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US-5,072,253 Ordering and recording information system for business and greeting cards
A method of making a card such as a business card or greeting card on photosensitive media using images photographically recorded in successive frames on...
US-5,071,399 Method of making a mailer with tear strip on outgoing and return envelopes
A method is provided for constructing a mailer type business form in a continuous manner so that an easy opening tear strip is provided in both the outgoing and...
US-5,061,233 Method and apparatus for business forms compacting
Fan folded business forms are compacted so as to provide the maximum run time, and minimum operator effort. The system includes a folder, transfer table with...
US-5,056,965 Method of controlled inventory for bushings
In the business of supplying bushings as tool guides for machine operations a minimum of two types of bushings need to be stocked. One type is a headless press...
US-5,055,153 Process for providing a multiple part form for non-impact printer
A business forms assembly and method of forming is provided wherein a continuous web defines a plurality of successive form sets and wherein the web is divided...
US-5,054,098 Method of detecting the skew angle of a printed business form
Document contour vectorization and the use of a modified Hough transform are used in combination to detect the skew angle of a digitized form image so that image...
US-5,050,031 Video cassette rental system and method and record playback counter therefor
A computerized video record rental system and method in which a video record unit such as a tape cassette is provided with an integral counting device for...
US-5,043,749 Printing press and method
A press, and a process of printing a combination of fixed and variable data on such press, wherein printed images are created by direct digital driving of an...
US-5,023,851 Method for presenting electronic calendar information in an interactive information handling system
A method of simultaneously displaying day calendar information in first and second view ports, each of which displays it's calendar data in a different format....
US-5,023,436 Credit card handling apparatus and method
A method for searching the magnetic stripe on a credit card to determine the indispensably read out track comprising the steps of reading a card number from any...
US-5,018,191 Special service call routing
This invention relates to methods of establishing facsimile (fax) connections. When it is determined that a call is a fax call, a fax indicator is sent with...
US-5,015,137 Booklet with central detachable business reply envelope and optional response device produced from an integral...
A computer personalized printed booklet with a detachable business reply envelope and one or more optional response devices (33, 35; 233, 235) positioned within...
US-5,014,052 Traffic signal control for emergency vehicles
A traffic light control system which includes two-way communications between a moving emergency vehicle approaching a busy intersection with one or more traffic...
US-5,009,429 Investment game and method of advertisement
A board game and method of playing and designing the game which emulates business property manipulation and retail sales wherein the business properties involved...
US-5,006,191 Method of producing a label-providing continuous business form
The invention consists of a method which provides a business form with removable labels. This method produces a business form which maintains its integrity and...
US-5,001,630 Computerized case history business method
This invention allows the user to tailor the system to his needs through the use of the following innovative methods. The catalog is a user defined selection...
US-5,001,500 Endless belt printing apparatus
A method and apparatus for the automatic production of business forms, wallpaper, newspapers or the like from a web of continuous printing material comprises an...
US-4,991,203 Line switching apparatus and method
A line switching apparatus includes receiving circuitry for receiving a line-connection request signal from an extension, discriminating circuitry for...
US-4,972,851 Diversional and therapeutic device for organic brain syndrome patients
A method and device is described for the diversion, cognitive stimulation, maintenance of hand strength and dexterity, and hand-eye coordination of patients with...
US-4,972,657 Method of packaging medication for controlled dispensing
The present invention discloses a method, system and related apparatus and articles for use in dispensing medication. Control of the medication is accomplished...
US-4,969,182 Method of telephone call wherein status data inhibits calls and indicates to the caller the reason the called...
A method of telephone call, in which if a subscriber is unable to answer an expected call to this telephone due to a conference, business trip, vacation or...
US-4,968,993 Printing press
A method and apparatus for the automatic production of business forms, wallpaper, newspapers or the like from a web of continuous printing material comprises a...
US-4,967,462 Method of manufacturing an integrated light-weight solid metal shaft and an integrated light-weight metal pipe...
A method of manufacturing an integrated light-weight solid metal shaft for use in a business machine by the steps of subjecting to acid treatment an inner...
US-4,965,763 Computer method for automatic extraction of commonly specified information from business correspondence
A Parametric Information Extraction (PIE) system has been developed to identify automatically commonly specified information such as author, date, recipient,...
