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US-5,285,470 Methods of noise-reduced and bandwidth-reduced television transmission
A noise-reduced method of transmitting a video signal including separating the video signal into a plurality of frequency subbands representing a corresponding...
US-5,283,824 Calling line identification
This invention relates to a method and apparatus for specifying alternate numbers for use as Incoming Calling Line Identification (ICLID) numbers. On a calling...
US-5,279,875 Label-equipped business form and method
A label-equipped form having a release liner on the back of which is provided CB chemical and with CF chemical being provided in alignment on the top of the next...
US-5,278,895 Voice messaging method and apparatus for pay phone telephone systems
A voice message system for a pay phone telephone network interposes an Intercept Processing Subsystem (IPS) in the line connections between the pay telephones...
US-5,278,894 Use of incoming caller line identification
This invention relates to a method and apparatus for providing customized greeting messages from a switch-based voice messaging service. Advantageously, special...
US-5,277,892 In vivo lymphocyte tagging
Methods and reagents for the in vivo tagging of leukocytes, and in particular lymphocytes with a leukostimulatory agent and a linked medically useful metal ion,...
US-5,276,898 System for selectively compressing data frames based upon a current processor work load identifying whether the...
A method and computer system having a processor are provided for selectively compressing a data communication frame for data transfer between the computer system...
US-5,273,516 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...
US-5,269,521 Expected value payment method and system for reducing the expected per unit costs of paying and/or receiving a...
Disclosed is an Expected Value Payment Method for the purpose of reducing the expected per unit costs incurred in paying and/or receiving a given amount of a...
US-5,269,005 Method and apparatus for transferring data within a computer system
In a processing system any response to an interrupt acknowledge cycle is deferred until the transfer of buffered data to be written from an agent on a subsystem...
US-5,265,240 Channel measurement method and means
Provides a method for measuring the busy utilization time for I/O channel used by any of plural operating systems (OSs) in a CEC. The measured utilization time...
US-5,260,993 Queuing apparatus and method for a cordless communication transceiver
A communication system is described which provides call queueing between a base station (400) which does not have a control channel and a plurality of portable...
US-5,257,356 Method of reducing wasted bus bandwidth due to slow responding slaves in a multiprocessor computer system
In a multiprocessor computer system, wasted bus bandwidth resulting from slow responding slaves is reduced by relinquishing the master that was busied by the...
US-5,257,257 Method of controlling the operation of a packet switched CDMA communication network for controlling the...
A method of controlling the operation of a packet switched CDMA telecommunication network for controlling the operation of transmitters and receivers. The...
US-5,255,819 Method and apparatus for manual dispensing from discrete vessels with electronic system control and dispensing...
A liquid dispensing method and apparatus has a system with new individual dispensing heads connectible one each to a plurality of different liquid bottles, i.e....
US-5,249,300 System and method of constructing models of complex business transactions using entity-set variables for...
A computer system for building models of complex business transactions in an information management system. The system includes storage means for storing ordered...
US-5,249,297 Methods and apparatus for carrying out transactions in a computer system
A protocol for carrying out transactions in a multiple-processor computer system comprises: dividing the transaction cycle into four quadrature states, an...
US-5,249,290 Method of and apparatus for operating a client/server computer network
A server of a client/server network uses server processes to access shared server resources in response to service requests from client computers connected to...
US-5,239,678 Method of assigning a control channel as a temporary voice/data channel in a radio communications system
A method (215) of converting a current control channel for use as a communication (voice/data) channel, in order to maintain a predetermined level of service in...
US-5,239,577 Network and method for providing cross-media connections
A network (10) for providing cross-context connections between subscribers comprises a plurality of directory databases for storing mappings between individual...
US-5,237,694 Processing system and method including lock buffer for controlling exclusive critical problem accesses by each...
There is described a system and method for use in a processing system of the type including a plurality of processor subsystems, each processor subsystem...
US-5,235,595 Packet switching
This invention is concerned with packet switching techniques, protocols, networks, and equipment for use on a local area or wide area scale. Packets which...
US-5,233,812 Pocketed letter with imaged insert
Jamming or wrinkling of inserts in a pocketed letter with an imaged insert may be avoided by a method of making a business form that includes the steps of...
US-5,233,513 Business modeling, software engineering and prototyping method and apparatus
A microprocessor manipulated program which extracts the data inherent in the cognitive process leading to the spoken or written word and converts that data into...
US-5,232,248 Mailing device
A mailing device and method including a bar coded return label removably mounted to the original communication, but attachable to a return envelope supplied by...
