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US-7,970,738 Always on and updated operation for document logs
A method and an apparatus for handling updated or new entries for a document log are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a user input...
US-7,970,636 Replacement part order processing apparatus, method for ordering replacement parts and computer-readable...
A controlling unit of a replacement part management server specifies a maintenance target equipment and acquires order conditions from a responsible personnel...
US-7,970,336 Powder housing unit and image forming apparatus with powder housing unit
A powder housing unit includes a plate-shaped agitating unit that is horizontally arranged inside of a casing to accommodate a powder, a rotating shaft that...
US-7,970,334 Image-carrier protecting agent, protecting-layer forming device, image forming method, image forming apparatus,...
A protecting layer is formed on a surface of an image carrier with a protecting agent that contains at least an organic compound having melting property of...
US-7,970,325 Transfer fixing member, transfer fixing device and image forming apparatus
A transfer fixing member containing a base, and an outermost surface layer composed of an elastic material in which a conductive material is dispersed, wherein...
US-7,970,324 Developing device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus for preventing an abnormal image due to...
A developer carrier is provided in a rotatable manner. A layer-thickness control member makes a layer thickness of a developer carried on the developer carrier...
US-7,970,323 Developing device, developer therefor, and image forming method and apparatus, and process cartridge using the...
A developing device including a developer bearing member configured to feed a developer to an image bearing member; a developer supplying member, which is...
US-7,970,312 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a main body, an openable/closable cover panel, a unitary assembly, a holder, and a fastener. The openable/closable cover...
US-7,970,311 Developing device and image forming apparatus using the same
According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a developing device including: a roller that develops an electric latent image formed on an...
US-7,970,307 Methods and apparatus for transferring a toner image via electrophotographics
A transfer apparatus capable of suitably measuring the amount of electric charges transferred from a transfer member to a transfer body and performing a...
US-7,970,297 Powder container and image forming apparatus
A powder conveying unit conveys powder input from a powder inlet of a powder containing chamber into the powder containing chamber. A powder detecting unit...
US-7,970,220 Image processing apparatus and method for performing decoding process on coded data of motion picture based on...
An image processing apparatus includes a decoding unit for performing a decoding process on coded data of a moving picture on a frame-by-frame basis, and a...
US-7,970,171 Synthetic image and video generation from ground truth data
A system and a method are disclosed for generating video. Object information is received. A path of motion of the object relative to a reference point is...
US-7,970,169 Secure stamping of multimedia document collections
Secure stamping of multimedia document collections is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises adding an image to a collection of media objects, and...
US-7,969,791 Memory configuration of a composite memory device
The present invention is related to a composite flash memory device comprises a plural sector flash memory array which is divided to plural sector that is a...
US-7,969,703 Overcurrent protection circuit and voltage regulator incorporating same
An overcurrent protection circuit includes a current limiter and a status detector, and a voltage regulator includes an output transistor. The output transistor...
US-7,969,662 Lens barrel unit and imaging apparatus
A lens barrel unit including a lens barrel which has a plurality of lens groups and is set to a photographing state by moving at least a part of the lens groups...
US-7,969,635 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus using same
The optical scanning device includes a light source emitting multiple light beams; an optical deflecting device having a reflection surface on which the light...
US-7,969,634 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a light source, a deflector, and an image-forming optical system. The deflector includes a deflecting surface for deflecting...
US-7,969,619 Information tracking method, image forming apparatus, information processing apparatus, and information...
A computer-executable information tracking method, an image forming apparatus, an information processing apparatus, and a program to adequately track the...
US-7,969,588 Image forming device and control method therefor
An image forming device includes a control unit configured to control by sorting common setting information valid among a plurality of devices and specific...
US-7,969,468 Imaging apparatus and wireless communication partner searching method
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging device for photographing a subject image to output as image data, a recording device for recording the image data as an...
US-7,969,467 Printing system, printing device, imaging device, printing method and image-transmitting method
A printing system of the present invention connects an imaging device and a printing device logically, decides an amount of data of an image suitable for...
US-7,969,460 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
Disclosed is an optical scanning device including a light source including multiple light-emitting elements, the multiple light-emitting elements being arranged...
US-7,969,230 Voltage generating circuit
A charge pump provides high boosting efficiency with low power loss even with a heavy load. Plural charge transfer switches are connected in series forming two...
