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US-6,671,673 Method for integrated supply chain and financial management
A method to generate a strategic business plan to improve operations, and to closely monitor various performance measures of an enterprise. This is accomplished...
US-6,671,671 System and method for transmitting data from customer premise equipment sans modulation and demodulation
In a system and method for the collection of alphanumeric data from Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) at the behest of an enhanced service provider (such as a...
US-6,670,958 Method and apparatus for routing data to multiple graphics devices
In a specific embodiment, a system for providing video includes a system bus, which in one embodiment is an Advanced Graphics Port (AGP) busy. The system bus is...
US-6,670,810 System and method for distributed monitoring of surroundings using telemetry of data from remote sensors
A system and method for gathering and analyzing data captured from one or more remote sensing units positioned in the field. Remote sensing units preferably...
US-6,668,370 Synchronous execution of object-oriented scripts and procedural code from within an interactive test facility
The present invention provides a method, system, and computer program for providing synchronous execution between objects written in an object-oriented...
US-6,668,259 Tracking method for storing event data using database-objects
Business transactions or other events may be structured as a series of database-objects formed of combinations of sub-objects which in turn may depend on yet a...
US-6,668,245 Method of determining reserving order number and final order number of merchandises
The method of determining a reserving order number and a final order number of a merchandise is performed by the steps of: computing a standard sales number D...
US-6,668,203 State machine analysis of sensor data from dynamic processes
A state machine model analyzes sensor data from dynamic processes at a facility to identify the actual processes that were performed at the facility during a...
US-6,666,768 System and method for tracking game of chance proceeds
A system and method for tracking game of chance proceeds are provided. The invention includes a point of sale computer electronically communicating registered...
US-6,665,791 Method and apparatus for releasing functional units in a multithreaded VLIW processor
A method and apparatus are disclosed for releasing functional units in a multithreaded very large instruction word (VLIW) processor. The functional unit release...
US-6,665,676 Method and system for presenting on-line "Yellow Pages" particularly in association with location data
A method for doing business, wherein a web server maintains a commercial subscriber database including a plurality of records each containing data relating to...
US-6,665,648 State models for monitoring process
System and method for preparing, using, and displaying a state model of a process, as an industrial or business process, as a sequence of discrete steps. The...
US-6,665,644 Conversational data mining
A method for collecting data associated with the voice of a voice system user includes conducting a plurality of conversations with a plurality of voice system...
US-6,665,375 Method and apparatus for providing accessibility to call connection status
A telephone device is customized with an indicator for presenting call connection status information to hearing impaired or deaf users. The telephone device...
US-6,664,922 Method for distributing location-relevant information using a network
A method for distributing locating-relevant information includes providing a GPS position of a client to a server on a data network, and returning ...
US-6,662,999 System and method for generating an identification card
An identification card documentation data file is generated that is representative of a high volume batch of identification cards. Content information, including...
US-6,662,355 Method and system for specifying and implementing automation of business processes
A method s for specifying and implementing automation of business processes where the specification is independently manipulable by both the business process...
US-6,662,172 Intelligent business rules module
An intelligent business rules module and method for processing an action to be performed on a design. The action includes adding a feature, changing a value of...
US-6,662,164 Method and apparatus for determining commission
The invention provides for a method and apparatus for determining the commission to be paid to a sales representative or sales team. Whenever a sale occurs, a...
US-6,661,967 Variable temperature vaporizer
The present invention suitably provides a method and apparatus for controlling the temperature of a liquid vaporizer heating element, and thereby the rate of...
US-6,658,644 Services-based architecture for a telecommunications enterprise
A system and method for developing software applications for reuse is disclosed. The instant invention defines first, a service which is a well-known dynamically...
US-6,658,510 Software method to retry access to peripherals that can cause bus timeouts during momentary busy periods
The present invention provides an improved method and system for managing peripheral bus timeouts. The method includes: sending a request to a peripheral in a...
US-6,658,432 Method and system for providing business intelligence web content with reduced client-side processing
A layered architecture for communication of reporting system reports to users connecting via a web server. Users communicate via HTTP with web servers without...
US-6,658,389 System, method, and business model for speech-interactive information system having business self-promotion,...
The invention provides a system, method, and business model for an information system and service having business self-promotion, audio coupon, ratings, and...
US-6,658,257 Radio communication system, frequency allocation method and frequency allocation device
Among cellular radio communication systems, there are those in which a plurality of businesses, e.g. businesses A, B and C share a designated frequency band, and...
