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US-7,493,063 Image-forming device comprising a contact charging unit
An image-forming device including a plurality of supporting rollers, a photosensitive belt, a pressing roller, an intermediate roller, and a charging roller. The...
US-7,493,061 Process cartridge including at least one replaceable member and image forming apparatus
A process cartridge is provided with a frame body made up of at least first and second frame bodies that are movable relative to each other to form a space, a...
US-7,493,059 Method and apparatus for image forming with an improved warm-up control
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism, a fixing roller, a heater, a sensor, a warm-up mechanism, and a controller. The image forming...
US-7,493,058 Image forming apparatus and toner concentration controlling method
The image forming apparatus includes a developing device that holds a two-component developer to develop an image, a detecting unit that outputs a reference...
US-7,492,990 Optical switching element, optical switching device, and color image displaying apparatus
An optical switching element includes a resonant reflection element and a driving unit. The resonant reflection element has a thickness portion functioning as a...
US-7,492,955 Method and apparatus for compression using reversible wavelet transforms and an embedded codestream
A compression and decompression system in which a reversible wavelet filter are used to generates coefficients from input data, such as image data. The...
US-7,492,951 Image processing method and apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium
An image processing apparatus is provided with an image expansion unit to expand an image compressed code and to output an expanded image data, the image...
US-7,492,694 Optical pickup device and optical disk drive using the same
An optical pickup device includes a light source unit an optical system which leads a return light beam to a predetermined light-receiving location and includes...
US-7,492,674 Loading mechanism, drive unit, and information processing apparatus
A loading mechanism includes a frame and a tray on which an information recording medium is placeable. The tray includes a groove part and is movable between a...
US-7,492,557 Switching device and electric apparatus
A switching device is provided that includes a switching mechanism unit and a switch drive control circuit. In the switching device, an operating member is...
US-7,492,525 Zoom lens, camera apparatus and portable information terminal apparatus
A zoom lens having five lens groups arranged in succession. The zoom lens is configured such that when zooming from a short focal length end toward a long focal...
US-7,492,471 Image forming apparatus for printing images properly arranged relative to index tab
An image forming apparatus prints images on print sheets, and insets tab-index sheets between the printed print sheets. The image forming apparatus includes an...
US-7,491,917 Fuser and image forming device
A fuser includes a magnetic flux generation unit to generate a magnetic flux, a heating member which is heated by electromagnetic induction of the magnetic flux,...
US-7,491,436 Optical information recording medium
An optical information recording medium comprising a substrate, recording layer and reflecting layer, characterized in that a layer containing a mixture of...
US-7,491,142 Belt driving device, driving device, method, image forming apparatus
A belt driving device is provided and includes a plurality of rollers including a driving roller. A belt is configured to be tensioned by the plurality of...
US-7,490,930 Inkjet recording apparatus and inkjet recording method
An inkjet recording apparatus, includes: a black ink ejecting portion configured to eject a black ink containing a self-dispersion pigment; color ink ejecting...
US-7,490,827 Image forming apparatus
A sheet conveying apparatus, an automatic draft conveying apparatus, a paper feeding apparatus, and an image forming apparatus capable of preventing...
US-7,490,826 Sheet feed apparatus
A sheet feed apparatus including: a sheet storage tray that store a plurality of sheets; an suction belt that suctions an uppermost one of the sheets and conveys...
US-7,490,765 Method of manufacturing rating label, and program for manufacturing rating label
A management computer 21 extracts product type information from a product type data storing unit 23 based on an input product type identifier, and receives...
US-7,490,146 System, method, and computer program product for collecting and sending various types of information to a...
In a monitoring system for networked devices, a system, method, and computer program product for collecting and sending information related to monitored devices....
US-7,490,139 Embedded business apparatus including web server function
In an embedded business apparatus, a Web server function receives a network protocol request including an IP address by a network protocol daemon and a port...
US-7,490,136 Digital contents distributing system and distributing method
A contents server, a plurality of user terminals, and contents holder terminal 4 as a copyright holder are mutually connected to one another via the Internet. A...
US-7,490,087 System for document management and information processing
A system for document management and information processing including a plurality of databases, a plurality of data processing parts, a user interface part, and...
US-7,489,892 Particle supply apparatus and imaging apparatus having a gas spouting unit for fluidizing the particles
A particle supply apparatus is disclosed that includes a particle accommodating unit that accommodates particles, a gas spouting unit that is arranged at a...
US-7,489,891 Image-forming apparatus, process cartridge and image-forming method
The present invention provides an image-forming apparatus containing an image bearing member, a latent electrostatic image forming unit, a developing unit, in...
US-7,489,783 Digital certificate management system, digital certificate management apparatus, digital certificate management...
