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US-7,877,047 Developing device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus to inhibit the increase of the rate of...
A developing device, which can inhibit the increase of the rate of uncharged toner caused by long hours of operation and develop an excellent image, and a...
US-7,876,961 Method and apparatus for processing image, and computer program product
A character-edge detecting unit detects a character edge area in an image. A character-inside-area detecting unit detects a character inside area in the image. A...
US-7,876,657 Information recording apparatus, an information recording system, a program, and a recording medium
An information recording apparatus, an information recording system, a program, and a recording medium are disclosed, by which contents are legally recorded to...
US-7,876,508 Lens drive unit, lens barrel, and image forming device
A lens drive unit is configured to move a lens holding frame to a desired position by the engagement between a cam groove of a rotary cylinder and a cam follower...
US-7,876,486 Optical scanning apparatus, optical writing apparatus, and image forming apparatus
F-theta lenses, included in scanning lens systems, are arranged on a main scanning plane facing an optical deflector and substantially linearly symmetrically on...
US-7,876,485 Light scanning unit and image forming apparatus using the same
A light scanning unit by which misalignment in imaging caused by a scanning angle can be reduced. The light scanning unit includes a light source array device...
US-7,876,472 Handheld printer and method of operation
A handheld portable printer includes a top member, a front member, a bottom member and a handle that are joined together to form a generally O-shaped device. The...
US-7,876,464 Combined interface for specifying separate characteristics for multiple copies of an electronic document
A method for specifying handling characteristics for multiple printed copies of an electronic document is disclosed. According to one aspect, a user interface is...
US-7,876,169 Modulating circuit
There are included a first quadrature modulation part (5) that divides an input signal into an I signal and a Q signal having a phase orthogonal to the phase...
US-7,876,073 Switching regulator with slope compensation and control method therefor
A current-mode controlled switching regulator and control method therefor. The switching regulator includes input and output terminals, a switching device to...
US-7,875,807 Elastic conductive resin, and electronic device including elastic conductive bumps made of the elastic...
An electronic device includes an electronic part including at least one first electrode, a substrate including at least one second electrode, and at least one...
US-D631,505 Copying machine
US-D631,504 Copying machine
US-7,873,653 Information processing apparatus, information acquiring method, and computer program product
A request receiving unit receives requested information input by a user. A corresponding-program acquiring unit acquires processing-program identification...
US-7,873,647 Web services device profile on a multi-service device: device and facility manager
A technique is provided for implementing multiple Web services on a multi-functional device (MFP) executing multiple service applications. A Device Facility...
US-7,873,312 Transfer apparatus, method of manufacturing the transfer apparatus and image forming apparatus using the...
A transfer apparatus comprises a toner image supporting body and a corona transfer means, which are oppositely disposed, and a vibrating unit for exerting...
US-7,873,304 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and process cartridge
To provide an image forming apparatus including: a latent electrostatic image bearing member; a charging unit configured to charge the surface of the latent...
US-7,873,303 Upper frame opening and closing mechanism, and image forming apparatus using the same
An upper frame opening and closing mechanism, including an upper frame pivotally attached to a main body, which may include an image forming device, so as to...
US-7,873,302 Cleaning device and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device includes a cleaning blade, a receiving member, an inlet seal, an adhering member, and an end seal. The cleaning blade is brought into contact...
US-7,873,300 Single component development device, process cartridge and toner
A single component development device including a toner including a resin, a coloring agent, a wax, a charge control agent and an inorganic particulate, a...
US-7,873,298 Cleaning device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device including a polarity control unit to control a charge polarity of residual toner particles, a cleaning member, a surface of which is movable,...
US-7,873,297 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an imaging unit for black and imaging units for other colors, a writing unit for black and a writing unit for other colors, a...
US-7,873,295 Image forming system, image forming apparatus, and method of recovering from energy saving mode
An energy-saving control unit detects a supply of power to an image forming apparatus and performs an energy saving control of an external controller. A...
US-7,873,291 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge including charging bias adjustment control
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member, a charging device to apply a charging bias, a developing device to develop a latent electrostatic...
US-7,873,239 Image processing apparatus, image direction determining method, and computer program product
A first direction determining unit determines, with respect to each of directions in image data corresponding to an image that contains text, a degree of...
US-7,872,957 Optical pickup and optical data processing device using the same
An optical pickup including a light source, a light focus device, a diffraction element, an optical split element, a 1/4 wavelength board, a light reception...
