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US-RE41,875 Computer-based network printing system and method for providing a unique identifier to be input by a user
A method and computer-based printing system enable a user of a computer to send an image file to a host computer and subsequently to a printer for printing while...
US-7,818,589 Data transfer apparatus and image forming apparatus
A data transfer apparatus has a plurality of data transfer interfaces, and one of the plurality of data transfer interfaces has a PHY, the PHY being made in a...
US-7,817,957 Double feed sensing device, double feed determining method and image forming apparatus
The invention provides a double feed sensing device capable of sensing double feed of paper sent out for the first time. The double feed sensing device includes...
US-7,817,955 Image forming apparatus for securing good cleaning performance without cleaning blade abrasion
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member to bear a latent electrostatic image, a charging member to charge a surface of the image bearing...
US-7,817,954 Cleaning unit, image carrier unit including same, and image forming apparatus including same
A cleaning unit, providable to an image carrier unit or an image forming apparatus, includes a cleaning member disposed in contact with a target member to...
US-7,817,953 Image recording medium, sheet feeding device, and image forming apparatus
A pair of registration rollers align a leading edge of a recording medium having a transparent section and a non-transparent section. A boundary sensor detects a...
US-7,817,952 Fixer and image forming apparatus including the same
A fixer configured to fix an image on an recording medium passing through a fixing nip includes a holder including an elastic layer, a fixing rotator including a...
US-7,817,946 Developing device, image developing method, image forming apparatus, image forming method, and process cartridge
The present invention provides a developing device that allows for maintaining the conveyance amount of a toner within a certain definite range. A developing...
US-7,817,928 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, an intermediate transferring body and a contact type secondary transferring member transferring an image...
US-7,817,313 Image scanner, image forming apparatus, and image scanning method
An image scanner includes first and second carriages, a body, a power source, a power supplier, and a tensioner. In the first carriage moving at a predetermined...
US-7,817,309 Double filter fax cover page
An approach is provided wherein a banner page is detected and modified to insert information appropriate for a fax cover page. According to one embodiment, a...
US-7,817,291 Image forming device and host terminal connected to the image forming device
In an image forming device, an identification data input unit receives a first user-identification data which identifies a user of the image forming device and...
US-7,817,177 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a light source, a deflector that deflects a light beam from the light source, a first optical system that guides the light...
US-7,817,176 Light source device, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
A disclosed device for optically scanning a target surface includes a light source unit configured to emit a light beam; a light intensity detecting unit; a...
US-7,817,174 Direct image-recording device and image forming apparatus equipped therewith
A direct image-recording device in which a predetermined gap set between an image carrier and a hole forming member can be maintained, and an image forming...
US-7,817,033 Vehicle locating method and system using a mobile device
A system to transmit a location of a vehicle, including: a transmission system including, a first system unit configured to determine a current location using...
US-7,816,890 Semiconductor unit for protecting secondary battery, battery pack having the semiconductor unit built-in and...
A semiconductor unit for protecting a secondary battery has a current detecting terminal converting a charging current to a negative voltage with respect to a...
US-7,816,674 Organic thin-film transistor
An organic thin-film transistor, including a layer exposing a benzene ring, having a surface separation of from 2.8 to 3.0 .ANG.; and an organic semiconductive...
US-7,816,672 Wiring pattern, electronic device, organic semiconductor device, layered wiring pattern, and layered wiring...
A wiring pattern is disclosed including: a variable wettability layer including a material whose critical surface tension changes in response to energy provided...
US-7,815,990 Optical recording medium
The optical recording medium according to the present invention comprises a transparent substrate, a recording layer, an optical reflective layer, and a...
US-7,815,301 Water-based pigment dispersion, production method thereof, water-based pigment ink, production method thereof,...
The object of the present invention is to provide a water-based pigment dispersion containing a pigment, a dispersing agent, a resin emulsion, and water, the...
US-7,815,280 Liquid-discharge-failure detecting apparatus and inkjet recording apparatus
A liquid-discharge-failure detecting apparatus detects a liquid discharge failure. A light-emitting element emits a beam onto a droplet of liquid discharged from...
US-7,814,732 Liquid containing bag, liquid cartridge, image forming device, and sealing method and sealing apparatus for the...
A liquid containing bag includes a liquid filling opening part having a tube configuration through which an inside of the liquid containing bag is filled with...
US-7,814,528 System and method for performing broadcast like data communication between networked nodes
A method of transmitting image data from one node to another in a network includes obtaining image data in the node, transmitting the image data to the other...
US-7,814,325 System, method and computer readable medium for certifying release of electronic information on an internet
A method of certifying the existence of electronic information released on a network at a time and date. The network connects one or more computer servers and a...
