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US-6,691,158 E-service to manage contact information and track contact location
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-6,691,105 System and method for geographically organizing and classifying businesses on the world-wide web
A method and search engine for classifying a source publishing a document on a portion of a network, includes steps of electronically receiving a document, based...
US-6,691,100 HTML/DHTML web interface system and method
A web interface system and a method for use with a business information system are provided. The web interface system provides an interface to a user and...
US-6,690,770 TTY enhancement of busy condition prompt
A method and system are disclosed for providing an indication of the busy condition to a calling party on a telecommunications system. The calling party may be...
US-6,687,848 Techniques for preventing information loss in a business to business message in an enterprise computer system
A method of maintaining informational integrity of a business to business (B2B) message in a distributed e-business environment is described. A sent message is...
US-6,687,559 Apparatus and method for a vertically integrated construction business
A system and method for a vertically integrated construction business. More specifically, a system and method for employing the World Wide Web in a business that...
US-6,687,502 Method for managing channel state in extended traffic region base station
A method for managing states of a pair of channel elements including a normal channel element for a normal traffic region and an extended channel element for an...
US-6,687,352 On-hold messaging system and method
An on-hold messaging system is provided for use with a business telephone system having an on-hold audio input. The system includes an optical disc having one or...
US-6,687,351 Method for providing telephone services for commercial classes of service
A method, such as a method for doing business. The method includes providing telecommunications dialing features for commercial classes of telephone service. The...
US-6,686,910 Combined writing instrument and digital documentor apparatus and method of use
A device and method is disclosed for the contemporaneous creation of a digital copy of a written document using a self-contained, hand-held communications...
US-6,685,313 Early transparency detection routine for inkjet printing
A system of classifying incoming media entering an inkjet printing mechanism identifies transparency media without requiring any special manufacturer markings....
US-6,685,228 Self-laminating strip label and method for assembling same
A self-laminating strip label is provided in a business form comprised of a face stock layer joined through a patterned adhesive/release coating layer to a...
US-6,684,980 Minimal inventory package and delivery system in a retail business environment
The specification and drawings describe and show a package and delivery system method and display to be used in a retail business environment where customers...
US-6,684,607 Method and assembly for washing wares for food and filling wares with food
A method and assembly are provided for cleaning and refilling wares for delivering food, e.g. trays, plates, bowls and cutlery, as might be used on airlines and...
US-6,684,279 Method, apparatus, and computer program product for controlling data transfer
A method, apparatus, and computer program product are described for controlling data transfer. A next data packet to be transferred is retrieved. A determination...
US-6,684,207 System and method for online analytical processing
A system and method for analyzing data is described, in which an application programming interface (API) is provided to permit an online analytical processing...
US-6,684,206 OLAP-based web access analysis method and system
A method and system for analyzing web access. First, a plurality of web log records are received. Next, multi-dimensional summary information is generated based...
US-6,684,119 Method of providing dynamic production material replenishment information via an internet
A method of providing dynamic production material replenishment information via an internet includes the steps of tracking real-time usage of material used for a...
US-6,681,229 System and method for providing a relational database backend
A hybird Notes/DB2 environment provides a requisition catalog on the Web. Client browsers are connected to a GWA infrastructure including a first network...
US-6,681,210 Modular service payroll system
A payroll system and method for determining compensation of employees for work during a pay period on one or more projects. The invention utilizes minimum...
US-6,680,926 Method and apparatus for signal combining in a high data rate communication system
Reverse link busy bits are independently generated by each base station and indicate whether a base station has reached a reverse link capacity limit. A remote...
US-6,680,675 Interactive to-do list item notification system including GPS interface
A system and method for alerting a user of an item on a to-do list if the user is detected to be close to the item's performance location. Each to-do list item...
US-6,679,420 Business card as electronic mail token
The present invention provides a method of enabling a first user to record in a computer system, using a business card of a second user, an electronic mail...
US-6,678,887 Customizing business logic and data sources by modifying methods defined within an API
A system that facilitates customizing a software package by modifying an implementation of a target method defined within an application programming interface...
US-6,678,515 Method and system for conditionally routing calls
A method and system for conditionally forwarding a call for use in a communication network including a switching center in communication with at least one...
US-6,677,963 Computer-executable method for improving understanding of business data by interactive rule manipulation
Methods and systems are provided for performing interactive directed data analysis. An interactive data analysis tool provides a user interface that receives a...
