|| List of recent Ranula-related patents
|Multi-granularity parallel storage system|
A multi-granularity parallel storage system including a plurality of memories, a shift generator, an address increment lookup unit, an address shifter, a row address generator, and a plurality of address adders. The shift generator is configured to generate a shift value.
|Managing interactive communications campaigns|
A campaign strategy manager (csm) component for a hosted communications campaign system allows users to define more granular and specific campaign strategies, including pass escalation for alternative channels (e.g., text and email) and/or based upon attempt results, contact attributes and response group data. The campaign strategy manager allows users to define pass strategies statically and dynamically, to manage lists across multiple campaigns, and to view results in real-time.
|Methods and related compositions for the treatment of cancer|
A method of treatment and/or prevention of cancer comprises administering agents which cause increased intracellular granularity in cancer cells, at least in an amount sufficient to inhibit proliferation of such cells and preferably in an amount sufficient to lead to cancer cell death. The method is particularly directed to refractory cancer, particularly hormone refractory prostate cancer.
|Controllably degradable thermoplastic polyurethane and overgrips made therefrom|
Controllably degradable overgrips are provided, as well as methods of producing controllably degradable thermoplastic polyurethane. Methods comprise pre-blending a catalyst on a matrix, dispersing a specified amount of the pre-blended catalyst throughout solid granular thermoplastic polyurethane to yield a polymer component, and determining an onset timing of hydrolytic breakdown of the polymer component by adjusting the specified amount of dispersed catalyst.
A pharmaceutical composition comprising licarbazepine acetate, especially eslicarbazepine acetate, in combination with suitable excipients, in particular a binder, and a disintegrant. Also disclosed is a granulation process, especially a wet granulation process, for making the pharmaceutical composition..
|Compositions for oral administration to animals, processes for obtaining the same and the uses thereof|
The said solid composition is obtained by mixing the components, vaporising the fats, calibrating the dry, fluid granular material and compressing the granular material in a stock cube press.. .
A toner prepared by a method comprising granulating while polymerizing a ring-opening polymerizable monomer with a catalyst under the presence of a surfactant and a colorant in a compressible fluid.. .
|Solid pharmaceutical composition comprising an antibiotic from the quinolone family and method of production thereof|
The invention also includes a process for obtaining a solid pharmaceutical composition comprising, as an active ingredient, an antibiotic from the quinolone family, with said process comprising the steps of: (a) mixing and homogenizing the active ingredient and dry excipients in the granulator, i.e., at least one diluent and at least one disintegrant; (b) dissolving at least one binder in an organic solvent selected from the group consisting of isopropyl alcohol, acetone, ethanol, dichloromethane or mixtures thereof; (c) granulating the dried mixture of step (a) with the solution of step (b); (d) sorting and drying the granules of step (c) at a suitable temperature; (e) sorting the dried granulate; (f) mixing and homogenizing the granules of step (e) with an additional amount of disintegrant to obtain the composition of the invention.. .
|Orally dispersible drug formulations|
Pharmaceutical dosage forms, particularly dosage forms in granular form having good palatability and capable of rapidly and completely dispersed in the mouth when orally administered.. .
|Multi-view coding with efficient residual handling|
A gain in multi-view coding is achieved as follows: the residual signal involved with coding a dependent view of the multi-view signal is predicted from a reference residual signal of the current picture of the reference view using block-granular disparity-compensated prediction, i.e. Using disparity compensated prediction with a disparity defined at, and varying with, block granularity so that each block of the current picture of the dependent view has its own disparity displacement such as its own disparity vector, associated therewith.
|Video encoding method and apparatus|
A video encoding method and apparatus are provided, in which the method comprises the steps of obtaining respective original picture data in sequence; generating respective multi-media audio and video files in sequence according to the obtained original picture data; parsing each multi-media audio and video file, encapsulating the result of parsing according to a predetermined standard to obtain encoded picture data corresponding to each multi-media audio and video file and conforming to the predetermined standard, and outputting the encoded picture data. The solutions in the present disclosure may meet the need of stream-typed video traffic for small granularity encoded picture data in frame level..
|Pls header coding for efficient signaling of modulation and coding schemes for broadband satellite communications systems|
An approach is provided for an improved coding approach for efficient header signaling in broadband communications networks, to provide support of expanded modulation and coding scheme sets that facilitate an expansion of the operational ranges of user terminals within such networks and finer granularity within such operational ranges. A mode indicator field of a frame header identifies a modulation/coding mode applied to a data payload of the data frame.
