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Method and apparatus for visually optimized rate control
A method selecting a quality parameter for use in compressing a digital image, the method comprises the steps of creating a plurality of quantizer parameter...
Method for recognizing multiple irradiation fields in digital radiography
A method of processing a digital radiographic image comprising the steps of: providing a digital radiographic image having a plurality of radiation fields and...
Hybrid optical disc construction
A hybrid optical recording disc having a substrate and a recording layer disposed over the substrate, the substrate having a read-only (ROM) area in which a...
Modulator for optical printing
A modulator for a high optical power printing includes a transparent crystal and a patterned buffer layer formed over one of the surfaces of the crystal. An...
Method and apparatus for controlling image data transfer in a photographic
A photographic film scanner has a line integration light sensor and a programmed controller which employs a plurality of lookup tables (LUT) sequenced by a...
Solid state imager with inorganic lens array
An imager, including: a semiconductor substrate; a plurality of spaced image pixels formed in the substrate; and a dielectric layer formed over the image pixels,...
Printing system and method for improving print quality of laser thermal
A laser thermal printing system and method utilizes a blur filter (3) made of one or more pieces of double refractive crystal material to smooth printing or...
Method for producing lenticular images
A method for producing lenticular images is suggested, which improves the image quality of the lenticular images. The images are written with a writing spot...
EMI-shielded connector in an electronic device
A shielded communications interface located within an electronic device is disclosed. The shielded communications interface is adapted to be connected to a plug...
Method of creating an image-bearing signal record by scanning a color
negative film element
A method of creating image-bearing electronic signals from an imagewise exposed and processed color negative photographic element is disclosed. The color element...
Electrophotographic toner surface treated with silica mixtures
An electrostatographic toner comprising toner particles that have been surface treated with a solvent and silica particles having a BET surface area of 40 to 400...
Method for treating an aqueous solution containing ionic species to be
A method for selectively extracted species from an aqueous solution which comprises contacting the aqueous solution with a membrane capable of selectively...
Process for preparing an ink jet ink
A process for making an ink jet ink comprising: a) providing an organic pigment dispersion containing a pigment and a carrier; b) mixing the pigment dispersion with...
Printing apparatus with humidity controlled receiver tray
Apparatus for forming an image on a receiver in response to a digital image includes print heads for transferring colorant to the receiver. The receivers are...
Dual function air skive assembly for reproduction apparatus fuser rollers
A fuser apparatus having a pair of rollers in nip relation to transport a receiver member therebetween to permanently fix a marking particle image to such...
Deformation securing lens and mount assemblage
A lens and mount assemblage includes a lens and a mount for the lens which are secured to one another. The mount has elastic retaining members constructed to be...
Digital colored corrected prints produced from colored film
A method of making digital colored prints by a particular printer operated by enabling software, the original images being provided on a colored film original...
Rank filter using a linked-list to link elements in a memory array in
A rank filter suitable for use in real-time signal processing and image processing applications, for example, for improving an image. The rank filter can be...
The invention relates to a film deck (100) for feeding and returning developed photographic films of various types from an insertion station (3, 12) to a...
Method and apparatus for determining the starting position and the power of
a scanning light beam to be used in...
A method and apparatus for determining a line start writing position of a scanning light beam in a scanning light beam writing system. A first detector and a...
Removable lead screw assembly for an image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus (10) comprises an imaging drum (300) for holding print media (32) and donor material (36) in registration on the imaging drum...
Diffusion resistant lenticular element
A process of forming a diffusion resistant lenticular element: a) contacting at least one dye-donor element having a support having thereon a dye layer having an...
Organic electroluminescent device with a non-conductive fluorocarbon
A thin non-conductive fluorocarbon polymer layer is advantageously used in electroluminescent devices. The polymer is produced by plasma polymerization of a...
Conductive fluorocarbon polymer and method of making same
A fluorocarbon based conductive polymer and method of making such polymer are disclosed. The conductive polymer is advantageously used in electroluminescent...
Photographic element, compound, and process
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a cyan "NB coupler" having the formula...
