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US-7,377,627 Ink cartridge, housing therefor, ink bag, ink-jet recording apparatus, ink container, and image-forming apparatus
An ink cartridge includes an ink containing part and first through third housings. The ink containing part includes a holding member with an ink supply opening...
US-7,377,379 Transport belt drive control device, image forming device, and transport belt drive control method
In a transport belt drive control device, a first detection unit has a first resolution and indirectly detects a feed amount of a transport belt, a control unit...
US-D569,741 Watch
US-7,376,728 Method and system for monitoring, collecting information, diagnosing and servicing a remote system
A monitoring system, method, and computer-program product tracks events and device states in a device and sends those events and states to a remote central...
US-7,376,380 Image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and toner
An image forming apparatus includes units for electrostatically charging a surface of an image carrier, exposing the surface according to image data to write a...
US-7,376,376 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively adjusting image shifts
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image bearing members configured to bear respective images, an optical writing unit configured to write the...
US-7,376,375 Belt-drive control device, color-shift detecting method, color-shift detecting device, and image forming apparatus
A mark detecting unit detects a mark that is a reference position of an endless belt. An angular-displacement-error detecting unit detects an angular...
US-7,376,363 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively performing color image position adjustment
An image forming apparatus including a plurality of detachable image forming devices each for forming a color image, an image carrying device for carrying the...
US-7,376,268 Image processing apparatus for transmitting image data to an external device
The image data corresponding to an image is separated into areas corresponding to contents of the image. The image data in each of the area is subjected to an...
US-7,376,164 Vertical cavity surface emitting semiconductor laser, light emission device, and optical transmission system
A semiconductor laser is disclosed with which a VCSEL can be constituted with a simplified configuration for optical transmission at a transmission rate higher...
US-7,376,066 Information recording method and an information recording apparatus
An information recording method and an information recording apparatus are disclosed, wherein x-bit long binary data are converted into m multi-level data of n...
US-7,375,864 Document reading apparatus and imaging apparatus implementing same
A document reading apparatus arranged to reduce inconsistencies in the output signals of its linear image sensor is provided. The document reading apparatus...
US-7,375,853 Image processing apparatus and method
A separating unit determines, for an image data, whether there exists black data, and generates density data from the black data when the black data exists, and...
US-7,375,836 Copier with job sharing and forwarding capability
A copy machine is configured to determine a set of one or more resources that are both external to the copy machine and available to process one or more portions...
US-7,375,835 E-mail transmission of print-ready documents
A method, system, and computer program product for transmitting print-ready electronic documents to a printer using e-mail as a transport mechanism. Responsive...
US-7,375,515 Magnetic sensor circuit and semiconductor device capable of temperature compensation
A magnetic sensor circuit supplying an excitation current to an MI device, and having a detection signal supplied thereto corresponding to a magnetic field...
US-7,374,851 Toner, and, developer, toner container, process cartridge, image forming apparatus and image forming method
A toner which includes a toner material, wherein the toner satisfies the following formula: 0.degree. C..ltoreq..DELTA.Tm.ltoreq.20.degree. C. where .DELTA.Tm...
US-7,374,848 Toner and method or preparing the toner
A toner including a binder; a colorant; and a wax, wherein the binder includes a polyester resin; and a reaction product of a polymer having a group capable of...
US-7,374,608 Ink for ink jet recording, ink jet recording method, ink cartridge and ink jet recording apparatus
An ink for ink jet recording which is used for an ink jet printer in which at least a portion of a member being in contact with the ink is formed by any one of a...
US-7,374,279 Liquid jet recording apparatus, liquid jet head and recording liquid
A liquid jet head includes a nozzle element having nozzles from which a recording liquid is ejected to a recording medium, wherein the recording liquid contains...
US-7,374,166 Sheet conveying unit, and image reading unit, post-processing unit, and image forming apparatus employing the...
A sheet conveying unit includes a lower sheet conveying guide on which a sheet material is placed. The sheet conveying unit conveys the sheet material while the...
US-7,374,089 IC-tag read-write apparatus
A radio data communication apparatus includes first antennas, modulation circuits, an oscillating circuit, a switch circuit, a memory, and a control circuit. The...
US-7,373,347 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
In an information processing apparatus connectable to a terminal through a network, a terminal type of the terminal is specified based on a first request...
US-7,373,101 Method and apparatus for image forming and effectively applying lubricant to an image bearing member
A lubricant supplying device including a molded lubricant having a Martens hardness of approximately 40 N/mm.sup.2 to approximately 70 N/mm.sup.2 measured with a...
US-7,373,097 Printer engine and color image forming device using this printer engine for preventing deviation of transfer...
In cases where the transfer positions of toner images of respective colors that are formed on respective photosensitive bodies show a positional deviation, the...
