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A shutter mechanism for a camera having an integrally molded plastic frame is provided. The shutter mechanism includes a high energy lever (HEL) having an arm...
Commodity distributing locker apparatus
A set of lockers allows a customer to drop off commodities for a service company to pick up. An order is input using an operation screen, and an order sheet...
Extruded, tiered high fin density heat sinks and method of manufacture
An extruded, tiered high fin density heat sink (10) uses extruded first base, second base and bridging elements (12, 16, 14) having an arrangement of closely...
Method for closing a preform shell about a film spool or similar object
An apparatus and method for closing a perform shell about a wound film spool or similar object has a jaw assemblage having a pair of jaw members. The jaw members...
Outer cover for one-time-use camera
Cleaning brush having insulated fibers with conductive cores and a
conductive backing and method apparatus of...
An electrostatographic imaging apparatus and method for cleaning remnant toner. An intermediate transfer member (ITM) is in transfer relation to a primary...
One-time-use camera with temporary motor defeat during camera manufacture
A one-time-use camera including a main body part with a cartridge receiving chamber for a film cartridge and a film roll chamber for an unexposed filmstrip that...
Segmentation-based method for motion-compensated frame interpolation
A method of motion compensated frame interpolation wherein an intermediate image frame is generated between two image frames in a motion image sequence. The...
Microfluidic printing independent of orientation
A microfluidic printing apparatus includes at least one ink reservoir; a structure defining a plurality of chambers arranged so that the chambers form an array...
One-pot synthesis of pyrazolotriazole photographic dye forming color
couplers and coupler intermediates
Photographic pyrazolotriazole dye forming coupler compounds of coupler intermediate compounds can be readily prepared in a single reaction medium by reacting...
Ink jet inks containing block copolymers of polyethylene oxide and
A liquid ink jet ink wherein said ink is non-gelling and comprises a carrier, a pigment and a solid block copolymer of ethylene oxide and propylene oxide having...
Silver halide element containing triazole inhibitors
This invention relates to a photographic element comprising a support having situated thereon at least one silver halide emulsion layer, the element further...
Tight wrapped photographic element containing a high dye-yield coupler
The invention provides a tightly wrapped photographic element comprising a support bearing at least one photographic silver halide emulsion having associated...
Photographic fixing composition containing an oxadiazolethione and
method of rapid photographic processing
Color photographic silver halide elements, such as color films, can be rapidly fixed using a fixing composition containing a thiosulfate fixing agent, and...
Spacer beads for laser ablative imaging
An ablative recording element comprising a support having thereon a dye layer comprising a dye dispersed in a polymeric binder and solvent, the dye layer having...
Electrophotographic apparatus with improved blue sensitivity
An electrophotographic apparatus with improved blue sensitivity comprises: a) a charging means; b) an exposure means, which includes light of a wavelength...
Fuser belts with improved release and gloss
A fusing belt that comprises: a seamless polyimide substrate; and coated thereon, a surface layer comprising a hexafluoroisopropylidene-2,2-bis-phthalic...
Performance recording media for recordable element using silver reflector
An optical disk with improved stability and performance including a transparent substrate; and a recording layer over the substrate and a reflective layer formed...
Photographic element with indicia on oriented polymer back sheet
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising a paper base, at least one photosensitive silver halide layer, and a layer of biaxially oriented...
Film exposure status indicator for a film cartridge
A film exposure status indicator 10,78 for a film cartridge 11 to indicate whether a filmstrip on a spool 18 within the cartridge has been at least partially...
Apparatus for feeding strips coated with a fusion adhesive on one of
their surfaces to a sheet-stack binding...
Apparatus for feeding strips coated with a fusion adhesive on one of their surfaces to a sheet-stack binding apparatus, in particular, for the binding of loose...
Compact camera with frame counter and viewfinder integrated to conserve
A compact camera which comprises a viewfinder having a pair of spaced front objective and rear eye lenses for viewing a subject to be photographed when one's eye...
Method for adding personalized text and/or graphics to composite digital
A method and system for combining a prestored digital image with personalized text and/or graphics including a media for use therewith. The media is constructed...
Method for calibrating a multi-channel imaging system
In a high speed video capture and display system including an N.sub.channels channel sensor for producing N.sub.channels parallel analog video signals,...
