An Interactive Communication System Permitting Increased Collaboration Between Users
Patent application, Filed 23 Apr 1999
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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A White Board system permitting a plurality of users to collaborate with one another irrespective of the respective users hardware platform or operating system includes a server computer, and a plurality of client computers electrically coupled to the server computer. Preferably, each of the client computers logs into the server computer and is thereby assigned a unique identifier, each of the client computers includes a graphical user interface GUI which selectively displays any combination of objects having active content, active hyperlinks, and text, and each of the client computers transmits user-generated objects to the server computer for storage and selective retransmission to the computers. Additionally, the server stores all user-generated objects from all the client computers and selectively controls transmission of all user-generated objects to respective ones of the computers responsive to the respective assigned identifier.
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