Offline virtual participation in an online conference meeting

  • US 10,542,126 B2
  • Filed: 12/22/2014
  • Issued: 01/21/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/22/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for hosting an online meeting event, the method comprising:

  • sending, via a conference server, an invitation to an online meeting event having a meeting start time and a list of invited meeting participants;

    processing, via the conference server, a request to access the online meeting event from a network computing device of a meeting participant prior to the meeting start time based on a preselected threshold to determine whether the meeting participant can record a presentation;

    prompting, via the conference server, the meeting participant to record the presentation in response to the request meeting the preselected threshold, the prompting of the meeting participant to record the presentation does not occur in response to the request not meeting the preselected threshold;

    receiving, at the conference server, the recorded presentation for the online meeting event prior to the meeting start time, by the meeting participant;

    hosting, via the conference server, the online meeting event by;

    connecting one or more invited meeting participants to the conference server as online meeting participants via a connection between each of the one or more invited meeting participants and the conference server, the connecting occurring via the conference server initiating an opening of the connection to the one or more invited meeting participants;

    showing the meeting participant as a virtual presenter; and

    playing the recorded presentation in response to receiving another request for the virtual presenter to participate in the online meeting;

    recording the online meeting event, the online meeting event including at least the recorded presentation and one or more interactions between the online meeting participants; and

    saving the recording of the online meeting event, the recorded presentation associated with a timestamp, the one or more interactions between the online meeting participants associated with one or more other timestamps.

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