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Fine clock resolution digital phase locked loop apparatus
A digital phase locked loop apparatus includes an input signal time detecting device that detects a phase of an input signal with prescribed time resolution...
Disk rotation device
A disk rotation device rotationally driving a disk includes a housing body, a conveyance body installed in the housing body so as to be capable to move between a...
Method and system for initializing protocol information used to extract
status information from networked devices
A method, system, and computer program product for managing information used by a plurality of communication protocols to extract status information related to a...
Image forming apparatus using a cleaning unit for preventing noises
An image forming apparatus includes a photoconductor, a cleaning blade for cleaning the photoconductor, and a blade holder holding the cleaning blade and having...
Image forming apparatus having a temporary toner holding device and a
toner collecting device
A cleaningless image forming apparatus of the present invention uses spherical toner grains on surfaces of which a charge control agent and/or organic fine...
Image forming apparatus and an impurity collecting device associated with
An image forming method begins with a first image transfer step for thermally transferring a first toner image from a first image carrier to a second image...
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...
Image forming apparatus and process cartridge
An image forming apparatus includes an object to be charged whose surface moves. A charging device for charging the object uses an electrical discharge generated...
Device unit, an image forming apparatus, a management system, and a
recycling system capable of using...
A novel device unit is detachably provided to an image forming apparatus having a control unit configured to control the image forming apparatus. The device unit...
Camera, an image inputting apparatus, a portable terminal device, and a
method for transforming the camera...
A camera has a camera body formed in a longitudinal rectangular shape, and in the intermediate portion of the camera body, a flexion/transformation mechanism...
Image processing circuit and image processing method that prevent problems
occurring in image reduction
An image processing circuit reduces binary data of an original image. At least one line buffer stores data of each line of the original image. At least one line...
Methods and systems for efficiently processing image data for reproduction
The methods and systems according to the current invention allow the use of slower and inexpensive image-processing components by approximating or compressing...
Method, apparatus, and program for image processing capable of preventing,
detecting and correcting image...
A method, apparatus, and program for image processing are provided to perform operations for generating an encoded image, detecting image alteration on the...
Image processing apparatus and control method thereof
An image processing apparatus and a control method thereof are provided. When both the double-sided manuscript reading mode and the successive manuscript reading...
Document-management printing system having a displaying unit, and its
A document-management apparatus includes a displaying unit which displays both document information managed by a document-management server and image-forming-job...
Printing device with installable data conversion function
A printing device into which data conversion functionality may be installed is disclosed. According to one aspect, the printing device receives, through a first...
Autofocus apparatus having a flash synchronized to an autofocus sampling
The autofocus apparatus determines a focus position according to a result of sampling an AF evaluated value and drives a lens system to the focus position. This...
Light source and light beam scanning unit
Light source and light beam scanning units with reduced deviation of beam positions over time and ambient conditions, in use for image forming apparatuses. In...
Light beam scanning device, image forming apparatus, and light beam
A light beam scanning device is disclosed that includes a light emission source to emit a light beam, a deflection part to deflect the emitted light beam in the...
Toner composition and method for manufacturing the toner composition
A toner composition including toner particles including a binder resin; and a colorant, and a charge controlling agent which is at least located on a surface of...
Toner for developing electrostatic image, method for manufacturing the
toner, developer including the toner,...
A toner for developing an electrostatic image having a good combination of hot offset resistance and low temperature fixability. The toner includes (1) a resin...
Scrambling of image by randomizing pixel values
An apparatus for coding an image while scrambling the image by randomizing pixel values includes a scrambling unit which scrambles an image by utilizing an...
Method and system for remote diagnostic, control and information
collection based on various communication...
A method, system, and program product for communicating with machines connected to a network. Information sent to or from the machines is transmitted using...
Method for image forming capable of performing fast and stable sheet
Image forming methods and apparatuses capable of performing stable and fast sheet transfer operations are provided. In a continuous feed mode, a preceding sheet...
Image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and waste toner recovery
An image forming apparatus includes a frame body, a frame cover supported by the frame body so as to be capable of opening and closing, an image forming unit...
