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US-6,658,644 Services-based architecture for a telecommunications enterprise
A system and method for developing software applications for reuse is disclosed. The instant invention defines first, a service which is a well-known dynamically...
US-6,658,510 Software method to retry access to peripherals that can cause bus timeouts during momentary busy periods
The present invention provides an improved method and system for managing peripheral bus timeouts. The method includes: sending a request to a peripheral in a...
US-6,658,432 Method and system for providing business intelligence web content with reduced client-side processing
A layered architecture for communication of reporting system reports to users connecting via a web server. Users communicate via HTTP with web servers without...
US-6,658,389 System, method, and business model for speech-interactive information system having business self-promotion,...
The invention provides a system, method, and business model for an information system and service having business self-promotion, audio coupon, ratings, and...
US-6,658,257 Radio communication system, frequency allocation method and frequency allocation device
Among cellular radio communication systems, there are those in which a plurality of businesses, e.g. businesses A, B and C share a designated frequency band, and...
US-6,654,838 Methods for performing bit sensitive parallel bus peer addressing
Given a parallel bus of data bits, a clock bit, a bid/busy bit, and an ack bit, and given a plurality of port devices coupled to the bus, a clock signal is used...
US-6,654,768 Method and apparatus for storing and retrieving business contact information in a computer system
The mechanism provides for a methods and apparatus for storing information in a computer system, and for retrieving the information from the computer system....
US-6,654,689 System and method for providing personalized storm warnings
A system and method for generating storm warnings which are precisely tailored automatically for a particular individual or business user's geographic location...
US-6,654,615 Wireless centrex services
The instant invention discloses a method and system for providing a novel wireless centrex service that untethers subscribers from the immobility associated with...
US-6,654,603 Call waiting in a wireless centrex 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-6,654,366 Use of virtual gateway in H.323 system
A method for improving the scalability of H.323 systems is described. The method allows a H.323 port to be made busy. This prevents other incoming, or outgoing,...
US-6,651,879 Business card as electronic mail token for use with sensor having an identifier
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-6,650,761 Watermarked business cards and methods
A person's business card is steganographically encoded with plural-bit data. When presented to a computer system with an optical sensor, the plural-bit data is...
US-6,650,240 Apparatus and method for tracking articles during travel
The present invention provides an apparatus and method for keeping track of a number of articles, especially for example articles that are being carried while...
US-6,648,649 Method and apparatus for analysis
An apparatus and method for analysis involving a first factor and a second factor. The first and second factors are related as expressed by a first relationship....
US-6,647,394 Doing business employing linked trees having retrievable embedded information
A method and system for providing multilevel information about aspects of business. The method comprises the steps of generating a display, on a computer display...
US-6,647,269 Method and system for analyzing advertisements delivered to a mobile unit
Accurate location information about a mobile telecommunication transceiver is used to generate advertising content responsive to a user approaching the location...
US-6,644,974 Educational process that produces deliverable document
A system and method for providing education that includes a database of educational material and a user interface. When prompted by a user through the user...
US-6,644,545 Business card with coded marks 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-6,643,776 System and method for dynamic macro 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), a...
US-6,643,640 Method for performing a data query
Disclosed is a system for performing online data queries. The system for performing online data queries is a distributed computer system with a plurality of...
US-6,643,635 Methods for dynamically accessing, processing, and presenting data acquired from disparate data sources
Methods for acquiring and transforming data for business analysis, and computer readable media having program instructions for enabling the same are provided....
US-6,643,626 Sales point business method and apparatus
A preferred embodiment of the business method includes providing a sales point, with the sales point being configured to display merchandise. The sales point is...
US-6,643,623 Method of transacting an electronic mail, an electronic commerce, and an electronic business transaction by an...
The present invention relates to a method for transacting any combination of electronic mail, electronic commerce transactions, and electronic business...
US-6,643,507 Wireless centrex automatic callback
The instant invention discloses a method and system for providing a novel wireless centrex service that untethers subscribers from the immobility associated with...
US-6,643,385 System and method for weight-loss goal visualization and planning and business method for use therefor
The visual fitness planner combines image morphing technology, exercise programming, supplement sales, and motivational techniques; into one product. Users begin...