Tough durable imaging cellulose base material
The invention relates to an imaging element comprising a base comprising a cellulose fiber containing paper, wherein said paper has a tear resistance of between...
Photographic film with base containing polymeric antistatic material
The invention relates to a photographic film imaging material comprising at least one silver halide layer and a base material comprising at least one extruded...
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...
Dimensionally stable lithographic printing plates with a sol-gel layer
A lithographic printing plate precursor element is made by coating a support web, with a thermal insulating layer, and then overcoating with a coextensive ink...
Toner particles of controlled morphology
A method for the preparation of electrostatographic toner comprising the steps of: a) dissolving a polymer material in an organic solvent to form an organic ...
Fuser member with mercapto-treated Al2O3 filler
A fuser member having an outermost layer comprising a fluoroelastomer with thermally conductive fillers treated with a mercapto-functionalized silane coupling...
Recovery of metal from solution
Recovery of silver from a photographic fixer solution in an electrolytic cell is controlled so as to maintain a high current efficiency whilst minimizing...
Protective films on photographic images
Apparatus for forming durable polymer protection film over a photographic image on a receiver includes an ink jet print head for ejecting a polymer protection...
Ink jet printing process
An ink jet printing process for improving the light stability of an ink jet image comprising: providing an ink jet recording element comprising a support having...
Film optical image bar code reader
A bar code reader particularly useful in a photographic film scanner of the type employing a light source and CCD array for sensing the bar code elements....
Apparatus and method for conveying abrasive web of indeterminate length
An apparatus (10) for conveying abrasive web (16) of indeterminate length, such as photographic media, has first and second closely spaced rollers (12, 14) with...
Camera with film-door-lock indicator
A camera comprising a cartridge receiving chamber for a film cartridge with a film leader that can be advanced from the film cartridge in preparation for film...
Rotary engaging lens and mount assemblage
A rotary securing lens and mount assemblage has a lens and a mount for the lens which are secured to one another when the lens is rotated relative to the mount....
Polymer latexes with core-shell morphology
The present invention is a polymer latex that includes polymer particles having a core portion and a shell portion. The core portion contains polymerized...
Photographic element with porous membrane overcoat
A photosensitive photographic element is described which comprises a support having at least one ? hydrophilic silver halide containing layer. On the hydrophilic...
Conformable poly(dimethylsiloxne) coating as intermediate layer for fuser
A fuser member having a support metallic core and a layer of material formed over the metallic core, an intermediate layer, and an outer layer, the intermediate...
Print engine chassis for supporting a vacuum imaging drum
A print engine chassis comprising a sheet metal frame (12) and a filler material (54) of castable polymer. The chassis is fabricated by joining the interlocking...
Continuous ink jet system having non-circular orifices
A continuous ink jet printing system using asymmetrical heating of the fluid in which the nozzle bore (46, 76, 78) of the printhead preferably has a non-circular...
Printer and method for printing indicia on a compact disk using a plurality
of ink jet or laser rotatable print...
A printer and method for printing indicia on a disk. According to an embodiment of the invention, a printer comprises a plurality of elongate print heads...
Method for handling user and producer film unit customization data and
A method and system that handle user and producer photofinishing customization data for a film unit having a unique identifier. In the method, a user access code...
Compounds and synthesis process
Disclosed is a process for preparing 2,5-dicarbonamido phenol compounds comprising a step employing a 2-alkyl-6-nitro-benzoxazole to form a ...
The present invention provides a photographic element comprising a support bearing a light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer in association with an image...
Photographic transmission display materials with biaxially oriented
The invention relates to an photographic element comprising a transparent polymer sheet, at least one layer of biaxially oriented polyolefin sheet and at least...
Rapidly processable and directly viewable radiographic film with visually
High performance radiographic films exhibit visually adaptive contrast when imaged in radiographic imaging assemblies comprising an intensifying screen on both...
Method and apparatus for locating arrays with periodic structures relative
to composite images
The method for positioning an array with periodic structures, for forming an image thereon, comprises the following steps: (a) providing a first beam of light by...