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Ink jet recording element
An ink jet recording element comprising a support having thereon an image-receiving layer, the ink jet recording element containing finely divided particulate...
Method of improving stability in OLED devices
A method of treating a cathode of an OLED device having a substrate and which has a spaced anode and organic layers between the anode and cathode includes...
Apparatus and method of treating a recording element
An apparatus and method of treating a recording element are provided. The apparatus includes a carrier removal station adapted to remove a predetermined...
Method and system for ordering image related goods and services
A method and system for ordering digital image goods and/or services with respect to an image provided as a low resolution digital file and a low resolution...
Method and system for segmenting and identifying events in images using
A method for automatically organizing digitized photographic images into events based on spoken annotations comprises the steps of: providing natural-language...
Electrostatographic apparatus having transport member with release
An electrostatographic reproduction apparatus includes: a primary imaging member for producing an electrostatic latent image on a receiver, a development station...
Electrographic development method and apparatus
The invention relates generally to processes for electrographic image development. An electrographic development apparatus is provided wherein a film is adjacent...
Camera assembly having lens turret and independently movable rocker
A camera assembly has a mount defining an optical axis. The mount has opposed first and second stops. A rocker pivots between the stops. An over-center mechanism...
Placement of lumiphores within a light emitting resonator in a visual
display with electro-optical addressing...
A display device and method of operating the display device. The display device comprising a support substrate, a plurality of ring or disk shaped light emitting...
A method of characterizing a color imaging system is provided. The method comprises obtaining first data indicative of output of the color imaging system. The...
Method for face orientation determination in digital color images
A digital image processing method for determining an orientation of a face in a digital color image generates a mean grid pattern element image from a plurality...
Media detecting method and system for an imaging apparatus
A system and method of detecting a type of media for an imaging apparatus. In the system and method of the present invention, a backside of the media is scanned...
System for making a photoresist master for a hybrid optical recording disc
A laser beam recording system for exposing a photoresist master disc having a photoresist layer formed over a substrate for making a hybrid optical recording...
Method of manufacturing a molded lenslet array
An imaging apparatus (10) to image wise expose desired microcapsules (38) within a photosensitive media (44) with an image exposure device (12) to harden the...
Speckle reduction for display system with electromechanical grating
A display system (10) with reduced speckle has a light source (70) providing an illumination beam and a linear light modulator (85) having at least one linear...
Contrast chiral nematic liquid crystal displays
The present invention relates to a bistable polymer dispersed liquid crystal display comprising a support, at least one patterned first conductor layer having...
Multimetallic polymeric azo colorants
This invention relates to a multimetallic oligomeric or polymeric colorant wherein said colorant is derived from the polymerization of a metal cation with a...
Photothermographic materials with UV absorbing compounds
Photothermographic materials are coated with imaging layers and an antihalation layer between the support and thermally developable imaging layers on one or both...
Organic element for electroluminescent devices
An electroluminescent device comprises a light-emitting layer containing a light emitting phosphorescent material that contains an organometallic complex...
Thermoplastic article 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...
Method for manufacturing diamond coatings
A method of manufacturing diamond coatings, at low temperature and low pressure on a substrate utilizing chemical vapor transport (CVT) comprising the steps of:...
Folded integral composite image product and method of making
A dual sided integral composite image product and method of make same. The image product includes a first support substrate having a separate image layer thereon...
Enhancing the tonal and spatial characteristics of digital images using
selective spatial filters
A method of enhancing the tonal and spatial characteristics of a digital image, includes receiving a source digital image including a plurality of pixels;...
Method of transmitting selected regions of interest of digital video data
at selected resolutions
A method of transmitting selected regions of interest of digital video data at selected resolutions, including: capturing digital video; compressing the digital...
System and method for selecting photographic images using index prints
A method for remotely selecting and ordering photographic prints, includes the steps of: sending a photographic film bearing a plurality of latent images to a...
