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An architecture and method of marking and navigating content anchor between multiple Applications on mobile

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000245967D
Publication Date: 2016-Apr-21

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Abstract

User could mark content anchor in one Application. The marked anchor could be showed on screen in any Application. User could select the marked anchor to jump to the marked location of the specific Application. The proposed App would provide user interface to show the marked anchor list. Other App could invoke the API provided by proposed App to send the marking request including the anchor's location information to proposed App to mark the anchor. It could receive the marking request and save the anchor in DB and show the anchor in the list. When user select the marked anchor, proposed App could send the locating request to the target App, and open the marked location of the App.

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An architecture and method of marking and navigating content anchor between multiple Applications on mobile

When go through specific topic on mobile App, usually, it will make user recall something related. Sometimes, it's on the same App, or not on current running App. It's hard to locate it manually, which App, which part? Especially, it may be on one page with hundreds of information.

Some times user will put the link to favorite, or search the key words from browsing history, all of them are not convenient and

efficient, it can help resolve part of problem, but it's not flexible. Most importantly, it can't switch at different Apps.

When user browsing information from social network or shopping website or other mobile Applications, they always brows some of informations which are interested more than one times, sometimes we need search browsing history, or find the link from favorite, or search key words from chat history. It is not smart and convenient. Now we need a smart solution to locate the massage that we marked.

This disclosure is locate and show the massage which user marked in one interface, do not need jump to another interface to find out marked massage in mobile phone.

User Case.

Step 1, User marked one massage which is he interested in screen.

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Step 2. After marked, a quick tab (anchor point ) will float on screen.

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Step 3. The quick tab (anchor point ) can be drill down to show the marked content list in screen. Lightly touch the quick tab to show all the list.

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Step 4. Lightly touch quickly tab (anchor point ), screen will locate the massage and back to position which is user marked in screen.

Option the anchor point for App 3 Located content in App3

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Claim points:

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.. A new function and user experience of marking and locating content anchor between multiple Applications on mobile

A new function and user experience of marking and locating content anchor between multiple Applications on mobile .

User could mark content anchor in one Application. The marked anchor could be showed on screen in any Application. User could select the marked anchor to jump to the marked location of the specific Application.

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1 .. A mechanism for Application to set the location anchor and restore the location from the anchor

A mechanism for Application to set the location anchor and restore the location from the anchor .

The proposed App would provide user interface to show the marked anchor list. Other...