Method and apparatus for information exchange over a web based environment

DC CAFC
  • US 8,713,442 B2
  • Filed: 04/05/2011
  • Issued: 04/29/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/06/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for supporting virtual presentation between a plurality of users in a collaboration system, the method comprising:

  • displaying a first user interface comprising metadata of files and folders, residing in a server or in at least one computing device, on a first end-user device to allow a first user to select one selected file or one selected folder from the metadata displayed and request metadata of the selected file or folder to be posted to a second interface;

    causing the server to store the metadata information, but not content, of the selected file or the selected folder according to the request for the posting received from the first end-user device; and

    displaying to a second user the stored metadata of the selected file or the selected folder including to display a graphic indicator of the selected file or folder in the second user interface on a second end-user device to allow the second users access to the content of the selected file or folder through the stored metadata displayed in the second end-user interface.

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