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  • 1. NO PAT. NO. Title 1 7,984,300 System and method of authenicating a digitally captured image 2 7,978,918 Digital image cropping using a blended map 3 7,978,239 Digital camera using multiple image sensors to provide improved temporal sampling 4 7,948,534 Charge-coupled device image sensor with vertical binning of same-color pixels 5 7,933,545 Reducing image artifact reduction method 6 7,925,083 Method for digital image class detection 7 7,920,296 Automatic determining image and non-image sides of scanned hardcopy media 8 7,916,362 Image sensor with improved light sensitivity 9 7,915,717 Plastic image sensor packaging for image sensors 10 7,915,702 Reduced pixel area image sensor 11 7,915,067 Backside illuminated image sensor with reduced dark current 12 7,903,897 Image processing apparatus 13 7,899,256 Method for automatically determining the acceptability of a digital image 14 7,893,981 Image sensor with variable resolution and sensitivity 15 7,893,976 Light sensitivity in image sensors 16 7,889,921 Noise reduced color image using panchromatic image 17 7,882,442 Multi-frame display system with perspective based image arrangement 18 7,881,530 Adjusting colorants specified in a digital image 19 7,877,053 Adjustable gloss control method with different substrates and 3-D image effect with adjustable gloss 20 7,876,956 Noise reduction of panchromatic and color image 21 7,869,658 Representative image selection based on hierarchical clustering 22 7,860,320 Classifying image regions based on picture location 23 7,859,588 Method and apparatus for operating a dual lens camera to augment an image 24 7,859,581 Image sensor with charge binning and dual channel readout 25 7,855,740 Multiple component readout of image sensor 26 7,848,587 Image-processing system and image-processing program 27 7,847,845 Image sensor with charge multiplication 28 7,838,106 Foamed image receiver 29 7,836,093 Image record trend identification for user profiles 30 7,833,591 Image recording element comprising encapsulated mordant particles Addition of new images to an image database by clustering according to date/time and image content and representative image 31 7,831,599 comparison 32 7,831,100 Image processing based on ambient air attributes 33 7,830,435 Image sensor and image capture system with extended dynamic range 34 7,821,570 Adjusting digital image exposure and tone scale 35 7,814,061 Method for preserving privacy with image capture 36 7,813,962 System and method for generating an image fulfillment order 37 7,809,197 Method for automatically determining the acceptability of a digital image 38 7,808,540 Image capture and integrated display apparatus 39 7,807,955 Image sensor having reduced well bounce 40 7,782,372 Image file for storing digital images and ancillary data values using multiple encoding methods 41 7,781,716 Stacked image sensor with shared diffusion regions in respective dropped pixel positions of a pixel array 42 7,777,915 Image control system and method 43 7,777,773 Image quality attributes tracking and preventive maintenance prediction 44 7,776,638 Two epitaxial layers to reduce crosstalk in an image sensor 45 7,773,109 Image capture and display device 46 7,764,844 Determining sharpness predictors for a digital image 47 7,756,330 Producing an extended dynamic range digital image 48 7,755,667 Image sequence stabilization method and camera having dual path image sequence stabilization 49 7,755,662 Digital camera providing image processing for an attachable printer System, method and software product for ordering image products over a communication network from a plurality of different 50 7,743,110 providers having various business relationships, using images stored on a digital storage device 51 7,742,083 In-camera dud image management 52 7,733,353 System and method for profiling digital-image input devices 53 7,729,602 Camera using multiple lenses and image sensors operable in a default imaging mode 54 7,728,277 PMOS pixel structure with low cross talk for active pixel image sensors 55 7,724,290 Image metadata attachment 56 7,720,288 Detecting compositing in a previously compressed image 57 7,718,235 Overcoat composition for image recording materials 58 7,705,900 CMOS image sensor pixel with selectable binning and conversion gain 59 7,703,121 Method of distributing multimedia data to equipment provided with an image sensor 60 7,697,045 Method and apparatus to extend the effective dynamic range of an image sensing device 61 7,695,783 Image-recording element with fluorosurfactant and colloidal particles 62 7,695,128 Producing an ink jet image having high density and gray scale 63 7,692,706 Charge summing in multiple output charge-coupled devices in an image sensor 64 7,688,476 Apparatus and method for printing validated image data in a noisy environment 65 7,688,368 Image sensor with improved light sensitivity 66 7,688,358 Image capturing apparatus and white balance processing apparatus 67 7,683,962 Camera using multiple lenses and image sensors in a rangefinder configuration to provide a range map 68 7,683,950 Method and apparatus for correcting a channel dependent color aberration in a digital image 69 7,680,340 Method of using temporal context for image classification 70 7,676,146 Camera using multiple lenses and image sensors to provide improved focusing capability
  • 2. 71 7,675,556 Cameras, other imaging devices, and methods having non-uniform image remapping using a small data-set of distortion vectors72 7,672,528 Method of processing an image to form an image pyramid73 7,672,519 Use of frequency transforms in the analysis of image sensors74 7,672,518 Use of frequency transform in the analysis of image sensors75 7,671,907 Image-capturing apparatus76 7,668,405 Forming connections between image collections77 7,660,445 Method for selecting an emphasis image from an image collection based upon content recognition78 7,655,083 Printing ink jet image with ink of cationic colorant and colorless ink of anionic polymer79 7,652,779 Image-forming system with a graphical user interface having an interconnection architecture80 7,652,700 Interpolation method for captured color image data81 7,643,704 Cropping a digital image and preserving reserves82 7,636,119 Image sensor for still or video photography83 7,634,138 Method for generating an image of a detected subject84 7,623,722 Animated display for image manipulation and correction of digital image85 7,623,177 Image capturing device having multiple optical systems86 7,623,168 Method and apparatus to extend the effective dynamic range of an image sensing device87 7,616,883 User-rotatable camera for enhancing panoramic image capture88 7,614,619 Methods and apparatus for separating image recordable materials from a media stack89 7,609,958 Automatic focus system calibration for image capture systems90 7,609,908 Method for adjusting the brightness of a digital image utilizing belief values91 7,606,437 Image processing based on ambient air attributes92 7,602,510 Post RIP image rendering in an electrographic printer to reduce toner consumption93 7,602,418 Digital image with reduced object motion blur94 7,593,135 Digital image multitoning method95 7,593,043 Image processing device and white balance adjustment device96 7,585,695 Lightshield architecture for interline transfer image sensors97 7,583,858 Image processing based on direction of gravity98 7,583,308 Image capturing apparatus99 7,570,829 Selection of alternative image processing operations to maintain high image quality100 7,561,794 Digital camera and image-sharing method101 7,561,788 Image-capturing device having multiple optical systems102 7,561,194 Charge diffusion crosstalk reduction for image sensors103 7,561,191 Camera phone using multiple lenses and image sensors to provide an extended zoom range104 7,542,621 Method of digital simulation of image support rendering105 7,533,129 Method software program for creating an image product having predefined criteria106 7,528,868 Image metadata attachment107 7,522,205 Image sensor with charge multiplication108 7,522,203 Electronic serialization of image sensors109 7,509,042 Digital camera, image capture method, and image capture control program110 7,509,041 Image-capturing device having multiple optical systems111 7,492,404 Fast flush structure for solid-state image sensors112 7,483,061 Image and audio capture with mode selection113 7,466,954 Image receiver sheet surface characteristics for optimum sheet handling Printing plate registration and optical alignment device including locating at least a part of a reference edge in at least one digital114 7,456,379 camera image115 7,453,498 Electronic image capture device and image file format providing raw and processed image data116 7,450,263 System and method for image rotation117 7,443,552 Process of spatial color restoration of an image118 7,436,452 Method and apparatus for reduction of residual signal in digital images captured by image sensors119 7,428,084 Scanner with removable image guides120 7,427,790 Image sensor with gain control121 7,423,668 On-chip block balancing structure and method for multiple output image sensors122 7,420,585 Image capture and display device123 7,411,691 Image-forming system with automatic finish output chaining124 7,408,558 Laser-based display having expanded image color125 7,403,708 Tracking an image-recording medium using an identifying mark and film encodement126 7,402,882 Methods to eliminate amplifier glowing artifact in digital images captured by an image sensor127 7,402,787 Method of thin lightshield process for solid-state image sensors128 7,402,365 Thermally transferable image protection overcoat129 7,400,759 Method for testing a plastic sleeve for an image cylinder or a blanket cylinder130 7,400,335 Method for printing a halftone digital image131 7,391,001 Thin lightshield process for solid-state image sensors132 7,385,636 Low noise sample and hold circuit for image sensors133 7,382,926 Transcoding a JPEG2000 compressed image134 7,382,903 Method for selecting an emphasis image from an image collection based upon content recognition135 7,382,380 On demand techniques for using data associated with a digital image suitable for rasterization at any resolution136 7,382,008 Ultra-small CMOS image sensor pixel using a photodiode potential technique137 7,349,627 Tracking an image-recording medium using a watermark and associated memory138 7,348,998 Method for orienting a digital image on a display of an image display device139 7,336,801 System and method for obtaining image-based products from a digital motion picture source140 7,334,336 Method for producing a sleeved polymer member, an image cylinder or a blanket cylinder141 7,333,669 Selecting an image processing path to provide desired noise142 7,333,654 Digital image processing system and method for emphasizing a main subject of an image
  • 3. 143 7,330,288 Post RIP image rendering in a MICR electrographic printer to improve readability144 7,327,890 Imaging method and system for determining an area of importance in an archival image145 7,327,504 Method of detecting clipped image pixels146 7,327,390 Method for determining image correction parameters147 7,327,380 Apparatus for printing a multibit image148 7,319,480 Method and apparatus for compressing motion image files to provide an improved image navigation display149 7,315,322 Method of testing the uniformity of an image sensor150 7,313,268 Method for using effective spatio-temporal image recomposition to improve scene classification151 7,310,107 Method for monitoring image calibration152 7,307,636 Image format including affective information153 7,305,180 Digital camera using multiple lenses and image sensors to provide an extended zoom range154 7,304,673 Image sensor array with substitutional circuit distribution155 7,301,562 Imaging system with delayed verification image presentation156 7,298,892 Producing a balanced digital color image having minimal color errors157 7,289,663 Producing an extended color gamut luminance-chrominance digital image from a captured image158 7,289,154 Digital image processing method and apparatus for brightness adjustment of digital images159 7,280,703 Method of spatially filtering a digital image using chrominance information160 7,279,254 Method of making an article bearing a relief image using a removable film161 7,276,394 Large area flat image sensor assembly162 7,271,832 JPEG compatible image file format using multiple application segments163 7,269,300 Sharpening a digital image in accordance with magnification values164 7,260,546 Method for providing image goods and/or services to a customer165 7,259,793 Display module for supporting a digital image display device166 7,257,274 System and method for scaling an image167 7,256,944 Compact image capture assembly using multiple lenses and image sensors to provide an extended zoom range168 7,251,378 Method for detecting image interpolation169 7,251,065 Image color balance for scanners using an illumination spectral sensor170 7,245,783 System and method for estimating, synthesizing and matching noise in digital images and image sequences171 7,245,781 Applying a tone scale function to a digital image172 7,239,816 Automated image appearance control method173 7,236,622 Method for forming a depth image174 7,231,359 Configuring image storage devices to enable imaging services175 7,228,006 Method and system for detecting a geometrically transformed copy of an image176 7,228,004 Method for sharpening a digital image177 7,219,989 Overcoat composition for image recording materials178 7,215,828 Method and system for determining image orientation179 7,215,371 Electronic camera with quick review of last captured image180 7,212,668 Digital image processing system and method for emphasizing a main subject of an image181 7,212,657 Method and system for enhancing portrait image that are processed in a batch mode182 7,212,229 Digital camera providing image processing for an attachable printer183 7,206,455 Adaptive setting of wavelet sub-band thresholds for low-light image denoising184 7,206,136 Digital