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US-7,126,708 Method for enabling a photolab to process digital images and related data
A system and business method for enabling photolabs to provide digital image processing services, and at the same time, to provide the photolabs with the ability...
US-7,124,369 Multi-layer path explorer
The invention provides an improved method of exploring paths having multiple layers. Such paths may be through any of a number of types of networks, such as...
US-7,124,186 Method for communicating a live performance and an incentive to a user computer via a network in real time in...
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to system, method and apparatus for producing and differentially promoting, vending and distributing live...
US-7,124,165 Arrangement and method for displaying and sharing images
According to an aspect of the disclosure, the present invention provides methods and arrangements for using the internet and an internet access appliance to...
US-7,124,145 System and method for dynamic business logic rule integration
A system for dynamically integrating changes in rules governing business operations into a rule-implementing application program includes a dynamic business...
US-7,124,096 Query system for service availability according to customized criteria
A method, program, and system for checking the availability of goods and services by means of the Internet are provided. The invention comprises compiling a...
US-7,124,087 System and method for updating user home automation systems
A system and method for automatically contacting one or more contacts when a user makes travel plans. A profile is used to determine to which contacts messages...
US-7,123,697 Method and system for providing a call answering service between a source telephone and a target telephone
In a method and voice mail system for providing a call answering service between a source telephone and a target telephone, a voice mail system receives an...
US-7,121,429 Point-of-sale body powder dispensing system
A user interactive custom cosmetic powder color and effects dispensing system and method of doing business.
US-7,120,707 System using Internet electronic mail for communicating status of a monitored device to a monitoring device
A method and system for monitoring, controlling and diagnosing operation of a machine such as a business office machine including a facsimile machine, a copier,...
US-7,120,703 Transforming data automatically between communications parties in a computing network
Methods, systems, and computer program products for automatically transforming data or business messages to enable communication between parties in a distributed...
US-7,120,676 Transaction configuration system and method for transaction-based automated testing
A software product tests and monitors an Internet server system. Advantageously, the software product communicates with a web browser without the need for other...
US-7,120,643 Method, system, and storage medium for creating and maintaining an enterprise architecture
An exemplary embodiment of the invention relates to a method, system, and storage medium for creating and maintaining an enterprise architecture over a network....
US-7,120,632 Methods and systems for managing business information on a web site
A method for managing information on a web site for a business entity using a server system is provided. The server system is coupled to a centralized database...
US-7,120,629 Prospects harvester system for providing contact data about customers of product or service offered by business...
A system and method for providing profile data representing profiles of potential customers of a business enterprise. The system is based on an application...
US-7,120,611 Integrated electronic scale, and a system and method which uses the scale automatically to compute...
An electronic scale integrally formed within the housing of a piece of office equipment increases a user's work space in a home or business environment. The...
US-7,120,607 Business system and method using a distorted biometrics
A method of doing business is disclosed that transforms a biometric used by a user in a transaction. The transformation creates a distorted biometric. The...
US-7,120,592 Method, apparatus and processed for real time interactive online ordering and reordering and over the counter...
The Invention encompasses a system comprising a novel Volume Purchase Rebate Business Method, Volume Purchase Rebate Appliance sub-system, Volume Purchase Rebate...
US-7,120,488 Therapy-delivering portable medical device capable of triggering and communicating with an alarm system
A therapy-delivering, portable medical device (200) capable of triggering and/or communicating with an alarm system (100), as well as a related system and method...
US-7,120,239 System and method for providing no answer detail service for telephone calls that are not completed
Call detail service is provided using a trigger that only activates after the disposition of a telephone call is known, for example, a T-Busy and/or a...
US-7,117,449 Method and apparatus to present an integrated process modeler
A method and apparatus for an integrated process modeler is described. The modeler comprises a non-technical interface to permit design of a business process by...
US-7,117,215 Method and apparatus for transporting data for data warehousing applications that incorporates analytic data...
A method and apparatus for transporting data for a data warehousing application. Data is extracted from one or more source containing data having a standard data...
US-7,117,184 System and method for maintaining target response times in business methods
An embodiment of the present invention provides a method to establish and maintain response time goals for selected business logic contained in components, which...
US-7,117,161 Decision dynamics
The invention is a method and a system for analyzing a process in terms of the elements that are the drivers of the process. The invention evaluates a process in...
US-7,116,775 Apparatus and method for managing BLF information in an inter-networking system
An apparatus and corresponding method for managing busy lamp field (hereinafter, referred to as BLF) information in an inter-networking system are provided which...
