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Device Behavior Updates Based on User Communications

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246637D
Publication Date: 2016-Jun-23
Document File: 2 page(s) / 23K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a system and method to determine appropriate changes in device behavior and initiate those changes or actions based on information perceived during user communications.

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Device Behavior Updates Based on User Communications

Disclosed is a system and method to determine appropriate changes in device behavior and initiate those changes or actions based on information perceived during user communications.

    Smart phones and other similar devices are changing the way people work and play, giving options to be more flexible in life, such as setting your DVR while out with friends or finding information on the spot, etc. Newer devices, such as smart phones, are constantly looking for differentiation in the market and are using software features to do so, such as Siri*. With more devices than ever and busier and rapidly changing schedules, it is easy to miss changing something based on a conversation. For instance, a user may usually be home on Wednesday at a certain time and watch a certain show; but on a certain day may have an abrupt schedule change to go somewhere after receiving a call, email, or text, etc. The user may then miss that show. What is needed is a method to determine a deviation from a perceived schedule and update any device behavior accordingly. Steps include: 1) track normal user behavior or routines a) a device, such as a smart phone, may gather typical activities and times for a user, such as where they are and when they are there b) the device may also gather information on activities involving other devices, such as watching a specific channel at specific times (e.g., channel 261 on Friday at 8:00 PM)

         i) may request information from the other devices or may receive updates from those devices 2) track user...