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US-7,613,802 Creating devices to support a variety of models of remote diagnostics from various manufacturers
The present invention relates to creating device objects for maintaining communication between a interfacing device and a controlling device. These device...
US-7,613,549 Approach for managing power consumption in buildings
An approach for managing power consumption in a building includes receiving a signal that indicates that a user has entered or left the building. In response to...
US-7,613,419 Image forming apparatus and image forming method characterized by a particular nip time
An image forming apparatus equipped with an image bearing member, a latent electrostatic image forming unit which forms a latent electrostatic image on the image...
US-7,613,404 Image forming apparatus transferring log information
An image forming apparatus for performing a process relating to forming of an image includes a log management unit to manage generated log information, and a log...
US-7,613,386 Waterproof case for portable device
A waterproof case for containing a portable device including at least one operation part offset in a direction perpendicular to an inserting direction of the...
US-7,613,091 Method for identifying double-layer disc and optical disc apparatus
The object of the present invention is to enable the identification of double-layer disc type (recordable double-layer disc, rewritable double-layer disc and...
US-7,612,928 Optical scanning apparatus, image forming apparatus using the same and method of regulating the optical...
An optical scanning apparatus includes a plurality of light sources for emitting light beams and a rotary deflector for deflecting the light beams. A revolution...
US-7,612,920 Multifunction image forming apparatus and document information searching method
A control unit of a multifunction image forming apparatus obtains document information concerning copied documents, scanner read documents, and e-mail documents,...
US-7,612,570 Surface-potential distribution measuring apparatus, image carrier, and image forming apparatus
A surface-potential distribution measuring apparatus includes an electron gun, an electron-beam optical system, an electron-emission panel, a detector, and a...
US-7,612,455 Layered structure for electron device including regions of different wettability, electron device and electron...
A layered structure comprises a variable wettability layer including a material that changes a critical surface tension in response to energy provided thereto,...
US-7,611,815 External additive for toner for electrophotography, toner for electrophotography, double-component developer...
An external additive for a toner for electrophotography which contains oxide fine particles which contain silicon, in which the oxide fine particles have a...
US-7,611,762 Optical recording medium
An optical disc having a transition linear velocity of 8-11 m/s when irradiating continuous light with 11.+-.1 mW and a wavelength of 660.+-.10 nm using a pickup...
US-7,611,656 Method and device for fabricating plastic molded article
A method of fabricating a plastic molded article is disclosed. In the method, a compound liquid, including two component liquids insoluble in each other and...
US-7,611,238 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a conveyance belt stretched around a plurality of rollers and carrying and conveying a recording medium to the image forming...
US-7,611,138 Paper feeder and image forming apparatus using the same
A paper feeder for feeding paper in an image forming apparatus is disclosed. The paper feeder includes multiple manual paper feed openings and multiple manual...
US-7,611,106 Attaching structure of supporting legs for apparatus
An attaching structure of supporting legs for an apparatus is disclosed. The attaching structure of the supporting legs for the apparatus includes plural...
US-D603,450 Process cartridge for image forming apparatus
US-7,610,374 Method of initializing a data processing object associated with a communication protocol used to extract status...
A method, system, and computer program product for initializing at least one data processing object associated with a communication protocol used to extract...
US-7,610,372 Method and system for managing vendor and model information in a multi-protocol remote monitoring system
A method, system, and computer program product for managing information used by a plurality of communication protocols to extract status information related to a...
US-7,610,246 Information processing apparatus, control method therefor and computer readable information recording medium
An information processing apparatus handling a removable formation recording medium storing predetermined substance information and first license information...
US-7,610,008 Cleaning device, and process unit and image forming apparatus including the cleaning device
A cleaning device including an elastic blade whose tip is contacted with a surface of a rotating member in such a manner as to counter the rotated member to...
US-7,610,004 Apparatus for detecting amount of toner deposit and controlling density of image, method of forming...
An image forming apparatus includes a reference-pattern detecting transfer-body, a reference-pattern detecting unit, and a condition changing unit. The...
US-7,609,998 Transfer unit and image forming apparatus
A transfer belt is driven by a plurality of supporting rollers. A unit frame supports the supporting rollers in a rotatable manner. At least one of the...
US-7,609,988 Heater, fixing unit and image forming apparatus having power supplied from chargeable auxiliary power supplying...
A heater is operable with a main power supply unit and a chargeable auxiliary power supplying unit. The heater includes a heater part having one or a plurality...
US-7,609,957 Photographing lens driving control device
A photographing lens driving control device includes a plurality of lens groups (1A-1C) having a magnification function, a plurality of lens driving devices...
