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Apparatus and method for current control in H-Bridge load drivers
An electronic current control circuit is provided. This electronic circuit comprises a power-supply, an H-Bridge module connected to a load, and a current sensor...
Solvent softening to allow die placement
Exemplary embodiments provide methods and systems for assembling electronic devices, such as integrated circuit (IC) chips, by selectively and seating IC...
Electrostatographic apparatus having improved transport member
The present invention is an electrostatographic reproduction apparatus which includes a primary imaging member for producing an electrostatic latent image on a...
Method of sharpening using panchromatic pixels
A method of sharpening a full-color image of a scene includes capturing an image of the scene using a two-dimensional sensor array having both color and...
Producing low resolution images
A method of processing an array of pixels captured by an image capture device, includes providing a first two-dimensional array having first and second groups of...
Processing images having color and panchromatic pixels
A method of processing an array of pixels captured by an image capture device, having a first two-dimensional array of pixels from the image capture device, some...
Inkjet recording element
The present invention relates to an inkjet recording element showing good dye keeping in time and then good image stability. Said element comprises a support and...
Determining sharpness predictors for a digital image
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;...
Dual focal length lens system
A dual focal length optical system includes a first optical system and a second optical system. The first optical system is positioned along an optical axis and...
Archival imaging system
An external memory system for use with an imaging system, and methods for archiving digital content are provided. The external memory system has a communications...
Methods for imaging and processing negative-working imageable elements
An imaged and developed element, such as a lithographic printing plate, is provided by infrared radiation imaging of a negative-working imagable element having...
Fixing of toner images for duplex printing
Toner images applied on the first-side and on the second-side of a substrate are fixed together by microwaves, by being heated to a final fixing temperature, and...
MEMS printhead based compressed fluid printing system
A method and apparatus for delivering a mixture of compressed fluid and marking material and depositing the marking material in a pattern onto a substrate,...
Media advance calibration
A method of calibrating a media advance in a printer includes providing a mask to specify a printing configuration of a calibration target; forming a media feed...
Card with embedded bistable display having short and long term information
A transaction card system includes a transaction cared with a display tag for displaying short term information, the character display having optical states that...
In an imaging device, a photographic scene is automatically determined with high accuracy. Distance information is acquired, through a TTL-AF, from an image...
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...
Aerodynamic error reduction for liquid drop emitters
A method is disclosed for forming a liquid pattern including forming non-print drops by applying non-print drop forming energy pulses during a unit time period,...
Monolithic printhead with multiple rows of inkjet orifices
An inkjet apparatus and method are provided. The inkjet printing apparatus includes a dual row of ink orifices in an integral inkjet printhead. The method...
Adaptive input-cell circuitry useful in configurable electronic
A method for operating an input-cell comprises: receiving a sensor input signal, a digital-bias first control input and a second control input and, using a first...
Producing an extended dynamic range digital image
A method of producing a digital image with extended dynamic range, includes capturing at least a first full resolution digital image of a scene; combining pixels...
Toner-based noise reduction in electrostatography
In the method, a digital image is received. A granularity model is constructed of each of the toner stations. A noise table is produced. The noise table is based...
Image sequence stabilization method and camera having dual path image
In an image sequence stabilization method and a camera, a sequence of input digital images are captured. The sequence of input digital images is replicated to...
Digital camera providing image processing for an attachable printer
A digital imaging system is provided that includes a digital camera and a color printer. The digital camera comprises: a housing; an image sensor adapted to...
Toner manufacturing method
The present invention is a method of manufacturing toner particles that includes providing a first emulsion of a first aqueous phase comprising a pore...
Marking enhancement layer for toner receiver element
The invention relates to a toner receiver element comprising a marking enhancement layer comprising inorganic particles and a polymer film-forming binder.
Jet printer with enhanced print drop delivery
Disclosed is a jet printing method, which includes firing printing fluid drops and deflecting them. The drops are then deflected again in a second direction,...
Scanner metamerism correction
A method for automatically compensating for scanner metamerism errors associated with scanning input images using a digital color image scanner, wherein the...
Method for refurbishing cyclindrical members
The present invention provides a method of resurfacing a cylindrical member in a printer having a fuser member that is externally heated by a heater roller. The...
Adjustable drop placement printing method
A method of printing includes associating a pixel area of a recording medium with a nozzle and a time interval during which a fluid drop ejected from the nozzle...
System and method for processing version content
Systems and methods for processing existing layouts of content comprising common and variant content are described. They involve automatically converting content...
Aryl dicarboxylic acid diimidazole-based compounds as n-type semiconductor
materials for thin film transistors
A thin film transistor comprises a layer of organic semiconductor material comprising an organic semiconductor material that comprises an aryl dicarboxylic acid...
Nanoparticle patterning process
A method of making a metallic pattern (250) comprises: depositing a layer of photoresist (130) on a substrate (110); forming a pattern on the photoresist;...
Ozone resistant dye-based images
A process for providing an ozone resistant dye-based image, and a resulting image, includes jetting an ink containing the dye onto a microporous media surface to...
Methods and apparatus for storing slip-sheets
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for storing a slip-sheet removed from a stack of interleaved slip-sheets and printing plates. A materials...
System, method and software product for ordering image products over a
communication network from a plurality...
The present invention is directed to a system, method, and software product for ordering of digital photo services over a communication network among a plurality...
Method for inspecting prints identifying differences exceeding a threshold
The present invention relates to an automatic print inspection method in which photographic prints are scanned to obtain digitized images. The scanned digitized...
Network configuration file for automatically transmitting images from an
electronic still camera
A network configuration file is generated at a host computer and downloaded to a digital camera. This file contains instruction information for communicating...
In-camera dud image management
In an image record organization method, camera, and system, a plurality of image records are provided and a value index is determined for each of the image...
Techniques for predicting colorimetric measurements of mixed subtractive
This invention provides methods for predicting calorimetric measurements of subtractive colors, in particular, when there is a measurable colorimetric change in...
Estimating color of a colorant deposited on a substrate
Systems and methods are provided that accurately estimate a post-printing appearance of a color on a substrate. In addition, systems and methods are provided...
Digital camera with dual optical systems
A digital camera has a first optical system having a wide zoom lens and a second optical system for a telephotography zoom lens. In an initial state where power...
Ink jet ink cartridge with vented wick
An ink cartridge disclosed herein includes a reservoir configured to retain ink, a body retaining the reservoir, a port in the body, and a wick located in the...
Continuous ink-jet printing with jet straightness correction
A printhead includes a droplet-forming heater operable in a first state to form droplets from a fluid stream having a first volume traveling along a path...
Fluid flow device for a printing system
A printing system and method of printing are provided. The system includes a liquid drop ejector operable to eject liquid drops having a plurality of volumes...
Printing system particle removal device and method
A printing system includes a source of liquid including a liquid outlet. The source of liquid includes a liquid with particles. A liquid vibrating mechanism is...
Imaging system with media carrier storage position
An apparatus for imaging a media is able to accommodate, in an imaging position, a drum for loading flat sheets of media or a mandrel for loading sleeve media....
System and method for notification of digital images to be shared via a
A method and system for organizing and sharing digital images over a communication network wherein an image server at a service provider stores digital images...
When focus adjustment operation is performed, a first measured distance acquired by utilization of TTL-AF and a second measured value acquired by utilization of...
System and method for profiling digital-image input devices
In a system and a method for profiling a digital-image input device, profiling of the digital-image input device is performed based at least on an image of a...