Patent Number: 6,311,180

Title: Method for mapping and formatting information for a display device

Abstract: A system and method is disclosed for dynamically generating a display document to conform to a display device according to viewing preferences of a user of the display device. The method selects display elements from an application description file, and maps them on a display area in a functional manner. For each user, a predetermined user profile can indicate recommended viewing preferences so that a desired presentation of the information can be produced accordingly.

Inventors: Fogarty; John H. (Austin, TX)

Assignee: Linx Data Terminals, Inc.

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101); G06F 017/30 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018