US-6,654,838 Methods for performing bit sensitive parallel bus peer addressing
Given a parallel bus of data bits, a clock bit, a bid/busy bit, and an ack bit, and given a plurality of port devices coupled to the bus, a clock signal is used...
US-6,654,768 Method and apparatus for storing and retrieving business contact information in a computer system
The mechanism provides for a methods and apparatus for storing information in a computer system, and for retrieving the information from the computer system....
US-6,654,689 System and method for providing personalized storm warnings
A system and method for generating storm warnings which are precisely tailored automatically for a particular individual or business user's geographic location...
US-6,654,615 Wireless centrex services
The instant invention discloses a method and system for providing a novel wireless centrex service that untethers subscribers from the immobility associated with...
US-6,654,603 Call waiting in a wireless centrex system
The instant invention discloses a method and system for providing a novel wireless centrex service that untethers subscribers from the immobility associated with...
US-6,654,366 Use of virtual gateway in H.323 system
A method for improving the scalability of H.323 systems is described. The method allows a H.323 port to be made busy. This prevents other incoming, or outgoing,...
US-6,651,879 Business card as electronic mail token for use with sensor having an identifier
The present invention provides a method of enabling a first user to record in a computer system, using a business card of a second user, an electronic mail...
US-6,650,761 Watermarked business cards and methods
A person's business card is steganographically encoded with plural-bit data. When presented to a computer system with an optical sensor, the plural-bit data is...
US-6,650,240 Apparatus and method for tracking articles during travel
The present invention provides an apparatus and method for keeping track of a number of articles, especially for example articles that are being carried while...
US-6,648,649 Method and apparatus for analysis
An apparatus and method for analysis involving a first factor and a second factor. The first and second factors are related as expressed by a first relationship....
US-6,647,394 Doing business employing linked trees having retrievable embedded information
A method and system for providing multilevel information about aspects of business. The method comprises the steps of generating a display, on a computer display...
US-6,647,269 Method and system for analyzing advertisements delivered to a mobile unit
Accurate location information about a mobile telecommunication transceiver is used to generate advertising content responsive to a user approaching the location...
US-6,644,974 Educational process that produces deliverable document
A system and method for providing education that includes a database of educational material and a user interface. When prompted by a user through the user...
US-6,644,545 Business card with coded marks as electronic mail token
The present invention provides a method of enabling a first user to record in a computer system, using a business card of a second user, an electronic mail...
US-6,643,776 System and method for dynamic macro placement of IP connection filters
Virtual Private Networking (VPN) is an emerging technology area enabling e-business on the Internet. A key underlying VPN technology is IP Security (IPsec), a...
US-6,643,640 Method for performing a data query
Disclosed is a system for performing online data queries. The system for performing online data queries is a distributed computer system with a plurality of...
US-6,643,635 Methods for dynamically accessing, processing, and presenting data acquired from disparate data sources
Methods for acquiring and transforming data for business analysis, and computer readable media having program instructions for enabling the same are provided....
US-6,643,626 Sales point business method and apparatus
A preferred embodiment of the business method includes providing a sales point, with the sales point being configured to display merchandise. The sales point is...
US-6,643,623 Method of transacting an electronic mail, an electronic commerce, and an electronic business transaction by an...
The present invention relates to a method for transacting any combination of electronic mail, electronic commerce transactions, and electronic business...
US-6,643,507 Wireless centrex automatic callback
The instant invention discloses a method and system for providing a novel wireless centrex service that untethers subscribers from the immobility associated with...
US-6,643,385 System and method for weight-loss goal visualization and planning and business method for use therefor
The visual fitness planner combines image morphing technology, exercise programming, supplement sales, and motivational techniques; into one product. Users begin...
US-6,643,376 Method and apparatus for individual control of audio to loudspeakers located from a central control
In a home or business where there is a central sound source for a stereo and one or more sets of loudspeakers which are located remote as in different rooms from...
US-6,641,522 Method and apparatus for biophilically promoting personal relaxation, for reducing physical and/or...
A method and apparatus for relaxing a person in a stressful environment, such as a health care, business, hospitality or educational setting, provides a person...
US-6,641,346 Automatic paper feeder for paper hole punch
Embodiments are shown and described of an automatic feeder for handling and inserting media, such as paper, into a hole punch machine or other media processing...
US-6,640,244 Request batcher in a transaction services patterns environment
A system and method are provided for batching logical requests for reducing network traffic. A group of business objects necessary for a transaction are provided...
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