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Detecting hopping pixel defects in CCD image sensors
A method for determining if there is a temperature dependent hopping pixel defect in an image sensor, including the steps of providing an image sensor in a...
Customizing a digital camera for a plurality of users
A method for customizing a digital camera for at least one particular user is disclosed. The digital camera includes a reprogrammable memory for storing firmware...
Stacked OLED display having improved efficiency
An OLED device having a pixel, including a plurality of light transmissive filters; a first electrode layer defining a corresponding plurality of separately...
Synthesis of bis(azinyl)amine-BF2 complex
Disclosed is a process of forming a bis(azinyl)amine-BF.sub.2 complex, where a boron atom is complexed by two ring nitrogens of a deprotonated bis(azinyl)amine...
Polyesters and polyester containers having a reduced coefficient of
friction and improved clarity
Polyesters and polyester containers having a reduced coefficient of friction and improved clarity are produced using an antiblock agent comprising a dried talc...
Tin promoted platinum catalyst for carbonylation of lower alkyl alcohols
A carbonylation catalyst useful for producing esters and carboxylic acids in a vapor phase carbonylation process, wherein the catalyst includes a solid component...
Method for cleaning charged particles from an object
An apparatus and method for cleaning objects having generally irregular surface features, such as reloadable photographic cameras, has a partial enclosure having...
Process for laminating electrically addressable display
A process laminates a flexible electrically addressable display and includes steps of: providing a flexible, electrically addressable liquid crystal display...
Housing for a spatial light modulator
A housing (100) for a spatial light modulator (30) includes a first frame (102) for supporting the spatial light modulator (30) in the path of an incident...
Bottle and bottle closure assembly
A bottle and bottle closure assembly for draining a solution contained within a bottle, the bottle closure assembly. The bottle has a base section, a body...
Fuser entry guide with variable vacuum for a marking engine
A method and apparatus for increasing the efficiency of a vacuum-assisted, fuser entrance guide in a marking engine by varying the vacuum on the guide as a sheet...
Method and device for automatically calibrating a digitizer
The present invention is in the technical field of image digitizers or scanners. It relates to a method and device that enables the automatic calibration of...
Light diffuser with colored variable diffusion
The invention provides a light diffuser comprising a macro diffusion efficiency variation wherein at least part of the diffuser is colored. The invention also...
Process and structures for selective deposition of liquid-crystal emulsion
The invention relates to a method of forming a display comprising the steps of (a) providing a substrate; (b) forming a plurality of first conductors over the...
Modulation optical system with compensator
A modulation optical system (40) provides modulation of an incident light beam. A wire grid polarization beamsplitter (240) receives the beam of light (130) and...
Correcting defects in a digital image caused by a pre-existing defect in a
pixel of an image sensor
A method for correcting for defects in a digital image taken by an image sensor when there is a pre-existing defect in at least one pixel of the image sensor...
Corona wire tensioning mechanism
A wire tensioning mechanism for tensioning a wire having an end one and an end two in a machine in which the wire has a means for attachment on end two and is...
Silver halide photographic element and process
A photographic element comprises a light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith (a) a 1H-pyrazolo[1,5-b][1,2,4]triazole dye-forming...
Photographic elements containing a de-aggregating compound, dye-forming
coupler and stabilizer
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising at least one light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith in the same...
Method of preparing imaging member with microgel protective layer
Various imaging members including lithographic imaging members can be prepared by applying to a support, an aqueous formulation comprising one or more imaging...
Electroluminescent devices having pendant naphthylanthracene-based polymers
An electroluminescent device includes an anode, a spaced-apart cathode, and polymer luminescent materials disposed between the anode and cathode, the polymeric...
Continuous ink-jet printing apparatus with integral cleaning
An ink jet printing apparatus having a cleaning station that is structurally integrated with a droplet deflector is provided. The apparatus includes an ink...
Lithographic plate imaging system to minimize plate misregistration for
multicolor printing applications
A method and apparatus of producing images on a series of master plates that are suitable for use as printing plates for the reproduction of multiple copies of...
System to reduce writing overhead to a hybrid optical disc
A hybrid disc including a preformed portion; and the preformed portion including a partial preformed session and a writeable portion including a wobbled groove...
