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Method for estimating the appearance of noise in images
A method for estimating the noise appearance in an image, includes the steps of: forming a noise table representing noise magnitude vs. intensity of the image;...
Techniques for generating a distributed low-resolution digital image
capable of viewing in any resolution
In one embodiment, in a peer-to-peer connected environment, a method of sharing a multi-media object between a first node and a second node is disclosed. At the...
Method for detecting subject matter regions in images
Disclosed is a method for detecting subject matter regions in a digital color image having pixels of (red, green, blue) values, comprising the steps of:...
Three element optical system
An optical system is provided. In order from an object side to an image side, the optical system includes a first lens element having a positive power, a...
Electromechanical display panel incorporating a porous movable film
An electromechanical display panel that includes at least two spatially separated plates. Between the at least two spatially separated plates is a suspended...
Silver compounds and compositions, thermally developable materials
containing same, and methods of preparation
Novel silver compounds can include a primary core of a photosensitive silver halide and a shell covering the primary core. This shell includes one or more...
Positive-working, thermally sensitive imageable element
Alkali soluble copolymers, imageable elements useful as lithographic printing plate precursors that contain the alkali soluble copolymers, and methods for...
Printing plate precursor comprising solvent-resistant copolymer
The present invention provides a positive-working, thermally imageable element generally comprising a multi-layered imageable coating. The invention provides an...
Imageable elements with improved dot stability
Imageable elements with improved dot stability are disclosed. The imageable elements comprise a layer of an imageable composition over a support. The imageable...
Ink printing method utilizing stabilized polymeric particles
The present invention discloses an ink printing method including the steps of: a) providing an ink printer that is responsive to digital data signals; b)...
Producing an enhanced gloss toner image on a substrate
Producing an enhanced gloss electrophotographic toner image on a substrate by coating colored fusible toner particles supported on a substrate with a layer of...
Wave-guided optical indicator
The invention relates to an indicator comprising a light-guiding layer, a cladding layer on one surface of said light-guiding layer, and a patterning layer on...
Enhancing the tonal, spatial, and color characteristics of digital images
using expansive and compressive tone...
A method of enhancing the tonal and spatial characteristics of a digital image includes receiving a source digital image wherein the source digital image is in a...
Method and computer program product for locating facial features
A digital image processing method detects facial features in a digital image. This method includes the steps of detecting iris pixels in the image, clustering...
Copy protection using multiple security levels on a programmable CD-ROM
A copy-protected optical disc, including a preformed identification number (ID) in the ATIP signal and the subcode which is impressed upon the optical disc and a...
Constrained multi-dimensional color transformation
A system and method for multi-dimensional color transformation apply constraints to the transformation function to preserve the presence or absence of particular...
Four color image sensing apparatus
An imaging camera apparatus (20) for capturing images electronically and providing output data for four separate color channels, red, green, blue, and a fourth...
Capturing digital images to be transferred to a service provider for
An electronic still camera for capturing images that can be transferred to a service provider for storage is disclosed. The electronic still camera includes an...
Intra-oral camera with integral display
A portable intra-oral capture and display system includes: (a) a handpiece elongated for insertion into an oral cavity, said handpiece including a light emitter...
Display device light leakage compensation
The invention relates to techniques for light leakage compensation in a multi-channel display device. The invention may be particularly useful in calculating...
An advanced thermal container has a thermally insulated open receptacle, a thermally insulated closure member, a data monitoring system incorporated into the...
OLED with color change media
A tuned OLED device includes a microcavity structure including a light-emitting layer for producing light, a semitransparent reflector, and a reflector layer...
Storage phosphor erase
A method for erasing noise and a residual image in a storage phosphor, comprising: reading out an exposed storage phosphor which is transported in a first...
Scanning electron microscope
The invention provides a liquid injection system (12) for an environmental scanning electron microscope. The liquid injection system comprises a liquid firing...
Apparatus for controlling temperature profiles in liquid droplet ejectors
A heater is provided. The heater includes a first material having a circular form and a first sheet resistively. The first material has a first radius of...
Conductive underlayers for aqueous-based thermally developable materials
Thermally developable materials for thermography or photothermography have imaging layers on one or both sides of the support. Buried conductive underlayers are...
