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System and associated method for concatenated messaging
A method for call back messaging is disclosed. The method allows a calling party to provide name and number information for automatic delivery to a called party...
Apparatus and method to efficiently abort and restart a primary memory
Primary memory access times are improved through an efficient technique of aborting and restarting primary memory accesses. A central processing unit of a...
Object oriented computer interface supporting interactive networked
An object oriented interactive application interface for facilitating application program development in a networked computer system providing on-line services...
Secured gateway interface
Accordingly, a computer implemented method, uniquely programmed computer system, and article of manufacture embodying computer readable program means all allow a...
Photographic products and methods employing embedded information
Technology is now available permitting consumers to make amateur-or even professional-grade copies of photographs. For wedding and portrait photographers, in...
Matching new customer records to existing customer records in a large
business database using hash key
In this invention there is a method and system for matching new customer records to existing customer records in a database. The new customer records are...
System for determining whether connection or connectionless modes of
communication should be used to transmit...
A method and system for monitoring, controlling and diagnosing operation of a machine such as a business office machine including a facsimile machine, a copier,...
Method and system for controlling and communicating with machines using
multiple communication formats
A method and system which allows a remote monitoring and diagnostic computer or system to communicate using different communication protocols which are stored...
Method and apparatus for modeling business card exchanges in an
international electronic conference
A computer system is programmed with a general purpose electronic conference (GPEC) application having a conference manager including a plurality of functions...
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...
Apparatus and method for dynamic inbound/outbound call management and
for scheduling appointments
A telephone system provides dynamic inbound/outbound call management for a telemarketing campaign to automatically initiate outbound telephone calls for outbound...
Method of creating a data item object suitable for an application from a
standard object oriented part
An object oriented system is configured to have the steps of creating an object oriented part composed of a data section and a procedure section for defining...
Method and apparatus for a cross-connect system with automatic facility
information transference to a remote...
Automatic facility information transfer to remote locations in cross-connect systems is accomplished by providing limited telephone services to wired premises...
Method and system for providing secure EDI over an open network
A method and system for selectively interconnecting a plurality of computers (112,114) over an open public network (120,102,122), such as the INTERNET, provides...
Method and apparatus for processing wideband data in a digital cellular
A system and method for processing wideband data within digital FM transceiver. A digital FM demodulator within the transceiver produces a demodulated...
Thermally imagable business record and method of desensitizing a
thermally imagable surface
A thermally imagable business record, such as a form, label, tag, or the like is provided which may be activated to form human and/or machine readable images as...
Method of designing application-oriented program
A program designing method which makes it possible to efficiently design an application-oriented program without errors irrespective of levels of technical...
Redialing method by editing telephone number in telephone terminal
A redialing method for telephone terminal equipment includes the steps of: dialing a telephone number in response to user input of numeric keys representative of...
Integrated plant environment utilizing an advanced program-to-program
server enabling communications between...
The present invention provides for an integrated plant environment which includes a business computing environment, such as an IBM environment, to run business...
Information handling system, method, and article of manufacture
including a vault object for encapsulation of...
A system, method and article of manufacture for improving object security in distributed object systems, in an information handling system employing object...
Dynamic information display during busy cycle of a processing system
Methods, systems and program products are provided which provide dynamic status to a user during the busy cycle of a processing system. The status information...
Automated activity-based management system
An automated activity-based management system and method (10) for making thereof are provided. A business organization has costs associated with its employees,...
Method and apparatus for providing a dial tone to a telephone within a
wireless local loop system
The wireless local loop system employs cellular technology to provide telephone service to fixed telephones of remote stations having otherwise conventional...
Direct mail article comprising oversized card and integral envelope and
reply device and method of manufacture
A direct mail article that is produced from an integral web or sheet of card stock that can be transmitted through the mails without an outer wrapper or envelope...
Method and system for determining transportation route
Transportation network information relating to a transportation network constructed by arranging a plurality of collection/delivery base points, a plurality of...
Method for monitoring the connection between the subscriber and the
destination telephone and providing...
A cellular telephone subscriber who wishes directory assistance services is connected in the conventional manner to an operator who identifies a destination...
