Technologies for following participants in a video conference

  • US 10,334,208 B2
  • Filed: 03/13/2018
  • Issued: 06/25/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/21/2017
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method comprising:

  • generating a graphical interface for an electronic conference comprising a group of participants, the graphical interface displaying an active participant in a first display region and a panel of respective graphical participant representations in a second display region, wherein the panel only concurrently displays a subset of the respective graphical representations that fits within a length of the second display region, and wherein the panel is scrollable to adjust the subset of the respective graphical representations that are concurrently displayed by the panel;

    receiving, via the graphical interface, an input requesting to place at least one of the respective graphical participant representations on a location of the first display region of the graphical interface;

    based on the input, updating the graphical interface to display the at least one of the respective graphical participant representations in the location of the first display region;

    receiving a second input via the graphical interface, the second input requesting to move a respective one of the at least one of the respective graphical participant representations out of the location in the first display region and back to the panel in the second display region; and

    based on the second input, updating the graphical interface to display the respective one of the at least one of the respective graphical participant representations in the panel.

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