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US-7,072,408 Method and system for using power lines for signaling, telephony and data communications
The present invention provides a burst mode power line data network system having at least one burst mode power line transmitter (BMPLT) and at least one burst...
US-7,069,551 Method of administering software components using asynchronous messaging in a multi-platform, multi-programming...
A method for performing life cycle management of business software applications and their components across a multiple-platform, multiple-language network. The...
US-7,069,278 System for archive integrity management and related methods
A system for archive integrity management and related methods are disclosed. The invention includes one or more integrity manager applications, each of which...
US-7,069,232 System, method and computer program product for short-range weather adapted, business forecasting
A system, method and computer program product for short-term forecasting of future retail performance are described herein. The system includes a Web-based...
US-7,069,231 Methods and systems for defining, applying and executing customer care relationship plans
A computer-implemented method for managing a plurality of customer relationship plans may include a step of collecting profile check values from a database of...
US-7,068,630 Method for measuring load between MCDN devices for use in determining path with optimal throughput
In a packet communication system having a plurality of independently operating nodes which have limited available communication time and which are capable of...
US-7,065,983 Adhesive ice bag device
Ice bag covers, methods, and articles of manufacture useful in the creation of a adhesive, non-constrictive ice bag device that is compact and can be attached to...
US-7,065,566 System and method for business systems transactions and infrastructure management
The system and method for business systems transactions and infrastructure management includes a client side collection system and a server side system having...
US-7,065,508 System and method for operating a licensing server
A method and apparatus of encouraging distribution, registration, and purchase of free copyable software and other digital information which is accessed on a...
US-7,065,493 Workflow system and method
A network-enabled workflow system is used in conjunction with a rules-based search engine to provide an easy-to-use interface to build workflow processes that...
US-7,065,070 Method and system for establishing a voice communication service for business transactions and commerce...
A method and a system for establishing a self-owned and self-managed network-based voice communication solution (VCS) for supporting business transactions and...
US-7,063,643 Physical training machine operation system and method
The physical training machine operation system of the present invention is adapted to inexpensively provide up-to-date exercise programs making use of results of...
US-7,062,783 Comprehensive enterprise network analyzer, scanner and intrusion detection framework
A system and associated method and computer program product are provided for providing business rule-based network services utilizing a network. Initially,...
US-7,062,676 Method and system for installing program in multiple system
It is an object of the present invention to allow easy upgrading of the version of the OS in a failover cluster system. When the user mounts a storage medium 4...
US-7,062,656 Method for providing secure access to information held in a shared respiratory
A method for providing secure access to information held in a shared repository, for example to electronic business cards stored on a server. A data owner...
US-7,062,472 Electronic contracts with primary and sponsored roles
Computer-based methods and systems are provided for constructing, deploying, executing and managing the performance of electronic contract based service...
US-7,062,437 Audio renderings for expressing non-audio nuances
Methods, systems, computer program products, and methods of doing business by adapting audio renderings of non-audio messages (for example, e-mail messages that...
US-7,061,629 Customized form output apparatus and method
In a unitary business machine with a top, bottom, front, back and two sides, a customized form output apparatus includes an electronic data storage device for...
US-7,058,581 System and method of distributing and returning products
The present invention comprises a product distribution and return system which includes a return mailer dispensed with a product from a vending machine. The...
US-7,058,208 Method and apparatus of managing information about a person
A method and an electronic device (preferably a Personal Digital Assistant, PDA or a palm computer) for providing information about a physical person,...
US-7,058,065 Method and apparatus for preventing undesirable packet download with pending read/write operations in data...
A logic system for resolving port contentions associated with memory-access requests in data packet routing is provided. The logic system comprises a...
US-7,055,149 Method and apparatus for automating software upgrades
Method and apparatus for upgrading a software on a customer system are provided. In one embodiment, a method for upgrading a software on a customer system...
US-7,055,109 System and method for business process space definition
A method and system for representing business processes such as in a workflow model. Each of a plurality of processes is defined as a 3-tuple including a noun, a...
US-7,055,053 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-7,054,886 Method for maintaining people and organization information
A database is formed and maintained by computer-automated means extracting information from a global computer network. The database contains information about...
US-7,054,867 Systems, methods and programming for routing and indexing globally addressable objects and associated business...
Methods, apparatus, and programming recorded in machine readable memory are provided for the index, search and retrieval of objects on a global network. This...
