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US-8,004,735 Image forming apparatus
A polygon scanner including a polygon mirror, a bearing, a polygon motor, and a scanner board is mounted in an optical housing. A scanner-unit attachment...
US-8,004,713 Creating and manufacturing documents that initially exceed equipment finishing capacity
Techniques described herein overcome many of the issues that have previously made the printing of a single copy of a book from a digital version unattractive...
US-8,004,710 Printing system, printing method and printing program
In a printing system, a document data transmitting unit transmits document data generated by a document generating device, to a document storing device. A...
US-8,004,703 Image data obtaining system, digital compound machine and system management server
An image data obtaining system storing image data optically read from a digital compound machine into a database managed by a server connected to the digital...
US-8,004,699 Image processing apparatus with card reader setting table
A scanner section, a printing section, and an operation section having an input section for receiving operational information and a display section are...
US-8,004,554 Plastic optical element, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus using the optical scanning device
A plastic optical element for guiding a scanned light beam in a main scanning direction and a sub-scanning direction, which is prepared by a molding method...
US-8,004,553 Optical scanning device, optical scanning method, and image forming apparatus, using the optical scanning device
An optical scanning device for guiding a light beam to a member to scan the member with the light beam, including a light source emitting the light beam; a...
US-8,004,546 Deviation amount detecting device, deviation amount detecting method, and computer-readable recording medium
A deviation amount detecting device for use in an electrophotographic color image forming device is configured to detect whether a deviation for each of toner...
US-8,004,323 PLL control circuit
A PLL control circuit, which outputs a PLL clock in response to a reference clock, is provided with a frequency adjustment circuit which performs frequency...
US-8,004,263 Switching regulator
In a switching regulator, when a control switching signal received from outside is indicating PWM control, a second reference voltage generating circuit...
US-8,004,254 Power supply circuit
A power supply circuit includes a first voltage regulator, a second voltage regulator, and a voltage comparator. The first voltage regulator is connected to a...
US-8,003,568 Thermosensitive recording material
Provided is a thermosensitive recording material that comprises a support, a thermosensitive coloring layer on the support, and a protective layer on the...
US-8,003,533 Method for forming a laminated structure having a wettability-variable layer
A disclosed laminated structure includes a wettability-variable layer containing a wettability-variable material whose surface energy changes when energy is...
US-8,003,476 Semiconductor device having a plurality of kinds of wells and manufacturing method thereof
A semiconductor device has a configuration in which more than three kinds of wells are formed with small level differences. One kind of well from among the more...
US-8,003,160 Wiring substrate
A substrate is provided on which wires can be formed satisfactorily using a dispersion liquid of metal microparticles without causing disconnection or short...
US-8,002,377 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a print head, an endless belt, a pressure roller, and a controller. The print head is configured to eject droplets of ink...
US-8,002,274 Sheet stacking device, drive control method, and computer program product
A sheet stacking unit that stacks sheets thereon is movable up and down. A lifting unit moves the sheet stacking unit up and down. A driving unit drives the...
US-8,002,261 Feeding method, feeding device, and image forming system
A starting unit starts, in parallel with a blowing operation for a first tray, a blowing operation for a second tray that is to perform a feeding operation...
US-8,002,008 Conveyance system having identification attaching unit
A conveyance system includes a conveying unit, an alignment unit, and an attaching unit. The conveying unit conveys objects, packaged by one or more package...
US-8,001,593 Authentication method and unit, and electronic apparatus having authentication unit
A user authentication method for an electronic apparatus makes a user authentication based on received first user identification information and registered user...
US-8,001,506 SIMD image forming apparatus for minimizing wiring distance between registers and processing devices
A disclosed image processing apparatus includes a SIMD microprocessor in which multiple processor elements are arranged in one dimension, each of the processor...
US-8,001,466 Document processing apparatus and method
A document processing apparatus includes a layout analysis unit which extracts document elements by analyzing data of a document, determines relationship...
US-8,001,460 Page-added information sharing management method
In a page-added information sharing management method, a setting of added information to an object in a page, including a range specification of the added...
US-8,000,658 Communicating apparatus, communicating method, and computer program product
A communication control unit transmits a detection message and receives a reply message with respect to an external device via a communicating unit. A first...
US-8,000,643 Lubricant applicator, process cartridge and image forming apparatus including the same
An image forming apparatus includes a lubricant applicator and a process cartridge using the same. The lubricant applicator includes a solid lubricant, a...
US-8,000,642 Fixing device and image forming apparatus including the fixing device using a dielectric material heated by an...
