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US-6,539,269 System and method for performance support
The present invention is directed to a system for performance support configured to operate on at least one processor by a user. The system comprises content...
US-6,539,079 Method and system for providing enhanced call waiting
A method and system are disclosed for providing an enhanced call waiting announcement to a called party that is busy on a first call and receives a second call....
US-6,535,866 Method and apparatus for informing analysis result of database
A method and device for automatically informing an end user of a message resulting from regular analysis of data on a database. A storage 3 stores result...
US-6,535,856 System, methods and software for dynamically regulating and enforcing open account payments and for dynamic...
Methods and software of the present invention include maintaining a database of buyers and sellers, updating the database with information from sellers about...
US-6,535,730 Wireless centrex conference call adding 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-6,535,595 Busy line display method
A busy line display system of a terminal device to which a plurality of lines are connected. The lines are divided and displayed on a plurality of pages,...
US-6,533,325 Integral card and method of making
A business form incorporates an improved multi-layer integral card utilizing microperforations to form ties which retain the card during machine handling and...
US-6,533,171 Electronic business card exchange
This invention relates to the electronic distribution of business card information. There is provided a method and apparatus for distributing smart card...
US-6,532,868 Stencil making and printing system, control method, and stencil making and printing machine
A stencil making and printing machine outputs a busy signal indicative that the stencil making and printing machine is a busy state, and then, gives the busy...
US-6,532,286 Method and system for processing a telephone call
The invention discloses a method and system for processing a telephone call to an on-line subscriber, when the subscriber telephone line is busy as a result of...
US-6,529,948 Multi-object fetch component
A system, method, and article of manufacture are provided for retrieving multiple business objects across a network in one access operation. A business object...
US-6,529,588 Method and telecommunication system for transmitting a facsimile message
A method and system for transmitting a facsimile message uses a public-switched telecommunications network, the public-switched telecommunication network having...
US-6,529,214 Interactive print job display system and method
An interactive image display system for displaying a printed article as it will appear when printed. It includes a user interface component, to accept...
US-6,529,159 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-6,526,412 Use of adapter key to increase performance when updating a value referenced by a data access object
A method and apparatus for dynamically loading criteria from an object to reduce the amount of total criteria necessary to update a referenced value is...
US-6,526,398 Generating labels indicating gaps in retrieval of electronic documents
A method and apparatus for document management including assigning labels to gaps in document production. The gaps may correspond to events that caused an...
US-6,526,387 Method, system and program product for determining the value of a proposed technology modification
A method, system and program product for determining the value to an enterprise of a proposed technology modification is presented herein. The information...
US-6,525,773 Image processing device and method with data block flow control
An image processing device of the present invention includes a plurality of processing sections for successively receiving and decoding a plurality of data...
US-6,523,041 Data linking system and method using tokens
A method for linking data using permanent tokens is disclosed. The tokens may be used to link data pertaining to a consumer, a business, an address, an...
US-6,523,027 Interfacing servers in a Java based e-commerce architecture
A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for providing an interface between a first server and a second server with a proxy component situated...
US-6,523,021 Business directory search engine
A system and method for efficiently searching directory listing information to obtain more relevant results is provided. In a computer system running a computing...
US-6,522,668 System and method for special signaling with customer premises equipment
A system and method are provided for special signaling with customer premises equipment. The system includes loop termination equipment coupled to a local loop...
US-6,522,248 Multicondition detection apparatus and method providing interleaved tone and verbal warnings
An apparatus for the detection and enunciation of hazardous conditions within an environment comprises at least two detection circuits positioned to sense...
US-6,519,642 System and method for creating, executing and maintaining cross-enterprise processes
A system and method for creating, executing, and maintaining shared, automated business processes across distributed organizations comprises capabilities that...
US-6,519,616 Web site quality assurance system and method
A system and method for use in assuring the quality of a web site are disclosed. The system and method are particularly directed to the quality assurance of a...
US-6,519,606 Method and apparatus for a commercial network system designed to facilitate, manage and support the...
A system in which the implementation and integration of technology systems is facilitated, managed and supported regardless of the type of technology system...
US-6,519,592 Method for using data from a data query cache
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-6,519,333 System and method for enhanced internet service connections
The present invention discloses a system and method for marking telephone calls from a subscriber to an Internet Service Provider ("ISP") with a class of service...
