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Film loading indicator
An indicator on a film cartridge to indicate whether a film cartridge has been used in a photographic camera. The film cartridge includes a spool having an...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing process for improving the water-fastness of an ink jet image comprising the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to...
Cleaning fluid for inkjet printers
A cleaning fluid for use with an inkjet printer having orifices for injecting ink, the surface of the orifices at the injection point being formed by a...
Method of accurately measuring control film density regions
A method of accurately measuring control film density regions comprising: exposing a photosensitive film to a modulated laser beam at three known laser beam...
Latched film unit, latching device, system, and method
A latched film unit has a support, a filmstrip held by the support, and a latch mounted to the support. The latch is reversibly switchable between a first state...
Image capture package secure database access method
A method authorizes the holder of a film unit to access a look-up table having stored data The film unit bears an access code having an encrypted first segment....
Electro-optic modulator and imaging device
An imaging device comprising an electro-optic modulator for modulating incident laser beams; an array of adjacent electrodes comprising a group of imaging...
Electronic photography system
A system for electronic photography includes a number of photo-capture stations. Each station includes a digital camera and a customer identification device for...
System and method for process and/or manipulating images
A digital photofinishing station is capable of being loaded with one or more distinct films in need of photofinishing. The digital photofinishing station has the...
Laser thermal printer with dual direction imaging
An image processor comprises on imaging drum (300) for print media (32) and donor sheet materials (36) in registration on vacuum imaging drum (300). A printhead...
Red dye mixture for thermal color proofing
A red dye-donor element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having thereon a dye layer comprising a mixture of a magenta dye and two yellow dyes...
Diffusion resistant lenticular element
A diffusion resistant lenticular element comprising a first support having thereon a lenticular array, the element having thereon a protective element comprising...
Yellow coupler, photographic element, and process
The specification discloses a photographic element comprising a light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a dye-forming coupler...
Silver halide light-sensitive element
A silver halide light sensitive photographic element is disclosed comprising a support bearing at least one cyan image forming hydrophilic colloid layer...
Method of making an organic electroluminescent device
A method of making an organic electroluminescent (EL) device, includes providing positive photoresist layer a plurality of laterally spaced and electrically...
Protecting layer for image recording materials
The present invention is a coating composition comprising a water insoluble polymer having a Tg less than 25.degree. C. and comprising 75 to 100 weight percent...
Method of making a magnetically encodable card having magnetic particles
uniformly distributed throughout
A method of making a magnetically encodable card which comprises forming a dispersion of ferromagnetic particles in an organic fluid medium, forming a composite...
Method and apparatus for repairing and removing scratches from photographic
The present invention describes an apparatus for removing scratches from a photographic element. The apparatus includes an application device for applying a wax...
Integrating cavity light source
A light source device includes a housing forming a cavity with a diffusely light reflective interior surface and an exit port; at least one LED on the interior...
Apparatus for compensation for spectral fluctuation of a light source and a
scanner incorporating said apparatus
The invention discloses an apparatus for compensation for spectral fluctuation of a light source. Additionally the invention discloses a scanner incorporating...
Laser mode hop fix
A laser imaging system having a diode laser for producing a laser beam; a beamsplitter for splitting the laser beam into a laser writing portion and a feedback...
Color active pixel sensor with electronic shuttering, anti-blooming and low
An active pixel sensor architecture comprising a semiconductor substrate having a plurality of pixels formed, thereon, incorporating microlens and lightshields...
Photodiode active pixel sensor with shared reset signal row select
An active pixel sensor having a plurality of pixels arranged in rows and columns that are read out of the active pixel sensor in a sequential order of rows with...
Process for preparing a photographic emulsion comprising silver halide
grains with high silver chloride content
A process for the preparation of a high chloride silver halide grain emulsion in which at least 50% of the projected area of the emulsion grains is accounted for...
Photographic solution for developing a silver halide photographic product
An aqueous solution for developing a silver halide photographic product comprises an alkanolamine in an amount greater than or equal to 0.6 mol/l, at least one...
