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System and method of identifying and sorting response services mail pieces
in accordance with plural levels of...
A method to reduce lost postal revenue by identifying and sorting a mail piece by determining whether algorithmically-resolved image data corresponding to the...
System and method for transferring data between virtual machines or other
A method for communication between first and second computer programs having a shared memory. The first computer program has a first work dispatcher for a first...
Electronic transaction document system
The present invention includes an electronic business transaction method for conducting a business transaction over a computer network. The method includes...
Memory card and initialization setting method thereof to avoid
initializing operation failure in a memory card
Whether an initial command outputted from a host is `CMD1` or `CMD55+CMD41` is detected with an initial command detection portion 8, and the result of detection...
Systems and methods for managing email
The invention provides for systematic email induction. Email is automatically scanned for email content. The content is then extracted and automatically loaded...
Method and apparatus for storing and retrieving business contact
information in a computer system
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for storing information in a computer system, and for retrieving the information from the computer system....
Methods and systems for managing tax audit information
A method for managing tax audit (TA) information for a business entity using a server system is provided. The server system is coupled to a centralized database...
Architecture, programming model and API'S
The subject invention provides a system and/or a method that facilitates employing a model based at least upon a framework, wherein the model can be utilized to...
Method of enabling consumer privacy using personal storage device
The present invention discloses a software method for creating a multilevel customer database that provides consumer data privacy via a smart card or other...
Federated multiprotocol communication
Methods, apparatus, and business techniques are disclosed for use in distributed communication systems comprising a plurality of communication protocols. In one...
Negotiated wireless peripheral security systems
Methods, apparatus, and business techniques are disclosed for use in mobile network communication systems. A mobile unit such as a smart phone is preferably...
Database report generation
The invention provides for a method for producing reports for business intelligence that adapt automatically to a context, defined by a locale variable. A...
Methods of conducting vehicle business transactions
Methods are provided for conducting a vehicle business transaction with a customer. Possession of a vehicle chassis is offered and/or granted to a customer in a...
Aggregating sensor data
Methods, systems, and computer program products, implementing techniques for aggregating sensor data. In one aspect, the techniques include receiving sensor data...
Method and telecommunication system for transmitting a facsimile message
A method and system for transmitting a facsimile message uses a public-switched telecommunications network, the public-switched telecommunication network having...
Method of conducting an electronic repair business employing a mobile
A method of conducting an electronic repair business employing a mobile laboratory comprising converting a preexisting mobile vehicle of the van type into a...
Separations-of-duties analysis tool for object-oriented integrated
enterprise wide computing applications
A method and structure for an independent programming tool for analyzing business separations-of-duties conflicts for users and profiles in an object-oriented...
Method and system for adapting the execution of a workflow route
A business process is defined as a sequence of process steps where each process step is performed by an assigned user. A workflow route to support the business...
System and method for transaction services patterns in a netcentric
The present disclosure provides for implementing transaction services patterns. Logical requests are batched for reducing network traffic. A batched request is...
System and method for providing location independent voice communications
continuity through disasters
A method and system, employing IP telephony, for providing continuous, uninterrupted voice communications during disaster conditions wherein the disaster site...
Method and apparatus for a fixed wireless broadband access and wireless
A method and apparatus for integrating Fixed Wireless Broadband Access (FWBA) and a Wireless Local Access radio Network (WLAN) is presented. An antenna or...
Game and method of play
A game for a plurality of players includes a playing area having playing stations which form a path along which the players move game pieces. The playing area...
System and method for securing transactions in a contact center
A system and method for protecting confidential user information employed in an electronic transaction. The system and method provide for associating an...
Method and apparatus for controlling execution of a computer operation
Computer operations whose execution would increase usage costs may require use of authorization and notification plug-ins to prevent unauthorized execution. The...
Method and apparatus for presenting linked life stories
The user interface on a computer system displays information about an entity, such as a person, a business, a pet, a country, etc. The screen is associated with...
