Variable focus microlens
A microlens chip comprises a variable focus fluidic microlens and actuator. The actuator varies the pressure in a fluidic channel in the microlens chip which is...
Electrofluidic devices, visual displays, and methods for making and
operating such electrofluidic devices
Electrofluidic devices, visual displays formed from the electrofluidic devices, and methods for making and operating such electrofluidic devices Each...
Optical lens and manufacturing method thereof
A liquid optical lens which changes a focus due to a change in a shape of a translucent elastic membrane according to a change in a fluid pressure of a lens...
Methods of forming sheeting with composite images that float and sheeting
with composite images that float
Microlens sheetings with different types of composite images are disclosed, in which the composite image floats above, in, or below the sheeting, or some...
Micro-optic security and image presentation system
A film material utilizing a regular two-dimensional array of non-cylindrical lenses to enlarge micro-images, called icons, to form a synthetically magnified...
Array of light-diffusing sub-grating
The invention relates to a transparent substrate comprising, on its surface, a light-diffusing array comprising at least 10 juxtaposed sub-gratings of parallel...
Solar tracking skylight system for illumination
The present invention provides a solar tracking skylight system for illumination, primarily including a light guide, a solar tracking controller, a two-axis...
Laminated polarizing film, phase retardation film, and liquid crystal
A laminated polarizing film that is capable of enhancing a viewing angle of a liquid crystal display device, particularly in an IPS mode, is provided. The...
There is provided an optical device including a plurality of first phasors having substantially the same phase delaying axis as each other; and a plurality of...
Method of manufacturing screen and screen
A method of manufacturing a screen having a screen substrate provided with a plurality of three-dimensional shape units disposed two-dimensionally on a front...
Stage drive for microscopes
A stage drive for moving a microscope stage designed as a mechanical stage including a first drive element linked to a first output element, and a second drive...
Light source apparatus and laser scanning microscope
A light source apparatus is provided which includes semiconductor laser elements that emit laser light according to an inputted current signal, a light...
Optical communication using shared optical pumps
Cross-distribution of the output pump power from optical pump units amongst multiple amplifier gain stages even in a single direction of an optical link in an...
Submarine optical repeater
A submarine optical repeater that shares optical pump power in multiple gain stages such that approximately the same wavelengths of optical pump is provided to...
Wavelength conversion device with microlens and optical package
incorporating the same
An optical package is provided comprising a laser diode and a wavelength conversion device. The laser diode and the wavelength conversion device define an...
MOPA seed source with wavelength control for resonant frequency conversion
A method and system for converting one frequency into another include a MOPA configuration radiating a light at a first frequency which is coupled into a...
Rhomb beam splitter in optical communication
Rhomb beam splitters are used to implement various optical demodulators, in particular PSK and DPSK demodulators. The parallel beam-splitting and reflective...
Electrophoretic displaying apparatus
An electrophoretic displaying apparatus, comprises: a first substrate and a second substrate placed opposite with a predetermined interval; a plurality of pixel...
Electrophoretic display device
An electrophoretic display device includes pixel electrodes, a transparent electrode, and an electrophoretic ink layer including cavities. Each cavity is...
Electronic device based on electrowetting effect
An electronic device comprises an array of electro wetting cells, each cell comprising first and second liquids (14,18) which are immiscible in each other. An...
Optical films for controlling angular characteristics of displays
In various embodiments of the invention, an interferometric display device is provided having an external film with a plurality of structures that reduce the...
Spatial light modulator with integrated optical compensation structure
A spatial light modulator comprises an integrated optical compensation structure, e.g., an optical compensation structure arranged between a substrate and a...
Total internal reflection light valve
An imaging method includes emitting radiation from an illumination source towards a total internal reflection (TIR) modulator. At least one of the pixel regions...
A plasmonic transistor device includes an electro-optic substrate and a conductive layer placed on said electro-optic substrate to establish an interface...
Reflection type display apparatus
A display apparatus using electroplating on an electrode for modulating light includes a layer formed on the electrode. The layer has an insulator with a gap...
