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US-8,095,056 Pressure-applying device, transfer device, and image forming apparatus
A pressure-applying device includes a swingable unit body, a roller, an opposing member, a pressure-applying unit, and a drive-force transmitting unit. A...
US-8,095,046 Image forming apparatus and image developer used therein
An image forming apparatus, including a surface-traveling latent image bearer bearing a latent image on the surface thereof; an image developer feeding a toner...
US-8,095,042 Image forming apparatus and method of controlling same
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of first image carriers on which different color toner images C are respectively formed, a transfer fixing...
US-8,095,041 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a pair of fixing members opposing each other and a pressing lever that is rotatable around a shaft. The pressing lever can be moved...
US-8,095,037 Corona wire cartridge, corona discharger, and image forming apparatus using the corona discharger
A corona wire cartridge includes: a reel around which a corona wire is wound; a reel holder that rotatably supports the reel; a casing having a receiving...
US-8,095,035 Developing device, process unit, and image forming apparatus, with supporting members, grooves, and supported...
A developing device includes a main body that is arranged between a pair of supporting members and includes a developing roller. Both end portions of the...
US-8,095,030 Fixing device and image forming apparatus using the same
A fixing device including a fixing member to melt a toner so as to fix a toner image onto a recording medium, a temperature sensor to detect a temperature of...
US-8,095,028 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
A driving motor for a color black is shared between a photosensitive body for the color black and a driving roller that drives an intermediate transfer belt not...
US-8,095,025 Image forming apparatus capable of efficient toner concentration control
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit configured to form a plurality of toner images on an image carrier, an optical detector configured to...
US-8,094,952 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image compressor device includes a memory controller to store a plurality of compressed unit items in the continuous address range, and a pointer generator...
US-8,094,796 Customer responding system, computer terminal, customer responding method and recording medium
When a call from external telephone network can not be forwarded to a telephone terminal used by a requested communicator, a client PC of the communicator who...
US-8,094,792 Transmission apparatus and method for transmission apparatus to transfer received data
A facsimile apparatus is disclosed that includes a register unit that registers transmission destination information in an internal address book. The register...
US-8,094,330 Image forming apparatus that can launch external applications selectively after shipment of the apparatus
An image forming apparatus is provided, in which the image forming apparatus includes service modules for performing system side processes on image formation,...
US-8,094,179 Light source device, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
A light source device includes a light source, a coupling lens, a first opening plate, a second opening plate, a photoreceptor, a package member, a cover glass,...
US-8,094,178 Method and apparatus for forming image
In an image forming apparatus, a separating unit separates each laser beam into a first laser beam used for measuring light intensity and a second laser beam...
US-8,094,016 Status determination method and image forming apparatus
A plurality of weak discriminators output determinations results about a status of an apparatus. Weight values are individually assigned to the determination...
US-8,091,883 Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus
The sheet feeding device includes a straight sheet feeding passage, and plural sheet feeding sections. Each sheet feeding section includes a container...
US-8,091,476 Web conveyance method and apparatus of tandem printing system
By executing low-speed conveyance of web by a web feeding mechanism before the printing operation begins, slack W22a, W10a, and W15a in the web located...
US-8,091,026 Methods and apparatuses for processing digital objects
Methods and apparatuses for processing digital objects are described herein. In one embodiment, multiple digital objects are displayed in a first mode, where...
US-8,090,960 Information managing method, information managing system, server apparatus, and recording medium
At a seller, an encryption device encrypts content data stored in a content server using an encryption key generated by an encryption key generation device, and...
US-8,090,469 Printing medium conveying apparatus and printing medium conveying method
A printing medium conveying technique is disclosed for moving a printing medium in a sub scanning direction. The technique involves controlling the moving of...
US-8,090,324 Radio communication terminal apparatus, display method in radio communication terminal apparatus and radio...
A radio communication terminal apparatus has a measuring part configured to measure radio field intensities of radio communication with other plurality of radio...
US-8,090,305 Fixing unit and image forming apparatus
Disclosed is a fixing device including a liquid supply unit that supplies a liquid fixer containing a softening agent that dissolves or swells at least part of...
US-8,090,303 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus, forming a color image by successively superposing color images, formed on image carriers of corresponding image forming parts...
