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US-7,564,464 Image forming apparatus, operation panel control method, and computer product
In a multifunction product, it is determined whether a detachable expansion board for realizing an electronic watermark function has been mounted. When the...
US-7,564,196 Power supply device, and LED device and electronic device using same
A power supply device includes a step-up circuit configured to supply a driving voltage to a load, a comparison circuit configured to compare an output voltage...
US-7,564,002 Electromechanical device for controlling an image forming apparatus
An electromechanical device including a key top member (i.e., a push button cover device) used in a push button mechanism. The key top member has a main body, a...
US-7,563,555 Toner, developer including the toner, and method for fixing toner image
A toner composition including toner particles including a binder resin including a modified polyester resin, and a second resin having a weight average molecular...
US-7,562,350 Processing system and method using recomposable software
An inspecting apparatus for inspecting a performance of a circuit baseboard. The inspecting apparatus includes a PLD having a circuit for inspecting the circuit...
US-7,562,302 System and method for automatic generation of visual representations and links in a hierarchical messaging system
A multimedia message system automatically generates visual representations (thumbnails) of message or media objects and references (links) between media objects;...
US-7,562,301 Techniques for generating and using playlist identifiers for media objects
Techniques for creating a playlist for media objects are provided. The techniques include receiving a selection of a set of IDs. Each ID is generated based on...
US-7,562,286 Apparatus, system, method and computer program product for document management
A document management apparatus is configured to designate a desired document in a series of documents managed under a DMA document object model and to make a...
US-7,562,217 Web service provider and authentication service provider
A Web service providing method of a Web service provider providing a Web service comprises a decoding request transmission step transmitting, in response to a...
US-7,561,985 Maintenance mediation apparatus, maintenance target apparatus maintenance method, and maintenance system
A maintenance mediation apparatus mediating maintenance information includes a maintenance center giving an instruction for a maintenance operation to...
US-7,561,835 Developing device, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge using the developing device
A developing device including a developing unit configured to develop an electrostatic latent image with a toner; a toner cartridge configured to contain the...
US-7,561,830 Rotation device, method for controlling rotation of a driving source, computer readible medium and image...
A rotation device includes a rotation member, rotation driving source, transmission mechanism, rotation pulse generation mechanism, target value arrangement...
US-7,561,826 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively supporting a process cartridge
A support device for use in an image forming apparatus includes a process cartridge and an apparatus main body. The process cartridge further includes an image...
US-7,561,507 Information recording and reproducing apparatus
An information recording and reproducing apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes a running power controlling and recording unit and an interval adjusting...
US-7,561,503 Clock signal generating device and an optical disc apparatus incorporating the device
A clock generating circuit includes: a clock data extracting circuit extracting a clock data signal from a wobble signal detected from an optical disc by passing...
US-7,561,428 Information processing apparatus
A disclosed information processing apparatus includes a central processing unit; a substrate on which the central processing unit is mounted; a housing...
US-7,561,348 Fixing structure, lens block, image reading unit and image forming apparatus
A lens block according to the present invention includes a lens cylinder; and at least one lens accommodated in the lens cylinder and dividing a space in the...
US-7,561,336 Micro-optical device, spatial optical modulator and projector utilizing the micro-optical device
A micro-optical device includes a plurality of minute optical elements each having a curved surface operable to condense incident light. The minute optical...
US-7,561,318 Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus
A disclosed optical scanning apparatus for scanning a scanning surface using a light beam, the optical scanning apparatus comprises: a light source having a...
US-7,560,911 Step-up/step-down switching regulator
A disclosed step-up/step-down switching regulator includes a step-up/step-down part using an inductor for stepping up or stepping down an input voltage from an...
US-7,560,216 Image-fixing method and image-fixing device, and, image-forming method and image-forming apparatus
An image-fixing method contains: passing a recording medium bearing an image through a nip between two or more fixing members to fix the image onto the recording...
US-7,560,204 Latent electrostatic image bearing member, and the method for producing the same, image forming method, image...
The present invention provides a latent electrostatic image bearing member which includes a support, a charge generating layer, and a charge transporting layer,...
US-7,560,203 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, method of image formation, image formation apparatus and process cartridge...
An electrophotographic photoconductor that is excellent in the stability of image quality and can realize high durability is provided. In an electrophotographic...
US-7,559,622 Test operation for inkjet printer and multifunctional machine
An inkjet printer including a plurality of inkjet heads for recording a one or more colors on a document, a determining part for determining whether a first...
