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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...
US-8,005,409 Development device
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...
US-8,005,406 Developer container, developer supplying device, and image forming apparatus
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...
US-8,005,377 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...
US-8,005,321 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...
US-8,004,735 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...
US-8,004,713 Creating and manufacturing documents that initially exceed equipment finishing capacity
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...
US-8,004,710 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...
US-8,004,703 Image data obtaining system, digital compound machine and system management server
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...
US-8,004,699 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...
US-8,004,554 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...
US-8,004,553 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...
US-8,004,546 Deviation amount detecting device, deviation amount detecting method, and computer-readable recording medium
A deviation amount detecting device for use in an electrophotographic color image forming device is configured to detect whether a deviation for each of toner...
US-8,004,323 PLL control circuit
A PLL control circuit, which outputs a PLL clock in response to a reference clock, is provided with a frequency adjustment circuit which performs frequency...
US-8,004,263 Switching regulator
In a switching regulator, when a control switching signal received from outside is indicating PWM control, a second reference voltage generating circuit...
US-8,004,254 Power supply circuit
A power supply circuit includes a first voltage regulator, a second voltage regulator, and a voltage comparator. The first voltage regulator is connected to a...
US-8,003,568 Thermosensitive recording material
Provided is a thermosensitive recording material that comprises a support, a thermosensitive coloring layer on the support, and a protective layer on the...
US-8,003,533 Method for forming a laminated structure having a wettability-variable layer
A disclosed laminated structure includes a wettability-variable layer containing a wettability-variable material whose surface energy changes when energy is...
US-8,003,476 Semiconductor device having a plurality of kinds of wells and manufacturing method thereof
A semiconductor device has a configuration in which more than three kinds of wells are formed with small level differences. One kind of well from among the more...
US-8,003,160 Wiring substrate
A substrate is provided on which wires can be formed satisfactorily using a dispersion liquid of metal microparticles without causing disconnection or short...
US-8,002,377 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a print head, an endless belt, a pressure roller, and a controller. The print head is configured to eject droplets of ink...
US-8,002,274 Sheet stacking device, drive control method, and computer program product
A sheet stacking unit that stacks sheets thereon is movable up and down. A lifting unit moves the sheet stacking unit up and down. A driving unit drives the...
US-8,002,261 Feeding method, feeding device, and image forming system
A starting unit starts, in parallel with a blowing operation for a first tray, a blowing operation for a second tray that is to perform a feeding operation...
US-8,002,008 Conveyance system having identification attaching unit
A conveyance system includes a conveying unit, an alignment unit, and an attaching unit. The conveying unit conveys objects, packaged by one or more package...
US-8,001,593 Authentication method and unit, and electronic apparatus having authentication unit
A user authentication method for an electronic apparatus makes a user authentication based on received first user identification information and registered user...
US-8,001,506 SIMD image forming apparatus for minimizing wiring distance between registers and processing devices
A disclosed image processing apparatus includes a SIMD microprocessor in which multiple processor elements are arranged in one dimension, each of the processor...
US-8,001,466 Document processing apparatus and method
A document processing apparatus includes a layout analysis unit which extracts document elements by analyzing data of a document, determines relationship...
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