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US-7,447,790 Method and system for initializing protocol information used to extract status information from networked devices
A method, system, and computer program product for managing information used by a plurality of communication protocols to extract status information related to a...
US-7,447,770 Method and system for diagnosing, collecting information and servicing a remote system
A monitoring system, method, and computer-program product tracks events and device states in a device and sends those events and states to a remote central...
US-7,447,766 Method for efficiently storing information used to extract status information from a device coupled to a...
A method, system, and computer program product for efficiently storing information configured to be used for a plurality of communication protocols to extract...
US-7,447,696 Subcode-data generating circuit
A subcode-data generating circuit generates subcode data including subcode component data which indicates any one of time information and information other than...
US-7,447,475 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device configured to fix a toner image onto a recording medium includes a coil for generating a magnetic flux and a heat generation member for...
US-7,447,469 Image forming device and mounting member for mounting a toner container thereon
A toner container mounting member comprises mounted thereon a plurality of toner containers that perform supply of toner by being themselves rotated. The toner...
US-7,447,369 Communication of compressed digital images
A method and apparatus for performing partial image uploads. In one embodiment, the method comprises the server sending a portion of the compressed data of a...
US-7,447,138 Method and apparatus for initializing optical recording media
A method and apparatus for initializing optical recording media is provided that detects the intensity of a reflective light off of an optical recording media...
US-7,447,135 Information-processing apparatus, information-recording apparatus, information-processing system,...
An apparatus for processing information is disclosed. The apparatus requests for recording of user data into an information-recording apparatus for recording in...
US-7,446,953 Imaging lens, image reading apparatus and image forming apparatus
An imaging lens with a perfect imaging quality and a low manufacture cost is provided for using in an image reading apparatus or an image forming apparatus by...
US-7,446,905 Facsimile apparatus, and facsimile transmission means, and facsimile transmission method
A facsimile apparatus having a multi-color printing function is disclosed. The facsimile apparatus includes an information registering part configured to...
US-7,446,799 Digital still video camera, image data output system for digital still video camera, frame for data relay for...
A digital still camera that records both images and voice, includes a character code generator that is responsive to voice data produced by the camera in accord...
US-7,446,575 Capacitor charging methods and apparatuses that use a secure parallel monitoring circuit
A capacitor charging circuit and method including a plurality of serially connected capacitors and parallel monitor circuits connected in parallel on a...
US-7,446,417 Semiconductor integrated circuit device and fabrication method thereof
A semiconductor integrated circuit device and a fabrication method thereof are disclosed, for effective suppression of a temperature increase therein that is...
US-7,445,330 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a printing unit configured to form an image on a recording medium, and a guide device configured to guide the printing unit...
US-7,445,326 Ink-jet recording apparatus, ink-jet copier and recording medium
A containing member contains a recording medium which has a base member and granular material coated on both sides of the base member, and roughness of the...
US-7,445,203 Image forming apparatus, sheet processing apparatus, and sheet processing method capable of bookbinding
A sheet processing apparatus includes a receiver, an aligner, a stapler, a loading table, and a pusher. The receiver is configured to receive sheets. The aligner...
US-7,444,933 Stencil printer
A stencil printer of the present invention perforates, or cuts, a thermosensitive stencil with a thermal head to thereby make a master. The stencil printer...
US-7,444,107 Image forming method and apparatus having a unit for conveying toner and carrier particles from a cleaning unit...
An image forming apparatus, using a developer including toner particles and carrier particles, includes a developing unit, a cleaning unit, and a conveying unit....
US-7,444,097 Air-conditioned electrophotographic image forming apparatus
An electrophotographic image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a frame, a photoconductive drum disposed in the frame, and an air conditioning...
US-7,444,086 Image forming apparatus including a print-request information inputting unit and image reading unit, and image...
An image forming apparatus includes a print-request information inputting unit, an image reading unit, a plurality of image forming units, a plurality of sheet...
US-7,443,558 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a first optical element that converts a cross-section shape of a light beam from a semiconductor laser to a desired shape; a...
US-7,443,556 Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus
In an optical scanning apparatus, an optical element has power for predominantly correcting a position of a scanning line by scanning in a sub-scanning...
US-7,443,535 Misalignment correction pattern formation method and misalignment correction method
A misalignment correction method for forming a plurality of color images on a transfer belt to form a multi-color image and correcting a misalignment of each...
US-7,443,524 Image processing apparatus, and method of remote controlling the image processing apparatus
The support center inputs the data for updating the processing functions of the image processing apparatus to the apparatus via the LAN. The first non-volatile...
