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Watertight body for accommodating a photographic camera
A watertight body for accommodating a photographic camera. The body has a first and a second body shell of rigid polymer material that can be joined together for...
Electro-optic modulator with passivation layer
An electro-optic modulator array (36). Electrode pairs 50 and 51 are mounted on a substrate (40). A layer of electronic grade glass (60) is deposited by electron...
Method and apparatus for writing elliptical spots on a thermal media
A system that includes multiple, elliptical writing spots produced by a single, integrated laser diode array head. The beams, generated by the array and shaped...
Plasticizers for dye-donor element used in thermal dye transfer
This invention relates to a dye-donor element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having thereon a dye layer comprising an image dye in a polymeric...
Photographic element containing dispersions of high dye-yield couplers
having improved photographic activity
Photographic element are described comprising a support bearing a photographic silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a micro-precipitated...
Photographic paper with iodochloride emulsion and disulfide compound
The invention relates to a photographic emulsion comprising silver iodochloride grains, said grains further comprising osmium and ruthenium, said grains...
Autoradiography assemblage using transparent screen
An assemblage useful for autoradiography comprising, in order, a sample layer containing a radioactively labeled biological sample in contact with a phosphor...
Photographic developing composition containing anti-sludging agent and
A processing composition includes a combination of two different mercapto-substituted anti-sludging agents. The first compound is a conventional...
Method and apparatus for magnetically preloading a ball bearing assembly
An apparatus for maintaining a predetermined positional relationship of a screw, the apparatus comprises a ball bearing track having a first and second track...
Wear resistant apparatus and method for translating a printing element
relative to a frame
An apparatus and method for translating a printing element relative to a frame has a wear resistant coating on translational rod bearings which support the...
Variable number multi-lamp flash carrier and camera
A multi-lamp flash carrier comprises a plurality of flash lamps and a lamp support for arranging the individual lamps in a spatial succession. The lamp support...
Magazine for film cartridges
An apparatus for receiving multiple film cartridges that, for processing of the filmstrips present in the film cartridges, can be attached to a processing...
Integral thermoplastic package for receiving an article
A package is formed from an integral sheet of a thermoplastic material having three tray portions including a middle tray portion and first and second end tray...
Bonded cast, pin-finned heat sink and method of manufacture
A high performance, high pin fin density heat sink (10) has mating first and second opposing base members (22, 24) having first and second pin fins (18, 20)...
Optical element having durability enhancing layer
An optical element is provide which has a durability enhancing layer. There is provided an optical disk comprising a support having on one surface thereof, in...
Compliant photoconductive image member and method of use
Toner images are formed electrophotographically on a photoconductive imaging member and electrostatically transferred to a receiving surface. Electrostatic...
Dual processing module for photosensitive material
A processing apparatus for processing of photographic material, the apparatus comprises a first plurality of successive processing tanks, each containing a...
Translational electromagnetic camera shutter for variable aperture
A shutter is disclosed having a shutter blade frame comprised of two spaced apart rails, each rail incorporating at least one magnet section. Individual pairs of...
Camera with built-in support
A camera comprising a housing a having a top and a bottom, and a support for one's forearm and/or wrist, is characterized in that the bottom of the housing is...
Film winding fixture for use with a film cartridge and method
A method of prewinding film from a film cartridge having a rotatable spool for allowing a contained film to be thrust from the confines of the cartridge after a...
Camera with variable format viewfinder
A camera comprising a pair of front and rear viewfinder openings with a similar aspect ratio which defines a field of view through the front and rear viewfinder...
Compact camera with flip-up multi-lamp flash wheel
A compact camera comprising a camera body, a multi-lamp flash unit supported for movement relative to the camera body to advance respective flash lamps...
Diffraction-based direct read during write using magneto-optic recording
A magneto-optic head for reading and writing information on a magneto-optic recording medium so that diffraction effects can be monitored during writing is...
Magnetic head interface having a single narrow band of contact for
longitudinal edge track record/reproduce on...
Photographic apparatus for recording/reproducing information in a magnetic region along an edge of photographic film, the apparatus comprising: a magnetic head...
Lenticular image displays with extended depth
A method of forming a virtual integrated lenticular image, and a virtual lenticular imaging apparatus, which allow forming an integrated lenticular image which...
