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Determining subscriber demands on a communications system
A method and system in a wireless communications system enables a network operator to accommodate subscriber demands by matching resources to current, congested...
Printer communication system and method
A printer communication system includes a printer (20) having a printer controller (34) with memory (38) and a processor (36). The printer (20) receives and...
Method and apparatus for operating on a memory unit via a JTAG port
A method of controlling the operations of an on-chip memory unit includes the steps of receiving an indication of at least the ready or busy state of the memory...
Method and apparatus for minimizing contention losses in networks
Contention losses are minimized in path searching, circuit-switched networks by adding intelligence to the last stage of the network. A count of number of bytes...
Method for establishing exercise activities using recyclable materials and
An exercise device and business method for employing an existing plastic container as the exercise device. The exercise device is an existing plastic container...
System and method for on-line, real time, data migration
A system and method for providing on-line, real-time, transparent data migration from an existing storage device to a replacement storage device. The existing...
Magnetic disk control unit, and firmware active-interchange method therefor
The present invention relates to a magnetic disk control unit which can accomplish active interchange of firmwares. Thus, in this invention, a firmware...
Corporate and entertainment management interactive system using a computer
A system, method, and apparatus is provided for computerized management of a method of corporate, business or sports management by a remote party comprising...
Hierarchical data storage system and data caching method
In a hierarchical data storage system that supplies data, on request, from a library apparatus in which the data are stored on removable media and from a...
Computer implemented system and method for high level controlled searching
through a problem space
A system and method for searching a problem space. In an exemplary application, the search constructs a plan associated with a business enterprise and the...
Computer-implemented product development planning method
A computer-implemented system (10) for product development planning. The system (10) models a business enterprise in terms of its proposed products and the tasks...
Method and system for arbitrating path contention in a crossbar
A method and system for transmitting data among a plurality of cards in a crossbar interconnect network having a plurality of cards each having source paths and...
Telecommunications provider agent
The invention is a provider agent product and method that operates as a software interface between a telephony card and a session manager in an advanced...
Methods and apparatus for accessing information from multiple remote
In accordance with the present invention a process is provided for interfacing a legacy application and internet-based application and for displaying information...
Business forms using carbonless sheets and non-impact laser printing and
A method of printing and assembling carbonless, multi-sheet business forms from a plurality of cut sheets is disclosed which includes the steps of, for each...
Value sharing method for determining pricing
A method for determining the pricing at which a provider will provide and offering of goods and services to a customer. Under the method, at least one area of...
Programmable electricity consumption monitor
A consumer-friendly system for monitoring electricity consumption by a residence or business is provided. The system comprises: (a) a measuring transmitting unit,...
System and computer-implemented method for transforming existing host-based
screen applications into components...
A system and method in a computer system having coupled thereto a repository for storing data, which method is implemented by the computer system. The method...
System and method for managing business meetings
A system and method for monitoring and/or managing a business meeting, the system including a processor, memory circuitry, timer circuitry, a display and an...
Device level coordination of access operations among multiple raid control
A method and apparatus for serializing access to disk arrays shareable among a plurality of RAID control units at a substantial reduction in intercontrol unit...
Method and system for providing enhanced call waiting
A method and system are disclosed for providing an enhanced call waiting message to a customer when the customer is busy on a previous call and receives a...
Delivery of urgent messages by integrated forced delivery and voice mailbox
A method for delivering voice mail to an intended recipient in which a voice-mail message is recorded for a recipient of the message, an urgent status is...
Network audio-link fire alarm monitoring system and method
A network audio-link alarm monitoring system for sensing the sound from triggered alarms and reporting the arm to alarm authorities. The system and method of the...
Method of labeling a package
A business form is provided which is particularly useful in shipping products where certain preprinted information can be provided and then individualized...
Liquid oxygen production
An apparatus for liquefying and storing a gas is provided. The apparatus is adapted to liquify relatively small quantities of gas, and to do so in a residence or...
Method and apparatus based on relational database design techniques
supporting modeling, analysis and automatic...
