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Smart card authentication system with multiple card and server support
An approach is provided for a smart card authentication solution utilizing dynamically configurable data to authenticate unrecognized smart cards and communicate...
Media information distribution and recording system, and apparatus and
program-recorded medium for the system
A media information distribution and recording system for distributing media information from a central apparatus to terminal apparatus through a network and for...
Abnormality diagnosing method, condition appraisal apparatus, image
forming apparatus, management apparatus and...
Abnormality diagnosing method in which a highly reliable abnormality diagnosis of an image forming apparatus can be initiated immediately following the delivery...
Wireless LAN apparatus and semiconductor device
A wireless LAN apparatus is disclosed that includes a module group section that is connected to an upper level CPU of an upper level apparatus, an RF processing...
Printer capable of reserving sheet wrapping width
To provide a printer capable of minimizing the effect of a wrapping member, which is used for wrapping a recording form around a photoconductor, on image quality...
Image forming apparatus and toner
An image forming apparatus having an image support body configured to support a latent image, a charging member configured to provide a substantially uniform...
Image fixing apparatus and image forming apparatus that maintains high
efficiency in heat generation and...
An image fixing apparatus stably maintains high efficiency in heat generation and reduces loss of electric power consumption for fixing an image, which includes...
Charging unit, process unit including the same, and image forming
apparatus including the same
A charging unit available in a process unit detachably attached to an image forming apparatus includes a charging member configured to uniformly charge a surface...
Image carrier toner unit and image forming apparatus
A disclosed image carrier toner unit includes: an image carrier; a supporting member configured to be integrated with the image carrier, the supporting member...
Imaging device, location information recording method, and computer
A location-information storing unit stores therein location information. A location-information acquiring unit-acquires the location information from a location...
Method of processing image and audio information, image and audio
processing apparatus and computer program...
A method of processing image information in which the image information is encoded by the bit plane and compressed by truncating one or more of the bit planes....
Information recording apparatus and an information recording system
An information recording apparatus for recording information on an information recording medium that is recordable is disclosed. The information recording...
Optical information recording medium and recording apparatus
A recordable optical information recording medium having an address t for each sector, comprises: an area A1 starting from an address t1 to which access is made...
Optical scanner including a lens surface that does not have a curvature in
the sub-scanning direction and a...
An optical scanner including a plurality of light source units outputting a corresponding light beam, a light deflector having a deflecting surface that deflects...
Optical scanner and image forming apparatus including a light shielding
device disposed between light beams...
An optical scanner includes more than two light sources, a rotatable deflecting unit that commonly deflects the light beams emitted by the light sources. An...
Light deflecting method and apparatus efficiently using a floating mirror
Method of deflecting light includes the steps of providing a substrate and forming a supporting member on the substrate. Next forming step forms electrodes at...
Document lighting device, image reader, color document reader, and image
In a document lighting device, each of the plurality of the light emitting elements arrayed in a light source unit is arranged in a vicinity of a focal point on...
Lighting device image, reading apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A lighting device used in an image forming apparatus includes point light sources that emits rays; and a condensing body that is arranged in a direction of the...
Multifunction peripheral with efficient use of memory resources
An apparatus for forming an image, in which hardware resources for use in the forming of images are provided, and one or more processes run based on programs in...
Constant-voltage circuit and controlling method thereof
A constant-voltage circuit in which a response speed for a sudden change of an input voltage or a sudden change of a load current can be fast are disclosed. In...
A power-supply apparatus for outputting from an output terminal via one or more switching elements, each having a control electrode, a voltage input to an input...
Switching regulator, and a circuit and method for controlling the
A switching regulator includes a first switching element for charging an inductor, a switching circuit for discharging the inductor, a controller circuit for...
Multi-chip semiconductor device with high withstand voltage, and a
fabrication method of the same
A multi-chip semiconductor device includes a substrate, a first semiconductor chip, a second semiconductor chip, and a plastic mold. The first semiconductor chip...
Image bearing member with charge blocking layer and moire prevention
layer, and image forming apparatus and...
An image bearing member including an electroconductive substrate, a charge blocking layer disposed overlying the electroconductive substrate, a moire prevention...
Illumination device, image reading device, and image forming apparatus
An illumination device that illuminates an original document by propagating an illuminating light beam output from each of a plurality of light emitting diodes...
