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Dual format pre-objective scanner
A dual format pre-objective scanner optionally, usable as a laser printer, having an incident beam from input optics incident on a polygon tower which is...
Scene-based autofocus method
In a method of determining focus in an image capture system of the type having an image sensor, optics for forming an image of a scene on the image sensor, and...
Mandrel for forming a nozzle plate having orifices of precise size and
location and method of making the mandrel
A mandrel for forming a nozzle plate having orifices of precise size and location, and method of making the mandrel. The nozzle plate is formed by overcoating a...
Imaging element with biaxially oriented backside with improved surface
The invention relates to a imaging element comprising a layer of biaxially oriented sheet adhered to the bottom surface of a base wherein said biaxially oriented...
Photographic fixing composition with mixture of fixing agents and method
of rapid processing
Color photographic silver halide elements, such as color films, can be rapidly fixed using a fixing composition containing a mixture of thiosulfate and...
Yellow dye-containing developing/fixing monobath and method for
processing roomlight handleable black-and-white...
Black-and-white elements, such as radiographic films, can be processed in roomlight using a developing/fixing monobath composition that also includes a...
Method of rapid processing using a stabilizing solution
Color photographic films are processed using a final dye image stabilizing solution containing certain aromatic or heterocyclic aldehydes, acetals or ...
Positive-working direct write waterless lithographic printing members
and methods of imaging and printing using...
A lithographic imaging member has a support having thereon a melanophobic silicone copolymer layer and a contiguous surface melanophilic layer composed of an...
Method of fusing heat-softenable toner images
A method of fusing a heat-softenable toner image to a substrate in which a release oil is applied to the surface of a fusing member, the fusing member is...
Bipolar electrophotographic elements
A photoconductive element comprising an electrically conductive support and at least one active layer, said active layer comprising ...
Non-abrasive processing of printing plates
A printing plate processor for processing a printing plate having a substrate, a hydrophilic layer over the substrate and a processable ink-receiving layer over...
Ink printing with drop separation
A liquid ink, drop on demand page-width print-head comprises a semiconductor substrate, a plurality of drop-emitter nozzles fabricated on the substrate; an ink...
Control apparatus for film advance drive motor in a camera
A camera and method for controlling operation of the camera. The camera includes a film path for receiving a filmstrip and a transport mechanism for advancing...
Speech recognition camera utilizing a flippable graphics display
A camera for recognizing voice commands, and for visually displaying an image to be captured by the camera with camera operations performed thereon as instructed...
One-time-use camera preloaded with color negative film element
A one-time-use camera preloaded with a color negative silver halide photographic element is disclosed. The element is capable of producing images after imagewise...
Resolution enhancement system for digital images
An image processing system for providing edge enhancement of low resolution binary image files processes the low resolution data in sections or windows using a...
Maintenance of calibration of a photothermographic laser printer and
In a photothermographic laser imaging system including a laser printer for exposing photothermographic media to digital data, a thermal processor for thermally...
Simplified printer drive mechanism
A printer for transferring colorant from a donor web to a receiver web, includes a rotatable platen roller and a printhead having an energy transfer portion...
Pigmented ink jet inks for poly (vinylalcohol) receivers
Herein is disclosed a liquid ink jet ink for acetoacetylated poly(vinylalcohol) receivers comprising a carrier, a pigment and a hardener. A method of using the...
Thermally processable imaging element
A thermographic or photothermographic element is disclosed having a surface coating containing a film-forming binder overlying at least one major surface of the...
Reflective display material with biaxially oriented polyolefin sheet
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising a transparent polymer base, at least one layer of biaxially oriented polyolefin sheet and at least one...
Method for rapid photographic processing with maintained color balance
Color photographic papers can be more rapidly color developed (up to 25 seconds) in the presence of a color developing solution containing a 3-pyrazolidone...
Single layer bipolar electrophotographic element
A bipolar electrophotographic element comprising a) a single active bipolar photoconductive layer on an electrically conductive support and b) a diamond-like...
Green organic electroluminescent devices
An organic EL device, including an anode and a cathode, and at least one organic luminescent layer containing a compound of the formula: ##STR1## wherein:...
Performance recording media for recordable element using gold reflector
An optical disk with improved performance including a transparent substrate; and a recording layer over the substrate and a reflective layer formed of Au over...
