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US-6,763,353 Real time business process analysis method and apparatus
A method for monitoring a business process model in which at least one business process object transitions between states. A query having at least one state for...
US-6,763,336 METHOD OF TRANSACTING AN ELECTRONIC MAIL, AN ELECTRONIC COMMERCE, AND AN ELECTRONIC BUSINESS TRANSACTION BY AN...
The present invention relates to a method of transacting e-mail, e-commerce, e-business and for transaction of other data communications having associated...
US-6,763,278 Operating a processing tool in a degraded mode upon detecting a fault
A method and apparatus is provided for operating a processing tool in a degraded mode upon detecting a fault and in accordance with one or more business rules....
US-6,760,727 System for customer contact information management and methods for using same
A system and method for providing complete customer contact management across a variety of customer contact channels so that businesses, or clients (i.e., those...
US-6,760,632 Computer method for providing optimization for business processes
A computer method for providing optimization for business processes for situations wherein there is defined a functional form y=f(x,b), where x comprises a set...
US-6,760,470 Extraction of bank routing number from information entered by a user
A computer-implemented method is disclosed for extracting a user's bank account information from information entered by the user from the face of a check. The...
US-6,760,419 Method and apparatus for interfacing a drive-thru intercom system with a telephone system
A method and system for interconnecting a telephone system and an intercom system. In one exemplary embodiment, telephone switchgear is connected to a telephone...
US-6,757,791 Method and apparatus for reordering packet data units in storage queues for reading and writing memory
A method and system for reordering data units that are to be written to, or read from, selected locations in a memory are described herein. The data units are...
US-6,757,739 Method and apparatus for automatically converting the format of an electronic message
A method and apparatus to automatically map between disparate message formats are provided. In one embodiment, the mapping begins by message selecting a target...
US-6,757,723 Methods and apparatus for remote configuration of an appliance on a network
A network appliance is capable of remote booting and obtaining its configuration information from a source located far away. The network appliance can be shipped...
US-6,757,708 Caching dynamic content
A method, system, and computer program product for caching dynamically generated content (including, but not limited to, dynamically generated Web pages), as...
US-6,757,689 Enabling a zero latency enterprise
Methods are provided for enabling an enterprise to run as a zero latency enterprise (ZLE) and for running an enterprise as a ZLE. Such methods allow the...
US-6,757,371 Method for divisional billing and device thereof
The present invention relates to a method for billing and a device thereof and more particularly relates to the method and the device for dividing the monthly...
US-6,757,364 Voice-activated telephone directory
A method of operating a telecommunications network (10) for providing a voice-activated telephone directory is disclosed. The directory is toll-free to the...
US-6,755,659 Interactive training system and method
The present disclosure relates to a system and method for facilitating personnel education and training, and more particularly to a system and method that allows...
US-6,755,148 Dual magnetic register for a utility meter
The present invention provides a device, system, and method for detecting and measuring the bi-directional flow of a fluid through a fluid meter, such as a...
US-6,754,881 Field programmable network processor and method for customizing a network processor
A network processor is disclosed. The network processor comprises a plurality of standard cells; and at least one field programmable gate array (FPGA) cell that...
US-6,754,847 Methods and systems for monitoring quality assurance
Methods and systems are provided for monitoring a loosely coupled system, such as a web-based system and a business-to-business (B2B) system. In the case of a...
US-6,754,833 Method for generating and distributing telecom and internet revenue
The present invention is directed to a business model and method for generating and distributing Telecom and Internet revenue between a wireless network operator...
US-6,754,654 System and method for extracting knowledge from documents
A program product characterizes a set of information to determine common characteristics among subsets of the set of information. The program product includes...
US-6,754,641 Dynamic identification interchange method for exchanging one form of identification for another
The present invention relates to a system having access to the Internet for the purposes of transacting e-mail, e-commerce, and e-business and for communicating...
US-6,754,486 Method and system for directory assistance services having messaging or paging capability
A mobile telephone, or personal communication services subscriber who wishes directory assistance services is connected in the conventional manner to an operator...
US-6,754,326 Method and apparatus for monitoring telephonic members and providing directory assistance
Telephone users desiring directory assistance services are connected via standard telephone procedures to a directory assistance provider, such as an operator....
US-6,753,889 Platform independent business to business messenger adapter generation tool
A method, apparatus, and system for providing a reliable message adapter generation tool are described. As a method, a first partner schema for the business...
US-6,751,741 Computer power management apparatus and method for optimizing CPU throttling
A method to reduce the power dissipation of a system by omitting an unnecessary CPU throttling operation in a power management apparatus that performs the CPU...
