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US-7,580,651 Image forming apparatus and method of controlling energy saving mode
A method of controlling an energy saving mode in an image forming apparatus having hardware resources used in an image forming process and programs for...
US-7,580,623 Lens barrel, camera, and mobile information terminal
A lens barrel including a telescopic cylinder configured to be accommodated within a fixed cylinder; a plurality of lens groups configured to be retained in the...
US-7,580,571 Method and apparatus for detecting an orientation of characters in a document image
An apparatus and method for extracting a predetermined number of consecutive characters from a document image; converting the consecutive characters into a set...
US-7,580,449 DSSS and OFDM two-way waiting reception method and wireless LAN apparatus
A DSSS and OFDM two-way waiting reception method is disclosed. The reception method includes the steps of (a) maintaining a two-way waiting state if none of an...
US-7,580,333 Optical disk apparatus
In an optical disk apparatus, when the write-in process to the optical disk is interrupted, a data processing part and an encoder part are set to be in the...
US-7,580,164 Document separator pages
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for using document separator sheets is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises scanning a plurality of...
US-7,580,160 Modem and facsimile apparatus capable of monitoring G3 communications via ISDN
A facsimile use modem apparatus includes an analog interface formed from a silicon data access arrangement interfacing with an analog telephone line. A digital...
US-7,580,159 Method, program, and apparatus for preventing a reproduction of an anti-copy document, and a medium storing the...
An image processing apparatus includes a first pattern detecting mechanism, a memory, and a pattern identity determining mechanism. The first pattern detecting...
US-7,580,143 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and information processing apparatus for conducting print...
In an image forming apparatus for forming an image, a process indication indicating an execution of a process is received from a requesting part; and the process...
US-7,579,882 Output buffer circuit eliminating high voltage insulated transistor and level shift circuit, and an electronic...
A novel output buffer circuit including an input circuit, a voltage generating circuit, and an output circuit forms a three-state buffer circuit. The output...
US-7,579,817 Constant-voltage circuit capable of reducing time required for starting, semiconductor apparatus including...
A constant-voltage circuit includes a switching regulator and a series regulator each configured to start operating according to a selection signal input from...
US-7,579,795 Brushless-motor driving control device, image reading apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A drive control device for a brushless motor having a rotor and a plurality of coils with different phases can be included in an image reading apparatus or an...
US-7,579,716 Power storage device and image forming apparatus
A power storage device includes an alternating current (AC) power source, a field effect transistor (FET), a capacitor bank, a direct current (DC) fixing heater,...
US-7,579,645 Semiconductor device having non-volatile memory cell
A semiconductor device is disclosed that includes a nonvolatile memory cell having a memory transistor and a selection transistor, and a peripheral circuit...
US-7,578,630 Control panel and apparatus using the same
A control panel of the present invention includes a base and a mount mounted on the base and loaded with a display and devices to be operated by the operator of...
US-7,578,589 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus is provided with a openable/closable conveyance cover enabling exposure of a recording paper conveyance path on which recording paper...
US-7,578,577 Liquid jet apparatus using a fine particle dispersion liquid composition
In an apparatus producing a high-quality and high-resolution image having high water and light resistances with an orifice having a diameter less than .phi.25...
US-7,578,575 Liquid jet apparatus using a fine particle dispersion liquid composition
In an apparatus producing a high-quality and high-resolution image having high water and light resistances with an orifice having a diameter less than .phi.25...
US-7,578,572 Image forming apparatus using inkjet process capable of maintaining an image forming quality
This patent specification describes an image forming apparatus which includes a carriage, a recording head mounted on the carriage, having a nozzle, and...
US-D598,949 Toner cartridge holder
US-7,577,954 Process management method and image forming apparatus
Management of a process having a kernel mode and a user mode and executed on an operation system is performed by receiving a request for moving to a user system...
US-7,577,901 Multimedia document annotation
A method and apparatus for adding multimedia annotations to paper documents is disclosed. In one embodiment, a user generates a multimedia annotation to be...
US-7,577,723 Method and apparatus for automatic network configuration
A dynamically configurable network architecture comprising networked office appliances which provide network addressing, network naming, service discovery, and...
US-7,577,662 Network communication system and network multifunction product
In a network communication system, data is exchanged between a source computer and a destination computer via a file server. The source computer is a network...
US-7,577,660 Terminal device, information processing apparatus, information processing method, information processing...
A terminal device is provided that serves as a terminal of an information processing apparatus that is a client of a user information managing server that...
