Method and apparatus for opening and launching a web browser in response to an audible signal

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7536478

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20080133707A1

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11876208

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The present invention disclosed and claimed herein comprises a system and method for launching a web browser on a network comprising a computer having an all new input interface and a communication interface coupled to a computer network; said audio input coupled to the audio output of a source for receiving an audio signal having encoded therein a unique code that is associated with a predetermined destination on the network; and a program operable on said computer responsive to receipt and decoding of the audio signal received from the source for interacting with connections of the computer to a web site available on the computer network wherein the location of the predetermined destination is not stored in a computer.

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RPX CORPORATIONSAN FRANCISCO, CA2338

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Mathews, David Kent Carrollton , US 54 2131
Philyaw, Jeffry Jovan Dallas , US 123 5101

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