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US-6,192,048 Method and apparatus for implementing hunt group support for a crosspoint controller
A method and apparatus which obviates the throughput limitations retries generated by busy conditions of conventional switches which are limited to but a single...
US-6,189,009 System and method for integrating paper-based business documents with computer-readable data entered via a...
In an Internet-based process, a method of integrating paper-based business documents requiring an original signature with electronic data about those documents,...
US-6,189,003 Online business directory with predefined search template for facilitating the matching of buyers to qualified...
A system and method to provide buyers with information that supports the selection of qualified vendors and service providers at the precise time they are...
US-6,185,433 Communication device and method for determining a busy status thereof in a dispatch system
A communication device (e.g., 103) includes a user interface (209), a receiver (203), a controller (205), and a transmitter (201). A user of the communication...
US-6,185,189 Method for adapting committed information rate over frame relay switched network
The Committed Information Rate (CIR) functionality is converted to an Adaptive Rate Base (ARB) mechanism. The solution is based on the interaction between a...
US-6,182,572 Method and apparatus for producing multiple cut business forms
A method and apparatus for manufacturing multiple die cut business forms is disclosed. One embodiment of a printing press according to the present invention...
US-6,182,089 Method, system and computer program product for dynamically allocating large memory pages of different sizes
A method, system and computer program product for dynamically allocating large memory pages of different sizes. Each process can select multiple page sizes. An...
US-6,179,336 Pressure seal pocket business form production
A pocket containing business form, an intermediate for producing the form, and method of producing the business form, provide optimum securement of the panels of...
US-6,178,362 Energy management system and method
An energy and facilities management system and method is provided for energy users with large physical plants which provides these energy users with a...
US-6,175,838 Method and apparatus for forming page map to present internet data meaningful to management and business operation
Conventionally, a web site stores Internet data indicating file access status for the files that have been accessed in response to requests from web browsers....
US-6,175,743 System and method for delivery of short message service messages to a restricted group of subscribers
A telecommunications system and method is disclosed for encapsulating header information associated with a Short Message Service (SMS) message within that SMS...
US-6,175,741 System and method for enhancing business card services within a cellular network
A telecommunications system and method is disclosed for enhancing business card services implemented within cellular networks to provide additional features to...
US-6,175,731 Radio communication apparatus and control method therefor
In placing a call, a destination telephone number entered through the keyboard section 12 is saved in a storage device 10. A signal indicating that a line cannot...
US-6,175,621 Priority call on busy
A method and a system for setting a priority level of a call in which a request is received for changing a priority level of a call to one of a plurality of...
US-6,173,189 Method and apparatus for multi-protocol reverse channel infrastructure sharing
A base station (222) capable of receiving reverse channel data using two over the air protocols preferably comprises a transmitter (224) and modulator (226) for...
US-6,170,742 Method for using a smart card for recording operations, service and maintenance transactions and determining...
A computerized "smart card" which has a read/write memory and formatted data storage blocks is used to track the life history of one or more associated...
US-6,169,997 Method and apparatus for forming subject (context) map and presenting Internet data according to the subject map
Currently, a web site stores Internet data indicating file access status for the files that have been accessed in response to requests from web browsers....
US-6,169,974 Method for closed loop processing of transactions utilizing bank card association
A procedure for tracking transactions carried out between multiple cost centers and an in-house supply facility of a business entity is carried out by setting up...
US-6,169,892 Flow control of authentication triplet request for reducing usage time of a central processor
A method of requesting authentication triplets as a function of CPU processing time at a MSC. The MSC requests a new set of authentication triplets from an HLR...
US-6,169,795 Internet telephony callback system and method of operation
A system and method to implement callback for unanswered telephone calls in an Internet Telephony Callback system. A calling station and a called station are...
US-6,169,761 Method and transceiver using an improved protocol for a frequency hop communication system
A frequency hopping transceiver having a protocol for selecting a clear channel for exchanging QAM payload data signals. An energy level in a current channel is...
US-6,169,534 Graphical user interface for customer information management
A method and apparatus for displaying information regarding an event are provided. The method and apparatus meets objectives of increasing sales and marketing...
US-6,167,564 Software system development framework
A system and method in a computer system for integrating software development tools and applications into the computer system in order to build, deploy and...
US-6,167,563 Method and system for building components in a framework useful in developing integrated business-centric...
The method and system of the present invention solves the problems of the prior art by creating several components to detect and correct an out of date...
US-6,167,395 Method and apparatus for creating specialized multimedia threads in a multimedia communication center
In a multimedia call center (MMCC) supporting multiple channels and forms of communication and storing call center transactions in a data repository, a threading...
