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US-8,027,051 Remote monitoring system for quickly dealing with a bug
A printing apparatus remote monitoring system includes a center system that remotely monitors a plurality of printing apparatuses, and a plurality of monitoring...
US-8,027,049 Remote e-mail printing
An information providing server has information on plural printers. The information providing server provides a user of a portable terminal with the information...
US-8,026,937 Image forming method, image forming apparatus and toner image pattern
An image forming method exposes image bearing members by simultaneously reflecting light beams corresponding to different colors by different reflection...
US-8,026,896 Hand-held portable electronic apparatus
A portable electronic apparatus including a main body having a display unit on a surface and a protruding holding unit. The holding unit includes a pointing...
US-8,026,032 Carrier, supplemental developer, developer in image developer, developer feeding apparatus, image forming...
A carrier for use in an image forming apparatus in which a toner and a carrier are fed to an image developer thereof and an extra developer including the toner...
US-8,026,031 Toner, vessel with the toner, developer, image forming apparatus and process cartridge and image forming method
Toner and a developer which are excellent in cleaning property and fixing property at low temperature, and capable of forming images with high quality are...
US-8,025,415 Projection optical system and image projecting apparatus
A projection optical system including a first optical system configured to form a second image conjugate to a first image and a second optical system configured...
US-8,025,356 Image forming apparatus having liquid droplet detection unit
A liquid ejection head unit has plural liquid ejection heads and a liquid droplet detection device that detects liquid droplets ejected from the heads. The...
US-8,025,288 Conveying device and image forming apparatus
A conveying device that conveys a recording medium includes an aligning member into which the leading edge of a recording medium bumps and a control unit that...
US-D645,899 Printer
US-8,024,654 Providing device usage information through layout diagram
Layout data relating to layout of a user and a device is obtained. Log data relating to usage of the device, such as a job being performed or to be performed by...
US-8,024,550 SIMD processor with each processing element receiving buffered control signal from clocked register positioned...
Disclosed is an SIMD-type microprocessor comprising a processor element group, plural processor elements with an operation part and a register file being...
US-8,024,300 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and storage medium
In an image forming apparatus, a first document manager stores image data in an image storage device, associates the image data with a first identifier, outputs...
US-8,023,877 Image forming apparatus capable of forming glossy color image
An image forming apparatus capable of using a recording medium having a transparent portion includes an image forming unit, a fixing unit, and an applicator....
US-8,023,872 Belt device and image forming apparatus
In a belt device, a first detecting unit detects a widthwise displacement of a belt, and a correcting unit corrects displacement of the belt in the width...
US-8,023,867 Magnet roller and method for the same, magnetic particle-support member, development device, process cartridge,...
A magnet roller includes a cylindrical roller body including a side surface in which a groove is formed, a magnet body which is disposed in the groove, and a...
US-8,023,861 Fixing device and image-forming apparatus comprising the same
A fixing device and image-forming apparatus, which provide required glossiness and paper adaptability, and, in addition, feature good operability and excellent...
US-8,023,855 Development device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A development device includes a developer carrier configured to carry developer and disposed in a development case, partly exposed from an opening of the...
US-8,023,850 Image forming apparatus capable of stably applying oil for fixing
An image forming apparatus includes an oil input device and a fixing device including a fixing member, a pressing member, and an oil applier. In the oil...
US-8,023,842 Methods and apparatus for adjusting printing device power consumption based on usage data
Methods and apparatus for adjusting printing device power consumption based on previously acquired usage data. The printing device has multiple energy...
US-8,023,735 Image processing apparatus for extracting representative characteristic from image data and storing image data...
Image data is displayed on an image display unit. An information input unit specifies a characteristic extracting range corresponding to the image data. An...
US-8,023,605 Oversampling circuit and oversampling method
A multiphase delay unit causes different delay times to a reference clock to generate a multiphase clock with different phases. A multiphase sampling unit...
US-8,023,386 Optical pickup apparatus and optical disk drive apparatus
An optical pickup apparatus for reproducing information from an optical disk, includes: a semiconductor laser applying a beam to an optical disk having two...
US-8,023,166 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes, in an effective scanning area in the target surface, a mechanism that causes a scanning speed at each scanning position...
US-8,023,157 Image data correcting device for correcting image data to remove back projection without eliminating halftone image
An image data correcting device eliminates a back projection image without eliminating an image corresponding to a low-intensity halftone image. An intensity...
US-8,023,126 Image forming apparatus with a chargeable capacitor
An image forming apparatus includes a main power unit that outputs a first DC power and an auxiliary power unit that outputs a second DC power to the components...