|Discrimination method and apparatus of cardiac tissue using raman scattering|
A method and an apparatus for discriminating a cardiac tissue using raman scattering are provided which enable a noninvasive discrimination of the cardiac tissue to be accurately performed. The discrimination method includes: a step of irradiating a sample containing a cardiac tissue with excitation light; a step of detecting raman scattering light from the sample; an analysis step of analyzing the detected raman scattering light by a multivariate analysis using as an index, raman scattering spectra which are specific to at least a living myocardial tissue, a necrotic myocardial tissue, a granulation tissue and a fibrotic tissue, respectively; and a step of discriminating the cardiac tissue in accordance with analysis results obtained in the analysis step..
|Flux system to reduce copper cracking|
A granular flux formulated to reduce copper cracking in a weld bead. The granular flux forms a slag during a welding process that inhibits or prevents migration of molten copper migration through the slag..
|Piezoelectric valve, and optical granulated substance sorter equipped with air-blowing means that uses this piezoelectric valve|
A piezoelectric valve whose assembly work can be efficiently performed. A piezoelectric valve according to this invention includes a valve main body having a gas pressure chamber which receives compressed gas supplied from the outside, a plate which is disposed inside the valve main body and is fixed to the valve main body, and actuators each of which has a valve element, a piezoelectric element generating, in the form of a displacement, driving force required for operation of the valve element, and a displacement magnification mechanism for magnifying a displacement of the piezoelectric element and causing the magnified displacement to act on the valve element, are fixed to each of two surfaces of the plate, and are disposed inside the valve main body together with the plate..
|Tooth whitening strip|
Described herein are tooth whitening strips comprising a hydratable adhesive film with a first side and a second side, the first side having a granular bleaching ingredient attached thereto in an amount effective to whiten teeth, together with methods of making and using the same.. .
|Screw machine and method as well as processing installation for the processing of bulk material|
A processing installation for the processing of bulk material has a vacuum filter insert for degassing of the bulk material. The vacuum filter insert is arranged in a casing of a screw machine downstream of the feed opening thereof and is provided with at least one filter element so that the vacuum filter insert forms a gas-permeable wall portion which defines the at least one casing bore of the screw machine.
|Tear gas enchanced fluidized bed security system and method|
A tear gas-based enhancement to a fluid bed security system implemented for the purpose of inhibiting unauthorized entry or access and to provide additional time for threatened individuals to evacuate or escape a hostile assembly at the perimeter of a secured area. The system provides for the reliable and controlled application of a specified concentration of tear gas emitted in conjunction with fluidizing gas distributed through a fluid bed configuration comprising a gas distribution piping array and a plurality of fluidizable granular solids in a surrounding relationship to the gas distribution piping array..
|Shingle inserts and method for eliminating and preventing growth of algae, moss, or lichens on a roof|
A shingle insert and method for eliminating and preventing growths on a shingled roof in which copper strips forming the inserts are installed with an upper edge disposed beneath a course of shingles with the remaining portions of the insert exposed. The insert strips have a confined space defined beneath a stiffening lengthwise extending arched hump formed in the exposed copper strip portions which has an array of elongated indentations formed therein with slits therein to allow slow drainage of water impounded by the arched hump through the inserts may contain a growth toxic material, in solid or granular form which releases a substance toxic to the growths when rainwater runoff passes into the confined space and over the material and thereafter flows out down the roof..
|Data access method and device for parallel fft computation|
The present disclosure provides a data access method and device for parallel fft computation. In the method, fft data and twiddle factors are stored in multi-granularity parallel memories, and divided into groups throughout the computation flow according to a uniform butterfly representation.
|Automatic offer generation using concept generator apparatus and methods therefor|
Methods and apparatus for implementing forward looking optimizing promotions by administering, in large numbers and iteratively, test promotions formulated using highly granular test variables on segmented subpopulations, whereby the test promotions are automatically generated. The responses from individuals in the subpopulations are received and analyzed.
|Method and system for forecasting power requirements using granular metrics|
A method for modeling power usage within a macrogrid uses data relating to the behavioral patterns and states (“ba”) of the users, data relating to external impacts on power usage and disaggregated power consumption data in at least one premises within the macrogrid (forming “power usage model data”) and thereafter a method of forecasting and predicting future power requirements within the macrogrid uses such power usage model data.. .
|Rhinotopic therapy for the treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis biofilm disruption, treatment of mucosal granulation and sinus polyps|
The herein disclosed invention is directed to methods of treating difficult to treat refractory or recalcitrant rhinosinusitis involving the steps of (1) topical application of antimicrobials/antibiotics and corticosteroids, (2) endoscopic debridement and cleansing to remove debris and biofilm, (3) endoscopic instillation of antimicrobials/antibiotics plus corticosteroids to the sinuses, and (4) hydrotherapy to disrupt/inhibit bacterial/fungal biofilm attachment to the sinus mucosa. Also disclosed is a kit of components for carrying out the treatment of this invention..