US-7,872,813 Optical element, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
An optical element having an optical surface and at least three convex portions on a surface different from the optical surface, wherein, among the at least...
US-7,872,765 Non-postscript printer description file generating tool
A method for automatically generating a custom printer description file is disclosed. The custom printer description file enables a computer's printing system to...
US-7,872,683 Lens barrel for an imaging apparatus
At least one object of the present invention is to provide a lens barrel, including: a fixed frame (21) having a fixed cylinder (21); a telescopic cylinder (22,...
US-7,872,664 Optical scanning device including shutter member that closes or opens an emission window and image forming...
An optical scanning device, that outputs a light beam through an emission window in an optical housing to scan a surface, may include a shutter member that...
US-7,872,270 Semiconductor light emitter
A semiconductor light emitter includes a quantum well active layer which includes nitrogen and at least one other Group-V element, and barrier layers which are...
US-7,872,217 Apparatus and method for projection image having an image processing device with a replica image information...
When it is estimated that first average brightness of image information of a projection image is under second average brightness of image information of a source...
US-7,871,867 Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
A semiconductor device is disclosed that comprises a high breakdown voltage MOSFET. The MOSFET includes a source region of a second conductivity type and a drain...
US-7,871,747 Electrophotographic photoconductor having charge blocking and moire preventing layers
To provide an electrophotographic photoconductor that has a layer containing a compound represented by the following general formula (1), and an image forming...
US-7,871,204 Lens barrel and mobile information terminal device
Disclosed is a lens barrel capable of placing at least a part of multiple lens groups in a retraction status in which the part of the multiple lens groups are...
US-7,871,158 Image forming apparatus and method for controlling the image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, a main tank, a sub tank, a negative pressure state indicator, a position detector, and a sub tank position...
US-7,871,153 Liquid jet head, method of manufacturing liquid jet head, and image forming apparatus
A disclosed liquid jet head includes a nozzle plate having plural nozzles for jetting liquid therefrom, plural flowpaths formed in communication with the plural...
US-7,871,075 Image forming apparatus and sheet conveyance apparatus for improving jam-handling capability using a lever...
An image forming apparatus includes a sheet conveyance path, a pair of rollers configured to rotate in a conveyance direction to convey a sheet in the path by...
US-7,871,073 Sheet conveying device, and image forming apparatus including same
A sheet conveying device, that can be included in an image forming apparatus, includes a drive source, a drive roller driven by the drive source, a driven roller...
US-7,870,833 Slide curtain coating apparatus and slide curtain coating method
To provide a slide curtain coating apparatus and method for depositing a curtain of coating liquid onto a running web, the apparatus and method capable of...
US-7,870,036 Method and system for receiving and handling orders for commodities
An order-reception system has: an order-reception subsystem which receives, from a customer, customer order information including order-reception information...
US-7,869,755 Automatic document feeder, image reading device including the same, and image forming apparatus including the same
An automatic document feeder, for transferring a document through a scanning position three times, includes: a first transfer mechanism to reverse a given...
US-7,869,754 Bubble creating method, bubble creating device, bubbly fixation fluid producing method, bubbly fixation fluid...
A bubbly fluid producing method configured to produce a bubbly fluid containing a bubble with a desired bubble diameter, includes applying a shear to a bubbly...
US-7,869,753 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a flexible endless fixing member that travels in a prescribed direction and applies heat and melts a toner image, a pressure applying...
US-7,869,752 Cleaning device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device including a cleaning member that moves in a predetermined direction and is in contact with a cleaning target that moves in a predetermined...
US-7,869,751 Transfer device and image forming apparatus
An endless belt is supported by a plurality of rollers. A transfer roller comes in contact with an outer surface of the belt to form a transfer nip. An auxiliary...
US-7,869,750 Image forming apparatus with a phase of a first load torque substantially opposite to a phase of a second load...
A reciprocating-motion converting mechanism includes a cam that rotates around a rotation center; a reciprocating member that is reciprocated due to rotation of...
US-7,869,746 Image forming device, powder supply device, and powder storage unit including a gas supplying unit
In an image forming device including an image support object which supports an electrostatic latent image, and a developing device which turns the electrostatic...
US-7,869,738 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a main body housing including a plurality of walls, a duplex unit openably provided to one of the walls of the main body...
US-7,869,729 Fixing device capable of providing stable quality of fixed image
A fixing device fixes an image on a recording medium by applying heat and pressure. In the fixing device, a belt is looped over a heating roller and a first...
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