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UV laser beamlett on full-windshield head-up display
An apparatus to project graphical images upon a substantially transparent windscreen head-up display of a vehicle includes an excitation light source projecting...
Lens assembly and method for forming the same
A method for forming a lens assembly is provided, including: providing a mold substrate, wherein at least a recess is formed from a surface of the mold...
Optical device using laterally-shiftable diffraction gratings
A double-sided grating divider acts as a light switch where the upper and lower grating dividers are arranged to accommodate a relative lateral shift...
Cartesian polarizers utilizing photo-aligned liquid crystals
Cartesian polarizers utilizing liquid crystal polymers (LCPs) are provided for use as laser protection filters in optical pick-up units. The LCPs are...
Transmissive screen and diffusion plate
A transmissive screen includes, sequentially from a projection side, a Fresnel lens having a condensing function, a diffusion plate for diffusing incident...
Polarization preserving front projection screen material
Polarization preserving front projection screens and diffusers provide optimum polarization preservation for stereoscopic 3D viewing, as well as improved light...
Confocal microscope apparatus
A microscope apparatus includes a first optical system which illuminates a sample via an objective lens with light output from a light source and which detects...
Microscope and method of providing image data using the same
A microscope includes optics configured to direct beams onto an object including a reflective material, a detector configured to receive a field spectrum formed...
Modular, high energy, widely-tunable ultrafast fiber source
A modular, compact and widely tunable laser system for the efficient generation of high peak and high average power ultrashort pulses. System compactness is...
Device for amplifying a laser with high energy and high beam quality
The field of the invention is that of high-energy laser beam amplifiers and associated optical pumping devices. The object of the invention is to use an...
Programmable window: a device for controlling the opacity of small-scale
areas within a large-scale transparent...
Disclosed is a system and method to affect natural lighting profiles in a programmable window made from a single transparent membrane, wherein the method...
Color display devices
The present invention is directed to color display devices in which each display cell is capable of displaying three color states. The display fluid filled in...
Electro-phoretic display and fabricating method thereof
In an electro-phoretic display and a fabricating method thereof, the electro-phoretic display is fabricated by the steps: forming a plurality of pixel...
Display apparatus and method of manufacturing the same
A display apparatus according to an embodiment includes a first substrate including a plastic material, a second substrate facing the first substrate, and a...
Thermally switched reflective optical shutter
The thermally switched reflective optical shutter is a self-regulating "switchable mirror" device that reflects up to 100% of incident radiant energy above a...
A display device is provided. The display device includes a substrate. A first electrode layer is disposed on the substrate. An electrochromic material single...
Pixel circuit to electrode translation
A spatial light modulator has an array of elements organized into element rows and element columns and an array of electrodes organized into electrode rows and...
Methods and apparatus for generating 16-QAM-modulated optical signal
A system and method for producing a 16-QAM-modulated signal are disclosed. The methodology, in an exemplary expedient, generally comprises splitting light from...
Optical scanning apparatus and its optical element, method and apparatus
for positioning and fixing the optical...
A plastic lens molding tool, including: a first mirror surface block; a second mirror surface block disposed opposite the first block, wherein the first mirror...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a deflecting unit that deflects a laser beam from a light source in a main-scanning direction; a scanning imaging unit that...
Optical scanning device, retinal scanning display and manufacturing method
of optical scanning device
An optical scanning device includes an oscillating mirror portion having a reflection surface, and a frame portion holding the oscillating mirror portion. The...
Three-dimensional space scanner
A three-dimensional space scanner is configured so that a reflecting mirror is rotated and tilted so as to scan a mobile object in a horizontal as well as...
Biaxial scanning mirror having resonant frequency adjustment
A biaxial micro-electromechanical (MEMS) device is disclosed. The device includes a gimbal rotatable about a gimbal axis of rotation. A pair of gimbal torsion...
Scanning system for lidar
The present invention relates to a scanning system optimized for lidar that includes a nodding mirror, a rotary electromagnetic drive, a rotary optical encoder,...
