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US-9,082,105 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...
US-9,081,987 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...
US-9,081,949 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...
US-9,081,720 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...
US-9,081,641 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...
US-9,081,615 Device cooperation system, image forming apparatus, and function providing method
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;...
US-9,081,530 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...
US-9,081,528 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...
US-9,081,527 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...
US-9,081,353 Cleaner, and process cartridge and image forming apparatus using the cleaner
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...
US-9,081,347 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...
US-9,081,339 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...
US-9,081,335 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...
US-9,081,333 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,...
US-9,081,327 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...
US-9,080,986 Transparent object detection system and transparent flat plate detection system
A disclosed transparent body detection system includes an image acquisition unit acquiring a vertical polarization image and a horizontal polarization image by...
US-D734,386 Portion of a powder container
US-9,077,927 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...
US-9,077,903 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...
US-9,077,851 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...
US-9,077,837 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...
US-9,077,621 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...
US-9,076,369 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...
US-9,076,117 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...
US-9,076,099 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...
US-9,075,551 Printing device, printing method, computer program product, and recording medium
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...
US-9,075,547 Print system, print job creating device, print job creating method, and recording medium
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...
US-9,075,385 Fixing device with hollow core heat roller and image forming apparatus with same
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...
US-9,075,383 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...
US-9,075,377 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...
US-9,075,376 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...
US-9,075,365 Fixing device
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....
US-9,075,357 Fixing device and image forming apparatus including same
A fixing device includes a rotatable fixing member to rotate while contacting an unfixed image; a pressure member to form a fixing nip with the fixing member; a...
US-9,075,350 Image forming apparatus to maintain adequate transferability of toner to a recording medium
An image forming apparatus includes a power source to output a voltage having an alternating waveform to transfer a toner image from an image bearing member to...
US-9,075,297 Image projection apparatus
An image projection apparatus includes a light source, light from which is used to form an image to be projected, a first flow path, a control unit configured...
US-9,075,295 Devices and method for stopping trapezoidal distortion correction during user interaction
A projector device, a method of correcting trapezoidal distortion, and a distortion correction program stored in a recording medium are provided, each of which...
US-9,073,724 Sheet discharge device and image forming apparatus
A sheet discharge device includes a fixing device that fixes a sheet, a curl correcting device that corrects a curl of the fixed sheet, a first guiding member...
US-9,073,356 Liquid treatment agent coating device for inkjet printer, method of operating liquid treatment agent coating...
Disclosed is a liquid treatment agent coating device including a coating roller that coats a recording medium with a liquid treatment agent; a pressing roller...
US-9,073,315 Image forming apparatus and method of driving and controlling head
An image forming apparatus includes a head drive control unit configured to generate a drive waveform including drive pulses in time series, select one or more...
US-D733,784 Camera module
US-D733,570 Packaging bag
US-9,071,208 Signal amplification circuit and signal amplification determination circuit including the signal amplification...
A signal amplification circuit includes an input terminal; a first chopper modulation circuit; a first amplifier having an amplification circuit and a chopper...
US-9,071,125 Switching regulator, control method thereof and power-supply device
A switching regulator configured to convert an input voltage input to an input terminal into a predetermined constant voltage by switching with at least two...
US-9,070,077 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and computer-readable recording medium for...
An information processing apparatus includes: a storage unit configured to record output data to a first storage unit; an administration unit configured to...
US-9,070,052 Image capturing unit, color measuring device, image forming device, color measuring system, and color measuring...
An image capturing unit includes a sensor unit that captures a predetermined area including a subject; a reference chart that is arranged in the predetermined...
US-9,069,516 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and device linkage method
An information processing apparatus includes a user interface unit configured to receive a function execution request for processes, the function execution...
US-9,069,507 Print server, printing system, and computer program product configured to send print data to an image forming...
According to an embodiment, a print server connected to a plurality of image forming apparatuses via a network includes: a print-command acquisition unit that...
US-9,069,503 Apparatus, system, and method of output distribution, and recording medium storing output distribution control...
An output distribution system extracts user-specific information from job data that is generated in response to an output request, obtains terminal-specific...
US-9,069,366 Switching regulator
A switching regulator includes a switching element to generate an output voltage, a reference voltage source to generate a reference voltage, a soft-start...
US-9,069,319 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
An information processing apparatus for generating plate data used to generate image data in an image processing apparatus. The information processing apparatus...
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