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Method for compressing and decompressing digital having text
A method for compressing a digital image having both saturated text and/or line art and pictorial imagery, the method comprises the steps of: receiving the...
Method for automatically locating an image pattern in digital images using
A method for automatically locating instances of a specified image structure in digital images, comprising the steps of: providing a digital image; detecting...
Printing apparatus for photosensitive media using dichroic prism in
A writing apparatus (10) for forming images from digital data onto color motion picture film or other photosensitive medium (32), the apparatus employing a...
Method of forming precision glass microlens arrays and a microlens array
A method wherein an array of optical elements is formed by forming a mount, including a plurality of element receiving bores therethrough arranged in a...
Method of electronic processing of exposed photographic material
A method of electronic processing of a latent image from a photographic element, the method employing pulsed radiation and radio frequency photoconductivity...
Interferometric-based external measurement system and method
An interferometric-based measurement system for externally measuring a distance between a pair of reference surfaces on an object, including: a low coherence...
Apparatus and method for inserting an updateable hidden image into an
An apparatus for optically embedding hidden data in a source image, wherein the hidden data is updateable in real-time, the apparatus includes (a) optical masks...
Photogate active pixel sensor with high fill factor and correlated double
The present invention provides a high fill factor Photogate Active Pixel Architecture with the capability to perform Correlated Double Sampling, (CDS). The...
Lateral overflow drain, anti-blooming structure for CCD devices having
improved breakdown voltage
An image sensor having an anti-blooming structure, where the image sensor comprises a substrate of a first conductivity type; a dielectric having a first thin...
Method for marking gemstones with a unique micro discrete indicia
A method for providing and reading micro-discrete indicia on a gemstone using near-field optics.
Process for the preparation of high bromide tabular grain emulsions
A process for the preparation of a radiation-sensitive silver halide emulsion comprised of high bromide tabular silver halide grains is described, the process...
Stable photographic color developing composition and method of use
Concentrated and working strength photographic color developing compositions are stabilized with the inclusion of a sulfur compound as a preservative for a color...
Method for preparing an acid salt of p-phenylenediamine-type photographic
A process for purifying p-phenylenediamine color developers in their free-base form. The process includes subjecting a solution containing ...
Thermal imaging composition and imaging member containing polymethine IR
dye and methods of imaging and printing
An imaging member, such as a negative-working printing plate or on-press cylinder, has an imaging layer comprised of a thermally sensitive ionomer (charged...
Camera speed color film with emulsion side micro-lenses
Disclosed is a light sensitive photographic element comprising a support, a convergent micro-lens array, and an interposed light sensitive silver halide emulsion...
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...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element having a substrate having thereon: a) a subbing layer of a polymeric binder and a borate or a borate derivative, the borate or...
Method of controlling width of polyester film support
A method for controlling the width of a polyester film support comprising, in order, the steps of: (a) extruding a polyester resin using one or more extruders;...
Method for manufacturing an integrated display device including an OLED
display and a touch screen
A method of manufacturing a display device having two components, an OLED display formed on a film on one side of a substrate and a touch screen formed on a film...
System and method of constructing a photo album
A method of constructing a photo album including the steps of: providing a plurality of digital images; generating an index print of thumbnails from the digital...
Digital image sequence display system and method
A system and method of generating an immersive digital image sequence capable of providing a perception of self-motion, includes the steps of: generating the...
Printing apparatus and method utilizing a light-activated ink release
A printing apparatus in the form of an inkjet printer and a printing method utilizes a light-activated ink release system. The apparatus includes at least one...
Microfluidic system for controlled fluid mixing and delivery
A microfluidic system is provided for controlling delivery and mixing of thermally-responsive fluids. A plurality of microfluidic inlet channels open into a...
Pinch quill, apparatus, and film winding method
A pinch quill has a shank and a core and sheath apparatus. The core is rotatable about a longitudinal axis. The core has a recess sector and an adjoining recess...
Removing chroma noise from digital images by using variable shape pixel
A method for removing noise on a pixel by pixel basis from pixels of a digital image is disclosed. The pixels are used to produce a map of features, which then...
