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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...
Object detection using code-modulated light beam
An input document detecting method includes the steps of: (a) modulating a light source of a relative-type optical sensor with a coded digital/analog signal; (b)...
Providing an organic vertical cavity laser array device with etched region
in dielectric stack
A method of making an organic vertical cavity laser array device includes providing a substrate and a first portion of a bottom dielectric stack reflective to...
Method of making a silver halide photographic material having enhanced
light absorption and low fog
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...
Method of color photographic processing for color photographic papers
A method of processing photographic color papers is carried out using a photographic bleach-fixing composition in a bleach-fixing step that is carried out for...
High absorption donor substrate coatable with organic layer(s)
transferrable in response to incident laser light
Making a high absorption donor substrate for providing one or more OLED materials to an OLED device by: providing an absorber anti-reflection layer over a...
Infrared absorbing compounds and their use in imageable elements
Infrared absorbing compounds in which both the anion and the cation absorb infrared radiation, imageable elements that contain these compounds, and methods for...
Imagable articles and compositions therefor
Disclosed is a thermally sensitive imagable article and compositions therefor. The imagable article comprises a coating on a substrate, the coating comprising an...
Method for developing a high contrast photographic material containing a
polyhydrazide nucleating agent
The present invention relates to a method for developing an exposed high contrast photographic silver halide material, said photographic material comprising a...
Color photothermographic elements comprising phenolic thermal solvents
A color photothermographic element comprising at least three light-sensitive units which have their individual sensitivities in different wavelength regions,...
Method for producing patterned deposition from compressed fluid
A method produces patterned deposition on a substrate (14) from compressed fluid. A delivery system (12) cooperates with a controlled environment (30, 100, 200)...
Label and method of making
A method of providing an image on a media having a image-receiving layer and a protective overlayer, comprising the steps of providing an image on said...
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...
Inkjet printing method
This invention relates to an inkjet printing method comprising providing a liquid inkjet ink which contains a thermally responsive material and applying the...
Laminate and gasket manifold for ink jet delivery systems and similar
A system and method for the fabrication of a fluid, gas and/or vacuum flow system (10) having a laminate gasket manifold (14) containing a plurality of...
Method of cleaning nozzles in inkjet printhead
A method of cleaning spaced nozzles in a printhead of a drop-on-demand inkjet printer in which a slight negative pressure is desired in an ink reservoir in order...
Method of package formation utilizing photographic images
The invention relates to a package comprising a flexible substrate having a silver halide formed image.
Techniques for selective enhancement of a digital image
By automatically compensating for unwanted lighting effects caused by varying ambient light sources, digital still images and video are made to appear more...
Wire grid polarizer
A wire grid polarizer (300) for polarizing an incident light beam (130) comprises a substrate having a first surface. A grid or array of parallel, elongated,...
Pigment layer for polymer-dispersed liquid crystal displays
A display having polymer dispersed liquid crystals, which display comprises a transparent substrate; a layer comprising polymer-dispersed cholesteric liquid...
Pulsed illumination signal modulation control & adjustment method and
One aspect of the invention is a method for signal modulation adjustment. The method comprises illuminating a reference target and a region of film with a first...
OLED area illumination light source having a plurality of segments
A solid state area illumination light source includes: a substrate; a plurality of non-pixellated organic light emitting diode (OLED) segments deposited on the...
OLED area illumination light source having flexible substrate on a support
A solid-state area illumination light source includes a rigid support; a flexible substrate attached to the rigid support; an organic light emitting diode (OLED)...
Dye-Layered silver halide photographic elements with low dye stain
This invention provides a silver halide photographic element comprising at least one silver halide emulsion comprising silver halide grains which have associated...
Photographic material comprising a bicyclic pyrazolotriazole coupler with
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer and, having associated with that layer, a ...
Selected acid generating agents and their use in processes for imaging
An acid generating agent useful for imaging photosensitive elements selected from compounds of formulae (I), (II) and (III). ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1 is...
Element with coated dosimeter
An element for ascertaining radiation dosage comprising: a support on which is disposed a coated layer, said coated layer comprising a binder and alanine;...
Apparatus and method for making a double-sided microlens mold and microlens
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...
Method of cleaning printhead in inkjet printer
A method of cleaning a printhead in an inkjet printer by removing organic debris deposits from the printhead, uses anyone of the liquid mixes of NaOCl (sodium...
Camera frame assembly having independently back-pivoting drive hub for
A camera frame assembly has a base member and a drive hub connected to the base member. A shutter is joined to the drive hub. A shutter driver is mounted to the...
Method and system for self-service film processing
One implementation of the invention is a self-service film processing system. In one embodiment, the self-service film processing system comprises a display and...
Dimensionally stable paper substrate for a precursor to an imaged member
The invention comprises a precursor to an imaged member comprising a dimensionally stable substrate including an imagable coating, on a surface thereon, wherein...
Drying apparatus and method for drying coated webs
A method and apparatus for drying a coated web is taught that reduces dryer induced mottle. The apparatus comprises a plurality of ducts positioned in series...
Data storage and retrieval playback apparatus for a still image receiver
Apparatus (10) for storage and retrieval of audio, sound or other data in association with a fixed still image including an image receiver (28) including a...
Producing a compressed digital image organized into layers having
information relating to different viewing...
A method for producing a compressed digital image from an input digital image is disclosed, wherein the compressed digital image is organized into layers having...
Analyzing images to determine if one or more sets of materials correspond
to the analyzed images
A method of analyzing one or more images of a user to determine the likelihood of user interest in materials that can be sent for display to the user includes...
Optical magnifier suitable for use with a microdisplay device
An optical magnifier is provided. One general form of one example embodiment includes two lens elements, at least two aspheric surfaces, and at least one...
A digital scanner for scanning sheet document along transport path. The scanner includes a transport mechanism for moving the document along the transport path...
Quality assurance system for retail photofinishing
A quality assurance system for retail photofinishing includes a communication network; a retail photofinishing site including photofinishing equipment, a client...
Network configuration file for automatically transmitting images from an
electronic still camera
A network configuration file is generated at a host computer and downloaded to a digital camera. This file contains instruction information for communicating...
Polymeric acetal resins containing free radical inhibitors and their use in
Polymeric acetal resins useful in lithographic printing are disclosed. The polymeric acetal resin contains units (A), (B), (C), (D), and (E). Unit (A) is a vinyl...
Isocyanate crosslinked imageable compositions
The present invention provides a positive working imageable composition, which includes a hydroxyfunctional resin comprising a covalently bound radiation...
Apparatus and method for thermal film development and scanning
The invention relates to an apparatus for thermal development having a receiver for receiving an imagewise exposed thermal film, an accumulator for gathering the...
Digital offset lithographic printing
An apparatus for offset lithographic printing including an offset lithographic printing press including a printing cylinder having a surface including a mixture...
Image processing and manipulation system
An image processing and manipulation system provides a user the opportunity to customize images exposed on dry process photosensitive film. That is, the system...