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US-8,110,257 Ink-jet recording method, ink-jet recording apparatus and recorded matter
An ink-jet recording method including recording onto a recording medium a black image of composite black using a black ink and color inks, wherein the black ink...
US-8,109,622 Recording ink, ink cartridge, inkjet recording method, and inkjet recording apparatus
The present invention provides a recording ink including a composite pigment particle, a water-soluble solvent, and water, wherein the composite pigment...
US-8,109,495 Spine formation device, post-processing apparatus, and bookbinding system
An spine formation device includes a sheet conveyer, a contact member including a first row of grooves provided in a contact surface thereof to house a...
US-8,108,669 Image forming apparatus for generating electronic signature
An image forming apparatus for attaching an electronic signature to image data read from a paper document is disclosed. Validity of a first public key...
US-8,108,600 Data storage apparatus that appropriately revises FDCB information during background formatting
A data storage apparatus, including a controller that formats a rewritable recording medium in the background, interrupts the background formatting when a host...
US-8,107,872 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge
An image forming apparatus including a charging unit configured to charge a surface of an image bearing member utilizing discharge generated by applying a...
US-8,107,864 Separating member, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing roller and a pressing roller that are in pressure contact with each other. A separating plate is placed opposite to the fixing...
US-8,107,861 Image forming apparatus and image forming method capable of automatically collecting developer from development...
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a development device, a developer collection device, a detector, and a controller. The image carrier...
US-8,107,842 Image forming apparatus and fixing control method
A disclosed image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit configured to fix an unfixed image on a recording medium by bringing a first roller and a second...
US-8,107,837 Image forming apparatus, control method thereof, program and recording medium
An image forming apparatus is provided which is of an electrophotographic type, and is capable of setting a gradation number of a patch pattern to be formed...
US-8,107,833 Image forming apparatus and method of correcting color misregistration in image forming apparatus
A determining unit determines whether a difference between a temperature value and a temperature detected by a temperature detecting unit is equal to or larger...
US-8,107,727 Document processing apparatus, document processing method, and computer program product
In a document processing apparatus, a first character information extracting unit extracts, for a first area that is an area determined to be a character...
US-8,107,337 Image processing apparatus and data erasing method
An image processing apparatus and data erasing method make it possible to unrecoverably erase encrypted data recorded in an auxiliary storage device at high...
US-8,107,148 Curvature correction device, optical scanning unit, and image forming apparatus
A curvature correction device used in an optical scanning unit includes a holder and a pushing unit. The optical scanning unit includes a light beam emitter to...
US-8,107,142 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program product for executing the method
An image processing apparatus is disclosed. The image processing apparatus stores image data read by a document reading section and image data received from an...
US-8,107,121 Image processing device, image processing method, and recording method for managing log of output image data
In a data processing device, an additional information acquiring unit is configured to acquire, from a plurality of input image data items, respective items of...
US-8,107,112 Image forming apparatus and scanned data process method
An image forming apparatus including a scanner engine and an operation panel is provided, in which the image forming apparatus includes: a display part for...
US-8,107,103 Print driver for printing policy-enabled electronic documents using locked printing
An approach is provided for printing policy-enabled electronic documents using locked printing. A client device includes a user interface, an application...
US-8,106,973 Image processing method, image processing device, and image capturing device
There is provided an image processing method configured to process an image captured by using an optical system with a wide view angle and a large magnification...
US-8,106,935 Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus including same
An optical scanning apparatus includes a light source configured to emit a light beam which scans an object to be scanned, a light source retainer configured to...
US-8,106,934 Image processing method, and image processor
The present invention provides an image processing method which includes at least any one of an image recording step and an image erasing step, wherein a light...
US-8,105,743 Fine organic silicone particle for latent electrostatic image developing toners, external additive for toners,...
The present invention provides an organic silicone fine particle for latent electrostatic image developing toners, wherein the organic silicone fine particle...
US-8,105,742 Method and apparatus for manufacturing toner and toner manufactured by the apparatus and method
A method for manufacturing a toner, including periodically forming liquid droplets of a toner constituent liquid comprising a resin and a colorant by vibrating...
US-8,105,741 Method and apparatus for manufacturing toner, and electrophotographic toner manufactured by the method
A method for manufacturing toner includes steps of supplying, periodically dispensing, and solidifying. The supply step supplies a liquid to be atomized, which...
US-8,105,672 Electroconductive member, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
An electroconductive member including an electroconductive support, an electric resistance adjusting layer formed on the electroconductive support, and a top...
