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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...
US-5,781,529 Systems and methods for routing ATM switched virtual circuit calls
The invention routes SVC ATM call setups by utilizing one of a plurality of designated transit lists (DTLs) stored at an originating node. The DTLs describe all...
US-5,781,430 Optimization method and system having multiple inputs and multiple output-responses
A method and system for optimizing a steady-state performance of a process having multiple inputs and multiple output-responses is provided. The method and...
US-5,778,253 No repeat byte compression method for achieving high speed data transfer from a parallel port
The present invention removes restrictions on the maximum data transfer rate provided by the Centronics.RTM. and PC-compatible parallel interface (i.e., standard...
US-5,778,057 Service control point congestion control method
A method of managing the overloading of calls directed to a single telephone number. The method enables Service Control Point to service calls a small percentage...
US-5,778,052 Method and system for storing messages for later forwarding
Messages can be stored in a switched telephone network for later forwarding. A telephone call from a calling party telephone station being directed to a...
US-5,774,678 Method and apparatus for controlling and communicating with business office devices
A method and apparatus for controlling and communicating with business office devices, such as copiers, facsimiles and/or printers. The present invention...
US-5,774,459 Method of managing the transmission of messages from a set of transmitters to a single receiver on a single channel
Methods that enable the simple management of the unilateral exchanges of messages between a highly simplified set of transmitters and a single receiver, this...
US-5,774,117 Method and apparatus for exchanging electronic business cards in a point-to-point or a multi-point personal...
The conference manager of a general purpose personal conference application is enhanced, including a request management and a send/receive function for...
US-5,771,453 Multiple user base stations and methods for radio personal communications systems
A telephone base station allows a wire telephone network to be accessed by multiple cellular terminals within the local region of the base station. The users are...
US-5,768,360 Subscriber call routing processing system
A method is described for routing calls outside of a carriers network based on characteristics of the call, the attributes of the caller, the status of...
US-5,765,153 Information handling system, method, and article of manufacture including object system authorization and...
A system, method and article of manufacture, for improving object security in distributed object systems, in an information handling system employing object...
US-5,764,629 Method and apparatus for avoiding collisions in an electronic business set terminal
An electronic business set terminal (24) includes a signaling gate array (40) that performs reception and transmission of 8 kHz signaling messages while avoiding...
US-5,761,731 Method and apparatus for performing atomic transactions in a shared memory multi processor system
A mechanism for ensuring the accurate and timely completion of atomic transactions by multiple nodes coupled to a memory via a common interconnect in a...
US-5,761,601 Video distribution of advertisements to businesses
The present invention provides systems and methods for distributing full motion video media, usually in the form of advertisements to a plurality of businesses,...
US-5,761,438 Apparatus for measuring the amount of traffic of a network at a predetermined timing and compressing data in...
In a communication method and apparatus, the load of a network is reduced by compressing data or changing the data compression method in accordance with a busy...
US-5,759,327 Mailer printing method using ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer as a dual functional coating
A business form comprising a substrate with at least one surface bearing a dual-functional coating comprising a copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate...
US-5,758,438 Printing system and method for individually creating three-dimensional displays
By providing a three-dimensional, pop-up or mechanical image forming member in planar form removably mounted to a carrier, and constructed for being easily...
US-5,758,117 Method and system for efficiently utilizing rename buffers to reduce dispatch unit stalls in a superscalar...
A method for reducing dispatch stalls includes tracking allocation and deallocation of real rename buffers for instructions dispatched by a dispatch unit, and...
US-5,758,062 Method and apparatus for regression testing of application logic
A method and system for regression testing of application logic within a software system. Software architecture can be separated into a presentation layer (e.g.,...
US-5,757,768 VT path misconnection avoidance method in the event of SONET failures without causing uncleared AU squelch
Idle frames are transmitted from first and second nodes of ring network in response to a first link failure, and protection switching is performed to form a...
US-5,756,175 Construction for a business form having a removable label
A business form construction containing a removable label is provided. The construction includes a substrate having a window therein, a liner ply adhered to the...
US-5,754,628 Method of providing telecommunications network-based message services
A method of operating a telecommunications network to provide network-based messaging services includes utilizing a communication link between the network and a...
US-5,754,120 Network congestion measurement method and apparatus
A communication system including a CLOS switching network, and a method for characterizing network capacity, usage, congestion, and blocking and/or near blocking...
US-5,752,188 Unstructured supplementary service data from a home location register to an external node
A system and method is provided for controlling the signalling between the subscriber of a mobile station and an external service node such as a message center....
US-5,751,794 Proactive voice mail service
A method for providing a proactive voice mail service wherein a message is recorded by a voice mail server if the customer's phone line is busy or does not...
US-5,751,257 Programmable shelf tag and method for changing and updating shelf tag information
A shelf tag comprising a liquid crystal display having optical states which are stable without power and an interface that allows for each character element to...
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