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US-6,025,781 Device for use in detecting the unauthorized removal of an article of commerce from a store or other business...
A device for use in detecting the unauthorized removal of an article of commerce from a store or other business establishment. The device comprises a fastener of...
US-6,023,505 System and method for providing a busy signal to a communication
A system and method to provide a busy signal to a communication without a terminating network element providing answer supervision and without the originating...
US-6,023,478 Method and apparatus for communicating data byte streams
The invention in its preferred embodiment involves a data producer such as a host processor that multiplexes two or more data byte streams onto a single...
US-6,023,271 Framework for binding data viewers/data manipulation with one to many objects through introspection
Systems and methods for programming applications with GUIs in accordance that do not require time-consuming and error-prone custom coding of GUI/internal...
US-6,021,942 Bar-coded label for "attempt to deliver" parcels
A package delivery facilitating business form, and method of facilitating delivery of the package, are easy to use and implement. A business form typically is a...
US-6,021,257 Merged image print out system and method therefor
A form for printing print data, such as business data generated by an application program is generated by a form defining program. The form defining program...
US-6,021,177 Community alarm/notification device, method and system
A telecommunications system and device for providing a notification or warning of pending or imminent danger to the public. The system provides the communication...
US-6,019,865 Method of forming labels containing transponders
A radio frequency transponder is adhered to a substrate forming a label or business form. The substrate has thermally sensitive material whereby the substrate...
US-6,018,732 System, method and article of manufacture for a runtime program regression analysis tool for a simulation engine
A system is disclosed that provides a goal based learning system utilizing a rule based expert training system to provide a cognitive educational experience. The...
US-6,018,731 System, method and article of manufacture for a goal based system utilizing a spreadsheet and table based...
A system is disclosed that provides a goal based learning system utilizing a rule based expert training system to provide a cognitive educational experience. The...
US-6,018,730 System, method and article of manufacture for a simulation engine with a help website and processing engine
A system is disclosed that provides a goal based learning system utilizing a rule based expert training system to provide a cognitive educational experience. The...
US-6,018,721 Method and system for improved collateral monitoring and control
A system and method is provided for advanced multi-currency collateral monitoring and controlling for use in a variety of businesses. The system maintains...
US-6,016,527 Method and apparatus for improving fairness in SCSI bus arbitration
Methods and associated apparatus for improving the fairness of bus allocation in association with standard SCSI bus arbitration. The present invention provide a...
US-6,016,486 System method and article of manufacture for a goal based system utilizing an activity table
A system is disclosed that provides a goal based learning system utilizing a rule based expert training system to provide a cognitive educational experience. The...
US-6,016,477 Method and apparatus for identifying applicable business rules
A method and apparatus for identifying decision points in Business Objects and classifying business rules that are applicable to the decision points. Business...
US-6,015,589 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-6,014,436 Telecommunications answering feature method and apparatus
In a telephone system, if the telephone set of a called party is busy or an incoming call is not answered, the called party is unavailable. In this event an...
US-6,014,434 Method for controlling and processing an incoming call of a line-busy exchange system
A method for controlling and processing a call from one keyphone to a busy keyphone utilizing a keyphone main unit connected to an office line and a plurality of...
US-6,012,925 Method for guaranteeing remuneration received by the owner when selling cattle
This invention is directed toward a method of doing business, wherein a first entity, referred to as the Secondary Guarantor, engages in the business of...
US-6,012,716 Lottery number picker and method
A number picker for placing bets in lotteries and a method for manufacturing the number picker. The number picker is comprised of a platform having an upper...
US-6,012,067 Method and apparatus for storing and manipulating objects in a plurality of relational data managers on the web
The present invention provides a system for the retrieval, construction and manipulation of any kind of objects using Structured Query Language (SQL) over...
US-6,011,834 Apparatus and method for providing automatic telephone response service by using intelligent peripheral system
A method for providing automatic telephone response services by using an intelligent peripheral system (IP) is disclosed. Particularly the invention provides to...
US-6,011,794 Internet based telephone apparatus and method
An internet related telephone accessory connects directly to conventional home and business telephones and enables the establishment of long distance telephone...
US-6,011,677 Personal computer data storage card and adapter and method for transferring information between the data...
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-6,009,525 Multi-tier electronic software distribution
Methods of electronic software distribution are provided in which software products may be wrapped by their publishers in a straightforward, secure manner, but...
