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Thermal printer with sensor for leading edge of receiver sheet
A thermal printer (10) is useful for printing onto a receiver sheet (22, 24, 26) having a leading edge and a trailing edge and includes an elongated rotatable...
Image sensor having ITO electrodes with overlapping color filters for
By designing pixels with highly transparent ITO electrodes and asymmetric gates such that as much light as possible falls upon a region covered by an ITO...
The present invention is a sintered ceramic article having an elemental composition including Zr, O, and at least one element selected from the group consisting...
Simultaneous coatings of wax dispersion containing lubricant layer and
transparent magnetic recording layer for...
The present invention is a method of producing an imaging support which includes providing a support, simultaneously coating on a side of the support; a...
Enhancement of organ wall motion discrimination via use of superimposed
Subtle changes in heart wall motion which may be symptomatic of coronary disease states are more easily discerned by acquiring a real time sequence of ultrasonic...
Thermal dye transfer printing of compact disc labels including a
circular recessed carrier
Apparatus for printing labels onto circular discs of predetermined diameter includes a linear printhead having a length equal to at least the diameter of the...
A batch mixer for mixing a container of concentrate and diluent, the batch mixer comprises a mixing tank; and a drawer assembly for delivering the concentrate to...
Circuit board reflow ovens
An electronic circuit board solder reflow device for heating flux and transporting the circuit board from further treatment includes a conveyor for transporting...
Film cartridge canister with sound device storage
A photographic film cartridge canister provided with an integrally formed, separate compartment for storage of a sound device, such as an IC sound card, used to...
Non-photographic strip having a base layer similar to a photographic
filmstrip and a magnetic recording layer
A non-photographic strip includes a base layer similar in properties and characteristics to a base layer of a known photographic filmstrip and a magnetic...
Three roller film winder and method
A three roller film winder and method for loading photographic film. In the method, a film cartridge is positioned in a cartridge chamber of a camera frame...
One-time-use camera with throw-away foldable carrier for flat battery
A compact camera such as a one-time-use camera comprises a camera body and a throw-away carrier-with-battery unit. The throw-away carrier-with-battery unit is...
Restoration of faded images
A method of restoring a color image comprised of one or more colorants and which image may have faded over time, which image is represented by an image signal....
Apparatus and method for identification of tissue regions in digital
A method of identifying tissue regions in a digital image representing a body part provides a digital image representing a body part having tissue regions. The...
Gap measuring apparatus and method
An apparatus and method to measure a gap width distance, specifically the distance between the lip of a coating hopper and the tangential edge of a coating...
Error minimization in interleaved error correcting codes
Digital data which has been error correcting code encoded includes a sequence of codeblocks, each having a sequence of symbols. The symbols of said codeblocks...
Optical drive apparatus for use with a multilayer optical data storage
An optical drive apparatus for use with a multilayer optical data storage device, includes: at least two spaced apart storage layers, each of such layers being...
Lenslet array system with a baffle structure and a shutter
A lenslet array system for imaging an associated object onto a final image plane includes (i) a first assembly including a baffle structure and a first lenslet...
Camera with slide-open closure flexed to release for opening
A photographic camera comprising a camera body, a chamber within the body, and a door for closing the chamber which is slidable open to uncover the chamber, is...
Page image and fault tolerance control apparatus for printing systems
A page image and fault tolerance control apparatus for print heads which may be implemented as a single digital head control ASIC. The head control ASIC provides the...
Nozzle placement in monolithic drop-on-demand print heads
An improved print head construction for maintaining wafer strength along the line of nozzles at approximately 50% of the normal wafer strength. This is achieved...
Dye sets for thermal imaging having improved color gamut
A multicolor dye-donor element for thermal dye transfer capable of producing improved color gamut comprising a support having thereon a set of sequential...
Use of a dichroic mirror antihalation layer for speed and sharpness boost
A heat processable film comprising: a base layer; a dichroic mirror layer; and a heat processable emulsion layer which is exposed by radiation having a predetermined...
Coating solution distribution apparatus
A coating method and apparatus for applying a liquid coating solution containing suspended particulates to a moving web which eliminates areas of stagnation in...
