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US-7,042,992 Systems and methods for account establishment and transaction management using interrupt messaging
Disclosed are systems and methods which provide techniques providing account setup, management and transaction authorization determinations in real-time using...
US-7,042,559 Fault location apparatus and procedures in CWDM business applications using wavelength selective OTDR
A method for verifying fiber connections and diagnosing loss of light or loss of signal conditions in a WDM optical system. The method utilizes an optical time...
US-7,040,753 Eyewear
Improved eyeglasses are disclosed that have improvements in comfort, safety, wear ability, and convenience, based upon improvements in the contact (bearing)...
US-7,039,598 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-7,039,592 Agricultural business system and methods
A new system for providing agricultural financial services is provided. The system includes crop insurance services, where a proper level of crop insurance is...
US-7,039,591 Configuring architecture for mobile access to at least one business resource
A method of configuring an architecture for provision of mobile access to a wireless communication device provides a structured framework for defining a...
US-7,039,440 Wireless rechargeable money card
A method, computer program product and system that may be used to limit the funds that are available through the use of a business transaction card by having a...
US-7,039,040 Voice-over-IP enabled chat
A network-based system and method for providing anonymous voice communications using the telephone network and data communications links under the direction of a...
US-7,038,804 Method and telecommunication system for transmitting a facsimile message
A method and system for transmitting a facsimile message uses a public-switched telecommunications network, the public-switched telecommunication network having...
US-7,037,172 Advanced wafer planarizing
An apparatus for planarizing is disclosed. A method of planarizing is disclosed. Methods of planarizing using frictional planarizing, chemical planarizing,...
US-7,036,148 Method of operating an intrusion detection system according to a set of business rules
An intrusion detection system checks a list of business rules at predetermined update times, and determines whether any provision of the business rules has...
US-7,035,932 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-7,035,816 System and method for reduced cost purchasing
A system and method which enables a customer, for example a business or individual, to purchase one or more goods/services from one of a plurality of suppliers...
US-7,035,381 Identification to a public safety answering point of the location of an emergency caller served by a PBX
A method provides to the attendant at a public safety answering point information relating to the location of a telephone which is the source of a call to an...
US-7,032,009 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-7,032,003 Hybrid replication scheme with data and actions for wireless devices
A method is provided to synchronize a local data storage on a wireless computing device with a remote data storage located on a server based upon user defined...
US-7,031,976 Computer framework and method for isolating a business component from specific implementations of a datastore
The present invention relates to a computer framework and method for a business component to retrieve data from a backend datastore using object technology. The...
US-7,031,936 Methods and systems for automated inferred valuation of credit scoring
A method of inferring valuation of large groups of assets by credit scores includes the steps of organizing valuation scores, adjusting valuation scores based on...
US-7,031,934 Electronic commerce system and method for providing commercial information in electronic commerce system
Log information concerning an electronic transaction performed between a transaction device and a business connection server through a network is compared with...
US-7,031,901 System and method for improving predictive modeling of an information system
A system and method for improving predictive modeling of an information system is disclosed, including generating dynamic representations of the business...
US-7,031,283 Method and system for enhancing channel capacity in a point to multipoint radio communications system having...
Method and system for enhancing channel capacity in a Point-to Multipoint radio communications system that includes terminal stations (12) of different kinds,...
US-7,029,001 Form having abutting tape-interconnected substrates and method of making same
A business form product (10) broadly including a printable sheet (12), a magnetic sheet (14) aligned edge-to-edge with the printable sheet (12) to define a seam...
US-7,028,223 System and method for testing of web services
The present invention is a module testing tool for Web services. In one embodiment, the present invention automates the testing of Web services that use SOAP as...
US-7,028,184 Technique for digitally notarizing a collection of data streams
A method, system, computer program product, and method of doing business by digitally notarizing a collection of data streams, thereby improving security of the...
US-7,028,051 Method of real-time business collaboration
Computer architecture and software for computer network communication such that data is at least partially converted between distinct transport protocols in...
US-7,028,047 Apparatus and methods for generating a contract
International business requires contractual relations to be established across jurisdictions. Different jurisdictions have different laws, customs, languages and...
