Patent Number: 8,880,599

Title: Collection digest for a media sharing system

Abstract: A system and method are disclosed for providing a collection digest summarizing a shared media collection for presentation to a user. In one embodiment, a user device of a user joins a media sharing system including the user device and one or more other users devices, each associated with a sharing user and hosting a shared media collection of the sharing user. The user device obtains a collection digest from at least one of the other user devices that summarizes the shared media collection hosted by the at least one of the other user devices and presents the collection digest to the user. The collection digest may be used to assist the user in determining whether to access the shared media collection.

Inventors: Svendsen; Hugh (Chapel Hill, NC), Sutherland; Harold (San Jose, CA), Petersen; Steven L. (Los Gatos, CA)

Assignee: Eloy Technology, LLC

International Classification: G06F 15/16 (20060101); G06F 3/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00