Methods, systems, and computer program products for coordinating playing of media streams

CAFC
  • US 8,983,264 B2
  • Filed: 03/08/2013
  • Issued: 03/17/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/21/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method comprising:

  • detecting, based on a first user interface element, a first media player that is assigned a first presentation focus allowing the first media player to play a first media stream in the first user interface element presented via a first presentation device;

    identifying a first change in the first presentation focus;

    determining, based on the first change, that the first media player is not assigned the first presentation focus;

    indicating that the detected first media player is not allowed to play the first media stream in the first user interface element, in response to the determining based on the first change;

    identifying a second change in the first presentation focus;

    determining, based on the second change, that the first media player is assigned the first presentation focus; and

    indicating that the first media player is allowed to play the first media stream in the first user interface element, in response to the determining based on the second change;

    wherein performing at least one of the preceding actions comprising the method includes execution of an instruction by a processor;

    wherein the first change in the first presentation focus is based on a releasing of the first presentation focus assigned to a second media player based on a second user interface element for presenting a second media stream by the second media player.

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