US-6,751,657 System and method for notification subscription filtering based on user role
An approach for providing notification services using rules-based technology is disclosed. A Business Rules Manager module maps the business rules to business...
US-6,751,595 Multi-stage large vocabulary speech recognition system and method
Multiple processing stages are provided with different vocabulary databases to improve processing time, efficiency, and accuracy in speech recognition. The...
US-6,751,581 Method for simulating the formation of an adhesive joint
A method for simulating the formation of an adhesive joint and/or for determining the attributes of the adhesive joint is disclosed. The method allows an...
US-6,751,525 Beverage distribution and dispensing system and method
The present invention is a beverage distribution and dispensing system and method for distributing drinks such as soda, juice and punch, to a home or business...
US-6,749,230 Business form with imaging compatible punch-out card and method
A business form with laser compatible punch-out card and the methods of making the combination. The card is permanently adhered to a perforated backer sheet, the...
US-6,747,761 Delivery expert system and method
An automated rule-based system for facilitating delivery of a fax document from a source to a destination over a network where an initial delivery attempt has...
US-6,747,688 Apparatus and method for reproducing real colors in a video system
The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for reproducing real colors of a video system. The apparatus comprises a video signal generating...
US-6,747,557 System and method for signaling a weather alert condition to a residential environment
As system and method are provided for communicating weather conditions to remote locations, such as inside of residential homes, offices, or businesses. In...
US-6,747,273 Methods of detecting protein arginine methyltransferase, and uses related thereto
This invention relates to methods and reagents for detecting the presence of symmetrically and asymmetrically methylated arginine residues, either along or in...
US-6,745,382 CORBA wrappers for rules automation technology
A method, system, and software product in which wrappers for rules automation technology are provided. Business rules, business objects, and at least one object...
US-6,745,381 Method and apparatus for annotating static object models with business rules
A method and apparatus for providing a methodology and notation which enables an explicit distinction between those features of an object-oriented object model...
US-6,745,025 Time-of-day call forwarding in a wireless centrex services system
The instant invention discloses a method and system for providing a novel wireless centrex service that untethers subscribers from the immobility associated with...
US-6,744,877 Method and system for enterprise service balancing
A method and system for processing an enterprise's incoming customer communications on the basis of the enterprise's business objectives. An enterprise service...
US-6,741,995 Method for dynamically creating a profile
According to the invention, techniques for profiling of human behavior based upon analyzing data contained in databases, data marts and data warehouses. In an...
US-6,741,989 Web-based method and system for exchanging information among partners
An information exchange system provides an integrated approach to exchanging information real-time among members of a partnership. The web-based system including...
US-6,741,697 Telephone call centre performance evaluation
A method of monitoring the performance of a CTI enabled business application for a call center is described. The method comprises the steps of acquiring...
US-6,740,189 Business accessory article with graphic image and method of making
An article such as a soft cover portfolio, or desk folder includes a graphic image thereon by transferring an image from a source to a processor which is...
US-6,738,905 Conditional access via secure logging with simplified key management
A method and apparatus for distributing content data from a content provider to a subscriber. The method includes encrypting content data by the content provider...
US-6,738,750 Method of using a network of computers to facilitate and control access or admission to facility, site,...
The present invention is a method and apparatus that allows for the verification and substantiation of the purchase of access or admission to those facilities,...
US-6,738,615 Wireless centrex caller ID
The instant invention discloses a method and system for providing a novel wireless centrex service that untethers subscribers from the immobility associated with...
US-6,738,377 System and method for dynamic micro placement of IP connection filters
Virtual Private Networking (VPN) is an emerging technology area enabling e-business on the Internet. A key underlying VPN technology is IP Security (IPsec), for...
US-6,735,178 Method for maximizing throughput for multiple links using directional elements
In an imperfect mesh network or in a star network, the directionality of transmission and reception at each node, as through a directional antenna, is selected...
US-6,732,109 Method and system for transferring information between a user interface and a database over a global...
A relational database residing on a second computer, and is accessed by a user interface via a global information network such as the Internet. The relational...
US-6,732,019 Business management system and method for a deregulated electric power market using online diagnostic services
A business management method for detection of anomalies with interaction between an electric distribution company and a plurality of customer energy consumers...
US-6,731,937 Call set-up control with automatic recall if busy subscriber
The invention relates to a control apparatus (AGNT), a telecommunication system (SYS), a control method and a subscriber station (SS1, TE, MT; SS2, TE, MT; SS3,...
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