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Monocomponent developer comprising surface treated toners
A monocomponent electrostatographic developer is disclosed. The developer contains a negative charging toner wherein the toner particle surface contains...
Method of making a color filter array by colorant transfer and etch
A method of making a color filter array on a first substrate having an array of pixels, comprising the steps of: providing a transferable colorant on a second...
Apparatus for stacking sheet products at an offset from one another
An apparatus (1) for depositing sheet products (39, 40) at an offset has a deposition tray (2) that can be rotated alternately by 180 degrees in opposite...
Delivery unit of a copying apparatus
A delivery unit (1) of a copying apparatus is equipped with a paper delivery tray (2), provided in a top cover (4). The paper delivery tray (2) consists of at...
Web spooling equipment has an improved means for closing a preform shell about a film spool or similar object. The improved equipment utilizes a rotatably...
Instability detection for corona chargers
A corona charger in an electrostatographic reproduction apparatus includes a coronode and a power supply applying a voltage to the coronode. A detector detects...
Apparatus and method for recording on separate film frames right and
left picture-taking positions of...
Respective image representations of a scene in front of a camera are recorded on a recording medium, such as a filmstrip, when the camera is at two separated...
Photographic camera having a double exposure protection device combined
with a film cartridge indicator
A camera for use with a film cartridge having a retractable lip portion that is retracted upon exposure of film in the cartridge, and that is fully extended...
Dual wheel frame counter
A dual wheel frame counter comprises a tenths counter wheel having a series of ten or less evenly spaced units and respective evenly spaced actuated members...
Method and apparatus for multiple address recording with brightness and
exposure time control
A non-impact recording apparatus and method is described for recording pixels on a recording medium by recording sub-pixel recording portions of the pixel...
Digital resampling integrated circuit for fast image resizing
A resampling application specific integrated circuit (RSA) supports image interpolation or decimation by any arbitrary factor in order to provide flexibility,...
Bandwidth reduction in writeable optical data storage apparatus
Apparatus for reading data from an optical medium having improved settling time characteristics and reduced bandwidth requirements is disclosed. The apparatus...
Tilt error signal producing apparatus using multiple tracking error
An apparatus for producing a tilt error signal representative of the tilt of an optical disk is disclosed. The apparatus includes a source of laser light for...
A lens system comprises, in order from a first side to a second side four lens elements. They are: a first, positive power lens element having its convex surface...
Apparatus and method for production of signatures
In a copier/printer, production of signatures with high productivity is provided by storing in a job image buffer (JIB) image data in compressed form...
Illumination control system for a film scanner
In a telecine film scanner having an aperture area setting servo loop to establish output light intensity in response to commanded light intensity settings...
Photofinishing system having customized customer order payment feature
A consumer interactive apparatus and method for ordering photofinishing services for a photosensitive film. The photosensitive film is provided with a device for...
Producing and improved digital image from digital signals corresponding
to pairs of photosites
Apparatus is disclosed for processing a digitized image obtained from an image sensor having color photosites aligned in rows and columns that generate at least...
Laser printer with low fill modulator array and high pixel fill at a
An imaging apparatus for a laser thermal printer (1) provides 100% fill at a media plane (60). The imaging apparatus (10) comprises a laser array (12), and...
Interleaving thermal printing with discontiguous dye-transfer tracks on
an individual multiple-source printhead...
A multiple-source array for use in thermal printing uses source interleaving to avoid overlapping of the dye-transfer tracks upon the donor material in a single...
Nozzle clearing procedure for liquid ink printing
A method of clearing nozzles of thermally activated drop on demand printing head which have been blocked by dried ink by applying a consecutive sequence of...
Integrated fault tolerance in printing mechanisms
Printing heads with a multitude of printing actuators which also include integrated drive circuitry can have poor manufacturing yield and reduced operating life...
Sensitization of selenium and iridium emulsions
The invention is generally accomplished by a method of sensitizing comprising providing tabular silver bromoiodide grains or bromoiodide grains doped with Se and...
Photographic elements with j-aggregating carbocyanine infrared
The present invention provides a photographic element comprising an infrared light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer containing silver halide grains that...
Transparent lubricious overcoat containing fluoropolymer microparticles
for transparent magnetic recording...
