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20100058196INTEGRATED DISPLAY AND MANAGEMENT OF DATA OBJECTS BASED ON SOCIAL, TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL PARAMETERS - An embodiment is directed to displaying information to a user of a communications device. The communications device receives a query including a social parameter, a temporal parameter and a spatial parameter relative to the user that are indicative of a desired visual representation of a set of data objects. The communications device determines degrees to which the social, temporal and spatial parameters of the query are related to each of the set of data objects in social, temporal and spatial dimensions, respectively. The communications device displaying a first visual representation of at least a portion of the set of data objects to the user based on whether the determined degrees of relation in the social dimension, temporal dimension and spatial dimension satisfy the respective parameters of the query.03-04-2010
20100077315Widgetized avatar and a method and system of creating and using same - An avatar is disclosed. The avatar includes computing code that provides for addition of the avatar as non-static content to at least two unique at least partially static web pages, and secondary computing code resident within the computing code, wherein the secondary computing code provides for association with at least one other portion of the computing code of: ones selected from a plurality of physical characteristics, ones selected from a plurality of clothes, ones selected from a plurality of accessories, a plurality of personal information, a plurality of preferences, and a plurality of recommendations.03-25-2010
20130036368METHOD FOR PROVIDING AND OBTAINING CONTENT - In a data providing server, whether or not specified compressed content data generated by means of a specified compression coding method corresponding to terminal identification information has been stored in a content database is detected, according to content specifying data transmitted from a portable dedicated terminal. If the specified compressed content data has been stored, the data providing server reads and transmits this to the portable dedicated terminal. And if the specified compressed content data has not been stored, the data providing server generates the specified compressed content data by means of the specified compression coding method, and transmits this to the portable dedicated terminal.02-07-2013
20100042932METHOD, APPARATUS AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR PROVIDING INDICATIONS REGARDING RECOMMENDED CONTENT - An apparatus for providing indications regarding recommended content may include a processor. The processor may be configured to receive an indication of a recommended content item, determine a recommendation criteria associated with the recommended content item, select a graphical symbol for presentation in association with the recommended content item in which the graphical symbol is indicative of the recommendation criteria associated with the recommended content item, and provide for display of the graphical symbol.02-18-2010
20090158168APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONFIGURING IDLE SCREEN - An apparatus and a method for configuring an idle screen, and more particularly, to an apparatus and method for analyzing functions of a terminal according to a user's environmental state, and configuring an idle screen in accordance with the analysis. According to the apparatus and method, when a change in a current environmental state is sensed while performing the selected terminal function, the terminal determines an environmental state information item corresponding to a changed environmental state, and updates the selected terminal function in a terminal function item corresponding to the determined environmental state information item. When there is a request for displaying an idle screen, the terminal determines a current environmental state item corresponding to the currently environmental state, extracts one or more terminal functions corresponding to the determined environmental state information item, and configures the idle screen using the extracted terminal functions.06-18-2009
20120192082PERSONALIZATION OF WEB CONTENT - Personalization of web content is provided, comprising: accessing web content, selecting components of the web content in accordance with a user model, and structuring the components of the web content in accordance with the user model. The personalization further comprises presenting the components of the web content in accordance with the user model, and providing a graphical user interface for adapting the user model, wherein the graphical user interface is provided together with the web content of a portlet of a web portal, such that each adaptation of the user model is updated in real-time in the currently presented web content in the portlet.07-26-2012
20120226995Content Customization with Security for Client Preferences - Techniques for content customization with security for client preferences are described herein. The techniques describe the customization of content provided by websites according to preferences, such as the interests, “likes” and demographic and/or geographic information of users. Additional techniques describe aspects of keeping the users' preferences secure from the website, so that the users' privacy and anonymity are protected. In one implementation, a “trusted entity” is trusted by users to obtain and store the preferences. Content may be obtained by the trusted entity from a content provider, such as a website. The content may be changed according to the preferences. The content is then provided to the users. In view of the changes made by the trusted entity, the user enjoys a customized version of the content. Additional techniques describe limits to customization, based on permissible customizations and frameworks generated by the content providers.09-06-2012
20130067349EFFICIENTLY PROVIDING DATA FROM A VIRTUALIZED DATA SOURCE - Embodiments are directed to implementing data received from a virtualized data source and to efficiently providing data from a virtualized data source. In an embodiment, a computer system user interface (UI) sends a request for data elements to a data source. The computer system receives from the data source an indication that placeholder data is to be displayed while the requested data is retrieved and transmitted. The computer system then displays placeholder data in the UI for each of the requested data elements and dynamically adds the requested data elements to the displayed placeholder data as each data element is received from the data source. The data elements are dynamically added to the UI as they are received from the data source.03-14-2013
20130067348RECOMMENDATION ENGINE - Determining an item to present to a first user is disclosed. Preference information is received that comprises the preferences of a plurality of users associated with one or more items. User correlations are determined from the received preference information. For the first user, a set of other users most correlated with the first user is determined. One or more items are presented to the first user based at least in part on the preferences of the other users.03-14-2013
20120117487Interaction with Networked Screen Content Via Mobile Phone in Retail Setting - A portable computing device may be configured to allow a user to interact with one or more displays in a retail environment. The portable computing device may establish a communication link with a communication device in the retail environment and the user may be able to use the portable computing device to navigate through retail data and have it displayed on the display device in the retail environment.05-10-2012
20110022966CONTENT VISUALIZATION - Displaying a preference by a user of a content contribution is disclosed. A preference event by the user is detected. A plurality of detected events is stored. In response to a query from a client, at least a portion of the stored detected events is stored. At least a portion of the received events is displayed in an interface.01-27-2011
20110022965PERSONALIZED SHOPPING AVATAR - This is directed to a personalized avatar providing a true representation of the user's body, such that the avatar provides a substantially accurate graphical representation of the user's body. The avatar can be defined using any suitable approach, including by providing measurements of the user's body or extracting measurements from photographs of the user. The user can direct an electronic device to apply selected articles of clothing, accessories, or other items to the user's avatar to preview the appearance of the items on the user. In some embodiments, an electronic device can recommend different clothing items or other objects based on the user's body type.01-27-2011
20110022964RECORDING A HYPER TEXT TRANSFER PROTOCOL (HTTP) SESSION FOR PLAYBACK - In one embodiment, a method includes recording a sequence of online activities of a first user. The online activities include online consumption of online content by the first user. The method includes constructing a path based on the sequence of online activities of the first user. The path includes a sequence of online activity points that each correspond to one of the online activities in the sequence of online activities of the first user, and the path enables a second user to experience personally for themselves at least an approximation of the sequence of online activities of the first user. The method includes communicating the path for traversal of a portion of the path by the second user.01-27-2011
20090013260INTELLIGENT 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.01-08-2009