US-6,643,376 Method and apparatus for individual control of audio to loudspeakers located from a central control
In a home or business where there is a central sound source for a stereo and one or more sets of loudspeakers which are located remote as in different rooms from...
US-6,641,522 Method and apparatus for biophilically promoting personal relaxation, for reducing physical and/or...
A method and apparatus for relaxing a person in a stressful environment, such as a health care, business, hospitality or educational setting, provides a person...
US-6,641,346 Automatic paper feeder for paper hole punch
Embodiments are shown and described of an automatic feeder for handling and inserting media, such as paper, into a hole punch machine or other media processing...
US-6,640,244 Request batcher in a transaction services patterns environment
A system and method are provided for batching logical requests for reducing network traffic. A group of business objects necessary for a transaction are provided...
US-6,640,228 Method for detecting incorrectly categorized data
A method for detecting incorrect categorization of data includes obtaining a database containing a plurality of entry-category pairs, calculating a score for...
US-6,637,648 Credit/debit card for regulated transactions
A method of doing business is disclosed which allows transactions in goods or services to be conducted in real time, with automatic changes as needed to comply...
US-RE38,290 Personal computer data storage card and method for transferring information between the data storage card and...
A personal computer data storage card includes a substrate layer, a magnetic medium layer, and a protective layer respectively affixed together. The data storage...
US-6,634,560 Radio frequency identification tagging, encoding/reading through a digitizer tablet
A communication device including a digitizer pad and a substrate including a radio frequency tag, where the tag and the digitizer pad are operatively arranged to...
US-6,633,925 Operating system for generating overlapped input-output requests to a device in a disk array storage
A method for enabling a data processing system with a host running under an operating system and with a disk array storage device organized by logical devices to...
US-6,633,634 Method and system for providing enhanced call waiting
A method and system are disclosed for providing an enhanced call waiting message to a customer when the customer is busy on a previous call and receives a...
US-6,633,311 E-service to manage and export contact information
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-6,631,258 Busy 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-6,631,210 Image-processing apparatus and image-processing method
An image-processing apparatus, as well as an image-processing method, is provided with a first inspection circuit which, with respect to density values of pixels...
US-6,630,942 Methods and apparatus for accessing information from multiple remote sources
In accordance with the present invention a process is provided for interfacing a legacy application and internet-based application and for displaying information...
US-6,628,778 Automatic relay method and storage medium containing automatic relay processing program
A relay method for an automatic relay system to be connected via a public network to a node used by a customer, to relay an incoming call from the node to one of...
US-6,628,777 Method and system for scheduled delivery of training to call center agents
Scheduling and delivering training or other information to agents in a call center or other constituent contact system. Agent schedule data from a workforce...
US-6,625,712 Memory management table producing method and memory device
The present invention relates to a method of producing a memory management table that controls memories having a function to hold data at a time of power cut-off...
US-6,625,678 Livelock avoidance method
When a high-level bus converter receives a normal request from any one of a plurality of intermediate-level bus converters, the high-level bus converter converts...
US-6,625,651 On-line transaction control during activation of local telecommunication service
A system, method and article of manufacture for the management of data during activation of local telecommunication service. More particularly to an on-line...
US-6,625,313 Business form handling method and system for carrying out the same
A business form handling system includes an image reading device for reading a business form and a terminal apparatus installed at the window for...
US-6,625,162 Method and apparatus for data transmission with control over access to a transmission medium
In a communication system including plural communication apparatuses that communicate each other using a single communication path, the state of the ...
US-6,622,189 Method and system for low overhead spin lock instrumentation
A method and apparatus is presented for controlling spin lock instrumentation for a spin lock in a system with a cache. A lock flag represents a busy state for...
US-6,622,137 System and method for business decision implementation in a billing environment using decision operation trees
A decision operation tree ("DO Tree") according to the present invention is a logical tree representation of decision making rules and actions instituted...
US-6,622,124 Method of transacting an electronic mail, an electronic commerce, and an electronic business transaction by an...
The present invention relates to an electronic commerce terminal for conducting credit card, e-mail, e-commerce, e-business, and other types of transactions from...
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