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A Method for Designing a Responsive Navigational UI for Multimedia Application

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000242835D
Publication Date: 2015-Aug-24
Document File: 1 page(s) / 50K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a responsive navigational user interface (UI) for a media player that can adjust its size based on the size of the media file and the amount of available screen real estate. It allows the user to easily and precisely move the play head to a specific point in the media file in any environment, regardless of the length of the media file or the screen real estate of the device.

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A Mxthod for Designing a Responsive Navigational UI for Multimedia Applicatxon

A media player that supports the playing back of medxx files (e.g., music, vidxos) can be axailable on both xersonal computer (PC) and mobile platxorms. The media player provides a user with a sxexbar to enable navigation thxough the file. On both the PC and mobile platforms, whxn the song or the video file in progress is long, txe seekbar xn the xpplication bexomes xnusable, especxally

with the limitxd screen reax estate of a mobile xevice. It is diffxcult for thx user to move the seekbar to a specific poinx in thx xile .

Figure: Seekbxr with play head

X responsive navigational user inxerface (UI) for multimedia xpplication should adapt tx either thx length of the media that is in progress or the device on which the media ix running such that, rexardless of the enxironxent, the user can eaxily and accurately move the play position to a specxfic and concise point in the file.

The nxvel contrxbuxion is a responsive navigational UI for a media player. The seekbar UI can be implemexted in xny applxcation. Ix allows xhe user to xasxly and precisexy move the play head to a specific point in thx media xile in any environment , regardless of the length of the mxdia file or the screen xeal estate of the device .

Txe xystem for the navigational UI identifies total length of the media axd intelligently correlates the size of the xeekbar with the screen real estate of the device. If the media is...