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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000216731D
Publication Date: 2012-Apr-16
Document File: 2 page(s) / 37K

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Abstract

A system and method for a portable blogging device that uses voice as an input mechanism and interfaces with blogging websites to create posts from a plurality of locations without using a computer is disclosed.

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Disclosed is a system and method for a portable blogging device that uses voice as an input mechanism and interfaces with blogging websites to create posts from a plurality of locations without using a computer.

Creating content on the Internet is a common activity for many people. The channels available to become part of the content contributors of the Internet are endless. Blogs particularly have been incredibly successful at making people become an active source of Internet content.

Most bloggers post daily articles to their blogs on the widest variety of subjects. For an active blogger, the dynamics of blogging are as follows:

Accessing a computer with Internet connection


Navigating to the blog


Following the links/buttons to trigger a "new post" operation


Begin the creative process of writing

Many bloggers post references to their daily activities, daily experiences, occasional thoughts, ideas, and in general about topics that may not first occur when sitting in front of a computer.

The problem is that bloggers are required to have a computer to blog.

An example of a portable blogging device that uses voice as an input mechanism and interfaces with blogging websites to create posts from a plurality of locations without using a computer is as follows:

Personal voice recorder used to capture the voice input from the blogger.


Speech to text converter: used to convert the voice input into text that can be

transmitted using a standard protocol.


Evolution-Data Optimized or Evolution-Data Only (EV-DO, EV, EVDO) support: used to access the Internet regardless of whether there is Wi-Fi* connection available. Alternatively, a regular WiFi connection could be used..


Web services software client: used to interact with the blogging site.


Security and encryption software: used to prevent unauthorized peop...