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Image processing method for reducing noise and blocking artifact in a
A digital image processing method reduces noise and blocking artifacts in a digital image by first converting the RGB values of the digital image pixels to Y, Cb...
Bulk complex polymer lens light diffuser
Disclosed is a diffusion film comprising a transparent polymeric film base bearing a plurality of integral contiguous layers, each layer having a pattern of...
System for reproducing images and method thereof
System for reproducing images and method thereof. An image acquisition device belonging to the system acquires the image and converts the image into indicia,...
Printing apparatus for photosensitive media having a hybrid light source
A writing apparatus (10) for forming images from digital data onto color motion picture film or other photosensitive media (32), the apparatus employing a single...
Emissive display with improved persistence
A persistent emissive display device, includes: a light emitting element; a drive circuit connected to the light emitting element, the drive circuit including a...
Process for making composite colorant particles
A process for making composite colorant particles comprising, in order: I) suspending in an aqueous medium, under agitation, finely divided colorant particles to...
Thermographic imaging elements and processes for their use
A thermally imageable element can be imaged using heat alone without the need for photosensitivity or post-imaging processing. The element contains image-forming...
One base photosensitive imaging system
A self-contained photosensitive material comprising: a support; an imaging layer on the support, the imaging layer comprising a developer material and a...
Glossy ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a substrate having thereon an image-receiving layer comprising an inorganic, anionic pigment, an organic, anionic binder,...
Printer media supply spool adapted to allow the printer to sense type of
media, and method of assembling same
A printer media supply spool adapted to allow the printer to sense type of media, and method of assembling same. The supply spool comprises a shaft having a...
Method for increasing the diameter of an ink jet ink dot
A method for increasing the diameter of an ink jet ink dot resulting from the application of an ink jet ink drop applied to the surface of an inkjet recording...
Lithographic printing plates and method for their preparation
A method for the preparation of a lithographic printing plate comprises forming an oleophilic image on the surface of a hydrophilic support by depositing,...
Spectral modeling of photographic printing based on dye concentration
Predicting a reflectance spectrum of a photographic print based on data from a scanned color negative. The technique uses dye concentration, providing a...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element having a substrate having thereon a porous image-receiving layer having a) inorganic particles encapsulated with an organic polymer...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a substrate having thereon an image-receiving layer comprising an inorganic, anionic pigment, an organic, anionic binder...
Ink recirculation system for ink jet printers
An improved continuous ink jet printing system which continually recirculates its ink through an ion-exchange treatment is disclosed. The system includes...
Thermal actuator with optimized heater length
An apparatus for a thermal actuator for a micromechanical device, especially a liquid drop emitter is disclosed. The disclosed thermal actuator includes a base...
Multitrack data recording and read out of recorded multitrack digital data
for error correction
An error correction method for multitrack data recording and read out of recorded multitrack digital data includes organizing input digital data into a sequence...
Twostage scheme for texture segmentation based on clustering using a first
set of features and refinement using...
A method and system for segmenting textures in an image includes computing multiresolution simultaneous autoregressive (MSAR) features in the image, preparing an...
Apparatus to steer a collimated laser beam
A laser imaging system comprising: a laser diode which projects a laser beam along a first, optical axes; a collimation lens positioned along the first, optical...
System and method for selecting photographic images using index prints
A method for remotely selecting and ordering photographic prints, includes the steps of: sending a photographic film bearing a plurality of latent images to a...
Thermally sensitive imaging materials containing phthalazine precursor
Aqueous-based thermally sensitive emulsions and photothermographic imaging materials include phthalazine N-oxide or a derivative thereof to improve raw stock...
Ink jet recording element
An inkjet recording element comprising a support having thereon a porous image-receiving layer comprising: (a) particles having a primary particle size of from...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method having the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer with an ink...
Method for adding personalized metadata to a collection of digital images
A method for adding personal image metadata to a collection of images,including the steps of: configuring, in response to user's answers to predetermined queries...
Apparatus and method for obtaining special images from a one time use
A system for capturing an image of an instruction provided on a card by a camera. The fixture includes support surface having a cradle for receiving a camera. A...
