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A semiconductor device equipped with an integrated circuit including a metal thin-film-resistor object is disclosed. The semiconductor device includes a lower...
Thermosensitive recording material
The present invention aims to provide thermosensitive recording materials that allow excellent stampability, prevent sticking, represent less image-density...
Techniques that facilitate tracking of physical locations of paper
Techniques that facilitate tracking of physical locations of paper documents. Embodiments of the present invention can track physical locations of paper...
System for document management and information processing
A document data handling apparatus for coupling a plurality of document data, wherein each of the plurality of document data includes a plurality of types of...
Managing shipment charges for international transportation of items
A method and system for tracking and making use of variances between amounts billed to a supplier for shipping items from one country to customers in another and...
Toner recovery belt conveyor, process cartridge, and image forming
apparatus using the same
A toner recovery device, capable of preventing toner from spilling out of the space between protruding sections and an inner wall of a toner-conveying pipe, and...
Intermediate transfer belt and image forming apparatus and image forming
method using the same
An intermediate transfer belt and an image forming apparatus including the belt may include a drawn component not greater than 98% of which is imidized. The...
Device and method for belt speed control, and image forming apparatus
A scale including equally spaced marks is attached to a belt in a direction of movement of the belt such that a gap is formed between a first end and a second...
Film driving apparatus and image forming apparatus using the same
The invention provides a film driving apparatus in which no adverse effect is caused by a change in the circumferential length of a film even if there arises the...
Image forming apparatus for forming images with at least two process
An image forming apparatus forms a multiple-color image with at least two process speeds. A secondary-transfer-bias applying unit applies a bias to a secondary...
Printing system with embedded audio/video content recognition and
A printing system includes embedded functionality for performing media content recognition and processing. Based on the results of the content recognition and...
Optical module and optical recording and/or reproducing apparatus
An optical module has a first light source which emits a first light beam from a first light emission point in a predetermined direction, a second light source...
Signal processing method and signal processing apparatus
A signal processing apparatus is provided with a converter for converting at least one analog light detection signal into a digital light detection signal, and a...
Optical scanning module, device, and method, and imaging apparatus
An optical scanning module includes a light-emission source emitting a light beam, a movable mirror reflecting the light beam, and a movable mirror driving part...
Image processor and image processing method for image enhancement using
A filtering processing unit of an image processor includes a component extraction unit, a character edge quantity calculation unit, and a correction unit...
Print system and printer device facilitating reuse of print data
A print system includes a communication path, a client device which transmits print data to said communication path, a host device connected to said...
Image-forming-device management system capable of operating in
An image-forming-device management system includes an image-forming device, a data communication device and a central management device. A real-time clock...
Graphical user interface
A printer filter including a companion script file and which filters a standard printer data stream to perform a user-specified print job. In particular, the...
Image processing apparatus, display apparatus with touch panel, image
processing method and computer program
An image processing apparatus comprises: a boundary line designating unit which designates a boundary line for dividing a screen into a plurality of regions; and...
Backflow preventing circuit capable of preventing reverse current
This patent specification describes a backflow prevention circuit which includes a first switch configured to conduct or to shut down a current path from an...
Cerdip type of solid-state image sensing device, structure and method for
gripping cerdip type of solid-state...
A cerdip type of solid-state image sensing device includes a base on which photoelectric transfer devices are arranged in line along a main scanning direction, a...
Semiconductor device, EL display device, liquid crystal display device,
and calculating device
There is provided a semiconductor device able to increase the mobility of carriers and reduce the current in the OFF state. The semiconductor device includes a...
Reversible thermosensitive recording medium, reversible thermosensitive
recording label, reversible...
There is provided a reversible thermosensitive recording medium including a support, an intermediate layer, and a thermosensitive recording layer which...
Manufacturing method of the active matrix substrate, and an
electro-optical apparatus having the active matrix...
A manufacturing method of a thin film apparatus, includes: a first step for forming a separation layer on a heat resistant substrate; a second step for forming a...
Phase-change optical recording medium
A phase-change optical recording medium is disclosed including a supporting substrate and the following contiguous layers formed on the supporting substrate in...
Inkjet coating method and apparatus
An inkjet coating method can achieve high-performance coating with a simple system by forming a precise and uniform coat over a coating area and precise edge...
