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DC-DC converting method and apparatus
A DC-DC converting apparatus including a step-up and step-down circuit stepping up/down an input voltage to generate an output voltage and a PWM control circuit....
Reversible thermosensitive recording medium, image processing method, and
image processing apparatus
To improve defective coloring at the time of forming an image as well as defective color erasing at the time of erasing an image, reducing damages of an...
Structure and method for manufacturing thereof, medium for forming
structure, and optical recording medium and...
An object of the present invention is to provide a method for manufacturing structure in which a medium for forming structure contains a stacked composition of a...
Expendable part, expendable part installation structure, and imaging
In an expendable part installation structure and an imaging apparatus implementing such a structure, both disclosed herein, identification features for...
High-speed copying machine with a finisher
SIMD processor with exchange sort instruction operating or plural data
An SIMD type microprocessor having a plurality of processor elements, wherein data stored in a specific register included in each processor element and data...
System, computer program product and method for managing and controlling a
local network of electronic devices...
A system method and computer program product for setting up a wireless electronic device to join a wireless local area network (LAN). The method upon which the...
Method and system for using vectors of data structures for extracting
information from web pages of remotely...
In a communication system having one or more monitored devices communicatively coupled to a monitoring system, a method of obtaining status information of a...
Transfer unit and image forming apparatus
Latent images of different colors are superimposed on an intermediate transfer belt of an endless type from image carriers, to form a full color toner image. A...
Endless belt drive controlling apparatus including angular displacement
error calculation and associated image...
An endless belt drive controlling apparatus includes an endless belt and its drive unit, a first detector that detects a belt mark, a second detector that...
Belt device including an annular belt, and an image forming apparatus for
detection of rotational angular speed...
One end of a rotational shaft of a supporting rotational body attached with a rotational member is rotatably supported. The rotational member is sandwiched by a...
Image processing apparatus, process cartridge, and cleaning system with
residual toner retaining unit
A transfer residual toner that has not been electrostatically transferred onto a transfer paper P at a transfer nip and remains on a surface of a photosensitive...
An image-recording apparatus includes a display unit for displaying an image photographed by an sensing device, an illuminating unit for emitting light by...
Method, apparatus, and program for image processing capable of preventing,
detecting and correcting image...
A method, apparatus, and program for image processing are provided to perform operations for generating an encoded image, detecting image alteration on the...
Threshold value matrix, image processing apparatus, image forming
apparatus and printer driver
A threshold value matrix is used for converting a multi-level image data into a plural-level image data which represents a dot pattern by a smaller number of...
Method of diagnosing a state of a horizontal synchronizing signal for an
A method of diagnosing a state of a horizontal synchronizing signal is provided for an optical scanner, which includes a rotary polygon mirror having a rotation...
Image forming apparatus with improved capability of image superposition
An image forming apparatus including a light scanning device configured: to store in advance a predetermined base correction time; initiate optical image writing...
Step-down switching regulator
A step-down switching regulator is disclosed that includes a first switching element, a smoothing circuit part including an inductor and a second switching...
Toner, process of manufacturing toner, developer, toner container, process
cartridge, image forming apparatus,...
A toner manufacturing process, includes: melting a kneaded composition, to thereby obtain a melted composition; and spraying the melted composition with a high...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus comprises a body, an engine part provided in the body and including a recording head that ejects droplets of a recording liquid, the...
Pneumatic type paper feeding apparatus
An air current distributing apparatus includes: a cylinder having a first air port communicated with a supply source of an air current and also having a second,...
Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and sheet feeding apparatus
capable of effectively feeding sheets
An image forming apparatus includes image forming and sheet feeding mechanisms. The sheet feeding mechanism includes a bottom plate, a first roller, a separator...
Modular copying system using light wave, electric wave, or sonic wave
A modular copying system including combinations of printer, scanner, and system controller modules formed as independent frames. The scanner module includes...
Apparatus, method, and program product for secure data formatting and
retriving, and computer readable...
A computer readable transportable information recording medium includes a recordable area and a read only area. The recordable area allows recording of data...
