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US-8,041,889 Information processor and image generator for stopping rotation of a magnetic disk in response to an abnormal state
An information processor includes a rotating magnetic disk that stores therein data, an accessing unit that accesses the magnetic disk, a detecting unit that...
US-8,041,688 Data search device, data search method, and recording medium
A data search device to extract relevant data matching a specified requirement from multiple pieces of data to be searched stored in a database. The data search...
US-8,041,282 Powder container, cleaning device, and image forming apparatus
A powder container includes a first container to contain powder falling from an opening located in an upper portion of the powder container, a second container...
US-8,041,281 Cleaning device, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A cleaning device removes residual toner particles from a cleaning target, such as a photoconductor, which has a moving surface. The cleaning device includes a...
US-8,041,280 Lubricant applying device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A lubricant applying unit has a residual-toner collection rate X of 50% when the lubricant applying unit has not been used. The collection rate X is obtained by...
US-8,041,277 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a guide member configured to guide a sheet to a nip section between a heating roller and a pressing roller disposed close to...
US-8,041,276 Image forming apparatus having toner with specific adherence properties
An image forming apparatus includes a first image bearer that bears a latent image to be developed as a toner image, and a second image bearer that includes an...
US-8,041,270 Image developer using one-component developer
An image developer using a one-component developer, Including a developing roller visualizing an electrostatic latent image formed on an image bearer with a...
US-8,041,269 Development apparatus having two developer bearers and two development chambers
A development apparatus includes a first developer chamber configured to store and supply the developer, a first developer bearer configured to convey the...
US-8,041,268 Developing device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A developing device comprises a latent image carrier that carries a latent image, a toner carrier opposing the latent image carrier while carrying toner to...
US-8,041,267 Developing device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A developing device includes a toner carrying member and an electric-field forming unit. The electric-field forming unit forms electric fields having different...
US-8,041,259 Conductive member, process cartridge including same, and image forming apparatus including the process cartridge
A conductive member includes a conductive supporting member provided facing an image bearing member and including a continuous or discontinuous fixing groove...
US-8,041,247 Image forming apparatus, control method of the same, recording medium for the same, and image forming system
A disclosed image forming apparatus includes an image forming paper accommodating unit accommodating papers on which an image is formed, a specific paper...
US-8,041,243 Image forming apparatus and image forming method capable of effectively transferring toner images
A first degradation degree detector detects a first degradation degree of one of a plurality of image forming devices for forming toner images, respectively,...
US-8,041,241 Image forming apparatus and image forming method which controls the exposing of an image carrier to change the...
In a disclosed image forming apparatus, a developing bias applied to a developer carrier or exposure energy with which an image carrier is exposed is adjusted...
US-8,041,238 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program product
A patch-pattern forming unit causes an image forming unit to form a patch pattern including a plurality of patches on a conveying member. A detecting unit...
US-8,041,113 Image processing device, image processing method, and computer program product
A first area extracting unit extracts a first document area from document image data by dividing the document image data in units of a document area. A language...
US-8,041,109 Color processor and computer program product
The present invention provides a Creating unit that creates a color conversion table to be used to convert a CIE color to a device color, a Converting unit that...
US-8,040,817 Wireless communication device, wireless communication method, and computer program product
A wireless communication device performs a wireless communication with a communication target device via an intermediate device. A route-information obtaining...
US-8,040,650 Excess-current protection circuit and power supply
An excess-current protection circuit includes an outer input terminal, an outer output terminal, a driver transistor connected between the input terminal and...
US-8,040,579 Image processing apparatus, computer program product, and preview image displaying method
An image processing apparatus includes a preview creating unit, an image storing unit, a display unit, and a system control unit. The preview creating unit...
US-8,040,567 Image processing method, program, recording medium, image processing device, and image forming apparatus
An image processing method configured to produce image data output from an image forming apparatus configured to form an image by using a recording head...
US-8,040,565 Image processing device, image forming apparatus including same, image processing method, and image processing...
An image processing device including an image signal reception unit configured to receive an image signal of an image to be processed; a density reduction area...
US-8,040,562 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable encoding medium encoded with a...
An image processing apparatus, including a color conversion part configured to conduct a color conversion of image data. The color conversion part extends an...
US-8,040,557 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus includes a setting unit, a converting unit, and a transmitting unit. The setting unit sets a save-mode for image data to be output...
US-8,040,549 Image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus, includes an image reading part configured to read an image of a document; and an image storage part configured to store image...