Multi-mode digital camera with computer interface using data packets
combining image and mode data
A digital camera, which captures images and transfers the captured images to a host computer, includes an image sensor exposed to image light for capturing the...
Organic electroluminescent image display panel with multiple barriers
An organic electroluminescent (EL) image display panel is disclosed which has a light transmissive electrically insulative support, a plurality of parallel...
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 layercomprising a water-dispersible...
Water-soluble non-interactive carboxyl polymers for desalting and
concentrating silver halide photographic...
A method is disclosed for washing silver halide photographic emulsions, including desalting and/or concentrating, based on depletion phase separation mechanism,...
Photographic elements containing cyan dye-forming coupler, coupler
solvent and bisphenol derivative
The invention provides a photographic element comprising a light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer containing a cyan dye-forming coupler of formula (I), a...
Photographic element containing a yellow DIR coupler
A photographic element comprises a support bearing at least one silver halide emulsion and at least one acylacetanilide yellow dye-forming DIR coupler of...
Stain resistant protective overcoat for imaging elements
The present invention is an imaging element including a support, having at least one image forming layer, and having at least one stain resistant overcoat layer....
Controlling bending stiffness in photographic paper
The invention relates to a method of providing a photographic imaging element having a bending stiffness between 150 and 250 millinewtons and a caliper thickness...
Dual sided photographic album leaf and method of making
A unitary dual sided album leaf and method of making the same. The method includes the steps of: providing an image retaining media having an image forming side...
Camera with built-in deployable support
A camera has a housing with a bottom face and a front face. A support leg is pivotable away from the bottom face of the housing and a handle is pivotable away...
High capacity compressed document image storage for digital color
A high capacity compressed document image storage apparatus for color printing systems. The compressed document storage system is highly suited for use with high ...
Vacuum imaging drum with an optimized surface
The present invention is for an imaging processing apparatus (10) for thermal print medium. The image processor apparatus (10) comprises a vacuum imaging drum...
Method and apparatus for dynamically sizing and operating enable groups
of thermal elements in a printer
Both a method and apparatus are provided for sizing and operating enable groups of thermal elements in a thermal printer to allow the printer to be operated by...
Method of fabricating a image sensor having ITO electrodes with
overlapping color filters for increased sensitivity
By incorporating an ITO electrode which is more transparent than polysilicon, and designing the pixel such that it has asymmetric gates with as much as possible...
Photographic element having a annealable transparent magnetic recording
This invention relates to a silver halide photographic element comprising a support having a frontside and a backside; a light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer...
Electrically conductive layer comprising microgel particles
The present invention is an imaging element which includes a support, an image forming layer superposed on the support; and an antistatic layer superposed on the...
Color photographic film with a plurality of grain populations in its red
recording layer unit
A color photographic element is disclosed comprised of a transparent film support and, coated on the support, a red recording layer unit containing the latent...
Imaging element with thin biaxially oriented color layer
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising a paper base, at least one photosensitive silver halide layer, a layer of polymer sheet between said...
Photographic fixing composition and method of rapid photographic
Color photographic silver halide elements, such as color films, can be rapidly fixed using a fixing composition containing a mixture of thiosulfate and...
Copy restrictive color-negative photographic print media
A color-negative photographic print medium for restricting the copying of an image in the medium utilizing a pattern of removable color-subtractive microdots...
Metal complex for ink jet ink
An ink jet ink composition comprising water, a humectant, and a polyvalent transition metal complex of 8-heterocyclylazo-5-hydroxyquinoline.
Printer and receiver supply tray adapted to sense amount of receiver
therein and method thereof
A printer and receiver supply tray adapted to sense amount of receiver therein, and method thereof. The printer comprises a print head for printing an image on...
Camera with frame counter readable at separate locations
A camera comprising a rear opening, and a flexible web frame counter supported for movement to be within direct view through the opening to see exposure related...
Compact camera with frame counter made flexible to conserve space
A compact camera comprising a frame counter disk supported for rotation to indicate the number of exposures remaining to be made on a filmstrip, is characterized...
One-time-use camera with anti-backup mechanism to prevent reverse
unwinding rotation of film winder
A camera comprising a film winding thumbwheel supported for rotation in a film winding direction and an opposite film unwinding direction, an anti-backup wheel...
Rotating hook film loader and method
Method and apparatus for loading a filmstrip. The method includes the steps of: propelling the filmstrip into a cylindrical film space; curling the filmstrip...