US-7,116,771 Method for generalization of telephone signaling requirements to support multiple international marketplaces in...
A method for operating a telephony device accounts for variations in international standards for certain telephony operations, including hook flash...
US-7,114,146 System and method of dynamic service composition for business process outsourcing
A system and method for capturing a plurality of business requirements using a Business Process Outsourcing Language (BPOL), an XML representation for expressing...
US-7,113,959 System and method of using human resources data to generate printed products
Information stored in a corporate database is monitored and used to determine when certain business-related events have occurred. Event information is...
US-7,113,797 System, method and program product for scheduling meetings
System, method and program product for scheduling meetings. Two or more invitees for a meeting are identified. Each of the invitees has a wireless device with a...
US-7,111,938 Automatic lens design and manufacturing system
The present invention provides a method for designing and making a customized ophthalmic lens, such as a contact lens or an intraocular lens, capable of...
US-7,111,293 Method for increased concurrency in a computer system
A method for enhancing concurrency in a multiprocessor computer system is described. Various tasks in a computer system communicate using commonly accessible...
US-7,111,235 Business description vocabulary for standardized, extensible interoperation
A method of organizing information related to content. A plurality of categories related to the content is identified along with a plurality of elements...
US-7,111,010 Method and system for managing event attributes
The present invention provides techniques for managing and analyzing business information. Specific embodiments provide persons with business or other...
US-7,110,520 Method and system for directory assistance services
A mobile telephone, or personal communication services subscriber who wishes directory assistance services is connected in the conventional manner to an operator...
US-7,107,596 Statistically-triggered heuristics
Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing a heuristics service using a generically-consumable, reusable heuristics manager object. This...
US-7,107,522 System and method for creating extensible content
A system and method for generating validated extensible content using (i) a ubiquitous portable application as a lightweight data form entry tool, (ii) a...
US-7,107,415 Posted write buffers and methods of posting write requests in memory modules
A memory module includes a memory hub coupled to several memory devices. The memory hub includes a posted write buffer that stores write requests so that...
US-7,107,235 Method of conducting business including making and selling a custom article of footwear
The present invention teaches a method of conducting retail and Internet business including making and delivering a custom article of footwear. The article of...
US-7,107,225 Business system
A method for guaranteeing a consumer a best price on an item purchased from a vendor in a first transaction at a first price, the method including recording the...
US-7,107,224 Value driven integrated build-to-buy decision analysis system and method
A value-driven build-to-buy decision analysis system and method is provided that addresses and integrates the system analysis for multiple parts of the...
US-7,106,838 Method for serving character message transmission during telephone call over PSTN
The present invention discloses a method for serving character message transmission during a telephone call over PSTN connected to the central office to which...
US-7,106,789 Method and apparatus for provisioning TDM and packet based communications on a VDSL communication medium
An method and apparatus for provisioning multiple Next and fractional T1 along with packet based communications over a shared X-DSL communication link is...
US-7,103,772 Pervasive, user-centric network security enabled by dynamic datagram switch and an on-demand authentication and...
Methods and systems are provided for improving security, efficiency, access control, administrative monitoring, reliability as well as integrity of data...
US-7,103,691 Method, system and device for a processor to access devices of different speeds using a standard memory bus
A method for accessing a device, such as a memory device and an interface device, by a processor is disclosed. The method involves the processor requesting...
US-7,103,597 Adaptive transaction manager for complex transactions and business process
This is a method for managing and optimizing transaction processing that: (1) significantly expands the robustness of systems with respect to consistency,...
US-7,103,591 Method of describing business and technology information for utilization
A method for data processing can include associating at least one descriptor dimension with a data item. The descriptor dimension can represent a scale between a...
US-7,103,564 Method and apparatus for performing personalization based on classification
A method and apparatus for personalizing information content for delivery to a requesting user is provided. With the method and apparatus, a set of actions...
US-7,103,560 System and method for weather adapted, business performance forecasting
A system and method for forecasting future retail performance are described herein. The system includes a storage device that stores a sales history database, a...
US-7,103,198 Method for determining an adjacency relation
A method for determining an adjacency relation for analyzing a business card containing data blocks. A target data block and a comparison data block is selected...
US-7,102,796 Network printing system using a process power broker for directing print job from busy machines to idle...
A compute cycle brokering apparatus and method includes a network and a plurality of machines connected to the network wherein some machines are idle and some...
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