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Ink jet recording element
A porous ink jet recording element having a support having thereon an image-receiving layer having: (a) inorganic particles having a primary particle size of...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element having a support having thereon the following layers in order: a) a base layer of a polymeric binder, a polymeric mordant and a...
Method of selecting ink jet inks and receiver in a color set and receiver
A method of selecting a pigment ink set and receiver in combination including: printing at least two color inks onto a set of receiver to form single color...
Ink droplet forming apparatus and method for use in ink jet printer system
According to one aspect of the invention, an ink droplet forming mechanism for use in an ink jet printer system includes an ink discharge nozzle for discharging...
Method of manufacturing a thermally actuated liquid control device
Methods for manufacturing thermally actuated liquid control devices such as ink jet printheads and fluid microvalves are disclosed. Thermal actuators for a...
Imaging apparatus capable of forming an image consistent with type of
imaging consumable loaded therein and...
Imaging apparatus capable of forming an image consistent with type of imaging consumable loaded therein, and method of assembling the apparatus. The imaging...
Purgable multiport valve
A multiport valve is taught for regulating flow of liquid therethrough originating from at least two sources. The valve includes a three cylindrical valve...
Method for determining necessary resolution for zoom and crop images
The disclosed method uses empirically derived image quality data in order to determine an image resolution for a particular zoom and/or crop operation performed...
Method of determining the extent of blocking artifacts in a digital image
A digital image processing method determines the extent of blocking artifacts in a digital image by first forming a column difference image and averaging the...
Method and apparatus for the authentication of encoded data
A data recording element includes a data recording medium and a recording medium support; data recorded on the data recording medium; and c) a unique ID...
Compact imaging head and high speed multi-head laser imaging assembly and
Several optical heads are mounted on a common carriage adapted to scan a photosensitive printing plate. Each head is equipped with a laser source, a modulator...
Photoresist nanocomposite optical plastic article and method of making same
An optical nanocomposite material has a nanoparticulate filler dispersed in a polymeric host photoresist material. According to the method of making the...
Photographic element, compound, and process
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a cyan coupler having the formula: ...
Photographic day/night displays utilizing inorganic particles
The invention relates to an imaging member comprising a duplitized imaging layer and a support comprising at least one layer comprising an inorganic particle...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a support having thereon a porous image-receiving layer comprising at least about 50% by weight of particles and less...
Method of forming a display using cholesteric material
A method of making a display includes providing a transparent support and providing a conductive transparent layer formed thereover; patterning the transparent...
Method of making an emissive layer for an organic light-emitting device
A method of making an electroluminescent device having a substrate, and at least one dopant receiving layer containing a host material which when doped provides...
Method and apparatus for online switching between supply vessels
A method and apparatus for switching a supply to a process from a first vessel to a second vessel. Liquid is flowed from the first vessel through a first outlet...
Laminator assembly having an improved dual durometor lamination roller
A laminating method of forming a pre-press proof (200) which comprises the steps of forming a lamination sandwich (210); placing lamination sandwich (210) at the...
Imaging using silver halide films with inverse mounted micro-lens and
A camera is provided. The camera has a primary lens adapted to focus light from a scene and an array of micro-lenses with each micro-lens having a light...
Camera front seal assembly
A camera seal assembly has a first retainer having an opening. The first retainer defines an axis extending through the opening. A second retainer is disposed in...
Apparatus for assessing overall quality of hardcopy images
An apparatus for producing a numerical representation of perceived overall image quality of a test image includes a viewing support for mounting the test image;...
Synchronization of music and images in a camera with audio capabilities
A portable electronic image displayer and audio player, including: a digital memory for storing digital images; a digital memory for storing an audio recording;...
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...
Imaging drum with automatic balance correction
A self-balancing imaging drum (300) for supporting print media (32) includes an external surface (303) having a plurality of vacuum holes (306) extending from...
Highly branched polymer from telomerization
A process for making hyperbranched polymers from A.sub.n --L.sub.z (XY).sub.m type monomers wherein A is a polymerizable group moiety, XY is a telogen group...
