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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...
US-7,372,800 Optical recording medium and optical recording process using the same
An optical recording medium having two recording layer structures which includes a cover substrate, a grooved substrate, a first recording layer structure, an...
US-7,372,636 Zoom lens and image-taking device
A zoom lens including subsequently from an object side of the zoom lens to an image side of the zoom lens: a first lens group with a positive focal length; a...
US-7,372,604 Multi-beam scanner, multi-beam scanning method, synchronizing beam detecting method and image forming apparatus
A multi-beam scanner includes light sources, a deflector deflecting the beams emitted from the light sources at an equiangular velocity, a scanning image-forming...
US-7,372,599 Image processor
An image processor has a controller unit connected to at least one of functional units such as an image reading unit, detects a source of input of image data...
US-7,372,592 Information processing control method, image processing control method, image processing control apparatus,...
A digital signal processor (DSP) realizes an image processing function by downloading at least one of a computer program and data to realize image processing. A...
US-7,372,486 Photographing apparatus and method of adjusting an image of a photographing object
A photographing object image adjusting apparatus including a plurality of adjusting operation devices corresponding to a plurality of object image adjusting...
US-7,372,479 Apparatus and method for optical image formation control
An image forming apparatus for forming images with an electrophotographic system. The image forming apparatus includes a laser drive unit configured to control a...
US-7,372,462 Three-dimensional geometry processing system and method for CAD apparatus restricted in surface representations...
A three-dimensional geometry processing system and method for converting boundary representations solid data in a first format into output solid data in a second...
US-7,371,708 Thermoreversible recording medium, thermoreversible recording label and thermoreversible recording member, and,...
The object of the present invention is to provide a thermoreversible recording medium which possesses not only such an excellent property that the electrostatic...
US-7,371,497 Electrophotographic image forming method
An electrophotographic image forming apparatus comprising: an electrophotographic photoreceptor comprising: an electroconductive substrate; a charge...
US-7,371,491 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, method for manufacturing the electrophotographic photoreceptor, and image...
A photoreceptor including an electroconductive substrate; and a charge blocking layer; a moire preventing layer; and a photosensitive layer, which are overlaid...
US-7,371,490 Photoconductor, image forming apparatus, image forming process, and process cartridge
The object of the present invention is to provide a photoconductor that is highly sensitive, stable in image quality under repeated usages, and affords prolonged...
US-7,370,952 Ink, and, inkjet recording process, ink cartridge, recording unit, and inkjet recording apparatus using the ink
A water-based ink containing a surface treated pigment as a coloring material, a water-soluble organic solvent, water, both for dispersing the pigment, an...
US-7,370,950 Electronic device, replacement part thereof, package of replacement part, and method for arranging identifying...
An ink cartridge used in a color printer, comprises at the surface, a convexity or convexities (identifying section) that correspond to a color of an ink, and...
US-7,370,940 Liquid ejection head having improved durability against liquid, liquid cartridge having such a liquid ejection...
A liquid ejection head includes therein a movable member, wherein the movable member is formed of lamination of at least three layers, at least one layer thereof...
US-D568,928 Toner cartridge
US-7,369,807 Cleaner, and process cartridge and image forming apparatus using the cleaner
A cleaner for cleaning a surface of a rotating material, including an elastic blade arranged to counter the rotating material while a tip of the elastic blade is...
US-7,369,803 Fixing device and image forming apparatus using the same
A fixing device for fixing image information on a recording medium passing a nip of the present invention includes a rotatable member for transferring and...
US-7,369,795 Image forming apparatus effectively producing quality color image without causing color slippage
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of process cartridges. Each process cartridge includes an image carrier configured to form an image...
US-7,369,786 Sheet transporting apparatus and printing apparatus
A sheet transporting apparatus includes: a heating roller and a pressure roller that heats and presses a toner image to fix the toner image onto the sheet; a...
US-7,369,783 Image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and development unit
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of developing devices, each of which stores a toner, a developing device installation section, in which the...
US-7,369,734 Optical control device
An optical control device includes a photonic crystal and a line-defect waveguide formed in the photonic crystal wherein the optical control device is capable of...
US-7,369,713 Image processing apparatus and method for determining whether an image is of a vertical or horizontal writing
An image processing apparatus, including a transform unit configured to wavelet-transform image data into a set of wavelet coefficients, and a determination unit...
US-7,369,590 Laser diode driving circuit
A disclosed laser diode driving circuit causes a laser diode to emit light by varying a current value of a current source in accordance with a control signal...
US-7,369,284 Image signal processing method, image signal processing device, and image signal processing system
A color image signal processing device having a high resolution and excellent color reproducibility even though the device comprises a one-chip color sensor. The...
US-7,369,283 Color image reading apparatus and color image reading method for eliminating or reducing moire
A color image reading apparatus reads an original image by a line sensor through sequentially lighting respective light sources of a plurality of colors with...
US-7,369,281 Facsimile device and a facsimile device monitoring system
The invention relates to a facsimile device and a facsimile device monitoring system. The result of a transmission can be promptly informed to the user. When an...
US-7,369,277 Image processing apparatus, drawing processing method, and computer program
A drawing instruction processor refers to a bit map line table that shows whether the bit arrays in the row unit are the same in the order of concentrations. The...
US-7,369,256 Interruption of job in information processing apparatus by means of acquisition and release of resources
An information processing apparatus, which attends to inputting and outputting of image data, and processes the image data by performing a job that uses a...
US-7,369,147 Image forming apparatus and control method thereof
An image forming apparatus includes a first writing control device configured to control a writing of a first latent image, a second writing control device...
US-7,368,981 Limit circuit
A limit circuit capable of providing high gain. The limit circuit included in an FM receiver comprises, for example, seven amplifiers (11 to 17), and a BPF (18)...
US-7,368,900 Constant voltage circuit and constant current source, amplifier, and power supply circuit using the same
A constant voltage circuit is disclosed that includes a constant voltage generator circuit part converting an input voltage into a predetermined constant voltage...
US-7,368,896 Voltage regulator with plural error amplifiers
A constant voltage circuit that is capable of realizing high speed response with respect to an abrupt change in an input voltage or a load current is disclosed....
US-7,368,715 Semiconductor apparatus and infrared light sensor
A semiconductor apparatus includes a pair of first and second field effect transistors formed on a semiconductor substrate. The pair of first and second field...
US-7,368,213 Toner and fixing device and image forming device using the same
A toner containing toner particles having a core-shell structure containing a binder resin, a colorant and a release agent. The toner particles are prepared by...
US-7,368,212 Toner for developing electrostatic image, developer, image forming apparatus, process for forming image,...
A toner for developing an electrostatic image, includes: a colorant; and a binder resin. The toner has a particle including at least one pore having a diameter...
US-7,368,007 Ink-jet recording ink, image forming method, ink-jet recording apparatus and imaged article
An ink-jet recording ink contains at least a colorant, a moisturizer, water and a water-soluble substance capable of undergoing polycondensation along with...
US-7,367,667 Image forming apparatus with conveying part arranged to allow drying
An image forming apparatus has a recording head forming an image on paper by jetting ink, a conveying part conveying the paper to a position opposite to said...
US-7,367,036 Recording/reproduction apparatus, driving method therefor and disk cartridge
A stabilizing part applying aerodynamic force to the recording medium so as to control disk axial runout of the recording disk and stabilize it; the stabilizing...
US-7,366,906 Digital certificate management system, digital certificate management apparatus, digital certificate management...
A digital certificate management apparatus updates a proof key used for proving validity of a digital certificate used for authentication for establishing...
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