System and method for streamlining user interaction with electronic content

  • US 8,577,957 B2
  • Filed: 04/01/2009
  • Issued: 11/05/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/01/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer implemented method for interpreting on-line executable operations into streamlined operations, the method comprising:

  • receiving, by a computer system, electronic content through a communication interface, wherein the electronic content is hosted online by a server system;

    presenting, by the computer system, the electronic content to a user of the computer system through a graphical user interface;

    receiving, by the computer system, selection of at least one executable operation provided within the electronic content through the graphical user interface, wherein the at least one executable operation includes an executable operation hosted by the server system;

    determining that the at least one executable operation includes a local access operation on the computer system;

    transforming, based on the determining, the at least one executable operation into a remote access operation, the transforming comprising;

    identifying at least one characteristic of the at least one executable operation;

    accessing a profile to retrieve information on at least one available remote services responsive to the at least one identified characteristics of the executable operation;

    selecting an available remote service from the at least one available remote service;

    retrieving the service access information for the selected remote service;

    transforming, based on the at least one characteristic of the at least one executable operation and the service access information, the at least one executable operation into the remote access operation to utilize the remote service; and

    transmitting the remote access operation to the server system.

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