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US-7,660,226 Optical system, optical pickup apparatus, and optical disk apparatus
The present invention discloses an optical system for extracting signal light components from a beam including the signal light components and stray light...
US-7,660,114 Heat dissipating member, heat dissipating mechanism, and information processing apparatus
A heat dissipating member, a heat dissipating mechanism, and an information processing apparatus capable of improving the cooling efficiency without increasing...
US-7,660,020 Method and apparatus for controlling image processing for extraction assured embedding, and recording medium...
An image processing method includes acquiring an original image, acquiring original information, generating overlay information, determining where to embed the...
US-7,660,016 Image-processing apparatus, an image-forming apparatus, and a program
An image-processing apparatus for quantizing multi-level (M-level) image data into N-level values, where M>N>1, using a multi-level error-diffusion process...
US-7,660,009 Communication apparatus, transmission program, computer readable medium storing a transmission program,...
A communication apparatus includes receiving means for receiving image data and accompanying communication information, primary storage means for temporarily...
US-7,659,996 Relative position detection device and detector for rotary body and image forming apparatus including the...
This patent specification describes a relative position detection device and a detector for a rotary body and an image forming apparatus including the relative...
US-7,659,916 Heating unit, erasing device, and information erasing and recording apparatus
A heating unit is disclosed that heats a heat-sensitive medium. The heating unit includes a heat generating body that converts electric energy into heat energy;...
US-7,659,908 Image processing circuit, combined image processing circuit, and image forming apparatus
An image processing circuit comprising a plurality of line buffers is provided. Each line buffer stores pixel data of a plurality of pixels as line data, the...
US-7,659,726 Image forming apparatus with plural AC sources
An image forming apparatus includes two AC power input cords to be connected to an AC power source. The image forming apparatus can detect if at least one of the...
US-7,659,706 Current detector circuit and current-mode DC-DC converter using same
A current detector circuit for detecting a load current flowing through a load includes a first series circuit having a first element and the load connected in...
US-7,659,044 Photoconductor, producing method thereof, image forming process and image forming apparatus using...
A photoconductor comprising a photosensitive layer disposed on a support, wherein the photosensitive layer has a crosslinked layer and the crosslinked layer is...
US-7,658,979 Liquid crystal alignment film composition, liquid crystal device and display apparatus
To provide a liquid crystal alignment film composition including at least one type of triphenylene compound (I) represented by the following general formula (1):...
US-7,658,477 Liquid ejecting head, imaging forming apparatus, device for ejecting a liquid drop, and recording method
A liquid ejecting head comprising a nozzle configured to eject a liquid drop of recording liquid, a liquid chamber communicating to the nozzle, and an energy...
US-7,657,753 Image forming apparatus, information processing apparatus, information processing system, authentication method...
An image forming apparatus includes an input part to input authentication information for authenticating a predetermined operation with respect to a registered...
US-7,657,218 Gloss providing sheet and image formation apparatus
A disclosed gloss-providing sheet for providing high gloss to a toner image on a recording material by being placed on a toner image surface of the recording...
US-7,657,215 Image forming apparatus with a cleaning mechanism to collect toner for a fixing device
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device in which a cleaning mechanism for collecting toner left on a heat roller is arranged. When a preselected...
US-7,657,196 Compact image forming apparatus with a moveable optical sensor
An optical sensor detects at least one of a toner image and a toner adhesion amount per unit area based on a change of an optical characteristic on a surface of...
US-7,656,553 Printing user-created custom header/footer/separator pages from the printer driver
A method for customizing header pages, footer pages, and/or separator pages is disclosed. According to one aspect, a user interface is displayed. The user...
US-7,656,457 Imaging apparatus, imaging method and recording medium for minimizing release time lag
An imaging apparatus that includes a device for discharging charge or F/E-IC for discharging charge accumulated in an imaging device or CCD and for canceling...
US-7,656,450 Image capture apparatus which sets a substrate bias voltage of an image sensor
An image-pickup apparatus provided with an auto-focus capability. A first unit is configured to input a first trigger signal to initiate a distance measuring...
US-7,656,422 Pulse width modulaton device and image forming apparatus
A disclosed device for generating a pulse-width modulated signal according to image data and based on a pixel clock signal includes a pixel clock generating unit...
US-7,656,420 Controlling timing for starting image formation
Exemplary embodiments provide an apparatus, method, system, computer program and product, each capable of controlling a timing for starting image formation such...
US-7,656,293 Verification scheme used for email message containing information about remotely monitored devices
The present invention relates to sending control or monitoring information between two hardware devices utilizing email. Control information relating to either a...
US-7,655,936 Optical sensor and image forming apparatus that processes specular reflection light
An optical sensor includes at least one light emitting unit that emits a light, a first light receiving unit that receives specular reflection light from an...
