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US-9,582,890 Superpixel-based image segmentation using shading and albedo decomposition
Embodiments segment received image data. The received image data may include pixels that have multiple channels of intensity values. The image data is...
US-9,582,067 Information processing apparatus, method and computer-readable storage medium for power control under a...
An information processing apparatus includes an application program; a power control unit configured to switch power modes so as to control ON/OFF of power...
US-9,581,953 Rotary drive device and image forming apparatus
A rotary drive device includes a drive motor and drive transmission portion, which transmits a rotational drive force of the motor to a driven rotor and...
US-9,581,948 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing rotator and a pressure rotator pressed against a nip formation pad via the fixing rotator to form a fixing nip between the...
US-9,581,945 Fixing exit guide plate, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A fixing exit guide plate for use in a fixing device, which supports the conveyance of a paper while being curved in a direction opposite to a curl direction of...
US-9,581,937 Powder container and image forming apparatus
A powder conveying device includes: a conveying nozzle, provided with a powder receiving opening; an open/close member to open/close the powder receiving...
US-9,581,936 Developing device and image forming apparatus including a contact member which is elastically deformed
A developing device includes: a developer bearer configured to bear developer thereon; a developer conveyance path for conveying developer to be fed to the...
US-9,581,733 Anti-reflection coating and optical member comprising same
An anti-reflection coating having an three-layer structure comprising first to third layers formed in this order on a substrate, the substrate having a...
US-9,580,261 Conveying apparatus, image forming apparatus, and conveying control method
A conveying apparatus includes a first conveying unit that conveys a recording medium, a reversing unit that reverses the recording medium conveyed by the first...
US-9,579,918 Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and conveyor line system using image processing apparatus
Provided is an image processing method, the method including heating a thermoreversible recording medium with laser beams to erase an image which has been...
US-9,578,491 Transmission management system and transmission system
A disclosed transmission management system includes a receiver unit to receive alteration information for altering a communication status of a first...
US-9,578,286 Communication management system, communication terminal, communication system, communication control method,...
A communication management system transmits a request for obtaining capability information indicating capability of a first communication terminal of a...
US-9,578,243 Photographing apparatus and photographing control method
A photographing apparatus includes a movable-member driver configured to move a movable member in a direction that is different from an optical axis of a...
US-9,578,079 Distribution control system, distribution system, distribution control method, and computer-readable storage medium
A distribution control system that is connected to one or more communication terminals that output image (sound) data and transmits the image (sound) data to...
US-9,576,367 Object detection method and device
Disclosed is an object detection method used to detect an object in an image pair corresponding to a current frame. The image pair includes an original image of...
US-9,576,342 Image processing apparatus, non-transitory computer-readable medium, and image processing method
An image processing apparatus includes an acquiring unit, an identifying unit, and a correcting unit. The acquiring unit acquires input data including shape...
US-9,576,341 Image-processing system, imaging apparatus and image-processing method
An image-processing system including an image processor and a correction processor is provided. The imaging processor obtains a captured image. The correction...
US-9,576,228 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium, for converting...
An image processing apparatus includes an input unit that inputs printing information containing image data and a conversion unit that, when the pixel value of...
US-9,576,162 Information processing apparatus, information management method, and information management program
An information processing apparatus, including a reading apparatus which reads an electronic recording card, is disclosed. The apparatus includes a reading unit...
US-9,575,704 Output system and operation terminal for determining one electronic apparatus from among a plurality of...
A non-transitory computer readable information recording medium stores a program therein. The program when executed by one or more processors causes an...
US-9,575,574 Coordinate detection system, coordinate detection method, and information processing device
A coordinate detection system includes a coordinate input device including a panel surface, an indication tool including a tip part with a conical shape or...
US-9,575,547 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and computer program product
An information processing apparatus includes: a power mode information storage unit that stores power mode information indicating whether a power mode of an...
US-9,575,532 Device, method, and system for reporting device state information to a server
An electronic device is connected to a server device. The electronic device includes: a detection unit that detects a state of the electronic device; a...
US-9,575,454 Information processing apparatus generating gloss control data
An information processing apparatus includes an input unit that receives specifications of a color, a type of a surface effect that is a visual or a tactile...
US-9,575,447 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a nip formation pad to form a fixing nip between a first fixing rotator and a second fixing rotator, through which a recording medium...
