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Raman Chelliah, Jason S Cornez, Carl Dellar, Stephen Harrison, John A Hempe, Chih Cheng Hsu, Eric J Golin, Charles A Price, Neal S Rutta, Thomas A Wood, Wayne K Yamamoto: Computer system and method for electronic commerce. Broadvision, Cooley Godward, January 20, 1998: US05710887 (1421 worldwide citation)

A system for facilitating commercial transactions, between a plurality of customers and at least one supplier of items over a computer driven network capable of providing communications between the supplier and at least one customer site associated with each customer. Each site includes an associate ...


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Gary L Burge, William A Luddy: System for customizing computer displays in accordance with user preferences. America Online, Standley & Gilcrest, January 11, 2000: US06014638 (683 worldwide citation)

A system for customizing content and presentation of content for computer users is disclosed. The system monitors and records a user's navigational choices to determine the user's needs and preferences for subsequent computer displays. Displays are customized in accordance with the user's needs and ...


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Charlie David Chase Jr: Automatic data synchronization between a handheld and a host computer using pseudo cache including tags and logical data elements. Compaq Computer Corporation, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, October 26, 1999: US05974238 (620 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for performing dynamic synchronization between data stored in a handheld computer and a host computer, each having a plurality of data sets including at least one common data set, each computer having a copy of the common data set. The handheld computer has a processor, a c ...


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D Austin Henderson Jr, Stuart K Card, John T Maxwell III: User interface with multiple workspaces for sharing display system objects. Xerox Corporation, James T Beran, December 10, 1991: US05072412 (547 worldwide citation)

Workspaces provided by an object-based user interface appear to share windows and other display objects. Each workspace's data structure includes, for each window in that workspace, a linking data structure called a placement which links to the display system object which provides that window, which ...


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Keith Crozier: Method for mapping, translating, and dynamically reconciling data between disparate computer platforms. IntelliLink, Fish & Richardson, February 21, 1995: US05392390 (482 worldwide citation)

Traditionally, it has been difficult to share data among diverse computer applications and platforms because of underlying differences in data formats. Although the meaning or purpose of the data may be similar or identical (for example, two appointments entered using separate computer applications) ...


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Michael T MacKay: Integrated multi-media production and authoring system. Sony Electronics, Jeffrey J Blatt, April 26, 1994: US05307456 (429 worldwide citation)

A network multi-media production and authoring system. A real-time network referred to as an "AV LAN" is defined. Coupled to the AV LAN are a number of shared multi-media production resource devices. These multi-media production resource devices include video tape recorders, audio tape recorders, vi ...


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Michael Mills, Jonathan Cohen: Apparatus and method for editing a video recording by selecting and displaying video clips. Apple Computer, Timothy D Casey, August 17, 1993: US05237648 (396 worldwide citation)

A video editing system comprising a computer system having a mass storage and a display, a video source, such as a video cassette recorder (VCR), camera, or optical disc player, and a video processor/controller linking the computer to the video source. The computer system functions under the directi ...


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Marion D Skeen, Mark Bowles: Apparatus and method for providing decoupling of data exchange details for providing high performance communication between software processes. October 26, 1993: US05257369 (388 worldwide citation)

A communication interface for decoupling one software application from another software application such communications between applications are facilitated and applications may be developed in modularized fashion. The communication interface is comprised of two libraries of programs. One library ma ...


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Kenneth Perlin, Jacob Schwartz: Fractal computer user centerface with zooming capability. New York University, August 23, 1994: US05341466 (344 worldwide citation)

A computer user interface that represents information stored in a computer as reprentation objects located on at least one reference surface is disclosed. A user can magnify or reduce the displayed information by "zooming" in or out. The magnification operation displays a smaller portion of a partic ...


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David Bohrman: Interactive video control system for displaying user-selectable clips. Dorsey & Whitney, April 28, 1992: US05109482 (339 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling the presentation of information previously recorded on a videodisc player enables a user to simply and efficiently select and playback user-specified segments of the information prerecorded on the videodisc in an order individually determined by the user. Insta ...