US-8,040,386 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program, and recording medium
An image processing apparatus capable of automatically adjusting the enlargement ratio and the position of images and to display the noticed areas of all...
US-8,040,378 Image forming apparatus for specifying a color material and method thereof
A color material specifying unit of a digital camera generates color material specification data that specifies a color material to be used when forming an...
US-8,039,405 Conductive oxide-deposited substrate and method for producing the same, and MIS laminated structure and method...
A method for producing a conductive oxide-deposited substrate including depositing a conductive oxide thin film over a substrate, subjecting the conductive...
US-8,039,189 Electrophotographic developer and carrier therefor, core material particle for carrier for electrophotographic...
The present invention can provide small-diameter core material particles for electro photographic carrier, the particles that can prevent occurrences of carrier...
US-8,039,185 Toner for developing a latent electrostatic image, method for producing the same, image-forming apparatus and...
To provide a toner for developing a latent electrostatic image comprising at least a colorant, a wax, and a binder resin, wherein Iwax (s) is a value measured...
US-8,038,819 Heat-resistant resin endless belt producing method
A method for producing a heat-resistant resin endless belt includes preparing a heat-resistant resin sheet including a first surface and a second surface...
US-8,038,590 Conductive member, process cartridge having the same, and image forming apparatus having the process cartridge
A conductive member (10) includes a conductive supporting body (1), an electric resistance adjusting layer (2), which is formed onto the conductive supporting...
US-8,038,271 Image forming apparatus including recording head
An image forming apparatus includes a carriage configured to movably scan, and including a recording head configured to discharge ink droplets and a sub tank...
US-8,038,143 Sheet delivery device and image forming device
A sheet delivery device is disclosed that includes an openable and closable manual paper feeder, an openable and closable paper catch tray, a first open/close...
US-8,038,140 Document feeding device, image forming apparatus including same, and control method for the document feeding device
A document feeding device includes a carrying unit capable of carrying documents, a drawing device drawing and supplying the documents, a drawing device drive...
US-8,037,521 Information processing apparatus allowing multiple logins
An information processing apparatus accepts operating instruction only from a user who has logged into the information processing apparatus, and is assigned...
US-8,037,310 Document authentication combining digital signature verification and visual comparison
A document authentication system and method combine digital and non-electronic (or visual) authentication methodologies in an integrated, unified manner. As...
US-8,037,107 Document transfer assisting system, monitor apparatus, document transfer assisting apparatus, method and...
A user inputs a document to be registered in a document management server to a document transfer assisting apparatus. The document transfer assisting apparatus...
US-8,036,589 Image forming apparatus including a stopping unit and method of forming image
In an image forming apparatus, a recording medium is temporarily stopped at an upstream of a fixing unit when the recording medium needs to be stopped for a...
US-8,036,585 Lubricant supplying unit, process unit incorporating same, image forming apparatus incorporating same, and...
A lubricant supplying unit, which can be incorporated in a process unit for use in an image forming apparatus, includes a rotary lubricant supplying member to...
US-8,036,582 Belt driving device and image forming apparatus
In an image forming apparatus, during a rotation of an intermediate transfer belt performed after a contact-state-changing rotation in which the number of...
US-8,036,576 Developing device including a stirring mechanism for a two-component developer and image forming apparatus...
A developing device including a developing unit configured to develop an electrostatic latent image formed on a latent image bearing member with a developer...
US-8,036,575 Development device, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge having compact structure for discharging...
In a development device for containing a developer and developing an electrostatic latent image formed on an image carrier, a supplier supplies fresh developer...
US-8,036,573 Process cartridge and image forming apparatus including a toner charge control device with an endless belt
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrying member, an image writing unit, a development unit, a transfer device, a charging device, and a toner...
US-8,036,564 Image forming apparatus including cooling device
An image forming apparatus comprising a main body, a cooling device, and a coupling assembly. The cooling device cools a cooling target such as a heat...
US-8,036,550 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image bearing members, a developing unit, an intermediate transfer belt, a secondary transfer body, and a...
US-8,036,475 Compression for segmented images and other types of sideband information
A method and apparatus for processing JPM files having layout objects and sideband information is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a...
US-8,036,433 Grid-based data input and authentication
A system and method for authenticating user-input signatures or other data. A user draws a pattern on an input pad, using for example a pen, stylus, or finger....
US-8,036,089 Optical pick-up, method of generating aberration for compensation and optical information processing apparatus...
An optical pick-up to perform recording or reproducing for an optical recording medium is disclosed, which includes a light source configured to emit a light...
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