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2014-08-07 23:08:12

EuclidIQ’s patent, titled “Feature-Based Video Compression,” also recently granted in Japan, describes a method of extending conventional video compression via the detection and aggregation of features, improving compression especially in cases where feature modeling captures redundancy of visual phenomena in the video data in a way that is beyond the capabilities of conventional video encoders. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 EuclidIQ’ s patented feature-based video...

2014-06-24 23:07:17

EuclidIQ's patent, titled “Feature-Based Video Compression,” describes a method of extending conventional video compression via the detection and aggregation of features, improving compression especially in cases where feature modeling captures redundancy of visual phenomena in the video data in a way that is beyond the capabilities of conventional video encoders. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 EuclidIQ' s patented feature-based video compression enables an encoder to...

2014-06-23 12:28:23

BALTIMORE and BOSTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Medical Technology Policy's (CMTP) Green Park Collaborative (GPC) and the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) will co-host a web conference to explore the evidence needed to demonstrate effectiveness and value of new drugs to treat chronic hepatitis C infection. The web conference will take place Monday, July 7, at 12:00 pm EDT. Recently approved medications for hepatitis C have been the focus of...

2011-07-13 13:06:35

In this week's PLoS Medicine, John Ioannidis and Alan Garber from Stanford University, USA, discuss how to use incremental cost-effectiveness ratios (ICER) and related metrics so they can be useful for decision-making at the individual level, whether used by clinicians or individual patients. The authors say that "Cost-effectiveness analysis offers a foundation for rational decision-making and can be very helpful in making health care more efficient and effective at the population level. Such...

2010-02-04 11:13:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The state of Maryland recently upheld their commitment to green procurement with the purchase of Ice B'Gone®, an all-natural road de-icing product. The state asked for bids for the treated salt category and chose Ice B'Gone because it met Maryland's environmental guidelines under it's new Smart, Green & Growing initiative. The initiative brings together state agencies, local governments, businesses and citizens to uphold a number...

2010-01-05 16:14:43

Institute for Clinical and Economic Review summary incorporates findings from 3 separate appraisals of 6 treatment options A comprehensive appraisal of the management and treatment options for low-risk prostate cancer found that the rates of survival and tumor recurrence are similar among the most common treatment approaches, although costs can vary considerably. The report was prepared by the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER), a leader in comparative effectiveness research...

2009-11-19 11:25:00

STATESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Jig-A-Loo USA, Inc. (www.jigaloo.com), makers of innovative automotive and home improvement products, announced today the newest addition to their family of products: Extreme De-Icer. Designed to instantly melt ice and frost as well as to remove road grime and tree sap off windshields, Extreme De-Icer is a high-performance automotive de-icer that comes equipped with a built-in scraper, allowing for on-the-spot defrosting and ice removal. "We...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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