At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.
Ink recording element utilizing wrinkled particles
The present invention comprises an ink recording element comprising a support having thereon at least one ink receiving layer, the layer comprising wrinkled...
Hair spray and consumer sprays with reduced volatile organic compounds
A consumer article comprising a hand-held spray container, and a sprayable composition contained within the spray container comprising ethanol or isopropanol and...
Adaptive autostereoscopic display system
An autostereoscopic image display apparatus (10) that adapts to sensed feedback data about an observer (12) in order to conform its operation to adapt to the...
Apparatus and method of delivering a beam of a functional material to a
An apparatus and method of delivering a functional material is provided. The apparatus includes a pressurized source of fluid in a thermodynamically stable...
Photographic media dryer
A dryer has a blower and means for dividing an airflow into two separate chambers. A drying channel is defined between the two chambers and material to be dried...
Camera assembly having travel stop
A camera assembly has a mount that defines an optical axis. A lens barrel has a main portion and a tracker protruding outwardly from the main portion. The lens...
Method for generating a dispersed message for data embedding
A method of forming a dispersed message for embedding in an image, includes the steps of: providing a random phase carrier; defining a set of ordered bit...
Compensating for pixel defects by spatial translation of scene content
An improved method is provided for compensating for pixel site defects of a spatial light modulator (30) in an imaging apparatus (10). An image is formed at a...
Apparatus and method for selectively exposing photosensitive materials
using a reflective light modulator
An exposure system (8) for fabricating optical film (40) by exposing a pattern such as for photoalignment, where the optical film (40) has a photosensitive layer...
Electro-mechanical grating device having a continuously controllable
An electro-mechanical grating device including: a base having a surface; a bottom conductive layer provided above said base; a spacer layer is provided and a...
Dynamic document feeder system and method for maximizing scanning
A control system and method for an optical scanner of the type having a document feeding device for transporting documents to an optical scanning station is...
Method and apparatus for computing motion tracking parameters
A method and apparatus is provided for efficient computing of perspective transformation motion tracking parameters in a sequence of images. More specifically, a...
Lens focusing device, system and method for use with multiple light
A lens focusing system provides a lens in an optical path between a scene and a photosensitive detector to properly focus a first set of wavelengths of light. At...
Process for the preparation of concentrated dye-water compositions
A process for preparing a concentrated photographic spectral sensitizing dye-water composition which comprises adding an anionic sensitizing dye to an aqueous...
Imaging member with polyester base
An imaging member comprising a polymer sheet, a primer layer contacting said polymer sheet, and an image receiving layer contacting said primer layer; wherein...
Imaging element containing a polymeric heteroaromatic blocked developer
This invention relates to an imaging element comprising an imaging layer having associated therewith a blocked polymeric compound in which the blocking group,...
Thermal physical vapor deposition apparatus with detachable vapor source(s)
A thermal physical vapor deposition apparatus includes an elongated vapor distributor disposed in a chamber held at reduced pressure, and spaced from a structure...
Hair care compositions
A latex composition for hair care containing a spray-dried hybrid-graft copolymer of a sulfopolyester and an acid-functional polymer segment. The acid-functional...
Aligning mask segments to provide an assembled mask for producing OLED
An alignment device for permitting a deposition mask having a plurality of magnetic mask segments to be positioned relative to a substrate to facilitate...
Method and system for processing a photographic film
The present invention relates to a camera including a writer adapted to couple information to a film in use in the camera, the information relating to an ISO...
Fiber optic array and method of making same
A fiber optic array and method of making same has precision fiducial marks that aid in the alignment of the fiber optic array. The invention requires forming...
Method for representing an extended color gamut digital image on a
hard-copy output 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...
Method for varying the number, size, and magnification of photographic
prints based on image emphasis and appeal
In a method for varying one or more print attributes of a print made from a digital image, a print attribute value is computed for the digital image based on a...
Apparatus and method for producing images without distortion and lateral
According to one aspect of the invention, an apparatus for forming distortion free images comprises: (i) a rotationally symmetric lens system capable of forming...
Method of operating a multiple component electronic imaging system
A method of operating an electronic imaging system (20) as a distributed processor network is provided for a system that includes multiple imaging components...
Website on the internet for automated interactive display of images
A website on the Internet for interactive display of images comprises a Web page having a plurality of low resolution images; a high-resolution, insert portion...