camera using multiple lenses and image sensors to provide an extended zoom range185 7,200,277 Method for transcoding a JPEG2000 compressed image186 7,181,086 Multiresolution method of spatially filtering a digital image187 7,180,622 Method and system for automatically forwarding an image product188 7,180,529 Immersive image viewing system and method189 7,173,768 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus190 7,171,058 Method and computer program product for producing an image of a desired aspect ratio191 7,170,552 Digital imaging system and file format for storage and selective transmission of processed and unprocessed image data192 7,164,490 Custom cut image products193 7,162,102 Method and system for compositing images to produce a cropped image194 7,158,945 System and method for providing image products and/or services195 7,154,510 System and method for modifying a portrait image in response to a stimulus196 7,147,902 Multi-layer laser thermal image receptor sheet with internal tie layer197 7,139,027 Camera having removable display provided on an image bearing medium198 7,133,155 Method and apparatus for modifying a portion of an image in accordance with colorimetric parameters199 7,133,070 System and method for deciding when to correct image-specific defects based on camera, scene, display and demographic data200 7,130,474 Method and system for generating digital image files for a limited display201 7,129,979 Image sensor pixel for global electronic shuttering202 7,127,164 Method for rating images to facilitate image retrieval203 7,126,638 Image sensor having multiple layers of dielectrics adjacent the photosensitive area for improved quantum efficiency204 7,120,593 Method and system for ordering image related goods and services205 7,119,760 Color image display accuracy using green-limited gamma estimate206 7,118,134 Folded integral composite image product and method of making207 7,114,660 Non-image pixel data stored on hard-copy image media208 7,113,718 Method and apparatus for reducing image artifacts caused by release fluid in an electrophotographic machine209 7,111,939 Image display system with body position compensation210 7,111,317 Method for providing image goods and/or services to a customer211 7,110,025 Digital camera for capturing a sequence of full and reduced resolution digital images and storing motion and still digital image data212 7,106,366 Image capture system incorporating metadata to facilitate transcoding213 7,103,208 Detecting and classifying blemishes on the transmissive surface of an image sensor package214 7,102,185 Lightshield architecture for interline transfer image sensors
  • 4. 215 7,095,066 Process for making a CMOS image sensor216 7,092,966 Method software program for creating an image product having predefined criteria217 7,092,579 Calculating noise estimates of a digital image using gradient analysis218 7,092,573 Method and system for selectively applying enhancement to an image219 7,092,554 Method for detecting eye and mouth positions in a digital image220 7,092,016 Method and system for motion image digital processing221 7,091,974 Method for selecting and displaying a subject or interest in a still digital image222 7,091,532 Light shield process for solid-state image sensors223 7,091,157 Image recording element comprising extrudable polyester-containing image-receiving layer224 7,090,252 Folded integral composite image product and method of making225 7,088,946 Adjusting gloss for a print image226 7,085,008 Digital color image processing method for improved tone scale reproduction227 7,085,007 Digital color image processing method228 7,075,553 Method and system for displaying an image229 7,075,129 Image sensor with reduced p-well conductivity230 7,068,840 Determination of an illuminant of digital color image by segmentation and filtering231 7,068,396 Method and apparatus for performing tone scale modifications on a sparsely sampled extended dynamic range digital image232 7,065,255 Method and apparatus for enhancing digital images utilizing non-image data233 7,064,869 Method for halftoning a multi-channel digital color image having at least one group of similar color channels234 7,064,861 Method for recording a digital image and information pertaining to such image on an oriented polymer medium235 7,064,785 Apparatus and method of correcting for dark current in a solid state image sensor236 7,062,107 Techniques for generating a distributed low-resolution digital image capable of viewing in any resolution237 7,058,348 Producing an enhanced gloss toner image on a substrate238 7,057,654 Four color image sensing apparatus239 7,054,588 Image production system with release agent system and associated method of controlling release agent transfer240 7,054,501 Estimating noise for a digital image utilizing updated statistics241 7,054,014 Post RIP image rendering in an electrographic printer to estimate toner consumption242 7,053,953 Method and camera system for blurring portions of a verification image to show out of focus areas in a captured archival image243 7,050,636 Method and system for improving an image characteristic based on image content244 7,050,197 Image processor for high-speed printing applications245 7,046,924 Method and computer program product for determining an area of importance in an image using eye monitoring information246 7,043,053 Matching image characteristics of stamps and personal images to aesthetically fit into a personal postal product247 7,042,486 Image capture and display device248 7,039,239 Method for image region classification using unsupervised and supervised learning249 7,038,820 Automatic exposure control for an image sensor250 7,038,714 Printing system and method having a digital printer that uses a digital camera image display251 7,035,578 Image shifting in a digital printer to reduce image artifacts252 7,035,460 Method for constructing an extended color gamut digital image from a limited color gamut digital image253 7,031,034 Articulating camera for digital image acquisition254 7,030,404 Methods and apparatus for handling image recording media255 7,027,666 Method for determining skew angle and location of a document in an over-scanned image256 7,024,054 Method and system for generating a foreground mask for a composite image257 7,023,478 Hybrid cameras having electronic image conversion to selected geometric formats and methods258 7,023,463 Method and apparatus for printing images from digital image data259 7,016,080 Method and system for improving scanned image detail260 7,015,493 Regional image processing default parameters261 7,012,646 Reset driver circuit disposed on the same substrate as the image sensor Method and apparatus for rendering a low-resolution thumbnail image suitable for a low resolution display having a reference back262 7,012,621 to an original digital negative and an edit list of operations263 7,012,617 Method for representing a digital color image using a set of palette colors based on detected important colors264 7,009,190 Method and apparatus for capturing an image265 7,008,123 Image forming device having a brush type processing member266 7,007,243 Method and apparatus for producing digital images with embedded image capture location icons267 7,006,252 Image processing system and method that maintains black level268 7,006,091 Method and system for optimizing the display of a subject of interest in a digital image269 7,005,406 Image-recording element comprising polyester-containing image-receiving layer270 7,000,192 Method of producing a matted image usable in a scrapbook271 6,999,124 Method for orienting a digital image on a display of an image display device272 6,999,108 Method and apparatus for image registration improvements in a printer having plural printing stations273 6,993,196 Digital image storage method274 6,992,787 Method of purchasing image bearing products275 6,987,892 Method, system and software for correcting image defects276 6,987,890 Producing and encoding rate-distortion information allowing optimal transcoding of compressed digital image277 6,987,577 Providing a partial column defect map for a full frame image sensor278 6,985,637 Method and apparatus of enhancing a digital image using multiple selected digital images279 6,985,158 Method and system for displaying an image280 6,983,083 Image specific perceived overall contrast prediction281 6,980,280 Two level image writer282 6,980,226 Watermarking method for motion picture image sequence283 6,980,221 Method for representing a digital color image using a set of palette colors284 6,975,411 Post rip image rendering in an electrographic printer using density patch feedback285 6,970,606 Automatic image quality evaluation and correction technique for digitized and thresholded document images286 6,967,667 Method of constructing a kaleidoscope image usable in a scrapbook
  • 5. 287 6,965,702 Method for sharpening a digital image with signal to noise estimation288 6,963,392 Image-forming device having a belt type processing member with micro-features289 6,961,404 Method and system for reconstructing an image from projection data acquired by a cone beam computed tomography system290 6,961,141 Method and electronic apparatus for formatting and serving inkjet image data291 6,959,162 Electrographic image developing apparatus and process292 6,959,122 Method and system for assisting in the reconstruction of an image database over a communication network293 6,947,591 Process of identifying the sky in an image and an image obtained using this process294 6,947,061 Method of displaying an image295 6,943,831 Method and apparatus to extend the effective dynamic range of an image sensing device and use residual images296 6,941,027 Method of and system for automatically determining a level of light falloff in an image297 6,940,993 System and method for embedding a watermark signal that contains message data in a digital image298 6,940,546 Method for compensating a digital image for light falloff while minimizing light balance change299 6,940,543 Wireless transfer of at least one digital image file between a first device and a second device300 6,939,828 Thermal dye-transfer receiver element comprising a silicone release agent in the dye-image receiving layer301 6,939,012 Laser image projector302 6,937,775 Method of enhancing the tone scale of a digital image to extend the linear response range without amplifying noise303 6,937,362 Method for providing access to an extended color gamut digital image and providing payment therefor304 6,934,056 Noise cleaning and interpolating sparsely populated color digital image using a variable noise cleaning kernel305 6,931,161 Method for making an exposure adjustment on a rendered image306 6,931,160 Method of spatially filtering digital image for noise removal, noise estimation or digital image enhancement307 6,925,192 Authenticatable image with an embedded image having a discernible physical characteristic with improved security feature308 6,924,472 Image sensor with improved optical response uniformity309 6,922,486 Process of identification of shadows in an image and image obtained using the process310 6,922,201 Chronological age altering lenticular image311 6,920,237 Digital image processing method and computer program product for detecting human irises in an image312 6,917,758 Method of image compensation for watermarked film313 6,915,021 Method and system for selective enhancement of image data314 6,912,321 Method of compensating a digital image for the effects of flare light315 6,909,461 Method and apparatus to extend the effective dynamic range of an image sensing device316 6,907,144 Noise reduction method, apparatus, and program for digital image processing317 6,904,180 Method for detecting image interpolation318 6,903,769 Detecting hopping pixel defects in CCD image sensors319 6,900,836 Correcting defects in a digital image caused by a pre-existing defect in a pixel of an image sensor320 6,897,183 Process for making image recording element comprising an antistat tie layer under the image-receiving layer321 6,895,121 Method for utilizing subject content analysis for producing a compressed bit stream from a digital image322 6,895,106 Method for stitching partial radiation images to reconstruct a full image323 6,895,103 Method for automatically locating eyes in an image324 6,894,719 Method and apparatus for creating a preselected lenticular image325 6,893,592 Process of making an image recording element with an extruded polyester-containing image-receiving layer326 6,893,105 Method for printing an image from a halftone binary bitmap using multiple exposures327 6,891,977 Method for sharpening a digital image without amplifying noise328 6,891,966 Method for forming a depth image from digital image data329 6,890,628 Self-adhering image330 6,881,533 Flexographic printing plate with ink-repellent non-image areas331 6,879,342 Electronic camera with image review332 6,878,919 Thin lightshield process for solid-state image sensors333 6,878,495 Producing an image data to be used by a laser thermal transfer apparatus for use in making color emissive sites334 6,873,442 Method and system for generating a low resolution image from a sparsely sampled extended dynamic range image sensing device335 6,870,931 Method and system for embedding message data in a digital image sequence336 6,870,651 Apparatus and method for generating a dynamic image Method and apparatus for rendering a low-resolution thumbnail image suitable for a low resolution display having a reference back337 6,870,547 to an original digital negative and an edit list of operations338 6,869,183 Autostereoscopic optical apparatus for viewing a stereoscopic virtual image339 6,868,190 Methods for automatically and semi-automatically transforming digital image data to provide a desired image look340 6,867,807 Camera having single-button timed display of most-recently viewed image and default display of last verification image and method341 6,867,062 Method for forming light shield process for solid-state image sensor with multi-metallization layer342 6,864,920 High voltage reset method for increasing the dynamic range of a CMOS image sensor Method and apparatus for production of an image captured by an electronic motion camera/sensor that emulates the343 6,864,915 attributes/exposure content produced by a motion camera film system344 6,863,404 Method for providing a curved image345 6,861,635 Blooming control for a CMOS image sensor346 6,860,308 Apparatus for making a two-sided image347 6,859,210 Method for representing a digital color image using a set of palette colors based on detected important colors348 6,856,704 Method for enhancing a digital image based upon pixel color349 6,856,427 System for printing correct exposure in a rendered digital image350 6,856,355 Method and apparatus for a color scannerless range image system351 6,853,318 Digital image compression utilizing shrinkage of subband coefficients352 6,850,586 Method and system for reconstructing an image from projection data acquired by a cone beam computed tomography system Method and apparatus that allows a low-resolution digital greeting card image or digital calendar image to contain a link to an353 6,850,248 associated original digital negative and edit list354 6,847,733 Retrieval and browsing of database images based on image emphasis and appeal
