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US-6,453,039 Method and apparatus for robust call routing
Apparatus and method for performing a recoverable routing of calls using an automatic call distributor to avoid loss of calls at busy agent terminals. Switching...
US-6,452,617 Adjusting a click time threshold for a graphical user interface
An apparatus, program product, and method dynamically adjust a click time threshold for recognizing subsequent click events on a graphical user interface in...
US-6,451,147 Simple pressure seal methods
A simplified pressure sealing apparatus for acting on business forms having pressure activated cohesive to seal the cohesive has only two or three pressure-seal...
US-6,450,538 Two-part token and method of using same for business purposes
A two-part token for business purposes includes an inner part and an outer part. Both parts are assembled by similarity of form; namely, the token has...
US-6,450,407 Chip card rebate system
A method and system for providing advertisement information, including advertising as well as sales promotions, on chip cards that additionally involves an...
US-6,449,611 Business model for recovery of missing goods, persons, or fugitive or disbursements of unclaimed goods using...
A method and apparatus using the worldwide web portal site to provide, publish and maintain a database for missing/stolen items and missing persons/fugitives....
US-6,446,115 Automatic generation of graphically-composed correspondence via a text email interface
A system and method for generation, graphical composition, and delivery (or routing for delivery) of conventional forms of written correspondence is disclosed....
US-6,446,076 Voice interactive web-based agent system responsive to a user location for prioritizing and formatting information
A system, method and article of manufacture for facilitating a user in, or creating for a user, a web-based active knowledge management system to facilitate an...
US-6,446,049 Method and apparatus for transmitting a digital information signal and vending system incorporating same
A cashless business transaction system (e.g., a vending system, a material tracking system, or a highway toll system) incorporates a method and apparatus for...
US-6,445,915 Apparatus, method and system for providing variable termination patterns for multiple telecommunication sessions
An apparatus, method and system are disclosed for providing variable termination and alerting patterns, based upon call progress information, for multiple leg...
US-6,445,912 System and method for checking service availability
A method has been provided for automatically defining the communication services available to a potential subscriber on the basis of street address. The method...
US-6,445,370 Electronic price label and method of graphically displaying relative information by an electronic price label
An electronic price label which displays relative information, such as employee-directed business information. The electronic price label includes a liquid...
US-6,443,734 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-6,442,748 System, method and article of manufacture for a persistent state and persistent object separator in an...
A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for separating logic and data access concerns during development of a persistent object for insulating...
US-6,442,269 Method and apparatus for integrating business data and transaction data in a transaction processing environment
A method and apparatus for integrating business data and transaction data in a transaction processing environment comprises a telephone call processing system...
US-6,442,263 Electronic business cards
The system and method consistent with the present invention provides improved electronic business cards for a communication device. Electronic business cards may...
US-6,438,584 Automatic generation of graphically-composed correspondence via a text email-interface
A system and method for generation, graphical composition, and delivery (or routing for delivery) of conventional forms of written correspondence. Specifically,...
US-6,438,222 Method and system for processing a telephone call while on-line
The invention discloses a method and system for processing a telephone call to an on-line subscriber, when the subscriber telephone line is busy as a result of...
US-6,434,568 Information services patterns in a netcentric environment
A system, method, and article of manufacture are provided for implementing information services patterns associated with a relational database management system...
US-6,434,533 Method for the exchange, analysis, and reporting of performance data in businesses with time-dependent inventory
A method is taught for processing performance data in a data reporting system having a plurality of business entities and a report center in communication with...
US-6,434,150 Telecommunications provider agent
The invention is a provider agent product and method that operates as a software interface between an telephony hub and a session manager in an advanced...
US-6,430,274 Validation query based on a supervisory signal
A telephone system and method is provided for delaying authorization validation queries until after a called party accepts a telephone call. Queries are avoided...
US-6,428,444 Apparatus for controlling a vehicle and a method of controlling the vehicle
An apparatus for controlling a vehicle which prevents a frequent gear shift called "busy-shift" caused by a varying driving condition. A plurality of wheels, a...
US-6,427,137 System, method and article of manufacture for a voice analysis system that detects nervousness for preventing fraud
A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for detecting nervousness in a voice in a business environment to help prevent fraud. First, voice...
