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US-6,988,134 Apparatus and method to automatically collect data regarding assets of a business entity
A system to automatically gather attribute data about elements such as networks, network interface cards, operating systems, device types, installed software,...
US-6,988,109 System, method, software architecture, and business model for an intelligent object based information...
In one aspect, the invention provides an architecture and query and processing methodology, advantageously implemented in software, for an information technology...
US-6,988,092 Method for evaluation of energy utilities
A computer implemented method uses a database of detailed, comprehensive utility operating and financial information. The method comprises: (1) feature based...
US-6,988,088 Systems and methods for adaptive medical decision support
The current invention is directed to a system for adaptive medical decision support. The invented system provides a system that allows users to efficiently...
US-6,988,021 Method of addressing and sorting an interoffice distribution using an incoming mail sorting apparatus
The present invention is directed, in a general aspect, system including a mail sorting apparatus which generally comprises a feeder, a line scan camera, an...
US-6,986,698 Wafer refining
A method of in situ control for finishing semiconductor wafers to improve cost of ownership is discussed. A method to use business calculations combined with...
US-6,986,589 Apparatus and methods for providing an emergency lighting augmentation system
The present invention includes an emergency lighting device comprising, at least one light emitting diode (LED), a local energy source such as a lithium ion...
US-6,986,306 Method and apparatus for producing multiple die-cut business forms
A method and apparatus for manufacturing multiple die cut business forms is disclosed. One embodiment of a printing press according to the present invention...
US-6,986,263 Refrigerator having a beverage dispenser and a display device
A beverage distribution and dispensing system and method for distributing drinks such as soda, juice and punch, to a home or business and which involves a...
US-6,985,931 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-6,985,563 Selective deactivation of a voicemail system
A method and system are provided for allowing a subscriber of voicemail services to selectively deactivate a voicemail system and to designate a reviewed...
US-6,985,163 Color display device
A color display apparatus and method for displaying colors using radiation sources uses displays that may include multiple radiation sources, a display surface...
US-6,983,688 Decoration for bags and cases and method for applying the same
A custom decoration for bags, cases, portfolios and other business accessories (the "item") that can be printed at an appropriate location directly on the...
US-6,983,321 System and method of enterprise systems and business impact management
A system architecture and a method for management using a cellular architecture to allow multi-tier management of events such as the managing of the actual...
US-6,983,263 Electronic boardroom
Methods and systems for organization management using an electronic boardroom to facilitate review of business specific information in a uniform format are...
US-6,983,042 Business method for hybrid wireline wireless network service
The present invention is a method of doing business where a wireline telephone company provides wireless telephone communication through a telephone network. The...
US-6,981,222 End-to-end transaction processing and statusing system and method
A system and method for end-to-end transaction processing and statusing is disclosed. In one embodiment, an application server computer is used to house a...
US-6,981,056 Wide area load balancing of web traffic
Methods and apparatus are described for intelligently for intelligently routing a request to a device (e.g., replica or server). A packet is received (e.g., by...
US-6,980,972 Method and system for controlling and auditing content/service systems
An improved interactive network system is provided that allows the Network Operator to control the transfer of information to and from the network end users, the...
US-6,980,962 Electronic commerce transactions within a marketing system that may contain a membership buying opportunity
The present invention is directed to a system and method for providing complete electronic commerce ("E-Commerce") transactions and solutions for a marketing...
US-6,980,941 Method and computer program product for realizing a system specification which is described in a system...
A system design support system is disclosed, which handles specifications at system level, e.g., a specification of software executed by a computer, ...
US-6,980,883 Chemical substance total management system, storage medium storing chemical substance management program and...
A chemical substance total management system aids for reduction of release and transferring amount of managing substances in business entities. The system...
US-6,980,812 System and method for providing a handheld unit to a mobile position device
A method for facilitating a commercial transaction based on a current location of a mobile customer and a mobile merchant provides opportunity for commercial...
US-6,980,566 Method for routing data packets using an IP address based in GEO position
Method of routing data over a network in which contact is made with a home network to determine the reported geo-position, using this geo-position to transmit...
US-6,978,939 Portable imaging device accessory for a personal data assistant
A method and apparatus for providing a portable imaging device configured to associate information from a business card with a digital picture image. The...