Method and system for image display
A light-modulating system, includes: a light source for emitting a sequence of light pulses at a period T.sub.p ; a light modulator having a variable-width...
Phosphinometallocenylamides as novel ligands for asymmetric catalysis
Disclosed are novel phosphinometallocenylamides that are useful as ligands for asymmetric catalysis. The novel ligands, which are readily modifiable, contain...
Mixed olefin polymerization catalysts, processes employing such catalysts,
and polymers obtained therefrom
Mixed olefin polymerization catalysts, methods for preparing olefin polymers using the catalysts, and polymers obtained therefrom are disclosed. The mixed...
Colorants containing copolymerizable vinyl groups and sulfonamide linkages
Disclosed are thermally-stable, colored, photopolymerizable compounds containing a vinyl group which are capable of being copolymerized with reactive vinyl...
Photographic material having enhanced light absorption
This invention comprises a silver halide photographic material comprising at least one silver halide emulsion comprising silver halide grains having associated...
Color negative element containing triple-coated blue record and method of
imaging using same
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a support bearing a blue light sensitive record containing at least three layers having different levels of light...
Processing photographic material
A method for processing a silver halide photographic material comprises the steps of loading the material into a chamber adapted to hold the material therein,...
High speed photothermographic materials containing selenium compounds and
methods of using same
Photothermographic imaging materials having increased photospeed are provided by certain selenium chemical sensitizers that are added during the formulation of a...
Method for producing microcapsules having improved wall characteristics
A process for forming microcapsules having substantially impermeable microcapsule walls comprising the steps of: forming an emulsion of an internal phase in a...
Color photographic element comprising a infrared dye-forming system in a
blue image record
The present invention is directed to a method of scanning silver-halide-containing color photographic and photothermographic film. In particular, the present...
A self-adhering image made by the steps comprising: forming an imaged receiver sheet (140) having an image (230), a first thermoplastic layer (304), and a first...
Forming a dielectric layer by thermal decomposition of a metallo-organic
A method of forming a dielectric layer on a substrate, including the steps of providing a metallo-organic material in a solvent, which dissolves such ...
Material and method for treating photographic effluents
The present invention relates to a material and a method for treating of photographic effluents in order to eliminate microorganisms and pollutant by-products so...
Dual sided lamination
A method for laminating a dual sided pre-press proof (140) comprises laminating a first side of a receiver stock (150) with a first pre-laminate sheet (210) and...
Bubble elimination tube with acutely angled transducer horn assembly
A debubbling apparatus for removing gaseous bubbles entrained in a liquid is taught which has improved dearation capacity. The debubbling apparatus includes a...
Method and system for capturing film images
A monobath solution is coated onto undeveloped film to produce a developed image within the film. The coated film is scanned to produce an electronic ...
Thermal management drum for a photographic processor
The present invention relates to a photographic processor and a method of processing photographic material where heat is applied to a processing drum in a manner...
Processing photographic material
An apparatus for processing photographic material has a chamber which is manufactured such that temperature uniformity is maintained across the chamber.
Photobooth for producing digitally processed images
A photobooth includes an electronic camera for capturing and producing a digital image of a customer, processes the digital image to apply a special effect to...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method, comprising the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer with...
Method of delivering fluid into constricted openings free of voids
A method of delivering fluid into constricted openings arranged in a workpiece substantially eliminates the occurrence of voids or air bubbles in the fluid...
Underwater one-time-use camera having camera frame assembly retained in
front housing part at unloading
An underwater one-time-use camera has a housing having a front housing part and a rear housing part. A frame assembly is disposed within the housing. The housing...
Method for carbonylation of lower aliphatic alcohols using tin promoted
A vapor-phase carbonylation method for producing esters and carboxylic acids from reactants comprising lower alkyl alcohols, lower alkyl alcohol generating...
Polyester packaging films producing a peelable seal
A heat sealable packaging film producing a peelable seal is formed from a blend of 99 to 75 weight percent of a copolyester and 1 to 25 weight percent of an...
Method for detecting errors in loading a lenticular material on a printer
A method for detecting errors in loading a lenticular material (10) on a printer (60) comprises loading the lenticular material (10) on a vacuum platen (20) and...