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US-9,229,408 Toner Estimation Mechanism
A method is disclosed. The method includes estimating a quantity of toner to be used to print a job at a printer by calculating a buildup of toner at edges of...
US-9,229,399 Image forming apparatus and method having a forcible toner consumption process
An image forming apparatus includes multiple image forming units each including a latent image bearer and a developing device, a transfer device to transfer...
US-9,229,389 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes an endless belt, a heater disposed opposite the endless belt to heat the endless belt, and a pressing rotary body contacting an outer...
US-9,229,381 Cleaning device, fixing device including the cleaning device, and image forming apparatus including the fixing...
A cleaning device includes a web sheet, a holding member, a reel member, a drive device, a pressing member, and a rotational load-applying device. The web sheet...
US-9,229,379 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a rotatable fixing member; a heating source configured to heat the fixing member; an opposing member configured to come into contact...
US-9,229,375 Intermediate transfer belt and method of preparing the same, and image forming apparatus
An intermediate transfer belt includes a polyimide resin or a polyamideimide resin including only .gamma.-butyrolactone of from 5 to 5,000 ppm as a residual...
US-9,229,372 Developing device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A developing device is provided. The developing device includes a developer carrier, a regulator, a first developer storing chamber, a plurality of conveyers...
US-9,229,361 Developer conveyance device, image forming apparatus, and developer conveyance method
An image forming apparatus includes a developing device; a developer conveyance device including a developer container, a developer reservoir to receive...
US-9,229,347 Carrier for two-component developer, two-component developer using the carrier, and process cartridge and image...
A carrier for use in a two-component developer for developing an electrostatic latent image is provided. The carrier includes a particulate magnetic core; and a...
US-9,229,305 Image projection apparatus, control method, and computer-readable storage medium
An image projection apparatus includes a light source configured to cause a light-emitting material to emit light by an electric discharge between a pair of...
US-9,229,225 Optical scanning device and image forming apparatus
An optical scanning device includes a plurality of scanning optical systems that focus light beams deflected by an optical deflector onto corresponding scanning...
US-9,229,206 Projection optical system and image projection apparatus
Disclosed is a projection optical system, including a first lens group configured to include at least one lens and have a positive refractive power, a second...
US-9,228,825 Positional change measurement device, positional change measurement method, and image forming apparatus
An objective is to achieve a positional change measurement device which measures positional change of a dynamic measured surface by using speckle patterns while...
US-9,227,430 Processing object modifying apparatus, printing apparatus, printing system, and method for manufacturing printout
A processing object modifying apparatus includes a conveying unit that conveys a processing object; a plasma processing unit that performs plasma processing...
US-9,227,395 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing system
An image processing apparatus includes an acquiring unit, a first calculating unit, a setting unit, a second calculating unit, a first generating unit, and a...
US-9,219,866 Dynamic adjustment of multimode lightfield imaging system using exposure condition and filter position
An adjustable multimode lightfield imaging system. A non-homogeneous filter module is positioned at the pupil plane of the lightfield imaging system and...
US-9,219,865 Imaging apparatus capable of detecting and displaying information with respect to an incline thereof
An imaging apparatus including an incline detection device configured to detect an incline of the imaging apparatus, an image display device configured to...
US-9,219,846 Information processing system having improved authentication for data output request, information processing...
An information processing system including at least one information processing apparatus includes a first memory unit that stores information indicative of a...
US-9,219,845 Information storage system and information storage method
An information storage system including information processing devices; an information storage device connected to the information processing devices; an access...
US-9,219,833 Automatic document feeder, image reading device, and image forming apparatus
An automatic document feeder comprises: a feeding unit that causes an image of a first side of a document to be read by a first image reading unit; a second...
US-9,219,675 Communication device, communication system, and computer program product
A communication device connected to a plurality of communication target devices, includes an address storage unit storing addresses of the communication target...
US-9,219,539 Communication system, transmission apparatus, reception apparatus, and communication method
A communication system includes transmission apparatuses and a reception apparatus. Each transmission apparatus includes a data input processing unit to which...
US-9,215,427 Attached matter detector and in-vehicle device controller using the same
An attached matter detector includes a light source; an imager receiving transmitted light from a predetermined imaging region on a light-receiving region for...
US-9,215,415 Communication server, communication system, and communication method
A communication server includes a checking unit that checks a terminal management table, a determination unit that determines whether group identification...
