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US-6,434,150 Telecommunications provider agent
The invention is a provider agent product and method that operates as a software interface between an telephony hub and a session manager in an advanced...
US-6,430,274 Validation query based on a supervisory signal
A telephone system and method is provided for delaying authorization validation queries until after a called party accepts a telephone call. Queries are avoided...
US-6,428,444 Apparatus for controlling a vehicle and a method of controlling the vehicle
An apparatus for controlling a vehicle which prevents a frequent gear shift called "busy-shift" caused by a varying driving condition. A plurality of wheels, a...
US-6,427,137 System, method and article of manufacture for a voice analysis system that detects nervousness for preventing fraud
A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for detecting nervousness in a voice in a business environment to help prevent fraud. First, voice...
US-6,427,009 Enhanced apparatus for use with caller ID system
An apparatus and method are disclosed for accessing originating central office equipment to control the disclosure of a calling party directory telephone number...
US-6,425,043 Method for providing fast memory decode using a bank conflict table
One embodiment of the present invention provides a method for rapidly determining whether a bank conflict exists during a memory access. The method operates by...
US-6,424,878 Method and apparatus for implementing custom business logic
A manufacturing control system used in the manufacture of semiconductor products. The system has a custom business logic controller which can be used to define...
US-6,422,938 Pressure seal C-Z fold
A mailer type business form intermediate, and method of producing a mailer from the intermediate, effect folding in a novel manner in order to produce a business...
US-6,421,683 Method and product for performing data transfer in a computer system
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-6,418,483 Method of locating software objects in different containers
A method of developing a software system using Object Oriented Technology and frameworks. The present invention addresses the problem to provide a method of...
US-6,418,450 Data warehouse programs architecture
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for a data warehouse programs architecture. Data in a database stored on a data storage device is transformed....
US-6,418,400 Representation and processing of EDI mapping templates
An improved "code-free" method of describing EDI business information manipulation processes. Whereas currently EDI translation and message processing is...
US-6,415,555 System and method for accepting customer orders
A kiosk system and method is provided for accepting and processing customer orders and payments in a retail environment. The kiosk system and method is...
US-6,415,291 System and methods for remotely accessing a selected group of items of interest from a database
A user can access a common database from a remote communications port, at any qualified location, to generate a map or other positional information which locates...
US-6,415,277 Method of generating print production tasks using information extracted from enterprise databases
Information stored in a corporate database is monitored and used to determine when certain business-related events have occurred. Event information is...
US-6,415,262 Method and apparatus for determining a subscription to a product in a retail environment
A method and apparatus for managing a subscription to a product in a retail environment, wherein the product for which a subscription is offered is selected...
US-6,415,026 Method of and system for enhanced call waiting in a telecommunications network
A method of and system for enhanced call waiting in a telecommunications network in which the handling of an incoming call is based on a set of user preferences....
US-6,412,689 Communication equipment and method for business card information interchange
A communication equipment automatically interchanges business card information and displays such information on a display, thus making operation by a user for...
US-6,411,910 System and method for estimating power availability
An Internet-based system and method is set forth for estimating power availability and business process downtime based on specific attributes of a building and...
US-6,409,871 Method of making a business form including a label
A business form includes a carrier sheet having an upper surface and a lower surface, and defining a die cut opening there through, with a patch of liner...
US-6,408,309 Method and system for creating an interactive virtual community of famous people
A method and system for creating an interactive virtual community of famous people, or those people who wish to attain the status of a famous person, in a field...
US-6,408,307 System and methods for remotely accessing a selected group of items of interest from a database
A user can access a common database from a remote communications port, at any qualified location, to generate a map or other positional information which locates...
US-6,408,303 System and method for automated building of a trading partner profile
A system and method for building a trading partner profile for use with commercial translator software is disclosed. A list of file types, maps for translating...
US-6,408,292 Method of and system for managing multi-dimensional databases using modular-arithmetic based address data...
An improved method of and a system for managing data elements in a multidimensional database (MDB) supported upon a parallel computing platform using...
US-6,407,761 System and method for the visual customization of business object interfaces
A system and method for customizing an interface, or the set of methods, of a business object by pre-defining a number of parameters and fields available to the...