In a digital certificate management system, a client/server system is connected to a digital certificate management apparatus capable of communicating with...
US-7,489,616 Optical-pickup slide, manufacturing method thereof, probe and manufacturing method thereof, and probe array and...
An optical-pickup slider is characterized in that a light-transmitting-property substrate is bonded to a surface of a layer having a tapered through hole, on...
US-7,489,600 Object lens driving device with reduced tilt during focusing and tracking operations and optical pickup and...
An object lens driving device with reduced tilt even when focusing and tracking operations are performed simultaneously . The object lens driving device includes...
US-7,489,432 Electrochromic display device and display apparatus
To provide an electrochromic display device which includes a display electrode formed of a substrate having a transparent conductive film; a counter electrode...
US-7,489,415 Document processing system
A document processing system is disclosed that is capable of processing both fixed-format and unfixed-format hand written paper documents. The document...
US-7,489,383 Optical axis deflecting method, optical axis deflecting element, optical path deflecting unit, method of...
An optical axis deflecting element is provided with a pair of transparent substrates, a liquid crystal layer disposed between substrate surfaces of the pair of...
US-7,489,356 Image pickup apparatus
An image pickup apparatus includes: a solid-state image pickup device having a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements, a plurality of vertical transfer...
US-7,489,328 Image correction in an image forming apparatus and image forming method
A magnification correction controller corrects magnification in a main scanning direction by changing a timing of an image signal based on a time difference...
US-7,489,193 Operational amplifier
A disclosed operational amplifier includes: a pair of differential stages; a cascode amplifier stage; and an output stage. A threshold voltage of an output...
US-7,489,118 Method and apparatus for high-efficiency DC stabilized power supply capable of effectively reducing noises and...
Methods and apparatuses for generating DC stabilized power are described. A DC stabilized power supply apparatus includes a voltage switching control circuit and...
US-7,488,701 Optical information recording medium, manufacturing method thereof and image processing method
An object of the present invention is to provide an optical information recording medium by which the getting thereof in and out of a reproducing apparatus and...
US-7,488,564 Toner and method for producing the same, and image-forming method using the same
There are provided a method for producing a toner which includes: emulsifying and dispersing an oil phase in an aqueous phase so as to form oil droplets; and...
US-7,488,526 Sputtering target and manufacturing method therefor, and optical recording medium and manufacturing method therefor
To provide a sputtering target used for the formation of a recording layer of a recordable optical recording medium, wherein the sputtering target contains Bi...
US-7,488,055 Method and apparatus for image forming using an ink-jet printing system
An ink-jet printing system includes an ink carriage, an ink-jet print head, a guiding member and a supporting member. The ink carriage is detachably provided to...
US-7,487,967 Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus including the same
A sheet conveying device for an image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a cover hinged to the casing of the apparatus and supporting a roller...
US-7,487,964 Sheet finisher for an image forming apparatus
A sheet finishing apparatus for an image forming apparatus includes a discharging member configured to discharge recording media. A tray is configured to receive...
US-7,487,270 Method and apparatus for using a personal digital assistant to interface with a communication station
A method and apparatus for interfacing a personal digital assistant (PDA) with a communications appliance is provided. The method comprising a communication...
US-7,487,202 Printer system, server, printing method, program and recording medium
A server stores a plurality of printer drivers corresponding respectively to a plurality of printers connected to a network. A client terminal specifies a target...
US-7,487,119 Physical distribution business management method, physical distribution business management system, and storage...
Image data of a document generated by a key business terminal or a key business server is sent to a database management server, and this image data and the...
US-7,486,924 Image forming apparatus including fixer having fixing roller and methods of manufacturing the same
A fixing roller and method of manufacturing the same. The fixing roller includes a fixing sleeve configured to fuse and fix a toner image on a recording medium...
US-7,486,916 Method and apparatus of image forming and process cartridge included in the apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a process cartridge, a toner storage, and a toner supplying unit. The process cartridge includes an image bearing member, a...
US-7,486,914 Electrophotographic image forming apparatus, process cartridge and image forming method wherein lubricant is...
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member having a surface free energy of not less than 45 mN/m, a charging device for charging the image...
US-7,486,829 Apparatus and method for image processing, and computer product
In an image processing apparatus, a pseudo tone processor performs a pseudo tone process by performing an area coverage modulation expression process with...
US-7,486,411 Image processing device forming an image of stored image data together with additional information according to...
When this image processing device forms an image on a sheet, an image data storage unit stores image data received by an image data reception unit. An image...
US-7,486,076 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and method with adjustment in positioning within imaging space to correct...
An MRI apparatus and method are provided which are capable of properly setting imaging position of regions of a subject on a table and moving the table to the...
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