Patent Number: 6,434,604

Title: Chat system allows user to select balloon form and background color for displaying chat statement data

Abstract: When a chat client receives a message including a nickname 201 of a sender, a statement 202, a user ID 203, and a balloon form number 204, retrieves a color table 301 based on the user ID and retrieves a form table 302 based on the balloon form number. The chat client displays the nickname and the statement in the balloon form with the retrieved color.

Inventors: Harada; Katsutoshi (Tokyo, JP), Moriya; Hiroki (Tokyo, JP), Sato; Shoichi (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Network Community Creation, Inc.

International Classification: H04L 29/08 (20060101); H04L 12/18 (20060101); H04L 29/06 (20060101); G06F 015/16 ()

Expiration Date: 08/13/2019