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US-9,280,307 Information processing system, apparatus, and method
An information processing system includes first and second information processing apparatuses. The first information processing apparatus transmits a request...
US-9,280,130 Developer container, developing device, process unit, and image forming apparatus
The developer container includes a rotator that is rotated in the container body, a sequence of gears disposed outside the developer container that transmits a...
US-9,280,125 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a first image bearer, a lubricant dispenser to apply lubricant to the first image bearer, and a controller to adjust a...
US-9,280,107 Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same
A fixing device includes a rotary fixing member; a pressure roller pressed against the fixing member to form a nip in association with the fixing member; and an...
US-9,280,080 Charger and image forming apparatus
A charger is provided. The charger includes a discharge electrode, a cleaner, and a holder. The discharge electrode is composed of a wire, and the wire has a...
US-9,279,979 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes: a common optical deflector that deflects light beams from light source devices; and a scanning optical system that focuses...
US-9,279,566 Light deflector, light source device, image projecting device, and display device
Disclosed is a light deflector including a light-emitting element configured to emit a light beam with a substantially elliptical cross-sectional shape, and a...
US-9,278,823 Sheet feeding device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A sheet feeding device, which is incorporated in an image forming apparatus, includes a sheet container that contains a sheet therein, an outer end part...
US-9,278,548 Printing system, printing apparatus, and printed-matter production method
According to an aspect of the present invention, a printing apparatus includes a plasma treatment unit configured to acidify at least a surface of a print...
US-9,278,516 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body, a recording head, head tanks, a carriage, main tanks, a liquid feeder, a liquid feed controller, a...
US-9,278,482 Method and apparatus for fabricating three-dimensional object
A three-dimensional object fabrication method and apparatus to fabricate a three-dimensional object from a foamed material are provided. The method includes...
US-RE45,918 Optical scanning apparatus, optical writing apparatus, and image forming apparatus
F-theta lenses, included in scanning lens systems, are arranged on a main scanning plane facing an optical deflector and substantially linearly symmetrically on...
US-9,277,093 Method, apparatus, and computer product for managing image formation resources
Common portions of applications are extracted as common system service. A platform is formed by the common system service and a general purpose OS. A printer...
US-9,277,084 Data processing device, data processing system, and data processing method
A data processing device including a first reception unit configured to receive data and store the data in a first storage unit; a process control unit...
US-9,277,068 Metadata support in a distributed scan system
Approaches are provided for processing scan data based on a scan process definition (SPD) that defines a set of instructions for acquiring image data based on...
US-9,277,067 System, apparatus and method for enhancing scan functionality
Systems, apparatuses and methods are provided to allow a multi-functional apparatus to control a mixed mode scan job build. Different types of sheets of...
US-9,276,958 Customizing security role in device management system, apparatus and method
Systems, apparatuses and methods are provided for managing information technology devices in an information technology environment in which at least some of the...
US-9,276,398 Protective semiconductor device for secondary cell
Provided is a protective semiconductor device detecting a disconnection reliably with secondary cells including for each cell: cell-connecting terminals; a...
US-9,276,378 Surface emitting laser element and atomic oscillator
A surface emitting laser element includes a lower DBR formed on a substrate; an active layer formed above the lower DBR; an upper DBR formed on the active...
US-9,276,377 Surface-emitting laser module, optical scanner device, and image forming apparatus
A disclosed surface-emitting laser module includes a surface-emitting laser formed on a substrate to emit light perpendicular to its surface, a package...
US-9,275,349 Healthcare system integration
An approach is provided for acquiring and integrating data into external services. According to the approach, image and/or video data and identification data...
US-9,275,312 Print control apparatus, print control system, and print control method to determine a surface-effect selection...
A print control apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store surface-effect selection tables for respective pieces of recording medium information on a...
US-9,274,776 Product, method, and apparatus for installing a second program based on a call from a first program
An install method executed by an apparatus, including receiving a call from a first program when the first program is activated; and installing a second program...
US-9,274,736 Information processing apparatus, output system, information processing method, and recording medium storing...
An information processing apparatus, output system, information processing method, and an information processing program stored in a non-transitory recording...
US-9,274,624 Annotating digital files of a host computer using networked tablet computers
A computer-implemented method comprising receiving, at a tablet display unit of a first tablet that is coupled to a host computer, image data representing a...
