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US-8,066,281 Sheet tip contacting belt conveying apparatus and image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a sheet feeding device that feeds a sheet, and a conveyance belt that conveys the sheet toward a printing region while...
US-8,065,723 Network communication device
A disclosed network communication device corresponds to IP communications and is capable of performing IPsec communication. The network communication device...
US-8,065,507 Data processing device that displays a setting screen for setting operations of a connected apparatus
A data processing device is disclosed that is able to limit functions of a connected apparatus without providing additional components in the apparatus and...
US-8,065,321 Apparatus and method of searching document data
An apparatus and method of searching an electronic document are disclosed. A document that is assumed to contain a search symbol set is searched. The search...
US-8,064,807 Developer supply system and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A developer supply system includes a container, a memory, and a positioning mechanism. The container has a deformable bag formed of flexible material to...
US-8,064,804 Conductive member, process cartridge using the conductive member, and image forming device using the process...
A conductive member includes, a conductive supporting body, an electric resistance-adjusting layer formed in the conductive supporting body, and a space holding...
US-8,064,802 Driving-force transmission device and image forming apparatus
A driving-force transmitting member is formed of a material having a linear expansion coefficient larger than that of a sleeve bearing, and ...
US-8,064,801 Drive transmission device, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge using same
A drive transmission device that performs drive transmission through a plurality of systems and includes a first involute spline joint to perform drive...
US-8,064,798 Fixing device and image forming apparatus with heating member heated uniformly in circumferential direction
In a fixing device, a belt moves in a predetermined direction to heat and melt a toner image on a recording medium. A pressing rotary member is pressed against...
US-8,064,795 Electrophotographic image forming apparatus and process cartridge
An electrophotographic image forming apparatus, including a photoreceptor, a charger charging the surface of the photoreceptor, an irradiator irradiating the...
US-8,064,789 Apparatus including authentication capability
An apparatus including: a processor configured to execute system side software that provides system side services to application software; an authentication...
US-8,064,784 Image forming apparatus and output setting method of consumed status of consumable items of the image forming...
An image forming apparatus in which a first consumable item and a second consumable item are loadable to the image forming apparatus, includes a consumption...
US-8,064,782 Management device of an image forming apparatus
A management device for an image forming apparatus including a status data collection unit where multiple types of status data are received from the image...
US-8,064,690 Color profile creating apparatus and color profile creation method
Colorimetric data of a tone patch of a specific color is transmitted from a specific-color-data extracting unit to a hue characteristic calculator, to obtain a...
US-8,064,316 Optical system, optical pickup apparatus, and optical disc apparatus for extracting signal beams
An optical system for efficiently extracting plural signal beams from a bundle of rays reflected from a multilayer optical disc.
US-8,064,099 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program product
An image forming apparatus includes an attribute determining unit that determines an attribute concerning a hue of an original; a multi-page layout unit...
US-8,064,094 Method and apparatus for performing image size adjustment
A position deciding unit decides a correction target position in the image data from a position of a reference pixel in the image data based on size-adjustment...
US-8,064,078 Image forming apparatus, user restriction method and use history generation method
An image forming apparatus is provided, in which the image forming apparatus includes a user database in which user identification information for identifying...
US-8,064,075 Image processing apparatus, count management server, and count management method
An image processing apparatus for executing a process based on a count available for each group is disclosed, including: a remaining count acquisition part...
US-8,063,887 Thin multiple layer input/output device
A multilayer input/output device with a low power and a high resolution display suitable for use in paper-like computing includes a first display layer, a...
US-8,062,821 Toner, and process cartridge and image forming apparatus using the same
A toner containing a binder resin including a unit of a polyester resin I having an amino group and another unit of a polyester resin II having an anion...
US-8,060,726 SIMD microprocessor, image processing apparatus including same, and image processing method used therein
A SIMD microprocessor, which can be included in an image processing apparatus using an image processing method used therein, includes a global processor and...
US-8,060,662 Recording control apparatus, recording control method, and computer program product
A determining unit performs a position determination determining whether a nonvolatile memory is mounted in a right position or in a wrong position. When the...
US-8,059,998 Image forming device adapted to control speed difference between first rotary member and second rotary member
In an image forming device including a first rotary member arranged to drive an intermediate transfer belt, a first motor arranged to rotate the first rotary...
US-8,059,996 Developing apparatus and image forming apparatus
A developing apparatus performs image visualization processing by electrostatically adhering toner carried on a developer carrying member onto an electrostatic...
