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Imaging process based on change of optical covering power
A method of forming an image comprising imagewise-exposing a thermal recording element to heat, the element comprising a support having thereon a...
Imaging member containing heat sensitive thiosulfate polymer and methods
An imaging member is composed of a hydrophilic imaging layer having a hydrophilic heat-sensitive polymer containing heat-activatable thiosulfate groups, and...
Photographic high contrast silver halide material
A high contrast photographic material comprises a support bearing a silver halide emulsion layer. This material is free from nucleating agents and has a...
Method and apparatus for forming two toner images in a single frame
A composite toner image made up of first and second toners is formed on an image member. A first electrostatic image of a first polarity is formed on the image...
Polyester and optical brightener blend having improved properties
The present invention is a compositional blend having a polyester, an acetaldehyde reduction compound and less than 50 ppm of an optical brightener. The blend...
Potassium N-methyl-N-oleoyl taurate as a dispersant in pigmented ink jet
An ink jet printing method is described. It comprising the steps of: providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; loading the printer...
Paper core locator
An elongated intercore for mounting hollow cores of various lengths for rotation. The intercore includes a plurality of stop members spaced along at least part...
Method and apparatus of applying a solution of a predetermined viscosity
to photosensitive material to form a...
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus of applying a solution of a predetermined viscosity to photosensitive material to form a protective...
Hand-held film developing device and kit for roomlight processing of
black-and-white photographic elements
Black-and-white elements, such as radiographic films, can be processed in roomlight because they include certain light absorbing dyes and desensitizers....
Color office printer with a high capacity digital page image store
A high speed color printer for use in an office environment, typically as a networked printer. The printer provides high speed (approximately 74 pages per...
Outer cover for one-time-use camera
Extension persistence mechanism for a digital image format
An image file structure that supports and selectively maintains extensions is disclosed incorporating, a header, image data, non-image data and extension...
Non-photographic strip having a base layer similar to a photographic
filmstrip and a magnetic recording layer
A non-photographic strip includes a base layer similar in properties and characteristics to a base layer of a known photographic filmstrip and a magnetic...
One-time-use camera with variable format film encoder
A variable format camera comprising a front cover part having a particular-format viewfinder opening, and at least one other-format mask movable beneath the...
A scanner has a sensor assembly having a sensor to receive light from an image, and which assembly generates an image signal corresponding to the image, which...
Method of producing digital image with improved performance
A method of producing a digital image with improved performance characteristics including capturing at least two photographic film images of a scene and...
Method for region tracking in an image sequence using a two-dimensional
A method for tracking a predetermined, two-dimensional portion of an image throughout a sequence of images, the method comprises the steps of selecting a...
Film drive apparatus for a photographic film scanner
Film scanning apparatus having a film cartridge chamber for receiving a film cartridge containing photographic film having images to be scanned, a film takeup...
Programmable clock generator for an imaging device
An imaging device for generating an image signal includes an image sensing device for producing an image signal subject to one or more clock signals and a...
Microfluidic printing with controlled density
A microfluidic printing system for delivering ink to a receive including at least one ink reservoir, a structure defining a plurality of chambers arranged so...
Compositer interface for arranging the components of special effects for
a motion picture production
A user interface is described for an image computing workstation for electronically arranging the components of a special effects job, such as image-compositing,...
Micro-encoder with molded micro-magnet
A micro-sized encoder which can be used to track the rotational position, angular velocity and acceleration of micro-sized rotating devices. The encoder includes...
Intermediates for the preparation of pyrazoloazole photographic
couplers, processes of making and adjusting them
There are described intermediates for the preparation of known pyrazoloazole photographic magenta dye forming couplers and processes for making and using these...
UV curable cellulose esters
The present invention relates to a modified cellulose ester containing unsaturated pendent groups which can be prepared by reacting a cellulose ester containing...
Thermal dye transfer receiving element
A dye-receiving element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having on one side thereof a dye image-receiving layer comprising a water-dispersible...
A photographic element is disclosed comprising a support bearing at least one light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer comprising a dispersion of a...
