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US-9,389,574 Sound absorbing device, electronic device, and image forming apparatus
A sound absorbing device including a Helmholtz resonator also includes a projection part having a shape of protruding from an outer wall surface of a...
US-9,389,573 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and computer-readable storage medium
An image forming apparatus includes a heat generator configured to generate heat in the image forming apparatus; a converter including a capacitor to convert AC...
US-9,389,572 Drive transmitter, process unit incorporating the drive transmitter, and image forming apparatus incorporating...
A drive transmitter, which is includable to a process unit and an image forming apparatus, includes a first gear, a second gear, and a rotation regulator. The...
US-9,389,561 Image forming apparatus utilizing a plurality of image formation velocities
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of latent image bearers, a latent image writer, a plurality of developing units, a primary transfer unit, a...
US-9,389,560 Fixing device including a separator to separate a recording medium from a pressure rotator and image forming...
A fixing device includes a guide disposed downstream from a fixing nip formed between a fixing rotator and a pressure rotator, through which a recording medium...
US-9,389,551 Fixing unit and image forming apparatus including same
A fixing unit for fixing a toner image includes a fixing device and a guide member. The fixing device includes a fixing roller having a heater inside thereof...
US-9,389,550 Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a heater disposed opposite and heating the fixing rotary...
US-9,389,528 Toner for developing electrostatic images and developer
A toner includes an amorphous resin; and a crystalline polyester resin dispersed in the amorphous resin. The crystalline polyester resin has a volume-average...
US-9,389,480 Method for manufacturing an electrochromic display device and an electrochromic display device having...
A method for manufacturing an electrochromic display device can include a step of applying and attaching a fine particle with a predetermined particle diameter...
US-9,388,015 Sheet processing apparatus and image forming system
A sheet processing apparatus includes: a first conveying member pair that folds a sheet; a second conveying member pair that conveys downstream the sheet folded...
US-9,387,696 Printing apparatus, printing system, and method for manufacturing printed material
A printing apparatus includes a plasma processing unit that processes a surface of a processing object by using plasma; a recording unit that forms a...
US-9,387,695 Plasma treatment apparatus, printing apparatus, printing system, and method of producing printed matter
A plasma treatment apparatus includes a discharge electrode; a dielectric roller which includes a rotatable counter electrode and a rotatable dielectric, the...
US-9,387,671 Head driving device, recording head unit, and image forming apparatus
The invention is concerning a head driving device that drives a recording head including a plurality of nozzles and a plurality of pressure generating elements...
US-9,387,643 Sheet processing apparatus and image processing system
A sheet processing apparatus comprises a pressing member configured to press a fold line portion of a folded sheet bundle; and moving unit configured to move a...
US-9,387,562 Device and method for assembling writing head unit
An assembly device for a writing head unit includes a head holder; a writing head; an imaging unit to image the writing head temporarily mounted on the head...
US-9,386,279 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing system
An information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit receiving data input to one or more apparatuses; a data storage unit storing the data with a...
US-9,386,179 Apparatus management system, apparatus management method and computer readable information recording medium for...
An apparatus management system includes a first apparatus; a second apparatus having an apparatus type different from the first apparatus; and an apparatus...
US-9,385,860 Fractional PLL circuit
A fractional PLL circuit includes a phase comparator, a voltage-controlled oscillation unit, a phase-selection unit equally dividing a period of an output-clock...
US-9,385,604 DC/DC converter, switching power supply device, and electronic apparatus
Provided is a DC/DC converter for a switching power supply device including a plurality of DC/DC converters which include a master DC/DC converter and a...
US-9,385,298 Electromechanical conversion element, liquid drop discharge head and image forming apparatus
An electromechanical conversion element includes a lower electrode formed directly or indirectly on a substrate or a base film; an electromechanical conversion...
US-9,384,619 Searching media content for objects specified using identifiers
Techniques for automatically comparing one or more objects determined from digital media content (e.g., an image, audio information, video information) to one...
US-9,384,457 Physical distribution management system and physical distribution management method
A physical distribution management system includes an information write unit that writes, on an information recording medium attached to a conveyance container...
US-9,384,041 Information processing system for ending a first program when a second program ends
An information processing system includes a detection unit configured to detect an end of a second application program that cooperates with a first application...
US-9,383,955 Mechanism for automatically disabling printer separator pages
A computer generated method disclosed. The method includes receiving a print job, analyzing the print job data stream, determining if the print job data stream...
US-9,383,950 Information processing system, information processing apparatus, and process execution method
An information processing system includes a managing unit that sorts a process execution request based on a type of process of the process execution request; a...
