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US-8,011,282 Sheet processing device, image forming apparatus, and sheet processing method
A sheet processing device having punch processing device(s) for punch-processing on a conveyed sheet member and a punch-scrap storage box for storing punch...
US-8,011,281 Punching device, conveying device, finishing device, and image forming apparatus
A punching device includes a detecting unit, a punching unit, a moving unit, a storage unit, and a controlling unit. The detecting unit detects a lateral edge...
US-8,010,841 Diagnosis apparatus, diagnosis method, and storage medium
A diagnosis apparatus is disclosed that is able to promote productivity of a diagnosis of the target program which may be for an image forming apparatus such as...
US-8,010,730 Bus converter, semiconductor device, and noise reduction method of bus converter and semiconductor device
A bus converter is disclosed that converts a signal of a synchronous bus into a signal of an asynchronous bus. The bus converter includes a control signal...
US-8,010,729 Image processing controller and image processing device
A first interface receives image information and an output destination address from a first external device. A second interface transmits image information to a...
US-8,010,660 System and method for processing data from functional entities using an intermediate storage
The present invention is directed to a server system for supplying differing amounts of data into a database, wherein the system comprises the database and a...
US-8,010,034 Waste toner conveying device and image forming apparatus
A waste toner conveying device includes a first conveying path configured to convey waste toner having paper powder at a low mixed ratio, which is stored in a...
US-8,010,028 Image forming apparatus and fixing device
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device for forming a toner image on a recording medium and a fixing device for fixing the toner image...
US-8,010,027 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image transfer belt, a first pressure member, a second pressure member, and an adjustable tension member. The image...
US-8,010,026 Image forming system and method of detecting color misregistration
An image forming system, in which a method of detecting a misregistration of a color image is performed, includes multiple image carriers, an optical writing...
US-8,010,023 Developing device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A developing device for developing an electrostatic latent image on an image carrier by supplying a one-component developer to the image carrier. Good images...
US-8,010,020 Developing device and image forming apparatus equipped with the same
The developer conveyance amount on the upstream side of an agitation conveyance path in a developer conveyance direction becomes larger than the amount of...
US-8,010,019 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus that includes a plurality of image bearing members, a plurality of drive sources each including a drive gear, a plurality of driven...
US-8,010,012 Image forming apparatus including a latent image carrier and an exposing unit
A biasing unit biases an exposing unit with respect to a main unit in at least one direction in a direction approaching the main body, so that the exposing unit...
US-8,010,010 Energy storage device, image forming apparatus including energy storage device, and discharge control method
An energy storage device that includes capacitor cells of a first type having a first internal resistance and capacitor cells of a second type having a second...
US-8,010,007 Image forming apparatus including a plurality of heating units and method of controlling the same
A control unit controls supply of power to a plurality of heating units at predetermined control period T1 that is set by a first unit. A second unit sets power...
US-8,010,005 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a transfer device, a voltage applicator, a current sensor, and a discharge detector. The transfer device transfers a toner...
US-8,009,999 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
A tandem-type image forming apparatus includes a toner mark pattern forming unit configured to form a toner mark pattern; a sensor configured to detect the...
US-8,009,997 Toner replenishment determination device of an image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus, which comprises a toner density detection device for detecting the density of a toner inside a developing device, acquires the...
US-8,009,860 Image processing apparatus, method, program and recording medium for extracting embedded information
An image processing apparatus for extracting embedded information that is embedded in an image is provided. The image processing apparatus includes: an...
US-8,009,714 Laser diode and semiconductor light-emitting device producing visible-wavelength radiation
A laser diode includes a substrate having a lattice constant of GaAs or between GaAs and GaP, a first cladding layer of AlGaInP formed on the substrate, an...
US-8,009,538 Information recording method, information recording apparatus, information recording program and recording...
An information recording apparatus and method can prevent an information recording medium having a plurality of recording layers from being incompatible with a...
US-8,009,534 Method of recording data in multilayered recordable optical recording medium, recording and reproducing...
A method of recording data in a multilayered recordable optical recording medium is disclosed. When test recording is executed in a multilayered recordable...
US-8,009,342 Optical scanning device, image forming apparatus, and controlling method
An optical scanning device includes a vertical cavity surface emitting laser, a driving unit that controls modulation driving, a coupling optical system that...
US-8,009,316 Methods and apparatus for efficient sheetside bitmap processing using meta-data information
Methods and apparatus for using meta-data structures to represent portions of a bitmap memory when generating the sheetside image and when generating a...
US-8,009,312 Appropriate printer selection simulation system, ink consumption amount simulation device, and cost server
An appropriate printer selection simulation system for selecting an appropriate printer providing more expressive output with lower running cost is disclosed....
