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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 recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a substrate having thereon an image-receiving layer comprising inorganic particles encapsulated with an organic polymer...
Method for treating a photographic processing bath
The present invention relates to a composite material in which an active organic compound is dispersed, as well as to an effluent treatment process, especially a...
Process for laminating ink jet print with a water-dispersible, hydrophobic
A process for laminating an ink jet print having the steps of: a) providing an ink jet print having a support having thereon an ink jet image; b) contacting the...
Low cost fuser rollers
A fixing apparatus for electrostatographic reproduction or digital printing comprising: (a) a core (b) a gudgeon friction welded to said core, the gudgeon...
Sheet metal print engine chassis assembled without fasteners
A printer chassis (12) comprising several sheet metal structural members. The printer chassis (12) is fabricated by joining the sheet metal structural members...
CMOS/MEMS integrated ink jet print head with silicon based lateral flow
nozzle architecture and method of...
A continuous ink jet print head is formed using a combination of traditional CMOS technology to form the various controlling electrical circuits on a silicon...
Technique using FIFO memory for booting a programmable microprocessor from
a host computer
A computer system, which includes a host computer and at least one programmable slave processor, boots the slave processor simply and inexpensively by using a...
Camera film loading with delayed culling of defective cameras
In a production method and system, a set of camera frame assemblies are partially assembled and a film unit is loaded. Each camera frame assembly is disposed on...
Micro-aspheric collimator lens
Apparatus for coupling light from one optical fiber into another includes a pair of molded plano-convex lenses. Each lens has an aspheric surface and a flat...
Method for compensating image color when adjusting the contrast of a
digital color image
A method of adjustment of the color saturation characteristics of a digital color image is performed in order to compensate for an applied luminance tone scale...
Variable field angle and test pattern spatial frequency system for testing
A variable field angle and test patern spatial frequency optical assemblage for testing a lens having a plurality of field angles employs an improved modulation...
Method and apparatus for printing on a photosensitive material using a
liquid crystal display
A method and apparatus for printing an image onto a photosensitive media. The apparatus comprises a light source for producing an exposure light and an imaging...
CR reader with vertical scanning
A computed radiography (CR) reader comprising: an image plate loading and unloading station for receiving in a vertical orientation a CR cassette including a...
Biocide material and method of preparation of said material
This invention relates to a biocide material to inhibit the growth of micro-organisms in an aqueous solution, a device comprising such a material, and a method...
Method for reducing the dye stain in photographic elements
A method for reducing dye stain of an exposed photographic element, said element comprising a support having thereon at least one image-forming layer containing...
Thermographic material with adhesion-promoting layer and method of making
Multilayer thermographic materials have improved adhesion between a polymeric support and film-forming polymer-containing layers disposed thereon. This improved...
Color switchable photographic display image
This invention relates to an imaging element comprising a translucent sheet, and at least three photosensitive dye forming coupler containing layers on the face...
Conductive and roughening layer
The invention relates to a material comprising a web wherein said web comprises at least one surface layer comprising polyether polymeric antistat, extrudable...
Multi-part photographic color developing composition and methods of
manufacture and use
A multi-part color developing kit includes at least two parts (or solutions) of photochemical compositions that can be mixed to provide a color developing...
Protective epoxy overcoat for imaging elements
The present invention relates to photographic elements having a protective overcoat that resists fingerprints, common stains, and spills. The overcoat comprises...
Photothermographic element with reduced woodgrain interference patterns
The present invention provides a spectrally sensitized photothermographic silver halide element comprising a support layer having on at least one surface thereof...
Photographic label suitable for packaging
The invention relates to a label comprising a silver halide imaging layer, a base and a strippable liner adhesively connected by an adhesive to said base,...
Scratch resistant-water resistant overcoat for photographic systems
The present invention is an imaged photographic element having a protective overcoat thereon. The protective overcoat is formed by providing a photographic...
Forming preformed images in organic electroluminescent devices
A method of making a non-pixelated organic electroluminescent (EL) device with a preformed image includes the steps of forming a light-transmissive anode...
Corona discharge treatment roller and surface finishing process
A corona discharge web conveyance roller (10) and process for finishing the surface (14) of the roller (10) with plateaus (30) and down features (22) adjacent to...
An electrostrictive micro-pump is provided for controlling a fluid flow through a cannula or other narrow liquid conduit. The micro-pump includes a pump body...
A printing apparatus includes a media supply section and a media take-up section. Each section is capable of accepting a plurality of cassettes. On the supply...
Processing photographic material
A low volume processing apparatus having a narrow processing channel has the processing solution entering via passages located towards the inlet and outlet of...
Waterfast ink jet images treated with hardeners
A method of improving the durability of an ink jet ink image comprising the steps of: a) providing an ink jet ink receiving layer containing a hardener; b)...
Thermal actuator drop-on-demand apparatus and method with reduced energy
An apparatus and method of operating a liquid drop emitter, such as an ink jet device, for emitting a series of liquid drops using reduced energy, is disclosed....
Device for controlling fluid movement
The present invention relates to a device for controlling fluid movements. The device includes a fluid guiding device, and a fluid moving device which includes...
Method for multicolorant printing of digital images using reduced colorant
A method for modifying an input image suitable for printing on a digital printer having two or more colorants, wherein at least two of the colorants are similar...
Ink jet printer with cleaning mechanism and method of assembling same
An ink jet printer with cleaning mechanism, and method of assembling same. The printer comprises a print head having a surface thereon surrounding a plurality of...
Method and apparatus for making an album page
A method and apparatus for making a photo album page. The apparatus includes a first supply of a media having a front and back side, a first print head located...
Filmstrip transport mechanism with compensation for perforation pitch
variations for improved film registration
A perforated filmstrip transportation and registration system (100) and method provide a substrate in the form of a rotating drum (104) with vacuum holes (106)...
Laminator assembly having an endless two ply or half-lap belt
A laminator assembly utilizing either an endless multi-ply belt (27) or a half-lap belt and another endless belt and a roller arrangement (43) to apply pressure...
Laminator assembly having a pressure roller with a perforated layer and a
belt for a laminator
A laminator assembly and lamination method which comprise: a first roller located on a first side of a media passage; a second roller located on a second side of...
System and method of constructing a photo album
A method of constructing a photo album including the steps of: providing a plurality of digital images; generating an sticker sheet of reduced resolution images...
Camera with dual-function battery/manual operating button unit
A camera comprising a power source battery, and an exteriorly accessible operating button that is manually moveable to initiate at least one operation in the...
Auto restoration of a print
A method and system for encoding data onto a pictorial hardcopy print made by digital printing or digital record file of image so that the image may be...
EMI-protected eject interface for an electronic device
An eject interface for a removable peripheral used in an electronic device such as an electronic camera includes an eject mechanism for removably receiving the...
Method for processing a photographic element comprising a simultaneously
coated protective overcoat
A method of processing a photographic imaging element to obtain a protective overcoat is disclosed, which overcoat provides, in the final product, resistance to...
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, including the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer with...
Keyed data-and-print album page
A keyed data-and-print album page has a receiver having an array of image spaces, a plurality of invisible printed encodements, and a visible key. The image...
Method for engagement cutting an imaging element
The present invention is a method of cutting an imaging element. An imaging element is moved through a cutting zone formed by a first cutting blade having a...
A photofinishing method, including the steps of: exposing machine readable metadata and a scene image within an entire safe frame area on a filmstrip; processing...
Reduction of ambient-light-reflection in organic light-emitting devices
An organic light-emitting device capable of reducing ambient-light reflection from a cathode includes a light-transmissive substrate, a light-transmissive anode,...