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US-1,005,4895 Image forming apparatus and image forming method
An image forming apparatus includes an intermediate transfer body; an image formation unit, configured to form a toner image on the intermediate transfer body;...
US-1,005,4885 Pressure and pressure relief device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A pressure and pressure relief device includes a rotator, a pressure body, a first pressure lever, and a biasing mechanism. The biasing mechanism includes a...
US-1,005,4884 Drive transmission mechanism having a high reduction ratio for use in a fixing device
A fixing device, which is included in an image forming apparatus, includes a heater, a heating target body, a biasing body, a pressure body, a moving body, a...
US-1,005,4873 Toner container having protrusions projecting from opposite sides of the toner container
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-1,005,4870 Surface-emitting laser, surface-emitting laser array, laser device, ignitor, internal combustion engine,...
A surface-emitting laser includes an active layer on which a spacer layer is disposed, and a reflection mirror disposed on the spacer layer, including a current...
US-1,005,4868 Carrier, two-component developer, developer for replenishment, process cartridge, image forming apparatus, and...
A carrier includes a core and a covering layer covering the core and including at least carbon black and a filler. The maximum height Ry of the surface of the...
US-1,005,4864 Toner, toner stored unit, and image forming apparatus
A toner including a binder resin, wherein a toner extract obtained by drying an extraction liquid obtained through Soxhlet extraction of the toner with...
US-1,005,4834 Electrochromic element
An electrochromic element is provided. The electrochromic element includes a first electrode, a second electrode, an electrolyte disposed between the first...
US-1,005,3317 Contact-and-separation system, image forming apparatus, and contact-and-separation method
A contact-and-separation system includes a first roller, a second roller, and a contact-and-separation device. The first roller contacts a belt. The second...
US-1,005,2901 Multi-pass microwave dryers for printing systems
Microwave dryers that utilize multi-path and/or space saving configurations are disclosed. In a multi-path configuration, a print medium makes two or more...
US-1,005,2887 Serpentine microwave dryers for printing systems
Serpentine microwave dryers and a method of fabricating same are disclosed. The serpentine microwave dryers utilize microwave waveguides that includes passages...
US-D826,322 Printer
US-1,005,1562 Communication apparatus, power control method, and recording medium
A communication apparatus includes: a transceiver configured to receive a receive window size for use in communication with at least one communication...
US-1,005,1412 Locational information transmission system, locational information transmission apparatus, and information...
A locational information transmission apparatus that transmits information for identifying a location is provided. The locational information transmission...
US-1,005,1141 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
An information processing apparatus includes a mode setting unit in which a value indicating whether a scanning device is for simplex scanning or duplex...
US-1,005,0517 Power supply apparatus converting input voltage to predetermined output voltage and controlling output voltage...
A power supply apparatus of the present invention has an input terminal and an output terminal, and converts an input voltage at the input terminal into a...
US-1,004,9605 Display apparatus, display control method, and display system
A display apparatus includes an image acquisition unit, an image extraction unit, a registration unit, a display control unit, a coordinate generation unit, and...
US-1,004,9292 Intelligent delivery system based on metrics and analytics
Tools are provided including intelligent provisions to perform processing of mail at a mailcenter that services plural mail service customers, such as, for...
US-1,004,9200 Electronic seal, authentication system, and computer-readable recording medium
An electronic seal includes a detector configured to detect contact of a contact surface; a generator configured to generate a pattern on the contact surface in...
US-1,004,8914 Simultaneous display of different finishing results of multiple render units
An information processing device is for creating render data by using a print job including print data and setting information. The information processing...
US-1,004,8900 Image generation-output control apparatus, method of controlling image generation-output control apparatus, and...
An image generation-output control apparatus in an image processing system for controlling an image generation and output operation based on an instruction...
US-1,004,8808 Input operation detection device, projection apparatus, interactive whiteboard, digital signage, and projection...
An input operation detection device to detect input operation input to an image includes a first and second imaging parts and a processor to detect input...
US-1,004,8644 Powder container and image forming apparatus
A powder container is insertable in an image forming apparatus, and includes a main-body interlocking portion that is rotatable and protrudes toward an upstream...
US-1,004,8638 Drive transmission device and image forming apparatus incorporating the drive transmission device
A drive transmission device, which is included in an image forming apparatus and detachably attached to an apparatus body configured to include a driven body to...
US-1,004,8628 Image forming apparatus, foreign object detecting system, and method for producing foreign object detecting system
An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body accommodating an image forming device, a foreign object detector that detects a foreign object beside the...
