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Image processing apparatus and image processing method
A disclosed image processing apparatus for compressing image data through multiple operations includes multiple processing units corresponding to the operations....
Photographing lens driving control apparatus
A photographing lens driving control apparatus includes a plurality of lens groups constituting a zooming optical system including a lens group (1A) on an object...
Zoom lens, camera device and personal digital assistant
A zoom lens including, in order from an object side to an image side, a first group having a negative focal length, a second group having a positive focal...
Actuator, and actuator array
An actuator is disclosed that has a contacting part smaller than a processing limit of a lithography technique, and is able to reduce a contacting area or a...
MIME type-based printer driver selection
A method for processing print data is disclosed. A particular data type for a print data stream is determined, based on data contained in the print data stream,...
Imaging apparatus including an auto focusing function
An AF controlling unit (83) starts an outside light AF operation controlled by an outside AF unit (81) by a half-pressing of a shutter release button (61), and a...
Image forming system employing effective optical scan-line control device
An optical scanning characteristic control method is applied to an optical scanning system in which a beam is deflected, and the deflected beam is converged and...
Information recording and erasing apparatus
An information recording and erasing apparatus configured to record information on and erase other information from a thermo-sensitive recording medium which...
Method and apparatus for detecting temperatures of a plurality of circuits
and controlling operations based on...
A temperature detector includes a plurality of temperature sensors each configured to generate a voltage signal in accordance with sensed temperature and output...
A synchronization circuit includes a first flip-flop circuit to hold an input signal which is asynchronous to a clock signal by the clock signal, and output an...
A semiconductor apparatus that constitutes a step-down type switching regulator is disclosed.The semiconductor apparatus includes a switching transistor, an...
Voltage rising/falling type switching regulator and operation control
In a voltage rising/falling type switching regulator including a voltage rising/falling part and a control part, the voltage rising/falling part includes a...
Particles and manufacturing method thereof, toner and manufacturing method
thereof, and developer, toner...
The present invention provides a method for manufacturing particles, where a viscous material is sprayed with a high-pressure gas for atomization while the...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a transport belt rotating around rollers that transports a sheet by attaching the sheet thereto by an electrostatic force, an...
Large capacity sheet feeding apparatus having an intermediate conveying
A sheet feeding apparatus includes a sheet stacking section configured to stack a number of sheets, a sheet feeding mechanism configured to feed the sheet...
Sheet processing device and image forming apparatus
A sheet processing device includes a folding unit, a punch unit, and a cross folding unit. The folding unit folds a sheet conveyed to the sheet processing device...
Interactive design process for creating stand-alone visual representations
for media objects
Techniques for an iterative design process of determining a visual representation for an input media object are provided. One or more visual representations are...
Digital measurement apparatus and image measurement apparatus
A digital measurement apparatus measures a physical measurement object, provides a digital signature of public-key cryptography to measured data of a...
Fixation device, fixation method, image forming apparatus, image forming
method and fixation fluid
A fixation device configured to fix on a medium a resin fine particle that contains a resin, by providing a fixation fluid on the resin fine particle on the...
Transfer-separation device and image forming apparatus
A transfer-separation device includes an intermediate transfer unit, a secondary transfer roller, a repulsive roller, a transfer unit, and a ...
Image forming apparatus
A misregistration correcting unit correcting image misregistration on an endless belt in an electrophotographic image forming apparatus is disclosed that...
Image formation apparatus, an image formation method, and a
computer-readable recording medium
An image formation apparatus is disclosed to form a color image for imprinting, and the color image for imprinting is imprinted to an imprinting medium. The...
Toner drop suppressing developing apparatus
A developing apparatus includes a non-magnetic sleeve installing a magnetic field creating device, a developer carrier that carries and conveys developer...
Imaging apparatus having particle supply and collection apparatus arranged
outside imaging apparatus
A particle supply apparatus is disclosed that includes a particle accommodating unit that accommodates particles, a gas spouting unit that is arranged at a...
Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively eliminating
color displacement by recognizing a...
An image forming apparatus includes a rotating member, a motor configured to rotate the rotating member, and a marking member having primary and secondary...
