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Image forming apparatus for determining a sheet size, an image forming
method for determining a sheet size and...
A sheet-size decision table indicative of a correspondence of a plurality of sheet sizes and an image size printable on each sheet size is prepared in advance....
Method and apparatus for speed change detection based on a latent image
A speed change detection apparatus includes an image carrier for carrying a latent image, and a latent image pattern forming device for forming a latent pattern...
Image forming apparatus
According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a photoreceptor, a charging unit, an exposure unit, a developing unit, a transfer unit, a...
Image forming apparatus having a function of predicting device
deterioration based on a plurality of types of...
An image forming apparatus is provided. The image forming apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires a plurality of types of operation control...
Network synchronization system and information processing device
In a network synchronization system including plural information processing devices, a first information processing device includes a synchronization-use common...
Image processing apparatus with heat dissipating structure
An information processing apparatus having improved cooling efficiency is disclosed. The information processing apparatus includes a first chassis and a second...
Lens barrel and camera
A collapsible lens barrel having a low-profile size and a camera applied with the collapsible lens barrel. The lens barrel includes a first retractable...
Polarization beam splitter and polarization conversion element
A disclosed polarization beam splitter is effective when light to undergo polarization-splitting has an incidence angle that falls in a range of 54 degrees...
Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus
An image reading apparatus includes: a light source which irradiates illumination light to a document; an imaging element which images reflected light of the...
Imaging apparatus and method for controlling exposure by determining
backlight situations and detecting a face
An imaging apparatus having an automatic exposure function includes: an imaging section which images a photographic subject, and which obtains image data...
Image input apparatus, program executed by computer, and method for
preparing document with image
A digital camera inputs an image capture guide list including at least one of image titles as targets to be recorded, and displays the image title(s) included...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a light source; a light source driving unit configured to modulate/drive the light source; a pulse width information holding...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and image forming program
An image is formed by dividing rasterized original image data into regions in accordance with N recording heads, and scanning a recording body by simultaneously...
Method of preparing information recording medium
An information recording medium includes a transparent recording member and a substantially non-transparent member. The transparent recording member has at...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and process cartridge
An image forming apparatus including a charging unit, an exposing unit, a developing unit, a transferring unit, and a fixing unit. A toner containing a colorant...
Electrophotographic photoreceptor having N-alkoxymethylated nylon
intermediate layer, and image forming...
An electrophotographic photoreceptor, including an electroconductive substrate; an intermediate layer, located overlying the electroconductive substrate; and a...
Electrocatalyst for ethanol oxidation and direct ethanol fuel cell using
An electrocatalyst for ethanol oxidization includes an elemental mixture containing platinum and ruthenium and at least one element, wherein the foregoing at...
Projected image display unit
A projection image display device including a display plane for displaying an image, a projection mechanism projecting an image on the display plane, and an...
Image forming apparatus and recording medium conveying device included in
the image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus conveying a recording medium through a sheet conveying path may include a recording medium conveying device, and includes an edge...
Conveying device and image forming apparatus
A conveying device includes a guiding member that has a contact portion that comes into contact with an inner peripheral surface of a conveying belt in which a...
Method and system for remote diagnostic, control and information
collection based on various communication...
A method, system, and program product for communicating with machines and end users connected to a network. Information sent to or from the machines is...
Method of controlling user information and information processing
A method of controlling user information for an information processing apparatus includes the steps of a process of an application program requesting user...
Information processing apparatus, information recording system,
information recording method, and...
An information processing apparatus is disclosed that that acquires image/audio information in response to an operations command and generates predetermined...
Image forming apparatus capable of effectively developing images
An image forming apparatus, a process cartridge, and a developing unit includes a developer carrying member to carry developer, first and second rotary members...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and supporting mechanism
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of process units, a plurality of latent image carriers, an optical writing unit, an upper cover, and a pitch...
Heater, fixing unit and image forming apparatus
A heater is operable with a main power supply unit and a chargeable auxiliary power supplying unit. The heater includes a heater part having one or a plurality...
