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Single-use camera with motion sensor
The invention relates to single use cameras. In particular it relates to a single use camera that incorporates a motion sensor. The motion sensor enables...
Method of automatic object detection in image
An image is divided into a plurality of subdivision areas. A focus evaluation value representative of the high frequency component contained in the electrical...
Reversible color photographic product comprising a mixture of emulsions
The present invention concerns a color reversible photographic product. In particular, it concerns a silver halide photographic product which comprises a mixture...
Dual-coated radiographic elements with limited hydrophilic colloid
Dual-coated radiographic elements are disclosed employing thin tabular grain emulsions that exhibit increased covering power and colder image tones by limiting...
Pyrazolo 1,5 a benzimidazole photographic color couplers
Novel non-diffusible pyrazolo-[1,5-a] benzimidazole color couplers having an alkylene-, oxyalkylene- or arylene- thio coupling-off group, substituted with a...
Aqueous coating compositions for surface protective layers for imaging
The present invention is an imaging element which includes a support, at least one image forming layer superposed on the support and a protective overcoat...
Infrared sensor detectable radiographic elements containing very thin
tabular grain emulsions
The problem of sensing the presence of radiographic elements using infrared sensors that occurs when a radiographic element contains one or more very thin...
Photographic element containing improved interlayer
The present invention is an imaging element including a support having a front side and a back side, at least one backing layer on the back side of the support,...
Method of processing photographic silver halide materials
High silver chloride photographic materials can be processed with a process comprising two fixing steps, one before and another after a hydrogen peroxide...
Dual-coated radiographic element capable of photothermographic imaging
A dual-coated radiographic element capable of producing a viewable image when heated following imagewise exposure is disclosed comprised of, on opposite sides of...
Antistatic opacifying layer for photographic roll film
The present invention is a backing paper for photographic roll film. The backing paper includes a paper base having a first side and a second side. Superposed on...
Tetra dye mixed with another dye or dyes for optical recording elements
A dye mixture having, at 780 nm, a real refractive index not less than 1.8, and an imaginary part not greater than 0.15 and comprising (a) a tetra dye having a...
Mug printing clamping device
A mug printing clamping device (20) is shown for transferring images to curved substrates such as the surfaces of a mug (10). The device employs a flexible band...
Apparatus for facilitating handling tab stock in a top feed vacuum
An apparatus for facilitating handling particularly tab stock in a sheet feeder, having a top feed vacuum corrugated feed head assembly for feeding sheets...
Apparatus for forming a slightly open shell for loading of product
A substantially rectangular metal blank (18) is formed about a mandrel (14) to provide a slightly open shell (28) having a pair of axially extending lips (20c,...
Coating apparatus having a removable coating module for applying a
protective coating to photosensitive material
The present invention relates to a coating apparatus having a removable coating module for applying a protective coating to at least one surface of a...
Camera with pivotable film deflector having integral torsion spring
A camera comprising a backframe opening for exposing successive sections of a filmstrip, a rigid deflector pivotally supported at one end of the backframe...
Photographic camera with mechanically actuated tension control for
reducing variation of speed of filmstrip...
A photographic camera (10) includes a supply chamber (14) for receiving a cartridge (16) enclosing a photographic filmstrip (18) wound on a supply spool (92); a...
Single-use flash camera with emergency strobe or continuous illumination
The invention relates to a single-use camera comprising a mechanism for repetitive flashing not connected to shutter operation.
Magneto-optic data storage device having multiple data storage levels
A magneto-optic data storage device includes multiple data storage levels, each storage level including a transparent dielectric seed layer and a partially...
Apparatus for loading/unloading a data storage medium into/from a drawer
Apparatus for loading/unloading a data storage medium (CD) into/from a device, comprising such apparatus having a drawer in which there is a recess shaped to...
Variable focal length lens system having a divergent front lens unit
Variable focal length lens system comprises two adjacent lens units, one stationary, the other movable. These lens units are in order from an object side towards...
Gradient based method for providing values for unknown pixels in a
A method of correcting one or more defect pixels in a defect region of a source image, which image has both the defect pixels and non-defect pixels each of which...
Filter employing arithmetic operations for an electronic sychronized
An electronic imaging apparatus includes an optical system and a digital filter for providing focus values for focusing the optical system upon a color image...
