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Method and System for Toggling Between Multiple Conferences along with Associated Audio Stream in Mobile Devices

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236368D
Publication Date: 2014-Apr-22
Document File: 1 page(s) / 44K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for toggling between multiple conferences along with associated audio stream in mobile devices.

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Method and System for Toggling Between Multiple Conferences along with Associated Audio Stream in Mobile Devices

Disclosed is a method and system for toggling between multiple conferences along

with associated audio stream in mobile devices. The method and system collaborates an audio mixer with a meeting client in a conference bridge, over which a user can control associated audio stream in the mobile device. The user can optionally receive audio stream of a meeting that is currently active through the meeting client.

Consider an exemplary scenario, where a user has multiple meetings scheduled at

the same time on calendar. The user picks up a phone and dials the conference bridge number by authenticating it with a PIN and a password. Thereafter, the conference bridge contacts the meeting server, and allows the user to connect and receive audio stream associated with the active meeting. Subsequently, the user opens installed conferencing software client and connects to a first meeting, where

the incoming audio streams are combined using a meeting server. The combined audio streams are then forwarded to a conference bridge which in turn is directed to the user in the active meeting.

The method and system further allows the user to open a second meeting in the installed conferencing software client and receive video stream for that meeting. The received video stream is displayed in the software client though the audio that is getting streamed belongs to the first...