-based social networking platform. The organization structure may be associated with a user. The organizational structure may include a base with one or more clusters, each cluster configured to hold one or more nodes. The method includes grouping the node into a particular cluster of the organizational structure. The node includes one or more information channels between the user contact and the user. The method includes graphically depicting the organizational structure. The graphically depicted organizational structure may be responsive to interaction from the user.06-30-2011
20080222534DRIVING WEB BROWSER - A method for operating a web browser of a communication device and a communication device for operating a web browser are disclosed. The method includes initializing the web browser, accessing a plurality of websites designated by different addresses, and selectively displaying on a display of the communication device at least one web page associated with a corresponding at least one website of the plurality of websites.09-11-2008
20120151365Web based desktop environment - A web based desktop environment is disclosed. The desktop environment comprises a work area configured to display application windows in a web browser operating on a computer server. A resident application bar is displayed adjacent the work area and configured to display only icons for resident desktop applications. A power bar resident desktop application is configured to launch web applications to be displayed in the work area. A task board operating in the power bar resident desktop application comprises a vertically resizable two dimensional window located at a selected edge of the work area. The task board is configured to d display a web application icon for each web application launched in the power bar resident desktop application.06-14-2012
20120311455METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ACCESSING INFORMATION SOURCES AND SERVICES ON THE WEB - A communication device and method for selectively accessing remote sources of information and services on the Web through a communication network.12-06-2012
20120311454HEALTH AND SAFETY DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM - A health and safety data management system allowing quick and easy storage and organization of a company's health and safety information, as well as user-friendly and computerized employee access to this health and safety information from the shop floor. All the information is entered into the system via a web-based interface, and that information is then replicated to a plurality of remote, ruggedized touchscreen workstations via the web. A separate web-based interface allows emergency services personnel to access the health and safety information directly online for customers in their jurisdiction.12-06-2012
20120311456Supplementing User Web-Browsing - An apparatus and method of providing a user with a web-browser supplement is disclosed. One method includes providing access to a focal group, wherein the focal group includes at least one member having at least one association with the user. Access is provided to information associated with the at least one member having relevance to the focal group. Web browsing by the user is supplemented by the information of the members of the focal group.12-06-2012
20120311453SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BROWSING AND ACCESSING MEDIA CONTENT - A first selection of an aggregated content category is received from a plurality of aggregated content categories provided in a first portion of a user interface for an application for browsing and viewing media content. A second portion of the user interface is populated with media content items categorized in the selected aggregated content category. A second selection of a media content item of the media content items categorized in the selected aggregated category is received. The user interface is populated with user interface panels relating to aspects of the selected media content item. The user interface panels have a content item description panel, a cast panel, a content source panel, a reviews panel, a connect panel, and a news feed panel.12-06-2012
20110047470METHOD FOR MANAGING MEMORY IN A CLIENT TERMINAL, CORRESPONDING SIGNAL, COMPUTER PROGRAM AND TERMINAL - A method is provided for managing memory in a mobile communication terminal suitable for processing information representing a multimedia scene that comes in the form of a multimedia content having multimedia elements. The method includes a step of receiving the multimedia scene and the following steps that are implemented simultaneously: a step of rendering the scene in continuous or progressive loading mode on the terminal; and a step of storing a portion of the multimedia content representing the multimedia scene, the portion being pre-identified in the multimedia content.02-24-2011
20110055713INTERACTIVE DELIVERY OF EDITORAL CONTENT - A method for electronically providing material to a user such that the user can receive, and preferably transmit, editorial content linked to a selectable portion of the material enables a user to have access to material electronically distributed over a communication network, such as the Internet. In one implementation a Web application displays the contents of a book in a browser-based reader and an indication of the amount of commentary associated with selectable portions of the book. A user can select portions of the book and associate media of different formats such as audio, video, image, URLs, in addition to text, with the selected portion(s) of the book. A user can also see a list of associated content contributed by herself/himself or by other users (unless optionally designated private). By choosing any item in the list of associated content, the content is dynamically displayed within the user's reader.03-03-2011
20110055712GENERIC, ONE-CLICK INTERFACE ASPECTS OF CLOUD CONSOLE - A method, computer-readable medium, and system for providing access to computing resources provisioned across multiple cloud providers and/or data centers is disclosed. A graphical user interface may be used to display a plurality of computing resources which are provisioned across at least one cloud provider and/or at least one data center, where the plurality of computing resources may implement a virtual machine, a plurality of virtual machines of a cloud computing environment, etc. In response to a selection of the computing resources using the graphical user interface, the plurality of computing resources may be launched and/or configured on the at least one cloud provider and/or at least one data center which provide the computing resources. Access to the plurality of computing resources may then be provided using the graphical user interface.03-03-2011
20120204114MOBILE APPLICATION FRAMEWORK - For providing a mobile application framework, a memory stores a current browser-renderable code on electronic device. A synchronize module synchronizes the current browser-renderable code with available browser-renderable code when the electronic devices connected to a network. A display module displays the current browser-renderable code.08-09-2012
20110072355AT-A-DISTANCE MAGIC LENSES FOR PRIVACY-SENSITIVE, COLLABORATIVE DOCUMENT VIEWING ACROSS MOBILE DEVICES AND LARGE DISPLAYS - Systems and Methods that allows multiple users to see a privacy-filtered overview of a document on a large display and that allows them to view on their personal mobile device details of the same document that are specific to their credentials.03-24-2011
20120151367METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REGISTERING A CONTENT PROVIDER CHANNEL FOR RECOMMENDATION OF CONTENT SEGMENTS - An apparatus may include a recommendation module configured to recommend a group of content segments recommended for a user by one or more content channels. A profile determiner may determine a user profile, which may be used to recommend the content channels. The user profile may include contextual characteristics, which may be determined by a contextual characteristic determiner. Further, the apparatus may include a content provider registrar configured to register a content provider channel. Thereby, the apparatus may provide for recommendation of one or more of the content segments by the content provider channel. Further, the content provider channel may be provided access to the user profile. Accordingly, the content provider channel may function in the same manner as the other content channels in some instances. Conversely, the content provider registrar may provide for download of an installation package and confirmation of compatibility in another instance.06-14-2012
20110016402GRAPICAL USER INTERFACE METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMMUNICATION ASSETS AND INFORMATION IN A DISPATCH ENVIORNMENT - The invention pertains to methods and apparatus for displaying information and presenting user interface controls for interfacing with a communication network and controlling communication assets on the network. The invention is particularly suited to a dispatch environment and specifically to providing an interface that permits a dispatcher to efficiently organize assets and information around individual incidents.01-20-2011
20110126115PET OF THE MONTH WITH MUSIC PLAYER - A unique code is used to register a virtual pet or other item using a code that is associated with the pet, and which, when entered, allows viewing and interacting with a virtual representation of the actual item on the website. If the code is entered during a specific time period, it allows obtaining at least one additional item, for example an exclusive item that cannot be obtained in any other way. The specific time period can be extended, e.g., using supplemental codes. The codes may specify fixed or variable time periods, and may be generic extension codes and extend other things other than this period.05-26-2011
20110126114Intelligent Music Track Selection in a Networked Environment - An indication is provided of a state of a body of content, the body of content including at least a portion of a track, the indication being updated based on a user's interaction with the content, the state of the body of content including information about the user's preferences with respect to the body of content.05-26-2011
20110126113DISPLAYING CONTENT ON MULTIPLE WEB PAGES - Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to displaying content on multiple pages. In aspects, a request for content is received from a browsing component. The content is divided into pages suitable for displaying on a display associated with the browsing component. Navigation elements may be embedded in the pages to allow a user using the browsing component to navigate between pages corresponding to the content. The actions of dividing the content into multiple pages may occur on a content server, an entity intermediate to the content server and a client hosting the browsing component, or a component of the client.05-26-2011
20110138292LINK CLOUDS AND USER/COMMUNITY-DRIVEN DYNAMIC INTERLINKING OF RESOURCES - A network-based communication and information discovery solution that pertains to network-accessible resources and the use of interlinks among resources. In one embodiment, dynamic interlinking of resources is proposed, wherein the resources reside in a web-based system and are accessible via web-clients. The resources can be representable by an administrator in a graph-like structure interlinking the resources with each other and thus defining a navigation model. An extended navigation model can be implemented by a user-generated, personal or collaborative interlinking functionality.06-09-2011
20110016404DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS, DATA PROCESSING METHOD OF DATA PROCESSING APPARATUS, AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEMORY MEDIUM STORING PROGRAM THEREIN - To freely establish a peripheral equipment selection operating environment of excellent operability which can remarkably reduce an operation burden which is applied until construction information of selectable peripheral equipment can be confirmed and can easily confirm the construction information of the selectable peripheral equipment by everyone by a simple operating instruction, a CPU obtains construction information of a printer that is being selected and default setting on the basis of a selection instructing state relative to a selectable printer candidate on a network and allows them to be caption-displayed at a position near the position indicated by a cursor on a printer selection picture plane displayed on a CRT.01-20-2011
20120151368Application operating environment for mobile computing devices - A web based desktop environment is disclosed. The desktop environment comprises a work area configured to display application windows in a web browser operating on a mobile computing device. A resident application bar is displayed adjacent the work area and configured to display only icons for resident web applications. An application board resident application is configured to be selected on the resident application bar to display in the work area icons that are operable as shortcuts to launch web applications to be displayed in the work area. A task board resident application is configured to be selected on the resident application bar to display in the work area a web application icon for each launched web application to allow a display of the launched web applications to be managed.06-14-2012
20090300507Wireless medical room control arrangement for control of a plurality of medical devices - A wireless medical room control arrangement includes a wireless controller having a wireless router. A room identifier and a device identifier are stored in the controller. A communication interface sends commands to and receives commands from the wireless controller. In response to commands from the interface, the wireless controller sends wireless control signals to operate medical devices in the room. A room monitor adjacent a doorway provides room identifiers to medical devices and wireless controllers entering the room and provides dummy identifiers to medical devices and controllers exiting the room. The room monitors may connect to a global network processor that determines the location of the medical devices in a medical facility.12-03-2009
20090300506MARK-UP EXTENSIONS FOR SEMANTICALLY MORE RELEVANT THUMBNAILS OF CONTENT - The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates rendering of a portion of published content. A browsing session can enable navigation and display of a portion of published content. A render definition enforcer can implement a tag related to the portion of published content with at least one view-level display property, the view-level display property is at least one of a definition to at least one of display or not display the portion of published content based upon a view-level within the browsing session or a definition related to a size scale factor for the portion of published content based upon a view-level within the browsing session. The browsing session can utilize the portion of published content at a view-level in accordance to the view-level display property.12-03-2009
20090292998AGGREGATING AND SHARING KEYS OF WEB PAGES OVER PAGE VIEWERS - Disclosed are apparatus and methods for collecting information regarding areas or objects of interest of web pages, or other web objects. The areas or objects of interest are referred to herein as “keys”. In certain embodiments, as web pages are viewed by users, users can define one or more keys within the web pages and these defined keys are retained. Other key information may also be associated with such defined keys. The retained key, as well as other associated key information, may then be shared with users of such web page.11-26-2009
20090292997Method for Compressing Topological Information Pertaining to Managed Resources to Enhance Visualization - A method is provided in association with a managed system having a substantial number of resources. The method includes the step of selecting an attribute that is common to all of the resources, wherein each resource has a status in regard to the selected attribute that is one of a plurality of prespecified statuses that are available for the attribute. The method further includes compressing the group of resources into a set of subgroups, wherein each subgroup corresponds to a different prespecified status of the plurality, and each resource having a given status is placed into the subgroup that corresponds to the given status. Each of the subgroups is represented by a display element on a single computer display screen, and specified information is displayed with each display element, wherein the specified information for a display element pertains to all of the resources placed into the subgroup that are represented by the display element.11-26-2009
