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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...
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...
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