US-7,373,094 Fixing unit having a plurality of heaters, image forming apparatus and method of determining temperature...
A fixing unit thermally fixes a toner on a recording medium by a fixing member having a plurality of internal heaters and an outer peripheral surface, and a...
US-7,373,093 Apparatus and method for color image forming, and computer program product for driver controller
A color image forming apparatus including a plurality of photosensitive drums on which toner images of different colors are respectively formed. An endless belt...
US-7,373,092 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of effectively collecting waste toner
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrying member, a transfer device, cleaning devices, and a waste toner collecting unit. The cleaning devices...
US-7,373,007 Encoded data generation apparatus and a method, a program, and an information recording medium
An encoding process and a recompression process of encoded data are disclosed that appropriately select low-order bit planes and low-order sub bit planes, codes...
US-7,372,999 Image coder and image decoder capable of power-saving control in image compression and decompression
An image decoder comprises a code decompression/decoding unit that decodes code data produced through compression and encoding of image data, a power supply...
US-7,372,992 Image data processing machine
An image data processing machine implementing image processing of image data input with different resolution values in consideration of resolution and qualities...
US-7,372,902 Pulse with modulation signal generating circuit
A PWM signal generating circuit outputs a stable PWM signal for increasing and deceasing a duty ratio at a predetermined rate within a predetermined period...
US-7,372,800 Optical recording medium and optical recording process using the same
An optical recording medium having two recording layer structures which includes a cover substrate, a grooved substrate, a first recording layer structure, an...
US-7,372,636 Zoom lens and image-taking device
A zoom lens including subsequently from an object side of the zoom lens to an image side of the zoom lens: a first lens group with a positive focal length; a...
US-7,372,604 Multi-beam scanner, multi-beam scanning method, synchronizing beam detecting method and image forming apparatus
A multi-beam scanner includes light sources, a deflector deflecting the beams emitted from the light sources at an equiangular velocity, a scanning image-forming...
US-7,372,599 Image processor
An image processor has a controller unit connected to at least one of functional units such as an image reading unit, detects a source of input of image data...
US-7,372,592 Information processing control method, image processing control method, image processing control apparatus,...
A digital signal processor (DSP) realizes an image processing function by downloading at least one of a computer program and data to realize image processing. A...
US-7,372,486 Photographing apparatus and method of adjusting an image of a photographing object
A photographing object image adjusting apparatus including a plurality of adjusting operation devices corresponding to a plurality of object image adjusting...
US-7,372,479 Apparatus and method for optical image formation control
An image forming apparatus for forming images with an electrophotographic system. The image forming apparatus includes a laser drive unit configured to control a...
US-7,372,462 Three-dimensional geometry processing system and method for CAD apparatus restricted in surface representations...
A three-dimensional geometry processing system and method for converting boundary representations solid data in a first format into output solid data in a second...
US-7,371,708 Thermoreversible recording medium, thermoreversible recording label and thermoreversible recording member, and,...
The object of the present invention is to provide a thermoreversible recording medium which possesses not only such an excellent property that the electrostatic...
US-7,371,497 Electrophotographic image forming method
An electrophotographic image forming apparatus comprising: an electrophotographic photoreceptor comprising: an electroconductive substrate; a charge...
US-7,371,491 Electrophotographic photoreceptor, method for manufacturing the electrophotographic photoreceptor, and image...
A photoreceptor including an electroconductive substrate; and a charge blocking layer; a moire preventing layer; and a photosensitive layer, which are overlaid...
US-7,371,490 Photoconductor, image forming apparatus, image forming process, and process cartridge
The object of the present invention is to provide a photoconductor that is highly sensitive, stable in image quality under repeated usages, and affords prolonged...
US-7,370,952 Ink, and, inkjet recording process, ink cartridge, recording unit, and inkjet recording apparatus using the ink
A water-based ink containing a surface treated pigment as a coloring material, a water-soluble organic solvent, water, both for dispersing the pigment, an...
US-7,370,950 Electronic device, replacement part thereof, package of replacement part, and method for arranging identifying...
An ink cartridge used in a color printer, comprises at the surface, a convexity or convexities (identifying section) that correspond to a color of an ink, and...
US-7,370,940 Liquid ejection head having improved durability against liquid, liquid cartridge having such a liquid ejection...
A liquid ejection head includes therein a movable member, wherein the movable member is formed of lamination of at least three layers, at least one layer thereof...
US-D568,928 Toner cartridge
US-7,369,807 Cleaner, and process cartridge and image forming apparatus using the cleaner
A cleaner for cleaning a surface of a rotating material, including an elastic blade arranged to counter the rotating material while a tip of the elastic blade is...
US-7,369,803 Fixing device and image forming apparatus using the same
A fixing device for fixing image information on a recording medium passing a nip of the present invention includes a rotatable member for transferring and...
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