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US-7,629,263 Semiconductor sensor production method and semiconductor sensor
A semiconductor sensor production method includes the steps of (A) forming a first etching mask layer on a support part segment of a backside semiconductor...
US-7,629,104 Carrier, method for producing the carrier, developer, and image forming method using the developer
The present invention provides a method for producing a carrier which includes forming a coating layer on a surface of a core material by dissolving or...
US-7,629,103 Photoconductor, manufacturing method thereof, image forming process and image forming apparatus using...
A photoconductor comprising a photosensitive layer disposed on an support, wherein the photosensitive layer has at least a crosslinked layer and the crosslinked...
US-7,629,099 Toner, developer, image forming method, and toner container
A toner is provided manufactured by a method having the steps: dispersing toner constituents including a resin, in an aqueous medium containing a particulate...
US-7,629,094 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, and image forming method, image forming apparatus and process cartridge...
An electrophotographic photoreceptor including an electroconductive substrate and a photosensitive layer located overlying the electroconductive substrate,...
US-7,628,858 Coating film forming apparatus, electrophotographic fixing member formed by coating film apparatus, and image...
A coating film forming apparatus, which applies a paint to an outer circumferential face of an object to be coated to form a coating film, the coating film...
US-7,628,556 Inkjet carriage unit, inkjet recording apparatus, and image forming apparatus
An inkjet carriage unit is disclosed that includes a main body, a sensor holding part detachably attached to the main body, and an encoder sensor attached to the...
US-7,628,463 Imaging forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus is disclosed that includes a recording head including a nozzle from which liquid droplets are ejected, a pressure chamber...
US-7,628,316 Recycled product distribution support apparatus and program
A recycling management apparatus acquires stock quantity information, past collection quantity information, and yield information for each type of products, cost...
US-7,627,751 Information processing apparatus, an authentication apparatus, and an external apparatus
An information processing apparatus is disclosed that uses a function of an external apparatus using certificate information from an authentication apparatus for...
US-7,627,277 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus, including a compensation pattern forming device to form a predetermined compensation pattern to compensate image displacement in each...
US-7,627,271 Image forming apparatus including drive transmission member including gears and shafts
An image forming apparatus includes: a photosensitive member; a plurality of development devices attachable to and detachable from a main body of the image...
US-7,627,270 Image forming apparatus that effectively charges a latent image carrier
A charging device for applying a voltage to a latent image carrier of an image forming apparatus includes a brush roller, a voltage applying mechanism, and a...
US-7,627,268 Image forming apparatus capable of providing a stable belt movement in a belt unit
An image forming apparatus includes a belt unit having a support roller, a tension roller, a pair of side frames, a belt, and a guiding mechanism. The pair of...
US-7,627,260 Development apparatus, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A development apparatus can uniform a toner density by controlling the phase of a toner density fluctuation, and can inhibit fluctuation of the toner density and...
US-7,627,185 Hierarchically compressing and coding and storing image data
An image processing apparatus hierarchically compresses and codes image data by subjecting pixel values of the image data to a discrete wavelet transform,...
US-7,627,136 Information embedding device, information detecting device, information embedding and detecting system,...
An information embedding device is provided that embeds information in a document image having a character region therein. This information embedding device...
US-7,627,118 Scanner device, scanner system and image protection method
A scanner device that optically reads an image comprises a protect specification data detection unit that detects a protect specification data which is contained...
US-7,626,928 Communication apparatus, communication program, storage medium, and method of communication
A communication apparatus connected to a plurality of IP (internet protocol) networks and conducting packet communication with other communication apparatuses...
US-7,626,915 Phase-change optical recording medium and recording and reproducing method thereof
The phase-change optical recording medium having a substrate, and at least a first protective layer, a recording layer composed of a phase-change material, a...
US-7,626,744 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
By setting elements within the range that predetermined conditions are satisfied, for example, so that a size of a rotating polygon mirror is minimized, the...
US-7,626,733 Image-processing apparatus, an image-processing method, a program, and a memory medium
Efficient utilization of a memory medium is enhanced in an image-processing apparatus, in which encoded data of JPEG 2000 or Motion-JPEG 2000 are stored in the...
US-7,626,722 Image recording apparatus
There is provided an image recording apparatus able to form images without fluctuation of image dot intervals in the main scan direction.The image recording...
US-7,624,404 Communication method selection for exchanging information between service requester and service provider
A service request apparatus, which includes an application using a service provided by another apparatus by connecting to the another apparatus through a...
US-7,624,292 Battery power detection device
A battery power detection device is disclosed that has a reduced circuit area and is able to achieve sufficiently high detection accuracy. The battery power...
