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Watermarking method for motion picture image sequence
A method is provided for applying a watermark pattern along a length of photosensitive medium, the photosensitive medium having a frame pitch in the length...
Color imager cell with transistors formed under the photodiodes
An imaging cell and a method of forming the imaging cell are disclosed. The imaging cell includes a first transistor that has source, a drain, and a gate, and a...
High speed scanning device for use with radiographic media
A high speed translation device for use with radiographic media with a scanning stage (10) adapted for movement in a first and second direction (11, 13) along a...
Flexible sheet for resistive touch screen
A resistive touch screen, comprising: a) a substrate; b) a first conductive layer located on the substrate; c) a flexible cover sheet having integral...
Hydrotreating polyester precursors
A process comprising contacting a liquid polyester stream with hydrogen in the presence of a hydrogenation catalyst comprising a metal supported on the surface...
Thermal donor for high-speed printing
A dye-donor element including a dye-donor layer is described, wherein the dye-donor element includes a stick preventative agent. The dye-donor element is capable...
Thermally developable materials with improved conductive layer
Backside conductive layers with increased conductive efficiency can be provided for thermally developable materials by formulating hydrophilic metal oxide...
Depositing layers in OLED devices using viscous flow
A method of depositing a patterned organic layer includes providing a manifold and an OLED display substrate in a chamber at reduced pressure and spaced relative...
Solubilized yellow dyes for inks with improved ozone and light stability
The invention relates to an ink composition comprising solubilized yellow dyes for inks with improved ozone and light stability.
Ink jet ink set
An ink jet set comprising: a) a cyan ink comprising a carrier and a sulfonated copper phthalocyanine dye; b) a magenta ink comprising a carrier and an...
Method for conditioning/heat treatment
A method for heat treatment of printing plates includes arranging a plurality of printing plates into a stack, interspersing a plurality of thermally conductive...
A molding assembly, that includes: a plurality of support pillars fixedly attached to a support structure, wherein each support pillar includes a recessed seat;...
Method and apparatus for enhancing digital images utilizing non-image data
A method and apparatus for enhancing a digital image captured by a digital camera: provides one or more data selected from the group consisting of camera model...
Method and system for creating dental models from imagery
Creating a dental model from a series of images of an intra-oral object includes the steps of (a) capturing a series of images of an intra-oral object from a...
External cavity organic laser
A thin-film organic laser, that includes: a substrate; a bottom mirror provided on the substrate; at least one active region deposited on the bottom mirror,...
System for accommodating third party imaging processing solutions in a
A system for permitting insertion or replacement of electronic cards, the system includes a scanner for scanning hardcopy elements, the scanner including an...
Method for halftoning a multi-channel digital color image having at least
one group of similar color channels
A method for halftoning a multi-channel digital color image having an x,y array of color pixel values, wherein at least two color channels are similar having...
Method for recording a digital image and information pertaining to such
image on an oriented polymer medium
A method for representing an extended color gamut digital image on a hard-copy output medium having a limited color gamut comprising the steps of adjusting the...
Dental color imaging system
A method for determining visual calorimetric values for an object having particular spectral reflectance characteristics comprises the steps of: (a)...
Apparatus and method of correcting for dark current in a solid state image
Apparatus and method of correcting for dark current in a solid state image sensor, include capturing an image with the image sensor to produce a digital image...
Resistive touch screen with variable resistivity layer
A resistive touch screen includes a transparent substrate defining a touch area; a first layer of conductive material formed on the transparent substrate and...
Flat-panel display with luminance feedback
An image display, includes a substrate; a light emitter formed on the substrate; and a photo-sensor formed on the substrate and optically coupled directly to the...
High speed counterbalanced translation device for use with radiographic
A high speed counterbalanced translation device for use with radiographic media (21) with a scanning stage (10) adapted for movement in a first and second...
Thermal processor having flexible duct
A thermal processor including a heated drum assembly for thermally developing an image in an imaging media. Thermal processor includes an enclosure spaced from...
Inspecting swath boundaries produced by thermal transfer of organic
materials in forming OLED devices
A method of inspecting an OLED device to locate and characterize defects in the registration of organic material(s) transferred from a donor in swaths in...