  • 6. 355 6,845,181 Method for processing a digital image to adjust brightness356 6,832,864 Printing apparatus for printing an image on a selected surface357 6,832,006 System and method for controlling image compression based on image emphasis358 6,826,316 System and method for determining image similarity359 6,823,089 Method of determining the extent of blocking and contouring artifacts in a digital image360 6,823,076 Method for embedding digital information in a three dimensional image from a scannerless range imaging system361 6,822,760 Method of processing and paying for an extended color gamut digital image362 6,820,982 Method and apparatus for forming an image on a curved diffusive surface363 6,816,240 Image forming device having a photobleach system364 6,813,389 Digital image processing method and system including noise reduction and tone scale adjustments365 6,813,046 Method and apparatus for exposure control for a sparsely sampled extended dynamic range image sensing device366 6,809,840 Image processing method for adaptively sub-sampling an image367 6,809,792 Spectral watermarking for motion picture image data368 6,809,758 Automated stabilization method for digital image sequences369 6,807,300 Noise reduction method utilizing color information, apparatus, and program for digital image processing370 6,807,250 Collimation device and method for acquiring a radiation image of a long body part using direct digital X-ray detectors371 6,804,684 Method for associating semantic information with multiple images in an image database environment372 6,804,418 Petite size image processing engine373 6,804,408 Method for enhancing a digital image with noise-dependent control of texture374 6,804,393 Method of calculating noise from a digital image utilizing color cross correlation statistics375 6,801,719 Camera using beam splitter with micro-lens image amplification376 6,797,448 Electrophotographic toner and development process with improved image and fusing quality377 6,795,586 Noise cleaning and interpolating sparsely populated color digital image378 6,795,585 Representing digital images in a plurality of image processing states379 6,795,209 Method and apparatus for modifying a hard copy image digitally in accordance with instructions provided by consumer380 6,795,090 Method and system for panoramic image morphing381 6,793,390 Method for automatic arrangement determination of partial radiation images for reconstructing a stitched full image382 6,793,322 Method of printing multi-color image Printer capable of forming an image on a receiver substrate according to type of receiver substrate and a method of assembling the383 6,793,307 printer384 6,792,864 Image file data equivalence algorithms respective to output devices385 6,792,134 Multi-mode digital image processing method for detecting eyes386 6,792,130 System and method for embedding a watermark signal that contains message data in a digital image387 6,791,716 Color image reproduction of scenes with preferential color mapping388 6,791,605 Image capture and printing device389 6,788,812 Techniques for selective enhancement of a digital image390 6,785,739 Data storage and retrieval playback apparatus for a still image receiver Producing a compressed digital image organized into layers having information relating to different viewing conditions and391 6,785,423 resolutions392 6,781,724 Image processing and manipulation system393 6,781,713 Correcting exposure in a rendered digital image394 6,778,699 Method of determining vanishing point location from an image395 6,778,691 Method of automatically determining tone-scale parameters for a digital image396 6,778,290 Printing image frames corresponding to motion pictures397 6,775,407 Producing a final modified digital image using a source digital image and a difference digital image398 6,765,611 Method for compressing an image from a sparsely sampled extended dynamic range image sensing device399 6,760,485 Nonlinearly modifying a rendered digital image400 6,757,426 System and method for image processing by automatic color dropout401 6,755,532 Method and apparatus for monocentric projection of an image402 6,754,384 Method for processing an extended color gamut digital image using an image information parameter403 6,748,106 Method for representing an extended color gamut digital image on a hard-copy output medium404 6,748,097 Method for varying the number, size, and magnification of photographic prints based on image emphasis and appeal405 6,746,051 Two sided image product406 6,744,526 Image sensor having black pixels disposed in a spaced-apart relationship from the active pixels Correcting for defects in a digital image taken by an image sensor caused by pre-existing defects in two pixels in adjacent columns of407 6,741,754 an image sensor408 6,741,285 Apparatus which adjusts exposure on luminance value of photoelectrically converted image pickup screen409 6,738,494 Method for varying an image processing path based on image emphasis and appeal410 6,737,229 Reversal photographic element comprising an imaging layer containing imaging and non-image forming emulsions411 6,731,823 Method for enhancing the edge contrast of a digital image independently from the texture412 6,730,899 Reduced dark current for CMOS image sensors413 6,728,416 Adjusting the contrast of a digital image with an adaptive recursive filter414 6,728,003 Method of compensating for MTF in a digital image channel415 6,724,427 Driving a memory display in an image memory card416 6,718,068 Noise reduction method utilizing statistical weighting, apparatus, and program for digital image processing417 6,717,698 Tone scale processing based on image modulation activity418 6,714,688 Method and apparatus for enhancing the edge contrast of an interpolated digital image419 6,714,232 Image producing process and apparatus with magnetic load roller420 6,711,302 Method and system for altering defects in digital image421 6,711,286 Method for blond-hair-pixel removal in image skin-color detection422 6,707,998 Method and system for correcting non-symmetric distortion in an image423 6,707,950 Method for modification of non-image data in an image processing chain424 6,702,442 Monocentric autostereoscopic optical apparatus using resonant fiber-optic image generation
  • 7. 425 6,700,613 Data-reading image capture apparatus, camera, and method of use426 6,697,502 Image processing method for detecting human figures in a digital image427 6,697,107 Smoothing a digital color image using luminance values428 6,696,691 Elongated computed radiography cassette having image alignment aid429 6,693,671 Fast-dump structure for full-frame image sensors with lod antiblooming structures430 6,690,822 Method for detecting skin color in a digital image431 6,689,532 Method of protecting an image receiving layer of a recording element prior to and after printing432 6,688,739 Image acquisition device with integral ink jet printing433 6,688,717 Printed medium with integral image locator and method434 6,686,947 Recording a digital image of a desired aperture format and resolution onto motion picture photosensitive medium435 6,686,115 Blue-sensitive film for radiography with desired image tone436 6,685,367 Image processing apparatus and method for thermally processed films437 6,681,054 Noise reduction method utilizing probabilistic weighting, apparatus, and program for digital image processing438 6,681,042 Digital color image processing method439 6,680,108 Image layer comprising intercalated clay particles440 6,678,390 Method and computer program for embedding and extracting an embedded message from a digital image441 6,674,490 Light source for a digital image projection system Producing a compressed digital image organized into layers corresponding to increasing visual quality levels and providing rate-442 6,668,090 control of such compressed digital image443 6,667,758 Image processing apparatus and method for simultaneously scanning and proofing444 6,664,033 Image forming assembly and method using a lamination apparatus445 6,655,776 Media pack for combination image acquisition and printing device446 6,654,507 Automatically producing an image of a portion of a photographic image447 6,652,470 Using image modification and temperature biofeedback to diagnose and treat ADHD448 6,650,837 Dual image viewfinder for camera449 6,650,789 Method and system for altering defects in a digital image450 6,649,233 Inkjet ink image recording element451 6,646,246 Method and system of noise removal for a sparsely sampled extended dynamic range image sensing device Imaging apparatus capable of forming an image consistent with type of imaging consumable loaded therein and method of452 6,644,544 assembling the apparatus453 6,643,410 Method of determining the extent of blocking artifacts in a digital image454 6,636,646 Digital image processing method and for brightness adjustment of digital images455 6,636,645 Image processing method for reducing noise and blocking artifact in a digital image456 6,628,339 Image sensor mount for a digital camera457 6,628,329 Correction of position dependent blur in a digital image458 6,625,325 Noise cleaning and interpolating sparsely populated color digital image using a variable noise cleaning kernel459 6,625,303 Method for automatically locating an image pattern in digital images using eigenvector analysis460 6,624,874 Apparatus and method for inserting an updateable hidden image into an optical path461 6,623,428 Digital image sequence display system and method462 6,620,562 Color photographic element comprising a infrared dye-forming system in a blue image record463 6,620,489 Self-adhering image464 6,614,463 Image processing apparatus with conduit tube and blower465 6,611,627 Digital image processing method for edge shaping466 6,594,388 Color image reproduction of scenes with preferential color mapping and scene-dependent tone scaling467 6,591,005 Method of estimating image format and orientation based upon vanishing point location468 6,580,835 Method for enhancing the edge contrast of a digital image469 6,573,927 Electronic still camera for capturing digital image and creating a print order470 6,573,661 Image display for displaying a reflection image and a luminous image471 6,571,063 Cover for a camera for protecting image capture lens and electronic image display472 6,570,324 Image display device with array of lens-lets473 6,567,217 Image-forming system with enhanced gray levels474 6,567,119 Digital imaging system and file format for storage and selective transmission of processed and unprocessed image data475 6,563,513 Image processing method and apparatus for generating low resolution, low bit depth images476 6,562,171 Method for making a two sided image477 6,556,704 Method for forming a depth image from digital image data478 6,556,237 Field of view correction for an image handling device using a non-integral electronic camera479 6,554,941 Method of image reversal of a pre-press color proof by means of lamination480 6,552,855 Image-forming system with enhanced gray levels481 6,552,323 Image sensor with a shared output signal line482 6,550,918 Monocentric autostereoscopic viewing apparatus using resonant fiber-optic image generation483 6,549,678 Method for preserving spatial detail when applying a multidimensional tonal transform to a digital color image484 6,545,743 Producing an image of a portion of a photographic image onto a receiver using a digital image of the photographic image Image display method and digital still camera providing rapid image display by displaying low resolution image followed by high485 6,542,192 resolution image486 6,539,162 Photographing a panoramic image produced from a captured digital image487 6,536,665 Method and apparatus for transaction card security utilizing embedded image data488 6,533,169 Image reproduction apparatus with compact, low-waste digital printer489 6,532,871 Method of controlling image resolution on a substrate using an autophobic fluid490 6,532,690 System and article for displaying a lenticular image with sound491 6,529,641 Method for deskewing a scanned text image Printer capable of forming an image on a receiver substrate according to type of receiver substrate and a method of assembling the492 6,527,356 printer493 6,524,779 Method of producing a photographic image
