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US-6,640,228 Method for detecting incorrectly categorized data
A method for detecting incorrect categorization of data includes obtaining a database containing a plurality of entry-category pairs, calculating a score for...
US-6,637,648 Credit/debit card for regulated transactions
A method of doing business is disclosed which allows transactions in goods or services to be conducted in real time, with automatic changes as needed to comply...
US-RE38,290 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-6,634,560 Radio frequency identification tagging, encoding/reading through a digitizer tablet
A communication device including a digitizer pad and a substrate including a radio frequency tag, where the tag and the digitizer pad are operatively arranged to...
US-6,633,925 Operating system for generating overlapped input-output requests to a device in a disk array storage
A method for enabling a data processing system with a host running under an operating system and with a disk array storage device organized by logical devices to...
US-6,633,634 Method and system for providing enhanced call waiting
A method and system are disclosed for providing an enhanced call waiting message to a customer when the customer is busy on a previous call and receives a...
US-6,633,311 E-service to manage and export contact information
A method of providing an electronic business card (EBC) access and organization service on the Web. The cardholder database is accessible and searchable from any...
US-6,631,258 Busy call forwarding in a wireless centrex services 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-6,631,210 Image-processing apparatus and image-processing method
An image-processing apparatus, as well as an image-processing method, is provided with a first inspection circuit which, with respect to density values of pixels...
US-6,630,942 Methods and apparatus for accessing information from multiple remote sources
In accordance with the present invention a process is provided for interfacing a legacy application and internet-based application and for displaying information...
US-6,628,778 Automatic relay method and storage medium containing automatic relay processing program
A relay method for an automatic relay system to be connected via a public network to a node used by a customer, to relay an incoming call from the node to one of...
US-6,628,777 Method and system for scheduled delivery of training to call center agents
Scheduling and delivering training or other information to agents in a call center or other constituent contact system. Agent schedule data from a workforce...
US-6,625,712 Memory management table producing method and memory device
The present invention relates to a method of producing a memory management table that controls memories having a function to hold data at a time of power cut-off...
US-6,625,678 Livelock avoidance method
When a high-level bus converter receives a normal request from any one of a plurality of intermediate-level bus converters, the high-level bus converter converts...
US-6,625,651 On-line transaction control during activation of local telecommunication service
A system, method and article of manufacture for the management of data during activation of local telecommunication service. More particularly to an on-line...
US-6,625,313 Business form handling method and system for carrying out the same
A business form handling system includes an image reading device for reading a business form and a terminal apparatus installed at the window for...
US-6,625,162 Method and apparatus for data transmission with control over access to a transmission medium
In a communication system including plural communication apparatuses that communicate each other using a single communication path, the state of the ...
US-6,622,189 Method and system for low overhead spin lock instrumentation
A method and apparatus is presented for controlling spin lock instrumentation for a spin lock in a system with a cache. A lock flag represents a busy state for...
US-6,622,137 System and method for business decision implementation in a billing environment using decision operation trees
A decision operation tree ("DO Tree") according to the present invention is a logical tree representation of decision making rules and actions instituted...
US-6,622,124 Method of transacting an electronic mail, an electronic commerce, and an electronic business transaction by an...
The present invention relates to an electronic commerce terminal for conducting credit card, e-mail, e-commerce, e-business, and other types of transactions from...
US-6,622,064 Nail polish selection method
A user interactive custom nail polish color and effects dispensing system and method of doing business, including for both point of sale and remote (e.g., via...
US-6,621,899 Method and system for establishing voice communications using a computer network
A method and system (100) establishes voice communications between a computer operator (102) and an agent (104) of a business over a computer network, such as...
US-6,618,733 View navigation for creation, update and querying of data objects and textual annotations of relations between...
A method (and corresponding database system) for displaying in a view window information characterizing semantics of relations between objects. For each given...
US-6,618,705 Method and system for conducting business in a transnational e-commerce network
The invention presents a method and system for processing the purchase of products, goods and/or services, more particularly, to a method and system for...
US-6,618,600 Distinctive ringing 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-6,615,183 Method of warehousing user data entered at an electronic commerce terminal
The present invention relates to a processing method for conducting e-mail, e-commerce, and e-business by way of an electronic commerce terminal. An electronic...