Thermal dye transfer receiver element with microvoided support
Disclosed is a thermal dye-transfer dye-image receiving element comprising: (a) a dye-receiving layer 1; (b) beneath layer 1, a microvoided layer 2 containing a...
Silver (carboxylate-n-alkyl thiolate) particles for photothermographic of
The present disclosure relates to dispersions of silver (carboxylate-n-alkyl thiolate). The carboxylates are typically silver salts of long chain fatty acids and...
Method for preparing silver halide photographic tabular grains emulsions
The invention relates to a method for preparing photographic silver halide tabular grains emulsions. The method of the invention comprises a first single...
Photographic element containing a red dye-forming pyrazolotriazole coupler
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a a light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a pyrazolotriazole dye forming...
Ambient condition sensor for a photosensitive media cartridge
A photosensitive media cartridge includes an ambient condition sensor mounted in the cartridge for sensing ambient conditions in the cartridge. When the...
Method for processing a color reversal photographic film
The invention relates to a method for processing an exposed color reversal photographic film. This method comprises the step of circulating the exposed film in a...
Glow-in-the dark display element
This invention provides a display element comprising a support, a phosphorescent material, and at least one layer containing a silver halide emulsion, wherein...
Method and material for photographic processing
A method of providing an image in an imagewise exposed photographic silver halide material comprising at least one silver halide emulsion layer, which method...
Process for making media for high quality ink jet printing
Disclosed is media for receiving jetted ink comprising a support bearing a predetermined array of three dimensional cells composed of hydrophobic walls and...
Photosensitive compositions having mixtures of alkoxy and non-alkoxy
diazonium salt containing compounds
The present invention includes an imageable element, which can be: (a) an imageable element comprising an imaging layer which comprises: an aromatic diazonium...
Method and system for calculating the fractional exposure of photographic
The invention provides a method for calculating the fractional exposure of black and white photographic material, the developed material being processed in a...
Electroluminescent devices having diarylanthracene polymers
An electroluminescent device comprises an anode, a cathode, and an emissive layer having a polymer luminescent material disposed between the anode and cathode,...
Apparatus and method of coating a web
An apparatus and method of bead coating a web using a coating die. The method comprises forming one or more layers of coating material using the coating die and...
Ink supply system for an ink jet printer
A device and method for supplying ink to ink jet printer heads comprising first and second carriage portions non-rigidly coupled such that the two carriage...
Printable shelf label having a liquid crystal display
A method of making a programmable shelf tag, including the steps of supplying a display element having a single flexible transparent; mounting the display...
Support frame for a processing solution container package
A processing solution container package system includes a frame that supports the containers of the package system and allows each of the containers to collapse...
Method and apparatus for ordering photofinishing goods and/or services
A method, system and apparatus for displaying photofinishing goods and/or services that are being offered for sale. An apparatus is provided which includes a...
Depressurized underwater one-time-use camera with seal integrity indicator
In a photography method, a partial vacuum is provided within a pressure housing of a camera having an unexposed film unit. The camera is sealed against both air...
Dual action shutter release with thumbwheel brake and methods
A shutter release-thumbwheel brake for a camera has a thumbwheel, a shutter release, and a sprag. The shutter release is pivotable reative to the thumbwheel...
Albuming method with automatic page layout
An albuming method includes the automatic adaptation of the page layout of a plurality of images to a boundary condition of an event. The method includes the...
Digital image processing method and for brightness adjustment of digital
A method of calculating a brightness balance value for an original image having contribution from the visible spectrum of wavelengths including red, green, and...
Image processing method for reducing noise and blocking artifact in a
A digital image processing method reduces noise and blocking artifacts in a digital image by first converting the RGB values of the digital image pixels to Y, Cb...
Bulk complex polymer lens light diffuser
Disclosed is a diffusion film comprising a transparent polymeric film base bearing a plurality of integral contiguous layers, each layer having a pattern of...
System for reproducing images and method thereof
System for reproducing images and method thereof. An image acquisition device belonging to the system acquires the image and converts the image into indicia,...