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Method for Displaying Relevant Information from a Content Provider

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000216968D
Publication Date: 2012-Apr-26
Document File: 2 page(s) / 31K

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The IP.com Prior Art Database

Related People

Sandeep Khurana: INVENTOR

Abstract

A method for displaying relevant information from a content provider based on content of website page which a user is visiting is disclosed.

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Method forDisplaying Relevant Information from a Content Provider

Abstract

A method for displaying relevant information from a content provider based on content of website page which a user is visiting is disclosed. 

Description

Disclosed is a method for displaying relevant information from a service provider based on content of website which a user is visiting.  The method includes identifying content of the website and pull out relevant content from the services provided by the content provider.  For example, if a user is visiting a financial stock website, then financial related information provided by the content provider is displayed to the user.  Similarly, if a user is visiting an automobile website, then automobile related information provided by content provider is displayed to the user.

 

In an embodiment, a user installs a browser plugin which assists in displaying information from a content provider.  The browser plugin is used to access contents of the website visited by the user and the browser plugin sends the content to backend service of content provider.  

 The browser plugin gets the site content by using xquery over webpage’s Object Model (DOM) and by passing it to a Saxon* library for processing. 

The results of DOM processing are sent to back end service of content provider and the service returns related content to be displayed to the user at the bottom of the page in a bottom bar without obstructing the user. The bottom bar is created by c...