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US-7,729,229 Recording medium, wobble cycle detection method, wobble information detection method, wobble information...
The present invention is structured so that a track of a recording medium is divided into a carrier wave area that is continuously wobbled by a carrier wave...
US-7,729,226 Wavefront aberration compensation element, optical pickup, and optical disk apparatus
A wavefront aberration compensation element includes a wavelength selection phase plate having a plurality of phase steps having various thicknesses at various...
US-7,729,223 Recording method for dye-based recordable DVD medium and recording apparatus
A recording method for dye-based recordable DVD medium which includes recording shortest marks on a recording layer primarily containing an organic dye using a...
US-7,729,031 Light-source device, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
A line-imaging lens condenses a light beam from a light-source unit in one direction to form a line image. An optical deflecting unit deflects the light beam...
US-7,729,024 Color drift error correcting method and image forming apparatus
A color-drift correcting method in an image forming apparatus includes a first and a second color-drift correcting. The first color-drift correcting includes...
US-7,729,021 Image processing apparatus and method thereof, and image forming apparatus using the image processiing apparatus
An image processing apparatus is disclosed. The image processing apparatus includes a detector, a parameter calculating section, a storing section, a correction...
US-7,729,013 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
An image processing apparatus includes a character-area extracting unit that extracts a character area in which characters are displayed from image data...
US-7,729,012 Image processing apparatus, method of controlling image processing apparatus, image recognition method, image...
An image processing apparatus is disclosed that controls a user interface according to image properties. The image processing apparatus includes a document data...
US-7,728,997 Digital copying machine, image formation system, and digital copying machine as slave machine
A digital copying machine is connected to at least another one of digital copying machines with which data communications can be performed. The digital copying...
US-7,728,863 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device has a light source, a unit configured to deflect a light beam from the light source; and a system including at least two scanning...
US-7,728,860 Method for image processing and image processing apparatus
It is an object of the present invention to provide a method for image processing and an image processing apparatus which are capable of performing repetitive...
US-7,728,566 Voltage regulator
A voltage regulator having a MOS transistor driver includes a p-channel MOS transistor at a voltage input terminal Vin and a p-channel MOS transistor at a...
US-7,728,556 Semiconductor device for protecting rechargeable battery
A semiconductor device for protecting a rechargeable cell at least from excessive discharge current due to over discharge of the rechargeable cell, includes (a)...
US-7,728,503 Electron emission element, charging device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
An electron emission element according to the present invention is compact, thin and low cost, and has a structure and constitution in which deterioration of the...
US-7,727,706 Recording method for dye-based recordable optical recording medium
A recording method for a dye-based recordable optical recording medium including recording shortest marks on a recording layer containing a dye formed on a...
US-7,727,700 Toner for developing electrostatic image, method for producing the same, developer, image forming apparatus,...
A toner is disclosed, for developing electrostatic images by means of image forming apparatuses, that comprises toner particles, and an external additive,...
US-7,727,694 Toner for developing electrostatic image, and image forming method and apparatus and process cartridge using...
A toner including toner particles including a binder resin, and a colorant, and an external additive present on a surface of the toner particles, wherein the...
US-7,726,648 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively conveying paper sheets
A sheet conveying device includes a first conveying path configured to pass a sheet of a recording medium (e.g., paper) therethrough to a sheet processing...
US-7,726,484 Packaging material of gas-bag type, process for packaging article, and process for producing packaging material
The objects of the present invention are to provide a packaging material of gas-bag type for packaging easily deformable parts or devices of office equipment or...
US-7,725,924 Network system, use permission determining method, network device, and recording medium
A network system including a network device and an authentication device is disclosed. The authentication device includes a storing unit for storing...
US-7,725,890 Image forming apparatus including a device that updates stored program based on updating data which is selected...
An image forming apparatus includes a storage section that stores programs for carrying out processes, an updating data selection section that selects an...
US-7,725,880 Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection using a dynamic linked library
A system for monitoring a user's usage of a target application on an application unit. Such a target application can, as examples, be a software program running...
US-7,725,825 Techniques for decoding and reconstructing media objects from a still visual representation
Techniques for creating an output media object based on a first visual representation and a second visual representation are provided. A first visual...
US-7,725,069 Image forming apparatus and process unit for effectively applying lubricant and cleaning an image carrier
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier configured to carry an image on a surface thereof, a cleaning unit including a cleaning blade and configured...
US-7,725,062 Drive control unit, drive control method and image forming apparatus
A drive control unit for controlling speeds of driving parts based on a target speed, includes a detecting part to detect speed fluctuations of each of the...
US-7,725,059 Image developer providing improved developer dispersibility and image forming apparatus containing the same
An image developer, including a developer bearer rotatable facing an electrostatic latent image bearer; a developer feeder feeding a developer including a toner...
