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A method for a mobile office which inherits call-in/office location information

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000201316D
Publication Date: 2010-Nov-10
Document File: 2 page(s) / 27K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a system and method for desk sharing with automatic device relocation and electronic clipboard updating. The method automatically transfers telephonic settings and configurations from the user's telephone device to another shared telephone device in the same network node.

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A method for a mobile office which inherits call -in/office location information

Many companies utilize mobility centers that provide employees that operate in a mobile capacity a station at which to set up and conduct business. Typically, a user has access to a phone and a hard-wired network connection. Upon arrival at a mobility center, users do not always have immediate knowledge of the telephone number at their station, nor do they know their exact location (e.g., address, building number, cube location). This is a problem when a user needs to communicate with others and relay that information.

Existing solutions employ shared desktop applications. Those ideas are not entirely relevant to the disclosed solution, which offers advanced capabilities.

The disclosed solution is for desk sharing with automatic device relocation. The present invention relates generally to shared telephonic communication devices; more specifically, to a desk sharing system incorporating a method for automatically transferring telephonic settings and configurations from the user's telephone device to another shared telephone device in the same network node.

The novelty of this solution is that users could potentially arrive at any location and the system dynamically updates their clipboard with the information for telephone number, cube location, site address, etc.

The disclosed invention provides automatic updating of a readily available electronic clipboard with location information upon registering for a mobile location. When users log into a mobile office, the system transmits the information for the computer via a wireless device as they sign into a kiosk...