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US-7,249,049 Method and business process for the estimation of mean production for assemble-to-order manufacturing operations
A method for forecasting the mean production (the expected production) for a target planning period is provided. To begin this method, a user, or planner chooses...
US-7,249,035 Method and system for presenting custom-labeled surface material samples over a computer network
Preferred embodiments include associating surface material samples with a business entity within one or more computer databases wherein at least one of the...
US-7,248,680 Computer-based method and apparatus for controlling, monitoring, recording and reporting telephone access
A telephone station interface is provided with apparatus for detecting when a called party has or is attempting to patch or bridge one telephone call with...
US-7,246,748 Enabling the use of machine-readable codes
Methods and apparatus, including computer systems and program products, for enabling the use of machine-readable codes. A computer program receives data...
US-7,246,376 Method and apparatus for security management in a networked environment
In a networked environment, where multiple Internet Service Providers and multi-vendor equipment are involved in e-Business services and applications offering,...
US-7,246,305 Method and system for previewing and printing customized forms
A method and system for previewing and printing customized pages, such as business forms including invoices and billing statements. An author-created template...
US-7,246,254 System and method for automatically and dynamically optimizing application data resources to meet business...
A system and method to automatically and dynamically optimize available resources to meet application data availability and business objectives. In one...
US-7,246,149 Negotiated wireless peripheral 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...
US-7,246,144 Method and system for managing a plurality of enterprise business systems
An enterprise business process management system and method for definition and execution of business processes formed from portions of one or more business...
US-7,246,099 Method and system for updating electronic business cards
The present invention provides a method and system that allows individuals to maintain current contact information in another individual's contact software...
US-7,246,073 System for and method of performing corporate mileage service
A corporate mileage performing service system and a corporate mileage service performing method allow a corporation who has borne the expenses of business trips...
US-7,245,731 Device and method for communication of hearing aids
An energy-saving communication is made available in a hearing aid system. For this purpose the individual communication participants are given different...
US-7,243,311 Method and apparatus for supporting development of integrated circuit and a transactional business method...
A technology for promoting distribution of IPs which constitute part of an integrated circuit is provided. An LSI maker concludes a contract for business...
US-7,243,266 Computer system and detecting method for detecting a sign of failure of the computer system
A service AP conducting ordinary business processing is executed on a first OS. The first OS includes an operation recording controller for recording operation...
US-7,243,212 Processor-controller interface for non-lock step operation
Method and apparatus for non-lock-step operation between a processor and a controller is described. An instruction is provided from the processor to the...
US-7,243,124 Architecture for general purpose near real-time business intelligence system with client devices and methods...
A method of transferring a set of data elements to a recipient on a network, the network includes a set of devices registered to the recipient. The method also...
US-7,243,075 Real-time process for defining, processing and delivering a highly customized contact list over a network
A real-time, interactive system and method of building a list of contact records, such as a mailing list, on a computer network based on selected criteria. A...
US-7,242,776 Method and apparatus for the generation and distribution of random bits
A system (100) and method for the production and distribution of random bits is disclosed. The system uses a truly random source (102) to generate random data....
US-7,240,791 Method of packaging and selling natural stone
This invention comprises a unique method for the sale of natural stone, special packaging for the stone and a method of doing business to make the stone...
US-7,240,363 System and method for thwarting identity theft and other identity misrepresentations
Registered users including businesses attach a one-time-use identity verifier to as many financial and other transactions as they choose to protect themselves...
US-7,240,107 Self replicating installation method for operating system clusters
A method of copying an operating system image in a cluster computing environment that has virtually unlimited scale does not require the strict amounts of...
US-7,240,035 Method and apparatus for masking private mailing address information by manipulating delivery transactions
An online purchaser subscribes for substitute delivery address service with a delivery address service. The online purchaser provides the delivery address...
US-7,240,026 Method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for integration of online and offline commerce
Methods and apparatus are provided for integrating online and offline commerce. In one exemplary embodiment, a customer may select a first item from goods or...
US-7,239,871 Wireless communication of context sensitive content, systems methods and computer program product
The present invention pertains to systems, methods and computer program product that allows businesses, governments and other organizations to quickly and easily...
US-7,237,583 Multipurpose collapsible funnel
A collapsible funnel may be removably secured to a container, label or provided independently. In another aspect of the invention, a business method is disclosed...
