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US-6,359,550 Personal communication device and call process status signalling method
An array of stimulators associated with a personal communications device for providing the user with tactile messaging respecting call processing or call network...
US-6,356,983 System and method providing cache coherency and atomic memory operations in a multiprocessor computer architecture
A cache coherency directory for a shared memory multiprocessor computer system. A data structure is associated with each cacheable memory location, the data...
US-6,356,980 Method and system for bypassing cache levels when casting out from an upper level cache
A method and system for bypassing cache levels when storing data castout from an upper level cache provides a memory hierarchy that can selectively skip one more...
US-6,356,977 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-6,356,543 Controlling mobile phone system user views from the world-wide web
A method and system are disclosed whereby a mobile phone user can select one or more service preferences for the mobile phone from a simulated mobile phone...
US-6,353,610 Method and system for call signaling in telephone calls over a packet-switched network
A telephone call from first telephone device to a second telephone device is initiated by a call directly from the first telephone device to a first gateway. The...
US-6,352,287 Apparatus and method for improved patch for business forms with integrated cards
A planar form or structure is used to create a thin card capable of receiving and retaining printed indicia, including written signatures, on both opposing...
US-6,349,820 Book-shaped device for holding a cuisine-specific collection of herbs and spices and business method for...
A spice-holding device includes a rectangular book-shaped container having a top, bottom, back cover, front cover, a binding end and an opening end defining an...
US-6,349,404 Object-oriented repository, a system and method for reusing existing host-based application assets for the...
A computer system is disclosed which has data contained in a plurality of objects described by a model representing host-based application assets. The model is...
US-6,349,350 System, method, and program for handling failed connections in an input/output (I/O) system
Disclosed is a system, method, and program for managing I/O operations transmitted from a computer system to a processing unit. The processing unit manages...
US-6,349,238 System and method for managing the workflow for processing service orders among a variety of organizations...
A system and method for managing the workflow for processing Service Orders among a variety of organizations within a telecommunications company. The system and...
US-6,349,133 Method and system for interfacing a telephony network and a digital data stream
A method and system interface a digital data stream having at least one telephony data set with a telephony network, such as a single twisted wire pair telephony...
US-6,349,131 Apparatus and method for graphically outputting status of trunk in switching system
In an apparatus and method for graphically outputting the status of a trunk in a switching system, if a trunk status graphics mode is selected, trunk ...
US-6,347,303 System configuration proposal method and tool therefor
A system configuration evaluation/proposal support method of supporting the effect evaluation of a support system for enhancing the business processing ability...
US-6,345,294 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-6,345,259 System and method for integrating business and manufacturing environments
A system and method for integrating business and manufacturing systems provides a computer integrated manufacturing environment. Work orders are defined in the...
US-6,345,239 Remote demonstration of business capabilities in an e-commerce environment
A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for demonstrating business capabilities in an e-commerce environment. Data connectivity is first...
US-6,341,290 Method and system for automating the communication of business information
One aspect of the invention is a system for automating the communication of business information. The system comprises a server (20) operable to capture business...
US-6,341,286 Method and apparatus for generating and distributing reports
A method and apparatus for generating and distributing computer output reports which does not require programing, does not require familiarity with database...
US-6,340,978 Method and apparatus for recording and presenting life stories
The user interface on a computer system displays information about an entity, such as a person, a business, a pet, a country, etc. The screen is associated with...
US-6,339,640 Method and apparatus for automatic callback in a telecommunication system
A method and apparatus for automatic callback used in an Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN). The system is particularly useful in the Personal Computer (PC)...
US-6,338,770 Selective horizontal, continuous vertical, sealing action
A method and apparatus for sealing a business form having pressure activated adhesive utilizes a minimum amount of equipment in a simple arrangement that has...
US-6,338,069 Method and apparatus for managing functions
A method and apparatus for managing functions (e.g., that express business rules) to allow calling functions, maintaining functions, and providing of an...
US-6,338,049 User-generated traveler's checks
A system and method for issuing travelers checks at a user's home or business using the purchaser's own computer system to allow the user to obtain travelers...
US-6,336,169 Background kill system bus transaction to optimize coherency transactions on a multiprocessor system bus
A method of maintaining cache coherency when a value is shared in one or more caches and an invalidation request for the corresponding memory block is issued, by...
