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US-7,295,701 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...
US-7,295,679 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...
US-7,295,354 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...
US-7,295,336 Document-management printing system having a displaying unit, and its control method
A document-management apparatus includes a displaying unit which displays both document information managed by a document-management server and image-forming-job...
US-7,295,333 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...
US-7,295,243 Autofocus apparatus having a flash synchronized to an autofocus sampling time
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...
US-7,295,225 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...
US-7,294,824 Light beam scanning device, image forming apparatus, and light beam scanning method
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...
US-7,294,443 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...
US-7,294,442 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...
US-7,293,172 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...
US-7,293,081 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...
US-7,292,819 Method for image forming capable of performing fast and stable sheet transfer operations
Image forming methods and apparatuses capable of performing stable and fast sheet transfer operations are provided. In a continuous feed mode, a preceding sheet...
US-7,292,817 Image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and waste toner recovery device
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...
US-7,292,816 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...
US-7,292,812 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,...
US-7,292,809 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...
US-7,292,805 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...
US-7,292,801 Fixing device, fixing method, image forming apparatus, image forming method
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...
US-7,292,794 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,...
US-7,292,728 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...
US-7,292,612 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...
US-7,292,375 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...
US-7,292,374 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...
US-7,292,372 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...
US-7,292,133 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...
US-7,290,873 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...
US-D554,695 Toner cartridge
US-7,290,177 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...
US-7,290,044 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...
US-7,289,995 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...
US-7,289,755 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...
US-7,289,748 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...
US-7,289,746 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...
US-7,289,741 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...
US-7,289,685 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...
US-7,289,677 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,...
US-7,289,245 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...
US-7,288,854 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...
US-7,288,353 Toner, developer, image developer and image forming apparatus
A toner including toner particles including a binder resin, a colorant, and an inorganic particulate material present on a surface of the toner particles. The...
US-7,288,349 Method of coating a cylindrical photoconductive element for an electrophotographic image forming apparatus and...
A method of coating a photoconductive element for an electrophotographic image forming apparatus and an apparatus therefore are disclosed. A plurality of...
US-7,288,224 Method of producing a sputtering target
A sputtering target contains a target material including as constituent elements Ag, In, Te and Sb with the respective atomic percents (atom. %) of .alpha.,...
US-7,287,918 Semiconductor laser module
In a semiconductor laser module in which light emitted from a packaged semiconductor laser is incident on an optical fiber via a lens, the semiconductor laser,...
US-7,287,849 Image forming apparatus, recording liquid, conveyor belt, recording liquid cartridge
An image forming apparatus for forming an image on a recording medium by ejecting a recording liquid to the recording medium at a recording part is disclosed....
US-7,287,843 Ink bag, ink cartridge and ink-jet recording apparatus, ink filling method, ink refilling method, manufacturing...
An ink bag comprises a flexible bag body of a generally rectangular form and a holding member attached to one edge of the bag body, wherein the holding member...
US-7,287,841 Head drive control device and inkjet recording device
In an electrostatic head, each of electrostatic actuators includes a diaphragm doubling as or including a first electrode forming a wall surface of a discharge...
US-7,287,698 Automatic cleanup of machine readable codes during image processing
A method and apparatus for automatically scanning and/or rewriting a machine readable code (MRC) of a document are described herein. In one embodiment, the...
US-RE39,901 Initialization of phase-change optical recording medium
A method of initializing a phase-change optical information recording medium is provided, using an optical system incorporating a semiconductor laser device. The...
US-7,287,264 Objective lens drive apparatus with objective lens portion movable along support member axial direction
An objective lens drive apparatus includes a stationary member, a movable portion having an objective lens, an objective-lens holding member, and driving coils,...
US-7,287,104 Interface circuit for card-type memory, ASIC including interface circuit, and image forming apparatus including...
An interface circuit reads data for a few sectors from a card-type memory and stores the data in a buffer. When a receiving unit receives a read-access from an...
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