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US-7,631,860 Binding apparatus, paper processing apparatus and image forming system
A paper processing apparatus according to one or more embodiments includes a first and second convey mechanism, a first and second alignment mechanism, and a...
US-7,631,062 System, computer program product and method for managing and controlling a local network of electronic devices
A method, control device and computer program product for remotely controlling wireless network devices broadcasting a wireless menu request from a control...
US-7,631,022 Information processing apparatus and recording medium
An information processing apparatus is disclosed that updates a desired block data item contained in an archive file in an archive file format. According to an...
US-7,630,679 Image forming apparatus, toner container, and process cartridge
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier, a cleaner, and a toner container. The image carrier carries a toner image to be transferred onto a sheet....
US-7,630,659 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively performing a charging process
A method and an apparatus of controlling a charge voltage including the steps of applying, charging, detecting, and determining. The applying step applies an...
US-7,630,657 Method, apparatus, and program for image forming capable of effectively adjusting positional deviation
An image forming apparatus, in which a program for carrying out an image forming method is provided, includes a transfer member to receive respective images...
US-7,630,652 Image forming apparatus with enhanced maintainability
An image forming apparatus at least includes: a component, detachable from the image forming apparatus, including a driven portion; first and second detectors...
US-7,630,581 Correcting image distortion caused by scanning
An apparatus, system, method, computer program and product are disclosed, each capable of correcting distortion in a scanned image, using at least a character...
US-7,630,514 Embedding and extracting additional information in a document image
Additional information is embedded to a document image by: analyzing a layout of a document image, the layout comprising a character line having a plurality of...
US-7,630,286 Digital PLL circuit and optical disk apparatus having digital PLL circuit
An optical disk apparatus includes a binarizing circuit part for outputting a reference digital signal, and a digital PLL circuit part for outputting a write...
US-7,630,132 Polarization control device
A polarization control device includes a support substrate on which a metal compound structure is formed. The metal compound structure is formed with at least...
US-7,629,991 Writing controlling device and a color image forming apparatus
A write controlling device for an image forming apparatus including a time lag detecting device configured (i) to detect a time lag between (a) synchronization...
US-7,629,780 Power supply unit and printing apparatus with a supplemental power supply unit
A power supply unit and a printing apparatus, including a first power supply unit and a second power supply unit. The second power supply unit accumulates a...
US-7,629,775 Battery connection detection circuit
A battery connection detection circuit is disclosed that is able to correctly determine an operation condition of a secondary battery and a connection condition...
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...
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