Zoom Video Communications had one patents in social media during Q4 2023. Zoom Video Communications Inc has developed a system where a third party application can control a client through a software platform. The third party application sends a control command to a microservice, which then generates an event socket command and transmits it to a PBX server over a TCP connection. The PBX server then sends the command to the client based on a binding status between the third party application and the client. GlobalData’s report on Zoom Video Communications gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Zoom Video Communications grant share with social media as a theme is 0% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: Third party application control of a client (Patent ID: US20230344893A1)

The patent filed by Zoom Video Communications Inc. describes a method and system for a third-party application to control a client on a software platform. The third-party application sends a control command to a microservice, which generates an event socket command based on the control command. This event socket command is then transmitted to a PBX server over a TCP connection, which further transmits the command to the client based on a binding status indicating a connection between the third-party application and the client. The system allows for functions to be performed by the client based on the control command received.

The method and system outlined in the patent involve receiving control commands from a first client through a third-party application, generating event socket commands, and transmitting them to a PBX server for further communication with the client. The system also includes features such as receiving call status changes, obtaining binding status from a database, and enabling communication between the third-party application and the PBX server. The patent covers various applications of the system, including customer relationship management, social media, and messaging applications, as well as specific functions like changing speaker volume, placing calls on hold, transferring calls, and more.

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