20110138293Providing Alerts in an Information-Sharing Computer-Based Service - Techniques are provided that allow users that express an interest in an event (e.g. in other user application events) to be notified about the event and to have the capability to interact, in relation to the event, with other users. The system automatically alerts interested users to the occurrence of the event and can provide additional information with the alert (such as associated view(s)), so that the alert can be related, in context, with that additional information. Messages with a corresponding text description can be provided automatically if triggered by conditions that have been specified by the user. A user can proactively watch a limited number of views, but once there are changes that occur in other views of interest, the user will receive a message that includes an access identifier to such other view or views.06-09-2011
20110179359SELF-TARGETING LOCAL AD SYSTEM - A system for serving localized advertisements receives data that defines an advertisement from an advertiser and determines a geographic location of the advertiser. The system also receives a request to serve an advertisement from a browser operated by a user and determines a geographic location associated with the user. The system communicates the advertisement to the browser if the geographic location associated with the user matches the geographic location of the advertiser.07-21-2011
20110197138PREVIEW RELATED ACTION LIST - Previewing content included in an enterprise database associated with an enterprise system is disclosed. A first indication is received for an overlay object associated with an object from the enterprise database that is being displayed. an action list is dynamically determined associated with the object being displayed using a first method to retrieve actions from the enterprise system that are associated with the object being displayed. The action list is provided to the overlay object. Content associated with the object is dynamically determined using a second method to retrieve content from the enterprise system. The content is provided to the overlay object. The overlay object is displayed to preview the content included in the enterprise database and to provide the action list.08-11-2011
20100031158DATA PROCESSING DEVICE, COMPUTER PROGRAM, DATA STORAGE MEDIUM - When unit images UP output for display on a screen of a display device 02-04-2010
20100031157SYSTEM THAT ENABLES A USER TO ADJUST RESOURCES ALLOCATED TO A GROUP - A system that allows a user to allocate one or more resources among members of a group, such as resources shared among a group in a telecommunications service plan. The system generates a user interface having a slider associated with each member of the group that shares a resource. Each slider includes a scale to display the amount of the resource that is allocated to the member, as well as an adjustable slider bar that may be moved along the slider in order to increase or decrease the amount of the resource that is allocated to the member. In addition to displaying the amount of the resource allocated to the associated member, each slider may also display the amount of the resource consumed by that member within a corresponding billing or reporting period.02-04-2010
20100023868TECHNIQUES FOR VISUAL REPRESENTATION OF USER ACTIVITY ASSOCIATED WITH AN INFORMATION RESOURCE - A system and methodology for visually representing user activity associated with an information resource is described. Online and offline activities of users are associated with symbolic representations of those users. In an embodiment, the symbolic representation of a user has the appearance of a dust particle. The dust particle can provide a universal and unobtrusive visual representation of the online or offline activity of the represented user. Further, the dust particle can exist for the represented user to communicate with other users with privacy and anonymity. To visually convey selected aspects of an online or offline activity, the activity is mapped to visual attributes that alter the dust particle behavior and/or appearance. The result is a dynamic and universal representation of online and offline user activities associated with an information resource such as a web page, database, or document that can help other online users efficiently discern the relevancy and popularity of the information resource.01-28-2010
20100017720COMMAND LINE INTERFACE BROWSER - Apparatus, method, and computer program product embodiments for implementing a command line interface (CLI) browser for a client/server pair in a computing environment are provided. A protocol is initialized. The protocol operates on a CLI command, breaking a close coupling between the client/server pair. The protocol facilitates receiving a command query about the CLI command from the client to the server, and sending data representative of the CLI command from the server to the client.01-21-2010
20110154213METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRESENTING CONTENT DOWNLOAD PROGRESS - Techniques for presenting content download progress include determining a plurality of layers of information about a specific download of particular content to an apparatus. The information in the plurality of layers is different from an amount of the particular content. The particular content is caused to be stored progressively into a memory on the apparatus. A first layer of information is presented on the local device upon a start of the specific download. An amount of the particular content stored into the memory is determined. A different second layer of information is presented progressively on the local device during the specific download based on the amount of the particular content stored into the memory.06-23-2011
20110307794WEB APPLICATION NAVIGATION DOMAINS - Various embodiments provide a mechanism to allow end users to install web applications and websites onto their desktop. In accordance with one or more embodiments, client-side code can be utilized to allow developers associated with a website to define boundaries associated with user interaction, and have those boundaries enforced by a run-time engine. In at least some embodiments, developers can provide, through JavaScript code and/or HTML markup, various configurations for the creation of a start menu shortcut, navigation, and so-called jumplist integration.12-15-2011
20110307795DATA STORAGE MANAGEMENT METHOD, DEVICE AND USER INTERFACE - A method of managing data storage for a device having a local storage memory and a user interface, the device being capable of transferring data to a network having a remote storage memory, the remote storage memory having a higher storage capacity than the local storage memory. The method comprises: obtaining, by means of said user interface of the device, a target maximum storage criterion to be satisfied by the local storage memory; and on detection that said target maximum storage criterion is not satisfied by the local storage memory, selecting a set of data stored in the local storage memory to be transferred from the device to the network for storage in the remote storage memory, in such a way that the target maximum storage criterion be subsequently satisfied by the local storage memory.12-15-2011
20120072847METHOD FOR DISPLAYING INTERNET PAGE AND MOBILE TERMINAL USING THE SAME - Information may be displayed on a mobile terminal by receiving information of a first Internet page, displaying the information on a first screen of a display, designating a first area of the first Internet page displayed on the first screen, and displaying the designated first area of the first Internet page on a second screen of the display.03-22-2012
20120042258SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DYNAMICALLY GENERATING, MAINTAINING, AND GROWING AN ONLINE SOCIAL NETWORK - An on-line community/social network system and method for provide a novel technique that enables an on-line community system to obtain information necessary to provide additional and more robust features to its users, solely from the user's participation in the community, and without requiring the users to do anything else (i.e., to explicitly provide the needed information). From this core approach, a number of advantageous novel techniques are provided by the inventive system to greatly enhance the quality and usefulness of various features and services that can be offered to community users as well as to provide them with entirely new and unique features as a result of user-specific data generated by the system's novel infrastructure.02-16-2012
20120042257UPDATING APPLICATION DATA AFTER ANTICIPATING IMMINENT USE - Obtaining application data for applications executing on a computing device in anticipation of imminent use of the computing device. The computing device detects an occurrence of a pre-defined event on the first computing device and obtains the application data in response thereto. The application data updates applications executing on the computing device such as mail, calendar, contacts, etc. The pre-defined event includes a defined movement of the computing device (e.g., pulling the device out of pocket), the user unlocking the screen, etc. The application data may be obtained and provided to the user in several iterations in some embodiments to enhance the user experience. By waiting to obtain the application data until there is a likelihood of a possible demand for the data, the frequency of updates is reduced thus extending battery life of the computing device.02-16-2012
20130014020INDICATING WEBSITE REPUTATIONS DURING WEBSITE MANIPULATION OF USER INFORMATION - An aspect of the present invention relates to methods and systems involving receiving an indicator of an attempted interaction of a client computing facility with an item of content associated with a website and presenting an indicator of reputation to a client computing facility attempting to interact with the web content. The indicator of reputation may be based at least in part upon whether an entity associated with the web content seeks to manipulate a user in order to obtain information from the user.01-10-2013
20130014019METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING USER INTERFACE FOR INTERNET SERVICE - A method and apparatus providing a user interface for an Internet service are provided. The user interface providing apparatus displays an n01-10-2013
20120210237Recording A Trail Of Webpages - According to certain embodiments, recording a trail of webpages includes repeating the following to yield steps of a trail: saving content of a webpage as historical content of the webpage in a step, and saving one or more parameters of the webpage in the step. The parameters comprise a location parameter of the webpage. Display of a trail overview comprising step selectors is initiated. Each step selector corresponds to a step and is configured to initiate display of the historical content of the webpage of the step corresponding to the step selector.08-16-2012
20120210236Web Service for Automated Cross-Browser Compatibility Checking of Web Applications - One embodiment presents a user interface to a first user, the user interface being configured to enable the first user to provide user input that: specifies a first web application, and a behavior exploration specification, a plurality of web browsers, and a set of comparison rules for the first web application; requests a plurality of models to be constructed with respect to the web browsers for the first web application based on the behavior exploration specification; requests the models of the first web application to be compared with each other based on the set of comparison rules; and requests one or more results of the comparison performed on the models of the first web application to be presented; and in response to each user input received from the first user, performs one or more operations for the first user.08-16-2012
20120047441UPDATE MANAGEMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS - An update management method and apparatus therefor are provided, the update management method including the operations of storing one or more pieces of update information related to at least one channel from a plurality of channels in a storage unit of a user terminal; and displaying the one or more pieces of update information in the related at least one channel.02-23-2012
20120047440SHIPPING ADDRESS POPULATION USING ONLINE ADDRESS BOOK - A method for automatically generating a custom name list for use in an order form which can be submitted to an Internet shopping site to complete an order. The method utilizes address book data, stored primarily online utilizing a third party service. In one method according to the invention, names and addresses are read from an address book database and incorporated into a form which enables the user to easily select recipients for one or more gifts.02-23-2012
20120210239MULTI-FUNCTIONAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME - A multi-functional display device and a method of controlling the same are disclosed herein. The multi-functional display device and method provides access to human channel services, such as social network services (SNS), on a designated channel on the display device. The method may include assigning channels for a multi-functional display device including assigning a first channel number to at least one broadcast channel, and assigning a second channel number to at least one social network service (SNS) account of one of a first individual and at least one second individual associated with the first individual. The method may include displaying a list of individuals with channel numbers on a display of the multi-functional display device in a social network service (SNS) channel mode, selecting one of the individuals on the list, and displaying information related to the individual or communicating with the selected individual using a SNS account.08-16-2012
20120210238DIRECT SERVICE LAUNCH ON A SECOND DISPLAY - Apparatus and methods to implement a technique for using a second display with a network-enabled television. In one implementation, this feature allows a user to directly launch a service when launching a second display application. In this way, the user is saved the trouble of having to search for the desired service in a list of services, reducing the difficulties of the systems disclosed above. The second display application may be a web application or a native remote controller application. The second display could be a smart phone that can often be found beside the user, or a laptop or tablet PC, a desktop PC, or the like.08-16-2012
20120005585USER-WIDGET-BASED TRANSACTION SYSTEM - A method and system are described to provide a user-widget-based transaction environment. In one example embodiment, an electronic magazine may be presented to a user device as a widget without using a browser. The electronic magazine may comprise two or more data pages. A user selection of at least one of the two or more data pages may be detected and then communicated from the user device across a network for further processing.01-05-2012
20120005584SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING A CLOUD COMPUTING GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE - A method and apparatus for providing a cloud computing graphical user interface is described. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a request to display an aggregate of cloud computing system resources of different cloud computing systems. The method may also include rendering a visual summary of aggregated cloud computing system resources, wherein the aggregated cloud computing system resources include at least one cloud computing system pool.01-05-2012
20110167354RICH MEDIA NOTICE BOARD - A rich media notice board enables users to communicate with others in their own and related communities who use the rich media notice board or other rich media notice boards, such as those in related communities, as well as with others who use conventional interfaces via the Internet. The users of the rich media notice board can post notices including text, images, audio, and video to the rich media notice board. The notices may also include usage metaphors that may allow users to relate to the notices. A user interface of the rich media notice board may employ the usage metaphors to provide an interface that may be used by users who may not read or write with sufficient proficiency to otherwise use a computer. The users may access the rich media notice boards from computers, mobile phones, and kiosk systems.07-07-2011
20110167353System and Methods for Creating and Editing Photo-Based Projects on a Digital Network - A system for creating and editing image and or text-based projects includes a server connected to a data network, the server having access to a digital medium containing an executable graphics user interface (GUI) accessible by computer browser, at least one data repository residing on the network, the repository accessible to the server, the repository containing images, and product-related graphics, a print configuration engine implemented in software residing on and executable from the digital medium or another accessible medium, the print configuration engine for rendering image and or text-based products for printing, and at least one bi-directional communication channel established between a computing appliance running a version of the GUI while connected to the network and a server managing the data repository.07-07-2011
