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Laminate and gasket manifold for ink jet delivery systems and similar
A system and method for the fabrication of a fluid, gas and/or vacuum flow system (10) having a laminate gasket manifold (14) containing a plurality of...
Method of cleaning nozzles in inkjet printhead
A method of cleaning spaced nozzles in a printhead of a drop-on-demand inkjet printer in which a slight negative pressure is desired in an ink reservoir in order...
Method of package formation utilizing photographic images
The invention relates to a package comprising a flexible substrate having a silver halide formed image.
Techniques for selective enhancement of a digital image
By automatically compensating for unwanted lighting effects caused by varying ambient light sources, digital still images and video are made to appear more...
Wire grid polarizer
A wire grid polarizer (300) for polarizing an incident light beam (130) comprises a substrate having a first surface. A grid or array of parallel, elongated,...
Pigment layer for polymer-dispersed liquid crystal displays
A display having polymer dispersed liquid crystals, which display comprises a transparent substrate; a layer comprising polymer-dispersed cholesteric liquid...
Pulsed illumination signal modulation control & adjustment method and
One aspect of the invention is a method for signal modulation adjustment. The method comprises illuminating a reference target and a region of film with a first...
OLED area illumination light source having a plurality of segments
A solid state area illumination light source includes: a substrate; a plurality of non-pixellated organic light emitting diode (OLED) segments deposited on the...
OLED area illumination light source having flexible substrate on a support
A solid-state area illumination light source includes a rigid support; a flexible substrate attached to the rigid support; an organic light emitting diode (OLED)...
Thermally stable, anthraquinone colorants containing copolymerizable vinyl
Disclosed are thermally-stable, anthraquinone colorant compounds (dyes) which contain one or more vinyl groups which render the compounds copolymerizable with...
Amber polyester compositions and container articles produced therefrom
This application discloses amber colored polyesters suitable for packaging food and beverages. The amber polyester compositions provide excellent blockage of UV...
Dye-Layered silver halide photographic elements with low dye stain
This invention provides a silver halide photographic element comprising at least one silver halide emulsion comprising silver halide grains which have associated...
Photographic material comprising a bicyclic pyrazolotriazole coupler with
Disclosed is a photographic element comprising a light sensitive silver halide emulsion layer and, having associated with that layer, a ...
Element with coated dosimeter
An element for ascertaining radiation dosage comprising: a support on which is disposed a coated layer, said coated layer comprising a binder and alanine;...
Apparatus and method for making a double-sided microlens mold and microlens
A method for making a double-sided microlens mold and microlens array mold is described which utilizes a spinning half radius diamond cutting member operated in...
Method of cleaning printhead in inkjet printer
A method of cleaning a printhead in an inkjet printer by removing organic debris deposits from the printhead, uses anyone of the liquid mixes of NaOCl (sodium...
Camera frame assembly having independently back-pivoting drive hub for
A camera frame assembly has a base member and a drive hub connected to the base member. A shutter is joined to the drive hub. A shutter driver is mounted to the...
Method and system for self-service film processing
One implementation of the invention is a self-service film processing system. In one embodiment, the self-service film processing system comprises a display and...
Drying apparatus and method for drying coated webs
A method and apparatus for drying a coated web is taught that reduces dryer induced mottle. The apparatus comprises a plurality of ducts positioned in series...
Data storage and retrieval playback apparatus for a still image receiver
Apparatus (10) for storage and retrieval of audio, sound or other data in association with a fixed still image including an image receiver (28) including a...
Producing a compressed digital image organized into layers having
information relating to different viewing...
A method for producing a compressed digital image from an input digital image is disclosed, wherein the compressed digital image is organized into layers having...
Analyzing images to determine if one or more sets of materials correspond
to the analyzed images
A method of analyzing one or more images of a user to determine the likelihood of user interest in materials that can be sent for display to the user includes...
Optical magnifier suitable for use with a microdisplay device
An optical magnifier is provided. One general form of one example embodiment includes two lens elements, at least two aspheric surfaces, and at least one...
A digital scanner for scanning sheet document along transport path. The scanner includes a transport mechanism for moving the document along the transport path...