Color organic light emitting diode display with improved lifetime
An improved OLED color display device, in which a display pixel has a plurality of subpixels of different colors, wherein the areas of the subpixels are...
Thermally developable imaging materials with barrier layer containing a
cellulose ether polymer
Thermographic and photothermographic materials comprise a barrier layer to provide physical protection and to prevent migration of diffusible imaging components...
Thermally bleachable filter dye compositions comprising
benzothiazine-dioxide arylidene dyes and base...
This invention relates to a photothermographic element comprising a support, at least one photothermographic imaging layer, and at least one filter layer,...
Triacetyl cellulose film with reduced water transmission property
Disclosed is a triacetyl cellulose film comprising (a) an unsubstituted triphenyl phosphate compound and (b) a lower alkyl-substituted triphenyl phosphate ester...
Slack loop dryer for drying photographic material
A photographic processor and a dryer for drying photographic material. The dryer comprises a path through which the photographic material extends wherein at...
Method and apparatus for printing ink droplets that strike print media
A method for printing ink droplets that strike print media substantially perpendicularly, including the steps of: emitting a first drop having a first volume and...
Two sided image product
A two-sided image product is disclosed having an image bearing side and a non-image bearing side; printing a plurality of undetermined images on the image...
Product and method for organizing and searching digital images
A computer software product and a method of organizing and searching images. The digital images may be obtained from a plurality of hard copy prints that are...
Symmetric, bi-aspheric lens for use in transmissive and reflective optical
A pair of optical lenses comprising a first biconvex optical lens having two equivalent aspheric optical surfaces and a second biconvex optical lens having two...
Image sensor having black pixels disposed in a spaced-apart relationship
from the active pixels
An image sensor includes an active pixel area for image capture; one or more black pixel areas disposed in a pre-determined, significant spaced apart distance...
Preventing crease formation in donor web in dye transfer printer that can
cause line artifact on print
In a dye transfer printer, a donor web having successive dye transfer areas and opposite longitudinal edge areas alongside each one of the dye transfer areas is...
Method and apparatus for thermal management in a thermal printer having
plural printing stations
A method and apparatus for recording image information on a moving receiver media at a thermal print station features a ribbon cassette assembly that stores a...
Method and apparatus for reducing uneven use of heating elements on thermal
A method of reducing uneven use of a series of heating elements a color image print smaller than the size of the receiver medium and leave a non-image non-color...
Apparatus for radiographically imaging elongated objects
Apparatus for radiographically imaging elongated objects comprising: a vertical main frame; a base mounted on said main frame; a first support on said base for...
Apparatus for controlling temperature of moveable electrically heated
A temperature controlled apparatus comprising: an object having a surface and being rotatable about an axis; an electrical heater assembly thermally coupled to...
Black and white silver halide display elements having good light stability
This invention provides a black and white silver halide photographic display element comprising a support and a layer on top of said support comprising baryta...
Photo album constructed from a strip of images
A photo album is disclosed, made from a unitary strip of image bearing media having images printed in a pre-determined sequence. A plurality of pages is formed...
Burner assembly, outdoor stove including same, and stove kit
A burner apparatus for an outdoor cooking stove includes a hollow gas distribution ring, and an attached fuel conduit for sending fuel thereto. The gas ring has...
Correcting for defects in a digital image taken by an image sensor caused
by pre-existing defects in two pixels...
A method for correcting for defects in a digital image taken by an image sensor when there are pre-existing defects in two pixels in adjacent columns of the...
Multiple position lens barrel having cam cylinder with commonly biased
first and second lens carriers
A multiple position lens barrel has a first lens carrier defining an optical axis. The first lens carrier has a set of first cam followers. A second lens carrier...
Methods, apparatus, and systems for detecting partial-shading encodement
In a photography method, a determination is made that a set of captured images includes one or more encoded captured images having a partial shading encodement....
Apparatus which adjusts exposure on luminance value of photoelectrically
converted image pickup screen
At the time of preliminary photographing for exposure adjustment, an image pickup screen is divided into n blocks S100 and color decision processing is executed...
Process for ascorbic acids using alkaline earth silicate catalysts
Disclosed is a process for the preparation of ascorbic acids from 2-keto-hexonic acids or 2-keto-hexonic acid derivatives using alkaline earth silicate...