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US-7,315,711 Image forming apparatus, process cartridge and cleaningless system
An image forming apparatus of includes a developing device bifunctioning as a cleaning device for collecting toner grains left on a photoconductive drum after...
US-7,315,657 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, computer program and storage medium
An image processing apparatus includes a determination part, an information obtaining part, a dynamic range setting part and a processing part. The determination...
US-7,315,651 Image recording apparatus and image data selection method
An image recording apparatus includes means for recording image data in a recording medium; means for obtaining information for determining a data amount...
US-7,315,499 Optical disk apparatus, tilt compensation method, program, and information recording medium
An optical disk apparatus includes a tilt detection unit detecting the tilt value of an optical disk medium with respect to an optical system. A tilt...
US-7,315,410 Scanner element having a constant resonance frequency, and optical scanning apparatus and image forming...
A scanner element includes a frame part formed by a substrate, a movable plate formed inside the frame part and a torsion bar swingably supporting the movable...
US-7,315,409 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus using the same
An optical scanning device deflects, by a common optical deflecting part, a plurality of groups of light beams emitted from a plurality of light sources and...
US-7,315,405 Image forming apparatus and image scanning method
As a reading light source, a cold-cathode tube having three wavelengths and an LED array are used in combination. The cold-cathode tube and the LEDs are lit up...
US-7,315,402 Image forming apparatus and method for selecting an optimal image space frequency for an output image
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device configured to form an output image using at least two or more image space frequencies and an image...
US-7,315,320 Optical writing system and method, and image forming apparatus receiving an external parameter
An optical writing system with at least two laser diodes capable of correcting hue deviations. The optical writing system is capable of correcting dot forming...
US-7,314,994 Music processing printer
An audio processing device receives, processes, and outputs music and audio files to a variety of electronic and paper-based formats. In one embodiment, the...
US-7,314,797 Semiconductor device and its manufacturing method
A semiconductor device is capable of being applied with both a positive and a negative voltage to its control gate, and writing to its memory requires a low...
US-7,314,693 Electrophotographic photoconductor, electrophotographic process, electrophotographic apparatus, and process...
The present invention relates to an electrophotographic photoconductor comprising a photoconductive layer, a protective layer, and a conductive support, wherein...
US-7,313,862 Method of mounting components on a PCB
A printed wiring board is disclosed. The printed wiring board includes a board recognition mark formed of a conductive foil, a first component land covered with...
US-D558,818 Inkjet copying machine
US-7,313,353 Fixing unit with heat-resisting resin base member and image forming toner for use in the fixing unit
A belt fixing unit, an image forming apparatus, and a toner material are disclosed capable of obviating undesirable fixing belt deformation and low image...
US-7,313,352 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....
US-7,313,349 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...
US-7,313,347 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...
US-7,313,344 Image forming apparatus with detachable power-requiring unit and unit positioning member
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...
US-7,313,341 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...
US-7,313,340 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...
US-7,313,336 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively recycling toner
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of color toner development devices, a recycled toner development device, at least one cleaning device, a toner...
US-7,313,289 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...
US-7,313,286 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...
US-7,313,284 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...
US-7,313,075 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...
US-7,313,074 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...
US-7,312,912 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...
US-7,312,787 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....
US-7,312,515 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...
US-D558,259 Finisher for a printer
US-7,310,795 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...
US-7,310,517 Techniques for archiving audio information communicated between members of a group
Techniques for archiving audio information communicated between members of a group using an audio communication system such as a point-to-multipoint audio...
US-7,310,447 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...
US-7,310,181 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...
US-7,310,167 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...
US-7,310,163 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...
US-7,310,154 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...
US-7,309,553 Oilless toner
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.
US-7,309,552 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...
US-7,308,853 Bulk paper feeding device with intermediate conveyor for image forming device
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...
US-D557,736 Copying machine with scanning and printing functions
US-7,308,675 Data structure used for directory structure navigation in a skeleton code creation tool
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....
US-7,308,443 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...
US-7,308,424 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...
US-7,308,226 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...
US-7,308,223 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...
US-7,308,222 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...
US-7,308,220 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...
US-7,308,216 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...
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