  • 8. 494 6,521,308 Silver halide formed image packaging label495 6,516,154 Image revising camera and method496 6,515,760 Method and apparatus for manipulating digital image data497 6,514,646 Balanced architecture for adhesive image media498 6,512,540 Electronic camera for processing image segments499 6,511,182 Autostereoscopic optical apparatus using a scanned linear image source500 6,509,978 Method and apparatus for formatting bitmapped image data501 6,509,915 Systems and methods for direct image manipulation502 6,509,126 Photothermographic element comprising a fluorescent dye and methods of image formation503 6,505,003 Hybrid cameras that revise stored electronic image metadata at film unit removal and methods504 6,505,002 Camera that displays predominant color multi-color scene and/or multi-color captured image of scene505 6,491,400 Correcting for keystone distortion in a digital image displayed by a digital projector506 6,489,642 Image sensor having improved spectral response uniformity507 6,489,246 Method for manufacturing charge-coupled image sensors508 6,483,575 Image forming device and method for processing photosensitive media having microencapsulated imaging material509 6,483,570 Image processing510 6,480,840 Method and computer program product for subjective image content similarity-based retrieval511 6,479,223 Method of producing a photographic image512 6,476,903 Image processing513 6,476,865 Sparsely sampled image sensing device with color and luminance photosites514 6,476,849 Image processing apparatus with internal scanner515 6,473,199 Correcting exposure and tone scale of digital images captured by an image capture device516 6,466,339 Image scanner with frame mounted lens and sensor and image scanning method517 6,465,162 Photothermographic materials containing backside image stabilizing compounds518 6,462,772 Method of calibrating image scanning apparatus of a photographic film scanner519 6,462,734 System and process for writing by hand on a digital image520 6,459,471 Image reproduction apparatus with compact, low-waste digital printer521 6,459,094 Method for stitching partial radiation images to reconstruct a full image522 6,458,521 Color photographic element containing coupler useful for forming neutral silver-based image523 6,456,403 Image capture device having a scanning mode switching capability524 6,453,075 Method for preserving image detail when adjusting the tone scale of a digital color image525 6,452,663 Image reproduction apparatus with compact, low-waste digital printer526 6,448,956 Systems and methods for direct image manipulation527 6,441,854 Electronic camera with quick review of last captured image528 6,440,653 Method of producing a photographic image529 6,438,264 Method for compensating image color when adjusting the contrast of a digital color image530 6,428,947 Multicolor photographic element with improved latent image keeping531 6,427,031 Method for removing artifacts in an electronic image decoded from a block-transform coded representation of an image532 6,424,730 Medical image enhancement method for hardcopy prints533 6,423,478 Method of forming a watermark image in a hybrid optical master disc534 6,423,173 Process for making an ink jet image display535 6,421,143 Digital image printing process536 6,421,075 Process for forming an ablation image537 6,416,943 Color photographic element containing coupler useful for forming neutral silver-based image538 6,413,704 Image forming assembly and method using a lamination apparatus539 6,408,301 Interactive image storage, indexing and retrieval system540 6,408,140 Dual film image and electronic image capture camera with electronic image verification of film image misfocus541 6,408,137 Dual film image and electronic image capture camera capable of selecting film images to be combined in a single print542 6,408,103 Method for preserving spatial detail and color content when adjusting the tone scale of a digital color image543 6,408,094 Document image assessment system and method544 6,406,428 Ultrasound lenticular image product545 6,405,464 Lenticular image product presenting a flip image(s) where ghosting is minimized546 6,400,848 Method for modifying the perspective of a digital image547 6,400,386 Method of printing a fluorescent image superimposed on a color image548 6,396,599 Method and apparatus for modifying a portion of an image in accordance with colorimetric parameters549 6,394,870 Forming a display having conductive image areas over a light modulating layer550 6,394,569 Ink jet printer method of providing an image on a receiver so that the image has reduced graininess551 6,393,980 Method of forming an image by ink jet printing552 6,393,150 Region-based image binarization system553 6,388,245 Built-in self test signals for column output circuits in X-Y addressable image sensor Dual film image and electronic image capture camera capable of combining captured electronic images in a single multi-(index-)554 6,385,404 image555 6,373,637 Diagonal lenticular image system556 6,369,901 Digital photofinishing system including digital image processing of alternative capture color photographic media557 6,368,778 Photothermographic materials providing improved image stability and methods of use558 6,366,407 Lenticular image product with zoom image effect559 6,361,163 Inkjet printer, and method of assembling the printer, for printing an image on a first receiver and on a second receiver560 6,357,859 Printer and method with an electromagnetic-inhibiting optical data link transmitting image forming data561 6,353,712 Dual film image and electronic image capture camera with self-timer562 6,352,869 Active pixel image sensor with shared amplifier read-out563 6,351,571 Uniform convolution algorithm for frequency decomposition of image regions564 6,351,321 Data scanning and conversion system for photographic image reproduction565 6,351,001 CCD image sensor
  • 9. 566 6,349,373 Digital image management system having method for managing images according to image groups Dual film image and electronic image capture camera which disables preview button when preview screen displays captured electronic567 6,347,192 image automatically568 6,345,274 Method and computer program product for subjective image content similarity-based retrieval569 6,335,983 Representing an extended color gamut digital image in a limited color gamut color space570 6,325,554 Camera with electrostatic light valve that functions as image reflecting mirror for viewfinder571 6,323,855 Sharpening edge features in digital image providing high frequency edge enhancement572 6,322,260 Method and apparatus for photofinishing a photosensitive media and/or ordering of image products573 6,321,981 Method and apparatus for transaction card security utilizing embedded image data574 6,320,650 Positioning apparatus for image capturing apparatus575 6,317,521 Method for preserving image detail when adjusting the contrast of a digital image576 6,317,223 Image processing system for reducing vertically disposed patterns on images produced by scanning577 6,317,191 Process for viewing a positive motion picture film scene image with integral audio soundtrack578 6,315,285 Media adjustment guides for image forming apparatus579 6,310,648 User interface for electronic image viewing apparatus580 6,310,647 Image format for storing digital images and including multiple application segments581 6,309,115 Method and apparatus for photofinishing a photosensitive media and/or ordering of image products582 6,304,314 Determination of the speed of movement of an image-bearing sheet583 6,301,393 Using a residual image formed from a clipped limited color gamut digital image to represent an extended color gamut digital image584 6,300,160 Process for charge coupled image sensor with U-shaped gates585 6,297,071 Method of making planar image sensor color filter arrays586 6,296,993 Method of providing digitized photographic image587 6,293,904 Management of physiological and psychological state of an individual using images personal image profiler588 6,292,596 Method for automatic image dependent digitization and processing of small format films589 6,288,743 Electronic camera for processing image segments590 6,285,784 Method of applying manipulations to an extended color gamut digital image591 6,284,441 Process for forming an ablation image592 6,283,646 Image handling method and system incorporating coded instructions593 6,282,313 Using a set of residual images to represent an extended color gamut digital image594 6,282,312 System using one or more residual image(s) to represent an extended color gamut digital image595 6,282,311 Using a residual image to represent an extended color gamut digital image596 6,281,926 Image answering machine597 6,278,800 Method and associated apparatus for transforming of color-image signals for consistent shadow to highlight characteristics598 6,278,791 Lossless recovery of an original image containing embedded data599 6,278,531 Image handling method and system600 6,278,483 Image registration on repeated scans using fiducial marks601 6,275,869 System for network communication of image information between imaging devices according to multiple protocols602 6,275,605 Method for adjusting the tone scale of a digital image603 6,274,299 Method of electronically processing an image from a color negative film element Image forming system including a print head having a plurality of ink channel pistons, and method of assembling the system and604 6,273,552 print head605 6,271,941 Illuminant head assembly for a photographic film image scanner606 6,269,217 Multi-stage electronic motion image capture and processing system607 6,254,230 Ink jet printing apparatus with print head for improved image durability608 6,250,740 Pagewidth image forming system and method609 6,249,590 Method for automatically locating image pattern in digital images610 6,249,300 Method and apparatus for positioning a writing assembly of an image processing apparatus611 6,247,650 Integral image element with display control parameters612 6,244,761 Method and apparatus for photofinishing a photosensitive media and/or ordering of image products613 6,243,127 Process of forming an image using a multilayer metal coalescence thermal recording element614 6,235,454 Process for forming an ablation image615 6,233,408 Image forming device with token printing capabilities Digital photofinishing system including film under exposure gamma, scene balance, contrast normalization, and image sharpening616 6,233,069 digital image processing617 6,229,964 Image with sound playback apparatus618 6,226,024 Vacuum imaging drum with vacuum holes for maintaining a boundary in an image processing apparatus619 6,215,559 Image queing in photofinishing620 6,212,337 Compound image formation621 6,211,975 Method and apparatus for controlling image data transfer in a photographic film scanner622 6,210,870 Method of creating an image-bearing signal record by scanning a color negative film element623 6,208,368 Removable lead screw assembly for an image processing apparatus624 6,206,287 Film optical image bar code reader625 6,195,462 Image compression626 6,190,844 Method of providing digital image in radiographic film having visually adaptive contrast627 6,188,804 Reconstructing missing pixel information to provide a full output image628 6,185,327 Method and system for the reduction of memory capacity required for a digital representation of an image629 6,184,514 Plastic cover for image sensors630 6,184,181 Process for controlling the gloss of a thermal dye transfer image631 6,181,826 Method and associated apparatus for achieving additional signal level resolution from a quantized digital representation of an image632 6,177,947 Color image formation in receivers having field-driven particles633 6,174,094 Method and apparatus for photofinishing a photosensitive media and/or ordering of image products
  • 10. 634 6,169,858 Panoramic image capture aid Image forming apparatus and receiver tray capable of automatically accommodating receiver sheets of various sizes and method of635 6,169,561 assembling same Printer for forming a full-width image on a receiver exclusive of a transverse side of the receiver, and method of assembling the636 6,168,259 printer637 6,167,165 Method for adjusting image detail to compensate for an applied tone scale638 6,165,687 Standard array, programmable image forming process639 6,164,757 Apparatus for printing proof image and producing lithographic plate640 6,163,406 Lenticular image bearing member with variable line spacing to improve image quality641 6,163,389 Digital photofinishing system including digital image processing of alternative capture color photographic media642 6,163,332 Printer and method of forming multiple image pixel sizes on photosensitive media643 6,157,436 Image printing644 6,157,435 Image processing645 6,157,389 Method for reducing the size of an image646 6,154,577 Digital image processing method and computer program product647 6,154,254 Electronic camera for producing a digital image having a multimode microfluidic printing device648 6,148,173 System for initialization of an image holder that stores images with associated audio segments649 6,147,742 Photofinishing system and method for automated advanced services including image and associated audio data processing650 6,147,703 Electronic camera with image review651 6,141,048 Compact image capture device652 6,130,741 Embedding information in a digital image digitized from a developed photographic film653 6,128,028 Heat assisted image formation in receivers having field-driven particles654 6,128,013 User interface for an image capture device655 6,126,270 Image forming system and method656 6,126,160 Sheet feeding control for image reading device657 6,125,190 Image display and audio device658 6,122,401 Image processing method and apparatus659 6,118,946 Method and apparatus for scannerless range image capture using photographic film660 6,115,717 System and method for open space metadata-based storage and retrieval of images in an image database661 6,114,080 Chromogenic black and white imaging for heat image separation662 6,108,104 Image handling method and system663 6,107,655 Active pixel image sensor with shared amplifier read-out664 6,104,839 Method and apparatus for correcting pixel values in a digital image665 6,104,468 Image movement in a photographic laboratory666 6,101,039 Lenticular image product having contact spot suppression667 6,100,556 Method of forming a semiconductor image sensor and structure668 6,097,901 Camera having locator for image modification areas669 6,097,837 Method and apparatus for removing temporal lighting variations from an image source670 6,097,471 Digital photofinishing