US-7,968,494 Heat-sensitive recording material
A heat-sensitive recording material including: a substrate; a heat-sensitive color developing layer over the substrate, the heat-sensitive color developing...
US-7,968,362 Semiconductor light-emitting device, surface-emission laser diode, and production apparatus thereof, production...
A semiconductor light-emitting device has a semiconductor layer containing Al between a substrate and an active layer containing nitrogen, wherein Al and oxygen...
US-7,968,265 Toner, developer, toner container, process cartridge, image forming method, and image forming apparatus
A toner is provided that includes a release agent, a colorant, a binder resin including a polyester resin, and a fixing auxiliary component including an ester...
US-7,967,445 Image projecting apparatus and image projecting method
An image projecting apparatus enables the formation of a projected image faithful to original image information by reducing degradation in the projected image...
US-7,967,284 Sheet conveying device, sheet processing apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A sheet conveying device in which at least a sheet is guided and conveyed by a guiding member includes a discharging roller that conveys the sheet, a first...
US-7,966,507 Power-supply control device that controls power supply timing to circuit elements
A power-supply control device controls power-supply timings for supplying powers from an external power supply unit to a plurality of circuit elements having...
US-7,966,440 Image processing controller and image forming apparatus
An image processing controller performs transmission and processing of image data by connecting an engine and a CPU connected via a chipset. A first controller...
US-7,966,303 Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and computer-readable recording medium
A data processing apparatus includes a setting part for setting a combination including location data indicating the location of a data source located in a...
US-7,965,958 Developing device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A developing device that supplies developer to an image carrier. In a developing device having a developer carrier that is driven in rotation by drive force...
US-7,965,957 Developing device and image forming apparatus that uses this developing device
A developing device configured such that the developing device or the like can be easily inserted and removed without increasing the size of the apparatus, and...
US-7,965,954 Image forming apparatus
A control unit controls a device that executes an image forming process, compares changes of each toner adhesion amount in an image-density-detection pattern...
US-7,965,952 Remaining amount of developer detection device, development device, process unit, and image forming apparatus
A disclosed remaining amount of developer detection device includes a remaining amount of developer detection section detecting a remaining amount of developer...
US-7,965,475 Overheat protection circuit
An overheat protection circuit of a semiconductor apparatus has an output current detecting circuit for detecting an output current of a constant voltage...
US-7,965,431 Optical deflecting device
An optical deflecting device including a mirror member having a light reflective area. The optical deflecting device includes a plurality of electrodes that are...
US-7,965,428 Image forming apparatus configured to correct positional error of a written image
A color image forming device, including: an optical scanning part; an image carrier where a latent image is formed by the optical scanning part; a developing...
US-7,965,415 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
An image reading unit acquires image data by reading a document, skin is detected from the image data, and skin processing is performed according to a detection...
US-7,965,274 Display apparatus using electrophoretic element
A display apparatus is disclosed that includes two opposing substrates, an electrophoretic element arranged between the substrates; pixel electrodes that are...
US-7,964,327 Electrophotographic photoreceptor and method of preparing the photoreceptor, and image forming apparatus, image...
An electrophotographic photoreceptor, including an electroconductive substrate; and a photosensitive layer, located overlying the electroconductive substrate,...
US-7,964,260 Optical recording medium, recording and reproducing method thereof, and optical recording and reproducing apparatus
The present invention is aimed to provide a high-performance single-sided double-layer optical recording medium with reduced crosstalk between recording marks,...
US-7,963,706 Lens barrel, camera and portable information terminal apparatus
A lens barrel includes a telescopic cylinder, at least one movable lens, and a retractable lens. The telescopic cylinder includes at least one movable cylinder...
US-7,963,524 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus to form an image on a sheet of recording media includes a discharge port formed in an upper portion of a main body of the image...
US-7,963,520 Sheet loading device, sheet conveying device, and image forming apparatus
A sheet cassette loads and houses therein a plurality of sheets. A separating unit separates the sheets loaded in the sheet cassette one by one. The separating...
US-7,963,220 Stencil printing apparatus
A stencil printing apparatus in which the generation of discharge sheet peeling problems and defects such as creasing and tear of the stencil base sheet can be...
US-7,962,680 Image forming apparatus and connection notifying method
An image forming apparatus includes an operating unit, a controller, and a transmission line that connects the operating unit to the controller. The operating...
US-7,962,660 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and recording medium
An information processing apparatus is disclosed that is connected to a device and generates data processable by the device based on device information about...
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