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US-9,459,567 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device that fixes a toner image carried on a transfer sheet onto the transfer sheet includes a fixing belt that relatively moves, with its surface...
US-9,459,565 Image forming system
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer; a transfer rotator to contact the image bearer to form a transfer nip therebetween; a bias application...
US-9,459,564 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer, a transfer member, and a power source. The image bearer includes a plurality of layers. The transfer member...
US-9,459,556 Powder container, powder supply device, and image forming apparatus including same
A powder container includes a powder chamber for containing powder for forming images, a powder outlet formed in a face of the powder container, and a shutter...
US-9,459,434 Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
A zoom lens includes a first lens group with a diffraction optical element and having positive refractive power, a second lens group having negative refractive...
US-9,457,606 Treatment liquid, ink set, and inkjet recording method
A treatment liquid, which contains a water-soluble organic solvent, at least two cationic resins, and water, wherein the cationic resins have a cationization...
US-9,457,596 Sheet feeder and image forming apparatus including same
A sheet feeder including a sheet roll constituted of one long continuous sheet wound around a core, a sheet conveyance unit to convey the sheet fed from the...
US-9,457,561 Image forming apparatus, image processing method, and program recording medium
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device, a threshold comparator, a first image compensator, and a second image compensator. The first...
US-9,456,220 Image coding method, image coding device, image processing apparatus, and image transmitting/receiving system
An image coding device encodes image data in units of encoding line number that is number of lines necessary for implementing encoding. The image coding device...
US-9,456,180 Image processing apparatus, communication system, and computer program
An image processing apparatus includes: a writing controlling unit that writes image information of an input image to a memory; a detecting unit that detects...
US-9,456,179 Transmission management system, transmission system, and transmission management system program
A transmission/reception unit of a management system transmits state information after a change that indicates a state of a changed terminal to a management...
US-9,456,145 Apparatus for photographing that carries out a pre-flash photography
An apparatus for photographing by using an electronic flash has a photography controller that carries out a pre-flash photography by emitting strobe light in a...
US-9,456,113 Imaging system
An imaging system includes an imaging body having an optical system and an imaging element, a power supplier configured to supply power to the imaging element,...
US-9,455,970 Information processing system, information processing apparatus, and authentication method
An information processing system, which is implemented by one or more information processing apparatuses, includes a first receiving unit configured to receive...
US-9,454,824 Pattern processing device, pattern processing method, and pattern processing program
A pattern processing device includes: an input unit to input an input image containing a plurality of pattern elements; an extraction unit that calculates edge...
US-9,454,808 Pattern processing apparatus, pattern processing method, and pattern processing program
A pattern processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit, an adjacent element identification unit, a connection unit, and an assigning unit. The acquisition...
US-9,454,453 Report production apparatus, report production system, and report production method
A report production apparatus includes a first collection unit configured to make requests depending on multiple types of device management systems respectively...
US-9,454,388 Information processing device, information processing system, and recording medium
In an information processing device connected to an external device via a network, the external device includes an application platform of an image forming...
US-9,454,126 Cleaning device and image forming apparatus including same
A cleaning device includes a plurality of cleaners. The plurality of cleaners includes at least a first cleaner, a second cleaner, and a third cleaner arranged...
US-9,454,114 Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same
A fixing device including a fixing member, an opposing member, a plurality of heat sources, and a voltage detector. The opposing member is disposed opposite the...
US-9,454,107 Image forming apparatus
A novel image forming apparatus includes a photoreceptor to bear an electrostatic latent image on a surface thereof, a developing device to develop the...
US-9,454,106 Image forming apparatus with drive control of a driven member based on a between-sheets time
An image forming apparatus is provided in which, during a continuous sheet passing, in the case where a between-sheets time is short, none of a cleaning mode...
US-9,454,099 Toner container including a lid member pulled out in an inclined direction
An image forming apparatus includes a lid pulling mechanism that includes a hook to open a toner discharge opening by pulling, from the bottle head section, a...
US-9,453,991 Wide-angle lens and imaging device
A wide-angle lens having a field angle larger than 180 degrees includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a front group, a reflection surface, and...
US-9,453,860 Inverter device
An inverter device includes: a simulation output voltage generation unit that generates a simulation output voltage that corresponds to an instantaneous value...