A fixing device and an image forming apparatus including the fixing device. The fixing device includes a fixing member having a dielectric body to fix a toner...
US-8,000,638 Developing device using two-component developing agent and image forming apparatus provided with same
A developing device that efficiently adjusts the amount of charge on the developing agent without being affected by external conditions, and that continuously...
US-8,000,636 Particle supply apparatus, imaging apparatus, and particle accommodating unit transporting method
A particle supply apparatus for supplying particles to a supply destination is disclosed that includes a particle supply apparatus main frame, a particle...
US-8,000,627 Charging device, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, and toner
The present invention provides a charging device which comprises a charging roller (14a) and a cleaning component (14b). The charging roller charges a surface...
US-8,000,622 Moving body controlling device, intermediate transferring device, and image forming apparatus having the same
A disclosed moving body controlling device includes a first moving body driven by a first motor that is controlled by a first control unit, a second moving body...
US-8,000,615 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
In an image forming apparatus, a timer unit measures a time interval between a current time and a time point when previous supply of toner to a developing unit...
US-8,000,542 Apparatus and method for processing image data based on object movement speed within a frame
An apparatus for processing a non-interlaced image includes a wavelet transform part and a determination part. The wavelet transform part performs...
US-8,000,203 Apparatus for recording information onto surface using electron beam
An electron beam recording apparatus is disclosed that records information onto the surface of a sample by using an electron beam. The electron beam recording...
US-8,000,201 Information recording system with information recording and reproducing apparatus having a data recorder
An apparatus for processing information is disclosed. The apparatus requests for recording of user data into an information-recording apparatus for recording in...
US-8,000,198 Phase-change type optical recording medium and reproduction method and apparatus for such a recording medium
A dual-layer structure phase-change type optical recording medium includes a substrate (1), a reflective layer (2), a first protective layer (3), a first...
US-8,000,042 Lens barrel, camera and mobile information terminal
A lens barrel including a telescopic cylinder configured to be accommodated within a fixed frame; a plurality of lens groups configured to be retained in the...
US-7,999,985 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
A light beam splitting element that is arranged on an optical path of a light beam emitted from a VCSEL element splits an incident light beam into a first light...
US-7,999,970 Light source device, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
A light-source holding member that holds semiconductor lasers along the sub-scanning direction is fixed to an attachment member at two points with first and...
US-7,999,842 Continuously rotating video camera, method and user interface for using the same
A continuously rotating camera and method for using the same are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises repeatedly rotating a camera, including...
US-7,999,828 Image processing apparatus, computer program product, and preview image displaying method
An image processing apparatus includes a system control unit, and a display control unit. The system control unit judges whether a setting item that is newly...
US-7,999,352 Semiconductor device
A semiconductor device equipped with a metal thin film resistor is disclosed. The semiconductor device includes a second interlayer insulating film formed on a...
US-7,999,253 Organic transistor and active matrix display
An organic transistor is disclosed that has an organic semiconductor layer patterned with high resolution. The organic transistor includes a gate electrode, a...
US-7,997,320 Sheet cutter and image forming apparatus including the sheet cutter
A sheet cutter cuts an adhesion sheet and includes a pair of blades including a first blade including a blade edge and a second blade opposing the first blade...
US-7,996,490 System and method for changing a functionality of an image processing device based on a file corresponding to a...
A method and system for managing documents, where the system includes a document manager server connected to image processing devices and to applications via a...
US-7,995,954 Developing device and image forming apparatus including same which includes a supply path and a recovery path
A developing device including a developer container casing, a developer bearing member to supply toner to a latent image, a supply path to convey developer in...
US-7,995,950 Image forming apparatus, image forming method and process cartridge involving the use of a cleaning blade that...
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member having a static friction coefficient of from 0.1 to 0.3, a latent electrostatic image forming...
US-7,995,949 Powder conveyance device, process unit, and image forming device
A powder conveyance device is disclosed that enables plural powder conveyance paths to be easily and reliably attached and detached. The powder conveyance...
US-7,995,947 Image forming apparatus, and charging device and process cartridge used in the image forming apparatus
The invention provides a charging device used in an image forming apparatus such as a copier, a fax machine, a printer or the like, the charging device...
US-7,995,934 Developing device, image forming apparatus, and process unit
An information attaching unit attaches either one of carrier density information of initial developer and loose apparent density information of toner in the...
US-7,995,869 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information storing medium
An information processing apparatus configured to generate object information from image information, the information processing apparatus includes: an image...
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