The present invention is a photographic element which includes polyester film support and at least one light-sensitive silver halide layer on a front side of the...
Electrostatographic apparatus and method for improved transfer of small
Unexpectedly good transfer of electrophotographically-produced images using small toner particles occurs when the image is developed on an electrostatographic...
Apparatus and method for separating spliced strips of photographic film
A semi automatic film de-splicer that non-destructively separates film strips from splice tapes attached to the film strips with thermal adhesive. A...
Multilayer system comprising a diamond layer, an interphase and a
metallic substrate, and a method for...
The present invention concerns a novel multilayer system comprising a diamond layer, and the method of manufacturing this multilayer system. The invention concerns a...
A fuser for fixing particulate imaging material to a receiver sheet, includes two rollers which engage each other at a fixing nip, wherein pressure is used in...
Automatic identification of accessories in a reproduction apparatus
In a reproduction apparatus embodying a marking engine including a logic and control unit for controlling the operation of the reproduction apparatus and at...
Alternative camera carry-strap and lens cap
A camera comprising a taking lens, and a carry-strap and associated lens cap attached to the camera. The carry-strap is configured to be looped around the camera...
Horizontal head assembly and suspension method for magnetically coated
In a photographic system including means for magnetically recording/reproducing data relative to magnetically coated film, an assembly for conforming a thin film...
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...
Two roller film scroller and method
A method and apparatus for loading photographic film. In the method, a curling guide is introduced into a supply chamber of a film holder. An inner roller is...
Method and apparatus for creating storing and producing
three-dimensional font characters and performing...
A system and method for creating three-dimensional or depth image font text characters using graphic three-dimensional object creation techniques and graphics...
Extended printer control interface
An improved printer control interface, for use with computer printing system of the type having a central processor, an operating system, a host application, a...
Method for bandwidth reduction in writeable optical data storage
A method for reading data from an optical medium having improved settling time characteristics and reduced bandwidth requirements, including producing a gain...
Lens system with reduced sensitivities and a method of manufacturing
A lens system has nominal focal length and aberrations and includes a plurality of lens components defined by design parameter values and a special airspace...
Control system for automatic intensity adjustment of light emitters of a
sheet sensor device
A control system for an optical sheet sensor device, including at least one light emitter and at least one light detector associated therewith for sensing a...
High frequency image capturing device
Apparatus for processing analog image signals comprising: a plurality of analog image signal channels, each channel including a variable gain amplifier and a high...
Method and apparatus for color-correcting multi-channel signals of a
Multi-channel color image signals from a digital camera having multi-channel image sensors are corrected to account for variations in scene illuminant. This is...
Positioning system timing synchronization
In an apparatus having a clock and a movable stage, a method of synchronizing the occurrence of the stage reaching a target velocity or target location with the...
Driver IC with automatic token direction self-sensing circuitry
In an LED printhead or the like, a plurality of LED arrays are arranged in a row. Opposite the LED arrays are driver IC chips providing current in respective...
Device for fluid supply of a micro-metering device
A micro-metering device 12 is subdivided into a fluid supply container 15 and a fluid compartment 14 by a partition wall 22. The partition wall 22 is at a...
Ink jet halftoning with different ink concentrations
Cyan and magenta (and black for CC'MM'YK printing) are halftoned with four levels per pixel by dividing the range of pixel intensities into three equal bands. In...
Image sensor having ITO electrodes with an ONO layer
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...
Solid-state imager with container LOD implant
A CCD pixel 10 has an antiblooming structure including a lateral overflow drain 36 of one conductivity. The drain 36 is mounted on one side by a heavy dope...
Coated internally reflecting optical element
An optical element having a light carrying medium through which light can propagate by total internal reflection. The light carrying medium has at least one...
Thermal dye transfer system with polyester ionomer receiver
A thermal dye transfer assemblage comprising: (a) a dye-donor element comprising a support having thereon a dye layer comprising a dye dispersed in a polymeric...
Compact isolation and antiblooming structure for full-frame CCD image
sensors operated in the accumulation mode
By introducing an n-type drain implant substantially below the surface of the p-type substrate of a full frame image sensor, then enclosing the drain on the...