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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...
Method of processing and paying for an extended color gamut digital image
A method for processing an extended color gamut digital image so as to represent the extended color gamut digital image in a storage color space having a limited...
Method of combining two digital images
A method of combining a captured customer generated digital image with at least one prestored digital image. The method comprising selecting a prestored digital...
System and method for remote quantitative detection of fluid leaks from a
natural gas or oil pipeline
A system for remote quantitative detection of fluid leaks from a natural gas or oil pipeline by use of an airborne platform; including at least one laser light...
Scanning method and apparatus for photographic media
The present invention relates to a scanner and a method of conveying and scanning photographic media. In the invention, an entrance roller pair and an exit...
Top coat layer for thermally sensitive printing plates
The present invention provides a top coat layer for a printing plate precursor. The top coat layer includes polycyanoacrylate particles, but is substantially...
Ink jet recording element
An inkjet recording element comprising a support having thereon an image-receiving layer comprising non-silicon-containing inorganic oxide particles, the...
Imageable element for single fluid ink
The present invention provides an imageable element, which includes: a substrate; a crosslinked layer disposed on the substrate; and an imageable ink-receptive...
Light integrator using an end-supported glass rod for enhanced uniformity
and robust support
A light integrator comprising: an elongated cylindrical light integrating cavity having a longitudinal cylindrical chamber wall with a diffusely reflecting...
Method and apparatus for forming an image on a curved diffusive surface
An apparatus for forming an image on a curved diffusive surface (32) comprises an image source (94) for providing image-bearing light along an axis, a relay lens...
Method of controlling heaters in a continuous ink jet print head having
segmented heaters to prevent terminal...
A method for timing a deflection correcting electrical pulse relative to operational pulses of an asymmetric thermal droplet deflector of a continuous ink jet...
Continuous ink jet catcher having delimiting edge and ink accumulation
A catcher is provided. The catcher includes a body made from a porous material and having a first, second, and third portion. The first portion of the body...
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 cutting a laminated web and reducing delamination
A method for cutting a laminated web including the steps of engaging a first side of the laminated web with a crack initiator having a high rake angle, the crack...
Method of removing heat from an electronic assemblage
A method removes heat from a densely packed electronic assemblage. Densely packed electronic assemblage has a substrate medium for supporting at least one heat...
Calibration of color reproduction apparatus for similar receivers from
different coating events
Reproduction apparatus is periodically calibrated using only one member of a group of receivers. A correction is applied for other members of the group based on...
Compensation films for liquid crystal displays
Disclosed is an optical compensation film for improves viewing angle of twisted nematic liquid crystal display, especially in the vertical viewing direction. The...
OLED lighting apparatus
Lighting apparatus includes: a solid state area illumination light source having, a substrate, an organic light emitting diode (OLED) layer deposited upon the...
Highly moisture-sensitive electronic device element and method for
A highly moisture-sensitive element and method of making such element includes an encapsulation enclosure encapsulating all of the highly moisture-sensitive...
Support with reduced optical brightener migration
The invention relates to an imaging element comprising an imaging layer and a support, wherein the support comprises a base material having thereon at least two...
Organic electroluminescent devices having a metal sub-layer within a
An organic electroluminescent device including an anode; a hole-transporting region disposed over the anode; wherein the hole-transporting region contains at...
Light management film with colorant receiving layer
Disclosed is a light management film containing a substrate, light shaping elements with a roughness average of at least 3 micrometers, and a layer capable of...
Method of removing material from an external surface using core/shell
This invention relates generally to methods for removing adherent materials, for example, paint, flashes, burrs, photoresists, contaminants, and other materials...
Tapered multi-layer thermal actuator and method of operating same
An apparatus for and method of operating a thermal actuator for a micromechanical device, especially a liquid drop emitter such as an ink jet printhead, is...
Method for obtaining a sensitometric control patch with exposure gradient
and photographic element comprising...
The present invention is in the photographic field, and is used to measure sensitometric characteristics of a photographic element. The present invention relates...
Digital film processing feature location method and system
One aspect of the invention is a method for locating an unexposed region of film. The method includes the step of illuminating film with a light source while the...
Image forming device having a photobleach system
The present invention relates to an image-forming device for processing photosensitive media. The photosensitive media is of the type that includes microcapsules...
Gray scale and color cholesteric liquid crystal displays
A cholesteric liquid crystal display with gray scales is disclosed which includes a substrate, a patterned first conductor disposed over the substrate, and a...
Authenticated images on labels
A method of forming authenticated secure images on image areas on labels including the steps of storing in memory a number of different selectable label size and...
High speed color photographic element with improved granularity
This invention relates to a silver halide photographic element comprising a support bearing a cyan dye image-forming unit comprised of at least one red-sensitive...
Method of electronic processing of imagewise exposed photoconductive
material imaging element
A method of electronic processing of an imagewise exposed dispersed particle photoconductive material imaging element employing pulsed radiation and radio...
Substrate for protein microarray containing functionalized polymer
A gelatin-based substrate for fabricating protein arrays, the substrate comprising: gelatin having at least one surface; a polymer scaffold affixed to the...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element having a support having thereon a porous image-receiving layer having: (a) particles having a mean particle size of from greater...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element having a support having thereon an image-receiving layer of porous polymeric particles in a polymeric binder, said polymeric binder...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element having a support having thereon in order: a) at least one porous, ink-retaining layer; and b) a fusible, porous ink-transporting...
Touch screen display and method of manufacture
A touch screen display, includes an electroluminescent display; a touch screen, and a transparent sheet that functions as an element of both the ...
Single pass multi-color printer with improved cutting apparatus and method
A printing apparatus and method that provides for severing of prints from receiver media being printed. The receiver media is moved in a process direction past...
Ink jet printing method
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 an ink...
Method and apparatus for aligning multiple scans of the same area of a
medium using mathematical correlation
An image alignment method and system for aligning two digital images which were intended to be scanned from the same portion of medium, but which may be skewed...
Digital image processing method and system including noise reduction and
tone scale adjustments
A method of processing a digital image, include the steps of: specifying a noise control parameter; employing the noise control parameter to process the digital...
Surface formed complex polymer lenses diffuse reflector
Disclosed is a diffuse reflector comprising a reflective layer and a transparent polymeric film comprising a plurality of complex lenses on a surface thereof.
Method and apparatus for exposure control for a sparsely sampled extended
dynamic range image sensing device
A method of exposure control in a camera employing a sparsely sampled extended dynamic range image sensing device includes the steps of: providing a sparsely...
Method and system for shipping of photofinishing orders
A system and method for automatically determining the shipping weight and cost of a plurality of photofinishing items from a service provider without physically...
Printing apparatus having a media defect detection system
A photographic printer and a method of printing in which the printer is interfaced with a defect detection or scanning system is adapted to inspect photographic...
Streamlined methods and systems for scheduling and handling digital cinema
content in a multi-theatre environment
A method is described for scheduling a playlist from digital content supplied to a server in a multi-screen digital cinema theater, where the playlist includes...