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US-7,773,280 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
A disclosed optical scanning device includes: a light source unit having plural luminous sources; a light source driving unit modulating each luminous source in...
US-7,773,255 Apparatus and method for detecting document tampering
For detecting tampering made on a paper document, by carrying out image processing on grayscale image data optically read from the paper document, amplifying a...
US-7,773,250 Image forming apparatus, method and computer program product capable of detecting a copy-prohibited manuscript
This patent specification describes an image forming apparatus which can effectively check and prevent the unauthorized image processing so that the obtained...
US-7,772,817 Constant voltage circuit capable of quickly responding to a sudden change of load current
A constant voltage circuit which is capable of quickly responding to a sudden change of an output voltage includes an output transistor, and first and second...
US-7,772,815 Constant voltage circuit with higher speed error amplifier and current limiting
A constant voltage circuit is disclosed that includes an output voltage control transistor outputting a current to an output terminal; a first error amplifier...
US-7,772,805 Charge/discharge protection circuit utilizing a charger connection recovery circuit that cycles a discharge...
A charge/discharge protection circuit that protects a secondary battery from overcharge, over-discharge, charge over-current, and discharge over-current is...
US-7,770,998 Method and apparatus for color image forming capable of effectively forming a quality color image
A maintenance pattern forming method includes conveying, generating, and forming. The conveying conveys a transfer member on a surface of a conveying member such...
US-7,770,888 Paper-feeding device and image forming apparatus
A paper-feeding device for use in an image forming apparatus that includes a tray on which a recording sheet is configured to be stacked, the tray having an...
US-7,770,880 Image forming apparatus, sheet feeding source selection method, and recording medium
A technology for selecting a sheet feeding source in an image forming apparatus including a plurality of sheet feeding sources is disclosed. A rank is acquired...
US-D621,415 Portion of liquid crystal panel with icon image
US-7,770,128 Compensating for cognitive load in jumping back
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for compensating for cognitive load in jumping back. In one embodiment, the method comprises serially displaying a...
US-7,769,872 Gateway apparatus, network terminal apparatus and communication method
A gateway apparatus including a gateway function conforming to the ITU-T recommendation T.38 is provided. The gateway apparatus can be connected to both of an...
US-7,769,772 Mixed media reality brokerage network with layout-independent recognition
A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system associated techniques are disclosed. The MMR system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes media...
US-7,769,771 Searching a document using relevance feedback
When a search request is input, an initial search result that matches the search request is displayed to a user. When a seed document set is selected by the user...
US-7,769,332 Pressurizing unit, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A pressurizing unit includes a contact-pressure member for pressurizing an endless belt, a holding member that holds the contact-pressure member, and a biasing...
US-7,769,326 Developing device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A developing device capable of improving the fluidity of a developer and alleviating the stress generated in the developer, and a process cartridge and an image...
US-7,769,321 Functional unit locking apparatus and image forming apparatus including the functional unit locking apparatus
After a functional unit is pushed into the innermost position within the image forming apparatus main body, the unit is locked to the image forming apparatus...
US-7,769,316 Developing unit and process cartridge for reducing toner scattering, and image forming apparatus using the same
A developing unit for developing a latent image formed on an image carrier includes a developer carrier, a developer regulator, and a sealing member. The...
US-7,769,310 Image forming apparatus with improved separability of transfer material
An image forming apparatus in which a visible image is transferred to a transfer material includes a pre-transfer exposing unit that makes only a portion of a...
US-7,769,249 Document OCR implementing device and document OCR implementing method
A document OCR implementing device, includes a reading part configured to read a document and form a recognition image; an obtaining part configured to perform...
US-7,769,200 Method, apparatus, and computer product for embedding an electronic watermark into image data
In an apparatus for embedding an electronic watermark, a determining unit determines whether a specified area that is specified is present in image data. A...
US-7,768,725 Lens barrel
A light shielding piece is supported by a second lens holding frame such that the light shielding piece can rotate and move on a plane which is perpendicular to...
US-7,768,664 Communication system that receives an input from a user
A communication system includes a first apparatus and a second apparatus. The first apparatus matches first identification information with second identification...
US-7,768,001 Organic transistor, organic transistor array, and display apparatus
An off-current is reduced in an organic transistor, with which an organic transistor array is formed. A display apparatus is constructed using the organic...
US-7,767,284 Optical recording medium, and, method for manufacturing the same, and method and apparatus for optical...
