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US-7,344,812 Developer for developing electrostatic latent image and image forming apparatus
A developer for developing an electrostatic latent image, including a carrier which includes core particles, and a surface layer surrounding each of the core...
US-7,344,615 Method and apparatus for performing a charging process on an image carrying device
A charge roller that includes a metal core, an elastic member configured wrapped around the metal core, and film members is disclosed. Each of the film members...
US-7,344,326 Ink jet recording apparatus capable of performing a duplex print operation
An ink jet recording apparatus performs a print operation by controlling an ink jet recording head to eject ink drops there from against front and back surfaces...
US-7,344,133 Sheet feeding method and device and image forming apparatus using the device
A method of feeding sheets includes the step of conveying the sheets between a feed roller and a separation member. The separation member is pressed against and...
US-7,343,511 Method and apparatus for data transfer, image forming apparatus, and computer product
In a data transfer apparatus a clock transmitting unit transmits a first clock to a target for data transfer that is situated at a distance from the data...
US-7,343,407 Method and system of remote monitoring and support of devices, including handling Email messages having message...
In a system for remotely monitoring networked devices and appliances, email messages are sent across networks, the email messages containing configuration,...
US-7,343,316 Network based work shift schedule generation utilizing a temporary work shift schedule
A work management apparatus generates a temporary shift table in which scheduled work times of employees are temporarily set, based on an employee information...
US-7,343,276 Recording media including code for estimating IC power consumption
A computer readable medium includes computer executable code stored thereon, the code for estimating power consumption of an integrated circuit, comprising code...
US-7,343,132 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge including sealable lubricating device
An image forming apparatus including an image support body; and a lubricant applying part configured to apply lubricant to a surface of the image support body,...
US-7,343,127 Mark forming method for moving body and moving body having mark
A mark forming method for a moving body is disclosed. The method includes the steps of forming a second material layer, which scatters second wavelength light by...
US-7,343,126 Image forming apparatus including a transfer belt having image forming units disposed thereabout
A tandem image forming device for an image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a plurality of image forming means arranged side by side along an...
US-7,343,119 Belt drive control method, belt-drive control device, and image forming apparatus
A rotational speed of a first roller and a time required for a second roller to make one rotation are measured. A controller calculates an amplitude and a phase...
US-7,343,114 Image forming apparatus and verification control method thereof
An image forming apparatus including a communication interface configured to couple to a network, and a printing unit configured to process print data received...
US-7,343,113 Fixing device, image forming apparatus including the fixing device, and fixing method
A fixing device for fixing an image formed on a recording material in an image forming apparatus includes a fixing member, a heating part that heats the fixing...
US-7,343,110 Color image forming device having a temperature detector
A color image forming device can minimize a registration error in a color image. A plurality of image forming units form the color image on a recording material....
US-7,343,105 Image forming apparatus and control method of image forming apparatus with operation based upon down event...
In an image forming apparatus including an image reading part reading an original image; and a printing part printing the read image, it is detected that a down...
US-7,342,702 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-7,342,700 Optical scanning apparatus and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning apparatus includes a deflecting member that deflects and scans a light beam emitted from a light source, an optical element that scans and...
US-7,342,694 Image reading device
An image reading device for reading a document while conveying it of the present invention includes a reading member for reading the document, a path positioned...
US-7,342,679 Image evaluation apparatus and method
An image evaluation program is implemented in an image evaluation apparatus to evaluate a dot of an image that is reproduced on a support medium by an imaging...
US-7,342,574 Method and apparatus for inputting information including coordinate data
A method, computer readable medium, and apparatus for inputting information, including coordinate data, includes: extracting a predetermined object from an...
US-7,341,814 Electrophotographic photoconductor, preparation method thereof, electrophotographic apparatus and process cartridge
An electrophotographic photoconductor includes an electroconductive substrate, a photoconductive layer arranged over the electroconductive layer with or without...
US-7,341,810 Electrophotographic photoreceptor method of manufacturing electrophotographic photoreceptor, and...
An electrophotographic photoreceptor comprising a conductive substrate, an undercoat layer located overlying the conductive substrate, a photosensitive layer...
US-7,340,766 System and method for controlling a digital camera provided with a WWW server function
A control system for digital camera makes it possible to control a digital camera from a personal computer and to operate the digital camera simultaneously from...
US-7,340,504 System, computer program product and method for storing information in an application service provider
A method, system and computer program product for storing document information in an application service provider (ASP) which is connected to a user terminal...
US-7,340,501 System, method, apparatus and program for collecting and providing information
A transmission device sends status information representing status of a copier to a center through a PSTN. In the center, the status information of each copier...
