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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...
US-9,052,618 Overcoat composition for electrophotography, electrophotographic image forming method and electrophotographic...
An overcoat composition for electrophotography includes at least one of compounds having the following formulae (1) to (3): ##STR00001## wherein R1 represents...
US-9,052,580 Outer housing for an image projection apparatus
An image projection apparatus includes: an image forming unit that forms an image using light from a light source; a projecting optical unit that forms a...
US-9,051,481 Active energy ray-curable ink, ink cartridge containing ink, image or cured product forming method, and image...
An active energy ray-curable ink which contains: polymerizable compounds containing a monofunctional polymerizable monomer a homopolymer of which has Tg of...
US-9,051,145 Slide rail assembly, sheet feeder, and image forming apparatus
A slide rail assembly includes an inner rail unit, a pair of first and second outer rails, first and second roller mounted to the inner rail unit, and third and...
US-9,050,838 Image forming apparatus with carriage mounting recording head for ejecting liquid droplets
An image forming apparatus includes a main body and a printing assembly. The printing assembly includes a carriage, an encoder scale, an encoder sensor, and a...
US-9,050,811 Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus includes a recording head having a nozzle surface including plural nozzles configured to eject liquid droplets, a suction cap...
US-9,050,810 Image forming apparatus configured with recording head cap having plural release valves
An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body, a recording head, a cap member, and release valves. The head has a nozzle face with nozzles to eject...
US-9,050,803 Liquid ejection head and image forming apparatus including the liquid ejection head
A liquid ejection head includes nozzles, a channel member, a common liquid chamber member, a damper member, a damper chamber formation member, a first adhesive,...
US-9,050,772 Sheet processing apparatus, image forming system, and sheet-bundle fold-enhancing method
A sheet processing apparatus includes: a pressing member that presses a fold part of a bundle of folded sheets so as to perform fold-enhancing; and a moving...
US-D731,509 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-9,049,331 Electronic device and computer program product
An electronic device has, as operation modes, a first mode and a second mode reduced in power consumption from the first mode. The electronic device includes a...
US-9,049,328 Automatic document feeding apparatus, image scanning apparatus, and image forming system
A CPU checks a detecting state of a document set sensor at a point when the trailing end of a document sheet is assumed to pass through a separating position at...
US-9,048,687 Power supply device and control method for power supply
A power supply device includes: a main power supply configured to feed power to a load with constant-voltage output using an external power supply; an auxiliary...
US-9,048,677 Semiconductor device for protecting secondary battery, battery pack, and electronic device using same
A battery pack includes a secondary battery, a discharge-control transistor, a charge-control transistor connected in series with the discharge-control...
US-9,048,676 Charging circuit and charging method
A charging circuit that simultaneously charges a battery with an electrical current supplied from an external power source and supplies the electrical current...
US-9,047,556 Media determination for a print job from a rasterization process
Methods and systems herein provide for identifying multiple types of media that will be used for print a print job by rasterizing raw print data for the print...
US-9,047,543 Information processing device, information processing method, and computer program product
A designating unit designates any of three edge faces other than an edge face corresponding to a spine of a book-bound article generated by a printer. A...
US-9,047,282 Document management systems, apparatuses and methods configured to provide user interface customized for...
Apparatuses, systems and methods are provided for accessing a document management application through a network, wherein user interface information comprising...
US-9,047,031 Process-related record information recording device and method
An image forming device is capable of executing an application. In the image forming device, a determining unit is configured to determine, in response to a...
US-9,047,026 Labeling inserted pages within print previews of a print job
Systems and methods are provided for labeling inserted pages within a print preview of a print job. The system receives print data comprising logical pages, and...
US-9,047,022 Method and apparatus for a print spooler to control document and workflow transfer
A method and apparatus for a print spooler to control document and workflow transfer are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises receiving a request...
US-9,046,902 Power supply circuit
Disclosed is a power supply circuit of an electric device. The power supply circuit comprises a power source configured to output a power source voltage; a...
US-9,046,872 Cooling device and image forming apparatus incorporating same
A cooling device includes a cooling member to cool a recording material. The cooling member includes a cooling surface member, a heat exchanging member, and a...
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