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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...
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...
Image forming apparatus including a latent image carrier and an exposing
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Laser diode and semiconductor light-emitting device producing
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...
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...
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...
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...
Methods and apparatus for efficient sheetside bitmap processing using
Methods and apparatus for using meta-data structures to represent portions of a bitmap memory when generating the sheetside image and when generating a...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
Content browsing system, content browsing method, and computer program
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Electrostatic image developing toner, toner kit and image forming
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...
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...
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,...
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,...
Image processing apparatus and method of controlling image processing
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,...
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...
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...
Trustworthy timestamps and certifiable clocks using logs linked by
A method and apparatus for creating and/or using trustworthy timestamps and certifiable clocks using logs linked by cryptographic hashes. In one embodiment, the...
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...
Method and system to erase data by overwriting after expiration or other
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
A development device includes an open-ended housing, a rotatable roller, an array of multiple primary electrodes, a voltage source, a sealing member, and a...
Developer container, developer supplying device, and image forming
An image forming apparatus for use with a toner container which dispenses toner to the image forming apparatus, depending on an angular position of a rotatable...
Image forming device
An image forming device includes an image carrier having a surface onto which an electrostatic latent image is formed, a development station including a case...
Pixel clock generator, optical scanner, and image forming apparatus
A pixel clock generator that generates a pixel clock to regulate a drive timing of a scanning light source includes a data generating circuit that generates...
Image forming apparatus
A polygon scanner including a polygon mirror, a bearing, a polygon motor, and a scanner board is mounted in an optical housing. A scanner-unit attachment...
Creating and manufacturing documents that initially exceed equipment
Techniques described herein overcome many of the issues that have previously made the printing of a single copy of a book from a digital version unattractive...
Printing system, printing method and printing program
In a printing system, a document data transmitting unit transmits document data generated by a document generating device, to a document storing device. A...
Image data obtaining system, digital compound machine and system
An image data obtaining system storing image data optically read from a digital compound machine into a database managed by a server connected to the digital...
Image processing apparatus with card reader setting table
A scanner section, a printing section, and an operation section having an input section for receiving operational information and a display section are...
Plastic optical element, optical scanning device, and image forming
apparatus using the optical scanning device
A plastic optical element for guiding a scanned light beam in a main scanning direction and a sub-scanning direction, which is prepared by a molding method...
Optical scanning device, optical scanning method, and image forming
apparatus, using the optical scanning device
An optical scanning device for guiding a light beam to a member to scan the member with the light beam, including a light source emitting the light beam; a...