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Method and System for Visual folder Explorer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000238916D
Publication Date: 2014-Sep-24
Document File: 2 page(s) / 161K

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Abstract

A method and system for a visual folder explorer is disclosed. The background of the folder explorer has a contextual image and allows for files associated with the image to be displayed.

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Method and System for Visual folder Explorer

Disclosed is a method and system for a visual folder explorer. The background of the folder explorer has a contextual image and allows for files associated with the image to be displayed.

In an example embodiment, files are tagged with Image objects. When a mouse cursor hovers over any image object, a list of files associated to the image object are displayed. A user can open one or more files from the list. The user can navigate in the background image from one point to another point.

The following are implementation steps for an example embodiment:
Files are contextual tagged. Tagging of the file can be done manually or automatically based on


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content analysis of the document
User can capture contextual static photographs and add the static photographs as a background


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of folder explorer. User can also use contextual photograph from internet download or other applications.

Image objects are identified based on object recognition technique or may be manually tagged by


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the user..

The files are automatically tagged with image objects.


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The user can add files by dragging, dropping, or tagging the file.


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Upon hovering a mouse cursor over any image objects, the files associated to the image object


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are displayed. Options are provided to open the files.

The Figure below depicts an example of how kitchen related files may be displayed. In this example, the following are files:

Warranty Card of Refrigerator.


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