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Camera with widthwise pseudo zoom masks and method of exposing a pseudo
A photographic camera (10) includes a film supply chamber (14); a film takeup chamber (16) and a film exposure gate (18) positioned between the chambers. The...
Sound still camera and film cassette classifier system
Sound with still image film system, camera and cassette classifier apparatus wherein indicium such as a deformable tab on the film cassette is modified to...
Camera with low cost interchangeable pushbutton annotation
An annotation system for a camera comprising: a memory card having a plurality of activation switches that are electrically coupled to an encoding circuit, the...
Watertight photographic single-use camera having elastic polymer seal
A watertight photographic single-use camera having a first and a second body shell that join together. The body shells comprise rigid polymer material and are...
Sealing arrangement for shutter release and film transport control in a
The invention relates to a sealing arrangement for a shutter release and film transport control element of a photographic camera, having an outer watertight body...
Disabling mechanism for holding metering sprocket disengaged from
filmstrip to permit final film winding into...
A camera comprising a film winder rotatable in engagement with a film spool inside a cartridge to wind an exposed filmstrip into the cartridge, a frame counter...
Apparatus and method for transporting magnetic objects
An apparatus for transporting magnetic objects (8) has at least one magnetic transport roller (20) mounted to a frame (10) for conveying a ferromagnetic carrier...
Front cover of a camera
Cleaning disc and method for cleaning a feed roller belonging to an
A cleaning disc for removing contaminant matter from a rotatable feed roller belonging to an imaging device. The disc comprises a cleaning layer, which may be a...
Ink transfer printing apparatus with drop volume adjustment
A liquid ink, drop on demand page-width printhead comprises a semiconductor substrate, a plurality of drop-emitter nozzles fabricated on the substrate; an ink...
Method and apparatus for making polyester web having high adhesion to
Method and apparatus for making thermoplastic web from polyester or polyester blends for subsequent aqueous coating without requirement of an undercoat or primer...
Recoverable backings for cellulose acetate film support
The present invention is recyclable photographic film base which includes a cellulose acetate support. An antistatic layer is superposed on one side of the...
Apparatus and method for measuring web alignment at a splice
An apparatus and method for measuring web alignment at a splice disposed between a trailing end of an expiring web and a leading end of a new web. The apparatus...
Computer program product and a method for using natural language for the
description, search and retrieval of...
A method for using natural language for the description, search and retrieval of multi-media objects, this method comprises receiving a query for the database...
Mechanism for tracking the belt of a belt fuser
A reproduction apparatus where a colorant image is formed on a receiver member, and the colorant image is fixed on the receiver member by a belt fusing apparatus...
Miniature flash circuit switch with high current capability
A switch of simple and compact design has a current capability sufficient to enable use in a flash control circuit of a camera. In a preferred embodiment, a...
Advanced photo system format selector
A single use camera is preloaded with a roll of magnetically coated film with defined image frames. The camera has an exposure system for selectively exposing an...
Apparatus and methods using mandrel to roll film in camera chamber
A method and apparatus for assembling a photographic camera having a cartridge chamber and a film chamber. In the method, a film cartridge is positioned in the...
One-time-use camera can only be used with modified film cartridge, to
prevent unauthorized reuse with standard...
A one-time-use camera comprising a main body part having a chamber, and a film cartridge adapted to be located in a predetermined position within the chamber, is...
Apparatus for stacking and aligning individual sheets
A carrier (2) of an apparatus (1) is pivotably mounted on a shaft (6) and can be moved by means of a stepper motor (34) via a cable (40). Apparatus (1) is...
Rear cover of a camera
System for writing digitized X-ray images to a compact disc
A system for writing data to a storage media comprises a data acquisition device for acquiring digitized data; a media writing device for inputting the digitized...
Collapsible viewer having an integral reflection print
A viewer having a collapsed condition and a viewing condition. The viewer includes a front and rear wall formed of a flexible material and joined together at...