Apparatus for heating and venting a container
Apparatus for heating and venting a container. The apparatus has a heating station for the container. A heater is disposed to supply heat to the heating station....
Method and apparatus for reducing curl in wound rolls of photographic
A method for reducing curl in a stored photographic film which aids in preventing serious difficulties with downstream film transport and handling of the film....
Method for forming molded ceramic devices having embedded spiral coils
A method of fabricating a molded ceramic device having an embedded spiral coil, is disclosed which includes: forming grooves that provide portions of a spiral...
Alumina ceramic articles having cubic spinel on surfaces and methods for
preparing alumina ceramic articles and...
An alumina ceramic article and a method for preparing the article. The method comprises the steps of: (1) Compacting a mixture of a first concentration of particulate...
Platen roller sleeved with heat shrinking tube for improved color
registration in a platen-drive resistive...
A resistive thermal printer has a platen drive mechanism which includes (1) a thermal printhead having an array of selectively-activatable thermal elements and...
Apparatus and method for slitting thin webs
Knives (28, 30, 122) are held in tangential, resilient (106, 108) or fixed (132, 136) contact with a surface of an air bar (12-20) or air table (142); so that a...
Ladder tool caddy
Apparatus and method of transfering toner using non-marking toner and
A method and apparatus which forms a desired toner image on a receiver are disclosed. The method comprises transferring marking toner particles from an...
Copier apparatus and method with flexible source document entry scanning
with display of options for selection...
A copier apparatus and method includes a scanning station for electronically scanning a set of document sheets to be copied as a copy job. The scanning station...
Film advance mechanism for camera
A camera comprises a slide manually movable in a forward direction and in a reverse direction; a spool drive member adapted to be connected to a film spool for...
Method of adjusting image pixel values within an image sequence by
interpolation of target cumulative...
A method of interpolating a reference cumulative histogram for a source image located within an image sequence, the reference cumulative histogram to be used to...
Multi-element prism for optical heads
An apparatus for providing focus and tracking error signals for controlling an application of a radiation beam to a data track of an optical storage medium is...
Micromolded integrated ceramic light reflector
A micromolded integrated ceramic light reflector which can be totally integrated with drive and control electronics embedded on the same substrate for use with...
Shading correction on a CRT telecine
A process and system for forming a video image with a telecine transfer device is disclosed, the process comprising converting a photographic film image into...
Interactive video communication system
An interactive video communication system, includes a bi-directional communication channel; a central information facility connected to the communication...
Thermal dye transfer magnetic ID card
An identification card comprising a card stock comprising a plastic material having magnetic particles uniformly dispersed throughout, the card stock also having...
Process for the preparation of silver halide emulsions having iodide
A process is disclosed of preparing a photographically useful emulsion containing radiation-sensitive silver iodohalide grains. Silver halide grains having a...
Composite silver halide grains and processes for their preparation
A radiation sensitive emulsion is disclosed containing iridium doped composite silver halide grains comprised of (a) host portions having an average aspect ratio...
Cyan dye mixtures for thermal color proofing
A cyan dye-donor element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having thereon a dye layer comprising a mixture of cyan dyes dispersed in a polymeric...
It is well known that coating speeds are limited due to the onset of air entrainment. These limiting coating speeds have been found to be highest on solid...
Ink jet printing ink composition with detectable label material
An ink jet printing ink composition is disclosed for use with an ink jet printing apparatus comprising a printhead, an ink delivery system adapted to provide the...
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 and a...
Film canister with independent sealing surfaces
A reusable container for a photographic film includes a body section having an open end, and a cap for covering the open end including an engagement portion for...
Method for making ceramic tools for the production of micromagnets
A method for making ceramic, micro-electromechanical tools which can be used for the production of micromagnets with a multi-pole, micro-polarization pattern....
Robotic turret tool
A robotic turret tool for use with an industrial robot is mountable onto the spindle of the robot and capable of having multiple tools mounted thereto. The...
Photographic processor and method of operation
A modular photographic processor for processing a photosensitive material. The processor comprising a modular processing section containing at least one...