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System and Method for Using Mobile Device to Display Content on Other Displays Collaboratively

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236617D
Publication Date: 2014-May-06
Document File: 5 page(s) / 227K

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Abstract

This disclosure is about using browsers on larger displays to register the display area on a central server. The user then uses the mobile device to identify available large displays and show required data to the displays by specifying the UI with urls. The large displays display the required UI by accessing the url received from the mobile device via the registration server.

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System and Method for Using Mobile Device to Display Content on Other Displays Collaboratively

Display devices are growing bigger and bigger. Another trend is the device mobility. Some system user need to see more information display and operate on some of them. Up to now, there are two ways to display more information that can be contained on one device. One is to build special system with multiple devices. Another is to use Windows on one device.

As mobile device get more data for daily work, it would improve work efficiency if the user can make use of other displays to work on the items on the mobile device without special build device or protocol.

This disclosure is about using browsers on larger displays to register the display area on a central server. The user then uses the mobile device to identify available large displays and show required data to the displays by specifying the UI with urls. The large displays display the required UI by accessing the url received from the mobile device via the registration server.

With this approach, use can show UI related to the mobile device data on large displays without special hardware and protocol.

The system architecture is shown below. The display management server consists of registration, UI agent and display controller. User use browser to access the registration url to registrar the display area on the large display. The registration number is displayed in the browser on the display. The mobile device user...