Enhancement of compressed images
A method and apparatus for enhancing compressed images is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises characterizing quantization noise in reconstructed...
Surface-emission laser diode, surface-emission laser diode array, optical
scanning apparatus and image forming...
A surface-emission laser diode of a vertical-cavity surface-emission laser structure includes a substrate and a mesa structure formed on the substrate, the mesa...
Original-document illumination apparatus, image reading apparatus,
color-original-document reading apparatus...
An original-document illumination apparatus includes an illuminated face on which an original-document is placed. The original-document illumination apparatus...
Image transmitting apparatus, including a reading condition determining
An image transmitting apparatus receives a first reading condition relating to an image from an external apparatus via a network. The image transmitting...
Scan solution system
A document data producing part produces document data in which first meta data is embedded based on a document template and a data source; a printing part...
Image handling apparatus, image processing system, image process
controlling method, and image process...
An image handling apparatus is disclosed, including an operation panel, hardware resources, a transferring part, and an image generation controlling part. The...
Method and apparatus for managing printing devices
A process of managing printing devices at distributed sites, carried out by a contractor for a client. A database portal is provided which is continuously...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
In an optical scanning device employing a multi-beam scanning method, a surface emitting laser light source includes laser emission sources; a ...
Multiple-beam scanning device and image forming apparatus having the
multiple-beam scanning device
A multi-beam scanning device includes a light source part having a plurality of light emitting sources which light emitting sources are monolithically arranged...
A semiconductor apparatus includes a constant voltage circuit that converts an input voltage and outputs a prescribed constant voltage. The constant voltage...
Reference voltage generating circuit
A reference voltage generating circuit includes a resistance dividing circuit formed with resistors connected in series. This circuit includes: a first power...
Optical scanning device and optical scanning method having a light
deflector, separation optical system and...
An optical scanning device includes a light source, a light deflector for deflecting and scanning a light beam from the light source, a scanning imaging optical...
Electrophotographic photoconductor and method for producing the same,
image forming apparatus, and process...
There is provided an electrophotographic photoconductor containing a conductive substrate, and a photosensitive layer, disposed thereon, containing a charge...
Feeding device and image forming apparatus
A sheet discharge roller has a contact portion in contact with a feed roller and a noncontact portion not in contact with the feed roller. The sheet discharge...
Sheet processing device, image forming apparatus, and image forming system
A shifting unit shifts a plurality of sheets discharged on a tray to a different position in a sheet width direction that is perpendicular to a sheet...
Side position stapler for post-processing device
A sheet post-processing device receives a sheet from an image forming apparatus conveys a plurality of the sheets to a staple tray to form a sheet pile, and...
Openable sheet processing device
A sheet processing device includes a sheet aligning unit that aligns a sheet recording medium. The sheet aligning unit is configured to be pulled out from a...
Television-based visualization and navigation interface
Techniques for retrieving and displaying multimedia information are provided. A television (TV) interface is provided that displays multimedia information that...
Workflow management method and workflow management apparatus
A disclosed workflow management method includes a workflow starting step of determining a workflow based on one or more tags attached to a workflow document,...
Lubricant applicator and image forming apparatus including same
A lubricant applicator includes a solid mold lubricant, a lubricant application roller, and a flicker member. The lubricant application roller scrapes and...
Image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and lubricant applicator
An image forming apparatus includes a photoconductor and a lubricant applicator. The photoconductor carries a toner image formed by developing an electrostatic...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
The fixing device includes a fixing unit, a pressure unit that comes into pressure-contact with the fixing unit to form a nip, and control guides. The fixing...
Endless belt member, transfer unit incorporating same, and image forming
apparatus incorporating same
A multi-layer endless belt member, which can be incorporated in a transfer unit for use in an image forming apparatus, includes a base layer and a surface layer...
Developing device for developing latent images to toner images
A developing device including a development part for developing latent images to toner images. The developing device also includes an agitation part that...