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Correcting for defects in a digital image taken by an image sensor caused
by pre-existing defects in two pixels...
A method for correcting for defects in a digital image taken by an image sensor when there are pre-existing defects in two pixels in adjacent columns of the...
Multiple position lens barrel having cam cylinder with commonly biased
first and second lens carriers
A multiple position lens barrel has a first lens carrier defining an optical axis. The first lens carrier has a set of first cam followers. A second lens carrier...
Methods, apparatus, and systems for detecting partial-shading encodement
In a photography method, a determination is made that a set of captured images includes one or more encoded captured images having a partial shading encodement....
Apparatus which adjusts exposure on luminance value of photoelectrically
converted image pickup screen
At the time of preliminary photographing for exposure adjustment, an image pickup screen is divided into n blocks S100 and color decision processing is executed...
Method for producing micromachined devices and devices obtained thereof
The present invention is related to a method for producing micromachined devices for use in Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS), comprising the steps of...
Process for doping silver halide emulsion grains with Group 8 transition
metal shallow electron trapping...
A process for incorporating dopants in a silver halide emulsion is described comprising precipitating silver halide emulsion grains in a reaction vessel, wherein...
High chloride emulsion having high sensitivity and low fog
The invention provides a radiation sensitive emulsion comprised of a dispersing medium and silver iodochloride grains WHEREIN the silver iodochloride grains ...
Fingerprint protection for clear photographic shield
The invention provides a photographic element comprising a transparent polymer sheet, at least one layer containing negative working photosensitive silver halide...
Method to reduce corrosivity of photographic processing effluent
This relates to a method of rendering a used photographic processing solution less corrosive to low carbon steel comprising: taking at least a used photographic...
Technique for making deep microstructures in photoresist
A method is disclosed for making deep microstructures in photoresist. The method utilizes a pool of photoresist on top of a transparent substrate and the laser...
Desiccants and desiccant packages for highly moisture-sensitive electronic
An effective desiccant for use in a package which has a material including at least in part solid particles of one or more materials, at least one of such...
Photographic processor having an exposure section with an inclined media
The present invention is directed to a photographic processor, such as a minilab, which includes at least an exposure section and a chemical development section....
Continuous stream ink jet printhead of the gas stream drop deflection type
having ambient pressure compensation...
A continuous stream ink jet printhead includes an ink droplet forming mechanism operable to selectively create a stream of ink droplets having a plurality of...
Article for use in preparing a lithographic printing plate by imaging in a
A lithographic printing plate substrate is conditioned for imaging in a printer engine by attaching a leader to the leading edge. The leader is sufficiently...
Camera cowl assembly
A cowl assembly has a base and a twist ring mounted to the base. The twist ring defines an axis. The twist ring is rotatable relative to the base about the axis,...
Camera frame assembly having shutter that slides forward and back with zoom
A camera frame assembly has a frame that defines an optical axis. A shutter driver is mounted to the frame. The shutter driver selectively deflects from a...
Parallel inverse discrete wavelet transform
It is, therefore, an object of the present invention to provide a structure and method of processing signals, which includes transforming a signal into subbands...
Method for varying an image processing path based on image emphasis and
A method for varying the image processing path for a digital image involves the steps of (a) computing an image processing attribute value for the digital image...
LCD-based printing apparatus for printing onto high contrast photosensitive
A printing apparatus (110) for selectively printing an image from image data either onto any member of a set of photosensitive media (140), including a first...
Orientation-sensitive electronic vertical shutter release lock
A digital camera comprising; a user controlled camera system; an orientation sensor for sensing whether the camera is in one of a horizontal or vertical...
System and method for using a single intelligence circuit for a plurality
of imaging rendering components
An electronic imaging system and method are provided that include an image capturing component, such as a digital camera, an image rendering component, such as a...
White-emitting organic electroluminescent device with color filters and
reflective layer for causing colored...
A multicolor organic light-emitting display having an array of pixels having at least two different colors including a substrate; a reflective layer disposed...
A process for polymerization of vinyl monomers is described comprising polymerizing vinyl monomers in the presence of an initiating system comprising (i) an...
Apparatus and method for radiant thermal film development
The present invention relates to a thermal developing photographic element comprising a radiant energy absorbing material incorporated into said photothermal film.
