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US-9,360,838 Cooling device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A liquid type cooling device, which is incorporated in an image forming apparatus, includes a heat releasing unit to release heat of a coolant that passes...
US-9,360,837 Air-conditioning unit, image forming apparatus incorporating same, and air-conditioning channel switching method
An air-conditioning unit includes an air conditioner to control air temperature, a first channel to guide air supplied from the air conditioner to a...
US-9,360,826 Lubrication device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer; a toner image forming unit to form a toner image on the image bearer; a transfer device to transfer the...
US-9,360,824 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge
An image forming apparatus is provided which includes an image bearer, a charger, an irradiator, a developing device to develop an electrostatic latent image on...
US-9,360,816 Toner bottle driving device control method and image forming apparatus
A toner bottle driving device control method includes driving one of multiple toner bottle driving devices connected to a single toner container at a time,...
US-9,360,807 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer on which a toner image is formed, an intermediate transfer belt onto which the toner image transferred from...
US-9,360,792 Optical writing controller, image forming apparatus, and optical writing control method
An optical writing controller controls emission of a light source device including multiple light emitting element rows each constituted by multiple light...
US-9,360,790 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device that performs optical scanning across an object to be scanned with a light deflected, comprises: a deflection unit that causes a...
US-9,360,780 Toner, two-component developer, toner set, toner container, printed matter, image forming apparatus, and image...
To provide a toner, containing: a noncrystalline resin; and a crystalline resin, wherein the crystalline resin has a weight average molecular weight of 100,000...
US-9,360,373 Infrared sensor of rear surface irradiation type
A rear-surface-irradiation-type infrared sensor includes a substrate having a through hole passing through between an upper surface and a lower surface; an...
US-9,359,522 Ink composition, ink cartridge, inkjet recording device, and inkjet printed matter
An ink composition contains a pigment; a copolymer containing a phosphoric acid group or phosphonic acid group; a hydrosoluble solvent; and water, wherein the...
US-9,359,167 Sheet processing device, image forming system, and method of additionally folding sheet bundle
A sheet processing device comprising: a pressing unit that presses a fold line part of a folded sheet bundle; and a moving unit that moves a pressing position...
US-9,359,166 Sheet eject device, fullness detecting method, and computer-readable recording medium
A sheet eject device is provided for detecting whether a sheet eject tray is filled with ejected sheets. The sheet eject device includes an ejecting unit that...
US-9,359,158 Sheet feeding device, image forming apparatus, and image forming system
A sheet feeding device includes: a sheet stacking member; an air blowing unit configured to blow air onto the sheet bundle placed on the sheet stacking member...
US-9,359,157 Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus
A sheet feeding device includes: a sheet feeding tray attached to a casing in a manner slidable into and out from the casing and including a stacking plate on...
US-9,358,817 Image forming apparatus including reading unit to read back surface of print medium opposing belt member
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit and a conveyance unit. The image forming unit forms an image on a print medium. The conveyance unit...
US-9,358,813 Medium identification device, image forming apparatus, method of identifying medium, and computer program product
A medium identification device identifies a type of a recording medium used for image formation. The medium identification device includes: a two-dimensional...
US-9,358,810 Inkjet recording method and inkjet recorder
An inkjet recording method includes recording an image on a heated nonpermeable substrate with an aqueous ink by an inkjet method; and drying the aqueous ink, ...
US-9,358,589 Dry type cleaning case and dry type cleaning device
A dry type cleaning case is for cleaning an object with a medium that flies by a revolving airflow. The dry type cleaning case includes a case unit and a...
US-D758,482 Toner bottle
US-9,357,599 Lighting control circuit, illuminating lamp using the lighting control circuit, and lighting device using the...
A lighting control circuit for an illuminating lamp includes: a rectifier part that is connected to a ballast to which commercial alternating-current electric...
US-9,357,479 Communication system, communication control system, communication apparatus, communication method, and...
A communication system having a first communication apparatus and a second communication apparatus is disclosed. The first communication apparatus includes a...
US-9,357,166 Transmission terminal, transmission method, and recording medium storing transmission control program
A transmission terminal that communicates contents data including sound data with a counterpart transmission terminal, detects a delay time indicating a delay...
US-9,357,144 Image processing apparatus, imaging device, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium
An image processing apparatus includes a decimating unit configured to decimate pixels in a target image to obtain a decimated image containing a smaller number...
US-9,357,098 System and methods for use of voice mail and email in a mixed media environment
A mixed media reality (MMR) system includes an MMR user, a MMR computer, a user printer that produces a printed document, a networked media server, an office...
