Service allocation system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5006983
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07406157

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A system for allocating service resources to a plurality of individuals who have requested services includes a plurality of communication devices, each one of which is for assignment to a different one of the individuals; assignment logic for assigning each one of the individuals to a corresponding one of the queues, each one of the of queues a different priority associated with it; indication logic for indicating that a service resource is or will become available to serve a next individual; selection logic for selecting the next individual from the queue having the highest priority and having at least one individual assigned to it; and a communicator for communicating with the communication device assigned to the next individual so as to notify the next individual that service is available. The communication devices are handheld wireless pagers. The communicator is a wireless transmitter.

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Addax, Inc.LINCOLN, NE2

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Wayne, Kenneth P Swampscott, MA 1 110
Werb, Jay P Newton, MA 3 116

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