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Digital video apparatus capable of detecting its status of connection to
A method and apparatus of detecting a connection status of a digital video apparatus to a peripheral apparatus includes a digital video encoder configured to...
Sheet finisher and image forming system using the same
A sheet finisher for executing preselected processing with a sheet conveyed thereto of the present invention includes a first processing tray configured to...
Multi-drum stencil printer with duplex printing sections
A stencil printer includes at least an upstream and a downstream printing section, as seen in the direction of sheet conveyance, each including a print drum and...
Method of and system for encrypting digital data, method of and apparatus
for reproducing digital data, and...
There is provided an input unit which reads copyright digital data stored in a recording medium such as a CD-ROM, an operation unit which performs encryption of...
Electricity waste suppressing original document size detection apparatus
An original document reading apparatus includes a plurality of point light source elements (e.g. a LED array) in a main scanning direction beneath an original...
Apparatus capable of applying a high fixing-nip pressure which is easily
released when a recording sheet is...
An image forming system includes an image forming mechanism and a fixing mechanism. The fixing mechanism includes first and second fixing members configured to...
Semantic document smartnails
A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for generating visualizations of documents based on semantic information. In one embodiment, the method comprises...
Image processing device estimating black character color and ground color
according to character-area pixels...
A character area is extracted from an original image, which is a digital image, according to a feature value calculated with respect to the original image....
Image decoding technique for suppressing tile boundary distortion
An image decoding device for decoding a hierarchically encoded compressed code obtained by dividing an image into a plurality of tiles and performing discrete...
Information recording method and apparatus, information processing
apparatus, information recording system and...
An information recording method records information in an information recording medium by acquiring driving power supply information related to a driving power...
Synchronous detector, optical scanner, and image forming apparatus
A synchronous detector detects timing of scanning by an optical scanner in an image forming apparatus. The optical scanner has a light source that emits a light...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus adds a plurality of dots of image data in the subscanning direction and starts generating a density from a particular pixel, and...
Apparatus and method for image processing capable of accelerating image
An image processing apparatus includes an overlay detector and a memory. The image processing apparatus and method sequentially process graphic rendering...
Hand-held portable electronic apparatus
A portable electronic apparatus including a main body having a display unit on a surface and a protruding holding unit. The holding unit includes a pointing...
Antenna device having wide operation range with a compact size
This patent specification describes an antenna device which includes a non-directional antenna having a radiating element and a ground plate, a coaxial line...
Method, apparatus, and program for driving a motor in a feedback control
system, capable of suppressing motor...
A method, apparatus, and program for driving a motor in a feedback control system, capable of suppressing oscillation of the motor rotational speed are...
Electrostatic actuator, liquid discharge head, liquid cartridge, imaging
apparatus, micro pump, and optical device
An electrostatic actuator is disclosed that includes a deformable oscillating plate that is deformed by electrostatic force, an electrode that is arranged...
Binding apparatus, paper processing apparatus and image forming system
A paper processing apparatus according to one or more embodiments includes a first and second convey mechanism, a first and second alignment mechanism, and a...
Data communication method, data communication apparatus, data
communication system and storage medium
A data communication method is used to exchange data among a plurality of computers which are mutually coupled via a network. Each of the computers has a program...
Method for specifying delivery information for electronic documents
A graphical user interface that presents document destinations in terms of recipient objects readily familiar to the user is provided by the present invention....
Remote retrieval of documents
A method, system, computer program product, and user interface for enabling secure, remote selection and retrieval of stored electronic documents from a user's...
Electrophotographic toner and image-forming system
An electrophotographic toner for visualizing an electrostatic latent image formed by an electrophotographic process, an electrostatic printing process, an...
Belt driving control apparatus, belt apparatus and image forming apparatus
A belt driving control apparatus which realizes high-precision belt driving by specifying with high precision the pitch line distance (PLD) that affects the belt...
Abnormality determining method, abnormality determining apparatus, and
image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus is capable of specifying the type of an occurring abnormality to a certain extent while avoiding the increasingly complicated control...
Method of and apparatus for image processing apparatus, and computer
An image processing apparatus includes a first calculating unit that calculates a first feature amount from a color image signal, a first processing unit that...
