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US-9,245,445 Optical target detection
An optically-based target detection system includes a holographic detection filter designed to produce a concentrated spot when a target is present.
US-9,245,319 Image processing device, image processing method, and image forming apparatus that perform an enhancement...
An image processing device, method, computer readable storage medium, and image forming device that calculate spatial frequency of input image data and...
US-9,245,296 Expense report system with receipt image processing
A system and method for processing receipt image data is disclosed. The system includes an image capture device and an image splitting module. In one...
US-9,245,217 Optical writing device, image forming apparatus, and method for controlling optical writing device
An optical writing device forms an electrostatic latent image and includes a pixel-information acquiring unit that acquires pixel information and stores the...
US-9,245,214 Image processing compression with a defined pixel window in a linear array
A method is described that includes defining a window of one or more consecutive pixel values in a linear array of pixel values of an image. The defining...
US-9,245,197 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium
An image processing apparatus is disclosed, including a modification part, a model creation part, and a division part. The modification part instructs...
US-9,245,159 Low power radio frequency communication
A method, system and tag for low power radio frequency communication is described. In one embodiment, the RF tag comprises: an access point comprising: a first...
US-9,245,158 Low power radio frequency communication
A method, system and tag for low power radio frequency communication are described. In one embodiment, the RF tag comprises: a radio, an energy harvesting unit...
US-9,244,431 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes an elastic rotator and a cooler disposed opposite the rotator to cool the rotator with cooling air. A mover contacts and moves the...
US-9,244,424 Cleaning blade, image forming apparatus and process cartridge
A cleaning blade cleaning the surface of an object includes a rigid holder; and a strip-shaped elastic body fixed on the holder, including a tip ridgeline to...
US-9,244,423 Cleaning blade, and image forming apparatus and process cartridge using the cleaning blade
A cleaning blade includes a supporting member, and a tabular elastic member. One end portion of the elastic member is fixed to the supporting member, and the...
US-9,244,417 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer, an image forming unit, an intermediate transfer member, a secondary transfer member, an image detector, a...
US-9,244,411 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a rotatable, endless belt, a stationary heater, a stationary pad, a rotatable pressure member, and a heat conductive member. The...
US-9,244,383 Toner supplying device and image forming apparatus having a projection which interacts with a depression of a...
A toner supplying device includes: a toner container that is tubular, includes a spiral groove at an outer circumferential face, a toner discharge opening at...
US-9,244,379 Powder container and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A powder container includes a container body to accommodate powder for image forming therein, the container body including an outlet at a bottom thereof through...
US-9,244,374 Image forming apparatus
The image forming apparatus includes a process unit, a latent image writer, a power source, and a controller. The process unit is detachably attachable relative...
US-9,244,335 Imaging device and imaging method
An imaging device includes an imaging element configured to output an image signal in accordance with a target image acquired via an imaging lens, an autofocus...
US-9,244,257 Projection optical system and projector apparatus
A projection optical system comprises an image forming unit that forms an image; a refractive optical system including a plurality of lenses that enlarges and...
US-9,244,247 Auto-focus device, projection lens device, and image projection apparatus
An auto-focus device includes: a light projection lens unit that projects light emitted from a light source unit, on a projection target surface; a light...
US-9,244,149 Applications for geographically coded access points
The present invention provides systems and methods for self-labeling access points with their geographic location from received beacon frames. In particular,...
US-9,243,179 Reaction material and chemical heat pump
A reaction material for a chemical heat pump includes type III anhydrous gypsum, a magnesium compound, and Ca.sub.xMg.sub.1-xSO.sub.4. The reaction material for...
US-9,243,158 Aqueous ink for inkjet, inkjet recording device, inkjet printed matter, and inkjet recording method
An aqueous ink for inkjet recording contains water, a hydrosoluble organic solvent, resin particles, and a pigment, wherein the hydrosoluble organic solvent...
US-9,242,601 Method and device for detecting drivable region of road
A method and a device are disclosed for detecting a drivable region of a road, the method comprising the steps of: deriving a disparity map from a gray-scale...
US-9,242,482 pH detecting device, printing system, and method for manufacturing printed material
A pH detecting device includes a supplying unit to supply a pH indicator, with an inkjet head, to a surface of a material to be processed on which acidification...
US-9,242,478 Writing controlling apparatus, image forming apparatus, and computer program product
The invention is concerning the writing controlling apparatus that includes an acquiring unit configured to acquire a plurality of light amounts of a light...