20090006973LITIGATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD - A computer-based user interface for accessing litigation information associated with at least one litigation case includes a home page. The home page includes a first plurality of user-selectable hyperlinks. Each hyperlink in the first plurality of hyperlinks identifies a category of litigation information. The interface also includes a plurality of web pages. Each web page is associated with one of the hyperlinks in the first plurality of hyperlinks. Each web page provides litigation information related to the category identified by the hyperlink associated with the web page. Each web page is displayed in response to selection of the hyperlink associated with the web page.01-01-2009
20120060097METHOD, SYSTEM, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR LOCATING NETWORK FILES - A system, method, and computer program product for accessing web pages on a network are provided. In use, different users are provided access to a plurality of sections of a file selected by the different users based on a community value for at least one community dimension assigned to each section of the file selected by the different users. In particular, a user is conditionally provided access to a section of a file selected by the user, based on a comparison of a user value indicating a community with which the user is associated to the community value for the at least one community dimension assigned to the section of the file selected by the user.03-08-2012
20120159340MOBILE TERMINAL AND DISPLAYING METHOD THEREOF - A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the same are provided. The mobile terminal includes: a display; a radio communication unit for communicating with at least one another electronic device; and a controller for controlling to divide information about at least one another electronic device that communicates through the radio communication unit into a first object corresponding to a first electronic device having a managing attribute of contents and a second object corresponding to a second electronic device having an attribute of rendering the contents and the display to display the first object and the second object.06-21-2012
20120159338MEDIA NAVIGATION VIA PORTABLE NETWORKED DEVICE - Embodiments are disclosed that relate to navigation in a media consumption environment. One embodiment provides, on a portable networked device, a method comprising receiving media metadata from a server via a network, wherein the media metadata corresponds to media content available for viewing. The method further comprises displaying on a display of the portable networked device a user interface presenting the media metadata, receiving a user input via the user interface selecting a media item, and in response, sending a request for the media item to a media rendering device.06-21-2012
20120159337System and method for recommending media content - A system and a method recommend media content. A recommending user may use a media-capable device to access, discover, identify and/or create the media content. The recommending user may use the media-capable device to generate, create and/or submit a recommendation based on the media content. The recommendation may identify media content to be consumed by one or more viewing users specified by the recommendation. A media experience engine may select, may obtain, may arrange and/or may organize the media content for a media experience session to be viewed by a group of viewing users. The media experience session may be based on the recommendation and the identities of the viewing users available to participate in the media experience session.06-21-2012
20120110464CONTENT SHARING INTERFACE FOR SHARING CONTENT IN SOCIAL NETWORKS - Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for presenting, within a web page, a graphical representation of a content sharing interface including at least one button icon, receiving user input to the button icon, in response to the user input, expanding the content sharing interface to include an expanded content input area and a distribution interface, the expanded content input area displaying a graphical representation of digital content that is to be distributed, receiving user input to the distribution interface, the user input indicating contact(s) to which the digital content is to be distributed, in response to receiving the user input, displaying icon(s) within the distribution interface, the icon(s) being a graphical representation of the contact(s), and transmitting a post data set including digital content data and distribution data to a server computing system.05-03-2012
20110072356INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, USER INTERFACE DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD OF THE SAME, AND STORAGE MEDIUM STORING PROGRAM - The device information of an information processing apparatus is acquired. It is determined, based on the acquired device information, whether a function of the information processing apparatus is usable. Upon determining that the function of the information processing apparatus is usable, a file to display the execution instruction window of processing using the function of the information processing apparatus is requested of the server. On the other hand, upon determining that the function of the information processing apparatus is not usable, a file to display a warning window is requested from the server.03-24-2011
20120072845SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CLASSIFYING LIVE MEDIA TAGS INTO TYPES - Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for classifying a live media tag into a type. A system configured to practice the method receives a group of tags generated in real time and associated with at least a portion of a live media event, identifies a tag type for at least one tag in the group of tags, and classifies the at least one tag as the tag type. Tag types can include system-defined types, user-entered types, categories, media categories, and text labels. More than one user can generate tags for the media event via more than one tagging platform. The system can further identify the tag type by sending to a user a list of suggested tag types, receiving from the user a selection of a suggested tag type from the list, and identifying the tag type as the suggested tag type.03-22-2012
20120072846SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY AND GRAPHICALLY ASSOCIATING PROGRAMMATICALLY-GENERATED MEDIA ITEM RECOMMENDATIONS RELATED TO A USER'S SOCIALLY RECOMMENDED MEDIA ITEMS - A system and method for automatically, programmatically generating media item recommendations on a graphical user interface (GUI) based on a friend media item recommendation selected by a user. In the preferred embodiment, a selected media item recommendation is displayed in the GUI. Received friend media item recommendations are displayed in a list in relevance order adjacent to the selected media item. A programmatically-generated media item recommendation list is automatically generated based on relevance to the selected media item and displayed in another adjacent area to the selected media item recommendation. In this manner, a user can easily play the selected media item recommendation, and then browse the friend media item recommendations and the automatically updated programmatically-generated media item recommendations, which are both provided in their own respective adjacent areas, in order of closest relationship to the selected media item recommendation, at anytime.03-22-2012
20120254763METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR USING AND MANAGING AGGREGATED ELECTRONIC CALENDARS IN A VEHICLE - Various embodiments may include methods and systems for using and managing aggregated electronic calendars and task lists in a vehicle. The method may include receiving information at a vehicle computer identifying at least one vehicle occupant. Further, calendar data may be received at the computer including at least two electronic calendars each associated with the at least one vehicle occupant and at least one contact of the vehicle occupant. The electronic calendar for the identified vehicle occupant and the contact of the vehicle occupant may be displayed in the vehicle.10-04-2012
20120159339METHOD FOR FACILITATING SELECTION OF OBJECTS APPEARING IN A USER INTERFACE OF A WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM - A method for facilitating selection of objects appearing in a window of a user interface of a wireless control system comprises the steps of: displaying a plurality of client objects in a first connection layer of a first interface; moving the displayed client objects in the first connection layer; selecting a client object from the plurality of client objects in the first connection layer; displaying a plurality of client objects in a second connection layer if the selected client object in the first connection layer connects to client objects in a second connection layer; and establishing the network connection with the selected client object in the first connection layer.06-21-2012
20110107227SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PRESENTING INFORMATION ON MOBILE DEVICES - Embodiments of a system and method are described for generating and distributing programming to mobile devices over a network. Devices are provided with Players specific to each device and Applications that are device independent. Embodiments include a full-featured WYSIWYG authoring environment, including the ability to bind web components to objects.05-05-2011
20100095217Server-based data management system and method for mobile communication system - A server-based data management system is capable of maintaining reliable data synchronization between a server and a mobile terminal is provided. The server-based data management system and method includes at least one mobile terminal that displays at least one shortcut icon and a server that stores per-icon position information of the at least one shortcut icon. The server based management system and method transmits a first per-icon position information of the at least one shortcut icon from the mobile terminal to the server. The server compares the first per-icon position information with a second per-icon position information that previously was stored in server. The server transmits the second per-icon position information that is not identical with the first per-icon position information from the server to the mobile terminal. Thereafter, a mobile terminal updates the first per-icon position information to the second per-icon position information.04-15-2010
20100095216Secure Online Communication Through a Widget On a Web Page - A client device requests a web page via a network, where the web page is identified by an identifier and references a widget. In response to receipt of the requested web page, the client device requests the widget referenced by the web page and presents, within the requested web page, a presentation of the widget. Thereafter, in response to a user input via the presentation of the widget, information is transmitted via a secure connection between the widget on the client device and a server. The client device optionally presents confirmation of receipt of the information via the presentation of the widget while maintaining user context in the web page04-15-2010
20120151366Object sharing and scoring system - This invention is related to an Object Sharing and Scoring System (OSSS) that allows users to build, create and trade values of objects in a multi-user computing environment. It considers user, space and document as three basic and interacting classes of objects, and allows users to create objects within a space, to specify the accessibility of an object in a space, etc., and it controls the access of an object by another object in a space. It also allows users to build, create value and manipulate objects based on a scoring system.06-14-2012
20120124478Metadata Browser - A metadata browse system supports the capture of metadata from multiple sources and formats, its conversion to a standard format, the linking of concepts from disconnected namespaces, discovery of hidden information, and the display of this data.05-17-2012
20120124477Alerting users to personalized information - The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or method for alerting users to personalized information. An exemplary method comprises storing information relating to a subscription to an alert type from a content provider. An alert of the alert type may be received from the content provider and added to a queue. Alerts may be prioritized relative to other alerts within the queue and then rendered from the queue in order of priority to a user.05-17-2012
20120166962SYSTEM AND GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE FOR MONITORING AND DISPLAYING RADIOLOGY IMAGE TRAFFIC - An embodiment of the present invention includes a system and method for detecting and monitoring confidential and DICOM image traffic on a computing device in a PACS network. Embodiments of the present invention protect patient confidentiality by preventing the simultaneous display of confidential images and patient identification information when measuring and displaying the image data. The system detects and measures the transfer of confidential images and stores and displays information included in only the non-confidential headers of the images. The system monitors and warns (such as via email and/or pagers) PACS administrators of system slowdowns as a result of the data gathered.06-28-2012
20120166960DYNAMIC INTERACTIVE SEAT MAP - Systems and methods for providing an interactive seat map showing locations of available tickets in an event venue are described. A client computer receives, from a network-based system, a base map illustrating locations of sections within the event venue, a coded image map for building a map overlay having a polygon for each section depicted in the base map, and an inventory for an event at the event venue. The inventory provides, for each section, section data that includes available tickets for each section within the event venue. The client computer displays an interactive seat map by loading the base map and building the map overlay on top of the base map so that each polygon of the map overlay aligns with the respective section of the base map. The client computer determines one or more characteristics for each polygon of the map overlay based on the received section data corresponding to each polygon. The client computer applies the one or more characteristics to each polygon of the map overlay, and links each polygon of the map overlay that includes available tickets to the section in the inventory.06-28-2012
20120166959SURFACING CONTENT INCLUDING CONTENT ACCESSED FROM JUMP LIST TASKS AND ITEMS - Various embodiments provide a mechanism to allow end users to install web applications and websites onto their desktop. In accordance with one or more embodiments, client-side code can be utilized to allow developers associated with a website to define boundaries associated with user interaction, and have those boundaries enforced by a run-time engine. In at least some embodiments, developers can provide, through JavaScript code and/or HTML markup, various configurations for the creation of a start menu shortcut, navigation, and so-called jumplist integration.06-28-2012
20120137224Customizable and Measurable Information Feeds For Personalized Communication - A system and a method to provide a personalized feed to a user. Information regarding the user is obtained from the user via customization content. The customization content indicates various categories of content for the user to select from. In response to the user selecting his or her categories of interest, a feed personalization module selects content pieces whose associated categories match the user selected categories. The feed personalization module then provides a personalized feed including these content pieces to the user. The personalized feed is provided to the user via a unique identifier assigned to the user. Using the unique identifier, the user's actions with respect to the provided feed is tracked. The feed is further re-personalized according to the user's actions. The feed is also re-personalized based on an input from the user indicating the relevance of the feed to the user's interests.05-31-2012