Fuser member with vinyl and hydride containing polydimethylsiloxane
An adhesion layer disposed in a fuser member between an underlying base cushion layer and an outer release layer comprises the reaction product of vinyl- and...
Method for preparing an ink jet recording element
A method for making an ink jet recording element comprising simultaneously coating on a support the following layers in order: a) a nonionic, water-dispersible,...
Cassette for photosensitive material
A photographic cassette, has a core retainer to rotatably seat a photographic web roll core along an axis of the retainer. The cassette further has a housing...
Printing onto discs such as compact discs and the like
Apparatus is provided for digital printing images in annular-radial coordinates onto discs having an axis of rotation, the printing to occur between an inner...
Effect of air baffle design on mottle in solvent coatings
Apparatus for drying coated web material and preferably moving web material comprises a nozzle, means for supplying air to the nozzle and means to distribute the...
Technique for finding the histogram region of interest based on landmark
detection for improved tonescale...
Locating the region of interest (ROI) in the histogram of a digital radiographic image is a key component for the optimized presentation of the image, either in...
Free floating filter clamp
A filter clamp for retaining a filter, comprising a frame having an aperture to accommodate the filter, a clamp member having a clamp opening for alignment with...
Digital image processing with indication to user of hardcopy output
A digital image processor that establishes a boundary level of acceptable hardcopy print quality level based on selected image print size and printing...
Method for calibrating a photofinishing system and components for use in
such a method
An apparatus for calibrating a printer of a photofinishing system, comprising: (a) a reference film strip carrying at least one reference image; (b) a reference chart...
The present invention is ceramic article of stabilized zirconia wherein the stabilized zirconia has a molar ratio of rare earth oxide:zirconia of from 1:99 to...
Method of making a hybrid micro-electromagnetic article of manufacture
A method of making an article of manufacture comprising a hybrid silicon-based micro-electromagnetic light shutter includes providing a silicon body having a top...
Low replenishment color development using chloride ion-free color
An aqueous, homogeneous, single-part, chloride ion-free color developing concentrate comprises a color developing agent in free base form, an antioxidant for the...
Translucent display paper with biaxially oriented polyolefin sheets
The invention relates to an photographic element comprising a paper base, one layer of biaxially oriented polyolefin sheet and at least one image layer wherein...
Transmission duplitized display materials with biaxially oriented
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising a transparent polymer sheet, a biaxially oriented polyolefin sheet laminated to said transparent...
Aperture/shutter system and a stepper motor for use therein
An aperture/shutter system defining an optical path comprises a shutter mechanism operable at a first state to selectively block light along the optical path and...
Imaging apparatus with a motor component
According to one aspect of the present invention, an imaging apparatus includes an annular motor with a central opening and a plurality of lens elements...
Spoolless film takeup chamber with improved spooling spring
A spoolless film takeup chamber with a pair of expandable film coiling springs. The springs are flat springs coiled generally in a spiral configuration. The...
Image transfer apparatus and method using a seamed endless belt
A reproduction apparatus and method including a toner image bearing member (TIBM) and a seamed endless belt that is brought into transfer relationship with the...
Fuser for reproduction apparatus with minimized temperature droop
A fuser, for a reproduction apparatus, having at least one heated fuser roller operating at a setpoint temperature to permanently fix a marking particle image to...
Camera flash unit including a lens component with a toroidal surface
A reflector includes one closed end, one open end and highly reflecting curving walls. The walls are symmetrical about at least one axis of symmetry. The walls...
One-time-use camera with anti-backup pawl disengaged from film winder
during film loading
A subassembly for a one-time-use camera comprises a main body part that has a film take-up chamber adapted to receive a film spool and a film supply chamber for...
Printer using multiple light sources and monochrome LCD
A liquid crystal device for use in sequentially producing an image composed of three separable color plane images including a light diffuser including a sheet of...
Thermal dye transfer receiving element
A dye-receiving element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having on one side thereof a dye image-receiving layer comprising a vinyl latex polymer...
Photographic element comprising yellow dye-forming photographic coupler
The invention disclosed is a photographic element comprising a silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a dye-forming coupler having Formula 1...
Photographic elements containing 2-equivalent pyrazolone couplers and
process for their use
A photographic element contains at least one photosensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a 5-pyrazolone photographic coupler...