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Surface formed complex polymer lenses for visible light diffusion
Disclosed is a transparent polymeric film having a top and bottom surface comprising a plurality of complex lenses on at least one surface thereof. Such a film...
Electrothermal diffraction grating
A modulator for modulating an incident beam of light, includes a structure defining a cavity and having a base and side walls surrounding the base; a first...
Thermal actuator with spatial thermal pattern
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...
Integrated CMOS active pixel digital camera
An image sensor device comprising a silicon substrate having a plurality of CMOS circuit formed thereon, including a pixel array having a plurality of rows and a...
Flat-panel light emitting pixel with luminance feedback
An image display includes an addressable image display pixel, having a substrate; a light emitter formed on the substrate; a photo-sensor formed on the substrate...
Method and apparatus for scanning images
A method for generating a digital representation of an image by scanning the image with two different types of light. A system for use in generating a digital...
Radiation sensitive lithographic printing plate precursors having
ablation-free imageable composition and method
The present invention relates to a negative-working radiation imageable lithographic printing plate precursor, preferably having only two polymeric layers on a...
White organic light-emitting devices using rubrene layer
An organic light-emitting diode (OLED) device which produces substantially white light includes a substrate; an anode disposed over the substrate; and a hole...
Organic light emitting diode devices with improved luminance efficiency
An organic light emitting device includes a substrate, an anode and a cathode disposed over the substrate; a luminescent layer disposed between the anode and the...
Method of making a solid compacted pellet of organic material for vacuum
deposition of OLED displays
A solid compacted pellet of organic material for use in a vapor deposition source, and a method of making same is disclosed. The solid compacted pellet includes:...
A processor has a rotatable drum housed within an enclosure chamber. Processing solution is applied to the surface of the rotating drum and forms a film of...
A compact camera comprises: a main body part having a front and a rear, including upper and lower longitudinally-horizontal partially-cylindrical portions...
Noise reduction method utilizing statistical weighting, apparatus, and
program for digital image processing
A method of processing a digital image channel to remove noise, includes the steps of: identifying a pixel of interest; identifying at least two sampled local...
Calibration focus position
The present invention is for a ceramic calibration filter, in one embodiment a ceramic attenuator (410), for attenuating radiation between a light source (402)...
Method and system for generating enhanced gray levels in an
electromechanical grating display
A method for actuating an electromechanical grating device that has ribbon elements. The method includes the steps of: providing a data stream, generating a...
Tone scale processing based on image modulation activity
A method for generating an image-dependent tone scale curve includes (a) computing an image activity histogram for an input image value as a function of the...
Method for measuring magnification of an afocal optical system
A method is taught for measuring magnification of an afocal optical system. The method comprises the steps of directing a collimated light beam through the...
Detection of pitch variations in lenticular material
A method of sensing the pitch or relative location of a lenticular lens on a sheet of transparent lenticular material of the type having a repeating pattern of...
Preventing crease formation in donor web in dye transfer printer that can
cause line artifact on print
A dye transfer printer uses a dye donor web that is capable of developing a crease-causing wave-like or ripple distortion across the donor web when the donor web...
Printing apparatus with dot-gain compensation using spatial filter
An apparatus and method for applying dot-gain (110) compensation to halftone bitmap files used in printing a digital halftone image. Dot-gain is added by...
Self-illuminating imaging device
A self-illuminating solid-state color image capture device, includes: an array of light emitting elements and light sensing elements formed on a common...
Cascaded organic electroluminescent devices with improved voltage stability
A cascaded organic electroluminescent device with connecting units having improved voltage stability is disclosed. The device comprises an anode, a cathode, a...
Medium-handling in printer for donor and receiver mediums
A printer includes a print head for printing from a donor medium to a receiver medium, a platen member for holding the donor medium in a printing relation with...
Photographic processing drum having a circular drying cylinder
A photographic processor includes a circular processing drum and a circular drying cylinder. A transfer arm is utilized to transfer processed photographic media...