System, computer program product and method for accessing a local network
of electronic devices
A method of managing electronic devices includes providing a main server including software for managing network resources from a single point of administration,...
Optical recording apparatus
An optical fiber array is constructed by using a plurality of laser modules, which guide a laser beam emitted from a semiconductor laser of a blue color...
Tilt correction method detecting tilt with same linear velocity as upon
actually recording/reproducing at each...
Prior to recording/reproducing information to/from an optical disk rotationally driven by a spindle motor, an optical pickup is moved to a plurality of measuring...
Method for formatting optical information recording medium, at recording
power less than recording power to be...
A method for formatting a phase-change optical disk, using an apparatus for formatting phase-change optical disk, which apparatus includes (a) a drive control...
Image processing method and apparatus and image forming apparatus for
reducing moire fringes in output image
A spatial filter applies a modulation transfer function correction process so as to increase a number of bits of input image data. A high-resolution converter...
Image forming apparatus, program updating method and recording medium
An image forming apparatus includes hardware resources used by an image forming process, a storage section which stores one or more programs for carrying out...
Pixel clock and pulse-modulation-signal generating device, optical
scanner, and image forming apparatus
A pixel clock and pulse-modulation-signal generating device includes a high-frequency-clock generating unit that generates a high-frequency clock; a...
Sheet folding device
A sheet folding device includes a folding plate configured to push out a sheet or sheet stack in a direction pre-set against a conveying path; a couple of...
Pressure adjustment mechanism, liquid tank, liquid providing device, ink
cartridge, and inkjet printing apparatus
A pressure adjustment mechanism can provide ink to a subtank with the inside of the subtank being opened to outside air, by using a low driving force. A liquid...
Ink-jet printer head and a manufacturing method thereof
An ink-jet printer head is characterized by comprising an organic film coated on the surface of the nozzle plate for discharging ink, in which solid particles...
A stencil printer of the present invention includes a print drum and a pressing member selectively movable into or out of contact with the print drum. A duplex...
Configuring a graphical user interface on a multifunction peripheral
A method and apparatus for customizing a graphical user interface on a multifunction peripheral is provided. User interface specification data is transmitted...
Method and system to erase data after expiration or other condition
An approach for managing print data on printing devices includes deleting print data that has been stored on a printing device for at least a specified time. The...
Mechanism for transferring data between applications running on multiple
A mechanism is described in which data from a first application running on a first computer is stored for access over a network by a second application running...
Image forming apparatus, waste toner tank, and a method of moving waste
An image forming apparatus includes a waste toner collecting unit, a moving device, a sheet conveying roller, a driving unit, and a drive force transmitting...
Fixing device including heating roller and pressure roller
A fixing device wherein supposing that the total load given to a heating roller and a pressure roller is W (kgf) and the area of the pressure contact portion of...
A communication apparatus comprising a semiconductor DAA, a system unit and a modem is provided. The DAA has a line control unit connected to a communication...
Information storage method that assures compatibility of writable medium
with read only medium
An information recording method performing recording on an information recording medium having multiple rewritable recording layers each having a data area in...
Image processing apparatus, image processing program and storage medium
storing the program
An image processing apparatus includes a reduced image generating part generating a reduced image having a lower resolution than that of an original digital...
Imaging apparatus capable of efficient management of page memory
An imaging apparatus acquires image information while analyzing the image information into pixel data of multiple color components, and reproduces an image from...
Network facsimile device and a method of controlling the network facsimile
The invention relates to a network facsimile device for communicating in at least one of a plurality communication modes for transmitting designated image...
Imaging apparatus for determining a focused state
An imaging apparatus including: an imaging device; a focusing operation control; and a decision control for comparing an evaluation value obtained from present...
Digital camera, a method of shooting and transferring text
A digital camera capable of enhancing utilization of an image shot in a text shooting mode is provided. An image processing unit converts an image shot in the...
Apparatus for correction based upon detecting a camera shaking
An apparatus for detecting a deviation of a camera as a result of a shaking. The apparatus includes a shaking detector which detects a deviation of the camera...
Super imposed image display color selection system and method
An optimal pen color is automatically selected for a given background color based upon a predetermined relative distance in the Munsell color-order system. The...