Thermally developable materials containing cationic overcoat polymer
Thermally developable imaging materials have an outermost protective layer that is composed of one or more hydrophilic film-forming components. The predominant...
Preparation of a printing plate using ink-jet
A method for forming an image useful as a lithographic printing plate is disclosed. The imageable precursor comprises a water solubilized phenolic resin made up...
Imageable composition containing an infrared absorber with counter anion
derived from a non-volatile acid
The present invention provides an imageable composition including an acid curable composition, an acid generator, an infrared absorber having a counter anion...
Electrophotographic toner with uniformly dispersed wax
Toner particles are described containing at least one toner resin and at least one wax. The wax present in the toner particles has an average domain size of...
OLED device with asymmetric host
Disclosed is an OLED device comprising an anode and a cathode and located there-between a light emitting layer containing a light emitting dopant and a host...
Layer comprising nonfibrillatable and autoadhesive plastic particles, and
method of preparation
A layer for an article, including a fluoroelastomer, and at least about 25 percent by volume nonfibrillatable and autoadhesive plastic particles.
Non-porous inkjet recording element and printing method
An inkjet recording element comprising a support having thereon, in order, a support having thereon a ink-receiving layer comprising a hydrophilic polymer and...
Protective overcoat and process for thermal dye sublimation prints
Disclosed is a protective transparent overcoat comprising a protective polymer and a surfactant compound having multiple non-end-group hydrogen bonding groups...
Solubilized dyes for inks
This invention relates to an ink composition comprising a dye represented by Formula I: ##STR00001## wherein R.sub.1 is independently a non-metallic...
Ink jet ink set
An ink jet ink comprising: a) at least one first metal complex black dye that when printed alone on a receiving element gives a CIELAB a* value>0 and at 1.0...
Automatic startup for a solvent ink printing system
An automatic start-up for a continuous ink jet printer provides a dyeless flush fluid to the printhead to remove any particles or ink residue from the printhead...
Image production system with release agent system and associated method of
controlling release agent transfer
A fuser release agent dispensing system for a rotatable fuser, including a transfer stage and a metering stage. The transfer stage includes a first roller having...
Method and apparatus for selective fuser rolling cooling
The present invention is in the field of electrophotographic printers and copiers. More specifically this invention relates to the fuser apparatus used to fuse...
Initialization method for establishing process control parameters
An automatic process of setting control set-points, control rates, calibrations, timing parameters and maximum density levels for color modules within a color...
Estimating noise for a digital image utilizing updated statistics
A method of estimating noise in a digital image receiving a digital image; providing a first statistical table related to noise provided by an image source; and...
Post RIP image rendering in an electrographic printer to estimate toner
A method of estimating toner consumption of a input digital image when printed, the digital image comprised of an array of pixels and wherein each pixel is...
Method and camera system for blurring portions of a verification image to
show out of focus areas in a captured...
In one aspect of the present invention, a method is provided for using a display having a predetermined display resolution to show out of focus areas in an...
Camera with user compliant browse and display modes
A camera is configured to capture an image of a real world scene as an image signal and to store captured images. The camera includes a screen suitable for...
Apparatus and method for accurate electronic color capture and
An electronic color image capture system includes an optical section for separating an input image into its separate color content and directing the separate...
System for optimizing the display and rendering of digital images for
A digital mastering system for processing digital image signals originating from scanned motion picture film includes a film scanner for scanning motion picture...
Method for reducing dark current for an array of active pixel sensor cells
An array of active pixel sensor cells is operated to substantially reduce the gate induced drain leakage (GIDL) current component of the dark current. In...
Photothermographic materials with improved natural age keeping
The addition of certain aliphatic and non-aromatic carbocyclic polycarboxylic acids provides an improvement in natural age keeping properties of organic-solvent...
Organic element for electroluminescent devices
Disclosed is an OLED device comprising a light-emitting layer (LEL) containing a host and a dopant located between a cathode and an anode wherein the emitter is...
Inkjet recording element comprising subbing layer and printing method
An inkjet recording element comprising a support having thereon a subbing layer comprising particles of an aluminosilicate for improved adhesion.