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US-8,086,155 Transfer device and image forming apparatus including same
A transfer device, which transfers an image onto a recording medium directly or indirectly and is included in an image forming apparatus, includes an endless...
US-8,086,148 Electrophotographic image forming apparatus
An electrophotographic image forming apparatus is disclosed. The electrophotographic image forming apparatus includes a photoconductor body, a donor roller...
US-8,086,146 Image forming method and apparatus for effectively supplying developer
A developer container that contains a two-component developer including a carrier and toner includes a developer containing portion configured to include a...
US-8,086,143 Image forming apparatus for use with carrier including a core and cover layer
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member; and a developing device including a developer bearing member, a developer containing portion, a...
US-8,086,141 Electric charging apparatus and image forming apparatus using the same
An electric charging apparatus charges a surface of a charging object. The electric charging apparatus includes an electric field forming device including two...
US-8,086,117 Image forming apparatus and developer replenishing method
A switching controller switches from a developer replenishment prohibition mode to a developer replenishment permission mode when the replenishment detection...
US-8,086,050 Multi-resolution segmentation and fill
A multi-resolution segmentation and fill technique is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises generating a plurality of layers using image data from...
US-8,086,045 Image processing device with classification key selection unit and image processing method
An image processing device is disclosed that classifies images in an image database and displays the classified images for searching, and is able to easily...
US-8,086,044 Block-based iterative multi-pass data filling technique for compound document compression
A method and apparatus for data filling is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving an image and a mask associated with the image and...
US-8,086,038 Invisible junction features for patch recognition
The present invention uses invisible junctions which are a set of local features unique to every page of the electronic document to match the captured image to...
US-8,085,457 Light source system, optical scanner, image forming apparatus, and light-amount control method
A light source system includes a splitter that split light beams F0 emitted from a light source into at least light beams FM and light beams FS, and an optical...
US-8,085,455 Optical scanning device, method of adjusting the same, and image forming apparatus
A coupling optical system couples a light beam emitted from a light source that includes a two-dimensional array of light-emitting elements, including a first...
US-8,085,444 Image generating apparatus, image generating method, image display medium, and computer readable recording medium
A leak-prohibited image to be subjected to leak prohibition is comprised of dots DT so that two dots are included in an 8.times.8 matrix at a resolution of 600...
US-8,085,437 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes an expansion unit to expand image data to first matrix data including a plurality of rows and columns, a first mask unit to...
US-8,085,431 Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and recording medium
An image processing apparatus for performing image reduction correction on target image data corresponding to pixels, includes a deletion position specifying...
US-8,085,341 Digital camera including remaining battery voltage check
A digital camera has a battery that supplies electric power, a battery level detector, a time detector, a remaining voltage calculator, and a boot controller....
US-8,085,312 Image input apparatus, image input method, personal authentication apparatus, and electronic apparatus
An image input apparatus that inputs an image of an object residing within a living body is disclosed. The image input apparatus includes a light source that...
US-8,085,306 Imaging apparatus having a biasing part configured to generate a biasing force to bias a part of the image...
The magnitude of magnetic attraction generated between an electromagnetic coil and a magnetic metal member (or an amount of electric current flowed to the...
US-8,085,242 Input control device and image forming apparatus
An input control device and an image forming apparatus capable of providing an easy-to-use operating environment even for a user having difficulties operating...
US-8,084,181 Carrier and method for producing the same, developer and image forming method
To provide a method for producing a carrier including treating a coating layer on a surface of a core material with a polymer precursor in a supercritical fluid...
US-8,084,179 Electrostatic image developing toner having specific variation coefficient of number distribution,...
A toner including: toner particles which include: a colorant, a releasing agent, and a binder resin. The number average particle diameter of the toner particles...
US-8,084,176 Toner, developer, and image forming method
The present invention provides a toner which includes at least a binder resin, and a colorant, wherein the toner has a concentration of radioactive carbon...
US-8,084,170 Electrophotographic photoconductor, electrophotographic process cartridge containing the same and...
An object of the present invention is to provide an electrophotographic photoconductor having an extremely low increase in friction coefficient and wear, while...
US-8,084,113 Multi-layered phase-change optical recording medium
A multi-layered phase-change optical recording medium having a first substrate and a second substrate, and a plurality of information layers, wherein each of...
US-8,083,342 Inkjet recording apparatus and inkjet recording method
An inkjet recording apparatus, includes: a black ink ejecting portion configured to eject a black ink containing a self-dispersion pigment; color ink ejecting...