Electronic camera having a printer
In an electronic camera including optics for focusing an image of a subject at an image plane; an area image sensor disposed at the image plane for receiving the...
Transferring colorant from a donor element to a compact disc
A method for transferring colorant from a donor element to a compact disc (CD) includes holding a CD in the focal plane of a focused laser beam with a colorant...
Synthetic laminate structure and method for making same
This invention relates to a synthetic laminate structure and a method for making the synthetic laminate structure. More particularly, the synthetic laminate...
Cooling and reusing the heat to preheat the fusing web in a belt fuser
A belt fusing apparatus for providing image gloss to a colorant image formed on a receiver member by a reproduction apparatus. The belt fusing apparatus includes...
Film cartridge with visual exposure status indicator
A film cartridge comprises a rotatable film spool, and a film exposure status indicator capable of changing state to provide a visual indication of the exposure...
Mode changeover for film advance/film rewind in motorized camera
A motorized camera comprising a bi-directional film drive motor having respective direction modes for film advance and for film rewind, and a movable door latch,...
Still picture camera and photographic method employing multiple film
A still picture camera for capturing images when film is alternately advanced from any one of three film cassettes into a common film gate for a controlled...
A camera back comprising a light emitting device for recording information on a filmstrip in conjunction with picture-taking, and a film support for ensuring the...
Sheet guidance channel
A sheet guidance channel includes a pair of opposite surfaces (2a, 2b) in which are formed elongated raised beads (12) extending in the transport direction...
Method of controlled laser imaging of zirconia-alumina composite ceramic
lithographic printing member to...
Reusable lithographic printing members are prepared from a ceramic that is a composite of a zirconia alloy and .alpha.-alumina. In use, a printing surface of the...
Film re-shaping device
A film re-shaping device for orienting and re-shaping the end of a filmstrip in a desired configuration having, a base, an alignment post mounted on the base, an...
Method for the formation and polarization of micromagnets
A method for making micromagnets and magnets with a micro-polarization pattern on at least one surface thereof. The method includes the steps of molding a...
Combined electronic/silver-halide image capture system with cellular
A combined electronic/silver-halide image capture system is capable of transmitting electronic image data using conventional cellular telephone transmission...
A film cassette having perforated film for permitting automated extension of the film, the film cassette comprises a core having the film convolutedly wound on...
Stereoscopic picture-taking method and system using pre-existing images
of a subject
A stereoscopic picture-taking method comprises the steps of (1) positioning two image-bearing transparencies each having substantially the same positive image at...
A photoflash unit includes a housing with an internal chamber containing a charge material. The housing's base has an opening. A primer is placed over or...
Method and apparatus for irradiation field detection in digital
An automated method and apparatus are disclosed for detecting the irradiation field of a radiographic image, wherein digital image data is acquired and subjected...
Computer program product for locating objects in an image
A computer program product for locating first and second objects each having substantially the same physical characteristics, and the ratio of the distance...
Apparatus for printing multiple drop sizes and fabrication thereof
A print head with nozzles of differing radii allows multiple drop sizes. This can be used to weight drop sizes to achieve multi-level printing, allowing higher...
Waterborne silicon hydride crosslinkable latex compositions and methods
of preparing the same
The present invention provides waterborne crosslinkable polymer compositions encompassing (A) functional latex polymers containing at least one pendant...
Use of stable amino-functional latexes in water-based inks
A water-based ink composition is described. The ink composition contains a pigment and a polymer latex. The polymer latex may be a polymeric (polyamino) enamine...
Backing layer for receiver used in thermal dye transfer
A dye-receiving element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having on one side thereof a polymeric dye image-receiving layer and on the other side...
Affixing thermal dye transfer image on magnet
A method for affixing a thermal dye transfer image to a magnetic substrate comprising: a) applying a heat-activatable adhesive on a release paper to a magnetic ...