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Image forming apparatus, method of controlling same, machine-readable
medium and process cartridge
In an image forming apparatus, a pattern forming unit forms a pattern for ameliorating image positional displacement, and a detecting unit detects the pattern....
Toner container and image forming apparatus
The object of the present invention is to provide toner bottles and the like in which the possibility to damage the ring gear, in particular the teeth of the...
Cleaning device, process cartridge, image forming apparatus and toner
A cleaning device, a process cartridge, an image forming apparatus, and toner to maintain improved cleaning performance for a long time. The cleaning device...
Image forming apparatus with detachable power-requiring unit and unit
An image forming apparatus includes a main body having an opening, and image bearing member or an intermediate transfer unit, and an arrangement. The image...
Image forming apparatus with another secondary power supply
An image forming apparatus including: a fixing unit; a main power supply that provides a portion of the heaters with voltage; and a secondary power supply that...
Paper control of document processing
A method and apparatus for using a sheet of paper to control document processing is described. In one embodiment, the method includes scanning a first sheet of...
Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively recycling
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of color toner development devices, a recycled toner development device, at least one cleaning device, a toner...
Image processing method and apparatus and computer-readable storage medium
using improved distortion correction
In image processing method and apparatus of the present invention, image distortions caused by oblique imaging are corrected. A feature point of one of a...
Reversible DCT for lossless-lossy compression
A reversible Discrete Cosine Transform (DCT) is described. The reversible DCT may be part of a compressor in a system. The system may include a decompressor with...
Image coding apparatus, program, storage medium and image coding method
An image coding apparatus compressing and encoding image data, includes a frequency converging unit to perform frequency conversion on the image data; a...
Optical information recording method and apparatus
An optical information recording method and apparatus which records information on a recording medium by irradiating the recording medium with an irradiation...
Objective lens, optical, pickup and optical information processing
apparatus using the same
An optical pickup includes a first optical source producing a first optical beam having a wavelength .lamda.1, a second optical source producing a second optical...
Optical scanning apparatus, optical writing apparatus, image forming
apparatus, and method of driving vibration...
An optical scanning apparatus includes a vibration mirror having a mirror surface that reflects an optical beam. A pair of torsion beams swingably support the...
Coordinate input detection device and method for electronic blackboard
An electronic blackboard displays information and optically detects input information on a display/writing surface by determining the corresponding coordinates....
Semiconductor apparatus including a thin-metal-film resistor element and a
method of manufacturing the same
A semiconductor apparatus includes a wiring pattern, an insulating film, and a thin-metal-film resistor element. The insulating film is formed on the wiring...
Finisher for a printer
Method and apparatus for simulating logic circuits that include a circuit
block to which power is not supplied
A logic circuit simulation apparatus used in designing a logic IC (integrated circuit) is provided. The logic circuit simulation apparatus includes a power...
Techniques for archiving audio information communicated between members of
Techniques for archiving audio information communicated between members of a group using an audio communication system such as a point-to-multipoint audio...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium
In response to a partial codestream truncation command, a partial codestream truncation process unit temporarily truncates a code line of encoded data. The...
Optical deflection device and optical deflection method that control
occurrence of alignment defect
An optical deflection device includes an optical deflection element having a pair of transparent boards arranged in a mutually opposing manner. A liquid crystal...
Color converting device emphasizing a contrast of output color data
corresponding to a black character
A color converting device converts input CMYK data into output color data in a predetermined different format. The color converting device comprises a contrast...
Information input/output system, method and terminal therefor
An information input/output system includes printer servers and facsimile servers, connected with the Internet respectively, and printers and facsimile...
Shape measurement system
An image capturing apparatus for capturing an image of an object. The image capturing apparatus includes a correspondence detector which detects a correspondence...
An oilless toner including at least (A) a cyclic olefin resin; (B) a resin having one or more carbon-carbon double bonds therein; and (C) a wax.
Electrophotographic photoconductor, electrophotography,
electrophotographic apparatus, process cartridge for...
