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US-9,060,077 Facsimile apparatus
A facsimile apparatus is disclosed that includes a register unit that registers transmission destination information in an internal address book. The register...
US-9,059,843 Information protection apparatus, information protection method, and storage medium
An apparatus for protecting information includes a hash value generating unit configured to identify a program file of a requester requesting information...
US-9,059,065 Method of varying gain of amplifying photoelectric conversion device and variable gain photoelectric conversion...
Provided is a method of varying the gain of an amplifying photoelectric conversion device and a variable gain photoelectric conversion device which are capable...
US-9,058,778 Maintaining DC balance in electronic paper displays using contrast correction
Systems and methods for maintaining DC balance in bi-stable displays using contrast correction are disclosed. The system includes a DC balance module and...
US-9,058,740 State determining device, image processing apparatus, state determining method, and computer program product
A state determining device includes a current detecting unit, a state determining unit, and a notifying unit. The current detecting unit detects a current value...
US-9,058,559 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-9,058,516 Automatic identification of fields and labels in forms
A system and method for processing form images including strokes. A controller receives a plurality of form images including a plurality of strokes. A stroke...
US-9,058,331 Generating a conversation in a social network based on visual search results
The present invention includes a system and method for generating a conversation in a social network based on visual search results. A mixed media reality (MMR)...
US-9,058,006 Punching processing apparatus, sheet post-processing apparatus, and image forming apparatus
A punching processing apparatus includes: a punching scrap collection member that is disposed at a position where punching scraps produced after punching a...
US-9,058,003 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer, a toner image forming unit, a detector, and a controller to adjust an image forming condition based on a...
US-9,057,991 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier; a facing member facing the image carrier via a transfer position; a power supply to output a voltage...
US-9,057,984 Powder container, toner cartridge, drawer tray, and image forming apparatus
A powder container includes: a housing unit that is horizontally elongated, that contains powder, and that has at least part thereof being deformable; and a...
US-9,057,983 Developer container, developer replenishing device, developing device, and image forming apparatus using same
A developer container removably installable in an apparatus body of an image forming apparatus includes a container body to contain developer, a cap connectable...
US-9,057,932 Imaging apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium for recording program thereon
An imaging apparatus includes: a setting processor which sets an image area including a tracking shooting object image in a pan-blur shooting as a tracking...
US-9,057,809 Light irradiation device and image forming apparatus
A light irradiation device includes: a light source to output diffused light; and a light guide member to guide the diffused light to an irradiation point. The...
US-9,057,683 Image pickup unit and vehicle in which image pickup unit is mounted
An image pickup lens has a focal length far from a position of a transparent member. An image pickup device is put on the side of the transparent member the...
US-9,056,995 Inkjet recording ink set and ink cartridge, and recording device, image forming method, and image-formed...
An inkjet recording ink set, which contains at least: a black pigment ink; and a color pigment ink, wherein the black pigment ink contains a black pigment...
US-9,056,993 Ink composition, inkjet recording method, and printed matter
The present invention provides an ink composition that contains a pigment, a dispersant, a hydrosoluble solvent; and water, wherein the pigment is represented...
US-9,056,737 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, and storage medium
An apparatus for forming an image on a recording medium. The apparatus includes a conveying unit conveying the recording medium; a driving unit driving the...
US-9,056,498 Image forming apparatus including sheet cutting device
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head, a carnage, a sheet cutting device, a cutter position detecting device, and a controller. The cutting...
US-9,056,468 Liquid discharge head and image forming apparatus
A liquid discharge head includes a nozzle plate, a channel plate, a wall member, and a common liquid chamber. The nozzle plate includes nozzles, and the channel...
US-9,056,460 Image forming apparatus and method for controlling liquid droplet discharge head
An image forming apparatus includes: a liquid droplet discharge head; a pressure generator; and a driving waveform generator configured to generate a driving...
US-9,056,454 Actuator, method of manufacturing the actuator, and liquid droplet ejecting head, liquid droplet ejecting...
An actuator includes a base member and an electro-mechanical transducer element including a first electrode, an electro-mechanical transducer film, and a second...
US-9,056,296 Apparatus for manufacturing fine particles and toner
An apparatus for manufacturing fine particles is provided. The apparatus includes a liquid droplet discharge device and a liquid droplet solidification device....
US-9,055,678 Modular unit and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A modular unit removably mounted to a main body includes a cover openably closable relative to a unit body of the modular unit and a movable member to move to...
