Accession Number:

ADD019625

Title:

Computer Software for Converting a General Purpose Computer Network into an Interactive Communications System

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, Filed 23 Apr 1999

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-04-23

Pagination or Media Count:

66.0

Abstract:

Machine readable code stored in a memory converts a general purpose computer system into a dedicated White Board system facilitating collaboration between a plurality of users. Preferably, execution of the machine readable code generates a predetermined object placement tool for generating predetermined objects which are displayable at user-selected locations on a White Board screen, a text placement tool for generating text objects which are displayable at user-selected locations of the White Board screen, a hyperlink connection tool for generating active hyperlink objects which are displayable at user-selected locations on the White Board screen, a track object tool for placing active track objects which are displayable at user-selected locations on the White Board screen, a freehand drawing tool for generating freehand drawing objects which are displayable at user-selected locations on the White Board screen, a transmission device for transmitting all generated ones of the predetermined, the active hyperlink, the text, the active track, and the freehand drawing objects to each of the users, an accumulating device for accumulating the predetermined, the active hyperlink, the text, the active track, and the freehand drawing objects, and a filter device permitting selective transmission of the predetermined, the active hyperlink, the text, the active track, and the freehand drawing objects to users.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software
  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE