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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...
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...
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...
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...
Developing unit and image forming apparatus which forces consumption of
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...
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...
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...
Triggering applications based on a captured text in a mixed media
A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system and associated techniques are disclosed. The MMR system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes...
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...
Information processing device and manufacturing method of the information
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Rotary drive apparatus, optical scan apparatus, and image formation
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...
Semiconductor laser modulation driving apparatus and image forming
A semiconductor laser modulation signal is generated for modulating a semiconductor laser. The semiconductor laser is driven based on the semiconductor laser...
Information recording apparatus
An information recording apparatus enables information to be recorded in a thermosensitive recording medium accurately while preventing the development of skew....
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...
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,...
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...
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...
Recording material, toner, liquid developer and image forming method using
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Information processing apparatus
An information processing apparatus includes a storing unit configured to store a past history storing table for storing information indicating operations...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...