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Method and system for reducing toner rub-off in an electrophotographic
apparatus by using printers' anti-offset...
Apparatus and method for reducing toner rub-off from a copy made by an electrophotographic process wherein printers' anti-offset powder (e.g. finely-powdered...
Toning station intermediate bearing cap and tension assembly
An improved electrophotographic toning station for use in an electrophotographic printer includes a unitary bearing cap and tension sprocket assembly that allows...
Camera using beam splitter with micro-lens image amplification
In one aspect, an imaging system is provided. The imaging system has a taking lens unit adapted to focus light from a scene, and a beam splitter receiving light...
Method and system for archival and retrieval of images based on the shape
properties of identified segments
A method for representing an image in terms of the shape properties of its identified segments of interest involves analyzing each segment of interest to...
Apparatus for printing high resolution images using reflective LCD
An apparatus for printing images including an illumination optics (75) that provides uniform area light is disclosed. A prism (370) is located at a first...
Imaging materials with conductive layers containing electronically
conductive polymer particles
An imaging material comprising a support having disposed thereon: a) at least one image-formning layer, and b) at least one transparent electrically conductive...
Process for making a two layer thermal negative plate
A process for forming a negative image useful as a printing plate is disclosed. A photosensitive assembly that comprises (a) a hydrophilic support, (b) a first...
Ink recording element containing a laminate adhesion promoting inner layer
The present invention comprises an ink recording element comprising a support having thereon a hydrophilic absorbing layer, a laminate adhesion promoting polymer...
Microlens array mold
A method for making a double-sided microlens mold and microlens array mold is described which utilizes a spinning half radius diamond cutting member operated in...
Management of physiological and psychological state of an individual using
images therapeutic imaging...
A method for classifying images according to features that are relevant to potential therapeutic effect, comprising: providing an image; and classifying said...
Electro-optic spatial modulator for high energy density
The present invention provides an imaging assembly comprising: (a) a modulator crystal comprising a first surface and a second surface substantially opposite to...
Printing and delivery of digital images and text via a central receiving
A method of delivering printed images to a recipient, includes the steps of electronically transmitting digital images and image locator information from a...
Photographic multi-layer film base comprising 1,4-cyclohexane dimethanol
This invention relates to a poly(ethylene terephthalate)-based photographic multilayer film base having improved properties with regard to cutting and finishing...
Electrophotographic toner and development process with improved image and
Development systems and methods for developing using toner are disclosed. The present invention further discloses developers used in development systems. With...
Method for making biochip substrate
A gelatin-based substrate for fabricating protein arrays, the substrate containing: gelatin and a trifunctional compound A--L--B; wherein A is a functional group...
Method of handling organic material in making an organic light-emitting
A method of handling powders of organic materials in making an organic light-emitting device (OLED) is disclosed. The method includes forming solid pellets from...
Method of treating waste effluent
This invention provides a method of treating waste effluent, particularly photographic effluent, containing reduced species such as thiosulphate or sulphite, by...
Organic light-emitting device structure using metal cathode sputtering
An OLED device, including a substrate, an anode formed of a conductive material disposed over the substrate, an emissive layer having an electroluminescent...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method having the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer with an ink...
Continuous ink jet printer with micro-valve deflection mechanism and method
of making same
A continuous inkjet printer in which a continuous ink stream is deflected at the printhead nozzle bore without the need for charged deflection plates or tunnels....
Camera having shared optics for optical viewfinding and for electronic
capture and display
An optical and electronic viewer of a camera has a body having entrance and exit openings and entrance and exit tunnels extending inward from respective...
Noise cleaning and interpolating sparsely populated color digital image
A method for processing a sparsely populated color digital image having colored pixels to produce a fully populated and noise clean color image including noise...
Representing digital images in a plurality of image processing states
A method for representing a digital image in a plurality of image processing states using at least one reference digital image and at least one residual image...
Method and apparatus for modifying a hard copy image digitally in
accordance with instructions provided by consumer
A system and method for editing an image provided on a hard copy print. The system includes a marking device for placing an instruction indicia on the hard copy...
Method and system for panoramic image morphing
Intermediate panoramic images are each generated from two original panoramic images, where each panoramic image provides a 360 degree field of view of a scene...