system including film under-exposure gamma, scene balance, and image sharpening digital image processing671 6,097,470 Digital photofinishing system including scene balance, contrast normalization, and image sharpening digital image processing672 6,094,541 System and method for transferring images on an image content of a first format to a photosensitive film of a second format673 6,094,279 System and process for non-perceptibly integrating sound data into a printed image674 6,094,207 Microfluidic image display using melted ink675 6,091,849 Method for halftoning a multi-channel digital color image676 6,084,978 Hierarchical storage and display of digital images used in constructing three-dimensional image hard copy677 6,078,758 Printing and decoding 3-D sound data that has been optically recorded onto the film at the time the image is captured678 6,078,697 Method and apparatus for segmenting image data into contone, text and halftone classifications679 6,078,424 Apparatus for image display utilizing lenticular or barrier screens680 6,076,917 Ink jet printing of color image and annotations Method and apparatus using an endless web for facilitating transfer of a marking particle image from an intermediate image transfer681 6,075,965 member to a receiver member682 6,075,950 Associating a sound record with a film image683 6,075,237 Image sensor cover with integral light shield684 6,072,980 Using a multiple image, image-audio print to select and play corresponding audio segments in a photo album685 6,072,893 Method and system for locating objects in an image686 6,072,603 Multiple output CCD image block balancing687 6,072,515 Image marking device adapted to reduce an exterior envelope thereof688 6,069,712 Image handling method and system incorporating coded instructions689 6,067,114 Detecting compositional change in image690 6,067,075 Controller for medical image review station Method of controlling a printhead movement based on a screw pitch to minimize swath-to-swath error in an image processing691 6,064,170 apparatus692 6,063,544 Positive-working printing plate and method of providing a positive image therefrom using laser imaging693 6,061,544 Maximizing image gloss uniformity by minimizing the effect of temperature droop in a fuser for reproduction apparatus694 6,061,532 Animated image presentations with personalized digitized images695 6,060,222 1Postitve-working imaging composition and element and method of forming positive image with a laser696 6,058,282 Electrostatographic apparatus using alloyed zirconia ceramic providing image receiving surface697 6,057,864 Image producing apparatus for uniform microfluidic printing698 6,051,447 Partially pinned photodiode for solid state image sensors699 6,049,371 Image print having one or more positive images and method for making same700 6,046,848 Integral image display
  • 11. 701 6,046,723 Method and apparatus for achieving color-appearance matching for an image viewed in surrounds of different relative luminances702 6,044,182 Method for embedding digital information in an image703 6,044,179 Document image thresholding using foreground and background clustering704 6,044,156 Method for generating an improved carrier for use in an image data embedding application705 6,042,208 Image producing apparatus for microfluidic printing706 6,037,955 Microfluidic image display707 6,037,655 Linear image sensor package assembly708 6,025,862 Accent color image forming method and apparatus709 6,018,397 Digital image processing with indication to user of hardcopy output image quality710 6,016,415 Image transfer apparatus and method using a seamed endless belt711 6,014,165 Apparatus and method of producing digital image with improved performance characteristic712 6,014,118 High resolution image source713 6,011,595 Method for segmenting a digital image into a foreground region and a key color region714 6,010,837 Silver halide photographic element comprising image dye-forming couplers715 6,005,972 Method for adding personalized text and/or graphics to composite digital image products716 6,005,613 Multi-mode digital camera with computer interface using data packets combining image and mode data717 6,005,344 Organic electroluminescent image display panel with multiple barriers718 6,002,847 High capacity compressed document image storage for digital color printers719 5,998,878 Image sensor assembly and packaging method720 5,997,119 Magnetic arrangement for printhead positioning in an image processing apparatus721 5,996,893 Method and apparatus for visually identifying an area on a photograph or image where digital data is stored722 5,995,682 Method for resizing of a digital image723 5,995,654 Digital photofinishing system including scene balance and image sharpening digital image processing724 5,991,459 Method of modifying a time-varying image sequence by estimation of velocity vector fields725 5,984,446 Color office printer with a high capacity digital page image store726 5,983,229 Extension persistence mechanism for a digital image format727 5,982,941 Method of producing digital image with improved performance characteristic728 5,982,909 Method for region tracking in an image sequence using a two-dimensional mesh729 5,978,518 Image enhancement in digital image processing730 5,975,671 Method and apparatus for printing an image on a device having multiple dot densities and multiple dot areas731 5,974,272 Parallax corrected image capture system732 5,974,189 Method and apparatus for modifying electronic image data733 5,974,182 Photographic image compression method and system734 5,973,715 Image processing equipment735 5,972,555 Use of microvesicles containing a silver halide developing agent to form a photographic image736 5,968,704 Transfer support and method for fusing a transferable image to a digital disc737 5,956,543 Fusing apparatus providing tuning of image gloss to match gloss of receiver member738 5,956,467 Encoding color image data for multipass color printers Method and apparatus for locally blending gray dot types of the same or different types to reproduce an image with gray level739 5,956,157 printing740 5,956,083 Camera and method for capturing motion sequences useful for integral image element formation741 5,953,036 Image processing equipment having wear resistant elements for translation of the printhead742 5,949,551 Image handling method using different image resolutions743 5,945,266 Dye image forming photographic element and processing to produce a viewable image744 5,937,229 Image forming apparatus and method with control of electrostatic transfer using constant current745 5,937,104 Combining a first digital image and a second background digital image using a key color control signal and a spatial control signal746 5,936,646 Image processing equipment with thermally efficient heat dissipating element747 5,936,605 Lossy compression and expansion algorithm for image representative data748 5,934,777 Method for sequencing film image presentations and film image sequencer749 5,933,670 Focal plane mounting for an image sensor750 5,933,543 Method and apparatus for obscuring features of an image Method and apparatus for forming an image for transfer to a receiver sheet using a clear toner and sintering of a pigmented toner751 5,926,679 layer752 5,926,288 Image handling system and method using mutually remote processor-scanner stations753 5,926,215 Fast readout of a color image sensor754 5,923,407 Technique for automatically activating and deactivating the availability of image borders as a function of time755 5,917,556 Split white balance processing of a color image756 5,917,542 System and method for digital image capture and transmission757 5,915,136 Real-image viewfinder with stationary and movable real image planes758 5,914,748 Method and apparatus for generating a composite image using the difference of two images759 5,905,819 Method and apparatus for hiding one image or pattern within another760 5,903,021 Partially pinned photodiode for solid state image sensors761 5,902,994 Apparatus for calibrating a linear image sensor762 5,902,769 Thermal image stabilization by a reactive plastisizer763 5,900,909 Electronic still camera having automatic orientation sensing and image correction764 5,898,779 Photograhic system with selected area image authentication765 5,897,232 Camera with widthwise pseudo zoom masks and method of exposing a pseudo zoom image766 5,893,037 Combined electronic/silver-halide image capture system with cellular transmission capability767 5,892,837 Computer program product for locating objects in an image768 5,891,826 Affixing thermal dye transfer image on magnet769 5,890,032 Belt fusing accessory with selectable fused image gloss
  • 12. 770 5,889,578 Method and apparatus for using film scanning information to determine the type and category of an image Process and system for generating a full color image of multispectral image from the image data of a CCD image sensor with a771 5,889,554 mosaic color filter772 5,887,234 Reproduction apparatus providing selectable image quality and gloss773 5,881,347 Biasing method and apparatus for electrostatically transferring an image774 5,878,292 Image-audio print, method of making and player for using775 5,877,809 Method of automatic object detection in image776 5,875,040 Gradient based method for providing values for unknown pixels in a digital image777 5,874,993 Solid state image sensor with selectable resolution778 5,870,642 Panoramic support for camera permits horizontal-format and vertical-format image recordings779 5,867,215 Image sensor having multiple storage wells per pixel780 5,865,935 Method of packaging image sensors781 5,861,654 Image sensor assembly782 5,859,920 Method for embedding digital information in an image783 5,859,462 Photogenerated carrier collection of a solid state image sensor array784 5,857,030 Automated method and system for digital image processing of radiologic images utilizing artificial neural networks785 5,853,941 Eliminating triboelectrically generated background in an electrophotographically produced image786 5,848,196 Image processing to compensate for asymmetric resolution787 5,846,632 Transfer support and method for fusing a transferrable image to a digital disc788 5,845,017 Digital image processing method for degraining of film images using distance weighted averaging of target pixel code values789 5,843,618 Hydrogen bond donating/accepting thermal solvents for image separation systems790 5,841,905 Business form image identification using projected profiles of graphical lines and text string lines791 5,841,891 Image analysis using the direct exponential curve resolution algorithm792 5,841,885 Print and method and apparatus for printing, storing and retrieving an image record793 5,841,459 Color-to-color registration in thermal printers by adjusting image resolution based on image content794 5,840,475 Photothermographic element for providing a viewable retained image795 5,840,470 Rapid image presentation method employing silver bromide tabular grain photographic elements796 5,839,020 Method and apparatus for controlling production of full productivity accent color image formation797 5,837,433 Method for providing a color display image using duplitized color silver halide photographic elements798 5,835,831 Reproduction apparatus image transfer control for preventing fuser oil contamination defects799 5,835,637 Method and apparatus for sharpening an image by scaling spatial residual components during image reconstruction800 5,834,168 Photographic image-forming process801 5,828,931 Compliant photoconductive image member and method of use802 5,828,495 Lenticular image displays with extended depth803 5,828,442 Index print attachable to an image recording medium804 5,828,406 Electronic camera having a processor for mapping image pixel signals into color display pixels805 5,825,909 Automated method and system for image segmentation in digital radiographic images806 5,822,453 Method for estimating and adjusting digital image contrast807 5,822,451 Method for halftoning a multi-channel digital color image808 5,818,500 High resolution field emission image source and image recording apparatus809 5,815,159 Spatially mapped monochrome display in a color image810 5,809,182 Digital resampling integrated circuit for fast image resizing applications811 5,808,674 Producing and improved digital image from digital signals corresponding to pairs of photosites812 5,805,236 High frequency image capturing device813 5,804,465 Compact isolation and antiblooming structure for full-frame CCD image sensors operated in the accumulation mode Rapid processing of silver bromoiodide color negative films and digital image correction to provide display images having desired aim814 5,804,356 color and tone scale reproduction815 5,799,219 System and method for remote image communication and processing using data recorded on photographic film816 5,796,418 Page image and fault tolerance control apparatus for printing systems Method of adjusting image pixel values within an image sequence by interpolation of target cumulative histograms for images to be817 5,793,886 adjusted818 5,790,276 Apparatus and method for image reformatting819 5,789,070 Inkjet ink image recording elements with cationically modified cellulose ether layers820 5,787,313 Hybrid camera including viewfinder with masks for parallax correction and image format indication Method and apparatus employing composite transforms of intermediary image data metrics for achieving imaging device/media821 5,786,823 compatibility and color appearance matching822 5,784,525 Image capture apparatus with sound recording capability823 5,784,461 Security system for controlling access to images and image related services824 5,783,343 Image forming method and apparatus using pretransfer erase825 5,781,840 Process for fusing a toner image to a substrate using a wicking agent826 5,774,752 Processing of sound media with still image films in photofinishing labs827 5,771,056 Digital image reproduction system including a programmable sorter828 5,767,945 Methods of changing the visibility of some characteristic or information to be included in a hard copy of a recorded image829 5,764,871 Method and apparatus for constructing intermediate images for a depth image from stereo images using velocity vector fields830 5,760,917 Image distribution method and system831 5,760,916 Image handling system and method832 5,757,486 Digital camera image sensor positioning apparatus including a non-coherent light interferometer833 5,757,485 Digital camera image sensor positioning method including a non-coherent interferometer834 5,756,188 Image-receiving laminate for ID card stock835 5,754,707 Image undithering apparatus and method836 5,754,359 Audiovisual filmstrip image display apparatus and method using film carried magnetic signals837 5,754,278 Image transfer illumination system and method838 5,750,982 Method of mounting filters on image sensors