20100262918MANAGEMENT OF DATA ON RELATED WEBSITES - A computer-implemented method, system and computer program product of managing and sharing entries into a webpage are presented. The computer-implemented method receives an input to an input box located in a first webpage on a first network. This input is analyzed to determine its subject matter, and is then migrated into an appropriate subject box on the webpage. In one embodiment, the input is then shared with another webpage, for the same user, which is on a second network.10-14-2010
20100174994SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR WORKFLOW PROCESSING - Systems and methods for processing a workflow are disclosed. Certain embodiments allow prescreened data to be inserted into a workflow. A user's interpretation of prescreened data can be compared with previously obtained characteristics, enabling the user's interpretive output to be monitored and improved. The disclosed systems and methods have applications including, but not limited to, training, performance analysis, process improvement, and data analysis and data mining in workflows.07-08-2010
20120254764SYSTEM TO SUGGEST AND AUTOMATICALLY ORGANIZE EVENTS FOR SOCIAL ACTIVITIES - Embodiments are directed towards automatically organizing an event for users to participate in an activity. The system can display suggestions for a plurality of activities to a user. Further, the system may selectively display information about at least one other user with at least one activity of the plurality of activities. The at least one other user may be identified based on the at least one other user having an interest in the at least one activity. Thus, the user may be able to view other users who are interested in an activity and may be nudged to also be interested in the activity. When a minimum number of other users indicate an explicit interest for an activity, the system can automatically organize an event for the users for the activity. The event may be a physical offline gathering of users that are interested in the activity.10-04-2012
20120216123ENERGY AUDIT SYSTEMS AND METHODS - An online energy audit system poses and collects responses to a list of survey questions regarding a subject house from a remote occupant via a survey UI. Survey responses are stored in an energy-use profile associated with the subject house and are used to populate model inputs to an energy-use software model, from which an energy-efficiency score is derived. To help a remote occupant choose appropriate answers and to facilitate completion of the survey, the survey UI includes question-specific house-feature images associated with some or all questions. Survey questions are designed to be easy for a homeowner to understand, and the survey is kept short. The energy-efficiency score of the subject house is presented to the remote occupant in comparison with comparison energy-use data together with an action message to encourage the remote occupant to improve the energy score of the subject house.08-23-2012
20120216122APPLICATION STORE TOPICS - Techniques for application store topics are described that enable collaboration on application store content between a service provider and third-party collaborators. A framework of topics can be defined to include a plurality of topics to organize application data within pages for interaction with an application catalog. Collaborators can opt to submit content for one or more of the topics that are defined as customizable. The submitted content from collaborators can be incorporated into the topics and/or can replace default content provided for the topic. Different topics within the application store pages can be configured as separate and independent topic containers that can derive content from different sources. In at least some embodiments, content provided for a particular topic container within a page is selected based upon a particular type of device that navigates to the page and/or various device criteria associated with the device.08-23-2012
20120173988METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SHARING CONTENT SERVICE FOR WEB PAGE AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING THE SAME - Disclosed is a method and system for sharing content of a web page between first and second terminals. The first terminal receives the web page from a server and extracts region information corresponding to a region selected by a user from the web page. The first terminal maps URL information corresponding to the web page to the extracted region information and transmits the mapped information to the second terminal. The second terminal parses the mapped extracted region information and URL information, receives the corresponding web page from the web server based on the parsed URL information, recognizes a region corresponding to the extracted region information in the received web page, and activates the region.07-05-2012
20120173987SYSTEM FOR ANALYZING INSTANT MESSAGES AND BROWSING BEHAVIOR OF NON-SPECIFIC USERS IN THE CLOUD WEBSITE - A system for analyzing instant messages and browsing behavior of non-specific users in the Cloud Website utilizes a control system to be built on a Cloud Network. An embedded monitoring code of the control system connects to a business website system for timely monitoring visitors on the website by means of a total Cloud computing technology. A backstage device, a data-retrieving device, and a database device built on a Cloud system of the control system are served to analyze and record the position, the browsing content, the stay time, the searching keyword, and the browsing history of the visitors. A written communication module, an F.M.S. instant video stream module, and a telecommunication module built in a communicating unit of the backstage device are served to timely contact the visitors with an instant video or a short message. Thus, the tendencies and the needs of the users on the website could be well-controlled, so that a person in charge of the website provides an efficient service since the present invention preferably supports the management thereof.07-05-2012
20100299608SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPLEMENTING MULTI-APPLICATION TABS AND TAB SETS - A sharing model enables users to easily and conveniently create and share standard and custom database objects, and applications, among users or groups of users. The sharing model includes systems and methods that allow users to conveniently create and customize tabs and tab sets that define relationships between custom objects and fields, standard objects and fields, and applications. A tab visually represents a user interface into an element of an application or into a database object. Selection of a tab provides a user access to the object or element of the application represented by the tab. A tab set is a group of related tabs that work as a unit to provide application functionality. New tabs and tab sets may be defined and tab set views may be customized so that an end user can easily and conveniently switch between the various objects and application elements represented by the displayed tabs and tab set views.11-25-2010
20100299607BROWSER-BASED USER INTERFACE AND CONTROL ARCHITECTURE WITH PRIORITY ATTRIBUTES - A browser-enabled device includes a browser-based user interface and control architecture, which has a browser core, a browser framework, and a user interface. The user interface is written using a markup language. In processing event registrations, the browser framework receives an event registration. The received event registration having a response unique resource identifier (URI) content and a priority field. The priority field of the received event registration is examined to determine priority of the received event registration. If the browser core is loading the response URI content of a prior event registration and if the priority of the received event registration is higher than the priority of the prior event registration, then the loading of the response URI content of the prior event registration is halted, and loading of the response URI content of the received event registration is begun.11-25-2010
20100299609Systems and methods for producing user-configurable accented presentations - Disclosed herein are systems and methods for the production of accented presentations using pre-defined templates and material, which presentations may be in a printed or scrap-booked format. A server system may be made available to clients over a network, that server providing templates, patterns and associated material, the server providing a client with executable instructions enabling a user to make selections to a final accented presentation. The server system may receive an order including an identification of a template and user selections, and may include an interpretive and production system that fabricates a final accented presentation, or a part of fabrication and/or assembly thereof. Detailed information on various example embodiments of the inventions are provided in the Detailed Description below, and the inventions are defined by the appended claims.11-25-2010
20100050085SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING, DERIVING AND DISPLAYING RELATIONSHIPS AMONG PATIENT MEDICAL PARAMETERS - A system and method for obtaining and deriving medical data related to patient inspiratory and cxpiratory flows and for displaying the data. A data acquisition processor acquires patient medical data related to inspiratory and expiratory volume from a ventilator. A data processor maps the data related to inspiratory and expiratory flow onto a flow data object. A display displays the flow data object comprising inspiratory objects for displaying information representative of the inspiratory flow and expiratory objects for displaying information representative of the expiratory flow.02-25-2010
20120179974SYSTEM, METHOD AND PROGRAM TO MANAGE ALTERNATE BOOKMARKS - System, method and program for managing bookmarks. A user hovers a cursor over a primary bookmark displayed on a client computer. In response, the client computer automatically sends a request to a server corresponding to the primary bookmark to identify one or more alternate bookmarks that correspond to the primary bookmark. In response to receipt of the identification of the one or more alternate bookmarks from the server, the client computer displays the one or more alternate bookmarks adjacent to the primary bookmark. If a user selects one of the alternate bookmarks which is displayed, the client computer sends a request to a web server corresponding to the selected alternate bookmark for a web page corresponding to the selected alternate bookmark.07-12-2012
20120179973Application Recommendation - A method for application recommendation performed by a computerized application recommendation system includes receiving usage data for applications within a category of applications from a plurality of users, and providing a first user with a recommendation for a first application in the category of applications based, at least in part, on a change in the usage data. A computerized application recommendation system includes a processor and a memory. The processor is configured to receive usage data for applications in a category of applications from a plurality of users, and provide a first user with a recommendation for a first application in the category of applications based, at least in part, on a change in the usage data.07-12-2012
20120179972ADVISOR-ASSISTANT USING SEMANTIC ANALYSIS OF COMMUNITY EXCHANGES - A method for enriching the content of a page (07-12-2012
20100275127INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND ASSOCIATED METHOD OF CONTENT EXCHANGE - An information processor such as a personal computer is provided. A terminal is operably linked to the information processor to check out or to check in content to/from the terminal. A device driver detects that a portable device is connected to the information processor and when the device driver detects that the portable device is connected to the information processor, a start-up program reads contents-related data from the portable device and starts up a display/operation instruction program to provide a display corresponding to the data accessed from the terminal.10-28-2010
20100275126Automatic On-Screen Keyboard - Method for automatically controlling an on-screen keyboard to optimize its use with a current web page. When a web browser requests content from a web server by sending the URL of the content over its data connection, a client keyboard manager module detects this request and sends a second request with the content URL to the server keyboard control module running on a server. While the web server responds to the first request, the server keyboard control module running on separate server determines if preferred keyboard settings are stored for the URL information that it received from the client. If preferred keyboard settings are found, they are sent from the server keyboard control module to the client. The client keyboard manager module uses the received information to adjust the on-screen keyboard to reflect the preferred keyboard settings so that text entry is enabled with reduced user intervention.10-28-2010
20120317493Methods and System for Locally Generated Gesture and Transition Graphics Interaction with Terminal Control Services - Methods and system for enabling locally generated transition graphics interaction with virtualized host computer service includes receiving a control command issued by a user to control screen data currently being rendered at the display device, at a display device of a client device. The control command is transmitted to the host computer service for processing. The host computer service processes the control command and returns updated screen data to the client device. In response to the receipt of the updated screen data, the client device identifies a desired screen effect associated with the control command. The updated screen data received from the host computer service is packaged at the client device with data associated with the desired screen effect to generate a visual response at the client device. The packaged screen effect is returned to the display device for rendering, in response to the control command.12-13-2012
20120317492Providing Interactive and Personalized Multimedia Content from Remote Servers - An interactive media platform enables users to access a range of media experiences on demand. Each experience is interactive and tailored to the user while the presentation is under way. A client device has a dialog manager that receives input from the user, evaluates the input according to a configuration file, selects media resources according to set criteria from the configuration script, and obtains the selected resources from a remote media server. The system presents the resources in a sequence determined at least in part from user interaction with the presentation.12-13-2012
20120185777Method and apparatus for facilitating personality profiling - Described are methods and apparatus for facilitating reviewing of a person's personality using a graphical user interface. The graphical user interface comprises a plurality of adjustable graphical elements. Each of the adjustable graphical elements represents a plurality of personality characteristics, and each of the adjustable graphical elements is adjustable to one of a plurality of different positions. Each of the positions corresponds to a value of the respective plurality of personality characteristics.07-19-2012
20120084661SYSTEMS, DEVICES AND METHODS FOR AN INTERACTIVE ART MARKETPLACE IN A NETWORKED ENVIRONMENT - Information related to art is provided in networked computing environments wherein users can participate in public or private online interactive video conferences, chat rooms and other online sessions led by art galleries or art gallery affiliates. User's may switch between public sessions and private sessions when ready to make a transaction related to an art object or artist presented in a public session. In private online sessions, potential consumers may also electronically provide the art gallery pictures, diagrams and photographs of an area in which they are interested in placing certain art objects. An image of the art object is shown within the picture to scale with other objects such as a wall, and angle of view. Users may also see the art objects to scale next to other stock images of familiar reference objects during the online session.04-05-2012
20120084660QUICK CONNECT AND DISCONNECT, BASE LINE CONFIGURATION, AND STYLE CONFIGURATOR - An approach for quick connect, quick disconnect, style configurator and baseline change actions for station/platform systems. For a quick connect, a user may receive a list of available groups, select a particular group, and provide site number and controller number for a station/platform to be identified and connected. For a quick disconnect, user may have a list of all active stations/platforms from which to select for disconnect, including an option to disconnect all stations/platforms at once. A style configurator user interface may be invoked, which can populate a window with colors selected for menu bar, tool bar, and like components. A menu option may be provided in the tool bar where user can change the baseline from an old station configuration to a new station configuration. Thus, when user creates a new site controller, the configuration file may reflect control strategies and configuration updates added before as the new baseline.04-05-2012