A computer method and apparatus for generating and maintaining a structured collection of documents describing a desired system is provided. A conceptual model...
Expanded communication method in cordless telephone system
A communication method in a cordless telephone system having a base unit with which a plurality of portable units can be registered, and a portable unit...
Call waiting in call setup
The invention relates to call waiting started by a calling subscriber (subscriber A) on the busy line of a called subscriber (subscriber B). The calling...
System and method for automated emergency call breakthrough
An emergency breakthrough system allows users to break through a busy signal, using an automated rather than operator assisted technique. Upon receipt of a busy...
System and method for enhanced automatic recall
A telecommunications system and method is disclosed for allowing an attendant to initiate an automatic recall feature for a third party when that third party's...
Data processing system and method for providing personal information in a
A data processing system and methodology allow subscribers to have web business cards that are accessible by other individuals via communication networks such as...
Method and apparatus for the generation of analog telephone signals in
digital subscriber line access systems
A method and apparatus for providing analog telephony services over a digital subscriber loop access system is presented. Digital subscriber loop technologies...
Visual data integration system and method
A visual data integration system architecture and methodology is disclosed. The system architecture includes a transport framework that represents a ...
Security system for a building complex having multiple units
A security system and method for building complexes having multiple units provides enhanced resistance to intruder disablement, particularly for systems having a...
Vault controller dispatcher and methods of operation for handling
interaction between browser sessions and...
A vault controller in an electronic business system includes a dispatcher for servicing browser requests initiated by a user for conducting business with an...
Apparatus and method for an event rating engine
An event rating engine can be configured for a particular task and is logically decoupled from a rating database when a usage event is rated. The rating engine...
Traffic policing in broadband networks
A method is disclosed for traffic policing in packet-based, broadband networks, such as ATM networks. The method comprises the steps of monitoring the arrival of...
Concurrent server and method of operation having client-server affinity
using exchanged client and server keys
In a distributed information network, a broker server is coupled to a plurality of child servers and to a plurality of clients in the network. The broker server...
Personal computer interrupt line sharing circuit with active interrupt line
monitoring, and method for sharing...
In an interrupt line sharing circuit for a personal computer system, which has a plurality of instruments and one common interrupt line provided in common to the...
Vacations and holiday scheduling method and system having a bidding object
which enables employees to bid and...
The present invention provides a vacation and holiday scheduling system. The system includes a variety of objects to assist a business in controlling and...
Telephone calling card with enhanced features
A method and apparatus for implementing a business card having a calling card feature are provided. In conjunction with a long distance switch and a suitable...
Method and apparatus for implementing hunt group support for a crosspoint
A method and apparatus which obviates the throughput limitations retries generated by busy conditions of conventional switches which are limited to but a single...
System and method for integrating paper-based business documents with
computer-readable data entered via a...
In an Internet-based process, a method of integrating paper-based business documents requiring an original signature with electronic data about those documents,...
Online business directory with predefined search template for facilitating
the matching of buyers to qualified...
A system and method to provide buyers with information that supports the selection of qualified vendors and service providers at the precise time they are...
Communication device and method for determining a busy status thereof in a
A communication device (e.g., 103) includes a user interface (209), a receiver (203), a controller (205), and a transmitter (201). A user of the communication...
Method for adapting committed information rate over frame relay switched
The Committed Information Rate (CIR) functionality is converted to an Adaptive Rate Base (ARB) mechanism. The solution is based on the interaction between a...
Method and apparatus for producing multiple cut business forms
A method and apparatus for manufacturing multiple die cut business forms is disclosed. One embodiment of a printing press according to the present invention...
Method, system and computer program product for dynamically allocating
large memory pages of different sizes
A method, system and computer program product for dynamically allocating large memory pages of different sizes. Each process can select multiple page sizes. An...
Pressure seal pocket business form production
A pocket containing business form, an intermediate for producing the form, and method of producing the business form, provide optimum securement of the panels of...
Energy management system and method
An energy and facilities management system and method is provided for energy users with large physical plants which provides these energy users with a...