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US-7,548,349 Image forming apparatus to prevent toner deformation
In an image forming apparatus configured to electrostatically transfer a toner image formed on an image carrier to a recording medium with image transferring...
US-7,548,340 Method, program, and apparatus for prohibiting a reproduction of an anti-copy document, and a medium storing...
A method and apparatus of image processing includes first and second memories and first and second copy protector units. The first memory stores a first...
US-7,548,332 Network facsimile apparatus, facsimile communication system, and method that can efficiently transport packets
A network facsimile apparatus conforms to ITU-T Recommendation T.38 Standard and includes a function of transporting packet data by using one of TCP and UDP. A...
US-7,548,306 Optical encoder, method for preparing the optical encoder, and moving speed controlling device and apparatus...
An optical encoder including a sensor module including a light emitting member, a light receiving member opposite to the light emitting member to receive the...
US-7,548,240 Drawing apparatus, drawing program, recording medium and drawing method
A drawing apparatus includes a management part managing data recorded in a recording part, a first obtaining part obtaining data for drawing, which is used in...
US-7,548,044 Constant-voltage power circuit with fold back current limiting capability
A constant-voltage power circuit incorporating an over-current protection circuit having a fold back current limiting capability operative through low input...
US-7,547,497 Toner, and developer, image developer and image forming apparatus using the toner
A toner which is negatively charged to develop an electrostatic latent image is provided that contains a colorant; and a binder resin, wherein the toner has an...
US-7,547,013 Sheet feeding apparatus capable of setting a sheet tray with reduced force
A sheet feeding apparatus, having detachable and attachable sheet trays, a linkage mechanism between the sheet feeding apparatus and the sheet tray, and that can...
US-7,546,614 Recording/reproducing apparatus and disk cartridge
A disk surface of an optical disk is divided into two regions by a straight line being close to a movement line for an optical pickup to scan and passing in the...
US-7,546,528 Stamp sheets
A method and apparatus for creating and/or using a stamp sheet is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a first image of a first overview...
US-7,546,455 Digital certificate transferring method, digital certificate transferring apparatus, digital certificate...
A digital certificate transferring method for transferring a second digital certificate from a certificate transferring apparatus to a communication apparatus...
US-7,546,296 Information processing apparatus started from a program recorded on a recording medium with well-maintained...
An information processing apparatus starts a program from a recording medium while maintaining security of a program recorded on the recording medium. A detector...
US-7,546,081 Paper finisher having paper perforating apparatus, and image forming apparatus equipped with paper perforating...
A paper perforating apparatus which can securely prevent a paper end portion from being caught in a punch hole, without having an assist member, such as mylar,...
US-7,546,074 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes at least one image forming unit, a primary transfer belt, and a secondary transferer. The image forming unit includes an...
US-7,546,064 Process cartridge with image carrier supporting structure for use in an image forming apparatus
A process cartridge and an image carrier supporter for use in an image forming apparatus. The image carrier supporter temporarily fixes an image carrier inside a...
US-7,546,057 Capacitor power supply unit, heating device, image forming apparatus, and copying device
A capacitor power supply unit includes detectors for detecting an output voltage of a capacitor group, which includes a plurality of capacitors, and a charge...
US-7,546,050 Fixing apparatus including a fixing roller and a pressurization roller
A heating apparatus includes a heating roller that is heated by heating units, a main power supply that supplies power from an external power supply to the main...
US-7,546,049 Image forming device with a control means to correct the fixing control temperature
An image forming device whereby stable fixing performance is obtained and whose fixing properties are excellent and that does not produce curling of the paper...
US-7,546,046 Method and apparatus for controlling an image density
An amount of toner transfer on a reference pattern is calculated by using an optical detecting unit that detects both regular reflection light and diffuse...
US-7,545,938 Digital watermarking which allows tampering to be detected on a block-specific basis
An apparatus for generating codes includes a quantization unit which generates quantization coefficients by performing discrete wavelet transform with respect to...
US-7,545,728 Data management information obtaining method for obtaining data management information including information...
On an information recording medium, a recording area is divided in a plurality of data areas, and data is recorded on each of the data areas. In response to a...
US-7,545,717 Optical information recording apparatus for recording on an optical information recording medium having...
An optical information recording apparatus for recording information on an optical information recording medium with multiple recording layers is disclosed. The...
US-7,545,713 Access method, information recording and reproducing apparatus, and recording medium
An access method for use when switching from recording into an optical disk to reproduction from the optical disk or vice versa is disclosed that comprises a...
