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Nanoparticle patterning process
A method of making a metallic pattern (250) comprises: depositing a layer of photoresist (130) on a substrate (110); forming a pattern on the photoresist;...
Ozone resistant dye-based images
A process for providing an ozone resistant dye-based image, and a resulting image, includes jetting an ink containing the dye onto a microporous media surface to...
Methods and apparatus for storing slip-sheets
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for storing a slip-sheet removed from a stack of interleaved slip-sheets and printing plates. A materials...
System, method and software product for ordering image products over a
communication network from a plurality...
The present invention is directed to a system, method, and software product for ordering of digital photo services over a communication network among a plurality...
Method for inspecting prints identifying differences exceeding a threshold
The present invention relates to an automatic print inspection method in which photographic prints are scanned to obtain digitized images. The scanned digitized...
Network configuration file for automatically transmitting images from an
electronic still camera
A network configuration file is generated at a host computer and downloaded to a digital camera. This file contains instruction information for communicating...
In-camera dud image management
In an image record organization method, camera, and system, a plurality of image records are provided and a value index is determined for each of the image...
Process to enrich a carboxylic acid composition
A process is provided for producing an enriched carboxylic acid compositions produced by contacting composition comprising a carboxylic acid with an enrichment...
Optimized liquid-phase oxidation
Disclosed is an optimized process and apparatus for more efficiently and economically carrying out the liquid-phase oxidation of an oxidizable compound. Such...
Conversion of terephthalic acid to Di-n-butyl terephthalate
Disclosed is a process for the preparation of di-n-butyl terephthalate by the esterification of terephthalic acid with n-butanol in the presence of a strong acid...
Low volatile organic content viscosity reducer
Low VOC viscosity reducer (LVVR) compounds useful for reducing the viscosity of plastisol compositions. The plastisol compositions are combined with a viscosity...
Thermoplastic articles comprising cyclobutanediol having a decorative
material embedded therein
This invention relates to thermoplastic article having one or more decorative materials embedded therein which is obtained by applying heat and pressure to one...
Packages, packaging systems, methods for packaging and apparatus for
The present invention relates to the use of vacuum packaging and vacuum packaging techniques. Embodiments of the present invention include bales and packages...
Techniques for predicting colorimetric measurements of mixed subtractive
This invention provides methods for predicting calorimetric measurements of subtractive colors, in particular, when there is a measurable colorimetric change in...
Estimating color of a colorant deposited on a substrate
Systems and methods are provided that accurately estimate a post-printing appearance of a color on a substrate. In addition, systems and methods are provided...
Digital camera with dual optical systems
A digital camera has a first optical system having a wide zoom lens and a second optical system for a telephotography zoom lens. In an initial state where power...
Production of acetic acid and mixtures of acetic acid and acetic anhydride
Disclosed is a process for the production of acetic acid or mixtures of acetic acid and acetic anhydride in a carbonylation process wherein a mixture comprising...
Polyester compositions which comprise cyclobutanediol,
cyclohexanedimethanol, and ethylene glycol and...
Described as one aspect of the invention are polyester compositions comprising at least one polyester which comprises: (a) a dicarboxylic acid component...
Process for humidifying synthesis gas
Disclosed is a process for humidifying syngas to achieve a water to carbon monoxide molar ratio in the product syngas within a desired range and in which the...
Ink jet ink cartridge with vented wick
An ink cartridge disclosed herein includes a reservoir configured to retain ink, a body retaining the reservoir, a port in the body, and a wick located in the...
Continuous ink-jet printing with jet straightness correction
A printhead includes a droplet-forming heater operable in a first state to form droplets from a fluid stream having a first volume traveling along a path...
Fluid flow device for a printing system
A printing system and method of printing are provided. The system includes a liquid drop ejector operable to eject liquid drops having a plurality of volumes...
Printing system particle removal device and method
A printing system includes a source of liquid including a liquid outlet. The source of liquid includes a liquid with particles. A liquid vibrating mechanism is...
System and method for notification of digital images to be shared via a
A method and system for organizing and sharing digital images over a communication network wherein an image server at a service provider stores digital images...
