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US-9,177,235 Image forming apparatus and power supply control method
An image forming apparatus includes a power supply control unit that performs control of switching a power supply source to an auxiliary power supply that...
US-9,177,233 Display processing apparatus, image forming system, and computer-readable storage medium
A display processing apparatus includes a receiving unit configured to receive display information indicating whether gloss-control plane image data is...
US-9,177,232 Information processing device, method of processing information, and computer-readable recording medium for...
An information processing device includes a receiving unit, a processing range determination unit, and a contour extraction unit. The receiving unit receives...
US-9,176,984 Mixed media reality retrieval of differentially-weighted links
An MMR system for publishing comprises a plurality of mobile devices, an MMR gateway, an MMR matching unit and an MMR publisher integrated into a network with...
US-9,176,776 Apparatus, method, and computer-readable recording medium for processing data
A data processing apparatus includes a first storage that stores information pertaining to an order in which multiple process flows are executed, the execution...
US-9,176,691 Output control device and output control method
An output control device includes an output instruction unit configured to give an instruction for outputting a single output information item, to an...
US-9,176,682 Job performing control system, job performing system and job performing control method
A job performing control system that includes at least an apparatus and controls a job performing apparatus that performs a job, includes a job storing unit...
US-9,176,601 Information processing device, computer-readable storage medium, and projecting system
An information processing device includes a storage unit configured to store a predetermined motion of a user who uses an operating device and an attribute of...
US-9,176,462 Image forming apparatus having a drawer unit with a paper-feeding conveying path therein
An image forming apparatus having a drawer unit that includes therein a paper-feeding conveying path for conveying a recording medium conveyed from a paper...
US-9,176,457 Image forming apparatus and waste toner conveying device incorporated in same
An image forming apparatus includes a waste toner conveying device including a primary conveyor to convey waste toner discharged from a plurality of primary...
US-9,176,453 Reduction gear unit and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A reduction gear unit incorporatable in an image forming apparatus includes planetary gear mechanisms each including a sun gear, an outer gear, planetary gears...
US-9,176,445 Fixing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A fixing device includes a separator disposed downstream from a fixing nip formed between a fixing rotary body and a pressing rotary body in a recording medium...
US-9,176,444 Fixing unit position-adjusting apparatus and image forming apparatus
The present invention is concerning to a fixing unit position-adjusting apparatus including: a first member configured to include a positioning portion that is...
US-9,176,440 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator and an abutment rotator contacting the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip therebetween through which a recording...
US-9,176,439 Image forming apparatus, method of setting fixing temperature, and computer program product
An image forming apparatus includes: an identification information acquiring unit that acquires identification information to identify a user; a usage history...
US-9,176,438 Image forming apparatus and method of arranging sheet detector
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming device to form a toner image on a recording medium under a prescribed image forming condition, a fixing...
US-9,176,431 Developing device and image forming apparatus and process cartridge incorporating same
A developing device includes a developer bearer to carry, by rotation, developer including toner and magnetic carrier to a development range facing a latent...
US-9,176,430 Developing device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A developing device includes a developer bearer to carry developer, disposed facing an image bearer, a developer conveyance member disposed facing the developer...
US-9,176,425 Developer replenishing device to transport developer from developer container, image forming apparatus...
A developer replenishing device includes a container mount to hold a developer container to contain developer used in image formation, an installation...
US-9,176,424 Toner container and image forming apparatus
A toner container for use with an image forming apparatus. The toner container comprises a toner storage section, a toner outlet at a circumferential surface of...
US-9,176,419 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-9,176,417 Surface-emitting laser device, surface-emitting laser array, optical scanner, image forming apparatus, and...
A surface-emitting laser device includes a transparent dielectric layer provided in an emitting region and configured to cause a reflectance at a peripheral...
US-9,176,416 Charging device, image forming apparatus and image forming method
A charging device according to an embodiment includes a surface potential sensor configured to output a result of detecting a surface potential of a...
US-9,176,409 Toner, development agent, toner container, and image forming apparatus
Toner contains a mother toner particle containing a binder resin and a coloring agent and an external additive to cover the mother toner particle, wherein the...
US-9,176,406 Toner, development agent, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
Toner contains a binder resin containing a crystalline resin having a urethane and/or urea bonding; and a colorant, wherein in a diffraction spectrum of the...
