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System and methods to automatically launch meeting tools

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000198201D
Publication Date: 2010-Jul-29
Document File: 1 page(s) / 18K

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Abstract

This method allows a user to create an event and specify resources that are required to be launched at the start of the meeting and or at some time during the meeting. This solution allows that as agenda items are covered during a meeting the indicated resource associated with the item is automatically made available to the user. For example applications, will open and close as needed.

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System and methods to automatically launch meeting tools

Today many people find themselves going from meeting to meeting where many of those meeting occur online. Generally these meeting run back to back with no real opportunity to setup and prepare. Often the only opportunity to prepare coincides with the time the user creates the original meeting invite. At that point the user is most familiar with the reason for calling the meeting. Also the user knows the intended outcome and the required documents and resources that will be shared. By the time the meeting actually happens the user may have forgotten this detail. Online meetings help to solve some of these problems as online meetings allow the user to upload documents and resources in advance of the meeting. But this option can be cumbersome as well.

This method allows a user to create an event and specify resources that are required to be launched at the start of the meeting and or at some time during the meeting. This solution allows that as agenda items are covered during a meeting the indicated resource associated with the item is automatically made available to the user. For example applications will open and close as needed.

The following concepts are included:

The idea of allowing some resources to be launched on the host client and some to be

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launched on the participants or both.

The idea that a resource, for example, a document can be launched at a specific time

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during the meeting, facilitating...