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 method for producing a predetermined resist pattern on e.g. a lithographic printing plate, circuit board or mask comprises the imagewise exposure of a...
Abrasion-resistant overcoat layer for laser ablative imaging
A laser dye-ablative recording element comprising a support having thereon, in order, a dye layer comprising an image dye dispersed in a polymeric binder and a...
Tough reflective image display material
This invention relates to a photographic element comprising at least one photosensitive layer, and a base material comprising an upper and lower biaxially...
Ink jet printing having format flexibility and reduced receiver waste
Ink jet printing apparatus for forming a plurality of ink images on a receiver and for cutting the receiver to form separate prints of such ink images in...
Continuous ink jet print head having multi-segment heaters
To compensate for droplet placement errors, a continuous ink jet printer includes a heater having a plurality of selectively independently actuated sections...
Continuous ink jet print head having heater with symmetrical configuration
Apparatus for controlling an ink jet printer includes a substrate; an ink delivery channel below the substrate; and a nozzle bore through the substrate and...
Construction and manufacturing process for drop on demand print heads with
A construction and manufacturing process for drop on demand print heads provides electrothermal heating elements which are in close proximity to the tip of the...
Image queing in photofinishing
A method of processing customer images in a photofinishing apparatus. The method includes obtaining customer image signals and associated requests for image...
Width measurement of an image-bearing sheet
A processed sheet of photographic film is guided into a channel of scanning equipment in which it is subjected to light from an elongate fluorescent tube. Light...
Reflective liquid crystal modulator based printing system
An apparatus and method of printing two-dimensional swaths of area onto a photosensitive media uses at least one reflective liquid crystal spatial light...
Light modulating layer with different transmissive states with conductive
pixel areas formed from a...
A display for presenting image forming light to a viewer, includes a transparent substrate; a transparent, electrically conductive layer formed over the...
Overcoat material as protecting layer for image recording materials
The present invention is a coating composition comprising at least one first water insoluble polymer having a Tg equal to or less than 30.degree. C. and at least...
Time-temperature indicator devices
A time-temperature indicator device comprises a polymeric layer having a first and second surface and a dye composition adhered to said first surface comprising...
Method for inhibiting the growth of microorganisms in an aqueous medium
A method for inhibiting the growth of microorganisms in an aqueous medium comprises contacting the aqueous medium with a permeable body comprising material which...
Method of suppressing fog in silver halide emulsions
This invention relates to a method of reducing fog in a silver halide emulsion comprising taking a high fogging emulsion which has been chemically sensitized and...
Liquid crystalline filter dyes for imaging elements
This invention comprises dispersion comprising a solvent having dispersed therein a liquid-crystal forming dye of structural Formula I: wherein: D is a...
Forming-ink jet nozzle plate layer on a base
A method for forming an ink jet nozzle plate includes providing a buried layer over a bottom substrate layer; providing and patterning a top substrate layer over...
Fabricating ink jet nozzle plate
A method for forming an ink jet nozzle plate with ink jet nozzles, including providing a first mold formed with spaced-apart recesses; providing inlay material...
Photographic processing apparatus having improved light-lock feature
An apparatus for processing a photosensitive media. The apparatus having a processing path for passing of a photosensitive media through the apparatus, and a...
Camera with winding spindle expandable to rotationally drive film spool
A camera includes a cartridge receiving chamber for receiving a film cartridge having a rotatable film spool with an accessible end cavity, and a winding spindle...
Continuous ink jet print head having power-adjustable segmented heaters
Apparatus for controlling ink in a continuous ink jet printer in which a continuous stream of ink is emitted from a nozzle includes a nozzle bore to establish a...
Photochemical frangible closure
A frangible closure has a closure sheet having a central weakness formed substantially though a medial portion. The central weakness has a thickness and a...
Container for photoprocessing materials
A container for photochemical materials has a frangible closure. The frangible closure has a central weakness and a central portion having a thickness and a...
Puck delivery system
A method has been developed to connect an intermittent parts manufacturing process with a continuous motion assembly process. The method of connection utilizes...