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A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system and associated techniques are disclosed. The MMR system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes...
Waste-toner housing device, and image forming apparatus
A waste-toner housing device that is detachably attached to an image forming apparatus for housing waste toner includes a waste-toner container and a first...
Intermediate transfer device and image forming apparatus using same
An intermediate transfer device includes a secondary intermediate transfer member configured to transfer a toner image from an image bearing member via a primary...
Magnetic field generating member and manufacturing method thereof,
magnetic particle support body, image...
A magnetic field generating member with high stiffness and small size, an image development device, a process cartridge and an image forming apparatus including...
Image forming apparatus having a sensor blocking device
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit configured to form a toner image on an image bearing member, an endless belt configured to transfer and...
Image forming apparatus with cartridge loading device
An image forming apparatus that includes at least one process cartridge having a photosensitive element, a development unit, a toner storage unit, a driven shaft...
Toner container including a toner draining unit and a shutter, and
corresponding image forming apparatus
A toner container includes a vessel for storing toner, a toner draining unit having a toner draining passage, and a shutter in the toner draining passage. The...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus forms high precision full color image by correcting the adhesion quantity of an image visualizing agent and a position shift of a...
Image processing apparatus and image processing control method
An image processing apparatus capable of regulating memory increase to realize cost reduction while securing the degree of freedom in programming by means of a...
Phase-change optical information recording medium and method for recording
and recording apparatus using the same
Provided by the present invention is a method for recording on a phase-change optical information recording medium including irradiating "m" number of heating...
Lens barrel, lens driving apparatus, camera, and mobile information
A lens barrel includes a plurality of lens groups each having at least one lens; a plurality of lens retaining frames which retain a corresponding one of the...
Optical scanning device, optical scanning method, program, recording
medium, and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device is configured to identify a light-emitting unit at the start of writing on the basis of a sub-scanning resist displacement and selects...
Image reading device and computer program product
A reading unit reads image data from an image. An information processing terminal is connected to the reading unit. The information processing terminal includes...
Image processor, digital camera, and method for processing image data
An image processor including an object extracting device extracting an object region from original image data; an object separating device separating the object...
Imaging device and method which performs face recognition during a timer
An apparatus and method for capturing images using a delay timer and face detection. After a command is given to begin a photographing process, a face detector...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus is provided with a light scanning device that directs laser beams emitted from a plurality of laser light sources on to a plurality of...
Oscillator for controlling voltage
The present invention relates to a resonance type voltage control oscillator. The voltage control oscillator includes an inductor unit including two inductances...
Semiconductor integrated circuit
In a semiconductor integrated circuit, a switching circuit controls the capacity of a capacitor unit based on a control signal from a control circuit and...
Step-up DC-DC converter
A step-up DC-DC converter is disclosed that is capable of high efficiency power conversion under both a heavy load condition and a light load condition. The...
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate and a metal-oxide semiconductor transistor. A first dielectric layer of the metal oxide semiconductor...
Image bearing member, image forming method, and image forming apparatus
An image bearing member including a substrate, a photosensitive layer, provided overlying the substrate and a cross linking charge transport layer provided...
Ink jet head manufacturing device, ink jet head manufacturing method, and
ink jet device
In an ink jet head manufacturing device, first and second diodes are arranged on a path extending from a gate of a control unit to an individual electrode of an...
Image forming apparatus, landing position shift correction method, and
landing position shift correction sheet...
A disclosed image forming apparatus includes a recording head configured to jet liquid droplets; a pattern forming unit configured to form, on a water-repellent...
Communication control device, communication control method, and
communication control system
A receiving unit receives user-specific identification data from a display processing device connected via a network. A transmitting unit transmits operation...
Image forming apparatus and power control method
A fixing unit fixes a toner image transferred onto a recording medium to the recording medium by heating and pressurizing the toner image. An auxiliary power...
Network interface for decreasing power consumption
A network interface is provided, in which it has an active mode and at least one of a disconnect mode and a suspend mode, and performs a predetermined process...