US-9,575,444 Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same
A fixing device in an image forming apparatus includes a rotatable fixing member; a plurality of heat sources to heat each area of the fixing member in a...
US-9,575,441 Image forming system
An image forming system includes a post-processing unit capable of performing a post-processing on the sheet on which the toner image is formed. The image...
US-9,575,312 Light deflector, and devices incorporating the same
A light deflector includes a mirror unit having a light reflection plane, a base, a pair of elastic supporting members each having one end attached to the...
US-9,574,098 Ink for inkjet recording and recording method therewith
An ink for inkjet recording, including: water; a water-soluble organic solvent; a pigment; and resin particles, wherein 50% by mass or more of the water-soluble...
US-9,574,097 Non-aqueous photopolymerizable inkjet ink and ink cartridge
A non-aqueous photopolymerizable inkjet ink, including as a photopolymerizable monomer: (a) ethylene glycol dimethacrylate; and (b) caprolactone-modified...
US-9,573,136 Toner producing apparatus and toner producing method
A toner producing apparatus including: a foreign matter separating unit including a foreign matter separating chamber for separating metallic foreign matters...
US-9,572,213 Illumination light and illumination device
An illumination light includes: a bridge diode that performs full-wave rectification on an alternating-current signal; a switching converter that includes a...
US-9,572,012 Apparatus, system, and method of managing counterpart terminal information and recording medium
An apparatus, system, and method of managing candidate counterpart terminal information, each of which determines, in response to a request for adding a...
US-9,571,806 Projection system, and information processing apparatus
A projection system includes image projection apparatuses to project one image onto a projection face based on image information, a projection controller to...
US-9,571,770 Sense circuit and method of operation thereof and photoelectric conversion array connected to inverting input...
A sense circuit includes a differential amplifier circuit including an inverting input section, a non-inverting input section and an output section, an...
US-9,571,699 Information processing system, information processing method, and computer program product
An information processing system includes an image forming part and an operation part attachable to and detachable from the image forming part. The information...
US-9,571,690 Image scanner and image forming apparatus incorporating the image scanner
An image scanner, which is incorporated in an image forming apparatus, includes a stationary-document reading section, a moving-document reading section...
US-9,571,679 Image processing system and information synchronizing method
An image processing system includes a main unit of an image processing apparatus and an operational unit. The operational unit includes a request receiver that...
US-9,571,672 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-9,571,020 Motor drive control device, motor drive control method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium
A motor drive control device includes: a deceleration start position calculating unit that calculates a deceleration start position indicating an address at...
US-9,570,887 Vertical cavity surface emitting laser device, vertical cavity surface emitting laser array, optical scanning...
A disclosed vertical cavity surface emitting laser device emits light orthogonally in relation to a substrate and includes a resonator structure including an...
US-9,569,853 Processing of light fields by transforming to scale and depth space
Light field images of a three-dimensional scene are transformed from an (image,view) domain to an (image,scale,depth) domain. Processing then occurs in the...
US-9,569,851 Sequencing products recognized in a shelf image
A method for sequencing products on a retail shelf, or other objects, recognized in an image of the retail shelf includes detecting products in the received...
US-9,569,621 Information processing apparatus and information processing apparatus startup control method
An information processing apparatus includes a first processor that is connected to an input/output device and is configured to execute a program for...
US-9,569,013 Coordinate detection system, information processing apparatus, and recording medium
A coordinate detection system detects coordinates of a position to which an electronic pen points on a surface of a display. The coordinate detection system...
US-9,568,879 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body, a sheet container, an image forming part to form an image, a sheet feeding rotary body to feed the...
US-9,568,877 Image forming apparatus that performs compulsory toner consumption processing
An image forming apparatus is provided. The image forming apparatus includes an image forming device to form images of color toners on corresponding image...
US-9,568,869 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device includes a fixing belt formed into a loop rotatable in a predetermined direction of rotation and a pressure roller disposed opposite the fixing...
US-9,568,868 Image forming apparatus
Heat-equalizing rotation of a fixing member and a pressing member for equalizing the distribution of the temperature of a surface of the fixing member in a...
US-9,568,865 Belt device, fixing device, and image forming apparatus
A belt device includes an endless belt and a rotary driver contacting an outer circumferential surface of the belt to drive and rotate the belt. An opposed belt...
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