Method and apparatus for electrophotographic image forming capable of
effectively removing residual toner, a...
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member configured to bear an electrostatic latent image on a surface thereof, a developing mechanism...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes at least two image bearing members, a transferring unit that makes a physical contact with both the image bearing members,...
Drive unit, method of producing drive unit, running body moving unit,
image reading apparatus, and imaging...
A drive unit including a drive shaft, a drive pulley attached to the drive shaft, and a drive wire driven by the drive pulley so as to move a movable body. The...
Image forming apparatus having a sheet removal portion
An image forming device includes an openable panel disposed on a side of the image forming device. The panel includes a pair of carrying rollers, a transcribing...
Fixing device, fixing method, image forming apparatus, image forming
A fixing device including a rotation body and a facing unit configured to face the rotation body. The fixing device also includes a first heat unit configured to...
System, apparatus, and method for preventing access to information stored
in a consumable item of an image...
An image forming apparatus having a recognizing member configured to read a property stored in a memory member of a consumable item via a communication member,...
Block quantization method for color halftoning
A method and apparatus for block quantization for color halftoning is described. In one embodiment, the method comprises dividing an input image and an output...
Semiconductor laser drive apparatus, optical write apparatus, imaging
apparatus, and semiconductor laser drive...
A semiconductor laser drive apparatus and method are disclosed in order to obtain an optimal laser emission pulse that can reduce inherent light emission that...
Method and apparatus for color image processing, and a computer product
A show-through is removed as follows. Resolution of the color image is reduced and the color coordinate system is transferred to a one having a high...
Method and apparatus for image processing capable of efficiently
performing a gray-scale correction
A novel image forming apparatus which makes gray-scale by performing at least one of operations including a manipulation of a plurality of dots arranged in a...
Image processing apparatus and image forming apparatus which adaptively
switches image processing methods...
An image processing apparatus is provided with a detector for detecting a dot image portion or a non-dot image portion from a binarized image data representing...
Resistance circuit, and voltage detection and constant voltage generating
circuits incorporating such...
A resistance circuit included in a semiconductor apparatus, which is formed of a plurality of thin film metal resistors connected in series, capable of achieving...
Ink jet recording method
Ink jet recording is performed using an ink that is adjusted such that the thickness dependence rate determined by dividing the difference in optical density...
Network communication terminal apparatus with capability of outputting
error occurrence indication
A network communication terminal apparatus compares a successive occurrence count number and a set threshold occurrence number of each error related to network...
Device information renewal system
A device information renewal system comprises a storing unit which receives, with a computer terminal being connected to a first network, a device information of...
Method and system for using internal data structures for storing
information related to remotely monitored devices
In a communication system having one or more monitored devices communicatively coupled to a monitoring system, a method of obtaining status information of a...
Development apparatus, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A development apparatus is provided and includes a developer support, a developer-controlling member, and a developer-residue controlling member. The developer...
Apparatus and method for replenishing a developing device with toner while
suppressing toner remaining
A toner replenishing device includes a toner conveyance path for connecting a toner storing device with a developing device, a toner conveying device for...
Charging device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A charging device includes a case that surrounds a charging unit and has plural ventilating sections, a gas separating unit that varies a component ratio of the...
Image forming apparatus, unit for installation in the image forming
apparatus, and administration system...
An image forming apparatus includes a unit having a first non-volatile memory holding recognition information of the unit and a main body in which the unit is...
Paper based method for collecting digital data
A method and apparatus for collecting digital data. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving data input by scanning a sheet of paper using a scanner on...
Reversible embedded wavelet system implementation
A method and apparatus for performing compression and/or decompression is described. In one embodiment, the present invention comprises a system having a buffer,...
Color facsimile device capable of transmitting color image information
represented in appropriate color space...
A color facsimile device capable of transmitting color image information through multiple communication methods, such as G3, G4, T.37, and T.38, which can...
Power linear and switching regulators commonly controlled for plural loads
A power supply apparatus includes a switching regulator, a series regulator, and a controller. The switching regulator performs start and stop operations in...