Reversal photographic element comprising an imaging layer containing
imaging and non-image forming emulsions
A reversal photographic element comprising a support and, coated on said support, at least one image recording emulsion layer comprised of: a) a light sensitive...
Thermally developable emulsions and materials containing heterocyclic
Thermally developable compositions such thermographic and photothermographic emulsions include certain heterocyclic disulfide compounds and ascorbic acid or...
Process for making polyester photographic film base and photographic
element comprising said base
A process for making polyester film base material comprising more than 65 mol % of 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol (CHDM) of the total glycol component in the...
Hybrid proofing method
The present invention provides a flexible and convenient method that combines a digital color image with the versatility of an analog imaging method to create a...
Apparently dry waste management system
A method of disposing of photographic silver halide processing solutions including developer, bleach and at least one silver bearing solution comprising a)...
Method of removing material from an interior surface using core/shell
This invention relates generally to methods for removing adherent materials, for example, residues, scale, contaminants, fouling, precipitates, and the like...
Imaging apparatus for increased color gamut using dual spatial light
A display apparatus (10) for projection of a color image from digital data onto a surface (140) comprises a first modulation system which provides a first...
An eyelid positioning technique is provided for an ink jet printer to precisely position the eyelid relative to the catcher to properly seal the print head. The...
Method for printing and verifying limited edition stamps
A limited edition stamp and method for printing limited edition stamps from a plurality of different printers and locations. The limited edition stamps each...
Front portion of a media supply
Camera having transverse optical encoder
A camera has a body having an exposure frame surrounding an exposure opening. The exposure frame has a window. A mask core is mounted in the body. The mask core...
Camera panel assembly having one-piece lens cover/slider
A panel assembly has a slider that is a one-piece plastic casting. The casting has a closure having a margin and a pair of opposed arms joined to the closure....
Automatic digital radiographic bright light
A method for automatically modifying the rendering of an image based on an analysis of pixel values within a selected region of interest comprising: providing a...
Color printer comprising a linear grating spatial light modulator
A printer for printing on a light sensitive media (100) includes a light source (10) and optics. Cross array components and array direction components reduce...
Apparatus and method for determining mismatch involving availability of dye
donor and receiver supplies in...
A method for determining a mismatch involving the availability of a dye donor supply and a dye receiver supply in a thermal printer when a particular print size...
Computed radiography cassette for mammography
A computed radiography cassette comprising: a shell including upper and lower panels joined to first and second side members and a front end member to form a...
High chloride emulsions with optimized digital reciprocity characteristics
A method for forming a radiation-sensitive high chloride silver halide emulsion is described comprising growing cubical silver halide grains having a central...
Digital film processing solutions and method of digital film processing
An aqueous developer solution for use in digital film processing. The developer solution includes a developing agent and at least one surfactant or thickener. A...
Chemically sensitized aqueous-based photothermographic emulsions and
materials and methods of using same
Photothermographic materials prepared using aqueous formulations include silver halides that are chemically sensitized using certain tellurium-containing...
Method to remove unwanted, unexposed, positive-working, radiation-sensitive
The presence of unwanted ink-receptive sections on developed positive-working lithographic plates due to shading by plate-holding clamps during imaging, is...
Mobile telephone system having a detachable camera / battery module
A handheld mobile telephone system is disclosed including a detachable camera/battery module for capturing images and a mobile telephone for communicating with a...
Method for enhancing the edge contrast of a digital image independently
from the texture
A method is described for enhancing a digital image channel, particularly where the digital image channel is split into pedestal and texture signals that...
Region growing based noise reduction method for digital images
A method for removing noise from a pixel of a digital image channel includes the steps of: storing an original value of the pixel of interest and using the value...
Color dependent luminance processing
A method and structure for developing a photographic image from a camera, filtering the image, and developing the image. Filtering of an image entails separating...
Reduced dark current for CMOS image sensors
A CMOS image sensor comprises a substrate of a first conductivity type, a photodetector for capturing incident light and converting it to a charge; a transfer...
Linearity and dynamic range for complementary metal oxide semiconductor
active pixel image sensors
A method and structure for a complementary metal oxide semiconductor active pixel sensor device having a photodetector, a sensing node electrically connected to...