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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...
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...
2D graph displaying document locations of user-specified concept of
According to one embodiment of the present invention, methods and systems for displaying an interest profile for an electronically stored document are provided....
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...
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...
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...
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...
Method and apparatus for image forming capable of performing a stable
An image forming method and apparatus includes a development device in which two rotary shafts enclosed in respective separate chambers for spirally circulating...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Provided is a small-sized electrophotographic apparatus for which maintenance such as disposal of a jam of sheets, replacement of consumables including toner, or...
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...
Carrier, developer including the carrier and image forming apparatus using
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...
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...
System and method for audio creation and editing in a multimedia messaging
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...
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...
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...
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...
Image forming apparatus including a conveyance unit for passing a
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Filing system which provides increased availability of image data stored
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Method and apparatus for optical pickup capable of performing an effective
A polarization split device that includes an optically isotropic substrate, an optically anisotropic film, and a diffraction grating. The optically anisotropic...
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...
Multi-function machine for combining and routing image data and method of
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...
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...