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CMOS image sensor pixel with selectable binning and conversion gain
An image sensor includes a plurality of pixels, at least two pixels each having a photodetector; a charge-to-voltage conversion region; an input to an amplifier;...
Auto white balance apparatus and white balance adjusting method
To provide an auto white balance apparatus and a white balance adjusting method capable of performing more stable white balance adjustment. For every block, a...
Method and apparatus for characterizing and correcting for hue shifts in
A method for correcting for hue shifts includes parameterizing the conversion of long-medium-short (LMS) spectral sensitivities of the human eye to a human...
Printer dock with two position tray
A printer dock for use with a digital data terminal, has a housing having a paper inlet portal, a first tray receiver, and a second tray receiver. The first tray...
Method of distributing multimedia data to equipment provided with an image
A method of distributing multimedia data from a central distribution station to local equipment including: linking one image characteristic (32, 34, 36, 38, 40,...
Digital camera and exposure condition determining method
To provide a digital camera capable of causing a focus sensor to detect a focus while outputting to an image sensor image data for providing appropriate exposure...
Lens array assisted focus detection
A focus detection device includes an image sensor and a plurality of lenslets. Each of the plurality of lenslets has a distinct conjugate length and is...
Print job cost estimate method and system
Automatically determining the cost of a printed job on a digital printing press before the job is run. A job control component in the digital front end of the...
Automatically transmitting images from an electronic camera to a service
provider using a network configuration...
A network configuration file is generated at a host computer and downloaded to a digital camera. This file contains instruction information for communicating...
Organic charge transporting polymers including charge transport moieties
and silane groups, and silsesquioxane...
Disclosed are polymers which include tertiary aryl amine moieties that can function as hole transport agents and which also have reactive silane groups thereon...
Liquid drop ejector having improved liquid chamber
A liquid drop ejector includes a substrate and a liquid chamber for receiving a liquid. The liquid chamber is positioned over the substrate and includes a nozzle...
Method and apparatus for chromatic adaptation
A method for performing chromatic adaptation includes performing chromatic adaptation wherein corrections to tristimulous values XYZ are maximized in the regions...
Integrated display having multiple capture devices
An integrated imaging apparatus for displaying images while capturing images of a scene, including an electronic display having an array of display pixels which...
Method and apparatus to extend the effective dynamic range of an image
An image sensor generates an image signal with a differential response to image light. The image sensor has an array of photosites divided into standard...
Synchronous duplex printing systems using directed charged particle or
aerosol toner development
An imaging system may include first and second imaging assemblies for synchronously imaging on both sides of a receiver material using directed charged particle...
Method of manufacturing a wax dispersion
The present invention is method of manufacturing a wax dispersion. The method includes forming a solution of a solvent and a dispersant, the dispersant being a...
Connecting microsized devices using ablative films
A method of providing connectivity to a microsized device, the method includes the steps of providing an ablative base material having at least a top surface;...
Image-recording element with fluorosurfactant and colloidal particles
The invention relates to an image-recording element comprising a support and an image-receiving layer, wherein the image-receiving layer comprises anionic...
Transparent conductive system
A substantially transparent conductive layer is provided on a support, the layer comprising a conductive ionic liquid and a conductive metal network distributed...
Producing an ink jet image having high density and gray scale
A printing apparatus having an imaging member having an external surface and a series of substantially equal sized cells located over such surface. The printing...
System and method for generating a work of communication with supplemental
A system for selecting, managing, sharing and displaying content data files in a manner that takes into account the contextual significance of said content data...
Systems and methods for comparing documents containing graphic elements
A system and methods for comparing graphic elements in a changed document to those in a reference document is described. Attributes of selected graphic elements...
Charge summing in multiple output charge-coupled devices in an image
An image sensor includes a plurality of pixels overlaid with a color filter pattern of at least two colors having the same color on every other pixel in one...
Methods of making thin film transistors comprising zinc-oxide-based
semiconductor materials and transistors...
A thin film transistor comprises a zinc-oxide-containing semiconductor material. Such transistors can further comprise spaced apart first and second contact...
