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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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Roy Want, Mark David Weiser, Anthony George LaMarca, David Goldberg: System and method for obtaining and using location specific information. Xerox Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, September 19, 2000: US06122520 (511 worldwide citation)

A location information system uses a positioning system, such as the civilian Navstar Global Positioning System (GPS), in combination with a distributed network. The location information system includes a radio transceiver for communicating to the distributed network and a GPS receiving system. 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 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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Kenneth P Fishkin, David Goldberg, Anuj Uday Gujar, Beverly L Harrison, Elizabeth D Mynatt, Maureen C Stone, Roy Want: Zoomorphic computer user interface. Xerox Company, December 12, 2000: US06160540 (263 worldwide citation)

A zoomorphic computer for controlling a computer system includes an animal or humanoid shaped shell having an attached transceiver for two way communication with a computer system. A position detecting unit determines position of the zoomorphic shell relative to the computer system, with change of p ...


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Mark D Weiser, Roy Want, Stephanie L Kozinski, Hans Juergen Boehm, Komal S Sethi: Personal storage device for application and data transfer. Xerox Corporation, Robert A Burtzlaff, November 9, 1999: US05982520 (221 worldwide citation)

A personal storage device for receipt, storage, and transfer of digital information to other electronic devices has a pocket sized crush resistant casing with a volume of less than about ten cubic centimeters. A processor is positioned within the casing cavity and attached to the crush resistant cas ...