When focus adjustment operation is performed, a first measured distance acquired by utilization of TTL-AF and a second measured value acquired by utilization of...
System and method for profiling digital-image input devices
In a system and a method for profiling a digital-image input device, profiling of the digital-image input device is performed based at least on an image of a...
Polymeric colorant-based ink compositions
An ink composition suitable for ink jet printing comprises a polymeric colorant in a carrier, the colorant containing at least one hydrophilic portion and at...
Negative-working imageable elements and methods of use
A radiation-sensitive composition includes a radically polymerizable component, initiator composition, a radiation absorbing compound, and a polymeric binder...
Photoconductors containing N-arylphthalimides
The present invention is an electrophotographic photoconductor having a photosensitive layer on a conductive substrate. The photosensitive layer contains...
Method of making a polarizer plate
This invention relates to polarizing plates and their manufacturing process. More particularly, this invention provides a method of making a polarizing plate...
Continuous fluid jet ejector with anisotropically etched fluid chambers
A fluid ejection device, a method of cleaning the device, and a method of operating the device are provided. The device includes a substrate having a first...
Data storage device mounting arrangement for printing device
The present invention provides a pedestal that protrudes from a fluid reservoir device that retains fluid for a fluid-ejection printing device. A data storage...
sheet transport apparatus and method for transporting a sheet in a
A sheet transport method and apparatus are provided for improving the handling of sheets control in printing systems. This automatic sheet transport system and...
Device for placing sheets for a printer
At least two coaxially rotatable sheet conveyors, operating together with one another, are provided, of which the first sheet conveyor, with a jacket surface...
Method and apparatus for forming a bale having substantially flat upper
and lower surfaces
An apparatus and method are described for forming a bale having substantially flat upper and lower surfaces. Also described is a bale having substantially flat...
Event-based digital content record organization
Various embodiments of the present invention pertain to the organizing of digital content by events, so that retrieval of such digital content in a manner...
Camera using multiple lenses and image sensors operable in a default
An electronic camera includes first and second imaging stages for capturing separate images of a scene, one of the stages being designated as a default imaging...
Method for controlling the amount of compressed data
A method is disclosed for controlling the amount of compressed data. One or more viewing condition parameters are specified, and a quantizer step size for each...
PMOS pixel structure with low cross talk for active pixel image sensors
An image sensor with an image area having a plurality of pixels with each pixel having a photodetector and a substrate of a first conductivity type and a first...
Donor cartridge for thermal printer
A cartridge is provided with a supply housing having at least one exterior surface defining a supply area adapted to receive a donor ribbon of predetermined...
Method and system for selling goods and/or services over a communication
network between multiple users
A method and system for selling goods and/or services over a communication network. The system provides an compilation of digital images that visually represent...
Image metadata attachment
An accessory is provided for use with an image capture device is provided. The accessory has a trigger button and an image capture system adapted to capture an...
Method of providing photofinishing services
A method of providing photofinishing services, includes the steps of: supplying a memory device for a digital camera and a commitment by a service provider to...
Methods and systems for managing bragbook images
A device, system, method and software product for storing, maintaining, sharing and displaying of digital images in a common designated collection on at least...
Process for the simultaneous co-production of
2,2,4,4-tetramethylcyclobutane-1,3-diol and 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol
The present disclosure pertains to processes for the simultaneous co-production of 2,2,4,4-tetramethylcyclobutane-1,3-diol and 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol by...
Aromatic-acrylate tackifier resins
A tackifier resin is provided comprising monomer units from at least one aromatic monomer and at least one acrylate monomer; wherein the tackifier resin has a...
Radiation-sensitive compositions and elements with solvent resistant
A radiation-sensitive composition can be used to prepare positive-working imageable elements having improved solvent resistance and is useful for making...
Active context-based concept fusion
A context-based concept fusion method detects a first concept in an image record. The method includes automatically determining at least one other concept in the...
Method and apparatus for printing using a tandem electrostatographic
A tandem color electrostatographic printer apparatus has five or more color printing stations or modules for applying respective color separation toner images to...
Detecting compositing in a previously compressed image
In a method and system for detecting digital image compositing, a first artifact is detected in an uncompressed digital image. The first artifact is...