Light reflector with variable diffuse light reflection
Disclosed is a diffuse reflector comprising a macro reflection efficiency variation. The invention provides improved light reflection for a back lit display...
Modulation optical system including a compensator conditioning oblique and
A projection display apparatus (10) uses a modulation optical system (200) that includes a liquid crystal device (210) in combination with a wire grid...
Rewritable label for recording time information
A method of recording rewritable time related information on a label, includes the steps of providing an electrically rewritable label associated with an article...
Method for transforming three color input signals to four or more output
signals for a color display
A method for transforming three color input signals (R, G, B) corresponding to three gamut defining color primaries to four color output signals (R', G', B', W)...
Retail signage management system
A mobile retail signage management system includes a communication device capable of transmitting a specific location for which a corresponding sign needs to be...
Highly enantiomerically pure lactam-substituted propanoic acid derivatives
and methods of making and using same
The present invention relates to highly enantiomerically pure lactam-substituted propanoic acid derivatives and methods of making and using therefor. The...
Process for making image recording element comprising an antistat tie layer
under the image-receiving layer
This invention relates to a process for making an image-recording element, for example a dye-receiving element for thermal dye transfer, that includes a support...
Articles of manufacture incorporating polyester/polycarbonate blends
This invention relates to thermoplastic article having one or more decorative materials on the surface thereof which is obtained by applying heat and pressure to...
Method of making injection molding articles having a marbled appearance
A method of making an injection molded article having a marbled appearance, including the steps of: mixing at a temperature of at least 100 degrees .degree. C....
Compressed fluid formulation containing electroluminescent polymeric
An imaging composition comprising a mixture of a solvent and a functional material; wherein the solvent is a compressed fluid and the functional material is an...
Compressed fluid formulation containing hole transporting material
An imaging composition comprising a mixture of a solvent and a functional material; wherein the solvent is a compressed fluid and the functional material is a...
System and method for conditioning the psychological state of a subject
using an adaptive autostereoscopic display
An adaptive autostereoscopic display system (10) provides an apparatus for conditioning the psychological state, physiological state, or behavior of a subject...
Queuing arrangement for photographic media to be scanned
The present invention relates to a processing arrangement that includes a processing section and a scanning section. The scanning section includes a scanner that...
Thermo-mechanical actuator drop-on-demand apparatus and method with
multiple drop volumes
An apparatus and method of operating a liquid drop emitter, such as an ink jet device, for emitting liquid drops of different volumes. The liquid drop emitter...
Photographic media developer cartridge
Waveguide and method of smoothing optical surfaces
Disclosed is a waveguide having a light inlet surface and a viewing surface comprising stacked core layers separated by clad layers to form channels and bearing...
Method and system for determining DCT block boundaries
The horizontal and vertical offset for the M.times.N DCT block boundaries are determined for a decompressed image originally produced by a DCT-based compression...
Method for utilizing subject content analysis for producing a compressed
bit stream from a digital image
A method for producing a compressed bit-stream from a digital image includes the steps of a) processing the digital image to produce a main subject belief map...
Method for stitching partial radiation images to reconstruct a full image
A method of forming a composite digital image comprising: providing 1-N digital images formed from 1-N contiguous segments of a larger radiographic image...
Method for automatically locating eyes in an image
A digital image processing method for locating human eyes in a digital image, includes the steps of detecting a skin colored region in the image; detecting human...
Color transform method for the mapping of colors in images
A file of digital color data representing a color image is transformed into a new file of digital color data where one or more colors have been transformed to...
Method and apparatus for making a print having an invisible coordinate
A print and method of making a print having a invisible coordinate system on the same side as the image using a digital printer. The print may include additional...
Process for making an optical compensator film comprising an anisotropic
nematic liquid crystal
A process for making an optical compensator, comprising the steps of coating a orientable resin in a solvent onto a support; drying the resin-containing coating;...
Method and apparatus for creating a preselected lenticular image
A preselected lenticular image is created by capturing a first digital image on a plurality of first charged coupled device (CCD) sensor columns (21, 31). A...
General 2 voltage levels driving scheme for cholesterical liquid crystal
A driving scheme for chiral nematic (cholesteric) liquid crystal displays comprises a preparation step, a holding-selection step, and an evolution step. The...