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Method and device for the alignment of sheet-shaped substrates
Provided is a device for the alignment of sheets in a printing machine, said device comprising two pairs of rollers for the alignment of the sheets in their...
Line illumination apparatus using laser arrays
An illumination apparatus forms, onto a linear array light modulator, a line of illumination that extends in a linear direction. The illumination apparatus has...
Carriage with improved print cartridge mounting reliability
An inkjet carriage that receives a print cartridge, the inkjet carriage includes a holding receptacle having a wall, wherein the holding receptacle is...
Process and device for ink quality control
An apparatus and process of controlling ink quality are provided. The process includes providing an imprinted polymer microbalance in an inkjet printer, whereby...
Media stopper method for a printing system
A method of feeding media in an inkjet printer including moving a media stopper element for selectively allowing a sheet of media to advance along a media...
Pick roller retraction method in a carriage printer
A method of automatically pivoting a pick arm assembly away from a media support in a printer by providing a printhead carriage with a sloped feature and...
Pick roller retraction in a carriage printer
An inkjet printing system comprising a media input support and a pivotable pick arm assembly including a pick roller. The assembly is biased to pivot toward the...
Engine synchronization with a small delta time between engines
A method of synchronizing the timing of a plurality of physically coupled print engines using a small delta time increment. According to the first mode of...
Seam carving for image resizing
A method for modifying an input digital image having input dimensions defined by a number of input rows and input columns to form an output digital image where...
Semantic event detection using cross-domain knowledge
A method for facilitating semantic event classification of a group of image records related to an event. The method using an event detector system for...
Adjusting perspective for objects in stereoscopic images
A method for manipulating a stereoscopic image, comprising receiving an original stereoscopic image including a left image and a right image; identifying one or...
Digital image brightness adjustment using range information
A method for adjusting the brightness of objects in a digital image using range information that includes distances of pixels in the scene from a reference...
Artistic digital template for image display
A system storing digital templates for an image display. The template has a plurality of digital openings for displaying digital images and each opening has at...
Organic semiconducting compositions and N-type semiconductor devices
An organic semiconducting composition consists essentially of an N,N-dicycloalkyl-substituted naphthalene diimide and a polymer additive comprising an...
II-VI core-shell semiconductor nanowires
A plurality of core-shell semiconductor nanowires each being fixed to a support includes II-VI materials for both the cores and the shells. Each nanowire...
Delivery device for deposition
A delivery device for thin-film material deposition has at least first, second, and third inlet ports for receiving a common supply for a first, a second and a...
Constant flow valve mechanism
A constant flow valve mechanism for use in an inkjet printer includes a valve. A first port, a second port, and a third port are in fluid communication with...
Flow through dispenser including two dimensional array
A liquid dispenser includes a liquid supply channel, a liquid dispensing channel including an outlet opening including an end, and a liquid return channel. A...
Moveable printing plate registration member
A method for registering a printing plate includes supporting the printing plate on a support surface. A plurality of registration members adapted to register...
Digital camera and gain computation method
For computing a plurality of white balance gains with regard to a single image data item, a target image is first divided into a plurality of blocks. Then, a...
Mixed aryl/alkyl diester compositions
Novel ester compositions are prepared by reacting 1) at least one diol, glycol or oligomeric glycol with 2) a mixture of at least one aromatic monocarboxylic...
Process for atomic layer deposition
The present invention relates to a process of making a zinc-oxide-based thin film semiconductor, for use in a transistor, comprising thin film deposition onto a...
Titanyl phthalocyanine with improved milling properties
The invention is directed to mixtures of PcTiO and a minor amount of another, substituted titanyl phthalocyanine and the synthesis of mixtures of PcTiO and a...
Method of making a multi-lobed nozzle
A method of forming a multi-lobed nozzle in a nozzle plate. A mask may be used to pattern photoresist on the nozzle plate or for patterning a polymer dry film,...
Printing job with developer removal
A printer includes a development member for providing toner to a photoreceptor. A developer remover is located between a developer supply and the photoreceptor...