Halftone dot-growth technique using a dot edge-detection scheme
A method for color correcting an original halftone bitmap image by a predefined color correction function to produce a color corrected halftone bitmap image...
Drive for cholesteric liquid crystal displays
Apparatus for driving a cholesteric liquid crystal display wherein the display includes cholesteric liquid crystals having a first planar reflective state and a...
High photosensitivity CMOS image sensor pixel architecture
The photosensitive volume of a pixel is extended beyond the photodiode region, which allows the pixel sensitivity to be relatively independent of the photodiode...
Replaceable fuser member
A replaceable fuser member including a thin, seamless or welded high temperature nickel sleeve, a base cushion positioned around the sleeve, a primer coat of a...
Dual spring tensioner
A drive belt tensioning method and assembly using a dual spring tensioner. A pulley from a drive belt/pulley system is mounted onto a pivot arm having a pivot...
Film extraction apparatus and method utilizing a bi-stable film stripper
In a film extraction apparatus, a flexible stripper blade tongue is held in a relaxed condition with the tongue extending downwardly of the blade by a natural...
Non-image pixel data stored on hard-copy image media
An image bearing article includes a support; a visible image recorded on the support; invisible information recorded on the support, the invisible information...
Precision release agent management system
A precision release agent management system for an electrostatographic reproduction apparatus fuser device. The precision release agent management system...
Method and apparatus for reducing image artifacts caused by release fluid
in an electrophotographic machine
An electrophotographic machine includes a fusing station configured for fusing an image to an image substrate by applying fusing process parameters to the image...
Visual display with electro-optical individual pixel addressing
A display device and method of operating the display device. The display device comprising a support substrate, a plurality of light emitting light emitting...
Enhancing the tonal characteristics of digital images
A method of producing a tone scale function which can operate on a source digital image to improve tonal characteristics, includes generating the tone scale...
Location of extended linear defects
A method of locating a linear defect on a photographic element, the element having a useful imaging width and the defect aligned with length of the element,...
Electronic camera with internal temperature increase controlled
A camera is made compact with its internal temperature adjusted to a more appropriate temperature. A temperature T is read from a temperature sensor disposed...
Method of thermal printing
A method of thermal printing resulting in reduced or no wrinkling of the thermal printing ribbon during printing is described, wherein the ribbon includes...
Photothermographic materials with opaque crossover control means
Photothermographic materials are coated with thermally developable imaging layers on both sides of the support. Such materials can be arranged in association...
Imaging element containing a blocked photographically useful compound
This invention relates to an imaging element comprising an imaging layer having associated therewith a compound of Structure I: ##STR00001## wherein: the...
Wide field display using a scanned linear light modulator array
A display apparatus for providing an image on a curved display surface includes a line image generation apparatus for generating a modulated line image, where...
Image display system with body position compensation
An image display system includes: an image projector including a mirror optical element for forming an exit pupil for viewing an image at a viewing location; a...
Method for providing image goods and/or services to a customer
A system and method for obtaining photographic products and/or services and for the sharing of digital images without the need of a computer. In particular a...
Toner replenisher and method for an electrographic imaging machine
The invention relates to a toner replenisher and method for an electrographic imaging machine, including flow of toner through a toner replenisher and sealing...
Method for the data compression of framing mask data
A method for the compression of two-value framing mask data (4) is described, with which the assembly of background image data (2) and variable image data (3) to...
Method for locating faces in digital color images
A digital image processing method for locating faces in a digital color image includes the steps of: generating a mean grid pattern element (MGPe) image from a...
Apparatus and method to reduce static charge on removable media
An imaging device, including a reader adapted to receive a removable memory device, the reader having an opening through which to receive the removable memory...
System and method for selecting photographic images using index prints
A remote ordering system for receiving an order for goods and/or services over a communication network, the system including an electronic storage device for...
Digital camera for capturing a sequence of full and reduced resolution
digital images and storing motion and...
A method for simultaneously recording motion and still images, includes the steps of: capturing a motion image sequence and accompanying audio of a scene with a...