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Secure production of composite images
A system for producing composite images, includes: a digital image file containing a personal image and image control data related to the personal image; a...
Digital photofinishing system including digital image processing of
alternative capture color photographic media
A method of digital photofinishing including the steps of: producing a digital color image in printing densities of a color image captured on alternative capture...
Thermal processing system and method including a kiosk
A thermal processing kiosk for processing thermal film provides multiple processing options for a user. The kiosk includes a user control in the form of a...
Laser imaging process
A process of forming a single color, ablation image having improved abrasion resistance having the following steps: a) imagewise-heating, by a laser, an ablative...
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 an ink jet...
Electrophotographic toner binders containing polyester ionomers
The present invention relates to a binder composition including a polymer formed from at least one vinyl type monomer and at least one water dispersible...
Heat sensitivity improvement with combinations of gold sensitization and
spectral sensitizing dye and filter device
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising a support and a silve halide emulsion layer wherein the silver halide emulsion contains at least one...
High speed photothermographic materials and methods of making and using
Photothermographic materials have increased photospeed provided by certain organic solvent-soluble thiourea compounds that can be represented by the following...
Photothermographic materials providing improved image stability and methods
Photothermographic materials provide images having improved image stability due to the presence of certain image stabilizing compounds in a silver-containing...
Display imaging element with expand color gamut
The invention relates to an imaging element comprising a transparent polymer sheet, and at least one photosensitive dye forming coupler containing layer is on...
Decorative package with expanded color gamut
This invention relates to a decorative package comprising a package having adhered thereto a label comprising a transparent polymer sheet, and at least one dye...
Copolyester containing isophthalic acid, 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol and an
ultraviolet light absorbing compound...
A copolyester blend resistant to ultraviolet radiation includes a polyethylene terephthalate based copolyester having 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol; an effective...
Method for assembling critically positioned camera component on camera body
In a method for assembling, a component is critically positioned on a larger body, such as a camera. The component is joined to a predetermined attachment area...
Processing of developing film and sending reprints
The present invention is directed to a process for developing photographic film and distributing visual prints. The process includes the steps of receiving a...
Ink jet printing process
An ink jet printing process for improving the water-fastness of an ink jet image comprising: providing an ink jet recording element having a support having...
Print head cleaning assembly with roller and method for an ink jet print
head with fixed gutter
A self-cleaning printer system (400) with cleaning liquid supply (270) and print head cleaning assembly (32) and method of assembling a self-cleaning printer....
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...
Method and apparatus for preventing unauthorized recycling of single-use
camera and permitting authorized reuse...
When an exposure counter in a single-use camera indicates that the maximum number of exposures on a roll of film in the camera have been exposed, a function of...
Camera with print quantity designation for each exposure provides print
A camera for successively capturing images of subjects, in which respective print quantity designations indicate the number of prints to be made for each one of...
Lenticular image product with zoom image effect
A lenticular image product comprising: a lenticular material having an array of lenticules with cylindrical lenses; and a lenticular image associated with the...
CFA correction for CFA images captured at partial resolution
In a method for generating color image signals derived from an array of color image pixels, the array of color pixels are subsampled in order to generate an...
Electronic imaging system for generating a composite image using the
difference of two images
An electronic imaging system includes a portable electronic camera operable in a compositing mode and a separate processor for compositing images using the...
CMOS active pixel with scavenging diode
A method and structure of a camera includes an array of pixels making up a complementary metal oxide semiconductor active pixel image sensor. At least one of the...
Stable and water soluble bis Au(I) complexes and their synthesis
This invention relates to an organomercapto Au(I) complex having the formula wherein M is a cationic counterion; SOL is a solubilizing group: A is a substituted or...
Spiro-ammonium ionomer carboxylates
Ionomers (charged polymers) have carboxylate recurring units in their backbones and ammonium counterions for the carboxylate recurring units. One or more...
Dye-donor element with transferable protection overcoat
A dye-donor element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having thereon at least one dye layer area comprising an image dye in a binder and another area...
