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US-7,381,513 Carrier, developer, image forming method and process cartridge for electrostatic image development
A carrier containing a core material and a resin coating layer located overlying the surface of the core material. The resin coating layer contains resin and...
US-7,381,511 Photoreceptor, image forming method and image forming apparatus using the photoreceptor, process cartridge...
A photoreceptor including an electroconductive substrate; a photosensitive layer; and optionally a protective layer, wherein an outermost layer thereof includes...
US-7,381,066 Printed circuit board with interconnection terminal, a printed circuit assembly and electronic apparatus
A printed circuit board comprises a base substrate and an external interconnection terminal provided on the base substrate, wherein external interconnection...
US-7,380,931 Inkjet type recording apparatus and control method of the same
An inkjet recording apparatus includes a carriage having a printing head and moving in a main scanning direction, an exterior cover, and a detection part...
US-7,380,786 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-7,380,690 Solution jet type fabrication apparatus, method, solution containing fine particles, wiring pattern substrate,...
A solution jet type fabrication apparatus for fabricating a wiring pattern or a device, the solution jet type fabrication apparatus including a jet head for...
US-D570,408 Cartridge for an inkjet printer
US-7,380,243 Image forming apparatus of which programs are remotely updatable
An image forming apparatus is disclosed that includes one or more processing units, a control unit, an update program acquiring unit that acquires an update...
US-7,379,930 Confidential communications executing multifunctional product
A multifunctional product connected with a plurality of terminals over a network includes an image information obtaining device that obtains image information, a...
US-7,379,698 Image forming apparatus and fixing apparatus for fixing toner image by using belt
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism configured to form a visible image using toner on a recording sheet according to input image data...
US-7,379,696 Toner for developing electrostatic image, fixing method for fixing image formed of the toner, and image forming...
A toner including toner particles including a colorant; a binder resin; and a release agent, wherein the binder resin includes a polyester resin (A) having a...
US-7,379,683 Mark detector, drive controller, belt drive unit, and image forming apparatus
A mark detector optically detecting a scale having multiple marks formed successively at predetermined intervals along the moving direction of an endless belt...
US-7,379,622 Information-inputting device inputting contact point of object on recording surfaces as information
An information-inputting device is provided, which includes a plurality of photographing units photographing an area on a plane. An object located on the plane...
US-7,379,621 Method and system for composing universally focused image from multiple images
The system and method speeds up the image composition process based upon the blurring function and the blurring function determination process; facilitates the...
US-7,379,249 Downsize, high performance, and wide range magnification zoom lens and camera apparatus
A zoom lens includes a first lens band having a positive focal length, a second lens band having a negative focal length, and at least third to fifth lens bands...
US-7,378,709 Oscillator with a guard ring formed around an N well and constituent components integrally formed on the N...
An oscillator capable of reducing a noise component when partly formed by using the CMOS process or the MOS process. A high-frequency amplifier circuit, a mixing...
US-7,378,458 Method for preparing ink, ink cartridge and ink-jet recording apparatus
The invention provides a method for preparing an ink having constituents of a water-soluble dye having a water-soluble solubilizing group of at least one of a...
US-7,378,213 Image forming process and image forming apparatus
A process contains in which heating and fixing an image of a toner on a recording medium is performed by heating one or more heat-transfer media by a heating...
US-7,377,627 Ink cartridge, housing therefor, ink bag, ink-jet recording apparatus, ink container, and image-forming apparatus
An ink cartridge includes an ink containing part and first through third housings. The ink containing part includes a holding member with an ink supply opening...
US-7,377,379 Transport belt drive control device, image forming device, and transport belt drive control method
In a transport belt drive control device, a first detection unit has a first resolution and indirectly detects a feed amount of a transport belt, a control unit...
US-D569,741 Watch
US-7,376,728 Method and system for monitoring, collecting information, diagnosing 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-7,376,380 Image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and toner
An image forming apparatus includes units for electrostatically charging a surface of an image carrier, exposing the surface according to image data to write a...
US-7,376,376 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively adjusting image shifts
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image bearing members configured to bear respective images, an optical writing unit configured to write the...
US-7,376,375 Belt-drive control device, color-shift detecting method, color-shift detecting device, and image forming apparatus
A mark detecting unit detects a mark that is a reference position of an endless belt. An angular-displacement-error detecting unit detects an angular...
US-7,376,363 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively performing color image position adjustment
An image forming apparatus including a plurality of detachable image forming devices each for forming a color image, an image carrying device for carrying the...
US-7,376,268 Image processing apparatus for transmitting image data to an external device
The image data corresponding to an image is separated into areas corresponding to contents of the image. The image data in each of the area is subjected to an...