Digital film processing system using a light transfer device
A digital film processing system operating to correct electromagnetic radiation from an image to an electronic representation of the image, whereby a waveguide...
Color reproduction of images from color films
A color photographic film element, including a substrate and a plurality of image capture color photosensitive layers formed over the substrate; and one or more...
Document scanning system with dockable platen flatbed providing sheet fed
and platen scanning functions
A modular scanning system (5) consisting of a first scanning unit (32) and a detachable platen element (10) provides for both sheet fed and platen scanning of...
Image sensor mount for a digital camera
In a digital camera having an image sensor and a lens defining an optical axis for focusing an image upon a focal plane, an image sensor mount includes the...
Electronic camera with internal temperature increase controlled
A camera is made compact with its internal temperature adjusted to a more appropriate temperature. A temperature T is read from a temperature sensor disposed...
Correction of position dependent blur in a digital image
Images are sharpened and corrected for position dependent blur by providing a sharpening function which is adapted to operate upon signals corresponding to a...
Wireless communication system for transmitting images from an enabled
electronic camera to receiver
A wireless communications system for transmitting and receiving images and audio information includes a receiver including a display for displaying received...
Printer with donor and receiver media supply trays each adapted to allow a
printer to sense type of media...
A printer with donor and receiver media supply trays each adapted to allow a printer to sense type of media therein, and method of assembling the printer and...
Photosensitive composition, original plate using the same for lithographic
printing, and method for producing...
The present invention relates to a lithographic printing plate in which images can be inscribed by laser beams, and which has high resolving power, high...
White organic light-emitting devices with improved efficiency
An organic light-emitting diode (OLED) device which produces substantially white light includes a substrate; an anode disposed over the substrate; and a hole...
Biocidal material with improved activity
The invention relates to a biocidal material containing a specific mixture of a hydrophobic and a hydrophilic biocides, dispersed in a water-permeable matrix....
Slurry for chemical mechanical polishing silicon dioxide
A new slurry for shallow trench isolation (STI) processing in the chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) in microelectronic industry comprising an aqueous...
Organic electroluminescent device with supplemental cathode bus conductor
Passive matrix pixelated organic electroluminescent (EL) devices are fabricated by using a single mask which defines a deposition zone for depositing an organic...
Drop-on-demand liquid emission using asymmetrical electrostatic device
A liquid emission device includes a chamber having a nozzle orifice. Separately addressable dual electrodes are positioned on opposite sides of a central...
Electrostrictive valve for modulating a fluid flow
An electrostrictive micro-valve is provided for modulating a fluid flow through a cannula or other narrow liquid conduit. The micro-valve includes a valve body...
Two-shot molded seal integrity indicator, underwater camera, and method
A pressure indicator of an underwater camera housing has an indicator support surrounding an opening. An elastomer facing is united with the indicator support....
Speckle suppressed laser projection system with partial beam reflection
A system and method for reducing or eliminating the speckle intensity distribution of a laser imaging system. In one embodiment of the invention, a radio...
Noise cleaning and interpolating sparsely populated color digital image
using a variable noise cleaning kernel
A method for processing a sparsely populated color digital image having colored pixels to produce a fully populated and noise clean color image including noise...
Method for compressing and decompressing digital having text
A method for compressing a digital image having both saturated text and/or line art and pictorial imagery, the method comprises the steps of: receiving the...
Method for automatically locating an image pattern in digital images using
A method for automatically locating instances of a specified image structure in digital images, comprising the steps of: providing a digital image; detecting...
Printing apparatus for photosensitive media using dichroic prism in
A writing apparatus (10) for forming images from digital data onto color motion picture film or other photosensitive medium (32), the apparatus employing a...
Method of forming precision glass microlens arrays and a microlens array
A method wherein an array of optical elements is formed by forming a mount, including a plurality of element receiving bores therethrough arranged in a...
Method of electronic processing of exposed photographic material
A method of electronic processing of a latent image from a photographic element, the method employing pulsed radiation and radio frequency photoconductivity...
Interferometric-based external measurement system and method
An interferometric-based measurement system for externally measuring a distance between a pair of reference surfaces on an object, including: a low coherence...