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US-7,230,891 Optical disk device recording data on a recordable or rewritable optical disk by setting a recording velocity...
An optical disk device record data on a recordable or rewritable optical disk. After a pause and a restart in the constant angular velocity (CAV) method occurs...
US-7,230,731 Image formation apparatus and method with password acquisition
In an image formation apparatus that prints out print data to a sheet, a print data storage unit stores the print data, a printing unit conducts print processing...
US-D544,675 Pallet
US-7,228,492 2D graph displaying document locations of user-specified concept of interest
According to one embodiment of the present invention, methods and systems for displaying an interest profile for an electronically stored document are provided....
US-7,228,376 Recording of information on recording medium having temporary space area
An apparatus for recording information includes an information recording unit which records data on a recording medium having a user data area for recording of...
US-7,228,099 Cleaning device for cleaning a surface of an image support body
A cleaning device, a process cartridge, an image forming apparatus and toner are disclosed to maintain improved cleaning performance for a long time. The...
US-7,228,096 Paper ejection guide of fixing mechanism for image forming apparatus having simple jam clearing structure
An image forming apparatus including an image forming mechanism forming a toner image on a recording sheet and a fixing mechanism. The fixing mechanism includes...
US-7,228,095 Transfer apparatus, image forming apparatus, and method of correcting moving speed of belt
A scale is provided along at least one side of a portion of a belt. A sensor reads the scale on the belt to obtain scale information. An actual speed calculating...
US-7,228,093 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of performing a stable image development
An image forming method and apparatus includes a development device in which two rotary shafts enclosed in respective separate chambers for spirally circulating...
US-7,228,081 Method and apparatus for image forming capable of controlling image-forming process conditions
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism and a process controller. The process controller is configured to instruct the image forming...
US-7,228,000 Image data generation with reduced amount of processing
An image data generator for generating data on a size reduced image of an original image. In one embodiment, the image data generator includes: an inverse...
US-7,227,999 Printing system application using J2K
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-7,227,943 Tone detector
The present invention provides a tone detector that is capable of performing accurate tone signal detection in a short period of time. Specifically, the tone...
US-7,227,663 Printing an electronic document to multiple output mechanisms
A manner of specifying a document to be printed to multiple output mechanisms, including multiple printers and multiple output bins of each printer. Print...
US-7,227,660 Communication apparatus, transmission program, computer readable medium storing a transmission program,...
A communication apparatus includes receiving means for receiving image data and accompanying communication information, primary storage means for temporarily...
US-7,227,655 Utilizing otherwise unused space on cover or partition sheets
A system and method for utilizing otherwise unused space on cover or partition sheets printed in response to a print command, which sheets otherwise typically...
US-7,227,654 Method and apparatus for group 3 facsimile capable of properly performing a communications operation using...
A method of a facsimile apparatus includes the steps of providing the facsimile apparatus with a memory which prestores identification information for a...
US-7,227,562 Electrophotograhic apparatus
Provided is a small-sized electrophotographic apparatus for which maintenance such as disposal of a jam of sheets, replacement of consumables including toner, or...
US-7,227,407 Integration and terminal arrangement of parallel monitor circuits
Integration and terminal arrangement of serially-connected parallel monitor circuits, capable of monitoring the terminal voltages of serially-connected...
US-7,226,713 Carrier, developer including the carrier and image forming apparatus using the developer
A carrier including a magnetic core material and a layer located on a surface of the magnetic core material, wherein the carrier satisfies the following...
US-7,226,150 Inkjet head and a method of manufacturing the same
An inkjet head is provided and includes: a chamber substrate for forming an ink flow passage; a diaphragm substrate including a diaphragm for pressurizing a...
US-7,225,405 System and method for audio creation and editing in a multimedia messaging environment
A system for editing audio objects in which a variety of audio objects are represented as images and laid out in a 2 dimensional visual environment. The system...
US-7,225,257 Information-display system, an information-display method, an information-display server, and an...
An information-display system, an information-display method, an information-display server and an information-display program are provided that enable updating...
US-7,225,251 System and method for supervising image forming apparatuses by remotely downloading firmware based on updated...
An image forming apparatus supervisory system includes a central supervisory apparatus that remotely supervises a plurality of image forming apparatuses...
US-7,225,227 Conference support apparatus, information processor, teleconference system and computer product
An information sharing area, employed by all conferees for sharing information (object) or personal knowledge transmitted via information processors from...
US-7,224,932 Image forming apparatus including a conveyance unit for passing a recording medium
A one-pass system image forming apparatus for forming an image on both sides of a recording medium is capable of easily suppressing image disturbance caused when...
