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Assisted drop-on-demand inkjet printer using deformable micro-acuator
A droplet generator is provided that is particularly adapted for generating micro droplets of ink on demand in an inkjet print head having a plurality of...
Ink jet plate maker and proofer apparatus and method
An ink jet plate maker and proofer apparatus (66) and method adapted for printing a proof of a work to be printed, and making a printing plate (16) for printing...
Digital ink jet printing apparatus and method
Digital ink jet printing apparatus and method. The apparatus receives an input image file having a plurality of pixels, each pixel described by at least one...
Edge drive for photosensitive media
A transport mechanism for transporting photographic media along a processing path. The mechanism includes a roller assembly having a pair of space support roller...
Method of making a printing apparatus
A method of making a printing apparatus configured for drawing fluid from a fluid reservoir and then ejecting droplets of fluid onto a receiver to form an image...
Camera with flip-up flash
Dual film exposure, electronic exposure camera with film rewrite function
A camera for exposing latent images on successive frames of a filmstrip having magnetic recording capacity, includes a control that actuates a motor following...
One-time-use camera with external flash unit
A one-time-use camera with a built-in flash unit and an external flash unit system in which the external flash unit is devoid of a charger circuit and battery...
Uniform convolution algorithm for frequency decomposition of image regions
A method of analyzing the low- and high-frequency components of a digital image comprising the steps of: providing a rectangular digital image; specifying the...
Method for automatically comparing content of images for classification
A method for comparing image content of first and second images, the method comprises the steps of extracting a portion of both the first and second images both...
Data scanning and conversion system for photographic image reproduction
A system for scanning film image frames containing both an image and recorded information optically imprinted on the image by a camera and reproducing the image...
Sensor tilt control for a digital camera
A sensor package assembly for use with an optical assembly includes an optics base mechanism for supporting the optical assembly in relation to an optical axis,...
Continuous tone microfluidic printing
Apparatus for separating a receiver from a micro-fluidic contact print head after ink image pixels have been printed by the print head on the receiver, including...
CCD image sensor
A charge-coupled device (CCD) image sensor that preserves defect gettering characteristics having a vertical overflow drain (VOD) for blooming protection is...
Precipitation of high chloride content silver halide emulsions
A silver halide photographic element comprising a silver halide emulsion which is greater than 50 mole-% silver chloride, said emulsion containing an...
Packaged color photographic film comprising a blocked phenylenediamine
developing agent and a method for...
This invention relates to packaged photographic film that is capable of being alternately processed, according to individual consumer choice, by either (1) a...
Color photographic element exhibiting increased red speed
A color photographic element containing a support bearing: (a) a red record comprising, in order from the support, a less and a more red light sensitive silver halide...
Color photographic element containing speed improving compound in
combination with reflecting material
Disclosed is a color silver halide photographic element comprising a support bearing: (1) a light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer; (2) a nitrogen heterocycle...
Thermally developable imaging materials containing surface barrier layer
Thermographic and photothermographic materials comprise a surface barrier layer to provide physical protection and to prevent migration of diffusible imaging...
High contrast visually adaptive radiographic film and imaging assembly for
High performance, very high contrast radiographic films exhibit visually adaptive contrast when imaged in radiographic imaging assemblies comprising intensifying...
Optimized versatile coating hopper
A versatile, multiple-slot, dual cavity, slide/extrusion hopper for assembling and coating a composite layer comprising a plurality of highly uniform, superposed...
Ink jet printing method using a pigmented ink composition
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...
Apparatus for using nanoparticles for printing images
Apparatus for printing an image using image forming materials having nanoparticles less than an average diameter of 500 nm. The apparatus defining a plurality of...
Endless transport belt for receiving the ink, not ejected for printing
purposes, of an inkjet printer
The invention relates to an endless transport belt for receiving ink, not ejected for printing purposes, of an inkjet printer; said transport belt receiving the...
