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US-5,774,459 Method of managing the transmission of messages from a set of transmitters to a single receiver on a single channel
Methods that enable the simple management of the unilateral exchanges of messages between a highly simplified set of transmitters and a single receiver, this...
US-5,774,117 Method and apparatus for exchanging electronic business cards in a point-to-point or a multi-point personal...
The conference manager of a general purpose personal conference application is enhanced, including a request management and a send/receive function for...
US-5,771,453 Multiple user base stations and methods for radio personal communications systems
A telephone base station allows a wire telephone network to be accessed by multiple cellular terminals within the local region of the base station. The users are...
US-5,768,360 Subscriber call routing processing system
A method is described for routing calls outside of a carriers network based on characteristics of the call, the attributes of the caller, the status of...
US-5,765,153 Information handling system, method, and article of manufacture including object system authorization and...
A system, method and article of manufacture, for improving object security in distributed object systems, in an information handling system employing object...
US-5,764,629 Method and apparatus for avoiding collisions in an electronic business set terminal
An electronic business set terminal (24) includes a signaling gate array (40) that performs reception and transmission of 8 kHz signaling messages while avoiding...
US-5,761,731 Method and apparatus for performing atomic transactions in a shared memory multi processor system
A mechanism for ensuring the accurate and timely completion of atomic transactions by multiple nodes coupled to a memory via a common interconnect in a...
US-5,761,601 Video distribution of advertisements to businesses
The present invention provides systems and methods for distributing full motion video media, usually in the form of advertisements to a plurality of businesses,...
US-5,761,438 Apparatus for measuring the amount of traffic of a network at a predetermined timing and compressing data in...
In a communication method and apparatus, the load of a network is reduced by compressing data or changing the data compression method in accordance with a busy...
US-5,759,327 Mailer printing method using ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer as a dual functional coating
A business form comprising a substrate with at least one surface bearing a dual-functional coating comprising a copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate...
US-5,758,438 Printing system and method for individually creating three-dimensional displays
By providing a three-dimensional, pop-up or mechanical image forming member in planar form removably mounted to a carrier, and constructed for being easily...
US-5,758,117 Method and system for efficiently utilizing rename buffers to reduce dispatch unit stalls in a superscalar...
A method for reducing dispatch stalls includes tracking allocation and deallocation of real rename buffers for instructions dispatched by a dispatch unit, and...
US-5,758,062 Method and apparatus for regression testing of application logic
A method and system for regression testing of application logic within a software system. Software architecture can be separated into a presentation layer (e.g.,...
US-5,757,768 VT path misconnection avoidance method in the event of SONET failures without causing uncleared AU squelch
Idle frames are transmitted from first and second nodes of ring network in response to a first link failure, and protection switching is performed to form a...
US-5,756,175 Construction for a business form having a removable label
A business form construction containing a removable label is provided. The construction includes a substrate having a window therein, a liner ply adhered to the...
US-5,754,628 Method of providing telecommunications network-based message services
A method of operating a telecommunications network to provide network-based messaging services includes utilizing a communication link between the network and a...
US-5,754,120 Network congestion measurement method and apparatus
A communication system including a CLOS switching network, and a method for characterizing network capacity, usage, congestion, and blocking and/or near blocking...
US-5,752,188 Unstructured supplementary service data from a home location register to an external node
A system and method is provided for controlling the signalling between the subscriber of a mobile station and an external service node such as a message center....
US-5,751,794 Proactive voice mail service
A method for providing a proactive voice mail service wherein a message is recorded by a voice mail server if the customer's phone line is busy or does not...
US-5,751,257 Programmable shelf tag and method for changing and updating shelf tag information
A shelf tag comprising a liquid crystal display having optical states which are stable without power and an interface that allows for each character element to...
US-5,749,087 Method and apparatus for maintaining n-way associative directories utilizing a content addressable memory
A method and apparatus are provided for maintaining a N-way associative directory utilizing a content addressable memory (CAM). A congruence class from the N-way...
US-5,748,960 Method and apparatus for validating travelling object-oriented programs with digital signatures
A method of operating computers in accordance with an enhanced object-oriented programming methodology creates a framework for efficiently performing automated...
US-5,748,907 Medical facility and business: automatic interactive dynamic real-time management
An Interactive Dynamic Real-time Management System includes a microprocessor adapted to sense the automatic interaction of real-time inputs relating to the...
US-5,748,621 Digital mobile communication system
In a digital mobile communication system comprising a cell station and a plurality of personal stations and employing a TDMS-TDD method, a personal station which...