Electrostatic attraction device and image forming apparatus using the same
An electrostatic attraction device is disclosed that attracts and transports a recording medium by applying an electric field to a surface of an endless belt...
Lubricant applying unit and image forming apparatus
A lubricant applying unit includes a lubricant applying member, and a leveling member for use in an image forming apparatus having a photosensitive member. The...
Lubricant applying unit, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A lubricant applying unit includes application mechanism that applies a lubricant from a solid lubricant on a surface of an image carrier that carries an image....
Auxiliary power supply unit and image forming apparatus
An auxiliary power supply unit, which is attachable to and detachable from an apparatus, includes a charge unit configured to store electric charge, a terminal...
Image forming apparatus with auxiliary power source
Power is supplied from a capacitor of an auxiliary power source to a secondary heating element of a heating unit, thereby preventing temperature drop of a fixing...
Fixing device and electro-photographic recording apparatus using the same
An axis-to-axis distance between a heating roller and a back-up roller is expanded beforehand in inserting a thick paper to prevent a rush/exhaust impact when...
Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively correcting
output from toner density sensor
An image forming apparatus using a two-component developer includes a sensor mechanism, an image forming mechanism, a toner supply controller, a memory, an...
Laser modulating and driving device and image reproducing apparatus using
A laser modulating and driving device comprises a modulation signal generating unit configured to generate a laser modulation signal consisting of a pair of...
Optical information recording medium, optical information recording
apparatus, information processing...
An optical disk 101 includes a plurality of recording layers 102 and 103 and allows recording of information on each of the recording layers 102 and 103. A...
Method and device for recording optical data
There is provided a method and a device for recording optical data able to improve recording power setting during recording by means of PWM with a small number...
Optical device, display device, and three-dimension image display device
for changing a polarization state of a...
An optical element, an optical device, and a display device are disclosed that are able to change a polarization state in time order and to produce polarized...
Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
A vibration mirror used in an optical scanning device has two reflection surfaces on opposite sides. A pair of light beams corresponding to a pair of different...
Interface for printing multimedia information
Techniques for printing stored or recorded information that may include information of one or more types and may be stored in one or more multimedia documents. A...
Method and system for controlling and communicating with machines using
multiple communication formats
A method and system which allows a remote monitoring and diagnostic computer or system to communicate using different communication protocols which are stored...
Image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus
An image reading apparatus, including point light sources, arranged in a straight line state, configured to output light to light a document, and a light leading...
Semiconductor apparatus for charging capacitors
A semiconductor apparatus is disclosed, including: multiple parallel monitor circuits each configured to control charge to a capacitor by controlling a...
Low energy thermal transfer recording medium and method
Thermal-transfer recording medium comprises a substrate, a releasing layer that overlies the substrate and mainly includes wax, and an ink layer that overlies...
Inkjet recording head having dynamic vibration absorber
An inkjet recording head includes a base member, an ink channel unit, a plurality of piezoelectric elements, and a dynamic vibration absorber. The ink channel...
Maintenance/recovery device for liquid discharge device and image forming
In a maintenance/recovery device for a liquid discharging device, a cap member covers a surface of a nozzle of a liquid discharging head, the liquid discharging...
Head control device and image recording apparatus
There is provided a head control device able to re-charge an electromechanical transducing element with a driving pulse without requiring an additional...
Electronic apparatus with display unit, information-processing method, and
An electronic apparatus with a display unit that can display icons indicating an apparatus state or an operating condition based on an on-screen display function...
System and method for direct multi-modal annotation of objects
The system includes an image display system, a direct annotation creation module, an annotation display module, a vocabulary comparison module and a dynamic...
Meta-address architecture for parallel, dynamically reconfigurable
A set of S-machines, a T-machine corresponding to each S-machine, a General Purpose Interconnect Matrix (GPIM), a set of I/O T-machines, a set of I/O devices,...
Document group analyzing apparatus, a document group analyzing method, a
document group analyzing system, a...
Disclosed are a document group analyzing apparatus, a document group analyzing method, a document group analyzing system, a program, and a recording medium that...
Cleaning device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device, a process cartridge, and an image forming apparatus including an antifriction agent coating part and a toner removing part. The antifriction...