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US-5,870,388 Radio conferencing method and apparatus
A radio conferencing method and apparatus for transmitting packets of data from a plurality of radios over a transmission channel within a series of frames of...
US-5,867,824 Workflow method and system therefor
A workflow system comprising a plurality of workflow subsystems connected to a LAN (Local Area Network), these workflow subsystems being composed of servers and...
US-5,865,925 Method of folding and adhering a sheet using an in-line pressure sealer
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-5,864,821 Method and apparatus for transmitting data in correspondence to a progress stage of a series of business...
Even if undecided portion is contained in the data which is necessary for a series of business processings, necessary data is transmitted to the business...
US-5,864,541 Method and system for simultaneous service capacity calculation for multimedia services under aggregate traffic...
A method and system are provided for calculating the simultaneous service capacity for multimedia traffic under aggregate traffic conditions within a shared...
US-5,863,373 Pressure sealing method for business forms
Business forms are sealed by pressure with reduced tenting and pillowing. Each form has a strip of pressure sensitive adhesive of a predetermined width. In an...
US-5,862,350 Method and mechanism for maintaining integrity within SCSI bus with hot insertion
A mechanism and method for quiescing a SCSI bus by asserting the busy signal just prior to the SCSI signal pins making contact or decoupling during a hot...
US-5,862,204 Rare probability connection call registration method using incomplete call causation message for asynchronous...
An improved rare probability connection call registration method using an incomplete call causation message for an asynchronous transfer mode switching system,...
US-5,860,107 Processor and method for store gathering through merged store operations
First and second store instructions that target one or more locations in a cache memory are identified. A determination is made whether the cache memory is busy....
US-5,859,837 Flow control method and apparatus for ethernet packet switched hub
A flow control enabled Ethernet switch that applies backpressure to input ports that attempt to transmit a data packet to a busy destination port. The...
US-5,852,807 Method and apparatus for modeling business card exchanges in a point-to-point or a multi-point personal...
The conference manager and address service of a general purpose personal conference application are enhanced with a plurality of functions for setting up,...
US-5,850,435 Method for audible caller name announcement with call list feature
A method to audibly announce an identified caller name includes one embodiment, the caller name includes determined by making a query to a database with phone...
US-5,850,430 Method to identify clients and method for using a teleterminal device
A method for enabling a customer, residing at a fixed address, to conduct business transactions with a business service provider using a teleterminal connected...
US-5,848,426 Automatic data translation between different business systems
To avoid cost and errors associated with manual data re-entry, methods are provided for transferring data between different business systems (e.g., computer...
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...
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