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US-7,904,502 Method and apparatus for processing document requests at a server
According to one embodiment, a system is disclosed that includes a network, a server and a browser client coupled to the network. The browser client is operable...
US-7,904,011 Temperature control unit and image forming apparatus including same
A temperature control unit that maintains a temperature of a fixing liquid includes a container, some or all of which is formed of a heat conservation member,...
US-7,904,010 Belt unit, transfer belt unit, and image forming apparatus
A belt unit includes a belt, a contact member, a movable member, an eccentric cam, a contact-separation mechanism, and a braking unit. The contact member is...
US-7,904,006 Developer replenishing device for image forming apparatus
A toner replenishing device that provides a container and a device having a high toner volumetric efficiency and a low cost, suppresses vibration during...
US-7,904,001 Developing unit, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus having a plurality of conveyor members, a...
A developing unit containing developer including carrier and toner and developing a latent image formed on an image carrier is disclosed. The developing unit...
US-7,903,998 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus having at least a latent electrostatic image bearing member, and a recharging unit configured to recharge a residual toner remaining...
US-7,903,995 Cleaning device, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A cleaning device including a conductive member configured to charge powder remaining on a member to be cleaned so as to have a single polarity and configured to...
US-7,903,993 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus capable of maintaining cleaning performance of a cleaning brush and downsizing the apparatus main body. Transfer residual toner...
US-7,903,987 Image forming apparatus and control method therefor
An image forming apparatus includes an exposure mechanism to form a latent image by exposure, a latent-image carrier to hold the latent image, a charging...
US-7,903,986 Reuse method and a reusable device for an image forming apparatus having a first process linear velocity and a...
In a reuse method for reusing a reusable device and a sensor of a first image forming apparatus having a first process linear velocity in a second image forming...
US-7,903,808 Facsimile apparatus for outputting a melody when receiving a call from a specific party
A facsimile apparatus can notify a user of the fact that facsimile data being received is sent from a specific party. A communication control part receives...
US-7,903,427 Semiconductor device structure and semiconductor device incorporating same
A semiconductor device structure includes a semiconductor substrate, a resistor layer, and a capacitor layer. The resistor layer is configured to overlie the...
US-7,903,283 Image forming method and ink-jet printing device
An image forming method is provided for use with an ink-jet printing device which forms a dot on a recording medium by ejecting a drop of recording liquid. In...
US-7,903,274 Image processing apparatus that generates data displayed as an address book
An image processing apparatus communicates with an information processing apparatus externally connected through a network. The image processing apparatus...
US-7,903,269 Abnormality determining apparatus, image forming apparatus including the abnormality determining apparatus, and...
An abnormality determining apparatus includes an information storing device that stores information, an information obtaining device that obtains information of...
US-7,903,268 Printer enabling user to set error recovery method for each error category
As a user selects one of error recovery methods for each error category, and the selected method is stored in a memory. When an error occurs, an error recovery...
US-7,903,163 Image pickup device, automatic focusing method, automatic exposure method, electronic flash control method and...
An image pickup device provided with an automatic focusing function includes an image pickup unit, a face detection unit, a receive unit, and an automatic...
US-7,903,135 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus for optimizing arrangement intervals in a main-scanning...
An optical scanning device which scans a scanned surface by a plurality of light beams in a main-scanning direction includes a light source having a plurality of...
US-7,903,134 Laser scanning apparatus having a photodetector having first and second light receiving units
Each light detecting sensor, which is installed corresponding to each photoconductor drum, and to which the plurality of light beams passing through the scanning...
US-7,903,133 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-7,902,680 Layered structure, electron device, and an electron device array having a variable wettability layer and...
A layered structure comprises a variable wettability layer including a material that changes a critical surface tension in response to energy provided thereto,...
US-7,901,861 Electrophotographic image forming method
An image forming method including electrostatic image forming step, developing step, transferring step, fixing step and oil application step for applying an oil...
US-7,901,176 Sheet supply/convey supporting device
In a sheet supply/convey supporting device, a sheet placing unit includes a pair of guide members and a supporting plate that form a space for holding a sheet...
US-7,901,034 Image forming device for performing idle discharge
In an image forming device including a liquid discharge head in which nozzles for discharging liquid drops are arranged side by side, a drive waveform generating...
US-7,900,917 Recording medium conveyer capable of effectively conveying recording medium of various types
In a recording medium conveyer, a driver drives a feeding member and a conveying member provided downstream from the feeding member in a recording medium...
US-7,900,817 Techniques for introducing devices to device families with paper receipt
Techniques for introducing devices to device families. Membership in a device family allows a device certain privileges such as the ability to engage in secure...
