At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.
Abrasive grain and method for producing it, polishing tool and method for
producing it, grinding wheel and...
An abrasive grain including a porous particle material in which a large number of secondary particles contain gaps between primary particles bonded to each...
Sheet carrier and image forming device
A sheet carrier, includes an upstream side sheet carriage part; a downstream side sheet carriage part; an overlapping detection part which is provided between...
Ink jet printing device and image forming apparatus
An ink jet printing device comprises a head unit, a head-unit moving unit, a recording-medium moving unit, and a control unit controlling the head unit, the...
Inkjet recording device
An inkjet recording device includes a nozzle module, a switching unit, a waveform generating unit, an image recognizing unit and a pulse width modulating unit....
Ink pouch of an inkjet printer cartridge
Techniques for annotating portions of a document relevant to concepts of
An automatic reading assistance application for documents available in electronic form. An automatic annotator is provided which finds concepts of interest and...
Information processing apparatus and session management method
An information processing apparatus is provided, in which information processing apparatus communicates with a terminal connected to a network by using an HTTP...
Sheet carrier apparatus, image forming apparatus, image reader, and
A sheet carrier apparatus includes a sheet carrier guide to guide a sheet in a first direction and includes an opening; and a paper-dust removal member that is...
Automated techniques for comparing contents of images
Automated techniques for comparing contents of images. For a given image (referred to as an "input image"), a set of images (referred to as "a set of candidate...
Method and apparatus for optical disk recording capable of reducing
settling time and generating an accurate...
An optical disk recording apparatus includes a first comparator, a second comparator, a third comparator, a selection circuit, a control voltage generator, a...
Facsimile device reading lines of image data divisively in a sub-scanning
This facsimile device comprises inputting means for inputting image data of a subject copy having a width in a main scanning direction larger than an A3-size...
Method and apparatus for image processing method, and a computer product
The image processing apparatus comprises an image data control section and a system controller. The image data control section is connected to any one or more of...
Facsimile apparatus for incorporating own facsimile number into
transmitter terminal information
A facsimile apparatus can automatically register its own facsimile number into TTI, the own facsimile number being previously registered in the facsimile...
Network facsimile device and a method of controlling the network facsimile
A network facsimile device connected to the Internet or a local area network, employs an electronic mail function, and has a function of exchanging image...
Image processing apparatus having a status holding function, and image
processing system including the same
In an image processing apparatus of the present invention, an image storage device stores a plurality of image data. A status holding unit holds a status table...
Image scanning apparatus
An image scanning apparatus has such a configuration that an item and a content of additional information such as previously set character information, sound...
Method for reversibly transforming data format, image processing
apparatus, program for reversibly transforming...
In a method for reversibly transforming a data format, a forward transformation and a backward transformation are reciprocally conducted for data between unit...
Voltage regulator having reverse voltage protection and reverse current
A voltage regulator having a MOS transistor driver includes a p-channel MOS transistor at a voltage input terminal Vin and a p-channel MOS transistor at a...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a head part having a jet opening part configured to jet ink, a moisture retention cap configured to maintain moisture by...
Optical pickup apparatus
Small-sized and light-weighted optical pickup apparatus capable of eliminating the effect due to the flaring light rays and performing the signal detection of...
Method and system for using data structures to store database information
for multiple vendors and model...
In a communication system having one or more monitored devices communicatively coupled to a monitoring system, a database having information related to the one...
Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection
using a shared resource
A system, method and program product for diagnosing, controlling and collecting information from devices. Information regarding events of a target application...
Electrophotographic image forming method and apparatus
An image forming apparatus including an image bearing member; a charger for charging the image bearing member; a light irradiating device for irradiating the...
Image forming apparatus, image forming process, and process cartridge for
image forming apparatus
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus for lowering friction coefficient and lowering surface energy of photoconductor surface in particular, which comprises an...
Sheet conveying unit, and image reading unit, post-processing unit, and
image forming apparatus employing the...
A sheet conveying unit that guides and conveys a sheet material by a lower conveying guide includes an opening in the lower conveying guide, a brush-like member...