Electrographic image developing apparatus and method for developing
including compensation for slippage
An electrostatic printing method in which the toning shell and the magnetic core each rotate in a co-current direction with the imaging member such that the...
Micro-lens enhanced element
A micro-lens enhanced element comprises a substrate bearing sequences of printed image elements, each sequence containing image elements from more than one...
Controlling error diffusion dot density
A method for improving printing quality of a digital image using error diffusion screening including the steps for each pixel in a digital image: a) initialize...
Method for characterizing the color response of an imaging device
A method for characterizing the color response of an imaging device, the method includes reproducing a color on the imaging device based on a set of device...
Method and apparatus for measuring colors
A color measurement device includes an aperture for obtaining light from a color sample to be measured; a plurality of sets of color filters associated with...
Image deblurring using panchromatic pixels
A method for determining a deblurred image from images captured using an image sensor comprising a two-dimensional array of light-sensitive pixels including...
Limiting plate shifting within a plate pallet
An apparatus for aligning and inserting a plate stack (112) into an automatic plate loader (100) in a predefined position. A plate pallet (116) carries the...
Coating composition containing a dispersant
The invention provides a dispersant for an aqueous dispersion of negatively charged or chargeable solid particulates which comprises a compound having an...
Inkjet recording media with cationically-modified clay particles
An inkjet printing system, comprises an inkjet printer, an ink composition, and an inkjet recording media comprising a support, and coated on the support in...
2D/3D switchable color display apparatus with narrow band emitters
A 2D/3D switchable display system is disclosed having a selector for selecting a two-dimensional (2D) or a three-dimensional (3D) image processing path. A first...
Liquid diverter for flow through drop dispenser
A liquid dispenser includes a liquid supply channel, a liquid dispensing channel including an outlet opening, and a liquid return channel. A liquid supply...
Apparatus for feeding a planar medium from a host tray with a media cavity, including a feed edge adjacent to which the medium is extracted, a sidewall...
Pick roller with delay clutch
A media advance system includes a media input holder; a pick assembly for moving sheets of media from the media input holder, the pick assembly includes a pick...
Estimating gender or age of a photographer
A method of estimating the gender or approximate age of a photographer, includes: determining a steadiness signal related to movement of a camera held by a...
Laser thermal donor elements and method of use
Thermal transfer donor elements can be used to transfer color images to receiving elements to provide various elements such as color filters. The thermal...
Blends of polyesters and ABS copolymers
Polymer blends comprising polyesters made from terephthalic acid; 2,2,4,4-tetramethyl-1,3-cyclobutanediol; and 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol, and copolymers made...
Method of using mask film to form relief images
A mask-forming film has a transparent layer between the imageable layer and the carrier sheet, which transparent layer has a refractive index that is lower (by...
Method of imaging and developing positive-working imageable elements
A method of making imaged elements such as lithographic printing plates is achieved by imagewise exposing a positive-working imageable element using energy of...
Automated time of flight speed compensation
A method for determining a speed compensation factor includes the steps of transporting a media moving at first speed; printing a first image on the media using...
Process and apparatus for adsorptive bubble separation using a dense foam
A method of concentrating particles in a liquid-particle dispersion feed by adsorptive bubble separation by intimately contacting a gas with a pressurized...
Polyester compositions which comprise cyclobutanediol and certain
phosphate thermal stabilizers, and/or...
Described as one aspect of the invention are polyester compositions containing: (I) at least one polyester which comprises: (a) a dicarboxylic acid component...
Chemically prepared porous toner
The present invention provides a porous toner. The porous toner has a porosity of greater that 20 percent. The toner can include vinyl polymers, copolymers of...
Inkjet printing system and ink
An inkjet printing system includes an inkjet printer responsive to digital signals and containing an ink composition having: (a) water, (b) dispersed pigment...
Dividing print jobs in output tray
A method for dividing print jobs in an output tray of a printing machine includes outputting print job sheets of a print job onto an inclined support of the...
Treatment of cellulose esters
Ionic liquids and cellulose ester compositions and processes for producing ionic liquids and cellulose esters. Cellulose esters can be produced by esterifying...