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Multimedia Planning Extensions to Address Book

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000122729D
Original Publication Date: 1991-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-04
Document File: 1 page(s) / 32K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Torres, RJ: AUTHOR

Abstract

Provided is a technique for extending address book capability and integrating project planning capabilities in order to overcome deficiencies with conventional techniques.

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Multimedia Planning Extensions to Address Book

      Provided is a technique for extending address book capability
and integrating project planning capabilities in order to overcome
deficiencies with conventional techniques.

      Conventional address book functionality is provided and
enhanced as follows:
      O    Integrated access to project planning software.
      O    When the project planner is accessed, a person's projects
are displayed in a multimedia manner, e.g., an animated depiction of
progress over time, current status, etc.
      O    Deliverables can be accessed via hypermedia links.
      O    Multimedia annotation of status, schedules, and
deliverables is allowed, together with direct mailing of comments to
the owner.
      O    Multimedia based access and security is provided, e.g.,
using voice print, signature analysis, etc.

      Benefits to the end user include new functionality and
flexibility, improved integration of applications, improved
usability, reduced worksteps, and reduced errors.

      Disclosed anonymously.