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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...
US-7,962,658 Image output apparatus using close range radio contact wherein radio contact element is attached to document on...
An image output apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives first information from a first radio contact element that performs a close-range radio...
US-7,962,086 Cleaning device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device includes a blade member, a holder, a vibration detection device, a heating device, and a control device. The blade member comes into contact...
US-7,962,082 Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method having an expanding/contracting contacting member
When an infra-red heater is to be taken out from a fixing device for maintenance of the infra-red heater, screw-fastening is first released and one holder is...
US-7,962,079 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A disclosed fixing device includes a fixing member configured to heat and melt a toner image to fix it onto a recording medium; a pressure member abutting the...
US-7,962,078 Image forming apparatus capable of stably conveying recording medium
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism, a toner image carrier, a transfer unit, an application member, a pivot around which the transfer...
US-7,962,071 Developing device and image forming apparatus using same
A developing device which can stably supply a developer to a latent image carrier by preventing the scattered developer from being discharged and thereby...
US-7,962,069 Toner container, image forming apparatus, method of recycling toner container
An insertion passage 104Y for inserting a suction nozzle 73Y fixed to an image forming apparatus is provided on a holder 102Y, and a connecting passage 114Y...
US-7,962,058 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....
US-7,962,056 Method and apparatus for speed change detection based on a latent image pattern
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...
US-7,962,055 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...
US-7,962,054 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...
US-7,961,761 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...
US-7,961,471 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...
US-7,961,410 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...
US-7,961,392 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...
US-7,961,365 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...
US-7,961,228 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...
US-7,961,218 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...
US-7,961,211 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...
US-7,961,208 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and image forming program product
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...
US-7,960,084 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...
US-7,960,083 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...
US-7,960,081 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...
US-7,960,070 Electrocatalyst for ethanol oxidation and direct ethanol fuel cell using the same
An electrocatalyst for ethanol oxidization includes an elemental mixture containing platinum and ruthenium and at least one element, wherein the foregoing at...
US-7,959,300 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...
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