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Methods and apparatus for correcting banding of imaged regular patterns
A multi-channel imaging head is calibrated in accordance with a pre-determined regular pattern to minimize swath-to-swath and inter-swath variations during the...
Image sensor with charge multiplication
An image sensor includes an array of pixels arranged into two or more subarrays and each subarray captures charge; and an output charge-coupled device that...
Encapsulated mordant particle dispersion and method of preparing
The present invention discloses a method of making core-shell polymer particles, comprising forming a linking-group-containing polymer by derivatizing a...
Photopatternable deposition inhibitor containing siloxane
An atomic-layer-deposition process for forming a patterned thin film comprising providing a substrate, applying a photopatternable deposition inhibitor material...
Continuous printing using temperature lowering pulses
A printer includes a printhead and a source of liquid. The printhead includes a nozzle bore. The liquid is under pressure sufficient to eject a column of the...
Nonuniform mask circulation for irregular page advance
A method for reducing banding artifacts in a printed image, including irregularly advancing a media that will be printed upon while employing an entire single...
Edge mapping using panchromatic pixels
A method of enhancing a full-color image of a scene includes capturing an image of the scene using a two-dimensional sensor array having both color and...
System and method for managing images over a communication network
A system and method for creating an electronic icon containing information unique to a particular user including information allowing access with respect to a...
Digital camera incorporating a sharpness predictor
A method for determining a sharpness predictor for an input digital image includes determining one or more image metrics by analyzing the input digital image;...
Method and apparatus for multi-color printing using a rosette or diamond
halftone screen for one or more of the...
A method and apparatus for processing image data representing a color separation or mono-color image includes processing the color separation image data or...
Back illuminated sensor with low crosstalk
A back-illuminated image sensor includes a sensor layer having a frontside and a backside opposite the frontside. An insulating layer is situated adjacent the...
Solid-state area illumination system
A solid-state area illumination system includes multiple LED devices, each LED device is formed on a separate substrate and each LED device emits differently...
Foamed image receiver
The present invention relates to an image receiver element comprising a single low density layer, wherein the single low density layer comprises non-crosslinked...
Inkjet printing using protective ink
A method for modifying an input digital image having one or more color channels corresponding to one or more color inks and a protective ink channel...
Fluid ejector having an anisotropic surface chamber etch
A method of forming a fluid chamber and a source of fluid impedance includes providing a substrate having a surface; depositing a first material layer on the...
Image record trend identification for user profiles
Systems and methods for generating user profiles based at least upon an analysis of image content from digital image records are provided. The image content...
Image recording element comprising encapsulated mordant particles
The present invention discloses an ink printing method using an image-recording element, which provides an image having excellent image quality and superior dry...
Method for printing with an accelerating printhead
A method for printing input digital images using an inkjet printing system having a first and second drop ejector arrays for ejecting drops of a particular ink,...
Addition of new images to an image database by clustering according to
date/time and image content and...
A database has chronologically ordered images classified into event groups based upon a time difference threshold, and into subgroups based upon a similarity...
Printing of optical elements by electrography
Electrographic printing of one or more optical elements having a particular profile by electrographic techniques. Such electrographic printing comprises the...
Image processing based on ambient air attributes
A method of processing a digital image captured by a camera includes providing an ambient air measuring device associated with the camera; using the ambient air...
Multilevel halftone screen and sets thereof
A three-dimensional halftone screen is provided that is suited for multilevel printing. The three-dimensional halftone screen includes a plurality of planes each...
Interline CCD implementation of hybrid two color per pixel architecture
An image sensor includes at least first and second photo-sensitive regions; a color filter array having at least two different colors that selectively absorb...
Image sensor and image capture system with extended dynamic range
An image sensor includes a plurality of pixels; a color filter pattern spanning at least a portion of the pixels, wherein the color filter pattern forms a color...
Interpolation of panchromatic and color pixels
A method for forming a final digital color image, includes: capturing an image using an image sensor having panchromatic pixels and color pixels corresponding to...
Digital camera, gain-computing device and method
To determine a more appropriate WB gain. A first image data, which is obtained by way of photographing essentially the same subject as that of a main image...
