System and method for presenting information in accordance with user preference

  • US 6,401,094 B1
  • Filed: 05/27/1999
  • Issued: 06/04/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/27/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A system for presenting information to a user on a workstation operated by the user in accordance with a preference specified by the user through the workstation, the system comprising:

  • a database server for storing the information; and

    an application server, in communication with the database server and the workstation, for receiving from the workstation a request for the information and an indication of the preference which has been specified by the user through the workstation, retrieving the information from the database server, dynamically formatting the information in accordance with the preference to form custom-formatted information and sending the custom-formatted information to the workstation.

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