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Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an insertion entrance through which a toner container is inserted, and an entrance peripheral wall surrounding the insertion...
Developing device that suppresses hysteresis
A developing device, including: a developer bearing member, which is disposed opposite to an electrostatic latent image bearing member and which bears thereon a...
Image projection apparatus
An image projection apparatus includes a light source unit including a light source detachable from a main body, an image forming part to form an image with a...
Optical equipment capable of stopping a lens in a position producing no image blur and requiring low power consumption is provided. The optical equipment...
Imaging lens, camera and personal digital assistant
An imaging lens includes in order from an object side a first lens group including a positive refractive power and a second lens group having a negative...
Inkjet ink, ink cartridge, inkjet recording method, inkjet recording
device, and inkjet recorded matter
To provide an inkjet ink, which contains: water; a wetting agent; a surfactant; and a colorant, wherein the wetting agent contains at least an amide compound...
Sheet ejecting device, image forming system, and sheet ejecting method
A sheet ejecting device includes: a sheet ejecting unit configured to eject a sheet; a stacking unit on which the sheet that is ejected by the ejecting unit is...
Multi-feed judging device, image forming apparatus, multi-feed judging
method and multi-feed judging program
A multi-feed judging device includes a transporting unit that holds a recording medium between a driving roller and a driven roller, which is driven by the...
Feeding device and image forming apparatus
A feeding device includes a paper feed tray, a detector on an image forming apparatus main body, a control member rotatably supported by the paper feed tray,...
Data processing method of printing apparatus and the printing apparatus
Provided is a data processing method of a printing apparatus for printing a multi-color image on a printing medium by each of printing heads for at least two...
Inkjet printing apparatus and method of correcting step shift thereof
Provided is an inkjet printing apparatus configured to perform printing by discharging ink droplets onto a print medium. The apparatus includes a printing head...
Method of forming electromechanical transducer film, electromechanical
transducer film, electromechanical...
Disclosed is an electromechanical transducer film forming method including a surface modification process; an application process; and processes of drying,...
Information processing apparatus, information processing system,
information processing method, and...
An information processing apparatus include a priority information assigning unit configured to assign priority information indicating priority between a first...
Nozzle shading method, and an inkjet printing apparatus using same
An inkjet printing apparatus includes a plurality of nozzles for discharging ink, a CIS (Contact Image Sensor) type scanner for reading, as image data, charts...
Transmission terminal, transmission system, and non-transitory computer
readable storage medium
A transmission terminal includes a communication unit that communicates with an information providing device; a display control unit that displays first image...
Tracking the processing of electronic document data by network services
An approach is provided for tracking the processing of electronic document data by network services. One or more network services receive, from a network...
Communication system, communication method, information processing
apparatus, and storage medium
A communication system for one or more communication apparatuses communicable with an external apparatus includes a storing unit to store data received by a...
Power source device, electronic device, image forming apparatus, and power
source control method
A power source device includes: a first voltage generating unit that includes a power storage unit storing power based on power supplied from a power source and...
Paper-like forms processing system and method
A system for paper-like forms processing includes a plurality of portable computing devices coupled by a network to a paper-like forms server. The portable...
Document image authenticating server
A document image authenticating server and method for using the same are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises a document receiving interface to...
Information processor, authentication control method, and storage medium
An information processor is disclosed that includes an authentication part configured to authenticate a user based on predetermined information; an information...
Information processing apparatus, setting information management method
and recording medium
An disclosed information processing apparatus includes a memory unit for storing first setting-values for setting-items for a program in accordance with...
Communication device, update method, and computer-readable storage medium
A communication device includes a first receiving unit configured to receive first metainformation indicating a target update required for a program of the...
Device cooperation system, image forming apparatus, and function providing
In a device cooperation system, devices connected via a network take partial charge of providing a function. A first device acquires image data to be output;...
Control system for forming and outputting image, control apparatus for
forming and outputting image, and...
A control system for forming and outputting an image, in which an image output control apparatus cooperates with another information processing apparatus that...
Information processing system, method of processing information, program,
and recording medium
An information processing system including at least one computer including a receiving unit that receives a request to a predetermined destination, a generating...
Printer identification and mobile printing
Techniques are provided for displaying encoded data that represent a) features and options currently supported by a printing device, b) a printer identifier for...
Cleaner, and process cartridge and image forming apparatus using the
A cleaner is provided. The cleaner includes a cleaning blade having an edge to be contacted with a surface of a member to be cleaned while moving relative to...
Lubricant supplying device, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
In an embodiment, provided is a lubricant supplying device that includes: a solid lubricant; a supplying member that supplies lubricant of the solid lubricant...
Fixing device and image formation device
Disclosed are a fixing device and an image formation device. The fixing device includes first and second sensors used to respectively detect first and second...
Transfer device with transfer voltage unit and image forming apparatus
using the same
According to an embodiment, provided is a transfer device including: a nip forming member that abuts against a surface of an image carrier carrying a toner...
Image forming apparatus and transfer bias application device therein
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member, a transfer member disposed facing the image bearing member to form a transfer region therebetween,...
Apparatus and method for preventing an information storage device from
falling from a removable device
An information storage device installed in a removable device configured to be removably installed in an image forming apparatus body, includes: an information...
Transparent object detection system and transparent flat plate detection
A disclosed transparent body detection system includes an image acquisition unit acquiring a vertical polarization image and a horizontal polarization image by...
Portion of a powder container
Image inspection system and image inspection method for determining a
threshold useable for defect detection in...
An image inspection system for inspecting an image output on a recording medium includes an image forming unit to form a threshold setting image on the...
Imaging device including a blur correcting mechanism for reducing the
radial load on movable connectors
An imaging device includes an optical system including optical elements, an image sensor, a lens barrel movable relative to a device body to move the optical...
Transmission terminal, transmission system, display control method, and
recording medium storing display...
A transmission terminal receives image data from one or more counterpart transmission terminals via a relay device, and displays one or more images based on the...
Image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes an operations unit configured to be directly operated by a user; a main unit configured to operate based on a request...
Apparatus, system, and method of log management, and recording medium
storing log management program
An apparatus to manage transmission of log data generated by a transmission terminal from the transmission terminal to a log management device obtains detection...
Image modulation apparatus, method, and program
An image modulation apparatus includes a device information obtaining unit to obtain device property information of a plurality of display devices respectively...
Proactive maintenance of devices based on usage data
A system and method for monitoring device usage are described. The system includes an enterprise service bus configured to receive a request to transmit media...
Image scaling mechanism
A method is disclosed. The method includes receiving an image, upsampling the image, eroding the upsampled image to compensate for dot gain and scaling the...
Printing device, printing method, computer program product, and recording
A printing device includes a print data management unit that is capable of storing and managing print data so as to be associated with corresponding...
Print system, print job creating device, print job creating method, and
A non-transitory recording medium stores a print job creating program, which when executed by a processor causes a computer to execute a process. The process...
Fixing device with hollow core heat roller and image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit to form a toner image on a recording medium and a fixing device. The fixing device includes a fixing...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearing member, an image forming unit for forming a toner image and a toner pattern comprising toner not to be...
Recording medium discharging device
A recording medium discharging device includes a discharging unit configured to discharge a recording medium from a discharge port; a tray unit on which the...
Automatic document feeder and image forming apparatus including the same
According to an embodiment, an ADF includes: a sheet-feed cover unit; a switch unit to be switched on or off depending on whether the sheet-feed cover unit is...
A fixing device includes a rotatable fuser member, a rotatable pressure member, a heater, and a controller. The rotatable fuser member is subjected to heating....