US-9,383,715 Lubricant supplying device, process cartridge and image forming apparatus
A lubricant supplying device includes a lubricant supplier contacting an image bearer, a solid lubricant contacting the roller, a detector detecting a lubricant...
US-9,383,713 Cleaning blade, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A cleaning blade, including: rectangular elastic body blade containing cured first-UV-curable resin at tip ridgeline portion thereof, brought into contact with...
US-9,383,701 Image forming apparatus, image forming apparatus control method, and storage medium storing image forming...
An image forming apparatus includes a printing device to print images on sheets using a printing operation and to initiate a discharge of printed sheets from a...
US-9,383,698 Substrate, fixing belt with substrate, fixing device with fixing belt, and image forming apparatus
A fixing belt substrate for an image forming apparatus is prepared by an electroforming process. The fixing belt substrate contains nickel of prescribed weight...
US-9,383,693 Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and fixing method
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body and a heater for heating the fixing rotary body. An opposed body contacts the fixing rotary body with releasable...
US-9,383,692 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body to come into contact with a toner image on a recording medium and a pressing rotary body separably pressed against...
US-9,383,691 Image forming apparatus including a transfer bias controller
An image forming apparatus includes a transfer device to transfer a toner image onto a recording medium with a transfer bias applied thereto, a recording medium...
US-9,382,971 Drive transmitter and image forming apparatus incorporating the drive transmitter
A drive transmitter includes an internally toothed gear, a first support shaft to rotatably support the internally toothed gear without using a bearing, a drive...
US-9,382,082 Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus capable of conveying a sheet absorbed with an electric charge
A sheet conveying device and an image forming apparatus include a conveying member that adsorbs a sheet by an electric charge and conveys the sheet, a first...
US-9,381,745 Printhead cleaning assembly
System and methods for cleaning printheads and printhead wipers. One embodiment is an apparatus that includes a belt configured to rotate in a loop, and a wiper...
US-9,381,744 Image forming apparatus including recovery device to recover droplet discharge head
An image forming apparatus includes a recovery device to recover a droplet discharge head. The recovery device includes a slider and a suction unit. The slider...
US-9,380,180 Electronic apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method
An electronic apparatus including: a display control unit configured to cause a display unit to display a screen based on screen information, obtained via a...
US-9,379,783 Transmission system
A transmission system includes a transmission management system including: a first receiving unit that receives user identification information from...
US-9,378,899 Photoelectric conversion element
A photoelectric conversion element is provided. The photoelectric conversion element includes a first electrode and a second electrode. The first electrode is...
US-9,378,558 Self-position and self-orientation based on externally received position information, sensor data, and markers
An information processing apparatus includes a self-position/self-orientation calculation unit calculating self-position and/or self-orientation in the...
US-9,378,424 Method and device for detecting road region as well as method and device for detecting road line
Disclosed are a road line detection method and a road line detection device. The road line detection method comprises a step of obtaining a first disparity map...
US-9,377,983 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
An information processing apparatus for generating drawing data by using a print job including setting information and printing data. The information processing...
US-9,377,970 Simultaneously printing multiple documents to multiple destinations in cloud printing
Systems and methods of processing print jobs comprising at least two documents and/or at least two printing devices via a cloud printing service are provided. A...
US-9,377,829 Information processing system includes an operating unit and main element and reboot unit that reboots only...
An information processing system includes an operating unit that receives an input in response to a user operation and that runs under a first operating system;...
US-9,377,756 Ventilation structure and image forming apparatus with same
A ventilation structure includes a duct unit between a heat generating structure and a heat insulating structure. The ventilation structure includes a heat...
US-9,377,742 Print control apparatus, and method, for selecting a control mode for use in printing image data
A print control apparatus includes a receiving unit which receives print data containing gloss-control-plane image data indicating gloss control values for...
US-9,377,739 Toner-density calculating method, reflective optical sensor, reflective optical sensor device, and image...
A toner density is calculated from outputs of light-receiving elements based on a difference between a reflection property of a supporting member and a...
US-9,377,734 Fixing member, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A fixing member, including a releasing layer, wherein the releasing layer contains a fluoropolymer and a polysiloxane having a cross-linked structure, and...
US-9,377,725 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a hollow, open-sided stationary heat roller, a flexible fuser belt, a fuser pad, a rotatable pressure member, a reinforcing member, and...
US-9,377,707 Toner, developer, and image forming apparatus
A toner including a crystalline polyester and an amorphous polyester is provided. When the binder resin is extracted from the toner with tetrahydrofuran to...
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