20120260187SYSTEM, METHOD AND GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE FOR MANAGING CONTACTS AND CALENDARS WITHIN AN ONLINE CARD SYSTEM - “A system, method and graphical user interface (GUI) are described for managing a contacts and calendar database within an online stationery/card service. A stationery personalization engine provides a user with a set of personalization options related to the selected stationery/card design, to generate personalized stationery with the selected stationery/card design based on user input.”10-11-2012
20120260185PATH LENGTH SELECTOR - Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium for providing data related to conversion paths. In one aspect, conversion path data for a plurality of conversion paths is received. The conversion path data includes a path length measure for each conversion path in the plurality of conversion paths. One or more groups of paths length measures and an aggregate performance measure for each path length measure group are determined. The aggregate performance measure can be a total number of conversions. Instructions for displaying the list of the one or more groups of path length measures, corresponding aggregate measures, and a graphical representation based on the one or more groups and aggregate performance are provided. The graphical representation can be a histogram.10-11-2012
20080301563SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TARGETED MESSAGE DELIVERY AND SUBSCRIPTION - A system, method and computer program product for product that enables users of broadcast messaging systems to more expediently and efficiently find communities, both for subscribing and for sending messages. The system, method and computer program product provides an end-user with the ability to send messages for delivery to more targeted communities of messaging users. In this aspect, the system and method determines one or more attributes of messaging activity associated with one or more communities of users communicating messages in a messaging system; and, displays via an interface, a graphical representation of the attributes and inter-relationships between the attributes. The user may then select via the interface a recipient community for receiving a message to be sent based on the graphical representation displayed.12-04-2008
20110004828METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING A TILED MAP AND DISPLAY OBJECT LAYER OVER A NETWORK - A method and corresponding apparatus provide a tiled map and display object layer over a network. The method includes receiving at an application server a request for a map and a request for display objects from at least one data stream available over the network, the display objects to be displayed on the map on a user computerized device, sending a request for the requested map from the application server over the network to a mapping server, receiving at the application server the requested map as a tiled map layer, sending over the network a request to the one or more data streams for the requested display objects, receiving at the application server locations of the requested display objects, combining the tiled map layer and the requested display objects into a tiled map and display object layer, and sending the tiled map and display object layer to the user computerized device.01-06-2011
20110131501SUMMARIZING PORTLET USAGE CAPTURED RESPONSIVE TO TRIGGER EVENTS IN A PORTAL PAGE - A portal summary controller monitors usage metadata indicating current usage of at least one portlet within at least one portal page for one of multiple events specified to trigger storage of the usage metadata. Responsive to detecting one of the multiple events within the usage metadata which triggers storage, the portal summary controller stores the detected usage metadata at a current time of at least one instance of at least one portlet application within the at least one portal page. Subsequent to storing separate detected usage metadata at multiple different times, the portal summary controller dynamically creates a summary portal page displaying a separate instance of the at least one portlet application for at least one of each of the multiple different times specified according to the separate usage metadata stored at each of the multiple different times, such that the summary portal page provides a summary of at least a selection of previous usage metadata selected by a user of the at least one portal page based on usage metadata stored responsive to trigger events.06-02-2011
20110131500SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PROVIDING ENHANCED LISTINGS - A system and method is provided that enhances local listings for entities associated with web-content. In one aspect, a server generates entity listings based on content associated with the entity. Content associated with the entity and not incorporated into a listing may be used to generate a enhancement content. Enhancement content may be used to promote the entity. For example, an entity or its representative may identify its listing and select an enhancement to be displayed with the listing. The system will associate the entity or listing with the enhancement. When a user requests listings, the system will identify listings are associated with enhancements and provide the listings and enhancements to the users. An enhancement may be displayed as a tag proximate to the associated entity's listing information as well as a tag proximate to the associated entity's location on a map.06-02-2011
20120266075RICH CONTENT DOWNLOAD - According to the invention, a content download system for downloading a content file and additional content using a window is disclosed. The content download system includes a content site, a content provider and a third party. The content site presents the window that displays the download progress of the content file, presents the additional content while the content file is downloaded, and allows selection of the additional content. The content provider serves as an origin server for the content file. The third party receives information on the content file and provides the additional content.10-18-2012
20120266074NAVIGATING PERFORMANCE DATA FROM DIFFERENT SUBSYSTEMS - Performance data can be collected from different runtime environment subsystems of a computer system while the computer system is running a program in the runtime environment. A visualization model can be displayed, and a visual query of the integrated data can be received at the visualization model. Queried data can be compiled and displayed in response to the visual query. The queried data can be drilled into in response to user input. In response to a navigation request, navigation can lead to a programming element related to a portion of the queried data.10-18-2012
20120324361INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION MANAGEMENT METHOD AND COMPUTER READABLE INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - An information processing apparatus is connected with electronic apparatuses storing user information concerning users of the electronic apparatuses. The information processing apparatus receives an operation to designate an electronic apparatus, out of the electronic apparatuses, on which a setting is to be carried out concerning the user information, via a screen page displayed based on apparatus information concerning the electronic apparatuses, and receives an operation of manipulating data of the user information via a screen page displayed based on the user information obtained from the electronic apparatuses and managed by the information processing apparatus. The information processing apparatus transmits to the designated electronic apparatus the user information on which the manipulating data has been carried out, out of the user information managed by the information processing apparatus, and requests the designated electronic apparatus to carry out a setting concerning the user information.12-20-2012
20120272154SERVICE DISTRIBUTION DEVICE AND SERVICE DISPLAY DEVICE - A service distribution device is provided that, when acquiring services to be used in an information terminal mounted in a vehicle or used in its passenger compartment, recognizes service availability beforehand, thereby improving usability of the services. A service distribution device includes an information correlation unit for correlating information that denotes service utilization conditions in relation to travel condition of the vehicle with the services. The service distribution device distributes to an information terminal the information that denotes the service utilization conditions correlated by the information correlation unit along with contents of the relevant service so that the information and the contents can be visibly displayed on a display unit in the information terminal.10-25-2012
20090100345Method and System for Testing Websites - Methods and systems to test of web browser enabled applications are disclosed. In one embodiment, a browser application can allow a user to perform test and analysis processes on a candidate web browser enabled application. The test enabled browser can use special functions and facilities that are built into the test enabled browser. One implementation of the invention pertains to functional testing, and another implementation of the invention pertains to pertains to site analysis.04-16-2009
20120324362ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND OPERATING METHOD OF THE SAME - The present invention relates to an electronic device and an operating method of the same. The electronic device and the operating method configure and manage a network more effectively by providing information related to the network to an electronic device newly connected to the network.12-20-2012
20120324364SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COMMUNITY CENTRIC RESOURCE SHARING BASED ON A PUBLISHING SUBSCRIPTION MODEL - The invention provides a Web service which enables a publisher to share his digital resources such as an address card or a calendar with a number of subscribers based on different sharing relationships. The Web service includes a host-based interface called “My Community”, for example, with which the publisher manages the share-relationships with his community members. The community members are organized into different groups. Each group includes a number of community members who have a common sharing relationship with the publisher with respect to one or more views of the shared resources. A resource may have multiple views. Each of the views has Metadata describing sharing-styles, as well as version, creation date, size, and the like. Each sharing style corresponds to a specific sharing relationship between a community member and the publisher.12-20-2012
20120324363CONSUMER-GENERATED MEDIA INFLUENCE AND SENTIMENT DETERMINATION - A method implementable in at least one electronic device coupled to a network and a display device, includes receiving, over the network, a data set, receiving, from a user, a selection of a first topic, determining, based on the data set, a plurality of network sites hosting commentary of the first topic and an authority level of each site of the plurality, determining, based on the data set, an authority level of each site of the plurality, determining, based on the data set, a plurality of authors providing the commentary hosted by the plurality of network sites, determining, based on the data set, an authority level of each author of the plurality, and determining, based on the data set, a value characterizing an opinion of each author on the first topic.12-20-2012
20120324365Reverse Seamless Integration Between Local and Remote Computing Environments - Methods and systems for transparent user interface integration between remote (“published”) applications and their local counterparts are described, providing a seamless, unified user experience, and allowing integration of a start menu, dock, taskbar, desktop shortcuts, windows, window and application switching, system tray elements, client-to-host and host-to-client file type association, URL redirection, browser cookie redirection, token redirection, status message interception and redirection, and other elements. These methods and systems further enhance theme-integration between a client and remote desktop or virtual machine by remoting all UI elements to a recipient for generation, including text controls, buttons, progress bars, radio buttons, list boxes, or other elements; presenting them with the receiver's product and OS-specific UI; and returning status back to the sender. This may achieve a more unified and transparent UI integration. Furthermore, international text may be correctly received in cross-language environments, or translated into the language of the presenting environment.12-20-2012
20110231775SYSTEM, METHOD AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM FOR MANAGING SOFTWARE SERVICE ACCESS VIA TOOLBAR USER MANAGEMENT - Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure can provide a computer-based application stored on a non-transitory computer-readable medium including instructions thereon that are accessible by a hardware processing arrangement. When the processing arrangement executes the instructions, the processing arrangement can be configured to provide a graphical user interface to at least one user, the graphical user interface providing for collection of user registration data, provide at least a portion of the registration data to at least one service provider application, access at least one data store including data associated with the at least one user, receive an alert associated with at least one service provider application pushed to the at least one user, and receive a response from the at least one user associated with the alert.09-22-2011
20120278724CONTROL METHOD OF A TERMINAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A method for controlling a terminal display device is disclosed and includes the following steps. An electronic device couples to a web server of the terminal display device via a network. The electronic device displays a web page transmitted from the web server. A user selects a function option of the web page shown on the electronic device. The web server of the terminal display device generates a command according to the selected function option. A control system of the terminal display device controls an operation of the terminal display device according to the command.11-01-2012
20120278723TELECOMMUNICATION ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM - A telecommunication energy management system comprising a server configured to receive circuit current values identified with a respective piece of telecommunication equipment from a plurality of central boards located at respective telecommunication sites. The server integrates the received circuit current values and provides a graphical user interface (GUI) to allow a user to audit energy usage of each piece of telecommunication equipment of each telecommunication site.11-01-2012
20120278725MULTIPLE-CAROUSEL SELECTIVE DIGITAL SERVICE FEEDS - Methods and systems for presentation of content through an interface to provide personalized video feeds to a user. The video feeds are harvested from feed items gathered at various Internet sources. Those video feeds are referenced by icons or channels that rotate about, or scroll within, a first carousel. Video feeds are arranged in columns and/or rows that rotate about, or scroll within, a second carousel. Movement in one carousel causes movement in the other in a synchronous manner even though the movement may be at different speeds.11-01-2012
20110276890RESOLVING INFORMATION IN A MULTITENANT DATABASE ENVIRONMENT - Disclosed herein are techniques for identifying computing resources specified by a representation of a computing service. In some implementations, a request to analyze a computing service provided via a computing environment may be received. The computing service may have an activated state in which the computing service is available for use and a deactivated state in which the computing service is not available for use. The computing environment may comprise a plurality of computing resources each defining a variable unit of computing functionality within the computing environment. Each computing resource may be associated with a respective parameter corresponding with a respective parameter value that specifies a level of the variable unit of computing functionality defined by the computing resource. The computing service may be represented by a metadata model comprising a plurality of nodes, at least some of which specify a respective one or more of the parameter values.11-10-2011
