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US-7,672,607 Fixing device to reduce warm-up time and apparatus using same
A fixing device, including a fixing rotary body including a first heat source, a pressing rotary body including a second heat source, and a control device...
US-7,672,605 Transfer device and image forming apparatus
A transfer device is provided for an image forming apparatus designed such that toner images formed on a plurality of image bearing members are transferred one...
US-7,672,604 Image forming apparatus and image forming method using electrostatic transport and hopping
An image forming apparatus having a developing apparatus using a development system in which toner is moved by means of a traveling wave electric field. The...
US-7,672,602 Developing unit and image forming apparatus which forces consumption of toner
A developing unit supplies toner from a developing roller to an electrostatic latent image formed on an image carrier, and creates a visual image. A forced...
US-7,672,601 Image forming apparatus and output setting method of consumed status of consumable items of the image forming...
An image forming apparatus which uses a consumable item is disclosed. The image forming apparatus includes a consumed status detecting unit which detects a value...
US-7,672,583 Camera including a slip-proof section
A camera includes a base section, and a grip section which is provided in at least one lateral end of the camera, bending to a rear side of the camera. The grip...
US-7,672,543 Triggering applications based on a captured text in a mixed media environment
A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system and associated techniques are disclosed. The MMR system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes...
US-7,672,172 Memory configuration of a composite memory device
The present invention is related to a composite flash memory device comprises a plural sector flash memory array which is divided to plural sector that is a...
US-7,672,127 Information processing device and manufacturing method of the information processing device
An information processing device includes a housing part; a heating part arranged in the housing part; a cooling unit configured to cool the heating part; an...
US-7,672,066 Zoom lens camera and personal digital assistant device
A zoom lens includes, in order from an object to an image, a first lens group having positive refractive power, a second lens group having negative refractive...
US-7,672,032 Optical scanner and image forming apparatus using optical scanner
An optical axis of at least one surface of a resin-made diffracting lens is shifted in a main scanning direction with respect to an incident beam. A synchronous...
US-7,672,018 Image generation such that halftone colors are expressed with dither patterns selected based on densities of...
An image is generated by performing area coverage modulation to express a halftone color according to a gross area of dots displayed in a pixel of the image. The...
US-7,672,004 Format convertible image processing system, and program
An image processing system connects a plurality of clients to an image processing apparatus via a network. The image processing apparatus includes a reading...
US-7,671,884 Rotary drive apparatus, optical scan apparatus, and image formation apparatus
A rotary drive apparatus includes a rotary body with a support portion, a rotor magnet supported by the support portion of the rotary body, a fixation section...
US-7,671,882 Semiconductor laser modulation driving apparatus and image forming apparatus
A semiconductor laser modulation signal is generated for modulating a semiconductor laser. The semiconductor laser is driven based on the semiconductor laser...
US-7,671,879 Information recording apparatus
An information recording apparatus enables information to be recorded in a thermosensitive recording medium accurately while preventing the development of skew....
US-7,671,679 Semiconductor integrated circuit and amplifier for suppressing pop sound while minimizing voltage transition...
A semiconductor integrated circuit includes a capacitor element which defines a prescribed decay time constant with one or more resistors, an MOS transistor...
US-7,671,564 Integrated circuit for controlling charging, charging device using the integrated circuit, and method for...
An integrated circuit for charging a secondary battery including a charge current detection circuit detecting a charge current output from a charging transistor,...
US-7,671,291 Operations panel and image forming apparatus
An operations panel wherein a board having an upper surface where a plurality of switches is provided is provided in a housing, the operations panel includes a...
US-7,670,743 Image forming method
An image is formed by projecting an image by way of an image irradiating device onto an image bearing member configured to operate at a linear velocity of at...
US-7,670,742 Recording material, toner, liquid developer and image forming method using the same
It is an object of the present invention to provide a recording material which contains at least a colorant and a resin wherein the colorant contains silver, and...
US-7,670,741 Toner
A toner containing a toner particle manufactured by dispersing an organic solvent in which a component comprising a polymer having a portion reactive with an...
US-7,670,149 Electric board and image forming apparatus
An electric board is configured to be removably installed in a main body of an apparatus. The electric board includes a board member on which electric components...
US-7,669,148 System and methods for portable device for mixed media system
A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes media of at least two types (e.g., printed paper as a...
US-7,669,127 Techniques for capturing information during multimedia presentations
Techniques for capturing information during multimedia presentations. According to an embodiment, the presentation recording appliance (PRA) receives multimedia...