Image forming apparatus and latent-image-carrier position adjusting method
A support unit supports a rotation axe of each of at least three latent-image carriers in a rotatable manner. A plurality of developing units develops latent...
Image forming apparatus and method of calculating an amount of toner
transfer by converting diffuse reflection...
An amount of toner transfer on a reference pattern is calculated by using an optical detecting unit that detects both regular reflection light and diffuse...
Image forming apparatus and toner adhesion amount correction method
According to one embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a image forming unit, a measurement unit and a controller. The image carrier...
Toner supplier, toner supply method, image forming apparatus and toner
A toner supplier, including a toner container configured to contain a toner, an air discharger configured to discharge air from a bottom of the toner container...
Image processing apparatus and computer program product
An image processing unit executes an image process on a target image based on process-setting contents, and generates a processed image. An area extracting unit...
Method and apparatus for high-speed optical disc recording using multi
An optical disc recording apparatus records external data on an optical disc by using a semiconductor laser. The optical disc recording apparatus includes a...
Optical recording medium, multi-layered optical recording medium, and
optical recording method and recording...
The present invention relates to an recording method for a multi-layered optical recording medium including M phase change recording layers, with M.gtoreq.2. The...
Wide-angle lens and image capturing apparatus
A wide-angle lens is disclosed that includes a front lens group and a rear lens group that are arranged in order from an object side to an image side with an...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
A disclosed optical scanning device includes: a light source unit having plural luminous sources; a light source driving unit modulating each luminous source in...
Apparatus and method for detecting document tampering
For detecting tampering made on a paper document, by carrying out image processing on grayscale image data optically read from the paper document, amplifying a...
Image forming apparatus, method and computer program product capable of
detecting a copy-prohibited manuscript
This patent specification describes an image forming apparatus which can effectively check and prevent the unauthorized image processing so that the obtained...
Constant voltage circuit capable of quickly responding to a sudden change
of load current
A constant voltage circuit which is capable of quickly responding to a sudden change of an output voltage includes an output transistor, and first and second...
Constant voltage circuit with higher speed error amplifier and current
A constant voltage circuit is disclosed that includes an output voltage control transistor outputting a current to an output terminal; a first error amplifier...
Charge/discharge protection circuit utilizing a charger connection
recovery circuit that cycles a discharge...
A charge/discharge protection circuit that protects a secondary battery from overcharge, over-discharge, charge over-current, and discharge over-current is...
Method and apparatus for color image forming capable of effectively
forming a quality color image
A maintenance pattern forming method includes conveying, generating, and forming. The conveying conveys a transfer member on a surface of a conveying member such...
Paper-feeding device and image forming apparatus
A paper-feeding device for use in an image forming apparatus that includes a tray on which a recording sheet is configured to be stacked, the tray having an...
Image forming apparatus, sheet feeding source selection method, and
A technology for selecting a sheet feeding source in an image forming apparatus including a plurality of sheet feeding sources is disclosed. A rank is acquired...
Portion of liquid crystal panel with icon image
Compensating for cognitive load in jumping back
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for compensating for cognitive load in jumping back. In one embodiment, the method comprises serially displaying a...
Gateway apparatus, network terminal apparatus and communication method
A gateway apparatus including a gateway function conforming to the ITU-T recommendation T.38 is provided. The gateway apparatus can be connected to both of an...
Mixed media reality brokerage network with layout-independent recognition
A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system associated techniques are disclosed. The MMR system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes media...
Searching a document using relevance feedback
When a search request is input, an initial search result that matches the search request is displayed to a user. When a seed document set is selected by the user...
Pressurizing unit, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A pressurizing unit includes a contact-pressure member for pressurizing an endless belt, a holding member that holds the contact-pressure member, and a biasing...
Developing device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A developing device capable of improving the fluidity of a developer and alleviating the stress generated in the developer, and a process cartridge and an image...
Functional unit locking apparatus and image forming apparatus including
the functional unit locking apparatus
After a functional unit is pushed into the innermost position within the image forming apparatus main body, the unit is locked to the image forming apparatus...