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  • US 10,397,639 B1
  • Filed: 09/01/2017
  • Issued: 08/27/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/29/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A presentation device, comprising:

  • a non-transitory memory storing instructions and a plurality of applications including a first media player application, a second media player application, and a third application;

    a touchscreen; and

    one or more processors in communication with the non-transitory memory and the touchscreen, wherein the one or more processors execute the instructions to;

    present, utilizing the touchscreen, a first media player application window associated with the first media player application;

    detect, utilizing the touchscreen, a predetermined input;

    in response to the detection of the predetermined input, present, utilizing the touchscreen, a control user interface adjacent and exterior to the first media player application window associated with the first media player application, the control user interface including a plurality of non-overlapping selectable representations identifying a subset of the plurality of applications that are executed, the selectable representations including;

    a second media player application window representation associated with the second media player application and having a first order attribute, and a third application window representation associated with the third application and having a second order attribute;

    detect, utilizing the touchscreen, a selection of one of the selectable representations of the control user interface including the second media player application window representation associated with the second media player application;

    in response to the detection of the selection of the one of the selectable representations of the control user interface, indicate that the second media player application is allowed to play one or more media streams in addition to the first media player application being allowed to play one or more other media streams, where the first media player application window associated with the first media player application is simultaneously presented, utilizing the touchscreen, with a second media player application window associated with the second media player application, such that the first media player application window is presented with at least one first input control and the second media player application window is presented with at least one second input control, the at least one first input control and the second input control each including at least one of a play input control or a pause input control;

    detect, utilizing the touchscreen, a selection of the at least one first input control presented with the first media player application window;

    in response to the detection of the selection of the at least one first input control presented with the first media player application window, present, utilizing the touchscreen, a first media stream in the first media player application window;

    detect, utilizing the touchscreen and while the first media stream is being presented in the first media player application window, a selection of the at least one second input control presented with the second media player application window; and

    in response to the detection of the selection of the at least one second input control presented with the second media player application window while the first media stream is being presented in the first media player application window, pause the presentation of the first media stream in the first media player application window, and present, utilizing the touchscreen, a second media stream in the second media player application window.

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