20110276889ONLINE BOOKMARKING SYSTEM - An online bookmarking system enabling a logged-in user to assemble, organize and access personal web links from any online location through a user-specific uniform resource locator is disclosed. The system comprises a bookmark adding button enabling the Internet user to add a currently visited webpage to a user-specific database of server-stored bookmarks, a floating module displayed on the logged-in specific database for synchronizing with the bookmark adding button for adding bookmarks, a plurality of web link modules categorized by the user, and a private module for maintaining at least one confidential link of the user with a security identification means. Each of the web link modules can be titled relevant to a category and the web links may be repositioned within and between the web link modules using a drag-and-drop interface. The web link modules may also be dragged and dropped above or below other web link modules.11-10-2011
20120331392SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DATA-DRIVEN WEB PAGE NAVIGATION CONTROL - A system and method for web application navigation control includes updating navigation data models used in navigation constraints with received data from an end-user or system. Without needing a centralized application-specific controller, from a collection of extensible navigation rules associated with each page of a plurality of pages, the extensible navigation rules are automatically selected which depend on changed data values and need re-evaluation. The navigation constraints associated only with the pages potentially changing their ready state to execute from among the plurality of pages in an entire application are evaluated to determine which pages are ready to run based on updated data from the navigation data models. A preferred page to be actually navigated to next is selected from among a set of all available and ready pages by execution of a set of second and separate navigation constraints using results of the navigation constraints of the evaluating step.12-27-2012
20120331390USER INTERFACE FOR MANAGING QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ACROSS MULTIPLE SOCIAL MEDIA DATA SOURCES - A method for managing user-generated questions and answers across multiple social media data sources can begin with the receiving of query parameters, including a user-entered question, via the user interface of a social media Q&A manage. Social media data sources can be queried for knowledge related to the user-entered question. When knowledge related to the user-entered question exists, the existing related knowledge can be organized and presented in the user interface according to a determined answer quality. When knowledge related to the user-entered question does not exist or is deemed unsatisfactory by a user, the user-entered question can be automatically submitted to applicable social media data sources by the social media Q&A manager on behalf of the user. A status of the submitted user-entered question can be monitored. When the status of the submitted user-entered question changes, the method can be re-executed at the querying step.12-27-2012
20120331389DOWNLOAD AREA MANAGEMENT - Methods for managing a download area of a browser are provided. A method includes determining whether a user has performed an action on an icon, representing a downloaded object, displayed within the download area in a primary window of the browser. The download area is configured to be active when the primary window is active. The method includes determining whether the user's cursor is positioned outside of the download area for at least a predetermined duration after the user has performed the action on the icon. The method includes automatically closing the download area if the user has performed the action on the icon and if the user's cursor is positioned outside of the download area for at least the predetermined duration.12-27-2012
20120331391USER INTERFACE FOR MANAGING QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ACROSS MULTIPLE SOCIAL MEDIA DATA SOURCES - A method for managing user-generated questions and answers across multiple social media data sources can begin with the receiving of query parameters, including a user-entered question, via the user interface of a social media Q&A manage. Social media data sources can be queried for knowledge related to the user-entered question. When knowledge related to the user-entered question exists, the existing related knowledge can be organized and presented in the user interface according to a determined answer quality. When knowledge related to the user-entered question does not exist or is deemed unsatisfactory by a user, the user-entered question can be automatically submitted to applicable social media data sources by the social media Q&A manager on behalf of the user. A status of the submitted user-entered question can be monitored. When the status of the submitted user-entered question changes, the method can be re-executed at the querying step.12-27-2012
20110320953METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROJECTING A USER INTERFACE VIA PARTITION STREAMING - Various methods for projecting a user interface via multiple encoded streams are provided. One example method includes generating first and at least second data streams. The data included in the first and second data streams may be configured to cause respective partitions of a unified user interface image to be displayed. The example method may also include generating fiducial information indicating at least a location for displaying the data of the first data streams on a display. The example method may also include causing the first data stream, the second data stream, and the fiducial information to be transmitted from an apparatus to a remote environment for displaying the first partition of the unified user interface image and the second partition of the unified user interface image on a display of the remote environment. Similar and related example methods and example apparatuses are also provided.12-29-2011
20120102410MEDIA MANAGEMENT FOR MULTI-USER GROUP - Media management for multi-user groups includes methods for determining a numeric score for recorded content being one of a popularity score or a relevance score, and for displaying a content library as an array of images each sized in accordance with its popularity score. The methods may also include social group features whereby a user may compare her content library with other libraries in her social group, and view relative popularity of content titles in the other libraries. The system includes numerous other features for content exploration, acquisition and management. An apparatus for performing the method comprises a processor coupled to a memory, the memory holding instructions for performing steps of the method as summarized above. Various aspects of the system may be implemented as a server or a client.04-26-2012
20120102409PROVIDING INTERACTIVE SERVICES TO ENHANCE INFORMATION PRESENTATION EXPERIENCES USING WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES - Systems, methods, and devices that provide interactive services relating to an information presentation to user equipment (UE) are presented. A presentation management component (PMC) provides at least a portion of the information presentation to one or more UEs, which can be integrated with the PMC, to facilitate enabling one or more UE users to use interactive services in relation to a tour of a point(s) of interest associated with the PMC. The interactive services comprise, for example, broadcast communications to desired UEs in a tour group, UE clustering, customized tour recommendations, whiteboard feature, note-taking functions, “slow down” option, and “raise hand” option. Respective UEs in a group are configured to be a master UE, sub-master UE, or slave UE, wherein the master UE at least partially controls communications of the other UEs in the group, and the sub-master UE at least partially controls communications of UEs in a sub-group.04-26-2012
20120102408SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SERVICE PROVISION BASED ON EVENTS - A computer implemented method for providing an events based user interface over a network is provided. The method includes receiving by the computer, event information comprising an event date and at least one of an event category and an event location related to an event, generating a subset of one or more services related to the event from a computerized database, the computerized database comprising a list of available services, receiving by the computer, a selection from the subset, and providing via the network, user interface data causing display of a user interface comprising at least a portion of the event information and an access element linked to the one or more services based on the selection, the access element enabling interaction with the selected one or more services.04-26-2012
20120290938Systems and Methods for Context Aware Interaction Across Websites and Apps - A system for context aware interaction across websites and apps is disclosed, including a context runtime engine configured to track online activity of a user across web pages, browser tabs, browsers, social networking apps, mobile apps and the like. The system includes a state machine module configured to track a context of user actions across web pages, browser tabs, browsers, social networking apps, mobile apps and the like. The system further includes an active context platform configured to interact with the context runtime engine and a plurality of databases to store information pertaining to the context of the user. A method for context aware interaction across websites and apps is also disclosed.11-15-2012
20120290937DISTRIBUTION OF MEDIA TO MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICES - A method of delivering media to mobile communication devices and a media server that delivers media to mobile communication devices. Via the media server, selected media can be collected via a communication network and the selected media can be stored to a computer readable storage device. A presence of a mobile communication device can be detected on a private network serviced by the media server and information relating to the selected media can be sent to the mobile communication device. Responsive to receiving from the mobile communication device a selection of at least one media presentation from the selected media, the media presentation can be provided to the mobile communication device.11-15-2012
20100131855Content Display System - A content display system may be provided with a communication device and an information display device. The information display device may display contents by utilizing a browser. The communication device may store location information of summarized content information, acquire the summarized content information based on the location information of the summarized content information, display titles included in the summarized content information, allow a user to select at least one title from the titles, specify first location information of a first content corresponding to a first title selected by the user, and send a command for displaying the first content corresponding to the first location information. The information display device may receive the command, and activate the browser in accordance with a first type of command in a specific case where the browser has been closed which had been activated in accordance with an other first type of command having been sent from the communication device before receiving the first type of command.05-27-2010
20130019182DYNAMIC CONTEXT BASED MENUS - Context based menus that can be dynamically positioned, laid out, and activated are provided for tap, swipe, and press-and-hold type interactions. Presenting a plurality of executable commands and/or links to submenus, a context based menu may be displayed in various shapes and forms in relation to selected content displayed on a user interface and/or other factors such as available display space, user attributes, and similar ones. Submenus presenting commands within a category may be displayed in place of, adjacent to, or overlapping with a parent context based menu. Menu position, contents, and/or shape may be adjusted in response to changes in selected content, user contact location, changes in user interface, and the like.01-17-2013
20110161828System and Method for Browsing Tabbed-Heterogeneous Windows - The techniques and mechanisms described herein are directed to a method for managing multiple content windows. The content windows may host a web browser, a shell view, a word processing application, and the like. A set of content windows are grouped into a frame in a manner such that a taskbar shows one item for the set of content windows. Each content window is associated with a tab for the frame. A content-specific menu may be associated with each tab. The content-specific menu includes a set of commands based on the heterogeneous content hosted in the content window. The set of commands provide functionality to the heterogeneous content.06-30-2011
20110161826Systems and methods for facilitating attorney client relationships, document assembly and nonjudicial dispute resolution - Computer network systems and related methods enable interactive legal document assembly by one or more persons working independently or collectively. The disclosed system facilitates optional lawyer engagements, attorney representations, review of documents, finalization of documents and nonjudicial dispute resolution in the event of disputes.06-30-2011
20080235594METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ENHANCING INTERNET EXPERIENCES - Previews of a target web site or other Internet-accessible resource are displayed in response to cursor control events. The previews are displayed in preview windows, which may have associated toolbars that include functions permitting various manipulations of the content displayed in the preview window. In some cases, the target web site is displayed as an image thereof in the preview window.09-25-2008
20110246901CAPTURING USER FEEDBACK OF SOFTWARE CONTENT IN A NETWORKED ENVIRONMENT AND CONTROLLING THE SOFTWARE USING A SINGLE ACTION - A system and method for capturing user feedback of content in a networked environment and controlling the software using a single action is disclosed. Feedback-software controls provide the user with a single interface that allows the user to simultaneously provide user review content while controlling the software displaying the content. The feedback-software controls eliminate the additional action(s) required to provide feedback and control software. By reducing the process of providing feedback and controlling software into a single action, the feedback-software controls increase the probability that a user will provide feedback. This increased feedback can result in improved recommendations given to users and insightful feedback for content providers or merchants. Another advantage provided by the feedback-software controls is that a viewer can easily provide feedback on all of the displayed content or can simply provide feedback on smaller portions of the content, e.g., a specific link provided on a webpage.10-06-2011
20110246900Configurable Workflow Editor for Multimedia Editing Systems and Methods Therefor - A distributed system and methods for web-based multimedia content (MMC) including a global media hub (GMH) server computer (10-06-2011
20080222533Real time internet communications system - A novel real time Internet communication system is disclosed. It is a novel way for users to collaborate on the fly, and without having to own or download any programs that then stay resident on the user's computer. Users collaborate in an online environment where they communicate through chat room type dialogue, while at the same time, one or more users designated as leaders guide the other participants' browsers to selected sites on a distributed network or the Internet. It is marketed under a novel business system that makes highly productive software available to businesses and end users, but which is not purchased by customers or end users, has no conventional distribution system, and never requires update, installation or rollout by the customer or end user.09-11-2008
20080222532Controlling and Monitoring Propagation Within a Network - Described are methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for propagation protection within a network. A management station sends an event message to a transparent network appliance, the event message comprising a command for the transparent network appliance to shape traffic being transmitted through the transparent network appliance. The management station receives statistical information from the transparent network appliance relating to the traffic being transmitted through the transparent network device.09-11-2008