US-4,961,140 Apparatus and method for extending a parallel synchronous data and message bus
An input/output bus for a data processing system which has extended addressing capabilities and a variable length handshake which accommodates the difference...
US-4,959,781 System for assigning interrupts to least busy processor that already loaded same class of interrupt routines
An apparatus and method for processing of interrupts in a computer system includes interrupts which are presented substantially simultaneously to each of a...
US-4,953,201 Additional telephone equipment and method for protecting against nuisance calls
An additional piece of telephone equipment for protecting against nuisance calls as a substitute for a telephone answering device, wherein after the equipment is...
US-4,951,196 Method and apparatus for electronic data interchange
A programmable machine system and method for performing electronic data interchange among a variety of trading partners. The machine is programmed so that it can...
US-4,949,373 Host load balancing
In many business applications, data about a client is created and entered on an agent's data terminal during a teleconference with the client. Often, it is...
US-4,948,709 Production of business cards and the like
A method of producing business cards, name cards and the like in color comprising pictures as well as or instead of text, in which complete artwork, comprising...
US-4,945,218 Mailing device and machine-readable business card
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-4,943,996 Shared access to voice and information
In many business applications, data about a client is created and entered on an agent's data terminal during a teleconference with the client. Often, it is...
US-4,942,602 Coordinated transfer of voice and information through a network of digital switches
In many business applications, data about a client is created and entered on an agent's data terminal during a teleconference with the client. Often, it is...
US-4,939,718 Routing method and packet switching networks having a distance indicator for routing
A first switching network embodying the invention is a subscriber installation having a chain structure. In the network, the switching is distributed over a...
US-4,937,177 Method of preparing and printing custom artwork
Disclosed is a method of preparing and printing custom artwork such as, for example, photo greeting cards, allowing the creation of calendars, business cards,...
US-4,932,684 Unique label construction applied to a business form
A label construction and method are provided wherein a label ply and associated adhesive layer are releasably secured to a multi-ply substrate comprising an...
US-4,931,789 Apparatus and method for a universal electronic locking system
An apparatus and method for providing a universal electronic locking system (UELS) which controls an actuating device for a lock is disclosed. The system is...
US-4,925,213 Multiple part form for non-impact printer and related process
A business forms assembly and method of forming is provided wherein a continuous web defines a plurality of successive form sets and wherein the web is divided...
US-4,918,664 Apparatus and method for preserving data integrity in multiple-port RAMS
The invention relates to a random access memory having more than one port capable of accessing the same storage addresses. It provides a system for protection of...
US-4,910,731 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...
US-4,902,020 Investment franchisement game and method of advertisement
A board game and method of playing and designing the game which emulates business property manipulation and retail sales wherein the business properties involved...
US-4,901,260 Bounded lag distributed discrete event simulation method and apparatus
A discrete event simulation system that avoids all blocking and advances the simulation time in an efficient manner by treating the simulated system as a set of...
US-4,899,374 Method for a program-controlled telephone switching system in which performance features relating to the setup...
A method for automatically connecting an indicating telephone conditions in which when a subscriber calls another subscriber and when the called subscriber's...
US-4,899,299 Method for managing the retention of electronic documents in an interactive information handling system
A method of managing the retention and deletion of electronic documents in which the respective document retention needs of the document owners and the document...
US-4,885,780 Method for call routing in a network
A method for setting up calls in a telecommunications network is disclosed. A call arrives at originating switch A for destination switch B. An attempt is made...
US-4,879,739 Wiring test device and method
A battery powered, hand-held signal generator adapted to be connected to home or business telephone line at the interface between the telephone company wiring or...
US-4,873,719 Enhanced calling number delivery service system
A process for a telephone system is disclosed which is associated with customer premises equipment, such as a telephone set or other receiving equipment which...
US-4,866,611 Method for automatically reconciling entries on two copies of independently maintained electronic calendars
An electronic calendaring method for use in a data processing system in which calendar entries that have been made for the same time span independently on two...
US-4,865,669 Method of making business forms with removable labels
The invention consists of a method which provides a business form with removable labels. The method produces a business form which maintains its integrity and...
US-4,862,496 Routing of network traffic
A method and apparatus for routing traffic in a circuit switched network. A call between two nodes interconnected by a direct link is first offered to the direct...
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