Ink set for ink jet printing
A pigment-based ink set for ink jet printing is described, wherein each ink in the ink set has a normalized differential specular reflectance, N.DELTA.R.sub.S...
Disposable ink supply bag having connector-fitting
A fitting is attached to a disposable ink supply bag and has an ink egress snout for discharging an ink supply from the bag. The fitting is configured to engage...
Drop-on-demand liquid emission using asymmetrical electrostatic device
A liquid emission device includes a chamber having a nozzle orifice. Separately addressable dual electrodes are positioned on opposite sides of a central...
System and method for communication of digital images generated from
A photographic system includes a photographic film having a film ID number thereon; a receipt provided with the photographic film, the receipt being imprinted...
Camera capable of having alternatively positioned mode indicator
A camera is capable of being assembled with an alternately positioned mode indicator. The camera includes the following in order to achieve this objective. A...
Method and apparatus for enhancing the edge contrast of an interpolated
A method for enhancing a digital image channel, the method comprising the following steps: (a) providing a digital image channel having image pixels; (b)...
Double sided wire grid polarizer
A wire grid polarizer (100) for polarizing an incident light beam (130), comprising a substrate (505) having a first surface (410) and a second surface (510);...
Producing panoramic digital images by digital camera systems
A panoramic digital image is produced by providing a digital camera having a memory and which is operable in a first mode for producing individual still digital...
Active pixel sensor with programmable color balance
A semiconductor based image sensor comprising a plurality of pixels formed upon a major surface of a semiconductor substrate, a majority of the pixels having a...
Image producing process and apparatus with magnetic load roller
An image processing apparatus (10) includes: a) a rotatable, magnet-attracting imaging drum (300) arranged to mount a receiver sheet (32) and a donor sheet (36)...
Ink jet ink composition
An ink jet ink composition of water, a dye, a humectant and a hyperbranched polymer.
Thermally developable emulsions and imaging materials containing binder
Aqueous-based thermally sensitive emulsions and imaging materials include a mixture of binders in at least one imaging layer. These binder mixtures include from...
Black-and-white aqueous photothermographic materials containing
Aqueous-based photothermographic materials comprise a hydrophilic binder, preformed silver halides, an organic silver salt other than a silver carboxylate, a...
High contrast photographic element containing a polyhydrazide nucleating
The present invention relates to an ultrahigh contrast photographic material comprising a support bearing a silver halide emulsion layer, containing at least one...
Sound recording film
A black and white silver halide motion picture sound recording film is disclosed comprising a transparent support bearing at least one silver halide emulsion...
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...
Ink jet composition
An ink jet ink composition including water, humectant and a metallized, phthalocyanine colorant, the metallized, phthalocyanine colorant having the formula:...
Ink cartridge having shielded pocket for memory chip
An ink cartridge includes a housing with an integral pocket, an ink supply bag contained in the housing, and a memory chip supported in a wall opening of the...
Printhead assembly with shift register stages facilitating cleaning of
An inkjet printhead assembly (50) for an inkjet printer having a printhead (10) with a plurality of nozzles (24) and data path and control electronics circuitry...
Camera having rotary optical encoder
A camera, used with photographic film, has a body having an exposure support surrounding an exposure opening. The body defines an encoder light path. An encoder...
Camera assembly having a traveler and pivotable turret driven by an
A camera assembly has a support that defines an optical axis. A traveler is movable along the optical axis between first and second positions relative to the...
Automatic bright window detection
A method for automatically processing a digital image to locate one or more windows that are substantially brighter than their surroundings begins by processing...
Method and computer program for detecting rotation and magnification of
An improved method and computer program product for detecting an amount of rotation or magnification in a modified image, of the type including the steps of: a)...
Method and system for altering defects in digital image
One aspect of the invention is a method for correcting a digital image representative of a tangible image. A first corrected intensity value for a first pixel of...
Method for automatic text placement in digital images
A method for placing a human understandable item, such as a caption, text or a figurative element, in a digital image includes the steps of (a) digitally...