Geoffrey B Rhoads, Ammon E Gustafson: Watermark embedder and reader. Digimarc Corporation, Joel R Meyer, Digimarc Corporation, September 2, 2003: US06614914 (716 worldwide citation)

A watermark system includes an embedder, detector, and reader. The watermark embedder encodes a watermark signal in a host signal to create a combined signal. The detector looks for the watermark signal in a potentially corrupted version of the combined signal, and computes its orientation. Finally, ...

Isaac K Elliott, Steven P Higgins, Andrew John Dugan, Jon Peterson, Robert L Hernandez, Rick D Steele, Bruce W Baker, Rich Terpstra, Jonathan S Mitchell, Jin Gen Wang, Harold Stearns, Eric Zimmerer, Ray Waibel, Kraig Owen, Shawn M Lewis: Voice over data telecommunications network architecture. Level 3 Communications, Merchant & Gould P C, September 2, 2003: US06614781 (683 worldwide citation)

The present invention describes a system and method for communicating voice and data over a packet-switched network that is adapted to coexist and communicate with a legacy PSTN. The system permits packet switching of voice calls and data calls through a data network from and to any of a LEC, a cust ...

Michel K Bowman Amuah: Efficient server side data retrieval for execution of client side applications. Accenture, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, September 2, 2003: US06615253 (671 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and article of manufacture are provided for efficiently retrieving data. A total amount of data required for an application executed by a client is determined. In a single call, the total amount of data from a server is requested over a network. All of the data is bundled into a da ...

Ian M Bennett, Bandi Ramesh Babu, Kishor Morkhandikar, Pallaki Gururaj: Intelligent query engine for processing voice based queries. Phoenix Solutions, J Nicholas Gross, September 2, 2003: US06615172 (490 worldwide citation)

An intelligent query system for processing voiced-based queries is disclosed. This distributed client-server system, typically implemented on an intranet or over the Internet accepts a user's queries at his/her computer, PDA or workstation using a speech input interface. After converting the us ...

Michael F Guheen, James D Mitchell, James J Barrese: Prioritizing components of a network framework required for implementation of technology. Accenture, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, September 2, 2003: US06615166 (487 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for prioritizing components of an existing network framework. First, a plurality of components required for implementation of a predetermined technology using an existing network framework are provided. Next, a priority listing of the components is complied such that ...

Marlin Mickle, Dimitry Gorodetsky, Leonid Mats, Lorenz Neureuter, Minhong Mi, Carl Taylor, Chad Emahizer: Apparatus for energizing a remote station and related method. University of Pittsburgh of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education, Arnold B Silverman, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, September 2, 2003: US06615074 (410 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for remote interaction with an object of interest includes a remote station for obtaining information from the object of interest, a base station for transmitting energy in space to and communicating with the remote station and the remote station having conversion means for energizing the ...

Jon Maimon, Patrick Klersy: Method for making small pore for use in programmable resistance memory element. Ovonyx, Philip H Schlazer, Marvin S Siskind, September 2, 2003: US06613604 (409 worldwide citation)

A method for making a small pore. The defined pore is useful for the fabrication of programmable resistance memory elements. The programmable resistance memory material may be a chalcogenide.

B Reilly Barry, Mark A Chodoronek, Eric DeRose, Mark N Gonzales, Angela R James, Lynne Levy, Michael Tusa: Integrated customer interface for web based data management. Worldcom, September 2, 2003: US06615258 (382 worldwide citation)

An integrated data management system for providing data management services from an enterprise over the Internet is described. A user interface executable in a customer workstation authenticate the customer's access to the system and presents one or more data management services according a cus ...

Robert A Kerr II: System and method for collecting and transmitting medical data. Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, September 2, 2003: US06612984 (375 worldwide citation)

A system and method for collecting and transmitting medical and health-related data over a network are disclosed. A measuring device measures a user's physiological attribute and produces a first signal related thereto, which an integration system coupled to the measuring device receives and co ...