Printing device fluid reservoir with gripping features
Embodiments of a printing device fluid reservoir with gripping features are disclosed. In an embodiment of the present invention, the fluid reservoir includes a...
Apparatus and method for printing validated image data in a noisy
A method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving image data and control characters across an interface that is subject to noise for output to a printer. The...
Image sensor with improved light sensitivity
An image sensor for capturing a color image is disclosed having a two-dimensional array having first and second groups of pixels, arranged in rows and columns,...
Image capturing apparatus and white balance processing apparatus
There is provided a technique of preventing occurrence of a shift in white balance even when the ratio of a dark area is greater than the ratio of a bright area...
Thermally controlled fluidic self-assembly
Methods and apparatuses are provided for assembling a structure on a support having a pattern of binding sites. In accordance with the method, a first fluid is...
Covert authentication method and apparatus
An authentication system uses the unique distribution of an invisible taggant as a "signature" to identify an item. The verification is error tolerant. The...
Silicone wax-containing toner particles with controlled morphology
The present invention is a method for the preparation of electrostatographic toner including the following steps. A first dispersion is prepared with a solvent,...
Custom color toner
The present invention provides a custom color toner having a first particle size. Colored particles are attached to the surface of the base toner in an amount...
Fuser-oil sorbent electrophotographic toner receiver layer
The invention relates to an image receiving element comprising in order a support, at least one polyolefin resin coating and at least one toner receiver layer,...
Polycarbonate films prepared by coating methods
A method of film fabrication is taught that uses a coating and drying apparatus to fabricate resin films suitable for optical applications. In particular,...
Acoustic fluid flow device for printing system
A printing system includes a liquid drop ejector, a fluid passage, and a fluid flow source. The liquid drop ejector is operable to form liquid drops having a...
Method of permitting group access to electronically stored images and
transaction card used in the method
A method of storing and viewing a collection of digital images includes the steps of: providing a plurality of users with a unique user ID associated with a URL...
Imaging apparatus having multiple optical systems
To enable easy ascertainment of operating status of an imaging device having multiple optical systems. The imaging apparatus has a first imaging optical system...
Correction of redeye defects in images of humans
In a method and system for correcting redeye in a digital image of a human, a defect pair separation is measured. The members of the defect pair are each redeye...
Micro-electromechanical microshutter array
A microshutter array has a frame having a light transmissive portion. Linear microshutter elements extend across the light transmissive portion and in parallel...
Digital printer for use with docked display device
In one aspect of the invention, a printer is provided for use with a display device having images stored in a memory therein, a display device controller, and an...
Camera using multiple lenses and image sensors in a rangefinder
configuration to provide a range map
An electronic camera for producing an output image of a scene from a captured image signal includes a first imaging stage comprising a first image sensor for...
Method and apparatus for correcting a channel dependent color aberration
in a digital image
A method, and digital capture apparatus for use therewith, is described for correcting a channel dependent color aberration in a digital image, where the digital...
Method of making fuser member
A method of making a fuser roller comprising: providing a fuser roller an outer layer comprising a fluorothermoplastic polymer; and annealing the outer surface...
Printer having improved gas flow drop deflection
A drop generator operable to selectively form a drop having a first size and a drop having a second size from liquid emitted through a nozzle associated with the...
Roller fuser system with fusing member temperature control for printing
Internally-heated external rollers transfer heat rapidly to a fuser roller in an electrostatographic printer. Stored media process set points, input image...
Method of using temporal context for image classification
A method for improving scene classification of a sequence of digital images is disclosed herein. Such a method may include providing a sequence of images...
Color correction method
A method and apparatus for adjusting a color in an image to a desired color value is described, wherein the method includes identifying at least a first portion...
Flexible substrate with electronic devices formed thereon
A method of manufacturing an electronic device (10) provides a substrate (20) that has a plastic material. A particulate material (16) is embedded in at least...
Positive-working imageable elements
Positive-working imageable elements have a substrate and an imageable layer that can be used to prepare lithographic printing plates. The imageable elements also...
Extruded toner receiver layer for electrophotography
The invention relates to a receiver sheet for electrophotography comprising a base material having thereon at least one toner receiver layer comprising a mixture...