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US-9,332,220 Apparatus, system, and method of managing data, and recording medium
A transmission management system stores association information that associates, for each one of a plurality of starting terminals, starting terminal...
US-9,332,173 Imaging device having motion detector and in-focus position estimating unit, and imaging method
An imaging device is configured to include an imaging lens, an imaging unit which acquires image data based on an optical image of a subject received via the...
US-9,332,155 Digital image halftone conversion with selective enhancement
A method is disclosed. The method includes receiving a first image as a continuous tone image, screening the image to render a second image as a (Halftone...
US-9,332,145 Prevention of empty media trays in a print system
System and methods for prevention of empty media trays in a print system. In one embodiment, a system includes a print controller configured to receive a print...
US-9,331,999 Information processing system and authentication method
An information processing system includes a first authentication function unit that issues first authentication information which is necessary to perform an...
US-9,331,788 Communication device and communication method
A communication device includes a signal correcting unit that performs signal correction on an electric signal indicating information to be transmitted to...
US-9,330,474 Distinguishing between stock keeping units using a physical dimension of a region depicted in an image
The disclosure includes a system and method for distinguishing between stock keeping units of similar appearance that vary in size. An image recognition...
US-9,330,403 Delivery control apparatus, information delivery system, and information delivery method
A delivery control apparatus is connected to an electronic apparatus. The delivery control apparatus includes: an acquiring unit that acquires electronic...
US-9,330,320 Object detection apparatus, object detection method, object detection program and device control system for...
An object detection apparatus mountable to a moveable apparatus for detecting an object existing outside the moveable apparatus by capturing a plurality of...
US-9,330,285 Device management system and device management method
A device management system includes a device management apparatus and a device managed by the device management apparatus. The device management apparatus...
US-9,329,825 Information processing apparatus, computer-readable storage medium, and method that generate a screen based on...
A printer driver includes an assigning unit that assigns a setting value based on storage location information specifying a storage location for each setting...
US-9,329,823 Repository-based print services
An approach is provided for a service provider to identify documents to include in a client's repository and for the client to print the documents from the...
US-9,329,808 User interfaces for rule-based workflow generation in a print shop environment
Systems and methods are provided for user interfaces that aid a user in rule-based workflow generation. The system accesses activities available at a print...
US-9,329,706 Display device with touch panel, event switching control method, and computer-readable storage medium
A display device includes a touch panel; a coordinate detecting unit configured to detect coordinates on a display surface of the touch panel; a special pen...
US-9,329,562 Electric apparatus and residual electric charge discharging method
Example embodiments of the present invention include a power source; a load circuit; a relay provided between the power source and the load circuit; a...
US-9,329,556 Print control apparatus and method which determine the type of image data and generate the image data using the...
A print control apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store therein a plurality of surface-effect selection tables for respective pieces of recording...
US-9,329,545 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator and an opposed rotator disposed opposite the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip therebetween through which a...
US-9,329,542 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a pressure rotator pressed against an outer circumferential...
US-9,329,533 Cleaning device and image forming apparatus including same
A cleaning device includes a plurality of cleaners. The plurality of cleaners includes at least a first cleaner, a second cleaner, and a third cleaner arranged...
US-9,329,529 Toner container and image forming apparatus in which the toner container has protrusions which interact with...
A system with a container including a protrusion, and a receiver to receive the container. The receiver includes a slide block that is movable relative to a...
US-9,329,526 Developer container, developer replenishing device, developing device, and image forming apparatus using same
A developer container removably installable in an apparatus body of an image forming apparatus includes a container body to contain developer, a cap connectable...
US-9,329,519 Charging roller, charging device and image forming apparatus incorporating same, and method of calculating...
A charging roller to apply voltage to a target to charge the target has a surface having a color set in one of a range according to CIE L*a*b* color space and a...
US-9,329,466 Image projection apparatus in which lamp power is determined by measured illuminance
An image projection apparatus includes: an illuminance sensor for measuring surrounding illuminance; an image data processing unit that increases a gradation...
US-9,329,464 Image projection apparatus including two ventilation units
An image projection apparatus includes a light source; an intake port to take in low-temperature air into the image projection apparatus; an exhaust port to...
US-9,329,463 Image projection apparatus
An image projection apparatus includes a light source, light from which is used to form an image to be projected, a first flow path, a control unit configured...
US-9,329,367 Zoom lens, camera, and portable information terminal device
A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side, first, second, third, and fourth lens groups with positive, negative, negative, and...