US-7,545,610 Constant-voltage power supply circuit with fold-back-type overcurrent protection circuit
A constant-voltage power supply circuit for converting an input voltage applied to an input terminal into a predetermined constant voltage for output from an...
US-7,545,547 Scanning unit and image forming apparatus
A scanning optical system leads the light fluxes deflected by the polygon mirror to a photosensitive drum. An absolute value of a lateral magnification in a main...
US-7,545,542 Image forming apparatus
In an image forming apparatus in which an input module, an output module, a process module, and a memory have a plurality of ports and are connected by a packet...
US-7,545,538 Image-processing apparatus, image-processing method and recording medium
In an image-processing apparatus, a digital image signal is stored in a memory, and a memory access control part entirely manages all accesses to the memory with...
US-7,545,536 Image forming apparatus and calibration reference chart
Based on a read value of a calibration reference chart including achromatic patches and chromatic patches having different concentrations and a reference value...
US-7,545,522 Automatic printing information dialogue box display
A print control system, method, and computer-program product with a print dialogue box and a printing information dialogue box. In response to a print request,...
US-7,542,713 Image forming apparatus capable of effectively forming a quality image without causing a vermiculate-like false...
An image forming apparatus forming an image without causing a vermiculate image and a curled-up blade, includes an image carrying mechanism, an intermediate...
US-7,542,712 Lubricant applicator, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge using the lubricant applicator, and...
A process cartridge including an image bearing member; a lubricant applicator, which includes a lubricant application member configured to apply a solid...
US-7,542,708 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus having a transfer assist mechanism is disclosed. The transfer assist mechanism includes a first blade holder having a first blade,...
US-7,542,703 Developing device replenishing a toner or a carrier of a two-ingredient type developer and image forming...
A developing device of the present invention develops a latent image formed on an image carrier with a two-ingredient type developer made up of toner and...
US-7,542,702 Image forming apparatus having a simple cassette of image bearing photoconductors
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image carrying members and an image carrier. Each of the plurality of image carrying members is configured to...
US-7,542,697 Toner supply unit and image forming apparatus
The toner supply unit is provided with a preventing unit for preventing toner contamination due to toner leakage from that sealing valve. A mouth ring of the...
US-7,542,652 Multi-beam light source, method for manufacturing the same, light scanning unit using the same, and image...
The invention is to provide a multi-beam light source where the interval of core portions is reduced and the core portions are arranged on a straight line. The...
US-7,542,642 Multi-beam generating device and optical recording device using the same
A multi-beam generating device has plural semiconductor lasers, optical fibers to propagate laser beams generated by the semiconductor lasers, an optical fiber...
US-7,542,611 Image processing apparatus and method for converting first code data sets into second code data for JPEG 2000...
In an image processing apparatus, first code data including multiple sets of code data in which image data of multiple static images are compressed and encoded,...
US-7,542,584 Image processing method, image processing apparatus, program and recording medium that can reduce image quality...
An image processing method includes the steps of: dividing digital content into run-lengths each including one or more consecutive pixels having an identical...
US-7,542,499 Surface-emission laser diode and surface-emission laser array, optical interconnection system, optical...
A surface-emission laser diode includes an active layer, a pair of cavity spacer layers formed at both sides of the active layer, a current confinement structure...
US-7,542,496 Semiconductor laser device, light scanner, and image forming apparatus
A semiconductor laser device including an edge-emitting type laser chip having at least three emitting points in one light emitting edge, a sub-mount mounted...
US-7,542,177 Image reading device and shading correcting method for the same
An image reading device of the present invention reads a reference white plate before an actual document image in order to generate shading correction data. As...
US-7,542,158 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus manages a plurality of external apparatuses while collecting information regarding each external apparatus through a network using a...
US-7,541,788 Switching regulator and method for switching output voltage thereof
A switching regulator converts an input voltage to a predetermined voltage and outputs the predetermined voltage to a load through an output terminal. The...
US-7,541,787 Transistor drive circuit, constant voltage circuit, and method thereof using a plurality of error amplifying...
A transistor drive circuit, a constant voltage circuit, and a method thereof provided with a reference voltage generator, a power voltage detector, and a...
US-7,541,128 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-7,540,598 Liquid container, sub tank, liquid discharge apparatus, liquid supply apparatus, and imaging apparatus
A sub tank is provided that includes a case at which an air flow path is formed, the air flow path including an entrance flow path portion that is connected to...
US-7,540,416 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...
US-7,539,751 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...
US-7,539,599 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...
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