20110041079METHOD AND SYSTEM TO MANAGE SERVICES FOR MULTIPLE MANAGED COMPUTER SYSTEMS - A method to facilitate provision of services to a managed system (e.g., a PC, PDA, cell phone) includes causing installation of an agent application on the managed system, the agent application including an install component to install at least one of a plurality of service applications on the managed system. Each of the plurality of service applications is to facilitate provision of a service provided by a respective service provider of a number of service providers to the managed system. A service input (e.g., from an IT administrator) is received at the management system. The service input identifies a subset of a number of service applications to be installed on the managed system. The subset of service applications is distributed to the managed system for installation by the agent application on the managed system.02-17-2011
20110055719OPERATING DEVICE AND IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A multi function peripheral is provided with a display controller for causing a display section to display reception screens for respective settings on functions executable in the electrical apparatus, an instruction receiver for receiving an instruction to designate a content of each setting from the user, a display format receiver for receiving an instruction to select any one of a wizard display format, a list display format and a menu display format from the user, and a storage for storing the display format received by the display format receiver while relating it to the contents of the respective settings received by the instruction receiver.03-03-2011
20120179975Apparatus, 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.07-12-2012
20110302502USER INTERFACE FOR ELECTRONIC BACKUP - Systems and methods are provided for storing and restoring digital data. A method includes receiving, a first user input requesting that a backup interface be displayed, displaying the backup interface, the backup interface including a display area for presenting at least a first visual representation of an earlier version of a current view and a visual representation of the current view, the earlier version including a first element, receiving, while the backup interface is displayed, a second user input requesting that the current view be modified according to the earlier version, at least with regard to the first element, animating the modification of the first element as moving from the visual representation of the earlier version to the visual representation of the current view, and modifying, in response to the second user input, the current view according to the earlier version, at least with regard to the first element.12-08-2011
20100005397MULTI-DIRECTIONAL AND VARIABLE SPEED NAVIGATION OF COLLAGE MULTI-MEDIA - In accordance with one or more embodiments of the present disclosure, methods and apparatus are provided for flexible and user-friendly navigation of loaded media in a multi-media presentation, such that a user may be able to view and/or edit the presentation. In one embodiment, a method for navigating loaded media comprises loading a page of a collage document to a client device, the page having a plurality of layers with each layer being associated with a media object. The method further includes creating a list of layers of the loaded page, each layer indexed by at least a position in the collage document; navigating the collage document in at least one direction and at at least one speed based on user input; and filtering the list of layers based on at least the position in the collage document and a visual window of a user interface to display visible layers of the page within the visual window. A client device for navigating loaded media is also disclosed.01-07-2010
20090150797RICH MEDIA MANAGEMENT PLATFORM - A tool for and user-friendly method of managing rich media and other data from any device connected to a network. Managing rich media can include producing, editing, distributing, syndicating, tracking and viewing rich media content, contacts and other data and can be accomplished without expertise in computer programming. The rich media content can be distributed and/or syndicated to multiple destinations across the network and simultaneously edited across every destination. Additionally, the tool can track usage of the distributed rich media content.06-11-2009
20090144634Multi-mode communication apparatus and interface for contacting a user - A method implemented on a data processing device is described comprising: receiving an incoming electronic message having an identifiable sender address; querying data storage to determine if the sender address is a known sender address; if the sender address is a known sender address, then automatically retrieving alternate contact information associated with the sender address; and automatically generating an interface containing the alternate contact information, the interface accessible by the user of the data processing device.06-04-2009
20080209342SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FILTER CREATION AND USE FOR BUILDING AUTOMATION SYSTEMS - A system for filtering items to be displayed on a graphical user interface provided to a client and for interaction by a user, the graphical user interface for a building automation system, is provided. The system includes a processor and memory communicably coupled to the processor. The memory includes computer code for allowing the user to create a filter definition via a computer based form. The memory further includes computer code for saving the created filter definition to memory and computer code for applying the saved filter definition to a set of building automation system data items. The memory yet further includes computer code for generating the graphical user interface, the graphical user interface including results of the applied filter definition.08-28-2008
20090144635INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus for recommending content includes a recommending unit configured to perform a content recommendation process in which a content item is determined on the basis of each of a plurality of strategies, each planned on the basis of a relationship with short term interests, a long term preference, and knowledge of a user.06-04-2009
20080209341INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM, AND COMPUTER DATA SIGNAL - There is provided an information processing device, which: causes a holding unit to hold a holding unit that holds selection elements to be displayed and to be targets for selection by a user on a screen and setting information for each of the selection elements about whether to display or not on the screen; a change unit that changes the setting information for each of the selection elements according to time; and a display control unit that displays the selection elements on the screen based on the setting information.08-28-2008
20080209343CONTENT RECOMMENDATION USING THIRD PARTY PROFILES - A method for personalizing content for a particular user in a computing system comprising a user interface configured to display content. The method comprises identifying one or more features of a short term profile of a user that are not included in a long term profile of the user, using the one or more features to identify one or more third party profiles having features that substantially match the one or more features of the user's short term profile, accessing the identified one or more third party profiles, and providing one or more content items included in the third party profile to the user, the one or more content items having associated features that match the one or more features of the short term profile. An alternative method comprises accessing one or more third party profiles that are not a profile of the user, and using the accessed third party profile to identify a plurality of content items for recommendation to the user based on a feature set of the third party profile.08-28-2008
20090288015Widgetized avatar and a method and system of creating and using same - An avatar is disclosed. The avatar includes computing code that provides for addition of the avatar as non-static content to at least two unique at least partially static web pages, and secondary computing code resident within the computing code, wherein the secondary computing code provides for association with at least one other portion of the computing code of: ones selected from a plurality of physical characteristics, ones selected from a plurality of clothes, ones selected from a plurality of accessories, a plurality of personal information, a plurality of preferences, and a plurality of recommendations.11-19-2009
20090300513System and Method for Creating an Avatar - An avatar or avatar environment to visualize data may be provided within a social networking system or service, for example as part of the Internet, and/or within a desktop widget, panel, gadget, or the like. The avatar may further evolve or alter its appearance, animation, or other visual or audio characteristics in response to the data or other input such as athletic activity performed by a corresponding user. In particular, the avatar of an embodiment may respond to and provide visualization of athletic or sport performance data.12-03-2009
20080215989Collaborative Device for Enabling Users to Select Collaborative Content, and Method Thereof - The invention relates to a method of enabling a first user and a second user to obtain collaborative content. The method comprises steps of obtaining a plurality of content preference data comprising a first content preference data (09-04-2008
