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Method and apparatus for reducing image artifacts caused by release fluid
in an electrophotographic machine
An electrophotographic machine includes a fusing station configured for fusing an image to an image substrate by applying fusing process parameters to the image...
Visual display with electro-optical individual pixel addressing
A display device and method of operating the display device. The display device comprising a support substrate, a plurality of light emitting light emitting...
Enhancing the tonal characteristics of digital images
A method of producing a tone scale function which can operate on a source digital image to improve tonal characteristics, includes generating the tone scale...
Location of extended linear defects
A method of locating a linear defect on a photographic element, the element having a useful imaging width and the defect aligned with length of the element,...
Electronic camera with internal temperature increase controlled
A camera is made compact with its internal temperature adjusted to a more appropriate temperature. A temperature T is read from a temperature sensor disposed...
Method of thermal printing
A method of thermal printing resulting in reduced or no wrinkling of the thermal printing ribbon during printing is described, wherein the ribbon includes...
Photothermographic materials with opaque crossover control means
Photothermographic materials are coated with thermally developable imaging layers on both sides of the support. Such materials can be arranged in association...
Imaging element containing a blocked photographically useful compound
This invention relates to an imaging element comprising an imaging layer having associated therewith a compound of Structure I: ##STR00001## wherein: the...
Wide field display using a scanned linear light modulator array
A display apparatus for providing an image on a curved display surface includes a line image generation apparatus for generating a modulated line image, where...
Image display system with body position compensation
An image display system includes: an image projector including a mirror optical element for forming an exit pupil for viewing an image at a viewing location; a...
Method for providing image goods and/or services to a customer
A system and method for obtaining photographic products and/or services and for the sharing of digital images without the need of a computer. In particular a...
Toner replenisher and method for an electrographic imaging machine
The invention relates to a toner replenisher and method for an electrographic imaging machine, including flow of toner through a toner replenisher and sealing...
Method for the data compression of framing mask data
A method for the compression of two-value framing mask data (4) is described, with which the assembly of background image data (2) and variable image data (3) to...
Method for locating faces in digital color images
A digital image processing method for locating faces in a digital color image includes the steps of: generating a mean grid pattern element (MGPe) image from a...
Apparatus and method to reduce static charge on removable media
An imaging device, including a reader adapted to receive a removable memory device, the reader having an opening through which to receive the removable memory...
System and method for selecting photographic images using index prints
A remote ordering system for receiving an order for goods and/or services over a communication network, the system including an electronic storage device for...
Digital camera for capturing a sequence of full and reduced resolution
digital images and storing motion and...
A method for simultaneously recording motion and still images, includes the steps of: capturing a motion image sequence and accompanying audio of a scene with a...
A viewing device is provided for viewing at least one image transparency having an associated tracking memory. The viewing device comprises an illumination...
Slipping layer containing a branched olefin for a dye-donor element used
in thermal dye transfer
A dye-donor element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having on one side thereof a dye layer and on the other side a slipping layer comprising at...
Compound containing an anthranilic acid blocking group
The invention relates to a novel kind of anthranilic acid compound that releases a UG as a function of chemical bond cleavage according to Formula (I):...
Stabilized silver halide photographic element
A photographic element comprises a silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a dye forming coupler and a combination of a carbonamide compound, a...
Random array of microspheres
A method of making a microarray comprising the steps of: providing a support; coating on the support a receiving layer to receive microspheres, the receiving...
Thermal processor employing varying roller spacing
A thermal processor for thermally developing an image in an imaging material. The thermal processor includes an oven and a plurality of rollers positioned to...
Tiled flat panel lighting system
A tiled flat panel lighting system includes flat panel light emitting units, each unit comprising a light emitting region and at least two pairs of first and...
Synchronizing shutter and flash in camera with switch closing member
capable of elastic deformation
A camera with a built-in electronic flash has a spring-driven high energy lever that is pivoted for initiating shutter opening and for translating a switch...
