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US-7,319,988 System and method for processing protected audio information
A method and apparatus of encouraging distribution, registration, and purchase of free copyable software and other digital information which is accessed on a...
US-7,319,973 Method of estimating expected revenues from business directory books
A new system of analyzing advertising revenue derivation is provided that is particularly useful for predicting an amount of revenue that can be expected from...
US-7,319,965 Method and apparatus to control the operating speed of a manufacturing facility
A method and apparatus for controlling the operating speed of a manufacturing facility is disclosed. It includes determining a desired operating speed that is...
US-7,319,742 Voice information storage and retrieval system and method
Methods and systems are provided for allowing a telecommunications services subscriber to call a voice information application from a wireline or wireless...
US-7,318,200 Master data framework
A system for organizing data is provided that includes a default template library and a universe of fields, each of the fields selectable by a user to apply to a...
US-7,318,066 System and method for generating automatic user interface for arbitrarily complex or large databases
A software system automatically and dynamically generates a fully functional user interface (UI) based upon, and connected directly to, an underlying data model...
US-7,317,959 System and method for modeling and/or executing software applications, especially MES applications
The invention relates to a system and a method for modelling and executing business processes in MES systems (manufacturing execution systems) or manufacturing...
US-7,317,404 Method and apparatus for collecting and displaying consumption data from a meter reading system
A method and an apparatus for collecting and displaying real-time utility consumption data and an estimate of utility costs from various utility metering modules...
US-7,316,008 Method and system for extracting business logic from computer code
A method for extracting business logic from computer code is disclosed. The computer code has a number of statements. According to the method, the statements are...
US-7,315,853 Service-oriented architecture for accessing reports in legacy systems
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for leveraging legacy reports in a service-oriented architecture include receiving search conditions...
US-7,315,836 Method for obtaining and allocating investment income based on the capitalization of intellectual property
The present invention relates to methods of valuing intellectual property assets and methods of securitizing such assets. The present invention provides a means...
US-7,315,392 Testing method for extended capabilities port of printers and fixture thereof
A method of testing the extended capabilities port of printers involves connecting D0.about.D3 with 4 status signal pins, D4.about.D7 to the control signal pins,...
US-7,313,722 System and method for failover
A node 1 and a node 2 are in a mutual failover relationship and share information used in failover through a shared LU. Of filesystems FS1A, FS1B that are...
US-7,313,624 Method and system for providing an on-line service and computer readable storage medium
In an online service providing system, a user PC can receive services without paying attention to business hours and line identifier numbers of service points....
US-7,313,615 Communications management using weights and thresholds
A method for managing communications including receiving a multitude of communication attempts from a multitude of communication sources. For each communication...
US-7,313,539 Method and system for reserving future purchases of goods or services
A method and system for reserving future purchases of goods or services. A server network device provides to a client network device via a computer network, a...
US-7,313,533 Systems and methods for monitoring and controlling business level service level agreements
Systems and methods for monitoring and controlling business level SLAs (Service level Agreements), and more particularly, systems and method for monitoring and...
US-7,313,324 SONET outage impact measurement technique
An accurate method of reporting "minutes of outage" for a SONET facility applies a set of business rules and hierarchical definitions to delete certain minutes...
US-7,311,248 Method and system for automatically detecting fraudulent applications
A system and method are provided for automatically detecting fraudulent applications. The system receives application data from one or more clients and compares...
US-7,310,676 Method and computer system for matching mobile device users for business and social networking
A business or social networking method is operative in a server. The method enables mobile device users to meet one another, on a permission basis. The...
US-7,310,498 Communication protocol for personal computer system human interface devices over a low bandwidth,...
A system and method for maintaining communications with a radio frequency (RF) peripheral device such as an RF input device and an RF output device. A computer...
US-7,309,602 Compositions and methods for producing fermentation products and residuals
The present invention provides compositions and methods designed to increase value output of a fermentation reaction. In particular, the present invention...
US-7,308,818 Impact-sensing and measurement systems, methods for using same, and related business methods
Impact-sensing and measurement systems are disclosed, especially for use in contact sports and related activities that involve exchanges of impacts or blows. The...
US-7,308,425 Method, system and medium for assisting a user in evaluating a merchant in an electronic marketplace
Various computer-implemented services are disclosed for assisting users in selecting items from an electronic catalog, and for selecting merchants with which to...
US-7,308,417 Method for creating and displaying a multi-dimensional business model comparative static
A systemic logic method is used to convert objective and subjective data into meaningful business information. A graphical representation is created to allow the...
