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US-7,733,317 Image display apparatus and alternative current drive method
A reliable image display apparatus is provided that is capable of preventing a direct current from being applied to liquid crystal of a spatial light modulating...
US-7,733,251 A/D convertion controlling device and image forming apparatus
A reference voltage generating unit generates a plurality of analog reference voltages, and an A/D converting unit converts the analog reference voltages thus...
US-7,733,068 DC-DC converter
A DC-DC converter includes a switching transistor connected to an inductor and a power input terminal, with the inductor connected to an output terminal, a...
US-7,733,041 Method and device for driving rotating-body, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, and computer program...
A plurality of detection target portions are arranged around a rotating shaft of a rotating-body, one of which causes a detector to generate a first detection...
US-7,732,935 Wiring board, electronic circuit board, electronic apparatus and manufacturing method of electronic circuit board
A wiring board includes a substrate made of an insulation material and wired by a conductive material. A plurality of electrodes is formed on a surface of the...
US-7,732,373 Reversible thermosensitive recording medium, as well as reversible thermosensitive recording label, reversible...
To provide a reversible thermosensitive recording medium comprising a support, a thermosensitive recording layer formed on the support, and a protective layer...
US-7,731,861 Liquid drop discharge head and manufacture method thereof, micro device, ink-jet head, ink cartridge, and...
A liquid drop discharge head includes a chip 21 that is formed by separation of a silicon wafer 20. The silicon wafer 20 has a first direction and a second...
US-7,731,484 Vacuum pump control device and vacuum device
The present invention has an object of controlling power consumption by a vacuum pump by varying the number of revolutions of the vacuum pump in accordance with...
US-7,731,435 Techniques for printing with integrated paper sheet identification
A printing method and apparatus includes fingerprinting a sheet of printable media such as paper to obtain a fingerprint. The fingerprint is encrypted using an...
US-7,731,353 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a printing unit configured to form an image on a recording medium, and a guide device configured to guide the printing unit...
US-7,731,352 Image forming apparatus capable of allowing easy maintenance
An image forming apparatus includes a door which is disposed on a rear surface of the image forming apparatus that allows a portion of the rear side thereof to...
US-7,731,322 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus can form a high-quality image while acquiring a stable conveyance performance. A conveyance belt (21) conveys a recording medium (12)...
US-7,731,187 Sheet medium adjustment apparatus and image formation system capable of sorting sheet media
A sheet medium adjustment apparatus, e.g., in an image forming system, includes: an ejector to eject a conveyed sheet; a stacking device to stack each sheet...
US-7,731,182 Sliding mechanism, sheet guide, sheet loading device, and image forming apparatus
A sliding mechanism includes a sheet position limiting member having a sheet position limiting surface, the sheet position limiting member being configured to...
US-7,731,170 Open/close mechanism for paper tray for use in image forming apparatus
An open/close mechanism can be used for paper trays of an image forming apparatus. The open/close mechanism includes a plate member provided on a side of a...
US-7,731,076 Laser trimming problem suppressing semiconductor device manufacturing apparatus and method
A semiconductor device manufacturing apparatus includes a substrate holding section that holds a semiconductor wafer substrate, a discharge mechanism that...
US-7,730,896 Dry cleaning device and dry cleaning method
A circulation-air generating unit directly generates circulation air that flows along a surface of a cleaning tank. The circulation air is applied to cleaning...
US-D617,374 Laser printer with scanner
US-7,730,423 Method and system for organizing document information
A graphical user interface that presents document organization in terms of objects readily familiar to the user is provided by the present invention. According...
US-7,730,400 Display unit with touch panel, method of controlling the same, and computer products
A display unit includes a touch point locus detector that detects a locus of a touch point on the touch panel, and a suspended touch detector that detects that...
US-7,730,339 Remote wake-up from an energy-saving mode
A method and apparatus for communicating with a device is provided. A user views a graphical user interface displayed on a client. For example, the graphical...
US-7,730,069 Full-text search device performing merge processing by using full-text index-for-registration/ deletion storage...
When a number of document data registered in one of full-text index-for-registration/deletion storage parts reaches a predetermined number, or when a capacity of...
US-7,729,642 Stress-reduceable transport unit and image forming apparatus using the same
An agent transport unit for transporting an agent from a first container to a second container includes a transport route and a pump. The transport route...
US-7,729,634 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and process cartridge
An image forming apparatus and a process cartridge have high-durability and stably form high quality images under long-term use without reducing image density...
US-7,729,600 Tilt-sensitive camera projected viewfinder
A tilt-sensitive viewfinder indicates the area of an object plane within view of the camera using a visible signal projected from the camera. A direction sensor...
US-7,729,549 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus is disclosed. The image processing apparatus includes an extraction unit to extract layer levels of each packet included in partial...
US-7,729,418 Testing circuit for measuring a frequency of signal output from clock generator
A testing circuit measures a center frequency of a clock signal outputted by a clock generator. The clock generator has a frequency modulator capable of (1)...
US-7,729,399 Semiconductor laser driving circuit less susceptible to noise interference
A laser driving circuit configured to drive a semiconductor laser diode, which is less susceptible to noise interference and capable of achieving the control of...
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...
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