US-6,160,995 Method and system for uniform call termination treatment in a global communications network
The present invention provides a method for uniform call termination treatment in a global telecommunications network, the network including subscribers and...
US-6,160,913 Method and apparatus for digital halftone dots detection and removal in business documents
An image processing method for detection and removal of halftone dots includes converting a gray scale image into a binary thresholded image with halftone dots;...
US-6,158,777 Information sheet and a method for its folding
A system for folding a sheet of material is provided. Creases are formed in the sheet representing fold lines for the sheet. A plurality of first indicia...
US-6,157,999 Data processing system having a synchronizing link stack and method thereof
When a request to branch to an address stored in a return memory location (440) occurs, a busy bit is used to determine whether the return memory location (440)...
US-6,157,967 Method of data communication flow control in a data processing system using busy/ready commands
A multiprocessor system includes a number of sub-processor systems, each substantially identically constructed, and each comprising a central processing unit...
US-6,157,916 Method and apparatus to control the operating speed of a papermaking facility
A method and apparatus for controlling the operating speed of a papermaking facility is disclosed. It includes determining a desired operating speed that is...
US-6,157,915 Method and apparatus for collaboratively managing supply chains
An active collaboration technology in an open architectural framework that delivers information and decision support tools in a timely, contextual and role...
US-6,157,831 Method and apparatus for implementing configurable call forwarding bins in a mobile telephone system
The present invention provides an improved home location register (HLR) that includes an application program for implementing configurable call forwarding bins...
US-6,157,464 Facsimile store and forward system with local interface
A local router interface couples a conventional facsimile device to the public switched telephone network (PSTN) to communicate with a remotely located facsimile...
US-6,154,753 Document management system and method for business quality modeling
A computer implemented system and method and a computer readable medium for complying with the requirements of a quality standard known as ISO 9000. The areas...
US-6,154,644 System and method of implementing an interactive callback feature in a radio telecommunications network
A system and method in a radio telecommunications network for interactively providing a calling party with a choice of call handling options when a called mobile...
US-6,152,374 Method for renting fabric articles and data code-printed sheet
A method of renting fabric articles comprising sticking a bar code-printed sheet onto the fabric articles and repeatedly renting and washing the fabric articles...
US-6,151,608 Method and system for migrating data
Method and system of the invention migrate data from one or more ASCII files and/or from one or more relational databases to one or more relational database...
US-6,151,601 Computer architecture and method for collecting, analyzing and/or transforming internet and/or electronic...
A computer system collects, analyzes and/or transforms Internet and/or electronic commerce data of service providers. The Internet and/or electronic commerce...
US-6,151,584 Computer architecture and method for validating and collecting and metadata and data about the internet and...
A method of collecting subscriber specified information supports retrieval of information to analyze Internet and/or electronic commerce data over or from the...
US-6,148,289 System and method for geographically organizing and classifying businesses on the world-wide web
A method and search engine for classifying a source publishing a document on a portion of a network, includes steps of electronically receiving a document, based...
US-6,148,260 Interactive network directory service with integrated maps and directions
The present invention provides a network accessible service which integrates both a business directory and a map database. A user can search the business...
US-6,145,004 Intranet network system
The present invention relates to a method (110) of utilizing an intranet network system (10), wherein all personal computer users (12A, 12B, 12C, 12D, 12E, 12F,...
US-6,141,778 Method and apparatus for automating security functions in a computer system
A computer security system automatically updates an access status and a level of access privilege for each user based on outside feeds related to current status...
US-6,141,705 System for querying a peripheral device to determine its processing capabilities and then offloading specific...
The present invention is directed to a method and computer program product for offloading specific processing tasks that would otherwise be performed in a...
US-6,141,660 Command line interface for creating business objects for accessing a hierarchical database
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for generating class specifications for an object-oriented application that accesses a hierarchical database. The...
US-6,141,647 System and method for integrating a business environment, a process control environment, and a laboratory...
A system and method for integrating a business transaction processing system, a process control system, and a laboratory system provides a computer integrated...
US-6,141,006 Methods for executing commercial transactions in a network system using visual link objects
Apparatus and methods for executing business transactions and transferring subscribed for and periodically updated information across networks by means of...
US-6,138,139 Method and apparatus for supporting diverse interaction paths within a multimedia communication center
A programmable diverse interaction code module (DIM) in an enterprise-hosted multimedia call center (MMCC) for facilitates and monitors diverse interactions...
US-6,138,088 Method and apparatus for process control by using natural language processing (NLP) technology
Natural language processing is used in a method and apparatus for the computer-backed control of business processes and process sequences. The method involves...
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