Information processing apparatus, process control method, and process
control program product
A disclosed information processing apparatus includes an information processing unit configured to operate as a daemon process; an information displaying unit...
Transfer-fixing device, image forming apparatus including the
transfer-fixing device, and transfer-fixing method
A transfer-fixing device transfers and fixes a toner image onto a transfer-fixing surface of a recording medium, and includes a transfer-fixing member, a...
Developing device, a process cartridge and an image forming apparatus
including a toner carrier and a voltage...
A developing device for a toner powder cloud development system, which can achieve high image quality and can be made compact. The developing device has a...
Image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and development device
An image forming apparatus includes a development device for supplying a developer containing toner and carrier to an electrostatic latent image carrying member...
Image forming apparatus with glossy image printing mode
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming part, a fixer including a heating member and a pressure member, a reverse transport part to forward a...
Orderly structured document code transferring method using character and
non-character mask blocks
A method of transferring a code of a structured document including background and at least one set of foreground and mask, to an image reproducing unit which...
Features for retrieval and similarity matching of documents from the JPEG
A method and apparatus for image processing is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises accessing header data from a multi-resolution codestream of...
Image processing apparatus and method of image processing capable of
A method of labeling of image data includes reading the image data sequentially with units of two successive pixels and providing one label to a target unit of...
Projection optical system and image display apparatus
A disclosed projection optical system for projecting and forming an enlarged image of an image displayed in a planar manner as an object includes: a lens system...
A reader apparatus is provided that includes a reading part configured to read the image of an original material; a coding part configured to code the data of...
Apparatus and method for adjusting density in image forming
In order to adjust density of a colorant of an image forming apparatus, a plurality of adjustment condition data sets is provided. An image forming engine of the...
A sample analyzing apparatus includes: an irradiation system which irradiates a charged particle onto a sample having a concave portion partially on a surface...
Techniques for displaying information for collection hierarchies
Techniques for displaying information related to collection hierarchies. In one embodiment, an integrated direct-manipulation image-based interface is provided...
Method and device for controlling motor, and image forming apparatus
A control unit controls a drive signal for determining a voltage to be supplied to the motor. A drive unit drives the motor by applying a current corresponding...
Laser processing apparatus using distinct horizontal and vertical data
A laser processing apparatus includes a laser source (11), a spatial phase modulator (13) configured to modulate a phase of a laser beam emitted from the laser...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including an image reading section; a sheet feeding section; an image forming section configured to form an image on the sheet of the...
Sheet laminator, image forming apparatus, and sheet laminating method
A sheet laminator includes a bonding unit and a restricting unit. The bonding unit bonds a first sheet to a second sheet that includes an adhesive layer. The...
Broadcast receiving system responsive to ambient conditions
A broadcast receiving system incorporating an echo canceling means automatically initiates recording of the broadcast and also controls the sound volume by...
Transfer-fixing device, image forming apparatus, and transfer-fixing
The transfer-fixing device includes an image carrier, a pressing member, a heater, and an electrical field generator. The image carrier carries a toner image....
Developer carrier, development device, process cartridge, and image
A developer carrier includes a magnetic field generating device provided with a plurality of magnetic poles including an agent separating pole and a scooping...
Imprinting apparatus and an image formation apparatus
An imprinting unit is disclosed where a driving current provided to a driving motor is temporarily increased from normal operations in sync with a shock...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus that is more capable of preventing the occurrence of image quality deterioration caused by defective charging of a photoreceptor than...
Charging brush unit, charging device, and image forming apparatus
A charging brush unit includes a brush and a conductive holder. The brush includes a plurality of flexible conductive fibers. The plurality of flexible...
Development apparatus and image forming apparatus using toner carrier with
a plurality of electrodes
An apparatus for developing a latent image on a latent image carrier includes a toner carrier and multiple electrodes arranged at intervals on a surface of the...