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US-7,764,912 Developer amount regulation blade structure
A developer amount regulation blade structure that effectively reduces assembly cost and improves image quality configured to form a layer of a developer on a...
US-7,764,906 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus, including an electrostatic latent image bearer bearing an electrostatic latent image; an electrostatic latent image former forming...
US-7,764,905 Assist members for an openable structure of an image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a first housing, a rotary shaft attached to the first housing, a second housing supported by the first housing, and first and...
US-7,764,887 Developing device and image forming apparatus
A developing device includes a developing roller that supplies two-component developer from a developer container to an image carrier, and a first developer...
US-7,764,405 Image processing device, image scanning device, and image forming apparatus
An image processing device includes an analog processing unit configured to perform line-clamping on an analog electric signal representing image data and to...
US-7,764,391 Facsimile apparatus allowing easy management through email
A facsimile apparatus configured to exchange email data via a network includes a system control unit which controls an operation of the facsimile apparatus, a...
US-7,764,301 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a deflecting unit, a first sensor, and a modulating system. The deflecting unit deflects a plurality of beams in a main...
US-7,764,109 Semiconductor device and voltage divider circuit
A semiconductor device includes a resistance layout area that disposes multiple unit resistors, and a voltage divider circuit that divides a voltage applied to a...
US-7,764,006 Piezoelectric actuator and manufacturing method thereof, liquid ejecting head, and image forming apparatus
A piezoelectric actuator is disclosed. The piezoelectric actuator includes a base member and three or more piezoelectric element members in which plural...
US-7,763,410 Electrophotographic developing carrier, associated apparatus and methodology of classification and application
A vibrating sieve for classifying a particulate material, including an oscillator comprising a transducer; and at least two meshes layered together and located...
US-7,762,170 Heat-effect reduceable finishing unit and image forming system using the same
A perforator configured to perforate a sheet includes a first frame and a blade. The first frame includes a first main face having a first hole, and is provided...
US-D620,523 Toner cartridge
US-7,761,908 Network apparatus
Exemplary embodiments of the present application provide an apparatus, system, method, computer program and product, each capable of authenticating a client,...
US-7,761,804 Avoiding disorientation under discontinuous navigation in an image flipping system
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for avoiding disorientation under discontinuous navigation in an image flipping system. In one embodiment, the method...
US-7,761,789 Methods for computing a navigation path
A method, apparatus and article of manufacture for creating visualizations of documents are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving audible,...
US-7,761,044 Fixing device and image forming apparatus using the same
A ratio of a radius of curvature of a pressure applying member with an elastic layer, which pushes an endless belt wound around an endless heating member with...
US-7,761,018 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus transfers a toner image on a recording medium in a transfer unit and fixes the toner image on the recording medium in a fixing unit....
US-7,761,017 Power supply apparatus and image forming apparatus
A power supply apparatus includes an error detecting unit configured to perform error detection to detect that an output node and another node are placed in a...
US-7,760,787 Surface emitting laser device and production method
A surface emitting laser device is disclosed that is able to selectively add a sufficiently large loss to a high order transverse mode so as to efficiently...
US-7,760,403 Optical irradiation apparatus, image reading apparatus using the same, and image forming apparatus using the same
A novel optical irradiation apparatus includes a light source and a light guide. The light source is configured to radially irradiate a light beam. The light...
US-7,760,400 Creating multiple threshold matrices to be used in error diffused multilevel halftoning
In an image processor, a data corrector corrects input image data, a determining unit determines an output tone value of a target pixel from the corrected image...
US-7,760,396 Image forming apparatus storing binary monochrome image data on internal memory and multi-level image data on...
An image forming apparatus includes an obtaining unit that obtains from outside multilevel image data in color mode for forming a color print, and obtains binary...
US-7,760,387 Image forming device, hardware control method, and hardware control program
In an image forming device, a hardware performs operations to image data. An image memory handler performs allocation of a memory to software execution entities...
US-7,760,383 Multiple function image formation device and method including master and sub-service functions
An image formation device is disclosed that has service functions corresponding to a configuration of the image formation device. The image formation device...
US-7,760,378 Printer server, client terminal, image forming apparatus, print data generating method, and computer product
A printer server generates print data in a format dependent on a printer connected to a network, from application data to be printed out by an application. The...
US-7,760,227 Deflector, optical scanning unit, and image forming apparatus
A deflector includes a vibrating mirror supported by a torsion beam provided as a rotational axis and reciprocally scanning a beam from a light emitting source;...
