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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...
US-7,539,477 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...
US-7,539,453 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...
US-7,539,451 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...
US-7,539,450 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...
US-7,539,442 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...
US-7,539,439 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...
US-7,539,411 Imaging device, location information recording method, and computer program product
A location-information storing unit stores therein location information. A location-information acquiring unit-acquires the location information from a location...
US-7,539,345 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....
US-7,539,099 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...
US-7,539,098 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...
US-7,538,925 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...
US-7,538,924 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...
US-7,538,923 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...
US-7,538,916 Document lighting device, image reader, color document reader, and image forming device
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...
US-7,538,911 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...
US-7,538,901 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...
US-7,538,537 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...
US-7,538,529 Power-supply apparatus
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...
US-7,538,526 Switching regulator, and a circuit and method for controlling the switching regulator
A switching regulator includes a first switching element for charging an inductor, a switching circuit for discharging the inductor, a controller circuit for...
US-7,538,439 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...
US-7,537,872 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...
US-7,537,367 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...
US-7,537,205 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...
US-7,536,649 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...
US-7,536,638 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...
US-7,536,489 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...
US-7,536,450 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...
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