US-7,900,077 Power supplying method and apparatus and a system using the same
An apparatus includes at least one load, a control circuit, and a power supplying apparatus including a control-use power supply part, at least one load-use...
US-7,899,900 Method and system for monitoring network connected devices with multiple protocols
A method of monitoring a device among distinct devices communicatively coupled to a network is described. The method includes accessing the device using a first...
US-7,899,386 Image forming apparatus and guide therefor capable of reducing toner scattered on recording medium
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a transferor, a fixing unit, and a guide. The image carrier carries a toner image. The transferor opposes...
US-7,899,383 Lubricating device, lubricant applicator, and priming agent used therewith
A lubricating device operable to lubricate a moving imaging surface subsequent to removal of residual toner by a cleaning device includes a lubricant applicator,...
US-7,899,382 Lubricant supplier, process cartridge including same, and image forming apparatus including same
A lubricant supplier, installable in a process cartridge or an image forming apparatus, includes a ridge line extending crosswise to a longitudinal axis of the...
US-7,899,374 Magnetic particle carrying device, and developing unit, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus using...
A magnetic particle carrying device includes a magnetic field generator and a hollow cylindrical structure. The magnetic field generator generates a magnetic...
US-7,899,368 Development device, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge using the development device
A development device includes a developer carrying member, developer supply, developer collection and developer agitation conveyance paths, transfer and...
US-7,899,360 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and supporting mechanism
An image forming apparatus includes a first member and second member that are formed of different materials. The first member includes a plurality of first...
US-7,899,350 Fixing device and image forming apparatus using the same
A fixing device including a fixing member to melt a toner so as to fix a toner image onto a recording medium, a temperature sensor to detect a temperature of the...
US-7,899,246 Image display device, image display method, and computer product
An image display device includes an analyzing section that analyzes the types of images contained in input image data, a dividing section that divides the image...
US-7,898,739 Plastic optical element, nest structure, die, optical scan apparatus and image formation apparatus
A plastic optical element is provided, which includes an optical element body having a transfer surface which includes at least one laser beam incident portion...
US-7,898,709 Optical scan apparatus, image formation apparatus, optical deflector manufacturing method, polygon mirror...
In the optical deflector, the mean width of profile elements of a cross section of the deflection surface in the sub scan direction is set to be less than the...
US-7,898,676 Image forming device, image forming method, image forming program, and recording medium
An image forming device comprises a tray parameter table in which tray IDs for identifying one or trays of the image forming device and tray parameters for the...
US-7,898,552 Method and editing processor for adding graphics object with simple manner
An editing processor includes a storage unit to store a document file that includes an object group in which objects are arranged according to an implementation...
US-7,897,535 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-7,897,313 Electrostatic latent image bearing member, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge using the...
An electrostatic latent image bearing member is provided including a substrate and a photosensitive layer located overlying the substrate, wherein the outermost...
US-7,897,309 Bisazo compound, 2-hydroxy-3-phenylcarbamoyl naphthalene compound and method manufacturing bisazo compound
A bisazo compound represented by Chemical structure 1: ##STR00001## wherein, Ar.sub.1 and Ar.sub.2 independently represent a substituted or non-substituted aryl...
US-7,896,457 Ink-jet recording apparatus, ink-jet recording method, and computer program product
An ink-jet recording apparatus includes a sensor serving as a unit that detects a position of a trailing end of a recording sheet and a control unit serving as a...
US-7,896,341 Sheet conveying device, sheet finisher, sheet feeding device, image forming apparatus, and sheet conveying method
A sheet conveying device includes entrance rollers and registration rollers. The entrance rollers convey a sheet received from delivery rollers to the...
US-7,896,159 Packaging container and method
A packaging container includes a pallet, an enclosure box, an enclosure base, a sheet, and a set of fasteners. The pallet carries the article thereon. The...
US-7,895,354 Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection using a dynamic linked library of...
A method, system and computer program product for (1) collecting information from a remote application unit and/or (2) diagnosing or controlling the remote...
US-7,895,321 Method and system for using data structures to store database information for multiple vendors and model...
In a communication system having one or more monitored devices communicatively coupled to a monitoring system, a database having information related to the one...
US-7,895,170 Document management apparatus, document management program, and recording medium
A document management apparatus for managing stored documents together with document properties that are attribute information attached to the documents includes...
US-7,894,758 Image forming apparatus, image forming device charging device and lubricant supplying device constitution
An image forming apparatus including a plurality of image forming devices each including a photosensitive member, a charging device to charge a surface of the...
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