US-6,675,178 Method and system for enhancing a commercial transaction conducted via a communications network
A method for enhancing a commercial transaction via a communications network includes maintaining synchronized updates to databases at different business...
US-6,675,055 Method and apparatus for an automated injection molding configuring and manufacturing system
The method and apparatus of the present invention includes a computer implemented injection molding configuring subsystem which enables a customer to...
US-6,671,875 Manipulation of an object-oriented user interface process to provide rollback of object-oriented scripts from a...
The present invention provides a method, system, and computer program product for programmatically manipulating a user interface process to maintain...
US-6,671,714 Method, apparatus and business system for online communications with online and offline recipients
The present invention comprises a method, apparatus and business system for allowing on-line communications with members of a group of recipients for whom the...
US-6,671,673 Method for integrated supply chain and financial management
A method to generate a strategic business plan to improve operations, and to closely monitor various performance measures of an enterprise. This is accomplished...
US-6,671,671 System and method for transmitting data from customer premise equipment sans modulation and demodulation
In a system and method for the collection of alphanumeric data from Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) at the behest of an enhanced service provider (such as a...
US-6,670,958 Method and apparatus for routing data to multiple graphics devices
In a specific embodiment, a system for providing video includes a system bus, which in one embodiment is an Advanced Graphics Port (AGP) busy. The system bus is...
US-6,670,810 System and method for distributed monitoring of surroundings using telemetry of data from remote sensors
A system and method for gathering and analyzing data captured from one or more remote sensing units positioned in the field. Remote sensing units preferably...
US-6,668,370 Synchronous execution of object-oriented scripts and procedural code from within an interactive test facility
The present invention provides a method, system, and computer program for providing synchronous execution between objects written in an object-oriented...
US-6,668,259 Tracking method for storing event data using database-objects
Business transactions or other events may be structured as a series of database-objects formed of combinations of sub-objects which in turn may depend on yet a...
US-6,668,245 Method of determining reserving order number and final order number of merchandises
The method of determining a reserving order number and a final order number of a merchandise is performed by the steps of: computing a standard sales number D...
US-6,668,203 State machine analysis of sensor data from dynamic processes
A state machine model analyzes sensor data from dynamic processes at a facility to identify the actual processes that were performed at the facility during a...
US-6,666,768 System and method for tracking game of chance proceeds
A system and method for tracking game of chance proceeds are provided. The invention includes a point of sale computer electronically communicating registered...
US-6,665,791 Method and apparatus for releasing functional units in a multithreaded VLIW processor
A method and apparatus are disclosed for releasing functional units in a multithreaded very large instruction word (VLIW) processor. The functional unit release...
US-6,665,676 Method and system for presenting on-line "Yellow Pages" particularly in association with location data
A method for doing business, wherein a web server maintains a commercial subscriber database including a plurality of records each containing data relating to...
US-6,665,648 State models for monitoring process
System and method for preparing, using, and displaying a state model of a process, as an industrial or business process, as a sequence of discrete steps. The...
US-6,665,644 Conversational data mining
A method for collecting data associated with the voice of a voice system user includes conducting a plurality of conversations with a plurality of voice system...
US-6,665,375 Method and apparatus for providing accessibility to call connection status
A telephone device is customized with an indicator for presenting call connection status information to hearing impaired or deaf users. The telephone device...
US-6,664,922 Method for distributing location-relevant information using a network
A method for distributing locating-relevant information includes providing a GPS position of a client to a server on a data network, and returning ...
US-6,662,999 System and method for generating an identification card
An identification card documentation data file is generated that is representative of a high volume batch of identification cards. Content information, including...
US-6,662,355 Method and system for specifying and implementing automation of business processes
A method s for specifying and implementing automation of business processes where the specification is independently manipulable by both the business process...
US-6,662,172 Intelligent business rules module
An intelligent business rules module and method for processing an action to be performed on a design. The action includes adding a feature, changing a value of...
US-6,662,164 Method and apparatus for determining commission
The invention provides for a method and apparatus for determining the commission to be paid to a sales representative or sales team. Whenever a sale occurs, a...
US-6,661,967 Variable temperature vaporizer
The present invention suitably provides a method and apparatus for controlling the temperature of a liquid vaporizer heating element, and thereby the rate of...
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