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Method for enhancing the edge contrast of a digital image
A method for utilizing a predetermined tone scale conversion to enhance a digital image comprised of a plurality of image pixels, each image pixel characterized...
Method and apparatus for printing images in multiple formats using a
spatial light modulator
A printer (100) able to print in a plurality of output formats depending on width of media (160) loaded in the printer (100) is disclosed. The printer (100)...
Digital camera incorporating high frame rate mode
A method of reading out a CCD interline image sensor having M lines.times.N columns of photosites, N vertical shift registers corresponding to the N columns of...
Catalysts containing per-ortho aryl substituted aryl or heteroaryl
substituted nitrogen donors
Catalyst compositions useful for the polymerization of olefins are disclosed. These compositions comprise a Group 8-10 metal complex comprising a bidentate or...
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...
Thermal switchable composition and imaging member containing complex oxonol
IR dye and methods of imaging and...
An imaging member, such as a negative-working printing plate or on-press cylinder, can be prepared with a hydrophilic imaging layer comprised of a heat-sensitive...
Cathode layer in organic light-emitting diode devices
An OLED device including a substrate, an anode formed of a conductive material over the substrate, and an emissive layer having an electroluminescent material...
Slide bead coating with a low viscosity carrier layer
An improved method of thin film coating is taught that uses a multi-slot coating apparatus to apply multiple liquid layers to a moving substrate. The lowermost...
Intraoral dental radiographic film packet with thermoplastic comfort
enhancing integrated frame
An intraoral x-ray film packet is taught which includes a molded thermoplastic frame (preferably injection molded) to which an x-ray dental packet is sealed. The...
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...
Continuous inkjet printer with actuatable valves for controlling the
direction of delivered ink
Apparatus for controlling ink in a continuous inkjet printer. A nozzle element defining an ink staging chamber and having a nozzle bore in communication with the...
Apparatus and method for marking multiple colors on a contoured surface
having a complex topography
Apparatus for marking a contoured surface having complex topography and preferably with multiple color marking. The apparatus comprises a movable marker for...
Method of making a print head
A method of making a print head (100) includes forming a body (110) having a closed base (120) and independent fluid containment compartments (220) formed about...
Camera having oversized imager and method
A camera has a body and a capture system disposed in the body. The capture system is actuable to capture an archival image and an assessment image. The capture...
Laser projection display system
A display apparatus includes a laser light source for emitting a light beam having a coherence length; a beam expander for expanding the light beam; a spatial...
System and method for light falloff compensation in an optical system
An apparatus and method for compensating for light falloff in a film master frame of a photographic image. A masking unit is positioned between the master frame...
2-halo-1-cycloalkenecarboxamides and their preparation
The invention relates to a 2-halo-1-cycloalkenecarboxamides represented by Formula I: ##STR1## wherein n is 1 or 2; R is hydrogen or an alkyl group; and ...
Water-dispersible acrylic-modified polyester resins used in coatings and
process for their preparation
Disclosed is a water-dispersible acrylic-modified polyester resin containing sulfonate groups prepared by addition copolymerization of ethylenically unsaturated...
Core/shell silver donors for photothermographic systems comprising an
oxidatively more reactive shell
The present invention is directed to a photothermographic element comprising silver halide, a blocked developer, a coupler, and core/shell particles, each such...
Hydrophilic colloid composition
A hydrophilic colloid composition having hydrophobic material dispersed therein and comprising an anionic surface active agent further comprises a cationic...
Method of passivating a silver donor with a dye and photothermographic
systems made thereby
The invention is directed to a color photothermographic film in which particles comprising an organic silver salt is treated with a dye that functions as a...
High-speed thermally developable imaging materials and methods of using
High-speed black-and-white photothermographic emulsions and materials comprise chemically sensitized photosensitive silver halide grains, at least 70% of the...
Process control method to increase deaeration capacity in an ECR by
constant voltage operation
A method is taught for debubbling a liquid composition containing entrained gas bubbles that increases the effectiveness of ultrasonic debubbling apparatus...
Continuous inkjet printhead with selectable printing volumes of ink
An inkjet printhead, that includes a plurality of nozzle bores from which streams of ink droplets having selectable first and second volumes are emitted; a...
