Systems and methods for providing a similar offline viewing experience of online web-site content

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8001471
APP PUB NO 20070204057A1
SERIAL NO

11478066

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The present invention provides a comprehensive development platform and client-side technology for intelligent and cost-effective delivery of video, audio and broadband content over a network, such as the Internet, to desktop, mobile computing, and network connected devices. In one embodiment of the present invention, an intelligent delivery system (IDS) delivers offline content on a client that provides a user experience similar to corresponding content accessed via a network, such as content experienced by a user visiting a web-site on the Internet. Through a background delivery process, the IDS transparently provides offline content automatically to the client. A user may display online content via a browser the first time visiting a content provider, such as a web-site, and from thereafter, the IDS automatically provides a second application to display offline content downloaded from the content provider. The user interface provided by the offline content stored on the client has a substantially similar appearance and behavior to the user interface presented by the online content. Using the second application locally on the client, the user displays and experiences offline content substantially similar to and corresponding to portions of the online content communicated via the Internet. For example, the user may display in the second application a high-definition video from storage of the client in a user interface that is substantially similar to the user interface of the web-site for streaming video.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEMAUSTIN, TX2234
YAHOO! INC.SUNNYVALE, CA660

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Clogston, William Weymouth, US 3 190
Shaver, Robert Watertown, US 22 408

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