@Mediplay’s Scott Donley Latest 2 Apply 4 Patent
Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief
Mediplay is a digital signage system built uniquely for medical practices, it’s described as “Engaging motion graphics and text are displayed (without audio) on a TV in the waiting room”.
Pioneering? Well you would need to decide but the latest hacker to try it on with a patent is Scott Donley.
United States Patent Application #20120324342 ‘Methods, Systems, and Computer Program Products for Generating a Media Presentation for Digital Signage‘ is described as “A method of generating a media presentation includes receiving a request to create a template, the template comprising a page, receiving a selection of a layout from a plurality of layouts for the page, the layout specifying positions of display windows on the page, and saving the template”.
Filed June 14, 2012, published December 20, 2012.
December 20th, 2012 at 19:27 @852
Sure does not look like an invention to me. Templates existed already. Multiple zones existed already. Maybe he created a nice side app to his CMS, but its all from prior art. Titillating pics on the home page though, cheers!
December 21st, 2012 at 15:31 @688
December 23rd, 2012 at 13:16 @594
If it looks like a duck quakes like a duck it’s usually a duck. Patent what? A big waste of time. What a jokster and they chargeoney for this?