US-9,274,575 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
In an information processing apparatus, a communication unit communicates with notifying apparatuses that store position information thereof and notifies, in a...
US-9,274,503 Sound absorber and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A sound absorber includes a duct member constituting a resonance pathway, the duct member including a pathway portion communicating ends of the duct member; a...
US-9,274,479 Optical sensor and image forming apparatus configured to detect light reflected from sheet
An optical sensor includes an irradiation system including a semiconductor laser having plural light-emitting parts; and at least one photodetector that detects...
US-9,274,465 Image forming apparatus with a heater controller and image forming method to control heating
An image forming apparatus includes a controller including a primary heating control portion to control a heater to perform a primary heating to heat a fixing...
US-9,274,461 Transfer device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A transfer device includes a transfer member and a bias applicator. The transfer member contacts a surface, on which a toner image is borne, of an image bearing...
US-9,274,445 Toner set, developer set, and image forming apparatus
A toner set, including: a transparent toner including a binder resin a, a releasing agent a and no colorant; and one or more color toners, each including a...
US-9,274,409 Image projection apparatus
Provided is an image projection apparatus, such as a projector, including a light source; an image generating element such as a DMD that receives light from the...
US-9,273,179 Decomposable polymer
A decomposable polymer represented by General Formula (1): ##STR00001## where X.sub.1 denotes a certain group; X.sub.2 denotes a certain group; R.sub.1 and...
US-9,272,866 Conveyance device, conveyance device control method, and computer program product
Provided is a conveyance device that includes: a conveyance unit configured to convey a conveyance object; a motor configured to drive the conveyance unit; a...
US-9,272,557 Image forming method and image forming apparatus
Provided is an image forming method, including: applying a treatment liquid to a recording medium; and applying a recording ink to the recording medium. The...
US-9,272,550 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit to form an image on a medium; a reciprocally moving carriage on which to mount the image forming unit;...
US-9,272,539 Image forming apparatus using a pre-processing liquid and a post-processing liquid, and an image forming method...
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including an image forming unit that ejects droplets from an image forming apparatus, and forms an image on a surface of...
US-9,272,533 Image processing method and image processing apparatus
To provide an image processing method, including: image recording, wherein an image composed of a plurality of laser drawn lines is recorded by heating by...
US-9,272,514 Inkjet head that circulates ink
An inkjet head that is able to circulate ink. The inkjet head includes a diaphragm plate, a first restrictor plate, one or more chamber plates, a second...
US-D750,702 Powder container
US-9,271,350 Lighting control circuit, lamp, and lighting control method using the lighting control circuit
A lighting control circuit includes a rectifier connected to an electric ballast to which a commercial AC power is supplied, and configured to convert an AC to...
US-9,270,942 Communication management system, communication system, computer-readable recording medium, and maintenance system
A communication management system includes a storage unit configured to store therein destination information of a first communication terminal that establishes...
US-9,270,925 Image output apparatus, image output system, and image output control program
Provided are an image output apparatus, an image output system, and an image output control program. Each of the image output apparatus, the image output...
US-9,270,849 Sheet post-processing apparatus and image forming apparatus
A sheet post-processing apparatus includes a first conveying unit configured to convey a sheet; a holding unit configured to hold the sheet conveyed by the...
US-9,270,842 Additional input sources for data acquisition at distributed scan management systems
A method and apparatus is provided for acquiring document data from additional input sources to a DSM system. In an embodiment, a DSM computing device includes...
US-9,270,836 Color measurement system to correct color data corresponding to a ratio of detected distance to a reference...
A color measuring device includes a housing; a sensor unit configured to capture an image of a region, the sensor unit being held to the housing; an...
US-9,269,006 Imaging apparatus, vehicle system, and image-processing method for image magnification and expansion
A dynamic expansion operation of an index value image is performed by specifying an index value range before correction (Gmin to Gmax) for one index value...
US-9,268,577 Information processing apparatus
An information processing apparatus includes a processor that executes an instruction stored in a fixed address area in a storage part; the storage part that...
US-9,268,505 Process management system, information processing apparatus and information processing system
A process management system includes an information processing apparatus including a computer that executes a program to perform a managing process. The...
US-9,268,300 Process unit including a rotatable shaft along a driving force vector and image forming apparatus including the...
A process unit includes a photosensitive member that carries an image; a developing device that has a developer carrying member carrying a developer to be...
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