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Image reading apparatus
The present invention provides an image reading apparatus which controls conveyance of an original in accordance with the temperature of a conveyance roller for...
Sheet feeding device with concave suction belt
According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a sheet feeding device including: a tray holding sheets; a chamber having an opening and...
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...
Developer bearing member, developing device, process cartridge and image
A developer bearing member on which grooves slanting in a thrust direction of the developer bearing member cross other grooves reversely slanting relative to the...
Development device and process cartridge including development device
A development device configured to develop an electrostatic latent image on an image carrying member with a two-component developer having a toner and a carrier,...
Image forming apparatus dust container including dust conveyance members
A dust container includes a container body, an inlet, a dust detector, and a dust-conveying unit. The dust-conveying unit conveys the dust from the inlet to the...
Multiscale sharpening and smoothing with wavelets
A method and apparatus for processing image data are described. In one embodiment, a method of processing image data comprises decomposing the image data into...
Laser diode driving circuit
A disclosed laser diode driving circuit causes a laser diode to emit light by varying a current value of a current source in accordance with a control signal...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus wherein the position
of the rotational axis of the...
A disclosed optical scanning device includes an oscillating mirror supported by a torsion beam for deflecting light beams from a light source unit to scan an...
Wavelet-based image processing path
A system is described. In one embodiment, the system comprises an image processing path and a print engine coupled to the image processing path. The image...
Method and apparatus for image processing, and a computer product
A programmable image processor capable of realizing a plurality of image formation operations is comprised of an SIMD type data operation processing section,...
Detecting and protecting a copy guarded document
A detection result indicating whether a document image is copy guarded is generated. Based on the detection result, information contained in the document image...
Imaging apparatus and focus control method based on a number of automatic
focus scan stages, and recording...
An imaging apparatus achieves a high-speed automatic focus operation and a reduction in power consumption and prevents a miss focus due to an erroneous...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
A deflecting unit deflects a light beam emitted by each of a plurality of light-beam emitting units independently to scan surfaces of different bodies to be...
Differential amplifier circuit, voltage regulator using the differential
amplifier circuit, and method for...
A differential amplifier circuit, a voltage regulator using the differential amplifier circuit, and a method for controlling the differential amplifier circuit....
Noise injection apparatus for printed circuit board
A noise injection apparatus for injecting noise to a printed circuit board is disclosed that includes a signal generator that generates noise, a coaxial cable...
Device package, a printed wiring board, and an electronic apparatus with
efficiently spaced bottom electrodes...
A device package, such as a BGA, to be mounted on a printed wiring board (PWB) is disclosed. The bottom electrodes of the device package are arranged in an array...
Organic transistor with light emission, organic transistor unit and
display device incorporating the organic...
An organic transistor includes: a substrate made of electrically conductive material or semiconductor material; an insulating layer on the substrate; and an...
Camera and a portable apparatus having a flat body
A camera including a camera body having a substantially flat shape, a photographing optical system configured to perform a photographing operation and...
Multimedia visualization and integration environment
Embodiments of the present invention provide techniques for retrieving and displaying multimedia information. According to an embodiment of the present...
Method and system for script processing in script implementation of HTTP
to obtain information from devices
A method, system, and computer program product for extracting status information from within a script of a web page stored on a monitored device communicatively...
Component management system and method
A component management system includes: a component database for registering component data regarding a plurality of components, which have been admitted to be...
Charging unit and image forming apparatus incorporating the unit
A charging unit is disclosed capable of reducing undue variation and fluctuation margin of a charging gap, and controlling accurately the proper gap durably over...
Objective lens, optical pickup, and optical information processing
apparatus using the same
An optical pickup includes a first optical source producing a first optical beam having a wavelength .lamda.1, a second optical source producing a second optical...
Defect management method, reproduction method, recording medium,
information recording apparatus, and...
A method of managing a defective area in an information recording medium having a user data area, a replacement area, and a defect management information area is...