US-8,090,293 Process cartridge and image forming apparatus employing same
A process cartridge detachably attached to an image forming apparatus includes a first subunit, a second subunit, a first positioning member, and a second...
US-8,090,276 Developing device and image forming apparatus
A developing device includes a developing roller that carries a two-component developer from a developer container to an image carrier, a first screw carrying a...
US-8,089,848 Optical pickup and optical information processing apparatus
A disclosed optical pickup for performing at least recording, reproduction, or deletion of information on a first, second, third, and fourth optical recording...
US-8,089,674 Optical scanning apparatus, image forming apparatus, and scanning-line-change correcting method
A first plastic lens and a second plastic lens constituting each imaging optical system are arranged on opposite sides of an optical deflector, so that main...
US-8,089,666 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an upper cover attached to a main body, an image forming part provided in the main body and configured to record an image on...
US-8,089,665 Optical scanning device moving gravity center of pixel in sub-scanning direction, image forming apparatus...
An optical scanning device includes n-odd (n.gtoreq.2) light sources disposed at different positions at least in a sub-scanning direction, a pixel forming part...
US-8,089,656 Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and image processing method
An image processing apparatus includes an input control unit that receives an input of image data and a first image-processing unit that performs first image...
US-8,089,643 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer-readable recording medium storing...
An information processing apparatus which converts input image data having a data format before conversion into image data having a data format after conversion...
US-8,089,553 Lens drive device, image pickup device and lens drive method
A lens drive device in at least one lens barrel holding a lens moveably includes a motor to drive the lens; an acceleration detection section to detect an...
US-8,089,551 Photographic apparatus
A photographic apparatus comprises an imaging sensor, an image-processing unit, and a display unit. The imaging sensor obtains image data. The image-processing...
US-8,089,549 Imaging apparatus capable of detecting and displaying information with respect to an incline thereof
An imaging apparatus including an incline detection device configured to detect an incline of the imaging apparatus, an image display device configured to...
US-8,089,529 Image pick up device
An image pickup device includes an optical system; an image sensor; an AGC circuit; an image processing unit configured to perform at least an MTF correction...
US-8,089,519 Photographic apparatus
A photographic apparatus comprises a movable platform and a controller. The movable platform has an imager that captures an optical image through a taking lens,...
US-8,089,498 Surface-emission laser array, optical scanning apparatus apparatus and image forming apparatus
A surface-emission laser array comprises a plurality of surface-emission laser diode elements arranged in the form of a two-dimensional array, wherein a...
US-8,089,405 Applications for geographically coded access points
Applications and uses for geographic coded of network access points includes a method for generating a geographic code and an associated graphical...
US-8,088,712 Reversible thermosensitive recording medium, reversible thermosensitive recording label, member, and image...
The present invention provides a reversible thermosensitive recording medium including: a support, and a reversible thermosensitive recording layer laid on...
US-8,087,789 Projection optical system and projection display device
A projection optical system includes a first refracting optical system having a plurality of lenses, a first reflecting optical system, and a second reflecting...
US-8,087,761 Liquid discharging head, method of manufacturing liquid discharging head, and image forming apparatus
A liquid discharging head includes: a plurality of nozzles that discharge liquid droplets; and a plurality of piezoelectric elements that generate pressure for...
US-8,087,670 Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus
A second rotary member is arranged opposite to a first rotary member to form a nip between them. A driving unit drives the first rotary member. A sheet-width...
US-8,087,666 Sheet discharge device and image forming apparatus
A sheet discharge device discharges a sheet to a sheet discharge tray. The sheet discharge device includes a rotary shaft, two inside drive rollers, two outside...
US-8,086,961 Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and computer program product
A preview creating unit creates a plurality of previews of an image corresponding to a plurality of preset values each indicating processing to be applied to...
US-8,086,159 Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the fixing device
A fixing device and an image forming apparatus including the fixing device. The fixing device includes a heat source, an endless, flexible fixing member to fix...
US-8,086,157 Image forming apparatus including storage device storing maximum length of transferring medium
An image forming apparatus includes a latent image forming part configured to form a latent image on an image carrier; a developing part configured to form a...
US-8,086,156 Belt device and image forming apparatus
An endless belt member is suspended in a tensioned manner by a plurality of roller members including a drive roller and a drive motor drives the drive roller...
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...
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