System and method for transmission of data

CAFC
  • US 8,601,154 B2
  • Filed: 01/31/2011
  • Issued: 12/03/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/26/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method to transmit data from an information source via a central broadcast server to remote computing devices, the method comprising:

  • (a) generating data at the information source, wherein the information source is associated with an online service relating to the generated data;

    (b) identifying one or more users that have subscribed to receive a notification relating to the generated data;

    (c) transmitting the generated data to a central broadcast server configured to process the generated data using at least one parser and transmit the processed data to receivers communicatively coupled with remote computing devices associated with subscribed users, wherein the central broadcast server;

    (i) comprises one or more servers associated with a parser to parse the generated data received from the information source;

    (ii) is communicatively coupled to at least one information gateway, the information gateway configured to build data blocks from the parsed data and assign addresses to the data blocks; and

    (iii) is communicatively coupled to at least one transmission gateway, the transmission gateway configured to prepare the addressed data blocks for transmission to the receivers and configured to cause the addressed data blocks to be transmitted to the receivers, and wherein the transmission is made whether the remote computing devices are online or offline from a data channel associated with the remote computing devices.

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