Quality assurance system for retail photofinishing
A quality assurance system for retail photofinishing includes a communication network; a retail photofinishing site including photofinishing equipment, a client...
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...
Apparatus and method for thermal film development and scanning
The invention relates to an apparatus for thermal development having a receiver for receiving an imagewise exposed thermal film, an accumulator for gathering the...
Digital offset lithographic printing
An apparatus for offset lithographic printing including an offset lithographic printing press including a printing cylinder having a surface including a mixture...
Image processing and manipulation system
An image processing and manipulation system provides a user the opportunity to customize images exposed on dry process photosensitive film. That is, the system...
Correcting exposure in a rendered digital image
A method for correcting for exposure in a digital image, including the steps of providing a rendered digital image suitable for display and displaying such...
Mixed-element stitching and noise reduction system
A mixed-element stitching and noise reduction system includes apparatus and methods for producing an image dataset having a reduced noise content without...
Preventing crease formation in donor web in dye transfer printer that can
cause line artifact on print
A method of equalizing web-stretching caused by web tensioning in a dye transfer printer that is for use with a donor web having a dye transfer area and opposite...
OLED device with a performance-enhancing layer
An organic light-emitting device with improved performance including an anode formed over a substrate; a light-emitting layer formed over the anode for producing...
Method of preparation of porous polyester particles
The present invention relates to a method of forming porous particles comprising preparing a mixture of an organic phase and an aqueous phase comprising an...
Record-shifted scanning of silver-halide-containing color photographic and
The present invention is directed to a method of scanning silver-halide-containing color photographic and photothermographic film. In particular, the present...
Color photographic element containing coupler moiety with improved amino
acid timing group
The invention relates to a color silver halide photographic element comprising a light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer, said silver halide emulsion being...
Waterborne acetoacetate-functionalized alkyd coating compositions
A waterborne acetoacetate-functionalized alkyd coating composition is disclosed which includes an acetoacetate-functionalized alkyd resin, at least one drier,...
Method of creating and coating a material
The invention provides a method of creating a material for use as a material to be coated by curtain coating, comprising the step of: creating a surface texture...
CMOS/MEMS integrated ink jet print head with oxide based lateral flow
nozzle architecture and method of forming...
A continuous ink jet print head is formed using a combination of traditional CMOS technology to form the various controlling electrical circuits on a silicon...
System for producing patterned deposition from compressed fluid in a
partially opened deposition chamber
A system (10) produces patterned deposition on a substrate (14) from supercritical fluids. A delivery system (12) cooperates with a partial enclosure environment...
Monocentric autostereoscopic optical display having an expanded color gamut
A substantially monocentric arrangement of optical components providing a multicolor stereoscopic display having an expanded color gamut. A virtual image is...
Ink jet printing method
An ink jet printing method having the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading the printer with an ink...
Method of determining vanishing point location from an image
A method of determining a vanishing point related to an image, the method includes the steps of: detecting line segments in the image; determining intersections...
Integrated traditional and digital photographic processing system with
exchanged feedback control
An integrated conventional and digital photographic system for processing and printing images, the system comprises (a) a conventional photographic processing...
Method of automatically determining tone-scale parameters for a digital
A method of automatic determination of preferred tone-scale parameters for digital radiographic images comprising; providing an input digital medical image and an...
Combined heat filter and condenser lens, a projection type apparatus using
such, and a method for fabricating it
An optical component including: a substrate made from heat absorptive glass having a front surface and a rear surface, at least one of said surfaces being a...
Printing image frames corresponding to motion pictures
A method of printing image frames from a digital image file of a motion picture includes providing a two-dimensional LCD modulator having predetermined pixels...
Apparatus and method to measure film motion in a film gate
Apparatus for measuring deflection of a film in a film gate having an aperture illuminated by a primary light source having an output spectrum, includes: a) a...
Storage phosphor cassette
An x-ray cassette having increased durability. The x-ray cassette comprises a shell and a storage phosphor assembly. The shell comprises an upper and lower...
Interlined charge-coupled device having an extended dynamic range
An image sensor includes (a) a plurality of pixels each having (i) a plurality of photosensitive areas having a first sensitivity to light for forming a first...