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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...
Heat dissipating member, heat dissipating mechanism, and information
A heat dissipating member, a heat dissipating mechanism, and an information processing apparatus capable of improving the cooling efficiency without increasing...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Heating unit, erasing device, and information erasing and recording
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;...
Image processing circuit, combined image processing circuit, and image
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...
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...
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...
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...
Liquid crystal alignment film composition, liquid crystal device and
To provide a liquid crystal alignment film composition including at least one type of triphenylene compound (I) represented by the following general formula (1):...
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...
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...
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...
Image forming apparatus with a cleaning mechanism to collect toner for a
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...
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...
Printing user-created custom header/footer/separator pages from the
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...
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...
Image capture apparatus which sets a substrate bias voltage of an image
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...
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...
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...
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...
Optical sensor and image forming apparatus that processes specular
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...
Fixing liquid, toner fixing method and apparatus, and image forming method
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...
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...
Image forming method and apparatus with interlocking inkjet printing
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Semiconductor laser apparatus and method for mounting semiconductor laser
According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a semiconductor laser apparatus including: a laser device including: a semiconductor...
Excessive current input suppressing semiconductor laser light emitting
A semiconductor laser light emitting circuit includes a semiconductor laser diode emitting a laser light by modulating a current supplied thereto, a light...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Method of manufacturing an inkjet head through the anodic bonding of
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...