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US-7,359,549 Imaging device, image processing method, and recording medium
An image processing method includes obtaining raw image data of an object by generating the object by an imager that generates an image of the object with color...
US-7,359,414 Excessive current input suppressing semiconductor laser light emitting circuit
A semiconductor laser light emitting circuit includes a semiconductor laser diode emitting a laser light by modulating a current supplied thereto, a light...
US-7,359,300 Recording condition determining method, program, and medium, information recording apparatus, and information...
A recording condition determining method is disclosed for realizing high quality recording at high speed while preventing the degradation of a light source....
US-7,359,299 Recording medium and reading system
A medium judgment program is recorded on an information recording medium. The program causes a computer to judge whether the medium is authorized. The judgment...
US-7,359,295 Optical pickup apparatus and optical disk drive apparatus
An optical pickup apparatus for reproducing information from an optical disk, includes: a semiconductor laser applying a beam to an optical disk having two...
US-7,359,099 Image reading device and image forming apparatus
An image reading device includes a photoelectric device provided with an empty transfer part. An A-D converter performing A-D conversion on an output signal for...
US-7,359,074 Image forming apparatus associating with other apparatuses through network
In an image forming apparatus, screen information for displaying a plurality of function options available for a predetermined process is generated. A screen...
US-7,358,709 Constant voltage regulator for generating a low voltage output
Constant voltage regulator includes an output terminal, an output transistor, an output voltage controller, and a switching circuit. The output terminal outputs...
US-7,358,592 Semiconductor device
A semiconductor integrated circuit device having a metal thin-film resistance includes a lower insulation film formed over a semiconductor substrate via another...
US-7,357,300 Method and apparatus for tracking documents in a workflow
A workflow system and method include tracking the physical movement of documents. The information of the physical movement is incorporated with the flow graph of...
US-7,357,076 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a stencil printer section and a non-stencil printer section and can form a stencil image and a...
US-D566,757 Inkjet printer
US-7,356,611 Method and apparatus for permissions based active document workflow
Techniques for designing and processing a workflow that can be refined or modified based upon information associated with a document processed by the workflow....
US-7,356,579 Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection using a dynamic linked library of...
A method, system and computer program product for (1) collecting information from a remote application unit and/or (2) diagnosing or controlling the remote...
US-7,356,298 Image fixing apparatus using pulsating power for heating
An image fixing apparatus having a linear heating body with an endless belt entrained around thereon, using an electrical power supply to provide pulsating power...
US-7,356,295 Developer-carrying member having improved transportability, a developing unit, a process cartridge and an image...
A developer-carrying member to transport a developer having a carrier to a developing area facing an image carrying member in an image forming apparatus includes...
US-7,356,290 Toner supply unit and image forming apparatus
The toner supply unit is provided with a preventing unit for preventing toner contamination due to toner leakage from that sealing valve. A mouth ring of the...
US-7,356,288 Developing apparatus having improved agitation effect
A developing apparatus for use in an image forming apparatus includes a developing roller, a developing agent, a refilling port, a transport member, and an...
US-7,356,280 Electrophotographic photoreceptor and method of recycling the electrophotographic photoreceptor
An electrophotographic photoreceptor including a cylindrical substrate including a photosensitive layer on an outer circumferential surface thereof and a flange...
US-7,356,277 Apparatus for cooling an electrophotographic image forming apparatus
The present invention provides an image forming apparatus which prevents the rusting of metallic components and paper jams and improves the cooling capability of...
US-7,356,270 Fixing device, image forming apparatus including the fixing device, and fixing method
A fixing device for fixing an image formed on a recording material includes a fixing member disposed on a recording material conveyance path, a heating part...
US-7,356,160 Method of and apparatus for image processing
An image processing apparatus embeds decision information that is information about a specific parameter, such as degree of alteration, of an image, into an...
US-7,355,770 Optical scanning unit and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning unit includes a light source that emits a light beam, a light deflector that deflects the light beam from the light source, and a scanning...
US-7,355,765 Optical scanning apparatus and an image formation apparatus therewith
An optical scanning apparatus provides improved image quality by changing the amount of writing scale compensation for a pixel clock during a scanning cycle. A...
US-7,355,755 Image processing apparatus and method for accurately detecting character edges
An image processing apparatus includes an edge amount calculating device configured to calculate edge amounts of an image in a plurality of directions for each...
US-7,355,739 Image forming device having a memory assignment unit
An image forming device includes an operating system to execute any of a plurality of programs. The image forming device comprises a rewritable memory which has...
