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US-7,986,907 Positional misalignment correcting device and image forming apparatus
A positional misalignment correcting device includes a pattern forming unit that forms a correction pattern and a detecting unit that detects the correction...
US-7,986,894 Power supply device, fixing device and image forming apparatus
A disclosed power supply device includes a voltage resonance circuit configured to include an output coil for boosting an input direct-current voltage to a...
US-7,986,837 Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image distributing apparatus, image processing method,...
An image processing apparatus includes a binarizing unit, a determining unit, a counting unit, and a correcting unit. The binarizing unit binarizes image data...
US-7,986,431 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program product
An information processing apparatus that calculates importance of data based on a print log. A print-log database stores therein a print log of data printed. A...
US-7,986,334 Image forming apparatus, optical writing device, and optical writing method
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image carriers and an optical writing device including light sources that emit light beams of different...
US-7,986,109 Load driving circuit and method of setting load current thereof
A load driving circuit is disclosed that allows a charge pump circuit to operate at an optimum step-up ratio without frequently changing the step-up ratio. The...
US-7,986,028 Semiconductor device having metal thin film resistance element
A semiconductor device, includes a lower layer side insulation film; a wiring pattern formed on the lower layer side insulation film; a base insulation film...
US-7,985,711 Thermosensitive recording material and recording method using the same
To provide a thermosensitive recording material that is superior in uniformity, makes it possible to obtain images with high glossiness and has less curl, in...
US-7,985,520 Photoreceptor, image formation method, image forming apparatus and process cartridge
A photoreceptor including an electroconductive substrate and a photosensitive layer located overlying the electroconductive substrate, the photosensitive layer...
US-7,985,518 Toner, image forming apparatus using the same, and image forming method
An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a latent electrostatic image bearing member, a latent electrostatic image forming unit configured...
US-7,984,239 Control program download device
A control program download device is disclosed that is to be connected to a host computer and to one or more external devices having predetermined functions so...
US-7,984,033 Data control system capable of present current image of writer with data
A data control system is disclosed, including a storage unit that stores multiple data items and a presentation unit that presents at least one of the multiple...
US-7,983,610 Image formation method and an image formation apparatus
An image formation apparatus configured to switch between an inter-leaf operation and a non-inter-leaf operation is provided for double-sided printing.
US-7,983,598 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a rotatable fixing member, a pressing member, a drive input rotating body, a first frame, a support shaft, and at least one positioning...
US-7,983,596 Housing structure and image forming apparatus
A housing structure includes a first structure, which has body frames and a first shaft supported by the body frames, a second structure to be movably supported...
US-7,983,583 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer program product
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit that forms an image on a sheet of recording medium, a sheet feed tray selecting unit, a medium size...
US-7,983,582 Image forming apparatus and control method therefor
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a developing unit, a transfer unit, and a fixer to fix an image formed on a sheet and includes a rotary...
US-7,983,577 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member; a developing device forming a toner image; a toner supplying device including a toner container, a...
US-7,983,508 Method and apparatus for image processing capable of effectively reducing an image noise
A noise eliminating device may include a noise eliminating mechanism that eliminates an isolated noise in an image being photographed. The noise eliminating...
US-7,983,123 Methods of defect management and reproduction, program and recording medium, and apparatuses for information...
A method of defect management for managing on a block-by-block basis a defective area in an information-recording medium is disclosed. The medium has a...
US-7,982,923 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus that includes an image reading part, an image forming part to form an image on a sheet, a sheet discharge part to discharge the sheet...
US-7,982,915 Inkjet recording apparatus, image processing method, storage medium, pigmented ink, and recorded matter
A disclosed inkjet recording apparatus for performing recording by jetting a recording liquid onto a recording medium includes an image processing unit...
US-7,982,531 Reference voltage generating circuit and power supply device using the same
A reference voltage generating circuit for generating a reference voltage includes MOSFETs connected to each other. At least one of the MOSFETs includes a...
US-7,982,141 Coordinate detecting device, writing instrument, and coordinate inputting system
A pen includes a first speaker that outputs a first signal and a second speaker that outputs a second signal. The first and second speakers are located away...
US-7,981,700 Semiconductor oxidation apparatus and method of producing semiconductor element
A semiconductor oxidation apparatus is provided with a sealable oxidation chamber defined by walls, a base provided within the oxidation chamber and configured...
US-7,981,593 Toner, developer including the toner, and image forming method and apparatus using the toner
A toner including toner particles including a resin, a colorant, a wax, and a charge controlling agent, and an external additive, wherein the toner satisfies...
