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Method of and unit for inputting an image, and computer product
The image input unit comprises a pixel shift evaluation value and reliability calculating section that calculates a pixel shift evaluation value based on image...
Electric power supply control device, heating device and fixing device
An electric power supply part supplies electric power to a heat-generating member and a power requiring part. A control part controls electric power supplied to...
Silicon substrate processing method for observing defects in semiconductor
devices and defect-detecting method
A silicon substrate processing method for reducing the thickness of an area of a silicon substrate on which a metal layer is formed to implement a semiconductor...
Stably operable image-forming apparatus with improved paper conveying and
An image-forming apparatus includes an endless conveyor belt, a counter roller, and a clutch part. The endless conveyor belt is rotatable to convey paper with a...
Recording ink, ink cartridge, ink record, inkjet recording apparatus and
inkjet recording process
The object of the present invention is to provide a recording ink which is excellent in color developing properties, has a high delivery stability, can improve...
Inkjet recording head
An inkjet recording head includes a nozzle plate, chamber plate, and a diaphragm plate. The nozzle plate includes a plurality of nozzles for ejecting ink...
Inkjet printer with improved cleaning and adjustment capabilities, and
image processing apparatus
In an inkjet printer including at least a printhead of inkjet type configured to eject ink according to print data and a cleaning unit configured to perform a...
Sheet aligning device and image forming apparatus
A sheet aligning device includes a sheet feeder that discharges a sheet in a first direction, a sheet tray on which the sheet is stacked, a sheet jogger that...
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...
Sheet processing apparatus and image forming apparatus comprising same
The present invention provides a sheet processing apparatus, such as a finisher or sorter, for implementing predetermined processing such as alignment and...
Work conveying apparatus, method for producing work and method for
producing image forming apparatus
A work conveying apparatus including at least one movable work conveying device to support a work, a drive device capable of reciprocating by a predetermined...
A printer of the present invention includes a print drum around which a master made by cutting a stencil is to be wrapped, an ink feeding device for feeding ink...
Method and apparatus for providing a graphical user interface for creating
and editing a mapping of a first...
A method, apparatus, and computer program product for providing a graphical user interface for creating and editing a mapping of structured information to...
Implementing a web service application on a device with multiple threads
Techniques are provided for efficiently processing SOAP requests at a Web service application (WSA) of a multi-functional device (MFP). In one technique, a WSA...
Cleaning device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a photosensitive member, a charging member, an electrostatic latent image forming member, a developing member, a transferring...
Developing device including an advance impeding member and an image
forming apparatus using the same
A developing device is provided with which the increase in torque of a supply roller, unevenness of image density, and wear to the supply roller caused by the...
Flange, flange processing device, and method of processing flange
To provide a flange to be attached to an end of a photoconductor drum, the flange including: a drum engagement part capable of being engaged with an inner...
Charging device including charging roller and cleaning roller
A charging device, a process cartridge, and an image forming apparatus are provided. The charging device includes a charging roller configured to charge an image...
Optical disk apparatus compatible with different types of mediums adapted
for different wavelengths
A polarizing beam splitter for separating an upstream beam from a downstream beam according to the polarization of an incident beam is provided between first and...
Step-down DC-to-DC converter
A step-down DC-to-DC converter includes an input terminal, an output terminal, a switching transistor, and a rectifying transistor. The switching circuit is...
Downsize, high performance, and wide range magnification zoom lens and
A zoom lens includes a first lens band having a positive focal length, a second lens band having a negative focal length, and at least third to fifth lens bands...
Optical deflector, method of manufacturing optical deflector, optical
scanning apparatus, and image forming...
An optical deflector is disclosed that includes a rotary shaft; plural rotary polygon mirrors laminated in an axis direction of the rotary shaft, the rotary...
Color image processing apparatus and color printer system
A color image processing apparatus includes: a minimum value selection unit that selects a minimum value of an input gray level values; a first calculation unit...
Z-fold method and image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus is provided with an orientation setting part for setting a readable orientation of a document that enables an operator of the image...
Method and apparatus for image forming capable of detecting a reference
signal for a lighting control
An image forming apparatus includes a light emission source, a polygon mirror, a plurality of image carrying members, an optical detection mechanism, and an...