The object of the present invention is to provide an optical recording medium which comprises a substrate, and a first information layer and a second information...
US-7,767,117 Manufacturing method of a flexible optical disk
A flexible optical disk, includes a disk substrate, wherein a rigidity of the disk is equal to or more than 5 Pa and equal to or less than 5000 Pa where the...
US-7,766,454 Liquid discharge head, liquid discharger, and image forming apparatus, including silicone resin layer formed on...
A liquid discharge head configured to discharge liquid is disclosed that includes a silicone resin layer formed on the side of a surface from which the liquid is...
US-7,765,686 Multilayer wiring structure and method of manufacturing the same
A method of manufacturing a multilayer wiring structure is disclosed. The method comprises a step of forming a via post on a first metal wiring element, a step...
US-7,765,480 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and a computer-readable storage medium containing a...
An image processing apparatus according to the present invention comprises a reference image extracting section for extracting a reference image as an object for...
US-7,765,413 Image processing device and method of controlling the image processing device which estimates a...
An object of the invention is to provide an image processing device having a sub-system performing a power saving control to support the use of a USB device or...
US-7,765,248 Service providing method, service provider apparatus, information processing method and apparatus and...
A service provider apparatus is provided with a first application for executing a process related to a Web page or Web contents, and a service providing part for...
US-7,765,193 Control of document disclosure according to affiliation or document type
An apparatus for supplying document includes a storage unit configured to store therein a set of documents and an affiliation within an organization paired up...
US-7,764,921 Method and apparatus having improved sheet ejection system
An image forming apparatus includes an image reader, an image forming unit, an output portion, and a notifying mechanism for notifying the operator of the...
US-7,764,918 Cleaning device and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device includes a first cleaning portion provided at a position where a belt transfer body is moved after transfer, and includes a second cleaning...
US-7,764,912 Developer amount regulation blade structure
A developer amount regulation blade structure that effectively reduces assembly cost and improves image quality configured to form a layer of a developer on a...
US-7,764,906 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus, including an electrostatic latent image bearer bearing an electrostatic latent image; an electrostatic latent image former forming...
US-7,764,905 Assist members for an openable structure of an image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a first housing, a rotary shaft attached to the first housing, a second housing supported by the first housing, and first and...
US-7,764,887 Developing device and image forming apparatus
A developing device includes a developing roller that supplies two-component developer from a developer container to an image carrier, and a first developer...
US-7,764,405 Image processing device, image scanning device, and image forming apparatus
An image processing device includes an analog processing unit configured to perform line-clamping on an analog electric signal representing image data and to...
US-7,764,391 Facsimile apparatus allowing easy management through email
A facsimile apparatus configured to exchange email data via a network includes a system control unit which controls an operation of the facsimile apparatus, a...
US-7,764,301 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a deflecting unit, a first sensor, and a modulating system. The deflecting unit deflects a plurality of beams in a main...
US-7,764,109 Semiconductor device and voltage divider circuit
A semiconductor device includes a resistance layout area that disposes multiple unit resistors, and a voltage divider circuit that divides a voltage applied to a...
US-7,764,006 Piezoelectric actuator and manufacturing method thereof, liquid ejecting head, and image forming apparatus
A piezoelectric actuator is disclosed. The piezoelectric actuator includes a base member and three or more piezoelectric element members in which plural...
US-7,763,410 Electrophotographic developing carrier, associated apparatus and methodology of classification and application
A vibrating sieve for classifying a particulate material, including an oscillator comprising a transducer; and at least two meshes layered together and located...
US-7,762,170 Heat-effect reduceable finishing unit and image forming system using the same
A perforator configured to perforate a sheet includes a first frame and a blade. The first frame includes a first main face having a first hole, and is provided...
US-D620,523 Toner cartridge
US-7,761,908 Network apparatus
Exemplary embodiments of the present application provide an apparatus, system, method, computer program and product, each capable of authenticating a client,...
US-7,761,804 Avoiding disorientation under discontinuous navigation in an image flipping system
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for avoiding disorientation under discontinuous navigation in an image flipping system. In one embodiment, the method...
US-7,761,789 Methods for computing a navigation path
A method, apparatus and article of manufacture for creating visualizations of documents are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving audible,...
US-7,761,044 Fixing device and image forming apparatus using the same
A ratio of a radius of curvature of a pressure applying member with an elastic layer, which pushes an endless belt wound around an endless heating member with...
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