Patent published on March 5, 2024

RingCentral Patent: Easily Fixing Mistakes in Chat Messages

RingCentral Patent: Revolutionizing Chat Messaging with Deep Message Editing

New York, NY - In the fast-paced world of online communication, typos, inaccuracies, and errors in chat messages have become all too common. These mistakes can often lead to confusion, miscommunication, and a breakdown in the flow of conversation. However, a new patent from RingCentral, titled "System and Method for Deep Message Editing in a Chat Communication Environment" (patent number: US11924154B2), aims to solve these issues by introducing an innovative solution that ensures seamless editing in chat messages.

The core problem addressed by this patent is the dependency between subsequent chat messages and prior messages that have been modified. In today's chat communication environments, it is not uncommon for individuals to realize that a posted chat message contains errors that need to be corrected. However, modifying a prior chat message can create a ripple effect, rendering subsequent messages that reference or depend on the original message unclear or nonsensical.

RingCentral's patent proposes a comprehensive system and method that automatically identifies the dependencies between subsequent and prior chat messages. Through advanced algorithms and machine learning techniques, it determines whether changes made to the prior message can safely be propagated to subsequent messages. This innovative approach ensures that subsequent messages remain relevant and coherent even after the modification of a prior message.

One of the key advantages of RingCentral's invention is its ability to discern whether changes made to a prior chat message are minor, such as typos or grammatical errors, that do not affect the underlying meaning and substance of the message. In such cases, where the message is not referenced, quoted, copied, or shared by others, the messaging platform allows these changes to be automatically propagated to subsequent chat messages. This ensures that minor errors can be easily corrected without disrupting the overall flow of the conversation.

Imagine a scenario where an important business decision is discussed in a team collaboration chat room. One team member accidentally types "we shoud proceed" instead of "we should proceed." With the deep message editing patent implemented, the team member can correct the error in their message, and the subsequent chat messages that reference the original message will also be automatically updated accordingly. This eliminates confusion and ensures that the entire conversation remains coherent.

It is important to note that this patent, while groundbreaking in its approach, does not guarantee its immediate appearance in the market. However, the potential impact of RingCentral's invention in improving chat communication environments cannot be understated. As people increasingly depend on online collaboration, this patent offers a glimpse into a future where real-time editing and seamless communication are the norm.

In conclusion, RingCentral's patent, "System and Method for Deep Message Editing in a Chat Communication Environment," proposes an innovative solution to address the dependency issues that arise from modifying prior chat messages. By automatically identifying and updating subsequent messages, this patent ensures that chat conversations remain clear, coherent, and error-free. While the future implementation of this technology remains uncertain, the potential benefits it offers in the realm of online communication are undeniable.

P.S. It is important to note that this article is based on a patent and there is no guarantee that the technology described will be commercially available.


Title: System and Method for Deep Message Editing in a Chat Communication Environment

Patent Number: US11924154B2

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