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James D Allen: Confidential document reproduction method and apparatus. Eastman Kodak Company, Norman Rushefsky, April 19, 1988: US04739377 (211 worldwide citation)

A reproduction method and apparatus provides for the secure reproduction of confidential documents that include a machine readable code or indicia that is preferably invisible. The reproductions are also provided with a machine readable code to provide security against the making of reproductions fr ...


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James J Steinkirchner: Apparatus for detecting text edges in digital image processing. Eastman Kodak Company, Norman Rushefsky, February 21, 1995: US05392365 (137 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for detecting edges of black text in an original image. An edge detector which low pass filters the image signal to blur and widen any edges in the original image, and then high pass filters the low pass filtered signal to produce a first output signal which represents the blurred edges in ...


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Young No: System and method for using a single intelligence circuit in both a digital camera and printer. Eastman Kodak Company, Norman Rushefsky, July 1, 2003: US06587140 (114 worldwide citation)

A simplified electronic camera and printer imaging system is provided that includes a single intelligence circuit preferably in the form of a PC card that is detachably connectable to either the camera or the printer for converting a data stream generated by the imaging sensor of the camera into sto ...


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Hwai T Tai: Pixel interpolator with edge sharpening. Eastman Kodak Company, Norman Rushefsky, October 1, 1991: US05054100 (105 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for interpolating existing gray-level pixel data to obtain new pixel values during image reduction and enlargement. A quadratic interpolation equation is used to apply location weighting factors to the density values of neighboring pixels. Edge strength modifying factors are us ...


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Yee S Ng, Eric K Zeise: Non-impact copier/printer system communicating rosterized, printer independant data. Eastman Kodak Company, Norman Rushefsky, December 16, 1997: US05699102 (103 worldwide citation)

A copier/printer system includes an image scanner for scanning a document and providing, after a compression step, digital image scanning signals, P.sub.1, that may be communicated to a computer system for display and editing or alternatively communicated to a grey level printer having a magnetic ta ...


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Robert W Spurr, Kurt M Sanger, Babak B Tehranchi, Timothy J Tredwell: Printer media supply spool adapted to allow the printer to sense type of media, and method of assembling same. Eastman Kodak Company, Norman Rushefsky, October 21, 2003: US06634814 (97 worldwide citation)

A printer media supply spool adapted to allow the printer to sense type of media, and method of assembling same. The supply spool comprises a shaft having a supply of media ribbon wound thereabout. A transceiver unit is disposed proximate the shaft. The transceiver is capable of transmitting a first ...


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Lee W Tutt, Robert W Spurr, Babak Tehranchi, Kurt M Sanger, Timothy J Tredwell: Print having attached audio data storage and method of providing same. Eastman Kodak Company, Walter S Stevens, Norman Rushefsky, March 26, 2002: US06363239 (97 worldwide citation)

A print having attached audio data storage and method of providing same. A print, generated by an image processing apparatus, has an attached memory with recorded audio data related to the print, which memory allows contactless access to the data using an electromagnetic frequency signal. A transcei ...


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Peter P Soscia: System for reproducing images and method thereof. Eastman Kodak Company, Walter S Stevens, Norman Rushefsky, October 21, 2003: US06636332 (90 worldwide citation)

System for reproducing images and method thereof. An image acquisition device belonging to the system acquires the image and converts the image into indicia, which is defined by a digitally encoded compressed representation of the image in the form of one or more data image files. The image files ar ...


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Samuel Reele, Thomas R Pian: Method for creating substrate electrodes for flip chip and other applications. Eastman Kodak Company, Norman Rushefsky, September 21, 1993: US05246880 (89 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for forming a conductive bump on a metal or other conductive surface or layer. A substrate is provided which includes the metal surface, a passivation layer next to the metal surface and an etch stop layer next to the passivation layer. The etch stop and passivation layers hav ...