US-9,453,758 Digital locker delivery system
Techniques are provided for determining, by a sensor, a weight of an item placed in a locker compartment; transmitting, to a locker controller, data indicating...
US-9,453,659 Reaction material formed body and heat storage and release unit
A reaction material formed body into which a reaction material reacting with a reaction medium to store or release heat is formed includes first and second...
US-9,452,633 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and printed matter
An image forming apparatus forms an image on a recording medium by discharging ink droplets onto the recording medium. The image forming apparatus includes a...
US-9,452,454 Dry type cleaning housing and dry type cleaning apparatus
A dry type cleaning housing which causes a cleaning medium to fly with an air flow and places the cleaning medium on a cleaning object to clean the cleaning...
US-9,451,432 Input/output system, input/output method, and mobile terminal
An input/output system interconnects a mobile terminal, a cooperative processing apparatus, and a plurality of electronic devices, and is configured to...
US-9,451,311 Generic remote controller
Techniques are provided for a handheld device, such as a smart phone, to obtain device configuration data of a controlled device via machine-readable media,...
US-9,451,208 Communication terminal, communication system, and communication method
A communication terminal which communicates with a different communication terminal via a communication network is disclosed. The communication terminal...
US-9,451,170 Image acquisition and management using a reference image
A reference image of one or more objects is displayed on the display of a mobile device in a manner that allows a user of the mobile device to simultaneously...
US-9,451,168 Photographing apparatus and photographing control system with low-pass filter effect
In a photographing apparatus and a photographing control system which drive an image sensor (moving member) to obtain an optical low-pass filter effect, an...
US-9,451,121 Image processing device, image processing method and remote-scan image processing system using the same
In the image processing device, method and system of the present invention, a destination identifier of an image file is stored, the destination identifier...
US-9,451,116 Image forming apparatus having a density sensor movable in a main scanning direction
An image forming apparatus includes a photoconductor, an optical scanner, a development device, a movable density sensor, a density sensor driver, and a...
US-9,451,114 Transmission apparatus
A facsimile apparatus is disclosed that includes a register unit that registers transmission destination information in an internal address book. The register...
US-9,450,990 Transmission management system, transmission system, and transmission management system program
A transmission management system receives, when a terminal and a relay device is connected, domain information that indicates a management system capable of...
US-9,450,964 Information processing system, information processing method, and computer program product
An information processing system includes a receiving unit and a determining unit. The receiving unit receives an application request to request an application...
US-9,450,138 Photovoltaic cell and photovoltaic cell manufacturing method
A photovoltaic cell manufacturing method includes depositing a first buffer layer for performing lattice relaxation on a first silicon substrate; depositing a...
US-9,449,798 Plasma processing device, printing apparatus, printing system, computer program product, and method for...
A plasma processing device includes a plasma processing unit that performs plasma processing on a predetermined area on a target recording medium at least two...
US-9,449,031 Sorting and filtering a table with image data and symbolic data in a single cell
An Image Based Document Management (IBDM) server includes a table generator, a symbolic representation module and a sort engine. The table generator generates a...
US-9,449,000 Electronic document retrieval and reporting using tagging analysis and/or logical custodians
An approach is provided for retrieving electronic documents. The approach provides a Web-based graphical user interface that allows users to construct complex...
US-9,448,517 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming part to form an image on a recording medium, an apparatus body, a sheet container detachably attachable to...
US-9,448,516 Fixing device temperature control method, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A fixing device temperature control method is performed by a fixing device including a heat conductor contacting and heating an unfixed toner image formed on a...
US-9,448,514 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes a first heater disposed opposite and heating at least a center of a fixing belt in an axial direction thereof and a second...
US-9,448,512 Drive system and image forming apparatus including same
A drive system includes multiple vibrating members that tend to vibrate when these members are driven and a holding system to hold the multiple vibrating...
US-9,448,507 Nozzle receiver, powder container, and image forming apparatus
A nozzle receiver for use with a powder container includes: a shutter to open an opening of the nozzle receiver to an opening position when the shutter is...
US-9,448,501 Toner for developing electrostatic image, image forming apparatus, image forming method, and process cartridge
A toner for developing an electrostatic image, which contains: resin particles (C), wherein the resin particles (C) each contain a resin particle (B) and resin...
US-9,448,402 Optical deflection device and image forming apparatus
An optical deflection device includes a mirror having a reflection face for deflecting light that enters the reflection face; and a support member to support...
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