US-7,027,579 System and method for managing incoming telephone calls
A method for managing telephone calls including the steps of obtaining from a subscriber of a telephone line an authorization to activate a quiet time period,...
US-7,027,006 Apparatus and method for mounting a satellite dish to a pole
The present invention is a method and apparatus to mount a satellite dish to a pole. This apparatus allows the mounting of a satellite dish without attaching the...
US-7,024,394 System and method for protecting user logoff from web business transactions
A computer program product is provided as a system and associated method for use with a web browser and an Internet, to improve the access security to a secure...
US-7,024,385 Automatic electronic funds transfer system and method
A method and system for automatically conducting a business transaction between a user and a trader, including the functions of ordering, financial transaction,...
US-7,024,383 Online sales risk management system
A computer-implemented method for providing risk management for online transactions. An exchange price for a foreign currency relative to a base currency is...
US-7,024,364 System, method and computer program product for looking up business addresses and directions based on a voice...
A system, method and computer program product for determining an address of an entity based on a user location are disclosed. An utterance representative of an...
US-7,023,987 Method and apparatus for adapting a phone for use in network voice operations
An interface is provided between a conventional telephone and a conventional computer configured for network voice applications including a sound card and modem....
US-7,023,976 Method and system for on-demand call waiting
A method is provided for enabling a customer to activate a call waiting feature for a list of caller numbers specified by the user. Calls from numbers on the...
US-7,020,869 Business rules user interface for development of adaptable enterprise applications
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for interacting with a user to define business rules in a declarative manner. The invention operates...
US-7,020,783 Method and system for overcoming denial of service attacks
A system for handling denial of service attacks on behalf of a shared network resource. A request processing component deployed within a network, the request...
US-7,020,627 Material procurement system and a material procurement method
A plurality of orderers with their own code systems procures materials from companies (supply companies) with which the orderers have business relations. In this...
US-7,020,164 System and method for special signaling with customer premises equipment
A system and method are provided for special signaling with customer premises equipment. The system includes loop termination equipment coupled to a local loop...
US-7,019,634 Addressable location indicator apparatus and method
An addressable location indicator apparatus and method for residential, commercial, and business locations which is capable of both local and remote activation,...
US-7,019,412 Power generation methods and systems
A closed loop system for generating mechanical energy at high efficiencies. The system can have a heating source, a superheater, an expander, a receiver, an...
US-7,017,946 Integrated card and business form and method for making same
A card and business form assembly and method for making same. The assembly includes a printable carrier sheet having a card that is releasably attached to the...
US-7,017,294 Wristband/cinch with inboard label assembly business form and method
A business form particularly adapted for generalized use, although it may be used in a medical or hospital environment includes in a first embodiment a wristband...
US-7,017,293 Wristband/cinch with label assembly business form and method
A business form particularly adapted for use in a medical or hospital environment includes in a first embodiment a wristband assembly that is readily separable...
US-7,017,142 Method and apparatus for applying business rules in an object model driven context
A means is provided for specifying, applying, and managing sets of temporary or permanent additions or modifications to the behavior of object-oriented programs...
US-7,017,109 E-service to manage contact information and signature ECards
A method of providing an electronic business card (EBC) access and organization service on the Web. The cardholder database is accessible and searchable from any...
US-7,017,006 System and method to enable efficient communication with a dynamic information storage and retrieval system, or...
An information storage and retrieval system (40) and method for operating same has a host device (42) and an information storage device (41), which includes mass...
US-7,016,867 Method of conducting business including making and selling a custom article of footwear
The article of footwear taught in the present invention includes a spring element that can provide improved cushioning, stability, and running economy. Unlike...
US-7,016,866 System and method for assisting the buying and selling of property
The invention provides systems and methods for assisting the buying and selling of properties. The invention serves as a single point of contact for sellers,...
US-7,016,864 Interactive upsell advisor method and apparatus for internet applications
A web-based online store user interface enables custom configuration of a computer system according to identification of a user belonging to a prescribed...
US-7,016,858 Integrated supplier secondary characteristic reporting method
Within a method for monitoring for a business a secondary characteristic of a supplier which supplies the business, there is first provided a reporting database...
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