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A Method or system to share different applications (files/screen/window) paralleled

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241315D
Publication Date: 2015-Apr-16
Document File: 5 page(s) / 82K

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Abstract

In conference screen sharing, only one active screen can be shared. Participant may want to see some material which is not showing. This disclosure supports the host select several local applications or files to share. Host keeps one active window when share the screen; Participant can choose one of the shared applications or files which he/she is interested to see.

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A Method or system to share different applications

A Method or system to share different applications

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Nowadays, in the working circumstances project team members usually located in remote sites, conference call and sharing applications (files/screen/window) are the common tools/methods for communication. Most of the time, the host set up a conference call and a screen share tool, to make sure everybody who join the call are synchronized with the information and the same screen.

Sometimes we need to share several applications (files/screen/window) with the people who participate, for example, we share a slide file and need to show some demos on several pages. Then the people who participate the call would only passively see the demos, they can

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actively select the slide file when the host is sharing the demos, because we can only share one active screen/window with current tools.

Prior Arts:

1) Set up two different screen sharing tools manually.

People can set up two different screen sharing tools with different applications or files. Participants can switch the screen share tool with different files which he/she is interested.

The core idea of this method is to support the host select several local applications or files to share with participate people and just keep one active window when share the screen. The participants can choose one of the shared applications o...