Method and system for diagnosis and control of machines using
connectionless modes having delivery monitoring...
A method and system for retransmitting messages using an alternate mode of communication when an original mode of communication is determined to be unsuccessful....
Verification scheme for email message containing information about
remotely monitored devices
The present invention relates to sending control or monitoring information between two hardware devices utilizing email. Control information relating to either a...
Method and apparatus for image communications capable of effectively
performing receipt acknowledgement
A novel method of image communications with E-mail includes the steps of receiving, decoding, creating, attaching, and transmitting. The receiving step receives...
Cleaning apparatus for removing toner adhered onto endless belt
A cleaning apparatus is for removing a toner from a surface of an endless belt. The cleaning apparatus includes a blade, a blade holding structure, and an...
Heating device, auxiliary power supplying device, auxiliary power
supplying system, fixing device, and image...
A heating device of the invention comprises a heater, a main power supply, and an auxiliary power supply. The heater includes a main heating element which...
Electrophotographic device with contaminant-resistant photoconductor and
In a charging device having saw-tooth electrodes for generating corona discharges, an amount of dust, toner, or paper dust attached to the tip end portions of...
Information reproducing method judging a multivalued level of a present
cell by referring to judged multivalued...
A mark representing information of a multivalued level is recorded in each of cells arranged in a recording medium. Upon reproducing the multivalued level from a...
Information recording method, recording optical disc, and information
The present invention discloses an optical information recording method of an optical information recording and reproduction device that uses a semiconductor...
Zoom lens and information device
A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side, a first lens group having a positive refracting power, a second lens group having a negative refracting...
Optical deflector, production method thereof, optical scanning device, and
image forming apparatus
An optical deflector, a method of producing the optical deflector, an optical scanning device, and an image forming apparatus are disclosed that are able to save...
Method for monitoring performance of image forming apparatus
A facsimile apparatus which is operatively connected to a central data processing apparatus includes a performance measuring mechanism, a memory, a data reading...
Color printing apparatus configured to superpose specified pattern on
A color printing apparatus includes an image memory that stores input image data, an image data region extracting device that extracts an image data existing...
Image processing system, image forming system, computer program, and
An image processing system includes an image input unit having a plurality of image input channels; a parallel image data processing unit that receives image...
Semiconductor device incorporating protective diode with stable ESD
A semiconductor device provided with stable ESD protection capabilities, incorporating a transistor and a protective diode to form a power control IC. The...
An organic transistor is capable of emitting light at high luminescence efficiency, operating at high speed, handling large electric power, and can be...
Heat-sensitive recording material
A heat-sensitive recording material comprising on one surface of a substrate a heat-sensitive coloring layer comprising a leuco dye and a color developer,wherein...
Reversible thermosensitive coloring material and reversible
thermosensitive recording material using the...
A reversible thermosensitive coloring material which can reversibly achieve a relatively colored state and a relatively discolored state depending on a...
Dry toner, method for manufacturing the same, image forming apparatus, and
image forming method
A dry toner contains fine particles having average sphericity of 0.93 to 0.99, a content of the fine particles having a particle diameter of 2 .mu.m or less in...
Titanylphthalocyanine crystal and method of producing the
titanylphthalocyanine crystal, and...
A titanylphthalocyanine crystal having an X-ray diffraction spectrum having plural diffraction peaks and a primary particle diameter not greater than 0.2 .mu.m,...
Stamper for molding article and method of producing said stamper
An optical disk and a method of producing it, particularly a stamper for molding a semiconductor disk base capable of forming an optical disk sufficiently...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including a head part with an ejection port configured to eject ink, a discarded-ink tank configured to collect ejected or absorbed...
Commodity order acceptance and transportation system, method, and
An administrator of a system 10 sells an own company's or another company's commodity to a user via a facsimile, telephone, and electronic mail in order to deal...
Method and apparatus for image forming
An image forming apparatus includes a reverse conveyance path, a straight conveyance path, a duplex conveyance path, and two branch boards. The reverse...
Image forming apparatus for higher speed printing
An image forming apparatus includes a first image carrying belt, a second image carrying belt, a first transfer unit, a second transfer unit, a fixing unit, and...