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US-5,848,270 Method and system for determining the performance characteristics of a computer system
A system and method for modeling the size of a computer system. In one embodiment, the present invention receives selected workload information which indicates...
US-5,846,624 Dual face pressure sensitive label
A business form including a unitary sheet of release liner extending in a longitudinal direction and on one face defining adjacent first and second sides...
US-5,845,289 Methodology for generating object structures for accessing conventional, non-object-oriented business applications
The invention proposes a method of defining and generating cooperating object structures for accessing Business Applications (BAs) which were not built upon the...
US-5,845,263 Interactive visual ordering system
A portable interactive visual ordering system and method utilizing full-color images. The system may be used by a restaurant to facilitate ordering menu items by...
US-5,844,757 Personal computer data storage card and method for transferring information between the data storage card and...
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-5,842,722 Printable coplanar laminates and method of making same
A sheetstock for preparing business forms including die-cut identification cards, labels, wrist bands, return envelope mailers, and loose leaf index tabs, which...
US-5,841,905 Business form image identification using projected profiles of graphical lines and text string lines
A method of identifying business forms that uses contour polygons constructed from linear line segments. Wherein contour polygons are derived from a windowed...
US-5,837,337 Business form with integrated lamination
A protectible form including a base ply having a printable face and a release face, a clear ply secured to the base ply release face by an adhesive, and a...
US-5,835,957 System and method for a fast data write from a computer system to a storage system by overlapping transfer...
A fast data write method for transferring data from a computer system to a storage system in a single tasking operating environment. A fast write flag is set in...
US-5,835,722 System to control content and prohibit certain interactive attempts by a person using a personal computer
A computer terminal and a method for blocking the use and transmission of vulgar and pornographic material in a responsive and interactive manner that...
US-5,833,700 Sterile occlusion fasteners and instrument and method for their placement
A clip, clip applier and method for ligating a tissue structure is provided. The applier has a two stage actuation. In the first stage, a tissue structure is...
US-5,832,456 System and method for weather adapted, business performance forecasting
A system and method for forecasting future retail performance are described herein. The system includes a storage device that stores a sales history database, a...
US-5,832,451 Automated travel service management information system
A method (1000) of automatically managing travel service information is provided. The method generates a business entity profile and individual profile for...
US-5,832,100 Method and apparatus for converting documents between paper medium and electronic media using a user profile
An apparatus and method for providing access to computerized information services for users unequipped with computers, particularly information services related...
US-5,832,072 Communication network with hidden calling number capability
A method and apparatus are disclosed for delivering calling line information in a manner which preserves the privacy interests of the caller while providing...
US-5,832,060 System and associated method for concatenated messaging
A method for call back messaging is disclosed. The method allows a calling party to provide name and number information for automatic delivery to a called party...
US-5,829,010 Apparatus and method to efficiently abort and restart a primary memory access
Primary memory access times are improved through an efficient technique of aborting and restarting primary memory accesses. A central processing unit of a...
US-5,826,085 Object oriented computer interface supporting interactive networked applications
An object oriented interactive application interface for facilitating application program development in a networked computer system providing on-line services...
US-5,826,029 Secured gateway interface
Accordingly, a computer implemented method, uniquely programmed computer system, and article of manufacture embodying computer readable program means all allow a...
US-5,822,436 Photographic products and methods employing embedded information
Technology is now available permitting consumers to make amateur-or even professional-grade copies of photographs. For wedding and portrait photographers, in...
US-5,819,291 Matching new customer records to existing customer records in a large business database using hash key
In this invention there is a method and system for matching new customer records to existing customer records in a database. The new customer records are...
US-5,819,110 System for determining whether connection or connectionless modes of communication should be used to transmit...
A method and system for monitoring, controlling and diagnosing operation of a machine such as a business office machine including a facsimile machine, a copier,...
US-5,818,603 Method and system for controlling and communicating with machines using multiple communication formats
A method and system which allows a remote monitoring and diagnostic computer or system to communicate using different communication protocols which are stored...
US-5,818,442 Method and apparatus for modeling business card exchanges in an international electronic conference
A computer system is programmed with a general purpose electronic conference (GPEC) application having a conference manager including a plurality of functions...
US-5,816,997 Method and apparatus for business forms processing
A system for stacking continuous folded forms coming from a folder and moving to a conveyor. A table is position adjacent and in line with the conveyor and in a...