US-7,308,265 Device and methods for acquiring a public land mobile network of a mobile station and providing public land...
Methods for acquiring a public land mobile network (PLMN) of a mobile station and providing PLMN information of a base station in a cellular communication system...
US-7,308,081 Methods and systems for telephony call completion
The present invention is directed to processing calls to busy telecommunications lines. In one embodiment, the presence of a subscriber accessing a computer...
US-7,305,678 Method and system for reducing synchronization waits when allocating sequenced identifiers in a multi-threaded...
A method, a system, an apparatus, and a computer program product are presented for reducing synchronization waits when unique sequential identifiers are being...
US-7,305,624 Method for limiting Internet access
A method for limiting Internet access via the World Wide Web is disclosed. The method may be used to help provide a safe Internet experience for children, to...
US-7,305,419 Hierarchical reference data management system and method
Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods of managing hierarchical reference data. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a...
US-7,305,412 System and method for conversion from graphical business process representations to structural text-based...
Conversion from a graphical representation to a structural, text-based representation of a business process. A method and system identifies shared nodes in the...
US-7,305,351 System and method for managing risk and opportunity
A method of projecting a future condition of a business entity by identifying a plurality of risks and a plurality of opportunities for the business entity and...
US-7,304,983 Methods and systems for enhancing internet call- waiting messages
Methods and systems are disclosed for notifying a called station of an incoming call. The called station has a busy status as a result of a connection to a data...
US-7,303,678 Method for treating wastewater
A variable process for treating wastewater at a localized sewage treatment system positioned at the site of the wastewater generation is disclosed. Wastewater...
US-7,302,639 Report system and method using prompt in prompt objects
A system that incorporates prompt objects in a report definition to enable a user to specify answers to questions to customize a reporting system, decision...
US-7,302,429 Customizable electronic commerce comparison system and method
In a consumer information system, a method of comparing products and services including providing product specific information, providing merchant specific...
US-7,302,421 System and method for transforming and using content in other systems
A computer system and method is disclosed that transforms data for use in other applications. Several client workstations and servers are coupled together over a...
US-7,302,391 Methods and apparatus for performing speech recognition over a network and using speech recognition results
Techniques for generating, distributing, and using speech recognition models are described. A shared speech processing facility is used to support speech...
US-7,302,051 System and method for providing an automatic telephone call back from information provided at a data terminal
The system and method provides an automatic telephone call back in response to a request for assistance made at a remote data terminal by an inquiring party. The...
US-7,301,115 System and method of identifying and sorting response services mail pieces in accordance with plural levels of...
A method to reduce lost postal revenue by identifying and sorting a mail piece by determining whether algorithmically-resolved image data corresponding to the...
US-7,299,464 System and method for transferring data between virtual machines or other computer entities
A method for communication between first and second computer programs having a shared memory. The first computer program has a first work dispatcher for a first...
US-7,296,217 Electronic transaction document system
The present invention includes an electronic business transaction method for conducting a business transaction over a computer network. The method includes...
US-7,296,097 Memory card and initialization setting method thereof to avoid initializing operation failure in a memory card
Whether an initial command outputted from a host is `CMD1` or `CMD55+CMD41` is detected with an initial command detection portion 8, and the result of detection...
US-7,296,058 Systems and methods for managing email
The invention provides for systematic email induction. Email is automatically scanned for email content. The content is then extracted and automatically loaded...
US-7,296,036 Method and apparatus for storing and retrieving business contact information in a computer system
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for storing information in a computer system, and for retrieving the information from the computer system....
US-7,295,998 Methods and systems for managing tax audit information
A method for managing tax audit (TA) information for a business entity using a server system is provided. The server system is coupled to a centralized database...
US-7,295,116 Architecture, programming model and API'S
The subject invention provides a system and/or a method that facilitates employing a model based at least upon a framework, wherein the model can be utilized to...
US-7,293,174 Method of enabling consumer privacy using personal storage device
The present invention discloses a software method for creating a multilevel customer database that provides consumer data privacy via a smart card or other...
US-7,293,110 Federated multiprotocol communication
Methods, apparatus, and business techniques are disclosed for use in distributed communication systems comprising a plurality of communication protocols. In one...
US-7,293,061 Negotiated wireless peripheral security systems
Methods, apparatus, and business techniques are disclosed for use in mobile network communication systems. A mobile unit such as a smart phone is preferably...
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