US-5,230,702 Hemodialysis method
A dialysis method based upon urea kinetic analysis is provided. An objective of the method is to provide guaranteed dose hemodialysis by optimization of each...
US-5,227,067 Apparatus for improving irrigation or cleaning water and method for its use
A method and apparatus are described for improving the aerobic and nutrient quality of a body of water in a reservoir which contains undesirable dissolved salts...
US-5,226,045 Method and apparatus for autonomous selective routing during radio access in TDMA portable radio systems
In a TDM/TDMA digital radio communications system, each portable unit in accessing the system must select the "best" port through which to route each call. The...
US-RE34,305 Switching system and method of construction thereof
A switching system is disclosed in which a plurality of incoming highways are multiplexed in time division cells that have arrived are written into a buffer...
US-5,216,603 Method and apparatus for structuring and managing human communications by explicitly defining the types of...
A method for managing business, social, and/or personal communications utilizing a programmed computer system including certain defining steps. All...
US-5,216,592 System and method for business process automation
A system and method for developing specialized data processing systems for tracking items through a business process. The method allows rapid creation of a...
US-5,211,793 Method of handling business forms using reversible rollers
A pressure sealer for sealing pressure sensitive adhesive strips on business forms has only a single set of sealing rollers forming a nip. One roller is gear...
US-5,210,868 Database system and matching method between databases
In a database system for map information, matching and retrieving operations are carried out between an attribute database associated with a business and a map...
US-5,209,872 Rubber composition and method for making
A conductive rubber composition is prepared by blending (A) a rubber composition including natural and/or synthetic rubber and conductive carbon black, with (B)...
US-5,206,901 Method and apparatus for alerting multiple telephones for an incoming call
A system for alerting a plurality of telephones in response to an incoming call to a destination directory number. A handling switch sends a query to a...
US-5,206,644 System and method for extending the life of aircraft anti-collision lights
A system and method for extending the useful life of anti-collision lights comprising inert gas flash tubes and which are included on commercial, military, and...
US-5,203,500 Apparatus and method for converting an electric water heater to use gas
An apparatus and method for providing a hot water supply for a building such as a mobile home, house, or business. A hot water storage tank is positioned within...
US-5,199,924 Structure for and method of making overlapping multipart business form unit sets
A structure and method for making overlapping multipart business form unit sets is provided. A repositionably adhered sheet segment unit includes at least two...
US-5,197,096 Switching method and apparatus having subscriber state management function
A switching system is provided in which when a calling subscriber has transmitted an identification (ID) number of a called subscriber and an ID number of the...
US-5,195,435 Continuous intaglio printing apparatus and method
A continuous multi-station intaglio printing system enables use of a continuous web of letterhead paper or business card stock to which various indicia of single...
US-5,193,182 Computer system for defining logical operations on design data including retrieve entity-set, send, receive,...
A computer system for processing information representative of complex business transactions. The system enables a user to define business logic within a dynamic...
US-5,191,525 System and method for extraction of data from documents for subsequent processing
The present invention comprises an image based document processing and information management system and apparatus. It provides a more efficient method and...
US-5,189,608 Method and apparatus for storing and generating financial information employing user specified input and output...
An advanced financial reporting and analysis software package is described. The package collects, organizes, manages and consolidates financial data and provides...
US-5,186,443 Method of collating newspapers based upon credit card holders
Newspapers are collated with materials which vary as a function of the characteristics of the readers of the newspapers. For example, a newspaper for a reader...
US-5,185,781 Automation of telephone operator assistance calls
This invention relates to methods and apparatus for automatically processing operator assistance calls. A caller is connected to an automated operator position....
US-5,184,910 Method and material for writing checks by applying pressure on a preprinted overlay
A sheet containing the reverse image of printed material on its back side is appropriately positioned to match the blank portions of a conventional check form,...
US-5,183,526 Repair sealer accessory
An apparatus and method are provided for facilitating manual feeding of business forms into business forms handling equipment to bypass the automatic feeder,...
US-5,181,237 Automation of telephone operator assistance calls
This invention relates to methods and apparatus for automatically processing operator assistance calls. A caller is connected to an automated operator position....
US-5,181,027 Method and apparatus for an air traffic control system
An improved air traffic control (ATC) system which utilizes traffic alert and collision avoidance systems (TCAS) as a component together with a flight control...
US-5,178,063 Method and apparatus for automatic numbering of forms on a rotary printing press
Computer controlled numbering of consecutive business forms is provided for both computer controlled presses and in the form of a retrofit unit for conventional...
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