US-9,329,134 Reflection type optical sensor and image generation apparatus
A reflection type optical sensor that detect a surface condition of a moving body and that is used for an image generation apparatus which forms images on a...
US-9,327,524 Dryer and inkjet image forming apparatus
A dryer for drying an ink image formed on a recording medium is provided. The dryer includes a selective heating dryer, a uniform heating dryer, and a...
US-9,326,357 Lighting device, local device, lighting control system, and lighting control method
A lighting control method for use in a lighting control system is disclosed. The lighting control method includes acquiring an influence coefficient of each of...
US-9,326,315 Area-limited self-organized network management method, communications apparatus, and system
Disclosed are an area-limited self-organized wireless network management method, a communication apparatus, and a system. The method comprises a step of, when a...
US-9,326,022 Wireless communication system, wireless communication device, and wireless communication method
In a wireless communication system, a wireless transmitter generates a TS packet that includes a PCR value based on a timer value for a time preceding an offset...
US-9,325,907 Zoom lens and camera
A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side, a first lens group having a positive refractive power, a second lens group having a negative refractive...
US-9,325,784 Device management device and recording medium
A device management apparatus is connected to a device and an asset management device via a network. The device management apparatus includes a processor that...
US-9,323,917 Information processing system, information processor, image forming apparatus, and information processing method
An information processing system including multiple apparatuses capable of executing one or more applications and an information processor connected to the...
US-9,323,490 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing device that displays a printed material, includes a first calculator configured to calculate display data based on: original data of an...
US-9,323,487 Providing an integrated, feature oriented ad-hoc printing device selection system for mobile client devices
An integrated printer driver includes the capability to discover available ad-hoc printing devices and obtain the features and options currently supported by...
US-9,323,482 Print control system, method of controlling printing, and recording medium
The print control system includes a data conversion apparatus including a data conversion unit that converts application data to print data; an image processing...
US-9,323,480 Image forming system, print data management device, and method of controlling print data management device
An image forming system including a print data management device and an image forming apparatus, the image forming apparatus receiving print data associated...
US-9,323,478 System, apparatus, and information processing method
An apparatus includes an operating unit. The operating unit includes one or more processors each configured to transmit an execution request for executing a...
US-9,323,208 Electric motor system and motor control method
An electric motor system includes a brushless direct-current motor, a driver circuit, a position sensor, and a control circuit. The motor has an output shaft...
US-9,323,200 Image forming apparatus that performs parameter correction processing according to an image density in a...
An image forming apparatus includes an image information acquisition unit that acquires image information; a toner image formation unit that forms, in response...
US-9,323,188 Image forming apparatus for preventing deformation of continuous forms
In a fixing apparatus of an image forming apparatus, a heating member melts and fixes the unfixed toner. A heat controller controls temperatures of opposite end...
US-9,323,176 Powder supply device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A powder supply device to supply powder to a supply destination includes a body, a single holder including multiple mounts on which multiple powder containers...
US-9,323,171 Optical scanning device including a rotating polygon mirror and image forming apparatus incorporating same
An optical scanning device including a light source and a rotating polygon mirror having a plurality of reflective surfaces scans a scan area of a surface in a...
US-9,323,170 Image forming apparatus with a controller to set transfer bias
An image forming apparatus includes a transfer device to transfer a toner image from an image bearing member onto a recording medium, disposed opposite the...
US-9,323,040 Eyepiece lens system and image observation device
An eyepiece lens system forms a magnified virtual image of an object to be observed, the system including: a first group disposed adjacent to an image display...
US-9,322,458 Gear transmission device, process unit including the gear transmission device, and image forming apparatus...
A gear transmission device includes a drive rotator and a driven external gear. The drive rotator includes a drive internal gear to rotate about a rotary shaft....
US-9,321,931 Pre-processing fluid, ink set, image forming apparatus, and image forming method
A pre-processing fluid contains water, a water soluble organic solvent, a water soluble flocculant, a compound represented by ...
US-9,321,926 Ink for inkjet recording, ink cartridge, and ink-recorded matter
An ink for inkjet recording includes water; a hydrosoluble solvent; a pigment; and a copolymer including a phosphonic acid group. The copolymer including a...
US-9,321,923 Aqueous ink for inkjet, ink cartridge, and inkjet recording device
Aqueous ink for inkjet that contains water; a hydrosoluble organic solvent; a pigment; and a resin, wherein the hydrosoluble organic solvent comprises...
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