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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...
Method for blond-hair-pixel removal in image skin-color detection
A computer vision/image processing method of removing blond hair color pixels in digital image skin detection for a variety of imaging related applications, such...
Method of controlling the reproduction of copyrighted images
A method of controlling the reproduction of copyrighted images, includes the steps of: a) providing an image medium having a predetermined pattern of micro-dots;...
Sheet media system having radio-frequency identification transponder
A sheet media system comprising an apparatus for utilizing sheet media; and a radio-frequency identification transceiver associated with said apparatus for...
CMOS active pixel image sensor with extended dynamic range and sensitivity
A semiconductor based X-Y addressable imager having an imaging array with a plurality of the pixels within the X-Y addressable imager, a photodetector within...
Tuning a printer by printing patterns which beat against a spatial
frequency of a component within the printer
A method of tuning a printer by printing a pattern, which beats against a component within the printer includes designing a first pattern, which has a spatial...
Unipolar drive for cholesteric liquid crystal displays
A reflective memory display is disclosed which includes: a flexible polymeric substrate; a patterned first conductor disposed over the substrate; and a layer...
Light integrator for film scanning with enhanced suppression of artifacts
due to scratches and debris
A light integrator produces diffuse illumination from a beam of light wherein image artifacts due to debris within the integrator are suppressed. The light...
Imaging materials comprising electrically conductive polymer particle
Image-forming materials including photographic, thermographic, and thermally-developable imaging materials include one or more transparent electrically...
Camera speed color film with base side micro-lenses
Disclosed is a light sensitive photographic element suitable for image capture followed by machine reading to produce a single perspective two-dimensional color...
Ink cartridge in which ink supply bag held fast to housing
An ink cartridge includes an ink supply bag, a fitting attached to the bag and including an integral ink egress snout, and a pair of housing halves that contain...
Method and system for correcting non-symmetric distortion in an image
Non-symmetric distortion generated by an imaging system producing a distortion predominantly in one image dimension is corrected by providing a distortion model...
Method for modification of non-image data in an image processing chain
A method for modification of metadata in an image processing chain is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of: providing metadata corresponding to...
Micro-mechanical polarization-based modulator
A micro-mechanical spatial light modulator for modulating a polarization state of an incident beam (20) comprises a plurality of rotatable elements. Each of the...
Method and system for estimating sensor dark current drift and
One aspect of the present invention is a system for estimating sensor and illumination non-uniformities. The system comprises a first light source, and a first...
Transparent field spreading layer for dispersed liquid crystal coatings
A display sheet having polymer dispersed liquid crystals, includes a substrate and a state changing layer disposed over the substrate and defining first and...
Scannerless range imaging system having high dynamic range
A scannerless range imaging system includes an illumination system for illuminating a scene with modulated illumination of a predetermined modulation frequency,...
Coating fluid for imaging element comprising solubilized collagen gelatin
An aqueous coating fluid is described comprising gelatin at a concentration of at least 1 wt % and a colloidal particle dispersed material phase at a volume...
Articles having imagable coatings
Imageable articles comprising positive working polymeric coatings on substrates are given a heat treatment as part of their manufacture, notably at a moderate...
Stable IR dye composition for invisible marking
This invention relates to a latex composition comprising water as a continuous phase and, as the dispersed phase, hydrophobic polymer particles having associated...
Method for the production of a printing plate using particle growing
acceleration by an additive polymer
A coating solution useful in the preparation of printing plate precursors comprises: a) a radiation sensitive composition C comprising a phenolic resin; b) at...
Ultrasonically sealing the cover plate to provide a hermetic enclosure for
A method of providing a hermetically sealed enclosure for a highly moisture sensitive electronic device including depositing an electrical conductor on the...
Compacting moisture-sensitive organic materials in making an organic
A method of compacting moisture-sensitive organic material adaptable for making an organic layer on a structure which will form part of an organic light-emitting...
Dye mixture for ink jet ink
An ink jet ink composition comprising water, a humectant and a mixture of a water-soluble, magenta anthrapyridone dye and Reactive Red 23, Reactive Red 24,...
