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D David Nason, Volodymyr Syedach, John R Kennedy: Method and system for controlling a complementary user interface on a display surface. xSide Corporation, Michael J Donohue, Davis Wright Tremaine, May 10, 2005: US06892359 (85 worldwide citation)

An alternate display content controller provides a technique for controlling a video display separately from and in addition to the content displayed on the operating system display surface. Where the display is a computer monitor, the alternate display content controller interacts with the computer ...


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D David Nason, Thomas C O Rourke, J Scott Campbell: Secondary user interface. xSide Corporation, Seed Intellectual Property Law Group Pllc, August 1, 2002: US20020101452-A1

A method for creating and accessing a graphical user interface in the overscan area outside the area of the display normally utilized by the common operating systems. This normal display area is generally known as the “desktop”. The desktop serves as a graphical user interface to the operating syste ...