Space guidance and management system and method

  • US 10,225,707 B1
  • Filed: 03/26/2018
  • Issued: 03/05/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/05/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A guidance system for helping users locate specific affordance configurations for use within an open enterprise space, the system comprising:

  • a stationary display field located within the open enterprise space, the display field controlled to present glanceable guidance information to a system user;

    a database storing affordance configuration schedules and user schedules;

    a processor programmed to automatically perform the steps of;

    (i) determining that a first user is proximate the display field;

    (ii) in response to determining that the first user is proximate the display field, examining the first user'"'"'s schedule information to identify activities scheduled for the first user within a threshold period of time;

    (iii) determining, based on the first user'"'"'s schedule information, that the user is scheduled to participate in a collaborative activity within the threshold period of time;

    (iv) in response to determining that the user is scheduled to participate in the collaborative activity within the threshold period of time, examining the affordance configuration schedules to identify at least one affordance configuration within the enterprise space that is available and that is suitable for the collaborative activity; and

    (v) automatically presenting the identified at least one affordance configuration via the display field in a glanceable fashion as a suggestion to the first user as a location for the collaborative activity while the first user is proximate the display field.

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