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US-7,251,429 Image forming apparatus with an energy storage that can be discharged, and with a display of residual energy in...
An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes a fixing device for fixing a toner image formed on a recording medium. A heat source is applied with...
US-7,251,420 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively detecting toner density
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism and a control device. The image forming mechanism performs an image forming operation under...
US-7,251,375 Tile boundary artifact removal for arbitrary wavelet filters
A method for processing data is described. In one embodiment, the method includes decompressing a plurality of sets of compressed data, including performing...
US-7,251,304 Bit synchronizing circuit configured to obviate errors from meta-stability
A bit synchronizing circuit that provides highly reliable data transmission at a high speed is provided. The circuit facilitates testing by using a plurality of...
US-7,251,212 Optical information recording medium
An optical information recording medium containing a first information substrate including a first substrate having a guide groove thereon, a first recording...
US-7,251,207 Multi-level data processing method and apparatus
A multi-level data processing method converts a binary data into a multi-level data having n bits per symbol, where n is an integer satisfying n.gtoreq.2. A...
US-7,251,060 Image-processing device using quantization threshold values produced according to a dither threshold matrix and...
The image-processing device comprises a quantization threshold produce unit producing quantization threshold values corresponding to each pixel of multivalued...
US-7,251,056 Image processing apparatus, image processing method and information recording medium
A subject area extracting unit extracts a main-subject area from the color image data; a correction amount calculating unit calculates a gradation correction...
US-7,250,640 Production of a GaN bulk crystal substrate and a semiconductor device formed on a GaN bulk crystal substrate
A method of making a bulk crystal substrate of a GaN single crystal includes the steps of forming a molten flux of an alkali metal in a reaction vessel and...
US-7,250,244 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus contains a photoconductor having a support and a photoconductive layer disposed thereon. I(S) at the surface of the photoconductor and...
US-7,250,240 Toner, developer, container containing toner, process, cartridge, image forming apparatus and process
The toner according to the present invention may be produced from a toner raw composition which comprises a foaming agent, a binder resin and a colorant, wherein...
US-7,249,900 Approach for implementing locked printing on printing devices
An approach is provided for implementing locked printing on a printing device. The printing device includes a user interface configured to display information...
US-7,249,816 Image recording apparatus and head driving control apparatus
A head driving control apparatus for driving a pressure generation part in a droplet discharging head outputs a driving signal including: a first waveform...
US-7,249,758 Image forming apparatus with finishing unit
An image forming apparatus according to the present invention enables a user to remove the printed papers from the finisher without the image forming apparatus...
US-7,249,269 Method of pre-activating network devices based upon previous usage data
An approach for pre-activating network devices includes using prior usage of a network device to estimate times when the network device will be used in the...
US-7,248,830 Method of and apparatus for generation/presentation of program-related contents
A program video and program-related information are input, and program-related contents are generated based on a tree structure defined in advance. Based on a...
US-7,248,824 Conveyor device and image forming apparatus
A toner-conveying device includes a movable plate. The movable plate is movable between a holding position such as to couple a cap of a toner container to a...
US-7,248,277 Method and apparatus for optical writing capable of writing a wide format image using a plurality of light...
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of light-emitting element array units, a light intensity control unit, and an image data transfer unit. Each...
US-7,247,840 Image forming apparatus, and method of correcting timing for generating laser beams
A printer includes laser beam detecting sensors for detecting a laser beams at two positions in the main scanning direction. Write clock generating circuits...
US-7,247,816 Heating apparatus, fixing apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A heating apparatus includes a heating roller that is heated by heating units, a main power supply that supplies power from an external power supply to the main...
US-7,247,048 Battery contact mechanism, battery receiving structure, electric power unit, electronic equipment, and...
A battery contact mechanism energizing a battery in a direction of one electrode of the battery by making pressure contact between a conductive contact member...
US-7,246,890 Detection device for detecting ejection condition of nozzles
When an refresh ink droplet ejected from a nozzle and deflected by an inclined electric field impinges on a orifice electrode/ink receiving member, electric...
US-D547,525 Pallet
US-D547,345 Digital camera
US-D547,344 Digital camera
US-7,246,158 System, computer program product and method for selecting an application service provider
A method, system and computer program product for managing applications service provider (ASP) transactions between an ASP and an ASP user. The method on which...
