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US-5,333,300 Timing circuitry and method for controlling automated programming and erasing of a non-volatile semiconductor...
Circuitry for handshaking between a command state machine and write state machine is described. The handshaking circuitry, the command state machine and the...
US-5,331,543 Business monitoring system and method
A business monitoring system and method having a supervisory work station and a staff work station as well, having a judgment condition storage function having...
US-5,322,496 Method for handling business forms
Apparatus and method for handling compacted business forms including a receiver having a horizontally disposed receiving surface and posts at one end thereof for...
US-5,320,387 Printable coplanar laminates and method of making same
A sheetstock for preparing business forms including printable solid plastic identification cards and labels is formed from a single coplanar sheet. Return...
US-5,319,642 Method of communication using a two-way bus with contention detection
A communication system using a two-way bus capable of detecting contentions from nodes other than nodes concerned in communication to ensure confidentiality of...
US-5,313,591 Computer bus arbitration for N processors requiring only N unidirectional signal leads
A system and method for using N unidirectional lines to implement signals for arbitration, variable length transactions, automatic responses, and efficient burst...
US-5,309,567 Structure and method for an asynchronous communication protocol between master and slave processors
In accordance with the present invention, a structure and a method for asynchronously interfacing a master processor and a slave processor is provided by...
US-5,309,512 Call waiting deluxe feature
A call waiting deluxe method where a switching system forwards calls to a service node that provides specialized call processing, e.g., processing requiring...
US-5,307,509 Method for the transmission of data among mobile bodies or autonomous vehicles
A method which constructs, in each transmitter/receiver of a mobile body or vehicle, information tables recording the changes undergone by a radio channel by...
US-5,305,572 Long span post-tensioned steel/concrete truss and method of making same
A long span truss of substantially conventional steel construction provided with concrete encasement of the top and bottom chords with the concrete encasement...
US-5,301,320 Workflow management and control system
Methods and apparatus for defining, executing, monitoring and controlling the flow of business operations. A designer first defines a workflow by providing a...
US-5,300,177 Method of pressure sealing business forms
Pressure sealing of business forms is effected utilizing first and second sets of (preferably narrow-width) rollers forming first and second nips which provide a...
US-5,299,445 Method of post-tensioning steel/concrete truss before installation
A method of post-tensioning a truss of substantially conventional steel construction provided with concrete encasement or cladding of certain chords while the...
US-5,293,496 Inhibit write apparatus and method for preventing bus lockout
A User bus lockout prevention mechanism for use in a time-shared busy multiple bus User, computer architecture where bus Users include private cache systems...
US-5,293,429 System and method for automatically classifying heterogeneous business forms
Business forms are a special class of documents typically used to collect or distribute data; they represent a vast majority of the paperwork need to conduct...
US-5,291,550 Dynamic network call distributor
This invention relates to a method of distributing calls among a plurality of destinations of a customer. The calls are distributed according to a customer...
US-5,290,225 Method of making a self mailer with return envelope formed from a single cut sheet
A single sheet business form construction printable in an impact or a non-impact printer includes a base sheet of face stock having a front, a back, a top, a...
US-5,289,588 Interlock acquisition for critical code section execution in a shared memory common-bus individually cached...
There is disclosed an interlock variable acquisition system and method for use in a processing system of the type including a plurality of processors coupled by...
US-5,287,552 Method for more efficient service request processing
A communication resource allocator of a trunking communication system may more efficiently handle service requests during extremely busy times in the following...
US-5,287,551 Radio communication apparatus and method for voice channel busy call back
An apparatus and method for issuing busy call-backs (146) on the voice channel to busied communication units (209,211) on a trunked radio communication system...
US-5,287,477 Memory-resource-driven arbitration
A method and apparatus to improve memory performance in a computer bus system. Memory is divided into interleaved blocks and memory addresses are mapped into...
US-5,285,470 Methods of noise-reduced and bandwidth-reduced television transmission
A noise-reduced method of transmitting a video signal including separating the video signal into a plurality of frequency subbands representing a corresponding...
US-5,283,824 Calling line identification
This invention relates to a method and apparatus for specifying alternate numbers for use as Incoming Calling Line Identification (ICLID) numbers. On a calling...
US-5,279,875 Label-equipped business form and method
A label-equipped form having a release liner on the back of which is provided CB chemical and with CF chemical being provided in alignment on the top of the next...
US-5,278,895 Voice messaging method and apparatus for pay phone telephone systems
A voice message system for a pay phone telephone network interposes an Intercept Processing Subsystem (IPS) in the line connections between the pay telephones...
