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US-7,684,804 Method for providing wireless communication services and network and system for delivering same
The present invention is directed to an improved network and system for a wireless communication system. The improved business method, operations method, network...
US-7,684,349 Method and system for transparently controlling the behavior of service methods in a service oriented architecture
A method and system for transparently controlling infrastructure service methods in a service oriented architecture by enabling a higher level application...
US-7,681,921 Automobile identification labeling and tracking system
A system, method, computer program, and business form that may be used to more quickly, accurately, and efficiently label, identify, track, and inventory new and...
US-7,681,195 System, method, and service for efficient allocation of computing resources among users
A computing resource allocation system allocates hardware and software resources among employees, based upon a combination of the employee level, job function,...
US-7,681,133 Declarative task-based user interfaces
In one embodiment, a method for building wizard-style user interfaces (UIs) for a business task includes identifying a collection of metadata associated with the...
US-7,680,786 Optimization of targeted advertisements based on user profile information
A system and method to facilitate optimization of targeted advertisements based on user profile information are described. A set of event keywords associated...
US-7,680,707 Municipal personal property tax compliance method, system, and computer program product
A method and system for ensuring property tax compliance are disclosed, in order to assist municipalities in achieving high accuracy compliance in the Personal...
US-7,680,705 Method and system for additive bar codes to minimize the size and optimize the function and usability of a bar...
A system and method is provided for automating placement of orders from a catalog that has been JumpCode enabled by inclusion of bar codes. A sequence of...
US-7,680,686 System and methods for business to business price modeling using price change optimization
The present invention relates to business to business market price control and management systems. More particularly, the present invention relates to systems...
US-7,680,681 Shared insurance industry system for non-disruptive enhancement and substitution of insurance transaction...
Apparatus and methods for implementing a new insurance industry business processing system, called a "Shared Industry Platform", are described. A network-based...
US-7,680,329 Character recognition apparatus and character recognition method
A character recognition apparatus generates each character candidate from a character string written in a plurality of character entry boxes written on a sheet...
US-7,680,308 Medical imaging-quality assessment and improvement system (QAISys)
The business method known as QAISys (Quality Assessment and Improvement System) is a process that rates comprehensively and continually the quality of medical...
US-7,680,052 Closed loop resource allocation
Method and apparatus for performing transmission data rate allocation in a high speed wireless communications network. A macro control loop with the network of...
US-7,676,831 Role-based access control management for multiple heterogeneous application components
Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to access control and provide a method, system and computer program product for...
US-7,676,569 Method for building enterprise scalability models from production data
The invention provides a method for preparing a discrete event simulation model of a production network including a client and a plurality of servers on a...
US-7,676,518 Clustering for structured data
A system and method for processing data using a bubble clustering algorithm are presented. In the system and method, a set of data is formatted for processing. A...
US-7,676,455 Identifying and/or extracting data in connection with creating or updating a record in a database
The invention provides systems, methods, and computer programs to improve the accuracy and efficiency with which data analysts can use news stories, press...
US-7,676,432 Methods and apparatus for transacting electronic commerce using account hierarchy and locking of accounts
Apparatus and methods are provided for facilitating electronic commerce in an environment in which a service provider handles business transactions between...
US-7,676,429 Credit instrument and system providing multiple services including access to credit services and access to a...
An apparatus and methods for a card that allows a cardholder to set up auto-charge payment of dues and fees to a series of clubs, merchants or service providers....
US-7,676,425 Method and system for providing flexible financing
Methods and systems for providing flexible financing are disclosed. In one embodiment, the present invention relates to a business card product with a customer...
US-7,676,407 Method and apparatus for account payable matching for an online purchasing system
Systems and methods are provided for an online purchasing system. In one embodiment, the online system includes business logic for approving a purchase...
US-7,676,387 Graphical display of business rules
Methods, systems and carrier media for viewing business rules are disclosed. Components of the business rules may be stored as entries in one or more database...
US-7,676,246 Secure audio-visual communication device
A method and apparatus are disclosed for providing audio-visual communication between registered users. Similar to the traditional walkie-talkie, a user...
US-7,675,407 Life safety device for the hearing impaired
The instant invention includes a central security and alarm system that operates to protect a home or business and includes a personal safety device to...