20090006975Distributive Real Time Information Dissemination and Information Gathering System and Service with Dynamically Harmonized Communication Channels - A computer network processor for managing information access, exchange, and interaction over a communications network has at least one input port for receiving input from the network, a first portion of memory for storing an operations framework, the framework supporting an information model including attributes and at least one communications system interface, a second portion of memory for caching information; and at least one interface to a at least one communications interface. The processor performs role-based task execution and related workflow based in part on defined attributes of the information model and in part on instruction solicited from a user through the at least one communications interface.01-01-2009
20130179794IDENTIFYING AND ASSIGNING METRICS TO INFLUENTIAL USER GENERATED CONTENT - Techniques for collecting data indicative of one or more browsing behaviors (e.g., completing a transaction on a website) are described. User generated content (UGC) that affects user behavior may be identified, such as product reviews that, if read by a user, are statistically more likely to cause that user to make a purchase. A metric may be assigned to particular user generated content, where the metric indicates an extent to which the particular user generated content is associated with a particular browsing behavior. Based on the assigned metric, particular UGC may be included in a web page. For example, the product review that is most likely to cause a user to make a purchase may be placed in a prominent location on a web page in order to increase sales and revenue. Browsing behaviors may be positive or negatively associated, and metrics assigned to UGC may be based on visibility.07-11-2013
20130145277GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE FOR ELECTRONIC FILE SHARING - A method, implementable in a system coupled to a display device and a network, includes generating in a first region of a screen of the display device a user-interface portion associated with a first electronic destination address. The user-interface portion is configured to receive from a second region of the screen, in response to a command by a user of the system, a first icon representing a data set. In response to the user-interface portion receiving the first icon, a copy of the data set, or the data set itself, is electronically transferred over the network to the first destination address.06-06-2013
20130145276METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR ENABLING CONTEXT-AWARE AND PERSONALIZED WEB CONTENT BROWSING EXPERIENCE - An apparatus comprising at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory, computer program code, and processor configured to cause the apparatus to receive a content package comprising one or more selectable segments and at least one dynamic content segment. The apparatus may be configured to parse the content package for topics and provide for one or more user preference models. The apparatus may be configured to match the parsed topics with predefined topics from a user preference model. The apparatus may be configured to monitor user interactions with the selectable segments and provide an external script with a list of prioritized and/or matched topics. The apparatus may provide at least one dynamic content segment as directed by a script, wherein the dynamic content segment may change based upon a user interaction. Corresponding methods and computer program products are also provided.06-06-2013
20130097515SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NAVIGATING BETWEEN USER INTERFACE ELEMENTS ACROSS PAIRED DEVICES - A method is provide that comprises detecting an incoming or outgoing call; and sending data to a paired device for displaying a plurality of elements associated with the call in a user interface on the paired device prior to connecting the call, the plurality of elements having been obtained from a plurality of sources accessible to the mobile device. Another method is provided, which comprises receiving data from the mobile device for displaying a plurality of elements associated with the call in a user interface on a paired device prior to connecting the call, the plurality of elements having been obtained from a plurality of sources accessible to the mobile device; and displaying the plurality of elements in a user interface on the paired device using the data received from the mobile device.04-18-2013
20130097514System and Method for Storing Data Files in Personal Devices and a network - A system comprises a plurality of personal devices connectable to a network. Data files related to a user are stored in selected personal devices and/or the network. According to one embodiment, a user may select storage locations of a data file through a user interface displayed on one of the personal devices. According to another embodiment, the user may select the locations and associated priority for storing the data file. A storage manager transfers, stores and removes data files in the personal devices and in the network according to the user's inputs. The storage manager also manages a status files including storage locations, priorities and utilization of the storage capacity of the personal devices.04-18-2013
20130104047SYSTEM FOR DELIVERY OF RANDOM NOVEL CONTENT - A system for delivery of random novel content is disclosed. The system includes identification of the random novel content from source content imported from a content provider and in response to a selection of a selectable icon visually presented on a web-enabled device. The system further includes presentation of the identified random novel content to an output device via the web-enabled device.04-25-2013
20130125005CONTEXTUAL DATA DISPLAYED VIA BROWSER TOOLBAR - A browser toolbar displays contextual data from a search engine service for a webpage currently being displayed by a web browser. The browser toolbar identifies the URL of a webpage currently being displayed by a web browser. The browser toolbar provides an indication of the URL to a search engine service, which identifies an entity corresponding with the URL. The search engine service gathers data relevant to the entity and provides the relevant data to the browser toolbar, which displays information to the user to provide the user with contextual information about the entity corresponding with the URL.05-16-2013
20130125006PROTOCOL SENSITIVE VISUAL NAVIGATION APPARATUS - Embodiments of this invention include a protocol sensitive visual navigation apparatus, and associated methods, for navigating and relating different protocol levels of a protocol. A test and measurement instrument can include the protocol sensitive visual navigation apparatus, which can facilitate analyzing, searching, and measuring various aspects of the different protocol layers and cross-correlating items from one protocol layer to another protocol layer. The type and characteristics of the analysis is informed by a selected protocol layer. Physical layer signals or events can be correlated to protocol level information, thereby increasing an understanding of the overall protocol and associated protocol layers and events.05-16-2013
20130125007Remote Access to Layer and User Interface Elements - A user-activatable dashboard (also referred to as a unified interest layer) contains any number of user interface elements, referred to herein as “widgets,” for quick access by a user. In response to a command from a user, the dashboard is invoked and the widgets are shown on the screen. The user can activate the dashboard at any time, causing the dashboard to temporarily replace the existing user interface display on the user's screen. Once the dashboard has been activated, the user can interact with any or all of the widgets, and can configure the dashboard by adding, deleting, moving, or configuring individual widgets as desired. When the user wishes to return to the normal user interface he or she was working with, the user issues a command causing the dashboard to be dismissed.05-16-2013
20130132854Service Plan Design, User Interfaces, Application Programming Interfaces, and Device Management - Disclosed herein are methods, systems, and apparatuses to enable subscribers of mobile wireless communication devices to view, research, select and customize service plans; to create and manage device groups, share and set permission controls for service plans among devices in device groups; to manage communication services through graphical user interfaces; to sponsor and promote service plans; and to design, manage, and control communication services through application programming interfaces.05-23-2013
20130132853Method and Apparatus for Information Exchange Over a Web Based Environment - Exchanging information via web is a way of life in modern society. Present invention utilizes dynamic workspace technology to allow people much efficiently and flexibly to exchanging information across global environment.05-23-2013
20090044128ADAPTIVE PUBLISHING OF CONTENT - An original content item and a first derivative content item are stored in a storage, the derivative content item being associated with the original content item. A request is received from a remote device, the request including information about the remote device and an identifier associated with the original content item. The first derivative content item is provided to the remote device upon determining that the remote device has a property that does not match a corresponding property of the original content item, and a second derivative content item that is a derivative of the original content item is generated, the second derivative content item having a property that matches a corresponding property of the remote device. The second derivative content item is provided to the remote device.02-12-2009
20080201643System for creating customized web content based on user behavioral portraits - A method is provided for determining a website user behavioral portrait based on navigation on the website and dynamically reconfiguring web pages based on those portraits. In accordance with the method, data relating to the progress of a user through a website is recorded, and an ongoing behavioral portrait of the user is built based on the data. The portrait is then used to dynamically reconfigure web content.08-21-2008
20110231773SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING JUST-IN-TIME RESOURCES BASED ON CONTEXT - Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for providing just-in-time resources based on context. A system configured to practice the method identifies a communication event associated with a user and a current context associated with the communication event and the user, and identifies a stored context that corresponds to the current context, wherein the stored context includes at least one resource. The system then retrieves the at least one resource and presents the at least one resource to the user. In another method for storing a current context, the system identifies a current communication context, identifies resources associated with the current communication context, indexes the current communication content and resources to enable searchability, and stores, as a stored context in a database, the current communication context and the resources associated with the current communication context.09-22-2011
20130151978METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CREATING SMART CONTENTS BASED ON CONTENTS OF USERS - Provided is a method of managing content using a visual expression, the method including: determining a visual icon that represents each of contents registered by users, based on the respective contents; quantizing each of a plurality of visual icons to map each of the plurality of visual icons with at least one level among a plurality of predetermined quantization levels; generating a content unit corresponding to each of the plurality of visual icons based on the mapping result; and creating smart content that is a visual expression as abstract information corresponding to a combination of the contents, based on a combination of content units.06-13-2013
20130151980METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING CLOUD SERVICE - A method performed by a cloud service providing apparatus includes receiving a request for execution of an application from a user device, executing the application in response to the request, encoding application execution data generated by the execution of the application into image data and transmitting the encoded image data to the user device, wherein the encoded image data is configured to be displayed on a screen of the user device.06-13-2013
20130151979SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ENTERPRISE UTILITY DATA AGGREGATION, MANAGEMENT, AND REPORTING - Disclosed is an automated utility data aggregation, warehousing, management, and reporting platform. Also disclosed is a universal multi-location utility monitoring service suitable for collecting granular data from any utility meter (e.g. energy, water, or gas meters) or the like and evaluating the efficiency of various aspects of the system based upon the data collected, its user specified definition, and up to date information acquired from various external sources. The service operates at a central server which collects information from a number of potentially diverse sources for inclusion in a database. In one form, the central server collects static data—such as initial setup and factual information with respect to an entity, dynamic data—such as utility data, and acquired data—such as current weather and publicly available utility costs.06-13-2013
20100299606MULTIMEDIA REPRODUCTION APPARATUS, MENU SCREEN DISPLAY METHOD, MENU SCREEN DISPLAY PROGRAM, AND COMPUTER READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM RECORDED WITH MENU SCREEN DISPLAY PROGRAM - A functional icon array 11-25-2010
20120260186COMPONENT SPECIFYING AND SELECTION APPARATUS AND METHOD USING INTELLIGENT GRAPHIC TYPE SELECTION INTERFACE - A system generates an output identifying components for a building. Each of the components having one of a plurality of types, and is defined by a plurality of specifications. The system includes a network interface, a computer system memory, and a processing circuit. The network interface receives a selection tool from a network. The computer system memory stores the selection tool. The processing circuit executes the selection tool to: open a multi-window display that includes a schedule window, a product type select window, and a product window. A menu of graphic elements is displayed, each graphic element representative of a product type. A user input selects a graphic element from the menu, and the graphic element then appears in the product type select window. A component database is filtered to identify components having a component type corresponding to the graphic element. A list of those components is displayed.10-11-2012
20120284629CHRONOLOGY DISPLAY AND FEATURE FOR ONLINE PRESENTATIONS AND WEBPAGES - A chronology display is generated for use with a web presentation or other form of network presentation. The chronology display may include a plurality of intervals, with each interval representative of a period of time. In an embodiment, some of the intervals may indicate a number of content items provided on the network presentation during the time period that corresponds to each particular interval. The indication may be provided by a characteristic, such as for example, a color or shading that represents the number of content items provided on the network presentation.11-08-2012
20130159869SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BROADCASTING MASS MARKET MESSAGES OVER A NETWORK OF SCREENS - A system and method for broadcasting media comprising a server. The server may provide a selection of a plurality of pre-registered digital screens located in public venues. The server may receive user input, via a user device, selecting one or more of the pre-registered digital screens. The server may receive user input, via the user device, identifying a message to be broadcast on the selected one or more screens. The server may send the message to the selected one or more screens in a queue for broadcast during a broadcast time slot.06-20-2013