US-9,176,402 Method for manufacturing toner, toner and image forming method
A method for manufacturing a toner, including at least: dissolving or dispersing a toner material including at least any one of a binder resin and a precursor...
US-9,174,817 Sheet conveying device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A sheet conveying device, which is incorporated in an image forming apparatus, includes a sheet holding and conveying roller pair having two rollers to convey a...
US-9,174,459 Imaging system, writing head, and image forming apparatus
An imaging system includes incidence faces composed of optical faces having an image focusing function; prisms; and exit faces. The incidence faces are arranged...
US-9,173,246 Information management system, wireless terminal, and management method
An information management system is disclosed that includes a wireless terminal configured to store identification data of the wireless terminal used to...
US-9,173,188 Communication apparatus, position information management system, and position information management method
A communication apparatus which transmits information on a position at which the communication apparatus is positioned is disclosed. The communication apparatus...
US-9,172,931 Projection display device, information processing device, projection display system, and program
A projection display device including: an image light projecting unit that projects image light on a screen; a distance measurement unit that measures distance...
US-9,172,845 Management apparatus, image forming apparatus management system for managing usage of the image forming apparatus
A management apparatus connected to an image forming apparatus for managing usage of the image forming apparatus is disclosed. The management apparatus includes...
US-9,172,839 Image forming apparatus, control method and storage medium
An image forming apparatus includes a first device to which a first memory is connected; a second device to which a second memory is connected; and a third...
US-9,172,831 Image handling apparatus, image processing system, image process controlling method, and image process...
An image handling apparatus is disclosed, including an operation panel, hardware resources, a transferring part, and an image generation controlling part. The...
US-9,172,825 Data output apparatus, data output system, and data output control method for preventing leakage of personal...
An image forming apparatus Gk of a data output system includes a data output time calculation function unit that calculates a predicted output time necessary...
US-9,172,824 Apparatus, system, and method of inspecting image, and recording medium storing image inspection control program
An apparatus, system, method, and non-transitory recording medium storing an image inspection control program, each of which is capable of inspecting a printed...
US-9,172,764 Generating a platform for social interaction
The disclosure includes a system and method for identifying discussion groups related to a video that a user would find to be interesting. A recognition...
US-9,172,746 Information processing system
An information processing system includes multiple network segments to which one or more information processors are connectable. The network segments includes a...
US-9,172,405 Light device and positional information management system
A light device includes a substrate on which a light source is provided; and a positional information transmitter that is provided on a surface of the substrate...
US-9,171,522 Image projection device, light/dark-level processing method, and computer-readable storage medium
An image projection device includes an acquiring unit configured to acquire a first ratio of a second distance to a first distance. The first distance is a...
US-9,171,202 Data organization and access for mixed media document system
A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system and associated techniques are disclosed. The MMR system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes...
US-9,171,184 Transmission terminal, transmission system and recording medium
A transmission terminal includes an authentication unit that determines, when the transmission terminal is not connected to a network, whether authentication of...
US-9,171,166 Data processing apparatus and computer-readable recording medium
Disclosed is a data processing apparatus providing a predetermined function by executing a program for the data processing apparatus, including a first storage...
US-9,170,761 Mechanism for automatically disabling printer separator pages
A computer generated method disclosed. The method includes receiving a print job, analyzing the print job data stream, determining if the print job data stream...
US-9,170,561 Cooling device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A cooling device, which is included in an image forming apparatus, includes multiple air blowers to cool a cooling target provided to the image forming...
US-9,170,558 Image forming apparatus and process cartridge including a cleaning blade which includes a cured composition
An image forming apparatus, which contains: an image bearing member; a charging unit; an exposing unit; a developing unit; a transferring unit; and a cleaning...
US-9,170,557 Cleaning blade, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A cleaning blade includes a blade member formed of a strip-shaped rubber material and having a leading-edge ridge line portion to contact a moving surface of a...
US-9,170,554 Cleaning device, process cartridge, and image forming apparatus
A cleaning device includes a brush to contact a photoconductive member, a roller to contact the brush, and a blade. The blade is located along the roller in a...
US-9,170,544 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus for forming an image on each of recording media includes an optical sensor to irradiate each of the recording media with light to...
US-9,170,531 Image forming apparatus with a restriction device that controls separate drive sources
An image forming apparatus includes a rotary shaft, a first image bearing member, a nip forming member, a moving device, and a restriction device. The first...
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