|Chlorophyll c containing degranulation suppressor|
Degranulation suppressors are provided that are effective against allergic disease and osteoarthritis. The degranulation suppressors contain chlorophyll c..
|Generating and using a location fingerprinting map|
A computerized method for building a multisensory location map, the method may include: receiving, by an interface, multiple multisensory data vectors acquired by multiple mobile devices at multiple locations and location estimates indicative of the multiple locations; wherein at least a majority of the multiple locations are located within an area in which a granularity of global positioning system (gps) based navigation is below an allowable threshold; wherein the location estimates are at least partially generated by internal navigation systems of the multiple mobile devices; and calculating, by a map calculator, in response to the multiple multisensory data vectors and the location estimates, a location fingerprinting map that comprises multiple grid points, wherein each grid point comprises a multisensory grid point fingerprint and grid point location information.. .
|Electrically conductive underlayer to grow fept granular media with (001) texture on glass substrates|
A perpendicular magnetic recording medium, comprising: a substrate; a buffer layer deposited in a first orientation on top of the substrate; an underlayer deposited in a second orientation on top of the buffer layer, the underlayer comprising an electrically conductive oxide; and a magnetic recording layer deposited on top of the underlayer and having an axis of magnetic anisotropy substantially perpendicular to the surface thereof.. .
|Reduced mass metformin formulations|
The present invention relates to metformin extended release (xr) formulations with improved compactability to provide reduced mass tablets, granulations, and capsules.. .
|Regeneration aid for bone defects|
The invention relates to a molded part for supporting bone regeneration, in particular the regeneration of a jawbone or jawbone section in a mammal, preferably a human, wherein the molded part is suitable for applying to the jawbone and has a coating having a composition comprising at least one collagen, a granular material, and hyaluronic acid or a hyaluronic acid derivative. The invention further relates to a granular material that can be used in the coating, to a method for producing the granular material, and to the use of the molded part..
|Method and apparatus for preparation of granular polysilicon|
A process for preparing granular polysilicon using a fluidized bed reactor is disclosed. The upper and lower spaces of the bed are defined as a reaction zone and a heating zone, respectively, with the height of the reaction gas outlet being selected as the reference height.
A zircon body for use in glass manufacturing is provided containing zircon grains and an intergranular phase present between the zircon grains the intergranular phase may contain silicon oxide. The body may be exposed to a halide to at least partially remove at least a majority of the silicon oxide contained in the intergranular phase from the outer portion or to at least partially remove the intergranular phase along an outer portion of the component..
|Rendering with point sampling and pre-computed light transport information|
Rendering system combines point sampling and volume sampling operations to produce rendering outputs. For example, to determine color information for a surface location in a 3-d scene, one or more point sampling operations are conducted in a volume around the surface location, and one or more sampling operations of volumetric light transport data are performed farther from the surface location.
|Device and method for processing materials|
Apparatus and method for processing materials such as granular matter mined from deposits, comprising a tubular container disposed upright and an axle device provided centered therein. A processing chamber for receiving the material to be processed is provided between the axle device and the inner wall of the tubular container.
|Regenerative fluid filtration micro-cell|
Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, products, and the like, for a filtration system that incorporates a plurality of back-washable filter cells into a cell manifold for filtering contaminants from a fluid. Each of the filter cells of the filter system are a small fluid filtration unit that includes a contained granular filtration media that can independently perform regenerative filtration functions of filtration and backwash.
In one embodiment of the invention, the noise of a supersonic jet of gas venting from a lower stack having a flow control means may be reduced by at least about 20 dba by attaching an upper stack to the lower stack, said upper stack being packed with granulae to provide a bed height at least one diameter of the upper stack the cross section area of the interstitial voids between the granulae being at least about 2.25 times larger than the cross section area of the flow controlling means installed in the lower stack. The said bed is contained in the upper stack and kept in place by suitable upper and lower retainers such as, for example, a mesh or a perforated plate..
|Methods and devices for multi-granularity parallel fft butterfly computation|
A method and device for multi-granularity parallel fft butterfly computation. The method and device read data and twiddle factors for computation in one butterfly group from the input buffers and the twiddle factor buffer at a time, perform multi-stage butterfly computation in parallel using uniform butterfly representations, and write the results back to the input buffers.
|Granular, user-accesible paper payment processing indicators|
Apparatus for electronically notifying an individual of an incomplete transaction associated with a received correspondence item is provided. The apparatus may include a receiver for receiving a single paper correspondence item associated with a first correspondence.
