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US-7,287,085 Method and system of remote diagnostic, control and information collection using a dynamic linked library of...
A method, system and computer program product for (1) collecting information from a remote application unit and/or (2) diagnosing or controlling the remote...
US-7,286,786 Image forming method and apparatus including dismountable cartridges
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image forming cartridges removably mounted to an apparatus body one above the other and a transfer belt...
US-7,286,785 Image forming apparatus
A tandem image forming unit is provided with an adhering substance removal mode for performing a cleaning operation of a photoreceptor and an intermediate...
US-7,286,782 Charge method, charge apparatus, and charge program for charging usage fee including print fee and format fee...
A charge method for charging a usage fee of an image forming apparatus is disclosed. The charge method includes the steps of a) storing contents source data and...
US-7,286,779 Apparatus for suppressing deformations in a belt of an image forming device
A scale is provided on a back side edge of an intermediate transfer belt for detecting an amount of movement of the belt. In a tandem type image forming...
US-7,286,717 Image data processing device processing a plurality of series of data items simultaneously in parallel
In a data conversion device, a plurality of series of data to be converted is input from a buffer memory device to a data processor. The data processor processes...
US-7,286,274 Optical scanner and image forming apparatus using the same
The invention aims at provision of an optical scanner in which an optics required for equalizing an optical magnification in a scanning range is produced with...
US-7,286,262 Image formation apparatus and method, and computer product
In an image formation apparatus, a matching engine converts the color in image data for a color image into an output color, a specific color determining device...
US-7,286,164 Method of and unit for inputting an image, and computer product
The image input unit comprises a pixel shift evaluation value and reliability calculating section that calculates a pixel shift evaluation value based on image...
US-7,284,851 Inkjet recording ink, recording process and recording apparatus
A recording ink including a colorant dispersible in water, a humectant, a surfactant, and a wetting agent, wherein the rate of viscosity increase associated with...
US-7,284,754 Sheet cassette, sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus
A sheet cassette includes a tray main body part, and a tray expansion/contraction part supported by the tray main body part and configured to slide relative to...
US-7,284,479 Printer operable in duplex print mode
A stencil printer operable in a duplex print mode of the present invention prints an image on one side of a sheet and then prints another image on the other side...
US-7,283,774 Developing method using a two-ingredient type developer and image forming apparatus using the same
A developing method of the present invention is practicable with a developing unit of the type including a rotatable, nonmagnetic sleeve and a rigid metering...
US-7,283,772 Toner supplying device, toner supplying process, image forming apparatus, and image forming process
The present invention provides toner supplying devices, toner supplying processes, and the like that control bulk density of a mixture of toner and gas...
US-7,283,758 Apparatus for forming erasable and inerasable images and/or for detecting and erasing erasable images
An image forming apparatus is capable of forming an image on any of an image-erasable recording medium having recording-medium identification information and a...
US-7,283,738 Digital camera and power supply apparatus used therefor
A power supply apparatus, including a power supply configured to supply power to a plurality of devices or circuits to operate said plurality of devices or...
US-7,283,736 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
An imaging apparatus including a ranging device for measuring a distance to a subject, a device for radiating fill-light to the subject, and a re-ranging...
US-7,283,441 Information recording and reproducing apparatus, disc apparatus and defect area replacement method
An information recording and reproducing apparatus, a disc apparatus and a defect area replacement method are disclosed for accurately detecting a defect area...
US-7,283,287 Light scanning unit, and image forming apparatus using the same
The invention is to provide a light scanning unit designed to suppress the quantity of torsion of a light beam caused by an inclination angle of a cylindrical...
US-7,283,171 Image pickup apparatus with external device
An image pickup apparatus including an image pickup device configured to convert a monitored object image into an electrical image signal and to output the image...
US-7,283,151 Pixel clock generation device causing state transition of pixel clock according to detected state transition...
A transition detection circuit detects a transition of a state of a pixel clock, and outputs a detection signal according to a timing of the detected state...
US-7,282,529 Coating liquid for an electrographic photoreceptor and a method of preparation using a ball mill
An electrophotographic photoreceptor including an electroconductive substrate, a photosensitive layer located overlying the electroconductive substrate, and...
US-7,280,792 Method for evaluating changes in resistance of electric resistance member and image forming apparatus using same
A method for evaluating an electric resistance member of an image forming apparatus which can maintain good image quality, without the occurrence of transfer...
US-7,280,789 Image forming and reproducing apparatus, and image transferring method for controlling rotation speeds of image...
An image forming and reproducing apparatus is configured to transfer images formed on multiple rotatable image carriers (1Y, 1C, 1M, and 1B) onto a transfer...
US-7,280,787 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including a unit including image carriers for carrying electrostatic latent images, respectively, and developing devices for...
