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US-8,130,404 Image processing system and image processing apparatus
An image processing system is disclosed that is configured to input color image data, generate color image data identification information identifying the color...
US-8,130,396 Image formation management system, image formation management method, and storage medium
A disclosed image formation management system includes image forming apparatuses and a local management apparatus connected via a network to the image forming...
US-8,130,395 Network communication apparatus
A disclosed network communication apparatus for performing communication via an IP network includes: a packet generation unit generating packets for call...
US-8,130,251 Method and apparatus for forming image
An image forming apparatus includes a light source that emits a laser beam, a separating unit that separates the laser beam emitted from the light source into a...
US-8,130,250 Optical scanner and imaging apparatus using the same
An optical scanner includes a light source modulated based on image data, an optical deflection and scanning part deflecting a light beam emitted from the light...
US-8,130,192 Method for reducing image artifacts on electronic paper displays
A method and apparatus for reducing image artifacts on displays (e.g., electronic paper, etc.) are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises generating...
US-8,129,977 Reference voltage generating circuit and DC-DC converter including the same
A reference voltage generator includes a reference voltage generating circuit that outputs a second reference voltage; and a DA converter that DA-converts a...
US-8,129,970 Switching regulator with reverse current detection
A switching regulator that includes an inductor, a first step-down switch to store charge in the inductor, a second step-down switch to discharge the charge, a...
US-8,129,966 Voltage regulator circuit and control method therefor
A voltage regulator circuit and control method therefor. The circuit includes input and output terminals, an output transistor to pass a current from the input...
US-8,129,082 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, image forming method using electrophotographic photoreceptor, image forming...
A photoreceptor includes a conductive support body, an intermediate layer, and a photosensitive layer. The intermediate layer is made of gallium nitride (GaN)...
US-8,128,238 Projection optical system and image displaying apparatus
Disclosed is a projection optical system including a projection surface configured such that an image conjugate to an object is projected, plural optical...
US-8,128,198 Image forming apparatus including carriage with recording head
An image forming apparatus includes a first carriage, a second carriage, an endless belt member, and a driving source. The first carriage further includes a...
US-8,127,709 Image forming apparatus and foam application device
A disclosed image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit configured to form an image on a recording medium; and a foam application unit configured to...
US-RE43,227 Method and system of remote monitoring of image forming apparatus
A method and system for monitoring and controlling machines, such as printers, copiers, facsimile machine and other image forming machines. A server is used for...
US-8,127,340 Communication apparatus
An authentication unit performs an authentication processing to obtain a permission for a physical interface including a driver to establish a connection to a...
US-8,127,306 Integrating eventing in a web service application of a multi-functional peripheral
Techniques are provided for efficiently processing SOAP requests at a Web service application (WSA) of a multi-functional device (MFP). In one technique, a WSA...
US-8,127,279 Systems and methods for graphical indexer operation on documents with SOSI characters
Systems and methods associated with indexing of information in documents where the documents include line data with shift out/shift in ("SOSI") code point...
US-8,127,162 Apparatus, method, and computer program product for processing information which includes a power-saving mode...
A receiving unit receives data from an external network device through a network. A determining unit determines whether a data processing is needed for the data...
US-8,127,090 Information processing method, and information processing system
A user-information managing unit controls reading of information stored in a user-information DB and a rule DB and writing of information to these databases. A...
US-8,126,860 Method and apparatus for processing data
A function control unit controls a function of processing data. An output unit outputs status information indicating a status of data processing by the...
US-8,126,387 Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus
A fluctuation detecting unit detects a fluctuation of an endless belt generated when a sheet is brought into contact with a predetermined position of the...
US-8,126,375 Toner container and image forming apparatus
A toner container includes a longitudinal container body and a held portion. The longitudinal container body has a first end and a second end distal to the...
US-8,126,373 Toner supply device and image forming apparatus that prevents toner from being scattered from the device
A toner supply device includes a toner container, a transport-path forming member, an opening, a shutter member, and a first seal member. The opening is...
US-8,126,360 Temperature control unit for electrophotographic photoconductor substrate
There is provided a temperature control unit for an electrophotographic photoconductor substrate, containing a stretchable membrane member which is detachably...
US-8,126,354 Charging device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A charging device includes a charging roller and a cleaning roller configured to make contact with the charging roller. The cleaning roller is rotated following...
US-8,126,346 Apparatus and method for fixing an image
An apparatus and method for image fixing are disclosed. A fixing device includes a fixing member, a pressure member, a heater, and a pressure controller. The...