US-5,815,566 Apparatus and method for dynamic inbound/outbound call management and for scheduling appointments
A telephone system provides dynamic inbound/outbound call management for a telemarketing campaign to automatically initiate outbound telephone calls for outbound...
US-5,812,981 Method of creating a data item object suitable for an application from a standard object oriented part
An object oriented system is configured to have the steps of creating an object oriented part composed of a data section and a procedure section for defining...
US-5,812,934 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-5,812,669 Method and system for providing secure EDI over an open network
A method and system for selectively interconnecting a plurality of computers (112,114) over an open public network (120,102,122), such as the INTERNET, provides...
US-5,812,607 Method and apparatus for processing wideband data in a digital cellular communication system
A system and method for processing wideband data within digital FM transceiver. A digital FM demodulator within the transceiver produces a demodulated...
US-5,810,397 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-5,809,304 Method of designing application-oriented program
A program designing method which makes it possible to efficiently design an application-oriented program without errors irrespective of levels of technical...
US-5,805,694 Redialing method by editing telephone number in telephone terminal equipment
A redialing method for telephone terminal equipment includes the steps of: dialing a telephone number in response to user input of numeric keys representative of...
US-5,802,293 Integrated plant environment utilizing an advanced program-to-program server enabling communications between...
The present invention provides for an integrated plant environment which includes a business computing environment, such as an IBM environment, to run business...
US-5,802,276 Information handling system, method, and article of manufacture including a vault object for encapsulation of...
A system, method and article of manufacture for improving object security in distributed object systems, in an information handling system employing object...
US-5,801,698 Dynamic information display during busy cycle of a processing system
Methods, systems and program products are provided which provide dynamic status to a user during the busy cycle of a processing system. The status information...
US-5,799,286 Automated activity-based management system
An automated activity-based management system and method (10) for making thereof are provided. A business organization has costs associated with its employees,...
US-5,799,254 Method and apparatus for providing a dial tone to a telephone within a wireless local loop system
The wireless local loop system employs cellular technology to provide telephone service to fixed telephones of remote stations having otherwise conventional...
US-5,797,541 Direct mail article comprising oversized card and integral envelope and reply device and method of manufacture
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-5,797,113 Method and system for determining transportation route
Transportation network information relating to a transportation network constructed by arranging a plurality of collection/delivery base points, a plurality of...
US-5,797,092 Method for monitoring the connection between the subscriber and the destination telephone and providing...
A cellular telephone subscriber who wishes directory assistance services is connected in the conventional manner to an operator who identifies a destination...
US-5,796,413 Graphics controller utilizing video memory to provide macro command capability and enhanched command buffering
An apparatus and method are disclosed for buffering graphics commands in a video graphics system, and for implementing graphics macro commands. The invention...
US-5,794,409 Method of processing and stuffing an envelope
The present invention is an envelope sheet capable of being automatically printed and formed into a standard business envelope using a high-speed separate sheet...
US-5,793,858 Method for improving call completion rates in telephony
The method of in-session activation of the present invention gives Telcos the ability to offer callers a menu of call completion services when the call...
US-5,791,790 Method and apparatus for providing print job buffering for a printer on a fast data path
An improved printer is provided that improves the response time before jobs are printer by providing a "fast data path" for certain print jobs while also storing...
US-5,787,308 Printing apparatus and method in which virtual busy signal is generated when printer buffer has larger vacant...
In a data transfer method, virtual handshake busy data is transferred to an I/O register when data is transferred through a parallel interface between data...
US-5,787,150 Method and system for automated collect call messaging
Method and apparatus allow a caller to contact a called party with a collect call whether or not the called station is answered or is busy. When the caller dials...
US-5,784,614 Cache affinity scheduling method for multi-processor nodes in a split transaction bus architecture
A method of selecting a process to run within a multi-processor computer system in which the processors are arranged in nodes defined by node buses. A global run...
US-5,784,444 Method and apparatus for providing personal calling identification at remote locations
This invention relates to a method and apparatus for specifying alternative phone numbers to be used as Incoming Calling Line Identification (ICLID) numbers....
US-5,781,905 Program generating method combining data item part with database manipulation part
Data item parts and database manipulation parts are prepared in advance, and a business transaction program is generated by combining the data item parts and the...
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