US-7,224,928 Sheet wrapping avoidable fixing apparatus and image forming apparatus
A fixing apparatus includes a fixing member to be heated and a pressure-contacting member for pressure contacting the fixing member. The fixing apparatus directs...
US-7,224,921 Image forming apparatus capable of effectively removing heated air undesirable to image reproduction
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming mechanism, a transfer mechanism, a fixing mechanism, and a heat radiation mechanism. The image forming...
US-7,224,915 Image forming apparatus and image forming unit
An image forming apparatus comprising: an image forming section and a residual toner amount detection unit. The image forming section includes a photosensitive...
US-7,224,652 Optical disc apparatus, information recording method, adjustment apparatus, adjustment method and fabrication...
The present invention relates to an optical disc apparatus having a wobble signal detection circuit, an information recording method, adjustment apparatus and...
US-7,224,492 Facsimile apparatus capable of detecting a line connection
A facsimile apparatus can properly detect whether or not the facsimile apparatus is connected to a line. The facsimile apparatus comprises a network control...
US-7,224,487 Ink reduction error diffusion
A method and apparatus for performing ink reduction error diffusion are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises performing vector error diffusion and...
US-7,224,393 Image pickup device, method, program product, and recording medium
An image pickup device, method, computer program product, and information recording medium for recording image information corresponding only to a predetermined...
US-7,224,378 Method and apparatus for optical recording and image forming capable of correcting a magnification error in...
An optical recording apparatus includes a light source, a scanner, and a phase shift controller. The light source emits a light beam controlled to be lit on and...
US-7,224,053 Semiconductor device responsive to different levels of input and output signals and signal processing system...
A semiconductor device which integrates a plurality of semiconductor chips into a single package includes a first semiconductor chip and a second semiconductor...
US-7,223,521 Squarylium-metal chelate compounds and optical recording media
Squarylium-metal chelate compounds as recording materials for optical recording media, and optical recording media using these compounds, which have excellent...
US-7,223,510 Toner, method for manufacturing the toner, method and device for packing the toner, and image forming apparatus...
A method for producing a toner including dissolving or dispersing a toner constituent mixture including a binder resin and a colorant in an organic solvent to...
US-7,222,948 Liquid containing bag, liquid cartridge, image forming device and sealing method and sealing apparatus for the...
A liquid containing bag includes a liquid filling opening part having a tube configuration through which an inside of the liquid containing bag is filled with...
US-7,222,946 Ink jet head and droplet ejection device having same mounted thereon
An ink jet head includes: a chamber plate having a plurality of pressuring chambers formed therein for storing an ink; a vibrating plate bonded to the chamber...
US-7,222,471 Pallet packing method and pallet packing tool used in the method
A packing tool for packing large articles such as image forming apparatuses has a pallet to place the article, and an article-fixing member to secure the article...
US-7,222,134 Filing system which provides increased availability of image data stored therein
In a filing system, a data processing apparatus is connected to a file server via a transmission path. Image data of a document is captured into the data...
US-7,222,038 Detecting a defective area of an inspected apparatus
Detecting a defect of an inspected apparatus having a plurality of functional blocks. A plurality of test data elements are generated according to each of the...
US-7,221,895 Image forming apparatus and belt unit therefor, and image forming system
An image forming apparatus includes an optical unit emitting light in accordance with image information that is inclined in a prescribed direction. At least two...
US-7,221,891 Body member of a powder container
The body member of a powder container of the present invention includes a bag-like powder storing body storing powder and formed with an opening at one end, and...
US-7,221,887 Image forming apparatus that recovers waste toner inside thereof
An image forming apparatus that transfers a toner image on a photosensitive element to a recording medium includes a transfer unit that includes a transfer...
US-7,221,799 Image processing based on degree of white-background likeliness
An image processing device includes a filtering unit which filters an input image with variable frequency characteristics, an edge detection unit which detects...
US-7,221,509 Method and apparatus for optical pickup capable of performing an effective polarization split
A polarization split device that includes an optically isotropic substrate, an optically anisotropic film, and a diffraction grating. The optically anisotropic...
US-7,221,493 Vibration mirror, optical scanning device, and image forming using the same, method for making the same, and...
A vibration mirror is reciprocatively vibrated by an electrostatic force to reflect an incident light beam. The vibration mirror comprises a reflection means for...
US-7,221,484 Multi-function machine for combining and routing image data and method of operating same
A multi-function machine for combining and routing image data is disclosed. The multi-function machine includes a number of functional units, for instance, a...
US-7,221,483 Image encoding method and apparatus, image decoding method and apparatus, image processing apparatus, image...
Image data is encoded using a block consisting of a plurality of pixels as a unit of processing. A statistics section extracts statistical information for each...
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