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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...
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...
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