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US-7,907,302 Printing system, printing method, data server, recording medium, and program for performing printing via a...
An application server, a data server, and a printer are connected to one another via a communication network. The application server executes application...
US-7,907,292 Terminal device for performing print processing, method of controlling the same, and computer product
During printing output of image data, the image data is temporarily stored in a temporary file. Printing data is obtained from the image data that is stored in...
US-7,907,199 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 in...
US-7,906,820 Source offset MOSFET optimized for current voltage characteristic invariance with respect to changing temperatures
A semiconductor device is disclosed. The semiconductor device includes a source offset type MOS transistor in which a source and a drain are formed on a...
US-7,906,458 Heat-sensitive recording material and production method thereof
To provide a heat-sensitive recording material, including: a substrate; a heat-sensitive color developing layer on the substrate, the heat-sensitive color...
US-7,905,590 Image forming method and apparatus capable for preventing cockling
A liquid-ejection-type image forming apparatus includes a recording head configured to print by ejecting ink liquid, and an electrostatic-absorption belt...
US-7,905,584 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes at least one liquid discharging head and a pressure release member. The at least one liquid discharging head is configured to...
US-7,905,573 Liquid ejection head with nozzle plate deformed by heat and image forming apparatus including the liquid...
A liquid ejection head includes a nozzle plate having a nozzle that ejects liquid drops, an actuator that deforms a portion of the nozzle plate surrounding the...
US-7,905,473 Sheet creaser including a cam guided pressing unit
A pressing unit includes a pressure roller that slides on the folded side while rotating, an elastic biasing unit that presses the pressure roller in a thickness...
US-7,904,917 Processing fast and slow SOAP requests differently in a web service application of a multi-functional peripheral
Techniques are provided for efficiently processing SOAP requests at a Web service application (WSA) of a multi-functional device (MFP). In one technique, a WSA...
US-7,904,915 Information processing device, information processing method, information processing program, and recording medium
In an information processing device adapted for performing an application program, a displaying unit causes a display device to display information related to a...
US-7,904,831 Image processing apparatus, image displaying method, and computer-readable recording medium storing program of...
An image processing apparatus which displays a thumbnail image of a stored image is disclosed. When a thumbnail image of a stored image is displayed, it is...
US-7,904,811 Text/image storage device, image reading device, and image forming apparatus
A storage device is disclosed. The storage device includes a text/image information memory unit, a unit that converts the data format of text/image information,...
US-7,904,638 Nonvolatile memory card having improved compatibility with different memory card standards
A nonvolatile memory card includes a nonvolatile memory, two or more nonvolatile memory card controllers, and a common memory controller. The nonvolatile memory...
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...
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