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A Method to Manage Waiting List of Chat on Mobile Information Device

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000011916D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Mar-26
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Mar-26
Document File: 2 page(s) / 15K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is an effective chat companion(users list) switching method of the chat application on Mobile Information Device.

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JP820020975 Koichiro Kato/Japan/IBM Kentaroh Miyamoto, Nobuyuki Ishikawa, Masanobu Ida

A Method to Manage Waiting List of Chat on Mobile Information Device

  Disclosed is an effective chat companion(users list) switching method of  the chat application on Mobile Information Device.

Fig.1 shows the established practice of chat companion switching method. The situation is that the user is chatting to Ken and Got message from pat  who is not in the user's buddy list. So the user like to switch the chat  companion to Pat.

Screen #1 Screen #2 Screen #3 Screen #4 Screen #5 Screen #6

Chatting MENU UserList MENU ActiveList Chatting > hi 1. Quick text * Ken 1. ShowStatus 1. Ken > Hi Pat < Hello Ken 2. Save Mary 2. ChangeStatus 2. Pat

3. Close * John 3. Active List
4. Preference

send Menu Select Chat Menu Select Chat Menu send Menu

1. The screen #1 shows the user chatting with Ken,and like to switch the  current companion to Pat. So, first, the user select the "Menu" button to  show the menu.
2. The screen #2 shows the Menu screen after selecting "Menu" button at  screen #1. The user select 3 to close the current chat screen for Ken.
3. The screen #3 shows the user...