This invention is directed to novel Group 8-10 transition metal catalysts and to batch or continuous polymerizations using these catalysts. The catalysts of the...
Aqueous photothermographic imaging elements comprising aqueous silver
halide emulsions precipitated in the...
There is disclosed an aqueous photothermographic composition comprising a) a photosensitive silver halide emulsion precipitated in a water dispersible cationic...
Photographic elements containing aryloxypyrazolone couplers and sulfur
A photographic element having a layer comprising a silver halide emulsion, a 1-aryl-4-aryloxy-2-pyrazolin-5-one magenta dye forming coupler, and a sulfide,...
Photographic bleaching compositions and method of processing color reversal
Color reversal photographic elements can be effectively processed to provide positive color images using bleaching compositions in which the primary bleaching...
Thermal film having at least two imaging layers with different processing
characteristics and a method of...
A thermal film structure includes at least first and second imaging layers which have different processing characteristics. That is, the first imaging layer is...
Self-contained imaging media comprising opaque laminated support
A self-contained photohardenable imaging assembly comprising in order: a first transparent support; an imaging layer comprising a developer material and a...
Electrophotographic toner receiving material
A receiver material, especially a receiver sheet, for electrophotographic thermoplastic toner particles provides toner images of photographic quality and high...
2,4-dicyanoglutarimides negative charge control agents for
electrostatographic toners and developers
The invention, in its broader aspects provides an electrophotographic toner having polymeric binder and 2,4-dicyanoglutarimide negative charge control agents...
Method of making a random color filter array
A method of making a random color filter array layer which comprises dispersing in an aqueous medium a water immiscible oily liquid having dyes and/or pigments...
Antiblock coating for hot melt adhesives
The present invention is directed to an antiblock coating comprised of a composition that contains a dibenzoate ester moiety. The dibenzoate ester compounds,...
Erasable phase change optical recording elements
A rewriteable phase-change optical recording element includes a substrate; and a recording layer over the substrate having at least two sub-layers of different...
Raw stock for photographic paper
The invention relates to a imaging element comprising a paper having a surface roughness average of between 0.13 and 0.44 micrometers.
Method and apparatus for bearing hub alignment in print engine chassis
A method of aligning a bearing hub in a print engine chassis supporting an imaging drum (14) provides a right wall positioned near a first end of the imaging...
Photographic processor having an improved replenishment delivery system
A delivery system and method for delivering a processing solution to a processing tank in a processor containing a processing solution. The delivery system is...
Ink jet recording element containing polymeric particles
An ink jet recording element including a support having thereon, in the order recited, a base layer including a hydrophilic material and a non-porous,...
Ink jet printing process
An ink jet printing process for improving the dye density and fixability of an ink jet image comprising: a) providing an ink jet recording element including a support...
Continuous ink jet printer with a notch deflector
There is provided by this invention a unique printing system that utilizes a notch deflector in the ink delivery channel of a continuous ink jet printing system...
Continuous ink jet printing process
An ink jet printing process comprising the steps of; a) providing an ink jet printer in which a continuous stream of ink jet ink is emitted from a nozzle that is...
Printing apparatus and method utilizing light-activated ink release system
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...
Replenishable coating for printhead nozzle plate
A nozzle plate for an ink jet printhead, the nozzle plate having the following layers in the order recited: a) a first monomolecular layer of an organic material...
Glass mold material for precision glass molding
A method for making working mold tools for use in a compression molding process for molding optical glass elements from high temperature glasses having T.sub.g...
Print having attached audio data storage and method of providing same
A print having attached audio data storage and method of providing same. A print, generated by an image processing apparatus, has an attached memory with...
Camera that records print quantity designation on film for each exposure,
and has print quantity totalling
A camera for successively capturing images of subjects, has a print quantity selector that can be manually operated to provide various print quantity...
One-time-use camera with belt-drive connection between manual film winder
and film winding spool
A one-time-use camera includes a film cartridge with a film winding spool that is rotatable to wind a filmstrip into the film cartridge, a manually rotatable...