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Method and apparatus for providing zoom and crop functions in a
photographic print copying station
A photographic print copying station includes a scanner for scanning a photographic print. A mask is placed over the photographic print to indicate an area of...
Photofinishing system and method for automated advanced services
including image and associated audio data...
A photofinishing system for automatically processing image and associated image data pursuant to customer output requests. The system includes an order manager...
Electronic camera with image review
An electronic camera for capturing images and for reviewing selected images, the camera comprising an arrangement for capturing an image of a real world scene as...
Process for the preparation of 3-methyltetrahydrofuran
Disclosed is a process for the preparation of 3-methyltetrahydrofuran (3-MeTHF) from 3-(hydroxymethyl)tetrahydrofuran (3-HOMeTHF) by a plurality of process steps...
The present invention relates to a monolayer film formed from a composition comprising from about 90 weight percent to about 99 weight percent based on the total...
Inks containing heat fusible particles and method for use
An ink jet ink comprising a carrier medium, a colorant, and thermoplastic polymeric particles; wherein said polymeric particles have a glass transition...
Photographic element containing a DIR coupler
This invention comprises a photographic element having a support bearing at least one silver halide emulsion and at least one DIR coupler of structure I: ...
Color negative films intended for scanning having interleaved green and
red recording layer units
A color negative film is disclosed capable of producing dye images suitable for digital scanning comprised of a support and, coated on the support, a series of...
Apparatus and method for cooling a thermally processed material
An apparatus and method for cooling a thermally processed, imaging material which has been heated to a first temperature by a thermal processor is disclosed. The...
Self-cleaning ink jet printer and method of assembling same
Self-cleaning printer and method of assembling same. The printer comprises a print head defining a plurality of ink channels therein, each ink channel...
Method for keeping photographic film current
A method keeps photographic film current. In the method, a logical memory unit is allocated to the photographic film unit. The logical memory unit is remote from...
Recase one-time-use camera with lens surround change of shape
A one-time-use camera provided with a taking lens, and a front cover part that includes a lens surround having a lens opening for the taking lens, is...
Method and system for actuating electro-mechanical ribbon elements in
accordance to a data stream
A method is disclosed for actuating electromechanical ribbon elements which are suspended over a channel. The channel defines a bottom surface having a bottom...
Black pattern correction for charge transfer sensor
An electronic imaging device employs black pattern correction for dark current in a charge transfer image sensor. The sensor is composed of image pixels having a...
Process for the preparation of 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds
The condensation reaction of a ketone with either an ester or a carbonate to form, respectively, a 1,3-diketone or a .beta.-ketoester often affords poor results...
Imaging member with catalytic centers
The invention relates to an imaging member comprising at least one layer comprising catalytic centers and an aqueous permeable matrix wherein said imaging member...
Vinyl sulfone and/or .beta.-halo sulfone compounds have been found to improve fog stability on shelf aging of photothermographic imaging elements. These elements...
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...
Pyrazolotriazle dye-forming photographic coupler
A color photographic film or paper comprises at least one silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a dye-forming coupler compound of the formula ...
Method for stabilizing photographic dispersions in melts containing fine
grain silver halide
The present invention is a method for stabilizing a photographic coating melt. The photographic melt includes an aqueous medium and a dispersed liquid organic...
Photographic film element containing an emulsion with green-red
A photographic element comprises: a support and, coated on the support, a plurality of hydrophilic colloid layers, including radiation-sensitive silver halide...
High contrast photographic element containing a novel nucleator
The invention relates to an ultrahigh contrast photographic material comprising a support bearing a silver halide emulsion layer, containing a hydrazide...
Photosensitive film assembly having reflective support
A photosensitive film assembly comprising; a polymeric support having first and second side, said support being reflective to non penetrating radiation; and a...
Delocalized cationic azo dye for ink jet ink
An ink jet ink composition comprising water, a humectant, and a delocalized cationic azo dye derived from the quatemization of a heterocyclic azoaminothiazole dye.
Degas piping for pumps
A method and apparatus for separating entrained gases from a pumped fluid. A degas pipe having an increased inner dimension relative to surrounding process...
Ink jet printing process
An ink jet printing process for improving the water-fastness of an ink jet image comprising: a) providing an ink jet recording element comprising a support having ...