US-7,981,213 Group III nitride crystal, crystal growth process and crystal growth apparatus of group III nitride
A crystal growth method of a group III nitride includes the steps of forming a melt mixture of an alkali metal and a group III element in a reaction vessel, and...
US-7,980,277 Powder charging device and powder charging method
The invention discloses a powder filling device and method which is capable of making stable powder flow rate, preventing powder from being leaked or dispersed...
US-7,979,872 Lens actuator, optical pickup device, and optical recording and reproducing apparatus
A disclosed lens actuator includes: an objective lens condensing a light beam on an optical storage medium; a diffractive element providing compatibility with...
US-7,979,786 Techniques for retrieving multimedia information using a paper-based interface
The present invention provides techniques for generating a printable representation of multimedia information that can be printed on a paper medium to provide a...
US-7,979,726 Information processing apparatus using server copy of predetermined information when storing part is in power...
An information processing apparatus having a plurality of power modes having different power consumptions, includes: a storing part storing therein...
US-7,979,645 Multiprocessor system for memory mapping of processing nodes
A memory mapping unit requests allocation of a remote memory to memory mapping units of other processor nodes via a second communication unit, and requests...
US-7,979,595 External apparatus function extension application system and firmware download driver system
An external apparatus function extension application system in a host computer is provided. The host computer sets a property value of an external apparatus...
US-7,979,581 Apparatus and method for proper name resolution
An image processing apparatus to be coupled to a DNS server through a network includes a name registration requesting unit configured to transmit a registration...
US-7,979,536 Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection using a dynamic linked library for...
A system, method and program product for diagnosing, controlling and collecting information from devices. Information regarding events of a target application...
US-7,979,534 Method of configuring a computer to include the available options of a printer
A method of configuring a computer connected to a printer via a network by transmitting commands, such as SNMP commands, to the printer in order to retrieve the...
US-7,979,325 Online merchandising system, server, estimation managing method, computer program product, and computer data signal
A shopping server accepts a request for estimation of arbitrary designated items given by a client terminal, and generates estimation data for the designated...
US-7,979,017 Image-bearing member protecting agent, protective layer forming device, image forming method, image forming...
An object of the present disclosure is to provide an image-bearing member protecting agent capable of preventing abrasion of an image-bearing member, filming on...
US-7,979,016 Image forming apparatus and protective agent block
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member that bears a latent electrostatic image on the surface thereof, a charging device that uniformly...
US-7,979,013 Developing device of image forming apparatus
A developing device that can be formed at low cost and without increasing the complexity of a die structure of a casing comprises a development roller, a supply...
US-7,979,010 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
Provided is an image forming apparatus including at least a latent image bearing member, a latent electrostatic image forming unit, a developing unit which...
US-7,979,000 Transfer unit and image forming apparatus
A turnable transfer unit, including a transfer member forming a transfer nip while contacting an image bearer installed in an image forming apparatus; and a...
US-7,978,993 Image forming apparatus, computer program product for forming image, and image forming method
A first calculating unit calculates an allocation time required for forming a patch pattern. A second calculating unit calculates a maximum patch-pattern length...
US-7,978,986 Image forming apparatus and method for monitoring the degree of consumption of consumable components
Upon generation of an image forming request, a control unit sets a request flag in a nonvolatile rewritable memory. A toner consumption monitoring unit...
US-7,978,739 Surface emitting laser element, surface emitting laser array, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
In a surface emitting laser element, on an inclined substrate, a resonator structural body including an active layer, and a lower semiconductor DBR and an upper...
US-7,978,370 Method and system of remote monitoring of image forming apparatus
A method and system for monitoring and controlling machines, such as printers, copiers, facsimile machine and other image forming machines. A server is used for...
US-7,978,361 Automatic and transparent document archiving
An automatic archiving system that makes document archiving largely transparent to the user. In one embodiment, documents scanned in or printed during the...
US-7,978,353 Document input and output device having security protection function and document input and output method of...
A document input and output device with a security protection function, the document input and output device being connected to a network and using a plurality...
US-7,978,351 Printer configuration data setting method and server using the printer configuration data
A method for setting configuration data of a printer for a printer driver in a server is provided, in which the server is used in an image printing system that...
US-7,978,261 Image pickup device, automatic focusing method, automatic exposure method, electronic flash control method and...
An image pickup device provided with an electronic flash function including an image pickup unit configured to input image data corresponding to a subject, a...
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