US-5,278,894 Use of incoming caller line identification
This invention relates to a method and apparatus for providing customized greeting messages from a switch-based voice messaging service. Advantageously, special...
US-5,277,892 In vivo lymphocyte tagging
Methods and reagents for the in vivo tagging of leukocytes, and in particular lymphocytes with a leukostimulatory agent and a linked medically useful metal ion,...
US-5,276,898 System for selectively compressing data frames based upon a current processor work load identifying whether the...
A method and computer system having a processor are provided for selectively compressing a data communication frame for data transfer between the computer system...
US-5,273,516 Method and apparatus for business forms processing
A system for stacking continuous folded forms coming from a folder and moving to a conveyor. A table is position adjacent and in line with the conveyor and in a...
US-5,269,521 Expected value payment method and system for reducing the expected per unit costs of paying and/or receiving a...
Disclosed is an Expected Value Payment Method for the purpose of reducing the expected per unit costs incurred in paying and/or receiving a given amount of a...
US-5,269,005 Method and apparatus for transferring data within a computer system
In a processing system any response to an interrupt acknowledge cycle is deferred until the transfer of buffered data to be written from an agent on a subsystem...
US-5,265,240 Channel measurement method and means
Provides a method for measuring the busy utilization time for I/O channel used by any of plural operating systems (OSs) in a CEC. The measured utilization time...
US-5,260,993 Queuing apparatus and method for a cordless communication transceiver
A communication system is described which provides call queueing between a base station (400) which does not have a control channel and a plurality of portable...
US-5,257,356 Method of reducing wasted bus bandwidth due to slow responding slaves in a multiprocessor computer system
In a multiprocessor computer system, wasted bus bandwidth resulting from slow responding slaves is reduced by relinquishing the master that was busied by the...
US-5,257,257 Method of controlling the operation of a packet switched CDMA communication network for controlling the...
A method of controlling the operation of a packet switched CDMA telecommunication network for controlling the operation of transmitters and receivers. The...
US-5,255,819 Method and apparatus for manual dispensing from discrete vessels with electronic system control and dispensing...
A liquid dispensing method and apparatus has a system with new individual dispensing heads connectible one each to a plurality of different liquid bottles, i.e....
US-5,249,300 System and method of constructing models of complex business transactions using entity-set variables for...
A computer system for building models of complex business transactions in an information management system. The system includes storage means for storing ordered...
US-5,249,297 Methods and apparatus for carrying out transactions in a computer system
A protocol for carrying out transactions in a multiple-processor computer system comprises: dividing the transaction cycle into four quadrature states, an...
US-5,249,290 Method of and apparatus for operating a client/server computer network
A server of a client/server network uses server processes to access shared server resources in response to service requests from client computers connected to...
US-5,239,678 Method of assigning a control channel as a temporary voice/data channel in a radio communications system
A method (215) of converting a current control channel for use as a communication (voice/data) channel, in order to maintain a predetermined level of service in...
US-5,239,577 Network and method for providing cross-media connections
A network (10) for providing cross-context connections between subscribers comprises a plurality of directory databases for storing mappings between individual...
US-5,237,694 Processing system and method including lock buffer for controlling exclusive critical problem accesses by each...
There is described a system and method for use in a processing system of the type including a plurality of processor subsystems, each processor subsystem...
US-5,235,595 Packet switching
This invention is concerned with packet switching techniques, protocols, networks, and equipment for use on a local area or wide area scale. Packets which...
US-5,233,812 Pocketed letter with imaged insert
Jamming or wrinkling of inserts in a pocketed letter with an imaged insert may be avoided by a method of making a business form that includes the steps of...
US-5,233,513 Business modeling, software engineering and prototyping method and apparatus
A microprocessor manipulated program which extracts the data inherent in the cognitive process leading to the spoken or written word and converts that data into...
US-5,232,248 Mailing device
A mailing device and method including a bar coded return label removably mounted to the original communication, but attachable to a return envelope supplied by...
US-5,230,702 Hemodialysis method
A dialysis method based upon urea kinetic analysis is provided. An objective of the method is to provide guaranteed dose hemodialysis by optimization of each...
US-5,227,067 Apparatus for improving irrigation or cleaning water and method for its use
A method and apparatus are described for improving the aerobic and nutrient quality of a body of water in a reservoir which contains undesirable dissolved salts...
US-5,226,045 Method and apparatus for autonomous selective routing during radio access in TDMA portable radio systems
In a TDM/TDMA digital radio communications system, each portable unit in accessing the system must select the "best" port through which to route each call. The...
US-RE34,305 Switching system and method of construction thereof
A switching system is disclosed in which a plurality of incoming highways are multiplexed in time division cells that have arrived are written into a buffer...
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