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US-6,259,672 Method and apparatus for providing delayed communications within a communication system
A method of providing delayed communications within a communication system begins with the steps of detecting (201) selection of simultaneous transmission of a...
US-6,258,746 Thermally imagable business record and method of desensitizing a thermally imagable surface
A thermally imagable business record, such as a form, label, tag, or the like is provided which may be activated to form human and/or machine readable images as...
US-6,257,693 Automatic optimization of hardcopy output
A method of automatically optimizing the controllable parameters related to producing printed material on a hardcopy output device is provided, along with a...
US-6,254,527 Apparatus for biophilically promoting personal relaxation, for reducing physical and/or psychological personal...
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-6,254,001 Electronic business card device
A method of transferring business card information from a first user to a second user includes the steps of providing said first and second users with an...
US-6,253,251 Information handling system, method, and article of manufacture including integration of object security...
A system, method and article of manufacture for integrating object security service authorization in a distributed computing environment, includes one or more...
US-6,253,244 System and computer-implemented method for providing access to host-based screen applications using...
A method in a computer system, having a client, a server and a host, is disclosed which provides access to host-based legacy screen applications. The method...
US-6,253,206 Method and apparatus for a commercial network system designed to facilitate, manage and support the...
A system in which the implementation and integration of technology systems is facilitated, managed and supported regardless of the type of technology system...
US-6,253,190 Programmable shelf tag and method for changing and updating shelf tag information
A shelf tag comprising a liquid crystal display having optical states which are stable without power and an interface that allows for each character element to...
US-6,253,071 Method and apparatus for a cross-connect system with automatic facility information transference to a remote...
Automatic facility information transfer to remote locations in cross-connect systems is accomplished by providing limited telephone services to wired premises...
US-6,252,954 System and method for delaying the ringing of a line
With respect to processing a communication, a method and system for delaying the ringing of a line until the status of the communication is determined when...
US-6,249,800 Apparatus and accompanying method for assigning session requests in a multi-server sysplex environment
Apparatus and accompanying methods for use preferably in a multi-system shared data (sysplex) environment (100), wherein each system (110) provides one or more...
US-6,249,778 Integrated electronic scale, and a system and method which uses the scale automatically to compute...
An electronic scale integrally formed within the housing of a piece of office equipment increases a user's work space in a home or business environment. The...
US-6,249,774 Method for owning, managing, automatically replenishing, and invoicing inventory items
A method by which a distributor owns, manages, and automatically replenishes the inventory of a business that is a customer of the distributor. The distributor...
US-6,249,769 Method, system and program product for evaluating the business requirements of an enterprise for generating...
The information technology environment and requirements of a business entity are evaluated via an interactive engagement process, system and program product to...
US-6,246,880 Determining subscriber demands on a communications system
A method and system in a wireless communications system enables a network operator to accommodate subscriber demands by matching resources to current, congested...
US-6,246,485 Printer communication system and method
A printer communication system includes a printer (20) having a printer controller (34) with memory (38) and a processor (36). The printer (20) receives and...
US-6,243,842 Method and apparatus for operating on a memory unit via a JTAG port
A method of controlling the operations of an on-chip memory unit includes the steps of receiving an indication of at least the ready or busy state of the memory...
US-6,243,378 Method and apparatus for minimizing contention losses in networks
Contention losses are minimized in path searching, circuit-switched networks by adding intelligence to the last stage of the network. A count of number of bytes...
US-6,241,641 Method for establishing exercise activities using recyclable materials and related structures
An exercise device and business method for employing an existing plastic container as the exercise device. The exercise device is an existing plastic container...
US-6,240,486 System and method for on-line, real time, data migration
A system and method for providing on-line, real-time, transparent data migration from an existing storage device to a replacement storage device. The existing...
US-6,240,470 Magnetic disk control unit, and firmware active-interchange method therefor
The present invention relates to a magnetic disk control unit which can accomplish active interchange of firmwares. Thus, in this invention, a firmware...
US-6,240,415 Corporate and entertainment management interactive system using a computer network
A system, method, and apparatus is provided for computerized management of a method of corporate, business or sports management by a remote party comprising...
US-6,233,653 Hierarchical data storage system and data caching method
In a hierarchical data storage system that supplies data, on request, from a library apparatus in which the data are stored on removable media and from a...
