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Method for varying an image processing path based on image emphasis and
A method for varying the image processing path for a digital image involves the steps of (a) computing an image processing attribute value for the digital image...
LCD-based printing apparatus for printing onto high contrast photosensitive
A printing apparatus (110) for selectively printing an image from image data either onto any member of a set of photosensitive media (140), including a first...
Orientation-sensitive electronic vertical shutter release lock
A digital camera comprising; a user controlled camera system; an orientation sensor for sensing whether the camera is in one of a horizontal or vertical...
System and method for using a single intelligence circuit for a plurality
of imaging rendering components
An electronic imaging system and method are provided that include an image capturing component, such as a digital camera, an image rendering component, such as a...
White-emitting organic electroluminescent device with color filters and
reflective layer for causing colored...
A multicolor organic light-emitting display having an array of pixels having at least two different colors including a substrate; a reflective layer disposed...
A process for polymerization of vinyl monomers is described comprising polymerizing vinyl monomers in the presence of an initiating system comprising (i) an...
Apparatus and method for radiant thermal film development
The present invention relates to a thermal developing photographic element comprising a radiant energy absorbing material incorporated into said photothermal film.
Reversal photographic element comprising an imaging layer containing
imaging and non-image forming emulsions
A reversal photographic element comprising a support and, coated on said support, at least one image recording emulsion layer comprised of: a) a light sensitive...
Thermally developable emulsions and materials containing heterocyclic
Thermally developable compositions such thermographic and photothermographic emulsions include certain heterocyclic disulfide compounds and ascorbic acid or...
Process for making polyester photographic film base and photographic
element comprising said base
A process for making polyester film base material comprising more than 65 mol % of 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol (CHDM) of the total glycol component in the...
Apparently dry waste management system
A method of disposing of photographic silver halide processing solutions including developer, bleach and at least one silver bearing solution comprising a)...
Method of removing material from an interior surface using core/shell
This invention relates generally to methods for removing adherent materials, for example, residues, scale, contaminants, fouling, precipitates, and the like...
Imaging apparatus for increased color gamut using dual spatial light
A display apparatus (10) for projection of a color image from digital data onto a surface (140) comprises a first modulation system which provides a first...
An eyelid positioning technique is provided for an ink jet printer to precisely position the eyelid relative to the catcher to properly seal the print head. The...
Method for printing and verifying limited edition stamps
A limited edition stamp and method for printing limited edition stamps from a plurality of different printers and locations. The limited edition stamps each...
Front portion of a media supply
Camera having transverse optical encoder
A camera has a body having an exposure frame surrounding an exposure opening. The exposure frame has a window. A mask core is mounted in the body. The mask core...
Camera panel assembly having one-piece lens cover/slider
A panel assembly has a slider that is a one-piece plastic casting. The casting has a closure having a margin and a pair of opposed arms joined to the closure....
Automatic digital radiographic bright light
A method for automatically modifying the rendering of an image based on an analysis of pixel values within a selected region of interest comprising: providing a...
Color printer comprising a linear grating spatial light modulator
A printer for printing on a light sensitive media (100) includes a light source (10) and optics. Cross array components and array direction components reduce...
Apparatus and method for determining mismatch involving availability of dye
donor and receiver supplies in...
A method for determining a mismatch involving the availability of a dye donor supply and a dye receiver supply in a thermal printer when a particular print size...
Computed radiography cassette for mammography
A computed radiography cassette comprising: a shell including upper and lower panels joined to first and second side members and a front end member to form a...
Stable aqueous polymer dispersions and a process for their preparation
The present invention relates to stable aqueous polymer dispersions and a process for their preparation. The aqueous dispersions of the invention have less than...
High chloride emulsions with optimized digital reciprocity characteristics
A method for forming a radiation-sensitive high chloride silver halide emulsion is described comprising growing cubical silver halide grains having a central...
Digital film processing solutions and method of digital film processing
An aqueous developer solution for use in digital film processing. The developer solution includes a developing agent and at least one surfactant or thickener. A...
Chemically sensitized aqueous-based photothermographic emulsions and
materials and methods of using same
Photothermographic materials prepared using aqueous formulations include silver halides that are chemically sensitized using certain tellurium-containing...
