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US-7,777,935 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...
US-7,777,905 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,...
US-7,777,802 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...
US-7,777,774 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...
US-7,777,771 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...
US-7,777,554 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...
US-7,777,536 Synchronization circuit
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...
US-7,777,468 Semiconductor apparatus
A semiconductor apparatus that constitutes a step-down type switching regulator is disclosed.The semiconductor apparatus includes a switching transistor, an...
US-7,777,467 Voltage rising/falling type switching regulator and operation control method thereof
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...
US-7,776,503 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...
US-7,775,619 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...
US-7,775,519 Large capacity sheet feeding apparatus having an intermediate conveying device
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...
US-7,775,510 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...
US-7,774,705 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...
US-7,774,605 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...
US-7,773,932 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...
US-7,773,928 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 ...
US-7,773,925 Image forming apparatus
A misregistration correcting unit correcting image misregistration on an endless belt in an electrophotographic image forming apparatus is disclosed that...
US-7,773,924 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...
US-7,773,920 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...
US-7,773,918 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...
US-7,773,914 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...
US-7,773,912 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...
US-7,773,899 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...
US-7,773,896 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...
US-7,773,890 Toner supplier, toner supply method, image forming apparatus and toner supply system
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...
US-7,773,810 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...
US-7,773,491 Method and apparatus for high-speed optical disc recording using multi chip module
An optical disc recording apparatus records external data on an optical disc by using a semiconductor laser. The optical disc recording apparatus includes a...
US-7,773,478 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...
US-7,773,305 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...
US-7,773,280 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...
US-7,773,255 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...
US-7,773,250 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...
US-7,772,817 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...
US-7,772,815 Constant voltage circuit with higher speed error amplifier and current limiting
A constant voltage circuit is disclosed that includes an output voltage control transistor outputting a current to an output terminal; a first error amplifier...
US-7,772,805 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...
US-7,770,998 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...
US-7,770,888 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...
US-7,770,880 Image forming apparatus, sheet feeding source selection method, and recording medium
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...
US-D621,415 Portion of liquid crystal panel with icon image
US-7,770,128 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...
US-7,769,872 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...
US-7,769,772 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...
US-7,769,771 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...
US-7,769,332 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...
US-7,769,326 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...
US-7,769,321 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...
US-7,769,316 Developing unit and process cartridge for reducing toner scattering, and image forming apparatus using the same
A developing unit for developing a latent image formed on an image carrier includes a developer carrier, a developer regulator, and a sealing member. The...
US-7,769,310 Image forming apparatus with improved separability of transfer material
An image forming apparatus in which a visible image is transferred to a transfer material includes a pre-transfer exposing unit that makes only a portion of a...
US-7,769,249 Document OCR implementing device and document OCR implementing method
A document OCR implementing device, includes a reading part configured to read a document and form a recognition image; an obtaining part configured to perform...
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