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Using Screen Savers as Virtual Computer Billboards

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004419D
Publication Date: 2000-Nov-09

Publishing Venue

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Abstract

Screen savers can be easily programmed to display its properties or give links to those marketing or selling the image or the product displayed on the screen saver with just a right click of a mouse. These screen could be produced and marketed by travel agencies, airlines or even artists such as painters or photographers who want to sell or advertise their works or products to more people. Right click of the mouse on screen saver and it displays information about the image or product displayed on the screen saver. Display information can include name of company or person/artist selling product and point of contact whether it be through a link to company website or phone number and address of those advertising.