US-7,624,288 System for controlling power supplies of an image formation apparatus
An image formation apparatus is disclosed. The image formation apparatus includes a manuscript reading unit for reading a manuscript, a main power supply for...
US-7,624,182 Supporting multiple service discovery protocols on a device
Techniques for supporting multiple service discovery protocols (SDPs) on a multi-functional peripheral (MFP) are provided. The MFP includes a plurality of SDP...
US-7,624,045 System and method for transmitting information regarding supplies and suppliers for image forming equipment
A method and a system to help users of image forming equipment make informed decision on when to order supplied therefor and from which supplier. The equipment...
US-7,623,821 Conveyor device, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, and method of forming image
A conveyor device includes a conveyor belt and a driving unit that applies a driving force to the conveyor belt at different portions in a width direction of the...
US-7,623,816 Belt conveyance apparatus and image forming apparatus using such a belt conveyance apparatus
In an intermediate transfer part (100), a bead 107 is formed on an inner side of an intermediate transfer belt (102), which is rotated by an intermediate...
US-7,623,813 Bearing structure for a drive mechanism including a crimp
A drive shaft, which is driven by a drive motor, is held firmly at two points by bearing structures. The bearing structure has a hole in which a bearing member...
US-7,623,727 Image binarization apparatus, image binarization method, image pickup apparatus, image pickup method, and a...
In a digital camera, a CPU divides a multi-valued image into blocks and selects object blocks, which are to be the object of processing. A CCD outputs luminance...
US-7,623,711 White space graphs and trees for content-adaptive scaling of document images
A method, article of manufacture, and apparatus for content-adaptive scaling of document images is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises identifying...
US-7,623,298 Zoom lens, camera apparatus, and portable information terminal apparatus
A zoom lens comprises a first lens group G1, which includes a negative focal length, a second lens group G2, which includes a positive focal length, a third lens...
US-7,623,280 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a light source configured to emit light beams, a deflector to deflect the light beams emitted from the light source, a first...
US-7,623,268 Replacement halftoning
A method and an apparatus to perform replacement halftoning is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises dithering multiple color channels of a pixel of...
US-7,623,143 Light quantity adjusting apparatus, color-registration-deviation amount detecting apparatus light quantity...
Light quantity is adjusted in an image forming apparatus including an image carrier by forming a pattern on the image carrier, detecting a light quantity of a...
US-7,622,958 Semiconductor device including current-driven differential driver and method of controlling current-driven...
A semiconductor device includes a current-driven differential driver and a control circuit. The current-driven differential driver is configured to generate a...
US-7,622,901 System power supply apparatus and operational control method
A system power supply apparatus includes a first constant voltage circuit that generates and increases a voltage up to a first constant level when receiving a...
US-7,621,632 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus can improve an accuracy of conveyance of a recording medium with a simple structure and prevent a reverse flow of mist so as to stably...
US-7,621,619 Ink jet recording apparatus with higher flexibility in layout of components
An ink jet recording apparatus includes a recording head, a maintenance recovery unit for maintaining and recovering a state of the recording head, a waste...
US-7,621,608 Image forming apparatus having improved capability for maintaining ink delivery
An image forming apparatus having a recording head for discharging an ink includes a fuel cell unit and a water supply unit. The fuel cell unit generates power...
US-7,621,519 Sheet conveying apparatus, image reading apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A first conveying unit conveys a sheet. A second conveying unit conveys the sheet conveyed by the first conveying unit in a direction different from a sheet...
US-7,621,448 Information display medium, information managing apparatus, information managing method, guidance managing...
An information managing apparatus for managing an information display medium is disclosed that includes a reversible display unit that is configured to...
US-7,620,744 Method and system for diagnosis and control of machines using connection and connectionless modes of communication
A method and system for monitoring, controlling and diagnosing operation of a machine such as a business office machine including a facsimile machine, a copier,...
US-7,620,718 System and method to provide integrated device, user, and account information to users
A system and method for managing and servicing a device communicatively coupled to a network, including: receiving device information, including alert...
US-7,620,717 Method and system for remote diagnostic, control and information collection based on various communication...
A method, system, and program product for communicating with machines connected to a network. Information sent to or from the machines is transmitted using...
US-7,620,700 Communication system implementing a plurality of communication apparatuses as communication client and...
A communication technique is provided for realizing transmission/reception of an operation request and an operation response to a received operation response...
US-7,620,357 Image forming apparatus with obtuse-edge cleaning blade
An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a cleaning brush positioned upstream of a blade nip in the direction of movement of the surface of a...
US-7,620,349 Agent containing unit having improved usability, agent refill unit, and image forming apparatus
An agent containing unit for use in an image forming apparatus includes a container, a discharge port unit, and a support plate. The container stores an agent...
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