US-6,006,215 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-6,003,064 System and method for controlling data transmission between network elements
A system and method for controlling data transmission between two network elements. A first port of a transmitting element is coupled to a second port of a...
US-6,003,021 System, method and article of manufacture for a simulation system for goal based education
A system is disclosed that provides a goal based learning system utilizing a rule based expert training system to provide a cognitive educational experience. The...
US-6,003,015 Order confirmation system and method of using same
A new and improved video order confirmation method and system that is adapted for use with a point-of-sale terminal and an audio order confirmation station to...
US-6,002,939 Apparatus and method for allocating channels in plural communication units
A cordless telephone with no control channels which makes connection possible even when the handset or the base unit is within the area of another cordless...
US-6,002,753 Method and apparatus for interfacing computers to exchange telephone call business information
An apparatus and method is provided for exchanging telephone call information between two computers, one of which is coupled to a computerized branch exchange...
US-5,999,613 Method and system for processing incoming calls during calls-in-progress
A method and system for processing an incoming call during a call-in-progress utilizes a communication station for detecting the incoming call from a new caller...
US-5,999,141 Enclosed dipole antenna and feeder system
A directional antenna for telecomunication base station applications for home or business is provided. A folded dipole, a passive reflector, a balun and...
US-5,997,680 Method of producing printed media
Two pairs of parallel substantial-cut or scored lines extend the length of a card stock sheet and short through-cut lines extend between each of the pairs to...
US-5,997,457 Method of manufacturing a direct mail article
A direct mail article that is produced from an integral web or sheet of card stock that can be transmitted through the mails without an outer wrapper or envelope...
US-5,995,884 Computer peripheral floor cleaning system and navigation method
A computer peripheral system including a mobile vehicle, a two-way wireless link to a host computer and software residing on the host computer for providing...
US-5,995,848 System and method of completing calls to busy mobile subscribers in a radio telecommunications network
A method and system of completing calls to busy mobile subscribers in a radio telecommunications network. The system includes a gateway mobile switching center...
US-5,995,826 Methods for conditional tone responsive reconnection to directory assistance center
A cellular telephone subscriber who wishes directory assistance services is connected in the conventional manner to an operator who identifies a destination...
US-5,995,614 Dynamic requeing to avoid latency in call-routing systems
A method for rerouting calls in a call-routing system having a routing processor storing information about the status of remote telephone stations involves...
US-5,995,590 Method and apparatus for a communication device for use by a hearing impaired/mute or deaf person or in silent...
A method and apparatus is disclosed that allows people to carry on unobtrusive phone conversations in business or other settings where it is either not possible...
US-5,992,888 Advertising device and method for use at point of sale
A device and method for displaying advertising materials to a potential purchaser coincident with the making of a financial transaction by the purchaser. The...
US-5,991,620 Positioning busy indicator and queuing mechanism
A telecommunications system and method is disclosed which avoids unwanted feature interactions while positioning a mobile station that was in idle mode when the...
US-5,991,394 Method and system for establishing voice communications using a computer network
A method and system (100) establishes voice communications between a computer user (102) and an agent (104) of a business over a computer network, such as the...
US-5,991,391 Dynamic re-routing
A method for rerouting calls in a call-routing system having a routing processor storing information about the status of remote telephone stations involves...
US-5,991,387 Monitoring and controlling channels to improve the interface of calls
A method is provided for monitoring channels and controlling calls. Multiple channels provided by at least one digital line are monitored. Based on this...
US-5,991,367 Telephone call screener
A telephone call screener and method of use is disclosed for use with a user's telephone system. It rejects unwanted telephone calls, such as those from...
US-5,991,304 Method and apparatus for minimizing asynchronous transmit FIFO under-run and receive FIFO over-run conditions
A circuit adapted to a first-in/first-out device ("FIFO") is disclosed. The circuit includes a counter and a first end of packet detector that is coupled to the...
US-5,987,497 System and method for managing the configuration of distributed objects
A computer system includes at least one client computer and at least one server computer. An Object Configuration Manager allows a user to distribute and use...
US-5,987,443 System, method and article of manufacture for a goal based educational system
A system is disclosed that provides a goal based learning system utilizing a rule based expert training system to provide a cognitive educational experience. The...
US-5,983,276 Acknowledgement tracking and automatic faxing system of EDI transactions on the internet
A method and apparatus for performing reliable data transfer operations over a global computer network are provided. This is accomplished by transmitting data...
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