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US-4,583,988 Process for dyeing modified polyester fiber textile material in absence of carrier with water-insoluble...
Poor wet fastness properties and unsatisfactory fastness to thermofixing of dyeings on carrierfree-dyeing PES fibers with conventional disperse dyestuffs...
US-4,573,049 Traffic signal light 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-4,573,046 Watch 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-4,567,323 Method and apparatus for providing a plurality of special services
For use with a telephone system serving a plurality of stations, method and apparatus is disclosed for providing a plurality of special services by designating a...
US-4,560,293 Document printing method and apparatus
A computer-controlled machine for printing business documents, such as, checks, check vouchers, check registers and other forms used in quantity. Paper stock of...
US-4,546,468 Switching network control circuit
Electronic business communication systems are generally comprised of a number of independent switching modules each of which is comprised of a time slot...
US-4,519,068 Method and apparatus for communicating variable length messages between a primary station and remote stations...
A data communications system is described in which variable length messages are communicated between a general communications controller (GCC) and a plurality of...
US-4,517,669 Method and apparatus for coding messages communicated between a primary station and remote stations of a data...
A data communications system is described in which variable length messages are communicated between a general communications controller (GCC) and a plurality of...
US-4,516,239 System, apparatus and method for controlling a multiple access data communications system including variable...
A variation on a carrier sense multiple access/collision detection (CSMA/CD) system protocol for local area, packet, random access, broadcast networks is...
US-4,513,375 Transaction numbering apparatus
An apparatus, method and system for identifying, recording, and marking transactions such as, but not limited to, individual business agreements or specific...
US-4,495,564 Multi sub-channel adapter with single status/address register
An improved adapter for a programmed control unit arranged to be operated in facilitating I/O operations between one or more I/O devices and a CPU through a...
US-4,494,113 Method and apparatus for self-control in distributed priority collision
Method and apparatus for controlling collision in a system having a common unit shared by a plurality of devices are disclosed. More particularly, method and...
US-4,486,626 Method of and system for limiting access to a group of telephone trunks
After a telephone switching system user has dialed sufficient digits to identify a call as extending beyond the system, the system attempts to route the call...
US-4,482,999 Method of transmitting information between stations attached to a _unidirectional transmission ring
In a ring communication system comprising several stations, access to the ring is granted to one station at a time by a circulating token indication. A method is...
US-4,469,266 Feed and lock mechanism for multiple bar draped web collator and method
An improved continuous web handling apparatus and method for printing, handling, collating and final processing of multiple-page printed items such as business...
US-4,461,661 Non-tenting business form assemblies and method and apparatus for making the same
A business form assembly, and the method of forming the same, is described. The business form assembly includes superimposed front and back sheets with at least...
US-4,460,676 Non-impact single and multi-ply printing method and apparatus
Method and apparatus are described for non-impact printing of single and multi-ply business form assemblies, utilizing an electromagnetic radiation reactant...
US-4,456,260 Property game having inner path space markers
A theme-oriented parlor game and method comprising a game board assembly, title indicia, tokens and movement intiators. The game board assembly has a peripheral...
US-4,451,705 Call completion circuit and method
There is disclosed a combined business communication system and an ACD system where each station in the system is available to handle, on a per call basis,...
US-4,451,697 Method for establishing connections between subscriber stations which operate with different transmission...
A method is disclosed for establishing connections from subscriber stations or transmission lines connected to a data exchange system to signal converters. The...
US-4,440,448 Method for opening mineral deposit and subsequent mining thereof
The invention relates to a new, generally applicable method for opening mineral deposits for prospection purposes and for subsequent mining, where necessary ramp...
US-4,439,670 Method and device for the checking of the number of access attempts to an electronic store, notably that of an...
An access trial control device for a card, such as a financial or business transaction card or the like, which is inserted in an access terminal for use and...
US-4,435,755 Balanced channel finding method
For a CPU I/O request, the disclosed methods find a physical channel path within a logical channel (LCH) likely to be connectable to a requested device by using...
US-4,429,405 Method of transmitting information between stations attached to a unidirectional transmission ring
In a ring communication system comprising several stations, access to the ring is granted to one station at a time by a circulating token indication. A method is...
US-4,409,687 Arrangement and method for establishing radio communication in a system
Communication between a first radio transmitter and receiver and a second radio transmitter and receiver is provided by a system repeater. An arrangement for...
US-4,400,585 Method and apparatus for automatically attempting to seize a radio channel in a multichannel communication system
Apparatus is disclosed for enabling a mobile radiotelephone to automatically attempt to seize a radio channel in a multichannel radio communication system. The...
