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System and method for controlling image compression based on image emphasis
A method to automatically vary the compression of images by ranking images within clusters based upon image emphasis. The ranking process computes one or more...
Surface formed complex multi-layered polymer lenses for light diffusion
Disclosed is an integral film comprising a base bearing a pattern of complex lenses on a surface thereof wherein the complex lenses comprise two or more distinct...
Solid immersion lens array and methods for producing a solid immersion lens
A solid immersion lens device and method of making. A solid immersion lens device is provided having a plurality of solid immersion lenses. The solid immersion...
Document scanner having a selectable range of resolutions with reduced
A document scanner for producing any combination of color or grayscale or bi-tonal document images having a selectable range of resolutions is provided that...
Compensation films for LCDs
An optical compensation film for liquid crystal displays comprises first and second optically anisotropic layers containing positively birefringent material...
Polymer-dispersed liquid-crystal display comprising an ultraviolet blocking
layer and methods for making the same
A display comprising a substrate, transparent first conductors, second conductors, a layer of polymer-dispersed liquid-crystal material disposed between the...
Oled device having improved light output
An OLED device includes a substrate; an OLED having a first electrode formed over the substrate, a layer of organic light emitting material formed over the first...
Disclosed is a molecule containing a first chromophore that exhibits a first absorption maximum above 700 nm and a second chromophore that exhibits a second...
Stabilization of fluorophosphite-containing catalysts
Disclosed are novel catalyst systems comprising (1) a diorgano fluorophosphite ligand; (2) rhodium, wherein the ratio of gram moles fluorophosphite ligand (1) to...
Partially oxidized polyalkyleneimine antioxidant for photographic
The present invention relates to a developer comprising a developing agent and a polyalkyleneimine antioxidant being formed by the condensation of a number of...
Multi-layer imageable element with a crosslinked top layer
A positive working, multi-layer thermally imageable element is disclosed. The element comprises a substrate, an underlayer, and a top layer. The top layer...
Method for fabricating microelectromechanical structures for liquid
An actuator is made by depositing an electrode layer on an initial layer. A patterned layer of sacrificial material is formed on the first electrode layer such...
Restricting flash spread when welding housing halves of cartridge together
A cartridge comprises a pair of housing portions having an opening at a seam formed between the housing portions, a memory chip accessible via the opening to...
Continuous stream ink jet printer with mechanism for asymmetric heat
deflection at reduced ink temperature and...
A continuous stream ink jet printer including a printhead having at least one nozzle or continuously ejecting a stream of ink droplets. A heater disposed...
Compensating for drop volume variation in an inkjet printer
A method for modifying a digital image having an array of raster lines, each raster line having an array of image pixels, to produce a modified digital image...
Exposure system for obtaining a sensitometric control patch with exposure
The present invention is in the field of photography and is used to measure the sensitometric characteristics of a photographic element, such as a photographic...
Monocentric autostereoscopic optical apparatus using a scanned linear
A monocentric arrangement of optical components providing stereoscopic display of a virtual image, electronically generated, line by line, from an...
Ink reduction using diffused bitmap masks
A technique is provided for reducing inking of image and text areas in an ink jet printing system. Initially, a shaded image/text multi-bit mask is provided....
Rewritable display having a dielectric spacing layer
An audio-visual storage unit having an electronically written display indicating a rental return time.
Method and system for verifying a photofinishing order
A system and method for verifying the validity of a customer order by a service provider. The service provider receives a photofinishing order for at least one...
Odorless photographic bleaching composition and color photographic
A photographic bleaching composition has reduced odor and acceptable storage stability. It comprises an iron-ligand complex bleaching agent, a rehalogenating...
Mammography imaging method using high peak voltage
A method of mammography imaging includes exposing a patient to a peak voltage greater than 29 kVp. The film used in this method comprises a cubic grain silver...
Dopant in an electroluminescent device
Disclosed is an organic light emitting diode device containing a light emitting layer (LEL) comprising a host and a blue light emitting dopant wherein the dopant...
Ink recording element having adhesion promoting material
The present invention comprises an ink recording element comprising at least one solvent absorbing layer comprising an amine inactivated absorbing gelatin. In a...