US-9,357,088 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable medium
An image processing apparatus includes a screen information storage unit configured to store screen information of a home screen that displays a user interface...
US-9,355,466 Image processing apparatus, image processing system, image processing method, and storage medium
An image processing apparatus includes a skin information obtaining unit that extracts a skin area from an image and obtains skin information from the skin...
US-9,355,340 Image capturing device, color measuring device, color measuring system, and image forming apparatus
An image capturing device includes an image capturing unit, a moving unit, a detector, and a determiner. The image capturing unit includes an optical...
US-9,354,999 Information processing system, information processing apparatus, and computer program product
The system includes: an extracting part extracting one or more devices where the same phenomenon as occurred in a target device had occurred; an index-value...
US-9,354,833 Computer readable information recording medium storing print job editing program, print job editing apparatus,...
A device and method for obtaining information of a capability of an apparatus that is connected with a computer or a capability of an apparatus that is used in...
US-9,354,601 Liquid cooling device that arranges a coolant flowing direction in accordance with a temperature gradient of a...
A liquid type cooling device, which is incorporated in an image forming apparatus, includes a heat receiving part including a heat receiving unit to transport...
US-9,354,593 Cabinet structure, electronic equipment, and image forming apparatus
A cabinet structure includes multiple cover members configured to spatially partition an inside from an outside of a cabinet, and a clearance communicating...
US-9,354,589 Cleaner, image forming apparatus using the cleaner, and voltage setting device
A cleaner is provided. The cleaner includes at least two cleaning brush members to electrostatically remove residual toner on an object; a memory; a voltage...
US-9,354,588 Image forming apparatus and image forming method that remove toner from a cleaning blade for an image bearer by...
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer rotating in a first direction while bearing a toner image thereon in a normal image forming operation; a...
US-9,354,586 Communication connector and image forming apparatus
The present invention provides a communication connector arranged on an image-forming apparatus body to provide communications with an information storage...
US-9,354,583 Information processing apparatus, method, and storage medium for generating image data specifying a type of...
An information processing apparatus is connected to a print control apparatus for generating image data. The information processing apparatus includes a...
US-9,354,582 Print control apparatus, printing system, and print control method
A print control apparatus includes a generating unit that generates clear-toner plane data based on gloss-control plane data, which contains a gloss control...
US-9,354,572 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes: a rotatable endless belt type fixing member; a pressurizing member that is opposed to the fixing member and rotates; and a nip forming...
US-9,354,567 Fixing device, fixing device control method, and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a rotatable fuser member a heater, a rotatable pressure member, a thermometer, and a feedback controller. The rotatable fuser member is...
US-9,354,538 Charging device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A charging device includes a charger and a power supply circuit. The charger is disposed opposing a latent image bearer. The power supply circuit applies to the...
US-9,354,537 Image forming apparatus for calculating shape of recording medium based on angles between conveying direction...
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit that forms an image on a recording medium; a width detector that detects positions of side edges of...
US-9,354,533 Electrophotographic toner, two-component developer containing toner, and image forming apparatus
To provide an electrophotographic toner, which contains a crystalline resin, a non-crystalline resin, a colorant, and a releasing agent, wherein the toner has a...
US-9,354,498 Light source unit, lighting apparatus and image projection apparatus
A light source unit includes a first reflector having a reflection face; a second reflector having a reflection face; a plurality of light sources; and a light...
US-9,353,553 Image forming apparatus with locking drawer unit
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit configured to form an image; a drawer unit configured to be pulled out from a body of the image...
US-9,353,274 Ink, ink cartridge, inkjet recording device, and copolymer
An ink includes water, a pigment, and a copolymer, wherein the copolymer contains a structure unit represented by the following Chemical formula 1, ...
US-9,352,922 Web conveying device, printing apparatus, and tension control method
A control unit allows a rotational position of a tension generating roller to be changed depending on a width of a web at time of the beginning of conveyance of...
US-9,352,916 Sheet conveying device, sheet discharging device, and image forming apparatus
A sheet conveying device includes a first rotating member, a second rotating member, and a biasing unit that biases the second rotating member toward the first...
US-9,352,598 Printer, method of printing, and non-transitory recording medium
A printer including an optical moving amount calculator, an angle calculator, and a moving amount corrector is provided. The optical moving amount calculator...
US-9,352,589 Modification device, modification method, computer program product, image forming apparatus, and image forming...
A modification device includes: a plasma processing unit that performs plasma processing on a processed object such that a surface of the processed object has a...
US-9,352,588 Adjustable energy source within a drum dryer of a print system
Systems and methods for collapsible energy source in a drum dryer of a print system. One system includes a dryer with a thermally conductive drum to dry a...
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