  • 13. 839 5,748,239 Method and apparatus for capturing a stored preexisting image on a users image recording medium840 5,748,204 Hybrid imaging system capable of using ink jet and thermal dye transfer imaging technologies on a single image receiver841 5,747,228 Method for providing a color display image using duplitized color silver halide photographic elements842 5,746,864 Process for applying smooth surface to image-receiving laminate for ID card stock843 5,743,609 Method and apparatus for preparing photographic film units having image frame associated encoded information844 5,742,861 Electronic camera and associated printer which uses a display image845 5,742,405 Method and system for forming multi-level halftone images from an input digital image846 5,742,403 Test apparatus and methods for a digital image scanning system847 5,741,631 Photographic dye image-forming process848 5,737,491 Electronic imaging system capable of image capture, local wireless transmission and voice recognition849 5,731,883 Apparatus and method for producing integral image elements850 5,731,680 Method and apparatus for registering a sheet with an image-bearing member851 5,729,332 Depth image printing method on precoated lenticular material852 5,724,636 Method and apparatus for transferring a toner image to a receiver sheet using an electrical bias853 5,724,582 Medical image archiving with lossy images on two or more recordable CDs854 5,720,123 Depth image object/picture frame855 5,715,511 Lamination jacket and method for for fusing a transferable image to a digital disc856 5,715,505 Image forming method and apparatus utilizing a compliant image member857 5,715,383 Compound depth image display system858 5,715,234 Electronic camera and associated printer which uses a display image859 5,714,776 Compact isolation and antiblooming structure for full-frame CCD image sensors operated in the accumlation mode860 5,710,964 Mechanism for facilitating removal of receiver member from an intermediate image transfer member861 5,710,946 Water-resistant camera with optical wedge to shift image of non-aligned film frame counter862 5,710,839 Method and apparatus for obscuring features of an image863 5,706,049 Camera that records an active image area identifier with an image864 5,703,642 Full depletion mode clocking of solid-state image sensors for improved MTF performance Process for making photographic emulsions and photographic elements and emulsions containing latent image forming units865 5,700,608 internally containing sensitizing dye866 5,698,379 Rapid image presentation method employing silver chloride tabular grain photographic elements867 5,697,001 Camera for generating and recording object data with the recorded image868 5,696,850 Automatic image sharpening in an electronic imaging system869 5,696,848 System for creating a high resolution image from a sequence of lower resolution motion images870 5,695,914 Process of forming a dye image871 5,694,224 Method and apparatus for tone adjustment correction on rendering gray level image data Method of making an index print having an indicator of substantially where an image is stored on a motion picture image recording872 5,689,610 medium Method and apparatus for increasing compressibility of multibit image data with the LSB value determined in the thresholding873 5,689,588 operation based on pixel position874 5,687,258 Border treatment in image processing algorithms875 5,686,210 Identification of image-forming material type876 5,684,609 D.C. offset restoration for image scanners877 5,678,087 Camera having an upstream read only magnetic sensor to detect exposed image areas on magnetically coated film878 5,678,086 Patterned multi-track thin film heads for image area record/reproduce on magnetics-on-film879 5,677,202 Method for making planar color filter array for image sensors with embedded color filter arrays880 5,675,719 Method and apparatus for parallel processing of a document image881 5,674,661 Image dye for laser dye removal recording element882 5,673,320 Method and apparatus for image-based validations of printed documents883 5,671,440 Color image data reorientation and format conversion system884 5,671,070 Tonal consistency in a radiographic image network885 5,670,009 Assembly technique for an image sensor array886 5,668,597 Electronic camera with rapid automatic focus of an image upon a progressive scan image sensor887 5,661,818 Method and system for detecting grids in a digital image888 5,659,855 Electrophotographic image member with magnetic property and image forming apparatus889 5,655,183 Image forming apparatus with a transfer station erase890 5,640,656 Method of toning an electrostatic image using a rotatable magnetic core brush891 5,639,580 Reflective integral image element892 5,634,158 Magnetics-on-film, multi-track image area interleaved record/reproduce system893 5,633,734 Method and apparatus for modifying a fluorescent portion of a digital image894 5,633,511 Automatic tone scale adjustment using image activity measures895 5,629,762 Image forming apparatus having a duplex path and/or an inverter896 5,628,034 Image recording apparatus with movement detector and laser emitter897 5,625,460 Method and apparatus for locally switching gray dot types to reproduce an image with gray level printing898 5,623,585 Method and apparatus for parallel processing of a document image899 5,621,230 Low capacitance floating diffusion structure for a solid state image sensor900 5,619,738 Pre-processing image editing System for electronic image signal processing to provide a tonescale corrected full resolution luminance and two half resolution901 5,619,590 chrominance signals Combined film and electronic camera with storage density selection, segment image stacking, instant view and high resolution film902 5,619,257 mode903 5,617,223 Image scanner system and method for improved microfilm image quality System for an automated image media process station which displays images only while customer presence is detected thereby904 5,615,391 ensuring privacy905 5,612,555 Full frame solid-state image sensor with altered accumulation potential and method for forming same
  • 14. 906 5,609,978 Method for producing an electronic image from a photographic element907 5,609,403 Film image display apparatus and method908 5,606,429 Copier apparatus and method with flexible source document entry scanning in an image overlay mode909 5,600,731 Method for temporally adaptive filtering of frames of a noisy image sequence using motion estimation910 5,600,407 Image forming method and apparatus forming combined toner images911 5,598,482 Image rendering system and associated method for minimizing contours in a quantized digital color image912 5,597,685 Color photographic element having improved image stability913 5,596,415 Iterative predictor-based detection of image frame locations914 5,596,346 Method and apparatus for applying a function to a localized area of a digital image using a window915 5,594,816 Computer based digital image noise reduction method based on over-lapping planar approximation916 5,594,514 Image capture system917 5,591,997 Low capacitance floating diffusion structure for a solid state image sensor918 5,587,752 Camera, system and method for producing composite photographic image919 5,586,479 Cutting apparatus for cutting an image from a receiving sheet920 5,585,910 Image forming apparatus including relatively stiff receiving sheet control device921 5,585,908 Image forming apparatus usable with variable width receivers922 5,585,836 Electrophotographic image recording apparatus and method with correction for bow in placement of recording elements923 5,583,665 Method and apparatus for performing color transformations using a reference image combined with a color tracer924 5,583,659 Multi-windowing technique for thresholding an image using local image properties Methods and apparatus for attaching compressed look-up table (LUT) representations of N to M-dimensional transforms to image925 5,583,656 data and for processing image data utilizing the attached compressed LUTs926 5,581,295 Method and apparatus for resequencing image data for a printhead927 5,578,549 Single-sheet process for obtaining multicolor image using dye-containing beads928 5,574,573 Compression method for a standardized image library929 5,572,338 Image scanning device having direction-responsive programmable delay mechanism930 5,568,570 Method and apparatus for reducing quantization artifacts in a hierarchical image storage and retrieval system931 5,568,228 Image forming apparatus with controlled transfer932 5,563,963 Digital image noise reduction of luminance and chrominance based on overlapping planar approximation933 5,563,736 Compact real image finder934 5,563,658 Electronic camera with rapid automatic focus of an image upon an image sensor935 5,563,655 Intelligent digital image storage for an electronic camera936 5,563,404 Full frame CCD image sensor with altered accumulation potential937 5,561,510 Image forming method utilizing intermediate transfer938 5,559,553 Clock control circuit with independent timing adjustments for image sensing devices939 5,555,194 Cloning technique for digital image retouching940 5,555,098 Method and apparatus for providing multiple programmed audio/still image presentations from a digital disc image player941 5,555,044 Magnetics-on-film image area recording head suspension system942 5,555,043 Magnetics-on-film image area recording head and suspension system Focus detecting system using a beam splitter to form an image at nominal best focus, slightly in front of best focus and slightly943 5,552,594 behind best focus944 5,552,266 Photographic material comprising a magenta dye image forming coupler combination945 5,550,935 Method for multiframe Wiener restoration of noisy and blurred image sequences946 5,544,284 Sequential product code quantization of digital color image947 5,543,964 Depth image apparatus and method with angularly changing display information948 5,542,003 Method for maximizing fidelity and dynamic range for a region of interest within digitized medical image display949 5,533,149 Computer based digital image noise reduction method based on overlapping planar approximation950 5,533,139 Coating density analyzer and method using image processing951 5,532,786 Methods for assembling depth image systems Generation of depth image through interpolation and extrapolation of intermediate images derived from stereo image pair using952 5,530,774 disparity vector fields953 5,530,475 Image sensor with oversized vertical shift registers for marker pixel generation954 5,528,339 Color image reproduction of scenes with color enhancement and preferential tone mapping955 5,523,788 Image processor with input buffering to multiple digital signal processors956 5,521,748 Light modulator with a laser or laser array for exposing image data957 5,521,665 Composite image camera with flash device Photographic elements comprising 2-phenylcarbamoyl-1-naphthol image-modifying couplers yeilding dyes resistant to crystallization958 5,521,057 and reduction959 5,519,464 Magnetics-on-film image area recording head with film flattening emulsion side support960 5,519,452 Mechanism for improving television display of still images using image motion-dependent filter961 5,515,147 Mechanism for substantially preventing trail edge smear of an image on a receiver member Photographic elements comprising 2-phenylcarbamoyl-1-naphthol image-modifying couplers yielding dyes resistant to crystallization962 5,514,530 and reduction963 5,508,774 Automatic image capture station964 5,507,976 Stabilized phosphor intermediates, storage phosphors, radiation image storage panels, and preparation methods965 5,506,668 Image forming apparatus having toner removing device Photographic elements comprising 2-phenylcarbamoyl-1-naphthol image-modifying couplers yielding dyes resistant to crystallization966 5,506,094 and reduction967 5,504,527 Image sensor with improved charge transfer inefficiency characteristics968 5,502,541 Photographic printer and method for automatically detecting panoramic format image frames969 5,502,528 Magnetics-on-film image area recording head and interface970 5,500,703 Real image zoom viewfinder971 5,500,702 Device for identifying a perimeter of a scene to be recorded by an image recording apparatus972 5,500,572 High resolution image source