20130159868ACQUISITION AND PRESENTATION OF DYNAMIC MEDIA ASSET INFORMATION FOR EVENTS - Embodiments disclosed allow a user of an electronic device to obtain dynamic media asset information, such as media assets information concerning events. The obtained media asset information can be then presented via the electronic device in a convenient and efficient manner. According to one embodiment, a show time request for a media asset can be transmitted to a media server. In response to the show time request, event information for a plurality of event sites showing the requested media asset can be received. The event sites are selected based upon proximity to the location reference. The event information can include a plurality of show times for the requested media asset at at least a first one of the event sites. The plurality of show times can be presented on a graphical timeline displayed on a display of a computing device. A map image can also be presented to depict a geographic area derived from the event information for each of the plurality of event sites.06-20-2013
20130159867APPROACH FOR MANAGING PACKAGE-BASED SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS - An approach is provided for creating and managing pricing models and subscriptions for packages. As used herein, the term “package” refers to a logical entity that has one or more member applications, where each of the member applications provides one or more services. One or more pricing models may be assigned to a package and made available to subscribers and the pricing models assigned to a package may be changed. Users may subscribe to one or more packages and incur charges based upon the pricing models assigned to the packages to which the users subscribe. Embodiments include providing a graphical user interface for service providers to create and manage packages, define pricing models and to manage pricing model assignments for packages. Embodiments also include providing a graphical user interface for subscribers to view available applications and packages in a “marketplace” and to subscribe to packages and manage their subscriptions.06-20-2013
20130159866Customized Article Type - A method of making an article of footwear is disclosed. The method includes the steps of selecting a family of article types, selecting a customized article type, manufacturing an article of footwear with the customized article type and shipping the article of footwear to a pre-designated shipping address. The method may further include the step of limiting the number of articles of footwear manufactured with a customized article type to ensure exclusivity for customized article types.06-20-2013
20110307796METHODS, APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS FOR DESIGNING AND EXECUTING AN INITIATIVE - An initiative may be designed by accessing initiative data stored in one or more databases and using the accessed data to design the initiative. Often times, the initiative may include a link to supplemental information. The initiative may be provided to a user who may select the link. Supplemental initiative information associated with the selected link may then be provided to the user.12-15-2011
20110314383SECURED AND FILTERED PERSONAL INFORMATION PUBLISHING - Selectively shared and filtered personal information collections are provided. Personal information collections include calendars, task lists, address books, and other collections of information that may be provided by personal information manager (PIM) software. Personal information collections published on a server may be limited on a user-by-user basis as to who may access the collections. Furthermore, collections may be automatically filtered based on a rolling window of dates, reducing file size and maintaining privacy of items outside the rolling window.12-22-2011
20110314382SYSTEMS OF COMPUTERIZED AGENTS AND USER-DIRECTED SEMANTIC NETWORKING - A system, method and computer program product in which semi-autonomous agents interact with a semantic network. In a basic embodiment of the system, a data structure providing a semantic network is provided in a non-transitory, computer-readable medium within a computer network. A plurality of computer-implemented agents are deployed within the computer network and interactive with the semantic network. A user interface is provided and configured to permit a user to create and/or modify the semantic network. The agents are configured to read and modify the semantic network without receiving explicit instructions from a user after their initial deployment, whereby the agents operate as assistants to support the user's use of the network.12-22-2011
20120005583METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PERFORMING A WEB SEARCH - Disclosed is a method and system for providing to a user rapid access to search resources while interacting with electronic documents by providing for recognition of user initiated search triggers that result in searches being performed with minimal user input or page navigation. The method and system includes generating, by a server computer, a web page, injecting code into the web page, and transmitting the web page to a client computer. The code, when executed on the client computer, detects a search interface trigger occurring during display of the web page, the search interface trigger not associated with an input focus of the web page or of a browser on the client computer, detects a search execution trigger after the detecting of the search interface trigger, and transmits, to a search entity, a request for search results related to content associated with the search interface trigger.01-05-2012
20120011444METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR REFERENCING AN ATTACHMENT IN A COMMUNICATION - Methods and systems are described for referencing an attachment in a communication. A first node representing a first communicant and a second node representing a second communicant communicate via a first communication including a resource as an attachment and including a shared attachment reference for identifying the resource in a second communication. The attachment reference is associated with the resource stored in a first execution environment of the first node. The first node receives the attachment reference in the second communication. The stored resource is accessed, based on the association, in response to receiving the attachment reference.01-12-2012
20120030578SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTEXT ENHANCED MAPPING WITHIN A USER INTERFACE - A system and method for Context Enhanced Mapping. A request is received from a user over a network for a map comprising an identification of a physical location, and at least one criteria. The physical location is mapped. Spatial, temporal, topical, and social data available to the network relating to the physical location and criteria is retrieved using a global index of data available to the network and prioritized for inclusion based upon the user and context of the request. The map of the physical location and at least some of the retrieved spatial, temporal, topical, and social data is displayed on a user interface.02-02-2012
20120030577SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DATA-DRIVEN WEB PAGE NAVIGATION CONTROL - A system and method for web application navigation control includes updating navigation data models used in navigation constraints with received data from an end-user or system. Without needing a centralized application-specific controller, from a collection of extensible navigation rules associated with each page of a plurality of pages, the extensible navigation rules are automatically selected which depend on changed data values and need re-evaluation. The navigation constraints associated only with the pages potentially changing their ready state to execute from among the plurality of pages in an entire application are evaluated to determine which pages are ready to run based on updated data from the navigation data models. A preferred page to be actually navigated to next is selected from among a set of all available and ready pages by execution of a set of second and separate navigation constraints using results of the navigation constraints of the evaluating step.02-02-2012
20120030576REDUCING THE VALUE OF A BROWSER FINGERPRINT - A method, operable on a processing device, for reducing the value of a browser fingerprint may include receiving, by the processing device, a request to provide a list of plugins installed on a browser. The method may also include generating, by the processing device, a fake list of plugins installed on the browser. The method may additionally include communicating, by the processing device, the fake list of plugins installed on the browser in response to the received request to provide a list of plugins installed on the browser.02-02-2012
20120030575AUTOMATED IMAGE-SELECTION SYSTEM - A computer system comprising storage for storing a plurality of digital image files, each digital image file including a digital image and metadata defining the included digital image. An input system of the computer system enables a user to select first and second dates to define a date range and to select a theme. The processor is programmed to identify digital images having both capture dates that are within the date range and image elements satisfying the theme. The digital images are sorted into distinct event groups, each distinct event group including one or more different digital images, wherein the event group can be a season of the year. The processor selects at least one digital image from each of at least two different distinct event groups which are then incorporated into a multi-image multi-event image product.02-02-2012
20130198641PREDICTIVE METHODS FOR PRESENTING WEB CONTENT ON MOBILE DEVICES - Once a computing device receives a request to display a webpage, the device may use criteria to determine the portion of the page that is likely to be the most relevant to the user. The computing device may then zoom in (i.e., adjust the relative size and position of the elements in the webpage) and pan or scroll through the webpage such that the most relevant portion is displayed. Additionally, the computing device may superimpose on the displayed portion of the webpage links that represent other portions of the webpage that are currently not displayed but are relevant to the currently displayed portion. Selecting a link causes the computing device to display the corresponding portion. Furthermore, as the user zooms out, the computing device may also highlight hotspots or points of interests for the new content that is being displayed.08-01-2013
20130198642Providing Supplemental Content - Computing devices, computer-readable media storing computer-executable instructions, methods, and systems for discovering, organizing, and presenting supplemental content are disclosed. A discovery system may be used to discover an item, such as a supplemental content presentation application, which, when launched may present supplemental content to a user while the user is consuming primary content. The supplemental content presentation application may also present a timeline that users may interact with to view different portions of the supplemental content. The timeline may also be modified by adding markers along the timeline so that when a marker is selected, a particular piece of supplemental content is presented.08-01-2013
20130198640Movable search GUI element for restricting search scope - User input is received to cause a search graphical user interface (GUI) element to move within a GUI having areas that each correspond to a content type. The given area over which the search GUI element has been moved is determined. The search GUI element is adapted so that a search performable via the search GUI element is restricted in scope to the content type of the given area. The GUI may be a web page of a web site. The search GUI element may be a search box. The area and/or the search GUI element may be graphically modified to provide visual feedback as to the content type of the given area to which the search is restricted in scope.08-01-2013
20120297310SHOP FLOOR INTERACTION CENTER - A system and method for simplifying communication between a user and an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, including a User-Facing Module (UFM) for managing user interactions and a ERP Mirror Module (EMM) for temporarily storing and organizing data from the ERP system to enable the user interaction.11-22-2012
20120066609SYSTEM FOR MAINTAINING DRUG INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATING WITH MEDICATION DELIVERY DEVICES - A system for maintaining drug information and communicating with medication delivery devices includes software designed for use in a hospital, pharmacy or biomedical technical service environments. The software may be provided on a computer readable medium. The software allows a facility to customize a drug library with both hard and soft drug limits and other parameters for use with an infuser having a plug and play module removably inserted into a slot within a housing, or for use with an infuser having a connectivity engine enclosed within the housing. The system supports data transfer to one or more infusers connected to one or more computers. The connection between the computer and the pump can be hard wired or wireless.03-15-2012
20120066608CONTROL SYSTEM USER INTERFACE - Embodiments include systems and methods comprising a gateway located at a premise forming at least one network on the premise that includes a plurality of premise devices. A sensor user interface (SUI) is coupled to the gateway and presented to a user via a remote device. The SUI includes at least one display element. The at least one display element includes a floor plan display that represents at least one floor of the premise. The floor plan display visually and separately indicates a location and a current state of each premise device of the plurality of premise devices.03-15-2012
20130205216SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RETRIEVING INFORMATION WHILE COMMANDING OPERATION OF AN APPLIANCE - When a command key of a controlling platform is activated, the platform performs an operation to initiate a playing of media content and also initiates the retrieval of information from an information source.08-08-2013
20130205215COMPUTER IMPLEMENTED METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DEFINING GROUPS OF USERS OF AN ONLINE SOCIAL NETWORK - Disclosed are methods, apparatus, systems, and computer readable storage media for defining groups of users of an online social network. An indication of an event associated with the online social network can be received. One or more parameters can be compared to an attribute of the event or of a designated user. When the attribute satisfies the one or more parameters, data indicating the designated user can be generated. In some implementations, the generated data is provided to a display device to indicate an addition or a removal of the designated user as a member of a group of the online social network. In some implementations, group membership data can be determined and stored to add or remove the designated user as one of the group members.08-08-2013
20130212481METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING INTERFACE DISPLAY, AND COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - A method for controlling interface display includes: detecting an operation status of a first communication terminal; detecting a first event, in a case that the operation status of the first communication terminal is a first status in which there is a request for a communication connection between the first communication terminal and a second communication terminal; determining whether the first event associated with a communication status between the first communication terminal and second communication terminal conforms to a predetermined trigger condition; controlling a display of a scenario interface corresponding to the predetermined trigger condition according to a predetermined corresponding relation between the trigger condition and the scenario interface if it is determined that the first event conforms to the trigger condition.08-15-2013
20130212482COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK INTERFACE FOR USER FRIENDLY INTERACTIVE ACCESS TO ONLINE SERVICES - A method and a system for connecting a service provider and a user at a remote location relative to the service provider, via a network based telecommunications device, are provided. The method includes utilizing a network operable terminal for transmitting communications between the service provider and the user, employing a display screen depicting a user selectable options menu, corresponding with service functions offered by the service provider, and enabling the user to choose an option from the user selectable options menu to initiate a corresponding communication to the service provider. The system includes a user operable terminal including a user interface display screen with user selectable menu options that are changeable in accordance with differing modes of operation, an internal processing unit configured for providing at least one selectable menu option; and a gateway service platform configured for transmitting an option selected from the at least one selectable menu option to and from one of the user or the provider.08-15-2013

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