07844889 is referenced by 35 patents and cites 47 patents.

Apparatus, methods and software for creating resolution-independent display of Internet (Web) content to allow Web pages to be scaled (zoomed) and panned for better viewing and/or to fit any resolution or screen size. According to one aspect, novel client-side processing of markup language-based Web content is provided that employs a rendering engine to interpret original page layout information. The page layout information is scaled and employed to enable the Web content to be rapidly rendered, zoomed, and panned. According to another aspect, display lists are generated to provide further enhancements in rendering speed. According to other aspects, bounding boxes are generated and scaled to lay out text and/or images on scaled Web content that is used to facilitate browsing of Web pages with zooming and panning.

Title
Resolution independent display of internet content
Application Number
11/735482
Publication Number
7844889 (B2)
Application Date
April 15, 2007
Publication Date
November 30, 2010
Inventor
Scott A Sherman
Seattle
WA, US
Gary B Rohrabaugh
Bellingham
WA, US
Agent
Law Office of R Alan Burnett
Assignee
SoftView
WA, US
IPC
G06F 17/00
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