US-6,978,476 Device and method of determining location of signal ingress
The present invention comprises a device which may be attached to a cable ground block (62) such that the level and type for signal emitted through the upstream...
US-6,978,441 Rating apparatus and method for evaluating bugs
A method of rating a bug, including reporting the bug to a business entity by an interested party, entering information regarding the bug into a database,...
US-6,978,423 Context based view design to support client side multi-threading
A computer software system comprising a view sub-system including presentation objects which provide a user interface, a business logic sub-system including...
US-6,978,270 System and method for capturing and storing operational data concerning an internet service provider's (ISP)...
A computer implemented method of and apparatus for collecting and managing detailed data related to an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) operational environment...
US-6,978,253 Systems and methods for transacting business over a global communications network such as the internet
A business model/process is described for conducting business transactions over the Internet, allowing buyers to reduce the price of the selected product/service...
US-6,978,093 Free space optical communication network
The present invention provides a method and network for communicating over free space links. The network includes a plurality of buildings, each housing at least...
US-6,977,999 Reverse charging system, reverse-charging service control apparatus, call agent and reverse charging method
A call agent(CA) connects a IP telephone and a public switching telephone on the basis of a called-destination telephone number which corresponds to received...
US-6,977,740 Method and system for centralized information storage retrieval and searching
A business method for centrally managing documents in a client server system. The business method is operable in a client-server system with a database, a voice...
US-6,977,114 Communication substrates having variably applied ferromagnetic material, ferromagnetic composition and a system...
The present invention relates generally to substrates intended for business and other communications such as marketing, advertising and personal communications...
US-6,976,163 Methods, systems and computer program products for rule based firmware updates utilizing certificate extensions...
Methods, systems, computer program products and business methods are provided which provide or utilize updates of firmware (i.e. data stored in a programmable...
US-6,976,010 Method for syndicating online content
A method and system for making available syndicated content on-line from a variety of content providers while enforcing the exclusivity requirements for each of...
US-6,975,999 Methods and systems for managing business representative distributions
A geographical distribution of business representatives is managed by their assignment to geographical units. The assignments are stored on a storage device and...
US-6,975,720 Method of processing an inbound call in a call center
A method for call center to processing inbound call from a caller during a busy time is disclosed in which the caller will be assigned a place in the queue, an...
US-6,973,513 Method for efficient use of a transmit engine
A method for providing efficient use of a transmit engine in transmitting packet directing information. In one embodiment, two linked lists are used to submit...
US-6,973,448 Method and system for providing service listings in electronic yellow pages
A method and system for allowing a regional service merchant that is outside of a given geographical boundary, but services inside the geographical boundary, to...
US-6,973,440 Method of managing a deposit exchange to offer price reductions
A business method which uses a computer program to establish and maintain a deposit exchange. Customers deposit money with the deposit exchange and register with...
US-6,970,952 System uses 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-6,970,945 Systems and methods of message queuing
An intelligent queue may be used to facilitate communication among a set business application programs. In one embodiment, the intelligent queue may interact...
US-6,970,871 System and method of sorting information based on a location of a mobile station
A system and method for locating the present location of a mobile station and sending consumer information to the mobile station sorted based on distance between...
US-6,970,847 Business method for secure document folder distribution
A system, method, and computer readable medium for a business to securely distribute potentially large collections of document folders (180) to recipients (140)....
US-6,970,844 Flow designer for establishing and maintaining assignment and strategy process maps
A system, method and carrier medium for modeling a Financial Service Organization (FSO) business in a computer software program and for storing the model of the...
US-6,970,829 Method and system for skills-based planning and scheduling in a workforce contact center environment
A method of forecasting, allocating and scheduling in a single or multi-site skills-based contact or call center environment organized into a hierarchy of zero...
US-6,970,601 Form search apparatus and method
Forms such as business forms used in banks and post offices are automatically classified using a form search apparatus and method. The method of classifying...
US-6,970,579 Orientation invariant feature detection system and method for unstructured low-quality video
A system and method for detecting features in video from business meetings and video teleconferencing systems can use color, motion, morphological (shape)...
US-6,970,544 Method and apparatus for caller ID system
An apparatus and method are disclosed for accessing telephone or cellular originating central office equipment to control the disclosure of a calling party...
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