US-9,215,380 Information processor, information processing method, and computer program product
An information processor includes: a storage unit that stores therein output control information used for setting an output environment of an external output...
US-9,215,371 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
An imaging apparatus includes an image sensor; an image obtainer that obtains a plurality of images from the image sensor; a posture detector that obtains...
US-9,214,303 Switch device system, switch device apparatus, computer program product
A system includes a switch operation unit configured to be mechanically operated to be in on or off state; a detecting unit configured to detect whether the...
US-9,213,864 Data processing apparatus and validity verification method
A data processing apparatus includes an auxiliary storage device having target verification data stored therein, a program memory having a validity verification...
US-9,213,805 Approach for managing access to data on client devices
A device management system is configured to manage access to electronic documents on client devices using policies. The policies specify one or more download...
US-9,213,734 Method and system for storing and retrieving data
A method of accessing data in a database management system includes in a first storage structure, storing one or more datasets for each of plural devices, each...
US-9,213,510 Print scheduling mechanism
A method disclosed. The method includes receiving a plurality of jobs at a printing environment, collecting a first set of the plurality jobs at a first filter...
US-9,213,505 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program product
An information processing apparatus includes: a generating unit that generates a print job including one or more print data, first information indicating the...
US-9,213,297 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus is disclosed that includes a power storage unit. The power storage unit includes a constant voltage generation part configured to...
US-9,213,295 Glossing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A glossing device for imparting gloss to a toner image formed on a recording medium includes a plurality of rollers, a looped, endless belt, a pressure member,...
US-9,213,291 Control system for forming image, image forming apparatus, image forming apparatus control method, and...
A control apparatus for controlling an image forming apparatus that forms and outputs an image on paper, a method of controlling the image forming apparatus,...
US-9,213,281 Fixing device with mechanism capable of heating fixing rotary body by electromagnetic induction effectively and...
A fixing device includes a heat generator including a first non-conductive portion having a first width in an axial direction of the heat generator and a second...
US-9,213,274 Grinding roller, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
There is provided a grinding roller for use in a fixing device including a pair of rotary fixing members that rotate while being pressed against each other to...
US-9,213,272 Image forming apparatus including a holding member to hold a roller relative to a frame
An image forming apparatus includes multiple image bearing members, toner image forming devices, and a transfer unit. The transfer unit includes an intermediate...
US-9,213,271 Cleaner, and image forming apparatus using the cleaner
A cleaner includes a cleaning member electrostatically removing toner on an object; a first electricity supplier supplying a first voltage (or current) with...
US-9,213,270 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes: a rotatable transfer member rotatably driven while carrying a toner image thereon; a rotary transfer member to form a...
US-9,213,261 Toner container and manufacturing method for toner container
A toner container includes a cylindrical container body, having a first opening in a first end thereof and a notch in a circumferential surface thereof...
US-9,213,173 Zoom lens system
A zoom lens system includes a negative first lens group, a positive second lens group, a negative third lens group, and a positive fourth lens group. Upon...
US-9,213,172 Zoom lens unit and camera
A zoom lens unit comprises a first and fourth lens groups with positive refractive power, a second and third lens groups with negative refractive power. The...
US-9,212,132 (Meth)acrylic acid ester, activation energy ray curing composition, and inkjet recording ink
(Meth)acrylic acid ester, which contains one or more partial structures each represented by the following formula 1 in a molecule thereof, wherein the partial...
US-9,212,020 Sheet processing apparatus and image forming system
A sheet processing apparatus including a first conveying member that conveys a sheet, a second conveying member that receives the sheet conveyed by the first...
US-9,211,742 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and recording medium storing an image forming program
An image forming apparatus can detect a foreign object promptly during homing operation. After starting the homing operation, the image forming apparatus...
US-9,211,726 Image forming method and image forming apparatus
To provide an image forming method, which contains: applying a treatment liquid onto a recording medium; and applying a recording ink onto the recording medium,...
US-9,210,551 Wireless communication method and wireless communication system requiring acknowledgement frame from receiving side
In the invention, wireless communication devices transmit beacon frames in an order in compliance with a CSMA/CA protocol. A wireless communication device as a...
US-9,210,375 Transmission system and transmitting method
A transmission system that transmits and receives base data, which is necessary for reproducing image and audio, and extended data, which is used for improving...
US-9,210,374 Transmission terminal, image display control method, image display control program, recording medium, and...
A transmission terminal is connected to a display apparatus for outputting image data for displaying on the display apparatus, including: a resolution obtaining...
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