Apparatus and method of heat embossing thin, low density polethylene films
A method and apparatus for embossing plastic web materials, for instance, low density polyethylene film, have a movable, first embossing element having a...
Measuring absolute static pressure at one or more positions along a
A method of measuring absolute static pressure at one or more positions along the wall of a microfluidic device transporting a working fluid that is immiscible...
Underwater camera housing having sealed pivotable shutter actuator and
An underwater housing has a shell having inside and outside surfaces and an opening extending between the surfaces. An actuator is disposed in the opening. The...
Camera electronic system and method of assembling same
In one aspect of the present invention, camera electrical system is provided for use in a family of recyclable cameras each camera having a set of desired...
Underwater camera having viewports bearing on viewfinder tunnel of frame
An underwater camera has a frame assembly, which has a frame and front and rear covers mounted on the frame. The frame has a viewfinder tunnel. A pressure...
Method and apparatus for printing digital images
A method and apparatus for printing a customer image order, each containing a plurality of images. A digital record of a customer order containing a plurality of...
Correction of color balance in images
The invention relates to the color correction of images. The method is based on the assumption that the red, green and blue standard deviations, particularly of...
Backlit display for selectively illuminating lenticular images
A backlit display device (118) for the automatic viewing of lenticular image cards (62) comprising an illumination source (56) which by design selectively...
Method for enhanced bit depth in an imaging apparatus using a spatial light
A method for increasing the number of intensity levels available on one or more color channels in an imaging apparatus (10) using a spatial light modulator (22)....
Imaging apparatus using dither to minimize pixel effects
An imaging apparatus (10) for forming images from digital data, typically for printing or projection, the apparatus employing a spatial light modulator (30). The...
Method for automatic white balance of digital images
A white balance correction method for a digital imaging device, including determining a scene illuminant type from a scene brightness and one or more color...
Electronic still camera for capturing digital image and creating a print
A digital camera includes a liquid crystal display (LCD) for viewing images captured from an image sensor and stored on a removable memory card. The LCD also...
Image display for displaying a reflection image and a luminous image
An image display device, including: a luminous display having a light emitting face for providing a luminous image; and a reflective image in a screen pattern...
Lubricating layer in photographic elements
The present invention is an imaging element which includes a support, at least one imaging layer superposed on the support and a protective topcoat superposed...
High chloride silver halide elements containing pyrimidine compounds
A silver halide photographic element comprising a silver halide emulsion which is greater than 50 mole % silver chloride and a pyrimidine compound represented by...
Imaging element comprising solubilized collagen gelatin and hardener
An imaging element is described comprising one or more hydrophilic colloid layers which include gelatin as a film forming binder which has been chemically...
Stable multi-part photographic color developing composition and method of
A multi-part (two-part or three-part) color developing kit includes aqueous solutions containing sulfite ions and a color developing agent. An ...
X-radiation sensitive aqueous-based photothermographic materials and
methods of using same
Aqueous-based photothermographic materials that are sensitive to visible or X-radiation contain X-radiation sensitive phosphors in association with specific...
High contrast photographic element containing a novel combination of
The invention relates to an ultrahigh contrast photographic material comprising a support bearing a silver halide emulsion layer, containing a combination of two...
Label with curl and moisture resistant protective layer
The invention relates to a packaging label comprising in order an environmental protection layer, an image formed by means of silver halide, a base, an adhesive,...
Method of injection molding articles with improved physical properties
A method of making an injection molded article, including the steps of: mixing at a temperature of at least 100.degree. C. polymeric materials having a thermal...
Method of releasing pressure in non-metallic injection molds
A method of releasing pressure in a non-metallic injection mold has a pressure relief valve positioned in the molten resin flow path for handling excess resin...
Method for laminating high quality transparencies
Various methods for laminating a high quality transparency which consist of the steps: creating an imaged receiver sheet (140) with a first support layer (150);...
Gelatin encapsulated metal powder for silver recovery from processing
The present invention relates to the use of fine metal particles for the recovery of silver from a silver-bearing photographic waste solution. In particular, the...
Device to reduce electrostatic pattern transfer in coating processes
A roller for use in a coating machine comprises a metal core 1 having a dielectric cover 2. The cover is provided with an engraved pattern of ridges and grooves....
Method and system for photographic processing
A photographic processing system has a first processing stage to process photographic material. A second processing stage is also provided to further process the...