Ink jet printing process
An ink jet printing process having the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer with ink jet...
Continuous ink jet printing method and apparatus with ink droplet velocity
An apparatus for printing an image is provided. In this apparatus, each nozzle is operable to selectively create a stream of ink droplets having a plurality of...
Process for sending images to a low display ability terminal
A method to transmit drawings or images comprising text to low display ability terminals, and more particularly to cellular phones or equivalent mobile devices....
Apparatus for a pre-registration speed and timing adjust system
An image-production system includes a marking engine. The image-forming production system may also include an inserter. The marking engine includes a marking...
Battery saving flash charger control
A flash circuit for use in a camera, the flash charging circuit comprising a flash light discharge circuit having a light emitting element electrically connected...
System and method for determining image similarity
A system and method for determining image similarity. The method includes the steps of automatically providing perceptually significant features of main subject...
Optical element containing an interference fringe filter
Disclosed is an optical element comprising in order a light source, air, at least one thin layer having a thickness of 80 to 200 nm, and a thick layer, each...
Film registration mechanism in an internal drum scanner
An apparatus for registering film in a drum scanner assembly including: a horizontally oriented concave curved film platen having first and second horizontal...
Thermal dye-transfer receiving element with microvoided substrate and
method of making the same
Disclosed is a thermal dye-transfer receiving element comprising a dye-image receiving layer on its top surface and, beneath the dye-image receiving layer, a...
Digital film processing method
A method of developing a latent image on a photographic element (such as imagewise exposed photographic film) by absorbing a dye precursor into the film,...
Processing of photographic material
A method of chemically marking photosensitive material that needs to be digitally scanned and adjusted rather than optically printed to produce a satisfactory...
Forming an oled device with a performance-inhancing layer
A method for forming an organic light-emitting device with improved performance including forming an anode over a substrate and providing a donor element...
Photosensitive composition comprising a phenol resin having a urea bond in
the main chain
Photosensitive compositions comprising a phenol resin having a urea bond in the main chain, planographic printing plate precursors containing the photosensitive...
Photographic element containing acid processed gelatin
The present invention relates to an imaging member comprising poultry gelatin. In one embodiment, the poultry gelatin is located preferably in at least one layer...
Hindered amine light stabilizer for improved yellow dark stability
The present invention relates to an imaged element comprising at least one imaged layer comprising at least one yellow dye and a support, wherein said support...
Electroluminescent device containing organometallic compound with
Disclosed is an electroluminescent device comprising a cathode, an anode, and, located there between, a light emitting layer (LEL) containing a light emitting...
Organic element for electroluminescent devices
Disclosed is an OLED device comprising a light-emitting layer containing a host and a dopant where the dopant comprises a boron compound containing a ...
Film core article and method for making same
A film core article and methods for making the same are provided. The film core article has a generally cylindrical outer surface adapted to receive said length...
Ink composition, ink cartridge having ink composition, and method of
filling ink cartridge
An ink composition and an ink cartridge having the ink composition are provided. The ink composition includes a colorant and an aqueous carrier. The ink...
Tapered thermal actuator
An apparatus for a thermal actuator for a micromechanical device, especially a liquid drop emitter such as an ink jet printhead, is disclosed. The disclosed...
Method of alignably supporting a work piece for rotary movements
A method of alignably supporting an eccentric work piece for rotary movements uses a work piece holder that supports the work piece in alignment during rotary...
Method of resolving mismatches between printer resources and print job
Methods for detecting mismatches between print job attributes and printer resources and capabilities that arise after rendering of the print job has begun but...
Method and system for processing a photographic film
The present invention relates to a camera including a writer adapted to couple information to a film in use in the camera, the information relating to an ISO...
Method of determining the extent of blocking and contouring artifacts in a
A digital image processing determining the extent of blocking and contouring artifacts in a digital image includes the steps of: determining the extent of...
Generation of a color dropout function for use in electronic color dropout
A method for performing color dropout on a digitized document, the method comprises the steps of obtaining color values from the digitized document for...
Method for embedding digital information in a three dimensional image from
a scannerless range imaging system
A scannerless range imaging system employs a technique for embedding digital data into its image output in a manner that allows exact recovery of its associated...