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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...
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...
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...
Method, apparatus, and computer product for embedding an electronic
watermark into image data
In an apparatus for embedding an electronic watermark, a determining unit determines whether a specified area that is specified is present in image data. A...
A light shielding piece is supported by a second lens holding frame such that the light shielding piece can rotate and move on a plane which is perpendicular to...
Communication system that receives an input from a user
A communication system includes a first apparatus and a second apparatus. The first apparatus matches first identification information with second identification...
Organic transistor, organic transistor array, and display apparatus
An off-current is reduced in an organic transistor, with which an organic transistor array is formed. A display apparatus is constructed using the organic...
Optical recording medium, and, method for manufacturing the same, and
method and apparatus for optical...
The object of the present invention is to provide an optical recording medium which comprises a substrate, and a first information layer and a second information...
Manufacturing method of a flexible optical disk
A flexible optical disk, includes a disk substrate, wherein a rigidity of the disk is equal to or more than 5 Pa and equal to or less than 5000 Pa where the...
Liquid discharge head, liquid discharger, and image forming apparatus,
including silicone resin layer formed on...
A liquid discharge head configured to discharge liquid is disclosed that includes a silicone resin layer formed on the side of a surface from which the liquid is...
Multilayer wiring structure and method of manufacturing the same
A method of manufacturing a multilayer wiring structure is disclosed. The method comprises a step of forming a via post on a first metal wiring element, a step...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and a
computer-readable storage medium containing a...
An image processing apparatus according to the present invention comprises a reference image extracting section for extracting a reference image as an object for...
Image processing device and method of controlling the image processing
device which estimates a...
An object of the invention is to provide an image processing device having a sub-system performing a power saving control to support the use of a USB device or...
Service providing method, service provider apparatus, information
processing method and apparatus and...
A service provider apparatus is provided with a first application for executing a process related to a Web page or Web contents, and a service providing part for...
Control of document disclosure according to affiliation or document type
An apparatus for supplying document includes a storage unit configured to store therein a set of documents and an affiliation within an organization paired up...
Method and apparatus having improved sheet ejection system
An image forming apparatus includes an image reader, an image forming unit, an output portion, and a notifying mechanism for notifying the operator of the...
Cleaning device and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device includes a first cleaning portion provided at a position where a belt transfer body is moved after transfer, and includes a second cleaning...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Image processing device, image scanning device, and image forming
An image processing device includes an analog processing unit configured to perform line-clamping on an analog electric signal representing image data and to...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Heat-effect reduceable finishing unit and image forming system using the
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...
Exemplary embodiments of the present application provide an apparatus, system, method, computer program and product, each capable of authenticating a client,...
Avoiding disorientation under discontinuous navigation in an image
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for avoiding disorientation under discontinuous navigation in an image flipping system. In one embodiment, the method...
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,...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
Creating multiple threshold matrices to be used in error diffused
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...
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...
Image forming device, hardware control method, and hardware control
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...
Multiple function image formation device and method including master and
An image formation device is disclosed that has service functions corresponding to a configuration of the image formation device. The image formation device...
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...
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;...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...