  • 15. 973 5,499,069 Camera system and an optical adapter to reduce image format size974 5,499,044 Method of producing positive prints from digital image signal data using a film recorder975 5,495,428 Method for determining color of an illuminant in an image based on histogram data976 5,494,775 Heat image separation with solid particle thermal solvent dispersions977 5,493,386 Multi-toner image forming apparatus and method having pattern recognition978 5,493,378 Image forming apparatus having a multispeed heated pressure fuser and method of use979 5,493,335 Single sensor color camera with user selectable image record size980 5,493,322 Electrophotographic image forming apparatus with non-uniformity correction of recording elements981 5,491,045 Image dye combination for laser ablative recording element982 5,489,994 Integrated apertures on a full frame CCD image sensor983 5,489,975 Image forming method and apparatus Timing logic system and method for selectably controlling a high resolution charge coupled device image sensor of the type having984 5,489,945 two line pixel registers to provide a high resolution mode and alternatively a television resolution mode of picture imaging985 5,488,491 Image processing apparatus and method for eliminating background density in a designated image area986 5,485,235 Pointing system for correctly aiming an image recording apparatus towards a human subject987 5,485,190 Printhead writer assembly engageable with a web image member988 5,483,283 Three level high speed clock driver for an image sensor989 5,483,155 Test system and method for dynamic testing of a plurality of packaged same-type charge coupled device image sensors990 5,480,761 Aliphatic hydroxyl hydrogen bond donating groups on thermal solvents for image separation systems991 5,480,760 Sulfamoyl hydrogen bond donating groups on thermal solvents for image separation systems992 5,475,428 Method for processing color image records subject to misregistration993 5,475,416 Printing system for printing an image with lasers emitting diverging laser beams994 5,473,419 Image forming apparatus having a duplex path with an inverter995 5,473,406 Apparatus and methods for assembling depth image systems996 5,471,543 Mixed screen frequencies with image segmentation997 5,468,587 Hydrogen bond accepting groups on thermal solvents for image separation systems998 5,466,918 Method and apparatus for image compression, storage, and retrieval on magnetic transaction cards999 5,464,568 Alkaline earth metal fluorobromoiodide storage phosphor, and radiation image storage panel, and method Photographic element having a blue light sensitive layer containing a particular yellow dye-forming coupler and a magenta image1000 5,462,842 dye-forming coupler1001 5,455,140 Methine-dye releasing couplers for heat image separation systems1002 5,454,022 Method of taking X-ray images with a CCD image sensor, and a CCD image sensor system1003 5,453,840 Cross correlation image sensor alignment system1004 5,452,112 Color image reproduction system field calibration method and apparatus Methods and associated apparatus for forming image data metrics which achieve media compatibility for subsequent imaging1005 5,452,111 applications1006 5,450,183 Image forming apparatus and method for producing high gloss duplex images1007 5,450,179 Active charging to prevent image disruption1008 5,448,381 Method and associated apparatus for producing a color-balanced output image in a color-balancing system1009 5,448,266 Method and apparatus for placing information on a medium while compensating for deviations in image length1010 5,448,049 Film latent image bar-code (LIBC) reader1011 5,447,811 Color image reproduction of scenes with preferential tone mapping1012 5,445,925 Method of forming a photographic color image1013 5,441,854 Photographic image forming process utilizing a barrier layer for diffusible dye containment1014 5,440,401 Image database incorporating low resolution index image data1015 5,440,343 Motion/still electronic image sensing apparatus Logic system and method for controlling any one of different charge coupled device image sensors to provide video image signals in1016 5,440,342 accordance with a television standard1017 5,434,038 Photographic image display material1018 5,433,911 Precisely aligning and bonding a glass cover plate over an image sensor Color image processing system for preparing a composite image transformation module for performing a plurality of selected image1019 5,432,906 transformations1020 5,428,456 Method and apparatus for adaptively reducing interline flicker of TV-displayed image1021 5,428,430 Image forming method and apparatus using an intermediate1022 5,426,497 Roller pair assembly usable in image forming apparatus1023 5,426,487 Image forming apparatus having bimodal charging means Method and apparatus for using composite transforms to form intermediary image data metrics which achieve device/media1024 5,420,979 compatibility for subsequent imaging applications Silver halide photographic elements containing blue, green and red recording layer units that produce images of the same hue and at1025 5,420,003 least one emissive interlayer to facilitate image retrieval by scanning1026 5,418,895 Method for displaying a high quality digital color image on a limited color display1027 5,418,116 Image toning of black-and-white images formed utilizing color dye forming couplers1028 5,414,811 Method and apparatus for controlling rapid display of multiple images from a digital image database1029 5,414,779 Image frame detection1030 5,410,415 Recorded digital image presentation control files1031 5,409,791 Image forming method and apparatus1032 5,406,350 Image recording apparatus1033 5,406,325 Method and apparatus for forming a source-independent image data metric from second generation photographic films1034 5,400,117 Film clamp for flattening image frames in a scanning gate1035 5,400,070 Lever actuated optical offset image sampling system Apparatus and method for controlling a high resolution charge coupled device image sensor to provide alternative modes of picture1036 5,396,290 imaging
  • 16. 1037 5,394,230 Method and apparatus for forming a composite dry toner image1038 5,392,447 Image-based electronic pocket organizer with integral scanning unit1039 5,392,365 Apparatus for detecting text edges in digital image processing1040 5,391,443 Process for the extraction of spectral image records from dye image forming photographic elements1041 5,390,036 Color image reproduction of scenes with preferential tone mapping1042 5,389,507 Reversal elements with internal latent image forming core-shell emulsions1043 5,387,571 Thermal dye transfer receiving element with polyester dye image-receiving1044 5,387,536 Method of making a low capacitance floating diffusion structure for a solid state image sensor1045 5,384,646 Marking engine for grey level printing having a high productivity image data processing mode1046 5,382,976 Apparatus and method for adaptively interpolating a full color image utilizing luminance gradients1047 5,382,310 Packaging medical image sensors1048 5,381,526 Method and apparatus for storing and retrieving generalized image data1049 5,379,098 Apparatus and method for sequencing a transport system of an image-producing apparatus1050 5,377,041 Method and apparatus employing mean preserving spatial modulation for transforming a digital color image signal1051 5,376,492 Method and apparatus for developing an electrostatic image using a two component developer1052 5,373,322 Apparatus and method for adaptively interpolating a full color image utilizing chrominance gradients1053 5,370,966 Surfactant dye-diffusion-transfer facilitating thermal solvents for image separation systems1054 5,369,499 Calibration method for video image reproduction with electronic printer and video monitor1055 5,367,383 Method and apparatus for maximizing data storage in a processor of image data1056 5,363,136 Cam actuated optical offset image sampling system1057 5,356,764 Dye image forming photographic elements1058 5,355,178 Mechanism for improving television display of still images using image motion-dependent filter1059 5,354,642 Polymeric couplers for heat image separation systems1060 5,352,561 Thermal solvents for heat image separation processes1061 5,349,215 Antiblooming structure for solid-state image sensor1062 5,347,597 Image scaling for thermal printers and the like1063 5,347,347 Apparatus for applying toner to an electrostatic image having improved developer flow1064 5,340,438 Low temperature insitu image reversal process for microelectric fabrication1065 5,340,420 Method for bonding a color separation filter to an image sensor1066 5,339,175 Image capture apparatus having means for detecting the thickness of a document to be captured1067 5,339,148 Image forming apparatus having recoil fuser1068 5,339,146 Method and apparatus for providing a toner image having an overcoat1069 5,339,136 Image forming apparatus having image registration means1070 5,338,946 Solid state image sensor with fast reset1071 5,337,217 Integrated circuit package for an image sensor1072 5,334,469 Photographic processes for producing spectral image records retrievable by scanning1073 5,329,382 Image scanner1074 5,325,162 Color image forming apparatus and toner container1075 5,325,161 Device for developing an electrostatic image on an image member1076 5,324,968 CCD image sensor1077 5,322,732 Image transparencies1078 5,321,509 Apparatus and method for controlling a charge coupled device image sensor to provide sequential output of video image signals1079 5,319,426 Image forming apparatus having improved fusing consistency1080 5,317,001 Thermal dye transfer receiving element with aqueous dispersible polyester dye image-receiving layer Production of second-generation camera-original control tool photographs via photography of digitally generated transparency of a1081 5,313,251 computer-originated image1082 5,311,269 Toner image finishing apparatus Technique suited for use in multi-zone autofocusing cameras for improving image quality for non-standard display sizes and/or1083 5,311,240 different focal length photographing modes1084 5,311,228 Camera with optical film metering and image frame data encodement Technique for generating additional colors in a halftone color image through use of overlaid primary colored halftone dots of varying1085 5,309,246 size1086 5,308,746 Silver image bleaching solution and process1087 5,306,931 CCD image sensor with improved antiblooming characteristics1088 5,305,065 Toner image fuser and cartridge for image-forming apparatus1089 5,302,574 Thermal dye transfer receiving element with polyester/polycarbonate blended dye image-receiving layer1090 5,300,988 Toning station for selectively applying toner to an electrostatic image1091 5,300,983 Image shifting by control patch1092 5,300,766 Scanning scene-based wavefront sensor having a linear image sensor array and a pupil sensor array1093 5,300,384 Method of forming a toner image, a receiving sheet and a method of making the receiving sheet1094 5,300,381 Color image reproduction of scenes with preferential tone mapping1095 5,300,182 Laminator apparatus for making image proofs1096 5,298,358 Method and apparatus for reproducing image information1097 5,297,217 Tile-oriented technique for collectively performing image rotation scaling and digital halftone screening1098 5,296,894 Image forming apparatus and an image member cartridge containing a photoconductive drum1099 5,295,202 Method and apparatus for replicating a two-color original image with foreground and background colors exchanged1100 5,294,870 Organic electroluminescent multicolor image display device1101 5,294,869 Organic electroluminescent multicolor image display device1102 5,293,201 Image forming apparatus in which toner is recycled between toner applying and cleaning stations1103 5,291,260 Image forming apparatus having a transfer drum with a vacuum sheet holding mechanism1104 5,291,259 Image forming apparatus having toner cleaning device1105 5,291,247 Image forming apparatus having a corona ventilating means
  • 17. 1106 5,291,220 Thermal printer with image signal processing1107 5,291,044 Image sensor with continuous time photodiode1108 5,288,745 Image separation system for large volume development1109 5,285,286 Apparatus for testing image sensors that simultaneously output multiple image blocks1110 5,283,105 Transparent electrostatographic-toner-image-receiving element1111 5,282,002 Image forming apparatus having a sump component for multiple developing units1112 5,280,343 Separable subsampling of digital image data with general periodic symmetry1113 5,276,534 Optical apparatus for maintaining a focussed image by interconnected adjustment of object and image distances1114 5,276,520 Enhancing exposure latitude of image sensors1115 5,276,510 Airbrush modeling routine for an electric image reproduction system1116 5,276,380 Organic electroluminescent image display device1117 5,272,545 Image scanner having improved pixel convolution operation Storage and playback of digitized images in digital database together with presentation control file to define image orientation/aspect1118 5,270,831 ratio1119 5,270,695 Reduction technique for display of a radiographic image1120 5,270,530 Digital radiographic image quality control workstation operable in manual or pass-through modes1121 5,270,145 Heat image separation system1122 5,268,719 Image forming apparatus having a positioning mechanism for multiple developing units1123 5,267,335 Multi-resolution image scanner1124 5,267,326 Bitmap image segmentation using a charge model for pixels1125 5,267,053 Automatic reference control for image scanners Method and associated apparatus for forming image data metrics which achieve media compatibility for subsequent imaging1126 5,267,030 application1127 5,266,551 Thermal dye transfer receiving element with polycarbonate polyol crosslinked polymer dye-image receiving layer1128 5,264,924 Mechanism for deriving noise-reduced estimates of color signal parameters from multiple color/luminan ce image sensor outputs1129 5,264,867 Method and apparatus for selectively sorting image-bearing sheets from scrap sheets1130 5,262,378 Thermal dye transfer receiving element with miscible polycarbonate blends for dye image-receiving layer1131 5,261,050 Apparatus for processing a digital image for window width, level and curve shape1132 5,260,184 Method of forming a photographic color image1133 5,257,097 Method and apparatus for selective interception of a graphics rendering operation for effecting image data modification1134 5,256,891 CCD electrode structure for image sensors1135 5,255,053 Image forming apparatus having a transfer drum, an image member cartridge and exposure means1136 5,255,010 Electronic circuit for supplying selected image signals to a thermal printer1137 5,251,019 Solid state color image sensor using a field-staggered color filter pattern Technique suited for use in fixed focus cameras for improving image quality for non-standard