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Method and System for Adding Sound to Weather Notifications

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000237221D
Publication Date: 2014-Jun-09
Document File: 1 page(s) / 26K

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Alex Hanuska: INVENTOR [+2]

Abstract

A method and system for adding sound to weather notifications provided by a weather application. The sound may be obtained from a sound library and an appropriate sound is played for a corresponding weather condition.

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Method and System for Adding Sound to Weather Notifications

Abstract

A method and system for adding sound to weather notifications provided by a weather application.  The sound may be obtained from a sound library and an appropriate sound is played for a corresponding weather condition.

Description

Disclosed is a method and system for adding sound to weather notifications provided by a weather application.  The sound may be obtained from a sound library and an appropriate sound is played for a corresponding weather condition.

In accordance with the method and system, one or more images are associated with one or more weather conditions and locations on a weather application.  A user of the weather application requires weather information for a location.  The one or more images are configured to depict an environment of the location.  In an embodiment, the one or more images may be provided as a background image for the weather application.  In another embodiment, the one or more images may be stored in an image library. 

An editor of the weather application may tag a sound with an image of a location wherein the sound depicts a weather condition of the location.  For example, if weather information for New York is queried, then an image of skyscrapers of New York may be provided to a user of the weather application. Additionally, if the weather condition of New York is raining or thunderstorm, then a sound of rain or thunder may be played along with displaying the im...