Lens barrel, lens driving apparatus, camera, and mobile information
A lens barrel capable of accurately detecting a position of a retractable lens retaining frame. A frame female member for rotating a frame around a lead screw...
Collaboration system, method and software program for image forming
The collaboration among the image forming devices is practiced on the computer network for efficiently utilizing the printing resources. When a large print job...
Method a system for improving resolution in color image data generated by
a color image sensor
An intensity value is independently estimated based upon interpolated values as well as measured sensor values according to the location of an individual sensor...
Image forming apparatus, printer apparatus, facsimile apparatus, and
An image forming apparatus includes a light source that emits a light beam in a main scanning direction according to image data to be used for image formation, a...
Transportation management system, transportation management method,
communication sheet, and communication antenna
A disclosed transportation management system includes a database including operational information and operator information that correspond to a target object, a...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and process cartridge
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member, a charging device, a transfer device, a lubricant supplying device, a developing device to develop...
Image forming apparatus including a fixing apparatus capable of
effectively maintaining fixability for an...
An image forming apparatus includes a toner image forming mechanism that forms a toner image on a recording medium and a fixing mechanism that fixes the toner...
Heat recycling image forming apparatus
In an image forming apparatus, a recording medium with a toner image is heated in a heat fusion region to fix the toner image on the recording medium. The image...
Body member of a powder container
The body member of a powder container of the present invention includes a bag-like powder storing body storing powder and formed with an opening at one end, and...
Developing device, a developing method, a process cartridge and an image
A developing device includes a developer bearing member, a developer supplying conveyer, a developer receiving conveyer and a developer agitating conveyer. The...
Power-saving control method of image forming device, and image forming
In a power-saving control method of an image forming device, the image forming device is set in a power saving state when an input operation is not performed by...
Image forming apparatus and image forming system
An image forming system which makes clear the point in time at which initial information transmission for all peripheral devices connected to an image forming...
Powder transferring device capable of detecting an amount of the powder
A powder transferring apparatus provided with a powder electrostatic transferring device includes a plurality of transferring electrodes configured to generate...
Image forming apparatus and image forming system that calculate operation
amount of components thereof
Process units, a transfer unit, a belt cleaning unit, a secondary transfer unit and a fixing unit each include a storage unit that stores therein information on...
Apparatus, method and program for compressing information
An information compression apparatus which compresses information and uses a DCT frequency conversion algorithm includes a plurality of block registers, a...
Coding and decoding of image data with additional information
An apparatus for coding and decoding includes a decoding unit which decodes compressed and coded data to restore original image data, a storing unit which stores...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer product
An image processing apparatus includes an extracting unit to extract watermark data from image data of an image; a generating unit to generate a watermark image...
Information reproducing method and apparatus
An information reproducing method includes the steps o of reading information from an information medium that is rotated, and determining a rotation velocity of...
Optical disk, program, recording medium, information recording apparatus
and recording method
A method for recording information in a rewritable optical disk having plural recording layers is disclosed. The method includes the steps of selecting either a...
Diffraction optical element, light beam detection device, optical scanner
and image forming apparatus
An optical element for diffracting a light beam includes a diffractive surface having a one-dimensional periodic structure. The periodic structure and...
Optical scanning unit having more maintenance-friendly adjustable lens
having a support member with first and...
An optical scanning unit includes: a light source configured to emit a light beam; a lens arranged so that the light beam emitted from the light source passes...
Image forming apparatus, program adding method, and a recording medium
An image forming apparatus include a program for performing a process concerning image formation by using a hardware resource, and a slot which a recording...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus using the same
An optical deflector of the present invention includes a movable mirror and torsion bars supporting the mirror and formed integrally with the mirror. The mirror...
Optical scanning method, optical scanner and image forming apparatus
An optical scanner can write a full-color image without occurrence of writing position differences even if a record density is switched. The optical scanner...
Reference voltage generation circuit, and constant voltage circuit using
the reference voltage generation circuit
A reference voltage generation circuit includes: a first field-effect transistor that is an n channel-type field-effect transistor of a depletion-type, wherein...