US-7,054,844 Secure electronic procurement system and method
A secure electronic procurement system allows a user (e.g. pharmacist) to order and confirm receipt electronically over a network (e.g. Internet) goods normally...
US-7,054,821 System and method for modeling skills
A system and method for modeling skills includes three main components: a definition of at least one object (40) specifying a subject matter, a definition of at...
US-7,054,428 Telephone call interuption request via internet
Apparatus and method for notifying an Internet user of an attempted incoming telephone call to the same telephone line used to interconnect the called-but-busy...
US-7,054,427 System and method for enhanced internet service connections
The present invention discloses a system and method for marking telephone calls from a subscriber to an Internet Service Provider ("ISP") with a class of service...
US-7,051,559 Message delivery assembly and a method for conducting business using the message delivery assembly
A message delivery assembly (10) and a method for conducting business (400) using the message delivery assembly (10) which has an exterior (12) in the shape of a...
US-7,051,393 Method and apparatus for removing dirt and germs from a person's shoes before they enter a home or business
This invention teaches both the means and the method for removing dirt and germs from a person's shoes before they enter a home or business. The invention uses...
US-7,051,086 Method of linking on-line data to printed documents
The present invention relates to linking on-line data to printed documents, such as business cards, envelopes, stickers, stationary, letterhead, resumes, etc. In...
US-7,051,072 Method for providing real-time conversations among business partners
An enterprise wide electronic commerce system allows trading partners to act as participants in a complex trading process. Participants communicate with one...
US-7,051,045 Logical architecture for business-to-employee web services
A system and method for using a website to provide tools that enable an employee perform employment-related functions. The system includes a website interface,...
US-7,051,036 Computer-implemented system and method for project development
The present invention generally relates to an inventive automated system, and method for its use, including a computer having a computer program defining three...
US-7,050,873 System and method for dynamic multi-objective optimization of machine selection, integration and utilization
The invention provides control systems and methodologies for controlling a process having one or more motorized pumps and associated motor drives, which provide...
US-7,050,039 Arrangements enabling an audience to replay a presentation
An electronic business card has a memory storing presentation slide images, a display that displays the images, and a processing device that governs the display...
US-7,047,682 Wristband/label assembly business form and method
A business form particularly adapted for use during medical emergencies includes in a first embodiment a wristband/label assembly that is readily separable from...
US-7,047,488 Registry driven interoperability and exchange of documents
The present invention relates to systems and methods for registry driven transformation of a document exchanged between businesses or applications. More...
US-7,047,351 Memory hub bypass circuit and method
A computer system and a method used to access data from a plurality of memory devices with a memory hub. The computer system includes a plurality of memory...
US-7,047,208 System and method for detecting supplier instability
A system and method for detecting supplier instability is disclosed. Warning indicators such as annual warning indicators and early warning indicators are...
US-7,045,975 Apparatus and methods for providing emergency safety lighting
The present invention transforms existing electrical wall outlets into an emergency lighting system for homes, hospitals, hotels, nursing homes and businesses....
US-7,043,738 Method and apparatus for managing a data imaging system using CIM providers in a distributed computer system
A data imaging system is managed by a three-tiered system. The lowest, or agent, tier comprises Common Information Model (CIM) provider objects that reside in...
US-7,043,497 System and method for capturing and storing web site visitor profile information in a data warehouse
A customer relationship management system for storing and managing information for an E-Business retailer. The customer relationship system includes a database...
US-7,043,454 Method and apparatus for a cryptographically assisted commercial network system designed to facilitate idea...
The present invention is a method and apparatus for effectuating bilateral commerce in ideas. The present invention is both an originator-(400) and user-driven...
US-7,043,380 Programmable electricity consumption monitoring system and method
A programmable system for monitoring electricity consumption by a residence or business, including: (a) a Measuring Transmitting Unit integrated in a main...
US-7,043,245 Call processing method during termination busy state of terminal in radio intelligent network system
A call processing method during terminating BUSY states (busy, power down, and paging failure) of a terminal in a radio intelligent network system. The method...
US-7,043,231 System, method and apparatus for polling telecommunications nodes for real-time information
A system, method, and apparatus for facilitating information interexchange between a telecommunications network serving a wireless communications device and an...
US-7,043,228 Method and system for billing a call that is forwarded to a prepaid subscriber's voicemail
A method and system to provide a voice mail service for a prepaid subscriber in a wireless telecommunication system is described wherein a prepaid administrative...
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