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A method or system to reflect participant's screen status in a web conference

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000231023D
Publication Date: 2013-Sep-22
Document File: 6 page(s) / 87K

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Abstract

In a web conference, the screen received by the participant may be not the same as that the presenter is showing. To ensure every one are on the same page, the presenter need to check with the participants time and time again. In this invention disclosure, a novel method is proposed to solve this problem. With this apparatus, the presenter can see whether the participants see the same screen with him.

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A method or system to reflect participant '

When a user attends a web conference , because of the network issue , the screen received by the participant may be not the same as that the presenter is showing. So that when the presenter is talking about something that not displayed to the participant 's screen, the participant may not know what the presenter is saying . He may ask questions to interrupt the presentation or the presenter need to check with the participants time and time again .

Current solutions :

Presenter can see the attendance of participant


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This solution can't resolve the problem, the presenter can only see who 's joined the net meeting , but he can't know whether the participants can see the same screen he is sharing .

In this invention disclosure , a novel method is proposed to solve this problem . With this apparatus,the presenter can see whether the participants see the same screen with him .

As shown in the following picture , the presenter is sharing a presentation . Participant A can see the same screen with the presenter , so there's a symbol before his name , and participant B can't see the same screen with the presenter , there's nothing before his name . If all the participants have symbol before their names , the presenter will know that whether all the participants see the same screen as he 's seeing.

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The core idea of this method is to compare...