US-8,022,998 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
Exposed images from a CCD are each captured to Surfaces A, B and C in an SDRAM in a repeated sequence from A, B to C, and the latest image among the images thus...
US-8,022,347 Optical scanning device, image forming apparatus, and optical scanning method having a plurality of light...
A surface-emitting laser array includes a plurality of surface-emitting laser devices arranged in an array. An optical system includes a plurality of optical...
US-8,021,814 Toner, and oilless fixing method and process cartridge using the toner
A toner useful for an oilless fixing method, includes a binder resin; a colorant; and 2.0 to 4.5% by weight of a wax which is soluble in n-hexane, based on a...
US-8,020,983 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus is disclosed that includes an exhaust unit that discharges air accommodated in a second liquid accommodating unit; a liquid transfer...
US-8,020,959 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and control program for controlling a carriage upon conveyance...
An image forming apparatus, an image forming method, and a control program therefor. The apparatus includes an image processing control unit to process image...
US-8,020,901 Housing, operation panel including the housing, and image forming apparatus including the operation panel
A housing including a first member, a second member, a first locking mechanism, and a second locking mechanism. The first member is configured to engage with...
US-8,020,851 Sheet supplier and image forming apparatus incorporating same with friction and electrostatic separators with...
In a sheet separator of a sheet supplier, a friction separator and an electrostatic separator separate an uppermost sheet from other sheets of a plurality of...
US-8,020,848 Paper feeder and image forming apparatus
In a paper feeder, a signal switching unit switches a paper present signal output from a paper detector to a paper absent signal indicative of absence of a...
US-D645,502 Printer
US-8,020,170 Information processing apparatus, method of operating it, and computer readable information recording medium
A display part receives an input from a user and display a message to the user, a constraint processing part processes constraints among functions of a printer...
US-8,020,159 System and apparatus for and method of downloading a program, image formation apparatus, and computer product
Programs for executing downloading of a program are stored in an area, i.e a non-rewritable boot area, of a rewritable flash EEPROM. Control programs for the...
US-8,019,268 Polarity controlling device, and cleaner and image forming apparatus using the polarity controlling device
A polarity controlling device for controlling polarity of residual material on an image bearing member, including a blade, to which a first voltage is applied...
US-8,019,267 Fixer, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A disclosed fixing device fixes resin particles onto a medium by applying a fixer including a softening agent onto the resin particles resting on the medium....
US-8,019,259 Development device, process unit, and image forming apparatus
A development device includes a developer carrier, a bearing member, a biasing member, and a guide. The developer carrier supplies a developer to an...
US-8,019,257 Developer-controlling member, manufacturing method thereof, developing machine using the developer-controlling...
A developer-controlling member includes a first plate (36) and a second plate (35) attached to the first plate (36), the first and second plates (36, 35) being...
US-8,019,254 Toner conveying device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A toner conveying device includes a toner hopper for containing unused toner, a waste-toner hopper for containing waste toner, and waste-toner conveying screws...
US-8,019,251 Angular position adjusting apparatus, angular position adjusting method, and computer-readable recording medium...
An angular position adjusting apparatus for adjusting the angular position of a control panel of an image processing apparatus is disclosed that includes a...
US-8,019,247 Fusing device and image forming apparatus which turns on an edge heater
A disclosed fusing device includes a fusing part; a pressing part rotatably pressed against the fusing part to form a fusing nip for fusing a toner image onto a...
US-8,019,239 Device and method for detecting life of organic photoreceptor and image forming apparatus
A device for determining an end of life of an organic photoreceptor includes a potential detecting unit that detects a residual potential of the organic...
US-8,018,663 Image forming lens, camera and portable information terminal
An image forming lens includes: a first optical system positioned in an object side, a second optical system positioned in an image side, and an aperture stop...
US-8,018,637 Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus
A second scanning lens has a refracting power in a sub-scanning direction, and an optical element-deforming unit that changes a position of the center of...
US-8,018,631 Original reading device and image forming apparatus
A line image sensor reads an image of a reading position on a contact glass by a plurality of lines in a main-scanning direction. A replacing unit replaces,...
US-8,018,624 Methods, systems, and media to enhance image processing in a color reprographic system
Methods, systems, and media to enhance image processing for a color reprographic system are disclosed. Embodiments of the invention may calibrate a component...
US-8,018,207 Switching regulator
A switching regulator is disclosed that uses a non-linear amplifier and is capable of PWM control operation at high frequencies with a simple circuit...
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