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US-7,386,318 Location based service provider
The disclosed method and system provide extensible or stand-alone location enabled services at granularity down to a stand-alone service. The various interfaces...
US-7,385,500 System and method for effectuating the acquisition and distribution of tracking data on mobile assets,...
A method and system for effectuating the optimum configuration of a duplex tracking device used to track the location and attributes of a mobile asset during a...
US-7,384,778 Methods and devices for the detection of pathogenic microorganisms and their antimicrobial susceptibility
The present invention provides devices and methods for determining the presence or absence of pathogens in a biological sample and for the concurrent...
US-7,384,624 Oral contrast and method of producing the oral contrast
Oral contrast compositions are used as an aid for CAT scans and are ideally fast-flowing and good tasting for assisting in quick preparation of a patient in...
US-7,383,302 Method and system for providing a common collaboration framework accessible from within multiple applications
The invention provides a system adapted to enable contextual collaboration within a computer network. The invention provides a collaboration manager that...
US-7,383,267 Standardized integration model for distributed business processes
A system and method for integrating distributed business processes that govern message exchange between loosely coupled business applications. The system and...
US-7,383,241 System and method for estimating performance of a classifier
A method for estimating the performance of a statistical classifier. The method includes inputting a first set of business data in a first format from a real...
US-7,383,233 Method of designing an electronic transaction system
A method for designing an electronic transactions system and forming a proposal for doing business on a global communications network is disclosed. The invention...
US-7,383,202 System and method for automatic pricing of remotely hosted applications
Automatic pricing of remotely hosted applications permits users to enter customer data and flexibly prices various product offerings, product lines, and...
US-7,383,199 Method for forecasting and managing multimedia contacts
Multimedia contacts are forecasted, propagated, and managed for each period in a range. The number of contacts received in a period is forecasted using...
US-7,380,236 Method and computer program for rendering assemblies objects on user-interface to present data of application
A user-interface of a device renders a first object and a second object, each object with data of a business application. The device is either of a first type or...
US-7,380,217 Method of graphical presentation of relationships between individuals, business entities, and organizations
A method of graphical presentation of relationships with business significance between business related entities such as individuals, business entities, and...
US-7,379,951 Support for real-time queries concerning current state, data and history of a process
A computer-implemented method is provided for defining interesting portions of a workflow of a business or other type of process. Using a tracking profile...
US-7,379,931 Systems and methods for signature loop authorizing using an approval matrix
Systems and methods for identifying which of a plurality of roles is required to authorize a business process. In one embodiment, an approval matrix includes...
US-7,379,917 Printing control apparatus and a method of charging for printing
The image forming apparatus, for printing print data, and a printing control apparatus, for controlling a printing operation of the image forming apparatus, are...
US-7,379,906 Method for acquiring and processing data of business transactions
A method for processing business transaction data. Data concerning business transactions are recorded. Predetermined accounts in which the values of the business...
US-7,379,882 Architecture designing method and system for e-business solutions
The invention provides a method for designing an architecture for e-business solutions. A business description of the e-business solution is developed. The...
US-7,379,064 Method and apparatus for displaying network-based deal transactions
A method and apparatus for network-based sales force automation are provided that meet objectives of increasing sales and marketing efficiency and efficiency of...
US-7,378,637 Method and apparatus for signal processing in a sensor system for use in spectroscopy
A method for processing pulses arriving randomly in time on at least one channel using multiple peak detectors includes asynchronously selecting a non-busy peak...
US-7,376,959 Method and system for outbound web services
A method and system for client applications to invoke the services of server applications. A business service system allows a user of a client application to...
US-7,376,902 User interface for alerts
Various implementations of the present invention provide systems and methods for interactive scripting in a distributed computing system. One implementation...
US-7,376,663 XML-based representation of mobile process calculi
A methodology is provided for encoding mobile process calculi in XML. Mobile process calculi (e.g., .PI.-calculus, Join Calculus, Blue Calculus) are often...
US-7,376,640 Method and system for searching an information retrieval system according to user-specified location information
A method and system for searching an information retrieval system for items of interest that are in proximity to geographical locations provided by the user. The...
US-7,376,619 Method and system for rapid tenant screening, lease recommendation, and automatic conversion/transcription of...
System, method, computer program and computer program product, and business model for rapid tenant screening, recommendation, and conversion of data to lease...