US-6,335,964 Voice processing system
A voice processing system is connected to a switch via multiple telephone lines, and provides a set of line objects, each line object being associated with one...
US-6,334,158 User-interactive system and method for integrating applications
An application integrator that provides a user-interactive environment for integrating software applications having incompatible programming interfaces, such as...
US-6,332,939 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-6,330,628 Memory including a data structure used for identifying a communication protocol of a received communication
A method and system which allows a remote monitoring and diagnostic computer or system to communicate using different communication protocols which are stored...
US-6,330,575 Web commerce tool kit for distributed payment processing
Methods and systems for designing a Web page, to be hosted on a Web page server. The development applications provide an object-oriented, template-driven...
US-6,330,323 Enhanced overflow call processing
A system and method for Enhanced Overflow Call Processing redirects calls which cannot be completed to alternate terminations. An originating switch queries a...
US-6,328,210 Card for driver and traffic-related business conducting apparatus and method using the same
An IC card for the operators of vehicles in traffic, with which a traffic-related business conducting apparatus is used, and a method using the same are...
US-6,327,578 Four-party credit/debit payment protocol
A method, system, program, and method of doing business are disclosed for electronic commerce that includes the feature of a "thin" consumer's wallet by...
US-6,327,570 Personal business service system and method
A system and method of computerizing companies with customized individual addressable electronic direct marketing, self-service automation, and customer care...
US-6,327,356 Call forwarding on busy or no answer when call waiting is active
A method and an apparatus for handling incoming calls when call waiting is active. If the called party is not on a call when an incoming call occurs and the...
US-6,324,541 System, method, and computer program product for providing relational patterns between entities
A contact intelligence data mining tool for storing, processing, displaying, and printing relational patterns between entities (e.g., business and other...
US-6,321,205 Method of and system for modeling and analyzing business improvement programs
An automated system (100) and method for evaluating the probable impact of user-specified or system generated changes in business value drivers on the other...
US-6,312,544 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-6,312,208 Method and apparatus for business forms processing
A system for stacking continuous folded forms or web coming from a folder and separator and moving to a conveyor. A table is positioned adjacent and in line with...
US-6,311,191 Method and apparatus for improved contact and activity management and planning
Methods and apparatus for improved contact and activity management and planning where subject data, activity data and topic data are created and functionally...
US-6,310,950 Method, exchange and telecommunications network for controlling the establishment of connections to a...
Measurements are performed for detecting a mass calling to a subscriber (T) in a telecommunications network (KN), for controlling the establishment of ...
US-6,310,946 Method for interrupting a telephone call after receiving a busy signal
A telephone subscriber placing a telephone call through a telecommunications network (10) to a telephone line carrying an existing call may interrupt that call...
US-6,308,522 Method for manufacturing a vending machine for serving extremely cold frozen product and method for...
The present invention is generally directed to a method for modifying a vending machine to provide a vending machine for storing product at a temperature no...
US-6,308,161 System and method for business process space definition
A method and system for representing business processes such as in a workflow model. Each of a plurality of processes is defined as a 3-tuple including a noun, a...
US-6,303,539 Printable sheets which forms duplicate copies and methods for producing and using same
Business forms that provide duplicate images in heat fusing toner printers which comprise a base sheet and a thermosensitive, image-forming coating positioned on...
US-6,301,607 Arrangement and method for displaying and sharing images
According to an aspect of the disclosure, the present invention provides methods and arrangements for using the internet and an internet access appliance to...
US-6,301,574 System for providing business information
An apparatus, method and data structure for communicating business information, including outsourcing information. Contractor provide information regarding their...
US-6,301,565 System and method of verifying graphically displayed relative information
An electronic price label relative information verification system which ensures that first business information for an item is equal to second business...
US-6,301,533 Business trip computer
A tracking system for monitoring the use of a vehicle is provided. The tracking system includes a plurality of operational sensors, a location sensor and a data...
US-6,301,523 Apparatus and method of dispensing asphalt sealant during non-business hours
An asphalt sealant dispensing system includes an electronic user interface adapted to allow customers during non-business hours access to asphalt sealant. A...
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