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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...
US-8,054,327 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus using the same
An optical deflector of the present invention includes a movable mirror and torsion bars supporting the mirror and formed integrally with the mirror. The mirror...
US-8,054,052 Constant voltage circuit
A constant voltage circuit converts a voltage input to an input terminal and outputs a predetermined constant voltage from an output terminal. The constant...
US-8,053,154 Toner and image forming method
A toner for electrostatic charge development is provided where the toner comprises a colorant and a resin and contains an organic boron compound represented by...
US-8,052,276 Image forming apparatus and belt conveying device
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming member and a belt conveying device. The image forming member is configured to form an image on a sheet. The...
US-8,052,274 Ink-jet recording apparatus, ink-jet copier and recording medium
A containing member contains a recording medium which has a base member and granular material coated on both sides of the base member, and roughness of the...
US-8,052,262 Liquid container and image forming apparatus employing the liquid container
A liquid container is detachably mountable in an image forming apparatus having a liquid introducing member. The liquid container includes a storage unit, a...
US-8,052,249 Liquid discharge head, liquid supply cartridge, and liquid jet apparatus having electrostatic actuator formed...
An approach applying a semiconductor manufacturing process in the manufacturing of an electrostatic actuator, such as for a droplet discharging head, liquid...
US-8,052,248 Liquid ejection head and image forming apparatus
Disclosed is a liquid ejection head that includes a flow path member having provided therein plural liquid chambers respectively in communication with plural...
US-8,052,247 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of heads each of which discharges liquid droplets, a base member to hold the heads arranged thereon, and a...
US-8,052,144 Method, apparatus, and system for forming image
An image forming apparatus connectable to a first feed tray and a second feed tray includes an image forming unit, a feed path, and a detecting unit provided on...
US-8,052,141 Recording-medium storage device and image forming apparatus
A first engaging member makes a first engagement with a first locking member to lock an edge guiding unit. A second engaging member makes a second engagement...
US-8,051,137 Multifunctional input/output device
A disclosed multifunctional input/output device has an e-mail client function for sending/receiving e-mails to/from a mail server. The multifunctional...
US-8,050,953 Use of a database in a network-based project schedule management system
A system is used for the creation, maintenance, and management of an overall project schedule, of individual project member schedules, and of project task...
US-8,050,607 Image forming apparatus, fixing unit, and image forming method with a cleaning mechanism that contacts a...
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism for forming an image on a recording medium with a developer according to image data and a fixing...
US-8,050,597 Toner container having a gear portion and image forming apparatus
A toner container includes a container body that contains toner therein, and a cap portion that is held by a toner-container holding unit and includes a toner...
US-8,050,593 Image forming apparatus including a mechanism for reliably mounting a process unit
An image forming apparatus capable of reliably positioning a process unit in a main image forming apparatus body, without impairing ease of mounting/dismounting...
US-8,050,583 Fixing device having heaters controlled based on temperatures detected by first and second temperature detectors
A fixing device, an image forming apparatus using the fixing device, and a temperature control method therefor. The fixing device includes a fixing roller, a...
US-8,050,580 Continuous-sheet printing tandem electrophotography system and method of printing a continuous sheet
A continuous-sheet printing tandem electrophotography system for printing a continuous sheet includes first and second electrophotography units. A first size of...
US-8,049,923 Method and apparatus for image processing capable of efficiently interfacing with different digital signal...
An image processing apparatus includes a signal input mechanism, a signal output mechanism and a control device. The control device controls a writing of data...
US-8,049,907 Data processing apparatus, data processing system, method for controlling data processing apparatus, method for...
A data processing apparatus is monitoring the first port of itself and the second port of itself. If the data processing apparatus receives data via the second...
US-8,049,906 Print control unit, a control method thereof, a print control program, and a recording medium for converting...
A print control unit, a control method of the print control unit, a print control program, and a computer readable recording medium are disclosed, The print...
US-8,049,771 Multi-beam image forming apparatus
A multi-beam image forming apparatus includes a beam generating unit 101, an optical scanner 102, an image processing unit 103 for dividing image data into...
US-8,049,211 Laminate structure and its manufacturing method, including wettability variable layer of material of variable...
A disclosed laminate structure is capable of having its surface free energy changed with a small amount of UV irradiation. The invention also discloses a method...
US-8,049,138 Method and apparatus for processing three-dimensional structure, method for producing three-dimensional shape...
An apparatus for processing a three-dimensional structure having a fine three-dimensional shape and a smooth surface is disclosed in which the three-dimensional...
US-8,047,940 Heat-resistant resin belt, manufacturing method thereof and image forming apparatus
A heat-resistant endless resin belt including a heat-resistant resin sheet, which can be employed in a thermal fixing apparatus, wherein the sheet includes two...
US-8,047,637 Piezoelectric actuator and manufacturing method thereof, liquid ejecting head, and image forming apparatus
A piezoelectric actuator is disclosed. The piezoelectric actuator includes a base member and three or more piezoelectric element members in which plural...
US-8,047,630 Liquid drop ejecting head and image forming apparatus, liquid drop ejecting apparatus, recording method
The same water-repellent process is provided on a nozzle forming part and the outer circumferential part of a nozzle formation member. A first water-repellent...
US-8,047,437 Card access apparatus and electronic apparatus implementing the same
A card access apparatus is provided that is adapted to be connected to plural types of cards, the apparatus including plural connection points adapted for the...
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