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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...
US-5,983,203 Computer implemented method for processing data items from different sources of a common business attribute
A computer implemented method for processing streams of data signals representing different data items of a common business attribute transmitted by a plurality...
US-5,983,110 Method for operating a telecommunications system, and a telecommunications system in which the method can be used
The invention relates to a method for operating a telecommunications system having a switching station (BS) and a plurality of internal subscriber stations (HA1,...
US-5,982,859 Method and telecommunication system for transmitting a facsimile message
A method and system for transmitting a facsimile message uses a public-switched telecommunications network, the public-switched telecommunication network having...
US-5,982,302 Touch-sensitive keyboard/mouse
A combination keyboard/mouse is realized using a touch-sensitive member. The touch-sensitive member (or an area of a larger touch-sensitive member) may be...
US-5,978,780 Integrated bill consolidation, payment aggregation, and settlement system
The present invention is an integrated bill consolidation, payment aggregation, and account-payment application system. The system acts as a settlements exchange...
US-5,978,769 System and method for determining and analyzing building occupancy
A system and method that determines building occupancy at a selected site by using geographically based structures to identify potential clients and to analyze...
US-5,977,967 Object-oriented business object interface framework and method
Interface object classes providing a template class (402) for list boxes (500) and a template class (410) for combo boxes (506) which encapsulates a linkage...
US-5,974,396 Method and system for gathering and analyzing consumer purchasing information based on product and consumer...
A method and system for gathering and analyzing customer and purchasing information permits a retailer or retail chain to process transactional information...
US-5,974,313 System and method for defining an urgency class of a disorder appearing in a communication system station
A system and method for determining an urgency class of a disturbance occurring in a base station of a cellular communication system. A list of possible...
US-5,974,135 Teleservices computer system, method, and manager application for integrated presentation of concurrent...
A teleservices system, workstation configuration, and teleservices manager application provide for integrated concurrent interactions with various host computer...
US-5,974,131 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-5,974,044 System and method for controlling voice and data communications
This invention appropriately regulates or controls a simultaneous communication between different communication methods. When a request of a voice communication...
US-5,971,691 Forms transfer system and method
Business forms are stacked using a cart having first and second portions pivotally movable with respect to each other from a substantially L-shaped configuration...
US-5,970,466 Graphical computer system and method for appointment scheduling
A computer program stored in a storage medium and a computer-implemented method for scheduling appointments for an office or business includes program code for...
US-5,970,464 Data mining based underwriting profitability analysis
A computer implemented method of underwriting profitability analysis delivers the analytic process to a wide cross section of insurance decision makers. The...
US-5,970,415 Method for handling collision of calls
A method and a subscriber unit and a subscriber network element, in a radio system provided with a wireless local loop, for handling a collision of an outgoing...
US-5,970,253 Priority logic for selecting and stacking data
A method and apparatus for setting a priority sequence among a plurality of requesters using a common destination within a computer system. An advantage is that...
US-5,968,308 Method for pressure sealing
An in-line pressure sealer processes folded sheets with pressure sensitive adhesive into finished business forms. The in-line pressure sealer has pairs of infeed...
US-5,968,182 Method and means for utilizing device long busy response for resolving detected anomalies at the lowest level...
A method and means within a hierarchical, demand/response DASD subsystem of the passive fault management type in which, upon the occurrence of fault, error, or...
US-5,966,437 Method and system for personalized directory assistance services
A mobile telephone, or personal communication services subscriber who wishes directory assistance services is connected in the conventional manner to an operator...
US-5,963,952 Internet browser based data entry architecture
The technical field of the present invention is directed to Internet based data entry systems. Problems with existing WEB Browser technologies include an...
US-5,963,939 Method and apparatus for an incremental editor technology
An object-driven application tool allows a Value Added Reseller (VAR) to access a large body of publicly available information about computing devices and to...
US-5,960,410 Device and method for object-based development of business applications software
A device and method for developing software for managing a business process. The steps of the method include (a) providing a plurality of business server objects...
US-5,960,357 Method for executing automatic calling function in a cordless telephone system
A method for registering a telephone number for executing an automatic calling function in a cordless telephone system comprising a base station and a...
US-5,960,065 Two-line telephone controller with hold feature
In a two-line telephone controller which includes a line select switch which operates complementarily to a force busy relay that allows an unselected telephone...
US-5,959,998 Channel selection method for an ISDN line and an ISDN switching system therefor
An H channel for controlling the use of network is selected to effectively use lines when a request for H communication is issued. An ISDN line channel selection...
US-5,959,981 Method and apparatus for transmitting information in a communication network
In a communication system where frame boundaries for the discrete frames for different users may be offset relative to one another, assignment of a remote unit...
US-5,958,346 Power-assisted deodorizer system and method
An article deodorizer system and method which is suitable for fixed, mobile, and vehicular mounting and complete interfacing with their air systems at any sites...
US-5,958,072 Computer-system processor-to-memory-bus interface having repeating-test-event generation hardware
A processor-to-memory interface (PMI) for a multiprocessor computer system and a computer testing method are disclosed. The multi-processor computer system...
US-5,958,066 On-line scanning and maintenance of a disk drive array
A method and apparatus provide for maintenance and on-line scanning of the mass storage elements of a computer system without taking those elements off-line....
US-5,956,395 Automatic redial method for telephone switching system
A telephone switching system capable of enabling an individualized subscriber phone set of a calling subscriber to dial a stored telephone number, and if a...
US-5,953,971 Dual web singulating cutter
A method and apparatus for producing an array of individual business forms from a web allow two or more sets of forms from a single web to be formed and...
US-5,953,671 System and method for priority group access
An improved trunked radio repeater system and method providing an alternative communication mechanism for contacting a dispatcher within the system when the...
US-5,950,212 Method and system for workload based group committing for improved performance
In a relational database management system (RDBMS), a method of issuing input/output tasks (I/Os) which store record information from a buffer to an after image...
US-5,950,136 System and method for routing data calls in a cellular network
A channel routing manager that is employed by a mobile telecommunications switching office routes voice and data calls over a carrier facility interconnecting a...
US-5,949,336 Fastener assembly and method of making the same
A fastener assembly for use in tagging an article of commerce and in detecting the unauthorized removal of the article from a store or other business...
US-5,946,694 Apparatus and method for transparent application of service to business objects
According to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, a managed object assembly (MOA) is used to abstract the business logic of a given system from the...
US-5,944,946 Apparatus and process for perimeter pressure sealing
Method and apparatus for activating longitudinal and transverse pressure sensitive adhesive strips in marginal edge portions of paper business forms are...
US-5,944,809 Method and apparatus for distributing interrupts in a symmetric multiprocessor system
A distributed interrupt controller system for use in a multiprocessor environment, having at least two local programmable interrupt controllers (LOPICs) coupled...
US-5,944,804 Super pipelined architecture for transmit flow in a network controller
A system and method of pipelining the flow of data in a bus mastered network controller. The concept of successful completion on copy is used. The bus mastering...
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