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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...
US-6,199,047 Apparatus and method for an event rating engine
An event rating engine can be configured for a particular task and is logically decoupled from a rating database when a usage event is rated. The rating engine...
US-6,198,743 Traffic policing in broadband networks
A method is disclosed for traffic policing in packet-based, broadband networks, such as ATM networks. The method comprises the steps of monitoring the arrival of...
US-6,195,682 Concurrent server and method of operation having client-server affinity using exchanged client and server keys
In a distributed information network, a broker server is coupled to a plurality of child servers and to a plurality of clients in the network. The broker server...
US-6,192,425 Personal computer interrupt line sharing circuit with active interrupt line monitoring, and method for sharing...
In an interrupt line sharing circuit for a personal computer system, which has a plurality of instruments and one common interrupt line provided in common to the...
US-6,192,346 Vacations and holiday scheduling method and system having a bidding object which enables employees to bid and...
The present invention provides a vacation and holiday scheduling system. The system includes a variety of objects to assist a business in controlling and...
US-6,192,117 Telephone calling card with enhanced features
A method and apparatus for implementing a business card having a calling card feature are provided. In conjunction with a long distance switch and a suitable...
US-6,192,048 Method and apparatus for implementing hunt group support for a crosspoint controller
A method and apparatus which obviates the throughput limitations retries generated by busy conditions of conventional switches which are limited to but a single...
US-6,189,009 System and method for integrating paper-based business documents with computer-readable data entered via a...
In an Internet-based process, a method of integrating paper-based business documents requiring an original signature with electronic data about those documents,...
US-6,189,003 Online business directory with predefined search template for facilitating the matching of buyers to qualified...
A system and method to provide buyers with information that supports the selection of qualified vendors and service providers at the precise time they are...
US-6,185,433 Communication device and method for determining a busy status thereof in a dispatch system
A communication device (e.g., 103) includes a user interface (209), a receiver (203), a controller (205), and a transmitter (201). A user of the communication...
US-6,185,189 Method for adapting committed information rate over frame relay switched network
The Committed Information Rate (CIR) functionality is converted to an Adaptive Rate Base (ARB) mechanism. The solution is based on the interaction between a...
US-6,182,572 Method and apparatus for producing multiple cut business forms
A method and apparatus for manufacturing multiple die cut business forms is disclosed. One embodiment of a printing press according to the present invention...
US-6,182,089 Method, system and computer program product for dynamically allocating large memory pages of different sizes
A method, system and computer program product for dynamically allocating large memory pages of different sizes. Each process can select multiple page sizes. An...
US-6,179,336 Pressure seal pocket business form production
A pocket containing business form, an intermediate for producing the form, and method of producing the business form, provide optimum securement of the panels of...
US-6,178,362 Energy management system and method
An energy and facilities management system and method is provided for energy users with large physical plants which provides these energy users with a...
US-6,175,838 Method and apparatus for forming page map to present internet data meaningful to management and business operation
Conventionally, a web site stores Internet data indicating file access status for the files that have been accessed in response to requests from web browsers....
US-6,175,743 System and method for delivery of short message service messages to a restricted group of subscribers
A telecommunications system and method is disclosed for encapsulating header information associated with a Short Message Service (SMS) message within that SMS...
US-6,175,741 System and method for enhancing business card services within a cellular network
A telecommunications system and method is disclosed for enhancing business card services implemented within cellular networks to provide additional features to...
US-6,175,731 Radio communication apparatus and control method therefor
In placing a call, a destination telephone number entered through the keyboard section 12 is saved in a storage device 10. A signal indicating that a line cannot...
US-6,175,621 Priority call on busy
A method and a system for setting a priority level of a call in which a request is received for changing a priority level of a call to one of a plurality of...
US-6,173,189 Method and apparatus for multi-protocol reverse channel infrastructure sharing
A base station (222) capable of receiving reverse channel data using two over the air protocols preferably comprises a transmitter (224) and modulator (226) for...
US-6,170,742 Method for using a smart card for recording operations, service and maintenance transactions and determining...
A computerized "smart card" which has a read/write memory and formatted data storage blocks is used to track the life history of one or more associated...
US-6,169,997 Method and apparatus for forming subject (context) map and presenting Internet data according to the subject map
Currently, a web site stores Internet data indicating file access status for the files that have been accessed in response to requests from web browsers....
US-6,169,974 Method for closed loop processing of transactions utilizing bank card association
A procedure for tracking transactions carried out between multiple cost centers and an in-house supply facility of a business entity is carried out by setting up...
US-6,169,892 Flow control of authentication triplet request for reducing usage time of a central processor
A method of requesting authentication triplets as a function of CPU processing time at a MSC. The MSC requests a new set of authentication triplets from an HLR...
US-6,169,795 Internet telephony callback system and method of operation
A system and method to implement callback for unanswered telephone calls in an Internet Telephony Callback system. A calling station and a called station are...
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