US-8,083,339 Ink set, treating liquid, recording liquid, image recording apparatus and image recording method
To provide an ink set including a recording liquid and a treating liquid capable of obtaining a high-quality-image printed matter. To provide the ...
US-8,082,461 Image forming apparatus and control method of image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a printing unit, a controlling unit, and a monitoring unit to monitor, while the printing unit and the controlling unit are...
US-8,082,449 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, information processing program and recording...
An information processing apparatus including a recording medium setting part in which a recording medium is set is provided. The information processing...
US-8,082,328 Method and apparatus for publishing documents over a network
An apparatus and method for publishing an electronic document on a network is described. In one embodiment, an apparatus for publishing an electronic document...
US-8,082,309 Delivery system and computer program product
When delivery data input to a delivery server is directly input to an MFP by an applicant, an examination request flow is determined as a flow to be executed...
US-8,081,917 Image-bearing member protecting agent, protective layer forming device, process cartridge and image forming...
To provide an image-bearing member protecting agent used for forming a protective layer on a surface of an image bearing member, the agent including: a...
US-8,081,916 Protective agent for image bearing member, protective layer setting unit, and process cartridge
A protective agent for an image bearing member of an image forming apparatus. The protective agent is applied onto a surface of the image bearing member and...
US-8,081,913 Image forming apparatus
An intermediate transfer belt and a photosensitive member form a transfer nip. An electrode is arranged close to an inner surface of the intermediate transfer...
US-8,081,905 Image forming apparatus and method of correcting rotation angular velocity of image bearing member
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member, an image forming device forming a latent image on the image bearing member and visualizing the...
US-8,081,904 Belt drive control unit, belt drive control method, belt drive control program, and image forming apparatus...
A belt drive control unit controls a rotation of belt supported by first and second rollers. Each of rotations of the first and second rollers are detected as...
US-8,081,897 Seal member, developing device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A seal member covers a space between a developing roller and a casing of a developing device. The seal member includes a flexible sheet and a reinforcing member...
US-8,081,896 Image forming method and apparatus for convenient replacement of developer container
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism for forming an image, at least one developer container replaceably provided in the image forming...
US-8,081,894 Image forming apparatus and method of controlling heating of fixing unit therein
When a user has performed an operation with respect to an image forming apparatus, a control mechanism informs that a user has performed an operation with...
US-8,081,869 Time-varying image recording device
A time-varying image recording device controls a recording operation for recording time-varying image data in a recording medium. The time-varying image data is...
US-8,081,827 Compressed data image object feature extraction, ordering, and delivery
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for processing document images. In one embodiment, the method comprises extracting one or more features corresponding...
US-8,081,549 Information recording and reproducing apparatus and a method of controlling an information recording and...
An information recording and reproducing apparatus records data on and reproduces data from each of a plurality of recording layers of a recording medium. A...
US-8,081,394 Information recording apparatus and method, information reproducing method and fade-in memory, with summary...
An information recording apparatus has a plurality of fine particles forming an array on a plane in close proximity of each other, each of the plural particles...
US-8,081,355 Illumination unit, image read apparatus, image formation apparatus
An illumination unit for use in an image read apparatus is provided which illuminates a surface of an original document with illumination light, reads an image...
US-8,081,344 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program
An image processing apparatus implements appropriate image processing on image data stored in a storage unit of the image processing apparatus easily and...
US-8,081,333 Image transmitting apparatus and image transmitting method
An image transmitting apparatus includes a reading condition determining unit that determines whether a first reading condition is satisfied that the first...
US-8,081,331 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an input part for inputting information, a processing part for processing the information; a storing part for storing the...
US-8,081,242 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
An imaging apparatus, includes: an image sensor having a light receiving surface with a plurality of pixels and a plurality-of-color separation filter, which...
US-8,081,203 Light-amount detecting device, light source device, optical scanning unit and image forming apparatus
A light-amount detecting device includes: a light source which emits a light beam; a branching optical element which divides the light beam emitted from the...
US-8,081,188 Image delivering apparatus and image delivery method
A determining unit determines a vector conversion method for a character image based on the character image and model information of a terminal device that...
US-8,081,100 Read signal processor, image reading apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A read signal processor includes an output unit that serializes a plurality of bits of digital data for each of the colors to obtain a plurality of serial...
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