US-8,009,305 Method, program, and apparatus for detecting a copy-prohibited document and prohibiting a reproduction of the...
An image processing apparatus includes a first memory, a data detector, a second memory, a third memory, and a determiner. The first memory stores a reference...
US-8,009,228 Camera and direction indicating switch
A camera includes a direction indicating switch to specify an arbitrary indicating direction which is attached to a case member. The direction indicating switch...
US-8,009,226 Digital camera with improved portability and ease of use
A digital camera having a camera body, a shutter release button, a photographic optical system, a display cover, a lens/strobe flash cover, a nonskid grip...
US-8,009,205 Imaging device and control method of imaging device
An imaging device to which a portable storage medium is attachable, includes: a portable storage medium attachment section which attaches the portable storage...
US-8,009,179 Content browsing system, content browsing method, and computer program product
A content browsing system changes a display state of a content that includes an object or the object according to zoom operation of a user, and includes an...
US-8,008,892 Image forming apparatus, power supply device, and control method
A step-down circuit lowers a voltage outputted from a commercial power supply. A step-down-output control and charge control circuit controls a step-down...
US-8,008,889 Charging circuit for secondary battery, power supply switching method in charging circuit for secondary...
A charging circuit charges a secondary battery by using a first direct current power supply that generates and outputs a first voltage. A highest voltage among...
US-8,008,614 Device for detecting emission light of micro-object having means for suppressing reflected and scattered...
The object of the present invention is to provide a device for detecting with higher sensitivity emission light in the form of fluorescence or phosphorescence...
US-8,008,229 Thermosensitive recording material
To provide a thermosensitive recording material, which contains: a base; a thermosensitive coloring layer containing a leuco dye and a color developer; at least...
US-8,007,977 Toner and image forming method using the toner
A toner satisfying at least one of the following relationships: 10.degree. C.<(T1-T2)<60.degree. C. and 0<Q2/Q1<2/3 wherein T1 represents a glass...
US-8,007,976 Electrostatic image developing toner, toner kit and image forming apparatus
A toner is provided that comprises a colorant and a binder resin, wherein the binder resin comprises a polyester resin that is prepared by a polycondensation...
US-8,007,974 Toner, image forming apparatus using the same, image forming method using the same, and process cartridge
A toner that is excellent in low-temperature fixing property, offset resistance, storage stability, charge rising property, charge stability with time and...
US-8,007,973 Full-color toner kit, process cartridge, and image forming method
A full-color toner kit including yellow, magenta, and cyan toners each including a benzimidazolone, a naphthol, and a copper phthalocyanine colorants,...
US-8,007,972 Electrophotographic photoconductor, and image forming apparatus, process cartridge and image forming method...
An object of the present invention is to provide an image forming apparatus containing an electrophotographic photoconductor, a charging unit, an exposing unit,...
US-8,007,108 Image processing apparatus and method of controlling image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes an operation device and a color vision type detector. The operation device receives a user instruction input by a user,...
US-8,007,064 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and recording medium storing program that causes the apparatus...
An image forming apparatus includes ink cartridges, image forming units, an ink-remaining-amount manager, a maintenance determiner, an information writer, an...
US-8,006,205 Semiconductor device layout method, a computer program, and a semiconductor device manufacture method
A semiconductor device layout method is disclosed, wherein vias carrying the same signal are arranged at intervals equal to the minimum value defined by a...
US-8,006,094 Trustworthy timestamps and certifiable clocks using logs linked by cryptographic hashes
A method and apparatus for creating and/or using trustworthy timestamps and certifiable clocks using logs linked by cryptographic hashes. In one embodiment, the...
US-8,006,083 Image forming apparatus, authentication method, and recording medium
An image forming apparatus is configured to receive user authentication information and perform image formation based on an image formation request and is...
US-8,005,936 Method and system to erase data by overwriting after expiration or other condition
An approach for managing print data on printing devices includes deleting print data that has been stored on a printing device for at least a specified time....
US-8,005,831 System and methods for creation and use of a mixed media environment with geographic location information
A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system and associated techniques are disclosed. The MMR system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes...
US-8,005,808 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
In an information processing apparatus connectable to a terminal through a network, a terminal type of the terminal is specified based on a first request...
US-8,005,725 Order supporting system, order supporting method, and recording medium
An order supporting system includes a machine monitoring apparatus including an obtaining part for repetitively obtaining status data of plural supplies of...
US-8,005,412 Transfer device and image forming apparatus
A neutralizing mechanism is provided on at least one conveying path proximal member installed on a conveying path of a sheet material in a vicinity of a...
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