Self-cleaning ink jet printer using ultrasonics and method of assembling
Self-cleaning printer having ultrasonics and method of assembling same for cleaning a print head surface and ink ejection orifices. The printer comprises a print...
System for, and method of, removing a component from immersion in a liquid
A system and method are provided for the safe removal of a wet, fully-plated cathode from a silver recovery cell and its replacement by a fresh cathode. The...
Digital image management system having method for managing images according
to image groups
A digital image management system is described which facilitates image archival with a unique method for grouping customer images and information. As applied to...
Wireless control system for periodic noise sources
A wireless control system for use in system having a plurality of periodic noise sources includes an antenna; an RF receiver connected to the antenna for...
Sleeving method for photographic negatives
A storage system for storing photographic film negatives that makes it easier for a consumer to identify the images on each negative. The storage system is made...
Dual film exposure, electronic exposure camera with delay in film rewind
after final exposure to allow film rewrite
A camera for exposing latent images on successive frames of a filmstrip having magnetic recording capacity, includes a memory that stores a count indicative of...
Method and apparatus for a color scannerless range imaging system
A color scannerless range imaging system includes an illumination system for controllably illuminating a scene with modulated illumination and an image...
Method and apparatus for visually optimized compression parameters
A method of generating a plurality of quantization parameter sets for compressing a digital image to different rates, the method comprises the steps of providing...
Method of making dihydroperimidine squaraine compounds
A method to make squaraine dyes involves the reaction of 1,8-diaminonaphthalene with 1,3-dihydroxyacetone dimer in a first reaction mixture comprising the...
Cathode contact structures in organic electroluminescent devices
Passive matrix and active matrix organic electroluminescent (EL) devices are fabricated by using a single mask which defines a deposition zone for depositing an...
Photographic element containing improved stabilizer
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith (a) a pyrazolotriazole dye-forming...
Impact resistant photographic element
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising at least one layer of photosensitive silver halide, a base material wherein said base material...
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-receptive...
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...
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...
Dual film image and electronic image capture camera which disables preview
button when preview screen displays...
A dual image capture camera for capturing successive film images on a filmstrip and for capturing successive electronic images that correspond to the respective...
System and method of improving intensity control of laser diodes using back
A system and method of controlling laser power output levels includes a laser (9) and a control circuit (27) for energizing the laser. A sensor (11) that...
Electronic imaging system for autoradiography
An imaging system with an imaging assemblage including a prompt phosphor layer for converting an ionizing radiation image into a light image, and a transparent...
Dye-donor element with transferable protection overcoat
A dye-donor element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having thereon at least one dye layer area comprising an image dye in a binder and another area...
Photographic element containing a DIR coupler
The invention provides a photographic element comprising at least one emulsion layer comprising at least 50 mol % silver chloride, which layer comprises at least...
Antistatic layer for a photographic element
A photographic element having an antistatic layer comprising: a conductive agent, a colloidal sol, and a polymeric film-forming binder having a peel strength of 400 g or...
Scratch resistant layer for imaging elements
The present invention is an imaging element which includes a support and at least one imaging layer superposed on the support. The imaging layer includes a...
Protective epoxy overcoat for imaging elements
The present invention relates to imaged elements having a protective overcoat that resists fingerprints, common stains, and spills. In particular, an overcoat...
Method and apparatus for improving the uniformity of a liquid curtain in a
curtain coating system-curtain...
A movable trough is taught for establishing a uniform wetting line on the rear face of a curtain coating hopper lip. The trough can be pivoted or moved linearly...
Coating of printhead nozzle plate
A method for treating a metallic oxide or metallic nitride ink jet printhead nozzle plate comprising stamping the front surface thereof with an anti-wetting...
Non-wetting protective layer for ink jet print heads
An ink jet print head is provided that includes a nozzle plate having an outer metal layer having nozzles for ejecting ink drops, and a coating of a non-wetting...