US Patent No. 10,172,141

SYSTEM, METHOD, AND STORAGE MEDIUM FOR HIERARCHICAL MANAGEMENT OF MOBILE DEVICE NOTIFICATIONS


Patent No. 10,172,141
Issue Date January 01, 2019
Title System, Method, And Storage Medium For Hierarchical Management Of Mobile Device Notifications
Inventorship Inseok Hwang, Austin, TX (US)
Su Liu, Austin, TX (US)
Eric J. Rozner, Austin, TX (US)
Chin Ngai Sze, Austin, TX (US)
Assignee International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,172,141

1. A system comprising:a notification controller comprising one or more processors; and
a memory storing code that is executable by the notification controller to:
determine a context for a plurality of mobile devices;
determine, for the context, a hierarchical ranking for the plurality of mobile devices wherein a first mobile device of the plurality of mobile devices is higher-ranked than at least one second mobile device of the plurality of mobile devices; and
communicate a command selected by the higher-ranked first mobile device to modify a detectability of one or more notification settings of the at least one second mobile device that is lower-ranked than the first mobile device.