US-7,340,383 Control device, method and computer program product for browsing data
A conversion processing method, device and computer program product. The device includes a memory for storing drafting data, a selector for choosing the drafting...
US-7,340,204 Color image forming apparatus and process cartridge therefor
A color image forming apparatus including a first-color developing unit configured to form a toner image on the photoconductive belt; and a second-color...
US-7,340,202 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge for use therewith
An image forming apparatus and process cartridge that achieves extended operating life of a two-component developer without generating such problems as toner...
US-7,340,200 Charging unit and image forming apparatus incorporating the unit
A charging unit is disclosed capable of reducing undue variation and fluctuation margin of a charging gap, and controlling accurately the proper gap durably over...
US-7,340,198 Process cartridge and image forming apparatus for reducing the effect of external forces
A process cartridge is detachably provided in an image forming apparatus having a main gear. The process cartridge includes a photoconductive unit and a...
US-7,340,113 Image processing apparatus with SIMD-type microprocessor to perform labeling
An image processing apparatus includes a plurality of processor elements including registers and configured to process respective data items, a global processor...
US-7,339,868 Information recording method, information recording device, information system, program, and recording medium
An information recording method records information to a multilayer recording medium in which a number of record layers are laminated and recording of...
US-7,339,751 Lens barrel and photographing apparatus
A lens barrel includes a straight-moving cylinder including a lens group therein, being movable in a direction of an optical axis of the lens group without being...
US-7,339,713 Optical beam scanner, image forming device, and optical beam scanning method
An optical beam scanner includes a driving unit rotating a rotary polygon mirror that deflects and scans an optical beam; a rotation position detection unit; a...
US-7,339,708 Image forming apparatus in which at least one application function can be added to copying function
An image forming apparatus for performing at least a copying function includes an engine board, an image reading unit, an image forming unit, a controller board...
US-7,339,603 Exposure device for an electrophotographic apparatus
An exposure device for an electrophotographic apparatus including one or more laser light sources which expose an image carrier in accordance with a print...
US-7,339,234 Semiconductor device and fabrication process thereof, and application thereof
An LDMOS transistor includes a gate insulation film formed on a semiconductor substrate, a gate electrode formed on the gate insulation film, a drain well of a...
US-7,338,919 Reversible thermosensitive recording medium and device, and image processing method and apparatus using the...
A reversible thermosensitive recording medium including a substrate; and a reversible thermosensitive recording layer located on the substrate and reversibly...
US-7,338,290 Printed wiring board with a plurality of pads and a plurality of conductive layers offset from the pads
A design rule for a printed wiring board is provided. A conductive layer and a pad are separate from each other in a distance defined by the design rule, which...
US-7,337,242 Method and apparatus utilizing communication means hierarchy to configure or monitor an interface device
A method and apparatus for establishing a communication means for an interfacing device that utilizes a communication means hierarchy to decipher a communication...
US-7,336,921 Sheet finisher with sheet folding capability and image forming system using the same
A sheet folding device for folding a sheet or a sheet stack conveyed thereto of the present invention includes a path along which the sheet or the sheet stack to...
US-7,336,917 Film loader for an image forming apparatus
A film loader for the image forming apparatus has a film formed endlessly and a film frame for holding the film, wherein a guide member for attaching or...
US-7,336,852 Image processing apparatus, image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus and recording medium for image...
An image processing apparatus, an image reading apparatus, an image forming apparatus and a computer-readable recording-medium for storing an image processing...
US-7,336,687 Providing a suitable output current to a laser diode
A laser diode driving circuit capable of providing a suitable output current to a laser diode is disclosed. The laser diode driving circuit includes a current...
US-7,336,583 Optical information recording medium and recording apparatus
A recordable optical information recording medium having an address t for each sector, comprises: an area A1 starting from an address t1 to which access is made...
US-7,336,579 Information storage apparatus that writes data in unrecorded regions of a recording medium
An information storage apparatus that stores data in a recording medium, retrieves control information of the recording medium, identifies remaining unrecorded...
US-7,336,575 Information recording/reproducing apparatus that improves recording/reproducing characteristics
An information recording/reproducing apparatus includes a use condition determination part that reproduces a specific area on a rewritable recording medium and...
US-7,336,411 Spatial light modulator and display device
A spatial light modulator is disclosed that can be fabricated easily and is able to prevent degradation of a contrast ratio by suppressing a fringe effect. The...
US-7,336,399 Document image scanning device that provides image of proper appearance while preserving image density
A device for scanning a document includes a photoelectric conversion unit which scans a document, and supplies image data of the scanned document, a background...
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