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US-6,931,526 Vault controller supervisor and method of operation for managing multiple independent vault processes and...
A vault controller manages resources in a secure environment or vault dedicated to an authorized user(s) for conducting electronic business in a distributed...
US-6,931,387 Method and system for ergonomic assessment and reduction of workplace injuries
A method and system for facilitating resolution of engineering and business issues is provided which comprises an issue component for identifying the issues to...
US-6,931,270 Method and system for conducting medical imaging transactions
Method and system for remotely conducting medical imaging transactions conducive to meeting the individualized imaging needs of a plurality of users are...
US-6,931,107 Systems and methods for per use busy message
A calling party calls a called party and leaves a message on a voice messaging system after receiving a busy status if the calling party is willing to pay to...
US-6,928,544 Method and apparatus for securing mailing information for privacy protection in on-line business-to-customer...
A method, apparatus, and computer implemented instructions in a data processing system for shipping an item. The system includes receiving an encrypted address...
US-6,928,493 System using internet electronic mail for communicating status of a monitored device to a monitoring device
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-6,928,487 Computer system, method, and business method for automating business-to-business communications
An apparatus, method, and method for doing business allows two business partners to communicate with each other in an architected manner. A first company...
US-6,925,482 Archival database system for handling information and information transfers in a computer network
The present invention provides a system and method allowing businesses to send electronic messages, or other information, to conduct business over a digital...
US-6,925,454 Methodology for creating and maintaining a scheme for categorizing electronic communications
Supervised learning is used to develop a computer program that can automatically route or respond to electronic communications assuming the existence of an...
US-6,925,441 System and method of targeted marketing
A system and method of targeted marketing to consumers, including businesses and associates, based upon the financial characteristics of the consumer, type offer...
US-6,925,288 Gathering information from short-range wireless portals
Businesses may offer their services not only through internet websites but also by short-range wireless portals (51A,B,C) intended to catch passers-by; indeed,...
US-6,925,160 System and method for managing cellular telephone accounts
A computer implemented system and method of allocating costs of wireless telephone usage. Billing and usage information is received from at least one wireless...
US-6,922,687 Closed loop asset management process
A method and system for managing assets used in business. A central computer database has records of tracked items identified by a unique identifying code. A...
US-6,922,686 Database integration management method and apparatus and processing program, medium therefor
The technology includes the steps of: associating material-object identification code identifying each individual material object with material-object...
US-6,922,652 Automated quality assurance method and apparatus and method of conducting business
The present invention provides a dynamic continuous and/or semi-continuous and/or static product measurement characterizing and identifying system and apparatus...
US-6,922,595 Selecting control algorithms based on business rules
A method and apparatus is provided for selecting control algorithms based on business rules. The method comprises processing a workpiece using a processing tool....
US-6,920,557 System and method for wireless user interface for business machines
A method and system for providing external user interfaces is described. In one configuration a co-located external processor and a business machine negotiate a...
US-6,920,474 Method and system for enterprise business process management
An enterprise business process management system and method for definition and execution of business processes formed from portions of one or more business...
US-6,920,122 Control method of channel assign
A control method of assigning a channel so as to cope flexibly with voice and high speed data communication services having different transmission rates in...
US-6,917,678 Method and apparatus for monitoring telephonic members and providing directory assistance
Telephone users desiring directory assistance services are connected via standard telephone procedures to a directory assistance provider, such as an operator....
US-6,915,449 Method and apparatus for performing emergency shutdown of a malfunctioning computer system saving all open...
A method is disclosed for operating a digital data processing system, as is a digital data processing system that operates in accordance with the method. The...
US-6,915,342 Method and system for maintaining the business office appliance through log files
A method and system for monitoring a business office appliance by a remote service center using logs that are transferred to the remote service center. When the...
US-6,915,337 Method and system for updating the device driver of a business office appliance
A method, system and program product for implementing communication to download a driver to a target device or business office appliance using an electronic...
US-6,915,272 System and method of secure payment and delivery of goods and services
A system, method and computer program for ordering, paying for and delivering goods and services from a content provider to a user which assures the content...
US-6,915,270 Customer relationship management business method
A loyalty suite business method is described for building profitable customer relationships. The method is based on a combination of Customer Relationship...
