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Method for preserving spatial detail and color content when adjusting the
tone scale of a digital color image
A method for preserving spatial detail and color content is performed when adjusting the tone scale of a digital color image. This method comprises the steps of...
Document image assessment system and method
A system and method in accordance with the present invention includes a scanning assembly and a storage device coupled to a programmed computer with a set of...
Colorant reduction method for digital images
A method for modifying an input image having an (x,y) array of input pixels, each pixel having an input colorant amount for one or more color channels to form an...
Apparatus for exposing sensitometric and bar code data onto photosensitive
Apparatus for exposing reference calibration patches onto photosensitive medium, includes: a light source; a plurality of optical fibers, one fiber for each...
Method and apparatus for printing to a photosensitive media using multiple
spatial light modulators
A method of printing (10) to a photosensitive media contains the step of imaging light from a light source through an optics assembly to a polarization...
Method for selectively or automatically matching the characteristics of a
display to a language
A method for selectively matching or automatically matching one or more items that is visually observable on a display of electronic devices to a selected...
Method and apparatus for determining a digital phase shift in a signal
A method for determining a digital phase in a signal comprises sampling a reference signal for a low going edge. If the low going edge is not detected the...
Non-aqueous composite wax particle dispersion
The present invention relates to a polymer particle having a wax phase and a second phase. The wax phase includes a wax having a melting point of greater than...
Protective overcoat for an imaging element comprising an enzyme-treated
The present invention provides an overcoat for a photographic element that allows for appropriate diffusion of photographic processing solutions. The overcoat...
Transparent imaging element with expanded color gamut
This invention relates to an imaging element comprising a transparent polymer sheet, and at least one photosensitive dye forming coupler containing layer is on...
Method for forming a nozzle plate having a non-wetting surface of uniform
thickness and an orifice wall of...
An inkjet printer nozzle plate having a non-wetting surface of uniform thickness and an orifice wall of tapered contour, and method of making the nozzle plate....
Ultrasound lenticular image product
An ultrasound lenticular image product comprising: a lenticular lens element; and a composite image associated with the lenticular lens element. The composite...
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 ink jet...
Device for moving a fluid
The present invention relates to a device for moving a fluid which can be used in the ink jet printing art. The device of the present invention includes a...
Multiple head inkjet printer for producing adjacent images
A multiple-head inkjet printer is provided for producing adjacent images on a printing medium. The inkjet printer includes a carriage, a plurality of inkjet...
Method and cleaning assembly for cleaning an ink jet print head in a
self-cleaning ink jet printer system
A cleaning assembly (170) for removing contaminants from the surface (90) of an ink jet print head (60) in a self-cleaning ink jet printer (10). The print head...
Lenticular image product presenting a flip image(s) where ghosting is
According to a feature of the present invention, there is provided a lenticular image product comprising: a lenticular lens element having an array of lenticules;...
Determination of silver in a photographic solution
A method and apparatus are provided in which silver ions are removed from a photographic fixer solution in a simple and efficient manner. The electrical...
Charge coupled image sensor with u-shaped gates
A method and apparatus of forming adjacent, non-overlapping CCD electrodes within an image sensing device such the electrodes are U-shaped. The device provided...
Duplitized display material with translucent support with specified face to
back speed differential
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising a base material, at least one exposure side photosensitive silver halide layer, and at least one...
Calcium ion stable photographic color developing composition and method of
A color developing composition is stable in the presence of calcium ion because of the presence of two specific types of polyphosphonic acid sequestering agents....
Method of manufacturing a microlens and a microlens array
A method for making microlens and microlens array is described which utilizes a spinning half radius diamond cutting member operated in a plunge cut in a...
Apparatus and method for processing a photographic product
A photographic material processing apparatus and method provides for a homogeneous application of processing solution which leads to homogeneous development. The...
Photographic processor having a filter housing with a level sensing probe
A processing apparatus, method and recirculation system utilizes a level sensing probe in a filter housing of the filter assembly. The level sensing probe is...
Method for preventing ink drop misdirection in an asymmetric heat-type ink
A method for preventing the misdirection of the initial ink droplets discharged from the nozzle of an asymmetric heat-type ink jet printer is provided. The...
