MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for auction an Internet search software portfolio from Missiontrek Ltd. Co., which provides quick extraction of relevant information and more targeted researching over the Internet. This lot will be included in the 18th ICAP Ocean Tomo IP Auction on March 20, 2013 at the Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park, California.
"We are excited to be offering this search software package to our global base of buyers. Searching the Internet has become a way of life at work and home, and these important enhancements boost efficiency and productivity with faster searching and relevant results with each query," says Dean Becker, CEO of ICAP Patent Brokerage.
Key Characteristics & Benefits
This IP sales offering includes two important software advancements for extracting portions of displayed web pages – or snippets – for quicker extraction of relevant information, as well as a system for more targeted research on the Internet by bringing highly relevant sites to the forefront within search results.
Web Snippets Capture, Storage, and Retrieval System
The system and method of this invention enables one or more users to collect pertinent information from selected web pages snippets in textual or graphical form. This patent provides advantages over traditional methods that are time consuming, messy, and do not facilitate sharing or grouping of information. This patent discloses a unique method for extracting and storing the portions of displayed web pages of particular interest to the user. In addition, it provides method for organizing and storing these snippets. Snippet organization involves saving the snippet in association with a category, or in association with a project or theme, thus, for example, enabling easy sharing amongst groups in a project scenario. This is a valuable tool for any person, organization, or business involved in research using the Internet.
Advanced and Targeted Internet Search
Focused research using traditional browsing methods is difficult because of the plethora of distracting news, ads, and other information designed to draw the attention of the user. Such distractions can act as an inhibiting factor in the effectiveness of the research. This patent covers systems and methods required to enable the creation of a summarized tour of URL links associated with a project or theme that can then be followed by a user. This patent allows users to locate useful sites efficiently and save site preferences for future access. This functionality results in more focused research and better monitoring of site history and reduces the time the user must spend in seeking the most pertinent information.
See this technical description of the improved search software IP sales offering.
To learn more about the assets available for sale in this portfolio:
Contact John Pryor of ICAP Patent Brokerage at +44(0)7587885131 or via email at John.Pryor@icap.com.
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