US-7,355,732 Printing mechanism for wireless devices
A method and system for printing electronic document information from a wireless device is described. In one aspect, a wireless communication component is...
US-7,355,617 Optical scanner and image forming apparatus
An optical scanner for writing an electrostatic latent image on an image carrier includes a scanning optical system that forms an optical scanning path, a pair...
US-7,355,413 Testing method/arrangement measuring electromagnetic interference of noise in a to-be-tested printed circuit board
A testing method for measuring electromagnetic interference of a noise on a to-be-tested printed circuit board, has the steps of: a) injecting a signal...
US-7,355,335 Electron-emitting device and image display apparatus using the same
An electron-emitting device substrate includes a substrate and a plurality of surface conduction electron-emitting elements. Each surface conduction ...
US-7,354,690 Toner and method for producing the same, and, developer, toner-containing container, process cartridge, image...
A toner producing method is provided, which comprises preparing toner base particles in an aqueous medium, wherein the toner base particles comprise resin fine...
US-7,354,686 Electrophotographic photoconductor and process for manufacturing the same, and image forming apparatus and...
An electrophotographic photoconductor includes an electroconductive substrate, a charge generation layer, and a charge transport layer formed by using a...
US-7,354,617 Fixing belt and method for evaluating it
A method for evaluating a fixing belt includes forming a fixing belt which includes a substrate, an elastic layer laminated on the substrate, and a mold...
US-7,354,038 Jam suppressing sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus
A sheet feeding apparatus includes a sheet tray, a pickup roller, a feed roller, a driving motor to drive the feed roller via a feed clutch, and a reverse roller...
US-D566,170 Inkjet printer
US-7,353,273 Method and system for remote diagnostic, control and information collection based on various communication...
A method, system, and program product for communicating with machines and end users connected to a network. Information sent to or from the machines is...
US-7,353,249 Method and apparatus for data retrieval from data server using a socket communications program
A data retrieval system and method includes a data server, a client terminal, and a web server. The client terminal performs a data retrieval operation. The web...
US-7,353,118 System and method for providing environmental impact information, recording medium recording the information,...
An environmental impact information collection system modifies and analyzes environmental impact information, which is collected and stored in advance, and...
US-7,352,990 Education support system, target presentation method, recording medium, and carrier wave
An education support server generates test data representing a test using a test management database. At this time, the education support server derives a target...
US-7,352,989 Reinforced cleaning member, and process cartridge and image forming apparatus using same
A cleaning member for cleaning an image carrier. The cleaning member includes a support plate having a planar face portion configured to be fixed to an object in...
US-7,352,987 Fixing device and image forming apparatus for holding a recording medium by electrostatic force
A fixing device includes a pressure belt that holds a recording medium by electrostatic force and carries the recording medium. The recording medium has a toner...
US-7,352,983 Development magnet roller, development device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A development magnet roller for use in a development roller of an electrophotographic image forming apparatus is provided. The development magnet roller has a...
US-7,352,978 Method of detecting a phase difference of image bearing members and an image forming apparatus using the method
An image forming apparatus uses a method of detecting a phase difference of the image bearing members such that an image transferring member receives a reference...
US-7,352,908 Image compression device, image decompression device, image compression/decompression device, program for...
An image compression device comprising an image division unit dividing an image into a plurality of regions, a region designation unit designating a region of...
US-7,352,907 Code conversion apparatus, code conversion method and storage medium
A code conversion apparatus includes an input section to input compressed and transformed input codes, a header information rewriting section to rewrite only...
US-7,352,680 Optical recording medium having relation between reflection layer and pit length
An optical information recording medium including a substrate, a light absorbing layer which is located overlying the substrate and in which marks are formed to...
US-7,352,679 Pickup drive unit and information playback apparatus including the same
A pickup drive unit is provided including at least a rack portion provided thereon with gear teeth to be engaged with grooves of a lead screw; a plate-shaped...
US-7,352,485 Printing method, storage medium and program for performing a printing operation and a printing device
A printing method for printing an electronic file using a printing device is disclosed. The printing device is connected via a network to a user terminal and to...
US-7,352,160 Step-down switching regulator
A step-down switching regulator is disclosed that includes a first switching element, a smoothing circuit part including an inductor and a second switching...
US-7,351,516 Optical information recording medium
An optical information recording medium, especially a CD-RW medium, that can undergo direct overwriting at high speed is disclosed. The optical information...
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