US-8,104,881 Ink cartridge, ink cartridge bag, and inkjet recording apparatus
A disclosed ink cartridge includes a primary ink room and at least one secondary ink room arranged adjacent to the primary ink room, which rooms are configured...
US-8,104,859 Head array unit and image forming apparatus
A head array unit includes a plurality of liquid discharging heads configured to discharge liquid and a head supporter configured to support the plurality of...
US-8,104,176 Method of manufacturing a developing agent regulating member for regulating an amount of a developing agent
A method of manufacturing a developing agent regulating member is provided. The method includes providing a non-magnetic member and a magnetic member. The...
US-8,104,084 Authorizing a user to a device
A method and apparatus for authorizing a user is provided. A requestor submits a request for challenge data to a device. The device generates the challenge data...
US-8,103,846 Memory management unit, image forming apparatus, memory management method, and computer program
A memory management unit for an information processing system includes a controller and a non-volatile memory. The controller controls data writing process. The...
US-8,103,702 Information processing device, electronic manual managing method, and electronic manual managing program
In an information processing device which is capable of adding a new program, a managing unit is configured to manage bibliographic information of each of...
US-8,103,560 Inventory management system, inventory management method and computer-readable recording medium
A market-demand-forecasting-value calculation section acquires order entry actual achievement data from an order-entry-actual-achievement-data storing unit of...
US-8,103,557 Online merchandising system, online catalog presenting method, server, computer program product, and computer...
The shopping server provides an online shopping service with retrieving information of items handled, relations among the items, user's purchase history, user's...
US-8,103,207 Lubricant application apparatus, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus using same
A lubricant application apparatus including a lubricant application member and an elastic member. The lubricant application member applies lubricant to a...
US-8,103,199 Developing device, and image forming method and process cartridge using the developing device
A developing device including a developing roller facing an image bearing member and a toner layer thickness control member to control an amount of a toner...
US-8,103,197 Developing system and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A developing system includes a developing unit, a mixing container, a rotary feeder, an air pump, and an airflow regulator. The developing unit is configured to...
US-8,103,195 Toner agitating unit, toner hopper, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A toner agitating unit is located in a toner hopper that houses toner used for developing a latent image. The toner agitating unit includes a rotary shaft and...
US-8,103,192 Constant velocity joint and image forming apparatus
Example embodiments relate to a constant velocity joint having an outer ring including an annular space with an open end, plural outer grooves axially extending...
US-8,103,190 Belt device and image-forming apparatus
A belt device for an image forming apparatus includes an endless belt member supported at roller members, side frames disposed along sides of the belt member...
US-8,103,186 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including an image forming section; an upper unit located over the image forming section with a space therebetween and slidable in a...
US-8,103,183 Heater control with varying control cycle and lighting pattern
A heater controlling apparatus for controlling supply of alternating current power to at least one heater that heats a heating object includes a detection unit...
US-8,103,181 Image forming apparatus and method of adjusting charge bias
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier configured to carry an image and a charger to which a direct current voltage overlapped with an AC voltage...
US-8,102,574 Image reading device and image forming device
An image reading device includes a processing circuit having a clamp unit that matches an offset potential of an inputted analog image signal to a predetermined...
US-8,102,572 Image processing apparatus and associated method and computer readable storage medium for extracting an...
An image processing apparatus and an associated an image processing method and computer readable storage medium are provided. The image processing apparatus...
US-8,102,556 Controlling a configuration of an image forming apparatus using a Java application
A method and system for printing documents based on Java commands. A Java printer receives page layout requests and converts the requests into a rasterized...
US-8,102,550 Image-forming apparatus utilizing reduced signal lines
The image-forming apparatus has a plurality of detectors for outputting detection data comprising detection results of the operating statuses of a plurality of...
US-8,102,545 Image forming apparatus
An upper frame member is pivotally attached to an apparatus body so as to pivot between a closed position and an open position. The apparatus body is closed...
US-8,102,411 Optical scanner and image forming apparatus
An optical scanner includes a housing and an intermediate member that includes a first joining surface and a second joining surface. The first joining surface...
US-8,102,157 Multi-output power supply device having charge pump circuit
A multi-output power supply device of low noise is disclosed that converts a first input voltage to plural different voltages. The multi-output power supply...
US-8,102,156 Differential amplifier circuit and electric charge control apparatus using differential amplifier circuit
A differential amplifier circuit comprises a first input transistor including a control electrode serving as a non-inversion input terminal and a second input...
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