Mobile telephone system having a detachable camera / battery module
A handheld mobile telephone system is disclosed including a detachable camera/battery module for capturing images and a mobile telephone for communicating with a...
Method for enhancing the edge contrast of a digital image independently
from the texture
A method is described for enhancing a digital image channel, particularly where the digital image channel is split into pedestal and texture signals that...
Region growing based noise reduction method for digital images
A method for removing noise from a pixel of a digital image channel includes the steps of: storing an original value of the pixel of interest and using the value...
Color dependent luminance processing
A method and structure for developing a photographic image from a camera, filtering the image, and developing the image. Filtering of an image entails separating...
Reduced dark current for CMOS image sensors
A CMOS image sensor comprises a substrate of a first conductivity type, a photodetector for capturing incident light and converting it to a charge; a transfer...
Linearity and dynamic range for complementary metal oxide semiconductor
active pixel image sensors
A method and structure for a complementary metal oxide semiconductor active pixel sensor device having a photodetector, a sensing node electrically connected to...
Micro-array calibration means
Apparatus calibrates a micro-array receiver. The apparatus includes a micro-array receiver including a substrate having coated a biologically active region with...
Sensitization of cubic AgCl emulsions with improved wet abrasion resistance
The invention relates to a method of forming a silver halide emulsion comprising forming a silver chloride emulsion, adding spectral sensitizing dye, sulfur, and...
Color photographic element containing a heterocyclic dye-forming coupler
The invention relates to a photographic element comprising at least one light-sensitive silver halide emulsion layer having associated therewith a heterocyclic...
Thermally bleachable yellow filter dye compositions barbituric acid
arylidene dyes and base precursors
This invention relates to a photothermographic element comprising a support, at least one photothermographic imaging layer, and at least one filter layer,...
Thermally developable imaging materials with reduced mottle providing
improved image uniformity
A photothermographic material that comprises a support having thereon one or more thermally-developable imaging layers comprising a binder and in reactive...
Multilayered packaging materials for electrostatic applications
A multi-layer structure comprises at least one electrostatic dissipative outer layer and a conductive core layer. The outer layer comprises a material selected...
Triacetyl cellulose film with reduced water transmission property
Disclosed is a triacetyl cellulose film comprising (a) a triphenyl monophosphate compound and (b) an aromatic polyol-bridged polyphosphate compound. Such a film...
Method and apparatus for making a shadow mask array
A method for making a shadow mask array is taught. Producing a plurality of shadow mask sections; inspecting the plurality of shadow mask sections to determine...
Photographic processing drum having a metering blade assembly
The present invention relates to a photographic processor which includes a circular processing drum and a metering blade assembly provided within the drum. The...
Large area marking device and method for printing
A method and apparatus for printing an image on a large surface area or walkway provides for imagewise marking of the surface with a color marking solution, to...
Imaging apparatus and imaging drum having material clamp
An imaging drum assembly is provided for use in an imaging apparatus for forming images on sheet material. The imaging drum assembly comprises a rotatable...
Cameras, methods, and systems with partial-shading encodements
A camera has a body and a film holder having an exposure frame surrounding an exposure opening. A taking lens system is mounted to the body. The taking lens...
Waveguide with nanoparticle induced refractive index gradient
An optical element comprising an elongated channel for light travel comprising a light transmitting polymeric central core and further comprising multilayer...
Adjusting the contrast of a digital image with an adaptive recursive filter
A method and structure for adjusting the contrast of a digital image includes inputting an image, dividing the image into a pedestal signal and a texture signal,...
Organic vertical cavity laser array device
An organic vertical cavity phase-locked laser array device includes a substrate, a bottom dielectric stack reflective to light over a predetermined range of...
Method of compensating for MTF in a digital image channel
A method for processing a digital image channel which is part of a digital image to compensate for MTF of one or more devices in an imaging chain from capture to...
Detection of pitch variations in lenticular material
A method of sensing the pitch or relative location of a lenticular lens on a sheet of transparent lenticular material of the type having a repeating pattern of...
Digital camera including printer for printing on an authenticated receiver
A digital camera including a printer for printing images onto a receiver having preformed authenticating information, includes a structure for capturing and...