A processor for processing photosensitive material has a rotatable outer drum and an inner sprocket wheel which is independently rotatable from the outer drum....
System and method for digital film development using visible light
One aspect of the invention is a system for digital dye color film processing. In one embodiment, a developer station applies a processing solution to film to...
Ink cartridge having ink supply bag filled to less than capacity and folded
in cartridge housing
An ink cartridge includes a flexible bag filled with a liquid ink, and a cartridge housing that holds the bag. The bag is filled to a predetermined percentage of...
Disposable ink assemblage
A disposable ink assemblage intended for an ink cartridge includes an ink bag containing an ink supply, and an ink egress snout attached to the bag and from...
Camera with frame counter
A camera includes a frame counter having a single numerical scale of frame count indicia capable of being successively viewed after each picture is taken. The...
Camera for forming simultaneous images covering different areas of the same
A camera has a wide-angle taking lens and a telephoto taking lens for forming simultaneous wide-angle and telephoto images of the same subject, to make...
Method and apparatus for correcting heavily damaged images
A system and method for correcting defects in images. A secondary defect map, defining heavily damaged portions of the image which were not corrected...
Imaging device and method for imaging photosensitive media of different
The present invention provides for an imaging device such as a scanner or printer. The imaging device includes a unique media gate arrangement in which each of...
Photographic processing system
A method of processing a print order in which the entire order is delivered simultaneously. An exposed sheet carrying all the latent images of the order is...
Method of coating a polymer-dispersed electro-optical fluid and sheets
A light modulating layer formed by providing an emulsion having electro-optical fluid in a gelatin solution, heating the emulsion to reduce the viscosity of the...
Microbead and immiscible polymer voided polyester for imaging medias
The present invention relates to an image recording element a microvoided layer comprising a continuous phase polyester matrix having dispersed therein...
Photographic peracid bleaching composition, processing kit, and method of
A composition for photographic bleaching contains a peracid bleaching agent such as a peroxide, persulfate, or periodate, and a cyclicaminomethanediphosphonic...
Thermally developable emulsions and materials containing tirazine-thione
Thermally developable compositions such thermographic and photothermographic emulsions include certain triazine-thione compounds. These emulsions can be used in...
Low moisture donor substrate coatable with organic layers transferrable in
response in incident radiation
A low moisture donor element for use in transferring moisture sensitive organic material to an OLED device including a low moisture transparent support; an...
Forming an improved stability emissive layer from a donor element in an
A method of forming an organic light-emitting device with improved stability including forming an anode over a substrate, providing a cathode spaced from the...
Transfer of organic material from a donor to form a layer in an OLED device
Method and apparatus are disclosed for transferring organic material from a donor onto a substrate to form a layer of organic material on one or more OLED...
Laser thermal imaging process, dye, and element
A laser-induced thermal recording element comprising a support having thereon a colorant layer comprising a colorant dispersed in a polymeric binder, said...
Coating method with improved coating uniformity by choice of surfactant
A method for measuring the dynamic surface tension (DST) of a proposed outer layer of a liquid composition, to be curtain or slide hopper coated, over a range of...
The present invention involves a method for forming an improved lamination envelope (260) for use in forming a pre-press proof (200) which comprises laminating...
Method and device for processing a color reversal photographic film
The invention relates to a method and device for processing an exposed color reversal photographic film. This method enables the water consumption of the washing...
Monocentric autostereoscopic optical apparatus using resonant fiber-optic
A substantially monocentric arrangement of optical components provides stereoscopic display of a virtual image, electronically scanned by resonant actuation of a...
Ink cartridge having ink identifier oriented to provide ink identification
An ink cartridge includes an ink egress snout from which an ink supply is discharged from the ink cartridge, and a collar that mates with the snout and can be...
Coalescence-free inkjet printing by controlling drop spreading on/in a
An inkjet printer system and method for recording an image in a single pass print mode includes a printhead having a plurality of nozzles that are selectively...
Electrostatic fluid ejector with dynamic valve control
A drop-on-demand liquid emission device, such as for example an ink jet printer, includes a member movable through a path for driving liquid from the device,...