US-7,559,470 Positioning controlling apparatus, positioning control method, program for making computer execute this method,...
A positioning controlling apparatus includes: a current speed calculator that calculates a current speed of a conveyor belt from a detected moving distance; a...
US-D596,225 Toner cartridge
US-7,558,704 Method and device for time verifying measurement data
A disclosed measuring device generates measurement data recorded by continuously measuring measurement information. Divided data items are generated by dividing...
US-7,558,520 Heating member for an image forming apparatus, having improved releasibility and conductivity
The present invention is characterized in that, for the purpose of achieving a heating member (fixing member) in which thermal conductivity or electrical...
US-7,558,515 Powder container and image forming apparatus
A powder container that is detachably installed in a container housing unit of an image forming apparatus includes a container body including an opening located...
US-7,558,510 Image forming apparatus including a phase adjusting unit for adjusting the phase of rotational fluctuation of...
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image carriers, a driving unit that rotationally drives the image carriers in an individual manner, and a...
US-7,558,172 Optical disk device recording data on a recordable or rewritable optical disk by setting a recording velocity...
An optical disk device records data on a recordable or rewritable optical disk. The optical disk device comprises zone storing means for preliminarily storing...
US-7,557,839 Electronic imaging device and mobile terminal including the electronic imaging device
An electronic imaging device includes a zoom lens that includes a plurality of lens groups and an imaging element that converts an optical image formed by the...
US-7,557,823 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including a light source unit configured to emit a light beam, an optical deflector configured to generate a scanning light beam from...
US-7,556,906 Toner, and image forming method, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge using the toner
A toner is provided including a colorant; a resin composition (A) comprising at least one binder resin and a hydrocarbon wax having a melting point of...
US-7,556,904 Toner for electrostatic development, developer, image forming method, image-forming apparatus and process for...
It is an object of the present invention to provide a toner containing toner particles and inorganic fine particles wherein the inorganic fine particles are...
US-7,556,903 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, and image forming method, apparatus and process cartridge therefor using the...
An electrophotographic photoreceptor including an electroconductive substrate and a photosensitive layer overlying the electroconductive substrate. An outermost...
US-7,556,902 Aromatic polyester resin, and electrophotographic photoconductor and image forming apparatus using thereof
The object of the invention is to provide a novel aromatic polyester resin useful as a binder resin or charge transporting polymer for an organic photoconductor...
US-D595,766 Mass sheet feed tray
US-7,555,662 Two controller communication control apparatus with power-saving control and power-saving control method
A communication control apparatus having a function for shifting a mode to a power-saving mode that suppresses the power consumption to the level thereof lower...
US-7,555,657 Communication device, software update device, software update system, software update method, and program
A software update device capable of communicating with a target update device via a network, the software update device including: a certification information...
US-7,555,626 Information reproducing apparatus, data management information obtaining method, data management information...
An information reproducing apparatus reproducing information of an information recording medium is disclosed. In the information recording medium, a record area...
US-7,555,556 System, computer program product and method for using a wireless device to control a wireless network device
Method, system and computer readable medium for use in a first wireless device for controlling a second wireless device. The method includes obtaining an address...
US-7,555,479 System for treating saved queries as searchable documents in a document management system
A file management appliance ("FMA") is a device that utilizes multiple processes and queues to provide document capture and indexing services as part of a...
US-7,555,244 Image forming apparatus with a latent image writing unit positioned and biased against positioning errors
In an image forming apparatus, a photoreceptor carries a latent image on its looped surface. An optical writing unit moves between an operating position at which...
US-7,555,243 Charging member, process cartridge including the same, and image forming apparatus including the same
A charging member, which can be provided in a process cartridge and/or in an image forming apparatus, includes a conductive supporting member, an electrical...
US-7,555,236 Image forming method and apparatus for effectively performing a cleaning operation of a transfer member
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member configured to bear an image on a surface thereof, a transfer unit configured to transfer the image...
US-7,554,746 Zoom lens and information device
A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side, a first lens group having a positive refracting power, a second lens group having a negative refracting...
US-7,554,708 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a first optical element that converts a cross-section shape of a light beam from a semiconductor laser to a desired shape; a...
US-7,554,685 Image forming apparatus, information processing apparatus, program execution method and program producing method
An image forming apparatus is provided, in which, the image forming apparatus includes: a program obtaining part for sending a screen data for inputting a...
US-7,554,576 Information capture and recording system for controlling capture devices
Techniques for capturing and receiving digital information. The digital information may comprise information of one or more types including video information,...
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