US-7,237,184 Data property promotion system and method
A method for promoting properties for processing a message in a business automation system includes the steps of receiving a message which has a plurality of...
US-7,236,952 Invention in finance
Methods and processes for valuing a financial security, including mathematical and computational programming functions. A method and functions for portfolio...
US-7,236,940 Method and system for assessing and planning business operations utilizing rule-based statistical modeling
The principles of the present invention include a system and method for assessing business activities. The method includes retrieving historical data associated...
US-7,236,939 Peer-to-peer inter-enterprise collaborative process management method and system
A collaborative business process for modeling inter-enterprise collaboration (e.g., peer-to-peer (P2P) or business-to-business (B2B) interaction) that involves...
US-7,236,841 Method for fast manufacturing and assembling of hot runner systems
The method and apparatus of the present invention includes a computer implemented injection molding configuring subsystem which enables a customer to...
US-7,236,705 Methods and systems for aligning and maintaining alignment of point-to-point transceivers in a network
A digital data network uses network nodes incorporating infrared transceivers. Each node includes a plurality of infrared transceivers having transmitter and...
US-7,236,498 Method for selecting an outstation using a control center in a transmission system
The method serves for calling a substation (US.sub.m) by a central station (Z) in a transmission system for the purposes of information transmission by way of a...
US-7,236,485 Call forwarding method
The present invention relates to a call forwarding method for a web phone which connects to at least two networks and is mounted with at least two communication...
US-7,234,105 Methods and systems for providing a document with interactive elements to retrieve information for processing...
A computer-implemented method for processing data used by a business application consistent with the present invention may include receiving electronic form data...
US-7,233,915 Electronic activity and business system and method
An electronic system for regulating activity that includes a standard user interface that requires all information presented in the system to be formatted in a...
US-7,231,750 Method and system for creating mailpieces from a single continuous web of printed material
A method for creating mailpieces from a single web of printed material. The web of printed material includes printed matter to be used on envelopes, and other...
US-7,231,650 Method of geographically and financially expanding the business potential and commercial fall-out of local live...
A novel method of geographically and financially expanding the business potential and commercial fall-out of local live event performances, such as local rock or...
US-7,231,612 Computer-executable method for improving understanding of business data by interactive rule manipulation
Methods and systems operating in accordance with the present invention provide an interactive directed data analysis tool. The tool provides a user interface...
US-7,231,606 Method and system for testing websites
A method and system is provided for testing and analyzing websites via a test-enabled web browser. In the representative embodiment a user controls a...
US-7,231,353 System and method for recording and reporting consumer monetary commentary
A technique allows users to provide commentary by making monetary payments to a service provider who then publicly displays the company, product, or service's...
US-7,231,204 Method and apparatus for selective and automatic two-way beaming of related information to and from personal...
A method and system of automating two-way beaming of information from one handheld electronic device to another handheld electronic device. Specifically, the...
US-7,229,006 Systems and methods for remote account control
Systems and methods for remotely causing a request for authorization to charge a card, that is otherwise active, to be denied. In one embodiment, an access...
US-7,228,402 Predicate register file write by an instruction with a pending instruction having data dependency
A method to handle data dependencies in a pipelined computer system is disclosed. The method includes allocating a plurality of registers, enabling execution of...
US-7,228,355 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-7,228,288 Method of repeatedly securitizing intellectual property assets and facilitating investments therein
The present invention relates to methods of repeatedly valuing intellectual property assets and securitizing such assets. The present invention provides a means...
US-7,228,284 Method for routing and responding to sales leads between two organizations
Apparatus, method and system network for lead processing are described. More particularly, a web-based client-server system is described where a sales force...
US-7,227,314 Voltage equalization method and apparatus for low-voltage lighting systems
A method and apparatus to equalize the voltage across each light bulb in a low-voltage lighting system, commonly found in the yards of private homes and...
US-7,225,435 Method and system for eliminating redundant execution sequences that appear in workloads during workload...
The present invention provides a method and system for eliminating redundant execution sequences that appear in workloads during workload simulation on an...
US-7,225,332 Methods and apparatus to perform cryptographic operations on received data
Cryptographic operations are performed on data packets received by an electronic system. To improve system performance, incoming packets are associated with a...
US-7,225,211 Multi-class storage mechanism
System and method for implementing a file system across different storage classes in a storage system. Embodiments may define multiple classes of storage and...
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