Azinium salts as splayant for layered materials
The present invention relates to a splayant, that is, an intercalant/exfoliant, comprising an azinium compound capable of splaying a layered material.
Method for making a lithographic plate
Process for the posttreatment of an imaged lithographic printing plate comprising (a) providing a lithographic printing plate comprising image areas and...
Fusible inkjet recording element and related methods of coating and
An inkjet recording element comprises a support having thereon at least one ink-receiving layer, including a porous fusible layer comprising fusible polymeric...
Glossy inkjet recording element on absorbent paper
An inkjet recording element comprising an absorbent support, a porous base layer nearest the support and comprising precipitated calcium carbonate, a porous...
Method and apparatus for rapidly heating printing plates
Rapid heating of a lithographic printing plate is achieved by feeding the printing plate along a substantially curved path that is adjacent to one or more curved...
Inkjet printing system and fluorinated ink
An inkjet printing system, comprising an inkjet printer and an ink composition comprising: (a) water; (b) dispersed pigment particles; (c) a humectant; and (d)...
Continuous ink jet printer with modified actuator activation waveform
A drop generator is operated to form large-volume and small-volume droplets by providing a droplet generator having a nozzle and an adjustable stimulation...
Printer control system and method for changing print mask height
A system and a method for improving the quality of prints using a print mask for a printer with at least one printhead with a plurality of dot forming elements...
Pick-arm member to detect media amount
An imaging system includes a media holder configured to hold a plurality of sheets of media. A pick arm, including a pick roller, is positioned to contact an...
Document transport apparatus
A method of scanning documents obtains the document that is to be scanned from an input tray, transports the document at a transport velocity past a scanner to...
Hybrid optical head for direct engraving of flexographic printing plates
An optical imaging head for direct engraving of flexographic printing plates, comprising: at least two groups of radiation sources, each group comprising at...
Hotkey function in digital camera user interface
A digital camera comprising: a display; means for displaying on the display a menu of user selectable options; first user activated means for sequentially...
Asymmetrical digital filters for dot gain adjustments
A method for adjusting dot-gain for a halftone binary bitmap file comprises inputting a halftone binary bitmap file consisting of binary pixels (400) to an...
Multi-layer imageable element with improved properties
Positive-working imageable elements comprise a radiation absorbing compound and inner and outer layers on a substrate having a hydrophilic surface. The inner...
Extruded open-celled ink-receiving layer comprising hydrophilic polymer
for use in inkjet recording
An inkjet recording element comprising a support extrusion coated with a porous hydrophilic material. The composition comprises a hydrophilic thermoplastic...
Continuous printing apparatus having improved deflector mechanism
A printing system includes a liquid drop ejector, a fluid flow device, and a fluid flow source. The liquid drop ejector is operable to eject liquid drops having...
Printhead and method for controlling temperatures in drop forming
An apparatus and method for controlling temperature profiles in ejection mechanisms is provided. A heater includes a first resistor segment having an electrical...
Concentrating a liquid ink jet ink to transfer to a receiver member
In an apparatus for printing images on a moving primary imaging member by jetting ink, containing a fluid and marking particles, in an image-wise fashion onto...
Adjusting digital image exposure and tone scale
A method of adjusting exposure of a digital camera based on range information, including a digital camera capturing a first digital image at a selected exposure...
Digital printing apparatus for producing prints at high speed
A high speed digital printing apparatus having an imaging member, an ink jet head capable of image-wise jetting ink onto the imaging member, a mechanism for...
Jetting module installation and alignment apparatus
A mechanism for aligning the jetting module in a continuous inkjet printhead and for making fluid and electrical connections to the jetting module without...
Camera configurable for autonomous operation
The present disclosure relates to an image capture device and a technique for capturing an image. The technique includes selecting at least one subject displayed...
An imaging apparatus includes an image sensor; a strobe unit; a preliminary. illumination controller which instructs the strobe unit to preliminarily illuminate...
Method for controlling stack-advancing in a reproduction apparatus
The present invention relates to a method for providing paper stack level calibration in a reproduction apparatus. According to various aspects of the invention,...