Graphics controller utilizing video memory to provide macro command
capability and enhanched command buffering
An apparatus and method are disclosed for buffering graphics commands in a video graphics system, and for implementing graphics macro commands. The invention...
Method of processing and stuffing an envelope
The present invention is an envelope sheet capable of being automatically printed and formed into a standard business envelope using a high-speed separate sheet...
Method for improving call completion rates in telephony
The method of in-session activation of the present invention gives Telcos the ability to offer callers a menu of call completion services when the call...
Method and apparatus for providing print job buffering for a printer on
a fast data path
An improved printer is provided that improves the response time before jobs are printer by providing a "fast data path" for certain print jobs while also storing...
Printing apparatus and method in which virtual busy signal is generated
when printer buffer has larger vacant...
In a data transfer method, virtual handshake busy data is transferred to an I/O register when data is transferred through a parallel interface between data...
Method and system for automated collect call messaging
Method and apparatus allow a caller to contact a called party with a collect call whether or not the called station is answered or is busy. When the caller dials...
Cache affinity scheduling method for multi-processor nodes in a split
transaction bus architecture
A method of selecting a process to run within a multi-processor computer system in which the processors are arranged in nodes defined by node buses. A global run...
Method and apparatus for providing personal calling identification at
This invention relates to a method and apparatus for specifying alternative phone numbers to be used as Incoming Calling Line Identification (ICLID) numbers....
Program generating method combining data item part with database
Data item parts and database manipulation parts are prepared in advance, and a business transaction program is generated by combining the data item parts and the...
Systems and methods for routing ATM switched virtual circuit calls
The invention routes SVC ATM call setups by utilizing one of a plurality of designated transit lists (DTLs) stored at an originating node. The DTLs describe all...
Optimization method and system having multiple inputs and multiple
A method and system for optimizing a steady-state performance of a process having multiple inputs and multiple output-responses is provided. The method and...
No repeat byte compression method for achieving high speed data transfer
from a parallel port
The present invention removes restrictions on the maximum data transfer rate provided by the Centronics.RTM. and PC-compatible parallel interface (i.e., standard...
Service control point congestion control method
A method of managing the overloading of calls directed to a single telephone number. The method enables Service Control Point to service calls a small percentage...
Method and system for storing messages for later forwarding
Messages can be stored in a switched telephone network for later forwarding. A telephone call from a calling party telephone station being directed to a...
Method and apparatus for controlling and communicating with business
A method and apparatus for controlling and communicating with business office devices, such as copiers, facsimiles and/or printers. The present invention...
Method of managing the transmission of messages from a set of
transmitters to a single receiver on a single channel
Methods that enable the simple management of the unilateral exchanges of messages between a highly simplified set of transmitters and a single receiver, this...
Method and apparatus for exchanging electronic business cards in a
point-to-point or a multi-point personal...
The conference manager of a general purpose personal conference application is enhanced, including a request management and a send/receive function for...
Multiple user base stations and methods for radio personal
A telephone base station allows a wire telephone network to be accessed by multiple cellular terminals within the local region of the base station. The users are...
Subscriber call routing processing system
A method is described for routing calls outside of a carriers network based on characteristics of the call, the attributes of the caller, the status of...
Information handling system, method, and article of manufacture
including object system authorization and...
A system, method and article of manufacture, for improving object security in distributed object systems, in an information handling system employing object...
Method and apparatus for avoiding collisions in an electronic business
An electronic business set terminal (24) includes a signaling gate array (40) that performs reception and transmission of 8 kHz signaling messages while avoiding...
Method and apparatus for performing atomic transactions in a shared
memory multi processor system
A mechanism for ensuring the accurate and timely completion of atomic transactions by multiple nodes coupled to a memory via a common interconnect in a...
Video distribution of advertisements to businesses
The present invention provides systems and methods for distributing full motion video media, usually in the form of advertisements to a plurality of businesses,...
Apparatus for measuring the amount of traffic of a network at a
predetermined timing and compressing data in...
In a communication method and apparatus, the load of a network is reduced by compressing data or changing the data compression method in accordance with a busy...