US-7,655,374 Fixing liquid, toner fixing method and apparatus, and image forming method and apparatus
A fixing liquid configured to fix a toner containing a resin on a recording medium is disclosed, wherein a particle containing a component capable of dissolving...
US-7,654,652 Ink jet head
An ink jet head having: a common ink chamber for storing an ink supplied from an ink supply part; an ink supply path for supplying the ink stored in the common...
US-7,654,634 Image forming method and apparatus with interlocking inkjet printing operations
An image forming apparatus that has a carriage with a recording head having a nozzle for ejecting an ink includes a capping member configured to cover the nozzle...
US-7,654,392 Carrier tape containing good therein, and container using the carrier tape
A carrier tape including a main body and plural pockets arranged on the main body and configured to contain goods therein is described. The pockets have depths...
US-7,654,199 Printing device
A printing device capable of printing with either UV curable ink or non-UV curable ink and having a function of controlling so that printing under the printing...
US-7,653,925 Techniques for receiving information during multimedia presentations and communicating the information
Techniques for receiving information during multimedia presentations and for communicating the received information to one or more information access devices. A...
US-7,653,811 Selecting a repository satisfying a security level of data
A device, apparatus, system, computer program and product, each capable of selecting a storage repository for storing data from a plurality of repositories, by...
US-7,653,339 Protective agent, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A protective agent for forming a protective layer on the surface of an image carrier includes at least a hydrophilic organic compound and an amphiphilic organic...
US-7,653,332 Image forming apparatus having enhanced controlling method for reducing deviation of superimposed images
An image forming apparatus includes: image detectors to detect conditions of images, respectively, formed on a transfer member; sensors to detect rotational...
US-7,653,321 Image forming apparatus, fixing device, and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device configured to form a toner image on a sheet and a fixing device configured to fix the toner image on...
US-7,653,303 Digital camera and digital camera printing system applied thereon
A digital camera and a digital camera printing system which confirms whether there exists flawed photographic images, and the type of flaws which exist in order...
US-7,653,110 Semiconductor laser apparatus and method for mounting semiconductor laser apparatus
According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a semiconductor laser apparatus including: a laser device including: a semiconductor...
US-7,653,101 Excessive current input suppressing semiconductor laser light emitting circuit
A semiconductor laser light emitting circuit includes a semiconductor laser diode emitting a laser light by modulating a current supplied thereto, a light...
US-7,652,966 Information recording method and apparatus, information reproducing method and apparatus, and recording medium
A clock mark for extracting a clock when reproducing information from a recording medium and a synchronization mark for detection a bit-slip are recorded so that...
US-7,652,965 Method and apparatus for optical information recording capable of precisely controlling laser light emission
This patent specification describes a novel optical information recording method for recording mark and space information. The method for recording optical...
US-7,652,804 Image forming apparatus capable of efficiently controlling light radiation to read an image
An image forming apparatus, capable of efficiently controlling light radiation to read an image, includes at least one lighting tube and at least one reflector....
US-7,652,785 Camera and printer system and method allowing capturing and formatting multiple images based on the number received
When a plurality of image data are received, a form data from among at least one form data and a format data from among at least one format data are selected...
US-7,652,715 Photographing apparatus with improved system initialization and movement of optical system
A photographing apparatus includes an imaging optical system to guide light from a subject, a movement mechanism to move the imaging optical system, a sub...
US-7,652,555 Container for storing objects
A container that is capable of outputting information related to objects stored in the container. The container is able to output information for objects that...
US-7,652,540 Fine clock resolution digital phase locked loop apparatus
A digital phase locked loop apparatus includes an input signal time detecting device that detects a phase of an input signal with prescribed time resolution...
US-7,651,828 Method for preparing an electrophotographic photoreceptor
A method for preparing an electrophotographic photoreceptor, includes coating an electroconductive substrate with an undercoat layer containing a blocked...
US-7,651,724 Apparatus and method for manufacturing semiconductor device
An apparatus and a method for manufacturing semiconductor devices implemented with improved steps of forming a sealant resin layer on the surface of a wafer...
US-7,651,211 Recording method and printed matter
A recording method with an ink ejected by an ink jet head, in which an ink repellent layer is formed on a surface of a nozzle plate of the ink jet head so that...
US-7,651,205 Liquid discharging head using piezoelectric actuator and image forming apparatus using the liquid discharging head
A liquid discharging head includes a piezoelectric actuator including a plurality of piezoelectric elements and a plurality of electric supply members. The...
US-7,651,203 Inkjet recording device, ejecting device provided therein, and method of calibrating ejection characteristic...
A droplet ejecting device includes a nozzle unit, a piezoelectric member and a drive voltage generating unit. The piezoelectric member has a common electrode and...
US-7,651,197 Method of manufacturing an inkjet head through the anodic bonding of silicon members
In a method of manufacturing an inkjet head, a silicon dioxide (SiO.sub.2) layer is produced on the surface of first silicon member formed from single-crystal...
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