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Lakshmi Narasimha Ankireddipally, Ryh Wei Yeh: Interaction protocol for managing cross company processes among network-distributed applications. Sun Microsystems, Bobby K Truong, Craig G Holmes, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, August 3, 2004: US06772216 (189 worldwide citation)

A general purpose application interaction protocol, referred to herein as the Commerce Exchange Interaction Protocol (CXIP), governs the exchange of data between applications resident in computers in a distributed network such as the Internet, providing for application interoperability. CXIP enables ...


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Sunil Paul: System and method for determining an efficient transportation route. Sunil Paul, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 12, 2002: US06356838 (188 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method is described for determining an efficient transportation route comprising: compiling travel data over one or more travel segments, the travel data transmitted from one or more transportation vehicles traveling over the travel segments; receiving positional data associat ...


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John C Brockwell, Edward J Collins: Cost optimization system for supplying parts. International Business Machines, Arthur J Samodovitz, November 5, 1991: US05063506 (182 worldwide citation)

A cost estimation system estimates the cost of supplying parts to a manufacturing facility. The system comprises a first database for storing cost information for various supply methods including air freight, ocean freight, land freight, warehouse storage, plant storage and material handling costs. ...


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Michael Minovitch: Automated road transportation system. Christie Parker & Hale, November 30, 1982: US04361202 (182 worldwide citation)

An automated transportation system for vehicular travel along a roadway is presented. The roadway can be any hard surface that contains an embedded metallic guiderail along its center. A proximity transducer (metal detector) installed under the vehicle, senses the metallic guiderail and sends steeri ...


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Maya L Iyengar, Aaron J Reid, Antoine K Toffa, Russel W Heithoff: Obtaining and utilizing commercial information. Trip com, Sheridan Ross P C, March 19, 2002: US06360205 (181 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, a method for providing reservation information related to airline flights, lodging, transportation and the like using a communications network is disclosed. In one embodiment, access to a server machine is divided into sessions. During a first session a user ...


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Bernd Robertz, Ralf Liebler: Surface-printable RFID-transponders. Sihl, Raymond J Harmuth Esq, Doepken Keevican & Weiss, March 27, 2001: US06206292 (180 worldwide citation)

RFID transponders having a polymer film as the support for at least one antenna and having a circuit chip electrically connected thereto, possessing on one surface of the polymer film a printable/writable layer comprising particulate pigment and film forming binder and on the opposite surface of the ...


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Nagesh Kadaba: Special handling processing in a package transportation system. United Parcel Service of America, Alston & Bird, March 25, 2003: US06539360 (180 worldwide citation)

The application discloses a method and system for processing packages designated for special handling and notifying an appropriate party as to whether special handling has been applied to these designated packages. The system prepares carrier personnel in advance for the arrival of such packages. De ...


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Hatim Yousef Amro, George Kraft IV: Heterogeneous wireless network for traveler information. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph P Lally, J Bruce Schelkopf, September 18, 2001: US06292747 (176 worldwide citation)

A wireless network and an associated communication device are disclosed. The communication device is typically mounted in a first vehicle and includes a location device, such as a global positioning system receiver, suitable for determining the first vehicle's geographic position, a wireless tr ...


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Stuart M W Lindsay, James H Wagner: Treadle drive system with positive engagement clutch. Donald W Meeker, September 19, 1995: US05451070 (172 worldwide citation)

A treadle drive system operates comfortably in a standing or seated position with two toe or heel end pivoting treadles. A flexible drive line (chain, cable, belt, etc.) from each treadle drives a pair of forward biased driving rings (having sprockets, pulleys, belt wheels, etc.) concentrically enci ...


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Brian J Cragun: Touch screen apparatus with tactile information. International Business Machines Corporation, Curtis G Rose, Steven W Roth, May 2, 1995: US05412189 (172 worldwide citation)

A touch screen apparatus with tactile feedback is disclosed. Tactile information, such as Braille or other symbolic representations, is integrally connected to an area on the touch screen surface. This tactile information can be molded into the touch screen surface as part of its initial manufacturi ...



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