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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...
US-7,574,153 Image forming method and apparatus including adjustable conveyance speed to prevent image shock jitter
An image forming method includes forming a toner image on an image carrier of an image forming apparatus, transferring the toner image on the image carrier onto...
US-7,574,152 AC high-voltage device, image forming apparatus, and AC high-voltage output controlling method which restarts...
An AC high-voltage device includes a voltage controlling unit that controls an AC transforming unit. The AC transforming unit transforms supplied power to an AC...
US-7,574,147 Imaging apparatus and remote management system of the same
In a multi-function imaging machine, a termination condition for each application is managed at a remote location, and a termination operation of the application...
US-7,574,062 Image processing apparatus and method capable of finely adjusting data compression rate
An image processing apparatus includes a coding part that performs coding on image data based on the result of decomposing the image data into bit planes block...
US-7,574,061 Encoding device and method utilizing table data for selection of bit planes
An encoding process is provided which can easily control the compression rate or guarantee a maximum required processing time when representing the factor data,...
US-7,573,922 Semiconductor laser driving unit and image forming apparatus having the same
A semiconductor laser driving unit is disclosed that includes a first part generating a bias current; a second part generating a first current for causing the...
US-7,573,799 Information recording method, information recording apparatus, program and computer readable information...
In a method for writing data to an information recording medium having a plurality of recording layers, user data is written across between a plurality of the...
US-7,573,790 Light source driving unit and optical storage apparatus
A light source driving unit includes a modulating signal generating section generating modulating signals based on driving waveform generating information of a...
US-7,573,789 Method and apparatus for recording data at accurate location on recording medium
An information recording device includes a buffer memory, a buffer management unit and a phase adjusting unit. The buffer memory temporarily stores data to be...
US-7,573,615 Multi-function image forming apparatus with improved scan-to-email function
In a multi-function image forming apparatus connected with a network, an email transmission device extracts image data of an address area, a subject area, and a...
US-7,573,614 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer product
In an image processing apparatus, an antenna is arranged in a traveling member of a scanner, a reader/writer receives a radio wave from a radio tag added to an...
US-7,573,604 Printer with embedded retrieval and publishing interface
A system and method for a printer that receives a data containing multimedia information or a pointer to multimedia content and performs various actions in...
US-7,573,593 Printer with hardware and software interfaces for media devices
A printing system enables the printing of multimedia received from a media source that is communicatively coupled to the printer. Based on the received...
US-7,573,509 Digital still camera, reproduction device, and image processor
A digital still camera for facilitating selection of a result as most intended by a photographer from among one set of photographed image data photographed in...
US-7,573,494 Image forming apparatus, an optical scanning apparatus and an image forming method
An image forming apparatus is capable of forming a clear image by using laser beams projected from a plurality of laser light sources. The image forming...
US-7,573,346 Oscillation circuit capable of having stable oscillation in wide temperature range
An oscillation circuit includes a constant current source, a current mirror circuit configured to receive a constant input current from the constant current...
US-7,572,388 Magnet compound material to be compression molded, a molded elongate magnetic, a magnet roller, a developing...
A magnet compound material to be compression molded, said magnet compound material comprising a magnetic powder and a binder resin particles, wherein a ratio of...
US-7,572,002 Image forming apparatus and adjusting method of image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a carriage where a recording head configured to jet a liquid drop of recording liquid is provided, and a conveyance belt...
US-7,571,984 Drop discharge head and method of producing the same
A drop discharge head comprises a channel-forming element that has channel formed therein through which a fluid is conducted to a nozzle.
US-7,571,185 Tree system diagram output method, computer program and recording medium
A tree system diagram output method of correlating a plurality of objects and outputting the plurality of objects as a tree system diagram includes the steps of:...
US-7,570,911 Image forming method and apparatus for fixing an image
An image forming apparatus, includes an image forming mechanism configured to form an image, and a fixing unit configured to fix a toner image formed on a...
US-7,570,910 Image forming apparatus, fixing unit, and image forming method using induction heater
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism configured to form a toner image on a recording medium according to image data and a fixing...
US-7,570,904 Image forming apparatus
In the image forming apparatus by: visualizing an electrostatic latent image formed on an electrostatic charge carrying member; transferring a toner image, which...