20080250328SYSTEMS, METHODS, DEVICES, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS FOR ARRANGING A USER'S MEDIA FILES - Systems, methods, devices, and computer program products are provided for generating an arrangement of a user's media files. For example, a user of a first device may use the first device to access a second device. The second device may provide the user with the option to select a profile stored in the second device. The user may then use the first device to communicate, to the second device, a selection of a profile along with a list of music stored in the first device. The second device may then generate a playlist using music identified in the list received from the first device. The second device may generate the playlist based on the selected profile. The second device may then communicate the playlist back to the first device. The profile used by the second device to generate the playlist may be based on a particular theme or on the music preferences of a particular person.10-09-2008
20090265639EVALUATION OF REMOTE USER ATTRIBUTES IN A SOCIAL NETWORKING ENVIRONMENT - A computer host is configured to perform a method for defining user attributes with associated verification values for social networking accounts. The attributes concern the user's personal characteristics or attributes. The host publishes the attribute information to other clients together with interactive objects for soliciting corroboration of the attribute information. The host receives feedback information from other account holders, such as survey response data, concerning the veracity of the attribute information. The host processes the evaluation information and the feedback information to provide a veracity score of each attribute reported for each account holder, or for collections of attributes, by weighing the evaluation information and feedback information by a computed reliability factor for each source from which processed information is obtained.10-22-2009
20080282173DISPLAYING WEB PAGE ON MOBILE COMMUNICATION TERMINAL - A method of controlling a mobile communication terminal. The method includes receiving a web page, displaying, on a display screen of the terminal, a first display window which displays one part of the received web page and a second display window which displays another part of the received web page, and generating a scroll bar in at least one of the first and second display windows so at least one of the one part and the another part of the web page can be scrolled using the scroll bar.11-13-2008
20100146401Webtop and monetization engine, system and method - Systems and methods for the an improved webtop, and a monetization engine that better takes advantage of the interests and life segments of a user are described. A monetization engine embedded in a hyperspace webtop, is provided which comprises a user record comprising a plurality of information items regarding life segments of at least one user, a presentation engine that presents advertisements to at least the user in accordance with at least one information item, and a plurality of tabs, wherein at least one of the tabs is presented to the user in accordance with at least one information item, and wherein each of the plurality of tabs is indicative of content associated with a third party having available for sale to at least one user at least one selected from the group consisting of a good and a service.06-10-2010
20090083636User media preferences visual key display method - An end user media preferences “key” captures an end user's personal media interests and tastes in a unique display format that is saved locally to an end user's computer. As the end user navigates to different web sites having media discovery applications and services, he or she uses the key to facilitate a media discovery process on such sites. In this manner, the key captures, carries and controls access to the end user's personal interests and tastes across multiple sites. On a given site, the key is used (by a local media discovery platform or process) to help match video, audio or other textual content with the end user based on the preference information that has been collected and embedded in the key. Upon receiving the key, the local media discovery platform or process immediately learns what the end user likes and can then locate the movies, video, news or other content that the end user would otherwise have to locate directly or via site-specific entry and processing of end user preference data. The media preference key preferably is displayable as a sphere that comprises a plurality of zones on its surface. Preferably, each zone on the sphere represents a given media type. A user's preferences and the strength of those preferences are represented on the sphere. In particular, one or more crystal-like representations extend from each zone, preferably with each crystal representing an individual media type attribute. The height of the crystal then represents the strength of the preference.03-26-2009
20090049390Methods and apparatuses for distributing content based on profile information and rating the content - In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses detect content and content information wherein the content information is related to the content; detect a user and user information wherein the user information is related to the user; match the content information with the user information; select the user based on the matching; detect a user input based on the user utilizing the content; and modify the user information and the content information based on the user input.02-19-2009
20090177974MULTIPLE PROFILES FOR A USER IN A SYNCHRONOUS CONFERENCING ENVIRONMENT - A method, system, and computer program product for managing multiple profiles in a synchronous conferencing system. A synchronous conferencing account is provided for a first user of the synchronous conferencing system. The synchronous conferencing account includes a plurality of user profiles for the first user. The user profiles identify the first user differently. Each user profile is associated with one or more data fields identifying the first user. The data fields may include any or all of a name, a nickname, a login name, and an avatar. A request from a second user of the synchronous conferencing system to communicate with the first user is received. The request includes an identification of the second user. One of the user profiles is selected based on the identification of the second user. The data fields associated with the selected user profile are transmitted to the second user.07-09-2009
20090199108SUBSCRIPTION BASED CONTENT DELIVERY FOR A DIGITAL SIGNAGE NETWORK - A digital signage network employs a common data model and a subscription system to disseminate data gathered from a plurality of data sources to a number of displays. The network nodes interact with each other as content sources, content consumers, or both, with some systems acting as consumers to upstream sources and acting as sources to downstream consumers. The presentation of the data on a digital signage display allows for real-time binding of live data to provide a rich display effect.08-06-2009
20120144313FILTERING OBJECTS IN A MULTI-TENANT ENVIRONMENT - Various techniques and procedures related to filtering objects in a virtual application within a multi-tenant system are provided. One approach involves providing a first graphical user interface element enabling indication of a first filtering criterion and a second graphical user interface element enabling indication of a second filtering criterion within the virtual application being accessed over a network from a client device. After indication of the first filtering criterion and the second filtering criterion, a filtered set of objects is identified based on the first filtering criterion and the second filtering criterion. At least a portion of the filtered set of objects may then be presented within the virtual application on a client device.06-07-2012
20110225508Apparatus, 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.09-15-2011
20090055753Method and arrangement for supporting a user and a user group - In one aspect a method for supporting a user in a user group, where the user has a mobile information appliance available, and where a user profile with user-specific preferences is input into a database by the user or for the user is provided. In this case, the user is assigned to at least one subgroup of the user group on the basis of the user profile, and the members of the subgroup are displayed to the user by means of the information appliance. A further important aspect is the option of writing and publishing experience reports, with other users being able to rate these reports and the prospect of advantages being held out to the author on the basis of the ratings.02-26-2009
20130219287CONTENT VISUALIZATION - Displaying a preference by a user of a content contribution is disclosed. A preference event by the user is detected. A plurality of detected events is stored. In response to a query from a client, at least a portion of the stored detected events is stored. At least a portion of the received events is displayed in an interface.08-22-2013
20090259946DYNAMIC SPAWNING OF FOCAL POINT OBJECTS WITHIN A VIRTUAL UNIVERSE SYSTEM - In various embodiments, the density of a plurality of virtual universe avatars within a predetermined proximity from a designated focal point object in a virtual universe is determined. One or more auxiliary focal point objects associated with the designated focal point object are dynamically spawned within the virtual universe based on the determined density of the virtual universe avatars. Dynamic spawning of auxiliary focal point objects can reduce the load on virtual universe host servers and the corresponding client devices, and thus may improve performance of the virtual universe system.10-15-2009
20120144314Apparatus, 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.06-07-2012