US-7,760,225 Image forming apparatus, optical writing device, and housing molding method providing simple structure
An image forming apparatus includes an electrostatic latent image carrier, and an optical writing device including at least one light source, at least one...
US-7,760,223 Optical scan apparatus and image formation apparatus
An optical scan apparatus which deflects a plurality of light beams to scan a write region on a scan surface in a main scan direction is configured to include a...
US-7,760,222 Image forming apparatus and method with improved capabilities of correcting image magnification error
An image forming apparatus and method that detects a light beam deflected by a polygon mirror at least at two separate locations on the line in the horizontal...
US-7,760,218 Information recording apparatus and information recording method
A disclosed information recording apparatus includes an erasing unit configured to erase prerecorded information on recording media capable of being colored and...
US-7,759,950 Electronic component device testing apparatus
An electronic component device testing apparatus includes first contacts arrayed so that first ends of the first contacts positionally correspond to electrode...
US-7,759,920 Switching regulator and semiconductor device having the same
A switching regulator and a semiconductor device having the same are disclosed, the switching regulator being capable of preventing turn-ON of a switching...
US-7,759,887 Motor driving device, image forming apparatus, and motor driving method
A motor driving device includes an amplifying unit, a noise removing unit, an analog-to-digital converter, a calculating unit, and a motor driving unit. The...
US-7,759,036 Toner and production method thereof, image forming apparatus and image forming method, and process cartridge
The object of the invention is to provide a toner enabling excellent transferring properties, cleanability, and fixability and forming a high-precision image...
US-7,758,932 Liquid crystal display device and display apparatus
A disclosed liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal composition contained in a cell having a liquid crystal alignment film. The liquid crystal...
US-7,758,700 Powder container, cleaning method and cleaning apparatus for cleaning the power container
A cleaning method for cleaning a powder container by introducing a cleaning medium into the powder container from a first opening part of the powder container...
US-7,758,182 Image forming apparatus with multiple doors
An image forming apparatus for forming an image on a recording medium includes a main unit, a first door, and a second door. The main unit includes an image...
US-7,758,180 Image forming apparatus including an electrostatic conveyance apparatus capable of stably conveying a recording...
An image forming apparatus, which uses an electrostatic force to hold a recording medium during conveyance, includes a rotary belt, an image forming mechanism, a...
US-7,758,178 Ink fixing method, ink fixing apparatus, and printer
To provide a highly human- and environment-friendly ink fixing method that is excellent in energy efficiency, operability and ink-fixing property and has a...
US-7,758,044 Image forming apparatus, sheet conveying device, and sheet conveying method
A sheet conveying device is described for conveying, for example, a sheet bearing an image in an image forming apparatus. The sheet conveying device includes an...
US-7,758,040 Sheet feed cassette and image forming apparatus using the same
According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a sheet feed cassette including: a main container on which sheets are mounted; a sub container...
US-7,757,162 Document collection manipulation
In a system for inputting and managing document collections, the order in which documents are presented to the system dictates the organization and hierarchy for...
US-7,756,944 Information providing apparatus, information providing method, information providing program, and recording medium
An information providing apparatus is disclosed that integrally provides information that may be shared by plural applications and information that is dedicated...
US-7,756,894 Use of keyword or access log information to assist a user with information search and retrieval
An apparatus, method, system, computer program and product, each capable of assisting a current user for information search or retrieval. Upon receiving keyword...
US-7,756,453 Color printing apparatus having a transfer belt attaching/detaching mechanism
A color printing apparatus having a plurality of photosensitive drums corresponding to each color, AND a transfer belt which is aligned with the plurality of...
US-7,756,447 Image forming apparatus and method of preparing toner for use in image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including at least one image bearing member; at least one charging device configured to charge a surface of the at least one image...
US-7,756,439 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge used therein
An image forming apparatus includes multiple imaging units and a controller. The multiple imaging units each include a photoconductor, a charging device, a...
US-7,756,435 Cleaning device and image forming apparatus using the same and cleaning method and image forming method using...
A cleaning method and cleaning device including a cleaning unit to clean a moving surface of a cleaning target by contacting a portion thereof with the moving...
US-7,755,995 Recording and reproducing method for dye-based recordable DVD medium and apparatus for the same
To provide a recording and reproducing method for dye-based recordable DVD media, including: recording a mark of the shortest length on a dye-containing...
US-7,755,823 Optical device, semiconductor laser module, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
An optical device is disclosed in which inner space is kept clean so as to reduce the adhesion and adsorption of pollutants to the surface of the optical device,...
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