US-4,392,119 Apparatus and method for monitoring the arrival and duration of stay of a vehicle at a drive-in window
Apparatus for sensing the arrival of a motor vehicle at the pick-up window of a drive-thru business and providing a visual display of the length of time that the...
US-4,384,175 Tone detection method and arrangement for observing and classifying repetitive status signals
A service-observing arrangement is disclosed for automatically detecting and classifying interrupted tone signals (such as audible ringing, busy, reorder, etc.)...
US-4,383,315 Idle time slot seizure and transmission facilities for loop communication system
A time division multiplex loop communication system for voice and data is disclosed with multiaccess time slot seizure and data transmission capability from all...
US-4,379,573 Business form with removable label and method for producing the same
A business form having die cut label areas removable therefrom and an improved method for processing paper sheet substrate from a continuous supply thereof to...
US-4,365,327 Method of and means for spread-spectrum transmission
An analog signal sent from one telephone subscriber to another is periodically sampled at a transmitting terminal and each sample is held for a storage period...
US-4,363,236 Method and apparatus for detecting leaks in a structure
The disclosed apparatus is intended for use in determining the breathing characteristics of a structure such as a home, office building, or business...
US-4,358,844 Method of and means for spread-spectrum transmission
An analog signal sent from one telephone subscriber to another is differentiated at a transmitting terminal and the resulting derivative is distorted by mixing...
US-4,347,601 Method and system for processing coded information transmitted during cyclically successive time frames
Thirty telephone channels are time-division-multiplexed for transmission and reception in a PCM 30 transmission system. The control- and switching-signals of the...
US-4,344,133 Method for synchronizing hardware and software
A digital processor capable of responding to a sync instruction for high-speed synchronization of hardware and software is provided. The sync instruction places...
US-4,340,313 Business machine printing ribbon spool apparatus and method of inking the type slug impact portion of printing...
A printing ribbon spool and method of replenishing ink to printing ribbons are disclosed. The spool has a central ink reservoir, and a pad of cellular material,...
US-4,320,467 Method and apparatus of bus arbitration using comparison of composite signals with device signals to determine...
A bus arbitration method and apparatus for determining which of a plurality of devices desiring access to a common bus will gain access to the bus when it...
US-4,307,830 Web fed printing collator processing unit and method
Continuous printing collator apparatus for printing, handling, collating and final processing of multiple-page printed items such as business forms, booklets,...
US-4,290,059 Liquid level alarm for remotely indicating when less than a predetermined quantity of fuel oil remains in a...
The present invention provides an improvement by adaptation of a rising stem fuel oil gauge for indicating, at a remote location, the quantity of fuel in oil...
US-4,280,979 Copolymers, compositions, and articles, and methods for making same
Novel polyester diols are described containing aliphatically saturated divalent diacyl moieties and olefinically unsaturated divalent diacyl moieties in a mole...
US-4,276,641 Method and apparatus for converting time-division data signals received on an incoming trunk to time-division...
Methods and apparatus for converting time-division data signals received over an incoming trunk having v.sub.e channels into time-division data signals for...
US-4,235,430 Method and apparatus for manufacturing business forms
A method and apparatus for manufacturing business forms from rolls of paper webs. The webs are divided into at least two groups. The webs of a first group are...
US-4,200,771 Traffic measuring device based on state transitions
The invention described herein is a traffic measurement device, particularly applicable to telecommunication networks. The device is of the digital type and...
US-4,191,997 Circuits and methods for multiple control in data processing systems
In a data processing system in which two or more asynchronous processors operating as masters interchange requests and responses with a control unit that in turn...
US-4,191,860 Data base communication call processing method
A method is disclosed for processing call data among telephone switching offices and a remotely situated data base system for deriving call service information...
US-4,186,162 Method of making a platen core
A method of making a business machine platen core wherein a cylindrical body including a hollow tube extending co-axially thereof is encapsulated with an...
US-4,172,605 Chemically reactive recording medium
A ribbon, adapted for use on an impact printer, is provided wherein the ribbon is impregnated with a first substantially colorless substance which acts as a...
US-4,166,927 Apparatus and method for frequency channel selection in a radiotelephone system
In a mobile radiotelephone system, N separate modulated carrier signals in N frequency channels are applied to a demodulating radio receiver which provides a...
US-4,163,122 Method and apparatus for automatically correcting errors in a cyclic routing memory of a time division...
A method and apparatus for automatically correcting errors in the cyclic routing memory of a four-wire TDM telecommunication exchange. The address data in the...
US-4,156,109 Electronic traffic measuring, sorting, and recording device
The invention described is an electronic device for traffic measurement in telecommunication networks. The device measures the two main parameters of the carried...
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