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The present invention is directed to a system and method for managing state information related to an interactive application to accommodate one or more users participating in an interactive application session, wherein the state information comprises local state information specific to each of the one or more user's unique view of the interactive application and global state information. The system of the present invention may comprise a telecommunications network; an application server in communication with the telecommunications network for managing the global state information relative to all of the users participating in the interactive application session; and at least one mobile client device in communication with the application server over the telecommunications network for managing the local state information for each of the one or more users. The method of the present invention may comprise the steps of structuring the state information for optimized delivery over the telecommunications network; and transferring the state information over the telecommunications network.

Title
Method and system for improving the efficiency of state information transfer over a wireless communications network
Application Number
9/885977
Publication Number
6947761 (B2)
Application Date
June 22, 2001
Publication Date
September 20, 2005
Inventor
Steven Caliguri
Poway
CA, US
Richard Robinson
Temecula
CA, US
Doug Hutcheson
San Diego
CA, US
Agent
Reed Smith
Assignee
Leap Wireless International
CA, US
IPC
G06F 017/00
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