US-8,126,341 Image forming apparatus with a counting unit
An image forming apparatus includes a counting unit that, when a driving unit for rotating an image carrier is operating, adds a predetermined first count value...
US-8,126,339 Image forming apparatus, intermediate transfer belt drive control method, computer program, and recording medium
An image forming apparatus includes a primary transfer unit, a secondary transfer unit, a belt drive unit, and a swingable assembly. The primary transfer unit...
US-8,126,193 Image forming apparatus and method of image forming
An apparatus for and a method of image forming which embeds digital watermark information into an image data of a document and outputs the image data that...
US-8,125,714 Anti-reflection coating, optical member, exchange lens unit and imaging device
An anti-reflection coating comprising first to seventh layers formed on a substrate in this order, the first layer being an alumina-based layer, the seventh...
US-8,125,693 Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image forming method, image processing program, and...
Disclosed is an image processing apparatus that receives image data scanned by first and second image scanning units and performs various image processing. The...
US-8,125,683 Image preview processing apparatus, image preview processing method, and image preview computer product
An image processing apparatus includes a preview generating unit configured to generate, based on image data, a preview image that is expected to be output; an...
US-8,125,677 Methods and systems for improved printing system sheetside dispatch in a clustered printer controller
Methods, systems, and apparatus for improved dispatching of sheetsides in a high-speed (e.g., continuous form) printing environment using multiple, clustered...
US-8,125,655 Reading device, image forming apparatus, electronic paper, and computer program product
A copier includes an ADF that transports electronic paper and a paper medium to a read position. The ADF includes a medium type detector, a controller, a...
US-8,124,315 Optical recording medium
An optical recording medium contains a recording layer being composed of a phase-change recording material where at least four elements, Ga, Sb, Sn and Ge are...
US-8,124,308 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-8,124,212 Sputtering target and manufacturing method therefor, and recordable optical recording medium
To provide a sputtering target for preparing a recordable optical recording medium characterized by comprising Bi and B and a manufacturing method thereof, a...
US-8,124,211 Optical recording medium, sputtering target, and method for manufacturing the same
To provide an optical recording medium including a substrate and over the substrate at least a recording layer that can record and reproduce with laser light in...
US-8,123,339 Liquid ejection head and image forming apparatus using the same
A liquid ejection head includes a plurality of orifices, a plurality of chambers in communication with the orifices, a plurality of fluid resistance portions in...
US-8,123,338 Liquid droplet jet head, liquid droplet discharging apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A liquid droplet jet head includes a pressure liquid chamber substrate including nozzles discharging liquid droplets and pressure liquid chambers communicated...
US-8,122,379 Zooming operations and magnification for groups of images
A disclosed image display apparatus for displaying multiple images on a single screen includes a magnification unit configured to, in response to a zooming...
US-8,122,135 System, computer program product and method for managing and controlling a local network of electronic devices...
A system method and computer program product for setting up a wireless electronic device to join a wireless local area network (LAN). The method upon which the...
US-8,122,054 Confidential communications executing multifunctional product
A multifunctional product connected with a plurality of terminals over a network includes an image information obtaining device that obtains image information,...
US-8,121,958 Approach for determining alternative printing device arrangements
According to one embodiment of the invention, an approach is provided for determining alternative printing device arrangements. In general, the geographic...
US-8,121,527 Image forming apparatus having a neutralizing member of determined resistivity
An exit blade is arranged on a downstream side of a transfer nip formed between a photosensitive element and a primary transfer roller, with an intermediate...
US-8,121,525 Method and toner bottle for image forming apparatus capable of effectively supplying toner to image forming...
The toner bottle exchangeably used in an image forming apparatus. The toner bottle includes a bottle body having a substantially cylindrical shape and...
US-8,121,521 Support structure for a photoconductive drum of a production printing system
A drum support structure of a production printing system is disclosed. The drum support structure secures a photoconductive drum within a printing system during...
US-8,121,509 Image forming apparatus and method for controlling the same in a stepwise manner
A control unit controls a starting process and a stopping process of an image forming unit in a stepwise manner. Upon receiving an instruction for executing an...
US-8,121,502 Fixing unit including heating regulator to adjust a heating width of a heating member
An image forming apparatus for forming an image includes a first control table and a second control table. The first control table includes information on...
US-8,121,498 Image forming apparatus and developer supply method therefor
An image forming method and apparatus, the apparatus including a latent image carrier configured to carry a latent image thereon, a developing unit disposed...
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