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US-7,485,357 Optical recording medium
An optical recording medium including: a substrate having translucency; a first protective layer thereon; a recording layer composed of a phase-change material;...
US-7,484,827 Image forming method and apparatus, and a recording medium storing a program for performing an image forming method
An image forming method is performed by an image forming apparatus having a head mounting a plurality of writing units that form an image on a recording medium....
US-7,483,762 Method of controlling parts processing stages, and program to control parts processing stages
The present invention provides a parts processing stage control method and a parts processing stage controlling program by which the progress in parts processing...
US-7,483,658 Image forming method and apparatus capable of enhancing toner mobility
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrying member, a charging device for charging the image carrying member, an exposure device for writing a latent...
US-7,483,648 Process cartridge and image forming apparatus using the same
A process cartridge of the present invention includes a casing capable of accommodating a plurality of units positioned one above the other in a space such that...
US-7,483,586 Image compression apparatus, image expansion apparatus, image forming apparatus, image compression method,...
An image compression apparatus compresses image data by carrying out a parallel processing for every image pattern made up of a plurality of bits. The apparatus...
US-7,483,563 Image processing apparatus and method
Technology is provided for changing one or more image attributes pertaining to depth perception in a two-dimensional image to emphasize the perceived stereoscopy...
US-7,483,312 Memory configuration of a composite memory device
The present invention is related to a composite flash memory device comprises a plural sector flash memory array which is divided to plural sector that is a...
US-7,483,162 Method of and device for image processing, image forming device, and computer product
When the image processing device is a digital multifunction device, at which are provided a facsimile device application, a printer application, and the like in...
US-7,483,161 Remote printing systems and methods for portable digital devices
To facilitate the use of portable digital devices such as cell phones, printer processing stations are proposed for printing the information that is accessible...
US-7,483,056 Image capturing apparatus with blur compensation
An image capturing apparatus in which an image of a subject formed by lenses and a low pass filter of a photographic optical system is provided to an imaging...
US-7,482,796 Switching regulator, power supply circuit and secondary cell charging circuit including the same
A switching regulator is disclosed that is able to prevent reverse direction current flow without using a dedicated diode even when a PMOS transistor is used as...
US-7,482,109 Optical information recording medium
A phase change optical recording medium includes at least a supporting substrate and a recording layer essentially consisting of AgInSbTe alloy compositions...
US-7,482,104 Toner, developer, toner container and latent electrostatic image carrier, and process cartridge, image forming...
An image forming method, includes: forming a latent electrostatic image on a latent electrostatic image carrier; developing the latent electrostatic image with a...
US-7,482,052 Method for processing by laser, apparatus for processing by laser, and three-dimensional structure
A laser processing method where laser beam for processing is irradiated on a processing object and the laser beam for processing directly removes a part of the...
US-7,481,510 Image forming apparatus, image processing method, and printer driver
An image forming apparatus for reproducing a black color by using an ink other than a black ink when recording an image on a recording medium is disclosed. The...
US-7,481,507 Image forming apparatus having improved operability and maintainability
An image forming apparatus includes a removable image forming unit including at least a carriage having an ink jet head, and a recording medium conveyance...
US-7,481,113 Semiconductor sensor with projection for preventing proof mass from sticking to cover plate
A disclosed semiconductor sensor includes a proof-mass, a frame disposed around the proof-mass and including at least a silicon layer, a beam for supporting the...
US-7,480,937 Agent device, image-forming-device management system, image-forming-device management method,...
An agent device is connected with one or more image-forming devices in a local network having a firewall provided therein. A management device carries out remote...
US-7,480,478 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively fixing a toner image on a recording sheet by...
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing unit for fixing a toner image on a recording sheet. The fixing unit includes a fixing belt, a support roller, and a...
US-7,480,476 Developer container, developer supplying device, and image forming apparatus
A toner bottle has a main body, an opening, a gear, and an intermediate area. The main body includes a guide used to guide the toner. The intermediate area is...
US-7,480,475 Developing device, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge using the developing device
A developing device including a rotating developing roller bearing toner thereon, capable of developing an electrostatic latent image with the toner; a toner...
US-7,480,473 Image formation apparatus and process cartridge including a trickle development system and a cleanerless system
An image formation apparatus and process cartridge exhibiting high durability, in which such disadvantages as irregular recovery of untransferred toner and the...
US-7,480,320 Semiconductor laser driving device, semiconductor laser driving method, and image forming apparatus using...
In a semiconductor laser driving device and method, a first current below an oscillation threshold current of a semiconductor laser is outputted to the laser...
US-7,480,249 System uses Internet electronic mail for requesting status of a monitored device from a monitoring device
A method and system for monitoring, controlling and diagnosing operation of a machine such as a business office machine including a facsimile machine, a copier,...
