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Stain-resistant polyester overcoat for a photographic element
The present invention relates to imaged photographic elements comprising an overcoat layer of a water-dispersible, hydrophobic polyester resin having the...
Processing photographic material
A method of processing a photographic material in which the material is loaded into a rotatable chamber and a metered amount of solution is introduced into the...
Processing photographic material
A method of processing photographic material in which a reciprocable member is plunged into a tank containing a small volume of processing solution. The solution...
Intraoral dental radiographic film packet with flavored/scented molded
frame and method for forming same
An intraoral x-ray film packet is taught which includes compounding flavor/scent chemistry into a thermoplastic material. The thermoplastic material is then used...
A digital projector for providing digital images for display to a user, the digital projector comprises a housing having its vertical dimension substantially...
Apparatus and method for drying receiver media in an ink jet printer
An apparatus and method for drying a receiver media (30) in an ink jet printer. The apparatus generally comprises a means for creating a pressure differential...
Ink cartridge with memory chip and method of assembling
An ink cartridge incorporating a memory chip includes a housing having a top wall, a bottom wall and plural side walls defining the exterior of the cartridge for...
Continuous ink jet printhead and method of rotating ink drops
A continuous ink jet apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a nozzle array with portions of the nozzle array defining a length dimension. A drop forming...
Ink jet apparatus having amplified asymmetric heating drop deflection
Apparatus for controlling ink in a continuous ink jet printer includes an ink delivery channel; a source of pressurized ink communicating with the ink delivery...
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...
Hybrid cameras that revise stored electronic image metadata at film unit
removal and methods
In cameras and methods, a plurality of image pairs are captured. Each image pair has an archival image in a film unit and a corresponding electronic image. The...
Camera that displays predominant color multi-color scene and/or multi-color
captured image of scene
A camera and method are usable for capturing multicolor images of multicolor scenes. The camera has a color detector determining from the multicolor scene and/or...
Method for detecting sky in images
A method, image recognition system, computer program, etc., for detecting sky regions in an image comprise classifying potential sky pixels in the image by...
Alternate method for photodiode formation in CMOS image sensors
A complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) active pixel sensor (APS) having a plurality of pixels which includes at least one pixel entailing a ...
Process for production of aromatic carboxylic acids with improved water
Disclosed is an improved process for the continuous production of aromatic carboxylic acids by the liquid-phase oxidation of an alkyl aromatic compound with an...
Calcium ion stable photographic color developing composition and method of
A color developing composition is stable in the presence of calcium ion because of the presence of a specific polyphosphonic acid sequestering agent. The...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method, comprising the steps of: A) providing an inkjet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer with...
Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a support having thereon an image-receptive layer capable of accepting an ink jet image, the layer comprising an...
Method of preparing silver-doped vanadium pentoxide antistatic agent
A method of doping vanadium pentoxide with silver comprising the steps of: providing vanadium pentoxide gel providing stable colloidal silver and combining the...
Modification of receiver surface to reject stamp cancellation information
An official postal product, and a method and apparatus for making the official postal product. The official postal product includes a first image area having an...
Display for removable cartridge having measurable parameter
A removable cartridge with sheets that are to be removed from the cartridge and used by an apparatus comprising a housing for containing the sheets which are to...
CMOS/MEMS integrated ink jet print head and method of operating same
An ink jet print head is formed of a silicon substrate that includes an integrated circuit formed therein for controlling operation of the print head. The...
Selection and supply device for cylindrical-type products
The invention relates to a mechanical device for the selection and supply of revolution cylinder type products, and more especially packaging components for...
Electrical circuit for testing a transducer horn assembly
A method and apparatus for evaluating the end cap round transducer horn assemblies used in debubbling operations wherein the ECR THA can be evaluated off-line at...
A photographic mount. The mount includes a base member having a fold line defining a pair of blanks. The base member is made of a support layer and a polymer...
Cardboard-plastic slide mount
A cardboard-plastic slide mount includes a cardboard bottom, a cardboard cover and a plastic brace between the bottom and the cover. The cardboard bottom and the...