|Automated behavioral economics patterns in promotion testing and methods therefor|
Methods and apparatus for implementing forward looking optimizing promotions by administering, in large numbers and iteratively, test promotions formulated using highly granular test variables on purposefully segmented subpopulations. The plurality of test promotions are associated with at least one behavioral economics principles.
|Automated promotion forecasting and methods therefor|
Methods and apparatus for implementing forward looking optimizing promotions by administering, in large numbers and iteratively, test promotions formulated using highly granular test variables on purposefully segmented subpopulations. The plurality of test promotions are automatically proposed.
|Automated event correlation to improve promotional testing|
Methods and apparatus for implementing forward looking optimizing promotions by administering, in large numbers and iteratively, test promotions formulated using highly granular test variables on purposefully segmented subpopulations. The plurality of test promotions automatically account for covariates.
|Automated and optimal promotional experimental test designs incorporating constraints|
Methods and apparatus for implementing forward looking optimizing promotions by administering, in large numbers and iteratively, test promotions formulated using highly granular test variables and automatically incorporating constraints on segmented subpopulations. The responses from individuals in the subpopulations are received and analyzed.
|Adaptive experimentation and optimization in automated promotional testing|
Methods and apparatus for implementing forward looking optimizing promotions by administering, in large numbers and iteratively, test promotions automatically formulated using highly granular test variables on subpopulations. The responses from individuals in the subpopulations are received and analyzed.
|2,4-pyrimidinediamine compounds and their uses|
The present invention provides 2,4-pyrimidinediamine compounds that inhibit the ige and/or igg receptor signaling cascades that lead to the release of chemical mediators, intermediates and methods of synthesizing the compounds and methods of using the compounds in a variety of contexts, including in the treatment and prevention of diseases characterized by, caused by or associated with the release of chemical mediators via degranulation and other processes effected by activation of the ige and/or igg receptor signaling cascades.. .
|Method for producing elastic grinding material, elastic grinding material, and blasting method using said elastic grinding material|
A long-lasting elastic grinding material capable of subjecting surfaces of objects to mirror-finishing, glossifying and the like via blasting thereof. A nucleus (2) is obtained by granulating a crosslinked polyrotaxane compound having self-tackiness and a rubber hardness of 30 or less into particles of a prescribed diameter.
|Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery|
A positive-electrode active material of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery is modified to improve the output characteristics under various temperature conditions, thereby making the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery suitable for a power supply for hybrid vehicles. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a working electrode 11, a counter electrode 12 containing a negative-electrode active material, and a nonaqueous electrolyte solution 14.
|Magnetic recording medium|
A magnetic recording medium includes a flexible substrate, an amorphous seed layer, an under layer containing ru, and a recording layer having a granular structure. The seed layer is provided between the substrate and the under layer.
|Thermally insulated die plate assembly for underwater pelletizing and the like|
An insulated die plate assembly for use in underwater pelletizing and other granulation processes includes a thin, continuous air chamber formed across the plate assembly generally parallel to the die face such that the heated upstream portion of the die plate assembly is thermally insulated from the downstream portion. The air chamber is atmospherically equilibrated by venting the air chamber to the atmosphere.
|Granules for pharmaceutical preparations, methods and apparatus for their production|
Disclosed are improved granular pharmaceutical preparations, together with improved methods and apparatus for preparation of granules for use in such preparations. Such methods are especially useful for making granules for solid oral dose pharmaceutical preparations, and are particularly suited to the production of granules comprising 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-asa) for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.
|Organic compound nano-powder, method for producing the same and suspension|
An organic compound nano-powder comprising a granular organic compound with an average particle diameter of 500 nm or less and a 90%-diameter of less than 1500 nm and a carbohydrate compound comprising at least any one of a sugar and a sugar alcohol and with amount of 0.3 times or more by mass relative to amount of the organic compound, a method for producing the same, and a suspension having the organic compound dispersed in a liquid dispersion medium in which the organic compound is insoluble or poorly soluble.. .
|Fluidized particle abrasion device with precision control|
A portable air abrasion device has a dispensing chamber and a flow valve for controlling the flow rate from the dispensing chamber. The flow valve includes a fluid flow chamber for receiving granular materials exiting the dispensing chamber.
|External depth map transformation method for conversion of two-dimensional images to stereoscopic images|
External depth map transformation method for conversion of two-dimensional images to stereoscopic images that provides increased artistic and technical flexibility and rapid conversion of movies for stereoscopic viewing. Embodiments of the invention convert a large set of highly granular depth information inherent in a depth map associated with a two-dimensional image to a smaller set of rotated planes associated with masked areas in the image.
|Parcel and mass flow scale|
Weighing system (fig. 3, fig.