US-9,242,464 Liquid droplet discharge head, image forming apparatus including same, and method of inspecting liquid droplet...
A liquid droplet discharge head includes a nozzle substrate; nozzles, disposed on the nozzle substrate, to discharge a liquid; a pressurized liquid chamber that...
US-9,241,100 Portable device with display function
A portable device has a display, a display processor displays a magnification image on a screen of the display, and an input device. The portable device further...
US-9,241,089 Image forming apparatus and method for scaling image data by a correction pixel
An image forming apparatus includes: an acquiring unit; a resolution converting unit; a receiving unit; a position determining unit; a correcting unit; and a...
US-9,239,565 Powder container, developing unit, process unit, and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A powder container that includes a container body to contain powder for image formation, a discharge outlet formed in the container body to discharge powder...
US-9,239,559 Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same
A fixing device includes a heat source; a fixing member looped into a generally cylindrical shape to rotate in a circumferential direction thereof and partially...
US-9,239,553 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotary body and a heater disposed opposite the fixing rotary body. A heat shield is movable in a circumferential direction of...
US-9,239,542 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a plurality of image forming stations, each including a developing device, a toner container containing a colored or special...
US-9,239,530 Toner for forming electrostatic image, developer, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
To provide a toner, which contains a colorant, a binder resin, and a releasing agent, wherein the toner satisfies the following (a) to (c): (a) the toner...
US-9,238,566 Sheet cutting device and image forming apparatus including the sheet cutting device
A moving unit of a sheet cutting device is movable in a sheet width direction perpendicular to a sheet feed direction in which a sheet of recording media is fed...
US-9,238,559 Auto document feeder and image forming apparatus
An auto document feeder includes a movable document table on which documents are stacked, a pickup roller that feeds a topmost document among the documents on...
US-9,238,552 Belt tracking system, roller assembly, and image forming apparatus including same
A belt tracking system for adjusting misalignment of a movable belt in an axial direction of a plurality of rollers about which the movable belt is entrained...
US-9,238,372 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body; a printhead to discharge droplets; a sub tank to hold a liquid to be supplied to the printhead for...
US-9,238,367 Droplet discharging head and image forming apparatus
A droplet discharging head includes a passage substrate in which individual liquid chambers are formed; a plurality of piezoelectric elements formed on the...
US-9,238,362 Inkjet printing apparatus
When one of first to third power supply circuits breaks down, a change-over switch performs switching of electrical connection such that drive voltage is...
US-9,237,246 Image processing apparatus, image processing system, image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium
An image processing apparatus includes a first display unit that displays a video input on an operation and display unit, a second display unit that displays an...
US-9,236,810 Voltage conversion circuit, strobe device, photographing device and method of reducing surge voltage
A voltage conversion circuit, comprising: a transformer that converts a voltage input to a primary side and outputs a converted voltage from a secondary side; a...
US-9,235,793 Information processing apparatus, storage medium, and information processing system
An information processing apparatus which has a first and second mode in which power consumption is lower than that of the first mode is disclosed that includes...
US-9,235,788 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and print system
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus including a command receiving unit that receives a print command, a detector that detects a state of the operation unit,...
US-9,235,533 Information processing apparatus, software update method, and image processing apparatus
An information processing apparatus, a software update method, and an image processing apparatus capable of encrypting and decrypting information using values...
US-9,235,453 Information processing system, information processing apparatus, and information processing method
A disclosed information processing system includes a first apparatus including a storage unit storing types of events which occur in the first apparatus so as...
US-9,235,438 Image display apparatus, image display method, and computer program product
An image display apparatus is connected to an external device through a network. The image display apparatus includes: a communication unit that receives, from...
US-9,235,177 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device comprises a rotatable fixing member to apply heat to a recording medium bearing an unfixed image thereon, a heat source to heat the fixing...
US-9,235,170 Image forming apparatus capable of obtaining good fixed condition regardless of type of gradation sequence...
An image forming apparatus comprises an image information obtainer that obtains image information, a gradation sequence processor that applies multiple types of...
US-9,235,164 Transfer device and image forming apparatus including same
A transfer device includes a nip forming member to contact a surface of an image bearing member to form a transfer nip therebetween, a pressing device, and a...
US-9,235,154 Image forming method of exposing the surface of an image carrier with light and image forming apparatus
An image forming method includes: exposing a surface of an image carrier with a light based on an image pattern including an image portion and a non-image...
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