20100162130DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM STORING DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM - A display control apparatus includes an operation portion to which a command is input, a display control device that switches a main image displayed on a main display device in accordance with the command, a communication device that connects to and communicates with an apparatus that controls display of a sub-image on a sub-display device, a command determination device that determines whether the command is a successive switching command, a termination determination device that determines whether the input of the successive switching command has been terminated, a designation device that designates as a display sub-image the main image displayed last on the main display device in accordance with the successive switching command input before the termination determination device determines that the input has been terminated, and a first transmission device that transmits, from the communication device to the apparatus, display control information that causes the display sub-image to be displayed.06-24-2010
20080307316SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ASSIGNING USER PREFERENCE SETTINGS TO FIELDS IN A CATEGORY, PARTICULARLY A MEDIA CATEGORY - A system and method for assigning a user preference setting for fields in a category, particularly a media category, using groups is disclosed. A category typically contains a plurality of fields. Instead of the user having to individually weight each field in the category to assign their preferences, the present invention establishes a plurality of groups and determines a group preference setting for the groups. The user then may assign the field to the particular group. The field will assume the group preference setting of the group to which the field is assigned. In this manner, the user can initially determine and/or change the preference setting of the field in a group by changing the group preference setting as desired and/or by assigning the field to a different group.12-11-2008
20100218117METHOD, SYSTEM, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR IDENTIFYING DOCUMENTS IN A COMPUTER NETWORK - A system uses “dimensions” to filter information in a computer network. Dimensions can be categories such as geographic location, corporate department, employee classification or time period, etc. Each dimension includes one or more “elements.” An element is essentially a “value” for the dimension. For example, in the “geographic location” dimension, values can be “worldwide,” “Europe,” “France,” etc. A “community” is a set of values for one or more dimensions. Thus, the community defines a segment, or “slice,” of documents or information within the total documents or information available. “Themes” are used to further organize the documents. Themes are subject categories. Documents, and document portions, can be associated with themes and are organized according to themes. Dimensions, dimension values, and themes can be set by a system administrator.08-26-2010
20100218116SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING MULTI-DIRECTIONAL VISUAL BROWSING ON AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Systems and methods for multi-directional visual browsing on an electronic device are described. In example embodiments, a primary result and a peripheral result associated with a user of a device are determined. A display layout based on attributes associated with the primary result and the peripheral result is generated. The display layout is then rendered and displayed on the device.08-26-2010
20100218115ENHANCED USER INTERFACE FOR CURRENCY TRADING - The present invention relates to systems, methods, and computer program products for docking a currency pair user interface element to a corresponding chart. One or more currency pair user interface elements are generated that include real time price data for a currency pair and buy and sell functionality. A chart corresponding to one of the currency pair user interface elements and including historical trading data is also generated. The chart includes a link configured to dock a currency pair user interface element to the chart. A user selects the currency pair user interface element corresponding to the chart. The currency pair user interface element is docked at the location of the link. As a result, the currency pair user interface element is displayed in the chart and becomes part of the chart so that it moves with the chart when the chart is moved.08-26-2010
20100313140VISUAL OBJECT PRIORITIZATION - A system, method and program product for prioritizing visual objects for a configurable interface. A system is provided that includes a computer system having: a grouping system for defining a group of members and for assigning weights to members of the group; a behavior analysis system for collecting behaviors of the members of the group; and a prioritization system that prioritizes visual objects based on the collected behaviors and weights assigned to the members of the group.12-09-2010
20130139067Changing Identities in a Social Networking System - A user of a social networking system interacting in the system as the user, may request to undertake the identity of a non-user page of which the user is an administrator. If the user undertakes the identity of the page, the user interacts with the system as the page. Additionally, the social information displayed to the user is personalized for the page.05-30-2013
20130139068SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ENHANCING SPORTS GAMEPLAY AND COMMUNICATION - According to an embodiment of the disclosure, a wrist coach system (05-30-2013
20100325556METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MODIFYING A PERSONAL DATA REPOSITORY IN A NETWORK - Method and nodes for modifying a personal data repository in a network comprise: based upon an end user inputs, receiving a modification request related to at least one data entry of the personal data repository, the at least one data entry having at least one device identifier associated thereto, each device identifier indicating a plurality of local devices that store the at least one data entry; and based upon further inputs of the end user, receiving a decision to modify the at least one data entry of the personal data repository in at least one of the plurality of local devices. Furthermore, method and nodes for data synchronization in the network comprise: receiving a modification request of the personal data repository of the network, the modification request including at least one data entry associated to at least one device identifier, each device identifier indicating a plurality of local devices in which a corresponding data entry needs to be modified12-23-2010
20120246572SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CHANGING INTERFACE SKIN - The embodiments of the present invention provide a system and a method for changing interface skin. The system includes: a skin package server, configured to store skin package data; and a client, configured to send a query request to the skin package server periodically, obtain information related to a newly added skin package, initiate a downloading request to the skin package server according to selection of a user to download the skin package data, and change interface skin according to the downloaded skin package data. By the system and method for changing interface skin provided by the embodiments of the present invention, the skin package newly added in the skin package server may be obtained timely, and it do not need to restart the application program, so as to change interface skin conveniently and timely.09-27-2012
20120137227MULTI-ENVIRONMENT WIDGET ASSEMBLY, GENERATION, AND OPERATION - Widget creation, editing, augmentation, tracking and deployment is provided. Embodiments may include a Widget Assembly Application (“WAA”). The WAA may employ generalized widget templates selected by a user for customizing or assembling widgets. A generator may render previously assembled widgets when requested. The generator may use a skeleton specific to the target server type and widget, and code supporting the generator and the WAA may employ recursive eye-catcher syntax. Widgets may be deployed from any discovered instance to additional remote widget containers of the same or different type.05-31-2012
20110087967SOCIAL NETWORKING IN A NON-PERSONALIZED ENVIRONMENT - A social networking website allows users to interact socially without revealing any information about themselves. The only information they reveal is about their virtual pets in the virtual website world.04-14-2011
20110078582USER-DRIVEN MOBILE DEVICE PROFILING FOR A MOBILE WEBSITE - Various embodiments of systems, methods, and computer programs are provided. One embodiment is a method for providing a mobile website. The method comprises: enabling a plurality of first users of a mobile website to define a preferred presentation configuration for presenting the mobile website to a corresponding first mobile communication device; storing each preferred presentation configuration in association with mobile device information related to the corresponding first mobile communication device; receiving a request for the mobile website from a new user of a second mobile communication device; determining mobile device information related to the second mobile communication device; and selecting a customized presentation configuration based on: the mobile device information related to the second mobile communication device; and one or more of the preferred presentation configurations and associated mobile device information.03-31-2011