Mutual display support for a digital information/imaging system
A digital information/imaging system comprising: a first display for selectively displaying images and information; a second display for selectively displaying...
Image capture system incorporating metadata to facilitate transcoding
A method for generating an enhanced compressed digital image, including the steps of: capturing a digital image; generating additional information relating to...
Touch screen for use with an OLED display
A touch screen for use with an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display, includes: a substrate having a top side and a bottom side; a plurality of touch...
Providing driving current arrangement for OLED device
A method of making a current type active matrix OLED device, includes providing a semiconductor layer, a conductive layer, and an insulator layer therebetween...
Thermally developable materials with narrow disperse amorphous silica
Thermally developable materials including photothermographic and thermographic materials having an outermost backside layer that includes amorphous silica...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a support having thereon an image-receiving layer, the ink jet recording element containing a metal(oxy)hydroxide...
International die deckle with flow control
An apparatus (10) for changing the width of an internal die cavity (12) to accommodate product width changes has a die end plate (14) with a front surface facing...
Docking station for writing to electronically writable display
A docking station for reading and writing an electronically writable return reminder tag located on a surface of a rental item, the rental item or the return...
Population mixture modeling with an indeterminate number of
A method and apparatus for determining the best fit of a population mixture model to data. In the digital imaging area, the use of histogram data is employed. A...
Detecting and classifying blemishes on the transmissive surface of an
image sensor package
A method for determining blemishes in or on the transmissive surface of an image sensor package and determining if such blemishes are acceptable for use of the...
Simplified tone scale correction
A system and method are provided for linearizing the tone scale of individual colors in a multi-color printing system, by deriving a prescribed tone scale of...
Method for saving power in an organic electroluminescent display
A method of saving power in a color organic electroluminescent display of the type having color emitting elements with different light emitting efficiencies,...
Lightshield architecture for interline transfer image sensors
An interline transfer type image sensing device that can be operated at high speed and with low image smear is described. The device incorporates a refractory...
Active pixel sensor cell with integrating varactor and method for using
An active pixel sensor cell including at least one photodiode and reset circuitry and an integrating varactor coupled to the photodiode, a method for reading out...
Color photographic element with UV absorber
A photographic element is described comprising a support bearing at least one blue light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer and an ultraviolet filter layer...
Organic element for electroluminescent devices
Disclosed is an electroluminescent device comprising a light-emitting layer containing a phosphorescent light emitting material that contains an organometallic...
Method for registering patterns on a web
A method for registering patterns on a web to provide independent scale control in both the lateral and longitudinal directions is provided. The method includes...
Color registration test pattern
A method for evaluating the stability of print module registration for a printer creates an innovative test pattern by forming two graphic images from two...
Automatically balanced exposure time and gain in an image sensor
An automatic exposure system is arranged to dynamically adjust the exposure time and gain of a pixel array in an imaging system. A selected group of pixels from...
Halogen substituted tetraazaindene compounds in photothermographic
Black-and-white, aqueous-based, silver halide-containing photothermographic materials have increased stability after imaging with the incorporation of at least...
Imageable element containing silicate-coated polymer particle
Imageable elements that contain silicate-coated polymer particles in the imageable layer, stacks of these elements, and methods for forming images using these...
Self assembled organic nanocrystal superlattices
A process for the preparation of a self assembled superlattice thin film of organic nanocrystal particles is described comprising: (i) combining one or more...
Aligned liquid crystal layer containing azolium salts and process for
increasing the tilt
Disclosed is a multilayer film comprising a substrate bearing an aligned liquid crystal layer wherein the aligned liquid crystal layer contains an azolium salt...
Proofing head and proofer printer apparatus
The present invention discloses a proofing head apparatus and a proofing printer for generating a proof. The proofing head assembly comprises a color light...
Electrostatic charge neutralization using grooved roller surface patterns
A method for coating a liquid composition from an applicator to a first surface of a moving web having opposite first and second surfaces, the web being conveyed...