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Defined Time Line Based Context Aware Searched Information Display With Street View

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000234057D
Publication Date: 2014-Jan-09
Document File: 2 page(s) / 22K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for defined time line based context aware searched information display with street view.

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Defined Time Line Based Context Aware Searched Information Display With Street View

Disclosed is a method and system for defined time line based context aware searched information display with street view. The method and system enables a user to define a time line while navigating a street view, wherein the time line can be one of, but not limited to, a time range such as morning to evening, a date range and a month range. In response to the user input, the method and system gathers one or more user generated content for the location based on the specified time line, wherein the one or

more user generated content can include, but need not be limited to, an image, a video, text content, and social networking content. Thereafter, the method and system identifies context of different locations of the street view for the specified time line based on the one or more user generated content. Subsequently, the method and system overlays the context in the street view with different animated images or icons.

In an embodiment of the present invention, a street view was captured in the summer and a user defines a time line of December. The method and system identifies one or more user generated content such as, but not limited to, one or more images, one or more videos and text for the month of December. Thereafter, the method and system overlays the contexts over the street view with one or more animated images or icons. For instance, an animated snow fall apart from animated image/ icon audio can also be played while the user navigates the street view.

In another embodiment of the present invention, the method and system enables a user to define a time line as input while...