US-7,570,898 Image forming apparatus including a wiring housing member
According to an aspect of the invention, an image forming apparatus comprises: a manuscript reading device reading a manuscript and converting the manuscript...
US-7,570,563 Optical recording method of a phase-change optical recording medium having improved recording characteristics...
The object is to provide an optical recording method improving the recording characteristics and uniformity in a CAV recording on a phase-change optical...
US-7,570,556 Method and apparatus for recording information
A method and apparatus for recording information with improved capabilities of suitably updating numerous setting items addressing the change in recording...
US-7,570,412 Reversible recording material and displaying element
A reversible recording material is disclosed. The reversible recording material includes one or more kinds of compounds having a structure shown in Chemical...
US-7,570,398 Secure scanning device
A scanning device includes a mechanism and/or process for scanning a document and generating scan data that reflects the document. The scanning device is...
US-7,570,380 Printer user interface
A multifunction printer enables the printing of time-based media and is operated via a user interface. The user interface includes a touch screen for accepting...
US-7,570,278 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
Light beams emitted from a light source, which is a semiconductor laser, are changed to weak diverging rays by a coupling lens, pass through an aperture, and are...
US-7,570,034 Step-up/down DC-DC converter
A step-up/down DC-DC converter is disclosed that includes: a step-up/down part generating an output voltage by stepping up or down an input voltage; and a...
US-7,569,808 Rotary encoder, belt conveyance apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A rotary encoder includes a shaft which serves as a rotation axis, a disc supporting plate fixed to the shaft, an encoder disc having a center hole, a first side...
US-7,568,688 Sheet alignment device, sheet finishing apparatus including the same, and image processing system including the...
A sheet alignment device, that is included in a sheet finishing apparatus integrally mounted with an image forming apparatus to an image forming system or...
US-7,567,730 Detecting an orientation of characters in a document image
An apparatus, method, system, computer program and product, each capable of detecting an orientation of characters in a document image are disclosed. The...
US-7,567,268 Image forming apparatus and abnormality detecting method
A light-emission control unit controls an emission of a light beam from a light-beam generating unit based on an input image signal. A light-beam scanning unit...
US-7,567,065 Switching regulator and method for changing output voltages thereof
A switching regulator including two switching elements and a control switching part. The two switching elements perform a switching operation according to a...
US-7,566,607 Semiconductor device and fabrication process thereof
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate, a polysilicon pattern formed on the semiconductor substrate via an insulation film, an interlayer...
US-7,566,521 Toner, developer, toner container, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, and image forming method
To provide a toner that can provide long-term removability and high-definition images with reduced image layer thickness and densely-packed toner particles, a...
US-D597,130 Toner cartridge holder
US-D597,129 Process cartridge for image forming apparatus
US-7,565,098 Developing device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A developing device includes a developer carrier opposed to an image carrier for carrying an electrostatic latent image, and a rotatable developer transferring...
US-7,565,087 Fixing device, image forming apparatus including the fixing device, and fixing method
A fixing device for fixing an image formed on a recording material in an image forming apparatus includes a fixing member, a heating part that heats the fixing...
US-7,564,886 Semiconductor laser diode array
In a semiconductor laser diode array, first electrodes of a laser chip are coated with an insulating substance, and contact holes are formed in the insulating...
US-7,564,607 Light source module, optical scanning device, and image forming apparatus
A coupling lens collimates an optical beam emitted from a laser light source. An aperture shields a peripheral light flux area of the collimated optical beam. A...
US-7,564,604 Color signal processing and color profile creation for color image reproduction
A signal processing method for converting input color value information (Lab) represented in a uniform color space into a set of five output color levels of...
US-7,564,588 Image forming device, image forming method, and recording medium that provide multi-level error diffusion
An image forming device includes a quantization unit which quantizes each pixel of an M-level gradation input image into one of N levels (M>N.gtoreq.2)...
US-7,564,585 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...
US-7,564,574 Image forming apparatus and fixing device therefor
An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a fixing device for fixing a toner image on a sheet with heat. A main and an auxiliary power supply...
US-7,564,508 Light path shift device and image display device
A light path shift device is disclosed that is able to divide an effective region of a light path and drive the divided regions independently. The light path...
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