Treatment of crystals for the prevention of optical damage
Method for treating a nominally pure crystal having non-linear optical properties. The nominally pure crystal contain foreign atoms at a residual concentration...
Structure and method for modulating light
A structure includes a film having a plurality of nanoapertures and a semiconductor layer in connection with the film. The nanoapertures are configured to allow...
Optical switch and optical switch device having the same
Provided is an optical switch member including a bi-stable mechanism, and first and second electro-thermal actuators. The bi-stable mechanism includes a...
Optical pattern generator using multiple reflective surfaces
An optical pattern generator uses reflection from multiple (e.g., two) internal mirror surfaces mounted on a rotating support structure.
Image processing device, image processing method, and program for
performing direct printing which considers...
An image processing method is provided for an image processing device which processes images of printing data input from a computer device and an image input...
Image-forming method and image-forming apparatus
An image-forming method of recording an image of plural pixels by a recording means using an image-forming material not completely permeating into a recording...
Document reader having a document registration and retention system
A document scanning device and method of use are disclosed. The document scanning device includes a document bed and one or more document retention devices...
Optical device of scanner
The invention relates to a scanner's optical device, receive the light coming from the image of an object to be scanned, comprising: several reflective mirrors,...
Image reading device capably scanning an image formed on a document in
consideration of deterioration of the...
An image reading device includes a reference member, a reading unit, a first reference value setting unit, a detecting unit, a second reference value setting...
Infrared watermarking of photographic images by matched differential black
A system and method for infrared watermarking using gray component replacement and other color removal schemes is shown. This method includes providing a...
Printer for printing packaging
A printer for printing packaging associated with a pharmaceutical product. The printer determines visible information to be provided on the packaging and an...
Color conversion apparatus and method
A color conversion apparatus includes a plurality of color conversion units configured to perform color conversion using a conversion table with different...
Apparatus and method for dithering for multi-toning
A method and apparatus for dithering for multi-toning are provided. The apparatus includes a mask-pattern-generating unit that generates a mask pattern on R...
Halftone image generation method, threshold matrix generation method,
threshold matrix, printing plate...
In a halftone image formed on a printing plate for letterpress printing, a minimum halftone dot has a square main cluster consisting of 9 pixels and four...
Information processing apparatus for outputting image-forming print data
to an external image-forming apparatus...
In an image forming system, an information processing apparatus (host computer) outputs print data to a printer connected to the apparatus through an interface....
Head unit, droplet discharging apparatus, droplet discharging system,
information processing apparatus,...
The present invention provides a droplet discharging apparatus including a discharge head for deflectively discharging droplets through one discharge port at a...
Image processing method and image forming device
An image processing method comprises: a step of acquiring recording characteristic information of the recording elements; a step of obtaining inconsistent...
Color processing apparatus and control method thereof
The number of color patches is reduced to attain high-precision color estimation. Hence, the colorimetric values of a plurality of color patches of at least one...
Image processing device and image processing method
A converting unit converts a first color signal into a second color signal and a third color signal. A first correcting unit corrects a magnitude relation...
Information processing apparatus and method of generating print data and
non-transitory computer readable...
An information processing apparatus that includes a first graphics processing unit for converting graphics data output from an application to first print...
Order separator for photographic order fulfillment
The present invention discloses an apparatus 100 that provides an order separator 330 for photographic order fulfillment. The present invention includes one or...
Printer control apparatus and method of controlling the same, printer and
method of controlling the same,...
A printer control apparatus can be applied to an image forming apparatus in which a plurality of types of readers and a plurality of types of printers can be...
Rasterizing device for DL object management
A rasterizing device is provided with a first storage area capable of storing a downloaded DL object, and a rasterizer that creates bit-mapped data in band...
Image processing system, operation method thereof, image processing
apparatus and image processing program thereof
An image processing system in which a portable terminal and an image processing apparatus are capable of communicating with each other contactlessly, includes:...
Method and apparatus for modeling print jobs
A system and method for modeling print jobs provides a central server that is accessible to remotely located print shops. The remote print shops are able to...