To provide a highly sensitive and highly durable electrophotographic photoconductor, electrophotography, photographic apparatus and process cartridge for the...
Bulk paper feeding device with intermediate conveyor for image forming
Provided is a bulk paper feeding device with an intermediate conveyor comprising a carrier capable of carrying a large quantity of paper, a paper feeding...
Copying machine with scanning and printing functions
Data structure used for directory structure navigation in a skeleton code
Programming the creation of a software system is facilitated by automating the generation of some of the program code that is necessary for the software system....
Techniques for video retrieval based on HMM similarity
A query is received. The query may be an object containing temporal information. A query model including static and temporal components is then determined for...
Electronic commerce system and electronic commerce method
A message, including ordering data regarding a price of a product that a purchaser wants to purchase and personal information including a credit card number of...
Image forming method and apparatus with reduced reverse toner transfer
An image forming method of the present invention sequentially transfers toner images formed on image carrier to an intermediate image transfer body one above the...
Method, device and image forming apparatus for developing an image using a
two-component developing agent
A developing agent carrying member including magnets is disposed facing an image carrying member, a two-component developing agent containing toner and magnetic...
Toner supplying system for an image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including an image carrier configured to have a latent image formed thereon, a developer carrier configured to supply toner, and a...
Belt unit of electrophotographic printing apparatus
A belt unit of an electrophotographic printing apparatus, includes: two rollers for supporting a belt so as to be substantially in parallel with each other; two...
Image forming apparatus and method to supply power to a fixing device
A fixing device for fixing an image formed on a recording material in an image forming apparatus includes a fixing member configured to fix an image formed on...
Image processing apparatus, image recording apparatus, image reproducing
apparatus, camera system, computer...
An image processing apparatus includes an image compression device which performs a discrete wavelet transform of pixel values for each rectangular portion to...
Optical pickup apparatus having an improved holographic unit, and optical
disk drive including the same
In an optical pickup apparatus of the present invention, either a first laser diode emits a laser beam having a first wavelength or a second laser diode emits a...
Method and apparatus for tilt correction and optical disk recorder/player
using tilt correction technique
In a tilt correction method, first information about a specific inclination of an object lens is acquired in response to an access request to an information...
Image forming apparatus, memory control apparatus and memory control
An image forming apparatus forms an image on a recording medium based on an image data output from a page memory having a plurality of consecutive pages each...
System for capturing facsimile data in an electronic document management
A facsimile capture device is provided that functions in a plurality of operating modes. In a first automatic operating mode, the facsimile device captures...
Controller for auto-focus in a photographing apparatus
A photographing apparatus is provided that comprises a lens unit (1), a CCD (2), both of which are used to photograph a subject image, means for processing...
A direct current motor including a rotor having a rotation shaft and rotor coils, a stator configured to apply a magnetic field to the rotor via magnetic poles...
Toner and developer for electrostatic development, production thereof,
image forming process and apparatus...
A toner is prepared by dissolving and/or dispersing a modified polyester resin in an organic solvent to yield a solution or dispersion, the modified polyester...
Paper handling apparatus
A paper handling apparatus is disclosed, having a first path that guides paper to a processing tray; a second path in which the paper is set aside; and a...
Cartridge for an inkjet printer
Cartridge for inkjet printer
Disk rotation device and disk drive device
In a disk rotation device, a box-type housing has an opening at one end, and a tray is attached to the housing and movable between a first position, located...
Apparatus, method, software and medium storage for performing the tasks of
detecting specified marks
A technique is disclosed to detect a specified mark that has been rotated by an unknown number of degrees. To make the detection efficient, the dictionary stores...
Device information acquiring method, server apparatus and
computer-readable storage medium
A device information acquiring method acquires device information related to devices from a Web site provided by a server apparatus via one or a plurality of...
Asynchronous unconscious retrieval in a network of information appliances
A method, system, and computer program product for asynchronous unconscious retrieval retrieves and presents information to end users without requiring the end...