System and method for simultaneous display of multiple information sources

  • US 9,032,317 B2
  • Filed: 02/05/2013
  • Issued: 05/12/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/29/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A system for communicating with multiple data sources, the system comprising:

  • a client device adapted for communication with a server device, wherein the client device includes a display device, a processor configured to execute instructions, and a memory connected to the processor, wherein the processor executes instructions to;

    display, using the display device, a grid of tiles, wherein a first tile of said grid of tiles is associated with a first data source residing on the server device, and a second tile of said grid of tiles is associated with a second data source, and wherein the first tile displays a current content from the first data source and the second tile displays a current content from the second data source; and

    check whether content in the first data source is updated relative to the current content of the first tile and, if so, display updated information from the first data source on the first tile.

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