Apparatus and method for drying photosensitive material using a radiant
A drying apparatus and method utilizes the combination of radiant heat and air to quickly dry photosensitive material. The arrangement of the drying apparatus is...
Camera and photography system with multiple, encoded area modes and
A camera and photography system have multiple, encoded area modes and modification states. The camera has a case, a taking lens that defines an image plane in...
Method for modifying the perspective of a digital image
A method for modifying an apparent perspective of a digital image representing a perspective projection of a scene, the method comprises the steps of locating a...
Process for viewing a motion picture film with concurrently displayed
A process for viewing a motion picture film scene image with concurrently displayed subtitle text comprising: providing a motion picture print film comprising a...
Apparatus for laser marking indicia on a photosensitive web
An apparatus for laser marking indicia on a moving photosensitive web by impinging laser energy upon the moving web with a laser printer device. The laser...
Lathe bed scanning engine with adjustable bearing rods mounted therein
This image forming apparatus (10) for sheet print media includes an imaging drum (300) for holding print media (32) and colorant donor sheet material (36) in...
Method of printing a fluorescent image superimposed on a color image
A method of printing a fluorescent image superimposed on a color image. An image source captures an image and converts the image to an image file that is...
Microchannel print head for electrographic printer
Electrographic printing apparatus for forming a toner image on a recording medium includes: a magnetic brush having a rotatable magnetic core and a stationary...
Silver halide imaging materials
Compounds suitable for use as acutance, antihalation and filter dyes in silver halide imaging materials having a nucleus represented by a compound comprising a...
Rapid processing of high contrast aerial color negative film
High contrast color images can be obtained from aerial color photography by rapidly processing certain color photographic silver halide films with a color...
A planographic printing member precursor comprises a first component, for example a hydroxy group containing polymer, and a second component which may be a...
Processless direct write imaging member containing polymer grafted carbon
and methods of imaging and printing
An imaging member, such as a negative-working printing plate or on-press cylinder, can be prepared with a hydrophilic imaging layer comprised of a heat-sensitive...
High-efficiency plasma treatment of polyolefins
A method and apparatus are taught for treating polyolefin containing or polyolefin-coated webs or laminates for obtaining the proper surface characteristics to...
Method and apparatus for controllable electrical charging of a web support
Apparatus and method for depositing controlled short intervals of electrostatic charge on a moving web substrate to be coated, including a mathematical model...
Method for preparing an ink jet recording element
A method for making a porous ink jet recording element having a uniform, protective layer by coating on a support the following layers in order: a) a porous,...
Apparatus and method for thermal film development and scanning
The invention relates to an apparatus for thermal development having a receiver for receiving an imagewise exposed thermal film, an accumulator for gathering the...
Method for generating a solution with a predetermined osmotic pressure
A method is provided for determining the concentration of a solution having a predetermined osmotic pressure and/or for generating a solution with a ...
System and method for associating pre-recorded audio snippets with still
A system for associating a prerecorded audio snippet with a photograph, includes: an audio data base containing a plurality of audio snippets, each snippet...
Method for determining thermal exposure of a product
A computer-based method of determining a thermal exposure of a product disposed within a shipping container to determine whether a conditioned environment is...
Photocollage generation and modification
A method and system for employing image recognition techniques to produce a photocollage from a plurality of images wherein the system obtains a digital record...
Preheating beams for optical recording
A method for optical data recording includes focusing a preheat laser beam and a recording laser beam onto an optical recording medium, forming a preheat focused...
Method and apparatus for modifying a portion of an image in accordance with
A method and apparatus for modifying images. The method includes the steps of analyzing a digital image file of an image so as to identify at least one...
Photographic system for enabling interactive communication between a camera
and an attraction site
A photographic system involves the collection of data from a scene, e.g., a visitor attraction site, that is capable of interactive communication with a user....
Method for improving exposure resolution using multiple exposures
A method for improving exposure resolution that includes several steps. A high gray scale resolution image is analyzed and a determination is made of a media...
Image storage phosphor panels having flexible supports
A radiographic storage panel includes a storage phosphor layer disposed on a unique support that comprises two or more separate flexible substrates that are...