20110154217SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ENABLING PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT - A comprehensive platform for developing digital products. A standardized process is applied to a product development effort and an online portal provides tools to aid the product development, assessment, funding and commercializing products. Project management, workflow and data security functionality enable consistent, efficient and secure interactions between users. Business rules, workflows, valuation models and rating methods may be user defined or based upon marketplace, industry or technology standards.06-23-2011
20110047478MULTIPLE USER GUI - Mechanisms are provided herein which accommodate the sharing of a user device among multiple users. In particular, when multiple users are detected as sharing a user device, the user interface of the user device can be automatically altered to facilitate the sharing of the user device. Data associated with each sharing user may also be presented according to each user's presentation preferences and to accommodate presentation needs of each user.02-24-2011
20110047477METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TROUBLE TICKET CREATION USING TEMPLATES - An approach for generating and modifying templates for trouble tickets on demand and assigning the templates to one or more workgroups is provided. Portions of the templates may be associated with a predetermined number of fields.02-24-2011
20110047479UNIFIED GREETINGS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA - A unified greeting system scans social media for content. The content can be any type of post to a social media site. If content is directed to a user of the unified greeting system and if the user is currently unavailable, the unified greeting system determines if the content requires a reply. If a reply is warranted, the unified greeting system determines the characteristics of the content to determine the type of reply. Then, the unified greeting system provides the reply, which can be an “out-of-office message.” The out-of-office message is the posted to the social media site to alert the poster that the person is currently unavailable.02-24-2011
20110055720COMPREHENSIVE USER CONTROL SYSTEM FOR THERAPEUTIC WELLNESS DEVICES - A comprehensive user control system for use with therapeutic wellness devices is described, comprising such a wellness device, data equipment capable of connection to a data communications network, and a removable data link capable of permitting data communication between the wellness device and data equipment. Other embodiments comprise a general purpose computer capable of connection to a data communications network and programmed to control a wellness device across a removable data link; a method of controlling a wellness device including obtaining over certain data communications connections a program for controlling the device and operating the device in accordance with the program; and a method of controlling a wellness device comprising presentation of a request for therapeutic relief not specifying a particular mechanical action to be performed by the device, and translation of that request into at least one command executable by at least one wellness device.03-03-2011
20110055718Information processing apparatus and information processing method - A system and method for recommending content to a user. In embodiments of the system and method, one or more content groups is generated, at least one of the content groups including more than one type of content, and a display indicative of the one or more content groups is presented to the user.03-03-2011
20110055717Source user based provision of one or more templates - A computationally implemented method includes, but is not limited to: receiving one or more requests for one or more particular templates that are associated with one or more source users, the one or more particular templates designed to facilitate one or more end users to achieve one or more target outcomes when one or more emulatable aspects included in the one or more particular templates are emulated; and providing from a plurality of templates the one or more particular templates, the providing being based at least on the association of the one or more particular templates with the one or more source users, the one or more particular templates developed based on one or more reported aspects associated with the one or more source users In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.03-03-2011
20110010636SPECIFICATION OF A CHARACTERISTIC OF A VIRTUAL UNIVERSE ESTABLISHMENT - An approach that provides personalized control of a characteristic of a virtual universe establishment is described. In one embodiment, there is a virtual universe establishment characteristics control tool that comprises an establishment characteristic preference component configured to receive from a visiting resident a specified establishment characteristic preference for interacting with the virtual universe establishment. The virtual universe establishment characteristics control tool further comprises an establishment characteristic change component configured to change the establishment characteristic of the virtual universe establishment in accordance with the received establishment characteristic preference.01-13-2011
20110078583SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ACCESSING APPLICATIONS FOR SOCIAL NETWORKING AND COMMUNICATION IN PLURALITY OF NETWORKS - A system for transmission, reception and accumulation of the knowledge packets to plurality of channel nodes in the network operating distributedly in a peer to peer environment via installable one or more role active Human Operating System (HOS) applications in a digital devise of each of channel node, a network controller registering and providing desired HOS applications and multiple developers developing advance communication and knowledge management applications and each of subscribers exploiting the said network resources by leveraging and augmenting taxonomically and ontologically classified knowledge classes expressed via plurality search macros and UKID structures facilitating said expert human agents for knowledge invocation and support services and service providers providing information services in the preidentified taxonomical classes, wherein each of channel nodes communicating with the unknown via domain specific supernodes each facilitating social networking and relationships development leading to human grid which is searchable via Universal Desktop Search by black box search module.03-31-2011
20090300512PREFERENCE EDITOR TO FACILITATE PRIVACY CONTROLS OVER USER IDENTITIES - A privacy preference editor enables a user to institute privacy preferences relative to user identity information on a card-based and category-based basis. An identity selector furnishes information cards representative of user identities. The editor allows the user to set a privacy preference for each information card. Any proposed disclosure of an information card invokes its corresponding privacy preference. In turn, an agent engine evaluates the invoked privacy preference against the privacy policy of a relying party seeking the card information. The editor also permits the user to create information categories, populate the categories with a group of relevant user identity attributes, and set a privacy preference to the category. In this way, a category-specific privacy preference can be invoked by using the attribute required by the security policy as an index to the appropriate categorized group where the required attribute resides.12-03-2009
20100031162Viewer interface for a content delivery system - A viewer interface for a content delivery system is described. In one embodiment, a method for displaying programming content described. This method, occurring in a receiver controller, includes receiving a user identification from an user interface device; in response to the user identification, activating an interactive graphical display personalized for a viewer identified by the user identification; and displaying, in the interactive graphical display, a menu of programming content that can be personalized for the viewer according to the viewer's viewing preferences, wherein the programming content can be received from at least one of a broadcast transmission and unicast transmission. Other embodiments are also described.02-04-2010
20100023874Method and Apparatus to Operate Different Widgets From a Single Widget Controller - A method, apparatus, and computer readable storage to manage and display mini Graphical User Interface (GUI) applications, or widgets. A widget controller can be associated with a plurality of widgets, upon which a user of the widget controller can then cycle among the associated widgets to display a selected widget. This conserves space on an output device since space for only one widget is needed. Widgets controllers can be embedded on web pages which are part of social networking sites. Particular widgets associated with a widget controller can be automatically determined and associated based on content of a web page containing the widget controller.01-28-2010
20100023873METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING TOOLBAR SERVICE - Disclosed herein are a method and apparatus for providing a toolbar service. The method for providing a toolbar service in a system connected to a user client via a network includes generating a file which can be edited by a user and includes at least one item information for defining an attribute of an interface displayed in a toolbar; receiving a request for download of a toolbar application from the user client; and transmitting the toolbar application including the file to the user client. The toolbar application installed in the user client updates the file according to a user's request for editing an item, parses the updated file to dynamically generate the interface of the toolbar. It is possible to provide a variety of interfaces according to a theme.01-28-2010
