Network conferencing using method for distributed computing and/or distributed objects

  • US 7,526,524 B2
  • Filed: 05/26/2004
  • Issued: 04/28/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/26/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of conducting a conference amongst peer to peer participants, comprising:

  • initializing the conference amongst at least one upstream participant communications device and at least one downstream participant communications device;

    prior to the conference,communicating a library of digital objects to the upstream participant communications device,communicating the library of digital objects from the upstream participant communications device to the downstream participant communications device;

    during the conference,communicating a synchronization command from a host communications device to the upstream participant communications device, wherein the synchronization command further instructs the upstream participant communications device to present the object from the library of digital objects,communicating the synchronization command from the upstream participant communications device to the downstream participant communications device, wherein the synchronization command further instructs the downstream participant communications device to present the object from the library of digital objects; and

    receiving a synchronization acknowledgment from the upstream participant communications device, the synchronization acknowledgment identifying the upstream participant communications device and the downstream participant communications device, the synchronization acknowledgement further confirming a successful presentation of the object to the upstream participant communications device and to the downstream participant communications device.

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