Method for chemical sensitization of silver halide for photothermographic
A photothermographic emulsion is prepared by chemically sensitizing silver halide grains by oxidative decomposition of an organic sulfur-containing compound on...
Expansion of color gamut for silver halide media
The invention relates to a photographic article comprising a base material carrying at least one layer comprising a photographic image formed by combination of...
Security device with patterned metallic reflection
The invention relates to an image device comprising a base material having a pattern of diffuse and specular metallic reflectivity and overlaying said pattern an...
Printer media supply spool adapted to allow the printer to sense type of
media, and method of assembling same
A printer media supply spool adapted to allow the printer to sense type of media, and method of assembling same. The supply spool comprises a shaft having a...
Dental x-ray packets having non-lead radiation shielding
An intraoral x-ray film packet having non-lead radiation shielding for shielding scattered radiation. The packet includes a film chip and a radiation shielding...
Flexible lamination for use with primary ink jet components
A flexible lamination method is provided for joining primary ink jet components. Essentially, the existing thermosetting construction techniques are replaced...
Method and apparatus for detecting the edge of an imaging media
A system for determining the location of an edge of a sheet of media for alignment purposes utilizes a beam of light directed at the media surface to produce a...
Method for estimating the appearance of noise in images
A method for estimating the noise appearance in an image, includes the steps of: forming a noise table representing noise magnitude vs. intensity of the image;...
Techniques for generating a distributed low-resolution digital image
capable of viewing in any resolution
In one embodiment, in a peer-to-peer connected environment, a method of sharing a multi-media object between a first node and a second node is disclosed. At the...
Method for detecting subject matter regions in images
Disclosed is a method for detecting subject matter regions in a digital color image having pixels of (red, green, blue) values, comprising the steps of:...
Three element optical system
An optical system is provided. In order from an object side to an image side, the optical system includes a first lens element having a positive power, a...
Electromechanical display panel incorporating a porous movable film
An electromechanical display panel that includes at least two spatially separated plates. Between the at least two spatially separated plates is a suspended...
Colorant compounds containing copolymerizable vinyl groups
Disclosed are novel colorant compounds which contain one or more ethylenically-unsaturated (vinyl), photopolymerizable radicals which may be copolymewrized (or...
Silver compounds and compositions, thermally developable materials
containing same, and methods of preparation
Novel silver compounds can include a primary core of a photosensitive silver halide and a shell covering the primary core. This shell includes one or more...
Positive-working, thermally sensitive imageable element
Alkali soluble copolymers, imageable elements useful as lithographic printing plate precursors that contain the alkali soluble copolymers, and methods for...
Imageable elements with improved dot stability
Imageable elements with improved dot stability are disclosed. The imageable elements comprise a layer of an imageable composition over a support. The imageable...
Ink printing method utilizing stabilized polymeric particles
The present invention discloses an ink printing method including the steps of: a) providing an ink printer that is responsive to digital data signals; b)...
Producing an enhanced gloss toner image on a substrate
Producing an enhanced gloss electrophotographic toner image on a substrate by coating colored fusible toner particles supported on a substrate with a layer of...
Wave-guided optical indicator
The invention relates to an indicator comprising a light-guiding layer, a cladding layer on one surface of said light-guiding layer, and a patterning layer on...
Enhancing the tonal, spatial, and color characteristics of digital images
using expansive and compressive tone...
A method of enhancing the tonal and spatial characteristics of a digital image includes receiving a source digital image wherein the source digital image is in a...
Method and computer program product for locating facial features
A digital image processing method detects facial features in a digital image. This method includes the steps of detecting iris pixels in the image, clustering...
Copy protection using multiple security levels on a programmable CD-ROM
A copy-protected optical disc, including a preformed identification number (ID) in the ATIP signal and the subcode which is impressed upon the optical disc and a...
Constrained multi-dimensional color transformation
A system and method for multi-dimensional color transformation apply constraints to the transformation function to preserve the presence or absence of particular...
Four color image sensing apparatus
An imaging camera apparatus (20) for capturing images electronically and providing output data for four separate color channels, red, green, blue, and a fourth...