Beam irradiation apparatus
A beam irradiation apparatus includes: an actuator which scans a target region with a laser beam; a photodetector which receives a servo beam and outputs a...
Computer generated hologram, exposure apparatus, and device fabrication
The present invention provides a computer generated hologram which forms a light intensity distribution on a predetermined plane by giving a phase distribution...
Hologram recording apparatus and hologram reconstruction apparatus
A hologram recording apparatus includes a signal-beam spatial light modulating section, a reference-beam spatial light modulating section, and a control unit. A...
Color processor, computer readable medium and color processing method
The color processor is provided with: a conversion source color data acquiring part for acquiring conversion source color datasets in a first color space; a...
Image processing apparatus and its method
Since many ICC profile generation tools print and measure a large number of color patches and then make profile generation calculations, profile re-generation...
Dual path scanning system and method
It is a first aspect of the present invention to provide a scanning device that includes a first imaging device adapted to convert contents of a first surface...
Image forming apparatus and optical controller
An image forming apparatus is provided. The image forming apparatus includes a light emitter which emits light; a drive section which drives the light emitter...
Image reader for use in an image forming apparatus, and contamination
check method of guide film for the same
An image reading apparatus for use in an image forming apparatus includes a document glass installed on an upper side of the image reading body on which a...
Three-dimensional calibration using orientation and position sensitive
Systems and methods using an orientation/position-sensitive calibration pattern for three-dimensional calibration of an imaging system, such as one used in a...
Image reading and recording apparatus
An image reading and recording apparatus has: a carriage for mounting a recording head; a reading unit which reads an original document; a conveying roller...
Image reading apparatus
An image reading apparatus including a first image reader for reading the front side of document, and a second image reader configured to read the reverse side...
System and process for simultaneously reading multiple forms
An optical reader with a single optical assembly that receives images from at least two different environments. For example, one environment may be constructed...
Automated focus adjustment using a varying light pattern
Systems and methods for automatically focusing an image capture device on a page of a document object. A predetermined light pattern is projected onto the page...
Image displaying medium, method of generating composite image displaying
data and image generating system
An image displaying medium, a method of generating composite image displaying data, and an image generating system are disclosed. A color image on the image...
Halftone independent correction of spatial non-uniformities
The predicted tone response curve for each color channel and halftone is predicted using a binary printer model and stored, wherein the "predicted tone response...
Color conversion apparatus and method
A color conversion apparatus receives first image data including first red-green-blue color data in which the possible values of the red, green, and blue...
Apparatus and method for color control of clear coated images on media
An apparatus (100) and method (200) that controls color of a clear coated image on media is disclosed. The apparatus may include a controller (110) configured...
Image processing method and apparatus executing color correction based on
color domain specified by user and...
In an image processing method, a color corresponding to an input color image signal represented by an arbitrary RGB color space is detected and a requested...
Image stitching for a multi-head printer
Techniques are disclosed for stitching images printed by a multi-head printer in a manner that is relatively insensitive to misregistration of the image...
Image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus (10) includes a bus (B1) and a bus (B2). A series of processes for creating YUV image data for HDTV is executed by means of a bus...
Method of scheduling photograph print jobs
A system and method of scheduling print jobs is provided. In particular, photograph print jobs at a printing facility are scheduled by a scheduling application...
Computer program product for preparation of production data for a print
job using a still image proxy of a page...
A computer program product prepares production data for a print job. The production data includes an electronic document defined by a page description language...
Recording system and controlling method therefor
In a recording system in which a digital still camera and a photo-direct printer are directly connected to each other via a general interface, image data is...
Print system and printer device facilitating reuse of print data
A print system includes a communication path, a client device which transmits print data to said communication path, a host device connected to said...
Method and system for forming image, and external device
An image forming system includes an external device that stores therein image data, and an image forming device that is directly connected to the external...
Multiple integrated machine system
A multiple integrated machine system (hereafter referred to as "MIMS") capable of performing as at least two or more digital machines. The MIMS comprises two or...