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US-7,881,553 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
An image processing apparatus includes a threshold selecting unit that selects a threshold based on an input gray-scale value of the target pixel. When a degree...
US-7,881,467 Image forming apparatus and electronizing method for information mentioned in paper
An image forming apparatus configured to generate image data by reading information in a paper, includes a machine signature generation part configured to...
US-7,881,357 Vertical cavity surface-emitting semiconductor laser device, optical transmission module, optical transmission...
In a vertical cavity surface-emitting semiconductor laser device, first and second resonance wavelengths which are different are provided while a first resonator...
US-7,881,178 Optical information recording medium, optical information recording/reproducing system, and optical...
A disclosed optical information recording medium includes a guide track layer having grooves and ridges; and recording layers composed of an optical recording...
US-7,881,063 Nonvolatile memory card and configuration conversion adapter
A nonvolatile memory card, including interface parts for plural kinds of memory cards; interface controllers corresponding to the interface parts for...
US-7,880,955 Electrophoretic dispersion solution, image display medium using the same, and image display device using the same
An electrophoretic dispersion solution includes a nonpolar solvent and plural kinds of electrophoretic particles. At least one kind of the electrophoretic...
US-7,880,915 Communication apparatus including document data storing function and web service function
A communication apparatus having a document data storing function for storing received document data and a Web service function for displaying the received...
US-7,880,760 Optical writing device and image forming apparatus
A first beam separation device is arranged either to allow the light beams to enter and pass or to reflect the light beams in accordance with a direction of...
US-7,880,758 Image forming apparatus
Described herein is a light source apparatus in which wasteful cost increases can be suppressed during the manufacture of various types of light source...
US-7,879,523 Toner composition and method for manufacturing the toner composition
A toner composition including toner particles, wherein the toner particles are prepared by a method in which toner constituents including at least a binder resin...
US-7,879,519 Image bearing member and image forming apparatus using the same
This invention relates to image bearing member and an image forming apparatus that employs the image bearing member. The image bearing member contains an...
US-7,879,268 Apparatus and method for manufacturing particulate resin
An apparatus for manufacturing a particulate resin, including: a fine nozzle opening configured to extrude a melted resin mixture including a resin; an extrusion...
US-7,878,725 Image forming apparatus having removable units
An image forming apparatus is disclosed. The image forming apparatus includes an apparatus main body, a first unit to be attached inside the apparatus main body,...
US-7,878,624 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus in which air or dust does not enter a recording liquid tube when an ink cartridge is changed is disclosed. An engine unit, in which an...
US-7,878,117 Stencil printing apparatus having controlled thermal head for perforating stencil
A stencil printing apparatus with a plate-making device has first control means for executing a special plate-making mode for performing a plate-making operation...
US-7,877,729 Method and apparatus for editing and viewing device layout, and computer program product
A receiving unit receives a device icon of an input/output device and device layout data including positional information of the device icon from a device-layout...
US-7,877,458 System, computer program product and method for managing documents
A system, method and computer program product for managing documents. The system includes an image forming apparatus configured to display interactive menus so...
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...
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