Index print attachable to an image recording medium
An image recording medium, such as a photographic negative filmstrip, has recorded thereon a plurality of images. An index print includes a support sheet on...
Film scanner mount assembly for a solid state sensor
Mounting of a solid state imaging sensor in a film scanner support body with an axis of the sensor in precision alignment with a scan axis of the scanner. The...
Electronic camera having a processor for mapping image pixel signals
into color display pixels
An electronic camera uses a relatively more complex digital image processing technique in a still image mode to produce high quality still images, and a...
Method for constructing a light-emitting diode printhead with a multiple
DPI resolution driver IC
A method for connecting selected bonding pads of a universal current driver IC supporting a maximum resolution, e.g., 600 DPI, with the appropriate bonding pads...
Computer program product for generating a soft edge on a digital mask
A computer program product for inputting a desired soft edge into a digital mask comprises a computer readable storage medium having a computer program stored...
Photographic reversal process prebleach concentrate
A conditioning or bleach accelerating solution is prepared by diluting a concentrate up to 25 times. The concentrate contains a formaldehyde bisulfite precursor...
High temperature color development of photographic silver bromoiodide
color negative films using stabilized...
Silver bromoiodide color negative films can be rapidly color developed using heat stabilized color developing solutions kept at high temperatures with minimal...
Imaging element comprising an electrically-conductive layer containing
metal antimonate and non-conductive...
The present invention is a multilayer imaging element which includes a support, at least one image-forming layer, a transparent magnetic layer and a transparent...
Method for preparing a zirconia/zirconium diboride composite
Preparing an electrically conductive ceramic composite by the steps of: 1) mixing and milling tetragonal zirconia alloy or a composite of zirconia-alumina with...
Method of forming photographic dispersion
This invention provides an oil-in-water emulsion, particularly a photographic dispersion, having a reduced droplet size in the oil phase obtained by an increase...
Base for a tethered digital camera
A base assembly for supporting a digital camera includes a weighted plate having a frictional surface for contacting a supporting surface and constraining the...
Externally driveable cassette with knife for cutting photosensitive
material and latching cassette drive
A cassette (10) includes a sliding knife (52) having a slot (70) which slides past a driven pinion (72). Slot (70) includes a curved trailing edge (76) with a...
Camera with a water resistant housing
Visual exposure indicating system
A film cassette includes a cassette body, a film spool onto which can be wound a strip of film drive disk coupled directly to the film spool, and an indicator...
Relating to photographic processing apparatus
Photographic processing apparatus in which both exposing and processing stages of a photographic process are combined to form a single unit or linked so that a...
One-way winder, film advance and camera
A one-way winder having a body defining a bifurcated guideway. The guideway has a trunk and first and second branches. The guideway has at least one portal...
Illuminant color detection
A method for determining the color of an illuminant of a scene includes the steps of: forming a color digital image of the scene; forming a chromaticity bitmap...
Automated method and system for image segmentation in digital
An image segmentation method for segmenting various regions of digital radiographic images first uses progressively smoothing techniques to generate smoothed...
Interline sensor employing photocapacitor gate
An interline sensor is constructed using photocapacitors. The vertical shift register of the interline sensor is operated in a uniphase mode, i.e., holding one...
Optical assembly having a dual purpose focus
An optical assembly includes a lens assembly having a lens barrel for supporting a lens along an optical axis, an optical base having an opening aligned with the...
A zoom lens comprises a plurality of lens elements arranged into three lens units. More specifically, there is a first lens unit of positive refractive power, a...
Beamsplitter/staggerer for multi-beam laser printers
A beamsplitter/staggerer (24) for multi-beam laser printers is disclosed. The multi-beam laser printer is comprised of the beamsplitter/staggerer (24), a spatial...
H-sync to pixel clock phase detection circuit
An H-sync to pixel clock phase detection circuit comprising: a programmable delay line for delaying an H-sync signal; a differential clock driver circuit for...
Inertia and windage reduction for imaging apparatus with rotation write
An imaging apparatus has a support shoe with an at-least-partially cylindrical inner surface for receiving a recording media. A rotor is simultaneously rotatable...
Data-dependent thermal compensation for an LED printhead
Apparatus for estimating LED printhead junction temperature as a function of an input data stream, and for automatically compensating the printhead drive signal...