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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...
US-9,376,763 Manufacturing method and manufacturing apparatus of a group III nitride crystal, utilizing a melt containing a...
A method for manufacturing a group III nitride crystal on a seed crystal in a holding vessel holding therein a melt containing a group III metal, an alkali...
US-9,376,287 Sheet conveying device, image forming apparatus, sheet thickness detection system
A sheet conveying device includes a conveying roller provided on an inner side of a curved part of a conveying path of a sheet; a driving unit configured to...
US-9,376,257 Belt tracking system, multi-roller assembly and image forming apparatus employing same
A belt tracking system for controlling the lateral position of a movable belt entrained about a plurality of generally parallel rollers for moving in a...
US-9,375,970 Image forming apparatus configured to modify a bookbinding operation based on a maximum number of bindable...
An image forming apparatus is disclosed. The image forming apparatus includes a detecting unit which detects the number of manuscript sheets; a calculating unit...
US-9,375,958 Image forming apparatus and assembly system of image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a sheet feed conveying unit having an outlet for a recording medium on one side; at least one image forming unit having an...
US-9,375,944 Laser erasing apparatus and laser erasing method
A laser erasing apparatus includes a conveyance unit to move a reversible thermal recording medium having display information thereon at a predetermined moving...
US-9,375,925 Liquid-ejection head and image forming apparatus
A disclosed liquid-ejection head for ejecting liquid droplets includes a substrate having a diaphragm forming a part of walls of a pressure liquid chamber, and...
US-9,375,923 Piezoelectric element, liquid droplet discharging head, liquid droplet discharging device, image forming...
A piezoelectric element includes a vibration plate; a lower electrode; a piezoelectric film; and an upper electrode, which are laminated in the stated order. An...
US-9,374,568 Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, and image processing method
An image processing apparatus comprises: a white-balance processing unit that multiplies a first pixel that includes a plurality of colors constituting a pickup...
US-9,374,556 Apparatus, system, and method of controlling output of content data, and recording medium
A communication terminal receives first state information that indicates transition of a state of a counterpart communication terminal from a previous state to...
US-9,374,491 Sensor device, image forming apparatus, and control method for light source
A sensor device includes an irradiation unit that includes a light source and irradiates an object with light, an optical detection unit disposed on an optical...
US-9,374,490 Information processing system, equipment unit, and information processing method
An information processing system including at least one computer that is connected to an equipment unit via a network is disclosed. The information processing...
US-9,374,288 Information processing system of limiting usage amount, information processing apparatus, and information...
A disclosed information processing system includes an apparatus and an information processing apparatus including a service information memory unit storing...
US-9,374,272 Data processing apparatus, computer-readable recording medium, and data processing system
A data processing apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive an input of user information, a determining unit configured to determine a...
US-9,373,450 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-9,373,043 Method and apparatus for detecting road partition
A method and an apparatus are used for detecting a road partition, the method comprising: a step of obtaining a disparity top view having a road area; and a...
US-9,373,029 Invisible junction feature recognition for document security or annotation
The present invention uses invisible junctions which are a set of local features unique to every page of the electronic document to match the captured image to...
US-9,372,721 System for processing data received from various data sources
Techniques are provided for processing and categorizing data received from data sources. The processing and categorizing of the received data comprises:...
US-9,372,465 Cooling device and image forming apparatus including same
A recording-material cooling device is disposed downstream from a fixing device in a transport direction of a recording material. The fixing device includes a...
US-9,372,447 Cleaner for rotary fixing member, image forming apparatus incorporating the cleaner, and image forming method...
An image forming apparatus includes a rotary fixing member cleaner that includes a freely rotatable rotary unwinding member, around which a cleaning web winds,...
US-9,372,436 Toner carrier
A toner carrier includes a metal core, a barrel formed on an outer circumference of the metal core and including at least an elastic layer, and a coating formed...
US-9,372,435 Toner carrier
A toner carrier includes a metal core, a barrel formed on an outer circumference of the metal core and including at least an elastic layer, and a coating formed...
US-9,372,433 Electrostatic latent image forming method, electrostatic latent image forming apparatus, and image forming...
An electrostatic latent image forming method for forming, on an image carrier, an electrostatic latent image that has a pattern where there are an irradiated...
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