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Cooling device and image forming apparatus including same
A recording-material cooling device includes a first cooling member, a second cooling member, an approach-and-separation member, and a positioning member. The...
Power supply device, image forming apparatus, and voltage output method
According to an aspect of the present invention, a power supply device includes: a DC power supply that outputs a DC voltage; an AC power supply that outputs...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer, an image forming device, a transfer member, and a contact-and-separation device. The contact-and-separation...
Image forming apparatus, image forming apparatus control method, and
recording medium storing image forming...
An image forming apparatus and a method of controlling an image forming apparatus, and a non-transitory recording medium storing a program for controlling an...
Nozzle insertion member, powder container, and image forming apparatus
A nozzle insertion member arranged in a powder container includes a nozzle insertion opening; an opening/closing member opening/closing the nozzle insertion...
Imaging optical system, camera device and mobile information terminal
An imaging optical system, includes: in the order from an object side to an image plane side, a first lens group having a first lens which is formed as a...
Method for producing N-type group III nitride single crystal, N-type group
III nitride single crystal, and...
A method of producing an n-type group III nitride single crystal includes putting raw materials that include at least a substance including a group III element,...
Liquid ejection head and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A liquid ejection head includes channel forming members and a surface treatment film. The channel forming members are joined to each other via an adhesive agent...
Method of controlling states of mobile node and verifier therein for
receiving secret key
Disclosed are a verifier used in a mobile node and a method of controlling plural states of the mobile node. The verifier comprises a secret key receiving part...
Apparatus, system, and method of managing remote communication, and
recording medium storing a remote...
A management system for managing remote communication between a first communication terminal and a second communication terminal includes a transmitter that...
Image forming apparatus and method correcting area ratio of each toner in
streaked area according to calculated...
An image forming apparatus and an image forming method are provided. The image forming apparatus includes a processor, and each of the processor of the image...
Rights management in a distributed image capture system
Approaches are provided for processing scan data based on a scan process definition (SPD) that defines a set of instructions for acquiring image data based on...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a first detector to detect the image forming apparatus being driven by an AC adapter, a second detector to detect the image...
Method of heating, method of producing piezoelectric film, and light
A method of heating includes a process of forming a layer to be heated on one surface of a light absorption layer; and a process of heating the light absorption...
Processing of light fields by transforming to scale and depth space
Light field images of a three-dimensional scene are transformed from an (image,view) domain to an (image,scale,depth) domain. Processing then occurs in the...
Configurable locked printing
Techniques are provided for generating and updating locked print data. An apparatus receives from a first device, document identification data that identifies...
Display processing apparatus, display processing method, and computer
A first acquiring unit acquires a background image being an image of a usage environment in which a printed material is used, a lighting image of a lighting...
Image forming apparatus including voltage and current application lines
An image forming apparatus includes a voltage application unit, a target device, a voltage application line, and an electric-current return line. The voltage...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device that fixes a toner image carried on a transfer sheet onto the transfer sheet includes a fixing belt that relatively moves, with its surface...
Image forming system
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer; a transfer rotator to contact the image bearer to form a transfer nip therebetween; a bias application...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer, a transfer member, and a power source. The image bearer includes a plurality of layers. The transfer member...
Powder container, powder supply device, and image forming apparatus
A powder container includes a powder chamber for containing powder for forming images, a powder outlet formed in a face of the powder container, and a shutter...
Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
A zoom lens includes a first lens group with a diffraction optical element and having positive refractive power, a second lens group having negative refractive...
Treatment liquid, ink set, and inkjet recording method
A treatment liquid, which contains a water-soluble organic solvent, at least two cationic resins, and water, wherein the cationic resins have a cationization...
Sheet feeder and image forming apparatus including same
A sheet feeder including a sheet roll constituted of one long continuous sheet wound around a core, a sheet conveyance unit to convey the sheet fed from the...
Image forming apparatus, image processing method, and program recording
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device, a threshold comparator, a first image compensator, and a second image compensator. The first...
Image coding method, image coding device, image processing apparatus, and
image transmitting/receiving system
An image coding device encodes image data in units of encoding line number that is number of lines necessary for implementing encoding. The image coding device...
Image processing apparatus, communication system, and computer program
An image processing apparatus includes: a writing controlling unit that writes image information of an input image to a memory; a detecting unit that detects...
Transmission management system, transmission system, and transmission
management system program
A transmission/reception unit of a management system transmits state information after a change that indicates a state of a changed terminal to a management...
Apparatus for photographing that carries out a pre-flash photography
An apparatus for photographing by using an electronic flash has a photography controller that carries out a pre-flash photography by emitting strobe light in a...
An imaging system includes an imaging body having an optical system and an imaging element, a power supplier configured to supply power to the imaging element,...
Information processing system, information processing apparatus, and
An information processing system, which is implemented by one or more information processing apparatuses, includes a first receiving unit configured to receive...
Pattern processing device, pattern processing method, and pattern
A pattern processing device includes: an input unit to input an input image containing a plurality of pattern elements; an extraction unit that calculates edge...
Pattern processing apparatus, pattern processing method, and pattern
A pattern processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit, an adjacent element identification unit, a connection unit, and an assigning unit. The acquisition...
Report production apparatus, report production system, and report
A report production apparatus includes a first collection unit configured to make requests depending on multiple types of device management systems respectively...
Information processing device, information processing system, and
In an information processing device connected to an external device via a network, the external device includes an application platform of an image forming...
Cleaning device and image forming apparatus including same
A cleaning device includes a plurality of cleaners. The plurality of cleaners includes at least a first cleaner, a second cleaner, and a third cleaner arranged...
Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same
A fixing device including a fixing member, an opposing member, a plurality of heat sources, and a voltage detector. The opposing member is disposed opposite the...
Image forming apparatus
A novel image forming apparatus includes a photoreceptor to bear an electrostatic latent image on a surface thereof, a developing device to develop the...
Image forming apparatus with drive control of a driven member based on a
An image forming apparatus is provided in which, during a continuous sheet passing, in the case where a between-sheets time is short, none of a cleaning mode...
Toner container including a lid member pulled out in an inclined direction
An image forming apparatus includes a lid pulling mechanism that includes a hook to open a toner discharge opening by pulling, from the bottle head section, a...
Wide-angle lens and imaging device
A wide-angle lens having a field angle larger than 180 degrees includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a front group, a reflection surface, and...
An inverter device includes: a simulation output voltage generation unit that generates a simulation output voltage that corresponds to an instantaneous value...
Digital locker delivery system
Techniques are provided for determining, by a sensor, a weight of an item placed in a locker compartment; transmitting, to a locker controller, data indicating...
Reaction material formed body and heat storage and release unit
A reaction material formed body into which a reaction material reacting with a reaction medium to store or release heat is formed includes first and second...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and printed matter
An image forming apparatus forms an image on a recording medium by discharging ink droplets onto the recording medium. The image forming apparatus includes a...
Dry type cleaning housing and dry type cleaning apparatus
A dry type cleaning housing which causes a cleaning medium to fly with an air flow and places the cleaning medium on a cleaning object to clean the cleaning...
Input/output system, input/output method, and mobile terminal
An input/output system interconnects a mobile terminal, a cooperative processing apparatus, and a plurality of electronic devices, and is configured to...
Generic remote controller
Techniques are provided for a handheld device, such as a smart phone, to obtain device configuration data of a controlled device via machine-readable media,...
Communication terminal, communication system, and communication method
A communication terminal which communicates with a different communication terminal via a communication network is disclosed. The communication terminal...