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Steven J Jackowski, Christopher N Thomas: Client-side application-classifier gathering network-traffic statistics and application and user names using extensible-service provider plugin for policy-based network control. Deterministic Networks, Stuart T Auvinen, October 31, 2000: US06141686 (551 worldwide citation)

Low-level network services are provided by network-service-provider plugins. These plugins are controlled by an extensible service provider that is layered above the TCP or other protocol layer but below the Winsock-2 library and API. Policy servers determine priority of network traffic through cont ...


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P Venkat Rangan, Vijnan Shastri, Arya Ashwani, Parag Arole: Real-time receipt, decompression and play of compressed streaming video/hypervideo; with thumbnail display of past scenes and with replay, hyperlinking and/or recording permissively intiated retrospectively. Mediastra, Fuess & Davidenas, November 28, 2000: US06154771 (539 worldwide citation)

Streaming compressed digital hypervideo received upon a digital communications network is decoded (decompressed) and played in a client-computer-based "video on web VCR" software system. Scene changes, if not previously marked upstream, are automatically detected, and typically twenty-one past scene ...


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Stephen J Brown, Konstantin Othmer: System and method for modifying documents sent over a communications network. Health Hero Network, Lumen Intellectual Property Services, March 23, 1999: US05887133 (505 worldwide citation)

A system and method applied to a communications network which transmits document portions in which an original document portion having an identifier portion and an information portion is replaced or swapped with a substitute document portion. The system has a controller, typically a proxy server, fo ...


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Casimir M Wojcik, Paul A Pretto, Jim Courier, Bob Morrow, Joseph R Wehry Jr, Paul Kuczynski, Matt F Edwards, Mark A Schnieder, Thomas W Loftus, Brian Schnieders, Thomas C Bernardi, Craig Raymond Pellerin, Ron D Bushaw, Michael Lewis Schebell, Bill Hartley, Sheila Cappel, Kimberly Weisgarber, Henry Lee Vogler, Louis Duane Ferguson: System for managing customer orders and method of implementation. Lykes Bros, Dale Curtis Kilpatrick Stockton Hogue Sr, September 9, 1997: US05666493 (461 worldwide citation)

The system of this invention manages customer orders using vendor supplied software systems interfaced on a real-time basis to touch the data in each system on a real time basis. In effect, there is horizontal communication between the various components of the system such as inventory, purchasing, ...


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Ted H Clark, Steven C Malisewski, Patrick R Cooper, William Caldwell Crosswy, Larry J Crochet: System for automatic synchronization of common file between portable computer and host computer via communication channel selected from a plurality of usable channels there between. Compaq Computer Corporation, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, September 9, 1997: US05666530 (460 worldwide citation)

A handheld computer which contains an LCD display having a digitizing surface to allow pen input. Internal storage takes several forms, such as a large flash ROM area, battery-backed up RAM and an optional hard disk drive. Several alternative communication paths are available, such as the previously ...


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William B McCormick, David Kopans: Method and system for filtering unwanted junk e-mail utilizing a plurality of filtering mechanisms. Accepted Marketing, Hoffman Wasson & Gitler PC, February 8, 2000: US06023723 (441 worldwide citation)

A system and method of filtering junk e-mails. The user is provided with or compiles a list of e-mail addresses or character strings which the user would not wish to receive to produce a first filter. A second filter is provided including names and character strings which the user wishes to receive. ...


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Andrew W Scherpbier: Collaborative web browser. Contigo Software, Lyon & Lyon, August 31, 1999: US05944791 (377 worldwide citation)

A pilot computer can control the Web browser of at least one passenger computer. The user of the passenger computer is instructed to log onto a control site, which downloads an active control, such as an applet, to the passenger computer. An active control is also provided to the pilot computer. If ...


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Peter Y Teng, Bruce Albert Thompson, Fouad A Tobagi: Synchronization of audio and video signals in a live multicast in a LAN. Starlight Networks, Proskauer Rose, September 19, 2000: US06122668 (360 worldwide citation)

In a live multicast in a LAN environment, audio and video streams are transmitted from a source station to a plurality of receiving stations. A technique is disclosed for synchronizing the audio decoder clock at each receiving station with the source station. A technique is also disclosed for synchr ...


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Jack Lawrence Kouloheris, Manoj Kumar: Disk access method for delivering multimedia and video information on demand over wide area networks. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron, Ronald L Drumheller, June 22, 1999: US05915094 (343 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for delivering multimedia video data from a server (host processor) to a plurality of clients connected to a communications network. More specifically, with this invention, preprocessed video and multimedia data packets are striped across disks in units of fixed playback time, ...


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Takashi Ikeda: Communication system and method via digital codes. Wenderoth Lind & Ponack L, August 17, 1999: US05938727 (310 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a communication system for identifying the desired destination, comprising: a destination specifying tag with a digital code corresponding to each of the destinations, means for selecting a kind of communication, means for reading out the digital code printed on the ta ...