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US-7,596,063 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...
US-7,595,940 Lens barrel, lens driving apparatus, camera, and mobile information terminal
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...
US-7,595,903 Collaboration system, method and software program for image forming apparatuses
The collaboration among the image forming devices is practiced on the computer network for efficiently utilizing the printing resources. When a large print job...
US-7,595,826 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...
US-7,595,812 Image forming apparatus, printer apparatus, facsimile apparatus, and copying machine
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...
US-7,593,737 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...
US-7,593,682 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...
US-7,593,680 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...
US-7,593,679 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...
US-7,593,674 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...
US-7,593,671 Developing device, a developing method, a process cartridge and an image forming apparatus
A developing device includes a developer bearing member, a developer supplying conveyer, a developer receiving conveyer and a developer agitating conveyer. The...
US-7,593,661 Power-saving control method of image forming device, and image forming device
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...
US-7,593,660 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...
US-7,593,657 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...
US-7,593,652 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...
US-7,593,583 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...
US-7,593,578 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...
US-7,593,542 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...
US-7,593,297 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...
US-7,593,296 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...
US-7,593,150 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...
US-7,593,149 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...
US-7,593,121 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...
US-7,593,029 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...
US-7,593,028 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...
US-7,592,861 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...
US-7,592,855 Trimming circuit and semiconductor device
A trimming circuit is disclosed. The trimming circuit includes a first trimming circuit having resistors and fuses, and a second trimming circuit having a...
US-7,592,854 Temperature sensing circuit
A temperature-sensing circuit includes a first circuit block outputting an output voltage having negative or positive temperature coefficients and a second...
US-7,592,116 Indium-containing carrier for electrophotography, developer using the same, and developer container
The object of the present invention is to provide a carrier for electrophotography which includes a core material and a coating layer comprising particles on a...
US-7,591,551 Image forming apparatus
In an image forming apparatus, an AC bias is supplied to a conveyance belt, and the amount of charge on the printing side of a recording sheet is decreased. The...
US-7,591,458 Sheet conveyance apparatus and image forming apparatus
A sheet conveyance apparatus can convey a recording paper (12) in a stable condition irrespective of a kind of the material of the recording paper (12). The...
US-D600,743 Toner cartridge holder
US-7,590,661 Advanced Web Services on a legacy platform
A technique is provided for allowing the implementation of Advanced Web Services on a legacy platform. Logical work is separated into modules and the target...
US-7,590,379 Image formation device
A safe and space-saving image formation device that reduces, with a simpler configuration, generation of abnormal images by blockage, skewing, etc. by the...
US-7,590,376 Fixing method, a fixing apparatus, an image formation method, and an image formation apparatus
An energy-saving fixing apparatus for use in image formation apparatuses such as a copying machine is disclosed.A recording medium is sandwiched by a pair of...
US-7,590,374 Conveyor device and image forming apparatus
A toner-conveying device includes a movable plate. The movable plate is movable between a holding position such as to couple a cap of a toner container to a...
US-7,590,360 Method and apparatus for selecting image forming apparatus having enough toner
An image forming apparatus network system having a first image forming apparatus connected with a plurality of second image forming apparatuses over a network,...
US-7,590,289 Method, apparatus, and program for image processing capable of preventing and detecting tampering, and a medium...
A method, apparatus, and program for image processing are provided to perform operations of generating a verification document image and detecting tampering on...
US-7,590,159 Surface-emission laser diode operable in the wavelength band of 1.1-1.7 micrometers and optical...
A surface-emission laser diode includes a distributed Bragg reflector tuned to wavelength of 1.1 .mu.m or longer, wherein the distributed Bragg reflector...
US-7,589,910 Zoom lens, camera, and personal digital assistant
The zoom lens includes a first lens group G1 having a negative refracting power, an aperture stop FA, a second lens group G2 having a positive refracting power,...
US-7,589,879 Method and apparatus for attaching part, light scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus
A method for attaching a part, including preparing an optical part-holding member for holding an optical part and a housing member having a bottom wall and...
US-7,589,878 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
A common photodetecting unit detects a plurality of beams scanned by a plurality of polyhedral reflection mirrors provided in a multiple stages with a common...
US-7,589,857 Image forming apparatus and address information processing method
An image forming apparatus and an address book process request processing method are disclosed to improve access security to an address book. The image forming...
US-7,589,846 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively correcting alignment errors of elementary color...
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism configured to perform an image processing operation for forming a plurality of elementary-color...
US-7,589,782 Imaging apparatus and imaging method for reducing release time lag
An imaging apparatus includes an exposure period setup part for generating a timing signal, an image pick up device control part for controlling an operation of...
US-7,589,778 Digital camera
A digital camera includes an imaging device driven by at least two kinds of drive modes, an image display device having a number of pixels less than a number of...
US-7,589,756 Optical scanning device, image forming apparatus, optical scanning correcting method, and image forming method
A beam detecting unit detects at least one of a position of an optical beam in a sub scanning direction and a position of the optical beam in a main scanning...
US-7,589,509 Switching regulator
A switching regulator that includes a switching transistor configured to control an output current by switching, a proportional current generator configured to...
US-7,589,307 Image display apparatus that reduces illuminance irregularity, projection-type image display apparatus using...
An illumination apparatus includes: a light source including at least one light-emitting element, the light-emitting element being configured to emit light and...
US-7,588,385 Coupling device and image forming apparatus using the same
An image forming apparatus includes a driving source, a rotary element and a coupling device. The coupling device includes an inner coupling having a cylindrical...
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