display sizes and/or different focal1138 5,250,979 length photographing modes1139 5,249,949 Apparatus for texturizing toner image bearing receiving sheets1140 5,248,992 High numerical aperture image forming apparatus using optical fibers for both writing and focus control1141 5,247,336 Image fusing apparatus having heating and cooling devices1142 5,247,324 Real image zoom viewfinder1143 5,245,418 Method for recording a color image on a medium and reading an image recorded on a medium1144 5,245,388 Image forming apparatus including indexible toning units1145 5,244,817 Method of making backside illuminated image sensors1146 5,243,433 Digital image interpolation system for zoom and pan effects1147 5,241,659 Auxiliary removable memory for storing image parameter data1148 5,241,608 Method for estimating velocity vector fields from a time-varying image sequence1149 5,241,337 Real image viewfinder requiring no field lens1150 5,239,394 Apparatus for storing image information on a photographic record member1151 5,239,390 Image processing method to remove halftone screens1152 5,237,655 Raster image processor for all points addressable printer1153 5,237,180 High resolution image source1154 5,235,393 Toner image-fixing apparatus having air cooling device1155 5,235,392 Reproduction apparatus having image transfer velocity matching means1156 5,235,198 Non-interlaced interline transfer CCD image sensing device with simplified electrode structure for each pixel1157 5,235,196 Transfer region design for charge-coupled device image sensor1158 5,234,784 Method of making a projection viewable transparency comprising an electrostatographic toner image1159 5,234,782 Method of treating toner image bearing receiving sheets1160 5,232,818 Nucleated high contrast photographic elements containing thioether compounds to inhibit pepper fog an d restrain image spread1161 5,227,313 Process for making backside illuminated image sensors1162 5,224,178 Extending dynamic range of stored image database1163 5,223,903 Sheet transport device for image-forming apparatus1164 5,222,025 Method of generating Fresnel mirrors suitable for use with image display systems1165 5,221,947 Internally heated roller assembly for toner image fixing apparatus1166 5,218,402 Color image reproduction with compensating light source1167 5,214,513 Apparatus for imparting motion to a solid-state image sensor1168 5,214,481 Image-forming apparatus having replaceable fusing roller and logic and control1169 5,210,623 Apparatus and method for quantizing and/or reconstructing multi-dimensional digital image signals1170 5,210,580 Toner image fixing method and device in which a pressure member is cooled1171 5,210,049 Method of making a solid state image sensor1172 5,210,007 Image intensification chemistry with blocked incorporated developers
  • 18. Method and apparatus for storing and communicating a transform definition which includes sample value s representing an1173 5,208,911 input/output relation of an image transformation1174 5,208,903 Video image display for predicting color hardcopy image quality1175 5,204,916 Tile-oriented technique for collectively performing image rotation, scaling and digital halftone screening1176 5,202,733 Image forming apparatus having a transfer member1177 5,200,831 Method and arrangement for locally switching gray dot types to reproduce an image with gray level printing1178 5,200,785 Image-forming apparatus fuser and customer replaceable fusing roller cartridge therefor1179 5,198,910 Mixed matrix image processing for rendering halftone images with variable dot sizes1180 5,198,907 Method and appratus for automatically locating predefined exposure areas in a scanned image1181 5,198,648 Code sensor with multi-faceted reflector for sensing plural image distances1182 5,196,894 Toner image fusing and cooling method and apparatus1183 5,196,887 Image forming apparatus having a magnetic brush toning station1184 5,196,868 Image receiving sheet inversion sensing techniques Nucleated high contrast photographic elements containing ballasted thioether isothioureas to inhibit pepper fog and restrain image1185 5,196,292 spread1186 5,192,990 Output circuit for image sensor1187 5,191,380 Image-forming apparatus and fusing roller cartridge with oil-applying means1188 5,189,526 Method and apparatus for performing image compression using discrete cosine transform1189 5,189,480 Apparatus for fixing a toner image including eccentrically mounted pressure relieving means1190 5,187,526 Method and apparatus of forming a toner image on a receiving sheet using an intermediate image member1191 5,183,798 Multiple pass laser printing for improved uniformity of a transferred image High resolution thermal printing by imaging a hard copy image in vertical and horizontal increments smaller than the pixel pitch of a1192 5,182,652 video imager array1193 5,182,608 Method and apparatus for applying toner to an electrostatic image1194 5,182,592 Real image zoom viewfinder1195 5,179,637 Method and apparatus for distributing print jobs among a network of image processors and print engines1196 5,177,507 Small segment electrostatographic image recorder1197 5,175,564 Color printer with improved image registration1198 5,173,789 Image scanner incorporating manually operable magnification and brightness control1199 5,172,247 High speed digital error diffusion process for continuous tone image-to-binary image conversion1200 5,172,230 Apparatus for recording and reading an image on a medium and detecting errors and media defects1201 5,172,227 Image compression with color interpolation for a single sensor image system1202 5,172,177 Image-forming apparatus having an openable sheet guide1203 5,164,280 Mechanicochemical layer stripping in image separation systems1204 5,162,854 Image forming apparatus having at least two toning stations1205 5,162,829 Picture-taking control apparatus for a simultaneous image capture system1206 5,162,291 Solvent fusing of thermal printer dye image1207 5,162,189 Toner image pressure transfer method and toner useful therefor1208 5,157,447 Method and apparatus for preheating and pressure-fixing a toner image1209 5,155,536 Image forming apparatus including toner image fixing device using fusing sheets1210 5,153,656 Image forming apparatus including transfer and fixing member1211 5,150,433 Histogram/variance mechanism for detecting presence of an edge within block of image data1212 5,150,429 Image processor with error diffusion modulated threshold matrix1213 5,148,220 Toning station drive for image-forming apparatus1214 5,147,717 Transparent image-recording elements1215 5,146,554 Page memory control in a raster image processor employed for digital halftoning1216 5,146,278 Apparatus for applying toner to an electrostatic image1217 5,143,754 Solvent fusing of thermal printer dye image1218 5,140,648 Scaler gate array for scaling image data1219 5,140,348 Color image production apparatus with border color selection1220 5,138,374 Image forming apparatus including means for receiving an image member cartridge1221 5,138,372 Image forming apparatus and an image member cartridge1222 5,136,332 Overridable worm gear drive for multicolor image forming apparatus1223 5,132,739 Toner fuser having an offset preventing liquid applying means and image-forming apparatus for use the rein1224 5,132,701 Method and apparatus for printing an image in multiple sub-images1225 5,132,198 High resolution toner image finishing method using heat, pressure and electric field1226 5,130,845 Real image viewfinder1227 5,130,789 Localized image recoloring using ellipsoid boundary function1228 5,130,774 Antiblooming structure for solid-state image sensor1229 5,126,195 Transparent image-recording elements1230 5,125,042 Digital image interpolator using a plurality of interpolation kernals1231 5,125,013 Method of scanning of toned image in a liquid gate1232 5,124,692 Method and apparatus for providing rotation of digital image data1233 5,122,850 Blooming control and reduced image lag in interline transfer CCD area image sensors1234 5,121,285 Method and apparatus for eliminating residual charge on plastic sheets having an image formed thereon by a photocopier1235 5,119,142 Image fixing device having heat recycling means1236 5,118,589 Method and apparatus for treating toner image bearing receiving sheets1237 5,113,494 High speed raster image processor particularly suited for use in an image management system1238 5,113,455 Digital image scaling by stepwise pixel movement1239 5,111,263 Charge-coupled device (CCD) image sensor operable in either interlace or non-interlace mode1240 5,111,245 Apparatus for positioning a development unit with respect to an image member1241 5,110,702 Process for toned image transfer using a roller1242 5,109,297 Apparatus for reading a phosphor plate image
  • 19. 1243 5,105,451 Electrographic process utilizing fluorescent toner and filtered detector for generating an electrical image signal1244 5,105,264 Color image sensor having an optimum exposure time for each color1245 5,105,064 Apparatus and method for fusing an image onto a receiver element1246 5,097,518 Technique for performing digital image scaling by logically combining or replicating pixels in blocks of differing groupsizes1247 5,097,335 Mechanism for eliminating colored shadow/highlight errors in scanned color image1248 5,091,972 System and method for reducing digital image noise1249 5,089,363 Toner fixing method and apparatus and image bearing receiving sheet1250 5,087,939 Image forming apparatus and image member cartridge1251 5,087,809 Spectrally selective dithering and color filter mask for increased image sensor blue sensitivity1252 5,087,536 Receiving sheet bearing a toner image embedded in a thermoplastic layer1253 5,087,116 Reflective image display including a first mirror and a Fresnel mirror1254 5,086,344 Digital correlated double sampling circuit for sampling the output of an image sensor1255 5,086,343 Method and apparatus for compensating for sensitivity variations in the output of a solid state image sensor1256 5,084,749 Image sensing device with reduced smear1257 5,084,338 Transparent image-recording elements containing ink-receptive layers1258 5,081,692 Unsharp masking using center weighted local variance for image sharpening and noise suppression1259 5,081,495 Image forming apparatus using an image member cartridge having a source of offset preventing liquid1260 5,077,576 Programmable image area lockout for damaged imaging members1261 5,075,733 Web cleaning device for cleaning toner off an image member1262 5,070,380 Transfer gate for photodiode to CCD image sensor1263 5,070,370 Image-forming apparatus having a replaceable cartridge and a transfer member cleaning device1264 5,068,905 Scaler gate array for scaling image data1265 5,066,994 Image sensor1266 5,065,245 Modular image sensor array1267 5,059,795 Multiple beam radiation image reading apparatus1268 5,058,968 Optical scanner for maintaining focus over a flat image plane1269 5,057,852 Printhead for color printer providing image edge enhancement1270 5,053,828 Electrostatographic equipment having a multiple function fusing and image transfer roller1271 5,051,832 Selective operation in interlaced and non-interlaced modes of interline transfer CCD image sensing device1272 5,048,096 Bi-tonal image non-text matter removal with run length and connected component analysis Process control of electrostatographic machine by adjusting charge-to-mass ratio of toner in response to toned density of developed1273 5,047,802 image1274 5,043,761 Multicolor image forming apparatus having transfer roller for registering single color images1275 5,043,246 Silver complex diffusion transfer process employing an image-receiving element containing an S-thiuronium alkyl sulfonate1276 5,040,071 Image sensor having multiple horizontal shift registers1277 5,040,029 Multicolor image transfer method and apparatus1278 5,039,854 Fluorescent radiation collector for image scanner1279 5,037,727 Activator solution with cold image tone-providing agent1280 5,035,978 Image receiving element for use in a silver complex diffusion transfer process1281 5,032,910 Mechanism for producing interpolated color values for a sampled color image signal using a linear equation technique1282 5,031,773 Photographic image set1283 5,030,985 Exposure balance arrangement for an image fixing device1284 5,030,984 Method and associated apparatus for minimizing the effects of motion in the recording of an image1285 5,025,292 Method and apparatus for improving a multi-color electrophotographic image using heat fusing1286 5,023,038 Method and apparatus for texturizing toner image bearing receiving sheets and product produced thereby1287 5,022,085 Neighborhood-based merging of image data1288 5,021,829 Multicolor image forming apparatus and transfer roller reindexing mechanism1289 5,019,866 Pressurized screen assembly for exposure of a continuous tone image1290 5,016,107 Electronic still camera utilizing image compression and digital storage1291 5,016,054 Apparatus for improving a multi-color electrophotographic image1292 5,014,333 Image processor with smooth transitioning between dither and diffusion processes1293 5,014,090 Method and apparatus for improving a multi-color electrophotographic image using vapor fusing1294 5,010,504 Digital image noise suppression method using SVD block transform1295 5,008,752 Digital image interpolator with multiple interpolation algorithms1296 5,008,739 Real-time digital processor for producing full resolution color signals from a multi-color image sensor1297 5,008,697 Image recording system and method1298 5,006,871 Image recording system and method1299 5,003,496 Page memory control in a raster image processor1300 4,999,715 Dual processor image compressor/expander1301 4,999,505 Transparent radiation image storage panel1302 4,998,142 Method of improving a multi-color electrophotographic image1303 4,994,405 Area image sensor with transparent electrodes1304 4,992,861 Color image reproduction apparatus having a digitally operated look-up table constructed by means of a least squares algorithm1305 4,984,047 Solid-state image sensor