Interactive wireless device communication system for meetings and conferences

  • US 20120072506A1
  • Filed: 07/15/2011
  • Published: 03/22/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/23/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for defining and controlling a conference using conference software executing on a computer system, the method comprising:

  • storing conference information associated with the conference, the conference information including a database with a conference location and a list of attendees of the conference, the attendees registered to attend the conference at the conference location;

    associating, in the database, first and second ones of the attendees with respective first and second real identities;

    assigning, in the database, first and second personal proxies to the respective first and second ones of the attendees;

    communicating, during the conference, with a first wireless device of the first attendee and a second wireless device of the second attendee to convey updated conference information, the updated conference information including the list of attendees from the database in the computer system;

    receiving from the first attendee, a message directed to the second attendee using the second personal proxy; and

    directing the message to the second attendee using the second real identity.

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