05761419 is referenced by 987 patents and cites 4 patents.

The invention concerns using multiple computers to hold a conference. Under the invention, an application program can run on a single computer, yet remote participants can issue commands to the program. Remote participants can watch the program operate, because the invention replicates the display window of the running program onto the displays of the remote computers. Any participant can make annotations on the participant's own computer display. The invention copies the annotations to the displays of the other participants.

Title
Remote collaboration system including first program means translating user inputs into annotations and running on all computers while second program means runs on one computer
Application Number
34313
Publication Number
5761419
Application Date
November 5, 1996
Publication Date
June 2, 1998
Inventor
Theresa M Pommier
Westmont
IL, US
Catherine M FitzPatrick
Winfield
IL, US
Allison A Carleton
Lisle
IL, US
Krista S Schwartz
Batavia
IL, US
Agent
George H Gates
Gregory A Welte
Assignee
NCR Corporation
OH, US
IPC
G09B 5/14
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