Self-cleaning ink jet printer with reverse fluid flow and method of
assembling the printer
Self-cleaning printer with reverse fluid flow and method of assembling the printer. The printer comprises a print head defining a plurality of ink channels...
Corona discharge treatment roller and surface finishing process
A corona discharge web conveyance roller (10) and process for finishing the surface (14) of the roller (10) with plateaus (30) and down features (22) adjacent to...
Control method for duty-cycling a camera
A camera is enabled by film present and film door sensor switches to perform dry cycle operation for testing of camera operation only when film is not present...
Optical disk for high speed data recording and playback
An optical disk for high speed data recording and playback is disclosed. The optical disk includes a stiffening layer having two spaced-apart surfaces, the...
Method of making a bistable micromagnetic light modulator
A method of fabricating a modulator for modulating an incident beam of light includes a substrate having a cavity formed therein and a plurality of spaced-apart...
Compact image capture device
The image capture device incorporates an array of photodetectors, utilizing an integral current mirror formed at each photodetector location to increase...
Interfacial electron-injecting layer formed from a doped cathode for
organic light-emitting structure
An organic light-emitting device including a substrate, an anode disposed over the substrate, an organic light-emitting structure disposed over the anode, a...
Anthraquinone polysulfonamide colorants
The invention relates to anthraquinone polysulfonamide colorants derived from colored disulfonyl chlorides containing anthraquinone chromophores by reacting with...
Process for the preparation of trans-3-alkyloxy-4-hydroxytetrahydrofuran
Disclosed is a process for preparing novel trans-3-alkyloxy-4-hydroxytetrahydrofurans including racemic and substantially enantiomerically pure ...
Melt-fusible inkjet recording elements and inks with improved durability
An ink jet ink/receiver combination comprising: a) an ink receiving layer on a support, the ink receiving layer containing polymeric thermoplastic particles, the...
Photographic material having improved color reproduction
This invention relates to a silver halide photographic material comprising at least one silver halide emulsion having associated therewith at least one dye of...
Photographic element comprising a mixture of sensitizing dyes
A photographic element comprises at least one silver halide emulsion layer in which: a) the silver halide has been spectrally sensitized with a first blue ...
A photographic element comprises novel pyrazolo[5,1-c]-1,2,4-triazole dye forming couplers, the couplers and azomethine dyes. The couplers are represented by the...
Photographic element containing a cyclic azole coupler and an
anti-fading agent containing a combination of...
Disclosed is a silver halide photographic element comprising a support bearing a light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer and a cyclic azole dye forming...
Photographic element containing two electrically-conductive agents
In accordance with the present invention a photographic element contains a first electrically-conductive layer and a second electrically-conductive layer. The...
Color photographic element containing elemental silver and nitrogen
heterocycle in a non-light sensitive layer
The invention provides a silver halide photographic element comprising a non-light sensitive layer containing elemental silver and a nitrogen heterocycle...
Polyesters containing neopentyl glycol and fibers formed therefrom
The invention relates to amorphous and crystalline fibers, particularly binder fibers, made from polyesters and the polyesters themselves. The polyesters of the...
Aqueous enteric coating composition and low gastric permeability enteric
Disclosed herein is an aqueous enteric coating composition comprised of a solution of a water-soluble salt of an enteric coating polymer, with a hydrophobic...
pH electrode arrangement
A pH electrode arrangement comprises an inner wire electrode of silver sulfide, and a fill solution comprising a solution of sodium thiosulphate, a buffer, and...
Ink jet ink composition
An ink jet ink composition which provides an image having improved wet abrasion resistance comprising water, a cationic, water-soluble dye and from about 0.1 to...
Photographic holder assembly and album
A holder assembly has a holder having at least a plurality of pockets. The pockets each have a transparent wall. A plurality of printed sheets are disposed in...
Device for opening and closing a film cartridge closure
The invention refers to a device (30) for opening and closing a film cartridge closure (311) of a film cartridge (31), with which opening and closing of the film...
Aperture/shutter system with a motor component
According to the present invention, an aperture/shutter system comprises a stator, a homogeneous rotor and at least one shutter blade. The rotor is located...
Film supply system for use with a photosensitive film imager
A film supply system for use within a photosensitive film imager. The film supply system includes a cartridge receiving apparatus and a film pick-up mechanism....