US-6,405,177 System for securing commercial transactions conducted on-line
The invention is an on-line business method which will enable on-line retailers to offer the following on-line financial guarantee services to their customers:...
US-6,405,176 Method for processing multiple electronic shopping carts
A method for processing multiple store-level electronic shopping carts in an E-commerce mall extends the electronic shopping cart concept and increases...
US-6,404,885 Method and system for providing multiple classes of telephone access service
A telecommunications method and system for providing and monitoring multiple classes of service to users seeking dial-up access to a given resource. Incoming...
US-6,404,875 System and method for consumer-initiated business solicitation calling system
The present invention discloses a telecommunications system initiating telephone connections between, for example a consumer and a service provider based on the...
US-6,403,191 Laminate with integrated compact disk label and methods
A printable business laminate having an integrated compact disk label including methods of manufacture and use. The laminate has an integrated and printable...
US-6,401,464 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...
US-6,401,372 Business card holder and storage and retrieval system and method
Disclosed is a holder for business cards with a rectangular area having holes at its corners into which the corner of a business card are inserted.
US-6,401,118 Method and computer program product for an online monitoring search engine
An online monitoring search engine. The invention is a system, method and computer program product that allows an organization, company, or the like to monitor...
US-6,401,094 System and method for presenting information in accordance with user preference
A user accessing a Web site can select the format in which information is presented. The information, instead of being stored in a static HTML document, is...
US-6,401,091 Business information repository system and method of operation
A business information repository system (10) is provided that is coupled to a distributed network (12). The business information repository system (10) includes...
US-6,400,719 Telephone communication method capable of relating a telephone terminal and a speech channel IP address at the...
A telephone communication method capable of promoting the efficient use of the limited number of IP (Internet Protocol) addresses is disclosed. When a call is...
US-6,400,698 State machine and random reserve access protocol for IS136 based TDMA packet date mobile stations
The software and hardware within a base station controller and within a mobile station are modified to redefine a flag which is used for controlling...
US-6,397,143 Layout based method for map navigation
A map navigation and display system which emphasizes the use of physical layout and location to identify and select areas to zoom in on. Preferably used to...
US-6,397,059 Alpha enhanced paging and voice mail system and method
A wireless communications system, such as a paging system, that provides caller identification to a mobile unit. The paging system includes an IVR unit for...
US-6,396,832 Method and apparatus for optimizing a switched arbitrated loop for maximum access fairness
In a fiber channel network environment wherein an autonomous hub is provided with a switchable connection to another autonomous hub, an autonomous hub being an...
US-6,393,406 Method of and system for valving elements of a business enterprise
An automated system and method for measuring the performance of elements of a business enterprise and for valuing said elements on a specified valuation date....
US-6,393,015 Method and apparatus for automatic network connection between a small business and a client
An Internet system for providing call-back services for a subscriber includes a web page having a call-back link to a subscription server; a call-back...
US-6,390,921 Computer based method and apparatus for enabling collaboration of multiple game players
A method and apparatus for effectuating the multilateral, sponsor driven winning of multiple "collect & win" games by individuals or businesses. The system...
US-6,389,971 Method and apparatus for producing business forms
An apparatus for manufacturing multiple die cut business forms is disclosed. A printing press includes a number of different stations that are connected together...
US-6,389,588 Method and system of business rule extraction from existing applications for integration into new applications
A method of extracting and transforming a business rule which is a self contained section of legacy code focused on the computation of specific business policy...
US-6,389,278 Systems and methods for identifying a service provider from a wireless communicator based on categories of...
A service provider such as a physician or an automobile mechanic is identified from a wireless communicator based on categories of service providers such as...
US-6,388,760 Host-based printing system and printing control method thereof
A host-based printing system in which error conditions are monitored. If a print overrun error occurs, in which the printing speed is faster than the transfer...
US-6,386,386 Medical waste segregation apparatus with moveable floor
A Medical Waste Segregation Apparatus and Method for segregating medical waste at the point of disposal within a medical facility in preparation for further...
US-6,385,622 System and methods for remotely accessing a selected group of items of interest from a database
A user can access a common database from a remote communications port, at any qualified location, to generate a map or other positional information which locates...
US-6,385,308 Telephone system and method for personalized announcements
A telephone system provides personalized announcements to calling parties in support of branded products and services of the system and others during call...
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