US-7,376,164 Vertical cavity surface emitting semiconductor laser, light emission device, and optical transmission system
A semiconductor laser is disclosed with which a VCSEL can be constituted with a simplified configuration for optical transmission at a transmission rate higher...
US-7,376,066 Information recording method and an information recording apparatus
An information recording method and an information recording apparatus are disclosed, wherein x-bit long binary data are converted into m multi-level data of n...
US-7,375,864 Document reading apparatus and imaging apparatus implementing same
A document reading apparatus arranged to reduce inconsistencies in the output signals of its linear image sensor is provided. The document reading apparatus...
US-7,375,853 Image processing apparatus and method
A separating unit determines, for an image data, whether there exists black data, and generates density data from the black data when the black data exists, and...
US-7,375,836 Copier with job sharing and forwarding capability
A copy machine is configured to determine a set of one or more resources that are both external to the copy machine and available to process one or more portions...
US-7,375,835 E-mail transmission of print-ready documents
A method, system, and computer program product for transmitting print-ready electronic documents to a printer using e-mail as a transport mechanism. Responsive...
US-7,375,515 Magnetic sensor circuit and semiconductor device capable of temperature compensation
A magnetic sensor circuit supplying an excitation current to an MI device, and having a detection signal supplied thereto corresponding to a magnetic field...
US-7,374,851 Toner, and, developer, toner container, process cartridge, image forming apparatus and image forming method
A toner which includes a toner material, wherein the toner satisfies the following formula: 0.degree. C..ltoreq..DELTA.Tm.ltoreq.20.degree. C. where .DELTA.Tm...
US-7,374,848 Toner and method or preparing the toner
A toner including a binder; a colorant; and a wax, wherein the binder includes a polyester resin; and a reaction product of a polymer having a group capable of...
US-7,374,608 Ink for ink jet recording, ink jet recording method, ink cartridge and ink jet recording apparatus
An ink for ink jet recording which is used for an ink jet printer in which at least a portion of a member being in contact with the ink is formed by any one of a...
US-7,374,279 Liquid jet recording apparatus, liquid jet head and recording liquid
A liquid jet head includes a nozzle element having nozzles from which a recording liquid is ejected to a recording medium, wherein the recording liquid contains...
US-7,374,166 Sheet conveying unit, and image reading unit, post-processing unit, and image forming apparatus employing the...
A sheet conveying unit includes a lower sheet conveying guide on which a sheet material is placed. The sheet conveying unit conveys the sheet material while the...
US-7,374,089 IC-tag read-write apparatus
A radio data communication apparatus includes first antennas, modulation circuits, an oscillating circuit, a switch circuit, a memory, and a control circuit. The...
US-7,373,347 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
In an information processing apparatus connectable to a terminal through a network, a terminal type of the terminal is specified based on a first request...
US-7,373,101 Method and apparatus for image forming and effectively applying lubricant to an image bearing member
A lubricant supplying device including a molded lubricant having a Martens hardness of approximately 40 N/mm.sup.2 to approximately 70 N/mm.sup.2 measured with a...
US-7,373,097 Printer engine and color image forming device using this printer engine for preventing deviation of transfer...
In cases where the transfer positions of toner images of respective colors that are formed on respective photosensitive bodies show a positional deviation, the...
US-7,373,094 Fixing unit having a plurality of heaters, image forming apparatus and method of determining temperature...
A fixing unit thermally fixes a toner on a recording medium by a fixing member having a plurality of internal heaters and an outer peripheral surface, and a...
US-7,373,093 Apparatus and method for color image forming, and computer program product for driver controller
A color image forming apparatus including a plurality of photosensitive drums on which toner images of different colors are respectively formed. An endless belt...
US-7,373,092 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively collecting waste toner
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrying member, a transfer device, cleaning devices, and a waste toner collecting unit. The cleaning devices...
US-7,373,007 Encoded data generation apparatus and a method, a program, and an information recording medium
An encoding process and a recompression process of encoded data are disclosed that appropriately select low-order bit planes and low-order sub bit planes, codes...
US-7,372,999 Image coder and image decoder capable of power-saving control in image compression and decompression
An image decoder comprises a code decompression/decoding unit that decodes code data produced through compression and encoding of image data, a power supply...
US-7,372,992 Image data processing machine
An image data processing machine implementing image processing of image data input with different resolution values in consideration of resolution and qualities...
US-7,372,902 Pulse with modulation signal generating circuit
A PWM signal generating circuit outputs a stable PWM signal for increasing and deceasing a duty ratio at a predetermined rate within a predetermined period...
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