US-7,280,783 Electrophotographic photoreceptor and method of recycling the electrophotographic photoreceptor
An electrophotographic photoreceptor including a cylindrical substrate including a photosensitive layer on an outer circumferential surface thereof and a flange...
US-7,280,773 Image forming apparatus for determining completion of a toner-end recovery operation
An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a toner content controller configured to set the target value of a toner content sensor for...
US-7,280,252 Error diffusion of multiresolutional representations
A method and apparatus for performing error diffusion of a multiresolutional representation of an image is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, an image is...
US-7,280,238 Image forming apparatus, user restriction method and use history generation method
An image forming apparatus is provided, in which the image forming apparatus includes: a user database in which user identification information for identifying...
US-7,280,147 Auto focusing apparatus and image inputting apparatus
An auto focusing apparatus comprises a contrast AF (auto focusing) means (10), an outside light AF means (20), a release button (30), a focusing accurate...
US-7,279,879 Current waste suppressing power supply apparatus
A power supply apparatus supplies power to one of an interior circuit and external instruments. The power supply apparatus includes a voltage regulator that...
US-7,279,260 Electrophotographic photoconductor having a crosslinked resin layer and method of preparing an...
An electrophotographic photoconductor having a layer of a crosslinked resin obtained by reacting an epoxy group-containing amine compound having a charge...
US-7,279,209 Runnable splice
A runnable splice includes a first and second thermal imprintable label stocks adhered to first and second liners and disposed in a manner establishing a splice...
US-7,278,726 Ink jet recording ink set
Disclosed is an ink set for use in an ink jet recording process, wherein at least two aqueous inks A and B having different hues are superimposed to form a color...
US-7,278,148 Data recording/reproduction apparatus
A data recording/reproduction apparatus is provided, which apparatus includes a spindle motor which is held by a base body and rotates an optical disk, an...
US-7,277,880 Method and apparatus for storing and managing data
A method and apparatus is provided for automatically storing and managing digital data. Digital data is periodically received from a variety of sources. Example...
US-7,277,667 Endless belt device and image forming apparatus using the device
An endless belt device includes an endless belt and a plurality of rotary members rotatably supporting the endless belt. One of the plurality of rotary members...
US-7,277,665 Toner container configured for toner replenishment through blow system
In an image forming apparatus a toner container removably set on the apparatus and a developing section included in the apparatus are communicated to each other...
US-7,277,664 Image forming device, powder feeding device, toner storage container, powder storage container, and method of...
A part of a toner supply path is formed in a setting unit, and a nozzle coupled to a toner container is provided, wherein the fitting direction of the toner...
US-7,277,663 Drive force transmitting mechanism, and image forming apparatus including the drive force transmitting mechanism
A drive force transmitting mechanism includes a first gear rotatably supported by a first shaft element, a first gear holding unit including the first shaft...
US-7,277,662 Belt member, belt driving unit, and image forming apparatus
A belt member is formed in an annular shape, which enables endless circulation of the belt member, and includes a belt base; a mark that is formed with a light...
US-7,277,660 Outer cover attachment structure, fixation member of apparatus, transportation method of apparatus, apparatus,...
Provided is an outer cover attachment structure which achieves the reduction of burden for collecting and recycling used products from the market, the reduction...
US-7,277,657 Cleaning device and image forming apparatus including the cleaning device that controls occurrences of...
A cleaning device is used in an image forming apparatus to remove residual attachments including toner and paper powders from a surface of a movable intermediate...
US-7,277,655 Optical writing unit and image forming apparatus having an optical system casing and a cleaning tool
An optical writing unit for use in an image forming apparatus, wherein the optical writing unit includes an optical system which generates a light beam to write...
US-7,277,629 Zoom lens, camera apparatus and portable information terminal apparatus
A zoom lens having five lens groups arranged in succession. The zoom lens is configured such that when zooming from a short focal length end toward a long focal...
US-7,277,621 Recording medium with video index information recorded therein video information management method which uses...
The video index information has a tree structure comprising frame information, sound information, segment information, and package information each as a...
US-7,277,596 Apparatus configured to eliminate image data show-through
An image input apparatus includes a show-through elimination part performing show-through elimination on image data read from a front face of an original and...
US-7,277,585 Image encoding method, image encoding apparatus and storage medium
An image encoding method forms units respectively made up of a plurality of pixels belonging to within one period of a digital image data having a periodic...
US-7,277,332 Method and circuit for elastic storing capable of adapting to high-speed data communications
A buffer circuit includes a plurality of registers, a write register selector, a read register selector, and an address proximity detector. The write register...
US-7,277,217 Optical deflecting device, optical deflecting device manufacturing method, and optical projecting device
Bearing portions having an approximately arc shape are provided on a lower surface of a plate-shaped member. In the bearing portions, stoppers of a regulating...
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