Solid state image sensor with selectable resolution
A solid state image sensor architecture that utilizes drain structures at one or more locations on a shift register, as set by the design, allowing the user to...
Combined pulse-width and amplitude modulation of exposing laser beam for
thermal dye transfer
A laser thermal system that uses a dye donor produces a desired relationship of exposure to density by modifying the input current waveform supplied to the...
An ion-sensitive calix(4)arene compound having the formula A.sup.2 +B.sup.2 - wherein A represents a cation capable of forming a receptor-substrate complex with...
Photographic element with indicia on oriented polymer back sheet
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising a paper base, at least one photosensitive silver halide layer, and a layer of biaxially oriented...
Cyan dye mixtures for thermal color proofing
A cyan dye-donor element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having thereon a dye layer comprising a mixture of cyan dyes dispersed in a polymeric...
Poly[N-vinylbenzoyl)sulfonamides] charge-control agents for
electrostatographic toners and developers
An electrostatographic toner comprising a poly[N-(4-vinylbenzoyl)sulfonamide] charge-control agent is disclosed. The agent having recurring units according to...
Auxiliary layers for imaging elements applied from aqueous coating
compositions containing fluoropolymer latex
The present invention is an imaging element including a support, at least one image-forming layer and an auxiliary layer. The auxilary layer is formed by...
Forming pigment color filter arrays
A method of making a color filter array of uniformly thick organic pigments on a first substrate includes coating an adhesion promoting layer over the first...
Overcoated charge transporting elements and glassy solid electrolytes
Glassy solid electrolytes and charge transporting elements including antistatic elements and charge generating elements. The charge generating element has an...
Magazine arrangement for receiving film cartridges
A magazine arrangement for receiving multiple film cartridges, that, for processing of the filmstrips present in the film cartridges, can be attached to a...
Camera door interlock mechanism
A camera film-loading door interlock mechanism includes a film-loading door movable between a closed position and an open position to provide access to a film...
Cartridge loading apparatus and methods
A method and apparatus for loading a film cartridge in a camera frame having a cartridge chamber, a supply chamber, and a thumbwheel extending into the cartridge...
Optical discs with cover sheets and pressure equalization of the
An optical disc is disclosed having a substrate in which data can be written on or read from, such optical disc has a transparent cover sheet which is held at a...
Method and apparatus for printing zoomed photographs from negatives with
pseudo zoomed widths
Apparatus (118) for printing photographs from a processed photographic filmstrip having images having different widths measured longitudinally of the filmstrip...
Method of printing frame numbers from DX-coded photographic film
In a photoprinter having a bar code reader, a method is provided of automatically assigning a reference frame number to the last bar code on a film order. The...
Active pixel sensor with punch-through reset and cross-talk suppression
In an active pixel sensor having a plurality of pixels, each of the pixels having a photodetector for accumulating charge from incident light, a transfer gate...
Method for measuring wall shear stress due to fluid flow in piping
A method and apparatus for measuring wall shear stress in pipe as a result of fluid flow therethrough employs a glass flow tube, magnetic particles of...
Poly (alkylene oxide)s in photographic elements
A silver halide color photographic element comprising a support, a silver halide emulsion and poly(alkylene oxide)s wherein greater than 50 percent of the...
Preparation and use of a dimethylamine silver bromide complex as a
single source precursor for nucleation of...
A dimethylamine silver bromide complex is used as a single source precursor for nucleation of silver bromide crystals.
Portal radiographic imaging
Radiographic elements useful for therapy imaging are disclosed each comprised of a film support having first and second major surfaces and capable of...
Processing both low and high silver photographic materials in a
sequential manner in a single procssor
A processing method can be used to develop sequentially both low silver and relatively high silver photographic materials in the same processor. The method...
Method for processing roomlight handleable radiographic films using
Black-and-white elements, such as radiographic films, can be processed in roomlight because they include certain light absorbing dyes and desensitizers....
Toner offset preventing oils for zirconia ceramic and its composites
Offset preventing oils for treated (IR light) or untreated zirconia ceramic or its composites fuser rollers are disclosed.
Construction and manufacturing process for drop on demand print heads
with nozzle heaters
A construction and manufacturing process for drop on demand print heads provides electrothermal heating elements which are in close proximity to the tip of the...
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...
Flashlamp array venting structure
A compact flash lamp array includes a housing defining a plurality of cavities, each cavity having a light emitting opening and an exhaust vent and containing a...