US-5,745,901 Workflow initiated by graphical symbols
A method for workflow processing of objects stored in the memory of a computer system in accordance with the invention includes storing an object, which is to be...
US-5,745,562 Telephone station voice announce device and method
The invention provides a telephone station having a voice announce device. The telephone station includes user interface devices and a telephone station...
US-5,743,052 Business recovery installation and method for its erection
A business recovery system includes an array of modular work stations, a central communications center, modular cables, and a trellis structure for establishing...
US-5,741,854 Vinyl aromatic resin compositions containing a fluoro olefin polymer and a metal salt or ester or a fatty acid
A thermoplastic resin composition is provided exhibiting enhanced levels of dart impact strength. The composition contains a vinyl aromatic resin, an increased...
US-5,737,325 Connection method of digital cordless telephone apparatus
A connection method of a digital cordless telephone apparatus allows communication between a first calling side portable unit and a second called side portable...
US-5,735,453 Decorative novelty articles
High quality, novelty articles are provided and comprise a multilayer construction of printed material sandwiching a foam board having a foam core. A preferred...
US-5,734,837 Method and apparatus for building business process applications in terms of its workflows
The invention is a method and system which provides consultants, business process analysts, and application developers with a unified tool with which to conduct...
US-5,734,129 Forms for use with handwriting capturing device
The present invention provides novel methods, forms and devices for simultaneously capturing handwriting on one or more forms and on an electronic device...
US-5,732,229 Method and apparatus for displaying business cards
A method and apparatus for representing the attributes of an object representing a person or entity in an object oriented operating system running on a computer...
US-5,732,193 Method and apparatus for behavioristic-format coding of quantitative resource data/distributed automation protocol
A method for behavioristic-format coding of quantitative resource data for control, planning and communication purposes in line businesses, utilities, etc. An...
US-5,732,128 Method and apparatus for storing call feature data
A method and apparatus for recording call features, whenever they are sactivated, at the originating and/or terminating switch, whether or not the call features...
US-5,731,823 Automatic optimization of hardcopy output for enhanced appearance and throughput
A method of automatically optimizing the controllable parameters related to producing printed material on a hardcopy output device is provided, along with a...
US-5,729,747 Design method and apparatus of computer program for business processing
Without using a host computer, a computer program for object business processing is efficiently developed in a work station. A data flowchart generation unit, a...
US-5,729,595 Never-busy facsimile service
A method for providing a never-busy fax service wherein a customer's fax machine appears to be never busy to a caller. The method avoids loop-back charges which...
US-5,727,045 System and method for avoiding undesired incoming telephone calls
A method for avoiding undesired incoming calls provides a called party with an aural message indicating the telephone number of a calling party. The method...
US-5,724,486 Method for structuring an expert system utilizing one or more polynomial processors
Polynomial processors learn expert system rules, for either business or real-time applications, to improve the robustness and speed of execution of the expert...
US-5,722,418 Method for mediating social and behavioral processes in medicine and business through an interactive...
A method for mediating social and behavioral influence processes through an interactive telecommunications guidance system for use in medicine and business (10)...
US-5,721,910 Relational database system containing a multidimensional hierachical model of interrelated subject categories...
The present invention is a database and a method of producing that database which can be used to determine the meaning of scientific or technical documents, such...
US-5,717,863 Method and apparatus for managing pc conference connection addresses
Each PC conferencing application of a plurality PC conferencing systems is equipped with an enhanced profile function including the ability to allow a user to...
US-5,715,406 Controlled bus reselection interface and method
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for dynamically modifying the priority of access to a bus, where the bus has control and arbitration...
US-5,712,985 System and method for estimating business demand based on business influences
A demand forecasting and production scheduling system and method creates production schedules for various business items describing a forecasted demand for the...
US-5,712,911 Method and system for automatically activating and deactivating a speakerphone
A novel telephone system and method for activating a speakerphone in response to an incoming call based upon the presence or absence of a subscriber within a...
US-5,712,902 Telecommunications answering feature method and apparatus
In a telephone system, if the telephone set of a called party is busy or an incoming call is not answered, the called party is unavailable. In this event an...
US-5,710,900 System and method for generating reports from a computer database
A system and method for generating a report for a user which allows the user to make decisions, without requiring the user to understand or interpret data...
US-5,710,809 Method of and system for efficient use of telecommunication voice 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-5,708,808 Method and apparatus for concurrency with critical regions
Allows concurrency for user program and device operations for user program's device request (10), by returning immediately to user program (16) when device...
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