US-7,376,616 Method of maximizing accounts payable discounts
A method and system for identifying discount opportunities relating to invoices on goods or services purchased by a buyer from a seller is described....
US-7,376,613 Business method for comparison shopping with dynamic pricing over a network
A user is provided with access to a preferred online store through one or more networks. The online store has one or more products each with a product...
US-7,376,610 Computerized method and system for score based evaluation of capital market investment decisions and strategies
The disclosed computer-implemented investment management process particularly in the field of high yield corporate bond financial market consists of five...
US-7,376,600 Intelligent fulfillment agents
A method for distributed inventory management includes receiving information regarding a number of participants in a value chain and information regarding one or...
US-7,376,579 Business process analysis tool
A strategic management tool that derives relevant business processes. The tool provides a set of business processes based on information from at least one of a...
US-7,376,576 Decision making and implementation system
A system and method for generating recommendations of analyses of circumstances in business, accounting, science, medicine and other fields. An algorithm is...
US-7,376,222 Phone appliance with display screen and methods of using the same
A phone appliance and method of use are provided where the phone appliance can be used to make VoIP communications calls. In a preferred embodiment, the phone...
US-7,374,631 Methods of forming printable media using a laminate sheet construction
A method of forming printable media using a laminate sheet construction which includes a film-coated liner sheet and a laminate facestock. A facestock sheet, a...
US-7,374,083 Method of selling and activating consumer products and services
A business method for products and services. The business model provides for retail purchase of a product or service. The product or service is then transported...
US-7,373,609 Virtual calling card system and method
A novel virtual calling card system and method aid in the formation of online relationships, serving as an introduction tool and as a contact mechanism. The...
US-7,373,424 Exactly once protocol for message-based collaboration
Methods and systems for reliably exchanging a message among collaborating applications are disclosed. The methods and systems utilize a central exchange...
US-7,373,410 Method and system for providing adaptive and proactive interaction management for multiple types of business...
An object-oriented system for managing multiple media types in a communication center environment has a multimedia queuing system, a processor for processing...
US-7,373,361 Mobile process automation method
Remote devices communicate with a central server in order to provide event tracking information pertaining to a business process, which is conducted by persons...
US-7,373,357 Method and system for an operation capable of updating and inserting information in a database
A Structured Query Language (SQL) adapter business service that converts data from a data set to a common representation format used for all data sets with which...
US-7,373,354 Automatic elimination of functional dependencies between columns
In business systems, one or more methods can be used to reduce an amount of redundant data. In one implementation, a method to reduce redundancy within a data...
US-7,373,320 Mechanism and business method for implementing a service contract futures exchange
The present invention relates a futures exchange for services contracts. The SerFEx is an electronic market system that enables the exchange of cash (spot and...
US-7,373,315 Vehicle body business methods
Various vehicle body business processes are described which capitalize upon the interchangeability of vehicle bodies on a flat rolling chassis. The ability to...
US-7,373,244 Information mapping approaches
Methods, systems and applications for updating, enhancing, organizing, and utilizing geographic maps, for locating points of interest and places of businesses,...
US-7,373,222 Decentralized energy demand management
A decentralized load management and control system and method are provided herein. A plurality of loads in a system are associated with a multitude of respective...
US-7,370,161 Bank arbiter system which grants access based on the count of access requests
Provided are an arbiter capable of improving memory access efficiency in a multi-bank memory, a memory access arbitration system including the arbiter, and an...
US-7,369,279 System and method to restrict copying, scanning and transmittal of documents or parts of documents
A document-security system, methodology, resulting secured documents, and related matters, regarding establishing flexible and versatile control over the acts of...
US-7,366,685 Method and apparatus upgrade assistance using critical historical product information
Embodiments of the present invention provide an integrated methodology that simplifies upgrade choices for complex computer products through the use of...
US-7,366,579 Work management support method and work management support system which use sensor nodes
A system which strengthens cooperation among workers in a business organization through flexible real-time communications and also allows interactive real-time...
US-7,364,163 Big money playing card game and method
A Big Money playing card game has a box; playing cards and a set of rules and a die, the playing cards including financial cards which constitute the majority of...
US-7,363,630 System and method of intelligent queuing
An intelligent queue may be used to facilitate communication among a set business application programs. In one embodiment, the intelligent queue may interact...
US-7,363,278 Copyright detection and protection system and method
A method for detecting against unauthorized transmission of digital works comprises the steps of maintaining a registry of information permitting identification...
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