US-6,611,839 Computer implemented methods for data mining and the presentation of business metrics for analysis
A computer implemented method for acquiring and presenting data for business analysis, and a computer readable media having program instructions for enabling the...
US-6,611,810 Store display window connected to an electronic commerce terminal
The present invention relates to a universal advertising and payment system and method for retail store applications including point of sale transactions, and...
US-6,611,583 Computer-based method and apparatus for controlling, monitoring, recording and reporting telephone access
A telephone station interface is provided with apparatus for detecting when a called party has or is attempting to patch or bridge one telephone call with...
US-6,609,653 Business card as electronic mail token for use with processing sensor
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-6,609,523 Computer based business model for a statistical method for the diagnosis and treatment of BPPV
A computational statistical determination is made as to whether a person suffers from benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) based upon answers provided by...
US-6,609,123 Query engine and method for querying data using metadata model
A query engine formulates a data source query to obtain data from one or more data sources. The query engine uses a metadata model containing model objects that...
US-6,609,106 System and method for providing electronic multi-merchant gift registry services over a distributed network
An online Gift Registry Service provides registration of information for a gift registrant and allows access to the registry by potential gift giver users. In...
US-6,609,103 Electronic commerce terminal for facilitating incentive-based purchasing on transportation vehicles
The present invention relates to an electronic commerce terminal for conducting credit card, e-mail, e-commerce, e-business, and other types of transactions from...
US-6,608,560 Device and method for providing HVAC service assistance
An HVAC service assistance device assists individuals with troubleshooting their climate control systems and with contacting an HVAC contractor for service when...
US-6,606,606 Systems and methods for performing integrated financial transaction
The invention provides a tool kit for a small business owner to manage a plurality of different financial accounts and services and to perform a number of...
US-6,606,602 Vending machine control system having access to the internet for the purposes of transacting e-mail,...
The present invention relates to a universal advertising and payment system and method for networking, monitoring, collecting data, selling goods and services,...
US-6,606,505 Wireless centrex call screen
The instant invention discloses a method and system for providing a novel wireless centrex service that untethers subscribers from the immobility associated with...
US-6,606,493 Wireless centrex conference call deleting a party
The instant invention discloses a method and system for providing a novel wireless centrex service that untethers subscribers from the immobility associated with...
US-6,604,087 Vending access to the internet, business application software, e-commerce, and e-business in a hotel room
The present invention relates to a universal advertising and payment system and method for networking, monitoring and effectuating electronic commerce and...
US-6,604,086 Electronic commerce terminal connected to a vending machine operable as a telephone
The present invention relates to a public, private, or cellular phone with access to the Internet for the purposes of transacting e-mail, e-commerce, and...
US-6,601,234 Attribute dictionary in a business logic services environment
A system and method are provided for controlling access to data of a business object via an attribute dictionary. The attribute dictionary, which stores...
US-6,601,233 Business components framework
A method of generating software based on business components. A plurality of logical business components in a business are first defined with each business...
US-6,601,072 Method and system for distribution of application data to distributed databases of dissimilar formats
A system and method for distribution of application program data to update a plurality of databases of dissimilar formats, including an application access...
US-6,601,071 Method and system for business to business data interchange using XML
A system allows exchange of information by converting it to/from proprietary formats from/to XML. An XML import tool may be used to import data from an XML file...
US-6,601,047 Image-based digital evidence system and associated method
A digital evidence system is disclosed. According to one embodiment, the digital evidence system records pertinent screen activities such as data entry into an...
US-6,601,042 Customized article of footwear and method of conducting retail and internet business
The present application teaches a device and method for adjusting the width, girth, and foot shape of an article of footwear. Lasting boards having different...
US-6,601,040 Electronic commerce terminal for wirelessly communicating to a plurality of communication devices
The present invention relates to a wireless network system and method for allowing digital devices to connect to a wireless network for the purpose of data...
US-6,601,039 Gas pump control system having access to the internet for the purposes of transacting e-mail, e-commerce, and...
The present invention relates to a universal advertising and payment system and method for networking, monitoring, collecting data, selling goods and services,...
US-6,601,037 System and method of processing credit card, e-commerce, and e-business transactions without the merchant...
The present invention relates to a processing method for nullifying transaction processing fees incurred by a merchant, for processing a wide variety of credit...
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