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US-7,334,858 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus can form a high-quality image while acquiring a stable conveyance performance. A conveyance belt (21) conveys a recording medium (12)...
US-7,334,786 Sheet feeding apparatus and image forming apparatus
A sheet feeding apparatus includes a sheet feeding tray, a lock mechanism that locks the sheet feeding tray, a sheet feeding unit that feeds sheets from the...
US-7,334,383 Package and method of forming the package
A package including an endless belt; a first cylindrical body contacting an inner surface of the endless belt at a first pressure; a second cylindrical body...
US-D562,679 Package for a toner cartridge
US-RE40,109 Multi-beam optical scanner
A multi-beam optical scanner, in which a lateral magnification .beta. in a composite system of an optical system between the light source for a multi-beam and...
US-7,333,979 Image processing apparatus having web server function
An image processing apparatus, a method of creating a Web page, an image processing system, an information processing apparatus, and an information processing...
US-7,333,860 Dependent power supplying apparatus and electronic instrument
A semiconductor power supplying apparatus driven by a power source includes at least two driven circuits for performing prescribed data processing when electric...
US-7,333,760 Fixing device with temperature control
A fixing device including a magnetic field generating device to generate a magnetic field, a fixing member to heat a recording material by heat generated in a...
US-7,333,749 Desktop color image forming apparatus and method of making the same
The present invention relates to an electrophotographic color image forming apparatus using a tandem-drum development, an indirect image-transfer method, and a...
US-7,333,744 Image forming apparatus that charges a photosensitive member by superimposing an alternate current bias voltage...
A charge apparatus charges by uniformly superimposing an alternate current bias voltage with a fixed frequency over a direct current bias voltage as the charge...
US-7,333,743 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 first and second rotary members having a nip part therebetween, a heating part that...
US-7,333,738 Electronic apparatus, expendable item recycling apparatus, expendable item, electronic apparatus control...
A technique is disclosed for storing in a recyclable expendable item used in an electronic apparatus first encrypted information generated by encrypting...
US-7,333,664 Image compression method capable of reducing tile boundary distortion
An image compressing apparatus divides an image into plural tiles, decomposes each tile into plural sub band by frequency conversion, and conducts bit plane...
US-7,333,259 Multicolor display element
Multicolor display elements are disclosed that are adapted to full color electric papers, which comprises a display electrode, counter electrode, electrolyte,...
US-7,333,256 Light deflecting method and apparatus efficiently using a floating mirror
Method of deflecting light includes the steps of providing a substrate and forming a supporting member on the substrate. Next forming step forms electrodes at...
US-7,333,254 Optical scanning apparatus, illuminant apparatus and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning apparatus scans a surface to be scanned in a main scanning direction by simultaneously using a plurality of optical spots formed of a...
US-7,333,230 Job order coordination for an image reproducing system among multiple types of jobs accepted in parallel
An image reproducing apparatus comprises suspending means that suspend a prescribed operation regarding image reproduction, releasing means that release the...
US-7,333,131 Digital video apparatus capable of detecting its status of connection to peripheral apparatus
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...
US-7,331,572 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...
US-7,331,284 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...
US-7,330,980 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...
US-7,330,692 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...
US-7,330,682 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...
US-7,330,608 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...
US-7,330,600 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....
US-7,330,596 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...
US-7,330,410 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...
US-7,330,296 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...
US-7,330,290 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...
US-7,330,196 Apparatus and method for image processing capable of accelerating image overlay process
An image processing apparatus includes an overlay detector and a memory. The image processing apparatus and method sequentially process graphic rendering...
US-7,330,177 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...
US-7,330,157 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...
US-7,330,009 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...
US-7,328,981 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...
US-7,328,892 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...
US-7,328,258 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...
US-7,328,246 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....
US-7,328,245 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...
US-7,327,974 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...
US-7,327,972 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...
US-7,327,962 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...
US-7,327,874 Method of and apparatus for image processing apparatus, and computer product
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...
US-7,327,701 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,...
US-7,327,664 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...
US-7,327,656 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...
US-7,327,649 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...
US-7,327,495 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...
US-7,327,488 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...
US-7,327,379 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...
US-7,326,167 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...
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