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Method and System for Polymorphic Demo Session

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000247524D
Publication Date: 2016-Sep-14
Document File: 2 page(s) / 22K

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Abstract

This article deal with a method to provide an enhanced user experience when attending remote demo sessions.

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Method and System for Polymorphic Demo Session

    Nowadays the product development is becoming more and more transparent to the end users in the sense that each stakeholder participates to the product design and development with periodic checkpoint that usually are driven through demo sessions where the new features are shared with the extended community.

    The traditional method to deliver such sessions is based on collaboration system where the video is streamed through the network and the different authenticated users receive and see the transmitted video.

    It is very common that, due to different network conditions and/or to different end users constraints, the user experience is not optimized and video streaming can suffer delays or misalignment between what is currently delivered by the speaker and what is actually shown in the screen.

    Moreover, since the video transmitted is the same for all receiver there is no way to improve local customer experience with any audio/video customization. The proposed idea will address the above problems providing an effective and user tailored video resulting in an improved user experience.

    According to the proposed solution a single demo session will be delivered in multiple flavors depending on the specific user needs and without the common issue that traditional video streaming suffers.

    Moreover it would be possible also to deliver additional information for example 'Confidential' information to specific receiver based on local data processing like the specific network they are connected to.

    The solution can be easily implemented through a pluggable component (CLIENT PLUGIN) to be installed on top of current browser application in order to fulfill the specific presentation role.

    Based on the specific configuration profile this plug-in can behave in two different ways:

ยท As Client (Slave) to allow to the attendees of the web meeting to watch and listen the stream (web pages, video, photo, slides, audio tr...