Device, method, and computer program product for controlling ring binding
A size storing unit stores a size of a ring member for binding stacked sheets. A range determining unit determines whether a thickness represented by input...
Apparatus, system, and server capable of effectively specifying
information in document
A word information in a document printed on paper etc. may be specified easily. Especially, it enables to specify easily and correctly from the word information...
Action stickers for identifying and processing stored documents
A user affixes one or more action stickers to a collection coversheet to identify, by location on the coversheet, target documents within a previously stored...
Information processing system for determining payload size based on
packet-to-payload size ratio
An information processing system includes a high-speed serial bus that transmits and receives data independently over communication channels via a...
System, method, and computer program product for sending remote device
configuration information to a monitor...
In a monitoring system for networked devices, a system, method, and computer program product for obtaining a globally-unique identifier for a network device, and...
Automated management of development project files over a network
A technique is provided for managing a project schedule for a development project based on the aggregation of individual task schedules, where the individual...
Method and apparatus for image forming for effectively adjusting phase
differences of image bearing members
An image forming apparatus and corresponding method are disclosed. The apparatus includes at least one image bearing member configured to bear an image on a...
Developing device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A developing device of the present invention includes a photosensitive drum and a developing roller facing the drum. The developing roller accommodates a...
Powder container for use in an image forming apparatus having an opening
which faces horizontally
A powder container for use in an image forming apparatus. The powder container includes a powder storage section, a dispenser, a shutter, and a closing...
Rotor drive controlling unit and an image formation apparatus
A rotor drive controlling unit and an image formation apparatus includes a motor, a transfer device for transferring a rotational force of the motor, a rotor...
Image forming apparatus and image density control method
An image forming apparatus is configured that a developing unit develops a latent image with a toner, which is controlled by a toner-supply control unit based on...
Imaging apparatus and imaging method for compressing image data to a fixed
An imaging apparatus comprises an imaging device to take an image, a device to create a main image by resizing a main image before compressing imaged by the...
Header-based processing of images compressed using multi-scale transforms
A method and apparatus is described for segmenting an image, for adaptively scaling an image, and for automatically scaling and cropping an image based on...
Printed wiring board and a method of manufacturing the same
This patent specification describes a printed wiring board which includes an insulating board, a wiring pattern, and a resistor pattern. The wiring pattern...
Zoom lens, imaging device, and personal digital assistant
The invention provides a zoom lens capable of achieving a half angle of view over 38 degrees at the wide-angle end, a magnification ratio 6.5 to 10 or more, and...
Zoom lens, imaging device and camera device and mobile information
terminal using the zoom lens
A zoom lens, including: a first group optical system having a negative focal length; a second group optical system having a positive focal length; a third group...
Zoom lens, image pickup apparatus, and personal digital assistant
A zoom lens, in order from an object side, includes a first lens group having a negative refracting power, a second lens group having a positive refracting power...
Optical scanner and image forming apparatus including same
An optical scanner scans a plurality of objects respectively with optical beams and includes a deflector assembly including at least one deflecting unit that...
Image recording apparatus and image processing system
An image processing system (200, 201) (image recording apparatus (100, 101)) including: image data keeping structure (image recording device (4, 20)/image...
Image processing apparatus and method, and computer program product
An image processing apparatus includes a communication unit configured to exchange data with an external device, an attribute determination unit, an embedding...
Scanning lens for optical scanner, optical scanner, and image forming
A scanning lens for an optical scanner includes a specific adjusting axis and a curved surface. The specific adjusting axis makes a rotating center of the...
Network facsimile apparatus that transmits e-mail indicating transmission
control information through a network
A network facsimile apparatus, including a LAN interface unit, a facsimile interface unit, a memory unit, and a control unit, transmits image information...
Information processing device, printing device, print data transmission
method, printing method, print data...
An information processing device is provided to transmit print information securely to a printing device, and a printing device is provided to print out the...
Digital camera, control method thereof and portable terminal
The digital camera includes a CPU which controls the operation of the digital camera. The digital camera has an audio recording mode in which sound data can be...
Constant-current circuit and system power source using this
A constant-current circuit and a system power source using this constant-current circuit are disclosed, which can generate plural highly accurate constant...