US-6,915,262 Methods and apparatus for performing speech recognition and using speech recognition results
Techniques for generating, distributing, and using speech recognition models are described. A shared speech processing facility is used to support speech...
US-6,914,961 Speed binning by neural network
A method of allocating subscriber lines in a telecommunications network into speed bins. With the method, more intelligent business actions can then be taken in...
US-6,912,551 System and method for binding processes in an e-commerce HUB
A system and method for binding processes in an e-commerce HUB are present. The e-commerce HUB manages transaction processes between trading partners by tracking...
US-6,912,502 System and method for compliance management
A system and method for use in compliance management is disclosed. Various compliance requirements and issues may be identified for business process and...
US-6,910,627 Smart card systems and electronic ticketing methods
Disclosed is an electronic ticketing system (100, 200) and method (60) utilizing a smart card (31) The smart card can be loaded with pre-purchased tickets which...
US-6,910,023 Method of conducting secure transactions containing confidential, financial, payment, credit, or other...
A method for enabling an individual, business, or other entity to exchange confidential information or to make purchases or conduct financial or other...
US-6,909,795 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-6,908,107 Off-road vehicle safety cage structural member attachment apparatus and method
A connector for securely attaching two or more structural members such as metal tubing without requiring welding upon installation and an off-road vehicle...
US-6,907,410 Transportation crew dispatch method based on single day business
A transportation crew dispatch method is disclosed. A plurality of initial samples is generated at first. Each initial sample includes a two dimensional...
US-6,907,254 Method and apparatus for controlling a quiet zone for wireless units
In an IP-based cellular wireless communication system, systems and methods for spatially controlling cellular phone usage are provided. Entry of a cellular phone...
US-6,906,709 Visualizing security incidents in a computer network
A method of visualizing the impact of security flaws or breaches in a network. A 3-D visualization tool that simulates 3-D space on a monitor interfaces with a...
US-6,904,593 Method of administering software components using asynchronous messaging in a multi-platform, multi-programming...
A method for performing life cycle management of business software applications and their components across a multiple-platform, multiple-language network. The...
US-6,901,595 Method, apparatus, and system for implementing a framework to support a web-based application
According to one aspect of the present invention, a system is provided to support a web-based application. The system comprising a set of server-side objects...
US-6,901,429 Negotiated wireless peripheral security systems
Methods, apparatus, and business techniques are disclosed for use in mobile network communication systems. A mobile unit such as a smart phone is preferably...
US-6,901,408 Method of structuring a catalog
The present invention relates to a method and system for electronic management of data, which can be represented in a directed graph according to an entity...
US-6,901,393 System, method and computer program product for a customer-centric collaborative protocol
A system, method and computer program product are provided for affording customer-centric collaborative decision making in a business-to-business framework....
US-6,901,380 Merchandising system method, and program product utilizing an intermittent network connection
A business application integrates a company's internal business systems with an e-commerce web site, so that company personnel can manage their business with a...
US-6,901,378 Method and system for automatically displaying an image and a product in a page based on contextual interaction...
The invention provides a method, system and computer-readable medium for storing images with related information in a relational database and using the...
US-6,901,374 Loyalty link method and apparatus for integrating customer information with dealer management information
A customer data capture system integrated with a dealership data management system allows customer and vehicle maintenance data to be exchanged between a kiosk...
US-6,901,304 Item tracking system architectures providing real-time visibility to supply chain
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for providing multiple enterprises real-time access to information about items in a supply chain....
US-6,898,783 Object oriented based methodology for modeling business functionality for enabling implementation in a web...
A method of defining Business Classes for modeling business activities comprising the steps of representing business activities as the interaction between one or...
US-6,898,667 Managing data in a multi-level raid storage array
A system and methods implemented within a multi-level RAID (redundant array of independent disks) storage array operate to initially write data to a lower...
US-6,898,636 Methods and systems for interchanging documents between a sender computer, a server and a receiver computer
A method for storing, accessing and interchanging voluminous confidential documents for review by a plurality of parties and for notifying selected ones of a...
US-6,898,621 Message processing device message management method and storage medium for storing message management program
A method and system of providing a receiver state list with names of receivers of a message, the title of the message, confirmation information indicating...
US-6,898,275 Method and apparatus for providing expanded telecommunications service
System and method for putting control of incoming telephone calls in the hands of subscribers with the aid of computer software and the Internet. In effect, a...
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