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US-7,693,456 Conductive member and process cartridge having it and image forming apparatus having the process cartridge
A conductive member including a conductive supporting body (1), an electric resistance adjusting layer (2) formed on the conductive supporting body (1), and...
US-7,693,455 Conductive member, process cartridge having conductive member, and image forming apparatus having process cartridge
A conductive member to be disposed so as to abut on an image carrier is provided. The conductive member includes an elongate conductive supporter, an electrical...
US-7,693,440 Image forming apparatus for forming image with fixing device power supply control method for controlling the...
An image forming apparatus for forming an image with a fixing member, which fixing member includes a first heating member and a plurality of second heating...
US-7,693,439 Fixing device, and method and device for heating control used in the same
A fixing device includes a pair of rotating members, a heater, a detector, a calculator, a pulse width modulation circuit, and a controller. In at least one...
US-7,693,204 Surface-emitting laser device and surface-emitting laser array including same
A surface-emitting laser device is disclosed that includes a substrate connected to a heat sink; a first reflective layer formed of a semiconductor distributed...
US-7,693,196 Semiconductor laser driving unit and image forming apparatus having the same
A semiconductor laser driving unit is disclosed that includes a first part generating a bias current; a second part generating a first current for causing the...
US-7,693,019 Information recording device, method of controlling recording operation of said device, and program for...
An information recording device having a recording head for recording information on a recording medium includes: an inherent ID generator that generates an...
US-7,692,816 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer product
When first image data, which is in a first color space, is converted into second image data, which is in a second color space corresponding to an image output...
US-7,692,808 System, method and computer program product for controlling image information
An image information control method and apparatus, the apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive bit map image data sent from an information...
US-7,692,801 Optical stacked structure inspecting method and optical stacked structure inspecting apparatus
An inspecting method inspects an optical stacked structure having a reflection layer and at least one light transmitting thin film sequentially stacked on a...
US-7,692,715 Digital camera
A digital camera according to the present invention includes a device to set up a plurality of exposure conditions, a device to obtain a plurality of imaging...
US-7,692,709 End-to-end design of electro-optic imaging systems with adjustable optical cutoff frequency
An optical system that behaves like an integrated low pass filter with an adjustable optical cutoff frequency. The filter behavior is "integrated" in the sense...
US-7,692,416 Voltage up-and-down DC-DC convertor
A voltage up and down synchronization and rectification type DC-DC converter goes up and down an input voltage using an inductor. The voltage up and down...
US-7,692,319 Efficient provision of alignment marks on semiconductor wafer
A semiconductor wafer includes multi chip areas each including two or more device chip areas and arranged in an X-axis direction and a Y-axis direction, a...
US-7,691,931 Organic-inorganic hybrid material and method of preparing the organic-inorganic hybrid material, and...
An organic-inorganic hybrid material, including a charge transportable organic polymer and a metal oxide.
US-7,691,791 Lubricant molded body, lubricant application apparatus, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A lubricant molded body, which is to be applied to a surface of a photosensitive layer for electrophotography in an image forming apparatus, for example, is...
US-7,690,763 Color imaging apparatus configured to reduce bidirectional color difference
An imaging apparatus is disclosed that includes plural heads that are arranged in a main scanning direction, the heads including plural nozzle arrays that are...
US-7,690,757 Head capping member, head maintenance or recovery device, device for ejecting a liquid drop, and image forming...
A head capping member for capping an ejection face of a liquid ejecting head which face is provided with a nozzle for ejecting a liquid drop is provided, which...
US-7,690,639 Sheet conveying device, and image forming apparatus including same
A sheet conveying device, that can be included in an image forming apparatus, includes a first conveying unit to convey a sheet in a first sheet conveying...
US-7,690,633 Sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus including stapling and folding mechanism
A sheet processing apparatus may include a conveyance path and a tray. The conveyance path may convey sheets. The tray may receive the sheets conveyed from the...
US-7,689,830 Communications apparatus and service providing technique using communications apparatus
A communications apparatus configured to provide a prescribed service via a network based on a standardized interface of a prescribed communications protocol is...
US-7,689,712 Techniques for integrating note-taking and multimedia information
Techniques to improve a user's note-taking experience. While taking notes for a presentation, a user can request one or more portions of information recorded...
US-7,689,691 Method and system for remote diagnostic, control and information collection based on various communication...
A method, system, and program product for communicating with machines and end users connected to a network. Information sent to or from the machines is...
US-7,689,153 Image forming system having charge balancing system
An image formation system is configured by connecting two or more image formation devices. The system includes a fixing device fixing an unfixed development...
US-7,689,145 Replacement unit, image forming apparatus, and method of attaching replacement unit of image forming apparatus
A replacement unit having a toner bottle and a fixing liquid bottle integrated with each other is attached to a printer main body (image forming apparatus main...