Method for creating a lateral overflow drain, anti-blooming structure in a
charge coupled device
A method for creating a lateral overflow drain, anti-blooming structure in a charge-coupled device, the method includes the steps of providing a substrate of a...
Method of making a silver halide photographic material having enhanced
light absorption and low fog and...
This invention relates to a method of spectrally sensitizing a silver halide emulsion comprising the following steps in the following order a) providing a silver...
Process to produce a custom-color overlay
Methods for making an imaged custom-color overlay. The method includes a) providing a photosensitive ink of a selected color; b) providing a carrier sheet...
Thermal generation of a mask for flexography
Vesicular images are formed by thermal imaging of imageable layers containing thermally imageable vesicular imaging compositions. The vesicular images can be...
Radiographic imaging assembly for mammography
A radiographic imaging assembly comprises a radiographic silver halide film having a film speed of at least 100 and a single fluorescent intensifying screen that...
Radiographic silver halide film for mammography with reduced dye stain
A radiographic silver halide film useful for mammography comprises a support having a cubic grain silver halide emulsion on one side. The cubic grains are...
High contrast indicator element
The invention relates to a material to form an indicator element comprising a base material and at least one photosensitive silver halide layer, wherein the base...
Organic electroluminescent device having an adhesion-promoting layer for
use with a magnesium cathode
An organic electroluminescent device is provided that includes an anode and a substantially pure Mg cathode, an electroluminescent medium disposed between the...
System and method for digital film development using visible light
One embodiment is a system for the development of a film includes an infrared light source and a visible light source. The system also includes at least one...
Method for automatic arrangement determination of partial radiation images
for reconstructing a stitched full image
A method for automatic arrangement determination of partial radiation images for reconstructing a stitched full image. At least two radiation sub-images of an...
Closed loop three color alignment system for a digital projector
A closed loop three color alignment system for a digital projector comprises a light source and an optical engine (50) which splits a beam of light from the...
Continuous ink jet printing apparatus with improved drop placement
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...
Low catch voltage startup
The use of the lowest all catch voltage for deflecting the charged droplets onto the catcher surface enhances the reliability of the startup sequence for ink jet...
Method of printing multi-color image
A method of printing a multi-color image on a particular surface, using a digital image file having a discrete number of pixels that collectively represent the...
Cleaning ink jet print heads using ultra-violet and green Nd-YAG lasers
A method and apparatus are provided for removing contaminates from ink jet printer components. The normal output from a Nd-YAG laser is frequency multiplied to...
Printer capable of forming an image on a receiver substrate according to
type of receiver substrate and a...
A printer capable of forming an image on a receiver substrate according to type of receiver substrate, and a method of assembling the printer. An identifier...
Image file data equivalence algorithms respective to output devices
The present invention provides a method for reproducing image data from a press output on another device. The present invention mimics color, resolution and...
Method and apparatus to automatically enhance the quality of digital images
by measuring grain trace magnitudes
One aspect of the invention is a method of automatically enhancing a digital image. The magnitudes of grain traces are measured in at least two segments in the...
Multi-mode digital image processing method for detecting eyes
The present invention comprises a digital image processing method for detecting human eyes in a digital image. This method comprises the steps of: detecting iris...
System and method for embedding a watermark signal that contains message
data in a digital image
A method for embedding a watermark signal that contains message data in a digital image sequence having two or more frames, includes the steps of: producing a...
Preformatted guide tracks and co-written control tracks for multichannel
A method for multi-track optical data recording comprising the steps of providing an optical recording medium that includes a plurality of parallel, preformatted...
Electro-optic despeckling modulator and method of use
A method of reducing the appearance of speckle resulting from a coherent light beam, includes the steps of: providing an electro-optic device having, an...
Color image reproduction of scenes with preferential color mapping
A method of automatically processing a digital color image, the digital color image having pixels values from which lightness, chroma, and hue values of the...
Auto white balancing apparatus and method
An auto white balancing apparatus includes a block split circuit for splitting an image into a plurality of blocks; a representative color calculating circuit...
Image capture and printing device
An image producing device (10) including a digital camera an area image sensor (20) disposed at an image plane for receiving the image of a subject (21), and...