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US-7,885,955 Shared document annotation
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-7,885,595 Lubricant applicator, process cartridge including same, and image forming apparatus including same
A lubricant applicator, which is included in a process cartridge, and an image forming apparatus, includes a fur brush disposed downstream from a cleaning member...
US-7,885,591 Fixing device including a heating unit and a pressurizing unit that includes a rotatable endless member and...
A low-heat loss, belt nip-type fixing device achieves good recording medium separation performance without increasing the size of the device, prevents image...
US-7,885,590 Image forming apparatus and fixing device
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier to carry a toner image and a fixing device to fix the toner image transferred from the image carrier onto a...
US-7,885,588 Transfer assembly and image forming apparatus including same
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image carriers and a transfer assembly. The transfer assembly includes a plurality of transferees, a...
US-7,885,587 Image forming apparatus with color shift correction suppressing periodic fluctuations of a surface moving speed...
An image forming apparatus includes a control unit to control a latent image support with a target rate; a first unit to detect patterns; plural parts to be...
US-7,885,581 Developer transferring device, developing device, process unit, and image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus capable of reducing the number of toner concentration detection errors caused by variation in the volume of a toner includes a reverse...
US-7,885,578 Grid electrode, image forming apparatus including same, and process cartridge including same
A grid electrode, which can be included in a scorotron charger for an image forming apparatus or a process cartridge, includes a thin plate member containing...
US-7,885,577 Rotation transmission device and image forming apparatus
A rotation transmission device including a driving member configured to input a driving force; a rotatable member; and a joint configured to transmit the driving...
US-7,885,571 Image forming apparatus, fixing unit, and heating system capable of heating at increased speed with reduced power
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism configured to form a toner image on a recording medium with a toner according to image data and a...
US-7,885,569 Heater, fixing unit and image forming apparatus operable with a main and auxiliary power supply unit
A heater operable with main and auxiliary power supply units. A controller selects a first mode to permit discharge of the auxiliary power supply unit when a...
US-7,885,566 Toner consumption-calculating apparatus, image forming apparatus, and toner consumption calculating method
A toner consumption-calculating apparatus includes a printed portion area-detecting unit that detects an area of a printed portion of image data of a latent...
US-7,885,556 Image forming apparatus for correcting a toner density target value
In an image forming apparatus a developing device develops an electrostatic latent image on an image carrier with a developer that contains toner to obtain a...
US-7,885,551 Terminal apparatus, a consumables residual quantity display program, and a recording medium
A terminal apparatus, a consumables residual quantity display program, and a recording medium are disclosed. The terminal apparatus, which is connected to a...
US-7,885,523 Image pickup apparatus
An image pickup apparatus includes a gyro sensor 1240 that detects camera shakes, a feed forward value is calculated by multiplying a first coefficient c1 to an...
US-7,885,155 Data readout method, data readout device, and optical disk
A data readout method is disclosed that is able to read data from an optical disk capable of super resolution readout with high accuracy. The data readout method...
US-7,885,149 Disk carrier device and disk drive
A disk carrier device for carrying an optical disk having a plate in the center, which plate is capable of being attracted by a magnetic force, is disclosed. The...
US-7,885,048 Semiconductor device and an electronic apparatus incorporating the semiconductor device
A semiconductor device and an electronic apparatus incorporating the semiconductor device are disclosed. The semiconductor device includesa power circuit that...
US-7,884,979 Imaging lens, image reader using the lens, and imaging apparatus using the image reader
An imaging lens comprises a first, a second, a third, and a fourth lens group from an object toward an image. The first lens group includes a first lens that is...
US-7,884,973 Image reading device, image forming apparatus, image reading method, and computer product
A white-level correcting unit makes an image reading unit read a white reference board, and sets a parameter corresponding to a value read by the image reading...
US-7,884,955 Techniques for performing actions based upon physical locations of paper documents
Techniques for performing one or more actions based upon physical locations of one or more paper documents. According to an embodiment of the present invention,...
US-7,884,866 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
First YUV data produced from a pixel output in which one RAW-RGB data is read out from an SDRAM and is compensated in a dynamic range expansion compensating...
US-7,884,840 Image forming method and apparatus for transfer and fixing image with one process
An image forming method and apparatus includes a first image carrying member, a first transfix unit, a second image carrying member, and a second transfix unit....
US-7,884,587 Power supply device and image forming apparatus
A charging unit charges a capacitor that is configured to be charged and discharged to drive a load. A switching unit switches on and off between the capacitor...
US-7,884,584 Switching power supply circuit
A switching power supply circuit for generating an output voltage at an output node based on an input voltage at an input node includes a reference voltage...
US-7,884,537 Pattern substrate including conductive pattern of overlapping circular patterns disposed on substrate
A pattern substrate including a conductive pattern of overlapping circular patterns disposed on a substrate is provided.
US-7,883,089 Image forming apparatus
In an image forming apparatus including an image forming unit that forms an image on a recording medium conveyed from a sheet feeding unit to obtain an image...
US-7,882,781 Duplex printing apparatus having control unit to control printing speed
A duplex printing apparatus capable of printing by performing a slow-up operation on the printing speed so that it increases from a low speed to a set speed at...
US-7,882,371 Power supply unit and image forming apparatus
A first power supply of a constant-voltage output supplies a power to a load by using an external power. A signal generating unit generates a control signal for...
US-7,881,636 Belt driving device and image forming apparatus
A plurality of supporting rollers over which the endless belt member is supported includes at least a driving roller that drives the endless belt member and a...
US-7,881,635 Image forming apparatus including a detachable convey-guiding member detachably attached to a fixed...
An intermediate transfer unit can be detached from a device main body through an opening that is covered by an openable and closable front cover. A sheet path is...
US-7,881,629 Image forming apparatus and image density control method
In an image forming apparatus and an image density control method that are capable of suppressing the amount of toner consumed for a purpose other than image...
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...
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