US-9,055,436 Transmitting device, receiving device, wireless communication system and method for controlling wireless...
A transmitting device, a receiving device, a wireless communication system and a method for controlling the wireless communication system are used for creating...
US-9,055,262 Image forming apparatus for determining amount of transparent toner on target pixel based on dispersion of the...
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus capable of forming an image with a colored toner and a transparent toner based on image data of a read document,...
US-9,055,235 Video output apparatus and video input determination method
A video output apparatus outputs one of image information items received from external storage units. The video output apparatus includes input interfaces, an...
US-9,054,545 Power supply control device and image forming apparatus
A power supply control device includes a photoelectric conversion unit to convert light energy to electricity, and a power supply control signal output unit...
US-9,053,584 Distribution of mail pieces across print jobs to enhance postal discounts in a production printing environment
Systems and methods are provided for enhancing postal discounts. The system receives multiple print jobs, each print job assigned for printing at a different...
US-9,053,455 Providing position information in a collaborative environment
In systems that enable collaboration, techniques are provided for communicating and displaying positional information with respect to these systems so as to...
US-9,053,360 Image inspection apparatus, image forming apparatus, image inspection method, and image inspection program
An image inspection method and apparatus for inspecting images output on sheets including a reference white plate disposed at a position of the transport route...
US-9,053,303 Apparatus, authentication system, authentication control method, authentication control program, and...
A disclosed image forming apparatus includes an authentication information reception unit configured to receive first authentication information input to the...
US-9,053,126 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and recording medium
A disclosed information processing apparatus is connected to an information management apparatus via a network. The information processing apparatus includes a...
US-9,052,851 Simulation of preprinted forms
In one embodiment, a method for the simulation of preprinted forms is disclosed. The method includes receiving a first image as a back drop of a form, the image...
US-9,052,850 Printer driver, storage medium, and information processing apparatus
A printer driver includes a plurality of modules, an interface unit that accepts the addition of plug-in including one or more additional modules for realizing...
US-9,052,799 Image forming apparatus, customization control method and recording medium
An image forming apparatus includes a unit configured to manage screen type information including a type that indicates a dependence relationship between UT...
US-9,052,669 Lubricant applicator, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge
A lubricant applicator includes a block of lubricant, a supply member contactable against the block of lubricant to scrape the block of lubricant, and a...
US-9,052,668 Image forming apparatus, sensing method, and recording medium
An image forming apparatus comprises: a sensor that includes a light-emitting part for emitting light to a moving body and a light-receiving part; a...
US-9,052,663 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes an image carrier; an image forming unit; a processor for controlling the image forming unit according to a predetermined...
US-9,052,659 Reflective optical sensor and image forming device incorporating the same
A reflective optical sensor includes a light emitting element to irradiate a target object with a light beam, a light receiving element to receive the light...
US-9,052,658 Fixing device with a temperature detector adjacent an easily deformable location and image forming apparatus...
A fixing device for fixing an unfixed image onto a recording medium includes a fixing belt, a nip forming member, an opposing rotary member, a heater, and a...
US-9,052,652 Fixing device including a friction reducer and an image forming apparatus including the fixing device
A fixing device includes a nip formation pad disposed opposite an inner circumferential surface of an endless belt and pressing the endless belt against a...
US-9,052,650 Fixing device and image forming apparatus
A fixing device fixes a toner image on a recording medium by heating the recording medium, with a heating area and a non-heating area selected in accordance...
US-9,052,649 Apparatus for producing detachable information sheet and method of producing detachable information sheet
An apparatus for producing a detachable information sheet includes an image forming device, an applying and curing unit, and a heating and pressing unit. The...
US-9,052,643 Image forming method and image forming apparatus for transforming a toner image into a semi-film
The image forming method comprising: forming a toner image on an image carrier; transferring the toner image formed on the image carrier onto a recording...
US-9,052,633 Exposure device and image forming apparatus
An exposure device, which emits light according to a gray level of image data, includes plural light emitting element lines arranged at different positions in a...
US-9,052,631 Image forming apparatus, process cartridge, and image forming method
An image forming apparatus, including: an image bearing member; a charging unit; an exposure unit; a developing unit; a transfer unit; a fixing unit; and a...
US-9,052,629 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus forms a color image, and includes an endless intermediate transfer belt which rotates and carries a toner image and plural image...
US-9,052,621 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including: image bearing member; latent image forming unit; developing unit; transfer unit; fixing unit, wherein toner in the...
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