US-7,689,142 Image forming apparatus, and processing unit and latent image writing device mounted therein
An image forming apparatus capable of suppressing drop in the write positional accuracy of the optical write while improving the maintenancability of the...
US-7,689,119 Digital camera that stores the location of an object
An image processing device including an optical system, a storage device, a position detecting device, and a direction detecting device. An optical system...
US-7,688,695 Method of writing multi-level data using adjusted recording waveform
A method of writing multi-level data to a recording medium is disclosed. The multi-level data is written by the emission of light beam. The method is...
US-7,688,491 Diffractive-optical element, scanning optical system, optical scanner, and image forming apparatus
A diffractive-optical element that is transparent includes a diffraction surface that is formed by a step. A width of the step is set substantially equal to a...
US-7,688,488 Image reading device and image forming apparatus including the same
An image reading device including a plurality of image sensors configured to read image data of an original document, each of which having a reading range...
US-7,688,047 Power circuit and method of rising output voltage of power circuit
The power circuit includes a switching regulator part, a series regulator part and a control circuit part for controlling operation of the switching regulator...
US-7,687,762 Monitoring device, light source device, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus having an aperture...
A monitoring device includes a first aperture plate, a second aperture plate, and a photodiode. The first aperture is disposed in a light path of a light beam...
US-7,686,158 Belt-conveyor device and image forming apparatus
A belt-conveyor device includes a detecting unit that detects a belt position in a width direction of the endless belt for a plurality of times within more than...
US-RE41,176 Liquid crystal display device having electrodes connected at a location close to an outside edge of a contact hole
A liquid crystal display device including a first substrate having a contact hole and second substrate substantially in parallel with the first substrate. Each...
US-7,685,428 Transmission of event markers to data stream recorder
An information stream (media stream) can be "bookmarked" with event markers to note points in time in the information stream of occurrences of interesting...
US-7,684,742 Image forming method, and image transferring mechanism, a method of scale reading, a belt transfer unit, and...
An image forming apparatus includes an image transferring device having a belt transfer unit for effectively performing an image transfer operation. The belt...
US-7,684,741 Image forming apparatus
An endless belt is extended over extending rollers, and carries a toner image transferred from an image carrier or a transfer sheet. The endless belt includes a...
US-7,684,740 Belt driving controller, belt rotating device, and image forming apparatus
A belt driving controller is disclosed. The belt driving controller executes driving control of a belt that is wound around plural sustaining rollers by...
US-7,684,732 Process unit and image forming apparatus including the same
An image forming apparatus includes at least a latent image carrier, a latent image forming mechanism, a developing mechanism and a charger. The latent image...
US-7,684,721 Image forming device and image input device
In an image forming device which acquires image information of a document and forms an image on a recording sheet, an image forming device body has a first...
US-7,684,648 Reducing the size of a document image
An apparatus, method, system, computer program and product, capable of reducing the size of an original image. The method segments the original image into a...
US-7,684,637 Method, computer program, and apparatus for detecting specific information included in image data of original...
An image processing apparatus includes an image input device that reads an original image and obtains image data from the original image by selecting one of...
US-7,684,531 Data recovery method and data recovery circuit
A data recovery method includes the steps of: (a) oversampling data that have been transmitted serially in sync with a first clock of frequency f1, using a...
US-7,684,458 Surface-emission laser diode and fabrication process thereof
A surface-emission laser diode comprises a cavity region over a semiconductor substrate and includes an active layer containing at least one quantum well active...
US-7,684,456 Laser diode and semiconductor light-emitting device producing visible-wavelength radiation
A laser diode includes a substrate having a lattice constant of GaAs or between GaAs and GaP, a first cladding layer of AlGaInP formed on the substrate, an...
US-7,684,163 Abnormal connection detecting circuit and driving device including the same
A device for detecting an abnormal connection status of a load connected between a first connection terminal and a second connection terminal is disclosed. An...
US-7,684,100 Optical-element holding device, method of adjusting shape of optical element, optical-element shape adjusting...
An optical-element holding device includes an elastic member that presses an optical element with an elastic force in a direction orthogonal to an optical axis...
US-7,684,068 Method and system for automatically and transparently archiving documents and document meta data
According to the present invention, an automatic archiving system that makes document archiving largely transparent to the user. In one embodiment, documents...
US-7,684,067 Approach for securely processing an electronic document
A method and apparatus for processing an electronic document in a secure manner is provided. A first facsimile machine may verify that the configuration state of...
US-7,684,065 Unauthorized copy preventing system, unauthorized copy preventing method, unauthorized copy preventing program...
An unauthorized copy preventing system for preventing unauthorized copy of an image in an image forming apparatus which carries out image forming, by carrying...
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