20090172563METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USING USER CREATED CONTENT AS USER INTERFACE - A method and an apparatus for using user created content stored in a Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card as a user interface is provided. According to the method and apparatus, the SIM card stores the user created content, and a terminal platform executes and displays the user created content if any one of the user created content stored in the SIM card is selected. A Java platform receives the selected user created content from the SIM card, and transmits the received user created content to the terminal platform.07-02-2009
20120066611Methods and Systems for Segmenting Relative User Preferences into Fine-Grain and Coarse-Grain Collections - A method of segmenting relative user preferences into fine-grain and coarse-grain collections is provided. The method includes providing a set of content items having associated descriptive terms. The method also includes receiving user search input and, in response thereto, presenting a subset of content items. The method includes receiving user selection actions and analyzing the selections to learn the user's preferred descriptive terms. The method includes expressing the learned preferred descriptive terms as a segmented probability distribution function having at least one fine grain segment and at least one coarse grain segment. In response to subsequent search input, the method calls for selecting and ordering a collection of content items by promoting the ranking of content items associated with the learned preferred descriptive terms of the user according to the differentiation provided by the segmented probability distribution function.03-15-2012
20120047445PRE-FETCHING PAGES AND RECORDS IN AN ON-DEMAND SERVICES ENVIRONMENT - An approach for pre-fetching pages and records in an on demand services environment is disclosed. This approach for pre-fetching pages and records provides for rendering data directly from a locally saved copy. Particular embodiments can include providing a user interface (UI) for a user of the on-demand services environment. According to requests received via the UI, the server can check for a user's log-in credentials. Depending upon the user's activity history, the server can also predict pages which would likely be visited by the user, store those pages as a local copy, and pre-send those pages in advance to the user.02-23-2012
20120210244Cross-Domain Privacy Management Service For Social Networking Sites - A cross-domain privacy management service for social networking sites is implemented in a communication system including a user platform operably connected to an application platform. The application platform accesses one or more social networking sites on behalf of a user to obtain indicia of privacy settings of the user and displays the privacy settings via a graphical user interface accessible to the user independent of the social networking sites. The user may interact with graphical icons via the graphical user interface to change privacy settings of one or more impacted sites, and the user changes are communicated to the social networking sites via the application platform on behalf of the user.08-16-2012
20120210245PERSONALIZED SECOND DISPLAY BROWSING EXPERIENCE DUE TO MULTIPLE SESSION FEATURE - Systems and methods are provided to allow users to browse services, content items, or the like using a personalized user interface. Thus, for example, users can browse content offerings on the second display in a language and font set that are personalized to themselves. Users may also browse offerings that match a parental ratings setting, and use a background image and layout of their choice. The second displays generally do not require additional investment by the user because the same make use of a device, e.g., a smartphone, laptop computer, tablet computer, an internet appliance, a desktop computer, etc., which most users would already have in their possession. Such a second display is a significant complement to an IPTV because of the second display's strength in supported languages and character font sets, flexible user interface, data entry, processing power, and user experience in content management.08-16-2012
20120005593CARE LABEL METHOD FOR A SELF SERVICE DASHBOARD CONSTRUCTION - Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to user interfaces and provide a novel and non-obvious method, system and computer program product for graphically labeling widgets in a mashup dashboard. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for graphically labeling widgets in a mashup dashboard can be provided. The method can include identifying a widget, assigning a care label to the identified widget based on a type of datafeed payload information associated with the identified widget and displaying the identified widget with the assigned care label in a user interface to enable a user to make a visually matched selection of widgets to create a self service dashboard.01-05-2012
20120005594USER INTERFACE ELEMENT FOR DATA RATING AND VALIDATION - According to some embodiments, a selection of a pre-determined user interface element type from a plurality of potential types is received from a user. An input rating value to be associated with a user interface element of the selected type may be received from the designer. The user interface element may, for example, receive data content in a graphical user interface. A pre-determined condition to be associated with the user interface element may also be received from the design. A user interface element may then be created to receive data content in the graphical user interface. According to some embodiments, it may be automatically determined if data content received from a user via the user interface element satisfies the pre-determined condition. Based on the determination, the input rating value may be automatically applied to a user input rating score associated with the graphical user interface.01-05-2012
20120060099CONFIGURABLE INTERFACES - Embodiments of a method and system for utilizing a configurable interface are disclosed. User information for a first user is accessed. The user information is reviewed to determine whether the user information includes a preselected configurable interface. The preselected configurable interface is provided based on the user information including the preselected configurable interface. Alternatively, based on the user information not including the preselected configurable interface, a configurable interface based on a user selection of the configurable interface from a plurality of available configurable interfaces is configured.03-08-2012
20120023412System and Method for Providing Multimedia Content During an Event - A change in a status of a guest at an event is identified, and a current preference list is updated based on one or more preferences associated with the guest. Multimedia content is provided based on the updated current preference list. A set of preferences associated with the guest may be obtained by accessing a social networking web page associated with the guest.01-26-2012
20120110469Systems and Methods for Cross Domain Personalization - The present invention relates to systems and methods for anonymously personalizing web content to a particular user. The methods and systems may include listening for requests including code and tags that stand for personalized information. Once a request is identified, the personal information for the user corresponding to the tags of the request may be masked by generating anonymized personalization elements. These anonymized personalization elements are elements in a web browser which are enabled to display the personal information from a different domain without allowing front-end scripting on the containing document to get access to the personal information. The anonymized personalization elements may be an iframe, in some embodiments. Lastly, an output, including the anonymized personalization elements, is returned.05-03-2012
20120110468Business Network GUI - A computer program product tangibly embodied in a computer-readable storage device includes instructions that, when executed, generate in a display device a graphical user interface comprising: a business view area with first objects representing business entities participating in a business network and second objects representing business connections between the business entities; and a connect view area with third objects representing applications participating in the business network and fourth objects representing logical interactions between the applications; wherein the graphical user interface dynamically updates the first, second, third and fourth objects with metadata that is at least in part automatically gathered in the business network.05-03-2012
20100095221METHOD, APPARATUS AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR PROVIDING CONFIGURATION OF A MOBILE DEVICE - A method for providing mobile device configuration may include a processor and a memory storing executable instructions that in response to execution by the processor cause the apparatus to at least perform at least receiving, remote from a mobile terminal, indications of configuration information defining appearance related features for a display of the mobile terminal, enabling provision of feedback to a user of the mobile terminal regarding the appearance related features, and providing the configuration information to the mobile terminal. A corresponding method and computer program product are also provided.04-15-2010
