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US-8,113,514 Sheet decurling device and image forming apparatus
A moving unit includes first and second transportation paths that can selectively link to main transportation path of a recording sheet, a first roller arranged...
US-8,113,079 Driving device and image forming apparatus
A driving device includes a shaft member and a driven gear rotatably disposed to the shaft member that is formed to be fixed to a surface plate member inside...
US-8,112,814 Information processing apparatus, access control method, access control program product, recording medium, and...
A disclosed information processing apparatus to which an application can be added determines whether access to a resource attempted by the application is...
US-8,112,808 Server apparatus and installation information making method
A license server generates USB serial IDs for USB memory secured in a multi-function machine and then makes electronic signature files using the USB serial IDs...
US-8,112,766 Multi-threaded device and facility manager
Techniques are provided for implementing the WS-DeviceProfile standard as a multi-threaded process ("DFM") executing on a multi-function peripheral ("MFP"). The...
US-8,112,709 Automatic adaptive document printing help system
An automatic printing assistant application for documents in electronic form is provided by virtue of the present invention. In certain embodiments, an...
US-8,112,617 Information processing device, and method of starting information processing device
In an information processing device, a screen display control part displays an operation screen, and a firmware update part updates a firmware of the screen...
US-8,112,023 Image forming apparatus and fixing device
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier to carry a toner image and a fixing device to fix the toner image transferred from the image carrier onto a...
US-8,112,022 Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and image fixing method capable of stably applying oil for fixing...
In a fixing device, a controller switches a pressing member between a pressure application state to contact the pressing member against a fixing member and a...
US-8,112,016 Developing agent circulation system and image forming apparatus using same
A development agent circulation unit includes a development unit, an agitation unit, and a rotary feeder. The development unit develops a latent image on an...
US-8,112,015 Belt unit and image forming apparatus
At least one of a plurality of rollers supporting an endless belt includes a flange arranged on an end portion of the roller. The flange includes a cylindrical...
US-8,111,725 Surface-emitting laser, surface-emitting laser array, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
A disclosed surface-emitting laser includes a substrate and multiple semiconductor layers stacked on the substrate. A normal of the principal plane of the...
US-8,111,423 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...
US-8,111,416 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program for processing a...
In printing an electronic document on a paper, an MFP prints a code image created by encoding a paper ID including a local ID issued to the paper and stores...
US-8,111,413 Approach for securely printing policy-enabled electronic documents based on print driver and printing device...
An approach is provided for securely printing policy-enabled electronic documents. According to the approach, a determination is made at a client device whether...
US-8,111,321 Imaging device and method for its image processing, with face region and focus degree information
An imaging device, such as a camera, may be provided with a focus-shift structure configured to shift a focal position; a solid-state image sensing element...
US-8,111,319 Imaging system using enhanced spherical aberration and specifically sized FIR filters
A class of imaging systems in which the imaging optics, the sensor array and the image processing are related by three parameters: W.sub.040 the amount of third...
US-8,111,313 Image sensor driving unit and imaging apparatus
An image sensor driving unit, comprising a first controller, a second controller and a third controller, is provided. The image sensor driving unit drives an...
US-8,111,293 Photographic apparatus
A photographic apparatus comprises a movable platform and a controller. The movable platform has an imager and is movable and rotatable on an xy plane...
US-8,111,276 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus with a center adjusting mechanism
An optical scanning device deflects a light beam emitted from a light source device by a vibrating mirror, scans a scanning surface with deflected light beam,...
US-8,110,332 Electrophotographic toner and method for producing the electrophotographic toner
Provided are an electrophotographic toner and a method for producing the electrophotographic toner that satisfy high image quality, cleaning stability, and high...
US-8,110,330 Toner, developer, toner container, process cartridge, image forming method, and image forming apparatus
To provide a toner that contains at least a binder resin, a colorant, a releasing agent and zeolite, the toner being manufactured through O/W type wet...
US-8,110,326 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
An electrophotographic photoreceptor including a conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer located overlying the conductive substrate which includes a...
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...
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