US-6,427,009 Enhanced apparatus for use with caller ID system
An apparatus and method are disclosed for accessing originating central office equipment to control the disclosure of a calling party directory telephone number...
US-6,425,043 Method for providing fast memory decode using a bank conflict table
One embodiment of the present invention provides a method for rapidly determining whether a bank conflict exists during a memory access. The method operates by...
US-6,424,878 Method and apparatus for implementing custom business logic
A manufacturing control system used in the manufacture of semiconductor products. The system has a custom business logic controller which can be used to define...
US-6,422,938 Pressure seal C-Z fold
A mailer type business form intermediate, and method of producing a mailer from the intermediate, effect folding in a novel manner in order to produce a business...
US-6,421,683 Method and product for performing data transfer in a computer system
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-6,418,483 Method of locating software objects in different containers
A method of developing a software system using Object Oriented Technology and frameworks. The present invention addresses the problem to provide a method of...
US-6,418,450 Data warehouse programs architecture
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for a data warehouse programs architecture. Data in a database stored on a data storage device is transformed....
US-6,418,400 Representation and processing of EDI mapping templates
An improved "code-free" method of describing EDI business information manipulation processes. Whereas currently EDI translation and message processing is...
US-6,415,555 System and method for accepting customer orders
A kiosk system and method is provided for accepting and processing customer orders and payments in a retail environment. The kiosk system and method is...
US-6,415,291 System and methods for remotely accessing a selected group of items of interest from a database
A user can access a common database from a remote communications port, at any qualified location, to generate a map or other positional information which locates...
US-6,415,277 Method of generating print production tasks using information extracted from enterprise databases
Information stored in a corporate database is monitored and used to determine when certain business-related events have occurred. Event information is...
US-6,415,262 Method and apparatus for determining a subscription to a product in a retail environment
A method and apparatus for managing a subscription to a product in a retail environment, wherein the product for which a subscription is offered is selected...
US-6,415,026 Method of and system for enhanced call waiting in a telecommunications network
A method of and system for enhanced call waiting in a telecommunications network in which the handling of an incoming call is based on a set of user preferences....
US-6,412,689 Communication equipment and method for business card information interchange
A communication equipment automatically interchanges business card information and displays such information on a display, thus making operation by a user for...
US-6,411,910 System and method for estimating power availability
An Internet-based system and method is set forth for estimating power availability and business process downtime based on specific attributes of a building and...
US-6,409,871 Method of making a business form including a label
A business form includes a carrier sheet having an upper surface and a lower surface, and defining a die cut opening there through, with a patch of liner...
US-6,408,309 Method and system for creating an interactive virtual community of famous people
A method and system for creating an interactive virtual community of famous people, or those people who wish to attain the status of a famous person, in a field...
US-6,408,307 System and methods for remotely accessing a selected group of items of interest from a database
A user can access a common database from a remote communications port, at any qualified location, to generate a map or other positional information which locates...
US-6,408,303 System and method for automated building of a trading partner profile
A system and method for building a trading partner profile for use with commercial translator software is disclosed. A list of file types, maps for translating...
US-6,408,292 Method of and system for managing multi-dimensional databases using modular-arithmetic based address data...
An improved method of and a system for managing data elements in a multidimensional database (MDB) supported upon a parallel computing platform using...
US-6,407,761 System and method for the visual customization of business object interfaces
A system and method for customizing an interface, or the set of methods, of a business object by pre-defining a number of parameters and fields available to the...
US-6,405,177 System for securing commercial transactions conducted on-line
The invention is an on-line business method which will enable on-line retailers to offer the following on-line financial guarantee services to their customers:...
US-6,405,176 Method for processing multiple electronic shopping carts
A method for processing multiple store-level electronic shopping carts in an E-commerce mall extends the electronic shopping cart concept and increases...
US-6,404,885 Method and system for providing multiple classes of telephone access service
A telecommunications method and system for providing and monitoring multiple classes of service to users seeking dial-up access to a given resource. Incoming...
US-6,404,875 System and method for consumer-initiated business solicitation calling system
The present invention discloses a telecommunications system initiating telephone connections between, for example a consumer and a service provider based on the...
US-6,403,191 Laminate with integrated compact disk label and methods
A printable business laminate having an integrated compact disk label including methods of manufacture and use. The laminate has an integrated and printable...
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