US-7,674,066 Tactile tile product for the visually impaired, method of manufacture and methods of conducting business therewith
The present invention provides a tactile tile comprising hemispherical outward protruding domes on an upper surface for pedestrian traffic, and a plurality of...
US-7,673,657 Method for operating and managing a re-fueling business
Disclosed is a method for operating and managing a re-fueling business. The method includes contracting with a customer to fuel a fuel consuming vehicle for the...
US-7,673,340 System and method for analyzing system user behavior
A system and method for monitoring and analyzing user activity of an interactive system, providing insight and recommendations to improve the interactive system...
US-7,673,282 Enterprise information unification
An enterprise information unification system including an information modeler for modeling business entities and their properties as an information model, the...
US-7,672,904 System and method to facilitate and support electronic communication of ideas
A method and apparatus effectuates bilateral commerce in ideas. An originator and user-driven on-line commercial network system is designed to facilitate idea...
US-7,672,863 System and method for load balancing based on service level objectives and information on the contents of start...
A load balancing method comprises the steps of: registering a business configuration definition of each business service including a schedule of the business...
US-7,671,753 Slurry monitoring system and method
System and method are disclosed for monitoring slurry from a central location and replenishing the slurry as needed. The method/system allows a slurry supplier...
US-7,671,751 System and method for conducting pet death, and other pet related transactions over a computer network
A business method for conducting pet, death, DNA and other related transactions over a computer network is disclosed. A one-stop site on the Internet permits...
US-7,669,246 System and method for linking user accounts to business entitlement objects
A system comprises a business entitlement object, a primary account associated with a first user, wherein the primary account is linked to the business...
US-7,669,212 Service platform suite management system
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for managing the presentation and regulation of E-Commerce, content and service providers access in an...
US-7,669,205 Using messages to extend CRM functionality
A method of extending the functionality of an API in a CRM program and system to implement the method is disclosed. The method may allow a user to use request...
US-7,669,148 System and methods for portable device for mixed media system
A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes media of at least two types (e.g., printed paper as a...
US-7,668,990 Method of controlling a device to perform an activity-based or an experience-based operation
Activity-based or experienced-based operations are created and defined during an initialization or setup session for one or more system component, with minimum...
US-7,668,870 Methods and systems for updating web pages via a web data instant update utility
A method for updating web pages on a web server without republishing the web pages involves providing on a production database server a live version of one or...
US-7,668,788 Resource assignment optimization using direct encoding and genetic algorithms
This invention provides a means to minimize the costs of technical and business processes. These processes are comprised of resources and tasks requiring...
US-7,668,770 Method of repeatedly securitizing intellectual property assets and facilitating investments therein
The present invention relates to methods of repeatedly valuing intellectual property assets and securitizing such assets. The present invention provides a means...
US-7,668,746 Human resource assessment
Methods, devices, and systems are provided for human resource assessment. A resource planning device includes a processor, a memory, and a user interface coupled...
US-7,668,745 Human resource assessment
Methods, devices, and systems are provided for human resource assessment. A resource planning device includes a processor, a memory, and a user interface coupled...
US-7,668,614 Optimization-based process scheduling method and system
Embodiments of a method of optimally scheduling, in near real-time, workunits for processing on processing stations in a processing system, while accounting for...
US-7,668,352 Communicating computer-aided detection results in a standards-based medical imaging environment
A method, system, and method of doing business in a standards-based medical imaging environment is described in relation to the communication of computer-aided...
US-7,667,604 Context-aware and real-time item tracking system architecture and scenarios
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for real-time and context-aware tracking of items. Tags bound to items are read and information read...
US-7,665,014 Method and apparatus for generating forms using form types
A method, computer readable medium and system are provided which generate model driven forms that represent data models. Using the method, to generate a form...
US-7,664,767 System and method for geographically organizing and classifying businesses on the world-wide web
A method and search engine for classifying a source publishing a document on a portion of a network, includes steps of electronically receiving a document, based...
US-7,664,704 Clearing receivables with improved search
A system and method match payments with invoices. A payment is received from a business partner. Multiple fields of an invoice database are concatenated to form...
US-7,664,701 Masking private billing data by assigning other billing data to use in commerce with businesses
A method and apparatus for shielding a user's private billing data, such as credit card information, or other billing arrangements, but distributing different...
US-7,664,670 Product development and assessment system
The present invention discloses a method, program product and system for conducting product assessment and development. One preferred embodiment relates to a...
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