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US-6,213,518 Method of labeling a package
A business form is provided which is particularly useful in shipping products where certain preprinted information can be provided and then individualized...
US-6,212,904 Liquid oxygen production
An apparatus for liquefying and storing a gas is provided. The apparatus is adapted to liquify relatively small quantities of gas, and to do so in a residence or...
US-6,212,530 Method and apparatus based on relational database design techniques supporting modeling, analysis and automatic...
A computer method and apparatus for generating and maintaining a structured collection of documents describing a desired system is provided. A conceptual model...
US-6,208,868 Expanded communication method in cordless telephone system
A communication method in a cordless telephone system having a base unit with which a plurality of portable units can be registered, and a portable unit...
US-6,208,728 Call waiting in call setup
The invention relates to call waiting started by a calling subscriber (subscriber A) on the busy line of a called subscriber (subscriber B). The calling...
US-6,208,726 System and method for automated emergency call breakthrough
An emergency breakthrough system allows users to break through a busy signal, using an automated rather than operator assisted technique. Upon receipt of a busy...
US-6,208,723 System and method for enhanced automatic recall
A telecommunications system and method is disclosed for allowing an attendant to initiate an automatic recall feature for a third party when that third party's...
US-6,208,659 Data processing system and method for providing personal information in a communication network
A data processing system and methodology allow subscribers to have web business cards that are accessible by other individuals via communication networks such as...
US-6,208,637 Method and apparatus for the generation of analog telephone signals in digital subscriber line access systems
A method and apparatus for providing analog telephony services over a digital subscriber loop access system is presented. Digital subscriber loop technologies...
US-6,208,345 Visual data integration system and method
A visual data integration system architecture and methodology is disclosed. The system architecture includes a transport framework that represents a ...
US-6,204,760 Security system for a building complex having multiple units
A security system and method for building complexes having multiple units provides enhanced resistance to intruder disablement, particularly for systems having a...
US-6,202,159 Vault controller dispatcher and methods of operation for handling interaction between browser sessions and...
A vault controller in an electronic business system includes a dispatcher for servicing browser requests initiated by a user for conducting business with an...
US-6,199,047 Apparatus and method for an event rating engine
An event rating engine can be configured for a particular task and is logically decoupled from a rating database when a usage event is rated. The rating engine...
US-6,198,743 Traffic policing in broadband networks
A method is disclosed for traffic policing in packet-based, broadband networks, such as ATM networks. The method comprises the steps of monitoring the arrival of...
US-6,195,682 Concurrent server and method of operation having client-server affinity using exchanged client and server keys
In a distributed information network, a broker server is coupled to a plurality of child servers and to a plurality of clients in the network. The broker server...
US-6,192,425 Personal computer interrupt line sharing circuit with active interrupt line monitoring, and method for sharing...
In an interrupt line sharing circuit for a personal computer system, which has a plurality of instruments and one common interrupt line provided in common to the...
US-6,192,346 Vacations and holiday scheduling method and system having a bidding object which enables employees to bid and...
The present invention provides a vacation and holiday scheduling system. The system includes a variety of objects to assist a business in controlling and...
US-6,192,117 Telephone calling card with enhanced features
A method and apparatus for implementing a business card having a calling card feature are provided. In conjunction with a long distance switch and a suitable...
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...
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