Dual film exposure, electronic exposure camera with electronic information
editing after each exposure and...
A dual film image capture, electronic image capture camera is capable of electronic information editing after each substantially simultaneous film and electronic...
Hybrid cameras that download electronic images with reduced metadata and
In cameras and methods, a plurality of image pairs are captured. Each image pair has an archival image of a scene and an electronic image of the same scene. The...
Method for including traditional photographic calibration into digital
A method for including photographic calibration into digital color management having an abstract color transformation profile, the method comprises the steps of...
Carrying case for personal digital assistant device and ancillary
A carrying case (either a soft case or a hard case) is taught that includes a section or compartment for receiving a personal digital assistant device that...
Motion picture film projector illumination system for minimizing film
A motion picture film projector illumination system (100) for minimizing film buckle comprises a light source (405) for producing a beam of light (416). Beam...
Display with aging correction circuit
A display includes an electroluminescent display panel containing a light emitting material; a video interface circuit for producing an analog video signal for...
Extractive solution crystallization of chemical compounds
A process for the purification and isolation of a chemical compound, by extractive solution crystallization. The process comprises combining in any order a first...
Recovery and purification of 3,4-epoxy-1-butene using high-boiling solvents
Disclosed is a process of recovering 3,4-epoxy-1-butene (epoxybutene) from an epoxybutene-laden reaction product gas by absorption into a high-boiling solvent....
Compositions of linear ultra low density polyethylene and propylene
polymers and films therefrom
A novel composition is disclosed comprising about 80 to about 99 weight percent based on the composition, of a linear ultra low density polyethylene (LULDPE) and...
Photographic processing compositions and methods of using in color reversal
A photographic prebleaching or conditioning composition is useful for providing color positive images in color reversal photographic materials. This composition...
Dual process compatible color photothermographic element comprising dry
The present invention is directed to a method of processing color photographic film that has been imagewise exposed in a camera, said film having at least three...
Apparatus for recovering metal from solution
An electrolytic cell for the recovery of silver from a photographic fixer solution has a cylindrical cathode secured to and depending downwardly from a screw-on...
Deformable micro-actuator with grid electrode
A micro-actuator includes a body of deformable elastomer material having opposed first and second surfaces spaced apart by a predetermined at-rest dimension. A...
Ink printing with variable drop volume separation
An ink drop ejecting printhead includes a substrate having an ink drop emitting opening; a heater on the substrate surrounding the opening; and an ink supply...
Polystyrene nanocomposite optical plastic article and method of making same
An optical nanocomposite material has a nanoparticulate filler dispersed in a host plastic material. According to the method of making the nanocomposite...
Isolation of phenyl ester salts from mixtures comprising sulfolane
The invention relates to a process for isolating a phenyl ester salt from a mixture comprising sulfolane (tetrahydrothiophene-1,1-dioxide). The invention...
Silver halide light sensitive emulsion layer having enhanced photographic
This invention provides a photographic element comprising at least one silver halide emulsion layer in which the silver halide is sensitized with a compound of...
Method of passivating silver donors in photothermographic systems and
imaging elements made thereby
The invention is directed to a color photothermographic film in which particles comprising an organic silver salt is treated with a passivating agent. In...
Oriented polyolefin imaging element with nacreous pigment
The invention relates to an imaging element comprising at least one layer of oriented polyolefin and nacreous pigment.
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...
Phase-change recording element for write once applications
A WORM optical recording element includes a substrate; an amorphous phase-change recording layer disposed over the substrate; a dielectric layer disposed...
Nacreous satin imaging element
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising nacreous pigment.
Antireflection article of manufacture
An antireflection article of manufacture has host material and a nanoparticulate filler dispersed in the host material to form an optically modified material....
Polyesters having a controlled melting point and fibers formed therefrom
The invention relates to fibers, particularly binder fibers, made from polyesters and the polyesters themselves. The polyesters are the product of a reaction...