US-6,233,572 Computer implemented system and method for high level controlled searching through a problem space
A system and method for searching a problem space. In an exemplary application, the search constructs a plan associated with a business enterprise and the...
US-6,233,493 Computer-implemented product development planning method
A computer-implemented system (10) for product development planning. The system (10) models a business enterprise in terms of its proposed products and the tasks...
US-6,230,229 Method and system for arbitrating path contention in a crossbar interconnect network
A method and system for transmitting data among a plurality of cards in a crossbar interconnect network having a plurality of cards each having source paths and...
US-6,229,803 Telecommunications provider agent
The invention is a provider agent product and method that operates as a software interface between a telephony card and a session manager in an advanced...
US-6,229,534 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-6,228,202 Business forms using carbonless sheets and non-impact laser printing and related process
A method of printing and assembling carbonless, multi-sheet business forms from a plurality of cut sheets is disclosed which includes the steps of, for each...
US-6,226,625 Value sharing method for determining pricing
A method for determining the pricing at which a provider will provide and offering of goods and services to a customer. Under the method, at least one area of...
US-6,226,600 Programmable electricity consumption monitor
A consumer-friendly system for monitoring electricity consumption by a residence or business is provided. The system comprises: (a) a measuring transmitting unit,...
US-6,223,180 System and computer-implemented method for transforming existing host-based screen applications into components...
A system and method in a computer system having coupled thereto a repository for storing data, which method is implemented by the computer system. The method...
US-6,220,512 System and method for managing business meetings
A system and method for monitoring and/or managing a business meeting, the system including a processor, memory circuitry, timer circuitry, a display and an...
US-6,219,751 Device level coordination of access operations among multiple raid control units
A method and apparatus for serializing access to disk arrays shareable among a plurality of RAID control units at a substantial reduction in intercontrol unit...
US-6,219,414 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-6,215,859 Delivery of urgent messages by integrated forced delivery and voice mailbox
A method for delivering voice mail to an intended recipient in which a voice-mail message is recorded for a recipient of the message, an urgent status is...
US-6,215,404 Network audio-link fire alarm monitoring system and method
A network audio-link alarm monitoring system for sensing the sound from triggered alarms and reporting the arm to alarm authorities. The system and method of the...
US-6,213,518 Method of labeling a package
A business form is provided which is particularly useful in shipping products where certain preprinted information can be provided and then individualized...
US-6,212,904 Liquid oxygen production
An apparatus for liquefying and storing a gas is provided. The apparatus is adapted to liquify relatively small quantities of gas, and to do so in a residence or...
US-6,212,530 Method and apparatus based on relational database design techniques supporting modeling, analysis and automatic...
A computer method and apparatus for generating and maintaining a structured collection of documents describing a desired system is provided. A conceptual model...
US-6,208,868 Expanded communication method in cordless telephone system
A communication method in a cordless telephone system having a base unit with which a plurality of portable units can be registered, and a portable unit...
US-6,208,728 Call waiting in call setup
The invention relates to call waiting started by a calling subscriber (subscriber A) on the busy line of a called subscriber (subscriber B). The calling...
US-6,208,726 System and method for automated emergency call breakthrough
An emergency breakthrough system allows users to break through a busy signal, using an automated rather than operator assisted technique. Upon receipt of a busy...
US-6,208,723 System and method for enhanced automatic recall
A telecommunications system and method is disclosed for allowing an attendant to initiate an automatic recall feature for a third party when that third party's...
US-6,208,659 Data processing system and method for providing personal information in a communication network
A data processing system and methodology allow subscribers to have web business cards that are accessible by other individuals via communication networks such as...
US-6,208,637 Method and apparatus for the generation of analog telephone signals in digital subscriber line access systems
A method and apparatus for providing analog telephony services over a digital subscriber loop access system is presented. Digital subscriber loop technologies...
US-6,208,345 Visual data integration system and method
A visual data integration system architecture and methodology is disclosed. The system architecture includes a transport framework that represents a ...
US-6,204,760 Security system for a building complex having multiple units
A security system and method for building complexes having multiple units provides enhanced resistance to intruder disablement, particularly for systems having a...
US-6,202,159 Vault controller dispatcher and methods of operation for handling interaction between browser sessions and...
A vault controller in an electronic business system includes a dispatcher for servicing browser requests initiated by a user for conducting business with an...
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