US-7,245,868 Image forming apparatus and method of mounting and dismounting a waste toner bottle
An image forming apparatus of the present invention is operable with a waste toner bottle removably mounted thereto for collecting residual toner left on an...
US-7,245,863 Method and apparatus of image forming capable of suitably controlling transfer characteristic
An image forming apparatus includes a rotating member, a drive mechanism, a scale, and a scale reading mechanism. The rotating member is configured to carry an...
US-7,245,862 Method of adjusting rotational phase of image carrying members in image forming apparatus
A first pattern having lines of a first color and a second pattern having lines of a second color are formed on an image transferring member near the side edges...
US-7,245,861 Developing device, image forming apparatus and process cartridge including the developing device, and...
A developing device includes a developer carrier that carries a developer and a developer restricting member that restricts a layer thickness of the developer on...
US-7,245,853 Developer container, developer supplying unit, and image forming apparatus
A developer container includes a developer storage unit made of a flexible sheet material for storing developer, and a cap unit from which the developer is...
US-7,245,842 Image forming apparatus, image forming system, image forming condition adjusting method, computer program...
An image forming apparatus including: at least one image forming unit including an image bearing member bearing a latent image and a developing device configured...
US-7,245,841 Electrophotographic apparatus
An image detector has an I/V converter for converting, into a voltage output., a current output as a result of a photoelectric element arranged in a traveling...
US-7,245,775 Image processing apparatus for compositing images
An image processing apparatus for compositing multiple component images into a composite image is proposed. The image processing apparatus includes: a separating...
US-7,245,647 Surface-emission laser diode operable in the wavelength band of 1.1-1.7mum and optical telecommunication system...
A surface-emission laser diode includes a distributed Bragg reflector tuned to wavelength of 1.1 .mu.m or longer, wherein the distributed Bragg reflector...
US-7,245,580 Optical recording medium having protective and/or adhesive layers, and method of manufacture
An optical recording medium including a substrate having guide groove thereon; a first protective layer located overlying the substrate; a recording layer...
US-7,245,569 Optical disc apparatus
An optical disc apparatus includes a pause circuit for pausing data encoders upon receiving a pause signal so that a write operation may be paused without...
US-7,245,430 Method and apparatus for displaying three-dimensional stereo image using light deflector
In a method for displaying a three-dimensional stereo image, a left-eye image defined by multiple left-eye strip pixels and a right-eye image defined by multiple...
US-7,245,410 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An even number of reflection mirrors reflecting a light beam in the sub-scanning direction are disposed on an optical path from a deflecting reflection surface...
US-7,245,398 Image-processing device independently controlling each of functions that correct density of image
An image-processing device includes an image-reading unit that reads image data from a document optically, an image-recording unit that records the image data...
US-7,245,391 Facsimile device selecting transmission method appropriate for each transmission
A facsimile device, which can switch a transmission method between an electronic-mail transmission method and a real-time transmission method for each...
US-7,245,314 Image apparatus and method for converting scanned image data
An imaging apparatus forming an image by performing scanning by deflecting a light beam includes a data conversion part that converts multi-bit input image data...
US-7,245,311 Image forming apparatus
A photosensitive body has a photosensitive layer. An optical scanning device has a deflector deflecting a light flux emitted from a light source, and scans the...
US-7,245,263 Antenna
An antenna supplied with power by a coaxial line including an inner conductor, an outer conductor, and a dielectric provided between the inner conductor and the...
US-7,245,153 Level shift circuit having timing adjustment circuit for maintaining duty ratio
A level shift circuit for shifting levels of a pair of binary input signals having a first voltage range to produce a pair of binary output signals having a...
US-7,244,012 Head cleaning device for ink jet printer, and printer provided with the same
A Cleaning fluid discharge openings capable of supplying a cleaning fluid is provided around a suction port mounted in opposition to a nozzle hole. A negative...
US-D546,876 Ink pouch for a printer ink cartridge
US-7,243,032 System and method for providing environmental impact information, recording medium recording the information,...
An environmental impact information collection system modifies and analyzes environmental impact information, which is collected and stored in advance, and...
US-7,242,897 Image forming apparatus, roller, belt, and fixing unit of image forming apparatus
A tubular roller to support a belt having an inner surface provided with a protruding circumferential edge having a width includes a first portion, a second...
US-7,242,883 Image formation apparatus having exposure timing control
An image formation apparatus is disclosed, wherein temperatures of two or more places on a transfer/conveyance belt are measured. Timing of writing to photo...
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