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Marvin M Theimer, Michael J Spreitzer, Mark D Weiser, Richard J Goldstein, Douglas B Terry, William N Schilit, Roy Want: Selective delivery of electronic messages in a multiple computer system based on context and environment of a user. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, February 20, 1996: US05493692 (997 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a method for selectively delivering electronic messages to an identified user or users in a system of mobile and fixed devices, including multiple display devices and multiple users, based on the context of the system and the environment of the identified user. Electr ...


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Marvin M Theimer, Michael J Spreitzer, Mark D Weiser, Richard J Goldstein, Scott A Elrod, Daniel C Swinehart, William N Schilit, Robert T Krivacic, Roy Want: Method for granting a user request having locational and contextual attributes consistent with user policies for devices having locational attributes consistent with the user request. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, September 10, 1996: US05555376 (632 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a method for superimposing prespecified locational, environmental, and contextual controls on user interactions, including interactions of mobile users, with computational resources. A system is described for electronically monitoring contextual information concerning ...


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Marvin M Theimer, Michael J Spreitzer, Mark D Weiser, Richard J Goldstein, Daniel C Swinehart, William N Schilit, Roy Want: Specifying and establishing communication data paths between particular media devices in multiple media device computing systems based on context of a user or users. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, September 22, 1998: US05812865 (592 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a system of multiple devices and multiple users, wherein the identity and location of each device and user may be known to the system. A method is described for establishing media connections between at least a first user and a second user based on the context of the ...


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Marvin M Theimer, Michael J Spreitzer, Mark D Weiser, Richard J Goldstein, Scott A Elrod, Daniel C Swinehart, William N Schilit, Robert T Krivacic, Roy Want: Method for triggering selected machine event when the triggering properties of the system are met and the triggering conditions of an identified user are perceived. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, February 11, 1997: US05603054 (582 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a method for superimposing prespecified locational, environmental, and contextual controls on user interactions, including interactions of mobile users, with computational resources. A system is described for electronically monitoring contextual information concerning ...


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Marvin M Theimer, Michael J Spreitzer, Mark D Weiser, Richard J Goldstein, Scott A Elrod, Daniel C Swinehart, William N Schilit, Robert T Krivacic, Roy Want: Method for selectively performing event on computer controlled device whose location and allowable operation is consistent with the contextual and locational attributes of the event. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, March 11, 1997: US05611050 (496 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a method for superimposing prespecified locational, environmental, and contextual controls on user interactions, including interactions of mobile users, with computational resources. A system is described for electronically monitoring contextual information concerning ...


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Mark J Stefik, Daniel G Bobrow, Stuart K Card, Michalene M Casey, Richard J Goldstein, Michael G Lamming, Jock D Mackinlay, Roy Want, George G Robertson, Mark D Weiser, Daniel M Russell: Interactive contents revealing storage device. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, June 25, 1996: US05530235 (490 worldwide citation)

A Document Card (DocuCard) for storing documents and which is content revealing. The DocuCard is a transportable unit having a nonvolatile storage means for storing information in a digital form, a control processor for processing user initiated functions; an I/O port for interfacing to external dev ...


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Marvin M Theimer, Michael J Spreitzer, Mark D Weiser, Richard J Goldstein, Scott A Elrod, Daniel C Swinehart, William N Schilit, Robert T Krivacic, Roy Want: System for granting ownership of device by user based on requested level of ownership, present state of the device, and the context of the device. Xerox Corporation, R Christine Jacobs, Tracy L Hurt, August 6, 1996: US05544321 (477 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a method for superimposing prespecified locational, environmental, and contextual controls on user interactions, including interactions of mobile users, with computational resources. A system is described for electronically monitoring contextual information concerning ...


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Roy Want, Norman I Adams, Richard J Goldstein, William N Schilit, Michael M Tso: Method and system for maintaining processing continuity to mobile computers in a wireless network. Xerox Corporation, October 8, 1996: US05564070 (168 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed for maintaining processing continuity in a network having a network accessible application and an intermittently connected wireless mobile unit. A transceiver is connected to the network for wireless communication with the mobile unit, and a gateway connected to the network is ...


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Mark D Weiser, Richard J Goldstein, Roy Want, Brent B Welch, Scott A Elrod, David A Maltz, William N Schilit, Marvin M Theimer: Method and system for the dynamic selection, allocation and arbitration of control between devices within a region. Xerox Corporation, January 16, 1996: US05485634 (82 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for servicing requests by a mobile controller to utilize stationary or mobile resources present within a partitioned communication cell such as an office or room in a building. The mobile controller has a control signal mechanism for generating control request signals to modify ...


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Richard J Goldstein: System, method and article of manufacture for knowledge-based password protection of computers and other systems. Xerox Corporation, August 23, 2005: US06934860 (58 worldwide citation)

A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for password protecting user access to a computer system. One or more images are displayed to a user. The user is then required to perform a sequence of actions involving the images. The performed sequence of actions is compared with a predefi ...