Process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A process cartridge of the present invention includes a photoconductive member with a rotatable axis, a cleaning member to contact on the photoconductive member,...
Image processing apparatus and method of automatic reboot
An image processing apparatus is disclosed that, when falling in failures possibly being fixable by switching off/on electric power, is able to be automatically...
Vertical cavity surface-emitting semiconductor laser device, optical
transmission module, optical transmission...
In a vertical cavity surface-emitting semiconductor laser device, first and second resonance wavelengths which are different are provided while a first resonator...
Optical information recording apparatus, information processing apparatus,
optical information recording...
An optical information recording method records information with respect to an optical information recording medium having a multi-layer structure recording...
Optical disk system with improved signal regulation capability
A system, method, computer program and apparatus for providing regulating signals for regulating the position of an objective lens relative to a track on a disk....
Method for driving light deflector, light deflector, light deflection
array, image forming device, and image...
A method for driving a light deflector the method includes turning over a direction of an electric field acting on the plate shape member, in an optional period....
Image forming apparatus for correcting magnification of image
A measuring unit measures a time difference between detections of the optical beams by an optical beam detector arranged on either side of an image carrier with...
Image forming apparatus with led heads staggered in sub-scanning direction
In an image forming apparatus, a plurality of light emitting device array units for drawing image data on a photoconductor are arranged in a main scanning...
Step-up/down DC-DC converter
A step-up/down DC-DC converter is disclosed that includes: a step-up/down part generating an output voltage by stepping up or down an input voltage; and a...
Image forming apparatus, fixing device and image heater having an
adjustable exciting member
An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device which fixes a toner image on a recording medium. The fixing device includes a heating device. The heating...
Toner, production process for the same, and image forming method
To provide a toner production process in which at least radically polymerizable monomers are polymerized in at least one of a supercritical fluid and a...
Latent electrostatic image bearing member, process cartridge, image
forming apparatus, and image forming process
An object is to provide a latent electrostatic image bearing member that can provide high-quality images for prolonged periods, owing to photosensitive layers...
Method and apparatus for securing executable programs against copying
A secure system for executing program code in an insecure environment while making it impossible, or at least impractical, to determine how to copy the program...
Image forming apparatus, program and positional error correction method
An image forming apparatus includes an electrophotographic process part for image formation provided for an image carrying medium for each color; a non-end...
Apparatuses for image forming capable of effectively conveying developer
therefrom and a method of effectively...
A developer container includes a cap controlling a flow of developer with a hole, the cap detachably engaged with a nozzle connecting to an image forming...
Image forming apparatus and process cartridge unit therefore
An image forming apparatus includes a unit including at least two rotary members, and an apparatus main body configured to detachably mount the unit. The...
Image forming method and apparatus for convenient replacement of developer
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of containers, a container compartment, and a plurality of indicators. The plurality of containers contains...
Image forming apparatus for controlling variation of image density and
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrying member, a developing unit, an image density detector, a toner concentration detector, a toner concentration...
Data communication apparatus, data communication system, data
communication method, data communication program...
when receiving reception error information from at least one of a plurality of other transfer destinations which indicates that data reception has not been...
Network communication apparatus, communication system and communication
A network terminal apparatus in a type of directly connecting to a packet communication network, with an interface for connecting to a circuit under an...
Information recording device
An information recording device comprising at least a recording pulse generating means and a recording pulse selecting means capable of generating various...
Digital still camera
A digital still camera includes an image pickup device for photographing a subject, and an image processor adapted to drive and control the image pickup device,...
Methods and apparatuses for searching both external public documents and
internal private documents in response...
Methods and apparatuses for both public documents and private documents in response to a single search request are disclosed. Public documents are electronic...
Systems and computer readable recording medium for obtaining software via
a network for a multifunction image...
A multifunction image forming apparatus accepts voice input of a software name by an order applicant, carries out voice recognizing processing concerning the...
Image forming apparatus, image processing method, program and recording
An image forming device comprises an image-processing unit which performs a predetermined image processing of an input image data. An output unit prints an image...