20120173991Media Content User Interface Systems and Methods - Exemplary media content user interface systems and methods are disclosed herein. An exemplary method includes a media content access subsystem displaying a plurality of display elements topographically distributed throughout a graphical representation of a virtual world in accordance with one or more distribution heuristics, detecting a user interaction, and dynamically adjusting the topographical distribution of the one or more display elements in accordance with the user interaction. Corresponding systems and methods are also disclosed.07-05-2012
20100299612Methods 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
20100017726Web Traffic Driven Information Exchange - Presently disclosed is a small, easy-to-use and low-cost device and method of exchanging contact information, information on hobbies, shared interests, images, business advertising, etc., with selected individuals. The method of exchanging contact information may be used to drive users to a website to access information stored on the website. These individuals might be encountered at business or other locations such as trade shows, social functions, and entertainment events. The device is configured to exchange device IDs with other devices without exchanging other personal information. Users of the device may log into a website and download exchanged device IDs. The user may then select a level of access to personal information for each user assigned to each exchanged device ID.01-21-2010
20100011300SHARING SKINS - A system and method for sharing skins between a first user and a second user on a computerized network. A first skin selected by the first user is transferred to and displayed to the second user. The transfer and/or the display is performed automatically. A second skin selected by the second user is transferred to and displayed to the first user. In one embodiment, the first and second skins are alternately displayed (e.g. periodically in time) to the first and second users. Users can have one or more skins, including a default skin, associated with each of them. Options are available to allow a user to authorize skin sharing with other users, to specify which skins can be shared, to control the amount of time between alternating skin displays, and the number of times the skins are alternately displayed.01-14-2010
20110107233DYNAMIC WEB PORTAL PAGE - A method for providing a dynamic web portal page in a web portal environment by modifying the web portal page, the method comprising, with a server, providing a content with one or more portlets of the web portal page to a user; entering code from the server for identifying user-interface elements in the content of the web portal page; entering code from the server into the provided content of the web portal page for monitoring user actions related to the identified user-interface elements in the content of the web portal page; re-configuring automatically the content of the web portal page according to a user-specific preference extracted from the monitored user actions for the user at a later stage.05-05-2011
20120084664METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR BINDING GRAPHICAL INTERFACES TO TEXTUAL CODE - In an embodiment, a method of binding a human machine interface to an expression of existing computer code may include analyzing the existing computer code to identify one or more bindable expressions in the existing computer code, and receiving a command to bind a human machine interface with one or more of the identified bindable expressions. The method may further include binding, using a processor, one or more of the bindable expressions with the human machine interface in response to the command. The binding may enable the human machine interface to communicate information within the existing computer code in place of the one or more bound expressions. The bound machine interface may communicate information within the computer code while the computer code is executing.04-05-2012
20110131506CONTEXT AWARE DYNAMIC INTERFACE - A method performed in a transmitter operable to provide multiple functions, comprising identifying available functions, receiving input relating to a current user context, based on said context, selecting a subset of functions from said available functions, and dynamically generating said user interface, said user interface arranged to present user activatable items representing each of the functions in said subset, and, upon activation of one of said items, performing a function associated with said item in accordance with said user context. A system with a transmitter adapted to perform the method. The disclosed method and system creates a fully dynamic user interface where the context and user should be able to define what should be available where in the interface without additional programming.06-02-2011
20120240052METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR USE IN CUSTOMIZING DISPLAYED CONTENT ASSOCIATED WITH A PORTABLE STORAGE MEDIUM - The present embodiments provide methods and systems to playback and customize the playback of content relative to the portable storage medium. Some of these methods identify content to be rendered, through a playback device, in association with a first portable storage medium; identify one or more customizable display parameters to be applied in displaying the identified content; receive a first definition, following the identification of the customizable display parameters, for at least a first customizable display parameter of the one or more customizable display parameters; and cause the first definition for the first customizable display parameter to be stored on the playback device in association with the first customizable display parameter such that the first definition is to be applied by the playback device in rendering the content relative to the first customizable display parameter.09-20-2012
20120266080Environment Independent User Preference Communication - Included are embodiments of a method for communicating user preferences to at least one environment. At least one embodiment includes receiving a request from an environment for preference information related to a user and receiving a user identifier from the environment, the user identifier obtained via a portable user device. Other embodiments include determining at least one user preference related to the user, determining capabilities related to the environment, and communicating at least one user preference to the environment.10-18-2012
20120324367SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OBTAINING PREFERENCES WITH A USER INTERFACE - Techniques for obtaining user preferences. The techniques include receiving user context information associated with at least one user; identifying, based at least in part on the received user context information, a plurality of attributes of items in a plurality of items; obtaining, using at least one processor, at least one first-order user preference based at least in part on a first input provided by the at least one user, wherein the plurality of first-order user preferences comprises a preference for a first attribute in the plurality of attributes; and obtaining, using the at least one processor, at least one second-order user preference based at least in part on a second input provided by the at least one user, wherein the at least one second-order user preference comprises a preference among attributes in the plurality of attributes.12-20-2012
20120272156LEVERAGING CONTEXT TO PRESENT CONTENT ON A COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A communication device or handset presents a contextual catalog of content items to enhance mobile shopping user experience, mitigating display limitations for generally large content catalogs. Contextual information available on the handset, such as Global Positioning System (GPS) location or other readable parameters, can be used to determine unique, relevant categories, content or offers, for displaying through a user interface. Categories such as ‘local’ can be generated on-the-fly using GPS for a personalized content browsing experience. Additional context such as knowing that the user and device are rarely in a location (e.g., specific neighborhood, particular city, or country) can be used to generate unique price plans (such as day passes) that the user can use when travelling.10-25-2012
20120096367ADAPTIVE DISPLAY FOR PATIENT MONITORING - A system for displaying physiological parameters includes: a central processing unit (CPU) that is configured to control operation of a monitor device; a display screen; and a set of one or more computer readable data storage media storing software instructions that, when executed by the CPU, cause the monitor device to: detect a device that is added to the system, the device being used to measure at least one physiological parameter associated with a patient; provision the device; allow a user to select a skin defining a layout for displaying data associated with the physiological parameter measured by the device; allow the user to select a position of a window displaying the skin, the position selected from one of a plurality of cells on a matrix displayed on the display screen; and display the window on the display screen at the position.04-19-2012
20120331393METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING THEMES FOR SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS - A method includes separately executing a plurality of different applications, each application executing a corresponding query to at least one database to generate results of its query; storing, for each application, a plurality of service parameters that control a makeup of a navigation sequence provided to the user to execute the database query; and receiving a selection of one of a plurality of navigation themes by the user, wherein the selection of each navigation theme changes the value of at least one of the stored service parameters for each of the plurality of applications to at least one value corresponding to the selected navigation theme, the selection of different navigation themes selecting different numbers of user interface states of the navigation sequence provided to execute the database query than the advanced navigation theme.12-27-2012
