Video display mode automatic switching system and method

  • US 6,744,460 B1
  • Filed: 10/04/2000
  • Issued: 06/01/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/04/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A switching system for automatically determining a display mode for a video display device comprising:

  • a timer, configured to monitor a duration of each of a plurality of signals, the signals being from a source at each of multiple endpoints; and

    a switching processor coupled to the timer and to a video switching module, configured to determine an appropriate display mode from the available display modes, wherein available display modes are single-window display and multiple-window display, based upon a comparison of the duration of each of the signals with at least one predefined parameter.

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