Photographic element containing a DIR coupler
A photographic element comprises a support bearing at least one silver halide emulsion and at least one acylacetanilide or malonanilide yellow dye-forming DIR...
Thermally processable imaging element
A method of making a thermally processable imaging element which comprises: i) forming a solution of poly(vinyl alcohol) in water; ii) adding matte particles to the...
Opaque developing composition and its use to process roomlight
handleable black-and-white photographic elements
Black-and-white elements, such as radiographic films, can be processed in roomlight because the developing composition includes a particulate opacifying agent,...
Clay containing electrically-conductive layer for imaging elements
The present invention is an imaging element which includes a support, an image forming layer superposed on the support, and an electrically conducting layer. The...
Method of making color filter arrays
A method of making a color filter array on a first substrate comprising the steps of: providing at least one transferable colorant layer on a second substrate...
Wear resistant transport web
A wear resistant transport web (12) having a flexible base layer (76), and a first bonding layer (84) at least partially surrounding and bonded to the base layer...
Apparatus and method for molding polyester articles having low
acetaldehyde content directly from the melt...
An apparatus and a method for molding of polyester articles having low acetaldehyde content directly from a melt without intermediate solidification of the...
Apparatus and method for Z-folding sheets
A pivotedly mounted pressure roller unit, associated with which is a folding roller pair, is arranged on the transport path of a sheet to be folded. The pressure...
Durable gudgeons for fusing rollers
A gudgeon or endcap for a heated roller is provided which substantially reduces heat loss through the ends of the roller and is of sufficient strength and...
A rack for use in a low volume thin tank of a photosensitive web processing apparatus. The rack comprises a plurality of fluid circulation ports in a face of the...
Camera tripod having speech recognition for controlling a camera
A camera tripod for receiving a camera, the camera tripod comprises: a tripod foundation for providing a structure on which the camera may be disposed; a voice...
Scanning ink jet printer for electronic displays
An attachable printer for use with a electronic camera having an image sensor which captures an image of a subject onto the image sensor is disclosed. The camera...
Method and apparatus for preventing creases in thin webs
Method and apparatus for removing temporary longitudinal wrinkles (29) from a thin or ultra-thin moving web (11) in a web conveyance machine by bending the web...
Slide cover breathable seal for a marking particle receptacle
A receptacle for particulate matter to be supplied to a reproduction apparatus. The receptacle includes a container, adapted to store particulate matter, has an...
Method and apparatus for monitoring and controlling a device combination
including a main device and at least...
Apparatus for monitoring and controlling a combination which includes a main device (2) and at least one auxiliary device (20). The main device (2) includes a...
Camera with scanned display in viewfinder
A photographic, digital or video camera (10) includes a housing (12); optionally at least one sensor (18, 20, 25, 30, 36, 39, 40, 50) supported by the housing...
Pivotal flash with pivot actuator in compact camera
A compact camera including a housing, and a pivotal flash that can be pivoted between a folded position against the housing and an unfolded position extending...
One-time-use camera with break-off protuberance for film ejection
A one-time-use camera comprising a body having an interior film chamber for an exposed filmstrip and an interior film exit slot from the chamber which allows the...
One-time-use camera bends wider film leader widthwise to conserve space
A one-time-use camera comprises a filmstrip having a certain width and a film leader for the filmstrip having another width that is greater than the width of the...
Image enhancement in digital image processing
A method for enhancing a digital image comprises the following steps. 1. Providing a digital image. 2. Decomposing the image into a multiresolution representation having...
Sampling timing for a reflected write signal
A method for adjusting the timing for sampling a reflected write signal is disclosed. The method comprises determining a reference timing event, and sampling the...
Scanning of images
Described herein is a method of scanning an image formed on a color filter array film using a monochrome scanner. The image forming layer of the film is chosen...
Electronic camera with internal fixed album memory
A convenient and practical apparatus for transporting digital images for display is achieved by incorporating an internally fixed base camera memory into an...
Thermal printer and method for detecting donor ribbon type and for
aligning color patches relative to a print head
Thermal printer and method for detecting donor ribbon type and for precise alignment of color patches relative to a thermal resistive print head. The printer...