US-7,609,899 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium thereof to smooth tile boundaries
An image processing apparatus is disclosed. The image processing apparatus includes a coefficient correction unit for correcting only a high frequency...
US-7,609,897 Image coder and image decoder capable of power-saving control in image compression and decompression
An image decoder comprises a code decompression/decoding unit that decodes code data produced through compression and encoding of image data, a power supply...
US-7,609,851 Embedding data into document and extracting embedded data from document
An apparatus, method, system, computer program and product, each capable of embedding data into a document or extracting embedded data from document. The data to...
US-7,609,764 Coding apparatus, coding method, program and information recording medium that can suppress unnatural...
A coding apparatus includes a coding process unit that performs one of a field-based coding process and a frame-based coding process with respect to an...
US-7,609,735 Providing a suitable output current to a laser diode
A laser diode driving circuit capable of providing a suitable output current to a laser diode is disclosed. The laser diode driving circuit includes a current...
US-7,609,422 Document reading apparatus that reads a document image with a CCD image sensor
A document reading apparatus includes average output value detecting circuits and random value generating adder/subtractor circuits. The average output value...
US-7,609,412 Printing system, printing apparatus and terminal apparatus employed in printing system, and printing method
A printing system includes a printing apparatus, a terminal apparatus for transmitting and receiving information, a notification part notifying a user of the...
US-7,608,377 Image forming method and image forming apparatus
To provide an image forming method including forming a latent electrostatic image on a latent electrostatic image bearing member, developing the latent...
US-7,608,374 Toner and developer using the toner
A toner including a binder resin, and a release agent, wherein the following relationships are satisfied: 2 .mu.m.ltoreq.D4.ltoreq.4 .mu.m (a) 0.05...
US-7,608,373 Toner for developing electrostatic latent image, developer using the toner, and process cartridge, image...
A toner is provided containing a parent particulate material, which contains; a first colorant, a second colorant, and a binder resin, wherein the first...
US-7,607,786 Light deflector, light deflection array, optical system, image forming device, and projection type image...
A light deflector includes a substrate; a plurality of control members provided at edge parts of the substrate, the control members having upper parts where...
US-7,607,658 Sheet conveyance apparatus having mechanism for flexibly controlling interval between sheets and image forming...
A sheet conveyance apparatus includes a sheet conveyance path, a first conveyance mechanism located upstream in the sheet conveyance path, and a first drive...
US-7,607,537 Packaging box
A packaging box includes a first wall portion (11) and a second wall portion (12) opposed to the first wall portion (12). A shrinkable container (140a) filled...
US-D602,985 Toner cartridge
US-D602,984 Toner cartridge holder
US-7,606,949 Multifunction machine and a control method of the multifunction machine
A multifunction machine having an interface unit for controlling a USB, and a control method of the multifunction machine are disclosed. The multifunction...
US-7,606,941 FIFO device
A receiving FIFO device can prevent a PCI bus from being occupied unnecessarily to enhance the performance of a whole system. An input control part checks in a...
US-7,606,894 Method and system for determining the type of status information to extract from networked devices in a...
A method, system, and computer program product for managing information used by a plurality of communication protocols to extract status information related to a...
US-7,606,882 Method for obtaining an identifier of a monitored device
The present invention relates to determining the unique identification of an interfacing device. The interfacing device is first queried utilizing the...
US-7,606,521 Desktop color image forming apparatus and method of making the same
The present invention relates to an electrophotographic color image forming apparatus using a tandem-drum development, an indirect image-transfer method, and a...
US-7,606,514 Belt driving apparatus, image forming apparatus, belt driving method, and computer-readable medium for driving...
A belt driving apparatus is disclosed, that uses feedback signals for executing feedback control of a motor that drives the rotation of a belt. The belt driving...
US-7,606,505 Image forming method and apparatus capable of effectively performing charging operation
An image forming apparatus includes image forming units, a toner supply device, a common-unit detection device, an initial operation execution device, and a...
US-7,606,444 Multimodal access of meeting recordings
A meeting recorder captures multimodal information of a meeting. Subsequent analysis of the information produces scores indicative of visually and aurally...
US-7,605,951 Image reader, image forming and reproducing apparatus, and image reading method
An image reader comprises an image sensor configured to receive a light beam reflected from an original to be read and output an analog pixel signal...
US-7,605,933 Approach for securely processing an electronic document
A method and apparatus for processing an electronic document in a secure manner is provided. A client may verify that the configuration state of a ...
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