US-7,668,814 Document management system
A document management system includes an image input unit that inputs a document as an electronic image; a character extraction unit that extracts character...
US-7,668,800 Database query generation for project task management system for managing project schedules over a network
A client-server based project schedule management system comprises multiple editors accessible through a web browser to perform various scheduling tasks by...
US-7,668,799 Information processing apparatus
An information processing apparatus includes a storing unit configured to store a past history storing table for storing information indicating operations...
US-7,668,491 Belt conveyor and image forming apparatus to detect and correct meandering of a belt
A belt conveyor includes: an endless belt that is looped over a plurality of rollers, the plurality of rollers including a drive roller and a meandering...
US-7,668,471 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus including a latent image bearing member; a developing device configured to develop a latent image on the image bearing member with a...
US-7,668,336 Extracting embedded information from a document
An apparatus, method, system, computer program and product, each capable of extracting embedded information from a document. The method includes inputting the...
US-7,667,883 Optical scanning apparatus and its optical element, method and apparatus for positioning and fixing the optical...
Method and apparatus for optical scanning includes a sliding bed and a center adjusting unit. The sliding bed predetermines a position of an optical element in a...
US-7,667,876 Generating a normalized image from an original image
An apparatus, method, system, and computer program and product, each capable of generating normalized image data from original image data are disclosed. To...
US-7,667,868 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
A light flux emitted from a light source is split into two by a light flux splitting unit, and these are respectively made incident on upper and lower tiers of...
US-7,667,726 Optical writing unit and an image forming apparatus including the same
An optical writing unit, e.g., that can be included in an image forming apparatus includes a housing within which are disposed additional components of the...
US-7,667,713 Image processing method, image processing apparatus and computer-readable storage medium
An image processing apparatus is provided with a process unit to carry out a resolution conversion process and an image division process with respect to an input...
US-7,667,711 Image processing system, a method thereof, and a recording medium thereof
An image processing system, a method thereof, and a recording medium thereof are disclosed. The image processing system includes a command converting unit for...
US-7,667,685 Operations panel and image forming apparatus
An operations panel is disclosed that comprises plural operations blocks attached to a main body of an electronic apparatus; a selection information output unit...
US-7,667,587 Data communications apparatus, data communications system and data communications method
A data communications apparatus for communicating with another apparatus is disclosed. The data communications apparatus includes: a physical amount detection...
US-7,667,442 Constant voltage power supply circuit and method of testing the same
A constant voltage power supply circuit is provided with a constant voltage circuit part to convert an input voltage into a predetermined constant voltage, a...
US-7,666,566 Electrophotographic toner and method of preparing the toner
A method of preparing a toner in an aqueous medium, including: preparing a dispersion or an emulsion of a toner composition comprising a resin including a...
US-7,666,563 Toner and developer using the toner
A toner is provided including a binder resin including at least one polyester resin in an amount of from 50 to 100% by weight, and a colorant having a specific...
US-7,665,830 Liquid discharge head, liquid discharge device, and image forming device
A liquid discharge head comprises a base member, a plurality of nozzles which discharge drops of a liquid, a plurality of liquid chambers which communicate with...
US-7,665,142 Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus
An image processing apparatus and an image forming apparatus can easily handle various kinds of documents including a special document and a normal document...
US-7,664,904 High speed serial switch fabric performing mapping of traffic classes onto virtual channels
A high-speed serial switch fabric is configured to perform a mapping of a traffic class that is capable of differentiating traffics onto a virtual channel. The...
US-7,664,887 Device architecture to support multiple protocols
A method and apparatus for adding support, to a device, for a new protocol which the device did not previously support is provided. Protocol information, which...
US-7,664,886 System, method, and computer program product using an SNMP implementation to obtain vendor information from...
There is provided a method, system, and computer program product for extracting information related to a monitored device communicatively coupled to a network...
US-7,664,829 Document managing system, document managing apparatus and document managing method
A document managing system is provided with a plurality of document managing apparatuses each configured to retrieve a document stored in a storage according to...
US-7,664,733 Techniques for performing operations on a source symbolic document
Recorded information is accessed. A source document is determined using the recorded information. If a criterion is satisfied based on the recorded information...
US-7,664,450 Image fixing apparatus and image forming apparatus
An image fixing apparatus stably maintains high efficiency in heat generation and reduces excessive heat and loss of electric power consumption for fixing image....
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