Patent Number: 7,765,322

Title: System for executing a multimedia resource

Abstract: A system for executing a multimedia resource, for use in an environment having a first multimedia resource comprising an associated first tag, a set of multimedia resources comprising an associated set of tags, an executing component for executing the first multimedia resource. The system comprises a comparator, responsive to the first multimedia resource being executed, for comparing a second tag of the set of tags with the first tag, to determine whether a second multimedia resource is compatible with the first multimedia resource; a determining component, responsive to the second resource being compatible with the first resource, for determining in accordance with at least one rule, whether the second multimedia resource has a higher priority than the first multimedia resource; and a control component, responsive to a determination that the second multimedia resource has the higher priority, for controlling the executing component to execute the second multimedia resource.

Inventors: Gale; Martin J. (Eastleigh, GB), Hughes; Ian (Southampton, GB)

Assignee: International Business Machines, Corporation

International Classification: G06F 15/173 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/27/12018