US 9,813,364 B2
Image display apparatus and method for operating the same
Kwonyul Choi, Seoul (KR)
Assigned to LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seoul (KR)
Filed by LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seoul (KR)
Filed on Dec. 17, 2013, as Appl. No. 14/109,443.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2012-0149316 (KR), filed on Dec. 20, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2014/0181698 A1, Jun. 26, 2014
Int. Cl. H04M 1/725 (2006.01); H04L 12/58 (2006.01); G06F 21/35 (2013.01); H04W 4/20 (2009.01); H04W 4/02 (2009.01); H04W 4/14 (2009.01)
CPC H04L 51/046 (2013.01) [H04L 51/20 (2013.01); G06F 21/35 (2013.01); H04L 51/04 (2013.01); H04L 51/10 (2013.01); H04M 1/72544 (2013.01); H04W 4/02 (2013.01); H04W 4/025 (2013.01); H04W 4/14 (2013.01); H04W 4/206 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An image display apparatus comprising:
a display displays a chat window and displays input conversation content in the chat window, wherein the chat window includes the input conversation content and an image indicating at least one external user;
a communication unit receives location information including direction information and distance information of the at least one external user; and
a controller coupled to the display and the communication unit,
wherein the controller is configured to:
display the input conversation content in the chat window,
when a specific word related the meeting place is displayed in the chatting window, generate and display a first object on the display indicating location information between a user of the image display apparatus and a first external user without displaying a map image in the chat window when entering into a conversation mode with the first external user,
based on the location information, generate an expected arrival time information of the first external user for a specific area, and
display a second object indicating the expected arrival time information without displaying the map image in the chat window,
wherein the first object includes an arrow object indicating direction information of the first external user, and a thickness object indicating distance information between the user of the image display apparatus and the first external user or distance information between a meeting place and the first external user,
wherein thickness of the thickness object increases as the distance information between the user of the image display apparatus and the first external user or the distance information between the meeting place and the first external user decreases, and
wherein the arrow object and the thickness object of the first object encircles a first image indicating the first external user, and the second object indicating the expected arrival time information is displayed below the first object.