US-6,516,322 XML-based representation of mobile process calculi
A methodology is provided for encoding mobile process calculi in XML. Mobile process calculi (e.g., .pi.-calculus, Join Calculus, Blue Calculus) are often...
US-6,510,596 Crematory egg interment system
A crematory egg interment system that provides devices and methods for interring cremated remains of humans or animals in an esthetically acceptable manner for...
US-6,510,420 Framework for dynamic hierarchical grouping and calculation based on multidimensional member characteristics
A system and method for dynamically building hierarchical groupings of business information based on member characteristics. The system includes a computer...
US-6,505,039 Call security system which detects fraud by examination of call history
A method and apparatus for reducing the vulnerability of the telecommunications system to unauthorized use that is easy to implement and that can reduce the...
US-6,501,389 Audio, video, or multimedia system keypad controller having multiple vector control paths and associated methods
An audio, video, or multimedia control system and associated method are provided. The audio, video or multimedia control system preferably includes at least one...
US-6,499,843 Customized vision correction method and business
A method and business architecture for providing vision correction to a patient involves obtaining wavefront aberration measurement information and, optionally,...
US-6,499,064 Method of using decoupled chain of responsibility
A method of developing a software system using Object Oriented Technology. The present invention addresses the problem of providing a technical foundation for...
US-6,497,410 Trading cards for an investment game, and game and method thereof
A collectible trading card, investment game using a set of trading cards, and a method of playing the investment game designed to raise awareness in the concepts...
US-6,496,946 Electronic control apparatus with memory validation and method
A method and apparatus for confirming the operation of memory (212) operates during periods when the memory is not operating in a standard execution mode. This...
US-6,496,804 Business system and method of compiling mailing list of interested customers
A system and method for using a mailing label to be applied to magazines, newspapers, circulars or other mass mailing items, which has a subscriber's name and...
US-6,496,579 Method of and system for efficient use of telecommunication networks
A system for use of a telecommunications voice network includes a communication node local to a calling location for acquiring calling and called party...
US-6,493,722 Billing system for distributing third party messages to form a community of subscribers to negotiate a group...
A system, a method and a computer readable medium for distributing messages from a third-party to a group of subscribers by using subscriber information and...
US-6,493,445 Providing alerting/call waiting/call holding services to on-line internet users
This invention relates to methods and apparatus for handling incoming or intra-office calls when a telephone subscriber having a POTS, (Plain Old Telephone...
US-6,493,335 Method and system for providing low-cost high-speed data services
A communication network uses intermediate nodes to resolve local traffic contention. Intermediate nodes receive upstream signals from end users, derive traffic...
US-6,490,655 Data processing apparatus and method for cache line replacement responsive to the operational state of memory
A data processing system 2 is described including a cache memory 8 and a plurality of DRAM banks 16, 18, 20, 22. A victim select circuit 32 within a cache...
US-6,490,590 Method of generating a logical data model, physical data model, extraction routines and load routines
A logical data model is generated based on business rule metadata, data source characteristics, and cleansing, transformation, and householding metadata. A...
US-6,490,346 Apparatus and method for providing music-on-hold service in key telephone system
An apparatus and method for providing a music-on-hold service to an originating subscriber requesting a call connection to a busy terminating subscriber in a key...
US-6,487,239 Method and apparatus for message communication
A method and an apparatus for performing message communication accurately at high rate even when the communication line is busy. When the communication line...
US-6,487,196 System and method for simulating telephone use in a network telephone system
A system and method in a network-based telephone system for simulating a typical plain old telephone system (POTS) connection by generating sounds in response to...
US-6,484,244 Method and system for storing and processing multiple memory commands
A packetized dynamic random access memory ("DRAM") receives command packets each of which contain a plurality of packet words. The packet words in each command...
US-6,484,161 Method and system for performing online data queries in a distributed computer system
Disclosed is a system for performing online data queries. The system for performing online data queries in a distributed computer system with a plurality of...
US-6,481,226 Method for manufacturing a vending machine for serving extremely cold frozen product and method for...
The present invention is generally directed to a method for modifying a vending machine to provide a vending machine for storing product at a temperature no...
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