US-7,480,230 Light source drive, optical information recording apparatus, and optical information recording method
A light source drive which modulates a light source so as to cause the same to emit a light, includes: a superposition current generation part which generates a...
US-7,480,223 Recording and reading method and device for dye based write-once DVD medium
A recording method of recording information in a dye-based write-once digital versatile disc (DVD) containing a substrate having a wobbled guide groove and a...
US-7,480,125 Constant voltage circuit, system power device and method of controlling system power device
A constant voltage circuit including an input terminal to receive an input voltage, an output terminal configured to output a constant voltage converted from the...
US-7,480,090 Optical deflecting device, optical deflecting device array, method for driving the optical deflecting device...
An optical deflecting device includes a plate-like member having a light reflective area and a conductor layer. The plate-like member rotates with substantially...
US-7,480,064 Method and system for providing updated help and solution information at a printing device
A method and system for providing updated help and solution information at a printing device is disclosed. According to one aspect, a printing device is...
US-7,479,773 Synchronous rectification switching regulator and switching method
A synchronous rectification switching regulator includes a reverse current prevention circuit unit that detects a symptom of a reverse current flowing in a...
US-7,479,765 Integrated circuit for controlling charging, charging device using the integrated circuit, and method for...
An integrated circuit for charging a secondary battery including a charge current detection circuit detecting a charge current output from a charging transistor,...
US-7,479,470 Thermal transfer receiver, method for producing the same, method for recording image, and recorded image
The objects of the present invention are to provide a thermal transfer receiver adapted to form transferred images excellent in solvent resistance and superior...
US-7,478,898 Recording head for inkjet recording device
An ink jet recording head unit includes a plurality of nozzle elements, a plurality of piezoelectric elements and a driving unit. The plurality of piezoelectric...
US-7,477,869 Electrophotographic printing apparatus and printing system
In an electrophotographic printing apparatus for printing an image to an image transfer sheet medium by producing a latent image on a photosensitive unit and...
US-7,477,867 Fixing device having cleaner and temperature detector
To accomplish high-speed fixing which requires high-precision temperature control, or fixing of high-quality color images on various kinds of paper without...
US-7,477,862 Charged device, cleaning device, process cartridge, toner, and image-forming device that uses these
There is provided a cleaning device for an image-forming device configured so as to be capable of preventing the image quality from deteriorating by being able...
US-7,477,856 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively preventing resonance of frequencies
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member, a charging member, and a measuring member. The image forming member is configured to bear an image....
US-7,477,813 Multi-beam light source, method for manufacturing the same, light scanning unit using the same, and image...
The invention provides a multi-beam light source including a light guide array by which the yield can be improved. An array pitch P2 of entrance surfaces of...
US-7,477,793 JPEG 2000-like access using the JPM compound document file format
Compound document images are usually high resolution and high quality images that include color, graphics, and images in addition to text. The need for good...
US-7,477,792 Method and apparatus for performing progressive order conversion
A method and apparatus for performing progressive order conversion is described. In one embodiment, a system comprises a memory and a progressive order...
US-7,477,788 Image processing apparatus, image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus
An image processing apparatus for processing image data is described. The image processing apparatus comprises: a compression/decompression part for...
US-7,477,787 Image compression device and method
An image compression device is disclosed that is capable of quickly compressing image data to a target value by a simple configuration while maintaining quality...
US-7,477,454 Digital camera and mobile information terminal apparatus
A digital camera and a mobile information terminal apparatus including a lens barrel including a first lens group and a second lens group disposed on an optical...
US-7,477,426 Image correcting apparatus and method, program, storage medium, image reading apparatus, and image forming...
An image correcting apparatus is provided for preventing a degraded image quality which can be caused by a three-dimensional distortion correction made to a...
US-7,477,167 Character string processing apparatus, character string processing method, and image-forming apparatus
A character string processing apparatus converting a character string encoded by a first encoding method to a second encoding method selected from a plurality of...
US-7,476,947 Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
A semiconductor device is disclosed that comprises a high breakdown voltage MOSFET. The MOSFET includes a source region of a second conductivity type and a drain...
US-7,476,643 Thermal recording material and thermal recording label
A thermal recording material is provided including a substrate, a thermal coloring layer located overlying the substrate, and a protective layer located...
US-7,475,958 Image forming device
An image forming device comprises a carriage on which a printing head is carried, a plurality of nozzles each discharging a droplet of printing liquid being...
US-7,475,251 Multimedia output device having embedded encryption functionality
A multimedia output device having embedded encryption functionality enables the outputting of content in an encrypted form. The multimedia output device receives...
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