US-7,577,387 Developing unit having improved agent recovery and supply system and image forming apparatus using the same
A developing unit for an image forming apparatus including an agent carrying member, a supply compartment, a supply screw, a recovery compartment, a recovery...
US-7,577,379 Toner container, toner supply device and image forming apparatus
A toner container for installation in a toner supply device is provided. The toner container includes a toner accommodation member and a cap member freely...
US-7,577,377 Developing device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus including the same
In a developing device of the present invention, the ratio of the volume of a two-ingredient type developer to the capacity of a space storing the developer is...
US-7,577,308 Image data generation with reduced amount of processing
An image data generator for generating data on a size reduced image of an original image. In one embodiment, the image data generator includes: an inverse...
US-7,577,301 Multiple page descriptions for the same page
A method and apparatus for using multiple page descriptions for the same page is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a file in a file...
US-7,577,076 Tilt sensor using diffraction grating
A tilt sensor for detecting information related to a tilt of an object to a reference plane is disclosed. The tilt sensor includes a diffraction element disposed...
US-7,577,070 Optical recording medium tilt compensation device, tilt compensation method, and optical information recording...
An optical recording medium tilt compensation device having a tilt compensation unit is disclosed that is able to compensate for a tilt error in servo control...
US-7,576,886 Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, printer driver, image processing method and...
An image forming apparatus forms an image by a plurality of dots, by forming a periphery of a stepped transition portion of a contour portion of at least a...
US-7,576,764 Device and method for controlling timing for starting image formation, and an image forming apparatus using...
A device and method for controlling timing for starting image formation, and image forming apparatus using such device and method are described. A detector...
US-7,576,578 Frequency synthesizer and charge pump circuit used for the same
A frequency synthesizer includes an AND circuit (17) for detecting whether a frequency synthesizer is in a lock state according to a signal outputted from an Up...
US-7,576,574 Constant current circuit and light emitting diode drive circuit
A constant current generator which includes a first transistor to supply current in accordance with a control signal, a second transistor that is a MOS...
US-7,576,530 Switching regulator capable of efficient control at control mode change
A switching regulator includes a switching transistor to switch, an inductor to store charge from an input voltage, a comparator to compare a voltage at a...
US-7,576,509 Drive control method, drive control device, belt apparatus, image forming apparatus, image reading apparatus,...
Driving of a pulse motor is controlled in such a manner that a rotating body driven by the pulse motor rotates at a uniform angular velocity. Angular...
US-7,576,382 Semiconductor integrated device and method of providing shield interconnection therein
A method of providing shield interconnection, the method shielding an interconnection pattern to be shielded with shield interconnection patterns for shielding...
US-7,575,842 Toner and, developer, toner-containing container, process cartridge, image forming apparatus and image forming...
A toner producing method is provided, which comprises preparing toner base particles in an aqueous medium, wherein the toner base particles comprise resin fine...
US-7,574,910 Non-contact condensation detecting method and non-contact condensation detecting apparatus
A disclosed detector element includes a substrate including a void, a heating unit including a heat generating electrode bridged across the void, and a...
US-D598,490 Toner cartridge
US-7,574,745 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, computer-readable medium having information...
There is disclosed an information processing apparatus for providing information on resources for which predetermined permission is given to a subject trying to...
US-7,574,654 Application unit monitoring and reporting system and method
A system for monitoring a user's usage of a target application. Such a target application can, as examples, be a software program running on a computer or a...
US-7,574,619 Apparatus, method, and program for selecting an energy-saving communication speed in a network communication...
A network communication apparatus includes: a self-apparatus setting unit that sets a communication speed to be applied to communications between the network...
US-7,574,503 Method and system for using abstract classes to extract status information from networked devices
A method, system, and computer program product for extracting, for a selected communication protocol, status information related to a monitored device...
US-7,574,489 System, method, and computer program product for extracting information from remote devices through the HTTP...
There is provided a method, system, and computer program product for extracting information related to a monitored device communicatively coupled to a network...
US-7,574,164 Developing device and electrophotographic apparatus using the same
An electrophotographic apparatus includes: a photoconductor; and two developing rollers facing the photoconductor. A developer fed out from between the two...
US-7,574,162 Toner container, and image forming apparatus
A toner container includes a container member with a spiral member therein that contains toner and conveys the toner toward an opening in conjunction with a...
US-7,574,156 Image forming apparatus and authentication method
An image forming apparatus including applications and system side software for providing system side services to the applications is provided, in which the image...
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