US-7,725,056 Triboelectric charging device and field assisted toner transporter
A developing device configured to form toner cloud without making toner particles adhere to the electrostatic transport substrate having electrodes. By applying...
US-7,725,054 Electrifying apparatus, a processing unit, and an image formation apparatus
An electrifying apparatus, a processing unit including the electrifying apparatus, and an image formation apparatus including the electrifying apparatus. The...
US-7,725,045 Image forming apparatus to reduce a number of signal lines
An image forming apparatus is capable of reducing the vast amounts of image forming apparatus input lines by placing detection data from a plurality of detectors...
US-7,725,004 Information recorder, information recording medium, and information recording method
An information recording device for recording a content in an information recording medium. A controller includes a creating unit for creating a time sequence...
US-7,724,986 Image processor, image processing method, and computer product
An image processor includes a plurality of image processing devices that perform image processing, a storing unit that stores related data set for image data...
US-7,724,394 Image forming apparatus and image forming method using pseudo half tone processing with different resolutions
An image forming apparatus includes a pseudo half tone processing unit that performs a pseudo half tone process on input image data to generate output image...
US-7,724,219 Circuit and method of effectively enhancing drive control of light-emitting diodes
An LED drive circuit includes a plurality of LEDs, a power supply circuit for outputting a variable output voltage to supply electricity to the LEDs, a plurality...
US-7,723,826 Semiconductor wafer, semiconductor chip cut from the semiconductor wafer, and method of manufacturing...
A disclosed semiconductor wafer includes plural semiconductor chip areas each having a color pattern capable of tracing the positional information of the...
US-7,723,748 Semiconductor device including electrostatic discharge protection circuit
A SGPMOS transistor includes a base, a P-type diffusion layer, a gate electrode, and a LOCOS oxide film. The base includes at least one of a N-type semiconductor...
US-7,722,184 Indicator mounting structure and image forming apparatus including the same
An indicator structure for mounting an indicator representative of desired information to the body of an apparatus, wherein the indicator is made up of a sheet...
US-7,722,039 Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus
A cam unit includes three cams fixed on a common cam shaft for moving a pair of feeding rollers, a pair of lateral registration rollers, and a stopper unit,...
US-7,722,031 Image forming apparatus including a sheet feed cassette capable of effectively transporting a sheet recording...
An image forming apparatus includes a sheet feed cassette for storing a sheet. The sheet feed cassette includes a protective sheet which is provided on a portion...
US-7,721,971 Image processing system, image processing method and computer readable information recording medium
In an image processing system, in which code data is transmitted between at least one client and a server, the client includes a selecting unit to select a...
US-7,721,327 Information input-output device, information input-output system, mobile communication terminal, and...
An information input-output system comprises a mobile communication terminal, and a host computer that performs communications with the terminal over a radio...
US-7,720,875 Information processing apparatus, image processing apparatus, data conversion method, and computer-readable...
An information processing apparatus is disclosed that includes a system acquisition data conversion unit that converts system acquisition data acquired as...
US-7,720,758 System, computer program product and method for managing bills issued from application service providers
A method, system and computer program product for managing bills issued from applications service providers (ASPs). The method on which the system and computer...
US-7,720,428 Toner recovery apparatus, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
To provide a toner recovery apparatus including: a toner transporting duct; and an endless toner transporting belt; wherein the toner transporting belt is...
US-7,720,418 Toner change and flow stabilizing developing device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A developing unit develops a latent image on an image carrier with toner. A toner cartridge is detachably arranged in parallel with the developing unit, and...
US-7,720,417 Toner container and image forming apparatus
A toner container detachably attached to a toner-container holder of a main body of an image forming apparatus includes a container body that includes an...
US-7,720,416 Method and toner bottle for image forming apparatus capable of effectively supplying toner to image forming...
The toner bottle exchangeably used in an image forming apparatus. The toner bottle includes a bottle body having a substantially cylindrical shape and configured...
US-7,720,415 Image forming apparatus including fixing unit, and fixing unit support method and fixing unit position...
An image forming apparatus and methods of supporting and adjusting a position of a fixing unit thereof. The apparatus includes a frame having a first side plate...
US-7,720,406 Optical device and image forming apparatus
An optical device includes an optical element that transmits or reflects light, and scans the light onto a target surface to form a latent image on the target...
US-7,720,402 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of controlling toner concentration accurately
A toner-concentration controller includes a controller configured to control a toner supply amount in accordance with a detection result of a toner-concentration...
US-7,720,290 Method, program, and apparatus for detecting specific information included in image data of original image, and...
An image processing apparatus which includes a specific information extracting processor that extracts specific information that is represented by an image and...
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