US-1,004,8621 Nozzle insertion member, powder container, and image forming apparatus
A nozzle insertion member arranged in a powder container includes a nozzle insertion opening; an opening/closing member opening/closing the nozzle insertion...
US-1,004,8615 Powder container and image forming apparatus
A powder container includes a discharge port, and a container identifier shape portion provided on a front end surface of the powder container in an insertion...
US-1,004,8490 Drive system, video device, image projection device, and drive control method
A drive system includes an actuator, a waveform generating unit, a driving amplifier, and a bias amplifier. The actuator includes a drive unit. The waveform...
US-1,004,4905 Image processing apparatus, recording medium, and method
An disclosed image processing apparatus reproduces an input pixel expressed by a gray level through a printing process performed on a plurality of segmented...
US-1,004,3289 Automatic centroid determination of microlens arrays in plenoptic imaging systems
One aspect determines centroids of a plenoptic image, which correspond to the center view of the plenoptic image. A search band spanning a range of different...
US-1,004,3117 Image processing system, method of controlling image processing system, and storage medium
An image processing system includes a server to control a plurality of processes performable in the image processing system, a first image forming apparatus...
US-1,004,3090 Information processing device, information processing method, computer-readable recording medium, and...
An information processing device inspects a target image that contains an image of an inspection target. The information processing device includes a...
US-1,004,2905 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and data conversion method
An information processing apparatus may include a plurality of converting units respectively configured to execute a predetermined data conversion from one data...
US-1,004,2344 Electric apparatus, electric apparatus controlling method, and recording medium
An electric apparatus includes an electric device that performs operation using electric power being supplied, a receiver that receives one or more control...
US-1,004,2315 Blade and image forming apparatus and cleaning device incorporating same
An elastic blade includes a contact edge to contact a contact object, an edge region including the contact edge and having a thickness smaller than or equal to...
US-1,004,2314 Cleaning device, process cartridge incorporating the cleaning device, and image forming apparatus incorporating...
A cleaning device, which is included in a process cartridge and an image forming apparatus, includes a cleaning blade configured to remove a material attached...
US-1,004,2311 Drive transmission device and image forming apparatus incorporating the drive transmission device
A drive transmission device, which is included in an image forming apparatus, includes a drive transmission device including first and second rotary bodies,...
US-1,004,2297 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a flexible endless belt formed into a loop and having an inner circumferential surface, a heater to heat the endless belt, and a nip...
US-1,004,2295 Fixing device, image forming apparatus, and image forming method
A fixing device includes an endless belt being applied with a lubricant on an inner circumferential surface of the endless belt. A pressure rotator presses...
US-1,004,2294 Separation device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A separation device includes a separator that separates a recording medium from a rotator and a plurality of recesses disposed on a conveyance path side face of...
US-1,004,2293 Image forming apparatus having transfer bias power controller
An image forming apparatus includes a transfer power supply and a controller. The controller is configured to execute control for an end-portion voltage that is...
US-1,004,2288 Image forming apparatus capable of effectively developing images
An image forming apparatus, a process cartridge, and a developing unit includes a developer carrying member to carry developer, first and second rotary members...
US-1,004,1927 Optical sensor, and devices incorporating the same
An optical sensor including an abutment part configured to abut one edge of an object to be measured, a wall extending along a side of the object to be measured...
US-1,004,0961 Cleaning solution, set of ink and cleaning solution, cleaning solution stored container, inkjet printing...
Provided is a cleaning solution used for cleaning an ink containing a resin in an amount of 5 percent by mass or greater, the cleaning solution including a...
US-1,004,0647 Paper feeding device and image forming apparatus
When a paper feeding ray is set, an arm of a one-armed pinion makes a contact with an abutting member formed in a main unit to which the paper feeding tray is...
US-1,004,0351 Information provision device, information provision method, and recording medium storing information provision...
An information provision device, information provision method, and a non-transitory recording medium storing a program for causing a computer to execute the...
US-1,004,0278 Conveyed object detection apparatus, conveyance apparatus, and conveyed object detection method
A conveyed object detection apparatus includes an optical sensor configured to receive light reflected by a conveyed object; a detection unit configured to use...
US-1,003,9452 Optical sensor, optical testing device, and optical characteristic detection method
An optical sensor includes an irradiation system including at least one light irradiator to irradiate light onto an object under test; and a detection system...
US-1,003,8822 Image forming apparatus management system, image forming apparatus, managing apparatus, terminal apparatus,...
A disclosed managing apparatus and image forming apparatus management system ensure confidentiality of information in an image forming apparatus while usability...
US-1,003,8813 Information processing system and information processing method
An information processing system includes an image processing apparatus and a server device, the image processing apparatus including: a read controller that...
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