US-7,813,692 Waste-toner conveying device, cleaning device, and process cartridge
A waste-toner conveying device includes a conveying unit that conveys foreign matter accumulated inside a container in a conveying path and that includes a coil...
US-7,813,689 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A disclosed fixing device fixes unfixed toner onto a recording sheet with the use of toner fixing liquid including a softening agent for softening toner. The...
US-7,813,686 Toner image fixing device and image forming apparatus
A roller member includes a cylindrical core bar. The roller member is rotatably supported at both ends, and forms a nip, to which a recording medium is conveyed,...
US-7,813,685 Image forming apparatus and brush member used in the same
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member, an endless moving member configured to receive the image thereon from the image bearing member, and...
US-7,813,683 Belt detaching device and image forming apparatus including belt detaching device
A belt member faces a plurality of carrying bodies that respectively carry toner images or developers. A plurality of facing members respectively faces the...
US-7,813,680 Developing device, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge comprising the same
To downsize a developing device in the developing carrier axial direction without generating image concentration irregularities from recirculation of developer...
US-7,813,674 Developing toner for electrophotography and electro-photographic device
A toner for electrophotography containing at least a fixing resin, a coloring agent and a wax is a toner containing rice wax and carnauba wax as the wax...
US-7,813,669 Image forming apparatus
An operation lever is configured to swing about a rotation axis. Regulating members that regulate the movement of the operation lever along the rotation axis...
US-7,813,662 Transfer unit and image forming apparatus using the unit
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image forming units and a plurality of transfer units. The image forming units have corresponding image...
US-7,813,633 Imaging device and imaging method
An imaging device includes an autofocusing section, which moves at least a part of an imaging lens as a focusing lens, and focuses the imaging device on a...
US-7,813,362 Communication apparatus, electronic apparatus, imaging apparatus
A communication apparatus is disclosed that includes a transmission circuit configured to transmit transmission data to a communication counterpart; a reception...
US-7,813,233 Information recording and reproduction apparatus including optical pickup unit
An optical pickup unit includes a light source emitting a light beam, an objective lens focusing the light beam onto an information recording medium, a light...
US-7,813,021 Light scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus including light scanning apparatus
A light scanning apparatus comprising a photosynthesis device having a first light source unit and a second light source unit with a plurality of light sources...
US-7,813,020 Hydrodynamic bearing unit, and optical deflector, optical scanner and image forming apparatus using the same
A hydrodynamic bearing unit using oil includes a shaft to be driven, a bearing member configured to support the shaft in a non-contact manner through a bearing...
US-7,813,010 Document reading apparatus, image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, and copying machine
A driving unit drives an illuminating light. An image pick-up device reads a document in a main-scanning direction. An optical unit projects an image of the...
US-7,813,009 Image scanning device and image forming apparatus
A disclosed image scanning device includes a scanning unit configured to scan a document, and a white standard plate facing the scanning unit and configured to...
US-7,813,005 Method and apparatus for processing image data
An apparatus includes: a reading unit that obtains image data by reading a document through a reading glass; a detecting unit that detects a dirty place on the...
US-7,812,986 System and methods for use of voice mail and email in a mixed media environment
A mixed media reality (MMR) system includes an MMR user, a MMR computer, a user printer that produces a printed document, a networked media server, an office...
US-7,812,984 Remote stored print job retrieval
A technique is disclosed for printing, at a local printing device, a print job that was previously stored at a remote printing device. According to one aspect of...
US-7,812,978 Application executing method, information processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, terminal equipment,...
An application executing method makes an information processing apparatus coupled to an image forming apparatus via a network to execute an application that...
US-7,812,685 Automatic regulator of filter
A second operational amplifier (7) is arranged, as an interface circuit (6), between a first operational amplifier (5) outputting the control voltage (Vcd) of a...
US-7,812,660 Level shift circuit
A level shift circuit prevents a through current in an output circuit connected to a high-voltage power supply, thereby reducing power consumption and noise and...
US-7,812,068 Recording ink, inkjet recording method and inkjet recording apparatus using the same
The invention provides a recording ink containing a colorant, a wetting agent, a surfactant, a penetrating agent, and water, wherein when the specified moisture...
US-7,811,735 Toner, and image forming method, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge using the toner
A toner is provided including a binder resin and a colorant, wherein the toner has a displacement-load curve in which a maximum compression strength is from 0.65...
US-7,811,661 Heat-sensitive adhesive material
In order to provide heat-sensitive adhesive materials that represent high pressure-sensitive adhesive strength with respect to rough adherends such as cardboards...
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