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US-7,919,220 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, image forming apparatus and process cartridge
An electrophotographic photoreceptor, comprising: an electroconductive substrate; and a photosensitive layer located overlying the electroconductive...
US-7,918,963 Method and apparatus for adhering parts maintaining adjusted position
An apparatus maintaining adjusted positions of parts assembled by adhering includes a device coating plural sections between a part and an adhering target with...
US-7,918,451 Switchback mechanism and image forming apparatus
In a color printer in which a drive force of a fixed gear that rotates not in both a forward direction and a reverse direction but in either one direction only...
US-7,918,450 Sheet processing apparatus, sheet processing method, and image forming apparatus
When a sheet is conveyed to a position where a conveying speed can be changed from a first conveying speed to a second conveying speed while a discharging unit...
US-7,918,180 Film forming apparatus
A film forming apparatus to form a coating film by applying a coating material to an outer circumferential surface of a cylindrical object to be coated,...
US-7,917,619 Supporting multiple service discovery protocols on a device
Techniques for supporting multiple service discovery protocols (SDPs) on a network-enabled device (NED) are provided. The NED includes a plurality of SDP...
US-7,917,608 Wireless communication apparatus selectively connecting to peripheral apparatuses
There is provided a wireless communication apparatus where a searching condition according to connection schemes for to-be-searched peripheral apparatuses is...
US-7,917,554 Visibly-perceptible hot spots in documents
A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system and associated techniques are disclosed. The MMR system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes...
US-7,917,077 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...
US-7,917,070 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...
US-7,917,067 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...
US-7,917,060 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...
US-7,917,058 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...
US-7,917,055 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...
US-7,917,045 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...
US-7,916,975 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...
US-7,916,603 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...
US-7,916,409 Lens barrel, lens driving apparatus, camera, and mobile information terminal
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...
US-7,916,374 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...
US-7,916,331 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...
US-7,916,208 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...
US-7,916,182 Imaging device and method which performs face recognition during a timer delay
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...
US-7,916,161 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...
US-7,915,966 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...
US-7,915,952 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...
US-7,915,880 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...
US-7,915,655 Semiconductor device
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate and a metal-oxide semiconductor transistor. A first dielectric layer of the metal oxide semiconductor...
US-7,914,959 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...
US-7,914,126 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...
US-7,914,096 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...
US-7,913,171 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...
US-7,913,098 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...
US-7,912,989 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...
US-7,912,944 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...
US-7,912,412 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...
US-7,912,410 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...
US-7,912,408 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...
US-7,912,392 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...
US-7,912,324 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...
US-7,912,291 Features for retrieval and similarity matching of documents from the JPEG 2000-compressed domain
A method and apparatus for image processing is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises accessing header data from a multi-resolution codestream of...
US-7,912,286 Image processing apparatus and method of image processing capable of effective labeling
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...
US-7,911,704 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...
US-7,911,647 Reader apparatus
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...
US-7,911,645 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...
US-7,911,499 Digital camera
A sample analyzing apparatus includes: an irradiation system which irradiates a charged particle onto a sample having a concave portion partially on a surface...
US-7,911,465 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...
US-7,911,168 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...
US-7,910,869 Laser processing apparatus using distinct horizontal and vertical data sets
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...
US-7,909,456 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...
US-7,909,081 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...
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