Constant-current circuit and light-emitting diode drive device therewith
A constant-current circuit includes a first transistor for supplying a current based on a control signal input to a gate of the first transistor so as to serve...
A switching regulator is disclosed that is able to operate with low power consumption and able to prevent variation of an output voltage. The switching regulator...
Delay time generation circuit, semiconductor device for protecting
secondary batteries using delay time...
A delay time generation circuit is disclosed that includes a counter circuit composed of plural cascade-connected flip-flop circuits for counting a pulse number...
Light emitting diode drive circuit
A drive circuit includes a constant voltage circuit to supply a constant voltage to one terminal of a load, a constant current circuit to supply a predetermined...
Toner, and developer, image forming method, image forming apparatus, and
process cartridge using the toner
A toner is provided prepared by a wet granulation method, comprising a binder resin and a colorant, wherein the toner adsorbs ammonia (NH.sub.3) in an amount of...
Sheet conveying apparatus and image forming apparatus with vibration
A sheet conveying apparatus includes a sheet containing unit that contains sheets; a sheet conveying unit that conveys the sheets; a separating unit that...
Document management server, information terminal apparatus, image forming
apparatus, document managing method,...
When a certain file is updated, a document management server determines whether a "registration state information mail" is set for that file, and after that,...
A developing apparatus is disclosed that includes a developer carrier for carrying a developer used for developing a latent image, a developer supplying chamber...
Image forming apparatus including cover and supporting unit
An image forming apparatus includes a cover and a supporting unit. The supporting unit includes a holding member, a supporting member, a first biasing unit, and...
Lifetime management device and image forming system
In an image forming system, a lifetime management device calculates remaining lifetime of process units, a transfer unit, a secondary transfer unit, a belt...
Document layout analysis with control of non-character area
An apparatus, method, system, computer program and product, each capable of applying document layout analysis to a document image with control of a non-character...
Threshold voltage difference allowable semiconductor laser driving
A semiconductor laser driving apparatus controls a semiconductor laser to output a prescribed intensity of laser light. The semiconductor laser driving apparatus...
Power supply apparatus and image forming apparatus
A circuit unit connects outputs from a first power supply and a second power supply in parallel, and simultaneously supplies powers from both power supplies to a...
Sheet detector mechanism including sheet detector further including
photoreceptors, and image forming apparatus...
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism, a sheet conveyance mechanism, and a sheet detector. The image forming mechanism forms an image...
Image forming apparatus having a removable output unit
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming section that discharges droplets of recording liquid to form an image on a recording medium, a body...
Ink-jet recording apparatus, ink-jet copier and recording medium
A containing member contains a recording medium which has a base member and granular material coated on both sides of the base member, and roughness of the...
Removing member and image forming apparatus
A removing member for use in an image forming apparatus removes foreign materials from a nozzle face of a discharge head provided in the image forming apparatus....
Image forming apparatus and image forming method, and program
An image forming apparatus includes a sheet mounting part for mounting plural sheets thereon, a sheet feeding part having a sheet feeding roller for feeding one...
Method of and system for managing rack operation, method of and system for
managing multistage rack, article...
When a first article is to be delivered to a customer and a second article is to be collected from the customer, first rack components required for delivery of...
Image processing device, method for saving power consumption of the image
processing device, and a computer product
The image processing device comprises a first function block section formed of functional blocks which require a supply of power so as to maintain the image...
System, computer program product and method for selecting an application
A method, system and computer program product for managing applications service provider (ASP) transactions between an ASP and an ASP user. The method on which...
Generating and displaying level-of-interest values
Attendees or viewers of a presentation provide input marking specific points corresponding to a high level of interest. Received bookmarks are aggregated to...
Method and apparatus for image forming and effectively applying lubricant
to an image bearing member
A lubricant supplying device including a molded lubricant having a Martens hardness of about 40 N/mm.sup.2 to about 70 N/mm.sup.2 measured with a test force of...
Image forming apparatus and image forming method with improved cleaning
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism to form a toner image on a recording medium according to image data and a fixing mechanism to fix...
Developing device using electrostatic transport and hopping (ETH)
A developing device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus that use ETH development, and are capable of forming good multi-color images with a simple...