US-7,443,490 Medium discrimination device, image forming apparatus, and program having simplified mechanism
A medium discrimination device includes a transmitted light quantity measurement device arranged to measure a transmitted light quantity in a thickness direction...
US-7,443,406 Tandem image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes image-forming process cartridges arranged in tandem; a color-information acquiring unit configured to acquire color...
US-7,442,484 Image forming method using toner
An image forming method including: forming a toner image on a support using a toner including toner particles; and feeding the support bearing the toner image...
US-7,442,479 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge using the...
A photoreceptor including at least an electroconductive substrate, and a charge blocking layer, a moire preventing layer, and a photosensitive layer, which are...
US-7,442,075 Battery contact mechanism, battery receiving structure, electric power unit, electronic equipment, and...
A battery contact mechanism energizing a battery in a direction of one electrode of the battery by making pressure contact between a conductive contact member...
US-7,441,908 Projection optical system, magnification projection optical system, magnification projection apparatus, and...
A projection optical system for use in an image projection apparatus illuminating a light valve forming an image in accordance with a modulating signal with...
US-7,441,771 Sheet-like medium alignment apparatus
To ensure that the leading edge of the sheet ejected onto a tray 12 does not push and move loaded sheets in advance, loaded sheets are retained at position (II)...
US-7,441,769 Paper feed tray, paper feeding apparatus, and image forming apparatus using movable members to move aligning...
A detector detects a size of a recording medium stored in a tray of a device. The tray includes a first regulating member that can slide in a width direction of...
US-7,441,766 Paper feeder with separation pad and vibration buffers
A paper feeder is capable of minimizing abnormal noise produced at a separation pad during paper feed, without reducing the paper feed capability, for use in an...
US-7,441,076 Data storage apparatus that appropriately revises FDCB information during background formatting
A data storage apparatus, including a controller that formats a rewritable recording medium in the background, interrupts the background formatting when a host...
US-7,440,808 Electronic apparatus, replacement unit, and electronic apparatus control method
An electronic apparatus holds identification information for identifying the electronic apparatus. A replacement unit is detachably connected to the electronic...
US-7,440,720 Image forming apparatus and image transferring unit for the same
An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a plurality of image carriers arranged side by side and a charging device, exposing device and...
US-7,440,714 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively adjusting respective phases of image bearing members
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of photoreceptors configured to bear respective images, a phase detecting unit configured to perform a phase...
US-7,440,630 Image compressing apparatus that achieves desired code amount
An apparatus for compressing an image, comprising: a coding unit configured to generate code data by encoding data derived from image data; a memory unit which...
US-7,440,624 Image compression apparatus, image decompression apparatus, image compression method, image decompression...
An image compression apparatus includes a code size setting unit setting one or more code sizes, a compressing unit compressing an image that is divided into...
US-7,440,380 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-7,440,137 Apparatus, program, medium for image-area separation, image processing and image forming
An image-area separation apparatus includes a SIMD processor performing a SIMD process for performing an image-area separation process and an image-area...
US-7,440,126 Printer with document-triggered processing
A system and method for a printer that can detect characteristics of a printed document and trigger an action in response, in addition to or instead of the...
US-7,440,001 Optical writing device and image forming apparatus
An optical writing device includes a polygon mirror configured to guide a light beam emitted from a light source. The polygon mirror is disposed in a case. The...
US-7,439,998 Optical recording apparatus
An optical recording apparatus includes a plurality of laser modules, an optical fiber array unit, a photosensitive member, and an optical system. Each laser...
US-7,439,993 Image processing method and image processing apparatus
To provide an image processing method including at least an image recording step and an image erasing step, wherein a laser beam is parallel light and wherein...
US-7,439,008 Optical recording medium, and, method and apparatus for optical recording and reproducing using optical...
The object of the present invention is to provide an optical recording medium in which a recording material of the optical recording medium has a high solubility...
US-7,439,007 Phase change information recording medium having multiple layers and recording and playback method for the medium
A multilayer phase change information recording medium including plural information layers containing at least a first information layer and a last information...
US-7,438,965 Phase-change information recording medium, manufacturing method for the same, sputtering target, method for...
It is an object of the present invention to provide a phase-change information recording medium, and the like, which is easy to perform initial crystallization,...
US-7,438,443 Lighting device, image-reading device, color-document reading apparatus, image-forming apparatus, projection...
A lighting device includes an illumination face having a length and a width; a light-emitting element having a light-ray-releasing face the maximum length of...
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