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Ambient condition sensor for a photosensitive media cartridge
A photosensitive media cartridge includes an ambient condition sensor mounted in the cartridge for sensing ambient conditions in the cartridge. When the...
Method and apparatus for measuring osmotic pressure
A method and apparatus are provided for the measuring osmotic pressure of a solution. A sample of a solution is placed into a sample cell above a membrane...
Handle for an ink cartridge
Aperture adjustment using shaped memory alloy
A camera adapted to receive any one of a plurality of film loads having different film speeds includes a film speed sensing device for sensing the particular...
Lens displacement or other control using shaped memory alloy driver
A lens displacing mechanism for an objective lens comprising an actuator movable to displace the objective lens, and a shaped memory alloy (abbreviated to SMA)...
Systems and methods for direct image manipulation
An image manipulation system including: at least one of a plurality of display monitors for displaying at least one of a plurality of digital images, each of the...
Color negative film
A multicolor negative image capture film element comprises multiple silver halide emulsion layers that together exhibit a more gradually sloped density to...
Solution to accelerate the bleaching of a color photographic product
This invention concerns a new processing solution to accelerate the bleaching of a color photographic product. This invention further concerns a method for the...
Metallized azo thioether dyes
Metallized azo thioether dyes having an azo group linking a substituted 3-hydroxypyridine nucleus to a phenyl nucleus are disclosed. The phenyl nucleus has an...
Imaging member containing heat switchable polymer and method of use
An imaging member, such as a negative-working printing plate or on-press cylinder, can be prepared using a hydrophilic imaging layer comprised of a ...
Foam core imaging element with improved optical performance
The invention relates to an imaging member comprising an imaging layer and a base wherein said base comprises a closed cell foam core sheet and adhered thereto...
Low volume ablatable processless imaging member and method of use
A thermal imaging member can be imaged using infrared radiation such as from an IR-emitting laser and used for lithographic printing. The imaging member includes...
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 jet printing method
An ink jet printing method comprising the steps of: a) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; b) loading the printer with an ink...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method having the steps of: I) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; II) loading the printer with a porous...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method having the steps of: I) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; II) loading the printer with ink jet...
Camera with belt clip movable to ready an electronic device such as an
A camera comprising a particular device such as an electronic flash that needs electrical energy to be able to operate and has a power switch capable of being...
Speckle suppressed laser projection system using a multi-wavelength doppler
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...
Electronic imaging screen with optical interference coating
An electronic imaging system including; a transparent support having first and second sides; an optical interference coating on the first side of the transparent...
Photographic element containing cyan dye-forming coupler
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising a light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith (A) a cyan dye-forming...
Color photographic element with improved developability
This invention relates to a silver halide photographic element comprising a support and at least one gelatin containing imaging or non-imaging layer wherein...
Ascorbic acid developing compositions stabilized with sulfo compound and
methods of use
A black-and-white photographic developing composition has improved stability and is more compatible with the environment when discarded. The composition includes...
Photographic element with dye-forming coupler and stabilizing compound
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising a light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith one or more dye-forming...
Black and white graphic arts film
A black and white graphic arts film comprising a support having thereon at least one emulsion layer, said emulsion layer comprising: a trinuclear merocyanine...
Processing photographic material
Photosensitive material is processed by passing the material through a chamber holding processing solution, the temperature of the solution being raised as the...
Camera with electrostatic light valve that functions as diaphragm
The diaphragm for an objective lens in a camera includes a circular series of coilable resilient opaque electrodes that are biased to curl into respective coils...
Apparatus for manufacturing photographic emulsions
An apparatus and method for mixing at least two reactants is taught wherein a first reactant is delivered to a reaction zone through a first annular flow path...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method having the steps of: I) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; II) loading the printer with an ink...
Media transport mechanism for information transfer devices
An apparatus for transferring media (2) to and from an information transfer device (1) consisting of a media supply tray (36) for holding the media (2) and a...
Self threading air bar
An air-bearing apparatus for aiding in conveying a web is taught comprising a central web support housing including a cylindrical surface and two sides. There is...
Storage case for multiple removable memory cards
A storage case for small format memory cards is taught which utilizes those sections of known and existing computer furniture specifically designed to receive...
Ink cartridge with ink color discrimination structure
Calibration method and strip for film scanners in digital photofinishing
A method of calibrating a scanner in a digital photofinishing system, including the steps of: providing a calibration strip having a series of calibration...
Camera with sound recording capability
A camera includes a microphone for generating audio signals, a memory separate from the film for storing the audio signals, a generator for generating for each...
Flash apparatus with one-time-use camera
A one-time-use camera with a built-in flash, an external flash unit therefor and system in which the camera and external flash unit have mating mounting...
One-time-use camera with electronic flash having film identifying indicia
which cannot be removed without...
A one-time-use camera comprises a filmstrip and an electronic flash with a concave-shaped flash reflector having a front open end, a flash illumination-producing...
Apparatus for recording and simultaneously reading information recorded on
a moveable optical recording medium...
Apparatus for simultaneously recording and reading information on a medium moveable in forward and reverse directions includes a first record laser and means for...
System and method for imprinting and reading a sound message on a greeting
Both a system and method for optically imprinting and reading sound data onto a piece of printed sheet material such as a greeting card is provided. The system...
Photographic system using chroma-key processing
A photographic system 1 comprising a digital still camera 3 for producing an output signal, means 11 for processing the output signal with a pre-recorded picture...
A focusing device includes a movable focusing lens adapted to be moved to different positions, a conversion element for converting light incident on and...
Electronic camera with quick review of last captured image
A camera incorporates a working memory (124) for storing a working image corresponding to the last captured image. The working image is displayed on a display...
Thin film magnetodielectric for absorption of a broad band of
A thin film magnetodielectric (TFM) structure is disclosed which has effective absorption with minimal reflection of electromagnetic radiation over a broad band...
Polysulfone nanocomposite optical plastic article and method of making same
An optical nanocomposite material has a nanoparticulate filler dispersed in a host plastic material. According to the method of making the nanocomposite...
Imaging member with multifunctional coupler and oxidant
The invention relates to an imaging member comprising at least one light insensitive layer comprising an oxidant and a multifunctional dye-forming coupler. It...
Silver halide element with improved high temperature storage and reduced
A silver halide photographic element comprising at least one silver halide emulsion layer containing a dye-forming coupler which reacts with an oxidized color...
Photographic element containing an electrically-conductive layer
A photographic imaging element is disclosed which comprises a support having on one side thereof at least one silver halide emulsion layer and having, in order,...
Method of producing a photographic image
A method of producing a photographic image in an imagewise exposed photographic material comprising one or more silver halide emulsion layers comprises ...
Concentrated photographic fixer additive and fixing compositions and method
of photographic processing
Concentrated aqueous photographic fixing compositions include a photographic fixing agent and a compound represented by Structure I ##STR1## wherein R is carboxy...
X-radiation photothermographic materials and methods of using same
X-radiation sensitive photothermographic imaging materials contain X-radiation sensitive phosphors in association with photosensitive silver halide. These...
Color photographic element having improved contrast and compatibility with
both dry and conventional processing
A method of processing an imagewise exposed color photographic film, said film having at least three light-sensitive units which have their individual...