Dispatching notification to a device based on the current context of a
user with the device
After detecting that an event occurs for which notification is desired, a notification service determines an appropriate way to notify the user given the user's...
System and a method for carrying out personal and business transactions
The present invention relates to a system and a method for carrying out personal transactions including financial transactions, e-mail transactions, and voice...
Method and system for loan origination and underwriting
A system and method for use by a business entity for loan origination and underwriting in connection with real estate investment using a computer implemented...
Method for resource allocation and re-grouping recognizing competing
priorities which vary by date
A method determines production starts in a manufacturing environment by inputting production starts. The method groups the production starts into production lots...
System and method for deploying application program components having an
A communication system includes a development sector for registering a plurality of wireless devices, a business sector for controlling utilization of an...
Method and apparatus for determination of text orientation
The present invention relates to a method for determining the orientation of text, so that the text can be correctly read. In one embodiment, the method analyzes...
Method and apparatus for performing admission control in a communication
A method and apparatus are disclosed for assessing the available resources in a network and using the assessment for admission control. A VoIP call can be...
Data transfer method and system
Methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture for transferring data from a defined source business component to a defined destination business component and/or...
Loyalty link method and apparatus with audio performance for integrating
customer information with dealer...
A customer data capture system integrated with a dealership data management system allows customer and vehicle maintenance data to be exchanged between a kiosk...
Method and meeting scheduler for automated meeting insertion and
rescheduling for busy calendars
A method and meeting scheduler are provided for automated meeting insertion and rescheduling for busy calendars. An electronic calendar meeting scheduling...
Network system and packet data transmission method
A user terminal is connected to an IP network through an access gateway, and service provider networks are connected to the IP network through an exchange router...
Stethoscope cleansing unit and business method for providing advertising
through the use of stethoscope...
The invention is of a stethoscope cleansing unit and of the use of the stethoscope cleansing unit as a novel business method for promoting a marketer's logo and...
Point-of-sale provider evaluation
A system provides information indicative of customer satisfaction respecting at least one service or sales provider, the system including at least one customer...
Application program interface for automating high speed network access
ordering and provisioning processes
An application program interface system and method for automating high speed network access ordering and provisioning processes, particularly involving business...
Value chain optimization system and method
The activities and interactions between participants in a Collaborative Business Scenario are displayed as various views of polygons that are positioned to...
Business management system and method for a deregulated electric power
A business management method with interaction between an electrical energy supplier and a plurality of customer energy consumers includes the consumers providing...
System and method for enforcing security service level agreements
Systems and methods for providing e-business services based on security SLAs (service level agreements) in a hosted computing environment. More specifically, the...
Business method and user interface for representing business analysis
information side-by-side with product...
A computer interface to an online store is also used in a business method. The interface has one or more product pages that have product information about one or...
Insurance policy renewal method and system
A new business model incorporating the advantages of endowing a remote field agent with sole discretion to legally bind an insurance carrier to a renewal...
Run-time wait tracing using byte code insertion
Methods, systems, computer program products, and methods of doing business whereby programmatically-generated byte code insertion is used to perform run-time...
Method for reducing communication data amount in business to business
A Business to Business electronic commerce (BtoB) system includes a message exchanging section, a task processing section and that conforms to BtoB standard...
System, method and software product for ordering image products over a
communication network from a plurality...
The present invention is directed to a system, method, and software product for ordering of digital photo services over a communication network among a plurality...
Web enabled business to business operating system for rental car services
An Internet enabled, business-to-business computerized transaction system is disclosed in its preferred embodiment for use in providing rental car services for...
Method and apparatus for modeling a business process to facilitate
evaluation of driving metrics
Method and apparatus for modeling a business process to facilitate evaluation of driving metrics. A decision tool can be provided to help manage a business...
Architecture for general purpose near real-time business intelligence
system and methods therefor
A method of optimizing the delivery of a set of data elements to a device, the set of data elements further comprising a metadata portion. The method further...