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US-7,769,200 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...
US-7,768,725 Lens barrel
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...
US-7,768,664 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...
US-7,768,001 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...
US-7,767,284 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...
US-7,767,117 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...
US-7,766,454 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...
US-7,765,686 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...
US-7,765,480 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...
US-7,765,413 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...
US-7,765,248 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...
US-7,765,193 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...
US-7,764,921 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...
US-7,764,918 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...
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...
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