US-8,059,992 Corona charger, and process cartridge and image forming apparatus using same
A corona charger including a corona discharge electrode and a control electrode is provided. A layer including a zeolite, a conductive agent, and a binder resin...
US-8,059,991 Belt-conveyance control device, image forming apparatus, belt-conveyance control method, and computer program...
A control unit calculates a difference between a displacement of a belt detected by an encoder and a predetermined target value, calculates a pulse frequency of...
US-8,059,990 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus having an image bearing member having a substrate and a photosensitive layer having a charge generating layer and a charge transport...
US-8,059,981 Image forming apparatus and control method therefor
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, an exposure mechanism, a latent-image forming mechanism, at least one image forming mechanism including a...
US-8,059,512 Information recording medium, recording method, data structure, information recording apparatus, program, and...
A disk-shaped rewritable information recording medium having at a first recording layer and a second recording layer is disclosed. The information recording...
US-8,059,299 Apparatus and method for controlling an image-data imput/output process performed by an image forming apparatus...
A storage unit temporarily stores first image data input from an input device and second image data to be output to an output device. An image-data input/output...
US-8,059,291 System, computer program product and method for managing documents
A system, method and computer program product for managing documents. The system includes an image forming apparatus configured to display interactive menus so...
US-8,059,287 Image forming apparatus having an image forming part that can be set in a standby state in response to image...
An image forming part performs an image forming operation. A higher-order component sends an image forming request to perform the image forming operation of...
US-8,059,285 Image forming apparatus, image processing unit, image processing method, and recording medium having image...
A disclosed image forming apparatus includes an image scanning unit configured to generate image data by converting light reflected from an optically scanned...
US-8,059,149 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a light source, a pre-deflection optical system, a polygon mirror, and a scanning optical system. The pre-deflection optical...
US-8,058,862 Reference voltage generation circuit
A basic structure of a reference voltage generation circuit is formed by a buffer amplifier (21) and a resistive element (22) without using a band gap...
US-8,058,791 Electronic circuit board manufacturing apparatus and electronic circuit board
In an electron-emitting device manufacturing apparatus for forming a surface conduction electron-emitting element by a conductive thin film, a discharge head of...
US-8,058,209 Heat-sensitive recording material
To provide a heat-sensitive recording material including a substrate; a heat-sensitive color-developing layer over the substrate, the heat-sensitive...
US-8,057,001 Imaging apparatus
An imaging apparatus is provided that includes a liquid discharge head configured to discharge recording liquid as one or more recording liquid droplets; a...
US-8,056,250 Rotary disk eccentricity measurement method, rotary encoder, and rotary member control device
An eccentricity measurement method of measuring the eccentricity between a center of a connection portion of a rotary disk of a rotary encoder connected to a...
US-8,056,120 Authentication apparatus, authentication method, and computer program product
A monitoring unit monitors a client terminal used by a user, and when there is a predetermined access operation to a resource from the client terminal, acquires...
US-8,055,824 Interface unit for interfacing host unit and peripheral unit
An interface unit for interfacing a host unit and first and second peripheral units includes a connector, an identification circuit, and first and second...
US-8,055,752 Application unit monitoring and reporting system and method with usage data logged into a map structure
A system for monitoring a user's usage of a target application. Such a target application can, as examples, be a software program running on a computer or a...
US-8,055,712 System for assisting collaborative activity
A system for assisting a collaborative activity includes a plurality of work interfaces, a role management unit, a workflow management unit, a collaborative...
US-8,055,178 Cleaning device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus having a pressing member which contacts an...
A cleaning device capable of reducing the apparatus and prolonging the service life of the cleaning blade is disclosed. The cleaning device includes a cleaning...
US-8,055,174 Fixing device using induction heating and image forming apparatus using the fixing device
In a fixing device for fixing a toner image on a recording medium, a fixing roller and a heating roller support a fixing belt. A pressing roller presses against...
US-8,055,084 Image processing device, image compression method, image compression program, and recording medium
In an image processing device which compresses image data which is created by electronizing of a document, to generate compressed image data, a document type...
US-8,054,559 Zoom lens, information device, and imaging apparatus
A zoom lens includes a first lens group having a positive refracting power, a second lens group having a negative refracting power, a third lens group having a...
US-8,054,508 Image processing apparatus, method, and computer program product that generates and encodes coupled information...
An image processing apparatus includes an image acquiring unit that acquires an original image data containing first data, and a data processing unit that edits...
US-8,054,483 Image reading system, electronic paper used in the image reading system, and image reading method for handling...
An image reading system, in which an image reading method is performed, includes a document feeder, a media determination unit, a transfer controller, an image...
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