20110320957METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ANALYZING USAGE PATTERNS AND CUSTOMIZING A GRAPHIC INTERFACE FOR INDIVIDUAL USERS - A method employing software running on a data processor for producing and displaying customized home pages for internet users. The software using established criteria tracks usage by individual users and generates internet home pages for individual users customized to their usage. The system may be configured to run on a local user computer and display, or may be configured to run on a remote server and communicate with the user through a local electronic interface.12-29-2011
20110320956INTERACTION BETWEEN ADS AND APPLICATIONS - Various technologies, methods, systems, processes, and compositions of matter pertaining to advertisements, and advertisement interactions with users and applications may be described. A single advertisement may be selected for a user based on a single lookup of the user profile at an advertisement server. The advertisement server may send a single adget to the user. This single adget is then seamlessly used on multiple devices. Each device may automatically select a different View of the advertisement. Each device may automatically render a different Actions as supported by a device.12-29-2011
20120102412SYNCHRONIZATION OF FORM FIELDS IN A CLIENT-SERVER ENVIRONMENT - A database tier maintains and provides access to a database. An application tier receives and responds to requests for a form. The form includes data defining a first UI control for displaying a first value from the database and a second UI control for displaying a second value from the database that is dependent upon the first value. A client tier renders the form to show the first value in the first UI control and to show the second value in the second UI control. The client tier also detects a modification to the first value and causes an updated second value to be generated in response to detecting the modification to the first value. The updated second value is displayed by way of the second UI control. The updated second value is generated at the client tier, the application tier, the database tier, or at a combined application/database tier.04-26-2012
20130145280Relationship Centric Mobile Interface - A system configured to enhance a user's focus on the primary personal relationships of a user, the system comprising a utility function for a user interface designed to integrate directly into an operating system of a mobile electronic communication device. The utility function comprises a toggle allowing a user to switch between an app-centric mode and a relationship-centric mode. The relationship-centric mode allows the user to focus attention on the primary personal relationships of the user and the app-centric mode allows social interaction with every relationship of the user and access to the internet without any limitations. The utility function includes a home screen for displaying the primary personal relationships of the user. The utility function includes an individual relationship screen defining the at least one interaction modality for establishing interaction with the primary personal relationships of the user.06-06-2013
20130097524METHOD FOR CREATING A KEYWORD-BASED USER-PERSONALIZED WEBPAGE - A computer-implemented method of creating a user-personalized webpage includes the steps of (a) creating a container for collecting data; (b) defining at least one keyword to be associated with said container; (c) retrieving relevant data from the Internet or a database based on the at least one keyword and collecting the data in said container; and (d) displaying the data of said container on a webpage when the user browses that webpage. Moreover, disclosed herein is a computer-readable medium including computer-executable instructions that, when executed on a computer system, cause the computer system to perform such a method.04-18-2013
20110239127CUSTOMIZING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONVERTING DESKTOP APPLICATION INTO WEB APPLICATION - The present invention provides a customizing system and a customizing method for converting a desktop application into a web application. A required processing logic may be added by locating an interface element which is needed to be modified, and modifying a callback function of the interface element (interface description data), so as to implement user's operations on local data by a web application. When a user operates on the modified interface element at a browser side, the added processing logic automatically converts the user's operation to a plurality of operations, so that the user may feel that he is operating on a local file at the browser side, rather than a remote file at a server side. The present invention may implement complex webpage function customization, and thus may implement remote operations on local data.09-29-2011
20100318920USER INTERFACE CUSTOMIZATION USING EVALUATION DATA - A customized user interface is configured to include one or more user interface gadgets provided by one or more user interface gadget providers. Multiple possible user interface gadgets are identified for inclusion in the user interface by comparing a set of required attributes for the user interface to stored attribute data for a plurality of registered user interface gadgets. One or more of the possible user interface gadgets is selected for inclusion in the user interface using stored evaluation data for the possible user interface gadgets. Data related to the selected user interface gadget(s) is provided for use in generating the customized user interface on a computer system.12-16-2010
20130159874VARIABLE REFRESH RATES FOR PORTIONS OF SHARED SCREENS - Illustrative embodiments disclose setting refresh rates for different portions of a shared screen in a sharing session. A processor sets an initial refresh rate for the sharing session. The processor selects a portion of the shared screen. The processor selects a refresh rate for the selected portion of the shared screen that is different from the initial refresh rate for the sharing session. The processor refreshes the selected portion based on the selected refresh rate and a portion not selected based on the initial refresh rate.06-20-2013
20120030585INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME AND STORAGE MEDIUM - This invention provides an information processing apparatus capable of, on an operation screen that can be customized in accordance with user's need, customizing the operation buttons of an application provided by an external apparatus, and a method of controlling the same. To accomplish this, an information processing system displays, on the operation screen of a Web application displayed on the information processing apparatus, a registration button to add, to a custom menu, custom buttons to be executed based on the current setting information of the currently running application. When the registration button is pressed, the information processing system manages button data and action data in association with each other as the information of custom buttons to be added to the custom menu. When the user instructs to display the custom menu, the information processing apparatus generates the custom menu including the custom buttons using the button data, and displays it.02-02-2012
20130198651DISPLAY APPARATUS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PROVIDING METHOD USING THE SAME - A display apparatus is disclosed. The display apparatus includes a receiver which receives contents, a display unit which displays the received contents, a controller which displays a UI (User Interface) which, if a predetermined event occurs, poses a question regarding whether additional information corresponding to the contents is intended to be received, and, when an additional information reject command is input through the UI, the controller controls to change a display format of the UI when the UI is displayed thereafter.08-01-2013
20120072852SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING MUSIC CONTENT IN A P2P REAL TIME RECOMMENDATION NETWORK - A peer-to-peer (P2P) network for providing real time media recommendations is provided. The media recommendations may be song recommendations or video recommendations. Each time a media presentation is played by a peer device, the peer device provides a recommendation identifying the media presentation to other peer devices in the P2P network. A peer device having received recommendations from the other peer devices in the P2P network then programmatically, or automatically, selects a next media presentation to play from the media presentations recently played by the other peer devices and one or more locally stored media presentations. If the selected media presentation is not stored locally by the peer device, the peer device may obtain the selected media presentation from a subscription based service enabling streaming or download of the selected media presentation, an e-commerce service enabling purchase and download of the selected media presentation, or another peer device.03-22-2012
20130091436CONTENT VISUALIZATION - Displaying a preference by a user of a content contribution is disclosed. A preference event by the user is detected. A plurality of detected events is stored. In response to a query from a client, at least a portion of the stored detected events is stored. At least a portion of the received events is displayed in an interface.04-11-2013

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